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05-20-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 63,809
Posted By Hummer

The Bike Library and Workshop on the campus of...

The Bike Library and Workshop on the campus of the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta.
https://su.ualberta.ca/services/sustainsu/projects/bikelibrary/

This is not a co-op. It is...
05-20-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,907
Posted By Hummer

It has been three years since my previous post...

It has been three years since my previous post and I have been doing some thinking on the back burner.

My previous trail-a bike method of transporting a bicycle by:
1. removing the front wheel...
03-30-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By Hummer

Hello Sirby, welcome to the forums, your...

Hello Sirby,

welcome to the forums, your photos are here:

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/17284016

I have seen that chainring pattern on some Shelby bicycles. The fork also looks...
03-30-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,802
Posted By Hummer

One Got Fat: Bicycle Safety from...

One Got Fat: Bicycle Safety from 1963https://archive.org/details/OneGotFa1963

...
03-29-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,336
Posted By Hummer

TCI is Trans Can Import, a company that still...

TCI is Trans Can Import, a company that still exists. At one time they were a regional distributor of bicycles in western Canada.

...
03-27-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2,269
Views: 715,343
Posted By Hummer

This is consistent with Nishikis for Finland. ...

This is consistent with Nishikis for Finland. Raul Hellberg Ltd imported those to Finland.
03-27-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By Hummer

I agree. The frame serial number is Panasonic...

I agree. The frame serial number is Panasonic from August 1976. The fork may not be original.
Forum: Touring
03-27-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 292
Posted By Hummer

Koh Samui, Thailand

Recently I went to Koh Samui, Thailand with a couple of freinds. We rented bicycles.

Renting bicycles is interesting. Rental shops are small and can be difficult to find because the shops do...
02-25-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 903
Posted By Hummer

Yes. Everyone of this model that I have seen has...

Yes. Everyone of this model that I have seen has had a cotter pin crankset.
02-24-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 903
Posted By Hummer

I have seen this model of Apollo before. Based...

I have seen this model of Apollo before. Based on the decals and the serial number I believe this frame was manufactured in 1984.
02-24-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 405
Posted By Hummer

From the serial number the frame was manufactured...

From the serial number the frame was manufactured by Raleigh Canada in 1978.
01-29-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,345
Posted By Hummer

I have just seen this thread. I know it has been...

I have just seen this thread. I know it has been some time since the original post.

Here are the names of some more Norco MTB models that I think meet the original criteria:

LRT Express...
01-29-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2,269
Views: 715,343
Posted By Hummer

Hello VintageAl, I have seen this format of...

Hello VintageAl,

I have seen this format of serial number stamping before. Usually there are another 5 characters stamped on the drive side of the BB shell starting with the letter "T", two...
01-29-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By Hummer

Hi TheSuntourKid, your Nishiki frame is a...

Hi TheSuntourKid,

your Nishiki frame is a Cresta. I believe that this is the first version of the Cresta and it was not a touring bike design. I have seen two others like yours with the same first...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,709
Posted By Hummer

The serial number indicates the frame made by...

The serial number indicates the frame made by Huffy, possibly 1973.
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By Hummer

Hi cbonez, I do not know what the peugeot...

Hi cbonez,

I do not know what the peugeot is worth. THe Mount Cenis models that I have seen had Reynolds 501 tube sets. The PSV and Triathlon models had Super Vitus tube sets.
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By Hummer

+1 on Ted Williams. The 228-45912 on the...

+1 on Ted Williams.

The 228-45912 on the head tube is a Sears product number. The other number is the frame manufacturers serial number.

This frame looks repainted.

Here is another...
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By Hummer

Similar to a 1954 AMF Roadmaster Luxury Liner. ...

Similar to a 1954 AMF Roadmaster Luxury Liner.


https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/768x1024/s_l1600_59d4ac35aa7c8f0d78318c1669cb1ce0422ff7eb.jpg
Replies: 10
Views: 1,102
Posted By Hummer

I have never seen a Peugeot frame built by...

I have never seen a Peugeot frame built by Procycle in Canada using Peugeot's HLE technology.
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By Hummer

Hello 2112Artimus, if the serial number is...

Hello 2112Artimus,

if the serial number is from a Japanese manufacturer it is most likely Tsunoda. If Tsunoda the frame was probably manufactured in 1980.

It could be a Nishiki serial...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,115
Posted By Hummer

The lugs on the head tube are not common to the...

The lugs on the head tube are not common to the Super LeMans model. This may be a Super Elite model.
Replies: 14
Views: 1,609
Posted By Hummer

I took a look it the Bora serial number that I...

I took a look it the Bora serial number that I have. I was wrong about your serial number having a "9" in it. The first 3 digits being 002 in your serial number matches the format in my serial...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,222
Posted By Hummer

I had a Royal Knight and have sold it. The frame...

I had a Royal Knight and have sold it. The frame was made in Japan by Yamaguchi. The components dated from 1972. Mine had a cotter-pin crankset....
Replies: 8
Views: 1,678
Posted By Hummer

This serial number is probably from a label taped...

This serial number is probably from a label taped to the frame. This serial number on its own does not contain any date information.
The label serial numbers are mostly in sequential order with...
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By Hummer

I would suggest that the start of your Raleigh...

I would suggest that the start of your Raleigh serial number is RE7. Manufacuring decodes to R=Canada, E=April, 7=1987 for year of manufacture.
Replies: 14
Views: 1,609
Posted By Hummer

Hello Marco99, I have seen another Bora...

Hello Marco99,

I have seen another Bora model and its serial number. I would suggest that the serial number on your Bora starts with HD9002. The HD is a common prefix on Bauer models from...
01-04-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 374,976
Posted By Hummer

These are all Bianchi Super models. The frames...

These are all Bianchi Super models. The frames were made by Tsunoda of Japan.

From the serial numbers, the first letter "M" indicates the year of frame manufacture as 1981. The second letter in...
09-08-19, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2,269
Views: 715,343
Posted By Hummer

Hello Todd5050, welcome to the forum. ...

Hello Todd5050,

welcome to the forum.

The serial number is for a frame made by Kawamura. The first character "G" was used by Kawamura to indicate the frame was intended for a market in...
09-08-19, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2,269
Views: 715,343
Posted By Hummer

Hello JonAb, welcome to the forum. ...

Hello JonAb,

welcome to the forum.

From the serial number, the frame was manufactured in 1981, probably in month 4 or April. The model year is also 1981. The frame was probably made in...
09-08-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2,269
Views: 715,343
Posted By Hummer

I have seen this format of serial number several...

I have seen this format of serial number several times. 8909, the first four numbers after the W, are the year and month of frame manufacture: 1989 September. Other Nishikis that I have seen with a...
09-02-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 387,288
Posted By Hummer

Hi Willparn, from the serial number and...

Hi Willparn,

from the serial number and location your Centurion is from the mid-1970s. The model is probably a Le Mans or Sport 10.

The early Centurions had serial numbers in several...
08-18-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By Hummer

Serial number M4F00237 decodes as: M =...

Serial number M4F00237 decodes as:

M = manufacturer Miki of Japan
4 = year of frame manufacture 1984
F = month of frame manufacture June
06-11-19, 10:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,029
Posted By Hummer

The serial number is from manufacturer Kuwahara. ...

The serial number is from manufacturer Kuwahara. This format was used before 1975. Kuwahara started to include year and month information with the serial number starting in late 1974.
06-11-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,259
Posted By Hummer

I agree with T-Mar, a poorly stamped "5". I have...

I agree with T-Mar, a poorly stamped "5". I have seen other Gitane serial number stampings and sometimes these look to be the same font.
06-11-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,654
Posted By Hummer

For the record: Schwinn Le Tour models, of...

For the record:

Schwinn Le Tour models, of the various designations, with frames made in Japan where made by at least three different manufacturers: Bridgestone, Panasonic, and Kuwahara. Each...
05-06-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6,434
Views: 558,775
Posted By Hummer

Park tools: ...

Park tools:
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/resize_of_img_5516_2ce8616ce1a14248b3eae53a2272a2e313df4bcb.jpg...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,327
Posted By Hummer

Looks like a 1982 model year. Here are some...

Looks like a 1982 model year. Here are some links to look at:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals/1141020-1982-schwinn-voyageur-s-p-score.html
...
Replies: 5
Views: 825
Posted By Hummer

The serial number has a year and month of frame...

The serial number has a year and month of frame manufacture. The first digit "6" is for 1976, the next 2 digits "06" are for the month of June.
Replies: 3
Views: 1,097
Posted By Hummer

This serial number is consistent with a 1993...

This serial number is consistent with a 1993 Allez Comp that I have seen pictures of.

The first digit in this format of serial number, "2", may be for the year of frame manufacture, 1992.


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Replies: 10
Views: 2,060
Posted By Hummer

I have never seen a Raleigh that had a frame made...

I have never seen a Raleigh that had a frame made by Kuwahara. Do you have an example?
04-15-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,771
Posted By Hummer

Edit: Oops. Did not read the requirements.

Edit: Oops. Did not read the requirements.
04-11-19, 12:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,771
Posted By Hummer

Eliminator. No decals. Needs some work. It is...

Eliminator. No decals. Needs some work. It is about number 12 in the queue and low priority. Components date to...
04-09-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,771
Posted By Hummer

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x1600/eliminator_img_3573_54675a6c214ad52d3c1ac26edf72e7ba14b39879.jpg

Eliminator. Early brand name distributed by Norco.
04-09-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By Hummer

Performance frames were made by a variety of...

Performance frames were made by a variety of manufacturers.

Check the serial number, it can be used to determine the frame manufacturer.

I have seen a Performance bicycle, made in Taiwan, with...
04-04-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,565
Posted By Hummer

The serial number and location are the same as...

The serial number and location are the same as Fuji from 1972. The frame and components are similar to the Fuji Special Road Racer.
03-29-19, 10:41 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,828
Posted By Hummer

Bumper sticker: "My other bike is a...

Bumper sticker: "My other bike is a Cinelli".
03-28-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,892
Posted By Hummer

MCI7908 is a Maruishi date of manufacture code. ...

MCI7908 is a Maruishi date of manufacture code. Not a serial number as indicated previously.

MCI = Maruishi Cycle Industries
79 = year of frame manufacture
08 = month of frame manufacture
...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,480
Posted By Hummer

The decals and headbadge are for the 1983 model...

The decals and headbadge are for the 1983 model year Olympic 12 for the USA. The frame may have been manufactured in 1982.
Replies: 13
Views: 1,131
Posted By Hummer

This frame was manufactured by Kuwahara. Most...

This frame was manufactured by Kuwahara. Most Voyageur 11.8 frames were manufactured by Bridgestone or Panasonic, but a few were from Kuwahara.
03-25-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,867
Posted By Hummer

[QUOTE=baconismidog;20855018] What tool (s)...

[QUOTE=baconismidog;20855018]

What tool (s) do I need for this?

PS - I tried putting the frame in a vice and giving it a twist on the box-end and it didn't budge. That's when I decided to...
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