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03-15-19, 11:09 PM
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Posted By DMC707

I really think she'd be flattered in a way (at...

I really think she'd be flattered in a way (at being referred to as a sledgehammer-- her name is Christy though, and im Doug ) and I am going to share this thread with her because after a year...
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Posted By DMC707

You could spend $150 on this one to turn it into...

You could spend $150 on this one to turn it into a $100 bicycle, so i'd pass
03-15-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,733
Posted By DMC707

Epilogue

It is interesting to re-read this thread I started 3 years ago.

The outpouring of great advice was not expected and I remember receiving PM's from some of you good folk for months afterward to...
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Posted By DMC707

Ouch! A Tommasini for $550 ? makes me feel like...

Ouch! A Tommasini for $550 ? makes me feel like the sky is falling ! Selling because of an upcoming grandiose plan that i will detail in a thread on CV soon :thumb:
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Posted By DMC707

Yes. I built it to be my daily driver and it...

Yes. I built it to be my daily driver and it served well in this capacity for months. I have a new Tarmac and while this machine is a bit heavier, it gives up very little in performance to it with...
03-14-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,827
Posted By DMC707

those are soooooi cool! Ive only ridden...

those are soooooi cool!

Ive only ridden one in my life but would love to add one to the stable
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Posted By DMC707

Pinarello Opera

https://i.imgur.com/KYgZ3sn.jpg

Oy Vey ! My second WIW post in a day -- I feel like the sky is falling

But seriously this bike is in VG condition with no dents and a DA 7800 build across...
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Views: 688
Posted By DMC707

DeRosa Professional

https://i.imgur.com/DmEbGaO.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/RN86Hyx.jpg


Pains me to have to thin the herd a bit, but I have listed a handful of my bikes on a local FB cycling marketplace.

The...
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Views: 1,530
Posted By DMC707

reminiscent of Clark Gable they say!

reminiscent of Clark Gable they say!
02-26-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,228
Posted By DMC707

Cool bikes. This frame itself may be an 02, but...

Cool bikes. This frame itself may be an 02, but the design dates back to the mid 90's as i saw one at my first 12 hour ultra marathon.

i saw it several times in fact as the rider lapped me twice...
01-11-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 707
Posted By DMC707

Thanks everyone for weighing in. i'll try a...

Thanks everyone for weighing in.

i'll try a few more rides on it as is to try amd see if the size is going to be ok. Probably best to be sure of it before spending a lot of momey on tubulars and...
Replies: 14
Views: 983
Posted By DMC707

If someone legitimately offered him $600, then it...

If someone legitimately offered him $600, then it was probably a replica of a bike the offeror had in their youth or something and brought back fond memories. Thats the only scenario i can think of...
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Views: 754
Posted By DMC707

$150 or so on the bike.

$150 or so on the bike.
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Views: 754
Posted By DMC707

awesome!

awesome!
01-10-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 943
Posted By DMC707

As i was scrolling down and saw the sentence...

As i was scrolling down and saw the sentence about stripping the paint, i was initially like -- Wha?

but as i read more, i think the paint is perfect and in keeping with an Ironman. So much...
01-09-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 707
Posted By DMC707

1975 Raleigh Competition gravel conversion? & sizing advice

Was comsidering a new gravel bike but im currently on a post tax payment type budget (slim) and didnt wish to put a toy on a card, so i thought - hmmmm, i already have a bike with big time tire...
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Views: 1,002
Posted By DMC707

I sold my 04 5900 OCLV for $550 with full dura...

I sold my 04 5900 OCLV for $550 with full dura ace, i would expect the newer Madone might be a $1000 bike. Buyers in that price range might nit pick it for being 10'speed though
12-27-18, 11:43 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,790
Posted By DMC707

New jeans, a bottle of Polo Blue smell good, some...

New jeans, a bottle of Polo Blue smell good, some restaurant gift cards, couple of ball caps, and $500 cash

not a bad haul

nothing cycling related
12-27-18, 11:00 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,007
Posted By DMC707

lol, Strictly speaking of the roadworthy bikes,...

lol, Strictly speaking of the roadworthy bikes,

Colnago Super -done, needs nothing
DeRosa Pro - done, needs nothing
Raleigh Competition- same
DeBernardi 1 - needs better tires (cursed with...
12-27-18, 10:22 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,007
Posted By DMC707

60 percent done, other than periodic maintenance

60 percent done, other than periodic maintenance
12-25-18, 12:20 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,029
Posted By DMC707

I am alone in my unbridled enthusiasm, but i have...

I am alone in my unbridled enthusiasm, but i have a local shop that supports my habit and the guys' there are really pumped on the nicer vintage stuff.

being a collge town, the shop sees vintage...
12-25-18, 12:16 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,029
Posted By DMC707

i took my '00 model Waterford pista out to the...

i took my '00 model Waterford pista out to the final ride at the Superdrome and couldnt believe all the positive comments. Realizing its a '00 model, so not crazy old, but its still a lugged...
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By DMC707

You did good on this one. (Saw your other...

You did good on this one. (Saw your other thread)

the value is just what is in the frameset and salvageable xt parts, so id say $250 -300 as is max dollars,

the mods, while frowned upon...
12-17-18, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By DMC707

If it takes a 9/16 pedal, - a Garmin or powertap...

If it takes a 9/16 pedal, - a Garmin or powertap pedal will get it going
12-17-18, 01:58 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,500
Posted By DMC707

yes - me too. the fine folks on here have in...

yes - me too.

the fine folks on here have in the past allowed me to rail away on topics as diverse as

my divorce
vintage cars
new steel track bike build
comparisons of new carbon bike to my...
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