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Posted By Johnny 831

1984 Trek 420 overhauled.

Hi there, I just finished up this 84 Trek 420, 48CM frame. I was looking into it, and this appears to be the entry level touring bike for Trek at that time. True Temper tubing, dia compe 500 series...
01-28-16, 06:13 PM
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Posted By Johnny 831

Decent gold chain for vintage project?

Hi guys, I have an old Centurion Le mans (76) that my friend repainted for me, super nice acid green color, and I thought that some gold features would look nice. I have a bottom bracket with gold...
08-02-15, 03:27 PM
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Posted By Johnny 831

I actually tried this, and broke my old table...

I actually tried this, and broke my old table vice hahahaha. I was an old piece... Not really looking to purchase a table vise right now, so a wrench set up is what I'm looking into. Cheers.
08-02-15, 03:25 PM
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Posted By Johnny 831

Do they not make these anymore?!?!??! I'd love to...

Do they not make these anymore?!?!??! I'd love to own one, I find the box wrenches are much easier to work with. Any thoughts?
08-02-15, 03:24 PM
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Posted By Johnny 831

Yes, l do mean the fixed cup, thanks. And yes,...

Yes, l do mean the fixed cup, thanks. And yes, the cup is shot, otherwise I would do what I do often, repack it and move on. I'm starting to take on more... labor intensive?... projects and putting...
08-02-15, 03:22 PM
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Posted By Johnny 831

Hey thanks, I saw this as well, and will most...

Hey thanks, I saw this as well, and will most likely grab it, 10 bucks is worth a shot. I've used something similar, with a bolt going through the bottom bracket, and locking the tool in place, then...
08-01-15, 11:46 PM
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Posted By Johnny 831

Where do I get a 35mm Bottom Bracket box / thin wrench?!?!?

I have an old Nishiki International that has a locking cup with a 35mm fitting. I can't seem to find a box wrench like my 36 MM parktool. I'd even settle for a 35mm flat wrench. Even my local bike...
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Posted By Johnny 831

Fuji Finest, help with year, model, value?

Just picked up this Fuji Finest today for under $200 at a local flea market from the original owner. Looks to be stock, and has had very, very, very light use by a youngster who outgrew it. Shimano...
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Posted By Johnny 831

Shimano BB, campy headset, dura ace derailluers +...

Shimano BB, campy headset, dura ace derailluers + DT shifter, Sante' crankset (biopace), brakes / brake levers.
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Posted By Johnny 831

Hey thanks for clearifying, no I'm not trying to...

Hey thanks for clearifying, no I'm not trying to sell it here, just wondering what people think about market value in Nor Cal. Also was hoping someone might shed some light on what model / make it...
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Posted By Johnny 831

Bianchi Celeste green?

I just picked up this Bianchi, looks to me 80s, Campy headset, Sante + dura ace components. serial number MA00976. Paint is pretty beat up, but components work great, overhauled the bottom bracket...
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Posted By Johnny 831

I just reloaded them, hopefully they work... even...

I just reloaded them, hopefully they work... even though they are BAD pics :/ Just trying to get some general info atm, such as year model info. Cheers.
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Posted By Johnny 831

Bianchi Europa, Bianchi Celeste?, Nishiki International...

I recently sold a few bikes and was looking for a new project. After a couple of weekends hunting, I found nothing interesting, but today I found 3 bikes I think I can do well with as far as projects...
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Posted By Johnny 831

Peugeot Tourmalet 80s

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Just picked this up yesterday. Spent the afternoon working on it. New wires + housing, repacked the headset, took all the parts off and scrubbed them down,...
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Posted By Johnny 831

Yes, Sunshine sorry. I'm asking $250 and people...

Yes, Sunshine sorry. I'm asking $250 and people are lining up, might repost lol we shall see.
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Posted By Johnny 831

Miyata Gran Touring (70s?) Tange, Cyclone, AR Apex

Miyata Gran Touring. Just picked it up from the flea market, was in pretty rough shape, put in a lot of work in a couple of afternoons. Repacked the bottom bracket and wheel hubs, took all components...
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Posted By Johnny 831

Raleigh Super Course

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Here is the Raleigh Super Course I just finished up. I had another mixte frame that was bent but had great Suntour Raleigh branded components. I repacked...
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Posted By Johnny 831

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This is the Trek 560 Pro Series I got for 100, ridable, then I swapped out the Exage / accera components for anodized cyclone brakes, gen 2 derailluers + DT shifter. Fits...
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Posted By Johnny 831

Maybe I should hold into it until, I figure it...

Maybe I should hold into it until, I figure it out? Would hate to let go of a px10.
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Posted By Johnny 831

Can you shed any light on what parts might be...

Can you shed any light on what parts might be original / replaced? Thanks!
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Posted By Johnny 831

I'll have to take a pic, but the front forks have...

I'll have to take a pic, but the front forks have the double eyelets. But the rear drop outs do not, but I don't see any signs of modification. Peugeots are weird!
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Posted By Johnny 831

60s Peugeot Super Delux?

Just picked up this Peugeot Super Deluxe. Trying to figure out what year it might be. I've been looking at sheldons, and cycle Peugeot websites, and it looks like maybe 60s model? The bike was stored...
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Posted By Johnny 831

Please don't take it personal, I grew up with two...

Please don't take it personal, I grew up with two vicious brothers, my apologies. Thank you for explaining market values, I was not specific enough apparently. Maybe you can touch on the market up in...
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Posted By Johnny 831

Thank you captain obvious hahaha any idea what a...

Thank you captain obvious hahaha any idea what a the bike might go for here in Nor Cal?
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Posted By Johnny 831

hahahaha yes odd job, exactly right... just...

hahahaha yes odd job, exactly right... just pumping the hype. No worries, i just keep hearing randomness, people saying 400 ish, or like 150, so I'm not sure about where to go with it. Might just...
04-17-15, 06:19 PM
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Posted By Johnny 831

Bridgestone Mile 112 1986?

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Picked up this Bridgestone Mile 112, I believe 86. This bike is a bit of a frankin bike, but still decent gear. Campagnolo brakes + brake levers + hoods + front shifter,...
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Posted By Johnny 831

Raleigh Super Corsa?

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I picked up this Raleigh Super Corsa today at the flea market. No set, or wheels, but I had a nice Wrights leather saddle, and a 700c set of wheels. I also have a bunch of...
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Posted By Johnny 831

Trek 420 true temp cr mo?

Found this on CL for 180, looks really clean, been in a shed, wondering what yall think... cheers!

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Road bike trek 420 (http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/bik/4975948189.html)
03-31-15, 10:43 PM
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Posted By Johnny 831

I love Centurions! My first decent road bike was...

I love Centurions! My first decent road bike was / is a 77 Super LeMans in firey orange. Recently I found a 76 Pro Tour with with full gen 1 cyclone gear, almost mint paint, sold it to a gentlemen...
03-30-15, 09:03 PM
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Posted By Johnny 831

76 Centurion?

Went to sheldon's and as far as I can tell, 70s Centurions are hard to date without components on them. I just picked up this frame at a swap for $10! I have a 70s Super LeMans, and just sold a 76...
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Posted By Johnny 831

76 Centurion?

Went to sheldon's and as far as I can tell, 70s Centurions are hard to date without components on them. I just picked up this frame at a swap for $10! I have a 70s Super LeMans, and just sold a 76...
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Posted By Johnny 831

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440401 For some reason I couldn't load this pic with the others, but anyway, here it is...
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Posted By Johnny 831

74-76 Peugeot AO8?

Just picked this one up yestertoday, it has really nice paint, most of the original components: cranks, simplex shifter, simplex rr derailleur, braze on (one side D ring?) DT simplex shifter, sach...
03-21-15, 09:28 PM
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Posted By Johnny 831

Thank you for the info! Can you clarify something...

Thank you for the info! Can you clarify something for me? The sticker on the seat tube says Record Du Monde, what does that refer to?
03-20-15, 10:37 PM
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Posted By Johnny 831

Peugeot Record Du Mondo...70s?

Help ID please! [Serial # 176606 7]
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Just picked this one up today, it has really nice paint, most of the original components: cranks, simplex...
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Posted By Johnny 831

Italian 70s racing bike?

Guy found this bike in a storage unit, no idea what it is with no markings that he can see. I might take a look at it in the next couple of days... he's asking around $250 and says it's super light,...
03-12-15, 11:41 PM
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Posted By Johnny 831

Panasonic DX5000 + City Bike

The DX 5000 has full 600 grouping, Tange 1, and the small frame makes it fast and agile. The City Bike I grabbed recently as I liked the cantilever brakes and interesting cobalt blue purple color. I...
03-11-15, 06:03 AM
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Posted By Johnny 831

You Know Its Funny, I Go So Much Faster With The...

You Know Its Funny, I Go So Much Faster With The skewer On The Non Drive Side... Pro Tips! XD
03-10-15, 10:19 PM
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Posted By Johnny 831

89 Centurion Dave Scott

I recently acquired this 89 Centurion Dave Scott in exchange for some cash and a 77 Centurion Pro Tour. The gentleman had bought a 77 pro tour brand new in 77 in the same color. I am a huge fan of...
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Posted By Johnny 831

I ended up getting $275 for it... AND A DAVE...

I ended up getting $275 for it... AND A DAVE SCOTT!!! The gentlemen was really nice, apparently he bought he had bought a Centurion Pro Tour new in 77 in the same color, pretty awesome to hook him up...
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Posted By Johnny 831

Hey thank you, I always appreciate this type of...

Hey thank you, I always appreciate this type of info! And if I came off arrogant or what not, that was not my intention, it was an honest question. As far as the picture, maybe just on the ground...
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Posted By Johnny 831

Does this really matter on the front wheel? The...

Does this really matter on the front wheel? The rear skewer is orientated the way you are suggesting...
03-06-15, 11:37 AM
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Posted By Johnny 831

Thank you! I was a little confused because it's...

Thank you! I was a little confused because it's all seguino stuff but guy at shop thought they were stronglight... weird...
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Posted By Johnny 831

76 Centurion Pro Tour?

Hi all! I really like this bike, but someone has asked what I would part with it for and I wanted to get an idea of a price range. The bike has seguino cranks, campy pedals, bar end shifters,...
03-06-15, 09:31 AM
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Posted By Johnny 831

70s Centurion ID?

Hi all! I just picked up this Centruion (serial M7A03569), what I believe is a 70s, but not exactly sure. I'm hoping to get a little more info about posible model name and manufacture date. It has...
02-15-15, 05:42 PM
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Posted By Johnny 831

This is motivating! To be honest, my lady had to...

This is motivating! To be honest, my lady had to convince me to buy it for $80. I grew up in Santa Cruz where I believe Specialized originated, so I guess I have some weird bias. I generally go for...
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Posted By Johnny 831

Panasonic DX5000

Finally got this bike sorted out. It's an 87 Panasonic DX 5000, Tange 1, full shimano 600 group, Ukai super hard anodized rims, fresh white grip, tires, and seat :) The newer Shimano cog isn't so...
02-14-15, 07:24 PM
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Posted By Johnny 831

Specialized Epic Carbon / AL?

Not sure this is the thread for this bike, but it's an older Specialized Epic with carbon fiber tubing, and AL forks. All shimano components with Arraya 700c rims, guessing late 80s early 90s. I...
02-12-15, 11:31 PM
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Posted By Johnny 831

I'm seeing that Newbaums often is sold as one...

I'm seeing that Newbaums often is sold as one roll, is that enough for both sides of the bars? Or should I get the double roll set?
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Posted By Johnny 831

I was going to try to put on this Sountour VxGt,...

I was going to try to put on this Sountour VxGt, but the spring is kinda funky.
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Right now i have a Suntour GT derailleur that is a long cage and works pretty well, but older and a bit...
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