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Forum: Northeast
12-22-17, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,144
Posted By geoluv

also keep in mind that it only costs a subway...

also keep in mind that it only costs a subway ride. Before they swept the water taxis into the MTA umbrella it was 8$ each way and an extra $2 for your bike each way. It's pretty much the only...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,561
Posted By geoluv

I buy and sell vintage track parts all the time. ...

I buy and sell vintage track parts all the time. I agree it has dipped considerably lately. I saw a used p10 crank set and chainring went for $300 shipped lately. Also saw a crank set no chainring...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,561
Posted By geoluv

There is no point in doing buy it nows for any...

There is no point in doing buy it nows for any time period other than "good till cancelled", it's te best deal by far, pay once and the add stays up for life and you can edit it all you want. I'm...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,561
Posted By geoluv

Dura-Ace 10 Pitch group sets?

I know pretty much what the rest of the parts are worth, just can't nail down a value for the hubs. None have sold on eBay recently. I have 4 full group sets, cranks chainrings cogs and wheels...
08-09-15, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By geoluv

The tube at Q has that is closest is the...

The tube at Q has that is closest is the 20x1-1/8" with a 60mm presta, and it might work, but it's technically not made for a rim with the same ISO as a 20x1.5". 20x1-1/8" is a slightly uncommon...
08-09-15, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By geoluv

Who Sells a 20"x1.5" 60mm presta tube? All I can find is 40mm

Just what the title says. I have a special push bike that needs a tube but for the life of me I can't find a replacement. I don't want to have to use an extender.
08-06-15, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,178
Posted By geoluv

trust me i already did the whole tour around the...

trust me i already did the whole tour around the 'net looking at bikeapedia and the catalogs that are available, according to bikeapedia its a 2001, my bike is whatever model they are saying is a...
08-06-15, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,178
Posted By geoluv

What year is my Bianchi Veloce? What was the stock saddle?

I purchased a Bianchi Veloce today and i have a few questions:

1. What size is it? Bianchis of that era came in 49cm and 51 cm, how did they measure them? Center to top of seat tube or center...
07-16-15, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,529
Posted By geoluv

That is EXACTLY what I was looking for, you're a...

That is EXACTLY what I was looking for, you're a rock star!
07-16-15, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,529
Posted By geoluv

How do I date newer Campagnolo parts from their part numbers?

There is a good amount of info online for dating campy parts that are vintage but not so much for the newer stuff from the 90's and the 00's. Is there a resource for decoding the part numbers on the...
04-29-15, 06:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,980
Posted By geoluv

Hardcore collectors, what's ideal humidity for my bike room?

I know there are some dudes on here who have lots of money and lots of bikes and I want to know how yous guys set up your bike storage room. Mainly what the ideal humidity level is, too high and...
09-03-14, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By geoluv

Can you help me identify these vintage track bikes?

Just what the title says...

https://www.icloud.com/photostream/#A15ON9t3hYBYb

Is the ancient wood-rimmed bike worth anything?
05-03-14, 03:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,318
Posted By geoluv

So what's the deal with camping the night before?...

So what's the deal with camping the night before? Something about they didn't allow it last fall?
01-05-14, 11:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,046
Posted By geoluv

Shes going to be racing alleycats too, lots of...

Shes going to be racing alleycats too, lots of straight line acceleration. Also street training, don't want to get fatigued just from the weight of your bike. Which reminds me the forks gotta have...
01-05-14, 11:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,046
Posted By geoluv

My vote was for the jamis sonik cause I like how...

My vote was for the jamis sonik cause I like how it looks and the 2011 model looks sick all blacked out and they are cheap, also the 2012 or 13 specialized langster pro is f&$king fire with the red...
01-04-14, 12:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,046
Posted By geoluv

She's very experienced, of course she could pick...

She's very experienced, of course she could pick stuff herself. But I'm a professional bike mechanic, she is not. Trust me I let her do her own thing, she asked for the help. I'm also one of the...
01-04-14, 05:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,046
Posted By geoluv

Help me build my Roomie her ultra light dream track bike!!!

My Roomie wants to get super into racing and doing a few alleycats this year and street training. She's an experienced alleycat racer and rides her current street fixie every day in the mean streets...
10-26-13, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 871,304
Posted By geoluv

I'm gunna bend the rules a little to try to win...

I'm gunna bend the rules a little to try to win this epic message board bike-off. This isn't my bike but I'm the one who did the refurb. 1980 Schwinn Voyageur 11.8. And for the youngin's taking...
10-23-13, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By geoluv

^there are several world class frame builders...

^there are several world class frame builders within a 20 min bike ride from my front door. And also I work at a shop that's known for good vintage bikes. So not only do I save on not having to ship...
10-23-13, 06:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By geoluv

You can just hold a normal pedal spindle against...

You can just hold a normal pedal spindle against the spindle of a suspected french threaded pedal to check.

Also a search for "atom pedals" and "lyotard pedals" on eBay returned many quality...
10-22-13, 10:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By geoluv

Tisk, tisk 3alarmer. To suggest a man throw...

Tisk, tisk 3alarmer. To suggest a man throw heritage to the wind and defile a pair of stronglights, attached to a px-10 as oem equipment no less!!!! When the stamped metal pedals (Atom?) fall apart...
10-22-13, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 871,304
Posted By geoluv

My daily driver 1982 Schwinn voyager sp. 10...

My daily driver 1982 Schwinn voyager sp. 10 miles every day. I challenge you to find a handsomer touring bike from the 80's in its stock colors.
10-22-13, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By geoluv

Just got a px-10, what period correct upgrades should I do?

Just got a px-10, '76 from what i was told, so non-nervex, *sad face*, but on the plus side its in incredible shape.
I want to really go all out on it, Brooks black leather bar tape to match the...
10-22-13, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,310,123
Posted By geoluv

Getting ready for the winter and I need a bike...

Getting ready for the winter and I need a bike with fenders. I am looking for a 70's Raleigh Sprite, men's, any color, it has to be in very good shape, no dents whatsoever, original fenders and...
Forum: Commuting
06-16-13, 11:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,572
Posted By geoluv

It looks like I'm just going to do this...

It looks like I'm just going to do this somehow...

http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/how-to-build-a-vertical-bike-r-108308

but I can't find those brackets with the flat hole for the square pipe,...
06-16-13, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,560
Posted By geoluv

I broke my favorite spoke wrench but I don't know who makes it?

Does anyone recognize the logo on this spoke wrench? I used it for nearly 10 years but it finally cracked and now I want to replace it. Such a good design.
...
Forum: Commuting
06-16-13, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,572
Posted By geoluv

Bike storage that clamps to a vertical pipe in my apt?

There is a vertical 3in diameter pipe in my apartment that goes from the floor to the ceiling. It's very sturdy and in the perfect place to hang some bikes. Does anyone make bike storage racks...
06-04-13, 12:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,071
Posted By geoluv

Around NYC bike prices on CL for lower end and...

Around NYC bike prices on CL for lower end and mid end stuff has experienced a noticeable drop because of the citibike program. Instead of buying a cheap bike off CL people are just getting the...
06-03-13, 11:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,609
Posted By geoluv

The value of vintage bikes varies wildly from...

The value of vintage bikes varies wildly from market to market. I've worked in few vintage bike shops in NYC, which is the highest market in North America you can sell vintage bikes in.
I have...
09-19-12, 05:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,627
Posted By geoluv

This exact saddle is not made today, it has not...

This exact saddle is not made today, it has not been for a while. The copper rivets are flat and not hammered, the nose piece is copper plated, and it has a snub nose cut in the front. They have...
09-19-12, 01:36 PM
Replies: 24,791
Views: 3,055,121
Posted By geoluv

Yes and Maybe. Im not sure where to buy the...

Yes and Maybe. Im not sure where to buy the pads retail as I work at a shop and we get ours from Action, although they are sold out frequently, presumably you could just go to your LBS and order...
09-19-12, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,627
Posted By geoluv

I'm Sorry But I Just Have To Brag About This...

Just picked up this little beauty a couple days ago....
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-mELhAkboUcM/UFoK7f-F9PI/AAAAAAAABHg/PvDI4t4RJ28/s640/photo%2B1-717265.JPG
...
Replies: 12
Views: 3,629
Posted By geoluv

id say anywhere between 150 and 450. obviously...

id say anywhere between 150 and 450. obviously local market is everything, you might have to let it go for 200 if your local market aint good. people that are willing to pay 350 for a heavy old...
Replies: 19
Views: 1,882
Posted By geoluv

size and color and condition are everything. iv...

size and color and condition are everything. iv seen colnago track framesets with no bb or headset in "fair" cosmetic condition sell for $1000 usd on ebay. 'round my parts good examples of colnago...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-20-12, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 820
Posted By geoluv

I puchased it for the vintage bike shop I work at...

I puchased it for the vintage bike shop I work at but my boss didn't want it because we already have a rsw compact that has been sitting for a bit. He sold my 83 supercourse without asking first so...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-20-12, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 820
Posted By geoluv

Check out what I scored today!!!

100% all-original 1971 Raleigh Twenty! The original tires dont even have any cracks in them. I rode it over the Williamsburg Bridge today in the rain it felt wobbly as hell but I loved it.
...
Forum: Commuting
01-10-12, 08:04 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 14,914
Posted By geoluv

I dont smoke cigs but I puff the magic dragon. I...

I dont smoke cigs but I puff the magic dragon. I dont smoke while I ride but I have always wanted to join the tweed ride dressed to the nines on my fanciest 3-speed Raleigh puffing on a big sherlock...
01-09-12, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,041
Posted By geoluv

^ i've been riding this 69 record all stock every...

^ i've been riding this 69 record all stock every day for three years, but it aint skip tooth.
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_mFksbEZuaCE/S_mVu0rTSLI/AAAAAAAAABk/CLFiygQ1Bp4/s1600/1-794889
01-09-12, 08:40 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,640
Posted By geoluv

i can nearly hit 30 on flat with my street bmx...

i can nearly hit 30 on flat with my street bmx bike with normal gearing. back in the day my brother, dad and I would ride down this massive hill next to our house and he would clock us on his...
01-09-12, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,041
Posted By geoluv

^ this is a customer bike that we slapped...

^ this is a customer bike that we slapped together for him (needed the Italian bb chased the frame was triple chromed and some copper seeped into the threads, the place he had it done doesn't do a...
01-08-12, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,041
Posted By geoluv

they glow in the sun during the summer like an...

they glow in the sun during the summer like an ultra sparkly bowling ball. people offer to buy them but well never sell em. we go through about a pair a summer though, chairs from the 70's that can...
01-08-12, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,041
Posted By geoluv

Year on a skip tooth frejus track bike?

50's or early 60's from the skip tooth. this one has been rechromed.

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-IxMjDEpKvP0/TwovSTipCkI/AAAAAAAAA40/TOEi3Tt8fFc/s1600/photo%2B1-729187.JPG
...
Replies: 24
Views: 4,582
Posted By geoluv

rear cage says February '71. re-checked the...

rear cage says February '71. re-checked the kickstand spot, not smooshed in the slightest as far as i can see. just paint scratched off and corrosion. also installed the team pro and hung her on...
Replies: 24
Views: 4,582
Posted By geoluv

I don't own the shop but it's for sale and I am...

I don't own the shop but it's for sale and I am seriously considering purchasing it, I already do a large bulk of the bike sourcing.

I call it a "seat" sometimes because bmxer's never call them...
Replies: 24
Views: 4,582
Posted By geoluv

^ I'm going to date it exactly tomorrow and put...

^ I'm going to date it exactly tomorrow and put the correct seat on it. We do sell them in an area relatively unafected by the recession. If it was May this bike would be out of our door in no...
12-13-11, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1,204
Views: 258,248
Posted By geoluv

I didn't know Claptin was a rider that's cool. ...

I didn't know Claptin was a rider that's cool.

Also why is May not on an all original Raleigh Twenty?

At my store we have loads of celebrity clientele 'cause we are in the village, funny thing...
Replies: 24
Views: 4,582
Posted By geoluv

the kickstand damage is not smushed hardly at all...

the kickstand damage is not smushed hardly at all its just scratched. and we have the exact model seat that came on it stock so after i put it on it will be all original, just not numbers matching....
Replies: 24
Views: 4,582
Posted By geoluv

Help Dating a pre-'74 Peugeot PX-10...

We got a very nice 58cm PX 10 all original aside from the seat for sale at my shop. i was wondering if anyone knew the exact year it is from, the top of the fork lug is all painted black, i can see...
11-29-11, 10:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,737
Posted By geoluv

you framed it as an ethical question, there are...

you framed it as an ethical question, there are no ethics on the internet cause nobody actually meets in person so its pretty much whatever you can get away with. the rules are set by eBay, don't...
11-29-11, 09:00 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,105
Posted By geoluv

yeh i hate it when people who aren't like me join...

yeh i hate it when people who aren't like me join sports that im already into and superior at! how dare they ride a bike in a way that i do not approve of!!!

those bar basket combos are...
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