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Posted By m750rider

Thanks for your feedback. I went and looked...

Thanks for your feedback.

I went and looked at the frame again and I had missed a serial number that was lightly stamped into the BB shell. F8498 so I assume that means it was built in June of...
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Posted By m750rider

1984 Paramount ?

I found what I guess is a mid-80s Paramount and was wondering if you guys could give me some idea of what it is and its value. It is just the frame, fork, Campy headset with a Campy front derailleur...
07-09-12, 07:59 PM
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Posted By m750rider

Here's an interesting one, saw it in Savannah CL...

Here's an interesting one, saw it in Savannah CL while here on business

http://savannah.craigslist.org/bik/3117978813.html


Carbon fiber Kestrel with Dura Ace
05-20-12, 07:16 AM
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Posted By m750rider

Android and iPhone cycling app

Strava Cycling has a nice app for cycling, running, walking, etc that I loaded on an Android phone and it works great. GPS based, records elapsed time, elevation change, route map, total miles. They...
07-23-11, 10:59 AM
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Posted By m750rider

Peugeot PH18 Mixte

Here is a nice PH18 I found at a moving sale today. It looks almost new. Comes with a working generator driven headlamp and tail lamp. Should be perfect for running to the City Bakery for a fresh...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-11, 07:28 AM
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Posted By m750rider

Lemond Victoire advice and comments

I am going to look at a carbon Lemond Victoire this affternoon, full Dura Ace, supposedly ridden very little since new. 2008 model year maybe, (yellow and black). Anyone have any comments? Assuming...
04-15-11, 11:26 AM
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Posted By m750rider

The parkway is narrow without any real bike lanes...

The parkway is narrow without any real bike lanes and gets a lot of car traffic, so I would encourage you to use a rear lamp to make sure cars see you. There is no where to go but off the road into...
04-11-11, 09:25 AM
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Posted By m750rider

Shimano 6208 Freewheel removal and repair

I put this in the mechanics forum as well, but maybe C&V guys are more familiar with this Shimano 600 freewheel. It spins freely in both directions. It was pretty stiff when I found it with a CL bike...
04-11-11, 06:02 AM
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Posted By m750rider

Shimano 6208 Freewheel removal and repair

I picked up a bike with a 6208 Freewheel that spins freely in both directions. It was very stiff; I flushed it on the hub with WD40 and got it freed up but still spins both ways. It starts to catch...
03-26-11, 07:26 PM
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Posted By m750rider

The serial number on the bottom bracket indicates...

The serial number on the bottom bracket indicates the model and size. Go to http://www.vintage-trek.com for the list
03-25-11, 04:00 AM
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Posted By m750rider

ID this Bianchi please

Can you help ID this Bianchi from these not so great pictures. The owner says the seat post has a 27.2 marking it, Made in Italy, and it looks like a Columbus decal is on the seat tube and fork.
...
01-24-11, 11:39 AM
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Posted By m750rider

ISO Campy BB Spindle

Looking for a 111 mm Campy spindle
01-24-11, 08:46 AM
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Posted By m750rider

Bottom bracket spindle

I have a bike that had a Super Record crankset with Record BB and by Velobase data, a 120 mm spindle. I am trying to put a C-Record crankset on it and according to Velobase, it worked with a 111 mm...
01-16-11, 10:06 AM
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Posted By m750rider

Mavic 517 on XTR hubs

I found a set of these in good condition, includes skewers, needs no truing and hubs spin nicely. What is a fair price?

Thanks
01-12-11, 09:02 PM
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Posted By m750rider

Interesting comments and experience everyone has...

Interesting comments and experience everyone has had with cars, especially British and Porsche. They do inspire a lot of emotion don't they, some good, some bad.

Actually both of these have been...
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Posted By m750rider

Centurion

Centurion
12-29-10, 06:50 PM
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Posted By m750rider

Simple. Arrange a time for him to pick up...

Simple.

Arrange a time for him to pick up the brake part, tell him to bring the bike with him so you can see how he has it adjusted, or out of adjustment, whichever. He obviously isn't a bike...
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Posted By m750rider

Thanks for the feedback.

Thanks for the feedback.
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Posted By m750rider

It isn't NOS, it's just used in good condition,...

It isn't NOS, it's just used in good condition, and will be on a bike that is ridden. Crazy ebay sales are just that. Crazy.
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Posted By m750rider

Dura-Ace value

Someone has offered to sell me a Dura-Ace 7400 group that includes
crankset
downtube shifters
RD
FD
brakes
UniGlide cassette
doesn't include DA levers, or BB

I have a nice DA uniglide...
12-19-10, 02:26 AM
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Posted By m750rider

Sanjay I don't think 8 speed vs. 9 speed...

Sanjay

I don't think 8 speed vs. 9 speed will make much difference to you.

As far as buying a used, certainly not a problem by itself. Heck all my bikes are used. If it's in good condition, I...
12-19-10, 02:16 AM
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Posted By m750rider

I've had that bike and it is very good. Who cares...

I've had that bike and it is very good. Who cares who sold it originally. Put wheels on it and ride it
12-14-10, 08:17 PM
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Posted By m750rider

New to MTB and new bike to me

I have a couple older steel road bikes but never have ridden mountain bikes at all. Over the last couple months I decided I wanted to try it and last week I found this bike for sale and bought it....
12-11-10, 10:12 AM
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Posted By m750rider

1993 Schwinn High Timber SS

I picked this one up the other day. Cr-Mo frame, upgraded with Tange Prestige fork, Ti stem and bars, XTR crank and FD, SRAM RD and grip shifters, Paul levers, Mavic rims, plus some other good stuff....
11-21-10, 07:16 PM
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Posted By m750rider

Centurion Ironmaster Expert

Not sure of the model year. Serial number N7N7941.

All Shimano 105 components, SIS, but not sure about the rims. Tange #1 frame, made in Japan.
11-16-10, 07:18 PM
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Posted By m750rider

Centurion Ironmaster Expert

Not exactly saved from the dump, but did need a replacement rear wheel which Robbietunes was able to supply. Added a white Specialized saddle and it looks pretty nice. All 105 equipped. Too bad it's...
11-16-10, 07:06 PM
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Posted By m750rider

Black Lightning - $300 ...

Black Lightning - $300

http://columbia.craigslist.org/bik/2060400306.html

I’m selling my Cannondale Black Lightning Road bike in order to finance a new digital camera. Comes with a...
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Posted By m750rider

I have a 55 cm Lemond Zurich and it measures 55...

I have a 55 cm Lemond Zurich and it measures 55 cm center of crank to center of top tube. Frame size is indicated on the BB
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Posted By m750rider

traded for one in better shape then this for a...

traded for one in better shape then this for a six pack of Sam Adams
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Posted By m750rider

Nice bike. $300 is probably reasonable once it's...

Nice bike. $300 is probably reasonable once it's fixed up. Check here for original parts.

http://vintage-trek.com/images/trek/86TrekCatalog.pdf
09-24-10, 07:18 AM
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Posted By m750rider

How do you make them run in friction?

How do you make them run in friction?
09-24-10, 03:01 AM
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Posted By m750rider

I picked up an Expert too this week, all 105, 6...

I picked up an Expert too this week, all 105, 6 speed indexed. Looking at it in more detail last night, the rear wheel needs serious work so I have a set of GP4 wheels with Dura-Ace 8 speed hubs...
09-16-10, 03:41 AM
09-06-10, 06:33 PM
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Posted By m750rider

ISO 8 speed Dura-Ace Uniglide cassette.

ISO 8 speed Dura-Ace Uniglide cassette.
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Posted By m750rider

I had one a while back and it was a nice bike. It...

I had one a while back and it was a nice bike. It had Shimano 600 components and rode pretty well. I read they were made for Sears by Panasonic but don't quote me on that. In nice riding condition...
08-11-10, 06:40 PM
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Posted By m750rider

So I take it the seller being a "crafty scam...

So I take it the seller being a "crafty scam artist" was a little out of line.
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Posted By m750rider

Super Record group

I bought a bike with what I think is mostly Super Record components and think I will sell them to fund other stuff. I looked up everything on Velobase, and think I am correct in what they are. They...
08-01-10, 08:12 PM
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Posted By m750rider

I don't think I'd say a Trek 1000 is a classic...

I don't think I'd say a Trek 1000 is a classic road bike, so I not sure that much was lost in this conversion. Besides I like the look of that bike. Not that I want one.

It immediately reminded me...
07-31-10, 12:58 PM
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Posted By m750rider

Tubing is Columbus

Tubing is Columbus
07-31-10, 11:41 AM
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Views: 625
Posted By m750rider

Medici Pro Strada

Went to look at a Trek and came home with a Medici, 59 cm, paint is excellent, chrome is pitted, but looks OK as long as you don't look close. All Campy. What do you think, put tires on it and keep...
07-31-10, 11:04 AM
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Posted By m750rider

Sounds like a great bike. For more info about it,...

Sounds like a great bike. For more info about it, check out vintage-trek.com
07-25-10, 04:58 AM
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Views: 882
Posted By m750rider

Don't try to out think her-if she wants a new...

Don't try to out think her-if she wants a new bike, buy one
Forum: Touring
07-08-10, 11:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,468
Posted By m750rider

If you can straddle the bike with your feet flat...

If you can straddle the bike with your feet flat on the ground, even just barely, I would say the frame is not too large for you.
07-08-10, 11:08 AM
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Posted By m750rider

Looking for a MASI? ...

Looking for a MASI?

http://asheville.craigslist.org/bik/1831941435.html
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Views: 2,239
Posted By m750rider

Worth $40 if that's the extent of the rust. Fuji...

Worth $40 if that's the extent of the rust. Fuji made nice bikes, sounds like it needs some simple refurbishing to bring it back to good riding condition. Nice.
06-29-10, 01:05 PM
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Posted By m750rider

I think a 19" frame will be too small for...

I think a 19" frame will be too small for you.
06-22-10, 07:06 PM
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Views: 355
Posted By m750rider

It's OK to put some lube into the cable housing...

It's OK to put some lube into the cable housing and it might make the noise go away. In any case it won't hurt.
06-15-10, 05:20 PM
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Views: 1,913
Posted By m750rider

I did listen - great. Thanks for the story. ...

I did listen - great. Thanks for the story.

In fact I forwarded your rants on to my son, also living in the Bay area, also un/underemployed, no car, gets around on a bike.

Hope it turns around...
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Views: 3,344
Posted By m750rider

I recently sold a Univega Supra Sport mixte very...

I recently sold a Univega Supra Sport mixte very similar in appearance and condition to your Nishiki. Maybe the frame material was not as good as on yours but a nice bike. I sold it for $100. I was...
06-08-10, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,910
Posted By m750rider

I have a 1980 Royale - it is 26.4 mm post

I have a 1980 Royale - it is 26.4 mm post
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