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Posted By DMC707

Beautiful! I have a very early aluminum one...

Beautiful!

I have a very early aluminum one in my attic. Was given to me as a frameset and used for countless miles. I keep meaning to give it some love one day but haven't gotten to it yet...
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Posted By DMC707

I can only speculate from your location that ...

I can only speculate from your location that that bike spent a bunch of days under the sun at the St Louis velodrome -- in striking distance of the Major Taylor velodrome too


But then again,...
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Posted By DMC707

Great condition for a 20 - something year old...

Great condition for a 20 - something year old aluminum bike
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Posted By DMC707

Showing my age --- but still use either the old...

Showing my age --- but still use either the old Turbo or a Concor -- steel rail

They are narrow and strong
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Posted By DMC707

Cool bike cant offer much in the way of...

Cool bike

cant offer much in the way of value, but the paint scheme does look like an old trek factory color scheme.

good luck with the sale

i bought one so i could scavenge the tri color...
03-15-19, 11:09 PM
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Posted By DMC707

I really think she'd be flattered in a way (at...

I really think she'd be flattered in a way (at being referred to as a sledgehammer-- her name is Christy though, and im Doug ) and I am going to share this thread with her because after a year...
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Posted By DMC707

You could spend $150 on this one to turn it into...

You could spend $150 on this one to turn it into a $100 bicycle, so i'd pass
03-15-19, 07:40 PM
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Posted By DMC707

Epilogue

It is interesting to re-read this thread I started 3 years ago.

The outpouring of great advice was not expected and I remember receiving PM's from some of you good folk for months afterward to...
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Posted By DMC707

Ouch! A Tommasini for $550 ? makes me feel like...

Ouch! A Tommasini for $550 ? makes me feel like the sky is falling ! Selling because of an upcoming grandiose plan that i will detail in a thread on CV soon :thumb:
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Posted By DMC707

Yes. I built it to be my daily driver and it...

Yes. I built it to be my daily driver and it served well in this capacity for months. I have a new Tarmac and while this machine is a bit heavier, it gives up very little in performance to it with...
03-14-19, 03:53 PM
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Posted By DMC707

those are soooooi cool! Ive only ridden...

those are soooooi cool!

Ive only ridden one in my life but would love to add one to the stable
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Posted By DMC707

Pinarello Opera

https://i.imgur.com/KYgZ3sn.jpg

Oy Vey ! My second WIW post in a day -- I feel like the sky is falling

But seriously this bike is in VG condition with no dents and a DA 7800 build across...
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Posted By DMC707

DeRosa Professional

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

https://i.imgur.com/RN86Hyx.jpg


Pains me to have to thin the herd a bit, but I have listed a handful of my bikes on a local FB cycling marketplace.

The...
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Posted By DMC707

reminiscent of Clark Gable they say!

reminiscent of Clark Gable they say!
02-26-19, 03:25 PM
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Posted By DMC707

Cool bikes. This frame itself may be an 02, but...

Cool bikes. This frame itself may be an 02, but the design dates back to the mid 90's as i saw one at my first 12 hour ultra marathon.

i saw it several times in fact as the rider lapped me twice...
01-11-19, 10:09 AM
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Posted By DMC707

Thanks everyone for weighing in. i'll try a...

Thanks everyone for weighing in.

i'll try a few more rides on it as is to try amd see if the size is going to be ok. Probably best to be sure of it before spending a lot of momey on tubulars and...
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Posted By DMC707

If someone legitimately offered him $600, then it...

If someone legitimately offered him $600, then it was probably a replica of a bike the offeror had in their youth or something and brought back fond memories. Thats the only scenario i can think of...
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Posted By DMC707

$150 or so on the bike.

$150 or so on the bike.
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Posted By DMC707

awesome!

awesome!
01-10-19, 11:07 AM
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Posted By DMC707

As i was scrolling down and saw the sentence...

As i was scrolling down and saw the sentence about stripping the paint, i was initially like -- Wha?

but as i read more, i think the paint is perfect and in keeping with an Ironman. So much...
01-09-19, 11:51 AM
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Posted By DMC707

1975 Raleigh Competition gravel conversion? & sizing advice

Was comsidering a new gravel bike but im currently on a post tax payment type budget (slim) and didnt wish to put a toy on a card, so i thought - hmmmm, i already have a bike with big time tire...
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Posted By DMC707

I sold my 04 5900 OCLV for $550 with full dura...

I sold my 04 5900 OCLV for $550 with full dura ace, i would expect the newer Madone might be a $1000 bike. Buyers in that price range might nit pick it for being 10'speed though
12-27-18, 11:43 AM
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Posted By DMC707

New jeans, a bottle of Polo Blue smell good, some...

New jeans, a bottle of Polo Blue smell good, some restaurant gift cards, couple of ball caps, and $500 cash

not a bad haul

nothing cycling related
12-27-18, 11:00 AM
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Posted By DMC707

lol, Strictly speaking of the roadworthy bikes,...

lol, Strictly speaking of the roadworthy bikes,

Colnago Super -done, needs nothing
DeRosa Pro - done, needs nothing
Raleigh Competition- same
DeBernardi 1 - needs better tires (cursed with...
12-27-18, 10:22 AM
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Posted By DMC707

60 percent done, other than periodic maintenance

60 percent done, other than periodic maintenance
12-25-18, 12:20 PM
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Posted By DMC707

I am alone in my unbridled enthusiasm, but i have...

I am alone in my unbridled enthusiasm, but i have a local shop that supports my habit and the guys' there are really pumped on the nicer vintage stuff.

being a collge town, the shop sees vintage...
12-25-18, 12:16 PM
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Posted By DMC707

i took my '00 model Waterford pista out to the...

i took my '00 model Waterford pista out to the final ride at the Superdrome and couldnt believe all the positive comments. Realizing its a '00 model, so not crazy old, but its still a lugged...
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Posted By DMC707

You did good on this one. (Saw your other...

You did good on this one. (Saw your other thread)

the value is just what is in the frameset and salvageable xt parts, so id say $250 -300 as is max dollars,

the mods, while frowned upon...
12-17-18, 03:12 PM
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Posted By DMC707

If it takes a 9/16 pedal, - a Garmin or powertap...

If it takes a 9/16 pedal, - a Garmin or powertap pedal will get it going
12-17-18, 01:58 PM
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Posted By DMC707

yes - me too. the fine folks on here have in...

yes - me too.

the fine folks on here have in the past allowed me to rail away on topics as diverse as

my divorce
vintage cars
new steel track bike build
comparisons of new carbon bike to my...
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Posted By DMC707

Super cool I know of Tim Swift. The...

Super cool

I know of Tim Swift. The backstory behind that bike is really neat . BEcause I like one-off stuff like this, and it is close to my size, i'd have little issue with the original...
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Posted By DMC707

you didn't get bit at $40 -- not by a long shot ....

you didn't get bit at $40 -- not by a long shot .

The bike may be a 92 -- I didn't think the 2.8 frameset was introduced until late 92 as a 93 model though, ------- but the 600 SIS parts were...
11-15-18, 03:33 PM
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Posted By DMC707

Im not sure how much a Surly or Soma costs but I...

Im not sure how much a Surly or Soma costs but I likely have the pricing beat too unless its a total bottom rung entry level model , -- this is my best "retro-mod" I have built to date --- ...
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Posted By DMC707

LOL Flat enough to see the horizon curve :)...

LOL

Flat enough to see the horizon curve :) ------ I don't know what the other guys' deal is on riding 183 in 12 hours . That's a respectable distance and a respectable time , but a -- 15-16 mph...
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Posted By DMC707

Ebay that fork and put the original back on --...

Ebay that fork and put the original back on -- hopefully its a threaded fork -- some flat bars would look a bit more period correct, --- but Ritchey (as previously stated) was definitely making...
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Posted By DMC707

Ive seen really nice Dura Ace Paramounts from...

Ive seen really nice Dura Ace Paramounts from this era go for as little as 6-700$ . If I had the luxury of a little time, i'd price it at $1200
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Posted By DMC707

Is it already gone? I would think the Volpe...

Is it already gone?

I would think the Volpe to be a $250-300 bicycle - maybe $400 if it was cherry,(but youd spend more than its worth to make it worth $400) - mainly because of the popularity...
08-24-18, 08:48 AM
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Posted By DMC707

Wow --- he battled with cancer earlier from what...

Wow --- he battled with cancer earlier from what I understood.

I was told my Pinarello Opera frameset was contracted out to the Pegoretti shop -- (the Opera was the last steel frameset and the...
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Posted By DMC707

Curious as to why its wearing DT shifters , but...

Curious as to why its wearing DT shifters , but its also 23 years old, so could have gone through any number of revisions over the years
08-23-18, 07:11 PM
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Posted By DMC707

Havent had much interest in old hardtails from a...

Havent had much interest in old hardtails from a riding perspective since I switched to full suspension about 15 years ago -- but would like to take it to the Tribe gathering someday soon

still...
08-23-18, 05:20 PM
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Posted By DMC707

Camelback for me -- almost every ride and every...

Camelback for me -- almost every ride and every situation --- enough water to keep a fat Clydesdale hydrated, plus room for keys, tools, tubes, phones, headphones, pocket knife, a small...
08-23-18, 05:14 PM
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Posted By DMC707

Nice! I really enjoy riding mine as well...

Nice! I really enjoy riding mine as well although I admit, the seat time on it has been kind of low since I dragged home that S-Works

https://i.imgur.com/5Xyaqcu.jpg
08-23-18, 04:38 PM
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Posted By DMC707

Steel framed Yeti Pro Fro

Had some company in town and one of the guys' is a hardcore mtb'er and asked to see "The Yeti" -- so I drug it out of the attic --- and not a moment too soon as I noted some corrosion forming on the...
08-23-18, 03:50 PM
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Posted By DMC707

'17 S Works Tarmac --- bottom pic is on the day I...

'17 S Works Tarmac --- bottom pic is on the day I picked it up, ---- but at the fit it has since been fitted with the upswept Hover bars, their "Power" saddle , and black bar tape -- running older...
08-11-18, 10:50 AM
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Posted By DMC707

i was about to suggest this as well. Delicious...

i was about to suggest this as well. Delicious and not messy when hot. Just ate one a few nights ago after a heavy night of drinking-- had to square my stomach away so i could get home
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Posted By DMC707

Would need more information and a pic or 2 as...

Would need more information and a pic or 2 as well as knowing what model the bike is. You usually need 10 posts to post a pic

but generally Cannondales were identifiable by their numbering...
08-03-18, 02:44 PM
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Posted By DMC707

Its your bike --- If you wanted to take a...

Its your bike --- If you wanted to take a Cannondale Criterium, paint it British racing green and put Hetchins decals on it --- that's your journey . Have fun with your bikes I say
08-01-18, 09:59 AM
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Posted By DMC707

I am facing this unenviable task as well --- the...

I am facing this unenviable task as well --- the lowest hanging fruit (couple of later model carbon bikes) moved pretty quickly on local craigslist sales -- but the nicer stuff I am thinking ebay :(
08-01-18, 09:39 AM
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Posted By DMC707

As others have correctly pointed out - The...

As others have correctly pointed out - The Ironman's popularity came about from an astute blend of marketing magic, fun colors, growing interest in triathlons, and a fair price for a good bike . -...
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Posted By DMC707

It may be a bit market dependent , but it sounds...

It may be a bit market dependent , but it sounds like a 5 or 600$ bike. Alloy frame with carbon back end was not a long lasting fad

i just unloaded an 03 Trek 5900 ( bike with similar value to...
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