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04-22-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By BocaJr

Quicksilver movie poster still up!

Kevin Bacon reacts to ad still on display. Can't believe it's still posted.

Kevin Bacon Hilariously Reacts to His 1986 Ad Still on Display in N.Y.C. Subway Station: 'WTF!' (yahoo.com)...
04-12-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,201,324
Posted By BocaJr

Thanks! Those are the Surly Truck Stop bars. The...

Thanks! Those are the Surly Truck Stop bars. The bars give another 30mm of rise and come in various widths, up to 48 cm
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By BocaJr

Thanks everyone for the comments. I'm thinking...

Thanks everyone for the comments. I'm thinking the same as you. I really didn't have my heart set on acquiring the bike. I just planned to contact the seller after it sat for about two weeks, and...
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By BocaJr

Mercian Professional

This one popped up on a local FB Marketplace, and lasted all of one day with these bad photos. It looks to be an early 70ís Mercian Professional in a 23Ē frame, with the sloping fork crown. Missing...
03-29-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,201,324
Posted By BocaJr

It's the Happy Stem from Velo Orange. Yeah, with...

It's the Happy Stem from Velo Orange. Yeah, with these vintage MTB's, the trick is in getting the handlebars higher and closer to the saddle.
03-27-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,201,324
Posted By BocaJr

IDK, a silver stem with black handlebars, it's a...

IDK, a silver stem with black handlebars, it's a no for me. Especially, since the bike is equipped with black hubs, black FD, black RD, black crank arms, black canti brakes and a black headset.
03-26-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,201,324
Posted By BocaJr

'94 Specialized Stumpjumper

Picked this one up last year with the intention of doing a drop bar conversion. It was in good original condition. Slowly built it up. Finally got it dirty today! Nice nimble ride.
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05-26-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By BocaJr

I'll take one pair. PM incoming!

I'll take one pair. PM incoming!
04-05-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 26,113
Views: 3,632,802
Posted By BocaJr

+1 for the Carradice Zipped Roll. In pre-COVID-19...

+1 for the Carradice Zipped Roll. In pre-COVID-19 times, SJS Cycles had very good prices with reasonable shipping.


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11-14-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14,676
Views: 3,515,949
Posted By BocaJr

There's a spare bulb inside at the bottom of the...

There's a spare bulb inside at the bottom of the case. Try that bulb, Good Luck!
10-28-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8,133
Views: 2,549,110
Posted By BocaJr

1991 Bridgestone MB-1

Picked this up about two months ago off CL. Looks to be mostly original, down to the dork disc and wheel reflectors! Plan to ride it before making any major changes. Just made a few minor changes....
10-23-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,937
Posted By BocaJr

Great find, with the original grips! That should...

Great find, with the original grips! That should clean up nicely


For the Love of English 3 speeds is a thread in the Classic & Vintage section with a wealth of information. Also, look up Sheldon...
10-19-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 26,113
Views: 3,632,802
Posted By BocaJr

I'm not an expert by any means, but it looks like...

I'm not an expert by any means, but it looks like a Phillips to me. Mid 50's
10-11-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,001
Posted By BocaJr

Good stuff!! The '85 looks like a 21" frame.

Good stuff!! The '85 looks like a 21" frame.
07-06-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,360
Posted By BocaJr

Yeah, I still have the '83 720. I just couldn't...

Yeah, I still have the '83 720. I just couldn't pass up all this fun for $40! Another case of a cheap project costing in the long run. LOL
07-06-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,360
Posted By BocaJr

I don't want to hijack Sjtaylor's thread, but...

I don't want to hijack Sjtaylor's thread, but here's a few pics. Stuck seatpost, stuck BB cups, bent derailleur hanger and someone bludgeoned the NDS chain stay and seat tube, perhaps someone...
07-05-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,207
Posted By BocaJr

Keep and restore it! Don't let it get go!! RJ the...

Keep and restore it! Don't let it get go!! RJ the Bike Guy on youtube is your friend with servicing the front Dynohub. Good luck and keep us posted.
07-05-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,360
Posted By BocaJr

Nice work! Looks like a comfortable cockpit ready...

Nice work! Looks like a comfortable cockpit ready for many miles. I just finished up an '85 Trek 720 in real bad shape, no racks left. Put it back mostly stock.
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02-11-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,295
Posted By BocaJr

Yes I did. Iím usually not one to modify...

Yes I did. Iím usually not one to modify components or frames, but I did in this case. I guess I really didnít do my homework, since I thought the Tektros would work. I grounded the slots, but it was...
02-10-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,295
Posted By BocaJr

Thanks! This thread with many bikes like yours...

Thanks! This thread with many bikes like yours were a big help in this build. I wish I was better at documenting with pictures throughout a build. This was a $50 CL acquisition needing a lot of work....
02-09-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,295
Posted By BocaJr

1982 Trek 613

This is the twin to natterberry's 614


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12-28-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 104,051
Posted By BocaJr

Thanks for the praise on the build. Yes, I did...

Thanks for the praise on the build. Yes, I did find a proper frame pump. Also, made a few changes. Put on a Nitto Technomic stem with north road handlebars and city brake levers. Added a Brooks B67...
11-10-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,958
Posted By BocaJr

I'm interested in one of the Cardiff Kilgetty...

I'm interested in one of the Cardiff Kilgetty saddle bags.
10-29-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By BocaJr

Very nice! That's in real good condition. I...

Very nice! That's in real good condition. I recently did a refurbish/service on a very similar Robin Hood Sports from the same era, late 60's, which wasn't half as nice as yours. With your fitment...
10-17-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By BocaJr

Welcome back!

Welcome back!
10-13-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 26,113
Views: 3,632,802
Posted By BocaJr

1951 Raleigh Sports "C" Tourist

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Just picked this up off FB Marketplace. It needs some work, looks to have...
09-17-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 26,113
Views: 3,632,802
Posted By BocaJr

Just finished the Robin Hood Sports. I must admit...

Just finished the Robin Hood Sports. I must admit it has been 'Raleigh-fied' to some extent. A Raleigh crankset, headlamp bracket and seatpost binder bolt. I've been cruising mostly in 1st gear and...
08-19-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,406
Posted By BocaJr

I picked up an '85 Trek 620 with a 19" frame a...

I picked up an '85 Trek 620 with a 19" frame a few months ago for my daughter. I know, pics or it didn't happen. It was equipped with the Shimano XT MC-70 cantilever brakes with Shimano levers...
06-25-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 26,113
Views: 3,632,802
Posted By BocaJr

Robin Hood Sports...The good, the bad and the ugly!

Just picked up this Robin Hood. The AW hub is dated 61, but there is a serial number on the top of the seat lug and 6 1/2" crank arm (perhaps an early 70's flavor with an older replacement rear...
06-20-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 26,113
Views: 3,632,802
Posted By BocaJr

Thanks for the info, found it here: ...

Thanks for the info, found it here:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/731167-16-cotter-press.html
02-18-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,086
Posted By BocaJr

Another Pinarello

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02-12-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,451
Posted By BocaJr

A....is for Atala!

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02-05-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2,114
Views: 442,391
Posted By BocaJr

74 Super Course Mk II

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01-28-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14,676
Views: 3,515,949
Posted By BocaJr

4 bikes for $40 on Craigslist

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12-07-18, 04:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,113
Posted By BocaJr

Very nice find, for just "Another 80's Trek". It...

Very nice find, for just "Another 80's Trek". It should clean up rather nicely. The dirt and grime disguise that beautiful Dark Pewter Dupont Imron paint! My 720 turned out nicely after a good...
11-10-18, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,700
Posted By BocaJr

After reading this tread, I decided to try some...

After reading this tread, I decided to try some 700C wheels on my recent refurb of my '83 720 for fun. I still have the original black Rigidi 700C wheelset from my '86 Trek 400 sitting in the garage....
11-06-18, 06:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,694
Posted By BocaJr

Thanks SM! Nothing outside of regular maintenance...

Thanks SM! Nothing outside of regular maintenance in bringing it back. All the original components were still in good shape, so I decided to stick with it. I guess the hardest thing was trying to get...
11-04-18, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,828
Posted By BocaJr

Thanks! It measured 27 5/8". We must be close in...

Thanks! It measured 27 5/8". We must be close in height. I guess my optimal frame size would be 55cm. I can ride a 54cm or 56cm, but prefer the larger frame size.
11-03-18, 05:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,828
Posted By BocaJr

Just finished the refurb. I got started on this...

Just finished the refurb. I got started on this back in April, but then life got in the way. Kept it mostly original for now. Still thinking about fenders. Enjoy!...
11-03-18, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2,397
Views: 561,307
Posted By BocaJr

1983 Trek 720

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11-03-18, 04:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,694
Posted By BocaJr

It turned out to be a real cream puff! It was...

It turned out to be a real cream puff! It was pretty grungy when I found it, but all original. I just went through it, servicing/cleaning it up and replacing consumables. I actually just finished up...
11-02-18, 09:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,694
Posted By BocaJr

1983 Trek 720

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10-30-18, 07:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,511
Posted By BocaJr

My first resto was a 72 Schwinn Super Sport in...

My first resto was a 72 Schwinn Super Sport in Kool Lemon acquired in May 2016. The biggest and longest challenge was a stuck stem. It took about two weeks of penetrating oils, but no success. In the...
09-01-18, 10:24 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 24,333
Posted By BocaJr

72 Schwinn Super Sport

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Sold this fillet brazed beauty about one year ago.
08-25-18, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,219
Posted By BocaJr

I'll take one of the Duopar Eco Rd's and the...

I'll take one of the Duopar Eco Rd's and the Suntour barcons. Thanks!
07-14-18, 10:17 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,625
Posted By BocaJr

Somewhat on topic is this article from Business...

Somewhat on topic is this article from Business Insider ranking the 2018 TdF bikes. http://www.businessinsider.com/tour-de-france-bikes-ranked-2018-7#no-1-trek-segafredos-madone-22

I...
04-18-18, 09:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,243
Posted By BocaJr

I think you did VERY well! Tenax tubing and the...

I think you did VERY well! Tenax tubing and the paint and decals look to be in great shape. Just lower that stem, please. It looks past the MIN insertion point.
04-15-18, 07:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,676
Posted By BocaJr

NICE! Well worth the road trip. The champagne...

NICE! Well worth the road trip. The champagne paint really looks good, not a color you see very often.
04-09-18, 08:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,915
Posted By BocaJr

This is a timely topic for me. I'm into the tear...

This is a timely topic for me. I'm into the tear down phase on my '83 Trek 720. During disassembly, I noticed the locking tab on the Duopar is not fully engaging with the tab on the frame dropout. ...
03-20-18, 08:22 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 104,051
Posted By BocaJr

'71 Peugeot UO-8

Here's my build. The journey to this point was long, but not terribly hard. It started about a year and a half ago. I picked up a UO-8 off of craigslist. The bike was a 21" in the metallic green,...
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