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06-05-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 571
Posted By johnnyace

You just never know who you'll meet while camping...

We returned yesterday from camping for the week in central Oregon. The weather was perfect, although warmer than usual for this time of year.

To my surprise, the couple that were the camp hosts...
06-01-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By HeikoS69

New Scans of Daniel Rebour drawings

I have digitized most of the bicycle related Rebour drawings from the French magazine „Le Cycle“ 1945 - 1974 and published the scans on Flickr with kind permission of Martine Rebour, sole living heir...
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By justcynn

it will be a contender!. I did convert an ‘80...

it will be a contender!. I did convert an ‘80 chrome Voyageur to a Tiagra triple 10 spd drive train which I really like. All the feels of a vintage with the modern group and 700x32 rubber .

And...
05-22-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By jamesdak

Pinerallo Monviso....don't judge me.

Ok,,,,,yes I know...I did say I had to downsize.....but....man.....how do you resist this?

This one has languished locally for over a year now. Took a day off last Tuesday to get a lot of riding...
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By justcynn

Sold to me👍Thanks for the help! ...

Sold to me👍Thanks for the help!


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05-18-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,365
Views: 245,772
Posted By tjfastback66

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05-16-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 958
Posted By montclairbobbyb

I REALLY did it...

I realize I've been talking about selling off most of my bike collection for awhile (on this and other forums), when suddenly I came to a moment of clarity... and I actually DONATED (yes, gave away)...
05-14-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2,365
Views: 245,772
Posted By Sir_Name

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05-14-21, 04:35 AM
Replies: 2,365
Views: 245,772
Posted By sjanzeir

Now hear this!

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This just in: Our Tootie dropped a litter of six seven. Friday, May...
05-14-21, 01:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 681
Posted By styggno1

Yes I have. It arrived just a couple of...

Yes I have.

It arrived just a couple of weeks ago. It is a wonderful saddle and more than well worth its price. The deal was also pleasant with direct contact with Katia - one of the founders,...
04-22-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By non-fixie

Thank you for providing all the feedback, PFB! ...

Thank you for providing all the feedback, PFB! ;)

That kinda proves your point, I thought. So I just picked up the one that was for sale here. Not exactly cheap by my standards, and I still got...
04-10-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14,324
Views: 3,189,690
Posted By Straightblock

I emailed the county road maintenance department...

I emailed the county road maintenance department and gave the the location and a picture of the remnant of the sheared off post. I emphasis that the post end pointed at oncoming traffic with its...
04-08-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By cudak888

PAY SHIPPING: 1951 Raleigh Sports (21" ladies' frame)

*** SPOKEN FOR: This '51 Sports will soon have a new home with Don, a friend who lives in my same neighborhood who's a 3-speed collector ***

Ged117 offered me his '50 Raleigh Superbe a few weeks...
04-01-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,499
Posted By mcgregorj

Finally - Motobecane Grand Record restomod

Hi, all. Here's the Grand Record (1976, I think?) that I've been working on for the last couple of months. (C&V has been a great help!) It was my father-in-law's, he bought it from the original owner...
03-26-21, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By jjhabbs

Nice Score! From an incoming phone call!

Hey guys
Pretty cool thing happened this week. I met a guy two months ago at a local hang out and it turned out he was a customer of mine back in the 80s where I worked called Action Cyclery. He...
03-22-21, 12:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By bikingshearer

There is a whole book dedicated to this and...

There is a whole book dedicated to this and related questions called The Dancing Chain by Frank Berto. It discusses these issues (and others you never knew were issues) and has a ton of great photos...
03-19-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By Tomm Willians

Love a dedicated vintage enthusiast!

My wife and I came to the obvious yet painful conclusion that we have too many bikes. We decided to part with a pair of vintage rides in my Razesa and her Mercian. I listed them on CL about 10 days...
03-17-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,801
Posted By Pcampeau

1953 Rotrax Super Course Full Chrome (Beautiful Lugs)

So this bike has been posted here previously by its former owner. I acquired this today and I’m quite excited about it! There are some rust issues to sort out and it could get pricey, but hopefully,...
03-03-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 878
Posted By jdawginsc

The great bike refresh and giveaway thread

Some of you may have read I decided to make my addiction work for my students at an inner city high school that was hit hard by various catastrophes. My kids don’t really have much.

...So, we...
02-23-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By clubman

As disciples of the Book of Bokonon say, 'Busy,...

As disciples of the Book of Bokonon say, 'Busy, busy busy'.
Hard to believe KV wrote that in '61. Genius.
02-23-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 24,638
Views: 2,987,797
Posted By Ged117

I'm heading into this job with my 1950 AG...

I'm heading into this job with my 1950 AG three-speed dynamo hub. It's certainly due for a service, and since it is in the wheel, I'm going to try a punch with the wheel between my legs. Since I...
02-09-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By jjhabbs

Guest bike video: 1972 Raleigh Professional! Almost perfect!

Hey guys. I met Tim on YouTube after he heard me ask for a part on my Mercian Vincitore video. He brought over his bicycle and it's awesome. Check out the vid.
I compare the 72 to the 80...
02-06-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By billnuke1

Found it!

I had been going through albums and albums of pictures to give to my wife’s family... I have been looking for this particular picture for a long time...me and my beautiful Schwinn Varsity!
...
02-03-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By nlerner

Some guy named Eddy Merckx wrote his name really...

Some guy named Eddy Merckx wrote his name really obnoxiously on this frameset!...
01-24-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 894
Posted By katsarasj

ca 1961 Cinelli Mod. S.C.

To the list,

I thought that some of you may be interested in seeing an original paint ca 1961 Cinelli Mod. S.C. with somewhat rare 1958 first generation Campagnolo Record crankset, 3 piece...
01-22-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 838
Posted By polymorphself

1972 Peugeot PX-10 overhaul finished.

Just finished the overhaul of this PX-10 that I picked up from greg3rd48. It’s for a friend and will be her first road bike. Perhaps a bit overkill but hey it met the the price point and quality...
01-16-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By BlueDevil63

pretty '74 Lygie

I just finished cleaning and tuning this up. Too small for me so it will go up for sale at some point. Down tube decal is too early for this bike but the correct ones are hard to find and ugly. The...
01-13-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 24,638
Views: 2,987,797
Posted By browngw

Mine 1979 Canadian DL1 came with a plated steel...

Mine 1979 Canadian DL1 came with a plated steel tube rack. I could not save the chrome and give it a coat of black. It sort of suits the somber solid looks of the bike. I agree with them being a...
01-12-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 62,163
Views: 9,413,092
Posted By Clang

Hah- thanks! I just keep scrolling down :]

Hah- thanks! I just keep scrolling down :]
12-25-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By BlueDevil63

custom Colnago build - pictures

I did a build thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1219313-82-colnago-profil-cx-build-thread-jp-weigle-jon-williams.html) on this but here are the final "pro" pics.

This is a bike...
12-24-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By xiaoman1

Hoping for a merry christmas for everyone

This undoubtedly is a very different holiday than any of us have experienced in our liftime/s.
All those around us are struggling, managing and coping but the new year is ahead and with that there...
12-18-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,722
Posted By northbend

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12-14-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,866
Posted By ascherer

I did a couple this year. Here's my 1971 Raleigh...

I did a couple this year. Here's my 1971 Raleigh International frame in it's third incarnation with an 8 speed Sturmey hub, Sanyo front Dynamo, 700x35 Paselas, Mafac Racers, 34T Origin8 crankset with...
12-13-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 890
Posted By Fairview

1971 Schwinn Paramount frame and fork, original paint

This is a really nice original paint 1971 Schwinn Paramount P13 frame and fork, 25 inches from center to top. Bottom bracket and head set are included. The chrome is perfect, paint shows very well...
11-22-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 925
Posted By Kilroy1988

I think this is about the dozenth time a thread...

I think this is about the dozenth time a thread has been made about this video... It's great, I'm sure someone will see it for the first time, but yeah. :p

-Gregory
11-11-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 68,709
Posted By Iamsecond

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10-27-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,988
Posted By Wildwood

I had been searching for a birth year bike and a...

I had been searching for a birth year bike and a German bike. If one is willing to compromise birth year to birth decade, to kill 2 birds (so to speak) with 1 bike. I wanted a rear derailleur mount...
10-22-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 21,675
Posted By Sluggo

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10-22-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 21,675
Posted By BFisher

Francis Slocum State Park ...

Francis Slocum State Park
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10-13-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,000
Posted By Steve Whitlatch

Took my Grandson out for his first ride.

New to me 1982 Super Sport, not yet overhauled, pulling my 18 month old grandson along through the neighborhood on a new to me Instep trailer.
My grandson loved it, my legs, not so much. My...
10-05-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3,451
Views: 819,133
Posted By Susannav

Finally I have my bike at home. It's a 38 year...

Finally I have my bike at home. It's a 38 year old Peugeot road bike I got when I was about 4 years old.
So this fall /winter I will be cleaning and polishing. ...
09-29-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2,365
Views: 245,772
Posted By juvela

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...evidently you have more fur than most fellas...

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09-29-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,365
Views: 245,772
Posted By billnuke1

Down and out...

Down and out...woke up, strolled out from HIS room, rolled over and hit the stretch pose, annnnd, he’s out!...
09-21-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By polymorphself

Wanted pedals - Ended up with a PX-10

Due to my French pedal woes recently I decided to hop online and see if I could find a ratty old French bike for $20 to take the pedals off of for a build. One of the first things I saw listed was a...
09-13-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,072
Posted By speedevil

The Bourbon Tour Trail Ride is done. We met at...

The Bourbon Tour Trail Ride is done. We met at the Wrangler's Camp turnoff on 68 in LBL, and went east a ways on the path to warm up before starting the trail. From this point to the Golden Pond...
09-13-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,072
Posted By speedevil

The 3rd annual Bourbon and Tobacco Tour road ride...

The 3rd annual Bourbon and Tobacco Tour road ride is in the historical documents. We had good weather (and timing - more on that later). The roads in LBL do not disappoint - long climbs on the Trace...
08-09-20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 62,163
Views: 9,413,092
Posted By merziac

Mine, done! Huge shoutout here for outing...

Mine, done!

Huge shoutout here for outing this, been looking for one of these and a bargain is great..

Quick wipe down and driveway detail, lower the stem, raise the seat, very minor rear wheel...
08-09-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,819
Posted By Dylansbob

20yrs bike picking. I've had finds, but this one......whew

Sooo a 10spd Pinarello bike popped up on FB this evening. More pics coming tomorrow after I've had a chance to clean and look over. My heart is still racing 4hrs later. First pic is as found. I had...
08-07-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By kombiguy

Thanks! I'm going to grab them in the morning.

Thanks! I'm going to grab them in the morning.
08-05-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,448
Posted By steelbikeguy

for some reason, the bearings frequently are...

for some reason, the bearings frequently are adjusted tight at the factory. They should be fine if you adjust them yourself.

I've got the MKS Sylvan pedals on a few(?) bikes. They have been...
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