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10-15-19, 08:21 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Despite my pledge of 'no more', if this was near...

Despite my pledge of 'no more', if this was near me I'd run out and get it. A very good price at $85 obo, but the ad has been up for awhile so there may be a problem, or it sold and the ad never got...
10-06-19, 01:29 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Hard to tell with only 3 pictures, may be too...

Hard to tell with only 3 pictures, may be too good to be true but a potentially nice Paramount for 5 bills in SF. Possibly worth a look for someone in the area.
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09-24-19, 04:04 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Neat coloration, she almost looks like she's...

Neat coloration, she almost looks like she's wearing a Batman mask. :thumb:
09-17-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 407
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Was indeed, I'm not triskaidekaphobic but have to...

Was indeed, I'm not triskaidekaphobic but have to admit it was a bad day for me. I knew when I had to turn back home I'd regret it though it was the right thing to do. Enjoying the great pics. Also...
09-15-19, 01:04 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Sorry about that, I just meant I survived the...

Sorry about that, I just meant I survived the accident. Vague humor - for which I have an unfortunate penchant. I know you have or had one and I have a musician buddy who uses one to haul his gear...
09-14-19, 09:08 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Happy to report no funeral vehicle needed here. :)

Happy to report no funeral vehicle needed here. :)
09-14-19, 06:37 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Looking good! I use bicyclebones too - very good...

Looking good! I use bicyclebones too - very good waterslides that grace both my Paramounts. I learned quickly that they need a coat of lacquer over them or they come apart at the lightest touch like...
09-14-19, 06:01 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

An addendum, btw. 2 hours into the drive at my...

An addendum, btw. 2 hours into the drive at my first stop in Sikeston, MO, and 2 hours before the accident. The 1963 Paramount on the rear rack? Not. A. Scratch. Pic two shows how close it...
09-14-19, 03:32 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Wish I were there, all. Bob

Wish I were there, all.

Bob
09-12-19, 08:45 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Hmm. My Motobecane Grand Record has 531 tubing...

Hmm. My Motobecane Grand Record has 531 tubing and a 26.6 seatpost - but that's French for you. No idea on this one. The decal certainly looks legit.
09-12-19, 08:23 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Good point. I always search on all including...

Good point. I always search on all including dealers, but checking again this one is under 'By Owner' and not under 'By Dealer' so the ad is in violation assuming the shop posted this - a good...
09-12-19, 07:20 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

A bike dealer and on consignment - I'd lay firm...

A bike dealer and on consignment - I'd lay firm odds it's each. :D I checked the shop out in Google photos, they're no stranger to vintage. Likely that's the starting price and going up depending on...
09-11-19, 08:17 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

On consignment at a bike shop in Sycamore, IL. ...

On consignment at a bike shop in Sycamore, IL. The only pic shows a few nice looking specimens.

https://rockford.craigslist.org/bik/d/sycamore-schwinn-paramount-super-sport/6976731764.html...
09-11-19, 04:13 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

A recent thread sort of covered this topic: ...

A recent thread sort of covered this topic: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1175641-retro-helmets.html I've never found anything else that really comes close to the Ekoi but, yeah, it's...
09-10-19, 04:54 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

'72 PX-10, not sure if I've posted this pic...

'72 PX-10, not sure if I've posted this pic elsewhere previously... One of my favorites.
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09-07-19, 06:43 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Nice indeed. My '77 looks pretty much like yours...

Nice indeed. My '77 looks pretty much like yours except the dropouts are chromed.
09-06-19, 11:43 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

I took the Bob out this morning to give the new...

I took the Bob out this morning to give the new rigging a shakedown and for a switch it went with no hitches, everything worked like it should. I only had one high-tooth freewheel in house, a...
09-06-19, 08:39 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

I'm guilty. So, so guilty. ;)

I'm guilty. So, so guilty. ;)
09-06-19, 06:31 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

I left FB in July last year, I miss some of the...

I left FB in July last year, I miss some of the bike groups I was following but other than those it was problematic. The increasingly negative 'Friends' chatter was bad but worse were the problems...
09-06-19, 05:29 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Starts with a "P". Can't show that here....

Starts with a "P". Can't show that here. :)
09-04-19, 06:34 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

I took the rubber band so no one could wind up...

I took the rubber band so no one could wind up the propeller. :D
09-03-19, 09:53 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

If I had room (I don't) and if this were a little...

If I had room (I don't) and if this were a little taller I'd submit an offer. $350 before shipping is a bit much IMO but I have a thing for the old Carlton Catalinas, the Capella lugs and copper-ish...
09-01-19, 07:36 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

I think we know where the seller got that idea......

I think we know where the seller got that idea...

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08-31-19, 04:47 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Heheh - with this seller's notions that air will...

Heheh - with this seller's notions that air will cost $50. BARGAIN!! :)
08-31-19, 07:16 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

A chiropractor's dream for creating new clients. ...

A chiropractor's dream for creating new clients. And it'll only set you back a grand.

https://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/bik/d/cave-spring-custom-made-gucci-lowrider/6967544149.html...
08-30-19, 02:40 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Beauty.

Beauty.
08-30-19, 02:35 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

I like your solution, didn't really want to put...

I like your solution, didn't really want to put in another spindle and futz around with a triple. Just found a 48/34 double to combine with the rear mods and with that I should be able to curse and...
08-30-19, 10:28 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

I've been toying with the idea of bringing the...

I've been toying with the idea of bringing the Bob (which was brought up earlier) and switch out it's current NR setup with a triple front and a 2nd Gen Campag Rally RD I have in the bin paired with...
08-29-19, 08:30 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Nice Colnago. I really appreciate the...

Nice Colnago. I really appreciate the facilitation offer, incredibly tempting but I don't dare get another until I move at least a couple. I'm sweating as I type this. Must.... Resist.... ...
08-29-19, 07:07 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

That'd be a keeper for me - I have a 57cm '89...

That'd be a keeper for me - I have a 57cm '89 Giro, a beauty but right now it usually just graces my office wall since it's a just little too small to be comfortable. One day soon I'll have to say...
08-29-19, 03:14 PM
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Views: 1,179
Posted By PilotFishBob

Red and Chrome are a great pairing, the friend I...

Red and Chrome are a great pairing, the friend I sold my 11.8 to went that route. I also had the Velocals replacement stickers and threw those in, he used all but the red seat tube stripes deciding...
08-29-19, 01:51 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Looks great!

Looks great!
08-28-19, 11:22 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Yes, was watching too out of curiosity. Good...

Yes, was watching too out of curiosity. Good price for sure. It feels like a buyer's market right now, most selling prices I've seen are lower if they go at all.
08-27-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,179
Posted By PilotFishBob

Schwinns tend to throw me on sizing, I never...

Schwinns tend to throw me on sizing, I never tried to change out the stem on the one I had so it never came up. Reading the above I got curious and did a quick search - another possible option,...
08-27-19, 05:57 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Mine was also a 23" with a tiny ding in the top...

Mine was also a 23" with a tiny ding in the top tube, previous owner had let the handlebar swing over which caused that. Still looked good. These were made in Japan, pretty much standard component...
08-26-19, 04:48 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

pm sent

pm sent
08-26-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 400
Posted By PilotFishBob

Per bikemig, Sheldon's detailed rundown and size...

Per bikemig, Sheldon's detailed rundown and size specs on French bicycles, including the bottom bracket area and replacement spindle candidates. I was in there a lot when I started messing with...
08-26-19, 12:06 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

'84 Nishiki Prestige I keep around for my sister...

'84 Nishiki Prestige I keep around for my sister when she visits.
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08-25-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,179
Posted By PilotFishBob

Not sure about the serial, it's not in a form...

Not sure about the serial, it's not in a form I've seen on these (someone will no doubt add to that) but I believe the headbadge indicates the 115th frame built in 1980. I had one for a short time...
08-24-19, 11:45 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Don't think I've ever posted the Grand Jubilé in...

Don't think I've ever posted the Grand Jubilé in this thread so... Out on a ride this morning before the thunderstorms roll in later today.
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08-24-19, 07:08 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

I bow to your drink-fu, sir! :)

I bow to your drink-fu, sir! :)
08-24-19, 07:05 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

26" '73 Paramount, $340 current bid, $100 ship. ...

26" '73 Paramount, $340 current bid, $100 ship. I saw this a few days ago and meant to post but forgot, came across it again this morning - a lot of bid activity but only inching up in price so...
08-24-19, 06:52 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Ha! I wonder if that came from a rum bottle? ...

Ha! I wonder if that came from a rum bottle? if so the seller is my kind of guy. :D
08-22-19, 10:08 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Ha! I actually was wondering if that was...

Ha! I actually was wondering if that was included in the sale though. Marketing... ;)
08-22-19, 08:20 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Nice looking Le Champion, reasonable starting bid...

Nice looking Le Champion, reasonable starting bid price and shipping. I really like the color scheme on these. I guess the card in the rear spokes is in lieu of a model? :)
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08-20-19, 08:44 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Here's something I've never run across before -...

Here's something I've never run across before - seller notes Argentinian origin, a "Rogers". Chromovelato and chromed lugs, Campagnolo-clone components. An eye catcher if nothing else.
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08-17-19, 02:16 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Looks like she stole your tires on of her...

Looks like she stole your tires on of her missions... :D
08-12-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 23,230
Posted By PilotFishBob

Was debating bringing my recently-completed Bob...

Was debating bringing my recently-completed Bob in addition to the three I've already registered. Was going to check on capacity there first but also depends on how much cargo room I'll have, if I...
08-03-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By PilotFishBob

I have a UE-18M I built up for my niece from an...

I have a UE-18M I built up for my niece from an Air Force retiree who purchased it in Germany and brought over to the States. It has that seat stay braze on yours has, and as you can see in this...
08-01-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By PilotFishBob

Nice set o' wheels there. Your stilts are longer...

Nice set o' wheels there. Your stilts are longer than mine, that's a tall bike.
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