Welcome to - Your Vintage Cycling Database.
The goal of 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. 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 currently has a collection of 6233 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: Ale bottle cage (wire)11/28/2015 06:38 PM
Bottom Brackets: Spécialités TA 34411/28/2015 03:22 PM
Saddles: Cinelli Unicanitor Mod. 5011/28/2015 11:48 AM
Brake Levers: Shimano 6100, 60011/28/2015 11:33 AM
Brakes: Shimano BB-300, 60011/28/2015 11:22 AM
Small Parts & Accessories: REG Cable Clip (top tube), side variant11/25/2015 02:06 PM
Brake Levers: Weinmann AG 60511/25/2015 01:45 PM

 Bicycle & Frames Database
Bicycles & Frames is the newest collection to be added to, 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: Carrera One11/29/2015 01:34 PM
Road Race: Centurion Ironman Dave Scott Expert11/21/2015 07:17 PM
Road Sport: Centurion Turbo11/21/2015 06:22 PM
Road Sport: Centurion LeMans11/21/2015 06:20 PM
Road Race: Centurion Dave Scott Ironman Master11/21/2015 06:14 PM

 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)
Head Badge: Carrera Head Badge from One11/29/2015 01:34 PM
Head Badge: Legnano Headbadge11/29/2015 08:03 AM
Head Badge: Diamond Back Head Badge from Ascent11/21/2015 09:49 PM
Head Badge: Centurion 1989 LeMans11/21/2015 06:10 PM
Head Badge: cycles Louison Bobet11/10/2015 10:03 AM

 Catalog Scans, Other Collections & Content
In addition to the larger collections, 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)
Taps & Dies: W&F bottom bracket thread cutter taps10/31/2015 06:39 PM
Freewheel Removal Tool: TDC 3-prong Freewheel Removal Tool10/31/2015 06:29 PM
Freewheel Removal Tool: Atom Freewheel Removal Tool10/31/2015 02:43 PM
Catalog: Follis Tandems12/10/2013 09:21 AM
Catalog: 1981 Kalkhoff Catalog10/06/2012 01:03 PM
Catalog: Zeus Catalog No.102, 197304/29/2012 06:39 AM

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