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Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-25-14, 09:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,404
Posted By mrbrklyn
That is a great bike. I owned one of those for...

That is a great bike. I owned one of those for about 15 years before it was stolen. I loved the flex in the frame. I change the groupo to a dura-ace.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 06-25-14, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,628
Posted By mrbrklyn
I wish I could find one of those.

I wish I could find one of those.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 11-18-13, 11:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,287
Posted By mrbrklyn
hmm

hmm
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-18-13, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By mrbrklyn
someone in the market might spot it. It has...

someone in the market might spot it. It has non-clipped peddles, and is purple with a red fork, which is all unusual. The Modula stem was also not standard, nor the bars, and thats it. Short of...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-18-13, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By mrbrklyn
thanks.

thanks.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-18-13, 01:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,297
Posted By mrbrklyn
wish I could find a new 1984 frame.

wish I could find a new 1984 frame.
Forum: Touring 11-18-13, 12:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,665
Posted By mrbrklyn
This is funny. When I was in the Army, we made...

This is funny. When I was in the Army, we made this trip a number of times. I never had water trouble.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-18-13, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By mrbrklyn
Stolen Bikes

I have this bike stolen from me in Brooklyn when I moved. Its rather unique and I'd like to either get it back or replace it.

http://www.mrbrklyn.com/images/bikes/trek_2000_side_view.png


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Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-02-12, 04:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,982
Posted By mrbrklyn
What a sexy bike.

What a sexy bike.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-11-11, 02:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,982
Posted By mrbrklyn
that bike still makes me swoon

that bike still makes me swoon
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-08-11, 05:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,982
Posted By mrbrklyn
http://150miles4ms.us/1986/thebike.html BTW...

http://150miles4ms.us/1986/thebike.html

BTW - i had a cannondale as well, although it was a fully loaded tourer. My Facet was much lighter. This sales sheet puts it at 18 pounds out of the box,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-28-07, 10:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,297
Posted By mrbrklyn
http://www.mrbrklyn.com/images/elite_rs/elite_camp...

http://www.mrbrklyn.com/images/elite_rs/elite_campy_crank_set.pnghttp://www.mrbrklyn.com/images/elite_rs/elite_frame_baze_and_bump.pnghttp://www.mrbrklyn.com/images/elite_rs/elite_front_brake.pnghttp:...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-28-07, 10:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,297
Posted By mrbrklyn
I've been riding this bike for the last few days...

I've been riding this bike for the last few days and its like an old friend. this bike has a magic geometry and the designer was brillent. I rode this bike for nearly a decade, 14 hours a day. ...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-26-07, 08:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,297
Posted By mrbrklyn
Here is my 1984 Elite RS, Champion 2 Tubing ...

Here is my 1984 Elite RS, Champion 2 Tubing

It was my Messenger Bike

http://www.mrbrklyn.com/images/elite_rs/centurion_elite_rs_with_new_mavic_open_sport_rim.png
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-26-07, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2,546
Views: 285,323
Posted By mrbrklyn
that's a pretty bike, Looks almost never used! ...

that's a pretty bike, Looks almost never used!

Ruben
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-26-07, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2,546
Views: 285,323
Posted By mrbrklyn
I Finally got my 1984 Centoriun Elite RS bike...

I Finally got my 1984 Centoriun Elite RS bike back from its refurnishment! I'm so happy to have this bike back because for 8 years this was my Messanger Bike, which has seen me go through multiple...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-03-07, 04:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,982
Posted By mrbrklyn
Aside from the article, I was a primary witness...

Aside from the article, I was a primary witness to the events. The sales reps from WSI made it clear that the new Ironmans were replacing the Facet within that market niche and that both bikes...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-01-07, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 879
Posted By mrbrklyn
Thanks I've been riding over that section...

Thanks

I've been riding over that section since the mid 1970's and I've never gotten a flat there, BUT

and its a BIG but.

The danger is obvious that the metal in the drawbridge used to...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-31-07, 11:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 879
Posted By mrbrklyn
I put the Tuffy's in now, but if I don't have any...

I put the Tuffy's in now, but if I don't have any luck, my next tires are likely going to be the Michelin Kyilon Carbons.

Ruben
Forum: Road Cycling 10-31-07, 11:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 879
Posted By mrbrklyn
Really, there are materials that can withstand...

Really, there are materials that can withstand puctures. The expactations are just too low.

Ruben
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-31-07, 10:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,982
Posted By mrbrklyn
. In 1987 the economy Ironman Expert Dave Scott...

. In 1987 the economy Ironman Expert Dave Scott model, with its Shimano 105 groupset, appeared and the "Master" designation was added to the original Ironman Dave Scott...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-31-07, 02:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,982
Posted By mrbrklyn
The Aluminum bikes available that year where...

The Aluminum bikes available that year where essentially the Trek, KLeins and Cannondale. The tubes were thinner than those and the bike was actually lighter than a Trek. It wasn't a racing frame,...
Forum: Vehicular Cycling (VC) 10-31-07, 02:31 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 8,513
Posted By mrbrklyn
After this is esentialy a troll. I have a photo...

After this is esentialy a troll. I have a photo colleciton of nearly 4,000 different streets in Brooklyn as part of my "www.brooklynonline.com" project with a collection of over 40 years of Brooklyn...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-31-07, 02:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 879
Posted By mrbrklyn
I wasn't using the strips. I just put them in...

I wasn't using the strips. I just put them in today. in my expereince the strips can sometimes cause a flat when you firrst put them in becuase of rub with the tube. But generally they've made...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-31-07, 12:00 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,126
Posted By mrbrklyn
tires and Mr Tuffy

tires and Mr Tuffy
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