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05-22-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By VtwinVince

That is nuts, never seen so many panto'd parts...

That is nuts, never seen so many panto'd parts before. And the paint makes mine look truly understated....
05-20-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By VtwinVince

Thanks for the tips. Roger, you owe me twenty...

Thanks for the tips. Roger, you owe me twenty bucks, it's actually 30.4mm.
05-18-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By VtwinVince

Seatpost Diameter Giant Sedona

I'm fixing up a mid-90's Giant Sedona ATX, and of course the post is missing. Anyone know offhand what size it is? Looks pretty oversize to me.
05-13-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 21,204
Posted By VtwinVince

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/somec_9ae0db75d89a7cc9cb6a9aa53cee84420a96843c.jpg
Apparently this 1990 Somec is made with SPX, maybe someone can confirm.
05-12-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,286
Posted By VtwinVince

These are unobtainium, even here in western...

These are unobtainium, even here in western Canada. I've only seen one in real life. Very, very cool bikes. BTW the town in Bohemia is Bruenn.
05-11-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 12,913
Posted By VtwinVince

Good thing I don't live in the Okanagan any more.

Good thing I don't live in the Okanagan any more.
05-11-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14,683
Views: 3,521,279
Posted By VtwinVince

I only got to climb around inside one once, with...

I only got to climb around inside one once, with a friend who had accounted for three with R4M rockets whilst flying a BF110 in daylight ops.
05-11-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 69,019
Views: 11,150,584
Posted By VtwinVince

That Impact is not a '90, more like an '86.

That Impact is not a '90, more like an '86.
05-10-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14,683
Views: 3,521,279
Posted By VtwinVince

Now that is cool, I'm always on the lookout for...

Now that is cool, I'm always on the lookout for vintage model kits.
05-10-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By VtwinVince

LOL, also into vinyl, and would have bought that...

LOL, also into vinyl, and would have bought that one just for the cover.
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By VtwinVince

First-gen Judy SL would be good with some Steed...

First-gen Judy SL would be good with some Steed springs, so a nice fork.
05-09-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By VtwinVince

NSU fan here, especially of the motorbike variety.

NSU fan here, especially of the motorbike variety.
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By VtwinVince

I agree, looks like a '95. I ordered the hardtail...

I agree, looks like a '95. I ordered the hardtail frame from Schwinn that year. Looks to be in decent shape with some nice bits on it.
Replies: 18
Views: 350
Posted By VtwinVince

The market for early fillet-brazed Ritchey's is...

The market for early fillet-brazed Ritchey's is always strong, the later mass-produced stuff not so much. I picked up a completely original 1990 Ascent, all 730 XT, excellent paint, original Megabite...
Replies: 18
Views: 350
Posted By VtwinVince

Ritchey's are always nice, this one would be a...

Ritchey's are always nice, this one would be a lot more desirable with the proprietary cranks and brakes.
04-30-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 12,913
Posted By VtwinVince

They're multiplying. Two different bikes at the...

They're multiplying. Two different bikes at the same time, pretty weird.
04-28-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 12,913
Posted By VtwinVince

Rock Combo is pretty darned rare. All those...

Rock Combo is pretty darned rare. All those Bianchis from that era are nice, I have a '90 Sika with the Logic frame, nice bike.
04-28-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 69,019
Views: 11,150,584
Posted By VtwinVince

Holy crap, somebody grab that Cinelli!

Holy crap, somebody grab that Cinelli!
04-27-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 12,913
Posted By VtwinVince

Good thing I'm not in Ottawa, I'd be all over...

Good thing I'm not in Ottawa, I'd be all over that De Rosa.
04-26-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 12,913
Posted By VtwinVince

Those Allegro MTB's were produced in Japan for...

Those Allegro MTB's were produced in Japan for Cap's, and are above average in quality. I have a frameset which is nicely brazed waiting to be built.
04-25-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By VtwinVince

What a beauty, and in my size. I would have...

What a beauty, and in my size. I would have grabbed that in a heartbeat.
04-21-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 12,913
Posted By VtwinVince

Thanks for the tip, I have a couple of the...

Thanks for the tip, I have a couple of the flimsier ones, always wanted one of these hard core units.
04-21-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By VtwinVince

I can see why someone thought it might be a...

I can see why someone thought it might be a Somec, lugs and top tube routing are reminiscent.
04-17-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 12,913
Posted By VtwinVince

Holy cow, wish that work stand was out here on...

Holy cow, wish that work stand was out here on the west coast.
04-12-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,114
Posted By VtwinVince

This local find is 'on the slab' right now,...

This local find is 'on the slab' right now, keeping the original Martini paint, ordered new decals....
04-11-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21,065
Views: 3,923,493
Posted By VtwinVince

LOL, I'm kind of digging that disc wheel.

LOL, I'm kind of digging that disc wheel.
04-10-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By VtwinVince

Seat tube is 27.0. Apparently the tubing could be...

Seat tube is 27.0. Apparently the tubing could be Columbus SPX.
04-09-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By VtwinVince

Some(c) Help Please

Long story short, I got this bike off a guy who was clearing out his shed, originally I was going to get his somewhat ratbagged Rossin, and wound up buying both. His dad got this bike in Switzerland....
03-23-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,739
Views: 561,548
Posted By VtwinVince

Thanks T-Mar, that makes sense as the cranks are...

Thanks T-Mar, that makes sense as the cranks are stamped 1985.
03-22-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,739
Views: 561,548
Posted By VtwinVince

I'm working on a ratbagged blue Sport, I believe...

I'm working on a ratbagged blue Sport, I believe it's a mid-80's model from Japan with Tange tubing. Serial number is located on the seat tube: BS606457. Any ideas?
03-20-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,554,029
Posted By VtwinVince

It's a cromoly frame.

It's a cromoly frame.
03-17-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 69,019
Views: 11,150,584
Posted By VtwinVince

That blue C-dale is the deal of the day.

That blue C-dale is the deal of the day.
03-16-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By VtwinVince

Just put some springs in that fork and you're...

Just put some springs in that fork and you're done.
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By VtwinVince

I had an Axis TT way back when which I really...

I had an Axis TT way back when which I really liked. I have a mid-90's WCF6.0 which rides really well, so I think these are under-appreciated.
03-11-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5,076
Views: 564,122
Posted By VtwinVince

Just finished this rat-bagged IBOC, a parts bin...

Just finished this rat-bagged IBOC, a parts bin special from '89.
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/mongoose_e95de8facfbe8ea1540f2ef520efac5962a6ed5b.jpg
03-10-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,633
Posted By VtwinVince

I just picked up a vintage wheelset for a Bianchi...

I just picked up a vintage wheelset for a Bianchi build, the rear is Suntour and the front is a Sunshine. The rear hub is certainly higher quality, but I'm impressed with the condition of these after...
03-10-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,554,029
Posted By VtwinVince

LOL, I keep going back to the coop, and once...

LOL, I keep going back to the coop, and once found a nice, complete 1990 Fisher Paragon, so I've got a couple for that thread idea.
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By VtwinVince

I have some real crap in my garage.....

I have some real crap in my garage.....
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By VtwinVince

Mongoose? This is a Mongoose. ...

Mongoose? This is a Mongoose.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/mongoose_41ae76198c63690f61133609524f85ee8a6cd5bd.jpg
03-10-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,554,029
Posted By VtwinVince

Just finished a complete overhaul of this '89...

Just finished a complete overhaul of this '89 Mongoose IBOC, which came out of a chicken coop in 'relic' condition....
03-10-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By VtwinVince

Cool bikes, crazy prices. And BTW it's...

Cool bikes, crazy prices. And BTW it's Brandenburg, not berg. And that Soviet thing needs to go.
03-08-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 69,019
Views: 11,150,584
Posted By VtwinVince

Agree with the above assessment on beam bikes, I...

Agree with the above assessment on beam bikes, I have two Softrides, and setup is actually pretty quick. And yes, these are very comfortable rides.
03-05-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,554,029
Posted By VtwinVince

LOL, me too. I've got a month's rotation going...

LOL, me too. I've got a month's rotation going now.
03-03-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,554,029
Posted By VtwinVince

All after my own heart, nice work Retrodude.

All after my own heart, nice work Retrodude.
Replies: 22
Views: 1,947
Posted By VtwinVince

Yup, Martini colours have always been super cool,...

Yup, Martini colours have always been super cool, along with Gulf, of course.
02-22-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By VtwinVince

Thanks for the feedback Dave. I picked one up...

Thanks for the feedback Dave. I picked one up from a local auction as a rec centre was getting rid of a few of these. I've been using it for a couple of weeks, and I see what you mean about the...
02-18-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By VtwinVince

Thanks for the links (pun intended).

Thanks for the links (pun intended).
Replies: 32
Views: 1,243
Posted By VtwinVince

In my market that thing will be an easy sell at...

In my market that thing will be an easy sell at 700.00. Nice bike in a nice size.
02-17-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By VtwinVince

For vintage 3 x 8 and 9 speed drivetrains.

For vintage 3 x 8 and 9 speed drivetrains.
02-16-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By VtwinVince

Chain Gang

What's a good source these days for Shimano compatible MTB replacement chains that aren't stupid expensive?
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