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01-31-23, 09:02 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 53,587
Posted By CV-6

Thought I did not have anything new in red to...

Thought I did not have anything new in red to share, but then I remembered this. Frame arrived last year. I just finished doing twine on the bars. It did get ridden last year. Looking forward to...
01-31-23, 07:49 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 53,587
Posted By gthomson

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-22-23, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 351
Posted By santa fe 2926

Peugeot Dolomites 1987

A purchase from EBay.Fr, 215 euros, including shipping. All English threads, 26.4 seatpost, 22.2 stem. Transferred a Mavic group from unrideable Mercian. Except couldn’t remove Mavic bottom bracket...
01-18-23, 02:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,148
Posted By Jsendin

I know this is an old thread. I recently bought...

I know this is an old thread. I recently bought the Origin 8 solution (waiting in the post) but in the meantime also made my own with Shimano Altus clamp-on shifters and Shimano barrel adjusters. I...
01-14-23, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By M1T

Mid-1930's Cicognani Racing Bike

Not mine, but easy on the eyes. It was sold last in the Grants Pass, OR area. These pre-war Italian and French bikes were often light and well designed. I have a 1930's French racer, builder...
01-08-23, 12:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,405
Posted By ehcoplex

Calling it ‘done’- at least for now. It’s (way)...

Calling it ‘done’- at least for now. It’s (way) too small for me, so I’ll have to wait until spring when my main (& shorter) riding pal returns from wintering in a warmer place. Even with a 32t large...
12-30-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,509
Posted By non-fixie

We haven't got the means to fly to the moon. :( ...

We haven't got the means to fly to the moon. :( This was within budget. :)
12-26-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 722
Posted By 1989Pre

I have never seen, or heard-of one with 26mm...

I have never seen, or heard-of one with 26mm clamp diameter.
12-26-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 722
Posted By Aardwolf

Judging by this catalogue page they were all 1". ...

Judging by this catalogue page they were all 1".
Hence the adapters: part numbers 709, 710, 711.
Edit: this is a "pre 1964" catalogue.
...
10-06-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5,878
Views: 656,475
Posted By Sierra

Early seventies Gitane Super Corsa

Just finished building this up.
Bought the frame set years ago and it's just been hanging in the garage since.
Used as much Campagnolo as I could, but with "geezer gearing" for my geezer legs and...
09-12-22, 05:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,649
Posted By El Chaba

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08-18-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,171
Posted By smd4

At this point, I’m thinking that the time for...

At this point, I’m thinking that the time for giving Alexandre the benefit of the doubt and attributing certain statements to language or cultural barriers is over. I don’t think he’s “suggesting”...
08-18-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,171
Posted By Drillium Dude

Do you have any idea how many "cultures" exist in...

Do you have any idea how many "cultures" exist in the US of A? Your generalization suggests nobody here can make a quality assessment of Mercet frames because we're separated by a large body of...
08-17-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By 52telecaster

Being old and fairly inflexible I can tell you...

Being old and fairly inflexible I can tell you the twitch is no big deal. 10 miles and you won't even know it's twitchy. It's amazing what you get used too. It just starts to feel really good.
08-13-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,667
Posted By SurferRosa

Sorta ballsy. Sorta crazy. Here's my go-to...

Sorta ballsy. Sorta crazy.

Here's my go-to page for hub calcs:

https://leonard.io/edd/howtomeasure
08-01-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,028
Posted By merziac

Full disclosure, please explain the rear brake...

Full disclosure, please explain the rear brake cable/seatpost interaction and function in complete technical detail including any problems, unreliability, user challenges, etc.

You have been asked...
07-30-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 543
Posted By jamesdak

Two out, a real beauty in. Kirk Terraplane content and pics

I'm slowly making progress to drawing down the collection/stable of bikes. Two of the 90's bikes have been moved on locally the past couple of weeks, the Klein Quantum II and then yesterday the...
07-29-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,409
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

This thread has all the makings of a pump and...

This thread has all the makings of a pump and dump scheme. The OP has a basement full of these things and due to all the quirky design features usability is compromised. My theory is this thread is...
07-28-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,409
Posted By jamesdak

These are almost as pretty as my Paletti. :D ...

These are almost as pretty as my Paletti. :D

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07-26-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 644
Posted By 1964Supersport

My 1964 Supersport, a work in progress.

I had someone ask me to post a picture of my 1964 Schwinn Supersport. I've had this bike since I was 10, I'm 67 now. Im really surprised I was big enough to ride it when I got it....
07-22-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3,639
Views: 1,009,490
Posted By moonm

My 1950's SPECIAL CNC MIXTE

This is my SPECIAL CNC MIXTE Bike.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x689/cr_upload_2_1148bb755d08715e41cb35d7129dfa82f8905bfd.jpg

More photos can be seen on my FLICKR...
06-19-22, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3,639
Views: 1,009,490
Posted By VintageSteelEU

Still work in progress, meant to be a sunny...

Still work in progress, meant to be a sunny Sunday ride. The frame is Grand Sprint 79/80. Weinmann 605 brakes, Weinmann brake levers, Belleri bars (with Hutchinson covers), Belleri stem, Stronglight...
06-16-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,933
Posted By genejockey

Someone up above said to ditch cadence...

Someone up above said to ditch cadence monitoring, but I'd actually disagree with that. If you're just getting into cycling, you'll probably tend to mash, rather than spin, and riding exclusively in...
06-08-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,666
Posted By seypat

I have a set of the Dia Compe BRS 100 dual pivots...

I have a set of the Dia Compe BRS 100 dual pivots on a bike with Microshift brifters. Short fingers also. Plenty of stopping power from the hoods with 2-3 fingers on the top of the lever below the...
05-10-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3,639
Views: 1,009,490
Posted By browngw

What a wonderful old bike! Pelissier was a big...

What a wonderful old bike! Pelissier was a big name in performance cycling for a long time. My circa 1965 Dilecta Le Blanc carries a later set of Pelissier hubs with Super Champion rims....
05-05-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3,639
Views: 1,009,490
Posted By 356geoff

Pelissier

I was told that it Is a 1950. I took it apart and cleaned everything repacked bearings and rode it. I didn’t repack the pedal bearings because these are some of the nicest pedals I’ve ever seen. The...
09-06-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,148
Posted By liquid_liquid

'sHere are a few quick shots. I had meant to...

'sHere are a few quick shots.

I had meant to start a full thread about this build but haven't gotten around to it. The bottom line was that I wanted to create a gravel ride with a frame I had...
12-05-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,773
Posted By AZORCH

This is my Bernard Carre´, circa late 60's/early...

This is my Bernard Carre´, circa late 60's/early 70's. When it popped up on French eBay advertised as a "randonneur," we debated on the CR list whether that was an apt description or not. Cantilever...
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