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09-19-20, 06:58 PM
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Posted By sykerocker

My subdivision had a neighborhood wide yard sale...

My subdivision had a neighborhood wide yard sale today, so Margaret and I did a little moseying around. And I came up with something worthwhile: A 1955 Royal Enfield 3-speed.

Since the fire last...
09-17-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 542
Posted By gugie

Gravel Grinding in the TdF!

Stage 18, retro Cino/Eroica style!

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09-17-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 23,159
Views: 2,653,603
Posted By PeterLYoung

: Frame came back today from Bob Jackson, It is...

: Frame came back today from Bob Jackson, It is looking good and I have refitted Headset, Head Badge, Bottom Bracket, Saddle and Wheels. A lot more work to do but it is exciting seeing it go back...
09-17-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 945
Posted By PeterLYoung

Humber Beeston Clubman 1948 Restoration

: Frame came back today from Bob Jackson, It is looking good and I have refitted Headset, Head Badge, Bottom Bracket, Saddle and Wheels. A lot more work to do but it is exciting seeing it go back...
09-17-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14,031
Views: 3,020,364
Posted By Mr. 66

A Bertin get a reprieve, so crusty the lock nut...

A Bertin get a reprieve, so crusty the lock nut on the skewer turned to dust trying to remove. The skewer was rusted frozen inside of the axel. Fortunately the bearings cup and cones are good. I'll...
09-16-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2,378
Views: 779,848
Posted By Duke of Prunes

84 Fuji Touring Series V

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I acquired this premium Fuji a couple years ago from the...
09-16-20, 03:56 AM
Replies: 2,378
Views: 779,848
Posted By Germany_chris

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09-11-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,378
Views: 779,848
Posted By brandenjs

I just moved mine to a new owner. Great bikes and...

I just moved mine to a new owner. Great bikes and the Burgundy was pretty cool. Made for a great gravel bike in my area. I need to quit looking at posts like this because I always end up missing...
09-11-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,378
Views: 779,848
Posted By trailmix

Just picked up another. This one is an 84 Univega...

Just picked up another. This one is an 84 Univega purchased from the original owner's widow. I like the half-step gearing chart....
09-08-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7,481
Views: 1,933,211
Posted By natloz

Bianchi Nyala

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09-07-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 787
Posted By merziac

As promised, more, maybe too much, MKS This...

As promised, more, maybe too much, MKS

This thread was the motivation to get mine out of the abyss, clean, rebuild and show them.
...
09-07-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 6,865
Views: 2,424,907
Posted By av1

Specialized rockhopper comp 1994 ...

Specialized rockhopper comp 1994

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09-06-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 787
Posted By clubman

A knee replacement and a botched revision...

A knee replacement and a botched revision rendered my leg unable to make rotations on the ball of my right foot, irrespective of saddle height or crank length. I use platforms pedals with my foot...
09-06-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: September 1970 in Bicycling! magazine

Included articles are:

"A Day at the Races"

"Cycling As I Live It (Part 5)", a continuation of the author's cycling trip across Canada.
Parts 1-3 were first posted here: 50 Years Ago: July...
09-05-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By robertj298

Univega Super Strada almost done

It's bee refurbished except for the front derailleur cable. The dura ace ax components were different than other bikes I've done and for the life of me
I can't figure out how the front derailleur...
09-02-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6,865
Views: 2,424,907
Posted By kyleboyd

My Rockhopper conversion. Also did the 1x...

My Rockhopper conversion. Also did the 1x conversion as well, its my first time running the single up front. Been meaning to post here for awhile (long time lurker). She rides pretty sweet.
...
09-02-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,414
Posted By randyjawa

Well, it is Wednesday, September 2, 2020 and the...

Well, it is Wednesday, September 2, 2020 and the dump has seen little velo activity lately. This is not the least bit unusual. Once the Spring clean up is over, bike flow to the dump drops...
09-01-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 787
Posted By clubman

I no longer have these but they're take offs that...

I no longer have these but they're take offs that came with a 2nd gen black DA group so they likely pre-date these Customs. The 'dirt' is seepage of the original grease.
Can't tell if that's an M or...
08-31-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 787
Posted By pcb

Mikashima Unique Custom Pedal Love

I fell in love with these pedals the first time I opened the box, back in 1980. They've stayed in the box ever since, though they've been through a whole bunch of household moves. The first Suntour...
08-31-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 7,481
Views: 1,933,211
Posted By fishboat

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08-30-20, 03:46 AM
Replies: 7,481
Views: 1,933,211
Posted By Deepcherry

Peugeot Origin

Not the most special bike, but the beautifully built frame ‘Made in France’ and the part-by-part addition of some LX parts makes it a joy to ride.
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08-29-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7,481
Views: 1,933,211
Posted By gwhunter

My 92 Zaskar

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08-29-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,378
Views: 779,848
Posted By browngw

The venerable 1965 Dilecta LeBlanc has had some...

The venerable 1965 Dilecta LeBlanc has had some notable updates since it's last showing. Over the winter it got some lower gearing via a Regina freewheel with a 13T to 31T. The B17 aged was moved off...
08-26-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 998
Posted By Darth Lefty

Fifteen years ago I had a dog who would pull...

Fifteen years ago I had a dog who would pull Kleenex out of the box one at a time. Loved it. Kind of a ritual, I guess. She would also tear open a new toy, rip out its fluff, and forever after ignore...
08-26-20, 12:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 998
Posted By Darth Lefty

To think I’ve been holding off building my bamboo...

To think I’ve been holding off building my bamboo frame kit for fear of pandas
08-25-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6,865
Views: 2,424,907
Posted By rhender

Wow this thing is so cool! Guess I'm on the...

Wow this thing is so cool! Guess I'm on the lookout for Schwinn Mirada mixte now...
08-25-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 23,159
Views: 2,653,603
Posted By W.L.SOON

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-1905-STURMEY-AR...

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Very old-school Sturmey Archer 3-speed...
08-23-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,378
Views: 779,848
Posted By polymorphself

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08-20-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,280
Posted By Korina

I took my bike on the highway Tuesday, where...

I took my bike on the highway Tuesday, where CalTrans is tearing up the shoulder for (car) safety reasons. I have to say, the DTHs handled it all with aplomb. The scraped, textured section was mildly...
08-18-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 439,540
Posted By staticinvasion

Craigslist find

I found this mid-80's Univega Gran Sprint on Craigslist for $150. It has changed my life and especially during this pandemic! Since buying the bike I've made some minor changes. It was all original...
08-17-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 23,159
Views: 2,653,603
Posted By ascherer

"One man gathers what another man spills" It was...

"One man gathers what another man spills" It was time to pass the baton. Last winter I built a version of a Sports on a Raleigh international frame - 8-speed Sturmey hub, Velo Orange Tourist...
08-15-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 28,729
Posted By BFisher

Post fender install follow-up shots: ...

Post fender install follow-up shots:
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08-14-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By thumpism

Get the serial number off the frame and check...

Get the serial number off the frame and check with the police to see if it's been reported stolen. You do not want to be apprehended in possession of stolen property.
08-14-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By cudak888

If you've got the parts, the time, and don't mind...

If you've got the parts, the time, and don't mind doing it for fun, go ahead.

Once it's done:

Like it? Keep it.
Interested in some dough? Sell it. Don't expect to get rich.
Don't really...
08-14-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 28,729
Posted By BFisher

'73 Super Course three speed style: ...

'73 Super Course three speed style:
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08-12-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 439,540
Posted By engineerbob

Five years ago, I bought a mint condition 1983...

Five years ago, I bought a mint condition 1983 Gran Turismo. It even had its original tires, which I immediately replaced.

I put on a Brooks B17 and swapped the stock crank for a Sugino that...
07-31-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3,573
Views: 314,975
Posted By SurferRosa

More donor Trek goodness ... polished and...

More donor Trek goodness ... polished and overhauled.

https://i.imgur.com/5sFcWFQ.jpg

Locknuts say 1972. And the races looked brand new. These were on a commuter! :thumb:
07-21-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,366
Posted By Andy_K

That's interesting. I do like to brake from the...

That's interesting. I do like to brake from the hoods, even when I'm using brake systems that weren't designed for it. I've got short fingers and sometimes have a hard time reaching the lever from...
07-21-20, 12:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,366
Posted By bwilli88

First, are the cables and housing modern, using...

First, are the cables and housing modern, using nice braided SS cables in new slick housing makes a huge difference and Second, are the brake pads original, change them for some Kool-Stop Salmon. ...
07-05-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 913
Posted By Velo Mule

Graphics arrived and are on the frame. Now I...

Graphics arrived and are on the frame. Now I can't hide the low endedness any more. The good thing about such a bike is that I have artistic licence. If this were a Raleigh, I could probably find the...
07-02-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14,031
Views: 3,020,364
Posted By sheddle

The "slipped off the hook" of the day.......

The "slipped off the hook" of the day.... Performance is not the sexiest brand but this was a Tange Prestige frame with full 600. Up for $30, lasted about half an hour. Godspeed you sleeper hit.
...
07-01-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14,031
Views: 3,020,364
Posted By J.Higgins

The components ought to polish up real nice. Here...

The components ought to polish up real nice. Here are the last two pics.

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07-01-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14,031
Views: 3,020,364
Posted By J.Higgins

Univega Ital Sport, 1985

Found a nice old UV on CL. A very nice elderly gentleman said he was the original owner, and that the bike had less than 500 miles on it, which I can confirm by the shape of the freewheel teeth and...
06-29-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 945
Posted By PeterLYoung

Humber Beeston Clubman 1948 Restoration

I was given this bike by a gentleman in his eighties who told me he bought it new in 1948. He no longer can ride it and as I restored bikes he offered it to me for free. After taking a look at it I...
06-28-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6,865
Views: 2,424,907
Posted By 10eroftheyear

Not steel, but my '99 GT build is rocking as my gravel bike

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06-22-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 14,031
Views: 3,020,364
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

1990 Diamondback Master TG Centurion - Shimano 105

Here is something that was potentially saved from the dump - a 1990 Diamondback Master TG Centurion.

The story on this is that the Diamondback has belonged to my father for a least the past dozen...
06-18-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By ddeand

1974 Raleigh International - FINISHED!

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06-16-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 23,159
Views: 2,653,603
Posted By JaccoW

Just picked up a Dutch Gazelle tandem with a...

Just picked up a Dutch Gazelle tandem with a Sturmey Archer AB hub from '79 for a mere €55 ($62)
The rear hub needs some work as the 3rd gear works for a short while before suddenly locking up...
06-02-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 125,813
Posted By daverup

A few more mods on my 95 Trek 930. Rear...

A few more mods on my 95 Trek 930.

Rear rack and bag
Swapped out STX crank for Sugino Impel compact triple 94/58 with Vuelta chainrings, 48,38,28....
05-22-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 125,813
Posted By DQRider

Yes, the DQ in my username stands for Dairy...

Yes, the DQ in my username stands for Dairy Queen. When I first came back to cycling in 2015, I would plan my rides from our local DQ to another one several miles away. Distances grew and sometimes I...
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