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09-07-10, 07:07 PM
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Posted By jinx4

Colnago Tecnos 2000 54 CLEAN!! ...

Colnago Tecnos 2000 54 CLEAN!!

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=130428652350&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT
01-24-09, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13,464
Views: 2,686,763
Posted By jinx4

Those Hercules bikes are awesome! I ended up with...

Those Hercules bikes are awesome! I ended up with one in about the same condition and fixed it up for my wife. I dig riding it around too. The powder coater was supposed to do it in a copper color,...
01-14-09, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,590
Posted By jinx4

Nice bike. That is about a 95-98 I think. At the...

Nice bike. That is about a 95-98 I think. At the time Fisher was still independent, but was licensing OCLV frames from Trek and repainting them. Shortly thereafter when they were absorbed into Trek...
Forum: Touring
01-03-09, 06:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,113
Posted By jinx4

I posted up in the C&V too, but here is my 86...

I posted up in the C&V too, but here is my 86 Schwinn Passage before/after. My first touring bike. It's a bit too small and will most likely find a new owner, but it rides really nice and has bitten...
12-13-08, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,091
Posted By jinx4

Thanks for the kind words. I have built literally...

Thanks for the kind words. I have built literally hundreds of bikes, but this one was really enjoyable.



Cheap Kendas 27" X 1 1/4" 9.99/pc



I have done some searching, and have found the...
12-13-08, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,091
Posted By jinx4

Schwinn Passage rides again! Before / After

I have only found a couple mentions of the Passage, so I thought I would share my rebuild.

I work for a local shop when they need an extra hand, and I was given this bike as a throw away....
12-05-08, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By jinx4

The green bike pictured in the auction is the...

The green bike pictured in the auction is the same (picture) from VO.

http://www.velo-orange.com/vopahufr.html
12-04-08, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,113,415
Posted By jinx4

Have: Well, after getting a positive ID on this...

Have:
Well, after getting a positive ID on this as an early Mondia Cross frame, I feel better offering it up. It is roughly a 56. (54.5 seat tube x 56 top tube). Swiss BB, 27.2 post, campy...
11-29-08, 09:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,298
Posted By jinx4

Retyred - awesome!! You certainly put all...

Retyred - awesome!! You certainly put all question to rest. VERY nice rack of French ladies you have there. This is my general knock around:

http://velospace.org/files/leorange.jpg

The paint...
11-26-08, 08:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,298
Posted By jinx4

Wow. Thanks guys. I am really happy I decided to...

Wow. Thanks guys. I am really happy I decided to post it up here.

Now I am super bummed it's too big. I have been kicking around the idea of building up a vintage cross bike out of an old Schwinn...
11-26-08, 09:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,298
Posted By jinx4

I really appreciate the perspectives you guys are...

I really appreciate the perspectives you guys are throwing on this by the way.
11-26-08, 09:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,298
Posted By jinx4

I think it is the original because there was the...

I think it is the original because there was the same sparkly green paint that was in the nooks of the frame under the bad brush paint. It looks original on the steerer tube.



I inspected the...
11-25-08, 03:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,298
Posted By jinx4

To clarify, the "Mondia" that was on the down...

To clarify, the "Mondia" that was on the down tube was hardware store precut vinyl lettering. Not a real decal.

I did as much research on Mondia as I could, and it seems they all had cut outs or...
11-25-08, 01:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,298
Posted By jinx4

What do I have here? PICS

So my brother-in-law tells me he picked up a bike to make a single speed out of. Cool. Asked me to come over and help out. I get there just as he is about to take a hacksaw to the cable guides on the...
11-11-08, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 457,992
Posted By jinx4

I have: ReLoad civilian bag. Kelly green,...

I have:

ReLoad civilian bag. Kelly green, white cargo pockets, grey interior. Sold my Chrome bag to get it, used it 4 times, don't like it. A couple of dirt marks from the floor, other than that...
09-25-08, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By jinx4

If you are looking for a single color job, check...

If you are looking for a single color job, check out Lee at Pristine Powdercoat (http://www.pristinepowdercoating.com/)

He is a super nice guy and has done several frames for my buddy and I.
...
06-01-08, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By jinx4

jjvw, I saw that bike too! I almost called...

jjvw,

I saw that bike too! I almost called on it...but I just finished building a new 3spd for my lady. I really had no reason, other than it is super cool!

Great score!
04-29-08, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,425
Posted By jinx4

eh-heh...I see now. I thought it was a long...

eh-heh...I see now. I thought it was a long "bolt" that went from the top of the bell dome all the way through to the boss. VO to the rescue...again.
04-29-08, 06:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,425
Posted By jinx4

I have a Peugeot that I am reworking also...AND...

I have a Peugeot that I am reworking also...AND want to bolt a bell to the same shifter boss. How did you mount it, or what kind of bell is it? All the ones I have seen are rivited together.

Nice...
04-23-08, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,791
Posted By jinx4

Blog it! I think this can easily be expanded...

Blog it! I think this can easily be expanded on...look forward to seeing what others come up with.

Oddly enough, the leather was about the same thickness at the soft part of the grip I removed....
04-23-08, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,791
Posted By jinx4

DIY Leather Grips

Inspired by the Brooks "Ring" grips and not feeling right about throwing hundred dollar grips on a 30 dollar townie, I got to digging through my used and abused box.

Turns out I saved some old...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-20-08, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By jinx4

It's not just a bolt. It seems to be a pin with a...

It's not just a bolt. It seems to be a pin with a quick release type lever. This is the best picture I could find of another bike:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2056/2428826932_93c624c0d3_o.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-19-08, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By jinx4

Problem is...I've never seen one. All I have is...

Problem is...I've never seen one. All I have is the frame.

I have asked some members with the same bike for a picture of the "lock", but no luck. Here is the frame hinge:
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-18-08, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By jinx4

Locking pin for an Auto-Mini?

So aside from the machine shop, buying a complete bike, or a Leprechaun...is there somewhere that I might find a locking mechanism for my Iverson Auto-Mini?

I am to the point of having it welded...
04-11-08, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 281,382
Posted By jinx4

53 Cinellii Olympic at a reasonable price in...

53 Cinellii Olympic at a reasonable price in Colorado. I wish I had the jingle...always likes these and it's my size.

http://denver.craigslist.org/bik/638419753.html
04-02-08, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 975
Posted By jinx4

GREAT Finds! Thanks for the heads up.

GREAT Finds! Thanks for the heads up.
04-01-08, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 975
Posted By jinx4

Early 1900's style wool jersey?

Thought I would chime in here.

I have an original Swobo long sleeve wool jersey that has done me proud for the last (10?) years but is on it's way out...so I am in the market for a new staple.
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03-29-08, 03:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By jinx4

Yea...Mondia. Swiss made. I have a road frame...

Yea...Mondia. Swiss made. I have a road frame that has the same seat stay "wrap" at the seat tube junction. Most of them have a serial number stamped into the top of the stay. I was able to place...
03-28-08, 10:59 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 60,735
Posted By jinx4

http://galeon.com/tarangu/nuevasfotos/van.jpg ...

http://galeon.com/tarangu/nuevasfotos/van.jpg

Fuente and Thevenet(?)

I think it's Luis Ocana from Spain
01-18-08, 05:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,330
Posted By jinx4

heh...just found a "before" pic! ...

heh...just found a "before" pic!

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/116/295116577_65982cc4dd.jpg
01-18-08, 05:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,330
Posted By jinx4

nice bikes you guys. cOurt, great picture!...

nice bikes you guys.

cOurt, great picture! Love the workspace. Rossi. Nice.

hanjin, coming from a guy who sold Ducati's...the wholesale costs on the upgrades to your M750 are staggering! My...
12-31-07, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 2,600,084
Posted By jinx4

Hey ~stella, what size chainring and guard...

Hey ~stella,

what size chainring and guard are you running? Awesome build!
12-27-07, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By jinx4

As long as you keep the brand / speeds...

As long as you keep the brand / speeds consistent, you are usually good to go. I have used XT rear derailleurs with Ultegra 9 STI shifters no problem. I have also set up flat bar commuters with XT...
12-26-07, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 2,600,084
Posted By jinx4

VERY nice dubstylee. Lost a Leffe Blonde...

VERY nice dubstylee.

Lost a Leffe Blonde yesterday to a paper bag with a soggy bottom. Christmas can be so cruel.

What does your poprad weigh in at?
12-02-07, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 2,600,084
Posted By jinx4

Looks almost like the ancient flag of Portugal......

Looks almost like the ancient flag of Portugal...
Not too many rounded bottom flags.
11-17-07, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By jinx4

wow that is odd. I just mounted a new set to try...

wow that is odd. I just mounted a new set to try out. I have ridden Ritchey's for some time with no real issues, but needed some new tires and this is what they had. What trails are you riding around...
11-13-07, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By jinx4

When heading down a slippery slope...as we all do...

When heading down a slippery slope...as we all do from time to time...keeping your posterior back is right on, but try a bit of a loose(er) grip on the bars and keep the knees bent all shock absorber...
10-25-07, 01:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,540
Posted By jinx4

Got mine in the box yesterday! AWESOME. Very well...

Got mine in the box yesterday! AWESOME. Very well done upthecrooks!
10-24-07, 02:25 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 19,242
Posted By jinx4

For the record I am a jackass most of the time....

For the record I am a jackass most of the time. Work hard at it. Worlds too serious a place not to be. But when a 19yr old (helloamerican) who has self proclaimed just gotten into fixed gear riding...
10-24-07, 01:56 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 19,242
Posted By jinx4

Eh...yea typo'd that one. My bad. Yea I read it....

Eh...yea typo'd that one. My bad. Yea I read it. Jackass was certainly insinuated. But again, what is the big fault with my post?
10-24-07, 01:41 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 19,242
Posted By jinx4

OK. More name calling, and jackass I may...

OK. More name calling, and jackass I may be....but what exactly have I stated that is so wrong? What are you disputing? And yes I did see the posted link to the Vivalo site stating a loss of...
10-23-07, 09:53 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 19,242
Posted By jinx4

heh. Don't kid yourself. I have worked in the...

heh. Don't kid yourself. I have worked in the bike industry from design and manufacture on down for the last 15+ years. I have seen most every make, model, and genre of frame fail in one way or...
10-23-07, 10:11 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 19,242
Posted By jinx4

or using a frame designed for a glassy smooth...

or using a frame designed for a glassy smooth indoor surface on potholed streets doing barspins and wheelies.

probably lasers though.
10-18-07, 06:44 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 12,944
Posted By jinx4

I actually had soda come out the nose on reading...

I actually had soda come out the nose on reading that. fantastic reply!
10-17-07, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By jinx4

It's a bit weird at first for sure. Concentrate...

It's a bit weird at first for sure. Concentrate on pedaling VERY smooth but steady to get started and keep it going. If you mash your first pedal stroke down and then ease up it will more likely run...
10-09-07, 07:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,327
Posted By jinx4

www.yancopads.com

www.yancopads.com
10-02-07, 06:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,540
Posted By jinx4

there is a dedicated postal worker rushing 3 of...

there is a dedicated postal worker rushing 3 of them to you as we...write.
09-30-07, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2,709
Views: 342,892
Posted By jinx4

They (selle san marco) are calling it the Concor...

They (selle san marco) are calling it the Concor Sette Zero. Most shops should be able to order it from QBC @ $75.

I have had a few through the shop I work at. Very close in shape / padding to the...
09-27-07, 08:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,540
Posted By jinx4

mine will be in the post tomorrow from denver.

mine will be in the post tomorrow from denver.
09-18-07, 03:27 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,156,740
Posted By jinx4

gyeswho- i usually dislike aerospokes, but...

gyeswho-

i usually dislike aerospokes, but you done it up right on the GT.
the cannondale is also just so!
your addiction is serving well.
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