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10-10-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,603
Posted By kermie

Looking nice! I kinda like the look of the B17 on...

Looking nice! I kinda like the look of the B17 on that bike with the Celeste.
10-06-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By kermie

I loved pouring over the catalogs every year. So...

I loved pouring over the catalogs every year. So much dreaming on those pages. Thanks for the time machine ride
10-02-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,287
Posted By kermie

Haha yeah, that was my issue this past summer...

Haha yeah, that was my issue this past summer when I bought a Panasonic DX3000. I had not run downtube shifting in almost 30 years, so it took sometime getting used to it. The DX3000 is from 1985 so...
09-23-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,062
Posted By kermie

So true!! Memories always have a way of glossing...

So true!! Memories always have a way of glossing over reality. My first bike bike was a red framed used bike back in the late 60's of which I don't remember the name. My grandfather built her up with...
09-21-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By kermie

Great article, and really love the ads. I do...

Great article, and really love the ads. I do remember seeing the Easyseat. Looks just as ugly today as it did back then :)
09-21-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,287
Posted By kermie

Nice!!! Man, that is one to be proud of owning!

Nice!!! Man, that is one to be proud of owning!
09-18-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By kermie

That's a great gf!!

That's a great gf!!
09-18-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 806
Posted By kermie

Very nice job!!

Very nice job!!
09-14-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,287
Posted By kermie

I had a buddy who had a Cannondale back in the...

I had a buddy who had a Cannondale back in the day. I did love that thing, actually, I liked the looks better than my Trek 1400. Post up when you can, would love to see it :)
09-10-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,140
Posted By kermie

The link is blocked. The good news is you have...

The link is blocked. The good news is you have passed 10 post, so you can now post in the thread :)
09-06-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,656
Posted By kermie

I'm not buying the golf gloves idea. Golf gloves...

I'm not buying the golf gloves idea. Golf gloves come single. Now the question would be, when did cycling gloves start putting padding in them. These look like early 70's late 60's to me.
09-06-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By kermie

Could it be a PGN10? Maybe a 1985? either way,...

Could it be a PGN10? Maybe a 1985? either way, nice haul :)

Specs (https://www.bikeboompeugeot.com/Brochures%20USA/Peugeot%201985%20USA%20Brochure/Peugeot%201985%20USA%20Brochure%20Page%2013.jpg)...
09-06-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,114
Posted By kermie

Post up the serial number. One of the experts can...

Post up the serial number. One of the experts can tell you the year. Personally, I would keep it as is and and get it into ride-able condition. Then see where you need to improve on it.
09-06-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By kermie

Always great reads!! Thank you so much for these...

Always great reads!! Thank you so much for these post. Now to write Mel Pinto Imports in DC to inquire about the Gitane Professional!!
09-06-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,898
Posted By kermie

That bike looks great!! Nice job :) I had a...

That bike looks great!! Nice job :) I had a riding buddy back in the early 90's that had one. I had a Trek 1400 which was also aluminum framed, but man I always loved his R600.
09-05-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,578
Posted By kermie

Sounds like your adjusting it as you go, which is...

Sounds like your adjusting it as you go, which is the way to go. We are all built differently, so make sure your comfortable and don't worry about what others look like as they ride, Nice bicycle for...
09-04-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,371
Posted By kermie

My cup and glass. The cup is pretty beat up like...

My cup and glass. The cup is pretty beat up like my old Trek 930 with lots of miles on it :)
...
07-25-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 936
Posted By kermie

Dang. I drooled on my keyboard. I love that...

Dang. I drooled on my keyboard. I love that color scheme and those components. Great looking bike.
07-25-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,673
Posted By kermie

Oh man, I remember that issue of Bicycle Guide,...

Oh man, I remember that issue of Bicycle Guide, and the cover is all I remember at this time!!
07-24-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 124,773
Posted By kermie

Put some new tires on my DX-3000 and we are ready...

Put some new tires on my DX-3000 and we are ready to ride.....Now I just need the time,,,ugh
...
07-24-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 752
Posted By kermie

I still have my Delta cleat Looks I bought in...

I still have my Delta cleat Looks I bought in 1991 for a Trek 1400. They were my first clipless pedals. I have not used them in decades. But yeah, they are heavy. I got a Panasonic DX-3000 last month...
07-20-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,464
Posted By kermie

Back in the early 90's I rode the Hotter Than...

Back in the early 90's I rode the Hotter Than Hell 100 in Witchita Falls Texas....in August. Temps hit 107 with a strong south wind....The picture was taken in the morning, before the heat hit, and I...
07-18-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 978
Posted By kermie

1984 was the second year of an economic recovery....

1984 was the second year of an economic recovery. Things were getting better, unemployment was dropping and life was looking much nicer, but still, that was a chunk of change for a lot of riders. In...
07-13-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By kermie

Try posting the serial number, that might help ID...

Try posting the serial number, that might help ID it.
07-12-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,922
Posted By kermie

Great job!! Look forward to your finished product...

Great job!! Look forward to your finished product :)
07-06-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20,637
Views: 3,616,167
Posted By kermie

This one kinda scares me...Not sure what it...

This one kinda scares me...Not sure what it really is, but someone must have got carried away making this bike something else......but what?
Colnago City Bike medium
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07-05-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By kermie

That is awesome! Great to see young folks taking...

That is awesome! Great to see young folks taking on the vintage machines, and a great smile to boot.
07-05-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,140
Posted By kermie

Wow, that was quite the price drop.

Wow, that was quite the price drop.
07-03-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,520
Posted By kermie

That is beautiful!! Great job

That is beautiful!! Great job
07-03-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,011
Posted By kermie

Yours HAS to be the best offer he has got.

Yours HAS to be the best offer he has got.
07-02-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,964
Posted By kermie

That is a sharp bike. Nice job

That is a sharp bike. Nice job
07-02-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 992
Posted By kermie

Oh man, I love that bike!! Nice job indeed

Oh man, I love that bike!! Nice job indeed
07-01-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,437
Posted By kermie

I would go with the accents which are gold. So...

I would go with the accents which are gold. So gold tape. White would look good too on that blue frame though.
07-01-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,154
Posted By kermie

Oh nice!! And that would fit me!! I'll PM you my...

Oh nice!! And that would fit me!! I'll PM you my address :)
07-01-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,011
Posted By kermie

Yeah, a head scratcher indeed

Yeah, a head scratcher indeed
07-01-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,242
Posted By kermie

Love the article!! Now to find a Panasonic...

Love the article!! Now to find a Panasonic Professional.............
07-01-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,035
Posted By kermie

Not sure how I have not posted my 1993 Allez Pro,...

Not sure how I have not posted my 1993 Allez Pro, so here it is.. I got this brand new in early 1994 as a left over 1993. It was replacing a 1991 Trek 1400 that got destroyed in a rear-ending by a...
07-01-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,197
Posted By kermie

That looks amazing!! Great job

That looks amazing!! Great job
06-30-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,154
Posted By kermie

Just my 2 cents of course, but honestly, you plan...

Just my 2 cents of course, but honestly, you plan on putting down some money to build up the bike, your Grail bike at that. It won't fit right, no matter what you do to it. Now, you will have a grail...
06-29-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 983
Posted By kermie

Very nice pick up!! Love that dark red color too

Very nice pick up!! Love that dark red color too
06-28-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,612
Posted By kermie

Love the Miyatas' you guys are posting. OP,...

Love the Miyatas' you guys are posting.

OP, great pick up. Laws of nature do have a balancing effect for sure ;)
06-27-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 20,637
Views: 3,616,167
Posted By kermie

So, holy grail? Or wishful thinking? ...

So, holy grail? Or wishful thinking?


Large road racing bike - $1500 (Littleton)


This is a road bike I got on Craigslist a year ago I fixed it up then a while back some guy at a off trail...
06-26-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,232
Posted By kermie

That really is a fun hobby. Love looking thru...

That really is a fun hobby. Love looking thru stuff like this. Thanks for the pictures
06-25-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,581
Posted By kermie

Enjoy that ride. Sadly, with the age of these...

Enjoy that ride. Sadly, with the age of these machines, things get changed out often, especially if they get damaged during their journey. Being the bike is plentiful in your area, you should be able...
06-25-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,328
Posted By kermie

Yes, those are older models that have been...

Yes, those are older models that have been discontinued. You can find them used on eBay
06-24-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 275,858
Posted By kermie

Dang, how did I miss that!

Dang, how did I miss that!
06-24-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 275,858
Posted By kermie

I read thru this whole thread and no Barbara...

I read thru this whole thread and no Barbara Eden!?!?!?

https://66.media.tumblr.com/db4c4d2b2e3d7dbdbaa9996024aa828b/tumblr_nqaxwkqYc71tvcjqqo1_400.jpg
06-24-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,763
Posted By kermie

Love getting boxes like this :)

Love getting boxes like this :)
06-24-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By kermie

Oh that really was an awesome idea. I get it, as...

Oh that really was an awesome idea. I get it, as trains would struggle with steep inclines. Heck of the few roads I have ridden in the mountains, a 2% would be so great. Sadly, many roads are much...
06-24-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By kermie

Very interesting article. I have never heard of...

Very interesting article. I have never heard of Railbiking, but do see the benefit. However, over the years, many rails have been salvaged so finding an abandoned rail today would be very difficult....
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