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08-10-18, 12:14 PM
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Posted By Iowegian

I was thinking the same thing. I had a crashed...

I was thinking the same thing. I had a crashed RB-1 that had the same stickers. Unfortunately it was worse than this one and the lugs were cracked. It is now hanging from the ceiling at the local...
08-09-18, 02:05 PM
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Views: 797
Posted By Iowegian

Perhaps. The analogy of a spring was probably a...

Perhaps. The analogy of a spring was probably a poor example but as you mentioned, a bike frame constantly flexes and thus acts as a sort of spring. My point was that steel can sustain virtually...
08-09-18, 01:49 PM
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Views: 774
Posted By Iowegian

^+1. Also glad the temptation is gone. What a...

^+1. Also glad the temptation is gone. What a beauty.
08-09-18, 01:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 797
Posted By Iowegian

I am fairly certain that steel can flex within...

I am fairly certain that steel can flex within its elastic limit virtually forever without fatigue. That is how springs work and they rarely fail unless rusted or damaged. They're your teeth of...
08-09-18, 10:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 797
Posted By Iowegian

I'm not a metallurgist or frame builder but IMHO...

I'm not a metallurgist or frame builder but IMHO the difference would be mostly cosmetic. That assumes the geometry of the frame wasn't affected by the impact. You could ask around the...
08-06-18, 03:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 797
Posted By Iowegian

You can also roll out the bulge with aluminum...

You can also roll out the bulge with aluminum blocks that are made for that purpose. I have a set and if you want to borrow them let me know. This will ruin the paint in the affected area so be aware...
07-20-18, 12:59 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 17,552
Posted By Iowegian

If you're looking for a rim let me know what type...

If you're looking for a rim let me know what type it is, I may have one kicking around. And I'm just down the road in Boulder.
07-18-18, 02:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 645
Posted By Iowegian

smart kid! smart dad!

smart kid!



smart dad!
07-18-18, 12:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 645
Posted By Iowegian

On second look that is still a beautiful bike. ...

On second look that is still a beautiful bike. Very nice update!
I've convinced my college-age son that fenders are actually pretty nice when your bike is your only transportation. Have you...
07-17-18, 10:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 645
Posted By Iowegian

Hey! That's my home town... :D And a beautiful...

Hey! That's my home town... :D And a beautiful place it is.

That bike looks perfect for the area and I'm sure he will enjoy lots of riding. Just hope he doesn't mind HILLS but at that age, I'm...
06-14-18, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 564
Posted By Iowegian

I have a RB-1 fork but it is from a newer model...

I have a RB-1 fork but it is from a newer model (it's yellow so 92/93?) and it's from a larger frame (62cm?). The bike was crashed and had a ding on the top tube as well a potentially cracked seat...
06-01-18, 09:18 PM
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Posted By Iowegian

Miyata 1000 touring bicycles, his and hers - $400...

Miyata 1000 touring bicycles, his and hers - $400 (Louisville, CO)https://boulder.craigslist.org/bik/d/miyata-1000-touring-bicycles/6605153964.html

If you're looking for Miyata 1000 here are 2. ...
06-01-18, 09:16 PM
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Posted By Iowegian

Miyata 1000 touring bicycles, his and hers - $400...

Miyata 1000 touring bicycles, his and hers - $400 (Louisville, CO)
https://boulder.craigslist.org/bik/d/miyata-1000-touring-bicycles/6605153964.html

Looks like a 'barn find' pair of nice touring...
05-04-18, 09:43 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 28,754
Posted By Iowegian

I have a pair I think....sent you a PM oops,...

I have a pair I think....sent you a PM

oops, my bad. Mine are French threaded...
04-26-18, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By Iowegian

sold....and thanks for the info Spaghetti. I'm...

sold....and thanks for the info Spaghetti. I'm glad it will find a good home as it's way too small for me and my wife just isn't into it.
04-25-18, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By Iowegian

Vintage wool jersey

'Size 4', made in Italy, 80% wool, 20% acrylic
good shape except for small holes as pictured

I'll try to get detailed measurements if needed but I would call this a men's small, women's medium...
04-22-18, 09:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,268
Posted By Iowegian

In all the years I've been on BF that has to be...

In all the years I've been on BF that has to be one of the nicest bikes I've seen. Congrats and enjoy!
03-09-18, 05:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,299
Posted By Iowegian

Not really. An octave is doubling of frequency...

Not really. An octave is doubling of frequency but it would take 4x the tension to achieve this on a spoke. :eek: Assuming something didn't go twang! first.
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02-20-18, 08:10 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 28,754
Posted By Iowegian

I have all or nearly all the components off a 87...

I have all or nearly all the components off a 87 SS. I'm sure I could find some suitable wheels too but they are expensive to ship so I'd search locally first. What parts are you looking for? I'm...
02-13-18, 05:51 PM
Replies: 47,703
Views: 5,898,724
Posted By Iowegian

Centurion 57cm ProTour frame - $50 (Denver)...

Centurion 57cm ProTour frame - $50 (Denver) (https://denver.craigslist.org/bop/d/vintage-80s-touring-centurion/6495580039.html)

These are nice....

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02-09-18, 03:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,129
Posted By Iowegian

Great work so far on the restoration. I have a...

Great work so far on the restoration. I have a few old French bits laying around also so be sure to speak up about what you need. And in that vein....if the original single-ring cottered crankset...
02-09-18, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 128,831
Posted By Iowegian

I have a set of the low-riders. Also have a...

I have a set of the low-riders. Also have a matching front wrap-around and rear rack but it is the 2 prong type. I might have a single center mount but would have to check. No front center mount...
02-05-18, 05:11 PM
Replies: 47,703
Views: 5,898,724
Posted By Iowegian

A rare duck if you're looking for one of these......

A rare duck if you're looking for one of these...

Mavic MA-40 28h Rim - $20 (boulder, co)



https://boulder.craigslist.org/bop/d/mavic-ma-40-rim/6483983763.html
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02-02-18, 06:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By Iowegian

On an 82? I have a 27" version of this bike that...

On an 82? I have a 27" version of this bike that I thought was all original and IIRC it came with a gold colored 6-speed freewheel that seemed normal in every way. I've upgraded the drive train...
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