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10-15-19, 08:05 AM
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Posted By velofinds

Moi aussi

Moi aussi
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By velofinds

Don't know what a tark bike is. But tarck bikes...

Don't know what a tark bike is. But tarck bikes are sweet.
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By velofinds

Not surprised; it's worth probably 15x that...

Not surprised; it's worth probably 15x that amount, at least.
06-19-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 1,123,584
Posted By velofinds

Someone please tell me this is real. (It...

Someone please tell me this is real.

(It looks it.)
06-19-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 1,123,584
Posted By velofinds

I'm very flattered, Tim! Thanks.

I'm very flattered, Tim! Thanks.
08-23-18, 10:34 AM
Replies: 24,489
Views: 1,951,568
Posted By velofinds

Timothy, good memory. If this is the bike you...

Timothy, good memory. If this is the bike you were thinking of, then yes 'tis me.
...
06-06-18, 02:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,565
Posted By velofinds

Too many question marks with this one. It was in...

Too many question marks with this one. It was in a horrible state of disrepair and there is no documentation. Do you love it? If not, then pass on it and keep searching. It's just an old bike.
06-06-18, 04:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,565
Posted By velofinds

Given unknown provenance, mixed restoration, and...

Given unknown provenance, mixed restoration, and lack of chrome lugs, I'd say no more than EUR 1200.
03-26-18, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6,574
Views: 2,022,805
Posted By velofinds

I'm currently in the market for this style of...

I'm currently in the market for this style of bike. While I have my eye on my local Craigslist(s), are any of you in the NY/NJ/CT/PA area selling or potentially interested in selling? (I ride a small...
03-15-18, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6,574
Views: 2,022,805
Posted By velofinds

Whoa, cool. What's the rack underneath the dish...

Whoa, cool. What's the rack underneath the dish rack?
10-12-17, 07:56 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

https://images.craigslist.org/00Q0Q_cqgEeu0Gqyf_12...

https://images.craigslist.org/00Q0Q_cqgEeu0Gqyf_1200x900.jpg
Collector De Rosa Nuovo Classico road bike for sale. Vintage mid 90's. - $559 (Madison)...
10-09-17, 08:06 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

https://images.craigslist.org/00e0e_2JUTaLH56hy_12...

https://images.craigslist.org/00e0e_2JUTaLH56hy_1200x900.jpg
Bottechia Columbus SLX 57cm - $300 (santa cruz) (https://sfbay.craigslist.org/scz/bik/d/bottechia-columbus-slx-57cm/6337240600.html)
10-06-17, 11:14 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

https://images.craigslist.org/00M0M_jP1wAhmCS1c_12...

https://images.craigslist.org/00M0M_jP1wAhmCS1c_1200x900.jpg
Beautiful Vintage Touring Commuting Randonneur 650b Bike Tall - $750 (Downtown)...
10-04-17, 01:58 PM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

https://images.craigslist.org/00R0R_fQyYuN61Dlz_12...

https://images.craigslist.org/00R0R_fQyYuN61Dlz_1200x900.jpg
Eddy Merckx Super Corsa - $725 (Auburn) (https://seattle.craigslist.org/skc/bik/d/eddy-merckx-super-corsa/6331978936.html)
10-02-17, 09:03 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

https://images.craigslist.org/01212_6i6A06GK5na_12...

https://images.craigslist.org/01212_6i6A06GK5na_1200x900.jpg
58cm Gios Compact Road Bike Columbus SLX Tubing - $750 (North County)...
10-01-17, 05:20 PM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

https://images.craigslist.org/00k0k_aAkKs9EK2YT_12...

https://images.craigslist.org/00k0k_aAkKs9EK2YT_1200x900.jpg
Classic Gitane Professional Super Corsa - 61 cm (24") - $350 (Minoa, NY)...
09-26-17, 09:23 PM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

This is very nice. ...

This is very nice.

https://images.craigslist.org/01313_j5NyNKf0aZW_1200x900.jpg
Battaglin Frame and Fork, Columbus SLX - $450 (Aubrey)...
09-26-17, 07:59 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

If this is the real deal, then this seems verrry...

If this is the real deal, then this seems verrry attractively priced.

https://images.craigslist.org/01717_fvfhOFhAGa6_1200x900.jpg
Molteni De Rosa 56 cm - $750 (HERMISTON)...
09-25-17, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7,513
Views: 2,028,845
Posted By velofinds

https://images.craigslist.org/00S0S_c5y6Mf0NS8W_12...

https://images.craigslist.org/00S0S_c5y6Mf0NS8W_1200x900.jpg

Okay, here's my story. I'd like to make this bike more efficient, by which I mean better conversion of effort through the pedals into...
09-24-17, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7,513
Views: 2,028,845
Posted By velofinds

Wow, nice Trek outfitted with 11s Campy. What are...

Wow, nice Trek outfitted with 11s Campy. What are your ride impressions pre- and post-carbon fork?
09-22-17, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7,513
Views: 2,028,845
Posted By velofinds

I noticed that as well but didn't want to say...

I noticed that as well but didn't want to say anything ;)
09-22-17, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7,513
Views: 2,028,845
Posted By velofinds

Thanks! Would you say that improved the bike...

Thanks! Would you say that improved the bike significantly? (e.g., made it noticeably shed weight, faster/stiffer, etc.)
09-21-17, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7,513
Views: 2,028,845
Posted By velofinds

Who is using a 1" threadless carbon fork* on...

Who is using a 1" threadless carbon fork* on their retro roadie? Anyone? Please post photos :)


*from the likes of LOOK, Time, Colnago, etc., as well as Ritchey and Columbus more recently
06-23-17, 09:14 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

https://images.craigslist.org/00505_4oc7XkqGMGF_12...

https://images.craigslist.org/00505_4oc7XkqGMGF_1200x900.jpg
De Rosa Primato Road Bike! Great Shape! Mechanic Owned! Price Drop! - $1250 (excelsior / outer mission)...
06-21-17, 01:40 PM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

Nice bike. Kitchen knives presumably not...

Nice bike. Kitchen knives presumably not included.

https://images.craigslist.org/00e0e_3jQIJd8LkUE_1200x900.jpg
Colnago Master Light (57) - $850 (https://denver.craigslist.org/bik/6186456669.html)
06-15-17, 07:43 PM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

https://images.craigslist.org/00404_99Cv7czkapx_12...

https://images.craigslist.org/00404_99Cv7czkapx_1200x900.jpg
56cm Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra - $580 (https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/6178169979.html)
06-15-17, 06:57 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

https://images.craigslist.org/00j0j_6xoh2l1UPlR_12...

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Merckx team Gan - $750 (https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/bik/6176280689.html)
06-15-17, 06:56 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

https://images.craigslist.org/00t0t_cNPUB0CfsGr_12...

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Cinelli SC road bike (late 1960's) - $1500 (Boise) (https://boise.craigslist.org/bik/6176687734.html)
06-08-17, 08:10 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

It's a great-looking bike for an attractive price...

It's a great-looking bike for an attractive price -- the Mavic wheels (:love:) are mint, too.

Hope you get it.
06-08-17, 07:50 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

http://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/jbcAAOSwaeRZODgm/s-l...

http://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/jbcAAOSwaeRZODgm/s-l1600.jpg
LOOK Team Replica KG 96, 59cm, Carbon Ceramic, Dura Ace (http://www.ebay.com/itm/232363634969)
06-06-17, 08:28 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

https://images.craigslist.org/00707_7rWcn6CAc1z_12...

https://images.craigslist.org/00707_7rWcn6CAc1z_1200x900.jpg
Olmo Sintex - Columbus SLX - $150 (Prior Lake) (https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/dak/bik/6163964549.html)
06-01-17, 03:57 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

http://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/psgAAOSww9xZBMlE/s-l...

http://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/psgAAOSww9xZBMlE/s-l1600.jpg
DE ROSA Primato 57ctc Columbus EL Campagnolo Chorus...
06-01-17, 03:56 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

That looks like a fantastic price for a...

That looks like a fantastic price for a fully-equipped MAX bike (with some desirable Mavic goodies hanging off of it, no less). Unfortunately, it looks like a person would have to be about 6'8" in...
05-30-17, 10:14 PM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

Not how I'd build it up, but I give the seller a...

Not how I'd build it up, but I give the seller a solid B- for trying to think outside the box, sorta.

Frame looks mint.

https://images.craigslist.org/00v0v_1b8DhC8ggIb_1200x900.jpg
Like NEW...
05-30-17, 06:54 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

https://images.craigslist.org/00R0R_cugAXZ7Fia_120...

https://images.craigslist.org/00R0R_cugAXZ7Fia_1200x900.jpg
61cm De Rosa Columbus SLX Road Bike - $600 (Mechanicsville) (https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/6153659711.html)
05-26-17, 01:27 PM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

Interesting bike; not to be confused with the...

Interesting bike; not to be confused with the Masi Prestige apparently.

https://images.craigslist.org/00Q0Q_996hXD6K3PE_1200x900.jpg
Vintage **Massi** Racing Road Bike - Columbus SLX Steel - $680...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By velofinds

:bang:

:bang:
05-20-17, 02:24 PM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

https://images.craigslist.org/00s0s_1gAK314DfQK_12...

https://images.craigslist.org/00s0s_1gAK314DfQK_1200x900.jpg
Vintage steel Colnago road bike - $350 (https://capecod.craigslist.org/bik/6140078573.html)
05-16-17, 08:07 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

https://images.craigslist.org/00O0O_XZWpBNgoJ3_120...

https://images.craigslist.org/00O0O_XZWpBNgoJ3_1200x900.jpg
De Rosa Eddy Merckx Super Prestige TALL SLX Columbus - $450 (Spokane) (https://spokane.craigslist.org/bik/6132929303.html)
04-08-17, 09:15 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

https://images.craigslist.org/00n0n_cJrafk8o0IR_12...

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1989 Bianchi Giro Celeste - $475 (Bozeman) (https://bozeman.craigslist.org/bik/6077872525.html)
04-01-17, 08:41 PM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

https://images.craigslist.org/00Z0Z_gmUtblON1Al_12...

https://images.craigslist.org/00Z0Z_gmUtblON1Al_1200x900.jpg
Early '80s Colnago Mexico Campagnolo C-Record group 54cm - $750 (Lebanon) (https://newyork.craigslist.org/jsy/bik/6070114049.html)
03-28-17, 01:53 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 43,818
Posted By velofinds

NormanF is right -- mini velos...

NormanF is right -- mini velos (https://ilovebikingsf.com/2013/07/31/hey-san-francisco-meet-mini-velo/) are something else entirely. That's not to say they aren't cool, either - they are - but a mini...
03-10-17, 02:00 PM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

Solid bike for the money methinks. ...

Solid bike for the money methinks.

https://images.craigslist.org/00000_eIyURmIHOLb_1200x900.jpg
Schwinn Circuit 58cm, Columbus SL tubing, Shimano, Cinelli - $300 (Amherst)...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,540
Posted By velofinds

People here have some valid feedback but $1000 is...

People here have some valid feedback but $1000 is really low for a decently spec'd bike that still presents nicely and is fairly uncommon. I think the real value is closer to $1500, give or take a...
03-08-17, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 112,166
Posted By velofinds

Not cheap, or easy to find, but if you're not...

Not cheap, or easy to find, but if you're not time-crunched (or budget-constrained), I would look into a LOOK Ergostem if I were you:

Look Ergostem 31.8 x 1 1/8 | eBay

The good news is that...
03-06-17, 01:10 PM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

Nah. Facilitating can mean different things to...

Nah. Facilitating can mean different things to different people (http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/677166-facilitators-thread-post-here-if-you-re-willing-able.html), but in my case I'd simply...
03-06-17, 12:30 PM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

If it did, then I'd be self-facilitating instead...

If it did, then I'd be self-facilitating instead of posting ;)
03-06-17, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 112,166
Posted By velofinds

Sounds like you made the right call. Fluro...

Sounds like you made the right call. Fluro anything would definitely not go with gum hoods.
03-06-17, 11:20 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,195
Posted By velofinds

I'd be willing to facilitate if needed... ...

I'd be willing to facilitate if needed...

https://images.craigslist.org/00i0i_bzZDOEEBg53_1200x900.jpg
DeRosa Campagnolo 54cm Road Bike - $1050 (Brooklyn)...
03-06-17, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 112,166
Posted By velofinds

First of all, the hoods are gum-colored, not...

First of all, the hoods are gum-colored, not brown :p

I think it will look good either way and certainly be an improvement over what you have on it now. So, good on you for making those changes....
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