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05-01-12, 10:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,206
Posted By tugrul

mbbiker is suitably close to mtnbke that I brace...

mbbiker is suitably close to mtnbke that I brace myself for an oversized aluminum tirade.
04-24-12, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,319
Posted By tugrul

I've never seen the paint around a chip I was...

I've never seen the paint around a chip I was treating ever react to naval jelly.
04-24-12, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By tugrul

Any sign the tubes have any rippling in them? Run...

Any sign the tubes have any rippling in them? Run your finger underneath the tubes where they enter the lug.

I can't imagine what trauma the lugs would have suffered that wouldn't have damaged the...
04-20-12, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By tugrul

Is there a serial number on the non drive side...

Is there a serial number on the non drive side drop out? Maybe it is a 1983 Superior.

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=245808&d=1334936890
04-18-12, 02:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,709
Posted By tugrul

Fascinating :p

Fascinating :p
04-16-12, 09:55 AM
Replies: 51,169
Views: 6,636,981
Posted By tugrul

Receipt saved for posterity. VITUS 979...

Receipt saved for posterity.

VITUS 979 RACING BICYCLE - $300 (Wells, Maine) (http://maine.craigslist.org/bik/2960340865.html)

Vitus 979 Bicycle For Sale - Frame Aluminum 60CM Color red. ...
04-16-12, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 629
Posted By tugrul

Scraping with a plastic knife. Melting the...

Scraping with a plastic knife.

Melting the remnants with some mineral spirit soaked rag can also help.
04-15-12, 09:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,467
Posted By tugrul

People on this forum pull off some fantastic...

People on this forum pull off some fantastic feats every now and again.

I :love: the saddle.
04-13-12, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By tugrul

You sure it's just the wedge? The bike I had...

You sure it's just the wedge? The bike I had bought from Henry had a stripped bolt, and despite cleaning it with a die, the peaks of the threading were just not enough.

I managed to find a bolt at...
04-12-12, 09:11 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,435
Posted By tugrul

I think we just become numb to the risks of...

I think we just become numb to the risks of riding in traffic with time. It frees us up to concentrate on doing what we can to stay safe.

I also add to the wishes of a speedy recovery.
04-12-12, 08:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,821
Posted By tugrul

Here is the 1989 Catalog...

Here is the 1989 Catalog (http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/v/user_albums/Frotz/1989DBCat/) with straight blade forks.

I need to take a new photo of my 1989 Ascent EX. I've since ditched the looong...
04-05-12, 03:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,367
Posted By tugrul

Seeing how the existing /bik directory is for by...

Seeing how the existing /bik directory is for by owner listings, I'm not seeing the motivation to self police and post to by dealer.
04-02-12, 10:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,260
Posted By tugrul

I'm really digging the unfinished chrome and the...

I'm really digging the unfinished chrome and the blue panels. It oozes elegance.
04-01-12, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By tugrul

I think the 1J makes it September 1991.

I think the 1J makes it September 1991.
03-30-12, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 558
Posted By tugrul

I made the mistake of ordering a bunch of 700Cx3*...

I made the mistake of ordering a bunch of 700Cx3* and 27x1 1/4" tubes from Niagara once.

Got two bunches of 700C tubes :p
03-29-12, 08:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,277
Posted By tugrul

56cm CTC square. Which happens to be the...

56cm CTC square.

Which happens to be the smallest I can ride, minus my funny looking 57cm CTT Paramount.
03-28-12, 01:14 PM
Replies: 51,169
Views: 6,636,981
Posted By tugrul

Grandis SLX Super Record - $750 (Salem )...

Grandis SLX Super Record - $750 (Salem ) (http://nh.craigslist.org/bik/2927363192.html)

Date: 2012-03-28, 2:49PM EDT
Reply to: bd9m6-2927363192@sale.craigslist.org...
03-28-12, 09:04 AM
Replies: 51,169
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Posted By tugrul

J.P. Weigle Vintage Mountain/XC Tourer/Commuter...

J.P. Weigle Vintage Mountain/XC Tourer/Commuter Bike - $1750 (Portland) (http://maine.craigslist.org/bik/2925032752.html)

Date: 2012-03-27, 11:31AM EDT
Reply to:...
03-27-12, 09:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,570
Posted By tugrul

Just post what it is. Somebody who finds this...

Just post what it is. Somebody who finds this page in ten years will be glad you did.
03-19-12, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,382
Posted By tugrul

*bump* :p

*bump* :p
03-15-12, 12:12 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,616
Posted By tugrul

I'm curious about the finish and the insides. ...

I'm curious about the finish and the insides.

Looking down the seat tube, is it alloy?

Can't tell from the photos, but is the carbon weave visible?
03-15-12, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 671
Posted By tugrul

Sure. If you happen to pass through Portsmouth...

Sure. If you happen to pass through Portsmouth before then, I-95 is a short walk from where I live.
03-15-12, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 671
Posted By tugrul

Any of you fellows fit into a medium Primal Wear...

Any of you fellows fit into a medium Primal Wear jersey and have the cojones to wear this? :D

http://i.imgur.com/ZV61xh.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/0B57Kh.jpg

Found it at the Salvation Army for $3,...
03-14-12, 02:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 675
Posted By tugrul

I rode about 8 miles round trip to meet somebody...

I rode about 8 miles round trip to meet somebody out front of the Pittsburgh REI to buy a set of SPD pedals, cleats, etc.

The first Trek I bought was about a mile away, so a quick walk and ride...
03-13-12, 01:33 PM
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Posted By tugrul

Purdy. More photos in ad. Vintage Masi Nuova...

Purdy. More photos in ad.

Vintage Masi Nuova Strada 62cm Roadbike w/ Dura Ace Components - $850 (Hampton Falls ) (http://nh.craigslist.org/bik/2899959508.html)

Vintage Masi Nuova Strada 62cm...
03-08-12, 06:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,917
Posted By tugrul

That's neat. +1 I'm curious to see...

That's neat.



+1 I'm curious to see the back side and how it was made.
03-07-12, 11:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 755
Posted By tugrul

Around here, usually it's not you who snags the...

Around here, usually it's not you who snags the bike, but the bike snags you.
03-07-12, 04:43 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,466
Posted By tugrul

On the other hand, they leave money on the table...

On the other hand, they leave money on the table for their charitable work if they don't get what they can.

The "most deserving" person isn't guaranteed to buy it if it were at the lower price...
03-07-12, 01:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By tugrul

Torched? Maybe it got stretched open by a...

Torched?

Maybe it got stretched open by a derailleur/wheel incident and somebody used a little heat to pop it back.
03-06-12, 07:27 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 44,982
Posted By tugrul

The Circuit replaced the Peloton at the top of...

The Circuit replaced the Peloton at the top of the production line in 1987.
03-06-12, 05:20 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,466
Posted By tugrul

Sometimes I see items in a thrift shop and think...

Sometimes I see items in a thrift shop and think the price is ridiculous, but they are usually not there the next time I stop by, so it's probably just me.

Bikes are rare in the shops around here....
03-04-12, 08:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,415
Posted By tugrul

Ain't no laws prohibiting us from tweaking you...

Ain't no laws prohibiting us from tweaking you about it :D
03-04-12, 12:44 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,652
Posted By tugrul

Is that the stem on the Cherubim that slides into...

Is that the stem on the Cherubim that slides into the top tube extension when going straight?

If not, I have no idea how that thing steers.
03-03-12, 02:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,415
Posted By tugrul

I have no idea what else it could be.

I have no idea what else it could be.
03-02-12, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 182,305
Posted By tugrul

It looks similar if not identical to the sloped...

It looks similar if not identical to the sloped crown on my 1988, so nothing lost there.

Random question, is a powder coat finish hard enough not to get worn by shifter cables from STI on the head...
03-02-12, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 182,305
Posted By tugrul

You grew a steerer tube? Pulled one off a 25"...

You grew a steerer tube? Pulled one off a 25" Tempo?
03-01-12, 03:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,230
Posted By tugrul

No chopping involved, just heat it up until the...

No chopping involved, just heat it up until the silver or whatever was used melts and slide it out.

Assuming it is a fork with a crown and brazed steerer and blades.

Chance it might be pinned...
02-29-12, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,696
Posted By tugrul

SR CRE-100 26.6mm (lower right corner...

SR CRE-100 26.6mm (lower right corner (http://bikecatalogs.org/SCHWINN/1990/MTB_And_Road/FULL/1990_MTB_Road_Cat_33.jpg))
02-29-12, 12:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,763
Posted By tugrul

The blade sockets are similar, but the "bridge"...

The blade sockets are similar, but the "bridge" is different. The 1987 crown looks to maintain constant width, whereas this 1985 crown is more sculpted, curving inward then wrapping around the...
02-29-12, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,763
Posted By tugrul

I think your Paramount just has a one off crown,...

I think your Paramount just has a one off crown, so no point in matching it to the "old" and "new" crowns.
02-28-12, 10:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,763
Posted By tugrul

That crown made it to the 1986 catalog anyway. ...

That crown made it to the 1986 catalog anyway.

http://www.trfindley.com/flschwinn_1981_1990/1986Ltwt05.JPG

3alarmer, does your crown match these later ones. It seems more curvy around the...
02-28-12, 05:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,763
Posted By tugrul

I don't remember seeing that fork on a mid-decade...

I don't remember seeing that fork on a mid-decade Paramount before.

I think the one on my 1984 was the same through 1986ish. (excuse the pre-cleaning photo)
...
02-26-12, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By tugrul

I've been able to find just one reference to a...

I've been able to find just one reference to a tomato on a road frame (http://hornrim.com/websites/bonustomato/web/?q=node/398).
02-25-12, 05:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,414
Posted By tugrul

Up against the fork or seat stay so I can use a...

Up against the fork or seat stay so I can use a rubber coated wrench to leverage the incalcitrant ones open ;)
02-25-12, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 825
Posted By tugrul

Did OFG's DeRosa ever turn up?

Did OFG's DeRosa ever turn up?
02-16-12, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By tugrul

I'll probably have a shop install it, but what's...

I'll probably have a shop install it, but what's preloading it like? Is it the same as a caged bearing headset, with rocking the fork back and forth until the play is gone?
02-16-12, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By tugrul

I ride hands free quite a bit, so replacing the...

I ride hands free quite a bit, so replacing the beat up alloy races and balls might be the cheapskate option.
02-16-12, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By tugrul

Velo Orange headset for my 1984 Paramount

My 1984 Paramount is currently sporting a Super Record headset that is brinelled and makes hands free riding a bit less carefree than I'd like.

The Velo Orange caged headset in ISO...
02-15-12, 12:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,696
Posted By tugrul

Didn't think either of you had the legs for the...

Didn't think either of you had the legs for the 23" captain on that thing.
02-14-12, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By tugrul

Too bad it is offset by a stem; pretending to be...

Too bad it is offset by a stem; pretending to be driving a bus would have been fun.
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