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09-18-20, 09:34 AM
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Posted By Mr. 66

We want the the world, and we want it - now ...

We want the the world, and we want it - now
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09-18-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 273
Posted By Mr. 66

I have used rubbing compound, I just cleaned one...

I have used rubbing compound, I just cleaned one on a MTB.
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09-17-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14,029
Views: 3,018,534
Posted By Mr. 66

A Bertin get a reprieve, so crusty the lock nut...

A Bertin get a reprieve, so crusty the lock nut on the skewer turned to dust trying to remove. The skewer was rusted frozen inside of the axel. Fortunately the bearings cup and cones are good. I'll...
09-16-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By Mr. 66

I went with a Kona Project-2 on my Trek fork...

I went with a Kona Project-2 on my Trek fork conversion, replacing a Quadra Rockshock
09-16-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,442
Posted By Mr. 66

The 1979 and up models had under bottom bracket...

The 1979 and up models had under bottom bracket routing.
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Views: 198
Posted By Mr. 66

Its about 1968, the trapezoid straddle clamp was...

Its about 1968, the trapezoid straddle clamp was not used for long. Does still have the saddle, that may have a date stamped.
09-14-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 497
Posted By Mr. 66

I think the one side could be a tad higher, I...

I think the one side could be a tad higher, I would measure the distance from the dropout to the seat pin, that will inform you of discrepancies. I would measure from bb to dropout also.
09-11-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 313,710
Posted By Mr. 66

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09-11-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,006
Posted By Mr. 66

For reflective tape I have used a torch. The...

For reflective tape I have used a torch. The adhesive loosens, then the tape can bubble at a temp well below the temp of paint damage. A piece of wood or a cooking spatula will help aid scrape off...
09-10-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By Mr. 66

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09-09-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By Mr. 66

I would clean the chain and derailleurs...

I would clean the chain and derailleurs throughout, test out. If all is well I'd service all the bearings. Sometimes, for the brakes, just a drop of oil at the brake lever another drop on the pivots,...
09-08-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 337
Posted By Mr. 66

Yes, I can, no problem

Yes, I can, no problem
09-08-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 352
Posted By Mr. 66

Did try flipping the wheel around? That will tell...

Did try flipping the wheel around? That will tell you if the wheel has dish, and or if the fork needs alignment.
09-08-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 670
Posted By Mr. 66

Hi Mack, people here can certainly assist you in...

Hi Mack, people here can certainly assist you in your search. Where are you located? Perhaps there is a coop, or current listing near, the bikes at the second hand stores are going quick but they are...
09-07-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 313,710
Posted By Mr. 66

I feel better ...

I feel better
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09-06-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 58,126
Views: 8,487,577
Posted By Mr. 66

Just about time for a sale :) ...

Just about time for a sale :)

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09-05-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 313,710
Posted By Mr. 66

I built the Normandy high flange hubs on the PR10...

I built the Normandy high flange hubs on the PR10 with some black rims, looks good....
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By Mr. 66

This right in the range of yours'. Last week, in...

This right in the range of yours'. Last week, in the big city, I sold an '86 Trek 300 Elance, tuned with 27" to 700 wheel conversion for $285. I thought it was a reach but it sold at that price after...
Replies: 30
Views: 3,320
Posted By Mr. 66

Hi Steve, these guys will need some detail...

Hi Steve, these guys will need some detail pictures of condition to give you the most accurate estimate.
Replies: 22
Views: 798
Posted By Mr. 66

That's a lot different then mine, I have the...

That's a lot different then mine, I have the Rocky Mountain Sherpa 30, Reynolds 853 tubing. Its 700 wheels and was/is a drop bar bike.

I was hoping yours was the same.
08-30-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By Mr. 66

Forks are bent, they look fixable, if the steer...

Forks are bent, they look fixable, if the steer tube is bent probably best to look else where.

Go for it, bend them back. Put some elbow grease on it.

You are the only hope.
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08-30-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,266
Posted By Mr. 66

I guy did this not far from me. ...

I guy did this not far from me.
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08-29-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 19,607
Views: 3,207,470
Posted By Mr. 66

Oh come on, that will buff right out.

Oh come on, that will buff right out.
08-28-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By Mr. 66

I think my Rapheal is a Gitane contract build,...

I think my Rapheal is a Gitane contract build, from about '63. Rides real nice. The rear derailleur is a little wonky, rides with clatter in the lowest gear.

I have fun getting looks like, is that...
08-26-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 706
Posted By Mr. 66

They stopped enforcing it here, for the...

They stopped enforcing it here, for the "homeless" first, then the ride share put a fork in the mandate for good.
08-26-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,635
Posted By Mr. 66

Why do you have to swear in your video? very...

Why do you have to swear in your video? very immature
08-26-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,663
Posted By Mr. 66

How tall is your GF? That's a very small frame,...

How tall is your GF? That's a very small frame, to small to setup for her without looking funky. The seat needs to be way jacked up, riser bars, I think you/she needs a frame a couple of inches...
08-26-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19,607
Views: 3,207,470
Posted By Mr. 66

Even better over in Bend Or, ...

Even better over in Bend Or,

https://bend.craigslist.org/bik/d/bend-firenze-mixte-bike/7170963781.html...
08-25-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 847
Posted By Mr. 66

Last week i did get an offer that started out,...

Last week i did get an offer that started out, "My wife says I can do..."
08-24-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By Mr. 66

Sweet, that will probably be a tough find. Have...

Sweet, that will probably be a tough find. Have you tried eBay? Thats my best guess on finding that kind of product. If you are set on it you may need to buy a whole new one.

Do have a pictures of...
08-24-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By Mr. 66

How much did he want for the the bikes and/or...

How much did he want for the the bikes and/or frame?
08-23-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 58,126
Views: 8,487,577
Posted By Mr. 66

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/rollingba...

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/rollingbay-custom-muscle-bike-stingray/7181281112.html...
08-23-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 833
Posted By Mr. 66

It's the overall death rate comparison from year...

It's the overall death rate comparison from year to year that tells the most important information.
08-23-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 19,607
Views: 3,207,470
Posted By Mr. 66

I get wheels at the local used shop for about $20...

I get wheels at the local used shop for about $20 wheel for front, $25 for a rear. Sometimes more, not very often less.
08-23-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14,029
Views: 3,018,534
Posted By Mr. 66

I was bored with my time so I found a Peugeot PR...

I was bored with my time so I found a Peugeot PR 10 that had hacked handlebars that were flipped to bull position, it had the plastic Mafac brake bodies, I've never had before, one was broken. Dang....
08-21-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 646
Posted By Mr. 66

The threaded part unscrews from the base.

The threaded part unscrews from the base.
Replies: 49
Views: 1,632
Posted By Mr. 66

After a few months of that you may get a buyer.

After a few months of that you may get a buyer.
08-20-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 342
Posted By Mr. 66

San Remo, that's really good. I had one from...

San Remo, that's really good. I had one from about 85 a very fine product.
08-20-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,722
Posted By Mr. 66

Even the lowly 300 Elance rides great, this just...

Even the lowly 300 Elance rides great, this just went to a very long leggety lady. She was ecstatic about quality and smooth ride....
08-20-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By Mr. 66

I've done the sawsall lengthwise cut, and...

I've done the sawsall lengthwise cut, and fashioned a slide hammer to tap loose after the cut, I've done this a few times. I did torch a hole in the first frame I did it to, I had it fixed but...
08-18-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 304
Posted By Mr. 66

That looks great, I would just clean and service....

That looks great, I would just clean and service. Find some one with a cotter pin press, make your own.

If if you think it's heavy you could swap out the steel parts for lighter alloy, and shave...
08-18-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 351
Posted By Mr. 66

I would wood shim the binder open and use a steel...

I would wood shim the binder open and use a steel 27.2 post as a ream. Then I would use a flat/semi circle file on potential burr.

I just did the same on an 80's Trek 400, a 26.8 didn't fit when I...
08-16-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By Mr. 66

Those are pretty nice, is it one of the red and...

Those are pretty nice, is it one of the red and white fade? are you thinking racks and fenders? Is there room for fatter tires? I had a 560 of that age it was tight for tire clearance.
08-15-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,084
Posted By Mr. 66

Still in progress, SB1799, the wheels need a...

Still in progress, SB1799, the wheels need a final true, and the decals.
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08-15-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By Mr. 66

I'm very happy with my Nishiki comp. I went...

I'm very happy with my Nishiki comp. I went through my '77 and equipped with a Brooks saddle, Dura Ace brakes converted to nut mounting. I also did a leather wrap on the bars....
08-12-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By Mr. 66

What kind of bike are you pulling them off of?...

What kind of bike are you pulling them off of? Threading is different for different brands and levels.
08-10-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 313,710
Posted By Mr. 66

The triple triangle gets a trial ...

The triple triangle gets a trial
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08-10-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By Mr. 66

It will take a while, it will probably come off...

It will take a while, it will probably come off with petrol, or a solvent of some type on a rag.

Is it missing a serial number?
08-09-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By Mr. 66

That looks really clean, I would suggest that you...

That looks really clean, I would suggest that you look for a local coop. They maybe able to help you on your quest of finding the types of parts you want. The MA3 rims either silver or grey would...
08-09-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 58,126
Views: 8,487,577
Posted By Mr. 66

I hope the seller cleaned of the Armor All the...

I hope the seller cleaned of the Armor All the tires that stuff makes for a slick ride in the turns.
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