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05-21-19, 05:06 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Damn.... My size too!

Damn.... My size too!
05-05-19, 10:40 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

This line: "back in 1988 Cannondale was at the...

This line: "back in 1988 Cannondale was at the cutting edge of high end fillet-brazed aluminum touring frames"
is almost deserving of a spot in the Whacky World thread.
Filet brazed aluminum.......
05-01-19, 02:54 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Looks a little tired, but reasonably priced at...

Looks a little tired, but reasonably priced at $70. In E. Hampton, LI
Bianchi Strada LX (https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/380456925882414/)
...
04-27-19, 09:47 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Here's another for the delusional pricing...

Here's another for the delusional pricing category. I believe this poor guy needs a refresher course in how to fundraise for a non-profit.
What is it about used bike resellers in Madison, Wi?
cool...
04-17-19, 08:39 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

oh good lord, seriously? For a minute there, I...

oh good lord, seriously?
For a minute there, I thought it was our buddy with the Cannondale Hooligan... but no....
When did Shimano stop making V-Brakes, I must have been sleeping :thumb:
"when...
04-14-19, 10:33 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Every now & again you'll see full chrome Raleigh...

Every now & again you'll see full chrome Raleigh Sports. I've heard it said that they were dealer's display bikes circa '72-'74. My guess this Super Course would fall into that same niche, however I...
04-13-19, 10:54 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Kardashian, isn't that the new...

Kardashian, isn't that the new antibiotic-resistant super-strain of syphilis?
04-10-19, 07:47 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

eeegads! Looks like the rider used a brick wall...

eeegads! Looks like the rider used a brick wall or a parked car for a front brake. No offense, but what's scrap steel selling for these days?
04-08-19, 01:16 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Oh lord, those pedals look pretty beat for new. ...

Oh lord, those pedals look pretty beat for new.
And that's Mount Airy Bicycles in College Park, MD (https://www.bike123.com/) they should be ashamed of themselves.
04-07-19, 11:19 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Another "good luck with that" qualifier. An...

Another "good luck with that" qualifier.
An $850 bike for $8,750.95
bonus points for spelling
#derp (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=derp)
Bicycle cannondale...
01-02-19, 02:28 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

This friday > Estate sale near-ish Birmingham,...

This friday > Estate sale near-ish Birmingham, Al. Nice looking Santana Spirit Ultegra/XT mix tanem.... oh, and a Cannondale Tandem.
https://www.estatesales.net/AL/Cropwell/35054/2094318...
01-01-19, 10:34 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

My bad, Bob... pretty much missed that you'd...

My bad, Bob... pretty much missed that you'd asked for measurements a while back.
But hey, I'm a 52 year old millennial!

This thread has swerved off topic.
I'll check back in about a month from...
01-01-19, 07:34 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Thanks for the input, but the problem I'm trying...

Thanks for the input, but the problem I'm trying to solve has nothing to do with cable routing. Or narrow rims @sweeks (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/sweeks-17095.html)
I'm a mechanic myself...
01-01-19, 02:40 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

"Shopping (ripping you off) Made Easy" 325%...

"Shopping (ripping you off) Made Easy"
325% retail markup (https://www.ebay.com/itm/Sta-Tru-Silver-Steel-6-7-Speed-Freewheel-Hub-Rear-Wheel-70cm-X-3-5cm-Sta-Tru/192775911713)
12-31-18, 07:26 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Most of that long algebra is way over my head,...

Most of that long algebra is way over my head, but the bits I can grasp are extremely useful. Thanks!
UPDATE: I'm in the middle of a job on an '88 Trek 520 which also has the same problem of the...
12-30-18, 12:19 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

SUHWEET! $1,100 for a Japanese Bianchi with a...

SUHWEET! $1,100 for a Japanese Bianchi with a crashy fork? What are we waiting for?!
Vintage Edoardo Bianchi Bicycle - $1100...
12-22-18, 10:11 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

is this a troll? how can this not be a troll? ...

is this a troll? how can this not be a troll?
vintage-english-mens-bicycle (https://newyork.craigslist.org/fct/bik/d/norwalk-vintage-english-mens-bicycle/6760156906.html)
Great Condition, Brown in...
12-21-18, 12:32 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Yes, the main problem is that the new rims are...

Yes, the main problem is that the new rims are significantly wider (29mm) than the old ones (23mm). The old rims were kinda cheapo double wall joints & the Rhynolite was the only 20" rim I could find...
12-20-18, 04:26 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

thanks for the lookout! Should have been...

thanks for the lookout!

Should have been specific when I said that I have the Avids set up with the skinny swivel washers on the inside.
Also, my experience as a mechanic with those particular...
12-20-18, 04:12 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

I realise that cantis would be the ideal...

I realise that cantis would be the ideal solution. And I actually have a couple of really excellent sets to choose from.
The inconvenience they would present is that the Bike Friday is a break-away...
12-20-18, 10:05 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Lowest profile V-brake?

Hello, hello.... I am swapping out the wheels on my Bike Friday tandem from the original Sun CR17 rims to RhynoLite XL rims. The problem I'm looking to solve is dues to the kind of narrow c-to-c...
12-08-18, 10:25 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

If you don't mind waiting until after the 20th,...

If you don't mind waiting until after the 20th, I've got a pair of new 36h VO Raid rims that I could part with.
12-08-18, 09:39 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Peugeot Pf 1000. Reynolds 708, Mavic/Sachs...

Peugeot Pf 1000. Reynolds 708, Mavic/Sachs ergopower group.
Been sitting for a while at this price. Just out in the 'burbs of Caen in Normandy.
https://www.leboncoin.fr/velos/1511973711.htm/

...
12-08-18, 09:27 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Peugeot 4000 Competition, 3 main tubes Columbus...

Peugeot 4000 Competition, 3 main tubes Columbus Thron, Campy Mirage 8 speed triple.
Up in the hills above Toulon, PACA...
12-08-18, 09:17 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

3 Peugeots in varying condition from 150-40....

3 Peugeots in varying condition from 150-40. Rhone-Alpes, east of Lyon.
https://www.leboncoin.fr/velos/1531325477.htm/

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11-04-18, 07:21 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

grrr. This would pop up just as I begin to...

grrr.
This would pop up just as I begin to contemplate retiring my 25" '79 714.
09-24-18, 11:08 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Agreed, these bikes can be interesting to the...

Agreed, these bikes can be interesting to the right person. I volunteer with the bike coop when I'm in France visiting family and every now and then one of these kind of Italian gaspipe jobs winds up...
09-24-18, 02:19 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

This Gian Robert has been abandoned for at least...

This Gian Robert has been abandoned for at least 10 years in this very spot, an area that's notorious for bike thieves.
All chrome under the peeling enamel and the same lugs, Gian Robert branded...
09-24-18, 09:13 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

No offense, however: With a cheap cottered...

No offense, however: With a cheap cottered crankset, steel rims & what looks like a crashed Motobecane fork and stamped dropouts; I don't see anything very high end about this at all.
Personally,...
04-08-18, 10:30 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Fourth DAMN! A most excellent rear derailleur!...

Fourth DAMN!
A most excellent rear derailleur! Beats the crap out of Campag NR of the same era all day long.
04-08-18, 07:23 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Also, that Technomic stem says, "I thought of...

Also, that Technomic stem says, "I thought of every possible upgrade except for finding a frame in my actual size."
03-19-18, 12:47 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Exceptionally wacky freinage, but not a deal...

Exceptionally wacky freinage, but not a deal breaker. As noted
Velosniper: More Weird Brakes - Weinmann Delta and PBS300...
03-19-18, 12:02 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Ditto, that this is laughably overpriced.

Ditto, that this is laughably overpriced.
03-18-18, 09:53 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Moving this one over from the 'Wacky World'...

Moving this one over from the 'Wacky World' thread. Good eye MiloFrance.
03-18-18, 09:43 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Je comprend pas.... that's not very wacky. En...

Je comprend pas.... that's not very wacky. En fait, it's rather nice.
Je le mettrai dans le rubrique "are you looking for one of these".
03-16-18, 11:53 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

It's a clunker, but my vote is yes only because...

It's a clunker, but my vote is yes only because it's nice and rusty ;)
03-15-18, 05:32 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

The answer you're looking for is crashed and...

The answer you're looking for is crashed and bent.
If that soft alloy Arabesque headset is original to the bike, it's prolly fubar too.
03-15-18, 05:16 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

DOH! Great job everybody!!

DOH! Great job everybody!!
03-11-18, 08:04 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Thanks for the input on the group, this thing's...

Thanks for the input on the group, this thing's out of my scope. Altho, "wildly optimistic" is putting it nicely. It seems apparent by the text in the listing that the seller doesn't really know...
03-11-18, 02:07 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

At this price, it should really go in the "wacky...

At this price, it should really go in the "wacky world" thread, but to be fair it is a best offer listing.
I don't know much about early 8sp Capag Ergopower, wild guess it's the entry level version...
02-19-18, 07:09 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

ughhh. This thing again ...

ughhh. This thing again
https://newyork.craigslist.org/brk/bik/d/trek-3500-disc-mountain-bike/6499865818.html
https://images.craigslist.org/00s0s_jUSuNZnRmCv_600x450.jpg...
02-14-18, 06:34 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Track bike. OK 👍🏿 ...

Track bike. OK 👍🏿
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/896305660544647/?ref=netego_ssfy_www...
02-04-18, 03:54 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

There are **things about this bike to lead me to...

There are **things about this bike to lead me to believe that it's actually what's called "bicicletta gentiluomo" or what the English & Dutch would refer to as a "Popular" that's been enameled over,...
12-16-17, 01:17 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

cool japanese frameset, but a little oversold ...

cool japanese frameset, but a little oversold
"Tange I and Tange II tube sets are the top of the line quality chrome molly tubing on par with Columbus SL and Reynolds 531."...
12-11-17, 12:40 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

As in Mel Pinto?

As in Mel Pinto?
12-11-17, 12:39 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Must be an airborne contagion!

Must be an airborne contagion!
12-09-17, 11:35 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

"ounce started"

I wonder if it cost extra to have the front brake installed correctly?...
09-21-17, 06:48 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Correct me if I'm wrong, I think that particular...

Correct me if I'm wrong, I think that particular fork would be Motobecane Pantin(Paris) production as opposed to the mega factory in St.Etienne(?)
09-21-17, 06:28 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

unfortunately the *fork looks a little crashed :(

unfortunately the *fork looks a little crashed :(
09-21-17, 06:09 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

https://images.craigslist.org/00w0w_amNCvXzEQvh_60...

https://images.craigslist.org/00w0w_amNCvXzEQvh_600x450.jpg
"The bike features a lightweight Columbus frame and a full Campagnolo drivetrain."...
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