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Forum: Want To Buy
09-02-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By Unca_Sam

I'd check with velocity! They will custom paint...

I'd check with velocity! They will custom paint their rims, so you might get one for asking. I'm not sure if it's in your budget though.
08-19-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 739,952
Posted By merrman

Two more internationals

I have 2 more internationals for the thread. First ones a 23 inch.
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08-14-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 739,952
Posted By Jimbo1983

I have another one for you, a Nishiki...

I have another one for you, a Nishiki International. Serial # WF00969

It has the same issue as my previous one, the seat post hole is too big so the tube starts to crack around the binder-ears or...
08-11-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,425
Posted By Murray Missile

Hah! I was ready this time, I made 2 scores last...

Hah! I was ready this time, I made 2 scores last Fall and have been sitting on them untouched for just this moment.

1979 Soma Prestige, purchased for $75, except for saddle height and bar...
08-08-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 919
Posted By kaiserschmarrn

The one that I found is asking $245.00. This is...

The one that I found is asking $245.00. This is a vintage that I am interested in because it marries the best of today with the best of yesterday. The cables are largely hidden, the Cro Mo lugged...
08-05-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 739,952
Posted By T-Mar

Welcome to the forums. The serial number as...

Welcome to the forums. The serial number as reported is incomplete. A letter is missing from prefix, which would tell us the intended market. However, based on the decal style, in conjunction with...
08-03-20, 02:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,478
Posted By SurferRosa

The go fast, high-flange hub thread

These Record 1035 hubs (date code 1972) are begging me to build up and mount on my Miyata. I'm inspired by the badass black '80s bike from which they were acquired/saved/confiscated.
...
08-02-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 739,952
Posted By top506

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This Cresta is out in the barn awaiting a new owner. Serial # WE 14066....
07-16-20, 12:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By polymorphself

Well, a friend has purchased it! A photo from the...

Well, a friend has purchased it! A photo from the last test ride.
...
07-14-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By Needles

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07-13-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By Needles

Kamra Aero II

I thought I'd post some pics of my ersatz road bike. If they use Nishiki numbers, this is a 1985 Kamra Aero II. I got it in 1990, used, in Washington, DC for $175. It fit me. Since then, I've rebuilt...
07-13-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By polymorphself

~1973 Nishiki Competition Step Through Completed

Been sitting on this forever and almost sold it unfinished but that didn’t work out. I dug in and got it ride ready and hoping it will go to a friend! A really cool bike, as far as step throughs go....
07-12-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 739,952
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Altron 7000 pre-restoration

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Crank changed to triple. Serial is KF0/024.
07-11-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By MauriceMoss

Thanks for the tag juvela! malcala622 -...

Thanks for the tag juvela!


malcala622 - pictures in the ad aren't the best, so this is gonna be a semi-rough guess.


I think this is a 1986-ish Nishiki Tri-A.

I'm not a Nishiki expert...
07-04-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By Murray Missile

I'd be willing to bet the OP's 1980 is an...

I'd be willing to bet the OP's 1980 is an International as specs could vary considerably from one model year to the next. My Kuwahara built '82 International has quite different components and is all...
06-20-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,100
Posted By ctmullins

Rear wheel laced, and both wheels preliminarily...

Rear wheel laced, and both wheels preliminarily tensioned. Truing will have to wait until my return in a few days.

...
06-15-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By BFisher

Cool find! As far as I know Giant manufactured...

Cool find!
As far as I know Giant manufactured some of these over the years. If so the serial is usually on the dropout and begins with a G, the last digit being the year. These are decent bikes. I...
06-13-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,094
Posted By Happy Feet

A Single Barbarian... MTB SS retrofit

I've had a hankering for a SS mtb but didn't want to break down the two 26r mtb's I currently use so I scanned the local CL listings and found an e stay (elevated stay) bike for a decent enough price...
06-13-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By dddd

The American Eagle Semi-Pro and the Nishiki...

The American Eagle Semi-Pro and the Nishiki Competition were, I believe, the very same bike. 1972-1973 seems to be the transition period between the two brands.

American Flier and Azuki brand...
06-13-20, 01:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Some of the frame details look a lot like my 1973...

Some of the frame details look a lot like my 1973 Semi-Pro, which has both the Nishiki and American Eagle labeling. Mine has a Nishiki head badge, though, not American Eagle, so I think yours is a...
06-12-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Cycle Tourist

American Eagle -Nishiki

I came across this and can't find anything on it other than it became a Nishiki in the late '79's. Is it crazy valuable or just a nice mid 70's Japanese bike....
Forum: For Sale
06-10-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 625
Posted By orangeology

Paul Component Engineering Touring Canti Brake Set

(Available No More. Moved to the 'Bay)

Paul Comp Engineering Touring Canti in black. Known for precision and quality hence high price tag.

Mounted once on a display bike, never been wired or...
06-10-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 739,952
Posted By Happy Feet

Ask and ye shall receive ...

Ask and ye shall receive

http://i.imgur.com/Xwc8eEgl.jpg (https://imgur.com/Xwc8eEg)

http://i.imgur.com/w6QkPccl.jpg (https://imgur.com/w6QkPcc)

Trying to date it by the serial A89112038.
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06-07-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 815
Posted By SuperLJ

First “new” bike in a long time

Just picked up this Nishiki Seral off Craigslist yesterday. My 20-something son has been bugging me for another bike since he’s long outgrown the tiny Trek 614 I fixed up for him years ago. I paid...
06-06-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,100
Posted By nlerner

Welcome to the club! I'd say my closest...

Welcome to the club! I'd say my closest comparison is converting a late 90s Lemond Buenos Aires to 650B x 38mm tires. It took some dimpling of the chainstays, but it converted a lightweight go-fast...
06-06-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,100
Posted By ctmullins

Indeed! I just snapped the final photo of the old...

Indeed! I just snapped the final photo of the old steed in its original (more or less) 700C guise:

...
05-23-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 739,952
Posted By howie2wheels

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1980 Nishiki Olympic serial CI05131 all original from first owner VJ and VE...
05-19-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 877
Posted By cudak888

;) ...

;)

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05-18-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 877
Posted By cudak888

Sorry to disappoint everyone but noglider, but......

Sorry to disappoint everyone but noglider, but...

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The limit screws on...
05-18-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,125
Posted By Korina

The 26" Tire and Wheel Thread

Since so many of us are riding vintage mountain bikes, in so many different ways, and tires and wheels are getting harder to find, I thought it would be a good idea for us to pool our resources.
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05-17-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 739,952
Posted By rickpaulos

Here are two Nishiki mountain bikes that were...

Here are two Nishiki mountain bikes that were donated to the local bike coop. I did not take photo of the serial numbers but I can next saturday.

Colorado, early mtb with a very long cruiser...
05-17-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 74,291
Posted By cb400

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Forum: For Sale
05-12-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 663
Posted By flanso

Park Tools SG-7.2 & CSB-1

For sale:
Park Tool SG-7.2 Oversized Adjustable Saw Guide for cutting fork steerers and seat posts. With slots for cutting both metal and carbon posts. Used once, like new in original box. $32
Park...
Forum: For Sale
05-10-20, 03:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,658
Posted By gios

* sold // Brooks B17 saddle

$old // shipped U.S. 50

Got this in the late 1990s iirc and I never got around to using it. Too heavy for my Gios Compact Pro.

payment: paypal goods or services, I will pay fees, and tracked...
04-26-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 74,291
Posted By jpfooty11

I just picked up this 84. Zukhan1 said it's a...

I just picked up this 84. Zukhan1 said it's a blue line edition. Was pretty dirty and when picked it up but I took it all apart today and did a major clean, still needs a few adjustments but it's...
04-21-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 877
Posted By cudak888

Sturmey-Archer CT-S80 chain tensioner - quick review

This is one of Sturmey's more modern bits, but seeing as not everything C&V involves horizontal dropouts, I figured I'd post this short review - or analysis, rather. Also, I already took pictures of...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,858
Posted By T-Mar

+1, don't be seduced by the chrome plating. It...

+1, don't be seduced by the chrome plating. It looks nice but the frame itself appears to be a mass produced, lower mid-range model from the early 1980s. The parts are a mish-mash of vintage to...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,858
Posted By ramzilla

Londonsworld, you've re-opened a zombie thread. ...

Londonsworld, you've re-opened a zombie thread.

I really don't know much about Katakura. The geometry, chrome steel lugged frame, threaded eyelets on dropouts and, flanges for down tube shifters...
04-06-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By Straightblock

For my non-Eroica on Saturday I stuck to familiar...

For my non-Eroica on Saturday I stuck to familiar roads. I took my 1972 Nishiki Professional.


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04-05-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By Narhay

A couple evenings of tinkering and a wheelset I...

A couple evenings of tinkering and a wheelset I had sorted out months ago resulted in the following. Everything came apart nicely, nothing was broken or unduly worn. The fixed cup BB was loose and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 359,468
Posted By abshipp

Oh, how the Lord is testing me... ...

Oh, how the Lord is testing me...

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04-02-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By Narhay

Something Satisfying - Apollo MK III

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03-28-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,215
Posted By ts99

Painted my 1977 frame

update to: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1191135-painting-1977-frame-remove-bb-other-questions.html

I had a friend who does auto body work paint it. I'm pretty happy.

I have the...
03-28-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By CO_Hoya

This is awesome, I’ll pick up that tool and...

This is awesome, I’ll pick up that tool and modify next time I make an Amazon purchase.

Thanks.



Well, as you speculated the pedal had never been serviced before I opened it up, so the...
03-27-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 755
Posted By fliplap

I had an 82 412 for awhile. There’s no reason to...

I had an 82 412 for awhile. There’s no reason to stay with 27” wheels. If you’re buying new wheels, at least go 700c, the stock brakes will reach fine. I had room for 700x32s with fenders, or 700x38...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 161,027
Posted By Eric F

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03-21-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,182
Posted By Eric F

Project Complete!!

Final details done - crankset, decals, lug cutouts filled.

10mi road test - Very sweet ride! Comfortable and agile. Braking is better than expected. Shifting is smooth and efficient. I still...
03-21-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 233
Posted By ilikebikes

1961 Schwinn Klunker

I built this up roughly 10 months ago. Didn’t paint it, I like original paint no matter what’s left of it. 😉 hasn’t seen a trail...yet.
pics to come....
03-20-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 797
Posted By squirtdad

all my bikes are 80's and my go to music is...

all my bikes are 80's and my go to music is still mostly 80's

here is a pair of miyata teams 84 and 85

84
...
03-19-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 797
Posted By davester

'80s bikes, '80s rock 'n' roll, and dancing ladies dressed in white lace (what!?)

Check it out! This should snap you out of the coronavirus-i'm-not-going-to-Eroica blues.
The Style Council does vintage bikes
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