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  1. Working on all the parts for my 979 as well. ...

    Working on all the parts for my 979 as well. I'll be sticking to DT shifters, though and 7 spd. Will go with a Kalloy seatpost. While not the prettiest they are reasonably priced and work well...
  2. Thread: Every Day Pics

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    Got a little dusting of snow (glad I don't live...

    Got a little dusting of snow (glad I don't live in Buffalo) and it got me to thinking about the fun, summer days

    http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m191/scozim/SAM_0362.jpg
  3. Thread: 1-Adam 12

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    Going through that and Emergency on Netflicks. ...

    Going through that and Emergency on Netflicks. Also working on the original Hawaii Five-0. Finished Rockford Files this year. I love watching the old cars and catching glimpses of C&V bikes makes...
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    Sticky: Sounds like a French fit would be in order

    Sounds like a French fit would be in order
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    Sticky: What do you have in mind?

    What do you have in mind?
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    I'll have to double check but if I remember right...

    I'll have to double check but if I remember right this was a Sugino 110 crankset as well - set up with a 50-36

    http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m191/scozim/2013%20rides/IMGP8104.jpg
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    The cloud cover definitely made it colder this...

    The cloud cover definitely made it colder this year. Good turnout as always.
  8. Thread: Stories

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    Back in 1985 when I was in college my dad came...

    Back in 1985 when I was in college my dad came over to ride the local metric century. Rolling up to the start the group suddenly came to a stop. I was able to stop just fine. My dad, on the other...
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    Yep, pretty much anything. I've gone Suntour to...

    Yep, pretty much anything. I've gone Suntour to replace mine
  10. Sometimes it's a lot of luck. Online searches...

    Sometimes it's a lot of luck. Online searches I'm always doing but for the non-typical ways I use other methods. I live in a town of 15,000 people. There's not much action especially at garage...
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    Not a bike - but, Rigida 700c wheelset with...

    Not a bike - but, Rigida 700c wheelset with Normandy Luxe Competition hubs for $5 ain't bad. These will be my new gravel wheels so I can move the Helicomatic back to normal road use.
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  12. A lot of it comes down to budget and keeping my...

    A lot of it comes down to budget and keeping my better half happy. I've got Retrofriction levers on one bike and really like them. Howeveer, they are also pricey and I have a gaggle of kids - one...
  13. I'll definitely wear the Simplex one alot since ...

    I'll definitely wear the Simplex one alot since Drillium Dude swears I'm a Francophile.

    Looking at some info on the serial number and frame this appears to be a Mk I frame since it's got a more...
  14. Forgot one thing. Serial # is: F033881 Any...

    Forgot one thing. Serial # is: F033881 Any ideas on the production date of the frame/model year?
  15. My turn for a grail bike - it was a good day

    Today started out rough with the cold front from Alaska hitting us hard but it soon brightened up as you'll see below.

    For the past two weeks I've been off the bike because of this and it will be...
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    Sticky: ISO: 25.0 seatpost for a Vitus 979 Yellow...

    ISO:
    25.0 seatpost for a Vitus 979
    Yellow saddle - Turbo, Avocet O2 air for example
    Original Sampson Stratics clipless pedals from the mid to late 90's
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    Yep, that's one of them (looks like my...

    Yep, that's one of them (looks like my brother's). They look a lot better in the photo below - I'm on the right. That was gravel grinding before it was known as gravel grinding
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    #1...

    #1 From what I remember the first was a 20" or 24" bmx style bike in the early 70's that I learned to ride on.
    #2 a late 70's gas pipe Coast to Coast Hardware 10 spd. My brother had one too -...
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    How tall is the frame? Any photos? As you'll...

    How tall is the frame? Any photos? As you'll see in my post above the seat post clamp and bottom bracket are the two areas where these frames failed. Mine was the seat post clamp and all it did...
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    Sticky: Parts are off and better pictures taken: ...

    Parts are off and better pictures taken:

    Looking to trade this 1979 Univega Gran Rally with Tange Champion tubing for something in comparable quality in the 52-55cm range. This would be for the...
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    You won't regret it even while suffering,...

    You won't regret it even while suffering, partying, fixing flats and mechanical issues - etc. Cino is so worth it.
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    I have a really heavy bike stand that looks to be...

    I have a really heavy bike stand that looks to be homemade. But mostly I use my 5 bike Thule rack that slides into a 1 1/4" to 2" receiver adapter that is bolted to my large work bench.
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    Great looking bike. I know a lot of people with...

    Great looking bike. I know a lot of people with barns and none has an old bike hanging in the rafters. The questions you ask are pretty individualistic in that saddles, tires, bar tape etc. are...
  24. I've got one of these also and haven't found a...

    I've got one of these also and haven't found a blue to match - still looking for a paint to match.
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    The book is a great read - many more details

    The book is a great read - many more details
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