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07-30-17, 05:57 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 10,757
Posted By rgver

I am down to 1979 Moto Team Champion with ...

I am down to
1979 Moto Team Champion with Campy 10 speed
and done
06-03-17, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By rgver

This is an old Trek 1220 I picked up a few years...

This is an old Trek 1220 I picked up a few years ago. The paint was too far gone to do anything with so stripped and polished
...
02-06-17, 03:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,660
Posted By rgver

I'd bite on that one too. Loving the pink. Good...

I'd bite on that one too. Loving the pink. Good luck, hope you get it.
01-28-17, 08:10 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 18,688
Posted By rgver

Hydrodipped?

Hydrodipped?
01-28-17, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 783
Posted By rgver

This ratted Trek 1220 was thrown in free with...

This ratted Trek 1220 was thrown in free with another couple of bikes I bought.
http://i1074.photobucket.com/albums/w419/pandorasboxmilford/909477396b1e017bf4b56839f58314c9_zps395e09b0.jpg

...
01-10-17, 01:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,437
Posted By rgver

My biggest cycling regret is selling my...

My biggest cycling regret is selling my Competizione. A beautiful bike to look at and wonderful ride
12-06-16, 03:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,127
Posted By rgver

I'd go with the JB Weld. Force some into the...

I'd go with the JB Weld. Force some into the bottom bracket too to stop your cranks turning off as they only have the one bolt holding each on. JB those pesky quick releases on your wheels too, they...
11-27-16, 02:39 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 42,973
Posted By rgver

Just picked this up tonight. It's going to be my...

Just picked this up tonight. It's going to be my daughters Christmas present. I don't think it will fit her yet, that gives me time to replace some of those steel parts, this weighs a ton.
...
11-17-16, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By rgver

Auto pinstripe tape

Auto pinstripe tape
11-13-16, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By rgver

Macario finished

I finished my early sixties Macario (dated by Macario). It was earlier than the components that I got it with. The original plan was to build it up with 10 speed Campy but plans change. Its a bit of...
11-04-16, 02:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,973
Posted By rgver

I dunno, there's a lot of answers to this thread

I dunno, there's a lot of answers to this thread
10-22-16, 12:39 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,179
Posted By rgver

All time favorite. Still missed ...

All time favorite. Still missed
http://i1074.photobucket.com/albums/w419/pandorasboxmilford/d1246fef-5e41-4815-af72-6fc747a64e24_zpshy6zv1q1.jpg

and this is my current favorite, in a transition...
10-16-16, 06:14 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,970
Posted By rgver

My bike buying and selling paid for more buying...

My bike buying and selling paid for more buying and for my bikes. My wife rolled her eyes when she saw another bike being wrestled out of the car or box of parts carried in after the flea market or...
10-12-16, 12:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 575
Posted By rgver

My biggest problem with packing and shipping my...

My biggest problem with packing and shipping my bike with the move was the 2 1/2 months waiting for the container to arrive. If I had to do it again I would have flown with it as excess luggage. It...
10-09-16, 08:45 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,865
Posted By rgver

Probably not the first tim RobbieTunes has been...

Probably not the first tim RobbieTunes has been shot down by a cougar :roflmao2:
10-07-16, 07:46 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,395
Posted By rgver

No hand needed, I have a couple

No hand needed, I have a couple
10-07-16, 01:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,395
Posted By rgver

The basement is way too damp for them ...

The basement is way too damp for them

http://i1074.photobucket.com/albums/w419/pandorasboxmilford/image_zpsig86i1c8.jpeg
09-26-16, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By rgver

I use gumtree, got a nice Columbus Motobecane on...

I use gumtree, got a nice Columbus Motobecane on there, then there is always car boots
Forum: Jokes & Humor
09-24-16, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,325
Posted By rgver

Cigarette, you have to take him outside for a drag

Cigarette, you have to take him outside for a drag
Forum: Jokes & Humor
09-24-16, 10:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,482
Posted By rgver

you dont sweat much for a fat lass

you dont sweat much for a fat lass
09-17-16, 07:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,335
Posted By rgver

Wish by NIN. I like the original by Nine Inch...

Wish by NIN.
I like the original by Nine Inch Nails, but this live Linkin Park version has a great edge to it, especially out on the bike

http://youtu.be/rWj3zGavjsA
09-14-16, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By rgver

Try an auto parts store for the pin stripe roll....

Try an auto parts store for the pin stripe roll. You will buy enough at one time to do 50 or so bikes, it will leave you plenty of room for error
09-12-16, 03:52 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 37,566
Posted By rgver

Congrats to the winners. As mentioned somewhere...

Congrats to the winners. As mentioned somewhere in the thread it would be great to see a where are they now.

My bike is still rolling, although not on its front tubular anymore. At about the 200k...
09-01-16, 02:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,235
Posted By rgver

My favorite quote of the thread. Oh the irony,...

My favorite quote of the thread.
Oh the irony, wait were you just being coolly ironic. It has so many layers.
Sorry DMC I had to :)
Replies: 36
Views: 1,571
Posted By rgver

The prelude is a better bike as well as being a...

The prelude is a better bike as well as being a better presented bike.

For a fully tuned up ready to ride bike, that LeTour looks more like it is a before picture in the clunker challenge thread....
07-30-16, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,054
Posted By rgver

Wanting a definitive answer about this bike I...

Wanting a definitive answer about this bike I emailed Macario in Spain with the help of Google translator. I got this back

Estimado cliente

Pues podemos decirle con toda seguridad que SI es...
07-17-16, 05:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 938
Posted By rgver

I'm 5'10 and ride 56, 58cm, 54s seem very small...

I'm 5'10 and ride 56, 58cm, 54s seem very small for me
07-17-16, 02:28 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,004
Posted By rgver

A wild BUTTHURT appeared. BUTTHURT used CRYBABY...

A wild BUTTHURT appeared. BUTTHURT used CRYBABY it wasn't very effective
07-16-16, 08:44 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 37,566
Posted By rgver

Thats rough, I actually like my clunker, it may...

Thats rough, I actually like my clunker, it may get better treatment after the contest and make a regular rider. Extra points to you though if you hate riding it and complete the mileage
07-15-16, 08:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,594
Posted By rgver

I've done well at flea markets, my best wheel...

I've done well at flea markets, my best wheel deal was three pairs for $5 each at a Salvation Army, Mavic cosmics, Rolf and gipemme. All were in great shape
07-15-16, 05:12 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 37,566
Posted By rgver

Here is my entry up and running. It was bought as...

Here is my entry up and running. It was bought as a bike less wheels, chain, pedals and love. I decided to continue this bikes history of no love with the least effort and money involved.
The rear...
07-11-16, 02:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,508
Posted By rgver

These buyers have to be local to somewhere

These buyers have to be local to somewhere
07-03-16, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By rgver

I had a pair that had donethesame, rode them many...

I had a pair that had donethesame, rode them many miles before a glass cut wrecked one (contact area not sidewall) and the other had numerous nicks and small cuts. The only issue I had was that they...
06-25-16, 04:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 736
Posted By rgver

Glad to see you sorted it

Glad to see you sorted it
06-25-16, 04:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 736
Posted By rgver

I flexed the frame of my Lemond to rub, downshift...

I flexed the frame of my Lemond to rub, downshift or shift off the small ring. Only bike I've had that flexed like that.
06-22-16, 06:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,220
Posted By rgver

That area of Hopkinton is a nightmare anyway, why...

That area of Hopkinton is a nightmare anyway, why not just make it a little more of a cyclist death trap. Hopkinton should concentrate on the already promised MUP linking on to Milfords excellent...
06-17-16, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,305
Posted By rgver

I had one, the original seat had little stick...

I had one, the original seat had little stick figure triathletes. a was a nice rider but I had no space in my fleet at the time
...
06-14-16, 03:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,072
Posted By rgver

I'm at 50% on my bikes, the Motobecane C5 and...

I'm at 50% on my bikes, the Motobecane C5 and Arthur Caygill are ready to go, my Macario is a slow project, buying parts before the retro mod build and my Dawes Giro is waiting for cheap parts to...
06-10-16, 12:35 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 37,566
Posted By rgver

My entry is no more. Well at least it doesn't...

My entry is no more. Well at least it doesn't belong to me anymore. I was offered actual money for it and naturally had to take it in the spirit of the "buy it" clause. I do have another candidate...
06-05-16, 08:16 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 37,566
Posted By rgver

Here s mine, the trash picked Apollo Eclipse...

Here s mine, the trash picked Apollo Eclipse after a little fussing over, the chain oiled and a quick wipe down. It's not as terrible as I thought it was, yes it's low end, yes it's heavy yes it is...
06-03-16, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 935
Posted By rgver

rt9 on the far side of Framingham has a gun shop.

rt9 on the far side of Framingham has a gun shop.
06-03-16, 10:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,068
Posted By rgver

Still building this one up As bought, the...

Still building this one up
As bought, the pictures do not do the wretchedness of the paint job justice
http://i1074.photobucket.com/albums/w419/pandorasboxmilford/image_zpsm9nepqxf.jpeg

PCed...
06-02-16, 05:07 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 37,566
Posted By rgver

I'm in, I just trash picked a truly appalling...

I'm in, I just trash picked a truly appalling Apollo this week. Pics to follow soon
05-28-16, 01:59 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,985
Posted By rgver

My annoying buyer alarm would have gone off with...

My annoying buyer alarm would have gone off with this one, he would have been brushed off as such. In my experience buyers like this are nothing but trouble. Email after email with annoying jiggly...
05-22-16, 03:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,574
Posted By rgver

Here it is...

Here it is http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1057614-electroplating-bike-parts-home.html
05-22-16, 03:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,574
Posted By rgver

Tree was a very good electroplating at home...

Tree was a very good electroplating at home tutorial came up a couple of weeks ago that may be useful for you
05-19-16, 10:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,776
Posted By rgver

very nice looking bike. Congratulations

very nice looking bike. Congratulations
05-17-16, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By rgver

No more housings than a brifter bike.

No more housings than a brifter bike.
05-17-16, 12:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,093
Posted By rgver

I recently had a frame PCed a candy blue, the...

I recently had a frame PCed a candy blue, the frame was fillet brazed so no lug details to lose. It looks great and has taken decals really well. I had nothing to lose as the paint had been wrecked...
05-08-16, 03:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,187
Posted By rgver

Backing up what jimc101 said, DA shifters and...

Backing up what jimc101 said, DA shifters and dérailleur a a work on a different pull ratio than Shimanos other groups.
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