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Posted By DMC707

Really nice condition! $300 or thereabouts

Really nice condition! $300 or thereabouts
01-22-21, 01:38 PM
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Posted By DMC707

Do you have a much shorter torso than leg length?...

Do you have a much shorter torso than leg length? With your height, there are not many bikes out there that are too big for you unless there are unique body dimensions to consider, or if you have...
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Posted By DMC707

I wouldnt be inclined to pay more than $300 for...

I wouldnt be inclined to pay more than $300 for that bike if it were in my size range . If the seller is asking $800 - you might not be able to talk him off the ledge anytime soon - he thinks...
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Posted By DMC707

theyre relatively easy to find (8 speed parts...

theyre relatively easy to find (8 speed parts that is ) . I've restored several bikes from this era in the last couple of years . Campagnolo 8 speed Ergo still works well and is rebuildable
01-21-21, 03:20 PM
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Posted By DMC707

What manner of road bike is this? Does it have...

What manner of road bike is this? Does it have cantilever brakes at least so you can fit say, a 32c cyclocross tire even?

ITs been a long long time ago, but i picked up some aggressive "Rain...
01-21-21, 03:17 PM
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Posted By DMC707

YEs - it would be foolhardy to get off the seat...

YEs - it would be foolhardy to get off the seat for mountain bicycling
01-21-21, 03:13 PM
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Posted By DMC707

Cool story bro

Cool story bro
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Posted By DMC707

Cool stories bro's

Cool stories bro's
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Posted By DMC707

A 30 yo bike barely reaches the threshold ? ...

A 30 yo bike barely reaches the threshold ? For me its about 20 years i guess although a 20 year old bike can still be pretty modernish depending on what it is

Cool bike --- $250 to cover the...
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Posted By DMC707

If it fits, id ride it. Nice bike but not quite...

If it fits, id ride it. Nice bike but not quite a holy grail collectible.

still — very very nice bicycle
01-20-21, 02:09 PM
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Posted By DMC707

ive got this bookon kindle but havent read it...

ive got this bookon kindle but havent read it yet!

i became enthralled with rowing when a US Olympic training center opened here in Oklahoma city. I was able to finagle access towork out there...
Forum: Introductions
01-20-21, 01:53 PM
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Posted By DMC707

My company is based out of Boerne and i used to...

My company is based out of Boerne and i used to travel there a couple times a year. Wonderful cycling, if a bit hilly (they do call it the Hill Country though) Great German food!

have fun posting
Forum: Introductions
01-20-21, 01:50 PM
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Posted By DMC707

Are you sure the wheels are steel and not...

Are you sure the wheels are steel and not polished aluminum. Cant recall a trek that was that low end unless someone swapped wheels over the years
Forum: Introductions
01-20-21, 01:47 PM
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Posted By DMC707

Greetings fellow Irishman!

Greetings fellow Irishman!
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Posted By DMC707

Neat bike

Neat bike
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Posted By DMC707

Pre covid - $200 -250 as pictured for the right...

Pre covid - $200 -250 as pictured for the right buyer.

the darn thing just hasnt been ridden has it

prices spiked for a while, but have settled down so my guess would still be that range . ...
01-20-21, 09:23 AM
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Posted By DMC707

Price seems a little spicy, but the bike looks...

Price seems a little spicy, but the bike looks tobe in very nice shape .

have you made a decision on it yet?
01-20-21, 09:19 AM
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Posted By DMC707

You would need a threadless adapter and a new...

You would need a threadless adapter and a new stem too to try the fatter bars out - Id get some riser bars that fit your current equipment myself
01-20-21, 09:17 AM
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Posted By DMC707

yes - some of the trails i ride i was riding when...

yes - some of the trails i ride i was riding when i first started riding nearly 30 years ago

we all survived on full rigid machinery with 1.9 Panaracer Smokes, - guys with money might have had a...
01-20-21, 09:11 AM
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Posted By DMC707

The mullet name is also used for the new...

The mullet name is also used for the new gen”downcountry” bikes that sport longer travel in the front - 100 rear 120 front, etc even with the same size wheels. Usually 29 - 27.5 seems to be...
01-20-21, 09:06 AM
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Posted By DMC707

Hold out for what you like. Ive been on rides...

Hold out for what you like. Ive been on rides where 2 teethis the difference berween pedalling and pushing
01-20-21, 09:04 AM
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Posted By DMC707

yes Comrade! Ve vant you on smaller bikes to...

yes Comrade! Ve vant you on smaller bikes to take less space to put more in, no? Happy is light so have energy to work longer for us!
01-20-21, 09:01 AM
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Posted By DMC707

Change valve

Change valve
01-20-21, 09:00 AM
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Posted By DMC707

Times have changed — either number sounds like a...

Times have changed — either number sounds like a massive amount of travel for a hardtail- Personally od rather run the smaller number on a HT (140)
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Posted By DMC707

Yes - 450 at the big end if everything works well...

Yes - 450 at the big end if everything works well and it needs nothing

there is a caveat - if its truly the bike you want and it fits , especially as this is an odd size, using the small wheels...
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Posted By DMC707

If there are no dents, any Cannondale is worth...

If there are no dents, any Cannondale is worth $150

im curious what is going on with the bare spot on the seatstay under the rear brake though

but this bike looks closer to $150. Nice entry...
01-17-21, 01:44 PM
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Posted By DMC707

Concorde covered a very broad range - from bikes...

Concorde covered a very broad range - from bikes used at the top level of the sport, to more budget friendly models.

interesting seeing the better grade Campy bits on what looks like an entry...
01-17-21, 01:39 PM
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Posted By DMC707

ive read a Dog in a Hat , wasnt this the Joe...

ive read a Dog in a Hat , wasnt this the Joe Parkin autobiography? I dont remember all the details, but i enjoyed the book


currently working on Slaying The Badger - the Lemond-Hinault showdown
01-17-21, 01:36 PM
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Posted By DMC707

Is that one of the Coors Light team paint schemes?

Is that one of the Coors Light team paint schemes?
01-17-21, 01:34 PM
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Posted By DMC707

https://i.imgur.com/sgk5WEf.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/sgk5WEf.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/iqVQzjh.jpg
01-17-21, 01:19 PM
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Views: 2,990
Posted By DMC707

Not surewhere the question is. It sounds like...

Not surewhere the question is. It sounds like your spouse is cool with 2 bikes but not more?

my formerr spouse couldve cared less and i amassed quite a collection while with her. As long as...
01-17-21, 01:08 PM
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Posted By DMC707

Fun walk down memory lane!

Fun walk down memory lane!
01-17-21, 12:59 PM
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Posted By DMC707

willyou be enjoying that with a side of steamed...

willyou be enjoying that with a side of steamed asparagus and some drawn butter?
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Posted By DMC707

definitely do not want to be spurting against the...

definitely do not want to be spurting against the wind!
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Posted By DMC707

Does it have the wheelset with it too? If so i...

Does it have the wheelset with it too? If so i would give him $300 for everything, crank in
cluded and not worry about it. That would be a good “friend price” and theen just sell the stuff you dont...
Forum: BMX
01-17-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By DMC707

You need an XL or Pro XL cruiser to race. Youd...

You need an XL or Pro XL cruiser to race. Youd feel like a monkey trying to hug a football on a 20” bike

by getting into BMX, are you talking about racing? Skatepark/dirt jump stuff or just...
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Views: 386
Posted By DMC707

There will usually be a decal but if not and the...

There will usually be a decal but if not and the bike is complete, 5900 would have high end dura ace kit, with Ultegra or 600 tri color on the 5500
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Posted By DMC707

Given its not actually a team bike with...

Given its not actually a team bike with provenance, that price would seem more palpable if it were complete with the Record Delta group and proper wheelset
01-11-21, 07:09 PM
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Posted By DMC707

great advice!

great advice!
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Posted By DMC707

Like a lot of these vintage mountain bikes. The...

Like a lot of these vintage mountain bikes. The utility is worth more than the financial redemption itself
12-11-20, 10:04 PM
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Views: 1,389
Posted By DMC707

It’s a consumable. My full rigid team issue...

It’s a consumable.

My full rigid team issue Marin, with xtr and a Tange Prestige tube set retailed at close to 2500 in 1994 or 5, Spending $200 on tires and a tubeless conversion to get some...
12-11-20, 04:45 AM
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Posted By DMC707

nice! I will have to remember these

nice! I will have to remember these
12-10-20, 10:26 PM
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Views: 1,389
Posted By DMC707

Pump up the tires, light the fires and just SEND...

Pump up the tires, light the fires and just SEND IT DOG!!!!
12-10-20, 07:47 AM
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Posted By DMC707

I have not heard of these systems or these...

I have not heard of these systems or these companies so I had to do a Google search. you are really thinking outside the box with these.

they certainly look like they have high-end construction. I...
12-10-20, 07:35 AM
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Views: 548
Posted By DMC707

Wow! Just wow

Wow! Just wow
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Posted By DMC707

those are nice wheels! Far far superior to...

those are nice wheels! Far far superior to anything that would come stock on a $600 bike. The crankset looks pretty cool - i havent seen one of those before

wasnt aware Aventon was...
12-06-20, 07:23 PM
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Views: 1,046
Posted By DMC707

yep-thats a bike i would like to try out too if...

yep-thats a bike i would like to try out too if it fit me 👍

the 3Rensho in that condition should see some DeRosa’esque numbers in a sale though. Very nice example
12-06-20, 07:21 PM
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Posted By DMC707

ugh —. Ive had my patriotic PDG for over 3 years...

ugh —. Ive had my patriotic PDG for over 3 years now and still havent had it out and running yet other than a short neighborhood ruise

wheels are ridiculously out of true and i wanted to swap the...
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Posted By DMC707

https://bikerumor.com/2018/06/04/review-new-avento...

https://bikerumor.com/2018/06/04/review-new-aventon-mataro-is-a-surprisingly-race-ready-sub-600-track-bike/


sounds good to me—. Good price for the complete rig too - just budget for different...
12-06-20, 06:45 AM
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Views: 2,086
Posted By DMC707

my ‘00 Waterford - funny, i dont really think of...

my ‘00 Waterford - funny, i dont really think of it as vintage at all - classic maybe, but everytime i bring it out it turns heads

https://i.imgur.com/CX45dp7.jpg

3Rensho funny bike -
...
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