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02-22-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,731
Posted By yuoil

Thank you for both of your responses! ...

Thank you for both of your responses!

fietsbob, I did see Seth Bell's review and it was one of the ones that made me consider that maybe I wanted a BFD at all. I think his use is more rugged and...
02-17-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,731
Posted By yuoil

Surly Big Fat Dummy or Regular Big Dummy Inquiry

Hi Utility Cycling forum!

Over the last couple years I've been desiring a longtail cargo bike. I was considering an Xtracycle but while researching I came to the conclusion that a Big Dummy would...
02-06-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,467
Posted By yuoil

Interesting designs hotbike. I like the cargo...

Interesting designs hotbike. I like the cargo area inside the fairing. Intelligent multipurposing of space if you wanted a fairing for your bicycle.
01-24-19, 10:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 870
Posted By yuoil

Thanks for sharing. You Fuji looks very nice and...

Thanks for sharing. You Fuji looks very nice and clean for its age and should be a great ride. Fuji has always impressed me with high ride quality throughout their model line. I’d recommend new tires...
07-01-18, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By yuoil

PMed on the shifters.

PMed on the shifters.
03-16-18, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By yuoil

Sorry for the delayed response. Blizzard took out...

Sorry for the delayed response. Blizzard took out my power and then the router and modem for dessert!

Thank you all for the helpful advice. I am always humbled by the knowledge here.

Velobase...
03-12-18, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By yuoil

Was the Stronglight Delta produced in 1" x 24tpi ISO or are all the 24tpi Italian?

Howdy CV Folks!

I'm trying to dig up a Stronglight Delta headset in ISO 1x24 tpi 60 degree pitch and it seems they are all labeled 1x24f or French. I'm probably incorrect, but isn't 1x24f the...
11-25-17, 08:25 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,721
Posted By yuoil

Really like this frame. Cool build out.

Really like this frame. Cool build out.
01-04-17, 08:43 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,827
Posted By yuoil

I haven't read the thread. I skimmed it and it...

I haven't read the thread. I skimmed it and it seems to have derailed.

I have a 1997 Steel Gary fisher that has seen hundreds of hours of sandy, salty (New England) abuse and has minimal rust....
01-04-17, 08:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,177
Posted By yuoil

To answer the OP, I believe he's on a mid level...

To answer the OP, I believe he's on a mid level Peugeot. Perhaps a P10 or P10S from Early-Mid 80s based on the headbadge (as blurry as it is) and looks like plastic Simplex downtube shift levers. Any...
12-19-16, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,910
Posted By yuoil

I suspect too small unfortunately. Especially...

I suspect too small unfortunately. Especially since I think this frame was designed around handlebar height being around saddle height with the saddle only extended out of the frame a few inches. I...
12-17-16, 04:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,910
Posted By yuoil

If this was closer to my size I'd buy it. I'm so...

If this was closer to my size I'd buy it. I'm so tempted anyway. I love older English stuff. Sun isn't a brand you see frequently.
12-16-16, 07:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,910
Posted By yuoil

Echoing the totally cool response you've gotten...

Echoing the totally cool response you've gotten so far. I think this may have had a 4 speed hub originally?
11-30-16, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By yuoil

Got my saddle today. I can't wait to use it!...

Got my saddle today. I can't wait to use it! Thank you.
11-26-16, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By yuoil

Mike, you get first dibs if I decide it's not up...

Mike, you get first dibs if I decide it's not up my alley. Discounted of course since it'll be used then!
11-26-16, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By yuoil

What the heck, I'll try the Berthoud. Paypal...

What the heck, I'll try the Berthoud. Paypal incoming.
11-26-16, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,099
Posted By yuoil

With such a long head tube I thought it was a...

With such a long head tube I thought it was a larger bike! Good luck with trade. Beautiful bike.
10-23-16, 06:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,432
Posted By yuoil

Are the top tubes around 58cm center to center on...

Are the top tubes around 58cm center to center on all these bikes? They're very alluring.
10-22-16, 06:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,432
Posted By yuoil

Any chance of original resolution pictures hosted...

Any chance of original resolution pictures hosted somewhere?
09-13-16, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 781
Posted By yuoil

I only have the 10mm ones, exactly same but for...

I only have the 10mm ones, exactly same but for 10mm axle. You need cones for a 9 mm axle right? I'll keep looking for you though.
09-10-16, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 781
Posted By yuoil

Did you need one or two?

Did you need one or two?
09-10-16, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By yuoil

Cry, wrong size. I've wanted one of these...

Cry, wrong size. I've wanted one of these forever. Great shape. GLWS
09-08-16, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,278
Posted By yuoil

Can you stretch it to 175 or 180mm? These are...

Can you stretch it to 175 or 180mm? These are always so short. Great condition here...
09-04-16, 05:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,064
Posted By yuoil

The Vilano is not anything similar to the...

The Vilano is not anything similar to the Specialized your BIL has. It's just new and shaped similarly, but otherwise significantly more cheaply made intended to be purchased mostly on a whim by...
09-04-16, 05:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By yuoil

Very cool! I have wanted to get out and see this...

Very cool! I have wanted to get out and see this place for a while now. Thank you for the pictures.
09-03-16, 05:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,064
Posted By yuoil

No the Centurion is probably a better bike and...

No the Centurion is probably a better bike and you will have to assemble and adjust the Vilano. What is wrong with the Centurion?
09-03-16, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 781
Posted By yuoil

I probably have the wheels mfg cone new at work....

I probably have the wheels mfg cone new at work. If nothing shows up by Tuesday I will check for you if you would like.
08-13-16, 05:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By yuoil

Wow I caused all sorts of problems!

Wow I caused all sorts of problems!
08-12-16, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By yuoil

Cyclone gone? Can't see pictures without a...

Cyclone gone? Can't see pictures without a password for me. I don't have that account I guess. Any idea if the cockpit 2 bars are 25.4 or 26.0?
06-29-16, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,517
Posted By yuoil

Besides the tires looks basically new. Wow.

Besides the tires looks basically new. Wow.
06-29-16, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By yuoil

That trek in the link looks just like my 85 410...

That trek in the link looks just like my 85 410 which is made from True Temper CroMo with some campy and decent wheels. $50? geez. Great buy if you're local... Looks like Shimano shifters on it...
06-07-16, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By yuoil

Very nice frame. Interesting history I had no...

Very nice frame. Interesting history I had no idea. Seems very well made. The lack of demand for Made in Japan explains the very limited size options I suppose. Good luck with sale!
04-03-16, 05:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,759
Posted By yuoil

Any chance you'd give us the serial and top tube...

Any chance you'd give us the serial and top tube length? The paint looks very well taken care of.
03-28-16, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By yuoil

I like the color you chose! Can you stretch it...

I like the color you chose! Can you stretch it 4-6cm? Nice price too.
03-08-16, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,896
Posted By yuoil

Wow. I wish it were bigger! That's beautiful. I...

Wow. I wish it were bigger! That's beautiful. I don't think I've seen one for sale before.
02-26-16, 06:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 841
Posted By yuoil

Wheels are not for sale? Saturae rims to...

Wheels are not for sale? Saturae rims to specialized hubs? What's the frame size?
02-07-16, 11:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,126
Posted By yuoil

So is this bike the same lineage as the black one...

So is this bike the same lineage as the black one you posted about? What is the difference besides the uncommon hub and different cosmetics?

A friend showed me a bike very similar to your black...
02-03-16, 04:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,447
Posted By yuoil

Matt the poster got here today and it is...

Matt the poster got here today and it is fantastic! It will get a nice frame and I'll be looking for the next poster. I should have gotten two! Going to send you a little extra to cover the shipping...
01-09-16, 10:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,543
Posted By yuoil

I didn't read the whole thread, but the 2016...

I didn't read the whole thread, but the 2016 Tiagra is very high quality. Basically the same as 105. Last year it wasn't nearly as good. Has the 3d chainrings and everything. Looks great to boot....
01-09-16, 10:55 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,321
Posted By yuoil

You may be over training. Do you give yourself...

You may be over training. Do you give yourself rest days or just take the weekend off? If you're going the same speed about that you started at don't worry. It takes a few months to get conditioned....
11-18-15, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By yuoil

I agree you'll need a long cage, though I...

I agree you'll need a long cage, though I wouldn't be terribly surprised if the Sachs Huret had worked with a smaller range cassette indexed. I'll see what I have laying around tomorrow but I can't...
11-18-15, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,997
Posted By yuoil

I've had the same bike since new and mine has a 1...

I've had the same bike since new and mine has a 1 1/8" threaded steerer and came with Alivio cranks, hubs, cassette, cantilever brakes, front and rear derailleurs with sram SRT 400 grip shift and...
10-28-15, 08:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,704
Posted By yuoil

Wow, Never seen one of these before. Very nice...

Wow, Never seen one of these before. Very nice blend of USA/Italian/Japanese.
10-27-15, 08:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,283
Posted By yuoil

I love both of these bikes. I never see them in...

I love both of these bikes. I never see them in this size and they're always beat to heck!
10-24-15, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 836
Posted By yuoil

Very interesting bike, but so small. :( ...

Very interesting bike, but so small. :(

What's going to happen to that Dawes?
10-05-15, 07:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,458
Posted By yuoil

Just so you know, the "higher end" version from...

Just so you know, the "higher end" version from Amazon isn't significantly better than the walmart one. Just more $.
09-23-15, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By yuoil

hmmm....

hmmm....
09-20-15, 08:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,053
Posted By yuoil

if you keep repairing the bike yourself you'll...

if you keep repairing the bike yourself you'll eventually gain more confidence.
09-07-15, 09:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,025
Posted By yuoil

What I do on my commuter bike is when I install a...

What I do on my commuter bike is when I install a new cassette I get four new chains. I ride about 150 miles/week on this bike, so every two weeks I change the chain and I keep them in little baggies...
09-07-15, 09:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,279
Posted By yuoil

Very true. Especially if it was 65 miles of...

Very true. Especially if it was 65 miles of climbing with 65 miles of elevation gain. ;)
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