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08-03-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By cb400bill

Follow this link....

Follow this link. https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1229514-what-constitutes-classic-vintage-bicycle.html

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08-03-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By tiger1964

:thumb::thumb:​​​​​​​:thumb:​​​​​​​ Perfect.

:thumb::thumb:​​​​​​​:thumb:​​​​​​​

Perfect.
08-03-21, 03:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 302
Posted By repechage

A Hal 9000 could give you an estimate of...

A Hal 9000 could give you an estimate of revolutions to failure, unless it interfered with the mission. Replace, another or go Record.
08-01-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,856
Posted By tiger1964

All these years, never ridden on, or worked on, a...

All these years, never ridden on, or worked on, a bike with rod brakes. Need to try one out some day.



Neat name. Needs a Commer Cob to haul it around in.
08-01-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 569
Posted By johnnyace

I am very pleasantly surprised with this bike....

I am very pleasantly surprised with this bike. The work that was done to it points to a previous owner that really loved it and had a clear idea of what to do to make it better for their needs. It...
07-31-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By Shrevvy

I've posted this pic before, but here is my REK....

I've posted this pic before, but here is my REK. The other seat stay is fine.

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07-31-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By merziac

Looks like a heavy hand with the file and a blind...

Looks like a heavy hand with the file and a blind eye at inspection to me. ;)
07-31-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 569
Posted By johnnyace

Well I bought the bike that the Super Record was...

Well I bought the bike that the Super Record was attached to (Motobecane Grand Record). Not terribly expensive. Definitely a dog's dinner of parts, but I like it. TA triple crankset, Nitto stem,...
07-30-21, 05:53 PM
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Posted By clubman

What I'm suggesting is that if the OP wanted to...

What I'm suggesting is that if the OP wanted to delve into a 3 speed as a project, that one is ripe. Sure, we've all found flocks of $25 Sports that are clapped out but a 50's model with quality...
07-30-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By verktyg

TA BB Dimensions

Brent,

The info on St. Sheldon's website is WRONG! It appears to be an uncorrected typo.

Copy of the web page. My comments in red...
...
07-30-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 24,829
Views: 3,068,652
Posted By clubman

It could very well be a 55. White mudguards were...

It could very well be a 55. White mudguards were found on many models around that time. The trigger and the rear hub will help zero in on it. IMO, that's in sweet condition and worth the asking,...
07-30-21, 12:57 AM
Replies: 24,829
Views: 3,068,652
Posted By oldspokes

When I look at that bike I see what appears to be...

When I look at that bike I see what appears to be a plastic jockey wheel, which if original puts it after 1962.
I agree, the Snowflake crankset is usually older, but the three point style was also...
07-29-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By obrentharris

Evolution of a Specialites TA Part Number? BB Spindle 344

I have 3 TA spindles, all marked "344," all different lengths.

The bottom one in the photo is the oldest, having its number stamped into one of the drive side flats. Its overall length measures,...
07-28-21, 02:06 PM
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Views: 3,068,652
Posted By clubman

Don't we all? ;)

Don't we all? ;)
07-28-21, 02:04 PM
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Views: 3,068,652
Posted By 52telecaster

I was thinking 23. I'll find out tomorrow. Always...

I was thinking 23. I'll find out tomorrow. Always wanted a 3 speed sports that wasn't too small.
07-28-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By robertj298

Yellow

This field has over 100 acres of sunflowers
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07-25-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By markk900

Out for a ride in the heat

Needed to go for a ride so pulled the Trek 600 IGH conversion out of the shed and went for one. Iíd built this bike as a result of reading an article way back in the 70s in Bicycling! that said a...
07-25-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,133
Posted By hazetguy

oldlugs, please post the pics of these bikes, the...

oldlugs, please post the pics of these bikes, the pics you used for your listings. i'd love to see these low end bikes that you got top dollar for.
07-24-21, 11:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,133
Posted By canklecat

That's probably due to the power of brand name...

That's probably due to the power of brand name recognition. Sears and Huffy are familiar names to folks who aren't really into cycling. I doubt any non-cyclists would connect Panasonic with cycling,...
07-24-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By Pcampeau

A few additional pics. ...

A few additional pics.
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Both wheels are in...
07-24-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By JacobLee

Itís a bike tool now, albeit an ugly one! ...

Itís a bike tool now, albeit an ugly one!

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07-24-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By Pcampeau

Also included were these chromed front and rear...

Also included were these chromed front and rear racks. Iím not sure if theyíre original to the bike but I may put them back on, I love how they look!...
07-24-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By Pcampeau

A new addition to my Made In England fleet. 1960/61 Raleigh Lenton Grand Prix

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07-23-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Duragrouch

FREE Hercules 3 speed made in England, Davenport Florida

Location: Davenport Florida (southwest of Orlando)

Deadline for pickup: Evening of Tuesday 27 July 2021

FREE Hercules 3-speed made in England, step-thru/ladies model frame, lugged steel,...
07-23-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By fliplap

Day 4 Central City to Boulder via Nederland...

Day 4 Central City to Boulder via Nederland (45mi, 2200ft)

I prefer a mild flavor to the final day of a tour. I enjoy taking my time, drinking camp coffee, taking a long lunch, really savoring the...
07-23-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 569
Posted By SurferRosa

It is. And the chain is substantially too long...

It is. And the chain is substantially too long for the chosen gear. Bizarre someone would use that cage with that narrow cluster. I mean, what's the point of doing that? Also looks a little silly...
07-23-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By Eric F

Project: 2001 Colnago VIP

After I stopped racing in 2004, I sold off a lot of my bikes and gear, including the Colnago VIP aluminum frame that had been one of my race bikes. That frame took me to a few nice wins, including a...
07-23-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 569
Posted By juvela

----- it was a trend for quite a number of...

-----

it was a trend for quite a number of years to create touring rear gear mechs by fitting a long cage to a racing derailleur

there are a number of iterations

the earliest i know of are...
07-22-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,741
Posted By Beurt

First real trip on the tandem - Loire Valley

Our plan when we bought the bike was to use it on short trips once it would be mechanically sound and I'm glad to say we did it!
One week ago 3 sunny days and 160km total in the Loire Valley...
07-22-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 24,829
Views: 3,068,652
Posted By clubman

That may be the one part you can't keep, as noted...

That may be the one part you can't keep, as noted above.
07-21-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 636
Posted By 2cam16

TTIWW the OP's bike pic.

TTIWW the OP's bike pic.
07-21-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 440
Posted By T-Mar

I've always operated on the premise that if the...

I've always operated on the premise that if the accessories (i.e. racks, lighting systems, fenders, etc.) were factory installed, then they are included in the claimed weight. There may be some...
07-21-21, 05:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,094
Posted By P!N20

I thought it was just for the tubeset, eg; before...

I thought it was just for the tubeset, eg; before they are cut to size.
07-20-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 404
Posted By Wildwood

Newbaum’s cloth tape is just a tad longer, so I...

Newbaum’s cloth tape is just a tad longer, so I use that. Sorry cannot help on perceived change to Velox. [edit: as I remember, a tad is about 3", in this case]...
07-20-21, 02:07 PM
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Posted By JohnDThompson

I just found a piece of steel (wrench handle, as...

I just found a piece of steel (wrench handle, as it turned out) that would fit between the slots of the driver, clamped it in a vise, put the driver on it, and used a chain whip and cheater bar (the...
07-20-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 557
Posted By ThermionicScott

If anyone you love will be riding this bike,...

If anyone you love will be riding this bike, consider using an aluminum rim on the front. It can be polished to look sort of like chrome and they'll have a chance of stopping if it rains. The rear...
07-19-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By uprightbent

Replies appreciated

Thanks as always for the great advice everyone has suggested. I think the answer for me is gonna be Berthoud's flattened stays. Now installation is gonna be a whole other thing........
07-19-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By top506

Gifted with a mystery Motobecane

Was chatting with a customer on the job as he admired my Alan/Gurt on display when he said he had an old bike of his in the attic and did I want it. I said sure, thinking of a bike boom pug, Raleigh,...
07-19-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 557
Posted By nlerner

Particularly in EA1/597mm size.

Particularly in EA1/597mm size.
07-19-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 24,829
Views: 3,068,652
Posted By nlerner

It'll be much easier to replace that threaded...

It'll be much easier to replace that threaded driver with one that takes the 3-splined cogs than to find a threaded cog bigger than 18 teeth:
...
07-18-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,241
Posted By devinfan

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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1962 World Ace, top of the Alps line...
07-18-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,168
Posted By 75lechamp

Bottom Bracket

Installed the bottom bracket today....


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07-17-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 24,829
Views: 3,068,652
Posted By BFisher

Thanks, Kurt. It really is amazing that this...

Thanks, Kurt. It really is amazing that this thing is 70. With today's thunderstorms I didn't get a chance to ride, so I'll take the trigger note into consideration when I take it for a spin.
07-17-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 24,829
Views: 3,068,652
Posted By BFisher

A few pics of the '51 I've been cleaning up. The...

A few pics of the '51 I've been cleaning up. The tires arrived today, so I was able to get it all back together. ...
07-17-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,185
Posted By blairfredrick

I think that is an urban myth about olive oil...

I think that is an urban myth about olive oil going rancid in leather.
Many many people use it and have used it for years.[/QUOTE]

Not a myth - I had a woodworking project about 10 years ago and...
07-15-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 515
Posted By jetboy

combo bingo: Univega Alpina Pro, (not sure exact...

combo bingo: Univega Alpina Pro, (not sure exact year myself) and a bmw 2002 hood ~1975

I thought it was a pretty distinctive stay with the decal and the spare spoke holder and under stay...
07-14-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,319
Posted By RustyJames

🤣🤣

🤣🤣
07-14-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 319
Posted By RustyJames

You are spot on regarding the chain in situ. I...

You are spot on regarding the chain in situ. I measured the thickness of the chainring and itís identical to my Raleigh 3 speed - 1/8Ē. Since the bikeís days of being a workhorse are over 1/8 chain...
07-14-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 319
Posted By clubman

Trade and delivery bikes used 1/2" X 3/16 chains....

Trade and delivery bikes used 1/2" X 3/16 chains. Measure the outside of the plates. They are still available outside of the bike industry.
07-14-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,319
Posted By canklecat

I prefer bikes from a country with people. ...

I prefer bikes from a country with people.

Tired of these dang reptilians. How do their bicycles even work?
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