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10-23-19, 04:51 PM
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Posted By Jmpierce

Nice

Same size same color. I am really happy with mine, hope you enjoy yours. Mine came as frame and fork only I had to guess what was on it but in the end it got built with a mix of Italian and Japanese...
10-17-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,616
Posted By Jmpierce

No stamping on the rear drop outs and the frame...

No stamping on the rear drop outs and the frame was bare steel, no stickers.
The top tube and down tube are sort of oval and the stays are curved.
10-04-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 737
Posted By Jmpierce

Beautiful Bike!! My size too...

Beautiful Bike!! My size too...
10-04-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 437
Posted By Jmpierce

T-Mar is the Nishiki Boss!!

T-Mar is the Nishiki Boss!!
10-04-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,425
Posted By Jmpierce

Been there, never done that!

I've assisted with classes that have done the steps. I've never done them and don't ever plan to do it. Its really a crowd pleaser when we get a class to do it. The tourists all are amazed...
10-04-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,425
Posted By Jmpierce

Shop bought bikes

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1342/trek_710_0aed2269d5e7b7a164d39c5f1518702d88fd9f73.jpeg

Trek 710
My first was a white 10 speed bought with paper route money from...
10-03-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,019
Posted By Jmpierce

Most bikes in the $600 range are going to be the...

Most bikes in the $600 range are going to be the same. Most frames in that range are manufactured in Taiwan and components are all the same (Shimano Sram...).

I think the most important part of...
10-03-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,268
Posted By Jmpierce

How about a gear change? My Hybrid's large chain...

How about a gear change? My Hybrid's large chain ring was a 48 and my road bike is a 52. Not sure what the OP is running but riding more and a bigger chain ring should help.
10-01-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 69,920
Posted By Jmpierce

Twin (sort of) 750s

Mine is currently stripped for a rebuild. I almost donated it to a local co-op bike shop.
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09-30-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 305,348
Posted By Jmpierce

My Electra mod...2 speed kick-back hub, springer...

My Electra mod...2 speed kick-back hub, springer fork, Brooks Saddle and a gorgeous blue/black powder coat you can't really see in the photo.
...
09-27-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 634,516
Posted By Jmpierce

Another Olmo Cervino

I have a Cervino, sn 60 9844. I bought it off eBay frame and fork only, can't find too much on it. I think its an early 82. I love the bike and have it built with a mix of Campy and Sun Tour parts....
09-15-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,616
Posted By Jmpierce

No name Italian

Not sure of the manufacturer, got this from eBay. It came bare steel, the bottom bracket is threaded for Italian bottom brackets. I had it powder coated candy orange.
...
09-11-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,856
Posted By Jmpierce

Not my birth year but...

The closest to birth year bike is probably my Sears Space Liner but its not complete and not rideable. The bike I have the most memories and miles on is my '81 Trek 710. Its been stolen (and...
08-12-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By Jmpierce

I was just hoping that someone had experience...

I was just hoping that someone had experience with these forks. I had hoped to avoid taking my bike in but that looks like what I'll have to do.

Thanks
08-11-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By Jmpierce

Fork/brake question

I'm building a 26" mountain bike with rim brakes. I have a Marzocchi MZ Comp fork (I know, heavy, cheep, etc...) the frame is a steel talon frame so I was intrigued by the Italian fork. Anyway, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-17, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2,348
Views: 296,592
Posted By Jmpierce

Mississippi River at St Louis

On the riverfront trail in St Louis
04-01-17, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 774
Posted By Jmpierce

Prison program

A St Louis non profit, Bicycle Works, has been working with a prison in the area for years. Three years ago they repaired the 1000th bike. Not sure what the count is today.
03-12-17, 04:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,026
Posted By Jmpierce

Nishiki Cervino

My most interesting bike is an Italian made steel frame with a Japanese name. It has Columbus tubing, an Italian threaded bottom bracket and all the cables run inside the tubing. The most I can find...
02-14-17, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,570
Posted By Jmpierce

I had the Di Vinci process in 2012. I'm a bike...

I had the Di Vinci process in 2012. I'm a bike patrol officer and I got back on the bike soon after the surgery. I don't ride as much as I used to but I'm not having problems with discomfort and I...
02-11-17, 09:37 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,927
Posted By Jmpierce

Resurrecting an old thread. I have a 24"...

Resurrecting an old thread.

I have a 24" 1981 710 serial number 002263. I've had it since it was new and it's repainted a darker blue metal flake.
02-07-17, 10:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,215
Posted By Jmpierce

Went drinking on a forty mile ride. I forgot the...

Went drinking on a forty mile ride. I forgot the game was on.
02-07-17, 08:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,467
Posted By Jmpierce

I rode my Vitus 979 this past Sunday (missed the...

I rode my Vitus 979 this past Sunday (missed the Super Bowl). Forty mile leasurly ride with friends. I had forgotten how much fun this bike is to ride. I'm not fast or strong but I do keep up with...
01-26-17, 02:38 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 34,624
Posted By Jmpierce

I've posted this before but it has become my...

I've posted this before but it has become my grail bike.
81 Trek 710 frame purchased in 83 for $365.00, repainted and upgraded over time. It was stolen once and recovered. The rear wheel needs to be...
01-09-17, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 634,516
Posted By Jmpierce

It's a really nice frame and I like that the...

It's a really nice frame and I like that the cables are all routed through the frame (except the front brake). It's really light and fast. The longest ride I've ridden it on was around 40 miles....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-17, 09:12 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 14,012
Posted By Jmpierce

Flood wall

Three from the flood wall in St Louis.
Replies: 5
Views: 1,208
Posted By Jmpierce

Nice bike!

Did you sell it?
11-26-16, 10:50 AM
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Views: 114,487
Posted By Jmpierce

My Italian...

I have to update the photo soon. Not really sure of the manufacturer, either Olmo or Viner but its a very sweet ride.
11-16-16, 09:49 AM
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Views: 175,656
Posted By Jmpierce

Another

My Nishiki Cervino...

Oh wait, its Italian. Sorry my bad.
11-16-16, 09:47 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 175,656
Posted By Jmpierce

My stash...

Some very nice bikes here.
I've posted my bikes on other threads but I like showing off my stable...

My 79 Panasonic Track
11-02-16, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 634,516
Posted By Jmpierce

I tried it with a set of wheels and bars and the...

I tried it with a set of wheels and bars and the fit doesn't seem too bad. It's tall but not too long. I might just build it and ride it before I decide.
10-29-16, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 372,467
Posted By Jmpierce

Love this photo

I used to ride my 81 710 on the lakefront very frequently.

This is a great shot.
10-20-16, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2,162
Views: 700,074
Posted By Jmpierce

Very nice Trek

I have an 81 710 that I'm in the process of adding fenders and a front rack. Mine's been painted three times so its not the original color nor does it have the original decals. I bought it new in 83...
10-11-16, 11:37 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,983
Posted By Jmpierce

Resurrecting an old thread... I still own an...

Resurrecting an old thread...

I still own an 81 Trek 710 that I bought in 83 (does that work) and I recently finished a build of a Nishiki Cervino that is possibly an 83
10-11-16, 10:48 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,787
Posted By Jmpierce

81 Trek 710

No longer orange but i rode it in this color for a few years. It was stolen while painted orange and i saw it in the front window of a pawn shop. I don't think i would have noticed it in its current...
10-11-16, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2,274
Views: 685,443
Posted By Jmpierce

Ive been on this site for a while. Don't think...

Ive been on this site for a while. Don't think I've posted to this thread yet.

Some photos of me from a long time ago and one more recent.

The Trek is no longer orange. Its dark blue metalic.
10-11-16, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 634,516
Posted By Jmpierce

Nishiki Cresta

Just received a Cresta in the mail. S/N KB 109051. Looks like an 82. The seller said it was a 60cm but it measures out to be a 62. Not sure what im going to do with it. I bought it to be a twin to my...
09-30-16, 06:02 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,358
Posted By Jmpierce

Cervino w/SKF BB

I have a Cervino that I bought off eBay with the frame and fork only. It's the same color as your Cresta, same decals also. Mine has Columbus tubes with Italian threaded BB shell so when I was...
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Views: 567,768
Posted By Jmpierce

81 Trek 710

I'm not sure how many centuries I've done but I rode 6 in 2006 when I turned 50.

The drive train was all Dura Ace 7400 series 52/42 front and 12-21 rear. I couldn't do that these days. It's set up...
07-21-16, 11:50 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 38,899
Posted By Jmpierce

I'm now thinking of riding with the dry rotting...

I'm now thinking of riding with the dry rotting tires to my local shop and getting new tires put on. It's about a 12 mile trip one way. It all adds up right?
07-21-16, 10:33 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 38,899
Posted By Jmpierce

My entry

Motobecane Grand Sprint. CL find for $50.00 Not sure of vintage. I'm thinking of riding this almost exactly the way I bought it. Maybe with new tires.
07-21-16, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,288
Views: 126,505
Posted By Jmpierce

Wow that place brings back memories! Me and the...

Wow that place brings back memories! Me and the wife stayed there with friends three Halloween weekends in the early 90's. We'd tell ghost stories and carve pumpkins and place the pumpkins on the...
07-19-16, 12:08 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 38,899
Posted By Jmpierce

Found my build bike...

Motobecane Grand Sprint. $50.00 on CL. Pictures to follow. I'll try riding with everything the bike came with except tires. They actually hold air but they're too dry rotted to trust.
07-11-16, 12:39 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,358
Posted By Jmpierce

Resurrecting an old thread. I have the evil...

Resurrecting an old thread.

I have the evil twin to your Cresta. My Cervino is the same color and has the same decals. I even added a SKF Bottom Bracket. Mine however is "Hand manufactured in...
07-11-16, 03:23 AM
Replies: 2,162
Views: 700,074
Posted By Jmpierce

Very nice!

I love the fenders and front rack. Did you repaint?
07-10-16, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 634,516
Posted By Jmpierce

Nishiki Cervino serial number

http://<a href="http://s349.photobucket.com/user/joe_pierce1/media/Bikes/image_zps26tx26c1.jpeg.html" target="_blank"><img...
07-05-16, 10:33 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 38,899
Posted By Jmpierce

I so want to do this. Searching for that diamond...

I so want to do this. Searching for that diamond in the rough...getting a late start but I'm sure to be strong at the finish
07-02-16, 12:34 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,739
Posted By Jmpierce

My most lusted after bike would be an early 70's...

My most lusted after bike would be an early 70's Paramount, chrome or lime green. I have a 79 Panasonic Track that is probably the closest to a Paramount I'll ever get. I have a Vitus 979 and a...
06-21-16, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2,511
Views: 506,325
Posted By Jmpierce

:thumb:

:thumb:
06-21-16, 06:06 AM
Replies: 2,511
Views: 506,325
Posted By Jmpierce

Two SS, 79 Panasonic with a coaster brake hub, ...

Two SS, 79 Panasonic with a coaster brake hub,

528527

And a Nashbar Aluminum
528529

Nothing special.
06-11-16, 07:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,563
Posted By Jmpierce

I have a pair of wheels that I bought in 87....

I have a pair of wheels that I bought in 87. Shimano 600 hubs, Weinmann front and non descript rear. Not sure of the total mileage, they've been on many centuries (six in the summer of 06) and was my...
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