Vintage 3 Speed English Bicycles


1960 Superbe Update!

I decided not to paint this bike for the time being. I was anxious to get it back together and take advantage of the warm fall weather. Costs to date:
Bike purchase @ $50.00
New Tires @ $32.00
New Cables @ $18.00
New Brake Pads @ $6.00
Brake lever ferrule @ .40 cents (Outrageous!)
The chain ring crank needs to be straightened and I’ll repaint later.
Saddle is OK for now but will look for a vintage leather one.
I’ve also replaced both calipers with “newer” versions to do away with the proprietary earlier ones.
Took it for a shakedown ride today and have a few adjustments to make.


6 responses

  1. Bike looks good someone would enjoy it alot.

    October 10, 2016 at 1:28 pm

  2. Have you been logging in your rides for the Three Speed October challenge?

    October 10, 2016 at 11:56 pm

    • No….But I ride my bikes a lot!

      October 11, 2016 at 6:17 am

      • So you should definitely participate, since you’d most likely qualify!

        October 11, 2016 at 12:31 pm

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