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11-24-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 237
Posted By rgvg

Quick related question. If you have a threaded...

Quick related question. If you have a threaded boss under the fork crown, and have a small rack mounted (nitto) where it goes through the fork, how do you mount the front fender at the crown? It...
11-17-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 20,779
Posted By rgvg

Schwinn Prelude (89 I think) $150CAD Vancouver...

Schwinn Prelude (89 I think) $150CAD Vancouver massive price drop from 475 https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/447622340367854/
I like Schwinns. I bought an 89 Voyageur that's too small for me...
11-12-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 20,779
Posted By rgvg

Tall Nishiki Continental $220 Vancouver...

Tall Nishiki Continental $220 Vancouver https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/450809693849185/
...
11-03-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 589,053
Posted By rgvg

So wait, what tires are those then? Not 650bs?

So wait, what tires are those then? Not 650bs?
11-02-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By rgvg

Well, I'll defer to what T-Mar says. All the...

Well, I'll defer to what T-Mar says. All the Sekines I've seen advertised were a little too big for me so I never went to see them.
11-02-22, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By rgvg

Depends on how much they're asking for it. Not...

Depends on how much they're asking for it. Not sure what model it is but it seems to be the more common lower end one. The higher up models are champion 5, and this isn't one of them. The better ones...
10-29-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 927
Posted By rgvg

I talked to a guy a couple of months ago who...

I talked to a guy a couple of months ago who mentioned he bought all his tools from Germany. Even with shipping he said it was cheaper. He thought it might have to do with more people on bikes over...
10-26-22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By rgvg

Maybe you can ask the guy in this thread...

Maybe you can ask the guy in this thread https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1261912-campy-rims-too-many-holes.html if he'll sell or trade them to you.
10-23-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 99,109
Posted By rgvg

Does the top one have a clamp or is it the brazed...

Does the top one have a clamp or is it the brazed on type?
10-21-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By rgvg

For some years Nishiki had the tubing marked in...

For some years Nishiki had the tubing marked in that spot. The ones I'd prefer say Tange 2 or Tange 1. Some of their lower end models had Toshiba tubing, and although I've not seen one yet, I don't...
10-21-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By rgvg

I wouldn't be surprised if it says Toshiba....

I wouldn't be surprised if it says Toshiba. Anyway, this is not the bike you are looking for. It doesn't look like one of their better quality ones.
10-20-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By rgvg

I think it was just a later model hub, you know,...

I think it was just a later model hub, you know, it's kind of thicker in the middle but nowhere near enough to be a dynamo hub. If it had been a working dyno hub then it would really have been worth...
10-20-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By rgvg

I'm in Vancouver too. It's too big for me so it's...

I'm in Vancouver too. It's too big for me so it's not one that I could consider. If it had been 21" I would have gone for it. Good luck on your hunt for a 4th bike.
10-19-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By rgvg

If it's good shape and fits, I don't know why...

If it's good shape and fits, I don't know why nobody would buy it. At $100CAD it seems like a no brainer.
10-15-22, 09:25 PM
10-15-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,218
Posted By rgvg

I probably don't need to say this but I'll say it...

I probably don't need to say this but I'll say it anyway. If you're coming up to Vancouver on your nice bikes, be sure you have a place to secure them as we have a fairly high rate of bike theft. Of...
10-15-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,147
Posted By rgvg

Huh. I asked a shop if they could spread a frame...

Huh. I asked a shop if they could spread a frame they said yes. I asked if they could align a frame they said no.
10-14-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 542
Posted By rgvg

Here's the 79 catalog pages from bulgier.net ...

Here's the 79 catalog pages from bulgier.net

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1025x800/07_grand_jubile_79_d1c6b38904d0b37c05e729e25cac935e8216ec43.jpg...
10-14-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 542
Posted By rgvg

I have a 79 that looks very much like that. The...

I have a 79 that looks very much like that. The paint on mine doesn't look that good though.
10-13-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 507
Posted By rgvg

Schwinn catalog specs...

Schwinn catalog specs https://waterfordbikes.com/SchwinnCat/flschwinn_1981_1990/1984Ltwt18.html

Seatpost is 26.6.

There is a show your voyageur page here too...
10-10-22, 09:43 AM
10-03-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 873
Posted By rgvg

Yes! Just with the original handlebars. Pretty...

Yes! Just with the original handlebars. Pretty bike, right?
10-03-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 873
Posted By rgvg

Nothing fancy. I was supposed to meet a seller...

Nothing fancy. I was supposed to meet a seller for a Norco ST on a Saturday. On Friday she messages me and says she decided to sell it first come first serve. It seemed like a nice bike, reminded me...
10-03-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,841
Posted By rgvg

If you're referring to post #26, I think that is...

If you're referring to post #26, I think that is a flick stand.
09-28-22, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By rgvg

Well I looked at the show your lotus thread, and...

Well I looked at the show your lotus thread, and those Lotus sure are pretty. But I didn't see one that looked like the one I'm inquiring about.

I'll have a gander at the show your japanese...
09-28-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By rgvg

If it's Sequoia I'd like to have it. But as you...

If it's Sequoia I'd like to have it. But as you say the sticker isn't correct, and neither does the fork look like it's apt for a Sequoia. Still it does look suspiciously like good steel. I'll let it...
09-28-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By rgvg

I don't know about getting the serial number. I'd...

I don't know about getting the serial number. I'd probably have to go check it out to get the serial, and that might lead to making an offer and taking it home...

Champion 2 does appeal to me...
09-28-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By rgvg

What Tour-ey Bike is This?

It has no decals in the pictures, doesn't have cantilevers, Champion 2, maybe 2 sets of bottle bosses on down tube, sloping fork crown.

...
09-27-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 20,779
Posted By rgvg

Sekai 4000 $400CAD ...

Sekai 4000 $400CAD https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/454548723286383/

I think these were made by Miki. Close to the top of their line except for the 5000, I think.

...
09-27-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 20,779
Posted By rgvg

Ah yes you're right. I confused my cappellas with...

Ah yes you're right. I confused my cappellas with catalinas.
09-24-22, 06:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 706
Posted By rgvg

Tange 1000 is thicker than 900. 900 has similar...

Tange 1000 is thicker than 900. 900 has similar dimensions to Tange Infinity.
09-22-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 99,109
Posted By rgvg

If it's not much trouble sure. Is that anything...

If it's not much trouble sure. Is that anything like the tubus duo rack?
09-21-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 99,109
Posted By rgvg

I took a better look at the holes and they are...

I took a better look at the holes and they are unthreaded. My other bikes all have m5 threaded mounts so I was surprised by this one. It does go all the way through the other side.

Anybody know...
09-20-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 99,109
Posted By rgvg

Anybody know if the mid fork mounts on the 88ish...

Anybody know if the mid fork mounts on the 88ish Voyageur is m5 or something else? Is it even threaded at all? I can push an m5 bolt straight through and I can't seem to feel any threads. I don't...
09-15-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,671
Posted By rgvg

Yes, to my understanding they were a smaller but...

Yes, to my understanding they were a smaller but excellent manufacturer for some other brands, including Centurion, Sekai, and others. I read here in Canada they did the Sakai bikes (not same as...
09-14-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,671
Posted By rgvg

1) Yes you can for at least some of ones that...

1) Yes you can for at least some of ones that were produced by Miki (the slate gray Sequoias and I don't know if others)
2) If your Expedition was produced by Miyata then it would follow the Miyata...
09-09-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 20,779
Posted By rgvg

Some kind of Carlton/Raleigh catalina lugs but...

Some kind of Carlton/Raleigh catalina lugs but nondescript fork, forged drop outs $100 project Vancouver...
09-08-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 20,779
Posted By rgvg

Trek $150...

Trek $150 https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/434544045267448/

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x720/trek_fc6b19e701cc7f8f688d81d8d6e8b292937f204c.jpg
09-07-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,841
Posted By rgvg

The hubs on my 83 Pro tour are cartridge bearing,...

The hubs on my 83 Pro tour are cartridge bearing, like the ones that were on my Nishiki Internationals (84,85) and Sequoia (85). I'd guess the ones on the 84 are also cartridge bearings.
09-03-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 105,094
Posted By rgvg

Idk but I think you should try it and let us...

Idk but I think you should try it and let us know. Sounds like a reasonable price for the area, if it's legit.
08-31-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,368
Posted By rgvg

How about Hirose? I've never seen one but Jan...

How about Hirose? I've never seen one but Jan Heine seems to be a fan.
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By rgvg

Can't say much about the cranks but the bb and...

Can't say much about the cranks but the bb and headset on mine were td cross.
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By rgvg

Mine has the same headbadge and looks similar. It...

Mine has the same headbadge and looks similar. It came with shimano 333 hubs. The decal said 531 frame tubing, but don't know about the stays. It should be straight gauge. I believe I measured the...
08-18-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 20,779
Posted By rgvg

Some sort of Koga Miyata. Says Aero on it......

Some sort of Koga Miyata. Says Aero on it... seller says it's aluminum but the sticker says crmo... $50
I wonder what those "aero" parts go for.
...
08-16-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By rgvg

700c or 26"? I think I might have seen a later...

700c or 26"? I think I might have seen a later model caravan with unicrown forks on cl before. They made those with quad butted tubes. Could be wrong though.
08-14-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 20,779
Posted By rgvg

Santana tandem 26" $100 (I can't help but think...

Santana tandem 26" $100 (I can't help but think they forgot an extra zero on this). I think this might fit me and my wife but she doesn't ride bikes so...

...
08-14-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 20,779
Posted By rgvg

Torpado Super Strada $450...

Torpado Super Strada $450 https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/739861963890197/
...
08-13-22, 06:06 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,697
Posted By rgvg

I have a 113 mm spindle and Sugino XD triple, but...

I have a 113 mm spindle and Sugino XD triple, but it's not the cartridge type. Didn't check the chainline since I don't know how and don't really mind as long as it works. Why is chainline important...
08-11-22, 10:56 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 20,779
Posted By rgvg

Fuji Titanium $1000...

Fuji Titanium $1000 https://vancouver.craigslist.org/van/bik/d/vancouver-1987-fuji-titanium-vintage/7520176419.html
...
08-11-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,614
Posted By rgvg

Well, if you've tried it then there's not much...

Well, if you've tried it then there's not much more for me to say, other than nice bike. I wish I had one like it.
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