The Simplicity of Vintage Cycles

Vintage Bicycles Done Proper :: Corvallis, Oregon

1984 Raleigh Prestige

In 1984, Italy was churning out showstopping frames. Raleigh had their own answer.

December 11, 2021 · 13 Comments

1984 Schwinn Traveler

What would he have wanted for his Traveler? This.

April 9, 2021 · 5 Comments

1991 Schwinn Voyageur

The Schwinn Voyageur, undoubtedly a workhorse touring steed. The 80s were so good to the model. The 90s… not so much.

January 8, 2021 · 16 Comments

Tell Your Story: 1960 Girardengo

In 1978, Paul Sadoff of Rock Lobster was just beginning his career building custom bicycles. The story of his 1960 Girardengo doesn’t start there, but it wasn’t much later.

July 26, 2020 · 2 Comments

Project: DIY Bicycle Fork Painting

Restoring bicycles. Not always simple but experience teaches. Painting bicycles? This is the line at which many restorations cease.

September 14, 2019 · 8 Comments

1960 Urago (Part II)

The older they are, the trickier they get.

January 22, 2019 · 16 Comments

1974 Holdsworth Super Mistral (Part I)

Sometimes, saying goodbye is painful.

August 31, 2018 · 11 Comments

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