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09-19-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 873
Posted By guy1138

Wow, I would have been tempted as well! That may...

Wow, I would have been tempted as well! That may be the nicest Mixte I've ever seen.
09-19-20, 12:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 873
Posted By guy1138

Mixtes have been mainstay for me, but I live in a...

Mixtes have been mainstay for me, but I live in a university town with good cycling infrastructure. I always try to have a few mixtes ready to go in August, September time-frame when the students...
09-19-20, 12:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 873
Posted By guy1138

Of all the skills, my photography probably...

Of all the skills, my photography probably improved the most! And while I did settle in on the pet brick as my favorite; Modelo get's a shout out as being my personal quarantine MVP!
09-19-20, 12:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 873
Posted By guy1138

Not gonna lie, a cro-mo Nishiki mixte with forged...

Not gonna lie, a cro-mo Nishiki mixte with forged lugs slipped into my personal collection, and I'm building it up with 600 Arabesque...
09-19-20, 12:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 873
Posted By guy1138

I have to be thankful that even though my primary...

I have to be thankful that even though my primary skill set was devastated by the pandemic, my secondary skill set (bicycle repair) was in unprecedented demand. Prices were inflated enough that, for...
09-18-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 873
Posted By guy1138

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Bought this one based on a fuzzy picture, turned out to be a Hi-Ten frame...
09-18-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 873
Posted By guy1138

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Novara Corsa touring bike, surprisingly hard to sell! "REI Brand" is way more...
09-18-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 873
Posted By guy1138

Well, boys, it was a good run!

Well, I'm going back to work, so my time as a make-believe bike shop is coming to a close. I never thought that wrenching on bikes would be a full time gig, even for a little bit. It was incredibly...
09-10-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 546
Posted By guy1138

https://i.imgflip.com/jagve.jpg

https://i.imgflip.com/jagve.jpg
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By guy1138

Where are you located? I would be curious if it...

Where are you located? I would be curious if it was a non-US market bike.
09-10-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 30,601
Posted By guy1138

I don't think that's odd at all. That's a great...

I don't think that's odd at all. That's a great example of an iconic classic bike that hundreds of thousands of folks rode during their youth. For a certain generation "Schwinn" is almost synonymous...
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By guy1138

Really looks like an '88 Nice with a european...

Really looks like an '88 Nice with a european build instead of Japanese. The fork is the main difference.
...
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By guy1138

Price varies lots based on location, but you did...

Price varies lots based on location, but you did great for $100! I just bought a similar vintage PH10LE with a lower grade tubing (HLE) and 27" wheels for $175, just because I love the iconic...
09-04-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By guy1138

Anybody in the Austin area want some? I want a...

Anybody in the Austin area want some? I want a pair, but the $15 shipping is a real tough pill
08-22-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 8,913
Posted By guy1138

That color scheme... "I'm Lovin' It" ...

That color scheme... "I'm Lovin' It"
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08-21-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,298
Posted By guy1138

The ratcheting box-end wrench was invented for...

The ratcheting box-end wrench was invented for this, but only ~40 years too late.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Husky-10-mm-12-Point-Metric-Ratcheting-Combination-Wrench-HRW10MM/202942588
08-18-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,399
Posted By guy1138

This had to be a warranty or defective frame....

This had to be a warranty or defective frame. Bike shops are supposed to smash them before they go into the dumpster, though.

That said, I have a similar 2010 Fuji Pro-SL1. Great ride quality,...
08-14-20, 01:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,168
Posted By guy1138

Just a few glamour shots of the final product...

Just a few glamour shots of the final product before it sails on to a new owner. If only it was my size!
...
08-08-20, 12:11 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 82,401
Posted By guy1138

Yep, everyone is. All the old schwinns are coming...

Yep, everyone is. All the old schwinns are coming out of the shed and pressed into service as covid bikes, and there is not enough tires to outfit them all.
08-01-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By guy1138

Wow, this Made in Canada Peugeot is *Really* Good!

Is it just me? I found this 45cm Peugeot hybrid (sorry, "flat bar gravel bike" in modern marketing) that I would normally pass over, but a short friend needs a bike and they're in short supply right...
07-31-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,168
Posted By guy1138

Better start Pedaling now!

Better start Pedaling now!
07-31-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,168
Posted By guy1138

That looks more my size, let me know if you want...

That looks more my size, let me know if you want to trade!
07-31-20, 04:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,168
Posted By guy1138

Central Texas. Yeehaw!

Central Texas. Yeehaw!
07-26-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,168
Posted By guy1138

Hope this helps

Hope this helps
07-26-20, 12:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,168
Posted By guy1138

I agree, I just wish I could find one in my size!...

I agree, I just wish I could find one in my size! Here's my 91ish Triple Cross, before and after, also too big....
07-25-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,168
Posted By guy1138

Figured it was either that or an attachment point...

Figured it was either that or an attachment point for lazer beams.
07-25-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,168
Posted By guy1138

I'm simple, I see a Miyata with cantis, I buy it.

Got on the road early to be the first at the yard sale to buy this bike:...
07-20-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,456
Posted By guy1138

^^ This!! With gravel bikes being the hottest...

^^ This!! With gravel bikes being the hottest bike segment right now, and touring riding a wave of popularity, high end touring bikes like this are among the most desirable vintage bikes in the...
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By guy1138

I think it's just appearance. They're nice...

I think it's just appearance. They're nice lugged bikes, but the fork is "meh", the cheaper construction is reminiscent of a department store BMX
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By guy1138

Thanks! Probably overpaid at $250, but got it...

Thanks! Probably overpaid at $250, but got it anyway. Tires are good, hoods and tape have to go, and the levers are missing the plastic trim piece (as always).
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By guy1138

Schwinn Paramount Series PDG Help!

Hi all! I'm going to see this bike in an hour and having a heck of a time finding out any info on the year, and I don't know what a fair offer would be. Any help is appreciated! He says it is 105 and...
06-26-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 371,423
Posted By guy1138

Thank you, I think so too! Hopefully locals agree...

Thank you, I think so too! Hopefully locals agree since I'm going to let this one go on the local craigslist.
06-24-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 371,423
Posted By guy1138

A very old Mercier. Anybody know what I should...

A very old Mercier. Anybody know what I should use for cable stops on the downtube bosses for these Simplex shifters? I've only seen clamp on simplex before! I think I want to put some thumbies on...
06-22-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,125
Posted By guy1138

You can still remove the crank arm but you'll...

You can still remove the crank arm but you'll need a gear puller, usually found at ann auto parts store
05-28-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,062
Posted By guy1138

they make good wall hanging bike racks if you...

they make good wall hanging bike racks if you throw them on the wall with old quill stems and some plumbing fittings screwed to the wall
05-28-20, 01:57 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,447
Posted By guy1138

This tracks with all the news outlets and bike...

This tracks with all the news outlets and bike shops are saying: the used bikes disappeared immediately, followed by everything under $1k. The big box stores are picked clean. I've sold everything I...
05-28-20, 01:48 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,447
Posted By guy1138

Everybody wants ready-to-ride bikes, which is...

Everybody wants ready-to-ride bikes, which is great, because I can still find projects to flip at reasonable prices. My biggest problem is finding enough parts to finish out all the bikes, especially...
05-27-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,462
Posted By guy1138

Box from my Dia Comp Royal Gran Comp 400 that I...

Box from my Dia Comp Royal Gran Comp 400 that I bought as NOS to replace the terrible Speedy Modolo brakes on my Bianchi (The speedys were definitely speedy, not so stoppy,...
05-25-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,447
Posted By guy1138

I've sold four downtube shifting bikes for...

I've sold four downtube shifting bikes for between $240 and $360 over the last few weeks here in Austin. Three of them were just mid range steel bikes tuned up with good tires and bar tape. The more...
05-25-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By guy1138

Bridgestone Seatpost size HELP!

Just picked up this sweet Bridgestone T700 that seems to be just my size. However, it did not include a seatpost, and the binder was so tight that the clamps were touching (so it previously had a...
05-20-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3,567
Views: 314,617
Posted By guy1138

Just picked up this Bridgestone T700, Just need...

Just picked up this Bridgestone T700, Just need to source a seatpost, wrap the bars and ride.

I'm thinking it is a 27.0 seatpost but not sure. Pictured is a 27.2 that went in about an inch with...
04-02-18, 12:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,203
Posted By guy1138

here's a couple I put together over the last few...

here's a couple I put together over the last few years.

https://imgur.com/a/j6a4N

https://photos.app.goo.gl/AfBYdALtPr40K2Fi2
10-02-16, 12:57 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 889,929
Posted By guy1138

Does my Diamondback Expert TG count? ...

Does my Diamondback Expert TG count?

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10-02-16, 12:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,655
Posted By guy1138

I just cleaned up some white Shimano RX100 aero...

I just cleaned up some white Shimano RX100 aero hoods this week.

Go to the auto parts store and get Black Magic Bleche White Tire cleaner...
12-20-15, 10:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,680
Posted By guy1138

This poor guy has had this Schwinn Paramount...

This poor guy has had this Schwinn Paramount listed for three years. Schwinn Paramount Roadie w/Dura Ace-Ultegra (http://austin.craigslist.org/bik/5351573950.html)

On paper, it's a 58cm Paramount...
06-30-15, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,508
Posted By guy1138

Thanks for your thorough and well thought out...

Thanks for your thorough and well thought out reply. I am taking a soda break right now, but I'm building it up as we speak. I decided to go with some new 8spd Ultegra barcons and the Tektro...
06-17-15, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,508
Posted By guy1138

I should have clarified, while the previous guy...

I should have clarified, while the previous guy put on a MTB cassette and rear mech, the crank is still the original road triple. I'm OK with switching out the front derailleur if brifters are the...
06-17-15, 12:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,508
Posted By guy1138

Tandem Project: Paralysis by Analysis

I picked up a "project" tandem over a year ago and just recently dragged it out of the shed to get started on it, but I've reached an impasse.

Bottom line: Barcons or integrated shifters? It has...
08-20-13, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By guy1138

Serial number is 305652. Doesn't conform to a...

Serial number is 305652. Doesn't conform to a lot of the serial number guides that I've seen online, but I don't think they're complete, and Raleigh seemed all over the place with serial numbering,...
08-20-13, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By guy1138

Agreed about the gumwall tires, really kicking...

Agreed about the gumwall tires, really kicking myself on getting the black ones. Used to skinny 700s on modern road bikes. If I decide to sell this one, I may get some Kenda gumwalls instead...
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