Well, in the several years I have been here, we have always allowed ads and discussions of current Sachs, Rivendells, Mercians, etc. I see no reason to change this now. I'd propose that bikes for sale be EITHER Pre-1986 (any lightweight frame construction) OR 1986 and later, but only lugged steel allowed in the newer era.
> Classic cut off? This list is about old lightweight bikes! Not current
> bikes that are like old bikes. Not current lightweight bikes with old
> parts. Not old lightweight bikes with current parts.
> Old lightweight bikes...pre 1985 (1984, that's an 18 year old bike or older).
> Chuck Schmidt
> South Pasadena, Southern California
> http://www.velo-retro.com (Campagnolo Timeline has just be updated with
> new info!)