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12-03-21, 07:49 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Still warm weather mid 50's and no sign of...

Still warm weather mid 50's and no sign of significant snow cover in around Fairplay which normally has a couple feet of snow in places this time of year, I actually miss want some snow. it has...
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By zukahn1

Pretty sure this bike is bounded lugged and...

Pretty sure this bike is bounded lugged and welded part of the oddities early 90 US built multi construct bike.
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Views: 493
Posted By zukahn1

Being a shop the tires will tell a lot if they...

Being a shop the tires will tell a lot if they bothered to put pretty nice new tires on the bike it is likely something a bit special and maybe worth the ask. If it has vintage worn tires and is out...
12-02-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By zukahn1

The M 730 should work fine but you will be...

The M 730 should work fine but you will be limited to 13 on the small cog and 30 on the big for good shifting likely not a big deal.
12-02-21, 12:03 AM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 489,733
Posted By zukahn1

The late 90's Moab and Mesa Schwinn bikes are...

The late 90's Moab and Mesa Schwinn bikes are greatly underated.
12-01-21, 08:44 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Wrenched on my old Specialized Hardrock for...

Wrenched on my old Specialized Hardrock for about a half hour trying to figure out a clunk slight miss true on the rear wheel dive train checked everything still a big clunk. Took this long to...
12-01-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 254
Posted By zukahn1

1954 would make sense for dating Raliegh added...

1954 would make sense for dating Raliegh added the chain guard, switched to the sweep back bars and switched the nicer alloy or chrome fenders to thin steel painted mid to late 50's on there mid...
12-01-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 254
Posted By zukahn1

Being old enough to be likely all English it...

Being old enough to be likely all English it should have pretty simple 2 digit date codes on most of the components.
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By zukahn1

+1 if you don't already have most of the parts...

+1 if you don't already have most of the parts nicer vintage or repop mid century American Cruiser parts can cost a small fortune pretty easy to sink several hundred into a bike like this and still...
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By zukahn1

Some of the 90's Diamond Back branded road and...

Some of the 90's Diamond Back branded road and MTB stuff was Titanium alloy just OK mid level stuff with only the two main tubes Ti and the rest lesser cro-mo so semi legit Ti.. But Just a OK mid...
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By zukahn1

Looks to be a late 50's early 60's frame and fork...

Looks to be a late 50's early 60's frame and fork probably started out as Impalla. Pretty much none of the original bike is left it would have looked something....
11-28-21, 08:32 PM
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Views: 785
Posted By zukahn1

I would guess it's late 70's limited production...

I would guess it's late 70's limited production British.
11-28-21, 07:59 PM
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Views: 538
Posted By zukahn1

Nishiki Grand Sport, Motobecane Grand Touring,...

Nishiki Grand Sport, Motobecane Grand Touring, Jeunet 620, Fuji Gand tourer all sold about 100,000 to name a few more. As for some less likely candidates Sears Ted Williums, Huffy Aero wind, Miyata...
11-28-21, 07:41 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Nice weather today in the mid 50's still no sign...

Nice weather today in the mid 50's still no sign of Snow took a ride up to Alama on the bike trail about 20 miles round trip on the Schwinn Mesa GSX.
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Views: 408
Posted By zukahn1

I would agree the bike is Huffy built circa late...

I would agree the bike is Huffy built circa late 70's early 80's based on the light metalic gold paint which I have only seen this paint on Huffy's and early 80's Pontiac's.
11-25-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By zukahn1

Without images hard to say but my best guess...

Without images hard to say but my best guess would be a Jeunet 640 based on listed details.. Some good photos would help a lot
11-25-21, 05:38 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Nice weather today about 50 and clear great for...

Nice weather today about 50 and clear great for biking took the SS Nishiki retro mod trainer out of a short Thanksgiving day ride. Still no significant snow cover on trails or roads below 11,000 feet...
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Views: 961
Posted By zukahn1

The fact that it looks to have slightly heavier...

The fact that it looks to have slightly heavier better quality nickel chrome fairly high up on the dropouts if not the whole bike? Rather than thinner alloy chrome also helps confirm lead to dating...
11-25-21, 11:10 AM
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Posted By zukahn1

On bikes of this level the cheapo Linear pull...

On bikes of this level the cheapo Linear pull post brakes actually work pretty good and are fairly easy to setup adjust. There 3x better than cheapo disk brakes which are starting to show up on...
11-25-21, 10:59 AM
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Posted By zukahn1

+1 I would agree the 7x3 acushift stuff actually...

+1 I would agree the 7x3 acushift stuff actually works pretty good on MTB with softer gearing I have gotten ti to work good with Suntour Acushift freewhells and Shimano Freewheels. If the pulleys on...
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Views: 961
Posted By zukahn1

As for value I would say $ 700-800 as is and...

As for value I would say $ 700-800 as is and $1000-1200 cleaned up rolling with good tires. Great thrift store find I'm with some of the others here if it was mine it would likely be a keeper. Most...
11-19-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By zukahn1

Great bike myself I would be inclined to keep the...

Great bike myself I would be inclined to keep the white seat and change the bar wrap to a nicer white or maybe purple.
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By zukahn1

super clean with nice bar ends and good paint...

super clean with nice bar ends and good paint easy buy reco Imo. for $300 or les in the Ops tough market.
11-18-21, 06:15 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Fairly nice weather today took a nice short ride...

Fairly nice weather today took a nice short ride on recently got zero dollar curb bin build Globe ATB Cruiser for testing before it goes away as a donation. Haven't built a bike this year so this low...
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Views: 7,883
Posted By zukahn1

You could try getting a account here on the bike...

You could try getting a account here on the bike forums and post a WTB add in the Classic and Vintage sales section.
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/
These are nice bikes and...
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By zukahn1

It does look legit for a OS lugged steel...

It does look legit for a OS lugged steel Specialized these weren't made very long 87/88 pretty sure they were only made for a year or a so before Specialized switched to Aluminum or Carbon for most...
11-16-21, 06:07 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Found this on as a curb find today Globe ATB...

Found this on as a curb find today Globe ATB Cruiser bike had no front wheel seat or post picked it up anyway because I have plenty of mid level ATB MTB parts. After a couple of easy work and clean...
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By zukahn1

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1500/80_img_2988_1a34220395ab612dc784107100b0dd2bb30c6abf_d62ac2231721520b84431fd7c4738ada20ccaf57.jpg
I would say sell it locally without...
11-14-21, 05:59 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Nice but windy weather today got took a nice ride...

Nice but windy weather today got took a nice ride up to Thompson park in the Pike national forest and did about half of the hack trail on the Raliegh MT-200 15 miles or so round trip no one at all in...
11-14-21, 10:55 AM
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Posted By zukahn1

Expect to see some crash footage one of the...

Expect to see some crash footage one of the reasons there aren't many coneyor betlts or rails in the US is people would try to ride therm and crash rather than follow the rules and walk are stand....
Replies: 28
Views: 1,074
Posted By zukahn1

As is I would agree on the price value being...

As is I would agree on the price value being around $500 maybe a bit more to the right buyer and not in the $1000+ range so not a huge treasure.
Replies: 22
Views: 728
Posted By zukahn1

Well that's OK there close enough together that...

Well that's OK there close enough together that one could lightly sand down a bit and just need to deal with the issues on that section of frame very likely the same incident caused both. It's good...
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Views: 728
Posted By zukahn1

The dent doesn't look that bad. I would be more...

The dent doesn't look that bad. I would be more concerned about whatever it is just above the dent on the right side look like it might be a small puncture hole with rust.
11-11-21, 05:37 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

First snow ride of the season today bit window...

First snow ride of the season today bit window and cold so just a short ride on local paths roads. Took the Mesa GSX which is very good in the snow.
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Views: 728
Posted By zukahn1

Well if your up for all the work with the bikes...

Well if your up for all the work with the bikes paint scheme if the dent isn't big enough to hurt the mechanics soundness of the frame it would be fairly easy to touch up the paint so it doesn't show...
11-10-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By zukahn1

As others here have said taking apart and...

As others here have said taking apart and rebuilding the wheels preferably with quality new spokes should work but is a lot of work and likely more costly than another set of wheels. Your LBS wasn't...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,074
Posted By zukahn1

Good point that it would be pretty easy to...

Good point that it would be pretty easy to partially break the bike down and box it for storage so it wouldn't take up much space or get damaged. There a a bunch of guides for doing this online.
Replies: 22
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Posted By zukahn1

Would tend to agree that $600 is a lot for a...

Would tend to agree that $600 is a lot for a project bike with a dented tube. Even with the parts included you looking at $200-300 plus labor to complete the build right and then you still have bike...
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By zukahn1

I would say the price is good. Maybe a bit to...

I would say the price is good. Maybe a bit to good so be careful but hurry if you want it won't last long at this price if legit.
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By zukahn1

Looks to be 1974 K-22 model great condition but...

Looks to be 1974 K-22 model great condition but still bottom end 3 speed. There are a lot of much nicer 3 speeds to be had fairly cheap so only $200 or so.
https://bikehistory.org/catalogs/1974.html
11-03-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18,214
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Posted By zukahn1

Great fall weather only took a short local ride...

Great fall weather only took a short local ride on my old Jeunet 620 rat build this is one was more about the bike than the destination. Got a bit sentimental for this bike moving stuff around...
11-03-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 18,214
Views: 2,090,150
Posted By zukahn1

ing Love the 39/40 King Alloy haven't seen...

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Love the 39/40 King Alloy haven't seen one of these as a actual rider.
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By zukahn1

Well the Tri parts are 90 or so 7/8 speed the...

Well the Tri parts are 90 or so 7/8 speed the Shifters a much later late 90's 8speed and the cassette looks to be a 9speed DA or Ultegra. Possible they may play together well set up with new cables...
11-03-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 725
Posted By zukahn1

RBCA made bikes of this era had slightly...

RBCA made bikes of this era had slightly oversized double butted sl cro-mo main tubes and strait gauge 4120 stays and seat tube. Most of the Raliegh Amercan stuff had mixed tubing. Very well made...
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By zukahn1

I have a set of these levers on one bike with old...

I have a set of these levers on one bike with old school center pulls and they work great. People seem to really like these levers and they actually sell for a good price on ebay but the brakes they...
Replies: 13
Views: 529
Posted By zukahn1

I would say to much also I would try for $200...

I would say to much also I would try for $200 flat tires no bar tape and iffy SS setup so not a rider that and it is pictured wrong side in front of a cheap storage locker equals major discount ...
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By zukahn1

The cassette RD and STI's likely aren't...

The cassette RD and STI's likely aren't compatible so I would sell these parts individually. as said the prices seem a bit high. Right now shipping prices are up and times down which takes a big...
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By zukahn1

If you need to size up a bit you could change out...

If you need to size up a bit you could change out the stem pretty easy and cost effective right now it looks to be zero degree stem if you switched to a 15 degree or so stem it would give you a half...
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By zukahn1

Looks great we can assume that this bike is NFS.

Looks great we can assume that this bike is NFS.
Replies: 42
Views: 1,258
Posted By zukahn1

Admins pleas close tis thread .

Admins pleas close tis thread .
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