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03-29-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,168
Posted By raverson

I bought a battery kit from the online e-bike...

I bought a battery kit from the online e-bike shop Vruzend that is run by Micah Toll. Micah is an electrical engineer and is the do-it-your-selfers e-bike guru. For my bike, I used a 1994 (semi...
Replies: 19
Views: 1,925
Posted By raverson

1971 American Eagle Semi Pro

Old thread resurrection.
Recently picked up this 1971 American Eagle Semi Pro. Serial # KS87911. The crank is stamped 46-1 which I understand to be January, 1971 using the Sugino Code 2 method....
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By raverson

Glad you liked the pics, and thanks for replying...

Glad you liked the pics, and thanks for replying back! :thumb:
Too bad there's not a lot of info out there about such a fine and relatively modern bicycle.
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By raverson

1969 Holdsworth

Hello, I am looking for help concerning a Holdsworth that was recently donated to the non-profit shop that I volunteer at. Would much appreciate any info on the model and value, and I am curious as...
03-30-18, 10:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,189
Posted By raverson

This about sums it up. The bicycle...

This about sums it up.

The bicycle nonprofit that I volunteer at has so many junky/cheap bikes donated on a regular basis that we've run out of storage space. Once a used box store bike has...
03-05-18, 10:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,669
Posted By raverson

For years I used a Cycle Pro folding stand that...

For years I used a Cycle Pro folding stand that was more than adequate for the occasional wheel tune-up. Niagara has a Sunlite copy that sells for about $50.

https://i.imgur.com/CNd8WFQ.jpg

As...
02-28-18, 02:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,741
Posted By raverson

https://i.imgur.com/O68Rkos.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/O68Rkos.jpg
02-24-18, 11:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,665
Posted By raverson

Origin8 Pro Pulsion cantilever's are easy to set...

Origin8 Pro Pulsion cantilever's are easy to set up and have typical canti stopping power. Under $13 a set at Niagara.

https://i.imgur.com/GxJJE17.jpg
02-16-18, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By raverson

NOS Continental Grand Prix 25-559

Selling 2 new, never mounted Continental Grand Prix tires. Made in Germany.
Sizing is 25-559 to fit a standard, narrow MTB rim. 120 psi.
Rubber and side walls are pristine and show no signs of...
02-12-18, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 338,320
Posted By raverson

After a few good laughs at his expense, we had...

After a few good laughs at his expense, we had mercy and fitted a proper Planet Bike ARS cushy saddle. :lol:

https://i.imgur.com/R3crF91.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/wVLCokc.jpg
02-11-18, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 338,320
Posted By raverson

1989 Trek 1000 that we spiffed up for my pastor...

1989 Trek 1000 that we spiffed up for my pastor friend to do his first STP double century on. He complained about road bike saddles being too narrow and hard, so we fixed it for him. :eek:
...
02-11-18, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 338,320
Posted By raverson

One year only production 1988 Trek 900. ...

One year only production 1988 Trek 900.

https://i.imgur.com/01BNkpJ.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/5KKsmkS.jpg
02-10-18, 11:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,436
Posted By raverson

Not mine, but they did have the names Gary and...

Not mine, but they did have the names Gary and Kirsten on them.

https://i.imgur.com/D5mrFlh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Y4Fh9iw.jpg
02-10-18, 01:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,875
Posted By raverson

'85 Miyata 210 in Zodiac Blue and '83 Miyata 210...

'85 Miyata 210 in Zodiac Blue and '83 Miyata 210 in Burgundy.

https://i.imgur.com/LYBLy7q.jpg
02-05-18, 10:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,535
Posted By raverson

That's the Kurt I remember... Exactly,...

That's the Kurt I remember...



Exactly, at least use your own photo's if you're claiming to be a photographer!



That's what I said, the neighborhood screams S. Florida, not SW WA! :)
02-04-18, 11:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,535
Posted By raverson

CL Ad... Wait a second...

Came across this CL ad on the PDX site. The picture sure looks a lot like Kurt's chrome Paramount's. And his driveway, to boot. :wtf:...
02-03-18, 12:37 AM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 592,124
Posted By raverson

Nishiki Competition I snagged a couple of weeks...

Nishiki Competition I snagged a couple of weeks ago. Loving the orange. :love:

Serial # KS171036

https://i.imgur.com/Py4Kjhp.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/ewhUpBm.jpg
01-28-18, 12:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,197
Posted By raverson

Fuji Folder frameset for sale over in C&V Sales....

Fuji Folder frameset for sale over in C&V Sales. For a song!

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1128266-winter-purge.html#post20131192

FUJI FOLDING BIKE
4130 cromoly frameset...
01-26-18, 10:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,363
Posted By raverson

Picked up this '83 Cycle Pro Ram for $10 and...

Picked up this '83 Cycle Pro Ram for $10 and rebuilt it with parts on hand for another $20 or so. It's now my plush riding winter trail bike. :thumb:

https://i.imgur.com/S0xNGuP.jpg
...
01-25-18, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,768
Posted By raverson

Great deal on the Fuji folder! Mine has traveled...

Great deal on the Fuji folder! Mine has traveled extensively as well as commuted on mass transit when full size bicycles weren't allowed during peak hours.

https://imgur.com/Ki4G9vQ
01-20-18, 11:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,096
Posted By raverson

Seattle CL has an 89 Quantum listed that has been...

Seattle CL has an 89 Quantum listed that has been taken down to bare metal and clear coated. Seller describes it as "looks amazing". I much prefer the look of a painted Klein, especially if the...
01-06-18, 12:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By raverson

NOS Campy with original box = $$ NOS Campy...

NOS Campy with original box = $$

NOS Campy with original box Christmas Gift from Dear Old Mom = P R I C E L E S S
12-19-17, 12:40 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,812
Posted By raverson

Late 60's Bertin C-31 ...

Late 60's Bertin C-31

https://i.imgur.com/mCe3FMS.jpg
12-19-17, 12:34 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,812
Posted By raverson

There are two bosses on the back of the seat tube...

There are two bosses on the back of the seat tube that were used for mounting a lighting battery pack.

https://i.imgur.com/j2qXRXX.jpg
12-18-17, 12:06 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,812
Posted By raverson

'84 Klein Performance https://imgur.com/RR6qB9a

'84 Klein Performance https://imgur.com/RR6qB9a
12-06-17, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 686
Posted By raverson

Turtle Wax Bug & Tar Remover works amazing as a...

Turtle Wax Bug & Tar Remover works amazing as a cleaner for hoods, even the white ones.
11-15-17, 10:52 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,000
Posted By raverson

!973 Schwinn Continental in Sunset Orange. ...

!973 Schwinn Continental in Sunset Orange.

As fate would have it, quite the contrast between Schwinn of 1973 and Schwinn of 1977.

https://imgur.com/tPHb7Zn
11-14-17, 12:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 735
Posted By raverson

Few minutes of sanding and a little polishing... ...

Few minutes of sanding and a little polishing...

https://imgur.com/Bx5ertj
11-11-17, 12:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By raverson

I like the Topeak chain tool. Mine has stood up...

I like the Topeak chain tool. Mine has stood up to frequent use and is inexpensive at $10-15. Will handle any 5 to 10 speed chain.
09-29-17, 09:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,432
Posted By raverson

I've used electrical tape, stranded packing tape,...

I've used electrical tape, stranded packing tape, and also the plastic banding used to secure large shipping cartons. A paper hole punch makes a nice hole for a presta valve.
09-22-17, 11:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,668
Posted By raverson

Simple and cheap (less than $50) solution for...

Simple and cheap (less than $50) solution for tool storage at the non profit shop I volunteer at.
09-20-17, 04:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,676
Posted By raverson

1978 TX. Yes, the binder is surprisingly 3/16 and...

1978 TX. Yes, the binder is surprisingly 3/16 and not metric.
08-30-17, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By raverson

2003 Trek Y-26 Seat Post Size

I have a 2003 Trek Y-26 mtb that's missing its seat post. I haven't been able to find any info as to what size I need. Does anyone here have a similar bike handy that they can check for post size?...
03-23-17, 08:31 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 21,206
Posted By raverson

with herbs... tandem with basil - Imgur...

with herbs...

tandem with basil - Imgur (http://imgur.com/FDXs0xQ)
03-17-17, 06:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,014
Posted By raverson

I'll second that! (And T-Mar, too!) Thanks...

I'll second that! (And T-Mar, too!)

Thanks again for taking the time to help. :thumb:
03-17-17, 06:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,014
Posted By raverson

Good eye! Didn't notice it until you mentioned...

Good eye! Didn't notice it until you mentioned it.

Holiday - Imgur (http://imgur.com/2I1OTOz)
03-16-17, 10:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,014
Posted By raverson

Took another look at the frame today and removed...

Took another look at the frame today and removed the BB and fork. Headset and BB are both standard English threading. The fork has no markings on the tube and there are no holes on the inside of the...
03-15-17, 11:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,014
Posted By raverson

Should have mentioned not seeing one anywhere. I...

Should have mentioned not seeing one anywhere. I will double check tomorrow.
03-15-17, 06:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,014
Posted By raverson

I can confirm 27.2 on the seat tube, and I will...

I can confirm 27.2 on the seat tube, and I will take a closer look at the possible holiday on the head tube, might just be dirt. Tomorrow I will pull the fork and get better pics. Thanks for the...
03-15-17, 10:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,014
Posted By raverson

Should be there now...thx.

Should be there now...thx.
03-15-17, 10:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,014
Posted By raverson

Vintage frame ID help

Hoping someone here will recognize what frame this is. Campy dropouts and headset, Came with a Rally RD attached. Sugino BB. Appears to have had a repaint, somewhere along the line.
...
03-11-17, 10:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,862
Posted By raverson

Ritchey Outback with black on blue splatter. ...

Ritchey Outback with black on blue splatter.

Ritchey Outback - Imgur (http://imgur.com/t4DAYtR)
Ritchey Outback2 - Imgur (http://imgur.com/qb2K92T)
03-10-17, 11:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By raverson

My '69 that I spent an inordinate amount of time...

My '69 that I spent an inordinate amount of time cleaning and polishing in the pursuit of that plush vintage Schwinn ride...:love:
02-16-17, 12:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,744
Posted By raverson

Zephyr Pro-40 is the best metal polish out there...

Zephyr Pro-40 is the best metal polish out there and is easy to use. One bottle, used sparingly on bike components, will literally last for years.
...
02-09-17, 12:32 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 15,374
Posted By raverson

On a morning scone run at the beach in Ocean...

On a morning scone run at the beach in Ocean Park, WA.
'86 Miyata 210 admiring a 1929 Model A hotrod, among others. 88+31=119...
02-09-17, 11:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,223
Posted By raverson

We think alike John E. :) I couldn't...

We think alike John E. :)

I couldn't entirely lose the pie plate, and I went with Shimano, although SunTour has the performance edge.
02-09-17, 11:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,223
Posted By raverson

Thanks SM! The saddle is the one that came...

Thanks SM!

The saddle is the one that came on the bike and because I use the SS as an around town bike, I kept it. Works fine and is comfortable enough, although the support springs tend to make a...
02-09-17, 12:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,223
Posted By raverson

My '72 that came from CL in eastern WA. Only...

My '72 that came from CL in eastern WA. Only major flaw, previous owner inscribed his DL on the left chain stay...:foo:
02-09-17, 12:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,865
Posted By raverson

I still like to do it the old fashioned way. :)

I still like to do it the old fashioned way. :)
11-26-14, 12:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,715
Posted By raverson

Koga Miyata Runner

Koga Miyata Runner
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