The Simplicity of Vintage Cycles

Vintage Bicycles Done Proper :: Portland, Oregon

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.

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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.

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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 · 8 Comments

Tell Your Story: 1974 Raleigh Grand Prix

Inspiration is born from history, experimentation and even sculpted from one man’s trash into another man’s treasure. John steps forward to tell the story of his 1974 Raleigh Grand Prix.

October 25, 2015 · 3 Comments

Tell Your Story: 1965 Carlton Flyer

Imagine owning a bicycle for 41 years. You think you know its history but are still discovering secrets. Meet David and his 1965 Carlton Flyer.

June 28, 2015 · 8 Comments

1985 Raleigh Portage rejuvenation (Part V)

After two years, the fruition of a final product emerges: A legendary touring frame, blessed with stock 650B wheels, morphed into an upright city bike.

May 10, 2015 · 29 Comments

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