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Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 01:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,695
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Awesome Black Lightning! Always wanted one.

Awesome Black Lightning! Always wanted one.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 01:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,740
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

I believe the only modern bike posted was the...

I believe the only modern bike posted was the last De Rosa. Correct me if im wrong though.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-12, 07:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,740
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

I own two Merckx's. A century and a corsa extra....

I own two Merckx's. A century and a corsa extra. Both of them were under 500$ each and came super record equipped. No need to pay 2k and parts are easy to find on ebay.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-12, 12:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,703
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

When I ride distances over 50 miles comfort is...

When I ride distances over 50 miles comfort is the number 1 thing. Doesn't matter how much energy you have, if you're not comfortable it's gonna slow you down.
09-19-11, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,464
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Im guessing you're talking about the Inland...

Im guessing you're talking about the Inland Northwest CX series? What I would do is on registration day check out how many people and who have signed up for each field and choose the one that best...
06-25-11, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Here is a pic of it stripped down a little. ...

Here is a pic of it stripped down a little.
http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss316/WAZZUBIKER/Corsa%20Extra/1985CorsaExtraEddyMerckx001.jpg

It came with Shimano 600 sti shifters, an Ultregra...
06-24-11, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

I am at work now but will try and post some pics...

I am at work now but will try and post some pics when I get home.
06-23-11, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra components

I recently bought a 1985 Corsa Extra that came with a bunch of misc. parts. Mavic cranks, Shimano 600 sti shifters, Ultegra rear d. Dura Ace front d etc.. The previous owner had changed out pretty...
08-02-10, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,721
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

My 1981 Super Competition has a 531 frame and...

My 1981 Super Competition has a 531 frame and fork. The 531 decals are green on mine.

http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss316/WAZZUBIKER/PeugeotSuperCompetition002.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-10, 06:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,466
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Take an old toothbrush, dish soap, and hot water....

Take an old toothbrush, dish soap, and hot water. If the grime is really thick swap out the dish soap and hot water for WD-40. I roll white bar tape on my cross bike and after two seasons of racing...
04-02-10, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,493
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Yep, between Moscow and Pullman. Awesome trail.

Yep, between Moscow and Pullman. Awesome trail.
04-02-10, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,493
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

I have a Felt Six Pro and absolutely love it. ...

I have a Felt Six Pro and absolutely love it. Here is a pic
http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss316/WAZZUBIKER/FeltSixPro002.jpg
Forum: Commuting
03-27-10, 11:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,304
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

I get paid to ride to work 50 cents per mile each...

I get paid to ride to work 50 cents per mile each way. All of my bikes have paid for themselves several times over. My work also pays out 500$ to the person with the most miles and 500$ to most...
03-24-10, 06:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,350
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

I have a set of Super Champion Gentleman...

I have a set of Super Champion Gentleman clinchers w/ Bullseye hubs and they are pretty sweet.
03-19-10, 06:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,316
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

A bent frame can prevent hands free riding. Just...

A bent frame can prevent hands free riding. Just a mm or more can cause this.
Forum: Commuting
03-17-10, 11:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,906
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

I use a backpack. It gives my back an extra...

I use a backpack. It gives my back an extra workout on my commute and keeps it in shape. I used to have bad lower back problems before I rode. Not anymore. I use a Marmot Garmsal daypack and it...
Forum: Commuting
03-17-10, 10:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,841
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

I would look around on craigslist and check out...

I would look around on craigslist and check out yard sales... Here is a bike I found on craigslist for 50$.
http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss316/WAZZUBIKER/PeugeotTriathlon.jpg
I put another...
03-16-10, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

I am currently running a Suntour Superbe Pro...

I am currently running a Suntour Superbe Pro Front and Rear derailleur with my Sugino 48/34 and it works great. HTH
03-15-10, 07:41 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 166,641
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

I have a question. Why are miamijim's stays all...

I have a question. Why are miamijim's stays all chrome and gomango's 3/4? I have seen other Century Merckx bikes with just one stay chromed. Are they different years or what? Great pics everyone!...
03-15-10, 07:25 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 166,641
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Here is my 1991 Century with TSX tubing. At...

Here is my 1991 Century with TSX tubing. At first I thought it was team Motorola but now I believe it is Team Telekom. Full Campagnolo Croce d`Aune groupo except hubs which are Mavic and Cinelli...
03-14-10, 11:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,152
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Awesome build! Is that a 53-39 chain ring? It...

Awesome build! Is that a 53-39 chain ring? It looks like a mountain climber.
03-14-10, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,926
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Merckx serial number question

Ok here is a pic of my bottom bracket of my Eddy Merckx Century.

http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss316/WAZZUBIKER/Parkpre001.jpg

Most Merckx bottom brackets that I have seen images of don't...
03-14-10, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6,701
Views: 1,601,701
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

1990 or 1991 Parkpre Catalyst. Shimano 200GS...

1990 or 1991 Parkpre Catalyst. Shimano 200GS derailleurs with Biopace rings. Tange MTB tubing double butted.

http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss316/WAZZUBIKER/Parkpre/Parkpre002.jpg
03-14-10, 12:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,939
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Ok here are some detailed pics I took earlier.. ...

Ok here are some detailed pics I took earlier..

Rear Brake
http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss316/WAZZUBIKER/EddyMerckx002.jpg

Rear Derailleur...
03-13-10, 09:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,939
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Lol ya that bottlecage is a bit stretched out.. ...

Lol ya that bottlecage is a bit stretched out.. Yes, the rear brake cable is internally routed on the top tube. This year has been very good to me so far I must admit. From the little riding I've...
03-13-10, 07:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,939
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

So I picked up a Merckx today... How did I do?

At a race last weekend a friend mentioned that his neighbor had an Eddy Merckx hanging up in his garage, and he might be willing to sell it. I went and took a look at it and had to have it. I paid...
03-10-10, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,037
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Dohh! I tossed the aero bottle in the garbage...

Dohh! I tossed the aero bottle in the garbage because it was pretty nasty and I didn't think I would ever drink anything out of it.. Yes, the rear derailleur is the SLJ6600 and it shifts like a...
03-09-10, 10:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,037
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

I have this bike and it is not bad at all. I...

I have this bike and it is not bad at all. I paid 100$ for mine and it was in excellent condition. Given that it is a carbolite 103 bike, it has some pretty decent components. Simplex Super LJ...
03-02-10, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

I think it was these guys ...

I think it was these guys

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2HP25bKztE&feature=player_embedded
03-01-10, 10:56 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,235
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

cudak888 you got a pretty good eye. Ya they are...

cudak888 you got a pretty good eye. Ya they are CLB sidepulls that I had to cannabalize off my Peugeot PH12. They were the only nutted brakes I could find. This is by far the best riding bike I...
03-01-10, 10:37 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,235
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

My 1979 Trek 730 weighs in somewhere between 19.5...

My 1979 Trek 730 weighs in somewhere between 19.5 and 20.5 lbs according to my not so good scale.
http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss316/WAZZUBIKER/Trek730003.jpg
02-28-10, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Wasn't that the guy with the green colnago? It...

Wasn't that the guy with the green colnago? It was about a week to week and a half ago.
02-23-10, 12:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 836
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Developing an appreciation for sprung and...

Developing an appreciation for sprung and unsprung mass is also effective.
02-21-10, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,923
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Im not certain but that looks like a PZ10. The...

Im not certain but that looks like a PZ10. The tubing is really nice which would indicate a high end Peugeot.
02-21-10, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,154
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Hey Voyageur_guy, I get all of my bikes off...

Hey Voyageur_guy, I get all of my bikes off craigslist. Every good bike I have gotten I responded to the ad within 10-15 minutes of it posting. I'm not perfect at it but I am getting better. In...
02-21-10, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,154
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Thanks for the help! Im gonna keep the SR stuff...

Thanks for the help! Im gonna keep the SR stuff for something special along with the shifters. A good friend of mine is interested in the frame and that is why I stripped the bike down. The...
02-21-10, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,154
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Ok here are some pics... Hope they are good...

Ok here are some pics... Hope they are good enough.

Here is the frame
http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss316/WAZZUBIKER/PeugeotPSN10001.jpg

Here are the campagnolo pieces...
02-21-10, 12:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,154
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Campagnolo experts?

I picked up a Peugeot today that came with an almost complete Campagnolo Super Record groupo. Is this better than the Nuovo Revord? I will try to post pics tomorrow. My batteries went out on my...
02-18-10, 09:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,983
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Ok here are a couple pics of the components ...

Ok here are a couple pics of the components
http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss316/WAZZUBIKER/Trek730components002.jpg
http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss316/WAZZUBIKER/Trek730components003.jpg...
02-17-10, 11:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,983
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

The serial number is I3I9F43. Which would...

The serial number is I3I9F43. Which would indicate a Trek 730 frame made in september of 1979. The bike was originally bought as a frame set so I didn't really know what 700 it was.
02-17-10, 10:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,983
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Hey thanks for all the replies. I probably won't...

Hey thanks for all the replies. I probably won't put fenders on this bike gomango because I want to keep it light. The geometry of this bike seems to be pretty aggressive. Was this bike made to be...
02-17-10, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,983
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

1979 Trek 700 build up so far

Before
http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss316/WAZZUBIKER/Trek730.jpg

After
http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss316/WAZZUBIKER/Trek730003.jpg

I kept the Cinelli 66 bars and the Campy Record...
02-15-10, 09:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 836
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Anywhere you can reduce rotational mass would be...

Anywhere you can reduce rotational mass would be a good place to start.
02-15-10, 07:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,779
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

The reduced 26mb version is still good. I just...

The reduced 26mb version is still good. I just picked it up. Thanks!
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

I would remove the tape on the top tube of the...

I would remove the tape on the top tube of the Peugeot. Does it say Super Competition under the tape? If so that Peugeot is worth a lot more than 75$. It looks exactly like my Super Competition. ...
02-12-10, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Turns out he was mistaken and the bike is...

Turns out he was mistaken and the bike is actually a BB-1. Sorry about the confusion. I probably won't make an offer on it.
02-12-10, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Bridgestone MB-1

Hey all,

My boss recently mentioned that he has an older Bridgestone MB-1. All I know is that it is blue and
has been ridden about 50 times. I don't have any pics but was wondering what is a...
02-11-10, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,114
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

1984 Trek 400

Here is a 1984 Trek 400 that I picked up recently off craigslist

http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss316/WAZZUBIKER/Trek400series.jpg

It was missing a bunch of stuff and was really dirty so I...
02-05-10, 07:59 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,740
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss316/WAZZUBIKE...

http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss316/WAZZUBIKER/PeugeotTriathlon.jpg

Here is my BSA threaded Super Vitus. Fun bike to ride. I believe it is a 1987.
02-03-10, 07:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,411
Posted By WAZZUBIKER

Ya I live in P-town. We still got the wind and...

Ya I live in P-town. We still got the wind and hills. I picked the Trek up over in Richland. That compact double will be coming in handy.
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