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06-27-15, 11:19 PM
Replies: 598
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Posted By russd32

Anyone near Richmond, IN? I found a bike that I'd...

Anyone near Richmond, IN? I found a bike that I'd like to have but its too much of a haul for me
11-25-14, 10:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,880
Posted By russd32

Bumping this old thread with a few stats. I'm...

Bumping this old thread with a few stats. I'm going to start doing a spreadsheet like this for every bike I flip/part. My conclusion: I'm keeping Ebay and USPS in business :) Didn't include shipping...
11-24-14, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By russd32

Ooooh that ITM is pretty. I've seen several that...

Ooooh that ITM is pretty. I've seen several that are of similar design but the silver hump in the middle of that one looks really good.
11-24-14, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By russd32

what's a nice looking 90's stem in black

This is going to sound like a dating ad gone wrong:

ISO: Attractive black stem, born around 1990 which is stiff.....

But really, I'm building a Landshark from 93'ish and I'm looking for a stem...
05-13-14, 08:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,327
Posted By russd32

I don't remember exactly what ratio was on my...

I don't remember exactly what ratio was on my Lemond but it was pretty narrow. Consequently, being Campy Record it shifted like butter.
...
04-24-14, 08:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,987
Posted By russd32

I've been keeping my eyes peeled for one for...

I've been keeping my eyes peeled for one for quite a while. They pop up on Chicago CL occasionally and one of these days one will be in my size for the right price.
04-22-14, 08:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,853
Posted By russd32

Very nice job! That's a great looking bike

Very nice job! That's a great looking bike
Replies: 6
Views: 4,197
Posted By russd32

Thanks everyone! After kicking it around in my...

Thanks everyone! After kicking it around in my head I think I'm going to take a pass on this one. I think I probably could come clean (or even make a buck) on it at $500 as others have said, but I...
Replies: 6
Views: 4,197
Posted By russd32

Thanks fellas. I believe the seatpost is SR like...

Thanks fellas. I believe the seatpost is SR like the crankset. The Concor isn't in bad shape but it's not great. You are probably right though, I'd say there's $2-250 in parts if you ebay them. That...
Replies: 6
Views: 4,197
Posted By russd32

3Rensho Super Record Export

3Rensho, 3wrencho, San Rensho....I'm not sure the proper terminology

I bought an old Trek frame from a guy today that had this hanging in his garage. Just wondered what you fellas think it would...
04-03-14, 09:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,426
Posted By russd32

Damn! I've been thirsting for a 560 for quite a...

Damn! I've been thirsting for a 560 for quite a while but just haven't found the right one. One of these days I'll find her and scoop her up.
01-17-14, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7,986
Views: 2,446,561
Posted By russd32

Thanks! I can't wait for it to warm up in IL so I...

Thanks! I can't wait for it to warm up in IL so I can put some more miles on her
12-14-13, 11:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,062
Posted By russd32

Very cool and great craftsmanship!

Very cool and great craftsmanship!
12-08-13, 09:16 PM
Replies: 800
Views: 220,811
Posted By russd32

Some nice rides in here. Looking good everyone!

Some nice rides in here. Looking good everyone!
11-11-13, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7,986
Views: 2,446,561
Posted By russd32

Heck yeah man, her cousin is a boy named Sue....

Heck yeah man, her cousin is a boy named Sue. Thanks!
11-10-13, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By russd32

Thanks fellas! Good catch on the NSA/DS thing,...

Thanks fellas! Good catch on the NSA/DS thing, for some reason the logo is on a different side for each hub. Since I have no immediate plans for disc brakes I built the front backards so the logos...
11-09-13, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By russd32

Swiss Army wheels

Through my wheeling and dealing I wound up with a spare set of King hubs. They sat in my toolbox for a long time and then it came to me, I should build some do everything wheels with them.

Chris...
11-09-13, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7,986
Views: 2,446,561
Posted By russd32

Had some nice weather in IL today so I pulled...

Had some nice weather in IL today so I pulled this old girl out for a glamour shot

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f239/russd32/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpse7cb637a.jpg...
10-26-13, 08:25 PM
Replies: 61,184
Views: 9,165,821
Posted By russd32

I don't know if this is a complete steal or...

I don't know if this is a complete steal or not...but it looks like a really nice specimen if anyone is looking for an old carbon Specialized.

http://peoria.craigslist.org/bik/4110290604.html
10-19-13, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7,986
Views: 2,446,561
Posted By russd32

Thanks man, I'm pretty happy with the way it...

Thanks man, I'm pretty happy with the way it turned out. I think it has made it's way onto my keeper list.
10-19-13, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7,986
Views: 2,446,561
Posted By russd32

Some updated pics of my Merckx in it's current...

Some updated pics of my Merckx in it's current state. I'm building a set of Chris King/H-Son Archetype wheels that may go on this bike at times, besides that it's pretty much done. It rides great....
10-01-13, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7,986
Views: 2,446,561
Posted By russd32

I must say, this is textbook resto mod

I must say, this is textbook resto mod
09-28-13, 08:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,815
Posted By russd32

Very exciting project! It's amazing what a really...

Very exciting project! It's amazing what a really thorough cleaning will do isn't it
09-24-13, 09:48 PM
Replies: 61,184
Views: 9,165,821
Posted By russd32

Not sure if it's a no-no to link to another forum...

Not sure if it's a no-no to link to another forum or not, but I saw this on Paceline. Vitus 979 with 7 speed DA, looks pretty mint. If I were near FL I might pick it up for that price....
09-16-13, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,728
Posted By russd32

I had to bump this thread to praise the powers of...

I had to bump this thread to praise the powers of the Sheldon bolt trick. If you have a cup stop and read this post before you do anything else to damage it.

Go to the hardware store and buy 1 -...
09-03-13, 09:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,646
Posted By russd32

I'm planning on my first century this weekend!...

I'm planning on my first century this weekend! I'll be riding the Capital City Century in Springfield, IL with some buddies. Should be a nice easy pace so hopefully I finish with a little left in the...
08-30-13, 09:50 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 26,510
Posted By russd32

I don't own this fella anymore but it sure was a...

I don't own this fella anymore but it sure was a nice looking bike. If only it was a size larger....

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f239/russd32/Greg%20Lemond/IMG_6798.jpg...
08-29-13, 06:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,880
Posted By russd32

Thanks for sharing, it's good to see someone...

Thanks for sharing, it's good to see someone else's thoughts and stats. I'm right there with you that I don't invest the time unless I'm pretty confident I can make some decent money, and $100 isn't...
08-27-13, 08:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,415
Posted By russd32

I use Strava for the same thing. It's nice to see...

I use Strava for the same thing. It's nice to see my monthly mileage and I ride the same routes quite a bit so sometimes it's nice to see that I finished faster than a previous ride even if it didn't...
08-26-13, 08:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,415
Posted By russd32

I have a Garmin mount on every bike! After using...

I have a Garmin mount on every bike! After using GPS I'll never spend money on a computer again, and honestly the iphone apps are good enough that I probably didn't even need to spend money on a GPS....
08-23-13, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7,986
Views: 2,446,561
Posted By russd32

Thank man, it's very possible that mine is a 91...

Thank man, it's very possible that mine is a 91 or who knows, it could be older than that if it was bought as a frame and built by a shop. I don't think I've heard anything bad about the Hwy 1 bars...
08-21-13, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7,986
Views: 2,446,561
Posted By russd32

Wrongo! It was 8 speed with a freehub and...

Wrongo! It was 8 speed with a freehub and downtube shifters. Kind of an odd setup, must have been right before brifters
08-18-13, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7,986
Views: 2,446,561
Posted By russd32

Can I join the club? ...

Can I join the club?

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f239/russd32/photo-3_zpsb59d98f5.jpg (http://s48.photobucket.com/user/russd32/media/photo-3_zpsb59d98f5.jpg.html)

92 Merckx Century, was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-13, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 785
Posted By russd32

Nice work!

Nice work!
08-05-13, 08:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,409
Posted By russd32

I considered opening this exact thread after...

I considered opening this exact thread after having several unpaid items.

sikomans1, deckyburhan, vteck16
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-13, 05:37 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,259
Posted By russd32

Snot rocket ability is directly correlated to...

Snot rocket ability is directly correlated to time spent in the saddle. I'm pretty sure that's how pro teams find their recruits
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-13, 09:09 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 13,807
Posted By russd32

When I was 9 I was in a boat wreck so I have a...

When I was 9 I was in a boat wreck so I have a fake knee cap, missing some tendons, lost a lot of muscle tissue, and one leg is now about 2 inches shorter than the other. I'm not as fast as most...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-13, 10:34 PM
Replies: 26,995
Views: 17,159,047
Posted By russd32

My newest ride. '13 Moto Le Champion Ti. Can't...

My newest ride. '13 Moto Le Champion Ti. Can't wait to put some miles on it.
http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f239/russd32/photo-1_zps5344066d.jpg...
07-22-13, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,441
Posted By russd32

Nice looking bike!

Nice looking bike!
07-05-13, 01:43 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 115,950
Posted By russd32

That's the only picture I have of it. One of...

That's the only picture I have of it. One of these days I'll go outside and take a proper garage door shot of her
07-05-13, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7,986
Views: 2,446,561
Posted By russd32

Nice looking Schwinn! I love this thread. I...

Nice looking Schwinn!

I love this thread. I think my Merckx Team Kelme Century might find a home in this thread soon
07-05-13, 08:56 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 115,950
Posted By russd32

Haha how did you guess that it was an instagram...

Haha how did you guess that it was an instagram pic, could it be the overuse of filters?
07-04-13, 08:55 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 115,950
Posted By russd32

Just picked this fella up recently and put a few...

Just picked this fella up recently and put a few miles on it today

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f239/russd32/bikes/967346_10151776440562028_801369299_n_zps3c9f2e36.jpg
06-26-13, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By russd32

Welcome! A Merckx Century was a nice bike, if it...

Welcome! A Merckx Century was a nice bike, if it has Campy there's a good chance it is Record. Is it 7 or 8 speed?

1. Sure, use whatever pedals you'd like. There's a good chance it didn't even...
06-26-13, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By russd32

Yeah, buy some PB blaster and spray it around the...

Yeah, buy some PB blaster and spray it around the seatpost and it'll creep it's way down the post. You can also hang the bike upside down and spray some through the BB drain hole so it creeps up the...
06-24-13, 08:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,979
Posted By russd32

Bellissimo!

Bellissimo!
06-24-13, 08:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,571
Posted By russd32

Nice haul! Those are pretty bikes!

Nice haul! Those are pretty bikes!
06-21-13, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By russd32

Haha, depends what you consider cheap.... It is...

Haha, depends what you consider cheap.... It is missing the stem, otherwise I have all the parts to put it back together



I will, my carbon bike lacks character but it does ride really nice....
06-20-13, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By russd32

It was an expensive week for buying bikes....

It was an expensive week for buying bikes. Unfortunately I'm going to have to decide which one to sell. I don't have room for the 4 I currently own so either the carbon bike or one of these guys is...
06-20-13, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By russd32

I took her for a 20 mile ride to see if I could...

I took her for a 20 mile ride to see if I could find any hiccups and I'm happy to say it rode great! I gave it a little love, I don't think it had been cleaned for a while. It's not perfect but much...
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