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06-12-08, 05:26 PM
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Posted By amnomad

The last gauge I saw sell for $13 on ebay,so i...

The last gauge I saw sell for $13 on ebay,so i figure I got the bike and the dollar for $12. I would probably take $6 for the 1970's vintage dollar.
06-12-08, 09:44 AM
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Views: 487,120
Posted By amnomad

Way overpriced though, I scored an orange men's...

Way overpriced though, I scored an orange men's with a B15 for $25, and it had a dollar and a schwinn approved tire gauge in the seatbag :D
12-25-07, 03:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,522
Posted By amnomad

I just got a set of seat tube decals from JR for...

I just got a set of seat tube decals from JR for my 1980 414 and they look great. I think he already had the art, but it only took 2 weeks and was very reasonable.

John
12-19-07, 04:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,992
Posted By amnomad

Is that a Clarkman? You've got to dismantle the...

Is that a Clarkman? You've got to dismantle the latch hasp from the auxiliary drainage line......
12-12-07, 08:35 PM
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Views: 487,120
Posted By amnomad

Another sweet european mixte, seller has a few...

Another sweet european mixte, seller has a few cool bikes I'm having trouble resisting...
...
12-11-07, 12:03 PM
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Views: 487,120
Posted By amnomad

He had it on ebay for $75 a couple of weeks ago...

He had it on ebay for $75 a couple of weeks ago too. I was wondering how well an oxalic acid bath would bring it back....
12-07-07, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 456,313
Posted By amnomad

Kind of an odd catch, "theo intra" branded bike,...

Kind of an odd catch, "theo intra" branded bike, apparently a shop brand from a shop in Sossenheim, Germany. Somehow it ended up in a St. Louis Goodwill with an almost new Brooks Conquest on it. ...
12-05-07, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 103,957
Posted By amnomad

WTB - Regina 5 speed freewheel 13-31. John

WTB - Regina 5 speed freewheel 13-31.

John
11-29-07, 08:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 19,745
Posted By amnomad

Heres a guy selling vitus decal sets on ebay: ...

Heres a guy selling vitus decal sets on ebay:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=300155213522#ebayphotohosting

I might order a set for my Grand Jubilie...
John
11-28-07, 11:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By amnomad

That's awesome a C&V'er got that frame, I was...

That's awesome a C&V'er got that frame, I was considering it and saw you had a bid (not to mention that it got to high for me), but I thought you were outbid. Can't wait to see pics, that Superbe...
11-25-07, 02:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,543
Posted By amnomad

You just have to watch a lot and be ready to...

You just have to watch a lot and be ready to pounce when you see a deal. This past summer I've scored a 77 motobecane grand jubile for $60, an 84 cannondale st500 for $60, an 82 Trek 311 for $25, a...
11-24-07, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By amnomad

I did spoke calc assuming MA40 rims and 120mm...

I did spoke calc assuming MA40 rims and 120mm rear spacing and it says 294.5mm front and 294.4 and 293.5 rear. It lists 6 different mavic 27" rims and if the rear spacing is 126 it would be a little...
11-23-07, 09:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,370
Posted By amnomad

Maybe you could just bolt a rack to the canti...

Maybe you could just bolt a rack to the canti bosses, like a porteur rack or one of these little jobs.......
11-20-07, 04:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,461
Posted By amnomad

Man I was hoping that wouldn't come up on this...

Man I was hoping that wouldn't come up on this thread. The saddle and bag will probably make it go to high anyway.:(
11-19-07, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By amnomad

sweet doux dolce s dulce 甘い

sweet
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dolce
s
dulce
甘い
11-18-07, 06:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,461
Posted By amnomad

I have that exact bike in my basement, it was a...

I have that exact bike in my basement, it was a freebie and barely worth that. Some of the Sears bikes are butted 531, that one is not. It's kind of cool for a clunker though IMO.

John
11-17-07, 08:06 PM
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Views: 487,120
Posted By amnomad

Yeah way over my budget for a frame. I was...

Yeah way over my budget for a frame. I was watching his other frame too, but it's a little small for me. I have a hi-ten puch with nice components, so I'm watching for an ebay frame to swap out and...
11-16-07, 09:36 PM
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Views: 487,120
Posted By amnomad

They did do a heckuva job of taking pics that...

They did do a heckuva job of taking pics that don't say much:rolleyes: They also just calculated shipping based on weight LOL. You have to wonder if it would arrive intact.
11-13-07, 07:36 PM
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Views: 487,120
Posted By amnomad

Great googilie moogilie! I like it too, the fork...

Great googilie moogilie! I like it too, the fork looks bent though.
11-12-07, 07:34 PM
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Views: 487,120
Posted By amnomad

Nah, I'm sure a lot of guys with deeper pockets...

Nah, I'm sure a lot of guys with deeper pockets then me have a saved search for "753".
11-12-07, 05:20 PM
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Views: 487,120
Posted By amnomad

I was watching that too, will probably go to high...

I was watching that too, will probably go to high for me though.
11-11-07, 11:01 PM
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Views: 487,120
Posted By amnomad

I gotta stop reading this thread, that one is my...

I gotta stop reading this thread, that one is my size...
11-11-07, 07:56 PM
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Views: 487,120
Posted By amnomad

He says the paint is original and has been...

He says the paint is original and has been offered well over $1500. Says he is trying to craigslist it before turning to ebay. I wonder what he would take, maybe $3000?

John
11-11-07, 07:24 PM
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Posted By amnomad

I dunno, I offered them $600 and haven't heard...

I dunno, I offered them $600 and haven't heard back LOL. I also asked who did the repaint, would be interesting to talk to the owner.

John
11-11-07, 06:28 PM
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Views: 487,120
Posted By amnomad

Who's going to buy this: ...

Who's going to buy this:
http://stlouis.craigslist.org/bik/475903064.html
11-08-07, 08:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,825
Posted By amnomad

Totally cool! I would have definitely bought it,...

Totally cool! I would have definitely bought it, I've seen pedicabs on CL here for really high prices. Good luck with your second job:D
11-03-07, 07:55 PM
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Views: 487,120
Posted By amnomad

http://stlouis.craigslist.org/bik/467855438.html ...

http://stlouis.craigslist.org/bik/467855438.html

Apparently an RB-2, I asked size and he said he was 6' tall and normally proportioned, then emailed me later saying "the seat was 7" above the bar"...
11-02-07, 06:49 PM
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Views: 487,120
Posted By amnomad

I'm liking that paint.

I'm liking that paint.
11-01-07, 11:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,274
Posted By amnomad

On a "Dirty Jobs" episode a guy at a scrap yard...

On a "Dirty Jobs" episode a guy at a scrap yard had a handheld instrument shaped like a gun that was for typing aluminum alloys. He would hold the gun to the piece, press the trigger, and in a...
10-31-07, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,026
Posted By amnomad

I think you could swap chainrings ok. It looks...

I think you could swap chainrings ok. It looks like a 130 bolt circle diameter which would mean the smallest ring you could get is a 38. You could just change the large ring to a 46 or something,...
10-31-07, 10:43 AM
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Views: 103,957
Posted By amnomad

Shimano Crane GS long cage rear derailleur. ...

Shimano Crane GS long cage rear derailleur.

John
10-31-07, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,026
Posted By amnomad

I just looked at the vintage-trek site, it...

I just looked at the vintage-trek site, it doesn't look like your bike will be that easy to convert to a triple. I thought maybe they used the same derailleurs, but they show deore wide range...
10-31-07, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,026
Posted By amnomad

Hey Maureen, you can get loose balls at loose...

Hey Maureen, you can get loose balls at loose screws :D
http://www.loosescrews.com/index.cgi?c=Bearings&sc=Loose%20Balls&id=466724627176
Bottom brackets and rear hubs use 1/4", 11 each side on...
10-30-07, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,026
Posted By amnomad

Sounds good Maureen, check out Sheldon Brown's...

Sounds good Maureen, check out Sheldon Brown's article on hub cone adjustment, he says wheels with quick releases should be a little loose since they cinch down a bit when you tighten the quick...
10-29-07, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 487,120
Posted By amnomad

East Hill can you ride a 50? ...

East Hill can you ride a 50?
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250181351905&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:US:1123
10-28-07, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By amnomad

I was wondering about that on my new Voyageur, it...

I was wondering about that on my new Voyageur, it looks like it wouldn't be a problem to rotate the brake pad down a bit to hit a 700c does anyone think changing the angle slightly would affect...
10-28-07, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 456,313
Posted By amnomad

BD, that is a gorgeous bike, fenders well worth...

BD, that is a gorgeous bike, fenders well worth the PITA too. I was going to buy a chrome Voyageur from another C&Ver and decided to chill on buying bikes because we were buying a horse. Well I...
10-27-07, 10:01 PM
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Views: 456,313
Posted By amnomad

Cool Maureen! Sounds like you got a steal and an...

Cool Maureen! Sounds like you got a steal and an early winter project. I would think you could go up to 35mm tires but that's just a guess. I had a too small for me 85 Trek 400, not an Elance...
10-25-07, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 487,120
Posted By amnomad

Relisted for $125 more LOL. From his pics it...

Relisted for $125 more LOL. From his pics it doesn't look that nice either.

http://stlouis.craigslist.org/bik/459305138.html
10-24-07, 07:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,522
Posted By amnomad

Cool lets see some rooster pics!

Cool lets see some rooster pics!
10-24-07, 07:10 PM
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Views: 487,120
Posted By amnomad

Color is a little fugly, plus he said it had...

Color is a little fugly, plus he said it had Nervex lugs. Oh well, ya can't buy them all.

John
10-24-07, 05:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,196
Posted By amnomad

Very nice! My daughter is also in 7th grade,...

Very nice! My daughter is also in 7th grade, great age to build stuff together. Reminds me it's almost time to build our ski bike.
John
10-23-07, 05:05 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 132,096
Posted By amnomad

I love this pic of my daughter on her Schwinn,...

I love this pic of my daughter on her Schwinn, not a dump find, but $25 craigslist. My trash pics have been a moto mirage, peugeot UO8, and a Trek 400. The moto got me started in old bikes.

John
10-22-07, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 841
Posted By amnomad

Hi Kellie, I'd like to see a pic of your Triumph,...

Hi Kellie, I'd like to see a pic of your Triumph, I have a ladies 1955 Triumph Palm Beach Tourist, far from perfect condition though. I'll attach a scan of a catalog page. The coolest features of...
10-22-07, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 487,120
Posted By amnomad

Yeah, I bought it LOL. I figure I can't loose...

Yeah, I bought it LOL. I figure I can't loose money on it, I'll decide next summer to flip it or sell my cannondale touring bike,,,,or keep them both...
10-22-07, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 487,120
Posted By amnomad

What do you guys think of this, no paypal and...

What do you guys think of this, no paypal and local pu for me. I don't need another bike, but it is a touring bike.
...
10-21-07, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 456,313
Posted By amnomad

Between pumpkin carving and horse riding I popped...

Between pumpkin carving and horse riding I popped on craigslist and snagged a Brooks Competition for $20

(bummer you missed the Capo retyred!)
...
10-17-07, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By amnomad

I was going to say the same. John

I was going to say the same.

John
10-17-07, 07:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,968
Posted By amnomad

pastorbob, after seeing your bike, my 69 is going...

pastorbob, after seeing your bike, my 69 is going to be Coppertone instead of Orange it's gorgeous!

John
10-17-07, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,409
Posted By amnomad

Fork bent a bit back? Maybe just optical.

Fork bent a bit back? Maybe just optical.
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