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Forum: Touring
09-13-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,491
Posted By sloar

Iíve settled on flared drop bars, I just feel...

Iíve settled on flared drop bars, I just feel more comfortable with them.






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Forum: Touring
09-12-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,491
Posted By sloar

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Forum: Touring
09-10-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 977
Posted By sloar

Everything is switched over. Iím going to order a...

Everything is switched over. Iím going to order a 24t ring and see how I like it. I may go a little bigger on the cassette. Iím getting close to being done finally....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,439
Posted By sloar

Lime green flip flops.

Lime green flip flops.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,439
Posted By sloar

He used the 3T fork on another build, sold me the...

He used the 3T fork on another build, sold me the frame for $100 and I already had the fork.
Forum: Touring
08-29-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 912
Posted By sloar

I’ll have check on the model, his bike is already...

I’ll have check on the model, his bike is already a 3x10 and mine is a 2x10.
08-29-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By sloar

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08-29-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By sloar

Miyata survivor

Thought Iíd share this Miyata 310, even has the original Miyata tires and water bottle....
Forum: Touring
08-21-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,658
Posted By sloar

Havenít had a chance to try them out yet, but I...

Havenít had a chance to try them out yet, but I like how they look.



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Forum: Touring
08-16-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 920
Posted By sloar

Perfect fit. Big question now should I bend the...

Perfect fit. Big question now should I bend the other side to match, or just leave it alone.
Forum: Touring
08-07-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,658
Posted By sloar

Little better now, waiting on my Tubus rack and...

Little better now, waiting on my Tubus rack and bag then Iíll be set for awhile.



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Forum: Touring
08-04-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,597
Posted By sloar

I’ve let a few touring folks eat, shower and...

I’ve let a few touring folks eat, shower and sleep at the fire station. We made them a big dinner and let them use our beds..Not sure how well they slept with the alarm going off every hour though.
08-02-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 402
Posted By sloar

Room? He has around 200-300 of these in his...

Room? He has around 200-300 of these in his garages and house. He's got enough parts and bikes to open 3 bike shops. Still has NOS Schwinn and Campy parts in the boxes from buying out closing bike...
08-02-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 402
Posted By sloar

Hereís a ladies Super Sport that came with the...

Hereís a ladies Super Sport that came with the Fuji. Iím thinking about robbing the barcons....
08-02-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 402
Posted By sloar

Yep, just unloaded 10 bikes.

Yep, just unloaded 10 bikes.
08-02-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 402
Posted By sloar

Just thought Iíd share this Fuji

Got another load to sell from my hoarder friend and this beautiful lower end Fuji was in the mix. I know we all like pics of old bikes....
Forum: Touring
08-01-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,658
Posted By sloar

Finally found a proper touring bike.

But, I need to change a few things. Bought it this morning off a bike mechanic. He told me he bought the frameset and built it up and never rode it. It shows, looks brand new. Definitely want to go...
07-26-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By sloar

Torpado Frameset

I painted this about 5 years ago and itís never been built. Has scratches from hanging for so long. I donít know anything about it except itís 20.5Ē and itís cool. $200 shipped....
07-23-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By sloar

Nice work!

Nice work!
07-06-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By sloar

He’s saying the 70’s and 80’s didn’t exist in the...

He’s saying the 70’s and 80’s didn’t exist in the 60’s. He was joking!
06-29-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,899
Posted By sloar

There’s a Bob Jackson on the craigslist and eBay...

There’s a Bob Jackson on the craigslist and eBay thread. And I have a 54 if that would work.
06-26-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By sloar

De Rosa update.

No luck selling the De Rosa so Iíve been riding it. I normally like to ride frames with a seattube of 56-57cm and toptube of 55-56cm. But at 5í9Ē on paper I should ride a 54cm. Iím starting to get...
06-19-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By sloar

40-42 bars. If bars and stem together diameter...

40-42 bars. If bars and stem together diameter doesn’t matter. But just the stem I have 26.0 bars
06-17-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,669
Posted By sloar

De Rosa Professional

I tried making this work, but my body cannot handle a 54cm. Itís full Nuovo Record with a Super Record headset. A few chips in the paint, the worst is the drive side chainstay and a small ding in...
06-15-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By sloar

I love mine! ...

I love mine!



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06-15-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By sloar

Brooks Pro

$70 shipped, cover included SOLD


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Replies: 34
Views: 1,381
Posted By sloar

I’m not selling the bike, but I’ve made a few...

I’m not selling the bike, but I’ve made a few changes since the pic. I replaced the freewheel with a smaller one, metal r/d cable and black cloth bar wrap. The tires are what I had in hand, but I’m...
Replies: 34
Views: 1,381
Posted By sloar

pics were taken how I bought it. I overhauled it...

pics were taken how I bought it. I overhauled it at work and forgot my air pump.
06-13-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 768
Posted By sloar

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06-12-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 768
Posted By sloar

Surprise haul today

Went to pick up a cheap Giant bike for my daughter to take to college. I noticed the Black Lightningís in the garage and asked about them. Then he said he had one more and wheeled out the De Rosa. A...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,608
Posted By sloar

I flip bikes all the time as a hobby, honestly I...

I flip bikes all the time as a hobby, honestly I really don't care about the margin. I love finding old bikes, making them pretty and ridable and selling them at good prices. I like keeping these...
05-30-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,373
Posted By sloar

My seatpost and stem remover. Modify a hacksaw...

My seatpost and stem remover. Modify a hacksaw blade for longer lengths....
Forum: Touring
05-23-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,717
Posted By sloar

Being a combat Marine veteran helps with minimal...

Being a combat Marine veteran helps with minimal camping. I still have some quality camping gear, eureka solitaire tent and a few other things that fit in Panniers well. No plans on taking my guitar...
Forum: Touring
05-23-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,717
Posted By sloar

Mainly unsupported solo rides, my longest was...

Mainly unsupported solo rides, my longest was Indiana to Florida on a 99 Trek 520. After that I sold it and started racing. I’m just now getting back into it with a goal of going cross country in a...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,218
Posted By sloar

Ad was on Facebook Marketplace. I messaged him...

Ad was on Facebook Marketplace. I messaged him and asked him for a good time to meet. He responded anytime was good. This was the night before, so I told him I would be there around 5:30 for sure. He...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,218
Posted By sloar

Never mind, I made plans to meet the seller and...

Never mind, I made plans to meet the seller and drove an hour one way. He sold it before I got there. I haven’t been that mad in a long time. That’s one thing I’ve never done, I’ve even had people...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,218
Posted By sloar

Serotta Colorado LT value

Iím going to look at this today and was wondering what the value is. Itís full Dura Ace with brifters. Non matching wheels, but I have a nice set for it. Looks like other than that new cables, bar...
05-19-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 448,581
Posted By sloar

I think Iím done. ...

I think Iím done.




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05-13-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,481
Posted By sloar

To answer a couple questions and remarks, I did...

To answer a couple questions and remarks, I did have the puller threaded all the way in. I really didn't crank any harder than I have before on other cranks without issues. This was all done by hand,...
05-12-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6,518
Views: 587,290
Posted By sloar

Finally got some nice pedals, Shimano M324ís. ...

Finally got some nice pedals, Shimano M324ís.

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05-08-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By sloar

I ended up going with LX, I found a good deal on...

I ended up going with LX, I found a good deal on a crankset and derailleurs. The Triple Blaze that’s on it now works fine, I just wanted something to do.
05-08-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,462
Posted By sloar

Maybe I'm wrong, but it seems like any skilled...

Maybe I'm wrong, but it seems like any skilled machinist could do the work.
05-07-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By sloar

C’mon, both of you guys could’ve rode through...

C’mon, both of you guys could’ve rode through that!
05-01-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14,031
Views: 3,020,369
Posted By sloar

Pulled this out of dumpster. ...

Pulled this out of dumpster.




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05-01-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 448,581
Posted By sloar

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04-30-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By sloar

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04-23-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3,573
Views: 314,983
Posted By sloar

A fast commuter bike, thrown together out of the...

A fast commuter bike, thrown together out of the parts bin.


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04-17-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 810
Posted By sloar

Swapping rims the lazy way

I hate lacing rims, I just needed to swap rims so I could have a matching pair, so I cheated a little.



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04-03-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,477
Posted By sloar

Iím gonna have to say this one. Bought it off the...

Iím gonna have to say this one. Bought it off the original owner that bought it overseas while in the military. He said he never got a chance to ride it.



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04-01-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,347
Posted By sloar

The Best Bang For Your Buck Thread.

I was out this morning riding my Trek 420, I was amazed how smooth the ride was. Then I started thinking what a great bike for the very small amount of money I paid. There’s no way you can buy a new...
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