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07-29-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 420
Posted By Phil_gretz

And remember, RJ is a hack. He's mostly...

And remember, RJ is a hack. He's mostly effective, but a hack nonetheless...
07-28-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
Posted By AJI125

As I was messing with this first pedal and...

As I was messing with this first pedal and looking at the bearing surfaces I thought of his headset thread too. Currently enough rideable bikes and this is an early 70s mostly period correct build in...
07-28-21, 05:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
Posted By AJI125

Sounds like I need to go get some axle grease and...

Sounds like I need to go get some axle grease and give this a try. Thanks!
...
07-28-21, 04:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
Posted By blamester

This. Likely last years and you won't notice...

This. Likely last years and you won't notice anything.
What have you got to lose?
07-28-21, 01:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
Posted By SurferRosa

I have no patience for loose pedals! :troll: ...

I have no patience for loose pedals! :troll:

"Now snatch the [pedal] from my hand."
07-27-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 63,024
Views: 9,607,577
Posted By johnnyace

Bob Freeman has a nice 1959 Cinelli Model B for...

Bob Freeman has a nice 1959 Cinelli Model B for sale on ebay. Not cheap, but at least you know the work is good:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/144083936218...
07-26-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,067
Posted By bikingshearer

Thank you. I like it. A lot.

Thank you. I like it. A lot.
07-25-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 504
Posted By iab

Fingers crossed, I hope this thread goes 10 pages.

Fingers crossed, I hope this thread goes 10 pages.
07-25-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4,438
Views: 432,932
Posted By Roger M

Sorry Ben That was geared towards Jacco, as...

Sorry Ben

That was geared towards Jacco, as his comment about it being three feet wider than the car is a bit of a stretch...

I knew it was gonna be wide, and that's why I removed the rear...
07-25-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,113
Posted By 75lechamp

Rear brake clearance check

Built up rear wheel now, checking clearance on the Weinmann 750.... looks like it won't need to adjust all the way out....

...
07-25-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 639
Posted By gpdave

1965 Legnano?

So it happened again yesterday, I was scanning my local CL bike section when I saw this "Old road bike $20". So of course I checked out . 1965 steel frame needs some work. One picture, looks like a...
07-24-21, 11:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 504
Posted By bikingshearer

I have not seen or heard about saddle police at...

I have not seen or heard about saddle police at Eroica CA.

Besides, with that beautiful cromovelato Wilier Trestina frame, no one is going to be looking at the saddle.
07-24-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 504
Posted By SwimmerMike

I wouldn’t worry about it.

I wouldn’t worry about it.
07-24-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By JacobLee

It’s a bike tool now, albeit an ugly one! ...

It’s a bike tool now, albeit an ugly one!

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/1013eae7_9146_4249_9891_6db7047b1bdc_d5108108bc897a63bed54bc505132ec73391c03d.jpeg...
07-24-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 63,024
Views: 9,607,577
Posted By OTS

https://chicago.craigslist.org/nwc/bik/d/willowbro...

https://chicago.craigslist.org/nwc/bik/d/willowbrook-1974-raleigh-supercourse/7352853823.html
I am too far away to facilitate
don't see 531 Mixtes very often
Chicagoland craigslist
1974 Raleigh...
07-24-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,240
Posted By johnnyace

Most likely a Jeff Lyon, unless I end up getting...

Most likely a Jeff Lyon, unless I end up getting an Alex Singer in France.
07-23-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 136,631
Posted By obrentharris

Not bad: More than 500 posts for bikes that,...

Not bad: More than 500 posts for bikes that, according to the OP, "get no respect."

I'm not sure where mine fit in. They are all from a time when "race" bikes had longer wheelbases, eyelets front...
07-23-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,129
Posted By Londonsworld

Old skool kool - Nishiki-Suntour

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20210722_111806_b79cfe1dc87b3f0ad22a72f7bfcaebd14f6964c5.jpg
07-23-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4,438
Views: 432,932
Posted By capnjonny

This Ital Vega mixte was once just an ugly taxi...

This Ital Vega mixte was once just an ugly taxi cab yellow frame with black stripes on the downtube sitting in the back room of the shop, its head badge taken to complete another Ital Vega...
07-23-21, 05:08 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,240
Posted By G.Varela

I only collect bikes because I'm too poor to...

I only collect bikes because I'm too poor to collect exotic antique cars. :thumb:
07-23-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,240
Posted By Murray Missile

:eek:.......... 12 bikes in 3 years?! ...

:eek:.......... 12 bikes in 3 years?! :roflmao2:......... come back when it starts to become a problem. ;)
07-22-21, 11:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 237
Posted By Duke7777

Early Strawberry decals

I have frame #10674. It's in rough shape, but I believe the original decals are mostly there. I would need to take some photos.
07-22-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,240
Posted By PatTheSlat

A bargain? Heck, I can't even resist a...

A bargain? Heck, I can't even resist a moderately decent deal.
07-22-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,240
Posted By xiaoman1

As of late I have passed on a lot of bargains and...

As of late I have passed on a lot of bargains and have been considering selling off a lot of my bikes.....tired of rotation and only have been riding a few. Most likely keep the Paramounts, PX's and...
07-22-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 63,024
Views: 9,607,577
Posted By jdawginsc

Nope...just a 25” 1983 Trek 500 and a 24.5” 1987...

Nope...just a 25” 1983 Trek 500 and a 24.5” 1987 purple Cannondale...and I know how you love the ‘Dales! Haha
07-22-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,240
Posted By johnnyace

What's this "need" thing you speak of? Yeah,...

What's this "need" thing you speak of?

Yeah, you're preachin' to the choir here, man.

But I did recently pick up three Peugeots, including a 1972 PX10, for $300 total. Seemed like a damn good...
07-22-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,240
Posted By 3speedslow

No.

No.
07-22-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,240
Posted By RH Clark

Can you resist a bargain?

I have some kind of disease or sickness. At best it's a strong addiction. I've been into cycling a scant 3 years and I own 12 bikes. I just bought 2 more last week that were super bargains with 9...
07-21-21, 11:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,067
Posted By ShannonM

I mean, yeah... it's a mid 60s Cinelli. It...

I mean, yeah... it's a mid 60s Cinelli. It doesn't matter which Hall in the Building of Bicycle Fame, this bike belongs in it.

One of the most sanitary neo-retro builds I've seen... silver Campy...
07-21-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,067
Posted By bikingshearer

There is no way this was marketed as a "sports...

There is no way this was marketed as a "sports touring" frame when it was built c.1965. It's just the way Cino designed them. But with the 108cm wheelbase, the 73* HT angle, the 72.5* ST angle and...
07-21-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,067
Posted By gugie

I'm flattered! Andy_K is my publicist, I...

I'm flattered!

Andy_K is my publicist, I need to acknowledge you as my P.R. person. Man, payroll is going to be upset...
07-21-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 136,631
Posted By ShannonM

No excuses needed. Not for a bike that looks this...

No excuses needed. Not for a bike that looks this good.

That stem is the business. One the best looking stems I've ever seen. What is it?

--Shannon
07-21-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,067
Posted By nlerner

One of my riding buddies set up his Sequoia with...

One of my riding buddies set up his Sequoia with 650b x 42mm wheels plus fenders. No frame mods needed.
...
07-17-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,198
Posted By bargo68

I believe, for 1983, that this represents the top...

I believe, for 1983, that this represents the top 'o the line for Univega.

I believe....

...
07-17-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By randyjawa

As Goldielocks said - "this one is just right." ...

As Goldielocks said - "this one is just right." Luck was with me today.
07-17-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By JacobLee

Well, after successfully unthreading everything...

Well, after successfully unthreading everything except one sheared water bottle bolt, and pedals that did not want to separate from the cranks, I found these in the chainstays:
...
07-17-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By gugie

Love it when abused, quality bikes get saved by...

Love it when abused, quality bikes get saved by someone who cares.
07-17-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 785
Posted By Smokinapankake

Something Wicked this way comes!

So I was at my bike collective yesterday yapping with my guy JP about old bikes and asked if he might have anything interesting in the back room. He said “I might have something you’d be interested...
07-17-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By krakhaus

Thanks. Yeah, here's a few of my recent and not...

Thanks. Yeah, here's a few of my recent and not so recent work. Not much in the way of cycling stuff other than this Rita Hayworth. I'd like to do more cycling related pieces....
07-16-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,017
Posted By Chombi1

Gary, PM coming.....

Gary, PM coming.....
07-16-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,017
Posted By Gary12000

yep goofy English, i should know I is one..

yep goofy English, i should know I is one..
07-15-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 298
Posted By easyupbug

I come from industrial maintenance and found...

I come from industrial maintenance and found sometimes it is mad science and unfortunately sometimes it turns out to be mad science spin. But when it's a well established company with a reputation...
07-15-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 298
Posted By easyupbug

My son-in-law racer swears by Nix Frix Shun the...

My son-in-law racer swears by Nix Frix Shun the UK outfit and I suspect this is there lube plus a leather conditioner. I rotate religiously through bikes so do a lot of pumping and add a couple...
07-15-21, 03:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,017
Posted By Chombi1

Are you sure that's a 57 cm frame? Can you...

Are you sure that's a 57 cm frame? Can you measure it from BB center to top tube center. If it measures to be a 56 cm, it will be my size and I will definitely be interested......
Replies: 20
Views: 692
Posted By Gary12000

sbdu

That was my understanding, quite a few are being re-painted in the UK, i'm pretty sure this one is in original paint.. i would think a rare bike in the USA.
07-14-21, 01:15 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,634
Posted By canklecat

(Copying part of my comment from another thread.)...

(Copying part of my comment from another thread.)

That's part of what makes grand tours like the TdF so fascinating. To many observers who aren't cyclists or don't follow racing, there's this...
07-13-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,253
Posted By Bogester

One of each please. If I have to pick one it’s...

One of each please. If I have to pick one it’s USA for the Sch(win)n!...
07-12-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,253
Posted By Roger M

I don't know what the popular vote is, but my...

I don't know what the popular vote is, but my nicest bike frames come from here.
...
07-11-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 332
Posted By bike-izle

I'll go back to my shop and get the serial number...

I'll go back to my shop and get the serial number tonight.
07-11-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 332
Posted By bike-izle

Oh, wow. Maybe I should leave it. Maybe I'll...

Oh, wow. Maybe I should leave it. Maybe I'll clear coat it.
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