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09-07-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 58,151
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Posted By AeroGut

1989 Stumpjumper Team - $275 There's a good...

1989 Stumpjumper Team - $275

There's a good chance a local flipper has already jumped on this.

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/aurora-specialized-team-stumpjumper/7191780882.html
...
Forum: Touring
08-28-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,109
Posted By AeroGut

There's a recurring theme in this thread that...

There's a recurring theme in this thread that "bikepacking" is a new term. It isn't. It's just being used differently now. Cannondale used the term "bikepacking" in their catalogs when they first...
08-24-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 58,151
Views: 8,494,211
Posted By AeroGut

For a minute, I thought the front blackburn rack...

For a minute, I thought the front blackburn rack was actually attached in some weird way, but it appears to just be draped on the bike for illustrative purposes. Only one (NDS) photo.

Shogun 2000...
Replies: 17
Views: 846
Posted By AeroGut

If the Shimano 105 "Golden Arrow" components are...

If the Shimano 105 "Golden Arrow" components are original, that places it to 1983-1986 give or take a bit.
08-18-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 58,151
Views: 8,494,211
Posted By AeroGut

Nishiki Cresta - $120 starting bid. Could be a...

Nishiki Cresta - $120 starting bid. Could be a reasonable deal if you can pick it up locally in Montesano, Washington.
...
08-18-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By AeroGut

Look like either inspiration for or copy of the...

Look like either inspiration for or copy of the Shimano Adamas AX touring pedals (I'm not sure which came first):
...
08-16-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,361
Posted By AeroGut

Those pics are NOT the same bike. I posted those...

Those pics are NOT the same bike. I posted those as examples of what that model SHOULD look like. From the original post with just the chainstay damage, there was speculation that it might have been...
08-14-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 58,151
Views: 8,494,211
Posted By AeroGut

A few interesting ones available at the...

A few interesting ones available at the non-profit shop in WIlmington, DE.

Buy A Bike - Urban Bike Project (http://www.urbanbikeproject.com/buy-a-bike/)
(click on the link to the catalog of...
08-07-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 58,151
Views: 8,494,211
Posted By AeroGut

Schwinn Super Sport - $200 Cincinnati ...

Schwinn Super Sport - $200 Cincinnati

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/cincinnati-classic-schwinn-10-speed/7172768481.html
...
07-27-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,225
Posted By AeroGut

Or get a handlebar bag or a large underseat bag...

Or get a handlebar bag or a large underseat bag and put some extra bottles in it along with anything else you might want along the way.
07-22-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 58,151
Views: 8,494,211
Posted By AeroGut

Not strictly C&V, but seems like a decent price...

Not strictly C&V, but seems like a decent price for a C&V-inspired modern bike?

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/cincinnati-colnago-classic-campagnolo/7163646106.html
...
07-19-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 58,151
Views: 8,494,211
Posted By AeroGut

I think it's just angle, as the distance from the...

I think it's just angle, as the distance from the bolt holes to the edge doesn't seem to be different, but I'm not positive.
07-19-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 58,151
Views: 8,494,211
Posted By AeroGut

I think the two large chainrings are Sugino...

I think the two large chainrings are Sugino mighty drillium? Likely 144BCD not 130 as described? Seller says local only, but they've been up for awhile, so you might be able to talk him into putting...
07-14-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 58,151
Views: 8,494,211
Posted By AeroGut

94 Kona Lava Dome rigid MTB

Solid 90's rigid steel MTB.
https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/cincinnati-kona-lava-dome-race-light/7158742025.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00p0p_iVOKlnrWP6t_0CI0t2_600x450.jpgKona...
07-13-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,164
Posted By AeroGut

I second the idea of some sort of mechanical...

I second the idea of some sort of mechanical resistance. Drag from poor aerodynamics decreases quickly as your speed drops, so the slower you go, the more drag you need to add. Seems much easier to...
07-11-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 58,151
Views: 8,494,211
Posted By AeroGut

Nashbar 26" tourer late 80's

Not particularly valuable, but possibly historically interesting - a late 80's 26" wheel drop bar touring bike from Nashbar. Ishiwata EX triple-butted 4130 tubing. Front canti brake, rear U-brake....
07-04-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By AeroGut

Looks like you removed the whole free hub? The...

Looks like you removed the whole free hub? The cassette slides off of that free hub, so you can leave it on the wheel
06-25-20, 05:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 520
Posted By AeroGut

One caveat - the described interrupter/cross...

One caveat - the described interrupter/cross levers work best with aero brake levers, where the cable is running along the handlebar under your bar tape. If you have the original 1983 brake levers on...
06-19-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,683
Posted By AeroGut

that was normal for sport touring bikes. The...

that was normal for sport touring bikes. The eyelets are intended for fenders or lightweight racks that attached to the brake bolt. Not intended for a heavier rack that would attach to the seat...
06-15-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 742
Posted By AeroGut

Is it possible that something that is different...

Is it possible that something that is different between the bikes is affecting your perception of how the brakes are working? Maybe there's a more noticeable weight transfer to your hands on the trek...
05-31-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By AeroGut

Since "asynchronous" refers to time, I interpret...

Since "asynchronous" refers to time, I interpret it as a reference to whether you replace both tires at the same time or one at a time. Some people opt for putting a new tire on the front and moving...
05-29-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By AeroGut

Any shimano road triple front derailleur should...

Any shimano road triple front derailleur should work. Over the years, the Sora, Tiagra, 105 and Ultegra groups all had a triple option at one time or another, so look for any of those, but make sure...
05-25-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 58,151
Views: 8,494,211
Posted By AeroGut

it takes an eccentric adapter so you can make it...

it takes an eccentric adapter so you can make it a fixie if you want. Not sure why they didnít just use horizontal dropouts.
05-14-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By AeroGut

If the only reason you want the key way is for...

If the only reason you want the key way is for the canti housing stop, one option is to use a fork-mounted housing stop. Fairly common on cyclocross bikes. Many argue that brake performance is even...
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By AeroGut

The girls frames also tend to attract much less...

The girls frames also tend to attract much less attention from collectors than the boys frames do.
04-27-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By AeroGut

+1 on the drop-bar conversion, especially if it's...

+1 on the drop-bar conversion, especially if it's a larger size frame. Narrowish tires and you'll have a sturdy but lightweight do anything bike. Those are wonderful frames. Definitely needs to be...
Forum: Touring
04-27-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,102
Posted By AeroGut

I donít think 74 is the year of the bike. It...

I donít think 74 is the year of the bike. It refers to the year Koga was founded.
04-02-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By AeroGut

A 1995 would have come with cantilever brakes not...

A 1995 would have come with cantilever brakes not v-brakes. Can you take a pic of your brakes and brake levers? One somewhat remote possibility is that your brake levers were changed out at some...
03-28-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 58,151
Views: 8,494,211
Posted By AeroGut

Miele

This one's a bit closer. . .
https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/mason-miele-bike-with-columbus-tubing/7098181234.html
https://images.craigslist.org/00101_aPZC5jkwR7u_600x450.jpg
03-18-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,214
Posted By AeroGut

Took my Bianchi out this morning well before the...

Took my Bianchi out this morning well before the rain was supposed to start. . . and of course got rained on. Still a nice ride though. Sorry no pictures.
02-08-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,857
Posted By AeroGut

+1 on the trailer idea. I must admit to...

+1 on the trailer idea. I must admit to periodically drooling over bakfiets, and I even test-rode an Urban Arrow model once. (It was great.) But from a practical perspective, I can't justify it. It's...
02-03-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 740,716
Posted By AeroGut

A Nishiki International: SN = KS294632 Pics: ...

A Nishiki International: SN = KS294632
Pics:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1632x1224/img_1121_538b7b10b8a2241568219a68600403cb2c787111.jpg...
Forum: Touring
01-29-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,820
Posted By AeroGut

Iíd consider starting/ending in Burlington VT....

Iíd consider starting/ending in Burlington VT. You can go around the lake and head west into the Adirondacks or north into Canada and the St Lawrence valley or east into Maine and maybe circle down...
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By AeroGut

perhaps theyíre no longer in business? I found a...

perhaps theyíre no longer in business? I found a web address for them, but it also seems to be a dead link. Maybe an Italian speaker can find something? Searching ďcicli foresti tizianoĒ turns up a...
01-13-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 881
Views: 148,471
Posted By AeroGut

Is it possible it was "Montare" rather than...

Is it possible it was "Montare" rather than "Montera"? That was a staple name in the Fisher line for quite a while starting in 1983. A lugged fork crown pegs it as one of the very early ones, as they...
01-13-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,374
Posted By AeroGut

Internal gear hubs are a good example of adding...

Internal gear hubs are a good example of adding weight to get closer to indestructible. If you bang your bike around in ways that might bend your derailleur hanger or cage, itís worth considering.
01-09-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,310
Posted By AeroGut

The Bicycle Museum of America in New Bremen,...

The Bicycle Museum of America in New Bremen, Ohio:
THE BICYCLE MUSEUM OF AMERICA (http://www.bicyclemuseum.com/)
01-09-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 401
Posted By AeroGut

Is there any functional issue with the current...

Is there any functional issue with the current derailleurs? If not, they should work fine with the new shifters, so I would consider just cleaning them, and only replace the brakes and shifters to...
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By AeroGut

If you've searched much on Google, you probably...

If you've searched much on Google, you probably came across Sheldon Brown's praise of the 1997 Volpe, but in case you haven't seen it: https://www.sheldonbrown.com/volpe.html

Yours looks to be...
12-22-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,747
Posted By AeroGut

About five years ago or so, the IRS introduced an...

About five years ago or so, the IRS introduced an easy application for 501(c)(3) status that is really quite simple to fill out, as long as youíre not expecting to have a large revenue, which most...
11-16-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By AeroGut

50's Cyclo Benelux lever-actuated front derailleur

SOLD

When your down-tube shifter isn't vintage enough. . . a 1950's lever-actuated front derailleur.
It's in good condition. Mechanism works smoothly. Missing the upper retaining clamp.
$75...
11-14-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 17,884
Posted By AeroGut

Since this zombie has been revived, I'll add mine...

Since this zombie has been revived, I'll add mine to the mix. It started life as a late 90's upright hybrid. I got it as a frame and built it up with drop bars. The long top tube is ideal for my...
11-03-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By AeroGut

Dust caps

If you find a set and it doesnít have dust caps, I think I have some caps that match that crank.
11-03-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3,159
Views: 277,899
Posted By AeroGut

Is there an easy way to tell the difference...

Is there an easy way to tell the difference between the lightweight and not? I have an orphan adjustable cup that's 1.370"x24 tpi, but it might be just the same as the one you've already got:...
10-26-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3,159
Views: 277,899
Posted By AeroGut

I sent PM, but in case the image link doesn't...

I sent PM, but in case the image link doesn't work, this Victory DR is available. Needs cleaning up, but it works fine....
10-03-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,611
Posted By AeroGut

"R" means racing and "T" means touring, so ST's...

"R" means racing and "T" means touring, so ST's have, for example, much longer chainstays, a third bottle cage mount, rack and fender mounts and sometimes canti brakes. You can see the geometry...
09-28-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,721
Posted By AeroGut

The top of the line Treks in the 80ís and 90ís...

The top of the line Treks in the 80ís and 90ís were well made and arenít hard to find in good condition.
09-16-19, 02:27 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 126,314
Posted By AeroGut

Correction: the 2000 UCI rule was for the hour...

Correction: the 2000 UCI rule was for the hour record. I donít know the timing of the same size wheel requirement for road TTs. For this bike, though, the slope may be just because of the large frame...
09-15-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 126,314
Posted By AeroGut

The reason for assuming late 90's is that...

The reason for assuming late 90's is that Reynolds 853 didn't come out until 95, so if that decal is legit, it's at least 95. As for the front wheel, it's possible it had a 650 front wheel, but that...
09-15-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 126,314
Posted By AeroGut

Here's an interesting late 90's custom frame....

Here's an interesting late 90's custom frame. Fork isn't original. I just put it on to show the geometry. Interesting seat stay/chain stay design. Tubing is aero-shaped Reynolds 853. Sort of visible...
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