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04-13-24, 02:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By tangerineowl

'82 Raleigh SBDU TTS modded how I like

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1399/tts_2__7d23b421599d90d299b75f54ba8d0b2f175c32b6.jpg

Finally got around to finishing the build.
60x53. 753R/T mix.
1566gm frame....
04-12-24, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By celesteguy

Fuji Del Ray Frame and Fork

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04-11-24, 07:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,271
Posted By nlerner

https://live.staticflickr.com/5786/30177105462_6d1...

https://live.staticflickr.com/5786/30177105462_6d1592eb95_c.jpg
04-10-24, 02:02 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,827
Posted By Brad L

Here's a 1979 Centurion Semi Pro that's waaay too...

Here's a 1979 Centurion Semi Pro that's waaay too tall for me. Looks mostly original and the the chainrings show little wear.

...
04-10-24, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 368
Posted By r0ckh0und

r0ckh0und's Ross Super Gran Tour XV

Bought this from a scrapper this morning. It was given to him by a neighbor. Thank goodness he had the wherewithal to keep it from the crusher. Ishiwata 024 tubing with nearly complete Arabesque...
04-09-24, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By zukahn1

I like the semi vertical dropouts that are in...

I like the semi vertical dropouts that are in alignment with seat tube makes for some really nice clean lines,
04-09-24, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By SoCaled

Apparently I can still bunny hop - Peugeot City Express Shakedown Run

Just swapped the wheels on one of my Peugeot ATB's. Decided to take it out to run some errands, to see how everything was working. My store trips are always a bit more "adventurous" than just going...
04-09-24, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 1,132,284
Posted By curbtender

I believe that is the insignia for Western States...

I believe that is the insignia for Western States Imports.
04-09-24, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By Velosophy

Sweet good find! Paint detail on forks is nice

Sweet good find! Paint detail on forks is nice
04-08-24, 08:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,271
Posted By Steel Charlie

2 Pieces Duck Bike Bells, Rubber Duck Bicycle...

2 Pieces Duck Bike Bells, Rubber Duck Bicycle Accessories, Cute Propeller Handlebar Bicycle Horns for Bike Scooter Motorcycles Car Sport Outdoor...
04-07-24, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 671,667
Posted By mountaindave

Both my wifeís and my bike have done Cino....

Both my wifeís and my bike have done Cino. Thereís not much gravel out there thatís more challenging (not including mud).
04-07-24, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 671,667
Posted By mountaindave

Do a 650b conversion and you can get 38ís with...

Do a 650b conversion and you can get 38ís with fenders. I have squeezed 42ís on my Ď79 710 (with very little room to spare in the chain stays). I did the same to my wifeís Ď81 710 and 38ís easily...
04-07-24, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 671,667
Posted By cb400bill

I can't measure it as I sold it off about 3 years...

I can't measure it as I sold it off about 3 years ago. I don't think that there is enough room for both bigger tires and then fenders, too. I did a 70 mile gravel ride on it like it was. It beat me...
04-03-24, 11:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By Andy_K

As requested:...

As requested: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1244910-handlebar-bag-support.html

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51811294373_d0282d74a9_b.jpg
...
04-02-24, 06:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,271
Posted By bboy314

Donít know if tools count but I really like the...

Donít know if tools count but I really like the Cool Tool.
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04-01-24, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By Aubergine

I'd be inclined to try a DuoPar. I have a few...

I'd be inclined to try a DuoPar. I have a few spares you could try, if you are close enough to Seattle.

(my own Grand Jubile is in Reims.)
...
03-31-24, 12:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,879
Posted By BMC_Kid

Same here, that bright blue especially is...

Same here, that bright blue especially is striking. I bet they were easily picked out in the pelotons in Europe back in the day.
...
03-30-24, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By cinelliguy

Vintage SR Royal Sakae Pantograph Fluted Seatpost, 27.2mm **Rare**

Vintage SR Royal Sakae Pantograph Fluted Seatpost, 27.2mmNote condition in images, its pretty clean but not perfect in the as new sense. Asking for $95 shipped CONUS.

PM me if interested in more...
03-30-24, 03:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,710
Posted By mpetry912

really enjoyed this thread. Some great stuff...

really enjoyed this thread. Some great stuff that they don't make any more. One of my faves that was not mentioned was these TA Carmina cranks. In my opinion the best square taper cranks ever...
03-30-24, 08:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,879
Posted By beech333

Still have it, and no plans for it to go...

Still have it, and no plans for it to go anywhere. The only negative things I can say about it are that I wish it were just a bit bigger, and that saddle was awful, but it matches so well.
03-29-24, 10:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,879
Posted By Reynolds 531

We are secretly hoarding them. You're too late.

We are secretly hoarding them. You're too late.
03-28-24, 10:37 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,114,433
Posted By dbhouston

Then I will have done my good deed for the week...

Then I will have done my good deed for the week by helping that beautiful bike find a new life! Then you'll need to start a new thread about how to liberate that seatpost stump.
03-28-24, 01:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,799
Posted By Robvolz

My 1st Japanese bike!!!

I drove to Bend OR to drop wine, Mac stuff and some random 1st gen dura ace (nos) and pick up a Bianchi Sabino, which I thought would make a good project for the kids at the co-op.

My buddy and I...
03-28-24, 01:51 AM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,114,433
Posted By seagrade

Always pays to check the alignment of a dinged...

Always pays to check the alignment of a dinged frame sold without its original forkÖ
03-27-24, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By georges1

the CS 7800 will fit on dura ace 7400,ultegra...

the CS 7800 will fit on dura ace 7400,ultegra 6400 and 105 SC 8 speed hubs as well as on a dura ace 7700, ultegra 6500 and 105 5500 9 speeds hubs and even on 11 speed hubs such as Shimano 105...
03-26-24, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 784
Posted By The_Joe

Thank you!!! I never would have figured that out...

Thank you!!! I never would have figured that out in my own. This is why I love the community.
The front wheel is now laced, looking correct, and all ready for tension and truing. ...
03-25-24, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By iab

I had something similar. ...

I had something similar.


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03-24-24, 04:23 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,628
Posted By iab

There were rules in 1997? As best I know, just...

There were rules in 1997? As best I know, just started as a bunch of people riding old bikes in 1997 in the spirit of Bartali and Coppi. And in reality the rules are easy. Lugged steel, no clicky...
03-24-24, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By Catnap

And the piece-de-resistance… a 3Rensho Cyclone...

And the piece-de-resistance… a 3Rensho Cyclone that was handmade by Yamaguchi for the 1978 New York Bike Show and equipped with a gold Suntour Superbe group. This was an epic project with a great...
03-23-24, 03:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,077
Posted By FrejusFlyer

Vintage Ride up Mt. Hamilton in San Jose, CA. April 27th.

Hey everyone,
Planning a vintage bike ride to the top of Mount Hamilton in San Jose, CA. The ride will be on Saturday, the 27th of April and will start at 10am at the corner of Alum Rock Ave. and...
03-22-24, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By nlerner

https://blackmtncycles.com/clearance-pt-ii-road-fr...

https://blackmtncycles.com/clearance-pt-ii-road-frames/
03-22-24, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By gugie

I was taught pulling spokes inside (head on the...

I was taught pulling spokes inside (head on the outside), as they get the most stress, and if your chain drops behind the largest cog, the outer ones get chewed up. I believe that's the gospel...
03-22-24, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By daverup

I don't think that single or dual pivot will make...

I don't think that single or dual pivot will make that much difference when using narrow tires.
Here are a few of my dual pivots.
First, Shimano BR-6403 600/Ultegra/Tri-color on my 87 Puch,
...
03-22-24, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8,323
Views: 3,090,832
Posted By kylarr

1950 Bianchi

I guess this is kind of the opposite of the thread title, considering that the shifting is the only thing I left original.

Been away from here for a long time! got deep into MTB and modern gravel....
03-21-24, 01:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By John E

If I rebuild on an existing hub, I keep the same...

If I rebuild on an existing hub, I keep the same clockwise/anticlockwise inner/outer spoke pattern that is evident in the indentations on the hub flange.

In practice, I have yet to find that the...
03-18-24, 04:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,043
Posted By Trakhak

The Soma bikes in question - not to be confused...

The Soma bikes in question - not to be confused with those offered by the modern, unrelated Soma bike company - were only on the market for a few years, from approximately 1978 to 1982 - maybe a year...
03-18-24, 10:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,043
Posted By SoCaled

Ishiwata Mimicry

I was looking at used bike listings, hunting for the little clues, when I saw this Soma - https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1115256613156040/?
...
03-15-24, 09:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,885
Posted By 3alarmer

...in the one pictured in the OP, those are...

...in the one pictured in the OP, those are 700x28's. With some judicious fender fiddling, you can probably get 32's on there, but I've never actually tried to go that wide. I would need to figure...
03-15-24, 04:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,885
Posted By Kabuki12

I have no idea about the touring model. I run...

I have no idea about the touring model. I run 28’s on my Pro , no problem . Joe
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03-14-24, 03:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 686
Posted By schensted

Ď84 Fuji Touring Series V Refurbishment

Iíve always admired the Japanese-built loaded touring bikes of the early-mid Ď80s, classics like the Miyata 1000, Specialized Expedition, Nishiki Cresta, and the subject of this project, the Fuji...
03-14-24, 12:07 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,974
Posted By rccardr

...and my ride for the entire eight days, 300+...

...and my ride for the entire eight days, 300+ miles. Zero problems, what a companion!
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53557629083_d30097202b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2pAGRcZ)IMG_7082...
03-11-24, 03:36 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,114,433
Posted By gravityhurts

Mercian King of Mercia frameset 56cm - $385...

Mercian King of Mercia frameset 56cm - $385 (alameda)https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bop/d/alameda-mercian-king-of-mercia-frameset/7726209308.html...
03-10-24, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By Mad Honk

Rob, Buy the fork, put it on the tandem, and...

Rob,
Buy the fork, put it on the tandem, and install dual halogen head lamps in the mid braze ons. Smiles, MH
03-09-24, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By fender1

Schwinn Paramount 50th Anniversary 60cm

Had this for a bit but realized I am not a racing bike afficionado, so its time to find it a new home.
Asking $1400 shipped in the lower 48.
$1300 for local pick up in PA 19312.
If my pricing is...
03-07-24, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By bwilli88

I put a lot in mine. ...

I put a lot in mine.
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I have quite a few of their bags and rolls...
03-07-24, 03:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,126
Posted By Robvolz

The new Masi in person

I remember reading that this existed. I think I may have seen it on the website. But for the first time I walked into a bike shop and theyíre on the rack was a brand new chrome lug MASI criterium...
03-06-24, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By John E

Sell or give it to someone of appropriate size.

Sell or give it to someone of appropriate size.
03-06-24, 12:11 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 10,399
Posted By AdventureManCO

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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:D
03-05-24, 09:24 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,974
Posted By nlerner

Day 1 was the monthly Rose Bowl ride. Yesterday...

Day 1 was the monthly Rose Bowl ride. Yesterday was San Gabriel to Seal Beach, accompanied by Manny66 and two additional harbor pilot locals. Sunny and low 60s as we made our was along the San...
03-04-24, 01:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By Steel Charlie

For the Man Who Has Everything

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/bop/d/sacramento-campagnolo-speed-freewheel/7723765446.html
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