Lunchtime stroll

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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby munga » Sat Aug 09, 2014 8:49 am

just print and laminate some signs for each rack - 'dungers', 'mtbs', 'italian classics', 'fixies', 'australian road bikes'. it'll totally work! o.O
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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby Kermit TF » Sat Aug 09, 2014 7:52 pm

munga wrote:sure they're not ventos? shamal's were 12h, ventos were 16h, with the same pink labels.
zonda's had blue labels and were 16h, and sciroccos were 20h and lower profile, again with blue labels.
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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby munga » Sat Aug 09, 2014 8:33 pm

you should go hang out with the foa guys. learn something every damn time i open my mouth :)
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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby Lots of steel bikes » Mon Aug 11, 2014 7:34 pm

An old Raleigh with chainstay mounts for spare spokes.

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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby ldrcycles » Mon Aug 11, 2014 8:02 pm

I like neat little details like that. Like the seat tube mounted shift lever WyvernRH had on a touring bike to activate his dynamo.
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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby Lots of steel bikes » Tue Aug 12, 2014 7:54 pm

I'd never heard of a Lotus. Googled and found this nice little website devoted to the vintage Lotus bicycle. If I come across it again I'll get details for their database.

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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby landyacht » Tue Aug 12, 2014 10:33 pm

heres my tip pick up of the week. with snake stays.
Image a really nicely set up diamondback,with top of the line fit out.
pity its an axtra large frame , so its pump up the tyres polish ,tune up and gumtree

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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby ldrcycles » Wed Aug 13, 2014 1:29 am

Those brakes look interesting?
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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby Mulger bill » Wed Aug 13, 2014 4:29 pm

ldrcycles wrote:Those brakes look interesting?

Why's that? They look like pretty standard G1 non Shamino Vs. Added reflector excepted of course.
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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby Lots of steel bikes » Wed Aug 13, 2014 7:04 pm

A Reynolds 653 frame with a lot of seat tube above the top tube.

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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby ldrcycles » Wed Aug 13, 2014 7:48 pm

Mulger bill wrote:
ldrcycles wrote:Those brakes look interesting?

Why's that? They look like pretty standard G1 non Shamino Vs. Added reflector excepted of course.


That thing's a reflector? I've never seen anything like it, my first guess was some sort of weird Pedersen SE kind of thing.
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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby Lots of steel bikes » Thu Aug 14, 2014 8:43 pm

An early Trek. 1970s ?

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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby landyacht » Thu Aug 14, 2014 9:55 pm

Mulger bill wrote:
ldrcycles wrote:Those brakes look interesting?

Why's that? They look like pretty standard G1 non Shamino Vs. Added reflector excepted of course.

they are awesomely effective its one of the few MTB's Ive ridden where I can consistently stop on the frontwheel without faceplanting.
after an hours ride the 8sp shifter stopped working ,so i'll pull it apart and have a look.
meanwhile I bumped into a malvernstar LA 84 during a cleanup , hopefully the owner, who was going to throw it out will decide to sell it too me :D
then i can post a before and after happy pic :D

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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby Lots of steel bikes » Fri Aug 15, 2014 7:55 pm

Another Rapallo/Concorde.

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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby Lots of steel bikes » Mon Aug 18, 2014 7:41 pm

Peugeot Izoard with a bit of seat post showing.

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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby ldrcycles » Mon Aug 18, 2014 8:37 pm

Looks good to me :lol: .
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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby Lots of steel bikes » Tue Aug 19, 2014 7:18 pm

Gazelle Tour de France.

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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby Lots of steel bikes » Wed Aug 20, 2014 8:01 pm

Moser decals but I'm not convinced it's a Moser.

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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby Lots of steel bikes » Thu Aug 21, 2014 8:25 pm

That's a lot of seatpost but how far above the limit line is that stem. Yikes!!!

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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby WyvernRH » Thu Aug 21, 2014 9:01 pm

Lots of steel bikes wrote:An early Trek. 1970s ?


Oh yes, I want that one, back in the days when Trek was a 'real' bicycle company....

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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby Lots of steel bikes » Fri Aug 22, 2014 7:33 pm

A bit of patina with this one.

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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby Lots of steel bikes » Mon Aug 25, 2014 7:26 pm

Apollo III. The twin of the one I just bought.

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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby find_bruce » Mon Aug 25, 2014 8:00 pm

You work in a better location than me. Most interesting I saw today was an 80s fluro Europa
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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby Lots of steel bikes » Tue Aug 26, 2014 7:16 pm

No braking from the drops without dislocating the wrists.

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Re: Lunchtime stroll

Postby Lots of steel bikes » Wed Aug 27, 2014 7:22 pm

I really like those shifters. Are they Simplex?

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