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10-19-20, 07:39 AM
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Posted By sheddle

I think it'd be Columbus SL and not 753, but...

I think it'd be Columbus SL and not 753, but regardless, that's a beautiful Team Champ.
10-18-20, 11:20 AM
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Posted By sheddle

1983 Schwinn Super Sport road bike - $200 (Beacon...

1983 Schwinn Super Sport road bike - $200 (Beacon Hill)
https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-1983-schwinn-super-sport-road/7215819262.html

Real nice Schwinn with Champion 2 tubes...
10-11-20, 10:36 AM
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Posted By sheddle

Woodrup Touring Bike - $425...

Woodrup Touring Bike - $425 (Tualatin)https://portland.craigslist.org/wsc/bik/d/tualatin-woodrup-touring-bike/7211842810.html
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10-11-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 19,759
Views: 3,239,406
Posted By sheddle

not recommended if you are Han Solo ...

not recommended if you are Han Solo

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10-09-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 58,626
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Posted By sheddle

Dunno if covid boom is over or what but here's a...

Dunno if covid boom is over or what but here's a 200 smacker Vitus 992

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-vitus-992/7211289983.html

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10-09-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 58,626
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Posted By sheddle

If you can ignore that the photographs have "last...

If you can ignore that the photographs have "last known photo" or hostage picture energy, this looks like a good deal for a Tange Prestige Diamondback roadie with 600
Diamond Back - $250 (Newberg)...
10-07-20, 08:06 PM
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Posted By sheddle

Some rust, and definitely looks like a service...

Some rust, and definitely looks like a service job, but this is still excellent for a Super Vitus Peugeot
Peugeot triathlon road bike - $130 (Port Orchard)...
10-07-20, 12:40 PM
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Views: 209
Posted By sheddle

Absolutely losing it at that motion sensor alarm

Absolutely losing it at that motion sensor alarm
09-28-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,073
Posted By sheddle

The former, basically. I mentioned that a local...

The former, basically. I mentioned that a local framebuilder had investigated the frame as well and identified the issue as almost certainly clamping damage to the lead mechanic at the shop, and it...
09-28-20, 02:07 PM
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Posted By sheddle

Interesting looking old Mercier. Not sure of the...

Interesting looking old Mercier. Not sure of the model, ad claims a Reynolds frame but I don't see any frame tube decals to confirm. Suntour GT would have been mid-range parts, and cottered crank...
09-28-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,073
Posted By sheddle

I mentioned it earlier, but they're a shop I've...

I mentioned it earlier, but they're a shop I've dealt with multiple times over several years, and until now, every experience has been positive.

I could try to litigate when and why this happened...
09-28-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,073
Posted By sheddle

I'd like to thank everyone for the help- after...

I'd like to thank everyone for the help- after speaking with the shop again, I consider the issue resolved, and the shop has agreed to cover the repair costs.
09-27-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,227
Posted By sheddle

Appreciate the offer, but I've got a set of Deore...

Appreciate the offer, but I've got a set of Deore XT SPD pedals I'm guarding like precious jewels just in case.
09-27-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,301
Posted By sheddle

Wonder if they used the same Eastern frame source...

Wonder if they used the same Eastern frame source as the hellenic stay Shogun road bikes from the period...
09-26-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 500
Posted By sheddle

Challenge tires are some of my favorite looking...

Challenge tires are some of my favorite looking for 700c clinchers on a vintage bike.

...
09-25-20, 01:04 AM
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Posted By sheddle

Someone posted a Continuum a few months ago, and...

Someone posted a Continuum a few months ago, and I remember thinking that the drop bar version, the Tachyon, would be cool, and well
...
09-24-20, 08:08 PM
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Posted By sheddle

what is this lmao ...

what is this lmao

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-medium-carbon-fiber-bicycle/7202448522.html
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09-23-20, 01:27 PM
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Posted By sheddle

$350 for a repainted/restored Grandis (Joe Bell...

$350 for a repainted/restored Grandis (Joe Bell listed as the restorer) frame. Someone's got to be interested...Grandis fork and frame - $350 (Olympia)
...
09-23-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,140
Posted By sheddle

Every time I think this, and then I see someone...

Every time I think this, and then I see someone on a nicely maintained Schwinn cruiser and just think "huh, that'd be cool..."
09-23-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,392
Posted By sheddle

i think i've heard "combo" used in Japanese which...

i think i've heard "combo" used in Japanese which I always kind of liked
09-22-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,392
Posted By sheddle

It's getting more and more italicized. Experts...

It's getting more and more italicized. Experts believe that by 2050 the Dura Ace logo will be an infinitely long straight line.
09-22-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,301
Posted By sheddle

Colnago? that's a GT! Shogun (hardly a...

Colnago? that's a GT!


Shogun (hardly a prestige brand) had a few road models with hellenic stays as well, wonder if the framebuilder was the same as the Nashbar.
09-21-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,073
Posted By sheddle

Oh yah. I do some work, but mainly basic stuff...

Oh yah. I do some work, but mainly basic stuff like part installations/cleaning/etc, not wheelbuilding. Was going to go over to CC in Bainbridge to check out their selection of vintage rims at some...
09-21-20, 11:18 AM
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Posted By sheddle

Is that a red 531 Pro/SL sticker? Rare bird, yeah.

Is that a red 531 Pro/SL sticker? Rare bird, yeah.
09-21-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,073
Posted By sheddle

this is somewhat off topic, but to be clear, the...

this is somewhat off topic, but to be clear, the main issue is that I am in a shared apartment, and don't have any practical space to do anything other than simple fixes, especially things involving...
09-21-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,285
Posted By sheddle

heyoo your friend is crashing here can you pick...

heyoo your friend is crashing here can you pick him up

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09-21-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,073
Posted By sheddle

I took a bike there only last week and they...

I took a bike there only last week and they pointed out that it wasn't safe to ride hard anymore, due to a hairline crack in the seat tube that I missed due to surface rust and dirt (OS Tange...
09-21-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,301
Posted By sheddle

REI as well, through the Novara brand.

REI as well, through the Novara brand.
09-21-20, 12:47 AM
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Views: 6,073
Posted By sheddle

Yup. 74 Super Tourer, pretty much stock except...

Yup. 74 Super Tourer, pretty much stock except for tires (it has a B66 instead of the mattress saddle as well) One of the only bikes I know of to break the "stem shifters = low end" rule. No idea who...
09-20-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,073
Posted By sheddle

Oh yes, it was a cell phone camera. I also have a...

Oh yes, it was a cell phone camera. I also have a written statement from the seller that the bike was not damaged when he sold it to me on Friday.

At this point I think know what I have to do, so...
09-20-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,073
Posted By sheddle

We have Bike Court but they mainly prosecute...

We have Bike Court but they mainly prosecute things like photographing your bike crosschained, or wearing a WC stripes jersey. It's pretty boring.
09-20-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,073
Posted By sheddle

Anyway thanks for the advice folks, I mainly...

Anyway thanks for the advice folks, I mainly wanted to make sure I wasn't nuts.

I'm really, really averse to conflict so I hate this, but I'm going to have a chat with the owner after I get a...
09-20-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,073
Posted By sheddle

Whats especially confusing is that this is a shop...

Whats especially confusing is that this is a shop which specializes in used bikes. I'd expect them to know better than to clamp a butted steel tube in a stand.


The one thing I wonder is if the...
09-20-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,073
Posted By sheddle

Fairly certain LBS damaged my frame, am I crazy?

Bought an old Raleigh Friday (531 full butted) , took it to the shop Saturday for 27 clinchers and had them grease the seatpost while I was there to prevent it from ever getting seized. When I got...
09-19-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,025
Posted By sheddle

I've also noticed very well equipped Novara and...

I've also noticed very well equipped Novara and Performance bikes just don't sell. Seen a few extremely high end hardtail bikes (Tange Ultimate tubes) for good prices and they just refuse to sell.
09-19-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,025
Posted By sheddle

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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09-18-20, 11:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,025
Posted By sheddle

Really, really cool stuff. I've been tempted by a...

Really, really cool stuff. I've been tempted by a few of those crmo Shogun mixte frames myself, hah. One had an immaculate looking blue/green Deore group...
09-18-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,285
Posted By sheddle

Carrying a folding bike on your touring bike...

Carrying a folding bike on your touring bike seems easy, I want to see someone doing it the other way around.
09-18-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 141,234
Posted By sheddle

Yeah, a frame pump and replacement fenders are...

Yeah, a frame pump and replacement fenders are next on the list. That and some decent brake calipers, hah.

It's a bit off catalog spec because I thought the 1974 came with the mattress saddle, but...
09-18-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 141,234
Posted By sheddle

It's such a weird oddball of a bike but...

It's such a weird oddball of a bike but surprisingly forward thinking, in the sense that you absolutely see people ride setups like that nowadays. I joked when I saw it that you could absolutely sell...
09-18-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 141,234
Posted By sheddle

time to join the club. Super Tourer, 1974...

time to join the club. Super Tourer, 1974 according to the serial.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20200918_172414_9f447ca326f7ba2517768cc3d80be91746134c45.jpg...
09-17-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,083
Posted By sheddle

Watch out for any kids in Akibahara with glasses...

Watch out for any kids in Akibahara with glasses and a beat up city bike. They can climb like Pantani.
09-11-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,004
Posted By sheddle

The best Bond Girl. There's a reason she's the...

The best Bond Girl. There's a reason she's the one he married.
09-10-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By sheddle

Honestly it might be cheaper to grab the first...

Honestly it might be cheaper to grab the first Superbe Pro bike you can find on CL locally. Superbe Pro parts are big bucks on eBay.
09-10-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 58,626
Views: 8,592,849
Posted By sheddle

Been parted around a bit and sadly missing the...

Been parted around a bit and sadly missing the drop bars, but hey. Don't see one of these every day. Specialized RockCombo 19 inch - $300 (Seattle)...
09-10-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By sheddle

Given that they apparently licensed the aluminum...

Given that they apparently licensed the aluminum frame tech from Klein, you'd think they'd have licensed "good paint" from them as well.

Really, really cool bikes, though. They look downright...
09-10-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By sheddle

I'm more mystified that you have a Schwinn...

I'm more mystified that you have a Schwinn Aluminum with intact decals. I think those bikes had the flakiest decals in the history of the cycling industry.
09-09-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 58,626
Views: 8,592,849
Posted By sheddle

edit) bike removed because I want it and am...

edit) bike removed because I want it and am contacting the seller, stay tuned :D
09-09-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 58,626
Views: 8,592,849
Posted By sheddle

Just an update on that Concorde, it's PRX...

Just an update on that Concorde, it's PRX (heavier tubeset intended for use on bad road conditions, allegedly stood for "Paris Roubaix")and not SLX. Combined with the full Mavic group, including the...
09-09-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 58,626
Views: 8,592,849
Posted By sheddle

A bit much on the price (I'd pounce on it at $750...

A bit much on the price (I'd pounce on it at $750 or so) but this is an absolute beauty, and Mavic groups always tend to go for quite a bit.

Also: brased-on numberplate tabs: always cool.


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