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01-27-23, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By sloar

Anyone ever bought a stolen bike?

Well, I just did. Picked up a Surly Cross Check from a nice older gentleman the other day. I really wanted it for a rider but it ended up being too big. I brought it home with the intentions of...
01-19-23, 02:37 PM
Replies: 73,965
Views: 12,017,976
Posted By sloar

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01-19-23, 06:47 AM
Replies: 73,965
Views: 12,017,976
Posted By sloar

looks like the one I painted years ago. ...

looks like the one I painted years ago.
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01-18-23, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 566
Posted By sloar

WTB touring bike

Looking for a top end touring bike 54-57cm. Trek 720, Miyata 1000, Surly for examples. Thanks
01-12-23, 12:53 PM
Replies: 73,965
Views: 12,017,976
Posted By sloar

I love this bike and have it on my watch list....

I love this bike and have it on my watch list. Right now itís too far out of my budget.
Forum: Touring
12-26-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,163
Posted By sloar

Eddie Vedders Into the Wild soundtrack.

Eddie Vedders Into the Wild soundtrack.
11-17-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,237
Posted By sloar

Being a firefighter is a great job. Plenty of...

Being a firefighter is a great job. Plenty of time to work on bikes and people feel better coming to the firehouse to buy bikes.
11-07-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 812
Posted By sloar

Now these are lights!

Pretty cool looking, Iíve never seen a setup like this before....
Forum: Touring
11-03-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By sloar

Fuji Touring Series VII

I didnít know the Fuji Series went up that high. But I found 1993 example for a steal, seems like a solid bike with a full Shimano LX group. Anyone else own one of these?




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11-02-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,169
Posted By sloar

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11-02-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By sloar

I read that these were hard to setup with non...

I read that these were hard to setup with non Suntour gear. Works great with a Shimano RD.
11-01-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By sloar

Just picked it up and sitting in ALDIs parking...

Just picked it up and sitting in ALDIs parking lot waiting on my wife. Bike is in mint condition , full Shimano LX group, which is nice. No third bottle cage.
10-31-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By sloar

1993 Fuji Touring Series VII

Iím a sucker for steel touring bikes. Iím picking this up tomorrow,seems like itís in very nice original condition. Does anyone know if there is a third water bottle mount under the downtube? Guess...
10-28-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5,832
Views: 651,915
Posted By sloar

Looking forward to getting this on the road. Ran...

Looking forward to getting this on the road. Ran shift cables today to make sure itís all going to line up.



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10-28-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5,832
Views: 651,915
Posted By sloar

Time to send the frame to the powder coater....

Time to send the frame to the powder coater. Still need to clean all the parts and glue the tires on. So far itís a 20lbs bike.



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10-20-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By sloar

WTB 600 parts

Looking for cranks 6207 model, aero brake levers and clamp on shifters. Thanks
Replies: 21
Views: 768
Posted By sloar

If I buy a bike to flip I make sure it’s my size...

If I buy a bike to flip I make sure it’s my size incase it doesn’t sell.
10-10-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By sloar

Parts bin build

Sometimes these are my favorite builds. I picked this Centurion Elite RS up yesterday at a nice price. It had 600 R/D and F/D and cheap cranks. I changed it over to a triple and added a few other...
09-29-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By sloar

I got the bike pretty cheap, bought it off the...

I got the bike pretty cheap, bought it off the original owner that rode it once and out it up. I ended up cutting the handlebars down a bit, upgrading the fork to a Rockshox Recon, Deore RD and Sora...
09-13-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By sloar

I never recommend taking them out, but I service...

I never recommend taking them out, but I service my bikes more than normal. Gives me something to do at work.
09-11-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 728
Posted By sloar

My first RB-1

After all the years this is the first RB-1 Iíve had the opportunity to buy. Popped up this morning an hour away, but the price was so good I couldnít pass on it. Just finished overhauling it and...
09-11-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By sloar

Shifter lot

$70 shipped for all. US shipping only.
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09-06-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 688
Posted By sloar

I thought the same thing when I looked at the pic.

I thought the same thing when I looked at the pic.
09-06-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 688
Posted By sloar

Im actually wanting to sell the stem and keep...

Im actually wanting to sell the stem and keep everything else.
09-06-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 688
Posted By sloar

Opinions on my new Colnago, what would you do?

Just picked this up from a buddy today. He paid $140 for a storage locker and this was in it. We were both happy with the deal and I did tell him I wasnít sure if itís future. It does fit and Iíd...
09-03-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 805
Posted By sloar

I’d probably use a carbon fork with a 10 speed...

I’d probably use a carbon fork with a 10 speed modern build. But still be on the lookout for the correct fork.
08-31-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By sloar

Brake hood repair

The top was torn off, so some hot glue and paint used and it should be fine until I find a replacement. Looks pretty good from a distance.



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08-16-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 21,468
Views: 4,113,894
Posted By sloar

I love the brake levers. ...

I love the brake levers.
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08-16-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,048
Posted By sloar

Ask any hillbilly and they will tell you JB Weld...

Ask any hillbilly and they will tell you JB Weld is Duct tapes brother from another mother. After a 40 mile ride today, I think that bottle cage is on there forever....
08-14-22, 05:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,048
Posted By sloar

Always peel the tape off before buying

Little surprise covered with electrical tape.
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07-30-22, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2,739
Views: 1,026,381
Posted By sloar

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07-29-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By sloar

The Campy guides worked really good. I was able...

The Campy guides worked really good. I was able to keep the original bolts....
07-25-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,875
Posted By sloar

almost looks like the back part of a chainring...

almost looks like the back part of a chainring bolt, maybe try a chainring wrench
07-25-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 73,965
Views: 12,017,976
Posted By sloar

I decided to keep it, itís a little long for me...

I decided to keep it, itís a little long for me but a 60mm stem I had solved that problem. Such a great rider.
07-23-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2,739
Views: 1,026,381
Posted By sloar

Just pulled this out of storage, time to do...

Just pulled this out of storage, time to do something with it....
Replies: 27
Views: 1,191
Posted By sloar

$425 locally, Iím pretty happy with it especially...

$425 locally, Iím pretty happy with it especially since I didnít have to deal with EBay.
07-13-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By sloar

Trek 520 borderline vintage

Bought this of a member on the for sale forum. UPS delivered it yesterday and I got to work setting it up. Great riding bike and hopefully Iíll have it fully loaded for a trip across the country next...
07-13-22, 05:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By sloar

Maybe if enough people tell him that, I might get...

Maybe if enough people tell him that, I might get a good price on it.
07-12-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By sloar

Figured someone would be interested in a Titanio...

Figured someone would be interested in a Titanio Decor twin downtube. First one that I’ve seen in person.
07-12-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By sloar

Had to share this Colnago

Itís not mine, a non-riding buddy bought this today without knowing anything about it. He got a smoking good deal, but heís the type thatís gonna want eBay prices. ...
07-07-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 622
Posted By sloar

I had a well worn frame with missing decals. I...

I had a well worn frame with missing decals. I put new decals on then rubbed and scuffed the decals until the patina matched.
07-03-22, 05:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By sloar

Never mind, my old eyes didnít see this until...

Never mind, my old eyes didnít see this until now.



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06-26-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,312
Posted By sloar

So many variables, location number one. Where I’m...

So many variables, location number one. Where I’m at I can get more out of a Trek 5200 than an 80’s DeRosa or Colnago.
06-26-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 125,408
Posted By sloar

This Colnago Classic turned out pretty good, a...

This Colnago Classic turned out pretty good, a few surprises after I got it home. Woke up early Friday morning to drive 2 hours to get batteries for our golf cart. While waiting for my wife I clicked...
06-16-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By sloar

Odds and ends parts

All prices are shipped.


Impero Silca pump 23” SOLD
Shimano 600 AX seatpost 27.2 SOLD
Campy pedals, the toe clips are partially broke at the second hole of the mounting tab but still hold fine....
06-11-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By sloar

Waiting on a Valentino rear derailleur and some...

Waiting on a Valentino rear derailleur and some Panaracer Pasela tires I thought Iíd mess around with a different build. I kinda like the setup.



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06-09-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By sloar

I couldnít resist this Cilo

But, I probably shouldíve. I keep telling myself it will be a decent rider. Not sure yet where Iím going with it but I got a good package deal with 2 sets of Campy wheels and spare parts....
06-07-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,135
Posted By sloar

Honestly Iím not sure yet. Iím going to put some...

Honestly Iím not sure yet. Iím going to put some miles on the straight bar and see what Iím wanting.
05-29-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 554
Posted By sloar

0000 steel wool with chrome polish, I’ve had...

0000 steel wool with chrome polish, I’ve had great results without damaging the chrome.
05-22-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By sloar

Bar tape,bar tape,bar tape inner tube!

Just picked up this bike and had to laugh at the bar tape job.


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