The Simplicity of Vintage Cycles

Vintage Bicycles Done Proper :: Portland, Oregon

1987 Centurion Ironman Expert

At this moment, featured on Craigslist ads all over America, there are a substantial number of Centurion Ironman Dave Scott’s available for purchase. Why then, is this one any different?

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1987 Schwinn High Sierra

Some bikes are worth painstaking restoration. Repainting. Color matching. Period components. Some bikes are worth getting on the road to do their job.

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Tell Your Story: 1964 Allegro Special

Love endures the test of time. Love provides cherished moments that swirl in minds eye like they were yesterday. Even if it was 52 years ago.

November 13, 2016 · 8 Comments

The Home Bicycle Workshop

Workshops and how others produce their craft fascinate me. After years of observing, researching, thinking and building, I am ready to open my shop up to you.

August 7, 2016 · 4 Comments

1991 Miyata 721

Behold the first non-steel bicycle showcased on Simplicity, or that I have owned. Why? Because it’s done so well, it feels like steel.

May 20, 2016 · 8 Comments

1986 Raleigh Portage

The Raleigh Portage has build versatility but there’s something special about taking one back to (mostly) stock.

March 27, 2016 · 8 Comments

1986 Miyata 710

Miyata. A name once commanding indisputable respect within cycling. This Ferrari red, 1986 710 shows why the brand was the powerhouse it once was.

November 15, 2015 · 10 Comments

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