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05-02-16, 06:20 AM
Replies: 51
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Posted By digger531

Interesting solutions.. I actually fold the...

Interesting solutions..

I actually fold the top of the leg warmers down so the gripper is towards the short and then pull my bibs down over them so the two grippers kind of interlock (not face to...
Replies: 14
Views: 4,294
Posted By digger531

I am riding a 24", '87 Super Sport in...

I am riding a 24", '87 Super Sport in Mauve/White. I am interested in yours if it is a similar size. Shoot me a PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,294
Posted By digger531

That is a great bike and a good deal around here....

That is a great bike and a good deal around here. I am in St. Cloud and ride a Schwinn Super Sport that I would be embarrassed to admit what I paid.
05-01-16, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,047
Posted By digger531

I assure you that I am well versed in all fitting...

I assure you that I am well versed in all fitting aspects of bikes and have tried numerous saddles and positioning. I have ranged from 12% body fat to 25% and have gone several months without biking...
04-30-16, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,047
Posted By digger531

I don't think the symetry or lack there of has...

I don't think the symetry or lack there of has anything to do with what I was finding. It simply gives a little room and takes the pressure off.

I have only done short rides of around 15 miles...
04-30-16, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,047
Posted By digger531

Saddle positioning

I have read a ridiculous amount of info regarding fitting, and saddles and KNOP and have spent more than my share of money trying to find the perfect saddle and angle and height and and and ....After...
04-30-16, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,267
Posted By digger531

I would definitely recommend a used bike. I...

I would definitely recommend a used bike. I prefer older, steel bikes. You will have to watch the fit as a lot of the older bike's seat tubes were longer than the top tube (good for me at 6' with 36"...
04-30-16, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,293
Posted By digger531

To each their own but I would not commute on...

To each their own but I would not commute on skinny tires. Adverse weather, comfort and the increased possibility for flats, no thanks. I would also want the Ultegra rear derailleur and would forgo...
04-29-16, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,312
Posted By digger531

And by the way, my wife rides that Novara Verita...

And by the way, my wife rides that Novara Verita also and loves it.
04-29-16, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,312
Posted By digger531

I ride a Salsa Vaya with 35mm tires, leather...

I ride a Salsa Vaya with 35mm tires, leather saddle, rack, and flat peddles.and a Schwinn Super Sport with 25mm tires with clipless. I have never been able to prove the Schwinn is faster. Same...
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By digger531

That is a loaded question. I would bet there are...

That is a loaded question. I would bet there are many of us who have more than one $1000 + bike.

This is always a interesting subject. You don't want to spend too much incase you don't like it or...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,198
Posted By digger531

Cinelli mountain bike????

Does anyone know anything about this?

OK,...I am sure there are a few of you that do. Could you please share your knowledge with the rest of us?

Rare Cinelli Mountain Bike...
Replies: 11
Views: 848
Posted By digger531

:cry: SOLD

:cry: SOLD
Replies: 11
Views: 848
Posted By digger531

I did edit the post as advised although I had...

I did edit the post as advised although I had already emailed and called the gentleman before posting here. I will certainly post pics if I am lucky enough to score this amazing ride. I will say it...
Replies: 11
Views: 848
Posted By digger531

I have already tried to contact him. I am just...

I have already tried to contact him. I am just sitting here staring at my phone, waiting for it to ring................
Replies: 11
Views: 848
Posted By digger531

Chrome Paramount

It makes me a little weak in the knees just seeing it in what appears to be my size. What do you all think? I am having trouble being objective.
Replies: 15
Views: 8,141
Posted By digger531

I think its a bit over priced too, but I might...

I think its a bit over priced too, but I might look at it and try to do some negotiating if it fits. The seller says "600 brakes" in the add. Not sure why take the pics before finishing the bike but...
Replies: 19
Views: 9,326
Posted By digger531

This is pretty intense for a value thread. What...

This is pretty intense for a value thread. What you need to do is find a local bike co-op that can help you through the learning process. Bike are pretty simple but if you don't have the right info...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,821
Posted By digger531

Interesting, I am 6' and ride a 56cm all the way...

Interesting, I am 6' and ride a 56cm all the way to a 60cm depending on the bike.

I don't think $250 is too bad for that bike. $200 would be better but, with the upgrades, you are unlikely to...
Replies: 19
Views: 9,326
Posted By digger531

Need better pics of the drive side for a good...

Need better pics of the drive side for a good estimate. The bar tape looks newish. Did the cables get replaced before it got taped? I wouldn't go as high as $300 mostly because the Suntour is so hard...
Replies: 14
Views: 6,239
Posted By digger531

hey, hey, hey...where's the story on how it came...

hey, hey, hey...where's the story on how it came to be?
Replies: 14
Views: 6,239
Posted By digger531

I am still waiting for the story. I agree...

I am still waiting for the story.

I agree way over $300. I would buy it today for $400 and I am pretty cheap. I would guess, marketed correctly, $600.
Replies: 16
Views: 1,042
Posted By digger531

I would agree with the vintage mountain bike. Put...

I would agree with the vintage mountain bike. Put some slick road tires on and they are every bit as fast as a road bike in town and usually have better brakes. If I could commute I would be riding a...
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By digger531

I am no expert but appears to be late 70s early...

I am no expert but appears to be late 70s early 80s. $250 doesn't seem too bad if she really wants it. The neglected bar tape would lead me to believe it needs a full tune up. I would want it for...
Replies: 29
Views: 3,259
Posted By digger531

I know it would be wrong but I want to ride it.

I know it would be wrong but I want to ride it.
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Views: 725
Posted By digger531

$50

$50
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Views: 1,087
Posted By digger531

I am pretty sure its worth more parted out but...

I am pretty sure its worth more parted out but maybe as high as $500 but if you want it to sell this month $400 is probably closer.
Replies: 14
Views: 6,239
Posted By digger531

Pics?

Pics?
Replies: 9
Views: 2,314
Posted By digger531

Most gas pipe mixte frames will bring $200. I...

Most gas pipe mixte frames will bring $200. I would think in the right market to the right buyer $300+. I don't know how much of this frame is double butted chromoly but I am curious what others with...
Replies: 10
Views: 4,883
Posted By digger531

Back on point...$300 is way to much for any Le...

Back on point...$300 is way to much for any Le Tour and any bike with Blaze. Added together its a $150 bike in my opinion. Thats not to say I wouldn't sell it for $200, I just wouldn't buy it at that...
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By digger531

I agree its worth $75. I wouldn't plan on...

I agree its worth $75. I wouldn't plan on upgrading much. If you have more budget, buy a nicer bike, otherwise enjoy this one as is (with a tune up) and save up for the next one.
Replies: 9
Views: 1,087
Posted By digger531

Definitely need pics.

Definitely need pics.
Replies: 7
Views: 4,862
Posted By digger531

It is hard to tell, for certain, that the frame...

It is hard to tell, for certain, that the frame and fork are damaged from the pics. It does appear that they are and closer pics could tell the story. If they are not damaged it is still only $50-$75...
Replies: 6
Views: 8,431
Posted By digger531

I love the 80s paint. Cleaned up its worth $200...

I love the 80s paint. Cleaned up its worth $200 in almost any market. More in some.
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By digger531

Close enough. Negotiate as much as you can, maybe...

Close enough. Negotiate as much as you can, maybe even fake a "walk away" but I would buy it if I needed it.
Replies: 5
Views: 2,940
Posted By digger531

If the wheels are true $50. I agree the...

If the wheels are true $50. I agree the components are unlikely to be original
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By digger531

I am looking for a price for my convertible. Its...

I am looking for a price for my convertible. Its a 70s something and red:rolleyes:
Replies: 5
Views: 1,052
Posted By digger531

For $100 less I would take the Miele. The Benotto...

For $100 less I would take the Miele. The Benotto is priced ok and if I wanted to ride one, I would probably pay that but as an everyday rider and for $100 less...I would buy the Miele
Replies: 2
Views: 1,014
Posted By digger531

Will definitely need pics

Will definitely need pics
Replies: 9
Views: 1,134
Posted By digger531

The Puegeot seems like a good bet and isn't over...

The Puegeot seems like a good bet and isn't over priced if it is close to $200 and ready to go.
04-01-14, 04:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,802
Posted By digger531

I use the lg-hbs730 and use to use the 700 love...

I use the lg-hbs730 and use to use the 700 love them both for music and I am always annoyed when they alert me to phone calls and messages but you can not talk while you are riding.
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By digger531

I would not get close to $250 if for no reason...

I would not get close to $250 if for no reason other than the person selling it is a hack and I wouldn't want to risk funding any further projects. How long has it been listed? I would spend some...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,546
Posted By digger531

If we are going fair market value $300. You might...

If we are going fair market value $300. You might get someone to pay more with the STI and "upgraded" wheelset. I would have put a wider range cassette on it so you had a reason for the mtb...
Replies: 16
Views: 5,744
Posted By digger531

I apologize. I thought the sticker on the down...

I apologize. I thought the sticker on the down tube said high carbon:o
04-01-14, 09:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,692
Posted By digger531

Seems a bit snippy in here considering the advise...

Seems a bit snippy in here considering the advise asked was by a newbie and may not know, or need to know proper terminology. I found it pretty obvious what his intention was.:p

To the OP...
You...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,011
Posted By digger531

There is a lot going on there. Does the sticker...

There is a lot going on there. Does the sticker on the down tube say "Dura-ace ex"? Simplex mechs and shifters but 600 crank? Mafac levers? Do the brake calipers have a name on them? Is there any...
Replies: 16
Views: 5,744
Posted By digger531

Nice bikes and in spectacular condition but I...

Nice bikes and in spectacular condition but I don't see $250, although work101 has probably sold more bikes this "spring" than I have in my life. High ten frames and nutted axels...meh. If you find a...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,219
Posted By digger531

Thanks for the info. I knew I could find the...

Thanks for the info. I knew I could find the catalogs online (I actually have them bookmarked) but I was curious about value and what people thought of these and how they came to be.
Replies: 11
Views: 1,093
Posted By digger531

I wouldn't put much faith in the sellers ability...

I wouldn't put much faith in the sellers ability to read a tape measure (24" wheels) but that bike is small. If I was looking at it and everything was in good working order (which I doubt it is) $150...
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