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06-03-24, 08:35 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 45,391
Posted By ascherer

2024 Edition 72 Paramount P13-9 ...

2024 Edition

72 Paramount P13-9
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70 Raleigh Professional Mk. I...
05-23-24, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,107
Views: 395,167
Posted By 52telecaster

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650b 3 speed. It's an old gitane tour de France. An excellent ride...
05-12-24, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8,042
Views: 1,003,796
Posted By ascherer

I have a Shogun 500 mid-range tourer that I...

I have a Shogun 500 mid-range tourer that I bought from a member along with my Falcon. It was nicely configured although not fully to my preferences, 3x6 with bar end shifters, 27" wheels being the...
02-03-24, 03:33 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,650
Posted By TenGrainBread

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Yep the bike is in fine shape, it will look good after a...
01-21-24, 03:40 PM
Replies: 28,093
Views: 4,654,100
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...
01-15-24, 05:47 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 62,448
Posted By PlymouthJLA

Giving this wonderful thread a solid bump to...

Giving this wonderful thread a solid bump to hopefully encourage more contributions.
01-13-24, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 688,063
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Sitting inside today after taking my '84 620 out...

Sitting inside today after taking my '84 620 out for a chilly 35° ride yesterday. Ideally, I'd find a nice 39T middle ring to erase the last vestiges of the factory 50/45/28t half-step setup, but...
01-10-24, 05:51 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,439
Posted By Robvolz

It’s done….

Ok, I still need to swap a washer or two, and I’m leaving the cable ends off in case I locate some decent gum globe hoods….

Today was the kind of day, post storm, sun out, cold but not too cold...
01-04-24, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8,042
Views: 1,003,796
Posted By DAbiker2023

Lately

I finally put fenders on the Bridgestone. A real pain to put on but I think it turned out well. And found a CB-1 frame on eBay. going to be a grocery hauler....
01-04-24, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8,042
Views: 1,003,796
Posted By ascherer

I finished truing the tubular wheelset for my...

I finished truing the tubular wheelset for my Paramount last week. I used fiber Dremel wheels to remove the small amount of very old glue on them and today I mounted the new Vittoria Corsas, just in...
01-02-24, 11:10 PM
Replies: 8,352
Views: 3,154,205
Posted By seagrade

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12-31-23, 10:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,617
Posted By Ged117

Great project, looking forward to seeing the...

Great project, looking forward to seeing the finished bike. These Sturmey hub gear conversions of old Raleighs or British 531 frames generally speaking make for really fun commuters, day riders,...
12-30-23, 07:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,617
Posted By bulgie

Mine went through a similar evolution. I think...

Mine went through a similar evolution. I think mine is a '71 (bought new — one owner!), same size and color as Rooney 's, mine even has the Nervex Pro lugs like his, that weren't in the catalog.
...
12-29-23, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By JustinHorne

Bridgestone RB1 Restoration and Build

Hey all!

Wanted to share about a recent project I did. I’ve been passively hunting for a fairly high end vintage-ish steel frame for a while now. I wasn’t actively looking for an RB1 per se, but I...
12-29-23, 03:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,617
Posted By retroshifter

SL-S30 works on clamp on shifter mount

I just tested my sl-s30 braze on shifter on an old suntour clamp on mount. Works fine. I think most of the clamp on shifter mounts have the standard braze on shifter mount dimensions, especially if...
12-24-23, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8,868
Views: 1,170,179
Posted By 75lechamp

Super cool Weinmann centerpulls

These were hard to find, for my '64 Paramount P12 build (thank you Billy!)

...
12-21-23, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8,042
Views: 1,003,796
Posted By MrGastrognome

Oof! I managed to post this to the wrong thread...

Oof! I managed to post this to the wrong thread yesterday...
What I had mistakenly started as a quick upgrade turned into a month and a half of downtime. Finally thanks to the CV for sale forum,...
12-20-23, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1,254
Views: 135,862
Posted By MrGastrognome

Thanks to Rooney for today's box of Suntour...

Thanks to Rooney for today's box of Suntour shifty bits and Diacomp brakey bits. Easy like Sunday morning.
12-19-23, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,254
Views: 135,862
Posted By ascherer

Great deal from Rooney on a pair of Campagnolo...

Great deal from Rooney on a pair of Campagnolo skewers, and he even came to meet me with 'em! I always like to meet a fellow C&V Forum member in 3-D.
12-12-23, 11:07 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,924
Posted By 52telecaster

I Have a 73 super course with cr18s and an aw...

I Have a 73 super course with cr18s and an aw hub. It's a great bike!
12-10-23, 06:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,820
Posted By jamesdak

Ode to RobbieTunes! I had one of these...

Ode to RobbieTunes!

I had one of these also, another smaller than I liked frame that I still enjoyed for awhile. Did mine right by building it with a much more modern Campagnolo 10 speed...
12-10-23, 03:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,220
Posted By chain_whipped

Unless I missed it, not a mention here about...

Unless I missed it, not a mention here about handlebar compliance, materials, thickness etc..

Next to the wheelset / tires and type, the 'handlebar' is one of the most significant in reflecting a...
12-09-23, 01:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,220
Posted By Piff

Very frustratingly I can't now find the video,...

Very frustratingly I can't now find the video, but it was a steel bike set up with the rear wheel off the ground. They loaded the pedal until the frame flexed considerably, and then when released the...
12-06-23, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 715
Posted By M A V

1995 Klein Adroit 😍

Just sharing my Adroit, just got a great deal on these wheels.
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12-05-23, 05:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,924
Posted By aceves

A little different concept is my Sturmey Archer...

A little different concept is my Sturmey Archer S2 hub on my path racer. No cables needed, just switch gears with a quick back pedal. Just thought I'd throw it out there. I have posted this bike on...
12-05-23, 04:48 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,924
Posted By nlerner

A very different approach is to go 3x1: ...

A very different approach is to go 3x1:

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11-26-23, 03:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,173
Posted By Portlandjim

Handlebar bag rack finished today

I just finished making the handlebar bag rack for my 1978 Merz touring bike. I have been procrastinating on this task for a long time! I just need to send the parts out to get chrome plated. The rack...
11-26-23, 11:52 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 56,935
Posted By trainman999

This showed up at the door the other day, came in...

This showed up at the door the other day, came in talked to my other Paramounts. It decided to let me be it's caretaker for the forseeable future so I made a spot and added it to the fleet.​​​​​​​...
11-19-23, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8,868
Views: 1,170,179
Posted By smontanaro

Suzue Classica hubs from bicycletricycle (much...

Suzue Classica hubs from bicycletricycle (much more active on the Paceline). The rear is spaced at 130mm, but it also came with a 126mm kit.
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11-12-23, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8,042
Views: 1,003,796
Posted By 2wheeljonz

After it sat for twelve years in boxes and made...

After it sat for twelve years in boxes and made two cross country moves, I finally put together my Fuji Touring Series V. When I got it it was set up with flat bar cockpit. I switched to 700c wheels...
11-09-23, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8,042
Views: 1,003,796
Posted By Mr. 66

The 1977 MKM is back on the road. Reynolds 531...

The 1977 MKM is back on the road. Reynolds 531 26.8? Seatpost I think. High flange Campy on Weinman convex 27" rims with chrome double butted spokes. Double triple, cranks and very rare rear...
11-05-23, 05:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,847
Posted By Sedgemop

Sorry about the crash. Glad you're recovered. Did...

Sorry about the crash. Glad you're recovered. Did the raccoon make it?

You lowered the price on this a little, right?
11-03-23, 07:45 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 35,603
Posted By Roger M

Same bike as a few posts up, but a couple of...

Same bike as a few posts up, but a couple of years later.

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10-25-23, 11:04 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,439
Posted By Andy_K

Thanks. I like it too. ;) I have to say,...

Thanks. I like it too. ;)

I have to say, though, the collection of pantographed parts Robvolz has put together for his is a very nice touch that mine is lacking.
10-25-23, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 688,063
Posted By jPrichard10

It's been a long time since I've posted an update...

It's been a long time since I've posted an update on the 910. I haven't changed much since I got it; Campy Ti Record seatpost and Brooks Cambium saddle are a mainstay of my stable, as are the Shimano...
10-13-23, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8,042
Views: 1,003,796
Posted By Sierra

Thanks to all who answered. I'm going to try...

Thanks to all who answered.
I'm going to try the Kool-Stop shoes with the cantilevers first and If I'm still not happy with the braking I'll go with the Tektro brakes.
10-12-23, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6,587
Views: 830,822
Posted By JohnDThompson

A word of caution: aluminum will clog the...

A word of caution: aluminum will clog the grinding stone and can cause it to overheat and potentially shatter. You don't want to be anywhere near when that happens! If you haven't already, re-dress...
10-11-23, 03:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,742
Posted By Peruano

Let Phil do it

I faced the same quandry and decided to let phil do the respacing. You bought a caddy why have your cousin vito overhaul it or use it for snow plowing?
Phil will also renew the grease as a bonus.
10-05-23, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,162
Posted By squarenoise

25" Cannondale T1000 Frameset Plus Extras

Here's a super clean 1993 Cannondale T1000 frameset along with some extra parts, including the original racks. Everything is in really nice condition with a little bit of cable rub in the paint on...
09-29-23, 08:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,921
Posted By hopperja

Specialized Expedition

Over the summer I finally admitted to myself that my Surly Crosscheck isn't the ideal touring bike. Don't get me wrong, it's an excellent bike, but because it's not purposely built as a tourer, I was...
09-29-23, 12:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,847
Posted By Sedgemop

Friday bump for a beaut.

Friday bump for a beaut.
09-19-23, 11:15 AM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,605,186
Posted By Sedgemop

Also being sold right here on this site by Forum...

Also being sold right here on this site by Forum member Rooney: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1278459-c-1973-cinelli-speciale-corsa-60cm.html
09-19-23, 07:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,540
Posted By Trakhak

My Columbus SL/SP '85 Bianchi Specialissima was...

My Columbus SL/SP '85 Bianchi Specialissima was at least as vertically stiff as any giant-down-tube Cannondale I ever rode.

A young materials engineer on YouTube posts (on his channel Peak Torque)...
09-17-23, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 474,924
Posted By fender1

My 85’ ST400 converted to indexed 10 speed drive...

My 85’ ST400 converted to indexed 10 speed drive train.


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09-10-23, 12:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By MauriceMoss

That panto reads PMZ - acronym for (Luciano)...

That panto reads PMZ - acronym for (Luciano) Paletti, (Antonio) Mattioli and (Soldino) Zanasi.

Here's a decal from a prototype frame they did:
...
09-03-23, 06:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,524
Posted By MauriceMoss

It looks like an early 1970s Fuji 'The Finest'....

It looks like an early 1970s Fuji 'The Finest'. Surprising that there is no serial number on it - can you check the lower part of the seat tube on the non-drive side for any sign of indentation?...
08-25-23, 09:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,716
Posted By RustyJames

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08-22-23, 08:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 707
Posted By notenoughdaylig

I've been using Pirate Ship. They give quotes to...

I've been using Pirate Ship. They give quotes to UPS and USPS. Super cheap for small stuff (60% off retail). I haven't done a frame in a while.
08-18-23, 09:56 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,951
Posted By gugie

Retirement!

After 33 years in the semiconductor industry, I've finally hit the finish line. I've been joking with rccardr that he's my hero and I hate him - he's been retired since I've known him, and shows up...
08-11-23, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 688,063
Posted By WOTWU

Beater trek to vintage car homage

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This is my beater trek elance 400 commuter bike turned 70s toyota...
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