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07-14-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,091
Posted By toavii

Thereís a lot of early rigid manufactures that I...

Thereís a lot of early rigid manufactures that I keep an eye out for. They rarely come up for sale. To me, not interested in anything ďvintageĒ with suspension regardless of its pedigree.

My 86...
Replies: 38
Views: 1,440
Posted By toavii

Remove wheels, bottle cages, and any guides...

Remove wheels, bottle cages, and any guides attached to frame.

Iíd give it a wash with a garden hose, a microfiber towel, and Dawn soap to start. Any spots where caked on grease/gunk does not...
07-05-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By toavii

Black saddle, black bar tape. Silver (titanium...

Black saddle, black bar tape. Silver (titanium Jagwire is my favorite) or black cables. New gum hoods. That is how Iíd build it.

If looking to add red, straps would look good red IMO. Add red...
07-05-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,111
Posted By toavii

Sort of the same boat as you minus the kids. ...

Sort of the same boat as you minus the kids.

Purchased a home that we continue to to make our own with various projects.

We got two puppies this spring, brothers Nigel and Nico. They are...
07-01-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,002
Views: 136,031
Posted By toavii

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48175113332_f6...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48175113332_f6a21467f0_c.jpg

Haven't been riding much or working on many lately but couldn't refuse this.
05-28-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 724
Posted By toavii

Still riding, just havenít seen much come up that...

Still riding, just havenít seen much come up that perks my interest to build.

Casey is trying to pry the Kvale away... Ha
05-28-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 724
Posted By toavii

Itís mine. I didnít notice your email until now,...

Itís mine. I didnít notice your email until now, went to my spam for whatever reason.

Selling to fund my newly acquired wood working addiction. Had it priced higher elsewhere and everyone who was...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,453
Posted By toavii

First, wow, thatís gorgeous. Not a Paramount fan...

First, wow, thatís gorgeous. Not a Paramount fan per se but I would be after that if I was looking to add given the condition.

As as far as price, I would say $1600-1700ish would be a friendly...
03-24-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,921
Posted By toavii

Colnago ...

Colnago
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/717/33115783565_96291eea9c_c.jpg

Chris Kvale
https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5452/30665690125_9bb748d5dd_c.jpg

Cinelli...
12-16-18, 08:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,223
Posted By toavii

This was built up with R8000. ...

This was built up with R8000.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1765/43354233802_7efa8f9880_c.jpg
10-16-18, 10:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,566
Posted By toavii

I didnít like the Bridgestone RB-T and RB-1 that...

I didnít like the Bridgestone RB-T and RB-1 that I had. Donít understand the appeal outside of the Grant ideology which I find to be sound.

Hated the Cinelli Supercorsa I had. Pretty bike but...
10-15-18, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2,002
Views: 136,031
Posted By toavii

Does this count? ...

Does this count?

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1927/31451878668_d023cc5459_c.jpg
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1940/45326127361_1029a1c1a1_c.jpg

60's Grundig KS680. Should be interesting as...
08-16-18, 03:42 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,212
Posted By toavii

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08-06-18, 05:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 926
Posted By toavii

Almost bought this a couple of times. Great frame...

Almost bought this a couple of times. Great frame and nice to see it on the road.
08-06-18, 10:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 926
Posted By toavii

Pretty sure I know what it is. And itís going to...

Pretty sure I know what it is. And itís going to be fun to see this built!
08-01-18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,905
Posted By toavii

Chris Kvale ...

Chris Kvale

https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5452/30665690125_9bb748d5dd_c.jpg

This is a stunning color in person. The craftsmanship and ride ainít bad either...
07-31-18, 02:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,111
Posted By toavii

I have Rat Traps on my Cimarron. Nothing but good...

I have Rat Traps on my Cimarron. Nothing but good things to say about them.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4165/33792778883_f7b40a54e0_c.jpg
Replies: 28
Views: 1,096
Posted By toavii

I purchased the purple Kvale above from Grady...

I purchased the purple Kvale above from Grady (gomango). Iíd have to be in a really tough spot to sell it. Great rider and a stunning bike with incredible workmanship.

Like others have said,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-18, 02:11 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,617,782
Posted By toavii

Probably wouldnít approve of one of my other...

Probably wouldnít approve of one of my other bikes of mine seeing as how itís purple... :)

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-18, 02:18 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,617,782
Posted By toavii

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07-15-18, 07:33 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,830
Posted By toavii

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1765/43354233802_7e...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1765/43354233802_7efa8f9880_c.jpg
05-27-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 624
Posted By toavii

Looks the part. Nice build! Those tires are...

Looks the part. Nice build!

Those tires are all I use if Iím mounting anything in the 23-25 area. Great riding tires. I get about a year (Spring/Summer/Fall) and a half out of a set on my...
05-16-18, 03:36 AM
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Views: 6,732,012
Posted By toavii

Itís the Davis Phinney model.

Itís the Davis Phinney model.
05-13-18, 06:05 PM
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Posted By toavii

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

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Clang asleep at the wheel? $250 Serotta with SLX tubing.
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Views: 1,284
Posted By toavii

Looks as if it has potential. I wouldnít be...

Looks as if it has potential. I wouldnít be overly concerned about the tape on the top tube, granted Iíd want to remove prior to buying.

T-Marís number is likely what Iíd want if it was mine. If...
05-08-18, 05:26 AM
Replies: 51,439
Views: 6,732,012
Posted By toavii

This is in my town but tougher than I currently...

This is in my town but tougher than I currently have time for.
04-24-18, 04:44 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 64,174
Posted By toavii

May as well add my 1977 Super. ...

May as well add my 1977 Super.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/717/33115783565_96291eea9c_c.jpg
04-14-18, 05:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,064
Posted By toavii

Iím the same way as you. I donít really get out...

Iím the same way as you. I donít really get out much at all until all the sand/salt is off the roads. Just not worth going down or getting salt all over the frame/components.

Really would like to...
04-08-18, 06:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,373
Posted By toavii

The red one sure is blinged out. Wow. A few...

The red one sure is blinged out. Wow.

A few aesthetic things I would have done differently, namely spacers as mentioned and saddle/bar tape color choices, but that’s quite the build.
03-31-18, 05:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,834
Posted By toavii

I built a Schwinn Cimarron for exactly the...

I built a Schwinn Cimarron for exactly the purpose you describe. Itís a tool around town bike for fun, errands, fishing, brewery rides, etc. Posted all over the site at this point but thread is here...
03-30-18, 04:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,916
Posted By toavii

If you still wanted to check it out in person...

If you still wanted to check it out in person with the weather clearing up soon, let me know. Pictures canít do the paint justice.
03-30-18, 10:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,916
Posted By toavii

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4739/39507896952_2b...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4739/39507896952_2b551d55a9_c.jpg
03-30-18, 08:36 AM
Replies: 51,439
Views: 6,732,012
Posted By toavii

I tried contacting the seller regarding this bike...

I tried contacting the seller regarding this bike last night and have yet to hear back. Have a few friends who want me to find and build them something similar to my Cimarron and this would fit the...
03-23-18, 06:08 AM
Replies: 51,439
Views: 6,732,012
Posted By toavii

So big it might even be too big for rjhammett......

So big it might even be too big for rjhammett... If it was a complete Pro group I probably would have bought it for the group already.
03-23-18, 04:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,730
Posted By toavii

Yes, I’d definitely swap back to original fork...

Yes, I’d definitely swap back to original fork and stem. Silver seatpost will then play nice with everything. I’d also go black bar tape and let the bike stand out. There’s very few bikes I think...
03-05-18, 05:40 AM
Replies: 51,439
Views: 6,732,012
Posted By toavii

Not a bad deal here...

Not a bad deal here (https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ram/bik/d/gt-edge-handbuilt-steel/6518766486.html).

https://images.craigslist.org/00D0D_jyvBrEOEp4L_1200x900.jpg

Tons of extras and...
03-04-18, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,480
Posted By toavii

Yep. These colors are hard to capture in photos....

Yep. These colors are hard to capture in photos. Close as I could get. Itís a very garish paint scheme. Literal highlighter bright. It will be interesting when I actually get it on the road.

Pete...
03-04-18, 05:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,480
Posted By toavii

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4739/39507896952_2b...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4739/39507896952_2b551d55a9_c.jpg
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03-01-18, 03:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,948
Posted By toavii

Looks great! I’m excited for winter to be over so...

Looks great! I’m excited for winter to be over so I can ride mine.
03-01-18, 01:38 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 49,099
Posted By toavii

I guess this Cimarron fits. As purchased: ...

I guess this Cimarron fits.

As purchased:
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2873/33447024304_34cc159f2e_c.jpg

Finished minus racks/bags:...
02-25-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 686
Posted By toavii

I just bought a two bike Seasucker rack and was...

I just bought a two bike Seasucker rack and was wanting to make a longer trip with it to try it out this year. I know Decorah will be one but this seems like fun. Chicago isn’t a bad drive from the...
02-24-18, 06:50 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 27,003
Posted By toavii

This is well put and echos a lot of my feelings...

This is well put and echos a lot of my feelings on this. Right down to a Schwinn Cimarron that I converted to mimic a lot of what they are doing. Itís a fun bike, some pieces were actually purchased...
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By toavii

I decided to not go through with it. Too much...

I decided to not go through with it. Too much that I wanted to change to make it closer to how I would want it.

Given the time it’s sat and pay cash instead over eBay fees, shipping, etc I was...
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By toavii

70s Galmozzi

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/PXwAAOSwSeVaPG3v/s-l1600.jpg

This (https://www.ebay.com/itm/Galmozzi-1970-s-Road-Bike-Campagnolo/332495445425?hash=item4d6a45ddb1:g:PXwAAOSwSeVaPG3v) is local to me....
02-19-18, 02:37 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 168,417
Posted By toavii

Turned out great. What a beautiful frame.

Turned out great. What a beautiful frame.
02-17-18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,786
Posted By toavii

I’m picky about the paint of the bikes I own....

I’m picky about the paint of the bikes I own. They have to be good riders to be sure, but if they don’t look the part due to paint quality most all inevitably find their way out the door. Outside of...
02-11-18, 04:43 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,306
Posted By toavii

Looks like a fun project. If the blue is anything...

Looks like a fun project. If the blue is anything like my blue Super, it will clean up nicely.
02-10-18, 07:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,800
Posted By toavii

Bikes and room look great. What type of...

Bikes and room look great.

What type of flooring did you use on the walls? Also curious how you’re suspending the bikes from the ceiling?
02-02-18, 08:56 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 18,059
Posted By toavii

Itís a pretty stunning paint job. ...

Itís a pretty stunning paint job.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4590/38828865524_d56a030f4f_c.jpg
02-01-18, 02:15 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 18,059
Posted By toavii

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4739/39507896952_2b...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4739/39507896952_2b551d55a9_c.jpg
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