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03-17-19, 09:00 PM
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Posted By mountaindave

Damn, that's sexy. Something about a drop bar...

Damn, that's sexy. Something about a drop bar bike and knobby tires. It's like a elegant woman who will cut a rug in a dress and high heels then turn around and kick your a$$ in the Spartan Race.
03-17-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By mountaindave

A quote from Tmar- "On English threaded Atom...

A quote from Tmar-
"On English threaded Atom and Normandy hubs, there will be a single groove between the freewheel threads and flange. If there is no groove it is French threading (unless Pierre...
03-17-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 750
Posted By mountaindave

With the proper tools and experience (none of...

With the proper tools and experience (none of which I possess), even a slightly bent steerer tube can be straightened. My ‘70 TdF is a testimony to that: she rides beautifully.

Glad you’re OK and...
03-17-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,636
Posted By mountaindave

Impressive repair and informative thread. ...

Impressive repair and informative thread.

Mr. Fattic’s assessment of Trek’s casual approach to alignment would appear spot on. My ‘79 710 is not aligned perfectly (but still is a pleasure to ride).
03-16-19, 11:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By mountaindave

Ha! My eyes caught the words Browning Grade V and...

Ha! My eyes caught the words Browning Grade V and stock and thought I had accidentally clicked on the ShotgunWorld forums!

Have fun with the overhaul!
03-16-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,402
Posted By mountaindave

I can totally relate. I pulled wire through two...

I can totally relate. I pulled wire through two forks last year, it was a major PIA, but we’ll worth it!
03-16-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,448
Posted By mountaindave

Cinorider...

Cinorider (https://www.cinorider.com/2019/03/announcing-cino/) webpage is updated with the teaser announcement.
We will have ticket sales go live March 24th.

Stay tuned!

Remember the food? ...
03-16-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,402
Posted By mountaindave

Good summary! I’m not quite as tall as you (6’1”...

Good summary! I’m not quite as tall as you (6’1” as I start to shrink), but my legs are long (36” inseam - pants are typically never available in stores for me). I’d love to experience the vintage...
03-16-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,402
Posted By mountaindave

I may have missed an explicit mention of your...

I may have missed an explicit mention of your location, but Netherlands seems likely?

It’s interesting that in the US we are having a bit of a renaissance of French-inspired cycling. For example,...
03-16-19, 12:26 AM
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Views: 2,621
Posted By mountaindave

The Dude abides.

The Dude abides.
03-15-19, 06:24 PM
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Views: 8,402
Posted By mountaindave

Sweet build and great thread. Great work on a...

Sweet build and great thread. Great work on a beautiful bike that you obviously love.
03-15-19, 05:35 PM
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Views: 445,476
Posted By mountaindave

If we don’t get movement on this, we should...

If we don’t get movement on this, we should migrate to that thread anyway. This one is so long it’s malfunctioning and won’t take me to the newest post.
03-15-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 445,476
Posted By mountaindave

A quick check of the serial number on...

A quick check of the serial number on vintage-trek.com will give you year, model and size. Nice looking frame, all things considered.
03-13-19, 10:20 PM
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Views: 53,445
Posted By mountaindave

Right back at you, thanks for the French RD and...

Right back at you, thanks for the French RD and barcon a while back!
03-10-19, 08:00 PM
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Views: 565,797
Posted By mountaindave

I know it’s not double butted Reynolds 531, but...

I know it’s not double butted Reynolds 531, but such a well thought out design that perfectly meshed fashion and function - it’s dead sexy!
03-10-19, 11:07 AM
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Views: 565,797
Posted By mountaindave

... like this one...

... like this one...
03-10-19, 10:58 AM
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Views: 565,797
Posted By mountaindave

I love this thread! All beautiful bikes,...

I love this thread! All beautiful bikes, especially those mixtes!
03-09-19, 11:26 PM
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Posted By mountaindave

: You seem to have a nice set of Look PS 26...

:
You seem to have a nice set of Look PS 26 (flat and delta clipless) pedals. I somehow acquired three sets of these. The first example of a “dual platform” clipless pedal.
03-09-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 445,476
Posted By mountaindave

Are we perhaps talking about the “Orphan Parts”...

Are we perhaps talking about the “Orphan Parts” spreadsheet?

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1RSRVfksBDE1twWh5evXhMIy6wpEIiA7pJkzpXGVf5eA
03-07-19, 12:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,498
Posted By mountaindave

The originality, sadly yes. The usefulness, no. ...

The originality, sadly yes. The usefulness, no. But I could think of a lot better ways to spend $1300+
03-06-19, 11:13 PM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 310,441
Posted By mountaindave

Ack! My eyes!!!! How could anyone let that happen...

Ack! My eyes!!!! How could anyone let that happen to such a great bike?! I just don't understand the world anymore...
03-06-19, 10:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,710
Posted By mountaindave

Glad to hear you are recovering quickly!

Glad to hear you are recovering quickly!
03-06-19, 09:27 PM
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Views: 310,441
Posted By mountaindave

[/left]Dayam! That is a sexy stealth machine!

[/left]Dayam! That is a sexy stealth machine!
03-06-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 445,476
Posted By mountaindave

^^^ +1!!

^^^ +1!!
03-06-19, 08:22 PM
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Views: 30,208
Posted By mountaindave

But not so much that he doesn’t have to post pics...

But not so much that he doesn’t have to post pics of his haul. :thumb:
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