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Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 09-01-13, 09:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By ShoreCyclist
Welcome yahoooniee, The experts above are all...

Welcome yahoooniee, The experts above are all right. If all repairs went as planned, you'd likely have more than $300 in the bike just getting it road worthy. Unless you're in love with the bike, it...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-31-13, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,322
Posted By ShoreCyclist
There doesn't seem to be any reliable Hiawatha...

There doesn't seem to be any reliable Hiawatha serial number database, so dating it to the year is going to be a little tougher. The bike was made sometime in the late 40's or early 50's. I know that...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-31-13, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,322
Posted By ShoreCyclist
Very cool bike! There appears to be numbers on...

Very cool bike! There appears to be numbers on the head badge - some of which are illegible in the photo. Can you provide those numbers as well as the numbers located on the underside of the...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 08-31-13, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By ShoreCyclist
Welcome Zazie! The Lotus is probably...

Welcome Zazie!

The Lotus is probably the best bike in the lot and is also the cheapest... Finding one that's in solid mechanical condition and fits you well is probably the best idea though...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-31-13, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By ShoreCyclist
Great score first off... If it makes you feel...

Great score first off... If it makes you feel better, you could just replace the effected headset parts and use the rest. I probably have something in my workshop. The outside of the ofmega looks...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-31-13, 03:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,025
Posted By ShoreCyclist
Great looking Centurian!!!

Great looking Centurian!!!
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 08-31-13, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By ShoreCyclist
Not worried about being first:) I just think it's...

Not worried about being first:) I just think it's funny we both keyed in on the same 10 words out of the whole description...

I agree with you 100% about eBay. I had a return once on a $1k bike...
Forum: Triathlon 08-31-13, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By ShoreCyclist
337926 This is a picture of Dave Scott in...

337926

This is a picture of Dave Scott in 1986. He and Mark Allen were riding steel road bikes in the late 80's and their overall times in Hawaii were less than 6 minutes slower than the world...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 08-31-13, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By ShoreCyclist
Funny, we both focused on the same sentence...

Funny, we both focused on the same sentence...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-31-13, 08:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,477
Posted By ShoreCyclist
Stopping to take a break on a climb is better for...

Stopping to take a break on a climb is better for you than not going riding at all...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 08-31-13, 08:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By ShoreCyclist
If you are serious about the bike, I would ask...

If you are serious about the bike, I would ask the seller a ton of questions about exact condition and for closeups of all the parts he skimmed over before bidding. For example, only one of the brake...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 08-31-13, 08:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,994
Posted By ShoreCyclist
Great to see the story had a happy ending for all...

Great to see the story had a happy ending for all parties involved!
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 08-31-13, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By ShoreCyclist
They appear to be very similar builds. You might...

They appear to be very similar builds. You might just go with which one you like the looks of better:)
Forum: Road Cycling 08-31-13, 07:23 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,761
Posted By ShoreCyclist
I like its invisible spokes...

I like its invisible spokes...
Forum: Living Car Free 08-30-13, 11:34 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,536
Posted By ShoreCyclist
I signed a new Mercedes lease in July of 2009. I...

I signed a new Mercedes lease in July of 2009. I left the suburbs and my daily commute to live downtown shortly after. For the first few months I found myself driving to get groceries less than a...
Forum: Living Car Free 08-30-13, 11:05 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,536
Posted By ShoreCyclist
It used to be that getting a license and a car at...

It used to be that getting a license and a car at 16 was a huge right of passage... Good for you for sticking to healthy, green transportation...
Forum: Commuting 08-30-13, 11:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,380
Posted By ShoreCyclist
Welcome Stevenson, I used to be good...

Welcome Stevenson,

I used to be good buddies in the Marines with a guy with the same name. Anyhow, be careful if you're riding after a big snow. I usually go to a few Bills games with a good...
Forum: Commuting 08-29-13, 08:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,167
Posted By ShoreCyclist
Good Story. I'd bet for every motorist annoyed...

Good Story. I'd bet for every motorist annoyed because they have to share the road, there's another that wishes they had the motivation to get out there and do what you're doing...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-28-13, 06:44 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,746
Posted By ShoreCyclist
Both materials can be used to make a super-light...

Both materials can be used to make a super-light bike. Carbon more so than aluminum. I believe someone above listed some frame weight numbers. And now you know...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-28-13, 06:37 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,746
Posted By ShoreCyclist
OP - Don't buy a $3k+ carbon bike and let it sit...

OP - Don't buy a $3k+ carbon bike and let it sit in your back yard all week. Problem solved...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-28-13, 06:35 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,746
Posted By ShoreCyclist
haha... I own, love, and enjoy both carbon and...

haha... I own, love, and enjoy both carbon and aluminum bikes. The OP sounds like he just wants a lightweight bike. There's no right or wrong answer. It all comes down to what he can afford, and what...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-28-13, 06:30 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,746
Posted By ShoreCyclist
Why would I leave any nice bike outside in the...

Why would I leave any nice bike outside in the sun for a prolonged period of time?
Forum: Road Cycling 08-28-13, 06:27 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,746
Posted By ShoreCyclist
Then again I've never experienced failure on any...

Then again I've never experienced failure on any bike I've owned... Just buy the best you can afford and have fun with it...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-28-13, 06:25 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,746
Posted By ShoreCyclist
Carbon doesn't break easily. I've owned a many...

Carbon doesn't break easily. I've owned a many carbon bikes and never experienced failure...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-28-13, 06:16 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,746
Posted By ShoreCyclist
If you have $2k or less to spend, buy a great...

If you have $2k or less to spend, buy a great aluminum bike. If you have more than that, buy carbon. Don't worry about the lowest weights/wall thickness allowable before failure unless you're...
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