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Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-28-16, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By oddjob2
Go ride it and take a tape with you. Looking at...

Go ride it and take a tape with you. Looking at a 52 Miyata behind my desk, the steering tube looks to be the same size.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-28-16, 06:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 114
Posted By oddjob2
That's a big state and prices in NYC don't...

That's a big state and prices in NYC don't resemble prices in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany, Hudson Valley, etc.

Also knowing your height would help too.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-28-16, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By oddjob2
+1 though the size is better suited to someone...

+1 though the size is better suited to someone 5'8 or shorter.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-28-16, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By oddjob2
Side play is remedied by adjusting the cones on...

Side play is remedied by adjusting the cones on the axle, not the freewheel. It is not a cassette if it is threaded on.

In any event, take your wheel to the lbs and let them find you the right...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-27-16, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 114
Posted By oddjob2
$170 to ship makes no sense. I can ship bikes...

$170 to ship makes no sense. I can ship bikes 1300 miles for $60.

$300 for a $225 bike? Keep looking. Where is the OP located?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-27-16, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By oddjob2
Hopefully not while piloting your plane. :D

Hopefully not while piloting your plane. :D
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-27-16, 05:16 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 104,345
Posted By oddjob2
Referrals - Selling Offline is More Satisfying

With summer about half over :(, I am experiencing my best sales week in a while, all without the aid of craigslist.


Thanks to a referral here from mstateglfr, I sold a Trek hybrid. Now,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-26-16, 02:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 768
Posted By oddjob2
If what you say is true, I'd hate to be flying in...

If what you say is true, I'd hate to be flying in older commercial jet aircraft. Here is a good discussion.

http://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/15193-6061-t6-vs-7005-aluminum.html
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-26-16, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,505
Posted By oddjob2
Search on ebay for them or buy rubber grips and...

Search on ebay for them or buy rubber grips and cut them down to size.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-26-16, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By oddjob2
The MT 700 bike is worth every bit of the asking...

The MT 700 bike is worth every bit of the asking price, as is. Don't try to dicker via email, you'll lose a good deal.
Good luck.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-26-16, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By oddjob2
First are you around 6'2"-6'4" to ride the bike? ...

First are you around 6'2"-6'4" to ride the bike?
Second, it's probably not an OEM fork, so you should look to make sure there is no damage to the top or down tubes.
Third, you probably can't spend...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-26-16, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By oddjob2
+1 Nor are you approaching 1,000 rpm or more.

+1

Nor are you approaching 1,000 rpm or more.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-25-16, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By oddjob2
+ Barcons, rear rack, luggage, computer (minor...

+ Barcons, rear rack, luggage, computer (minor benefit), Panaracers in good condition, good paint, triple crank useful in Idaho.
- Crappy MTB pedals, low end Huret derailleur(?), probably original...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-25-16, 08:26 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 104,345
Posted By oddjob2
Here are 3 recent episodes: I had one recent...

Here are 3 recent episodes:

I had one recent situation regarding a high end touring bike. The buyer wanted new tires added. I suggested a token deposit, which we agreed upon was $25, which would...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-25-16, 08:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 483
Posted By oddjob2
Black cable housing, pedals, hoods. Yellow bar...

Black cable housing, pedals, hoods.
Yellow bar tape.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-25-16, 06:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 777
Posted By oddjob2
VELOMINE.COM is your friend if you don't want to...

VELOMINE.COM is your friend if you don't want to build a wheelset.



By the time the OP sells his 27" rims and the new tire(s), it won't be that financially painful
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-24-16, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By oddjob2
I only seem to have that problem with some bf...

I only seem to have that problem with some bf members who use BBB information here to help others. Otherwise, I can make my case based on the following:

Being involved in more than I'd care to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 04:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 777
Posted By oddjob2
I thought only the STxxx touring bikes in 1989...

I thought only the STxxx touring bikes in 1989 have 27" rims? See specs for SR500, which is all black and shows 700c rims.
http://vintagecannondale.com/year/1989/1989.pdf

Loosen the QR and pull...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By oddjob2
Houston? What size frame or how tall are you? ...

Houston? What size frame or how tall are you?

I like the following:
Miyata ______ Runner series
Trek 9XX series
Specialized Stumpjumper or Rockhopper
GT triple triangle cause they're cool...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 365
Posted By oddjob2
+1 Pasela TG have flat protection. Hard to get...

+1 Pasela TG have flat protection. Hard to get better value for the money. Also for some reason 27" tires are generally a few bucks less than 700c equivalents.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-24-16, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By oddjob2
I thought it was Grant Petersen fans, not...

I thought it was Grant Petersen fans, not Rivendell fans. lol
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-24-16, 06:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By oddjob2
The Campagnolo rear derailleur may have a date on...

The Campagnolo rear derailleur may have a date on it.

Appearance Suggestions
The rear luggage rack should be removed and photos retaken without it.
The saddle needs to be raised with about a...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-23-16, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By oddjob2
Upload photos to a hosting site and provide a...

Upload photos to a hosting site and provide a link. Also need frame size. I may be interested and driving through Toronto on Wednesday.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-23-16, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 409
Posted By oddjob2
I'm an inch taller, but I ride 56-58cm road...

I'm an inch taller, but I ride 56-58cm road bikes. It's my preference so that the saddle and handlebars are at roughly the same height. In your case, with the 1200, the need to bend forward to...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-23-16, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By oddjob2
No not at all. I just happened to think it is...

No not at all. I just happened to think it is pretty smart thinking on law enforcement's part of being car free.
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