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09-16-10, 01:34 PM
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Posted By tenordl

1940's Le Chemineau Touring Bike on Ebay

I have put one of my Le Chemineau touring bikes on Ebay as it is way too small for me and I need the money for something similar in my size. I hope it gets a good home.

David L
09-16-10, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 985,142
Posted By tenordl

Vintage French Le Chemineu Touring Bike on Ebay

Here is one of my Le Chemineau touring bikes that I have put up for sale on Ebay. Unfortunately it is way too small for me, so I am hoping to find it a good home and get enough for it to get...
Forum: Touring
12-31-08, 02:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,171
Posted By tenordl

My Vintage Touring Bikes

Here are links to my touring bikes.

http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/v/David+L/Green+Le+Chemineau+Touring+Bike/Green+Chemineau+Right+Side.jpg.html
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09-10-08, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 985,142
Posted By tenordl

For those of you with an interest, I have added...

For those of you with an interest, I have added more Le Chemineaus to my collection. Click on the Wool Jersey link below.
09-04-08, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,115
Posted By tenordl

I have some new Le Chemineau pictures in my Wool...

I have some new Le Chemineau pictures in my Wool Jersey album (see link below). The new ones are of two small-frame 650B touring bikes. They are in pretty good shape for being well over 50 years old.
06-10-08, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,319
Posted By tenordl

Wotan - You are correct, the main difference...

Wotan - You are correct, the main difference between the Chemineau derailleur and the French Cyclo was the indexing. The Cyclo, which dates back to the same era, used a continuous loop cable and...
06-09-08, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,319
Posted By tenordl

I finished cleaning up the Chemineau just in time...

I finished cleaning up the Chemineau just in time for it to go to the Cirque in Virginia this past weekend. A friend of mine took it there for me as I couldn't make it. Here are some pictures posted...
05-07-08, 09:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,319
Posted By tenordl

Anyone know where to get brake hoods for the...

Anyone know where to get brake hoods for the Gloria brakes? I have one, need four. Here's side view.
05-07-08, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,319
Posted By tenordl

They came with the bike when I got it. I don't...

They came with the bike when I got it. I don't know whether to use the T/A or the Coloral set. Maybe the T/A since it is French, and the Coloral is English.
05-07-08, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,319
Posted By tenordl

It says "Boehm Depose" on it. It is the original...

It says "Boehm Depose" on it. It is the original headset.
05-07-08, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,319
Posted By tenordl

I bought this used (very) in the 80's from a shop...

I bought this used (very) in the 80's from a shop that was going out of business. I don't remember what it cost, but it was cheap. I couldn't afford a new one, either.
05-07-08, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,319
Posted By tenordl

You need a vintage truing stand to work on...

You need a vintage truing stand to work on vintage wheels, right? BTW, these are Mavic tubulars.
05-07-08, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,319
Posted By tenordl

Velo Le Chemineau Project

Just recently acquired another Le Chemineau. It's a little newer than my other one. Thought you might like some "before" pictures, but I didn't think of it until I had already started taking it...
11-08-07, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,213
Posted By tenordl

Panasonic DX 3000

Our church is having a rummage sale, and someone brought in this Panasonic DX3000. I thought it too good to be sold as rummage, so I took it home to clean it and try to determine it's value. It is my...
10-03-07, 06:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,790
Posted By tenordl

Harris Cyclery, in West Newton, Mass? That's...

Harris Cyclery, in West Newton, Mass? That's where the famous Sheldon Brown reigns. I've been meaning to make a pilgrimage to his shop since I'm only about an hour away. I would say you could not do...
10-02-07, 08:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,737
Posted By tenordl

Am I missing something - why don't you just check...

Am I missing something - why don't you just check the date on the S/A 3-speed hub? That would give you an idea of the vintage if it is the original hub.

David L
09-27-07, 03:14 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,775
Posted By tenordl

Here is the headbadge from my Ca. '53 Chemineau....

Here is the headbadge from my Ca. '53 Chemineau. It is a French route sign.

David L.
09-12-07, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 985,142
Posted By tenordl

About the original parts on the Chemineau -...

About the original parts on the Chemineau - almost all are original. The rear hub was changed in the 70's, the spokes have been replaced, also. The freewheel, chainrings, and chain were replaced at...
09-12-07, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 985,142
Posted By tenordl

Velo Le Chemineau

Sorry that there was only one picture posted - that was the only one that was small enough to fit on this site. If you click on the link at the bottom of this post it will take you to the rest of the...
09-11-07, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 985,142
Posted By tenordl

Velo Le Chemineau

Thought I'd see if I could keep this thread going. Here is my '53 Chemineau.
07-06-07, 08:08 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,733
Posted By tenordl

I have a 1970 "Cyclo-Pedia" catalog from...

I have a 1970 "Cyclo-Pedia" catalog from Cadillac, Michigan, that features the Louison Bobet line. Yours looks to me like the "Sports" model, with 15 speeds. If you are interested, I'll try to scan a...
05-21-07, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,908
Posted By tenordl

I'm not sure exactly what the problem with your...

I'm not sure exactly what the problem with your brake is, but if it's just centering, you can usually adjust that easily using two wrenches. I suggest going to the Park tool site,...
04-15-07, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,494
Posted By tenordl

No numbers anywhere on the frame. The catalog has...

No numbers anywhere on the frame. The catalog has a copyright of 1985.

David L
04-14-07, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,494
Posted By tenordl

The blurb in the catalog says: Frame, Columbus SL...

The blurb in the catalog says: Frame, Columbus SL tubing with Columbus Aero Seatstays; short point lugs with cutouts; Investment cast semi-sloping aero fork crown; downtube shifter bosses, 3 top tube...
04-14-07, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,494
Posted By tenordl

I haven't contacted Nashbar, yet, but I still...

I haven't contacted Nashbar, yet, but I still have the catalog. It says the threading is Italian. I'll quote the rest of the specs on the catalog page later, right now I have to go. BTW, there are...
04-13-07, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,494
Posted By tenordl

Nashbar Frame - Who Made It?

Does anyone know who made this Nashbar frame? The frame was purchased on a close-out sale in 1985. I bought it because it had Columbus SL tubing, and the price was right, plus it looked pretty.
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04-13-07, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By tenordl

I just took off my Campy clinchers and put on a...

I just took off my Campy clinchers and put on a pair of Rigida 1320's. The tires were all but impossible to mount on the Campy rims, plus I didn't like the way they looked. The Regidas are nice and...
04-07-07, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,115
Posted By tenordl

New Chemineau Pictures

Since the last pictures I posted, I've put new fenders on the Chemineau, as well as a replacement Henri Gauthier saddle that I got from French eBay. I also put the Maxiplume cottered aluminum cranks...
03-29-07, 08:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,489
Posted By tenordl

Mark, I still have my 81 Super Sport with the...

Mark,
I still have my 81 Super Sport with the front and rear racks, and have upgraded to indexed shifting. I think it's an excellent tourer, and have toured on it with front and rear paniers with no...
02-27-07, 09:54 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 38,180
Posted By tenordl

Here are some pics of my 3-speeds. Most of you...

Here are some pics of my 3-speeds. Most of you have already seen them. The Univega was a 3-speed, but now has a 7-speed Shimano hub shift.
02-22-07, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 76,605
Posted By tenordl

LOL It's for padding, since it's too cold for...

LOL It's for padding, since it's too cold for bike shorts! At least that's my excuse. I've always found that the hardest thing about riding a bike is the seat, and it seems as I get older the seat on...
02-21-07, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 76,605
Posted By tenordl

Here's a pic of the bike I rode today, and yes,...

Here's a pic of the bike I rode today, and yes, that is snow in the backround. The temperature actually got up to around 45 degrees today, here in Connecticut, and I just had to take advantage of it....
02-21-07, 10:29 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,169
Posted By tenordl

Count on me for NH, 30 miles from Concord. Glad...

Count on me for NH, 30 miles from Concord. Glad to help anyone, especially if someone can help me build and true wheels.[/QUOTE

Bob;
Since I'm retired, now, I would be happy to help anyone I...
02-21-07, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,115
Posted By tenordl

Joe I only rode it about three times last year,...

Joe
I only rode it about three times last year, one of those times was the pre-show vintage bike ride at the Lars Anderson show. I tend to ride the Univegas and the Nashbar or the Schwinn more,...
02-21-07, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,115
Posted By tenordl

Yes, Jan has seen the pictures and read my story...

Yes, Jan has seen the pictures and read my story of how I got the bike in 1955. He wrote me a nice letter about the history of the Chemineau, and I invited him to come and ride it if he is ever on...
02-20-07, 10:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,641
Posted By tenordl

I agree with nlerner, I would think it's a...

I agree with nlerner, I would think it's a forties bike, but I'm no expert. I couldn't resist putting up some pictures of the 1959 Hercules I finished a couple of months ago. It doesn't have that...
02-20-07, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,115
Posted By tenordl

Chemineau Pictures

As requested, here are some pictures of my 1951 Chemineau. The saddle picture is from an eBay auction I was too late for. I'm still trying to get a replacement saddle for the broken original Henri...
02-20-07, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,956
Posted By tenordl

Yes, the Chemineau has the proprietary...

Yes, the Chemineau has the proprietary derailleurs. I will post pictures in a new thread since you have expressed interest. I am quite proud of it. I bought it used in 1955 and have kept pretty good...
02-20-07, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,956
Posted By tenordl

I guess I will get it back on the road. If I like...

I guess I will get it back on the road. If I like riding it I will probably do some upgrading, such as alloy rims. Do you by any chance know what the brake lever cable adjusters looked like? It is...
02-20-07, 08:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,956
Posted By tenordl

Atala Quick Release

Here are the pictures. I was mistaken when I said I had found Weinmann brakes that seemed to fit. The ones I put on the bike for a fit are Universals. I also have a set of 999's, though, but I don't...
02-19-07, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,956
Posted By tenordl

The bike is a Tourista, and I did find a set of...

The bike is a Tourista, and I did find a set of Weinmann center=pull brakes in my cellar that are the right size and seem to be adjusted to that bike. The problem is there is no provision for cable...
02-18-07, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,956
Posted By tenordl

Atala 3-speed

T-Mar
Do you have any info on the 3-speed model Atalas? I've been trying to reassemble this one. I took it apart many years ago with thoughts of upgrading it for use as an around-town bike, but I...
01-24-07, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By tenordl

Atala 3 speeds

I have an old Atala 3-speed that I am trying to reasemble, and I can't seem to find anything about it on the internet. Does anyone have any information about, and/or pictures of the old 3-speed...
01-15-07, 07:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,071
Posted By tenordl

Aaron, The Lotus measures 21 inches. Sorry, it...

Aaron,
The Lotus measures 21 inches. Sorry, it looked smaller than that to me.

David
01-15-07, 10:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,071
Posted By tenordl

Bob, I don't know what to start on next. I have...

Bob,
I don't know what to start on next. I have a Raleigh Super Course that is my size, or a Humber, an Atala, a Schwinn Twinn Tandem, and the list goes on. I'll start on something soon.

Aaron,...
01-14-07, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 450,696
Posted By tenordl

Here is a picture of my wife's Gitane Mixte. We...

Here is a picture of my wife's Gitane Mixte. We purchased it new in 1966, the year after we got married. She hasn't ridden it all that much. I upgraded it some. Replaced the steel rims with alloy,...
01-14-07, 09:19 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 21,438
Posted By tenordl

I currently have four three-speed bicycles that...

I currently have four three-speed bicycles that are rideable - a '73 Raleigh DL1, a '66 Raleigh Sports, a Univega of unknown vintage that has been converted to seven speeds with a Shimano hub shift,...
01-14-07, 08:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,071
Posted By tenordl

Pastor Bob, It isn't perfect, but not bad for...

Pastor Bob,
It isn't perfect, but not bad for an unrestored almost fifty year old bike! The pictures, at the resolution allowed for this forum, hide a multitude of flaws, but it's condition is far...
01-14-07, 04:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,071
Posted By tenordl

Finally finished the Hercules! Of course there is...

Finally finished the Hercules! Of course there is more that could be done, like finding some touch-up paint for the chain guard, but it's back together. I haven't ridden it yet because of the...
01-14-07, 01:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,071
Posted By tenordl

A little more work is done on the Hercules. Here...

A little more work is done on the Hercules. Here is a picture of the rear wheel, back together with a new rim, on my vintage Hozan truing stand. Also included is a pic of the bike as it is so far.
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