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Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-16-16, 03:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,630
Posted By lotekmod
Back when I used to race mountain bikes I would...

Back when I used to race mountain bikes I would find that on long, grinding, full effort climbs I would sing the "C is for Cookie" song from Sesame Street. I have no idea why, but it came into my...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-14-16, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By lotekmod
It looks like there are two versions of the...

It looks like there are two versions of the seatpost, one for short railed seats (the one with widened notches) and one for long railed saddles (the one with small notches). My guess is the one with...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-14-16, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By lotekmod
Thanks for posting the illustration, that helps,...

Thanks for posting the illustration, that helps, but in the left photo it looks to me like both wide parts are in the front.

Edit: and the parts diagram has the wider one called out as anterior...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-14-16, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By lotekmod
Help with parts arrangement for Camp two bolt post

I have this Campy two bolt post, I think it's a Gran Sport but it's similar to other models. I took it apart to try to clean it up a bit and realized the parts aren't all symmetrical.
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Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-11-16, 02:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 943
Posted By lotekmod
Excellent restoration, I really like the orange...

Excellent restoration, I really like the orange accents (my favorite color). I had a Vitus way back when, it an uncommon green color. Wish I still had it sometimes. I remember the frame flex even...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-08-16, 04:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 715
Posted By lotekmod
On CliffordK's advice I contacted the seller to...

On CliffordK's advice I contacted the seller to bring the low shipping cost to his attention. He wrote back saying he didn't specify a shipping price, though the listing shows it, so he has added...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-07-16, 06:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,043
Posted By lotekmod
Looks great, who did the painting? I need to get...

Looks great, who did the painting? I need to get my Merckx professionally repainted one of these years.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-06-16, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 715
Posted By lotekmod
That's a good trick, thanks, I might try that and...

That's a good trick, thanks, I might try that and see what happens.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-06-16, 09:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 715
Posted By lotekmod
Ever buy from a seller who clearly doesn't have a clue?

I've got my eye on a late '90s mountain bike on a popular auction site, somewhat uncommon/rare with a very nice steel frame. It is poorly listed, listed under "frame" but is actually a full bike,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-02-16, 02:08 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,454
Posted By lotekmod
I've never had any interest in owning a...

I've never had any interest in owning a Specialized but it's not because I thought they were bad bikes. To me they're like the Honda Accord of bikes. Hard to fault, but a dime a dozen and hard for...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-01-16, 05:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,354
Posted By lotekmod
Old thread indeed, but I find it interesting...

Old thread indeed, but I find it interesting reading the two pages of responses because I feel like everyone completely missed the point. If this is an online application a shop could get hundreds...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-29-16, 04:42 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,231
Posted By lotekmod
I like it quite a bit! I had a Surly Cross Check...

I like it quite a bit! I had a Surly Cross Check for about a year. I liked the idea of that bike and found I rode it often since I prefer to mix up my road rides with stretches of dirt and gravel...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-28-16, 06:50 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,231
Posted By lotekmod
I've been looking for an excuse to post this bike...

I've been looking for an excuse to post this bike which I built this past winter. It's pretty much the only thing I've ridden since, other than my mountain bike....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-12-16, 03:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,237
Posted By lotekmod
I was wondering about it too. The weather for...

I was wondering about it too. The weather for this weekend looks almost perfect. Good luck to you and your team RHM!
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 04-11-16, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By lotekmod
Saddle is sold. Shifters still available.

Saddle is sold. Shifters still available.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 04-10-16, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By lotekmod
FS- Rolls Saddle, Campy NR DT shifters

Clearing out a few things. Prices do not include shipping but I will only charge what it costs. Paypal friends payment.

1. San Marco Rolls saddle, dark brown color, good condition. Signs of...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-03-16, 08:53 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,454
Posted By lotekmod
I will agree with you actually. When it comes to...

I will agree with you actually. When it comes to real trail riding, at least here in rocky, rooty, eastern PA, I would not recommend a vintage mountain bike for someone who is thinking about really...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-03-16, 05:39 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,454
Posted By lotekmod
I'm a big fan of Kona bikes from the early '90s...

I'm a big fan of Kona bikes from the early '90s though I don't know if they are sleepers or not since they aren't as common. The 1993 Kona Kilauea won Mountain Biking magazine's mountain bike of the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-17-16, 08:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,217
Posted By lotekmod
My bikes are all very different from each other,...

My bikes are all very different from each other, with only two that are somewhat interchangeable. The thing that was driving me nuts was at one point I think I had bikes with every shifting...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-12-16, 05:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By lotekmod
I agree that the photos of the black/grey do look...

I agree that the photos of the black/grey do look make them look a bit... orthopedic. I'm hoping they look better with a bit of a age and with the right socks/clothes. My favorite color scheme is...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-11-16, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By lotekmod
PSA- Giro Republic shoes- big discount on REI

I just saw these Giro Republic shoes on sale on REI and bought a pair. Nice classic style and they end up being $51.80 plus tax and with free shipping after 30% discount given at checkout.
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Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-09-16, 11:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,748
Posted By lotekmod
I agree with mechanicmatt and will cast a vote...

I agree with mechanicmatt and will cast a vote for a flat handlebar if you are a beginner at riding on gravel and riding with loads because personally I find them easier to control. When reading your...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-08-16, 10:19 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,427
Posted By lotekmod
Jobst book to get started. The first set of...

Jobst book to get started. The first set of wheels I built for myself, in the early '90s, was with tubular rims because that's what "real" racers used. Got my first tubular flat about 3 miles into...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-06-16, 06:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By lotekmod
Thanks for the tip! According to REI's website...

Thanks for the tip! According to REI's website the tires are in stock at my local store. Going there today to pick up a pair.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-21-16, 12:52 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,684
Posted By lotekmod
My build fell behind schedule but I finally got...

My build fell behind schedule but I finally got it done and took it for a test spin today. This is my new commuter, around town, and family picnic bike. It was my daughter's trail behind bike that...
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