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Old 10-01-22, 05:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Bianchigirll
BEAUTIFUL!! If that was a bit bigger I’d be looking for a facilitator. That’s probably the nicest looking 700c Mountain bike you’re likely to see. Yes these Projects are real deal mountain bikes not fancy pants hybrids
The original 29'ers? Looks like enough clearance for normal knobbies in the 700c/29'er size. But why haven't I seen one configured that way?
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Originally Posted by DQRider
The original 29'ers? Looks like enough clearance for normal knobbies in the 700c/29'er size. But why haven't I seen one configured that way?
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More or less….Yes the original ‘29er. They came with YUGE knobbies, 700x45 for this one. Sadly, like my Project 3, I believe most spent more time on roads and rail trails than in the woods. I had an incident that could have been real dangerous so I never mountain biked alone much, but the few times I ran my P-3 on the Single Track course we used for the weekly time trial it flew!

This bike is a ‘92 all Infinity Deore XT.





‘91 was the first year and the 5 was a Suntour bike. The ‘92 was probably $10-20 more retail. The 7 was pretty awesome.
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My 1993 Project 3 ready to terrorize the MUP! Avocet FasGrip x32 found NOS around 2003, Scott AT-2 LF, rock ring, brake stiffener, Woody’s fenders, and strangely Trek Cosmo (I think) rims. I was given the rims to try them out and oddly never used them while working at that shop.


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Centurion Elite RS 23"

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Motobecane Grand Record $100

Motobecane Grand Record $100

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price drop to $100 in Murfreesboro
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​​​​​​Nishiki Roadbike
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Nice 12 speed japan made Nishiki Roadbike, 700c wheels and tires, not sure of year model ,new handle bar tape,bike rides brakes and shifts fine ,it is a 23.5 "frame size $100 cash meet off I24 exit 84b

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Originally Posted by SoCaled
This could also be posted in the Folders forum and in the "For the love of English 3-speeds..." thread. Broad appeal.
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Not far from where I will be next weekend.
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Originally Posted by steine13
>> “Mangaloy 2001” is Tange’s manganese steel alloy (similar to Reynolds 531) from the 80s

Thanks. Didn't realize it could be that old.
But of course, in the 80s, "2001" was cool... before everyone panicked about the Y2k bug

EDIT: It's a 1983 per vintagetrek.com.
Tange Mangalloy + panels nails it down.
Nothing special but I bet it rides nice.
I was a COBOL programmer in 1983 (riding a then-new '82 Trek 613 in 531 and the same colorway as the bike you posted, BTW), and we were actually VERY aware of the looming Y2K issue. But hardware (especially storage) was expensive then, and the thinking was that well before the end of the century, storage would be cheaper and all the systems would be re-written in 4GL database languages that could handle 4-digit years inherently. Well, storage got cheap, and those technologies emerged as expected. But too many decision makers insisted on retaining archaic systems, so those last few years of the '90s, there was a scramble. Banks were the worst, I've heard, with some stand-alone apps still using COBOL from the '80s.

Still, any branding with "2000" or "2001" back then was cool. Remember Gateway 2000? ("Computers from Iowa?" was their slogan; Trek could easily have hijacked it with "Bikes from Wisconsin?")
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Allez project in Mukilteo, Washington for $50

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GT lts ,xtr $500.

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Schwinn Cimarron in Silverdale, Washington for $35

How has this not sold already?
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Originally Posted by 52telecaster
Not far from where I will be next weekend.

Well, then... your responsibility is clear ... time to contact the seller and n+1...

... and then ride it next year in the Tanner's Orchard vintage steel ride in Chillicothe -- your back door!
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Originally Posted by attylah
Allez project in Mukilteo, Washington for $50
Dang if it weren't on fakebook, and two time zones away, it would be in my truck. Definite grail bike, and the right size. Bonus -- buyer can say they've been to a place called Mukilteo.
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vintage Trek 500/ $350.

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Schwinn Passage - $20 (Minneapolis, MN)
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frame-Litespeed $200. Hyperion Aluminum-Carbon

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leMond litespeed $800.

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Originally Posted by JulesCW
Well, then... your responsibility is clear ... time to contact the seller and n+1...

... and then ride it next year in the Tanner's Orchard vintage steel ride in Chillicothe -- your back door!
We'll see. Actually I have plenty of bikes to ride now....

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The seller is one of our members, as I found out about this via a post I read last night. If this fit me, I would have bought it in a heartbeat.

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Early 1960's frame, size is 56 cm square with 120 mm rear spacing. Seat post diameter is 26.4mm with good quality tubing. Made in Nice, France the frame has nervex lugs, fork crown and bottom bracket shell, fish mouth stay and fork ends, Simplex forged dropouts and wrap around chain stays at seat lug.

Nice riding and responsive as expected with the relaxed geometry. Comes with water bottle cage, bottom bracket and Huret down tube shifters.
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The seller is one of our members, as I found out about this via a post I read last night. If this fit me, I would have bought it in a heartbeat.

https://vancouver.craigslist.org/bnc...539618098.html




Early 1960's frame, size is 56 cm square with 120 mm rear spacing. Seat post diameter is 26.4mm with good quality tubing. Made in Nice, France the frame has nervex lugs, fork crown and bottom bracket shell, fish mouth stay and fork ends, Simplex forged dropouts and wrap around chain stays at seat lug.

Nice riding and responsive as expected with the relaxed geometry. Comes with water bottle cage, bottom bracket and Huret down tube shifters.
That is cool as ef, not too long ago, I would have bought that no matter what at that price.

And yes its way too small for me.
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Vintage Chesini Precision Frame / Fork Campagnolo Components - $325 (Randolph)

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"Chesini la biciprecision Frame / Fork and components.

I have a rear wheel that will fit if wanted, no cassette, free, may have a front around somewhere

Frame
Seat tube 56cm Center - center
Top Tube 55.5 cm c-c

126mm rear spacing, be easy to spread to 130mm if you wanted

Campagnolo Rear Derailleur, Front Derailleur, Crankset, Chainrings (52/39), looks like Victory groupo

Pantographed (stamped) frame and fork
Fluted Chesini seatpost

Headset and bottom bracket installed

Frame is straight, chrome stays are in great shape, it was fun when I had it built

Campagnolo Triomphe Decals on tubing

Also have a Bianchi Virata for sale, clearing out some space

bicycle frame material: steel

bicycle type: road
brake type: caliper
frame size: 56 cm
make / manufacturer: Chesini
model name / number: Precision
suspension: none (rigid)
wheel size: 700C"

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Now gone, of course. If it was around on Monday, I was going to make the drive over and pick it up and make it available here. If someone here got it, please post photos/details.
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This one is back. Been for sale off and on for quite a while. Having more than one photo would probably help.

Team LeMond

Vintage LeMond road bike early Lemond Team 80’s - $800 (Chicago)

Has been in storage indoors for 12 years. I I just took it out for a spin and it rides really great. Tracks strait. Wheels true. 33”

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Originally Posted by Sedgemop
This one is back. Been for sale off and on for quite a while. Having more than one photo would probably help.

Team LeMond

Vintage LeMond road bike early Lemond Team 80’s - $800 (Chicago)

Has been in storage indoors for 12 years. I I just took it out for a spin and it rides really great. Tracks strait. Wheels true. 33”

I’m not certain I see $800 am I missing something?

I believe there is 🧵 asking this but is there a general way to date these? Did 🎅 build bikes with Lemond’s name for sale? I believe 10spd Drive imported these for a time, did anyone else bring them before trek destroyed the name?
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