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Forum: Touring
03-31-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 784
Posted By StarBiker

Practice. All you need is to work the tire bead...

Practice. All you need is to work the tire bead onto the rim. When you get to the last part use the levers on both sides of the tire, and the third lever in the center to work the last bit of the...
03-28-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 441
Posted By StarBiker

This was a thrift store find. Most vintage...

This was a thrift store find.

Most vintage roadies are way to big! I hate the reach!

I was fitted for a bike when I was the same size and height I am now, and I brought the bars back on that...
03-28-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 441
Posted By StarBiker

On thing I have noticed in this thread. Nobody...

On thing I have noticed in this thread. Nobody has flipped the bars down. They have them up.

I may do nothing and just move it along. Vintage road bikes are to unforgiving, and uncomfortable.
03-26-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 20,634
Posted By StarBiker

Just flipped these...(I worked with a guy in 89'...

Just flipped these...(I worked with a guy in 89' who had that orange AMX and was selling it for 2K)
...
03-26-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 20,634
Posted By StarBiker

Anything I think I can make more money on. ...

Anything I think I can make more money on.

These brought $1200 for example. I thought they were a good buy for $8.
...
03-26-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 441
Posted By StarBiker

Albatross Bar Conversion?

Thinking about doing this with the 81ish Schwinn Voyager I found the other day. I think it may even add value.

I can't tolerate the reach on vintage road bikes. So it's a pretty bike that I could...
03-25-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By StarBiker

The post is 26.8MM. Sorry. I went outside and...

The post is 26.8MM. Sorry. I went outside and looked at it closely. It's clearly marked.

The original post belongs in the junk pile. And I know this weird post was used on other bikes of the...
03-25-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By StarBiker

25.4 or 1 Inch Seat Post

Was going to replace the seat on a 1981ish Schwinn Voyager and ride it around a bit. I realized that the seat post is the old style dual bolt bottom. I am not going to bother with that and the tube...
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By StarBiker

I have had 1200, and 1400 Treks, and passed on...

I have had 1200, and 1400 Treks, and passed on the Grand Prix in the past. The Trek is superior. I road the 1200 for two years.
I also sold both bikes for that $225 asking price.
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By StarBiker

I will get more than $300........take while...

I will get more than $300........take while though.

Kabuki12 tempts me with his keep suggestion....at least for a little while.
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By StarBiker

I was thinking over $300..... Just put some...

I was thinking over $300.....

Just put some Kenda's, and new tubes on. (Kenda's will do, and were all I could put my hands on now)

Yeah, it would be nice to look at. I do not find vintage road...
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By StarBiker

Schwinn Voyageur 11.8 Chrome

Rare appearance on here, I rarely find bikes anymore (All kinds of other things though)
Nice find from the other day. It's a 23 Inch so it's to big for me by about a half inch. I can ride it though....
Forum: Foo
07-31-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 47,966
Posted By StarBiker

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/17-year-old-was-...

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/17-year-old-was-mastermind-behind-massive-twitter-hack-that-compromised-accounts-of-obama-biden/ar-BB17qA9E?li=BBnb7Kz
Forum: Foo
07-28-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 47,966
Posted By StarBiker

Maybe he would have got away with it, dumb, and...

Maybe he would have got away with it, dumb, and greedy, and of course Florida.......https://www.yahoo.com/news/first-got-4-million-covid-210256806.html
Forum: Touring
06-29-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,221
Posted By StarBiker

Why not what? I'm confused. Don't worry,...

Why not what? I'm confused.

Don't worry, it's the norm on BF.
Replies: 23
Views: 1,267
Posted By StarBiker

Did you drive three hours to the auction. ...

Did you drive three hours to the auction.

The OP is buying it as a flip I assume, and driving three hours for it makes zero sense.
Replies: 23
Views: 1,267
Posted By StarBiker

Because it's dumb.

Because it's dumb.
Forum: Touring
06-29-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,221
Posted By StarBiker

Why not?

Why not?
Forum: Touring
06-29-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,573
Posted By StarBiker

:mad: Unless in Cumberland it's gonna be...

:mad:

Unless in Cumberland it's gonna be very hot........and humid........
Forum: Commuting
06-29-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,365
Posted By StarBiker

https://www.rei.com/product/159860/co-op-cycles-ad...

https://www.rei.com/product/159860/co-op-cycles-adv-23-bike?CAWELAID=120217890010189963&CAGPSPN=pla&CAAGID=41874614298&CATCI=pla-456033705064&cm_mmc=PLA_Google&product_id=1598600003&ad_type=pla&channe...
Replies: 23
Views: 1,267
Posted By StarBiker

Very clean. The OP cleaning up his bike...

Very clean.

The OP cleaning up his bike before he posts makes sense.

He has sold some nice bikes, I just can't imagine driving three hours for that bike. Local find, sure, still nothing to get...
Replies: 23
Views: 1,267
Posted By StarBiker

I am wondering who is more desperate, the buyers,...

I am wondering who is more desperate, the buyers, or the sellers on here.

So Cal..........
Replies: 23
Views: 1,267
Posted By StarBiker

You drove three hours for that bike?

You drove three hours for that bike?
06-28-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,210
Posted By StarBiker

I wouldn't even use the lockout. The fork settles...

I wouldn't even use the lockout. The fork settles as you ride the bike. The lock out on these forks is harsh.

I knew folks that bought these bikes new and never used the lock out.

This guy can...
06-28-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,994
Posted By StarBiker

There is a dispute between the two. I have never...

There is a dispute between the two. I have never bought much into meteorological seasons.

I want someone to tell that we are in meteorological fall when I am sweating my ass off in September as...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,555
Posted By StarBiker

The seller could be incorrect. If your...

The seller could be incorrect.

If your decal pictured is original to the bike I wouldn't use a random ebay seller with a similar looking bike as my template for value.
...
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By StarBiker

You sure he isn't on this site? There are a...

You sure he isn't on this site?

There are a couple on here that are in that location that come up with some wacky pricing.

I would be more aggressive with this bike and max the price at $700....
Replies: 14
Views: 1,526
Posted By StarBiker

Bunzy has a Walther? :eek: This site.........

Bunzy has a Walther? :eek:

This site.........
Forum: Touring
06-27-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,666
Posted By StarBiker

Just Roll The Dice........

Just Roll The Dice........
Forum: Touring
06-27-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,666
Posted By StarBiker

Home school by who? Rolling the dice might...

Home school by who?

Rolling the dice might be your way of doing things, but that does not work for many,
Forum: Touring
06-27-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,666
Posted By StarBiker

I did not read the entire thread so perhaps this...

I did not read the entire thread so perhaps this was mentioned, but what about education for the children?

This running away from it all sounds like something for a very young single person.
...
Forum: Commuting
06-27-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,590
Posted By StarBiker

I have a question about this. I want to change my...

I have a question about this. I want to change my ancient Disc Magura Clara Caliper to something modern. I can't figure how to get the pads out.

I will start a thread about it.
Forum: Commuting
06-27-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,818
Posted By StarBiker

:eek: Besides kidding Darth I can't see how...

:eek:

Besides kidding Darth I can't see how eating a bit more is a comparison to savings on gas, insurance, maintenance, potential car payment, somebody running into you (I had that happened to...
Replies: 14
Views: 3,154
Posted By StarBiker

:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: Foo
06-26-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,106
Posted By StarBiker

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1067x800/imgp1886_f5eadd8b7a9b4c3158b9ed42881c3279c731d4ce.jpg
Forum: Touring
06-26-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,573
Posted By StarBiker

That's called the gulf stream........it's not...

That's called the gulf stream........it's not new, or recent.

July is about the worst time of year around here. Although it will get decent by Fort Frederick, and comfortable in western Maryland,...
Forum: Commuting
06-26-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,259
Posted By StarBiker

Sweet, Perfect commute. Kinda unusual,...

Sweet, Perfect commute.

Kinda unusual, cheaper than rent.
Forum: Commuting
06-26-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,259
Posted By StarBiker

Howda ya work that out........

Howda ya work that out........
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By StarBiker

Pacific North West....more.......

Pacific North West....more.......
Replies: 8
Views: 2,738
Posted By StarBiker

This is what I was thinking. A fellow digger...

This is what I was thinking.

A fellow digger flipper I know does not know modern quality bikes, wouldn't know a quality Campagnolo equipped bike if it hit him in the face, but he knows these types...
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By StarBiker

$400-600; with the original components, and extra...

$400-600; with the original components, and extra clean more.......
Replies: 20
Views: 6,457
Posted By StarBiker

There was a time not that long ago that it would...

There was a time not that long ago that it would have been $20-40.

Seems like this is a standard price for many GW"s that think they have a decent bike.

Admittedly they can have good buys at...
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By StarBiker

The free spirit is a pass. The V is the winner. I...

The free spirit is a pass. The V is the winner. I have a 400 in the basement.

And I bet the sellers knows the V has value.

V's are not easy sellers. But if the price is right........
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By StarBiker

I had an early 90's version with some paint...

I had an early 90's version with some paint scrapes and it took a long time to get $350 for it. And that was 10 years ago when the market for vintage roadies was much stronger than it is now.
It was...
06-21-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,386
Posted By StarBiker

I didn't notice your location. It's REI's brand. ...

I didn't notice your location. It's REI's brand.

Here is another one of their excellent bikes

https://www.rei.com/product/159860/co-op-cycles-adv-23-bike

Yeah, your limited to what you can...
06-21-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By StarBiker

And now it's raining. I despise Summer....:mad:

And now it's raining. I despise Summer....:mad:
06-21-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By StarBiker

I'am telling Trump on you..........

I'am telling Trump on you..........
Forum: Foo
06-21-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,911
Posted By StarBiker

Because that's what it is........ This...

Because that's what it is........

This thread is...........:foo:
06-21-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By StarBiker

I ride all year. Snow it what stops me because of...

I ride all year. Snow it what stops me because of day melt, and nighttime refreezing. But I am out all year.

Summer is rougher to me......It was brutal today, and will be much worse by late week.
06-21-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By StarBiker

And you are paying for it $$$$$$.........

And you are paying for it $$$$$$.........
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