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05-26-13, 01:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,835
Posted By roadrunner2012

Sort of like your Paceline posts. It's almost...

Sort of like your Paceline posts. It's almost like you are just padding your post count over there to use their classifieds.
05-24-13, 08:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,306
Posted By roadrunner2012

Bill, the forks on those are the deal breaker for...

Bill, the forks on those are the deal breaker for me. I can't stand those unicrown forks, they just look like crap. They may ride okay, but I sure don't want to look down at them all ride. Even the...
05-24-13, 08:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,522
Posted By roadrunner2012

A reamer is best, but all I have is a hone. I...

A reamer is best, but all I have is a hone. I grease most everything but BB spindles.

Thrifty Bill is spot on about Kroil being better than PB Blaster. Too bad it is so hard to come by, at least...
05-24-13, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,686
Posted By roadrunner2012

In the 1997 catalog. What do you need to know?

In the 1997 catalog. What do you need to know?
05-24-13, 07:18 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,679
Posted By roadrunner2012

All things considered, San Diego and environs has...

All things considered, San Diego and environs has to be tops, Phoenix/Tucson close behind, in that order. It's all about weather, roads and scenery. Those places have all that going for them.

As...
05-24-13, 07:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,118
Posted By roadrunner2012

Once again, talk with Road Fan. He has followed...

Once again, talk with Road Fan. He has followed them for quite some time, and probably knows more than most here about the Marque.
05-24-13, 03:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,306
Posted By roadrunner2012

I own two OS Steel bikes from 2002. One is a...

I own two OS Steel bikes from 2002. One is a Marin Verona, made from shaped Columbus Thron tubing, it is a surprisingly nice riding bike:...
05-23-13, 10:04 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,679
Posted By roadrunner2012

Random shots around PHX

Random shots around PHX
05-23-13, 08:05 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,679
Posted By roadrunner2012

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-PHEV_StQdNs/TbJ...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-PHEV_StQdNs/TbJeO0PwanI/AAAAAAAAFn0/enLYhdmtdzk/s576/P1010413.JPG...
05-23-13, 07:04 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,679
Posted By roadrunner2012

Apart from the knickers and long sleeves. ...

Apart from the knickers and long sleeves.

PHX is pretty darn nice. I just ride early when it's hot.
05-21-13, 09:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,118
Posted By roadrunner2012

Ask member RoadFan, he is a Mondonico owner, and...

Ask member RoadFan, he is a Mondonico owner, and knowledgeable.
05-21-13, 08:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,522
Posted By roadrunner2012

Which is why you put a crap saddle on it and...

Which is why you put a crap saddle on it and wedge it in the crook of a tree. I'm sure you can find a tree with an appropriate space in it to wedge the saddle and then twist and pull.
05-21-13, 07:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,914
Posted By roadrunner2012

You have some pretty rare DA, then. I've never...

You have some pretty rare DA, then. I've never seen a 6s Dura Ace STI.
05-21-13, 04:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,522
Posted By roadrunner2012

If it moves, it will come out. Put a sacrificial...

If it moves, it will come out. Put a sacrificial saddle on it, wedge it in the crook of a tree and pull.
05-21-13, 04:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,914
Posted By roadrunner2012

^^^^This

^^^^This
05-20-13, 09:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,168
Posted By roadrunner2012

Never mistake someone else's actions for...

Never mistake someone else's actions for something you should emulate. The nice thing about a GPS is that you can track your progress, or lack of.

RideWithGPS gives you more data in the free...
05-20-13, 09:46 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,168
Posted By roadrunner2012

I'll keep that under consideration, not that it...

I'll keep that under consideration, not that it makes any sense whatsoever.
05-20-13, 08:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,168
Posted By roadrunner2012

Get a Garmin, it will figure that out for you. It...

Get a Garmin, it will figure that out for you. It will also log your rides without the use of a pencil and notebook.
05-20-13, 07:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,162
Posted By roadrunner2012

Here's the thing about a modern GPS computer, you...

Here's the thing about a modern GPS computer, you don't need to look at it while you are riding. I quit riding with a computer 30 years ago, because I found myself looking at it, rather than enjoying...
05-20-13, 06:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,168
Posted By roadrunner2012

Garmin results from an actual Garmin, not an...

Garmin results from an actual Garmin, not an iPhone/Android app, or it's meaningless.

I rode with a friend the other day, his phone app showed him considerably faster than me over a 1.4 mile...
05-20-13, 06:14 PM
05-19-13, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,515
Posted By roadrunner2012

Nice early 80's bike. The Ugo built bikes had...

Nice early 80's bike. The Ugo built bikes had Eddy's signature on the seat stay cap, factory built had the EM logo. At least that is my understanding. I have one from the same era, over the BB...
05-14-13, 10:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,489
Posted By roadrunner2012

I would think you would be a better person if you...

I would think you would be a better person if you would just put some oil on the chain.

BTW, tough to find the picture with the link you gave.
05-13-13, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,163
Posted By roadrunner2012

Worst bike I ever owned was a Gooch, TSD era. I...

Worst bike I ever owned was a Gooch, TSD era. I hear the early ones were good, tho.
05-13-13, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,207
Posted By roadrunner2012

As you are full aware, without detailed pictures...

As you are full aware, without detailed pictures of all the important parts, anything is just a very wild guess.
05-13-13, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,207
Posted By roadrunner2012

My uninformed guess is they are both Billato...

My uninformed guess is they are both Billato built bikes, not Della Santa.

Probably really nice bikes, but not worth a premium like a Roland built bike.

You were asking for valuation guess,...
05-13-13, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By roadrunner2012

I have some never ridden 'winged' cleats, if...

I have some never ridden 'winged' cleats, if someone is interested ;)

They are worth more than the pedals.
05-13-13, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By roadrunner2012

Nice pedals, a big step below the DA of the...

Nice pedals, a big step below the DA of the period, IME, due to the rebuildable factor. That era Shimano is my favorite clipped pedal. That being said, modern pedals are light years better.
...
05-12-13, 10:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,396
Posted By roadrunner2012

Looks like a Gitane Interclub. Do the BB cups...

Looks like a Gitane Interclub. Do the BB cups have any indication of size? That will tell you if it's French or English thread.

PS- Guessing the cups are Phil, the rest of the BB incorrect. Tough...
05-12-13, 10:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,396
Posted By roadrunner2012

If it is French threaded, both cups will be right...

If it is French threaded, both cups will be right hand threaded. It's possible the cups are Phil Wood, so you will need that remover.
05-11-13, 07:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,605
Posted By roadrunner2012

Just like to treat everyone fairly, and hope they...

Just like to treat everyone fairly, and hope they do the same with me.

You're not a banker/broker/lawyer perchance?

In any case, you are no one I'd ever call 'friend'.
05-11-13, 06:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,605
Posted By roadrunner2012

Wow. Looks like you will have a nice, smooth road...

Wow. Looks like you will have a nice, smooth road ahead of you in all things humane.
05-11-13, 03:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,605
Posted By roadrunner2012

Nice guy.

Nice guy.
05-11-13, 08:29 AM
Replies: 56,258
Views: 8,015,074
Posted By roadrunner2012

Maybe if you didn't use a CL posting number to...

Maybe if you didn't use a CL posting number to search eBay, you could find it:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Bianchi-Milano-Teal-Bike-/281103773061?pt=US_Bicycles_Frames&hash=item4173172d85

Great...
05-10-13, 09:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By roadrunner2012

Errr, Twitter link in first post.

Errr, Twitter link in first post.
05-10-13, 05:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By roadrunner2012

Nope, just after jumping the curb :p

Nope, just after jumping the curb :p
05-10-13, 04:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,908
Posted By roadrunner2012

Why is this not a topic of discussion?

https://twitter.com/bikesnobnyc/status/332644988762615808/photo/1


https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BJ3K2thCcAAo4-c.jpg:large
05-09-13, 08:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,809
Posted By roadrunner2012

That's all for now folks. until a date has been...

That's all for now folks. until a date has been set (and there will be one) I'm done.

You asked for local collectors, and you got a small taste.
05-09-13, 08:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,809
Posted By roadrunner2012

I'm sure some of the SoCal folks are chomping to...

I'm sure some of the SoCal folks are chomping to get a piece of the collection I posted a smidgen of. To have them go to people who will ride them is one reason he is contemplating selling some. In...
05-09-13, 08:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,844
Posted By roadrunner2012

Quit clamping on the top tube. You have a...

Quit clamping on the top tube. You have a seatpost.

I could clean that and get $600 as it sits. $300 if you PC it.
05-09-13, 07:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,809
Posted By roadrunner2012

Actually he has Campy SL's still in the box. ...

Actually he has Campy SL's still in the box.
Sometimes a platform pedal works. If that's the only comment you can come up with, oh well.
05-09-13, 07:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,844
Posted By roadrunner2012

It's only original once. Clean it, lube it...

It's only original once.

Clean it, lube it and ride it.

Great score, BTW.
05-09-13, 04:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,809
Posted By roadrunner2012

Might be too big for you Grady. Most of his stuff...

Might be too big for you Grady. Most of his stuff is around 60cm.

I will ask him if that's one he's going to part with, and the size. It may be worth flying out in the Fall when he has the sale....
05-09-13, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,809
Posted By roadrunner2012

This guy is a friend of mine. He tells me there...

This guy is a friend of mine. He tells me there will be an incredible sale sometime late this year.
...
05-08-13, 08:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,261
Posted By roadrunner2012

Wow, okay then, moving along...

Wow, okay then, moving along...
05-08-13, 06:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,261
Posted By roadrunner2012

No one's is, which is why I was surprised you...

No one's is, which is why I was surprised you posted a picture of it given the spirit of this thread.
05-08-13, 05:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,261
Posted By roadrunner2012

Eddy's hour bike didn't live up to your...

Eddy's hour bike didn't live up to your expectations?
05-08-13, 04:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,802
Posted By roadrunner2012

Under $40 in the UK all the time for Veloflex.

Under $40 in the UK all the time for Veloflex.
05-08-13, 03:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,802
Posted By roadrunner2012

Grand Bois are twice the price of Veloflex. Are...

Grand Bois are twice the price of Veloflex. Are they twice as nice?
05-08-13, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,131
Posted By roadrunner2012

Sounds like you have friends in high places. I'd...

Sounds like you have friends in high places. I'd be lucky to get a 40 of Mickey's!
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