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04-06-16, 10:29 PM
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Posted By bane

Joaquin Miller is totally do-able on that bike...

Joaquin Miller is totally do-able on that bike too. Just stick to Sunset trail and Sequoia Bayview trail your first time out. This website is a great resource for riding in the bay area Bay Area...
04-05-16, 09:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,202
Posted By bane

Love hollowtech II. No complaints with the square...

Love hollowtech II. No complaints with the square taper BB's except for the cheap one on a cheap mountain bike that wouldn't hold onto the crank arm for more than a month without it wiggling loose. I...
04-05-16, 08:51 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 285,684
Posted By bane

You are going to like that set up. I have Ultegra...

You are going to like that set up. I have Ultegra 10-speed on my '87 912 and it is my favorite bike of the limited number I've ridden.
02-22-16, 05:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,109
Posted By bane

His signature is on the top of one of the chain...

His signature is on the top of one of the chain stays. He was very nice and helpful when I emailed him about a decade ago asking for information on Wizard cycles....
01-25-16, 09:06 PM
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Views: 2,714,347
Posted By bane

Big tires! I like it.

Big tires! I like it.
10-19-15, 01:12 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,095
Posted By bane

That internal cable routing is beautiful.

That internal cable routing is beautiful.
10-11-15, 07:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,967
Posted By bane

I'm glad you're keeping the brown. When done well...

I'm glad you're keeping the brown. When done well it can look great.
10-08-15, 03:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,254
Posted By bane

That's a tough one. Honestly, I think your best...

That's a tough one. Honestly, I think your best bet is to take it into a bike shop where they can measure the fork and determine the length and diameter of the steerer tube. Get those numbers and you...
10-08-15, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8,133
Views: 2,549,192
Posted By bane

This is a long shot, but do any of you have...

This is a long shot, but do any of you have access to old Bianchi catalogs? In particular I'm looking for the mountain bike sections to add to https://repartodirt.wordpress.com/

Any scans, or...
10-07-15, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8,133
Views: 2,549,192
Posted By bane

That black Ritchey, daaaaammmmnnn... ...

That black Ritchey, daaaaammmmnnn...



That sucks, any chance you can get some help from where you bought it? Maybe Rock Shox can send you a replacement knob? What fork is it? Love the IBOC by...
10-07-15, 07:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,254
Posted By bane

What is your bike model, make, year, and size?...

What is your bike model, make, year, and size? From that we might be able to figure out how long the head tube is and whether a larger size frame would work with your current fork. A few good photos...
09-20-15, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8,133
Views: 2,549,192
Posted By bane

I like that Marin, what cranks are those?...

I like that Marin, what cranks are those? Actually, can't make out the parts except the LX rear derailleur, what do you have going on there. Looks like a nicely equipped bike. No idea where the...
09-14-15, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,209
Posted By bane

I'll take an MS in blue please and thank you.

I'll take an MS in blue please and thank you.
09-14-15, 09:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,195
Posted By bane

Jesus, I want to ride where you ride.

Jesus, I want to ride where you ride.
09-14-15, 08:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,476
Posted By bane

Mas por favor.

Mas por favor.
09-05-15, 11:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,150
Posted By bane

I went through this a couple years ago and ended...

I went through this a couple years ago and ended up with an early 2000's xc frame that I built up on the cheap. Bianchi's don't come up very often, but the Grizzly and team bikes (Martini and Motorex...
08-31-15, 09:37 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 129,887
Posted By bane

My Wizard definitely belongs in here. ...

My Wizard definitely belongs in here.

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2949/15304798799_4c12d113a3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pjr6tn)1975 Wizard (https://flic.kr/p/pjr6tn) by Peter Sims...
04-13-15, 10:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,653
Posted By bane

That Trek 950 is the business.

That Trek 950 is the business.
04-13-15, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,888
Posted By bane

Gorgeous condition. Love the color. Now go get it...

Gorgeous condition. Love the color. Now go get it dirty!
02-28-15, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By bane

I would go flat bar, single speed,...

I would go flat bar, single speed, biggest/chunkiest tires that will fit. Shred trail.

That bike looks really tight and fun.
02-26-15, 08:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,676
Posted By bane

You mean throw a Miyata into the mix. Miyata's...

You mean throw a Miyata into the mix. Miyata's own triple butted, splined tubing would be an interesting comparison to Ishiwata or Tange.

They're all gorgeous bikes, I've always had a thing for...
02-22-15, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,714,347
Posted By bane

And which Origin8 bars are those? Like them?

And which Origin8 bars are those? Like them?
02-14-15, 01:15 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,832
Posted By bane

I think that's the best looking Klein I've seen,...

I think that's the best looking Klein I've seen, and I actually like the neon era. Love green bikes. The only thing I would change would be tan wall tires.

And @Bianchigirll...
02-14-15, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,255
Posted By bane

Doesn't look like my new king cage. Also the king...

Doesn't look like my new king cage. Also the king cage I have was stamped "KING CAGE" on the top mount and "USA SS" on the bottom mount. Also has smooth radius bends instead of the angular bends...
02-14-15, 12:14 AM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,714,347
Posted By bane

This is your official request for more photos....

This is your official request for more photos. That is sweet.

The stronglight looks way nicer than the current four arm shimano cranks.
02-09-15, 08:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,704
Posted By bane

Sweeeeeeeeeet. Now get it dirty.

Sweeeeeeeeeet. Now get it dirty.
02-05-15, 08:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,066
Posted By bane

I'm a sucker for chrome bikes. Love it.

I'm a sucker for chrome bikes. Love it.
01-29-15, 11:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 804
Posted By bane

If only it had 50/34 rings.

If only it had 50/34 rings.
12-26-14, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By bane

They still show up on the Sun-Ringle website MTB...

They still show up on the Sun-Ringle website MTB | SUNringlé (http://sun-ringle.com/mtb/#rims) so I doubt they've been discontinued.

You may be seeing the cost increase due to cost of...
12-11-14, 12:31 AM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,714,347
Posted By bane

I've always had a thing for Gazelle's, probably...

I've always had a thing for Gazelle's, probably because they often show up in large sizes. That one is sweet.

Also, hard not to love a red and white centurion.
12-11-14, 12:28 AM
Replies: 8,133
Views: 2,549,192
Posted By bane

Wowza, that is sweet.

Wowza, that is sweet.
12-01-14, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8,133
Views: 2,549,192
Posted By bane

The Paramount and Fat are both awesome. Really...

The Paramount and Fat are both awesome. Really cool bikes.
11-23-14, 01:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,433
Posted By bane

Hard not to like the Fat Chance name ...

Hard not to like the Fat Chance name

http://www.titaniumarts.com/images/PAINTED/ronbike/ronbike085.jpg
11-23-14, 01:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,562
Posted By bane

Seatpost size for the 1987 912 is 26.8mm per the...

Seatpost size for the 1987 912 is 26.8mm per the catalog and matches my frame. http://www.miyatacatalogs.com/2007/12/mitaya-catalog-1987.html

Speaking of seatposts, that shimano 600 seatpost is...
11-20-14, 11:31 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 119,728
Posted By bane

I've only read about it happening to the boron...

I've only read about it happening to the boron frames. I have a boron tubed mountain bike and the tubes are very thin. Had to have some repairs made because it was dinged and tweaked in the rear...
11-19-14, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,443
Posted By bane

Clunkers are cool Alan Bonds CLUNKERS...

Clunkers are cool Alan Bonds CLUNKERS (http://clunkers.net/)

Good luck with the project.
11-14-14, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,562
Posted By bane

Hey I've got one too! Great bikes. ...

Hey I've got one too! Great bikes.

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3943/15305011430_7e5a823a27_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pjsbFq)1987 Miyata 912 (https://flic.kr/p/pjsbFq) by PeterDSims...
11-09-14, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,875
Posted By bane

Cool project, good luck with it. I'm sure your...

Cool project, good luck with it. I'm sure your grandson will love it, especially working on it with you.

I believe Marin made bikes in all ranges and I don't think the 200GS stuff was very high...
11-09-14, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8,133
Views: 2,549,192
Posted By bane

Thanks! It is decidedly not vintage now with the...

Thanks! It is decidedly not vintage now with the updated front suspension, but I couldn't find any information on it until Bianchigirll helped me out with a catalog scan so I guess it's ok to post it...
11-08-14, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8,133
Views: 2,549,192
Posted By bane

All time coolest fork ever made. Speaking...

All time coolest fork ever made.

Speaking of, got a new squishy fork and thanks to sloar for the saddle.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7512/15557533019_89eb722af6_b.jpg...
11-06-14, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,206
Posted By bane

Bless that man and his tinkering.

Bless that man and his tinkering.
10-09-14, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8,133
Views: 2,549,192
Posted By bane

double post

double post
10-09-14, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8,133
Views: 2,549,192
Posted By bane

Not very vintage, but it is steel and has a rigid...

Not very vintage, but it is steel and has a rigid fork (for now). 2002 Bianchi Tycoon XL Boron. A photo of the bike and a catalog page for the curious. It rides like a dream on trails. Weighs in...
09-15-14, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,447
Posted By bane

Nice find!

Nice find!
09-12-14, 09:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,409
Posted By bane

That sucks. RIP to a pretty cool bike.

That sucks. RIP to a pretty cool bike.
08-18-14, 09:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,657
Posted By bane

Hey don't forget the nice japanese stuff. San...

Hey don't forget the nice japanese stuff. San Rensho, Zunow, Miyata, Bridgestone just to name a few. Tons of great bikes out there.
08-04-14, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8,133
Views: 2,549,192
Posted By bane

I really like the looks of the '90s Univega...

I really like the looks of the '90s Univega Alpinas. That looks like a great riding bike.
07-29-14, 10:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,776
Posted By bane

Miyatas. Custom builders that I haven't...

Miyatas.

Custom builders that I haven't heard of before. I like to see what they did to make a frame stand out as coming from their torch.

Any old frame with STI/Ergo shifting. Makes me feel...
07-18-14, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By bane

Repechage ftw

Repechage ftw
07-16-14, 09:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,117
Posted By bane

Don't keep in touch with Aaron, unfortunately.

Don't keep in touch with Aaron, unfortunately.
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