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05-11-22, 01:28 PM
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Posted By d_dutchison

It's a T.A. front handlebar bag support. A cool...

It's a T.A. front handlebar bag support. A cool little item that was designed to attach directly to a Mafac Racer brake without requiring any other hardware. Here's a closer look at one on my bike......
05-05-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 952,763
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 didnít repack the pedal bearings because these are some of the nicest pedals Iíve ever seen. The...
05-05-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 952,763
Posted By DanseMacabre

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Peugeot camping bike 1977...
05-05-22, 02:01 PM
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Posted By DanseMacabre

Peugeot camping bike early 1960s

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Peugeot camping bike early 1960s.

I had this bike for 2 years...
04-27-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 26,091
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Posted By swampyankee2

I know Triumph made 3 speeds, but a 10 speed?...

I know Triumph made 3 speeds, but a 10 speed? Could be a homemade conversion but hardware looks to be similar to my Robin Hood Lenton Sports.
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04-25-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 26,091
Views: 3,619,099
Posted By swampyankee2

I have the opposite problem. I'm fickle and let...

I have the opposite problem. I'm fickle and let things go too easily. I've let so many great cars, motorcycles, boats, musical instruments, etc. slip through my fingers because I grew restless or...
04-22-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 26,091
Views: 3,619,099
Posted By SirMike1983

The thing is, look at the bike and ask yourself...

The thing is, look at the bike and ask yourself if it adds to your collection in an enjoyable way, or it has something you need to complete a bike core to your collection. Some people collect one...
04-21-22, 01:50 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 38,986
Posted By Drillium Dude

Haven't posted here because I don't know if this...

Haven't posted here because I don't know if this is considered green or blue (Celeste seems to start out sky blue, but change into a shade of green over the years), therefore I'll post it here and in...
04-19-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 26,091
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Posted By swampyankee2

My '67 Robin Hood Lenton Sports is essentially a...

My '67 Robin Hood Lenton Sports is essentially a Raleigh Sprite 10 speed. Very handsome in gold and white, it has some issues I'm trying to overcome. But if I can, I would expect it to be quite a...
04-18-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 952,763
Posted By ehcoplex

Posted my PX-10 650B conversion previously, but...

Posted my PX-10 650B conversion previously, but here she is with fenders....
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04-17-22, 11:59 PM
Replies: 26,091
Views: 3,619,099
Posted By Calio

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04-10-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 60,287
Posted By Fat Tire Trader

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1939 CCM Red Bird More Here 1939 CCM Red Bird...
04-10-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 60,287
Posted By Fat Tire Trader

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1942 CCM Rambler More here 1942 CCM Rambler...
04-09-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 952,763
Posted By Ged117

The latest incarnation of my 1975 Peugeot A0-8:...

The latest incarnation of my 1975 Peugeot A0-8: Fixed gear for fun!

This is my first fixed-gear and I like the altogether different riding experience. Miche fixed hub in the back laced to a CR18,...
04-02-22, 04:25 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 38,986
Posted By Hproduguidon

Motoconfort 1950 ...

Motoconfort 1950
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03-24-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 826
Posted By swampyankee2

So I pulled the trigger on the Lenton Sports....

So I pulled the trigger on the Lenton Sports. It's in pretty good shape for a 1967ish. The guy said his dad bought it for him when he was a kid, and he was taught the value of it anf how to care for...
03-05-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 30,470
Posted By non-fixie

My entry for 2022, a Robust, from St Etienne: ...

My entry for 2022, a Robust, from St Etienne:

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03-04-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 12,511
Posted By 356geoff

Hetchins

I think I can post pics now. 1953 Hetchins Experto Crede. Fingers crossed 🤞 ...
03-02-22, 04:46 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 12,511
Posted By OTS

This is my recently completed 1951-52 Sun Manxman...

This is my recently completed 1951-52 Sun Manxman

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02-22-22, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 444,747
Posted By Sactown_Albert

My late 70s UO18c

Acquired this bike in rough shape to scavenge parts for a friendís UO9 restoration. After I cleaned it, I saw that it had good bones and decided to fix it up and make it my about town bike. ...
02-20-22, 03:00 AM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 952,763
Posted By GP210

Very nice. I like Peugeot. The bike manufacturing...

Very nice. I like Peugeot. The bike manufacturing is sitting close to my house.
02-15-22, 12:17 PM
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Posted By daverup

78 or 79 Raleigh Grand Prix Mixte, just finished...

78 or 79 Raleigh Grand Prix Mixte, just finished up,

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02-05-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 52,091
Posted By juvela

----- :thumb: thanks very much for...

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thanks very much for posting!

note how fastener pattern just happens to match exactly that of the wading bird...


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02-04-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,668
Posted By Duke7777

Great looking Dilecta! It looks like a bike that...

Great looking Dilecta! It looks like a bike that is well-liked by its owner. A late-40s to 1950s Dilecta has been on my search list for several years. So far no luck - most are too small, and I've...
02-04-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 46,220
Posted By ascherer

Always happy to post this one. At least there are...

Always happy to post this one. At least there are some changes since last year's February post. If you can identify them, you may be spending too much time here.
...
01-31-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,926
Posted By jefflesueur

I owned a Milano Sport, 10 speed, Simplex,...

I owned a Milano Sport, 10 speed, Simplex, purchased from a Massachusetts bike shop in 1971; hitchhiked there, paid $115 cash, rode it home.
Commuted daily to summer jobs for 3 years, recovered it...
01-29-22, 11:41 PM
Replies: 26,091
Views: 3,619,099
Posted By brianhamp

Triumph Made in Canada

Men's Triumph 3 speed Sturmey Archer AW 75-9 . Made in Canada.
Serviced and shined it up. Put on a set of Michelin World Tours.
Nothing really special but it rides nice....
01-17-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 952,763
Posted By bbbob

rusty French ten speed

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01-09-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 26,091
Views: 3,619,099
Posted By nlerner

Just picked this 23” men’s Sports for relatively...

Just picked this 23” men’s Sports for relatively small money. Seems mostly original, including tires. Not sure about that tall stem, however.

Edit: rear hub dated 1970. Stem was set to right...
01-07-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 26,091
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Posted By markk900

Well, cost may just be a fact of life: in my area...

Well, cost may just be a fact of life: in my area the tires we are talking about (at least the Kenda/CSTs) are about as cheap a tire as you can buy for 3 or 10 speeds.....and $20 today isn't (I hate...
01-06-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,850
Posted By ehhbee

thanks : )

thanks for sharing this. it brings back some great memories.
my first 'job' was at scattolon cycle (king & ferguson location). i was 12 years old and was just getting into road racing and gary...
12-23-21, 09:40 PM
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Posted By clubman

This was a hand me down from my cousin and so...

This was a hand me down from my cousin and so this Raleigh Mountie was from around '57, given the extended chainguard that was popular then. My 5 or 6 year old self is over the moon, wot?

...
12-19-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 60,287
Posted By GordonP

Here is my CCM Silver Ghost which I picked up...

Here is my CCM Silver Ghost which I picked up this autumn. I was planning on keeping it original but I may replace the wonky cranks and change the colour of the cable housing, handlebar tape and...
12-10-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 26,091
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Posted By clubman

Pretty sure there are but we're adept at...

Pretty sure there are but we're adept at inserting ourselves in a variety of threads already.

One on my fave CCM 3 speeds but sold to another. BTW we used to have sub groups, IGH and regional but...
12-07-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 26,091
Views: 3,619,099
Posted By SirMike1983

In the midst of re-building this very clean 1964...

In the midst of re-building this very clean 1964 Schwinn Traveler 3-speed. I've taken it down to the frame, cleaned, lubed, and am now re-assembling.
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11-11-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,613
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Posted By jimmuller

Nice Peugeot. Yes, Simplex did make stem...

Nice Peugeot. Yes, Simplex did make stem shifters. My UO8 came with them. I replaced them about a year after I bought it. That was about 1973, I think.

I've posted this before and elsewhere, but...
10-30-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 12,176
Posted By cantom

I am pleased and proud to report that I am now...

I am pleased and proud to report that I am now the new owner of "Sir Wayes A. Tonne".

The transformation wrought on this bike by the op BrownGW is truly incredible.

It literally needs nothing....
10-12-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 60,287
Posted By grant40

Here's a picture of the bike when I 1st brought...

Here's a picture of the bike when I 1st brought it home.
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10-12-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 26,091
Views: 3,619,099
Posted By SirMike1983

1951 grey Raleigh Clubman: ...

1951 grey Raleigh Clubman:

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10-11-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 26,091
Views: 3,619,099
Posted By carfreefamily

Santa Fe Century on a Classic Three Speed

I completed the Santa Fe Century yesterday on my 1952 Raleigh Superbe Sports Tourist, but only just - I finished fifteen minutes before the event closed. The route is 106.2 miles, (plus the six mile...
10-11-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 26,091
Views: 3,619,099
Posted By 3speedslow

My early 70ís scorcher that I have been using for...

My early 70ís scorcher that I have been using for the October 3 speed Challange. I think I will half report the number of times it has taken me to the pub...
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10-11-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 952,763
Posted By motogeek

This looks very similar to a PX8 that I bought in...

This looks very similar to a PX8 that I bought in 1972. i got it at a French Military post exchange in Kaiserslautern, FRG where I was stationed in the Army. Components, rack and fenders were similar...
10-05-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 60,287
Posted By moonm

CCM Flyers

My CCM Projects:
1926 Flyer:

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1930's CCM Flyer
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09-07-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 26,091
Views: 3,619,099
Posted By markk900

Got out for an hourís ride on the Humber just...

Got out for an hourís ride on the Humber just before the rain startedÖ....
09-05-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,639
Posted By WGB

browngw Not sure if this would catch your eye ...

browngw Not sure if this would catch your eye

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/989567995167420

Vintage CCM Road Bicycles
CA$90$150
Listed a week ago in Hamilton, ON...
09-04-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 26,091
Views: 3,619,099
Posted By bazil4696

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09-03-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 60,287
Posted By T-Mar

This may help to convince you even more. From my...

This may help to convince you even more. From my 1981 literature...
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09-02-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 60,287
Posted By T-Mar

This is almost certainly a case of the component...

This is almost certainly a case of the component manufacturers' inability to respond to the sudden increase of demand during the 1971-1972 period. Adult derailleur bicycle sales tripled in 1971, then...
08-07-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,639
Posted By T-Mar

I think it's probably a case of low recognition...

I think it's probably a case of low recognition factor for the brand. If I recall correctly, the S/N indicated that it was manufactured by the same Japanese source employed by Bianchi and Miele, two...
08-07-21, 02:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,639
Posted By T-Mar

Supercycles used a mixture of foreign and...

Supercycles used a mixture of foreign and domestic sources from almost their very beginning. Their biggest early foreign source was Raleigh of England. When Raleigh opened their Waterloo Quebec...
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