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07-14-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15,694
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Posted By Classtime

Finally get to the Atelier ...

...and they are closed.
Visiting the folks in Waxahatchie and went for a short ride today. I love old timey stuff and this town is all Old Timey.
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07-11-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 314
Posted By Classtime

Lovely review. And that you sold such classics to...

Lovely review. And that you sold such classics to save space for your MAP!

I attempted Mt. Lemmon this morning (traveling this week) but was turned back by the sheriffs. Some of my approach was...
07-10-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 962
Posted By Classtime

I had a '86 Ironman 62cm CTT with a 57 CTC top...

I had a '86 Ironman 62cm CTT with a 57 CTC top tube. Later, I had an 58cm with a 56.5 top tube. It seems for that year, the bigger ones had shorter topmtubes.
07-10-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 605
Posted By Classtime

Club Special replaces the IM☹️

Club Special replaces the IM☹️
07-09-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,130
Posted By Classtime

Yep. Learn from us. Don't let any one talk you...

Yep. Learn from us. Don't let any one talk you into threadless unless you go uber oversized on the frame tubes.

Tubular vs. clincher is not a thing on your dream bike because you will have a set...
07-09-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,130
Posted By Classtime

How about a frame kit from Richard Sachs, paint...

How about a frame kit from Richard Sachs, paint by Joe Bell, and a frame building class with one of the Masters.
07-08-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,130
Posted By Classtime

Curt Goodrich. Done. He does it all himself. TOO...

Curt Goodrich. Done. He does it all himself. TOO COOL.
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Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By Classtime

I am intriqued and somewhat relieved that someone...

I am intriqued and somewhat relieved that someone with almost 20k posts(all of which are on point and clearly informed) is asking a training question. And you've done very little riding since March,...
07-07-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,523
Posted By Classtime

Aladin 32s would not look very Classic on the...

Aladin 32s would not look very Classic on the 710. 25s are pushing it.
07-07-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 22,107
Posted By Classtime

If it is on for September, I'll go and Camp and...

If it is on for September, I'll go and Camp and ride solo, because I paid and I really like the course. Heading out for 75 and 7500 in a few minutes just in case.

edit: crazy times. I cut short my...
07-07-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,523
Posted By Classtime

I'd put some nice tires (25s) on the 710 and use...

I'd put some nice tires (25s) on the 710 and use it to go longer and faster. I think a fast (whatever that means) century is best ridden on a race bike. Meanwhile, build the International with...
07-06-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,359
Posted By Classtime

You raised the saddle on this 1 inch ? That's ok....

You raised the saddle on this 1 inch ? That's ok. I think. Every now and then I have a fit over fit🤔...
07-05-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 37,153
Posted By Classtime

A couple of hard-man freewheels there. One day...

A couple of hard-man freewheels there. One day social distance will be restored to group rides.
07-04-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By Classtime

Shimano Red ...

Shimano Red
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07-04-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 800
Posted By Classtime

I agree with others who say try for the 24 inch...

I agree with others who say try for the 24 inch Trek. I have legs like yours and have a 24 inch 1985 620. If you are not going to use panniers, you might also consider the 710/610 frames which are a...
07-03-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6,438
Views: 559,683
Posted By Classtime

That frameset is georgeous at 3x the price. When...

That frameset is georgeous at 3x the price. When we know more about Piasentin, 5 x the price.
07-03-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Classtime

Boulder is good people. We found More -...

Boulder is good people.
We found More - Sedisport Black Chain! (http://boulderbicycle.bike/AAA-New-Arrivals-and-Markdowns/We-found-More-Sedisport-Black-Chain.html)
07-02-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 615
Posted By Classtime

I had a complete a5000 group on a Takara I tuned...

I had a complete a5000 group on a Takara I tuned up for my daughter. It was fantastic with the crisp shifting. (She didn't like the pink color of the frame and I sold it. I'm a dummy. Shoulda painted...
07-01-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By Classtime

That is a neat bike. Black Bikes are *****'n....

That is a neat bike. Black Bikes are *****'n. Digging the ad too. A white PRO? With Campy center pulls? And looks like Mafac brakes on the Comp? And why West Coast Only?
07-01-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By Classtime

I put those Koolstops on my SuperRecord Medici...

I put those Koolstops on my SuperRecord Medici Pro Strada and they work great. Eroica one year with Matrix rims and once with GP4. No noise.
06-30-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By Classtime

My rules for second hand stuff as a buyer is...

My rules for second hand stuff as a buyer is buyer beware.
The fork is tweaked also. Steerer tube is straight so I'll get the dropouts in the right place, have fun rebuilding the bike with new...
06-30-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By Classtime

Sometimes I get too excited.

It looked ok. I was pretty excited to respond to Trek 700 Series add before it was sold. 125 bucks, free post and stem. Looked good. Got it home and...
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06-29-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 18,714
Posted By Classtime

13 year old PWDs aren't much for hiking but Percy...

13 year old PWDs aren't much for hiking but Percy didn't want to stay home. Joey was fine. ...
06-29-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,804
Posted By Classtime

It shows me registered for both Nova and Eroica...

It shows me registered for both Nova and Eroica long routes! I better start riding my bikes!

look in "registration summary history"
06-28-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 29,387
Posted By Classtime

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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2011 PegoRichie Newvex Classic
06-28-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By Classtime

It looks like you have bikes with loose ball...

It looks like you have bikes with loose ball square staper cranks and probably know how to service them. I'd stick with what you know. Whichever you choose, Bottom brackets should not be consumables.
06-28-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By Classtime

Thanks AG, I should have checked the Sales again...

Thanks AG, I should have checked the Sales again this morning. When I started my search, I was insisting on the regular Superbe which is Catalogue correct. Now, not so much. I may even swap the...
06-28-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By Classtime

I just got one of these to "complete" my Turbo....

I just got one of these to "complete" my Turbo. Nice Superbes are too pricy.

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06-26-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By Classtime

Ya, those are nasty brake tracks. Show us a...

Ya, those are nasty brake tracks. Show us a picture of the inside so we can see the cracks.
06-25-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 618
Posted By Classtime

I think you’re riding faster on the Miyata so...

I think you’re riding faster on the Miyata so nobody notices that stem. 😉1 mile per hour faster is pretty significant on the same course At those speeds. How do you measure your effort? And one last...
06-24-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By Classtime

Very cool. I'm stoked for you. I ran 9 speed...

Very cool. I'm stoked for you. I ran 9 speed indexed on a 91 XT bike but I needed to swap the freehub. I was looking for a 970 when I found my Alpina Team.
06-24-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By Classtime

I leaned of it here Fuji Otaku: The Phoenix...

I leaned of it here Fuji Otaku: The Phoenix Project - The 1985 Trek 620 Alights (http://nihonmaru.blogspot.com/2011/07/phoenix-project-1985-trek-620-alights.html) but I still enjoy riding my 620. It...
06-24-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By Classtime

I asked about it being a Trek because maybe the...

I asked about it being a Trek because maybe the "key structural part" is not so key since the head tube and head "lugs" are cast as one piece and then brazed to top and down tubes. The paint on my 85...
06-23-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By Classtime

Is that a 80s sub 700 Trek?

Is that a 80s sub 700 Trek?
06-23-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 338
Posted By Classtime

They look great as is. Record, Dura Ace, and...

They look great as is. Record, Dura Ace, and Superbe ALWAYS look great.
06-23-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 434,867
Posted By Classtime

I put this together for my daughter who is...

I put this together for my daughter who is staying with us for Covid. 1982 715. I found it with original cranks, front and rear derailleur, shifters, and front brake. For now, it is 6 speed indexed...
06-22-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,069
Posted By Classtime

Carbon riders think this is vintage. The shifters...

Carbon riders think this is vintage. The shifters throw them off. This thread should be moved eh?
...
06-21-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 596
Posted By Classtime

I'm still enjoying the novelty of half-step plus...

I'm still enjoying the novelty of half-step plus granny on my 620. But if I tire of it, I'll go compact 48/34 with 9 or ten speed index and either DT or bar end shifting. I think dual pivot brakes...
06-21-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,070
Posted By Classtime

Tell us about that cogset/hub setup. A 6-speed...

Tell us about that cogset/hub setup. A 6-speed cassette?
06-20-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,070
Posted By Classtime

You have let some very nice bikes move on to...

You have let some very nice bikes move on to others in the past. I would like to be considered first if ever you part with this one. With some lifestyle changes oh my part, perhaps I will live long...
06-19-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By Classtime

Very Classy Bike. Those look like nice parts....

Very Classy Bike. Those look like nice parts. What is the clamp on the top tube for?
06-18-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 149,696
Posted By Classtime

Before I got into tubulars, I had the s33 tubular...

Before I got into tubulars, I had the s33 tubular clinchers on my gofast bike. I thought they rode nearly as nice as my GP4000s on Bontrager XXXlites. I was disappointed that they didn't seal after...
06-13-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By Classtime

I see Cane Creek. Tektros are longer and not as...

I see Cane Creek. Tektros are longer and not as well fitting. And I am surprised IRD is not more helpful if they were marketed by them. They have been most helpful to me with info regarding their...
06-13-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,491
Posted By Classtime

That chain! I can imagine the sound of it on your...

That chain! I can imagine the sound of it on your PX-10 's chainrings and FW. Music.
06-12-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 507
Posted By Classtime

I have the same problem with flat bars unless I...

I have the same problem with flat bars unless I am doing mountain bike stuff. Microshift 3x7 shifters are an option and your brake levers and shifters will fit on Soma Oxford bars and that change...
06-12-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,393
Posted By Classtime

I Let n= the number of road bikes. Let m= the...

I Let n= the number of road bikes.
Let m= the number of mountain bikes.
Let t= the number of touring bikes.
Let s= the number of sport tourers.

Its complicated.
06-12-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 507
Posted By Classtime

It seems that the Multitrack is well loved on the...

It seems that the Multitrack is well loved on the forum. It has good bones. These threads document some other efforts upgrading a trek like yours. ...
06-12-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,539
Posted By Classtime

That rim looks great. You won't save much rim...

That rim looks great. You won't save much rim weight by going modern: 25 grams for going Open Pro. A little less for Velocity A23. Modern often means going to 23mm width which might be fun. Then with...
06-11-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,491
Posted By Classtime

I applaud the keep it original approach to this...

I applaud the keep it original approach to this bike. The front derailleur on my '69 was the original as far as i know and it didn't crack during my years of abusing it. I'm no engineer, but it...
06-11-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8,960
Views: 845,837
Posted By Classtime

Really nice 87 Master. I've missed out on a...

Really nice 87 Master. I've missed out on a couple not nearly as nice. I sold my VVGC Red Classic last week and I am without an IM. My son and wife each have one and I am keeping my 84 Turbo. I am...
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