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Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-27-17, 08:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 710
Posted By J.Oxley
The wheel. Fire. Radio. Sunglasses. Also...

The wheel. Fire. Radio. Sunglasses.

Also clips and straps on quill pedals, and leather-over-plastic saddles.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: Whats it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 05-27-17, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By J.Oxley
I had one of these for a little while, and when I...

I had one of these for a little while, and when I think about it I still kick myself for letting it go. My Alpina Pro was a very lightweight and fun-to-ride bike, and I actually preferred it to the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-26-17, 09:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,103
Posted By J.Oxley
Can't help wondering if the security outweighs...

Can't help wondering if the security outweighs the bike itself. But hey, if you're gonna park a Merckx... :lol:


My commuter in its regular spot:...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-26-17, 09:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 770
Posted By J.Oxley
^^ Good times!! :)

^^ Good times!! :)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-23-17, 11:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 382
Posted By J.Oxley
Sweet deal. Original down to the reflectors! ;)

Sweet deal. Original down to the reflectors! ;)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-22-17, 11:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 770
Posted By J.Oxley
All of this. :) ...and that Diamond Back looks...

All of this. :)
...and that Diamond Back looks like a fine option.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-22-17, 08:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 770
Posted By J.Oxley
As someone said before... SKIDS!! (with ease of...

As someone said before... SKIDS!! (with ease of use a close second)

I got my 5-year-old a Giant "Animator" for xmas last year. Coaster brake, bmx-style with 16" wheels. Maybe not what you're...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-19-17, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By J.Oxley
Dig through online catalogs doing color/component...

Dig through online catalogs doing color/component comparisons. Pretty sure Cannondale made one road frame for a given year, then configured it differently as they worked up the hierarchy.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-19-17, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12,281
Views: 2,187,286
Posted By J.Oxley
...And life just got a LOT easier. Congrats....

...And life just got a LOT easier. Congrats. :thumb:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-18-17, 09:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 983
Posted By J.Oxley
For you, in that particular 24 hours? 100%,...

For you, in that particular 24 hours? 100%, apparently. WOOHOO :thumb:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-17-17, 09:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,497
Posted By J.Oxley
Very cool find, mister! :)

Very cool find, mister! :)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-17-17, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By J.Oxley
Year? Probably. Model and more? Almost never. ...

Year? Probably.
Model and more? Almost never.

These are general rules which may or may not apply in France. Maybe post the SN... somebody with Motobecane experience will probably chime in.
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-17-17, 09:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 983
Posted By J.Oxley
I suspect this isn't the quad-butted variety....

I suspect this isn't the quad-butted variety. Mine specifies "double butted top and bottom tubes" on the frame decal. Same SN format (81 03 15424), same location, and apparently my frame was also...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-17-17, 03:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 983
Posted By J.Oxley
+1 on Voyageur. Many similarities with my '82.

+1 on Voyageur. Many similarities with my '82.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-16-17, 07:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,214
Posted By J.Oxley
Perhaps the ultimate in "niche markets."...

Perhaps the ultimate in "niche markets." ;)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-16-17, 08:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,179
Posted By J.Oxley
47... and I dunno, 2nd or 3rd grade, so probably...

47... and I dunno, 2nd or 3rd grade, so probably learned at age 7?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-14-17, 10:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,075
Posted By J.Oxley
...and of course your local bike co-op should...

...and of course your local bike co-op should have a small bin with a gazillion of these in various sizes and configurations. Dig around till you see something you like. :)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-13-17, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 347
Posted By J.Oxley
Let the dust accumulate until you take the bike...

Let the dust accumulate until you take the bike down for a ride. This will likely encourage you to ride them more often, which in turn will reduce accumulation.

You'll get more rides and reduce...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-12-17, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,556
Views: 79,185
Posted By J.Oxley
This. :)

This. :)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-12-17, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1,556
Views: 79,185
Posted By J.Oxley
I told my wife as we went through the box,...

I told my wife as we went through the box, "Someone has a bike that's dreaming of this green tape. Either that or they'll build a bike around it." Anxious to see nlerner put it to use.
...And no,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-10-17, 11:24 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,545
Posted By J.Oxley
The difference in "mood" between those two bikes...

The difference in "mood" between those two bikes is awesome. Well played! :thumb:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-10-17, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By J.Oxley
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-10-17, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 501
Posted By J.Oxley
If you're gonna overhaul those pedals, be...

If you're gonna overhaul those pedals, be prepared for a minor nightmare (and loose bearings). And pay very close attention to how things come apart; reassembly is not remotely intuitive.

Other...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-09-17, 09:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 322
Posted By J.Oxley
I noticed the negative there. Whatever you decide...

I noticed the negative there. Whatever you decide on, I'll be getting four of 'em! :twitchy:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-08-17, 08:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,545
Posted By J.Oxley
Oh sorry. Missed the pic request. Here's my...

Oh sorry. Missed the pic request.

Here's my '86 Peloton. Not a garage-queen, but brought it home for $100 and the purest race bike I've owned to date. Columbus SL/SP, still a work in progress but...
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