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06-30-20, 09:01 AM
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Posted By rocks in head

Yes, I don't post the ones I contact. Someone...

Yes, I don't post the ones I contact. Someone else spotted the Teledyne Titan and posted in this thread, and jeirvine beat me to the two sets of Compass Grand Bois tires offered for beer, but...
06-21-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By rocks in head

Thanks all for spoon feeding me all the...

Thanks all for spoon feeding me all the information I need, I like reading through people's posts about similar bikes, but it'd certainly miss things without all the input, and most people don't go...
06-15-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By rocks in head

1974 Super Course - new project

1973 Super Course, as pointed out below. Seller said it was 1973 or 74, so I picked one and went with it, but don't see a way to edit title.
Projects keep rolling in faster than I can keep up with!...
06-03-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,598
Posted By rocks in head

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20180719_221521213_ccaedee8b5df5afd55d039169473c401dc76bdef.jpg...
05-31-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,549
Posted By rocks in head

Nothing wrong with that saddle. Apply a coating...

Nothing wrong with that saddle. Apply a coating of Brooks proofide and ride it. Neat bike, awesome paint job. I hope you have many happy miles on it
05-26-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,102
Posted By rocks in head

Here's a rear derailleur, chain, and large cog...

Here's a rear derailleur, chain, and large cog from a mid '90's kids mtb that my dad and I installed on the oiler servicing the Nasal 3B powerhammer in his blacksmith shop. ...
05-21-20, 07:37 PM
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Posted By rocks in head

Nice looking Basso in my size in the DC area....

Nice looking Basso in my size in the DC area. $325 is a deal. Gives you more money for a replacement seat...
Replies: 29
Views: 1,960
Posted By rocks in head

SurferRosa I believe so? I know it's not NR or...

SurferRosa I believe so? I know it's not NR or Chorus, and it appears to match the ebay listings for Super Record seatposts.
Here it is stuck in the seat tube before extraction. It didn't escape...
Replies: 29
Views: 1,960
Posted By rocks in head

Thanks all, FYI, since this is the evaluation...

Thanks all,
FYI, since this is the evaluation forum, this went on CL for $500 and sold for $440 in under 24 hours.
There wasn't a *lot* of interest but it wasn't up long. This will make the...
Replies: 29
Views: 1,960
Posted By rocks in head

Finished!

I'm going to take the prerogative to revive a dead thread... since I've revived a long slumbering project and finally pushed through to a spot where I'm "finished". It's still far from perfect, but...
05-07-20, 08:07 PM
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Views: 8,500,872
Posted By rocks in head

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/23681570...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/236815707542605...
05-07-20, 07:49 PM
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Views: 8,500,872
Posted By rocks in head

Pics (or better, video) or it didn't happen! ...

Pics (or better, video) or it didn't happen!
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No video, dad's in the process of replacing the motor starter on this beast, so it's inop at the moment. I thought we'd used the rear...
05-05-20, 03:15 PM
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Views: 8,500,872
Posted By rocks in head

You need one? I ordered one off fleabay, then...

You need one? I ordered one off fleabay, then happened to get one in a box full o' parts...
04-26-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 58,189
Views: 8,500,872
Posted By rocks in head

In DC there's a Facebook group called DC Used...

In DC there's a Facebook group called DC Used Bicycle Marketplace. This was posted today:
...
04-24-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 58,189
Views: 8,500,872
Posted By rocks in head

I've been seeing a few active Koga threads here,...

I've been seeing a few active Koga threads here, and here's a nice looking example up for sale:

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/doc/bik/d/arlington-koga-miyata-road-bike-54cm/7102195830.html...
04-24-20, 07:05 AM
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Views: 1,670,713
Posted By rocks in head

I bet that took forever to paint!

I bet that took forever to paint!
04-23-20, 01:00 PM
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Posted By rocks in head

1984 Schwinn LeTour.

Every bit of the basket case it looks like. Stuck seatpost, loose bb, stripped for fixed gear, and basically only the lever arms on the back brake. Needs total tear down, but I have an ARx drivetrain...
04-21-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6,522
Views: 587,427
Posted By rocks in head

I'm planning to keep more skin on my knuckles...

I'm planning to keep more skin on my knuckles with that thing! I'm not entirely sure what I'm going to do with the parts stash, except hoard them, but the tools will be super helpful.
04-21-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 977
Posted By rocks in head

And away he goes!

Hi, I'm Jake, I post in C&V forum when I'm in my manic bikeforum phases, not at all in the off years. There are other things in life. Like kids!
My 4.5-year-old has really enjoyed riding his balance...
04-21-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6,522
Views: 587,427
Posted By rocks in head

I saw an ad yesterday for "road bike parts and...

I saw an ad yesterday for "road bike parts and tools $45" on Marketplace. Four pictures. I offered the guy $15 extra to put it all in the mail, after confirming that it was one lot. He shipped...
04-21-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 58,189
Views: 8,500,872
Posted By rocks in head

Nice Suntour Superbe bits should polish right up....

Nice Suntour Superbe bits should polish right up. Looks like a lot of quality for the price.
https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/bik/d/woodbridge-vintage-1982-specialized/7110308928.html...
04-19-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16,093
Views: 1,670,713
Posted By rocks in head

Quick spin around with Dlamond

I took the diamondback out for a quick 17 miler. It was before 8 am, mid-50s, and lightly raining. Shockingly, I had the trail to myself!...
Replies: 19
Views: 909
Posted By rocks in head

Maybe borrow a bike from a member for a few...

Maybe borrow a bike from a member for a few months while you're here? Then you won't have to worry about storage and moving after deployment. I've "rented" a bike out to someone for a summer for...
04-15-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 58,189
Views: 8,500,872
Posted By rocks in head

Two for your consideration: Fuji Touring...

Two for your consideration:
Fuji Touring Series IV - appears nicely kept - $250 (stale ad?)
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2510919139129747...
04-15-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3,580
Views: 315,217
Posted By rocks in head

Replaced with attachment, rather than pasted...

Replaced with attachment, rather than pasted image... try now?

Here's a few more from seatpost adventures. Took a while! ...
04-13-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 58,189
Views: 8,500,872
Posted By rocks in head

There's a Ross Mt Hood up for sale here in D.C....

There's a Ross Mt Hood up for sale here in D.C. A bit rough around the edges, all original, and what I'd consider top of market at $250.
Standard disclosure that I would usually be willing to...
08-06-18, 09:24 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,780
Posted By rocks in head

Mine all revolve around vintage bike purchases....

Mine all revolve around vintage bike purchases. or parts purchases for those bikes that then never manifest as "complete" builds. It's as if I had a hole in the garage that I throw money into, but...
06-06-18, 08:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,742
Posted By rocks in head

1) steel 2) lugged It may not be vintage...

1) steel
2) lugged

It may not be vintage but it's built as a classic recreation.
05-27-18, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 757,476
Posted By rocks in head

Hi, I'm Jake, I like bikes. This is me and my 85...

Hi, I'm Jake, I like bikes. This is me and my 85 Peugeot PGN-10 in Frisco NC.
...
05-22-18, 11:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,962
Posted By rocks in head

If it was 23", or even 24", I'd be interested. 25...

If it was 23", or even 24", I'd be interested. 25 is really just too big. Really nice looking bike. I need a touring bike. (Why? because I think they're pretty)
05-15-18, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,666
Posted By rocks in head

photogravity's thread is here...

photogravity's thread is here (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/868176-alpine-cycles-bicycle-derailleur-something-different.html)... and I'm glad mine is a sensible red. For reference:...
05-15-18, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,666
Posted By rocks in head

Alpine - Washington, D.C. ... my new custom

So I recently was offered to trade a vintage BMX bike ('88 Haro Sport freestyler) that I did not want for an Alpine road bike.
I didn't know much about the road bike except that it was 58cm, red,...
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