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07-06-20, 01:26 PM
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Posted By Ballenxj

That's a neat old Church! You folks in Europe and...

That's a neat old Church! You folks in Europe and The U.K. have a lot of cool old history. ;)
07-05-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 868
Posted By eeuuugh

Judging by the top of the seat tube, the frame...

Judging by the top of the seat tube, the frame has been powdercoated. Looks to have been done well, given the crisp lug definition throughout, but it won't be possible to determine the correct...
07-05-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 868
Posted By xiaoman1

aR531, I can't help with the ID but want to...

aR531,
I can't help with the ID but want to reinforce what others have already said about the workmanship that was done while building the frame....the color IMO is luxurious.
Regards, Ben
07-05-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 868
Posted By Charles Wahl

My apologies for the below; I think I see what...

My apologies for the below; I think I see what you may be getting at. OP's frame has a shifter boss with lever stop and cable guide on the left side, just like that on the right. Down near the bottom...
07-04-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 868
Posted By Big Block

I would suggest that the non-drive side cable...

I would suggest that the non-drive side cable stops were to allow for a bar end shifter to operate the front derailleur.
I have a Cyclo bar end shifter...
07-04-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 868
Posted By Charles Wahl

Here's an "as-found" photo of a mid-50s R.O....

Here's an "as-found" photo of a mid-50s R.O. Harrison bike with the same fixture for the shifter, outfitted, I believe, with Campagnolo Gran Sport kit:
...
07-03-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 868
Posted By 3alarmer

Vintage 1950's - 1960's Cyclo Shift Levers (pair)...

Vintage 1950's - 1960's Cyclo Shift Levers (pair) (https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-1950s-1960s-Cyclo-Shift-Levers-pair/231954220100?hash=item36018c8444:g:aKkAAOSw8d9U1-rG)

...I think these will...
07-03-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 868
Posted By steve sumner

I would want to build this up all British. Cyclo...

I would want to build this up all British. Cyclo derailleurs, Chater-lea or BSA cranks and pedals
Harden hubs, GB brakes ,bars and stem and of course Brooks
,
07-02-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 868
Posted By Charles Wahl

I have no doubt that as people moved away from...

I have no doubt that as people moved away from "suicide shifters" to cable-operated on bikes with a single braze-on on the right, the bands-over style clamp for the left side evolved. This has been...
07-02-20, 09:39 PM
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Views: 868
Posted By 3alarmer

This 1951 Drysdale Special looks about right...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/1951_drysdale_special_9fe37086f3f81d7736da56652a7571dc42611531.jpg

...but I can't see what's going on with the shifter band. Museum...
07-02-20, 09:27 PM
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Views: 868
Posted By 3alarmer

, ...I actually have a bike with one of those...

,
...I actually have a bike with one of those things on it. :) Maybe other manufacturers made similar things at about the time at the end of the 50's when there were all these frames made with that...
07-02-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 868
Posted By cudak888

Somehow, I doubt what I'm about to say, but do...

Somehow, I doubt what I'm about to say, but do you think it was made to work with one of those band-on Simplex shifters designed to fit over a single right-side brazeon?

Granted, this would...
07-02-20, 07:37 PM
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Views: 868
Posted By 3alarmer

...that's not something I've encountered before....

...that's not something I've encountered before. Every DT braze on from that period I've seen, those things come off, and are fitted onto a square braze on like the ones shown above.
I hate to ask...
07-02-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 868
Posted By cudak888

That's a Campagnolo Grand Sport band-on clamp's...

That's a Campagnolo Grand Sport band-on clamp's inner plate. The surface that's painted is also the friction area where the lever sits on, so I'm slightly suspicious. Just want to make sure that...
07-02-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 868
Posted By Wildwood

Iím going to be following this to see the build. ...

Iím going to be following this to see the build.

Campy Gran Sport?
07-02-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 868
Posted By 76SLT

I'll be watching this thread with interest. I'm...

I'll be watching this thread with interest. I'm still trying to determine who made my early 50s British bike. Mine has the earlier Nervex Pro lugs mentioned earlier. My fork is Accles & Pollock but...
07-02-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 868
Posted By Charles Wahl

I have not seen that shifter braze-on before. I...

I have not seen that shifter braze-on before. I have a few 50s frames. One has no shifter bosses, and the braze-ons on the other two look like this, which I believe is by Cyclo, and is for a...
07-02-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 868
Posted By obrentharris

Beautiful workmanship on that frame! Likely to...

Beautiful workmanship on that frame! Likely to attract some learned responses.
I am eager to learn more about English bikes of this era, so shall be following this thread closely. Given my limited...
07-02-20, 02:11 PM
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Views: 868
Posted By John E

Beautiful frame! It deserves Campag. Gran Sport...

Beautiful frame! It deserves Campag. Gran Sport derailleurs and shift levers. I like Weinmann Vainqueur 999 centerpull brakes, but there are lots of other good options. Either Agrati or comparable...
07-02-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,710
Posted By 52telecaster

they tension and true so well. I should use good...

they tension and true so well. I should use good rims more often....
06-30-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,710
Posted By ctmullins

Tires arrived today, which were the last of the...

Tires arrived today, which were the last of the parts. Thanks to the COVID work-from-home mandate, I was able to do assembly in between conference calls and queries.

The Schwalbe Marathons,...
06-29-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,710
Posted By ctmullins

On-the-frame truing. ...

On-the-frame truing.


https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x800/650b_0010_000d1c857e01fd11553a9be967d17b676727a8e4.jpg

650B rims with the old brakes still set for 700C.

...
06-22-20, 11:07 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,154
Posted By northbend

A sampling of roads from my ride in Mount Rainier...

A sampling of roads from my ride in Mount Rainier National Park today
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50035644562_3c5ba8f1e2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jetKUW)A slightly chilly descent down...
06-22-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 201,915
Posted By Morg33

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-20-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,710
Posted By ctmullins

Rear wheel laced, and both wheels preliminarily...

Rear wheel laced, and both wheels preliminarily tensioned. Truing will have to wait until my return in a few days.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 04:40 PM
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Views: 381,586
Posted By semroc

Beautiful pics everyone. Strade Bianche. Not sure...

Beautiful pics everyone. Strade Bianche. Not sure if it's a road or trail. Port Townsend, WA....
06-12-20, 01:37 AM
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Views: 181
Posted By verktyg

Gazelle Champion Mondial Website

Here ya go.... Answers to all (or most) of your questions:

https://www.gazellechampionmondial.nl/index.html

velobase.com - GREAT WEBSITE but one caveat, most entries are anecdotal so there can...
06-11-20, 02:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,470
Posted By Brad L

1971 Peugeot PX-10 Time Capsule

I bought this 1971 PX-10 a few days ago and it appears to be completely original and very low mileage. The tires are possibly original, as the rims show very little wear on the braking surfaces, but...
06-09-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 507
Posted By T-Mar

My leading candidate would be Olmo They employed...

My leading candidate would be Olmo They employed that BB shell with the two stars, though I'm not sure if it was proprietary. Serial number format looks like it may also match. They also employed a...
06-08-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 507
Posted By lamehoven

Would anyone be able to help identify the frame builder?

Hello, I recently bought a frame off of eBay and was wondering if anyone could help me identify the brand? The decals say "Ernesto" but I believe they are an aftermarket as the frame was restored at...
06-08-20, 03:02 PM
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Views: 1,598,893
Posted By rccardr

More great weather! Took advantage of the day by...

More great weather! Took advantage of the day by riding a half century on the Cannondale ST down to Mason Neck State Park.
...
06-08-20, 10:04 AM
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Views: 1,128
Posted By thumpism

Here's one that brought down a brand. Peugeot...

Here's one that brought down a brand. Peugeot introduced a line of bikes made with what they called the Pechiney process, named after their factory where it was developed and they made two very nice...
06-08-20, 09:15 AM
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Views: 1,598,893
Posted By Revracer

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_20200607_125008_b812e41d6e9cb0f943ac19c092165c90524e0dcc.jpg
Farm fields in good shape, quite the contrast for the blue skies....
06-08-20, 07:18 AM
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Posted By rccardr

Leisurely roam along the MUP on the north end of...

Leisurely roam along the MUP on the north end of Fairfax County Parkway. For some reason this segment is far less utilized than the southern portion, perhaps because there are fewer homes and no real...
06-08-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,128
Posted By jbchybridrider

I think Sakae made them the best. Made in Japan...

I think Sakae made them the best. Made in Japan strongest and stiffest :innocent:
...
06-08-20, 01:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,128
Posted By 1simplexnut

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1632x1088/img_2627_copy_5991f9702a62d46d261e21635a7b431157ac4685.jpg
red vitus...
06-07-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,128
Posted By Chombi1

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1500/20180217_153727_a57b8e7c964673b4ceff24af67cfbc100698ad88_123859e4fa82ebcba6004b582c79b45ada3ea9bc.jpg...
06-07-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,128
Posted By Nemosengineer

89 AlAn Record ...

89 AlAn Record
https://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss160/Nemosengineer/Mobile%20Uploads/2019-12/20191230_125117.jpg...
06-07-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,128
Posted By Chuckk

Show Off Your Bonded Frame!

Bonded frames were very popular from the late 70's through the late 90's, and probably some outside of that.
An interesting idea, allowing experiments with unusual material pairing and maybe simpler...
06-06-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,710
Posted By ctmullins

A pretty familiar story (650B conversion)

Well, itís the end of an era. Iíve decided to convert my Nishiki Prestige to 650B.

This is actually a huge deal. This was my very first good bike, one that I assembled myself back in 1987, when I...
06-03-20, 12:24 AM
Replies: 15,688
Views: 1,598,893
Posted By SurferRosa

Broken Obelisk...

Broken Obelisk (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broken_Obelisk)
https://i.imgur.com/3BpCZgG.jpg

You know that scene in 2001 when the lunar astronauts gather for a pic around the excavated...
06-02-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By jeirvine

I love my Coppi/Fiorelli TdF Super...

I love my Coppi/Fiorelli TdF Super (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/924233-fiorelli-built-coppi.html), which was an upper mid-range model. The chrome is the worst, but the ride is great.
...
05-24-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15,688
Views: 1,598,893
Posted By etherhuffer

Oast houses! If you drive through Hopville CA...

Oast houses! If you drive through Hopville CA they still have a few old oast houses there. Red Tail Ale....yum
05-22-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15,688
Views: 1,598,893
Posted By Cajarines

This morning I enjoyed a route around my city,...

This morning I enjoyed a route around my city, with my Trek Dual Sport 3.
...
05-18-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15,688
Views: 1,598,893
Posted By Bogester

My weekend riders. The Rivendell is ďonlyĒ 15 but...

My weekend riders. The Rivendell is ďonlyĒ 15 but itís set up kinda old school.

by UW
...
05-13-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 15,688
Views: 1,598,893
Posted By SurferRosa

Down to Seattle's Fremont Bridge. ...

Down to Seattle's Fremont Bridge.

https://i.imgur.com/ossRPnI.jpg

And took the trail up to the top of Lake Washington. So nice to ride the Miyata again...
05-12-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15,688
Views: 1,598,893
Posted By abshipp

Calm, clear evening, and I felt great on the...

Calm, clear evening, and I felt great on the bike.

Doesn't get much better :thumb:
...
05-03-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15,688
Views: 1,598,893
Posted By CO_Hoya

I also went riding up in the CO high country, but...

I also went riding up in the CO high country, but not quite as high up as zukahn1 . It was my first climb up to the Peak-to-Peak highway (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peak_to_Peak_Highway) this...
05-03-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15,688
Views: 1,598,893
Posted By zukahn1

First couple of warm days in a long time the back...

First couple of warm days in a long time the back trails and roads are finally clear of snow and mud for the first time in 6 month's . So I got to road test some tires I found on a pos salvage bike...
05-03-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,393
Posted By Doug Fattic

I'm a frame builder and painter so over many...

I'm a frame builder and painter so over many years I've had the opportunity of riding a variety of bicycles that have come through my shop. The reason I point out that I paint frames is because in...
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