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05-06-18, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By jdpt

FS Local Brooklyn Trek Antelope 830

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09-05-17, 04:21 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 49,751
Posted By jdpt

Out of all of my bikes, this on gets ridden the...

Out of all of my bikes, this on gets ridden the most.
05-20-17, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7,351
Views: 1,941,420
Posted By jdpt

1988 50th anniversary Paramount with 9 speed Dura...

1988 50th anniversary Paramount with 9 speed Dura Ace. I had the frame restored and painted at Waterford and I'm pretty happy with it.
05-01-17, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By jdpt

Yup I realized that after I posted. Omg I am an...

Yup I realized that after I posted. Omg I am an idiot :D. Thanks! Maybe I should post some pictures of the bike to divert attention away lol.
05-01-17, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By jdpt

1988 Paramount crank issue

Hi All,

I recently had my 1988 Paramount 50th anniversary edition frame restored by Waterford and started the build. I have a Dura Ace 9 speed group set (triple) that I was planning to use. The...
07-26-15, 07:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,986
Posted By jdpt

718cyclery in Brooklyn. 254 3rd Ave, Brooklyn,...

718cyclery in Brooklyn. 254 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, 11215. They got me what I needed to convert a Nishiki Cresta touring bike from drop bars.
05-30-15, 01:42 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 54,098
Posted By jdpt

My c.1984 Gitane Champion (bottom of the lineup)....

My c.1984 Gitane Champion (bottom of the lineup). http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z116/ptclassic/20150530_144125.jpg (http://s193.photobucket.com/user/ptclassic/media/20150530_144125.jpg.html)
05-10-14, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6,492
Views: 1,902,531
Posted By jdpt

I am running Shimano Claris 8 speed STI. ...

I am running Shimano Claris 8 speed STI. Initially I had a lot of difficulty with the FD setup but after reading this thread, I picked up the IRD Alpina FD for STI and it shifts...
03-25-14, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6,492
Views: 1,902,531
Posted By jdpt

370938 Just finishing up this GT Timberline....

370938

Just finishing up this GT Timberline. Going to change the handlebars to short reach, but otherwise the fit it good and it's fun to ride.
03-17-14, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6,492
Views: 1,902,531
Posted By jdpt

Thanks for the reply. Not married to Claris...I...

Thanks for the reply. Not married to Claris...I have the IRD alpina-d front derailleur on the way. If that doesn't work, I may just add a bar end and call it a day. The chainline issue is a bit...
03-17-14, 04:52 AM
Replies: 6,492
Views: 1,902,531
Posted By jdpt

Sweet bike! I am in the process of a drop bar...

Sweet bike! I am in the process of a drop bar conversion on the exact same frame. Can you tell me what crank and front derailleur is working with the STI left shifter? I have Claris 8 speed STI...
08-31-12, 07:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,578
Posted By jdpt

Hi Nickie, Weight loss in a nutshell is less...

Hi Nickie,

Weight loss in a nutshell is less calories in, more calories out. In order to figure out how many calories you need to burn when riding, you first need to know how many calories you...
07-21-12, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,503
Posted By jdpt

Thanks for the replies. At some point I will...

Thanks for the replies. At some point I will replace the rear with a 700c but for now it will stay as is. As far as tires go, I like the paesela panaracers and they come in both sizes.
07-21-12, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,503
Posted By jdpt

48cm Nishiki Cresta front wheel size

Hi All,

I have a question regarding my new to me Nishiki Cresta. It is a 1983 vintage and without checking, I bought 2 new tires in 27x1 1/4 size. When I went to install the front tire, I...
08-13-11, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By jdpt

I like www.loseit.com

I like www.loseit.com
05-23-11, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,724
Posted By jdpt

This is my rain bike so it has gotten a lot of...

This is my rain bike so it has gotten a lot of use lately ;)
05-23-11, 05:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,724
Posted By jdpt

http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z116/ptclassic/...

http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z116/ptclassic/ConeyIslandsunday.jpg

Still have the bike. As you can see I have made some changes: fenders, rack, NOS Suntour bar end shifters, Nitto seat...
Forum: Northeast
05-15-11, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 924
Posted By jdpt

Agree with zacster-lots of old low end 10 speeds...

Agree with zacster-lots of old low end 10 speeds selling in the 300 dollar range. But, when I was there, lots of folks were looking & test riding. I felt torn between being happy for more people...
Forum: Northeast
06-25-10, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By jdpt

If you are willing to go to Brooklyn, Mr. C's...

If you are willing to go to Brooklyn, Mr. C's Cycles has a pretty big showroom. Got my Trek 1200 there. http://http://www.mrccycles.com/bicycles.html
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-10, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,001
Posted By jdpt

Some info: Spandex: DuPont first introduced...

Some info:

Spandex: DuPont first introduced Spandex in 1958. That fiber is now called lycra or lycra spandex. Spandex is a synthetic fiber made of at least 85% polymer polyurethane.

Spandex is...
05-28-10, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 373,627
Posted By jdpt

I run them at 85-90 psi as well. They are rather...

I run them at 85-90 psi as well. They are rather wide but I ride this bike on NYC/Brooklyn streets-lots of potholes, debris etc. and the tires handle it well. I also find it to be a very...
05-28-10, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 373,627
Posted By jdpt

Panaracer Pasela tour guards 27x1 1/4

Panaracer Pasela tour guards 27x1 1/4
05-28-10, 04:15 AM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 373,627
Posted By jdpt

Thanks old's cool! This was an ebay find for...

Thanks old's cool! This was an ebay find for around 180.00 IIRC. Was looking for a commuter/grocerygetter etc. & NY craigslist is a bit ridiculous (pricewise) for older steel bikes. I added on the...
05-27-10, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 373,627
Posted By jdpt

http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z116/ptclassic/...

http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z116/ptclassic/ConeyIslandsunday.jpg

Gran Turismo
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-10, 06:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,419
Posted By jdpt

Clear nail polish over the lettering. Worked on...

Clear nail polish over the lettering. Worked on mine.
04-17-10, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,744
Posted By jdpt

Yellow Jersey carries odd size seat posts. ...

Yellow Jersey carries odd size seat posts. http://www.yellowjersey.org/frogstem.html
Forum: Commuting
08-07-08, 06:28 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,615
Posted By jdpt

Physical the******. You guys keep me in...

Physical the******. You guys keep me in business!:)
09-29-07, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,082
Posted By jdpt

Seeking opinions on fair pricing 1986 centurion Accordo

I have this 1986 Centurion Accordo. It was always a bit too small for me but I was much more flexible 21years ago. I spent around 225.00 to upgrade the shifters, freewheel, brake calipers, add...
08-27-07, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By jdpt

http://www.yellowjersey.org/frogstem.html ...

http://www.yellowjersey.org/frogstem.html

Yellow Jersey has a 24mm post, pretty pricey though.
08-19-07, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 82,498
Posted By jdpt

I have a steel post from an old Peugeot AO8 or...

I have a steel post from an old Peugeot AO8 or UO8-I think it is 23.8 or 24. PM if interested. Needs a clamp.
08-04-07, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 640,693
Posted By jdpt

1983 Univega Gran Turismo. Waiting for a Brooks...

1983 Univega Gran Turismo. Waiting for a Brooks B17, rack, fenders, and barcon installation.
http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z116/ptclassic/Univega.jpg
08-03-07, 07:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,724
Posted By jdpt

Another thing to not love about the frame: only...

Another thing to not love about the frame: only one set of water bottle cage braze ons-seems a little odd for a touring bike......
08-02-07, 12:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,724
Posted By jdpt

The frame is double butted chrome molybdenum, not...

The frame is double butted chrome molybdenum, not a Reynolds sticker. I was actually very surprised that it was rideable out of the box so to speak. I plan to get new tires, brake pads & install...
08-02-07, 12:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,724
Posted By jdpt

Vintage happiness at last! My Ca. 1983 Univega Gran Turismo

Greetings to all, this is my first post to C&V after much lurking:) I just won this beautiful touring bike on ebay last week, paid 171.00 for it (did I do OK?). I've been looking for a steel bike...
08-02-07, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,273
Views: 106,150
Posted By jdpt

test ...

test http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z116/ptclassic/Univega.jpg
Forum: Northeast
02-16-07, 05:12 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 24,220
Posted By jdpt

Me too please :)

Me too please :)
Replies: 6
Views: 1,337
Posted By jdpt

1. B17 standard 2. Terry Liberator,...

1. B17 standard

2. Terry Liberator, Saddleco Flow, Fizik Vitesse

3. Fizik Vitesse

4. Much much! Although the Saddleco Flow (mesh saddle) was very comfortable, it was not durable
12-31-06, 05:12 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 48,033
Posted By jdpt

Name: Lori Age: 45 Height/Weight: 5'5" 167...

Name: Lori
Age: 45
Height/Weight: 5'5" 167 lbs
What bike do you currently ride? Trek 1200c, Centurion Accordo for commuting, Schwinn Suburban for errands.
How long have you been riding? I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-06, 10:09 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 10,464
Posted By jdpt

Gap

I'm going to be on the platform at 4:30 @ GAP. I'm not sure what distance I'll be doing but I am sure I am too slow to hang with the group so I'll probably ride solo. I'm just happy to not ride the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-06, 03:07 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 10,464
Posted By jdpt

Grand Army Plaza Station

I vote for the Grand Army Plaza station on the corner of Flatbush Ave & Plaza Street. The GAP station has a few entrances; I'm thinking of the entrance on the Prospect Park side of Flatbush Ave by...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-06, 04:48 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 10,464
Posted By jdpt

Ah! I've been exposed! I used to manage a...

Ah! I've been exposed! I used to manage a rehabilitation department in a long term care facility.:)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-06, 03:49 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 10,464
Posted By jdpt

110th Street 2/3 subway station

I spoke to someone at TA today & they verified that the 110th Street 2/3 station is bicycle accessible.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-06, 04:06 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 10,464
Posted By jdpt

Taking the 2 or 3 train

I'm going in by train, the 2 or 3 from the Grand Army Plaza station. Blue Trek 1200c, orange helmet.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-06, 08:18 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 10,464
Posted By jdpt

Anyone taking the subway from Brooklyn? I'm a...

Anyone taking the subway from Brooklyn? I'm a little leary of taking the train alone at such an early hour (been mugged before). I'm near the 2 & 3 Grand Army Plaza line. Would love some company!...
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