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04-26-22, 09:00 PM
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Posted By WGB

My, my. If you buy it, seller warns you that you...

My, my. If you buy it, seller warns you that you might have a hard time getting parts to rebuild it. And you might use a *****load of either Evaporust or Oxalic acid (or both).
Good to know how...
04-17-22, 07:31 PM
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Posted By Murray Missile

I don't know much about art but............ I...

I don't know much about art but............ I know what I like.
04-14-22, 08:28 PM
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Posted By WGB

Parts might be worth something Interesting...

Parts might be worth something

Interesting repair though.....

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/708313850342003

​​​​​​Beautiful Vintage Bombini Italian Steel Road Bike - 56 cm
$200...
03-22-22, 07:16 PM
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Posted By WGB

​​​​​​https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bik/d/some...

​​​​​​https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bik/d/somerville-miyata-310-bike-vintage/7461691274.htmlmiyata 310 bike. vintage chromoly steel frame. pretty light - $60 (Somerville)I think it was designed...
03-07-22, 02:35 PM
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Posted By malcala622

Lately bike shops within a 20 mile radius have...

Lately bike shops within a 20 mile radius have been lowballing me on my bikes or parts for sale. I figure sometimes a bike shop needs a part for a customers bike but be honest on the offer and I'm...
03-01-22, 12:09 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Hurricane Sandy flood victim, $500 on Staten...

Hurricane Sandy flood victim, $500 on Staten Island, NY
"will not entertain insulting offers. From late 60’s early 70’s. One of the first aluminum frame racing bicycle" 😅...
02-26-22, 05:32 PM
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Posted By madpogue

^^^^^^^^ Not to mention, the seller has some...

^^^^^^^^ Not to mention, the seller has some awesomely good taste in old toys.
02-23-22, 02:04 AM
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Posted By TCollen

"Really cool 10 speed tease racing bike." ...

"Really cool 10 speed tease racing bike."

Anyone would be teasing the Grim Reaper to ride the bike in that arrangement.
02-22-22, 07:12 PM
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Posted By WGB

Alas! I can't buy it as I'm not serious enough ...

Alas! I can't buy it as I'm not serious enough

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/669306904209501

Vintage 10 speed
$100 · In stock
Listed in Edgewater, FL...
02-05-22, 10:01 AM
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Posted By SJX426

theofam - Mark on the brake surface where the...

theofam - Mark on the brake surface where the transition starts for the flat spot on both sides of it. Also mark where it is the most flat. Loosen the spokes a lot so you can allow for the rim to...
01-30-22, 09:30 AM
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Posted By WGB

"But mommy, they were in the "Olymipics" and they...

"But mommy, they were in the "Olymipics" and they were only $800!"

So, seller paid $800 when purchased from a "collector" but willing to sell these highly sought after Olympic bikes for $400?
...
01-15-22, 06:14 AM
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Posted By cb400bill

Interesting fork... ...

Interesting fork...

https://annarbor.craigslist.org/bik/d/ypsilanti-peugeot-city-express-hybrid/7425139031.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00202_jlRmwxRNPP4z_0w60kG_1200x900.jpg
...
01-03-22, 01:28 PM
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Posted By seypat

Condor is still in business. Lots of good info on...

Condor is still in business. Lots of good info on their website. The mid 60s catalog has the lug, seat stay and fork crown options that are on the OP's and my bicycle.
...
01-03-22, 12:57 PM
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Views: 670
Posted By unworthy1

I think seypat may have nailed this, or at least...

I think seypat may have nailed this, or at least got you well into the ID ballpark. If there's a serial number stamped in the NDS DO, and it matched the steerer, then it's a clinch.
01-03-22, 09:22 AM
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Posted By thumpism

Look at this one. Ordinarily you would ignore it,...

Look at this one. Ordinarily you would ignore it, but check some of these details. Cheapo no-name Italian bike boom machine, but it has a couple of surprises for us.
...
01-03-22, 09:06 AM
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Views: 670
Posted By jdawginsc

Looks like a Condor match—maybe the same...

Looks like a Condor match—maybe the same treatment after all.
01-03-22, 04:56 AM
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Views: 670
Posted By Bianchigirll

just an odd Taiwanese thing :innocent: ...

just an odd Taiwanese thing :innocent:


https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/985f895e_09aa_4054_97ed_1179f9bd1e2c_dcbf606b98840379313c34b64b7cba611cdbbbbd.jpeg
Our...
01-02-22, 10:49 AM
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Posted By madpogue

^^^^^^^ Now it's a Bentback.

^^^^^^^ Now it's a Bentback.
12-30-21, 07:23 PM
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Posted By curbtender

Maybe they meant peddles...

Maybe they meant peddles...
12-30-21, 05:31 PM
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Posted By philpeugeot

Don't know if the seller was trying to spell...

Don't know if the seller was trying to spell "exotic" or "Eroica" but either way, got it very wrong.
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/bop/d/pacifica-phil-wood-chp-pedals-erotica/7426826481.html...
12-30-21, 12:34 PM
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Posted By Headpost

Was just a little too big for me . . . ...

Was just a little too big for me . . .


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12-08-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21,062
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Posted By Moe Zhoost

No not much work. Just a simple lift and toss...

No not much work. Just a simple lift and toss into the scrap metal bin.
11-24-21, 08:14 AM
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Posted By Velo Mule

Is that a "fluted" seat post???

Is that a "fluted" seat post???
11-07-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21,062
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Posted By WGB

This is the ad you write after you drink paint ...

This is the ad you write after you drink paint
ESL or just speaking and spelling in tongues?

Ps. Seat may have been removed to paint but seat post wasn't, nor stem, nor shifters, nor tires. I'd...
11-03-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21,062
Views: 3,921,166
Posted By TCollen

I don't have a diagram but I thought of a visual...

I don't have a diagram but I thought of a visual which might work for you.

If a rider managed to hang onto the handlebar while doing an endover, the fork would rotate 180⁰ vertically with the...
11-03-21, 02:58 AM
Replies: 21,062
Views: 3,921,166
Posted By TCollen

Back on Nov 02 JulesCW wrote that someone with an...

Back on Nov 02 JulesCW wrote that someone with an alllen key would be happy. He and I have been thinking the fork should be rotated 180⁰ horizontally. Apparently you thought I meant vertically. Sorry...
09-28-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By juvela

------ looks to be more the Carrera model...

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looks to be more the Carrera model (base) rather than the Carrera Sport

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two frame oddities to be aware of -

while steerer and headset are of BSC dimension steerer I.D. and stem...
07-15-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 21,062
Views: 3,921,166
Posted By WGB

guelphite How can you critique him? He's in...

guelphite
How can you critique him? He's in his racing clothes so he must know what he's talking about! Besides, his bike has cotters he must be into C&V. (alternatively, those cotters haven't...
08-26-20, 09:52 AM
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Posted By cb400bill

"I'll show you how to put a Schrader tube in a...

"I'll show you how to put a Schrader tube in a Presta wheel."
08-26-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21,062
Views: 3,921,166
Posted By Last ride 76

"Rims are messed up, and gearing is a little off, otherwise fine."

"Rims are messed up, and gearing is a little off, otherwise fine." At least he posted the "messed up" part, or is this the fix?:twitchy:...
08-09-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4,871
Views: 513,384
Posted By SurferRosa

ISO: skewer set for 100/126mm. Campy Record or...

ISO: skewer set for 100/126mm. Campy Record or something that looks like it (ofmega, miche, etc.).

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guelphite, you can also look for an old, less expensive SR Custom 2-bolt seatpost to...
06-21-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 48,932
Posted By The Golden Boy

If this is for your bike, and not to sell/flip- I...

If this is for your bike, and not to sell/flip- I guess it comes down to whether you like the levers. Personally- I'd go with slotted levers because I think they look cooler (and I'm not very fond...
06-02-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,619
Posted By jamesdak

I recently had a 1986 Team pass through my place....

I recently had a 1986 Team pass through my place. I thought it was a beautiful bike and rode very well. It was just too similar to several of my other bikes so I passed it on to a very happy new...
12-10-10, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,031
Posted By T-Mar

Hmm, that's exactly what I was just about to say.

Hmm, that's exactly what I was just about to say.
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