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07-05-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By beech333

repechage Next time, try adding/removing minor...

repechage Next time, try adding/removing minor items. I placed the order when it worked correctly, but I noticed that upon one attempt, I had a nearly $100 discount on a $130 order. I'm not...
07-04-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By beech333

There is nothing to feel bad about. The Soma...

There is nothing to feel bad about. The Soma site is just glitchy. I tried deleting/adding the promo several times and figured out that if I drop the eggplant Newbaum's tape, the discount worked...
07-04-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By beech333

It is showing as $19 now, on a $160 purchase. ...

It is showing as $19 now, on a $160 purchase. :deadhorse2:
07-04-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By beech333

I tried that yesterday. Initially, it showed the...

I tried that yesterday. Initially, it showed the 20% discount, but that dropped to just under $4 on my intended $100 purchase just before I made the payment. I had something similar happen to me a...
07-03-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 814
Posted By beech333

I've been struggling with a few projects myself,...

I've been struggling with a few projects myself, but I think I got them going recently.

I look forward to seeing what comes of the Automoto and have a soft spot for 1950's era French bikes. I...
07-03-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 814
Posted By beech333

Photos? I wish I could have attended. I...

Photos?

I wish I could have attended. I really wanted to check out that Automoto (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1236437-automoto-champion-du-monde-cleanup-build-thread.html).
Replies: 42
Views: 835
Posted By beech333

I'd be careful selling it here for a large...

I'd be careful selling it here for a large discount. There are a lot of people who will swear they want it for themselves, or that they have been searching for years, only to flip it for more money....
06-22-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 680
Posted By beech333

They always seem to be closed when I come to...

They always seem to be closed when I come to town, but I scored a Super Record rear derailleur in the box for cheap. I tried telling him he could get more online than the asking price, but I still...
06-10-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,825
Posted By beech333

You're a bot. Prove me wrong. The real iab had...

You're a bot. Prove me wrong. The real iab had spring rides. Imposter. :D
06-05-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 765
Posted By beech333

Having grown up in Peoria, I was initially hoping...

Having grown up in Peoria, I was initially hoping this was a bike tour. That would have made a particularly interesting read for me.

The drive out west should still be nice though. I doubt I...
06-01-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By beech333

Makes me regret that I gave away a far too small...

Makes me regret that I gave away a far too small frameset with one of these a few years ago. No good deed goes unpunished.
06-01-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By beech333

1971 Gitane cable stop

Does anyone know of a good resource for a Gitane rear cable stop, similar to this? The one for my frame apparently got lost in shipping. I tried some threaded cable stops that I have, but they are...
05-22-22, 05:39 AM
05-21-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 69,799
Views: 11,356,202
Posted By beech333

Neat! I'm glad this is too small for me, though I...

Neat! I'm glad this is too small for me, though I also own one very similar to this. If I had seen this a few days ago, I might have considered picking it up anyway, but I picked up a French frameset...
05-18-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,073
Posted By beech333

I hear he does good work. I debated asking once...

I hear he does good work. I debated asking once before if he could build me a fork, based on some work I saw before.
05-18-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,073
Posted By beech333

Beautiful bike. 650B Boulder? I've got a...

Beautiful bike. 650B Boulder? I've got a Rivendell Saluki as my 650B bike and regularly consider sending it in for dynamo lighting guides to be added.
05-17-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By beech333

If the weinmann concave rims get to the point of...

If the weinmann concave rims get to the point of selling vs recycle, I will take them. I'll let someone that really wants/needs them to have the first shot at them though.
Replies: 25
Views: 901
Posted By beech333

I doubt you will get close to $600 for this. The...

I doubt you will get close to $600 for this. The frameset is not in great condition. There appears to be rust on the chainstays. These are nice bikes and a good condition one with original paint...
04-27-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 814
Posted By beech333

Wish I could go, but I think I will be out of...

Wish I could go, but I think I will be out of town that weekend for vacation. Have fun!
04-25-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By beech333

Ya can't help everyone. I tried convincing my...

Ya can't help everyone. I tried convincing my wife to try cycling for years, but it never panned out. Too bad, as I like some of these old Litespeeds.
04-23-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By beech333

nevermind. I am going another route.

nevermind. I am going another route.
04-22-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By beech333

disregard.

disregard.
Forum: Commuting
04-17-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 452
Posted By beech333

Beige SKS fender availability

Does anyone know of any sources that would have some beige SKS fenders available? I'm open to used, and could even be convinced to seek out new hardware to go with them, if someone knows about...
04-11-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By beech333

pm sent

pm sent
04-05-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,350
Posted By beech333

I bought a bike from someone who had a bike...

I bought a bike from someone who had a bike repainted in green with a white headtube. The white is too bright. I recommend you reconsider for cream, but it is obviously your call.

Ugh, I did not...
03-30-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,474
Posted By beech333

I really like this one. What is the fabric? Can...

I really like this one. What is the fabric? Can you send me a message on a rough estimate for one like this?

What color fabrics do you have that are wool mix? Any chance you can post some...
03-19-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,474
Posted By beech333

I agree that a jersey in Ukraine colors would be...

I agree that a jersey in Ukraine colors would be interesting.
03-18-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,474
Posted By beech333

I was looking around on Etsy and Ebay a couple...

I was looking around on Etsy and Ebay a couple weeks ago, to see if there were any options to buy a long sleeve wool cycling jersey from anyone in Ukraine. I imagine any purchase would be too late...
03-04-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,307
Posted By beech333

patch kit smallest crescent wrench I can find ...

patch kit
smallest crescent wrench I can find
chain breaker
tire levers
old Ritchey multi tool
5 allen keys on a keyring
03-01-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,506
Posted By beech333

Dang, they are all too tall for me. However,...

Dang, they are all too tall for me. However, while looking through some of your old posts, I found your post about the rig to soak frames for rust removal. I'll have to try that on a couple that I...
03-01-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By beech333

I'd be interested in the Peugeot, but also need...

I'd be interested in the Peugeot, but also need the size. Is this blue or white?
02-28-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By beech333

PM sent on the rd and cages

PM sent on the rd and cages
02-20-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 69,799
Views: 11,356,202
Posted By beech333

Those Fuji S12-S & LTD are really nice builds! ...

Those Fuji S12-S & LTD are really nice builds! Thanks for sharing.
02-19-22, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By beech333

I'd buy this in a heartbeat, if I could convince...

I'd buy this in a heartbeat, if I could convince my wife to ride.
02-14-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 523
Posted By beech333

Tempting. I wonder how difficult it would be to...

Tempting. I wonder how difficult it would be to convert these to recessed brakes, to go on a frame where I would otherwise use Paul Racers.

For anyone on the fence, NLerner is a good seller. ...
02-13-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,208
Posted By beech333

I had one that was stripped down before I got it...

I had one that was stripped down before I got it and hated it. I gave that away to a lbs kid a few years ago. I now have a painted one, but the chrome is in poor shape and flaking. I've seen...
02-07-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,153
Posted By beech333

motorbike?

motorbike?
02-07-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,153
Posted By beech333

Wrong forum. Send the nice French bikes.

Wrong forum. Send the nice French bikes.
02-06-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By beech333

pm sent

pm sent
02-05-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By beech333

I've got a small frameset, but honestly not too...

I've got a small frameset, but honestly not too interested in shipping it. If someone local wants to pick it up and deal with the shipping though, I would let it go for free to a non-flip purpose.
Replies: 17
Views: 661
Posted By beech333

They are nice riding bikes and a good candidate...

They are nice riding bikes and a good candidate if leaving it alone and locked up. It is one of my favorites. I own two. I'd pay a fair amount if I could ever find one well stored and NIB.
02-01-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,132
Posted By beech333

This poor frame. I remember that I came close to...

This poor frame. I remember that I came close to buying it from the Pros Closet years ago. I thought someone else picked up and could have sworn it was for sale here once before, but maybe I am...
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By beech333

Imo, it seems like vintage bike values values are...

Imo, it seems like vintage bike values values are trending down. I'd recommend that you just ride it and enjoy it, assuming you like the bike. I doubt you would affect the value much, unless you...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,518
Posted By beech333

Judging by the saddle height in the photo, I...

Judging by the saddle height in the photo, I would have assumed it was too short for you. GLWS!
01-25-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,171
Posted By beech333

Sadly, I won't make it. We will be celebrating...

Sadly, I won't make it. We will be celebrating my wife's birthday that weekend, so I will struggle enough to go to the swap, if I even can...
01-25-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,171
Posted By beech333

Janky old crap? I assume you will be selling the...

Janky old crap? I assume you will be selling the crap collection for cheap at the swap? :D
Replies: 11
Views: 1,518
Posted By beech333

If only that were a 1/2" shorter, I would pick...

If only that were a 1/2" shorter, I would pick that up and put an apostrophe on it. It's a nice looking frame.
01-23-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 69,799
Views: 11,356,202
Posted By beech333

I wonder what happened to the one that Rootboy...

I wonder what happened to the one that Rootboy had? I recall a comment several years ago, that his riding days were behind him. I made a preliminary inquiry to buy that gorgeous purple Gitane TDF...
01-22-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By beech333

Wow, those are pretty cool. I feel a mix of sad...

Wow, those are pretty cool. I feel a mix of sad and glad that these are too small for me.

GLWS :thumb:
01-19-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By beech333

https://www.ebay.fr/itm/175071950362?hash=item28c3...

https://www.ebay.fr/itm/175071950362?hash=item28c319f61a:g:Dl4AAOSwjnJhvyb4

https://www.ebay.fr/itm/363674495064?hash=item54acb06858:g:QXsAAOSwyNFg0LK2
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