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04-19-17, 05:13 AM
Replies: 14,323
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Posted By Grim

It is. Has all the right things to be one. ...

It is. Has all the right things to be one.
Hate it's not my size!
04-06-17, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14,323
Views: 3,188,923
Posted By Grim

Been a while. Ran across an add for this. Bit...

Been a while. Ran across an add for this. Bit heart broke about its condition and that its not my size.

I know what this is besides the obvious that it's a Specialized Sequoia
For fun lets see...
Forum: Commuting
09-11-16, 09:30 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,152
Posted By Grim

If you want a good mug that actually fits a bike...

If you want a good mug that actually fits a bike well and keeps temp all day.
You can find them at Target sometime for around $22.

I stick my in a water bottle sock to keep it from rattling
...
07-28-14, 05:22 PM
Replies: 20,311
Views: 3,460,184
Posted By Grim

Everything is a "hybrid" and they are all $250 no...

Everything is a "hybrid" and they are all $250 no mater what a POS it is.
this clown on the Atlanta CL calls everything a hybrid, you name it, Schwinn mt, drop bar road bikes, they are all hybrid....
11-25-13, 08:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,164
Posted By Grim

I love CR-18's (I sport them on three of my...

I love CR-18's (I sport them on three of my bikes) But they are a wide rim (22mm over all 17.5 at the bead) more suited for touring or town bikes that carry weight for tires 28 up. His build seems...
11-24-13, 08:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,223
Posted By Grim

I have a 84 Trek 890 with 126 spacing and similar...

I have a 84 Trek 890 with 126 spacing and similar geometry that I bought as a frame. I ended up lacing a modern 9 Speed hub into some period Ritchey hoops. Since I didn't have the original...
Forum: Southeast
04-17-13, 07:49 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 74,088
Posted By Grim

Foot still screwed up...Did ride though...the BMW...

Foot still screwed up...Did ride though...the BMW LOL
Forum: Southeast
04-09-13, 08:33 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 74,088
Posted By Grim

Weather has been great but my foot not so much....

Weather has been great but my foot not so much. :(
I have no idea what I did to it. 2 weeks ago I was out bike shopping and foot started hurting. Periodically feels like brick dropped on it. No...
04-09-13, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 842,100
Posted By Grim

Older I get the more I enjoy Normans work. You...

Older I get the more I enjoy Normans work. You might enjoy this. I happend to be flipping channels in Jan and found Antiques road show on and decided to watch for a few minutes. Apparently the lady...
03-09-13, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8,003
Views: 2,484,097
Posted By Grim

Mr. Vader, Your bike has arrived. Good looking...

Mr. Vader, Your bike has arrived.
Good looking 3.0. I had a 89 R600 and it was a brutal ride and I always attributed it to that aluminum fork. It transmitted everythign directly to the base of your...
02-24-13, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7,117
Views: 2,762,316
Posted By Grim

I loved the Young Ones and it never clicked...

I loved the Young Ones and it never clicked that's where I knew him from! LOL
02-24-13, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 842,100
Posted By Grim

Absolutely not trying to be rude. Just really...

Absolutely not trying to be rude. Just really surprised by the question.

You have Lived in a big City all your life haven't you?

We need to get you out in the country and thats a lot close...
Forum: Foo
02-24-13, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8,094
Views: 1,565,610
Posted By Grim

Hennessey got playing with a CTS and the stupid...

Hennessey got playing with a CTS and the stupid thing launches so hard it makes the Onstar system think the car has been in some sort of "event" (wreck) LOL ...
02-24-13, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7,831
Views: 2,188,978
Posted By Grim

Thats just cool as hell! Wish I had the...

Thats just cool as hell!

Wish I had the means to build frames. I'd love to do cable routing like that. Just looks so clean and I bet they operate better to boot.
Forum: Southeast
02-24-13, 12:39 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 74,088
Posted By Grim

Glad you guys didnt get hurt worse and glad to...

Glad you guys didnt get hurt worse and glad to hear the wife is taking it well. My wife crashed almost 3 years ago right in front of the house and has refused to get on a bike that wasn't strapped to...
02-24-13, 12:25 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,657
Posted By Grim

Congrats. Glad its working out. Thanks for...

Congrats. Glad its working out.

Thanks for your service. :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
02-16-13, 12:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,936
Posted By Grim

http://www.norco.com/bikes/road/cyclocross/thresho...

http://www.norco.com/bikes/road/cyclocross/threshold-alloy/
Ok thats interesting. I was about to give you the "I'm in Georgia and the import tax, exchange rate and shipping would push it over $2k"...
02-16-13, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 842,100
Posted By Grim

Jealous. I was in Savannah Wednesday and it...

Jealous.
I was in Savannah Wednesday and it was 75. Back home today and its 42f with a 34f windchill. I haven't set foot outside except to grab more wood for the fire. :(
Forum: Commuting
02-16-13, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15,476
Views: 11,581,881
Posted By Grim

I picked up a bike with them on it and they ended...

I picked up a bike with them on it and they ended up with them on my 890. They feel lethargic. I think these replies about them is the nail in the coffin for them and time to get the Pasella's...
02-16-13, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 495,305
Posted By Grim

Not seeing on Vintage Trek where that was a...

Not seeing on Vintage Trek where that was a standard color. I do know they would let you order it.
Here is my 82 730 (Campy drops) and I think its a factory applied paint job though the standard...
02-16-13, 11:16 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 157,884
Posted By Grim

Thats cool as hell! I noticed in the first...

Thats cool as hell! I noticed in the first picture what looked like a bung by the shifter. My first thought (before I read the post) was internal routing for a dynamo wiring.
Forum: Southeast
02-16-13, 11:08 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 74,088
Posted By Grim

Stupid weather guessers! Had to go do audits at...

Stupid weather guessers! Had to go do audits at remote locations this past week. Was back to solo so I normally take a bike. Heavy rain was forecast the whole week for the locations I was going so I...
02-10-13, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7,117
Views: 2,762,316
Posted By Grim

Measure before buying. I bought a relly nice low...

Measure before buying. I bought a relly nice low mile Rock hopper that will eventually be my kids bike when she grows some more leg. Decided to barrow the cranks and was losing my mind trying to get...
02-10-13, 05:22 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,943
Posted By Grim

My folks were not BUY USA types in 73. Dad drove...

My folks were not BUY USA types in 73. Dad drove a 72 Porche 914 that replaced his 65 365. Rode a BMW R69S Motor cycle and mom just got a brand new 1973 VW 412 wagon (that cost more then a new camaro...
02-10-13, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7,831
Views: 2,188,978
Posted By Grim

I LIKE! I have a set of Tan wall Paselas I'm...

I LIKE! I have a set of Tan wall Paselas I'm planning to throw on my Trek 890 (came with Panasonic gum wall radials). My M400 is set up for street fighting with Specialized Hemisphere 1.95 on the...
02-10-13, 04:38 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,943
Posted By Grim

Peugeot would be my second choice and the Fuji...

Peugeot would be my second choice and the Fuji the first. All the bikes but the Fuji had steel cranks. The Schwinn and Raleigh had Steel handle bars. The Fuji and UO8 had alloy bars.
Weight...
02-10-13, 04:26 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,943
Posted By Grim

And he would make sure you proudly peddled that...

And he would make sure you proudly peddled that 40+ lbs of Electrofordge, Astubula and 10lb freewheel beast. The good news is you could total his car with it when you got pissed at him. lol
02-10-13, 03:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,919
Posted By Grim

Its been quite a while since I have actually...

Its been quite a while since I have actually landed a deal.

So much competition and there is actually a place that has a store front now that just drives around all day long grabbing the deals in...
02-10-13, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7,831
Views: 2,188,978
Posted By Grim

Go for it! I LOVE me some Black LX parts. Ive...

Go for it!
I LOVE me some Black LX parts. Ive bought two bikes now just to get them. My Trek 890 has one set and my wifes XO-2 has the other set (but she rides so little I'm eying them for one of my...
Forum: Southeast
02-07-13, 10:17 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 74,088
Posted By Grim

Sounds like my last year. Remodel bath, then the...

Sounds like my last year. Remodel bath, then the HVAC dies, then the plumbing went in the kitchen and by the time it was all over new kitchen, 800+sqft of new laminate flooring and a bleeding bank...
Forum: Commuting
02-04-13, 10:05 PM
Replies: 15,476
Views: 11,581,881
Posted By Grim

Looks like a decent lugged frame and I like the...

Looks like a decent lugged frame and I like the shoulders on the fork. What is it?

Edit: just saw the name on the pic. That's going to be a nice rider. Those early 80's treks are nice. Do a c&v...
02-03-13, 09:02 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 11,502
Posted By Grim

Hmmm

Hmmm
02-03-13, 08:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,484
Posted By Grim

I managed to get the tires on the trek 730 but I...

I managed to get the tires on the trek 730 but I need a shorter stem. Just too streached out and it has one of the odd size Cinelli's it's a 140 I'd like a 100 or 110. The bike had full super record...
02-03-13, 05:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,694
Posted By Grim

Several options here. ...

Several options here.
http://sheldonbrown.com/harris/cable-hardware-brake.html
Forum: Commuting
02-03-13, 01:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,840
Posted By Grim

I concure. I tried a couple cheaper bags with...

I concure. I tried a couple cheaper bags with quick fix style mounts and was very disappointed in how bad they bounced. I did manage to stiffen up a cheap Louis Garneau bag with some aluminum but by...
02-03-13, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7,831
Views: 2,188,978
Posted By Grim

Early Mt bikes were typically thumb shift. Taking...

Early Mt bikes were typically thumb shift. Taking hands off bars offroad to shift is just a bad idea.
02-01-13, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 842,100
Posted By Grim

I have never liked roof racks and that's why. God...

I have never liked roof racks and that's why. God that's ugly. :(
01-31-13, 11:13 PM
Replies: 620
Views: 55,137
Posted By Grim

18.5 the 26 in wheels make them look really long....

18.5 the 26 in wheels make them look really long. Saddle is a Brooks aged as is the bar tape. Both were collected for a different bike but seem to work on this bike.
...
01-31-13, 10:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,094
Posted By Grim

82 model 710 frame set. Was not sold as a...

82 model 710 frame set. Was not sold as a completed bike from the factory.

It will be a great rider. Nice catch
01-31-13, 10:32 PM
Replies: 620
Views: 55,137
Posted By Grim

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmen...

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=240936&d=1331480833
still a work in progress. Some tan Passellas hanging in the back for it that I need to mount. It also has a Baggins bag seat...
01-31-13, 10:25 PM
Replies: 620
Views: 55,137
Posted By Grim

Nice! Hot for both. Some really nice bikes in...

Nice! Hot for both. Some really nice bikes in here figured end of thread with the vanilla's but more great bikes still being posted.
01-31-13, 08:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,694
Posted By Grim

Cool another one! Can't believe I missed this...

Cool another one! Can't believe I missed this thread. Like how you built it up.


John:
Great to hear a little of the history and ideas behind it. I bought mine as a loose frame missing its...
Forum: Southeast
01-30-13, 10:09 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 74,088
Posted By Grim

My why. Tornados wind and lightning. I...

My why.
Tornados wind and lightning.

I will be be busy tomorrow loading antennas up for tower crews to fix all the damage we had today. May drive in case I have to work late. I might have to...
Forum: Southeast
01-30-13, 10:00 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 74,088
Posted By Grim

Wow!! Glad it didn't turn out worse. These types...

Wow!! Glad it didn't turn out worse. These types of things may get worse.
Ruger LCP is what I have my eye on for both my wife and I. Our CCW's will be here any day. Buying a safe this week to keep...
01-30-13, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 251,014
Posted By Grim

http://www.architizer.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/...

http://www.architizer.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/byrnebike2008.jpg
David Byrne (band talking heads) with one of the many racks he designed that are all around NY. Even has a bicycle based...
01-28-13, 08:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,815
Posted By Grim

nice!

nice!
01-21-13, 05:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,815
Posted By Grim

This is a great forum with a lot of really great...

This is a great forum with a lot of really great folks. If its vintage somebody here will be glad to comment.
Glad it has the silver finish rims. Thats much easier to find. The three I found that I...
01-21-13, 05:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,815
Posted By Grim

Man I messed that up before. Thanks for the...

Man I messed that up before. Thanks for the correction. That will make his hunt easier to boot.
Forum: Commuting
01-20-13, 09:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,936
Posted By Grim

Yeah thats kind of my worry especially after the...

Yeah thats kind of my worry especially after the amazing ride on the CrossRip.. I liked the Buzz a lot visually but I was worried it was going to have ride issue. That said after how nice my old R300...
01-20-13, 08:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,815
Posted By Grim

His bike is is actually a pretty nice frame of...

His bike is is actually a pretty nice frame of Tange 2 from what I see on line. It came with Red label Araya alloy wheels. Its basically the equivalent of a 700x25 tire it runs. Most of us here...
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