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Posted By alcjphil

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This one came to me as a flat bar conversion. I only had to install a set of...
03-20-23, 02:51 PM
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Posted By Big Block

This vendor ...

This vendor (https://oldnewbikes.com/en/sillines/131-black-leather-saddle-sl-09-by-gyes.html)declares "leather from the USA"
I am from Australia, yet the leather I use for tensioned leather saddles...
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Posted By TugaDude

There are a number of helpful threads on the...

There are a number of helpful threads on the Classic & Vintage part of the forums regarding repainting.

Also, the oxalic acid isn't applied to the exterior only, the entire frame and fork should...
03-10-23, 05:48 PM
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Posted By reissue59

Marinoni is in my backyard, i go there 4-5 times...

Marinoni is in my backyard, i go there 4-5 times a year for frame adjust and paint, great guy.
i ride colnagos, pinarellos and other italians.
Noni is a special bike, on par or better than my...
03-06-23, 07:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,341
Posted By SurferRosa

They're sort of interesting ... in a hideous and...

They're sort of interesting ... in a hideous and alien sort of way.
01-18-23, 09:20 PM
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Posted By Duke7777

Proctor repaint

Cyclomondo has Proctor decals listed on their site: https://www.cyclomondo.net/canada

If you are in Vancouver, I know someone that does nice powder coating.

I had a nice Proctor a few years...
12-27-22, 04:04 PM
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Posted By 1oldtrackie

CONTINUED ..... 1940's CCM "Flyer" Track ...

CONTINUED .....


1940's CCM "Flyer" Track
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10-14-22, 12:23 PM
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Posted By Charles Wahl

Well, I think that from a vintage point of view...

Well, I think that from a vintage point of view (friction) it's just about impossible to beat the Suntour Cyclone, 1st generation -- either the short or long cage version.
I'm no indexing expert,...
10-12-22, 12:46 PM
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Posted By satbuilder

Always lusted after one of the silver/gray Fuji...

Always lusted after one of the silver/gray Fuji Professionals of the late '70's. They looked beautiful....
10-11-22, 09:23 AM
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Posted By randyjawa

nlerner... I, of all people, do not think...

nlerner...

I, of all people, do not think that auction asking value is equal to actual paid value. But I have learned, over the years, that sometimes item values are greater than what I would...
08-22-22, 05:12 PM
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Posted By gugie

Where you shopping? Whole Paycheck?

Where you shopping? Whole Paycheck?
08-21-22, 11:13 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

I'd take the '72 because I already had an '83. I...

I'd take the '72 because I already had an '83. I had a bike with Campy 50th at the same time, too, so perhaps that counts. Anyway, I'd want to see if the '72 weighed in less and felt sprightlier than...
08-12-22, 02:33 AM
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Posted By merziac

Here's my meager contribution, Very nice NOS...

Here's my meager contribution,

Very nice NOS factory drillium "Mighty" Sugino Super Mighty Competition, every bit as beautiful, tough and strong as any other. ;)

...
08-09-22, 09:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,085
Posted By P!N20

No! Don't take it off-line! This is fascinating!...

No! Don't take it off-line! This is fascinating! :popcorn
08-08-22, 11:07 AM
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Posted By KonAaron Snake

I’ll post some photos of mine as well, including...

I’ll post some photos of mine as well, including the integrated bars/stem.



...
08-05-22, 04:28 PM
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Posted By Ross200

Forgive me for I have sinned-I covet my...

Forgive me for I have sinned-I covet my neighbor's Ryffranck. I know it fits but I dare not ride it. If it goes missing, the police will come to my bike room first.

A passionate and skilled...
08-05-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By steelbikeguy

for what it's worth.. an article from the...

for what it's worth.. an article from the October 1997 issue of Bicyclist magazine.....

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...
08-02-22, 06:59 PM
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Posted By Atlas Shrugged

In the late 60ís Schwinn was selling...

In the late 60ís Schwinn was selling approximately 1,000,000 bicycles a year so we arenít talking about hours per frame more like minutes.
07-31-22, 05:41 PM
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Posted By Cynikal

For fillets, I've always been partial to our...

For fillets, I've always been partial to our local builder Steve Rex.

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07-02-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,260
Posted By poprad

This may become my favorite thread...

This may become my favorite thread everhttps://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_7909_1__b6d7a6ad9b84bcf80a57e8703506bb2c07643629.jpg
Put new shoes on the road bike last...
06-27-22, 03:31 PM
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Views: 2,640
Posted By oreo_fan

All of the above, and I would add a Trek TX 900.

All of the above, and I would add a Trek TX 900.
06-27-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,640
Posted By Aardwolf

Holdsworth Professional in team colours ? ...

Holdsworth Professional in team colours ?


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Image from...
06-26-22, 06:12 AM
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Posted By ehcoplex

Without any graphics on it (and it having been...

Without any graphics on it (and it having been repainted), it took some sleuthing to zero in on the frame being a '79 Holdsworth Professional. It seems little details changed from year-to-year....
06-22-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,098
Posted By repechage

In my view, '78 to '80 were kind of the dark days...

In my view, '78 to '80 were kind of the dark days for Colnago.
by 1983, they hit the stride again, for a while it was move it, move it, move it.
06-09-22, 08:05 AM
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Posted By DMC707

26 years old is too new?

26 years old is too new?
06-02-22, 09:30 AM
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Posted By gthomson

Ontario Vintage Bike Show is back!

Calling all Ontarions (or those willing to travel) the former Brantford Vintage Bike Festival is finally back after a long hiatus due to COVID. It's moved to another location but not far from the...
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Posted By T-Mar

Still, in to-day's world of rising gas prices. a...

Still, in to-day's world of rising gas prices. a bicycle of this level, in clean, ready to ride condition, is worth at least a C-note in an average market.
05-21-22, 10:06 AM
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Posted By konakai

oh Canada ,gachon track bike

picked up this gachon racer, mocked up with a few parts I had laying around. anyone have a gachon in racing form, any pics...
05-19-22, 04:47 AM
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Posted By Rocket-Sauce

James May talks Bikes

https://youtu.be/lsuvEENrK44
05-19-22, 04:43 AM
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Views: 555
Posted By reissue59

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05-18-22, 05:30 PM
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Views: 912
Posted By jonny7

These bars also often came with Specialized Allez...

These bars also often came with Specialized Allez circa 1993-4. I've seen them at least twice and used them myself on a recent build. I think they are esthetically nice and give a unique touch to the...
05-18-22, 03:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 555
Posted By reissue59

LIMONGI, could not not buy it

You know how it goes, dont't need another bike, wife will kill me...
got this off marketplace locally. Fits me decent shape, 300$ CAN
sellers pics, needs overhaul
...
03-22-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,097
Posted By prairiepedaler

I'm more interested in reading the comments in...

I'm more interested in reading the comments in the thread given in the Twitter link where I'd found The Sun headline link. There are some who say they love them. I don't live in Toronto but there was...
03-20-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 737
Posted By PilotFishBob

Springtime for Hetchins

Yes, recently re-watched "The Producers". Finally finished up a project I'd alluded to in other threads without specifics, a 1950 Hetchins - either a SuperSport or a Nulli Secundus. Based what I've...
03-04-22, 07:54 PM
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Posted By 356geoff

1939 Alvin Drysdale

Original paint Red Devil I got from the original owners grandson ...
02-13-22, 09:15 AM
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Posted By Classtime

A C&V bike gets double takes on the popular...

A C&V bike gets double takes on the popular routes. All it takes is a corn cob cluster and non integrated levers. Pretty soon -- anything with rim brakes.
02-12-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,406
Posted By Alleytom

n+1, did I do OK?

Found this at a thrift store, I don't know much about Andy Gilmour, but the bike is light and has a mix of Campy & Suntour so I thought it worth the $150 asking price... Did I do OK? Either way...
02-11-22, 06:42 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 101,843
Posted By CFDJ

My Contribution is still a mystery to me and kind...

My Contribution is still a mystery to me and kind of an enigma! Since going through this thread I am seeing bikes that seem more like mine than any motobecane or peugeot catalogue I've seen. Look so...
01-20-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,418
Posted By Dolanarc1

I saw this thread and just had to contribute ...

I saw this thread and just had to contribute
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12-10-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 24,241
Posted By gthomson

Cams warehouse is like Valhalla of C&V vikings...

Cams warehouse is like Valhalla of C&V vikings and when I die, I hope I go there! ha ha He's been mentioning that he will be clearing out a bunch of bikes to make some room so keep your eye out. His...
11-24-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,163
Posted By jamesdak

Similar desire for years with wanting a path...

Similar desire for years with wanting a path race, rod brakes and all.

Finally cheated and broke down over the winter and ordered a brand new Pashley Guv'nor. It's such a cool riding bike I...
11-09-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 19,366
Posted By iab

https://live.staticflickr.com/7276/7787757058_3c1e...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7276/7787757058_3c1eb65d9d_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/cSbhRq)106100-002-026f (https://flic.kr/p/cSbhRq) by iabisdb (https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/), on Flickr...
11-05-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,558
Posted By majmt

I picked up this humble Vent Noir earlier this...

I picked up this humble Vent Noir earlier this year and adapted it a bit for my first Cino ride. I’ve posted pics of it before. It worked out great for the ride and here it is, all salty from Cino....
11-01-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 27,709
Posted By DorkDisk

Another silver bike for Grey Bike Month, a 94...

Another silver bike for Grey Bike Month, a 94 Teesdale Kona Hot
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09-23-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 783
Posted By KCT1986

The V1 for road cranksets used 109.5 (double) and...

The V1 for road cranksets used 109.5 (double) and 118.5 (triple). The BB-5500 was only available in these length.

A 118 would be a V2 length.

Edit: Guess we're all in agreement on this. :thumb:
09-22-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,212
Posted By steelbikeguy

Very nice that Michael Barry is keeping the...

Very nice that Michael Barry is keeping the business running! His dad passed away a few(?) years ago, but they were at the 2016 Classic Rendezvous gathering. Got a shot of them riding together, as...
09-22-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,212
Posted By zimmy65

This is my first post. I've been lurking on this...

This is my first post. I've been lurking on this site for months, soaking up all the great information on here. I'm in the process of rebuilding a couple of vintage bikes (1984 Trek 720 and mid-80s...
09-21-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,800
Posted By obrentharris

I would suggest taking up your grudge with the OP...

I would suggest taking up your grudge with the OP privately and with the admins rather than baffling the rest of us with posts that we can't figure out.
Brent
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