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05-14-22, 08:55 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 255,883
Posted By Smokinapankake

Made some changes to my Panasonic: ...

Made some changes to my Panasonic:
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Changed...
05-11-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By Econops

I have a 594 and I can confirm that 28's...

I have a 594 and I can confirm that 28's definitely won't fit. I was able to squeeze a set of Specialized 700 x 26 tires on it, but there was basically no clearance. Any tweak in the wheel alignment...
05-11-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By BFisher

What would you consider a moderate price for a...

What would you consider a moderate price for a tire?

Biketiresdirect.com has Michelin Pro4 Endurance and Service Course options in stock for $41.99 and $43.91 each respectively.

I have a set...
05-11-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By jamesdak

I had a 684 and it wouldn't fit 28's for sure. I...

I had a 684 and it wouldn't fit 28's for sure. I think the frame specs on them all are the same.

If you go to this gallery you can sorta see what clearance I had running Continental 4 seasons...
05-10-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 744
Posted By 76SLT

I finally finished the bike. I ended up going...

I finally finished the bike. I ended up going with Velocity rims with Dura Ace hubs. I mentioned in an earlier post that I wanted to use parts from all the extras I had and I pretty much kept to that...
05-09-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 693
Posted By Korina

I agree with bulgie; why skinny? I love the...

I agree with bulgie; why skinny? I love the Maxxis DTH tires on my bike; they're cushy and don't have a lot of rolling resistance. Just keep the pressure around 30 - 40 psi, and they'll soak up a lot...
05-05-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 953,513
Posted By 356geoff

Pelissier

I was told that it Is a 1950. I took it apart and cleaned everything repacked bearings and rode it. I didnít repack the pedal bearings because these are some of the nicest pedals Iíve ever seen. The...
05-01-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By polymorphself

Phoenix Sonoran Preserve (Voyageur Content)

Took a little day trip from Downtown out to the preserve yesterday. 54 miles in total. Awhile back Saguaro posted photos of his awesome Cresta out here and since then it has been on my list of rides...
04-25-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 659
Posted By Big Block

The ferrules were promoted like this to allay the...

The ferrules were promoted like this to allay the fears of using these 'new' alloy bars....
04-25-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,357
Posted By cb400bill

A little more updating. Bought set of new...

A little more updating. Bought set of new original wheels, and changed the bar tape and cages. I also added a set of Tange fork stickers.

...
04-22-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 804
Posted By Clang

Study catalogs. Often there'll be gaps where the...

Study catalogs. Often there'll be gaps where the archivist didn't scan the whole thing (they might have only been interested in road bikes and not mountain bikes, kid's bikes, etc). Sometimes...
04-19-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14,667
Views: 3,511,467
Posted By Sactown_Albert

1986 Miyata Nine Twelve

I originally posted this in the Craigslist thread for someone else to grab. I live in Northern California and saw this was listed in the L.A. area for $200. This bike was one step below the Team and...
04-18-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 953,513
Posted By ehcoplex

Posted my PX-10 650B conversion previously, but...

Posted my PX-10 650B conversion previously, but here she is with fenders....
...
04-17-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7,612
Views: 820,587
Posted By 50PlusCycling

50's Oscar Egg Randonneuse, mostly original, itís...

50's Oscar Egg Randonneuse, mostly original, itís missing the Simplex TDF derailleur and chain guard, but the parts are on the way.

...
04-15-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 973,346
Posted By TeeSquare

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04-06-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 907
Posted By Kilroy1988

The c. 1954 Carlton Super Python is on the Road!

Hello all,

I started a build thread for this one a while back but that got rather convoluted, so here's a fresh one for the finished results! Yesterday I started with a frame on the shelf and...
04-05-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 26,101
Views: 3,624,506
Posted By gster

Interesting video ...

Interesting video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dVVgTAJ2Qo
03-22-22, 03:40 AM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 445,025
Posted By Hilander

Cliff Pratt mixte restoration before bike build

A Cliff Pratt (English lightweight) mixte frame I bought on eBay a few years back finally went under a frame update for cantilever brakes and Shimano Alfine 11 gear hub. Frame has been thoroughly...
03-20-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By PilotFishBob

Springtime for Hetchins

Yes, recently re-watched "The Producers". Finally finished up a project I'd alluded to in other threads without specifics, a 1950 Hetchins - either a SuperSport or a Nulli Secundus. Based what I've...
03-16-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 68,817
Views: 11,105,328
Posted By DQRider

I don't mean to be pedantic here, but I have to...

I don't mean to be pedantic here, but I have to call foul on this one. Your use of the plural "walls" shows a misunderstanding of the origin of that phrase.
Let's treat this as a teachable moment?...
03-04-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 12,528
Posted By 356geoff

Hetchins

I think I can post pics now. 1953 Hetchins Experto Crede. Fingers crossed 🤞 ...
02-26-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 560,716
Posted By Pogliaghi

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Yes have pretty much everything, I do need a grease nipple and the...
02-26-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By John E

Thank you for this thread -- quite an education...

Thank you for this thread -- quite an education for me, even though I have ancestral ties to the Isle of Mann.
02-26-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By thinktubes

Love the crank 😍

Love the crank 😍
02-26-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,195,364
Posted By fabiofarelli

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My son's, I'm a bit jealous.
02-26-22, 03:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By Bianchigirll

Fabulous job! Great looking frame.

Fabulous job! Great looking frame.
02-25-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By Kilroy1988

OTS It turned out wonderfully! I had a Sun Wasp...

OTS It turned out wonderfully! I had a Sun Wasp Massed Start frame from just about the same period that I sold some time ago. When I purchased the frame I also collected some period Sun literature...
02-25-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By iab

I think a Titan stem with Maes Kint bars is quite...

I think a Titan stem with Maes Kint bars is quite possibly the coolest stem/bar combo made. I do also like an Ambrosio girder stem, the stupid rarity of a Giotto Cinelli or Cinelli Firenze, but what...
02-25-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By Big Block

You have done justice to a wonderful frame. I...

You have done justice to a wonderful frame.
I have a few British bikes from that same period, so I can appreciate your perseverance in getting the parts.

If you wanted the cut away saddle, then...
02-25-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By markk900

Wow! You did an amazing job....

Wow! You did an amazing job....
02-25-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By bikemig

Beautiful bike and great build.

Beautiful bike and great build.
02-22-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By ejw

The Thrift Store Italian Pt3 Finito

Found in a Thrift Store for $125. Never heard of a Fiorelli, but I recognized the campy components, all indications were the components were original to the bike. Forum members helped narrow the age...
02-22-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 597
Posted By Kilroy1988

A Mid-1950s Express Werke AG (Bavarian) Road Bicycle

Hello folks,

I trust everyone is doing well! Yesterday I had the good fortune to pick up this 1950s Express Werke AG road bicycle that was built in Newmarkt in der Oberpfalz in Bavaria. Express...
02-15-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 560,716
Posted By trucklet

I finished a couple bikes and am feeling kinda...

I finished a couple bikes and am feeling kinda wrenched out lately, so unless something really clean and cheap pops up on FB no more bikes for a while.

First is a GT Edge I took in on behalf of my...
02-13-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,943
Posted By iab

It is complete. More pics -...

It is complete. More pics - https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/albums/72157718286844181

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51879350408_2fae73df91_k.jpg...
02-12-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 560,716
Posted By Wilbur76

Stubborn bb and headset removed. Washed, waxed...

Stubborn bb and headset removed. Washed, waxed and ready to build once parts arrive.

BEFORE in decent cosmetic condition ...
02-08-22, 05:04 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 196,103
Posted By JaccoW

I guess my Koga-Miyata Graveller would fit in...

I guess my Koga-Miyata Graveller would fit in here as well. I took it on a 750km tour last summer and so far it has been very comfortable, even on a couple of days with 140km (87 miles) and 1200m...
02-06-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 52,137
Posted By steelbikeguy

A couple of my bikes.... first, a modest and...

A couple of my bikes....

first, a modest and graceful fillet brazed frame from Gordon Borthwick. Gordon built this for me in 1989. He was a retired mechanical engineer, located in central Iowa...
02-05-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,393
Posted By fordbailey

Barn find Frejus

I just picked up a Frejus from Craigslist. It has serial number 1063 F (under bottom bracket), has no tubing decals and sports Campagnolo Nuovo Record (derailleur) and Gran Sport (hubs) parts. It has...
02-04-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By capnjonny

Rat Rod Mixte

Here is what happened when someone at the Bike Exchange showed me an old rusty Mixte frame he was about to toss in the bin. I have sort of become the Mixte King at the shop having restored quite a...
01-30-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,530
Posted By bargo68

^^^What he said.^^^^ Finished this build...

^^^What he said.^^^^

Finished this build yesterday. Picked up the Rockhopper on Craigslist for 100. All it needed was new tires and a thorough cleaning. Got the Maxxis DTH's and redid the...
01-25-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 157,622
Posted By non-fixie

And what a timely bump it is. :) Just added...

And what a timely bump it is. :)

Just added this Robust to the stable.
...
01-18-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By tricky

Schwinn Homage Paint on an Open Up

Adam Blumenthal is an incredible bike painter that started out in Seattle, did a stint at Trek's high end paint studio and is now back on his own doing incredible work. His latest post was this Open...
01-18-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 838
Posted By SpeedofLite

Here ya go. ...

Here ya go.

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...
01-16-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,357
Posted By cb400bill

I've done some updating on my PDG 5. I swapped...

I've done some updating on my PDG 5. I swapped the mismatch black wall tires for a new set of Vittoria 700x23 gum walls and swapped the tired Vetta saddle for a Turbo.
...
01-09-22, 11:52 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,453
Posted By Andy_K

Handlebar bag support

(tl;dr -- I got a new handlebar bag support today, hand-made by gugie while I watched. Scroll down for pics if you don't want to read the back story.)

About a year ago, I picked up an Axion...
01-09-22, 11:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 856
Posted By capnjonny

Old Gitane Mixte that just came in to the shop

I went down to the bike Exchange today to volunteer at an event we hosted for high school kids who want to learn how to work on bicycles. while I was there I picked up this old Gitane Mixte that had...
01-06-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 560,716
Posted By fabiofarelli

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

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I wanna build up this Alan from 1972 because of the 50th...
01-04-22, 12:02 AM
Replies: 68,817
Views: 11,105,328
Posted By natterberry

Thanks for the heads up! It was me....

Thanks for the heads up!



It was me. Couldnít help myself on that one.
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