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Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-23-16, 08:18 PM
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Posted By echo victor
Triathlon bike...

Triathlon bike (http://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/bik/5650017746.html)

Dave Scott Ironman in San Diego for $100.

http://images.craigslist.org/00x0x_Vf0awctiPf_600x450.jpg
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 06-23-16, 07:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 804
Posted By echo victor
Well, you might have to keep looking for a bit. ...

Well, you might have to keep looking for a bit. As T-Mar mentioned, entry level bikes that size aren't common, and non-entry level bikes are often more than $150... but if you keep watching,...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 06-23-16, 06:18 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By echo victor
First thing, regarding size - given that you're...

First thing, regarding size - given that you're 6'5", I'd expect either of the bikes you posted to be far too small. Bike fitting gets complicated, but for comparison, I'm 6'0" with about a 34" bike...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 06-23-16, 05:44 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By echo victor
If you're looking to spend $100 or so and willing...

If you're looking to spend $100 or so and willing to tell us what city you're in, several of us could probably spot a few reasonable deals for you quickly on your local craigslist.
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 06-23-16, 05:33 PM
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Views: 7,476
Posted By echo victor
Oh, thanks for the clarification. I've used...

Oh, thanks for the clarification. I've used Adblock as a plug-in for Firefox before, but I didn't realize they'd released a full browser app for Android. Since I doubt they wrote an entire HTML...
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 06-23-16, 05:15 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 7,476
Posted By echo victor
Sincere thanks to those who have offered...

Sincere thanks to those who have offered suggestions and to the tech team working on fixes. Typing this on a PC rather than my Android...



I saw the earlier post about CKE after I posted (and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-23-16, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By echo victor
Hi @Catzbod - welcome to the forums. For...

Hi @Catzbod - welcome to the forums. For questions about the value of frames or bikes, you should post in Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries - Bike Forums...
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 06-22-16, 05:09 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 7,476
Posted By echo victor
Yeah, this is pretty important functionality from...

Yeah, this is pretty important functionality from a usability perspective.



+1? ;) (... but I suspect that's a developer thing rather than an option that can be enabled).



I'm an Android...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-22-16, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By echo victor
If that's the main driver, a dirt drop stem would...

If that's the main driver, a dirt drop stem would be an option, too (say, for next time).
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-22-16, 01:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,716
Posted By echo victor
I go back to that article from time to time for...

I go back to that article from time to time for reference - I think he makes especially good points about saddle fore/aft vs. KOPS.



Sure, but new people want to learn, and there's some good...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-22-16, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By echo victor
Actually, with that Cannondale's tubing appearing...

Actually, with that Cannondale's tubing appearing to be slightly oversized compared to the classic steel dimensions, I don't think there's as much of an issue visually. I like how it turned out for...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-22-16, 11:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,348
Posted By echo victor
Yeah, this. I can't even find where in my...

Yeah, this. I can't even find where in my profile page I would find my quotes now, and this has always been a super useful feature.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-22-16, 11:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,348
Posted By echo victor
Yup, same issue happens in Mobile. Not to...

Yup, same issue happens in Mobile. Not to mention that Mobile forces a specific size, so I can't zoom in and out. Also, Mobile loses some valuable information that would typically get displayed.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-22-16, 02:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,348
Posted By echo victor
Okay, I have lost the ability to paste into the...

Okay, I have lost the ability to paste into the editor boxes on my Android. It used to be that I could only do that from "Go Advanced," but it is now broken everywhere. Can't paste a link, can't...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-22-16, 01:51 AM
Replies: 35,914
Views: 3,667,463
Posted By echo victor
Yeah, the Lotus Supreme is supposed to be very...

Yeah, the Lotus Supreme is supposed to be very nice - their "top-of-the-line conventional frame racing bicycle" at the time. Interestingly, the color plus the decal that appears to be Tange Champion...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-18-16, 08:33 PM
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Views: 3,667,463
Posted By echo victor
Quantum klein road bike - $200...

Quantum klein road bike - $200 (https://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/bik/5635315275.html) (San Diego)

Seems like a good price for a Klein Quantum in good shape overall.

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Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-17-16, 07:39 PM
Replies: 35,914
Views: 3,667,463
Posted By echo victor
Bertin road bike with 105 group - $375...

Bertin road bike with 105 group - $375 (http://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/bik/5639618554.html) (San Diego)

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This has been listed for a while... even got new photos and additional details...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-17-16, 07:23 PM
Replies: 35,914
Views: 3,667,463
Posted By echo victor
For the C&V BMX crowd... 83 Schwinn Predator...

For the C&V BMX crowd...

83 Schwinn Predator BMX - $100 (http://sandiego.craigslist.org/ssd/bik/5639662472.html) (San Diego)

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I don't really know the BMX market, and I'm not familiar...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-16-16, 04:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,001
Posted By echo victor
Knock on wood, but I've had pretty good...

Knock on wood, but I've had pretty good experiences for the most part. A few semi-sketchy locations that turned out fine and a couple sketchy individuals that I walked away from, but mostly it's...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 06-16-16, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By echo victor
I might have one. I'll try to check tonight and...

I might have one. I'll try to check tonight and get a photo to you.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-15-16, 12:25 PM
Replies: 35,914
Views: 3,667,463
Posted By echo victor
Yeah, I'll occasionally see a good deal out here,...

Yeah, I'll occasionally see a good deal out here, but you've got to move fast - there's often a lot of interest. And there definitely seem to be some good deals in the Midwest.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-14-16, 05:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 819
Posted By echo victor
It sounds like you're close to achieving bicycle...

It sounds like you're close to achieving bicycle enlightenment...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-14-16, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By echo victor
Well, I'm not an expert, but I believe the intent...

Well, I'm not an expert, but I believe the intent is that guidonnet levers could be used from either the tops or the ramps (due to the forward curved portion of the levers). If someone were riding a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-14-16, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By echo victor
Well, I'd think of rough terrain being anything...

Well, I'd think of rough terrain being anything that's going to bounce you around a lot. So a dirt path might not be rough if it's reasonably smooth, but if there are a bunch of roots or similar,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-14-16, 03:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,080
Posted By echo victor
+1 I'm reasonably quick for a non-racer...

+1

I'm reasonably quick for a non-racer (:)), but between an efficient bike that feels like it takes less effort and a less efficient bike that feels like more work, I'll prefer the efficient bike...
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