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06-11-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By AngryFrankie

The Allez is certainly the coolest of the crop. ...

The Allez is certainly the coolest of the crop. Assuming all things like condition and size are the same, I'd want the Allez very badly, the 912 is probably a great bike, and the 310 is a very well...
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By AngryFrankie

Miele bikes were a "lot of bang for the buck"...

Miele bikes were a "lot of bang for the buck" bikes. That's a beautiful bike that probably rides great. They kept the price down by using Columbus Cromor and the lower range of Shimano parts (which...
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By AngryFrankie

Depending on how the sloping top tube is...

Depending on how the sloping top tube is measured, it might be about 17.5 (measured virtually, as if it had a level to the ground top tube, or center to top of seat tube. Whoever rode it was flying a...
06-02-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,630
Posted By AngryFrankie

I've had that exact bike, down to the rising sun...

I've had that exact bike, down to the rising sun decal and superbe pro dropouts. Great riding bike.
06-02-19, 05:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,853
Posted By AngryFrankie

Congrats ksryder! That's is some ride. The...

Congrats ksryder! That's is some ride. The names near the top are pretty impressive, just to pick 2 are Peter Stetina and Geoff Kabush. Some locals drove out there, one who was around 50th, so I...
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By AngryFrankie

Pretty similiar to Dia Compe single pivots. Dia...

Pretty similiar to Dia Compe single pivots. Dia Compe/Cane Creek, and BREW are pretty proximate both being in NC, and not far from Litespeed. My guess is they are branded BREW, or even modified by...
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By AngryFrankie

There's such a bike as a Zebrakenko. Japanese...

There's such a bike as a Zebrakenko. Japanese brand from late 70's, 80's I think.
05-17-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By AngryFrankie

I knew two guys that rode those for years. Both...

I knew two guys that rode those for years. Both really good mountain bikers. As fleslider points out, mtb suspension came light years since the Mantra the OP shows in the ad. Up to about 2000,...
05-16-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,219
Posted By AngryFrankie

Hi T-Mar. That info actually helps me quite a...

Hi T-Mar. That info actually helps me quite a bit, but I did paint it! It was almost completely free of paint. It looked like it was just a really bad defective paint job that peeled like crazy...
05-15-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,219
Posted By AngryFrankie

Here's an SLX, possibly an "Equipe" that I...

Here's an SLX, possibly an "Equipe" that I rescued from the parts at the co-op. I've had a lot of fun with it. It's Shimano 600 here, which I should have left it as. I moved over a Campy Athena...
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By AngryFrankie

Agreed. That is a price for a guy that wants...

Agreed. That is a price for a guy that wants THAT frame and not just A frame. I personally am really a fan of the Panasonics!
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By AngryFrankie

Price isn't crazy. That's a really nice 'Sonic...

Price isn't crazy. That's a really nice 'Sonic in a really nice color. The headset and BB are worth at least $50. I've got a Paramount PDG3 that probably came out of the same building at...
05-01-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By AngryFrankie

Such nice bikes. Like rescuing a cool dog from a...

Such nice bikes. Like rescuing a cool dog from a life of misery!
04-26-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 51,159
Views: 6,633,326
Posted By AngryFrankie

Match cycles 1998 Paramount? ...

Match cycles 1998 Paramount?
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1172x689/mount_f374aa76a70eb0386c900a8d9bcd81a8690d3063.jpg
04-25-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 51,159
Views: 6,633,326
Posted By AngryFrankie

Paramount in FL

Pretty sure this is a Waterford made Paramount! 52cm or so? Around Gainesville.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/842x686/mount_78a3a2af9513abc81273798e07a2308dff86314f.jpg
Replies: 15
Views: 1,206
Posted By AngryFrankie

Those were both very nice MTBs in their day, both...

Those were both very nice MTBs in their day, both Deore quality I think. The Mongoose name has been badly smeared since the days of that bike, of course, and it does have the finicky Ubrake. I'd be...
04-20-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 831
Posted By AngryFrankie

Ritchey lays this to rest in an interview...

Ritchey lays this to rest in an interview somewhere online. On the tig bikes, he did everything BUT tig weld the main tubes. He would not divulge who tigged, but said they were very good and local...
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By AngryFrankie

Run! It is probably a super le tour and it's...

Run! It is probably a super le tour and it's built for 27", has brazes for only 1 bottle, no brazes for d-tube shifters, and I believe the steel piece that faces the rear dropouts has detached (I've...
04-13-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,424
Posted By AngryFrankie

Man I love those. A "Japan" popped up within a...

Man I love those. A "Japan" popped up within a doable drive distance a couple of years ago, but the guy wanted a pretty good price and it was well used. That line is just so cool.
04-06-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By AngryFrankie

Looks like a cool bike! Galli brakes,...

Looks like a cool bike! Galli brakes, Campagnolo, drillium Shimano 600 cranks, a very nice looking frame (where are you located...might be a clue.), 3ttt bar/stem....It's a primer in vintage bikes. ...
04-05-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,166
Posted By AngryFrankie

Hanging around the co-op the other night, I saw...

Hanging around the co-op the other night, I saw that someone had chucked a Super Course MKII into the recycling. I thought it was worth saving and brought it in and looked it over. It has that same...
04-02-19, 11:49 PM
Replies: 51,159
Views: 6,633,326
Posted By AngryFrankie

They are going to throw them in the dumpster. ...

They are going to throw them in the dumpster. They don't put stuff out that is "partial',
03-31-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 13,375
Views: 2,654,423
Posted By AngryFrankie

Race Face Turbines! 930's were really high end,...

Race Face Turbines! 930's were really high end, nice bikes.
03-26-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 768
Posted By AngryFrankie

I'd check for the possibility that it was once...

I'd check for the possibility that it was once front end collided. That can be a cause of "twitchy" steering. If it was, but not enough for you to notice, it most likely can be straightened back...
03-23-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,075
Posted By AngryFrankie

Stumbled across a whole collection of photos in a...

Stumbled across a whole collection of photos in a Georgia archive online that was of bicycle racing in Piedmont Park about that time. It was sponsored by Miller Beer with "Miller Time" banners and...
03-15-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,549
Posted By AngryFrankie

Not my LBS, but spotted on the wall at Revolution...

Not my LBS, but spotted on the wall at Revolution Bike and Bean in Bloomington IN last...
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By AngryFrankie

It's interesting alright. Maybe nobody has an...

It's interesting alright. Maybe nobody has an answer. French cranks and headset? Why do you think 70's-80's?
03-02-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,281
Posted By AngryFrankie

Those are great bikes. I was thrilled to grab...

Those are great bikes. I was thrilled to grab one last fall. Too bad you'll have to spend another $60 on Gatorskins....oh wait, they were good enough to take care of that for you! Yeah, you got a...
03-02-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,361
Posted By AngryFrankie

Wow! Great examples. The blue aero Miyatas,...

Wow! Great examples. The blue aero Miyatas, Pro, Team etc...seem to be getting really great prices. Konno Allez bikes (they are out there. I grabbed one but after the poor girl telling me 5 times...
02-19-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 51,159
Views: 6,633,326
Posted By AngryFrankie

Sweet Voyageur. ...

Sweet Voyageur. https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1194x702/voyageur_2fde154e9550fb7a9028804531ca87f2291af5d5.jpg
02-18-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,689
Posted By AngryFrankie

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20181230_212203_1__6bd62d2181f2913fdd6dcfae6bc597dc1798df51.jpg

Fiddy!
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By AngryFrankie

I'd expect it to be kind of heavy, but as nice or...

I'd expect it to be kind of heavy, but as nice or nicer than other bikes with stock top pull brake levers, because....it's a Miyata! Probably 27" wheels. One just popped up in Atlanta for $100. ...
02-09-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17,393
Views: 2,658,878
Posted By AngryFrankie

I wonder if he's still thinking they will fly off...

I wonder if he's still thinking they will fly off the shelf 23 days later...

https://chattanooga.craigslist.org/bik/d/chattanooga-bmx-frame-sets-all-for-1500/6797039021.html
02-04-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,437
Posted By AngryFrankie

Sweet! Fork rake looks a little "extra relaxed."...

Sweet! Fork rake looks a little "extra relaxed." I bet that bike flew through the air with a kid on it more than a few times.
(Oh, btw, it was an early 70's Sears Spyder bike for me. My older...
01-26-19, 11:31 PM
Replies: 51,159
Views: 6,633,326
Posted By AngryFrankie

That is a flagship bike. I feel your pain.

That is a flagship bike. I feel your pain.
Replies: 47
Views: 2,458
Posted By AngryFrankie

I learned something on this one. What early...

I learned something on this one. What early 170's look like. Great thread!
Replies: 47
Views: 2,458
Posted By AngryFrankie

I've had a 970 go through my hands and held a...

I've had a 970 go through my hands and held a 170. Super record. Similiar model name. Might have gotten confusing in the change of hands. I think you might be right. Serial number should clear it...
01-21-19, 12:04 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 14,172
Posted By AngryFrankie

Don't fret over the quarry too much. I found it...

Don't fret over the quarry too much. I found it least one first hand account of people who helped make the movie say that more than one quarry hole was used in the filming (there are about 5), and...
01-20-19, 11:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,359
Posted By AngryFrankie

I just had a frame powdered by Miller Powder...

I just had a frame powdered by Miller Powder Coating in Lawrenceville, GA. Just a frame and no fork was $100. I never imagined it would look as good as it does. The media blasting leaves the frame...
01-20-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13,375
Views: 2,654,423
Posted By AngryFrankie

Almost saved from the dump...I think. This 86...

Almost saved from the dump...I think. This 86 Panasonic Touring Deluxe is something I spotted on FB MktPlace late last night. There was a for sale sign in front of the house and she said, "the only...
01-15-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 14,172
Posted By AngryFrankie

I can't believe some of you can't see this as...

I can't believe some of you can't see this as someone having fun creating a tribute bike. Maybe it's the post christmas, winter cabin fever "cranks." <- wordplay. Besides the movie bikes were made...
01-13-19, 11:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,519
Posted By AngryFrankie

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x450/00p0p_7aqfesmmlwo_600x450_04c21cf710f0326c59e1c5be74afa1acc15399d4.jpg

Was given this...that looked like this.......
01-13-19, 11:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By AngryFrankie

My 87 should be 27.2 by all accounts. It is...

My 87 should be 27.2 by all accounts. It is perfect at 27.0.
01-13-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By AngryFrankie

Did you see any writing on the fork steerer?...

Did you see any writing on the fork steerer? Maybe the Columbus Dove in an oval? I had a 96 that was English threads but a very nice columbus tubing model made in Italy, and a very similar Columbus...
01-13-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 51,159
Views: 6,633,326
Posted By AngryFrankie

Vintage Schwinn Paramount. Winter project?? ...

Vintage Schwinn Paramount. Winter project??
$250
Indy (Fishers, IN)

https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/...774166740.html...
01-06-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 721
Posted By AngryFrankie

If C Record is gold, that "C" Chorus is platinum!...

If C Record is gold, that "C" Chorus is platinum! 2 really interesting things, when C Record came out, Sean Kelly of Paris Roubaix fame preferred those "Monoplaner" Chorus brakes and used them on...
01-06-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By AngryFrankie

Legalize...

Legalize Spinacci!https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x400/spinacism_02493fa65b7bdfc87fb29da97468e927e3ca7f73.jpg
01-05-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By AngryFrankie

Kuwahara

There was the Kuwahara PUMA mountain bike which was pretty nice. I had one no long ago that was equipped with Suntour Mountech I think.
Replies: 9
Views: 1,697
Posted By AngryFrankie

That's interesting since they aren't on that...

That's interesting since they aren't on that bike. A lot of this kind of rider photography is done before racing starts, like winter team training camps. I'm sure Campy would have really pushed...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,697
Posted By AngryFrankie

Very nice!

Very nice!
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