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07-21-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 393
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, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By Mad Honk

FS: Trek 670 F&F

I have been cleaning up the bikes I bought in the 1980's when I was a bit taller. My 670 which is one I bought direct from Trek in 1985 while working in a dealership is one of those too tall bikes...
07-11-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By ThermionicScott

Fantastic idea! I'll do that. :thumb:

Fantastic idea! I'll do that. :thumb:
07-08-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By obuckler

86/7 Bertoni Corsa Mondiale

I am in possession of this bike for refurbishment for my daughter in
law. Essentially has no miles on it —test rides after reassembly (was shipped to me) show a very smooth ride with perfect no...
Forum: Southeast
07-06-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 168
Posted By Juan Foote

Maybe NOW it will matter when you get buzzed.

New Georgia law demands drivers to give bicyclists distance on the road (wtvm.com) (https://www.wtvm.com/2021/07/04/new-georgia-law-demands-drivers-give-bicyclists-distance-road/)




The 3 foot...
07-03-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: July 1971 in Bicycling! magazine

Included articles are:
"Bicycling Around the World" (the third and final installment of Heinz Stucke's transcontinental adventure)
"High School Races" (includes at least one name you all should...
06-28-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 182
Posted By Alsobay

Miele Latina picked today.

Found this very original Miele today. Beautiful paint job in great condition. Forks not so much. Beyond patina but very rechromable. Wheels are original Ambrosio Miele in really nice shape. Original...
06-26-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,556
Posted By Reynolds

First one: ...

First one:

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06-26-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By Mushrooom

FS: Vitus 979 54cm with Ultegra 6500 groupset

Here’s a very sweet looking Vitus 979 in excellent shape. The 979 is a bit lighter than its big brother, the 992, but it offers a more relaxed and less stiff ride. I think this is the lightest bike...
06-25-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 715
Posted By 75lechamp

Updates

Getting things back together now... I decided to go with a nice set of Campy brakes, will keep the original Weinmanns in reserve, along with the 3 pin TA, which is really nice, but I will put on a...
06-21-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,965
Posted By Rolla

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-21-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 374
Posted By TullySteve

Thanks for all the ideas! A fine pic and sharp...

Thanks for all the ideas! A fine pic and sharp fine file, great light and $5 "jeweler's loop" from Harbor Freight cleaned up the threads to start. Then good lube and gradually working the cup off...
06-18-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,147
Posted By steelbikeguy

when did that weird bit of OCD first appear? I...

when did that weird bit of OCD first appear? I sure don't recall hearing of it back in the 70's or 80's, but I wasn't hanging around with the OCD folks either.

in any case, it seems to have...
06-15-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,495
Posted By gugie

From left to right, Doctorate in Computer...

From left to right, Doctorate in Computer Science, Doctorate in English, Medical Doctor, and a guy we call Doc
...
06-15-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,495
Posted By nlerner

As gugie noted, I started in Boston: ...

As gugie noted, I started in Boston:

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I took the...
06-15-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,495
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...
06-13-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By SpeedofLite

40 Years Ago: June 1981 in Bicycling Magazine

Articles included in this post are:
With the Editor: "Road Block"
"The Open Road" (short news items)
"Show of Shows" (Frank Berto at the International Cycle Show in NYC)
"Technical Q & A"

As...
06-11-21, 02:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,573
Posted By Hproduguidon

I love your c5 this model in red is very rare...

I love your c5 this model in red is very rare even in France I am looking for one and impossible to find even though I have four c5 motobecane...
06-09-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By noobinsf

Free to a good home -- 1950's Peugeot PC40 frame/fork

Update: no longer available

I bought this frame over the weekend to save it from a scrap metal fate and give a modest donation to the co-op that sold it. Realistically, I will never get around to...
Forum: Southeast
06-08-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By 1979schwinn

Trail is open. A portion of the roots, (Chief...

Trail is open. A portion of the roots, (Chief Ladiga) have been ground down near Piedmont and Jacksonville, AL. This is the far West 33 mile piece from the Georgia / Alabama line to Anniston.
Most...
06-03-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...who knew that "in before the lock" was...

.
...who knew that "in before the lock" was censored ? Not me.
06-02-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By Drillium Dude

8-Speed Ergopowered 2002 Davidson 853

This Reynolds 853 frame and fork was custom-built for me at the old Elliott Bay Bicycles location back in 2002. Originally built with Super Record, in late 2011 it was converted to 8-speed Ergo with...
06-02-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By scarlson

584 is 650b. 650c is actually 571 so it's...

584 is 650b.

650c is actually 571 so it's actually 53.24t. Even more close to correct.
05-31-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 827
Posted By oneclick

Suntour barcon locknut replacements available

I got asked if I could make these so I made a prototype and the answer is yes.

It's made of brass, and I made this one thick just in case it needed more threads engaged (steel being stronger), but...
05-22-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,084
Posted By jamesdak

Pinerallo Monviso....don't judge me.

Ok,,,,,yes I know...I did say I had to downsize.....but....man.....how do you resist this?

This one has languished locally for over a year now. Took a day off last Tuesday to get a lot of riding...
05-19-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 939
Posted By randyjawa

It is all good and very happy to see that all of...

It is all good and very happy to see that all of my work is, once again, available to those who need it.

A couple of years ago, while sitting in the villa that I rent in Jamaica, a fellow...
05-18-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By vespajg

Lemond Team Z Build

Here's my recently finished Lemond Team Z build with full Campagnolo C-Record 8 speed. I built this up to be a rider from mostly NOS parts with a few substitutions for rideability. I've been on it...
05-16-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,068
Posted By montclairbobbyb

I REALLY did it...

I realize I've been talking about selling off most of my bike collection for awhile (on this and other forums), when suddenly I came to a moment of clarity... and I actually DONATED (yes, gave away)...
05-12-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,632
Posted By cb400bill

Pics for Posterity ...

Pics for Posterity


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05-04-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By T-Mar

So, for any members who haven't figured it out,...

So, for any members who haven't figured it out, the Peugeot serial number format is:

pymmxxxx(x) where:.

p i is a letter indcating the production facility, (i.e. B = Beaulieu, Y = Romilly Sur...
05-04-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By repechage

In 1975, I was given a chain and freewheel to...

In 1975, I was given a chain and freewheel to test for a month. I took they off after three weeks. Started skipping, when the Shimano engineers came back to pick the parts up I advised them.
Not...
05-03-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By steelbikeguy

just for fun.. let me post a few of my favorite...

just for fun.. let me post a few of my favorite advertisements. These were the pages that got my attention and created subtle desires and cravings. Some of those marketing folks earned their pay!...
05-03-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,170
Posted By iab

Rule 9. Don't like it, rule 5. But in...

Rule 9. Don't like it, rule 5.

But in reality, while I was born a bada$$ (the proof is below), I never go if it is raining at the start or the forecast is greater than 50%. I'm pretty much a...
05-03-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By steelbikeguy

and a report on the Bicycling Ernsts. The Ernst...

and a report on the Bicycling Ernsts. The Ernst family has been involved in racing and running a bike shop since Ted Ernst Sr. emigrated from Germany in the 1920's....
05-01-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 59,734
Posted By surveyor6

Here is my early 1970s Cooper. My boss found it...

Here is my early 1970s Cooper. My boss found it abandoned on a canal bank in Glendale, AZ. The paint was so sun damaged that I could not determine the color....
04-29-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By loudbay

Bertoni Pro Victory - My first Italian build <3

It rides all right...
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04-27-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By JohnDThompson

Tange had their own line of welded crowns. The...

Tange had their own line of welded crowns. The "CCL 1120" looks like the OP's crown:
04-25-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,358
Posted By jet sanchEz

About 10 yeas ago I answered an ad on Craigslist...

About 10 yeas ago I answered an ad on Craigslist from a guy who was looking to trade a bike he had for a Cinelli Supercorsa. I didn't have a Cinelli Supercorsa but I was interested to see what he was...
04-25-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,358
Posted By iab

FB flip-flop hubs, 1937 ...

FB flip-flop hubs, 1937

https://live.staticflickr.com/8200/8250116032_cd8fcbecf0_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dz314S)FB 003 (https://flic.kr/p/dz314S) by iabisdb...
04-22-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,258
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...
04-18-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,474
Posted By 3dvvitch

1988/89 Litespeed Titanium

Here it is, my unnecessary pandemic purchase. A 1988 (or possibly '89) Litespeed "Titanium". As far as I'm aware, this is the first Litespeed branded bicycle, which was superseded in 1990 by the...
04-15-21, 12:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 590
Posted By Jsendin

Marinoni Special Bargain find

A couple days ago I picked up a Marinoni for an amazing price. It had all the trappings of a great find: an old man selling his daughters bike, a single grainy non drive side picture and a vague...
Forum: For Sale
04-10-21, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,308
Posted By ventana

Mint 1974 Schwinn Paramount P15 For Sale

For Sale: 1974 Schwinn Paramount P15 $1,500 (check link https://photos.app.goo.gl/Czd9FniAABYj9BUZA...
04-09-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,605
Posted By xiaoman1

I am almost finished but I consider it nearly...

I am almost finished but I consider it nearly complete, so I thought I would post some pictures. I need to get a chain and cables on in order to take it out for a trial ride...but it's close....
04-08-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,578
Posted By Brewsmith

58cm Zunow Z-1 Frameset or Complete w/ Superbe Pro

Sold

Try as I might to make this fit, it's just too small for me to ride regularly and it deserves a better home. Took me years to find one this big, so I am bummed to let it go.... I am willing...
04-08-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By b dub

Could any of you tell me more about this Dunelt?

While picking up another British bicycle I checked out the following Dunelt.

...
04-07-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,888
Posted By WGB

Probably someone's grail frame ...

Probably someone's grail frame

https://wausau.craigslist.org/bik/d/brokaw-1983-dave-moulton-for-john/7303399576.html

Wausau, WI

1983 Dave Moulton for John Howard frame & forks - $250 (NE...
04-06-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By scozim

FS: 58cm Teledyne Titan frameset

$300 plus shipping via Bike Flights or if in the Northwest we could figure out a way to get to you. Sorry, no international shipping.

I suspect this is an earlier run Teledyne Titan as the serial...
04-05-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 742
Posted By Catnap

Gold Suntour Components - Superbe & Superbe Pro

I recently acquired a vintage 3Rensho bike that was custom made by Yoshi Konno for a bike show in the late 70s. It was on the cusp on the "aero era" and has a number of unique details to it. When I...
04-01-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By alexnagui

Saw this a couple of days ago, a tip how to align...

Saw this a couple of days ago, a tip how to align the hanger while on a tour

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/408x528/padricht_59b97ef9e638c5fff000887b7f6588b6e80bd521.jpg...
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