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01-30-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By KtotheF

Thanks for posting, I've always admired that era...

Thanks for posting, I've always admired that era of Trek. One of the guys at Velo Orange posted a build of a similar looking frame a while back, really handsome bike:...
01-12-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By KtotheF

Oh very nice, I helped a friend build up a true...

Oh very nice, I helped a friend build up a true temper trek like that some years ago, I really admired it. I'll pass on this one though, thanks!



It might well come to that, right now I figure...
01-11-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By KtotheF

Thatís ok, thanks, no red bikes Iíve shown her...

Thatís ok, thanks, no red bikes Iíve shown her yet have stirred any interest
01-10-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By KtotheF

Wow, that guy has some sweet bikes! Love the...

Wow, that guy has some sweet bikes! Love the Merckx and the Trek, and in my size too...

Man, that ti Serotta is a steal! Unfortunately she has declared the Serotta typeface ugly, so itís a no-go...
01-09-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By KtotheF

Huge thanks! There's some really fantastic bikes...

Huge thanks! There's some really fantastic bikes on the Italian ebay. I'm quite enamoured with this hot pink Moser:
...
01-09-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By KtotheF

Wow! Some really great ones in there... too bad...

Wow! Some really great ones in there... too bad they're in such rough shape, but for those prices I could maybe budget in repainting... hmmm

That Chesini doesn't look TOO bad, and really neat...
01-09-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 60,330
Views: 9,002,891
Posted By KtotheF

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1066/s_l1600_1__3a4c9b37b3b608e32b91dc8fcd3e9173648df0c4.jpg...
01-08-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By KtotheF

Oh interesting, I hadn't heard of Andy Gilmour,...

Oh interesting, I hadn't heard of Andy Gilmour, he seems to make nice bikes though. I've been admiring this one on ebay:...
01-08-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By KtotheF

Oh yes haha I posted that in that other thread....

Oh yes haha I posted that in that other thread. She liked that one, but the consensus is that it's way over priced, so I demurred. Although I find the longer I look the more I'm willing to spend,...
01-08-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By KtotheF

Oh that looks like a sweet ride! I hear you about...

Oh that looks like a sweet ride! I hear you about collecting stuff... just a year or two ago I ended up selling my wife's beautiful lilac cannondale touring bike that had been collecting dust for a...
01-08-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By KtotheF

Oh I rode one similar to that throughout college,...

Oh I rode one similar to that throughout college, a Trek in that color anyway, I totally wrecked the paint by slamming it into a million bike racks, ugh, still pains me to think about it. I'll pass,...
01-08-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By KtotheF

I am watching ebay but that one must have slipped...

I am watching ebay but that one must have slipped past my notice, very nice, thanks for sending!
01-08-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By KtotheF

Thanks I'll check it out.

Thanks I'll check it out.
01-08-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By KtotheF

Thanks!

Thanks!
01-07-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By KtotheF

My wife, the typographer, was quite taken with...

My wife, the typographer, was quite taken with the Miele font. Too bad it's missing an "E" on the reverse side, haha. Maybe I'll keep an eye out for a nicer specimen, what was their higher range...
01-07-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By KtotheF

Ok thatís about what I though, I was willing to...

Ok thatís about what I though, I was willing to pay a premium for the paint job, but he turned down $350. Guess heís in no hurry!
01-07-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By KtotheF

Thoughts on a Miele Classica

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1600/s_l1600_854841583fbb9c9cf5ba3f297d920f3053699ef4.jpg...
01-07-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By KtotheF

Hmm, she's 5'3", so it might have fit,...

Hmm, she's 5'3", so it might have fit, unfortunately it didn't pique her interest. I think I'm slowly narrowing it down by process of elimination-the highest rated bike I've shown her was a Zunow...
01-07-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By KtotheF

Oh interesting, thatís a nice one, I hadnít...

Oh interesting, thatís a nice one, I hadnít really been looking at modern bikes, never really liked the look of Surly, etc, but thereís probably some Iíve overlooked.

I think it might be a bit...
01-06-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By KtotheF

Ohh thatís a great looking bike, and exactly the...

Ohh thatís a great looking bike, and exactly the kind of thing Iím looking for, unfortunately it got the thumbs down for the color. Sheís a graphic designer so the color has to be just right.

I...
01-06-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By KtotheF

Yep Iíve been keeping an eye on Craigslist and...

Yep Iíve been keeping an eye on Craigslist and Facebook marketplace as well as ebay of course, tough finding good ones in that size though! So Iím expanding my search. Any other forums I should look...
01-06-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By KtotheF

WTB: 47-49cm Steel Frame

Hi All!

I'm building up a bike for my wife, looking for a steel 47-49cm frame and fork. Something medium to high end, Columbus SL, Tange Prestige, etc. Ideally paint in good condition, lighter...
04-24-10, 11:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,721
Posted By KtotheF

wow, check out the paint on those frames he's...

wow, check out the paint on those frames he's selling! gorgeous...

http://www.listingfactoryhost.com/users/eurlle/eBayAuctions/finalproject2/images/DSCN2818_11956821_large.jpg
...
04-17-10, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By KtotheF

those velo orange ones are pretty nice, I bought...

those velo orange ones are pretty nice, I bought them for a friend's bike once, I don't think they're common enough that thieves will carry the allen wrench with the hole in the end you need to...
04-17-10, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20,079
Views: 3,354,887
Posted By KtotheF

Haha, this gave me a chuckle. It's actually not a...

Haha, this gave me a chuckle. It's actually not a bad deal for $7, probably better than spending $100 on a walmart bike.

http://sacramento.craigslist.org/bik/1697366549.html

Vintage P.O.S....
04-15-10, 11:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,749
Posted By KtotheF

niceee looking frame

niceee looking frame
04-07-10, 04:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,643
Posted By KtotheF

Very interesting question, and tough. The way I...

Very interesting question, and tough. The way I thought about it, is there any bike in production right now that'll you'll be able to say in 20 years "2010 _________ in red and black" and bike people...
04-06-10, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,273,294
Posted By KtotheF

I'm looking for a 1" threadless, silver headset....

I'm looking for a 1" threadless, silver headset. The cheapest I've been able to find them anywhere online is $60! I'm just looking for a middle range headset for my commuter bike, can anyone help me...
04-05-10, 08:24 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,783
Posted By KtotheF

What does rivendell sell cheaper than velo orange?

What does rivendell sell cheaper than velo orange?
04-03-10, 11:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,306
Posted By KtotheF

Haha, case in point: I have a program installed...

Haha, case in point: I have a program installed called Flux, it changes the monitor color temperature based on the time of day, so you're not blinded while looking at the screen at night. But I...
04-03-10, 09:13 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,783
Posted By KtotheF

my biggest issue with carbon forks is that...

my biggest issue with carbon forks is that they're painted black, looks terrible on pretty much any color frame, except black. I'm glad manufacturers have finally started painting forks to match the...
04-02-10, 01:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,165
Posted By KtotheF

Fantastic! I recovered a san marco concor a few...

Fantastic! I recovered a san marco concor a few months ago, what a pain! And the folds underneath are not too pretty. I ride it, but it's relegated to my campus bike. I'll have this thread bookmarked...
03-28-10, 11:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,578
Posted By KtotheF

I have a kryptonite evo mini, pretty compact...

I have a kryptonite evo mini, pretty compact little ulock. This probably isn't helpful, but I discovered my messenger bag that I usually have with me has a little loop that is perfect for holding the...
03-28-10, 11:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,998
Posted By KtotheF

it does seem weird, it's not like japan is that...

it does seem weird, it's not like japan is that much closer that the shipping would be so much cheaper
03-17-10, 03:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,465
Posted By KtotheF

I like the chrome =) ...

I like the chrome =)

http://img192.imageshack.us/img192/8158/38067082.jpg

http://img10.imageshack.us/img10/3048/75268958.jpg
03-16-10, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,273,294
Posted By KtotheF

I'm looking for the adaptors that let you use...

I'm looking for the adaptors that let you use regular pedals with shimano dyna drive cranks, the oversized pedal axle ones. Man, I really should have snagged that last set that came up on ebay, I...
01-25-10, 11:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,852
Posted By KtotheF

wow, that sounds amazing, hopefully they take...

wow, that sounds amazing, hopefully they take that back up. I'm one of the aforementioned animal product abstaining individuals, but I've been mighty tempted.
01-15-10, 01:18 AM
Replies: 60,330
Views: 9,002,891
Posted By KtotheF

Dang... this is a smoking deal:...

Dang... this is a smoking deal: http://sacramento.craigslist.org/bik/1552941847.html

Paramount road bike Campy/DA - $300 (Elk Grove)

Date: 2010-01-14, 2:28PM PST
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01-07-10, 10:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 840
Posted By KtotheF

Looks like an Aegis to me, I would vote for early...

Looks like an Aegis to me, I would vote for early to mid 90s carbon

http://www.bermudabicycle.org/newsletter/images/Aegis44cm.JPG
12-31-09, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By KtotheF

Wow, good deal, I was pretty pleased with myself...

Wow, good deal, I was pretty pleased with myself for picking up a really clean pair of 9 spd da barcons yesterday for $55.
12-25-09, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,944
Posted By KtotheF

Really? Dang, that sucks. I thought I was pretty...

Really? Dang, that sucks. I thought I was pretty safe since Sheldon said:



I'm visiting family right now, so I can't tell you exactly what model hubs they are.
12-25-09, 06:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,944
Posted By KtotheF

Is a deore freehub body compatible with an untegra hub?

A friend gave me a pair of wheels with ultegra hubs, but the rear is missing the freehub body. They're fairly modern wheels, they had a 9 speed cassette on them I believe.

I saw this freehub body...
12-24-09, 01:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,695
Posted By KtotheF

sounds interesting, got any pictures? what's...

sounds interesting, got any pictures?

what's going on with the brifters? should be no reason that downtube shifters wouldn't work though.
12-22-09, 10:30 PM
Replies: 60,330
Views: 9,002,891
Posted By KtotheF

check this out! crazy paint job: ...

check this out!

crazy paint job:
...
12-22-09, 12:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,024
Posted By KtotheF

I had a bike with biopace rings a few years ago,...

I had a bike with biopace rings a few years ago, but it was my first road bike, and I never really noticed the difference. I've been curious about trying them again though.

Haven't heard them...
12-18-09, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By KtotheF

Do 8 speed campy record barcons have a index/friction adjustment?

Never had a pair of campy barcons, but I'm looking at a pair of 8spd record ones on ebay:
...
12-17-09, 02:29 AM
Replies: 60,330
Views: 9,002,891
Posted By KtotheF

http://i.ebayimg.com/03/!Bhj9Rl!!Wk~$(KGrHqQOKioEr...

http://i.ebayimg.com/03/!Bhj9Rl!!Wk~$(KGrHqQOKioEry9uc,ReBLJs!nidP!~~_1.JPG
...
12-17-09, 12:06 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,273,294
Posted By KtotheF

In search of: a pair of campy bar-end shifters. ...

In search of: a pair of campy bar-end shifters.

Specifically the rear shifter. More specifically just the lever (I'm going to mount as a thumb shifter). But I'll buy the pair, unless somebody...
12-16-09, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 883
Posted By KtotheF

update: I just realized that even if I had bought...

update: I just realized that even if I had bought the shimano ones, I wouldn't be able to use my shimano dt shifters: the cable comes out of the bar-end lever slightly differently than the dt lever. ...
12-16-09, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 883
Posted By KtotheF

I guess what I'm asking is, can campy dt shifters...

I guess what I'm asking is, can campy dt shifters be used on them? I know for the shimano ones you can use downtube or barend shifters, but I've never owned a pair of campy bar-ends, or dt shifters...
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