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INTRODUCTION

 

 
INDEX

 

 
FINDING BICYCLES

 

 
BICYCLE FINDING METHODS

 

INTRODUCTION TO FINDING VINTAGE ROAD BICYCLES

VINTAGE ROAD BICYCLE "COLLECTABILITY"

SEARCH METHOD #1 - LOOKING

SEARCH METHOD #2 - THE "DUMP"

SEARCH METHOD #3 - NEWSPAPER CLASSIFIEDS

SEARCH METHOD #4 - LOCAL BICYCLE SHOPS (LBS)

SEARCH METHOD #5 - LOCAL "BUY/SELL" PAPERS

SEARCH METHOD #6 - ON-LINE OPPORTUNITIES

SEARCH METHOD #7 - YARD SALES

SEARCH METHOD #8 - BULLETIN BOARDS

SEARCH METHOD #9 - FLYERS

SEARCH METHOD #10 - WORD OF MOUTH

 

 
BUYING & SELLING BICYCLES

 

 

PURCHASE PATHS:  LOCAL AND ON-LINE

BUYING  A VINTAGE ROAD BIKE ON-LINE

RISK FACTOR #1 - FIT?

RISK FACTOR #2 - SCAMS

RISK FACTOR #3 - SHIPPING DAMAGE or LOSS

RISK FACTOR #4 - POOR COMMUNICATION

RISK FACTOR # - PAYMENT OPTIONS

 

 
BUYING BICYCLES ON EBAY

 

 

EBAY PURCHASE:  INTRODUCTION

 EBAY PURCHASE:  FRAME SET QUALITY?

EBAY PURCHASE:  FRAME CONDITION - DAMAGED?

EBAY PURCHASE:  FRAME CONDITION - RUST?

EBAY PURCHASE:  FRAME CONDITION - PAINT & ART?

EBAY PURCHASE: FRAME CONDITION - LEGAL?

EBAY PURCHASE:  FRAME CONDITION - TUBING TYPE?

EBAY PURCHASE:  FRAME CONDITION - DROP OUTS TYPE?

EBAY PURCHASE:  FRAME CONDITION - MADE BY & WHERE?

EBAY PURCHASE:  A BICYCLE'S UNWRITTEN HISTORY

EBAY PURCHASE:  A COMPONENT'S UNWRITTEN HISTORY

EBAY PURCHASE:  SELLER CREDIBILITY

EBAY PURCHASE:  SHIPPING CONCERNS

EBAY PURCHASE:  CONCLUSION

 

BICYCLE QUALITY

 

 

VINTAGE ROAD BICYCLE QUALITY

WHAT ABOUT YOU?

CHOOSING THE RIGHT BIKE

THE FRAME AND FORK SET

WHEN THE BEST ISN'T THE BEST

FRAME AND FORK - STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY

DENTED FRAME OR FORK

BENT FRAME OR FORK

MODIFIED FRAME OR FORK

REPAIRED FRAME OR FORK

ENVIRONMENTAL FRAME DAMAGE

FRAME AND FORK SET MATERIALS

FRAME AND FORK DROP-OUTS

FRAME CLAMPS AND BRAZE-ONS

FRAME SETS AND CRAFTSMANSHIP

BICYCLE CHARACTER AND PERSONALITY

 

 
BICYCLES FOR HUMANITY

 

B4H - INTRODUCTION

B4H - SALVAGE

B4H - SHARING

 

 
FRAME DAMAGE

 

DENTED FRAME OR FORK

BENT FRAME OR FORK

MODIFIED FRAME OR FORK

REPAIRED FRAME OR FORK

ENVIRONMENTAL FRAME DAMAGE

 

 
COMPONENT DAMAGE

 

 

COMPONENT DAMAGE - INTRODUCTION

COMPONENT DAMAGE - DERAILLEURS

COMPONENT DAMAGE - CRANKS & RINGS

COMPONENT DAMAGE - SPOKES

COMPONENT DAMAGE - PEDALS

COMPONENT DAMAGE - SIDE STANDS

COMPONENT DAMAGE - BRAKE LEVERS

COMPONENT DAMAGE - BRAKE CALLIPERS

COMPONENT DAMAGE - SEAT POSTS & STEERING STEMS

COMPONENT DAMAGE - WHAT ELSE TO LOOK FOR?

 

 
COMPONENT QUALITY

 

 

COMPONENT QUALITY CHARACTERISTICS - INTRODUCTION

COMPONENT QUALITY CHARACTERISTICS - WHAT IS BETTER?

WHAT IS BETTER - OLD vs NEW

WHAT IS BETTER - WHO MADE IT?

WHAT IS BETTER - CAMPAGNOLO?

WHAT IS BETTER - SHIMANO?

WHAT IS BETTER - SUNTOUR?

WHAT IS BETTER - SIMPLEX?

WHAT IS BETTER - THE OTHER MANUFACTURERS?

WHAT IS BETTER - SEAT POSTS?

WHAT IS BETTER - PEDALS?

WHAT IS BETTER - SADDLES?

WHAT IS BETTER - RIMS AND TIRES?

WHAT IS BETTER - HUBS, SPOKES AND RELEASES?

WHAT IS BETTER - HANDLEBARS AND STEMS?

WHAT IS BETTER - BRAKE CALLIPERS

WHAT IS BETTER - BRAKE LEVERS?

WHAT IS BETTER - DERAILLEURS?

 

 
CATALOGUES AND OWNER'S MANUALS

 

 

197?  CCM  - SALES BROCHURE

198? MIELE - SALES BROCHURE

SUDDENLY EVERYONE IS RIDING A MIELE - SALES BROCHURE

198? CANADIAN PEUGEOT - OWNER'S MANUAL

197? CANADIAN SEKINE - SALES BROCHURE

197? WORLD'S FINEST BICYCLES CANADIAN SEKINE - SALES BROCHURE

198? PROCTOR

 

 
HOW MUCH IS IT WORTH?

VINTAGE BICYCLE VALUE- INTRODUCTION

VALUE & MADE BY, WHERE & WHEN

VALUE & LOCATION

VALUE & SIZE

HOW TO INCREASE VALUE

HOW TO DECREASE COST

COST INCREASING EXTRAS

WHAT'S IT WORTH CONCLUSIONS

 

 
HOW OLD IS MY BICYCLE?

DETERMINING BICYCLE VINTAGE - INTRODUCTION

FRAME & FORK SET - VINTAGE CLUES

COMPONENTS - VINTAGE CLUES

ESTIMATING VINTAGE - COMPONENT NUMBERS

BICYCLE DECADE - EXAMPLES

VINTAGE DETERMINING - CONCLUSIONS

 

 
 

 

 
WORKSHOP & RESTORATION

 

 
THE OLD SHED

 

THE OLD SHED - INTRODUCTION

WHERE THE WORK GETS DONE

TO KEEP OR NOT TO KEEP?

WHAT DID I DECIDE TO KEEP?

 

 
FRAME CAVITY PREPARATION

 

FRAME CAVITY PREPARATION - INTRODUCTION

THE SEAT TUBE CAVITY

PREPARING THE SEAT TUBE CAVITY

REPAIRING THE SEAT POST LUG

PREPARING THE BOTTOM BRACKET CAVITY

 

 
FRAME AND FORK PREPARATION

 

FRAME SET PREPARATION

INSPECTING A FRAME SET

FRONT FORKS INSPECTION

REAR DROPS INSPECTION

STRINGING THE FRAME SET

CENTERING THE STAYS

A SIMPLE TEST FOR STRAIGHT

TEST RIDING FOR STRAIGHT

A FINAL WORD OF CAUTION

 

 
BOTTOM BRACKET REBUILD

 

BOTTOM BRACKET REBUILD

REMOVING THE BOTTOM BRACKET

SERVICING THE BOTTOM BRACKET

INSTALLING THE BOTTOM BRACKET

 

 
BICYCLE ART WORK

 

VINTAGE ROAD BICYCLE ART WORK - INTRODUCTION

REPLACING ORIGINAL ART WORK

RECORDING ORIGINAL ART WORK

ACQUIRING VINTAGE BICYCLE ART WORK

HOME MADE BICYCLE ART WORK

CREATING VINTAGE ROAD BICYCLE ART - UNDER CONSTRUCTION

 

 
STICKER REMOVAL  

 

 
BICYCLE CLEAN & POLISH

 

 

CLEANING AND POLISHING PAINT, METAL AND FABRIC

CLEANING AND POLISHING FABRIC

CLEANING AND POLISHING METAL

 
HEAD SET REBUILD

 

THE VINTAGE ROAD BICYCLE HEAD SET - INTRODUCTION

DISASSEMBLING THE HEAD SET

CLEANING AND INSPECTING THE HEAD SET

INSTALLING THE VINTAGE ROAD BIKE HEAD SET

ADJUSTING THE VINTAGE ROAD BICYCLE HEAD SET

 

 
BRAKE HOOD REPAIR

 

BRAKE LEVER HOODS  - INTRODUCTION

REPAIRING HOODS

CLEANING BRAKE LEVER HOODS

 

 
SHOULD I PAINT MY BICYCLE?

TO PAINT OR NOT? - INTRODUCTION

TO PAINT OR NOT? - ORIGINAL VALUE

TO PAINT OR NOT? - WHEN TO PAINT

TO PAINT OR NOT? - COSMETIC REPAIR COSTS

TO PAINT OR NOT? - CONCLUSIONS

 

 
PAINTING A BICYCLE

 

HAND PAINTING BICYCLES - INTRODUCTION

REMOVING THE OLD PAINT

PAINTING A BICYCLE WITH A BRUSH

APPLYING THE PAINT

THE PAINTED SURFACE LOOKS AWFUL

STARTING TO LOOK BETTER

PAINTING THE LUGS

 

 
PACKING AND SHIPPING

PACKING, SHIPPING & RECEIVING - INTRODUCTION

INTERNATIONAL ISSUES

SHIPPING BASICS

RECEIVING THE PURCHASE

CONTAINER PREPARATION

PACKING A BICYCLE

TRACKING, DAMAGE & LOSS

 

 
STUCK POSTS & STEMS

 

STUCK STEMS & SEAT POSTS - INTRODUCTION

REMOVING STUCK STEMS AND SEAT POSTS - SAFELY

 
WHEELS & TIRES

 

MAINTAINING WHEELS - INTRODUCTION

WHEEL CHOICES - PROS & CONS

TIRE MAINTENANCE

WHEEL RIM MAINTENANCE

REPAIRING A DENTED RIM - UNDER CONSTRUCTION

HUB MAINTENANCE - UNDER CONSTRUCTION

TRUING A WHEEL - UNDER CONSTRUCTION

 

 
HANDLEBARS

 

TAPING HANDLEBARS - INTRODUCTION

POSITIONING THE BARS AND LEVERS

WRAPPING THE HANDLEBAR DROPS

WRAPPING THE BRAKE LEVERS

WRAPPING THE HANDLEBAR TOPS

 

 
CONVERTED BICYCLES

 

MID 70s FALCON - CUSTOM SINGLE SPEED

MID 70s SEKINE SHC 270 - CUSTOM SINGLE SPEED

MID 70s SEKINE SHC 270 - ORIGINAL SINGLE SPEED

EARLY 80s CANADIAN PEUGEOT SPORT - POOR BOY SINGLE SPEED

JENNEY'S JUNK BIKE

80s SOMETHING GITANE GRAND TOUR  - CUSTOM

196? LEGNANO NOCOSALOTA

ABBEY'S STEVE BAUER

BIANCHI SINGLE SPEED

EVIE'S CHIORDA MIXTE

CHUCK'S PEUGEOT UO8

 

 
HOW TO BUILD A "SINGLE SPEED"

 

 

 

BUILD A "SINGLE SPEED"- INTRODUCTION"

SINGLE SPEED COMPONENT CHOICES

CONVERTING A "SINGLE SPEED WHEEL SET

POSITIONING THE "SINGLE SPEED" HUB

THE "SINGLE SPEED" CRANK/RING SET

ASSEMBLING THE "SINGLE SPEED" FRAME SET

INSTALLING "SS" COMPONENTS - CHOICES

INSTALLING "SS" COMPONENTS - WHEELS/CRANKS

INSTALLING "SS" HANDLEBARS AND SADDLE

INSTALLING SS BRAKE CALLIPERS

SETTING AND ADJUSTING "SS" BRAKE CALLIPERS

RIDING THE "SINGLE SPEED"

 

 
SINGLE SPEED OPTIONS

 

 

CUSTOM BUILT/CONVERTED BICYCLES - INTRODUCTION

THE CUSTOM BICYCLE AND ACCESSORIES

THE ORIGINAL SINGLE SPEED

ENHANCING THE SINGLE SPEED VINTAGE APPEAL

PRACTICAL SINGLE SPEED UPGRADES

 
ABBEY'S STEVE BAUER

ABBEY'S STEVE BAUER - INTRODUCTION

FINDING ABBEY'S STEVE BAUER

BUILDING ABBEY'S STEVE BAUER

 

BICYCLES of the WORLD

 

 
FINDING THE PERFECT BICYCLE

 

 
BICYCLE WEIGHTS

HOW MUCH DOES IT WEIGH?

ACTUAL BICYCLE WEIGHTS

 

 
BICYCLES of CANADA

 

 
198? CAMBIO RINO 2000

 

CAMBIO RINO 2000 - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE CAMBIO RINO 2000

BUILDING THE CAMBIO RINO 2000

RIDING THE CAMBIO RINO 2000

 
198? CAMBIO RINO SP

 

CAMBIO RINO SP - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE CAMBIO RINO SP

BUILDING THE CAMBIO RINO SP

RIDING THE CAMBIO RINO SP

 

 
1975 CCM TOUR du CANADA

 

THE CCM TOUR du CANADA - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE CCM TOUR du CANADA

BUILDING THE CCM TOUR du CANADA

RIDING THE CCM TOUR du CANADA

 
CCM BICYCLES

CCM BICYCLES - INTRODUCTION

CCM ROAD BICYCLES

CCM ROADSTERS, ETC

 

 
198? CYCLOPS

THE CYCLOPS - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE CYCLOPS

BUILDING THE CYCLOPS

RIDING THE CYCLOPS

 

 
198? GARDIN 400

THE GARDIN 400 - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE GARDIN 400

BUILDING THE GARDIN 400

RIDING THE GARDIN 400

 

 
1983 GARDIN ANNIVERSARY

 

THE GARDIN ANNIVERSARY - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE GARDIN ANNIVERSARY

BUILDING THE GARDIN ANNIVERSARY

RIDING THE GARDIN ANNIVERSARY

THE GARDIN ANNIVERSARY - COMPLETED

 

 
THE FIRST GARDIN

THE FIRST GARDIN - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE FIRST GARDIN

BUILDING THE FIRST GARDIN

RIDING THE FIRST GARDIN

 

 
198? GARDIN TNT

 

THE GARDIN TNT - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE GARDIN TNT

BUILDING THE GARDIN TNT

RIDING THE GARDIN TNT

 

 
JENNY'S MIELE JUNK BIKE

JENNY'S MIELE JUNK BIKE - INTRODUCTION

BUILDING JENNY'S MIELE JUNK BIKE

 
1976 MARINONI QUEBEC

THE MARINONI QUEBEC - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE MARINONI QUEBEC

BUILDING THE MARINONI QUEBEC

RIDING THE MARINONI QUEBEC

 

 
2000 MARINONI SQUADRA

 

THE MARINONI SQUADRA - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE MARINONI SQUADRA

BUILDING THE MARINONI SQUADRA

RIDING THE MARINONI SQUADRA

 
198? MIELE LTD

THE MIELE LTD - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE MIELE LTD

BUILDING THE MIELE LTD

BUILDING THE MIELE LTD 2

RIDING THE MIELE LTD

 

 
198? MIKADO CADENCE

THE MIKADO CADENCE - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE MIKADO CADENCE

BUILDING THE MIKADO CADENCE

RIDING THE MIKADO CADENCE

 

 
198? NORCO MAGNUM GT

THE NORCO MAGNUM GT - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE NORCO MAGNUM GT

BUILDING THE NORCO MAGNUM GT

RIDING THE NORCO MAGNUM GT

 

 
198? NORCO MAGNUM SE

 

THE NORCO MAGNUM SE - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE NORCO MAGNUM SE

BUILDING THE NORCO MAGNUM SE

RIDING THE NORCO MAGNUM SE

 

 
198? NORCO MONTEREY SL

NORCO MONTEREY SL - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE NORCO MONTEREY SL

BUILD AND RIDE THE NORCO MONTEREY SL

 

 

 
THE CANADIAN PEUGEOT

 

 
PEUGEOT POOR BOY SS

PEUGEOT POOR BOY SINGLE SPEED - INTRODUCTION

BUILDING THE PEUGEOT POOR BOY SS

UPGRADING THE PEUGEOT POOR BOY SS

RIDING THE PEUGEOT POOR BOY SS

 

 
THE FIRST PEUGEOT COURSE

THE PEUGEOT COURSE - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE PEUGEOT COURSE

BUILDING THE PEUGEOT COURSE

RIDING THE PEUGEOT COURSE

 

 
198? PEUGEOT COURSE PB12

THE PEUGEOT COURSE PB12 - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE PEUGEOT COURSE PB12

BUILDING THE PEUGEOT COURSE PB12

RIDING THE PEUGEOT COURSE PB12

 

 
197? PEUGEOT SPORT

197? PEUGEOT SPORT - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE PEUGEOT SPORT

BUILDING THE PEUGEOT SPORT

RIDING THE PEUGEOT SPORT

 

 
198? PEUGEOT SUPER SPORT

THE PEUGEOT SUPER SPORT - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE PEUGEOT SUPER SPORT

BUILDING THE PEUGEOT SUPER SPORT

RIDING THE PEUGEOT SUPER SPORT

 

 
198? PROCTOR

THE PROCTOR - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE PROCTOR

TEST RIDING THE PROCTOR

BUILDING THE PROCTOR

THE STREET RESTORED PROCTOR

 

 
198? PROCTOR TOWNSEND

THE PROCTOR TOWNSEND - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE PROCTOR TOWNSEND

BUILDING THE PROCTOR TOWNSEND

RIDING THE PROCTOR TOWNSEND

 

 
THE CALGARY FOUND PROCTOR

CALGARY FOUND PROCTOR - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE CALGARY PROCTOR

BUILDING & RIDING THE CALGARY PROCTOR

 

 
198? RALEIGH GRAND PRIX MIXTE

THE RALEIGH GRAND PRIX MIXTE - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE RALEIGH GRAND PRIX MIXTE

INSPECT & BUILD THE RALEIGH GRAND PRIX MIXTE

 
198? RALEIGH TEAM RECORD

THE RALEIGH TEAM RECORD - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE RALEIGH TEAM RECORD

BUILDING and RIDING THE RALEIGH TEAM RECORD

 
THE CANADIAN SEKINE

THE CANADIAN SEKINE - INTRODUCTION

PRE CANADIAN SEKINES

EARLY CANADIAN SEKINES

LATER CANADIAN SEKINES

POST CANADIAN SEKINES

SERIAL NUMBERS, MODEL & VINTAGE

 

 
197? SEKINE - BIG GREEN

THE SEKINE - BIG GREEN - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE SEKINE - BIG GREEN

BUILDING THE SEKINE - BIG GREEN

RIDING THE SEKINE - BIG GREEN

 

 
197? SEKINE SHC270 - SINGLE SPEED

THE SEKINE SHC270 - SINGLE SPEED - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE SEKINE SHC270 - SINGLE SPEED

BUILDING THE SEKINE SHC270 - SINGLE SPEED

RIDING THE SEKINE SHC270 - SINGLE SPEED

 

 
197? SEKINE SHC271 - RIVER

THE SEKINE SHC271 - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE SEKINE SHC271

BUILDING THE SEKINE SHC271

RIDING THE SEKINE SHC271

 

 
197? SEKINE SHS270

THE SEKINE SHS270 - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE SEKINE SHS270

BUILDING THE SEKINE SHS270

RIDING THE SEKINE SHS270

 

 
1975 SEKINE SHT270 - MINE

THE SEKINE SHT270- MINE - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE SEKINE SHT270- MINE

BUILDING THE SEKINE SHT270- MINE

RIDING THE SEKINE SHT270- MINE

 

 
197? SEKINE TL35F

THE SEKINE TL35F - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE SEKINE TL35F

INSPECTING THE SEKINE TL35F

 

 
198? VELO SPORT CRITERIUM

THE VELO SPORT CRITERIUM - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE VELO SPORT CRITERIUM

SHIMANO 600 & THE VELO SPORT CRITERIUM

BUILDING THE VELO SPORT CRITERIUM

RIDING THE VELO SPORT CRITERIUM

 

 
BICYCLES OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA

 

 

FAVORIT

 

FAVORIT - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE FAVORIT

BUILDING/RIDING THE FAVORIT

 
     
BICYCLES of ENGLAND

 

 
1958 CARLTON FLYER

THE CARLTON FLYER - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE CARLTON FLYER

BUILDING THE CARLTON FLYER

REFURBISHING THE CARLTON FLYER

RIDING THE CARLTON FLYER

 

 
1971 CARLTON PROFESSIONAL

THE CARLTON PROFESSIONAL - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE CARLTON PROFESSIONAL

BUILDING THE CARLTON PROFESSIONAL

THE CARLTON PROFESSIONAL FINAL BUILD

RIDING THE CARLTON PROFESSIONAL

 

 
FALCON BICYCLES

FALCON BICYCLES - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE FALCONS

BUILDING THE FALCONS

 

 
197? FALCON SINGLE SPEED

THE FALCON SINGLE SPEED - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE FALCON SINGLE SPEED

BUILDING THE FALCON SINGLE SPEED

RIDING THE FALCON SINGLE SPEED

 

 
197? HOLDSWORTH EQUIPE

THE HOLDSWORTH EQUIPE - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE HOLDSWORTH EQUIPE

BUILDING THE HOLDSWORTH EQUIPE

RIDING THE HOLDSWORTH EQUIPE

 

 
196? PHILLIPS

THE PHILLIPS - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE PHILLIPS

BUILDING THE PHILLIPS

RIDING THE PHILLIPS

 

 
1973 RALEIGH INTERNATIONAL

THE RALEIGH INTERNATIONAL - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE RALEIGH INTERNATIONAL

BUILDING THE RALEIGH INTERNATIONAL

 
BICYCLES of FRANCE

 

 
FRENCH RESTORATION PROBLEMS

RESTORING FRENCH BICYCLE PROBLEMS - INTRODUCTION

FRENCH PLASTIC TRANSMISSIONS

FRENCH FRAME TUBING SIZES

FRENCH STEERING STEM & SEAT POST SIZES

FRENCH BOTTOM BRACKETS

FRENCH CRANK SETS

FRENCH WHEEL HUBS

FRENCH PROBLEMS SUMMARY

 

 
194? AUTOMOTO PORTEUR

THE AUTOMOTO PORTEUR - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE AUTOMOTO PORTEUR

EVALUATING THE AUTOMOTO PORTEUR

TEST RIDING THE AUTOMOTO PORTEUR 

 

 
198? GITANE GRAN TOUR

GITANE GRAN TOUR PERSONALIZED - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE GITANE GRAN TOUR

BUILDING THE GITANE GRAN TOUR

RIDING THE GITANE GRAN TOUR

 

 
197? JEUNET MIXTE

THE JEUNET MIXTE - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE JEUNET MIXTE

BUILDING & RIDING THE JEUNET MIXTE

 

 
196? MERCIER GENTLEMAN

THE MERCIER GENTLEMAN - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE MERCIER GENTLEMAN

THE MERCIER GENTLEMAN - RESTORED ELSEWHERE

 
1978 MOTOB…CANE GRAND JUBILE…

 

MOTOB…CANE GRAND JUBILE… - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE MOTOB…CANE GRAND JUBILE…

BUILDING THE MOTOB…CANE GRAND JUBILE…

RIDING THE MOTOB…CANE GRAND JUBILE…

THE DRESSED UP MOTOB…

 
1993 MOTOBECANE TANDEM

THE MOTOBECANE TANDEM - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE MOTOBECANE TANDEM

BUILDING THE MOTOBECANE TANDEM

RIDING THE MOTOBECANE TANDEM

 

 
196? PEUGEOT PX10

THE PEUGEOT PX10 - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE PEUGEOT PX10

REPAIRING THE PEUGEOT PX10 FRAME SET

TEST BUILDING THE PEUGEOT PX10

TEST RIDING THE PEUGEOT PX10

THE STREET RESTORED PEUGEOT PX10

FINALLY THE PEUGEOT PX10 RESTORED - ALMOST

 

 
PEUGEOT UE8 & UE18

THE PEUGEOT UE8 - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE PEUGEOT UE8

 
197? PEUGEOT UO8

THE PEUGEOT UO8 - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE PEUGEOT UO8

BUILDING THE PEUGEOT UO8

RIDING THE PEUGEOT UO8

 

 
198? VITUS 979

THE VITUS 979 - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE VITUS 979

BUILDING THE VITUS 979

RIDING THE VITUS 979

 

 
BICYCLES of ITALY  
198? ALAN SUPER RECORD

THE ALAN SUPER RECORD - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE ALAN SUPER RECORD

BUILDING THE ALAN SUPER RECORD

RIDING THE ALAN SUPER RECORD

 

 
1971 ATALA PROFESSIONAL

THE ATALA PROFESSIONAL - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE ATALA PROFESSIONAL

BUILDING THE ATALA PROFESSIONAL

RIDING THE ATALA PROFESSIONAL

 

 
198? BASSO GAP

THE BASSO GAP - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE BASSO GAP

BUILDING  RIDING THE BASSO GAP

 
198? BIANCHI REKORD 841d

THE BIANCHI REKORD 841d - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE BIANCHI REKORD 841d

BUILDING THE BIANCHI REKORD 841d

RIDING THE BIANCHI REKORD 841d

 

 
198? BIANCHI REKORD  848

THE BIANCHI 848 - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE BIANCHI 848

BUILDING THE BIANCHI 848

RIDING THE BIANCHI 848

 

 
197? BIANCHI SPRINT

THE BIANCHI SPRINT - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE FIRST BIANCHI SPRINT

FINDING THE SECOND BIANCHI SPRINT

BUILDING THE FIRST BIANCHI SPRINT

BUILDING THE SECOND BIANCHI SPRINT

RIDING THE BIANCHI SPRINTS

 

 
197? BOTTECCHIA SPECIAL

THE BOTTECCHIA SPECIAL - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE BOTTECCHIA SPECIAL

BUILDING & RIDING THE BOTTECCHIA SPECIAL

 
196? SPECIAL BOTTECCHIA SPECIAL

THE special BOTTECCHIA SPECIAL - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE special BOTTECCHIA SPECIAL

REPAIRING THE special BOTTECCHIA SPECIAL

BUILDING THE special BOTTECCHIA SPECIAL

REPAIRING THE special BOTTECCHIA SPECIAL FRAME SET   UNDER CONSTRUCTION

 

 
197? BOTTECCHIA GIRO d'ITALIA

THE BOTTECCHIA PROFESSIONAL - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE BOTTECCHIA PROFESSIONAL

REPAIRING THE BOTTECCHIA PROFESSIONAL

REPAIRING THE BOTTECCHIA FRAME & FORK

TEST RIDING THE BOTTECCHIA GIRO d'ITALIA   UNDER CONSTRUCTION

 

 
198? FRANCESCO MOSER

THE FRANCESCO MOSER - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE FRANCESCO MOSER

BUILDING THE FRANCESCO MOSER

BUILDING MISTAKES & THE FRANCESCO MOSER

 

 
198? GIANNI MOTTA PERSONAL

THE GIANNI MOTTA PERSONAL - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE GIANNI MOTTA PERSONAL

BUILDING & RIDING THE GIANNI MOTTA PERSONAL

SELLING THE GIANNI MOTTA PERSONAL

 

 
198? GIUBILATO

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

 
 

 

 
197? DUMP FOUND LEGNANO

THE DUMP FOUND LEGNANO - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE DUMP FOUND LEGNANO

BUILDING THE DUMP FOUND LEGNANO

RIDING THE DUMP FOUND LEGNANO

 

 
196? LEGNANO GRAN PREMIO

THE LEGNANO GRAN PREMIO - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE LEGNANO GRAN PREMIO

BUILDING THE LEGNANO GRAN PREMIO

RIDING THE LEGNANO GRAN PREMIO

THE LEGNANO GRAN PREMIO & THE COMPETITION

THE LEGNANO GRAN PREMIO CRANK SELECTION

THE LEGNANO GRAN PREMIO TRANSMISSION ISSUES

THE LEGNANO GRAN PREMIO CONTROLS

THE LEGNANO GRAN PREMIO FINAL BUILD

RIDING THE LEGNANO GRAN PREMIO PAINT & ART

 

 
LEGNANO GRAN PREMIO II

LEGNANO GRAN PREMIO II - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE LEGNANO GRAN PREMIO II

TEST BUILDING THE LEGNANO GRAN PREMIO II

TEST RIDING THE LEGNANO GRAN PREMIO II

 

 
197? MASERATI

MASERATI - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE MASERATI

BUILDING THE MASERATI

RIDING THE MASERATI

THE MASERATI RESTORED

 

 
1971 MASI GRAN CRITERIUM

THE MASI GRAN CRITERIUM - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE MASI GRAN CRITERIUM

TEST RIDING THE MASI GRAN CRITERIUM

FITTING THE MASI GRAN CRITERIUM

 

 
198? OLMO GRAND PRIX

THE OLMO GRAND PRIX - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE FIRST OLMO GRAND PRIX

BUILDING THE FIRST OLMO GRAND PRIX

RIDING THE FIRST OLMO GRAND PRIX

FINDING THE SECOND OLMO GRAND PRIX

BUILDING THE SECOND OLMO GRAND PRIX

 

 
199? PINARELLO TREVISIO

THE PINARELLO TREVISIO - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE PINARELLO TREVISIO

BUILDING THE PINARELLO TREVISIO

RIDING THE PINARELLO TREVISIO

 

 
198? TOMMASINI PRESTIGE

THE TOMMASINI PRESTIGE - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE TOMMASINI PRESTIGE

BUILDING THE TOMMASINI PRESTIGE

RIDING THE TOMMASINI PRESTIGE

 

 
BILL'S TORPADO LUXE

THE TORPADO LUXE - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE TORPADO LUXE

BUILDING THE TORPADO LUXE

UPGRADING THE TORPADO LUXE

RIDING THE TORPADO LUXE

 

 
TORPADO 5 SPEED

TORPADO LUXE FIVE SPEED - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE TORPADO FIVE SPEED

BUILDING THE TORPADO FIVE SPEED

RIDING THE TORPADO FIVE SPEED

 

 
THE YELLOW TORPADO

THE YELLOW TORPADO LUXE - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE YELLOW TORPADO LUXE

FARE WELL TO THE YELLOW TORPADO LUXE

 

 
1984 TORPADO SUPER RACING

TORPADO SUPER RACING - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE TORPADO SUPER RACING

BUILDING THE TORPADO SUPER RACING

RIDING THE TORPADO SUPER RACING

 
BICYCLES of JAPAN

 

 
198? APOLLO CUSTOM SPORT

THE APOLLO CUSTOM SPORT - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE APOLLO CUSTOM SPORT

BUILDING THE APOLLO CUSTOM SPORT

 
BIANCHI SINGLE SPEED

BIANCHI SINGLE SPEED - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE BIANCHI SINGLE SPEED

BUILDING THE BIANCHI SINGLE SPEED

RIDING THE BIANCHI SINGLE SPEED

 

 
198? APOLLO GRAN TOURISTE

THE APOLLO GRAN TOURISTE - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE APOLLO GRAN TOURISTE

BUILDING THE APOLLO GRAN TOURISTE

RIDING THE APOLLO GRAN TOURISTE

 

 
1987 BIANCHI VOLPE

THE BIANCHI VOLPE - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE BIANCHI VOLPE

RIDING THE BIANCHI VOLPE

 
     
EARLY 70s FUJI THE ACE

THE FUJI THE ACE - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE FUJI THE ACE

BUILDING THE FUJI THE ACE

RIDING THE FUJI THE ACE

 

 
198? MIYATA 1000 GRAN TOURING

THE MIYATA 1000 GRAN TOURING - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE MIYATA 1000 GRAN TOURING

BUILDING THE MIYATA 1000 GRAN TOURING

RIDING THE MIYATA 1000 GRAN TOURING

 

 
1984 NISHIKI INTERNATIONAL

1984 NISHIKI INTERNATIONAL - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE NISHIKI INTERNATIONAL

BUILD & RIDE THE NISHIKI INTERNATIONAL

 

 
197? SEKINE GS

THE SEKINE GS - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE SEKINE GS

BUILDING & RIDING THE SEKINE GS

NEXT - THE SEKINE GS - SOLD & STREET RESTORED

 

 
198? SEKINE MR300

THE SEKINE MR300 - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE SEKINE MR300

BUILDING & RIDING THE SEKINE MR300

 

 
198? SEKINE VERONA

THE SEKINE VERONA - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE SEKINE VERONA

BUILDING & RIDING THE SEKINE VERONA

 

 
BICYCLES of SPAIN

 

 
197? ZEUS ALPHA

THE ZEUS - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE ZEUS

BUILDING THE ZEUS

RIDING THE ZEUS

FINDING THE SECOND ZEUS

BUILDING THE SECOND ZEUS

 

 
BICYCLES of SWITZERLAND

 

 
197? SUPER MONDIA SPECIAL

THE SUPER MONDIA SPECIAL - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE SUPER MONDIA SPECIAL

BUILDING THE SUPER MONDIA SPECIAL

RIDING THE SUPER MONDIA SPECIAL

 

 
BICYCLES OF TAIWAN

 

 
ABBEY'S STEVE BAUER

ABBEY'S STEVE BAUER - INTRODUCTION

FINDING ABBEY'S STEVE BAUER

BUILDING ABBEY'S STEVE BAUER

 

 
BICYCLES of the UNITED STATES

 

 
198? CANNONDALE 400

THE CANNONDALE 400 - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE CANNONDALE 400

BUILDING THE CANNONDALE 400

RIDING THE CANNONDALE 400

 

 
198? CANNONDALE TEAM COMP

THE CANNONDALE TEAM COMP - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE CANNONDALE TEAM COMP

BUILDING THE CANNONDALE TEAM COMP

RIDING THE CANNONDALE TEAM COMP

 

 
198? SPECIALIZED ALLEZ PRO

THE SPECIALIZED ALLEZ PRO - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE SPECIALIZED ALLEZ PRO

BUILDING THE SPECIALIZED ALLEZ PRO

RIDING THE SPECIALIZED ALLEZ PRO

 

 
1991 SPECIALIZED ALLEZ  JUNKER II

SPECIALIZED ALLEZ JUNKER II - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE SPECIALIZED JUNKER II

BUILDING THE SPECIALIZED JUNKER II

RIDING THE SPECIALIZED JUNKER II

 

 
198? TREK 400

THE TREK 400 - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE TREK 400

BUILDING THE TREK 400

 

 
198? TREK 1000

THE TREK 1000 - INTRODUCTION

FINDING THE TREK 1000

BUILDING THE TREK 1000

RIDING THE TREK 1000

 

 
ROADSTERS and TRADERS

 

 

THE RALEIGH TOURIST - INTRODUCTION

THE VICTORIA - INTRODUCTION

195? CCM ROADSTER

E-Z ROLL REGAL

AUSTRIAN SEARS ROADSTER

BEEKAY THREE WHEELER

 

 
     

 

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