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02-02-23, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8,013
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Posted By Bianchigirll

JulesCW was offering these beautiful Campanutella...

JulesCW was offering these beautiful Campanutella brakes and rear derailleur and I just could not resist. Great parts, fabulous price and super fast shipping.
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02-02-23, 01:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 545
Posted By bulgie

Thanks, I just realized I don't really have a...

Thanks, I just realized I don't really have a gallery for that bike, just a few snapshots at the mo. The baby pictures from when it was new are on 35 mm slides, never got around to scanning them....
02-01-23, 08:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By 1simplexnut

Picture is not my creation , but is inspiration...

Picture is not my creation , but is inspiration for making some sun loungers for out by the pool . ( work in progress ,no pics )

...
02-01-23, 05:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By bulgie

Yet another toilet roll holder: ...

Yet another toilet roll holder:
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The hub was cracked at a spoke...
02-01-23, 04:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 83
Posted By PilotFishBob

2nd Annual New Ga. Bike Swap

This was posted earlier today in the CABE, I chatted with the organizer. This year's venue has relocated closer to the metro Atlanta area - seems to be a potentially interesting affair, especially...
02-01-23, 02:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By Dfrost

The Seattle Space Needle, modeled in old bike...

The Seattle Space Needle, modeled in old bike parts. These were made by a very clever mechanic at Bike Works (https://bikeworks.org) as table centerpieces for their annual big fundraiser dinner and...
02-01-23, 01:45 PM
Replies: 26,685
Views: 3,901,535
Posted By mirfi

Raleigh RSW, circa 1974, made in Japan. Last...

Raleigh RSW, circa 1974, made in Japan. Last month it had one wheel in the dumpster. Now with new bearings and grease in the headset/bottom bracket/front hub, new chain, shifter and pedals, it is a...
02-01-23, 01:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 545
Posted By bulgie

Stop me if you've heard this one... I won a race...

Stop me if you've heard this one... I won a race thanks to chainstay rollercams!

Early days of NORBA, I'm pretty sure it was the first Norba-sanctioned race in Washington state. The entry form...
02-01-23, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 303
Posted By 52telecaster

We saw tuba skinny on Rue Royal. Awesome show! I...

We saw tuba skinny on Rue Royal. Awesome show! I also went to Michael's and bought a bottle. Great time down here!...
02-01-23, 09:13 AM
Replies: 74,108
Views: 12,049,337
Posted By SoCaled

2 Raleigh's - $650 - Pittsfield, MA ...

2 Raleigh's - $650 - Pittsfield, MA
https://westernmass.craigslist.org/bik/d/pittsfield-two-rebuilt-vintage-raleigh/7565041314.html
"The perfect projects to fuss about with to pass the winter. I...
02-01-23, 07:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,031
Posted By romanlotus

1980 Motobecane Team Champion saved from from the dumpster

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02-01-23, 07:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By jamesdak

I've shared this before but this is how I've...

I've shared this before but this is how I've repurposed some old, mis-sized stems and handlebars.
...
02-01-23, 06:54 AM
02-01-23, 06:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By bboy314

A few old projects from the scrap pile: ...

A few old projects from the scrap pile:


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02-01-23, 12:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By The Thin Man

Old, failed hubs apparently make fine conversions...

Old, failed hubs apparently make fine conversions as pen holders. I made this one that sits on my desk at work.
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01-31-23, 10:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By 1simplexnut

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01-31-23, 08:43 PM
Replies: 74,108
Views: 12,049,337
Posted By WGB

A cheap trek ...

A cheap trek

​​​​​​https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/865831114724112/?ref=search&referral_code=null&referral_story_type=post&tracking=browse_serp%3Aee7f9a51-4e0b-48f9-bd7b-5449d286a69c
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01-31-23, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15,015
Views: 3,687,501
Posted By brandenjs

Well this fell into the "I've never had one or...

Well this fell into the "I've never had one or seen one" category so I had to pick it up. German made Staiger Trento 70 year anniversary edition. Heavy tank and not the highest quality, but it had...
01-31-23, 07:27 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By curbtender

Dressed warm but was enjoying the sunshine....

Dressed warm but was enjoying the sunshine. Looped past Lime Ridge on our way to coffee. ...
01-31-23, 05:56 PM
Replies: 26,685
Views: 3,901,535
Posted By thumpism

$50 for a men's Phillips and a women's Triumph in...

$50 for a men's Phillips and a women's Triumph in NH. Unclear if that's individual or pair pricing.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2167804183411537
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01-31-23, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 654,069
Posted By VintageSteelEU

Still have the big project going on. Not sure...

Still have the big project going on. Not sure when I'm going to finish it, probably will take a few months before I start building it up. The frame is Motobecane C5 with Columbus SL tubing. Most...
01-31-23, 04:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 827
Posted By P!N20

Can we keep this C&V please. ...

Can we keep this C&V please.

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/47/e8/96/47e89632059c6e69f9efdd3b99cda358.jpg
01-31-23, 09:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By steine13

I put old cable in housing before I cut it,...

I put old cable in housing before I cut it, making the step above unnecessary.

cheers -mathias
01-31-23, 04:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,152
Posted By arex

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01-30-23, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By gaucho777

It's cyclocross season, right? ...

It's cyclocross season, right?

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I wasn't planning to get muddy when I...
01-30-23, 08:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,231
Posted By GTBruiser

Schwinn Cimarron

My Schwinn Cimarron was stolen in 1994. Eleven years later I found it listed on Craigslist in a city 3 states from my home. I purchased it from a really nice guy that got it from his local co-op as...
01-30-23, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 654,069
Posted By steine13

VintageSteelEU It's a 1981 Grand Touring....

VintageSteelEU
It's a 1981 Grand Touring. Sorry, I should have given a bit more information.

Temptation is everywhere, and this particular instance was on the Enabler™ thread; I posted my...
01-30-23, 05:37 PM
Replies: 74,108
Views: 12,049,337
Posted By brewerkz

67 Schwinn Continental, $190, Columbus Ohio, copper, copper, copper!

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/890408915748097

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01-30-23, 10:37 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,405
Posted By browngw

A "Favorit" of mine. NOT! This bike caused me a...

A "Favorit" of mine. NOT! This bike caused me a lot of pain after rebuilding and selling it during the pandemic. The rear wheel locked up tore up the hub and generally made a mess. I had to fix. the...
01-30-23, 09:48 AM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By northbend

Frigg'n cold outside yesterday but sunny. Rode...

Frigg'n cold outside yesterday but sunny.
Rode out n back to Duvall on the Snoqualmie Valley Trail for lunch.
An easy spin on gravel with no worries of slipping on ice......
01-30-23, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26,685
Views: 3,901,535
Posted By nlerner

Well, $15 and local to me, I couldn’t resist....

Well, $15 and local to me, I couldn’t resist. Contacted the seller through FBM and made arrangements to meet her at 7 pm last night at a local transit station. At around 7:15, it seems she was going...
01-30-23, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 654,069
Posted By steine13

The Motobécane I bought a few weeks back came...

The Motobécane I bought a few weeks back came apart without violence. It appears all it needs is a good cleaning; the bearing surfaces look good.

As a bonus, the drive side BB threads were deep...
01-30-23, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 572
Posted By chiefkurtz

Another free, large vintage steel frame.

This frame and fork was left by a dumpster, with some other odds and ends, how could I NOT rescue it? All of my research indicates this is a Raleigh Super Course Mark II, 25.5" (just my size). WL4...
01-30-23, 12:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,088
Posted By gorillimo

Congrats !I've had a lot of really nice bikes,...

Congrats !I've had a lot of really nice bikes, but my Paramounts remain my favorites.The only bike I led a criterium on....
01-29-23, 08:08 PM
Replies: 74,108
Views: 12,049,337
Posted By jamesdak

Late 90's Schwinn Circuit. This is one of the...

Late 90's Schwinn Circuit. This is one of the Reynolds 853 bikes from the short time Scott was building under Schwinn's name. I had one and it was really nice. Small size though but for $50.
...
01-29-23, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By gugie

My regular Sunday ride partner Andy_K called in...

My regular Sunday ride partner Andy_K called in sick, so I decided to pull out one of my summer bikes on a dry, sunny, chilly day.
...
01-29-23, 01:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,231
Posted By SurferRosa

Bring back the gibbeting cage!

Bring back the gibbeting cage!
01-29-23, 12:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,231
Posted By Polaris OBark

I was in our local REI a month or two ago, idly...

I was in our local REI a month or two ago, idly looking at a few bikes. One was a Salsa I think, but it had a bunch of non-standard parts on it. My impression was that it was a bit of an upgrade, and...
01-29-23, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By RCMoeur

Led my usual Sunday morning group to breakfast at...

Led my usual Sunday morning group to breakfast at a local eatery. 26.2 mile round trip. Mid 30s on the outbound leg, but T-shirt weather for the final miles. And I was forced to purchase large...
01-29-23, 11:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,231
Posted By JulesCW

In the early 1980s I worked at a bike shop in MD...

In the early 1980s I worked at a bike shop in MD --we'd regularly get deliveries of bikes and the bikes in boxes would sit for a bit on the sidewalk outside the mechanics' area (fully visible from...
01-29-23, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Hondo6

New Loaner Tool Available: Shimano TL-FH30, “Removal Tool for Multiple Freehub Body”

OK, I’ll play too.:) Looks like I now have a tool to make available to the Bike Forums C&V "tool loaner service".

Background: I recently ran across a source for the tool needed to remove and...
01-29-23, 10:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,138
Posted By The Golden Boy

There's nothing wrong just wanting a cool old...

There's nothing wrong just wanting a cool old bike that does what you want it to do. There's nothing wrong with taking it to a shop- especially if they do what you want- how you want.

Seeing all...
01-29-23, 09:06 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,405
Posted By beng1

I read that AMF bought up the Cleveland Welding...

I read that AMF bought up the Cleveland Welding Company late in the 1950s, and what I did find on serial numbers was on a forum for muscle-bikes. They thought that "M" was for 1970, so if you go up...
01-29-23, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By rccardr

31 mile jaunt on the new and newly built 84...

31 mile jaunt on the new and newly built 84 Raleigh Gran Tour. Frame was new in the box with full provenance.
Pretty rare sports tourer, 120 OLD rear, combination of 531 and 531c.
Built with a...
01-29-23, 06:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,231
Posted By Chuck M

I have not bought a stolen bike. But I have...

I have not bought a stolen bike. But I have missed out on one that I thought was hot that sold while I was checking with a friend that works for the local police department. As I mentioned the last...
01-29-23, 01:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,231
Posted By brixxton

A gang of tweakers used to hang on the corner of...

A gang of tweakers used to hang on the corner of Shattuck and University in Berkeley just down from the now closed Missing Link.
One sunny day I fell asleep in the grass on campus. I woke to find...
01-28-23, 07:24 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By SurferRosa

1982 Miyata 912 along my most basic Seattle loop...

1982 Miyata 912 along my most basic Seattle loop (Greenwood->N. Lake Union ->UW->Ravenna->Green Lake)
...
01-28-23, 06:08 PM
Replies: 26,685
Views: 3,901,535
Posted By thumpism

Dos Turistas for $450 in NJ! These look really...

Dos Turistas for $450 in NJ! These look really nice.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/402583665415871

...
01-28-23, 06:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,546
Posted By Murray Missile

I used the blue 3M Engineering Grade reflective...

I used the blue 3M Engineering Grade reflective tape on my old winter beater when I scratched the hell out of the fresh repaint. It was a perfect match for the DupliColor Metallic Blue I used.
...
01-28-23, 05:59 PM
Replies: 74,108
Views: 12,049,337
Posted By thumpism

Here's an odd one. Looks like a rod brake,...

Here's an odd one. Looks like a rod brake, single-speed 26 x 1 3/8-wheeled English bike. Only one photo and no description. $95 in PA.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/708693930880262...
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