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Forum: Mountain Biking 07-11-16, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 327
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
Sounds like it was written by a scorned former...

Sounds like it was written by a scorned former Shimano marketing exec
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-10-16, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 327
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
Oval?? You mean like Biopace?? I thought that was...

Oval?? You mean like Biopace?? I thought that was just a crusty C&V thing! (I ride biopace rings on my xtracycle)

That's kinda what I was thinking of trying...i like close spacing for road...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-09-16, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 327
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
So basically ride it til the front shock dies and...

So basically ride it til the front shock dies and then replace it
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-09-16, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 327
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
Drivetrain works great, I just see these 10 or...

Drivetrain works great, I just see these 10 or 11x1 setups and I can see how not dealing with a front derailleur would be nice.

I'm just trying to get an idea of why some upgrade or another...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-09-16, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 327
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
I'm honestly not sure which version of the Four I...

I'm honestly not sure which version of the Four I have, but I was thinking about a 10x1 or 11x1 drivetrain and possibly upgrading the cable actuated brake calipers which are grabby as hell and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-09-16, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
IMFAO neither are particularly amazing so go with...

IMFAO neither are particularly amazing so go with what makes you happy. Or do what you said and chase the allure of a higher end frame and build it up with decent parts.

The best part about the...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-09-16, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 327
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
2008 Kona Four

I'm just getting back into mountain biking, spent last fall on an old 90's hardtail Trek and this spring I picked up a used '08 Kona Four for $300. I've been having lots of fun on all the...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 06-20-16, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
just email me. alario @ gmail . com

just email me.

alario @ gmail . com
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 06-20-16, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
Not this frame. I've owned it for a number of...

Not this frame. I've owned it for a number of years, originally purchase at the trexler town swap many moons ago.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 06-19-16, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
price drop. $100

price drop. $100
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-30-16, 12:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,119
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
Next thing you know its gonna be dogs and cats...

Next thing you know its gonna be dogs and cats sleeping together. Madness!!

I'll do my hair up pretty, tuck it back real good and go wee wee wherever I like.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-02-16, 07:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,921
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
M13. I think the CR-18's look clunky and...

M13.

I think the CR-18's look clunky and dumb.

On the other hand I've been really happy with Velocity rims in general, I'd pick the least offensive looking one from their stock and just deal.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-17-16, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
Yeah I actually started with a pipe brush but...

Yeah I actually started with a pipe brush but this gunk needed more persuasion than that could provide. Small wonder the old brakes worked at all.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-17-16, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
Made it back alive, so the brakes work. ...

Made it back alive, so the brakes work.


incidentally, if anyone has an Arai drum brake they wanna get rid of let me know.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-16-16, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
These are replacing some seriously crusty avid...

These are replacing some seriously crusty avid single digits. So far so good. I'll check back in after I bomb a few hills
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-16-16, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
emery cloth wins! all good now

emery cloth wins!

all good now
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-16-16, 06:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
new Canti brake wont fit on Canti post

Title says it all.. I'm putting new canti brakes (Tektro720) on my 92' Cannondale RT2000 (tandem). The rear set went on just fine. Front set I had to hammer the friggen old brakes off and the new...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 04-13-16, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
Yeah if the Captain wasnt too big for me I...

Yeah if the Captain wasnt too big for me I wouldn't be letting this go. Its only a 6 hour drive for you!
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 04-10-16, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
Price Drop - now $750

Price Drop - now $750
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 03-30-16, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
Pics updated!

Pics updated!
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 03-29-16, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
Oh jeez I forgot to post the full bike pics! What...

Oh jeez I forgot to post the full bike pics! What a fail! I'll update that this eve.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 03-29-16, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
Dump your frame on CL and buy mine! Buy high and...

Dump your frame on CL and buy mine! Buy high and sell low, it's the C&V way!
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 03-29-16, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
Timbo! Yessir that's correct and silver brazen by...

Timbo! Yessir that's correct and silver brazen by men of Germanic heritage. Perfect for a path racer gravel grinder enduro all road period sensitive board tracker restomod!
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 03-28-16, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
92/93 Cannondale Tandem $750

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-LmGK1luFXek/VvxcXQuuYUI/AAAAAAAAFQs/XElqsVHqKHY8CZv4j_ppFYVfyjtqlFj2wCCo/s640-Ic42/IMG_3435.JPG



Big Cannondale tandem. $750
...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 03-28-16, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox
Austro Daimler Inter-10 $100

Late 70's Inter-10

Full 531 Frame and Fork, silver brazed by Austrians.
its a 62cm seat tube c-to-c and a 59cm top tube c-to-c. Comes with BB and Headset both of which could stand to be serviced...
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