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Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-16, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By The Thin Man
Thanks, all!

Thanks, all!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-16, 01:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By The Thin Man
Wheelset suggestions for mid-80's ATB

I'm tinkering around with an '85 High Sierra and after breaking 5 spokes truing the wheels, I have decided to cut my losses and build a new set.

While disassembling, I discovered that the Shimano...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-16, 12:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,121
Posted By The Thin Man
I agree with the others. They are pretty narrow....

I agree with the others. They are pretty narrow. I wear a 10 and the 43.5's fit me great.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-19-16, 12:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 243
Posted By The Thin Man
Great question! My niece is two and I'm...

Great question!

My niece is two and I'm amassing a collection of bike related books for her.

Here's a couple that I have so far:

P is for Peloton: The A-Z of Cycling...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 06-09-16, 01:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,436
Posted By The Thin Man
PM Sent

PM Sent
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-07-16, 12:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 863
Posted By The Thin Man
I'm glad I got here when I did. I was wondering...

I'm glad I got here when I did. I was wondering what I was missing that nobody had suggested that. In fact, I had to add some thread lock to my Republic's because in two separate lug instances, the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-06-16, 12:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,376
Posted By The Thin Man
My contribution: 1982 Motobecane Grand Touring...

My contribution: 1982 Motobecane Grand Touring (https://simplicityvintagecycles.com/2014/09/28/1982-motobecane-grand-touring/)
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-06-16, 12:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,376
Posted By The Thin Man
Whew! That's one spicy number! Gorgeous Legnano! ...

Whew! That's one spicy number! Gorgeous Legnano!

EDIT: ... And it's a rattlecan job!?...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-31-16, 11:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,054
Posted By The Thin Man
I'm out for June 4 or Sun. the 5th but please...

I'm out for June 4 or Sun. the 5th but please keep me on the list if this comes back around. Sounds like it could be a great ride and I'm finishing up a build that may work for the terrain.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-24-16, 01:08 AM
Replies: 35,936
Views: 3,677,872
Posted By The Thin Man
Decent deal on a tiny Raleigh Portage in...

Decent deal on a tiny Raleigh Portage in Brooklyn. If you go see it in person, inspect that seat cluster area closely. Looks a little mangled.
Raleigh Portage Classic Touring Bike 51cm...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-20-16, 09:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 946
Posted By The Thin Man
That DMR V12 sure is a looker. Thank you!

That DMR V12 sure is a looker. Thank you!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-20-16, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 946
Posted By The Thin Man
I like the look/sound of those! Nice lead, thank...

I like the look/sound of those! Nice lead, thank you!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-19-16, 11:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 946
Posted By The Thin Man
What I like about the group is that posting here...

What I like about the group is that posting here is kinda like a slow cooker. You put all the ingredients in, you turn the heat on then come back hours and hours later and the dish is done! So, thank...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-19-16, 12:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 946
Posted By The Thin Man
Tell me more about big, grippy platform pedals that are "Classically Styled"

I'm working on a bike that will be be my neighborhood get-around rig. I want large, grippy, platform pedals but I want them silver and with a classic look. Modern styling works as well so long that...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 05-14-16, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By The Thin Man
** FINAL PRICE DROP ** $125 Guys, I...

** FINAL PRICE DROP **

$125

Guys, I can't go any lower. Help a fella make some space for more bike storage, will ya?!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-14-16, 12:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By The Thin Man
If the movie (http://www.marinonimovie.com/)...

If the movie (http://www.marinonimovie.com/) comes to your city, watch it. Such a rare glimpse into a master's world.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-06-16, 12:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By The Thin Man
Thanks for all the reply's, everyone. Each reply...

Thanks for all the reply's, everyone. Each reply gave me more and more confidence that this oddity wasn't something I should be worried about as if it was done at the factory, then it was done by...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-05-16, 01:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By The Thin Man
When bottle bosses don't look... right.

I purchased a gorgeous Pinarello Record, sight unseen (sans a few small images), from across the country. When it arrived everything was as it should be except for the seat tube bottle bosses. The...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-28-16, 12:07 AM
Replies: 35,936
Views: 3,677,872
Posted By The Thin Man
Forget the highest bidder game in Denver, jmeb....

Forget the highest bidder game in Denver, jmeb. Tell your buddy to grow a few more inches and pick up this massive 64cm Raleigh Portage in Sacramento for a song.

rare raleigh portage touring...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-12-16, 12:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,368
Posted By The Thin Man
I've been rolling around the neighborhood on a...

I've been rolling around the neighborhood on a High Sierra now for a few months and finally decided to give it the love it deserves so I'm watching this thread closely.

The Roller Cam Brake Third...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-01-16, 12:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,127
Posted By The Thin Man
He is. He is also quite the character but I...

He is.

He is also quite the character but I like his passion, honesty and willingness to talk about all his tricks and techniques. Super nice guy.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-01-16, 12:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,127
Posted By The Thin Man
If you are in the Killingsworth/Albina, you...

If you are in the Killingsworth/Albina, you should swing in Norther Cycles (http://www.northercycles.com/). It's a great shop and developing more and more each day. They just installed a garage door...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 03-30-16, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By The Thin Man
Yep, it's me. It is certainly too small for...

Yep, it's me.

It is certainly too small for you. Although it doesn't look too small in the photos, when you see it in person, it is clear it was made for a child.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-24-16, 12:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 836
Posted By The Thin Man
Great looking frame! I feel like a Shimano...

Great looking frame!

I feel like a Shimano (600 or Dura-Ace) groupset would be much more appropriate on a Japanese frame but if you've got a full set just lying around and no other more suitable...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-23-16, 12:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 783
Posted By The Thin Man
I'm gonna give you props on that one. I just...

I'm gonna give you props on that one. I just reread To Kill a Mockingbird a few months ago so this got a chuckle from me.
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