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09-03-20, 03:21 PM
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Posted By Cyclist3098765

Not as nice as the bikes in Michigan, but this...

Not as nice as the bikes in Michigan, but this pile on Reading, PA CL are only $2.50 each...
09-02-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 993
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Car and motorcycle tires often have "balance...

Car and motorcycle tires often have "balance marks" on them. In the photo below, the red dots are on the lightest part of the tire and when mounted are placed next to the valve stem (generally the...
09-02-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 21,373
Views: 4,082,828
Posted By Cyclist3098765

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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08-26-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,805
Posted By Cyclist3098765

No help with ID but sure looks like an aluminum...

No help with ID but sure looks like an aluminum frame to me. The extra thick stays with riveted cable stop remind me of a Cannondale.
Serial number begins AL
08-23-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21,373
Views: 4,082,828
Posted By Cyclist3098765

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Those cables..
08-23-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,804
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Via Bicycle in Philly. Lots of cool bikes,...

Via Bicycle in Philly.
Lots of cool bikes, parts and stuff. Basically a bike nut whose collection got out of hand so he opened a store, been at 30 years or something.
19th century to modern they...
08-20-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,176
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Thanks! I like Mother's aluminum polish for...

Thanks!
I like Mother's aluminum polish for alloy, for steel parts I use Turtle Wax chrome polish after the 'ol aluminum foil rub. Available pretty much anywhere auto cleaning supplies are sold.
08-20-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,176
Posted By Cyclist3098765

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

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1988 Lotus Pegasus
08-16-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 72,904
Views: 11,842,354
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Yep, Specialized crank. Modolo kronos brakes and...

Yep, Specialized crank. Modolo kronos brakes and Phil hubs too I think. Can't believe it's still posted
08-10-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,625
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Almost 20mph on an 1895 bike on 1895 roads by a...

Almost 20mph on an 1895 bike on 1895 roads by a kid under 16? Sounds pretty good to me but I will readily admit I am slow.
08-08-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,851
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Beautiful Masi! Nice Duc too, I remember...

Beautiful Masi!
Nice Duc too, I remember setting off car alarms as I rolled by on my old 900ss with the D&D cans.
07-24-20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,291
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Motobecane Grand Record Top tube stamped V 172 ...

Motobecane Grand Record
Top tube stamped V 172
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02-17-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,582
Posted By Cyclist3098765

[QUOTE=madpogue;21331503]^^^^ I was wondering...

[QUOTE=madpogue;21331503]^^^^ I was wondering when someone is gonna try to ID the camera around his neck.

Looks like a Leica M3 with collapsible Summicron. Same camera on left in other pic.
02-15-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 72,904
Views: 11,842,354
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Schwinn Voyageur

https://houston.craigslist.org/bik/d/kemah-schwinn-voyager-road-bicycle/7053002761.html
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Replies: 34
Views: 4,645
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Thanks for the clarification. I thought that was...

Thanks for the clarification. I thought that was the color code but wasn't sure.
Replies: 34
Views: 4,645
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Indeed the locals have called it Denali for...

Indeed the locals have called it Denali for centuries. The U.S. Department of Interior officially changed the name in 2015.
Replies: 34
Views: 4,645
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Is that like the twin peaks of Mt Kilimanjaro?

Is that like the twin peaks of Mt Kilimanjaro?
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Views: 4,645
Posted By Cyclist3098765

1982 Ross catalog model 600 touts Jim Redcay as...

1982 Ross catalog model 600 touts Jim Redcay as builder:
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1983...
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Views: 4,645
Posted By Cyclist3098765

The serial number on my Kellogg Ross reads 200...

The serial number on my Kellogg Ross reads 200 (model) 2412 (size) 09 (month) 81 (year) 082 (sequence number of 1981) as I understand it.

Yours being model 580, size 25", year 84, the 20th bike...
Replies: 34
Views: 4,645
Posted By Cyclist3098765

That is interesting about the model name, I have...

That is interesting about the model name, I have only seen bikes like yours with the Redcay signature, not the model name. The seat lug and stay area is very distinctive though and points to this...
Replies: 34
Views: 4,645
Posted By Cyclist3098765

The last Redcay built Ross Signature mountain...

The last Redcay built Ross Signature mountain bike I saw sold for $900. I offered $700 and was told no.
Granted this was two years ago in a stronger market and that bike was smaller 23", mostly...
Replies: 34
Views: 4,645
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Signature on left chainstay

What does the signature on the left chainstay read?
Jim Redcay made some of these bikes, they can be quite valuable.
12-24-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,320
Posted By Cyclist3098765

In today's world it is all too common to...

In today's world it is all too common to personally attack anyone who disagrees with you.
12-24-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,320
Posted By Cyclist3098765

You are correct, I take back what I said about...

You are correct, I take back what I said about the OP's satisfaction with the fake bike. It is not a substitute for a real 3Rensho and I don't understand how anyone could think it was because of a...
12-24-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,320
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Fuel for the fire

My point exactly. The OP's bike has none of the attributes that make a real 3Rensho desirable. I still don't understand how it can be a worthwhile substitute.
I have no doubt the OP had good...
12-23-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,320
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Why have you always wanted a 3Rensho? Was it the...

Why have you always wanted a 3Rensho? Was it the geometry, the tubing, the craftsmanship?
I think you did a good job with the paint and decals, and I don't want to sound harsh, but I just don't...
Replies: 73
Views: 10,970
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Sold 2019

Bridgestone RB-1
Sold $350
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Clunker challenge Schwinn Super Sport
Sold...
11-09-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 72,904
Views: 11,842,354
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Px- 10

Not an expert on Pug models - PX10?

https://harrisburg.craigslist.org/bik/d/mechanicsburg-vintage-peugeot-mafac/7015158728.html
...
10-19-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8,385
Views: 2,703,546
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Lotus Pegasus

1988 (?) Lotus Pegasus

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10-06-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,399
Posted By Cyclist3098765

1989 Bridgestone RB-1

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10-06-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,715
Posted By Cyclist3098765

1981 Ross Signature

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10-03-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 72,904
Views: 11,842,354
Posted By Cyclist3098765

I don't think those cranks are dyna drive, they...

I don't think those cranks are dyna drive, they are too new. I think the pedal holes just look big in the pic because of dirt / wear.
10-02-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5,413
Views: 571,798
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Hello, I am in need of a Campagnolo 2 bolt...

Hello, I am in need of a Campagnolo 2 bolt seatpost in 27.4 diameter. Does anyone have such an item?
I have a 27.2 Campy post and other good vintage stuff to trade. Please let me know if you can...
09-28-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 21,373
Views: 4,082,828
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Cannondale has a "Lefty" fork, so called because...

Cannondale has a "Lefty" fork, so called because it is only on the left side of the bike. The fork on this bike is installed incorrectly.
07-26-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 72,904
Views: 11,842,354
Posted By Cyclist3098765

https://harrisburg.craigslist.org/bik/d/etters-57c...

https://harrisburg.craigslist.org/bik/d/etters-57cm-bianchi-track-bike/6942426294.html

Price misprint or smokin deal
...
07-20-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 72,904
Views: 11,842,354
Posted By Cyclist3098765

https://lancaster.craigslist.org/bik/d/ephrata-vin...

https://lancaster.craigslist.org/bik/d/ephrata-vintage-bianchi-gran-sport/6938273769.html

https://lancaster.craigslist.org/bik/d/ephrata-vintage-jean-brun-reynolds/6938284351.html
...
07-19-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,927
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Oh yeah, this might be first of that model but...

Oh yeah, this might be first of that model but definitely not the first Ritchey.
Pretty sure it's an Ultra not Ascent as he has listed, I found conflicting info regarding the serial number when I...
07-19-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,927
Posted By Cyclist3098765

That stinks, but I believe you handled the...

That stinks, but I believe you handled the situation correctly.
07-19-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,927
Posted By Cyclist3098765

I can't say he cheated me, we agreed on a price...

I can't say he cheated me, we agreed on a price and I willingly sold it. I will not sell him another bike at a sweetheart price though.
07-19-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,927
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Considering he emailed this morning looking to...

Considering he emailed this morning looking to buy another bike from me, I feel safe in assuming he wasn't hit by a bus or has fallen on hard times.
07-19-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,927
Posted By Cyclist3098765

I feel better now.

I currently have a bike for sale on CL.
Got an email this morning with what I considered a lowball offer, didn't think to much about it.
Writing this post got me to thinking and sure enough, it was...
07-19-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,927
Posted By Cyclist3098765

True. I actually only sold it because it was too...

True. I actually only sold it because it was too small for me. I still think I got a fair price for it, the current price is way outta line.
I accept it's his and he can ask whatever he wants for...
07-19-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,927
Posted By Cyclist3098765

I guess this is why I said it hurt a little, the...

I guess this is why I said it hurt a little, the buyer told me he was so excited to get it, was gonna take great care of it, the jewel in his collection, etc.
07-19-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,927
Posted By Cyclist3098765

I have done so myself. I usually put time and...

I have done so myself. I usually put time and money (parts) into them. I even made a little on this particular bike. Somewhere way back in the catch of the day thread you will see this very...
07-19-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,927
Posted By Cyclist3098765

That is crazy. Did you take it back?

That is crazy. Did you take it back?
07-19-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,927
Posted By Cyclist3098765

A. My original photo shows the serial number, I...

A. My original photo shows the serial number, I knew what it was.
B. I did all the clean up and work to it, the current owner did nothing.
C. I also have access to ebay, where you need to pay...
07-19-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,927
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Thanks all for the replies, I guess it was just a...

Thanks all for the replies, I guess it was just a rant that didn't need its own thread. I do have it on my watch list though, have to wait to see if it sells.
07-19-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,927
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Fair enough, and I've flipped a few bikes in my...

Fair enough, and I've flipped a few bikes in my time too. At least I put some parts and tires on it, tuned it up a bit though.
07-19-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,927
Posted By Cyclist3098765

I could see $500 if you wait for the right buyer,...

I could see $500 if you wait for the right buyer, but honestly the bike is in pretty rough shape, the wheels and rear derailleur are worn out and a bunch of other stuff. That's why I sold it on CL -...
07-19-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,927
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Flipped for big $$$?

Have you ever sold a bike only to see it posted for big $ a little while later?

I sold this Ritchey a few months back for $250.

Now it's on an online auction site for $1100. I doubt the seller...
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