5 Details to Help Sell Your Vintage Bike

5 Details to Help Sell Your Vintage Bike

  Details are Important   I loved this bike pictured above. It’s actually one of the favourite bikes I’ve ever ridden, a Miyata 912 that was in really superb condition. It wasn’t dressed up in Campagnolo, didn’t have a flashy paint job or fancy...
Restoring the Anquetil Super Vitus 971

Restoring the Anquetil Super Vitus 971

  Not Without Problems..   Just because you may have come into ownership of a really lovely vintage road bike, it doesn’t mean to say restoring it will be a series of happy moments. Looks are deceiving. Sometimes, the most wretched looking bikes prove to be...
The River Ride: Cycling on the Dordogne

The River Ride: Cycling on the Dordogne

  Let’s Get All Folksy   I don’t know of any French folk songs about rivers or journeys, but this ride could be sung like one of those old American folk tunes: I took my Bianchi down to the river Where with every twist And every turn My trail followed with...
Riding a Steel Bianchi in the Dordogne

Riding a Steel Bianchi in the Dordogne

  The Bike: Late 1990’s Bianchi, Full Cromo Tubes and Forks 57cm 24 Speed, 3 x 8 Campagnolo Mirage Groupset Rigida Rims, Steel Spokes   Riding in the Region The Dordogne isn’t like the flat and wide open spaces of Normandy. It is a hilly, rocky place, that...

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