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Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-02-14, 02:35 PM
Replies: 349
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Posted By Orrery
Looks great!! Any additional details on the make...

Looks great!! Any additional details on the make of the front rack? I'm looking for something very similar.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-29-13, 03:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,687
Posted By Orrery
Beautiful! Never seen one in person but always...

Beautiful! Never seen one in person but always enjoy ogling pictures of the work of the local master. Great score.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-14-13, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,794,471
Posted By Orrery
Want: Shimano right side bar end shifter pod; 110...

Want: Shimano right side bar end shifter pod; 110 bcd double crankset (Sugino, Ritchey, etc)

Have: TA crank arms(English threaded), ITM stem, lots of parts.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-19-13, 10:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,575
Posted By Orrery
Gorgeous frame, I love Mercians. Looks to be...

Gorgeous frame, I love Mercians. Looks to be around my size as well. I'll be following with interest.

Maybe a vintage TA/Stronglight 50.4 bcd wide range double would get you the gearing you want...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-27-13, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By Orrery
Aha, thanks gentlemen for getting to the bottom...

Aha, thanks gentlemen for getting to the bottom of this. Appreciate your experience. Also thanks for making some nice bikes! I love my '83 Trek.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-26-13, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By Orrery
Thanks for your opinions. Still thinking about...

Thanks for your opinions. Still thinking about it. Steerer is likely too long and would need to be cut down, I suppose I could switch to threadless or try to have the threading continued

On the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-26-13, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By Orrery
Very true, the seller appears forthcoming and...

Very true, the seller appears forthcoming and willing to back it up. I suppose the only way to know for sure would be to sand down the paint and see what is underneath. Would just prefer not to deal...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-26-13, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By Orrery
Need some good eyes, paint ridge or crack on this fork?

You are not my framebuilder, but what to you guys think about this fork...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-23-13, 09:28 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 15,929
Posted By Orrery
^Yeah pretty cool. I have a pair of Velox...

^Yeah pretty cool.

I have a pair of Velox from eBay that I use. Kind of want the Grand Bois ones from Compass cycles.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-10-13, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,724
Posted By Orrery
^Thanks. Your Nishiki is gorgeous and one of the...

^Thanks. Your Nishiki is gorgeous and one of the inspirations for my build. I will likely order some of the longer struts and give it a shot.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-10-13, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By Orrery
I'd never heard of it until recently. Velo...

I'd never heard of it until recently. Velo Orange has some info here http://velo-orange.blogspot.com/2006/03/pass-hunting_20.html

To quote,
"Living in the almost flat little coastal city of...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-10-13, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By Orrery
That sounds very cool, it must be a beautiful...

That sounds very cool, it must be a beautiful area and pass hunting sounds like a lot of fun.

I recently built up a rando type rig from a '83 Trek 620 also spaced 126mm in the rear using a dynamo...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-09-13, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,724
Posted By Orrery
Thanks, I did this and it works a bit better. It...

Thanks, I did this and it works a bit better. It looks a smidge funny without the bag but the mounted bag is actually more level, so I suppose I'll keep it this way.

Of course, clumsy stupid me...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-09-13, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,724
Posted By Orrery
Thanks. That should work although depending how...

Thanks. That should work although depending how much I add I may need longer struts.




Interesting idea. I'd have to try but it may interfere with the fender.

The light is an iq cyo senso....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-09-13, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,724
Posted By Orrery
Calling all Nitto Front Rack Experts - advice needed

I have a Nitto M18 mounted on my 83 Trek 600 to hold a small handlebar bag.

It is a small frame, 21'', and the rack without anything bent looks like this:
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-09-13, 09:15 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,201
Posted By Orrery
I mounted a Cygolite to the seatstay rack boss on...

I mounted a Cygolite to the seatstay rack boss on my '83 Trek. Looks a bit more 'integrated' that way. I always use steady mode and leave it there unless I lock it up outside (rarely). Still need to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-07-13, 09:05 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,510
Posted By Orrery
+1. Especially love 105SC. Have a touring bike...

+1. Especially love 105SC. Have a touring bike coming my way with 7 speed Deore DX/LX, looking forward to trying those.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-06-13, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6,532
Views: 537,413
Posted By Orrery
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2818/10120503545_a11...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2818/10120503545_a1133c4d45_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/69650439@N03/10120503545/)

Italian content; carb-loading
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-05-13, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11,748
Views: 1,880,499
Posted By Orrery
1996 Basso Gap from C/L -- got a decent deal....

1996 Basso Gap from C/L -- got a decent deal. Thomson seatpost/Arione, Stronglight Delta, Mavic Classics Elite front wheel. Want to put 9 speed DT shifting on this one. Been missing a straight up...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-03-13, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,794,471
Posted By Orrery
Want: sugino px crank. 170mm. Also considering...

Want: sugino px crank. 170mm. Also considering other 50.4 bcd if it fits 9/16" pedals.

Have: sr handlebars/ stems, other stuff
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-03-13, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 794
Posted By Orrery
I have set up my Mercian as a 1x7 with a 44 or 46...

I have set up my Mercian as a 1x7 with a 44 or 46 front chainring. Works nicely for commuting, and I got to use a nice clamp-on Simplex Retrofriction shifter that had only the right lever.

Also...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-02-13, 09:26 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 99,188
Posted By Orrery
Anyone in Boulder, CO that could pick up a Lemond...

Anyone in Boulder, CO that could pick up a Lemond frame on CL?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-27-13, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6,532
Views: 537,413
Posted By Orrery
A quick morning ride out to Dover, MA -- bagel...

A quick morning ride out to Dover, MA -- bagel time.

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5483/9966197683_e3c17e1ae0_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/69650439@N03/9966197683/)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-26-13, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,794,471
Posted By Orrery
Iso: Shimano 600 6400 non-driveside crank arm,...

Iso: Shimano 600 6400 non-driveside crank arm, 170mm

Have: Handlebars, seatposts, Dia Compe 500 brakes x2, 70mm SR stem, other things
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-24-13, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By Orrery
Stylin', man!

Stylin', man!
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