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07-17-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By jetboy

looks like the same RD,FD, brake, and crank as...

looks like the same RD,FD, brake, and crank as well. the vega is that black chrome finish and still has the biopace rings.. but the DB may have come with those as well. Are you sure that is a DB...
07-17-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 854
Posted By jetboy

hah. joke is on you as its not my hood nor my...

hah. joke is on you as its not my hood nor my bike, but my brother's who I am up visiting. So actually don't know the official color (adn he may not either as its just an extra hood he has for...
07-15-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 854
Posted By jetboy

combo bingo: Univega Alpina Pro, (not sure exact...

combo bingo: Univega Alpina Pro, (not sure exact year myself) and a bmw 2002 hood ~1975

I thought it was a pretty distinctive stay with the decal and the spare spoke holder and under stay...
07-15-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 854
Posted By jetboy

heh. no its not that easy!

heh. no its not that easy!
07-15-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 854
Posted By jetboy

Identify this bike from just the chainstay.

its a stupid game but maybe people would like to try: can you identify this bike from this one picture?
...
04-20-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 66,143
Posted By jetboy

that is very cool if it works.

that is very cool if it works.
04-08-21, 06:09 PM
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Posted By jetboy

^^^ love that color

^^^ love that color
04-08-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 66,143
Posted By jetboy

seems I was lucky the PO already did that work...

seems I was lucky the PO already did that work and sourced the brake and spent the $ (though probably cheaper then what see the rate at now! yowza!). seems in good shape, and I hear they last...
04-06-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By jetboy

I checked Sheldon, as one does and he has this...

I checked Sheldon, as one does and he has this advice: "Here's a tip for removing an Arai drum:Have somebody sit on the stoker's saddle (for traction), apply the brake, and forcibly roll the tandem...
04-05-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,859
Posted By jetboy

Nice! I have(had) basically the same bike - and...

Nice! I have(had) basically the same bike - and the same size. too small or me so I gave it to my brother, who gave it to our childhood friend's wife. As far as I know she still rides it-

hard to...
04-05-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 66,143
Posted By jetboy

nice one. the PO on my dawes added a drum brake...

nice one. the PO on my dawes added a drum brake to the rear- in addition to the rim brake. I suppose it helps? still getting used to it. Nice bike, my daughter would appreciate the the...
04-05-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,108
Posted By jetboy

I admit i'd be very worried to be behind you on...

I admit i'd be very worried to be behind you on the highway. but give you a huge thumbs up after I went to pass...
04-05-21, 09:40 PM
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Posted By jetboy

yeah if it was not so huge (and I am pretty tall)...

yeah if it was not so huge (and I am pretty tall) id go give it shot. being in oakland I have always wanted an Eisentraut.
04-05-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,981
Posted By jetboy

pedal envy

pedal envy
04-05-21, 05:10 PM
04-05-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By jetboy

went on a first real 'ride' today - basically to...

went on a first real 'ride' today - basically to the local decathlon to get a new helmets (not matching.. though it was tempting) and a pannier etc (had a rack in my stash) and various odds and ends....
04-04-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By jetboy

Vintage Tandem: Dawes Super Galaxy

I posted in the tandem section but figured some here might want a gander at this girl: 531 tubes and forks, XT and Stronglight drivetrain- just got it today but so far very impressed!
...
04-04-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 66,143
Posted By jetboy

Not kitted out yet as this is just as I got it...

Not kitted out yet as this is just as I got it today: but pretty stoked:
...
04-04-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 626
Posted By jetboy

First Tandem: Dawes Super Galaxy

Hi all:

Just picked this up today for riding with my now (just barely) tall enough daughter! Local guy, easy sale, I took a gander at all the tandem offerings on CL (I am in SF bay area, so there...
09-06-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,530
Posted By jetboy

Thanks guys! ill check that out. I do have the...

Thanks guys! ill check that out. I do have the Snumber-
07-26-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,530
Posted By jetboy

Yeah- they did not think it worth coming for...

Yeah- they did not think it worth coming for prints, or even showing up. So unless they stumble on it I don't hold out for much. The dudes knew it too as they took the keys to the Nissan Van- new...
07-26-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,530
Posted By jetboy

yeah- I got a hit on the search and thought!...

yeah- I got a hit on the search and thought! AHAH! and then... but that said, looks like a solid deal. the "damage" he is referring to looks like a broken derailleur. I paid quite a bit more for...
07-26-20, 04:48 PM
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Posted By jetboy

too small or i'd snap it up: rare Look kg96. ...

too small or i'd snap it up: rare Look kg96. cant tell what 'damage' it might have.. but it looks like he just wants it gone so offer him $100...
07-26-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,530
Posted By jetboy

crazy enough one did appear on CL but its not...

crazy enough one did appear on CL but its not mine! id maybe go buy it but its way way too small.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/bik/d/sunnyvale-look-kg96-carbon-frame-and/7166407565.html
07-26-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,530
Posted By jetboy

those were the thieves' vehicles! thanks all,...

those were the thieves' vehicles! thanks all, you never know- its not an easy bike to hawk without drawing attention so we will see.
07-25-20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,530
Posted By jetboy

Yeah, they used a vendor card-- which is black...

Yeah, they used a vendor card-- which is black access card. they are investigating and I have some small hope they might actually figure it out as its not just SFPD but the public safety at the...
07-25-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,530
Posted By jetboy

heh. well my house has been robbed twice so i...

heh. well my house has been robbed twice so i thought work was safer as we have on campus security, card locks on the outside, and my office has a thick steel door. The problem is, whoever they are,...
07-25-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,530
Posted By jetboy

yeah I have some hope as long as they get greedy...

yeah I have some hope as long as they get greedy and try to sell it full on. if they just strip it down and toss the frame - that would suck.
07-25-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,530
Posted By jetboy

Look KG96 stolen from Office: SF

Hi: very sad news my Look was stolen from my office while I have been way. From san francisco, Honda Odyssey and an old Cadillac (or Lincoln?)
I have the serial number and filing a report, but...
07-25-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,665
Posted By jetboy

looking good!! love the tires and tape.. nice...

looking good!! love the tires and tape.. nice match.
07-20-20, 09:21 PM
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Posted By jetboy

I totally did that once and had to walk until I...

I totally did that once and had to walk until I got to a lbs, and they gave me some old pedals (and loaned me a wrench). this was actually the second lbs, as the first one was this crazy boutique...
07-20-20, 03:40 PM
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Posted By jetboy

i'd love to show up with a saddle and some tires...

i'd love to show up with a saddle and some tires and just ride off on it.
07-18-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,679
Posted By jetboy

hey! did you just get that out near Modesto! ;)...

hey! did you just get that out near Modesto! ;) beat me to it! if you ever get bored of her...
07-18-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,165
Posted By jetboy

just say Kawamura 3 times fast (with proper...

just say Kawamura 3 times fast (with proper Japanese pronunciation) and you end up saying Kamra.
07-17-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 21,057
Views: 3,911,580
Posted By jetboy

what might work is just fix the front ends...

what might work is just fix the front ends straight and you steer by whomever is pedaling faster. that might actually be fun.
07-17-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21,057
Views: 3,911,580
Posted By jetboy

I like that he thought to swap the front wheels...

I like that he thought to swap the front wheels and pedals to give the whole thing a visual balance.
07-16-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 21,057
Views: 3,911,580
Posted By jetboy

https://images.craigslist.org/00101_d2xdo0vYg9B_12...

https://images.craigslist.org/00101_d2xdo0vYg9B_1200x900.jpg

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/bik/d/san-francisco-2-16-kids-bikes-welded/7157069456.html
07-15-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,193
Posted By jetboy

i have made do with a shorter screw in these...

i have made do with a shorter screw in these cases - so yes.
07-12-20, 03:17 PM
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Posted By jetboy

I thought it was a good deal - enough that i was...

I thought it was a good deal - enough that i was up to buy even though i really don't need another bike and i am not super flush with cash right now (still got to pay my taxes!! ghah. like tomorrow.....
07-09-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,073
Posted By jetboy

my z-1 with standard stays is 2413 which...

my z-1 with standard stays is 2413

which makes sense as its the same color as so-ichiro's and also from the same area near Sacramento. only 25 between
07-08-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By jetboy

since fleslider posted, we also know that some of...

since fleslider posted, we also know that some of the "Centurion" Iron Man racing bikes were actually Zunow in centurion clothing! makes me wonder if the centurion prestige and the hummingbird...
07-08-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By jetboy

I don't know if there is a serial number...

I don't know if there is a serial number reference- but i know some other Zunow "production" bikes- not made in his own Osaka shop- were made by Miyata. So it might be a Miyata built bike to...
07-07-20, 11:15 PM
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Views: 11,106,917
Posted By jetboy

Bit of a chance posting it here, but i already...

Bit of a chance posting it here, but i already emailed - and already 5 days late seeing it- so if its meant to be then it will be, and if not.. thats how it goes. one of my dream bikes, not too...
07-01-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10,209
Views: 1,254,767
Posted By jetboy

that is a kick ass fork. also I don't mind the...

that is a kick ass fork. also I don't mind the lumpy tape as I have the same Cinelli and while its sort of.. large.. it feels great.

that said, tan walls on an IM, not my thing. but different...
06-30-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By jetboy

I still have a trek I cut in half and added pipe...

I still have a trek I cut in half and added pipe fittings to make a poor man's travel bike. i also found better (but way more expensive) options since then:
Bicycle Frame Couplings - GROUPJ...
06-28-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,600
Posted By jetboy

yep! I ended up selling it to the Color Wheel...

yep! I ended up selling it to the Color Wheel guy. it was just too pretty to be my commuter bike, which is pretty much what I do. mine was all unoriginal as I got it as a frameset
06-28-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,600
Posted By jetboy

one of the prettiest bikes in existence: all...

one of the prettiest bikes in existence: all chrome frame with that dark blue paint almost translucent makes it sparkle and shine through- and the pin-striping..
06-27-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 68,826
Views: 11,106,917
Posted By jetboy

I like that headset--- what is it? looks a bit...

I like that headset--- what is it? looks a bit like a Mavic..
06-27-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 68,826
Views: 11,106,917
Posted By jetboy

dang I am liking that! by his own tape it looks...

dang I am liking that! by his own tape it looks more like a 62- top end of possible for me..
06-27-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,997
Posted By jetboy

https://bmxmuseum.com/reference-images/img_1932_bl...

https://bmxmuseum.com/reference-images/img_1932_blowup.jpg
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