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Forum: Commuting 06-08-16, 12:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,481
Posted By Frenchosa
I usually use a $10 cable lock to secure my...

I usually use a $10 cable lock to secure my $1000+ vintage bicycle when I am downtown. Last night I somehow left my keys in the lock. I was gone for about three hours and my bicycle and keys were...
Forum: Asia 04-12-16, 12:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By Frenchosa
Did you get a chance to bike in Mie? My wife is...

Did you get a chance to bike in Mie? My wife is from Mie, and there is a lot of good riding in that prefecture? Much nicer to ride than Tokyo.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-01-15, 12:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,279
Posted By Frenchosa
I have a 1998 Kona Kilauea with Reynolds 631...

I have a 1998 Kona Kilauea with Reynolds 631 tubing and I love it. I have it at my parent's house and use it when I visit in the summer. I didn't want to deal with front suspension, so I...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 10-26-15, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Frenchosa
I biked across America on a Cresta and loved it. ...

I biked across America on a Cresta and loved it. Unfortunately, I stored it in my mother's cellar and when I moved out of the house she let the trash man take it. Someday I will own one again. ...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-18-15, 06:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,830
Posted By Frenchosa
I have a 1974 Raleigh International and I built...

I have a 1974 Raleigh International and I built it up, with the parts I like. Very nice examples with original parts can run more than $1000, but you can find frame sets at a very reasonable...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-10-15, 11:37 PM
Replies: 35,949
Views: 3,678,634
Posted By Frenchosa
An XL Trek 531 for 250 ...

An XL Trek 531 for 250


https://boston.craigslist.org/nos/bik/5066922154.html


Not mine, and I am in Japan now and can't facilitate.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-10-15, 10:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,188
Posted By Frenchosa
How about getting a vintage frame that needs a...

How about getting a vintage frame that needs a new paint job and getting it uniquely painted and tricking it out with silver campy ergo. I would however, ride the frame and see if you like it...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-03-15, 10:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,423
Posted By Frenchosa
Your effort that you put in really shows. A bike...

Your effort that you put in really shows. A bike with that geometry looks sweet with those handlebars. I think it deserves some decals.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 04-01-15, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By Frenchosa
There are a lot of Klein lovers at RetrobikeUK. ...

There are a lot of Klein lovers at RetrobikeUK. You should advertise it there. If you want to maximize profit, splitting is the way to go. Clean and shine those parts before selling. I have...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-31-15, 09:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,644
Posted By Frenchosa
Was that the bike on CL Boston? Ride it on...

Was that the bike on CL Boston?

Ride it on nice sunny days, then enjoy cleaning it. Why keep it pristine? For when you are pushing up daisies, someone will be enjoying it? This logic to...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 03-31-15, 12:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 904
Posted By Frenchosa
I have one of the same color, I really like it. ...

I have one of the same color, I really like it. A really nice International frame is about $400-$450. One with bad paint is about $150 to $200. You could get more if you add in the headsets,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-30-15, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 897
Posted By Frenchosa
Could you remove the anosizing of a modern crank...

Could you remove the anosizing of a modern crank and polish the aluminum?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-26-15, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By Frenchosa
Renoving powder coat from shifter bosses

I got a frame powder coated and the shifter bosses were powder coated over. Is there a way to remove it? Will a file work?

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 12-21-14, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 861
Posted By Frenchosa
I bought a Maruishi in Japan with my first pay...

I bought a Maruishi in Japan with my first pay check.. Mine was like a sunset pink. I ordered it from a shop and I got to choose the color from about 50 choices. I loved it, till I got in accident...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-14-14, 08:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,765
Posted By Frenchosa
I have my 1974 International set up as a 9 speed...

I have my 1974 International set up as a 9 speed w/ 32 in the rear, and 46, 30 crank in the front. I built this up to climb crazy steep mountains in Japan. I use DuraAce berends set to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-14-14, 08:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,712
Posted By Frenchosa
>D2R2 I'm originally from Massachusetts, and...

>D2R2

I'm originally from Massachusetts, and never heard of this ride till today. I plan on going back this summer and would love to try to complete the 160 KM. Is it possible to ride the...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 12-10-14, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By Frenchosa
Old full suspension bikes don't hold their value...

Old full suspension bikes don't hold their value because they are difficult to maintain and technology on full suspension bikes has come a long way. If you want to sell quick, I would say $150 to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-09-14, 08:50 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 13,581
Posted By Frenchosa
Wow... Renee Herse would be proud...

Wow... Renee Herse would be proud...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 11-12-14, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,097
Posted By Frenchosa
A 115 would still be more than what a local bike...

A 115 would still be more than what a local bike shop would give.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-01-14, 08:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,765
Posted By Frenchosa
I also have a 1974 International. I bought an...

I also have a 1974 International. I bought an almost original one, but the frame was kind of rough. I found a nicer International frame and moved the parts that i liked. The original white...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-22-14, 10:09 PM
Replies: 35,949
Views: 3,678,634
Posted By Frenchosa
Duh.. the sticker says so!

Duh.. the sticker says so!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-22-14, 06:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,765
Posted By Frenchosa
I have a Velo Orange 46/30 paired with a 13-32 ...

I have a Velo Orange 46/30 paired with a 13-32 on my 1974 Raleigh International and it looks really nice.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-20-14, 05:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,132
Posted By Frenchosa
I bought 2 of them for the bottle cages, maybe I...

I bought 2 of them for the bottle cages, maybe I will keep one and try to sell the other.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-20-14, 05:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,132
Posted By Frenchosa
40 year old NOS plastic water bottles, would you drink from them?

I bought NOS Raleigh bottle cages with plastic bottles that are coming to me. They are from 1974, and still in packaging. Would you use them?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-16-14, 02:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By Frenchosa
Get the Rossin back from your partner... ...

Get the Rossin back from your partner...

--Michael
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