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08-17-17, 10:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,020
Posted By vonfilm

Beautiful 970, it really pops in that color. ...

Beautiful 970, it really pops in that color.

Trek 9xx usually go for $100-150 around here. I was lucky to get a nice lugged 930 for $40 with flat tires out at the edge of town.

I have seen...
07-15-17, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,207
Posted By vonfilm

Quick, just 4 more.

Quick, just 4 more.
07-15-17, 07:15 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,243
Posted By vonfilm

In 1989 I had some extra money in my pocket and I...

In 1989 I had some extra money in my pocket and I decided to get the racing bike that I always wanted but could not afford. A local dealer sold Davidson bicycles and I thought they were exquisite....
07-15-17, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,207
Posted By vonfilm

We must have a picture of your 1991 Trek 750.

We must have a picture of your 1991 Trek 750.
07-14-17, 10:56 PM
07-07-17, 09:54 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,346
Posted By vonfilm

Schwinn Super Sport is a name that promises a lot.

Schwinn Super Sport is a name that promises a lot.
07-05-17, 09:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,434
Posted By vonfilm

I search CL regularly for a Circuit in my...

I search CL regularly for a Circuit in my size.They must be fairly rare as I have never seen one around here.
07-02-17, 09:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,540
Posted By vonfilm

You might consider a Nitto Technomic stem to...

You might consider a Nitto Technomic stem to raise the bars up and bar end shifters which are more convenient to use. The drop bars provide more hand positions which are more comfortable in the long...
06-28-17, 09:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,792
Posted By vonfilm

Amazing condition. Great catch.

Amazing condition. Great catch.
06-22-17, 06:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By vonfilm

Read the bikes for sale section of your local...

Read the bikes for sale section of your local Craigslist completely every few days to get an idea of your local market. Check out your local bicycle co-op to see what low and no cost ways they have...
06-21-17, 08:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,736
Posted By vonfilm

I would love to have a new Panasonic frameset. It...

I would love to have a new Panasonic frameset. It is a great thing that it is still possible to get a new classic steel frameset from Mercian, Masi, Tommasini, and others. Maybe once before I die....
06-21-17, 04:27 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,926
Posted By vonfilm

My wife and son are driving back now from...

My wife and son are driving back now from orientation at Tech. They report that the campus is indeed enormous and a bicycle will be vital. I think that I have his bike finished and ready to go. Not...
06-14-17, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,239
Posted By vonfilm

That's the ticket. How do you like it? What...

That's the ticket.

How do you like it? What components are on it? Do you know how much it weighs?
06-14-17, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,239
Posted By vonfilm

Yes, My 93 930 is lugged double-butted True...

Yes, My 93 930 is lugged double-butted True Temper Chrome Moly.

I want to learn about other's experience with the lighter TIG welded Trek mountain bikes and hybrids that were built 1994 and later.
06-13-17, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 976
Posted By vonfilm

I had a pearl white PFN10 for a while. It was a...

I had a pearl white PFN10 for a while.
It was a little big for me, but it was a wonderful ride.
06-13-17, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,239
Posted By vonfilm

I have edited my initial post to broaden the...

I have edited my initial post to broaden the criteria and get a bigger response.

I am looking to acquire one of these and they seem to be fairly rare. I would like to learn more about these...
06-11-17, 10:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,542
Posted By vonfilm

I have overpaid for the bikes that I have...

I have overpaid for the bikes that I have purchased and not gotten enough for the bikes that I have sold.
06-10-17, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,471
Posted By vonfilm

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4205/35185195396_695...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4205/35185195396_6954ac5484_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VBcjKW)Lumix 25mm f1.7-93 Trek 930 Singletrack (https://flic.kr/p/VBcjKW) by vonfilm...
06-10-17, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,471
Posted By vonfilm

Faded Glory

I got a new lens for my birthday, a Lumix 25mm f1.7 for my old Panasonic GF1. So I thought I would try a post some better pictures of the sun-faded Electric Plum patina of the beater 1993 Trek 930...
06-10-17, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,239
Posted By vonfilm

Show your Trek True Temper TIG Welded MTB's and Hybrids

I love my lugged 91 750 Multitrack and 93 930 Singletrack, but I would love to see everyone's later, lighter Treks with the TIG Welded True Temper Triple,Double, and Custom Butted Chrome Moly frames....
06-10-17, 03:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,115
Posted By vonfilm

This is the crux of the matter.

This is the crux of the matter.
06-03-17, 12:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,654
Posted By vonfilm

My favorite LBS is in an old building in a north...

My favorite LBS is in an old building in a north central Austin neighborhood called Hyde Park. The guys there are always friendly, helpful and their prices are fair. They know how to work on old...
06-03-17, 05:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,170
Posted By vonfilm

Go make an offer.

Go make an offer.
05-30-17, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,384
Posted By vonfilm

Wow! That cleaned up nicely.

Wow! That cleaned up nicely.
05-28-17, 05:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,586
Posted By vonfilm

Fillet Brazing Chrome Stays and Forks Chromed...

Fillet Brazing
Chrome Stays and Forks
Chromed Frames
Black Chrome
Suntour Derailleurs
Accushift
05-25-17, 09:56 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 43,310
Posted By vonfilm

TenGrainBread, I love the look of your Trek with...

TenGrainBread, I love the look of your Trek with the drop bars. I have that Sunlite stem on order for my 93 930 with the sun-faded Electric Plum paint. I am thinking about some SR drops with Ultegra...
05-25-17, 09:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,721
Posted By vonfilm

I love the older Super Sports with a chrome fork....

I love the older Super Sports with a chrome fork. I can't wait to see it all cleaned up.
05-24-17, 09:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,409
Posted By vonfilm

I appreciate all the responses. I am still trying...

I appreciate all the responses. I am still trying to decide what to do. I am not very well set up to fabricate sheet metal. I may end up taking the rack off my Trek 750 if I can't figure out how to...
05-21-17, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,178
Posted By vonfilm

cute little thing

cute little thing
05-21-17, 08:35 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 43,310
Posted By vonfilm

What stem do you have on there now and where did...

What stem do you have on there now and where did you get it?
05-20-17, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,409
Posted By vonfilm

Mount Pletscher Rack on braze on bosses ?

Any ideas on how to mount a 70's Pletscher "rat trap" rack using the braze-on bosses that came on my 1993 Trek 930 Single Track. I don't want to use the old clamp on mounts that scratch up the upper...
05-19-17, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,157
Posted By vonfilm

That is a beautiful Trek. It looks like new. I...

That is a beautiful Trek. It looks like new. I would be curious to how much it weighs. I love my black 91 750 Multitrack.
05-18-17, 03:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,235
Posted By vonfilm

What size frame is this?

What size frame is this?
05-16-17, 06:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,326
Posted By vonfilm

Every bike that I have sold(Tempo, Super Sport,...

Every bike that I have sold(Tempo, Super Sport, PFN10, Gitane Super Corsa, Davidson Impulse, Alpina 5.5, etc.)has been bought by a young man in his twenties. I think their will continue to be a good...
05-15-17, 09:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,062
Posted By vonfilm

I am 59 now and did not cycle until I was 7. It...

I am 59 now and did not cycle until I was 7. It was a red Western Flyer.
05-14-17, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,846
Posted By vonfilm

Yes, way too small for you. I would think you...

Yes, way too small for you. I would think you need a 58 or 59cm. Strip the frame of everything except the headset and maybe the bottom bracket. Sell the frame/fork in C&V Sales Forum here.
05-13-17, 10:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,846
Posted By vonfilm

realperson, how tall are you?

realperson, how tall are you?
05-13-17, 10:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,846
Posted By vonfilm

Keep your grandfather's Super Sport if it fits...

Keep your grandfather's Super Sport if it fits you. It is better and lighter than a World Sport and will last just as long. Transfer the best items from the World Sport to the Super Sport. Sell the...
05-11-17, 07:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,945
Posted By vonfilm

It looks great with those big skinwalls.

It looks great with those big skinwalls.
05-09-17, 09:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,148
Posted By vonfilm

Suntour VX- GT if you can find one.

Suntour VX- GT if you can find one.
05-09-17, 09:06 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,926
Posted By vonfilm

CB750, you are right about those grips. They are...

CB750, you are right about those grips. They are rather cheap looking. I am fighting an urge to install drop bars and bar end shifters.
05-09-17, 08:15 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,926
Posted By vonfilm

At this moment my plan is for him to take the $40...

At this moment my plan is for him to take the $40 Trek 930 to college. Hopefully I can resist the urge to make changes to it.
05-09-17, 08:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,866
Posted By vonfilm

I had a Petscher rack installed on my 73 Schwinn...

I had a Petscher rack installed on my 73 Schwinn Super Sport before I rode it home from the dealer.
05-09-17, 07:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,160
Posted By vonfilm

One will never be fully satisfied with a bike...

One will never be fully satisfied with a bike that doesn't fit. That has not stopped me from buying a lot of bikes that almost fit.

My 58cm 1986 Schwinn Peloton is the best fitting bike I have...
05-09-17, 06:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,600
Posted By vonfilm

I bet there are only a few that own Cinelli...

I bet there are only a few that own Cinelli mountain bikes.
05-09-17, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,632
Posted By vonfilm

If you do choose alloy cranks, a nice set of TAs,...

If you do choose alloy cranks, a nice set of TAs, Stronglights, or Nervar Stars would be appropos.[/QUOTE]

This
05-09-17, 04:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,632
Posted By vonfilm

My, that is a pretty mixte. What is the frame...

My, that is a pretty mixte. What is the frame made of?
05-08-17, 07:15 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,926
Posted By vonfilm

Would you advocate the use of your bicycles as...

Would you advocate the use of your bicycles as community property?
05-08-17, 07:14 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,926
Posted By vonfilm

Thanks Velocivixen. He has seen it. I have not...

Thanks Velocivixen. He has seen it. I have not been able to get him to try it out yet.
05-07-17, 10:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,504
Posted By vonfilm

This should be a sticky and right at the top. Let...

This should be a sticky and right at the top. Let us keep it bumped up to the top until that time comes.
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