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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-06-16, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By dailycommute
Well first I have nothing but respect for China,...

Well first I have nothing but respect for China, one of the oldest cultures around with many centuries of superior discovery vs western culture, but interestingly enough it was the Jesuits with their...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-05-16, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By dailycommute
Shimano, Chinese produced products

It seems Shimano has recently shifted major production to China, the only freewheels and chains I am seeing new are all Chinese produced-- anybody run the latest 6/7 speed Chinese freewheels and HG...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-05-16, 06:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,382
Posted By dailycommute
Have been riding a 93/930 that was upgraded to xt...

Have been riding a 93/930 that was upgraded to xt by original owner, I think the steel forks are the ones to grab and then upgrade components. Older wheelsets can be fine if they were not ridden...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-02-16, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By dailycommute
One of those odd CL ads where seller responds a...

One of those odd CL ads where seller responds a week late to my inquiry, gives me directions to view bike (undergrad college development). I get there, bike is propped up against building next to 4...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-01-16, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By dailycommute
Large frame, seller obviously cannot ride it,...

Large frame, seller obviously cannot ride it, plus color scheme = make an offer! Looks like not ridden much which is a plus. Some 600 shifters had a design flaw in teeth and rd shifter often...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-01-16, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By dailycommute
Every lotus I have seen has been well built and...

Every lotus I have seen has been well built and that one could be a real nice rider w/ new tires,wrap, likely tune, etc. It is a very small frame, probably what makes it most unique if you are...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-30-16, 02:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,200
Posted By dailycommute
My kind of freakshow, thanks for sharing.

My kind of freakshow, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 06-30-16, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By dailycommute
1983 Raleigh SC, (Japan)

Db 555 cromo, suntour arx, alloy wheels (27), xlarge 63cm frame. Like many bikes I find around here it is pretty cheap ask but sell side market is dead here so would need to be ebay resell.

fwiw...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-16, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 530
Posted By dailycommute
It is interesting that it lacks the rear brake...

It is interesting that it lacks the rear brake braze on, here is a drive side shot of 78 SGP (but rehabbed, it would have had bar end shifters). Sold at bike swap spring 2016 for $140 for sell...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-28-16, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 530
Posted By dailycommute
Here is bb shell shot on 1978 RSGP, similar sn,...

Here is bb shell shot on 1978 RSGP, similar sn, bb shell, etc. Not sure why it has the 531 sticker, but it does seem to match to SGP on fork, lugs, etc
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 06-27-16, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By dailycommute
What is cool is you have an excellent vintage...

What is cool is you have an excellent vintage Japanese produced 80s bike (which is the peak of lugged Japanese quality imo) matched with a bike that was loved, ridden, upgraded, and has real...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-27-16, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By dailycommute
W, TH, F last week on commute home 3x flats on 3x...

W, TH, F last week on commute home 3x flats on 3x bikes (after about 5k worth riding with no road flats). More glass roadside than past years, but things do love to come in 3s!

Had a very similar...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 06-25-16, 08:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 256
Posted By dailycommute
Suntour ARX, Dia Compe 500, etc

SOLD

$70 ships to lower 48, PM or systemslib atgmaildotcom

Suntour Arx front derailer, Arx-GT long cage rear derailer (stamped rear code ZH), Suntour vx shifters, Suntour perfect 5 speed...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-24-16, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By dailycommute
It is a beautiful bottom bracket which I would...

It is a beautiful bottom bracket which I would use. Unless you ride in rain you only need to service every 3-5k miles if done right if that but I like to do mine very 3k or so. For maintenance free...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-23-16, 01:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 843
Posted By dailycommute
I would grab the trek as it was the end of the...

I would grab the trek as it was the end of the lugged era. I ride a 1988 560 (last year produced), 1989 was last year for 660. The 1988 560 is made with true temper vs 531, same with both 660 models....
Forum: Commuting 06-22-16, 10:45 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,234
Posted By dailycommute
Tarwheel Back in 90 or so I rode an old trek...

Tarwheel

Back in 90 or so I rode an old trek mtb from Assville NC up to craggy gardens on the Blue Ridge Pkwy. Sunny in the valley but up near Craggy it was cloudy and cold, real cold. The BRP was...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-21-16, 08:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,381
Posted By dailycommute
Good luck with that post, really down there good....

Good luck with that post, really down there good. I did the same thing recently with a 210 and the seatpost has not budged. I have a hard time resisting miyatas even when I should know better.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 06-20-16, 12:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 855
Posted By dailycommute
I tried to resist, but it was like being at the...

I tried to resist, but it was like being at the kill shelter seeing an excellent canine on the last day. May not get built out for a bit but will post some pics once completed in the show ur trek...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-18-16, 08:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 133
Posted By dailycommute
1980+- Raleigh super grand prix fixie

The lettering and layout on tubes seemed odd to me and caught my eye. Normally model is on TT, maybe somebody's first day on the job? Looks like Japanese serial NOP1081. I had not seen a Japanese...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 06-16-16, 08:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 855
Posted By dailycommute
Minimalist frame with no braze ons, but I am sure...

Minimalist frame with no braze ons, but I am sure that would make one kickass commuter with some work or triple it out and have a great all dayer. I personally would love to get the old 022...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-12-16, 12:09 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 93,185
Posted By dailycommute
Found another 210, this one is an 1984, 23in....

Found another 210, this one is an 1984, 23in. Needs an overhaul and great deal but that was knowing stuck seatpost lurks. If I can move it this size would actually fit for keeper otherwise the...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 06-10-16, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By dailycommute
Other than wheelset the bike looks like it was...

Other than wheelset the bike looks like it was well used. Those derailers look pretty beat, mismatch parts on bikes generally affect value downwards. So depending on how you value the wheelset I...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 06-10-16, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By dailycommute
In a seller's market it is a good buy @ 200 even...

In a seller's market it is a good buy @ 200 even needing a likely overhaul. Looks like a 60cm so average rider size would be 6ft+ so make sure it fits. Once tuned up it should be an excellent fast...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-09-16, 03:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,357
Posted By dailycommute
ehh, it's CL, everybody thinks they are the...

ehh, it's CL, everybody thinks they are the smartest idiot on the block!
Forum: Commuting 06-07-16, 04:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,860
Posted By dailycommute
Not many honks but about once a month some asshat...

Not many honks but about once a month some asshat (always male) will scream/yell as they pass. A couple of years ago some teen losers cut me within inches and the passenger slapped my ass. His hat...
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