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01-21-23, 06:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,154
Posted By nlerner

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01-13-23, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 553
Posted By Andy Antipas

1970 Cinelli SC N+1

The latest addition is an Iconic 1970 Cinelli Supercorsa. PO had the frame refinished 10 years ago, and as usual I go with a period build with Campy, Cinelli, Fiamme, Regina. I won't get to ride it...
01-12-23, 07:44 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 101,437
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Ten years and one month ago, I posted about my...

Ten years and one month ago, I posted about my '75 Voyageur II, above. I never liked the ride all that much, and eventually stripped the frame of everything except the headset.

I've hung onto the...
12-31-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By Murray Missile

I ALMOST made it.........

I almost made it without buying another bike this year but this popped up on FB........
...
12-18-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,502
Posted By iab

I have been in new product development for the...

I have been in new product development for the last 30+ years. Most of it is in medical devices, I have done a little consumer goods and on the side I design and fabricate furniture. While your...
12-17-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,125
Posted By 52telecaster

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This is the best I got right now. A full 50 bucks worth.
12-15-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,321
Posted By iab

I do. ...

I do.

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12-14-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 539
Posted By markwesti

Ms.westi got me into sailing . This is our boat...

Ms.westi got me into sailing . This is our boat of all most 30 years , A Westsail 28 , Patricia A .
Here we are at Catalina , Avalon , Ca ....
12-13-22, 11:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,685
Posted By SurferRosa

Sorta wanted to keep one of the lower level bikes...

Sorta wanted to keep one of the lower level bikes as a beater, but I never liked anything well enough that actually fit. The mid-level bikes were kind of too nice, and the lower level ones were just...
12-13-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,502
Posted By scarlson

I will attempt to provide my perspective, at the...

I will attempt to provide my perspective, at the risk of sounding silly, since it hasn't been said by anyone else. I'm honestly kind of surprised I have a novel perspective on this dogpile? Whatever,...
12-12-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 24,535
Posted By bear_a_bug

Just built up from a recent purchase from fender1...

Just built up from a recent purchase from fender1 on the sales subforum. One 15 miler yesterday on the International, and it's just lovely.

For now, running 700c wheelset (mix of DA and Campy rims...
12-02-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,055
Posted By cudak888

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12-02-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,055
Posted By ascherer

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11-23-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,454
Posted By iab

Hobbies/collecting are not all driven by...

Hobbies/collecting are not all driven by commerce. Please, tell me one person getting rich on vintage bikes.

I'm sure it's been said somewhere in this thread, vintage cycling is dying because its...
09-30-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,489
Posted By nlerner

Not sure I have favorites. I've bought, ridden,...

Not sure I have favorites. I've bought, ridden, and then sold pretty much everything on the OP's list. Guess I'm just fickle. But here's the 10 oldest bikes in my current fleet, all ready to ride:
...
09-06-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By Kilroy1988

A 1952 Claud Butler Olympic Sprint on the Road!

Hello all,

I shared this 1952 Claud Butler Olympic Sprint frameset out of excitement sometime after receiving it from a fellow enthusiast in England last year and it's been sitting quietly...
09-03-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By 75lechamp

Chartreuse 1974 Raleigh Super Tourer

Here is my latest project, brought home just today, a 1974 Raleigh Super Tourer (serial WS4001509, which dates to around the end of September 1974, if I am counting my fortnights correctly...:))....
08-30-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By -holiday76

‘68 Carlton Flyer Rides again

I picked this frame up about 13 or 14 years ago. I’ve ridden centuries on it, I’ve used it for commuting, I’ve done mini tours on it. When i moved back east from California in 2014 it sat neglected...
08-24-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,665
Posted By gugie

I'm running 70c x 35's on one of mine, and I'm...

I'm running 70c x 35's on one of mine, and I'm pretty sure there's room for 38's. Can't do it with fenders, however....
08-23-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 236
Posted By branko_76

Those of us with the ability should take some...

Those of us with the ability should take some form of oath when it comes to vintage and rare bikes such as yours.........

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hippocratic_Oath
08-17-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 835
Posted By markk900

Oh here they are together… ...

Oh here they are together…
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08-16-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,414
Posted By nlerner

Well, the Reynolds 531 tubing has a lot to do...

Well, the Reynolds 531 tubing has a lot to do with it, I’d say. Here’s my commuter Grand Sports. I’m running a modern Sturmey Archer 3-speed hub and turned the large chainring into a bash guard.
...
04-08-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,016
Posted By SurferRosa

You're attached to earthly goods which leads to...

You're attached to earthly goods which leads to your suffering.
12-27-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,258
Posted By gaucho777

Last Known Sighting: Larkspur Station - Monday @...

Last Known Sighting: Larkspur Station - Monday @ 10:45am

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That's Mark (gugie), Dave (davester), and Alex from L to R. Not shown...
12-22-21, 10:51 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,121
Posted By obrentharris

I would have a difficult time convincing many of...

I would have a difficult time convincing many of my neighbors that my bike rides have a practical purpose, except perhaps my trips into town to pick up the mail and buy groceries. I suppose I could...
12-22-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,638
Posted By repechage

I always felt the Super Sport and the Sports...

I always felt the Super Sport and the Sports Tourer should have had the model names swapped.
12-21-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,013
Posted By Kilroy1988

1952 Claud Butler Olympic Sprint Take #1

Hello and a happy winter solstice to all!

Today a special package arrived from merry ol' England with a frame set I purchased not long ago - I had not expected it to be here before the new year so...
12-10-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By Gary12000

Latest add Raleigh Competition GS

Found this lovely bike and bought it ..

serial number is a WA then a zero.. question is there is an “S” stamped sideways on top of the numbers what is that about? I looked and searched and I can’t...
12-10-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,371
Posted By JackJohn

After a few months the Mercier restoration is...

After a few months the Mercier restoration is finally over.
I finally opted for a triple Stronglight 99 crank (found one with a drilled small chainring) to work with a Simplex SX410 rd, shifting is...
12-08-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 938
Posted By 52telecaster

New Carlton in the house

Raleigh international to be exact. This thing is rough but in the 22.5" size it will fit me with proper adjustment. I usually ride a 23 and can deal with this. It appears to be a 1971 and I did get...
12-06-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,877
Posted By Roger M

Progress hasn't changed much. A little more...

Progress hasn't changed much. A little more polishing, and assembly of the driveside crank.

Thomas had an assignment in his 8th grade Language arts class recently, 'interview an object'. I saw it...
12-02-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,844
Posted By obrentharris

Thanks to the gift of a Simplex Raidexport 32...

Thanks to the gift of a Simplex Raidexport 32 derailleur from tiger1964 the '57 Carlton now has a modern drivetrain. (Well, modern by 1963 standards.) Cranks and derailleurs are now all from the...
11-30-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,236
Posted By Bianchi84

5/7/5

Seen but not noticed
Cloaked to the unenlightened
Cinelli Spacer
11-28-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,913
Posted By 75lechamp

Build Complete!

Completed the build on this International - glued up the tubies and went for a ride!

...
11-24-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,734
Posted By randyjawa

This would blow my kilt up... ...

This would blow my kilt up...
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But, on pension payday (four days...
11-19-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 57,641
Posted By nlerner

Okay, this project has evolved a bit more, this...

Okay, this project has evolved a bit more, this time with a completely different frameset! Thanks to jimmuller, I now have a Gran Sport that's more my size and in the more unusual blue/white color...
11-14-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,913
Posted By 75lechamp

Updates

Making some progress on my build.....


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11-09-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 468,860
Posted By Schreck83

Well I finally took my 1976 Mark II out for a...

Well I finally took my 1976 Mark II out for a ride while the warm weather lasts and it felt like an old friend. The wheels are borrowed until I lace up the new rims to the Luxe Competition hubs. ...
11-03-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,092
Posted By silky

My stickers faded quite a bit in the OA bath. I...

My stickers faded quite a bit in the OA bath. I think I left it in a little too long.
...
10-25-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 14,837
Posted By ascherer

Adding the Falcon San Remo I recently acquired...

Adding the Falcon San Remo I recently acquired from vtchuck

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09-22-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 468,860
Posted By 87 Demo

first ride this morning, just got the frame last...

first ride this morning, just got the frame last week and built it up with parts i had on hand. Honestly, it's much more nicely finished and constructed than any of my other Raleighs, I was pretty...
09-02-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 32,903
Posted By Roger M

Since we got home, Thomas and I made a few...

Since we got home, Thomas and I made a few adjustments on his new bike. We swapped tires for some that matched, changed saddles, adjusted cable tensions, and removed one bottle cage.

I'm really...
06-15-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,598
Posted By nlerner

As gugie noted, I started in Boston: ...

As gugie noted, I started in Boston:

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I took the...
05-14-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,733
Posted By bikemig

1972 Schwinn Sports Tourer find

I've been trying to resist buying more bikes but I couldn't resist this pristine 1972 Schwinn Sports Tourer. It's a Dec. '72 bike by the serial number but fortunately it has the Schwinn branded...
05-08-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 468,860
Posted By BFisher

Well, as much fun as I had last season and even...

Well, as much fun as I had last season and even early this year with the three speed version of my Super Course, I thought it best to move the 27" IGH setup to my Humber and extend the range of this...
04-18-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By 75lechamp

1974 Raleigh Professional MkIV Covid Build

This is one of my grail bikes.... I once had a '72 Pro, which was excellent, but really too big a frame for me at 23 1/2" so I let it go. This one was acquired recently from a great guy who had it...
04-09-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,298
Posted By nlerner

Ribbed for someone’s pleasure.

Ribbed for someone’s pleasure.
04-07-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 24,535
Posted By BFisher

PilotFishBob, the darker tone looks really...

PilotFishBob, the darker tone looks really classy. Very handsome bike.
04-06-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 24,535
Posted By SotR23

1974 Raleigh International

Picked this gem up just before the world went to hell. She started her life as a campus bike in Michigan before making her way east to a yard sale in Connecticut. Wish I had been the one to find it...
01-24-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,163
Posted By orcas island

1973 Raleigh International

I picked this up yesterday; I believe it to be a ‘73 due to the Capella lugs. I haven’t had one with this type of lug before and that was probably the main reason I went after it.
The frame and...
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