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08-23-19, 06:43 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Funny, the ad is gone...

Funny, the ad is gone...
08-21-19, 02:05 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

I love the two photos the seller decided to...

I love the two photos the seller decided to use.... 😂
08-20-19, 10:14 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Miyata 1000 I spoke to seller. He would take...

Miyata 1000

I spoke to seller. He would take $250. It's about 56cm. I actually am looking at a different one already, but if anyone wants this I could potentially facilitate Thursday... Haha.
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08-20-19, 11:02 AM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

That Bottechia 😋 I contacted the seller,...

That Bottechia 😋

I contacted the seller, pickup only, no shipping.
08-19-19, 10:34 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Great, I appreciate your help. I have the leg...

Great, I appreciate your help. I have the leg length, if my math is correct ;) I'll take a ride on the 56cm soon (maybe a week or so), and report back! Cheers.
08-19-19, 10:12 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

5'9"

5'9"
08-19-19, 09:03 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Does anyone on here with a 56cm frame want to...

Does anyone on here with a 56cm frame want to measure the top tube and seat tube for me? I have a lead on a very cheap original owner 86' in about a 56cm, I usually ride a 54, so I was just curious.
08-19-19, 05:14 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

I will totally buy the above mentioned bike if...

I will totally buy the above mentioned bike if someone can facilitate. It's in my size....
08-19-19, 03:15 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

$235? That's incredible.

$235? That's incredible.
08-18-19, 07:53 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

crandress Oh royal crapmaster, will you add...

crandress

Oh royal crapmaster, will you add me to the list....?
08-18-19, 02:30 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

This is awesome. I am going to look at a Lotus...

This is awesome. I am going to look at a Lotus Pegasus in Portland Monday night. I'm right in between Kalispell and Portland. They are both about the same size. The Pegasus is about $300 more...
08-17-19, 10:24 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

That looks to be my size... Did you ask the...

That looks to be my size... Did you ask the seller? It's not listed.

If it's in my size I hope someone could facilitate....
08-17-19, 08:16 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

This Seraph is something I had never seen. Upon...

This Seraph is something I had never seen. Upon further reading apparently they are pretty good.

I don't know why the seller thinks it's a Peugeot....

I chatted with him, he wants $125. I might...
08-17-19, 11:11 AM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

You know, I could do trekking bars or VeloO's...

You know, I could do trekking bars or VeloO's 'Crazy Bars,' it would offer multiple hand positions and maintain a similar reach to stock, but give you the ability to stretch out. Hmm...

Okay,...
08-17-19, 10:54 AM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Thanks Habbiano, I have been perusing the drop...

Thanks Habbiano, I have been perusing the drop conversion thread quite a bit. I definitely see the difference(s) in geometry, and likely comfort over the long haul. The big plus doing the MTB drop is...
08-16-19, 10:32 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

OK, so, the seller says the TT on the Pegasus is...

OK, so, the seller says the TT on the Pegasus is 22.5 inches, I'm not sure how he accurate he measured, but the effective TT on my 52cm San Jose is 21.14", it feels a tad cramped when reaching. But...
08-16-19, 09:25 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Thanks for chiming in on this! Nice, if the...

Thanks for chiming in on this!

Nice, if the sizing is a good ballpark, that puts it right in the sweet spot for me.

Most definitely a rebuild I would expect, plus it would just be fun to...
08-16-19, 09:22 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

It does seem overpriced to me, too. I really...

It does seem overpriced to me, too. I really don't know enough to determine comfort long distance on a MTB to drop converted frame, so it's hard to say the personal opinion on that. I am partial to...
08-16-19, 09:18 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Definitely a mixed surface tour!

Definitely a mixed surface tour!
08-16-19, 09:11 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Thanks! I'll definitely keep an eye out for a...

Thanks! I'll definitely keep an eye out for a Miyata. :)
08-16-19, 06:58 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Thanks for this. I'll ask the seller for a few...

Thanks for this. I'll ask the seller for a few measurements. It being a smaller frame than my usual concerns me, although I realize MTBs are sized differently...
08-16-19, 06:32 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

I ran across this Lotus, it's got a unique frame...

I ran across this Lotus, it's got a unique frame and a cool style to it. It's in better shape than I was looking for (I was prepared for a restoration), but being an MTB clearance is great to start....
08-16-19, 03:10 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

I've been looking for one of these... Too big...

I've been looking for one of these... Too big unfortunately.
08-16-19, 10:56 AM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

It's just a tad large for me... I'm more of a...

It's just a tad large for me... I'm more of a 54cm. Would be a great bike.

Still mostly on the hunt for a steel touring frame.... 😅 N+1 though.. ;)
08-16-19, 08:10 AM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Well now I'm embarrassed ;) Very cool to...

Well now I'm embarrassed ;)

Very cool to know!
08-15-19, 10:26 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Unknown 'custom Reynolds 753' bike. ...

Unknown 'custom Reynolds 753' bike.

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08-15-19, 10:14 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Miyata 912 ...

Miyata 912

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08-15-19, 10:05 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

I dont know much about these. 1978 Bill...

I dont know much about these.

1978 Bill Davidson
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08-15-19, 09:51 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

If only my size....

If only my size....
08-15-19, 09:42 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Nice looking bike, just commenting to sub... ;) ...

Nice looking bike, just commenting to sub... ;)
What size is it?
08-15-19, 02:59 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Thank you! I certainly hope so. Frame first 😉

Thank you! I certainly hope so. Frame first 😉
08-15-19, 01:41 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Thanks for this, I'll do more reading after work!

Thanks for this, I'll do more reading after work!
08-15-19, 01:40 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Like I said earlier in my post, there are several...

Like I said earlier in my post, there are several things bringing me to Iceland, both in my studies and outside of my studies - from a personal interest. I have cycled in challenging areas (i.e...
08-15-19, 12:00 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Those are amazing! I would love one... I wonder...

Those are amazing! I would love one... I wonder if I can find a 54cm roughly...
08-15-19, 10:00 AM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

That looks awesome! Thanks for the share

That looks awesome! Thanks for the share
08-15-19, 09:58 AM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

I love the idea of a 650b conversion, is this...

I love the idea of a 650b conversion, is this something I could do to most frames, or what is required? Sorry, newb..... 😉
08-14-19, 05:41 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Thanks for the link!

Thanks for the link!
08-14-19, 05:40 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Thanks for this, I'll check them out! Being born...

Thanks for this, I'll check them out! Being born in 1996 I wouldn't consider it vintage.... But oh well. Not a bad option at all!
08-14-19, 01:02 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Very good to know. Thank you!

Very good to know. Thank you!
08-14-19, 12:52 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Interesting, I thought front loading pretty much...

Interesting, I thought front loading pretty much always helped increase stability. I'll probably have bags front and back, but intended to throw my heavier stuff up front.
08-14-19, 12:31 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

I hadn't considered a vintage MTB, not a bad idea...

I hadn't considered a vintage MTB, not a bad idea at all, I would definitely need to do a drop conversion., but still could be a good option, I'll keep my eyes open.
08-14-19, 12:29 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Haha, very good point, I haven't decided on a...

Haha, very good point, I haven't decided on a date but it will likely be late Spring/early Summer. Also noted on the brakes, thanks!
08-14-19, 12:28 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Nice looking bikes! I hope to keep the weight in...

Nice looking bikes! I hope to keep the weight in the front.
08-14-19, 08:51 AM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Haha, cool! Don't want to step on any toes. I'll...

Haha, cool! Don't want to step on any toes. I'll see what I can come up with. ;)
08-13-19, 10:21 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

What are the current BOC decals looking like...

What are the current BOC decals looking like these days? I have one of the old 'USPS' styled ones. Was thinking about designing a new one... a friend is in the 'decal business' I'd be glad to! Soon...
08-13-19, 10:13 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

That's great! I hope I can do the honor of using...

That's great! I hope I can do the honor of using something from the BOC around Iceland.... I have a couple BOC parts from round one, years ago.
08-13-19, 10:04 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Thanks for the tip, if the frame isn't setup for...

Thanks for the tip, if the frame isn't setup for DT I'll consider this for sure. Also will keep the 26" wheel in mind for sure. Lower center is definitely great. I'll have to ride both and see, never...
08-13-19, 09:52 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Noted, thank you! My main concern is...

Noted, thank you! My main concern is reliability/durability. I definitely want to try and put something on it from the Box O' Crap.
08-13-19, 09:49 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

That seems like a great value, I appreciate this.

That seems like a great value, I appreciate this.
08-13-19, 09:47 PM
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Posted By RamAlaRag

Haha, I have a weird obsession with very cold...

Haha, I have a weird obsession with very cold climates.....

Fly out for a few days on my way back/out from Reykjavik! Haha.
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