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Thank you for posting pictures of the build. It will be great to see it as a complete bike. Have fun!
[QUOTE=M A V;16550937]I have a 1977 P-15 on it's way with factory cantilever braze-on brake bosses. [QUOTE]
Did you happen to buy the frame on eBay?
Sorry to echo the eBay question, but I too...
I was going to make a silly comparison of the feminine "talents" of my wife to the "versatile" statement re. the Kona.
That would have got me in HOOOOOOOT water.
I almost replied ........ But then I thought better of it and preserved my happy marriage.........
I regretfully resign from the challenge.
I rode my new (to me) Kona Kapu last Saturday during the brief break in the winter weather.
There is no way I am giving up saddle time on that bike for a...
Other than shipping, I would let you have a step or two up the ladder Tempo for less than $200.
The bike has a 23" frame, and so is a tad small for me.
It does not look like the bike was ridden. ...
I measured tubes to be sure, compared it to my best fitting bike. (Short top tubes do not feel right to me.)
The bike should fit like a dream.
I have a used 600/Ultegra set to build the bike...
The Trek is a 520 with vintage friction Suntour derailleurs, and a very nice wheel set with Phil Hubs.
And perhaps the Peloton one more slot back.........
If the white stuff passes -...
Yes - chrome underneath.
Yes - the frame exactly fits. It is the most comfortable size for me to ride normally.
That is a great suggestion to build the bike with the components I have. Ride it. If it fits...
I like the Reynolds 853 road frames made by mountain bike companies.
I took a $100 chance on this frame. $75 + $25 shipping on eBay.
I would like to build it with 105...
Dayton OH - I am not a meteorologist - but this has got to be the worst winter I remember since '77-'78.
I got to ride my newly built Kona Kapu yesterday before the ice and white stuff clobber us....
If the ice holds off in Ohio until Saturday night /Sunday, I plan to take my Ironman Expert out on the trails for the first time.
Very nice, Very clean.
I love my Voyageur.
It is in the shop getting tuned for the year, and I am going through withdrawals.
It looks like the weather will allow a ride this weekend, and I...
Darn - my SS frame is later '80's Columbus.
Wow! As a Schwinn fan, I will say, I really like that bike!
The barcons are nice and could fetch $$ on eBay. (although I would keep them for the build)
As mentioned, the 600 platform pedals will fetch some more $$. I sold two pairs (independent...
$50 in total.
Everything works - the bike has new tires, and was tuned.
I know zero about mountain bikes. city bikes, or whatever class this falls into.
I just know that if I am going to...
SPD's are ok but don't give full points.
I just purchased a Diamondback 21 speed mountain bike, with newer Michelin semi street tires for $50.
Altus RD, 21 speeds. I pick it up tonight....
May we use SPD pedals w/o counting towards the $100? They are removable. I have four sets I move among several bikes.
For $100 in total, I will start trolling CL and do it.
For $100 I will give the bike away to afterwards - unless it is a sweet single speed - to keep the peace.
I probably will be able to piece together cyclone components for the Univega.
I may have to go with Dia Comp brakes and another crank - but that will be next winter.
Done. That is what I was thinking.
And no Shimano - I am a vintage Suntour Sap.