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08-10-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,115
Posted By Mr. 66

The 853 sure makes a nice road touring bike, that...

The 853 sure makes a nice road touring bike, that Rocky Mountain Sherpa 30 is just outstanding. I guess all would say the Sherpa is made of the oversize tubing. I thought of it as springy, and quick...
Replies: 14
Views: 247
Posted By Mr. 66

Oh thanks! I haven't had a chance for to do the...

Oh thanks! I haven't had a chance for to do the build up yet I can't give a ride review. For tires though, that thing can take some big treads. I know 35mm will fit, I'm certain 38's will. It has...
08-09-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 244
Posted By Mr. 66

Oh that's a beauty! I had an '83 Competition that...

Oh that's a beauty! I had an '83 Competition that was similar. The biggest difference is yours has toptube tunnel guides, whereas my bike had space helmet cable stops.
08-09-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,447
Posted By Mr. 66

Well this may be a bit of a cheat. :) I...

Well this may be a bit of a cheat. :)

I posted this on the Craigslist post, and I bought it also. The big Raleigh Professional ...
08-09-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,115
Posted By Mr. 66

I like the tubing, I have it in the Rocky...

I like the tubing, I have it in the Rocky Mountain Sherpa. I think the 853 has a higher ping than most tubing, if you want a tuning fork comparison. I had a Lemond with it as well, rode great but the...
08-07-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 475
Posted By Mr. 66

Carabela Professional...

Carabela Professional https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_9070_87deea57c701cbab5f184527180120d789229ced.jpgGitane TdF...
08-07-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,891
Posted By Mr. 66

Lugs! ...

Lugs!
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Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Mr. 66

It's going to be low, if you are wanting to sell...

It's going to be low, if you are wanting to sell it could sit for a while. It could be a good candidate for a second hand store donation.

Good bones for using, Reynolds tubing, can handle bigger...
08-06-22, 05:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 598
Posted By Mr. 66

I have this one that similar in set up to yours....

I have this one that similar in set up to yours. With this bike I feel confined, the saddle to bar level is too much. This puts more pressure on my hands than I want. If I'm only riding twenty ...
08-05-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 598
Posted By Mr. 66

Gosh, I think if that is your post position for a...

Gosh, I think if that is your post position for a 58cm, try out a size 61cm frame. :)
08-02-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,059
Posted By Mr. 66

Hey I found one! It's my old Novara, The Best Top...

Hey I found one! It's my old Novara, The Best Top Fillet Vintage Mountain Bike. The most stunning MTB ever made, makes all bikes pale in it's wake of fillet braze. ...
08-02-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,059
Posted By Mr. 66

Great shet, I do have some pictures of what the...

Great shet, I do have some pictures of what the Road Warrior. After this is a good thread for his Schwinn Enduro girl to boy bike conversations, or the Schwinn stationary bike that he converted to...
08-02-22, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 493
Posted By Mr. 66

I would not consider the Raleigh Super Course...

I would not consider the Raleigh Super Course amateur race, to me that's a club bike at most. I would consider the Competition model as Raleigh's amateur level racer.
07-31-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5,232
Views: 599,500
Posted By Mr. 66

Andy_K, a bike stand in the living room... ...

Andy_K, a bike stand in the living room...

You are the man!
07-30-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 70,508
Views: 11,539,086
Posted By Mr. 66

At Recycled Cycles...

At Recycled Cycles https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_9322_e1087ed959a382502f770947bcb85efe61df51e9.jpgSorry about that, a shifter so cool I had to steady myself....
07-30-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,891
Posted By Mr. 66

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_9416_1f6e0380a8389682f5b792588db90e5207a10753.jpg
Carabela
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07-28-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 809
Posted By Mr. 66

Let's see a picture of the rim, and tire. I would...

Let's see a picture of the rim, and tire. I would be a little surprised if the rims are hookless.
07-23-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14,797
Views: 3,601,217
Posted By Mr. 66

Can't save them all ...

Can't save them all
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07-22-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5,232
Views: 599,500
Posted By Mr. 66

The purge, time to push the heap down the road....

The purge, time to push the heap down the road. This was about half of the clunk....
07-22-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,490
Posted By Mr. 66

I think you are best doing the Hobart-Issaquah to...

I think you are best doing the Hobart-Issaquah to I-90, adding perhaps 20 minutes
07-18-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5,232
Views: 599,500
Posted By Mr. 66

A number of years ago, 20 to be precise, I built...

A number of years ago, 20 to be precise, I built double casement corner windows for the house 'o 66. 20 years of south and western exposure had taken its...
07-18-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 992
Posted By Mr. 66

Try a different source.

Try a different source.
07-15-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,026,865
Posted By Mr. 66

Classic bike... maybe overpriced? Lol ...

Classic bike... maybe overpriced? Lol

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-classic-bike/7504252920.html#

...
07-12-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5,232
Views: 599,500
Posted By Mr. 66

Not much wrench for me lately, but I did sand and...

Not much wrench for me lately, but I did sand and polish a Nitto stem for a second test set up of the Mercian. I'll probably get to the ride later today....
07-12-22, 06:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 309
Posted By Mr. 66

The 560 was a 105 grouping. I think I had an '87...

The 560 was a 105 grouping. I think I had an '87 that had them.
07-10-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 124,661
Posted By Mr. 66

The 1980 Gran Premio rides so good. This one I...

The 1980 Gran Premio rides so good. This one I decided to moderately updated with Cyclone 7000 long cage and triple front derailleur now gives me the gearing range for steep grade. Slightly upgraded...
07-09-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By Mr. 66

I wouldn't bother, get a different set, not worth...

I wouldn't bother, get a different set, not worth the time effort and money, unless you have access to the machines and taps.
07-08-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,164
Posted By Mr. 66

Yes that was the hukka smoking catepilar...

Yes that was the hukka smoking catepilar...
07-04-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,582
Posted By Mr. 66

That is going to ride so good!!! I have the 1980...

That is going to ride so good!!! I have the 1980 I think. Same size and saddle position even.
07-03-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By Mr. 66

I think your rear derailleur needs to flushed out...

I think your rear derailleur needs to flushed out and cleaned, if that won't do the trick it is probably time to move forward and replace.
Replies: 19
Views: 405
Posted By Mr. 66

Congratulations on your new purchase, or welcome...

Congratulations on your new purchase, or welcome to the cult... :)
06-29-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 919
Posted By Mr. 66

If you want a cinnamon roll, one needs to go to...

If you want a cinnamon roll, one needs to go to the Maltby Cafe.
06-27-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,851
Posted By Mr. 66

The OP definitely does not want to know my buy...

The OP definitely does not want to know my buy level for that bike. :)
06-27-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 697
Posted By Mr. 66

Im thinking your new bike is closer to 1986 than...

Im thinking your new bike is closer to 1986 than '80 with the fade paint and the Suntour indexing.
06-25-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5,232
Views: 599,500
Posted By Mr. 66

A Trek 1400 rolled in and flew out almost as...

A Trek 1400 rolled in and flew out almost as fast.

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06-20-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 618
Posted By Mr. 66

Lol, brainless zombies, dang I just blew coffee...

Lol, brainless zombies, dang I just blew coffee over my screen from laughing.

Dude the bars are toast, already those are not a very stable riding position, and with faulty equipment... Well, it's...
06-19-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By Mr. 66

I got a little crafty the other...

I got a little crafty the other day.https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_8840_21f7ea9659fcbd9177fe8661d81e711e2d91e691.jpg...
06-17-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5,232
Views: 599,500
Posted By Mr. 66

Oh my god I'm beat, I've been a bathroom...

Oh my god I'm beat, I've been a bathroom replacement the last couple of
weeks.
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_9256_46bb6427d8f4e92108586e97a66fff4832826460.jpg...
06-12-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 545
Posted By Mr. 66

Try some PB Blaster on it, let it soak in a day...

Try some PB Blaster on it, let it soak in a day or two and try again.
06-12-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,270
Posted By Mr. 66

I do have a 1999 Rodriguez Arrow that fits under...

I do have a 1999 Rodriguez Arrow that fits under this theme. This was 3x8, rebuilt up with 3x9 Campy. I apologize for the horriblily staged photo....
06-11-22, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By Mr. 66

This may sound silly but, have you tried plain...

This may sound silly but, have you tried plain water?
06-07-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 433
Posted By Mr. 66

I wish that was my bike in 8th grade :)

I wish that was my bike in 8th grade :)
06-07-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 719
Posted By Mr. 66

Nice Trek, made in the USA. Those have a little...

Nice Trek, made in the USA. Those have a little cult to them, the Volkswagen Jetta bike came as a package with the car. A Jetta geek would like that bike on top of the car for show, just like the...
06-05-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 800
Posted By Mr. 66

I'm guessing that you will go through Salt Lake...

I'm guessing that you will go through Salt Lake City, and Boise toward Columbia River Gorge.

If you have time you could go north from Boise drive through the Seven Sisters and Snake River/Hells...
06-02-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,353
Posted By Mr. 66

This where I came from, Cottonwood...

This where I came from, Cottonwood rd.https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_9243_a623774e488591d10036d3d14990b19a7693018d.jpgFoster rd leading into Oregon ...
06-01-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,098
Posted By Mr. 66

It does seam like a bunch of Paramount sightings...

It does seam like a bunch of Paramount sightings as of late. Let's look forward to yours.
05-31-22, 10:29 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,353
Posted By Mr. 66

Starts with a...

Starts with a rainbow.https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_9224_472090fcc7d0441eb8848b8aeb1acf0c5e112dbe.jpgThe Corn Maze grounds...
05-31-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,353
Posted By Mr. 66

5.2 miles on the Paramount to the county court...

5.2 miles on the Paramount to the county court house to pick up truck tabs. I'm at 35 miles for the Schwinn....
05-30-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,353
Posted By Mr. 66

30 miles on the Schwinn ...

30 miles on the Schwinn
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_9211_90c68bdc22a434ff9d668ec383855350cde24876.jpgAt the fort...
05-30-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,353
Posted By Mr. 66

Oh freaking heck! It's supposed to be Memorial...

Oh freaking heck! It's supposed to be Memorial Day, it's 53' and full cloud cover. I replaced the 14-32 freewheel with a 14-28, the sickle of the rd was interfering with gear #2 28 tooth of the...
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