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09-20-22, 06:20 PM
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Posted By r0ckh0und

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09-09-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 258
Posted By r0ckh0und

Sorry folks....I'm on vacation and I got caught...

Sorry folks....I'm on vacation and I got caught up playing Kan Jam and drinking beer last night.

Thank you all for your comments. This fork feels very light compared to most I've handled. The...
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Views: 248
Posted By r0ckh0und

I have a British Eagle I believe to be from the...

I have a British Eagle I believe to be from the late 70s that is very well made. I haven't really been able to find much information about it. Most of my searches bring up early 80s mountain bikes. ...
08-18-22, 07:20 PM
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Posted By r0ckh0und

Have you considered a 26" mixte? I know of the...

Have you considered a 26" mixte? I know of the Schwinn Mirada and Nishiki had a 26" mixte as well........and likely a few others. The Mirada may have evolved from year to year and there are models...
07-13-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 694,360
Posted By r0ckh0und

Just sayin' ..............if you list your...

Just sayin' ..............if you list your location you might be able to connect locally with a forum member or lurker
03-24-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By r0ckh0und

r0ckh0unds' Nashbar Terra XC 9000

Picked up this lugged mtb a couple of weeks ago. The MP listing was pretty vague but I was attracted to the roller cam brakes and lugged unicrown fork. When I went to check it out I was pleasantly...
03-21-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5,424
Views: 613,838
Posted By r0ckh0und

I've been tinkering with this Schwinn Mirada...

I've been tinkering with this Schwinn Mirada since before the Holidays. I replaced the steel rings with alloy and I had some issues with the wheels, so I used these Saturnes from the BF...
03-16-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By r0ckh0und

I typically clean that area really good with a...

I typically clean that area really good with a toothbrush and WD-40 or PB Blaster before taking the hub apart. I think it comes apart much easier that way.
02-28-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,669
Posted By r0ckh0und

I bought a bike for one rim I needed to replace...

I bought a bike for one rim I needed to replace on a Nishiki MTB
01-27-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,117
Posted By r0ckh0und

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01-23-22, 11:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,448
Posted By r0ckh0und

So if you commit to buying and show up to find a...

So if you commit to buying and show up to find a cracked frame or trashed wheels, are you still committed to buying?
11-18-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,861
Posted By r0ckh0und

Thank you for merging me. This is my favorite...

Thank you for merging me. This is my favorite bike swap and I would anticipate a good turnout. Planning to bring 2 bikes 2 or more frames and few tubs of parts and accessories. Looking forward to...
05-19-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By r0ckh0und

This one is from about 1972 ...

This one is from about 1972

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Views: 798
Posted By r0ckh0und

I was researching these on ebay recently and was...

I was researching these on ebay recently and was surprised at what they can bring. They are a bit over rated IMO.
03-08-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,944
Posted By r0ckh0und

Started the clean-up on this last Thursday and...

Started the clean-up on this last Thursday and made quite a bit of progress, given that the BB and hubs are Phil. I removed the DA headset, cleaned it up and the bearing surface looked surprisingly...
03-03-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,582
Posted By r0ckh0und

I have a similar Peugeot Course with decent...

I have a similar Peugeot Course with decent crank, wheels and derailleurs but a frameset that is less than impressive. It's kind of a toss up whether or not to keep it complete or part it out. It...
02-19-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,716
Posted By r0ckh0und

I had a similar experience with a buyer from...

I had a similar experience with a buyer from Saudi Arabia. They hit the BIN button, chose local pick up and paid. He insisted that I ship at my expense and when I cancelled the order he gave me a...
02-19-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,716
Posted By r0ckh0und

I would avoid that like the plague.

I would avoid that like the plague.
02-04-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,173
Posted By r0ckh0und

A quick search found a couple of options...

A quick search found a couple of options here........... https://www.retro-gression.com/collections/forks
01-14-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,142
Posted By r0ckh0und

Miles From Nowhere The Flying Scotsman Metal...

Miles From Nowhere
The Flying Scotsman
Metal Cowboy
12-06-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,757
Posted By r0ckh0und

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11-30-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,462
Posted By r0ckh0und

PMd on the Sunshine Pro Ams

PMd on the Sunshine Pro Ams
11-23-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,544
Posted By r0ckh0und

The most memorable was a work trip. Work in the...

The most memorable was a work trip. Work in the Chicagoland area was very slow back in 2006. So I found myself travelling to Las Vegas as the construction was booming at that time. I working a 40...
11-20-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,794
Posted By r0ckh0und

I don't recall this being mentioned here but...

I don't recall this being mentioned here but another consideration..........by mounting from the drive side you'd be less likely to get a chainring tattoo
11-19-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,794
Posted By r0ckh0und

Sorry, I get confused. Thought I was on the...

Sorry, I get confused. Thought I was on the Ambidextrous Dyslexics forum.
11-18-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,794
Posted By r0ckh0und

I go both ways sometimes............

I go both ways sometimes............
11-18-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,537
Posted By r0ckh0und

This Raleigh Tourist DL-1 went for $7 at a live...

This Raleigh Tourist DL-1 went for $7 at a live auction. It came with an extra set of pedals too. About 200 bikes a 3 hayracks of bike stuff and lots of bike people.
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11-18-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,537
Posted By r0ckh0und

This Schwinn Cimarron was a pretty good deal at...

This Schwinn Cimarron was a pretty good deal at $40

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11-12-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,549
Posted By r0ckh0und

Sold about 20 bikes, acquired a dozen or so. I...

Sold about 20 bikes, acquired a dozen or so. I was given about 6 bikes this year These are the ones I remember but sold several other step thru and ATBs for around $50-$100 that have been hanging...
11-11-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,373
Posted By r0ckh0und

For me it is all about the hunt. Not necessarily...

For me it is all about the hunt. Not necessarily bike related either. People at garage sales often ask if I'm looking for anything in particular.......I'll know it when I see it. This does not...
10-19-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 17,066
Posted By r0ckh0und

I don't know if this qualifies as a gravel bike...

I don't know if this qualifies as a gravel bike or not, but it was done on the cheap............like zero dollars cheap. I picked this up last Fall during community clean up days and was inspired by...
06-22-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,834
Posted By r0ckh0und

I have a Gunnar.....>>ahem<<..........Rockhound....

I have a Gunnar.....>>ahem<<..........Rockhound. I think it's a '99. It's been several years since I've had it out but I put a bunch of hard offroad miles on it and loved every mile.
05-23-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,057
Posted By r0ckh0und

A few more. Not all empty..... ...

A few more. Not all empty.....
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05-22-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,944
Posted By r0ckh0und

British Eagle

Picked up this British Eagle today. I managed to find a few examples but nothing this early. Which I am guessing to be mid 70s. Sporting 1st gen DA/Crane, Phil hubs and BB, Campagnolo dropouts, 27.0...
05-16-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,822
Posted By r0ckh0und

Mostly because I was bored and wanted to try...

Mostly because I was bored and wanted to try these things. The bike was abandoned on an outdoor bike rack without wheels so zero invested aside from my spare parts.
05-16-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,822
Posted By r0ckh0und

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Built this in the early days of quarantine. LHD with an...
05-15-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,697
Posted By r0ckh0und

Sold 2 bikes through Marketplace today. Both...

Sold 2 bikes through Marketplace today. Both buyers handed me the cash and loaded up without even looking the bikes over. Big Box stores are completely sold out so people are looking for cheap bikes.
05-14-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,437
Posted By r0ckh0und

While entry level, I've always felt that these...

While entry level, I've always felt that these bikes have good "bones" for a gravel grinder project.
05-14-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,499
Posted By r0ckh0und

Thank you all for the kind comments. SA hub...

Thank you all for the kind comments.

SA hub is marked 70..........3

I now see where the front brake pads need to be reversed.
04-11-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,208
Posted By r0ckh0und

Just for fun. The LHD and fixed elliptical are a...

Just for fun. The LHD and fixed elliptical are a couple of things I remember reading about some years ago on Sheldon Browns page and just wanted to try for the fun of it.
04-11-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,208
Posted By r0ckh0und

Fixie for lefties

A couple of things I've always wanted to experiment with but didn't have the time........a left hand drive and an elliptical chainring on fixed gear. The Super Le Tour was abandoned at a local...
03-29-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,377
Posted By r0ckh0und

Made a bunch of progress on the RB-T yesterday....

Made a bunch of progress on the RB-T yesterday. Did a more thorough frame cleaning, repacked the hubs and headset. I replaced a few things, saddle, new chain, pedals. The stock crankset cleaned up...
03-24-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,377
Posted By r0ckh0und

This is my project, should I choose to accept it....

This is my project, should I choose to accept it. I bought this at the Madison swap about 2 years ago. I seem to remember it having a dent in the main triangle but can't locate it at this time....
01-15-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,724
Posted By r0ckh0und

In the early part of 2019 I picked up a foil...

In the early part of 2019 I picked up a foil badge Gitane TdF with Campy fork ends, a Puch A-D Olympian garage queen and a Motobecane Grand Record towards the end of the year. As far as amazing...
11-21-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,262
Posted By r0ckh0und

I tend to be very critical with my own...

I tend to be very critical with my own descriptions and regularly get feedback saying " better than described"

My listings currently remain active until sold or removed by me.
11-21-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,262
Posted By r0ckh0und

I'm a hobby level guy. Mostly BIN but do...

I'm a hobby level guy. Mostly BIN but do occasionally do auctions for rare/highly sought after items. Hard to find (HTF) Pyrex is extremely hot right now and can do very, very well at auction. I do...
11-05-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,450
Posted By r0ckh0und

Starbucks Mug Cup SEVILLE Spain sevilla -...

Starbucks Mug Cup SEVILLE Spain sevilla - Collector Series EXTREMELY RARE 2009 See original listing...
11-05-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,450
Posted By r0ckh0und

The Seville....Global Icon Series mug from SB can...

The Seville....Global Icon Series mug from SB can bring some tall cash. Apparently misspelled Sevilla is a thing.
11-01-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,585
Posted By r0ckh0und

Early Salsa stems are worth a look. Steel and real

Early Salsa stems are worth a look. Steel and real
11-01-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,450
Posted By r0ckh0und

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