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05-08-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By Lbxpdx

1991 Trek 990 is back on the road

I bought this in fall I believe. My initial plan was to powder coat it and put some drop bars on it, which I will probably do this winter, but I decided to just get it up and running. Itís hard to...
04-25-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By Lbxpdx

Iím curious why the frame doesnít cut the mustard...

Iím curious why the frame doesnít cut the mustard for you? Heat treated, oversized, double butted, lugged steel American made frame is nothing to sneeze at.

powder coating is roughly $150 and...
04-22-21, 12:06 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 10,528
Posted By Lbxpdx

isnít the Jenny actually a rebranded Ollech and...

isnít the Jenny actually a rebranded Ollech and Wajs?
04-19-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By Lbxpdx

I cut a piece of old brake wire, frayed one end...

I cut a piece of old brake wire, frayed one end and chucked it up in the Foredom. All the Dremel bits are too large for bolt holes.
04-10-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By Lbxpdx

King Iris styled Trek water bottle cage

I found these today and was wondering if anybody knew anything about them.


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04-09-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 10,528
Posted By Lbxpdx

These are my watches that Iíve found in thrift...

These are my watches that Iíve found in thrift stores or pawnshops over the years, except for the old Gruen. That one was a wedding gift from my grandmother to my grandfather in 1945. Iíve liked...
04-05-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By Lbxpdx

Roller brake cable yoke question

My bike has mafac raids and I was thinking of putting a roller yoke on vs the old style shimano yoke that it presently has. I was looking at the grand diacompe but for a few dollars more the Rene...
03-18-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 569
Posted By Lbxpdx

Mainly the seat. I did the math to find the...

Mainly the seat. I did the math to find the right seat height. I have a Brooks Pro seat and I finally conditioned it, so a few rides later my sitbones started to make their indentations. I rotated...
03-18-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 569
Posted By Lbxpdx

I think Iím finally learning how to bicycle

I got my first bike when I was in elementary school and had a hard rock comp in junior high/high school, and an old steel Schwin road bike in my early 30ís. At the ripe old age of 42 I was lucky...
03-09-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,744
Posted By Lbxpdx

For those with deep pockets

Beautiful in its simplicity.

not associated, but I found it while looking for parts.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/veradale-1951-rene-herse/7287026239.html

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03-06-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 710
Posted By Lbxpdx

Top tube protector

I was looking at covering up some mares in my top tube but I was unhappy with the price of a piece of leather. $25-50 for some leather and string seemed a bit outrageous to me. Luckily I was gifted...
03-02-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By Lbxpdx

Thank you all. I was pretty sure the Pro was the...

Thank you all. I was pretty sure the Pro was the right seat. I was amazed at how much a slight adjustment of the tilt could translate to comfort. Hopefully some spring riding will aid in some...
12-21-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By Lbxpdx

Todayís thrift store rescue

This has been sitting at my local thrift shop for the last two weeks. When I swung by today, it was 1/2 price, so it came home with me. I am partial to a chrome frame. I believe it is a 1986 model.
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11-14-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By Lbxpdx

UPDATE Citybike Cooperative in PDX has jag...

UPDATE

Citybike Cooperative in PDX has jag wire 5mm for $1/ft.
11-02-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 971
Posted By Lbxpdx

Itís raining lugged Treks

In less than two weeks I have somehow managed to buy three steel lugged Trek mountain bikes. First a 1991 990 as a winter project. Then a week later a 1983 Trek 850 mountain bike. Then today I...
10-29-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7,831
Views: 2,189,017
Posted By Lbxpdx

I just bought this yesterday. 1983 Trek 850. ...

I just bought this yesterday. 1983 Trek 850. Itís actually quite comfortable. ...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,615
Posted By Lbxpdx

Finally some pics. As you can see, someone tried...

Finally some pics. As you can see, someone tried to scrap the black off. It needs a thorough cleaning, cables, tires, brakes(Unless there is a magic solution to soften old pads) and probably a chain....
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