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08-04-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By romperrr

very very cool

very very cool
04-28-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By romperrr

Goodness, very tempting. I don't have a 135...

Goodness, very tempting. I don't have a 135 spaced bike I'm afraid.
04-28-22, 12:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,329
Posted By romperrr

SDHawk nice score. If you ever think about...

SDHawk nice score. If you ever think about selling it, please consider reaching out to me. I have a '91 team track, and '87 team road and this '88 team mtb would complete my collection of miyata...
03-31-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,346
Posted By romperrr

Great score! What should you do with it you ask?...

Great score! What should you do with it you ask? Clean it, grease it, inflate it, and ride it until the wheels fall off. I love my pink 770.
02-28-22, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,765,999
Posted By romperrr

Didn't know Stronglight was still in business,...

Didn't know Stronglight was still in business, lovely crank attached to a lovely bicycle!
02-24-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,510
Posted By romperrr

I am drooling over my keyboard with these...

I am drooling over my keyboard with these pictures, bellissima!
02-21-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By romperrr

I love me some stories on frame builders,...

I love me some stories on frame builders, especially if it's grouped my location. I'll peruse later. Thanks for sharing!
02-17-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,349
Posted By romperrr

While I wasn't able to attend, I'd still like to...

While I wasn't able to attend, I'd still like to extend my condolences to you and your family.
02-03-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,440
Posted By romperrr

Thanks for the feedback. I meant specc'ed like...

Thanks for the feedback. I meant specc'ed like what parts were OEM on the bike. Looking at the catalog, it appears they were sold as framesets. Good to know.
02-02-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 48,782
Posted By romperrr

Gorgeous bike, I've always admired the Somec...

Gorgeous bike, I've always admired the Somec mark. That Mavic group looks sharp on it too.
01-30-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,895
Posted By romperrr

Just buy marius.suiram...

Just buy marius.suiram (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/marius-suiram-373263.html)'s 25" Fuji and be done with it. It's everything you need and more, it's priced right, and you're buying from a...
01-28-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 70,508
Views: 11,539,086
Posted By romperrr

Ends in <1hr! - Vintage Masi Bike Frame, Fork & Bars

https://www.ebay.com/itm/203800325731?hash=item2f73722e63:g:NYgAAOSws3ph6yRr

rough shape, but a screaming deal. I'm not masi expert, but if i didn't just buy my grail bike, I'd at least bid.
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01-25-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,349
Posted By romperrr

awww shucks, I would be there but... that's the...

awww shucks, I would be there but... that's the same weekend of Bike the Blizzard. It's Back Alley Bikes', our local coop's, annual fundraiser. They've struggled with COVID so I'll be there to...
01-14-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,025
Posted By romperrr

really beautiful machine you have there and...

really beautiful machine you have there and amazing you tandem toured in Europe. I recently bought a road tandem (90's Santana) and enjoyed the ride more than expected, especially when the stoker and...
11-16-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 70,508
Views: 11,539,086
Posted By romperrr

Vintage Lightweight Bluemels Fenders - $25

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1084990368978053/
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11-10-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,741
Posted By romperrr

Nice score! Looking forward to seeing it cleaned...

Nice score! Looking forward to seeing it cleaned up, always fascinated by Continental touring bikes. The shifters might not be original spec but they are period correct (i believe...) so the OP may...
11-10-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,112
Posted By romperrr

Very pretty and very much out of my size range ...

Very pretty and very much out of my size range

GLWS and welcome to the Touring Trek Team (TTT)

:welcome
11-04-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 720
Posted By romperrr

Try it and let us know. This thread will...

Try it and let us know.

This thread will serve as your legacy for wayward bike tinkerers who have yet to be born yet
10-29-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,389
Posted By romperrr

Love what you did with the wrench on the rear...

Love what you did with the wrench on the rear wheel. I may borrow that idea for me fixed builds.
09-21-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,286
Posted By romperrr

Okay, I'll join, yea the Early Brifter forum...

Okay, I'll join, yea the Early Brifter forum sucks. I don't understand why the mods felt it was necessary to create a separate forum for something that's mostly C&V. It did take me a while a...
09-01-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 70,508
Views: 11,539,086
Posted By romperrr

I've had luck with having the seller drop off the...

I've had luck with having the seller drop off the bike at a bike shop for packing and shipping. Not the cheapest way, but a way. I'm far far away from this bike otherwise I'd have offered to...
08-18-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,783
Posted By romperrr

Rally for panache Cyclone for practicality...

Rally for panache

Cyclone for practicality AND looks, (plus the split cage is a nice feature to have while touring.)

XT if you're someone who eats pizza with a knife and fork

The choice is...
08-03-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,132
Posted By romperrr

I love that you've been united with your old...

I love that you've been united with your old bike. makes me happy, doubly so as you're taking care to build it up. Ride on!
08-03-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By romperrr

Good luck with the build. I'm confident you'll be...

Good luck with the build. I'm confident you'll be able to give it the love it needs, looks like a fine foundation.
06-28-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,101
Posted By romperrr

with that vintage and paint, I imagine they'd...

with that vintage and paint, I imagine they'd have no trouble getting their asking price. GLWS to your friend.
06-28-21, 01:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,480
Posted By romperrr

Wow, thankfully the TT is too long for me too,...

Wow, thankfully the TT is too long for me too, great deal on an interesting frame.
06-18-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,135
Posted By romperrr

Great build. Nice mixtes are hard to come by and...

Great build. Nice mixtes are hard to come by and this one is beautiful
06-17-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,080
Posted By romperrr

Cynikal has as 56cm Cresta for sale in the sale...

Cynikal has as 56cm Cresta for sale in the sale thread. Looks sharp and has midfork braze ons
06-10-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,265
Posted By romperrr

I'm not sure if this was already mentioned as I...

I'm not sure if this was already mentioned as I haven't combed through the 4 pages of discussion thus far, but I'll plug mid 80's Trek sport touring frames with 531 (main triangles at least) like the...
06-07-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By romperrr

Great build from a great seller. You're...

Great build from a great seller. You're encouraging me to finish up my Holdsworth build.

Enjoy it!
06-01-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,693
Posted By romperrr

These frames can be converted to 650b and with...

These frames can be converted to 650b and with fender eyelets, what's not to love?
05-17-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By romperrr

My first impression was a Colt as well based on...

My first impression was a Colt as well based on the nose.
05-04-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 980
Posted By romperrr

One size too big for me, drats. I've been pinning...

One size too big for me, drats. I've been pinning for a Pro/Team for some time now. GLWS
05-03-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 456,292
Posted By romperrr

Given the Brooks, bar end shifters, integrated...

Given the Brooks, bar end shifters, integrated hanger, 531 tubes; I'd say $300 is a fair price, maybe slightly more if someone really wants it. Also try the appraisals section.
04-30-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By romperrr

As a fixie rider, I can't believe he didn't have...

As a fixie rider, I can't believe he didn't have foot retention or brakes... Glad you seem to be okay.
03-30-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By romperrr

WTB - CLB Professional Calipers

Hello! Looking to upgrade the brakes on my beloved Trek 613 do-everything-bike. Looking for these calipers in a non-recessed version as I haven't drilled out the brake mounts on my bike nor do I...
03-23-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,637
Posted By romperrr

very regal with the gold brakes! Looks like it'll...

very regal with the gold brakes! Looks like it'll clean up nicely.
02-17-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 70,508
Views: 11,539,086
Posted By romperrr

I just bought Serotta track bike, thanks...

I just bought Serotta track bike, thanks @machinist42 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/machinist42-452523.html), for posting it!
02-12-21, 01:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,533
Posted By romperrr

What made you want to keep the new over the old...

What made you want to keep the new over the old Colnago?
02-11-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,533
Posted By romperrr

You're an artist and damn fine bike mechanic. The...

You're an artist and damn fine bike mechanic. The smile on the purchaser's face says it all. Beautiful work!
02-11-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 48,780
Posted By romperrr

Wow, all these beautiful bikes are giving me some...

Wow, all these beautiful bikes are giving me some ideas... thanks for posting everyone
12-21-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,916
Posted By romperrr

As others before me suggested, yours is likely of...

As others before me suggested, yours is likely of British origin. The seatstay ends, lugs, and decal styling all suggest as much. The 27" wheels and top tube cable stops also suggest 70's FWIW.
...
07-22-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 35,644
Posted By romperrr

Hello! The box is on it's way, tracking say it'll...

Hello! The box is on it's way, tracking say it'll arrive 7/25.
05-19-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 35,644
Posted By romperrr

Hail Master O' Crap! We are willing subjects in...

Hail Master O' Crap! We are willing subjects in your Kingdom of Krap. Thank your for your esteemed guidance.
05-13-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,765,999
Posted By romperrr

Scroll up a little bit and you'll see it's...

Scroll up a little bit and you'll see it's flattened by design. Made me scratch my head at first too.
04-28-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 70,508
Views: 11,539,086
Posted By romperrr

Schwinn Voyageur 11.8 Touring Bicycle - $150

Hoods are in rough shape, everything else looks in at least decent shape to my eyes. Listed as 23 inch, which looks right to me.
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04-17-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,614
Posted By romperrr

Sounds like a great way to spend this time PB,...

Sounds like a great way to spend this time PB, nice work on the saddle bag.



Nice catch, now I can't unsee that
04-06-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,152
Posted By romperrr

Thanks for sharing the good news, this makes me...

Thanks for sharing the good news, this makes me so happy
03-22-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 17,423
Posted By romperrr

Something bike-packing-esqe in Titanium, all the...

Something bike-packing-esqe in Titanium, all the bells and whistles
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