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05-29-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,549
Posted By cheffyjay

mine had a happy ending. I'd saved up for a long...

mine had a happy ending. I'd saved up for a long time for my Miyata 912 I bought new in junior high school. I held on to it through the years even though i stopped cycling. my father in law really...
05-26-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 959
Posted By cheffyjay

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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the number on the bb is: 575.50.xxx
seat post binder bolt is non metric 3/16...
04-23-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,567
Posted By cheffyjay

I had a Bell in the 80's and always wore it. It...

I had a Bell in the 80's and always wore it. It was uncommon but I don't recall being mocked for it or anything. I grew up in a motorcycle family, so it was pretty normal for me. I always wanted...
04-13-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20,429
Views: 3,507,048
Posted By cheffyjay

when the crank breaks... thought the photo was...

when the crank breaks...
thought the photo was reversed but no. use what you've got i guess:...
03-09-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,467
Posted By cheffyjay

Not entirely faithful but made only two months...

Not entirely faithful but made only two months before the movie bike. I've since changed the seat out. Couldn't bring myself to switch out the SR for NR. Can't bring myself to like the Ambrosio...
02-21-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 23,815
Posted By cheffyjay

1963 Sunbeam Alpine: ...

1963 Sunbeam Alpine:


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10-24-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 19,935
Posted By cheffyjay

double orange: ...

double orange:


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08-23-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,229,623
Posted By cheffyjay

Positively Vulgar. I've owned this since 1994,...

Positively Vulgar. I've owned this since 1994, in many configurations.

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07-08-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 20,429
Views: 3,507,048
Posted By cheffyjay

wash that mouth out with soap! ...

wash that mouth out with soap!

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05-30-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 62,872
Views: 9,577,757
Posted By cheffyjay

found myself adding up what to offer for all of...

found myself adding up what to offer for all of them...and yet they're all way too big for me.
05-17-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 20,429
Views: 3,507,048
Posted By cheffyjay

rolling project...fillet brazed ...

rolling project...fillet brazed

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02-29-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,354
Posted By cheffyjay

Love the ofmega mistral

Love the ofmega mistral
01-17-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,809
Posted By cheffyjay

$230 shipping factored into that price. That's...

$230 shipping factored into that price. That's pretty steep compared to most.
12-28-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,229,623
Posted By cheffyjay

My 'thing' with road bikes was '79-81 but for...

My 'thing' with road bikes was '79-81 but for mountain bikes it was '94-96. I had a keen interest in AMP Research and now they are affordable. The B3, B4, and Mercedes branded B5 (with a carbon...
12-21-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 23,815
Posted By cheffyjay

I've had it about two years, it used to run...

I've had it about two years, it used to run pretty well but now it suffers from britishness. I've had several interesting cars over the years and after the TR3 I swore I'd never own a brit car...
11-27-19, 10:34 PM
Replies: 62,872
Views: 9,577,757
Posted By cheffyjay

chrome 1973 paramount in WA state: ...

chrome 1973 paramount in WA state:
https://seattle.craigslist.org/oly/bik/d/centralia-vintage-schwinn-paramount/7027671429.html
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Forum: Foo
11-21-19, 12:18 AM
Replies: 8,105
Views: 1,583,631
Posted By cheffyjay

Here is my project, currently suffering from...

Here is my project, currently suffering from Britishness:

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1963 Sunbeam...
Forum: Foo
11-20-19, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8,105
Views: 1,583,631
Posted By cheffyjay

This was also my first car! a white one...

This was also my first car! a white one purchased in 1984. I owned a green one many years later. amazing car. I had two 1600/2002s over the years as well.

[QUOTE=Allen;6961610]My first car...
11-14-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,852
Posted By cheffyjay

I find I'm netting less and less on things I've...

I find I'm netting less and less on things I've sold on ebay. The fees are now awful and it just takes one or two false claims of damaged items to make me shy away. (for me, 100% of overseas...
09-15-19, 12:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,338
Posted By cheffyjay

$100-125 is a good deal (with sandblasting). ...

$100-125 is a good deal (with sandblasting). Lots of places charge more. Be prepared to chase some threads on the bottom bracket and to file a little to get the headset back in, the powder is...
08-15-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 14,451
Posted By cheffyjay

I have a vague recollection of Richard Ballantine...

I have a vague recollection of Richard Ballantine of Richard's Bicycle Book writing about a preference for small flange. That's what made me want them. (wasn't he also a centerpull- is- better guy...
06-20-19, 11:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,077
Posted By cheffyjay

offerup is exquisitely frustrating. Most sellers...

offerup is exquisitely frustrating. Most sellers never respond. Ads stay up forever. Occasionally I have a successful transaction but most are impossible.
05-10-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,178
Posted By cheffyjay

New-to-me Berardi

Just purchased this interesting Berardi in a lovely green. The lugs are nicely thin and those seat stay caps are sensational. love the decal on the forks, anybody know the story on the initials...
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