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01-23-22, 07:27 PM
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Posted By SilverSteve

Yah, and boy what an addiction..! I sometimes...

Yah, and boy what an addiction..! I sometimes wonder if it's ruining me..! 😮
01-10-22, 06:59 AM
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Posted By SilverSteve

Wonder about Zebra bikes..

Can someone please tell me info on Zebra brand bikes? The ones I have seen look ordinary but they command steep prices. What makes them so special.? Info, thanks.
01-03-22, 01:18 AM
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Posted By SilverSteve

Takara Professional info

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I snapped up a Takara Professional frame for a winter project. It's a 63...
11-14-21, 08:26 PM
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Posted By SilverSteve

Obscure name from Italy..

Can someone please tell me about the name Mariella on a road bike? I never seen or heard of it. Looks like a typical boom bike but rather sleek it is. What is the bio or history of the make? Any info...
10-05-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,685
Posted By SilverSteve

Forgot to give you my email to send those pics,...

Forgot to give you my email to send those pics, sorry: stevee2012@yahoo.com
10-05-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,685
Posted By SilverSteve

Send me photos of those bikes, thanks. I'm tall...

Send me photos of those bikes, thanks. I'm tall and 25" and 27" frames fit me good. The more pics, the better!
Just use the defroster on windscreen in her car, mate. It'll melt the ice for easy...
10-05-21, 10:38 AM
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Posted By SilverSteve

That's a fine ol' beauty, mate. Nice acquisition,...

That's a fine ol' beauty, mate. Nice acquisition, and for a nice price, too. She should shine up fine. Chainguard easily removed, five bolts, then hammer and bend out the dent, carefully.
May I...
07-04-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14,684
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Posted By SilverSteve

Deal on a diamond in the rough..

Picked up this Lotus Excelle gemstone lacking luster last autumn before a Patriots 4:30 Sunday game. Seller told me it was hanging in his garage since 1979 and layers of funk on it showed truth to...
07-04-21, 07:04 PM
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Posted By SilverSteve

Peugeot deal on local CL...

This ol' Peugeot is mine for the taking from a posting on CL... Looks in decent condition, just a bit rough around the edges....
01-04-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,306
Posted By SilverSteve

A - D color check..

Yah, I have the Inter 10 model and it's a very deep purple color, but in the Sun it looks more like a brownish-red.
11-06-20, 08:40 AM
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Posted By SilverSteve

Yeah, I'm trying to figure out how but I think my...

Yeah, I'm trying to figure out how but I think my phone has malfunctioned. Stay tuned..
11-05-20, 06:34 PM
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Posted By SilverSteve

More Garage Finds...

Picked up this ol' Lotus road bike for $50 before the Patriots game @ 4:30 couple Sundays ago. Seller told me it was sitting in his garage since 1979, and it appears true!
Oh my gosh! I asked him if...
06-17-20, 10:13 PM
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Posted By SilverSteve

That lovely aqua color and white two-tone gets me...

That lovely aqua color and white two-tone gets me heart aflutter! Centurion beautiful mschines.. snap it up!
06-14-20, 11:53 PM
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Posted By SilverSteve

Yah, so this posting on Craigslist showed a...

Yah, so this posting on Craigslist showed a rather neat old Austro Daimler frame. I cruised down to southeast CT. last Sunday and swooped on it. Nice and light weight, no rust, with Reynolds 531...
06-14-20, 10:03 PM
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Posted By SilverSteve

Nice..! Dig that color blue, too. Right place,...

Nice..! Dig that color blue, too. Right place, right time.
05-07-20, 05:48 PM
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Views: 817
Posted By SilverSteve

Hi Gregory, Yah, it's a 12 speed. Lets deal.....

Hi Gregory,
Yah, it's a 12 speed. Lets deal..

Regards,
Stephen
05-07-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By SilverSteve

Hi, Gregory, Wondering if you still have that...

Hi, Gregory,
Wondering if you still have that decal set for Raleigh Super Course late '70s.? I'll take it if you do. Same set I need for my build. Let me know, thanks. Stephen in Boston.
05-07-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2,402
Views: 562,608
Posted By SilverSteve

Yo, no picture seen of ur '83 Trek 560; try...

Yo, no picture seen of ur '83 Trek 560; try posting one or two again, thanks.
03-30-20, 12:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,966
Posted By SilverSteve

Do ya still have those brake levers for sale on...

Do ya still have those brake levers for sale on 3-29-20? If so, wish to purchase em.
03-15-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,967
Posted By SilverSteve

Still longing for one...

Gosh, I inquired a year ago about buying one, figured they went like hotcakes. If krems hss any left, I'm still psyched to get one.! A Japanese Dutch bike... now, THAT'S unique!
Boston
March, 2020
11-17-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,142
Posted By SilverSteve

I'd like to buy them if still available. Can I...

I'd like to buy them if still available. Can I pay with U.S. Post Office money order? Should be couple days transit to you. E-mail address: stevee2012@yahoo.com
Regards,
Stephen
11-17-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,777
Posted By SilverSteve

Say, she's a beauty.! Love her pretty red color...

Say, she's a beauty.! Love her pretty red color and she wears the hybrid comfort size tires well. Treat her with care.
11-04-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,142
Posted By SilverSteve

Would you know if they might fit a 1983 Raleigh...

Would you know if they might fit a 1983 Raleigh SuperCourse that I have? Brochure photo of it attached.
Thanks....
10-31-19, 09:11 AM
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Posted By SilverSteve

Posting on CL bicycles page read, "..moving...

Posting on CL bicycles page read, "..moving Friday and can't fit it into truck." He wanted $50 for it. I paid $25 after brief negotiations. Raleigh Super Grand Prix, very rough and in dire need of...
10-31-19, 08:30 AM
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Posted By SilverSteve

Love those unknown finds...

Love those unknown finds...
10-31-19, 08:26 AM
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Posted By SilverSteve

Say, that beauty will look nice when it's built!...

Say, that beauty will look nice when it's built! Lovely letter K on the fork tube, too. Name sounds German but how are German bikes threaded? French threads? Anyone know?
What are NC beers?...
10-30-19, 07:25 PM
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Posted By SilverSteve

Great find! That Royal blue color is cool. I'm so...

Great find! That Royal blue color is cool. I'm so jealous..
10-09-19, 11:25 PM
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Views: 562,608
Posted By SilverSteve

Trek steel...

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Fire sale find...

Saw posting for a 720 comfort bike for $40, went...
10-09-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,150
Posted By SilverSteve

Fantastic Raleigh posters...!

Totally cool Raleigh posters there, chainwhip! Suitable for framing! I'm gonna print 'em and show 'em. One of my favorite bikes! Thank you!
10-07-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 22,157
Posted By SilverSteve

Yah, last time was early summer 1980. Got tired...

Yah, last time was early summer 1980. Got tired of ten speeds that didn't fit me so pay day I waltzed in to City Cycle, saw the tall red Fuji Sports 12 model... snapped up! 68cm / 27" frame fit me....
10-06-19, 07:12 PM
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Posted By SilverSteve

Gosh! I'm surprised that you didn't get arrested...

Gosh! I'm surprised that you didn't get arrested for stealing it! $12.? Right place, right time. That crankset is lovely! Deal...
09-30-19, 11:27 PM
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Posted By SilverSteve

Fantastic..! Perperual cycling down through the...

Fantastic..! Perperual cycling down through the generations..! I love it..!
09-30-19, 05:35 AM
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Posted By SilverSteve

Put some gears on that beauty and ride it.!

Put some gears on that beauty and ride it.!
09-23-19, 08:34 AM
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Posted By SilverSteve

Soma find....

Hot Stitch..! That green Soma find is a real keeper.! She's a beauty! I'm so jealous.. I'm a sucker for green color bikes. I had a green Stingray kids bike that I loved when I was a lad; got stolen...
08-19-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,573
Posted By SilverSteve

Commuter frame search...

Yah, check out a steel comfort bike, like Trek, Specialized, etc. with 35, 38 mm wide tires and cantilever brake.. good! I bought a Iron Horse comfort bike back in 2003 for $199 from a bike shop here...
08-12-19, 10:51 AM
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Posted By SilverSteve

Fuji series iii touring find...

Gosh..! That Fuji Series III is a nice bike - and for under $100...deal! I owned one decades ago and it rou
08-11-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,070
Posted By SilverSteve

The Roberts find...

Nice find, brother. Is the background of your pictures of your bike collection or the interior of the bike co-op there? I'm gonna pay a visit to that co-op when I'm in Florida if it is.! Roberts; is...
08-04-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By SilverSteve

Clear coating painted frame...

Do you know of a clear coating for a refinished frame that will not disturb the decals? My buddy painted a road bike frame, applied decals, then tried to spray it with clear coat but the decals began...
07-24-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,571
Posted By SilverSteve

Grateful for your build info..

Thanks for the building info re '78 SuperCourse.. Looks to be standard fare for componentry from those days, Suntour, etc. Gonna try to scoop it if still available. BTW, your beige model is nice.
07-15-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 549
Posted By SilverSteve

An obscure brand...

I gotta ask the cycling society; has anyone ever heard of the name Claridge.? I picked up a 68cm road bike for short money recently and nobody has ever heard of the name. Freakin' wierd.! Sup wit dat?
07-02-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,571
Posted By SilverSteve

That's a sharp color... Does it use shifters on...

That's a sharp color...
Does it use shifters on the end of handlebars or downtube?
I know that most SuperCourse models used bar end shifts...
How much money are you seeking for it and where is...
05-24-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,468
Posted By SilverSteve

That Motobecane is a beautiful machine! That...

That Motobecane is a beautiful machine! That color is elegant looking! A '70s beauty..!
04-24-19, 02:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,468
Posted By SilverSteve

That's a beautiful machine...! They don't make...

That's a beautiful machine...!
They don't make 'em like they used to....
Nice color...
I'm jealous..
03-30-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,179
Posted By SilverSteve

Nice machine! One has to be quick on this site,...

Nice machine! One has to be quick on this site, I see.
Forum: Want To Buy
03-29-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,293
Posted By SilverSteve

Do you have a specific brand name or names you...

Do you have a specific brand name or names you prefer?
03-26-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,615
Posted By SilverSteve

Wheel Upgrade on Mercier...

I picked up an old Mercier for cheap and I'd like to upgrade the original steel wheels with alloy rims. The brakes work better with alloy rims in the rain. Can the generic 27" wheels the bike shop...
03-23-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,015
Posted By SilverSteve

I hope the "fortnight" for "Show Us Your Bikes...

I hope the "fortnight" for "Show Us Your Bikes Starting With C" is still active...
I posted a photo of my '85 Centurion Le Mans and noticed that there was an abundance of Centurion owners...
03-21-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,442
Posted By SilverSteve

Some fine machines you got there.. What's that...

Some fine machines you got there..
What's that lilac color one nearest the camera? I'm so jealous...
03-13-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,015
Posted By SilverSteve

I'll add another one for good measure.. ...

I'll add another one for good measure..
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1985 Centurion Le Mans
03-11-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,015
Posted By SilverSteve

How about shedding light on that lovely machine...

How about shedding light on that lovely machine for a picture... preferably sunlight?
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