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Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-18-09, 01:54 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 11,669
Posted By kbjack
Unicrown ...

Unicrown
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2803/4176941851_ba1af9d958_o.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-17-09, 04:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,046
Posted By kbjack
Cannondale is gone. Not to be pessimistic, but...

Cannondale is gone. Not to be pessimistic, but now that you know what to look for (for the most part), flim-flamming around on bikeforums is not going to land you or your bf with much more than a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-16-09, 01:36 PM
Replies: 35,969
Views: 3,682,364
Posted By kbjack
Just did a quick google search on Bianchi...

Just did a quick google search on Bianchi Randonneur and came up with this:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml90/90138.html

Fork recall for '82-'84 models. Could be alarmist BS, but then...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-11-09, 12:50 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,154
Posted By kbjack
1) 1973 Raleigh Pro Track - just waiting on new...

1) 1973 Raleigh Pro Track - just waiting on new sew-ups...if they get here by today or tomorrow, I should be done by the end of the weekend *fingers crossed*

2) 1980 Miyata Gran Touring - needs...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-10-09, 05:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,874
Posted By kbjack
No problem. One word of caution, don't...

No problem. One word of caution, don't over-tighten the FD clamp when you re-position it--this can cause crimping in your seat tube. Max torque is pretty low 50-60 inch-lbs (5-7 Nm). Or, if you...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-10-09, 05:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,874
Posted By kbjack
FD position needs to be lowered. The cage should...

FD position needs to be lowered. The cage should be about 1-2mm above the outside ring of the crank:
http://www.parktool.com/images_inc/repair_help/ft_der_2.jpg

See Park Tool site for more info:...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-10-09, 10:07 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,787
Posted By kbjack
+1 While I really appreciate the creativity and...

+1 While I really appreciate the creativity and presentation of many of last year's entries, I also liked simply seeing the poor Velveteen Rabbits come to life through careful (and carefully...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-10-09, 09:03 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,033
Posted By kbjack
Can you give us a serial number, + latitude and...

Can you give us a serial number, + latitude and longitude? We'll pin this thang down!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-10-09, 08:57 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,787
Posted By kbjack
Unless you use these 'tires.' ...

Unless you use these 'tires.'
http://images.google.com/url?source=imgres&ct=img&q=http://jayjanner.files.wordpress.com/2008/10/jwj-kundla-bikes-227.jpg&usg=AFQjCNGHmKSCDA_eJ0tOYgF3DcTsngL7iQ
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-10-09, 08:16 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,874
Posted By kbjack
Looks like you succeeded...and in a big way. The...

Looks like you succeeded...and in a big way. The pre-Trek Lemonds have just been added to my "someday" folder.

Any shots of the seat cluster?--looks like an interesting wrap-around.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-09-09, 02:32 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 14,982
Posted By kbjack
I'm in for a size Medium. Thanks!

I'm in for a size Medium. Thanks!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-09-09, 12:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,046
Posted By kbjack
If he can't inflate his own tires, he's probably...

If he can't inflate his own tires, he's probably not all that savvy either. My guess is that the flat is nothing to worry about--seller probably doesn't have a presta adapter and so hasn't bothered...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-08-09, 08:54 PM
Replies: 35,969
Views: 3,682,364
Posted By kbjack
Depends on what model you're talking about. The...

Depends on what model you're talking about. The spendy Ideale's - which sport aluminum rails - are rare, the reason they bring the Francs...err Yen. The one on this bike is mostly likely of the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-08-09, 08:45 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,323
Posted By kbjack
Seat clusters and dropout transitions for me: ...

Seat clusters and dropout transitions for me:

http://www.richardsachs.com/2006_frame_gallery/images/Image_0434.jpg
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2741/4118058070_a92f695346.jpg...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-08-09, 12:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,658
Posted By kbjack
A lot of variables to consider here as...

A lot of variables to consider here as well--under-described and mix 'n' matched parts don't inspire much confidence. Add to that the risk of getting skewered by an unfair split...well, you can see...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-08-09, 12:16 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,970
Posted By kbjack
No one has tried JP Weigle Framesaver yet: ...

No one has tried JP Weigle Framesaver yet:
http://www.treefortbikes.com/351_333222339240__Frame-Saver-Aerosol-Can.html

Boeshield (comes in cheaper 4oz bottle):...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-04-09, 03:53 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,100
Posted By kbjack
Reprinted for posterity: ...

Reprinted for posterity:
http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q88/kbjack/motivator4c8091b6647d5a74191578ce49.jpg?t=1259963552

And, in keeping with the theme:...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-04-09, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By kbjack
Anyone know who actually made these frames? ...

Anyone know who actually made these frames? There was a Torpado connection, yes?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-04-09, 01:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,100
Posted By kbjack
Probably not, but what the hell. ...

Probably not, but what the hell.
http://bighugelabs.com/output/motivatore95738e5da684249971caf36bed59252da307f90.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-04-09, 09:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,250
Posted By kbjack
Agreed. I think this stuff falls into that...

Agreed. I think this stuff falls into that rather large category of "nice place to visit, wouldn't want to live there."

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1056/3166456446_93574b407c.jpg
Boo.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-04-09, 09:34 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,022
Posted By kbjack
A $20 limit sounds good to me.

A $20 limit sounds good to me.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-04-09, 09:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,250
Posted By kbjack
What else do you love?

What else do you love?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-04-09, 09:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,250
Posted By kbjack
Here are some custom versions by Ko Masuda: ...

Here are some custom versions by Ko Masuda:
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_GvgEdSAIBAQ/Rsc-v6tq5OI/AAAAAAAAABE/zbSNHL3OP0s/s1600/559109257_37579d6978.jpg...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-03-09, 07:33 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,022
Posted By kbjack
Another 'aye' for Nick! Something else to...

Another 'aye' for Nick!

Something else to consider--do we want the gifts to be a complete surprise, or do people want to come up with a wishlist of things of approximately the same dollar amount?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-03-09, 05:54 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,022
Posted By kbjack
+1 If we keep the dollar amount low, I'd love to...

+1 If we keep the dollar amount low, I'd love to give it a go!
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