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07-31-21, 06:12 PM
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Posted By gravelinmygears

Arizona?

Is there anyone in Phoenix, AZ that can help with a small purchase?
07-26-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By gravelinmygears

https://www.ebay.com/itm/304081464120

https://www.ebay.com/itm/304081464120
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By gravelinmygears

That's what all the builders I talk to noted -...

That's what all the builders I talk to noted - very few people had the time and skill to build something like this. Otis Guy really thought he built it until I told him there was no serial number....
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By gravelinmygears

Well it has to be one of these and Rick says itís...

Well it has to be one of these and Rick says itís the first:
...
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By gravelinmygears

This lines up with what I'm thinking. I think...

This lines up with what I'm thinking. I think it's been repainted as the shade of green doesn't match up with the "Ritchey green" I'm familiar with. I'll most likely have it repainted and decaled -...
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By gravelinmygears

These are all good points. Thanks for your...

These are all good points. Thanks for your insight.
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By gravelinmygears

When I bought it, I thought it was a Peter...

When I bought it, I thought it was a Peter Johnson frame and paid more because of it. For those that followed the San Francisco mystery bike saga, the seller raised the price in response to demand. ...
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By gravelinmygears

Is there too much mystery to price it? No one...

Is there too much mystery to price it? No one seems to know what itís worth.
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Views: 506
Posted By gravelinmygears

Early Ritchey ďAĒ bike

I bought this bike a couple weeks ago. I reached out to an employee of Tom Ritchey and asked if he could verify the bikes origin. He showed the bike to Tom who said it was a ďvery early A bikeĒ and...
06-28-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,749
Posted By gravelinmygears

I reached out thru someone I kinda know at...

I reached out thru someone I kinda know at Ritchey HQ. He sent photos to Tom. Apparently this is an oddball model with the fork mounts going all the way thru and the plain-ness of the fork crown.
06-28-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,749
Posted By gravelinmygears

I need to figure out which is correct. Any help?...

I need to figure out which is correct. Any help? I reached out to D&D. Waiting to hear back.
06-28-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,749
Posted By gravelinmygears

Itís a Tom

Tom Ritchey has claimed the bike. He said itís an early ďAĒ frame built from Columbus tubing.
06-27-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,749
Posted By gravelinmygears

Just heard back from Otis Guy. He did not build...

Just heard back from Otis Guy. He did not build it.
06-27-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,749
Posted By gravelinmygears

Ritchey

The consensus seems to be that itís a Ritchey from before he switched from using a conventional bottom bracket shell (1976?). Itís not a Palo Alto bike because of the lack of cable guides and the...
06-26-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,749
Posted By gravelinmygears

Thanks!

Thanks!
06-26-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,749
Posted By gravelinmygears

Only bike left on my list is a California Masi. ...

Only bike left on my list is a California Masi.

Thatís kind of foolish to say though. Iíd really like a Peter Johnson. And a rainbow traut. And a nice Japanese builder bike. I do try to get rid of...
06-26-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,749
Posted By gravelinmygears

Golden ticket

To make a veeeeery long story short, the seller finally replied to my email and agreed to walk it down to a shop for payment and shipping.

Iím disappointed that itís not a Peter Johnson. I liked...
06-26-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,749
Posted By gravelinmygears

I thought of that. Thereís nothing on the tube.

I thought of that. Thereís nothing on the tube.
06-26-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,749
Posted By gravelinmygears

I bought the bike

I asked Peter Johnson if he built the bike and he said no. He thinks that itís a Tom Richey maybe from the 80s. He took one look at the seat cluster and said it had to be Tom. Others have said Otis...
Replies: 22
Views: 978
Posted By gravelinmygears

Thatís nice! I can barely sell it locally for...

Thatís nice! I can barely sell it locally for $450.
06-18-21, 02:36 PM
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Views: 261
Posted By gravelinmygears

Martano rim and Everest freewheel for Masi GC

Martano rim $150
Everest 17-21 freewheel $50

If you order both Iíll split shipping with you thru bikeflights.
...
Replies: 22
Views: 978
Posted By gravelinmygears

I posted in on Craigslist for 450 or best offer....

I posted in on Craigslist for 450 or best offer. Iím not in any hurry. If it was a 58 Iíd keep it. Itís a nice bike....
Forum: Want To Buy
06-17-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By gravelinmygears

Whoops

It turns out I need a Masi stamped 58 to 60.
Replies: 22
Views: 978
Posted By gravelinmygears

MaybeÖ

Make me an offer! Its in Albuquerque if you want it. The more I ride it the smaller it feels. May need the next size up. I found some NOS tires and seatpost. Looking good. I'll do the bar tape next....
06-15-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 162,700
Posted By gravelinmygears

Steering

Do you know what the original steering components were?
06-14-21, 02:14 PM
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Posted By gravelinmygears

Bel Air

Thanks, T-Mar. We appreciate your service.
06-14-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2,431
Views: 854,824
Posted By gravelinmygears

Nishiki Bel Air

More photos in Asian serial number thread. Nishiki Bel Air. May be 1986. Serial number below. ...
06-14-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 162,700
Posted By gravelinmygears

Nishiki Bel Air

I was told that this is an 86 Nishiki Bel Air. Itís a repaint. No catalogs anywhere so no idea what original parts are. Serial WE18 513. Bike measures 20Ē....
06-11-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,718
Posted By gravelinmygears

We have the Santa Fe Century in New Mexico. It's...

We have the Santa Fe Century in New Mexico. It's a century for any bike (which gets it paid for and gathers riders) but they have a vintage show and ride incorporated into it.
...
06-09-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By gravelinmygears

WTB: Cinelli bars in 42, CDM or Giro, old logo or crest

I'm looking for a nice set of Cinelli bars in 42 or 44. I'll take a Giro (70's old logo) or a Campione Del Mondo (old logo or crest). I don't want the "flying C." 26.4 clamp. Thanks.

If you happen...
06-08-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 631
Posted By gravelinmygears

Nothing special. Just a clean Nishiki from the...

Nothing special. Just a clean Nishiki from the early 80s. Really nice.
06-08-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 631
Posted By gravelinmygears

That's really cool! I got what I was looking for....

That's really cool! I got what I was looking for. Thanks everyone.
Replies: 22
Views: 978
Posted By gravelinmygears

I'm keeping it. I had to find a longer seatpost...

I'm keeping it. I had to find a longer seatpost and some new tires.

Seypat - what tires are you running on yours?
06-06-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 27,368
Posted By gravelinmygears

Revival

Iíd like to revive this thread. Are there ANY Nishiki catalogs out there to be scanned? The googling reveals very little.
Replies: 22
Views: 978
Posted By gravelinmygears

You canít see the photo? I was answering your...

You canít see the photo? I was answering your question. Champion #1.
Replies: 22
Views: 978
Posted By gravelinmygears

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/5b46e409_5b83_403f_befc_052d9cd750e0_6bfc1e5404999363cc8bcbefd74fa5489a8cab13.jpeg
06-05-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 20,449
Views: 3,516,958
Posted By gravelinmygears

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1242x1656/1e11f07e_50c6_48dd_b764_82dc1a5486a7_c7085fe93d8a0825b4f9400bab977027e580be7b.jpeg
Hereís the serial number. I love trying to figure...
06-04-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 20,449
Views: 3,516,958
Posted By gravelinmygears

Trek?

Is this a trek?
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/920x2000/57aac38d_504b_4e93_aef7_1b6d35d70c09_fa080d2b028f1c58de684fb435cb75ad289a253b.png...
06-03-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 631
Posted By gravelinmygears

?

Interesting. What is it?
06-03-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 631
Posted By gravelinmygears

Thanks!

Thanks!
06-03-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 631
Posted By gravelinmygears

Definitely. I've been looking for an 80s Salsa...

Definitely. I've been looking for an 80s Salsa these days.
Forum: Want To Buy
06-03-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By gravelinmygears

Bump for size change

Bump for size change
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Views: 978
Posted By gravelinmygears

Bump for pricing

Bump for pricing
06-02-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By gravelinmygears

PMing

PMing
06-02-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By gravelinmygears

I received your PM but it still says you have...

I received your PM but it still says you have chose not to receive messages.
Replies: 22
Views: 978
Posted By gravelinmygears

83 Centurion Turbo

Whatís it worth?

56cm 1983 Centurion Turbo all original except bar tape, tires (specialized turbos) and hoods. Nice cyclone II derailleurs.

...
06-01-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By gravelinmygears

Those look great. This is really helpful and I...

Those look great. This is really helpful and I think we are on the same page. I want to do all those things! I've been hunting for wheels but it's hard to tell which are best (eyelets, durability,...
06-01-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By gravelinmygears

You have deduced my struggle. I've found various...

You have deduced my struggle. I've found various tubular rims from the 70s but I have no clue which one is best. The 80s stuff is so much easier to find and understand.

In essence, what are the...
06-01-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By gravelinmygears

Tubulars for a 1974 Masi GC

You may have seen my post in various places looking for wheels. Here, I just want some advice. For the purists, an early 1974 Masi Gran Criterium must have Martano rims on campy 1034 low flange hubs....
05-30-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 631
Posted By gravelinmygears

Iím picky about Ritcheys. Iíve had a couple now....

Iím picky about Ritcheys. Iíve had a couple now. Not into the camo and the team is a 19.
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