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08-29-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 596
Posted By bikemig

+ 1 on this. Old school MTBs--no...

+ 1 on this.

Old school MTBs--no suspension--are likely your best choice. A vintage rigid MTB is easier to work on and a better all around bike if you plan on riding it primarily on roads or even...
08-26-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,290
Posted By rccardr

Pelizzoli 650B, 38's: ...

Pelizzoli 650B, 38's:
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2845_05d0e7122a40e7424fe945bab947083767f8a9d1.jpg

Davidson DIsco Signature, 32's:
...
08-22-20, 02:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,499
Posted By John R Smith

Many thanks for all your good-humoured replies....

Many thanks for all your good-humoured replies. Actually, to be serious for a moment, my completely wasted evening yesterday and my resulting angst could have been avoided by two simple things -

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08-15-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,939
Posted By cb400bill

Mid to late 80's Schwinns.

Mid to late 80's Schwinns.
08-08-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By GMS

Continued ...

Continued
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/img_5721_cf2f0aec33a893af8c585fd2e61cfa4181f0654c.jpg...
08-03-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,345
Posted By Kabuki12

Those are my favorite end plugs and yes tuck in,...

Those are my favorite end plugs and yes tuck in, it is worth the effort. Start at the top and wrap so that your grip “tightens” the wrap. With a lighter color I would shellac to try and keep clean.
08-03-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,663
Posted By Salamandrine

I'd hear that one all the time. A classic, so to...

I'd hear that one all the time. A classic, so to speak.
08-03-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,663
Posted By tiger1964

Possibly the most-quoted misinformation ever; I'd...

Possibly the most-quoted misinformation ever; I'd swear it's been around since before aluminum was on the Periodic Table... then again, maybe not.
08-03-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,345
Posted By John Nolan

Yes, start at the top, and tuck in at the bar...

Yes, start at the top, and tuck in at the bar ends. No tape, no worries.

Marinoni, eh?
08-03-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,345
Posted By polymorphself

Iíve always found the biggest benefit of cloth to...

Iíve always found the biggest benefit of cloth to be that you can wrap from the top down, then you donít need tape or twine at the top. And yeah then tuck on at the bottom.
08-03-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,663
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

This bike is aluminum. See the decal? Reynolds...

This bike is aluminum. See the decal? Reynolds Aluminum.
07-31-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By juvela

----- it's all downhill from here... ...

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it's all downhill from here...

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06-30-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 910
Posted By fietsbob

Safety addition for non lawyer lip dropouts,,

Safety addition for non lawyer lip dropouts,,
06-30-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 910
Posted By Salamandrine

It looks to me like some sort of lawyer lip...

It looks to me like some sort of lawyer lip variation.
06-30-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 910
Posted By Chombi1

If it's marked left, then there could have been a...

If it's marked left, then there could have been a right side version..... which makes me think that it could work like a fender stay mounting eye, if your dropouts do not have them. It might work the...
06-30-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 910
Posted By dedhed

I'd surmise it's some sort of lawyer lip type...

I'd surmise it's some sort of lawyer lip type device for wheel retention when loose
06-25-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By tyler_fred

To misquote Dr Seuss... It could be your...

To misquote Dr Seuss...

It could be your saddle wasn't set at the correct height.

It could be, perhaps, that your stem was too slight.

But I think that the most likely reason of all

May...
06-05-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By Salamandrine

Fratelli Viazone main page...

Fratelli Viazone main page (http://www.classicrendezvous.com/Italy/Viazone_main.htm)
06-05-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By alexnagui

Fratelli Viazone Torino?

Fratelli Viazone Torino?
05-17-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 12,289
Posted By hazetguy

as a seller, when i have unopened, factory sealed...

as a seller, when i have unopened, factory sealed items with glued type flaps (which look to be the case here), unless there is some very significant reason to believe the package had been tampered...
03-23-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,367
Posted By TenGrainBread

The character of the frame is in its wear over...

The character of the frame is in its wear over the years. Major touch up, repaint, rechrome would kill the character IMO. Clean and wax as is and the frame won't rust.
03-23-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,367
Posted By nlerner

Wonderful patina. I'd just wax and preserve, no...

Wonderful patina. I'd just wax and preserve, no need to touch up or rechrome, in my view.
03-22-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,445
Posted By rccardr

I think they're ALL pretty, but this is the one...

I think they're ALL pretty, but this is the one I've owned the longest, had it re-chromed and resprayed last year. 1984 Eddy Merckx Pro SLX.
...
03-17-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,646
Posted By jmlandry77

Looks like Elm Creek park reserve, here in MN!

Looks like Elm Creek park reserve, here in MN!
01-19-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,272
Posted By iab

Oh great. Yet another I hate what someone did...

Oh great. Yet another I hate what someone did before I got the chance to do the same thread.

So what's there to hate? The likely taking advantage of the ignorance of the original seller? The...
01-18-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,272
Posted By norcalmike

Someone scored a killer deal and may make a few...

Someone scored a killer deal and may make a few bucks.
Good for them.
12-30-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,184
Posted By sykerocker

Laugh all you want. For years I rebuilt every...

Laugh all you want. For years I rebuilt every Varsity and Continental I could get my hands on. For a college student's daily transportation, you can't do much better. Weight doesn't matter in...
09-17-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,394
Posted By Doug Fattic

Iím a custom bicycle frame builder who has spent...

Iím a custom bicycle frame builder who has spent a lot of my career fitting women customers. Iím going to suggest you get an old bicycle that has M shaped handlebars. As already mentioned these can...
09-09-19, 05:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,265
Posted By randyjawa

+1000 Although I did wade through the storm...

+1000

Although I did wade through the storm of words and letters, in this thread, I rarely do so when I see huge clumps of text. Simply put, my old eyes experience strain when I try to see what...
07-23-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,257
Posted By thinktubes

Forget wrenching - get busy on your manifesto!

Forget wrenching - get busy on your manifesto!
07-07-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,303
Posted By nesteel

You're getting hosed. We charge $20 for truing a...

You're getting hosed. We charge $20 for truing a wheel, and $5 to remove a freewheel. And we'll do that while you wait (provided you're wheel doesn't look like a taco), no reason to keep you're wheel...
02-05-19, 04:34 AM
Replies: 615
Views: 35,427
Posted By delbiker1

Oh Yeah!

I have the " What's New" cd. Wonderful compilation. Really shows off the range of her voice.
02-04-19, 11:50 PM
Replies: 615
Views: 35,427
Posted By 52telecaster

Loved her albums with nelson riddle. They make my...

Loved her albums with nelson riddle. They make my stereo aound terrific.
09-20-14, 04:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By MiloFrance

.....with photos of everything except the...

.....with photos of everything except the beautiful Walter lugs... ;)
07-05-12, 01:47 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,484
Posted By Dawes-man

Vintage Carradice Saddlebags - Mid-1940s to around 1985

It's me again! I've just spend a couple of hours photographing, cataloguing and uploading photos of my small collection of vintage Carradice saddlebags to Flickr and think they might be of interest...
06-26-05, 03:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,513
Posted By John E

I was working for "Big Al" when he first steered...

I was working for "Big Al" when he first steered Bikecology (now supergo.com) into the mail order business. Let's just say there were a few other memorable pictures in the first couple of catalogues....
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