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02-01-23, 07:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 964
Posted By romanlotus

1980 Motobecane Team Champion saved from from the dumpster

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01-26-23, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3,240
Views: 366,538
Posted By 3speedslow

Well over a year old and quite the heavy beast....

Well over a year old and quite the heavy beast. Purrrfectly content!...
01-24-23, 02:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,088
Posted By 52telecaster

My son's new Paramount

My son's new paramount....

I bought this for him for 300.00 last summer. It wasn't perfect but it wasn't horrid either. This is how he has it right now....
01-24-23, 12:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,227
Posted By botty kayer

To call it a display is a bit of a stretch, this...

To call it a display is a bit of a stretch, this is what happens when you live in a top floor apartment with no garden shed or garage to store bike bits. It was the spare room but is now the spares...
01-19-23, 11:06 AM
Replies: 74,106
Views: 12,048,899
Posted By WGB

if you need a truing stand I think this a very...

if you need a truing stand I think this a very fair price - this has the dial indicators thrown in which have to be worth $150+ on their own.....

posted 11hrs ago on Long Island, NY
...
01-15-23, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By OldCoot

Bob Jackson resto- mod

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Almost there on my build of this Bob Jackson. It was given to me by my...
01-10-23, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15,015
Views: 3,687,439
Posted By brandenjs

Kind of a jack pot today with all sorts of...

Kind of a jack pot today with all sorts of goodies. A batch of Silca pumps (some need rebuilt), 2 wheels with internal hubs (One Faraday and one Shimano Alfine), about 20 boxes of spokes of assorted...
12-16-22, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By grant40

Hagen All Speed

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12-10-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By Murray Missile

New favorite LBS.

My friend who was going to do the derauilleur hanger transplant on my Raleigh Competition to replace the Huret somebody hacksawed off closed his shop and is working a different job. He apolgized but...
12-06-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 64,041
Posted By bertinjim

Re-appearing 4 years later with updated...

Re-appearing 4 years later with updated derailleur, stem and Berthoud bag.
...
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...
12-01-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,151
Posted By tcs

Mike Judge said Beavis & Butt-Head was not set in...

Mike Judge said Beavis & Butt-Head was not set in any particular place, but the water tower you'd see in the background as the boys walked along was based on those of Plano, Texas.
...
11-28-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,151
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Camellia City Vintage Lightweight Cycling Club

Our group on the Guy West Bridge. We had a 54 mile Turkey Burner ride the day after Thanksgiving. ...
11-28-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 74,106
Views: 12,048,899
Posted By WGB

Auction is tomorrow Currently shows 0 bids with...

Auction is tomorrow
Currently shows 0 bids with starting bid set for $750
...
11-28-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,123
Posted By merziac

Depends on how you look at it, too many and yet...

Depends on how you look at it, too many and yet not enough. :roflmao2:

Merz's

BigS/Merz/DiNucci/Neenan's

Paramounts

Strawberry/Bornstein/DiNucci's
11-28-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,123
Posted By Insidious C.

Who has multiple bike collections?

My lunch today came with fortune which seems to hint that I could begin an entirely new bike collection. To add to the intrigue, the back of this fortune has a lottery ticket number sequence,...
11-24-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3,240
Views: 366,538
Posted By DiabloScott

I have never seen a cat and dog get along as well...

I have never seen a cat and dog get along as well as my current pair. They chase, snuggle, and wrastle with each other.
The cat is Iko and the dog is Ursa.
...
11-23-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 523
Posted By 52telecaster

You evil bastard.... Ty.

You evil bastard.... Ty.
11-23-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,846
Posted By Andy_K

Am I in time to be the first one to say that'll...

Am I in time to be the first one to say that'll buff right out?
11-22-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 74,106
Views: 12,048,899
Posted By SoCaled

Dahon Tournado (frame) - $325 - Long Beach, CA ...

Dahon Tournado (frame) - $325 - Long Beach, CA
https://offerup.com/item/detail/74580dda-e7cc-33c5-aafb-5415e12f04e0?cid=7.4
Not sure what price should be - but interesting frame for sure - Ritchey...
11-14-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By Erzulis Boat

My research indicates that this is a "De Luxe",...

My research indicates that this is a "De Luxe", basically the Varsity of the lineup. If this was their bottom of the barrel, then even their "worst" was pretty good.
11-13-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Thanks! I am pretty happy about it. I am going to...

Thanks! I am pretty happy about it. I am going to clean everything up, grab a correct FD, new chain/tires/tape etc. and have a great bike.
11-13-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Free Bottecchia

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Got a free bike. All of my bikes are not "lockables", as there would be...
11-09-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,809
Posted By Kilroy1988

I don't think it's been posted yet, but the...

I don't think it's been posted yet, but the official Alex Singer website has been updated with the gallery page for Mark's bicycle. Notably, it also contains a link to this thread!

Une bicyclette...
11-03-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 186,873
Posted By DQRider

Sculpture Garden: Hastings, Minnesota, USA

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10-31-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,809
Posted By poprad

Happy Autumn indeed, but bittersweet for me. I...

Happy Autumn indeed, but bittersweet for me. I just accepted a reappointment to my old job at the Dept. of State, so I'm leaving Paris. It was an incredible experience to meet the folks at Singer...
10-25-22, 08:31 PM
Replies: 74,106
Views: 12,048,899
Posted By SwimmerMike

This one went fast. When I talked to the guy an...

This one went fast. When I talked to the guy an hour ago he already had 4 or 5 calls. Fortunately he told me about the other callers when I was at his house picking it up. Thanks for the heads up...
10-23-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3,240
Views: 366,538
Posted By juvela

----- not for patients who mainline ...

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not for patients who mainline


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10-23-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3,240
Views: 366,538
Posted By RichSPK

Prone caffeine sessions? Sounds dangerous!

Prone caffeine sessions? Sounds dangerous!
10-22-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 965
Posted By AdventureManCO

I'm smitten and humbled...by a humble (and nearly free) Novara

I'm totally in love with this bicycle:love:

First the bike, then the story.

Here is the bike, how it looked when I picked it up -
...
10-20-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 782
Posted By konakai

Two of a kind early Paramounts

thought I'd post these for your viewing pleasure. p number paramounts, prob 1947s. I love sweaty unrestored bikes. this is my favorite paint scheme of paramounts...
10-18-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,959
Posted By Kilroy1988

An Old Jo Routens Randonneuse!

Hello all,

I'm finally diving into the French scene with a splash after receiving a box from France last weekend. This afternoon I took the time to assemble the bicycle as purchased...

It's a...
10-15-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By Roger M

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Last winter, I think it was in the upper 20s that day.
10-08-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 523
Posted By rideandgoseek

Trek 770 - aka Floyd 2.0

This weekend I managed to get my hands on a 1985 Trek 770 in almost perfect shape. I previously had the same year/model that I convinced cb400bill to sell me. I loved that bike but in a moment of...
10-05-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3,240
Views: 366,538
Posted By thinktubes

Zoot likes to climb on my shoulder while I work. ...

Zoot likes to climb on my shoulder while I work.

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10-03-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2,924
Views: 799,829
Posted By Kabuki12

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This is what $150 got me
...
09-30-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 987
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Greetings, enablers!

Hello, all. Some of you may remember an account here that went by the handle "deux jambes." Well, that was me. When life necessitated the sale of my last steed nearly a year ago, I logged outta here....
09-25-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By Dylansbob

A.S. Gillott in purple

After languishing on the local fb group for weeks, I brought this one home today. PO was 86 and appears to have had it on the road this century, based on the saddle, tires, and cheap wireless...
09-09-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 74,106
Views: 12,048,899
Posted By SoCaled

Fuso - $650 - LA, CA ...

Fuso - $650 - LA, CA
https://offerup.com/item/detail/1465106417

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09-09-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,196
Posted By ehcoplex

Try raising your bars a bit, it may shift your...

Try raising your bars a bit, it may shift your weight distribution and alleviate some hand/palm discomfort. Also, sometimes hand discomfort is actually originating from nerve issues in the neck- as...
09-07-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15,015
Views: 3,687,439
Posted By fvernon

For sure--between this and a pristine 1980 Trek...

For sure--between this and a pristine 1980 Trek 614 I brought home from a thrift store a couple months ago, I've got some decisions to make
09-01-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 26,685
Views: 3,901,417
Posted By SirMike1983

1967 Raleigh Sprite 5 speed out on a recent...

1967 Raleigh Sprite 5 speed out on a recent evening.
...
08-28-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 74,106
Views: 12,048,899
Posted By Dylansbob

Hopefully going to pick this up tomorrow Looks...

Hopefully going to pick this up tomorrow Looks like a good one...

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08-28-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 186,873
Posted By curbtender

Who would have imagined an emergency vending...

Who would have imagined an emergency vending machine of rubber goods?
08-28-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 186,873
Posted By Aardwolf

Didn't know these existed: inner tube vending...

Didn't know these existed: inner tube vending machine:


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Not...
08-27-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 830
Posted By Kabuki12

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After finishing the build
...
08-24-22, 05:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By BTinNYC

Dumpster frame meets box o' parts

The 1983 Schwinn World Sport frameset was pulled from a garbage dumpster, stripped and spray painted. The saddle, grips, Sora shifters and FD are new and the rest is from the garage storehouse. The...
08-22-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 682
Posted By 52telecaster

Son's birthday Paramount.

$299, more to come.
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08-16-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15,015
Views: 3,687,439
Posted By rwh63

ok, here are several bikes i took sympathy on and...

ok, here are several bikes i took sympathy on and brought home from the metal scrap pile. feel free to ask any specific questions.

they are:

1) Kona AA Mountain Shock
2) Trek 800
3) Raleigh...
08-15-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 133
Posted By prairiepedaler

Interesting French Bike Website and YT Channel

Found out about this (https://confreriedes650.org/category/materiel/occasions/) site while perusing a video on this (https://www.youtube.com/c/SAUVEURCYCLOTOURISTE/videos) channel.

You never know...
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