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01-17-10, 01:51 AM
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Posted By VintageTrek85

1984 Rossin - Full Campagnolo Super Record -...

1984 Rossin - Full Campagnolo Super Record - $1400

Classic Italian 1984 Rossin, 54cm top tube- $1400/cash - complete bike. Willing to sell just frame/fork/headset to right buyer.
This is a...
01-09-10, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By VintageTrek85

Spoke Tension Question

I'm checking and adjusting the tension of the spokes on my Trek 420. It has Weinmann 1 1/4 rims with 2.0 mm spokes. Any recommendations on what tension I should use?
11-24-09, 01:39 AM
Replies: 14,232
Views: 3,142,219
Posted By VintageTrek85

Here is my latest CL find. I haven't actually...

Here is my latest CL find. I haven't actually seen it in person yet. This is a picture my brother sent me. Right now I'm thinking it is an '82 311. But I'm not 100% sure.
...
11-22-09, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By VintageTrek85

Thanks for the responses guys. I had at first...

Thanks for the responses guys. I had at first asked him about the alignment and he said it was good. I'll have him take a look at that again.



I plan on it. Where he uses it or not is the...
11-22-09, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By VintageTrek85

Thanks for the concern. Thankfully he was ok....

Thanks for the concern. Thankfully he was ok. Just game away with some scratches a bruises, nothing broken or fractured. The chain came off the top of the biggest cog. Luckily there was not damage to...
11-22-09, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By VintageTrek85

Help: Shimano Compatability Issues

My brother bought a Trek 2120, 1997 or 1998, that had been upgraded to a mix of 105, Ultegra, and Dura-Ace. Last week his chain skipped of the rear cogs and caused a crash. Upon further investigation...
11-18-09, 11:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 780
Posted By VintageTrek85

I got some at my local bike co-op for $4.

I got some at my local bike co-op for $4.
11-17-09, 11:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By VintageTrek85

What is up with this frame's decals?

I know on most of these carbon bikes the model number was on the seat tube, with "composite" on the top tube. Were there variations to this? I have come across this bike and I'm curious.
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Views: 228,321
Posted By VintageTrek85

I have two questions. -First what is the...

I have two questions.

-First what is the most you have ever spent on a bike you flipped? (Excluding new tires, tubes, tape, etc...)

-How much does frame color scheme affect buyer...
11-14-09, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By VintageTrek85

I can't help with the spring question. But in...

I can't help with the spring question. But in terms of putting them back together I usually take one apart at the time, and use the other one as the model.
11-11-09, 03:58 PM
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Views: 9,138,769
Posted By VintageTrek85

1982 Trek 728 21 Touring Road Bike It is...

1982 Trek 728 21 Touring Road Bike

It is listed on the Goodwill website. Local pickup only in Orange County though. Needs some cleaning up. Auction is live for 6 more days.
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11-09-09, 06:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,780
Posted By VintageTrek85

It's possible the cables are too loose. Bike...

It's possible the cables are too loose.

Bike looks good :thumb:
11-09-09, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By VintageTrek85

+2. You would have no problem selling that bike...

+2. You would have no problem selling that bike for $250 here also. Good luck with the sale!
11-08-09, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By VintageTrek85

Nice find! The Heliomatic hub on my 420 is still...

Nice find! The Heliomatic hub on my 420 is still working great. But I don't think the bike has had very many miles on it. So I guess we will see.
11-08-09, 03:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,311
Posted By VintageTrek85

+1. I've found good bar tape many places for less...

+1. I've found good bar tape many places for less than $6.75.
11-05-09, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20,238
Views: 3,391,658
Posted By VintageTrek85

Notice anything strange? :twitchy: 70's...

Notice anything strange? :twitchy:

70's Raleigh Record Single Speed

1970's white and orange-red raleigh record. Comes with all original parts to convert back to a 10 speed, as well as...
11-04-09, 12:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,780
Posted By VintageTrek85

I 100% agree.

I 100% agree.
11-04-09, 11:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,780
Posted By VintageTrek85

One can only dream about finding a deal like that...

One can only dream about finding a deal like that here in Phoenix/Tucson.
11-03-09, 07:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,780
Posted By VintageTrek85

Thanks! The bike will definitely fit...

Thanks!



The bike will definitely fit your needs :thumb:
11-03-09, 07:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,780
Posted By VintageTrek85

I think $150 is a good deal. In fact that is what...

I think $150 is a good deal. In fact that is what I paid for my 1985 420. I'm not sure where you live, but any steel Trek is a good find...assuming all the parts are there. The bike is not a...
11-03-09, 06:57 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,052
Posted By VintageTrek85

I hear you. But after riding more, believe it or...

I hear you. But after riding more, believe it or not, I actually like them now. I like to look at friction shifting as an art ;)
11-01-09, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20,238
Views: 3,391,658
Posted By VintageTrek85

I'm not quite sure what it is. But apparently...

I'm not quite sure what it is. But apparently it's worth $300 :rolleyes:

1 of a kind!!! - $300 (scottsdale rd and thomas)

Custom 10ft.+ stretch beach cruiser.Asking $300 o.b.o or might...
Replies: 31
Views: 2,128
Posted By VintageTrek85

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2484/4062044803_94d...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2484/4062044803_94d00acf85.jpg
Courtesy of vintage-trek.com 1984 catalog.
10-31-09, 12:24 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 12,176
Posted By VintageTrek85

I live in Arizona. The riding season never ends :)

I live in Arizona. The riding season never ends :)
Replies: 31
Views: 2,128
Posted By VintageTrek85

Yes. Main tubes and the fork and stays.

Yes. Main tubes and the fork and stays.
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Views: 2,128
Posted By VintageTrek85

+1 for it depending on the market. Where I live...

+1 for it depending on the market. Where I live this bike wouldn't go for any lower than $300.
10-29-09, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By VintageTrek85

That is hilarious :lol:

That is hilarious :lol:
10-29-09, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By VintageTrek85

My girlfriend's bike has the same problem. I'm...

My girlfriend's bike has the same problem. I'm glad I saw this thread. Thanks.
10-28-09, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 680,316
Posted By VintageTrek85

Thanks guys! I felt accomplished after I was...

Thanks guys! I felt accomplished after I was done. It's been working great around campus and since then I've been on the hunt for a "real" bike to test my skills on.
Forum: Introductions
10-27-09, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By VintageTrek85

Are those orange brake calipers???

Are those orange brake calipers???
10-27-09, 11:05 PM
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Views: 680,316
Posted By VintageTrek85

Forgive the Huffy...It's my campus bike. It's...

Forgive the Huffy...It's my campus bike. It's also my first attempt at fixing up a bike. I figured I start with something I didn't care if I screwed up.

Before:
...
10-27-09, 11:22 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,417
Posted By VintageTrek85

Stay away from a Huffy Durasport...obviously. I...

Stay away from a Huffy Durasport...obviously. I got it to ride at school only. But they are so bad I even dread riding it around campus between classes :crash: I guess that's what you get for 10...
Forum: Introductions
10-27-09, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By VintageTrek85

I'm still deciding if I should charge you for...

I'm still deciding if I should charge you for finding that bike :lol:
10-25-09, 11:27 PM
10-25-09, 11:15 PM
Replies: 61,110
Views: 9,138,769
Posted By VintageTrek85

So cool. Yakima Bicycle Transporter For 10...

So cool.

Yakima Bicycle Transporter For 10 Bikes - $900 (Southwest)
Bicycle transporter can carry 10 bikes on 10 Yakima racks (racks included) on 5x10 trailer 14inch wheels 2inch ball steel...
10-25-09, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20,238
Views: 3,391,658
Posted By VintageTrek85

Someone shares our opinion. RE: Schwinn...

Someone shares our opinion.

RE: Schwinn Traveler, road bike - $1100 (Fountain Hills) - $110
http://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/bik/1437043818.html


I think you're missing a decimal in your...
10-25-09, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20,238
Views: 3,391,658
Posted By VintageTrek85

I saw that Traveler on CL. I didn't know what...

I saw that Traveler on CL. I didn't know what that guy was thinking. And still don't.
10-22-09, 11:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,617
Posted By VintageTrek85

Maybe for some...I happen to be a college student...

Maybe for some...I happen to be a college student working with very limited funds.
10-22-09, 11:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,617
Posted By VintageTrek85

RobbieTunes, thanks for the great advice. I'm new...

RobbieTunes, thanks for the great advice. I'm new to the hobby and new to buying things via CL. If I can I'll try to use some of the strategies you suggest. You're right, not being directly in the...
10-22-09, 10:46 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,617
Posted By VintageTrek85

haha very good. I would love for her to get a...

haha very good. I would love for her to get a taste of her own medicine :lol:
10-22-09, 10:43 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,617
Posted By VintageTrek85

To me o.bo. means the highest price possible if...

To me o.bo. means the highest price possible if they cannot get their asking price. But you're right. Sellers are interpreting that as the highest that they can get. CL is not an auction. Thats why I...
10-21-09, 10:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,617
Posted By VintageTrek85

She was a weird seller to begin with. Advertising...

She was a weird seller to begin with. Advertising it as "short sale only." Maybe thats a selling technique. I'm not sure.

Now I'll only be able to look at this ad and think of what could have...
10-21-09, 10:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,617
Posted By VintageTrek85

I plan on it whenever she re-posts the ad. ...

I plan on it whenever she re-posts the ad.

I've had time to cool down. But i'm still mad. What makes me mad is in all likelyhood she will probably close to her $400. I am going to learn from this...
10-21-09, 08:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,617
Posted By VintageTrek85

Has This Ever Happened to You? A Rant.

I am fuming right now. And I need to rant. Here is what happened.

On Monday I called about a 85 Trek 600 on sale for $175.

Considering the condition and the market it is a very good deal. I...
Forum: Southwest
10-16-09, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,007
Posted By VintageTrek85

Any good rides in Tucson?

Hey everyone. I'm looking for short to moderate rides 15-30 in the Tucson area. Preferably with little traffic. Does anyone know of any good rides?
10-09-09, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,778
Posted By VintageTrek85

Good observation with the 18 spd. Looking through...

Good observation with the 18 spd. Looking through the catologs in the link big_heineken posted there isn't a LTD with a triple. So now im curious. Zooming in on the picture I posted it looks like it...
10-09-09, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,778
Posted By VintageTrek85

Fuji S12-S

Hello, I am looking for any information on a Fuji S12-S, 18 speed. Tubing material, components, ranking in lineup, etc... Thanks! This is the only picture I have.
09-30-09, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,294
Posted By VintageTrek85

I just bought a pair of these from...

I just bought a pair of these from biketiresdirect.com:

http://www.biketiresdirect.com/pkek40/kenda_street_k40_(ea3)/pp.htm

They also have some other options:
...
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By VintageTrek85

Thanks for the input. I was leaning towards going...

Thanks for the input. I was leaning towards going to take a look. Even though it is a little more than I was looking to pay, the fact that Treks are rare around here makes me want to grab the first...
09-30-09, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,294
Posted By VintageTrek85

26 x 1 3/8 is a difficult size to try to find...

26 x 1 3/8 is a difficult size to try to find tires for. It was a sized used on old cruisers, 3-speeds, and departent store bikes. I found out this the hard way when I bought a old Huffy road bike to...
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