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Forum: Utility Cycling 01-08-14, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,280
Posted By bornhere
Yes, I used to see them/it at Ajo Bikes. A labor...

Yes, I used to see them/it at Ajo Bikes. A labor of love right there!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-18-11, 07:49 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,835
Posted By bornhere
Sorry to hear about the layoff. It's good to hear...

Sorry to hear about the layoff. It's good to hear you have a plan though. Been There. I drove team with my wife back in 2000. I just used the experience to land a sweet local gig hauling fuel though,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-15-11, 03:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,411
Posted By bornhere
If you get a pugsly, you can do this;...

If you get a pugsly, you can do this; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-_pAVNwfT8

I don't think the Lemond would take too kindly to that. The Litespeed should not be taken "lightly" though.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-15-11, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By bornhere
1992? Ibis SS (in super small)

A few weeks ago, I decided it was time for my oldest son to hit the trails. He pretty much learned to ride on the bmx track, so I started thinking mountain bike. I was worried that to get something...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-30-11, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11,751
Views: 1,878,324
Posted By bornhere
I still like the cradle on my old stand...

I still like the cradle on my old stand better(for ease of hanging the bike), but the adjust-ability of the Park stand will be nice.
...
Forum: BMX 12-04-10, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 996
Posted By bornhere
I got my son signed up at the local bmx track,...

I got my son signed up at the local bmx track, then told the wife "if he is going to do it, I am going to be out there with him".
She never needs an explanation when I exercise or take the kids off...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-21-10, 01:15 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 21,527
Posted By bornhere
Still have not found anything nice that fits, but...

Still have not found anything nice that fits, but I have seen some old bikes in amazing condition. Just so happens, I usually double up on them as well. The Iron Man went for 350. I sold the Cresta...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-21-10, 01:09 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 21,527
Posted By bornhere
First flip, about a year ago. Paid 85 at the...

First flip, about a year ago. Paid 85 at the goodwill, wiped off the dust and slapped it on the cl. It sold in 45 min for 200. I was shocked to say the least. as soon as I had the bike off of the car...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-12-10, 10:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,075
Posted By bornhere
Me too, I have passed on quite a few lately. I...

Me too, I have passed on quite a few lately. I feel good about it as well. I don't need a parts bin full of low end crap, or frame sets that I can't sell, or worse, wheel sets. I need good old bikes...
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-11-10, 11:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,616
Posted By bornhere
Umm, why has no one mentioned rim width? A wide...

Umm, why has no one mentioned rim width? A wide tire will not act like a wide tire on a narrow rim. Control is all about the sidewall, and a sidewall will flex differently on different width rims. Go...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-15-10, 04:58 PM
Replies: 35,973
Views: 3,683,077
Posted By bornhere
http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1645250481.html ...

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1645250481.html

DAVE SCOTT IRONMAN CENTURION BIKE - $150 (EAST SIDE)

THIS BIKE IS SUPER LITE, NEEDS A NEW SEAT AND TUBES, $150.00 THIS BIKE IS AN EXPENSIVE...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-12-10, 10:13 AM
Replies: 35,973
Views: 3,683,077
Posted By bornhere
I remember seeing a thread on these, I can't say...

I remember seeing a thread on these, I can't say for sure it was in this forum though. I think they were a specific race bike for a class that never caught on in the 80's or something. Bmx on asphalt...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-06-10, 07:18 PM
Replies: 35,973
Views: 3,683,077
Posted By bornhere
http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1631677632.html ...

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1631677632.html
1987 model trek road bike bike - $250 (tus)



1987 model trek road bike bike, 47mm frame size, reynolds 531 tubing made in USA,VERY NICE...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-06-10, 07:16 PM
Replies: 35,973
Views: 3,683,077
Posted By bornhere
http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1631681767.html ...

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1631681767.html

Raleigh Bicycle Sports Bike Racing 3 Speed road cruiser - $135 (Midtown Tucson)

Raleigh Sports Bicycle. 3 speed Sturmey Archer. I believe it's...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-06-10, 07:14 PM
Replies: 35,973
Views: 3,683,077
Posted By bornhere
http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1632057549.html ...

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1632057549.html

Vintage Peugeot road bike - $150 (Glenn and Tucson )

Red vintage Peugeot road bike in good condition. 12 speed, " Nice" is the model name, made...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-28-10, 02:31 AM
Replies: 35,973
Views: 3,683,077
Posted By bornhere
http://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/bik/1610212378.h...

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/bik/1610212378.html

Really small salmon colored Iron Man. I think its a 24" front wheel.


26in front wheel, 27in rear wheel. Shimano 105 pedals, bike is in...
Forum: Mountain Biking 02-26-10, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,261
Posted By bornhere
Just an opinion, you should probably be on the...

Just an opinion, you should probably be on the 19, unless you have short legs for a guy who is 6'2". I am 6'4" and ride an xl.
29ers "roll faster" because the larger wheel size reduces approach...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-26-10, 10:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 580
Posted By bornhere
Yes, please tell us that you realized what was...

Yes, please tell us that you realized what was happening, and quickly absorbed the drink into your mustache before biffing. Only to stand up, and suck it out with your lower lip
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-26-10, 10:22 AM
Replies: 35,973
Views: 3,683,077
Posted By bornhere
Yes, you are the only one who misunderstood the...

Yes, you are the only one who misunderstood the situation, or did not read the entire post.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-24-10, 01:03 AM
Replies: 35,973
Views: 3,683,077
Posted By bornhere
Daaayyyyumm, already gone. It would have been too...

Daaayyyyumm, already gone. It would have been too small for you anyway.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-23-10, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By bornhere
I guess I thought the noodles were 25.4 for some...

I guess I thought the noodles were 25.4 for some reason. I was looking in a catalog at the lbs and the numbers just started to all run together after seeing so many that would not fit, or did not...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-23-10, 09:46 PM
Replies: 35,973
Views: 3,683,077
Posted By bornhere
http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1614741786.html ...

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1614741786.html

Chrome is cool. Campy and Wolbers are too. 57cm, not cool

1985 Mangusta Road Bike, Full Chrome, 57cm - $300 (UofA)



1985 Mangusta road...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-23-10, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By bornhere
The Technomic that came on it was already shaved...

The Technomic that came on it was already shaved by someone, I took the sandpaper to it and got some more adjust ability out of it. Also sanded the inside of the steerer a little just to smooth...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-23-10, 12:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By bornhere
I did a search on quill stem diameter and saw the...

I did a search on quill stem diameter and saw the .883 mentioned , but not for a Ross. Thanks. It looks like the stem I have is a good idea and fairly well done, so it may just stay. I was just not...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-22-10, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By bornhere
81-82 Ross Super Gran Tour. Strange quill diameter... help

This bike has the fork with the "c" shaped safety drop outs.
I had a little trouble rounding up a headset because the crown race diameter. That should have been a clue.
Installed the headset today...
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