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01-02-14, 02:35 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 44,798
Posted By Orrery

Looks great!! Any additional details on the make...

Looks great!! Any additional details on the make of the front rack? I'm looking for something very similar.
12-29-13, 03:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,663
Posted By Orrery

Beautiful! Never seen one in person but always...

Beautiful! Never seen one in person but always enjoy ogling pictures of the work of the local master. Great score.
12-14-13, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,523,223
Posted By Orrery

Want: Shimano right side bar end shifter pod; 110...

Want: Shimano right side bar end shifter pod; 110 bcd double crankset (Sugino, Ritchey, etc)

Have: TA crank arms(English threaded), ITM stem, lots of parts.
11-19-13, 10:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,404
Posted By Orrery

Gorgeous frame, I love Mercians. Looks to be...

Gorgeous frame, I love Mercians. Looks to be around my size as well. I'll be following with interest.

Maybe a vintage TA/Stronglight 50.4 bcd wide range double would get you the gearing you want...
10-27-13, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By Orrery

Aha, thanks gentlemen for getting to the bottom...

Aha, thanks gentlemen for getting to the bottom of this. Appreciate your experience. Also thanks for making some nice bikes! I love my '83 Trek.
10-26-13, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By Orrery

Thanks for your opinions. Still thinking about...

Thanks for your opinions. Still thinking about it. Steerer is likely too long and would need to be cut down, I suppose I could switch to threadless or try to have the threading continued

On the...
10-26-13, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By Orrery

Very true, the seller appears forthcoming and...

Very true, the seller appears forthcoming and willing to back it up. I suppose the only way to know for sure would be to sand down the paint and see what is underneath. Would just prefer not to deal...
10-26-13, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By Orrery

Need some good eyes, paint ridge or crack on this fork?

You are not my framebuilder, but what to you guys think about this fork...
10-23-13, 09:28 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 35,753
Posted By Orrery

^Yeah pretty cool. I have a pair of Velox...

^Yeah pretty cool.

I have a pair of Velox from eBay that I use. Kind of want the Grand Bois ones from Compass cycles.
10-10-13, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,110
Posted By Orrery

^Thanks. Your Nishiki is gorgeous and one of the...

^Thanks. Your Nishiki is gorgeous and one of the inspirations for my build. I will likely order some of the longer struts and give it a shot.
10-10-13, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,304
Posted By Orrery

I'd never heard of it until recently. Velo...

I'd never heard of it until recently. Velo Orange has some info here http://velo-orange.blogspot.com/2006/03/pass-hunting_20.html

To quote,
"Living in the almost flat little coastal city of...
10-10-13, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,304
Posted By Orrery

That sounds very cool, it must be a beautiful...

That sounds very cool, it must be a beautiful area and pass hunting sounds like a lot of fun.

I recently built up a rando type rig from a '83 Trek 620 also spaced 126mm in the rear using a dynamo...
10-09-13, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,110
Posted By Orrery

Thanks, I did this and it works a bit better. It...

Thanks, I did this and it works a bit better. It looks a smidge funny without the bag but the mounted bag is actually more level, so I suppose I'll keep it this way.

Of course, clumsy stupid me...
10-09-13, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,110
Posted By Orrery

Thanks. That should work although depending how...

Thanks. That should work although depending how much I add I may need longer struts.




Interesting idea. I'd have to try but it may interfere with the fender.

The light is an iq cyo senso....
10-09-13, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,110
Posted By Orrery

Calling all Nitto Front Rack Experts - advice needed

I have a Nitto M18 mounted on my 83 Trek 600 to hold a small handlebar bag.

It is a small frame, 21'', and the rack without anything bent looks like this:
...
10-09-13, 09:15 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,972
Posted By Orrery

I mounted a Cygolite to the seatstay rack boss on...

I mounted a Cygolite to the seatstay rack boss on my '83 Trek. Looks a bit more 'integrated' that way. I always use steady mode and leave it there unless I lock it up outside (rarely). Still need to...
10-07-13, 09:05 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,241
Posted By Orrery

+1. Especially love 105SC. Have a touring bike...

+1. Especially love 105SC. Have a touring bike coming my way with 7 speed Deore DX/LX, looking forward to trying those.
10-06-13, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 974,994
Posted By Orrery

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2818/10120503545_a11...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2818/10120503545_a1133c4d45_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/69650439@N03/10120503545/)

Italian content; carb-loading
10-05-13, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14,880
Views: 3,619,893
Posted By Orrery

1996 Basso Gap from C/L -- got a decent deal....

1996 Basso Gap from C/L -- got a decent deal. Thomson seatpost/Arione, Stronglight Delta, Mavic Classics Elite front wheel. Want to put 9 speed DT shifting on this one. Been missing a straight up...
10-03-13, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,523,223
Posted By Orrery

Want: sugino px crank. 170mm. Also considering...

Want: sugino px crank. 170mm. Also considering other 50.4 bcd if it fits 9/16" pedals.

Have: sr handlebars/ stems, other stuff
10-03-13, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,684
Posted By Orrery

I have set up my Mercian as a 1x7 with a 44 or 46...

I have set up my Mercian as a 1x7 with a 44 or 46 front chainring. Works nicely for commuting, and I got to use a nice clamp-on Simplex Retrofriction shifter that had only the right lever.

Also...
10-02-13, 09:26 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 239,081
Posted By Orrery

Anyone in Boulder, CO that could pick up a Lemond...

Anyone in Boulder, CO that could pick up a Lemond frame on CL?
09-27-13, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 974,994
Posted By Orrery

A quick morning ride out to Dover, MA -- bagel...

A quick morning ride out to Dover, MA -- bagel time.

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5483/9966197683_e3c17e1ae0_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/69650439@N03/9966197683/)
09-26-13, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,523,223
Posted By Orrery

Iso: Shimano 600 6400 non-driveside crank arm,...

Iso: Shimano 600 6400 non-driveside crank arm, 170mm

Have: Handlebars, seatposts, Dia Compe 500 brakes x2, 70mm SR stem, other things
09-24-13, 08:15 AM
09-23-13, 12:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,706
Posted By Orrery

These all look great. Would love more pics of the...

These all look great. Would love more pics of the Mercian.
09-20-13, 02:56 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,931
Posted By Orrery

Haven't been here that long but always have...

Haven't been here that long but always have enjoyed his outstanding contributions. Best wishes for whatever T-mar decides to do!
09-20-13, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,523,223
Posted By Orrery

^PMed you... still trying to figure out what...

^PMed you... still trying to figure out what shape the 80 has compared to the other saddles.

Also, looking for an eyebolt for mounting a Nitto M18 to its strut. I foolishly snapped one while...
09-20-13, 07:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,111
Posted By Orrery

I have Noodles on my bike. Like the flat ramp...

I have Noodles on my bike. Like the flat ramp very much. Also have a Soma Hwy One, nice shallow/compact shape, but I think I like the noodles better, especially for a C&V aesthetic.
09-17-13, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,523,223
Posted By Orrery

Oops, you are right. Thanks.

Oops, you are right. Thanks.
09-17-13, 08:17 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,583
Posted By Orrery

I really like the update. Looks like a very fun...

I really like the update. Looks like a very fun commuter bike.
09-17-13, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,523,223
Posted By Orrery

ISO black leather saddle; Brooks Team...

ISO black leather saddle; Brooks Team Pro/Berthoud Aspin/Selle An-Atomica; also on the lookout for a Araya CTL 370/Shimano 600 Front wheel to match a rear I have. Prefer little to no wear on brake...
09-15-13, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 955,317
Posted By Orrery

^ That looks great. Nice work. Love the Panasonic...

^ That looks great. Nice work. Love the Panasonic scheme.
09-14-13, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 955,317
Posted By Orrery

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7444/9740808707_1696...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7444/9740808707_1696debbb7_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/69650439@N03/9740808707/)

My 1983 Trek 600. Just waiting for my handlebar bag and fenders to arrive,...
09-13-13, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 885
Posted By Orrery

Cool bike. That website is dangerous; now I want...

Cool bike. That website is dangerous; now I want an $800 nativity scene.
09-12-13, 08:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,807
Posted By Orrery

I've had very good experiences with some Reynolds...

I've had very good experiences with some Reynolds stickers and a Trek set. Thumbs up!
08-30-13, 12:28 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 33,920
Posted By Orrery

These Lemonds are looking good. I am on the hunt...

These Lemonds are looking good. I am on the hunt for a Reynolds 853-tubed Lemond, so hopefully will have something to post in the near future!
08-24-13, 09:58 AM
Replies: 19,540
Views: 2,444,737
Posted By Orrery

Rode out to Harris Cyclery in West Newton MA from...

Rode out to Harris Cyclery in West Newton MA from Brookline MA to buy some stuff to bling out my new Trek 600. Nice day out. Only 14 mi round trip. Longer ride tomorrow.
08-23-13, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,523,223
Posted By Orrery

Want: 48/34 110 bcd chainring set. Silver,...

Want: 48/34 110 bcd chainring set. Silver, something relatively nice. Sugino, Ritchey, Specialites TA.

Have: 53/39 Ritchey 110 bcd chainrings, lots of other stuff (see my for sale thread as well,...
08-22-13, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7,738
Views: 865,996
Posted By Orrery

Sometimes the internet is wonderful and weird....

Sometimes the internet is wonderful and weird. I've been looking for some Ritchey Logic (Sugino) 110 bcd compact cranks for a rando type build. These were in production in the 90's. On ebay there are...
08-22-13, 03:15 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 47,616
Posted By Orrery

That's hot! Great aesthetics, and bet it rides...

That's hot! Great aesthetics, and bet it rides real nice too.
08-21-13, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,523,223
Posted By Orrery

Have: Unused Shimano RX100 8 speed SIS/friction...

Have: Unused Shimano RX100 8 speed SIS/friction DT shifters, Campy Athena vintage brake levers (aero/nonaero but missing aero insert, but new hoods), Shimano 105 5700 short cage RD, Tektro Mini V...
08-20-13, 06:58 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,523,223
Posted By Orrery

ISO Long cage Shimano 6500 RD, 9 speed DT...

ISO Long cage Shimano 6500 RD, 9 speed DT shifters/barcons

Have: stuff in my bin; Tektro Mini V's, Ritchey (sugino) 172.5 crank, other stuff.
08-20-13, 03:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,988
Posted By Orrery

Ditto. Anyone know the code for the "vermillion...

Ditto. Anyone know the code for the "vermillion red" 1983 Trek 600, by any chance?
08-18-13, 12:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,568
Posted By Orrery

Man, that is nice! Great work. Any other details...

Man, that is nice! Great work. Any other details on your customization of the Cyo? I'm thinking about getting a Cyo for my rando build and I'm wondering what you did to it.
08-15-13, 07:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,646
Posted By Orrery

Looks like fun! Thanks for sharing the pics....

Looks like fun! Thanks for sharing the pics. Always enjoy reading about forum members getting together in person.
08-15-13, 11:42 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 203,626
Posted By Orrery

Damn, that's badass, great work. Is that the Rene...

Damn, that's badass, great work. Is that the Rene Herse crank?
08-12-13, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2,424
Views: 583,245
Posted By Orrery

^Beauty of a '83 620. I like the light blue bar...

^Beauty of a '83 620. I like the light blue bar tape, Cinelli had one that worked well with my '83 in the same year.

Speaking of '83 Treks, here is my latest acquisition, a 1983 Trek 600 (I...
08-12-13, 10:06 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 47,616
Posted By Orrery

Here's my Gunnar Crosshairs, with a Vicious...

Here's my Gunnar Crosshairs, with a Vicious Cycles fork. This is my most modern bike, but it rides swell! Mostly Campy Veloce components.
...
08-04-13, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14,880
Views: 3,619,893
Posted By Orrery

Haven't had a project in a long time, so I picked...

Haven't had a project in a long time, so I picked this 1983 Trek 600 off CL after it had been posted for a couple of weeks. It was stock except for a Thomson post, stem was too short so I...
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