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12-07-21, 01:01 PM
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Posted By jamesdak

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This one was "just" The Car of The Decade among other awards it won.
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Views: 262
Posted By jamesdak

Yeah I bought a totally beat up 2000 Lemond...

Yeah I bought a totally beat up 2000 Lemond Zurich about 10 years ago for $300. I say go for it if not major is wrong. They are great riding bikes although the paint was pretty soft on them for a...
12-04-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,050
Posted By jamesdak

Looks like I'm finishing this out with failures. ...

Looks like I'm finishing this out with failures. With the Olmo Sanremo now built I figured to get it into the "club". Looks like it's just not to be this year. I tried last weekend with iffy...
12-03-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By jamesdak

Wow, that is going to make someone very happy. I...

Wow, that is going to make someone very happy. I had a beat up one that was really too large for me but totally enjoyed if for a couple of years before moving it one. I'm sad and glad that this is...
12-03-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 65,179
Views: 10,210,371
Posted By jamesdak

[/size][/h1]I love my Pashley, treat yourself!

[/size][/h1]I love my Pashley, treat yourself!
11-29-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 511
Posted By jamesdak

I know they helped with some hard to find bits...

I know they helped with some hard to find bits when I was refurbishing the Stella last winter. At least twice I emailed them looking for something obscure and they came through!
11-29-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 511
Posted By jamesdak

Cool! I never knew Yellow Jersey did that kind...

Cool! I never knew Yellow Jersey did that kind of work.
11-28-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 576
Posted By jamesdak

It didn't even register where that cable was...

It didn't even register where that cable was coming out at. Shouldn't type before my first cup of coffee, LOL!

So yeah just clean up that bend a bit and should be cool!

I wish I had a...
11-28-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 576
Posted By jamesdak

Is there a reason the rear brake was put on the...

Is there a reason the rear brake was put on the inside of the seatstays vs the outside? The bend in the cable housing should be adjusted for better operation.

If going for a modern wheelset...
11-27-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By jamesdak

I'm not sure of all those designations either. I...

I'm not sure of all those designations either. I know some of them have a port in the side where you can also attach and optional chain. So you can use the frame lock to secure the wheel like normal...
11-26-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,087
Posted By jamesdak

I have the same desire too. Was looking on Ebay...

I have the same desire too. Was looking on Ebay just yesterday for the like.of the bike I rode from 85-87 in Germany. Beige with those orange rainbow decals, full fenders, rear rack, generator and...
11-26-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,087
Posted By jamesdak

Nice, I had one built by Martens too. I sent him...

Nice, I had one built by Martens too. I sent him detailed pics of mine via email and he confirmed making it in 1985. ...
11-25-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 560
Posted By jamesdak

If I remember correctly this was a 50CM 1987...

If I remember correctly this was a 50CM 1987 Circuit I found locally. Fixed it up for my son but he decided he wanted to stick to mountain bikes. So I moved it on to someone else to appreciate.
...
11-25-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 807
Posted By jamesdak

Works for me, that is a true beauty. Very well...

Works for me, that is a true beauty. Very well done!
11-25-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By jamesdak

That is all kinds of cool!

That is all kinds of cool!
11-24-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 65,179
Views: 10,210,371
Posted By jamesdak

^ That is one sweet looking Univega

^ That is one sweet looking Univega
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By jamesdak

Yeah, I'm sure this one will cover a much larger...

Yeah, I'm sure this one will cover a much larger cog. I've run a 26 with the short cage one I have on the Opus.
11-24-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,087
Posted By jamesdak

Similar desire for years with wanting a path...

Similar desire for years with wanting a path race, rod brakes and all.

Finally cheated and broke down over the winter and ordered a brand new Pashley Guv'nor. It's such a cool riding bike I...
11-24-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,087
Posted By jamesdak

Well I'm a sucker for red, white, and blue bikes....

Well I'm a sucker for red, white, and blue bikes. So for one I want another one of the Raleigh Team USA bikes in my size and in great shape like I had. This time around I go stupid and put really...
11-24-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 293
Posted By jamesdak

I like it!! I bet that will clean and shine up...

I like it!! I bet that will clean and shine up quite nicely without too much work.
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By jamesdak

Max cog of 26T?? That seems odd. I was just...

Max cog of 26T?? That seems odd. I was just thinking this is just the RD I need on the Opus to put a big ol' gear on it for eroica events. Then I saw the max cog....
11-24-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,257
Posted By jamesdak

I pretty much keep them all in the bike cave...

I pretty much keep them all in the bike cave although in years past there was some overflow. Several methods. Basic 2 bike stands where I alternate then front to back to fit the most in. Then I...
11-23-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,117
Posted By jamesdak

Yeah....ummmm......I'm old with poor memory. No...

Yeah....ummmm......I'm old with poor memory. No idea, sorry. I sold mine years ago.
11-21-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 538
Posted By jamesdak

That's some crazy cool stuff there by my...

That's some crazy cool stuff there by my standard, I love it. Can't wait to see how you sort it out so keep up updated.
11-21-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 524
Posted By jamesdak

Woo hoo, got it out today! First mile or two it...

Woo hoo, got it out today! First mile or two it felt twitchy and a bit off up front. The fork got a bit jacked on this one in shipment and the owner of my favorite LBS worked on it but didn't seem to...
11-21-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,959
Posted By jamesdak

Ok, this weight weenie stuff is getting to be a...

Ok, this weight weenie stuff is getting to be a real sickness with my two aluminum bikes. I got the CAAD8 under 16 lbs now. Picked up a used set of Reynolds carbon wheels that came in yesterday. ...
11-21-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 524
Posted By jamesdak

Thanks! Here I was thinking how sloppy I was...

Thanks! Here I was thinking how sloppy I was snapping these. Been "playing" with photography since the 80's.
...
11-20-21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,487
Posted By jamesdak

The joy, time alone to think, drinking in fresh...

The joy, time alone to think, drinking in fresh air, the pain, blue skies, pushing myself....

Oh, and these beauties get lonely if I don't play with one of them each day.
...
11-20-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,822
Posted By jamesdak

I was really stoked to see this. I though...

I was really stoked to see this. I though Porcupine Tree was done but nope!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AW5v4Ohxk5k&ab_channel=PorcupineTreeVEVO
11-20-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,822
Posted By jamesdak

A friend introduced me to Neko a few years back,...

A friend introduced me to Neko a few years back, I really dig her music now.

An old strong female fav of mine:



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_zHQ6kFuQ0&ab_channel=JenniferrushVEVO
11-20-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 524
Posted By jamesdak

Ugh, rain and sleet non-stop this morning. I...

Ugh, rain and sleet non-stop this morning. I want to get this out for a test ride.
11-20-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By jamesdak

I did have an 87 Paramount that the previous...

I did have an 87 Paramount that the previous owner had redone by Waterford, beautiful job by my standards.

Maybe also check around the local biking community for someone local. Where I'm at...
11-20-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,304
Posted By jamesdak

You mean like this? :D ...

You mean like this? :D

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Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By jamesdak

Javelin, of yeah!! Had a Army buddy early in my...

Javelin, of yeah!! Had a Army buddy early in my career put a built 390 in his. I was with him when he reached the break point on the rebuilt engine and really opened it up. WOW!!
11-19-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 555
Posted By jamesdak

Check this link for compatibility: ...

Check this link for compatibility:

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/dura-ace.html
11-19-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By jamesdak

Sweet! I've got one too!

Sweet! I've got one too!
11-19-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 524
Posted By jamesdak

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x800/sanremo40_c47cfea94a855c52966841db52b49f336d397f92.jpg...
11-19-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 524
Posted By jamesdak

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x1903/sanremo24_copy_ff263b028456ea6647af087ce106f9c09dc85356.jpg...
11-19-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 524
Posted By jamesdak

Olmo Sanremo is built - pic heavy!

Grabbed some pics in between the rain showers. This was built up with 10 speed Campagnolo parts and right now is sporting some Open Pro rims on Campagnolo hubs. The tubing is supposedly Columbus...
Replies: 37
Views: 984
Posted By jamesdak

I should better state my view of these bikes I...

I should better state my view of these bikes I guess. My comfort issue was just related to limitations of the old bars you see on it. I have a modern profile design bar setup that was going on mine...
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By jamesdak

Adding this in case you don't know the Klein...

Adding this in case you don't know the Klein catalogs are available.

Trek, Fisher, Klein, Lemond bike catalogs, bicycle brochures (http://www.vintage-trek.com/trek-fisher-klein-lemond.htm)

...
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By jamesdak

Not sure of value on yours's but in my book you...

Not sure of value on yours's but in my book you did just fine. Especially for the wonderful paint scheme!

As a comparison I can offer up mine and what I paid. From the original post on it:
...
Replies: 37
Views: 984
Posted By jamesdak

I can't help with value on this although I...

I can't help with value on this although I personally think it's really cool. I can offer my experience with a funny bike , albeit a tamer one than yours. I have one of the Schwinn Prologue TT funny...
Replies: 37
Views: 984
Posted By jamesdak

Not sure if I missed it above but the fork looks...

Not sure if I missed it above but the fork looks like it came off a Lemond Maillot Jaune Aero-Aluminum framed bike.
11-19-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 555
Posted By jamesdak

Nice find, enjoy it! I got my first Klein this...

Nice find, enjoy it! I got my first Klein this year and was surprised by how nicely it road. More comfortable than I expected and very fast. That pushed me into trying a Cannondale. Very fast but...
11-19-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By jamesdak

LOL! Not sure about those yet. I got...

LOL!

Not sure about those yet. I got them for the black and gold buttons on them to match the gold lined black decals. But those yellow insides of the buttons look out of place.
11-19-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By jamesdak

Just a teaser of a follow up. I picked the bike...

Just a teaser of a follow up. I picked the bike up from the LBS yesterday after finally getting it built. Went with a decent Campagnolo 10 speed build on it. Lot's of black to make the white frame...
11-18-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,304
Posted By jamesdak

I can't say I have a limit. But I highly doubt...

I can't say I have a limit. But I highly doubt I'll go electronic, disc brakes or tubeless.

But I've taken 80's bikes to 11 speed with modern wheels no issues and kept other pure stock and...
11-18-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,572
Posted By jamesdak

Well, it took forever for me to get to this. ...

Well, it took forever for me to get to this. Just picked it up from the shop this evening.

Campagnolo 10 speed build with some Open Pro rims on Campagnolo hubs. As in this quick snapshot the...
11-15-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By jamesdak

You know I like it!! Can't wait to see how you...

You know I like it!! Can't wait to see how you finish it up.
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