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07-04-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 957
Posted By tendency

+1 for this. Love what Japan was producing by...

+1 for this. Love what Japan was producing by the mid 80s - just top notch stuff.
07-03-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 957
Posted By robertj298

Were the 1980s the best years for steel bikes?

Seems like innovation paired with cost made the 1980s great.
07-01-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By zjrog

My oldest is 35, for it's 30th it received a 2x10...

My oldest is 35, for it's 30th it received a 2x10 upgrade... Before it turns 40, I may repaint it. But nobody makes replacement graphics...
06-30-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By TriBiker19

My oldest is 47 now. Freebie Fuji Grand Tourer...

My oldest is 47 now. Freebie Fuji Grand Tourer from last year in the coolest shade of green. The rest of the pack is in their mid 30s. Cool bike!
06-30-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By sced

Custom 1973 Holdsworth Super Mistral, a Christmas...

Custom 1973 Holdsworth Super Mistral, a Christmas gift from my mom and dad. It underwent major plastic surgery last year.

...
06-30-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By Pompiere

I celebrated my Fuji's 40th by giving it a...

I celebrated my Fuji's 40th by giving it a complete makeover.
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06-29-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By nlerner

My ‘49 Raleigh Clubman salutes that young feller....

My ‘49 Raleigh Clubman salutes that young feller.

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06-29-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By Insidious C.

She doesn't look a day over 39, cycleheimer. Just...

She doesn't look a day over 39, cycleheimer. Just this week I acquired a 1981 Fuji America, which I am pretty excited about. By coincidence I have several bikes from 81.
06-29-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By CliffordK

Time to start looking forward to the next...

Time to start looking forward to the next milestone... 50... 60?? :50:
06-29-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By steelbikeguy

My oldest vintage bike is a '74 Raleigh...

My oldest vintage bike is a '74 Raleigh International, and I've had it for 20 years. I'd say it is holding on to its youthful looks much better than I am!
...
06-29-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By malcala622

Half my bikes are older than me by a few years. I...

Half my bikes are older than me by a few years. I just turned 33 last week and I'm already feeling I need a tune up before my bikes do lol
06-29-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By John E

My newest road bike (see signature) will turn 40...

My newest road bike (see signature) will turn 40 around the end of this year. The Capos are all past age 60, and the Carlton turns 60 sometime next year. The Passat wagon is now 20 years old, and I...
06-29-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By tyler_fred

Congrats! My oldest is just a couple years...

Congrats! My oldest is just a couple years removed from being forty. Im looking forward to saying, Yep, its forty years old.
06-29-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By SurferRosa

"Hit the big 4-0 today." "Oh yeah? Happy...

"Hit the big 4-0 today."

"Oh yeah? Happy birthday."

"No, not me, one of my bikes."

"One of your bikes had a birthday?"

"Yeah, the big 4-0."
06-11-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14,406
Views: 3,234,481
Posted By Vonruden

Saved this guy, literally minutes from the...

Saved this guy, literally minutes from the Garbage Truck. Gold Anodized rims.
...
06-01-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,730
Posted By 2old

Really enjoyed their closeout since everything...

Really enjoyed their closeout since everything was 95% off and even though I loaded up, still didn't get enough consumables. If they could have survived another year, they would have really thrived...
05-28-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 63,138
Views: 9,639,997
Posted By thumpism

Another Raleigh tourer. ...

Another Raleigh tourer.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/323609382483775
...
06-30-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,590
Posted By Ross520

Amazon... A warning.

Just an FYI for those that weren't already aware, Amazon is an awful place to purchase bike parts and accessories.

Here's the thing, counterfeits run rampant on their Marketplace, and they do...
06-20-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,709
Posted By Andy_K

That does seem like a very ambitious price for...

That does seem like a very ambitious price for the NYC Masi, especially with rust on the chrome. I guess the color helps though. On eBay who knows.....
06-17-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By dweenk

I would guess that the original rims were wooden....

I would guess that the original rims were wooden. Key word is "guess".
06-17-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By ColinT

Thanks for the compliments. I tried TheCabe and...

Thanks for the compliments. I tried TheCabe and Ill see what they have to say. Im now planing to make some periodish looking hubs and lace them to modern rims. Then just roll it around town.
06-16-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,925
Posted By T-Mar

I missed this the 1st time around. I must have...

I missed this the 1st time around. I must have been on one of my sabbaticals. I've always found this model a bit odd. While the geometry is a bit longer and stretched out than a Diamond Road, it has...
06-15-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,925
Posted By noobinsf

I love everything about this...

I love everything about this...
06-15-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,925
Posted By tricky

Awesome! It seems like we haven't seen many...

Awesome! It seems like we haven't seen many Kabukis around here lately. Think we could get some higher quality photos?
06-15-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,243
Posted By SpeedofLite

40 Years Ago: June 1980 in Bicycling magazine

This was a tough one. It's supposed to be a Camping Issue, but I thought many of the camping-related articles were probably too simple or irrelevant for current C&V campers.
So I included what I...
06-12-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,879
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Because I see something crazy cheap (or free) and...

Because I see something crazy cheap (or free) and I have no impulse control (in those cases).
06-12-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,647
Posted By Miele Man

Many years ago I bought a frame that I knew was...

Many years ago I bought a frame that I knew was too small for me. I bought it because I lived on the third floor and there was no elevator and the smaller frame made carrying the bike a lot easier. ...
06-12-20, 01:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,647
Posted By Andy_K

Yep. You can make the fit work on a really wide...

Yep. You can make the fit work on a really wide range of sizes, but there comes a day when you look at the bike and say to yourself, "Who am I kidding?"
...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By zukahn1

For a fairly nice touring model with racks and...

For a fairly nice touring model with racks and fenders $100-120seem a bit low.nicely cleaned andserviced readyto ride you could likely get $250 in the current market it would be more but DT...
06-01-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,080
Posted By AndrewJB

I bought a Motobecane LeChampion SL Ti a couple...

I bought a Motobecane LeChampion SL Ti a couple years ago. Nice solid well made Ti frame, comparable weight to other Ti frames, full Ultegra 8000 group set...for $1999!
I like the looks, it was the...
05-29-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,404
Posted By oldbikenewbike

Here's what my 1981 looks like after one of my...

Here's what my 1981 looks like after one of my details. Soon I'll have this one looking as good!

...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,665
Posted By dougdunn

My "new" Pro Tour

So, I did pull the trigger on the Robin's egg blue '76 Pro Tour. Spent a bit more than a Super LeMans plus 50%, but I think it was worth it. After new tires and tubes, a complete tune-up, stripping...
05-24-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By SpeedofLite

30 Years Ago: May 1990 in Bicycling magazine

Included articles are:

The Grand Game (bike racing in the 1920s)
A Preview of the 1990 Tour de Trump
New Products
Off The Back looks at cycling fandom during the peak LeMond/pre-Armstrong days....
05-21-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,116
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: I built my legs on hills in Yonkers

:thumb: I built my legs on hills in Yonkers
05-21-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,116
Posted By greg3rd48

You got that right. My daily commute is plenty...

You got that right. My daily commute is plenty hilly and a great workout.

My local bike shop has been crazy here. Everything has been picked clean and the stream of customers is nonstop. Bikes in...
05-21-20, 12:49 AM
05-20-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 63,138
Views: 9,639,997
Posted By phtomita

mens Lemond road bike 57cm - $100 (Queen Anne) ...

mens Lemond road bike 57cm - $100 (Queen Anne)
https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-mens-lemond-road-bike/7127772636.html
...
05-20-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 63,138
Views: 9,639,997
Posted By Clang

Nishiki - $100 (Flagstaff, AZ) ...

Nishiki - $100 (Flagstaff, AZ)
https://flagstaff.craigslist.org/bik/d/flagstaff-mens-nishiki-10-speed/7123555842.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00O0O_1wT1QfP9pZw_1200x900.jpg
05-11-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,110
Posted By thumpism

Been there a few times, but always driving.

Been there a few times, but always driving.
05-10-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 63,138
Views: 9,639,997
Posted By Miele Man

Crikey but I wish that was close enough to me to...

Crikey but I wish that was close enough to me to grab.

Cheers
05-09-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 63,138
Views: 9,639,997
Posted By machinist42

Knock Off $10 Because Kickstand?

miele 10 speed - $20 (North Raleigh)Posted 2020-05-09 17:13

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"10 speed road/racing bike, needs some cleanup, has some rust from...
05-08-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,580
Posted By molelinkluck

Thanks for the specs post. Looks like it's all...

Thanks for the specs post. Looks like it's all there!
05-05-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By 52telecaster

I would replace the crank but the bottom bracket...

I would replace the crank but the bottom bracket can be saved by cleaning and regreasing.

Congrats on the bike. My 78 grand touring is amazing....
04-29-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,673
Posted By Ayb2k2

Thanks!

Thanks!
04-28-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,673
Posted By hillyman

Sorry cranky moment for me as usual. Normally...

Sorry cranky moment for me as usual.
Normally I'd agree with you 100%. But OP is a little bit different circumstances. Says $300 budget so my thinking is getting em comfortable and looking cool on...
04-28-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,673
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

from the 90's, used trek 850, 720, or 950. It...

from the 90's, used trek 850, 720, or 950. It will say single track or mountain track, or something track. They run a tad small so look for an appropriate size for you. For example, I usually use a...
04-28-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,673
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I like what Hillyman said. Look specifically...

I like what Hillyman said.
Look specifically for a FIVE SPEED Schwinn SUBURBAN from the SEVENTIES!!!
Why? INDESTRUCTIBLE and SUPER EASY FOR ANYONE TO SERVICE THE BOTTOM BRACKET BEARINGS, ADJUST...
04-20-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,149
Posted By justcynn

I cant seem to stop buying bikes, I feel a lot...

I cant seem to stop buying bikes, I feel a lot better about these transactions than the parking lots at Home Depot/Lowes/Wal-Mart etc. I won't go there. this was my find this weekend - could not...
04-08-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,774
Posted By 52telecaster

you have too many great bikes!

you have too many great bikes!
04-07-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,378
Posted By Bianchigirll

Why not go for the original 'all arounder' The...

Why not go for the original 'all arounder' The Bianchi Volpe? While it might be a basic bike to many it does have a quality full ChroMo frame and fork, lots of brazeones and good tire clearance. ...
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