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04-07-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,377
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Posted By Air

I'll join the fun. I couldn't get through all 80...

I'll join the fun. I couldn't get through all 80 pages (!!!), but I believe this Nishiki Sport would be Giant made in May 1986. I'm not sure how to interpret the three groupings of numbers though....
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By Clang

pic assist ...

pic assist

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04-03-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,377
Views: 806,463
Posted By T-Mar

The very high five numeral serial number should...

The very high five numeral serial number should place it circa 1971. Thxs for posting.
04-01-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 768
Posted By 1 Lugnut

The 2-tone color is very nice... I have a Moto...

The 2-tone color is very nice...
I have a Moto Grand Record just like the 1st pic you posted (silver & black). I've dated mine to be a '74 model, but it might me a later model...? I bought it new ...
04-01-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 768
Posted By mcgregorj

Finally - Motobecane Grand Record restomod

Hi, all. Here's the Grand Record (1976, I think?) that I've been working on for the last couple of months. (C&V has been a great help!) It was my father-in-law's, he bought it from the original owner...
04-01-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,324
Posted By oneclick

More pics - now in colour!

So the colour coat and decals and a couple of light coats of clearcoat are on, still a few tiny touch-ups to do. I like this Metal Specks paint, it sometimes catches the light and looks a...
03-29-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 474
Posted By Dannyboy21

Nishiki Info Request

I am looking into buying this Nishiki. I dont have a green bike in my size. Pictures are poor and it seems to have a mix of parts, not sure it is OEM. Suntour Cyclone derailleurs with barcons, Dura...
Forum: For Sale
03-26-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 182
Posted By James1964

Pair of Fiamme 36-spoke tubular rims 1 Red Label and 1 Ergal NOS - $225 + shipping

One pair of Fiamme 36-spoke tubular rims: one Red Label rim and one Ergal rim
Both rims are new, never glued or laced. I cleaned the rims with plans to build a wheel set, but now realize I don't...
03-25-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2,377
Views: 806,463
Posted By baguslho

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Now i use 27.2 but seatpin is to tight like this, maybe the catalague is wrong?...
03-19-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By Tomm Willians

Love a dedicated vintage enthusiast!

My wife and I came to the obvious yet painful conclusion that we have too many bikes. We decided to part with a pair of vintage rides in my Razesa and her Mercian. I listed them on CL about 10 days...
03-10-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,482
Posted By OutnBack

I had a mid-80s Kamra that was the spitting image...

I had a mid-80s Kamra that was the spitting image of a Nishiki Tri-A. It had internal cabling, a triple crank, & a Suntour Cyclone 3 pulley derailleur. Wish I still had it. ...
03-10-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,128
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Does a homemade Campagnolo chainguard for a 42T...

Does a homemade Campagnolo chainguard for a 42T Campagnolo chainring (made from a 46T Campagnolo chainring) count for this thread? :innocent:
...
03-10-21, 04:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,128
Posted By Kabuki12

My 1977 Raleigh Competition GS came with the...

My 1977 Raleigh Competition GS came with the three pin version. It has the same flaking problem but otherwise a cool piece. It hangs above my bike work space in the garage at home along with another...
03-07-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,482
Posted By sovende

I'm reviving this thread to post the pics that I...

I'm reviving this thread to post the pics that I should have when I first replied last Summer ( I hope that there isn't a "Statute of Limitation" on replying to an old thread. :D) Also, because it...
03-07-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,228
Posted By justcynn

can't seem to get the photo to through the...

can't seem to get the photo to through the message, sent PM for other info including Shipping, thanks!...
02-27-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,228
Posted By thumpism

Mine measures 25" center-to-top and has a head...

Mine measures 25" center-to-top and has a head tube length of 7 3/16" (if you want to check yours for comparison). Maybe they just look smaller in silver/red....
02-26-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,228
Posted By justcynn

Nishiki Cresta GT 25” Frame, fork and group. $250

$250 plus actual shipping. This is a nice used frame. Just have too many projects. Ships for actual cost. Pick up free in Arkansas. ...
Forum: Want To Buy
02-23-21, 01:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By drewellison

You can buy mine, but it’s attached to a complete...

You can buy mine, but it’s attached to a complete bike. See the Nishiki Ultimate listing in the C&V For Sale forum.
Drew
02-22-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By drewellison

FS: Nishiki Ultimate 25” Shimano 600, excellent condition

This is a gorgeous Nishiki Ultimate with an almost complete original Shimano 600 groupset. The frame is in excellent condition with just some paint chips as you’d expect on a 30+ year old bike.
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Replies: 18
Views: 1,254
Posted By T-Mar

The actual model name is circumspect given that...

The actual model name is circumspect given that Nishiki were spec'd differently for each market and the OP is located in the Philippines. However, it does appear to be a high end model given the...
02-09-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 61,098
Views: 9,137,076
Posted By machinist42

Quitting At 82? Wimp. Old People! Am I Right?

Vintage Specialized Road Bike - $100 (Johns Island)Posted 2021-02-09 14:43

https://images.craigslist.org/00g0g_iiuAbn7pEERz_0vq0jZ_1200x900.jpg

"!979 Specialized Sequoia vintage road bicycle....
02-09-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,233
Posted By 515Cycling

Viner - Special Professional

https://vineristi.wordpress.com/2011/09/10/the-mystery-of-stars-and-crosses/

I have special connection to this brand. I think it's because it was my first vintage bike purchase. Solid frame...
02-07-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 237,042
Posted By gugie

The Maltese Falcon

I picked up this dingus awhile back for a song. Just like the McGuffin in the title, it had been painted over a few times, which disguised the full 531 frameset. Details from the eBay ad made me...
02-03-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 778
Posted By Dylansbob

Show me your non-stock Stumpys

I didn't see a community pic thread on vintage Stumpjumpers.

Just picked this 1990 up this morning. Missing the correct front wheel and saddle, but otherwise pretty clean and original. I...
Forum: For Sale
02-03-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,014
Posted By jvaliensi

Campagnolo Crankset

Campy 170mm 52 x 42 Super Record crankset from the late 70's- early 80's. There is some wear on the back from the front derailleur hit the right arm. Otherwise very nice condition. This is a good...
02-01-21, 05:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,324
Posted By randyjawa

@ Oldairhead... [QUOTE]Looks like a fun...

@ Oldairhead...

[QUOTE]Looks like a fun project anyway, and on a third tier bike who cares about "period correct" anyway![/QUOT

Some of us do care about "period correct" and with such a bike,...
Forum: For Sale
01-31-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 824
Posted By vince_n

Nishiki Medalist - For Sale - $300 OBO

For the vintage road bike enthusiast, here is a somewhat rare Nishiki Medalist road bike. Bike is in good overall condition, but has some obvious scratches and paint chips. Serial # is KC36601. Frame...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,254
Posted By Eric F

There are clamp-on shifter bosses. These would...

There are clamp-on shifter bosses. These would would work for either downtube shifters, or to mount cable stops for brifters.
https://i.imgur.com/awEaKbA.jpg

The bottom bracket is English...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,254
Posted By LeSexyFishorse

No closeups in the pics unfortunately though I...

No closeups in the pics unfortunately though I did ask. To me it does not look like it has any braze on for downtube shifters. ...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,254
Posted By LeSexyFishorse

Vintage Nishiki?

Hi Guys,

Need help identifying what this Nishiki Frame is. As far as I can tell it says made by Kawamura in one of the lower tubes. Anyone seen this kind of frame before? Would you know its...
01-25-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,974
Posted By noobinsf

Here are mine... ...

Here are mine...


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01-25-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,974
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

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I like to think this would be fast - if only it had a different motor.
01-25-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,974
Posted By Reynolds

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Giovanni Battaglin won the 1981 Giro on this bike. You don't get much faster than...
01-25-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Windsor Carrera Special?

Bought this for $100. I've always loved the lugs and this one looked a step above the Carrera Sport I've seen from time to time. I've looked through the catalogs and the closest comparison was a...
01-21-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 715
Posted By Dean51

Dang, that's a sharp looking bike! It would still...

Dang, that's a sharp looking bike! It would still be in my garage had it been one size larger.....sigh. I'll add a few more photos depicting decal placement.

Dean
...
01-21-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 715
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Mine's a '78, but I think the decals are the same...

Mine's a '78, but I think the decals are the same year-to-year. The Schwinn is faded but present on the top tube; I removed the Dura-Ace decals from the chainstays but can post an "as found" photo if...
01-18-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2,377
Views: 806,463
Posted By Alj10571

Serial Number: W90038091 Cant find this serial...

Serial Number: W90038091
Cant find this serial number anywhere in the data base. Also has 12585129 written on the bottom bracket shell. The original decals said it was a nishiki with Tange 1 tubing...
01-15-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 78,499
Posted By Eric F

Last Saturday, 50 miles on PCH, through Malibu to...

Last Saturday, 50 miles on PCH, through Malibu to the Ventura County line and back. A beautiful - but damn windy - So Cal winter day.
https://i.imgur.com/ajDYP3a.jpg
01-15-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,070
Posted By sloar

Dumpster frame

Pulled this out a dumpster last night. The original paint and chrome doesn’t appear to be to bad underneath the other paint. Other than curiosity I have no idea why I’m bothering with this.




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01-11-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By Het Volk

5 Speed - Future Wheel Build

So - I purchase a Flying Dutchman Bike, a late 70's era 10-speed sold in Denver (Denver bike shop had them manufactured in France and then imported them here). Pictures below.

It is, based on...
01-10-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 212,493
Posted By jamesdak

Very, very nice! I take it that's the original...

Very, very nice! I take it that's the original saddle, housing, bar tape, etc? Mine came all original too except for the saddle and wheels.

I'll share a pic of mine again as I just shot this...
01-08-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 704
Posted By Mr. 66

I've taken to use auto tire/wheel cleaner for...

I've taken to use auto tire/wheel cleaner for such. I have to be careful around the tire branding it will damage the logos. Just wet the rims spray on, using a very light brush, it foams rinse and...
01-04-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By Realsteel95

Tons of Parts: Nuovo Record Crankset, Brake set, 170mm crankset, + a ton more

Large parts lot for sale, (have to sell some stuff in order to get another bike)
I don't want to break the lot up. -$200

Here is what comes in the lot:

-Campagnolo Nuovo Record Crankset...
01-04-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 47,665
Posted By Manny66

1st Sunday of every month. 11 AM start time. ...

1st Sunday of every month. 11 AM start time.

Rose Bowl Aquatic Center ,, Southern most area of parking lot is the meet up..(see photo)
...
01-03-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,304
Posted By mikeschn

Vintage Typhoon to BMXish Typhoon?

So I picked up an old Typhoon, red, similar to what I had growing up. I wasn't really happy with how bad the frame looked, so I sent it off to have it powder coated.

When I took everything apart...
01-01-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,841
Posted By Hummer

Part 8. Howie Cohen - Everything Bicycles

Howie Cohen. I do not know how to make a fair introduction to this man without overstating or understating his contributions to the bicycle industry in the USA and internationally,
starting in the...
12-25-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By BlueDevil63

custom Colnago build - pictures

I did a build thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1219313-82-colnago-profil-cx-build-thread-jp-weigle-jon-williams.html) on this but here are the final "pro" pics.

This is a bike...
Forum: Want To Buy
12-19-20, 10:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,879
Posted By xiaoman1

Any sign company can cut you a 2 piece (1 for...

Any sign company can cut you a 2 piece (1 for each side) decal....you can provide the file or they can produce it...white or black etc.
I am not sure of the price but it can be done.
If you don't...
12-16-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By mb158127

1979 Trek 730 restoration

Thinking I may go to the co-op today and start to strip down and clean this bike I picked up....
Forum: For Sale
12-09-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 622
Posted By '02 nrs

brakeset,Campy Campagnolo Victory,nos

with cables,etc.,new. $450.levers are non-drilled & possibly '86-'88 Chorus, return springs,made in Italy on the levers,quick release.may trade for Euclid bits....
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