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07-15-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 476
Posted By noobinsf

Univega Alpina and VW Bug?

Univega Alpina and VW Bug?
07-10-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 631
Posted By MauriceMoss

Nothing here is jumping out at me, but the...

Nothing here is jumping out at me, but the GutFeel™ check says it's a French frame. We'd need to get the threading and tubing dimensions as unworthy1 mentioned.

The brake bridge, while not unique,...
07-09-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 376
Posted By MauriceMoss

It looks like a Piave: ...

It looks like a Piave:

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1600/s_l1600_13__23a949a8be5cd3fd0a5a1488249d542017933c3c.jpg


Ciclo Piave (by the Michelin family) is a very...
07-08-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By cyclophilia

The French orange painted bicycle with the 3...

The French orange painted bicycle with the 3 tubes Columbus sticker looks like an Arctic Cat made by Stella.

Comparable to the Stella SX-76 but with downmarket derailleurs.
07-08-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4,106
Views: 389,741
Posted By jonwvara

I pretty much need a 47 to work properly with a...

I pretty much need a 47 to work properly with a 42-tooth big ring--a larger one would interfere with the swing of the front derailleur. A 48 would probably work, though.
07-07-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14,375
Views: 3,221,309
Posted By JacobLee

Well, I had to muster all of my courage, but it...

Well, I had to muster all of my courage, but it was the right thing to do. I’ll be sure to have it checked out.
07-06-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,247
Posted By ShannonM

I said it before, and I'm saying it now: ...

I said it before, and I'm saying it now:

This is one of the raddest bikes I've ever seen.

If it were mine, (and ohh, how it wish it were mine...) it'd be a drop-bar plushy...
07-03-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By noobinsf

Sold

Sold
07-02-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By JohnDThompson

Yes, that's an OEM Tange "Trident" crown, used on...

Yes, that's an OEM Tange "Trident" crown, used on mid-80s high-end racing Treks (531/753/Columbus). Socketed fork ends and dropouts would have been used as they became available.
06-30-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By T-Mar

Kawamura manufactured Nishiki Professional. I've...

Kawamura manufactured Nishiki Professional. I've seen chrome plated foreign market models.
06-29-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,058
Posted By cb400bill

FYI, we have had accounts that were opened years...

FYI, we have had accounts that were opened years ago that were only recently activated and used for spamming. You don't see this as the mod staff work hard to keep the forum free of spam. It's a huge...
06-28-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By noobinsf

The headset is one reason I still have the frame...

The headset is one reason I still have the frame and really wanted it to work! Here is the rest of the rotating newsfeed:

...
06-25-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 364
Posted By Mushrooom

53cm Conti with complete Galli groupset

Here’s a wonderful example of detailed and meticulous Italian craftsmanship at its best: the Conti Designer (probably 84). The history of this bike and its rarity are so cool that they add a little...
06-22-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By non-fixie

The Record decal is part of a generic set. I...

The Record decal is part of a generic set. I suspect it was used by the odd bike shop as a "house brand":
...
06-12-21, 04:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 542
Posted By MauriceMoss

nategar If you remove the fork, is there a...

nategar If you remove the fork, is there a matching number on the steerer tube?



This frame looks an awful lot like an MKM (https://www.mkm-cycles.co.uk/) from around 1976-ish, judging by the...
06-05-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 716
Posted By johnnyace

You just never know who you'll meet while camping...

We returned yesterday from camping for the week in central Oregon. The weather was perfect, although warmer than usual for this time of year.

To my surprise, the couple that were the camp hosts...
05-31-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By oneclick

No, I put a spell on them so when they get lost...

No, I put a spell on them so when they get lost they magically find their way back to the pile of ping****its under the bench, so I can sell them to you again.
05-31-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4,106
Views: 389,741
Posted By oneclick

Ok, I had a go. This one's made from brass, I...

Ok, I had a go. This one's made from brass, I thought I'd use that as stainless can be a pain to machine and I only have one 4x0.7 tap, so I didn't want to break it.

It's a bit thicker as well, I...
05-31-21, 01:58 AM
Replies: 4,106
Views: 389,741
Posted By oneclick

Thanks, all my projects take a long time.

Thanks, all my projects take a long time.
05-30-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By Repack Rider

1983 Ritchey Annapurna

Big shoutout to Josh Orlando for bringing my 1983 Ritchey Annapurna back to life. He had to track down vintage shifters and period correct tires (WTB and Tioga).

Tom built this one custom for me,...
05-30-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4,106
Views: 389,741
Posted By dweenk

If you can make them, I'll bet there are a few...

If you can make them, I'll bet there are a few folks on the forum and elsewhere who would buy them.
05-27-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,672
Posted By CityParkCruiser

Here's a better picture of the Stella, I hope

OK, take two on the picture. Hopefully this comes across better and bigger! I'm working on lots of cleaning and polishing, but this is the basic concept. Rides wonderfully!
05-26-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 959
Posted By verktyg

Small West Coast Custom Builder

I agree this frame was probably made by a small US custom builder.

I liked those Prugnat Type 62D lugs, built some frames with them in the mid 70's but they were a lot of work to clean up. That...
05-25-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,240
Posted By Doug Fattic

When I was wondering around the UK using a Brit...

When I was wondering around the UK using a Brit Rail pass visiting frame builders looking for a place to learn in the early 70's, I was surprised at how many builders their actually were. There was a...
05-25-21, 01:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,240
Posted By GMull

More pictures

I have added bare wheels to the frame so that you can see the clearance and rake of the forks.
Wheels are Araya blue label with Dura Ace 7500 track hubs from the early 80s. I had these prior to...
05-21-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,632
Posted By verktyg

3Rensho

I met with Shin and Yoshi Konno plus another member of their company - CYCLONE Limited - at the 1979 New York International Bicycle Show.

It was their first visit to the US and they were looking...
05-19-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By Dylansbob

unworthy1 Nope, sorry. This stuff would be all...

unworthy1 Nope, sorry. This stuff would be all out of my league if it weren't into buying a bike that was already 50% Mavic'd out.
05-14-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,663
Posted By curbtender

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x927/mmb_swap_meet_2021_800x1236opt_600x927_387576a0cb3f47922ff23e8b43639e942e65ebc1.jpg
There you go.......
05-14-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,632
Posted By fender1

I got it from an ebay seller in Washington state...

I got it from an ebay seller in Washington state ( I am in SE PA) and the listing was mis-titled and the size listed was incorrect. The paint was original and the previous owner bought the frame and...
05-14-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,632
Posted By Doug Fattic

I'm not convinced yet this is a Tom Ritchey frame...

I'm not convinced yet this is a Tom Ritchey frame for sure. It's possible of course but I have also studied pictures of Peter Johnson's frames and they have the same features too. I'm a frame builder...
05-13-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By Kabuki12

I was given a 1971 Stella in silver that looks...

I was given a 1971 Stella in silver that looks very close except for the pump peg. It came with center pul Wienman brakes , Campagnolo matchbox FD , Velox RD , Grand Sport shifters , and Campagnolo...
05-13-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,430
Posted By fabiofarelli

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1180x2000/ciocc_alan_a45e3c302bb84ad87571cfc7d3b5c6a35c795dff.jpg...
05-12-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,632
Posted By obrentharris

I think Peter (not Michael) Johnson is a strong...

I think Peter (not Michael) Johnson is a strong possibility. He is a Bay Area guy and certainly built bikes with very similar shot-in seat stays and similar work on the fork crown.
If my hunch is...
05-12-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,316
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,...
05-12-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By juvela

----- likely a 1973 model it seems like...

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likely a 1973 model

it seems like all of our San Francisco bay area Stella examples are from that time

lug pattern Prugnat 62/d

as recalled, kitting for this model included...
05-12-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,632
Posted By gravelinmygears

Maybe!

I got a local shop working on it!
05-12-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,430
Posted By fabiofarelli

I forgot the Alan Frera. ...

I forgot the Alan Frera.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/p1170131_e64067bfabc5a9a7820b7f478342eaa48136517b.jpg
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05-12-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,632
Posted By curbtender

Talked to the seller. He purchased at an estate...

Talked to the seller. He purchased at an estate sale. Peter Johnson and Roberts came as a possible, but he had no one to ask. Says the bb has no number.
05-09-21, 03:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,157
Posted By Schlafen

The tubeset is called just that : Columbus MS. ...

The tubeset is called just that : Columbus MS.
From my research it was produced mid to late 80's in a very small number, so frames are still very rare. Basso and Tomassini seem to be the most...
05-05-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 789
Posted By MauriceMoss

I agree with T-Mar about this being a Maruishi...

I agree with T-Mar about this being a Maruishi build. If it was badged Nashbar (which I think is very likely) it would have been a Race SIS, which would mean a Tange 2 tubing. I think the remnants of...
05-05-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,432
Posted By noglider

I've been using this pipe stanchion method for...

I've been using this pipe stanchion method for ages. I remember buying the pipe at Home Depot. I chose a pipe that was damaged on one end, figuring I'd save the store the cost of one pipe since no...
05-05-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 673
Posted By The Thin Man

I wouldn't say that's off topic. Yellow is ideal...

I wouldn't say that's off topic. Yellow is ideal but let me mull over the possibility of white. Thanks for posting!
05-04-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By rhm

I'll guess it's a lady's model Flyer with an...

I'll guess it's a lady's model Flyer with an incomplete frame. The Flyer is supposed to have a two piece frame with springs. This looks like the springs and the upper frame piece have been removed. ...
05-04-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4,106
Views: 389,741
Posted By dweenk

Thanks, but Ex Pres has me covered.

Thanks, but Ex Pres has me covered.
05-02-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,382
Posted By gugie

I'm sure scarlson is breathing a sigh of...

I'm sure scarlson is breathing a sigh of relief...

Nice score!
04-30-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,203
Posted By MauriceMoss

It's not a Pinarello. It's a (late 80s-ish?)...

It's not a Pinarello.

It's a (late 80s-ish?) Bottecchia, likely made with Columbus Cromor tubes as that 'CRM' stamping on the bb shell indicates. Bottecchia used to stamp the tubing type on the bb...
04-28-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By Unca_Sam

Shimano 600 with an aero cover. The cockpit looks...

Shimano 600 with an aero cover. The cockpit looks untouched, with the AX stem, bars, levers, and bar ends.
It's unusual for me to go grab a bike, but I couldn't let this pass.
04-21-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,223
Posted By smontanaro

Hub is 32H. I see it stamped "07 95", but no...

Hub is 32H. I see it stamped "07 95", but no other markings).
04-16-21, 02:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 665
Posted By merziac

Paging selaing

Paging selaing
04-11-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By non-fixie

Van Tuyl VT 550

During the first COVID lockdown, about a year ago, I got bored and bought this Van Tuyl VT 550 frame for €40. It is a nice large size, has vertical drop-outs and fender eyelets, is made of Columbus...
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