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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-14-16, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,020
Posted By Gingi
I bought a Crosstar frameset back in 2014 off...

I bought a Crosstar frameset back in 2014 off eBay. Unbadged, it cost me$160, shipped. It took a bit to arrive (expected) but had a lightly crushed headtube upon unboxing. The manufacturer offered me...
Forum: Framebuilders 02-24-16, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 666
Posted By Gingi
Advice before I place my order

As long as taxes work out this year I will be ordering a custom Early Adopter from Gabriel at Altruiste (formerly a builder at Dobermann). I trust Gabe to provide me with the proper advice, but I...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-02-14, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By Gingi
Improperly adjusted/installed brakes, lying...

Improperly adjusted/installed brakes, lying wheels, backwards forks, stripped pedals/cranks...buying an Xmart bike very well could be the end of the world. For an unfortunate consumer, anyways.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-16-14, 02:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,833
Posted By Gingi
We have two failures at the shop right now,...

We have two failures at the shop right now, although neither are bonding issues. One has a detached seat stay where a peevious owner over-tightened the seat clamp on a (likely) too-small post. The...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 02-05-14, 09:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 376
Posted By Gingi
Dura-Ace suicide brakes

Came across some first-gen (1973-1977?) Dura-Ace brake levers for the rare center-pulls. Good-to-great condition (may be missing a mount clamp, I'll have to look tomorrow), with both cables and...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 02-05-14, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,653
Posted By Gingi
I just happen to know where a partial Suntour...

I just happen to know where a partial Suntour group for that exact bike is. I want to keep it in hopes of that exact frame.

But if a need does present itself, we may be able to work through my...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-05-13, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By Gingi
Schwinn/Did

Searching through our parts bin, I came across an old Schwinn stem shifter still attached to the original cable (thank God). After pulling it all out, I discovered it was also still attached to the...
Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 12-03-13, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By Gingi
And let's not forget our original poster. While...

And let's not forget our original poster. While these products are, and have long been, on the market, there's also the aspect of the lever meeting the rider's aesthetics specifications. If a rider...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-02-13, 04:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,657
Posted By Gingi
The FFSsystem was produced at least through 1985...

The FFSsystem was produced at least through 1985 and came on both 1- and 3-piece cranks. There were at least two versions as well. (Aptly named FFS I and FFS II.) A few people I know appreciate the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-30-13, 07:58 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,281
Posted By Gingi
And he's now selling über-rare Shimano 'XO SWEPE'...

And he's now selling über-rare Shimano 'XO SWEPE' (ADAMAS AX inverted, minus an 'A') first-gen aero levers. What a maroon.
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-22-13, 06:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,234
Posted By Gingi
Wow. Glad you're making it through. After my last...

Wow. Glad you're making it through. After my last few spills, I've been trying to utilise my brain bucket more but hqve been lacking in my vigilance. After your story, no more slacking! Godspeed,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-21-13, 10:49 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,281
Posted By Gingi
Correction, Michael J Fox could do a better job...

Correction, Michael J Fox could do a better job than this. With Muhammad Ali steadying his hand for him. And who gave him a 98% approval rating?!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-21-13, 10:48 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,281
Posted By Gingi
This drilldo just made me cry harder than...

This drilldo just made me cry harder than discovering the hooker was infected. And, no, us cannabis afficionados wish not to be associated with this 'artiste'. I could do a better job blazed beyond...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-11-13, 03:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,849
Posted By Gingi
+1 The vice method also saves knuckles from being...

+1 The vice method also saves knuckles from being eaten by the spokes.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-07-13, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,128
Posted By Gingi
I'm not saying you're wrong, but they sure look...

I'm not saying you're wrong, but they sure look exactly like the Chorus brakes currently mounted on my Takara. With the exception of the barrel adjusters, that is. Mine have the original BA's with...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-07-13, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 791
Posted By Gingi
Those are authentic. To narrow down the build...

Those are authentic. To narrow down the build dates: http://www.angelfire.com/rant/allday101/SchwinnCodes1.html/
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-07-13, 08:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 952
Posted By Gingi
DD, when you retire, you should come through...

DD, when you retire, you should come through Columbus. My entire team (Cycle Vets) would love to admire some of your steeds and drillium as well as welcome you on a ride with us. And seeing as you're...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-01-13, 08:41 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,088
Posted By Gingi
If anyone needs Suntour freewheels, let me know....

If anyone needs Suntour freewheels, let me know. I've a great co-op for parts nearby. Can't guarantee condition, but you get it for cost plus shipping. I even picked up a six-speed New Winner Pro...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-31-13, 11:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,088
Posted By Gingi
Time to ask said LBS politely (at first, anyways)...

Time to ask said LBS politely (at first, anyways) to acknowledge their destruction and replace your freewheel.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-31-13, 10:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 264
Posted By Gingi
Takara Elitist

The Takara is finally road worthy. It's far from being finished, but I tired of riding a sub-par bike. Still need to build my wheels, get brake levers, tires, cages, pedals, seat, tape and a Campy...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-31-13, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By Gingi
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Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-31-13, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By Gingi
Headtube-to-downtube lug. 332241

Headtube-to-downtube lug. 332241
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-31-13, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By Gingi
Finally, pictures. Sorry for the delay.332239

Finally, pictures. Sorry for the delay.332239
Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 07-18-13, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 907
Posted By Gingi
Looking for rear hubs for a Topend Force...

Looking for rear hubs for a Topend Force handcycle.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-13, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,705
Posted By Gingi
I've never heard of that one. How does one tell...

I've never heard of that one. How does one tell if one is too far back in the dropout?
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