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03-10-14, 06:04 PM
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Posted By andyfloyd

The risse shocks don't show up often you'll have...

The risse shocks don't show up often you'll have more luck looking for a Fox alps. The alps will show up from time to time on eBay.once you get some air in that rst it'll be decent but the alps I...
03-09-14, 07:13 PM
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Posted By andyfloyd

Yes sir I will let you know how it rides once I...

Yes sir I will let you know how it rides once I get a proper fork on it.
03-09-14, 07:12 PM
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Posted By andyfloyd

That is quite interesting! I got this giant frame...

That is quite interesting! I got this giant frame for free last year and have been slowly building it as parts rolled in from other projects, etc. This is my first parts bin build and I gotta say it...
03-09-14, 02:16 PM
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Posted By andyfloyd

Here is my Giant ATX all done now.... ...

Here is my Giant ATX all done now....

http://i1291.photobucket.com/albums/b553/andyfloyd82/Mobile%20Uploads/20140308_225514_zpslg302gu8.jpg
03-05-14, 03:23 PM
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Posted By andyfloyd

Hey if it aint broke dont fix it right? I usually...

Hey if it aint broke dont fix it right? I usually just upgrade stuff because I like to...haha. I see weight savings in everything...that RST is heavy and just the coil alone weighs about the same as...
03-05-14, 03:14 PM
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Posted By andyfloyd

I have owned these late 80's Schwinns.... ...

I have owned these late 80's Schwinns....

1988 Prelude, 1988 Premis, 1988 Prologue....I sold off both the Premis and the Prelude to get the Prologue. The Prelude and the Premis both had identical...
03-05-14, 11:40 AM
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Posted By andyfloyd

I am a lightweight guy #150...

I am a lightweight guy #150 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=150) or so. I already set the preload to be very soft because i had to do so in order to get the sag...
03-05-14, 10:39 AM
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Posted By andyfloyd

Nice bike you got there, haha. Im looking forward...

Nice bike you got there, haha. Im looking forward to riding mine. I just got a Ano Red 30.8mm post and a new derailleur hanger. Bike should be on the trails in a couple weeks. Gonna also have a SID...
03-05-14, 09:34 AM
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Posted By andyfloyd

It is not the CU92 its Giant's 6061 Aluminum. I...

It is not the CU92 its Giant's 6061 Aluminum. I think the previous model year had the CU92, Im not sure how much of a difference there is between them but the frame is fairly lightweight this bike...
02-28-14, 04:29 PM
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Posted By andyfloyd

Thanks man, its turning out a lot nicer than i...

Thanks man, its turning out a lot nicer than i thought it would. Looking forward to riding it to see if it will be a keeper or not.
02-28-14, 02:43 PM
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Posted By andyfloyd

Just thought I would let you know....I recently...

Just thought I would let you know....I recently aquired a 1993 8700 Composite. Got it for 80 bucks....lol. Its set up as a single speed right now probably will keep it that way. Its the womans new...
02-28-14, 02:34 PM
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Posted By andyfloyd

Still not done with it, but here is a 1997 Giant...

Still not done with it, but here is a 1997 Giant ATX 970 that Im doing a " whatever parts I have in my box-o-parts " build. I think this bike will turn out nicely.
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02-27-14, 02:11 PM
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Posted By andyfloyd

Yes, that bike is AMAZING looking. That has to be...

Yes, that bike is AMAZING looking. That has to be one of the coolest old FS MTB's Ive seen. Well done sir, well done.
02-24-14, 07:01 PM
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Posted By andyfloyd

Well I traded my premis for a 1988 schwinn...

Well I traded my premis for a 1988 schwinn prologue With full ultegra 6600 so it was for an upgrade. I loved the premis though and otherwise would have kept it. I know you love yours.
02-24-14, 09:32 AM
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Posted By andyfloyd

I like the Premis. If I still had mine I would...

I like the Premis. If I still had mine I would have done something similar.
02-19-14, 06:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,563
Posted By andyfloyd

LOL, funny you say that.....there is a reason why...

LOL, funny you say that.....there is a reason why I dont have that bike anymore. I went down on it and I now have scars to prove it. The bike was totally unscathed in the accident. It was my...
02-19-14, 05:25 PM
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Posted By andyfloyd

It looks really bad, but at the same time its...

It looks really bad, but at the same time its kinda nice I bet noone wants to try to steal that!

As far as making your bike into a fixed gear I say go for it. I had a similar PX-10 that sold for...
12-21-13, 07:11 PM
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Posted By andyfloyd

Im still thinking you find the optimal length and...

Im still thinking you find the optimal length and then epoxy the poop out of the lowers and the stanchions will NOT ever move again.
12-21-13, 05:30 PM
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Posted By andyfloyd

That is an interesting idea, you could just...

That is an interesting idea, you could just remove the guts and then epoxy the stanchions so that they cannot physically more anymore. At that point youve ruined that SUS fork but if its something...
12-21-13, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,716
Posted By andyfloyd

Forgot to add.....thats interesting about the...

Forgot to add.....thats interesting about the Simonici frame. Maybe we do have a straight gauge cromoly frame. I actually did a ton of reading and a lot of the Benotto's used Columbus straight gauge...
12-21-13, 02:48 PM
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Views: 8,716
Posted By andyfloyd

No problem man, there isnt a ton of info on the...

No problem man, there isnt a ton of info on the Benotto bikes and its taken me a long time to actually ID my frame because when it came to me it was a repaint and it looked like it had sat outside...
12-21-13, 12:52 PM
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Posted By andyfloyd

I have what I believe to be a Benotto Triathlon /...

I have what I believe to be a Benotto Triathlon / 850 and I turned it into a single speed ride earlier in the year. Ive probably put 500 miles on it and its such a nice riding bike. I know Benotto...
12-07-13, 02:31 PM
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Posted By andyfloyd

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Colnago-Arabesque-frame-Ar...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Colnago-Arabesque-frame-Arabesque-vintage-road-bike-/161169652760?&_trksid=p2056016.l4276

This could be interesting, expensive shipping and the frame has some rust around...
11-14-13, 06:25 PM
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Posted By andyfloyd

Sickest bike I have ever seen. Great find, I wish...

Sickest bike I have ever seen. Great find, I wish we could all be so lucky
11-13-13, 03:55 PM
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Posted By andyfloyd

PICS!!! lol.

PICS!!! lol.
10-25-13, 11:01 AM
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Posted By andyfloyd

That Cimarron is really nice, well done sir. Good...

That Cimarron is really nice, well done sir. Good to know that the old shimano RD's will shift well with the newer indexed stuff.
10-23-13, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,268
Posted By andyfloyd

Dang, I love this bike. The pantographing, the...

Dang, I love this bike. The pantographing, the Sante group....very nice find.
10-22-13, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 979
Posted By andyfloyd

I like it, I had a Lambert last year and it had...

I like it, I had a Lambert last year and it had the very first death fork model. I should have kept that bike it was actually really nice. I like yours a lot...looks 100% better than it did when you...
10-22-13, 10:54 AM
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Posted By andyfloyd

Univegas were lower price but equal in quality to...

Univegas were lower price but equal in quality to the higher priced bikes. I have a 1994 Alpina 5.5 and its a very high quality bike, nice welds, good components, lightweight frame, everything you...
10-12-13, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By andyfloyd

Sounds like a Modelo 800 or 850. Is there a...

Sounds like a Modelo 800 or 850. Is there a tubing sticker on it?
09-23-13, 03:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,389
Posted By andyfloyd

I second the paint pen, it works perfectly and...

I second the paint pen, it works perfectly and its easy to "stay in the lines".
09-23-13, 03:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,725
Posted By andyfloyd

Love that bike, absolutely perfect.

Love that bike, absolutely perfect.
09-19-13, 03:30 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,578
Posted By andyfloyd

I recently built my first fixed gear bike. I took...

I recently built my first fixed gear bike. I took a mid 80s Benotto Modelo frame and stripped it, painted and and went with a 46/16 ratio. It now weighs 21.5lbs and its VERY enjoyable to ride. Here...
09-17-13, 12:09 PM
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Views: 8,578
Posted By andyfloyd

Hey man nice Fixie.

Hey man nice Fixie.
09-16-13, 01:00 PM
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Posted By andyfloyd

I have a nice old 90 on my 76' PX10....very comfy...

I have a nice old 90 on my 76' PX10....very comfy saddle and just looks amazing. I might consider letting it go for the right price....just sayin'.
09-16-13, 12:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,393
Posted By andyfloyd

Sometimes this forum makes me sad, sad that I...

Sometimes this forum makes me sad, sad that I havent found my old Colnago yet. But it will happen....

Neat story on the bike....I think every old vintage bike has a backstory very cool indeed!
09-16-13, 12:12 PM
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Posted By andyfloyd

Im going to guess the bike weighs about 23 lbs....

Im going to guess the bike weighs about 23 lbs. Yea Im curious about the ride do let us know how it rides.
09-16-13, 12:08 PM
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Posted By andyfloyd

Bill that Cannondale is really interesting with...

Bill that Cannondale is really interesting with that fork. I guess it soaks up some road bumps assuming it doesnt have much travel just there to give you a nice smooth ride. I wonder how much...
09-15-13, 02:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,665
Posted By andyfloyd

I use a 46/36 on my Univega Alpina MTB. I have a...

I use a 46/36 on my Univega Alpina MTB. I have a short cage XT Rear with a 8 speed XT 11-28 rear. Its really all the gears you could ever need. The only situation you couldnt handle would be 10*+...
09-13-13, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,262
Posted By andyfloyd

I have seen those U brakes on a Zaskar but like...

I have seen those U brakes on a Zaskar but like someone else said, go with the original Deore.
09-13-13, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 815
Posted By andyfloyd

I have a 1976 PX-10 its a 60cm I believe. It...

I have a 1976 PX-10 its a 60cm I believe. It weighs 23.4 lbs with the original tubular super champion wheelset, Ideale 90 Saddle, SLJ Derailleurs. I thought it would be a little more lightweight than...
09-11-13, 02:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,386
Posted By andyfloyd

yummy....titanium

yummy....titanium
09-07-13, 02:54 PM
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Views: 805
Posted By andyfloyd

That suntour group on the bike is accushift 5000....

That suntour group on the bike is accushift 5000. Its a very well made and durable groupset, I had it on a late 80s schwinn and it was perfect for me.
09-04-13, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 779
Posted By andyfloyd

I have a set on my 1988 schwinn prologue and I've...

I have a set on my 1988 schwinn prologue and I've put probably 200 miles or more on them so far . I love them and so far I've had no need to true the wheels. Plus I love the paired spoke design. I...
09-04-13, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6,470
Views: 1,499,264
Posted By andyfloyd

I too like the voodoo bike. I have that EXACT...

I too like the voodoo bike. I have that EXACT stem on my Specialized FSR. Voodoo stuff is neat.
08-31-13, 05:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,852
Posted By andyfloyd

Perfect.

Perfect.
08-31-13, 04:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,852
Posted By andyfloyd

Dang, I like everybody. I think we all need to...

Dang, I like everybody. I think we all need to get stoned and feel the love!
08-31-13, 03:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,744
Posted By andyfloyd

How does a raw steel 87 Ironman treat your...

How does a raw steel 87 Ironman treat your emotions? Good....Bad....Indifferent? Inquiring minds would like to know.
08-31-13, 02:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,744
Posted By andyfloyd

I know I could powdercoat the bike, but I want a...

I know I could powdercoat the bike, but I want a the raw bare steel look. I havent ever seen anyone else do an Ironman bare steel with decals so I wanted to try something different. I think bare...
08-31-13, 10:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,744
Posted By andyfloyd

You Lucky dog, 90 bucks is insane for such a nice...

You Lucky dog, 90 bucks is insane for such a nice bike. I have a bare frame 87 Expert right now in the garage. The frame has seen better days, and the seattube is splitting from a crack where someone...
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