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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-06-16, 08:42 PM
Replies: 45
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Posted By leftthread
They have a cool vintage bike display that's...

They have a cool vintage bike display that's worth a visit. Sometimes I'll park at the W and S in Fox Point and ride the lakefont down to them and back.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-05-16, 08:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,422
Posted By leftthread
Tengrain, If you need a donor for more parts...

Tengrain, If you need a donor for more parts there is a 930 on mke cl for $60. Address looks to be the same as South Shore cyclery.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 06-23-16, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By leftthread
Thank you, Tim. Good points, especially about...

Thank you, Tim. Good points, especially about closely checking the HeadShok.
From other online info it appears the HeadShok needs special Cannondale tools to overhaul properly.
Anyway, it seems...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 06-22-16, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By leftthread
Cannondale XS800?

Any thoughts on a 1999 Cannondale XS800 CX (http://www.bikepedia.com/QuickBike/BikeSpecs.aspx?year=1999&brand=Cannondale&model=XS800)?
One is available locally.
It has a HeadShok Fatty suspension...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-15-15, 12:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,908
Posted By leftthread
My suggestions? Keep it a road bike and get a...

My suggestions?
Keep it a road bike and get a tri-specific bike.
Lose the pedals and tribars.
If it has Suntour Sprint hubs, get new cartridge bearings and new rims laced.
Maybe Mavic Open Pros.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-15-15, 11:18 AM
Replies: 35,980
Views: 3,685,609
Posted By leftthread
(Mukwonago) Schwinn Super Sport Road Bike - $125...

(Mukwonago) Schwinn Super Sport Road Bike - $125 (http://milwaukee.craigslist.org/bik/5074028141.html)

458307

Price went up from $85 yesterday; 25 in.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-22-15, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By leftthread
I've ordered stuff from him. Never a problem;...

I've ordered stuff from him. Never a problem; fast shipping, always NOS.
eBay Feedback Profile for ginchm (http://feedback.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewFeedback2&userid=ginchm&ftab=AllFeedback)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-21-15, 03:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,283
Posted By leftthread
Original listing title and url: "Miyata 26" bike"...

Original listing title and url: "Miyata 26" bike" http://rockford.craigslist.org/bik/4999396537.html
"rockford.craigslist.org › for sale › bicycles - by ownerCraigslist Inc.
Apr 27, 2015 - Miyata...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-20-15, 07:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,283
Posted By leftthread
To me, no. Real CL bargains are few due to...

To me, no. Real CL bargains are few due to factors that others have mentioned. The outliers in value are quickly gone.
That seems to leave your basic garage sale as the most likely spot to find...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-20-15, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By leftthread
Congratulations.

Congratulations.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-18-15, 08:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,293
Posted By leftthread
One sold recently; totally cool. ...

One sold recently; totally cool.

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll34/rackfocus/_57-21_zps3z3rpd5x.jpg (http://s284.photobucket.com/user/rackfocus/media/_57-21_zps3z3rpd5x.jpg.html)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-18-15, 08:27 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,706
Posted By leftthread
Mmm, carbonara!

Mmm, carbonara!
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-18-15, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 183,317
Posted By leftthread
http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll34/rackfocus/...

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll34/rackfocus/world1_zps94bbe5e7.jpg (http://s284.photobucket.com/user/rackfocus/media/world1_zps94bbe5e7.jpg.html)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-14-15, 08:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,950
Posted By leftthread
Fun level. Uniqueness. I want to reduce,...

Fun level.
Uniqueness.

I want to reduce, create space and concentrate on finishing some remaining projects so cycling stuff that's "lesser" is being grouped for a donation to a local co-op.
A...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-10-15, 02:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,445
Posted By leftthread
Thanks, I got tech help from Golden Boy and tire...

Thanks, I got tech help from Golden Boy and tire selection from wrk101.
Rides sort of like a couch.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-09-15, 09:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,445
Posted By leftthread
http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll34/rackfocus/...

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll34/rackfocus/highsierrafatfranks_zpsvqzpxcdi.jpg (http://s284.photobucket.com/user/rackfocus/media/highsierrafatfranks_zpsvqzpxcdi.jpg.html)
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-06-15, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 183,317
Posted By leftthread
http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll34/rackfocus/...

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll34/rackfocus/highsierrafatfranks_zpsvqzpxcdi.jpg (http://s284.photobucket.com/user/rackfocus/media/highsierrafatfranks_zpsvqzpxcdi.jpg.html)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-06-15, 03:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,840
Posted By leftthread
He sent me a gracious, lengthy reply to a silly...

He sent me a gracious, lengthy reply to a silly question I asked him.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-03-15, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 566
Posted By leftthread
Here's a photo of the seatpost that was on my '87...

Here's a photo of the seatpost that was on my '87 High Sierra when I got it.



http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll34/rackfocus/87highsierrapost_zpscs8d05ci.jpg...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-26-15, 05:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,380
Posted By leftthread
For me that's the essential goal of cycling and...

For me that's the essential goal of cycling and wrenching.
Also, might I suggest to believe in what you yourself like?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-26-15, 04:50 PM
Replies: 35,980
Views: 3,685,609
Posted By leftthread
Yup, Clang called it with cool. Grab it. Just...

Yup, Clang called it with cool. Grab it. Just check the chainstays where the kickstand is attached to make sure they're not damaged.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-25-15, 05:37 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,687
Posted By leftthread
One thing that concerns me in this area is the...

One thing that concerns me in this area is the left turn on flashing yellow.
I'll be going straight through the intersection on green, the opposite side has a red light for through and a flashing...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-23-15, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By leftthread
That's really cool.

That's really cool.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-20-15, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By leftthread
fietstbob, what I'm looking for is the actual...

fietstbob, what I'm looking for is the actual clamp that fits on the seat tube. It's definitely a separate part with a rounded shoulder-type top.
I measured the seat tube with a micrometer and it is...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-20-15, 11:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,442
Posted By leftthread
http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll34/rackfocus/...

http://i284.photobucket.com/albums/ll34/rackfocus/rossmtb1_zps76426430.jpg (http://s284.photobucket.com/user/rackfocus/media/rossmtb1_zps76426430.jpg.html)
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