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06-15-19, 07:57 PM
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Posted By jetboy

I like it! shares blood with the centurion...

I like it! shares blood with the centurion ironman/lemans perhaps?
06-15-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 631
Posted By jetboy

yeah that yokota looks cool! I found a Shogun...

yeah that yokota looks cool!
I found a Shogun that I did not even know they made that is also in the same vein:
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bik/d/santa-rosa-shogun-18-speed-mtb/6910042903.html...
06-15-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 631
Posted By jetboy

you can see they ask a bit more for them round...

you can see they ask a bit more for them round these parts: but I suspect he will end up under 200 before it sells.
...
06-13-19, 12:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 631
Posted By jetboy

alpina pro. done and done.

alpina pro.

done and done.
06-12-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 51,160
Views: 6,636,700
Posted By jetboy

Got it for curbtender actually. Its an ofmega...

Got it for curbtender actually. Its an ofmega plastic rd. whacky. Guy said he broke the original and didnt have a lot of money so went with plastic. Poor mans weight weenie i guess.

Guy was...
06-12-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 51,160
Views: 6,636,700
Posted By jetboy

***gin obtained! ...

***gin obtained!
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/***gin_068857006c0c6d8f71a7c975fad6b20a2164c412.jpg
06-11-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 51,160
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Posted By jetboy

uh yeah buy immediately. the fork is near $400...

uh yeah buy immediately. the fork is near $400 alone
06-11-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By jetboy

its probably a 1986 allez SE/SIS which is a very...

its probably a 1986 allez SE/SIS which is a very cool and I think, from other posts, a 1 year made bike. so yeah, its a bit rare. its not maybe a grail bike, but its grail adjacent. Id rock it.
06-11-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By jetboy

mostly look at the size. how tall are you and...

mostly look at the size. how tall are you and what size are the bikes? just to get a rough picture to make sure its worth trying them out. And if the allez is a 60cm and its not your size, let me...
06-11-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By jetboy

get it. It may be SE/SIS with shimano 600 index...

get it. It may be SE/SIS with shimano 600 index shifting. if it fits its no contest. though you may have to learn to commute really really fast.
06-11-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By jetboy

Whichever one makes you think " dang that's a...

Whichever one makes you think " dang that's a nice ride" after you get off and look back at it.

The Allez SE is a cool bike - is it blue with Merz on the side? if so, get that! or if its red, also...
06-10-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,439
Posted By jetboy

I like when form follows function in a very...

I like when form follows function in a very direct line: so for me, dura ace 7400 is my favorite if you are talking full groupset. mixing and matching is a different story. I often mix and match...
06-07-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,801
Posted By jetboy

this is why I don't ride a modern bike... i get...

this is why I don't ride a modern bike... i get tired of being passed by old dudes on steel. or in some cases, a grandma. dang she is fast - and takes the hills like a goat.
06-02-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6,480
Views: 1,503,652
Posted By jetboy

Out today and found a "no stopping" sign. ...

Out today and found a "no stopping" sign.
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/stumpypic_81515d03e9def1ba41da5bf29aa082712ed3e225.jpg
05-30-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 51,160
Views: 6,636,700
Posted By jetboy

I love it when this thread results in a +1 nice...

I love it when this thread results in a +1 nice score.
05-29-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 51,160
Views: 6,636,700
Posted By jetboy

nice eye- yeah that may help account for the...

nice eye- yeah that may help account for the price! I am full up on bikes and its slightly too small - but hopefully someone here can snag it.
05-29-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 51,160
Views: 6,636,700
Posted By jetboy

run dont walk! ...

run dont walk!
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/scz/bik/d/santa-cruz-centurion-cinelli-equipe/6900352477.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00909_4r529UwF4on_600x450.jpg
05-29-19, 12:22 AM
Replies: 51,160
Views: 6,636,700
Posted By jetboy

crap id buy that in a second if it was a few cm...

crap id buy that in a second if it was a few cm larger. very cool
05-27-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,222
Posted By jetboy

We ended up calling it “USF STAGES”. And yeah...

We ended up calling it “USF STAGES”. And yeah its been a handful and still is.
05-27-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,222
Posted By jetboy

sorry this year we just did not get it together...

sorry this year we just did not get it together for the greenway emeryville swap. blah. maybe i can swing something in the summer but april ended up being a killer month.
05-22-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,615
Posted By jetboy

As a person who builds props/sets for shows...

As a person who builds props/sets for shows (theater.. not movies) i'd say if you are looking to much at the prop, then the movie is not doing its job. There will be heck to pay in the vintage bike...
05-22-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By jetboy

I like this bike, I like it a lot I'd ride this...

I like this bike, I like it a lot
I'd ride this bike, If I could
Without a thought.
05-13-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 784
Posted By jetboy

i met a dude in SF who was rocking a 60+...

i met a dude in SF who was rocking a 60+ chainring. He had some theories around it and the fallacy of high cadences, and I guess he had the legs for it, since he used it in these parts! He stated his...
05-11-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By jetboy

as a certified idiot I really like bonded frames....

as a certified idiot I really like bonded frames. For the most part it has worked out fine, but have been bitten once - everything looked fine until it was built up and I put serious pressure on the...
05-10-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 536
Posted By jetboy

Its an iconic enough cover to be called art :) ...

Its an iconic enough cover to be called art :)

and makes you probably the same age area I am as we were very impressed at that time.
05-09-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 536
Posted By jetboy

heh. my username turns 27 but that is really just...

heh. my username turns 27 but that is really just how long I have had an internet presence as jetboy - nothing to do a with a bike. after 27 years I am no longer a boy, nor much of a jet.
05-06-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,576
Posted By jetboy

are you riding more in the evening or morning? ...

are you riding more in the evening or morning? you do shrink during the day... so 56 in the morning, 54 in the evening time!
05-04-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,028
Posted By jetboy

looks like its too small for the seller...

looks like its too small for the seller considering the bike in the back.
05-03-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,028
Posted By jetboy

we are flush with bikes in the bay area, so they...

we are flush with bikes in the bay area, so they are still around. I like them but am full up at the moment- curbtender alerted me to a my chrome mongoose for $50. and my 83 stumpjumper sport in near...
05-02-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 891
Posted By jetboy

well its a Carlton now! looks great in the...

well its a Carlton now! looks great in the livery.
05-02-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,098
Posted By jetboy

i just gave money to a indiegogo for an e-bike. ...

i just gave money to a indiegogo for an e-bike. I thought I would not get an e-bike but then i realized it was the exact category that I would actually use: its a super compact and light(ish)...
04-30-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 24,241
Posted By jetboy

Yes, defy the hate! Shorty fenders rule~~

Yes, defy the hate! Shorty fenders rule~~
04-30-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 24,241
Posted By jetboy

yeah that is the nicest $44 bike I think I have...

yeah that is the nicest $44 bike I think I have ever seen.
04-29-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 785
Posted By jetboy

another thread identified Fuji as the first of...

another thread identified Fuji as the first of the Japanese bikes to have the quality to directly challenge the European brands - at least in the USA. The Finest is.. ..perhaps the finest example.
04-25-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 732
Posted By jetboy

i think its a good idea. do it. then...

i think its a good idea. do it.

then report back here!
04-18-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,397
Posted By jetboy

cool ed. if you happen to be in san francisco i...

cool ed. if you happen to be in san francisco i have a large pile of front wheels that are free to anyone who needs one.
04-17-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 51,160
Views: 6,636,700
Posted By jetboy

ok, this is not everyone's cup of tea: but it...

ok, this is not everyone's cup of tea: but it does scream a certain style and era:
\https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/d/alameda-vintage-trek-11-carbon-mtb-spin/6859933417.html...
04-17-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By jetboy

nice. reminds me of the day - long ago now...

nice. reminds me of the day - long ago now before I had responsibilities- where the day was just so beautiful, and the sakura (cherry blossoms) were in bloom. and I was inside doing office work.
...
04-17-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 572
Posted By jetboy

it looks perfectly fine to me. and $100 forget...

it looks perfectly fine to me. and $100 forget about it and buy it.
04-11-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,498
Posted By jetboy

^cool^

^cool^
04-11-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,498
Posted By jetboy

yeah the trailer looks excellent- they should...

yeah the trailer looks excellent- they should just sell that alone-
04-08-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,101
Posted By jetboy

quick release can only get so tight: get some...

quick release can only get so tight: get some https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/31pC1N3UWnL._SL500_AC_SS350_.jpg
and then you can get it nice and snug.
03-30-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,232
Posted By jetboy

nice! numbering even works with the 7000. at...

nice! numbering even works with the 7000. at some point these started coming optional with 7 speed rsx brifters right? they are right in the turn of things
03-20-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By jetboy

is not the thread start date on the upper left...

is not the thread start date on the upper left above the OP. This thread was started 07-17-05, 11:03 AM as far as my screen is concerned.
03-19-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,569
Posted By jetboy

I am getting a bike powder-coated now: see how...

I am getting a bike powder-coated now: see how it goes. wet paint was simply price prohibitive for what the bike needed- and frankly, even though it is a rare bike, the finish on it is not good. ...
03-18-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 576
Posted By jetboy

wait, i looked closer and you did put little...

wait, i looked closer and you did put little holes in your wall. :) but looks like that wall has seen enough to handle it.
03-18-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 576
Posted By jetboy

yeah lucky you did not put a hole in your wall. ...

yeah lucky you did not put a hole in your wall. might want to put a 2x4 between next time! but I guess if it did not...
well done! I saw someone else had a method with a car jack. yours is a...
03-16-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,006
Posted By jetboy

That was my 71 2002 BMW engine that burned up! ...

That was my 71 2002 BMW engine that burned up! And I will never forget or forgive! PO had installed an electric fan and it failed on a hot summer day in traffic over the bay bridge! ghahhh!!
...
03-16-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,818
Posted By jetboy

you could also tap and just put a screw in. easy...

you could also tap and just put a screw in. easy peasy- the epoxy would act like lock tight and hold it all together even if the threading is only 2 turns in the thin wall. like above, its really...
03-15-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,191
Posted By jetboy

very big prologue fan. make mine the grey/black...

very big prologue fan. make mine the grey/black fade.
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