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04-19-21, 09:00 PM
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Posted By tkamd73

Originally posted this in the fall of 2017,...

Originally posted this in the fall of 2017, changed it around a bit, as it sits today
Tim

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04-19-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 483,151
Posted By tkamd73

1985 670 I just finished, got it from a fellow...

1985 670 I just finished, got it from a fellow forum member. Rode great as bought, just wanted one last build I guess.
Tim


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04-18-21, 02:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 468
Posted By Andy_K

Sonny went over to take care of it, but he got...

Sonny went over to take care of it, but he got shot on the causeway.

I thought it was going to be like my Italian problem — more Italian bikes keep turning up in my garage.
04-17-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,993
Posted By thorstein

newest version

I finally got around to making a proper quick release bracket. This is kind of a proof of concept & I haven't filed it down & painted it yet, but it works great! The skewer grips the bracket well.
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04-17-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 483,151
Posted By ctak

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1986 Trek 700 "Tri Series" at the arena
04-17-21, 12:25 PM
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Views: 483,151
Posted By Shrevvy

1981/1981.5 Trek 950. Serial number puts this...

1981/1981.5 Trek 950. Serial number puts this late 1981 and this color was only available on the Dura Ace model or as a 1981.5 frame. Regardless, this bike has received a lot of miles. Purchased with...
04-17-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 483,151
Posted By Shrevvy

1977 Trek TX900. Built from a frame and finally...

1977 Trek TX900. Built from a frame and finally ready for a shake down ride.

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04-16-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 483,151
Posted By Bruce27

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My 1981 715. Hope to be putting a few miles on this summer.
04-05-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 483,151
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Ok, everyone, as promised, my 1979 Trek 510!...

Ok, everyone, as promised, my 1979 Trek 510! Triple rare in form, IMO: 1) a 510 from 1979 +/- 2) 25.5" size 3) Chestnut color, which is gorgeous. Fully double butted Ishiwata 022 tubing, with a...
04-04-21, 01:41 AM
Replies: 3,439
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Posted By styggno1

Thank you! The racks/panniers are Blackburn and I...

Thank you! The racks/panniers are Blackburn and I made my own rear lowrider out of a front version for bikes without brazed brackets - using only one straight chromemoly rod (the diagonal in the...
04-03-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 483,151
Posted By DorkDisk

My first Trek

After over 30 years of riding, I finally broke down and bought me a Trek 750 frame which I built into an all-rounder.
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04-03-21, 04:26 AM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 483,151
Posted By bikemig

1979 Trek 510

I wouldn't want your '79 510 to feel lonely. It is a fine riding frame with a full Ishiwata frame and a cast crown. The low temp silver brazed Treks are great bikes.
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04-01-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 804
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

WTB Your high end hi ten bike

I am looking for a project bike. Do you have a gas pipe bike that needs some love? The ideal candidate will have anywhere from some to a lot of rust (patina). Turkey levers are preferred and I must...
03-29-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3,439
Views: 800,693
Posted By classic8tubes

Alain Michel, reynolds 531. has been converted...

Alain Michel, reynolds 531.
has been converted to cable routing inside the toptube by A. Singer bikeshop in Paris, thats why it's wearing Alex Singer Decals.
built up with campy nuovo record...
03-29-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3,439
Views: 800,693
Posted By classic8tubes

Bernard Carre Randonneuse ...

Bernard Carre Randonneuse

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03-23-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 431
Posted By jonwvara

Several of my bikes have half-step gearing. I use...

Several of my bikes have half-step gearing. I use Suntour Perfects because they're cheap, abundant, last forever, and are easy to work on. (Also, I have a ton of bodies and loose cogs and spacers on...
03-23-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 431
Posted By droppedandlost

At least I'm not the only one that spends way too...

At least I'm not the only one that spends way too much time looking at gear charts.
If going cassette, I like the sram pg730. Works well with smaller chainrings.
...
03-22-21, 05:00 PM
03-22-21, 04:55 PM
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Posted By niliraga

exactly. my kinda bike in my exact size. not...

exactly. my kinda bike in my exact size. not good.
03-21-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3,439
Views: 800,693
Posted By bikemig

I finished tweaking my 70s Motobecane Grand...

I finished tweaking my 70s Motobecane Grand Record. The final finishing touches were Reynolds 531 stickers, a TA sticker for the crank, and red REG toe strap buttons. And I had to track down a longer...
03-21-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3,439
Views: 800,693
Posted By classic8tubes

Cycles Poelaert , Reynolds 531SL tubing ...

Cycles Poelaert , Reynolds 531SL tubing


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Reymond Poelaert was a long-time...
03-18-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3,439
Views: 800,693
Posted By opegel

Peugeot PE 403 IZOARD

Here's my Peugeot PE 403 IZOARD from 1992.
It's pretty much all original and in good shape.


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03-17-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3,439
Views: 800,693
Posted By Flying G

Sacre Bleu! Look What I Found!

Am deep in the refurb/restoration of this Super Corsa. Overhauled and cleaned up the wheels, pedals, brakes, derailleurs, etc,
and was just taking apart the headset when I heard a slight rattling in...
03-07-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By Schreck83

Not familiar with the Superplate, You can see...

Not familiar with the Superplate, You can see the abnormally huge rubbing surfaces on the upper pulley below:
...
03-04-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 770
Posted By fishboat

I built Musson's truing stand(plans in the...

I built Musson's truing stand(plans in the book)..have about $15 in this:
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03-04-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 770
Posted By fishboat

This is also available for a modest fee. It's...

This is also available for a modest fee. It's good

https://www.wheelpro.co.uk/wheelbuilding/book.php
03-04-21, 01:17 PM
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Views: 238,457
Posted By Dylansbob

I was feeling too lazy to swap the freewheel, so...

I was feeling too lazy to swap the freewheel, so I left the 32t on and just put a cheap hanger extender on it. It *works*, but was skipping around a bit under hard power. Haven't really ridden...
03-04-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3,883
Views: 354,084
Posted By Unca_Sam

:lol: Don't sweat it! I'd make the same...

:lol:
Don't sweat it! I'd make the same mistake. I wouldn't be surprised at all if there's shared tooling or patents somehow, looking at the thing.
03-03-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,629
Posted By unworthy1

Somebody will be VERY chuffed to own that frame!...

Somebody will be VERY chuffed to own that frame! It's a beauty! Hope it finds a good home, thanks for sharing the story!
03-03-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,629
Posted By MarkinOz

Progress Update....

In December 2020 I managed to get my confirmed GEFSCO Reynolds 531Pro frame down to its original builder, Geoff Scott. In his mid 70’s now, Geoff still respray’s his old frames himself and put new...
03-02-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,203
Posted By velojym

I've used an old bike wheel to demonstrate...

I've used an old bike wheel to demonstrate gyroscopic precession to flight school students.
03-02-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,203
Posted By Soody

Bartape on my old car ...

Bartape on my old car
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03-02-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,203
Posted By hazetguy

no windchimes so far? this was a fun...

no windchimes so far?
this was a fun father-daughter project, made out of trashed and rusted Team Fuji frame, a worn out bio-pace chainring, a Hi-E hub flange, an nos Dan-Ed chainring, and a Huret...
03-02-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,203
Posted By curbtender

Stronglight fir your Coors light?

Stronglight fir your Coors light?
03-01-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3,439
Views: 800,693
Posted By Hproduguidon

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b.carré reynolds 531 5/10 not yet restored
02-27-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 677
Posted By gaucho777

Thanks for the nice words. :) mountaindave...

Thanks for the nice words. :)

mountaindave As for the drivetrain. It's a Stronglight triple 52-48-36 crankset, paired with a 14-30t Regina freewheel. Crane RD in back, and a Campagnolo Record FD....
02-27-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3,883
Views: 354,084
Posted By SurferRosa

You've got to be the most generous person here. ...

You've got to be the most generous person here. If it were a 56cm, I'd be very tempted. Cheers.
02-27-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,299
Posted By ctak

Thanks! the colors warm up quite a bit in natural...

Thanks! the colors warm up quite a bit in natural light, with the blue taking on a cerulean hue; now if only it had thinned and long point lugs like that alluring 710 (1979) of yours. My plan is to...
02-27-21, 01:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,269
Posted By noobinsf

No, not wrong, but you're illustrating why it's...

No, not wrong, but you're illustrating why it's worthwhile to clarify CTC (center-to-center) or CTT (center-to-top) when asking about measurements. I don't know which tradition stems from where, but...
02-26-21, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By francophile

Part of what you find on Gitane bikes in the...

Part of what you find on Gitane bikes in the early-mid 70s is they equipped them with what was on-hand, whatever the larger beasts in the game didn't already snatch up. You'll find all kinds of crazy...
02-26-21, 02:50 AM
Replies: 3,439
Views: 800,693
Posted By ExPatTyke

1980-something Motobecane Super 15. Seatpost...

1980-something Motobecane Super 15. Seatpost clamp needs tightening.....
...
02-22-21, 01:20 AM
Replies: 3,439
Views: 800,693
Posted By Hproduguidon

Gitane Giro d'italia 1980 Dérailleurs avant et...

Gitane Giro d'italia 1980 Dérailleurs avant et arrière campagnolo Gran Sport Pédalier campagnolo Moyeux campagnolo Tige de selle campagnolo 26,4 Poignées et de freins MAFAC étriers Cadre Vitus 971...
02-20-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 151,523
Posted By Chuck M

I picked up this Carmel mixte today for my wife. ...

I picked up this Carmel mixte today for my wife. Nothing fancy, but it will serve her well. T-mar decoded the serial as an '83.
...
02-20-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By bwilli88

Wow, you are right for a 5 speed FW that is the...

Wow, you are right for a 5 speed FW that is the cat's nuts for halfstep + granny
I wish I had seen this for a bike I have.
02-17-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

A educator should have this educational item. ...

A educator should have this educational item.

And why shouldn’t I post a travel photo of Fabriano, since Dave will be traveling literally? . All towns should have parking lot views like this...
...
02-17-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By obrentharris

Thanks for the advice! I've decided to go with...

Thanks for the advice! I've decided to go with "Suffering builds character" for this ride. I can always walk. As for the tubulars, these aren't so skinny at 28mm and 30 mm. Being a cyclocross guy I...
02-16-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By Wildwood

i don't travel too well these days, but would...

i don't travel too well these days, but would love to be there.

And always have Cino-ready bikes.
Check the wheelbase on the Rickert.
Just modify the build a bit from Gran Sport authentic, and...
02-16-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By squirtdad

Great, I can plan my trip home (chinook) to see...

Great, I can plan my trip home (chinook) to see my dad around this.

damn only 6 months to get in shape
02-16-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By drpaddle

Very nice bikes, indeed! However, you may...

Very nice bikes, indeed! However, you may consider lower -- even period stretching -- gears for Cino. I rode it a few years ago on my stock 1960 Paramount, and the 46 x 26 low gear was nowhere near...
02-16-21, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3,439
Views: 800,693
Posted By Hproduguidon

Motobecane vx60 1983 ...

Motobecane vx60 1983
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