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03-03-24, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By 52telecaster

When your town lacks rental bikes.

My girlfriend talks to lots of folks who travel to exchange ideas on how to do it cheaply and where the interesting places are. She ran into a woman online who is visiting Peoria IL and can't find a...
03-02-24, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By smurfy

'88 Schwinn Traveler 650B Build (Just Back From Paint Shop)

OK, here it is all completed.

I didn't ride it yet, have to get it tuned up and everything dialed in. Maybe redo the bar tape and tweak the fender line a little bit. ...
02-26-24, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,074,719
Posted By daywood

You can, but it is tight . . . ...

You can, but it is tight . . .

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02-23-24, 02:21 PM
Replies: 82,637
Views: 13,916,836
Posted By dchmiele1992

It may be original, but I havent seen that color...

It may be original, but I havent seen that color in any of the 80s Bianchi catalogs that I have looked at. I cannot really tell for sure what the color was originally. There is some evidence of white...
02-21-24, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By Bruce27

I still need to test ride but the dia compe's...

I still need to test ride but the dia compe's work. This looks like something I should have done when I was in my 60's. Now I'm going to be tempted to try 35's someday...sooner rather than later....
02-19-24, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,074,719
Posted By cjefferds

This one followed me home from the swap meet...

This one followed me home from the swap meet yesterday.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1980x2000/img_4141_1f4f224ce1c2d4b664fcf4acc9f6b44acb9b74e8.jpeg...
02-19-24, 03:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 564
Posted By twsindypa

BikeBoomPeugeot Website Update

Greetings,
I am now semi-retired giving me more time to work on my BikeBoomPeugeot website, which is actively being updated. I am not sure how many Peugeot brochures I have in the queue, but they...
02-19-24, 01:08 PM
Replies: 82,637
Views: 13,916,836
Posted By yellowbarber

[looks up from browsing the local classifieds on...

[looks up from browsing the local classifieds on leboncoin]
If Mafac RAID brakes flip your switch - I live in France and can facilitate ...they can be found for considerably less than $140usd here....
02-19-24, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By imabeliever1

'66 Schwinn Paramount retro mod

Just finished my Paramount. All modern components with the exception of the headset. Looking forward to some warm weather to get a decent ride in....
02-18-24, 12:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

You should be just fine with those old Dia Compe...

You should be just fine with those old Dia Compe levers, or either of the Shimano MT62 or MC70 near-twins as all allow the arms to be leaned out and pads angled down to make them hit square 4mm...
02-14-24, 10:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,219
Posted By jjhabbs

Pictures from our Vintage Bike Party! JVRBG

Hey guys,
Just sharing some shots from the party. A video is coming in about 9 days. We had about 35 people. Many brought bikes to show! Almost had a full house. So glad everyone came. Shared a...
02-12-24, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 386,888
Posted By cooperryder

Your right, it's definitely not a mtb. It's more...

Your right, it's definitely not a mtb. It's more of a sport touring frame from the 1975 to 1980 era.

I did post it on the Bridgestone thread.

Even though I originally started this thread for...
02-11-24, 01:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,116
Posted By jjhabbs

Great time~ Thanks for coming everyone. A video...

Great time~
Thanks for coming everyone. A video will come soon along with a few pics. I'll probably make a new thread for it

John haboush
02-07-24, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 386,888
Posted By cooperryder

Before paint stripping on the above Bridgestone. ...

Before paint stripping on the above Bridgestone.

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02-07-24, 05:56 AM
Replies: 82,637
Views: 13,916,836
Posted By JulesCW

Clean Trek 400 $60

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2589670044566638/

Trek 400 for $60 in Janesville, WI.
...
02-06-24, 08:23 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 46,368
Posted By retlaw53

Here's my '71 UO8 that I finished a couple of...

Here's my '71 UO8 that I finished a couple of weeks ago. It was by far the most frustrating bike to work on...until I just accepted the fact that French bikes follow their on path. I found another...
02-05-24, 11:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,553
Posted By cudak888

As with my '52 Sports...

As with my '52 Sports (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1210052-1-1-1952-say-hello-another-raleigh-sports-4.html), I've been dragging my feet with this one, but lucked into some donor parts...
02-05-24, 07:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 801
Posted By iab

1939~ Paglianti

Some of you may be familiar with this thread, https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1227180-i-bought-dropouts.html . And after swearing off ever restoring another bike, I am complete with this...
02-05-24, 11:14 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 46,368
Posted By El Chaba

These one behaves quite well on the road….even...

These one behaves quite well on the road….even with its “winter” heavy wheels…
...
02-04-24, 10:01 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,573
Posted By TenGrainBread

I stripped the bike today to prepare for shipping...

I stripped the bike today to prepare for shipping and figured I would clean most of the parts while I was at it.
Good news is everything cleaned up great and the bottom bracket shell was incredibly...
02-03-24, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,074,719
Posted By mrv

right on! The last day of the trek we finished...

right on!
The last day of the trek we finished in St. Louis.
K. C. to St. Louis.
...
02-02-24, 07:13 PM
Replies: 82,637
Views: 13,916,836
Posted By '02 nrs

$80. daly city,Calif

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1111157006752606...
01-28-24, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,478
Views: 501,341
Posted By S28546

Large Mercier Mixte

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Early 70s(?) Mercier Mixte

22.5”/57cm Mercier, one of my two Mixtes
01-25-24, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,074,719
Posted By Vitma

Kona Kula 1994

Got this 1994 Kona Kula (Kona's first aluminum MTB) with almost all original parts but beaten up for a great price. I had initially planned to restore it to its full original '90s appearance, but I...
01-24-24, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,074,719
Posted By MrGastrognome

Nishiki Bel Air

Just finished building up this '85 Nishiki Bel Air yesterday that I picked up back in December. Bought the frame on a whim because I liked the top and seat tube measurements along with a donor bike...
01-23-24, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3,779
Views: 1,112,121
Posted By S28546

Mercier Mixte

Started 2024 off on a good note, finally sending boxes of bike parts and accessories to the local co-op and selling an old slightly too big Trek frame. But the shed looked a bit bare, and I...
01-21-24, 03:40 PM
Replies: 27,849
Views: 4,455,233
Posted By browngw

I was asked by a couple to revive this pair of...

I was asked by a couple to revive this pair of 1971 (by SA hub date, serial numbers hard to decipher and partly missing) Raleigh Superbes for them. They traveled 50km to my home just to show them to...
01-20-24, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,074,719
Posted By Smokinapankake

Just finished building this ole pile: ...

Just finished building this ole pile:

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1998 Marin Hawk Hill
01-18-24, 11:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 960
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Fell into a frame

Sometimes you just fall into things. I was offered this Claud Butler frameset yesterday. Of course I said yes.

It's a repaint obviously, and was never assembled after it was painted. Decals are...
01-15-24, 10:04 AM
Replies: 82,637
Views: 13,916,836
Posted By SoCaled

RockHopper - $100 -Agoura Hills, CA ...

RockHopper - $100 -Agoura Hills, CA
https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/bik/d/agoura-hills-vintage-specialized-mtn/7707556956.html
Deore Deer Head
...
01-15-24, 09:58 AM
Replies: 82,637
Views: 13,916,836
Posted By '02 nrs

$100. Modesto, ca

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/233435449707685/...
01-12-24, 11:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,366
Posted By cudak888

"Wall hanger." (DIY fancy wall display)

Not long ago, I posted some pictures of a room that I renovated (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1268035-self-indulgent-i-made-man-cave-3-speeds-thread.html) to display some of the...
01-11-24, 12:09 PM
Replies: 15,392
Views: 4,026,669
Posted By bark_eater

Not too shabby for $20. The bolts are rattling...

Not too shabby for $20. The bolts are rattling around in the base. I'll loctite the pivot bolt when I put it back together.
...
01-11-24, 07:01 AM
Replies: 82,637
Views: 13,916,836
Posted By jamesdak

So you can turn it from this..... ...

So you can turn it from this.....

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To this! :thumb:
...
01-09-24, 09:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,746
Posted By Ged117

Great machines in this thread. I really like...

Great machines in this thread. I really like getting out on the bike in the winter. It is a different sort of riding certainly but since winter lasts such a long time here in the nation's frozen...
01-09-24, 01:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,053
Posted By capnjonny

Remembering Chrome

These days Chrome plating is a thing of the past.

The negative environmental impact of the process has caused it to be virtually outlawed.

Gone are the days of lavish chrome on 2 ton plus land...
01-07-24, 07:45 AM
Replies: 82,637
Views: 13,916,836
Posted By JulesCW

54 cm Assenmacher w/ full Mavic groupset

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/645344530998749/

Seller says: "Assenmacher custom built road race bike, measures 54cm. Reynolds 531 double butted, Nervex Pro lugs, Mavic equipped,...
01-06-24, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 886
Posted By gazman22

Ron Cooper Garage Find

Bought this bike today. Paint is very good less a few chips and spots of rust. Nice fade paint job to the stays. Very understated "C" mini-head badge. Full Campy with Racing triple and Chorus brakes...
01-04-24, 11:09 PM
Replies: 27,849
Views: 4,455,233
Posted By SirMike1983

Recently took in a 1940s era Schwinn Continental...

Recently took in a 1940s era Schwinn Continental 3 speed. It had this wonderful old bike shop sticker from NYC on the seat tube.

"William B. Cooper Bicycles and Baby Carriages 11 Avenue A NYC" And...
01-04-24, 07:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,746
Posted By steelbikeguy

It's been a few years since I've retired, but...

It's been a few years since I've retired, but commuting was an enjoyable part of my work days. In fact, I was a bit sad to stop commuting, and made a point of taking a photo of the last time I...
01-04-24, 05:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,746
Posted By Ged117

Great thread nlerner these kinds of threads...

Great thread nlerner these kinds of threads always tickle my fancy being from 'up here' as I am. Fantastic bikes so far, I especially like the ones with a little beausage / patina.

We see all...
01-03-24, 01:11 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 70,359
Posted By juvela

----- Dunford & Elliott they absorbed...

-----

Dunford & Elliott

they absorbed Raynal in 1937

-----
12-31-23, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,074,719
Posted By folmonty

1981 Specialized Stumpjumper

Back in the late 70's and early 80's there were a few custom hand made mountain bikes but the one that every mountain bike made shares it's DNA with is the 1981 Specialized Stumpjumper. Also had a...
12-30-23, 09:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,818
Posted By t2p

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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12-30-23, 11:19 AM
Replies: 82,637
Views: 13,916,836
Posted By Sedgemop

Pretty pricey but this one's not seen much...

Pretty pricey but this one's not seen much action.Raleigh 1979 Competition GS Bicycle - $1,100
CL Chicago Raleigh Comp...
12-29-23, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By Andy Antipas

c1973 AO-8 Revamp

On this bike, I used the BB cups that came with the bike. The bike had very few miles on it and were in excellent condition. I used the 118mm Sugino spindle with the crankset and loose 1/4" ball...
12-29-23, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1990) UNIVEGA Via Montega (hybrid)

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...
12-29-23, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By Murray Missile

I can see the light....

... at the end of the garage! The Great Purge of 2023 has progressed well but it will have to be retitled "The Great Purge of 2023 - 2024" in a few short days as there is still much to do. I can...
12-29-23, 06:32 AM
Replies: 82,637
Views: 13,916,836
Posted By Sedgemop

1984 Cannondale SM500? $250 Chicago, IL ...

1984 Cannondale SM500? $250 Chicago, IL
Facebook Chicago Cannondale...
12-28-23, 08:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,464
Posted By SharpByCoop

1972 Schwinn Paramount - eBay clunker to RESTORED

Hi friends,

I posted a 'Schwinn Paramount Questions' (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1280315-schwinn-paramount-questions.html) thread a couple of months ago when I acquired this bike...
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