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04-12-19, 07:19 PM
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Posted By Iowegian

Turns out I only have a rear. Good luck with...

Turns out I only have a rear. Good luck with your search.
04-12-19, 03:39 PM
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Posted By Iowegian

I'm pretty sure I have a rear rack of this style,...

I'm pretty sure I have a rear rack of this style, not sure if I have a front. Could a rear be converted? IIRC, they seemed to be made for 'modifications'. In the mean time, I'll check to see if...
03-29-19, 09:02 PM
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Posted By Iowegian

Looking for a spring for a set of Universal...

Looking for a spring for a set of Universal center-pull calipers (left side looking at it from the front). I'd be interesed in a complete caliper but I just need the spring so condition doesn't...
03-22-19, 05:19 PM
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Posted By Iowegian

I've seen a few Fuji's that had 70mm ISO threaded...

I've seen a few Fuji's that had 70mm ISO threaded bottom brackets as well. Before the Shimano empire took over things seemed to have varied quite a bit more than today.
03-21-19, 04:03 PM
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Posted By Iowegian

The title says it all, and these are NIB....NIB...

The title says it all, and these are NIB....NIB Shimano 600ex Caliper Brake & Lever, Model BR-6208, BL-6208 - $150 (Colorado Springs, CO)

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02-19-19, 11:13 PM
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Posted By Iowegian

Cool. I didn't remember that the number grew so...

Cool. I didn't remember that the number grew so large. And yes, it didn't have a name at first. The second year it was referred to as SAGBRAI so that would have made the first one FAGBRAI in...
02-19-19, 11:00 PM
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Posted By Iowegian

Vintage Crescent Pepita (10 speed) - $375...

Vintage Crescent Pepita (10 speed) - $375 (Denver, CO)

Looks like a nice ride,

https://images.craigslist.org/00d0d_c6ZfLiK1Mtp_600x450.jpg
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02-19-19, 10:58 PM
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Posted By Iowegian

And I have a red Silca pump but it measures 47cm...

And I have a red Silca pump but it measures 47cm from end to end so maybe too short?
02-16-19, 10:33 PM
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Posted By Iowegian

I wanted to go on the first one, I think it was...

I wanted to go on the first one, I think it was called 'FAGBRAI' ...but I was just a paperboy and didn't have a car and all that. I still remember reading Donald Kaul's columns about it while he did...
01-07-19, 04:37 PM
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Posted By Iowegian

I've been tempted to try one but for now, I...

I've been tempted to try one but for now, I mostly ride my bike for exercise. For commuting and errands, I drive my Nissan Leaf ! In fact, one of the big down-sides for owning an electric car is that...
01-07-19, 04:18 PM
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Posted By Iowegian

If you don't mind repo's there are these: ...

If you don't mind repo's there are these: Campagnolo world logo brake hood pair gum - Top quality repro - fresh production just arrived!...
12-27-18, 12:05 PM
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Posted By Iowegian

How about a set of 7700 hubs mated to NOS Open4CD...

How about a set of 7700 hubs mated to NOS Open4CD rims? 28 holes and hand-built by an amateur....
12-17-18, 07:26 PM
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Posted By Iowegian

Length of steer tube required on the fork? 1"...

Length of steer tube required on the fork? 1" threaded or no?
11-28-18, 03:24 PM
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Posted By Iowegian

Here's my SWAG on the Peugeot fork: The fork...

Here's my SWAG on the Peugeot fork: The fork alignment made the fork's resonant frequency more pure since the mechanical shape was more symmetrical. This reduced the mechanical modes at the other...
10-22-18, 05:09 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By Iowegian

Lucky you! You could go to 650B if you have a...

Lucky you! You could go to 650B if you have a spare set of wheels lying around but I would ride as-is first to see how you like it. I'm pretty sure 700-32 tires will fit and that should give a nice...
10-22-18, 05:05 PM
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Posted By Iowegian

I'm proud to say that in Iowa they know how to...

I'm proud to say that in Iowa they know how to pronounce Des Moines, unlike the folks across the river in Des Plaines, IL
10-10-18, 05:25 PM
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Posted By Iowegian

guerciotti italian road bike fork with campagnolo...

guerciotti italian road bike fork with campagnolo headset - $50 (NW Fort Collins)

https://fortcollins.craigslist.org/bop/d/guerciotti-italian-road-bike/6698596970.html
beautiful fork with a long...
10-05-18, 11:17 AM
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Posted By Iowegian

Leave it to Mr Zinn to create exactly the e-bike...

Leave it to Mr Zinn to create exactly the e-bike I'm looking for. Since it seems unlikely Bosch will create a 'kit' anytime soon, what is the closest one can get to something like this using Bafang...
10-03-18, 02:51 PM
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Posted By Iowegian

I've never built a low spoke count wheel but I...

I've never built a low spoke count wheel but I did replace a few spokes and true one up for a friend once. I can't remember the exact spoke count but it was one of those wheels that had something...
10-02-18, 11:23 AM
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Posted By Iowegian

Is the BMX standard smaller than a nominal 1"...

Is the BMX standard smaller than a nominal 1" stem? I'm just thinking the OP might need a set of bars for a 1" stem and not a 1-1/8 stem. I have never seen bullmoose bars from the 1-1/8 era but that...
09-28-18, 10:49 AM
Replies: 30
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Posted By Iowegian

photos of the hubs should be here:...

photos of the hubs should be here: https://photos.app.goo.gl/bqYGXv15f1CspDWa6

32 holes. I forgot to measure the OLD but the date code is 88 so I assume they are 100/126. I'll try to verify this...
09-27-18, 10:01 PM
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Views: 967
Posted By Iowegian

Here ya go. Sorry about the low quality of the...

Here ya go. Sorry about the low quality of the photos but I hope you get the idea. I wish this bike would fit me! It would fit my son but he's out near NYC and I fear it wouldn't last long out there....
09-26-18, 02:47 PM
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Posted By Iowegian

I have a Marinoni Special that checks most of the...

I have a Marinoni Special that checks most of the boxes although I imagine it is newer than mid-70's. If you're interested I can get some pics.
09-26-18, 02:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 797
Posted By Iowegian

I'm quite certain I have a set of nice 501 hubs. ...

I'm quite certain I have a set of nice 501 hubs. Do you care about spoke count? Any other last minute things you need while I'm digging into the stash?
09-24-18, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 922
Posted By Iowegian

Yum. Good thing I have too many projects or I...

Yum. Good thing I have too many projects or I would jump on that one.
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