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09-19-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 581
Posted By cudak888

Ohhhhh, I get it now. The OP had bike for sale,...

Ohhhhh, I get it now. The OP had bike for sale, someone said the fork looks like it could be bent, and decided to complain about it in the main forum...six days after selling the bike?

Tough!
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09-19-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 581
Posted By SurferRosa

OP, for this bike you had for sale, someone asked...

OP, for this bike you had for sale, someone asked if the fork was bent. It was an appropriate question, given the photo. What may compound this issue for you is the fact that you didn't mention the...
09-18-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 590
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: 22
Views: 590
Posted By guy1138

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Novara Corsa touring bike, surprisingly hard to sell! "REI Brand" is way more...
09-16-20, 11:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 495
Posted By JaccoW

Yes tricky ;)

Yes tricky ;)
09-16-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,576
Posted By JaccoW

I don't know man, Blue Lug Japan...

I don't know man, Blue Lug Japan (https://global.bluelug.com/bicycle/tire-tube.html) has some pretty cool tyres sometimes. But for most of my everyday tyres I order in Germany but I live in Europe so...
09-16-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,389
Posted By jamesdak

Well, it's been a couple of years and I thought...

Well, it's been a couple of years and I thought I'd update this with some better pics and such. Still one great riding bike for sure. Last year I finally gave in and had the gummed up, sticky cable...
09-16-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,326
Posted By elbowging

This is a pretty old thread now but I wanted to...

This is a pretty old thread now but I wanted to add my ongoing experience/insights with the Microshift SL-N08 used with a Shimano Nexus 8. I originally had this on a Schwinn Deluxe Twinn converted to...
09-16-20, 01:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 495
Posted By JaccoW

PSA: How the (broken) @mention system works right now

The forum system for mentioning isn't working properly at the moment which some of you might have noticed because it has been ages since you got a notification of someone calling you out. ;)
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09-15-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By nlerner

Sold!

Sold!
09-13-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,274
Posted By FoldingSpace

Senseless in Seattle

Iím in Seattle and Iíve ridden about 90 miles the last three days - wearing a 3M n95 mask and to be honest I havenít even felt any difficulties- I have mild allergy related asthma, but my route may...
09-12-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By nlerner

FS: 90s Landshark Frameset, Reynolds 853

Up for sale is a Landshark frameset from the 90s fillet brazed from Reynolds 853 steel. I bought this locally, and the top tube (which is tear-drop shaped) was unpainted. The seller told me that he...
09-11-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 642
Posted By noobinsf

​​​​​​​ Yeah, if this is some sort of...

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Yeah, if this is some sort of initiation, he's the only one in on the joke. Whatever the case, I hope all is well with the guy, and you should take his interest with a grain of salt for...
09-11-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 642
Posted By DMC707

HE replied to mine --- im buessing since the...

HE replied to mine --- im buessing since the gent has been on here for 2 years and has over 400 posts, he likely genuinely appreciated these old bikes and wishes he could up a few of them.

But...
09-11-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 642
Posted By MMonde

I had no idea this guy replied with interest to...

I had no idea this guy replied with interest to almost all of the for-sale threads with this or other strange stories.. Like the gambling owed money to soon be paid back, etcŤtera...
Is this a...
09-10-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 642
Posted By cpsqlrwn

^^ This made me laugh out loud ​​My question is...

^^ This made me laugh out loud
​​My question is how he got by since March without a lawnmower.
09-10-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 436
Posted By John E

True. I think the greatest danger from tubulars...

True. I think the greatest danger from tubulars comes from adhesive failure. I just got tired of having so many to patch, even though I got reasonably good at it.
09-10-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By ryansu

In Seattle that Hard Rock would go for over $100...

In Seattle that Hard Rock would go for over $100 right now, nice find, In fact I saw one last week in poor neglected shape listed for $75. Hope something in your size comes up.
09-09-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By rootboy

Thanks Brent! Hope that one-off stop pin works...

Thanks Brent!
Hope that one-off stop pin works well for you, and stays put!
As for the flies, glad to do them. I just love tying flies. Tie so many in fact, I'll never be able to use them all,...
09-09-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 58,144
Views: 8,491,548
Posted By Markeologist

Looks like somebody scored, potentially big time....

Looks like somebody scored, potentially big time. $225.00 for this "custom tandem."
...
09-09-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 436
Posted By Salamandrine

Almost certainly just age. Rubber get brittle and...

Almost certainly just age. Rubber get brittle and degrades as it gets old. It's obvious from the fact that most of the sidewall latex is gone that the tire is quite old.
09-09-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 58,144
Views: 8,491,548
Posted By sheddle

A bit much on the price (I'd pounce on it at $750...

A bit much on the price (I'd pounce on it at $750 or so) but this is an absolute beauty, and Mavic groups always tend to go for quite a bit.

Also: brased-on numberplate tabs: always cool.


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09-09-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 58,144
Views: 8,491,548
Posted By Clang

Bianchi Project 3 - $125 (Hopkins, MN) ...

Bianchi Project 3 - $125 (Hopkins, MN)

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/661691964462688/
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09-08-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,008
Posted By dbhouston

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Patience and a willingness to pour random liquids into black...
09-08-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By Andy Antipas

Vitus carbone 7

No. It is solid. I don't know why the carbon stay is short there. I have been riding the bike for 8 years with no issues.
09-08-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 670
Posted By ryansu

OP I feel your pain and I actually sold a bike...

OP I feel your pain and I actually sold a bike recently because I knew I could (and did) get good $$ for it. I too see stuff going for crazy prices BUT I also found a nice Univega Via Montega Hybrid...
09-08-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By Andy Antipas

For Sale Vitus Carbone 7 54cm

Time to move this bike on to a new home. I'm out of shop space and I have other projects I would like to move on to. I have owned it for 8 years and it is excellent condition. Smooth and stable ride....
09-07-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,993
Posted By Bianchigirll

BTW the proceeds of my recent sales are going...

BTW the proceeds of my recent sales are going toward a fabulous Evergleam Christmas tree and floodlight with color wheel.
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09-05-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,160
Posted By cudak888

A bit of his own medicine won't hurt. He pretty...

A bit of his own medicine won't hurt. He pretty much insulted anyone who sees his listing. And hey, I can be offended by a seller too.

Get a load of him trying to unload this 10-year-old,...
09-05-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 749
Posted By jdawginsc

Thank you! I haven't heard a response and one of...

Thank you! I haven't heard a response and one of the two bikes is gone, but I think the Trek is still available.
09-04-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By JohnDThompson

As noted by others above, that crank...

As noted by others above, that crank configuration was stock on the Sports Tourer. The extra ring is ramped to facilitate shifting the large jump between inner and outer rings:
09-02-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,097
Posted By JacobLee

Figured it out: mug of hot water.

Figured it out: mug of hot water.
09-02-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By John E

As a hard core wagon fan, I am mad at Audi for...

As a hard core wagon fan, I am mad at Audi for discontinuing the A4 Avant in the US. I am keeping my 2001 VW Passat wagon and 2016 Golf Sportwagen as long as I can. At least Audi is bringing the RS6...
09-02-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,118
Posted By icemilkcoffee

I’m going to stand up for the humble RSX group....

I’m going to stand up for the humble RSX group. It’s the best choice if you want to have a STI / dual pivot brake setup in your older 126mm frame , or even a 120mm frame using an Ultra6 freewheel....
09-02-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,118
Posted By thinktubes

Thanks for "weighing in" on that - good to...

Thanks for "weighing in" on that - good to know.
09-02-20, 03:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By nomadmax

Before I die, I have to get up there for one of...

Before I die, I have to get up there for one of your rides/open houses. Good for you man!
09-02-20, 03:01 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,118
Posted By nomadmax

Campagnolo CDA. In my opinion, all the...

Campagnolo CDA.

In my opinion, all the beauty of Corsa Record but with better Delta brakes that provided more tire clearance and the push rod rear derailleur.
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09-01-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,196
Posted By merziac

:foo: Merz, Litton and Sadoff come to mind. ;)

:foo: Merz, Litton and Sadoff come to mind. ;)
09-01-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By jjhabbs

Coming soon. The new bicycle mancave

Hey guys,
Been gone from here for a while so I'm a little out of touch. Busy keeping the business rocking during covid. However Ive been going back and forth for over a year now on whether or not...
09-01-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 58,144
Views: 8,491,548
Posted By SurferRosa

Goin' to pick up this tonight ... just for the...

Goin' to pick up this tonight ... just for the Brooks Pro! :thumb:

https://images.craigslist.org/00D0D_4Xv4ZIvRkgi_0pO0jm_600x450.jpg...
09-01-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 58,144
Views: 8,491,548
Posted By Darth Lefty

This may not qualify for the thread given it's...

This may not qualify for the thread given it's from the current century, but I thought it was pretty cool time capsule
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09-01-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 552
Posted By oneclick

I have offered to lend Mr. Wahl a 26.0 block, he...

I have offered to lend Mr. Wahl a 26.0 block, he has kindly offered to pay (some of*) postage.

It occurs to me there might be others who would could use this size. If it's ok with everyone he...
08-31-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,235
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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The reason that I ask................................grabbed this...
08-30-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,097
Posted By juvela

----- "Verily, Don Roberto ist thine oncle!"...

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"Verily, Don Roberto ist thine oncle!" :)


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08-29-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,097
Posted By JacobLee

What, you donít like a tilted rack and an...

What, you donít like a tilted rack and an adjustable stem? :) Iím sort of fascinated by the as-found condition of old bikes. Who sold him the stem? Who sold him the seatpost and flipped the clamp,...
08-29-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,097
Posted By JacobLee

Rummage Sale Super Course

Well, my tagline says ďSenior MemberĒ, but give me a break. I joined this forum less than a year ago after finding a 71 International at a garage sale. I learned so much refurbishing that bike under...
08-29-20, 04:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 749
Posted By jjames1452

Best of luck

If I had a mixte that would fit your needs I'd send it to your LBS.
Praying you fund a great ride and can keep riding!
08-28-20, 08:44 PM
08-28-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By merziac

Tx, tandem tales are not always actual fun. ;)

Tx, tandem tales are not always actual fun. ;)
08-28-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 798
Posted By Rayeclarke

Thank you so much for that information. I knew...

Thank you so much for that information. I knew someone here would know exactly what this bicycle is. I took it apart and have gotten as far as painting the frame British Racing Green. Once I get it...
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