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05-23-22, 09:38 PM
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Posted By SirMike1983

1974 Raleigh Grand Prix 10-Speed

For sale is a nice Raleigh 10-speed Grand Prix I rebuilt a few years ago. I believe it is a 1974 model. 27 x 1 1/4 wheels. Has ornate lugs and wrap-around seat stays. Upgraded Suntour derailleurs. GB...
05-23-22, 01:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By poprad

That could be a lovely build. Next time I am at...

That could be a lovely build. Next time I am at the shop I can find out the name of the original order, the paper invoices are all in huge binders back to the 50s. I don't see a serial # on the...
05-22-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 68,964
Views: 11,136,468
Posted By merziac

Tx, I spent quite a bit of time cleaning it up...

Tx, I spent quite a bit of time cleaning it up for Eroica and changing a couple of things, it was very much in need of it. :twitchy:
05-22-22, 11:31 AM
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Views: 11,136,468
Posted By 52telecaster

That is a fabulous looking bike.

That is a fabulous looking bike.
05-22-22, 11:25 AM
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Posted By merziac

"good" people is an understatement, they have...

"good" people is an understatement, they have been in business since 1954.

The original owner, Spence Wolf was legendary and the shop has been a mecca for decades.

I made a pilgrimage there on...
05-22-22, 10:38 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

DAYum, I was headed there (anyway) tonight and...

DAYum, I was headed there (anyway) tonight and could have easily stopped by the seller (San Carlos is not a big town)...but now it's gone, jackie, gone.
Oh well.
Timing is everything.
05-20-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By VRJAKE

Bob Jackson also on offer at the driveway sale....

Bob Jackson also on offer at the driveway sale. Tall one, 25 inches center to top, but shorter top tube. Reynolds 531 tubing throughout. Mix of quality components, Campagnolo Tipo hubs, Shimano...
05-16-22, 10:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 149
Posted By SpeedofLite

45 Years Ago: May 1977 in Bicycling! magazine

Included articles/columns are:
Question Man
BIKEPACKING: "Bury Me with My Toe Straps On"
"Bike Racer in a Foreign Land"
"The Old Chisolm Trail, Texas"

The following articles from this issue...
05-12-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By Kilroy1988

Raleigh "International" decal borrowed from Reg Harris!

Hello folks,

For those of you who are interested in the Raleigh products of the bike boom era, I thought a little something I just figured out might be fun to share... Until 1972 Raleigh...
05-12-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 850
Posted By clubman

A little suggestion, next time file parallel...

A little suggestion, next time file parallel flats on the axle instead of the frame. Axles are replaceable, frames less so.

...
05-10-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 755
Posted By iab

I've had more problems with sellers not on ebay...

I've had more problems with sellers not on ebay than sellers from ebay , but one person's experience in one person's experience.

What I don't understand is all the griping about ebay. Please name...
05-09-22, 04:00 PM
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Views: 11,136,468
Posted By verktyg

Hermes Bike

WGB

That's an amazing old bike but Sweden would be unhappy to know that they just lost one of their cities, especially since it's only 40 miles, 65 km north of Stockholm! :P
...
05-06-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By VRJAKE

Sharing also an Ideale special order, took months...

Sharing also an Ideale special order, took months to receive. What's special is titanium rails and aluminum rivets as made for Concours des Machines a couple years back. The nice people at Ideale...
05-06-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By Spellscape

Selles Idéale Model 90

Hi all
For restoring my french bike I've just choose same saddle it was originally sold with in 70th
It's perfect...
05-01-22, 11:06 AM
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Views: 233,051
Posted By merziac

SoCaled tmnguuyen Huge shoutout to these...

SoCaled tmnguuyen

Huge shoutout to these guys for rocking the 40's, maybe 50's Paramount to Cambria!
04-24-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By H2Rick

What a lovely Chicago-built Schwinn, That color...

What a lovely Chicago-built Schwinn, That color is called Opaque Red and was only offered on the 1974 model.
If it truly is a 1974 model you can confirm by checking the 2nd letter of the serial...
04-22-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 956
Posted By lonesomesteve

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04-22-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 956
Posted By LanceRides

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Not groceries, but a lot of lumber!
That's my 1980 Trek 412
You can...
04-22-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 956
Posted By nlerner

That’s a Burley Flatbed Cargo trailer. Not...

That’s a Burley Flatbed Cargo trailer. Not necessarily C&V!
04-21-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 956
Posted By nlerner

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04-16-22, 03:33 PM
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Views: 11,136,468
Posted By Clang

1988 Schwinn Tempo - $245 (Mequon, WI) ...

1988 Schwinn Tempo - $245 (Mequon, WI)
https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/bik/d/mequon-1988-schwinn-tempo/7470858077.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00G0G_8qkzJ2vRvDjz_0CI0t2_1200x900.jpg
04-16-22, 04:50 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,237
Posted By verktyg

A Friend Passed Away In January...

After re-reading the re-worded eBay listing, The seller valued his collection of 100+ bikes at $250k. Allowing for parts, components, tools and such, that's about $2000 to $2250 a bike - debatable. ...
04-15-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,237
Posted By diomekes

If we're gonna do a group buy, let's see if we...

If we're gonna do a group buy, let's see if we can gather $50 first and I'll go take a look at 'em. Actually $55, so I can get $5 for gas.
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By bikemig

That's likely a UE 8 which is not that different...

That's likely a UE 8 which is not that different from the UO 8 but came stock with fenders, rack, and lighting system. The fenders and rack look like that ones that came on the UE 8.

It could make...
04-12-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By panzerwagon

So a neutron walks into a bar, and asks the...

So a neutron walks into a bar, and asks the proton barkeep "How much for a beer?"
"For you, no charge" says the barkeep. "Are you sure?" replies the neutron.
"Yes, I'm positive."

Please, don't...
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By cyclophilia

There will always be another bicycle purchase...

There will always be another bicycle purchase opportunity-please do not torture yourself about the ones that get away.

For someone who was specifically seeking a 23” Mercian this example was a...
04-04-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By RustyJames

Not only Facilitators, enablers. Post pics...

Not only Facilitators, enablers.

Post pics when your non-motorized 2-wheeler arrives. If you have a 2 or 4 wheeled Triumph, those pics would be great too!
04-01-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By JohnDThompson

A known, English-thread (1.375" x 24tpi) bottom...

A known, English-thread (1.375" x 24tpi) bottom bracket lockring will thread onto an English thread hub shell. Also, the freewheel may be marked with thread spec:
04-01-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By T-Mar

The subject derailleur appears to be a ROTA 301,...

The subject derailleur appears to be a ROTA 301, which was a pre-war French derailleur designed byJean Michel Gruyer for Victor Simon's company, L'Embourssage Industriel (Industrial Stamping),...
03-31-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By Fat Tire Trader

I have one on my 1941 Iver Johnson ...

I have one on my 1941 Iver Johnson

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Aftermarket Rota Derailleur on 1941 Iver...
03-30-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By jdawginsc

I have some I am going to send, a few options. PM...

I have some I am going to send, a few options. PM your address and name and I will send ASAP.

You owe me nothing. I am glad to do a minuscule act to bring a smile to a fellow cyclist in a troubled...
03-27-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 431
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

That is a great idea, with the lumber scrap...

That is a great idea, with the lumber scrap fitted to the chainring via a cut slot in the scrap lumber piece.....will keep the corrugated cardboard shipping carton intact too.

Hey, I believe...
03-26-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 28,400
Posted By scarlson

Good suggestions. I have some nonionic detergent...

Good suggestions. I have some nonionic detergent I can use for starters anyway. There's a fair bit of dirt in the lug details.

Here's a little effort I've made so far with restoration and...
03-26-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 536
Posted By ollo_ollo

Steve: I was interested in the 979 until I had a...

Steve: I was interested in the 979 until I had a few bone jarring rides on other aluminum bikes, thought 979's claimed smooth ride must be advertising hype, but never rode one. Got my 1st 979 last...
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By zukahn1

Pretty hard to find but campy did offer a adapter...

Pretty hard to find but campy did offer a adapter for Simplex/Huret drops in the 70's.
03-20-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,327
Posted By RustyJames

I believe you are correct about the frame being...

I believe you are correct about the frame being tweaked. The seat and chain stays on the DS aren’t straight. The stays on the NDS are arrow straight. Nice thing about this frame - I can take it back...
03-20-22, 12:10 AM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 674,580
Posted By nesteel

Big, 63.5cm C-C seat tube, Serotta Club Special,...

Big, 63.5cm C-C seat tube, Serotta Club Special, originally owned by John Kerry. One spot of corrosion on the underside of the DT. Paint still shines quite nicely, a few chips. Decals are tired, but...
03-19-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,401
Posted By 52telecaster

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This is how I deal with an old stiff body.
03-18-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,360
Posted By Spellscape

Lightbulb Individually tailored vintage bike clothes from Ukraine

Hi all.
I’m and my wife are owners of small family tailor shop in Ukraine, Vinnitsa. Before current events we usually sew tailor made clothes for all (from dresses to swim suites). Because I’m...
03-16-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 674,580
Posted By Force

Thank you for the offer. The Gitane is neat, but...

Thank you for the offer. The Gitane is neat, but I already have a TDF in the same color!
03-15-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By dddd

That screw stud was almost certainly set in place...

That screw stud was almost certainly set in place at the factory using permanent threadlocker.

The intention here was that turning even a corroded female hex fastener against this stud would never...
03-15-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By eaglerock

That seems plausible. I don't believe I've ever...

That seems plausible. I don't believe I've ever seen a 531 Frejus before the Emilio Bozzi buyout (late 60s?). The older ones were usually some variant of Columbus. Emilio Bozzi's group also owned...
03-14-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 674,580
Posted By philpeugeot

Update: both frames have been claimed.

Update: both frames have been claimed.
03-13-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,036
Posted By iab

I wasn't sure, but they are in the 1963 Ron...

I wasn't sure, but they are in the 1963 Ron Kitching catalog, so good to go.

https://live.staticflickr.com/7144/6502530145_266a700680_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/aUBaEH)Cinelli Bar Plugs 3...
03-13-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,036
Posted By Dylansbob

I'm a cork guy, myself. cheap and plentiful, ...

I'm a cork guy, myself. cheap and plentiful, I learned after dinging at TT with a handlebar swing to always keep something in to protect against having that happen again.
03-12-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,438
Posted By Slightspeed

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My Legnano, had since new in 1965, Campy bar ends, still loving them,...
03-12-22, 06:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,438
Posted By obrentharris

The Swiss bikes, Mondias and Allegros, seemed to...

The Swiss bikes, Mondias and Allegros, seemed to come with them as standard equipment for quite a while. My cycling coach in the early seventies wouldn't let us use them. He had seen a teammate...
03-12-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By verktyg

Early 70's Motobecane

Motobecane and the other big players Peugeot, Gitane, Raleigh and Bianchi made models for specific markets such as France, the UK, the US, the Netherlands, Germany, the East Block and so on. There...
03-11-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By squirtdad

Sports basement (Cambell and Sunnyvale) does this...

Sports basement (Cambell and Sunnyvale) does this for $110 https://shop.sportsbasement.com/pages/services-bike and I think they will hold the bike for Bikeflights shipping if you give them the...
03-10-22, 05:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By bulgie

I agree a drill will catch and mangle the part in...

I agree a drill will catch and mangle the part in short order. I think an endmill or reamer are also too dangerous though. Their multi-point geometry means high cutting forces, which requires high...
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