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Vintage Bicycles Done Proper :: Portland, Oregon

1986 Nishiki Cresta GT rejuvenation

Commissioned as a build for a good friend, this sturdy touring rig was tailored into a lightweight commuting behemoth.

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1985 Raleigh Portage rejuvenation (Part II)

The progress for the ongoing Raleigh Portage project has hit rock bottom. In theory, the frame won’t look any worse or be any nastier than at this stage.

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Cycling in Print :: Raleigh Lightweight Touring Catalog, 1984

Some items come from the most unexpected sources. This was proven to me yet again when an obscure document comes my way from Dan, a cyclist from Baltimore, Maryland.

November 4, 2013 · 8 Comments

1985 Raleigh Portage rejuvenation (Part I)

This is the beginning of a journey.

September 6, 2013 · 26 Comments

Cycling in Print :: Sprocket Man, 1976

Lookout Man of Steel, you’ve got some competition.

June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

1976 Centurion Semi Professional rejuvenation

Some builds come together nearly instantly. Others, like this 1976 Centurion Semi Professional, take months to materialize.

April 8, 2013 · 6 Comments

Raleigh Kodiak Headset Replacement

My Raleigh Kodiak is an experiment. If I am unsure of a product, the Kodiak becomes the test subject.

January 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

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