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07-09-19, 11:11 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By balindamood

Work Broken thumb/wrist that needs surgery (an...

Work
Broken thumb/wrist that needs surgery (an I am avoiding it)
8 kids
Other commitments

...usual stuff.
06-30-19, 11:53 PM
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Posted By balindamood

1983/4 Trek 720. Tall frame (or it would be...

1983/4 Trek 720. Tall frame (or it would be mine).

https://anchorage.craigslist.org/bik/d/anchorage-trek-720-touring-bicycle/6921336871.html
06-30-19, 11:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,432
Posted By balindamood

Beautiful bike. I will also add that I do tend...

Beautiful bike. I will also add that I do tend to "look inside" frames when I am re-building them. As with this bike, the DiNucci that MississippiMud now has is hands-down then nicest BB...
05-05-19, 10:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,250
Posted By balindamood

I have found that Shimano Deore DX 3x7 set up as...

I have found that Shimano Deore DX 3x7 set up as Half-step plus granny is about perfect for me. Also requires surprisingly little maintenance.
02-19-19, 01:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,458
Posted By balindamood

Thanks for sharing! Hopefully these can get...

Thanks for sharing! Hopefully these can get posted on one of the catalog archives.

I miss the bikes from he 80's, but the advertising...ooof.
05-12-18, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,304
Posted By balindamood

Probably some of the best derailleurs Shimano...

Probably some of the best derailleurs Shimano ever made.
02-15-18, 10:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,449
Posted By balindamood

There are probably better candidates for 650B,...

There are probably better candidates for 650B, but the frame is otherwise uninteresting to me. I have too many other skinny-tired steeds to add an occasional rider to the fleet.
02-12-18, 03:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,449
Posted By balindamood

I will have to dig up the old pictures, or take...

I will have to dig up the old pictures, or take new ones.


It is an '83-85 custom confirmed by the builder, Columbus SP tubing. I has some minor rust under the paint and a ding in the down tube....
02-11-18, 12:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,449
Posted By balindamood

Sooooo...... If I need to get my 80's...

Sooooo......

If I need to get my 80's DiNucci frame repainted/cleaned up...who do I call now?
01-02-17, 06:59 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,431
Posted By balindamood

Yes. I will try to get some scans put up. I am...

Yes. I will try to get some scans put up. I am not sure about any copyrights that remain though.
01-02-17, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By balindamood

Long cage or short?

Long cage or short?
01-01-17, 10:01 PM
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Views: 4,431
Posted By balindamood

March 1974: ...

March 1974:

http://i136.photobucket.com/albums/q184/balindamood/20170101_185518_zpsn2d7ampm.jpg (http://s136.photobucket.com/user/balindamood/media/20170101_185518_zpsn2d7ampm.jpg.html)
12-31-16, 02:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,684
Posted By balindamood

http://i136.photobucket.com/albums/q184/balindamoo...

http://i136.photobucket.com/albums/q184/balindamood/20161230_145955_zpsn67td9qb.jpg (http://s136.photobucket.com/user/balindamood/media/20161230_145955_zpsn67td9qb.jpg.html)
12-24-16, 11:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,063
Posted By balindamood

There was nothing wrong with the Shimano BB, I...

There was nothing wrong with the Shimano BB, I just sourced an original replacement, and a tool to install it, so I did. No issues with that one. From another experi3nce, and from what I have seen,...
12-24-16, 04:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,063
Posted By balindamood

I do not recall that I re-spaced the rear end, so...

I do not recall that I re-spaced the rear end, so it must be 126. I rode the bike a lot the first year or two, but it has been hanging in the garage for a while while I mess with other things. I...
12-24-16, 04:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,129
Posted By balindamood

Is some cases, it is not the demise for which a...

Is some cases, it is not the demise for which a brand is known. Sometimes it is simply a lousy example.

I recently came to own a completely original (reflectors and all) 1980 Trek 613 (I think...
09-14-16, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 904
Posted By balindamood

My size. Seatpost not stuck, but QR missing (and...

My size. Seatpost not stuck, but QR missing (and already replaced). I do not mind the Shimano shifters; I just find it odd given the timing. For all I know, REI got a discount for taking all the...
09-14-16, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 904
Posted By balindamood

There is some weirdness. It has three bottle...

There is some weirdness. It has three bottle bosses which was a bit unusual even for touring bikes at the time, Half-staff gearing, but no front low-rider fork mounts.

More confounding are the...
09-14-16, 01:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 904
Posted By balindamood

Was out for a while between some personal stuff...

Was out for a while between some personal stuff and work. Slowly working back in with a dozen more projects that I have the time to work on. Probably ought to be more selective, but I could not...
09-13-16, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 904
Posted By balindamood

MB-1 Wannabe

So I found this today. 1987, pretty much original. I thought some of you might find it interesting.
...
06-05-16, 08:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,432
Posted By balindamood

I will try to get some additional shots up in the...

I will try to get some additional shots up in the next week or two.
06-04-16, 11:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,432
Posted By balindamood

The frame if presently hanging in the garage. I...

The frame if presently hanging in the garage. I have a complete period correct DA group to put on it. I am tempted to put 650B rims on it because the oddities of the rear triangle geometry (losts...
04-12-15, 10:46 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 24,621
Posted By balindamood

My wife and I have a deal. I am always right,...

My wife and I have a deal. I am always right, but she always wins.
01-18-15, 11:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,694
Posted By balindamood

So in English...comfortable...as there is nothing...

So in English...comfortable...as there is nothing like a USCF regulation of some sort with which to actually comply.

Thanks. This has been baffling me ever since I started hearing the term...
01-18-15, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,694
Posted By balindamood

I read this thread trying to figure out what...

I read this thread trying to figure out what "compliant" is. I still don't know.
Replies: 31
Views: 1,816
Posted By balindamood

I don't worry about chains.

I don't worry about chains.
12-26-14, 06:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,056
Posted By balindamood

Some people actually do run them that way. The...

Some people actually do run them that way. The biggest issue is

a ) routing them around the brake lever. This can be done thoughtfully with non-aero brake levers. Add aero brake levers and...
12-25-14, 04:07 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,486
Posted By balindamood

New comers to the stable: -1985 DiNucci ...

New comers to the stable:

-1985 DiNucci
-1973 Raleigh International
-1984/5 Stumpjumper
-1984 Olmo Professional

Pictures when I get around to them.
12-24-14, 04:55 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,058
Posted By balindamood

Only when wants to. I might add Sachs to that...

Only when wants to. I might add Sachs to that list, but KonAaron Snake won't let his go, so I have no basis for an opinion on his work. :p
12-24-14, 02:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,058
Posted By balindamood

Kellogg DiNucci Toei Ritchey No...

Kellogg
DiNucci
Toei
Ritchey

No others.
12-24-14, 09:29 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,395
Posted By balindamood

I handle the capital and public projects for the...

I handle the capital and public projects for the Alaska Railroad.
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Posted By balindamood

^^+1

^^+1
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Posted By balindamood

The parts alone are worth $600+.

The parts alone are worth $600+.
12-06-14, 11:27 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,177
Posted By balindamood

[QUOTE] iosity.....does any one have any...

[QUOTE] iosity.....does any one have any suggestions as to a good(ish), cheap tubular rims and sources/QUOTE]

I am "that weird old guy" at our local coop. Any tubular tires, rims, or wheels that...
10-29-14, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By balindamood

I'd like to see the rest of the bike. I have a...

I'd like to see the rest of the bike. I have a very early RD Coyote which also has some oddities like semi-wrap around seat stay caps, super-high end Tange MTB tubing, and some original Campy bits...
10-22-14, 02:26 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 67,387
Posted By balindamood

This is all that I have photos of at the moment: ...

This is all that I have photos of at the moment:

2011 HPM Long Haul

http://i136.photobucket.com/albums/q184/balindamood/hpm_zps1eed2a43.jpg

1984 Lotus Classique

...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-14, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,064
Posted By balindamood

Full specs: 2011 Pugsley with 100mm...

Full specs:

2011 Pugsley with 100mm replacement fork powder coated to match.
Avid BB7 brakes (Stock)
Odyssey triple trap platform pedals
Hussefelt cranks (stock) w 36T middle ring and Salsa...
Forum: Commuting
10-20-14, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,064
Posted By balindamood

Big O Manufacturing in Minnesota. They are on...

Big O Manufacturing in Minnesota. They are on the web.
10-20-14, 09:56 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 67,387
Posted By balindamood

Well, not so vintage, but it is winter and has...

Well, not so vintage, but it is winter and has fenders.

http://i136.photobucket.com/albums/q184/balindamood/Mobile%20Uploads/20141019_183314_zps98da7e94.jpg
Forum: Commuting
10-20-14, 08:33 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,999
Posted By balindamood

62

62
Forum: Commuting
10-19-14, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,064
Posted By balindamood

Bring on Winter

After three years of Pugsley bliss, I have finally made the upgrade which was the reason for me choosing this frame over all the others. This year's Anchorage commute should be fun!


...
10-18-14, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By balindamood

More-or-less, yes. You have a later model...

More-or-less, yes. You have a later model Bianchi Aluminum frame, which ought to be spaced 130mm in the rear with BSC BB threads. Assuming your Novara does not have a BB30 or equivalent press-fit...
10-18-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By balindamood

Send me a picture of your hub and the mashed bits...

Send me a picture of your hub and the mashed bits and I will see what I can find in the 500 pound wunderbin-of-yesteryear.
10-18-14, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,136,619
Posted By balindamood

ISO: Campagnolo 1st generation FD with the cable...

ISO: Campagnolo 1st generation FD with the cable stop (late 60's-very early 70's).

Have: A barn full of stuff. Let me know what you need.
10-18-14, 04:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By balindamood

I think those were Sanun hubs if I recall...

I think those were Sanun hubs if I recall correctly. The axles are narrower than most MTB's. If you have a decent LBS which has been around since the 70's, they may have some in a drawer someplace....
10-18-14, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,617
Posted By balindamood

Agreed. Good frame. My first Mt was the same...

Agreed. Good frame. My first Mt was the same bike.
10-18-14, 10:41 AM
10-18-14, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,617
Posted By balindamood

Mangaloy was available butted. It's closest...

Mangaloy was available butted. It's closest cousin is Reynolds 501. Not drawn tubing like SL or 531. The 80's were the dawn of new welding technology which resulted in tubing that was significantly...
10-08-14, 08:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,062
Posted By balindamood

1963 Royce Union 1963 Raleigh Gran Sport 1969...

1963 Royce Union
1963 Raleigh Gran Sport
1969 Geoffrey Butler
1974 Raleigh International
1975 Romic
1975 Panasonic Professional
1975 Dave Moulton
1979 Trek 514
1980 Mecian Superlight
1982...
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