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08-05-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 870
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Posted By Chr0m0ly

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08-03-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,389
Posted By Chr0m0ly

If a new bike is a sin, what's my penance for...

If a new bike is a sin, what's my penance for THIS?? ...
07-06-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 41,048
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I'm 5'10 and hovering around 200 lbs. I'm...

I'm 5'10 and hovering around 200 lbs. I'm "sometimes a Clyde".

This week I was having a late lunch outside with my wife, and a bigger dude pedaled by with his young son(?) riding behind him....
06-23-21, 01:26 AM
Replies: 20,700
Views: 3,664,555
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Not what I think when I hear Specialized Expedition

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06-04-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 10,130
Posted By Chr0m0ly

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Replies: 7
Views: 22,888
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Hello Jerold, Bike values really depend on...

Hello Jerold,
Bike values really depend on condition and location. It looks like you're new to the forums, do you have ten posts? That's that magical number that lets you post a picture.
If you...
05-18-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 29,557
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I'm back, I've been dealing with some personal...

I'm back, I've been dealing with some personal things, and after I got those mostly back under control I've been avoiding BF out of embarrassment of abandoning the BoC without asking anyone to take...
11-14-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 29,557
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I will go back through the posts this weekend and...

I will go back through the posts this weekend and update the list 👍
09-27-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 29,557
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I believe that's all the updates. It's been...

I believe that's all the updates.

It's been hard to play games and do things I enjoy in general, what with everything going on. I'm trying to do more things that bring me joy, and staying in...
08-27-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,750
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Or when they get five deep, whichever comes...

Or when they get five deep, whichever comes first! 😂😂😂
08-27-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,750
Posted By Chr0m0ly

They have black rubber grips on the lower half.

They have black rubber grips on the lower half.
08-25-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,552
Posted By Chr0m0ly

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08-21-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,840
Posted By Chr0m0ly

And sometimes the literature disappears as a web...

And sometimes the literature disappears as a web site expires, or sometimes the site owner. 😕

The Miyata site went down, but almost all of it was saved on the RagandBone puppet theater site. The...
08-19-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 23,701
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I have been WAITING for this day! Here is...

I have been WAITING for this day!

Here is the sellers photo of what turned out to be a ‘79 Trek 514. Asking price: $45.00, actual cost after some expert negotiating by yours truly... $43.00. ...
08-19-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,354
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Miyata’s I’ve owned (or still do)... ‘84 310 ...

Miyata’s I’ve owned (or still do)...
‘84 310
’84 610
’85 710
’86 710
’91 1000LT

Treks...

’78 706
08-19-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 29,557
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Apologies for my delayed response! I have been...

Apologies for my delayed response! I have been camping out of cell range, and I neglected to inform the Thread O’ Crap (series 8)

BUT thy name hast been applied to the Lyst o’ Crap, as requested....
08-03-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,626
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I say I “have about 12” but it’s 15. That’s a lot...

I say I “have about 12” but it’s 15. That’s a lot in Chicago. I’m downsizing now, let go of an ‘86 710, the ‘85 710 is in the block, and I’ve let go of my Raleigh 20.

My wife is hoping to get it...
08-02-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I’m sorry I was sloppy with my word choice, I was...

I’m sorry I was sloppy with my word choice, I was under the assumption that the OP wanted to know if these were comparable to a tensioned leather touring saddle, based on the specific asking about...
08-02-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,157
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I thought “ever since” indicated that there was...

I thought “ever since” indicated that there was an earlier sticker saying something like “Made exclusively from Reynolds 531” or something along those lines. 🤷🏼‍♂️
08-02-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Better?

Better?
08-02-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,157
Posted By Chr0m0ly

“with”! What was the previous sticker?

“with”!
What was the previous sticker?
08-02-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By Chr0m0ly

OP specified cheap ones.

OP specified cheap ones.
08-02-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Plastic saddle with non-functional decorative...

Plastic saddle with non-functional decorative rivets.

A real leather saddle needs rivets at the nose, and a way to adjust the tension.
08-02-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,157
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I’m not complaining, I’m excited to have found...

I’m not complaining, I’m excited to have found one, and even more so to build it up!
But if I bought a frame and fork to build up, and it came without the head tube... 😆
08-02-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,157
Posted By Chr0m0ly

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08-02-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,681
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Me neither!! And the 23” is definitely not...

Me neither!!

And the 23” is definitely not the same as the 57cm. It’s not like they were just using inches for the 2nd tier bikes.

I’ve had a 23” ‘84 310, and a 57cm ‘85 710 And they are not...
08-02-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,681
Posted By Chr0m0ly

The 610’s were sized by the inch, that’s a 21” ...

The 610’s were sized by the inch, that’s a 21”

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07-31-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,397
Posted By Chr0m0ly

no cantis... tall order.... I’m going to check...

no cantis... tall order.... I’m going to check out that thread.
07-31-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,397
Posted By Chr0m0ly

You can add an ‘84 Miyata 610 to that list.

You can add an ‘84 Miyata 610 to that list.
07-29-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,029
Posted By Chr0m0ly

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07-29-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 144,811
Posted By Chr0m0ly

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‘79 Trek 514...
07-29-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,045
Posted By Chr0m0ly

These are amazing. Thank you for posting!!

These are amazing. Thank you for posting!!
07-29-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,040
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Whichever one had the best time.

Whichever one had the best time.
07-28-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,040
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Just moved an ‘86 Miyata 710, came with aero...

Just moved an ‘86 Miyata 710, came with aero brake levers, it would “pass” for Eroica, but If I were going to play, I’d run something more in the spirit. Aero’s at Eroica is like going to the Renn...
07-28-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,046
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I put a water bladder in my handlebar bag. Keeps...

I put a water bladder in my handlebar bag. Keeps it off my back, and the sipping hose is right there when you need it. And it’s pretty stealth in an old Cannondale bar bag.
07-28-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,046
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Hang one of these off the top tube. ...

Hang one of these off the top tube.

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07-25-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Shimano levers.... what witchcraft is this!?

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07-24-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 17,748
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I was into inline skates in the ‘90’s (actually...

I was into inline skates in the ‘90’s (actually thinking about digging my old pair out of storage) and I remember the brand “Rollerblades” becoming the generic term for all skates. They had really...
07-24-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 29,557
Posted By Chr0m0ly

So spaketh, so it has been done-eth.

So spaketh, so it has been done-eth.
07-21-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 17,748
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I study (and teach) the medieval martial art of...

I study (and teach) the medieval martial art of Fiore De Liberi and the same is true about martial systems. Many provinces in competition give rise to superior martial arts. That’s how Japan’s...
07-21-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,377
Posted By Chr0m0ly

What a bizarre place for a crack to start, any...

What a bizarre place for a crack to start, any thoughts as to how that happens? I’d think the fork would be leveraging against the head tube bearings, and supported buy the steering tube lugs. How’d...
07-21-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,129
Posted By Chr0m0ly

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That 720 is at my in-laws, but the bags are currently gracing it’s little cousin,...
07-21-20, 12:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,129
Posted By Chr0m0ly

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07-18-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 27,002
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I’m with Trailmix, 23 or maybe a 25. I’m 5’10”...

I’m with Trailmix, 23 or maybe a 25. I’m 5’10” and very happy on my 23” Cannondales.
07-18-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By Chr0m0ly

1985 Miyata 710, frame specs question

This screen capture is from Rag & Bone puppet theater. (thanks for snagging these when the first catalog site went down!)

In the frame specs you can see the chain stays are specified as chrome...
07-13-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 29,557
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Thank you for the update :thumb:

Thank you for the update :thumb:
07-13-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,698
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I know a Turin on N. Damon, this is a different...

I know a Turin on N. Damon, this is a different one?
07-11-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,698
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Well I have an ‘06 Ninja 650, with a full set of...

Well I have an ‘06 Ninja 650, with a full set of luggage. It holds the most water but I get the nastiest looks on the MUP’s... 😆👍
07-11-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,698
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I have saddles that don’t cause chafing, that are...

I have saddles that don’t cause chafing, that are no more “uncomfortable” at the end of a long ride than the beginning... but disappears under me? Haven’t found that yet.

I’ve tried out many...
07-11-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,358
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Raleigh. But I have a prejudice against bikes...

Raleigh.
But I have a prejudice against bikes without eyelets.
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