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09-11-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Gee, you had me at "vintage"... scrolled for...

Gee, you had me at "vintage"... scrolled for several minutes just to reach the end...😆😆😆 But SERIOUSLY, awesome build, a real keeper for sure. The new saddle (and some nicer thumbies) will make...
06-30-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26,408
Views: 2,851,707
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Hi all. I'm 63 and ride mostly an all-rounder...

Hi all. I'm 63 and ride mostly an all-rounder type bike (Velo Orange Polyvalent) set up kinda like a mountain bike, but ridden mostly on a mix on back roads, dirt and gravel. Also ride a 1984...
06-28-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 152,227
Posted By montclairbobbyb

85 Cimarron

Just converted to drop bars... Fun ride! AND BTW it's For Sale! - see Marketplace
...
Forum: For Sale
06-28-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 355
Posted By montclairbobbyb

1985 Schwinn Cimarron, Size L

Last call at $450! Cimarron MTB with drop bars

Chicago-built, in very good condition, with a few chips and dings, no rust... NO DENTS! Looks great for a 25+ year old MTB.

4130 Chromoly frame,...
Forum: For Sale
06-23-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By montclairbobbyb

SunTour XC Sport derailleurs (F&R) long cage

Built to survive a nuclear blast, the XC line were built like BEASTS!! The XC Sport was the slightly less expensive, but (IMO) the more practical and less quirky version of big brother XC (and built...
Forum: For Sale
06-23-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 164
Posted By montclairbobbyb

First Gen Shimano Deore derailleurs (F&R) med cage

Here is a F&R Deore derailleur set. Precursor to the "deerhead" line, this looks very similar, but with different graphics. Solid derailleur set in good condition.

Price is $40, shipped anywhere...
Forum: For Sale
06-23-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By montclairbobbyb

SOLD - SunTour Le Tech derailleurs (F & R) long cage

SOLD - The Le Tech was one of those short-lived, transitional derailleurs that SunTour released during the waning days of SunTour, and this one was a GEM! Designed to compete with the Shimano Deore...
Forum: For Sale
06-22-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By montclairbobbyb

SOLD- NOS Sturmey Archer S2 DUOMATIC Kickshift 2-speed hub

SOLD!!! Another project that never happened, so I'm finally conceding... and selling my NOS Sturmey 2-speed kickback hub, the FREEWHEELIN type, NOT the coaster brake variety,

I bought this new...
Forum: For Sale
06-20-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By montclairbobbyb

SOLD - SRAM / Spectro P5 5-speed internal geared hub with shifter, cable and clickbox

SOLD!!. New old stock (NOS) SRAM Spectro 5-speed internal geared hub... This is the 36-hole freewheel version, NOT the coaster brake version.
These are no longer made and are getting much harder to...
Forum: For Sale
06-20-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Shimano Deore 3x9 speed Dual Control Levers (hydraulic brifters))

NOS 3x9 dual control levers for your disc-braked MTB or flat bar build. I had intentions that never came to fruition. I have built up several of these in the past, and I REALLY DIG THEM... they work...
Forum: For Sale
06-20-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 227
Posted By montclairbobbyb

SOLD: Rare Tommaselli Racer Brake Levers

SOLD: These allegedly came off on early StumpJumper (83?); they're so overbuilt and cool, it's ridiculous. These will likely outlive your grandchildren. I have another 2 sets of these in use; one on...
Forum: For Sale
06-20-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By montclairbobbyb

MontclairBobbyB@gmail.com (908)566-6249

MontclairBobbyB@gmail.com
(908)566-6249
Forum: For Sale
06-19-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Last chance, Forum... These are on Craigslist and...

Last chance, Forum... These are on Craigslist and will go quickly.
Forum: For Sale
06-18-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Dynamo Blowout

SOLD! I have a BUNCH of never-used, never laced (NOS) dynamo hubs that I (once-upon-a-time) dreamed I would add to every bike in my fleet… yeah right.

SO it’s time to unload them all… Here’s the...
06-13-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,329
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Sunrace Sturmeys

I too am impressed with the breadth of their offerings, particularly their variety of drum hubs... As for the (Sunrace) SA 8-speed IG hubs, I'm much less impressed, and have had internal failures on...
05-22-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,745
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Double-boiler on the stove is safe ... Done it...

Double-boiler on the stove is safe ... Done it many times
01-17-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,050
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Schwalbe Kojak 2.0

Schwalbe Kojak 2.0
01-16-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,943
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Lemme guess...

Your world class collection of vintage Specialized and Merz bikes??

​​​​​​..."or a baby's arm, holding an apple"....
01-16-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Two of the best...

I too love the SunTour slightly better, shifting ergonomics is superior... But a pair of highly polished Shimano M700s are beyond compare, IMO
01-02-22, 10:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,218
Posted By montclairbobbyb

THAT is BADASS!!! 👍👍👍👯👯

THAT is BADASS!!! 👍👍👍👯👯
01-02-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,218
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Looks like a C.H.U.N.K. 666 creation😆... I LOVE...

Looks like a C.H.U.N.K. 666 creation😆... I LOVE IT!!!
01-02-22, 10:48 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,628
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Purge baby!!

Sold a few nice ones, but the REAL purge came from donating my collection of some 20 vintage 70s & 80s touring and mountain bikes. What a feeling.
...
12-26-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,050
Posted By montclairbobbyb

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_20191127_161903764_e0c29bc37aff3e96934ff222ccd679949e713d2b.jpg
Doesn't take much to create a badass Roadhopper
11-28-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,600
Posted By montclairbobbyb

I've restored a.pair of (single speed) Gazelle...

I've restored a.pair of (single speed) Gazelle Sport Luxe models somewhat similar to yours. I think Gazelles are well-built, quality bikes and worth the effort to restore (or at least revive). Mine...
09-05-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,459
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Best shifters ever??

I've always loved (and have yet to find better quality shifters than) first gen Shimano Deerhead m700 polished aluminum thumbies, or 1985 Suntour XC thumbies. Built to outlast us all, these shifter...
09-05-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 954
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Nice Resco (rescue/resto)

My first MTB was a 1985 Orient Express. Loved that bike, and I owned another original one years later...AWESOME JOB!!
Forum: For Sale
08-27-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,056
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Rare Carrera Podium racing bike 56cm

(100% of the proceeds from this sale will be donated to The American Cancer Society on behalf of the friend to whom this bike belonged.) There’s not too much hard information available on the Italian...
Forum: For Sale
08-01-21, 08:19 PM
Forum: For Sale
08-01-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 579
Posted By montclairbobbyb

1983 Ross Mt Whitney (Hi-Tech) MTB

SOLD. Thanks for your interest
07-27-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,434
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Thanks, T... Seems like the evidence points to...

Thanks, T... Seems like the evidence points to '94-'95... So that's the story and I'm sticking to it... 👍
07-27-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,434
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Carrera Podium? This one's got me stumped...

This bike was given to me by a friend (who acknowledged it was special, but he had no room in his new living space, and had too much going on in his life to prepare it for sale... so he simply...
07-18-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,349
Posted By montclairbobbyb

You may also want to consider Schwalbe Kojak...

You may also want to consider Schwalbe Kojak 2.0s...I love.the Compass RTP.. they're awesome (and pricey). The Kojaks have become my go-to retrofit tire choice... They're all black and look really...
07-18-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Agree... Worth converting; opens up your cassette...

Agree... Worth converting; opens up your cassette options... Have done this several times...sure beats searching for hens teeth...
07-18-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,328
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Simply...awesome....BRAVO!!

Simply...awesome....BRAVO!!
07-18-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By montclairbobbyb

I just ordered a Miche 8-speed cassette from...

I just ordered a Miche 8-speed cassette from BikeInn... I read some pretty negative reviews; I hope mine arrives OK :eek:

I need one for a Campy Chorus wheelset (mid-90s??), and ordered an exa...
Forum: For Sale
06-20-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 567
Posted By montclairbobbyb

As I recall, something close to that, maybe even...

As I recall, something close to that, maybe even less (like 70%) for "climbing"... Sorry I never took the time to measure the difference, but the 100% for cruising was perfect, and the lower gear...
Forum: For Sale
06-19-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 703
Posted By montclairbobbyb

For Sale: Rivendell (Nitto) Mark's Rack (front)

SOLD: Rack has been sold, thx to those interested.
Forum: For Sale
06-18-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 567
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Custom Bendix hub 2-speed fixie wheel (700c) with shifter

Custom built Bendix 2-speed coaster hub from the 50s/60s (36h, coaster brake removed, professionally welded) that is a bonafide 2-speed fixie hub, operated by thumb shifter. I laced it to a700c Alex...
Forum: For Sale
06-18-21, 05:10 PM
06-06-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 33,591
Posted By montclairbobbyb

I agree! I run the Extralight RTPs tubeless, and...

I agree! I run the Extralight RTPs tubeless, and at first I was disappointed that they were "louder" than I had expected... but now I really love the sound, especially on gravel... I guess it's kinda...
06-06-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,076
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Ah yes, thanks. Nice! Awesome hand sprocket and...

Ah yes, thanks. Nice! Awesome hand sprocket and I LOVE the Rudge head badge. Good stuff!!!
06-06-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,076
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Ah yes, thanks. Nice! Awesome hand sprocket and...

Ah yes, thanks. Nice! Awesome hand sprocket and I LOVE the Rudge head badge. Good stuff!!!
06-02-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,681
Posted By montclairbobbyb

WOW. Now THAT'S a bike photo... Thanks, Charlie...

WOW. Now THAT'S a bike photo... Thanks, Charlie (and THANKS, Joe. I often refer to the Breezer #1 simply as "THE" bike)
05-30-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,076
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Need close-ups of the RUDGE!!!

Need close-ups of the RUDGE!!!
05-30-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,681
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Absolutely LOVED your book, Charlie. Bucket list...

Absolutely LOVED your book, Charlie. Bucket list item is to one day join the Thanksgiving ride... Until then, got any more of your bikes that you can share with the forum? Peace, BB
05-29-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,484
Posted By montclairbobbyb

D e f e n s e

Sorry, after reading some of these posts I need to speak my mind: The key to staying alive and safe is playing the avoidance game, and NEVER letting down your defense, including things like:
- Rule...
05-23-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,033
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Any reason it's NOT a Competition? That would be...

Any reason it's NOT a Competition? That would be my first guess...
05-23-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,923
Posted By montclairbobbyb

I consider the B17, including the Flyer (sprung)...

I consider the B17, including the Flyer (sprung) version as the go-to Brooks model. The Flyer Special and Conquest (similar to Flyer) are my faves. But I did also have a nicely broken in Swift and...
05-16-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
Posted By montclairbobbyb

I REALLY did it...

I realize I've been talking about selling off most of my bike collection for awhile (on this and other forums), when suddenly I came to a moment of clarity... and I actually DONATED (yes, gave away)...
05-16-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,148
Posted By montclairbobbyb

GREAT BIKE!!! That will go anywhere. Nice job.

GREAT BIKE!!! That will go anywhere. Nice job.
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