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12-13-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 123,840
Posted By sced

Your cup.....er....shed / basement /garage /...

Your cup.....er....shed / basement /garage / attic etc. must runneth over:)
12-12-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 123,840
Posted By Aardwolf

https://www.nkilgariff.com/HoldsCats/Cat1982/1982C...

https://www.nkilgariff.com/HoldsCats/Cat1982/1982Catalogue.htm

The 1982 catalogue has
Nuovo Record 39"
Special and Elan 40"
Mistral and Lady Mistral 41.5"

I can't see the numbers in the 1981...
12-18-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,249
Posted By squarenoise

There's a lot to love about this bike and I think...

There's a lot to love about this bike and I think it would clean up nicely. Have you made any progress on it?
12-18-20, 02:58 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,996
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Detail shot time. I enjoyed the lighting this...

Detail shot time. I enjoyed the lighting this afternoon. We had rumbly rain clouds skirt by us (here in Seattle) on their way east, and partly cloudy skies (aka some blue!) followed. Glimmering...
12-18-20, 02:43 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,996
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

I gave the sun some time to dry things off before...

I gave the sun some time to dry things off before the inevitable, predicted "river of rain" that...hasn't arrived yet? Even at midnight? Oh well.

47cm chain stays are real, y'all. The 1985 620 is...
10-24-20, 04:45 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 20,399
Posted By JaccoW

That or the childs seat and rear bags. Who knows?...

That or the childs seat and rear bags. Who knows? Might just be a mislabeled ad.
I kind of like some of the more garish colours of the 90's but this isn't one of them.


I asked the seller to...
10-21-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 985,194
Posted By dickbandit

I believe I've shared my '86 Lotus Odyssey in...

I believe I've shared my '86 Lotus Odyssey in this thread before, but it's probably gone through a few changes since then and I think this is a particularly nice photo....
10-21-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,705
Posted By xiaoman1

The OP came for advice on removing the dent in...

The OP came for advice on removing the dent in his top tube and not a debate on whether this bike was his "dream" bike or not. He is the only one that can answer the question.
The bike is black, so...
10-12-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,100
Posted By sloar

Iíve got close to that in mine. ...

Iíve got close to that in mine.




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10-12-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,100
Posted By BikeWonder

I toured 1100km from Calgary to Vancouver via the...

I toured 1100km from Calgary to Vancouver via the Rocky Mountains over 11 days with my 1991 Miyata 1000. I had no issues whatsoever. The bike performed really well and it was fully loaded from and...
10-08-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By thinktubes

Not after Labor Day...

Not after Labor Day...
10-04-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,699
Posted By SurferRosa

27 inch wheels, how come? How come you don't...

27 inch wheels, how come?
How come you don't love me like you used to do?
How come?
27 inch wheels, how come?
How come I replaced you before I learned to love you?
Did I ever love you?
Why'd I...
10-04-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,699
Posted By Bicicletta89

I've been wondering about this too...Saw some old...

I've been wondering about this too...Saw some old posts on Velo Orange's site from a while back by folks unhappy that they weren't selling 27" wheels. Now they're selling the new swanky 27" weels...
10-04-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,699
Posted By biggs682

They just ride so well

They just ride so well
10-04-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,699
Posted By ryansu

They work just fine and there are plenty of tire...

They work just fine and there are plenty of tire options - there is a whole thread on them - so I will turn the question around why switch? The only reason I really see is to get a bigger tire and...
10-03-20, 03:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,028
Posted By canklecat

That was so beautiful I was almost in tears. And...

That was so beautiful I was almost in tears. And Calvin's harp-style improv at 41:23... genius.
10-02-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,755
Posted By Narhay

This is really great. Thanks for the photos. ...

This is really great. Thanks for the photos.

I've never done a bike tour but two days is a manageable distance and timeline.
10-01-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,755
Posted By Mike from Iowa

2 Day Vintage Loaded Tour

I did a two day tour last week and rode from my home in Iowa City to my in-laws in Rock Island, Illinois, a trip I've wanted to do for years. I loaded up the '86 Raleigh Aleyska and left Thursday at...
09-24-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 985,194
Posted By Prowler

AFAIK, wax is fine but should be reapplied more...

AFAIK, wax is fine but should be reapplied more often than I did on my V. On the last overnight it sat out in the rain. The finish was quite milky by morning, a bit better when it dried. I decided...
09-24-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 985,194
Posted By Phil_gretz

My 1988 Fuji Saratoga

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All bags are removed, as it's been seeing local recreational riding...
09-24-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 985,194
Posted By Prowler

^^^^^^^ a couple of years ago I chose the first...

^^^^^^^ a couple of years ago I chose the first option for my '87 Schwinn Voyageur - serviced it and rode it. Just waxed the frame. I've done many miles and two tours on it and there's no...
09-22-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 123,089
Posted By ryansu

A early 90s Hybrid Via Montega I picked up for...

A early 90s Hybrid Via Montega I picked up for $40 needed a rear spoke and some shifting help but a nice deal. It was my clunker challenge bike. This is as found I have since updated cassette chain...
09-18-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,517
Posted By Narhay

Try some soapy water around the wire bead to seat...

Try some soapy water around the wire bead to seat it properly.
09-16-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 985,194
Posted By Duke of Prunes

84 Fuji Touring Series V

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I acquired this premium Fuji a couple years ago from the...
09-16-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 367,260
Posted By 1987cp

Here's mine so far. 1984 ST series (not sure...

Here's mine so far. 1984 ST series (not sure what number), bought as a bare frame with original headset, seatpost, and BB; also, questionable mounting boss threads and trashed original paint (thus...
09-16-20, 03:56 AM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 985,194
Posted By Germany_chris

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09-14-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 540,160
Posted By rranchhand60

Specialissima

Major score for the price.1984 was last year made.I have a 1982.The best of everything in it's day.
09-14-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,366
Posted By Classtime

Nitto.

Nitto.
09-12-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 367,260
Posted By misctrader

1987 Cannondale r600

I picked this up today. Its a 58cm sized frame. The paint is near mint, I have not seen any chips or scratches; the color is Hot Pink. It comes with the original Shimano 600 groupset, and the rims...
09-11-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 985,194
Posted By brandenjs

I just moved mine to a new owner. Great bikes and...

I just moved mine to a new owner. Great bikes and the Burgundy was pretty cool. Made for a great gravel bike in my area. I need to quit looking at posts like this because I always end up missing...
09-11-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 985,194
Posted By polymorphself

I love these burgundy Specialissimas.

I love these burgundy Specialissimas.
09-11-20, 01:40 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 28,020
Posted By Random Tandem

Little known fact, the real reason we closed OUR...

Little known fact, the real reason we closed OUR southern border - Mount Baker is a volcano! Lots of people are saying we are going to build a wall to keep the lava out. You can just imagine who is...
09-10-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 28,020
Posted By Random Tandem

1982 Bridgestone Regulus

The rebuild is done, of a fashion. To the $60 original purchase (see post #61 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=61) ) I have added (all used and all from the local bike...
08-29-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 540,160
Posted By casanewt

Good Lord. I guess I need to start hitting the...

Good Lord. I guess I need to start hitting the thrift shops instead of CL and FM.
08-23-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 985,194
Posted By polymorphself

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08-15-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 91,253
Posted By cb400bill

^^^Nice looking bike^^^

^^^Nice looking bike^^^
08-15-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 91,253
Posted By polymorphself

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08-10-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 367,260
Posted By aluminummonster

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Here's my 85 ST400. Picked it up for $75. New tires, tape, and cables...
07-20-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,254
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

27.2 for the post and 31.8 for the FD clamp. If...

27.2 for the post and 31.8 for the FD clamp. If your inch ruler measures really close to 1 1/4" on the seat tube diameter, then it's 31.8 for sure.
07-14-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,424
Posted By 27inch

Weren't both of those models built with 700c...

Weren't both of those models built with 700c wheels? These are 27".

There are some 700c wheelsets but those are all Weinmann Concave and appear to be for older Raleigh bikes, a few L/F, and a few...
07-07-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,117
Posted By Akkorn

I can verify that. Itís one of my most...

I can verify that. Itís one of my most comfortable rides ( I also ride a Schwinn Tempo, Raleigh Supercourse, & two Bianchis). Iíve never felt the harsh ride some people report.
Hereís Cannondaleís...
07-07-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,117
Posted By Akkorn

Awesome to read that article! I still have my 83...

Awesome to read that article! I still have my 83 St-500. All original, serial AA0297. Great ride although I never load it for touring. I love the ďSportĒ aspect of the bike....
07-07-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,117
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1983) CANNONDALE Touring Bike

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...
06-16-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 540,160
Posted By casanewt

Landed a 1986 Gran Rally tonight. Nice to have a...

Landed a 1986 Gran Rally tonight. Nice to have a 'vega back in my garage. It was worth the 2 hour round trip for sure. Almost entirely original except for the seat and the pedals.

...
Forum: Foo
06-07-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,149
Posted By Tony P.

Are we be living in a rational society if black...

Are we be living in a rational society if black lives don't matter? You may believe the Emancipation Proclamation ended the issue in 1863 but it didn't. America still needed the Civil Rights Act...
01-17-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,576
Posted By Ronno6

The listing has ended because "there was an error...

The listing has ended because "there was an error in the listing."

Yeah, no kidding.............
12-15-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7,361
Views: 3,248,843
Posted By Chr0m0ly

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06-18-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,353
Posted By Jeff Wills

It resembles but is not identical to a TNT...

It resembles but is not identical to a TNT cassette hub from the mid-'90's. I'm pretty sure the center barrel is titanium.

BikePro.com / Buyer's Guide / TNT Hubsets - Bicycle Parts at discount...
06-18-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,353
Posted By Mad Honk

TM, Locking mechanism looks like early Phil...

TM,
Locking mechanism looks like early Phil Wood or even High -E, but Phil Wood used mostly all aluminium shells, as did High -E. I just tossed a hub that had a similar design to Phil, but a...
Forum: Commuting
06-10-19, 01:08 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,257
Posted By noglider

Heh. That is what I read a few years ago, and the...

Heh. That is what I read a few years ago, and the practice might have changed.
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