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09-22-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 374
Posted By Insidious C.

That is a bike that could be a joy to own and to...

That is a bike that could be a joy to own and to ride even with just a freshening up.
09-21-20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By Insidious C.

For some time now I have been unable to browse...

For some time now I have been unable to browse VB. For example if I navigate to categories/brakes I cannot advance beyond the first page.
09-18-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 436
Posted By Insidious C.

That's a great gift. Recommend you surprise gf...

That's a great gift. Recommend you surprise gf with something nice.
09-17-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,087
Posted By Insidious C.

For grins I measured this thumbsrew from a...

For grins I measured this thumbsrew from a Resilion DT shifter. From measurements it looks to be 3/16-32. I wouldn't be surprised if Cyclo Gear used the same screw thread, as both are British and...
09-14-20, 02:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,087
Posted By Insidious C.

I meant 3/16-26, which apparently does not exist....

I meant 3/16-26, which apparently does not exist. :) I incorrectly thought that all sizes of BSC/CEI were 26 TPI (which the larger sizes all are).

I just noticed the BA threads have a 47.5 degree...
09-13-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,087
Posted By Insidious C.

I'm betting it's 3/16-26 British cycle thread,...

I'm betting it's 3/16-26 British cycle thread, but it seems sizes smaller than 5/16 are unobtainium. This supplier (https://www.stainlessmiddleton.co.uk/32912-cycle-cei-26-tpi-bolts-setscrews)...
09-13-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,087
Posted By Insidious C.

Oops. Edited my above post. Not what I meant to...

Oops. Edited my above post. Not what I meant to say. :o
09-12-20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,087
Posted By Insidious C.

I hope the $5 screws you purchased work out. If...

I hope the $5 screws you purchased work out. If not, I would expect BSC 3/16-26 is a strong possibility. BSC (aka CEI) threads are not uncommon on vintage British cycles (pedal or motor).
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By Insidious C.

I sold a really nice and original 87 Master for...

I sold a really nice and original 87 Master for $250 this summer. It was 58cm also. I listed it locally (Portland) for $300 and did not get many inquiries.
08-31-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By Insidious C.

Thanks all for the great info. I am embarrassed...

Thanks all for the great info. I am embarrassed to admit not noticing the stays.

The sticker Charles Wahl posted is what I presumed as well. The 32mm height I measure matches. I feel unsure now...
08-30-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By Insidious C.

Peter Kohler wrote in his blog that the Dunelt...

Peter Kohler wrote in his blog that the Dunelt FdL was a re-badged Phillips. They certainly appear more than just similar. The red Phillips above has shifter braze ons, however, and longer seat stay...
08-28-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 598
Posted By Insidious C.

The wrap around seat stay bridge ought to be a...

The wrap around seat stay bridge ought to be a clue. I don't recall seeing that style before.
08-27-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By Insidious C.

Nice frame, nice components and beautiful...

Nice frame, nice components and beautiful condition. It is going to be a blast to ride!
08-27-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By Insidious C.

Dunelt Fleur de Rouille (Lys)

Looking for thoughts on model year. This rusty Fleur de Lys resembles the other examples that turned up in my web search. The fork crown is different though, and it has a Brampton crankset rather...
08-16-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By Insidious C.

Lygie stamped frame size in inches on BB, twice,...

Lygie stamped frame size in inches on BB, twice, as your frame seems to have.
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By Insidious C.

Fair price in this condition is about $150. Maybe...

Fair price in this condition is about $150. Maybe start higher and see if there is interest. The Sirrus model is popular among some here.
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By Insidious C.

Your pictures were saved to your album. The name...

Your pictures were saved to your album. The name for that part of the frame is chain stay bridge. The damage doesn't look too bad to me. If you have some suitable paint I would first remove any rust...
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By Insidious C.

Assuming you will remove the worst-ever paint,...

Assuming you will remove the worst-ever paint, check for Reynolds marking on bare steel near the top of the blades. You can also look at the forks' rack bosses and see if they look like factory...
08-14-20, 01:06 AM
Replies: 3,593
Views: 315,803
Posted By Insidious C.

Today I whipped together this 78 Raleigh Super GP...

Today I whipped together this 78 Raleigh Super GP from parts I had laying around. The frame was given to me, and in turn I gave the bike and a package of bar tape to a friend. I never used the...
08-10-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 621
Posted By Insidious C.

Better than 19mph average. Assume from dead stop...

Better than 19mph average. Assume from dead stop on 1895 roads on whatever kind a bike a 15 year old could get his hands on back then. Not bad!.
08-09-20, 12:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By Insidious C.

Welcome to BikeForums. This appears to be a...

Welcome to BikeForums. This appears to be a pretty low end bike. Ride it if you like it but there is no upside to refurbishing.

Picture album. (https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/18770382)
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08-07-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By Insidious C.

Thanks for sharing this beauty with us! There are...

Thanks for sharing this beauty with us! There are vintage pictures of Terryn with Merckx on the Classicrendezvous site.
08-04-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By Insidious C.

edit: if noglider doesn't buy it I am interested.

edit: if noglider doesn't buy it I am interested.
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By Insidious C.

In 1999 the 720 model designation was used for...

In 1999 the 720 model designation was used for one of the "Multitrack" hybrid bikes. Does that sound like what you have?
08-03-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Insidious C.

It looks (section and lack of eyelets) like a rim...

It looks (section and lack of eyelets) like a rim from a 90s "cross" bike.
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By Insidious C.

I paid $100 for an '89 in celeste that was mostly...

I paid $100 for an '89 in celeste that was mostly original and rideable but the frame had more rust than typical. I think that was a fair deal but not a great deal. I could see 2X that price if the...
Replies: 21
Views: 813
Posted By Insidious C.

Since you had to lower the saddle I would say...

Since you had to lower the saddle I would say it's not too small to ride. It looks like the handlebar stem is all the way down too. "Slammed," as they say. You may be more comfortable if you raise it...
07-24-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 144
Posted By Insidious C.

who made this cable guide

And/or has anyone seen one on a bike that was not a Allez or Sequoia? I would like to understand if it was a catalog part from a manufacturer of frame parts, a Specialized proprietary part, or...
07-24-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By Insidious C.

They look just like the Carbo Pro model. Anyone...

They look just like the Carbo Pro model. Anyone know the difference?

Cool thing about Deltas is not so many people use them anymore, so you can find them for super cheap. And they look better on...
07-20-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 450
Posted By Insidious C.

This one just came back to me. Shamefully, I have...

This one just came back to me. Shamefully, I have never ridden it any distance.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1439x1029/trek720_ad996fd30ecf4989e0905f79235d5355e04bc137.jpg
07-20-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By Insidious C.

76 Motobecane Grand Touring 23" $80

Posted this a year ago and got zero response. Maybe pandemic will help? Looking for $80 net. Portland OR area.
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07-18-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By Insidious C.

Looks familiar. Early 80s Specialized Allez?

Looks familiar. Early 80s Specialized Allez?
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By Insidious C.

Abbyrd's picture album...

Abbyrd's picture album (https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/18520708).
...
Replies: 17
Views: 716
Posted By Insidious C.

The model name is uo19 and it appears to be...

The model name is uo19 and it appears to be around '79. This style of frame is referred to as "mixte." In my town the value would be around $100 with tube replaced.
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07-08-20, 12:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 952
Posted By Insidious C.

Congrats on your lucky find! What size seatpost...

Congrats on your lucky find! What size seatpost will your Sequoia accept? My 81, 82 and 83 Sequoias all have a 26.6 seatpost. Glad you posted the BB pic which shows under-the-shell cable route used...
07-07-20, 03:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 952
Posted By Insidious C.

It sure looks like a Konno built Sequoia. Info on...

It sure looks like a Konno built Sequoia. Info on the later 81s like Kari 44's is very thin, but the s/n format is that attributed to 3Rensho.
06-30-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By Insidious C.

OP's album...

OP's album (https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/18349909)
...
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By Insidious C.

Please help appraise my 85 Trek 720

I have been talking with a potential buyer and not feeling super confident about knowing the value. What do you think it's worth? Aside from these pics, I have some in this album...
06-22-20, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By Insidious C.

Miyata in-tube cable routing guides

Not sure what they are called. The plastic do-dads that protect the cable housing as it enters and exists the to tube.. Anyways I modeled these in CAD prior to selling a 312 frame. If anyone wants to...
06-13-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,941
Posted By Insidious C.

Bump for updated OP. Two small frames left (until...

Bump for updated OP. Two small frames left (until and unless I add more).
06-09-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By Insidious C.

Scrape the chain stay where you think the crack...

Scrape the chain stay where you think the crack is. That may just be plating separating from the tube.

Seat post- man that is ugly! Remove *all* the paint in that region to see the real extent of...
Replies: 50
Views: 6,846
Posted By Insidious C.

You will get a better response if you start a new...

You will get a better response if you start a new thread. Perhaps someone will help get your pictures, which are uploaded to your album, included. Beautiful Ochsner.
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By Insidious C.

This older topic might be helpful...

This older topic might be helpful (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1074603-any-gary-fisher-experts-building.html), I would say around $100 because it is in nice condition.
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By Insidious C.

Pic assist. ...

Pic assist.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/80_fisher_812b57ade04eb69853091dba29d40bc4a841809d_933e19320348c878798a91c05da117eb8190a48c.jpg
06-05-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By Insidious C.

Have an idea what size tire you want before...

Have an idea what size tire you want before shopping for frames. Some won't fit wide tires. Also wheel diameter- since you are new I will spare the details and just say you probably want 700c.
06-05-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 670
Posted By Insidious C.

If that's a boom era px10 the cable routing was...

If that's a boom era px10 the cable routing was changed too, including stay braze on. I can't tell from the pic- 52telecaster are rear dropouts Simplex?
06-05-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2,393
Views: 781,097
Posted By Insidious C.

I picked this 85 Trek 720 a few months ago. Racks...

I picked this 85 Trek 720 a few months ago. Racks were not included but luckily I had on hand some nice front and rear touring racks (Blackburn and Tubus) and the pictured B17. If I go missing from...
06-04-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,778
Posted By Insidious C.

Welcome to BikeForums yelro . You may wish to...

Welcome to BikeForums yelro . You may wish to start a new topic about your bike (this thread is quite old). Have you see this? (http://cyclespeugeot.web.fc2.com/reminiscence/bsroadman75.htm)
06-03-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,062
Posted By Insidious C.

Stronglight TS is a good fit for this bike.

Stronglight TS is a good fit for this bike.
06-03-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By Insidious C.

It is approx 84 model year. I haven't been able...

It is approx 84 model year. I haven't been able to find model names for these anywhere. A similar one recently posted. https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1201985-what-mercier.html
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