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Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-06-15, 11:36 AM
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Posted By krems81
Fresh looking Nishiki tourer 449615 449616...

Fresh looking Nishiki tourer

449615
449616


Nishiki Riviera GT '85 Fully Loaded Road Touring Bike, fully rebuilt (http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/bik/5012391012.html)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-02-10, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By krems81
Just so I get you right, that means the bosses...

Just so I get you right, that means the bosses would be original? Thanks.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 06-02-10, 09:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,843
Posted By krems81
The one in the picture is not mine, but a picture...

The one in the picture is not mine, but a picture of one similar to mine. The bars on mine are Cinelli, and the brake levers are not aero. The barcons have been replaced with downtube shifters on...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-02-10, 09:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,151
Posted By krems81
I make a tool for installing spoke nipples on new...

I make a tool for installing spoke nipples on new wheel builds. Two bends in the spoke and a nipple threaded on past the end of the threads so a few threads are exposed, and you put the back of the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-02-10, 09:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,151
Posted By krems81
Scratch my balls. Just kidding!

Scratch my balls.




Just kidding!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-02-10, 08:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,763
Posted By krems81
You could also do a restore on the Peugot just to...

You could also do a restore on the Peugot just to sell it. Its nice to be able to advertise a bike in restored condition, and it might appeal to a wider audience. If you get a Brooks for it, wrap...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-02-10, 08:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,763
Posted By krems81
Le champ is more unique, and has a nice saddle. ...

Le champ is more unique, and has a nice saddle. Its a pretty bike. It'd probably keep it. The PX-10 is tempting, and with the right rebuild and a better saddle, it could compete, but it has huge...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-02-10, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By krems81
Were the downtube bosses brazed onto the Colnago aftermarket?

All signs indicate this Colnago is a 70s model, and its has been repainted. Would it have come with downtube bosses, or were these most likely brazed on afterwards? The owner seems to have...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 06-02-10, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,843
Posted By krems81
'85 Trek 720 Reynolds 531, 57.5cm fully loaded tourer

All original in vgc with stock Brooks Pro in also great condition but w/ tarnished hammered rivets.

I saw one go for over $1000 on ebay last summer. I'm planning on doing the full overhaul myself...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-02-10, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,793,441
Posted By krems81
ISO: The downtube boss mounting barrel...

ISO:

The downtube boss mounting barrel adjusters that would have gone with mid-80s Suntour ratcheting bar end shifters.

Have:
Plenty of stuff, if you have them tell me what you need
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-02-10, 06:26 PM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,793,441
Posted By krems81
Iso: -Shimano 600 tri color rear derailleur ...

Iso:

-Shimano 600 tri color rear derailleur
-Shimano 600 tri color 8 spd downtube shifters

Have:
-all kinds of stuff
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 05-26-10, 02:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 785
Posted By krems81
Repaint before sale? 70s Colnago and Raleigh Professional frames

I have a mid-70s Colnago and an early 80s Raleigh Professional that have both been repainted badly, though they are in good condition. The Raleigh may have had downtube shifter bosses added...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-09-10, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By krems81
describe the wheels, consult the board, name the...

describe the wheels, consult the board, name the old rims. if the old spokes aren't stainless steel, don't reuse them. look at the head of the spokes and see if they're stamped with something.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-09-10, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By krems81
Vintage friendly shops near Monroe, NY?

Staying with family and looking for a shop nearby that might have assorted small parts for vintage bikes. Also feeling out the area in case I wanted to stay here for a while and get a job in a shop...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-22-10, 02:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,932
Posted By krems81
Great bike and pictures. I think what you have...

Great bike and pictures. I think what you have labeled as a tool pouch may be a gun holster. Not sure, but I saw a very similar bike in the lbs last fall, and it had the same pouch. Gun holster...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-22-10, 02:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,512
Posted By krems81
Just the standard for a 25 year old bike: dry...

Just the standard for a 25 year old bike: dry bearing grease. If you cheap out on overhauling the bearings, you'll pay for it later. Hubs are the most important because they can't be replaced...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-20-10, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,814
Posted By krems81
I picked up a very similar Shogun last winter. I...

I picked up a very similar Shogun last winter. I saw it on cl and was surprised to find it equipped the way it was. It had steel wheels, turkey levers,bolt on hanger, etc. Other brands with this...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-20-10, 01:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,156
Posted By krems81
I think those were made in the Mississippi...

I think those were made in the Mississippi factory. Either that or taiwan.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-29-09, 07:20 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,507
Posted By krems81
Post deleted. I would have edited out the last...

Post deleted. I would have edited out the last line to make it less offensive.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-29-09, 06:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,507
Posted By krems81
More than anything, i think the op is trying to...

More than anything, i think the op is trying to use teambuilding jargon, data collection, and corporate streamlining methods to approach a problem that doesn't exist. When problems building bikes...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-29-09, 06:33 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,507
Posted By krems81
But if a trusted shop knows its your bike, and...

But if a trusted shop knows its your bike, and they know its being taken apart to be returned to you, how would they release these parts to the custody of the folks running this? I guess for the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-29-09, 06:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,507
Posted By krems81
I could see trusting a third party. I don't see...

I could see trusting a third party. I don't see how a trusted shop would cooperate in a theft scheme. But, who will pay for the shop to do the work, much less take exacting measurements that are...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-29-09, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By krems81
Harlequin wrap

I did this harlequin wrap on the newest bike I built for sale.

I like how the wrap came out with cloth. I started and stopped the pattern a few times, which I think is more pleasing than...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-28-09, 12:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,201
Posted By krems81
I rode by a Schwinn Prelude locked in the same...

I rode by a Schwinn Prelude locked in the same place all summer in 2008. I watched as the tire somehow ended off to the side of the rim, etc. I thought about just freeing it, but I had done that...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-28-09, 12:13 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 54,190
Posted By krems81
Deltas and cruiser bars :eek:. But really i dig...

Deltas and cruiser bars :eek:. But really i dig it :)
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