VeloBase.com
 Welcome to VeloBase.com - Your Vintage Cycling Database.
The goal of VeloBase.com is to provide a comprehensive database of vintage cycling knowledge for reference during everything from restorations to general maintenance to researching the cycling history through the equipment of the time. All of the content on the site was added by its members, truly making it the cycling community's database. Visit the FAQ & Help Page for more details about membership and how you can contribute to the site. The site is broken down into 3 main sections. One for vintage cycling Components, the next for Frames and parts of Frames, and the last for other miscellaneous content of Vintage Cycling significance. VeloBase.com is ever growing, changing, and improving - so be sure to check back often to see what is new.

 Component Database
Need to figure out what crankset you have or how many gears a derailleur will work with? The VeloBase.com currently has a collection of 5619 Components and is the largest collection on the site. The collection consists of components made from before 1900 through the year 2000. You can search by name below, or use one of our other Search features for a more refine the search criteria in other ways.
Component Name     
Standard Search   Visual Search   Parts Bin   Brand Directory
Recent Content (Complete List)
Small Parts & Accessories: Dawes Distinctions Special Bracket Lockring08/28/2014 07:54 PM
Small Parts & Accessories: Dawes Distinctions plastic brake lever hoods for Weinmann levers08/28/2014 07:52 PM
Front Derailleurs: Simplex Competition "Fourchette Carter" (earlier version)08/28/2014 07:29 PM
Front Derailleurs: Simplex Competition "Fourchette Carter" (later version)08/28/2014 07:28 PM
Front Derailleurs: Simplex Randonneur 22D (earlier version)08/28/2014 07:16 PM
Front Derailleurs: Simplex Randonneur 22D (later version)08/28/2014 07:15 PM
Front Derailleurs: Simplex Juy 5608/28/2014 07:10 PM

 Bicycle & Frames Database
Bicycles & Frames is the newest collection to be added to VeloBase.com, and aims to collect information on the vast number of vintage bicycles in hopes of preserving information on both their original specifications as well as representing how cyclists ride them today. This collection is currently under development and any feedback or suggestions are welcome.
Search Frame ModelsList Frame ModelsBrand Directory
Recent Content   (Complete List)
Road Race: Speedwell Titalite08/14/2014 10:39 PM
Road Race: Coppi Speciale07/08/2014 11:08 AM
Road Race: Coppi Milano-Sanremo Super05/06/2014 12:10 AM
Road Race: Tesch Model 10102/15/2014 11:24 AM
Road Race: Colnago DREAM01/16/2014 12:13 AM

 Head Badge & Frame Parts Database
The Head Badge and Frame Part Database aims to help identifiy the builder, country of origin, age, and capabilities of a frame. Both collections consist of examples from a wide range of bicycles from all over the world and spanning nearly a century of cycling history.
Head Badge Brand     
Search Head Badges   Browse Head Badge Gallery   Frame Parts List   Brand Directory
Recent Content (Complete List)
Fork Crown: Cinelli-style 07/07/2014 12:29 PM
Tube Sets: Columbus EL-OS Oversize07/05/2014 05:41 AM
Head Badge: Favorit Headbadge06/26/2014 06:09 AM
Head Badge: Sputnik (XB3) Head Badge06/26/2014 06:08 AM
Head Badge: Atala Head Badge from bimbo 24"06/10/2014 02:34 PM

 Catalog Scans, Other Collections & Content
In addition to the larger collections, VeloBase.com also has a few smaller database collections including Vintage Tools and Team Jerseys. There is also a growing list of catalog scans hosted here and on other sites across the internet. There is also a Glossary of Terms, Links and Additional Resources, online tools such as a Gear Calculator and tool to calculate the front geometry of a frame & fork.
Catalog ScansTool DatabaseTeam JerseysLinks & Resources
ArticlesGlossaryReference ChartsGear Calculator
Recent Content   (Complete List)
Pressure Gauge: Clement Pressure Gauge11/22/2013 04:27 PM
Spoke Screw Cutter: Hozan (aka "HKC") A-915 Spoke Screw Cutter11/21/2013 02:03 PM
Taps & Dies: Hozan C-915 Spoke Screwing (threading) Machine11/21/2013 01:55 PM
Catalog: Follis Tandems12/10/2013 10:21 AM
Catalog: 1981 Kalkhoff Catalog10/06/2012 02:03 PM
Catalog: Zeus Catalog No.102, 197304/29/2012 07:39 AM






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