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02-19-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 212,905
Posted By nikku

Well I just realized I never followed up on...

Well I just realized I never followed up on thisÖso 7+ years later, here we go! 5072818. The G0385 has to signify that the bike was made in 1985. Still a sweet ride!

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02-17-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By nikku

seconded. Gafferís tape is great stuff btw.

seconded. Gafferís tape is great stuff btw.
02-14-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,720
Posted By nikku

Quantum II

1995? 96? Quantum II. Everything everyone says is true, itís a rocket ship of a bike. Got this one on eBay for a pretty good price, relatively speaking. Big size and bad pics helped I think. Full...
02-12-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5,081
Views: 565,093
Posted By nikku

Cannondale M300

Ď94 M300. When I got it it was in pretty good shape, but bars and stem had been replaced as had the shifters. I loved the ride and have taken it in some pretty rough stuff. After abusing it for a few...
01-31-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 23,393
Posted By nikku

Direct from the manufacturer!...

Direct from the manufacturer! https://www.hirschstraps.com/
Hirsch makes nice straps for a reasonable price.
01-31-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 23,393
Posted By nikku

Great thread! My taste in watches and bikes is...

Great thread! My taste in watches and bikes is very similar. Iím a sucker for early 80s to mid 90s, quartz, mechanical, whatever. Makes sense as thatís the era I grew up in.
Here is what Iím...
01-30-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By nikku

Lugs and a unicrown fork? And my size? What size...

Lugs and a unicrown fork? And my size? What size are the tires? PM incoming.
01-27-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By nikku

secondedómy wife has this very bike and now Iím...

secondedómy wife has this very bike and now Iím wondering if I should replace the forkÖ
01-15-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 359,519
Posted By nikku

M300

My vintage Cídale. Nothing special, but my favorite bike. 1994 M300. A great singletrack bike. ...
01-15-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 359,519
Posted By nikku

This is an amazing build. PM me if youíre ever...

This is an amazing build. PM me if youíre ever looking to sell it!
06-08-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By nikku

Thanks all, I have been able to restore 7 speed...

Thanks all, I have been able to restore 7 speed RSX brifters by flushing with WD40 and triflow. It didn't take too much WD40, but sounds like these 600s take a lot more effort. I'll keep working at...
06-07-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By nikku

ISO: someone who can rebuild Shimano 600 STI brifters

Just like the title says, looking for someone who can rebuild a set of Shimano 600 8 speed STI shifter/brake levers. I have a set in decent cosmetic condition, but trying to flush with WD40 and lube...
05-21-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By nikku

wait, really? Well this might not take nearly as...

wait, really? Well this might not take nearly as long as I thought. Thanks!
05-21-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By nikku

I just realized this should have probably been...

I just realized this should have probably been posted in another forum...not exactly vintage, maybe classic...although 1996 was 24 years ago (where does time go??)
Mods, feel free to move or close...
05-21-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By nikku

Klein Quantum Cable Replacement Tricks

Hey all,
Just acquired this pristine Klein Quantum II last week and received it today. It looks mint, save a couple minor rock chips on the non drive side stays, and was clearly taken care of. Just...
05-16-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,897
Posted By nikku

Off topic, but this happened to my best friend...

Off topic, but this happened to my best friend and me when we were out riding around his neighborhood. We were maybe 11 or 12. Literally run off the road. People are simply *******s, and as cyclists...
05-12-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 258,609
Posted By nikku

This is my favorite thread on C&V. Just got...

This is my favorite thread on C&V.
Just got this frame and wheelset on Ebay as a Mom's Day present for my wife. Built it up with some spare parts (and a new set of Nitto North Road 'bars), planning...
05-11-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 18,536
Posted By nikku

I'm interested, just for the mere fact that I'm...

I'm interested, just for the mere fact that I'm also in the Houston area if for nothing else.
I love those old rigid steel MTBs. Super versatile, usually inexpensive, and will run for decades if...
05-08-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 556
Posted By nikku

Bump one time to bring it back to the front...

Bump one time to bring it back to the front page...I'm sure someone out there has to have one of these bikes!
04-29-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 556
Posted By nikku

WTB: 1989 Miyata Skyrunner or 1993 Cannondale M2000/1000 XL

Hey all, I've been a long time member but not active in a while. Hope everyone is doing well in these wild times.
I know it's not really C&V (well, maybe V), but as the title says I'm looking for...
01-15-16, 03:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,294
Posted By nikku

Your book is on my Amazon wishlist, waiting for...

Your book is on my Amazon wishlist, waiting for purchase. Looking forward to digging into it.
01-15-16, 02:56 PM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,160,920
Posted By nikku

I like their listing. I couldn't agree more. Just...

I like their listing. I couldn't agree more. Just wish they had better photos of the bike!

"Also - please no "flames" about us selling an expensive bike like this. We know that in the grand...
01-12-16, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 359,519
Posted By nikku

Scratch that, it's a '94 M300, but almost nothing...

Scratch that, it's a '94 M300, but almost nothing is stock on it, so model number/year is pretty meaningless in this case--only the purple paint is very similar to the scheme on mobilemail's bike! :p
01-12-16, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 359,519
Posted By nikku

:thumb: Not long after I posted that I...

:thumb:

Not long after I posted that I scored your exact same bike (22" '96 M400 in eggplant purple) locally. The previous owner set it up with SRAM grip shifters, road cluster (short range...
12-29-15, 01:00 PM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,160,920
Posted By nikku

Not a fan of the bar tape, but nice ride: ...

Not a fan of the bar tape, but nice ride:

https://houston.craigslist.org/bik/5355896733.html

F. MOSER, Italian road race, Beautifully rebuilt ! - $390...
12-28-15, 10:06 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,026
Posted By nikku

I know I've posted this before, but it's been on...

I know I've posted this before, but it's been on CL for at least 2, probably 3 years, and during that time it gets bumped to the top every few days. It started at $200 IIRC.
...
12-18-15, 11:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,086
Posted By nikku

Shipping via USPS flat rate = excellent! Trying...

Shipping via USPS flat rate = excellent! Trying to take a non-standard box with no address label through the line at the local USPS office = BOGUS.

For large packages without a pre-printed or...
12-18-15, 11:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,035
Posted By nikku

Very expensive, but this bike is in good...

Very expensive, but this bike is in good condition, an important part of cycling history, and extremely rare to boot. Don't know if it will sell for $11.5k, but I could see it going for $9-$10k.
...
12-18-15, 10:56 AM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,160,920
Posted By nikku

https://houston.craigslist.org/bik/5365436285.html...

https://houston.craigslist.org/bik/5365436285.html

Men's Road Bike - $140 (Silverlake, Pearland)http://images.craigslist.org/00a0a_1uTXwSR5LQv_600x450.jpg
12-17-15, 01:59 PM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,926,511
Posted By nikku

Apparently pedal-less too. ...

Apparently pedal-less too.

https://houston.craigslist.org/bik/5328701993.html
Chainless Bicycle - $500 (Hempstead)http://images.craigslist.org/01111_iOb4etHVDMS_600x450.jpg...
12-10-15, 04:58 PM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,160,920
Posted By nikku

Yeah, I thought it was a pretty funny ad.

Yeah, I thought it was a pretty funny ad.
12-10-15, 01:31 PM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,160,920
Posted By nikku

https://houston.craigslist.org/bik/5347026168.html...

https://houston.craigslist.org/bik/5347026168.html

1984 Specialized Stumpjumper - $250 (Katy, TX)http://images.craigslist.org/00k0k_ewTC9kSkg6b_600x450.jpg
12-07-15, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,926,511
Posted By nikku

glad I'm not the only one who thought that....

glad I'm not the only one who thought that. Seriously, how hard would it be to take a new picture with, you know, no people in it?
12-03-15, 02:28 PM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,160,920
Posted By nikku

Probably already gone. I expect to see it back on...

Probably already gone. I expect to see it back on Houston CL before long though.

https://houston.craigslist.org/bik/5343435406.html Diamondback mountain bike - $130...
12-02-15, 06:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,217
Posted By nikku

Sweet build! I'd love to do something like this...

Sweet build! I'd love to do something like this with a Moto Grand Jubile in the red and black colorway. Add silver fenders and a nice rack (giggity) and ride it like the dandy fop I am.
11-25-15, 10:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,225
Posted By nikku

Lemonds are the opposite of what you want....

Lemonds are the opposite of what you want. Relatively long top tubes to seat tube length.
I had an '81 Miyata 912 that was a 63cm ST x 58cm TT. I liked the way it fit, felt like I could ride in the...
11-24-15, 04:08 PM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,160,920
Posted By nikku

Still not a bad price.

Still not a bad price.
11-24-15, 02:50 PM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,160,920
Posted By nikku

Hey @Bikedued...

Hey @Bikedued (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=13229) or @plonz (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=403744), you should snag this bad boy. Looks like it's in great original...
11-24-15, 09:42 AM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,160,920
Posted By nikku

I think that might be Bikedued's bike...

I think that might be Bikedued's bike...
11-19-15, 05:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,870
Posted By nikku

I feel obligated to add this (apologies if I've...

I feel obligated to add this (apologies if I've posted it before):

1985 Rockhopper (with bullmoose bars!)

488990
11-17-15, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By nikku

Youxin Ye is fast and does great work. Very...

Youxin Ye is fast and does great work. Very reasonably priced. Sherry Krauter and DAG are certified Leica techs and best of the best. Expensive. Slow. I've used Youxin Ye several times and always...
11-12-15, 01:36 PM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,160,920
Posted By nikku

I'm certain it's gone by now, but I just had to...

I'm certain it's gone by now, but I just had to post this here for posterity:

CL (https://austin.craigslist.org/)

austin (https://austin.craigslist.org/) >
for sale...
11-09-15, 02:08 PM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,926,511
Posted By nikku

Well let's see, at approximately $1.20/pack in...

Well let's see, at approximately $1.20/pack in 1990, 400 packs would be roughly $480 (about $870 in 2015 dollars). *EDIT* here is a great (short) read on these bikes: Fuji Marlboro folding bike...
11-09-15, 01:47 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 53,768
Posted By nikku

Hey Ronno, please PM me if you ever decide to...

Hey Ronno, please PM me if you ever decide to sell any of those C'dale STs!
11-07-15, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 359,519
Posted By nikku

Uunngh stop....these are grail bikes for me ever...

Uunngh stop....these are grail bikes for me ever since I found a mint mid 90's M500 for my brother in law's birthday, but every other one I've found local has been too small or an outrageous asking...
11-06-15, 02:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,534
Posted By nikku

If you're really interested in vintage camera...

If you're really interested in vintage camera gear, check out rangefinderforum.com classifieds. Primarily Leica, but lots of other interesting film gear. Fredmiranda.com buy and sell is pretty good...
11-06-15, 01:50 PM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,926,511
Posted By nikku

Friend of mine used to save up Camel points....

Friend of mine used to save up Camel points. Wonder how many packs of smokes that Marlboro bike represents?
11-06-15, 11:03 AM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,926,511
Posted By nikku

BD, you know the best from Houston CL is this: ...

BD, you know the best from Houston CL is this:

Marlboro Fuji folding bike (http://houston.craigslist.org/bik/5285869414.html)

I think it's been on there for close to 2 years now (it started at...
12-11-14, 04:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 29,096
Posted By nikku

Aha! So you're the guy who scored that...

Aha! So you're the guy who scored that Kuwahara...
I was looking at it pretty hard when it was listed on CL but just couldn't pull the trigger as it's too small for me. But even the crappy pics and...
12-08-14, 12:18 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 212,905
Posted By nikku

Thanks for sharing! I'm going to check the serial...

Thanks for sharing! I'm going to check the serial number on my recently acquired RH tonight--I'll bet it's not far off this one.
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