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 6130 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)
Hubs: Galli Maillard07/05/2015 12:42 PM
Hubs: Galli by Sachs Maillard, New Success07/05/2015 12:28 PM
Hubs: Campagnolo 1034, Record (Low Flange)07/04/2015 08:23 AM
Brake Levers: Shimano BL-7200, Dura-Ace EX07/04/2015 08:19 AM
Rear Derailleurs: Shimano RD-6207 GS, 600EX (long cage)07/04/2015 05:17 AM
Brake Levers: Altenburger (red button, version 2)07/04/2015 05:13 AM
Shifters: Campagnolo 1014/1A, Nuovo Gran Sport07/04/2015 05:03 AM

 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: Vicini Cesena Super Record06/25/2015 02:44 PM
Road Race: Gitane Tour de France06/01/2015 07:04 AM
Road Sport: Lapébie (Road Sport)05/24/2015 04:39 PM
Road Race: Miyata Team Titanium05/15/2015 12:33 PM
Road Race: Olmo Competition05/09/2015 04:00 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: Groene Leeuw Headbadge07/05/2015 12:55 PM
Head Badge: Vicini Head Badge from Cesena Super Record06/25/2015 02:44 PM
Head Badge: Gitane Head Badge from Champion du Monde06/23/2015 04:33 PM
Head Badge: Tigra Headbadge06/22/2015 04:08 PM
Drop Outs & Fork Ends: Huret "Honeycomb"06/03/2015 05:13 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)
Bottom Bracket Tool: Fauber Bottom Bracket Spanner03/27/2015 11:30 PM
Axle Vise: VAR 14 Axle Vise03/27/2015 08:14 PM
Multi-tool: Raleigh slotted bottom bracket/multi-tool03/25/2015 01:36 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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