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01-15-14, 11:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,069
Posted By dokydoky

Those looking for something that won't break the...

Those looking for something that won't break the bank should look to the Tioga Beartrap.
11-20-13, 12:09 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 21,391
Posted By dokydoky

http://i.imgur.com/Jk2QTzi.jpg This thread...

http://i.imgur.com/Jk2QTzi.jpg
This thread needs more Chicago Schwinns! Here's mine, 1972 Speedster with the biggest Wald basket with as much pizza as possible. I recently found a Schwinn approved...
10-30-13, 04:36 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 44,869
Posted By dokydoky

I know Howard, the owner of the Bicycle Shack....

I know Howard, the owner of the Bicycle Shack. The shop closed a few years ago, but it lives on in Seinfeld reruns! If you watch the two part episode where Kramer goes to LA, when Jerry and George...
10-27-13, 11:00 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 103,631
Posted By dokydoky

http://i.imgur.com/y6Wg6ZU.jpg Here's mine,...

http://i.imgur.com/y6Wg6ZU.jpg

Here's mine, 1992 Specialized Epic. Full 105SC group. I've also seen this exact frame also with 105SC sold as a Schwinn with a nasty pea green paint job.
10-14-13, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,023
Posted By dokydoky

I never thought I'd say this, but I'd love to see...

I never thought I'd say this, but I'd love to see some non-drive side photos! Specifically I'm intrigued by the rear brake cable routing. Does it run through a guide around the BB like the derailleur...
Forum: Touring
04-13-11, 08:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,711
Posted By dokydoky

My Park frame pump fits perfectly on the...

My Park frame pump fits perfectly on the seatstay- I initially did that because the velcro strap I had lying around was only long enough to wrap around the pump and stay, not the pump and top tube,...
03-30-11, 10:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,123
Posted By dokydoky

I'm also interested in this- I have a nose-ripped...

I'm also interested in this- I have a nose-ripped Brooks and I'm curious about my options too.
03-18-11, 12:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By dokydoky

Definitely could be a Nishiki, are there holes...

Definitely could be a Nishiki, are there holes for a headbadge?
03-07-11, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By dokydoky

Catalog says 26.8, just like my 1984. ...

Catalog says 26.8, just like my 1984.

http://www.miyatacatalogs.com/2007/12/miyata-catalog-1981.html
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_whtVpXkKwlQ/R1oCiuqjLwI/AAAAAAAAADk/3yTCxMM7usE/s1600-h/img012.jpg
01-17-11, 01:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By dokydoky

^ what he said. The market for track frames right...

^ what he said. The market for track frames right now is probably the hottest it'll ever be.

edit: what jtgotsjets said
12-29-10, 11:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,287
Posted By dokydoky

My friend has an older Cannondale- a CAAD1 I...

My friend has an older Cannondale- a CAAD1 I think- with plastic clamp-on braze-on adapter. Here's the best pic I can find, but you can see the black plastic doo-whacky on there.
...
09-21-10, 08:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,788
Posted By dokydoky

The furniture made of car parts wasn't enough of...

The furniture made of car parts wasn't enough of a hint?
Forum: Touring
08-09-10, 12:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,284
Posted By dokydoky

If a store won't let me in with my bag (while...

If a store won't let me in with my bag (while touring or about town at home), I generally let them know that if they're going to treat me like a criminal I'll take my business elsewhere. I suppose...
08-08-10, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,581
Posted By dokydoky

This was the only pair I saw. Frankly, they're...

This was the only pair I saw. Frankly, they're less comfortable than my MTB clipless shoes (which, though just as stiff, have a bit of a slope at the front to allow a more natural gait), so I don't...
08-07-10, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,581
Posted By dokydoky

Vintage New Balance MTB shoes?

I recently got these at a thrift store, I first picked them up because they looked like a decent pair of sneakers for someone with big feet like mine!

http://i36.tinypic.com/30nkzo6.jpg
...
08-05-10, 07:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,848
Posted By dokydoky

I helped a friend find a bike a while ago, and...

I helped a friend find a bike a while ago, and the bike she ended up getting had these. They were on a somewhat low end hi-ten Ventura with mostly 600 Arabesque. Felt similar to my Suntour ones.
08-05-10, 04:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 857
Posted By dokydoky

I used to ride a 68cm Nishiki Olympic- usually I...

I used to ride a 68cm Nishiki Olympic- usually I ride a 62-63, and the 68 Nishiki had a pretty short top tube (I measured it around 60 c-c), so it was basically like my technomic-equipped 63cm...
Forum: Touring
07-25-10, 09:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,931
Posted By dokydoky

How about Toms? ( http://www.toms.com ) They seem...

How about Toms? ( http://www.toms.com ) They seem a little expensive for what they are, but when you buy a pair they donate a pair to kids in developing countries, and they're pretty comfy and...
Forum: Touring
07-24-10, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By dokydoky

I got my SunTour ones for $30 at a swap meet, but...

I got my SunTour ones for $30 at a swap meet, but after that I had a hell of a time finding a clamp-on cable guide dealy for the downtube!

Of course, since you have a MTB frame that shouldn't be a...
07-22-10, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By dokydoky

If there's a bike co-op near you, every one I've...

If there's a bike co-op near you, every one I've been to has an overflowing tub of them from people converting their bikes to square taper.
Forum: Touring
07-20-10, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4,354
Views: 2,026,719
Posted By dokydoky

I'm actually very puzzled as to what year it is....

I'm actually very puzzled as to what year it is. The paint, decals, and most of the build it came with put it as a 1984, except for two things: The rack looks like the original one but it's silver...
Forum: Touring
07-18-10, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4,354
Views: 2,026,719
Posted By dokydoky

Just got back from my first tour, SF to LA! ...

Just got back from my first tour, SF to LA!

http://i26.tinypic.com/1xk2.jpg
Forum: Touring
06-21-10, 09:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,508
Posted By dokydoky

Lugged fork is a nice touch too, and the paint...

Lugged fork is a nice touch too, and the paint color and silver decals remind me of my Miyata 1000!
06-17-10, 09:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,345
Posted By dokydoky

And I've read around that the DeTomaso Vallelunga...

And I've read around that the DeTomaso Vallelunga came not only with Campagnolo wheels, but Campy disc brakes too!
06-16-10, 12:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By dokydoky

Riding West LA to Palmdale in July

A friend and I got the idea that it would be fun to ride to another friend's house in Palmdale, and a convenient time to do so would be Fourth of July weekend. First of all, I'm wondering what the...
06-11-10, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 640,689
Posted By dokydoky

Amazing how much it looks like my Miyata 1000!...

Amazing how much it looks like my Miyata 1000! Similar color, decals, and the name seems to be thumbing its nose at my mere "One Thousand"!

http://i44.tinypic.com/4h7dz7.jpg
Forum: Touring
06-05-10, 02:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,287
Posted By dokydoky

Laguna Beach stinks, I rode from LA to Oceanside...

Laguna Beach stinks, I rode from LA to Oceanside on Memorial Day and that was by far the worst part of the trip. The only two jerkoff drivers I encountered were in there, there was nary a honk or a...
05-27-10, 12:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,698
Posted By dokydoky

Lucky for you, the Miyata catalogs are incredibly...

Lucky for you, the Miyata catalogs are incredibly well, well, cataloged. Check out MiyataCatalogs.com, and try and match up paint jobs and decals.
05-20-10, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By dokydoky

Here's what I'd personally call all of those ...

Here's what I'd personally call all of those

1) Touring - If only because that's what the MKS pedal that's shaped like that is called.
2) Track - They're similar to #7, but without the U-shaped...
05-09-10, 11:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,211
Posted By dokydoky

^ indeed, assuming it's a recently made piece, it...

^ indeed, assuming it's a recently made piece, it will be made from a plenty strong alloy, not like the somewhat weak un-alloyed titanium used in the famously weak Super Record pedal spindles.
05-05-10, 10:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,267
Posted By dokydoky

This is the best fake Hetchins...

This is the best fake Hetchins (http://fixedgeargallery.com/2007/nov/3/CarlMagnusson.htm).

http://i43.tinypic.com/24c8tg6.jpg
05-05-10, 02:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,267
Posted By dokydoky

You should make up a set of decals for it saying...

You should make up a set of decals for it saying "2Shiki" ("ni" being japanese for 2) in the style of the 3Rensho decals, that way you can keep the style while still being honest!
05-03-10, 11:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,546
Posted By dokydoky

I did that once too, to a B-15. Came on an old...

I did that once too, to a B-15. Came on an old Continental, I was distressed when it happened, and I was even more distressed when I found out how much a new one would cost me.
02-16-10, 01:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 623
Posted By dokydoky

Ray Dobbins has had a great deal of success...

Ray Dobbins has had a great deal of success buying NOS tubulars and taking pictures of them.
10-10-09, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By dokydoky

I mean, you could get a tool for that at your LBS...

I mean, you could get a tool for that at your LBS if you wanted to pay through the nose for it, but any hardware store will have one for a much more reasonable price.
10-06-09, 09:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,804
Posted By dokydoky

DA AX + a neon Turbo saddle and you'll be in...

DA AX + a neon Turbo saddle and you'll be in weird 80s heaven.
09-28-09, 06:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 801
Posted By dokydoky

What's that clamp dealy on the headset? I've seen...

What's that clamp dealy on the headset? I've seen those on older bikes before but never been able to get an answer as to what they were.
09-18-09, 08:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,150
Posted By dokydoky

Everyone else's Gitane tandem is nicer than mine....

Everyone else's Gitane tandem is nicer than mine. Mine is a 70s one with steel everything, including cottered cranks.

I'm very jealous!
09-01-09, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By dokydoky

Mike's Bike Shop...

Mike's Bike Shop (http://www.myspace.com/mikesbikeshop) in mid-city. They get it.
08-27-09, 09:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,432
Posted By dokydoky

The correct term is mitered, and any good frame...

The correct term is mitered, and any good frame builder should have no problem doing that.
08-24-09, 05:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,226
Posted By dokydoky

I have a fiery on-again-off-again relationship...

I have a fiery on-again-off-again relationship with the MAFAC cantilevers on my Gitanedem.
08-11-09, 05:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 716
Posted By dokydoky

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dave_Scott_(triathlet...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dave_Scott_(triathlete)

Six-time Ironman winner, and he did it all as a vegan to boot!
08-11-09, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17,463
Views: 2,690,166
Posted By dokydoky

How about a $3500 Univega? Lots of great parts,...

How about a $3500 Univega? Lots of great parts, but I'm pretty sure Rivendell would build you a pretty swanky brand new bike for that much.
...
08-02-09, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By dokydoky

That's a pretty dinged up Croce d' Aune. ...

That's a pretty dinged up Croce d' Aune.

http://velobase.com/ViewSingleComponent.aspx?ID=50C8A61A-736E-424F-927C-33ABDE4DF2EA&Enum=108&AbsPos=21
07-31-09, 09:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,288
Posted By dokydoky

Perhaps an embittered (former?) LBS owner?

Perhaps an embittered (former?) LBS owner?
07-18-09, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 533
Posted By dokydoky

Top mount shifters. Early 80s aero thing, they...

Top mount shifters. Early 80s aero thing, they bolt into a water-bottle type braze on.
07-17-09, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By dokydoky

Well, Phil's website says they use 18 splines,...

Well, Phil's website says they use 18 splines, and here's a picture of their tool. If that's what it looks like, then that's probably what it is.
07-13-09, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By dokydoky

Perhaps you could make bar tape out of the very...

Perhaps you could make bar tape out of the very same leather you make the seat cover of? That would have a fair bit more longevity than cork tape.
07-09-09, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 554
Posted By dokydoky

Judging from the angle of the attachment, I'd say...

Judging from the angle of the attachment, I'd say it would have to be a front rack. It would be pretty weird and droopy if it were in the back.
07-05-09, 09:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,531
Posted By dokydoky

It is worth noting that lugs still do have their...

It is worth noting that lugs still do have their applications in carbon fiber. Colnago, for example produces lugged carbon frames (http://colnago.it/c50ENG.html) in addition to using monocoque...
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