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Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-29-11, 06:32 PM
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Posted By russdog63
57cm to 59cm

57cm to 59cm
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-29-11, 05:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,175
Posted By russdog63
It depends on your riding style. Some people are...

It depends on your riding style. Some people are built for spinning lower gears at higher cadences ( that is not me.) The longer crank will give you better leverage than a shorter crank and it...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-29-11, 03:52 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,175
Posted By russdog63
A lot depends on your riding style. I am 6'1"...

A lot depends on your riding style. I am 6'1" and for most of my adult life I had ridden a 170 crank. I usually kept a cadence in the mid 90s on the flats. When it came to hills my style was to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-29-11, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By russdog63
I work as a head brewer at a small brewery/pub. ...

I work as a head brewer at a small brewery/pub. We have a loading dock that runs across the whole facade of our place. A good portion of that dock has been modified for outdoor seating at our pub. ...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-29-11, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By russdog63
Looking for comparable a frame to replace my stolen Holdsworth Professional

I am so sad. Last week my Holdsworth Professional was stolen from me. I had that bike for 26 years and I recently resurrected it in the form of a cyclocross bike.
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-06-10, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,142
Posted By russdog63
I really think what you have is a Professional...

I really think what you have is a Professional from the early to mid 70s. The wraparound seat stay puts it in that period. All the Mistrals that I have seen have eyelets on the dropouts. The lack...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-26-10, 09:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,514
Posted By russdog63
Oh yeah, the Shimano dropouts on the frame are...

Oh yeah, the Shimano dropouts on the frame are something you don't see every day either.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-26-10, 09:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,514
Posted By russdog63
Finally another Ultraleggera

Here is my Ultraleggera back on bikeforums. I guess the host for my other photos, that I posted, no longer hosts my photos. Now we have 2 Ultraleggeras on bikeforums....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-10-10, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By russdog63
I am not really a fan of the fork but I'd still...

I am not really a fan of the fork but I'd still like it!!!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-10-10, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By russdog63
the evolution of vingtage

I guess I used the title to capture the attention. My title really is the evolution of steel and what it can be. Since I believe vintage=steel and this link shows what steel can be this link also =...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-05-10, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By russdog63
she is more beautiful than any bike i have ever...

she is more beautiful than any bike i have ever seen
seeing the older brothers show her love really made my day
congrats!!!!!!!!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-05-10, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By russdog63
she is more beautiful and precious than any bike...

she is more beautiful and precious than any bike i have ever seen
congrats!!!!!!!!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-04-10, 09:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,092
Posted By russdog63
This is insane!!!!

This has got to be one of the most crazy ebay ads I have seen.
1980s Huffy Olympian...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-01-10, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By russdog63
When converting my Hetchins into a single speed,...

When converting my Hetchins into a single speed, what is the best way to cut off the deraileur hanger; using a hacksaw or a grinder with a skinny wheel?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-25-10, 08:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,187
Posted By russdog63
I bought a Univega Ultraleggera on ebay about 5...

I bought a Univega Ultraleggera on ebay about 5 years ago. The first auction didn't meet the buyers reserve. He put it up for sale for $75 for a buy it now sale. I snagged it because I could...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-23-10, 08:05 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,716
Posted By russdog63
ditto on the tektro brake levers.

ditto on the tektro brake levers.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-21-10, 06:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,268
Posted By russdog63
He had to have some kind of braking action going...

He had to have some kind of braking action going on because his speed around the hairpins could not have been that slow without it. Maybe he had his brakes adjusted so that they were constantly on...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-21-10, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By russdog63
Source for newly manufactured skewers and barrel adjusters with vintage styling??

There a couple of parts on vintage components that, I noticed, often come up missing when the component comes up for sale.
1) skewers for Suntour Superbe hubs
2) barrel adjusters for various...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-19-10, 08:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,076
Posted By russdog63
I'm 6'1" tall with a 33 inch inseam. I prefer...

I'm 6'1" tall with a 33 inch inseam. I prefer 180 mm cranks. I really like them for climbing. I don't have problem spinning them (90 to 100 cadence). Like Bianchi Girl says it depends on your...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-18-10, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,395
Posted By russdog63
Full disclosure is full disclosure and their is...

Full disclosure is full disclosure and their is nothing unethical about it. That means, if somebody wants to spend $10 for a lawn ornament or they want to spend $10 plus whatever amount to fix it to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-18-10, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,395
Posted By russdog63
$40 not bad price. You could probably get that...

$40 not bad price. You could probably get that for the goofy looking stem. I wouldn't put a dime into the frame. The extra parts are a bonus. Sell the frame (with full disclosure) for $10...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-15-10, 11:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,086
Posted By russdog63
Cool bike. Nice use of quality components. I...

Cool bike. Nice use of quality components. I like the compact crank.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-15-10, 11:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 945
Posted By russdog63
Sun Assault rims

Very nice bike!!!! At first look the rims kind of put me off, to my opinion, towards this bike. I don't know a whole about Sun rims. I looked them up on the SunRingle...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-10-10, 07:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,302
Posted By russdog63
Solid looking bike. Have fun riding it. Don't...

Solid looking bike. Have fun riding it. Don't kill yourself on it.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-06-10, 08:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,468
Posted By russdog63
Since it is for adults, I think it is a scam. ...

Since it is for adults, I think it is a scam. Adults in the church could make modest donations to a fund to give him money to buy bikes. A worthy cause would be to put bikes together for kids to be...
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