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08-11-22, 01:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By merziac

Ya think it got yarded out of that huge dumpster...

Ya think it got yarded out of that huge dumpster its sitting in front of? :roflmao2:
08-10-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,531
Posted By merziac

Well Duh, but you guys didn't need my boat anchor...

Well Duh, but you guys didn't need my boat anchor butt slowing you down that much. ;)

If I was an hour behind on the 40 mile ride, it would have taken me another day to finish this. :roflmao2:
08-10-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,531
Posted By merziac

I think it got sent to me, was going to respond...

I think it got sent to me, was going to respond with a :wtf:but spaced it out as it didn't make sense. :twitchy:
08-10-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,315
Posted By merziac

Pretty sure they're made in Taiwan and they are...

Pretty sure they're made in Taiwan and they are very nice as we can see and seems to me they were really cheap as a frameset but didn't have big ones when I was looking.

Looks like the newest ones...
08-10-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,315
Posted By merziac

I was afraid of that, even so they also were...

I was afraid of that, even so they also were being blown out at a very deep discount early on and were never worth even close to retail IMO despite being pretty nice all things considered. ;)
08-10-22, 12:48 AM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,315
Posted By merziac

:wtf:For $1400 it better come with all the...

:wtf:For $1400 it better come with all the original parts in good usable condition, not sure who was thinking what.
08-09-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By merziac

Yep, I have Brooks on all my bikes and a dozen or...

Yep, I have Brooks on all my bikes and a dozen or so in stock. Here's a Ritchey with the same SP you're using and of course a Brooks, great minds and such. ;)

...
08-09-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 478
Posted By merziac

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/outside_strawberry_019_bac16f47f8adc369340d7503c6dba3c54d5075ef.jpg...
08-09-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By merziac

I hadn't seen them before either, then one came...

I hadn't seen them before either, then one came on this MB-1, ended up putting it on a plain chrome SP with an oldscool Brooks clamp to get tilt up enough.

Pics of yours? , or it didn't happen. ;)...
08-07-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By merziac

You have to go all in, start and don't stop until...

You have to go all in, start and don't stop until you get there, then pop the chuck off and be on your way.

Any Silca that works will get you there once you get the hang of it, simpler more...
08-07-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By merziac

I've never not gotten home with a Silca, every...

I've never not gotten home with a Silca, every one I have will get you there. ;)
08-07-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 70,510
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Posted By merziac

Later than I like but, run, don't walk. ;)

Later than I like but, run, don't walk. ;)
08-07-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 519
Posted By merziac

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08-07-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 263
Posted By merziac

Anytime, Tx for sharing. ;) The fork has...

Anytime, Tx for sharing. ;)

The fork has more ingress for rain, etc. when left outside to rot. :(

The ST's may have been slotted in a batch so the could be fitted to any size, hacked off then...
08-07-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 360
Posted By merziac

Ok, I would suggest more pics of the lugs, DO's...

Ok, I would suggest more pics of the lugs, DO's and BB top and bottom.
08-07-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 360
Posted By merziac

The real experts will need the S/N if it has one....

The real experts will need the S/N if it has one. ;)
08-07-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 263
Posted By merziac

JacobLee No idea on maker but pretty darn...

JacobLee

No idea on maker but pretty darn cool and free! :thumb:

Obviously very well made and nice, lots of well thought out details going on here, especially that front BB, no nonsense and...
08-07-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 360
Posted By merziac

eftim :thumb: Looks good from here, no help...

eftim

:thumb: Looks good from here, no help on year, etc. but pretty cool lower end stuff on this.

How about a pic of the Falck sticker.

Never seen a steel crank with that late of stamping,...
08-06-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,641
Posted By merziac

Tx Jeff, that was a great trip, Eroica 2017, son...

Tx Jeff, that was a great trip, Eroica 2017, son had been really struggling, took him with, had a great time, got him doing much better. Stopped and rode the bridge on the way home.

Said son, very...
08-06-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,641
Posted By merziac

Golden Gate and Merz ...

Golden Gate and Merz

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Merz and Merz. ;)
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08-06-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 288
Posted By merziac

I would put a skewer in the broken axle to clamp...

I would put a skewer in the broken axle to clamp it down and maybe get a better measure. :foo:
08-06-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14,797
Views: 3,601,234
Posted By merziac

^^^^ Surely a custom with Campy DO's, I think. ;)...

^^^^ Surely a custom with Campy DO's, I think. ;)

So cool to have stokers on board you lucky man. :)
08-06-22, 05:15 PM
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Posted By merziac

I would save those if you can. ;)

I would save those if you can. ;)
08-06-22, 05:12 PM
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Views: 3,601,234
Posted By merziac

H**Y CRAP!!! :eek: That's awesome, looks...

H**Y CRAP!!! :eek:

That's awesome, looks like it could be custom but also looks to have a HB that may not be. :foo:

Will same great wife ride it with you? ;)
08-06-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 519
Posted By merziac

And yes, I'm sure there's another, lets reboot...

And yes, I'm sure there's another, lets reboot the idea. :twitchy:
08-06-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 519
Posted By merziac

Since we're on a roll, Iconic? water bottles.

Cycle Craft, long gone shop where I met Jim Merz and he worked out of the basement in the beginning. ;)

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08-06-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 898
Posted By merziac

Huge fan of the old ones. ;) ...

Huge fan of the old ones. ;)


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08-06-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 8,100
Posted By merziac

So jelly. :( :thumb:

So jelly. :(


:thumb:
08-06-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 669
Posted By merziac

So not my wheelhouse, standard Asian I think, if...

So not my wheelhouse, standard Asian I think, if you google, it should come up.
08-06-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By merziac

So, pics or it didn't happen and so we can be...

So, pics or it didn't happen and so we can be sure of what it is. ;)

You really can't hurt these any more than it may already be, especially with the amount of trepidation (not a bad thing)...
08-06-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 669
Posted By merziac

Oldsledz Stay-tuff is the clear protector,...

Oldsledz

Stay-tuff is the clear protector, looks like a repaint, small, nice bike. ;)

No idea on brand, s/n pic?
08-06-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By merziac

You can post pics to the gallery or album on your...

You can post pics to the gallery or album on your homepage and they may get moved here, you cannot try to sell here, you must use the for sale forum that will require an upgraded membership. ;)
08-06-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 240
Posted By merziac

Great find, very nice, love the spearpoint paint...

Great find, very nice, love the spearpoint paint on the chrome. :thumb:

Here is the solution you seek. ;)

These have been in use for years, very well made, look great to me and match many other...
08-05-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,641
Posted By merziac

Three fer. ;) ...

Three fer. ;)


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08-05-22, 03:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 898
Posted By merziac

:thumb: That's money right there, beautiful. ...

:thumb: That's money right there, beautiful.

Have always loved 3ttt.

One of the first high end components I bought was a 3ttt stem, really long for a frame that was a bit small for me when I...
08-05-22, 02:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 667
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Excellent! Its all about the elbow...

:thumb: Excellent!

Its all about the elbow grease. ;)
08-04-22, 10:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,641
Posted By merziac

Well that didn't take long. :roflmao2: ...

Well that didn't take long. :roflmao2:

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08-04-22, 10:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,641
Posted By merziac

Nothing new I'm afraid, gonna wait a bit and see...

Nothing new I'm afraid, gonna wait a bit and see if I can find any thing that hasn't been recycled too many times already.

But fear not, that won't stop me for long. :twitchy:

love the Space...
08-04-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 667
Posted By merziac

Well it can still be labor intensive but when you...

Well it can still be labor intensive but when you find the right stuff that clicks with your style of work, it can really be an "ah ha" moment and from then on you can get right to it for better...
08-04-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 523
Posted By merziac

Hard to say but you have our interest if you are...

Hard to say but you have our interest if you are willing to help. NOS with shopwear from the highest priced seller on efbay and the planet is around $140-$199 and shipping would push it a whole other...
08-04-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 745
Posted By merziac

No worries, all good, full speed ahead. :thumb: ...

No worries, all good, full speed ahead. :thumb:

I don't think there is a better platform for such a thing, they punch so far above their weight limit that anything goes and almost always goes very...
08-04-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,315
Posted By merziac

We don't see many Redline's at all or Mtb's in a...

We don't see many Redline's at all or Mtb's in a larger size.

Somebody run, don't walk. ;)
08-04-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 745
Posted By merziac

No sacrilege per se but I really don't don't care...

No sacrilege per se but I really don't don't care for deep V's or modern spoking on any C+V, or much of anything else so..... :twitchy:
08-04-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 523
Posted By merziac

Ok, I'm going to try and do a hunt and peck with...

Ok, I'm going to try and do a hunt and peck with a frame your size, I have few shorter pumps too that I might be able to figure it out with. :foo:

Looks like you might get off for only $140-$160...
08-04-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 523
Posted By merziac

I spent quite a bit of time on there last night...

I spent quite a bit of time on there last night trying to cypher it out and trying to justify one of the big chrome ones for myself, not there yet and shouldn't go there but....

I'll circle back...
08-04-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 523
Posted By merziac

Um.... maybe, I want them as tight as they can be...

Um.... maybe, I want them as tight as they can be if they are on the TT so they don't fall off and don't want to use a strap because that's fugly. :twitchy:

You may really need to have one in hand...
08-04-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 523
Posted By merziac

I have never seen a Campy head chrome one on the...

I have never seen a Campy head chrome one on the ground and I keep an eye out for them as well as any longer ones.

They seem to be harder to find although the PDX megaseller on efbay has several...
08-04-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 523
Posted By merziac

You're giving me way too much credit here,...

You're giving me way too much credit here, shortening one would be a very last resort, I have however thought about lengthening one and hiding it under the sleeve at the bottom and it would surely be...
08-03-22, 11:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 523
Posted By merziac

TT to BB always hold them in way better with a...

TT to BB always hold them in way better with a "V" at both ends and most any jolt can't dislodge the bottom end, almost nowhere for them to go. ;)
08-03-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 523
Posted By merziac

They can work but seem not to want to well when I...

They can work but seem not to want to well when I really need them too, maybe I'm not holding my mouth right. ;)
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