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06-20-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,101
Posted By Andy_K

That does seem like a very ambitious price for...

That does seem like a very ambitious price for the NYC Masi, especially with rust on the chrome. I guess the color helps though. On eBay who knows.....
06-17-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By dweenk

I would guess that the original rims were wooden....

I would guess that the original rims were wooden. Key word is "guess".
06-17-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By ColinT

Thanks for the compliments. I tried TheCabe and...

Thanks for the compliments. I tried TheCabe and Iíll see what they have to say. Iím now planing to make some periodish looking hubs and lace them to modern rims. Then just roll it around town.
06-16-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,685
Posted By T-Mar

I missed this the 1st time around. I must have...

I missed this the 1st time around. I must have been on one of my sabbaticals. I've always found this model a bit odd. While the geometry is a bit longer and stretched out than a Diamond Road, it has...
06-15-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,685
Posted By noobinsf

I love everything about this...

I love everything about this...
06-15-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,685
Posted By tricky

Awesome! It seems like we haven't seen many...

Awesome! It seems like we haven't seen many Kabukis around here lately. Think we could get some higher quality photos?
06-15-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 854
Posted By SpeedofLite

40 Years Ago: June 1980 in Bicycling magazine

This was a tough one. It's supposed to be a Camping Issue, but I thought many of the camping-related articles were probably too simple or irrelevant for current C&V campers.
So I included what I...
06-12-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,755
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Because I see something crazy cheap (or free) and...

Because I see something crazy cheap (or free) and I have no impulse control (in those cases).
06-12-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,228
Posted By Miele Man

Many years ago I bought a frame that I knew was...

Many years ago I bought a frame that I knew was too small for me. I bought it because I lived on the third floor and there was no elevator and the smaller frame made carrying the bike a lot easier. ...
06-12-20, 01:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,228
Posted By Andy_K

Yep. You can make the fit work on a really wide...

Yep. You can make the fit work on a really wide range of sizes, but there comes a day when you look at the bike and say to yourself, "Who am I kidding?"
...
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By zukahn1

For a fairly nice touring model with racks and...

For a fairly nice touring model with racks and fenders $100-120seem a bit low.nicely cleaned andserviced readyto ride you could likely get $250 in the current market it would be more but DT...
06-01-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,339
Posted By AndrewJB

I bought a Motobecane LeChampion SL Ti a couple...

I bought a Motobecane LeChampion SL Ti a couple years ago. Nice solid well made Ti frame, comparable weight to other Ti frames, full Ultegra 8000 group set...for $1999!
I like the looks, it was the...
05-29-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By oldbikenewbike

Here's what my 1981 looks like after one of my...

Here's what my 1981 looks like after one of my details. Soon I'll have this one looking as good!

...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,389
Posted By dougdunn

My "new" Pro Tour

So, I did pull the trigger on the Robin's egg blue '76 Pro Tour. Spent a bit more than a Super LeMans plus 50%, but I think it was worth it. After new tires and tubes, a complete tune-up, stripping...
05-24-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By SpeedofLite

30 Years Ago: May 1990 in Bicycling magazine

Included articles are:

The Grand Game (bike racing in the 1920s)
A Preview of the 1990 Tour de Trump
New Products
Off The Back looks at cycling fandom during the peak LeMond/pre-Armstrong days....
05-21-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,664
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: I built my legs on hills in Yonkers

:thumb: I built my legs on hills in Yonkers
05-21-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,664
Posted By greg3rd48

You got that right. My daily commute is plenty...

You got that right. My daily commute is plenty hilly and a great workout.

My local bike shop has been crazy here. Everything has been picked clean and the stream of customers is nonstop. Bikes in...
05-21-20, 12:49 AM
05-20-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 59,018
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Posted By phtomita

mens Lemond road bike 57cm - $100 (Queen Anne) ...

mens Lemond road bike 57cm - $100 (Queen Anne)
https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-mens-lemond-road-bike/7127772636.html
...
05-20-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 59,018
Views: 8,697,531
Posted By Clang

Nishiki - $100 (Flagstaff, AZ) ...

Nishiki - $100 (Flagstaff, AZ)
https://flagstaff.craigslist.org/bik/d/flagstaff-mens-nishiki-10-speed/7123555842.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00O0O_1wT1QfP9pZw_1200x900.jpg
05-11-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By thumpism

Been there a few times, but always driving.

Been there a few times, but always driving.
05-10-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 59,018
Views: 8,697,531
Posted By Miele Man

Crikey but I wish that was close enough to me to...

Crikey but I wish that was close enough to me to grab.

Cheers
05-09-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 59,018
Views: 8,697,531
Posted By machinist42

Knock Off $10 Because Kickstand?

miele 10 speed - $20 (North Raleigh)Posted 2020-05-09 17:13

https://images.craigslist.org/00r0r_fJpwRUDXwbo_1200x900.jpg

"10 speed road/racing bike, needs some cleanup, has some rust from...
05-08-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 972
Posted By molelinkluck

Thanks for the specs post. Looks like it's all...

Thanks for the specs post. Looks like it's all there!
05-05-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By 52telecaster

I would replace the crank but the bottom bracket...

I would replace the crank but the bottom bracket can be saved by cleaning and regreasing.

Congrats on the bike. My 78 grand touring is amazing....
04-29-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,420
Posted By Ayb2k2

Thanks!

Thanks!
04-28-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,420
Posted By hillyman

Sorry cranky moment for me as usual. Normally...

Sorry cranky moment for me as usual.
Normally I'd agree with you 100%. But OP is a little bit different circumstances. Says $300 budget so my thinking is getting em comfortable and looking cool on...
04-28-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,420
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

from the 90's, used trek 850, 720, or 950. It...

from the 90's, used trek 850, 720, or 950. It will say single track or mountain track, or something track. They run a tad small so look for an appropriate size for you. For example, I usually use a...
04-28-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,420
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I like what Hillyman said. Look specifically...

I like what Hillyman said.
Look specifically for a FIVE SPEED Schwinn SUBURBAN from the SEVENTIES!!!
Why? INDESTRUCTIBLE and SUPER EASY FOR ANYONE TO SERVICE THE BOTTOM BRACKET BEARINGS, ADJUST...
04-20-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,778
Posted By justcynn

I cant seem to stop buying bikes, I feel a lot...

I cant seem to stop buying bikes, I feel a lot better about these transactions than the parking lots at Home Depot/Lowes/Wal-Mart etc. I won't go there. this was my find this weekend - could not...
04-08-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,655
Posted By 52telecaster

you have too many great bikes!

you have too many great bikes!
04-07-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,853
Posted By Bianchigirll

Why not go for the original 'all arounder' The...

Why not go for the original 'all arounder' The Bianchi Volpe? While it might be a basic bike to many it does have a quality full ChroMo frame and fork, lots of brazeones and good tire clearance. ...
04-05-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 218
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: April 1970 in Bicycling! magazine

Our fun-loving Golden Gate Bridge cover couple (dubbed "Fred and Daphne" by Salamandrine) were previously seen on the cover of American Cycling, August 1968....
03-28-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,765
Posted By dddd

This Six-Ten was my second Miyata, the first one...

This Six-Ten was my second Miyata, the first one being an earlier "Grand Touring" or Gran-Tour" model from 1977 that oddly had steep angles and a high bottom bracket.

I used each of them for some...
03-24-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,693
Posted By alo

In Australia, they have days when people can put...

In Australia, they have days when people can put large items of trash out on the street. Sometimes bicycles are in the trash, in various conditions. Sometimes complete and usable, but often needing...
03-18-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1983) DAVE MOULTON Special Grand Touring

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...
03-14-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By HPL

I found out from the masses here that I do have a...

I found out from the masses here that I do have a '73/'74 Motobecane "Grand Record", 62cm frame with 531. Too big for me! Just a parts donor so never ridden.
02-08-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,287
Posted By scarlson

I've been using a Meidai pump for 15 years. The...

I've been using a Meidai pump for 15 years. The one with the stamped sheet metal foot plate, not the one with the foot plate made of bent wire. Before that, it was my grandpa's. He says he got it...
01-04-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,700
Posted By gugie

Tool roll ...

Tool roll

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yeah, I fixed the seat angle.
01-04-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,700
Posted By ryansu

Here's how I do not use them - in toe clips, but...

Here's how I do not use them - in toe clips, but I love to have them on hand for lots of things- stabilizing the front wheel while the bike is in the work stand, stabilizing the front wheel when the...
12-27-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2,404
Views: 796,156
Posted By DQRider

Nice pair! They both look to be in beautiful...

Nice pair! They both look to be in beautiful shape.
But I swear, I am seeing these `78s everywhere, now that I've bought my own.

https://i.imgur.com/xxKS1Ac.png

Of course, I can't leave well...
12-27-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,298
Posted By OldsCOOL

Working the magic formula to remove the 100yr old...

Working the magic formula to remove the 100yr old caked-on mud and grease. Today I repacked and set the BB that now spins effortlessly smooth.

This is a labor of love. Can you tell the diff??

...
12-25-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,298
Posted By OldsCOOL

Iím checking in at The Wheelmen for membership...

Iím checking in at The Wheelmen for membership when stuff calms down. Thanx for the heads-up on C.A.B.E.!
12-20-19, 10:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,374
Posted By sdn40

I really like mine. The aluminum looks like its...

I really like mine. The aluminum looks like its made from turquoise thread. Stunner in the sunlight
...
Forum: Northeast
08-15-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,519
Posted By cyclebycle13

Best bet. Contact one of the bike shops. The...

Best bet. Contact one of the bike shops. The one in Mt. Kisco or the one in Chappaqua would probably be helpful.
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