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09-17-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 103
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Posted By rustystrings61

And I have this 1973 Raleigh Competition...

And I have this 1973 Raleigh Competition (https://www.flickr.com/photos/150060413@N08/albums/72157709655071672) that has become my all-road bike, featuring a flip/flop hub with 17/19T Surly Dingle...
09-17-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,114
Posted By ollo_ollo

Early mountain bikes offer a lot of possibilities...

Early mountain bikes offer a lot of possibilities for not much $$. Some are even lugged and lack the unicrown fork. Canti brakes and a chrome moly (sometimes oversized) steel frame, add Moustache,...
09-16-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,114
Posted By partyanimal

It's 26" so not exactly what you're looking for...

It's 26" so not exactly what you're looking for but I kinda got into these old Peugeot 80s MTBs. Picked this Orient Express up for $10 on Marketplace, stripped it down and rebuilt it. Just took it...
09-16-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,456
Posted By rjhammett

My British bike with lightweight Reynolds tubing:...

My British bike with lightweight Reynolds tubing:

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09-16-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,456
Posted By jamesdak

Well.... I guess I can share my answer to this...

Well.... I guess I can share my answer to this sort of along the same lines. Especially considering how much of the stable I have let go this past year.

So, along that train of thought what I have...
09-16-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,456
Posted By Andy_K

Why so few pictures on this thread? I'm not...

Why so few pictures on this thread?

I'm not even sure others would agree with me about which are the top 5 bikes in my collection. I might disagree with my own list a week from now, but I'll take...
09-16-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,456
Posted By Retrogrouch731

1. Confente 2. pre colombo Cinelli SC 3. De...

1. Confente
2. pre colombo Cinelli SC
3. De Rosa Professional
4. Masi Gran Criterium
5. Gios Super Record
09-15-21, 11:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 566
Posted By SurferRosa

Who knows without pics? Did you overhaul any...

Who knows without pics? Did you overhaul any part of the bike at all?
09-15-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 566
Posted By shelbyfv

You don't need a road bike any more than you need...

You don't need a road bike any more than you need an "expensive" bike. Don't force it and you'll settle in to your happy place.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,682
Views: 244,390
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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It’s old, heavy, and steel… but it’s what I have to...
09-07-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,857
Posted By gesta

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Peugeot PVN-10 650b conversion
Sram Rival 2x10...
09-03-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 712
Posted By verktyg

1969ish Gitane Tour de France

Hang on, help is on the way...

Place holder post, "I'll Be Back"

Teaser pics:
...
09-02-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 712
Posted By Slowride79

Here’s mine . As found with only a bath. Found...

Here’s mine . As found with only a bath. Found criterium shifters and Mafac levers but frame is 4-7cm too big so looking for smaller one ☹️...
09-02-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 712
Posted By capnjonny

Thanks for all the replies/ info. keep them...

Thanks for all the replies/ info. keep them coming. Here are some better pictures. I found some Mafac professional brakes in the bin so will probably use them if I have the straddle cables. I have a...
09-02-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 712
Posted By 3alarmer

...+1. I repainted one of these in white, and...

...+1. I repainted one of these in white, and those are the foil stickers I used. They are very nice. Here is what the blue ones look like.
.
...
09-01-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 712
Posted By rustystrings61

First off, the guy you REALLY want commenting on...

First off, the guy you REALLY want commenting on this bike is verktyg/Chas. Colerich, who taught me about everything I know about Gitanes!

If you can post a clearer picture of the seat tube...
09-01-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 64,060
Views: 9,889,192
Posted By '02 nrs

paramount-not cheap but nice!

https://wenatchee.craigslist.org/bik/d/wenatchee-schwinn-paramount-by/7366265018.html...
09-01-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 712
Posted By juvela

----- recall seeing them in white and in...

-----

recall seeing them in white and in purple flambouyant also at this time

here is a colour chart dated 1970 for U.S. market products -
...
08-17-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,803
Posted By livedarklions

You've been here since 2018 and didn't realize...

You've been here since 2018 and didn't realize that this is a moderated forum? Seriously? yourself.

Don't let the door hit you....
08-16-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3,491
Views: 859,133
Posted By Pavone

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Here’s my PA-10 just recently finished in time for...
Forum: Introductions
08-05-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By rsbob

A self-made man made out of adversity. Well done...

A self-made man made out of adversity. Well done sir getting an education on how to beat the system. You will need 5 posts before you can post a pic.
08-05-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 64,060
Views: 9,889,192
Posted By big chainring

Ebay local pick up in Marion , NY. Raleigh...

Ebay local pick up in Marion , NY.
Raleigh Prestige
https://www.ebay.com/itm/raleigh-bicycle-vintage-/304052067561?mkcid=16&mkevt=1&_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49286&mkrid=711-127632-2357-0
...
Forum: Introductions
08-04-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By Fjv593

I put 10 miles on it today. Tracked well. Index...

I put 10 miles on it today. Tracked well. Index shifting is still pretty dialed it. Need to do some rear brake adjustment but other than that it rolled good. Forgot how rigid Those frames are. But...
07-28-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8,027
Views: 2,559,282
Posted By Flatforkcrown

vintage roval tubular wheels. edit: Here’s...

vintage roval tubular wheels.

edit: Here’s pics of the wheels, and the bike with a Sachs New Success rear derailer.
...
07-23-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 775
Posted By gaucho777

Yes, I did repack everything soup to nuts, but...

Yes, I did repack everything soup to nuts, but didn't measure the spindle when I had it out. I'll be glad to take a measurement when I have a chance.



No toe overlap issues at all. The first...
07-21-21, 11:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 775
Posted By gaucho777

The saddle was a concern, but I wasn't willing to...

The saddle was a concern, but I wasn't willing to give up the ghost. I remember reading about a technique mentioned by an experienced restorer using the back of a spoon to press out the crevices in...
07-21-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 775
Posted By gaucho777

Ce n'est pas garbage!: 1975 PR10-L

Around the holidays, as I was driving to the post office, I spied a bike-shaped object down the road beside a trash pile out by the curb. As I approached, the checkered Peugeot graphics came into...
07-20-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By Chombi1

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Here's my 1984 TDF.
Used to be...
07-19-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By johnnyace

A couple of TdFs: the gold one (1972) I no longer...

A couple of TdFs: the gold one (1972) I no longer own, the blue one (1970-71) I currently own:
...
07-13-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By bikingshearer

Thanks for the heads-up. It looks like Happy...

Thanks for the heads-up. It looks like Happy Valley is closed from Bear Creek Rd to the first haripin from this Thursday until Halloween. They are just taking bids on the Pinehurst project (at the...
07-12-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,238
Posted By Cougrrcj

Positive Waves for your surgery/recovery! ...

Positive Waves for your surgery/recovery!

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07-12-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,238
Posted By trainchaser

Wow, I need heart surgery, wasn't expecting that!

Oh the joys of getting old and then, older. I've been experiencing a bit of chest pain when riding faster or uphill, didn't think much of it at the time. On July 3rd I was on my way to get my 2nd...
07-08-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,031
Posted By Hank195

This ad on Danish TV for the TDF does a...

This ad on Danish TV for the TDF does a remarkable job of capturing the “dress code” and how it (we) are viewed by others. Pretty entertaining and spot on - as someone above said - “I’ve been seenl
...
06-24-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 26,664
Posted By johnnyace

I wasn't going to buy any more, but I couldn't...

I wasn't going to buy any more, but I couldn't help it. Found this one locally, in my size, and in great shape. Only bike I regret having sold was my gold 1972 TdF, so it was easy. Bonus points for...
06-20-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,561
Posted By Sir_Name

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06-19-21, 12:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,388
Posted By habes78023

Treks went from the three digit series to four...

Treks went from the three digit series to four digit series meaning aluminum, or then a four digit starting with a 2 meaning carbon fiber. They actually still made these around the same time. They...
06-17-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By P!N20

This is pretty much the aesthetic I aspire to....

This is pretty much the aesthetic I aspire to. Note aero QR lever positions.
06-17-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By chainstay

Happy Birthday Eddy Merckx

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06-15-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,250
Posted By verktyg

1983 psv 10

Lest it be known, a number of the top left coast builders used Super Vitus 980 tubing during the early 80's. They could get it inexpensively, the tubes were accurately sized plus well finished. At...
06-13-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,250
Posted By cb400bill

pic assist ...

pic assist

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06-13-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,397
Posted By livedarklions

Harris Cyclery Last Day

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Just now, Harris family on the last day of Harris Cyclery. They...
06-10-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3,491
Views: 859,133
Posted By Flatforkcrown

So, after moving to Virginia from Florida I had...

So, after moving to Virginia from Florida I had given up on riding. The hills were too much, and there was a pandemic going on. I had sold my last bike in January to fund a deluxe reverb. My belly...
06-09-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2,302
Views: 874,923
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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06-07-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By randyjawa

It is not too difficult to go from this... ...

It is not too difficult to go from this...
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...to this......
06-07-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By romperrr

Great build from a great seller. You're...

Great build from a great seller. You're encouraging me to finish up my Holdsworth build.

Enjoy it!
06-07-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By billytwosheds

Looks like a *very* well put-together bike....

Looks like a *very* well put-together bike. Further proof that a mixed Campagnolo group can look hot :love:

Oh the places you'll go.
06-06-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,393
Posted By Rdmonster69

Thanks Bro !! As soon as the orthopedic surgeon...

Thanks Bro !! As soon as the orthopedic surgeon said I could start working out I’ve went at it HARD ….. I have a neurosurgery appointment this week and hopefully I can space those appointments out...
06-06-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 751
Posted By cudak888

Yes. Wait, what was the question again? ...

Yes.

Wait, what was the question again?

-Kurt
06-06-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,561
Posted By botty kayer

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06-05-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By repechage

Very Nicely turned out. 753.

Very Nicely turned out.
753.
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