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01-14-23, 07:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 743
Posted By Kekec1965

Update

Quick update on Davey - all cleaned up and re-greased, frameset polished and couple of coats of wax applied. Brake calipers were really spongy so picked up a set from my parts bin - Weinman 605 with...
01-12-23, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By SurferRosa

And, unlike the piranha, we're more likely to...

And, unlike the piranha, we're more likely to devour each other.
01-09-23, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By nlerner

Combining the words “free” and “Campy” in this...

Combining the words “free” and “Campy” in this subforum will surely result in a feeding frenzy.
01-06-23, 04:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By delbiker1

I have no comments on the bike, but I surely have...

I have no comments on the bike, but I surely have impulse control issues, especially when it comes to bikes. I have gotten much better at just saying no, and sticking with it. However, I still...
11-29-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,125
Posted By repechage

You guys have not figured out just collect the...

You guys have not figured out just collect the same color? Plausible deniability.
11-25-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,739
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

52telecaster tiger1964 and Road Fan, I'm not...

52telecaster tiger1964 and Road Fan, I'm not including a freewheel in this build. My alignment is great despite the 122mm distance between the dropouts.

I'm going to give it a try with the...
11-24-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,739
Posted By Road Fan

Bob, I donít know what your ultimate build plan...

Bob, I donít know what your ultimate build plan is, but my Rudge (the frame is from 1952) has some odd OLDs The rear is 114 mm across the rear dropout faces, and the front fork is about 85 or 88 mm...
11-20-22, 12:12 PM
11-16-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 946
Posted By FrejusFlyer

Some nice bikes! I had looked at the Pashleys and...

Some nice bikes! I had looked at the Pashleys and in person, they really give off a high-quality vibe. Really nice. Here's my "Path racer", a 40's or 50's boy's bike. I flipped the bars and put on a...
11-11-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,197
Posted By cudak888

Finally found the grail - Colnago kickstand

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11-06-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 822
Posted By Robvolz

1972 size 58 Colnago reveal tomorrow

Greta has breast cancer. She gets her operation on Wednesday.

Iíll have finished this build by tomorrow noon and will download all the pics.

all campy of course, except the stem/bars which...
10-29-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By VRJAKE

1960s Wally Green; Reynolds 531

SOLD: Wally Green made in England. Original paint.

Size is 56.5cm seat tube center to center and 58.5cm top tube.

Wally Green built frames for a number of English brands and under his own name...
10-22-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 784
Posted By merziac

Perrronimount ;)

Perrronimount ;)
10-07-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 458
Posted By elcondor

Pinarello Tteviso 87 built/restoration finished

After 17 years I managed to finish my first road bike with the original parts I raced back then.
It's full Campagnolo super record with the exception of brake/gear shifters and seatpost being...
09-28-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,500
Posted By TimmyT

A little while back, there was a thread about...

A little while back, there was a thread about Silca over on the Paceline. It turned out that Josh, who runs Silca, was on vacation. He came back and chimed in on that thread. It led to an article...
09-27-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,500
Posted By wrk101

No links ever. You need to be much more discrete....

No links ever. You need to be much more discrete. eBay has no interest in marketing for other sites, unless you want to pay for ads on their site. Two ways people promote sales outside of ebay: 1....
09-27-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,500
Posted By mstateglfr

Clearly sketch and would violate rules that a...

Clearly sketch and would violate rules that a global selling platform would have in place.
I have purchased many items direct from a shop that also has an ebay storefront(randombikeparts,...
09-27-22, 12:09 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,500
Posted By SurferRosa

I loose mine every morning. Like clockwork....

I loose mine every morning. Like clockwork. :thumb:
09-26-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,500
Posted By wrk101

Depends on the goal. If the goal is to clear the...

Depends on the goal. If the goal is to clear the space, I'd donate to a co op. If the goal is to maximize return, then I'd start listing on ebay. Ignore asking prices. Instead, focus on prices on...
09-26-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,500
Posted By roadcrankr

My recent 30-day eBay history of vintage bike...

My recent 30-day eBay history of vintage bike parts generated a gross $1,238 on 18 items.
eBay fees totaled about $165. All my listings include free shipping, which I build into my pricing.
That...
09-26-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By RWHowe

Any British Racing Trike riders here?

Just acquired this and having some fun with it. Any other trike riders here?
...
09-26-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,429
Posted By unterhausen

I'm not sure why this thread turned so negative,...

I'm not sure why this thread turned so negative, although people probably wanted to see pictures. But they aren't forthcoming, and a lot of posts in here break this subforum's guidelines. That are...
09-21-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 914
Posted By Kilroy1988

Although I posted above I failed to mention that...

Although I posted above I failed to mention that I have tried my hand at it, and was going for a more pronounced, heavy line like I'd seen on some early-20th century bicycles. If I were to do it...
08-31-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 345
Posted By sd5782

Sale pending to Catnap.

Sale pending to Catnap.
08-28-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 684
Posted By droppedandlost

nice frame ...

nice frame
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08-07-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

My guess is the 1975 through 1977 SCHWINN...

My guess is the 1975 through 1977 SCHWINN TRAVELER. Its basically similar to the Le Tour, except specified by Schwinn engineers with the ONE PIECE CRANK.
This 1975, 1976, 1977 TRAVELER was...
08-07-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By 1964Supersport

I would like to add as the original owner of a...

I would like to add as the original owner of a 1964 Supersport they are very lightweight.
08-07-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By JohnDThompson

I agree with dddd; the Super Sport. The frame is...

I agree with dddd; the Super Sport. The frame is straight-gauge seamless Chrome-Moly tubing, fillet brazed by hand, rather than "electroforged" like the Varsity and Continental models. The bottom...
08-07-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By dddd

Supersport I'd say.

Supersport I'd say.
08-06-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By Cynikal

Modern Raleigh Record Ace Frameset - $300

For sale is a 55cm pearl white Raleigh Record Ace frameset. $300 + whatever actual shipping. This is a lugged frame with a 1 1/8th threadless steerer, Cane Creek headset included. In overall great...
08-05-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By ManekiNico

Went looking for these on VeloBase and found...

Went looking for these on VeloBase and found them, I think. Bowden Touriste Sport (https://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=CFF086EF-479E-4CF8-8C02-1CECB7DB8D3F), from Belgium.

EDIT:...
07-30-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 695
Posted By Ago15

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07-29-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By mrv

FS: Brooks B17 - NARROW (aka B15)

SOLD! Getting ready to go to a new home.

... we tried. We tried multiple times. We thought, maybe change up the bars? Maybe try a different bike? Maybe we go clipless pedals instead of flats!!...
07-24-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 50,087
Posted By yeslek

This just in... to me anyway

Beautiful yellow Torpado Nuovo Sprint upgraded to campagnolo super record with gipiemme chrono sprint 870 shifters(by simplex)
nearly new Mavic MA40 wheels and buttery smooth campagnolo hubs that...
07-23-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,285
Posted By randyjawa

I like to find bikes at the dump - but...

My youngest daughter and I go to the dump, to scavenge, a couple of times a week. Needless to say, I look for old road bikes (there was a youth's Glider road bike there today, a Fuji mountain bike...
07-17-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 778
Posted By francophile

Selling my Cecil Behringer Custom

SOLD - SOLD - SOLD - SOLD - SOLD - SOLD - SOLD

Recently, begrudgingly, I've decided to sell my 56cm Behringer Custom. I got it 5 years ago, the thread with pretty hi-res photos is over here...
07-16-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By randyjawa

I have painted all chrome frame sets knowing full...

I have painted all chrome frame sets knowing full well that the paint will NOT adhere all that well. I would never sand the chrome finish on a frame since I do not like altering a frame set in any...
07-04-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By williamskg6

Just showing off the finished bike

Almost 2 years ago I found a 1987 Specialized Sirrus frame on Craigslist for $40. I immediately snapped it up. The paint was not great. It had been almost completely stripped down already, so I...
06-23-22, 04:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By oneclick

1974 Torpado mixte

Just arrived - a frame, fork, wheels, and brakes. This was one of those deals where shipping was more then the bike.

I know it's a 1974:
...
06-22-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By 100bikes

Having read most of the biographies of MT, and...

Having read most of the biographies of MT, and actually his autobiography,
I would highly recommend Andrew Ritchie's book.

The best portrayal and informative of the bunch.
(Major Taylors...
06-21-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By alexihnen

I think the book by Andrew Ritchie is the...

I think the book by Andrew Ritchie is the "definitive" history. That said, I haven't read the Kerber or Kranish books - they both get good reviews. Now that I look, the Kranish book can be had for...
06-17-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,419
Posted By merziac

I think you're confused, this is the very...

I think you're confused, this is the very definition of n+1, you can't have too many different bikes for the same purpose. :twitchy:
06-16-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,654
Posted By oneclick

Pre 1950 Bianchi used a seatpost binder like that...

Pre 1950 Bianchi used a seatpost binder like that (so did Frejus but the stay tops look different).
06-09-22, 11:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,419
Posted By polymorphself

I need to stop looking at this when Iím high.

I need to stop looking at this when Iím high.
06-05-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 169,872
Posted By bikemig

I recently acquired a 1980s Raleigh Record Ace....

I recently acquired a 1980s Raleigh Record Ace. It still has the sticker from the shop in the UK that sold it in Bury St Edmund. I don't believe this model was available in the US. The frame is...
06-05-22, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By LittleGinseng

FS: Campagnolo Chorus Seatpost 26.8

Like new, light blemishes. $65 $55 shipped Paypal F/F

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06-04-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 169,872
Posted By curbtender

Did the bike museum swap in Fairfax. Obrentharris...

Did the bike museum swap in Fairfax. Obrentharris had all his bikes sold before I made it over.
...
05-10-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By bboy314

Youíll remove the top brace to install the top...

Youíll remove the top brace to install the top headset bearing components, then install the top brace under the top nut like a spacer. Iíd install everything but the top nut before marking and...
02-25-22, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By mcgregorj

The rest of the frame looks great too ;)

The rest of the frame looks great too ;)
02-23-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,531
Posted By dschell

[QUOTE=cocoabeachcrab;22285284]after reading with...

[QUOTE=cocoabeachcrab;22285284]after reading with interest this thread.. https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1241078-how-rare-1900s-1920s-road-bikes.html , i was reminded of a covid lockdown...
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