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Posted By vintage87

It wont fit me even remotely so it would be a...

It wont fit me even remotely so it would be a flip in Portland. The Portland market is a lot stronger then Phoenix so I figured it may be a good snag. That and I guess these are pretty rare but...
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Posted By vintage87

Will do. Thanks. And sorry.

Will do. Thanks. And sorry.
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Posted By vintage87

I'm sorry... 1980 Raleight Comp GS Value

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/bik/3889370745.html
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Posted By vintage87

Thats what I figured...oh well. Sorry about the...

Thats what I figured...oh well. Sorry about the amount of posts.
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Posted By vintage87

Peugeot identification and value?

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/bik/3843593503.html
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Posted By vintage87

Bianchi Trofeo worth anything?

Would prob get for $220...would I make money flipping in Portland?

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/bik/3895541727.html
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Posted By vintage87

2 SR bicycles

I doubt these are worth it at that price, but would I make anything on them selling in Portland?

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/bik/3894852717.html

They seem to be at some kind of a pawn or...
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Posted By vintage87

You guys basically said what I wanted to...

You guys basically said what I wanted to hear...they aren't the best values but I thought I would ask. I am moving back to Portland and currently live in PHX. I would like to find atleast 1 more...
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Posted By vintage87

Schwinn Super Le Tour and Specialied Sirrus Values

Wondering if these are flippable for more $ in Portland. My gut tells me I could probably get $280 for the Schwinn and maybe $350 for the Sirrus but I want a professionals opinion!

Schwinn:...
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Posted By vintage87

Univega Gran Touring

Is this worth anything? I would likely resell it in Portland so just seeing if its worth trying to make money on.

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/bik/3876189600.html
06-11-13, 04:41 PM
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Posted By vintage87

80's Univega Nuevo Sport & 1987 Schwinn Tempo

I recently picked up these 2 beauties and have a couple of questions...pictures will be sure to come :thumb:

The Univega is fitted with with a Shimano Light Action rear derailer, 27" Araya rims...
01-14-10, 12:04 AM
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Posted By vintage87

A couple of stuck bolts

Stem wont come out and now I cant get a hex into the bolt because I stupidly hit it without putting a towel over it and I ruined the shape which will not allow me to insert into it.

Also, I cant...
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Posted By vintage87

I actually think the frame is going to clean up...

I actually think the frame is going to clean up quite nicely by quickly looking it over. I may had some 700c tires that will work on this bike. I also have a set of "v" style wheels off of one of...
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Posted By vintage87

I am not sure what I will do. I guess I will...

I am not sure what I will do. I guess I will have to figure it out. I really enjoy single speeding bikes. But I also know that the market in Portland greatly likes them. I think it goes both ways...
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Posted By vintage87

Well, my concern is to make a little bit of money...

Well, my concern is to make a little bit of money on this piece. I am 6'2, so probably not a goof fit for me lol. It's probably like a 50cm or so. Any thoughts on leaving the shifter bosses on...
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Posted By vintage87

Schwinn Traveler

I picked this up from a dude for $20. Needs a lot of work and my main concern is that the frame is going to need a little rust restoration. I have never really done any rust restoration on a frame....
11-30-09, 09:25 PM
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Posted By vintage87

No thanks. I am not a big fan of books. ...

No thanks. I am not a big fan of books. Especially ones that cost $73. I may single speed it, but that is not for certain.
11-29-09, 08:09 PM
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Posted By vintage87

Hmm, ok. I have half the mind to just single...

Hmm, ok. I have half the mind to just single speed it. The market is pretty bad right now anyhow here in Portland. It would be hot as a single speed a guy would think with new powder coat, full...
11-29-09, 06:20 PM
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Posted By vintage87

Derailer questions (frustrated)

SLT 12.2, same old story. Anyhow, I don't deal a lot with geared stuff. How do I know where the rear deraler should hang? Also, I have no idea on how to fir the chain. I tried looking on the Park...
11-25-09, 07:54 PM
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Posted By vintage87

OK, thanks, I will check it out again. There is...

OK, thanks, I will check it out again. There is a little tab on the rear derailer, on the back of it. Should it go under the droupout for the derailer thread? Do you get what I am talking about? ...
11-25-09, 12:57 AM
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Posted By vintage87

A few questions for my latest build.

For the most part, I have been doing single speed conversions and a little geared stuff on the side. I have a SLT 12.2 that is near completion. My first questions is in regards to the derailers. ...
11-23-09, 08:47 PM
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Posted By vintage87

I will change them out tonight if I have energy.

I will change them out tonight if I have energy.
11-23-09, 05:58 PM
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Posted By vintage87

Nope, threads are clean. Has to be bearing size,...

Nope, threads are clean. Has to be bearing size, again. I will have to find the old bearings to re-install. I think I know where they are and they looked fine.
11-23-09, 10:34 AM
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Posted By vintage87

Its the stocker off of a '76 Schwinn SLT 12.2. ...

Its the stocker off of a '76 Schwinn SLT 12.2. Its got a Shimano 600 group on it, not sure if that helps.
11-23-09, 09:12 AM
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Posted By vintage87

I do not know the size of the bearings since as I...

I do not know the size of the bearings since as I stated previously, I do not have the correct measuring device. I really need to get one. I guess I will have to get a ruler with the holes
11-23-09, 12:24 AM
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Posted By vintage87

IDK, are they the same size, top and bottom? ...

IDK, are they the same size, top and bottom? They look like the same size....so, wrong size bearings, eh? Probably too big, right?
11-22-09, 11:07 PM
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Posted By vintage87

More problems...head set this time.

Re-installing my headset from my SLT 12.2 fresh out of PC. When I try to thread the top piece over the fork to cover the exposed bearings, it stops in place leaving a little bit of a gap between the...
11-22-09, 11:02 PM
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Posted By vintage87

Problem fixed. It was the bearing size. I do...

Problem fixed. It was the bearing size. I do not have a ruler with the ball bearing measure on it but they were too small. But now I have a problem with the headset...I am going to post a new one...
11-22-09, 07:02 PM
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Posted By vintage87

I have overauled countless bbs in my lifetime. ...

I have overauled countless bbs in my lifetime. The fixed side tightens nice and snug against the bb face. THe adjustable cup threads in all the way and when it is threded in all the way, the...
11-22-09, 02:08 PM
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Posted By vintage87

I actually didnt completely take all of it off. ...

I actually didnt completely take all of it off. It's kind of spotty (off in a couple areas, thinned in some, and etc.). So I need to get the faces completely naked of pc? I remember the shop...
11-22-09, 12:57 PM
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Posted By vintage87

Problems with powder coat

I just got my SLT 12.2 back from pc and i am running into some problems. I had them tape the bb threads after blasting and before coating. They looks fine. I took a chain saw file and scuffed the...
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Posted By vintage87

Well, the bike has been on for a couple days now....

Well, the bike has been on for a couple days now. Just s scammer so far. I am asking 300, which I could very easily get in the summer. I will lower it tomorrow
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Posted By vintage87

So, I spent about an hour stripping down the...

So, I spent about an hour stripping down the frame last night. First of all, the bb is like lock-tighted on. I threw some liquid wrench on it and still nothing,. Everything else came off with...
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Posted By vintage87

Oldandnew....sorry that's what I meant. I have...

Oldandnew....sorry that's what I meant. I have had a growler of local brewery IPA....my motor skills are going!!
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Posted By vintage87

Lol, Oldandew, are you coming on to me?! I am...

Lol, Oldandew, are you coming on to me?! I am just kidding. Thanks man, I really appreciate it. I think I will get my full asking price at $300 when the right buyer comes along. It's a really...
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Posted By vintage87

I definitely understand your theory. I picked up...

I definitely understand your theory. I picked up a KMC Z chain today and a 16t freewheel. I think it is going to make an excellent single speed. I will post pictures when I get it finished. I...
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Posted By vintage87

So WRK, you would SS it? I paid $80 for it and...

So WRK, you would SS it? I paid $80 for it and if I single speeded it I would have to buy a chain a freewheel. Not too bad I guess. I will make a little money hopefully on it.
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Posted By vintage87

OK, you got my on pedals and saddle, but the...

OK, you got my on pedals and saddle, but the brakes and levers are original. Same thing that is on my 76 SLT.
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Posted By vintage87

No, original friction shifting with the original...

No, original friction shifting with the original 27's. Only thing aftermarket is the crank set and rear derailer. I know that the Sugino's make real good for ss builds. What do you think? Given...
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Posted By vintage87

pics ...

pics

http://i891.photobucket.com/albums/ac117/vintage87/CenturionSportDSX001.jpg

http://i891.photobucket.com/albums/ac117/vintage87/CenturionSportDSX002.jpg
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Posted By vintage87

Alright so I got the bike and truing stand. The...

Alright so I got the bike and truing stand. The truing stand is probably from the 70's. It's old school but it looks like it should work just fine. The bike looks to be a SLT 12.2. Missing the...
11-18-09, 08:41 AM
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Posted By vintage87

I have no extra dust caps lying around, so my...

I have no extra dust caps lying around, so my next trip to the lbs I will see if they have any. About the rear brake, I noted in the add that the pedals and rear brake are available upon purchase. ...
11-18-09, 02:00 AM
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Posted By vintage87

Build finished: Centurion Sport DLX single speed

I know I know, it's a single speed. But I just thought I would share with you all this build I finished in about 10 hours.

before shot:
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Posted By vintage87

I called him twice today and left 2 voicemails...

I called him twice today and left 2 voicemails after the fact that he agreed to hold the truing stand and Schwinn for me and also after he e-mailed saying he would hold the items and and address. ...
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Posted By vintage87

So you guys are saying it could be a Paramount? ...

So you guys are saying it could be a Paramount? I was going to buy it today but he didn't have time. He sounds like he's not going to budge. I don't put a lot of trust in people these days, but...
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Posted By vintage87

Unknown Scwinn

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/1469447457.html

Well, the Schwinn in he picture looks "higher end", but he does not know without looking at it what it was. He mentioned that his father...
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Posted By vintage87

Well, the reason for single speeding it is that a...

Well, the reason for single speeding it is that a lot of college students (OSU, PSU, etc.) really like the simplicity of them. And I enjoy building single speeds as well. I am a simplest my self...
11-17-09, 01:29 AM
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Posted By vintage87

I would highly recommend giving that bike a...

I would highly recommend giving that bike a complete overhaul. Headset, hubs, bb, calbes, pads, wax, etc. You will be amazed what you can do with the knowledge you already have, combined with...
11-17-09, 01:21 AM
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Posted By vintage87

Same here. I can have a deep conversation with...

Same here. I can have a deep conversation with my fiance or friends and overhaul a bottom bracket in about 40 minutes, give or take a few. For some reason, bottom brackets come easy to me and I...
11-16-09, 01:56 PM
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Posted By vintage87

OK, well like I said, I am going to use Tri-Flow...

OK, well like I said, I am going to use Tri-Flow or more than likely some chain oil. That should work right glider?
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