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07-30-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,898
Posted By Whit51

Maybe I should further expand this to say “unless...

Maybe I should further expand this to say “unless you are an expert frame builder adding functional enhancements consistent with the original design concept and aesthetics of the bike in question.”...
06-12-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By Whit51

Here’s a mint Specialized Crossroads I added a...

Here’s a mint Specialized Crossroads I added a threadless stem converter, road stem, drop bars 7 speed RX 100 brifters and a freewheel with 34 tooth big chainring. No other changes, works fine, but...
06-01-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,007
Posted By Whit51

Great bike. You’re unlikely to be mocked for...

Great bike. You’re unlikely to be mocked for flat pedals on this forum, lots of us use them.
05-16-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By Whit51

Beautiful work!

Beautiful work!
05-08-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,816
Posted By Whit51

Trek Multi Tracks are excellent hybrids....

Trek Multi Tracks are excellent hybrids. Specialized Crossroads is another good one. Here’s one I converted to a commuter/gravel bike.Originally had flat bars.,,, edit: ARRGH! I can’t believe I...
04-20-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,115
Posted By Whit51

OP, Your pricing and display technique in the...

OP, Your pricing and display technique in the first 2 pics is a good example for all of to follow when selling multiple small components!
03-20-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,113
Posted By Whit51

Deal4 Fuji, your 2x4 craftsmanship is much better...

Deal4 Fuji, your 2x4 craftsmanship is much better than mine!
03-19-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,113
Posted By Whit51

On mandatory telework. Before starting time and...

On mandatory telework. Before starting time and on lunch breaks I’m finally building up this 1981 61x. The seat tube wrap is not oriiginal- the bike had the old school individual T R E K logo, but...
02-27-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,425
Posted By Whit51

Back to the topic of brakes. I’ve been able to...

Back to the topic of brakes. I’ve been able to switch between the stock 27” wheels and 700c wheels with no problem on my 87 Tenax Voyageur. The original equipment brakes will adjust down just enough...
01-11-20, 05:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By Whit51

OP, thanks for posting that catalog, I’ve never...

OP, thanks for posting that catalog, I’ve never seen it. I’d love to find the 81 catalog.
12-27-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 134,019
Posted By Whit51

Daccordi Griffe, SLX, recently built up from a...

Daccordi Griffe, SLX, recently built up from a bare frameset. Rides great, nice handling. Lots of pantographing. ...
12-17-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 909
Posted By Whit51

His book Upgrading Your Bike is a goldmine of...

His book Upgrading Your Bike is a goldmine of useful info about 80’s components.
11-28-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,060
Posted By Whit51

Smallpox Champ, I love those 2 bikes and the...

Smallpox Champ, I love those 2 bikes and the choice of components..
11-04-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,421
Posted By Whit51

I have an 87 and have been able to run 700c or...

I have an 87 and have been able to run 700c or the original 27’s .. the original wheels ride great despite their bomb proof touring design. These Columbus Voyageurs have a light, fast feel to them.
10-19-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By Whit51

I’ve become a fan of his GCN Tech Show. There’s...

I’ve become a fan of his GCN Tech Show. There’s occasional C&V content on the Bike Vault and Screw Riding Up Grades, Buy Upgrades features.
09-12-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,257
Posted By Whit51

OP, that frame looks a little sketchy.

OP, that frame looks a little sketchy.
09-09-19, 04:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,239
Posted By Whit51

Sounds like you've got the skills and motivation...

Sounds like you've got the skills and motivation to do your own repairs and maintenance. I think that is very important for anyone who gets involved with vintage bikes.
09-06-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By Whit51

Great price, and with original locknuts!

Great price, and with original locknuts!
07-29-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,267
Posted By Whit51

Beautiful build! If you haven’t converted to...

Beautiful build! If you haven’t converted to single speed yet I suggest leaving it geared for a while, you may decide you like it.
07-27-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By Whit51

IMHO Jamis is an under rated brand. Their bikes...

IMHO Jamis is an under rated brand. Their bikes are well thought out and well made.
05-12-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By Whit51

The 2002 Lemond Technical Manual says the...

The 2002 Lemond Technical Manual says the Tourmalet with triple crankset weighs 22 pounds. You’ll save some weight over the stock Matrix rims when you swap wheels, so you should be under 22 pounds....
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