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07-09-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,533
Posted By thinktubes

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07-05-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By texasclarks

I am the Dad! I am so pleased to get him into...

I am the Dad! I am so pleased to get him into riding. I moved away from steel many years ago and want to move back myself. Having a son interested in riding as a form of improving his health is a...
07-05-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By Murray Missile

Passing the torch........

Welcome the newest initiate into the world of vintage steel bicycles. This is the 13 year old that bought my 1986 Prelude yesterday on a ride with his Dad last night. This was one of my favorite...
06-16-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2,173
Views: 203,379
Posted By JohnDThompson

Brings to mind the "Hamlet's Cat" soliloquy: ...

Brings to mind the "Hamlet's Cat" soliloquy:

by William Shakespeare's Cat

To go outside, and there perchance to stay
Or to remain within: that is the question:
Whether 'tis better for a cat...
06-12-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2,173
Views: 203,379
Posted By botty kayer

A couple of new street art cat portraits in East...

A couple of new street art cat portraits in East London, with some expressions familiar to cat owners....
'Hell yes I'll have some of that roast chicken', content kitty...
05-22-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 435
Posted By iab

That chainring was for a 1/8 chain. Took a great...

That chainring was for a 1/8 chain. Took a great deal of effort to make it work with a 10-speed chain.
05-22-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 57,018
Views: 8,223,150
Posted By J.Higgins

Same here, Bob. If I didnt already have two Pros...

Same here, Bob. If I didnt already have two Pros waiting on the restoration list, I'd be all over this myself. The chrome looks good too.
05-18-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,407
Posted By tyler_fred

Fun build a few years back with a surplus frame..

Fun build a few years back with a surplus frame..
05-15-20, 01:39 AM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 2,255,033
Posted By familyguy

Lockdown got me like 'chance to finish a few...

Lockdown got me like 'chance to finish a few things'. By finish I mean swap stuff over a lot...

Paconi (SLX New) with DA 7800 and 32H 6700/Open Pro wheels:...
05-01-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 13,962
Views: 2,978,707
Posted By Retrogrouch731

I have known about and admired this Serotta for...

I have known about and admired this Serotta for over a decade. I've seen it often hanging up in a garage along one of my main riding routes. One day, while riding by the house, I noticed several...
04-30-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 35,784
Posted By botty kayer

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04-28-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,369
Posted By tyler_fred

For my herd... The road bikes are still steeds,...

For my herd...
The road bikes are still steeds,
the touring bike’s a mule,
and the motor’s always been a jackass...
04-26-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,002
Posted By Narhay

Well. I caved. ...

Well. I caved.

https://i.imgur.com/1bpxZNY.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/UapMMPM.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Q6z0eUp.jpg

There is some paint damage on the bottom of top tube not apparent in the...
04-23-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 669
Posted By 52telecaster

Vintage bikes getting it done.

We ran a bunch of errands today finished with grocery shopping.
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04-18-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By robertj298

I did it!!!!!!

With a lot of help on here I was able to replace, clean and re grease bottom bracket, wheel hubs and headset bearings.
A total of 104 bearings.Whats even more amazing is everything works like it was...
04-18-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,156
Posted By ascherer

To bring this thread to a conclusion, I'm pretty...

To bring this thread to a conclusion, I'm pretty much done with this build for now save for a proper front light even though I don't often ride at night - chicken, or egg? Thanks to Covid I've only...
04-14-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,285
Posted By desconhecido

Oh, boy, a challange. Found on the internet:...

Oh, boy, a challange.

Found on the internet:


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04-05-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,705
Posted By sd5782

No, never sold

I didn’t get any interest, and wasn’t in great need of the money. Here in the Midwest, something like this is seldom encountered. I decided to keep it and change a few things for that “French” fit. I...
04-03-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,498
Posted By Cassave

I think this one's my "pretty one". ...

I think this one's my "pretty one".

https://i.vgy.me/ZA9OQG.jpg
04-03-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,378
Posted By no67el

The aptly-named Devil's Washboard Road: ...

The aptly-named Devil's Washboard Road:


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04-02-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,378
Posted By randyjawa

I like this thread and something just struck me....

I like this thread and something just struck me. The road ahead is a very big part of why I like riding bicycles so much. Not only is the next step in the adventure just ahead, but you will be going...
03-31-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,378
Posted By northbend

Arches National Park. Ride it early in the...

Arches National Park. Ride it early in the morning and you'll have it all to yourself..
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49720696298_5e090aab34_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iKDyLs)Arches N.P....
03-27-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,498
Posted By Velognome

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03-26-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 820
Posted By Ride Bianchi

37 years later, I finally rode my dream bike

Back in high school, I used to dream of owning a '84 Bianchi Super Leggera. I memorized every detail about it from the Bianchi catalog I had picked up at Happy Handlebars on the eastside of...
03-26-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,498
Posted By steelbikeguy

just a few shots of my Hetchins, from the...

just a few shots of my Hetchins, from the "nothing succeeds like excess" school of design....

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...
03-26-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,498
Posted By verktyg

Colnago Technos

1st generation Colnago Technos ca 1990.

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03-22-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,498
Posted By 76SLT

My still unidentified 40s or 50s English bike. ...

My still unidentified 40s or 50s English bike.

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03-22-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,498
Posted By Narhay

https://i.imgur.com/MVBBycy.jpg 1975 Raleigh...

https://i.imgur.com/MVBBycy.jpg

1975 Raleigh International
03-21-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,498
Posted By Kilroy1988

Of the few I've got a chain on just now, the...

Of the few I've got a chain on just now, the blinged out 1970 Raleigh Super Course takes the cake!

-Gregory
...
03-19-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 662
Posted By 52telecaster

Motobecane takes shape..

I reamed rhe seat tube after undoing the pinch at the clamp bolt. Final cleanup was close to 26.4 so that was the size of post i used. Fortunately i had one. For the french bottom bracket, and yes it...
03-17-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,410
Posted By merziac

With pleasure laddie. The first two are very...

With pleasure laddie.

The first two are very light "champagne" green and look very green in some light, these pics, not so much.

You'll have to take my word for it. ;)
...
03-17-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,410
Posted By cb400bill

St Patrick’s Day - Show Your Green Bike!

It’s St Patrick’s Day but with all the crap going on, it sure doesn’t feel like it. I know we’ve done this before but cheer me up by posting your green bikes.

...
03-12-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,014
Posted By wschellen

A few "Glamor Shots" after an overhaul and some...

A few "Glamor Shots" after an overhaul and some new tires.

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03-09-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,203
Posted By vinfix

Picture!

It took me a little while to do my updates & take a pic. New, wider Daedo bars, NOS DiaCompe hoods, ITM tape, new brake cables & housing. Replaced the seatpost & Selle San Marco saddle, Crank Bros...
02-29-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 756
Posted By Kilroy1988

So excited... Just purchased a dream frame (Carlton content)

Hello!

I hope everyone is doing well. Today I made a very impulsive purchase on Ebay UK via a seller that I've worked with before named Jon. The advertisement was up for just a couple of hours...
02-26-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,383
Posted By 52telecaster

New to me 86 Schwinn Voyageur.

Mostly completely original with chrome under the paint. Missing only the correct bars and brake levers. Best part is the bike was 50.00!
also, its my size. I need this like a hole in the head but i...
02-24-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 866
Views: 143,267
Posted By ascherer

Raleigh single speed survivor. NYC, Madison...

Raleigh single speed survivor. NYC, Madison Avenue in the low 30s. Best shots I could grab. Dig the rear rack!

...
02-16-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 57,018
Views: 8,223,150
Posted By jeirvine

Done!...

Done! (https://www.bikeforums.net/21330346-post19.html)
02-01-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 57,018
Views: 8,223,150
Posted By francophile

"This was 1 model behind the PX-10 in the...

"This was 1 model behind the PX-10 in the catalog, therefore I shall strip all of the most expensive parts off it and sell it to you for the high-end of what you'd pay for a PX-10 frame & fork in the...
01-30-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,165
Posted By madpogue

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01-27-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 790
Posted By Barrettscv

Bartali

On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance day I would like to emphasize the great humanity of Gino Bartali who used his notoriety to save human lives. In Agreement with Italian...
01-25-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,418
Posted By cqlink

Got this one for $80 on CL...

Got this one for $80 on CL...
01-23-20, 01:13 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,165
Posted By martl

I didn't take mine to Luna but i brought it to...

I didn't take mine to Luna but i brought it to Lunana, which can look similar :D
https://fotos.rennrad-news.de/f3/4/494/494731-f5cdl4csq04q-unbenannt_29-medium.jpg...
01-18-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,128
Posted By iab

imho, conflating a hobby and an investment will...

imho, conflating a hobby and an investment will only lead to empty pockets and sorrow whereas a hobby will only lead to empty pockets and joy.
01-09-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 706,265
Posted By Manu431

It is just to know. Thanks a lot ! Regarding...

It is just to know. Thanks a lot !
Regarding the front derailleur, I should find a solution.
I don't really care if it is not exactly the same as the original.

I am in france, I should manage to...
12-14-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,916
Posted By sjanzeir

What do you think?

Here she is:


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11-28-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By jethin

A Good Story

A chef, a girl, and a mystery bike. (https://twitter.com/gangrey/status/1199379046930558976) (Twitter thread)
11-27-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By dweenk

Thanksgiving Greetings

My wife is a retired union member and still a supporter of the movement. Her union strongly suggest that all members give to the less fortunate on Thanksgiving and Christmas. For the past however...
11-25-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,250
Posted By cb400bill

Original post date is back!

Came back today!
11-10-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,642
Posted By unworthy1

a "French Letter"...ancient slang term,...

a "French Letter"...ancient slang term, especially when kept in a wallet. So no surprise it's in a Motobecane's bars. ;)
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