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06-10-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By dailycommute

Def the shimano super plate rear, not sure why it...

Def the shimano super plate rear, not sure why it is mounted so vertical but I would remove it, check condition, then either remount more horizontal or replace. That freewheel has a 34t ring, so if...
06-10-19, 06:13 AM
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Posted By dailycommute

Lugged Lemond

Crap pics but assume this Maine CL offering (https://maine.craigslist.org/bik/d/yarmouth-lemond-steel-road-bike-60cm/6907585561.html) is probably late 80s Billato produced frame and then at some...
06-08-19, 06:46 AM
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Views: 1,183
Posted By dailycommute

The 1985 and 1986 t700 is a true full on tourer....

The 1985 and 1986 t700 is a true full on tourer. Never will have the same mythos of trek 720 or miyata 1000, but having seen multiple mid 80s tourers I can easily say the 85/86 t700 (only years they...
04-12-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,664
Posted By dailycommute

Well we all know the women are smarter! Enjoy the...

Well we all know the women are smarter! Enjoy the ride, always love the custom Japanese work and that one is unique, that era of dura ace is probably my favorite.
04-09-19, 07:51 AM
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Posted By dailycommute

Interesting JP Weigle framset...

Interesting JP Weigle framset (https://maine.craigslist.org/bik/d/portland-vintage-steel-for-all-budgets/6859248423.html) in Portland ME--note the track dropouts with derailleur hanger! Love that...
03-15-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,201
Posted By dailycommute

hey, cool huh? You should report this one to...

hey, cool huh? You should report this one to vintage trek, it sounds like it may have been built offsite similar to reported 510s. Check the exceptions section of the SN area.

B. Serial numbers...
03-05-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 541
Posted By dailycommute

In a pinch I have trimmed longer spokes with a...

In a pinch I have trimmed longer spokes with a cable cutter and used it, this being Jamaica that is what I would do. The beater bike I used when near Negril for a week had much bigger issues but I...
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Views: 641
Posted By dailycommute

Sought after frames but this one appears to have...

Sought after frames but this one appears to have some bubbling rust, at least under the top seat lug it looks pretty crusty, hows does the BB rust look? Could just be it spent its life in HI and salt...
03-03-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By dailycommute

The lugged 90s MTB 9xx are rock solid and...

The lugged 90s MTB 9xx are rock solid and excellent for casual gravel riding or mellow single track. 1993 was the last lugged year with true temper os tubeset if possible find the lower 930 with the...
02-23-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,307
Posted By dailycommute

hey, well it is long gone but I want to say it...

hey, well it is long gone but I want to say it was a 30.0 post, odd size for sure. I would contact Giant directly as they used to have all the old catalogs online but do not see them listed anymore.
02-11-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,009
Posted By dailycommute

I run a replacement modern sun cr18 on my fuso,...

I run a replacement modern sun cr18 on my fuso, laced to the original tri color hub after cracking the original araya designed for lighter weight riders. At 190lbs rider weight it was recommended as...
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Views: 919
Posted By dailycommute

Looks like a project bike so sounds like you...

Looks like a project bike so sounds like you should pass, not a bad price for SF though. The frame is one of the nicest Japanese produced touring frames you will find though underrated and not well...
02-01-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By dailycommute

If the RD is still in good shape that is a good...

If the RD is still in good shape that is a good deal. As noted above they can be a crapshoot riding......but I have put hundreds of miles on a superplate (touring t700) through multiple roads (sandy,...
01-27-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 979
Posted By dailycommute

Do you have a box yet? That 25+in bike will push...

Do you have a box yet? That 25+in bike will push oversize depending on your box. You can get the bigger box and cut it down/fold/tape the seams as needed. 100 is fair depending on your time if you...
Replies: 47
Views: 2,822
Posted By dailycommute

Cool thread, thanks for the pics of the 1983 team...

Cool thread, thanks for the pics of the 1983 team 170! Seems like an unknown value on this, even with repaint********** I would not sell it for less than 2k on ebay or 1500 sale on this forum if were mine...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,079
Posted By dailycommute

135mm / 48 drill sounds like the classic tour...

135mm / 48 drill sounds like the classic tour hubs. I have a set of KISS that are also 135 but the are not avaialable in 48 drill....PW support will tell you right away if the hubs can be converted,...
12-20-18, 08:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,024
Posted By dailycommute

A dumpster to throw out all the xmas crap.....

A dumpster to throw out all the xmas crap.....
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Posted By dailycommute

Looks like a 1978 510 (if riveted head...

Looks like a 1978 510 (if riveted head badge)...have a 24in same in the keeper fleet. If it fits they are excellent, but underrated, frames.
Replies: 21
Views: 930
Posted By dailycommute

Unfortunately the CV market is down but part...

Unfortunately the CV market is down but part prices are up....so a lot of flippers strip bikes and sell the parts/frame separate as sometimes they are the most valuable and you end up with nice...
11-28-18, 11:47 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 5,743
Posted By dailycommute

Gave up the bike buying over the last 2 years,...

Gave up the bike buying over the last 2 years, maybe one project a year but even that has ended. Still love riding/commuting but got burned out on saving/rehabbing CV bikes.

As bike flipping waned...
11-21-18, 03:22 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,959
Posted By dailycommute

The parent company has been on a buying binge...

The parent company has been on a buying binge that is now bust as debt servicing rises, typical in low rate debt cycle that has reversed. That game works so long as rates keep falling and the...
11-21-18, 11:07 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,959
Posted By dailycommute

Global economy is at tail end of 10 year debt...

Global economy is at tail end of 10 year debt binge and many are leveraged to the hilt. Rising rates/borrowing costs are going to wipe out a lot more than just Performance/Nashbar.
11-15-18, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By dailycommute

25s are the biggest I can fit on my 84 team fuji.

25s are the biggest I can fit on my 84 team fuji.
11-13-18, 01:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,242
Posted By dailycommute

Tough call, but would think that after a few...

Tough call, but would think that after a few hours in the saddle that 24in trek would get uncomfortable. At 6 ft even I ride the 24in treks.
11-02-18, 03:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,031
Posted By dailycommute

That sucks, sorry man....That hole looks a bit...

That sucks, sorry man....That hole looks a bit jagged to be drilled. Wonder if perhaps the bike was stored via hanging from ceiling from front wheel. Only way I can think that water would have sat...
10-31-18, 12:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 832
Posted By dailycommute

Looks like a modern tig weld single speeder...

Looks like a modern tig weld single speeder probably a few years older back when the ss craze was bigger. You can find similar bikes new for 200 or less, used is probably a 40-80 bike in most areas...
10-26-18, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 941
Posted By dailycommute

I believe op is asking if an actual team raced...

I believe op is asking if an actual team raced bike (custom) vs replica for mass. Hard to say, that fork is different from other actual team riders but the frame does look correct (no pump peg). I...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,259
Posted By dailycommute

Those 78 Ishiwata treks are underappreciated, I...

Those 78 Ishiwata treks are underappreciated, I have one from this forum and think it to be one of the nicer, handmade trek frames that have come through my hands over the years--a long term keeper...
10-03-18, 02:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,272
Posted By dailycommute

You see a lot of Shoguns made with tange 5...

You see a lot of Shoguns made with tange 5 fwiw..........maybe a 300 or 500 model. Many had engraved s on seat stays though.
08-24-18, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By dailycommute

I have 3x imperials plus 2 other self laced b17s...

I have 3x imperials plus 2 other self laced b17s and I lace them all tight as possible. For me it keeps the saddle sag minimal without requiring screw adjustment but I do like a stiffer saddle as...
08-20-18, 11:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 462
Posted By dailycommute

Might check the frame alignment, or use a long...

Might check the frame alignment, or use a long straight edge to compare front to rear rim spot to spot on both sides. like you said may be rear wheel dish. Adjusting the headset is good too as it can...
08-09-18, 02:35 PM
Replies: 51,807
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Posted By dailycommute

60cm fuso ...

60cm fuso (https://www.ebay.com/itm/Dave-Moulton-Fuso-Frame-and-Fork/173453218349?hash=item28629e122d%3Ag%3A-B4AAOSwIrVbSjwC&_sacat=0&_nkw=fuso+moulton&_from=R40&rt=nc&_trksid=m570.l1313)that is...
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Views: 1,104
Posted By dailycommute

I would pay 200 for the opus pictured above....

I would pay 200 for the opus pictured above. Sure, no racks or fenders but I would say 75% of my commutes are on "racing" vintage steel including a team fuji. They roll well and tend to be...
07-28-18, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By dailycommute

The opus and team framesets are some of the most...

The opus and team framesets are some of the most underappreciated riders out there. Obviously the opus with superbe is, well, superb! Have put 1000s of miles on my 84 team, it just rolls and rolls...
07-27-18, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By dailycommute

My 1987 Fuso came with a set of these laced to...

My 1987 Fuso came with a set of these laced to tri color hubs (7 speed). The rear wheel cracked after about 200 miles (6 ft 190) and now run a sun rim on same hub for rear. The rear started shimmying...
07-27-18, 08:33 AM
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Posted By dailycommute

Always had a soft spot for the lotuses, this...

Always had a soft spot for the lotuses, this looks like 1984 Eclair tour model (https://maine.craigslist.org/bik/d/vintage-lotus-eclair-road-bike/6654052941.html) and a sleeper--bet it can be had for...
07-20-18, 04:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,741
Posted By dailycommute

wax on, wax off.......waves roll in, waves roll...

wax on, wax off.......waves roll in, waves roll out. .......see a crumb? grab it!
06-05-18, 07:46 AM
Replies: 51,807
Views: 6,862,220
Posted By dailycommute

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/337x450/ps_3617a18186cbbfc767570f0dd517bb0a0202c1fb.jpgGood/fair price on this Pinarello Stelvio 300 if it fits!!!!!!!!!! If it was closer would...
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Views: 1,308
Posted By dailycommute

Definitely the LUX was top dog but again the best...

Definitely the LUX was top dog but again the best prices (and I have followed them for some time) tend to be earlier builds or the 30th anniversary editions which also seem sought after. Fade paint...
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Views: 1,308
Posted By dailycommute

Broad range but generally a Moulton frame/fork in...

Broad range but generally a Moulton frame/fork in nice shape should fetch between 400-700 USD on this side of the border but those are ebay prices. Local sales of Moulton frames tend to only bring...
05-22-18, 07:30 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,242
Posted By dailycommute

Impulse control via the addictive personality is...

Impulse control via the addictive personality is a strange beast. I find that it usually takes some training, that is falling off the wagon is normal. Usually just try to make the best of it but for...
05-02-18, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,813
Posted By dailycommute

Always liked those carolina blue 710s.....

Always liked those carolina blue 710s.....
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Views: 2,678
Posted By dailycommute

Where are you located as that affects price a...

Where are you located as that affects price a good deal. Having said that CV seller maket is dead unless you have something really special. I have found CL to be especially dead these days, not much...
04-26-18, 06:09 AM
Replies: 51,807
Views: 6,862,220
Posted By dailycommute

That ST800 Cannondale tourer...

That ST800 Cannondale tourer (https://maine.craigslist.org/bik/d/1987-cannondale-st800-vintage/6565946733.html) is reduced 100 to 400 fwiw. Another seller dropped to 350 on what appears to be a...
04-24-18, 07:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,573
Posted By dailycommute

Went on a group ride last night, every time I do...

Went on a group ride last night, every time I do so it makes me think of a modern cf sub 18 pounder, esp on the hill climbs. If I had $ to burn probably would do the same thing, enjoy it!
04-23-18, 04:59 AM
Replies: 51,807
Views: 6,862,220
Posted By dailycommute

1987 Cannondale T800

No steal but looks to be all original, down to the racks, fenders, saddle and appears to be in great shape.

https://maine.craigslist.org/bik/d/1987-cannondale-st800-vintage/6565946733.html
04-02-18, 05:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,697
Posted By dailycommute

First ride of 2018, 50 or so miler on the...

First ride of 2018, 50 or so miler on the panasonic pro touring shakedown. Still deep snow in the woods and ice in river but open spots had lots of ducks and geese so spring is slowly working in....
04-01-18, 11:04 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 31,213
Posted By dailycommute

1986 Panasonic Pro Touring

First big thanks to cohoya for this fine frameset/brakes/shifters/headset and excellent shipping, very easy no brainer deal!

Build date of Dec 1985 is that golden age of Japanese touring bicycle....
03-30-18, 04:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,292
Posted By dailycommute

18 inch crescent wrench + various size pipe...

18 inch crescent wrench + various size pipe extensions should remove any freewheel. When buying extensions make sure they fit the handle wrench.
Replies: 8
Views: 1,198
Posted By dailycommute

These are nice riders, picked this one up a few...

These are nice riders, picked this one up a few years ago and actually made a video you can find on you tube. Seatpost was frozen, even totally overhauled could only get 200 sale and that was a few...
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