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02-04-21, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By acoffin

These guys do not get the attention they deserve....

These guys do not get the attention they deserve. They are nicer than suntour's famed ratcheting shifters in my opinion. Super smooth action with the feedback you want in friction shifting. Still...
01-21-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 61,646
Views: 9,309,747
Posted By acoffin

https://stlouis.craigslist.org/bik/d/edwardsville-...

https://stlouis.craigslist.org/bik/d/edwardsville-vintage-person-tandem-bike/7265308862.html

I have no idea what this is but would be worth it just for parts. Unusual frame and drivetrain...
12-12-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By acoffin

Vision Primo16x1 3/8 gumwall tires, NOS

I bought these ages ago for a Moulton I had. They were sold as NOS and I see no evidence of them ever being used or even mounted. There is some discoloration on the bead from the steel wire, but...
10-05-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 61,646
Views: 9,309,747
Posted By acoffin

Nice bike and a nice deal. I'm mostly impressed...

Nice bike and a nice deal. I'm mostly impressed that someone was able to fit Dia-Comp hoods on Universal brake levers. Not sure why they felt the need though, those old Universals are nice without...
10-05-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By acoffin

Thanks for sharing. I knew they had decent house...

Thanks for sharing. I knew they had decent house brand frames, but I had no idea they offered an Italian built sport tourer with Columbus SL. Very cool!
09-18-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,989
Posted By acoffin

im feeling a bit silly about my first guess....

im feeling a bit silly about my first guess. Dating this by the paint scheme I would think it was more likely built for roller cam brakes. Can the op confirm?

After seeing some cool vintage mtb...
09-17-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,989
Posted By acoffin

It looks to not have much bb drop so I would...

It looks to not have much bb drop so I would venture to say it is designed for 26. I'm surprised the brake posts haven't been mentioned. Is this set up for weinmann centerpulls?
09-04-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By acoffin

I've always found those ghost rings to be very...

I've always found those ghost rings to be very unsettling to my eye, though fittingly psychodelic for the time. I would be very tempted to take off the guard and ghost ring to see how well it works...
08-31-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,197
Posted By acoffin

I'm pretty sure Mark DiNucci designed these early...

I'm pretty sure Mark DiNucci designed these early 90s frames. He definitely designed the lugs and still uses the lugs on his own custom frames. I had an early 90s Allez Sport that I adored for long...
08-25-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 242,322
Posted By acoffin

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_20200812_172609_ed43a2e6776e9668ed3061a457f8be54bfcb6420.jpg
Pippa. We found her several weeks ago living on the streets.
08-04-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,445
Posted By acoffin

If you want to sell it, I don't see any reason...

If you want to sell it, I don't see any reason why the buyer shouldn't decide for themselves. I would almost definitely ride that. First I would take it to a builder and have the alignment checked....
07-28-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 736
Posted By acoffin

I don't think I've ever seen a Medici dressed in...

I don't think I've ever seen a Medici dressed in such beautiful paint! GLWS! I hope we get to see this one built up, it's going to make a stunning rider.
06-16-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,504
Posted By acoffin

It IS totally 80s and totally rad in the way only...

It IS totally 80s and totally rad in the way only something made during the 80s could be. I would love to see somebody drop this kit onto a Smoke Blue and white 89 Master, but it would probably be...
06-13-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,570
Posted By acoffin

57.5-58 ctc square sounds right. I would like to...

57.5-58 ctc square sounds right. I would like to see actual measurements though.
01-23-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 77,388
Posted By acoffin

Yes, I think you can safely assume that font is...

Yes, I think you can safely assume that font is older than the typical font from the mid 70's. If I recall, my research led me to believe the font changed in either 73 or 74, but my memory isn't what...
10-18-18, 09:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,653
Posted By acoffin

Sold

The Ironman is sold. Sorry for not updating this thread earlier.
09-18-18, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By acoffin

Price drop

​Brakeset is sold.
09-16-18, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By acoffin

TA sold

Crank and bb are sold.
09-16-18, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By acoffin

The only marking on the cranks are 170 and an M....

The only marking on the cranks are 170 and an M. However the above info is helpful in determining that I also have a set of Lyotard french thread pedals (as well as distinguish that my Atoms are...
09-15-18, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By acoffin

All I can say for sure is "standard" pedals...

All I can say for sure is "standard" pedals thread on just fine. I can include the ATOM pedals that we're on it when I got it. They are either standard thread, or there is little enough difference...
09-15-18, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By acoffin

TA crank and bottom bracket (French threaded)

170 crank arms, 52/36 chainrings. Races, cones,and bearings all in nice condition. $65 plus shipping. SOLD...
09-15-18, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By acoffin

TA and Mafac

Mafac Competition brake calipers and levers, all pertinent hardware included. $30 plus shipping. SOLD...
09-13-18, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,653
Posted By acoffin

Bump. Make an offer before I decide if I am going...

Bump. Make an offer before I decide if I am going to keep it or part it out.
09-12-18, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By acoffin

All frames are ​​​​​​sold.

All frames are ​​​​​​sold.
09-11-18, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By acoffin

Nobody in line for the Motobecane, Shoota dropped...

Nobody in line for the Motobecane, Shoota dropped out. Will follow up when I get confirmation on the others.
09-10-18, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By acoffin

Stumpjumper Sport

I am guessing this is an 84 or earlier. 51 seat tube ctt, 56 top tube. The threaded fender mounting points at CS bridge and SS bridge is a nice feature. Bullmoose handlebar and btakes inclded. Paint...
09-10-18, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By acoffin

Motobecane Grand Jubilee SOLD

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09-10-18, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By acoffin

Frames for sale

Nishiki Cresta: 60 ctt top tube.(58 ctc), 57 top tube. Includes everything pictured, 610 brake calipers, surly hanger, VO 116 bottom bracket, VO Grand Cru rinko headset, and formerly NOS Laprade seat...
09-10-18, 08:41 AM
Replies: 61,646
Views: 9,309,747
Posted By acoffin

Did anyone else notice the 93/94 RB1 fork? ...

Did anyone else notice the 93/94 RB1 fork?
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09-09-18, 11:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,778
Posted By acoffin

I don't understand. I have been running sprung...

I don't understand. I have been running sprung levers with either Weinmann center pulls or Paul Racers for years. How does the spring have ill effect on the rest of the system. Am I doing something...
09-06-18, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By acoffin

No disrespect to your opinions, but I am...

No disrespect to your opinions, but I am struggling to figure out who you are quoting.
09-05-18, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By acoffin

I would ride it. Not that I need it. Measurements?

I would ride it. Not that I need it. Measurements?
09-04-18, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,653
Posted By acoffin

Shipping is additional, whatever the cost would...

Shipping is additional, whatever the cost would be through bike flights from 63104. Wheels would be shipped separate from the frame. Also, pedals are not included in sale.

Everything Robbie says...
09-04-18, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,653
Posted By acoffin

87 Ironman Expert, 58cm

Selling my beloved Ironman. The frame has seen extremely limited use, but there are a few beausage marks here and there. I am asking $375, which might be above markets value but I am not sure I could...
01-19-17, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,536
Posted By acoffin

Got my stem today. Very nice piece!

Got my stem today. Very nice piece!
01-18-17, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By acoffin

Suntour cable guide hinged

I am trying to understand how this would mount.
Vintage SunTour Bicycle Double Dual Cable Guide Sun Tour | eBay

Anyone have one of these mounted? The only way this makes sense is to mount above...
01-15-17, 12:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,536
Posted By acoffin

Pm sent re the 26.8.

Pm sent re the 26.8.
01-13-17, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By acoffin

Any chance the headset has a 27.0 crown race? I...

Any chance the headset has a 27.0 crown race? I will take it if so.
10-21-16, 01:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,325
Posted By acoffin

Regarding the bars, is there no marking on either...

Regarding the bars, is there no marking on either end? I would have been very confident in guessing Mod 176. Drop can be tricky to measure, but the difference between 130 and 165 seems to be beyond...
10-18-16, 11:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,454
Posted By acoffin

Don't act like this is ebay, because it's...

Don't act like this is ebay, because it's obviously not. We generally show a bit more decorum around here. Not saying you are way out of line. It's just not the way we normally operate with one...
09-23-16, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,175
Posted By acoffin

Yeah,kind of thought it was a long shot looking...

Yeah,kind of thought it was a long shot looking for investment cast lugs there, but was hoping for an investment cast crown. What I can tell from blowing up the pictures, the crown is pressed, not...
09-23-16, 12:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,175
Posted By acoffin

Could you give measurements on seat tube ctt, and...

Could you give measurements on seat tube ctt, and top tube ctc? Are the lugs and fork crown investment cast? The ding does not bother me at all, but I can be a little snobby when if comes to the...
09-18-16, 01:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,670
Posted By acoffin

I'm still waiting to see pictures of the orange...

I'm still waiting to see pictures of the orange one she has:(
09-10-16, 11:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,082
Posted By acoffin

It's too much beauty for my eyes. So lovely, so...

It's too much beauty for my eyes. So lovely, so original, so reasonably priced. I even like the tattered bar tape. That era of Superbe is the only friction system I really desire to own. Glad it's...
08-29-16, 12:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,053
Posted By acoffin

What bar is that? It looks like a Nitto RM013 ,...

What bar is that? It looks like a Nitto RM013 , but my guess is it's French.

BTW, anyone have experiences with the RM013? I am trying to decide between that and a Cowbell for my winter project.
08-26-16, 08:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,053
Posted By acoffin

Nitto B115 (either 42 or 45): I have a real love...

Nitto B115 (either 42 or 45): I have a real love affair with these. The drop, the reach, the flare (I don't know of another bar with this perfect sweet Jesus flare), it all works so perfectly for me....
08-25-16, 10:53 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 49,760
Posted By acoffin

I'm splitting hairs here, but even though I think...

I'm splitting hairs here, but even though I think it's pretty I wish they would have given more of a nod to the original Clubman with the color and graphics, or given the bike another name. It also...
08-24-16, 11:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 49,760
Posted By acoffin

More retro tire clearance than my wife's 2011...

More retro tire clearance than my wife's 2011 Clubman, her's only takes 25's with the fenders. I like the aesthetic and they probably ride alright, but I would not consider buying one. Raleigh has...
08-24-16, 11:22 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 49,760
Posted By acoffin

More retro tire clearance than my wife's 2011...

More retro tire clearance than my wife's 2011 Clubman, her's only takes 25's with the fenders. I like the aesthetic and they probably ride alright, but I would not consider buying one. Raleigh has...
07-25-16, 11:21 PM
Replies: 61,646
Views: 9,309,747
Posted By acoffin

Raliegh Clubman vintage-antique mens bike - $175...

Raliegh Clubman vintage-antique mens bike - $175 (st louis/ 63146)

https://stlouis.craigslist.org/bik/5699555980.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00H0H_bmiIeYNKE4M_600x450.jpg
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