The Simplicity of Vintage Cycles

Vintage Bicycles Done Proper :: Corvallis, Oregon

1986 Raleigh Portage

The bicycle gods once again shepherd another sad, neglected Raleigh Portage my way. How could anyone turn down those big, puppy dog eyes?

June 23, 2022 · 7 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 · 11 Comments

1985 Raleigh Kodiak: Spring Cleaning

Purchased as a playground for new and vintage part experimentation, my main commuter, a 1985 Raleigh Kodiak, begged for a freshening up.

June 30, 2014 · 10 Comments

1976 Centurion Semi Professional

I recently picked up gorgeous 1976 Centurion Semi Professional and before restoration occurred, I wanted to showcase the bike as it was for posterity.

July 2, 2012 · 4 Comments

197X Univega Gran Turismo Mixte

In previous posts, I have mentioned why I created this blog. I adore vintage bikes, first and foremost. I also enjoy showcasing my work for all to see.

May 8, 2012 · 1 Comment

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