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11-22-19, 12:48 AM
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Posted By Zestiquant

Just saw these craigslist ads with over 100 bikes...

Just saw these craigslist ads with over 100 bikes in vancouver. Claims everything is mint or new...

https://vancouver.craigslist.org/rch/bik/d/richmond-northeast-italian-road-bike/7024794505.html...
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Views: 1,698
Posted By Zestiquant

Thanks so much for your offer, I'm located in...

Thanks so much for your offer, I'm located in Vancouver, BC, and fortunately a close friend of mine already lent me a beater for a commuter.
I've been looking around since the incident, and even...
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Views: 1,698
Posted By Zestiquant

Thanks for the links, registered in both....

Thanks for the links, registered in both. Unfortunately it was a cable lock, going to waste no time investing in one next time. Hopefully it comes back though, it really is a one of a kind in the...
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Views: 1,698
Posted By Zestiquant

Well, it happened. I didn't expect it to happen...

Well, it happened. I didn't expect it to happen so soon, nor for it to ache so much but this bike has been stolen. I've had it for less than a month, but that was all that it took for me to fall in...
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Views: 1,698
Posted By Zestiquant

Didn't know there was a seat tube decal, but I...

Didn't know there was a seat tube decal, but I had to remove a Poprad decal on one side of the top tube because half of it had already peeled off. Been looking for replacements, though so far have...
10-22-19, 01:00 AM
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Posted By Zestiquant

Anyone know about this Miyata 1200? First I've...

Anyone know about this Miyata 1200? First I've heard of Shimano Sante. Look clean though, $400 CAD seems like a good price.
...
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Posted By Zestiquant

Well I picked it up, and after taking it for a...

Well I picked it up, and after taking it for a test ride, it's now my favourite bike in my small collection. Only thing is that the frame is missing a decal and the paint has some scuffs that go down...
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Views: 1,698
Posted By Zestiquant

Thanks to all the replies here. I decided that...

Thanks to all the replies here. I decided that I'd get the bike today-luckily it's a recent posting and no one jumped the gun before me.

Also regarding the front brake chatter/squealing problem...
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Views: 1,698
Posted By Zestiquant

LeMond Poprad value? Several upgrades.

Probably not C&V level old, sorry about that, but the owner is unsure of the year.
The seller upgraded it a bunch:
-Chris King Headset
-Dura-Ace/105 groupset
-Easton EC90 Carbon Fork/ Seatpost...
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By Zestiquant

Univega Viva Sport 1986

Not sure where this bike stands with all the variation in Univega models, and I'm curious what the actual value of this bike is. Thanks for any replies in advance! (Sorry for the crap photos, I'll...
08-18-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By Zestiquant

Finally got 10 posts so here are some pictures I...

Finally got 10 posts so here are some pictures I took when I first got it. Not at home with it now but I'll try and take some better photos once I'm back in a week. (Sorry for the non driveside photo...
08-18-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By Zestiquant

Pretty cool to see how the models progressed....

Pretty cool to see how the models progressed. Looked up the serial number for mine and apparently it's a 1986 manufactured by Miyata.
08-17-19, 11:58 PM
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Posted By Zestiquant

The parts I'm planning on attaching include a...

The parts I'm planning on attaching include a braze-on front derailleur, which I'll probably need to find an adapter for. Anyway, thanks for the advice! Hopefully when I get started I can contribute...
08-17-19, 11:52 PM
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Views: 693
Posted By Zestiquant

Why does it seem that each Univega model had a...

Why does it seem that each Univega model had a ton of different variations? When I was looking into my Viva Sport I saw people with hi-ten frames to double butted chromoly to triple butted chromoly. ...
08-17-19, 11:44 PM
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Views: 693
Posted By Zestiquant

The bike that I have actually doesn't have top...

The bike that I have actually doesn't have top mount shifters like Cycle Tourist has. They're mounted on either side of the downtube. I have a 1992 (I think) Specialized Allez Comp I got from a...
08-16-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By Zestiquant

Yeah I'd say I was pretty lucky with it. Unlike...

Yeah I'd say I was pretty lucky with it. Unlike yours the decals on mine are a bit scratched up, so I might try and touch 'em up or replace them with some from velocal. I'll be sure to post some pics...
08-16-19, 12:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By Zestiquant

The groupset also seems like it's all original,...

The groupset also seems like it's all original, with mostly suntour cyclone components as well as a crankset that has "signature" on it and dia compe calipers. The saddle seems pretty nice as well,...
08-15-19, 11:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By Zestiquant

Univega Viva Sport - Worth building back up?

Hello everyone!

I've got this Univega Viva Sport that I picked up a while back for 10 bucks at a thrift shop and was wondering if I should build it back up with modern parts or keep it as is. It's...
08-15-19, 11:51 PM
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Views: 2,434
Posted By Zestiquant

The suspense is killing me...

The suspense is killing me...
08-15-19, 11:27 PM
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Views: 2,164,612
Posted By Zestiquant

Looking to do one of these conversions myself....

Looking to do one of these conversions myself. I've got this a hybrid Specialized bike lying around and a 2x10 sram apex groupset not currently in use and was wondering if the conversion would work...
07-08-19, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 386
Posted By Zestiquant

Help identifying year of Specialized CrossRoads

Hello all,

I'm just getting into biking and came across this older Specialized Crossroads in pretty good condition for $25. Been looking for any info on it but keep coming up short. Hopefully...
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