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Vintage bike restoration
Vintage bike restoration with Adrian Carter
Bicycles Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for people who build and repair bicycles, people who train cycling, or commute on bicycles. It only takes a minute to sign up. Pretty new to the whole vintage bike thing so would love a bit of help finding the history of the bike I bought in Walthamstow, London, last year. It's marked to be an Armstrong Cycle, Birmingham, which I have found a lot of information on, but mainly around the 'moth' models and tandems - I can't seem to place the 'Havana'. I'm looking to find the approx date of creation, and perhaps a bit more about it's stand-out features. Here's some pics.
Raleigh Sports English 3-speed Bicycle
Not registered? Register here. First produced in Italy in the early Fifties, Colnago has manufactured some of the most iconic and eye-catching bikes ever made. Models to look out for include the Mexico and Master. Bianchi is one of the oldest and most celebrated brands in cycling, having produced heart-stealing and race-winning bikes from its Italian base since
And the riders wear long shorts and caps, not helmets. It has helped to fuel a resurgence of interest in vintage road bikes that sees eBay and cycling forums buzzing, and a new generation of old-tech specialists. Many have jumped on the Bradley Wiggins-inspired cycling upsurge, and are now looking for something different, to supplement their modern road bikes. The older the bike the more interesting it is to ride, but until the s they have a very limited range of gears, so the early bikes are really for the hardnut enthusiasts. Brian digs out three very different bikes from his mind-boggling stock to demonstrate his point.