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06-21-19, 08:01 AM
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Posted By rgvg

Triple butted since 1985. Other models were also...

Triple butted since 1985. Other models were also triple butted. Labels were STB or Spline Triple Butted later on.
06-11-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 575
Posted By rgvg

both the 310 and 912 seems to have been marketed...

both the 310 and 912 seems to have been marketed in the same semi-pro series, at least for some years, but the 912 has better specs, if same year. so if about same price between those two i'd go for...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,068
Posted By rgvg

Probably will fit right in with cl asking prices...

Probably will fit right in with cl asking prices in Vancouver. Dunno about sold prices though.
06-05-19, 11:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,776
Posted By rgvg

It's got aero shifters. He'll need one of those...

It's got aero shifters. He'll need one of those adapter things to get the cable stops on if he goes to barcons.
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Views: 556,398
Posted By rgvg

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1184x888/centurybike_544ee8960ebfb2b2cdf88756dfcf2ad3fc7218d1.jpg

My 1984 Specialized Sequoia which I rode today on my first Century ride. It...
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Views: 1,062
Posted By rgvg

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/444x888/century2_814d7c5f31467d1d87c5e89e2ae0126d15d345f2.jpg...
05-13-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,746
Posted By rgvg

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1249x937/clunker1_7874f4876b2b26cde9c579cfbb9784a1dc82b4f5.jpg...
05-03-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,210
Posted By rgvg

If it's not too new for you early hybrids shipped...

If it's not too new for you early hybrids shipped with 38s. I've seen them posted on C&V so maybe? Schwinn Crosscut. Call them vintage 29ers?
04-07-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 77,128
Posted By rgvg

Man that guy's got a lot of stuff. He had this...

Man that guy's got a lot of stuff. He had this Motobecane Grand Record earlier last year. If only I lived closer.... I think someone else on the forum got it for $150. I forgot who.
04-07-19, 08:06 PM
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Views: 77,128
Posted By rgvg

Joined the Pacific Populaire on my slightly too...

Joined the Pacific Populaire on my slightly too big Sequoia. C&V were vastly outnumbered, but I did spot a Proctor (was told it was built in Alberta), a couple of Marinonis, a Fuji Touring III,...
04-02-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 961
Posted By rgvg

I don't think the sellers generally know what...

I don't think the sellers generally know what they're selling. They just check craigslist prices and try to match and it just goes up and up. It seems to me even the coop does the same thing. Some...
Replies: 36
Views: 3,910
Posted By rgvg

Totally third hand, but I did see a video which...

Totally third hand, but I did see a video which mentioned Charge Spoon, Charge Ladle, Specialized Toupe, and Fizik Aliante VS by the pathlesspedaled guy.
...
02-21-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 51,214
Views: 6,656,040
Posted By rgvg

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/renton-19...

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/renton-1974-schwinn-paramount/6824862554.html

74 blue Schwinn paramount. My size and I know some of you like this size too. I just don't have the $$$ and...
02-15-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,763
Posted By rgvg

Thanks. I look forward to seeing your completed...

Thanks. I look forward to seeing your completed project. I have an '83 with 27" on it right now and I have thought about switching to 700c for slightly wider tires but one reason I've held off was I...
02-15-19, 02:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,763
Posted By rgvg

Say I'm a little bit curious are those 700c...

Say I'm a little bit curious are those 700c wheels you're putting on the Pro Tour? Did you get the Pro Tour with 700c or did it have 27s? Wouldn't there be some issues with the cantilevers going...
01-11-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 755
Posted By rgvg

Thanks Merziac. The frame I have has a few of...

Thanks Merziac. The frame I have has a few of those, though not as extensive as in your picture.
01-11-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 755
Posted By rgvg

Any chance of a picture? I googled "snakes under...

Any chance of a picture? I googled "snakes under the paint" and I got a lot of pictures of snakes. Also tried "rust worms" and got lots of pictures of worms.

I have a frame with a few thread like...
Forum: Commuting
01-06-19, 10:56 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 6,796
Posted By rgvg

Car lite only since November 2018 when car was in...

Car lite only since November 2018 when car was in accident and was written off. Been biking to work, grocery, etc for a year and a half before that. Joined car sharing coop to ferry wife and daughter...
Forum: Commuting
01-06-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,603
Posted By rgvg

Maybe downtown it's 10%. Not to say where I work...

Maybe downtown it's 10%. Not to say where I work is typical, but I'm not downtown and comparing the number of bikes in the bike cage and the number of cars in the parkade, no way it's 10% there.
...
12-09-18, 01:54 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,411
Posted By rgvg

I think both by the same seller. Prices are in...

I think both by the same seller. Prices are in CAD so in USD should be 4878.58 for the colnago and 4203.08 for the guerciotti
Colnago...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,068
Posted By rgvg

That's a good theory on the F & B stickers, but...

That's a good theory on the F & B stickers, but then they would be on the wrong side, wouldn't they? The B should be on the drive side, if it were true.
10-25-18, 10:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 710
Posted By rgvg

There's a similar one on vancouver cl, but asking...

There's a similar one on vancouver cl, but asking for more. Same components, looks like. Isn't the Velox #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) from the bottom end at...
Replies: 24
Views: 1,022
Posted By rgvg

So did you all pass on it? I've been staring at...

So did you all pass on it? I've been staring at that listing for a while but it's 2.5 or 3 hours away from me. There was a grand record in poorer condition for $100 in bremerton some time ago, and...
10-16-18, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By rgvg

Thanks guys. I will keep this in mind when...

Thanks guys. I will keep this in mind when looking for one.
10-16-18, 07:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 552
Posted By rgvg

I don't know how the other guy did it but you...

I don't know how the other guy did it but you could say I cheated, in the sense that I had seen your previous posts in other threads recently. I was considering that frame too but was concerned if...
10-15-18, 03:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 552
Posted By rgvg

I'd guess its initials are N and P.

I'd guess its initials are N and P.
10-15-18, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By rgvg

Are mixte headtubes sized relatively the same as non mixte?

Just contemplating getting a mixte for my eventual old age and was wondering if the head tube size on mixtes are sized the same so I can guesstimate frame sizes from cl pictures. I saw an ad and it...
10-14-18, 03:09 PM
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Views: 30,058
Posted By rgvg

Antmaster5000 can I ask what fenders you have on...

Antmaster5000 can I ask what fenders you have on there? thanks
10-14-18, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 865
Posted By rgvg

There was one on my local cl my size asking only...

There was one on my local cl my size asking only 100USD last week. I replied and a bit after he upped the price to about 150USD. I stalled and the next thing I knew it was gone. I am so sad. Stupid....
10-12-18, 02:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 870
Posted By rgvg

How many layers of shellac do you put on?

How many layers of shellac do you put on?
10-12-18, 08:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,112
Posted By rgvg

How about these at velo orange?...

How about these at velo orange? https://velo-orange.com/collections/brake-parts/products/dia-compe-hoods-for-202-204-brake-levers[/left]
10-09-18, 10:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,112
Posted By rgvg

I sent a zip file to the email address on the...

I sent a zip file to the email address on the website. If you don't get it then just pm me your email and I'll resend.
10-08-18, 05:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,112
Posted By rgvg

1983 ...

1983

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1550/protour_a14af1167e577d9eef48e77629bb9dc9acf3634a.jpg...
10-08-18, 04:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,112
Posted By rgvg

It's the same on my '83.

It's the same on my '83.
10-08-18, 04:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,112
Posted By rgvg

I do have the pages scanned. Was there a...

I do have the pages scanned. Was there a particular one you wanted to see or just wanted to browse the catalog?
10-08-18, 03:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,112
Posted By rgvg

84 catalog is on sheldon's site. Le Tech RD. I...

84 catalog is on sheldon's site. Le Tech RD.
I have an 83 catalog. Cyclone Mk II GT RD on the 83.
10-08-18, 02:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,112
Posted By rgvg

Is that the right orientation for the rear brake...

Is that the right orientation for the rear brake cable stop? If it is then mine's on backwards.
10-05-18, 05:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 880
Posted By rgvg

That is one heck of a wrap job. I thought two...

That is one heck of a wrap job. I thought two colors was hard enough you put in at least 5? Or is that some pattern printed on the wrap? Very nice.
10-05-18, 09:43 AM
Replies: 51,214
Views: 6,656,040
Posted By rgvg

Titanium Miyata

https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/pml/bik/d/miyata-t6000-titanium-made-in/6715361617.html
10-02-18, 11:15 PM
Replies: 665
Views: 100,358
Posted By rgvg

Yeah I would love to find one my size. They are...

Yeah I would love to find one my size. They are not as common here compared to Miyatas or Nishikis. I have seen maybe 3 in the past year on our local craigslist, all of them 57cm. I like the...
10-02-18, 09:12 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 100,358
Posted By rgvg

Two Kuwaharas

That go to work where I do. Lovely bikes. Both are quad butted Ishiwata, a Cascade and a Caravan. I had a blue Caravan but I had to let it go because it was too big for me.
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09-25-18, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 770
Posted By rgvg

There was a thread I saw asking about benotto bar...

There was a thread I saw asking about benotto bar tape and they did mention that yes, bar tape with no adhesive is a thing. The adhesive is for convenience apparently.
09-24-18, 09:28 AM
Replies: 51,214
Views: 6,656,040
Posted By rgvg

Looks suspiciously like a Torpado. Not high end...

Looks suspiciously like a Torpado. Not high end but it's probably all chrome under that paint.
09-21-18, 04:47 PM
Replies: 665
Views: 100,358
Posted By rgvg

Summer is gone and I was amused to see two other...

Summer is gone and I was amused to see two other bikes in the same rack at work with plastic bags over the seats. I don't know what that blue one is. I need a nondescript one like that. The one in...
09-13-18, 10:41 PM
Replies: 665
Views: 100,358
Posted By rgvg

Just a guess but it reminds me of a Nishiki...

Just a guess but it reminds me of a Nishiki Professional I saw on craigslist a few weeks back. It was a beauty but darker green, possibly metallic paint, and the fork was different. Could be a...
09-05-18, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By rgvg

There should be some more catalog pages on the...

There should be some more catalog pages on the internet if you look.

Continental I think had better components than the International, at least in 1983.
...
09-03-18, 06:45 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,097
Posted By rgvg

My Clunker Challenge #4...

My Clunker Challenge #4 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4) entry, of which I won't post a picture here because it's already in the clunker thread. It's the bike...
08-13-18, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By rgvg

You checked out this link ?...

You checked out this link ? https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1008314-72-super-sport-crank-set-upgrades.html

There should be other posts on super sport crank conversions on this forum as...
07-31-18, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By rgvg

C = 1983

C = 1983
07-27-18, 12:28 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 19,033
Posted By rgvg

Okay we're done with our 100kms. Mostly short...

Okay we're done with our 100kms. Mostly short hops to and from work over the past 2 weeks, but also including groceries, once to the doctor, the coop, local parks, and so on. Luckily for me it's...
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