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06-25-19, 08:03 AM
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Posted By royleroy

Correct, I have the XC2 pedals as well. And yes,...

Correct, I have the XC2 pedals as well. And yes, the saddle is not original. Apparently this was purchased and stored in a bedroom, unridden.
06-23-19, 03:33 PM
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Posted By royleroy

My 83/84 Westwood, built with Tange Champion...

My 83/84 Westwood, built with Tange Champion tubing. Info is a little scarce on these, but the manufacturing code is
1983. Suntour and Dia Compe parts. This particular one is near new, as close...
03-23-19, 08:46 PM
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Posted By royleroy

Hey, this is mine. It is nice and clean.

Hey, this is mine. It is nice and clean.
03-11-19, 12:04 PM
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Posted By royleroy

This is pretty much me. My current ride fits...

This is pretty much me. My current ride fits great at 60cm frame with 57cm TT and 10cm stem. Bar height will come down, but the reach is spot on.

...
03-11-19, 08:25 AM
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Posted By royleroy

My issue is always reach. At 59cm, the TT is just...

My issue is always reach. At 59cm, the TT is just too long. A man has got to know his limitations. :)
03-10-19, 05:57 PM
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Posted By royleroy

I bought this. You're right, its a tall one at...

I bought this. You're right, its a tall one at 61cm. A size too tall for me, but I've enjoyed breaking it down this weekend. Very low miles and no surprises.
03-03-19, 09:17 PM
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Views: 2,767,405
Posted By royleroy

My 85 TREK 500 Series just updated with a full,...

My 85 TREK 500 Series just updated with a full, near new 105 8 speed group and a few other goodies. Rides nice and smooth
on 25mm GP 4000 tires....
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Posted By royleroy

i might have to throw it on eBay if I can't sell...

i might have to throw it on eBay if I can't sell locally. Normally, I dislike shipping complete bikes, but this is pretty tiny, so...
Replies: 7
Views: 2,425
Posted By royleroy

Thanks! There is one on Terry's website listed...

Thanks! There is one on Terry's website listed at $1500 with Campy parts. I imagine it'll be there for a while.
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Posted By royleroy

Thanks Bargainguy!

Thanks Bargainguy!
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Posted By royleroy

Georgena Terry Precision

Hard to find much info on this so far, but looks to be an early Terry Precision, made in NY. Full friction 600 group, including headset and pedals. I initially bought it for the parts, but the frame...
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Posted By royleroy

Sorry, I just saw this. He's had some interest...

Sorry, I just saw this. He's had some interest since lowering the price to $750. Just waiting for that tall guy who has to have a Merckx.
Replies: 11
Views: 3,683
Posted By royleroy

Thanks for the input. As I was visiting from out...

Thanks for the input. As I was visiting from out of town, I was only able to give it a quick wipe down. It would benefit from some add'l detailing. I do have the measurements, so I'll add those to...
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Views: 3,683
Posted By royleroy

Thank you gentlemen. The bike is in San Diego,...

Thank you gentlemen. The bike is in San Diego, so hopefully with that large pool of cyclists, a tall guy who needs a red Merckx will
show up.
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Posted By royleroy

Thanks guys, that seems reasonable. I'm not...

Thanks guys, that seems reasonable. I'm not opposed to parting it out on ebay if needed, as I've had good success going that route.
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Views: 3,683
Posted By royleroy

Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra

A family member who no longer rides asked me to help him sell his 60-61cm Merckx from 1989. Originally, it had DA 7 speed, but
he had a 9 speed drive train installed in the late 90s. Everything is...
03-04-18, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,278
Posted By royleroy

[QUOTE=aeshultz;20204613]OK- I the original owner...

[QUOTE=aeshultz;20204613]OK- I the original owner of a '96 Catalyst, built w/ Campy 8 spd. Have put 1,000s of miles on it. My opinions;
You can push the BB sideways standing beside it, and can feel...
03-04-18, 02:13 PM
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Views: 9,278
Posted By royleroy

I don't recall actually measuring the width, but...

I don't recall actually measuring the width, but mostly ran Grand Prix's. The tire would sit pretty close to the seat tube, but never caused any issues. Better pic attached.
03-04-18, 11:20 AM
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Views: 9,278
Posted By royleroy

I had a '97 Natchez, which was a straight gauge...

I had a '97 Natchez, which was a straight gauge base model, below the Catalyst. Other than a BB creak that periodically required plumbers tape and cleaning, it was a great frame. I rolled 10's of...
02-25-18, 10:49 PM
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Posted By royleroy

My Univega Gran Rally

I'm not exactly sure why I took on this project. I think winter boredom had set in and i had $50 burning a hole in my

pocket. Someone at some point decided to paint this pretty, rose colored Gran...
10-26-17, 10:23 PM
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Views: 580,587
Posted By royleroy

My 1986 TREK 2000

One year color scheme, with full 7400 Dura Ace. As purchased, just needs some cleaning and it'll be ready to go.
09-03-17, 09:08 PM
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Posted By royleroy

My garage speaker tribute to the Miami Vice color scheme

I have a fondness for Realistic Minimus 7s and recently acquired a run down pair for the garage. Ordered new drivers
from Parts Express and decided to paint them while waiting on delivery. The only...
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Views: 813
Posted By royleroy

Ha, I get your drift

Ha, I get your drift
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Posted By royleroy

I guess my next question would be about value....

I guess my next question would be about value. Not being one of his recognizable
lugged frames and no downtube decals, I'm estimating $150? Seem reasonable?
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Posted By royleroy

Thanks - Recent would be late 90s I assume? Parts...

Thanks - Recent would be late 90s I assume? Parts group was 9 speed Ultegra.
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Posted By royleroy

Bruce Gordon?

This is not so much an appraisal question, but a fact finding mission. I've had this for a while but can't find any info

on it. Was told by the previous owner that its a BG, but have not seen any...
06-16-17, 02:02 PM
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Posted By royleroy

Good call. I'll hang onto it or let my buddy use...

Good call. I'll hang onto it or let my buddy use it for wall art.
06-16-17, 08:37 AM
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Posted By royleroy

I guess it could be, though the rest of the frame...

I guess it could be, though the rest of the frame is rather poor too. Dent in top tube, lots of scuffs, etc.
It appears that someone jammed an oversized seatpost into it.
06-15-17, 10:08 PM
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Views: 1,314,660
Posted By royleroy

After never seeing one in the wild, I finally...

After never seeing one in the wild, I finally happened upon a Miami Vice in what appeared to be close to my size:

http://i380.photobucket.com/albums/oo246/royleroy/IMG_45232.jpg...
03-12-17, 09:05 PM
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Posted By royleroy

Hey, I see my bike.....and my fence :)

Hey, I see my bike.....and my fence :)
07-10-16, 07:10 PM
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Views: 28,481
Posted By royleroy

I've seen this bike in person and it is in nice,...

I've seen this bike in person and it is in nice, low mileage condition. I passed on it
as I don't think it's worth what he is asking. Those BMX bars don't help. Finding bull moose bars in the 21.1...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,721
Posted By royleroy

An update, it ended up selling for $315 which...

An update, it ended up selling for $315 which seemed fair.
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Views: 1,721
Posted By royleroy

Ha - my internal spell check must have kicked in

Ha - my internal spell check must have kicked in
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Posted By royleroy

Makes sense, thanks. I neglected to add that it...

Makes sense, thanks. I neglected to add that it does have new tires, so that helps.
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Posted By royleroy

Early 90's Bianchi Bravo

I have a friend who bought an approx. 1991 Brava new, rode it a few times and hung it up. It

appears to be a 58-61cm and has a Suntour GPX group. I've not seen it in person, but I would

expect...
12-23-15, 03:09 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 28,481
Posted By royleroy

Correct, the SN is on the bb shell. I'll pull the...

Correct, the SN is on the bb shell. I'll pull the fork to get those numbers and report back.
12-23-15, 10:42 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 28,481
Posted By royleroy

After posting a question on the appraisal board...

After posting a question on the appraisal board about my Schwinn frame, I was directed here and

it was suggested by shelbyfv that I post up some info and photos here as an additional point of
...
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Views: 936
Posted By royleroy

Ok, this is some good info and makes sense of all...

Ok, this is some good info and makes sense of all the stuff going on with this frame. Thanks Again.
Replies: 6
Views: 936
Posted By royleroy

Hey thanks - that gives me a lot to sort through.

Hey thanks - that gives me a lot to sort through.
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Views: 936
Posted By royleroy

Schwinn High Sierra puzzle

I've had this for a while and am trying to figure out what's up with it. I'm pretty sure it's an '84

as I've had one previously, but there's a lot of stuff going on with it that doesn't match up...
08-16-15, 08:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,710
Posted By royleroy

Yeah, that's not good. Mine would be a Arabesque...

Yeah, that's not good. Mine would be a Arabesque crank with both pedals completely installed on wrong arms.
I can't believe someone actually made it that far. Didn't see that coming. Crank was...
08-16-15, 04:02 PM
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Views: 2,767,405
Posted By royleroy

Thanks, I've been around quite a while, I just...

Thanks, I've been around quite a while, I just lurk. In fact, you bought my '85 Centurion Prestige 6-7 years ago. :)
08-16-15, 01:25 PM
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Views: 2,767,405
Posted By royleroy

1989 Sirrus

I'll play. I've had this Sirrus frame hanging in the garage for a while and was apparently bored this week. Moved the 10sp 105/Ultegra drivetrain over from my main bike. The HED Belgium wheelset just...
08-06-14, 11:09 PM
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Posted By royleroy

89 Corsa Extra

Not actually mine, but my brother in laws. I just dig the angle.
02-22-14, 08:14 PM
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Views: 19,017
Posted By royleroy

Panasonic Team Custom

I'll play. Sadly too small and no longer mine. With all the color options available, there probably weren't too many

of this particular scheme
02-13-13, 02:41 PM
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Views: 60,973
Posted By royleroy

Oh my. That's aweome. If you're gonna go pink,...

Oh my. That's aweome. If you're gonna go pink, GO PINK.
01-07-13, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,036
Posted By royleroy

If I was to attempt to build a frame, it would...

If I was to attempt to build a frame, it would look something like that, but not on purpose.
06-21-12, 02:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,271
Posted By royleroy

Just an update, I bought a Specialized Toupe in...

Just an update, I bought a Specialized Toupe in 155mm width and it seems to be a good match.
My feeling has always been that the B17 is comfy due to the width more than anything.
05-29-12, 08:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,271
Posted By royleroy

Here's a picture that shows the main issue. ...

Here's a picture that shows the main issue. This side is lower than the other and even with
tensioning/lacing, the area is depressed enough that the rivets are, uh,
interfering. Should it have...
05-29-12, 01:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,271
Posted By royleroy

I'm slightly surprised that the OP's saddle is...

I'm slightly surprised that the OP's saddle is wearing out so fast, at least if it really was one major rain event and no other mal-treatment. People tour for thousands of miles on B-17's and I have...
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