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03-30-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 910
Posted By OutnBack

The Little General-definitely taller than 68cm!

The Little General-definitely taller than 68cm!
03-30-22, 05:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 910
Posted By OutnBack

If you can find one in your size, I say grab the...

If you can find one in your size, I say grab the Sequoia. I had a 1983 Jim Merz version that was unfortunately one size too large. The ride quality was amazing, & even though it didn't quite fit...
03-29-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By OutnBack

Specialized Street Stomper

Picked this one up for when my daughter heads off to college in a few years, a late 80s Specialized Street Stomper. Nothing high-end, but an ideal campus cruiser. ...
03-23-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By OutnBack

Bridgestone JDM Mt Bike

This was purchased from a US Naval Veteran who was stationed in Japan in the early 90's. Appears to have never been ridden. ChroMo frame & fork, double eyelets front & back for racks & fenders, 3x7...
03-07-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,721
Posted By OutnBack

+1. I owned an 83 Sequoia, the Jim Merz version,...

+1. I owned an 83 Sequoia, the Jim Merz version, & the ride & build quality were top-shelf, but sadly the bike was one size to large so I moved it along. I just picked up a 91 Bridgestone RBT that...
01-16-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,687
Posted By OutnBack

Here's an 85 I scored for $25. ...

Here's an 85 I scored for $25.
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01-16-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,582
Posted By OutnBack

Great looking Davidson! Have you determined how...

Great looking Davidson! Have you determined how wide a tire will fit?
01-04-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By OutnBack

1981 Lotus Odyssey Donor-Bike-Palooza

This one started out on CL at $300. It was quickly reduced to $175, where it sat for a couple of days before I contacted the seller. A bit of a basket case, it has no front derailleur, upright...
12-10-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 91,229
Posted By OutnBack

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Scored this 1991 Voyageur last week. The bike looks like it has less than 100 miles on...
12-07-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By OutnBack

So I pulled the trigger on the Voyageur & I...

So I pulled the trigger on the Voyageur & I couldn't be happier. The condition of the bike is amazing, It came w/ new tires, tubes, bar tape, a Nitto Technomic stem that was installed sometime in the...
12-06-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By OutnBack

Where would those who appreciate a Voyageur be...

Where would those who appreciate a Voyageur be w/out Sandro?
11-24-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,123
Posted By OutnBack

I love this shade of mid-80s Fuji Gray.

I love this shade of mid-80s Fuji Gray.
11-15-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By OutnBack

Mid-80s Fuji Sundance Mountain Bike

Appropriate sized vintage mountain bikes don't pop up very often, at least not in my neck of the woods. So when this 60 cm Fuji Sundance showed up locally, I scooped it up for the seller's asking...
07-07-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 941
Views: 267,485
Posted By OutnBack

Love the way the swept-back bars look w/ the...

Love the way the swept-back bars look w/ the slingshot stem.
07-03-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,430
Posted By OutnBack

Not sure-I'm in Alaska & won't be home for a few...

Not sure-I'm in Alaska & won't be home for a few more days. I'll check when I get back.
06-12-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By OutnBack

The plan for the bike was to take advantage of...

The plan for the bike was to take advantage of the relaxed angles & long chainstays & turn it into an urban grocery-getter/bar bike. Certainly nothing crazy.
05-27-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,252
Posted By OutnBack

1986 Dorado Sherpa Mountain Bike

Picked this ATB up for $30 in order to harvest the SR slingshot stem. I believe it's a 1986 model, & it's spec'd surprisingly nice. CroMo frame & fork, chain hanger, mid-fork rack mounts, & double...
05-26-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 367,144
Posted By OutnBack

86 st400

Picked this one up not long ago. The previous owner installed 9 speed Dura Ace barcons, which don't play well w/ the 6 speed freewheel. The blue sparkle paint & silhouetted decals don't match...
05-11-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8,175
Views: 2,593,415
Posted By OutnBack

Another 83 Diamond Back Ridge Runner came my way....

Another 83 Diamond Back Ridge Runner came my way. In as found condition:
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05-10-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By OutnBack

Yet Another Diamond Back Ridge Runner

2 weeks ago I traded a Rolf Vector rear wheel for an 18" Diamond Back Ridge Runner, & today I found another one that actually fits me. The wheels have been swapped out, but it's still sporting a pair...
04-27-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8,175
Views: 2,593,415
Posted By OutnBack

If I'm not mistaken, the 82 DB Ridge Runner was...

If I'm not mistaken, the 82 DB Ridge Runner was the second production Mt Bike after the 81 Stumpjumper, & as such, predated the Miyata Ridge Runner. I think Diamond Back produced both the Mean Streak...
04-27-21, 03:49 AM
Replies: 8,175
Views: 2,593,415
Posted By OutnBack

A complete 83 DB Ridge Runner that is showing her...

A complete 83 DB Ridge Runner that is showing her age. Ornate Lugs, Diamond- Shaped Bullmoose Bars, Sugino AT triple w/ 180mm crank arms, Suntour Beartrap Pedals, Friction Shifters & Superbe Tech RD....
04-24-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 985,033
Posted By OutnBack

That turned out exceptional. Great job!

That turned out exceptional. Great job!
04-24-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By OutnBack

1983 Diamond Back Ridge Runner

This morning I traded a Rolf Vector rear wheel for this 1983 DB Ridge Runner. Patina it's got in spades, including pitted chrome on the handlebars bars & crusty wheel spokes, but the rust on the...
04-23-21, 01:16 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 139,070
Posted By OutnBack

Here is an 85 Touring Deluxe I just scored. The...

Here is an 85 Touring Deluxe I just scored. The sale included a vintage Jim Blackburn front rack & a set of Deore derailleurs for updating the bike....
04-22-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,975
Posted By OutnBack

Another split-tube Moto. Picked up for $5 last...

Another split-tube Moto. Picked up for $5 last year-After a wash & wax, looked like it was sitting on a showroom floor. My wife had no interest, so I sold it for $200 not long after. Beautiful Vitus...
04-22-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,551
Posted By OutnBack

Has anyone done a Moto Grand Jubile? I have my...

Has anyone done a Moto Grand Jubile? I have my eye on a minty 1979 built w/ Vitus tubing & center pull brakes.
03-26-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,381
Posted By OutnBack

Looks like it belongs in the Trek Catalog. The...

Looks like it belongs in the Trek Catalog. The front & rear JB racks, the 650B wheels, the long chainstays...
I stumbled across one these Jim Blackburn front racks yesterday & plan on mounting it on...
03-19-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,039
Posted By OutnBack

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03-10-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,257
Posted By OutnBack

I had a mid-80s Kamra that was the spitting image...

I had a mid-80s Kamra that was the spitting image of a Nishiki Tri-A. It had internal cabling, a triple crank, & a Suntour Cyclone 3 pulley derailleur. Wish I still had it. ...
Replies: 16
Views: 2,703
Posted By OutnBack

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03-03-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 912
Posted By OutnBack

86 Cannondale ST400

Just picked up this 1986 ST400 for $60. I'm 6'3", so the 25" frame was a must. It came with front & rear Jandd racks (front low-rider rack installed incorrectly by the seller), a triple Biopace...
01-27-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7,361
Views: 3,248,293
Posted By OutnBack

Just found a red DB Apex as well, & I'm...

Just found a red DB Apex as well, & I'm considering a drop bar conversion for it. Anything I should look out for?
03-30-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,395
Posted By OutnBack

I think you may have nailed it. They look like...

I think you may have nailed it. They look like the Deore DX cantis...Thanks!
03-30-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,395
Posted By OutnBack

1993-1994 Miele Touring Bike

Bought this off of a neighbor for $20. Columbus Cromor frame & fork. The frame has zero rust, but plenty of battle scars, as well as many non original parts, including brakes, mis-matched wheels, and...
03-14-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,803
Posted By OutnBack

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Views: 1,525
Posted By OutnBack

1984 Univega Super Strada Olympic Edition

Thoughts on the value of this mostly original Univega Super Strada:
Tange Champion Frame. Dura Ace AX Components
In 1984 was the only change for the Olympic Edition the color from Gray to Red? A...
02-10-20, 02:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,799
Posted By OutnBack

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Picked this one up last month for $75. M2 Serial #, Sugino AT Crank, Superbe Brakes,...
02-08-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8,175
Views: 2,593,415
Posted By OutnBack

Mid-80s Raleigh Elkhorn ...

Mid-80s Raleigh Elkhorn
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02-04-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,245
Posted By OutnBack

How about the Giant Excursion: It came w/ Deore...

How about the Giant Excursion: It came w/ Deore LX components, Racks, Fenders, Internal Wiring & a Bottom Bracket generator to Power Front & Rear Lights. You don't see them very often, but I had one...
01-08-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,007
Posted By OutnBack

$75 1980s Specialized Sequoia

"Mama told me there'd be days like this"...picked this Specialized Sequoia up a few days ago for $75. Bike has bosses for 3 water bottles, Cyclone front & rear derailleurs, Superbe brake levers,...
12-23-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,717
Posted By OutnBack

I've sold 24 bikes in the past 12 months on CL. 9...

I've sold 24 bikes in the past 12 months on CL. 9 vintage touring bikes, as well as some other interesting ones. The market may have softened, but there seems to be plenty of deals if one chooses to...
12-20-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,982
Posted By OutnBack

Have you tried one out on a build yet? I'm...

Have you tried one out on a build yet? I'm curious how they work compared to a typical long cage derailleur...thanks!
12-14-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,709
Posted By OutnBack

Spotted this Kamra Triathlee the other day. ...

Spotted this Kamra Triathlee the other day.
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12-12-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,741
Posted By OutnBack

Great Review...Here's a 21" Mixte I found...

Great Review...Here's a 21" Mixte I found recently.
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12-07-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,869
Posted By OutnBack

Split Tube Moto-Mixte

Found this one today... a mid-70s Motobecane Grand Touring w/ Vitus Double Butted 172 Tubing, Rigida Wheels, Suntour VGT Luxe RD, & Suntour Power Ratchet Down Tube Shifters. Covered w/ 40+ years of...
12-05-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,036
Posted By OutnBack

Was the Giant Excursion Touring Bike Sold in the USA?

I recently acquired an early 90s Giant Excursion & was wondering if this was a "Euro" bike, or were they sold in the states? It has a built in lock for securing the back wheel, internal wiring & a...
Replies: 23
Views: 2,929
Posted By OutnBack

Help Dating a Carlton Franco Suisse

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