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08-11-20, 04:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,197
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: 3,416
Posted By top506

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Nishiki Cresta, anyone?

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08-02-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,283
Views: 728,680
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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: 279
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: 3,471
Posted By top506

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

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

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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...
06-11-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9,053
Views: 868,001
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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05-30-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,888
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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05-09-20, 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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05-01-20, 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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04-20-20, 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......

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I looked at the pictures and was...
03-13-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,067
Posted By top506

Freebies the LBS was throwing out: ...

Freebies the LBS was throwing out:


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03-05-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,372
Posted By top506

Not a slick, but Panaracer Pasalas can be had in...

Not a slick, but Panaracer Pasalas can be had in 1", 1 1/8" and 1 1/4". I've run all three happily.

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03-05-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,040
Posted By top506

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Easy enough. This Sugino triple even used the same BB as...
03-01-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,880
Posted By top506

Cape Cod Rail Trail season opener MK 9 Mod 0

As has become traditional on St. Davids Day, along with wearing a leek in you cap, drinking beer, and singing a chorus of 'Men of Harlach' I invite one and all to the unofficial New England season...
02-09-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 604
Posted By top506

IIRC, RX100 was 7s DT shifters. RSX was a year or...

IIRC, RX100 was 7s DT shifters. RSX was a year or two later, 7 or 8s, brifters.

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02-02-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,416
Posted By top506

Another Nashbar: ...

Another Nashbar:


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01-29-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,592
Posted By top506

I'm from New York. We don't talk about 'this...

I'm from New York. We don't talk about 'this thing of ours'.......

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01-29-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 826
Posted By top506

I've seen examples of both-coin toss. Given the...

I've seen examples of both-coin toss.
Given the difference in sizes, go with the best fit.

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Forum: Northeast
01-29-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,738
Posted By top506

We do a C&V ride on the CCRT every Patriot's day...

We do a C&V ride on the CCRT every Patriot's day and Columbus Day weekend. While C&V themed, all are welcome.
Often down there other times. Drop me a line if you're on the Cape.

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01-20-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,142
Posted By top506

The bend to the stop is rather abrupt. Just...

The bend to the stop is rather abrupt. Just say'n....

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12-31-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 484
Posted By top506

May the coming one be better than the last one! ...

May the coming one be better than the last one!

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12-31-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By top506

Mine is a Record badged as a Guerciotti. Various...

Mine is a Record badged as a Guerciotti. Various bits of 7400-7403.

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12-10-19, 06:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,113
Posted By top506

Thanks. FWIW, mine is powdercoated as well. The...

Thanks.
FWIW, mine is powdercoated as well. The guy at Maine Metals called it 'Safety Yellow', but I thought it was a pretty close match to the original Schwinn 'Kool Lemon'.
Good luck with your...
12-03-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,172
Posted By top506

If you don't get super anal a presentable PX 10...

If you don't get super anal a presentable PX 10 can be built up reasonably:

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11-25-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 836
Posted By top506

As I often point out to my daughters, vintage...

As I often point out to my daughters, vintage people created the digital world.

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11-25-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,064
Posted By top506

Veiled, but perhaps deserved. They're not...

Veiled, but perhaps deserved.
They're not screwing with the person's politics, they're screwing with his money.

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11-23-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,796
Posted By top506

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I'm sure I could come up with something older (like the house...
Forum: Northeast
11-22-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8,956
Views: 1,029,360
Posted By top506

He HAD a Triumph GT 6 but abandoned Anglo-Saxon...

He HAD a Triumph GT 6 but abandoned Anglo-Saxon purity of purpose for Teutonic creature comforts. So what if the Porsche starts every day even if it's damp......

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(who misses the absolutely...
11-15-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,570
Posted By top506

:thumb: Top

:thumb:

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11-10-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,570
Posted By top506

This Airborne trooper wishing you jarheads happy...

This Airborne trooper wishing you jarheads happy birthday!

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11-06-19, 05:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,338
Posted By top506

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Tange Champion #1...
10-28-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By top506

Freebies from my LBS

Every month or so I stop by my LBS with a six of something and we chat. They are a pretty high-speed/low drag shop, one guy races Masters on the National level, the other runs centuries as weekend...
10-25-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,411
Posted By top506

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpgS9prNZT4 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpgS9prNZT4

Enjoy

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10-21-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,106
Posted By top506

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We all know it's really an Alan Record.......

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10-05-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,400
Posted By top506

I'd settle for replacement top nuts for the...

I'd settle for replacement top nuts for the headsets. Never saw one that wasn't all burled up, including the one on my Alan/Guerciotti.

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09-29-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,966
Posted By top506

The outer ring is Viscount, the two inner rings...

The outer ring is Viscount, the two inner rings are Lambert, and the crank itself and BB are Nevar. You use one of these after you remove the old BB cups:
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09-25-19, 03:59 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,209
Posted By top506

"Never shall I fail my comrades". ...

"Never shall I fail my comrades".

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09-15-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,426
Posted By top506

The brake spacers are still available new It's...

The brake spacers are still available new It's not uncommon for them to split. I'm pretty sure I have some Huret pulleys out in the barn. PM me and I'll send you one.
IIWM, the RD and crank would...
09-14-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,262
Posted By top506

When this morphs to cameras call me. Top

When this morphs to cameras call me.

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09-05-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By top506

Very much so. Running 13-25, 13-28, and 13-30 7...

Very much so. Running 13-25, 13-28, and 13-30 7 cog freewheels with indexing.

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08-03-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 158,118
Posted By top506

When I got back into sew-ups I tried tape for the...

When I got back into sew-ups I tried tape for the first few sets, but went back to glue. It's really no big deal.

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07-31-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,552
Posted By top506

"You done with that?" Top

"You done with that?"

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07-26-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,657
Posted By top506

06-19-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,051
Posted By top506

Roll your own: ...

Roll your own:

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05-21-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,037
Posted By top506

First-gen hybird (Miyata Triplecross) converted...

First-gen hybird (Miyata Triplecross) converted to drops:

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05-09-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,937
Posted By top506

Out in the barn are a Grand Jubilee, a PX-10, and...

Out in the barn are a Grand Jubilee, a PX-10, and a Super Corsa. I haven't been able to decide which is the better ride.

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