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12-08-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,507
Posted By seypat

Did the donated RD come with a badge by chance?...

Did the donated RD come with a badge by chance? And, were those RDs standard issue on Browning bikes?
12-07-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,507
Posted By Drillium Dude

Well, I guess that's that. Nice sleuthing, Kurt...

Well, I guess that's that. Nice sleuthing, Kurt :)

Thread closed.
12-07-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,507
Posted By cudak888

Amazing what a simple Google search can bring up:...

Amazing what a simple Google search can bring up:



https://www.disraeligears.co.uk/site/mendoza_derailleurs.html

-Kurt
12-07-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,220
Posted By Caliwild

Up in Cambria right now, doing some training for...

Up in Cambria right now, doing some training for Eroica (I know, it's not a vintage bike but at least it's a Bianchi)... OK, not really, but it's an excuse to ride Santa Rosa Creek Road. Still...
12-07-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Straightblock

Back row, second from the right.

Back row, second from the right.
12-07-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By northbend

I don't think I'd have the cajones to ride one of...

I don't think I'd have the cajones to ride one of those but man, that is cool.
12-06-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

PSA I guess? Bone shaker content

In my smallish town there is one other guy interested in riding and tinkering on vintage bikes. We have swapped and bought from each other a few times over the years. Today we swapped a an English...
12-06-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 43,049
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I made this saddle bag over a month ago and sent...

I made this saddle bag over a month ago and sent it to seagrade in New Zealand. It was a thank you for sending me his supply of vintage Roval spokes, nipples, and a hub set (which allowed me to...
12-05-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8,009
Views: 902,208
Posted By SurferRosa

Saw this Miche/Record 700c wheelset on Craigs...

Saw this Miche/Record 700c wheelset on Craigs last night for $10. Just assumed the seller was fishing for a higher price, but nope. He wanted only $10, which is less than what the presta tubes alone...
12-04-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,792
Posted By John E

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2howud

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2howud
12-04-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,770
Posted By Jacob_R_59

Fillet-brazed Superiors

I have a 1977 Schwinn Superior. Itís a bit on the heavy side but it has a great ride....
12-04-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By ascherer

Ted's Twin

https://external-content.duckduckgo.com/iu/?u=https%3A%2F%2Fimages-na.ssl-images-amazon.com%2Fimages%2FI%2F5114K17V15L._AC_SY445_.jpg&f=1&nofb=1&ipt=7a81993bad3866549fb6fc43487e9a89efe15fb0cc276e3d2a6...
12-04-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,770
Posted By juvela

----- 1963 Schwinn Dealer Catalogue pages...

-----

1963 Schwinn Dealer Catalogue pages for the Superior model -
...
12-03-22, 11:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,792
Posted By merziac

I never had any formal early training aside from...

I never had any formal early training aside from watching my Dad wrench starting at 2-3 years old which I can actually still remember with the help of a photo at the time.

He and a buddy stuffed a...
12-03-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 59,048
Posted By SJX426

I have not kept uip! Last post was 2014. Have...

I have not kept uip! Last post was 2014. Have added these
1984 Trek760 as a progect bike from the PO.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52539278302_895cfd36e5_b.jpg...
12-02-22, 11:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By cudak888

Yep, seen this before, fairly frequently too. ...

Yep, seen this before, fairly frequently too.

Bars of unknown past? Unwrap them and check before use whenever possible.

Also examine stems with a FINE TOOTH comb. Seems as if every mildly...
12-02-22, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By merziac

Maybe on a planet in la la land. :roflmao2:

Maybe on a planet in la la land. :roflmao2:
12-02-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 59,048
Posted By merziac

I was somewhat woefully ignorant as well then...

I was somewhat woefully ignorant as well then Dave came to a small bike shop on a tour here in PDX a few years ago.

Took a hard look at the Merz I rode in on and complimented it but said he wasn't...
12-02-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 59,048
Posted By merziac

Also one of the very best in the business. ;) ...

Also one of the very best in the business. ;)

The white one is a later FRX, just says FUSO with a decal, cool enough but no pic and no comparison to the smelting version. :twitchy:
...
12-02-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 754
Posted By AdventureManCO

Friday Find: Peugeot Super Competition

I wasn't looking for another bike. I already don't have room.

That's how it started. I'm betting most of you know where it goes from there...:lol:

I innocently stopped by the local co-op on the...
12-02-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,043
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Clubman, not to be contrary or disagreeable, as...

Clubman, not to be contrary or disagreeable, as far as freewheels are concerned, I'd say noise = appropriate lubrication. Too much lube, whether grease or oil in the pawl and ratchet teeth region,...
12-02-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,710
Posted By merziac

Ef me, no pennies, no dollars......

Ef me, no pennies, no dollars......
12-02-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 707
Posted By cudak888

Key word: Active. The frequent use was part of...

Key word: Active. The frequent use was part of the reason your bikes didn't incur frequent issues, along with the maintenance that you learned to do.

Unless the OP is planning to use their boat...
12-02-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 707
Posted By RustyJames

This may be heresy but I would vote for a cheap...

This may be heresy but I would vote for a cheap single-speed cruiser and once the elements have taken their toll, toss it. Around my area, $50 cruisers can be found all day long.
12-02-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 707
Posted By tiger1964

There is a time I would have suggested a Schwinn...

There is a time I would have suggested a Schwinn Varsity, because it could double as an anchor for your boat.

But, now, I see that bike has its adherents. ;)
12-02-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 707
Posted By dmwill

My 33yo stainless steel Dahon Classic 2 spent a...

My 33yo stainless steel Dahon Classic 2 spent a couple of decades hanging from the rail of a sailboat and getting taken down to ride into town from port for groceries and whatnot. 3 speed...
12-01-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,151
Posted By 52telecaster

Further derailing the thread, a friend of mine...

Further derailing the thread, a friend of mine once played sax for James brown. He was actually fired by him!...
12-01-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,463
Posted By VintageTrek

hi this Mark, I have been in this forum much...

hi this Mark, I have been in this forum much longer under a different name. I run Vintage Trek Bicycles on Facebook with about 4500 members since 2009. My goal is to initially get my domain up and...
12-01-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,463
Posted By VintageTrek

Vintage Trek website

Trek reached out to me and offered any assistance I need to get a vintage trek website back up. Thanks for any support and shortly check out vintagetrekbicycles.com
11-30-22, 01:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By Krov9

NOS Le Spirax

This stuff is so rare I just got to share it with you guys.
A bike shop in Finland is selling NOS 40's-50's French "Le Spirax" derailleurs with shifters and cables, as well as matching 3- and 4-cog...
11-30-22, 12:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 845
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

The initial build was completed with the above...

The initial build was completed with the above Continental GP4000 SII 28mm tires, with a test ride, but they rubbed the underside of the brake calipers. I changed to tan wall GP5000s in 28mm, which...
11-29-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8,009
Views: 902,208
Posted By Drillium Dude

Stuff relating to the round things that make our...

Stuff relating to the round things that make our bikes go. First, a pair of defective Challenge tubular tires:
...
11-28-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By 52telecaster

I delivered meals to old folks for years. Our...

I delivered meals to old folks for years. Our organization also helped the homeless. Some are incredibly resourceful but this just makes me want to cry. The world is a tuff place and I can't fix it....
11-28-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,839
Posted By Rooney

A quick update: tires and toe straps finally...

A quick update: tires and toe straps finally arrived.

I installed the brake hoods (some wrestling required) then wrapped the bars, and installed the housing which will definitely benefit from some...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,202
Posted By JohnDThompson

Yeah, baby! I'm sure that's what's been holding...

Yeah, baby!
I'm sure that's what's been holding me back! :innocent:
11-26-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,521
Posted By Bikeman55

While researching my 68 Paramount I came across...

While researching my 68 Paramount I came across this thread. As it turns out this is my frame. The original poster passed away and I bought this frame and some other bikes and parts from his estate....
11-25-22, 08:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 853
Posted By scratchpaddy

Bold blue tires. :) Those Suntour and Sugino...

Bold blue tires. :) Those Suntour and Sugino parts look mighty fine!

Got a few more parts in today...
...
11-25-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,986
Posted By Guy Retreau

'71-'72 Carlton Giro d'Italia

Showing a recent restoration of Pete Chisman's last team issue Carlton. Chrome and paint renewed by Waterford....
11-25-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 654,014
Posted By BTinNYC

Polished with rubbing compound and touched up...

Polished with rubbing compound and touched up with white pinstriping paint. I'll get after the fork tomorrow, then I'm a waxing away from assembly. ...
11-25-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By repechage

This is a find that one shares AFTER it is bought...

This is a find that one shares AFTER it is bought and in hand.
11-25-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By 52telecaster

I used one that way for a while. I can't remember...

I used one that way for a while. I can't remember if it was near it's limit. It did seem pretty flimsy, which is why I don't use it now. Old suntours work better for half step and granny.
11-24-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,395
Posted By Drillium Dude

My first Turkey Day Ride is in the books. Not as...

My first Turkey Day Ride is in the books. Not as cold as expected, so that was a nice surprise (I abhor getting going when its cold). Weapon of choice was the Medici with a 26t bailout which worked...
11-24-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,395
Posted By Saguaro

Another Phoenix Turkey Day Ride in the books! ...

Another Phoenix Turkey Day Ride in the books! Beautiful day, a bit chilly at times, but manageable. Not the biggest group this year but still a good showing. Got to ride with Jeff (@Drillium Dude)...
11-23-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 853
Posted By scratchpaddy

'81 Centurion Super Elite build

It's been two and a half years since I even thought about getting a new bike, but I got the notion a few weeks ago. Space is limited, and everything costs way more than it should all of a sudden. But...
11-23-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 58,723
Posted By non-fixie

Seven years ago I managed to obtain a 62cm...

Seven years ago I managed to obtain a 62cm version of the Gazelle Champion Mondial semi-race (https://www.bikeforums.net/17715902-post1529.html), basically the touring version of the bike that won...
11-22-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,425
Posted By FrejusFlyer

After every major victory, they would change the...

After every major victory, they would change the dates on the badge. This badge doesn't have the 1951 TDF win yet, so this bike is a 1949,1950 or '51.
Here's a badge after the '51 TDF win:...
11-22-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,227
Posted By repechage

that is a different bike. I looked that that on...

that is a different bike.
I looked that that on CL for weeks, it finally vanished saving my wallet harm.

I have been very restrained, only acquired one bike and one frame set during the pandemic...
11-22-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 58,723
Posted By panzerwagon

Well, mostly about the seatpost slammed way down....

Well, mostly about the seatpost slammed way down. If you have sufficient standover clearance, do you ride with lots of knee bend? Or do you ride with reasonable knee extension but lay the bike...
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