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06-21-19, 08:00 PM
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Posted By johnnyace

I got me one of the finest rear derailleurs ever...

I got me one of the finest rear derailleurs ever made, in NOS condition:

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06-21-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,075
Posted By johnnyace

I love my Alpina Uno in chrome. It's my daily...

I love my Alpina Uno in chrome. It's my daily rider/commuting bike. I've made some changes since this pic, and still more are coming up soon.
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06-21-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,476
Posted By johnnyace

[/list] Keep me posted, I'd love to make it up...

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Keep me posted, I'd love to make it up for the pre-ride dinner. :thumb:
06-21-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,501
Posted By johnnyace

I haven't tried Offerup, probably because it came...

I haven't tried Offerup, probably because it came across to me as a potentially more frustrating experience than craigslist, and apparently, my instincts were good!
06-21-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,501
Posted By johnnyace

I respectfully disagree. :D His bike is at least...

I respectfully disagree. :D His bike is at least 45 years old, so C&V would be the right forum. I think it's okay to have just one bike (I'm working that way again, really I am!), and membership to...
06-18-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 51,210
Views: 6,650,215
Posted By johnnyace

That's about $166 each for these nice US-made...

That's about $166 each for these nice US-made Treks, that look to be in excellent condition. All pre-1984, looks like a couple of 412s, and a 560, maybe? All my size! Maybe I need to head over the...
06-17-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By johnnyace

Thanks for the confirmation! :thumb:

Thanks for the confirmation! :thumb:
06-15-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By johnnyace

I believe this Nishiki Gran Turismo is probably...

I believe this Nishiki Gran Turismo is probably the exact representation of what I have, down to the color, which I can see in a couple of places on my bike.
...
06-15-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By johnnyace

80s Yokota

I got a lead on a similar one, gonna go check it out tomorrow:

https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/d/portland-yokota-mountain-bike-26/6911695935.html
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06-15-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By johnnyace

Ha, I saw this one in my searches last night!...

Ha, I saw this one in my searches last night! That's a really nice one, but yeah, I'd rather get one for $100 (but would go to $200). That one is listed as 20", but looks bigger to me.
Forum: Introductions
06-15-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By johnnyace

Greetings, windershins. I'm also in Salem. I have...

Greetings, windershins. I'm also in Salem. I have a Nishiki Gran Turismo (I believe) (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1171014-mystery-80s-japanese-touring-bike.html) that is currently on...
06-15-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 51,210
Views: 6,650,215
Posted By johnnyace

1953 Jo Routens - $2500 - Portland

https://portland.craigslist.org/wsc/bik/d/portland-1953-jo-routens/6910848429.html
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06-14-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By johnnyace

Well, the Univega seller got back to me and said...

Well, the Univega seller got back to me and said "I think I have a buyer lined up, but if it doesn’t work out I’ll get in touch with you right away." Hopefully it's one of those flaky buyers that's a...
06-14-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,514
Posted By johnnyace

"Suntour"

"Suntour"
06-14-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,514
Posted By johnnyace

Yes, pedals and rear derailleurs...

Yes, pedals and rear derailleurs (http://www.disraeligears.co.uk/Site/Home.html). And cranksets, and seatposts, and stems, and brakes and levers, and... :D
06-14-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By johnnyace

Agreed, but I'm in N -1 mode; this would replace...

Agreed, but I'm in N -1 mode; this would replace an existing bike, I'm not looking to add any more.
06-13-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By johnnyace

Looks like the Alpina Pro is the 1983 model....

Looks like the Alpina Pro is the 1983 model. Would have had a Suntour Mountech rear derailleur originally (to match the front). Those had issues, so it's understandable that the Shimano STX is on...
06-13-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By johnnyace

Yup, I already have some nice VO 26" fenders. ...

Yup, I already have some nice VO 26" fenders.

Well, I think the Univega is winning by a long shot, and that's how I was leaning, anyway. Bonus being that it's $100 cheaper than the Stumpy.
06-13-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By johnnyace

I was leaning that way; $100 less, already like...

I was leaning that way; $100 less, already like the Alpina I have, love the crankset on there, etc.
06-12-19, 11:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By johnnyace

Which 80s MTB to replace my too small Univega Alpina Uno?

I really love my chrome 80s Univega Alpina Uno (https://www.flickr.com/photos/go-johnny-go/albums/72157677356456897), but the truth is, it's just too small. It has been a reliable daily driver...
06-12-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 51,210
Views: 6,650,215
Posted By johnnyace

Follis at Goodwill in West Virginia

https://www.shopgoodwill.com/Item/69818060

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06-12-19, 10:49 PM
Replies: 51,210
Views: 6,650,215
Posted By johnnyace

Damn, what a deal. But then, I got a Della Santa...

Damn, what a deal. But then, I got a Della Santa from Goodwill for $276, so I can't complain.
06-12-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 17,408
Views: 2,663,804
Posted By johnnyace

Hey, he's getting there! Relisted as a 614, with...

Hey, he's getting there! Relisted as a 614, with more pics, but the price is still unreasonable for the condition:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/614-Trek-1983-Burgundy-531steal-Frame/312650869568
06-11-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,476
Posted By johnnyace

Nice choice, and that's a great pic of you. A...

Nice choice, and that's a great pic of you. A fine summery day in Stumptown!
06-10-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,702
Posted By johnnyace

Nice bike, love the Nishiki chainring on the...

Nice bike, love the Nishiki chainring on the Sugino AT cranks, and that it has cantis. But I think it's too small for you, and it appears to be my size. :innocent:
06-10-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 51,210
Views: 6,650,215
Posted By johnnyace

Both a good deal, but that (what appears to be)...

Both a good deal, but that (what appears to be) 1984 Trek 520 with cantilevers is an especially good deal. $50 for a US-made Trek in what appears to be very good condition... if you don't buy it,...
06-10-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 51,210
Views: 6,650,215
Posted By johnnyace

1979 Maruishi Emperor

Not cheap, but what a cool bike!

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/bik/d/palo-alto-53cm-maruishi-emperor-touring/6902045522.html
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06-09-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,512
Posted By johnnyace

Wouldn't change much, really, although I probably...

Wouldn't change much, really, although I probably would have kept my nicely-appointed 1972 gold Gitane Tour de France. I think this is what became of it:
...
06-09-19, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17,408
Views: 2,663,804
Posted By johnnyace

I didn't even bring up the issue of his pics....

I didn't even bring up the issue of his pics. Yeah, could be a great bike; get the model right, get some decent pics, price it right. But for a willfully ignorant new seller (just joined, one rating)...
06-08-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 17,408
Views: 2,663,804
Posted By johnnyace

Guy trying to pass off a 1982 Trek 614 as 1983 Trek 720

https://www.ebay.com/itm/720-Trek-1983-Burgundy-531steal-Frame/312640402423

I contacted the seller and explained to him that this IS NOT a 1983 Trek 720, but a 1982 Trek 614, and he may want to...
06-08-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 51,210
Views: 6,650,215
Posted By johnnyace

Fuji Opus III at a Goodwill in North Florida: ...

Fuji Opus III at a Goodwill in North Florida:

https://www.shopgoodwill.com/Item/69611146
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06-07-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,878
Posted By johnnyace

I probably have what would be considered an...

I probably have what would be considered an unreasonable hatred of Ultegra, especially the brifters. I base this on:

1) I think it's butt-ugly.
2) Every bike I've ever purchased with Ultegra on...
06-07-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By johnnyace

URL assist: ...

URL assist:

https://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2019/06/07/framebuilder-bruce-gordon-dies

EDIT: PilotFishBob beat me to it.
06-04-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 966
Posted By johnnyace

That Fuji America would move to the front of my...

That Fuji America would move to the front of my queue, that's a great color.
06-04-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,567
Posted By johnnyace

The third and final generation Suntour Superbe...

The third and final generation Suntour Superbe Pro, particularly the brakes with their hidden spring calipers.
06-04-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 51,210
Views: 6,650,215
Posted By johnnyace

Well, they match the bar tape. :twitchy:

Well, they match the bar tape. :twitchy:
06-03-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,667
Posted By johnnyace

Yeah, back then (I was in my late teens-early...

Yeah, back then (I was in my late teens-early twenties) I felt like I had to have the Italian steel, and mostly turned my nose up at the Japanese bikes, although I did entertain the idea for a while...
06-02-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,667
Posted By johnnyace

Thanks. So, based on the 27.0 seatpost, does this...

Thanks. So, based on the 27.0 seatpost, does this indicate Ishiwata 022?

As I have started to disassemble the bike this morning, and noticed the details, I find it amazing that such a nicely...
06-01-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 51,210
Views: 6,650,215
Posted By johnnyace

1972 Fuji Finest, chrome, Campy - $290

Nice bike at a nice price in Portland:

https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/d/portland-1972-campagnolo-equipped/6898046406.html
...
05-31-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,312
Posted By johnnyace

Nah, it's the 22nd of EVERY month. :thumb: ...

Nah, it's the 22nd of EVERY month. :thumb:

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05-31-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,667
Posted By johnnyace

Took delivery of the Nashbar MKIII today. Nicely,...

Took delivery of the Nashbar MKIII today. Nicely, the Cyclone pedals also showed up today! If these things aren't NOS, they sure weren't ridden much, if at all. As for the bike, there is some paint...
05-30-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 51,210
Views: 6,650,215
Posted By johnnyace

Yup, there seems to be a glut of double top tube...

Yup, there seems to be a glut of double top tube Rivs available right now, between CL and ebay. And all overpriced. Nice bikes, but at the end of the day, still Taiwanese production frames.

As for...
05-29-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,981
Posted By johnnyace

Always my favorite. I was happy to find that they...

Always my favorite. I was happy to find that they give Suntour the credit they deserve.
05-28-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,981
Posted By johnnyace

Actually, it gives full credit in the back of the...

Actually, it gives full credit in the back of the book as to the owners of the bikes used, and Nick seems to own most of them, haha.
05-28-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,981
Posted By johnnyace

You may be happy to know that there are 22 pages...

You may be happy to know that there are 22 pages devoted to Centurion. :thumb:
05-26-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 51,210
Views: 6,650,215
Posted By johnnyace

Tall Trek 760 in Colorado Springs - HURRY! 6 hrs left

Goodwill in Colorado Springs, pickup only, ends in 6 hours, current bid is $16.00:

https://www.shopgoodwill.com/Item/68812867
...
05-26-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,476
Posted By johnnyace

Does that make a full six for the tour, then? I'm...

Does that make a full six for the tour, then? I'm gonna follow the thread so I may properly experience vicariously what I'm missing out on, haha. Let me know further in advance of the next Magical...
05-26-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 51,210
Views: 6,650,215
Posted By johnnyace

J.P. Weigle Road Bike 63cm

Nice Weigle for tall folks:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/J-P-Weigle-Road-Bike-63cm-Steel-Campagnolo-Record-10-Speed-Custom/352663648265
...
05-25-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 920
Posted By johnnyace

Great bike at a great price. I love that color....

Great bike at a great price. I love that color. If it were 56-58cm, I would be asking you about shipping to Oregon!
05-25-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,072
Posted By johnnyace

Did this sell already? What is the size? I had a...

Did this sell already? What is the size? I had a 1983 Trek 760, one of the nicest riding bikes I've ever owned, but it was too small for me. I still miss that bike.
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