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10-17-16, 09:31 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

http://i1262.photobucket.com/albums/ii609/Shrtrkr1...

http://i1262.photobucket.com/albums/ii609/Shrtrkr1/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_0973_zpse9dgkwyn.jpg[/URL]




Steve
09-25-16, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 219,048
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Not sure if it was original or not, but it works...

Not sure if it was original or not, but it works great...straight shot cable pull.

The other three I have seen pics of use either a GT brake contraption or a straddle around the seat tube.
...
09-23-16, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 219,048
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Speed holes, lol...Simpson's reference :thumb: ...

Speed holes, lol...Simpson's reference :thumb:


Funny thing about the holes is i was telling my wife if I found a pinhole in one of my other frames I'd be devastated...these are big enough to...
09-23-16, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 219,048
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Ha, yeah it's definitely not your average MTB. ...

Ha, yeah it's definitely not your average MTB.


Cable tension is adjustable by tightening nuts...more tension limits flex of rear fork...so far it seems to have a very nice ride.



Steve
09-23-16, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 219,048
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Better pic you can click on and check out more...

Better pic you can click on and check out more pics of frame.


http://i1262.photobucket.com/albums/ii609/Shrtrkr1/IMG_0970_zpse1icsiwd.jpg...
09-23-16, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 956,073
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Ha, bike came from a pretty ugly area...I usually...

Ha, bike came from a pretty ugly area...I usually take a few "as found" pics so i have comparison after resto.
Glad you guys got a kick out of it.



Steve
09-23-16, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 956,073
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Ha, couldn't remember if you posted in the hub...

Ha, couldn't remember if you posted in the hub thread....figured what the hell.


Spacing between the drops is 69mm.



It's cool no matter what, and lolz on the pube spot.
09-23-16, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 956,073
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Ok Scrod...no one else has a clue..... ...

Ok Scrod...no one else has a clue.....


ever seen a front hub like this before:
09-23-16, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 219,048
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Single Speed MTB...pure fun:

Single Speed MTB...pure fun:
09-23-16, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By eastcoaststeve

That's awesome....glad to hear he's starting out...

That's awesome....glad to hear he's starting out right :thumb:



Steve
09-23-16, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6,621
Views: 1,577,783
Posted By eastcoaststeve

I have been chasing this frame for a lot of...

I have been chasing this frame for a lot of years...finally got my hands on it yesterday...built myself a fun ride:
09-20-16, 08:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,032
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Gold SR and Westpine (not mine, but I will have a...

Gold SR and Westpine (not mine, but I will have a set of these one day)
09-19-16, 06:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,032
Posted By eastcoaststeve

A couple of mine:

A couple of mine:
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-17-16, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,163
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Input on Older Strida 2

I picked this up today for $80...
09-16-16, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Then he graduated to this one:

Then he graduated to this one:
09-16-16, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Single Speeds for Kids Post 'em Up

Was going through some old pics and found this pic of my kid's first foray into SS.
I built it for him out of a Haro BMXer so he could try out T-Town...yes, he loved it.
08-31-16, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Wheels will definitely be staying with the frame....

Wheels will definitely be staying with the frame.

Heard from the builder that he remembered building quite a few frames with the narrow fork, but unfortunately he didn't recall where the hubs came...
08-31-16, 10:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,276
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Got another reply from Andy Gilmour.... ...

Got another reply from Andy Gilmour....


He only serial numbered the first 100 frames he built (1974-1977). After that he only stamped the last four of the customer's social on the steerer tube...
08-30-16, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Yes, was hoping to ID the maker. No markings on...

Yes, was hoping to ID the maker. No markings on it.

Those were exciting days for cycling.



Steve
08-30-16, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Ultra Narrow Front Hub

I'm striking out on this one...thought maybe one of you guys might have an idea.


69mm front hub from a late 80's TT bike:
(yes, fork is narrow to match hub)
08-30-16, 11:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,276
Posted By eastcoaststeve

DMC, nice frames, thanks for sharing. ...

DMC, nice frames, thanks for sharing.





Heard back from Andy Gilmour...he built it in the late 80's when he was doing 300 frames a year, so no recall on this specific frame.
He did say it...
08-29-16, 10:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,276
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Legit question Stephen.... I think the...

Legit question Stephen....


I think the UCI basically banned this design through rule changes in the late 80's, so no organized racing.
As far as a Sunday morning ride...I'm certainly going to...
08-29-16, 08:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,276
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Thanks TGB, hoping to strip it down in the next...

Thanks TGB, hoping to strip it down in the next few days for a thorough inspection and cleaning before rebuild.


Steve
08-29-16, 07:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,276
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Thanks himespau...I was really on the fence about...

Thanks himespau...I was really on the fence about making the drive last night, inspected it quick on a dark street, left it in the car when I got home, and didn't give it a good look til this...
08-29-16, 11:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 16,520
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Anyone recognize this hub? It's on my 80's...

Anyone recognize this hub?
It's on my 80's (best guess) Andy Gilmour TT bike.
08-29-16, 11:03 AM
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Views: 1,577,783
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Christophe and Specialized were the two I used. ...

Christophe and Specialized were the two I used.



Steve
08-29-16, 10:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,276
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Better pics...some nice details, and the front...

Better pics...some nice details, and the front hub is like jewelry (front spacing is only 69mm)
08-28-16, 09:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,276
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Thanks J...I'll send an email after I give it a...

Thanks J...I'll send an email after I give it a once over tomorrow.
I'll snap some better pics too.



A couple more from the seller:
08-28-16, 08:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,276
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Sellers full side shot:

Sellers full side shot:
08-28-16, 08:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,276
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Vintage Gilmour Time Trials Frame

Absolutely did not need to drive into the city tonight to buy another project bike, but I just couldn't resist...



sellers pics:
08-06-16, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,102
Posted By eastcoaststeve

SquidPuppet, thanks, glad you dig it...had to...

SquidPuppet, thanks, glad you dig it...had to make a special trip to Home Depot for the white electrical tape, lol.

...
08-06-16, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,864
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Lots of awesome info here: Detailed/How...

Lots of awesome info here:


Detailed/How to. Restoration thread Suntour XCII pedal sets! - BMXmuseum.com Forums (http://bmxmuseum.com/forums/viewtopic.php?pid=2119797)


Steve
07-25-16, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 952
Posted By eastcoaststeve

If you were using your phone or a tablet to bid...

If you were using your phone or a tablet to bid that may be your problem...the confirmation box sometimes pops up "off center" and if you don't zoom out or to the side you never see it and can't...
07-24-16, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,102
Posted By eastcoaststeve

TenSpeedV2, thanks, I stress out every time I...

TenSpeedV2, thanks, I stress out every time I have to wrap a set of bars. Was torn between orange and white cloth, but went with the darker color since I plan to get it dirty.

...
07-24-16, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,102
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Tesch S-22 Fixed Gear Road Trainer

Been itching to build up a Tesch frame for fixed gear road rides.


The perfect frame dropped in my lap recently and this is what I ended up with...pure fun:



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07-24-16, 04:13 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 74,819
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Sort of finished the Tesch up today. Have a...

Sort of finished the Tesch up today.

Have a nicer front wheel in the works, but couldn't wait another day to ride this one...mismatched for now, but still pure fun.


...
07-15-16, 09:58 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 74,819
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Have the Tesch in hand, only got the frameset, so...

Have the Tesch in hand, only got the frameset, so build in progress.
I'm making good progress, just need to build front wheel and hang a few more bits.

Hope to have complete pics to post soon.
...
07-09-16, 04:49 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 74,819
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Not as ornate as some, but I've been searching...

Not as ornate as some, but I've been searching for an affordable 54cm Tesch road frame for quite a while, and the big fat tubes and brazing of the S-22 hit my buttons.

Can't wait to get this one...
07-03-16, 08:33 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,131,879
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Need: a nice vintage (1984-1992) silver 27.0...

Need: a nice vintage (1984-1992) silver 27.0 setapost.

Have to Trade: a ton of stuff (mtb, road, bmx)


Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-16, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Thanks. This is what I ended up...

Thanks.


This is what I ended up with....$75 total investment:




http://i695.photobucket.com/albums/vv313/eastcoaststeve/IMG_0585_zps1vwmdrzs.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-16, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Thanks. So they are older than I...

Thanks.

So they are older than I thought...guess I should have done my research before hitting the buy it now.
Oh well, as long as they work ok, I'll use them to learn, and then upgrade if I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-16, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Thanks for the info. I figured for $30...

Thanks for the info.

I figured for $30 shipped I could try clipless without a big risk, and I wanted to keep with Campagnolo on my Ciocc.

Do you know whst group they are from and what year they...
05-31-16, 08:36 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 27,588
Posted By eastcoaststeve

http://i695.photobucket.com/albums/vv313/eastcoast...

http://i695.photobucket.com/albums/vv313/eastcoaststeve/IMG_0413_zpsqqsgdr95.jpg (http://s695.photobucket.com/user/eastcoaststeve/media/IMG_0413_zpsqqsgdr95.jpg.html)



Steve
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-16, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Thank you....off to Ebay. Just curious,...

Thank you....off to Ebay.


Just curious, do any of you guys know what year/group the pedals are from?




Steve
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-16, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Campagnolo Clipless Pedal Question

I'm finally going to try clipless pedals on my road bike....


I just bought these:


Campagnolo Clipless Pedals No Cleats | eBay...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-16, 06:14 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,663,921
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Points taken.... Toe clips because that's...

Points taken....

Toe clips because that's all I know after all these years, but I am shopping for a set of Speedplays to finally make the jump to clipless.

Tubes are indeed bulgy...I thought...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,663,921
Posted By eastcoaststeve

My first modern road bike: ...

My first modern road bike:


http://i695.photobucket.com/albums/vv313/eastcoaststeve/morpho1_zps0lthjzg1.jpg (http://s695.photobucket.com/user/eastcoaststeve/media/morpho1_zps0lthjzg1.jpg.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-16, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18,827
Views: 3,776,475
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Couldn't even afford the floor mats for the 911...

Couldn't even afford the floor mats for the 911 turbo I wanted for my mid-life crisis, so I swapped out one of my BMX Cruisers for this:







...
05-28-16, 03:24 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 12,170
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Toytech, nice Serotta.......Ti frame with carbon...

Toytech, nice Serotta.......Ti frame with carbon stays.....I'll bet that rides sweet.




Steve
05-28-16, 03:11 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 12,170
Posted By eastcoaststeve

Couldn't even afford the floor mats for the 911...

Couldn't even afford the floor mats for the 911 Turbo I wanted for my mid-life crisis, so I swapped out one of my BMX Cruisers for this:







...
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