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10-09-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 359
Posted By sloar

If anyone passes through central Indiana, hit me...

If anyone passes through central Indiana, hit me up. I’ll make sure you’ll have hot showers and a bed at the fire station.
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By sloar

Trek 830 questions

Trek 830 questionsI've been looking for one of these for awhile and this one popped up about 50 miles away. I'm curious about the value and also the size. It's an 18" frame, what size rider would...
10-02-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,705
Posted By sloar

Ignored Cannondales for too long.

I've had a lot of Cannnondales go through my hands without really giving them a chance, a few months ago I picked up an SR and love it. The other day I picked up this ST and it rides great. I can't...
Replies: 17
Views: 826
Posted By sloar

I just picked up a DX4000, basically the same but...

I just picked up a DX4000, basically the same but with 105. I love it, reminds me of an Ironman. Little heavy but a nice solid, smooth rider. They don't command a lot of money due to the name, but...
09-17-19, 05:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By sloar

No, but my wife does. I am running out of room...

No, but my wife does. I am running out of room though.
09-17-19, 05:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By sloar

I had already planned to meet the seller after he...

I had already planned to meet the seller after he got off work. So no time for extra pics so I took the gamble, price for the bike was about the price of the 105 group so no big loss. It was a little...
09-16-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By sloar

Not bent, in fact it’s in excellent condition. ...

Not bent, in fact it’s in excellent condition.



http://i1134.photobucket.com/albums/m615/sloar1070/0CB24A82-1BE2-4533-AFA2-295E8E3AF5C7_zpsyxaiebsp.jpg...
09-16-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By sloar

After you color sand, wait a few days. Because...

After you color sand, wait a few days. Because sometimes the underneath has completely setup and your sanding into it.
09-16-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By sloar

Bent fork or pic angle?

I think itís the position of the bike, but before I drive an hour to get it I want other opinions. Thanks


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09-11-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2,369
Views: 177,312
Posted By sloar

Just finished this 1972 Libertas. Need to ride it...

Just finished this 1972 Libertas. Need to ride it for awhile to see if it’s worthy of a Brooks, Paselas and new spokes.



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09-06-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,907
Posted By sloar

http://i1134.photobucket.com/albums/m615/sloar1070...

http://i1134.photobucket.com/albums/m615/sloar1070/5D9B345D-A03C-405B-A500-90F2C0767D1E_zpsehikn54p.jpg...
09-06-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By sloar

Thank you for the reminder. I just picked up a...

Thank you for the reminder. I just picked up a bike with Huret shifters that I need to get new cables for. With no bike shop in town I buy the Bell cable kit from the hardware store. The shifter...
09-06-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 17,840
Views: 2,800,299
Posted By sloar

The white bike in the trailer on the end looks...

The white bike in the trailer on the end looks like something. Looks like a Silca pump.
09-06-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By sloar

How is many times does that happen when buying an...

How is many times does that happen when buying an old bike?
09-06-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By sloar

Brake lever I.D

What make are these lever? And did they have half hoods? Thanks





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09-06-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,307
Posted By sloar

I hate Facebook book, but I can keep in touch...

I hate Facebook book, but I can keep in touch with my Marine Corps buddies through closed groups and the Marketplace is a wonderful place to find good deals.
09-06-19, 04:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By sloar

Fizik Arione saddle

Great condition $40 shipped or trade for a Brooks or other vintage saddle.





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09-06-19, 03:52 AM
Replies: 17,840
Views: 2,800,299
Posted By sloar

http://i1134.photobucket.com/albums/m615/sloar1070...

http://i1134.photobucket.com/albums/m615/sloar1070/5D9FB393-6AF2-43CC-9444-C417EF3CE81B_zpsycdvjlii.png...
09-05-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By sloar

No damage anywhere, some nicks in the paint but...

No damage anywhere, some nicks in the paint but overall the bike doesn’t look like it’s been ridden much.
09-05-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By sloar

Missing the concave washer. I noticed a 72 and...

Missing the concave washer. I noticed a 72 and need to clean a little bit to see the other numbers.
09-05-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By sloar

Thanks, I just finished stripping it down, what a...

Thanks, I just finished stripping it down, what a joy that was. Came apart like a brand new bike. Nothing stuck or broke and no surprises.
09-05-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By sloar

All Huret with 3T stem and bars, I’m guessing all...

All Huret with 3T stem and bars, I’m guessing all original.
09-05-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By sloar

http://i1134.photobucket.com/albums/m615/sloar1070...

http://i1134.photobucket.com/albums/m615/sloar1070/E0CF0F62-3606-46A5-AC97-2D1675CFD17E_zpsikxjsb6h.jpg...
09-05-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By sloar

Just got it home, pumped up the tires and took it...

Just got it home, pumped up the tires and took it for a spin.



http://i1134.photobucket.com/albums/m615/sloar1070/AF2A7F19-5F29-4678-BE2F-C3D5C68B23CC_zpstegvgg6p.jpg...
09-04-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By sloar

I follow a local seller on EBay that sells...

I follow a local seller on EBay that sells donated bikes for
charity. He has 5-10 bikes a week, starting bid 19.99 with $100 shipping. Sells bikes as is with no description, some nice and some are...
09-04-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By sloar

Libertas decals only. Seattube decal has Made by...

Libertas decals only. Seattube decal has Made by Libertas Belgium.
09-04-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By sloar

I looked at a close up pic and it looks like a...

I looked at a close up pic and it looks like a flat washer on the brake side.
09-04-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By sloar

Thanks for the info, looking forward to getting...

Thanks for the info, looking forward to getting it on the road. I'm thinking Pasela tires, new cables and cloth bar wrap.
09-04-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By sloar

It’s a pickup, about 60mile round trip. Not sure...

It’s a pickup, about 60mile round trip. Not sure about the brake bridge, won’t know details until tomorrow.



...
09-04-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By sloar

Bought a Libertas on accident

This was on EBay from a local seller, price was $20 up until a few minutes it climbed to $30. I was only going to $40.99, but I waited to long and quickly put my bid in and accidentally put $409.99....
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By sloar

I'm not worried about resale value, just...

I'm not worried about resale value, just wondering if this is one of those bikes that need to stay original. How hard is it going to be to find a black Sansin hub?
08-28-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 853
Posted By sloar

Habit, I call all elderly men sir.😂

Habit, I call all elderly men sir.😂
08-28-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 853
Posted By sloar

Thank you! Semper Fi to you sir.

Thank you! Semper Fi to you sir.
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By sloar

I wasn’t asking a value, I was just curious about...

I wasn’t asking a value, I was just curious about how important it is to keep a Black Lightning original.
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By sloar

Im at work today pondering this question, this is...

Im at work today pondering this question, this is the best pic I have.



http://i1134.photobucket.com/albums/m615/sloar1070/CA6AD1F3-B53D-4DED-8B98-F528B1389943_zpsiwgpnazh.jpg...
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By sloar

I’m keeping it for sure, just not sure it’s worth...

I’m keeping it for sure, just not sure it’s worth the trouble getting it back to original or just leaving another group on it.
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By sloar

Is a Black Lightning worth the trouble?

Picked up a Black Lightning yesterday. Overall its pretty decent, a few spots of paint flaking and chips, all original parts including the Cinelli saddle. Problem is the front hub is cracked and the...
08-27-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 853
Posted By sloar

The Cannondale is a hot mess, mostly cosmetic...

The Cannondale is a hot mess, mostly cosmetic except for a broken flange on the front hub. The Raleigh is in pretty good shape. Very nice chrome, but the paint is flaking in a few spots. Overall I...
08-26-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 853
Posted By sloar

I was bummed that the original Cinelli saddle was...

I was bummed that the original Cinelli saddle was missing on the Black Lightning. But then noticed it on the Raleigh.
08-26-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 853
Posted By sloar

Picking these up tomorrow.

I just had the best experience with a seller. These two bikes were listed on Facebook Marketplace, I contacted the seller and told her I was interested in both, but I was at the fire department until...
08-25-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By sloar

No problem, thanks for checking.

No problem, thanks for checking.
Replies: 27
Views: 1,134
Posted By sloar

A Pinarello with a 531 decal is odd. Sounds like...

A Pinarello with a 531 decal is odd. Sounds like a fork
replacement.
08-22-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By sloar

Let me know, I’m still looking. Thanks

Let me know, I’m still looking. Thanks
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By sloar

That chainstay scares me more than the bottom...

That chainstay scares me more than the bottom bracket. I wouldn't touch it without seeing it in person.
08-20-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 920
Posted By sloar

Sold recently, my apologies for not updating.

Sold recently, my apologies for not updating.
08-18-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,925
Posted By sloar

Love that green^^^^^^^^

Love that green^^^^^^^^
08-18-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,925
Posted By sloar

Could it be the geometry and what these bikes...

Could it be the geometry and what these bikes were designed for? Weren’t the Cannondale SR’s crit bikes, shorter faster races. The traditional steel frames for longer races? I feel like I’m more in a...
08-18-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,925
Posted By sloar

My speedo with average speed mode, same course,...

My speedo with average speed mode, same course, same wheels and tires, same rider. And my non expert opinion.
08-18-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,925
Posted By sloar

I have a 600 crank that’s 175 in the bin, wonder...

I have a 600 crank that’s 175 in the bin, wonder if I can get a bit more speed.
08-18-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,925
Posted By sloar

Good question Randy, and I certainly do not know...

Good question Randy, and I certainly do not know the answer. But I have noticed some bikes just take less effort in going faster. Maybe some bikes just make you want to ride harder. I had the exact...
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