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Posted By kross57

Stem shifters, steel wheels, center pull brakes....

Stem shifters, steel wheels, center pull brakes. I'd pass. Really not worth any investment. IMO, in perfect condition, it's a $75 bike.
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Posted By kross57

Also, the U09 had stem shifters.

Also, the U09 had stem shifters.
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Posted By kross57

You could certainly part it out. Personally, if...

You could certainly part it out. Personally, if the frame fit me I would look for a cheap donor bike with 27" alloy wheels. Shouldn't be too hard to find. I often see them from $20-$50. From what I...
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Posted By kross57

Based on the features, head badge, and color, I...

Based on the features, head badge, and color, I would guess it is a 1980-81 U010 Course. Seems to be in decent shape. IMO, it is well worth fixing up.
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Posted By kross57

Thanks! If it fits my wife I will probably keep...

Thanks! If it fits my wife I will probably keep it. I believe it is the 21 inch frame. Pretty sure now it is a 1984. The 1983 had stem shifters, and the LeMans 12 was only made in 83-84. See below...
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Posted By kross57

Centurion LeMans 12 Mixte

Any info appreciated. I'm guessing it is 1984-1985? Good components. Fairly light for a mixte, Needs all the usual parts and servicing. Got it in a complex 3-way deal so it ended up costing me $15.
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Posted By kross57

Thanks folks. Turned out to be a POS with a nice...

Thanks folks. Turned out to be a POS with a nice Brooks 66 saddle on it.
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Posted By kross57

Right now I only have these photos to go by.

Right now I only have these photos to go by.
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Posted By kross57

Anyone ever heard of this brand? (Premium)

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06-12-19, 03:14 AM
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Posted By kross57

Thanks to all. Exactly the info I needed.

Thanks to all. Exactly the info I needed.
06-11-19, 03:21 PM
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Posted By kross57

Need help with 26" tires

I am trying to replace the tires on a Schwinn 1990 Mesa Runner with something more street than knobby. But I understand there are several types of 26" tire. The current tires are 26x1.5 "mountain...
06-10-19, 07:27 AM
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Posted By kross57

1987 World Sport. My bopping-to-the-beach-bike in...

1987 World Sport. My bopping-to-the-beach-bike in it's native habitat.

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Posted By kross57

Just a follow-up. After some work and new parts,...

Just a follow-up. After some work and new parts, the bike sold for $185 the day it was listed. I'm sure I could have gotten more by waiting, but what the hell. Went to a nice young couple. I hope...
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Posted By kross57

IMO, if everything works well I'd go $200-$225,...

IMO, if everything works well I'd go $200-$225, no problem. Even $250, if it is perfect mechanically. In my area (northern NJ) you will not find a Trek road bike for less than $175, no matter what...
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Posted By kross57

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/21006730...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2100673093572562/
06-03-19, 06:00 AM
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Posted By kross57

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/71066020...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/710660206015082/?surface=product_details

$30 Nishiki frame on FB marketplace (northern NJ). Would build into a nice touring bike.
06-02-19, 01:12 PM
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Posted By kross57

My main rides are a 1984 Fuji Team and a 1985...

My main rides are a 1984 Fuji Team and a 1985 Miyata 710. To me they are equal.
06-02-19, 01:09 PM
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Posted By kross57

Good thought on the pedals. But I think ther are...

Good thought on the pedals. But I think ther are flip-flop wearers. I'll have to check. Sadly, the sidewalls are toasty. Thanks!
06-02-19, 11:58 AM
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Posted By kross57

Schwinn Mesa Runner

My nephews wanted a cruiser to use at a shore rental this summer. I picked up this Schwinn for them, since its the right size and it was inexpensive. From the headbadge, its a 1990. Shimano indexed...
06-02-19, 10:44 AM
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Posted By kross57

Schwinn Mesa Runner

My nephews wanted a cruiser to use at a shore rental this summer. I picked up this Schwinn for them, since its the right size. I already lubricated the bearings, and I'm working on the cables. New....
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Posted By kross57

Thanks folks. Seems like $175-$185 would be...

Thanks folks. Seems like $175-$185 would be reasonable, as long as it turns out well. Trek is a popular name, and as I said, the frame is nice.
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Posted By kross57

Someone left the Trek out in the rain...

Picked up a Trek 330 Elance. 1987 model. It was sitting out in the weather for quite a while, so it needs lots of attention. Cables, chain, wraps, tires, pedals, saddle, etc. There was even a nest of...
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Posted By kross57

With the bars taped, and everything working...

With the bars taped, and everything working properly, that would sell for $200-$250 in my area.
05-24-19, 05:57 PM
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Posted By kross57

Sold.

Sold.
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Posted By kross57

That amount of rust on the frame would be a deal...

That amount of rust on the frame would be a deal killer for me, no matter what the price. I'd only be looking at taking parts off it.
05-23-19, 01:23 PM
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Posted By kross57

FS: Nishiki Riviera GT 58cm

Nishiki Riviera GT Touring Bike. From the serial #, this is a 1985. Fifteen speed (3x5). Nishiki’s Chromoly frame and "Mangaloy" forks. Sugino VP triple crankset. Suntour downtube shifters and Lepree...
05-21-19, 03:25 AM
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Posted By kross57

Peugeot PKN10. Only $800 !!!! ...

Peugeot PKN10. Only $800 !!!!

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Posted By kross57

I recently sold this '77 Mirage for $125. Not too...

I recently sold this '77 Mirage for $125. Not too different, but I had updated it with new tires, cables, lubricated, and new bar wraps. I also swapped out the rims for some old Univega alloys I had...
05-15-19, 03:27 AM
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Posted By kross57

SUNTOUR Power LD 1500 Shifter Set for Down tube

SUNTOUR Power LD 1500 Shifter Set for Down tube . In good condition, as shown. $20 shipped to the continental USA.
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05-15-19, 03:24 AM
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Posted By kross57

Shimano BL-Z326 Non-Aero Road Brake Levers

Shimano BL-Z326 Non-Aero Road Brake Levers. In good condition, sas shown. $15 shipped to the continental USA.
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05-15-19, 03:22 AM
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Posted By kross57

Dia-Compe Gran Compe Brake Levers , Non Aero

Dia-Compe Gran Compe Brake Levers , Non Aero. In good condition, as shown. $15, shipped to the continental USA....
05-14-19, 11:52 AM
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Posted By kross57

Nishiki Info?

I am looking for Nishiki catalogs from 1985-1986. Any info appreciated.
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Posted By kross57

Bueller?

Bueller?
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Posted By kross57

Yes, but then it's only for me and for one bike. ...

Yes, but then it's only for me and for one bike.

Can you copy it? You can mail me a copy and I'll scan it and post it on this site. Then it's there for everyone.

You could also photograph it...
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Posted By kross57

Do you have the ability to scan it?

Do you have the ability to scan it?
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Posted By kross57

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyPb-NUt3Gc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyPb-NUt3Gc
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Posted By kross57

You should scan that and post it.

You should scan that and post it.
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Posted By kross57

Do you have the info on paper, or are you going...

Do you have the info on paper, or are you going by a Riviera GT you own or owned?
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Posted By kross57

Thanks Chr0m0ly. A little over my head, but...

Thanks Chr0m0ly. A little over my head, but interesting!
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Posted By kross57

Thanks! I assume your stuff is original. I'm not...

Thanks! I assume your stuff is original. I'm not sure what you mean by "square edged".
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Posted By kross57

I'd like to know what the original equipment was...

I'd like to know what the original equipment was on everything they normally list. Brakes, derailleurs, tires, rims, crankset, handlebars, stem, gearing, frame, spokes, pedals, etc., etc.. Here's a...
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Posted By kross57

Unfortunately I can't locate a 1985 or 1986...

Unfortunately I can't locate a 1985 or 1986 catalog, and it seems like the Riviera GT was only made for a short time. I'd like to know more about the components.
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Posted By kross57

Nishiki Riviera GT 1985

Judging from the "WE" serial number, it's an 85. And it needs EVERYTHING! Still, the frame is dent-free, almost no rust, few chips, forks are straight, rims are true. Kind of amazing. Should be OK...
05-12-19, 03:48 AM
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Posted By kross57

Listed as a "Nisiki Rivera". Yup, that's a bike! ...

Listed as a "Nisiki Rivera". Yup, that's a bike!
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Posted By kross57

I thought I would give folks the end of the...

I thought I would give folks the end of the story. Sold this bike last night to a happy young couple from Brooklyn. The guy had a Moto, and the girl wanted one to match. Frame was a perfect fit. So,...
05-08-19, 04:31 AM
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Posted By kross57

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05-05-19, 12:09 PM
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Posted By kross57

Yoy gotta have a little imagination. That might...

Yoy gotta have a little imagination. That might very well be a diamond in the rough. For $50 or so, a Miyata 710 is worth a closer look.
05-05-19, 04:46 AM
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Posted By kross57

https://cnj.craigslist.org/bik/d/lebanon-miyata-71...

https://cnj.craigslist.org/bik/d/lebanon-miyata-710-vintage-road-bike/6881387774.html
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Posted By kross57

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycle...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals/631486-shogun-mixte.html
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