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07-29-21, 12:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,105
Posted By verktyg

57cm Gitanes

Not so quick Mig... I have some 57cm Super Corsas and Tdfs! :lol:

verktyg :50:
07-28-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By El Heron

Fabricated an adapter to run compact chainrings on vintage 130BCD/135BCD cranksets

Hello Everyone,

I wanted to share a solution that I came up with to run 110BCD 50T/34T chainrings on vintage five-arm cranksets. I fabricated an outer chainring that allows the 110BCD chainrings...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,336
Posted By Custom Wheel

I used to sell and repair these bikes back in the...

I used to sell and repair these bikes back in the mid 1970s at my first job, at Gene's Bicycles on Stenton Avenue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I was just old enough to get so-called "working...
07-27-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 574
Posted By kirby999

I recently turned 70 . I try to ride everyday . ...

I recently turned 70 . I try to ride everyday .
Most of my rides are between five to seven miles , with an occasional 10-11 miler .
I’d love to ride longer rides but my knees won’t let me anymore.
Replies: 17
Views: 241
Posted By 3alarmer

....you must have an interesting commute.

....you must have an interesting commute.
07-26-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 314
Posted By tcs

Cateye Reflex Auto. 2xAAA (<--edit). ...

Cateye Reflex Auto. 2xAAA (<--edit).

https://www.cateye.com/intl/products/safety_lights/TL-LD570-R/
07-26-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 377
Posted By rustystrings61

Between what Craig Griffiths has said and what my...

Between what Craig Griffiths has said and what my data collection points to, I would say 1974 or 1975. Yours appears to be a variant of the no. 76 Schweizermeister...
07-25-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17,574
Views: 1,925,724
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

My birthday is coming up, but Iíll be working so...

My birthday is coming up, but Iíll be working so decided to get the birthday miles in today. Set out on what I thought would be 50-55 miles (looking for 53} and it turned out to be a hard 66 miles. I...
07-24-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
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: 267
Posted By Pcampeau

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

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07-24-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 716
Posted By Tomm Willians

Itís really a shame you seemingly have no concept...

Itís really a shame you seemingly have no concept of humor, I apologize for the trauma Iíve caused your sensitive disposition.
07-24-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 716
Posted By Tomm Willians

Did the tongue-in-cheek humor of this post go...

Did the tongue-in-cheek humor of this post go over your head ?
07-23-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 136,638
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, 01:58 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 136,638
Posted By beicster

I bought this 81 or 82 Bob Jackson Super Tourist...

I bought this 81 or 82 Bob Jackson Super Tourist (ordered in July of 81 by Bikecology) a size smaller than I have been riding recently because the plan was to build it up for gravel/easy off road...
07-23-21, 12:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,681
Posted By livedarklions

I don't care if they call it accident or crash,...

I don't care if they call it accident or crash, but what is galling about the language is the headline calls this a "bicycling accident". According to the story, the bicycling was fine. The driver...
07-22-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,251
Posted By 1simplexnut

no comment :-) ...

no comment :-)
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07-22-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 10,820
Posted By squirtdad

Well the most important part of prep is done....I...

Well the most important part of prep is done....I got my custom jersey (https://www.owayo.com/) that has my bike forum name and a tribute to my Montana Home town on it

so that leaves, rebuiild...
07-21-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 136,638
Posted By Flatforkcrown

So this one seems to check all the boxesÖ long...

So this one seems to check all the boxesÖ long reach brakes, eyelets front and back, room for 32mm+ tires. 73 motobecane le champion ...
07-21-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 136,638
Posted By dddd

~1990 Klein Performance ...

~1990 Klein Performance


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07-21-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I saw people with camp fires this weekend. I...

I saw people with camp fires this weekend. I almost went Texas Chainsaw Massacre on them. :mad:
07-19-21, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By pcb

Japanese Steel From The Wayback Machine: '83 Fuji - Fukaya

Just found a couple of old-timey pix I hadn't seen in a long while, and hadn't ever scanned, from my first Japan sojourn. This would've been '83-'84 or so.

I was desperate for a bike, and the...
07-19-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 450
Posted By cstar

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-19-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,072
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

The Original Sports Tourer made by Schwinn....

The Original Sports Tourer made by Schwinn. :innocent: Customized to my liking, of course!
...
Replies: 17
Views: 3,169
Posted By thinktubes

https://media.giphy.com/media/3otPoFsWeV6T8jtRWo/g...

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07-19-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By robertj298

Uni brothers

Iíve been lucky enough during the past couple years to find these two Ex+ condition Univega bikes that fit me at ridicules prices. I just finished refurbishing the 85 Gran Turismo and the other is an...
07-19-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,072
Posted By polymorphself

Great bike but it don't count :rolleyes:

Great bike but it don't count :rolleyes:
07-19-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 360
Posted By T-Mar

I went back and double checked the literature....

I went back and double checked the literature. The first catalogue to mention 22mm extractors is #26, which is reportedly for the 1982 model year. The cranksets in this catalogue appear to be a mix...
07-19-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 396
Posted By rccardr

If I recall the OP's setup correctly, it's 6 or 7...

If I recall the OP's setup correctly, it's 6 or 7 speed UG Dura Ace.
DA 740X freehubs have a unique hub mounting system unlike any other Shimano freehub and also require a special tool.
Converting...
07-18-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By Nessism

I'd rebuild the wheel with a new rim. The OC rim...

I'd rebuild the wheel with a new rim. The OC rim uses a ERD (effective rim diameter) of 598mm. The Dyad is basically same which means you can use the same spokes.
07-18-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 360
Posted By juvela

----- puller thead - IIRC Verot...

-----

puller thead -

IIRC Verot launched the TS model (Touring Sport) around 1974

1977 was their big revision of the chainset lineup where model 93 was eliminated, model 99 was revised and...
07-18-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,713
Posted By GlennR

Are my eyes lying to me or did Marc Cavendish...

Are my eyes lying to me or did Marc Cavendish stand up for a split second at the just the right time to allow Wout Van Aert to win the last stage in of the Tour De France in Paris?
He stopped...
07-18-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By devinfan

Gitane Love

Had this one for years but it keeps returning as one of my all time favourite riders despite its mid-level status. 1975 Tour De LíAvenir. Iíve owned and ridden lots of Gitanes over the years and...
07-18-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 25,972
Views: 2,660,362
Posted By Wildwood

Been riding the vintage bikes a lot lately. Over...

Been riding the vintage bikes a lot lately. Over to issaquah is about 25, a run to Redmond (Marymoor Park) bumps the length to 45mi.

Ride on.
...
07-18-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,820
Posted By 79pmooney

I won't claim to know if he's (edit: Pogacar)...

I won't claim to know if he's (edit: Pogacar) doping. But, he won this race by 5 minutes over three weeks. He had no significant crashes or mechanicals, one bad day where he manged to lose little...
07-18-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,820
Posted By TheoMcD

Nope, and I never know why people keep thinking...

Nope, and I never know why people keep thinking if someone is doing well, they must be doping. Its also amusing to me we think this is terrible, best of the best asking them to be better, they are...
07-17-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 359
Posted By capnjonny

Here are my thoughts. First, don't grind or...

Here are my thoughts.
First, don't grind or chisel off the down tube shifter boss that came with the simplex down tube shifter. Remove the shift levers and mount these cable stops to the clamp .
...
07-17-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By krakhaus

A painting in honor of Merckx and Sercu

I've been doing pop art portraits for about 20 years, and I've been wanting to do this one for a long time. I was hoping to complete it before his stage record was officially broken. Cheers to the...
07-16-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 396
Posted By rccardr

Agreed. I'd be tempted to purchase a HG cassette...

Agreed. I'd be tempted to purchase a HG cassette with a 32 big cog, break it down and select the ones I wanted to use.
Using a file or a Dremel with a cutoff wheel, widen the one small notch in...
07-16-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,467
Posted By livedarklions

Let's see how many people respond to 8 year old...

Let's see how many people respond to 8 year old comments.
07-15-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,053
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Pbc3...

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I'll be bringing the 1961 Allegro.

Like me, it's old and scarred but we both cherish our visions of grandeur....
07-14-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,053
Posted By davester

I will be bringing a finely crafted Italian...

I will be bringing a finely crafted Italian bicycle built by the one and only Cino Cinelli. The gearing is a little stiff for hillclimbing but Rule #5!
...
07-14-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,253
Posted By gaucho777

My current collection is dominated by French...

My current collection is dominated by French bikes and my personal favorite bike is French, so I was compelled to vote for France. I like the quirkiness of older French bikes, but I didn't really...
07-13-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,053
Posted By bikingshearer

I can't be there in person, but I will be there...

I can't be there in person, but I will be there in spirit. So will this. I mean, I built it up specifically with Cino (and Eroica) in mind (with the pedals swapped out, of course). Maybe 2023 (he...
07-13-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Ged117

1956 Raleigh Sports step-through

EDIT: Sold locally.

Hi everyone,

For sale is my wife's 1956 Raleigh Sports. It includes the original Brooks B66L saddle in nice shape, original pedals, the nice early '50s Raleigh chrome and...
07-12-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 715
Posted By Velo Mule

The wheels that you have are probably good and...

The wheels that you have are probably good and serviceable. Don't let the bike shop worry you into buying something you don't need. Ride it and see how it goes. It sounds like it has a good hub,...
07-12-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 715
Posted By ThermionicScott

If the rim isn't worn or cracked and the hub...

If the rim isn't worn or cracked and the hub still turns smoothly, the wheel could be rebuilt with new spokes. With good stress-relieving, it ought to have a long life ahead of it. :thumb:
07-12-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 720,388
Posted By jamesdak

Well I just finished up 10 days straight of...

Well I just finished up 10 days straight of riding, rotating bikes each day. So, in addition to the few shown above, here's more I what I ride over this period.
...
07-12-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By jamesdak

https://www.strava.com/activities/5569763576 ...

https://www.strava.com/activities/5569763576

https://www.strava.com/activities/5575517900

https://www.strava.com/activities/5580736350

https://www.strava.com/activities/5581840333
...
07-12-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,253
Posted By tkamd73

I Prefer, and own bikes from USA, UK, Japan, and...

I Prefer, and own bikes from USA, UK, Japan, and Italy. Your poll only gave me 1 choice.
Tim
07-12-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3,477
Views: 836,998
Posted By martl

PY10 as found in the alsace. Mint but a small...

PY10 as found in the alsace. Mint but a small dent in the top tube. Rides absolutely great!

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