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04-09-24, 03:12 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 16,903
Posted By VRJAKE

Rivendell. Years back they sold Nigel Smythe bags...

Rivendell. Years back they sold Nigel Smythe bags in this wool plaid material. Nice bags.
04-09-24, 11:18 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 16,903
Posted By VRJAKE

Passed along years back, 1980 Medici Gran Turismo...

Passed along years back, 1980 Medici Gran Turismo that was sold with paint matched Silca and Blumel fenders:
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03-28-24, 05:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,135
Posted By VRJAKE

Track bikes always look good in chrome. 1972...

Track bikes always look good in chrome. 1972 Paramount and 1960's modified Cinelli:
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03-25-24, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By VRJAKE

Long ago, restored this Super Record Export,...

Long ago, restored this Super Record Export, circa 1985...

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03-07-24, 10:49 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 13,167
Posted By VRJAKE

Tactics: Friend once declared of the dozen...

Tactics:

Friend once declared of the dozen plus, wanted to get down to 8. Eliminated the duplicates (meaning bikes that are designed for the same purpose - e.g. touring, gravel, racing, etc.).
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03-03-24, 12:58 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 13,167
Posted By VRJAKE

Have you set goals? I’ve long had a rule of a...

Have you set goals? I’ve long had a rule of a bakers dozen or less, frames count. Think a vague “I gotta clear out some”, or “get intentional” isn’t specific enough. Intention has changed over time...
03-02-24, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,173
Posted By VRJAKE

I'm color blind, thought it was a perfect match!

I'm color blind, thought it was a perfect match!
03-01-24, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,173
Posted By VRJAKE

Consistently the nicest riding and all-around...

Consistently the nicest riding and all-around bikes I've ever taken care of, first batch circa 2000 EBISU. Since new, the kit has evolved.
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03-01-24, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,173
Posted By VRJAKE

Perhaps the most beautiful bike I've had in my...

Perhaps the most beautiful bike I've had in my care. 2010 Toei.

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03-01-24, 05:53 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 46,945
Posted By VRJAKE

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02-13-24, 01:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,246
Posted By VRJAKE

Picked this up about a year ago. RZE Valour 38...

Picked this up about a year ago. RZE Valour 38 field watch. Llike it for biking for several reasons. Very easy to read at a glance, just to know the time, not too large. Not expensive, durable and...
01-31-24, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,893
Posted By VRJAKE

Raced in ABLA sanctioned events in Northern...

Raced in ABLA sanctioned events in Northern California in the earliest 1970's as an Intermediate. 87 inch gear limit. Raced on a Raleigh International. I couldn't sprint, only chance was to break...
01-26-24, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15,453
Views: 4,078,599
Posted By VRJAKE

Super find. Romic was a fairly prolific custom...

Super find. Romic was a fairly prolific custom frame builder in Houston. Old pal did some research years back and created this web article (note, not an HTTPS secure site, so at your own peril - I...
01-23-24, 05:00 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 63,078
Posted By VRJAKE

See if you can guess... ...

See if you can guess...

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01-17-24, 04:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,260
Posted By VRJAKE

Car cocoon'd in ice after last night's ice storm...

Car cocoon'd in ice after last night's ice storm in Portland, Oregon...so winter project time:
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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...
01-12-24, 03:21 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 49,268
Posted By VRJAKE

New Ideale, ordered direct from France - special...

New Ideale, ordered direct from France - special titanium railed, aluminum rivet model. Graces an Alex Singer.
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01-10-24, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By VRJAKE

1976 Schwinn Super Le Tour 12.2 frame plus parts

Local pick up in Portland, Oregon only, or buyer fully arranges packing and shipping, because someone can have it for $35 smackers. Frame, Fork, HS, Bar/Stem, rack, kickstand, pedals, fenders, misc....
01-08-24, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 1,130,212
Posted By VRJAKE

This Gitane Super Olympic passed through the...

This Gitane Super Olympic passed through the basement last summer. Circa 1975, did not originally came equipped as such, but nice mix. Love those erector set dropouts!
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01-07-24, 08:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,221
Posted By VRJAKE

Commute, what commute? Normal to have fendered...

Commute, what commute? Normal to have fendered bikes in PNW, but here's the round-town model. Mystery titanium frame, will be getting a fork and front rack upgrade (thanks to gugie ). XTR thanks to...
12-19-23, 11:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,022
Posted By VRJAKE

Got that, in Pearl Orange!

Got that, in Pearl Orange!
12-18-23, 04:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,022
Posted By VRJAKE

Schwinn Super Le Tour equipped with early Dura Ace

Interesting find. Schwinn Super Le Tour 12.2, Japanese frame, serial # potentially indicates 1976 build. Yet, equipped with 1977 Schwinn Volare components, early Dura Ace group (Crane rear...
12-13-23, 12:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,183
Posted By VRJAKE

No pics of the assembly. May have used double...

No pics of the assembly. May have used double sided tape underneath. I've done a couple braided wraps, the leather wrap was from Walnut, quite thin strips that were very pliable. You need 4 strips,...
12-13-23, 12:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,183
Posted By VRJAKE

I've tried a couple variations on flat bar grips....

I've tried a couple variations on flat bar grips. The braided weave with leftover Walnut wrap. Also sewed a rectangular piece for a smooth look. Like the idea of padding under the wrap as thin...
12-12-23, 06:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,657
Posted By VRJAKE

Likely, a bargain.

Likely, a bargain.
12-09-23, 05:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,725
Posted By VRJAKE

With C&V Pals!

With C&V Pals!
12-07-23, 12:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 723
Posted By VRJAKE

Darn Gugie, medium saddle bag and compact...

Darn Gugie, medium saddle bag and compact handlebar bag on the way. Gee, after jettisoning some bags a couple months back. Every bike must have its own bag, and with sufficient capacity for...
12-02-23, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By VRJAKE

Actually, I'm often perplexed by the high prices...

Actually, I'm often perplexed by the high prices asked for titanium bikes and frames that are 20 - 30 years old. Many sit on ebay for a long duration. Sold bikes usually for <$1000 it seems. Despite...
12-01-23, 04:29 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 82,944
Posted By VRJAKE

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Eisentraut...
12-01-23, 01:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,115
Posted By VRJAKE

There may be hope in PNW or NCAL. Had one pass...

There may be hope in PNW or NCAL. Had one pass through a couple years back. Very nice, think frames were constructed by Cherubim in Japan. Note, 700c x 28c max tire size on this one.
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11-28-23, 05:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,355
Posted By VRJAKE

Bikes come and go, part of the fun while keeping...

Bikes come and go, part of the fun while keeping the collection limited to a bakers dozen or less. Several went this year, only one new to me is still in the basement, and a Hetchins found its way...
11-19-23, 11:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,142
Posted By VRJAKE

Cups like this for early 1970's with a 118mm...

Cups like this for early 1970's with a 118mm Stronglight spindle. Most on ebay now are French thread, with some Italian, but English thread BB's do exist. Note the 123mm spindle is for a triple.
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11-18-23, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By VRJAKE

True that, but shifters can be mounted left and...

True that, but shifters can be mounted left and right for front and rear derailleurs, with Shimano's nice light friction action. They are not limited to only front derailleur use.
11-02-23, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By VRJAKE

Thanks for all the compliments. This was a fun...

Thanks for all the compliments. This was a fun project, one I've wanted to do for a while. Got the frame, HS (think Brampton, maybe TDC - it's quite smooth), TA BB and TA crankset, kitted up the rest...
10-31-23, 11:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By VRJAKE

Raleigh Competition town bike - local pickup in Portland, OR

SOLD in Portland, Oregon.
Circa 1973 Raleigh Competition frame with Nervex Pro lugs and Reynolds 531 double butted tubing. Size is 58cm center to center seat tube.

Built as a 5-speed town bike...
10-30-23, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,596
Posted By VRJAKE

Mike Howard, of Medici, was able to verify...

Mike Howard, of Medici, was able to verify Medici's at one time, he confirmed this one below was 1980. A wonderful bike. Had 2 water bottle boss sets on the down tube, but not mantis, nor a front...
10-21-23, 06:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,622
Posted By VRJAKE

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1971 Mondia in splendid orange.
10-21-23, 06:23 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,641
Posted By VRJAKE

Needs change over time, but this 2000 EBISU,...

Needs change over time, but this 2000 EBISU, bought new, component iteration 4.5, has proved to be a fabulous credit card tourer, thanks to custom rack work from Gugie. The only bike I've had since...
10-16-23, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By VRJAKE

Campagnolo Record High Flange Hubs - 1974

SOLD: Campagnolo Record high flange hubs. Locknuts date them to 1974. 36 spoke holes front and rear, 126mm spacing on the rear, Italian freewheel threads (can use an English thread FW too, but not...
10-14-23, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 735
Posted By VRJAKE

Hey, that was my Meteor at one time, and those...

Hey, that was my Meteor at one time, and those are my pics! No offense as I made the pics public for the public interest and passed it along perhaps 10 years ago. It was/is a fine bike and the story...
10-08-23, 11:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,660
Posted By VRJAKE

Agree, looks to be a Super Special, which has the...

Agree, looks to be a Super Special, which has the integrated HS versus the later Nulli Secundus. I had a 1952 Nulli, perhaps my favorite Latin lug pattern. The Hetchins website link is a great...
10-08-23, 12:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 276
Posted By VRJAKE

Brooks Glenbrook Holdall Saddle Bag

Like new Brooks Glenbrook saddle bag. Could also work as a handlebar bag. Asking $99 plus shipping from Portland, Oregon.
In excellent condition. Size is 35cm by 18cm, so medium large. Includes...
09-27-23, 07:53 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 17,017
Posted By VRJAKE

That's good news. Yet while in the Atelier, there...

That's good news. Yet while in the Atelier, there must be an agenda for improvements! It can't just be left to be picked up at some undetermined future date, in the same state as it was left!...
09-27-23, 10:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,680
Posted By VRJAKE

More pics if this link works... September is...

More pics if this link works... September is usually very nice weather wise, yet you take your chances. The rain arrived on the last day, and continues this week, but without nlerner somehow the...
08-31-23, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By VRJAKE

SunTour Superbe Tech derailleur and clamp

For sale, $46 shipped in the 48 contiguous U.S. Very nice condition Suntour Superbe Tech rear derailleur with the appropriate Suntour chain stay cable stop clamp which is rarely seen.

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08-24-23, 08:19 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 38,042
Posted By VRJAKE

Bilenky custom with S&S Couplers, Campagnolo...

Bilenky custom with S&S Couplers, Campagnolo Chorus 10 speed with triple crank.

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08-23-23, 12:59 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,515
Posted By VRJAKE

Planning to attend Friday for sure, and probably...

Planning to attend Friday for sure, and probably another day as well. Eager to see a new, apparently well organized large show again in Portland. Hope it's a success. To me, seems a bit like the...
08-18-23, 11:50 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,672
Posted By VRJAKE

Lots of experience in SLO California. Wonderful...

Lots of experience in SLO California. Wonderful place. Extremely high cost (housing) but probably comparable to SJ, more limited healthcare especially for Medicare and high complexity care. LA and...
08-17-23, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By VRJAKE

Re: Velocult - believe owner Sky had more on the...

Re: Velocult - believe owner Sky had more on the ball business wise. Repairs, maintenance, small parts are high margin items, low cost inventory. And he added the bar to sell beer, coffee, host...
08-17-23, 10:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,387
Posted By VRJAKE

2 Summer acquisitions. #1 an Erickson...

2 Summer acquisitions.
#1 an Erickson titanium bike with S&S Couplers. Came with a soft case. Equipped with Campagnolo 10-speed, including triple crank. Research indicates frame was constructed by...
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