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04-02-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 464
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Posted By kaliayev

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1200/08_06_13_1450_faa8a33a8e6aca83f5b4922346e145d67c9a125e.jpg
1990 750.
07-02-16, 09:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,928
Posted By kaliayev

Thanks for those great examples of powdercoating...

Thanks for those great examples of powdercoating SquidPuppet. Always funny to hear from the naysayers who think their experts on the subject.
05-02-16, 02:08 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 91,241
Posted By kaliayev

OK that makes sense. Was I also mistaken about...

OK that makes sense. Was I also mistaken about the design only aspect. All three of those guys are/were highly skilled builders.
04-16-16, 09:20 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 91,241
Posted By kaliayev

From what I have read Kellogg, Redcay, and...

From what I have read Kellogg, Redcay, and Stevenson only designed for the signature series at Ross. Bikes were built in the far east. I could be mistaken. Still nice bike you have there.
04-03-16, 01:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,218
Posted By kaliayev

The Wazoo is a great frame. Looks like one of the...

The Wazoo is a great frame. Looks like one of the California builds.
Forum: Commuting
12-06-15, 10:10 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 14,735
Posted By kaliayev

Machinist for Honeywell Aerospace.

Machinist for Honeywell Aerospace.
Forum: Commuting
12-06-15, 10:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,299
Posted By kaliayev

Hybrids can be really comfy IMHO. Like any bike...

Hybrids can be really comfy IMHO. Like any bike the setup is important as is the intended purpose. My Trek 750 is great for picking up groceries, slow rides with my daughter, and to grab for a short...
09-27-15, 06:19 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 37,951
Posted By kaliayev

Agree, lots of work ahead, but that space has...

Agree, lots of work ahead, but that space has awesome potential. I look forward to seeing what LostA does with it.
08-09-15, 01:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,247
Posted By kaliayev

Where do you live that $200 would be the going...

Where do you live that $200 would be the going price for that Zurich?
07-18-15, 07:56 AM
06-02-15, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By kaliayev

Why start two threads today on this?

Why start two threads today on this?
03-13-15, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 2,253,970
Posted By kaliayev

I have my '78 Trek TX700 built with 10 speed...

I have my '78 Trek TX700 built with 10 speed STIs. Probably older out there.
Forum: Commuting
02-24-15, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 957
Posted By kaliayev

I wonder how he did this morning? I live about 60...

I wonder how he did this morning? I live about 60 miles NE of Cincinnati and it was -14 when I left for work.
01-31-15, 10:26 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 12,589
Posted By kaliayev

Naw, you have no need of sitting alone. Check out...

Naw, you have no need of sitting alone. Check out the http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/361558-retro-roadies-old-frames-sti-s-ergos.html thread. 175 pages and going strong.
Forum: Commuting
01-10-15, 12:15 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 14,735
Posted By kaliayev

Machinist, Honeywell Aerospace.

Machinist, Honeywell Aerospace.
11-26-14, 01:20 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,809
Posted By kaliayev

Bummer about the bike. Pretty lucky to come out...

Bummer about the bike. Pretty lucky to come out of it as well as you did considering such a crash. Heal soon!
11-26-14, 12:37 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,551
Posted By kaliayev

It may have not devalued the name, but Colnago...

It may have not devalued the name, but Colnago has had it's share of quality issues in the past. Especially in the late 70's to early 80's when they started to use sub contractors. I saw one of these...
11-23-14, 11:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,328
Posted By kaliayev

Paul Components has been making a long reach and...

Paul Components has been making a long reach and medium reach version of the Mafac racer for a while
11-13-14, 11:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,085
Posted By kaliayev

Pretty cool 3D print café opened in Dayton, OH....

Pretty cool 3D print café opened in Dayton, OH. Said to be first of it's kind, but suspect these are going up all over.

Unique Cafe Allowing Diners to Create Using 3D Printers - WKEF-TV ABC 22...
11-11-14, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 2,253,970
Posted By kaliayev

Really nice job on the RB-1.

Really nice job on the RB-1.
11-10-14, 02:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,551
Posted By kaliayev

:thumb: Awesome bike Dfrost. I have been...

:thumb:

Awesome bike Dfrost. I have been looking for a Performance for a while.:thumb:
11-10-14, 10:41 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 21,455
Posted By kaliayev

Ha ha. I was thinking the same thing. I am a fan...

Ha ha. I was thinking the same thing. I am a fan of Sachs' work, but red is one of my least favourite colours.
11-09-14, 11:07 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,551
Posted By kaliayev

Actually you have misquoted me several times as...

Actually you have misquoted me several times as common for trolls. I said "seem to hold their value pretty well". It is pretty relative to ones own opinion. Yours of which I could not give a rats...
11-08-14, 09:18 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,551
Posted By kaliayev

Well, Uncle Troll, I am saying comparatively...

Well, Uncle Troll, I am saying comparatively speaking Klein's hold their value as well as many other manufactures bikes. You do realize that Klein made high end and low end bikes, so your example is...
11-08-14, 02:23 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,551
Posted By kaliayev

1)It does not take much searching to find like...

1)It does not take much searching to find like results with most manufacturers.
2)I don't know anyone who uses that rag to actually value a bike or frame.
3)Check out ebay sold items if you really...
11-08-14, 07:34 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,551
Posted By kaliayev

And that means what??

And that means what??
11-08-14, 02:05 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,551
Posted By kaliayev

They seem to hold their value pretty well.

They seem to hold their value pretty well.
11-08-14, 12:26 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 24,898
Posted By kaliayev

Really depends on the hybrid. For instance I have...

Really depends on the hybrid. For instance I have a '90 Trek 750 and it has the same geometry as the 520 for that year. The stays are not terribly long at 43cm. Room to put 700X50 tires.
11-05-14, 07:59 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 21,455
Posted By kaliayev

Along with a couple of guys up top, I'd add Peter...

Along with a couple of guys up top, I'd add Peter Mooney and Bill Davidson to my short list.
10-29-14, 12:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,555
Posted By kaliayev

Tooling is expensive and that value is passed to...

Tooling is expensive and that value is passed to the consumer. If you make 10 million of A and 1 million of B the cost passed on to B is going to be greater. Go price a custom made carbon bike frame...
10-29-14, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,285
Posted By kaliayev

You can go with 48/38 gears on 7700 cranks. That...

You can go with 48/38 gears on 7700 cranks. That is what I am using on one of my bikes.
10-17-14, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,470
Posted By kaliayev

Hi-ten.

Hi-ten.
10-17-14, 01:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,451
Posted By kaliayev

Congrats on the bike. I found a '78 TX700 frame...

Congrats on the bike. I found a '78 TX700 frame set a couple of years ago. The paint was in rough shape so I had it powder coated and built it up with a modern ten speed drivetrain. Awesome bike and...
10-13-14, 06:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,798
Posted By kaliayev

I guess it depends on how broad you define...

I guess it depends on how broad you define iconic. If vintage touring bike = iconic, then yes you are right.
10-12-14, 01:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,798
Posted By kaliayev

I'd do what ever made you the happiest with it....

I'd do what ever made you the happiest with it. Nice frame, but calling it iconic a bit lofty.
09-25-14, 10:05 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,010
Posted By kaliayev

Says the dude who gets all his arguments from...

Says the dude who gets all his arguments from Wikipedia.
09-25-14, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,206
Posted By kaliayev

Old news. Even older than this thread.

Old news. Even older than this thread.
09-21-14, 09:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,221
Posted By kaliayev

Looks like the '86 did up grade the fork to CrMo....

Looks like the '86 did up grade the fork to CrMo.

http://sheldonbrown.com/bridgestone/1986/images/13-bridgestone-500.jpg

With a Shimano 600EX drivetrain it's a nice upper mid-level bike.
09-21-14, 09:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,221
Posted By kaliayev

1985 500: Triple butted main tubes, hi-ten fork....

1985 500: Triple butted main tubes, hi-ten fork. Not sure about the stays. Might have changed in different years.



http://www.sheldonbrown.com/bridgestone/1985/images/09-bridgestone-500.jpg
09-21-14, 09:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,221
Posted By kaliayev

Also if it is plain gauge 4130 there is a...

Also if it is plain gauge 4130 there is a reasonable chance the stays and fork are hi-ten.
09-21-14, 09:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,221
Posted By kaliayev

Ishiwata made bike tubes not unlike Reynolds,...

Ishiwata made bike tubes not unlike Reynolds, Columbus, or Tange. Their tubing line-up ranged from high end to low end. Does your frame have a tubing decal?
09-21-14, 02:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,221
Posted By kaliayev

Thanks for the update Lester. I was under the...

Thanks for the update Lester. I was under the impression that they had closed or like Fuji and many other Japanese bike manufacturers had moved production offshore. Good on them for keeping the flame...
09-21-14, 02:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,221
Posted By kaliayev

Bridgestone made bikes before and after Peterson....

Bridgestone made bikes before and after Peterson. Bridgestone's decision to stop building bikes had more to do with the demise of Japanese made bikes and their failure to compete with other markets,...
09-21-14, 12:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,221
Posted By kaliayev

Grant Peterson designed Bridgestone bikes have a...

Grant Peterson designed Bridgestone bikes have a cult following. Kind of a poor man's Rivendell. Prices seem to be at a premium right now especially for the higher end frames.
09-07-14, 07:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,273
Posted By kaliayev

I've seen those on older Trek mountain bikes, but...

I've seen those on older Trek mountain bikes, but never on one of their hybrids.
08-28-14, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By kaliayev

If you like 48/36 and don't need the granny gear...

If you like 48/36 and don't need the granny gear use a compact double with those gears. Use a double FD and a 9 speed mountain RD with 10 speed STIs or bar ends.
08-09-14, 12:07 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 29,691
Posted By kaliayev

A really light set of clincher tires like...

A really light set of clincher tires like Veloflex weight 180g each. Even if you you use some light weight tubes like Bontrager XXX your still looking at 460g right there. A 1520g frame is about what...
08-02-14, 08:25 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,710
Posted By kaliayev

So he must personally know a lot of frame...

So he must personally know a lot of frame builders. Did he also ask them if ridding new steel is a nice way to advertise their product?
08-02-14, 08:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,330
Posted By kaliayev

Why is that? Can you tell when carbon components...

Why is that? Can you tell when carbon components will fail?
08-02-14, 05:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,330
Posted By kaliayev

Yep. If carbon is ready to fail there is little...

Yep. If carbon is ready to fail there is little chance of discovering it until it does.
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