The Simplicity of Vintage Cycles

Vintage Bicycles Done Proper :: Corvallis, Oregon

1982 Motobecane Grand Touring

Upright bicycles already have an illustrious history in Europe and America is catching on. The “city bike” may be the latest in Stateside cycling but comfort is never a trend.

September 28, 2014 · 18 Comments

1976 Centurion Semi Professional

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

April 8, 2013 · 24 Comments

1981 SR Gran Course

More known for their cranksets and stems, SR (short for Sakae Ringyo) did make a small number of somewhat obscure Japanese bikes.

August 21, 2012 · 35 Comments

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