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 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 7625 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)
Handlebars: AVA (narrow enlarged center section; AVA within diamond)08/05/2020 01:52 AM
Rear Derailleurs: SunTour VX Accushift07/27/2020 05:00 AM
Cranksets: Sugino Mighty Comp (pista)07/25/2020 02:29 AM
Freewheels: SunTour WT-7000 WINUL 7S-S07/25/2020 02:04 AM
Hubs: Rousson et Chamoux S.A.07/23/2020 02:40 PM
Small Parts & Accessories: Campagnolo Cable Guide 626/A07/12/2020 10:03 AM
Hubs: BSA Hublite (front Dynohub)07/10/2020 08:39 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 Sport: Claud Butler Majestic04/20/2020 03:51 PM
Road Race: Tommasini Tecno04/20/2020 05:10 AM
Other: COLSON (Other)04/12/2020 03:07 PM
Road Touring: Raleigh Sprite02/17/2020 05:10 PM
Road Race: Bates of London BAR02/02/2020 01:42 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: Schauff Headbadge07/03/2020 08:23 AM
Head Badge: Schauff Headbadge07/03/2020 08:19 AM
Lug Set: Bozzi blanks-uncut06/16/2020 12:25 PM
Head Badge: Jo Routens Headbadge05/21/2020 01:49 PM
Head Badge: Marlboro/Falcon version02/10/2020 03:13 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)
Crank Puller: Stronglight crank arm puller 23.35mm07/01/2020 03:54 PM
Freewheel Removal Tool: Shimano Freewheel Removal Tool04/16/2020 09:17 PM
Bottom Bracket Tool: Mavic 652 Bottom Bracket Tool12/01/2019 03:10 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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