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Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 04-29-16, 12:54 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By mainstreetexile
I'm also interested in buying that 26" lx...

I'm also interested in buying that 26" lx wheelset. I'm in San Diego, so could do local pickup to avoid shipping.

Maybe that XD2 crankset too, I'd be interested to see some pictures of it.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-18-16, 10:48 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 29,732
Posted By mainstreetexile
Is that the one that had all the rack / fender...

Is that the one that had all the rack / fender braze-ons cut off before the repaint? http://i.imgur.com/vrxaMiG.png
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 04-02-16, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By mainstreetexile
Do these accept a single speed or multi (6?)...

Do these accept a single speed or multi (6?) speed freewheel?

How much would shipping be to San Diego?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-29-16, 11:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,190
Posted By mainstreetexile
I might be losing my gourd, but this actually...

I might be losing my gourd, but this actually looks pretty good for the price. Steel frame, canti mounts / v-brakes, alloy 700c rims, rack, fenders, usable upright bars..

This is probably a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-29-16, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By mainstreetexile
Running 7 speeds with Shimano 6-speed SIS (MT60, et al)

I've heard that people have had good results running 7 speeds with the shimano 6 speed thumbies.

Anybody have any advice on this setup? Do you adjust it to put the "extra" gear at the low or...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-29-16, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By mainstreetexile
Ah, shoot, I just ordered a set of the bell...

Ah, shoot, I just ordered a set of the bell cables from amazon and noticed two different numbers now. I went for the cheaper, should've paid an extra 2 dollars for these.

It looks like the old...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-29-16, 05:27 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 29,732
Posted By mainstreetexile
Looks like a good project! Nice XT group. The...

Looks like a good project! Nice XT group. The stock paint doesn't look too bad, so I would seriously consider keeping it, but that's your call..
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-07-15, 12:23 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 20,948
Posted By mainstreetexile
Yeah, these look identical to the pasela...

Yeah, these look identical to the pasela tourguards. I guess they charge extra for the Soma logo and kanji on the side :)

http://i.imgur.com/A1IC5IM.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/daGNHXC.jpg

Looks...
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-11-15, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 940
Posted By mainstreetexile
Ok, thanks... Anybody else have any actual...

Ok, thanks...

Anybody else have any actual advice for how they handle their bike friday when it's folded?
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-10-15, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 940
Posted By mainstreetexile
Bike Friday - recommendations for holding things together when folded?

I have a bike friday pocket llama, and I love the ride of it, but I often find myself throwing my dahon helios in the car when I want a quick folding bike since the folded package is so much easier...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-28-15, 06:14 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 37,928
Posted By mainstreetexile
I need to get some pictures of this one as it's...

I need to get some pictures of this one as it's currently built up, but here is a detail shot of my low-trail / wide-ish tire "adventure" bike from Raphael Cycles in San Francisco:
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-28-15, 06:08 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 37,928
Posted By mainstreetexile
:love: Mmm, those racks. Guessing those were...

:love: Mmm, those racks. Guessing those were custom built by Tomii too?
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 06-28-15, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,094
Posted By mainstreetexile
Rob, do you still have this saddle? Sent you an...

Rob, do you still have this saddle? Sent you an email about it but didn't hear back.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-25-15, 10:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,108
Posted By mainstreetexile
That's a 1985 (catalog year at least), the 1984...

That's a 1985 (catalog year at least), the 1984 models had the model name in the downtube decal e.g. "TREK 720"

The Trek 1984 and 1985 brochures are up here with the original specs:

Vintage...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 06-23-15, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 926
Posted By mainstreetexile
It's probably just due to the camera, the...

It's probably just due to the camera, the lighting in the photo, or my computer screen, but this was my first thought about this blue saddle:

http://i.imgur.com/c40ZUU0.png

:)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-10-15, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By mainstreetexile
These look pretty cool. I like how they extend a...

These look pretty cool. I like how they extend a bit on the bottom too, so they kind of turn straight bars into "H" bars. Post some pictures when you get them mounted?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-17-15, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,793,969
Posted By mainstreetexile
ISO: .833 (bmx / early mtb sizing) SR stem with...

ISO: .833 (bmx / early mtb sizing) SR stem with 25.4 clamp diameter, 80-100mm-ish
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-14-15, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,793,969
Posted By mainstreetexile
ISO: Shimano Deore-ish 7 speed indexed / friction...

ISO: Shimano Deore-ish 7 speed indexed / friction thumbies
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-11-15, 05:43 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 29,732
Posted By mainstreetexile
I'm just picturing your and bconneraz's Cimarron...

I'm just picturing your and bconneraz's Cimarron stockpiles.. :)

http://i.imgur.com/oJInqtL.jpg





Yep, love the ample space for fenders between the stays and all the rack mounts...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 05-09-15, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By mainstreetexile
I think the gumwall tourguards were the only...

I think the gumwall tourguards were the only folding bead paselas. If that's the case, I'll take them, pm me your paypal info.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-06-15, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By mainstreetexile
For any youngin's that aren't familiar with the...

For any youngin's that aren't familiar with the contraptions that these were designed for:

http://i.imgur.com/XcgW9BV.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-06-15, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By mainstreetexile
Suntour Roller-cam brake covers

So, here's an interesting bit of ephemera that I stumbled across:

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=449656&d=1430947392

449656

Roller-Cam Brake Cover...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-06-15, 02:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,279
Posted By mainstreetexile
pamaguahiker , just followed you on facebook to...

pamaguahiker , just followed you on facebook to catch your updates. I have one of your Bob Jackson patches mounted on my desk a few inches from my monitor, and one of your Stronglight patches on my...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-06-15, 11:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,279
Posted By mainstreetexile
Damn, I guess I'm guilty of this. Not sure how I...

Damn, I guess I'm guilty of this. Not sure how I missed this, but somehow I didn't even realize there were sellers down in the pit.. We did a couple laps around the track and through the infield. ...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-04-15, 09:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,279
Posted By mainstreetexile
I was looking for a matched thumb shifter pair, I...

I was looking for a matched thumb shifter pair, I wonder if I didn't make it to your booth. Is that Trek 840 one of the early Trek mtbs from the mid 80s? If so, I might be interested in it.
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