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02-16-16, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By custermustache

Looks awesome - I still haven't heard from David...

Looks awesome - I still haven't heard from David about my frame pump, I'll reach out to him again.

Happy to help.

J
09-07-15, 07:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,721
Posted By custermustache

Look for a Sora 7 speed setup - I didnthat with...

Look for a Sora 7 speed setup - I didnthat with an already 7 speed Fuji and it worked out very well.
08-27-15, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By custermustache

I am talking front not rear. I guess I will bite...

I am talking front not rear. I guess I will bite the bullet and find a nice FD circa 78.
08-27-15, 07:20 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,348
Posted By custermustache

Pedalphiles

Pedalphiles
08-27-15, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By custermustache

What is better?

I recently picked up a Peugeot Super Competition, and it is all Simplex with the exceprion of the front derailleur, which seems to be Shimano. It all works fine, but would it be preferable/more...
08-27-15, 10:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,634
Posted By custermustache

473614 473615 Full shots as promised -...

473614

473615

Full shots as promised - I'm not sure I like the yellow cables, and I know I don't care for the blue tape I put on. The Ideale saddle will be here shortly.

I did discover a...
08-27-15, 06:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,140
Posted By custermustache

Nice paint, great story. My first "real" bike was...

Nice paint, great story. My first "real" bike was a Peugeot as well. I finally got the one I couldn't afford then as well.
08-26-15, 07:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,634
Posted By custermustache

Well, the guy had the key, so I guess he was the...

Well, the guy had the key, so I guess he was the owner.
08-26-15, 05:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,634
Posted By custermustache

I have everything I need - when it's done I will...

I have everything I need - when it's done I will do a full driveline shot.
08-26-15, 03:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,634
Posted By custermustache

It's been a long time since I picked up a bike - but I got the grail.

So it's been a long time since I have messed around with bikes - I have a bunch hanging in my garage, but the market to buy and repair has pretty much dried up. I say pretty much, because just the...
05-16-12, 04:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,087
Posted By custermustache

Plenty of bikes a 1979 Honda GL1000 (Goldwing -...

Plenty of bikes
a 1979 Honda GL1000 (Goldwing - this wasn't a restoration, rather I made a Goldwing ratrod)
A 1957 Cushman Roadking
A giant mounted northern pike
A tanker desk
several fountain...
05-16-12, 02:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,196
Posted By custermustache

I have a 1973 World Voyager with safety levers,...

I have a 1973 World Voyager with safety levers, and man, they are awesome. If you have a nice pair with well tuned brakes, they are perfectly functional. CHEAP turkey levers suck - but I am a fan of...
05-09-12, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,167
Posted By custermustache

The only number I can find on mine is "50" - I...

The only number I can find on mine is "50" - I don't know if it's 50/100, 50/50, or 50/50000
05-09-12, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,167
Posted By custermustache

Mine is failry original as you can see - and as I...

Mine is failry original as you can see - and as I said, I've only found 3; mine, yours, and one other that was bought as a frameset, and I can't get a hold of him to get his S/N. I think that these...
05-09-12, 06:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,167
Posted By custermustache

Yours is the third I have ever heard of. What is...

Yours is the third I have ever heard of. What is the serial number?
01-26-12, 04:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 18,095
Posted By custermustache

I use a GT Force with RSX for my road commuter...

I use a GT Force with RSX for my road commuter bike - I'll have to find a photo.
01-11-12, 11:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,418
Posted By custermustache

I have a lot of bikes. ...

I have a lot of bikes. (http://www.harborfreight.com/cycle-tree-compact-bike-storage-2628.html)

I love the Cycle Tree stand, and at $39.99 for four bikes, you can't beat it.
01-11-12, 09:41 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,622
Posted By custermustache

Happy to help. That article gets a lot of hits.

Happy to help. That article gets a lot of hits.
01-10-12, 10:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,622
Posted By custermustache

I'm with 23skidoo I even show you how. ...

I'm with 23skidoo

I even show you how.

It's easy. (http://seenonthetrain.blogspot.com/2011/11/cold-setting-bicycle-frame.html?m=0)
12-12-11, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By custermustache

IT is nice - very sturdy, and can be carefully...

IT is nice - very sturdy, and can be carefully moved.
12-12-11, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By custermustache

I use one of these. ...

I use one of these. (http://www.harborfreight.com/cycle-tree-compact-bike-storage-2628.html)

It works great, and is super sturdy. Sometimes they put them on sale, and with discounts can be had...
12-12-11, 05:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,714
Posted By custermustache

I wouldn't flat bar this bike. Put some STI on it...

I wouldn't flat bar this bike. Put some STI on it and you will be surprised, I think.
11-23-11, 06:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,650
Posted By custermustache

If you still want yellow housing, pm me, I have a...

If you still want yellow housing, pm me, I have a ton leftover. Sweet bike.
11-22-11, 05:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,131
Posted By custermustache

Very nice. I love the colors and especially the...

Very nice. I love the colors and especially the seat.
11-21-11, 03:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,997
Posted By custermustache

Hope it helps. ...

Hope it helps. (http://www.bikingindallas.com/a-very-special-auction-for-a-good-cause/)
11-15-11, 05:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,276
Posted By custermustache

I would tell him that it's too late, and that you...

I would tell him that it's too late, and that you sold him an original bike. What is the statute of limitations on eBay feedback anyway.

I wouldn't send him a dime, or farthing, or ounce, or...
11-10-11, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 784
Posted By custermustache

Mine rides fine, and is my tractor to haul my...

Mine rides fine, and is my tractor to haul my daughters trailer. I sold my turn signals because I never got them working right, sadly.

The accessories are not factory installed, but they are...
11-09-11, 03:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,508
Posted By custermustache

I would guess that you use your bikes a lot less...

I would guess that you use your bikes a lot less for a year or two as well. Kids put a crimp in hobbies you used to have, but are the best hobby you will ever have.

My daughter is 4, and I just...
11-09-11, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 784
Posted By custermustache

Sure it's original.

Sure it's original.
11-08-11, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By custermustache

These hold the cable housing together? IS that...

These hold the cable housing together? IS that right? I just can't picture what these do, but I do like fancy anodized stuff so I'd like to learn more...
11-06-11, 02:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,127
Posted By custermustache

Cool - now I want to hear the long story about...

Cool - now I want to hear the long story about getting hit in the head with a sign.
11-06-11, 01:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,378
Posted By custermustache

I have never seen a ladies Falcon. I also find it...

I have never seen a ladies Falcon. I also find it amazing that your dump keeps on giving.
11-05-11, 06:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,206
Posted By custermustache

I pay for my stuff via flips - i put the cash in...

I pay for my stuff via flips - i put the cash in a cigar box and thats my bike money. I only deal In quality, not quantity, so I do ok, and I have some very nice bikes to show for it.
11-05-11, 01:12 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,106,288
Posted By custermustache

ISO Shimano Deer Head front and rear dérailleurs....

ISO Shimano Deer Head front and rear dérailleurs.

Have lots of stuff to trade
11-04-11, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,199
Posted By custermustache

This one is all loaded down like an Harley Ultra,...

This one is all loaded down like an Harley Ultra, so it's not much of a trail bike. I'm building a Ross Mt. Whitney to be a little more dirt oriented.
11-04-11, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,199
Posted By custermustache

I generally keep one of the lights rotated up...

I generally keep one of the lights rotated up towards drivers and one on the road.

I need the crankset for my chrome Ross that may be replacing this bike.

It is indeed a bottle opener - when I...
11-03-11, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,199
Posted By custermustache

Photos of my 1987 Schwinn High Sierra

This bike has gone through a couple of changes since I posted it last. I'm actually thinking about selling, (I have something cooler working up) so I went ahead and documented the bike as is.
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11-02-11, 10:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,227
Posted By custermustache

Do it. You are in the wrong place to be talked...

Do it. You are in the wrong place to be talked out of buying a nice bike...
11-02-11, 03:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,603
Posted By custermustache

Very nice bike - I just did a big post about my...

Very nice bike - I just did a big post about my High Sierra that is set up a little differently than yours. I love these frames.

High Sierra Post...
10-31-11, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By custermustache

Don't spend more than you can afford

Don't spend more than you can afford
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By custermustache

I recently sold a set of 7speed STI for $125.

I recently sold a set of 7speed STI for $125.
10-20-11, 06:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,416
Posted By custermustache

My Spyder was maroon - I rode that thing all over...

My Spyder was maroon - I rode that thing all over Coralville IA. When we moved to TX, it was sold to eliminate goods we had to move.

Why did the owner of the purple one sell a prized childhood...
10-20-11, 06:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By custermustache

I have a friend who has a Bianchi celeste MTB -...

I have a friend who has a Bianchi celeste MTB - I've been trying to talk him into putting a complete Campy MTB group on it - I think that'd be awesome.
10-20-11, 06:00 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,106,288
Posted By custermustache

Iso - some gritty toe clips and straps - they are...

Iso - some gritty toe clips and straps - they are going on a bike with 40 years worth of wear, so shiny ones won't work.

I have a set of shiny clips to trade, if you want. Mine are Christophes
10-19-11, 06:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 26,518
Posted By custermustache

Are you going to paint it yourself? It's...

Are you going to paint it yourself?

It's funny that your vintage bike and your modern bike are both "department store" bikes.

Good on ya. You've done a great job
10-18-11, 10:24 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,106
Posted By custermustache

White knights, all of 'em. Lots of folks around...

White knights, all of 'em. Lots of folks around here want to make you feel bad for not offering more than someone wants to pay and queering the deal because "I asked $200, but he's trying to give me...
10-16-11, 05:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,373
Posted By custermustache

That is just amazing. I would be happy to find...

That is just amazing. I would be happy to find one of those Dunlop patch kits, let alone anything else.
10-11-11, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By custermustache

Is there a way to restore old gumwall tires?

I picked up a chrome Ross Mt Mckinley MTB recently, and it has original (therefore 27 years old) an it has Ross Snakeskins on it - aside from being dirty, I like the way they look, and was wondering...
10-11-11, 06:23 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,033
Posted By custermustache

+1 If you are going to compete, compete to...

+1

If you are going to compete, compete to see who can raise the most money for charity. That's harder than riding a bike.
10-07-11, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By custermustache

IT was pretty good this year - but this time the...

IT was pretty good this year - but this time the rest stops were not ready for early riders.

I'm also a little disappointed in the fundraising aspect - I worked hard to be in the top by the time...
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