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07-15-22, 09:06 PM
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Posted By retrofit

Just a follow up with installing the thumbies on...

Just a follow up with installing the thumbies on the Raleigh (https://www.bikeforums.net/22557484-post5141.html)

unworthy1 was kind enough to send a replacement bolt and nut for the one I broke;...
07-15-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By retrofit

Holy crap! For a $100?! Very nice, looks just...

Holy crap! For a $100?!
Very nice, looks just like mine (https://www.flickr.com/photos/75933350@N05/albums/72157647826975096), which I pegged as an '88, given component date codes, and my...
07-02-22, 09:50 PM
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Posted By retrofit

Needs some rehab, but...Trek 520 Touring - $50...

Needs some rehab, but...Trek 520 Touring - $50 (Salinas) (https://monterey.craigslist.org/bik/d/salinas-trek-520-touring/7504158305.html)
...
07-01-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5,127
Views: 548,313
Posted By retrofit

That would be great! Domed is not a must have,...

That would be great! Domed is not a must have, but if you have one even better. Washers are part of the "clip" that the bolt passes through, so not a problem.
I will follow up with PM.
06-30-22, 10:22 PM
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Views: 548,313
Posted By retrofit

Thanks for the offer VintageSteelEU. i may be...

Thanks for the offer VintageSteelEU. i may be able find something generic stateside. Also see my post re approximate bolt size.
06-30-22, 10:19 PM
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Posted By retrofit

unworthy1, Ok, completed some measurements...

unworthy1,

Ok, completed some measurements and arrived at an estimate of bolt shaft length.

Flats of the bolt shaft is 5mm thick
Round of the bolt shaft is 6mm thick
Domed nut is 9mm long
...
06-29-22, 01:59 PM
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Posted By retrofit

unworthy1, Yes, you are correct, both nut and...

unworthy1,
Yes, you are correct, both nut and bolt are steel (just checked with magnet). And right again, a through hole and 2 flats.
I'll have to check on the bolt measurements.
06-29-22, 11:11 AM
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Posted By retrofit

"A" for ingenuity: cat litter containers -->...

"A" for ingenuity: cat litter containers --> "bucket pannier system (https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/d/fremont-complete-firenze-touring-fully/7502680281.html)"
...
06-28-22, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5,127
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Posted By retrofit

In need of a cable fixing bolt and nut for a...

In need of a cable fixing bolt and nut for a Huret Challenger FD. Mine snapped... (https://www.bikeforums.net/22557484-post5141.html)
06-28-22, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5,241
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Posted By retrofit

Wrenched on my 1975 Raleigh Grand Prix Mixte this...

Wrenched on my 1975 Raleigh Grand Prix Mixte this past Sunday to convert it from down tube shifters to thumb shifters.
Andy_K graciously sent me the necessary Huret cable stop gratis, transforming...
06-20-22, 12:06 PM
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Views: 548,313
Posted By retrofit

Found! Thanks Andy_K ISO: Huret downtube...

Found! Thanks Andy_K

ISO:
Huret downtube shifter double cable stop #2304/2308 (https://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=87113f89-f646-4aa2-b647-180a8b197cf7&Enum=103)
06-20-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5,127
Views: 548,313
Posted By retrofit

Will theses do? They're from Weinmann...

Will theses do? They're from Weinmann 610/Vainqueur 999 brakes--left over from when I switched to Fibrax Rain Cheaters.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52160819296_d30c603587_c.jpg
06-06-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 70,676
Views: 11,556,973
Posted By retrofit

Ritchey Project 20 - $750 (Pebble Beach)...

Ritchey Project 20 - $750 (Pebble Beach) (https://monterey.craigslist.org/bik/d/pebble-beach-ritchey-project-20/7492418149.html)https://images.craigslist.org/00J0J_8t525VzZlt5z_0CI0pE_1200x900.jpg
05-26-22, 11:37 PM
Replies: 70,676
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Posted By retrofit

Klein Q Pro - $980 (Carmel)...

Klein Q Pro - $980 (Carmel) (https://monterey.craigslist.org/bik/d/monterey-klein-pro/7488652873.html)https://images.craigslist.org/00C0C_icoLczfeG5nz_0qk0jK_1200x900.jpg
02-19-22, 07:13 PM
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Posted By retrofit

Suntour XC Pro Crankset - $140...

Suntour XC Pro Crankset - $140 (https://monterey.craigslist.org/bop/d/carmel-suntour-xc-pro-crankset/7448328812.html)https://images.craigslist.org/00707_fjA2vDUbENiz_0CI0t2_1200x900.jpg...
02-18-22, 01:02 AM
Replies: 70,676
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Posted By retrofit

Vintage Schwinn Paramount - $700 (Fresno)...

Vintage Schwinn Paramount - $700 (Fresno) (https://fresno.craigslist.org/bik/d/fresno-vintage-schwinn-paramount/7446649934.html)
https://images.craigslist.org/00101_9GGOY8hSWlkz_0CI0t2_1200x900.jpg
01-23-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 70,676
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Posted By retrofit

Dia-Compe GX Brakes/Levers - $55...

Dia-Compe GX Brakes/Levers - $55 (https://monterey.craigslist.org/bop/d/carmel-by-the-sea-dia-compe-gx-brakes/7436578544.html)
https://images.craigslist.org/00D0D_foysaev4aZfz_0CI0t2_1200x900.jpg
01-20-22, 11:27 PM
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Posted By retrofit

Specialized Hard Rock - $70 (Salinas)...

Specialized Hard Rock - $70 (Salinas) (https://monterey.craigslist.org/bik/d/salinas-specialized-hard-rock/7434293476.html)
https://images.craigslist.org/01717_55HSpDvTLnlz_0CI0t2_600x450.jpg
11-22-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,990
Posted By retrofit

Bargin-center Peg

Bargin-center Peg
11-15-21, 01:15 AM
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Posted By retrofit

Late 90's Trek Multitrack 730 - $150 (Pacific...

Late 90's Trek Multitrack 730 - $150 (Pacific Grove)...
10-18-21, 04:48 PM
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Posted By retrofit

People celebrate World Bicycle Day in...

People celebrate World Bicycle Day in Belgium(1/4)...
10-17-21, 03:15 PM
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Posted By retrofit

Making jerky today eye of round, freshly...

Making jerky today eye of round, freshly squeezed lime juice, sea salt; prep for upcoming road trip.

Into the dehydrator for 8-9 hours, 160
...
10-17-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By retrofit

Sorry, I'm not understanding, Z. Are you saying...

Sorry, I'm not understanding, Z. Are you saying that the OP's chain and seat stays are not welded together at the "dropout?"


There is also Trusty Pavemaster on eBay that has a similar front end...
10-16-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By retrofit

Might your bike be a Pavemaster or similar model...

Might your bike be a Pavemaster or similar model made by Trusty Manufacturing Co.?

1959 Trusty Pavemaster Childrens Cycle (https://oldbike.wordpress.com/1959-trusty-pavemaster-childrens-cycle/)
...
10-16-21, 06:26 PM
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Posted By retrofit

I decided to replace the original Weinmann brake...

I decided to replace the original Weinmann brake blocks on my '75 Raleigh Grand Prix with Fibrax Rain Cheater brake blocks.

Out with the old...
...
10-02-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,548
Posted By retrofit

Holy crap, I used to have a Triplex-Sport RD...

Holy crap, I used to have a Triplex-Sport RD (https://www.flickr.com/photos/75933350@N05/15585455068/in/album-72157631127977602/). Sold to a collector.
10-01-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,548
Posted By retrofit

Run-of-the-mill... ...

Run-of-the-mill...

https://live.staticflickr.com/3908/15230269255_59bc46f5ef_b.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33958604978_0de303730d_b.jpg
09-28-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 70,676
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Posted By retrofit

specialized rockhopper 19" - $100...

specialized rockhopper 19" - $100 (Monterey)...
09-19-21, 09:58 PM
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Posted By retrofit

1970s Bottecchia - $300 (Carmel)...

1970s Bottecchia - $300 (Carmel) (https://monterey.craigslist.org/bik/d/carmel-1970s-bottecchia/7382751938.html)https://images.craigslist.org/00F0F_lVU5ZH3b5P6z_0CI0t2_1200x900.jpg
09-04-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,498
Posted By retrofit

Thanks Pantah. I believe this was the largest...

Thanks Pantah. I believe this was the largest "off-the-rack" size Klein made in the MTB range 56cm/22in. Klein listed the "typical rider height, racing" as 73", and the "typical rider height,...
09-04-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,498
Posted By retrofit

According to 1998 catalog...

According to 1998 catalog (http://www.vintage-trek.com/Trek-Fisher-Klein-Lemond/1998klein.pdf) (PDF) 25c Continental Super Sport Ultra tires were stock tires on Matrix Iso 3 rims 592 ERD 32 for Stage...
08-31-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 52
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Posted By retrofit

My '88 Pinnacle w/full Deore XT (M730) ...

My '88 Pinnacle w/full Deore XT (M730)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51414250881_ae71b6271f_b.jpg
08-28-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,545
Posted By retrofit

Your custom painted headset looks great against...

Your custom painted headset looks great against the green. Looking forward to the complete build!
08-26-21, 10:18 PM
Replies: 70,676
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Posted By retrofit

1989 Klein Pinnacle Elite in excellent condition...

1989 Klein Pinnacle Elite in excellent condition - $900 (sunset / parkside)...
08-21-21, 12:16 PM
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Posted By retrofit

DeRosa Professional SLX (1986/87) - $500 (walnut...

DeRosa Professional SLX (1986/87) - $500 (walnut creek):speedy:...
08-17-21, 09:43 PM
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Posted By retrofit

If it helps with the timeline, the sticker that I...

If it helps with the timeline, the sticker that I posted (white bike) is on a 1975 Raleigh Grand Prix Mixte.
08-17-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 109,288
Posted By retrofit

Here is an excerpt from a 2009 article/interview...

Here is an excerpt from a 2009 article/interview in the Monterey Herald (https://www.montereyherald.com/2009/04/19/pedaling-hard-despite-economy-joselyns-still-dedicated-to-sport/) with the last...
08-11-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,545
Posted By retrofit

What a beauty! Where did you source your decals? ...

What a beauty! Where did you source your decals?
Also digging the early Klein font rather than the later "Klingon" font.
08-11-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 70,676
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Posted By retrofit

Nope, not a fake sticker. The LeTour Luxe model...

Nope, not a fake sticker. The LeTour Luxe model (https://bikecatalogs.org/SCHWINN/1985/LightWeight/FULL/1985Ltwt31.JPG) was indeed made with Columbus Tenax tubing -- double butted main tubes,...
08-03-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,545
Posted By retrofit

Perfect! What a great find. I happen to have an...

Perfect! What a great find. I happen to have an Avocet M20 GelFlex saddle on my 1988 Pinnacle.
08-01-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 109,288
Posted By retrofit

https://live.staticflickr.com/3860/15043693967_fb2...

https://live.staticflickr.com/3860/15043693967_fb24b0bc0f_c.jpg
07-31-21, 12:11 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,545
Posted By retrofit

Yes, Klein frames are "heat treated, to create a...

Yes, Klein frames are "heat treated, to create a uniform, and therefore stronger, grain structure and to eliminate any weaknesses or stresses from the welding process." -- 1990 Klein Catalog
07-28-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 70,676
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Posted By retrofit

70's Motobecane Road Bike Frame - $145...

70's Motobecane Road Bike Frame - $145 (https://monterey.craigslist.org/bop/d/monterey-70s-motobecane-road-bike-frame/7354441103.html)Grand Jubile - 62.5cm, Nervex Professional lugs, Reynolds 531...
07-23-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By retrofit

Holy crap! A sweet deal deal on a sweet riding,...

Holy crap! A sweet deal deal on a sweet riding, iconic frameset! Enjoy the ride Ocelotl!
07-18-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 70,676
Views: 11,556,973
Posted By retrofit

80's Dia Compe Anodized Brakes - $40...

80's Dia Compe Anodized Brakes - $40 (https://monterey.craigslist.org/bop/d/monterey-80s-dia-compe-anodized-brakes/7352546609.html)With matching levers add $20.
...
07-16-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 70,676
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Posted By retrofit

Vintage Cinelli MTB - $925...

Vintage Cinelli MTB - $925 (https://monterey.craigslist.org/bik/d/carmel-by-the-sea-vintage-cinelli-mtb/7351887029.html)https://images.craigslist.org/00W0W_9NlZA39iYqYz_0CI0t2_1200x900.jpg
07-14-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5,127
Views: 548,313
Posted By retrofit

If you are near the San Francisco bay area there...

If you are near the San Francisco bay area there are a few Bianchis in your size range:

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/d/bicycles-by-owner/search/bik?query=bianchi%2060cm%7C61cm%7C62cm%7C63cm
07-10-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,407
Posted By retrofit

LOL. He probably plans on reinventing the wheel,...

LOL. He probably plans on reinventing the wheel, too.
07-09-21, 11:23 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,929
Posted By retrofit

Cav:...

Cav: (https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/mark-cavendish-i-dont-think-i-can-ever-be-compared-with-the-great-eddy-merckx/)

I dont think I can ever be compared with the great Eddy Merckx, the...
07-06-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 112,987
Posted By retrofit

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51293852435_54...

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