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04-18-17, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,223
Posted By Chris W.

Seatpost, and headset. :D Cheers!

Seatpost, and headset. :D

Cheers!
04-17-17, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,223
Posted By Chris W.

Parting it out!

Frameset still available.
$125 plus actual shipping.

Cheers!
Chris
04-13-17, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,223
Posted By Chris W.

You're at the top of the list If I split it up...

You're at the top of the list If I split it up :thumb:
04-09-17, 09:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,963
Posted By Chris W.

Beautiful bike!!! I always enjoy seeing your...

Beautiful bike!!! I always enjoy seeing your builds :)

Cheers,
Chris
04-08-17, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,223
Posted By Chris W.

Bump for price drop. Will consider splitting the...

Bump for price drop. Will consider splitting the bike up if there is interest in that.

Cheers!
04-02-17, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,223
Posted By Chris W.

88' Centurion Ironman with 8spd Shimergo

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/781/21747395651_dac7154daf_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/z8K64r)IMG_20150926_145419155 (https://flic.kr/p/z8K64r) by Chris Wilson...
03-15-17, 08:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,688
Posted By Chris W.

That is awesome!!! Looking forward to seeing the...

That is awesome!!! Looking forward to seeing the finished build ;)

Cheers!
03-11-17, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,554
Posted By Chris W.

I agree, I think it's a Nukeproof :thumb:

I agree, I think it's a Nukeproof :thumb:
03-06-17, 06:40 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,418
Posted By Chris W.

Good for you!!! Sending lots of good and healing...

Good for you!!! Sending lots of good and healing vibes for the seat post and bike! I have been watching the same model on the local Craigslist for a year now started at $800, now at $450. I Would...
03-04-17, 09:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,597
Posted By Chris W.

Probably my favorite road bike (ever?) :thumb: I...

Probably my favorite road bike (ever?) :thumb: I would encourage anyone to buy one if given a chance. I'm partial to the early ones, mine is a 76' with period correct Phil hubs, T.A. triple, and not...
03-04-17, 09:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,696
Posted By Chris W.

Well done Sir!!! Absolutely beautiful! ...

Well done Sir!!! Absolutely beautiful!

Cheers!
01-22-17, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By Chris W.

First I'd check out your local bike Co-op for...

First I'd check out your local bike Co-op for Weinmann or Dia-Comp levers for upright bars, or look for these.
Tektro FL750 City Brake Levers for 22.2 dia Bars - Levers - Brakes & Parts -...
01-22-17, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,634
Posted By Chris W.

Nice build!!! Thanks for sharing! Cheers, ...

Nice build!!! Thanks for sharing!

Cheers,
Chris
01-22-17, 04:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,183
Posted By Chris W.

Absolutely beautiful bike! Very happy for you! ...

Absolutely beautiful bike! Very happy for you!
Quick question, is the steer tube 1" or 1 1/8"? If 1" are you using a shim in the stem, and how is that working out?

Cheers,
Chris
01-14-17, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6,589
Views: 2,076,618
Posted By Chris W.

And it starts :rolleyes: Research Dynamics...

And it starts :rolleyes:
Research Dynamics Coyote three frame, with a Spinner fork. I have had a hard time finding any information on this frame. It has internal cable routing for the rear brake....
12-25-16, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,913
Posted By Chris W.

Exceedingly cool bike!!! Cheers! Chris

Exceedingly cool bike!!!

Cheers!
Chris
12-25-16, 07:00 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,906
Posted By Chris W.

Nothing really Velo related, but I did very well!...

Nothing really Velo related, but I did very well! Sending this post on my new HP lap top a special gift from my sweetheart. Our family all draw names, so I ended up with some really nice thermal...
12-24-16, 11:06 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,525
Posted By Chris W.

Absolutely beautiful!!! IMHO that is one of the...

Absolutely beautiful!!! IMHO that is one of the finest 650b conversions yet!!! Well done Neal and Mark ;)

Cheers,
Chris
12-23-16, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By Chris W.

I seem to remember the brand name was "Two...

I seem to remember the brand name was "Two Wheeler" and the model was "Stroker". I had a couple of buddies that rode them (I was a Webco, and Redline guy ).

Cheers,
Chris
12-16-16, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,114
Posted By Chris W.

Send an email to Woodrup, Kevin Sayles is really...

Send an email to Woodrup, Kevin Sayles is really good about looking up numbers and getting back to you!
So I just checked there web page, and it's under construction :crash: However, for my last...
12-16-16, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6,589
Views: 2,076,618
Posted By Chris W.

This bike really needs it's own thread! :D

This bike really needs it's own thread! :D
12-15-16, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6,809
Views: 1,646,590
Posted By Chris W.

Tim, the BG is a road bike/650b conversion. My...

Tim, the BG is a road bike/650b conversion. My hope is to mock it up over the holidays, and if it works out, I'll take it apart and have it powdered or painted :D
12-14-16, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6,809
Views: 1,646,590
Posted By Chris W.

Picked up this 94' Breezer earlier this fall....

Picked up this 94' Breezer earlier this fall. Changes will include a shorter stem, riser bars, thumb shifters, and a Brooks saddle ;)
...
12-14-16, 08:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 334
Posted By Chris W.

Anyone know anything about this Research Dyanamics Mountain Bike frame?

Coyote "Three"
This particular one has internal brake routing. Not sure if the "Spinner" fork is original? Very little information on the net? What intrigued me about this frame was the short top...
12-14-16, 06:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,264
Posted By Chris W.

Yet another Centurion Pro-Tour... My 76' with...

Yet another Centurion Pro-Tour...
My 76' with the ultra cool brake bosses :D

https://c3.staticflickr.com/6/5830/21118048674_98d275b46b_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/yb8w8u)IMG_20150926_171233837...
11-12-16, 08:47 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 138,353
Posted By Chris W.

Well done Sir! I've had two Woodrups (one a bit...

Well done Sir! I've had two Woodrups (one a bit big, one a bit small), one day I'll have another ;)

Cheers,
Chris
11-06-16, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By Chris W.

My 89' 950 is 135. Cheers, Chris

My 89' 950 is 135.

Cheers,
Chris
10-16-16, 03:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,816
Posted By Chris W.

I think I would use a P-Clamp before drilling...

I think I would use a P-Clamp before drilling through and through. I wonder if a "Rivnut" would work? I had a 5mm H2o boss brazed on to the bridge, but that's pushing into new paint territory.
...
10-15-16, 10:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,156
Posted By Chris W.

This too will pass (incredibly fast too!). ...

This too will pass (incredibly fast too!).
Cheers,
Chris
10-15-16, 05:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,129
Posted By Chris W.

As per my current fascination with early mountain...

As per my current fascination with early mountain bikes, I would like any or all of the American made mountain bikes from that time ;)

Cheers,
Chris
10-15-16, 05:15 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,156
Posted By Chris W.

Yes, and no. Our youngest of six kids is 19. My...

Yes, and no. Our youngest of six kids is 19. My paycheck has always gone to the family. Bike purchases are done with funds made selling bikes or parts. I also have incredible patience in my old age...
09-26-16, 08:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,193
Posted By Chris W.

Good for you!!! If it were mine, I'd give it the...

Good for you!!! If it were mine, I'd give it the full upright, fendered, IGH treatment! Please post pictures when you're done ;)

Cheers,
Chris
09-23-16, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,408
Posted By Chris W.

Well done Sir! I like that a lot ;) Cheers, ...

Well done Sir! I like that a lot ;)

Cheers,
Chris
09-22-16, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,370
Posted By Chris W.

Ah, the Woodrup, actually it had quite a bit of...

Ah, the Woodrup, actually it had quite a bit of clearance already. What kept me from doing a 650b conversion on it was too much reach for the brakes. It would probably be great for a conversion if...
09-21-16, 08:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,370
Posted By Chris W.

My conversion project sat idle for six or seven...

My conversion project sat idle for six or seven months while I mustered up the courage to do the deed... All's I can say is, just do it!!! ;)

Cheers,
Chris
09-20-16, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,370
Posted By Chris W.

Funny you should ask. I've done two frames, the...

Funny you should ask. I've done two frames, the first was an 86' Rock hopper, this was for practice. The second was a Bruce Gordon Hikari that I'm converting to 650b. Yes, the cheap C-Clamp is...
09-18-16, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,370
Posted By Chris W.

I did pretty much the same thing except I welded...

I did pretty much the same thing except I welded the wedge to the clamp, worked great! I too put a hub in the Dropout's, but did notice that the rear end was tighter after crimping the chainstays...
08-23-16, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6,809
Views: 1,646,590
Posted By Chris W.

Really looking forward to seeing this built up!!!...

Really looking forward to seeing this built up!!!

Cheers,
Chris
08-23-16, 06:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,598
Posted By Chris W.

I mounted some MAFAC Racers'on my Centurion...

I mounted some MAFAC Racers'on my Centurion Pro-Tour, and the fit was great! I changed it back to the Dia-Comp calipers as they looked better, and didn't squeal ;) I definitely think the brazed on...
08-22-16, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6,809
Views: 1,646,590
Posted By Chris W.

Holy crap!!! A lot of cool history going on...

Holy crap!!! A lot of cool history going on there! I am curious about this one (seen it a bunch on Facebook). All the other VVA bikes I've seen had cantilever brakes, I don't see any bosses on this...
08-21-16, 05:13 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 18,331
Posted By Chris W.

Woodrup is still the real deal! I've had a couple...

Woodrup is still the real deal! I've had a couple of them, pretty sure I'll have another before I die 😉
08-21-16, 11:45 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 18,331
Posted By Chris W.

If Mercian, and Bob Jackson are on your short...

If Mercian, and Bob Jackson are on your short list, I would also look at "Woodrup" framesets.

Cheers,
Chris
08-14-16, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 154,158
Posted By Chris W.

Pre War Schwinn

Looking for a 38-41 Schwinn DX frame. I would also consider a later straight bar frame. Have lots of goodies for trade.
Cheers,
Chris
08-14-16, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,112
Posted By Chris W.

PM sent for the Nervar 631 chainset. Cheers, ...

PM sent for the Nervar 631 chainset.
Cheers,
Chris
08-13-16, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,501
Posted By Chris W.

Sure, it's an 89' Japanese frame designed by...

Sure, it's an 89' Japanese frame designed by Bruce Gordon. Found it on eBay. I inquired about the frame, and Mr Gordon said he needed $100 for his time! Being that it was a production frame set, I...
08-11-16, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,501
Posted By Chris W.

Very cool! (I'm in the final stages of...

Very cool! (I'm in the final stages of converting a Bruce Gordon "Hikari" to 650b).

Cheers,
Chris
07-24-16, 04:01 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 27,359
Posted By Chris W.

Beautiful build!!! Hopefully you'll get used to...

Beautiful build!!! Hopefully you'll get used to the stem length, as that plum tape is beautiful!
Cheers,
Chris
07-24-16, 03:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,876
Posted By Chris W.

Doesn't get much better than that!!! (Looking...

Doesn't get much better than that!!! (Looking forward to seeing the build, Sequoia's make great 650b conversions!).
Cheers,
Chris
07-16-16, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By Chris W.

I live 20 miles West of Boise. I have a pretty...

I live 20 miles West of Boise. I have a pretty good idea who your "friends" might be though ;) Are they big into Rivendell's too?
Cheers,
Chris
07-12-16, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 860
Posted By Chris W.

Are the LX hubs 135? The frame will have to be...

Are the LX hubs 135? The frame will have to be cold set from 120 to work.
Cheers,
Chris
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