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03-06-19, 08:53 PM
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Posted By triitout

For the first time ever, I heard some very nice...

For the first time ever, I heard some very nice words on Viscount Aerospace bikes from Mike Wolfe of American Pickers. For those who are unfamiliar with Mike, he is a long time, very knowledgable...
10-22-17, 08:38 PM
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Posted By triitout

If you like your components original, you're...

If you like your components original, you're already there. I've got the 1976ish Viscount Sport brochure which matches your bike. Shimano 50, Shimano Tourney GS, 14-32 skip tooth freewheel, Sugino...
05-04-17, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By triitout

Fellow Viscount owner here. Your Pro model was...

Fellow Viscount owner here. Your Pro model was equipped with the Shimano Crane in the rear and Titlist on the front. If you want to keep the bike original, they are always showing up on eBay. The...
04-02-17, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By triitout

Of course it's a death fork!. Type III, the best...

Of course it's a death fork!. Type III, the best of the worst! The bike was ridden 3 times total by the original owner and I plan to use it for short, low speed gentle rides. I digress, but there...
04-02-17, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By triitout

It never worked as a road bike so let's tinker before and after pics

My undersized, poor fitting Viscount Aerospace GP before:
https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7433/10972404075_c3563fbf5b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/hHArsB)DSCN0131 (https://flic.kr/p/hHArsB)


Restyled...
Forum: Northeast
01-10-17, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,318
Posted By triitout

Maybe if we're still riding at 105 like Robert...

Maybe if we're still riding at 105 like Robert Marchand the Frenchman we'll get to experience it. It certainly would be awesome to ride from Long Island up to Montreal, pick up Le Petit Train du Nord...
01-07-17, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7,023
Views: 595,711
Posted By triitout

If you're not riding a Miami Vice IM, might as...

If you're not riding a Miami Vice IM, might as well dress like one. Check out the ultimate Geezer Jock.
It makes me think that stocking up on old parts is a good idea if I can keep riding as long as...
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By triitout

Post up some pics and details. I'm also on the...

Post up some pics and details. I'm also on the Lambert/Viscount forum. I've PM'd you.
06-16-16, 07:58 PM
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Posted By triitout

zs3889, I switched the 1050 down tube shifters to...

zs3889, I switched the 1050 down tube shifters to 1055 shifters found on eBay. These are designed for 7 speed index shifting (7 clicks!). It took me a while to find decent ones at a fair price, so...
05-10-16, 06:15 PM
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Posted By triitout

Texaspandj, it's a great bonding time with your...

Texaspandj, it's a great bonding time with your daughter on those stroller runs. Brings me back to that time in my life with my daughter. She's a college girl now. You don't get those years...
04-24-16, 05:54 PM
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Posted By triitout

Robbie, you may get some comfort from Joel...

Robbie, you may get some comfort from Joel Friel's HR article.
Joe Friel - High Heart Rate Questions (http://www.joefrielsblog.com/2011/03/high-heart-rate-questions.html)
04-18-16, 07:17 PM
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Views: 595,711
Posted By triitout

Thanks for the support "Tex". Glad to help on the...

Thanks for the support "Tex". Glad to help on the motivation front. Get out and go for it. Just jump in for a nice sprint race.....all the glory with a lot less pain than 70.3 and full ironman...
04-17-16, 08:52 PM
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Views: 595,711
Posted By triitout

Coming out day for my CIM at the local season...

Coming out day for my CIM at the local season opener super sprint triathlon out here in Long Island. The bike did not disappoint! Basically the same bike split as previous years on my Trek Madone...
03-12-16, 09:37 PM
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Posted By triitout

This reminds me of what my Viscount friends over...

This reminds me of what my Viscount friends over in the UK started 4 years ago. A nice weekend in the British countryside at a campgrounds, of course located close to a pub with a short ride on these...
03-11-16, 11:42 PM
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Posted By triitout

Took out my CIM Miami Vice for it's 4th ride...

Took out my CIM Miami Vice for it's 4th ride since acquiring it over the winter. I've got a super sprint tri coming up next month ( hopefully not freeze my arse off cold) so I did the bike segment at...
01-24-16, 09:12 PM
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Views: 595,711
Posted By triitout

Tewaspandj, awesome that you're taking on...

Tewaspandj, awesome that you're taking on Ironman. Memorial Hermann? I stick to sprints but the lesson I've learned from a few 70.3s is go slower than you think 'cause unless you are THE MAN, you...
01-24-16, 08:50 PM
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Posted By triitout

Thanks for the invite RT! It happens to coincide...

Thanks for the invite RT! It happens to coincide with my, can't miss races, the Runners Edge Tobay Sprint Tri which I've been doing since 1991. It's the biggest race on Long Island. Beer truck,...
01-23-16, 06:48 PM
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Views: 595,711
Posted By triitout

Nice work RT! I've found it easier to make a...

Nice work RT! I've found it easier to make a large bike fit than the other way around so I feel your pain going 54 to 56 somehow. I went the opposite way with white vs black. Stuck at home with the...
12-31-15, 07:16 PM
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Posted By triitout

Thank you for the kind words texaspandj. Take...

Thank you for the kind words texaspandj. Take care of that knee! So here's the deal. Stem, bars, brake levers, pedals, front derailluer, brakes and seat post are all original as spec'd....Nitto and...
12-31-15, 05:16 PM
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Posted By triitout

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5799/23797032710_be...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5799/23797032710_beff98449b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CfS1Kq)DSCN1009 (https://flic.kr/p/CfS1Kq)

Took the maiden voyage ride before dark to end the year on a high...
12-25-15, 08:11 PM
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Posted By triitout

Just finished touching up my Vice with the little...

Just finished touching up my Vice with the little Testor's enamel bottles.

For the yellow, I used #1114 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1114) Yellow straight up....
12-13-15, 08:08 AM
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Posted By triitout

I think I dodged a bullet. Started rebuilding my...

I think I dodged a bullet. Started rebuilding my Vice with the headset overhaul and found out why the bike arrived with the locknut loosened. The damm thread was a bit chewed up by what I suspect was...
12-07-15, 07:21 AM
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Views: 595,711
Posted By triitout

Well that one went fast. I'm used to seeing...

Well that one went fast. I'm used to seeing Viscounts sit for a while on ebay. This is something new for me.

Thanks for the welcome! The RD is in fact a Shimano 105. Recently picked up NOS...
12-06-15, 09:18 PM
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Views: 595,711
Posted By triitout

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5820/22946615934_1e...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5820/22946615934_1e738edeba_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/AXHptd)DSCN1005 (https://flic.kr/p/AXHptd)

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5679/23574828505_f43b303221_b.jpg...
11-27-14, 05:56 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 31,744
Posted By triitout

Hi Akronautica, They are fun, quirky bikes....

Hi Akronautica,

They are fun, quirky bikes. I did procure my 1st one in the 70's when they were a hot item and rebuilt it in 2009 after years of neglect in the garage. Glad I didn't throw it out...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-11-14, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,807
Posted By triitout

Everything old is new again. Viscount aerospace...

Everything old is new again. Viscount aerospace road bikes, imported from Trusty of England in the mid to late 70's, had very nice, clean fillet brazed lightweight frames.
01-26-14, 07:38 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 31,744
Posted By triitout

Nice trade. If you'd like to connect to a wealth...

Nice trade. If you'd like to connect to a wealth of Viscount information and enthusiasts, check out the British cycling organization, www.ctc.org.uk and then proceed to the forum topic Viscount...
02-26-13, 08:33 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 31,744
Posted By triitout

I had the same issue back in November but I found...

I had the same issue back in November but I found a great source for all things quirky British. Mine wouldn't take the standard BSW bolt but instead used a BSF (British Standard Fine) which I was...
Replies: 12
Views: 4,015
Posted By triitout

here's a quick pic of my yellow Viscount 290033

here's a quick pic of my yellow Viscount 290033
Replies: 12
Views: 4,015
Posted By triitout

It makes you wonder how many really nice, hardly...

It makes you wonder how many really nice, hardly used, neglected 70's bikes are just sitting in someones garage collecting dust that would make a nice addition to someones collection.
Replies: 12
Views: 4,015
Posted By triitout

That was a great find for $84. It appears to be...

That was a great find for $84. It appears to be loaded with original parts including the hard to find pedal dust caps that everyone loses. I hope you find a good home for it! What size is the...
Replies: 12
Views: 4,015
Posted By triitout

I actually paid $150 backin 1976 for my first...

I actually paid $150 backin 1976 for my first Gran Touring and the "new" yellow Gran Touring isn't for sale anytime soon! Nice to resurrect an old thread. Anyone else out there with an interesting...
Replies: 12
Views: 4,015
Posted By triitout

Hi Greg, I,m the guy who bought your...

Hi Greg,

I,m the guy who bought your Viscount Gran Touring from your Craigs list ad I guess almost 1 1/2 years ago now. Just wanted to let you guys know that there is a lid for every pot. Once I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-11, 08:29 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,746
Posted By triitout

I found your post interesting because I just...

I found your post interesting because I just ordered the Moto Ti SL. I did this in spite of owning a 2009 Madone 5.2. The Madone is a great riding bike but the reliability of the bottom bracket...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-11, 08:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,846
Posted By triitout

I'm used to a lot of post showing so your 53...

I'm used to a lot of post showing so your 53 looks good Zippy. I did get some quick and well detailed info back from BD regarding stem length (100 for the 53 and 110 for the 56) and 42cm for the 53...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-11, 09:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,846
Posted By triitout

Actually did e-mail them and they rec. the 53cm. ...

Actually did e-mail them and they rec. the 53cm. It just sounds small and I'm hoping to hear from actual riders before ordering. The more input the better! Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-11, 08:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,846
Posted By triitout

I need some help with sizing a Moto Le Champ Ti. ...

I need some help with sizing a Moto Le Champ Ti. I'm 5'10", with a 34.25" bike position inseam. I currently comfortably ride a 56cm '09 Trek Madone CF. These sloping top tubes are tricky since...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-10, 06:49 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,733
Posted By triitout

I wear one since it can only be helpful. I was...

I wear one since it can only be helpful. I was knocked out cold from a crash and it was used to contact my wife by the police.
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