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Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 09-20-17, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By ColonelJLloyd
Full photo album (https://flic.kr/s/aHsm4GVrcd) ...

Full photo album (https://flic.kr/s/aHsm4GVrcd)

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4382/37183964352_7d410bd79e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/YDPx8E)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/YDPx8E) by ColonelJLloyd...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 09-20-17, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
SOLD: New Brooks Pro Titanium Black with rain cover

It's had the initial Proofide applied per instructions, but I can't get enough setback with my frame and current stash of seat posts and I don't want to use other posts. Saddle has a 10y warranty via...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 09-01-17, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
Sold Obviously I can't comment on it...

Sold



Obviously I can't comment on it from a riding standpoint, but the overall length and width are nearly the same. However, the Berthoud might look a little flatter from side to side...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 09-01-17, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
SOLD: NIB Berthoud Aravis Titanium - Black

I've never needed anything but a Brooks Pro on a road bike, but when I wanted a titanium framed leather saddle for a build I took the opportunity to try a Berthoud. This thing is beautifully...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-10-17, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
OP didn't post a pic or update the thread. Making...

OP didn't post a pic or update the thread. Making the rest of us hillbillies look bad.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 08-10-17, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
SOLD: Brooks Professional (Black)

Very nice black Professional. Steel rails. Some faint scratch/press marks as pointed out.

$85 shipped net of fees for Eastern and Central time zones. $90 for Mountain and Pacific. SOLD
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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-21-17, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6,667
Views: 1,596,814
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
Killer, Phil! Just fantastic.

Killer, Phil! Just fantastic.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-19-17, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 750
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
I'm pretty certain every Brooks Team Professional...

I'm pretty certain every Brooks Team Professional has very large, hand-hammered rivets. The model with the small rivets has only been around 10 years or so and is called the Team Professional...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 07-19-17, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
My man who sports the birds on the bat!

My man who sports the birds on the bat!
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 07-19-17, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
Yes. The usual axle worries don't apply here....

Yes. The usual axle worries don't apply here. Practically this hub is no different than a cartridge bearing cassette hub.

Wheels are built; just need to install the 130mm spacing end caps and...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 07-19-17, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
FOUND: 8s FREEWHEEL 12-24 or thereabouts

Odd request, but figured someone might have one languishing away in the parts bin somewhere. 12t is ideal, but will consider 13t.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-31-17, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
Less issue of shudder is also a reason for linear...

Less issue of shudder is also a reason for linear brake on front so I'm told.

Is this classic CX geo with very little BB drop? How does it feel compared to your road bikes?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-30-17, 02:49 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 22,728
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8070/8154514099_f387...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8070/8154514099_f387939a4e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dqA1WF)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/dqA1WF) by ColonelJLloyd (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-30-17, 02:48 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 22,728
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8016/7504860210_fcf7...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8016/7504860210_fcf764f22e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/crbnty)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/crbnty) by ColonelJLloyd (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-30-17, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6,667
Views: 1,596,814
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
Man, that's a great color scheme, PCB. Also one...

Man, that's a great color scheme, PCB. Also one of the best looking Columbines I've seen; often the lugs are a little over the top for me. No Columbine hanger on that one?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-27-17, 12:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,158
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
Cool frame. Is the tubing metric or imperial? ...

Cool frame. Is the tubing metric or imperial?



Seat tube looks pretty slack to me. The steeper the HTA the lower the mechanical trail for a given fork offset and tire size. That said I don't...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 03-21-17, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
cudak888 to the rescue! ...

cudak888 to the rescue! (http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/639840-most-elusive-park-tool-has-surfaced-bent-headtubes-take-note.html)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-07-17, 01:09 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,563
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
Pro tip: he keeps smoked brisket wrapped in foil...

Pro tip: he keeps smoked brisket wrapped in foil in his back jersey pocket and a water bottle filled with Cote du Rhone. The guy is class all the way.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-07-17, 12:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,475
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
No, it doesn't prove your point. Which is, I...

No, it doesn't prove your point. Which is, I gather, that GCN is biased against steel as a material for bicycle frames. The "point" of the second video I referenced was not about steel, carbon or any...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-07-17, 12:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,475
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
Which, I think, most custom steel builders will...

Which, I think, most custom steel builders will agree with.



That probably says more about your own bias. If anything it just seemed he was pointing out that those in who dig in on any material...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-25-17, 03:02 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 22,774
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
Beauty!

Beauty!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-25-17, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 695
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
Another challenge might be finding a shop with...

Another challenge might be finding a shop with the tap (Park is $200 wholesale) that will be willing to use it to cut new threads versus chasing existing threads.

Finding a spindle and press fit...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-21-17, 11:27 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,186
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
This is about right, but there are a few builders...

This is about right, but there are a few builders who make/sell custom frames with all the braze-ons and what not for $1800-2200. Not to take away from your projects, which are super fun and I'm sure...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-21-17, 11:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,927
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
That is good looking powder coat. Do you know...

That is good looking powder coat. Do you know what brand they use and how many coats/stages your frame has? I'm going to have a frame powder coated soon and I'm thinking I'd like metallic or metal...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 01-11-17, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,175
Posted By ColonelJLloyd
No.

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