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07-01-16, 06:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,529
Posted By fas2c

Interested if they are still available!

Interested if they are still available!
06-19-16, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,571
Views: 979,883
Posted By fas2c

Nabbed another Mixte for the wife yesterday. It...

Nabbed another Mixte for the wife yesterday. It is a Beige Custom Sport with red highlighting around the lugs with Hi-Ten frame and Shimano 600 Arabesque components, steel Araya rims. Serial#...
06-11-16, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 456,349
Posted By fas2c

Our 1975 Raleigh Grand Prix

It has been a while since I've posted anything but here is a recent find :D

As pictured in the CL ad. It needs new tires and a bit of clean up but pretty awesome for its age. :love: It rides like...
Replies: 9
Views: 9,219
Posted By fas2c

I purchased a Cannondale just like this bike from...

I purchased a Cannondale just like this bike from a neighbor who was moving. Dented top tube and everything. He asked 50.00 and I parted it out. Made 200+ on the deal.
Replies: 16
Views: 3,962
Posted By fas2c

I had one just like that and sold it to...

I had one just like that and sold it to Frogbutter. Spokesniffer on Flickr was in the design team w/ Marc DeNucci and Merz when this was designed. There was a lot on mis-information out there in...
07-02-15, 09:50 AM
Replies: 70,603
Views: 11,551,691
Posted By fas2c

DB Sorrento MTB - $60 (The Woodlands/Magnolia)

DB Sorrento MTB (http://houston.craigslist.org/bik/5092572947.html)

http://images.craigslist.org/00B0B_l0iCPT6CVX_600x450.jpg
http://images.craigslist.org/00B0B_l0iCPT6CVX_600x450.jpg...
07-02-15, 08:43 AM
Replies: 70,603
Views: 11,551,691
Posted By fas2c

53cm Atala frame $50

53cm frame good fixie project (http://houston.craigslist.org/bik/5102353524.html)

http://images.craigslist.org/01010_1LKC29snLLU_600x450.jpg...
10-09-14, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,359
Posted By fas2c

Frog Butter that is nice!! Great job! When I...

Frog Butter that is nice!!
Great job! When I had it it wore older 600.
I know I'm necro-posting but I just logged on. Its been a while lol

Merz is a frame builder who helped design this with...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,300
Posted By fas2c

I passed the need just wasn't there too many in...

I passed the need just wasn't there too many in the stable, plus the low end parts killed it.
Thanks!
Replies: 4
Views: 1,300
Posted By fas2c

1994 Scott Seattle MtB

Hey there everyone,

I'm looking at a
Scott Seattle MTB for 94 trying to find out what components are on it. It looks like it was a lower end Scott but it still should be a pretty good buy @...
02-05-14, 02:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,788
Posted By fas2c

I blame the packer. Having read many horror...

I blame the packer. Having read many horror stories I pack frames the best I can with the most support and protection I can.
My last frame I shipped arrived in good shape despite Fed-Ex's best...
12-31-13, 10:46 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,679
Posted By fas2c

I resolved long ago to stop with the resolutions....

I resolved long ago to stop with the resolutions. I do have some plans, while not concrete, I hope to them pull off.
I want to finish my Cimmaron build, it has been langushing for some time in the...
10-04-12, 12:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,703
Posted By fas2c

Here is mine these are the auction pics. It is...

Here is mine these are the auction pics. It is not fully built up yet but nearly done :)
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7034/6795399601_c84836271c.jpg...
08-09-12, 09:12 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,146
Posted By fas2c

I had an afternoon route with about 150 papers...

I had an afternoon route with about 150 papers and a Sunday AM route with about 120 for the Ledger Star in Va Bch, Va. I dreaded Wends and Sunday. Monster papers. The route itself wasn't bad but...
07-18-12, 11:48 AM
Replies: 70,603
Views: 11,551,691
Posted By fas2c

Shimano 600 tricolor group w/...

Shimano 600 tricolor group w/ wheelset-Tallahassee


(http://tallahassee.craigslist.org/bik/3134829457.html)
I do not know the guy personally but chatted him up $150.00 Idk if he wants to ship...
Replies: 10
Views: 2,641
Posted By fas2c

Check the dropouts to see if they are Campy if so...

Check the dropouts to see if they are Campy if so it could be a 3Rensho. The production Specailized SEs were blue, I think the Red versions were made by Yoshi Kono or a very early SE Production. If...
07-06-12, 08:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,225
Posted By fas2c

In my experience high heat and humidity levels...

In my experience high heat and humidity levels decrease ones performance. I cannot consume enough water to keep myself hydrated when it is hot (+95F and +80% humidity, 80 is considered low here btw)...
07-03-12, 08:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 24,376
Posted By fas2c

Before I sold my Allez SE to Frogbutter I had a...

Before I sold my Allez SE to Frogbutter I had a pretty detailed conversation with a gent who ran R&D with Specialized during the 80's when the Sequoia and Allez were coming into production. He told...
04-09-12, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,087
Posted By fas2c

Wow! I can surely state that that footprint was...

Wow! I can surely state that that footprint was applied after I sent it off :lol: I shouldn't be laughing though... it could have been ugly! I'm happy you like the frame and it arrived safe. As I...
02-22-12, 07:02 AM
Replies: 70,603
Views: 11,551,691
Posted By fas2c

http://i777.photobucket.com/albums/yy56/ishovelhea...

http://i777.photobucket.com/albums/yy56/ishovelhead/craigslist%20bicycles/005-13.jpghttp://tallahassee.craigslist.org/bik/2863534636.html
Vintage RALEIGH Super Course 10 Speed Road Bike - $185...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-12, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,626
Posted By fas2c

Ask on the C&V forum you will get more...

Ask on the C&V forum you will get more responses.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-12, 11:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 778
Posted By fas2c

Cyclists will vary in their opinion. I...

Cyclists will vary in their opinion.

I like the affordability of the Eggbeaters. I run Candys on my MTB and Road bikes so I can use one shoe, plus I do not have "think" too hard when unclipping....
02-14-12, 04:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,426
Posted By fas2c

Sure, it is worth a try at least. The cedar has...

Sure, it is worth a try at least. The cedar has oils which will permeate the meat to lend a nice depth of flavor. The mesquite may too but I think the pecan wood may be a bit too light in aromatic...
02-05-12, 10:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,473
Posted By fas2c

I have 2 LBS, one that will take your stuff in...

I have 2 LBS, one that will take your stuff in the be worked on but will tell you not to waste your time and you should buy a new bike instead. Do so and he will throw in free labor for a year. I...
02-05-12, 11:33 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 52,637
Posted By fas2c

Maybe try writing Cannondale. They have been know...

Maybe try writing Cannondale. They have been know to have a old stock of small parts for their bikes. You may get lucky. My front bag came with a set so I am guessing that all bags had them too.
02-05-12, 11:27 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 78,149
Posted By fas2c

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5226/5794793977_7f43...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5226/5794793977_7f435a890b_z.jpg

My Law Suit Era 80's Yamaha SBG200. Sorta at the bottom and not as fancy as the SB2000 that was being produced at the time. Solid...
02-03-12, 09:08 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 78,149
Posted By fas2c

It is the cobbler's children have no shoes...

It is the cobbler's children have no shoes syndrome. lol

You do beautiful work.
02-02-12, 08:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,426
Posted By fas2c

Cedar Planked Salmon Patties/Cakes Preheat...

Cedar Planked Salmon Patties/Cakes

Preheat oven to 400*F

4 T olive oil or spray oil
1 red pepper seeded diced
1 med sweet onion diced
1 clove garlic chopped
2 cans Salmon, cleaned,...
01-31-12, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,018
Posted By fas2c

Thanks I am very excited!! Mainstreet: ...

Thanks I am very excited!!

Mainstreet:
The PO stated the fork is stamped with the Columbus stamp so that the frame may be as well. I was reading the thread on your bike, VERY nice btw, and was...
01-31-12, 09:26 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,657
Posted By fas2c

Good for you! The first 72 hours is the worst....

Good for you! The first 72 hours is the worst. After that it is more about getting past the physical triggers and hand-to mouth tendancies.

Take a deep breath and remove yourself from the area...
01-31-12, 09:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,851
Posted By fas2c

GoLytely (http://www.nulytely.com/index.htm) is...

GoLytely (http://www.nulytely.com/index.htm) is all you will ever need.
01-31-12, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,018
Posted By fas2c

My 1970's Roberts

I have been chipping away at my nails for almost a week since I origionally saw this listed on ebay. I was very excited when on the closing morning no one had bid. I had left to go to a meeting and...
01-28-12, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,183
Posted By fas2c

https://escrow.com/index.asp I know a lot of...

https://escrow.com/index.asp
I know a lot of instrument buyers/sellers use this company but I have no personal experience and they are expensive.
01-26-12, 09:10 PM
Replies: 70,603
Views: 11,551,691
Posted By fas2c

Simoncini Frame Fork Columbus SLX - $250...

Simoncini Frame Fork Columbus SLX - $250 (Kirkwood)
http://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/bik/2817688216.html
Absolutely beautiful Italian made Simoncini steel road bike frame. This is a fine vintage...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-12, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By fas2c

Look up http://dothanareacyclists.com/ or check...

Look up http://dothanareacyclists.com/ or check their facebook page and/or join the yahoogroups...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-12, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 870
Posted By fas2c

Mavic Open Pro/ Ultegra hubs...

Mavic Open Pro/ Ultegra hubs (http://www.bicyclewheelwarehouse.com///prod_4.html) are great.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-12, 10:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,886
Posted By fas2c

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2786/4445270839_63a5...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2786/4445270839_63a55baa63_z.jpg
DO IT!
http://www.wastedlife.org/bike/harlequin/index.html
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-12, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 940
Posted By fas2c

Put a downpayment on the bike and set up a...

Put a downpayment on the bike and set up a monthly dispersement through DFAS to the bike shop and when you return go pick up your paid for bike. With your deployment/Haz-Duty pay you will not feel it...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-12, 08:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,715
Posted By fas2c

I would suggest buying a 80s-90s rigid frame...

I would suggest buying a 80s-90s rigid frame mountain bike, throw some slicks on it and ride. They are dirt cheap and you can buy a high quality frame for next to nothing. Nobody wants to steal a...
01-25-12, 07:15 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,939
Posted By fas2c

My Cimarron will easily fit 700c wheels but I...

My Cimarron will easily fit 700c wheels but I have yet tried to see if the cantis will line up.
01-24-12, 12:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,979
Posted By fas2c

I am thinking that crank length has the most...

I am thinking that crank length has the most effect to long distance riders who spend hours at a time in the saddle. What may seem as a minor inconvience to those riding for an hour or less becomes a...
01-24-12, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,632
Posted By fas2c

I rebuilt my dogged out 1995 GT from a donor Trek...

I rebuilt my dogged out 1995 GT from a donor Trek I bought for 35.00 that had a stripped crank arm. My GT had a busted fork so I swapped the fork headset/stem as well as the 8 speed gearing and...
01-24-12, 08:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,306
Posted By fas2c

I flushed my 109 brifter out w/ WD 40 and let it...

I flushed my 109 brifter out w/ WD 40 and let it soak then kept on flushing. All and all I used nearly an entire can. I was totally amazed at the junk that poured out, and continued to pour out with...
01-23-12, 02:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,193
Posted By fas2c

I will log onto Gixen drop my snipe and move...

I will log onto Gixen drop my snipe and move along. I place my max price on the bid one time and do not watch it through my ebay watch list. Once it ends I see if I am a winner. If I am outbid, eh, I...
01-23-12, 01:59 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,657
Posted By fas2c

I smoked for 9 years. Folks couldn't imagine...

I smoked for 9 years. Folks couldn't imagine seeing me without a cigarette.I quit once after waking up and seeing an ad for a hynotherapy session for quitting. I told my girlfreind that I was going...
01-20-12, 11:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 29,041
Posted By fas2c

I agree, jar351 you did a great job on that...

I agree, jar351 you did a great job on that crown! It will look spiffy once cleare coated.

rccardr, I built my R800 up with Tektro R200 brake levers, Ultegra 6500 triple and Open Pro/Ultegra...
01-17-12, 11:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 29,041
Posted By fas2c

Great project and it sounds like a keeper! ...

Great project and it sounds like a keeper!

In regards to the rear DO, if rccardr stated it could work out to 130mm I'd would take his word for it based on his extensive experience with C'Dales of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-12, 02:34 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,936
Posted By fas2c

Crank Bros Eggbeater Candys on both mountain and...

Crank Bros Eggbeater Candys on both mountain and road.
01-12-12, 09:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,977
Posted By fas2c

I rarely see ice other than in my glass anymore...

I rarely see ice other than in my glass anymore but growing up lots. Blowing gales and ice are not good combinations either for biking. Let us just say I have had my fair share of wipe outs due to...
01-11-12, 07:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,004
Posted By fas2c

We do not have a co-op :( Sure wished we did....

We do not have a co-op :( Sure wished we did. Closest one is 2 hours away.
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