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07-18-19, 04:39 AM
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Posted By gster

That bike could be on the showroom floor. The...

That bike could be on the showroom floor.
The bucket kick stand is a nice touch.
07-04-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By wesmamyke

Generally they are for mounting a drop stand that...

Generally they are for mounting a drop stand that swing back and clips into the rear fender. On that thing it seems more of a copy of a pre-war bike and the actual purpose was lost on them.
07-04-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 671,255
Posted By Jac of Hearts

In 2016 we changed our way of eating to low card...

In 2016 we changed our way of eating to low card high fat. I would call it ketoish. In May of last year I bought a used Gary Fisher Mako from a friend when I hit 300. I now ride a DS 8.5
...
06-28-19, 10:15 AM
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Posted By SirMike1983

I think the 22 rear and 48 front is a good combo....

I think the 22 rear and 48 front is a good combo. I coast down larger hills. We don't have much in the way of flat area here, so you need some time to rest for the next climb.
06-27-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13,462
Views: 2,685,157
Posted By SeanBikes

Finished restoring this one a while back but...

Finished restoring this one a while back but forgot to post progress. Here it is!
...
06-24-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13,462
Views: 2,685,157
Posted By ryansu

Not just a centurion but an Ironman! check out...

Not just a centurion but an Ironman! check out their own special thread here https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/767379-post-your-centurion-ironman-love-80s-paint-jobs.html
06-17-19, 12:07 PM
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Posted By BigChief

Beautiful bike. Nice work. The brown torpedo...

Beautiful bike. Nice work. The brown torpedo grips go well with the saddle and red color. Those really are NOS Hercules pedals. Quite a rare find. Original Herc-O-Matic shifter too.
06-17-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21,003
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Posted By usarnie1

Another Hercules added to my stable!

Hello fellow 3 speeders. Last week I found and purchased a 1953 Hercules Royal Prince, that was only 12 miles away from my home. This is my number 3 of 1953 Hercules that I own. Basically, the bike...
06-16-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By ascherer

I'm fortunate enough to have these four wonderful...

I'm fortunate enough to have these four wonderful humans to be Father and Dad to - 2 stepsons and 2 from my first marriage. They are all local, and being busy young men and women in the big city I...
06-16-19, 05:56 PM
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Views: 600
Posted By greg3rd48

Happy Fatherís Day gentlemen! I spent a few hours...

Happy Fatherís Day gentlemen! I spent a few hours walking around Teatown Nature Preserve spotting frogs, snapping turtles, a water snake and a variety of birds with my two little ones and wife....
06-15-19, 09:18 AM
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Posted By paulb_in_bkln

Rudi the saddle guy riveted my good B72 cover to...

Rudi the saddle guy riveted my good B72 cover to an intact used frame. (The frame breaks if you use Joe Breeze's seat sandwich. Ask me how I know.) He used these really fine wide brass rivets. It...
Forum: Foo
06-06-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,892
Posted By Deal4Fuji

In '75 that would be "Chestnut" in Schwinn-speak...

In '75 that would be "Chestnut" in Schwinn-speak & I have recently added one to my motley crew. I love old Schwinn's, even the electroforged heavyweights :thumb:...
Forum: Foo
06-06-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,892
Posted By dynodonn

All right! Root beer brown to boot! Same color as...

All right! Root beer brown to boot! Same color as my '70 Varsity that I bought brand new for 97 dollars! I have a restored brown '75 Varsity in my collection to take it's place.
Forum: Foo
06-06-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,892
Posted By 2cam16

I was able to listen to your daughter and her...

I was able to listen to your daughter and her friend manning the booth last night. Pretty cool playlist they had going for the hour I had to listen! :thumb::thumb:
Forum: Foo
06-06-19, 04:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,892
Posted By Jim from Boston

Wow. That was my first adult bike that launched...

Wow. That was my first adult bike that launched my lifelong cycling lifestyle. Same color, with wire baskets.May she follow the Road :thumb:

PS: FYA, we exchanged some pleasantries on your...
06-01-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By TXsailor

I have one of those in blue that I bought my wife...

I have one of those in blue that I bought my wife new in about 1980. Hers has the Shimano FFS. Its in our shed she hasn't rode it in several years. She still rides a steel bike but its a newer Jamis.
06-01-19, 09:13 PM
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Views: 518
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

And she she's a Crazy Zeta! (That's what we...

And she she's a Crazy Zeta! (That's what we called them at U of W, back in the '80s. My older sister was one; she fit right in) :)

My kid rides vintage, too. Her bike is s 1972 Pug UE-18. I...
06-01-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By ryansu

Nice job OP looks like the perfect getting around...

Nice job OP looks like the perfect getting around town bike, I refurbed a french market Peugeot Mixte for my girl a few years back. She doesn't like me posting pictures of her on the web, despite her...
05-30-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 21,003
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Posted By gster

BC and myself (and others) are big fans of the...

BC and myself (and others) are big fans of the Scorchers (inverted bars) and Semi Scorchers (upright bars).
here's my Robin Hood....
05-29-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21,003
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Posted By BigChief

The Super Course was a medium priced model. The...

The Super Course was a medium priced model. The important factor is that it has a Reynolds 531 tube frame like the original club bikes. What you're talking about is what we call a scorcher. That is...
05-26-19, 05:37 AM
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Posted By gster

Wow. Great find.

Wow. Great find.
05-23-19, 04:32 AM
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Posted By Rowan

Thanks to both of you -- and everyone else -- for...

Thanks to both of you -- and everyone else -- for your kindness. Yep, Machka has been a real marvel for me as I have recovered from an incident now 14 months ago that almost killed me.
05-22-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,770
Posted By johnnyace

I bought it for the full Suntour Cyclone group...

I picked this up for a steal on ebay (I was the only bidder). It was the full Cyclone group that drew me in. I believe it's a 1985 model, and probably built for Nashbar by Maruishi.

Love the color...
05-22-19, 05:04 AM
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Posted By gster

They're Still Out There Vintage Norman Seller...

They're Still Out There
Vintage Norman
Seller says
18" frame w/ 24" wheels (they look 26" to me...)
$100.00......
05-21-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 21,003
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Posted By horatio

Sweet-looking bike. Now I have an example to...

Sweet-looking bike. Now I have an example to emulate! Did you paint just the fenders/mudguards, or the whole bike? The paint on mine is not too bad, except along the top tube where the extra shifter...
05-21-19, 04:18 AM
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Posted By gster

Looks like a good project. Doesn't look that...

Looks like a good project. Doesn't look that rusty...
Mid 50's trigger.
More photos would help.
05-20-19, 09:34 AM
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Posted By capnjonny

Here are some pics of the Raleigh Sprite after a...

Here are some pics of the Raleigh Sprite after a good clean and a clear coat plus some upgrades (6 speed freewheel and a new rear derailleur + new tumbie). I will replace the seat when I take it back...
05-19-19, 07:23 AM
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Posted By gster

In Praise of a Slack Chain... ...

In Praise of a Slack Chain...
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I've been bootin' around on my Robin Hood lately...
05-18-19, 08:32 PM
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Posted By Oldsledz

I made the 15 mile round trip to the gas station...

I made the 15 mile round trip to the gas station today on my 1972 Raleigh Sports, I was a little late getting there I think they closed about the time this bike was...
05-18-19, 04:41 PM
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Posted By 3speedslow

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05-18-19, 05:26 AM
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Posted By gster

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Toronto Vintage Bicycle Show Rides Again!
I dropped the permit...
05-15-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 457,267
Posted By bjjoondo

Main ride: Terra Trike Rover Tandem: ...

Main ride: Terra Trike Rover Tandem:
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05-15-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,685
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Average speed is 12 mph

Sound slow and probably is :lol: but is a bit deceptive. The routes I ride have a fair share of climbs and long gradual ascents and Iím on gravel. Hydration pack and frame bag lightly loaded with...
Forum: Foo
05-15-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,217
Posted By Bob Ross

Adjusted for inflation, he's the 34.5 Million...

Adjusted for inflation, he's the 34.5 Million Dollar Man!
05-14-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 21,003
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Posted By 3speedslow

Keep the maintenance up and ride it as much as...

Keep the maintenance up and ride it as much as you want. Nothing’s worse then a great bike which doesn’t get the road time it deserves.
05-14-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 21,003
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Posted By carfreefamily

Daily Commuter or Occasionally Ridden...

Daily Commuter or Occasionally Ridden Collectible?


Since I finished assembling my '52 Raleigh, I have ridden it almost every day. It's a fantastic bike for commuting, and it's a fantastic bike...
05-12-19, 08:44 AM
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Posted By gster

Here's a one owner Superbe for sale in Toronto. ...

Here's a one owner Superbe for sale in Toronto.
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05-11-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 457,267
Posted By wphamilton

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05-11-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,410
Posted By browngw

Some more photos of the Royal Nord. Still...

Some more photos of the Royal Nord. Still working on a custom painted bell and some other small details.
...
05-10-19, 09:20 PM
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Posted By clubman

Then someone got their money out of them.

Then someone got their money out of them.
05-10-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,410
Posted By browngw

Great day today! Took my first ride on the RN...

Great day today! Took my first ride on the RN President. Feels light fast and smooth. Perhaps in the future I will find a larger rear cog to lower the gearing a bit but the feel of this carefully...
05-10-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13,462
Views: 2,685,157
Posted By juvela

----- Wonderful find! Please make a...

-----

Wonderful find!

Please make a usage report after you have had the opportunity to give it some exercise.

These were imported by Zeus Cyclery Corp. of NYC back in the 1980's -
...
05-10-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,192
Posted By Aubergine

I parked the Tandem in the shed for a few months...

I parked the Tandem in the shed for a few months but got it back out again to finish it off. After working on it a bit the last three days it is close to done. As should be obvious, the timing chain...
05-10-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,176
Posted By Gerry221

Latest bargain, what you think?

Picked this up for £50 last night.

It was in a bit of state. Thick with oil. Electrical tape instead of bar tape. Gear indexing all out. Wheels needing serviced and trued. 105 groupset. 105...
05-09-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,272
Posted By berner

I'm now 80 y.o. My approach to managing wellness...

I'm now 80 y.o. My approach to managing wellness is to continue exercising; some weights, some cycling and walking and a good bit of stretching to maintain mobility. To me, it is not so much a...
05-09-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,272
Posted By KraneXL

The best way to manage well as you age is to keep...

The best way to manage well as you age is to keep exercising. For some reason we get afraid of that as we get older which is the exact opposite of what we should be doing.

Resistance training...
05-09-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,272
Posted By Wildwood

I live near miles of hiking trails on a mountain....

I live near miles of hiking trails on a mountain.
I have a big lawn to cut with a powered push mower.
I ride my bikes a lot.
I don't obsess over my physical health.

What about mental health as...
05-09-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,272
Posted By gobicycling

Managing your wellness as you age?

A natural by-product of aging is a progressive weakening of muscular strength as one ages - starting about age 35 - called Sarcopenia. This can be markedly reduced/slowed.

In my case, approaching...
05-06-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 20,931
Posted By PaulH

I really like this. The people in funny clothing...

I really like this. The people in funny clothing and the e-bikers are doing the same thing -- making choices that make them go faster. It's all about what cycling means to an individual. My...
05-05-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13,462
Views: 2,685,157
Posted By Gashepherd

86 Miyata 912

No other pink tubes....
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