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06-08-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,339
Posted By tendency

I pretty much agree - it's a toss up for me...

I pretty much agree - it's a toss up for me between the 7400 and 7700. Love the 7400 series; everything about it has a timeless classic design.

I find much of the 9000 series DA stuff to be...
06-06-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 28,842
Posted By tendency

Damn - sweet bike!

Damn - sweet bike!
06-05-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 69,687
Views: 11,323,563
Posted By tendency

damn wish that were my size .. steal

damn wish that were my size .. steal
06-05-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 69,687
Views: 11,323,563
Posted By tendency

Yeah I'm tempted .. about 4 hours away. I'd...

Yeah I'm tempted .. about 4 hours away. I'd strip and respray and then re decal to original.
06-05-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 756
Posted By tendency

The question is: why would you come back? lol

The question is: why would you come back? lol
06-03-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,935
Posted By tendency

Jesus Merziac you have enough bikes already! ...

Jesus Merziac you have enough bikes already! :lol:
06-03-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,378
Posted By tendency

I smoke my weed outta a metal presta valve stem?

I smoke my weed outta a metal presta valve stem?
06-03-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 265,744
Posted By tendency

Don't get me wrong I love Miyata's (and have an...

Don't get me wrong I love Miyata's (and have an '86 pro) but personally I always thought the full spline tubing was a bit of a marketing/brand differentiator gimmick. I can see, perhaps, splining...
06-03-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1,401
Views: 167,935
Posted By tendency

Southwest bike trail in southern Wisconsin...

Southwest bike trail in southern Wisconsin outside Belleville last night. Can't complain :)

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04-26-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By tendency

'86 Miyata Pro.

'86 Miyata Pro.
04-25-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,981
Posted By tendency

Late to the game here however according to the...

Late to the game here however according to the '84 3Rensho catalog here: 3Rensho: 3Rensho catalog scans part 7 (http://vintage3rensholove.blogspot.com/2010/12/3rensho-catalog-scans-part-7.html) it...
Replies: 17
Views: 724
Posted By tendency

Some good words of wisdom in this piece from the...

Some good words of wisdom in this piece from the man himself - Paul Brodie:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0N76mYFAwgM
02-05-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,044
Posted By tendency

It's a Pro Miyata - so one of their nice high end...

It's a Pro Miyata - so one of their nice high end bikes. The '86 model year came w/ full SunTour sprint. Unfortunately, I need to replace the bottom bracket as well as one of the cups cracked (I...
01-29-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 865
Posted By tendency

merziac ha - nope this fits me perfect as im 6'...

merziac ha - nope this fits me perfect as im 6' 3". Had been searching about 3 years for either a 63cm 3rensho Super Record Export (not sure they ever made them in 63cm) or the 3R built Allez. It's...
01-29-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 865
Posted By tendency

Personally, I dig the purple on red look: ...

Personally, I dig the purple on red look:


https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/750x1000/bike2_874cfa0fe314e3c2f65ca5bbe5ac3c913802d997.jpg

...
01-29-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 865
Posted By tendency

3rensho fork steerer extension project

Last year I purchased an 3rensho built Allez which did not have the original fork. After much searching I came across a NOS 3rensho track fork which I purchased as a replacement. There were only two...
Forum: Commuting
11-03-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,172
Posted By tendency

Reminds me of when I lived in the bay area of nor...

Reminds me of when I lived in the bay area of nor cal. Never had a problem with angry motorists or felt in danger riding my bike on the road till the bay. Was hit by cars (once put me in the...
10-30-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,886
Posted By tendency

Either you are joking or are in fact one of the...

Either you are joking or are in fact one of the TOTALLY clueless dog owners I sadly encounter all too often.
10-30-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,886
Posted By tendency

+1 for this f**king drives me nuts when people...

+1 for this f**king drives me nuts when people don't respect others on the trails and let their dogs roam free. Many dog owners seem to think everyone is a dog lover and couldnt POSSIBLY resist their...
10-30-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,538
Posted By tendency

There are a few tell-tale signs. EO Medalist...

There are a few tell-tale signs. EO Medalist bottom bracket w/out a serial number (none of the 3rensho built Allez's have serial numbers) and stamped with the frame size. Long point beautiful custom...
10-30-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,538
Posted By tendency

I'll throw my '83 3Rensho Allez out there as well...

I'll throw my '83 3Rensho Allez out there as well :). Finest steel frame I've ever owned and no, not too stiff. Mine has a beautiful springy ride that tracks exceptionally well at high speed yet is...
10-27-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3,212
Views: 824,959
Posted By tendency

Thank you sir! it's an '83 3Rensho built Allez -...

Thank you sir! it's an '83 3Rensho built Allez - nicest steel frame I've ever owned. As for the front derailleur - I found I no longer had the need for 20 odd gears. 10 will do just fine. I've yet to...
10-27-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3,212
Views: 824,959
Posted By tendency

Here's my geezer ride (not TOO much of a geezer...

Here's my geezer ride (not TOO much of a geezer yet at age 52 :) )

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_4633_7293356647ce5e97c9d45563bbbb3ae4ac8b8c2b.jpg
10-27-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,697
Posted By tendency

Good advice by whomever Bob Gordon is. For...

Good advice by whomever Bob Gordon is. For decades I raced and rode in the flat back position with a saddle height that was significantly above the top of the bars. I'm now 51 and have upper...
10-25-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,092
Posted By tendency

Yeah usually after 8 months or so of riding (I...

Yeah usually after 8 months or so of riding (I typically start in February) I'm pretty burned out and ready to take a break. I've also usually accumulated a few recurring aches and pains that need a...
Replies: 7
Views: 2,356
Posted By tendency

Those Miyata are super sweet rides but lord have...

Those Miyata are super sweet rides but lord have mercy get rid of that saddle and seat post 8)
10-20-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,202
Posted By tendency

Do yourself a favor and incorporate yourself as...

Do yourself a favor and incorporate yourself as an LLC or similar and get the proper insurance, liability protection etc. As others have said, you're running a business so should be setup as one.
10-03-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 771
Posted By tendency

Yeah M2 turned out to pretty much be an...

Yeah M2 turned out to pretty much be an unmitigated disaster. Don't agree with the reviewer on a number of items: the dia compe brakes sucked (ran these on several bikes and would always switch...
Replies: 54
Views: 5,052
Posted By tendency

telescopes you'd give away you say? like .. what...

telescopes you'd give away you say? like .. what kinds of 'scopes? :) i've actually been wanting to get a back into astronomy.
08-30-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,955
Posted By tendency

I'm talking performance - not looks :) I've run...

I'm talking performance - not looks :) I've run the 80s Nuovo Record FD and while it looks great in terms of pure performance I'd take the Vx over it. Just my .02 cents of course.
08-30-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,955
Posted By tendency

It's decided: the Suntour Vx is the finest friction front derailleur.

Man, I had forgotten how perfect the Suntour Vx front derailleurs are: buttery smooth, light yet precise shifting. Completely bomb proof. Absolutely destroys the Dura Ace 74XX and 7700 models I've...
07-07-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,731
Posted By tendency

Keep it steel and upgrade to this Specialized:...

Keep it steel and upgrade to this Specialized: https://www.ebay.com/itm/174761990831?hash=item28b0a05aaf:g:Ar0AAOSwAUFglpsi

I had a '92 S Works steel mountain bike and these were gorgeous frames.
07-04-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,076
Posted By tendency

+1 for this. Love what Japan was producing by...

+1 for this. Love what Japan was producing by the mid 80s - just top notch stuff.
06-30-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By tendency

Yes I agree HOWEVER I have come across an iconic...

Yes I agree HOWEVER I have come across an iconic offset 3rensho fork from a smaller 3rensho bike that I'll be getting a new steerer installed on to restore the bike to its full glory.
06-29-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By tendency

Frankenstein 3rensho Allez lives

Recently I've found myself biking around on this strange creature. Appears to be some sort of Allez .. hmmm ..
...
06-20-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,145
Posted By tendency

Sorry no direct line :) However, interesting...

Sorry no direct line :) However, interesting anecdote I have run into Tom a couple times on the trails around Woodside and the peninsula hence my #2 suggestion. Lived down there for almost 15...
06-19-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,145
Posted By tendency

Well, it will likely take some commitment,...

Well, it will likely take some commitment, dedication and $$ to get a hold of Tom. Below are my two suggestions. With sufficient desire one of them will work :)

1) Head on down to Ritchey design...
06-18-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,331
Posted By tendency

..and the rust/grime - lol but hey .. to each...

..and the rust/grime - lol but hey .. to each their own :)
06-17-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 30,138
Posted By tendency

Wow awesome story and a real gem of a bike!

Wow awesome story and a real gem of a bike!
06-17-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 288,173
Posted By tendency

Waiting to be built up w/ Suntour Superbe Pro: ...

Waiting to be built up w/ Suntour Superbe Pro:



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06-15-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,304
Posted By tendency

It's hard for me to say w/out seeing the bike in...

It's hard for me to say w/out seeing the bike in person. You'll first need to either remove what's left of the existing clearcoat (which can be done by gentle sanding or using a clear coat removing...
06-10-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,279
Posted By tendency

if you want to stay on bike paths/trails check...

if you want to stay on bike paths/trails check out the military ridge trail - classic ride in the Madtown and beyond area. https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/topic/parks/militaryridge

old converted...
06-09-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 981
Posted By tendency

Sick!

Sick!
06-09-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,753
Posted By tendency

Ohhh .. you're the troll .. er guy I mean that...

Ohhh .. you're the troll .. er guy I mean that likes to pointlessly argue with people now I remember your handle.

Suffice to say there are literally thousands of peer reviewed scientific articles...
06-09-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,409
Posted By tendency

I've done this a number of times and now achieve...

I've done this a number of times and now achieve results that rival the best professional paint jobs I've seen (not to toot my horn too much! :) ). It does take practice. You'll probably wreck the...
06-08-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,105
Posted By tendency

Those lugs are badass.

Those lugs are badass.
06-08-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,722
Posted By tendency

531P is 531 Professional. Little thinner draw...

531P is 531 Professional. Little thinner draw than 531C for some of the tubes.
06-08-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,722
Posted By tendency

Those mid 80s 760/770s are sweet frames - 100%...

Those mid 80s 760/770s are sweet frames - 100% Trek investment cast lugs, silver brazed and either Reynolds 531C or 531P - the P ones being much rarer. Yours is in very nice condition - great bike.
06-07-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,744
Posted By tendency

What the heck - I'll throw in a shot of my purple...

What the heck - I'll throw in a shot of my purple beast:

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_4132_892bc46310d1aa6638d985e1b5ac70d974cb1d4a.jpg

And, and .. yes -...
06-04-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By tendency

+1 - for budget yet excellent performance i...

+1 - for budget yet excellent performance i really like the shimano 600 SLR levers (bl-64XX is the model). great feel, very affordable used on ebay and they'll go great with your 600 brakes.
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