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10-19-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By WGB

That is an amazing bike. What else can you say? ...

That is an amazing bike. What else can you say?

Back story??
10-19-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By xiaoman1

Saltato can anyone provide information on the maker

Hello,
The lug work and detailing are very nice but I can't find much information on the web. Do any of you have any information to share who the maker was ...who and where was it made?
Here are a...
10-19-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23,267
Views: 2,680,789
Posted By JaccoW

Cross post from the The Wacky World of Craigslist...

Cross post from the The Wacky World of Craigslist and eBay Ads-thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/21749741-post19710.html). Just a fun bit of bicycle weirdness of the Dutch second-hand market.
...
10-19-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 682
Posted By T-Mar

Mine live in a constant state of flux.

Mine live in a constant state of flux.
10-19-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By T-Mar

While Ford won at both Le Mans and the Tour de...

While Ford won at both Le Mans and the Tour de France that year, neither quite went to plan. At Le Mans, Ford's insistence on a photo finish deprived development driver Miles and the #1...
10-18-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 577
Posted By Murray Missile

Both cages look slightly bent to me and in a...

Both cages look slightly bent to me and in a twist causing the two pulleys to be out of alignment to each other.
10-17-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,105
Posted By 1simplexnut

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Progress ! a couple of little bits to sort . looking forward to the ride.
10-17-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 805
Posted By canklecat

Yup, tons of affordable bikes being sold by major...

Yup, tons of affordable bikes being sold by major and minor brand names using 7-speed freewheels. An early 2000s model Globe Carmel comfort hybrid that I use as an errand bike came with a 7-speed...
10-17-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 805
Posted By lasauge

7-speed has been the default for any bike sold...

7-speed has been the default for any bike sold with a freewheel for a couple decades now, so there are lots and lots of inexpensive bikes out in the world that use 7-speed freewheels. So demand for...
10-17-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Salamandrine

Yeah, so I had to google Peleton bikes to figure...

Yeah, so I had to google Peleton bikes to figure out what you guys are talking about. So it's like an overpriced exercise bike that has a TV in front of it, and forces you to watch some sweaty bozo...
10-15-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By John E

??? Circa 1970, many bikes, including the Peugeot...

??? Circa 1970, many bikes, including the Peugeot UO-8, the Schwinn Continental, and the American Eagle Semi-Pro, had stamped dropouts and rear QR. Same with the 1960 Capos, although the...
10-15-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By SurferRosa

There's zero reason to build it up. Use the axle,...

There's zero reason to build it up. Use the axle, nuts, washers, cones, and caps for parts. Polish the shell and put it on the bookcase.
10-15-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,881
Posted By 3alarmer

...when there is aggravation on one of these...

...when there is aggravation on one of these deals, I usually assign it to a different category. The "it might be nice if it happens, but don't put too much of yourself into it" category. That's the...
10-15-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By JohnDThompson

The quick release should work as long as the axle...

The quick release should work as long as the axle does not extend past the dropout face. Either add washers or shorten the axle if this is an issue.
10-14-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By branko_76

That would be the best option. There were many,...

That would be the best option. There were many, many bikes that had stamped dropouts and 122mm rear hubs. Plain-Jane high flange Normandy hubs from the 1970's have that spacing and are abundant on...
10-14-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By T.W.O.

I would consider removing both outer knurled...

I would consider removing both outer knurled locknuts and adding a thin stainless steel washer of the correct size on each side of the axle. Then screw the knurled locknuts back on, adjust the...
10-14-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,881
Posted By merziac

No surprise there, still a dick tude about more...

No surprise there, still a dick tude about more pics, info, clearly thinks his time is worth more than ours IMO. ;)

Hopefully you can wind him up and drop him like a stone or grind him into a good...
10-14-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 26,178
Posted By iab

The as mentioned 1947 Ciclismo Italiano and and...

The as mentioned 1947 Ciclismo Italiano and and subsequent 1948 edition featuring the Milano bike show highlights Cinelli's city bikes over the road bikes. Makes sense, typically the top end city...
10-14-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Replacing that gorgeous Orbea for a Mars? ...

Replacing that gorgeous Orbea for a Mars?

Might want to double check the doses on your psych meds.............................:lol:

Just joking!
10-14-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,881
Posted By merziac

Murray Missile I would not drive an hour...

Murray Missile

I would not drive an hour and a half, 100mi? without pics that you asked for, the seller knows you will be more invested once you drive all that way.

They obviously want you at...
10-13-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,207
Posted By browngw

My only Roadster DL1 1979, "Sir Wayes A. Tonne. ...

My only Roadster DL1 1979, "Sir Wayes A. Tonne.
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10-13-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23,267
Views: 2,680,789
Posted By nlerner

FM hub shell is same size as AW/AM/FW.

FM hub shell is same size as AW/AM/FW.
10-12-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 23,267
Views: 2,680,789
Posted By browngw

A Tale of Three -Three Speeds. When I was much,...

A Tale of Three -Three Speeds. When I was much, much younger, a kid really, I so wanted a fancy three speed bike. Shiny and handsome with the shifter and hand brakes it looked so much nicer than my...
10-12-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 779
Posted By noglider

This shows us how low our expectations are of...

This shows us how low our expectations are of Chinese made goods, and it isn't justified. When I was a kid, whenever we saw "Made in Japan" on something, we would laugh. Then the stuff got good. Now...
10-11-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,021
Posted By Smokinapankake

Grail bike acquired!

So after almost 30 years I’ve found myself staring down the barrel of an opportunity to acquire what has been one of my three grail bikes. But let me give a little backstory:
I grew up in West...
10-11-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By Oldairhead

Campagnolo 980 derailleur modification

Just finished modifying a Campy 980 rear derailleur by adding Soma extended cage plates. These plates are made for older Campy units which have an M6 thread on the spring/pivot bolt, so I had to...
10-11-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,167
Posted By Classtime

I put a box of baking soda in the 20 T of OA and...

I put a box of baking soda in the 20 T of OA and called it good. I'm looking into painting the interior of my bathtub with one of the rubberizing products and installing a drain but that stuff is...
10-10-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,167
Posted By Classtime

My Oxalic Acid OA Bathtub

I've been meaning to try this OA bath and recently acquired a perfect candidate. With a rescued sheet of plywood, some scraps from a cabinet project, 1/2 a box of left over screws, and a couple...
10-10-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,207
Posted By BFisher

halb, please stay on topic. Take any issue you...

halb, please stay on topic. Take any issue you have up with the member and/or mods.

This thread is about roadsters. Do you have one?
10-09-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 465
Posted By natterberry

Raleigh Super Course Pickup

Picked up this Super Course for $100 today. I believe an ‘83?

Seat post and stem are both free (though the stem took a couple whacks to the bolt to give itself up.)
...
10-09-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,104
Posted By MB33

Do NOT use steel wool on the chrome as was...

Do NOT use steel wool on the chrome as was suggested. It is clear coated and you'll just scratch the clear coat. Polish it with the same polish you use on the white paint.
I would greatly prefer...
10-05-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 967
Posted By La Brea Bike

Wow! Awesome collection!

Wow! Awesome collection!
10-05-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 967
Posted By steelbikeguy

diverging a bit into the subject of Raleigh-ish...

diverging a bit into the subject of Raleigh-ish water bottles... one of the best bike shops in the St. Louis area is Maplewood Bicycles. For some reason, they have a big collection of water...
10-05-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 967
Posted By La Brea Bike

Here's one of Nelson at the Venice Crit in '85......

Here's one of Nelson at the Venice Crit in '85...
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10-05-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 967
Posted By steelbikeguy

boy.. I really don't know anything about that...

boy.. I really don't know anything about that period. If you are on the Classic Rendezvous google group, you might ask Scott Calhoun. When I wore the Levi's-Raleigh jersey at the 2016 CR event,...
10-04-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 757
Posted By Murray Missile

:lol: You know there are easier ways to say...

:lol: You know there are easier ways to say they're "fugly".
10-04-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 757
Posted By Prowler

Yup, remove all the stickers, decals, logos,...

Yup, remove all the stickers, decals, logos, labels, etc. A Diamond Black Back Lightning.😊
10-04-20, 12:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By merziac

You're welcome, glad you asked. Ok, I'll...

You're welcome, glad you asked.

Ok, I'll take your word for it, for now.

And I'm no expert, don't weld or braze, did learn long ago with poor results but have a good cursory understanding.
...
10-03-20, 11:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 967
Posted By La Brea Bike

Just ordered four rolls! As always, thanks for...

Just ordered four rolls! As always, thanks for the guidance!
10-03-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 757
Posted By Mad Honk

We used to joke about the billboard jerseys some...

We used to joke about the billboard jerseys some guys wore. And then we were paid for the billboards on our bikes. The money was the only reason for it. I sponsor a race car and the space I have...
10-03-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,004
Posted By wafranklin

I had the same problem

I had an identical problem years ago with a butted steel frame.
My damage looked just like the damage in your photo. No paint damage.
I was on great terms with the owner of the shop who damaged my...
10-03-20, 04:37 PM
10-03-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 573
Posted By friendofpugs

Late 50's Peugeot PHX10, the blue and yellow one

So this popped up in my area yesterday and after some negotiation with the seller, who knew nothing about the bike and wanted it out of his basement, I made the drive and picked it up this morning....
10-03-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 16,599
Posted By conspiratemus1

...and thus was born the Industrial Revolution.. ...

...and thus was born the Industrial Revolution..

Like you i’m fascinated by this restoration.
10-03-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 16,599
Posted By repechage

the center slot is a big swallow on a CNC...

the center slot is a big swallow on a CNC router... I guess a bunch of passes.
the underside of the stem at the headset I find interesting, old memories of Rene Herse stems, I thought they were...
10-03-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 967
Posted By daka

Personally, I'm a big fan of the Success (and...

Personally, I'm a big fan of the Success (and most things Huret) and I use one on the bike where I put my "favorite things". It works well and is unusual. But I didn't want to push my bias on to La...
10-03-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 967
Posted By daka

[QUOTE=USAZorro;21725929]I would have figured a...

[QUOTE=USAZorro;21725929]I would have figured a Superbe Pro, or Cyclone.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/372x414/success_991103c8a463932a0a95061549338f809237db95.jpg...
10-02-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 967
Posted By La Brea Bike

I must make it happen!!!

I must make it happen!!!
10-02-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By Manny66

I Agree 100% . Its a very simple repair to...

I Agree 100% . Its a very simple repair to ReAttach the cable guide. Any decent framebuilder or competent welder can braze that back on in a few minutes.

BTW, I apologize to Kurt for any previous...
10-02-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,213
Posted By ilikebikes

All I need to make my build complete is a set of...

All I need to make my build complete is a set of Moulton 4 Speed wheels
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