Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
Search: Posts Made By: WilmingtonSkip
Showing results 1 to 32 of 32
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Replies: 7
Views: 1,390
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

That looks exactly like mine except for the...

That looks exactly like mine except for the chrome tipped fork. Looks like it may be a replacement fork to me, looks slightly different color. Also rear derailer is not original. I hope I can...
09-01-10, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 926
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

Fixed my main problem, little "persuasion" on the...

Fixed my main problem, little "persuasion" on the tail of the cage. Shifts fine now and still no noise. I'm friction and it will still overshift and fall off if I'm in a cross but I just have to...
09-01-10, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

Seat stays should be under compression not...

Seat stays should be under compression not tension, no need for tape at either end, except to keep it there when you lift the bike.;)
09-01-10, 07:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 926
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

I'm having this problem, I can't get the FD out...

I'm having this problem, I can't get the FD out far enough to engage my large gear. I suspect the problem above (crankset is too far out). What is the solution, spacers?
08-30-10, 07:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,277
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

I'm fairly new here, I started looking at...

I'm fairly new here, I started looking at bikeforums in general when I was researching several bikes trying to find a road bike. My impression of this forum is that most of the people are not the...
08-30-10, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,391
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

Hard to find a cruiser down here at the beach...

Hard to find a cruiser down here at the beach wearing anything (on the feet I mean, although not much anywhere) I don't but I'm inshore a little. Had a similar incident to some of the aboves as a...
08-30-10, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,147
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

Said I would post picts if I bought it so I did...

Said I would post picts if I bought it so I did but in the C&V value forum. Under Guerciotti carbon take two.
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa113/Wilmingto...

http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa113/WilmingtonSkip/guerciotti/103_1704.jpg
http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa113/WilmingtonSkip/guerciotti/103_1696.jpg
Forum cut of my pictures. Two...
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

guerciotti carbon take two

Well I bought it. If you saw my previous post you know the worst, fiber and epoxy repair of the headtube. Went for no bid on Ebay starting at $150 local delivery. I'm local and talked him down to...
08-26-10, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,147
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

I'm looking at purchasing a guerciotti bonded...

I'm looking at purchasing a guerciotti bonded carbon bike.I know there is some issue with it. The entire headtube has been covered in black epoxy. Everything else looks sound. Even that part looks...
Replies: 2
Views: 917
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

Looked at it, the entire head tube had been...

Looked at it, the entire head tube had been re-epoxyed. Now I really think it was crashed. It seemed like a great bike though, just a little scared of it. Mavic red annodized rims, 105 rd, carbon...
Replies: 2
Views: 917
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

Guerciotti Bonded Carbon Frankenbike UPDATE

Going to look this afternoon at a Guerciotti frankenbike that from the pictures and discription I think is based on this, although maybe not the year.
...
08-16-10, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

Thanks for the help. Got a craigslist responce...

Thanks for the help. Got a craigslist responce (several actually but one right up the street) to a request for one. It's from a MTB but it seems to work fine plus it's shimano and listed at a...
08-14-10, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

Thanks, that was the conclusion I had come to but...

Thanks, that was the conclusion I had come to but it seemed too simple. Yes I will probably need the hanger, although I may just straighten mine if I can't find one local.
08-14-10, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

Rear Derailer replacement

OK, I've searched through and can't find the answer I need although I can't imaging the question hasn't been asked, probably just bad searching.

I have to replace the rear derailer on my 1982...
Replies: 5
Views: 4,293
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

Well now I'm going to have to put a little money...

Well now I'm going to have to put a little money in it. Knew I needed to adjust the stop on the rear derailer. Thought I was being careful on my shakedowns bt it caught the spokes. Spokes are fine...
Replies: 5
Views: 4,293
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

Yeah, I said I knew that it wasn't as nice but I...

Yeah, I said I knew that it wasn't as nice but I couldn't pass it up for $20. Just got back from a shakedown slow roll with the family. Everything seems to work great and the one time I really let...
Replies: 5
Views: 4,293
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

1982? Schwinn World Sport

Some of you may have seem some of my other posts. Been looking for an inexpensive road bike. Didn't know a lot about C&V especially prices and foreign brands before finding this site when...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,638
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

Would love to know how much that bike is worth...

Would love to know how much that bike is worth as-is, I'm sure he got a deal at $15 I'm hopefully going to be looking at one just like it (condition undetermined) and if it's in that good a shape I...
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

I'm trying to buy my first road bike since the...

I'm trying to buy my first road bike since the free spirit I had as a pre-teen. Some of the guys here have really helped me out as I started out having little to no idea what I was looking at, just...
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

Absolute piece of junk. Not even worth taking...

Absolute piece of junk. Not even worth taking the time to take pictures and get a second opinion. Rust everywhere. Even through all that I could see why everyone likes the Raleigh's. Clearly used...
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

Supposedly ready to ride, no mention of rust but...

Supposedly ready to ride, no mention of rust but just ageing of paint, pealing decals, etc. Looking for a cheap rider but I want my money's worth. I'll post pictures this evening, even if I pass...
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

OK found it in the specs page of 74, but not in...

OK found it in the specs page of 74, but not in that color, didn't realize those weren't full scans. Saw nothing for 73 and after 74 the colors change even more.
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

OK now I'm confused, the 1974 catalog on Sheldon...

OK now I'm confused, the 1974 catalog on Sheldon Brown's page does not show a record. When I first saw the (badly worded) listing I thought he may have been mistaken on the age, it was only after...
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

Raleigh Record

One more time...

No pictures yet, going to look at it tomorrow. I understand probably bottom end road bike from Raleigh. 1966-1970/71 based on color. Any clue if it's perfect (assuming age).
Replies: 17
Views: 578
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

I like to give people the benefit of the doubt. ...

I like to give people the benefit of the doubt. I believe that she is just saying what she was told when given the bike. Now if she had been trying to get more for it maybe I could see intentional...
Replies: 17
Views: 578
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

???US team bike 72/76 olympics???

Found on craigslist, looked like a potential deal, no picture, no brand, just a discription as "like the US team used" from mid seventies olympics.

Emailed and got a picture and these come back....
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

It was another bike, haven't caught him there but...

It was another bike, haven't caught him there but once and I couldn't stop then to look at the other one now that I have a clue what I'd see.
Replies: 8
Views: 1,692
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

I'm starting to learn those features, I guess I'm...

I'm starting to learn those features, I guess I'm just not used to person to person sales not including a bit of negotiation, couldn't believe he'd only come off the price $5.

Now I've posted...
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

Le Tour Luxe 12

Thought this bike had already been sold but I think it's out at a semi permant yard sale up the road again. Guy told me the first time I looked he'd take $100 for it. Came back a few weeks later...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,692
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

@#$%#@%^@%^@^% Emailed him last night soon after...

@#$%#@%^@%^@^% Emailed him last night soon after the reply here. No response by 10:30 this morning. Called him, sure enough he's changed his mind. Thanks anyway.
Replies: 8
Views: 1,692
Posted By WilmingtonSkip

1985? Miyata Three Ten

Hi all, found this forum looking for info on a bike I'm probably going to buy and was hoping for some input.

Little history, I don't know much about bikes. Did a triathlon (sprint) last year just...
Showing results 1 to 32 of 32


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.