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 5882 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)
Seat Posts: Gipiemme Aero12/19/2014 05:47 PM
Seat Posts: 3ttt Aerodinamico12/19/2014 05:38 PM
Seat Posts: Shimano SP-7400-B, Dura-Ace12/19/2014 05:13 AM
Saddles: 3ttt SL12/10/2014 12:03 PM
Hubs: FB Extra Luxury (low flange)12/08/2014 09:04 PM
Brakes: Weinmann AG Vainqueur 999 De Luxe (1st version, 1 spring, pivot bolts)12/08/2014 01:30 PM
Small Parts & Accessories: Vittoria Atomico brake lever hoods for Universal 51, 61, 68 brake levers12/07/2014 08:58 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: LOOK KG 56 Generation 412/12/2014 03:19 PM
Road Race: Guerciotti Corsa11/18/2014 11:24 PM
Road Race: Colnago Super Sprint11/11/2014 12:46 PM
Road Race: Coppi campionissimo11/10/2014 02:14 PM
Road Sport: IDEOR (Road Sport)11/10/2014 01:47 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: Cycles Hartman Head Badge from Standard12/04/2014 10:49 AM
Tube Sets: Durifort by Ateliers de la Rive11/30/2014 04:19 AM
Head Badge: Guerciotti Head Badge from Corsa11/18/2014 11:24 PM
Head Badge: Union Star Head Badge from 10/08/2014 08:22 AM
Head Badge: Ray Head Badge from Sports Model10/08/2014 04:16 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)
Air Pump: Eber Corsa Air Pump10/31/2014 02:48 PM
Crank Puller: Stronglight crank arm puller 23.35mm09/30/2014 12:48 PM
Pressure Gauge: Kingsbridge Pressure Gauge09/15/2014 07:10 AM
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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