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    that beautiful hum from a nice set of new tires...

    that beautiful hum from a nice set of new tires when they are inflated properly and they just glide... no other sounds just the low humming of the wheels... that lets me know that everything is...
  2. weinmann 750 should reach just fine, i converted...

    weinmann 750 should reach just fine, i converted my grand prix to 700c, had to source another 750, because the grand prix came with one 610 and one 750, hopefully yours already has them
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    Sticky: Shogun Selectra frame in that sweet pink 80's...

    Shogun Selectra frame in that sweet pink 80's color, preferably in the 58cm and up range, my big bro had one in early 90's and he crashed after he forgot to lock the front quick release. bent the...
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    ha , i had a 110 that i sold for 130, i put the...

    ha , i had a 110 that i sold for 130, i put the same bar tape on it, not nearly as clean as yours though
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    good to know, i wasn't going to mimic the price,...

    good to know, i wasn't going to mimic the price, just using it for reference,

    here is the velobase entry...
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    so after some research, it looks like the barcons...

    so after some research, it looks like the barcons are possibly dura-ace? according to this auction Shimano Dura Ace L 600 Barcons Bar End Shifters w Metal Housing 1973 76 1st | eBay

    mine are...
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    yeah, i was going by the CL listing when i priced...

    yeah, i was going by the CL listing when i priced all the parts out, now that its in my posession , i can narrow it down closer, the shimano barcons are not dura ace so im not sure what the value is...
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    here it is, i picked it up for 150! great shape ...

    here it is, i picked it up for 150! great shape
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    thinking of parting it out, and rebuilding with basic stuff
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    i priced everything together, 50 for rd, 50 for...

    i priced everything together, 50 for rd, 50 for crank, 80 for shifters, 20 for levers, 30 for brakes, 30 for fd ... thats 260.. add the frameset and wheels for 50 bucks..

    ** edit, im sure i can...
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    yeah i was thinking of stripping the drive train...

    yeah i was thinking of stripping the drive train and selling it off to recoup the money, and just build it up with RSX/Tiagra stuff i have laying around
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    Mix Bag trek 1220

    meeting this guy after work, to possibly pick up a tiny trek 1220, it might be for my wife, but i doubt it, im more interested in the parts
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    looks like shimano 600 tricolor...
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    +1 on saving that 930.. i have two myself, a '90...

    +1 on saving that 930.. i have two myself, a '90 and a '95 thats just a frame right now.

    great bikes, very versatile.. can do pretty much anything with them and they will last longer than you......
  13. i have a few... "i dont' want to hear about...

    i have a few...

    "i dont' want to hear about any more god damn bikes!"
    and..
    "stop working on those damn bikes and come rub my feet" cliched i know, but its happend more than a few times!!
    ...
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    i've had my fair share of this nonsense lately...

    i've had my fair share of this nonsense lately with my Gran Spot, turns out the drop outs weren't the same depth, pop open your quick release and see if your wheel has any slop in the dropouts.
  15. this... cheaper than producing anything at all,...

    this... cheaper than producing anything at all, most decent bike shops can tap bb's
  16. sounds like you have a worn freewheel and/or...

    sounds like you have a worn freewheel and/or chain.. typical for a bike this old.. take it back to the LBS you had it serviced and have them quote you a new one.. if you have the tools to do it...
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    ive tried 3 different wheels, none of which have...

    ive tried 3 different wheels, none of which have been touched by the same person in terms of service, , all exhibit the same result, its the Dropouts for sure, ill take another look again, im not...
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    something along those lines im sure, i going to...

    something along those lines im sure, i going to leave it as is.. i don't trust my filing ability,
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    so last night I spent some time fiddling with the...

    so last night I spent some time fiddling with the front wheel again, I noticed I could pull the tire into alignment when the quick release was loose, im guessing that was the reason for the PO filing...
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    i did try it with another front wheel, that was...

    i did try it with another front wheel, that was one of the few things i tried first. i didn't notice a change, but i will give it a shot with a solid axle, ive checked the frame, everything else...
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    after a fit of flats on the front rim, ive...

    after a fit of flats on the front rim, ive finally have the new tires installed, now that its in decent running shape i was able to get a good read on her..
    the handling is ok.. still doesn't glide...
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    ditto, the raleigh gran sport im working has been...

    ditto, the raleigh gran sport im working has been giving me fits, i recently purchased new panaracer pasela 27x 1 1/8 tires, took a bit to put on the rims, i had a pair of 700c tubes to go with them,...
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    as long as people communicate i think we can all...

    as long as people communicate i think we can all agree that nobody gets butt hurt. we all have a life and sometimes it gets in the way of our addiction :) this is a great game and an even better...
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    wow beautiful job on that refurb.. great color. i...

    wow beautiful job on that refurb.. great color. i don't think ive ever seen a stem like that before... really really nice.. good score, Ross bikes a really under apreciated... i came across a nice...
  25. i bought a shimano chain when i built up my trek...

    i bought a shimano chain when i built up my trek 930, i had the same problem, and my LBS tried to find the correct quick link, we never did.. i will never buy this again... i use kmc chains all the...
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