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Posted By OldsCOOL

That year of 460 didnt have them unless someone...

That year of 460 didnt have them unless someone threw it on afterward. Good caution though and I agree with it.
08-11-19, 07:30 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

Thanks! Weíll see how the acquisition goes.

Thanks! Weíll see how the acquisition goes.
08-03-19, 09:06 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

God forbid! :lol:

God forbid! :lol:
08-03-19, 08:21 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

I trust it will be worth it. :lol: Good to...

I trust it will be worth it. :lol:

Good to see you, brother.
08-03-19, 10:37 AM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

Thanx! :lol:

Thanx! :lol:
08-03-19, 08:33 AM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

Very likely I will (by blessing and grace of a...

Very likely I will (by blessing and grace of a great friend) have this by the fall months for a winter project. This one is a keeper and completely off my radar for acquisitions. Pray for my patience...
08-03-19, 08:29 AM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

I hadnt read that far but will give you much...

I hadnt read that far but will give you much honor and commendations for the thought. :lol:
08-02-19, 07:38 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

This reminds me of a thread you would see in the...

This reminds me of a thread you would see in the road forum about 5 years ago.
07-30-19, 11:27 AM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

Yes, fixed gear. No evidence of coaster brake or...

Yes, fixed gear. No evidence of coaster brake or mounting calipers on fork.

The best part of this is the chain. Chains were not industry standard in the skip tooth era.
07-30-19, 11:24 AM
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Views: 1,317
Posted By OldsCOOL

Yes, thatís a strong possibility when looking at...

Yes, thatís a strong possibility when looking at the era crank arms and pedals. This bike was sold only for one year under that label. The list on Wheelmen really gives the story of what the bike...
07-29-19, 05:00 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

Iím 5í9 and ride a 54 Criterium Series. Fits me...

Iím 5í9 and ride a 54 Criterium Series. Fits me perfectly. No other bike rides like it. There is no chance of a casual ride when mounting this beast. Pulse quickens, aggression builds, adrenaline...
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Posted By OldsCOOL

Not sure of any connection between the two. That...

Not sure of any connection between the two. That was a boom era like never before, so many little garage shops brazing tubing and doing builds for distributors such as Godfrey. Hard to say, so many...
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Posted By OldsCOOL

After many hours of patient searching and...

After many hours of patient searching and researching I found the info but little help on value. The Glenwood was produced and sold for only the year of 1898 from New York and distributed in an...
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Posted By OldsCOOL

Quick, that is a steal. I had a 460 and rode it...

Quick, that is a steal. I had a 460 and rode it for 9 years until a 760 showed up.

The 460 was the weekend racers bike. You will love it.
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Posted By OldsCOOL

Sorry I have trouble posting pics on my phone... ...

Sorry I have trouble posting pics on my phone...

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Posted By OldsCOOL

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-28-19, 08:18 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

Glenwood Barn Find

My bike scout found an old skip tooth bike in a barn and sent me pics. The bike is intact. Could this possibly be something from the clubman/path racer era? Obviously missing the drop bars as such,...
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Posted By OldsCOOL

Funny you mentioned path racer. I have wanted one...

Funny you mentioned path racer. I have wanted one for a long time. When I saw this one, it was disappointing to not see the iconic drop bars. It is amazingly intact except for the broken spokes....
07-28-19, 04:09 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

:lol:

:lol:
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Views: 459
Posted By OldsCOOL

Glenwood Skip Tooth Era Find

I have no idea what this is and cant find it on the internet. So I’ll give you folks a shot at it. Here is what it looks like.
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07-09-19, 08:14 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

:) :) :)

:) :) :)
07-09-19, 05:36 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

We have an 87yr old lady in our church that rides...

We have an 87yr old lady in our church that rides her trike around the park. She is in dandy shape.

Just keep riding and extending yourself a little bit on the long ride each week and keep in mind...
07-09-19, 05:28 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

Plum cool! Nice job on the upkeep.

Plum cool! Nice job on the upkeep.
07-09-19, 05:25 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

Yeah, would have scared her. :lol:

Yeah, would have scared her. :lol:
07-09-19, 05:24 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

The Trek is my seldom ridden babe. The 77 Colnago...

The Trek is my seldom ridden babe. The 77 Colnago is more my townie friday night ride. The 87 Miyata 712 is very nice but just a cruiser under 20mi stuff. Then there is that road warrior Cannondale...
07-09-19, 10:54 AM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

When it comes to vintage Trek and you really want...

When it comes to vintage Trek and you really want one, you have to ask “where can I find another for a lower price”. And Craigs being Craigs, well you know someone will pay the extra just to have it....
07-09-19, 10:50 AM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

I posted here on this same issue during a winter...

I posted here on this same issue during a winter snowride a few years back. I clenched my toes so muchmy first two toes were bruised. When riding a hard and fast road TT I dont have that problem....
07-09-19, 10:45 AM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

Mine is obvious but I need to confess that my...

Mine is obvious but I need to confess that my profile pic is not a supposed self portrait.
07-09-19, 10:37 AM
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Views: 399
Posted By OldsCOOL

The Trek 760 Wall Queen Breaks Out

Bought this bike about 5 years ago vowing the the late owner lady I would not sell it (she sold it to me for 100.00). Itís a 1986 Trek 760 Pro Series with a braze date 12/84, full 531c, Campy NR...
06-01-19, 02:29 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

No neuropathy, thank God. So far, so good. I have...

No neuropathy, thank God. So far, so good. I have been a road rider since the early 70ís but laid off in adult years until 2005 when a friend gave me a classic/vintage Trek road racer and I...
06-01-19, 12:21 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

I thought BMX guys were a bit thicker skin than...

I thought BMX guys were a bit thicker skin than yours. You havent crashed much, eh?
05-30-19, 10:17 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

I commend you for your decision to take control...

I commend you for your decision to take control of your health. Iím 62, Type 1 for 33 years. For me, I leave the house with 175-200 blood sugar and ride hard. Endurance isnt my body type though I did...
05-30-19, 10:04 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

Welcome to The Club! You are going to love that...

Welcome to The Club! You are going to love that ride. Your post made me recall the restoring of a ‘77 Super I picked up 4 years ago and couldnt wait to ride it. That first spin around the block was...
05-15-19, 04:08 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

We’re talking real life riding here. Keep it...

We’re talking real life riding here. Keep it going!
05-04-19, 04:04 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

That really is a good point. Yet, the...

That really is a good point. Yet, the non-enthusiast types clamor for the new and cheap at WaldoWorld.

My favorite MTB is a personal build of a beat up old Ď97 Trek 7000 rigid. Total rebuild and...
05-04-19, 09:40 AM
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Views: 5,236
Posted By OldsCOOL

I have an ‘84 Alpina Uno that is identical to...

I have an ‘84 Alpina Uno that is identical to that mine was given to me by a no -rider and was garage kept for decades. Very cool bike and is capable of decent single track stuff. Dude, 400clams?!
05-03-19, 07:00 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

My 760 has an Ď84 braze date, sat a year on the...

My 760 has an Ď84 braze date, sat a year on the rack and has 86 Pro Series decals. For some reason it didnt make the call for the Ď85 fitting.
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Posted By OldsCOOL

Like this? :D ...

Like this? :D
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05-01-19, 07:56 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

I still like the 53/39 and even the classic Campy...

I still like the 53/39 and even the classic Campy 53/42 but with the crazy hills here it is a grindfest. Even with the 34 it isnt exactly a spin at this stage of early season conditioning but is a...
05-01-19, 03:48 PM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

Hey, if a 760 isnt going to be restored, convert...

Hey, if a 760 isnt going to be restored, convert it. But by all means ride it.
05-01-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,269
Posted By OldsCOOL

Oh man, I cringe reading this. The 760 is never...

Oh man, I cringe reading this. The 760 is never too racy for such a thing but in this case too undervalued. I have a full Campy and near mint 760 that is worth leaving alone to experience the ride...
05-01-19, 10:25 AM
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Views: 333
Posted By OldsCOOL

I paid 100.00 for a 1972 that was for the Mavic...

I paid 100.00 for a 1972 that was for the Mavic tubular wheelset with Normandy hubs and for that reason it was well spent and worth the drive. Otherwise, far too heavy and typically these that had...
05-01-19, 10:18 AM
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Views: 12,350
Posted By OldsCOOL

I haven’t hit my limit yet. Fastest was 50mph but...

I haven’t hit my limit yet. Fastest was 50mph but had to start braking for a rather tight curve.
04-19-19, 02:39 PM
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Views: 6,827
Posted By OldsCOOL

Vero, thatís the one. Enjoy!

Vero, thatís the one. Enjoy!
04-18-19, 05:20 PM
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Views: 808
Posted By OldsCOOL

Shark bite!!!

Shark bite!!!
04-18-19, 05:18 PM
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Views: 6,827
Posted By OldsCOOL

I have an the Cannondale version of braze-on FD...

I have an the Cannondale version of braze-on FD so it was easy to slide the chain guide down to where it was supposed to be using a nickels-width gap separating chainring and guide. The shifting is...
04-17-19, 06:06 PM
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Views: 6,827
Posted By OldsCOOL

FSA makes a 50/34 square taper crankset. I think...

FSA makes a 50/34 square taper crankset. I think I got mine from Chain Reaction for like 75.00. My Cannondale runs a 7sp 12-28 which is perfect for the bike. Ours hills are steep but ok if...
04-17-19, 01:59 PM
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Views: 6,827
Posted By OldsCOOL

Just rocked a top 5 on a Strava segment that was...

Just rocked a top 5 on a Strava segment that was a good test in all regards for this 50/34. A 1 mile grade had me grinding for the steepness and heavy clothes that proved the 34t 28 granny to be...
04-15-19, 11:28 AM
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Views: 3,225
Posted By OldsCOOL

Who says there arent old wives biker tales??...

Who says there arent old wives biker tales?? :lol:

My PRE is still on the road and loved by my son. Great bikes!
04-13-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,803
Posted By OldsCOOL

The 105 group components are solid and...

The 105 group components are solid and dependable. I have an ‘87 Miyata 712 with full 105 right down to the hubs which all together lends a very dialed in feel and ride. Also, was surprised to see...
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