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Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-24, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 580
Posted By terrymorse

Roadside Tire Repair

After getting stuck with a damaged tire last year on Mt. Hamilton, 12 miles from my car (thank you, Good Samaritan, for picking me up), I determined to not get stuck in the same situation. Fool me...
04-07-24, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By jjhabbs

New Condor Frame pics. Looking for more info.

Hey guys,
I just started taping the video on my Condor build. I'll post some pics here. I'm trying to find out what year it was built.
The condor company said it was late 60s or early 70s.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-24, 03:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,610
Posted By rr99

How many of you still ride their US Postal TREK? Display your TREK

Hi guys,

I'm a proud owner of 5200 TREK US Postal Service in size 58cm. Despite of the old geometry, still rides like a dream. I absolutely love it. What are your thoughts? Let see how many...
04-03-24, 08:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,008
Posted By chaadster

Bringing the bike up from the basement for Spring...

Bringing the bike up from the basement for Spring prep made me realize I never updated this thread! I did decide to keep as-is, but with a couple of aesthetically driven mods.

I did swap out to a...
04-01-24, 03:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,135
Posted By CV-6

ca. 1969 Lejeune Champion du Monde ...

ca. 1969 Lejeune Champion du Monde


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03-29-24, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By BMC_Kid

Picchio Special

I swear, this will be my last restoration. This one is incoming from the painter this next week just in time for my annual spring home coming.

I’ve always lusted after a Picchio since the time I...
03-28-24, 01:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,913
Posted By Robvolz

My 1st Japanese bike!!!

I drove to Bend OR to drop wine, Mac stuff and some random 1st gen dura ace (nos) and pick up a Bianchi Sabino, which I thought would make a good project for the kids at the co-op.

My buddy and I...
03-27-24, 07:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,135
Posted By ascherer

1972 Paramount P13-9 with old man...

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1970 Raleigh Professional Mk I å la...
03-18-24, 07:50 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 154,237
Posted By rjhammett

Here is the tiny 1981 Holdsworth Special that I...

Here is the tiny 1981 Holdsworth Special that I purchased today. The crankset is Avocet, the hubs are Avocet and the rims are Ambrosio. The rest of the components are pretty much lower end. I plan on...
03-16-24, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 1,130,200
Posted By Biker Pete

Motobecane Grand Record. Bought it new in 1975....

Motobecane Grand Record. Bought it new in 1975. Rode it for about 18 years with one servicing (as I recall). Sat in basement gathering dust for about 30 years. Finally disassembled everything,...
03-15-24, 11:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,805
Posted By Andy_K

Pulled a back muscle trying to lift it? ...

Pulled a back muscle trying to lift it?

Seriously though, a few years ago for the Clunker 100 Challenge, I picked up this Takara which had literally been sitting on the bike rack pictured here out...
03-14-24, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By oneclick

DIY frame transport box

I am about to do some travelling and have arranged (as one does) to buy a frame and bring it back on the flight.

This is an under-bed storage thingy sold by that nordic flat-pack furniture...
03-08-24, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By bulgie

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03-07-24, 03:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,145
Posted By Robvolz

The new Masi in person

I remember reading that this existed. I think I may have seen it on the website. But for the first time I walked into a bike shop and they’re on the rack was a brand new chrome lug MASI criterium...
03-06-24, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 819
Posted By CriticalThought

Near Unmolested Barn Find Zeus Competition - 1970s?

Baina ze demontre!



Another lucky stroke when a neighbor cleaning out his garage in order to move across the country told me he had a “couple of old bikes” from his father-in-law that he needed...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-24, 09:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,443
Posted By DaveSSS

I have 3 bikes and only one is under 18 pounds at...

I have 3 bikes and only one is under 18 pounds at 17.75. It weighs a little less with lighter bars and stem than the others that have integrated bar/stem and lighter 29mm deep climbing wheels. ...
03-02-24, 02:55 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 46,943
Posted By tjfastback66

RAT RIDE - '78 Raleigh Super Course ...

RAT RIDE - '78 Raleigh Super Course

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03-01-24, 04:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,816
Posted By SharpByCoop

1977 Paramount - #2 Restoration - Continued progress

After restoring scads of entry-level Schwinn Suburbans, Varsity's, Superior, and more, I acquired and restored THIS Paramount gem last Fall...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-24, 04:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,522
Posted By Rick_D

Because I brought it back from defunct state a...

Because I brought it back from defunct state a couple years back, my '83 Colnago. I ride it, not frequently, and enjoy it even while observing the fit is not what I recall, I suspect from a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-24, 03:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,522
Posted By Shadco

20 year old Gunnar Roadiie. Still in the rotation...

20 year old Gunnar Roadiie. Still in the rotation for flatter rides but at 72 when to road goes up something else comes out.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-24, 10:04 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,020
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

As it is said, "The way to be happy is to make...

As it is said, "The way to be happy is to make others so." For one thing, you are incredibly wealthy compared to historical norms, just because you are an American. I have close Muslim friends from...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-24, 09:15 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,020
Posted By baj32161

Thanks for all of the input. I'm finding...

Thanks for all of the input.

I'm finding that, at this point in my life, I like to use what money I can save on travel. As for my bike...I have never had more fun riding a bike than I've had with...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-24, 08:15 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,020
Posted By PeteHski

I would say that you probably appreciate the...

I would say that you probably appreciate the things you do have more than those who can afford them more easily. Beyond a pretty low threshold, happiness is not significantly related to wealth. At...
02-11-24, 08:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,238
Posted By botty kayer

Ti Merckx rebuild, possibly the greyest bike in the world

As I'm now in my 5th decade and my knees are starting to creak like a worn bottom bracket, I decided I need a bike with a triple. I've got a new fork and new wheels too so it turned out to be a near...
02-09-24, 11:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,261
Posted By Chuckk

Bikes I brought home to keep in 2023

Didn't anybody start the "Bikes I got last year" thread, or did I miss it?
Last year was a real buyers' market around here and I brought home a few!
I started out 2023 with this one. The son had...
02-08-24, 07:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,540
Posted By daverup

I think the easiest way for you to start would be...

I think the easiest way for you to start would be to look at slightly later C&V bikes (complete) from the late 90's or early 00 period. With something in that range, the components would be slightly...
02-06-24, 08:23 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 47,177
Posted By retlaw53

Here's my '71 UO8 that I finished a couple of...

Here's my '71 UO8 that I finished a couple of weeks ago. It was by far the most frustrating bike to work on...until I just accepted the fact that French bikes follow their on path. I found another...
02-05-24, 11:14 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 47,177
Posted By El Chaba

These one behaves quite well on the road….even...

These one behaves quite well on the road….even with its “winter” heavy wheels…
...
01-27-24, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By marius.suiram

Andre Bertin road bike, 60 cm Vitus 979

Selling from Cleveland, OH, 44111
Payment through PayPal f&f
Price: 400$ plus shipping SOLD

Beautiful condition, the bike has low miles.
Vitus Dural 979 frame and fork.
60 cm from center of...
01-27-24, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By sloar

Rossi swap meet find, questions

Picked this up today and really don’t know too much about it. I know they had low and high end models. Any idea about this one? I dig the Rino crankset, had a Rino seat post but it was to small...
01-27-24, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 743
Posted By iab

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01-27-24, 08:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,115
Posted By rols229

Cinelli stem and bars "Tour of Britain"

Hello there,

Could anyone share information on this stem and bars from Cinelli? I can't find any info on date of manufacture. or the meaning of the "Tour of Britain" model bars.

Thank you!
...
01-24-24, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By cinelliguy

FS: 1985 Centurion Ironman Dave Scott $700

Price: $700 & shipping CONUS $150
Local pick up in San Francisco Bay Area. Bike is located in Redwood City California 94061

Description: Serial #KF513761, Katakura made (Silk), June 1985 -...
01-23-24, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By chiefkurtz

Big Red has joined the collection

For some weeks now, a person in the Philadelphia area had a 1989 Schwinn 564 (63cm) complete bike for sale, for a very good price. Paramount Design Group bike, mfg somewhere in Asia. When I found...
01-23-24, 02:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,796
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Get the tire on the rim BEFORE any mastik. Pump...

Get the tire on the rim BEFORE any mastik. Pump it up hard, and walk away for a day or 2. Then pop it off, do your glue thing and presto. Thank me later.
01-23-24, 04:55 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,675
Posted By smontanaro

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01-23-24, 04:53 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,675
Posted By smontanaro

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01-19-24, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,548
Posted By Smokinapankake

Aaannnnd we now have a rideable bike. Just needs...

Aaannnnd we now have a rideable bike. Just needs grips to finish it off.
...
01-17-24, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 956
Posted By SharpByCoop

70's (?) Velosolex Etoile - restoration

I have owned this bike longer than any of my current 20+ restorations. It has sat in the back of my basement, unloved, for years.

Purchased through a friend from an upstate CT bike shop in 1990,...
01-16-24, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By Kekec1965

Holdsworth track/path ID help needed

Last Sunday purchase and same day pick up, a lovely Holdsworth (?) path/track bike. Wraparound seatstays, Nervex lugs, Nervex bottom bracket shell, 27.2mm seat pin, some excellent parts such as...
01-15-24, 08:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,722
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

This is one I made from parts around the house...

This is one I made from parts around the house although I did go buy the 1” gas pipe and wall flange. It’s not quite level as I put it together not long after we moved into this house and my level...
01-15-24, 07:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 906
Posted By Portlandjim

My 1946 Holdsworth Cyclone project

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Here are some photos of the finished bike I have been working on for more than...
01-13-24, 01:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,735
Posted By VRJAKE

To add to the Katakura Silk history, once took on...

To add to the Katakura Silk history, once took on caretaking responsibility of a 1964 "Speed Master" from a gentleman who served in the US Army in Tokyo during those years. A local Japanese racer...
01-11-24, 11:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,514
Posted By CV-6

Motobecane Champion Team 52 x 54.5

As much as I like riding this bike, it is actually too small for me and I don't ride it enough.

ca 1973 Motobecane Champion Team/Team Champion. Purchased complete in 2006 and ridden sparingly...
01-09-24, 09:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,366
Posted By davester

If you want to keep the Campy NR stuff you can do...

If you want to keep the Campy NR stuff you can do what I did:

1. Buy a Red Clover triplizer and hardware (https://www.redclovercomponents.com/store/p11/144_BCD_Triplizer%2C_42_Teeth.html) along...
01-08-24, 10:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 816
Posted By Robvolz

My stem….. i took it to the local anodizer and...

My stem…..
i took it to the local anodizer and had it dipped

weirdly, the paint remained but the black disappeared.

now it’s silver and i love it ...
01-07-24, 07:22 AM
Replies: 914
Views: 310,286
Posted By rccardr

New bar tape, hoods and saddle on the '84 Pro...

New bar tape, hoods and saddle on the '84 Pro SLX. It's the bike I've owned the longest...long enough for two resprays and a re-chrome.
...
01-06-24, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By theblackbullet

My 1999 Ironhorse Victory came with the Profile...

My 1999 Ironhorse Victory came with the Profile Design SC (alloy steerer) fork. It clears 28s with ease and feels solid under me as a 6'4", 230lb rider. If I were intentionally seeking out another 1"...
01-05-24, 11:39 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,548
Posted By BikePower

Some more ...

Some more
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