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04-11-11, 05:15 PM
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Posted By EjustE

got to ride a bunch and determine what your...

got to ride a bunch and determine what your personal rear-end prefers.
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Posted By EjustE

Well... As far as these go: You are getting...

Well...
As far as these go: You are getting frames, rims and a Cyclone MII group. And 2 really big frames. And a couple of stuck stems, seat posts etc. The 60cm Competition might sell for $400...
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Posted By EjustE

+1. Triomphe. I think around $20-30 maybe more...

+1. Triomphe. I think around $20-30 maybe more in a good week
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Posted By EjustE

This made me laugh... (the versatility part on a...

This made me laugh... (the versatility part on a SS bike).

+1. With 12 speeds this is probably worth around $150. Now less than that.
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Posted By EjustE

about half that (if everything works and the bike...

about half that (if everything works and the bike is clean).

(and this will probably move to the valuation forum)
07-29-10, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 628
Posted By EjustE

That's such an individual thing... whatever works...

That's such an individual thing... whatever works for one person might not work for another. I would suggest that she tries a bunch of saddles and see what feels the best.
07-29-10, 05:34 PM
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Views: 6,681
Posted By EjustE

Great job! These look really nice. One of the...

Great job! These look really nice. One of the nicest looking roll up bags I have seen. I am not much of a roll up bag fan, to tell you the truth, because in order to get to the things in it you...
07-29-10, 05:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,504
Posted By EjustE

I think that their is somewhat of a confusion...

I think that their is somewhat of a confusion between the 70s and (very) early 80s Panasonic-build Schwinns and the Giant-built Schwinns (the ones with the Tenax frames) of the 80s.

The...
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Posted By EjustE

Those 8sp Veloce Ergos worth about $100-125...

Those 8sp Veloce Ergos worth about $100-125 depending on the condition, assuming that they are functioning fine. Not sure about the other bits
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Posted By EjustE

About $50 each max. Have not seen a Tomos this...

About $50 each max. Have not seen a Tomos this side of the Atlantic. IIRC it is a Yugoslavian-made bike (think Yugo cars).
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Posted By EjustE

This as a whole bike is worth about $75-100. ...

This as a whole bike is worth about $75-100. Maybe $150 in Portland. Prime candidate to be parted out because of the early Deore parts, that stem/bar combination and that seat post. Very nice...
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Views: 2,555
Posted By EjustE

+1 for the price advice. This bike has a...

+1 for the price advice.

This bike has a 9sp Campy Veloce set up. One thing that you need to know: even if there are issues with the shifters, the Campy ergos (unlike most shimano stis) are...
07-27-10, 05:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,790
Posted By EjustE

was it this one? ;) ...

was it this one? ;)

http://www.hypebeast.com/image/2009/05/hypebeast-solebox-adidas-bianchi-bike-5.jpg
07-27-10, 05:42 PM
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Views: 1,102
Posted By EjustE

If you can pull it off (with your RD), a widely...

If you can pull it off (with your RD), a widely spaced hyperglide megarange 7sp would be great with that half step and granny. Hill eater
07-27-10, 05:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,032
Posted By EjustE

White is original. The PO did the switch you...

White is original. The PO did the switch you are asking about (black saddle, yellow tape), in mine, and here is what it looked like when I got it:
...
07-26-10, 09:19 PM
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Views: 3,883
Posted By EjustE

Welcome here! This is a great bike and you...

Welcome here!

This is a great bike and you will enjoy it! It looks like your Team Fuji is a later 82. The crankset has been upgraded as well. Here is my '82 as I got it a few months ago:
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07-26-10, 09:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,524
Posted By EjustE

like that 'sticky' post on the top is really...

like that 'sticky' post on the top is really useful and should be there... :crash:
07-26-10, 08:57 PM
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Posted By EjustE

What happened to the stickies in this forum?

looks like they disappeared...

yikes.

was that necessary?

(esp. with sticking only mod posts... gee.. like who cares about those 3 posts that are stickied?)
07-26-10, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By EjustE

These bikes around here sell max at $150. Max. ...

These bikes around here sell max at $150. Max. There is a nice lime green around my local CL (with a Brooks saddle mind you) that has been sitting at $80ish for about 2 weeks. Give it another week...
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Posted By EjustE

UO-8. For a rider is a good deal, esp if you get...

UO-8. For a rider is a good deal, esp if you get some alloy rims and seat post.
07-26-10, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By EjustE

If you do not see lugs, it is a fillet brazed...

If you do not see lugs, it is a fillet brazed frame. There were stopped being made after the mid 70s for a while.

(Valuation questions should go to the right place, but I am not sure that you...
07-25-10, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,431
Posted By EjustE

+1 the only bikes I have seen the Guilla Master...

+1 the only bikes I have seen the Guilla Master saddles were on Crescents
07-25-10, 07:03 PM
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Posted By EjustE

If you want to use the existing mount, the...

If you want to use the existing mount, the shimano AX series is another option. However, the best option might be locating a pair of either golden arrow or 600 arabesque clamp on shifters. If you...
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Views: 573
Posted By EjustE

+1 what ever it is, it is low end. It cannot be...

+1 what ever it is, it is low end. It cannot be a Schwinn. The serial number is in the wrong place on the dropout (even for Panasonic-made Le Tours and such) and, more importantly, Schwinn did not...
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Posted By EjustE

turkey wings and stem shifters. Not worth it.

turkey wings and stem shifters. Not worth it.
07-25-10, 05:31 PM
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Posted By EjustE

Your Brooks saddle looks like a varient of B33

Your Brooks saddle looks like a varient of B33
07-25-10, 05:27 PM
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Posted By EjustE

So you are looking for "shallow reach" bars. ...

So you are looking for "shallow reach" bars. Most Rando style bars, including the Sakae Road Champion and the Nitto B176 would fit the bill, if you are looking at 25.4 or 26 clamp. If you are...
07-25-10, 05:14 PM
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Posted By EjustE

sorry, but I think that $22.50 for Victory...

sorry, but I think that $22.50 for Victory shifters and $10 for a Victory FD are not 'low end' of the price range. Same with the $56 headset. It's Victory not Record...
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Posted By EjustE

$100 is a good estimate. Sold this one for $100...

$100 is a good estimate. Sold this one for $100 ( pretty much the same bike - also in a small size) :

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2739/4493935616_d7ee07989d_o.jpg
07-23-10, 10:10 PM
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Views: 2,328
Posted By EjustE

Nice pick :) Before you put that 500LX...

Nice pick :)

Before you put that 500LX group on a flipper, just ride it. Those shifters/RD/FD/crankset (Biopace) combination were really really really smooth. I took Deore XT off keepers and...
07-23-10, 10:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,086
Posted By EjustE

make sure that it fits first. And the other thing...

make sure that it fits first. And the other thing you need to know (from a newbie in those bikes) is that the stock handlebars are way wider (like a couple sizes bigger) than one is used to ride in...
07-23-10, 09:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,086
Posted By EjustE

welcome to the club ;) Other that the...

welcome to the club ;)

Other that the saddle this looks stock. Very well done, sir!


as far as the size goes, I would have to agree... this looks more like a 60 from here. Here is my 56...
07-23-10, 09:49 PM
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Views: 13,632
Posted By EjustE

What he said Get a late 80s/early 90s TIG...

What he said

Get a late 80s/early 90s TIG welded Japanese hybrid and will be the same as the polyvalent for far less $

(on the other hand, I looked at the specs of a complete Surly long...
07-23-10, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,740
Posted By EjustE

those are later Raleigh decals. I guess for some...

those are later Raleigh decals. I guess for some weird reason the GB equivalent of Schwinn was more desirable as the real thing...
07-23-10, 09:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,086
Posted By EjustE

Which one is your LBS again? Darn! to the...

Which one is your LBS again? Darn!

to the OP: Performance bike really does not count as an LBS. My LBS does not charge me for grunt work like this, but I don't do it often (last time I did it...
07-23-10, 09:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 837
Posted By EjustE

Let's do the math: about 100 degrees tomorrow...

Let's do the math: about 100 degrees tomorrow with about 80% humidity... I am too old to ride on days like this... I learned to pick my fights ;)
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Views: 2,838
Posted By EjustE

every time I see the word "groupo" (sic), I think...

every time I see the word "groupo" (sic), I think of grappa.

Pretensious seller. The italian word is gruppo and the english is component group (heck, 'components' make sense as well). Group...
07-23-10, 06:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,337
Posted By EjustE

Cane Creek hoods will also work. Their levers...

Cane Creek hoods will also work. Their levers are practically Diacombe copies
07-21-10, 08:02 PM
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Views: 664
Posted By EjustE

Yeah, that is a Jim Blackburn rack... methinks...

Yeah, that is a Jim Blackburn rack... methinks that the rack and waterbottle cage worth about $100 by themselves.
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Views: 2,838
Posted By EjustE

That's a hard one... these were the predecessors...

That's a hard one... these were the predecessors to 105, so you get a picture about the level. FDs alone of that level do not do well on ebay (brand new modern FDs of higher level go for less that...
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Views: 370
Posted By EjustE

Need pictures to figure out the year. If there...

Need pictures to figure out the year. If there is a Columbus Tenax tubing sticker on it, yes, $100 is a steal. And even if it is not, for a rider with DB tubing, +1. $100 is a very good deal and it...
07-21-10, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By EjustE

Is that a rando? I can barely mage the MAGNY...

Is that a rando? I can barely mage the MAGNY sticker on the fork. Great deal
07-21-10, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By EjustE

That's a really pretty bike and glad you feel...

That's a really pretty bike and glad you feel better so you can ride it. Is that and 11-34 cassette? How do you like it? I am planning on a touring build using an 11-34 and Saint hubs and RD, and I...
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Posted By EjustE

Darn! Too bad it is in Winnipeg...

Darn! Too bad it is in Winnipeg...
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Posted By EjustE

If I were you, I would part it out and ebay both...

If I were you, I would part it out and ebay both the frame and the bits. You'll get enough cash for another frame and 600 tricolor components (better than the Sante)
07-20-10, 05:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By EjustE

My answer will be pretty agnostic/cryptic: ...

My answer will be pretty agnostic/cryptic:

Use the ones that fit you bike the best and the ones that are more practical and easier to load/attach panniers for you. Touring bikes when you do a...
07-20-10, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,648
Posted By EjustE

1996. Frame listed as "double butted" cromoly...

1996. Frame listed as "double butted" cromoly and fork as "unicrown cromoly". Shimano STX parts. 25.5 lbs listed weight (but in this size you are looking at a pound less - smallest size they...
07-20-10, 05:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,379
Posted By EjustE

Whatever everybody else said: 531 has been...

Whatever everybody else said: 531 has been around for ever and a lot of people here collect and ride older bikes. In the 60s and 70s 531 (and SL) were the thing. True temper was not even around as...
07-19-10, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By EjustE

Just a 403 error. Probably some changes going on...

Just a 403 error. Probably some changes going on at the site. Give it a couple of days.
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