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09-28-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 618
Posted By Sedgemop

Been doing the same in N. IL, S. WI, and N. WI...

Been doing the same in N. IL, S. WI, and N. WI since July. No trouble breathing, or with the natives.
09-26-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 365
Posted By Sedgemop

Looks great. Usually have the most fun going...

Looks great. Usually have the most fun going somewhere road bikes aren't supposed to go.
09-03-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 66,520
Posted By Sedgemop

Thanks, Verktyg. I had just picked up the bike...

Thanks, Verktyg. I had just picked up the bike when I took the photos. Was already aware of the Pivo issues. Since the photo, I've inspected the stem and reinserted it at a lower height. All is well....
09-02-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,211
Posted By Sedgemop

Uh, yeah, the bikes aren't bad, either.

Uh, yeah, the bikes aren't bad, either.
08-30-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 66,520
Posted By Sedgemop

Finally picked up a Gitane Tour de France. Got a...

Finally picked up a Gitane Tour de France. Got a super crusty example from flipper Mark in Milwaukee yesterday. Price was right, so I figured I'd finally get to see what the fuss was about. Pumped up...
08-28-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,105
Posted By Sedgemop

Yes to this. Winter riding in Chicago for me...

Yes to this. Winter riding in Chicago for me means picking up a gas pipe road bike, or a lower end mtn. bike, or a funny commuter. Slap on some fenders and keep going. Buy cheap in the fall and sell...
08-27-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,105
Posted By Sedgemop

Yep, all true. IL has hills if you look for them....

Yep, all true. IL has hills if you look for them. Even in Chicagoland we've got Sterne's Woods and Moraine Hills State Park. Most people would consider the riding there to be a little hilly.
08-27-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,105
Posted By Sedgemop

To my midwestern friends who haven't ridden the...

To my midwestern friends who haven't ridden the driftless area: please get yourself over there and ride it. A mixture of constant rolling hills, occasional more serious climbs/descents, less used...
08-25-20, 07:47 AM
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Views: 8,513,937
Posted By Sedgemop

Yeah, this. ^^^

Yeah, this. ^^^
08-23-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 58,290
Views: 8,513,937
Posted By Sedgemop

I've had lots of Trek bikes and have about had my...

I've had lots of Trek bikes and have about had my fill. Wouldn't mind having this one, though. Maybe check to see if seller has original wheels and offer a couple hundred less.
08-19-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,738
Posted By Sedgemop

This has been my experience too, having owned...

This has been my experience too, having owned quite a few Treks and Miyatas.
08-18-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,377
Posted By Sedgemop

Last night, I encouraged a stuck bike lock to...

Last night, I encouraged a stuck bike lock to work with my grandpappy's old hammer.
...
08-16-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 209,768
Posted By Sedgemop

Audrey Hepburn in 1958, I think. ...

Audrey Hepburn in 1958, I think.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/905x1200/117903568_10217148041084248_601067357265343289_o_0f76b599dacf5924ff940873269af0543920d9df.jpg
08-14-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,230
Posted By Sedgemop

Get it. You can definitely ride it a while,...

Get it. You can definitely ride it a while, scratch the nostalgia itch, and flip it.
07-28-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 58,290
Views: 8,513,937
Posted By Sedgemop

Trek 620 for cheap. ...

Trek 620 for cheap.

https://chicago.craigslist.org/nwc/bik/d/arlington-heights-trek-620/7167201029.htmlTrek 620 - $150 (Arlington Heights)...
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By Sedgemop

One came up for sale on the Forum a little while...

One came up for sale on the Forum a little while back. The asking price, including shipping, is probably about right. Large size may bring value down a little. Appears to be in very good condition,...
07-16-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By Sedgemop

Great job with the build. I coveted that frame...

Great job with the build. I coveted that frame when Big Chainring had it for sale. Enjoy that thing.
Replies: 20
Views: 1,168
Posted By Sedgemop

Grateful to have someone on the forum who knows...

Grateful to have someone on the forum who knows so much about these bikes. Thanks for putting in the time.
07-12-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3,602
Views: 316,510
Posted By Sedgemop

Picked up this Miyata 721A downstate for cheap...

Picked up this Miyata 721A downstate for cheap ($40). for my lady. Gave it a good bath, switched out the wheels with some Arayas I had on hand, new brake cables, unseized the handlebar bolt and...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,168
Posted By Sedgemop

That's how I took it.

That's how I took it.
Replies: 20
Views: 1,168
Posted By Sedgemop

Was what we call the Professional the only model...

Was what we call the Professional the only model in ''81/82?
07-06-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,791
Posted By Sedgemop

Sent you a PM.

Sent you a PM.
07-05-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,791
Posted By Sedgemop

^ I've ridden a bunch of centuries, and this is...

^ I've ridden a bunch of centuries, and this is it. Any of your bikes would be great for a century, by the way. Let's go do it.
Replies: 20
Views: 1,168
Posted By Sedgemop

That is the truth, right there.

That is the truth, right there.
Replies: 20
Views: 1,168
Posted By Sedgemop

Thanks for the response. Was considering offering...

Thanks for the response. Was considering offering $1200 when I start working regularly, again. Glad that seems about right.
Replies: 20
Views: 1,168
Posted By Sedgemop

1981 Eddy Merckx

Would like to own a Merckx bike, eventually. Still learning about different models and value. See asking prices vary widely. I like the earlier models, but the late 80's/early 90's with the wilder...
07-02-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 58,290
Views: 8,513,937
Posted By Sedgemop

Good looking Raleigh International. ...

Good looking Raleigh International.

https://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/bik/d/hinsdale-1972-raleigh-international/7152184013.html1972 Raleigh International - $500...
07-01-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 58,290
Views: 8,513,937
Posted By Sedgemop

saw this, but had to blink a few times to make...

saw this, but had to blink a few times to make sure i was reading the price right.
06-21-20, 01:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,255
Posted By Sedgemop

The 700 series racers are great riders. Price is...

The 700 series racers are great riders. Price is good on this one too. I typically don't like '84 Trek graphics, but this color combo is pretty nice. Good luck with the sale.
06-17-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 449,285
Posted By Sedgemop

Yep, probably am going with blue tape this time.

Yep, probably am going with blue tape this time.
06-17-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 449,285
Posted By Sedgemop

'82 950

Just pulled the 950 out of storage and took a quick photo. Going to get it ready for summer riding with some tubulars and fresh bar tape, at least. Might go for some clipless pedals this year too.
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06-12-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 786
Posted By Sedgemop

Have fun, man. I'm going to ride Glacier this...

Have fun, man. I'm going to ride Glacier this year, if possible.

Going to the Sun Ride
06-03-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,720
Posted By Sedgemop

Glad you got that. It was seriously tempting me....

Glad you got that. It was seriously tempting me. You going back for the Gran Sport frame?
05-19-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 58,290
Views: 8,513,937
Posted By Sedgemop

Cheap Holdsworth-made Claud Butler

Somebody go get this.

Iowa Holdsworth (https://ames.craigslist.org/bik/d/ames-english-road-bike/7126912028.html)

Closeup shows this is a Claud Butler.English Road Bike - $175 (Ames)image 1 of 4...
02-24-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 926
Posted By Sedgemop

Wow, never heard of this place. Must be really...

Wow, never heard of this place. Must be really flying under the radar. I'll check them out. Thanks for the visit video, jjhabbs .
02-06-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 598
Posted By Sedgemop

This is a rough one. I may like the ride of the...

This is a rough one. I may like the ride of the 770 a little better; it's super quick and the handling is twitchy. It's more of a crit racer. The 759 is a little more relaxed and predictable, while...
01-22-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 58,290
Views: 8,513,937
Posted By Sedgemop

Ooh, that's a nice one. Thankfully, too far away.

Ooh, that's a nice one. Thankfully, too far away.
01-11-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,340
Posted By Sedgemop

Was just about to post this, myself. I like the...

Was just about to post this, myself. I like the bike exhibit, but the whole place is great and worth a visit.
10-23-19, 10:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,830
Posted By Sedgemop

Did you post you bike here:...

Did you post you bike here: http://chicago.stolenbike.org (http://chicago.stolenbike.org/) ? They occasionally get good results.
10-15-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 39,602
Posted By Sedgemop

Seems like there should be a photo to go along...

Seems like there should be a photo to go along with this post. Don't see many of the 170's around here and they're such good looking frames. How about it?
10-10-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 721
Posted By Sedgemop

Congratulations on the ride. You should post your...

Congratulations on the ride. You should post your route. I'd like to see how you did it.
10-09-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,426
Posted By Sedgemop

I'm a definite maybe for this one. Will know by...

I'm a definite maybe for this one. Will know by this weekend.
10-09-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 449,285
Posted By Sedgemop

I vote for the 1st gen Dura Ace black group. I've...

I vote for the 1st gen Dura Ace black group. I've got a '78 TX700 and that's how it came to me. Original owner built it up that way, complete with 54 tooth big chain ring.
09-22-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 58,290
Views: 8,513,937
Posted By Sedgemop

Been watching that one. Might be a birthday...

Been watching that one. Might be a birthday present for my lady friend.
09-13-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,712
Posted By Sedgemop

Congrats on the great deal. Had one of these and...

Congrats on the great deal. Had one of these and they're great riders, of course. Super stable and quick. I'd still have it, if not for a cracked lug. Will likely have another.
09-12-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 58,290
Views: 8,513,937
Posted By Sedgemop

Low priced Raleigh Competition. Saddle's got to...

Low priced Raleigh Competition. Saddle's got to go, but looks decent and mostly original, otherwise.

https://chicago.craigslist.org/nch/bik/d/lincolnwood-raleigh-competition-model/6975757152.html...
09-01-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 880
Views: 87,809
Posted By Sedgemop

Lily pads, Mississippi River, and Iowa seen while...

Lily pads, Mississippi River, and Iowa seen while biking the MS River Trail from East Moline, IL to Albany, IL and back.
...
09-01-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,125
Posted By Sedgemop

This thread has sticky potential.

This thread has sticky potential.
08-31-19, 11:12 PM
Replies: 58,290
Views: 8,513,937
Posted By Sedgemop

Nice price on a Club Fuji. ...

Nice price on a Club Fuji.

https://chicago.craigslist.org/nwc/bik/d/mchenry-club-fuji-mens-road-bicycle/6967553276.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00l0l_k0RbGFiitMe_600x450.jpg

BIKE IS IN...
08-25-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 449,285
Posted By Sedgemop

Color looks great in the sun. Is this an '82 412?

Color looks great in the sun. Is this an '82 412?
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