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05-16-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 147
Posted By jiangshi

Centurian, Bridgestone, Lotus and Miyata....

Centurian, Bridgestone, Lotus and Miyata. Probably every Japanese manufacturer back then.
05-09-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 697
Posted By jiangshi

There may be a fiduciary obligation to get fair...

There may be a fiduciary obligation to get fair value for the estate.

You seem particularly annoyed that someone may want to get fair value for the goods a loved one left behind.

Iíll repeat,...
Replies: 13
Views: 501
Posted By jiangshi

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1621x1232/53467_476270640189_5141321_o_69805e2a25a0787ea5035afd9fffa7402eb536e2.jpg
05-09-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 697
Posted By jiangshi

You seem nice.

You seem nice.
05-09-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By jiangshi

I found a CoolTool while hiking years ago. Never...

I found a CoolTool while hiking years ago. Never saw a biker, or I would have asked if it was theirs. Handy, but heavy.

DogBones seemed to be popular for a time. What tools do you need to carry?
05-03-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By jiangshi

My wife's old Bianchi Vigorelli had the same...

My wife's old Bianchi Vigorelli had the same sticker. Asian made.
05-03-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 455
Posted By jiangshi

Be aware that you need a longer clamping bolt to...

Be aware that you need a longer clamping bolt to use the mag railed regal saddle on a one bolt record seat post. They came with the saddle, back in the day.
Replies: 7
Views: 27,704
Posted By jiangshi

Tires, tubes, brake levers and good chain? $150....

Tires, tubes, brake levers and good chain? $150. Price out tires, they aren't cheap anymore.
04-30-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 771
Posted By jiangshi

Why does no one ever tell what the BB threading...

Why does no one ever tell what the BB threading is?
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By jiangshi

I used to sell 6-10 bikes a week back in the day....

I used to sell 6-10 bikes a week back in the day. I could buy consumables at a reasonable price and do total rebuilds before I sold. I was in a college town and most of my customers were by referral....
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By jiangshi

Well, I went, but so did other BMX guys, and one...

Well, I went, but so did other BMX guys, and one of them got it. It is identical to the eBay listing above. The guy who bought it is keeping it, not flipping, so good for him!
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By jiangshi

I have nothing more at this point. I'm trying to...

I have nothing more at this point. I'm trying to decide if it's worth a few hours early in the morning to try to grab at a garage sale. From what I can tell, the frame is identical to the eBay frame....
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By jiangshi

Same frame? ...

Same frame?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/333905275426?hash=item4dbe4e2a22%3Ag%3AgGkAAOSwOZJgPCdA&nma=true&si=s%252BKh3tye1zUXvAjzIzPpgZuivns%253D&orig_cvip=true&nordt=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557
04-21-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By jiangshi

Is there a good reason for removing it?

Is there a good reason for removing it?
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By jiangshi

Vintage Mongoose BMX

I know The Cabe is the place to ask, but I'm asking here, because.

Any ideas on what this is worth?...
04-21-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By jiangshi

French = 1 ring Swiss = 0 rings

French = 1 ring
Swiss = 0 rings
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By jiangshi

When I think more about it, you could sell the...

When I think more about it, you could sell the fork alone for at least $200, maybe more.
04-20-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,059
Posted By jiangshi

Simichrome and MAAS are excellent products, but...

Simichrome and MAAS are excellent products, but overkill for alu rims. Mothers works just as well on those, IME.
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By jiangshi

By 1986 the bottom bracket had changed to the...

By 1986 the bottom bracket had changed to the micro fusion version.
04-19-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,059
Posted By jiangshi

Unlaced rim? Use a buffing wheel and appropriate...

Unlaced rim? Use a buffing wheel and appropriate compounds.
If it's laced, it's a PITA, but doable.

It's not a 10 step process.
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By jiangshi

So you would value low based on personal...

So you would value low based on personal preference? This looks like a 83-85 Professional.

Since no one wants to chime in on a price, if it fit me and I wanted to try a De Rosa, I would pay $300...
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By jiangshi

Obvious repaint. Paint does not affect ride...

Obvious repaint. Paint does not affect ride quality ;)
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By jiangshi

"The first sloping crowns were introduced with...

"The first sloping crowns were introduced with the limited edition Linea Aerodynamica's in 1980 and appear *most commonly* during the first half of that decade and then he *mostly* reverts back to...
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By jiangshi

I'd guess late 1983 to 1987. It's worth what you...

I'd guess late 1983 to 1987. It's worth what you can get. Prices are all over the place.

Great bikes, keep it if it fits.
04-14-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By jiangshi

https://branfordbike.com/new-page-1

https://branfordbike.com/new-page-1
04-07-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 678
Posted By jiangshi

Hone the tube.

Hone the tube.
04-03-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By jiangshi

I'm reasonably sure they will. ...

I'm reasonably sure they will.

https://www.velomine.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=852
04-01-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,644
Posted By jiangshi

It's not the top/side clearance, it's getting an...

It's not the top/side clearance, it's getting an inflated 25c tire past the dropouts and not smashed into the seat tube. I tried 25s, and had to partially deflate the rear tire to get it in. Once...
04-01-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,644
Posted By jiangshi

As an FYI, it is doubtful that you can run a...

As an FYI, it is doubtful that you can run a tire larger than 25c on that frame.
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By jiangshi

That looks like a later repro. There should be a...

That looks like a later repro. There should be a date on the shell.
03-29-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By jiangshi

I wouldn't pay much attention to the decals,...

I wouldn't pay much attention to the decals, especially in Oz. It should be a lovely riding bike. Look carefully at the rust on the top of the right side BB lug. Make sure it is brazed well at that...
03-29-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By jiangshi

You were given good information at ThePaceline.

You were given good information at ThePaceline.
03-29-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 63,860
Posted By jiangshi

thank you

thank you
03-29-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,515
Posted By jiangshi

Have you checked the last comments in your...

Have you checked the last comments in your Paceline thread? Some good suggestions from very knowledgeable people.
03-29-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 63,860
Posted By jiangshi

Would the serial # indicate a 1985 built frame?

Would the serial # indicate a 1985 built frame?
03-28-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 63,860
Posted By jiangshi

CyclesMakaron This is my wife's, Z 078. ...

CyclesMakaron This is my wife's, Z 078.


https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/p8170265_6b827e79e2528454e5216a44f0eb86a1a45d86ff.jpg
Replies: 24
Views: 1,016
Posted By jiangshi

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/p8170265_4a69b24b677b04da4f6bc29332b7ed2db58cfaf1.jpg


This is very similar to my wife's 1985, apart from the chrome fork. We...
03-23-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By jiangshi

84 as the beginning of the serial number does not...

84 as the beginning of the serial number does not mean 1984.

https://forums.thepaceline.net/showthread.php?t=99078
Replies: 17
Views: 773
Posted By jiangshi

Wow! Go to ...

Wow!

Go to
https://forums.thepaceline.net/index.php

for accurate information.
That is the original Serotta forum
03-19-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By jiangshi

These will work: Bicycle Shoe Cleats for Toeclip...

These will work: Bicycle Shoe Cleats for Toeclip Pedals $29.95 at Yellow Jersey (http://www.yellowjersey.org/tocleat.html)

I have found that modern shoes are too tall for use with cleats. You need...
03-16-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,281
Posted By jiangshi

Sounds like a great idea. ...

Sounds like a great idea.

https://www.bikeforums.net/21970072-post8.html
03-16-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,281
Posted By jiangshi

Compressed air from the other end.

Compressed air from the other end.
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By jiangshi

My wife had one of those from a different year,...

My wife had one of those from a different year, 10s Ultegra triple, 631 tubing. Very nice bike.
03-04-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By jiangshi

Depends on the price.

Depends on the price.
03-03-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,241
Posted By jiangshi

I would advise being acutely aware that the above...

I would advise being acutely aware that the above mentioned company is more that a little bit disingenuous with their descriptions and pricing.

caveat emptor
03-02-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By jiangshi

Crown race remover

Crown race remover
02-26-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,288
Posted By jiangshi

This is pretty cool: ...

This is pretty cool:
https://forums.thepaceline.net/showthread.php?t=265337

https://forums.thepaceline.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=1698019360&stc=1&d=1613731550
02-23-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,166
Posted By jiangshi

If you want to try your hand at repainting, this...

If you want to try your hand at repainting, this is a good project for it. It’s your bike do what you want with it. If new decals, please make them be as close to the original as possible.
02-22-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,191
Posted By jiangshi

This is the correct answer, though the pictured...

This is the correct answer, though the pictured cable is too long ;)
Replies: 20
Views: 824
Posted By jiangshi

I love autocorrect

I love autocorrect
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