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01-20-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,550
Posted By 79pmooney

Gary Klein. 1976 He showed up at one of the...

Gary Klein. 1976 He showed up at one of the NEBC thursday night races with an unmarked fat tubed aluminum bike and encouraged all to take a spin. Wow! That was an eye opener. 1/4 mile and I knew...
01-20-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By Fredo76

If he bought it sight unseen and your pictures...

If he bought it sight unseen and your pictures didn't show the supposed 'defect', he has a case. If your pictures included that joint, or if he saw it and inspected it in person, it's his now. IMO
01-20-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,423
Posted By kansascity

Crankset: SR CR 170mm 110 BCD 48/34 Bottom...

Crankset: SR CR 170mm 110 BCD 48/34

Bottom Bracket: BB-6400 Italian Threaded

Front Derailleur: Shimano FD-Z202

Rear Derailleur: STX RD-MC32

Shifter/ Brake Levers: Sensah Ignite 2*9
01-19-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 330
Posted By steelbikeguy

That might be a question for an economist. It...

That might be a question for an economist. It would be interesting to compare that to items like motorcycles and cars. It gets tough to compare, because the features and technology of all of these...
01-18-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 799
Posted By bargainguy

Vintage 26ers probably represent the next price...

Vintage 26ers probably represent the next price explosion, just like the BMX market did years back. People reaching a certain age with disposable income wanting 26ers from their past, and not being...
01-14-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,049
Posted By merziac

Yep, I have people stopping often to buy it, so...

Yep, I have people stopping often to buy it, so far have turned down $7500, and yep on the bicycles, lots any guess?

The Mustang was the tow car and drag car, tow the bike and trailer down, unhook...
01-13-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By obrentharris

Small Rock Lobster Mountain Bike

$700 PayPal F&F plus shipping. 42cm c to c. 45.5 cm center to top of seat tube. In MTB terms I think this is an 18" frame. This is a sloping top tube frame so theoretical seat tube is about 19"...
01-13-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By Pcampeau

Welcome to the forum BishopPax! Unless...

Welcome to the forum BishopPax!

Unless you’re looking at a late 1950s Raleigh Lenton Grand Prix, the 50s Grand Prix doesn’t exist. If you are looking at a Lenton, and if it has its original paint,...
01-11-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By Dfrost

I am a huge fan of these, both RD and brifters...

I am a huge fan of these, both RD and brifters (with plenty of spares of both that haven’t been needed). The brifters are easily rebuildable with Campy Ergo parts, although I’ve only needed to do...
01-10-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 625
Posted By davester

The simple answer is that since you have those...

The simple answer is that since you have those extra parts you need to buy another frame to hang them on. n+1 should be your guide.
01-10-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 625
Posted By Russ Roth

Depends on why you're keeping the cilo, I have an...

Depends on why you're keeping the cilo, I have an old bike I keep around for when I ride the bike path with people I know are slow and I don't want the newest and fastest. Will also ride it with the...
01-10-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,030
Posted By Velo Mule

That is not the typical Murray frame mitchito . ...

That is not the typical Murray frame mitchito . It has lugs! Nice find. Was this make in China rather than Tennessee or Ohio? Then you added wheels with aluminum hubs and rims and nice fat...
01-10-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,030
Posted By mitchito

I have 2 of these, I replaced the steel wheels...

I have 2 of these, I replaced the steel wheels with some that I got off a Giant that was by the dumpster at an LBS with a broken frame. I like it. Teh other one is red and looks great. I will do...
01-10-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By RustyJames

1955 Bianchi Lusso - progress!

I bought this machine from a family that owned since ~1970 and the bike had, umm, “challenges”. No, it’s not original but I’m not sure how far I want to go in that direction. I isn’t made ‘o money...
01-06-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,414
Posted By scarlson

Drillium Dude , I love those old RRs! Read damn...

Drillium Dude , I love those old RRs! Read damn near every one of them back in the day when they came out.

So, here's the brazing! First, it's a 73ST / 74HT, if the expensive digital protractor is...
01-06-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,414
Posted By scarlson

Ahh, I think I forgot to take a picture of the...

Ahh, I think I forgot to take a picture of the ways they were off, so I will attempt to describe it.
Firstly, the tubes are mitered before being brazed in, so they were rotated a little relative to...
01-06-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 582
Posted By tiger1964

Wow, thanks for that! I just ordered directly and...

Wow, thanks for that! I just ordered directly and non-eBay, paid slightly more for shipping but came out well ahead, and I got a lock ring at the same time as I am likely to need it.

I got great...
01-06-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,414
Posted By scarlson

Here I go! I will replace this headtube. ...

Here I go! I will replace this headtube.

Before I started disassembly work, I decided to take measurements of the frame. The top tube is bent a little (likely because of a dent in the middle), so...
01-05-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,283
Posted By droppedandlost

Bonus: some of us are here and local.

Bonus: some of us are here and local.
01-03-22, 10:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,417
Posted By clubman

My SM500 is 34 years older and coincidentally, I...

My SM500 is 34 years older and coincidentally, I too was thinking I should get another, just like it...so I'd have two to ride?

...
01-03-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By repechage

That is a huge rear reflector in the catalog...

That is a huge rear reflector in the catalog image.
01-01-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,011
Posted By iab

Umberto Dei gaspipe. Stamped dropouts. Big ugly...

Umberto Dei gaspipe. Stamped dropouts. Big ugly weld across the width of the BB shell. do like riding it.

https://live.staticflickr.com/1555/25900591501_45198bef76_h.jpg...
01-01-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 935
Posted By qcpmsame

And thus, the circle of C&V Cycling life begins...

And thus, the circle of C&V Cycling life begins once more.😏

Bill
12-14-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,319
Posted By Chuck M

I have my favorite Takara, a 1980 Grand Touring...

I have my favorite Takara, a 1980 Grand Touring on the stand right now giving it a much needed overhaul otherwise I would have posted it last night. But what the heck, here it is. I bought it back...
12-14-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,319
Posted By Andy_K

Is Takara accounted as a Japanese brand, or...

Is Takara accounted as a Japanese brand, or should there be a separate category for American bike brands built in Japan/Taiwan and using a Japanese-sounding name to appear to be a Japanese brand?
...
12-14-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,319
Posted By nlerner

I can’t believe there hasn’t been any love for...

I can’t believe there hasn’t been any love for Takara so far in this thread. Andy_K, you need to represent!
...
12-14-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,319
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Japanese bikes were the best of the best. Their...

Japanese bikes were the best of the best. Their cheap bikes were the best cheap bikes, and their high-end bikes, although lacking cachet, were made as well as (or better than) the best Euro or...
12-14-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,319
Posted By sheddle

Does a Univega count? Competizione with a mix of...

Does a Univega count? Competizione with a mix of high end SR/Shimano brake and chainset parts, and Superbe Pro derailleurs.

Whoever set this up put a mix of sprung Diacompe AGC levers and Shimano...
12-14-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,319
Posted By DorkDisk

That headbadge is really sweet. Your frame looks...

That headbadge is really sweet. Your frame looks like a non-Hellenic stay version of what mine, an 86 1000 (also Tange 2 and painted headbadge). What color are you thinking of?
...
12-14-21, 02:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 506
Posted By Lazyass

I have a Ritchey Ascent story. I took second...

I have a Ritchey Ascent story.

I took second place in the 1995 Hawaii State XC Championship. The guy who won was on a red fully rigid Ascent like posted here. He was about 6'8" on probably a 23...
12-13-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,319
Posted By droppedandlost

1985 Shogun 800 in the process of a repaint....

1985 Shogun 800 in the process of a repaint. Stupid cold weather....
It's made with Tange2 tubing and I would rank it a close second to my SLX Tommasini....
12-13-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,319
Posted By clubman

Ot

I feel like I'm on a dystopian Bradbury carousel where the beautiful horses have been replaced with BSOs and the music is Tom Waits 'Bone Machine' playing backwards. And I just keep getting older.
...
12-13-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,319
Posted By Andy_K

I can only speak from my own experience, but I'll...

I can only speak from my own experience, but I'll take a stab at Austrian bikes.

High end: Austro-Daimler Ultima
Double-butted Reynold 531 tubing
Forged Campagnolo dropouts
Reasonable (neutral)...
12-13-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,319
Posted By majmt

Go ahead and start a thread here asking if all...

Go ahead and start a thread here asking if all Italian bikes are junk. I dare ya.

:lol:
12-13-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,319
Posted By Eric F

My '77 Nishiki ONP. Not as "boutique" as some of...

My '77 Nishiki ONP. Not as "boutique" as some of the ones you listed, but definitely a long way from junk.
https://i.imgur.com/0QoSf4q.jpg
12-13-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 506
Posted By retrodude

Don’t mind the black tape in place of a handlebar...

Don’t mind the black tape in place of a handlebar grip which is temporary while I wait on the stem. It’s built up as far as I can go with it.

I’m super happy with the paint/decals. I can’t wait to...
12-13-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 506
Posted By retrodude

In 2021 I’ve restored more bikes than ever before...

In 2021 I’ve restored more bikes than ever before (good COVID hobby right?) and it’s helping me hone my skills. After building up a couple mid 90s rigid Cannondales for my son and myself my brother...
12-13-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,620
Posted By cb400bill

This thread has started to smell funny and we’ve...

This thread has started to smell funny and we’ve decided that it has reached is expiration date.


thread closed.
12-13-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,620
Posted By downhillmaster

You didn’t call out anyone? I just wanted to...

You didn’t call out anyone?

I just wanted to see how fanatic French bike owners were and see
photos of the various models. It seemed to work by the replies.

Thats not calling out someone?...
12-12-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,620
Posted By downhillmaster

You attempted to call out/troll French bike...

You attempted to call out/troll French bike owners by ignorantly bashing French engineering in general and now you appear to be offended because someone trolled you and referenced your post count?...
12-10-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,532
Posted By T-Mar

Competition was an Eaton's owned marketing brand,...

Competition was an Eaton's owned marketing brand, along the same lines as their Glider and Road King brands. The Competition brand was used primarily for their Canadian sourced, drop handlebar, 10...
12-10-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,532
Posted By T-Mar

Welcome to the forums. BeeKay were definitely...

Welcome to the forums. BeeKay were definitely marketed through Eaton's under their eponymous brand. Here's a page from a 1974 Eaton's catalogue that clearly states, "BeeKay Famous quality, made for...
12-10-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 925
Posted By SurferRosa

Is that like erotic and esoteric. Is there a...

Is that like erotic and esoteric. Is there a bike subforum for that?
12-09-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 925
Posted By scarlson

Bikeforums Classifieds. Buying, I get the best...

Bikeforums Classifieds. Buying, I get the best deals there. The selection of parts can be limited, of course, but the crowd is always nice to deal with :)

Selling, although it is hard to see stuff...
12-08-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 6,017
Posted By BFisher

If one has been hanging out here for three years...

If one has been hanging out here for three years and has no idea that:

A. The thread title could ruffle feathers, and
B. There might be some great French bikes,

then it's hard to imagine much...
12-08-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,272
Posted By PugRider

The world is your oyster, do whatever you feel...

The world is your oyster, do whatever you feel like with it! Think about what you have in your stable already, and what type of build would fill a niche you haven't filled yet. I've rehabbed a few of...
12-06-21, 11:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By Catnap

pcb im leaving the bars untaped; they look so...

pcb im leaving the bars untaped; they look so good bare with the warm gold ano. Often gold ano is a harsh bright yellow color. This ano has faded into a nice rose gold / champagne color throughout....
12-06-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 6,017
Posted By sincos

Normally I ignore such narrow-minded statements...

Normally I ignore such narrow-minded statements ... but somebody mentioned French cars French cars.
12-06-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 6,017
Posted By nlerner

Mods, can this thread be moved to the troll...

Mods, can this thread be moved to the troll subforum?
12-06-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 6,017
Posted By C9H13N

The French build some of the world’s best nuclear...

The French build some of the world’s best nuclear reactors and jet aircraft, I’m sure they could make a decent bike or two.
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