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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-04-16, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Yo Spiff
Thanks for the help! I had figured they...

Thanks for the help!

I had figured they were probably a year or two apart, as the Suntour XCE components were styled differently.

What segment of the serial number identified the year for you?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-04-16, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By Yo Spiff
Neither one is going to be Italian made. The...

Neither one is going to be Italian made.
The Volpe is BS049976
The Boardwalk is HOJ22080
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-04-16, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By Yo Spiff
Then my other bikes would get jealous. The new...

Then my other bikes would get jealous. The new one needs a name, though. The Veloce is named Celeste, so that easy one is taken.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-04-16, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By Yo Spiff
Thanks for the info. Here's some "after"...

Thanks for the info. Here's some "after" pics.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-03-16, 07:51 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 14,359
Posted By Yo Spiff
Could be fun. I have an 20+ year old Specialized...

Could be fun. I have an 20+ year old Specialized Crossroads in the corner that I paid $45 for, but it is complete and just in need of a stripdown and rebuild. Might be more fun with more of a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-03-16, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By Yo Spiff
Trying to date a couple of Bianchis

I have a couple of early 90's Bianchis, A Volpe that I bought 2 years ago and a newly acquired Boardwalk.

I am pretty sure both are early 90's based on construction details and the Suntour XCE...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-15-16, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,315
Posted By Yo Spiff
Thanks for all the good info. I've been trying to...

Thanks for all the good info. I've been trying to identify my Bennotto and the information in this thread, and a couple of other sites, has helped me identify it as a Triathlon. Mine has been...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-01-15, 04:56 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 20,824
Posted By Yo Spiff
Reviving an old thread to add some information...

Reviving an old thread to add some information for future reference. I found this on Nitto's web site. It appears the main difference is a slight difference in the reach and drop of the bars. The...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-19-15, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By Yo Spiff
Thanks for the advice. I'll take it to have a...

Thanks for the advice. I'll take it to have a professional look at it.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-18-15, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By Yo Spiff
Is this a stress crack?

Found this scratch or crack near the crown of the carbon fork of my 2000 Bianchi Veloce. My better judgement tell me "don't ride this. Get the fork replaced". But I don't know what I am really...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 12-27-14, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,537
Posted By Yo Spiff
Just found this old thread while looking for...

Just found this old thread while looking for information on Yokota and figured I would dredge it up and add to it for the reference of anyone who comes along later.

I picked up this Yokota...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-23-14, 07:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,234
Posted By Yo Spiff
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Sizing is all over the place, even with some brands it is not consistent. Measure your chest with a tape measure. I look at the chest measurements when shopping online and know I need about 46"...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-22-14, 12:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,283
Posted By Yo Spiff
I have friction bar end shifters with an 8 speed...

I have friction bar end shifters with an 8 speed cassette and it works just great.
Forum: Beach Cruisers 10-13-14, 05:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 702
Posted By Yo Spiff
Seeking info on Bianchi Milano

I've always liked the looks of this bike and one is being advertised on my local CL. Unfortunately, it is blue rather than Celeste, and it appears to have some surface rust and a few scrapes....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-21-14, 11:26 PM
Replies: 13,115
Views: 1,540,386
Posted By Yo Spiff
Another disguised Denali. This one has both...

Another disguised Denali. This one has both Bridgestone and Cannondale stickers on it. I will admit, it looks pretty good in the pics. Good thing I know better.
Road bike for sale...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-11-14, 08:49 PM
Replies: 13,115
Views: 1,540,386
Posted By Yo Spiff
Self explanatory... ...

Self explanatory...
http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=392716&d=1405133338
Forum: Texas 06-09-14, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By Yo Spiff
Thanks. I looked at the list of Texas rides at...

Thanks. I looked at the list of Texas rides at wheelbrothers and it appears ft. Davis cyclefest is the same weekend. I know that is a scenic and popular event, and I haven't done it before.
Forum: Texas 06-08-14, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By Yo Spiff
"Hale on Wheels" in Plainview TX. Anyone ridden this?

Considering doing "Hale on wheels" in Plainview Texas this september. I'm originally from the other Plainview in New York and thought it might be fun to finally visit the sister city for a bike...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-24-14, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5,164
Views: 966,753
Posted By Yo Spiff
Actually, the top tube on mine worked out just...

Actually, the top tube on mine worked out just about right, and I don't have long arms. My converted Trek 900 has the bar reach good, but just a touch further than ideal. The crosscut is perfect.
...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 03-01-14, 08:20 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,983
Posted By Yo Spiff
Since this thread was brought back up top, I'll...

Since this thread was brought back up top, I'll add that I am still using my Chinese PBSF knockoffs on 2 bikes and they are holding up just fine.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 02-21-14, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 949
Posted By Yo Spiff
I'm 5'7" and that frame appears a little too tall...

I'm 5'7" and that frame appears a little too tall for me. I normally ride a 50-51cm frame, which on a traditionally styled road frame has enough room at the headtube to fit one or two fingjers in the...
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-07-13, 11:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,195
Posted By Yo Spiff
Not just any old breaks, ALLOW breaks. Breaks are...

Not just any old breaks, ALLOW breaks. Breaks are allowed on this bike.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-07-13, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 806
Posted By Yo Spiff
Yes, RHM is the man for a rock hard saddle. I...

Yes, RHM is the man for a rock hard saddle. I have #35 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=35) , a recovered Selle Anatomica. The leather is thick. Haven't put enough...
Forum: Foo 11-07-13, 12:56 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 18,112
Posted By Yo Spiff
The Scion Xb looks like what I used to draw a car...

The Scion Xb looks like what I used to draw a car like when I was a small child.

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Forum: Winter Cycling 11-04-13, 01:54 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 16,550
Posted By Yo Spiff
Hadn't even known of neoprene socks. I'll have to...

Hadn't even known of neoprene socks. I'll have to go have a look and try some.
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