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05-11-22, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By Narhay

1977 Marinoni Special

Interesting Marinoni came up in London a couple hours away from the center of the universe in Toronto. My friend happened to be going by yesterday and picked it up for me and dropped it off. The...
Forum: Touring
03-30-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,972
Posted By indyfabz

Hot coffee and a toasted bagel FTW.

Hot coffee and a toasted bagel FTW.
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

That is a prototype Schwinn, ("the Goldfinger...

That is a prototype Schwinn, ("the Goldfinger bike") designed by then Schwinn employee, Odd-Job, working under the direction of Schwinn engineering consultant, Auric Goldfinger, who was given the...
Forum: Touring
03-20-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,332
Posted By staehpj1

One thing for sure... don't let it get too far...

One thing for sure... don't let it get too far out of hand. Heel spurs can be the result and can get bad. Achilles tendon surgery can be miserable. Nip it in the bud early by what ever means...
Forum: Touring
03-20-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,332
Posted By phughes

I will second that advice. I had Achilles tendon...

I will second that advice. I had Achilles tendon issues in my first tour, and perineum discomfort. Lowering the saddle helped both. Now I have no issues with either.

With the saddle too high, you...
Forum: Touring
03-13-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 969
Posted By Tandem Tom

Is beer a tool??😄😄😄

Is beer a tool??😄😄😄
Forum: Touring
02-19-22, 11:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By veganbikes

LOVE THEM! Have had them since last May (ish) and...

LOVE THEM! Have had them since last May (ish) and they are awesome. Very comfortable and the "horns" are perfect as they are where I have my hands a lot of the time on drop bars (maybe a touch...
01-14-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 514
Posted By VtwinVince

Very cool Garry, guess I missed that one. Looks...

Very cool Garry, guess I missed that one. Looks like the bike I used on my paper route BITD. Greets from down south here in Duncan.
01-14-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 514
Posted By T-Mar

A 1939 serial code indicates a 1939 ot 1940...

A 1939 serial code indicates a 1939 ot 1940 model. As noted by Mark, it is a "roadster" style frame. However, beyond that it gets tricky. The only men's roadster models in 1939 and 1940 with the...
07-19-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,932
Posted By 3alarmer

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07-01-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 60,486
Posted By brianhamp

CCM Imperial GT

I found this awesome CCM today. A CCM Imperial GT Ladies model. 28 x 1 1/2 Dunlop Ranger tires. Sachs "Komet Super" single speed rear hub. Flyte saddle.
Serial number is K 796904 ( Possibly 1976 ?...
05-23-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 886
Posted By juvela

----- me parents honeymooned on the...

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me parents honeymooned on the island...

...August of 1936 it were...

...at Ladysmith


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05-16-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,643
Posted By Johno59

Bitd

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This saddle is 111 years old....
05-05-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21,059
Views: 3,916,109
Posted By James1964

Minor surface rust.

Minor surface rust.
03-24-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,350
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

not going to win place or show with this one, but...

not going to win place or show with this one, but what the hell ... it's my surfboard fender for a beach ride by ......
Forum: Touring
01-26-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 22,738
Posted By Bassmanbob

If I ever do a tour through Texas, I'm getting...

If I ever do a tour through Texas, I'm getting one of these.
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12-29-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 31,274
Posted By DiabloScott

Terminology: front fork, rear cassette.

Terminology: front fork, rear cassette.
12-27-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,945
Posted By nlerner

But it's in a book! It must be true! I...

But it's in a book! It must be true!

I understand that the Centurion serial # hoax is associated with an obscure millennial sect known as the Takarians, who purport to advocate for feeding babies...
12-18-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,712
Posted By squarenoise

Here’s my 1984 Miyata 610. The only original...

Here’s my 1984 Miyata 610. The only original parts are the Wheelset (Sealed Bearing Suntour Hubs), Seatpost and Rear Rack. The rest of the build is mostly period correct-ish, plus newer cockpit. I...
12-15-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,098
Posted By dangraham

"If you show me a tube out of its box, does it...

"If you show me a tube out of its box, does it come in a box? Is it genuine or grey market or a genuine counterfeit? I want a box."

One more impact of COVID is that some retailers are only able to...
11-27-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By dangraham

Would it be reasonable to conclude there must be...

Would it be reasonable to conclude there must be a Schwinn Paramount covered in dust but otherwise in minty shape somewhere in your neighborhood?
11-01-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,480
Posted By T-Mar

Thank-you for posting the update. Everything was...

Thank-you for posting the update. Everything was pointing to 1972. It's nice to have corroboration.

I know the Picton area fairly well. For a few years, we made an annual day trip to take the...
Replies: 13
Views: 906
Posted By thinktubes

Hold out until he throws in a couple of live...

Hold out until he throws in a couple of live chickens.
10-09-20, 12:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By 1simplexnut

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how about a red one with campagnolo victory ?
10-08-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By randyjawa

Nice find and at a darn good price. Isn't this...

Nice find and at a darn good price. Isn't this fun!

Thought that you might like to see the Carlton Corsair that came my way this summer for fifty dollars less that the OP paid......
09-12-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,565
Posted By dangraham

Another gorgeous find! I love the look of the...

Another gorgeous find! I love the look of the Shimano 600. It's in amazing shape for a bike of that vintage.
09-07-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,712
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Wow. Nice upgrades. My earliest touring bike had...

Wow. Nice upgrades. My earliest touring bike had no braze-ons anywhere. Even the rear derailleur stop was clamped.🤭 Some of my happiest continental crossings were on that ol' Univega,.. of course...
08-27-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By T-Mar

The fork should be chrome. Fully chromed forks...

The fork should be chrome. Fully chromed forks were a common feature on the Canadian market models. It appears to be circa 1983-1984, though I don't see any Piaggio decals. Definitely a Japanese...
Replies: 7
Views: 2,166
Posted By cycleheimer

Obviously it depends on condition. It is,...

Obviously it depends on condition. It is, however, a touring bike. Touring bikes make great all purpose bikes. They are a bit heavy and a little slow, in comparison to competitive road racing bikes,...
07-02-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 445,371
Posted By John Nolan

Here's my 86 Miyata 100M. I converted it from...

Here's my 86 Miyata 100M. I converted it from drop bar to upright. I changed the cranks to Shimano 660. Swapped the brakes for Mafac Racers and added Suntour levers, thumb shifters and derailleurs....
06-04-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,548
Posted By AdventureManCO

OP actively channeling this thread...

OP actively channeling this thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1143952-so-how-big-too-big.html)
06-02-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,548
Posted By seedsbelize

I have a 62 cm Paramount, which I can ride...

I have a 62 cm Paramount, which I can ride comfortably. It was my dream bike at the time. Also, at the time, I was riding 58 cm frames. Upon getting used to that larger frame, I now have settled into...
06-01-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,548
Posted By gaucho777

4cm too big you say? ...

4cm too big you say?

https://www.hss.edu/conditions_limb-lengthening-overview.asp
05-21-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,252
Posted By madpogue

:foo: Oh, the BIKE! Actually,...

:foo:




Oh, the BIKE!

Actually, I wouldn't call the bull moose, the thumbies or that crankset "low end". The only real "low end" components I see are the seat post and the rear mech. Fun to...
03-28-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,712
Posted By cycleheimer

Fuji Saratoga (as in New York "Saratoga"). Very...

Fuji Saratoga (as in New York "Saratoga"). Very nice bike. Very happy to have it....
02-03-20, 02:56 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,712
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Are aluminum bikes allowed on this thread? ...

Are aluminum bikes allowed on this thread?

An 86' ST 500, definitely not the top of the line. A $50 spec bike I bought for flipping; not quite my size.
...
01-16-20, 05:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,402
Posted By crank_addict

Erotica. Her name is, Ava. ...

Erotica. Her name is, Ava.
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01-13-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,402
Posted By USAZorro

So y'all leave it to me to save the world? :D ...

So y'all leave it to me to save the world? :D

10 set up with Brooks' (the Fuji with the Imperial is away for a short visit), one BIM, one rhm and lighter-weight offerings on two of my three...
01-13-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,402
Posted By due ruote

Those confounded tribbles wind up everywhere.

Those confounded tribbles wind up everywhere.
01-12-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,402
Posted By ryansu

Sprung Brooks ...

Sprung Brooks

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01-12-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,402
Posted By Shrevvy

Just picked this one up on eBay. This is the...

Just picked this one up on eBay. This is the seller's photo. It is for my white 1988 Lemond Pro.
...
01-12-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,402
Posted By 76SLT

Cinelli Volare SLX Limited Edition ...

Cinelli Volare SLX Limited Edition
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01-12-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,402
Posted By big chainring

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01-08-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,455
Posted By noglider

I've been using toe clips since I was 14, and I'm...

I've been using toe clips since I was 14, and I'm 58 now. I'm perfectly adept at them, but I prefer SPD cleats. SPDs are easier to get into and out of, especially if you're learning for the first...
11-13-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 99,137
Posted By kalker

72 Fred Deeley Deelite apollo

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09-13-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 27,423
Posted By dangraham

When I first read the title of this post, I...

When I first read the title of this post, I recalled reading a thread in which one of the senior members criticized a new member for simply asking a question that, apparently, had been asked and...
09-06-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,709
Posted By dangraham

So you needed physio-therapy after acquiring a...

So you needed physio-therapy after acquiring a new knee? You added a touch of retail therapy and ended up with a new Legge? Where will this end? ;-) Nice looking bike!
09-06-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,709
Posted By jetboy

what is your wife's name and phone number? and...

what is your wife's name and phone number? and what flowers does she like?
09-06-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 48,659
Posted By sallen73

Picked up this '84 the other day with a bag of...

Picked up this '84 the other day with a bag of the original parts that were taken off; the paint is in very good shape for 35 year old bike.
...
Replies: 15
Views: 5,174
Posted By tmh657

I had one go through my hands and IIRC 500- 600...

I had one go through my hands and IIRC 500- 600 was the selling price on CL. That was 5 or 6 years ago and it had a complete tear down with all consumables replaced. It did not have bar end shifters...
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