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  1. I take it off with the quick link, place it in a...

    I take it off with the quick link, place it in a small tupperware with mineral spirits, let soak overnight, spray with water to clean and WD40 to rid it of water and let it hang somewhere till I'm...
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    More important is to consider the...

    More important is to consider the storage/theft/vandalism issues and spend money on locks, and get something you can stand to lose. I'd consider making a MTB SS as it would be less desirable, more...
  3. Its a conversion. It'll work as a single speed....

    Its a conversion. It'll work as a single speed. Just rent a track bike if you actually go to a track.
  4. 3 in 1 oil is not adequate. You should...

    3 in 1 oil is not adequate. You should disassemble, clean and regrease all bearings. Headset, bottom bracket, wheels and pedals. Replace any that are galled and worn out. It should be better then....
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    looks good

    looks good
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    Tange headset on amazon for $10 right now...

    Tange headset on amazon for $10 right now...
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    Wow, no way I'd take that deal. You can almost...

    Wow, no way I'd take that deal. You can almost always get $100 for a bike, but do you have time to sell 300 hotwheels? Neither does he.
  8. Thread: SE Draft Lite

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    Draft Lite - Urban Series, Bikes | SEBikes.com...

    Draft Lite - Urban Series, Bikes | SEBikes.com

    http://www.sebikes.com/images/products/2016/draft-lite/high/2016_SE_DRAFT%20LITE_CP_SIDE.jpg
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    Actually I believe the Univega Viva Tech is steel...

    Actually I believe the Univega Viva Tech is steel and aluminum. It is a bike from the era when manuafacturers were transitioning to alloy frames. The fork, headtube bottom bracket and rear triangle...
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    Another one run through my workshop this week....

    Another one run through my workshop this week.
    Trek 500 with 30 years of grime and a bit of wear.
    Completely cleaned and boeshield the frame but didn't try to address any of the paint's "patina"....
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    Sticky: ISO Road Brake calipers and levers with good...

    ISO
    Road Brake calipers and levers with good hoods (or easy to find)?
    I have some basic Tektros que'd up to order but only need a basic set. Prefer dual pivot but would take nice single pivots.
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    I'll double your money right now. Yes, you...

    I'll double your money right now.

    Yes, you could sell it for about $175 - $200 on CL as is (good condition)
    Or you can ride a very nice handling and riding Japanese lugged steel bike for...
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    If they are dedicated to it, you can do several...

    If they are dedicated to it, you can do several things. If they dont want to then good luck.

    Slight decline, just have them "walk the bike" along and practice raising their feet and coasting. You...
  14. How tall are you? cycling inseam? From the pic it...

    How tall are you? cycling inseam? From the pic it looks like you are fairly upright and if you get into the drops you might even be fairly scrunched up? Knees far inside of elbows? Your saddles all...
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    Sounds very familiar to my experiences of late...

    Sounds very familiar to my experiences of late Robbie.
    I posted here and there were several "ebay buyers" who piped up automatically saying the buyer must have been right, sight unseen. It just...
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    of all the treks that have passed through my...

    of all the treks that have passed through my hands i've yet to see but one trident. That bike looks legit. And come on, that Imron pink? That's as original as it gets.
  17. Mixte for a college girl...

    Mixte for a college girl
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-xNvjTeb92fs/Ul32RORI69I/AAAAAAAAAH0/OQ5JWCnglZ0/s640/005+(2).JPG

    City bike for a friend...
  18. Oh gosh, this issue again? We like the bicycle...

    Oh gosh, this issue again? We like the bicycle riding for goodness sake...
  19. At $30 a day for a bike that could sell for $300...

    At $30 a day for a bike that could sell for $300 means that to get your money's worth you'd need to rent it more than 10 times. One the bike has "paid for itself" then its making money in my eyes and...
  20. look like a much better option for bum bars

    look like a much better option for bum bars
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    Thrusters have a place in society. In Hawaii or...

    Thrusters have a place in society.
    In Hawaii or at far away beaches I see a lot of them, and actually it makes a lot of sense. Salt air kills steel bikes. If I go on vacation far away and want to...
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    Pinarello looks larger than the Marin. Did you...

    Pinarello looks larger than the Marin. Did you ride it?
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    colnago

    colnago
  24. im thinking that NOBODY is looking for this one...

    im thinking that NOBODY is looking for this one Custom make western flyer bike

    http://images.craigslist.org/00E0E_hfZTo81yBB9_600x450.jpg
  25. Thanks! No predrilled fork, no water bottle...

    Thanks!
    No predrilled fork, no water bottle mounts, no brazeons, no DT shifter mounts, top cable routing, and tight racing geometry... ugh, so hard to ride these things. ;)

    I don't have a right...
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