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  1. http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k292/bylar13/360...

    http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k292/bylar13/36087059-1B58-409C-A903-9BB70BEDCD8B_zpslhar8tuy.jpg...
  2. Stem...

    Stem
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    Bars...
  3. I broke it down and wiped it off.Campy hubs are...

    I broke it down and wiped it off.Campy hubs are stamped 72, so clearly not original. The handle bars turned out to be set of GB city bars with some MAFAC city-style levers. Cranks (no name triple) RD...
  4. My size. Wish I had the cash.

    My size. Wish I had the cash.
  5. Thanks. Not sure. It is a 23", so it is on the...

    Thanks. Not sure. It is a 23", so it is on the small side for me. I was in your general neighborhood, 11th& Jackson.
  6. http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k292/bylar13/Mob...

    http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k292/bylar13/Mobile%20Uploads/A10BE1E9-3515-4692-8087-C120AD093DBA_zpsn00nq42t.jpg...
  7. So what does $50 buy you on a Friday night In Philly.....?: Viking Content

    I picked this up from a seller tonight in South Philadelphia. His wife got it in Portland, about a decade ago and it was not being used anymore. Campy, high flange hubs, MAFAC Top 63 brakes, cool GB...
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    Me like Riv. ...

    Me like Riv.

    http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k292/bylar13/Mobile%20Uploads/BA8BF66D-9419-45D7-BC7B-DEEB2B8C6DA7_zpsfn3am7mj.jpg
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    No true. Different casing and tread material. The...

    No true. Different casing and tread material. The tires are made by Panaracer.
  10. Thread: Every Day Pics

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    DD, Sorry to hear you are having issues. I...

    DD,

    Sorry to hear you are having issues. I hope you get well soon. In 2008, I broke three lower vertebrae, sledding with my kids. After a short while, I started to lose mobility and suffered a lot...
  11. I agree and love this type of bike for its value...

    I agree and love this type of bike for its value and utiliy. Those are things that many, less experienced buyers know or care little about. IME, selling stuff on CL, No disc brakes? Fail. No...
  12. I would vote "pass". $350 for a used moutain...

    I would vote "pass". $350 for a used moutain bike, is high. I would not go higher than $200. Eventhough it looks like a great bike, there is a good chance it will need cables/housing/tires/brake...
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    Austro Daimler/Puch made some nice, full 531...

    Austro Daimler/Puch made some nice, full 531 mixte's. I see them on ebay from time to time.
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    I have not tried either. I do have Compass Barlow...

    I have not tried either. I do have Compass Barlow Pass EL's on two bikes and love them. I do remember Jan Heine wriitng that the the colored Hetre's lacked the same cornering adhesion as the standard...
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    No, not randomly. I just ride with my thumb...

    No, not randomly. I just ride with my thumb covering the hole. That way, I can reuse the patch whenever I need it!
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    Road home from work last Tuesday night. Came out...

    Road home from work last Tuesday night. Came out Wednesday morning, front tire was flat. I patched it but could not find the cause......holding air fine now. Tire is a Compass Barlow Pass EL 700x38....
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    "Fair" is also a rationalization. Unless you paid...

    "Fair" is also a rationalization. Unless you paid the seller the equivalent of the what a market survey, say on ebay, determnes the going rate is, "fair" just makes you feel better about not paying...
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    Meh, it happens all the time. Its craigslist. I...

    Meh, it happens all the time. Its craigslist. I have been on my way many times and gotten a call or shown up and the bike is sold. At the end of the day, they are a bunch of old bikes. If you get...
  19. Thread: Clems at Riv

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    No. Roadeo's and A. Homer Hilsen's are made by...

    No. Roadeo's and A. Homer Hilsen's are made by Waterford to Riv's specs. Riv also does custom frames as well. I think Mark Nobliette is the builder for those(?). My AHH is a mix of True Temper, OX...
  20. Thread: Clems at Riv

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    I think you are in the ballpark. Plus I think...

    I think you are in the ballpark. Plus I think this is a response to the folks who criticize Riv's "Just Ride" philosopy, when the bikes they sell cost thousands.
  21. Thread: Clems at Riv

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    Not my cuppa tea. Here is the info from the site:...

    Not my cuppa tea. Here is the info from the site:

    The Clem Smith Jr. and Clementine

    BACKSTORY: In the mid-’90s poor mountain bike riders wanted shock forks like racers had, so bike makers put...
  22. It will be the Bianchi......but don't fret. When...

    It will be the Bianchi......but don't fret. When the "new bike smell" fades, you will snag a deal on another C&V bike and own both.
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    +1. The only problem with buying one is that it...

    +1. The only problem with buying one is that it will lead to another bike..........:p
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    Since Uncle Ben's is a parboiled rice, you may...

    Since Uncle Ben's is a parboiled rice, you may not get as much veritcal compliance, due to the pre-cooking. The sub-structure of the starch molecules get re-arragend and incease the stiffness.

    To...
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    Well, I took your advice and I replaced my curret...

    Well, I took your advice and I replaced my curret tires with ones I made from rice. The ride is extra supple, with a light hint of jasmine. They now swallow bumps like a fat man, eating sushi and...
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