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08-07-23, 09:51 AM
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Posted By Nubra

Thanks for the link. Really cool, out of my reach...

Thanks for the link. Really cool, out of my reach but will look at that channel!
Replies: 34
Views: 3,272
Posted By xiaoman1

Especially with "mom" on the roof! :D

Especially with "mom" on the roof! :D
07-21-23, 05:17 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,913
Posted By gstein

That’s an Atala frame (w/ campy dropouts) with a...

That’s an Atala frame (w/ campy dropouts) with a KHS Turbo fork which would need to be shortened, if I decide to do something with the bike. Frame has a slight dent on down tube right next to and...
07-06-23, 09:28 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 27,976
Posted By EJM73

Posted before but added some upgrades and a...

Posted before but added some upgrades and a better pic. Viner
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06-26-23, 09:12 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 27,976
Posted By Senrab62

Holy, shizit!! These are wonderful. Any and all...

Holy, shizit!! These are wonderful. Any and all details of the builds would be appreciated. So very cool. How do they ride?
Replies: 12
Views: 1,604
Posted By due ruote

Regarding the soft vintage market, I think...

Regarding the soft vintage market, I think another factor is that there are lots more current production “practical” bikes than a decade ago - gravel bikes, commuters, single speeds, etc. Vintage...
06-26-23, 03:13 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 27,976
Posted By Kekec1965

My oldest single speed, 1935 EF Russ ...

My oldest single speed, 1935 EF Russ
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And two decades younger Dave Davey
...
06-26-23, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By clubman

I wouldn't tighten the saddle. Those stress lines...

I wouldn't tighten the saddle. Those stress lines at the rivets will rip and then it's done. Try Merziac's suggestion and ride it until you can't stand it or it rips. These were the entry-level...
06-26-23, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By merziac

Lbxpdx As we know this is a bit of a dark...

Lbxpdx

As we know this is a bit of a dark art and many of us have our own conflicting methods.

On ones like this and most else I use Langlitz leather dressing, and yes, not a saddle dressing,...
Replies: 20
Views: 921
Posted By zukahn1

Great Mixte this is higher end sorry for the...

Great Mixte this is higher end sorry for the early lowball value yet most vintage step throughs nice to low end are trash bin salvage in most markets. So I think $400 is high $300 is likely a...
Replies: 20
Views: 921
Posted By Chombi1

Yes, mixtes were really sought after during the...

Yes, mixtes were really sought after during the retro bike craze with the Gen Xers and millennials, a few years ago. People liked the versatilty of mixtes becsuse it did not ask too much "commitment"...
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By juvela

----- if you were to "do everything" you...

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if you were to "do everything" you would quickly get "underwater" vis a vis what market value would be post work

if mine, would do the mechanicals and maybe touch up the paint as best...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,839
Posted By bikemig

You could always build a C&V winter bike to ride....

You could always build a C&V winter bike to ride. This is mine:

https://www.bikeforums.net/commuting/923565-heinz-57-winter-commuter-build.html#post16286104
Replies: 25
Views: 1,839
Posted By Maxey

Ha! Nice to hear a story about Dickinson. The...

Ha! Nice to hear a story about Dickinson. The airport has probably been upgraded a good deal since you've been here. It's now the size of a large McMansion and even has a small but modern waiting...
06-01-23, 12:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,091
Posted By Breadfan

Agreed. I have been in fear for the last couple...

Agreed. I have been in fear for the last couple of years but I also don't like working out, or going to gyms, running, walking. I like to ride, but not on streets, my city is one of the most...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Posted By juvela

----- one thing not mentioned is if seller...

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one thing not mentioned is if seller states it to be a factory assembled machine or it purchased as a frameset

Cinelli stockists could order either framsesets or complete machines

in...
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By cycleheimer

Don't waste your time. I myself would grab it for...

Don't waste your time. I myself would grab it for $75 to $100 to recondition, modify (bar-cons, etc.) and ride. Motobecanes are great bikes, the Grand Jubilee is a great model, '78 was a great model...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,069
Posted By Clang

I'm fairly certain the frame is from a 1986...

I'm fairly certain the frame is from a 1986 Diamondback Ascent. Caps at the top of the seat stays match, top tube cable guides match, eyelets on the rear dropouts match, long chainstays match, dual...
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By DaneAmerica

It's a joy to witness masters spread knowledge. ...

It's a joy to witness masters spread knowledge.

Thank you guys! It's a pleasure to ride, and now I can say more than "Peugeot" when they ask me what I ride 😂
05-04-23, 12:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,035
Posted By Portlandjim

New member Jim Merz

I just joined Bike Forums! I'm mostly interested in Classic and Vintage bicycles and history. Hope to contribute useful comments! Jim
05-03-23, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 309
Posted By beicster

There aren't many cyclists around me at all, much...

There aren't many cyclists around me at all, much less vintage riders. Old bikes around here are typically beat up old clunkers. I get the same smile as you on the very rare occasion I see a decent...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,342
Posted By randyjawa

The Miele is Canadian made and a quality bicycle...

The Miele is Canadian made and a quality bicycle (my opinion). I have owned, restored and ridden several, over the years.

When seeking value, I need to know where the bike is, condition, top and...
04-30-23, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,020
Posted By PhotonDon

Goodbye, old friend

I just spent 12 hours driving back from my old hometown to attend the memorial service of my old school friend, Duck. We all got caught up in the early 70s bike boom, and decided we had to make a...
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By Clang

22.5" frame. $150 is a great price. This is a...

22.5" frame. $150 is a great price. This is a 1986 Trek 400T, which is the triple version. Go for it!
...
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By 3alarmer

...Shogun marketed a series of touring frames,...

...Shogun marketed a series of touring frames, and given the space between the rear wheel and the seat tube, I think (but am not sure) this might be an early one.
It was a marketing brand, and the...
Replies: 16
Views: 844
Posted By Jeff Neese

You might be surprised. There are collectors out...

You might be surprised. There are collectors out there with money burning a hole in their pocket, always searching for something special. This bike, in NOS condition, may very well fetch over...
Replies: 25
Views: 943
Posted By bikemig

That bike is too large and you can do better at...

That bike is too large and you can do better at $60.
04-11-23, 04:35 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 27,976
Posted By slshrflck

Stratos frameset w/ Tange Prestige frame tubes &...

Stratos frameset w/ Tange Prestige frame tubes & Columbus MAX fork



Nitto Jaguar Pro AA stem



Nitto B123A handlebar
04-10-23, 02:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,243
Posted By SurferRosa

Operationally, for the ride home from the pub,...

Operationally, for the ride home from the pub, you might think about lots of reflective tape, training wheels, coaster brake, and one of those tall orange flags, all depending on your average bar...
Replies: 22
Views: 2,117
Posted By Mr. 66

Just small words of caution, the brake pad...

Just small words of caution, the brake pad holders should be open toward the back. It is possible that braking could push the pad out of the holder when facing forwards.
04-04-23, 06:25 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 27,976
Posted By imabeliever1

My Jamis Sonik I found NOS here locally a couple...

My Jamis Sonik I found NOS here locally a couple years ago. Added brakes cause there is a need for brakes here in Kentucky. :)...
Replies: 27
Views: 2,698
Posted By jbz255

I'm sure that factored into the price tag as...

I'm sure that factored into the price tag as well; when I got that quote a few weeks ago, they said that they were currently booking work for December. I honestly had no clue what kind of cost was...
04-03-23, 03:56 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 27,976
Posted By JohnDThompson

It's been a long winter, and I let myself get...

It's been a long winter, and I let myself get really out of shape, so my project while waiting for spring to arrive was changing the drivetrain to get lower gears, and swapping the clincher wheel set...
Replies: 31
Views: 3,785
Posted By wrk101

Back in the day, catalogs were sent out to...

Back in the day, catalogs were sent out to printers months before actual bike production. So changes were made afterwards. I never consider catalogs as the final statement on what was made.
03-31-23, 11:57 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 27,976
Posted By bro

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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- Njs Bridgestone
- Easton monkey bars, ~60cm
- Yoshida grips
-...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,244
Posted By bikemig

This is a lower end Bridgestone but the Grant...

This is a lower end Bridgestone but the Grant Peterson era B'stones are all nice bikes and command a premium in the marketplace. That said, the market for vintage MTBs and hybrids which took off...
Replies: 31
Views: 3,785
Posted By Chombi1

Columbus SL,....... Chrome at fork and both rear...

Columbus SL,....... Chrome at fork and both rear stays,
It's a pretty good one, IYAM.....:thumb:
The only thing missing on the Bianchi fan checklist is the Celeste color.
But it doesn't hurt to be...
Replies: 37
Views: 2,605
Posted By bikemig

This is not crazy money for this bike. Yes it is...

This is not crazy money for this bike. Yes it is quite high if there were the men's model of this bike. But high end, larger mixtes are rare. If you want it, this price is acceptable.
Replies: 37
Views: 2,605
Posted By HelpSingularity

That seems like it is a largish mixte frame. ...

That seems like it is a largish mixte frame.
IME that is somewhat rare.
Paint looks nice.
I've been looking for a largish mixte on the left coast.
Not much luck.
I would jump on it for 3 large...
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By es1bkacsur

Thanks for the info, now it makes sense how 3...

Thanks for the info, now it makes sense how 3 different manufacturers labels are on the same bike. Here's a pic of the hub, from your info hub made in Aug. 1967 so bike probably is 1967 or 1968...
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By Hondo6

I'd certainly look it over very carefully before...

I'd certainly look it over very carefully before buying it.

And at that price, I'd also get the S/N and run it by the local police (and other online sources) to see if it's been reported stolen,...
03-24-23, 10:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 38,864
Posted By veganbikes

Hey, just keep in mind the last time someone...

Hey, just keep in mind the last time someone posted in this thread was 7/5/2012. Most of the folks involved with the thread have moved on and SRAM has long discontinued the Omnium. You might want to...
03-23-23, 09:41 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 27,976
Posted By 356geoff

Feather r ...

Feather r
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03-21-23, 08:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,275
Posted By shelbyfv

You might research soaking it in a tub of oxalic...

You might research soaking it in a tub of oxalic acid solution, kill any rust. Also, if you powder coat they can media blast and save lots of sanding.
03-21-23, 11:28 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 27,976
Posted By EJM73

Viner Special

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03-21-23, 11:06 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 27,976
Posted By IAmSam

After I posted that old flatbar weight-weenie pic...

After I posted that old flatbar weight-weenie pic of my bike a few weeks ago, that I've been riding with drops ever since - I got a yearning to give an old school fixie-foo narrow riser that I've...
03-15-23, 11:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,680
Posted By P.L.Jensen

Taking things back another level of simplicity,...

Taking things back another level of simplicity, the drop bars are gone, upright bars are on…
...
03-14-23, 09:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,886
Posted By TejanoTrackie

The standover metric is more of a legal safety...

The standover metric is more of a legal safety issue than a good criterion for fit. I'm short and do not have any clearance above the top tube when standing over most of my bikes, especially track...
Replies: 27
Views: 1,398
Posted By Sedgemop

$150 does seem like a fair price after I have...

$150 does seem like a fair price after I have "the talk" with seller.
03-13-23, 10:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,886
Posted By Bianchi pc

Yeah I agree, top tube length - and slack vs...

Yeah I agree, top tube length - and slack vs steep angles change a lot of things about how a bike rides and feels so it's pretty hard to say what will fit you and be your perfect forever bike geo...
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