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11-20-10, 11:38 AM
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Posted By unprintable

I use a repro on my commuter bike (which I ride...

I use a repro on my commuter bike (which I ride everywhere) and I think it's fine. Maybe at first it was a little slippery but I guess wearing jeans on it for a while maybe roughens it up. The angle...
11-07-10, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By unprintable

I bought spokes from Cambriabike a couple of...

I bought spokes from Cambriabike a couple of years ago and, while it's pretty much the same price as Lick's if you buy them by the 20 when you factor in nipples (0.79 each for 14/15/14G DT...
11-06-10, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,136,567
Posted By unprintable

Not to mention that SL-7900s are 10-speed...

Not to mention that SL-7900s are 10-speed downtube shifters. Have to thank this thread for bringing to my attention that somebody out there still makes DT shifters for modern gears. Pretty cool!
11-06-10, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,136,567
Posted By unprintable

Scratch all that as I've realized that my frame...

Scratch all that as I've realized that my frame is one of those 128mm drop-out in-betweeners. I fit a 130mm wheel on it just fine without even really flexing the aluminum. As such, I've decided to...
10-31-10, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,136,567
Posted By unprintable

ISO Shimano 600 Ultegra (tricolor, 6400 series)...

ISO Shimano 600 Ultegra (tricolor, 6400 series) 7-speed parts for a Cannondale frame I'm building up.

So far I've got:
RD
FD
Crank
Bottom bracket (BB-UN72; not exactly 600 Ultegra but should...
10-25-10, 08:22 PM
Replies: 52,361
Views: 7,061,878
Posted By unprintable

Pretty, pretty, prettttttty nice. Looks...

Pretty, pretty, prettttttty nice.

Looks like my size but it IS like a 5-hour drive. I want stuff like this to pop up around here!
09-28-10, 11:38 PM
Replies: 52,361
Views: 7,061,878
Posted By unprintable

Nice! I've been getting the itch to build up a...

Nice! I've been getting the itch to build up a bike again and that would be a great frame for it... Oh well.
09-27-10, 01:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,024
Posted By unprintable

To be fair, why shouldn't he get what it's worth?...

To be fair, why shouldn't he get what it's worth? $700 seems pretty high but it's definitely worth more than the original $150 asking price. It's annoying for those of us who hunt Craigslist for...
09-20-10, 12:01 PM
Replies: 52,361
Views: 7,061,878
Posted By unprintable

Well, a really quick Google search provided some...

Well, a really quick Google search provided some answers. Found catalog scans of explanations of the modified components, seen here (http://www.classicrendezvous.com/Switzerland/ICS_main.htm). I'm...
09-20-10, 11:50 AM
Replies: 52,361
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Posted By unprintable

I would like to no more about the ICS...

I would like to no more about the ICS modifications. What is the "3D" modification all about on the rear derailleur and why the chain guards? Well, I guess with a bike that gorgeous you wouldn't want...
09-19-10, 03:18 PM
Replies: 52,361
Views: 7,061,878
Posted By unprintable

Calnago-made Nishiki frameset... and it's even my...

Calnago-made Nishiki frameset... and it's even my size. I just don't even know why I torture myself looking at Craigslist ads. :(

http://orlando.craigslist.org/bik/1962315321.html

“ROB” – 58cm...
09-18-10, 12:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,972
Posted By unprintable

I actually like the Brooks ride a lot but find...

I actually like the Brooks ride a lot but find them somewhat impactical, having to avoid water at all costs unless it's on a bike with fenders. Getting caught in the rain sucks in general but...
09-16-10, 08:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,766
Posted By unprintable

Pretty weird... oversized Prestige tubing with...

Pretty weird... oversized Prestige tubing with Dura-Ace components. But pretty cool! I'm jealous!
09-14-10, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15,283
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Posted By unprintable

A few fallen-through offers later and this still...

A few fallen-through offers later and this still applies.
09-11-10, 09:22 AM
Replies: 52,361
Views: 7,061,878
Posted By unprintable

That is most definitely a Gran Sport. They're by...

That is most definitely a Gran Sport. They're by far my favorite vintage Raleighs, aesthetics-wise. I love the light blue! The fact the stickers on this example are still in good shape is a good sign...
09-11-10, 09:11 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,510
Posted By unprintable

I didn't notice any difference between the two...

I didn't notice any difference between the two sizes. If there is it's 90% perceptual. But anyways I'd always take 700C over 27" simply because of the fact it's standardized with any equipment/bikes...
09-08-10, 09:00 PM
Replies: 52,361
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Posted By unprintable

I'm going to go ahead and guess that that's more...

I'm going to go ahead and guess that that's more likely a pincushion effect or some other optical trickery than a bent fork. It seems like most of the "bent forks" out there don't end up being bent...
09-08-10, 11:33 AM
Replies: 52,361
Views: 7,061,878
Posted By unprintable

I was also quite sure of this. Looks more like a...

I was also quite sure of this. Looks more like a 58 to me, which is my size. I asked if he has the original pedals and saddle and he said he doesn't, so that's a bummer. Would have been cool to get...
09-08-10, 06:54 AM
Replies: 52,361
Views: 7,061,878
Posted By unprintable

Seems to me to be a reeeeeaaaaally good deal on...

Seems to me to be a reeeeeaaaaally good deal on an '88 Prelude. And the seller seems pretty genuine, which is a nice thing to see. I'm trying to decide if I should bother, since it's probably going...
09-06-10, 05:56 PM
Replies: 52,361
Views: 7,061,878
Posted By unprintable

Another good deal on what appears to be an '87...

Another good deal on what appears to be an '87 TREK 400D Elance, this time in Orlando. It's my size and all and I'd maybe do it except I don't think I want the Light Action stuff that will be coming...
09-06-10, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,136,567
Posted By unprintable

Also posted this in the saddle swap thread. ...

Also posted this in the saddle swap thread.

Have: Brooks B17, black rails, lightly used, no water damage, a couple scuffs. Will come with the Velox saddle cover, although it's starting to come...
Forum: For Sale
09-06-10, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,356
Sticky Saddle swap
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Posted By unprintable

Have: Brooks B17, black rails, lightly used, no...

Have: Brooks B17, black rails, lightly used, no water damage, a couple scuffs. Will come with the Velox saddle cover, although it's starting to come apart at the nose, as you can see.

Want: White...
09-06-10, 11:10 AM
Replies: 52,361
Views: 7,061,878
Posted By unprintable

Pretty funny ad and probably a pretty good deal...

Pretty funny ad and probably a pretty good deal for some giant out there.

http://gainesville.craigslist.org/bik/1938984147.html

L@@K Vintage TREK Bicycle - $250 (High Springs)

One owner...
09-04-10, 09:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,509
Posted By unprintable

I use LOOK on my riding bike and I think they're...

I use LOOK on my riding bike and I think they're great. Have never tried any other clipless system.

I also think clips are wonderful and easy to get out of... I have to assume that anybody that...
09-02-10, 07:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,310
Posted By unprintable

That sucks! Couldn't have really been avoided...

That sucks! Couldn't have really been avoided this time since it was already made public in the Craigslist thread. I worry about the very same thing, though, and so if I'm interested in buying...
09-02-10, 07:36 PM
Replies: 52,361
Views: 7,061,878
Posted By unprintable

Definitely not a 58. Looks more like a 54-55 to...

Definitely not a 58. Looks more like a 54-55 to me, but as you say, the angle might have something to do with that.
09-02-10, 05:40 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,272
Posted By unprintable

My list: 1. A bright and wonderful Zunow....

My list:

1. A bright and wonderful Zunow. Hummingbird seems my style.
2. Some kind of high-end Miyata.
3. Bridgestone RB-1
4. An early Cannondale.
5. Some kind of high-end TREK from the '80s....
08-29-10, 07:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,085
Posted By unprintable

I would even argue that eBay prices, as...

I would even argue that eBay prices, as inconsistent as they are, are pretty much THE benchmark of something's worth these days. Much better prices are almost always available on Craigslist if...
08-28-10, 09:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,380
Posted By unprintable

Sweet ride!

Sweet ride!
08-28-10, 09:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,221
Posted By unprintable

I've always found it funny how much we stress...

I've always found it funny how much we stress over grams and pounds of our bikes when a pint of water alone adds a pound to the frame.
08-28-10, 07:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,221
Posted By unprintable

Well I am a denizen of C&V forum (I prefer to...

Well I am a denizen of C&V forum (I prefer to call it the CaVe) ... naturally I prefer the steel ride to a CF ride. And damn do I love my '87 Circuit. Schwinn knew what they were doing with...
08-28-10, 07:34 AM
Replies: 52,361
Views: 7,061,878
Posted By unprintable

Usually what seems like a bent fork is just a...

Usually what seems like a bent fork is just a distortion of the camera lens and the angle at which the photo is taken. May or may not be the case here but a lot of times that's what it is.
08-28-10, 07:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,284
Posted By unprintable

For sure the Centurion. Way cooler than a Trek,...

For sure the Centurion. Way cooler than a Trek, in my opinion.
08-26-10, 07:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,899
Posted By unprintable

I think this is the secret to the saddle's...

I think this is the secret to the saddle's current condition. It definitely looks like water damage, and the Brooks cover isn't even water proof, nor does it protect the underbelly of the saddle from...
08-23-10, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,326
Posted By unprintable

It's completely different and all (I wasn't even...

It's completely different and all (I wasn't even aware there was a Circuit in the late '90s!; I've only seen the crappy-looking hybrid a la diveANDbright's post) but I have a 1987 Circuit with...
07-20-10, 04:21 PM
Replies: 52,361
Views: 7,061,878
Posted By unprintable

59 CM Reynolds 753 Vintage Roadbike - $650...

59 CM Reynolds 753 Vintage Roadbike - $650 (http://gainesville.craigslist.org/bik/1853417449.html)

Looks reeeeeeeaaaaaaally interesting and perhaps reasonably priced for 753? Anybody know anything...
04-25-10, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By unprintable

As long as he's enjoying it.

As long as he's enjoying it.
04-23-10, 04:18 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,928
Posted By unprintable

When do I get to reap a De Rosa? I'll be...

When do I get to reap a De Rosa?

I'll be here all week.
04-23-10, 02:39 PM
Replies: 52,361
Views: 7,061,878
Posted By unprintable

What's sad is that he tries to sell it as a track...

What's sad is that he tries to sell it as a track frame and even says it was "made for fixed gear" but then when asked admits he had sawed off the derailleur hanger.

Truly :facepalm: worthy.
04-23-10, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By unprintable

Looks awesome! what's it being offered for? ...

Looks awesome! what's it being offered for?

I don't understand why you're interested in it if you don't think you'll ride it. Flip?
04-23-10, 12:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,452
Posted By unprintable

Good points all around. My stance is that the...

Good points all around. My stance is that the important thing is that you ride the bike. If the color of the bike is so distasteful to you that you won't ride it, then paint it... or as somebody...
04-22-10, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,136,567
Posted By unprintable

Any Suntour GPX pedals out there? Would consider...

Any Suntour GPX pedals out there? Would consider something similar. Also looking for something like Continental GP-4000s, as well as black MKS 107 pedals to have with my Schwinn Circuit. Oh, and...
04-22-10, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,245
Posted By unprintable

Someone from the future called in and reported a...

Someone from the future called in and reported a bicyclist would be hit outside the Toyota dealership.
04-18-10, 10:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,638
Posted By unprintable

So I've heard. I want to actually use but it did...

So I've heard. I want to actually use but it did also come with what appears to be an early Velo Senso saddle or something like that. Not sure if it's nice at all but it seems somewhat generic. The...
04-18-10, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13,628
Views: 2,764,128
Posted By unprintable

Figured I'd stick it here, too. The Schwinn...

Figured I'd stick it here, too. The Schwinn Circuit I just picked up yesterday, completely original except for the pedals.
04-18-10, 05:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,531
Posted By unprintable

Excellent! Glad I asked. You've saved us...

Excellent! Glad I asked.

You've saved us all, tugrul. Truly.
04-18-10, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,638
Posted By unprintable

I remember reading a post from some time ago in...

I remember reading a post from some time ago in which somebody said they asked Richard Schwinn where the Circuits were made and he replied that they were hand-made in Chicago. But I actually can't...
04-18-10, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By unprintable

But to be fair, the reversed image does look...

But to be fair, the reversed image does look better for whatever reason. Maybe it's just that I saw the reverse first.
04-18-10, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,531
Posted By unprintable

You're a hero! Don't have the specs page for...

You're a hero! Don't have the specs page for '87, I presume?
04-18-10, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,638
Posted By unprintable

I think Sante came on later models of the...

I think Sante came on later models of the Circuit, maybe?. (EDIT: Just confirmed this, thanks to tugrul's efforts to put the catalogs back online. in '88 the Circuit came with Sante). In '87 the...
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