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04-18-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 795
Posted By gthomson

I know, but I couldn't figure it out and...

I know, but I couldn't figure it out and surpassed my skills and knowledge. I was trying to get together with another group member but not feasible in this lock down. The technician didn't really...
04-17-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By browngw

Canadian Content

While getting some of my bikes out of winter storage, these three very "blue" bikes were kind of sitting together so I grabbed a camera to take a few photos. The 1972 CCM Turismo was restored over...
04-12-21, 04:48 AM
Replies: 24,396
Views: 2,901,774
Posted By Ghostknife

Put 10 miles on the bikes, riding to the next...

Put 10 miles on the bikes, riding to the next town over for lunch. Was a great day for a ride.

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04-08-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 980
Posted By bikemig

Peugeot UO 10 late 70s

I just rebuilt this late 70s Peugeot UO 10. All the bearings have been overhauled, new cables, and the consumables have been replaced.
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04-07-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 980
Posted By denaffen

I've posted it before, but I love this Puegeot,...

I've posted it before, but I love this Puegeot, Carbolite 103 and all. Just a great riding bike.
...
04-06-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 980
Posted By clubman

I can't find a pic but I think mine had Aztec...

I can't find a pic but I think mine had Aztec lugs. I'll keep looking.

My only french bike is an 83 PBN10s that needs frame adjustment. The largest high end bike shop in NS has a collection of 40...
04-06-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 980
Posted By 75lechamp

Great looking Peugeot there, nice to see that...

Great looking Peugeot there, nice to see that metallic green color!
04-06-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 980
Posted By polymorphself

Early 70s U0-18 single speed upgraded to almost...

Early 70s U0-18 single speed upgraded to almost all alloy components....
04-06-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 980
Posted By bikemig

I've had this 70s UE 8 sitting around too long....

I've had this 70s UE 8 sitting around too long. My plans are to turn it into a commuter. I have the parts on hand. This is the bike as found in the wild. I had a UO 8 that I turned into a commuter...
04-06-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 980
Posted By non-fixie

Not sure what this seventies' Mercier's official...

Not sure what this seventies' Mercier's official designation was here in Europe, but it would have been a "100" on your side of the pond.

Besides a clean & lube and some new consumables, I removed...
04-06-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 980
Posted By Andy_K

I don't have this one anymore -- as you can see,...

I don't have this one anymore -- as you can see, it was way too small for me -- but I still miss it sometimes.

1977 Gitane Gypsy Sport
...
04-06-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 980
Posted By clubman

Love this Mark. I had the exact same bike in that...

Love this Mark. I had the exact same bike in that unique green. I figured mine to be around a '67 based on the font, decals and colour.
04-03-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,422
Posted By Drillium Dude

If you watch that scene closely you'll see...

If you watch that scene closely you'll see Fonda's character is wearing a gold Rolex GMT Master with a nipple dial while he feeds the money into the gas tank. The watch he throws to the ground just...
04-03-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,422
Posted By cb400bill

My dad received this Accutron in 1980 for working...

My dad received this Accutron in 1980 for working 25 years with Scott Paper.
...
04-03-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,422
Posted By iab

I liked the idea of a watch. Gave it a try for a...

I liked the idea of a watch. Gave it a try for a year or so. I decided I prefer the accuracy of my phone and a nekkid wrist.


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04-02-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,422
Posted By Choke

I have more watches than I do bikes. But the...

I have more watches than I do bikes. But the coolest timekeeping piece that I have is the JLC Atmos. The clock never needs winding; it has a capsule that is filled with a special gas and temperature...
04-02-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,422
Posted By styggno1

This is my thread... I will post one watch at the...

This is my thread... I will post one watch at the time. Please tell me when to stop.

#1
https://live.staticflickr.com/678/21470737819_eaed075cbc_b.jpg
04-02-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,422
Posted By cb400bill

I give to you the Schwinn Varsity of automatic...

I give to you the Schwinn Varsity of automatic watches, the early 70s Times Self-Wind.

...
04-02-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,422
Posted By genejockey

Watches, you say? How about something from the...

Watches, you say? How about something from the 18th Century?
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04-02-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,422
Posted By bwilli88

We have dog threads, sewing machine thread, how about a watch thread.

Here is my 1932 Hamilton pocket watch. Made a cool stand for it today. My wife gave it to me as a wedding present....
04-02-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 24,522
Posted By gjc2

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I don't have a green bike, but here's one that I wish I had . . . . . .
04-01-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 24,522
Posted By OldsCOOL

1971 Raleigh Super Course ...

1971 Raleigh Super Course


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04-01-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 24,522
Posted By sheddle

This boy is about to go to the frame shop to...

This boy is about to go to the frame shop to repair a dent after a solid few months of winter bike duty....
...
04-01-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 24,522
Posted By gthomson

Wow amazing how quickly a monthly thread fills...

Wow amazing how quickly a monthly thread fills up! Sorry for the, not so green backdrop, but it's still too chilly to be spring here yet. 1999 Peugeot Dune Mtn. bike with no changes made except the...
04-01-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 929
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, 07:21 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 24,522
Posted By bikemig

One finished bike, one project

I have a 1992 Trek 950 and a 70s Mercier 300. I'd like to rebuild the Mercier 300 this year so the pic of the bike is as found in the "wild."
...
04-01-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 24,522
Posted By Sierra

'62 Schwinn Varsity Pedestrian compared to most...

'62 Schwinn Varsity
Pedestrian compared to most of the bikes in this thread, but it's green and you don't see many of this vintage anymore.
...
03-31-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 24,522
Posted By browngw

Time for an updated shot of the 1956 Royal Nord...

Time for an updated shot of the 1956 Royal Nord President, now wearing an apple green Brooks B17....
03-30-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 24,396
Views: 2,901,774
Posted By Ghostknife

Yup, whoops! She’s all done and ready to roll,...

Yup, whoops! She’s all done and ready to roll, time to move on to the old Schwinn for my wife.
...
03-24-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 326
Posted By RustyJames

Newb introducing myself...

Hi all.
First - pics will show up when I get the requisite 10 posts. I promise!!
Second - this is likely the only part of the forum I’ll be posting. No interest in new stuff. Black components are...
03-21-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 244,085
Posted By krakhaus

You guys wouldn't know this, but I'm an artist...

You guys wouldn't know this, but I'm an artist for a living. I specialize in retro pop art, mostly portrait kind of stuff. This thread gave me a little inspiration to do a cycle related piece.
Rita...
03-20-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 33,004
Posted By Narhay

Miele Nuova Corsa ...

Miele Nuova Corsa

https://i.imgur.com/i3CYHxk.jpg
03-16-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,197
Posted By Soody

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03-15-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 24,396
Views: 2,901,774
Posted By clubman

If you rebuild bearings, lube or replace cables,...

If you rebuild bearings, lube or replace cables, use nice new pads, you can dial in the Sports without the Sun Rims. It can be done. Suns can come later. 10 km/miles is perfect.
03-15-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 429
Posted By nlerner

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03-14-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 429
Posted By gugie

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Pimp hubs gotta wing nut
03-14-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 429
Posted By bikemig

airlite hubs, sova wing nuts

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03-14-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 429
Posted By iab

Forgot about these. Italian. 1920s. ...

Forgot about these. Italian. 1920s.

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03-14-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 429
Posted By 3speedslow

Sugino set ...

Sugino set

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Rear drive side nut is extended for...
03-14-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 429
Posted By iab

https://live.staticflickr.com/5555/14925821329_956...

https://live.staticflickr.com/5555/14925821329_956be84668_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oJWJF4)Atom hubs 1 (https://flic.kr/p/oJWJF4) by iabisdb (https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/), on Flickr
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03-14-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 429
Posted By clubman

Phillips on a late 50's Raleigh. Some rather rare...

Phillips on a late 50's Raleigh. Some rather rare CCM wingnuts from the 50's, some others and some NOS GB nut's on a '50 alloy SA FM.
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03-13-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 24,396
Views: 2,901,774
Posted By browngw

I also did a little backyard Three Speed Show...

I also did a little backyard Three Speed Show just before putting mine away for the winter.
...
03-13-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 24,396
Views: 2,901,774
Posted By cudak888

Installed a pulley wheel in my '52 today and...

Installed a pulley wheel in my '52 today and decided to put on a small Sports show for myself:
...
03-12-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 24,396
Views: 2,901,774
Posted By gster

Atlas Bicycle factory in India Turning out...

Atlas Bicycle factory in India
Turning out Raleigh DL-1 knock offs.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGXMblFLlFw

Similar to the Raleigh film from the 40's.
03-11-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 729
Posted By Dylansbob

It does look better. Thank you for the ideas. ...

It does look better. Thank you for the ideas. I soaked it in liquid handsoap, then attacked with a fingernail. Sill have to work on the other side, but fortunately nothing on the seattube...
03-06-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,178
Posted By browngw

Things are coming together on the Favorit. Both...

Things are coming together on the Favorit. Both wheels have been cleaned, trued and new bearings. I had to modify an extra Park FR4 freewheel remover to get the freewheel off. It is a 13T to 23T and...
03-05-21, 01:47 AM
Replies: 24,396
Views: 2,901,774
Posted By 2fat2fly

I picked up a ladies Raleigh parts bike the other...

I picked up a ladies Raleigh parts bike the other day, it had two new tires on it and a good set of rims, ... and this for a master link:
(There was a real master link just ahead of it and the chain...
03-03-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 731
Posted By Andy Antipas

1957 Peugeot PL-50

Just finished restoring this poor man’s cyclo-touring bicycle. I purchased it a couple of years ago off eBay France. The bike was more or less complete, but in a fairly sad state. It had a Simplex...
03-03-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 882
Posted By clubman

Not really. For every ~ '90 hybrid sold there...

Not really. For every ~ '90 hybrid sold there were dozens of mtn bikes flying off the shelf. The ride was very different with the low centre of gravity. It seemed that every week you'd go into the...
03-03-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 882
Posted By bikemig

Bikemig's MTB fleet

I think the MTBs from the 80s and 90s are the cat's pyjamas. They were--pre Covid--remarkably inexpensive and they're still a decent deal compared to road bikes of a similar age and quality. Most of...
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