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Forum: For Sale
07-12-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,762
Posted By kraftwerk

Hey Bart, Glad those made it to you. ugh,...

Hey Bart,
Glad those made it to you.
ugh, I know... I was a bit sad to see the 980 go. So Minty! I actually run the 980 rear on my daily commuter and it has survived the toughest conditions....
07-07-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,207
Posted By kraftwerk

Is it 33% more difficult? Is it 33% faster?

Is it 33% more difficult? Is it 33% faster?
Forum: For Sale
06-18-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,762
Posted By kraftwerk

Bart, Figure around $10 to ship to CA. That is...

Bart, Figure around $10 to ship to CA. That is with the USPS.

Well, I am back finally... Will post better pictures of some the smaller stuff soon and maybe a few more items.
Thanks for your...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,754
Posted By kraftwerk

THIS: "Most likely it's put the bike on the...

THIS:

"Most likely it's put the bike on the work stand."
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By kraftwerk

Don't try this at home. The bars are (hopefully)...

Don't try this at home. The bars are (hopefully) pre-engineered for this type of thing. As for the first picture: that is a HIUGE hole hope they thought this out thoroughly...
Personally, I can't...
05-18-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By kraftwerk

yeah, i used a rattle-can of Rustoleum primer,...

yeah,
i used a rattle-can of Rustoleum primer, in gray ...worked really well, never added another coat of color or anything , held up surprisingly well.
Forum: For Sale
05-11-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,762
Posted By kraftwerk

nisenior...

nisenior (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/nisenior-517692.html) yes it is.



Away for a bit, will get back to you on shipping etc in two or three weeks if you are still interested then, okay?...
05-11-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By kraftwerk

Ha-thanks: Yes! on retiring the steel frame ASAP,...

Ha-thanks: Yes! on retiring the steel frame ASAP, totally don't want to visit the OR r/n.
Ordered NEW forks from Leader, non-tapered 1 1/8" x 1 1/8" , (not super cheap but not super expensive) I...
05-10-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By kraftwerk

Thanks.. From their web site, I bought NEW forks...

Thanks.. From their web site, I bought NEW forks and read this: "all 2014 classic models require a 1-1/8" to 1-1/8" non-tapered headset."
I shudda googled first! surprised they didn't add the word...
05-10-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By kraftwerk

Which Head -Set and Forks fit this Frame?

Q: Which Head -Set and Forks fit Leader 725?... (It is from 2014 I think? so: NOT a tapered head-shell)
It seems the forks are still available NOS on ebay etc.

My only bike right now has had a...
05-09-20, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By kraftwerk

Which Forks and Head-set fit ?

My only bike right now has had a small crack in the frame, a steel fixie -conversion, recently I noticed the very old 1/4 crack
has finally grown a bit to about 1/2" with all the angsty-miles I've...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-06-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,098
Posted By kraftwerk

Loved the video (with the sound off) the tooling...

Loved the video (with the sound off) the tooling required to get it done precisely and work this fast is also a revelation. Wow.
Replies: 22
Views: 1,128
Posted By kraftwerk

=great Photo from '79.. and of the chromed HQ...

=great Photo from '79.. and of the chromed HQ frame.. Chrome adds a bit more weight than paint would, one would hardly notice, but it is much more durable ..and lovely. Enjoy!
05-01-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,846
Posted By kraftwerk

really depends on where you are riding....48 x 17...

really depends on where you are riding....48 x 17 here, it's hilly where I have been riding lately and I am old.. If it was flat as a pancake I would go 15/16 Have done 600 +miles on the fixie this...
Forum: For Sale
05-01-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,762
Posted By kraftwerk

Kekec1965...

Kekec1965 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/kekec1965-502291.html). The shifters are Campagnolo.
....there are two sets of the same or similar, really nice finish to them. one has the barrel nuts....
Forum: For Sale
05-01-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,762
Posted By kraftwerk

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MM, it looks like ^ this ^ Note this is NOT mine, I...
Forum: For Sale
05-01-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,762
Posted By kraftwerk

Hi Mountain Mitch, Yes, this is the braze-on...

Hi Mountain Mitch,

Yes, this is the braze-on Super Record. It's pretty slick-looking, silver with a black-anodized pivot. Pretty much the best available, at the time.
I would be glad to take...
Forum: For Sale
04-28-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,098
Posted By kraftwerk

those USA made Trek's are nice..I have some in my...

those USA made Trek's are nice..I have some in my life...you should mention the size of the frame in your listing.
Forum: For Sale
04-22-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,762
Posted By kraftwerk

Hey Mr. Awesome, Thanks for you inquiry. I will...

Hey Mr. Awesome, Thanks for you inquiry. I will look into getting an exact shipping quote to you. USPS is usually the least expensive way, if that works for you.
Sorry for this situation BUT there...
Forum: For Sale
04-21-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,762
Posted By kraftwerk

Hey Ben, : Prices are listed in the original...

Hey Ben, : Prices are listed in the original post! When I finally posted a "decent" picture of the chain-ring
I neglected to repeat the sale information which is already in the original post at the...
Forum: For Sale
04-18-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,474
Posted By kraftwerk

I received my patches a long time ago, Thanks!...

I received my patches a long time ago, Thanks! Now with some home projects finishing up here I will have time to sew them to something...
Forum: For Sale
04-18-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,762
Posted By kraftwerk

Is it rear? Well I usually put the crank in...

Is it rear? Well I usually put the crank in front.. Okay seriously, I don't think they are impossible to find but they ' trade ' at this price often enough so is reasonably priced, yes.
Consider the...
Forum: For Sale
04-09-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,762
Posted By kraftwerk

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Very nice panto-graphed "PINARELLO" chain-ring
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By kraftwerk

Heat guns and carbon do not mix well.... I think...

Heat guns and carbon do not mix well.... I think the slick way to conquer this, and I have a similar disaffection for one of my frames...is to mask the graphics and paint over them in gloss or matte...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By kraftwerk

These are good recommendations... I always liked...

These are good recommendations... I always liked DT Swiss. I will read that other recent thread about L/w wheels..


Then there's this: a guy selling a set of R-Sys recalled wheels on C/list.. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By kraftwerk

Slow Learner: Wheels have been Recalled!

.... years ago the R-Sys wheels were recalled.. these are the wheels I own.. and keep on my bike ...the one I ride once a year, it 'lives' in Switzerland in my friends wine-cellar, so, I don't ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,826
Posted By kraftwerk

If I wanted another steel frame I would be...

If I wanted another steel frame I would be tempted to find a NOS or new-ish vintage steel frame, the characteristics I am looking for in steel were available in the old "Italian Masters"
I love my...
Forum: For Sale
02-24-20, 11:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,762
Posted By kraftwerk

m, sasso, yes will do... I should have a picture...

m, sasso, yes will do... I should have a picture around here somewhere...
Forum: For Sale
02-24-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,762
Posted By kraftwerk

Hi Bruce, Bars are marked SS for 'short &...

Hi Bruce,
Bars are marked SS for 'short & shallow' notes printed on bars:
Drop :128 mm
31mm Clamp
Reach is 84.5.
Width 44cm - 40cm C to C
(all this information is on the bars themselves )...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-24-20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,244
Posted By kraftwerk

A Bike Friday seems perfect for the task..No I am...

A Bike Friday seems perfect for the task..No I am thinking about this challenge on my Ti-Swift.. or Folding 20 (!) but it's single speed...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-24-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,084
Posted By kraftwerk

Really you don't need to spend a lot to get to a...

Really you don't need to spend a lot to get to a 10.65kg. folder. 23.5 lbs. is where my Raleigh Folding Twenty is at.
I suspect if I threw some more cash at it, I could get those numbers lower. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,267
Posted By kraftwerk

Three pairs, ll Sidi. (one pair I keep in...

Three pairs, ll Sidi. (one pair I keep in Switzerland) of the two here I need to sell one pair.
Anyone need a pair of 90's Sidi shoes size 42, real cheep?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,530
Posted By kraftwerk

Anything above freezing is lovely, below that, I...

Anything above freezing is lovely, below that, I don't have enough body fat or technical gear to sustain a real workout.... an errand maybe?
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-12-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,090
Posted By kraftwerk

Yeah I am always paranoid they will open the 29"...

Yeah I am always paranoid they will open the 29" Samsonite and say,

" Hey.... that's a BIKE!"

then come up with some way to charge for it, even though it is a very generic and conventional...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-03-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,090
Posted By kraftwerk

Always interesting to see how our various...

Always interesting to see how our various folding-bike-thing's get into the Samsonite. As a rule, I would never put my helmet in with it- better to carry that on the plane, it's an extra effort but...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,517
Posted By kraftwerk

There is a market for anything.. and just about...

There is a market for anything.. and just about anything is repairable. I would think about having it repaired ....depending on the cost and reputation of the repair facility,
If they are experts...
Forum: For Sale
12-07-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,762
Posted By kraftwerk

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_5526_457944001a76a9ba251049f4dc203726096d9d70.jpg
Origin8 practiaclly new, excellent condition forks $55. 1 1/8 " aluminum steerer...
Forum: For Sale
11-09-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,474
Posted By kraftwerk

These are fun. Thanks for posting. I would...

These are fun. Thanks for posting.

I would like, from Group 8:

one of the "1983" ( top one?)

18 -TH
MDC
1984
(Blue and white)
Forum: For Sale
11-01-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,762
Posted By kraftwerk

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Suntour Superbe Pro Custom Made . Hi flange track hub w 16 tooth cog slight...
Forum: For Sale
10-29-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,762
Posted By kraftwerk

Raleigh Folding Twenty Q/R levers: L : Q/r...

Raleigh Folding Twenty Q/R levers:

L : Q/r for frame $20. R: Q/r for stem $5. shipped...
Forum: For Sale
10-29-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,762
Posted By kraftwerk

Campagnolo Super Record 10 Speed Crank 53-39 170...

Campagnolo Super Record 10 Speed Crank 53-39 170 crank arm length w/ square-taper carbon-fiber -body B.B. 36 x 24T 102mm, light use $175 shipped...
Forum: For Sale
10-23-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,762
Posted By kraftwerk

Various Rare / High-End Components For Sale

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Part 1
Clock wise - From left to Right.
Let me know if you need better pictures...
Forum: For Sale
10-23-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,183
Posted By kraftwerk

I would like to see everything, sigh , wish I was...

I would like to see everything, sigh , wish I was closer..
Please send a me picture of each jersey when you get the time?

...or just post 'em here.,
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,691
Posted By kraftwerk

You can talk all day about design : what is...

You can talk all day about design : what is better? The materials, again, what is better? or did you use a torque wrench? etc, but really: The question should be: when was the last time you had...
08-01-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,214
Posted By kraftwerk

Just tor reiterate what was mentioned above the...

Just tor reiterate what was mentioned above the front brake accounts for 70% of stopping power the rear just 30% .
So if only one brake front will do the job WAY better
. . . BUT.......
The two...
06-10-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 29,047
Posted By kraftwerk

This was good: "Frankly, if you're not...

This was good:

"Frankly, if you're not willing to name the lube, I see no point in this thread."
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 09:52 PM
Forum: For Sale
06-02-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,473
Posted By kraftwerk

That was a great deal...

That was a great deal...
Forum: For Sale
06-02-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,289
Posted By kraftwerk

Never knew they made an all blacked out /...

Never knew they made an all blacked out / midnight version of this, looks cool.
My 2011 Team machine took me to the top of Mt. Ventoux.
06-01-19, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,003
Posted By kraftwerk

Wondering if anyone got an accurate answer to...

Wondering if anyone got an accurate answer to this question? I assumed it was much earlier , like the '70's but on another thread here, a person who actually worked on some Pashley literature, with...
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