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02-28-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,808
Posted By JulesCW

I'm not even sure what that means. Do you feel...

I'm not even sure what that means. Do you feel that utility cycling is only "pure" if done on low-end non-aesthetically pleasing bikes? Or that it is only "pure" if done on "hardcore" post-industrial...
02-25-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,855
Posted By Kilroy1988

Thanks guys, still enjoying it indeed! I posted...

Thanks guys, still enjoying it indeed! I posted about the upgrades elsewhere I suppose... Lovely leather bits from Tabor in Portugal, classic steel stem and bars, frame pump...

cudak888 You'd have...
02-24-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By bikeaddiction1

Anyone ever heard of Di Salle Bicycles? Vintage Campy Group Set.

I just finished overhauling a bike of a manufacturer I have never heard of. The bike just says "Di Salle" on the down tube and the head tube says Di Salle Bicycles, Toronto Canada. Based on looking...
02-14-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By sloar

Back from powder coater

Just got my Serotta back from the powder coater and Iím extremely happy. I initially started this project to flip, once I built it up Iíve decided to keep it. I need to change the bars and stem then...
02-10-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,603
Posted By jish1969

Progress. It's been slow going, but it's been...

Progress. It's been slow going, but it's been frigid in CNY and my kerosene heater can't keep up. Couldn't find a set of long reach calipers until a friend reached out with a newer set of Tektros he...
02-09-21, 11:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,343
Posted By Drillium Dude

Last Ride

Today was the final function-check ride for my faithful orange Super before turning it over to a local buyer tomorrow afternoon. We're scheduled to do a longer test ride then; he felt comfortable...
02-09-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 124,567
Posted By Roger M

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Might catch flack for the bars(with the sport touring crowd)...
02-07-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 124,567
Posted By non-fixie

Since my previous - pre-Covid - post (ah, the...

Since my previous - pre-Covid - post (ah, the memories!) I've acquired this Olympia Sport and built it along the lines of that A-D:
...
02-05-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By Bigbus

I think I would be seriously tempted to put in an...

I think I would be seriously tempted to put in an inch from an old chain even if I had to reuse the pins just to keep the roller in there. And yes, on my MTB I have reused pins in the past with no...
02-04-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2,344
Views: 473,963
Posted By jlaw

A beautiful theme of blue and silver you have...

A beautiful theme of blue and silver you have going there - perhaps my favorite - and an interesting back-story.

I think I can see myself in those rims!

Very nice.
02-04-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By oneclick

Cracked GB stem

Typical issue:


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02-03-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By dddd

Basement-fresh thrift-store find

Once again I've forgotten to take the "before" photo of a crusty find, but got around to taking a picture a day later after having to do surprisingly little work beyond cables, minor spoke tensioning...
02-02-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,808
Posted By Mogens

I don’t own a Rivendell and two years ago, when I...

I don’t own a Rivendell and two years ago, when I finally got around to spending four figures on a new bike, I chose a modern aluminum one. So while appreciating Grant Petersen, I’m not a follower of...
01-29-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,808
Posted By nlerner

I had a Romulus for several years and rode it a...

I had a Romulus for several years and rode it a lot, including lots of long rides (200-300k). It was super comfortable, fairly neutral in its handling, but not the lightest thing out there, which...
01-20-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,299
Posted By billridesbikes

In cycling’s early days good looking young women...

In cycling’s early days good looking young women would come out from their towns and villages to hold your bike or hand a tired racer a good bottle of wine to keep him going. Side stands were simply...
01-15-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,277
Posted By steelbikeguy

nicely done! I was replacing the cables on one...

nicely done!
I was replacing the cables on one bike and figured that was a good time to do a harlequin wrap. Like your bike, it has bar end shifters, and I realized that it pretty much requires...
01-15-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,277
Posted By thook

sure...i know what the height is. i just...

sure...i know what the height is. i just misunderstood mooney's initial post when he said tech's weren't "long" enough. i thought he was referencing the height of them when someone made the remark...
01-13-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 24,031
Views: 2,833,779
Posted By PilotFishBob

I picked up this '74 DL-1 on a whim (and after...

I picked up this '74 DL-1 on a whim (and after reading this thread) while visiting my sister in Atlanta in 2017 (she grabbed it for me, I got it from her). Got it back to Memphis, did the usual...
01-12-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 794
Posted By semroc

Put the paper sign on the carbon thing. And ride...

Put the paper sign on the carbon thing. And ride home on the Bridgestone.
01-11-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 974
Posted By 76SLT

This was my first time using the shellac method....

This was my first time using the shellac method. I used 3 coats of amber over bright red tape to get this darker red shade. It gave me the look I was shooting for on an old English bike....
01-07-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,397
Posted By Rolla

I rode exclusively fixed for about five years,...

I rode exclusively fixed for about five years, and considered myself a "purist." One day, I flipped my rear wheel to to the freewheel side just to experience a different gear ratio. During that...
12-31-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 24,031
Views: 2,833,779
Posted By JIMBO53

Last Bike Find of the Year: 1965 Rudge Sport!! Happy New Year To Me!!

I started collecting vintage British 3 speed roadster bikes this year, veering off from my regular prewar American balloon and motorbike style bikes. These old Brits have saved my sanity during the...
12-27-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 82,079
Posted By PIFFLE

next iteration...

Updated the Big Block gravel build after couple months on Sacramento's river trails:

Swapped:
SRAM PC-1 chain, 2x Roubaix 700x32 tires, Zipp Service Course 70 XPLR drop bar, Yoshida Champ Best...
12-25-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By BlueDevil63

A couple more: ...

A couple more:

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12-23-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 24,031
Views: 2,833,779
Posted By BFisher

IsleRide I also encourage you to go IGH on a...

IsleRide I also encourage you to go IGH on a Super Course. I love mine.
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12-22-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 24,031
Views: 2,833,779
Posted By nlerner

I'm done enough with this '37 Raleigh Sports...

I'm done enough with this '37 Raleigh Sports Tourist resto-mod to take it for a test ride and pose it for some pics:

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12-22-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 24,031
Views: 2,833,779
Posted By nlerner

I’ve showed this Sprite elsewhere on BF but not...

I’ve showed this Sprite elsewhere on BF but not in this thread as it wasn’t a 3-speed. Still, in ‘69 and ‘70, Raleigh took a Sports frame and clamped on a Huret RD and shifter, scrounged up a rear...
12-19-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4,119
Views: 375,966
Posted By bwilli88

Not much wrenching on Bikes. But cut this out...

Not much wrenching on Bikes.
But cut this out and painted it
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12-18-20, 02:13 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,963
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Welcome to the 620 era. ...

Welcome to the 620 era.

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Forum: For Sale
12-17-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 660
Posted By abritishbikefan

1969 Raleigh Sprite 5 Speed Bicycle

Recently restored 1969 Raleigh Sprite 5 Speed bicycle. Similar to a 3 speed with one lever on the right. The lever on the left adds two more cruising speeds. 5 speed hub was completely disassembled,...
12-16-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,998
Views: 361,655
Posted By nlerner

I think you got that reversed. Most Ď73 models...

I think you got that reversed. Most Ď73 models had a Capella lugs. The one shown has Nervex lugs, but itís not a Ď74 because of the cursive Raleigh font on the downtube. Iím going with Ď72!
12-13-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 834
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...
12-01-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 25,831
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Updated ...

Updated


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11-26-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 60,313
Views: 8,999,184
Posted By AJI125

Oh no! Feel that pang of responsibility from...

Oh no! Feel that pang of responsibility from posting it! Sorry to hear. Usually FB seems a bit less likely for the sketchy seller crowd. If you want me to do some local based discussion with the...
11-21-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7,937
Views: 2,405,942
Posted By abshipp

New update for the SLT. 5800 11 speed...

New update for the SLT.

5800 11 speed shifters & derailleurs

Velo Orange 48/34 crank

Soma Highway One handlebar

Ripped around for 45 miles today, it's like a brand new bike!
10-06-20, 12:04 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,430
Posted By DMNHCAGrandPrix

At least orange highlights. 1958 Alex Singer...

At least orange highlights. 1958 Alex Singer with integrated head tube lugs, original Singer front brake (rear later updated by shop), no seat post bolt on frame (internal expander post instead),...
08-28-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,350
Posted By niliraga

...more photos here: ...

...more photos here:


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Forum: For Sale
07-28-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,461
Posted By thehackmechanic

Vintage C. Roberts 15-Speed Touring Bike

Vintage C. Roberts 15-Speed Touring Bike
Original owner, built in 1975
Campagnolo Nuovo Record front derailleur, brakes, small-flange hubs, seat post, pedals, and shift levers
Campagnolo Rally...
07-06-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,344
Views: 473,963
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

I took the 640 out for a spin over the holiday...

I took the 640 out for a spin over the holiday weekend. It came to me with a mostly complete Nuovo Gran Sport group, but I swapped most of that out for some assorted shiny bits that I prefer.
...
06-12-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,023
Posted By gstein

And here are a few after pics with the upgrade. ...

And here are a few after pics with the upgrade.

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05-25-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,698
Posted By Seattle Forrest

MUPs generally aren't ideal places to ride any...

MUPs generally aren't ideal places to ride any faster than walking speed. That's what roads are for. Bikes are wheeled vehicles. Empty MUPs are fine, but of there are pedestrians around, we have...
05-21-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2,344
Views: 473,963
Posted By casanewt

This could be the most beautiful bike I have...

This could be the most beautiful bike I have landed yet. S/N M5E8B73, so it falls into the weird out of sequence realm according to Vintage Trek Bikes- Information on Steel Road Bicycles made by the...
05-15-20, 11:30 PM
05-15-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,437
Posted By jackbombay

Heres my gravel bike build, 650b wheelset with a...

Heres my gravel bike build, 650b wheelset with a S5 (5 speed) Sturmey archer hub, yea, it weighs 30 pounds, but I love it, 41c tires, set up tubless just for the juxtaposition between 1968 tech and...
05-07-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 23,895
Posted By merziac

All about the chrome, rails, clamp and post,...

All about the chrome, rails, clamp and post, B-17. ;)

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05-04-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,338
Posted By ts99

Think she's done now: ...

Think she's done now:

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04-12-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,275
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - the Cape is not closed, the canal bridges...

fwiw - the Cape is not closed, the canal bridges are not closed, the parking areas are not closed & I found one unlocked porto-John.

as much as I would love to meet up w/ fellow BF riders, doing...
04-06-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,856
Posted By PaulRivers

I also switched away from clipless completely....

I also switched away from clipless completely. Five Ten flat bike shoes use a special grippy rubber compound that really grabs on metal pins, DMR Vault Pedals are large slightly curved and the most...
04-06-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,162
Posted By bikemig

Wheels, Freewheel, and Gearing

One of the neat things about the '79 510 is that the rear triangle is set at 123 so you can run a 120 or a 126 OLD wheel. That sort of in-between rear triangle is not uncommon (128 is pretty common...
04-01-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,162
Posted By tkamd73

The original owner of my 77 900, actually the guy...

The original owner of my 77 900, actually the guy I bought it from, ordered all options, including the shifter bosses...
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