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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By due ruote
What oddjob said. If that doesn't do it, maybe...

What oddjob said. If that doesn't do it, maybe the other examples you saw were with 700c wheels(?)

Simul-posted with others saying the same thing I see.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-22-16, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By due ruote
If you hilight the link, right click and select...

If you hilight the link, right click and select "open in new tab" you can see the pic. But I don't see a way to grab the url in Instagram. Maybe someone knows; I am not a user.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-22-16, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11,747
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Posted By due ruote
Found this 1985 Fuji Club at the LBS sidewalk...

Found this 1985 Fuji Club at the LBS sidewalk sale. Other than the saddle, bar tape and missing decals, it appears to be all original down to the (hardly used) tires. Oh, and it's my size. Not that I...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-21-16, 12:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By due ruote
Will be interesting to see what they do with the...

Will be interesting to see what they do with the driver. According to this (http://atlaspublicrecords.com/name/claydon-l-turner/charlotte-nc/4b71757dde), he has a prior speeding ticket but nothing...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-20-16, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By due ruote
Looks pretty good to me, other than what appears...

Looks pretty good to me, other than what appears to be a dented top tube.
I had one of the u-brake models and was never able to find catalogs or lit online. Cool bikes. I put Midge bars and barcons...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-19-16, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 232
Posted By due ruote
http://www.cyclingweekly.co.uk/news/latest-news/ic...

http://www.cyclingweekly.co.uk/news/latest-news/icons-of-cycling-colnago-c40-191841

That article alone would be enough to make me want to keep the Colnago. Btw the article states that 1994 was the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-16-16, 07:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 936
Posted By due ruote
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1987-10-21/news...

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1987-10-21/news/8703190456_1_ravine-cheap-thrills-bike

Re the ravines. A better solution would have been to close it to car traffic. Just sayin.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-16-16, 06:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 936
Posted By due ruote
The big chainring is all well and good, but if...

The big chainring is all well and good, but if you really want to intimidate them you should wear horns on your helmet and carry a battle axe.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-15-16, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 191
Posted By due ruote
http://www.sheldonbrown.com/cribsheet-bcd.html ...

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/cribsheet-bcd.html

Sheldon shows 50.5 for 86 bcd rings. Pretty close.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-15-16, 11:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 936
Posted By due ruote
I guess I live a charmed life. Spinning out in a...

I guess I live a charmed life. Spinning out in a 50t just isn't something I have to worry about!

Although I am curious to know, when the 14 didn't work, what was the fallback? If you had to go to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-15-16, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By due ruote
Oh -- good point!

Oh -- good point!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-14-16, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 341
Posted By due ruote
White Fizik would be a good (non-leather)...

White Fizik would be a good (non-leather) alternative.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-14-16, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By due ruote
Are you using new cleats? If you grab the...

Are you using new cleats?

If you grab the back of the pedal and pull back on it, does it feel like there is tension on the spring? Have you tried just holding the shoe in your hand and engaging...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-13-16, 04:51 PM
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Posted By due ruote
She done good! :thumb:

She done good! :thumb:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-13-16, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By due ruote
http://www.sheldonbrown.com/gear-calc.html ...

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/gear-calc.html

That links to a gear calculator, which may be helpful. Most people riding on flat terrain are comfortable in about a 70" gear. What you need for a gear...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-12-16, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By due ruote
I always thought you couldn't relist without...

I always thought you couldn't relist without cancelling the current transaction. Do I have that wrong?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-12-16, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11,747
Views: 1,875,075
Posted By due ruote
http://www.bikeforums.net/<a...

http://www.bikeforums.net/<a href=https://flic.kr/p/K4WiWX target=_blank>[img]https://c8.staticflickr.com/8/7418/28267886935_2a4c2c035c_c.jpgFound this in someone's curbside pile yesterday. 1990-ish...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 07-08-16, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By due ruote
Sold!

Sold!
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 07-08-16, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By due ruote
Sale pending.

Sale pending.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 07-07-16, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By due ruote
I forgot to mention: There is some minor...

I forgot to mention:

There is some minor squish to the chainstays from a kickstand installation. See pic below.

Rear spacing is 126mm. This surprised me for a 1971 bike. Maybe someone cold set...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-07-16, 12:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,799
Posted By due ruote
OK, I should have said "ride" instead of...

OK, I should have said "ride" instead of "have."
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-07-16, 10:02 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,799
Posted By due ruote
Hi-ten bikes can have very nice ride properties...

Hi-ten bikes can have very nice ride properties and are great for commuting and recreational riding. Besides the additional weight, they lack the stiffness and responsiveness of a high end race bike....
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 07-06-16, 10:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By due ruote
I just put a set of 28mm Paselas on and there was...

I just put a set of 28mm Paselas on and there was a lot of room yet. I have a wheel set with 32mm Paselas and will try those tomorrow. I am pretty sure they will fit.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 07-06-16, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By due ruote
Ugly 1971 Raleigh Competition frameset, 21-1/2"

This began its life as one of those cool lilac Competitions. Sadly, by the time I found it, someone had drenched it in bad acid trip yellow. I sprayed it with auto primer so I wouldn't have to look...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-06-16, 05:29 PM
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Views: 3,669,560
Posted By due ruote
That's a great deal on the Panasonic. They are...

That's a great deal on the Panasonic. They are really nice riding bikes and it looks like it's in nice shape whatever the ad says.
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