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03-19-21, 03:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,080
Posted By cs1

Not after he finds out how much the Waterford...

Not after he finds out how much the Waterford paint job is. I would just put it in a museum.
03-19-21, 03:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,624
Posted By cs1

The black kickstand really looks great.

The black kickstand really looks great.
03-19-21, 01:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 28,037
Posted By cs1

Agreed 100%

Agreed 100%
01-18-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,749
Posted By cs1

It might have been posted but search out Eddy...

It might have been posted but search out Eddy Merckx shifting on some of his Campy equipped bikes. He was lightning fast and while you probably will not be able to duplicate him you can none the less...
01-18-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,091
Posted By cs1

The tan walls on the Jamis are to die for. That...

The tan walls on the Jamis are to die for. That is one of the nicest looking bike Iíve seen in years.
Forum: Touring
01-18-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,490
Posted By cs1

Yes correct drop bars.

Yes correct drop bars.
Forum: Touring
01-07-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,490
Posted By cs1

I have and it's all used. Which is why I'm asking...

I have and it's all used. Which is why I'm asking the experts.
Forum: Touring
01-07-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,490
Posted By cs1

I know there are cranks available but long cage...

I know there are cranks available but long cage rear derailleurs and shifters for a triple are gone. Shimano makes Tiagra, SRAM and Campagnolo have abandoned it. Plus Shimano front derailleurs seem...
01-07-21, 05:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 909
Posted By cs1

I really like those bike. Iíd say get one now...

I really like those bike. Iíd say get one now before they go the way of the Trek Sawyer.
01-07-21, 05:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,427
Posted By cs1

There are posts that are relevant and those that...

There are posts that are relevant and those that are not. This might belong to the later.
Forum: Touring
01-07-21, 05:04 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,490
Posted By cs1

Group Advice

Now that the triple seems all but dead in the mid to high range groups what is everyone using? Personally I used Campy 10 sp triples. The prices have climbed to absurd levels. I have no brand...
12-05-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,666
Posted By cs1

I hate to see any business fold. It is surprising...

I hate to see any business fold. It is surprising in 2020 that anything bike related is out of business. Most shops are sold out because demand is so high.
12-01-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,017
Posted By cs1

My first real MTB was a 1989 Specialized...

My first real MTB was a 1989 Specialized Rockhopper Comp. It served me well on paved and unpaved terrain. I still own it. Those bikes are indestructible and just plain fun. Iíve since added 4 vintage...
11-12-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By cs1

That is a beautiful bike. Makes me want to go out...

That is a beautiful bike. Makes me want to go out and buy a black bike just to work on.
10-29-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,877
Posted By cs1

And another 5 years have elapsed since this. I...

And another 5 years have elapsed since this. I did find out that the little plastic thingies are called wings and you can buy them on eBay.
10-26-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,909
Posted By cs1

I noticed more contact with toe clips than...

I noticed more contact with toe clips than clipless pedals. But I prefer toe clips on around town bikes than clipless.
10-26-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,683
Posted By cs1

As a cyclist we all want to be treated as equals...

As a cyclist we all want to be treated as equals to automobiles. Yet when we get pulled over or cited for breaking the rules we all cry foul and say they donít apply to us. You cannot have it both...
10-24-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,175
Posted By cs1

I have a 92 purple exactly like that. It had...

I have a 92 purple exactly like that. It had virtually no use when I picked it up I really can’t bring myself to do anything to it.
10-19-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,470
Posted By cs1

I would agree, on my newer bike I'm using 13-29...

I would agree, on my newer bike I'm using 13-29 and it covers all my bases with a triple.
10-19-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,320
Posted By cs1

Old backing plates don't work. The 10 speed...

Old backing plates don't work. The 10 speed shifters are a larger diameter. But there are some Veloce level DT shifters that were made in 9 speed that fit. They are kind of rare.
10-17-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,470
Posted By cs1

That is exactly what I was referring to. Have you...

That is exactly what I was referring to. Have you priced XT 7 speed shifters? Or 7 speed barcon shifters which are simply insanely priced. Granted I have a few sets of barcons. But Iím always looking...
10-17-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,470
Posted By cs1

What is it about 7 speeds?

Has anyone checked the price out on vintage 7 speed shifters? It isnít so much the price but the popularity. In the world of supply and demand, 7 speed is still in demand in a big way. Any thoughts...
10-15-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,127
Posted By cs1

I have to believe you can find a frame for a...

I have to believe you can find a frame for a whole lot less than I'm seeing posted here. While the Surly Pacer isn't made there a lot of them out there. CL is full of reasonably priced vintage bikes....
09-07-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,712
Posted By cs1

Probably the same people we make fun of in the...

Probably the same people we make fun of in the Craigslist thread.
08-30-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,228
Posted By cs1

Neither did I until I installed one. But it...

Neither did I until I installed one. But it really works.
08-26-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,656
Posted By cs1

They are all over eBay.

They are all over eBay.
08-26-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,656
Posted By cs1

I have half a dozen or more in my vintage MTB...

I have half a dozen or more in my vintage MTB stash. I canít find enough frames to put them on. Yet I keep buying more.
08-24-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,657
Posted By cs1

Vintage Gravel Grinders

As if thereís really such a thing. But letís play along. Anyone care to post a pic of there bikes? Honestly, I think a Schwann Varsity with knobby tires is probably the ultimate vintage version.
08-11-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,072
Posted By cs1

Agreed, Giant Escape is a nice hybrid.

Agreed, Giant Escape is a nice hybrid.
08-04-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,564
Posted By cs1

According to Richard Schwann it is a 1900. It...

According to Richard Schwann it is a 1900. It must have been one of the very last frames to use 753. Supposedly they are the first Waterford to use a sloping top tube. But their idea of a sloping top...
08-01-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By cs1

Not too many rides these days. Strangely enough I...

Not too many rides these days. Strangely enough I was originally from Syracuse and Rochester then moved to the Cleveland area. Triples are my preferred group but there just aren’t many options...
08-01-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By cs1

New Old School Group Suggestions

Looking for a new group. But itís going on a bike with rim brakes and 135mm spacing out back. Campy, Shimano and SRAM all have them. Right now I have Campy 10 speed on my bikes. But they are becoming...
07-29-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,834
Posted By cs1

Is the 2020 version black or red? I really hate...

Is the 2020 version black or red? I really hate the black bike. The red with white trim of the original is so classic
07-29-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 13,779
Posted By cs1

I know, the Italians are just the best. They...

I know, the Italians are just the best. They approach everything they do with passion, be it clothing, food, cars or bicycles. The design with their hearts not their heads. When was the last time you...
07-29-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,564
Posted By cs1

Are there really any classic and or vintage rules?

As the title states, are there really any rules for what we consider a classic or vintage bike? The reason Iím asking is Iím putting together a project bike. It is a 1999 Waterford. It was the last...
07-18-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 8,171
Posted By cs1

I would agree. But it is getting really hard to...

I would agree. But it is getting really hard to find good pre-built rim brake wheels. You are almost forced into thru axles and disc brakes.
06-22-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 983
Posted By cs1

I was thinking 86 or 87.

I was thinking 86 or 87.
06-22-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,968
Posted By cs1

I have several older Waterfords. I want a Hyper -...

I have several older Waterfords. I want a Hyper - X too.
06-22-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By cs1

Thanks, I wasn't too sure.

Thanks, I wasn't too sure.
06-22-20, 05:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By cs1

Mini V-Brake Levers

Has anyone used standard V-brake levers with mini-V's? TRP has a 90 mm mini-V that is close to standard size. Just wondering if you could use a standard lever or not.
05-25-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,460
Posted By cs1

That is one nice bike.

That is one nice bike.
05-25-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By cs1

Whenever I hear Gary I think of Sponge Bob. BTW,...

Whenever I hear Gary I think of Sponge Bob. BTW, nice bike.
05-25-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By cs1

would you be able to post a picture please?

would you be able to post a picture please?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 12,372
Posted By cs1

No you're 100 % correct.

No you're 100 % correct.
05-25-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,373
Posted By cs1

Very nice bike.

Very nice bike.
05-25-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 15,169
Posted By cs1

As far as double top tubes go, Grant Peterson is...

As far as double top tubes go, Grant Peterson is something like 6'4". So he seems to design his bikes for tall riders. If you take a look at the lugs on his bikes you can see why they charge what...
05-23-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By cs1

That is it. The cable enters the black adjuster...

That is it. The cable enters the black adjuster on the top of the photo. The silver portion is ferrule/adjuster combo. Which is strange because the rear does the same thing. I don't see anything on...
05-23-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By cs1

I've seen the same thing. The description is...

I've seen the same thing. The description is vague. I'll try a set of road cables to see.
05-23-20, 05:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By cs1

Dia-Compe 290/292 Batwing Levers

Does anyone know if the old Batwing levers actually use road bike brake cables? There is no way a MTB cable end will fit.
05-16-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,408
Posted By cs1

The best rattle can tutorial I've seen.

The best rattle can tutorial I've seen.
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