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12-02-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 550
Posted By tkamd73

How can you go wrong for 78 cents, great piece...

How can you go wrong for 78 cents, great piece for a display bike.
Tim
12-02-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 398
Posted By tkamd73

Need a fork with a pretty good rake, for double...

Need a fork with a pretty good rake, for double ply.
Tim
11-29-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 711
Posted By tkamd73

Awfully attractive bike, I see nothing to make...

Awfully attractive bike, I see nothing to make excuses for, great story, would be proud to own that bike! My size too, in case you canít stand those extremely minor imperfections.
Tim
11-28-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 293
Posted By tkamd73

Match the rims / tires, shorten the cables, then...

Match the rims / tires, shorten the cables, then not a bad looking bike.
Tim
11-28-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,128
Posted By tkamd73

Ok, ...

Ok,


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91 Waterford Paramount...
11-28-21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,115
Posted By tkamd73

I assumed it was about some 80s Campy rims. Tim...

I assumed it was about some 80s Campy rims.
Tim

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11-28-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,810
Posted By tkamd73

Was gonna add those to my list too, until I took...

Was gonna add those to my list too, until I took a set apart, and de-tensioned the spring, now they work quite well for single pivots.
Tim
11-28-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 836
Posted By tkamd73

I’m sure he knows exactly where everything is. ...

I’m sure he knows exactly where everything is.
Tim
11-27-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,024
Posted By tkamd73

Yeah my home owners policy covers my bikes, would...

Yeah my home owners policy covers my bikes, would never consider making a claim for just a bike though.
Tim
11-26-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 799
Posted By tkamd73

Beautiful Bike! Also my choice of rims for all...

Beautiful Bike! Also my choice of rims for all recent, and subsequent builds. Great story too, thanks for sharing.
Tim
11-25-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,242
Posted By tkamd73

Kid over CV always. You will have plenty of time...

Kid over CV always. You will have plenty of time for old bikes when they are gone, which will happen way faster then you want. Enjoy now!
Tim
11-25-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 553
Posted By tkamd73

Stick with the 7402 levers though, the 7401s have...

Stick with the 7402 levers though, the 7401s have no return spring, big difference. Not sure if the hoods are interchangeable. Good luck finding new hoods, but I have seen them pop up on eBay every...
11-25-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By tkamd73

Bike could have been crashed, so no fork, take a...

Bike could have been crashed, so no fork, take a good look at the frame before you proceed. Awesome bike though, good luck with the build.
Tim
11-25-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By tkamd73

I donít even have the clipless shoes! Tim

I donít even have the clipless shoes!
Tim
11-25-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 541
Posted By tkamd73

Nice! But looks kind of used to me. Tim

Nice! But looks kind of used to me.
Tim
11-25-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,306
Posted By tkamd73

Every retailer selling anything has a Black...

Every retailer selling anything has a Black Friday sale, I canít delete the emails fast enough! My holiday tradition is to buy nothing on Black Friday, or cyber Monday!
Tim
11-24-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,322
Posted By tkamd73

If you were more local, and this thread was a...

If you were more local, and this thread was a month ago, you would have had your 2nd wish. Frame has been stripped, and components used to replace lesser ones on my other rides.
Tim...
11-24-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 746
Posted By tkamd73

Vintage is way better then decrepit, the next...

Vintage is way better then decrepit, the next phase.
Tim
11-23-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,810
Posted By tkamd73

Thats good, got a bunch of the aero bottles that...

Thats good, got a bunch of the aero bottles that Iíve been using since about the mid eighties. Bought a case of those suckers when they first came out, pretty much a lifetime supply, they seem to...
11-22-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By tkamd73

All the brake cables, on my bikes are from them,...

All the brake cables, on my bikes are from them, you wonít be disappointed.
Tim
11-22-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 988
Posted By tkamd73

If itís one of the really good trek frames, you...

If itís one of the really good trek frames, you could always repaint it, I would. Sending a 92 purple splatter series 5 Paramount off to repaint after the holidays, just never warmed up to that color...
11-21-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,810
Posted By tkamd73

Cottered cranks, tubular tires, straight tooth...

Cottered cranks, tubular tires, straight tooth freewheels.
Tim
11-21-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,229
Posted By tkamd73

Also, in the basement. Tim ...

Also, in the basement.
Tim

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11-21-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,361
Posted By tkamd73

Dang, thatís what Iím missing! Where can I get a...

Dang, thatís what Iím missing! Where can I get a dork disk for a SA hub? My only flat pedal bike.
Tim
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11-20-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By tkamd73

Yellow Jersey did the paint and decals on my...

Yellow Jersey did the paint and decals on my Supercourse, and repaired and repainted my crashed Bianchi. Check out the paint and repair section of their website, my 71 Sports Tourer made it to their...
11-20-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By tkamd73

My TX900 was delivered as a frame only,...

My TX900 was delivered as a frame only, serialized in Jun of 77. Frame was redone by Trek after they stopped using Imron. The Imron on some of my other Treks doesnít seem to resist damage any better...
11-18-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 65,111
Views: 10,193,516
Posted By tkamd73

That frame is worth it, I’d toss, or recycle...

That frame is worth it, I’d toss, or recycle everything else.
Tim
11-18-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,229
Posted By tkamd73

IPhone holder, asymmetric rims, padded tape,...

IPhone holder, asymmetric rims, padded tape, that’s about it.
Tim
11-18-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 830
Posted By tkamd73

Whole idea is kind of stupid, if you want a 2...

Whole idea is kind of stupid, if you want a 2 speed bike to foot shift, get a Sturmey Archer 2 speed kick back hub. Much more elegant, reliable, and safer solution. Donít have to slow down to shift...
11-18-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,406
Posted By tkamd73

Your quite a bit past mid-life, more like...

Your quite a bit past mid-life, more like two-thirds, but I’d still go for it!
Tim
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By tkamd73

Deore! Tim

Deore!
Tim
11-18-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By tkamd73

Awesome, just gave me a good reason to go,...

Awesome, just gave me a good reason to go, thanks!
Tim
11-17-21, 11:49 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,526
Posted By tkamd73

Pretty simple, buy what you want, ride what you...

Pretty simple, buy what you want, ride what you want. No one is forcing you to do anything!
Thanks to the Internet, you can pretty much replace, or buy parts to repair pretty much anything, even the...
11-09-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,489
Posted By tkamd73

Is it better to be taken out by a Mercedes SUV vs...

Is it better to be taken out by a Mercedes SUV vs Ford, Dodge, GM, Toyota, Nissan, etc, or will it feel the same either way. Actually given a preference I’d prefer the F150.
Tim
11-09-21, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By tkamd73

I’ve got the same bike, same year in Celeste,...

I’ve got the same bike, same year in Celeste, great ride!
Tim
11-09-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,210
Posted By tkamd73

Yeah I really shouldn’t do that, old Treks really...

Yeah I really shouldn’t do that, old Treks really do start at quite a high point, in the pecking order. Thanks!
11-09-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,210
Posted By tkamd73

That bike looks like it could handle anything,...

That bike looks like it could handle anything, and go just about anywhere, really like the color!
Tim
11-09-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 575
Posted By tkamd73

45 dollars for a used Shimano chain? Whoever in...

45 dollars for a used Shimano chain? Whoever in CV land ďbuysĒ a used chain? A new 15 dollar KMC, would have been the way to go. Kind of shudder to think what they charged you for that used...
11-09-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,210
Posted By tkamd73

This. Very comfortable, smooth shifting, lots of...

This. Very comfortable, smooth shifting, lots of gears, great brakes. The keeper, if I got rid of everything else. Only a lowly Trek, obviously my palate is not that sophisticated.
Tim

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11-08-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 784
Posted By tkamd73

I use this, donít normally buy it from Amazon...

I use this, donít normally buy it from Amazon though, directly from Griots, or local Autozone.
Tim
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11-08-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 542
Posted By tkamd73

The way most phones mount on your bike, the...

The way most phones mount on your bike, the speakers point at you, unless some phones now have speakers on top.
I guess you could mount the phone upside down, so as to put the speakers in front....
11-06-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By tkamd73

Yeah on a newer bike I’ll use the seat post, only...

Yeah on a newer bike I’ll use the seat post, only way the Blackburn work stand will work. My 2nd Blackburn is a bench top mount.
Tim
11-05-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 65,111
Views: 10,193,516
Posted By tkamd73

Aww that is my size, fortunately not so tempting...

Aww that is my size, fortunately not so tempting at that price. Still if I didn’t already have a 900, I’d probably go pick it up.
Tim
11-05-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By tkamd73

Iíve got 2 old Blackburn stands with the hard...

Iíve got 2 old Blackburn stands with the hard rubber clamp. I always use the top tube, so just put a folded over polishing cloth over the top tube of the bike before clamping it. Havenít trashed a...
11-04-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By tkamd73

Green nail polish, good luck. Better off with...

Green nail polish, good luck. Better off with Testors or auto touch up paint. Trek 520 is a beautiful bike, love the green with gold decals.
Tim
11-04-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 48,515
Posted By tkamd73

Thought I posted this here earlier, but looking...

Thought I posted this here earlier, but looking through, guess not. Got the frame off of eBay, originally stripped the 1055 group set off my Asian series 5 for the first build.
Great ride, but...
11-03-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By tkamd73

I see you didn’t buy the red titanium flite, I...

I see you didn’t buy the red titanium flite, I passed on it also, too expensive. But I did need a red saddle for a new CV build, and this is a very good one, relatively cheap, so I bought it. I have...
11-03-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,260
Posted By tkamd73

When it comes to servicing or repairing a CV...

When it comes to servicing or repairing a CV bike, I’ll wager that a lot of us would do a better job, then the offending LBS personal.
Tim
11-01-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 607
Posted By tkamd73

Yeah, you did get a bit of an upgrade, replaced...

Yeah, you did get a bit of an upgrade, replaced the rims on mine too. Thanks!
Tim
11-01-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By tkamd73

The 400 could be an 88, but even then, should...

The 400 could be an 88, but even then, should still have aero brake levers, looks stock otherwise. Price isn’t too bad, I paid 250 for this one, found it rotting in a Texas shed, and definitely not...
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