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07-27-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 10,193
Posted By M1T

A great option in the Grand Tetons is "The...

A great option in the Grand Tetons is "The Climbers Ranch." Very nice and modern bunk style accommodations and a fraction of the price of a Jackson Hole hotel, or even a camp site like KOA. You do...
06-18-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 50,450
Posted By M1T

First, thanks for all the replies and thought...

First, thanks for all the replies and thought that went towards answering my question, "What color should I paint my 84 760?" :)

I wanted something different than the original purple body and...
06-16-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 50,450
Posted By M1T

Trek 760, 770, Seat Binder Bolt Replacement is 21mm x 8mm

To answer my own question, a Problem Solvers Seat Binder Bolt Chromoly, 21mm is the correct choice.
06-01-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 50,450
Posted By M1T

760 Seat post binder bolt dimensions

Anyone know the length of the Sugino (or any) binder bolt? 8mm diameter, but want to order the right length. Thx-
04-03-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 74,911
Posted By M1T

Hello... last one (for a while). L - D (?- too...

Hello... last one (for a while). L - D (?- too much paint to tell), R - D 1624. 54 CM C to C...
03-22-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 50,450
Posted By M1T

85 760, needs repaint- original red or something new?

My first real bike was an 84 760, 2CM's too big, but still a great ride. I bought it new and didn't realize the gem I had until it was gone... So in February, I purchased an 85, 55 C to C, but the...
03-15-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 74,911
Posted By M1T

Hello- No internal ribs, and 2 more photo's. And...

Hello- No internal ribs, and 2 more photo's. And another question. Would a 753 Pro be more valuable or sought after than a SLX "Professional?" This is a repainted frame BTW.
...
03-15-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 74,911
Posted By M1T

Another one..."A" (only) stamped on the drive...

Another one..."A" (only) stamped on the drive side, Campagnolo dropouts, repaint. Based on my education from this site, somewhat early in the Z production group, so 1985? Thank you!
...
03-12-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 74,911
Posted By M1T

Yes, you are correct (as always). See pic. ...

Yes, you are correct (as always). See pic.

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03-12-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 74,911
Posted By M1T

Two Decals, Interpretation

Hello- there is a decal/transfer/sticker on the seat tube of my EM Corsa Extra that reads "fietsen erleyses terafene." I ran it through a translator, but that wasn't a ton of help- "cycling erleyses...
03-03-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 74,911
Posted By M1T

Thank you! Here's the bike... ...

Thank you! Here's the bike...
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0927_cebd434b3e21596db56b4405ab98029fc1ff6b76.jpeg...
03-03-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 74,911
Posted By M1T

Another EM Dating Question

Left side: Right Side:
X Z
4 6726
Dura Ace 7400 6 speed (perfect)
Blue frame with white/cream accents. Chromed drive side rear stay, chromed dropouts
...
02-14-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 74,911
Posted By M1T

P G 6BX 7618 I beleive this to...

P G
6BX 7618

I beleive this to be a 1997, but would like confirmation please. Made with SLX NEW. Interestingly, the seat tube measures 55.3 C to C, and the TT is 56 C to C.

What does...
01-31-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 235,493
Posted By M1T

Very, very nice bikes! There was (is still?) a...

Very, very nice bikes! There was (is still?) a Velocista in my size for sale on Boulder CL in minty mint condition for 2600 as I recall... was super tempted but found a EM MXL in the same size,...
01-03-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 235,493
Posted By M1T

If its a pantographed 'T" vs a silkscreen /...

If its a pantographed 'T" vs a silkscreen / decal, I'd say it's authentic. And based on the photo, it looks like the real thing. Can't imagine someone going through the time and effort, and...
01-03-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,573
Posted By M1T

I've had this Colnago sitting a box for 6 months...

I've had this Colnago sitting a box for 6 months and just put it together for some quick photos. I'll have all the stuff triple checked before riding... Broke my neck and back this summer as a...
12-28-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,573
Posted By M1T

1969 Colnago Super

Trying to date what I believe to be a 1969 Colnago Super. The head tube lugs changed after 1970, but my bike has the 1970/71 slightly more fancy, ornate design. But the bottom bracket has the 1968/69...
11-29-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,346
Posted By M1T

Super nice bike! Just purchased a mid 80's blue...

Super nice bike! Just purchased a mid 80's blue version of the Trestina. Of all the bikes I've brought to my LBS, this one got the most comments as to its beauty by far. It came with a full...
06-29-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 235,493
Posted By M1T

They're both still in transit... the Tecno from...

They're both still in transit... the Tecno from the motherland, and the SP from Bend, OR. From the photo's, both look to be in excellent shape, so I'll ride them both and make a decision wrt to...
06-29-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3,317
Views: 341,813
Posted By M1T

Speaking from recent experience, they work. I had...

Speaking from recent experience, they work. I had a rear wheel malfunction 6 days ago on a very benign stretch of rural flat road and launched like a missile headfirst into a road sign. Hit it...
06-28-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 235,493
Posted By M1T

But for that bargain price, it came with...

But for that bargain price, it came with authentic Italian dust, cobwebs from one of the rarest spiders in Italy, as well as those stunning chainrings. I'll give most of it to you if you're...
06-28-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 235,493
Posted By M1T

Thank you very much for the detailed answer....

Thank you very much for the detailed answer. Description saved!
06-28-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 235,493
Posted By M1T

Agreed... Have a couple US of A frames that need...

Agreed... Have a couple US of A frames that need to be built up and Dura Ace would work. Just scored a 1990 super clean SP with a wild, almost perfect paint job off CL for a bargain price, so I'm 2...
06-18-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 235,493
Posted By M1T

eBay Purchase... verifying that it is a Tecno

Just purchased a Tommasini Tecno "I think" off eBay from a seller in Italy. Judging from the photo's, it appears to be in great shape frame/paint-wise. Full Dura Ace, etc. The only concern is the...
12-16-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,637
Posted By M1T

Thanks... clean, de-rust, go easy, and wax for...

Thanks... clean, de-rust, go easy, and wax for now... I didn't realize what I had here. This frame will be treated with the respect it deserves. Thanks to everyone who read and commented...
12-04-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,637
Posted By M1T

All of this helps! Thanks for posting all the...

All of this helps! Thanks for posting all the photo's. Some really nice examples out there... The CB pic is especially helpful in terms of a likely similar pre-condition.

I'm going to stay away...
12-04-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,637
Posted By M1T

Thank you all for the thoughts and comments. ...

Thank you all for the thoughts and comments. After reading them all, I'll keep cleaning, and see where it takes the frame.

Part of the post was born from the frustration of hours of careful...
12-03-19, 11:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,637
Posted By M1T

Despite having worked in the the tech industry...

Despite having worked in the the tech industry forever, not sure how this posting stuff works on this forum! My original words were truncated, then photo's showed up. But at least after 2-3 days of...
12-03-19, 11:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,637
Posted By M1T

Clean and wax, or strip and paint? 1951 Carlton Massed Start

Bought this 1951 Carlton Massed Start for cheap, but it has some neat decals (transfers) and a Hans Orht of Beverly Hills shop sticker / decal that was covered and uncovered over time. My dilemma is...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,777
Posted By M1T

Good luck to you.

Good luck to you.
12-03-19, 11:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 31,547
Posted By M1T

Yes, all the time. But only if they're in front,...

Yes, all the time. But only if they're in front, which is not very often.
12-03-19, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3,317
Views: 341,813
Posted By M1T

Always wear a helmet.

Always wear a helmet.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-19, 11:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,608
Posted By M1T

The one you live in. Unless it's a town.

The one you live in. Unless it's a town.
12-02-19, 11:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,833
Posted By M1T

I agree

I agree
05-29-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,541
Posted By M1T

hi- i have a 'racing' bike with period incorrect...

hi- i have a 'racing' bike with period incorrect wheels mounted currently. what year would you estimate these to be? thx- tony
Forum: Touring
03-11-18, 08:08 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,505
Posted By M1T

Mr Tall Tourist- maybe world traveling isn't a...

Mr Tall Tourist- maybe world traveling isn't a good activty for you? Perhaps stick to your house/ block/ neighborhood / city and wait till the end? At least you'll know what to expect?
03-10-18, 11:25 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 40,298
Posted By M1T

It takes courage and a good dose of humility to...

It takes courage and a good dose of humility to ask for this kind of help... From what I gather, Grant is a good guy and I hope for him and his employees' sake that this works. There's another guy...
Forum: Touring
03-09-18, 07:35 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,505
Posted By M1T

Couple of real-life observations... Chile is an...

Couple of real-life observations... Chile is an excellent place to tour. Very friendly people, high on the worldwide 'freedom index' (higher than the US). They tend to drive smaller cars than we...
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