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04-05-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By merziac

This stand supports the BB at the BB, perfect for...

This stand supports the BB at the BB, perfect for this and very little chance of collateral damage.

Same stand that I use, it has never failed or allowed any damage to any parts, tools, frames or...
04-05-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,852
Posted By MauriceMoss

The logo on that shell is of a company called...

The logo on that shell is of a company called Chierici (of Parma). They sold bikes under the Maurizio (and Mauro) brand and I've seen only a handful of bikes under the Chierici name (all from the...
04-05-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By MauriceMoss

Horizontal headbadge rivet holes, aero/ovalized...

Horizontal headbadge rivet holes, aero/ovalized seat stays, no reinforcement tangs on the brake bridge, semi-wrap seat stay caps, chrome back end - quick guess would be a Schwinn Circuit...
04-05-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 236,814
Posted By sjanzeir

Which one? Because we've got six: ...

Which one? Because we've got six:

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Clockwise from top-right:
-...
04-04-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,042
Posted By capnjonny

What a great project. What ever you do finally ...

What a great project. What ever you do finally it is going to be fantastic. I am working on a vintage Gitane Mixte at the moment and am making some of the same decisions. If it were me I would go...
04-04-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,240
Posted By CO_Hoya

Pic assist: ...

Pic assist:

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Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By T-Mar

That logo should say Jean Stablinski but I'm hard...

That logo should say Jean Stablinski but I'm hard pressed to get a 'B' out of the 4th character in the surname. A Frenchman of Polish decent, Stablinski won the Pro Road World Championship in 1962...
04-03-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,240
Posted By mcgeez

Free Spirit

dweenk, I noticed your post. I still have a vintage Free Spirit model 503.47448.0 purchased new 11/26/1976. I have the owners manual and sales receipt and if I can be of any help in your efforts...
04-03-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By T-Mar

I concur. This is a legitimate condorino style...

I concur. This is a legitimate condorino style bicycle. The salient factor is that the chainguard is OEM, as it colour matches the frame and attaches via brazed-on factory fittings, as opposed to...
04-03-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 425
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: April 1971 in Bicycling! magazine

Included articles are:

"Across the Straits"
"The Bikes the Stars Use"
"Race Results"

"TECHNICAL The Custom Frame" was posted previously (2nd article in the post) at...
03-30-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 857
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Fork looks bent.

Fork looks bent.
03-28-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 680
Posted By non-fixie

Stupid, but nice

I really don't need anymore bikes, especially no extra copies of bikes mrs non-fixie and I already own.

Yet when this Méral frame popped up in the local classifieds with a seller thirty minutes...
03-26-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 356
Posted By T-Mar

The rear dropouts appear to be shorter than the...

The rear dropouts appear to be shorter than the 3755/56 model. I'm aware of two shorter Simplex dropouts with eyelets and the hole at the back of the axle flat. In 1977 they introduced the 4130/31....
03-25-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By Feldman

I say it's a Gitane Track Standard that's had a...

I say it's a Gitane Track Standard that's had a seat lug repair. Seatstay tops and read ends are the tell, and the BCM lugs.
03-23-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 971
Posted By Reid_Fleming

Rossi

I can add to this thread, since I bought this bike as a spring project. It is indeed a Rossi, from Scattolon Cycle in Hamilton.

Frame appears to be the same as this one, though in rougher shape....
03-22-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By T-Mar

Yes it does appear to be a 1970 Sears Spyder...

Yes it does appear to be a 1970 Sears Spyder based on the head badge, top tube rings and triangular emblem on the seat tube. Based on the image in the 1970 Wish Book, which better shows the...
03-22-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 242,608
Posted By T-Mar

Jack Benny's buttons read: Top left (his...

Jack Benny's buttons read:

Top left (his right): ADVISOR GIRL SCOUTS
Middle upper left: JUNIOR G-MAN
Middle lower left: STREET SWEEPER
Bottom left: SHERIFF OF RIVERSIDE COUNTY

Top Right: A-1...
03-21-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 631
Posted By MarkinOz

Able to take a couple of photos but this was...

Able to take a couple of photos but this was confirmed as a backyard build by a relative of the seller. No visible serial numbers on BB or lugs, mixture of Suntour VX, Shimano Arabesque and Sugino...
03-20-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 631
Posted By unworthy1

Um...not to throw too much cold water, but I'm...

Um...not to throw too much cold water, but I'm not 100% sure those DOs are SunTour (Maeda), the "Carlton" look very close but the edges appear to be sharper than the radiused edges (and...
03-20-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,686
Posted By rhm

Cyclists everywhere, since the dawn of cycling,...

Cyclists everywhere, since the dawn of cycling, have been looking at their bikes and trying to figure out what it is about this bike that makes it so dang slow. And they tend to fixate on one thing...
03-20-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,686
Posted By iab

I believe, and certainly not certain about it,...

I believe, and certainly not certain about it, that Frejus used a company called Ucco out of Torino as a pedal supplier. Not to say Frejus or any other manufacturer for that matter, relied on any...
03-20-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,686
Posted By iab

Actually, that high quality Magistroni set, the...

Actually, that high quality Magistroni set, the image is courtesy of me. You're welcome. :)

https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/23962115064/in/album-72157628395983637/
03-20-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,686
Posted By iab

First, is that a tubing stamp on the seat tube...

First, is that a tubing stamp on the seat tube just above the BB?

Also, fyi, in case you still only have the one bar plug -...
Replies: 37
Views: 2,516
Posted By francophile

brixxton , like it or not, bikemig is right on...

brixxton , like it or not, bikemig is right on this one, for several reasons:

1) The 531 decal on the eBay bike is a sticker - a bike of that era would use a waterslide decal, often under...
03-16-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,935
Posted By browngw

The old Rapido Favorit has been rebuilt into a...

The old Rapido Favorit has been rebuilt into a presentable and rideable bicycle once again. I had some very green nos Sprint Veloce Bluemels that were given to me a few years ago available so I used...
03-08-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,686
Posted By canyoneagle

Arrival day

The bike arrived today, safe and in perfect condition.
I also got a pair of NOS Regina BX 5 sp 14-24 freewheels with it. Good to have if I have trouble finding something from the 50’s.

teasers:...
03-08-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 891
Posted By r0ckh0und

Started the clean-up on this last Thursday and...

Started the clean-up on this last Thursday and made quite a bit of progress, given that the BB and hubs are Phil. I removed the DA headset, cleaned it up and the bearing surface looked surprisingly...
03-07-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,686
Posted By iab

A small correction, L. Magistroni began in 1934....

A small correction, L. Magistroni began in 1934. https://veloaficionado.com/blog/special-magistroni-crankset

Also, prior to WW2, most OEMs did not carry their brand on what they produced. If...
Replies: 18
Views: 4,117
Posted By daverup

The best thing here would be for you to get your...

The best thing here would be for you to get your post count up to 10. However, if you try to post a pic, it will upload, but you will not be able to show it in the thread. If you searched through...
03-06-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Done.

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03-06-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,935
Posted By browngw

Things are coming together on the Favorit. Both...

Things are coming together on the Favorit. Both wheels have been cleaned, trued and new bearings. I had to modify an extra Park FR4 freewheel remover to get the freewheel off. It is a 13T to 23T and...
03-06-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 707
Posted By Charles Wahl

eBay auction ended by seller because "item was...

eBay auction ended by seller because "item was lost or broken". Or sold on CL.
03-05-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 707
Posted By Kabuki12

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Rear drops on my 1972 Grand Rally
This was quite...
03-03-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 717
Posted By Andy Antipas

1957 Peugeot PL-50

Just finished restoring this poor man’s cyclo-touring bicycle. I purchased it a couple of years ago off eBay France. The bike was more or less complete, but in a fairly sad state. It had a Simplex...
03-03-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 971
Posted By T-Mar

Crankset appears to be a Miche Competition....

Crankset appears to be a Miche Competition. Derailleurs appear to be Campagnolo 990. Crown logo does appear to be the Columbus dove. It does appear to be a Rossi and looks like one of their Guvin...
03-01-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By T.W.O.

Looks like a Motobecane from the 1970's. Check...

Looks like a Motobecane from the 1970's. Check out the pictures in this thread:...
03-01-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,239
Posted By malcala622

Heck of a packaging job on that newly added...

Heck of a packaging job on that newly added expedition :thumb:
02-28-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 661
Posted By Cougrrcj

The Sears-bought Austrian-built by Puch 3-speed...

The Sears-bought Austrian-built by Puch 3-speed bikes that my parents bought around 1960 were labeled J.C.Higgins, and that branding went away in 1961. Ted Williams endorsed his name to Sears...
02-28-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By noobinsf

It's beautiful. I hate to shatter the glamour,...

It's beautiful. I hate to shatter the glamour, but is it possible the shifters installed in reverse? In other words, shouldn't the flat edge be parallel to the downtube and flare outward? I don't...
02-28-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: March 1971 in Bicycling! magazine

Included articles are:

"Tortilla Flat: Anatomy of a Club Tour "
"Bicycling in Israel"
"Letters"

"Road Test: MASI Gran Criterium" was posted previously at...
02-26-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,811
Posted By francophile

I just realized I never posted pics of this once...

I just realized I never posted pics of this once complete back in 2017. Figured I should for memory's sake.

I realize it's not a looker and I didn't go overboard for something of its grade, I...
02-26-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,686
Posted By 1simplexnut

Fun project !

Looks like a fun build .
Also was surprised to see the address on the Frejus advert !
That is about 150kms away from me here in New Zealand . I wonder how many they sold and where they...
02-26-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,686
Posted By canyoneagle

I had read IAB's very detailed post in the past -...

I had read IAB's very detailed post in the past - pretty impressive!!!!!!!!

I'll wait until the brakes arrive and will assess the condition of the hoods.
Stuff is coming!

:)
02-25-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By francophile

Here's a Grand Touring I painstakingly restored...

Here's a Grand Touring I painstakingly restored for a very close friend of mine as a commuter when he didn't want to ride his Le Champion to work on his daily commute. It was in atrocious state...
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Insidious C.

Looks like a Viner Record. Brochure does not show...

Looks like a Viner Record. Brochure does not show slotted BB shell but that is also typical Viner (except Professional).
...
Forum: Foo
02-24-21, 12:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,866
Posted By Andy_K

Vintage Kitchen Appliances

Slightly off topic, I got a new vintage toy today and for once it's not a bike. It's a deep fryer!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50975288286_061592fcf3_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kEvFfN)
...
02-23-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By oneclick

1965 Huffy built by Carlton.

1965 Huffy built by Carlton.
02-23-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,686
Posted By canyoneagle

Great info. I derived '54 by the same...

Great info.

I derived '54 by the same methodology you mention. Specifically, the last date on mine is 1953, and I had found this image of a later model, clearly including '54.
I assume that the...
02-22-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By mattsl

Good question on the bottom bracket. It is...

Good question on the bottom bracket. It is narrow.

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I only...
02-22-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By unworthy1

It's possibly not a Holdsworth/Holdsworthy...

It's possibly not a Holdsworth/Holdsworthy product but doubtful somebody would bother to add a head badge and counterfeit this make, it's not a Hetchins or something! I don't recall any Raleighs from...
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