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Posted By bikemike73

GREAT FIND !!!! And RARE !!!!! You must...

GREAT FIND !!!!

And RARE !!!!!

You must KEEP the bike !!!

Of course if you wanted to sell....there are MANY right here on this forum that would be happy to " take it off your hands" :)
11-26-21, 09:51 AM
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Posted By bikemike73

Plus ^1 save valve cores !!! I save old...

Plus ^1 save valve cores !!!

I save old tubes, and never thought to use the core inside ....


GREAT IDEA !!!!


Thank you all for sharing !!!!
11-26-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 427
Posted By bikemike73

Glad it all worked out for you. The method...

Glad it all worked out for you.

The method is similar to an " easy out" tool from a stripped screw.

This forum is the BEST of all time !!!!
11-26-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 630
Posted By bikemike73

First of all, I would get a dehumidifier as...

First of all, I would get a dehumidifier as others have stated.

Then I would get the property deed plans to see if the neighbor built onto your land. You stated he built a wall touching your...
11-25-21, 08:12 PM
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Views: 440
Posted By bikemike73

I wish they made the part already with the holes...

I wish they made the part already with the holes drilled.

Many would buy it !!😁😁
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Posted By bikemike73

175.00 is a STEAL!!!! Buy it NOW...

175.00 is a STEAL!!!!


Buy it NOW !!!🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲


I have one of these bikes!!!
Very quick!!!!

Then you can just sell yours
11-19-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By bikemike73

Oyama CX E8 D I Foldable Ebike

Hi,

I have an Oyama ebike circa 2018, that I got from a friend.

Everything works great except for the electrical.
The hole where the charger plugs into on the bike had some green residue...
11-19-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By bikemike73

Whatever is the most comfortable for YOU.... ...

Whatever is the most comfortable for YOU....


THAT is the correct position.

I tend to have mine angled in relation to the downtube.

It's the most comfortable for me :)
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Views: 672
Posted By bikemike73

Whatever sells on Ebay subtract fees which is...

Whatever sells on Ebay subtract fees which is about 15 %
Ebay is 10 %
PayPal 4 or 5 %

Then time selling, shipping, going to shipping stores.


I sell and buy on Ebay which is great for both....
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Posted By bikemike73

Looks to be in near mint condition !!! Not...

Looks to be in near mint condition !!!

Not many of these around in this condition !!!!!!

If it was here...I would buy it !!!

Hop on the train and go get it !!!!
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Posted By bikemike73

Looks to be in EXCELLENT CONDITION !!!!! ...

Looks to be in EXCELLENT CONDITION !!!!!

Slightly small frame that some might say ...hurt the value. But if it fits then perfect !!!!

I might pay $1800.

That is a serious offer, and I think...
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Posted By bikemike73

1970s Schwinn 3 Speed Speedster near MINT

Hi,

Asking for a friend of mine who just acquired this bike.

Has no idea of value.

As always....appreciate any and all help.

Thank you...
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Posted By bikemike73

Make room and keep the bike. The sentimental...

Make room and keep the bike.

The sentimental value will far exceed the dollar amount.

Very sorry for your loss :(
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Posted By bikemike73

The link does not work..at least for me. ...

The link does not work..at least for me.

Repost and test so we can see pics

I LOVE Colnago, and they are fairly rare depending on location
11-05-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,440
Posted By bikemike73

UPDATE I received my " Brifter" back from...

UPDATE

I received my " Brifter" back from Pat at Branford Bike in about 8 days.!!!!

Works perfect!!!

VERY REASONABLE in the repair price !!!!

Thank YOU Pat at Branford Bike.
11-05-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By bikemike73

I had an issue with the same brifter, 8 speed...

I had an issue with the same brifter, 8 speed Campy. The LEFT one would not " return" to the small chainring.

I did not want to do the work myself being that I do/didn't know how to fix and what...
11-02-21, 05:43 PM
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Views: 2,529
Posted By bikemike73

I think I would bring it to a bike shop and have...

I think I would bring it to a bike shop and have them repair it. Depending on how bad it is, shouldn't be too bad.

If you do bring it in to the shop, I would clean the bike first.

Good Luck and...
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Views: 512
Posted By bikemike73

The 600 Tri- color is an excellent group. ...

The 600 Tri- color is an excellent group.

VERY SMOOTH

I have it on my EM.

Value...depends on how quickly you want to sell and where you want to sell.

I would say around $300.00 for...
11-01-21, 06:22 PM
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Views: 753
Posted By bikemike73

Remember a VERY important rule to live...

Remember a VERY important rule to live by...............


" Always room for ONE more " :)....maybe 2 :):):)

Sometimes we just have to " save a bike"........or is just so special and rare we...
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Posted By bikemike73

I have a RWB 1991 Paramount. LOVE IT !! ...

I have a RWB 1991 Paramount.

LOVE IT !!

$300.00 is a fair price.

Looks to be in good condition.

Hard to really tell from only one pic.....
10-30-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 573
Posted By bikemike73

Absolutely BEAUTIFUL !!!!! !!!! WELL worth...

Absolutely BEAUTIFUL !!!!! !!!!

WELL worth the wait !!!

Love Colnagos !!!!!


For me, I would hang it on my wall as Art !!!!

TOO nice to ride :)
10-27-21, 06:43 PM
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Views: 719
Posted By bikemike73

Beautiful bike !!!! GREAT SCORE!!!! ...

Beautiful bike !!!!
GREAT SCORE!!!!

Congrats!!!!!🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲
10-27-21, 06:33 PM
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Views: 664
Posted By bikemike73

For me it depends on what bike and components ...

For me it depends on what bike and components

Campy components get campy cables

Others jaqwire or shimano

I have ordered some of those cables you get 10 for like 12.00

They are MUCH...
10-27-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By bikemike73

UPDATE!!!!! I used the Mr. clean eraser. ...

UPDATE!!!!!


I used the Mr. clean eraser.

2 sponges fell apart....

This did not work for me.
10-27-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks pb and others who suggested the Mr. Clean ...

Thanks pb and others who suggested the Mr. Clean

I ordered the m Mr. clean eraser sponge the other day and will try that.

If it works...that will be great, I'll have the new hoods as back -up...
10-26-21, 01:07 PM
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Views: 685
Posted By bikemike73

That Park Tool is .." cool" I only have one...

That Park Tool is .." cool"

I only have one bike with an internal cable. It runs on the top tube only.

Hope I never need to replace it

Good Luck and be patient .

Excellent info and...
10-26-21, 06:58 AM
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Posted By bikemike73

Thanks surferosa and all the other responses. ...

Thanks surferosa and all the other responses.

I ordered the ones from the Ebay link.


Very much appreciated

Stay/be safe my friends 🚲🚲🚲🚲🚴‍♂️🚴‍♂️🚴‍♂️🚴‍♂️🚴‍♂️🚴‍♂️🚴‍♂️
10-25-21, 04:19 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Yes Please post some pics of those who have...

Yes

Please post some pics of those who have tried.:)
10-25-21, 04:06 PM
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Views: 311
Posted By bikemike73

I have 4 of these Sport Tourers 1973 and they are...

I have 4 of these Sport Tourers 1973 and they are VERY SMOOTH AND STABLE !!!!!!

Certainly not considered a " lightweight" by todays standards, but how many of us are in to racing ???

I like to...
10-25-21, 03:41 PM
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Views: 369
Posted By bikemike73

Will these work ********** ...

Will these work **********

...
10-25-21, 03:32 PM
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Views: 369
Posted By bikemike73

Replacement Hoods Shimano please help

Hi

I measured the hoods that are on the bike now and are 3 inches long by 2 inches wide.

Cane creek measures at 4 inches in length.

Is there any other replacement hoods the size I need 2 x...
10-23-21, 09:21 AM
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Views: 469
Posted By bikemike73

Buy the Schwinn Voyager. They are VERY good bikes...

Buy the Schwinn Voyager. They are VERY good bikes

The World Traveler is a decent bike. My friend STILL has his from 1973 !!!!!!

We went for a ride this summer. Still looks great in Opaque Green...
10-21-21, 07:20 PM
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Views: 560
Posted By bikemike73

BEAUTUFUL AND RARE BIKE !!!!!!!!!! If it...

BEAUTUFUL AND RARE BIKE !!!!!!!!!!


If it was closer....maybe :)

Good Luck with sale.

Hopefully you will not have to ship it
10-21-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks guys !!!! Really appreciate the...

Thanks guys !!!!


Really appreciate the help !!!!!:):thumb:
10-21-21, 05:10 PM
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Views: 142
Posted By bikemike73

Rim size 27 x 1.0. Tire replacement size help needed

Hi


I picked up a Univega nuovo sport today.

Looked like 700 tires but cleaning the rim they are 27 x 1

Could I put a 27 x 1/4 ????
1/8 ?
10-20-21, 07:42 AM
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Posted By bikemike73

Thanks for all the responses. I will try...

Thanks for all the responses.

I will try some nail polish as suggested above !!


Thank you !! :)
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Posted By bikemike73

Beautiful bike !!!!! I would think 1700 -...

Beautiful bike !!!!!


I would think 1700 - 2000.


As usual, start high ....all depends how bad someone may want it.

If it was closer I might be interested :)
10-19-21, 05:55 AM
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Views: 554
Posted By bikemike73

Where did you find BTinNYC**********?

Where did you find BTinNYC**********?
10-19-21, 05:31 AM
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Views: 554
Posted By bikemike73

Where did you find BTinNYC********************?

Where did you find BTinNYC********************?
10-18-21, 05:30 PM
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Views: 554
Posted By bikemike73

Great ideas !!! I might try a automotive...

Great ideas !!!

I might try a automotive body shop

There is a nail polish I found but not available in the US :(

Thanks for the replies !!
10-17-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 575
Posted By bikemike73

WOW !!!! What a time capsule !!!!! You...

WOW !!!!

What a time capsule !!!!!

You do not see these 11.8 everyday.

And NEVER in this pristine condition !!!

This is a GREAT bike, and will last for YEARS !!!!!!
10-17-21, 06:49 AM
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Views: 554
Posted By bikemike73

CHROME touch up paint, has anyone ever used ?

Hi,

Wondering id anyone has had any luck with CHROME touch up paint.

Not silver...........but chrome.

There are a few areas on my chrome fork I would like to " touch up""

Googled it it...
10-17-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,440
Posted By bikemike73

I recently became the owner of 8 speed Campy Ergo...

I recently became the owner of 8 speed Campy Ergo power shifters.

I did not see this forum had a separate category for these shifters so I posted in the mechanic section.

For me, my LEFT...
10-17-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By bikemike73

Campagnolo Ergo power shifter maintenence ..grease

Would it be ok to use a white Lithium spray grease for the shifters ?

Or should you squeeze a little in there and work it in ?

Appreciate all your help.

Thank you
10-17-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By bikemike73

Thank you cxwrench and Andy !!!! VERY much...

Thank you cxwrench and Andy !!!!

VERY much appreciate your expertise, knowledge , and time !!!

Stay/ be safe my friends !!:giver:
10-16-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By bikemike73

Campagnolo Mirage 9 speed Ergo power shifters

Hi,

Just wondering is this for a triple chainring or two ?


Googled it and both came up, but there was no difference in model.


Is it just an adjustment from 2 to 3 for the Front...
10-15-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By bikemike73

Could be just a simple adjustment to tightening...

Could be just a simple adjustment to tightening the shift lever.

Does the lever move, or is it loose ?

Does 1st gear work ok if you are on a flat or slight uphill grade ?

Posts some pics.
...
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Views: 692
Posted By bikemike73

Plus 1 ^ Mackers !!!!

Plus 1 ^ Mackers !!!!
10-15-21, 11:31 AM
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Views: 2,906
Posted By bikemike73

Great Info as always !! Thanks Jazek !!!!! ...

Great Info as always !!

Thanks Jazek !!!!!

Stay/ be safe !!
10-14-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By bikemike73

Campagnolo 8 speed Ergo power shifter repair service

Hi,

I have a Campy 8 speed ergo power shifter that the "return" is not working.

On another thread was told probably need the 2 Return springs ( one large, one small ) and carrier ring. The...
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