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12-03-23, 08:31 AM
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Posted By Kabuki12

^^ Right at home ! Except for the snow.

^^ Right at home ! Except for the snow.
11-26-23, 05:48 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,868
Posted By obrentharris

I always enjoy the new additions to this thread. ...

I always enjoy the new additions to this thread. The toe clips and the big chainring with holes drilled in the teeth certainly caught my eye on this latest one.
Brent
11-26-23, 04:24 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,868
Posted By georges1

very coool and interesting stuff:thumb:thanks for...

very coool and interesting stuff:thumb:thanks for sharing
08-25-23, 07:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,409
Posted By Doug Fattic

No, Ishiwata 019 has a wall thickness in the main...

No, Ishiwata 019 has a wall thickness in the main tubes of .8/.5/.8 - which is light but not crazy light. My bet is that it is made out of 017 (.7/.4./.7). My personal frame I made out of 747...
08-24-23, 12:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,409
Posted By SkinGriz

I hope itís a rider and you enjoy it. It...

I hope itís a rider and you enjoy it.

It would be really cool if the paint and decals/stencil/airbrush were redone as factory. Might be fun to answer questions from other cyclists.
08-23-23, 05:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,409
Posted By obrentharris

Great to see your latest addition to your Soviet...

Great to see your latest addition to your Soviet bike fleet!
I will enjoy seeing how you build this one.
Brent
08-23-23, 03:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,409
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Interesting stuff, thanks for posting as well as...

Interesting stuff, thanks for posting as well as pointing out the features. Im a bit of a Slavophile, having studied Russian in college, as well as a bit of Estonia’s cousin language, Finnish. I did...
06-07-23, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By rustystrings61

I think those are Bocama Model 18 lugs with Type...

I think those are Bocama Model 18 lugs with Type II sockets (https://2velo.com/bocama-lugs-bcm-catalog/08-11/), and what I bet is a Gargatte bottom bracket shell. The swaged-over seat stay tops make...
01-04-23, 10:26 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 18,021
Posted By geomiko

2023 Post your Single Speed and Fixed Gear Thread

Happy New Year to all of you.

Here is my current project. I've caught the NJS bug.

What are you working on?
...
10-12-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,868
Posted By jdawginsc

Absolutely. There is a charm to the Xb3 stuff...

Absolutely. There is a charm to the Xb3 stuff even though most is a copy of something French or Italian.

The rear derailleur has an industrial machining that is actually pretty elegant.
10-12-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,868
Posted By xiaoman1

I know it has been said many times...

I know it has been said many times before.....But one persons junk is another's jewelry. :p
Best, Ben
10-12-22, 05:53 PM
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Views: 16,868
Posted By Doug Fattic

I visited the XB3 company in Kharkov (now Kharkiv...

I visited the XB3 company in Kharkov (now Kharkiv - Ukrainian spelling) in June of 2000. The purpose was to buy a number of bicycles for pastors. The company had shown their line of bicycles at an...
10-12-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,868
Posted By AdventureManCO

Shucks...I will have to appreciate from afar. ...

Shucks...I will have to appreciate from afar. All the more reason I'm grateful for your postings!

Very interesting on the historical information. I wonder if any of these frames made their way...
10-12-22, 03:24 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,868
Posted By jdawginsc

I wish someone had a frame closer by. Have hubs,...

I wish someone had a frame closer by. Have hubs, stem, derailleurs, shifters...calipers.
10-11-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,868
Posted By AdventureManCO

Wow, this is fascinating. I've read a few books...

Wow, this is fascinating. I've read a few books on Russian history, so objects like these are of interest to me. Thank you for sharing them with us!

BTW how much does it cost to ship a frame...
10-11-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,868
Posted By tiger1964

The components on that Kharkiv are so cool....

The components on that Kharkiv are so cool. Blatant copies, but who cares! :thumb:
10-11-22, 01:55 PM
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Views: 16,868
Posted By KonAaron Snake

What a cool thread...thanks to poster! I had a...

What a cool thread...thanks to poster! I had a bit of a fixation on russian/soviet history, so I really enjoyed this. Much cooler than my soviet jerseys and watches.
10-09-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 26,904
Posted By geomiko

Recently did a full rebuild on my 1980s Serotta...

Recently did a full rebuild on my 1980s Serotta Club Special:



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03-10-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 26,904
Posted By TejanoTrackie

My track racing bike for thirty years: ...

My track racing bike for thirty years:

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1976 Schwinn Paramount P14...
03-08-22, 08:32 AM
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Views: 58,337
Posted By Pogliaghi

Early 1960s Bertin C38 track bike. ...

Early 1960s Bertin C38 track bike.
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11-15-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 102,851
Posted By cyrano138

Love this...

Love this...
10-18-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 102,851
Posted By Senrab62

British gentleman

Trying to get some miles in before weather turns. Love this bike. Need a period correct-ish water bottle cage, and maybe a saddle bag or handlebar bag? Period correct wheelset should be done...
10-08-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 102,851
Posted By Senrab62

Prepping this bike for sale, took it for a quick,...

Prepping this bike for sale, took it for a quick, goodbye spin. Great bike, just no practical use. Skidding makes me nervous, and not smart on tubulars LOL. Practice in scrubbing speed before...
10-01-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 102,851
Posted By ethet

Purple People Eater ó 2009 Umezawa Keirin

In an attempt to judge the worthiness of utilizing a Japanese shopping service as a mechanism for obtaining inexpensive keirin frames, I went about finding a cheap, beat-up, yet still functional...
09-29-21, 09:59 AM
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Posted By DQRider

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^...

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Great composition, it has a timeless quality. Very nice indeed! :cheers:
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09-27-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yes, the Soviet taper is a wild card in this. I...

Yes, the Soviet taper is a wild card in this. I think maybe you chose wisely, erring a little on the short side for your new spindle. Keep an eye out here as French thread cups come up in the sales...
09-27-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By canopus

I would say find a 110 ISO old phil bottom...

I would say find a 110 ISO old phil bottom bracket then order some French cups for it.
You could use the VO JIS BB and just use it on the Campy arms. Its been done in the past without issue... You...
09-27-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By SJX426

Soviet quality? Sorry, Can't help. There are...

Soviet quality? Sorry, Can't help. There are Campagnolo Track spindles on the bay. You would need cups to go with them and I don't recall if they are thin or thick.
09-18-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 102,851
Posted By tombc

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_3790_67fe6c0865d1b6796e01e096c24faa21694e8166.jpeg
matching ish front wheel coming eventually. also has suntour pedals now
09-12-21, 08:10 PM
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Views: 102,851
Posted By acoustophile

Threw some flats on. ...

Threw some flats on.
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09-09-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 102,851
Posted By abshipp

Not much has changed except for the handlebars, I...

Not much has changed except for the handlebars, I just really like this picture:

...
09-03-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 102,851
Posted By cyrano138

This is one of the most perfect bikes I've ever...

This is one of the most perfect bikes I've ever seen.
09-03-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 102,851
Posted By acoustophile

I have such a b0ner for soviet era track bikes.

I have such a b0ner for soviet era track bikes.
07-10-21, 03:01 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 102,851
Posted By SteelyMan

Nice colors. Im a sucker for that sort of green...

Nice colors. Im a sucker for that sort of green and the red tape pairs well.
...
06-29-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,868
Posted By 3speedslow

I think the paint job is great! Double approval...

I think the paint job is great! Double approval on the GT-ish triple triangle frame build. Always cool!
06-16-21, 03:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By bikingshearer

Is this/he one of ours? (1963 Cinelli content)

I just stumbled onto this article (https://pezcyclingnews.com/readersrigs/readers-rigs-paul-cinelli-1963-supercorsa/) in Pez Cycling. It's about a beautifully restored 1963 Cinelli SC, pictured...
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Posted By juvela

----- thank you for the update the...

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thank you for the update

the marking found on brake is the French equivalent of "patent" or "patented"

Alcyon is a reasonably well known and respected marque within France

by 1924...
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Views: 924
Posted By juvela

----- a nineteen fifties era example - ...

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a nineteen fifties era example -

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Replies: 5
Views: 924
Posted By juvela

----- :thumb: yes indeed, there have...

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:thumb:

yes indeed, there have been three or four Windsor marques through the decades

IIRC there was also one active in Nippon at one epoch

seems clear this is the french one
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Views: 924
Posted By WGB

I believe that the shown head badge is an earlier...

I believe that the shown head badge is an earlier version that Windsor used. Perhaps there were several incarnations of the badges. I'd only ever seen Windsors with stickers, presumably a modern...
06-14-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,222
Posted By Andy Antipas

Doug Fattic Build

As mentioned previously, I have gotten to know Doug Fattic. Doug's daughter, son-in-law, and grand daughter live in Durango, CO. It is a small world! Last fall Doug let me try one of his older frames...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-22-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,639
Posted By unterhausen

Columbus is famous for their typos on decals that...

Columbus is famous for their typos on decals that are going on thousands of bikes
Forum: Framebuilders
05-22-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,639
Posted By duanedr

[QUOTE=geeteeiii;22068704]Hello Why does this...

[QUOTE=geeteeiii;22068704]Hello
Why does this decal say 'THERMACRDM"
...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-21-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,639
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

The couple of top tube replacements I've done...

The couple of top tube replacements I've done have had the head and seat tubed ground away. So the TT miters were not too critical. The DT replacement I did included most of the TT and DT with a...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-21-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,639
Posted By unterhausen

I would try not to destroy the head lug. You can...

I would try not to destroy the head lug. You can definitely bend things a little without permanent deformation. Shove the downtube into the bb shell first, then put it into the head tube lug. ...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-21-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,639
Posted By Nessism

I personally don't know how to get the down tube...

I personally don't know how to get the down tube inserted with the head tube lug installed. I also don't know how to check miter accuracy that way because you won't be able to visually see the fit....
Forum: Framebuilders
05-21-21, 04:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,639
Posted By Trakhak

Top tube is bent behind the head tube lug,...

Top tube is bent behind the head tube lug, clearly. As suggested above, replacing the top tube, downtube, and head tube would be sensible. Also, consider a fork drilled for a brake to avoid a...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-20-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,639
Posted By Nessism

I did a down tube replacement a few years ago and...

I did a down tube replacement a few years ago and it went well. Started by chopping off the tube just above the bottom bracket and below head tube lug. Then took a carbide burr and ground out the...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-20-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,639
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

All good advise given. One thing i will add is...

All good advise given. One thing i will add is that the top tube will most certainly have been stressed. The DT can't get bent without the TT seeing some insult. This speaks to the after repair...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-20-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,639
Posted By unterhausen

There is a good chance that frame was built with...

There is a good chance that frame was built with pins, so check for that
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