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12-31-13, 10:39 AM
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They are 27". According to some research, the...

They are 27". According to some research, the yellow label were designed for time trial and other events where weight was critical and aren't as durable as the heavier, red label models. At 200lbs, I...
12-31-13, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
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My awesome wife just sent me a pic of the sticker...

My awesome wife just sent me a pic of the sticker on the rim. They're a bit tarnished but spin smooth and true. The rear wheel has a 5 speed "finest" freewheel with a touring oriented tooth count. I...
12-31-13, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
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Thanks for the quick reply, looks like you nailed...

Thanks for the quick reply, looks like you nailed it. I have the yellow stickers with red Pegasus on mine.
12-31-13, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
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Mystery rims Pegasus Made in Italy

a while ago, I picked up a set of matching wheels for a bike project I'm working on. The hubs are campy hi-flange with round cut-outs no lubrication hole and the rims can only be identified by a...
Replies: 12
Views: 809
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I'm not the seller. Fair assumption, though.

I'm not the seller. Fair assumption, though.
Replies: 12
Views: 809
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The D hanger hasn't been tapped. He made a...

The D hanger hasn't been tapped. He made a consious effort not to modify the frame in any way. No rattlecan, either. It's powder-coated, then decals, then clear - all by an auto-body shop. He went...
Replies: 12
Views: 809
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Restored PX10 looks amazing!

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-lnzKU5Natsc/UI2YO1z6UeI/AAAAAAAAAQE/fA2vdm49Pss/s559/IMGP9061.JPG
This is a restored px-10 that happens to be listed in my area. I've seen it first hand it it...
07-31-12, 08:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,030
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Pastorbob, President Bush could've used your...

Pastorbob, President Bush could've used your services. Though I fear what he actually meant when he spoke was probably worse than what we thought he meant.
07-26-12, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
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For those prices, neither. I think black one...

For those prices, neither. I think black one micht be slightly nicer but they seem to be two totally different sizes. The grey one looks to be around 58cm but the black looks more like 54cm, maybe...
07-18-12, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
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That bike would serve the purpose of a Hybrid...

That bike would serve the purpose of a Hybrid well. There's plenty of clearance for wider tires and you could always add flat bars/shifters without defiling the bike.
07-17-12, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,285,058
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I've got a set of Dura-Ace 7900 SL-BS79 Bar end...

I've got a set of Dura-Ace 7900 SL-BS79 Bar end shifters that I bought with the understanding that they were Ultegra and friction capable. Turns out they're not. They are 2x10 and brand spankin new....
Replies: 3
Views: 1,023
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Pics arent very clear but its clear from the pics...

Pics arent very clear but its clear from the pics that its not a "real" Bianchi.
Safety levers and stem shifters are usually found on lower end bikes. Integrated rear D hanger suggests its not...
Replies: 2
Views: 313
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Do you mean like a Japanese built bianchi...

Do you mean like a Japanese built bianchi compared with an italian one? An Italian Bianchi is most lilely a more valuable bike than a japanese one.
06-28-12, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7,086
Views: 2,686,957
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Considering the popularity (and rising cost) of...

Considering the popularity (and rising cost) of vintage road bikes and the abundance of cheap mtbs for sale, i'd say thats a sound prediction.
Forum: Commuting
06-28-12, 04:42 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,612
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It's just like anything with wives: stand your...

It's just like anything with wives: stand your ground, prove your point, and she'll accept it. She'll even respect you for it.
06-21-12, 11:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,156
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I've never sold a bike to the same person twice...

I've never sold a bike to the same person twice so I see no reason for establishing a persona on CL. I think sellers are better off listing items as a personal -from owner-to buyer transaction...
06-10-12, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
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Kelep at it and you'll notice a marked...

Kelep at it and you'll notice a marked improvement with each attempt. Before you know it you'll be upshifting three gears and standing on the pedals to conquer it. There's a steep hill on one of the...
06-05-12, 05:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,291
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Which tour de cure? I did the 50 at Saratoga...

Which tour de cure? I did the 50 at Saratoga Springs on sunday and it was a blast. When i was done I didnt feel the need to do more or less miles so i think the 50 was a good choice. It took exactly...
06-01-12, 10:25 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,664
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I ride a heavy steel bike so that the weaker...

I ride a heavy steel bike so that the weaker carbon riders can keep up with me.
05-31-12, 10:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,816
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The only reason I ride steel is because the...

The only reason I ride steel is because the thought of it failing under my 210lbs never crosses my mind. Steel provides a warning before failing, it bends. Aluminum bends but its more likely to crack...
05-27-12, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
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Congrats but the phrase you're looking for is...

Congrats but the phrase you're looking for is "Perfect enough...for now"
05-22-12, 12:26 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,605
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I've yet to spill on my SPDs. Part of the reason...

I've yet to spill on my SPDs. Part of the reason is I feel it would leave me with a permanent disability. Also. I'm not interested in an achey bone notifying me every time it's about to rain. I've...
05-16-12, 01:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,987
Posted By Standard Issue

Yeah but she's hot, though, isn't she?

Yeah but she's hot, though, isn't she?
05-15-12, 08:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,321
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I reccomend the traditional exit before the bend...

I reccomend the traditional exit before the bend routing. It makes for less cable/housing length and more efficient shifting. The housings shouldn't get in the way of your hands if routed this way...
05-14-12, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,252
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I had similar shifting issues. The first time it...

I had similar shifting issues. The first time it was because I was using a suntour rear D with shimano shifters/cassette. The 2nd time switching out the chain solved the issue. You'll have to try...
05-14-12, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,780
Posted By Standard Issue

I completely upgraded my old steel columbus tubed...

I completely upgraded my old steel columbus tubed Bianchi with modern shimano ultegra/105 and it's a dream to ride. Comfy, fast, looks great, and its 100% reliable. It doesn't jump off the line or...
05-14-12, 02:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,090
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The benefits of upgrading to modern components...

The benefits of upgrading to modern components will more than compensate for the additional weight they add. I upgraded my 89 Bianchi Cd'I to modern 105/ultegra and it's heavier than with the old...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-12, 09:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,415
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That ad says its for "about" 70 bikes, he only...

That ad says its for "about" 70 bikes, he only posted pics of 8 and ill bet he's expecting way more than $50k
05-05-12, 05:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,471
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That is a long bike. The proportions look a...

That is a long bike. The proportions look a little odd with that stem and bar combo. It might look better with a longer riser stem
05-05-12, 01:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,471
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It should be a pretty easy conversion, I ...

It should be a pretty easy conversion, I recently converted a hybrid to a road bike and did the following:

Replaced high rise stem with short rise two-bolt quill stem
replaced flat bars with...
05-05-12, 01:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,502
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there are no rules saying you can't use flat bar...

there are no rules saying you can't use flat bar shifters on drops. You'd have pretty easy access to shifters mounted on the flats and adding cross stop levers would give you access to brakes and...
05-03-12, 05:01 PM
Replies: 579
Views: 241,194
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I started out very slow and heavy and would get...

I started out very slow and heavy and would get embarrassed when "real" cyclists would pass me or see me struggle up a hill. The best thing about riding as a clyde is you develop crazy leg strength...
Replies: 40
Views: 3,925
Posted By Standard Issue

<---------First time has ever seen stamped...

<---------First time has ever seen stamped dropouts with integrated D hanger. Those are Mafac levers. Are the brakes Mafac Racers?
05-01-12, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,212
Posted By Standard Issue

Vintage Cannondale

Here is my latest aquisition, 1986 Cannondale SR400. It's in over-all geat condition with a couple scrapes, most likely from garage storage. I just got done going over the whole bike and it needed...
04-30-12, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,601
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Suzue are fantastic hubs. A came across a 48...

Suzue are fantastic hubs. A came across a 48 spoke touring/tandem front wheel with a suzue hub and it just spun and spun smoother than any other hub I've seen.
Replies: 5
Views: 1,403
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I ended up buying it for $100 and upon...

I ended up buying it for $100 and upon disassembly discovered this bike has been riden very few miles. There are a couple chips in the paint but the bright white paint perfectly matches a can of...
Replies: 7
Views: 729
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This is most likely a pre-1990 campione d'...

This is most likely a pre-1990 campione d' italia. It might be columbus cromor tubing. Celeste paint is a plus.
Top of the bottom of the line or bottom of the top of the line; whichever way you...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,403
Posted By Standard Issue

80s Cannondale SR400 with Cyclone

I'm about to pick up this mid-80's C'dale SR400 and was wondering if the asking proce is fair.
This is the only pic, ad states good condition, it looks to be my size. The seller also sent me a pic...
04-25-12, 02:59 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 44,223
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Any vintage bike I buy (and don't plan on...

Any vintage bike I buy (and don't plan on flipping) has to meet the following criteria:-Full cro-mo frame-Forged rear drop-outs with D hanger (not claw)-Down-tube, bar-end, or STI shifters (not...
04-25-12, 01:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,686
Posted By Standard Issue

"Get on the sidewalk"

"Get on the sidewalk"
04-25-12, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,106
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I usually eyeball it but if you have drop-out...

I usually eyeball it but if you have drop-out adjustment screws, you can measure now far they are inserted on each side.
04-19-12, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 483,514
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Might as well show it since we're talking about...

Might as well show it since we're talking about it. Not bad for $25
http://i1108.photobucket.com/albums/h407/atroiano81/photo-5.jpg
This is the saddle that came on it
before/after...
04-19-12, 11:24 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 33,328
Posted By Standard Issue

My Modest Collection: Trek 1100 (upgraded to...

My Modest Collection:
Trek 1100 (upgraded to 105)
http://i1108.photobucket.com/albums/h407/atroiano81/DSC_0272.jpg
1989 Bianchi Cd'Iupgraded with Ultegra/105 2x10 speed...
04-18-12, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 483,514
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Those are some nice steel treks. I recently sold...

Those are some nice steel treks. I recently sold a 420 and i couldnt believe the build quality of even their bottom of the line frame.
04-18-12, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 483,514
Posted By Standard Issue

My Trek 1100 I bought this bike 2 years ago...

My Trek 1100
I bought this bike 2 years ago from craigslist with the intention of flipping but when I saw that it was in near showroom condition and it fit me perfectly, I decided I had to keep it....
04-15-12, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,285,058
Posted By Standard Issue

Shimano 600 6400 crankset for brakes

Have Ultegra 600 6400 series crankset 172.5 in good condition

Need dual pivot calipers in black or silver 105 or equal/better in good condition
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-12, 05:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,734
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Though this type of response is not...

Though this type of response is not characteristic of me i have to say this:
It's kind of like asking are shimano derailleurs any good? Are fender guitars any good, are chevys good cars? The answer...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-12, 05:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,201
Posted By Standard Issue

I just call out "heads up" when im far away...

I just call out "heads up" when im far away enough for them to turn their heads and choose a side. I find "on your left" just confuses noobs
04-13-12, 10:53 AM
04-11-12, 12:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,476
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A new 105 10 speed chain solved the issue. I also...

A new 105 10 speed chain solved the issue. I also picked up a set of 5 shimano reinforced link pins to replace the ones I removed from the Wipperman chain.
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