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05-23-22, 12:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 396
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Alex Singer Information?

Hello list friends,

I was fortunate enough to happen upon this Alex Singer. Beneath piles of children's bicycles and rust buckets caught my eye this very special offering... a potential Alex...
05-22-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 541
Posted By tyrion

I use an 8x10 Deardorff. ...

I use an 8x10 Deardorff.


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Hard to focus when riding,...
05-22-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,351
Posted By poprad

So the day after... Once the white smoke...

So the day after...
Once the white smoke cleared from above the Vatican and the angels ceased their melody, I collected my thoughts and committed to a group ride with the "slow group" of the ACBO....
05-21-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,351
Posted By poprad

It rides like a bike I've owned for 20 years and...

It rides like a bike I've owned for 20 years and tweaked until it's perfect. Tomorrow morning early will be the first real ride. It was an incredible day, filled with new friends, new bike, and...
05-17-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,031
Posted By 52telecaster

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Long boards on a hippie-camo trek 720.
05-15-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18,872
Views: 2,315,694
Posted By non-fixie

First real summer day of the year, so a must-ride...

First real summer day of the year, so a must-ride day. :)

We'd taken our bikes to the Land of Altena, a lordship dating back to the tenth century. Lots of history, small villages, and best of all:...
05-14-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,031
Posted By Triplecrank92

'83 Fuji Touring Series IV

Brooks saddle, hammered Handsome fenders, with all of the original Suntour Cyclone drive train. I replaced the tires with 27 x 1 Panaracer Paselas to fit the fenders. Still doing some fine...
05-10-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By Kilroy1988

Getting my priorities straight...

Howdy,

I have a handful of bicycles that need to be assembled, and three or four that need to be sold... However, I know what I want to ride next so I'm getting things in order!

-Gregory
...
05-10-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,174
Posted By jonwvara

Yes, understood. That's why I didn't say we're...

Yes, understood. That's why I didn't say we're well adjusted--just better adjusted than I thought.

In fact, I'm pretty sure that most of our bikes are better adjusted than we ourselves are.
05-10-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 10,206
Posted By Mr. 66

The wheels have been cleaned, the frame is...

The wheels have been cleaned, the frame is washed, the brakes as well. The chrome has gotten attention. I haven't serviced anything yet. Everything spins as they should, the freewheel is Dura Ace.
...
05-10-22, 12:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,174
Posted By tkamd73

I tend to seek out, and many times overpay, for...

I tend to seek out, and many times overpay, for NOS parts. But then I usually install them as fast as I can. I want to be the first to use, and appreciate the look, and function, of a new old stock...
05-03-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 10,206
Posted By Mr. 66

Oh yes it did take the stretcher. The drive side...

Oh yes it did take the stretcher. The drive side got lengthened a smudge.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_8995_ee933d5281751641857ae2941bc770fca4474a04.jpgThe...
05-01-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 10,206
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

1984 Centurion Comp TA

Let's see if I can make this work this year. Last year's super classy Fuji S12-S LTD needed chain, cables and housings at the very least to make it actually functional, but I was already at $100 for...
04-30-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By squirtdad

Buffalo soldiers on bike in Montana....Cino be...

Buffalo soldiers on bike in Montana....Cino be fore Cino :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0F1_MBAun4

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04-24-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,351
Posted By poprad

What better e-mail to read in the middle of a...

What better e-mail to read in the middle of a frustrating workday than "come by, your frame is back from the chromer?" So I did, and indeed it was. As usual I met some new and interesting folks,...
04-20-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,946
Posted By Homebrew01

Too late. Closed.

Too late.
Closed.
04-17-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 10,206
Posted By USAZorro

Cream of the crop on my local CL. Apparently...

Cream of the crop on my local CL. Apparently there's a 10-speed Huffy under that thar iron oxide....
04-17-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 42,416
Posted By Hproduguidon

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04-15-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,238
Posted By Bianchigirll

:eek: :twitchy: ...

:eek: :twitchy:
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04-15-22, 04:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,997
Posted By KansasJack

Here are pics of my garbage-picked bike. A tear...

Here are pics of my garbage-picked bike. A tear down and rebuild is underway.
...
04-14-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,035
Posted By xiaoman1

When you wear these to the LBS or a Century and...

When you wear these to the LBS or a Century and wonder why everyones staring. ...
04-14-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By gugie

July 23 - Bob's Big Bike Show - Bob Freeman in Northbend, WA

Announcement made over on CR (https://groups.google.com/g/classic-rendezvous-lightweight-vintage-bicycles/c/kB9C6wOiMMw/m/5UepuEoABgAJ).

After 2 years off, his summer time ride and show is back...
04-13-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By Murray Missile

Big Bird still lives!

Big Bird still lives!
04-12-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By iab

Vittoria was out of Palermo. ...

Vittoria was out of Palermo.

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04-12-22, 02:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,332
Posted By MauriceMoss

Carlo Dossena's shop was located in the Seguro...

Carlo Dossena's shop was located in the Seguro neighborhood of Settimo Milanese. The business is actually still in the same neighborhood (Via Curtatone, 5, 20019 Settimo Milanese (MI)), even though...
04-11-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By Narhay

I think this may be a timely reminder for the...

I think this may be a timely reminder for the reintroduction of another iteration of everyone's favourite trash polishing contest.
04-10-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By Andy_K

N-1 -- 2020 Clunker Challenge Completed

I'm not very good at N-1, but today I finally let one go out the door. One of the members of my cyclocross team is helping out a family from Afghanistan, and they needed a bike to get to work. I was...
04-09-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By VtwinVince

Some(c) Help Please

Long story short, I got this bike off a guy who was clearing out his shed, originally I was going to get his somewhat ratbagged Rossin, and wound up buying both. His dad got this bike in Switzerland....
04-02-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,648
Posted By C0UG4R

Polished the rims on it today. Drill definitely...

Polished the rims on it today. Drill definitely helped speed up the process....
04-02-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 939
Views: 105,677
Posted By botty kayer

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04-01-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,131
Posted By Soody

Barnfind Shogun

Just jumped on this for $20

The listing says:
1982 Shogun road bike with Shimano 600 gear has been stored in the back of the barn for 30 years. 24" frame. Some surface rust. Great project for an...
04-01-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 39,457
Posted By Roger M

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04-01-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,253
Posted By GrainBrain

:lol::love:

:lol::love:
04-01-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 817
Posted By gugie

For $4.99/mo I have the bits to download to...

For $4.99/mo I have the bits to download to protect yourself from this.
04-01-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 817
Posted By nlerner

We're you too busy yelling at the neighborhood...

We're you too busy yelling at the neighborhood kids to get off your lawn?
04-01-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 817
Posted By thinktubes

I hear that they only work in the northern...

I hear that they only work in the northern hemisphere. South on the equator, they become “self-loosening” due to the coriolis effect.
03-31-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,292
Posted By Roger M

A late update to this Expedition thread. I...

A late update to this Expedition thread.

I haven't yet done any touring on it, but I ride this bike anytime there's hauling or shopping. It's not particularly fast or light, but this big bike is...
03-29-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 809
Posted By gugie

Andy brings up a good point, even though he has...

Andy brings up a good point, even though he has followed my advice and currently needs more than his fingers and toes to count all of his bikes. We ride together often, and more often than not he...
03-28-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By non-fixie

One distinct possibility is that it is an older...

One distinct possibility is that it is an older Groene Leeuw, which was "updated" somewhere along the way. The serial number implies it was made by a small builder, so it may even have been a team...
03-25-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,498
Posted By Andy Antipas

Grand Record 650b conversion

Here is my artistic spin and build circa 1973 Moto Grand Record). gugie did the frame modifications, braze-ons, and front rack. I built the wheels and bike. Plus, I added the painted lugs, lug...
03-25-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 916
Posted By droppedandlost

I think chrome plates have their place and that...

I think chrome plates have their place and that one is lovely.
I would put it on the Chiorda.
03-25-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,498
Posted By AJI125

1972 Fuji The Finest

Will do a build thread eventually as it has a story to tell. Test ride today to check out brakes/shifting etc. Ultimately need to decide whether to keep the short stem with the shorter top tube and...
03-23-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,399
Posted By martl

1990ish Learco Guerra made from Minimax, built...

1990ish Learco Guerra made from Minimax, built with some odd bits and ends. Repaint by me

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03-22-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 939
Views: 105,677
Posted By T-Mar

My son's bicycle. My son's camera. My...

My son's bicycle. My son's camera. My photography.
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...
03-21-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,935
Posted By OldsCOOL

Nothing too fancy, just a slice of Americana....

Nothing too fancy, just a slice of Americana. 1986 Trek 760.


...
03-21-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,863
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

A few pics from the trip

Back home now and sifted through some pics and hopefully got some stuff not duplicated earlier. Day 1 may have been the hottest (I skipped last day tho to visit family), involved a loop through...
03-19-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,863
Posted By nlerner

Our last day of riding! The good Doc at San...

Our last day of riding! The good Doc at San Xavier Mission:
...
03-18-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,863
Posted By nlerner

Bird’s-eye view of gugie telling a tale. ...

Bird’s-eye view of gugie telling a tale.

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03-18-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,328
Posted By RustyJames

Grail bike, check

There was discussion of this in the eBay/Craigslist thread and with the proper bad influence of merziac I nabbed this 1983 Strawberry. I have wanted a bespoke bike but canít make myself bleed the $$...
03-17-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,863
Posted By nlerner

gugie is in the background somewhere: ...

gugie is in the background somewhere:
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The crew at...
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