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Old 01-23-10, 08:06 PM
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Got a Garmin Edge 305 today for $75, brand new. It was on clearance at Best Buy and I was like "OMGWTFBBQ?" and bought it. It's my birthday today so I figured why the heck not. Doesn't have a speed/cadence sensor, but did come with the Heart Rate strap.
CANNOT complain, it was just a stupid good deal.
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Old 01-23-10, 08:35 PM
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Methinks Autonoz is currently in the lead for snags of 2010.
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Old 01-23-10, 08:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Amani576
It's my birthday today so I figured why the heck not.
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Happy Birthday
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Old 01-23-10, 09:08 PM
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Originally Posted by amani576
"omgwtfbbq?"
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Old 01-23-10, 09:56 PM
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Originally Posted by leftthread
Methinks Autonoz is currently in the lead for snags of 2010.
I would like to thank all the little people. Oh, wait, I am one of them.
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Old 01-23-10, 10:07 PM
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Originally Posted by leftthread
Happy Birthday
Why thank you. I turned that magical number 21 today.
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Old 01-23-10, 10:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Bikedued
Picked up yet ANOTHER Raleigh Super Course this morning at the flea market. Pics in a while. It's pretty rough 1978 model, but any forged drop vintage Raleigh is worth saving IMHO. Pics in a while.,,,,BD

Was $25 and had a missing barcon. It has the base, but not the lever. Good thing I destroyed a base getting it out of a handlebar a few months ago. Now I have a set again:-)
The nice thing about barcons is the cross compatibility between those and many Suntour friction levers...
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Old 01-23-10, 10:23 PM
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I've had kind of a dry spell with finding nice vintage bikes for a while.... there's just not that many good quality 48cm frames around, it seems! A fair amount of cheap, heavy ones though. But I did pick up what looked like a brand-new Specialized road saddle for $9 at the thrift store yesterday, one that we sell for $80 at the shop.
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Old 01-23-10, 11:07 PM
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oh man there is a 48 cm land shark at a used bike shop I go to for like 35 bucks. I keep almost buying it just to resale it. lol
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Old 01-24-10, 07:59 AM
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Not C&V, but WOW!!! Help save me from myself...

Cannondale Multisport Road Bike - $400 (Wilton, CT in Fairfield County)

https://newyork.craigslist.org/fct/bik/1567197824.html

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Cannondale Multisport 800 with Shimano components. Like new condition, only used a handful of times.


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Cycleheimer notes: this bike has 650C wheels. These were about $2M new.

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https://www3.cannondale.com/bikes/00/...odel-0RM8.html

Pictures from ad didn't upload... looks more like this in C.L. ad ...

https://www.duathlon.com/classifieds/detail/4907
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Old 01-24-10, 08:14 AM
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Meant to put that last one under the "are you looking for.." thread. Got a little too excited.

An old find. 50-year-old English touring bike from the original owner for $50...I knew what it was...anybody else would have helped him cart it to the dump.
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Old 01-24-10, 07:13 PM
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1960 chicago schwinn continental

purchased from original owner

long term resto project

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Old 01-24-10, 08:14 PM
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cool score on the continental! Looks like the twin of my '60 I picked up a few weeks ago. I'd love to see some photos of how the cable is run under the top tube...yours looks the cable is open along the tube maybe? Mine is solid for the length of the tube. I'd also be curious what rear derailleur yours has on it (though I've answered the question for my own Conti). Looks like aluminum rims, yes?
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Old 01-24-10, 08:19 PM
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Originally Posted by d00d
1960 chicago schwinn continental

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Another VERY cool Schwinn Conti - Please do post Drive side photos though - or the C&V Trolls will leap out at your from under your bed tonight.

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Old 01-24-10, 08:30 PM
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answer found elsewhere

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Old 01-24-10, 08:33 PM
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Originally Posted by cycleheimer
Meant to put that last one under the "are you looking for.." thread. Got a little too excited.

An old find. 50-year-old English touring bike from the original owner for $50...I knew what it was...anybody else would have helped him cart it to the dump.
That is a beautiful restoration! Is that bag a camera bag?
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Old 01-24-10, 09:01 PM
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picked up a 1986 specilized stumpjumper sport today, All the original xt parts, and it is a double butted cromo lugged frame. It is in need of a complete tare down and rebuild.
Also I picked up a Miyata, this thing is weird. First thing is it has a lugged double butted Hi tensile frame(anybody heard of such a thing?). It has suntour bar end shifters, suntour arx front derailleur, sr pedals, camply head set, and i think bottom braket, also campy cable guilds, silstar cranks(never heard of them but they are nice looking). I think this frame has a total chrome plating under the paint. It has what looks like stamped rear dropouts with no derailleur hanger.
Both of them I got for 20$ total. The guy said he had the miyata set up as a three speed, and that he built it up him self at a shop he worked at once, from a new frame. Which would explain the parts group. lol
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Old 01-24-10, 09:15 PM
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Originally Posted by autonoz
I would like to thank all the little people. Oh, wait, I am one of them.
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Old 01-24-10, 09:20 PM
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Hi Schnayke -
Sounds like an incredible bargain in any condition - need pictures though (" or it didn't happen ")
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Old 01-24-10, 09:28 PM
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pics are on the way but it is too dark to get decent ones. I can't figure out if I am going to do with the stump jumper. I am torn between makeing it a polo bike or makeing it new again. lol The other one I am taking all the parts and trading the frame too the used bike shop for a tire or something. But that double butted hi ten frame just though me.
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Old 01-25-10, 03:16 AM
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Here's an old Lygie I scored from the old man a few weeks back. He bought it new back in '74/'75 and rode it all through college. No Campy stuff, but a great Sugiono crank set and Suntour V-GTelux derailler. Since it's my turn to put a few miles on it, I'm giving it the proper treatment and a thorough makeover.

Complete tear-down, strip, primer, paint (original color) with a few personal touches added.









Quick update:

After repainting, cleaning, and assembling, this old Lygie is back on the road and ready for another 36 years of riding...











BTW, anyone know where I can find the original (or repro) headbadge and downtube decals for this '74-'75 Lygies? I was able to save most of the original headtube sticker, but there's no way it's gonna go back on this bike...any help would be appreciated!
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Old 01-25-10, 05:22 AM
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Originally Posted by M3talhead
Quick update:
After repainting, cleaning, and assembling, this old Lygie is back on the road and ready for another 36 years of riding...
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M3talhead! - A truly amazing transmogrification there! I'm awed, and I love your black/bronze color selection.
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Ditto

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M3talhead! - A truly amazing transmogrification there! I'm awed, and I love your black/bronze color selection.
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Thanks, I'm really please with the way it turned out, (except for a few minor imperfections). I tried to keep as much original as I could, but vintage Italian parts are hard to find in Japan unless you're ready to pay with a first born...

Funny, even though it's an Italian frame, Japanese BB & derailler, French shifter, and American wheels/tires, I've suddenly become known as, "...that guy who rides the Guinness bike to work..."

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Originally Posted by M3talhead
"...that guy who rides the Guinness bike to work..."

I hadn't thought of that, but it fits perfectly.

I'm going to be very picky here, but the ONLY thing I don't like is the bar tape. It just looks strange being taken all the way to the stem. I'm used to seeing an inch or two of silver from the bars.
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