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03-01-21, 01:06 PM
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Posted By daverup

That works, thank you

That works, thank you
02-27-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4,119
Views: 375,892
Posted By daverup

Nice! I think it was a great pick however it...

Nice! I think it was a great pick however it works out. I fixed up a 80's Centurion Mixte for my wife and she really likes it.
02-27-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4,119
Views: 375,892
Posted By daverup

Chocolate Carmel Bridgestone! I'll bet it will...

Chocolate Carmel Bridgestone! I'll bet it will shine up nicely
02-23-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 871
Posted By daverup

For me, in every case so far. I have quite a few...

For me, in every case so far. I have quite a few older bikes, most have some scars from years of use. I'm not looking for bikes that are rusted badly or most of the paint is gone. I have cleaned up...
02-22-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,749
Posted By daverup

If they used a grinder you may see evidence on...

If they used a grinder you may see evidence on the nipple tops. If so, make sure to check for damage to the rim from their grinder slipping.
02-17-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 16,777
Views: 1,782,516
Posted By daverup

Finally warmed up a little, so down to the lake. ...

Finally warmed up a little, so down to the lake.

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Forum: Fatbikes
02-17-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,559
Posted By daverup

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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02-16-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4,119
Views: 375,892
Posted By daverup

I bought the Austro Daimler frame from Andy_K . I...

I bought the Austro Daimler frame from Andy_K . I picked up a Trek 720 wheelset, Maillard hubs, Matrix Titan T rims. Used a Shimano RSX group and some Cinelli bars.
Spent a while working on some of...
02-10-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By daverup

I decided to change my brake levers to Shimano...

I decided to change my brake levers to Shimano from the Dia Compe. While I was there, changed to another flavor of BTP bartape.
Matches a bit better,
...
02-02-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 762
Posted By daverup

My wife has a 81 Centurion lemans mixte. She is...

My wife has a 81 Centurion lemans mixte. She is 5'4", and her bike is a 19" frame. With the seat a bit further down you might fit on one of these. Centurion changed the equipment on these bikes in...
01-30-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By daverup

PM sent

PM sent
01-29-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By daverup

I used BTP bartape on my Puch, it is colorful. I...

I used BTP bartape on my Puch, it is colorful. I like it.
The fashion police take a dim view of my clashing colors..
First pic on my Puch, second is from the BTP site, shows the colors better than...
01-19-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,296
Posted By daverup

Another option is, The Upstand...

Another option is,
The Upstand (https://upstandingbicycle.com/)
These are very light, but do allow me to stop without leaning the road bike up against something.

For the MTB or Fatbikes I use,...
12-26-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,188
Posted By daverup

89 Diamondback Axis XT is a possibility, Tange...

89 Diamondback Axis XT is a possibility, Tange Prestige.

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11-28-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16,777
Views: 1,782,516
Posted By daverup

Today was a very unusual day in Upper Michigan...

Today was a very unusual day in Upper Michigan (for late November). Sunny, very little wind, and a warmish 40 degrees.
We decided it was "Green Bike Day", my wife rode her Terry, I rode the Puch.
...
11-18-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By daverup

Another option is to replace the decals after...

Another option is to replace the decals after cleaning up the frame. I was able to buy decals on eBay for my 83 Le Tour. I think the 84 Super Le Tour decals would be more difficult though.
My 83,
...
11-12-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By daverup

PM sent model 3

PM sent model 3
10-29-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7,701
Views: 2,082,557
Posted By daverup

I've been working on this little bike for my wife...

I've been working on this little bike for my wife and daughter to use chasing a grandkid around some trails.
Bought the frame and fork on the bay, added bits and pieces.
Mid 90's Terry Jacaranda S....
10-21-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By daverup

87 Puch Mistral build

This is my first frame up build, a 1987 Puch Mistral frame, Bottecchia chrome fork, Mavic Module E rims, Helicomatic Hubs, Stainless DB spokes.
For anyone unfamiliar, the Puch frames in the late...
10-20-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4,119
Views: 375,892
Posted By daverup

. Here is my progress on a bike I've been...

.
Here is my progress on a bike I've been working on for a few weeks. Not a wall hangar.
Should be finished soon, but snow is coming tonight.
87 Puch Mistral frame, Bottecchia fork, Mavic Module E...
10-05-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By daverup

I recently bought a "very lightly used"...

I recently bought a "very lightly used" Helicomatic hub set off the C&V sales forum. I've already built them into a wheelset for a project.
With my short riding seasons and generally light duty use,...
09-30-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By daverup

I think a 25" Schwinn is probably going to be...

I think a 25" Schwinn is probably going to be correct for you.
I'm about 3 inches shorter than you and 23" Schwinn's fit me.
09-26-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9,741
Views: 991,916
Posted By daverup

Doc's Blue/Grey was an 86, I bought it last fall....

Doc's Blue/Grey was an 86, I bought it last fall.
This is the pic from Doc's C&V sales ad that hooked me,
...
09-21-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 517
Posted By daverup

I'm using the ARX on a triple, no issues. This...

I'm using the ARX on a triple, no issues.
This thread probably needs moved out of sales
Replies: 17
Views: 826
Posted By daverup

Looks like an 89, LX Group, mid range bike. The...

Looks like an 89, LX Group, mid range bike. The front brake cable stop is built in to the stem on Diamondbacks of this vintage.
It is a nice looking bike..
09-03-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,102
Posted By daverup

My 89 Diamondback came with 7 speed Deore XT...

My 89 Diamondback came with 7 speed Deore XT thumb shift. It is switchable from friction to sis.
08-21-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 115,942
Posted By daverup

Bad luck for orloved

Bad luck for orloved
08-20-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,183
Posted By daverup

I don't mind the decals on the SLT. Not really...

I don't mind the decals on the SLT. Not really overpowering.


https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x750/sltdecals_4c9830cc5807f17048184db76d34c8f4ab5698ac.jpg
07-27-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,785
Posted By daverup

My 78 Schwinn didn't come with any mounts, and I...

My 78 Schwinn didn't come with any mounts, and I didn't really want the clamp on the frame type. So, I went with the simple handlebar mount.
...
07-26-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,545
Posted By daverup

Hailstorm_7 Looking back at your posts I wonder...

Hailstorm_7
Looking back at your posts I wonder whether someone changed the RD to the Cyclone to better handle that big inside ring. I don't have any experience with those models, just thought it...
07-22-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,097
Posted By daverup

Your gallery, ...

Your gallery,
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/18588915
07-22-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,097
Posted By daverup

OP can upload the photos to his gallery and...

OP can upload the photos to his gallery and someone else can provide a link to it.
We like pics..
07-15-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 115,942
Posted By daverup

orloved, Your gallery is viewable at: ...

orloved,

Your gallery is viewable at:
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/519772
07-10-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 11,093
Posted By daverup

I confess to being a pedal downgrader. On...

I confess to being a pedal downgrader. On multiple bikes I have removed clip-in, toe clips with leather straps, and mini toe clips.
My preferred pedals are older Atom or KKT.
This is the only way...
07-09-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 785,828
Posted By daverup

I've put this off for long enough. At the lake on...

I've put this off for long enough. At the lake on a cool spring day.

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06-22-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4,119
Views: 375,892
Posted By daverup

Recently picked up a 1999 Georgena Terry Symmetry...

Recently picked up a 1999 Georgena Terry Symmetry for my wife. This one was on my local craigslist, where hardly anything interesting ever shows up.
It needs an overhaul, which is underway. Shimano...
06-02-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 156,923
Posted By daverup

A few more mods on my 95 Trek 930. Rear...

A few more mods on my 95 Trek 930.

Rear rack and bag
Swapped out STX crank for Sugino Impel compact triple 94/58 with Vuelta chainrings, 48,38,28....
05-28-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16,777
Views: 1,782,516
Posted By daverup

The green fading to purple with the satin finish...

The green fading to purple with the satin finish is pretty special..
05-28-20, 02:45 AM
Replies: 16,777
Views: 1,782,516
Posted By daverup

Close, 95 Trek 930.

Close, 95 Trek 930.
05-21-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16,777
Views: 1,782,516
Posted By daverup

Down to the lake,...

Down to the lake, https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1478x1036/img_20200521_184131_3bedddd8df81aecb5f93ea49cd5b89feee99b41d.jpg
05-12-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16,777
Views: 1,782,516
Posted By daverup

Lake Superior shoreline, a coolish 39 degrees F. ...

Lake Superior shoreline, a coolish 39 degrees F.

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04-30-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4,119
Views: 375,892
Posted By daverup

One of my pandemic projects has been to make my...

One of my pandemic projects has been to make my wife's 81 Centurion LeMans Mixte more hill friendly.
Removed original crank and BB. Replaced with Tange ln-3922 BB and Sugino 110/74 cranks and new...
04-26-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,435
Posted By daverup

My wife of 38 years and I have biked together...

My wife of 38 years and I have biked together most of those years. Our kids grew up in bike trailers and "trailer bikes".
We both spent our adolescent years on Varsity's, although separated by...
04-26-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,435
Posted By daverup

Get a short stem and maybe slide the seat...

Get a short stem and maybe slide the seat forward?
Good hunting
12-22-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 39,237
Posted By daverup

83 Le Tour https://i.imgur.com/eXr4x5H.jpg

83 Le Tour
https://i.imgur.com/eXr4x5H.jpg
Forum: Fatbikes
12-15-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,559
Posted By daverup

https://i.imgur.com/E4R3ajh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/E4R3ajh.jpg
10-01-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3,977
Views: 541,725
Posted By daverup

Twenty miles today on my Crosscut. Midpoint, on...

Twenty miles today on my Crosscut. Midpoint, on the shore of Lake Superior.
https://i.imgur.com/7Kseubv.jpg
09-01-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 71,520
Posted By daverup

I can't really see the sticker enough to tell but...

I can't really see the sticker enough to tell but the link below is to what was once "Capitol Schwinn" in Baton Rouge. They were there in the 70's.
Capitol Cyclery (https://www.capitolcyclery.com/)
08-28-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2,850
Views: 671,615
Posted By daverup

That's a nice one! I just finished converting...

That's a nice one!
I just finished converting my wife's to center pull brakes, here's a couple of pics.
https://i.imgur.com/k0dcbzp.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/w5t4fO5.jpg
08-24-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2,850
Views: 671,615
Posted By daverup

Fifty Plus plus Ten and counting

Greetings, here are some older bikes ridden by my wife and I, 20 miles today on a couple of them.
https://i.imgur.com/eXr4x5H.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/fxSSc3W.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/t4iAlvm.jpg...
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