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Posted By garryg

i don,t think he is referring to the stem on your...

i don,t think he is referring to the stem on your bike eaalto .
09-14-19, 04:46 PM
09-13-19, 08:42 PM
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Posted By garryg

https://images.craigslist.org/00e0e_86kOJ7pTNSb_60...

https://images.craigslist.org/00e0e_86kOJ7pTNSb_600x450.jpgCraigslist Vancouver $1200. Do you think they went to far with the colour scheme. Thats how we spell colour up here.
09-09-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By garryg

Interesting film. He act very similar to a friend...

Interesting film. He act very similar to a friend of mine who suffers from ADHD. He most certainly has some disorder of the mind.
09-09-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By garryg

Money well spent,nice bike.

Money well spent,nice bike.
09-09-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 962
Posted By garryg

This may be slightly off topic but i go looking...

This may be slightly off topic but i go looking for bikes at a spot just south of me. It is a non profit that fixes up and sells donated bikes for charity. There are usually three or four retired...
09-07-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,572
Posted By garryg

Possibly get Marinoni to do the work.

Possibly get Marinoni to do the work.
09-06-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,909
Posted By garryg

Falcon i rattle canned because i always wanted a...

Falcon i rattle canned because i always wanted a yellow bike. Sold it this spring to a young woman who appreciated old...
09-06-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 694
Posted By garryg

Go ahead and restore it if money is not an...

Go ahead and restore it if money is not an object. I am by no means wealthy,paycheck to paycheck but have restored a bike that was not my size and i won,t recoup my money from. What i did get was the...
09-06-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By garryg

Whats a guy to do?

As i left the house this morning on my way to physio for the new knee my dear wife mentioned that there was some talk about doing an intervention in the family,something about someones bike...
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Posted By garryg

I have only sold maybe 10 bikes and most were...

I have only sold maybe 10 bikes and most were entry level Apollos with stem shifters ,turkey brake levers and dork discs.Twenty somethings think they look just fine.All were serviced and polished...
09-05-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By garryg

What does that bike have for a serial number...

What does that bike have for a serial number Randy? It does not look like the Brad Proctor bikes i have seen. The lettering on the decal is not similar.
09-04-19, 05:04 PM
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Posted By garryg

Just the kind of info i was looking for,thank you...

Just the kind of info i was looking for,thank you all.
09-03-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 603
Posted By garryg

The Thirst For Knowledge,Bar End Shifters

I have only been wrenching on old steel for a short time and have a lot to learn.
I like the bar end shifters on my Surly LHT and would like to put some on one or two of my vintage steel bikes.
...
09-01-19, 05:26 PM
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Posted By garryg

Identical bottom from "The Italian Built Nishiki...

Identical bottom from "The Italian Built Nishiki "...
08-31-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 60
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Posted By garryg

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1266/untitled_10_of_13__1e88e54519436a5542c7daba8f1f5d7797641e64.jpg
My 1985 i believe. Picked up last week. Have not even given her a...
08-31-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,803
Posted By garryg

From My Saronni

Not sure who built this bike.https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1340x2000/untitled_6_of_30__c1b61cf5617c5c17a33c64d508c41ca11d5c6a7c.jpg
08-31-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 674
Posted By garryg

Well she cleaned up nice!

Well she cleaned up nice!
08-29-19, 09:10 AM
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Views: 678
Posted By garryg

Yes Randy i saw your write up on the One Thousand...

Yes Randy i saw your write up on the One Thousand on My Ten Speeds.
Serial number points to 84 ,paint and decals to 85.
08-28-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,891
Posted By garryg

One Mountain Bike, One Surly LHT.& 7 vintage...

One Mountain Bike, One Surly LHT.& 7 vintage steel of which two are my size. I need to do some horse trading and only have bikes i can ride.
08-28-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 678
Posted By garryg

You guys don,t know what your missing on...

You guys don,t know what your missing on Marketplace,which is fine by me.https://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/speedy.gif
08-28-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 678
Posted By garryg

Some days It Pays

To check Facebook Marketplace at 6.30 AM. 1985 Miyata One Thousand . $75...
08-19-19, 03:33 PM
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Views: 2,025
Posted By garryg

thanks Randy,just ordered some

thanks Randy,just ordered some
08-18-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,025
Posted By garryg

Thanks guys. I like the look of the cotton tape....

Thanks guys. I like the look of the cotton tape. I will post pics when i finish the two bikes.Might be awhile,just had a new knee installed.
08-18-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,025
Posted By garryg

Bar Tape Thoughts

I have been messing around with vintage bikes for about a year,mostly entry level bikes. I do have a nice Raleigh International and a vintage Olmo that are close to being restored.
I was thinking...
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Posted By garryg

One does not need a reason to pick up another CV...

One does not need a reason to pick up another CV bike. Follow your heart.
08-13-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,350
Posted By garryg

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1340x2000/untitled_6_of_30__fea464f9326987854523239f6dad46deec9b635e.jpg
My Saronni/conago has the same bottom bracket
08-12-19, 11:28 PM
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Views: 1,030
Posted By garryg

My Saronni

Picked up this bike a few months ago. Any info you folks have would be appreciated. Full Campagnola...
08-10-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By garryg

What the?

This...
07-29-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 977
Posted By garryg

I too am thankfull for finding this site. It is...

I too am thankfull for finding this site. It is nice that there are so many patient experts,not a lot of angry post, great deal of humor.
07-27-19, 08:55 PM
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Posted By garryg

You guys make me feel much better, in a year or...

You guys make me feel much better, in a year or two of wrenching old bikes i have done what took you guys a lifetime,scars to prove it:)
07-14-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 747
Posted By garryg

Le Croco

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1250/untitled_18_of_66__6524019344ef4abd92f22707a3a664b6337492d6.jpg
Le Croco ,Canadian made.
07-12-19, 10:25 AM
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Views: 590,053
Posted By garryg

1985 cannondale sr 500

before and after, rattle can paint job,switched out stem and...
07-08-19, 06:24 PM
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Posted By garryg

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/untitled_192_of_192__5f615e6f13d83756b1cd07e1048d0f9eeaaadef5.jpg...
06-15-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,126
Posted By garryg

How about a photo of the whole bike? Looks nice.

How about a photo of the whole bike? Looks nice.
06-14-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 182,090
Posted By garryg

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/untitled_38_of_42__5cb9a129531bfb79f63dccfc638c4468c6dfa0bf.jpg
This is the before pic . I think this a 1985 sr500 .FD and brake...
06-12-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 238
Posted By garryg

Bottom Bracket ID

Just wondering if this bottom bracket and cable guide treatment looks familiar. It is from a Saronni/Colnago Tipo Sprint i picked up...
06-11-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,714
Posted By garryg

You did a wonderful job on the old girl.

You did a wonderful job on the old girl.
06-11-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By garryg

My First Italian

Picked up this Saronni Tipo Sprint today.She has Campagnolo Gran Sport RD,FD and crankset. Campagnolo hubs,GS brakes ,Zeus headset and gold Milremo stem and bars.Initial research says some Saronnis...
06-02-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 36,570
Posted By garryg

Had a cold glass of milk and a cup of tea this...

Had a cold glass of milk and a cup of tea this evening. Those adult drinks get me into adult trouble.
06-02-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,397
Posted By garryg

1974 Raleigh International,Took this...

1974 Raleigh International,Took this photohttps://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1325/untitled_43_of_55__8a2f7871407c32550348a26d8d3c8b3bc2f2754f.jpg
on my way home from the...
06-01-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,461
Posted By garryg

More photos of your bike please sir

More photos of your bike please sir
Replies: 10
Views: 708
Posted By garryg

I,m far from being an expert ,in my market which...

I,m far from being an expert ,in my market which is still pretty high that bike would make someone very happy at that price.
06-01-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By garryg

Why is it when i find a decent bike to fix up it...

Why is it when i find a decent bike to fix up it is for six foot plus riders? I am 5,4" Thank you all for the info.
05-31-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By garryg

Serial number 02-7536

Serial number 02-7536
05-31-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By garryg

I was thinking of restoring this bike to its...

I was thinking of restoring this bike to its original build. Initial research points me towards a downtube shifting Campagnolo build. Any of you folks able to give me your thoughts on the age and...
05-31-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By garryg

My God! I just realized i posted pics of...

My God! I just realized i posted pics of brifters! I can live with the shame,bike is steel and old and in need of love.
05-31-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By garryg

Old Friend,Old Olmo

Picked this bike up from an old friend today for a pittance. https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/untitled_40_of_45__d32524a989670a4bda838c87d2e3af313b5037d5.jpg...
05-29-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,286
Posted By garryg

I have learned a lot about cycling and wrenching...

I have learned a lot about cycling and wrenching on bikes over the last year from two sources, Bike Forums and R.J. The Bike Guy. Serious injury that could have been worse.
05-16-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By garryg

Great thread for us newbies,thanks.

Great thread for us newbies,thanks.
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