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01-08-14, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By bornhere

Yes, I used to see them/it at Ajo Bikes. A labor...

Yes, I used to see them/it at Ajo Bikes. A labor of love right there!
10-18-11, 07:49 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,427
Posted By bornhere

Sorry to hear about the layoff. It's good to hear...

Sorry to hear about the layoff. It's good to hear you have a plan though. Been There. I drove team with my wife back in 2000. I just used the experience to land a sweet local gig hauling fuel though,...
10-15-11, 03:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,170
Posted By bornhere

If you get a pugsly, you can do this;...

If you get a pugsly, you can do this; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-_pAVNwfT8

I don't think the Lemond would take too kindly to that. The Litespeed should not be taken "lightly" though.
10-15-11, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By bornhere

1992? Ibis SS (in super small)

A few weeks ago, I decided it was time for my oldest son to hit the trails. He pretty much learned to ride on the bmx track, so I started thinking mountain bike. I was worried that to get something...
04-30-11, 11:35 PM
Replies: 13,570
Views: 2,742,779
Posted By bornhere

I still like the cradle on my old stand...

I still like the cradle on my old stand better(for ease of hanging the bike), but the adjust-ability of the Park stand will be nice.
...
Forum: BMX
12-04-10, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,106
Posted By bornhere

I got my son signed up at the local bmx track,...

I got my son signed up at the local bmx track, then told the wife "if he is going to do it, I am going to be out there with him".
She never needs an explanation when I exercise or take the kids off...
07-21-10, 01:15 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 32,387
Posted By bornhere

Still have not found anything nice that fits, but...

Still have not found anything nice that fits, but I have seen some old bikes in amazing condition. Just so happens, I usually double up on them as well. The Iron Man went for 350. I sold the Cresta...
07-21-10, 01:09 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 32,387
Posted By bornhere

First flip, about a year ago. Paid 85 at the...

First flip, about a year ago. Paid 85 at the goodwill, wiped off the dust and slapped it on the cl. It sold in 45 min for 200. I was shocked to say the least. as soon as I had the bike off of the car...
04-12-10, 10:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,458
Posted By bornhere

Me too, I have passed on quite a few lately. I...

Me too, I have passed on quite a few lately. I feel good about it as well. I don't need a parts bin full of low end crap, or frame sets that I can't sell, or worse, wheel sets. I need good old bikes...
04-11-10, 11:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,471
Posted By bornhere

Umm, why has no one mentioned rim width? A wide...

Umm, why has no one mentioned rim width? A wide tire will not act like a wide tire on a narrow rim. Control is all about the sidewall, and a sidewall will flex differently on different width rims. Go...
03-15-10, 04:58 PM
Replies: 52,085
Views: 6,978,631
Posted By bornhere

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1645250481.html ...

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1645250481.html

DAVE SCOTT IRONMAN CENTURION BIKE - $150 (EAST SIDE)

THIS BIKE IS SUPER LITE, NEEDS A NEW SEAT AND TUBES, $150.00 THIS BIKE IS AN EXPENSIVE...
03-12-10, 10:13 AM
Replies: 52,085
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Posted By bornhere

I remember seeing a thread on these, I can't say...

I remember seeing a thread on these, I can't say for sure it was in this forum though. I think they were a specific race bike for a class that never caught on in the 80's or something. Bmx on asphalt...
03-06-10, 07:18 PM
Replies: 52,085
Views: 6,978,631
Posted By bornhere

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1631677632.html ...

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1631677632.html
1987 model trek road bike bike - $250 (tus)



1987 model trek road bike bike, 47mm frame size, reynolds 531 tubing made in USA,VERY NICE...
03-06-10, 07:16 PM
Replies: 52,085
Views: 6,978,631
Posted By bornhere

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1631681767.html ...

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1631681767.html

Raleigh Bicycle Sports Bike Racing 3 Speed road cruiser - $135 (Midtown Tucson)

Raleigh Sports Bicycle. 3 speed Sturmey Archer. I believe it's...
03-06-10, 07:14 PM
Replies: 52,085
Views: 6,978,631
Posted By bornhere

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1632057549.html ...

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1632057549.html

Vintage Peugeot road bike - $150 (Glenn and Tucson )

Red vintage Peugeot road bike in good condition. 12 speed, " Nice" is the model name, made...
02-28-10, 02:31 AM
Replies: 52,085
Views: 6,978,631
Posted By bornhere

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/bik/1610212378.h...

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/bik/1610212378.html

Really small salmon colored Iron Man. I think its a 24" front wheel.


26in front wheel, 27in rear wheel. Shimano 105 pedals, bike is in...
02-26-10, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,587
Posted By bornhere

Just an opinion, you should probably be on the...

Just an opinion, you should probably be on the 19, unless you have short legs for a guy who is 6'2". I am 6'4" and ride an xl.
29ers "roll faster" because the larger wheel size reduces approach...
02-26-10, 10:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By bornhere

Yes, please tell us that you realized what was...

Yes, please tell us that you realized what was happening, and quickly absorbed the drink into your mustache before biffing. Only to stand up, and suck it out with your lower lip
02-26-10, 10:22 AM
Replies: 52,085
Views: 6,978,631
Posted By bornhere

Yes, you are the only one who misunderstood the...

Yes, you are the only one who misunderstood the situation, or did not read the entire post.
02-24-10, 01:03 AM
Replies: 52,085
Views: 6,978,631
Posted By bornhere

Daaayyyyumm, already gone. It would have been too...

Daaayyyyumm, already gone. It would have been too small for you anyway.
02-23-10, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By bornhere

I guess I thought the noodles were 25.4 for some...

I guess I thought the noodles were 25.4 for some reason. I was looking in a catalog at the lbs and the numbers just started to all run together after seeing so many that would not fit, or did not...
02-23-10, 09:46 PM
Replies: 52,085
Views: 6,978,631
Posted By bornhere

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1614741786.html ...

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1614741786.html

Chrome is cool. Campy and Wolbers are too. 57cm, not cool

1985 Mangusta Road Bike, Full Chrome, 57cm - $300 (UofA)



1985 Mangusta road...
02-23-10, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By bornhere

The Technomic that came on it was already shaved...

The Technomic that came on it was already shaved by someone, I took the sandpaper to it and got some more adjust ability out of it. Also sanded the inside of the steerer a little just to smooth...
02-23-10, 12:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By bornhere

I did a search on quill stem diameter and saw the...

I did a search on quill stem diameter and saw the .883 mentioned , but not for a Ross. Thanks. It looks like the stem I have is a good idea and fairly well done, so it may just stay. I was just not...
02-22-10, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By bornhere

81-82 Ross Super Gran Tour. Strange quill diameter... help

This bike has the fork with the "c" shaped safety drop outs.
I had a little trouble rounding up a headset because the crown race diameter. That should have been a clue.
Installed the headset today...
02-13-10, 08:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,609
Posted By bornhere

One of these was a best of craigslist I think. I...

One of these was a best of craigslist I think. I can't remember which forum I saw it on, but it was one hell of an ad.
02-13-10, 08:15 PM
Replies: 52,085
Views: 6,978,631
Posted By bornhere

Looks good for me. I wonder what size exactly....

Looks good for me. I wonder what size exactly. big n' tasty.
02-10-10, 06:52 PM
Replies: 52,085
Views: 6,978,631
Posted By bornhere

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1595136867.html ...

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1595136867.html
1969 Raleigh Sports Rare 9 Speed - $250 (Northwest Tucson)


This Raleigh has a Sturmey Archer 3 speed internal hub, but also has a 3 speed...
02-10-10, 12:06 AM
Replies: 52,085
Views: 6,978,631
Posted By bornhere

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1594120769.html ...

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1594120769.html

Mixte alert

Avoid scams and fraud by dealing locally! Beware any deal involving Western Union, Moneygram, wire transfer, cashier check,...
02-09-10, 06:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,460
Posted By bornhere

Ahhh, just like the one I recently had to sell....

Ahhh, just like the one I recently had to sell. The guys says " I'm 6' 4" and I rode it fine". Dude, I am 6' 4" and I can see your bald spot. Turned out to be a 58-59. I wanted so badly to make it...
02-07-10, 06:34 PM
Replies: 52,085
Views: 6,978,631
Posted By bornhere

Could be the find of a lifetime, or a piece of...

Could be the find of a lifetime, or a piece of crap. price is steep for a mystery though. no pics

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1576089799.html

Oldest Bike In Town - $300 (broadway/pantano)...
02-07-10, 06:28 PM
Replies: 52,085
Views: 6,978,631
Posted By bornhere

No pics, Don't know a thing about it, but you...

No pics, Don't know a thing about it, but you guys will.

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1590566684.html

Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra Team Domex - $1000 (N.W. Tucson)
Date: 2010-02-07, 4:15PM MST...
02-05-10, 02:49 PM
Replies: 52,085
Views: 6,978,631
Posted By bornhere

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1587658738.html ...

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1587658738.html

Chicago Schwinn Tempo Lightweight Road Bike - $125 (Grant & Tanque Verde)
Date: 2010-02-05, 1:36PM MST
Reply to: see below

Columbus tubing,...
02-05-10, 02:46 PM
Replies: 52,085
Views: 6,978,631
Posted By bornhere

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1587385861.html ...

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1587385861.html


I am selling a 1969 Nishiki bicycle, model Kokusai. It is in great shape. It is a 10 speed racing bicycle. I can be reached by email or text or...
Forum: BMX
02-01-10, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,504
Posted By bornhere

You will probably be able to assemble it, no...

You will probably be able to assemble it, no sweat. They usually come with the tires already mounted even. You will have to attach bars, pedals, wheels, chain and brake cable. Maybe the seat too. If...
01-24-10, 10:45 AM
Replies: 52,085
Views: 6,978,631
Posted By bornhere

Here is a really small frame, not too common I...

Here is a really small frame, not too common I would think.

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1567809162.html

Novara Corsa RS Road Bike, 43cm - $200 (UofA)


Novara Corsa RS road bike. 43cm...
01-23-10, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13,570
Views: 2,742,779
Posted By bornhere

lol

lol
01-23-10, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17,731
Views: 2,768,232
Posted By bornhere

Wow, and only a handfull worth actually even...

Wow, and only a handfull worth actually even looking at.
01-23-10, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17,731
Views: 2,768,232
Posted By bornhere

It is my size, and cheap enough. Maybe one of...

It is my size, and cheap enough. Maybe one of those "oh what the hell, I'll go check it out"
01-23-10, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17,731
Views: 2,768,232
Posted By bornhere

This is a first for me

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1567294139.html


Date: 2010-01-23, 3:44PM MST
Reply to: sale-pu3qj-1567294139@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

63cm schwinn fixie with water...
01-21-10, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13,570
Views: 2,742,779
Posted By bornhere

License plate says AZ. Hopefully not near me. I...

License plate says AZ. Hopefully not near me. I be jealous.
01-21-10, 05:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,113
Posted By bornhere

"Its just a Centurion" as I wheel in an almost...

"Its just a Centurion" as I wheel in an almost NOS thrift store Iron Man

It was just one of my wrench buddies busting my balls though. Don't get me started on his, Why on earth would anyone deck...
01-19-10, 11:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 947
Posted By bornhere

Hey, I bought those same brakes on ebay last...

Hey, I bought those same brakes on ebay last week. Shimano is the best.
01-18-10, 10:10 AM
Replies: 52,085
Views: 6,978,631
Posted By bornhere

Fresh this morning ...

Fresh this morning

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1555513940.html
Eddy Merckx 1985 Corsa 59cm Full Campagnolo Handmade - $800 (Campbell & River)
01-17-10, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,131,798
Posted By bornhere

I will check my stuff, I may have both. The...

I will check my stuff, I may have both. The brakes my be anodized that funky brown? though.
I am looking for a taller stem with a 26.0 clamp for the old Ross, maybe one for the old Centurion too....
Forum: BMX
01-09-10, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,496
Posted By bornhere

If you are just talking msrp, then yes. Your post...

If you are just talking msrp, then yes. Your post sounds like you may have forgot to include a link?

2010 Gt http://www.gtbicycles.com/usa/eng/Bikes/BMX/Details/5968-G10POWS24-Power-Series-24
...
01-09-10, 04:14 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,986
Posted By bornhere

Nice work, I am very jealous. I have been...

Nice work, I am very jealous.

I have been looking at a local one for me, I would love to have my bikes made by me, I wonder if he would give me a break on multiple classes as my skills improve. I...
Forum: BMX
01-09-10, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,496
Posted By bornhere

I think the Felt Sector 24 has a weight limit...

I think the Felt Sector 24 has a weight limit around 225 lbs or something. My son has a junior, it is sweet. The weight limit ruled it out for me.
The Haros are nice bikes. It will probably have a...
11-27-09, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,282
Posted By bornhere

At 310, I noticed a huge difference when I...

At 310, I noticed a huge difference when I swapped my stock 6" front for hydraulic 7". The sixes never failed to stop me, but the sevens are waaay better. Go ahead and put them on the rear also, but...
Replies: 19
Views: 16,207
Posted By bornhere

Yeah, that's not an 87. I don't think you will...

Yeah, that's not an 87. I don't think you will come out ahead by swapping project parts unless you have a lot of extra parts. You will be better off passing these low end parts on than keeping them...
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