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07-16-11, 02:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By Tarsyn

After looking at your post I went online and did...

After looking at your post I went online and did some more research about Detroit. I was moved by the images by Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre's extraordinary photographs documenting the dramatic...
07-15-11, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By Tarsyn

That certainly is a big contrast. Is that...

That certainly is a big contrast. Is that Detroit? If so, all I can say is Wow!
07-15-11, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By Tarsyn

What a nice day for a ride.

I decided to test out my Univega Sport Tour on about a 25 mile ride today. It was a beautiful day, lots of sunshine and a small breeze. If you ever get a chance to come to Alaska, ride the trail...
07-11-11, 11:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 850
Posted By Tarsyn

shimano 600 sti shifters

I bought a Raleigh Technium 753 with Shimano sti shifters. The rear derailer is not shifting. The shifter seems like it is sticking internally. Are these rebuildable/cleanable. It would be great...
07-09-11, 04:57 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 20,037
Posted By Tarsyn

Here are a few snaps of my ride this morning. It...

Here are a few snaps of my ride this morning. It was only 5 miles but half of that is all up hill. It was short only about 25 minutes but it was fun. Here is a view of Turnagain Arm. ...
07-09-11, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By Tarsyn

Thanks for the help. I will post pictures of the...

Thanks for the help. I will post pictures of the bike if I get it. I am suppose to go over Monday to look at it.
07-09-11, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By Tarsyn

Which is better?

I have the opportunity of picking up either a Sekai 2000 upgraded with dura ace components or a Raleigh Team Technium 753 with Shimano 600. Both bikes are in good condition. Which one is better?...
07-04-11, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By Tarsyn

Nice bike. I like the color.

Nice bike. I like the color.
06-30-11, 02:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,705
Posted By Tarsyn

The other bike is a Delromi made in Belgium. I...

The other bike is a Delromi made in Belgium. I don't any more than that.
06-30-11, 01:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,705
Posted By Tarsyn

P.S. Any idea of the date of manufacture?

P.S. Any idea of the date of manufacture?
06-30-11, 01:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,705
Posted By Tarsyn

Thanks for all the input and sorry in the delay. ...

Thanks for all the input and sorry in the delay. I was not able to get a hold of the guy yesterday, but I went over there this morning to take a look. I was able to talk him down to a hundred...
06-27-11, 10:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,705
Posted By Tarsyn

Raleigh Competition?

I am suppose to go look at a 70's era Silver Raleigh Competition tomorrow. I don't know much about them and the seller did not have a picture but he said that it is in excellent shape. It has...
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By Tarsyn

What model Gitane is this?

I saw this on Craigslist today. I was wondering what model and a fair price for this bike would be. It is listed as a 1961 Gitane. Sorry about the pictures, I know their terrible.
06-20-11, 12:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By Tarsyn

Whoops, that's what I meant to say P clips not C...

Whoops, that's what I meant to say P clips not C clamps. Wow! I checked out your Flicker account. You have a lot of nice bikes. I am particularly fond of the Volpe. I would love to find one in my...
06-19-11, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By Tarsyn

It is a Sport Tour. All that is left is to add a...

It is a Sport Tour. All that is left is to add a rear rack. I wish it had braze-ons the rear seat stays. Do you guys use c-clamps or is there something better?
06-19-11, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By Tarsyn

Thanks for all the comments. I took it for about...

Thanks for all the comments. I took it for about a 10 mile spin last night. I can't believe how nice old steel bikes ride. After discovering older vintage bikes and fixing them up, it is hard to...
06-19-11, 01:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By Tarsyn

Univega Before and After

Here is the before
http://i277.photobucket.com/albums/kk53/Tarsyn1/IMG_1016.jpg (http://www.bikeforums.net/%5BIMG%5Dhttp://i277.photobucket.com/albums/kk53/Tarsyn1/IMG_1016.jpg%5B/IMG%5D)...
06-19-11, 12:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,463
Posted By Tarsyn

After Pictures

Here is the after-
I had an extra 700c wheelset, I put on new bars, tape, hoods, head mount, bar end shifters, 8 speed rear cassette, new crank set, new chain, sks fenders, tires, and of course a...
Replies: 10
Views: 2,637
Posted By Tarsyn

Yah, I was kind of sorry to see it go.

Yah, I was kind of sorry to see it go.
Forum: Touring
06-15-11, 01:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Tarsyn

What kind did you end up with?

What kind did you end up with?
Forum: Touring
06-15-11, 01:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Tarsyn

I live in Anchorage

I live in Anchorage
Replies: 10
Views: 2,637
Posted By Tarsyn

You'd be surprised how big a cycling community...

You'd be surprised how big a cycling community Anchorage, AK has up here. If bikedirect offered free shipping here I think used bikes would command less of a premium.
06-15-11, 01:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Tarsyn

What do you think?

Is this a good deal?

http://anchorage.craigslist.org/bik/2441329545.html
Replies: 10
Views: 2,637
Posted By Tarsyn

Well I listed it for $300 today and had a guy...

Well I listed it for $300 today and had a guy come out this evening and offer me $250. I went ahead and took it. I almost didn't want to let it go because it really was like a new bicycle....
Replies: 10
Views: 2,637
Posted By Tarsyn

1986 trek 1500

I am listing this for sale today on Craigs List. It is like brand new. The original owner only put like a hundred miles and then put it into storage. I put a new saddle and new bar tape on it. Do...
Forum: Touring
06-14-11, 01:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Tarsyn

Not anything big. Just some weekend tours in...

Not anything big. Just some weekend tours in state. (Alaska) I hope to do North to South of Chile within the next two years. Just will be using it mainly for commuting and recreation riding.
Forum: Touring
06-14-11, 12:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Tarsyn

New Purchase

Ive been fixing up and riding a lot of old bikes and finally decided to buy a new one. I think the only other time I bought a new bike was when I was 14 and got a paper route to pay for it after I...
06-13-11, 11:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By Tarsyn

My new bike

http://www.bikeforums.net/%3Ca%20href=%22http://s277.photobucket.com/albums/kk53/Tarsyn1/?action=view&current=IMG_1025.jpg%22%20target=%22_blank%22%3E%3Cimg%20src=%22http://i277.photobucket.com/albums...
06-09-11, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,463
Posted By Tarsyn

http://i277.photobucket.com/albums/kk53/Tarsyn1/IM...

http://i277.photobucket.com/albums/kk53/Tarsyn1/IMG_1016.jpg...
06-09-11, 12:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,463
Posted By Tarsyn

Univega Sportour

I just picked up a sportour today for $50.00. It is pretty dusty/dirty but overall in pretty good shape. I am thinking of switching rims to 700's. My question is, should I? It has matrix titan 36...
06-08-11, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Tarsyn

Thanks for the responses. One more question,...

Thanks for the responses. One more question, which one is a better bike a Univega Sport Tour or The Accordo. (The sport tour is the actual bike for sale, the picture of the Accordo is just one I...
06-06-11, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Tarsyn

I enjoy working on them and have most tools to do...

I enjoy working on them and have most tools to do the work. Like I said the Schwinn is like new but the Centurion needs tires, cables and has a couple of small scratches in one of the tubes. They...
06-06-11, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Tarsyn

Which is a better bike/better deal

Which is better a like new Schwinn le tour III ($125( or Centurion Accordo that needs a little work ($100). The Accordo has Sugino cranks and Sun Tour deraileur. It is a Japanese frame. Thanks for...
06-06-11, 12:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Tarsyn

If I did that my wife would make me sleep on the...

If I did that my wife would make me sleep on the couch indefinitely. Here is picture from his add.204964...
06-05-11, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Tarsyn

Garage Sale Miyata

I was at a garage sale today when I saw a Miayata I have never seen before. It looked like it was built in the 50's, It said Miayata 55 on it, had 2 headlights, a front rack, rear rack and the best...
05-08-11, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By Tarsyn

Your workspace/storage

Maybe this has been done before, if it has please direct me to the thread. I am in the process of dedicating part of my garage space to work on bikes. I love finding a good, deal fixing them up,...
05-08-11, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,985
Posted By Tarsyn

I'll give it a try. Thanks

I'll give it a try. Thanks
05-08-11, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,985
Posted By Tarsyn

Mechbgon- Your right, I found a site online...

Mechbgon- Your right, I found a site online illustrating a parts breakdown for an old style Gary Fisher BB. It is pushed in and I got it out, my concern is on the drive side the bearing does not...
05-08-11, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,985
Posted By Tarsyn

I am not sure of the year. Here are some pictures...

I am not sure of the year. Here are some pictures I hope they help. I know the paint is in pretty bad shape on the bike but with a little clean up and paint I think it will look pretty good. ...
05-08-11, 01:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,985
Posted By Tarsyn

Help! Bottom Bracket Question.

I just inherited a Gary Fisher Paragon Steel Frame Mountain bike. It has nice components but the only problem is the bottom bracket is toast. It has the press in style bearings/bracket. The...
05-07-11, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By Tarsyn

Help! Bottom Bracket Question.

I just inherited a Gary Fisher Paragon Steel Frame Mountain bike. It has nice components but the only problem is the bottom bracket is toast. It has the press in style bearings/bracket. The...
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Tarsyn

Here are some pictures of the two bikes. Sorry...

Here are some pictures of the two bikes. Sorry about the picture quality. The battery was running low in my camera.196501196502196503196504
04-05-11, 01:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,480
Posted By Tarsyn

Here are some pictures of the two bikes. Sorry...

Here are some pictures of the two bikes. Sorry about the picture quality. The battery was running low in my camera.196497196498196499196500
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Tarsyn

Thanks, I meant SR800 sorry. That makes sense. ...

Thanks, I meant SR800 sorry. That makes sense. Looking at the 1988 catalog everything matches except for the color. I will try to post some pictures later.
04-04-11, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,480
Posted By Tarsyn

Looks very similar but it doesn't have the bridge...

Looks very similar but it doesn't have the bridge between the seat stays. I will try to post some pictures of both bikes later.
04-04-11, 02:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,480
Posted By Tarsyn

trek 1500 and cannondale rs800?

Sorry if I didn't post in the right forum, I also posted in the other vintage thread.

Canonnondale rs800 and trek 1500

I just picked up a couple of road bikes recently. One is a 1988...
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Tarsyn

Canonnondale rs800 and trek 1500

I just picked up a couple of road bikes recently. One is a 1988 Cannondale RS800 I believe. I picked it up at a local bike swap for $50.00. It was pretty dirty, the owner told me it was his...
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