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Spectators at Alpenrose Velodrome circa 1971.  So good!

Photo by James Mason, from his collection of photos from the Portland bike racing scene in the 70’s — steel bikes, hairnet helmets, toe clips and mustaches.

See more vintage race photos here.
Spectators at Alpenrose Velodrome circa 1971.  So good!

Photo by James Mason, from his collection of photos from the Portland bike racing scene in the 70’s — steel bikes, hairnet helmets, toe clips and mustaches.

See more vintage race photos here.

Spectators at Alpenrose Velodrome circa 1971. So good!

Photo by James Mason, from his collection of photos from the Portland bike racing scene in the 70’s — steel bikes, hairnet helmets, toe clips and mustaches.

See more vintage race photos here.

This weekend in Boston!

Superb Bicycle is proud to present Bella Biciclette, an exhibition of beautiful vintage bicycles from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. Expect to see bicycles from Colnago, De Rosa, Rossin, Takhion, Eddy Merckx and even a Cinelli Laser. All bicycles and frames at the show will be available for purchase. Please RSVP by emailing RSVP@SuperbBicycle.com with your name in the subject line. Beverage and light appetizers will be provided and formal dress is suggested. RSVP will be required for entry and remember we have limited space inside our shop so there might be a line to get in, *hint* arrive early!

If you are a collector, or very interested in purchasing one of these unique bicycles please let us know in your RSVP as we will be having a special early showing for seriously interested buyers.

Last years “Hot Bike” contest was such a success that we will be throwing another one this year. We will have categories such as: Best Paint Job, Most Aero, Most Original, and Best Vintage Style. Bring your hottest bike as long as you didn’t place in last years competition. This years judging will be by attendees of the show so everyone can vote! The winners will get prizes from some of our favorite brands and entry into the contest is only $5.

Please be respectful of our neighbors and no outside drinks will be permitted in the shop.

Great poster!
This weekend in Boston!

Superb Bicycle is proud to present Bella Biciclette, an exhibition of beautiful vintage bicycles from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. Expect to see bicycles from Colnago, De Rosa, Rossin, Takhion, Eddy Merckx and even a Cinelli Laser. All bicycles and frames at the show will be available for purchase. Please RSVP by emailing RSVP@SuperbBicycle.com with your name in the subject line. Beverage and light appetizers will be provided and formal dress is suggested. RSVP will be required for entry and remember we have limited space inside our shop so there might be a line to get in, *hint* arrive early!

If you are a collector, or very interested in purchasing one of these unique bicycles please let us know in your RSVP as we will be having a special early showing for seriously interested buyers.

Last years “Hot Bike” contest was such a success that we will be throwing another one this year. We will have categories such as: Best Paint Job, Most Aero, Most Original, and Best Vintage Style. Bring your hottest bike as long as you didn’t place in last years competition. This years judging will be by attendees of the show so everyone can vote! The winners will get prizes from some of our favorite brands and entry into the contest is only $5.

Please be respectful of our neighbors and no outside drinks will be permitted in the shop.

Great poster!

This weekend in Boston!

Superb Bicycle is proud to present Bella Biciclette, an exhibition of beautiful vintage bicycles from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. Expect to see bicycles from Colnago, De Rosa, Rossin, Takhion, Eddy Merckx and even a Cinelli Laser. All bicycles and frames at the show will be available for purchase. Please RSVP by emailing RSVP@SuperbBicycle.com with your name in the subject line. Beverage and light appetizers will be provided and formal dress is suggested. RSVP will be required for entry and remember we have limited space inside our shop so there might be a line to get in, *hint* arrive early!

If you are a collector, or very interested in purchasing one of these unique bicycles please let us know in your RSVP as we will be having a special early showing for seriously interested buyers.

Last years “Hot Bike” contest was such a success that we will be throwing another one this year. We will have categories such as: Best Paint Job, Most Aero, Most Original, and Best Vintage Style. Bring your hottest bike as long as you didn’t place in last years competition. This years judging will be by attendees of the show so everyone can vote! The winners will get prizes from some of our favorite brands and entry into the contest is only $5.

Please be respectful of our neighbors and no outside drinks will be permitted in the shop.

Great poster!

Tags: events, pr0n, vintage, art,

Young LeMond at 1977 USCF National Championships


This is one of my favorite video finds so far. This is raw unedited Super 8 footage from the ‘77 Nationals in Seattle, WA. It’s a looong video. The first five minutes is some road racing (sans audio) and then the track events start. The footage is choppy, grainy and often shaky but the Super 8 film has such a cool look to it.

The best part is, if you listen to the announcer, they’ve got some young talents in the junior races such as Mark Gorski and the one-and-only Greg LeMond — who was probably 16 years old at the time. LeMond kills it too!

Big props to CinelliDog for posting this up.
So.  Much.  Style.

Love it.  It’s images like this that really got me into track culture in the first place.

Found on Tracko.
So.  Much.  Style.

Love it.  It’s images like this that really got me into track culture in the first place.

Found on Tracko.

So. Much. Style.

Love it. It’s images like this that really got me into track culture in the first place.

Found on Tracko.

Tags: vintage,
An old postcard of the old Hanoi Velodrome.  That’s the velodrome off in the distance.  I’m not sure what the year is but it’s a cool photo nonetheless.

Found on Manh Hai’s Flickr.
An old postcard of the old Hanoi Velodrome.  That’s the velodrome off in the distance.  I’m not sure what the year is but it’s a cool photo nonetheless.

Found on Manh Hai’s Flickr.

An old postcard of the old Hanoi Velodrome. That’s the velodrome off in the distance. I’m not sure what the year is but it’s a cool photo nonetheless.

Found on Manh Hai’s Flickr.

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Spinwell just dug up these old b&w’s of German track racing over the years from Die Historische Bildergalerie des Bahnradsports.

Check out the rest of the galleries for some great historical shots.

Tags: vintage,
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Now that’s some heritage. All shots taken at the Motovelodromo in Torino — which is in need of saving right now.

Found on the Motovelodromo di Corso Casale FB group.

Carbon fiber, 1976.

This carbon aero track bike was built by Assos founder Tony Maier 34 years ago.  Talk about ahead of its time!

See more pictures from Zack Vestal on VeloNews.
Carbon fiber, 1976.

This carbon aero track bike was built by Assos founder Tony Maier 34 years ago.  Talk about ahead of its time!

See more pictures from Zack Vestal on VeloNews.

Carbon fiber, 1976.

This carbon aero track bike was built by Assos founder Tony Maier 34 years ago. Talk about ahead of its time!

See more pictures from Zack Vestal on VeloNews.

A while ago, Pat Benson e-mailed me about an old issue of True Magazine with a cover story on track cycling .  I’ve been trying to track it down but Pat just found a copy of the magazine in a box.  She’s been saving it for forty years!

Hopefully we’ll get to see some more of it soon.  Thanks, Pat!!!
A while ago, Pat Benson e-mailed me about an old issue of True Magazine with a cover story on track cycling .  I’ve been trying to track it down but Pat just found a copy of the magazine in a box.  She’s been saving it for forty years!

Hopefully we’ll get to see some more of it soon.  Thanks, Pat!!!

A while ago, Pat Benson e-mailed me about an old issue of True Magazine with a cover story on track cycling . I’ve been trying to track it down but Pat just found a copy of the magazine in a box. She’s been saving it for forty years!

Hopefully we’ll get to see some more of it soon. Thanks, Pat!!!

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