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06-22-12, 07:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,680
Posted By KarmicPedals

Lol -- who knows about the bag -- but it's kept...

Lol -- who knows about the bag -- but it's kept my dogs from trying to make off with it as a chew toy -- so it works for me.
Replies: 1
Views: 812
Posted By KarmicPedals

NOS Ideale No. 6 Saddle

Any idea as to a fair value (sorry about leaving the plastic on -- i just knew one of the dogs was about to commit some crime with it if I got distracted -- lol)

http://i46.tinypic.com/dbozee.jpg...
06-22-12, 06:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,559
Posted By KarmicPedals

It's actually "Croupon"

It's actually "Croupon"
06-22-12, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By KarmicPedals

depends upon the amount of play -- just wrap so...

depends upon the amount of play -- just wrap so the edges don't catch as you're slipping on the grips.
06-22-12, 12:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,680
Posted By KarmicPedals

I'll throw my ladies Ideale No. 6 into the thread...

I'll throw my ladies Ideale No. 6 into the thread -- apparently a 1970's saddle -- about as NOS as they get... (still in the plastic) -- never mounted -

http://i46.tinypic.com/dbozee.jpg

more...
06-22-12, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By KarmicPedals

Go to the first aid section of your pharmacy --...

Go to the first aid section of your pharmacy -- look for the self- adhesive rolled bandage -- I use that as a base wrap for my bars -- it's just sticky enough that things won't slide -- and provides...
06-22-12, 12:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,559
Posted By KarmicPedals

Then I bet you've never seen one in this...

Then I bet you've never seen one in this condition (unused, new old stock), lol

http://i46.tinypic.com/dbozee.jpg

http://i50.tinypic.com/xmk044.jpg

http://i47.tinypic.com/wk1bwm.jpg

I...
12-15-11, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,181,549
Posted By KarmicPedals

Have: NOS 3TTT Synthesis Stem - 90 mm reach....

Have: NOS 3TTT Synthesis Stem - 90 mm reach. (22.2 diameter/1 inch quill), 26.0mm Clamp.

Want: high rise stem, comfort saddle, cool brass bell(s), or? Make me an offer. I don't need it .
08-09-10, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,181,549
Posted By KarmicPedals

For Trade: 1982 Peugeot PH 19 Mixte --...

For Trade:

1982 Peugeot PH 19 Mixte -- project bike -- I am the 2nd owner, all original, sans seat (but has seat post). White frame. Garage/house kept. I'd love to trade out this frame to...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,523
Posted By KarmicPedals

I've read about everything available on the web...

I've read about everything available on the web about Ray and his bicycles (that's how I found the serial number entry :-) ).. Ray was a well respected builder.. he used to build bikes for the...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,523
Posted By KarmicPedals

Clamp on shifters were typical for this bike --...

Clamp on shifters were typical for this bike -- so no braze-ons were removed. I actually found a set of Suntour clamp-ons and was going to install them and never got around to it. :-/

Any idea of...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,523
Posted By KarmicPedals

1980 Romic "Model 25"

I have a 1980 Romic. Since I acquired her a few years ago, I've managed to find out more about this bike -- including the log entry of the original manufacture:
...
03-29-10, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,181,549
Posted By KarmicPedals

Okay.. time to clean out my garage -- I had this...

Okay.. time to clean out my garage -- I had this up for trade a while back and nothing ever came together... so I'll try again:

1980 Romic

143959

32 1/4" standover
22 inch seat tube
20.5...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-10, 12:07 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 35,336
Posted By KarmicPedals

The newest installment from the Miami New Times...

The newest installment from the Miami New Times on the matter is disturbing -- here's part of it:



full article:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-10, 04:24 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 35,336
Posted By KarmicPedals

He has a criminal record in addition to the...

He has a criminal record in addition to the driving record. Add his knowingly driving a vehicle when he did not have the license to do so to the equation in addition to the rest of his bad actions...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-10, 09:23 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 35,336
Posted By KarmicPedals

He doesn't have a driver's license. One or more...

He doesn't have a driver's license. One or more of his many infractions is for driving without insurance.
06-29-09, 10:43 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,160
Posted By KarmicPedals

Come on down.. I have a really sweet romic that's...

Come on down.. I have a really sweet romic that's up for grabs too!

(I haven't put anything on CL -- I'm afraid flippers or single gear heads wouldn't love them properly).
06-23-09, 02:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,160
Posted By KarmicPedals

Too bad you're not closer.. I have 2 mixtes...

Too bad you're not closer.. I have 2 mixtes available.. my Peugeot and my Raleigh (no worries, I have two more that I'm keeping: the Lotus and the Suteki -- I just can't justify keeping 4 and...
06-23-09, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 801
Posted By KarmicPedals

And we hardly knew your bike!

And we hardly knew your bike!
10-29-08, 07:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,014
Posted By KarmicPedals

The only thing I would change is the bar wrap: to...

The only thing I would change is the bar wrap: to red

so you have 1 component each picking up the colors of the frame:

yellow saddle
blue tires
red bars
10-29-08, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8,244
Views: 358,029
Posted By KarmicPedals

Hey, Bike, Man! ...

Hey, Bike, Man!

http://miami.craigslist.org/brw/bik/898113938.html
10-24-08, 10:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,769
Posted By KarmicPedals

same thing you'd use to shine shoes :-) but,...

same thing you'd use to shine shoes :-) but, your saddle would be better off with Brooks proofide or similar leather oil. See:

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/leather.html
10-24-08, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By KarmicPedals

Right at the top of the page it says (looks like...

Right at the top of the page it says (looks like he meant 499) :

"The seller ended this listing early because of an error in the listing.
This item or one like it has been relisted...
10-22-08, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By KarmicPedals

Wouldn't Sheldon just have asked "Who is Shelden...

Wouldn't Sheldon just have asked "Who is Shelden Brown?"
10-21-08, 09:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 922
Posted By KarmicPedals

it's a beautiful bike.. and even more of a...

it's a beautiful bike.. and even more of a beautiful gesture toward that 8 year old... she'll never forget it.
10-20-08, 09:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,090
Posted By KarmicPedals

The date isn't in the copyright notice anywhere...

The date isn't in the copyright notice anywhere on the bottom back?
10-19-08, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By KarmicPedals

I think you'll be very happy with the Japanese...

I think you'll be very happy with the Japanese mixte -- I have 2: A Lotus and a Suteki -- and a Peugeot and a Raleigh... and I prefer the japanese made ones.

BTW, don't assume the components are...
10-19-08, 11:47 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,879
Posted By KarmicPedals

why a modern road bike for her? Wouldn't she...

why a modern road bike for her? Wouldn't she like a nice vintage one -- perhaps with updated components?
10-18-08, 08:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,519
Posted By KarmicPedals

Ant's Nest? YIKES! Mine is pretty clean --...

Ant's Nest? YIKES!

Mine is pretty clean -- actually, amazingly clean -- just the tiniest bit of rust -- and no broken parts.
10-18-08, 07:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,519
Posted By KarmicPedals

Is her Suteki decal in as horrid of shape as mine...

Is her Suteki decal in as horrid of shape as mine is? I used some shocking pink nail polish to spiff my up -- looks much better and was easy to do. I'll use a gold paint pen to outline the letters...
10-18-08, 07:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,519
Posted By KarmicPedals

I'll try to get some in the sunlight tomorrow --...

I'll try to get some in the sunlight tomorrow -- it has an unusual bracket that wraps around the fender in addition to the usual bolt on...
10-18-08, 06:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,519
Posted By KarmicPedals

he did --- and I was surprised -- it came Fedex...

he did --- and I was surprised -- it came Fedex on Thursday. I was waiting for the email that said "hey, I made a mistake with the cost of shipping" -- but instead of getting that -- I got the bike....
10-18-08, 04:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,519
Posted By KarmicPedals

I googled it :-) There is very little info...

I googled it :-)

There is very little info about Suteki's out there -- the best source being:

http://www.touringonbikes.us/suteki.htm
10-18-08, 09:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,519
Posted By KarmicPedals

Ah, well, then -- the dork nuts will come in...

Ah, well, then -- the dork nuts will come in handy should I need to ship a bike.
10-17-08, 10:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,519
Posted By KarmicPedals

I love the bell -- it's loud, clear, and has an...

I love the bell -- it's loud, clear, and has an amazing sustain...
10-17-08, 07:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,519
Posted By KarmicPedals

The Enigma of the Suteki

Once I had my Lotus Mixte.. one Japanese mixte didn't seem like enough.. and sooner than I wanted a Suteki came along. Now, like most people, I'd never heard of a Suteki -- but the "Made in Japan"...
10-15-08, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By KarmicPedals

Well, so far, we know it's called: Desmarais ...

Well, so far, we know it's called: Desmarais

how about some photos of the bicycle and the components? :-)
10-15-08, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,280
Posted By KarmicPedals

If you weren't the original owner, it's likely...

If you weren't the original owner, it's likely that someone had already changed out the wheels and more...
10-15-08, 12:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By KarmicPedals

don't be so worried about the value -- you've...

don't be so worried about the value -- you've already paid for it and it's yours. Right now all that matters is that you like it and it fits.
10-14-08, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,280
Posted By KarmicPedals

yes. My Lotus is an 84 with 27" wheels.

yes.

My Lotus is an 84 with 27" wheels.
10-14-08, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,280
Posted By KarmicPedals

Tsunoda is the builder if it's a 1984... ...

Tsunoda is the builder if it's a 1984...

Here's the 1981 Odyssey:

http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/v/joe_bunik/lotus/catalog/11_odyssey.jpg.html

and the 1981 Specs:
...
10-14-08, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8,244
Views: 358,029
Posted By KarmicPedals

It's a lesson about using monitors to judge color...

It's a lesson about using monitors to judge color -- on my monitor, both sets of photos look to be of a blue frame. Always ask about color if it's vitally important.
10-14-08, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,280
Posted By KarmicPedals

I :heart: Lotus bicycles

I :heart: Lotus bicycles
10-13-08, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 399,456
Posted By KarmicPedals

Lotus bicycles are japanese, made by Tsunoda. ...

Lotus bicycles are japanese, made by Tsunoda. They were imported by Lotus -- a company out of New York state. They stopped importing in the late 80's/early 90's -- but not before switching to some...
10-13-08, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,276
Posted By KarmicPedals

The Chromed Fork Mystique

From what I've seen, it's pretty much a given that in the vintage bike lines, the "up-line" models would have a chromed fork and the entry level models would not. But, what I haven't figured out yet...
10-09-08, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By KarmicPedals

A Lotus might be very nice...

A Lotus might be very nice...
10-08-08, 01:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By KarmicPedals

it's www.velospace.ORG :-)

it's www.velospace.ORG

:-)
10-08-08, 01:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By KarmicPedals

Here's one listed for $490: ...

Here's one listed for $490:

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/868629735.html
10-06-08, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,470
Posted By KarmicPedals

If you have put this much effort into to deciding...

If you have put this much effort into to deciding whether to let it go or have it shipped to you -- spend the $75 for the peace of mind. You'll always regret letting go of it -- and ending up...
10-06-08, 10:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,321
Posted By KarmicPedals

I won't even bother answering ads like that -- if...

I won't even bother answering ads like that -- if someone won't name a price, I'm not wasting my time on them and their unreasonable fantasies of "worth".

P.S. OP: if you want people to bid on a...
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