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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-16, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Murray Missile
Looks like the inner half of the spring from a...

Looks like the inner half of the spring from a quick release skewer, I had one broken in half like that on one of my rescues.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-16, 04:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 314
Posted By Murray Missile
Are you sure the purple one is a single speed?...

Are you sure the purple one is a single speed? Looks JUST like the one I had when I was a kid with the tiny chainwheel and front brake, mine was also purple and had a Bendix 2 speed rear hub. If it...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-18-16, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 496
Posted By Murray Missile
Sometimes the grin on a kid's face when he get's...

Sometimes the grin on a kid's face when he get's his wheels back is payment enough, a hand drawn thank you card is icing on the cake. :D
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-16, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By Murray Missile
Transferred the original triple crankset and both...

Transferred the original triple crankset and both derailleurs from my TREK MTB to an old Supercycle road bike and kept the stem mounted friction shifters. Worked like a charm.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-16, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13,115
Views: 1,540,272
Posted By Murray Missile
Hey, at least they got the price right. ;)

Hey, at least they got the price right. ;)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-16-16, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 703
Posted By Murray Missile
Bought those for one of mine but didn't care for...

Bought those for one of mine but didn't care for the profile of the rim, nice wheelset but didn't look "vintage" enough for that bike so I bought these for it............

Sun M13 Silver 36h 126mm...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-08-16, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13,115
Views: 1,540,272
Posted By Murray Missile
They are alive and well, they just migrated to my...

They are alive and well, they just migrated to my neck of the woods.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-04-16, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By Murray Missile
Nice! :thumb:

Nice! :thumb:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-01-16, 06:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 719
Posted By Murray Missile
I was just think last night I should build...

I was just think last night I should build something with a Stars and Stripes theme. That is COOL! :thumb:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-01-16, 06:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 942
Posted By Murray Missile
Thanks, I forgot to compliment you on your...

Thanks, I forgot to compliment you on your "fleet", very cool and I like the personal touches you put on them. My first "real" bike was a new Irish built red 1971 Grand Prix. I'd been searching for...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-30-16, 04:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 942
Posted By Murray Missile
Nice to see someone else rides a "normal" size...

Nice to see someone else rides a "normal" size frame. ;) I haven't gotten to mine yet but here it is "as found". The chrome on the chain stays isn't too sweet but otherwise the paint and chrome are...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-21-16, 02:43 AM
Replies: 2,229
Views: 402,543
Posted By Murray Missile
Thank you and welcome to the forums.

Thank you and welcome to the forums.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-21-16, 02:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By Murray Missile
Thanks for the info, I can live with 3rd from the...

Thanks for the info, I can live with 3rd from the bottom for this one, it's an experiment anyway. If it doesn't work it won't kill me to let it go to a new home.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-21-16, 02:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By Murray Missile
Right now I'm thinking period correct SunTour VGT...

Right now I'm thinking period correct SunTour VGT deluxe, I have a NOS FD, like new Sakae crankset and NOS DiaCompe brakes with levers. Just need to find a super clean RD. It will be awhile though,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-20-16, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By Murray Missile
Well done!

Well done!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-20-16, 06:08 PM
Replies: 728
Views: 105,974
Posted By Murray Missile
'89 Volpe before and after.

Posted this here a little over a year ago. I also just posted it in the "Before and After" thread too. As found a year ago........
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Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-20-16, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2,229
Views: 402,543
Posted By Murray Missile
1989 Bianchi Volpe

As purchased 1 year and 5 days ago.........

http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn302/Rudebaker_55/Bikes/Volpe%201_zpsfesbckqu.jpg

Finally dug it out about 3 weeks ago, here it is as of an hour...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-20-16, 03:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,691
Posted By Murray Missile
My sister has the twin to this purchased new in...

My sister has the twin to this purchased new in 1972, she and my B-I-L were married in 1972.



My wife alternates between these.... I've completely rebuilt the Trek and the Schwiin I built from...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-20-16, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By Murray Missile
Well, good, bad or ugly it's mine. Won't be able...

Well, good, bad or ugly it's mine. Won't be able to pick it up for a couple weeks. Only info I've found for older Classicas was an old post here where someone mentioned restoring one and got a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-19-16, 07:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,968
Posted By Murray Missile
As you may have guessed by my user name a mass...

As you may have guessed by my user name a mass market bike holds a special place in my childhood memories. It felt like it weighed more than I did the first couple years I rode it LOL. Not mine but...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-19-16, 06:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,282
Posted By Murray Missile
Personally I can't answer that. ;)

Personally I can't answer that. ;)
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-19-16, 06:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,282
Posted By Murray Missile
It's not that complex or deep, some people just...

It's not that complex or deep, some people just like to have fun. I have a friend that used to name his vehicles. He had a '65 Chevelle that wheel hopped so bad he called it "Thumper" like the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-19-16, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By Murray Missile
Bianchi Classica?

I put in a bid on this since it's local pickup only and fairly close, also I want to try a slightly smaller frame again. I'm guessing it's a mid-80's bike, where did these fall in the Bianchi...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-19-16, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By Murray Missile
Well, you cared enough to comment.

Well, you cared enough to comment.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-18-16, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By Murray Missile
Go for it! :thumb: It's not logical but it sure...

Go for it! :thumb: It's not logical but it sure is fun.
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