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02-01-23, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By polymorphself

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/480x640/824d7cdd_1d8e_470e_9287_96181ef0ba14_bca1ef6d1a36d15780d6d58fef0b16658460208c.jpeg...
02-01-23, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By polymorphself

FS/T: Late 80s Super Strada F/FHS/FD/BB/Shifters/Crankset

20.5” CTT. Probably ‘88 but somebody may know better. Univega catalogs get spotty later on. Frame is unwashed or polished but as you can see the paint is almost all there and in great condition....
01-30-23, 11:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,025
Posted By polymorphself

And I've got a few pairs of those so that'd work,...

And I've got a few pairs of those so that'd work, but I have some 700c Ukai's with Sansin sealed hubs (basically what came on this 210 in 27") that came off of an '88 615 and are like new, lubed up...
01-30-23, 10:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By polymorphself

Can confirm I've gotten flats on red labels and...

Can confirm I've gotten flats on red labels and can't remember getting one on blues, though I also use thorn resistant tubes which help here in Arizona.
01-29-23, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By polymorphself

Appreciation for aesthetics :D

Appreciation for aesthetics :D
01-26-23, 03:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,025
Posted By polymorphself

While I'll be giving it a long shakedown ride...

While I'll be giving it a long shakedown ride when completed, this is going to a friend for her to join in some weekend trips. It's too small for me but I certainly will give whatever kind of report...
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By polymorphself

+1 definitely an 84 based on down tube decal. But...

+1 definitely an 84 based on down tube decal. But it is the exact same frame.
01-26-23, 11:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,015
Posted By polymorphself

And looks as clean as ours! This would be...

And looks as clean as ours!

This would be the ticket all day long for me. Very happy with mine, so much so that its kept me from getting more bikes for myself since its purchase, I just pickup...
01-25-23, 12:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,249
Posted By polymorphself

Is an unimpressive 3Rensho frame something that...

Is an unimpressive 3Rensho frame something that exists?
01-24-23, 06:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,025
Posted By polymorphself

Ah yes should've mentioned. During cleaning some...

Ah yes should've mentioned. During cleaning some paint flaked off in that area, no crack!
01-24-23, 05:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,025
Posted By polymorphself

Frame polished and waxed. Not the best light but...

Frame polished and waxed. Not the best light but you get the idea. Real nice paint!
...
01-24-23, 12:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,943
Posted By polymorphself

Get your post count up and get us some photos!...

Get your post count up and get us some photos! Makes the zombie thread worth it :lol:
01-20-23, 10:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,025
Posted By polymorphself

Thanks for the input everyone, any additional...

Thanks for the input everyone, any additional commentary is welcome. Iím very excited to dig into this. Itís in great shape but will get the typical overhaul, clean/polish, burgundy newbaums, black...
01-16-23, 05:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,286
Posted By polymorphself

Just throwing in another no bulge example. And...

Just throwing in another no bulge example. And nothing slides down from hand pressure when doing it this way. You wouldn't see countless examples here in the C&V forum otherwise. I prefer the clean...
01-03-23, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By polymorphself

Eh, I think all of the above points render...

Eh, I think all of the above points render criticizing the price here irrelevant. It a Brooks Pro, discontinued, much more expensive than a b17 and an entirely different saddle for so many reasons.
...
01-02-23, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By polymorphself

Stunner and good price.

Stunner and good price.
12-31-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By polymorphself

Its been a minute since I've seen bicycle...

Its been a minute since I've seen bicycle terminology that I didn't recognize, or perhaps its so obvious that I'm overthinking it. But 5V? 6V?

Figured it out. The number of holes in the Compe V...
12-31-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By polymorphself

Awesome color. I've got an S12-S LTD rotting in...

Awesome color. I've got an S12-S LTD rotting in my backyard that I need to rescue.
12-28-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 680
Posted By polymorphself

If you haven't already, set Offerup and...

If you haven't already, set Offerup and Craigslist alerts for raleigh and other relevant keywords in all surrounding areas.
12-28-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 680
Posted By polymorphself

Which part of Arizona was this in?

Which part of Arizona was this in?
12-28-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 471
Posted By polymorphself

Wow. Reds are low on my personal favorite bicycle...

Wow. Reds are low on my personal favorite bicycle colors, but when done right they can really shoot to the top. This is one of them. Stunning.
12-21-22, 01:44 PM
12-21-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,468
Posted By polymorphself

Not ********ting about chain stay length is fine...

Not ********ting about chain stay length is fine and good until you're pissing yourself over a shimmy while descending a hill on a heavily loaded racing bike :lol:
12-15-22, 11:58 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,633
Posted By polymorphself

Something occurred to me today. There are...

Something occurred to me today.

There are figures like Grant and Jan in some other hobbies/communities I’m heavily involved in and regardless of how I do or don’t feel about them, I’m certain that...
12-15-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 478
Posted By polymorphself

I'd love a black Circuit in 58 :cry:

I'd love a black Circuit in 58 :cry:
12-13-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By polymorphself

I keep coming back to this not because I need it...

I keep coming back to this not because I need it but because I just want to see how clean and rust free I can get that frame. I love cleaning frames.
12-12-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 478
Posted By polymorphself

Great collection. 1985 Voyageur SP shouldn't be...

Great collection. 1985 Voyageur SP shouldn't be too hard to find. They pop up in the sales section often enough, not sure about minty though.
12-12-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,633
Posted By polymorphself

It really is beautiful, all the rest aside.

It really is beautiful, all the rest aside.
12-05-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 101,649
Posted By polymorphself

Thank you! And it is this:...

Thank you! And it is this: https://global.bluelug.com/bl-select-koma-light-rear-silver.html

It screws off of the mount easily to plug into a charger. Great little light.
12-05-22, 12:11 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 101,649
Posted By polymorphself

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x1280/50e14b81_ad87_4dd0_a88b_90b7df8d6c4c_9f1297292db0054b5fee9da4e975fbda34915bf8.jpeg...
11-28-22, 11:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By polymorphself

Yep, I hadnít caught that!

Yep, I hadnít caught that!
11-28-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By polymorphself

Yep, definitely never know, which I suppose is as...

Yep, definitely never know, which I suppose is as good a reason as any to help anyone you can!

For what itís worth he always seems in good spirits and keeps busy reading lots of books. Iíve...
11-28-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By polymorphself

It does : ) Not sure if he has a place to...

It does : )

Not sure if he has a place to sleep at night but I know he doesnít have a roof during the day, he usually stays at the coffee shop all day every day and is friendly with the staff and...
11-28-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By polymorphself

Yeah I was thinking he likely just couldn't find...

Yeah I was thinking he likely just couldn't find a straddle cable easily. Although we have a co-op in the neighborhood that you'd think would have some lying around. He's always at the coffee shop so...
11-28-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By polymorphself

Canti made of zip ties

This bike parks outside of my regular coffee shop. The man who rides it is either homeless or close to it. I often see him commenting on peoples bicycles and he seems to like to tinker.

Anyways...
11-24-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By polymorphself

Taller than that. Taller than 60 even.

Taller than that. Taller than 60 even.
11-22-22, 11:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By polymorphself

They wrote quite a long explanation about it...

They wrote quite a long explanation about it somewhere on the site, I remember thinking it didnít sound so bad but donít recall the details.
11-22-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,395
Posted By polymorphself

Bummer, would've made it this year but taking a...

Bummer, would've made it this year but taking a last minute trip out of town. Curious what the details will be this year anyways, if any are confirmed.
11-21-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 101,649
Posted By polymorphself

Which bars are these?

Which bars are these?
11-21-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By polymorphself

I believe it is all standard bags, yeah, and the...

I believe it is all standard bags, yeah, and the customs are still made in-house.
11-21-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By polymorphself

PSA: Big sale on bike bags at Swift Industries and Acorn

Swift: https://builtbyswift.com/product-category/sale/holiday-sale/

Acorn: https://www.acornbags.com/

I've got the large Acorn saddlebag and their mini rando bag. Also have the Swift Jr Ranger...
10-31-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,544
Posted By polymorphself

Over the years I've found most here to not be...

Over the years I've found most here to not be purists unless it's a very specific bike. I'm also in that boat. I don't so much like this stuff because it's old (although that's part of it), but more...
10-31-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,544
Posted By polymorphself

The RH thing is silly to me as well, but appears...

The RH thing is silly to me as well, but appears to just be a limited batch of a project they teamed up with another company for.

Velo Orange frames were never lugged (or if they were it's been a...
10-25-22, 10:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,114
Posted By polymorphself

Nice. Here's one that passed through my hands and...

Nice. Here's one that passed through my hands and on to a friend:
...
09-30-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,346
Posted By polymorphself

Wow this looks great with those decals.

Wow this looks great with those decals.
09-24-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 802
Posted By polymorphself

First mid fork mounts I've seen in this style....

First mid fork mounts I've seen in this style. Those pedals are a bit coveted! Love them myself. It's definitely not low end. Full fledged tourers were almost always mid-high end. This one seems...
09-20-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,159
Posted By polymorphself

I have to agree. Eyelets, rack mounts and 32mm...

I have to agree. Eyelets, rack mounts and 32mm tires are the minimum for anything I’d consider a commuter.
09-09-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 587
Posted By polymorphself

Thatís very nice patina and not even a great deal...

Thatís very nice patina and not even a great deal of it imo.

Lake Geneva, also the birthplace of Dungeons & Dragons in 1974, another favorite hobby of mine.
09-09-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 568
Posted By polymorphself

Maroon all day.

Maroon all day.
09-05-22, 01:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By polymorphself

Thatís gotta be my favorite blue.

Thatís gotta be my favorite blue.
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