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Forum: Framebuilders
12-05-18, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,799
Posted By triathloner

A forum member Dsaul made me some, not sure if he...

A forum member Dsaul made me some, not sure if he still does it but he had great work and pricing.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-05-16, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,761
Posted By triathloner

For the record I contacted Dsaul for parts for my...

For the record I contacted Dsaul for parts for my Jig, They were first class and reasonable I felt.
Replies: 1
Views: 690
Posted By triathloner

Price is right, I had one for my daughter. After...

Price is right, I had one for my daughter. After she grew out of it I sold it for $75. But it was heavy, if you find a newer one you could save 10 pounds but expect to pay north of $300. Good luck.
Replies: 17
Views: 2,267
Posted By triathloner

Min was very clean and set up the same. All...

Min was very clean and set up the same. All original except for the tires.
Replies: 17
Views: 2,267
Posted By triathloner

It's worth about $400 on Ebay. That's what I got...

It's worth about $400 on Ebay. That's what I got for an identical bike a year ago.
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By triathloner

I sold the same bike on Ebay a couple of years in...

I sold the same bike on Ebay a couple of years in Mint shape with full Dura Ace first generation for $500.
01-27-16, 09:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,537
Posted By triathloner

I can't make it this year :-( I'm so bummed. Fun...

I can't make it this year :-( I'm so bummed. Fun great event.
12-22-15, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,246
Posted By triathloner

McGuires Scratch X works awesome for me. Clean...

McGuires Scratch X works awesome for me. Clean the bike first and then just go to town with a lot of elbow grease.
10-14-15, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,339
Posted By triathloner

I kinda like the RSX gear. And it sells for...

I kinda like the RSX gear. And it sells for cheap, so win win for me. When I'm putting together a rider, not for showing off I look to RSX.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-25-15, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,784
Posted By triathloner

dsauls work is first class, and fair and...

dsauls work is first class, and fair and reasonable pricing. Good luck.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-31-15, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,784
Posted By triathloner

saul, I sent you a private message. Thanks. Al.

saul, I sent you a private message. Thanks. Al.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-28-15, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,784
Posted By triathloner

source for jig parts, cones etc?

I'm looking to build my own jig using 8020 aluminum extrusion. Cannot find a source online for cones for the head tube, top of seat tube, and bottom bracket. I can certainly go to a local machine...
08-28-15, 07:23 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,156
Posted By triathloner

I can't speak for the others, but I've seen Chris...

I can't speak for the others, but I've seen Chris Kvale's work and it's fantastic.
Replies: 3
Views: 1,020
Posted By triathloner

I sold a near mint same year same bike with first...

I sold a near mint same year same bike with first gen dura ace on ebay a few years back, I think I got about 650 for it. I would say maybe 500 for yours with the mix of parts, there are guys out...
07-10-15, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,163
Posted By triathloner

I'd throw it on ebay, your prices are great, us...

I'd throw it on ebay, your prices are great, us cv'ers are just too cheap. A couple of years back I listed two pristine bikes here for what I needed to get out of them, nobody bit, and ended up...
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By triathloner

Remove the pinch bolt from the rear derailleur so...

Remove the pinch bolt from the rear derailleur so you can grab the cable in your hand loosely along the top tube. Then pull on the cable pretty hard and keep working the shifter, every 10 trys or...
07-06-15, 10:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,381
Posted By triathloner

For the many hours saved trying to get pirated...

For the many hours saved trying to get pirated sites to work I just give nbc sports the $29.99 to be able to just start it up in the evening anytime from any part on the stage I want. it's worth it...
06-25-15, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By triathloner

I needed this exact post a year ago, I bought a...

I needed this exact post a year ago, I bought a laprade off ebay for around $30. If someone here cant help.
06-10-15, 08:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,383
Posted By triathloner

I have a bike repair business as a side to make...

I have a bike repair business as a side to make some extra cash, I do plenty of wrenching. I can tell you I hate working on discs, sometimes they are jus so finicky. Upgrade your current brakes to...
06-03-15, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,019
Posted By triathloner

Confusing Schwinn serial number on super sport

I am working on a 1960s Schwinn super sport . And the serial number is on the rear dropout and it is quite clear. The serial number is K8168. Which appears to be a few digits short. Can anyone...
06-01-15, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,104
Posted By triathloner

I agree with John on the cranks, but I think it...

I agree with John on the cranks, but I think it kind of works on this bike with the black or charcoal rear stays.
05-15-15, 08:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,004
Posted By triathloner

I've found a 30 minute soak in very hot water and...

I've found a 30 minute soak in very hot water and copious amount of dawn dish soap takes off a lot of the grunge.
04-28-15, 08:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,543
Posted By triathloner

My kids had some older Schwinn caliente's that...

My kids had some older Schwinn caliente's that were kind of heavy but 24" road wheels and they worked out pretty slick. You could just get some slick tires for the mongoose and that will help her...
04-09-15, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,837
Posted By triathloner

Very nice, I have an almost exact bike to clean...

Very nice, I have an almost exact bike to clean up and sell but mine has gen light and rear rack. I do believe yours has a newer crank on it.
03-06-15, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,951
Posted By triathloner

I've found Scratch X to be amazing if you really...

I've found Scratch X to be amazing if you really put a little elbow grease into it, keep at it and it will shine. I really should do a before and after pic one of these times.
02-06-15, 12:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,232
Posted By triathloner

Just throwing out a quick reminder that it's this...

Just throwing out a quick reminder that it's this Sunday. I'm excited to go and look around.
01-30-15, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 125,118
Posted By triathloner

putting back together a 1984 specialized stump...

putting back together a 1984 specialized stump jumper after a full overhaul. Was planning on selling it because I'm not into vintage mountain bikes, but it seems it's going to be tough to let go, we...
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By triathloner

last spring I sold pretty much the same parts you...

last spring I sold pretty much the same parts you have shown there on ebay, I wrote good ads with good pictures and think I got around $150 but I did have the rear raleigh branded derialleur which...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-05-15, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,271
Posted By triathloner

Nice work Steve, I enjoyed your videos.

Nice work Steve, I enjoyed your videos.
Replies: 10
Views: 6,871
Posted By triathloner

I sold a 512 on ebay back in September I think ,...

I sold a 512 on ebay back in September I think , similar condition for $250 plus shipping.
Replies: 24
Views: 1,932
Posted By triathloner

The paint was decent, but there were spots where...

The paint was decent, but there were spots where it had pretty good scrapes. I think the frame sold for 80 something with 25 bucks shipping on ebay.
Replies: 24
Views: 1,932
Posted By triathloner

I bought one this fall for $25, sold as the bike...

I bought one this fall for $25, sold as the bike I would have maybe gotten $200. I parted it out on ebay for around $400 and I still have the rims and bars. Mine did have a real nice super maxi...
12-15-14, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,581
Posted By triathloner

10 parts real hot water and 1 part dawn dish...

10 parts real hot water and 1 part dawn dish soap, soak for half an hour hit them with a tooth brush and you should be pretty clean inside and out. I've taken them apart but once the loctite is off...
12-12-14, 07:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,136
Posted By triathloner

Wall art maybe? They would be a B*t*h to clean

Wall art maybe? They would be a B*t*h to clean
12-01-14, 10:21 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,023
Posted By triathloner

I have ridden the Framed about 150 miles of...

I have ridden the Framed about 150 miles of single track so far and have had no punctures, lots of sharp rocks but not too many thorns in our area. It rides great, if you find the right air pressure...
11-24-14, 09:26 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,023
Posted By triathloner

The farley is a great bike, it was just a little...

The farley is a great bike, it was just a little out of my price range, and being from Minnesota I looked at the Framed bikes. I bought the Minnesota 2.0 for about $850 plus tax, I love it and will...
11-12-14, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,668
Posted By triathloner

Because this site has the worst pick hosting of...

Because this site has the worst pick hosting of most internet forums!
Replies: 11
Views: 1,003
Posted By triathloner

These came with 7 speed rsx 7 speed brifters. If...

These came with 7 speed rsx 7 speed brifters. If it has them and they work they are worth close to half of the asking price. I'd do 200 even as a flipper possibly with a part out.
09-15-14, 01:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,184
Posted By triathloner

I just bought a "Framed" brand fatbike from the...

I just bought a "Framed" brand fatbike from the LBS. I came with a free pair of 29er wheels that you can change out and ride on skinny's. It's a minnesota company so I figured why not. I love it,...
09-08-14, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By triathloner

wasn't there a post about someone ressurecting...

wasn't there a post about someone ressurecting loose screws? Maybe search that? good luck.
07-29-14, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,982
Posted By triathloner

I've used it for road riding and find it works...

I've used it for road riding and find it works quite well, but it Reeeeeks! putting it on the garage will smell for a few days.
07-29-14, 01:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,791
Posted By triathloner

Every time someone asks this question these are...

Every time someone asks this question these are the responses, So if no one opens a bike shop what are we going to do in the future after all the current shop owners have retired and we need a bike...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-29-14, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,730
Posted By triathloner

Are the wheels tight, look for loose skewer or...

Are the wheels tight, look for loose skewer or nut. Make sure the wheels are aligned. Also check to make sure there isn't play in the axels, loose can cause a shimmy if they are too loose. good...
Replies: 12
Views: 2,675
Posted By triathloner

I'd go with all the maintenance suggestions here...

I'd go with all the maintenance suggestions here and then clean the bike real well and rub in some McGuire's Scratch X wax/polish, keep rubbing till it really shines and you will love it.
07-11-14, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,533
Posted By triathloner

I'd have bought it too for a 10 spot, though I...

I'd have bought it too for a 10 spot, though I have to admit I sometimes have a problem. Great bike, Miyata entry level bikes ride pretty darn nice. I currently have a 512 and a 712 and I relly...
07-10-14, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By triathloner

Really dirty hands, add a teaspoon of sugar to...

Really dirty hands, add a teaspoon of sugar to your dawn dish soap and you have poor man's gritty degreaser.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-27-14, 12:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,584
Posted By triathloner

you have to give us a ride report, and curious...

you have to give us a ride report, and curious what you will have into the frame only when it's done.
06-26-14, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 602
Posted By triathloner

I went to Barnett's in Colorado Springs because I...

I went to Barnett's in Colorado Springs because I had some money given to me and I wanted to do it. You can learn on your own especially if you work in a shop, just let them know you have a will to...
06-11-14, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,809
Posted By triathloner

Usually spoke prep is not necessary, I've built...

Usually spoke prep is not necessary, I've built many wheels for myself and had many trouble free miles. This wheel came on a new bike I bought and it's been trouble for some reason. So I laced the...
06-10-14, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,809
Posted By triathloner

Yeah I misspoke/typed. It was 25 on my park...

Yeah I misspoke/typed. It was 25 on my park tension meter, which I think is around 115 if I remember correctly.
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