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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-28-14, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13,112
Views: 1,537,687
Posted By Grim
Everything is a "hybrid" and they are all $250 no...

Everything is a "hybrid" and they are all $250 no mater what a POS it is.
this clown on the Atlanta CL calls everything a hybrid, you name it, Schwinn mt, drop bar road bikes, they are all hybrid....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-25-13, 08:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,777
Posted By Grim
I love CR-18's (I sport them on three of my...

I love CR-18's (I sport them on three of my bikes) But they are a wide rim (22mm over all 17.5 at the bead) more suited for touring or town bikes that carry weight for tires 28 up. His build seems...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-24-13, 08:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,736
Posted By Grim
I have a 84 Trek 890 with 126 spacing and similar...

I have a 84 Trek 890 with 126 spacing and similar geometry that I bought as a frame. I ended up lacing a modern 9 Speed hub into some period Ritchey hoops. Since I didn't have the original...
Forum: Southeast 04-17-13, 07:49 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 46,865
Posted By Grim
Foot still screwed up...Did ride though...the BMW...

Foot still screwed up...Did ride though...the BMW LOL
Forum: Southeast 04-09-13, 08:33 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 46,865
Posted By Grim
Weather has been great but my foot not so much....

Weather has been great but my foot not so much. :(
I have no idea what I did to it. 2 weeks ago I was out bike shopping and foot started hurting. Periodically feels like brick dropped on it. No...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-09-13, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6,524
Views: 535,750
Posted By Grim
Older I get the more I enjoy Normans work. You...

Older I get the more I enjoy Normans work. You might enjoy this. I happend to be flipping channels in Jan and found Antiques road show on and decided to watch for a few minutes. Apparently the lady...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-09-13, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5,735
Views: 1,248,426
Posted By Grim
Mr. Vader, Your bike has arrived. Good looking...

Mr. Vader, Your bike has arrived.
Good looking 3.0. I had a 89 R600 and it was a brutal ride and I always attributed it to that aluminum fork. It transmitted everythign directly to the base of your...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-24-13, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5,143
Views: 963,732
Posted By Grim
I loved the Young Ones and it never clicked...

I loved the Young Ones and it never clicked that's where I knew him from! LOL
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-24-13, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6,524
Views: 535,750
Posted By Grim
Absolutely not trying to be rude. Just really...

Absolutely not trying to be rude. Just really surprised by the question.

You have Lived in a big City all your life haven't you?

We need to get you out in the country and thats a lot close...
Forum: Foo 02-24-13, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6,595
Views: 724,226
Posted By Grim
Hennessey got playing with a CTS and the stupid...

Hennessey got playing with a CTS and the stupid thing launches so hard it makes the Onstar system think the car has been in some sort of "event" (wreck) LOL ...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-24-13, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5,437
Views: 910,638
Posted By Grim
Thats just cool as hell! Wish I had the...

Thats just cool as hell!

Wish I had the means to build frames. I'd love to do cable routing like that. Just looks so clean and I bet they operate better to boot.
Forum: Southeast 02-24-13, 12:39 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 46,865
Posted By Grim
Glad you guys didnt get hurt worse and glad to...

Glad you guys didnt get hurt worse and glad to hear the wife is taking it well. My wife crashed almost 3 years ago right in front of the house and has refused to get on a bike that wasn't strapped to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-24-13, 12:25 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,822
Posted By Grim
Congrats. Glad its working out. Thanks for...

Congrats. Glad its working out.

Thanks for your service. :thumb:
Forum: Commuting 02-16-13, 12:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,282
Posted By Grim
http://www.norco.com/bikes/road/cyclocross/thresho...

http://www.norco.com/bikes/road/cyclocross/threshold-alloy/
Ok thats interesting. I was about to give you the "I'm in Georgia and the import tax, exchange rate and shipping would push it over $2k"...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-16-13, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6,524
Views: 535,750
Posted By Grim
Jealous. I was in Savannah Wednesday and it...

Jealous.
I was in Savannah Wednesday and it was 75. Back home today and its 42f with a 34f windchill. I haven't set foot outside except to grab more wood for the fire. :(
Forum: Commuting 02-16-13, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14,448
Views: 8,644,397
Posted By Grim
I picked up a bike with them on it and they ended...

I picked up a bike with them on it and they ended up with them on my 890. They feel lethargic. I think these replies about them is the nail in the coffin for them and time to get the Pasella's...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-16-13, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 139,006
Posted By Grim
Not seeing on Vintage Trek where that was a...

Not seeing on Vintage Trek where that was a standard color. I do know they would let you order it.
Here is my 82 730 (Campy drops) and I think its a factory applied paint job though the standard...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-16-13, 11:16 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 41,903
Posted By Grim
Thats cool as hell! I noticed in the first...

Thats cool as hell! I noticed in the first picture what looked like a bung by the shifter. My first thought (before I read the post) was internal routing for a dynamo wiring.
Forum: Southeast 02-16-13, 11:08 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 46,865
Posted By Grim
Stupid weather guessers! Had to go do audits at...

Stupid weather guessers! Had to go do audits at remote locations this past week. Was back to solo so I normally take a bike. Heavy rain was forecast the whole week for the locations I was going so I...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-10-13, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5,143
Views: 963,732
Posted By Grim
Measure before buying. I bought a relly nice low...

Measure before buying. I bought a relly nice low mile Rock hopper that will eventually be my kids bike when she grows some more leg. Decided to barrow the cranks and was losing my mind trying to get...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-10-13, 05:22 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 8,539
Posted By Grim
My folks were not BUY USA types in 73. Dad drove...

My folks were not BUY USA types in 73. Dad drove a 72 Porche 914 that replaced his 65 365. Rode a BMW R69S Motor cycle and mom just got a brand new 1973 VW 412 wagon (that cost more then a new camaro...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-10-13, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5,437
Views: 910,638
Posted By Grim
I LIKE! I have a set of Tan wall Paselas I'm...

I LIKE! I have a set of Tan wall Paselas I'm planning to throw on my Trek 890 (came with Panasonic gum wall radials). My M400 is set up for street fighting with Specialized Hemisphere 1.95 on the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-10-13, 04:38 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 8,539
Posted By Grim
Peugeot would be my second choice and the Fuji...

Peugeot would be my second choice and the Fuji the first. All the bikes but the Fuji had steel cranks. The Schwinn and Raleigh had Steel handle bars. The Fuji and UO8 had alloy bars.
Weight...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-10-13, 04:26 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 8,539
Posted By Grim
And he would make sure you proudly peddled that...

And he would make sure you proudly peddled that 40+ lbs of Electrofordge, Astubula and 10lb freewheel beast. The good news is you could total his car with it when you got pissed at him. lol
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-10-13, 03:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,215
Posted By Grim
Its been quite a while since I have actually...

Its been quite a while since I have actually landed a deal.

So much competition and there is actually a place that has a store front now that just drives around all day long grabbing the deals in...
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