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08-09-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 490
Posted By The Golden Boy

And there's another "titanium" colored Bullseye...

And there's another "titanium" colored Bullseye as the upper jockey. That's 3. Three Bullseye Pulleys!! Ah ha ha ha ha ha

Think of how fast this bike is!!!

And energy saving.
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08-09-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 490
Posted By The Golden Boy

This pulley is not for the older man who is...

This pulley is not for the older man who is trying to recreate something ORIGINAL that he always wanted and say "i finally got it after 4 decades!". this is for the person who is actually riding and...
08-08-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 490
Posted By The Golden Boy

Sorry, I couldn't hear you on account of how fast...

Sorry, I couldn't hear you on account of how fast I was going on my red pulleyed touring bike.


https://live.staticflickr.com/4636/24577003957_2842ae4044_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DrMz2x)1985 Trek...
08-08-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 493
Posted By The Golden Boy

I'm curious about this photo- Are those your...

I'm curious about this photo- Are those your feet? If so, how did you curl around to get that shot? Or did you take the photo over a body that was laying on the floor?

Curious... intrigued......
08-08-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By The Golden Boy

What?!? Not sealed!?! Didn't Bullseye...

What?!? Not sealed!?!

Didn't Bullseye firmly establish that you would save enough energy on a 1 mile ride to power a city of 20,000 for 4 months?
08-08-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By The Golden Boy

They come with enough for 2 washers per side-...

They come with enough for 2 washers per side- that's what I use.
08-08-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By The Golden Boy

I use the old Bullseye pulleys. Any of the...

I use the old Bullseye pulleys.

Any of the 10-11T pulleys will be awesome on there. I think VO and Tacx are other new ones..



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08-07-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 904
Posted By The Golden Boy

I got a Bern something or other. I dig it. ...

I got a Bern something or other. I dig it.

My criteria was pretty simple- I want/need the visor- either as a sun visor or as a bug deflector. Lots of vents.

...
08-04-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 451
Posted By The Golden Boy

A 1965 Collegiate was around a $53 bike. I...

A 1965 Collegiate was around a $53 bike.

I get the idea of celebrating Schwinn’s 125th, I get the American made steel bike thing...

I don’t get that this in no way resembles a Collegiate-...
08-03-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By The Golden Boy

These are the 1987 XC Sport versions of the...

These are the 1987 XC Sport versions of the roller cams- they have the infinitely adjustable spring tension setup.


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08-03-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 429
Posted By The Golden Boy

There's the 2nd bottle braze ons and mid-fork...

There's the 2nd bottle braze ons and mid-fork eyelets that are missing from the earlier ones. IMO- the bottle cage is a big deal, and the mid fork would be a big deal if you're actually touring on...
08-03-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 429
Posted By The Golden Boy

You should totally check out the 'Show Your...

You should totally check out the 'Show Your Miyata 1000' thread. https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1176535-show-your-miyata-1000-a.html That'll give you an idea of what the differences...
08-02-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 347
Posted By The Golden Boy

I totally understand wanting to get something...

I totally understand wanting to get something now- with as little fuss as possible to feel good about getting under way with the tour.

The last thing you want is to doubt your equipment. You need...
08-01-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 437
Posted By The Golden Boy

An exceptional looking bike!

An exceptional looking bike!
07-31-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 827
Posted By The Golden Boy

I have the Boxy Rando Bag in Ranger Tan. This...

I have the Boxy Rando Bag in Ranger Tan. This was a Christmas present from my wife- In all that "what do you want for Christmas" stuff that goes on- I gave her a link to the Acorn site- ...
07-29-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 803
Posted By The Golden Boy

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49749126448_ca...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49749126448_ca76a357bf_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iNah4s)New Hat (https://flic.kr/p/2iNah4s) by Dave The Golden Boy (https://www.flickr.com/photos/151917295@N05/),...
07-29-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 803
Posted By The Golden Boy

I’ve got one of the Boxy Rando Bags in Ranger...

I’ve got one of the Boxy Rando Bags in Ranger Tan. It was a Christmas present from my wife- and I was STUNNED she got it.

That bag is one of my most prized cycling accoutrements.
07-28-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 354
Posted By The Golden Boy

It's like at the dog park- you know all the dogs'...

It's like at the dog park- you know all the dogs' names, you recognize the owners- but you don't remember their names...

You remember the bike- you vaguely know who's bike it is... :D
07-27-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 831
Posted By The Golden Boy

Exactly. Not that Eroica is my sort of...

Exactly.

Not that Eroica is my sort of thing exactly- but I take it as an event to celebrate 'doing it the old fashioned way.' And it seems it's got to have people that want to be included, but...
07-26-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 892
Posted By The Golden Boy

"I'm simple, I see a Miyata with cantis, I buy...

"I'm simple, I see a Miyata with cantis, I buy it."

Solid course of action.
07-25-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 76,692
Posted By The Golden Boy

Just recieved a marvelous derailleur from...

Just recieved a marvelous derailleur from malcala622

Thank you!!!
07-23-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,296
Posted By The Golden Boy

I just learned how the sewn together panniers are...

I just learned how the sewn together panniers are carried!!!


https://live.staticflickr.com/3030/2772240308_cf09559931_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/5dYssG)68 (https://flic.kr/p/5dYssG) by zbillster...
07-23-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,828
Posted By The Golden Boy

How did you even find this thread? Having...

How did you even find this thread?

Having the information is one thing, but finding an 8 year old thread with next to no tangible information in it and being able to match it up... that's...
07-21-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,038
Posted By The Golden Boy

Supernational.

Supernational.
07-21-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By The Golden Boy

CP-Settings- Edit Options- turn off "Infinite...

CP-Settings- Edit Options- turn off "Infinite Scroll"
07-18-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,575
Posted By The Golden Boy

Did EjustE come back- this time with a really bad...

Did EjustE come back- this time with a really bad attitude and a spelling problem?
07-16-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 38,522
Posted By The Golden Boy

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50006760631_ff...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50006760631_ff7909d5ce_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jbVHJ8)720 6 14 20 (https://flic.kr/p/2jbVHJ8) by Dave The Golden Boy...
07-14-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,042
Posted By The Golden Boy

Pix or it didn't happen!!!! :D

Pix or it didn't happen!!!! :D
07-12-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 710
Posted By The Golden Boy

Flatted.

Yesterday I took a ride- while I was packing up to go, I kept forgetting stuff. Ended up making several trips to the garage and back into the house- As I was checking out my bag, I took my patch kit...
07-11-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,658
Posted By The Golden Boy

Beautiful! But you and I both know "done"...

Beautiful!

But you and I both know "done" is a relative term. :D
07-11-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,058
Posted By The Golden Boy

When I was in the Army, I got 2 really good...

When I was in the Army, I got 2 really good trades for a 6 pack-

One was a whole drawer full of comics- to include Spider Man 300 and 1-22 of Wolverine.

The other was an old Excelled...
06-26-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By The Golden Boy

Gin & Tonic #1...

Gin & Tonic #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) - refreshing!
Gin & Tonic #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) - This is going...
06-25-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By The Golden Boy

Same here. I just forwarded both emails.

Same here.

I just forwarded both emails.
06-23-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,304
Posted By The Golden Boy

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x574/how_to_insert_usb_wrong_wrong_correct_32705799_8221b0624506f65d1ee141457ed9260d11d9436f.png
06-22-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By The Golden Boy

Congratulations!!

Congratulations!!
06-21-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,687
Posted By The Golden Boy

The "Rag and Bone" name as always intrigued me...

The "Rag and Bone" name as always intrigued me when I've seen it- I just went poking around your site- that looks so cool!

And in case no one else has said it today- thank you for hosting the...
06-21-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,787
Posted By The Golden Boy

If this is for your bike, and not to sell/flip- I...

If this is for your bike, and not to sell/flip- I guess it comes down to whether you like the levers. Personally- I'd go with slotted levers because I think they look cooler (and I'm not very fond...
06-21-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 671
Posted By The Golden Boy

First thought- if you like the bike and the way...

First thought- if you like the bike and the way it rides- don't let the "mid-level" thing sway you. I shudder to think at how much money I threw at my Trek 400 Elance.

Second thought- That...
06-19-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,543
Posted By The Golden Boy

OK, so the catalog colors, braze ons and decals...

OK, so the catalog colors, braze ons and decals all match a 1982 311... but I'm not buying it. It looks like it could be a 92 Jazz By Trek Lattitude that's been modified to look like an 82 311. ...
06-18-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By The Golden Boy

The Miyata 1000LT came about as the Expedition...

The Miyata 1000LT came about as the Expedition was ending.

I would probably take an Expedition over a regular Miyata 1000 of the same or similar age, but I'd take a Miyata 1000LT over an older...
06-17-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 765,848
Posted By The Golden Boy

Good luck on finding something in your size!

Good luck on finding something in your size!
06-17-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By The Golden Boy

That's a really pretty bike. I bet you're going...

That's a really pretty bike. I bet you're going to make it an even prettier bike.

Congratulations and good luck!!!
06-16-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 795
Posted By The Golden Boy

I’m surprised to not see the obvious comment: ...

I’m surprised to not see the obvious comment: Everybody’s rear is different-

What’s a comfy saddle that disappears under one person is an ass-hatchet to another.

I’ve had good luck with...
06-13-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By The Golden Boy

A while ago, I found Chinese ZST levers for like...

A while ago, I found Chinese ZST levers for like $10.

The IRD levers are just rebranded ZST levers, either drilled or not drilled.

See if you can score them for the $10 price without the IRD...
06-11-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 594
Posted By The Golden Boy

Ah-Ha! It was YOU who unleashed the mummy's...

Ah-Ha! It was YOU who unleashed the mummy's curse to scourge the land! A thousand years of pestilence!!!

Cool bike! :D
06-11-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,546
Posted By The Golden Boy

After all the stupid **** I've blown money on... ...

After all the stupid **** I've blown money on... If it's something I've been after- yeah, I'll overpay if I want it. Someone has to set the market.
06-10-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 679
Posted By The Golden Boy

Bathrooms and water fountains (bubblers :D) are...

Bathrooms and water fountains (bubblers :D) are closed.

I was at a rest area out of town- guzzling down my water, and some guy had gotten off his bike, sweating like nobody's business- and was...
06-08-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 704
Posted By The Golden Boy

The Velocity Atlas looks like it’s made in 40. ...

The Velocity Atlas looks like it’s made in 40.

They’re beefy- I’ve got a 36 hole set...

Do a bit of looking/reading- it seems to me I’ve read that with modern butted spokes and modern rims...
06-08-20, 06:43 AM
06-07-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By The Golden Boy

A few years ago I got a stem/handlebar/brake...

A few years ago I got a stem/handlebar/brake lever/shifter setup from an Eastern European country- As I recall shipping time wasn't crazy, but it was packed decently with newspapers filling in the...
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