The Simplicity of Vintage Cycles

Vintage Bicycles Done Proper :: Portland, Oregon

A Tribute: Jon Williams

I’ve never met you. We haven’t emailed. You don’t know me. But the craftsmanship you left behind is worth showcasing for all to experience. Here’s to you, Jon Williams. Advertisements

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Tell Your Story: 1972 Motobecane Le Champion

How long do most restorations take? 6 months? A year? Two? How about 23. Some things really are best savored and taken slowly.

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Cycling in Print: Schwinn All Terrain Bicycles, 1985

On the heels of a Schwinn High Sierra refresh, an unearthed catalog highlights Schwinn’s finest All Terrain Bicycles for 1985, “providing vehicles to take you where a four-wheel drive can’t.”

March 10, 2018 · 2 Comments

Tell Your Story: 1961 Cinelli Corsa

In 1961, a red Cinelli Corsa is purchased from a local bicycle shop in Singapore for a mere $83. Genesis outlined, let me acquaint you with its next 56 years.

January 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

1960 Urago (Part I)

Obscure bicycles can get lost in history. Time clicks by and details disappear into black holes. But using modern 3D printing, a replica enlivens this rare frame.

November 13, 2017 · 11 Comments

Update: 1985 Pinarello Record

Freshly restored and showcased in 2012, this 1985 Pinarello was acceptable but it wasn’t perfect. Four years later, upgrades made, it is ready for the second unveiling.

August 21, 2017 · 4 Comments

Cycling in Print: Eddy Merckx 70th Birthday Tribute, 2015

Eddy Merckx’s racing golden year came in 1969. To this day, 47 years later, his name still commands dignity and respect among riders. 

May 30, 2017 · 4 Comments

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