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08-11-20, 04:23 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By top506

You're killing me......... ...

You're killing me.........


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It took me years to collect all the...
08-06-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,413
Posted By top506

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Nishiki Cresta, anyone?

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08-02-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,120
Posted By top506

IIRC, 7400 pedals used a proprietary Shimano...

IIRC, 7400 pedals used a proprietary Shimano cleat.

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08-02-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,283
Views: 728,651
Posted By top506

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This Cresta is out in the barn awaiting a new owner. Serial # WE 14066....
07-31-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By top506

My experience concurs that they are easier on the...

My experience concurs that they are easier on the knees.

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07-29-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,468
Posted By top506

"they're more like guidelines......" ...

"they're more like guidelines......"

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07-21-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By top506

There's a '93 R600 out in the barn. 2.8 frame,...

There's a '93 R600 out in the barn. 2.8 frame, built up with 105 5600 comps. Hangs with the go fast bikes.

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07-16-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,153
Posted By top506

I went the same route. Bike now wears 32s all...

I went the same route. Bike now wears 32s all around:


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07-12-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,153
Posted By top506

What size is the front tire? I recently...

What size is the front tire? I recently overhauled a Nashhbar 'Terry-style' bike and the front was an off the wall iso 547.

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07-04-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 263,872
Posted By top506

I have both in 110. PM me. Top

I have both in 110. PM me.

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07-02-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By top506

Interested in the Ksyrium wheels. What do you...

Interested in the Ksyrium wheels. What do you need for trade?

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07-02-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By top506

I went with the short stem because the...

I went with the short stem because the Triplecross had a very long top tube in relation to the seat tube. 54x57cm maybe.

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07-02-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By top506

+1. In the early years of this century, I...

+1.
In the early years of this century, I invented gravel bikes...I just didn't know it ;).
Up here in farm and forest Maine, it's farm roads, skidder roads, cow trails, ect. I was teaching my kids...
06-29-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,249
Posted By top506

+1. Greg's graphics grace my Super Corsa as...

+1.
Greg's graphics grace my Super Corsa as well.

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06-25-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,583
Posted By top506

Pretty subtle, but custom Ironman Graphics: ...

Pretty subtle, but custom Ironman Graphics:


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06-22-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9,053
Views: 867,957
Posted By top506

Didn't plan this, but it matches the new Taco: ...

Didn't plan this, but it matches the new Taco:
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06-21-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,379
Posted By top506

FWIW, my last order took over 6 weeks. When it...

FWIW, my last order took over 6 weeks. When it arrived it had a handwritten note thanking me for my patience and commenting on how busy they were, plus a complete set of duplicate decals. It's the...
06-15-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,014
Posted By top506

Steel rings? Top

Steel rings?

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06-13-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 716
Posted By top506

Sizes of the Black Lightnings? Top

Sizes of the Black Lightnings?

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06-12-20, 01:08 PM
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Posted By top506

You can always pull them out of old V-brake...

You can always pull them out of old V-brake noodles.

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06-11-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9,053
Views: 867,957
Posted By top506

I have been Ironman-less since my '88 and '89...

I have been Ironman-less since my '88 and '89 Experts went South to fine new homes in October. I DID have this nasty '87 MV out in the barn at the far end of the project queue:

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06-09-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,288
Posted By top506

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06-08-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By top506

Terry-style Nashbar

Nashbar branded bikes keep following me home:


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27" (ISO 630) in the...
06-04-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By top506

Very true, which is why my 979 is 'tout...

Very true, which is why my 979 is 'tout Mavic'.........mostly, anyway.

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06-04-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By top506

My sole issue with the Vitus is it's twichyness...

My sole issue with the Vitus is it's twichyness on fast descents. Some will say the frame is very flexy, and it is a nice soft ride, but at about 35-40 MPH it feels as if the two wheels want to take...
06-04-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By top506

I have both. ...

I have both.


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05-30-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,886
Posted By top506

With a '93 R600 and a '97 SR500 in the barn,...

With a '93 R600 and a '97 SR500 in the barn, along with a 979, I'm not qualified to give an either/or answer.

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05-27-20, 04:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By top506

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I went the seat stay route.

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05-26-20, 04:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By top506

FWIW, these are great for 27"-700c conversions....

FWIW, these are great for 27"-700c conversions. I'm running them on my '81 Miyata 710 and my daughter's Shogun 400. And they DO stop.

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05-24-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By top506

Nashbar 3000 T front wheel size

Recently acquired this late 80's/early '90's made in Tawian Terry-style Nashbar. Front wheel has an Araya rim marked "24x1" w/o". Since there are several sizes of '24 inch' rims I was hoping someone...
05-23-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 720
Posted By top506

My powdercoat guy is so reasonable ($50 blast and...

My powdercoat guy is so reasonable ($50 blast and single color frame and fork) that I don't mind a little clean up on the head tube and crown race.

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05-20-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,208
Posted By top506

This. I'm selling faster than I can bolt BSOs...

This.
I'm selling faster than I can bolt BSOs together and my regional manager says that there aren't more coming in the supply chain.

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05-14-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By top506

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05-11-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By top506

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I really should clean this up and ride it more often.

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05-09-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,123
Posted By top506

Taiwanese is not the same as (Communist Red)...

Taiwanese is not the same as (Communist Red) Chinese. Just an old Cold Warrior say'n.....

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05-09-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By top506

FWIW, I love the Microshift/New brifters. The...

FWIW, I love the Microshift/New brifters. The paddles just fall right under my fingers.
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05-07-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By top506

I had a bear amble across the road one Sunday...

I had a bear amble across the road one Sunday morning.

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05-07-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 74
Posted By top506

WTB SRAM Apex right shifter

Black, white, whatever.

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05-05-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,379
Posted By top506

I ordered a off the shelf set for the Labonne on...

I ordered a off the shelf set for the Labonne on March 20th. They arrived within two weeks. I'm currently waiting on two rather custom sets ordered APRIL 17 and May 2.
Been doing business with JR...
05-05-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,040
Posted By top506

The place off I84 just north of Hartford? Love...

The place off I84 just north of Hartford? Love it!

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05-01-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,040
Posted By top506

Not a damn thing different. Top

Not a damn thing different.

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04-30-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 38,304
Posted By top506

Not at all. Top

Not at all.

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04-28-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,339
Posted By top506

Yeah, New Star, right you are. Digging through...

Yeah, New Star, right you are.
Digging through thr stack of wheels in the barn I found a New Star front hub laced to a Al rim, but with a QR axle. I'll see if I can't find a solid axle and cone set...
04-27-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 979
Posted By top506

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Mine came to me as a frame and fork. I built it up with parts from a too-large Grand...
04-21-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By top506

DA freehub tool: ...

DA freehub tool:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1121976-need-th-fh10-tool-ten-minutes.html

a couple of bucks from a good hardware store.

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04-20-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,339
Posted By top506

That is what I was shooting for ???...

That is what I was shooting for




???
The brake bridge is unmarked.


juvela is of the opinion this is a Chiorda contract build.
04-19-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,339
Posted By top506

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Morning light and a build to finish!
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04-19-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,339
Posted By top506

My completely nothing special Italian bike boom gaspipe nostaglia build.

It may not be Mad Honk's fault, but it started there......

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals/1190729-labonne.html

I looked at the pictures and was...
04-13-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By top506

This: I've managed it three or four times over...

This:
I've managed it three or four times over the years and was able to re-assemble the freewheel.

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04-02-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,879
Posted By top506

Ok, I'm calling it. POSTPONED!! Tentative...

Ok, I'm calling it.
POSTPONED!!
Tentative date 16 May. Stay safe 'til then.

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