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 6936 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: Shimano FH-M550, Deore LX02/24/2017 02:42 AM
Brakes: Shimano BR-M730, Deore XT M73002/23/2017 06:01 PM
Brake Levers: Shimano BL-M733, Deore XT (2-finger)02/23/2017 05:31 PM
Brakes: Shimano BR-M900, XTR M90002/23/2017 05:19 PM
Brakes: Shimano BR-M733, Deore XT02/23/2017 05:04 PM
Brakes: Shimano BR-MT62, Deore II02/23/2017 04:55 PM
Brake Levers: Shimano BL-7200, Dura-Ace EX02/23/2017 04:26 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: Centurion Ironman Dave Scott Expert01/08/2017 11:46 PM
Cyclocross: Bianchi Volpe12/20/2016 09:58 PM
Road Race: Gazelle Special11/17/2016 08:39 AM
Road Race: Marinoni 1974 model!09/09/2016 11:16 PM
Road Race: Marinoni Custom made09/09/2016 11:13 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)
Drop Outs & Fork Ends: Simplex 3480/348102/18/2017 05:56 PM
Drop Outs & Fork Ends: Simplex 4266/426702/18/2017 05:46 PM
Drop Outs & Fork Ends: Simplex 4264/426502/18/2017 05:42 PM
Drop Outs & Fork Ends: Simplex S80602/18/2017 05:30 PM
Drop Outs & Fork Ends: Simplex 1752/175302/18/2017 12:09 PM

 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: SKS Race Compressor Air Pump12/27/2016 03:20 PM
Spoke Wrench: Unknown Spoke Wrench12/22/2016 03:37 PM
Freewheel Removal Tool: Shimano Dura-Ace TL-FW10 Freewheel Removal Tool12/14/2016 09:52 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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