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09-23-09, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By bct555

You may have to remove the front wheel and brake...

You may have to remove the front wheel and brake and thread the bolt in from the bottom. If the wedge is not centered in the tube it sounds like it has already released. have you tried twisting the...
09-08-09, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By bct555

Sorry Bockman, I'm down to just a couple left,...

Sorry Bockman, I'm down to just a couple left, they went fast:(
09-08-09, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By bct555

I picked up a bunch of NOS suntour 5 - 6 speed...

I picked up a bunch of NOS suntour 5 - 6 speed freewheels last year from the 80's and just added a few drops of synthetic oil to be on the safe side. haven't had any problems.
05-30-09, 08:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 817
Posted By bct555

Location is everything. I live in a college town...

Location is everything. I live in a college town and flip a ton of bikes, I'd gladly pay $125 each for those bikes in good condition, service them, new tires and brake pads and still damn near double...
02-05-09, 08:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 27,392
Posted By bct555

Here's a columbia gold crest 3 speed all ready...

Here's a columbia gold crest 3 speed all ready for flipping. I'm guessing mid - late70's.

http://oldtoolsforsale.com/bikes3/000191a.jpg
01-12-09, 11:39 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,163
Posted By bct555

54 this year. Been dealing in antiques and...

54 this year. Been dealing in antiques and collectibles the last 25 years or so and just added bike flipping about 2.5 years ago. Built custom furniture for quite a few years and finally got tired of...
01-05-09, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,640
Posted By bct555

I've had close to 300 bikes through my shop in...

I've had close to 300 bikes through my shop in the last couple years and every one of them on my pcs-10.
I don't have any complaints other than the little c clip on the pin that holds the jaws...
11-06-08, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 362,714
Posted By bct555

Moto grand jubile after a repaint. It came with...

Moto grand jubile after a repaint. It came with the flipped northroads so I just left it that way. A surprisingly light bike with suntour cyclone.


http://oldtoolsforsale.com/bikes3/000176.jpg
09-14-08, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By bct555

Check out that fork really good. Could be camera...

Check out that fork really good. Could be camera angle but it looks bent to me.
08-26-08, 08:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,604
Posted By bct555

I have three college towns within 100 miles and...

I have three college towns within 100 miles and one within 25. Huffy, murray, and schwinn bikes are just as popular if not more so than the bigger brands. I price any road bike at a minimum of $125...
08-07-08, 08:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,704
Posted By bct555

Here's the haul from last weekend. Don't usually...

Here's the haul from last weekend. Don't usually pile them up like that but I had to haul these about 35 miles and this was the third and last trip I was making....
07-24-08, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By bct555

I doubt a bike shop would offer you anywhere near...

I doubt a bike shop would offer you anywhere near what he's asking. I sold a fixed gear last year for $160 in the Cville market. I'd say probably in the $150 - $225 in the Cville market depending on...
07-16-08, 08:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,542
Posted By bct555

Looks very similar to a Labonne I found a month...

Looks very similar to a Labonne I found a month or so ago. Chrome socks on both ends, chrome ornate lugs, campy valentino FD, RD, and shifters with balilla brakes and levers, and that same horrid...
07-16-08, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 892
Posted By bct555

Good looking bike! Here's one I flipped a month...

Good looking bike!
Here's one I flipped a month or so ago. They were pretty nice bikes.
http://oldtoolsforsale.com/bikes2/000115a.jpg
07-09-08, 04:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By bct555

You're paying too much for generic parts. I can...

You're paying too much for generic parts. I can replace tires, tubes, cable housing, cables, bar wrap, chain, and pedals on a 10 - 12 spd road bike for around $26.
07-07-08, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,919
Posted By bct555

Cool looking bike hockdub but that seat makes my...

Cool looking bike hockdub but that seat makes my ass hurt just looking at it. I guess you can tell by now that unless it's top of the line or chrome plated it doesn't get many comments here. I like...
06-06-08, 09:04 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 38,525
Posted By bct555

I've had several aerowinds and this White's...

I've had several aerowinds and this White's performer is most certainly a rebadged huffy. Same pinched downtube, same avocet aero suede saddle, same frame.
...
05-23-08, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,507
Posted By bct555

Found a Labonne

Can't seem to locate any info at all about this brand. Everything on it says made in Italy. It has campy shifters, RD and FD. Balilla center pulls with the matching levers and nice hoods, a Freccia...
05-10-08, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 389,044
Posted By bct555

Not really that vintage but good deals no less I...

Not really that vintage but good deals no less I thought.
First is a giant innova

http://oldtoolsforsale.com/bikes2/00078.jpg

A bianchi mtn bike

http://oldtoolsforsale.com/bikes2/00079.jpg...
04-27-08, 06:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By bct555

Oh yeah, It would definitely be disclosed to the...

Oh yeah, It would definitely be disclosed to the buyer. I was just guessing on the age so I'm most likely way off.
It's a cheap bike and the kind a lot of the local students want to get around...
04-27-08, 06:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By bct555

Sorry for the late reply but the sandman comes a...

Sorry for the late reply but the sandman comes a little sooner nowdays.

It's a steel frame and doesn't show any sign of having any internal damage such as a saw might cause removing a seat post....
04-26-08, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By bct555

Opinions on this frame damage

I picked up an old giant AT710 bike a few weeks ago and in the process of getting it ready for CL noticed a small hairline in the seat tube. The crack is about 1.25" long and is down about 1.5-2"...
04-05-08, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 362,714
Posted By bct555

Well I guess the mixte gods were looking out for...

Well I guess the mixte gods were looking out for me the last couple weeks. The last 4 bikes I found were mixte frames.
A nice little peugeot PH18 complete with lights, internal wiring, fenders,...
03-25-08, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By bct555

If your sugar level was pretty high it could be...

If your sugar level was pretty high it could be just your body reacting to the lower blood glucose levels. I was diagnosed with a 414 about 2 years ago and the first 3 weeks I felt sooooooooooo bad...
03-23-08, 08:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,608
Posted By bct555

I support my LBS because they help support me! ...

I support my LBS because they help support me!
I flip a lot of bikes in my area and after trying several of the other shops in town I ended up at performance. I buy all my parts from them and send...
02-29-08, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 362,714
Posted By bct555

Well this huffy aerowind falls at the bottom of...

Well this huffy aerowind falls at the bottom of the bike chain but it is a mixtie and kinda cute in a weird sort of way.

http://oldtoolsforsale.com/bikes/00050.jpg
02-12-08, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 389,044
Posted By bct555

Probably not much of a catch after looking at...

Probably not much of a catch after looking at some of these other deals but I picked up three yesterday for $90. First one is a huge 68cm Marukin M-410 12 spd w/suntour AR. Also got 2 cool old 3...
01-10-08, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,222
Posted By bct555

If the bike is in excellent condition, seems to...

If the bike is in excellent condition, seems to me it would be worth a tune up. It depends a lot on how much your friend wants to spend and how much riding they'll be doing. Everybody that rides...
12-27-07, 02:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,631
Posted By bct555

My wife said she was tired of seeing tools all...

My wife said she was tired of seeing tools all over the shop so she gave me one of the Lowes "Kobalt" rolling tool cabinets with the top chest in stainless steel. Also got some tools from my son....
12-24-07, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 389,044
Posted By bct555

Mine is 44cm using the center of crank to top of...

Mine is 44cm using the center of crank to top of seat tube method. The top tube is 19" and the standover height is 27". It's a pretty small bike. The small wheel lets you use the shorter top tube by...
12-24-07, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 389,044
Posted By bct555

The Gambit is pretty cool

I saw one on our local CL last week for $100 and it never sold. I emailed the guy about looking
at it and he brought it by my work other day and sold it to me for $50! I thinks it's a 1989, has ...
12-13-07, 11:44 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 360,320
Posted By bct555

I had several bikes with shifters that were...

I had several bikes with shifters that were malfunctioning. The head wrench at our local performance shop told me to use the degreaser they sell and to flood the shifters and keep working with them....
11-26-07, 07:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,890
Posted By bct555

In the spring and summer I consistently sell 3...

In the spring and summer I consistently sell 3 spd and 10 spd huffy bikes in the $85-$110 range. They are a lot better bikes than what you get at wally world and I haven't had any complaints about...
11-04-07, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By bct555

Parts interchange?

I have an old motobecane nomade with steel wheels that cleaned up nice but could certainy use some upgrades. Yesterday I got an old peugoet with champion alloy wheels, stronglite crank, and much...
10-17-07, 08:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 17,795
Posted By bct555

Here's one of the Ted Williams branded puchs I...

Here's one of the Ted Williams branded puchs I found a few days ago. Seems to be a decent bike for it's time.

http://oldtoolsforsale.com/bikes/0062a.jpg
10-06-07, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,967
Posted By bct555

Many thanks roccobike!! That's the sort of info...

Many thanks roccobike!!
That's the sort of info I was looking for. All I was pulling up from google was ebay stuff.
10-06-07, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,967
Posted By bct555

Nishiki NFSB TT bike?

Went to a church sale today and picked up a couple bikes. One is a nishiki NFSB bike which with what I can find on google ( which isn't much)seems to be a TT bike.
Has shimano 105 everywhere with...
09-26-07, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By bct555

Thanks!

I just sent them a mail.
09-26-07, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By bct555

Campy parts source?

I dropped off a campy ergo shifter at one of the LBS other day to have rebuilt. The wrench called today and said he didn't have a source for the right hand spring carrier. He said his source only...
09-26-07, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By bct555

I went to performance with the intention of...

I went to performance with the intention of buying the spin doctor stand linked in the post above but after seeing the park pcs-10 I bought it instead. I use it all the time and love it. Nothing...
09-23-07, 06:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,003
Posted By bct555

I bought a set of sti shifters from the ebay...

I bought a set of sti shifters from the ebay seller I posted about in this thread. They came yesterday and I was able to get the left one installed and adjusted. It shifts up and down very nice. The...
09-21-07, 08:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,003
Posted By bct555

This may be the seller you guys are looking for. ...

This may be the seller you guys are looking for.
I bought a repaired set from him, haven't got them yet but I'll let you know how they work when I get them

Item # 140158948644
09-15-07, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By bct555

Help with cannondale identity

I ended up making a trade last week and ended up with what the original owner said was a cannondale criterium frame bike from the late 80's. It's obviously aluminum as the frame has been stripped and...
09-10-07, 12:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 314
Posted By bct555

suntour bar end shifters

Can you buy the wedge assembly for these at bike shops?
I got several pair but they do not have the wedges, just the cone shaped nut on the end.
09-09-07, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By bct555

I tried that today and there's no click at all so...

I tried that today and there's no click at all so it looks l have a shifter problem. Can these shifters be rebuilt or would I need to replace?
09-08-07, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By bct555

shimano 600 shifter problem, maybe?

My fuji has the shimano 600 ultegra shifters, the rear shifter works fine but the front shifter shifts the FD, but as soon as I release the trigger it goes back on the small chainring. Does this...
09-07-07, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By bct555

Thanks Retro Grouch! I think I have a deore...

Thanks Retro Grouch!
I think I have a deore derailleur that I can try.
09-07-07, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By bct555

shifting woes

I just picked up a specialized hardrock sport and for the life of me can't figure out the shifting problem.
I think the previous owner replaced either the RD or the rear cassette with something not...
09-06-07, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By bct555

A couple questions for the experts

I'm in the process of maybe aquiring a few bikes and parts and need a little info as I have no experience with these type bikes. One is a cannondale aluminum criterium frame with campagnolo...
09-03-07, 07:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,369
Posted By bct555

We're in the antiques and collectibles business...

We're in the antiques and collectibles business so we're always out looking for stuff. I find lots of bikes at yard sales and estate sales. Up until a month ago I was finding quite a few at our 5...
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