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07-06-22, 12:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,140
Posted By balindamood

I presume that somebody, somewhere, in the last...

I presume that somebody, somewhere, in the last 30 years has attempted to put a Shimano freehub body on a Suntour hub. I am guessing it did not work.
06-25-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 455
Posted By balindamood

Okay. After digging about, I have only one other...

Okay. After digging about, I have only one other super plate; also with a steel upper jockey wheel and a 1985 (september) date code.
06-25-22, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By balindamood

Thank God that is not my size.

Thank God that is not my size.
06-25-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 455
Posted By balindamood

This derailure has a Jan '85 date code. The only...

This derailure has a Jan '85 date code. The only other deerhead bike i have down right now is not a super plate. I will have to climb up in the barn and look at the '83 and '85 Montare and the '85...
06-23-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 459
Posted By balindamood

I commuted on tubulars for years. Did not turn...

I commuted on tubulars for years. Did not turn out to be a problem (for me, anyway).
06-23-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 455
Posted By balindamood

The Unjustly Maligned Shimano M-700SP RD

I have read several accounts here and elsewhere equating the Shimano Deore 'Deerhead" Super Plate (M-700SP) derailleurs to Suntour Mountech of the same vintage; and in doing so, implying they should...
06-22-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 733
Posted By balindamood

we have one. I will tale a picture next time I...

we have one. I will tale a picture next time I am there. The best part is most of the people there have no sense of value for anything made before 1996.
06-20-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By balindamood

You might be the only person in history to...

You might be the only person in history to "mistakenly" get a Swiss-threaded bottom bracket. One of the 17 people on the planet with Swiss-threaded frames may hunt you down.
06-12-22, 11:45 PM
Replies: 14,896
Views: 3,622,937
Posted By balindamood

56 cm mid-80's Guerciotti as found at Goodwill...

56 cm mid-80's Guerciotti as found at Goodwill for half price! No serial number that i can find. Paint on top tube is shot plus rust. Still has original Cinelli stem and bars, Campy headset and BB,...
04-26-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,699
Posted By balindamood

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Blowing the dust of a 1975 Romic.
01-14-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,943
Posted By balindamood

Rhodes Car.

Rhodes Car.
12-05-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By balindamood

I can confirm it is 1983-1985, pre-1986 rainbow...

I can confirm it is 1983-1985, pre-1986 rainbow stickers. Mid-level model of some sort.
11-25-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,205
Posted By balindamood

Kid bikes, in order: 1978 Peugeot mixture 10...

Kid bikes, in order:

1978 Peugeot mixture 10 speed (26 year old)
1986 Faggin ( 24 year old)
​1984 Univega Alpina pro (15 )
1989 MB-2 (13)
1986 Novara Pica (9)
1985 Stumpjumper 24-inch wheels...
11-22-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,052
Posted By balindamood

Have you seen the late 1980's Schwinn catalogs?

Have you seen the late 1980's Schwinn catalogs?
11-18-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,953
Posted By balindamood

Foam bar tape.

Foam bar tape.
11-09-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,665
Posted By balindamood

1997 Swiss cross. I will ride this off-road...

1997 Swiss cross. I will ride this off-road before any of my mountain bikes. Just magical....
11-08-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,267
Posted By balindamood

1986 3Rensho SRA: ...

1986 3Rensho SRA:

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11-08-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,267
Posted By balindamood

1975 Romic ...

1975 Romic

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11-08-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 152,204
Posted By balindamood

Unless you have a 1986, then I think your last...

Unless you have a 1986, then I think your last digit should be a 5. The first three digits were the day of the year (numbered sequentially), the last digit is the year (5=1985). I did an initial...
11-07-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 152,204
Posted By balindamood

This showed up on CL about 3 weeks ago. 1985. Sat...

This showed up on CL about 3 weeks ago. 1985. Sat in the back of a garage for 20 years. Non original parts are limited to the bottom bracket, brake pads, and rear tire. The seatpost is a Suntour XC...
12-06-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,129
Posted By balindamood

Yeah...kinda neat. Nice score.

Yeah...kinda neat.

Nice score.
12-05-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,283
Posted By balindamood

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Not sure if it is old enough; 1997 SwissCross, mostly orginal.
11-21-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 31,635
Posted By balindamood

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Put new tape on the '97 SwissCross. The original gravel grinder.
09-25-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,912
Posted By balindamood

I like them. A lot.

I like them.

A lot.
07-25-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,745
Posted By balindamood

Seems like a solid plan.

Seems like a solid plan.
07-21-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,461
Posted By balindamood

Best type of crack, actually. If it had...

Best type of crack, actually. If it had completely broken while riding, the steerer tube would have prevented a complete collapse. In fact, the steerer tube is probably why it is not in two pieces...
09-13-16, 09:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,059
Posted By balindamood

MB-1 Wannabe

So I found this today. 1987, pretty much original. I thought some of you might find it interesting.
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01-08-14, 09:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,940
Posted By balindamood

My recollection is that a BSC left cup will...

My recollection is that a BSC left cup will thread in a French BB, but will be loose. If some sort of idiot who put a BSC cups in a French BB, but was actually a Sevant and used to BSC left cups as...
07-04-12, 09:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,366
Posted By balindamood

FWIW, I have (or in some cases, have had) an...

FWIW, I have (or in some cases, have had) an '84/85 Lotus Odyssey, an '84 Expedition, an '85 Portage, and a '89 Miyata 1000LT. I prefer the Lotus.

The Miyata is nice as it has indexed shifting,...
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