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03-10-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 269
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Posted By BluesDaddy

J.Higgins check this one out

J.Higgins check this one out
02-23-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,327
Posted By BluesDaddy

That poster was on the (bathroom) wall of the...

That poster was on the (bathroom) wall of the bike shop I worked in back in the summer of 1994. The one I remember had the tag line "A non ci resist"
10-09-18, 12:15 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 17,435
Posted By BluesDaddy

I'm uselessly late to this thread but I'll chip...

I'm uselessly late to this thread but I'll chip in something I did recently. I produced a piece on a runner for our magazine show and I used a GoPro Karma Grip with a Hero 5 Black for a lot of the...
06-19-18, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,232
Posted By BluesDaddy

I havenít weighed it and probably wonít. The...

I havenít weighed it and probably wonít. The aluminum crank & rims knock off a lot of weight versus the stock parts. It feels really nice cruising down the rail trail at a sporty pace.
As for the...
06-13-18, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,232
Posted By BluesDaddy

Thanks for the replies! I did try the trigger...

Thanks for the replies! I did try the trigger shifter under the right brake lever but it didnít fit there. Might have been blocking the brake lever. I was a little bummed because I know thatís the...
06-12-18, 09:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,232
Posted By BluesDaddy

more pics... ...

more pics...
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/bc0aa69d_ae6a_4876_a37e_357c1bcdb9c0_58878b4eba6dd34e7096accaed03acd0bbe1b686.jpeg...
06-12-18, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,232
Posted By BluesDaddy

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/c0ca6e41_c457_404d_8197_ccfd425d380d_2fad02f78e1df8b1e3476624f07ace78a7564c2e.jpeghttps://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/...
06-12-18, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,232
Posted By BluesDaddy

1964 Raleigh Sports

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/5ee767d0_dab1_4c49_8338_38146ff99e15_13716b466b22b1e332c92d0055f788a40de48d12.jpeg
This project has been underway for 6 years. Six....
03-28-18, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 915
Posted By BluesDaddy

For me, there are a few important things to check...

For me, there are a few important things to check to avoid buying a money pit:
Stem/post... bring an Allen wrench to make sure they are not stuck.
Wheels... quick spin to see they’re true enough...
03-27-18, 09:00 PM
Replies: 60,360
Views: 9,007,706
Posted By BluesDaddy

https://nh.craigslist.org/bik/d/specialized-epic-r...

https://nh.craigslist.org/bik/d/specialized-epic-road-bike/6544751796.html

Looks like ~1994 Epic carbon with Tricolor and early 8 speed STIs
03-26-18, 12:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,712
Posted By BluesDaddy

Great looking frame! I bet a Shimano 5500 group...

Great looking frame! I bet a Shimano 5500 group would look sweet on that. From the description it sounds like it would fit someone who usually would ride a 58?
02-21-18, 07:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,926
Posted By BluesDaddy

Get one of those mixtes with 2 brake bridges...

Get one of those mixtes with 2 brake bridges...
02-19-18, 12:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,744
Posted By BluesDaddy

*excellent*

*excellent*
02-06-18, 04:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,744
Posted By BluesDaddy

That is a very good offer and I wish you the best...

That is a very good offer and I wish you the best of luck with your sale. Like Hobbiano , if I bought those I'd end up spending a lot more... and I'm currently sinking +$250 into getting a "$30...
02-05-18, 04:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,832
Posted By BluesDaddy

This is why I stop at Ultegra. Dura Ace is too...

This is why I stop at Ultegra. Dura Ace is too frequently incompatible. Most Shimano freehub bodies can be removed with a simple 10mm Allen.
01-25-18, 04:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,744
Posted By BluesDaddy

My completely unfettled, un-upgraded Racers,...

My completely unfettled, un-upgraded Racers, fitted with cheap MTB pads, offer surprisingly good stopping power. Can you guarantee that these will not cause noticeable reduction in the Earth's...
01-08-18, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 175,625
Posted By BluesDaddy

ISO: compact crank 50/34, square taper or isis,...

ISO: compact crank 50/34, square taper or isis, 170mm arms, rider condition OR 34T middle ring 110BCD
FOR TRADE: 130 BCD Double, round or BioPace Shimano 105; Campy Mirage (?) triple; 80's Shimano...
12-14-17, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By BluesDaddy

Beautiful! Love the black scheme.

Beautiful! Love the black scheme.
10-02-17, 04:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,073
Posted By BluesDaddy

Always at night when the rest of the family is...

Always at night when the rest of the family is asleep.
I have an old but quality set of computer speakers that I plug into my iPhone & listen to some good tunes while I work down in the basement.
09-21-17, 02:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,946
Posted By BluesDaddy

No chain hanger peg on there? Was that something...

No chain hanger peg on there? Was that something that came along later?
09-14-17, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,011
Posted By BluesDaddy

The stem and seatpost are cromoly by Avenir......

The stem and seatpost are cromoly by Avenir... hence the "Avenir Equipped" decal. Stock crank was Shimano 105.
That frame has GREAT feel. Comfortable on rough road and very snappy out of the saddle....
09-01-17, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,629
Posted By BluesDaddy

I tried an RX100 short-cage paired with a 7-speed...

I tried an RX100 short-cage paired with a 7-speed 32T cassette & the upper pulley rode directly against the 32T cog. Tried swapping a long cage onto the RX100 body & it didn't improve. Changed to a...
07-02-17, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By BluesDaddy

I'm pretty sure I have several; 600EX, Ultegra &...

I'm pretty sure I have several; 600EX, Ultegra & RX100. PM me so I don't forget to look when I get home.
06-12-17, 10:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,263
Posted By BluesDaddy

I definitely went over my usual stingy limit to...

I definitely went over my usual stingy limit to pick up a cool 1997 Trek UAV 1 "performance hybrid" because it has a Manitou 700C suspension fork. I'm planning a monster cross/gravel build.
I'm...
06-06-17, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By BluesDaddy

I have a Cannondale-built LL Bean mtb frame....

I have a Cannondale-built LL Bean mtb frame. Oversize aluminum frame & steel fork.
Top tube 53.5
Seat tube 46 C-C / 51 C-T
Double eyelets at dropouts
Cantis
26" wheel
05-25-17, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 175,625
Posted By BluesDaddy

New shifter for 7.99 at Art's Cyclery SRAM MRX...

New shifter for 7.99 at Art's Cyclery
SRAM MRX Front Shifter (http://www.artscyclery.com/descpage-05806.html?gclid=CKSi64W6i9QCFc-Kswodd8AGwA)
05-11-17, 10:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,886
Posted By BluesDaddy

Felt Burner with 2-speed kickback ...

Felt Burner with 2-speed kickback

http://www.feltbicycles.com/Resources/ProductPhotos/LargeBikes/felt_bicycles_burner_2spd(1).jpg

Burner 2-SP - Felt Bicycles...
05-11-17, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 175,625
Posted By BluesDaddy

You want to shift 8 cogs with a 7-speed SIS shift...

You want to shift 8 cogs with a 7-speed SIS shift lever. Starting with "7th Gear" (smallest cog) you click the shift lever 6 times to get to the "1st Gear" position (largest cog on a 7-speed...
05-10-17, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 175,625
Posted By BluesDaddy

There's easily enough lever throw beyond the...

There's easily enough lever throw beyond the "click" for what would be the lowest gear.
05-06-17, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20,089
Views: 3,355,981
Posted By BluesDaddy

https://images.craigslist.org/00W0W_eGIWhfJCoox_12...

https://images.craigslist.org/00W0W_eGIWhfJCoox_1200x900.jpg

Is that the rear brake cable?

https://nh.craigslist.org/bik/6120016885.html
05-04-17, 10:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,590
Posted By BluesDaddy

My $0.02 Honestly I think my esteemed...

My $0.02
Honestly I think my esteemed colleagues on this forum are over-complicating this with valid but excess advice. You're in NYC? Surely there must a hole-in-the-wall used bike shop, bike...
03-24-17, 02:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,954
Posted By BluesDaddy

Great color combo. That is a really well-executed...

Great color combo. That is a really well-executed build.
03-23-17, 03:57 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,354
Posted By BluesDaddy

... low gears: ...

... low gears:

http://i430.photobucket.com/albums/qq27/putmeontv/371FE881-B672-47C6-8342-ADF19B21D759_zps7gfudnc9.jpg
03-14-17, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By BluesDaddy

A rack bolt or bottle cage bolt will fit that

A rack bolt or bottle cage bolt will fit that
03-13-17, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 175,625
Posted By BluesDaddy

Kinda like when you buy some nice 105/Mavic...

Kinda like when you buy some nice 105/Mavic wheels and then discover that some ape was using an ADJUSTABLE WRENCH on the spoke nipples. :twitchy:
03-10-17, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,457
Posted By BluesDaddy

That's only overpriced by about $40.

That's only overpriced by about $40.
03-10-17, 01:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,028
Posted By BluesDaddy

That group had the ST-6400 brifters as an option,...

That group had the ST-6400 brifters as an option, didn't it?
03-10-17, 09:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,961
Posted By BluesDaddy

Good job! What I love about this forum. ...

Good job! What I love about this forum.
https://media.giphy.com/media/VNHWt8dgQsrVC/giphy.gif
02-27-17, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 174,750
Posted By BluesDaddy

I have a Photobucket account that I opened so I...

I have a Photobucket account that I opened so I could post pics here. That's the only use it gets.

http://i430.photobucket.com/albums/qq27/putmeontv/d8270f94.jpg
02-25-17, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 814
Posted By BluesDaddy

1995 ...

1995

http://www.vintage-trek.com/images/trek/95/Trek95.pdf

Headset is 1-1/8"

Original build was Shimano Deore LX with an XT rear changer
02-24-17, 10:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,630
Posted By BluesDaddy

Now is the time for fitting new brake shoes,...

Now is the time for fitting new brake shoes, tweaking derailleur limits & taping bars. Then everything is ready.
02-15-17, 09:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 798
Posted By BluesDaddy

It's a Yeti

It's a Yeti
02-12-17, 09:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,882
Posted By BluesDaddy

People don't talk about oxalic acid they way they...

People don't talk about oxalic acid they way they used too.
The "Don't you DARE repaint that bike!!" folks have chilled out.
SunTour BarCons still sell in 5 minutes.
02-09-17, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By BluesDaddy

Thanks for the assist

Thanks for the assist
02-09-17, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By BluesDaddy

facebook.com / BikeRoar/videos/1210529878995846 ...

facebook.com / BikeRoar/videos/1210529878995846

Anyone know how to make this show up? :crash:
02-09-17, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By BluesDaddy

Fun stop-motion of "Self-Assembling Bike"

Shared from the Internet:

(The C&V is strong with this one)

Edit: don't know why the link I pasted won't show
02-08-17, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 175,625
Posted By BluesDaddy

Just checked the pile of old frames. Closest...

Just checked the pile of old frames. Closest thing I have is a Scott Sandoa, orange, with a 150-ish threaded steerer.
02-02-17, 10:19 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 20,561
Posted By BluesDaddy

Also the small rounded front turn signals ended...

Also the small rounded front turn signals ended in 1969. In 1970 they were larger and had flat chrome tops.
02-02-17, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By BluesDaddy

aHH warm weather. Can't wait. Thank you to Doc.

aHH warm weather. Can't wait.
Thank you to Doc.
02-02-17, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By BluesDaddy

Rear derailleur was dated "JL" Dec '85

Rear derailleur was dated "JL" Dec '85
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