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07-28-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By acoffin

I don't think I've ever seen a Medici dressed in...

I don't think I've ever seen a Medici dressed in such beautiful paint! GLWS! I hope we get to see this one built up, it's going to make a stunning rider.
06-16-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,039
Posted By acoffin

It IS totally 80s and totally rad in the way only...

It IS totally 80s and totally rad in the way only something made during the 80s could be. I would love to see somebody drop this kit onto a Smoke Blue and white 89 Master, but it would probably be...
06-13-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,139
Posted By acoffin

57.5-58 ctc square sounds right. I would like to...

57.5-58 ctc square sounds right. I would like to see actual measurements though.
01-23-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 63,704
Posted By acoffin

Yes, I think you can safely assume that font is...

Yes, I think you can safely assume that font is older than the typical font from the mid 70's. If I recall, my research led me to believe the font changed in either 73 or 74, but my memory isn't what...
10-18-18, 09:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,565
Posted By acoffin

Sold

The Ironman is sold. Sorry for not updating this thread earlier.
09-18-18, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By acoffin

Price drop

​Brakeset is sold.
09-16-18, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By acoffin

TA sold

Crank and bb are sold.
09-16-18, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By acoffin

The only marking on the cranks are 170 and an M....

The only marking on the cranks are 170 and an M. However the above info is helpful in determining that I also have a set of Lyotard french thread pedals (as well as distinguish that my Atoms are...
09-15-18, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By acoffin

All I can say for sure is "standard" pedals...

All I can say for sure is "standard" pedals thread on just fine. I can include the ATOM pedals that we're on it when I got it. They are either standard thread, or there is little enough difference...
09-15-18, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By acoffin

TA crank and bottom bracket (French threaded)

170 crank arms, 52/36 chainrings. Races, cones,and bearings all in nice condition. $65 plus shipping. SOLD...
09-15-18, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By acoffin

TA and Mafac

Mafac Competition brake calipers and levers, all pertinent hardware included. $30 plus shipping. SOLD...
09-13-18, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,565
Posted By acoffin

Bump. Make an offer before I decide if I am going...

Bump. Make an offer before I decide if I am going to keep it or part it out.
09-12-18, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,194
Posted By acoffin

All frames are ​​​​​​sold.

All frames are ​​​​​​sold.
09-11-18, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,194
Posted By acoffin

Nobody in line for the Motobecane, Shoota dropped...

Nobody in line for the Motobecane, Shoota dropped out. Will follow up when I get confirmation on the others.
09-10-18, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,194
Posted By acoffin

Stumpjumper Sport

I am guessing this is an 84 or earlier. 51 seat tube ctt, 56 top tube. The threaded fender mounting points at CS bridge and SS bridge is a nice feature. Bullmoose handlebar and btakes inclded. Paint...
09-10-18, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,194
Posted By acoffin

Motobecane Grand Jubilee SOLD

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09-10-18, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,194
Posted By acoffin

Frames for sale

Nishiki Cresta: 60 ctt top tube.(58 ctc), 57 top tube. Includes everything pictured, 610 brake calipers, surly hanger, VO 116 bottom bracket, VO Grand Cru rinko headset, and formerly NOS Laprade seat...
09-10-18, 08:41 AM
Replies: 57,359
Views: 8,321,105
Posted By acoffin

Did anyone else notice the 93/94 RB1 fork? ...

Did anyone else notice the 93/94 RB1 fork?
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09-09-18, 11:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,363
Posted By acoffin

I don't understand. I have been running sprung...

I don't understand. I have been running sprung levers with either Weinmann center pulls or Paul Racers for years. How does the spring have ill effect on the rest of the system. Am I doing something...
09-06-18, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 786
Posted By acoffin

No disrespect to your opinions, but I am...

No disrespect to your opinions, but I am struggling to figure out who you are quoting.
09-05-18, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 786
Posted By acoffin

I would ride it. Not that I need it. Measurements?

I would ride it. Not that I need it. Measurements?
09-04-18, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,565
Posted By acoffin

Shipping is additional, whatever the cost would...

Shipping is additional, whatever the cost would be through bike flights from 63104. Wheels would be shipped separate from the frame. Also, pedals are not included in sale.

Everything Robbie says...
09-04-18, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,565
Posted By acoffin

87 Ironman Expert, 58cm

Selling my beloved Ironman. The frame has seen extremely limited use, but there are a few beausage marks here and there. I am asking $375, which might be above markets value but I am not sure I could...
01-19-17, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,479
Posted By acoffin

Got my stem today. Very nice piece!

Got my stem today. Very nice piece!
01-18-17, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By acoffin

Suntour cable guide hinged

I am trying to understand how this would mount.
Vintage SunTour Bicycle Double Dual Cable Guide Sun Tour | eBay

Anyone have one of these mounted? The only way this makes sense is to mount above...
01-15-17, 12:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,479
Posted By acoffin

Pm sent re the 26.8.

Pm sent re the 26.8.
01-13-17, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By acoffin

Any chance the headset has a 27.0 crown race? I...

Any chance the headset has a 27.0 crown race? I will take it if so.
10-21-16, 01:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,165
Posted By acoffin

Regarding the bars, is there no marking on either...

Regarding the bars, is there no marking on either end? I would have been very confident in guessing Mod 176. Drop can be tricky to measure, but the difference between 130 and 165 seems to be beyond...
10-18-16, 11:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,406
Posted By acoffin

Don't act like this is ebay, because it's...

Don't act like this is ebay, because it's obviously not. We generally show a bit more decorum around here. Not saying you are way out of line. It's just not the way we normally operate with one...
09-23-16, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,070
Posted By acoffin

Yeah,kind of thought it was a long shot looking...

Yeah,kind of thought it was a long shot looking for investment cast lugs there, but was hoping for an investment cast crown. What I can tell from blowing up the pictures, the crown is pressed, not...
09-23-16, 12:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,070
Posted By acoffin

Could you give measurements on seat tube ctt, and...

Could you give measurements on seat tube ctt, and top tube ctc? Are the lugs and fork crown investment cast? The ding does not bother me at all, but I can be a little snobby when if comes to the...
09-18-16, 01:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,273
Posted By acoffin

I'm still waiting to see pictures of the orange...

I'm still waiting to see pictures of the orange one she has:(
09-10-16, 11:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,027
Posted By acoffin

It's too much beauty for my eyes. So lovely, so...

It's too much beauty for my eyes. So lovely, so original, so reasonably priced. I even like the tattered bar tape. That era of Superbe is the only friction system I really desire to own. Glad it's...
08-29-16, 12:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,405
Posted By acoffin

What bar is that? It looks like a Nitto RM013 ,...

What bar is that? It looks like a Nitto RM013 , but my guess is it's French.

BTW, anyone have experiences with the RM013? I am trying to decide between that and a Cowbell for my winter project.
08-26-16, 08:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,405
Posted By acoffin

Nitto B115 (either 42 or 45): I have a real love...

Nitto B115 (either 42 or 45): I have a real love affair with these. The drop, the reach, the flare (I don't know of another bar with this perfect sweet Jesus flare), it all works so perfectly for me....
08-25-16, 10:53 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 48,622
Posted By acoffin

I'm splitting hairs here, but even though I think...

I'm splitting hairs here, but even though I think it's pretty I wish they would have given more of a nod to the original Clubman with the color and graphics, or given the bike another name. It also...
08-24-16, 11:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 48,622
Posted By acoffin

More retro tire clearance than my wife's 2011...

More retro tire clearance than my wife's 2011 Clubman, her's only takes 25's with the fenders. I like the aesthetic and they probably ride alright, but I would not consider buying one. Raleigh has...
08-24-16, 11:22 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 48,622
Posted By acoffin

More retro tire clearance than my wife's 2011...

More retro tire clearance than my wife's 2011 Clubman, her's only takes 25's with the fenders. I like the aesthetic and they probably ride alright, but I would not consider buying one. Raleigh has...
07-25-16, 11:21 PM
Replies: 57,359
Views: 8,321,105
Posted By acoffin

Raliegh Clubman vintage-antique mens bike - $175...

Raliegh Clubman vintage-antique mens bike - $175 (st louis/ 63146)

https://stlouis.craigslist.org/bik/5699555980.html

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07-16-16, 11:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,460
Posted By acoffin

Any idea if 28's and fenders would fit under that...

Any idea if 28's and fenders would fit under that fork crown? Hard to tell from the pics, but looks limited with the 30's.
07-12-16, 09:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,151
Posted By acoffin

I've grown to appreciate a well designed modern...

I've grown to appreciate a well designed modern bike. Hey, at least it is not covered in gaudy decals and a bunch of ugly colors. Obviously it is not a classically styled bike. When your blasting...
07-11-16, 10:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,151
Posted By acoffin

Personally, I think this new Sequoia looks...

Personally, I think this new Sequoia looks killer. It has to be one of the best looking steel production bikes to come from a big name company in a long long time. It looks perfect for my purposes. I...
07-11-16, 08:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,421
Posted By acoffin

Drive side photos are mandatory around here. ...

Drive side photos are mandatory around here.

Pick the one that fits you best and take the best parts between the two frames to make one decent bike. Neither have cottered cranks, so that will make...
04-06-16, 11:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,494
Posted By acoffin

Not sure what the 36t ring is worth, but it looks...

Not sure what the 36t ring is worth, but it looks to be in outstanding condition. Can the OP confirm that the seat post and stem are not seized? That and knowing the frame damage will be big in...
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04-02-16, 11:16 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,865
Posted By acoffin

worst C&V rock band

My wife and I have been drinking and cannot come to agreement on worst rock band. We are mainly disagreeing about Foreigner and Journey, but I am throwing in Rush because it seems appropriate. I...
03-12-16, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,167
Posted By acoffin

I have a Trek head badge laying around somewhere...

I have a Trek head badge laying around somewhere if anyone needs one. Though mine is probably one version newer. Came off a toasted aluminum frame that was dated somewhere between 88 and 92. Drop me...
03-12-16, 01:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 867
Posted By acoffin

I was going to say the same thing as everyone...

I was going to say the same thing as everyone else, but Robbie has the best answer. Those frames appear to be different sizes, so I would put the DA on the one that I thought I would be most...
03-11-16, 12:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 388
Posted By acoffin

6400 crank set, rd

Cranks are 172.5 and in good condition. Rings show some wear but still have plenty of miles in them. Looking to get $45, shipping included (CONUS). SOLD

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03-01-16, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By acoffin

I did say I would be willing to take almost...

I did say I would be willing to take almost anything, no offense, but that is just not going to work for me. Besides, without evidence proving otherwise I would assume that is a 25.4 clamp. Most...
02-29-16, 11:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By acoffin

WTB: Threadless cromoly stem

I am in need of a 1 1/8 threadless stem. 100mm with either a 26, or 31.8 bar clamp. Just like the ones made by Salsa and Kelly back in the day, but I am fine with a knock off version. Condition does...
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