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10-23-21, 02:02 PM
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Posted By Dylansbob

In spite of the soggy ride there and back, I...

In spite of the soggy ride there and back, I had fun at our co-op's semi-annual garage sale. Main score was these three sets of pedals, including what I thnk are Centaur mtb set with minimal...
10-23-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 371
Posted By Dylansbob

Cheap aluminum flexes. Sometimes it's...

Cheap aluminum flexes. Sometimes it's intentional, othertimes it's just a cheap handlebar. If you don't want as flexy, get a heat treated Nitto or some nice 7075 alloy bars.
10-22-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By Dylansbob

Did we ride fixies together in Dayton, ~2005?

Did we ride fixies together in Dayton, ~2005?
10-22-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 454
Posted By Dylansbob

I actually like those 7400 pedals. I love the...

I actually like those 7400 pedals. I love the story behind my set, I found a right NOS complete pedal at my favorite thrift store and didn't find the left for at least 6 months. A couple weeks...
10-22-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 34,216
Posted By Dylansbob

Here's mine. Kinda like showing up for a...

Here's mine.

Kinda like showing up for a Jeep rodeo in a rusty AMC Eagle, it does fit the description of the thread; but no one wants to see it.
...
10-22-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By Dylansbob

If it were mine, I'd take a razerblade and...

If it were mine, I'd take a razerblade and carefully cut around the underneath before removing the crown race. Might help to keep the powdercoat from chipping. I forget exactly what chemical...
10-20-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 804
Posted By Dylansbob

This one makes me smile. ...

This one makes me smile.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_3611_70e6c1581d699baaf723da182e318872b7e1a8f9.jpg
10-19-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4,614
Views: 472,842
Posted By Dylansbob

Too "on-point"? Mafac levers/VO 46cm...

Too "on-point"?

Mafac levers/VO 46cm Randonneur bar on a Peugeot mtb drop conversion

...
10-19-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By Dylansbob

I never found anything that cool when I lived in...

I never found anything that cool when I lived in Dayton....
10-18-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 170
Posted By Dylansbob

FS: 80s MTB cockpit/saddle Specialized/Suntour/Kashimax

I decided not to save these original parts from a recent low mileage mtb. All show signs of use and are close to "as found". Shifters show some speckling on the chrome bits and could stand to be...
10-16-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,173
Posted By Dylansbob

Maybe time to try mass-produced aluminum. I've...

Maybe time to try mass-produced aluminum. I've always had a theory stiff, alloy frames last longer with trailers than steel.
10-15-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By Dylansbob

Looks like I'll be passing on it as my bike...

Looks like I'll be passing on it as my bike budget is going towards something else. Around the same size (argueably too big), but much newer and brighter.

If anyone else in the PNW wants to...
10-14-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By Dylansbob

What do we think of a Gitane Hosteller?

I've been tempted to make an offer and commit to a drive out to get to get this purple parrot. I'd missed out on one like it in the late '90s when I first started thrift-picking bikes. I passed...
10-12-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,358
Posted By Dylansbob

Speaking of new classic-looking frames. I'll be...

Speaking of new classic-looking frames. I'll be honest, it's all I can do not to pull the trigger on a Toussaint. A bunch of money sitting in paypal isn't helping either. I disassembled my...
10-10-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By Dylansbob

Check out that BlueLug brass headset spacer.

Check out that BlueLug brass headset spacer.
10-10-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4,614
Views: 472,842
Posted By Dylansbob

Just bought this for a little more than a tank of...

Just bought this for a little more than a tank of gas, Small dent in seattube. I haven't bothered to run a string, but it rides out no-handed so why overthink it. PO had upgraded to the triple...
10-09-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 16,010
Posted By Dylansbob

I needed to clear my head today, so in spite of...

I needed to clear my head today, so in spite of my hip hurting; I pulled down my tracklocross setup. Mystery dented frame (and $5 NOS rims) from the co-op. Consensus here was possibly...
10-09-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Dylansbob

If it is the shifter slipping, I've heard...

If it is the shifter slipping, I've heard replacing the flat-head screw on the lever with an allen will let you get it tighter and a few more miles out of it.
10-08-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 431
Posted By Dylansbob

You guys have far bigger balls than I. If a few...

You guys have far bigger balls than I. If a few T9 flushes don't revive STIs, they go to the co-op bin for someone else to play with.
10-06-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14,465
Views: 3,307,648
Posted By Dylansbob

You don't happen to have a smaller frame? ...

You don't happen to have a smaller frame?

After mocking it up with seatpost/saddles, it's going to be real tight. 56/46cm sizing, I forgot about how high the bb is. Might have to swap 26.4...
10-02-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 600
Posted By Dylansbob

I think I had those on a BSO mtb in college, ...

I think I had those on a BSO mtb in college, early 90s.
10-02-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14,465
Views: 3,307,648
Posted By Dylansbob

My wife saw me looking at this on fb this morning...

My wife saw me looking at this on fb this morning and told me we needed it to replace our flexy-flyer Burley that I hate. Seller, I think lurks here occasionally, had it for a great price...
10-02-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By Dylansbob

Here in the states, fixed is pretty dead. ...

Here in the states, fixed is pretty dead. Hubset would probably go for ~$200usd, built up on decent rims, ~$350-maybe $400.
10-02-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By Dylansbob

Gaansari was a short-lived shop out of Dayton,...

Gaansari was a short-lived shop out of Dayton, OH. The owner was a long time bike industry guy (and a real jackass shithead). Hubs were early Paul track ones, usually anodized gold. I remember...
10-01-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By Dylansbob

Probably stolen and disguised with the tape.

Probably stolen and disguised with the tape.
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By Dylansbob

Campy bmx hubs

I didn't see any on closed ebay recently, what's the going rate on a set of survivor Campagnolo bmx hubs, blue ano. With the way old school bmx stuff just seems to multiply in value, I should...
09-29-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 64,465
Views: 10,013,341
Posted By Dylansbob

Damn, that's identical to the one I already...

Damn, that's identical to the one I already have. It's still *almost* makes me want to call my in-laws who live near there.... Nah.
09-29-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By Dylansbob

I still haven't built mine. The batch of spokes...

I still haven't built mine. The batch of spokes I found in my stash turned out to mislabeled and I've just never gotten around to sorting through everything.

I hadn't decided whether to...
09-28-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14,465
Views: 3,307,648
Posted By Dylansbob

2cam16 Nice to find a lugged, slack mtb in my...

2cam16 Nice to find a lugged, slack mtb in my size after years of finding predominately too small. As great of urban build as it is, I'm planning to use it as a *gasp* mountain bike for running...
09-28-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14,465
Views: 3,307,648
Posted By Dylansbob

Peugeot Urban Express

I've been wanting a cheap old mtb since the methheads got a couple of my last mountain bikes. This Pug popped up near me. Orginal owner, hadn't been ridden in years. Nice mix of XCPro bits, ...
09-27-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By Dylansbob

Looks similar to a Minoura Gamoh I have. ...

Looks similar to a Minoura Gamoh I have. Stainless steel construction on mine, this looks like it might also be.
09-24-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 64,465
Views: 10,013,341
Posted By Dylansbob

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/z0wAAOSwx-hhTOjR/s-...

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/z0wAAOSwx-hhTOjR/s-l1600.jpghttps://www.ebay.com/itm/OBrien-road-bike/115006940798


Stunningly 90s pink O'Brien road bike. Looks to be a Nuclear (SLX). Too...
09-23-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,656
Posted By Dylansbob

I have trouble walking the distances it takes to...

I have trouble walking the distances it takes to visit the bigbox stores, so I do order from A about once a month. Plus there's 3 or 4 neighbors on the block work distribution for them. Here's a...
09-22-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,656
Posted By Dylansbob

There's a large enough hill near my house that I...

There's a large enough hill near my house that I already felt that way.
09-21-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By Dylansbob

Recommend me a qr seatpost clamp, with caveats...

I need to hack a Hite-Rite onto a frame with a removable seatpost collar. The typical (and way I'd like to use) is to drill a hole opposite the clamp, tap, and install a set screw to keep the...
09-20-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By Dylansbob

Ok, I had a Coyote 2 in college many years ago...

Ok, I had a Coyote 2 in college many years ago and here's what I know.

Research Dynamics was a ski company in the late 80s early 90s based in Idaho, USA. They dabbed in the mtb market for a...
09-19-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By Dylansbob

If it's a freewheel rear hub, you could throw a...

If it's a freewheel rear hub, you could throw a modern 7 or 8spd freewheel on, virtually any Shimano rear derailleur and run Sensah STIs.
09-19-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,272
Posted By Dylansbob

I had a 62cm 3Rensho Athlete in blue that was...

I had a 62cm 3Rensho Athlete in blue that was made of 019
09-19-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By Dylansbob

This was about the time as the Huffy "Stalker" my...

This was about the time as the Huffy "Stalker" my neighbor had. It was a cool, blacked out mtb with a similar looking chainring disc cover. He massively crumpled the toptube and downtube hitting a...
09-19-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 450
Posted By Dylansbob

I *think* that's the headbadge they used on...

I *think* that's the headbadge they used on Sports, at least that's the only place I've had one. Since it's rivited on, it's possible the factory assembly line ran out of the normal ones and used...
09-18-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,604
Posted By Dylansbob

Those things are like litter every season on CL...

Those things are like litter every season on CL here in the PNW. They sold tons of them here and they seem to be "flipper bait" as I've seen a few over the years start out thinking they have a...
09-17-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By Dylansbob

I'm an inch taller than you with the same inseam...

I'm an inch taller than you with the same inseam and feel like 22" frames are too small. I really prefer 23"/24" frames on older steel bikes. On older bikes, especially, the nice thing about...
09-17-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By Dylansbob

*Bump* and lower price because I have too...

*Bump*

and lower price because I have too many bikes. Any takers at $225 +shipping?
09-17-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 433
Posted By Dylansbob

What I did once was to find a thin steel washer...

What I did once was to find a thin steel washer that fit over the derailleur bolt. Then I clamped just a small edge in a shop vise and hammered it over until I had just a small lip bent over. ...
09-17-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By Dylansbob

1973 Raleigh International Frame/Fork/Headset/DT levers

This Raleigh was part of a lot I bought this spring, but it's a little small for me. Plus I found a Raleigh ST a couple weeks later that I like the color and fit of better.

This frameset was...
09-17-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 726
Posted By Dylansbob

Haven't pulled that move yet, but I did walk...

Haven't pulled that move yet, but I did walk into a fire hydrant once and that's probably when I tore my PCL in my knee.
09-16-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By Dylansbob

Man, that Ticino line was so far ahead of it's...

Man, that Ticino line was so far ahead of it's time. I'm still kicking myself for selling my set of those cranks.
09-16-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 785
Posted By Dylansbob

My favorite (of course no picture) was in a VW...

My favorite (of course no picture) was in a VW magazine 15-20yrs ago of a bus that had moss growing all over one side for years. When they cleaned it off, there was all these great rust designs.
09-16-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,139
Posted By Dylansbob

I used to be happy with whatever mid-range...

I used to be happy with whatever mid-range 70s/80s bikes I would find that were my size. Then I started finding top-end 531 production bikes that were nicer. Now, I've been finding vintage...
09-15-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14,465
Views: 3,307,648
Posted By Dylansbob

I sold and serviced a few of those. Damn near...

I sold and serviced a few of those. Damn near had to give them away before "S" started putting their logo in little places. People came to that shop for that brand and would think we were pulling...
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