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  1. Thread: GT Tachyon

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    GT Tachyon

    Can anyone tell me the years in which the original (early '90s) GT Tachyon was produced, and provide any detail regarding model year variations (colors, etc.)? I've just been overcome by a sudden...
  2. Sticky: Can anyone help facilitate shipping of a bike...

    Can anyone help facilitate shipping of a bike located north of Atlanta (Buford, GA, to be specific) to Philadelphia? PM me if you can. Thanks for any and all help!
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    Sticky: ISO: Shimano HP 6400 headset (Old Shimano 600,...

    ISO: Shimano HP 6400 headset (Old Shimano 600, before the switch to the HP 6500 Ultegra headset).

    Have: Many drop handlebars and stems, set of Campagnolo tubular rims, Mavic "Starfish" crank...
  4. Koga Miyata Roadwinner $240: ...

    Koga Miyata Roadwinner $240:

    http://jerseyshore.craigslist.org/bik/2662939546.html

    This has been on the Jersey Shore Craigslist for quite a while. Never seen one before. In my size, too. Must ....
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    That's very helpful, and interesting -- on...

    That's very helpful, and interesting -- on Cannondales, you're thinking of something like the early ST models, which came with cantilever brakes?
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    Mais oui -- I thought that *****ing was one of...

    Mais oui -- I thought that *****ing was one of our inalienable rights. ;)

    And I'd be more sympathetic of Cannondale's situation but for the fact that it holds the patent on the cable guide (U.S....
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    Wrote to Cannondale customer service regarding...

    Wrote to Cannondale customer service regarding the plastic brake cable guides, and got the following response:

    "Thank you for writing us. It is true that we no longer have the top tube cable...
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    Centurion Pro Tour as Cyclocross Bike?

    I had posted a question a while back about likely vintage bike candidates for a cyclocross conversion. It occurs to me that I have a Centurion Pro Tour hanging in my basement that I going to overhaul...
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    Cyclocross Conversion Advice

    Looking for recommendations on vintage bikes/frames that can be converted to cyclocross use, or vintage cyclocross bikes.

    Any help greatly appreciated!
  10. Fuji Touring IV Frameset in Philly In my size...

    Fuji Touring IV Frameset in Philly

    In my size (58 cm), but strikes me as a bit pricey at $200 for the frame and headset alone . . . .

    http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/2600010418.html
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    How about a variation on the orange theme:...

    How about a variation on the orange theme: Schwinn "Radiant Coppertone."

    That just hits me where I live. . . .
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    My favorite blue is Lancia Blue, the signature...

    My favorite blue is Lancia Blue, the signature color of Lancia automobiles. Non-metallic, and so dark and rick it looks wet. Some paint codes:

    Glasurit 12069
    Lechler 121

    No photos of this...
  13. Thread: Puch Revived

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    Love it! Fast and really fun to ride. As fate...

    Love it! Fast and really fun to ride. As fate would have it, I revived a Puch Alpina for my brother last fall, and scavenged the Bar Cons from that bike for use on the Luzern -- my brother didn't...
  14. A Rolls rides very much like a Turbo, which, to...

    A Rolls rides very much like a Turbo, which, to me, is probably the most comfortable saddle one can ride for short trips.

    However, once I started getting into long distance riding (I've been...
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    Continental Gatorskins, or if you're feeling...

    Continental Gatorskins, or if you're feeling flush, Continental Grand Prix 4 Season
  16. Thread: Puch Revived

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    Hmmm . . . no pictures showed up. Let's try this...

    Hmmm . . . no pictures showed up. Let's try this again:

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  17. Thread: Puch Revived

    by lanciat
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    Puch Revived

    Attached are pictures of my revived Puch Luzern (circa 1981). It started off as an almost complete pile of parts purchased off my local CL -- $75 for everything but the wheels, pedals and saddle. The...
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    WTB: Shimano 600 Bottom Bracket 68 x 116

    Title says it all -- I'm trying to finish the build on a Puch with the Shimano 600 "Arabesque" group, and the original bottom bracket is toast. PM me if you have a complete bottom bracket in good...
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    From the frame details and decals, I'd peg this...

    From the frame details and decals, I'd peg this as a late "veiled chrome" SL model, shortly before Scapin's transition to SLX. Probably around '87 to '88. I had a '90 Scapin that was full SLX, and...
  20. J.T.M. Originals Custom Painting, 1836 Stout...

    J.T.M. Originals Custom Painting, 1836 Stout Drive Unit 16, Warminster, PA 18974 267-278-4611 j.t.m.originals.com If you're at all inclined to go the powder coat route, Bonehead Performance, which is...
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    Poll: If you've never ridden tubulars, by all means...

    If you've never ridden tubulars, by all means give them a try. I've been there and done that, and although I don't get many flats in a year, I prefer the ease and economy of dealing with clinchers...
  22. Looks like Raleigh "North Road" bars rather than...

    Looks like Raleigh "North Road" bars rather than Nitto Albatross bars, so I don't know whether Suntour bar cons will fit in the handle bar ends. If they will, and you want to move to bar cons, I'd...
  23. Thread: Nishiki Cresta

    by lanciat
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    Nishiki Cresta

    http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/bik/2084284576.html

    In beautiful shape, but seems a little on the high side to me. Maybe it's just me . . . .
  24. Yes, late '80s up to early '90s. I had a 1990...

    Yes, late '80s up to early '90s. I had a 1990 Scapin frame of exactly the same design (though made of Columbus SLX). Mid-'80s Scapins were fully chromed with a lacquer over spray (what Scapin...
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    And I be the buyer in PA. A HUGE shout out to...

    And I be the buyer in PA. A HUGE shout out to Keith for all of his help as facilitator! I can't wait to see (and ride) this beauty -- although it still astounds me that someone heaved it out in the...
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