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05-06-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 628
Posted By alexihnen

I agree - donít do it! You may end up with more...

I agree - donít do it! You may end up with more beautiful bikes than youíre able to ride regularly.

Oh, who am I kidding?! Do it! Just leave any 55cm Kvale, Bock, or Fattic frames for me. If you...
05-01-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 61,505
Views: 9,279,049
Posted By alexihnen

Oh my - this was my first real race bike. It took...

Oh my - this was my first real race bike. It took me through my junior year at college. If anyone sees a 56cm please let me know!
03-22-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By alexihnen

Don't need it, but want it.

Don't need it, but want it.
03-17-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 61,505
Views: 9,279,049
Posted By alexihnen

Really tall Tesch: ...

Really tall Tesch:

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/439645064025673/
...
03-14-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By alexihnen

I always assumed these scratches are from people...

I always assumed these scratches are from people turning the bike upside down and resting it in the ground.
03-02-21, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By alexihnen

Nice find! I really need to get this out on the...

Nice find! I really need to get this out on the road:

...
03-01-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,082
Posted By alexihnen

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/821x1223/a68204f8_f673_45f6_98b7_31998e45f5a8_94d9eeff09642e3e7e44f4ea311975fea1ed7d3d.jpeg...
03-01-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 61,505
Views: 9,279,049
Posted By alexihnen

Buy the 10th - 12th CENTURY VISHNU STELE...

Buy the 10th - 12th CENTURY VISHNU STELE Sandstone Sculpture at list price and the seller may just throw in a bike (or two!).
03-01-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7,090
Views: 669,177
Posted By alexihnen

I should have included the box - true retro...

I should have included the box - true retro tires!
ď145psi = Optimal Ride!Ē
:50:

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02-27-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7,090
Views: 669,177
Posted By alexihnen

Almost there. Chainring bolts arrived today. This...

Almost there. Chainring bolts arrived today. This build isnít something I thought Iíd do - not really into anodized parts, but why not try it?

...
02-23-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7,090
Views: 669,177
Posted By alexihnen

More purple, more wheelbuilding, and some NOS...

More purple, more wheelbuilding, and some NOS rims. It was a good day.
...
02-21-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7,090
Views: 669,177
Posted By alexihnen

While not technically in the post, I picked this...

While not technically in the post, I picked this up at my local library sale today.
:popcorn

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02-17-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 61,505
Views: 9,279,049
Posted By alexihnen

In short, Brian Baylis and Mike Howard project...

In short, Brian Baylis and Mike Howard project after they left Masi and before Medici/Baylis bikes. Maybe 80 or so were built.
02-17-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 61,505
Views: 9,279,049
Posted By alexihnen

If you want one, you want one, and you don't know...

If you want one, you want one, and you don't know how many chances you'll have to buy a 55cm Wizard.
02-16-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 29,527
Posted By alexihnen

My first touring bike. :) I have the saddle,...

My first touring bike. :) I have the saddle, pedals, tires sorted. Brake hoods and foam bar grips on the way. I also have the downtube shifters, but although first time with barcons, theyíre not bad....
02-14-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,628
Posted By alexihnen

I wouldn't call myself a flipper (who does?), but...

I wouldn't call myself a flipper (who does?), but I've flipped a few bikes. I'll give a couple of examples. I bought a LeMond TVT listed on Facebook with really bad photos. The wheels were nice...
02-04-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7,090
Views: 669,177
Posted By alexihnen

This arrived not too long ago. I bought a Raleigh...

This arrived not too long ago. I bought a Raleigh Professional in Michigan (Iím in Cincinnati) and my dad agreed to go pick it up. After I bought it, the guy mentioned there was a second set of...
02-04-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7,090
Views: 669,177
Posted By alexihnen

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/561104df_5644_40bb_a322_8d6cdad7f5fb_63464e02fe345e84d8b981d177e6aa2ecee432a4.jpeg

More to come.
02-02-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 61,505
Views: 9,279,049
Posted By alexihnen

Hey - thatís mine. :) Really a very rare bike in...

Hey - thatís mine. :) Really a very rare bike in this condition. (Itís listed on this site.)
02-01-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,998
Views: 202,535
Posted By alexihnen

FWIW I just received 4 of the Servizio Corse...

FWIW I just received 4 of the Servizio Corse tubulars from Yellow Jersey for a total of $78.67. Iím happy with them out of the box. They wonít be ridden more than a couple hundred miles a year. Here...
01-29-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 46,653
Posted By alexihnen

If you ride a 56 and youíre ever in Cincinnati...

If you ride a 56 and youíre ever in Cincinnati and the pandemic is over, let me know!
01-26-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,859
Posted By alexihnen

Iím fairly certain that John was saying that this...

Iím fairly certain that John was saying that this is an amazing bike and would be a wonderful addition to anyoneís collection. At least thatís how I read it. :thumb:
01-24-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14,259
Views: 3,162,181
Posted By alexihnen

Neighbor was literally throwing these in a...

Neighbor was literally throwing these in a dumpster.

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01-16-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 61,505
Views: 9,279,049
Posted By alexihnen

1983 Trek 850 - nearly all original, and just...

1983 Trek 850 - nearly all original, and just $225. https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/303642387279143/
...
12-31-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,188
Posted By alexihnen

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1510x887/806e0a53_85a1_4238_aa21_b919c3c8b4a1_e5e4c99977248bef34a4055b34288dfa153c1067.jpg

Back across the Ohio to the Queen City. (Me in...
12-23-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,859
Posted By alexihnen

Photos from the 1984 catalog. ...

Photos from the 1984 catalog.


https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1523x1567/9e027f3d_1312_4ecb_8a05_24bf04aff06f_01ac65aadd0188c61a9f348e6ec4d7dabc8ba6b4.jpeg...
12-22-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,859
Posted By alexihnen

SOLD: Immaculate 1984 Trek 770 / 58-60cm

This is Trek's top-of-the-line 1984 770 with full Campagnolo Super Record group. The bike has been ridden very little and is in incredible condition. Brake lever hoods and tires have been replaced....
12-15-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,481
Posted By alexihnen

Well, before 2020 I didn't collect old bikes. Now...

Well, before 2020 I didn't collect old bikes. Now I do. I've learned a lot, discovered what kind of bikes I really enjoy, met some great people, and haven't made too many costly mistakes along the...
12-13-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,201
Posted By alexihnen

So somehow this bike has now made its way to me....

So somehow this bike has now made its way to me. I'd been looking for a Tesch and this one came up on Facebook Marketplace in New Jersey. Today it is exactly as it was in the photos from nine years...
12-06-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,514
Posted By alexihnen

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1340x2000/b65611fe_3ce4_4c30_aa97_fccae264d339_d13f5808924ac21c6d4ab4996b25adbc3a705ada.jpeg
12-04-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,676
Posted By alexihnen

This is why handbuilt and custom steel frames...

This is why handbuilt and custom steel frames from this era are so great. No one's ever going to have a story like this to share about a Trek OCLV 5500. And since steel frames basically disappeared...
12-04-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,676
Posted By alexihnen

OK nomadmax , let's go halvsies and we can adopt...

OK nomadmax , let's go halvsies and we can adopt the frame together! :)
12-04-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,676
Posted By alexihnen

I was one of the people who reached out to Doug -...

I was one of the people who reached out to Doug - and received a generous reply, of course! You guys are making it hard for me to resist this one. I live in Cincinnati and grew up in northern...
11-29-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 53,815
Posted By alexihnen

Finally got a good photo of the Colian 753. ...

Finally got a good photo of the Colian 753.


https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/f1a0531f_fd84_4e2c_aca3_ff29d530c2d4_7c7d99e426d0dbb676bb3a7d107349c0e0c21d89.jpeg
11-22-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,374
Posted By alexihnen

Hincapie and High Road at Lafayette Square in the...

Hincapie and High Road at Lafayette Square in the Tour of Missouri.

...
11-22-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,957
Posted By alexihnen

Hard to top that. I did some riding around...

Hard to top that. I did some riding around central Italy almost 20 years ago and enjoyed many great rides. A close second is a ride over the top of Mt. Subasio in Umbria, proving that any bike is a...
10-26-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By alexihnen

SOLD: Della Santa Team LeMond Pro 57CM / 8SPD Campagnolo Record

This is frame #124 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=124) built by Roland Della Santa for the then-new LeMond brand of bikes in 1989. Della Santa was among LeMond's...
10-26-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,550
Posted By alexihnen

SOLD: Classic Steel Davidson, full 10-speed Ultegra (58/57cm)

I did some nice riding on this one in SE Ohio recently, hit 45mph, touched some light gravel, got in 4,000ft of climbing as well. It was really a joy to ride. Everything works perfectly.

Ultegra...
10-21-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,339
Posted By alexihnen

Got a little sunroom converted to a bike room. I...

Got a little sunroom converted to a bike room. I just need to get some UV window film up soon.
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10-13-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By alexihnen

The title of the post was "WTB" - wanting to...

The title of the post was "WTB" - wanting to buy...then I found a set and so I changed it so that people would know that I was no longer looking. I've changed it again so that maybe it's more clear.
10-12-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By alexihnen

I found a great gum set from the Classic...

I found a great gum set from the Classic Rendezvous list.
10-05-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,174
Posted By alexihnen

New photos - this bike is ready to ride. New...

New photos - this bike is ready to ride. New wheels and the 8 speed Dura Ace group is clean w/ very few miles on it.
...
08-21-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 61,505
Views: 9,279,049
Posted By alexihnen

So I've been staring at this listing on Facebook...

So I've been staring at this listing on Facebook forever and finally admitted that it's too tall for me. The bike has a 7in head tube and 33in standover - so a 58/59 I guess. Maybe it's a 60cm seat...
08-20-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 61,505
Views: 9,279,049
Posted By alexihnen

Picked this up today. The second set of wheels it...

Picked this up today. The second set of wheels it came with are really nice as well.
08-15-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 61,505
Views: 9,279,049
Posted By alexihnen

Interesting Davidson TT bike:...

Interesting Davidson TT bike: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/339225337277132/

...
07-27-20, 02:25 PM
07-05-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,498
Posted By alexihnen

I’m trying to find my correspondence with the...

I’m trying to find my correspondence with the previous seller, but can’t seem to locate it. This bike, and two others, were listed for $3,000 for all three recently. IIRC it was an older man in...
06-19-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By alexihnen

Good point. Don't mean to be too coy, but it's...

Good point. Don't mean to be too coy, but it's for a 57cm early 70s California-built bike (British threads). Looking around, it seems a Paramount or Raleigh could be what I'm looking for as I should...
06-17-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 207,568
Posted By alexihnen

For anyone looking for help in LA, get in touch...

For anyone looking for help in LA, get in touch with malcala622 . He went way above and beyond to help me get a special bike. I was nervous finding a facilitator to handle a significant transaction,...
06-13-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,558
Posted By alexihnen

Hereís the geometry from Trek. Iíll measure and...

Hereís the geometry from Trek. Iíll measure and post with what I get as well.

*I get 59cm C-C seat tube and 58cm C-C top tube.
...
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