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07-13-20, 09:25 AM
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Posted By Chris_in_Miami

No, I've never had either of those. I think the...

No, I've never had either of those. I think the reason I prefer the 640 is because the 750 is more of a racing geometry and more sensitive to steering inputs. I'm getting a little old for that...
07-07-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,422
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

What a cool score, congrats!! Coincidentally, I...

What a cool score, congrats!! Coincidentally, I just happened to search for "sequoia" on the local cl, and one popped up! Unfortunately it was a 1992 model (still kinda cool though,) and at least one...
07-07-20, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Chris_in_Miami

That's a beauty, well done! Is that the original...

That's a beauty, well done! Is that the original paint, or was it refinished? Either way, that color is really attractive.
07-06-20, 11:41 AM
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Views: 489,219
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

I took the 640 out for a spin over the holiday...

I took the 640 out for a spin over the holiday weekend. It came to me with a mostly complete Nuovo Gran Sport group, but I swapped most of that out for some assorted shiny bits that I prefer.
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07-03-20, 06:16 PM
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Views: 489,219
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

The "other" 750, not as common as the Multitrack...

The "other" 750, not as common as the Multitrack that shared the number later. This is a 1982 that was probably sold as a frameset, built up with a very nice group. Very nice rider, but not getting...
05-18-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,624
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Your situation parallels my own history pretty...

Your situation parallels my own history pretty closely. I had given up on my low volume flipping a number of years ago, and was having a hard time unloading anything at a break-even price until covid...
05-15-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,507
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Looks great, nicely done! Strangely enough, this...

Looks great, nicely done! Strangely enough, this afternoon I was browsing ebay and saw a familiar group of mismatched components: Avocet, Huret, Campagnolo!
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11-19-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2,381
Views: 489,219
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Recent pics of my 1982 757: ...

Recent pics of my 1982 757:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2960_6b4d0e3d44c21192ce199554b0279338db2eadff.jpg...
11-14-19, 01:50 PM
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Views: 850,636
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2996_44b4c405667d89c755799a501f8733f8bcd116f7.jpg...
11-07-19, 10:02 PM
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Views: 2,867
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Here's one I gave to my brother recently, pretty...

Here's one I gave to my brother recently, pretty sure it has a "made in Taiwan" decal on it. Solid bike.
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10-16-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,204
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

I had this scenario play out very recently. I was...

I had this scenario play out very recently. I was sharing some pics of a bike I scored from a pawn shop on another forum, and got a message from another member from the other side of the country who...
10-05-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

They work just fine with a three-ring set, plenty...

They work just fine with a three-ring set, plenty of range.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20130612_185137_8cbc8becf0667286877064942aa3a60c41615fa2.jpg
10-04-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2,381
Views: 489,219
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Picked up this 640 recently with a mostly...

Picked up this 640 recently with a mostly complete Gran Sport group. Waiting on a set of tires, then it's time to ride!
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09-29-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,382
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

One suggestion on the cable guide slots under the...

One suggestion on the cable guide slots under the BB shell - I like to use a short segment of plastic/teflon cable liner that I've salvaged from some old brake or shifter cables, the pressure of the...
10-29-14, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,185
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Raleigh mini-velos have the shifters on the head...

Raleigh mini-velos have the shifters on the head tube (I believe I've seen this on minis from other manufacturers as well.)
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03-16-13, 09:24 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 33,247
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Here's my 1999 60th anniversary model: ...

Here's my 1999 60th anniversary model:

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-3PQ2kQOWunw/UT6OFHqWnSI/AAAAAAAAD40/3JH2y914fcI/s734/13+-+1
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12-07-12, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7,094
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Posted By Chris_in_Miami

+1, that's badass!! You just need to trade those...

+1, that's badass!! You just need to trade those awful thumb shifters for a nice set of 7-speed bar end units (which I just happen to have a surplus of...) :innocent:

And in the unlikely event...
09-30-12, 08:48 PM
Replies: 900
Views: 159,430
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

For sale at the flea market today, a Motobecane...

For sale at the flea market today, a Motobecane Mirage, and a Suntour equipped Nishiki International for a very reasonable $125.
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08-23-12, 08:39 AM
Replies: 803
Views: 57,590
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Lately I've been going in for the bushmeat...

Lately I've been going in for the bushmeat terrine.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-lotVZz6Xef4/UDY_8_I4SCI/AAAAAAAAC5g/6XDl7-EBklo/s800/Terrine.jpg
12-13-11, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 246,705
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Apologies if this has come up already: ...

Apologies if this has come up already:

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-2lc6NDIaBCE/Tue2ZEBugXI/AAAAAAAACSQ/G5i5ROHxRmg/s800/palin.jpg
05-19-11, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,381
Views: 489,219
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Beautiful bike, I love the way it looks modern...

Beautiful bike, I love the way it looks modern and vintage simultaneously!
09-29-10, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,270
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

I'm not sure I share your vision of "awesome"...

I'm not sure I share your vision of "awesome" because I think you're already very close. I'd probably just add northroads or arc bars and a set of 27x1-1/4 Paselas, possibly some hammered aluminum...
08-06-10, 09:52 PM
Replies: 61,477
Views: 9,272,841
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Wow, is this a beauty...

Wow, is this a beauty (http://treasure.craigslist.org/bik/1874862472.html)! Except for those wheels...

Daccordi Oria Star tube frame classic - $1500 (Palm City)
Date: 2010-08-01, 1:24PM EDT...
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