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Posted By nesteel

Where in this country did you get a fork...

Where in this country did you get a fork rechromed for only $65?
02-25-21, 10:11 AM
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Views: 628
Posted By nesteel

Frankly, the specs on the Panasonic look...

Frankly, the specs on the Panasonic look functional, but lower midrange at best. Not much brand "cache" with the Panasonic either.
What year is the Cannondale?
02-21-21, 10:50 PM
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Posted By nesteel

I'm going to have to start testing alternatives...

I'm going to have to start testing alternatives soon. When my current hoard of Model Master runs out, I'd like to have selected an alternative.
02-21-21, 10:07 PM
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Posted By nesteel

If you need any Testors colors, get 'em now. I've...

If you need any Testors colors, get 'em now. I've heard rumor that Rustoleum (crap paint anyway) is going to kill the rest of the Testors hobby paint line. They already chopped the excellent Model...
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Views: 441
Posted By nesteel

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Views: 441
Posted By nesteel

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Views: 441
Posted By nesteel

1983 Serotta Club Special frameset

1983 Serotta Club Special frameset. Paint is a very nice candy apple red. Spot of corrosion on the bottom of the downtube. Less than typical amount of chips and paint loss. Decals are typical early...
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Posted By nesteel

$100 barely buys a set of those terrific...

$100 barely buys a set of those terrific calipers. Do those shifters go 8speed? With the crank and bb, Id agree with $300 as an okay friend price.
12-26-20, 03:56 PM
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Posted By nesteel

Stress crack, no single event needed to cause...

Stress crack, no single event needed to cause them. Just time, pressure, and repeated stressing.
12-26-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,405
Posted By nesteel

I turned 48 this year. After I turn 50, 1 or 2...

I turned 48 this year. After I turn 50, 1 or 2 bikes a year will be auctioned off to benefit the local co op. That way, by the time my wife and I turn 62 the collection will be down to 2 or 3....
12-21-20, 10:24 PM
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Views: 801
Posted By nesteel

Verify wheel dish before speculating any further....

Verify wheel dish before speculating any further. Also, it doesn't take much play in the dropout to affect the rim alignment as it sits over 13 or so inches away from the axis. A tiny movement of the...
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Posted By nesteel

Seat tube lug has been mangled by driving the...

Seat tube lug has been mangled by driving the seat post too far in, and the paint looks pretty toasty. That being said, if you can confirm through the serial number that it is indeed a Columbus...
12-12-20, 10:16 PM
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Views: 1,172
Posted By nesteel

What passes for a "large" frame in a bike shop...

What passes for a "large" frame in a bike shop that sells new, does not equal what you and I consider "large", so any metric you attempt to glean from that market segment will be skewed.
None the...
12-11-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By nesteel

@guelphite...

@guelphite (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/guelphite-276469.html) was looking for a set of these.
12-10-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,350
Posted By nesteel

Brakes and rd/fd with friction shifters are on...

Brakes and rd/fd with friction shifters are on hold pending a possible deal on a crankset.
12-10-20, 08:06 AM
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Posted By nesteel

I have a spare set+ of these also.

I have a spare set+ of these also.
12-09-20, 04:28 PM
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Views: 1,350
Posted By nesteel

They are the earlier 6/7 speed switchable units....

They are the earlier 6/7 speed switchable units. They have a 7speed index mode (with hard clicks), 7speed "Frindex" mode (very soft clicks) and the same settings for 6speed. They will fit on braze...
12-09-20, 04:15 PM
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Views: 1,489
Posted By nesteel

It's not just Ebay. I've been through the same...

It's not just Ebay. I've been through the same thing on this board more than once.
12-07-20, 06:43 PM
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Views: 1,350
Posted By nesteel

I'd guess that they would not Robbie.

I'd guess that they would not Robbie.
11-29-20, 09:59 PM
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Views: 1,350
Posted By nesteel

Bump with trade wants. Weinman Carrera...

Bump with trade wants.

Weinman Carrera drilled brake levers, Campy NR levers and calipers, BB for a mid 70's Nevar double crankset (English thread), T/A (or clone) double crankset/bb for another...
11-17-20, 02:14 PM
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Views: 1,350
Posted By nesteel

One set of derailleurs. Two sets of shifters; one...

One set of derailleurs. Two sets of shifters; one index/friction switchable, and one set pure friction. Both sets not easy to come by. The friction only are considered Suntour Power Command.

If...
11-16-20, 11:20 PM
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Views: 1,350
Posted By nesteel

Superbe Pro RD. Some rash as shown in the pics....

Superbe Pro RD. Some rash as shown in the pics. RD has a significant scar on the front clamp, also shown in the pics. Command Friction shifters are nice, a little missing material on the logos. Some...
11-16-20, 11:16 PM
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Views: 1,350
Posted By nesteel

Suntour Superbe Pro brakes, shifters, FD and RD

Brake set w/levers. Levers are nice, and not easy to come by. They have Dia Compe hoods which are nice. Calipers are okay, front better than rear. Rear has faded logos, and is missing the rubber...
11-16-20, 11:01 PM
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Posted By nesteel

Top tube cable guides-REG and Dura Ace

Reg and Dura Ace top tube cable guides.
$17 each set shipped or both for $30.
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11-10-20, 10:36 PM
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Posted By nesteel

Those are Victory brake levers.

Those are Victory brake levers.
Forum: For Sale
11-04-20, 09:46 PM
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Posted By nesteel

Tire clearance when it was built up with 28's are...

Tire clearance when it was built up with 28's are in these pictures:

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Forum: For Sale
11-04-20, 09:45 PM
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Views: 1,240
Posted By nesteel

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Forum: For Sale
11-04-20, 09:44 PM
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Views: 1,240
Posted By nesteel

Sampson titanium frame/CK headset/Reynolds fork

Sampson Silverton titanium frame.
56.5cm c-c seat tube, 57 c-c top tube, 16cm headtube.
Included BB cable guide, Thompson seastpost collar, Chris King 1-1/8 headset, and full carbon Reynold Ouzo...
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Views: 2,057
Posted By nesteel

Nice find, but it's going to be a tough sell....

Nice find, but it's going to be a tough sell. $2100 U.S. buys ALOT of bike here in the states, ready to ride and needing nothing.
Sadly, I believe you've been the victim of over valuing.
10-06-20, 12:01 PM
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Views: 514
Posted By nesteel

These are currently pending.

These are currently pending.
10-01-20, 10:26 PM
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Views: 1,354
Posted By nesteel

I have a cosmetically challenged Centurion Elite...

I have a cosmetically challenged Centurion Elite GT that could become a frameset easily enough.
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Views: 599
Posted By nesteel

My money says the stem and seatpost are likely...

My money says the stem and seatpost are likely stuck. For $75, you could do worse. I'd try to get it for less.
09-30-20, 09:25 PM
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Views: 514
Posted By nesteel

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09-30-20, 09:24 PM
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Views: 514
Posted By nesteel

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09-30-20, 09:22 PM
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Views: 514
Posted By nesteel

Merckx panto'ed parts

Merckx pantographed components. Obtained in a trade, now surplus to my needs.
Campagnolo SR 53 tooth chainring. Some wear, life left.
Campagnolo DT shifter blades.
Campagnolo SR seatpost. Rider...
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Posted By nesteel

There's a separate forum just for these such...

There's a separate forum just for these such questions. Most people will likely overvalue it.
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Posted By nesteel

Even if that is the original fork, $800 is pie in...

Even if that is the original fork, $800 is pie in the sky pricing. Price it that far above value and people assume you're so unreasonable that you can't be bargained with. It's wearing Campy Triomphe...
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Views: 1,255
Posted By nesteel

They are great bikes. If it were mine, I'd keep...

They are great bikes. If it were mine, I'd keep it.
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Views: 1,255
Posted By nesteel

You need to take your entire price scale and drag...

You need to take your entire price scale and drag it down a bit. In shabby condition, these go for $300 or so. In your condition, closer to $800. That is 2.6x to go from "rider quality" to "very...
09-01-20, 05:42 AM
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Views: 512
Posted By nesteel

Any action at $40?

Any action at $40?
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Views: 1,255
Posted By nesteel

That's still pretty decent pricing territory....

That's still pretty decent pricing territory. What were you expecting? They are plenty collectible, and sought after, but they're not valued the same as a Cinelli or De Rosa. If you were anticipating...
08-31-20, 12:17 AM
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Views: 512
Posted By nesteel

N.O.S. Suntour VX shortcage RD

New in bag Suntour VX shortcage. I believe at one time this was an FD/RD set, but someone previously removed the FD. The RD and small bag containing the claw mount and associated hardware are still...
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Posted By nesteel

Chain rings and brake calipers are Super Record...

Chain rings and brake calipers are Super Record (calipers being the final version with the reshaped arms)
Pedals are way too "modern" to be considered part of the group.
Condition is key. Better...
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Views: 741
Posted By nesteel

My gut says $275-300 would be the top of the...

My gut says $275-300 would be the top of the market.
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Views: 1,857
Posted By nesteel

$400 for a Varsity? Seller saw you comin' from a...

$400 for a Varsity? Seller saw you comin' from a mile away.
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Views: 1,857
Posted By nesteel

You didn't miss anything by not reading it. Just...

You didn't miss anything by not reading it. Just a rambling off target post with various inaccuracies.
07-28-20, 12:00 PM
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Views: 337,491
Posted By nesteel

No real world reason to be set on stainless....

No real world reason to be set on stainless. Shapeways black steel has held up fine, both strength wise and corrosion wise, for me on the Huret RD locating tabbed washers. Pretty similar stress...
07-28-20, 11:56 AM
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Views: 4,594
Posted By nesteel

Order forms from that period show tubular tires...

Order forms from that period show tubular tires being an option, so it could've come with 700c wheels as original equipment.
07-28-20, 10:38 AM
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Posted By nesteel

If they were still also available as frameset...

If they were still also available as frameset only in '83 (like the 950/750 were in 80-82) that could actually be the original build done by a shop.
07-28-20, 10:18 AM
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Views: 430
Posted By nesteel

Yep. I am aware. However, I'd prefer to use the...

Yep. I am aware. However, I'd prefer to use the original stem from the Sports Tourer, so Schwinn steerer tube is the preferred solution.
All else fails, I'll splice in a "normal" steerer tube....
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