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04-12-16, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By kuso

SJX426 Wow! Thank you for posting the...

SJX426 Wow! Thank you for posting the description with pictures. Very much appreciated. I will take a closer look at the post when I get home and see how far down the seat tube it goes.
04-12-16, 11:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By kuso

mrv - yes I was hoping there would be an easy way...

mrv - yes I was hoping there would be an easy way out but it doesn't seem like it. Maybe a machine shop could drill it out?!
04-12-16, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By kuso

randyjawa- thanks for the link, i'll give it a...

randyjawa- thanks for the link, i'll give it a read. I hope you're here for a few more days to get some nice weather riding in!

3speedslow - thanks for the tip on keeping the frame at an angle. ...
04-12-16, 10:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By kuso

heres a closeup: 515446

heres a closeup:
515446
04-12-16, 10:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By kuso

Masi - stuck seatpost woes!!

I bought this frame a few years ago believing it was not repairable. Since then I've had it hanging on the wall as art and recently wondering if it would be possible to save. Does anyone have...
Replies: 12
Views: 2,962
Posted By kuso

Great find! Does it have a dura ace stem? I ask...

Great find! Does it have a dura ace stem? I ask because I picked one up on the weekend (not as good of a deal as yours) and it came with a dura ace stem and cinelli bars....
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By kuso

lets see some pictures!

lets see some pictures!
06-07-13, 07:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,429
Posted By kuso

Great looking resto! These 3renshos definitely...

Great looking resto! These 3renshos definitely deserve the time to revive them.
04-25-13, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By kuso

Nice Raleigh! Should be a nice weekend to get...

Nice Raleigh! Should be a nice weekend to get that thing on the road.
04-16-13, 02:55 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 144,395
Posted By kuso

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v495/dchild/phot...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v495/dchild/photo-2.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/dchild/media/photo-2.jpg.html)
04-12-13, 03:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,498
Posted By kuso

Fantastic experience!

Fantastic experience!
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By kuso

address of this goodwill? :)

address of this goodwill? :)
09-16-12, 02:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,941
Posted By kuso

Not much for ventilation but sure looked cool ...

Not much for ventilation but sure looked cool
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v495/dchild/photo1-9.jpg
09-04-12, 09:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 981
Posted By kuso

Nice looking Gardin! What is pantographed on the...

Nice looking Gardin! What is pantographed on the seat stays? I once had a Gardin that had the columbus dove on the seat stays but the previous owner claimed it wasnt a Gardin but that Gardin just...
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By kuso

I offereed $100 and he gave a sarcastic reply. ...

I offereed $100 and he gave a sarcastic reply. So I replied back with quoted completed ebay auctions offering similar wheelsets with dura ace hubs selling for around $100. Didnt seem to phase him...
08-02-12, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17,398
Views: 1,886,408
Posted By kuso

Our city is lagging in making cycle-friendly...

Our city is lagging in making cycle-friendly routes to popular places in the area but they are slowly working at it. I got news that a new bridge was built to finish off a path going from downtown...
07-19-12, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,449
Posted By kuso

I had my fingers crossed for you! Really nice...

I had my fingers crossed for you! Really nice bike and rare too.
07-18-12, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By kuso

Looks like the frame I picked up and turned into...

Looks like the frame I picked up and turned into a retro roadie. No idea on model though, and the decals are still somewhat intact but brittle.
...
07-18-12, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,449
Posted By kuso

that thing will be gone before you get to it

that thing will be gone before you get to it
07-15-12, 09:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,304
Posted By kuso

yes they are

yes they are
07-15-12, 09:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,304
Posted By kuso

Just finished a 3rensho build with a superbe pro...

Just finished a 3rensho build with a superbe pro group that i've been waiting to try out for a long time and can attest to the silky smooth brakes....
07-10-12, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,433
Posted By kuso

I'm actually not too sure on the colour name. ...

I'm actually not too sure on the colour name. The goal was to get it close to the oem purple that came on these in the darker version. In the sun the metallic really pops making the colour a bit...
07-10-12, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,433
Posted By kuso

3rensho project complete! (Before/After content)

Took nearly a year from beginning to end but its done and couldnt be happier. Started with an early 80's 3rensho Super record Aero frame that had no fork, and was repainted by the previous owner. ...
07-05-12, 11:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,380
Posted By kuso

very nice super record aero! I agree above about...

very nice super record aero! I agree above about not repainting it. I'm currently in the process of repainting that exact frame that was already repainted by the previous owner. It came with a...
Replies: 21
Views: 20,378
Posted By kuso

FWIW I would say that you got a good deal on the...

FWIW I would say that you got a good deal on the condor which takes away from the perspective. The OP's Miele is, IMO, worth $250 based on the pictures assuming its the right size.
05-21-12, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8,003
Views: 2,491,716
Posted By kuso

Finished up my chorus ergo Rossin. ...

Finished up my chorus ergo Rossin.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v495/dchild/photo1-8.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v495/dchild/photo4-4.jpg
05-20-12, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 861,876
Posted By kuso

My recently completed Miyata 1000. ...

My recently completed Miyata 1000.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v495/dchild/photo4-3.jpg
05-04-12, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7,836
Views: 2,200,181
Posted By kuso

I have never seen a Marinoni MTB. Great looking...

I have never seen a Marinoni MTB. Great looking bike!
04-30-12, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 861,876
Posted By kuso

1991 Cannondale ST600 ...

1991 Cannondale ST600
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http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v495/dchild/photo3-7.jpg
04-30-12, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,686
Posted By kuso

Is there a tubing decal on yours sauze? If not,...

Is there a tubing decal on yours sauze? If not, I would pull the fork to see if there are any markings.
04-29-12, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,686
Posted By kuso

No I was gone for the weekend riding the North...

No I was gone for the weekend riding the North Star Trail out by grand beach. That Kuwahara looks like the same year and one model up from sauze's kuwahara supertour. I wonder if a shop in the peg...
04-29-12, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,686
Posted By kuso

nice finds rb! The paint on that Marin is...

nice finds rb! The paint on that Marin is fantastic!
04-24-12, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,703
Posted By kuso

I cant see the extent to which the rust has...

I cant see the extent to which the rust has invaded but I would start with some naval jelly/polish/wax.
04-22-12, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7,836
Views: 2,200,181
Posted By kuso

1993 Giant cadex cfm-3 ...

1993 Giant cadex cfm-3
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v495/dchild/photo1-7.jpg
04-22-12, 09:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 992
Posted By kuso

I would start by adjusting the saddle angle a few...

I would start by adjusting the saddle angle a few mm every ride. Its amazing what a slight angle change can do for comfort.
Replies: 52
Views: 4,114
Posted By kuso

I've been looking for one of these for a couple...

I've been looking for one of these for a couple years now. very good score
Replies: 13
Views: 1,806
Posted By kuso

Definitely steel and it has a 1 1/8" headset.

Definitely steel and it has a 1 1/8" headset.
Replies: 13
Views: 1,806
Posted By kuso

I'll take another look next time i'm in the...

I'll take another look next time i'm in the garage. The downtube sticker says taper. The rocky mountain "wedge" has the 990 brake and similar frame shape but no wishbone stay.
Replies: 13
Views: 1,806
Posted By kuso

I assumed steel but i'll take a second look. The...

I assumed steel but i'll take a second look. The seat tube also has an interesting lug if you could call it that. I'm not sure if its all that noticeable in the pictures but there is an elevated...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,806
Posted By kuso

no just the headset. Well I guess the water...

no just the headset. Well I guess the water bottle holder is specialized as well, but that could have very easily been added on.

Thanks for the tips so far, i'll keep hunting!
Replies: 13
Views: 1,806
Posted By kuso

Trying to identify an early 90's MTB. Specialized?

Sometime in its life it was repainted and I'm having a hard time figuring out what it is. It has a specialized headset, wishbone seat stay, and an Under the stay U-brake. I looked through all the...
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By kuso

Thast what I do too, be sure to click the...

Thast what I do too, be sure to click the completed auction box so it shows what people have paid for the item.
Replies: 17
Views: 3,964
Posted By kuso

x2 Track frames seem to fetch a premium. Even if...

x2 Track frames seem to fetch a premium. Even if it wasnt NOS it would still be a good price.
03-24-12, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By kuso

I did. The repaint is actually quite well done,...

I did. The repaint is actually quite well done, and its my size. I'll probably throw some other shifters and brakes on it and fit it into the stable some how.
03-24-12, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By kuso

My lesson of the day: Sometimes the extras make it worth the trip

Lately the local classifieds have been pretty dry, so when this repainted Faggin popped up at market value I decided to go take a look.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v495/dchild/photo1.jpg
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Replies: 11
Views: 2,134
Posted By kuso

The six ten without cantilever brakes have lower...

The six ten without cantilever brakes have lower value than those with. A six ten with cantis' could bring $350-$400 depending on condition in your market. This bike is worth $150-$200.



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03-19-12, 09:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,780
Posted By kuso

That '85 seems to be missing the lower rack mount...

That '85 seems to be missing the lower rack mount bosses on the fork. Could it be an older year or a 610 with 1000 components?
Replies: 6
Views: 3,982
Posted By kuso

sauze, go pick that thing up, looks to be your...

sauze, go pick that thing up, looks to be your size. 58?
03-19-12, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By kuso

Great bike! What size is it?

Great bike! What size is it?
Forum: Touring
03-16-12, 07:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,736
Posted By kuso

I would start by mounting it on the rear eyelets....

I would start by mounting it on the rear eyelets. It might only be 2 cm but it may also change the angle at which it sits. Also, I would install toe clips to make your foot position constant.
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