Dave’s Vintage Bicycles – A Classic Bicycle Photo Archive

Dave’s Vintage Bicycles – A Classic Bicycle Photo Archive

The frame was free of rust, and in unusually nice condition for its age. I kept as much as I could of the original Dura Ace components, but I knew that I would replace the wheelset, not wanting to ride on 27 inch 20mm tubulars through downtown Portland. At first, I considered a b conversion as the best option for adapting this bike to my riding style. While possible, this amount of reach is not ideal. There are brake calipers which have enough reach to accomplish the conversion, but they are not in my constellation of desirable components. Instead, I converted it to c, using the existing anodized Dura Ace calipers, which had plenty of reach for a c wheelset. Mavic Open Pro c rims Campagnolo Record hubs Pasela c 35 mm tires And that wheelset turned out to be one that I had built a while back and which I had used on my old Davidson: Campagnolo Record 36 hole hubs built up on new Mavic Open Pro rims.

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For further information, call John at Miscellaneous Tools and Equipment Posted: January 5, Garage clean up for the New Year: For more information, contact Malcolm by email at: It has less than 10 hours on its rebuilt engine, which features roller rockers, Ross Racing Pistons, a. For more information contact Paul by email at:

[ Return to Main List ] There are 40 models listed for Farmall. Just click on a model to see the serial numbers and the years it was manufactured.

May 17, 2 Photos by: Randy Wilder In the pantheon of vintage motorcycle shows, the Quail Motorcycle Gathering is a little like your neighborhood block party. Vincents, Velocettes, and boutique customs share the grassy expanse with a newly introduced Yamaha XSR in retro Kenny Roberts livery. Keanu Reeves and Rebecca Canterbury at the Quail In the middle of the green, two hipsters with nose rings are discussing the virtues of electronic ignitions with the original owner of a Honda Reeves is co-founder of boutique custom builder, Arch Motorcycle Company.

Row of Pre motorcycles. Out on the fairway, brightly colored golfers seem to look askance at the whole proceeding. Give us your tired, your weary, your well-loved but leaky conveyances of perfection and poetry. There were more than motorcycles on display up by 60 over last year and a record 2, guests in attendance. This year also added two categories: Two anniversaries also marked the occasion: Motorcycle industry pioneer Craig Vetter of Windjammer fairings fame made his first public appearance since his unfortunate encounter with a deer in , and was awarded the AMA Dud Perkins Award.

Mr. Bibendum, The Michelin Man, Returns to The Old Motor

Share 92 shares The ‘Magfloat’ design resembles a skateboard, but instead of using wheels, it uses a magnetic field extension and roation principle. The third winning device was the ‘Autobine’ – an autonomous bus concept in which the main frame can expand and contract. The first winner was the ‘Flexup’, a one single wheel that can can be stood on, and moves freely, even on stairs The wheel expands and contracts through a principle of divided treads, allowing it to freely turn corners by using a tilting technique similar to skiing, and go up and down stairs And the tires on the bus automatically attach and detach, according to the number of passengers.

Vintage Schwinn serial number lookup. Enter your Schwinn serial number in the box and click button to see what date and year your Schwinn bike was made.

We worked together at a Ski Shop here in Southern California. Yes , it really does snow in Southern California. He worked part time because he was actually a tool designer by trade but also an avid skier and he liked getting the discounts on ski stuff and free lift passes to local resorts. Besides sharing the love of skiing we also shared motorcycling. Bud helped me modify my H2 to get it to handle? We got rained on, we froze our asses off and had an interesting? We also traded bikes a couple times and that was my first experience on a Honda Super Sport.

First impression…what a boat! I was used to motorcycles that handled at a thought my Brit Bike life…well remember this was a long time ago and responded to the throttle faster than you could my H2. Bud had upgraded the suspension, did some carb work and it was actually a pretty fun bike to ride.

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Tire approved according to the ECE-regulations, the number indicating the country of approval. Approval number of the tire DOT code: It specifies the company, factory, mold, batch, and date of production two digits for week of the year plus two digits for year; or two digits for week of the year plus one digit for year for tires made prior to Although not law, some tire manufacturers do not Tire manufactured in 10th week of suggest using a “new” tire that has been sitting on the shelf for more than six years Ford Motor Company or 10 years Cooper Tire citing a tire association recommendation.

Tube-type, tire must be used with an inner-tube Made in

As the teams filter into Ensenada Baja California for the General Tires NORRA Mexican rally, the first stop is naturally the Horsepower Ranch. Friday was the tech inspection for the bikes.

The Muncie 4spd is mated to a 12 bolt 3. The Judge decals and emblems are all located in the correct spots. Loaded with features like 15×7 Rally II wheels, Rally gauges, hood tach, power steering, power disc brakes, Soft Ray tinted glass, wood steering wheel, and more. This Goat is in great shape and runs even better than it looks. It just came to us from Arizona and before that it lived in Texas so you know it has a body and frame that are in great shape with almost all its original sheet metal and floors.

It is clean inside and out, mechanically sound with a rebuilt engine, and drives like a dream. This car has the original build sheet, reciepts for work done, and PHS documentation.

Land Rover Defender 110

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A very common aftermarket tire brand that has been around for years and years! 4-ply nylon blackwall or all white currently available in the 30×3 and 30x/2 sizes. These are high pressure tires! Tire pressure must be maintained at lbs. at all times.

Brakes Older Raleigh-made brakes used special cables with moulded ends on both ends of the cables, as shown. These cables are no longer available. They were supplied in different configurations for front, gent’s rear and lady’s rear applications. The cable came with the adjusting barrel. To replace the cable assembly, you would unbolt the adjusting barrel from the caliper.

These cables can often be revived by dripping oil into them and working them back and forth.

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Share this article Share The company has been testing the airless tire designs of Wisconsin-based start-up called Resilient Technologies, which they bought last year. The firm, which was paid to develop the tires over four years for the department of defense, sold the technology for Polaris to take to the consumer motoring world.

A web of honeycomb-shaped plastic makes up the tire’s center which is surrounded by a rubber tread band and held on by an inner steel core. Polaris says the tires have been put through all number of tests including being shot at and being driven over thousands of miles They allow heat to dissipate – something not possible with solid rubber tires which are also hazardous if a bit of the tire is chipped off.

An entertaining & informative vintage automobile internet magazine. Surely one of the most recognized company mascots in the world is Mr. Bibendum, better known as the Michelin Man. Equally recognizable, but in an entirely unrelated field, is the Chiclets brand of chewing gum.

Raleigh Bicycle Restoration Superbe After restoration: I purchased this Raleigh Superbe from the bike shop where I worked in Davis, California around It was a trade in, and I immediately gobbled it up. An old 3-speed with fenders would not catch a thieve’s eye, so it was perfect for a college town with lots of bikes stolen each year. Davis is also totally flat, so three speeds was overkill. I added a very bright halogen generator, a very large front metal Wald basket, and an aluminum kickstand.

I needed a taller aluminum seatpost so that the bike fit 23″ was the largest Raleigh made and a new seat the leather Brooks was trashed. I also put on lightweight plastic pedals. It even had the locking fork key! This bike was my daily commuter from


NOM hp ci L36 engine, 4 speed manual transmission. Originally assembled on December 23, , this Corvette Convertible has had a TON of custom body and engine work, and is in average condition. This car’s paint is avg. Body features flared fenders, integrated front and rear spoilers, deleted chrome front bumper, polished cowls, custom fixed headlights with clear covers, rolled exhaust tips, and a big block style hood.

Convertible top is avg, as are the rear bumpers, and weatherstripping for the convertible top.

Click on the file below to view the printable article on how to read date codes on vintyage Goodyear tires.

In the old Seiberling home in Akron, on a newel post of the stairway, there stood a statue of the famous god of mythology known to the ancient Romans as Mercury, and to the Greeks as Hermes. Seiberling’s attention was attracted to the statue, and he felt that the god it portrayed embodied many of the characteristics for which Goodyear products were known.

A meeting to discuss the idea of suitable trademark was held at the Seiberling home in August Something distinctively Goodyear was needed to distinguish it from other companies. Among the sketches prepared for the meeting at Mr. Seiberling’s suggestion was one using the winged foot of Mercury. Everyone present agreed that this should be the symbol for the company, with the Wingfoot to be set in the middle of the word “Goodyear.

Mighty Tonka Dump Trucks 1964 – 1972 Original Concept

By Mary Barile Antique Appraiser Of all the farm toys, from barns to cows, windmills to machinery, it’s the old toy tractors that are among the most popular collectibles. Whether you grew up on a farm or just wish you did, toy tractors represent the ingenuity and craftsmanship of American rural life. Tractors Go From Farmland to Toyland Until the late 19th century, farming was based on physical strength: Steam and gas powered engines appeared in the s and s, and by the s, tractors.

This Vintage Fat Tire Bike has The Cool Tank, Struts, Fenders,. is a Ladies, Hiawatha, CWC Balloon Tire Bicycle. This Hiawatha. wht happened 2 the era of basket bicycles when they drove 2 the corner store and put their brown bagged groceries into the little compartment and the rode home to chop the carrots and put them in the pot of boiling soup?

Numbers matching hp ci engine, 4 speed manual transmission, numbers matching 3. Originally assembled on January 4, , this Corvette Convertible is sure to get you noticed with its bright yellow paint, and comes with the desirable 4 speed manual transmission, as well as power steering and power brakes. Odometer shows 61, miles, which are documented as actual.

This car’s paint looks is good-vg with a rich shine. Convertible top is in good condition, side glass shows correct date codes, and the taillights are vg. Chrome bumpers show a newer finish, and are vg. This car wears a set of good-vg rally wheels, with vg trim rings and center caps. The interior of this Corvette Convertible shows vg newer leather seats, as well as vg gauges and cutpile carpet.

How to read dot dates on car tires AND read where they were made.

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