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05-05-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By DanseMacabre

French Motobecane Cyclotouriste M.T.H.C pre-1958

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French Motobecane Cyclotouriste M.T.H.C pre-1958...
04-27-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 649
Posted By -holiday76

You Don't Know Jack...

I've got a new to me Jack Taylor project that nlerner picked up for me (maybe last year?). It's orange. It's dented. It's a real POS.

Let me know if you want pics and I'll send you a post card...
04-26-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By BTinNYC

scarlson would weld for 2-3 seconds, stop,...

scarlson would weld for 2-3 seconds, stop, inspect, file, clean, file, inspect, clean, inspect, file, clean, then weld for 2-3 seconds. It reminded me of the only other detailed metal work I've seen...
04-21-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7,612
Views: 821,466
Posted By obrentharris

Wow! I certainly hope there will be an in...

Wow!

I certainly hope there will be an in depth thread with detailed pictures of this one.
Brent
04-17-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,473
Posted By jet sanchEz

I'd buy this if it were local, a 1975 Raleigh...

I'd buy this if it were local, a 1975 Raleigh Competition in pretty good nick with a lovely Huret Jubilee derailleur

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-view-details.html?adId=1606041143
...
04-16-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18,858
Views: 2,309,872
Posted By northbend

Continued....Some riders approaching on the high...

Continued....Some riders approaching on the high plateau

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51995355994_b0f8b16ef1_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ndDMR5)Open Road Poetry 6 (https://flic.kr/p/2ndDMR5)...
04-09-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 926
Posted By Kilroy1988

Ged117 Thanks for your thoughts on the Super...

Ged117 Thanks for your thoughts on the Super Python, I'm glad it holds up! John has pretty much covered the bases on period-correct derailleur alternatives to the plunger types if that's what you're...
04-06-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 926
Posted By Kilroy1988

The c. 1954 Carlton Super Python is on the Road!

Hello all,

I started a build thread for this one a while back but that got rather convoluted, so here's a fresh one for the finished results! Yesterday I started with a frame on the shelf and...
03-20-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By PilotFishBob

Springtime for Hetchins

Yes, recently re-watched "The Producers". Finally finished up a project I'd alluded to in other threads without specifics, a 1950 Hetchins - either a SuperSport or a Nulli Secundus. Based what I've...
03-17-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18,858
Views: 2,309,872
Posted By bironi

Botty Kayer, You get some wild shots in an...

Botty Kayer,
You get some wild shots in an urban environment.
Thanks much.
I live vicariously.
Byron
02-25-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18,858
Views: 2,309,872
Posted By botty kayer

Last week Drillium Dude asked if it would be...

Last week Drillium Dude asked if it would be possible for me to take a pic of his old haunts when he was living and working over here 20+ years ago. I replied and said I’d b able to swing by this...
02-22-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 598
Posted By Kilroy1988

A Mid-1950s Express Werke AG (Bavarian) Road Bicycle

Hello folks,

I trust everyone is doing well! Yesterday I had the good fortune to pick up this 1950s Express Werke AG road bicycle that was built in Newmarkt in der Oberpfalz in Bavaria. Express...
02-03-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18,858
Views: 2,309,872
Posted By gaucho777

I took the extended "alternate route" home on my...

I took the extended "alternate route" home on my commute today. Nice little stretch of Eroica prep. Time for some new handlebar tape. (I did zip up that pocket before continuing; I opened it to get...
01-20-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 26,112
Views: 3,628,604
Posted By nlerner

Here’s an update on my 1940 (most likely) Sports...

Here’s an update on my 1940 (most likely) Sports Light Roadster project. A pic from when I first brought it home:...
01-15-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 26,112
Views: 3,628,604
Posted By nlerner

Well, thanks to the enabling of thumpism and ...

Well, thanks to the enabling of thumpism and clubman, those two bikes are now in my possession. Here's the Raleigh Sports:...
01-15-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 18,858
Views: 2,309,872
Posted By botty kayer

I woke up at stupid o'clock this morning and...

I woke up at stupid o'clock this morning and couldn't get back to sleep, so as it was foggy and all atmospheric and mystical outside, I thought I'd pop out for a spin and try to capture the moodiest...
12-30-21, 11:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,186
Posted By 2wheels2

Hello / picked up first C/V bike

Hello everyone. First time posting in these forums after considering getting a classic / vintage bike for a very long time.

When in school in the '80s, I always planned on getting a good road...
12-27-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,985
Posted By cudak888

Chaincase cover is on! ...

Chaincase cover is on!

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Also soldered the end of the...
12-11-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 18,858
Views: 2,309,872
Posted By Kilroy1988

I finally tightened up the lock ring of the fixed...

I finally tightened up the lock ring of the fixed cog on the '51 New Hudson, so I went out for a 36 mile ride this afternoon to enjoy the flipped hub... I love riding fixed but it's been a couple of...
11-24-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,849
Posted By Wet Coast Rider

I've always wanted a bike with a Sturmey Archer 3...

I've always wanted a bike with a Sturmey Archer 3 speed (or similar) hub. Obviously there are lots around still but I really want a "club" style racer and I've never found one in my size. Not being...
11-20-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,073
Posted By gugie

Custom racks for a Rene Herse

I received an email from the proprietor of BikeRecyclery (http://www.BikeRecyclery.com) out of Portland, Oregon, buying & selling high end vintage/used bike parts. Justyne found a well preserved,...
10-07-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,985
Posted By cudak888

Quick update. First, obligatory beauty shot: ...

Quick update. First, obligatory beauty shot:

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Thanks to...
09-07-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 26,112
Views: 3,628,604
Posted By markk900

Got out for an hour’s ride on the Humber just...

Got out for an hour’s ride on the Humber just before the rain started…....
08-13-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 18,858
Views: 2,309,872
Posted By northbend

I've been visiting Rattlesnake Lake for nightly...

I've been visiting Rattlesnake Lake for nightly dippety-do-dahs during this latest heat wave. The night Drillium Dude was with me was the clearest night sky of the bunch, lots of stars and a few...
08-12-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18,858
Views: 2,309,872
Posted By non-fixie

I am slowly trying to coax mrs non-fixie towards...

I am slowly trying to coax mrs non-fixie towards the classic drop bar racing bike format, and this is where we are now: A 1984 Koga-Miyata RoadWinner. Still in beta, so daily test rides are in order....
07-12-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By juvela

----- markings on shell are its...

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markings on shell are its specifications (not a serial)

lug pattern is NERVEX 86 bis/158

pump pegs appear British rather than NERVEX

mudguard stay eyelets on taper tubes appear they...
06-15-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,159
Posted By gugie

5 guys, 5 days, 500km in Virginia

Back in the beginning of the year, Spaghetti Legs sent out an email to the usual suspects titled "Bustin' out in 2021", anticipating vaccines, ability to travel, etc. sometime in the late...
06-11-21, 11:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,985
Posted By cudak888

Waiting on the new hub axle, so took an...

Waiting on the new hub axle, so took an opportunity to give the hub shell a good cleaning on the inside:
...
06-10-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,985
Posted By cudak888

I brought out a rusty spare pulley wheel and...

I brought out a rusty spare pulley wheel and compared the bolts. Turns out some pretty gnarly gunk had built up in the '50s original wheel, so I took the rougher of the two bolts and made a tap out...
06-09-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,112
Posted By Roger M

I like 23c even if the kool-aid doesn't. The are...

I like 23c even if the kool-aid doesn't. The are great for fast road and runs to the store.
...
06-07-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,985
Posted By cudak888

"Get your 1950 Raleigh Superbe Kit Today!"

That's what it feels like, anyway! I wish all new projects came with Much Assembly Required. :D

This is (was) Ged117's bike of which most of you have probably seen, adorned with a Cyclo 3-speed...
05-18-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,442
Posted By gugie

PSA - Society of Three Speed membership

The Society of Three Speeds (S.O.T.S.) is the mindchild of Portland local Shaun Granton (https://societyofthreespeeds.wordpress.com/). Among other things, he's an illustrator and lover of many things...
05-13-21, 04:57 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 40,589
Posted By nlerner

So I came up with a concept for the $35 low-end...

So I came up with a concept for the $35 low-end Claridge I picked up for this contest. Here are my as-found pics for those who don’t want to scroll back:
...
05-12-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,002
Posted By spudly

Two Nice NOS Austro Daimlers

I was fortunate to just acquire two NOS Austro Daimlers from a seller whose late husband worked in marketing for them in the 70's/80's. They, an Ultima and Vent Noir (circa 1978 and 1977,...
05-04-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18,858
Views: 2,309,872
Posted By ExPatTyke

Had a good ride out on Sunday, first one for a...

Had a good ride out on Sunday, first one for a little while. I had a bit of a reaction to my COVID jab, and was advised to take it easy for a couple of weeks, so Sunday was my first bash at a longer...
05-03-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18,858
Views: 2,309,872
Posted By Andy_K

Since Paris-Roubaix was postponed again this...

Since Paris-Roubaix was postponed again this year, I organized a small group to ride the route known as "Oregon's Perry Roubaix" (because it's gravel -- we don't have pavé -- and goes through...
05-02-21, 12:18 AM
Replies: 18,858
Views: 2,309,872
Posted By Johno59

Still frosting at sunrise in May!

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Unfortunately the unseasonal frost has killed a lot of blossoms but the...
05-01-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By T-Mar

The subject bicycle appears to be a circa 1982...

The subject bicycle appears to be a circa 1982 version, which can be verified via the serial number. The OEM rear derailleur was a Simplex LJ1000. Besides the noted rear wheel and brake levers, the...
05-01-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By juvela

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1983 Canada market catalogue page -


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05-01-21, 02:14 PM
04-29-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 18,858
Views: 2,309,872
Posted By Johno59

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1948 Robin Hood , racing saddle, swallow path-racer handlebars - doesn't...
04-28-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18,858
Views: 2,309,872
Posted By nlerner

I picked up this ‘74 Int’l frameset from Andy_K...

I picked up this ‘74 Int’l frameset from Andy_K over the winter, built it up with various bits I had around, but it wasn’t until today that I had a chance to give it a test run:

...
04-22-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,746
Posted By no67el

Gitane Tour de France 60cm

Gitane Tour de France-- 1972(?)

SOLD! Thanks all. Glad this one is going to a good home.

Reynolds 531.
Seat tube 60cm center-to-center, top tube 59cm c-to-c.
Simplex delrin...
04-20-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18,858
Views: 2,309,872
Posted By Roger M

I rode into town today to pick up a bag from...

I rode into town today to pick up a bag from Swift Industries. This would be my longest ride on the big Expedition, at fifty five miles. It's a comfortable bike and 38 Gravelkings are a nice change...
03-23-21, 03:28 AM
Replies: 18,858
Views: 2,309,872
Posted By ExPatTyke

A longer ride out yesterday as sunshine and blue...

A longer ride out yesterday as sunshine and blue skies were forecast. No sign of it though as I left Weston eastbound through Locking, Banwell, Churchill, and Langford, before climbing onto the...
03-13-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,394
Posted By cudak888

Brought two of the other Sports out for funsies: ...

Brought two of the other Sports out for funsies:

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02-17-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,143
Posted By Kilroy1988

A Friendly Gesture - Gifted an Early '80s Pro-Miyata

Hello folks!

This morning a gentlemanly friend of mine (a retired school teacher who rides in same circle as my uncle) asked me if I wanted his old Pro-Miyata, which he purchased new. It happens...
12-16-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 26,112
Views: 3,628,604
Posted By cudak888

The splined driver from a later AW/FW/S5 will...

The splined driver from a later AW/FW/S5 will work, and of course, be easier to get a 21T sprocket for.

I do have a threaded driver I pulled from a 1949 FW (which I want to swap to splined, just...
12-16-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 26,112
Views: 3,628,604
Posted By Salubrious

My 1935 Roadster (Raleigh Sports Model) came with...

My 1935 Roadster (Raleigh Sports Model) came with a set installed. Stainless spokes too. They were definitely available after the war as well.


Yes. The newer carrier is a lot easier to live...
12-06-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,913
Posted By VRJAKE

BITD converted many a road bike to single speed...

BITD converted many a road bike to single speed or fixed. Learned a lot of what works, how to re-dish wheels, get a straight chain line, gearing, brakes - yes always at least a front. Like what...
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