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10-10-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Dylansbob

Check out that BlueLug brass headset spacer.

Check out that BlueLug brass headset spacer.
10-09-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 16,012
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...
10-02-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14,465
Views: 3,307,700
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...
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, 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: 3,307,700
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...
09-24-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 64,465
Views: 10,013,477
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...
09-19-21, 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...
09-17-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 434
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. ...
09-16-21, 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.
09-15-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14,465
Views: 3,307,700
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...
09-13-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,270
Posted By Dylansbob

Kinda funny (at least to me). Named after a...

Kinda funny (at least to me). Named after a rider, e was from Belgium. The frame has a big "Handbuilt in Belgium" painted logo on the seattube and has flax mixed into the weave. ...
09-13-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,270
Posted By Dylansbob

I'll play , if only because earlier attempts to...

I'll play , if only because earlier attempts to post it met with scorn on other sites. How much worse can it be here? :)

I've worked in a shop recently enough that I've ridden quite a few...
09-09-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By Dylansbob

icemilkcoffee You release the cable with the...

icemilkcoffee You release the cable with the small push. If that's all the more you move the lever, it drops a gear. If you continue swinging the lever up, it catches the cable before it can...
09-09-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14,465
Views: 3,307,700
Posted By Dylansbob

I'd missed out on 2 other Marketplace offers for...

I'd missed out on 2 other Marketplace offers for cheap bike crap, but scored a $10 bag of stuff. Based on the pic on the listing, I was expecting a handlebar bag, but it turned out to be a...
09-06-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By Dylansbob

That's why my wife let my buy it. :) The...

That's why my wife let my buy it. :)

The fact it has the provenance of an Olympic gold medal winning rider, plus whoever the builder was had to be someone of note made it too good of deal to pass...
09-06-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By Dylansbob

First ride report

Wow, very nice. A bio I found listed CC as 5'9", so an inch shorter than me but with likely longer legs. Frame is a 57 st c-t-t, 56.5 tt.

edit:: I just realized there is a faint FMA stamped...
09-06-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By Dylansbob

Bought something really neat today -- one of Connie Carpenter's old track bikes

First off, let me thank my wife for letting me jump on these various CL deals. As luck would have it, I'd just moved a few things and had some profit money that she let me keep playing with.
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08-29-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By Dylansbob

My memory is super hazy, but I want to say I...

My memory is super hazy, but I want to say I remember seeing that frame ~25yrs ago in a shop on Indy's NW side. I know it couldn't have been, but there was a short-lived place I remember having...
08-19-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By Dylansbob

I've been thinking about doing the same with my...

I've been thinking about doing the same with my stash. I remember barely flipping through the last few I got ~'18-19.

When he started running reviews gushing over Specializeds after the job...
08-13-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By Dylansbob

I've always been watching for an early chromed...

I've always been watching for an early chromed mtb. I had the chance on a Mongoose once, but didn't pull the trigger fast enough. Good find.
08-11-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 747
Posted By Dylansbob

Just a little update from this mornings short...

Just a little update from this mornings short ride. I leveled out the cockpit, threw a single wrap of twilltape on, and swapped a gs corse 30t freewheel on. Feels good, although the narrow 6spd...
08-10-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 747
Posted By Dylansbob

Late 70s C.N.C. Special / Spidel -- Pic heavy

Thanks to WGB for the spot on CL, I brought this home today. Here's a bunch of pics after giving it a quick clean so as to bring it into the basement. The PO had purchased it from an American attache...
08-10-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 64,465
Views: 10,013,477
Posted By Dylansbob

Hopefully getting this today....

Got a message back from seller, just waiting for when/where to meet.
08-03-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 64,465
Views: 10,013,477
Posted By Dylansbob

Anyone looking for a vintage kids road bike. ...

Anyone looking for a vintage kids road bike. Not cheap, but check out that drillium....
...
07-25-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 64,465
Views: 10,013,477
Posted By Dylansbob

Tall 80s Lyon build ...

Tall 80s Lyon build


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07-23-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,780
Posted By Dylansbob

That was my typical gearing when I was commuting...

That was my typical gearing when I was commuting fixed. 14 miles each way, ~800ft climbing. Max rpm on downhill, as calculated by gps speed was 220.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,685
Posted By Dylansbob

Second Mouse nice beausage. I have...

Second Mouse


nice beausage.

I have a repop "Team Z" I'm trying to get broken in like that.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,685
Posted By Dylansbob

That was the one reason I used to shop at...

That was the one reason I used to shop at nashbar. Whenever they'd have weird euro team hats for under $4, I'd buy 5-6. Now I can barely find a 100% cotton cap for under $20.
07-13-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By Dylansbob

I believe the first was the fabled 1973 World...

I believe the first was the fabled 1973 World Voyageur, but I'm sure someone more knowledgeable will be along shortly.
07-03-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,254
Views: 137,478
Posted By Dylansbob

So this appeared just off the local MUP last...

So this appeared just off the local MUP last month. Not sure if it was dumped or dredged from some nearby land being developed. Kinda surprised no one has dragged it away, as you don't see many...
Replies: 77
Views: 5,181
Posted By Dylansbob

Might want to check that rear derailleur housing...

Might want to check that rear derailleur housing setup...
06-18-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14,465
Views: 3,307,700
Posted By Dylansbob

Friday garage sales....

I was test riding the Raleigh ST with it's new triplizer when I saw the flourescent signs a block over. Found this absolute time capsule Impact Pro. While it's my size, it's geting a bearing...
06-18-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,254
Views: 137,478
Posted By Dylansbob

We really need an "after" photo of her.

We really need an "after" photo of her.
06-17-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17,998
Views: 2,037,511
Posted By Dylansbob

Downtown to farmers market to shake down the 520...

Downtown to farmers market to shake down the 520 before it goes to cl. Picked up poke and dropped down to the waterfont to eat. Then a leisurely 2 mile, 350ft climb home.
...
06-17-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,122
Posted By Dylansbob

Offroad fixed is a lot of fun. I'd say for...

Offroad fixed is a lot of fun. I'd say for novices it would be better to stay to relatively straight trails, for general confidance building. Fixed singletrack is great fun, but is really sketchy if...
06-14-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,204
Posted By Dylansbob

If you've ever dealt with an old Klein, it's...

If you've ever dealt with an old Klein, it's about the same.

Not really that big of pain in the ass (unless you've also got a rapidrise rd on it), just more of a hassle than we've become...
06-13-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,204
Posted By Dylansbob

There's actually a really nice way to do it, but...

There's actually a really nice way to do it, but I still wouldn't recommend on that frame. A Problem Solvers chain tensioner with derailleur hanger.


...
06-10-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,516
Posted By Dylansbob

I spent more than $2k this spring buying 10...

I spent more than $2k this spring buying 10 bikes. I've sold 1 and a wheelset from those purchases as well as 8 bikes from my collection so far this summer for almost $3k.

It's amazing that my...
06-08-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,552
Posted By Dylansbob

I'm in a suburb of Seattle and our cl is full of...

I'm in a suburb of Seattle and our cl is full of real bikes, but there is almost nothing under $350. I'm still listing my stuff for the ~$200 range and not getting very much interest. Not sure...
06-03-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,237
Posted By Dylansbob

I did a few ~19yrs ago in OH. It was before the...

I did a few ~19yrs ago in OH. It was before the "fixie" scene blew-up and it was just messengers and a few fixed-riding locals. We didn't route through *that* bad of traffic in Columbus, Cincy,...
06-03-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,911
Posted By Dylansbob

When a customer calls in and asks if we can take...

When a customer calls in and asks if we can take care of a shifter cable before close, 3hrs away. Then they show up with a 10yr old tri bike with unlined internal housing and hasn't seen a...
06-02-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,801
Posted By Dylansbob

I've told my wife that if this doesn't sell this...

I've told my wife that if this doesn't sell this season, I'm putting a Wald 8095 handlebar on it and making her try riding it. It's a bit small, but being a mixtie she *could* ride it. The...
06-02-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,639
Posted By Dylansbob

Schwinn LeTour's are common, affordable, decent...

Schwinn LeTour's are common, affordable, decent steel, and use 27"s
05-28-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By Dylansbob

20" Schwinn Cimmaron

It's time that I have to move a few more bikes out. Before I put this one up on my local sites, I'll offer it to the forum. $old, local pickup preferred. I strongly suspect it will sell for more on...
05-25-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 19,862
Posted By Dylansbob

Probably this '90 Novara resto-mod. Rode it...

Probably this '90 Novara resto-mod. Rode it down Tiger Mtn a few years ago....
...
05-20-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By Dylansbob

OMG, the 90s are "old"!

OMG, the 90s are "old"!
05-20-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By Dylansbob

Didn't those Nishiki's use a Schwinn-sized stem...

Didn't those Nishiki's use a Schwinn-sized stem as well as a further identifier.
05-19-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,471
Posted By Dylansbob

Lots of cool sounding stuff. Glad I'm not local.

Lots of cool sounding stuff. Glad I'm not local.
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