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07-22-15, 07:23 PM
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Posted By Velorific

Damn that's nice. And from a Yard Sale? WOW. If I...

Damn that's nice. And from a Yard Sale? WOW. If I could only get so lucky. Where I live [Atlanta] at yard sales I see almost exclusively beater Schwinns, Raleighs and Sears.....
03-23-15, 11:04 AM
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Posted By Velorific

Very, very nice! Congratulations. I looked at...

Very, very nice! Congratulations. I looked at John's detailed restore on his blog and am envious of his ability to so beautifully restore paint & aluminum. I know the mech stuff but not paint &...
03-01-15, 12:53 PM
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Posted By Velorific

I sure think so.

I sure think so.
02-26-15, 12:02 PM
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Posted By Velorific

"I suppose some of the issue is just getting...

"I suppose some of the issue is just getting started."


CliffordK, Yes, I agree--the 2,000 mile journey begins with the first step. As far as the welding goes I know there's a lot to Tig welding...
02-25-15, 11:11 PM
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Posted By Velorific

Interesting background info.... Thanks! I guess...

Interesting background info.... Thanks! I guess it pays to know who actually makes the frames(!) If I were spending what Ti bikes cost I think I'd just add a bit more & go w/ something from Dario...
02-25-15, 11:05 PM
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Posted By Velorific

Yeah I know about many Manufacturers Frame...

Yeah I know about many Manufacturers Frame Warranty restrictions only covering the Original Owner. I am though, surprised Colnago's Frame Warranty is only 3 years. My Koga frame has a Lifetime...
02-25-15, 04:27 PM
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Posted By Velorific

Ti. OK. I've read there are 2 types (3Al/2.5V and...

Ti. OK. I've read there are 2 types (3Al/2.5V and 6Al/4V) commonly used for the manufacture of bicycle frames.....I wonder which yours is?..... Still I suspect something was off with the...
02-25-15, 03:47 PM
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Posted By Velorific

Jesus Christ! Now I am looking at a _steel_ frame...

Jesus Christ! Now I am looking at a _steel_ frame (not carbon etc) correct? If so, I've never seen anything quite like that before! Wow! So just left-right pedaling caused this? Surely there was some...
02-24-15, 02:06 PM
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Posted By Velorific

CliffordK, thank you so much for your in depth...

CliffordK, thank you so much for your in depth reply & the links :) I was just flummoxed (sp?) as to what would cause such a break at that particular spot (you'd think it would be nearly the...
02-24-15, 11:12 AM
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Posted By Velorific

Thank you for your reply John. I was just...

Thank you for your reply John. I was just curious--what threw me was there was no other damage to the frame & I'd think right there (at the part where it broke) would be about the strongest part of a...
02-24-15, 10:36 AM
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Posted By Velorific

What could have caused this?

Speaking of whacky I saw this on Craig's List & was wondering what would cause this [broken seat tube at the bottom bracket--but no where else!]?

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59cm 1984 Trek 520 - needs welding...
Forum: Touring
01-23-15, 12:10 PM
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Posted By Velorific

I DIG the discs! Previous to seeing your photo I...

I DIG the discs! Previous to seeing your photo I didn't think I'd like the look of a 520 w/ Disc brakes. Enjoy!
Forum: Touring
01-18-15, 07:37 PM
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Posted By Velorific

Very nice! Thanks for the info & the photo. Enjoy...

Very nice! Thanks for the info & the photo. Enjoy your 520!
01-04-15, 06:24 PM
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Posted By Velorific

The more I look the more breathtaking they...

The more I look the more breathtaking they become.....WOW! This ^^^ isn't a bike--it's a work of art.
01-04-15, 06:12 PM
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Posted By Velorific

BEAUTIFUL bike!!!! I'm in LOVE. No more hunting...

BEAUTIFUL bike!!!! I'm in LOVE. No more hunting for a Mondia--zooming in on early Treks like this^^^^^

Just wanting to confirm Regieob, this is an '81 616?
01-04-15, 06:05 PM
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Posted By Velorific

Wow that's nice....

Wow that's nice....
01-04-15, 06:04 PM
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Posted By Velorific

+1 Now if I could just find one.....

+1 Now if I could just find one.....
Forum: Touring
01-03-15, 11:30 PM
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Posted By Velorific

What a nice find. Have a photo (or two)? Is yours...

What a nice find. Have a photo (or two)? Is yours equipped w/a 7 speed cassette?
10-07-14, 02:34 PM
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Posted By Velorific

Thanks for the info on a 27" 7sp freewheel➜700c...

Thanks for the info on a 27" 7sp freewheel➜700c 8sp cassette swap--I'll give it a shot....

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just tried it & just as I had read--the brakes have to be lowered ~4mm to go from 27" wheels ➜...
10-06-14, 07:10 PM
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Posted By Velorific

Reminds me of a SWEET Campy Equipped '85 410 I...

Reminds me of a SWEET Campy Equipped '85 410 I sold a while back--I still kick myself for selling it :(
10-06-14, 04:05 PM
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Posted By Velorific

I actually do have a 700c I can borrow from...

I actually do have a 700c I can borrow from another bike--I'll try that-thanks for the suggestion. I'll be curious to see if I have to lower the brakes ~4mm or not....

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There are some...
10-05-14, 10:03 PM
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Posted By Velorific

Well I'll bump this great Trek thread.... My...

Well I'll bump this great Trek thread....

My recently acquired Trek 520 from 1989 (better photos will come later).

Trying to decide if I want to bother with changing over from 27" to 700c...
Forum: Touring
09-01-14, 02:25 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 145,727
Posted By Velorific

Nice bike--I have this same model year in nearly...

Nice bike--I have this same model year in nearly the same condition.
08-19-14, 11:52 PM
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Posted By Velorific

https://bikeindex.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/Pu/252/...

https://bikeindex.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/Pu/252/large_IMG_2392.JPG

A Koga Miyata from Breda that found me....
08-19-14, 03:34 PM
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Posted By Velorific

That's nice. I wish I lived closer....All I tend...

That's nice. I wish I lived closer....All I tend to see here is stuff I have zero interest in: anything Schwinn, Peugeot or Raleigh.
Forum: Touring
08-06-14, 12:17 AM
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Views: 2,697
Posted By Velorific

+1 Most Definitely!

+1 Most Definitely!
Forum: Touring
08-06-14, 12:04 AM
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Views: 14,060
Posted By Velorific

+1. Schwalbe=always my first choice.

+1. Schwalbe=always my first choice.
08-05-14, 10:48 PM
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Posted By Velorific

I'm dumping a Brooks Flyer [putting it on a Trek...

I'm dumping a Brooks Flyer [putting it on a Trek 520 I'm going to sell]--it wasn't comfortable in the beginning and isn't now. Some people swear by Brooks saddles--all I can say is "been there, done...
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