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10-01-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 250
Posted By The Golden Boy

I'd keep the N600. The only step up (IMO)...

I'd keep the N600.

The only step up (IMO) is the Sugino AT.
10-01-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,783
Posted By The Golden Boy

My best wishes. Thoughts and prayers.

My best wishes.

Thoughts and prayers.
09-29-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 370,727
Posted By The Golden Boy

I didn't realize the AR had a steel clamp! And...

I didn't realize the AR had a steel clamp! And I've got one sitting downstairs!

Now knowing it's an AR- and me saying it looks "out of place" is pretty funny. I just thought it was a much...
09-27-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 370,727
Posted By The Golden Boy

It's perfectly rational to want one- Cantis are...

It's perfectly rational to want one- Cantis are the coolest- especially the upper level Suntour/DiaCompe and Shimano brakes. They just look classy, the later ones are easier to set up and they stop...
09-25-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,239
Posted By The Golden Boy

https://humboldt.craigslist.org/bik/d/mckinleyvill...

https://humboldt.craigslist.org/bik/d/mckinleyville-schwinn-cimarron-1980s/6978669684.html


Run.

85 Cimarron. Dominant.



EDIT: Oops... Not quite as clean or un-****ed-with as it...
09-25-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,689
Posted By The Golden Boy

+ a zillion. If I haven't told you yet this...

+ a zillion.

If I haven't told you yet this year Randy, thank you so much for putting your page together.
09-23-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By The Golden Boy

Agreed- the Americas are hard to find. If...

Agreed- the Americas are hard to find.

If itís CrMo/CrMo- get it.
09-21-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 503
Posted By The Golden Boy

Option 3. Add Superbe levers and brakes. ...

Option 3.

Add Superbe levers and brakes.

Or Gran Compe levers with Superbe brakes.
09-20-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,432
Posted By The Golden Boy

These days I'm not exactly OCD about 'catalog...

These days I'm not exactly OCD about 'catalog parts,' or even 'roughly period correct.'

Things HAVE to match as I want things to match. That match may have something to do with an original...
09-19-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 37,395
Posted By The Golden Boy

BTW- I was thinking "Who TF is changing bikes...

BTW- I was thinking "Who TF is changing bikes into fixies in 2019, that's so 2012." It was SO 2012 back in 2012.
09-16-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,693
Posted By The Golden Boy

Thatís really pretty!

Thatís really pretty!
09-13-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By The Golden Boy

Yup! Just Sharpie right over it. Oh...

Yup! Just Sharpie right over it.



Oh snap!!!

:D
09-12-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By The Golden Boy

I need to take more pix of my High Sierra- ...

I need to take more pix of my High Sierra-

https://live.staticflickr.com/4612/40034087511_78c5d055cb_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23ZFas8)
High Sierra Fillet Brazed (https://flic.kr/p/23ZFas8) by...
09-12-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By The Golden Boy

Or it could be an old guy- My grandfather used to...

Or it could be an old guy- My grandfather used to take the worst pictures of everything. And chop off everyone's heads.
09-12-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By The Golden Boy

That one was an 87- The 87 High Sierras are...

That one was an 87-

The 87 High Sierras are really cool, unique and intriguing bikes.

These are from are from the time when MTBs were All Terrain Bikes. Rough Stuff Tourers.

Dual rack/fender...
09-08-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 553
Posted By The Golden Boy

I thought it was just me that lost my ass on...

I thought it was just me that lost my ass on everything ....
08-29-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,481
Posted By The Golden Boy

Here's my Trek 720 adorned with a relatively full...

Here's my Trek 720 adorned with a relatively full set of Cannondales-

https://i1294.photobucket.com/albums/b610/1969tgb/16F2F581-EE72-4E6A-B319-5016A7DAD303_zpskr1caho3.jpg...
08-28-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 370,727
Posted By The Golden Boy

I, for one, donít mind seeing new bikes mixed in...

I, for one, donít mind seeing new bikes mixed in with C&V stuff. It keeps me from being *too* isolated into C&V.

However- theres a pretty huge gap between a really loose interpretation of ...
08-25-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By The Golden Boy

I have a couple of sets of the King Cage cages....

I have a couple of sets of the King Cage cages. The Iris set is on my Miyata 1000LT. They look nice- they work nice... I prefer the "traditional" style bottle cages.

My Trek 720 currently has the...
08-24-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By The Golden Boy

That's being REALLY generous. WOT- stay...

That's being REALLY generous.

WOT- stay away from this bike unless you get it for under $50 (40 pounds) and even THAT is generous.

For starters- check out Randy's website- he put together...
08-19-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,283
Posted By The Golden Boy

I think there's WAY too much made about...

I think there's WAY too much made about cantilever brakes. Cantilever brakes have more stopping power and more fender clearance than any single pivot calipers- especially of this time.

There's...
08-19-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,283
Posted By The Golden Boy

I'm one of those people that hate the Duopar-...

I'm one of those people that hate the Duopar- Starting with the Eco on my 620- and the Titanium on my 720. The hate of a thousand suns.

I wanted to like them- I thought they looked cool- in that...
08-19-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,283
Posted By The Golden Boy

That handlebar wrap looks great- and that tape...

That handlebar wrap looks great- and that tape looks classy!
08-18-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 542
Posted By The Golden Boy

cb400bill- now you have to decide whether you...

cb400bill- now you have to decide whether you want to go to 700C with this or keep it at 27". I think you have a 40 spoke rear wheel- and Modele 58s (I think those would have been Wolbers then...). ...
08-18-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 542
Posted By The Golden Boy

Such cool bikes! Congratulations! It...

Such cool bikes!

Congratulations!

It looks like it was stored nicely- when that paint chips- the primer shows BRIGHT. And those Gran Compe hoods look NEW!!

If you're not familiar with the...
08-18-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 370,727
Posted By The Golden Boy

I spy with my little eye some pretty cool parts...

I spy with my little eye some pretty cool parts on that guy!!!
08-17-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 156,573
Posted By The Golden Boy

She's an absolute dolly! She looks just like...

She's an absolute dolly!

She looks just like our daughter's cat!
08-17-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 156,573
Posted By The Golden Boy

That's such a cool and beautiful picture!!! ...

That's such a cool and beautiful picture!!!

Say hi to them for me!
08-17-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 156,573
Posted By The Golden Boy

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x976/how_to_catch_a_mountain_lion_or_any_cat_place_cardboard_box_in_the_open_where_said_cat_may_see_it_sit_back_and_wait_a_cat_is_a_cat_is_a_ca...
08-17-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 762
Posted By The Golden Boy

I happen to be close personal friends with Steve...

I happen to be close personal friends with Steve Jay.

Well... at least he autographed my Dare To Be Stupid jersey back in 1985...
...
08-16-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,607
Posted By The Golden Boy

That should clean up beautifully! ...

That should clean up beautifully!

Congratulations!
08-16-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,083
Posted By The Golden Boy

Youíre right on with the 1983 bikes. I think one...

Youíre right on with the 1983 bikes. I think one of the coolest Paramount logos is the ďstarburst flagĒ logo- Like on the Edward Schwinn Paramount.

My father in law has a 92-ish Schwinn Criss...
08-15-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,296
Posted By The Golden Boy

I think the point is it was considered good...

I think the point is it was considered good before, and not so good after... Jumping the shark is the... fulcrum so to speak. A defining moment.

There was a period where friction shifting was a...
08-15-19, 05:44 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,296
Posted By The Golden Boy

The first generation XT (M700) hubs were high...

The first generation XT (M700) hubs were high flange:
...
08-12-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,453
Posted By The Golden Boy

When I first came here, this was all swamp....

When I first came here, this was all swamp. Everyone said I was daft to build a castle on a swamp, but I built in all the same, just to show them. It sank into the swamp. So I built a second one. And...
08-10-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,559
Posted By The Golden Boy

As far as Suntour pr0n... Among my favorites...

As far as Suntour pr0n...

Among my favorites are:

Command Shifters-


https://live.staticflickr.com/4690/39443235941_3b579c6031_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/236sTS6)
1985 Trek 620...
07-27-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By The Golden Boy

Why eff with it- get another one- or better yet,...

Why eff with it- get another one- or better yet, get a Suntour.
07-26-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 980
Posted By The Golden Boy

Sweet!!! A garage queen Miyata 615!!! ...

Sweet!!!

A garage queen Miyata 615!!!

Congratulations! Grease ‘er up and ride!!!
07-25-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By The Golden Boy

Red Bullseyes. Business.

Red Bullseyes.

Business.
07-21-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,283
Posted By The Golden Boy

Wow!!! I would say to overhaul everything...

Wow!!!

I would say to overhaul everything and then make decisions as to what to change and swap out and/or upgrade.

That thing looks way sweet.
07-18-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 977
Posted By The Golden Boy

When I started bicycling again I stumbled into...

When I started bicycling again I stumbled into this place looking into what my bikes were. I learned so much, lusted after so much, learned more, set my sights on bikes that I wanted, learned more...
07-18-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By The Golden Boy

Roughly. And 27 x 1 3/4 is *about* 35mm. ...

Roughly.

And 27 x 1 3/4 is *about* 35mm.

Close enough for government work.
07-18-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,229
Posted By The Golden Boy

You know the Germans always make good stuff.

You know the Germans always make good stuff.
07-17-19, 12:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,880
Posted By The Golden Boy

Just out of curiosity- have you been on any other...

Just out of curiosity- have you been on any other forums recently?

The software/format is the same or better than a lot of the other ones. It's not BF's or IB's forum software.


And for the...
07-14-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,155
Posted By The Golden Boy

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/300x225/5_19_1979_0_27_52_00_7ab3a5afa86f57e71178fed65e5f2ff762cba9bd.jpg


Jane, you ignorant...


:D
07-10-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,207
Posted By The Golden Boy

I've heard of people getting DC-960s to work on a...

I've heard of people getting DC-960s to work on a 27 to 700C conversion- crank_addict was one.

I just like fancier brakes. :D
07-09-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,222
Posted By The Golden Boy

But yet- still missing the 10mm socket and 5mm...

But yet- still missing the 10mm socket and 5mm Allen wrench.. :D
07-09-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,207
Posted By The Golden Boy

Thatís interesting I guess it goes to how much...

Thatís interesting I guess it goes to how much either small or large regional differences are (the Greenbay isnít far away- and I used to check CL for Oshkosh and Appleton), OR it has to do with how...
07-09-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,207
Posted By The Golden Boy

I don’t think that’s a downgrade at all. Maybe...

I don’t think that’s a downgrade at all. Maybe lateral- the AT was probably the very best 110/70 triple.
07-08-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,207
Posted By The Golden Boy

IMO- the 85 is a more desirable bike- it's a...

IMO- the 85 is a more desirable bike- it's a unique frame- to that year and very similar to the corresponding, top of the line Trek 720. I would expect an 85 to go for more money. The one in the CL...
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