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02-20-15, 09:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,028
Posted By lumpydog

I love this color!! I would do something really...

I love this color!! I would do something really bold with this frame too, but the paint is still in really good shape! I'll bet it looked awesome in the bright sunlight:-)
02-20-15, 04:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,028
Posted By lumpydog

Then I was fortunate to have scored this frame in...

Then I was fortunate to have scored this frame in the condition it was in. Looks like just a few small touch ups on the seat stays. Do you have any info on who made the frames? I've heard a few...
02-19-15, 04:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,028
Posted By lumpydog

That's great, thanks for the info. I was...

That's great, thanks for the info. I was originally going to build it and then wave it under a friend's nose to see if he would be willing to negotiate for one of his bikes that I had my eye on. Then...
02-19-15, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,423
Posted By lumpydog

Nice looking bike- would fit me when you decide...

Nice looking bike- would fit me when you decide to thin the herd(lol). Just a thought...:thumb:
02-19-15, 12:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,028
Posted By lumpydog

1986 or '87 Specialized Sirrus

435090435091 435092435093 I've seen this come up from time to time here, and have never seen any definitive answer so I'll ask again. I have a 1986 or (probably) 1987 Specialized Sirrus that I put...
07-16-14, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 174,888
Posted By lumpydog

Was going to say add me to the list again, but I...

Was going to say add me to the list again, but I see a couple of pages back that the post ante has been upped to 150. Guess I'm waiting for a bit:-)
05-21-14, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 174,888
Posted By lumpydog

No. when I received the box there was still quite...

No. when I received the box there was still quite a few stickers in there- got one for myself:-) I wonder what happened to MAV? Haven't been on in a week, so didn't know what was happening until RS...
05-06-14, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 174,888
Posted By lumpydog

Yes, BOC is off and away to MAV as of Thursday...

Yes, BOC is off and away to MAV
as of Thursday last week:-) Tracking shows delivered to MAV Saturday, 5/3.
04-28-14, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 174,888
Posted By lumpydog

Box arrived on Saturday while I was out, picked...

Box arrived on Saturday while I was out, picked up this morning. Found 600 brake levers and rear derailleur for my haul. Was thinking about putting on my latest Sirrus build, but now I just want to...
04-17-14, 09:17 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 42,196
Posted By lumpydog

37519676 Super Mirage rescue from a few years...

37519676 Super Mirage rescue from a few years ago- rode great, swapped for a Miyata which was outstanding! But still miss the way that beautiful Motobecane red paint comes alive in the sunlight! Glad...
04-15-14, 01:42 AM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 354,527
Posted By lumpydog

Certainly not the greatest Bianchi out there by a...

Certainly not the greatest Bianchi out there by a longshot, but a really nice thrift store rescue. 91 or 92? Forza, still a great ride!!374805
04-14-14, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,766
Posted By lumpydog

What a great bike!! I just put together a 86/87?...

What a great bike!! I just put together a 86/87? Sirrus with the 105 7 speed cassette, took the Biopace off and put 53/42 round in front- so much better. 7 speed recommended!!374797
04-04-14, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 174,888
Posted By lumpydog

Looks like some great stuff in the box! Already...

Looks like some great stuff in the box! Already window shopping;)
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By lumpydog

Assuming it is in good cosmetic and mechanical...

Assuming it is in good cosmetic and mechanical condition, then in my area at least the price for frame, fork and headset is fair- price for full bike with components(assuming 7 speed 105?) and with...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By lumpydog

OK, I'll bite- is this a hypothetical question,...

OK, I'll bite- is this a hypothetical question, or is this a real frame and/or bike? It might be easier to answer and assess if there are photos available?
02-09-14, 03:07 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 39,717
Posted By lumpydog

Great looking bike, Aemmer!

Great looking bike, Aemmer!
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By lumpydog

Just picke this 1986(?) frame up about a month...

Just picke this 1986(?) frame up about a month ago for $50. Had a great time getting it back to running again. Been a long time since I've looked forward to spring this much:-)363495363496363497
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-14, 01:50 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 19,980
Posted By lumpydog

Doesn't really matter- Fuji owned the rights on...

Doesn't really matter- Fuji owned the rights on the name first ;-)
02-09-14, 01:29 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 39,717
Posted By lumpydog

2000 Marin Vicenza

Not trying to change the subject, but this was last years build -not as vintage, but was a WHOLE lot of fun!! Everything Record/Chorus, and it's sooo fast!!363490
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-14, 01:24 AM
Replies: 26,995
Views: 17,157,497
Posted By lumpydog

Last years winter build- I love this bike!! 2000...

Last years winter build- I love this bike!! 2000 Marin Vicenza-crankset, headset, shift levers, cassette, front derailleur Campy Record 10, Chorus rear derailleur and skeleton brakes. Found the...
02-09-14, 12:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,786
Posted By lumpydog

I'm a sucker for red bikes--that is PRETTY!!!...

I'm a sucker for red bikes--that is PRETTY!!! Nicely done!
02-09-14, 12:45 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 39,717
Posted By lumpydog

1986(?) Specialized Sirrus just finished- I love...

1986(?) Specialized Sirrus just finished- I love this particular color red, had to have the frame when I saw it:-) Had a 7 speed 105 group sitting around collecting dust and found it a home. Hurry up...
02-09-14, 12:43 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 39,717
Posted By lumpydog

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02-08-14, 04:24 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 174,888
Posted By lumpydog

Sign me up!! At last, another place for my crap-...

Sign me up!! At last, another place for my crap- just let me know when it's my turn and I'll do my part. Have all sorts of stuff to add to the BOC :-)
02-07-14, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 823
Posted By lumpydog

Thanks- it's not the most sought after frame, not...

Thanks- it's not the most sought after frame, not like the Allez- but it was in great condition for it's age and got a sweet deal. Just wish a little more info was available out there on...
02-07-14, 02:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 823
Posted By lumpydog

1986(?) Specialized Sirrus hibernation build- LOVE spare parts!!:-)

Sitting around waiting for the local temp to settle on the plus side of the Fahrenheit scale for more than a couple of days and just plain tired of moving another foot of snow off the driveway,...
01-17-14, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,672
Posted By lumpydog

1986 Specialized Sirrus seatpost size?

Greetings! Just bought another frame to help with my annual winter hibernation/boredom and it is I believe a 1986 Specialized Sirrus. Can anyone tell me the seatpost size? No info at Sheldon Brown or...
11-30-12, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 1,470,644
Posted By lumpydog

First total build

286265286264OK, so dislocated ankle middle of July, riding season in Mich. was pretty much over for me at that point. Sitting around bored out of my mind- decided to do my first build. Had been...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-12, 01:22 AM
Replies: 26,995
Views: 17,157,497
Posted By lumpydog

Just found this last week. '07 Alpe D'Huez, been...

Just found this last week. '07 Alpe D'Huez, been switched from 10 speed 105 to 9 speed Ultegra. Cane creek Headset, 3TTT handlebar w/Salsa stem. Only thing left 105 is the front derailleur. Added the...
05-11-12, 12:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By lumpydog

OK, thanks to everyone for help and suggestions....

OK, thanks to everyone for help and suggestions. I've also heard that Trek offers a paint program, but am wondering if I can get it re-painted in original LeMond paint scheme or will I get back a...
05-05-12, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By lumpydog

Recommendations on frame painting

Recently purchased 2007 LeMond Alpe D'huez, spine frame half aluminum, half carbon. Looks like at one point it was a well taken care of bike, but owner I purchased from really knocked the frame...
02-07-12, 09:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,316
Posted By lumpydog

OK- know this is an old thread, but have been...

OK- know this is an old thread, but have been looking too and just came across this site:)
http://members.jcom.home.ne.jp/my_bianchi/catalogs.htm
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-12, 08:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 796
Posted By lumpydog

Thanks everyone! Just bought a new Fizik saddle...

Thanks everyone! Just bought a new Fizik saddle yesterday. Some new tires and I'm ready to go:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-12, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 796
Posted By lumpydog

I saw the electronic shifting over the summer-...

I saw the electronic shifting over the summer- nice, but I think Im gonna hold out for the voice recognition software:thumb::lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-12, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 796
Posted By lumpydog

I've finally entered the 21st Century:)

Greetings all,
Usually find myself in the C&V page, love vintage steel. However, started the group rides this summer and want to do a couple of Century's this year, so broke down and purchased a...
01-01-12, 04:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,556
Posted By lumpydog

232185232186Nice bike! Someone told me the same...

232185232186Nice bike! Someone told me the same thing a few weeks ago about my '02 Giro, and it's aluminum w/carbon fork! Guess cuz it's not the slanty "compact" geometry and it still has 1" threaded...
09-08-11, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By lumpydog

And you are correct, Bianchigirll- they are much...

And you are correct, Bianchigirll- they are much harder to get on and off. Had to do front tire twice. Put pinhole in tube:( and had to do again. Warmed oven up to 150, let it cool down for 5 minutes...
09-08-11, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By lumpydog

OK, got a nice surprise- box outside the door...

OK, got a nice surprise- box outside the door with 2 brand new tires!!:) Got them on after much stretching and pulling, but they seated good and ride much nicer than the old ones. And they look...
09-08-11, 12:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,205
Posted By lumpydog

OK, got a Miyata not all pearl white, but about...

OK, got a Miyata not all pearl white, but about 80%. Still have the original white Mundialita seat too, just not as comfy as the TriMatic.217990
09-07-11, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By lumpydog

Lighter weight is definitely a plus, but at this...

Lighter weight is definitely a plus, but at this point until I shed a few more pounds myself isn't a real issue. A couple of days ago I put a nasty cut in one of my tires. Didn't puncture,...
09-07-11, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By lumpydog

Yes, they do have a lip. I've always used the...

Yes, they do have a lip. I've always used the wire bead tires and this would be my first set of folding tires. Didn't know if there was any difference other than the stiffness of the bead.
09-07-11, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By lumpydog

Will she hold, Captain?

OK, quick tire question. Have a late 80's set of Wolber GTX wheels and was considering a decent set of Vredestein tires. They are folding tires, and am wondering if they will mount on these rims? Or...
08-27-11, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,830
Posted By lumpydog

Thanks! I love the look of the 1400 you're...

Thanks! I love the look of the 1400 you're talking about. Seems like they produced these mixed frames for the one year under the 6000 series and then kind of absorbed them into the typical numbering...
08-26-11, 08:24 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 256,730
Posted By lumpydog

Got this almost 2 months ago- database says 1987,...

Got this almost 2 months ago- database says 1987, but serial numbers and components say 1988 Alumitech 6500 56 cm complete 105 group. Like it a lot!!
08-25-11, 08:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,319
Posted By lumpydog

Good bike for the money:) Think you'll be a...

Good bike for the money:) Think you'll be a little happier with the ride. Was looking on CL here locally and saw a 1420 same year- looks really similar. Was thinking about snagging it for the lighter...
08-25-11, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,076
Posted By lumpydog

Great bike! I've acquired a taste for the late...

Great bike! I've acquired a taste for the late 80's color schemes.
08-25-11, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,923
Posted By lumpydog

Grat looking bike! I love the red Motobecane...

Grat looking bike! I love the red Motobecane uses:)
08-25-11, 08:11 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,135
Posted By lumpydog

I heard that it was felt a little bit here...

I heard that it was felt a little bit here even(live in Michigan) but I didn't feel it myself. Have been in a couple when I lived in Tacoma, though.... pretty freaky
08-25-11, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,830
Posted By lumpydog

Update on Miyata Alumitech 6500

OK, purchased this bike back at the beginning of last month. Was looking for advice on upgrades and curious about the frame, thanks to everyone - I really appreciate the good counsel. Have put close...
08-03-11, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By lumpydog

:pThey're so few and far between, they're...

:pThey're so few and far between, they're probably ALL the ones you want!
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