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01-26-21, 11:49 AM
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Posted By Guyatwork37

That was originally the plan, but we like the...

That was originally the plan, but we like the idea of touring on vintage steel bikes. Just our preference this time around. It's not simply about the bikes being steel, but 80s steel.
Replies: 13
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Posted By Guyatwork37

Ik actually looking to outfit it will modern...

Ik actually looking to outfit it will modern components and what not. Will need to coldset the rear fork, but that's easy enough. I wanted this specific bike, preferably in an '83 but I don't think...
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Posted By Guyatwork37

That was my thought as well, that it might be on...

That was my thought as well, that it might be on the hide side, but I'm looking for this specific bike in this specific size so I wanted to make sure I was in the realm of acceptable if I spent a...
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Posted By Guyatwork37

Just the frame. I don't need the components so...

Just the frame. I don't need the components so I've inquired at what the price for the frame would be and I was told $325
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Posted By Guyatwork37

8.5.5 ...

8.5.5

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Posted By Guyatwork37

1985 Specialized Expedition

What's a fair price for a 1985 Specialized Expedition frame in good condition. Paint is looking good, decals are there and in near perfect shape. Just the frame is what I'm interested in, not a...
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Posted By Guyatwork37

80s Raleigh Alyeska

What's a fair value on a completely refurbished 80s Raleigh Alyeska? It has new tires, tubes, chain, bar tap, bearings in the hub, and repacked bearings in the headset and BB. I know it's more...
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Views: 895
Posted By Guyatwork37

8.5.5 That was also a concern of mine as...

8.5.5

That was also a concern of mine as well.
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Posted By Guyatwork37

1970s Cinelli Super Corsa

So a Cinelli Super Corsa popped up for sale in my area at what I deem a super low price ($400) but not photos which made me suspicious. I requested the photos and got the ones below. Obviously none...
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Posted By Guyatwork37

Vintage Miyata Folding Bike

Neighbor just sent this my way since she knows I like working on vintage bikes. Does anyone have any information on it? I can't find anything on folding miyata bikes thar look like this. Thanks!...
12-30-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,122
Posted By Guyatwork37

8.5.5 Chrome won't let me open the links to...

8.5.5

Chrome won't let me open the links to retrobike due to security issues :(
12-30-20, 04:31 PM
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Views: 1,122
Posted By Guyatwork37

So I don't know what it is, but it's definitively...

So I don't know what it is, but it's definitively not a cassette of any type. It's a freewheel but a type I've not encountered before.
12-30-20, 12:21 PM
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Posted By Guyatwork37

8.5.5 There was just the dust cap on the...

8.5.5

There was just the dust cap on the right side, no cone or anything other than a spacer and lock nut. I'm very confused by it to be honest.
12-30-20, 12:05 PM
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Posted By Guyatwork37

Also, if you cold set the read forks, will a new...

Also, if you cold set the read forks, will a new brake bridge be mandatory?
12-30-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,446
Posted By Guyatwork37

Oh yeah, for any bikes we get, we're tearing it...

Oh yeah, for any bikes we get, we're tearing it all down to the frame (assuming its a full bike and not just the frame) and going through all bearing and what not. Full rebuild, but with modern...
12-30-20, 10:45 AM
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Posted By Guyatwork37

As a follow-up, apparently it just falls out when...

As a follow-up, apparently it just falls out when you turn it over...
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12-29-20, 11:49 PM
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Posted By Guyatwork37

So what do you think it is then?

So what do you think it is then?
12-29-20, 10:30 PM
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Posted By Guyatwork37

We just like the idea of different / more gears,...

We just like the idea of different / more gears, brifters instead of downtube shifting, etc. We both have vintage road bike and enjoy them, but want something slightly different for touring...
12-29-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,446
Posted By Guyatwork37

8.5.5 Agreed, it's not a cost saving measure...

8.5.5

Agreed, it's not a cost saving measure for us, I mean hell, I can just buy a relatively new used Fuji Touring disc for probably $600 and it would be great. It's more that we're in to...
12-29-20, 09:14 PM
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Posted By Guyatwork37

Vintage Touring Bike with Modern Components - Will it Work?

My buddy and I are planning on doing a tour of Colorado this coming summer (starting and ending in the mountains, lots of climbs, camping at night, etc.). We love the look and feel of vintage steel...
12-29-20, 08:27 PM
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Views: 1,122
Posted By Guyatwork37

8.5.5 So if that's the case, the small...

8.5.5

So if that's the case, the small sprocket can just be twisted off. Chain whip for the sprocket and something to hold rest of cassette?
12-29-20, 07:44 PM
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Views: 1,122
Posted By Guyatwork37

Nothing stamped on the freewheel, which is also...

Nothing stamped on the freewheel, which is also odd, but the hub itself is a Suntour.
12-29-20, 05:41 PM
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Views: 1,122
Posted By Guyatwork37

The center stays motionless when spinning...

The center stays motionless when spinning backwards, wouldn't that indicate a freewheel versus a cassette?
12-29-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,122
Posted By Guyatwork37

What tool to remove this freewheel?

I've not encountered a freewheel like this before. It has no spline or notches. It's from an early 2000s Gary Fisher mountain bike. Last pick isnwhatt what up against bteh freewhel, as there...
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Views: 1,406
Posted By Guyatwork37

I sold a U010 in very good cosmetic shape, fixed...

I sold a U010 in very good cosmetic shape, fixed up for $230 a week ago. I would imagine a PX10 in similar shape would command at least double that if not more.
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Views: 466
Posted By Guyatwork37

Fuji 450 SE

I recently acquired this Fuji 450 SE and I'm unfamiliar with this type of bike. It has different sizes front and rear tires and is fairly small (meant for a woman I assume). Suntour le pree...
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Views: 835
Posted By Guyatwork37

As an update, I cleaned it up, lubed it up, and...

As an update, I cleaned it up, lubed it up, and made the chrome parts shine and it sold for $350. Just a reference and closure for those looking.
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By Guyatwork37

Find specific Schwinn groups in Facebook. I asked...

Find specific Schwinn groups in Facebook. I asked a valuation question on a 62 Schwinn Typhoon and was told $100 to $150 here and it sold to a Schwinn enthusiast for $350, so you just have to market...
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By Guyatwork37

I agree, I'm not looking to make tons of money or...

I agree, I'm not looking to make tons of money or anything like that, I just like wrenching on bikes and if I can make $20, hey that buys me a new wrench or some freewheel removers. I don't factor...
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By Guyatwork37

8.5.2 It just feels like the guy in my area...

8.5.2

It just feels like the guy in my area who is buying a ~$200 Miyata isn't caring all that much about the type of tire on the bike. I don't think the $60 I'd spend on Panaracers would yield...
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Views: 838
Posted By Guyatwork37

8.5.2 I think if I hold expectations between...

8.5.2

I think if I hold expectations between $175 ans $200 I should be ok. Denver has a mix of low-end cheap bikes and high-end road bikes. The $150 to $300 range is a strange mix of bikes that...
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By Guyatwork37

It is an 84 :) I'm always amazed at how good...

It is an 84 :) I'm always amazed at how good people are at getting the age of a bike so fast. Maybe someday I'll get there too.
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Views: 838
Posted By Guyatwork37

Miyata 310

What's a fair price for a Miyata 310 that's been rebuilt with new seat, tubes, tires, bar tape, chain, and everything cleaned up? Paint is in decent condition but not great. Mostly issues around...
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Views: 417
Posted By Guyatwork37

Bianchi Alloro - 56cm

This bike popped up recently and I'm curious if the $500 is appropriate, over-stated, or under-stated. It's a Bianchi Alloro (which admittedly I don't know much about that model) and looks to be in...
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Views: 228,341
Posted By Guyatwork37

So I've gotten in to bike flipping recently,...

So I've gotten in to bike flipping recently, mostly as a hobby at night after the kids go to bed and primarily to fun purchasing my own bike tools so I don't have to use my brother-in-laws. I've read...
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Views: 857
Posted By Guyatwork37

Based on what I'm seeing, it's probably north of...

Based on what I'm seeing, it's probably north of $1k. Well done!
10-30-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By Guyatwork37

Just for record keeping purposes, to confirm, the...

Just for record keeping purposes, to confirm, the 1981 Peugeot U010 does in fact have a Swiss threaded bottom bracket. It's also a ***** to get off if it hasn't been touched in 40 years. Thanks gang!
10-29-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By Guyatwork37

Perfect, thank you! Hammer time!!

Perfect, thank you! Hammer time!!
10-29-20, 05:42 PM
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Views: 508
Posted By Guyatwork37

Peugeot U010 - Bottom Bracket Threading

Does anyone know definitively if a 1981 Peugeot U010 had Swiss orbfremch bottom bracket threading? I'm restoring this bike and the fixed cup won't move no matter what I do or what direction I go in...
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Views: 835
Posted By Guyatwork37

I can't believe they were going to just toss it. ...

I can't believe they were going to just toss it. Garbage truck was down he street when I pulled up to get it!
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Views: 744
Posted By Guyatwork37

Apologies for that. The original post was from...

Apologies for that. The original post was from before I could post images. All parts are origibal minus the front deraileur which I've replaced with a Huret as the original Simplex was broken. Paint...
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Views: 744
Posted By Guyatwork37

Wanted to bump this to see if anyone had any...

Wanted to bump this to see if anyone had any thoughts on it. Thanks!8.5.2
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Views: 835
Posted By Guyatwork37

1962 Schwinn Typhoon

So I picked this bike up today for free as the owner was going to toss it out because it needed work. All it truly needs is a deep cleaning and a new chain. Other than that, it's in great shape...
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Views: 454
Posted By Guyatwork37

1977 Raleigh Grand Prix

This just popped up for free on my local craigslist. I know it's the low end model, but the price is right. Owner days it's in excellent condition just needs brake pads. I assume it will also need...
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By Guyatwork37

I checked the dropouts right now but they don't...

I checked the dropouts right now but they don't seem to say Kuwahara unfortunately :(
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Views: 871
Posted By Guyatwork37

That's pretty a sweet, thanks! I dig what they...

That's pretty a sweet, thanks! I dig what they did with the American Flyer, pretty cool.

So you're saying that the serial number on the seat tube indicates that the bike was made by Kuwahara?
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Views: 680
Posted By Guyatwork37

So I ended up picking up the bike for $150 and...

So I ended up picking up the bike for $150 and the guy threw in the Shimano 600 rear derailleur he had lying around to replace the existing on that was put on, but not time period appropriate. ...
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Views: 871
Posted By Guyatwork37

Oh yeah, that bothers me too. It's always...

Oh yeah, that bothers me too. It's always strange to me when folks have bikes with mis-matching wheels/tires but I guess if you're just trying to get on the road, you'll take whatever is available.
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By Guyatwork37

So I'm unfamiliar with Kuwahara other than...

So I'm unfamiliar with Kuwahara other than they're a bike manufacturer. Can you elaborate further on the significance here? Thanks!
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Views: 871
Posted By Guyatwork37

I figure the cost breakdown would be as follows: ...

I figure the cost breakdown would be as follows:

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Bike = 60
Bar Tape = 10
Chain = 10
Tire = 40
Pulley Wheels = 10
Seat =...
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