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05-22-22, 07:15 AM
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Posted By Slowride79

I reached out to seller to see if they would be...

I reached out to seller to see if they would be willing to take to LBS for pack/ship or if they are capable/wiling themselves. Waiting to hear back. Not sure how far it is but earlier in the year...
05-21-22, 09:56 PM
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Posted By Slowride79

I saw that one too. Was surprised it was sold...

I saw that one too. Was surprised it was sold same day. It was a nice one though so that must explain it. I’m looking for one +/- 56cm.
05-08-22, 06:32 PM
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Posted By Slowride79

****update - I should be more specific about the...

****update - I should be more specific about the nds 105 arm I am seeking . It is with script in fluted section like this . Thank you for looking...
05-06-22, 09:12 PM
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Posted By Slowride79

pm incoming!

pm incoming!
05-02-22, 10:32 PM
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Views: 513,024
Posted By Slowride79

I should have a 93 chainring of 46 tooth but...

I should have a 93 chainring of 46 tooth but would be in good used condition. I can get pics if you like . Let me know. I don’t suppose you would have a 105 non drive side crank arm or entire...
05-01-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By Slowride79

Pm on Mafac

Pm on Mafac
04-24-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 978
Posted By Slowride79

Very nice bike! Easy with the heat! Heat is a...

Very nice bike! Easy with the heat! Heat is a tried and true method of removing paint. As well as what Juvela mentioned (goof off which I have no experience with myself on bikes) , lighter fluid can...
04-22-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 422
Posted By Slowride79

Read a few times that sram 830 does not have...

Read a few times that sram 830 does not have chrome plated hardened pins. Can anyone else confirm this? On this advice, I bought a couple 850s recently. Here is post from another member recently...
04-22-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 956
Posted By Slowride79

Nice rig! What kind of trailer? Do we have a...

Nice rig! What kind of trailer?
Do we have a thread somewhere on CV friendly trailers?
04-20-22, 03:52 PM
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Posted By Slowride79

He was in Sloatsburg. He said he would think...

He was in Sloatsburg. He said he would think about my request to take to shop for packing etc. next day he sent me a DM saying it was sold. Thanks very much for reaching out Niliraga. Win some lose...
04-18-22, 08:36 PM
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Posted By Slowride79

I’m going after the Raleigh Pro. I reached out to...

I’m going after the Raleigh Pro. I reached out to seller and he is communicating. Trying to see if he’s willing to pack or drop off at bike shop. If anyone around these parts, and willing to help in...
04-17-22, 09:36 PM
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Posted By Slowride79

PM sent. Interested in all 55-58 SC and TDF. nice...

PM sent. Interested in all 55-58 SC and TDF. nice job the “keeper TDF!”
04-16-22, 10:02 AM
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Posted By Slowride79

Pm sent

Pm sent
04-15-22, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By Slowride79

Au contraire mon frere, thank you Brent! 😉

Au contraire mon frere, thank you Brent! 😉
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By Slowride79

It has alloy wheels. You can find a alloy...

It has alloy wheels. You can find a alloy cotterless crankset for it and install. Some said u08 made excellent touring bikes when outfitted properly and had excellent ride and handling...
04-11-22, 08:51 PM
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Posted By Slowride79

1. Maillard helicomatic wrench ? Trade for ?...

1. Maillard helicomatic wrench ? Trade for ? ****FOUND!!!*** Thanks Kurt!
2. Stronglight 105 nondrive arm or entire crankset? If not maybe 99 ? Have 93 for trade
3. Mafac Competition gen 2...
04-06-22, 09:36 PM
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Views: 126
Posted By Slowride79

Those are very nice Brent and they should clean...

Those are very nice Brent and they should clean up nicely. What year would you say?
04-03-22, 07:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 850
Posted By Slowride79

I would say upgrade all you want but keep all the...

I would say upgrade all you want but keep all the old parts in a clearly marked box. How about Al wheel set and upgraded brakes and leave the rest?
03-29-22, 06:56 PM
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Posted By Slowride79

1972 motobecane Le Champion Chicago $500

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/502021061570557/

Two sets of wheels. Missing original levers. All else looks there.
03-29-22, 06:09 PM
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Posted By Slowride79

‘74 Raleigh international $1000 Frankfort, Illinois

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/490177632437154/

This one looks very clean although priced on high side in my opinion.
03-29-22, 06:05 PM
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Posted By Slowride79

1982 Trek 728 touring bike

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/868078363874542/

‘82 trek 728 $450 in Wisconsin

No drive side pics.

Has been posted for like 5 months so maybe negotiable

From the ad “ original...
03-29-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 850
Posted By Slowride79

oops ! Correction made😉

oops ! Correction made😉
03-26-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 536
Posted By Slowride79

Hello Don, thanks for sharing real world...

Hello Don, thanks for sharing real world experience. I’ve been interested in these and wondered how they ride and how versatile. Do you have any tips on how to inspect / what to look for regarding...
03-26-22, 05:30 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 28,400
Posted By Slowride79

Regarding preserving the paint: I think this...

Regarding preserving the paint: I think this calls for treating what is worthy of a museum like one!
https://www.thehenryford.org/collections-and-research/digital-resources/caring-for-artifacts/
...
03-26-22, 05:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By Slowride79

Seat post dia?

Seat post dia?
03-25-22, 04:43 AM
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Views: 536
Posted By Slowride79

[QUOTE=ollo_ollo;22449344]OP: Check out PX-10DU,...

[QUOTE=ollo_ollo;22449344]OP: Check out PX-10DU, Vitus 979 frames are 126 mm, produced in large numbers for 18 years, wore many marque's decals. Don...
03-24-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 850
Posted By Slowride79

Very nice bike! I have one but nowhere near as...

Very nice bike! I have one but nowhere near as nice shape as yours!

Our very own juvela helped me to identify some components when he looked at mine.below I quote him and attach pics he found. I...
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By Slowride79

The simplex dropout was modified to accept the...

The simplex dropout was modified to accept the Campy RD
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Views: 480
Posted By Slowride79

Another picture ...

Another picture
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1170x841/abee4e6d_6121_4de3_aaba_4fdf5640b9b6_7cdd0aa9b3a87e1e7e537c0f44361eded362a296.jpeg
Replies: 15
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Posted By Slowride79

The one for $100 sold quickly the one for...

The one for $100 sold quickly

the one for $250 or best offer has been sitting

Only two data points but…

...
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By Slowride79

Here’s a really nice one on Facebook marketplace...

Here’s a really nice one on Facebook marketplace for $250. Same vintage as yours. Been for sale for a little while.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1430480947416941/
03-22-22, 04:30 PM
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Posted By Slowride79

What could possibly go wrong!

What could possibly go wrong!
03-19-22, 07:52 PM
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Posted By Slowride79

1954 Motobecane

1954 Motobecane $2,500 or best

umm let’s see …which is the drive side…

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/d/huntington-beach-1954-motobecane/7456262245.html

...
03-19-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 674,580
Posted By Slowride79

I see my post from over a month a ago is buried...

I see my post from over a month a ago is buried so …..

Hello everyone,

73 gitane Tour de France
- this one is a 60cm ctt . Beautiful paint and chrome and decals mostly intact. Need frame one...
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By Slowride79

I agree that fork could very well be a...

I agree that fork could very well be a replacement in which case personally I wouldn’t touch it. If derailleurs and crank original I would say it’s early 70s. Look online for catalog. Study pics of...
03-15-22, 09:10 PM
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Posted By Slowride79

Hi Force, I have the 60cm gitane TDF shown here ...

Hi Force, I have the 60cm gitane TDF shown here
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/5d2f38a9_39f7_496f_89ff_e4661a304570_1f23d84eafee5c9b2f84fe120e3d17f1f2807cd8.jpeg
....
03-12-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By Slowride79

Hello Everyone, Very Impressed as Greg from...

Hello Everyone,

Very Impressed as Greg from Cupertino actually took the time to write me off list and explain in detail the services they offer in this regard. Separately and prior to this I...
03-11-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By Slowride79

Thank you squirtdad for the tips! Any experience...

Thank you squirtdad for the tips! Any experience with these shops or Slough’s bike shoppe who is supposed to be a shop that goes way back? Wondering if an shop owner who appreciates classic bikes...
03-11-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By Slowride79

Need San Jose (Santa Clara) LBS packing recommendations

Hello everyone,

Can anyone recommend a local bike shop in San Jose (Santa Clara in particular)area that has done a good job packing a bike for shipment?

I found a bike and trying to do...
03-10-22, 10:39 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 233,051
Posted By Slowride79

San Jose, California-complete bike facilitation

Looking for help with complete bike in San Jose, California (specifically Santa Clara area).
Any help appreciated , either taking to bike shop or boxing and shipping. Will pay you for time, gas,...
03-09-22, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By Slowride79

2nd in line or if you find another. ;)

2nd in line or if you find another. ;)
03-09-22, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By Slowride79

Hi Brent, would like please. Will pm you.

Hi Brent, would like please. Will pm you.
03-09-22, 11:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Slowride79

Hi Brent, I have a Simplex Rd with broken pulley...

Hi Brent, I have a Simplex Rd with broken pulley so can use that please. Thank you very much. Will PM you on shipping costs.
03-09-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 674,580
Posted By Slowride79

ctt is center to top. Center of bottom bracket to...

ctt is center to top. Center of bottom bracket to top of seat tube. That’s how they measured back in the day.
03-06-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 68,964
Views: 11,136,468
Posted By Slowride79

Hello WGB, I’m fact I’m just 3 miles from Detroit...

Hello WGB, I’m fact I’m just 3 miles from Detroit Amtrak station. I thought I read on the cabe that Amtrak stopped this service some years ago? Thank you for suggestions!
03-06-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 68,964
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Posted By Slowride79

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/bik/d/valenc...

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/bik/d/valencia-schwinn-paramount-tandem-bike/7454428845.htmlSCHWINN PARAMOUNT TANDEM BIKE - $450 (RESEDA)

VINTAGE SCHWINN PARAMOUNT TANDEM BIKE...
03-02-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By Slowride79

Just for sake of education, was this frame set...

Just for sake of education, was this frame set made in Waterford?
beautiful bike…
you’re a good man Dave!
02-26-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 233,051
Posted By Slowride79

Bike is sold ☹️ …..Continuing my search for...

Bike is sold ☹️

…..Continuing my search for 70s gitane TDF/sc frameset / 80s bike complete 56 +/-2cm….🤔
02-25-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 233,051
Posted By Slowride79

Los Angeles (Huntington Park / South Gate)

that one was too small so had to “throw it back”

BUT I found correct size that is in the city of the angels - Los Angeles - specifically Huntington Park / South Gate area. Is there anybody out...
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By Slowride79

Not trying to offend but I would not even pay $20...

Not trying to offend but I would not even pay $20 for this bike. Rear rim is alloy front is steel with rust. Seat is ruined as leather cracking and tearing at rivet. Kick stand- stays crushed?...
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