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07-06-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 184,527
Posted By romperrr

Anyone is Seattle willing to help me facilitate a...

Anyone is Seattle willing to help me facilitate a bike to the midwest? I'll dedicate my first ride to you! The bike is on the south side of Seattle.
07-06-20, 12:16 PM
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Views: 8,221,964
Posted By romperrr

Wow, this is a dream bike for me. Are you willing...

Wow, this is a dream bike for me. Are you willing to facilitate? I'd make happy to compensate you for your troubles.
07-06-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,279
Posted By romperrr

Hello all, the coveted crap container. I had some...

Hello all, the coveted crap container. I had some computer/phone issues come up recently that I had to attend to. The box will be on its way shortly.

Thanks!
06-22-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 57,007
Views: 8,221,964
Posted By romperrr

Facilitator in Seattle?

sheddle or anyone else near seattle willing to facilitate? I'm been looking for this exact bike for a long, long time.

Thank you!
06-22-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,279
Posted By romperrr

Just checked the tracking on USPS, it is still on...

Just checked the tracking on USPS, it is still on it's way. Will post when received. I am eager for the crap that will befall me.
06-05-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By romperrr

I have the crankset, PM with what you're looking...

I have the crankset, PM with what you're looking to spend.
06-04-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 57,007
Views: 8,221,964
Posted By romperrr

24" Raleigh Gran Prix Frame - $100

https://detroit.craigslist.org/wyn/bik/d/detroit-1973-raleigh-gran-sport-245/7125056417.html

Not the prettiest belle at the ball, but the seller says they're willing to negotiate on price.
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05-29-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 545,577
Posted By romperrr

I have a few frames I'd like to trade. Are people...

I have a few frames I'd like to trade. Are people still using the spreadsheet associated with this thread on the first post?
05-20-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,416
Posted By romperrr

Well I wasn't wondering until now! Jeez... Jokes...

Well I wasn't wondering until now! Jeez... Jokes aside, I did just pull a set of Galli levers out of my parts bin so if anyone does find suitable replacement hoods, kindly let a fellow BF'er know
05-19-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,279
Posted By romperrr

Hail Master O' Crap! We are willing subjects in...

Hail Master O' Crap! We are willing subjects in your Kingdom of Krap. Thank your for your esteemed guidance.
05-18-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By romperrr

I'm interested. Can you send more pictures of the...

I'm interested. Can you send more pictures of the brake track? How much life is left on these rims?
05-14-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,619
Posted By romperrr

I love how this thread started as what might have...

I love how this thread started as what might have been thinly-veiled advertising and detoured into an interesting session on boutique Italian builders.
05-14-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 512
Posted By romperrr

Your build looks top notch: good cable length,...

Your build looks top notch: good cable length, top class parts; great job! I love the Pewter Treks too. My daily rider is a 613 a few years younger than yours. That's some tire clearance. Enjoy it.
05-13-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,315
Posted By romperrr

From my limited knowledge, stuck cranks are a...

From my limited knowledge, stuck cranks are a result of over torquing not seized interfaces so I don't think grease would help. Others may disagree and I believe Phil Wood recommends greasing their...
05-13-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 2,254,914
Posted By romperrr

Scroll up a little bit and you'll see it's...

Scroll up a little bit and you'll see it's flattened by design. Made me scratch my head at first too.
05-13-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 2,254,914
Posted By romperrr

Scroll up a little bit and you'll see it's...

Scroll up a little bit and you'll see it's flattened by design. Made me scratch my head at first too.
05-11-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 91,853
Posted By romperrr

Hello! I would like to be added to the list. I...

Hello! I would like to be added to the list. I have much crap to give. I've been on the list before, I don't remember if I need to state anything else in this message besides my desire to be on.
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05-08-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 957
Posted By romperrr

Anyone have a way to tell if an ofmega/avocet...

Anyone have a way to tell if an ofmega/avocet crank has a proprietary or ISO taper?
05-04-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,049
Posted By romperrr

In other image upload concerns, I can no longer...

In other image upload concerns, I can no longer copy and paste an image into my reply. I get a prompt that says my reply is too many characters. Anyone else having this issue?
05-04-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,114
Posted By romperrr

If you do want to ride it in the street and not...

If you do want to ride it in the street and not drill the fork crown, I've seen clamp on brakes for this very purpose. Dia-compe makes a set
04-29-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By romperrr

Worthwhile considerations. Thanks for sharing. I...

Worthwhile considerations. Thanks for sharing. I guess it's time to repack some bearings! I appreciate the suggestion of using white lithium grease. One thing I'm wondering is how one would be able...
04-29-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By romperrr

+1 for Phil Wood bb's, especially for touring as...

+1 for Phil Wood bb's, especially for touring as they are overbuilt and therefore very reliable in addition to being adjustable as mentioned above.
04-28-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 57,007
Views: 8,221,964
Posted By romperrr

Schwinn Voyageur 11.8 Touring Bicycle - $150

Hoods are in rough shape, everything else looks in at least decent shape to my eyes. Listed as 23 inch, which looks right to me.
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04-21-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 37,583
Posted By romperrr

Very simple, elegant build. Maybe it's the just...

Very simple, elegant build. Maybe it's the just camera but those angles look slack!
04-17-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,519
Posted By romperrr

Sounds like a great way to spend this time PB,...

Sounds like a great way to spend this time PB, nice work on the saddle bag.



Nice catch, now I can't unsee that
04-17-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By romperrr

Not something you see everyday. Nice bike! Top...

Not something you see everyday. Nice bike! Top tube makes it attractive for a drop bar conversion, at least for the size I ride.
04-15-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 769,663
Posted By romperrr

Wow, lovely bike with that two tone paint. I see...

Wow, lovely bike with that two tone paint. I see you gave the cranks a mexico treatment. The modern wheels look great on this frame.
04-13-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,840
Posted By romperrr

Lovely bike, good luck with the restoration

Lovely bike, good luck with the restoration
04-10-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By romperrr

Thanks for the knowledge about Cannondale's divot...

Thanks for the knowledge about Cannondale's divot timeline and the pro-tip, great work on the bike!
04-10-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By romperrr

Hello! Welcome to the forum, see below for the...

Hello! Welcome to the forum, see below for the definitive source of all things Trek. Once you get up to 10 posts, feel free to post pictures of bike.

Vintage Trek Bikes- Information on Steel Road...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-07-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By romperrr

Thanks for everyone's replies thus far. See below...

Thanks for everyone's replies thus far. See below for more pictures. Was definitely in a crash. Franklin Frames looks like they're charge about $140 for steer tube replacement and alignment, which...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-07-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By romperrr

Detroit is correct, nice catch :). Franklin...

Detroit is correct, nice catch :). Franklin Frames in Newark, OH? I'll send them an email, thanks!
Forum: Framebuilders
04-07-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By romperrr

Bent steer tube, repairable?

Hello fellow BF members, I'm considering buying a frame that comes with this bent fork. The frame looks undamaged and it comes with a less desirable, but functional fork. I'm seeking your learned...
04-06-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By romperrr

I can't help either besides wishing you good...

I can't help either besides wishing you good luck. These idiosyncrasies make vintage bikes interesting AND infuriating
04-06-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,645
Posted By romperrr

Thanks for sharing the good news, this makes me...

Thanks for sharing the good news, this makes me so happy
04-04-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By romperrr

whats the "288x2", spoke length x 2...

whats the "288x2", spoke length x 2 cross?
04-04-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 57,007
Views: 8,221,964
Posted By romperrr

Pretty PX10 scrapped up but nervex lugs, nice...

Pretty PX10
scrapped up but nervex lugs, nice albeit unoriginal derailers, strong crank, you'll need new hoods
Good price for the whole package
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04-04-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,147
Posted By romperrr

Excellent job with the build, looks like a lot of...

Excellent job with the build, looks like a lot of fun. I might have an umbrella clamp if you want your pump level with the top tube. Yours for Free.99, let me know and I'll dig around for it.
04-02-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 97,661
Posted By romperrr

A full chrome fork usually gives me pause to...

A full chrome fork usually gives me pause to consider if a fork is a replacement. That model year did come with a full chrome fork though that at least looks similar to the one pictured, so it could...
04-01-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 97,661
Posted By romperrr

If you're just looking for an 80's mtb, there's...

If you're just looking for an 80's mtb, there's likely cheaper options but unlikely to be better options. I commute on that same exact frame, u-brakes and all, and it's a great commuter. Maybe you...
03-31-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,489
Posted By romperrr

I'd love to know more about this and maybe a...

I'd love to know more about this and maybe a picture or two of the freewheel?

Thanks
03-31-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By romperrr

Thanks for the all responses, y'all!

Thanks for the all responses, y'all!
03-30-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By romperrr

Recommended Online Shops

All my local bikes shops are closed due to the recent emergency order in my state. Seeking some 7 speed chains, chain breaker, and other sundry bits. Any recommendations for a online retailer? Please...
03-30-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,264
Posted By romperrr

I'd love to know more about this fork, it's badass

I'd love to know more about this fork, it's badass
03-30-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 57,007
Views: 8,221,964
Posted By romperrr

What kind of brakes are those? Some anniversary...

What kind of brakes are those? Some anniversary set?
03-30-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By romperrr

WoWoW that wheelbase, looks super comfortable....

WoWoW that wheelbase, looks super comfortable. Nice build up. I've been re-configuring may Trek sport tourer with my social distancing time. Pics of that when it's all done.
03-30-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By romperrr

I'll echo jonafd17 question above about the lugs....

I'll echo jonafd17 question above about the lugs. It's a beautiful build, the modern parks look good on the vintage frame thanks in large part to your elegant, simple approach and the vintage...
03-27-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By romperrr

What a coincidence, I just learned about Freddie...

What a coincidence, I just learned about Freddie from CR. Thanks for sharing!
03-22-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,959
Posted By romperrr

Something bike-packing-esqe in Titanium, all the...

Something bike-packing-esqe in Titanium, all the bells and whistles
03-22-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 975
Posted By romperrr

That's a great score. Something tells me you'll...

That's a great score. Something tells me you'll overcome a little bad news and have a really nice riding bike from a respected mark. Cheers!
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