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06-26-20, 06:55 AM
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Posted By dailycommute

From vintage trek SN area, assume it is 1980/81...

From vintage trek SN area, assume it is 1980/81 produced offsite

Serial numbers beginning with M or N (41X and 61X bikes or frames) seem to have a different meaning for what normally is the year...
05-28-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 837
Posted By dailycommute

Yes, nice frame I posted to looking for one of...

Yes, nice frame I posted to looking for one of these some days ago to try and not be tempted. The seller is knowledgeable about what he sells but does not tend to negotiate much. I am a bit surprised...
Replies: 22
Views: 1,351
Posted By dailycommute

That is a 58cm but fuji measures to top of seat...

That is a 58cm but fuji measures to top of seat lug so they run a bit small, I have 84 58cm the sweet spot rider height is about 5'10+ at 6 even mine is a bit small for over 2 hour rides.
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Views: 1,382
Posted By dailycommute

Could not find any actual confirmation but that...

Could not find any actual confirmation but that 2013 thread seemed to indicate cyclesmiths painted more than one which would indicate some type of semi organized effort.. Your SN is very close to the...
05-14-20, 08:07 AM
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Posted By dailycommute

Fuso Lux on ebay ending Sunday with current low...

Fuso Lux on ebay ending Sunday with current low bids. Caveat poor pics, seller with 0 feedback who says will "ship" via USPS large box @ $21.10!!!!!!! Hate to see the pack job on that one, but if you...
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Views: 1,382
Posted By dailycommute

Up on ebay, guess Dave Moulton confirmed it is a...

Up on ebay, guess Dave Moulton confirmed it is a copy/counterfeit. Apparently there are several of these spotted over the years and he commented ...
Replies: 23
Views: 1,382
Posted By dailycommute

Would love to see a picture, I have no idea on SN...

Would love to see a picture, I have no idea on SN but wonder the "T" is some connection to Dave Tesch? He would have been active in SoCal around the time of Dave Moulton though the SN would not seem...
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Views: 727
Posted By dailycommute

Wowza

Wowza
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Posted By dailycommute

500 series had same color that year, that would...

500 series had same color that year, that would be my guess based on rear wheel spacing to seat tube. Even in that fuzzy pic appears to be probably be mixed parts over time (mismatch wheelset for...
05-10-20, 04:45 PM
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Posted By dailycommute

Not much catches my eye anymore but this Serotta...

Not much catches my eye anymore but this Serotta Atlanta (https://maine.craigslist.org/bik/d/portland-serotta-atlanta-colorado/7121372365.html)did. Not a steal but not very common.
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03-12-20, 10:13 AM
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Posted By dailycommute

6 months sober next week.... drinking St Pauli NA...

6 months sober next week.... drinking St Pauli NA here and there, one of the better NAs but man I do miss the Schlitz!!!!!!!!
03-12-20, 10:06 AM
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Views: 1,358
Posted By dailycommute

Love these early trek frames.

Love these early trek frames.
03-12-20, 10:01 AM
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Posted By dailycommute

jimi h. is that you?

jimi h. is that you?
03-12-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,518
Posted By dailycommute

Had a similar satori moment 4 years ago and that...

Had a similar satori moment 4 years ago and that was the last time and market was not shot. Just not worth shipping whole bikes anymore unless you have something highly desirable or nothing better to...
02-14-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By dailycommute

Rode a 500 tri for a few years and would do long...

Rode a 500 tri for a few years and would do long rides but not really a touring geometry. 28 is the max and I don't think you could even get fenders under that.
01-24-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,120
Posted By dailycommute

The derailleur does look a bit off, but when I...

The derailleur does look a bit off, but when I picked up my 85 T700 the superplate was mounted similarly, I just adjusted it level and rode it hundreds of miles. Then got a bit paranoid as believe it...
01-17-20, 04:06 PM
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Views: 2,440
Posted By dailycommute

I enjoy gravel grinding mine like bikemigs (1993)...

I enjoy gravel grinding mine like bikemigs (1993) in warm months on forest roads and mellow single track. That tru temper ox is built like a tank and just cool to have the last lugged USA built. They...
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Views: 1,399
Posted By dailycommute

There was a mint late 80s ST1000 on CL here last...

There was a mint late 80s ST1000 on CL here last spring that languished....started at 595 and last list was 325 before it disappeared. Had full on racks, panniers and brooks included. Was tempted...
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Views: 8,250
Posted By dailycommute

Those seem like pretty good seller side sale...

Those seem like pretty good seller side sale prices actually. It has been almost 2 years since I flipped anything but it was sub 200 back then for nice vintage riders that had been...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,242
Posted By dailycommute

Reminds me a of 83 4xx model, the japanese...

Reminds me a of 83 4xx model, the japanese produced version. Had one a few years back with similar look/build. Sold for 100 back when mkt was first tanking, no idea of current value.
12-07-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,097
Posted By dailycommute

Overall ebay seems in decline, their dropping...

Overall ebay seems in decline, their dropping earnings seem to back that up. Still useful to find the occasional good deal as a buyer on lightly used things (got a great deal on my preferred...
11-27-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By dailycommute

If you see the g then definitely a pre 80 TX700....

If you see the g then definitely a pre 80 TX700. Somebody worked on it since that era did not have water bottle bosses or bb cable guide. The fork would not have bosses. Maybe try to figure out the...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,125
Posted By dailycommute

Looks like seller is down to 150, a buy if it...

Looks like seller is down to 150, a buy if it fits as is a very small frame. They are very nice, race geometry bikes. Man, just when you think the bike market cannot slip lower, has been posted for...
11-20-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,414
Posted By dailycommute

Last whole bike I sold on ebay was similar, great...

Last whole bike I sold on ebay was similar, great deal on nice looking moto. It had fenders attached and after the buyer received it he sent me a ebay message saying that once reassembled one fender...
11-13-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,414
Posted By dailycommute

The algorithms seem to favor "featured" listings,...

The algorithms seem to favor "featured" listings, but when looking for specific items I find just browsing the sub categories page by page works best, listing by most recent. I stopped selling there...
11-11-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,273
Posted By dailycommute

ehh, zombies everywhere man, esp in the "smart"...

ehh, zombies everywhere man, esp in the "smart" phone era. My fav is the one handed, against traffic biker looking at the phone in other hand....but regarding the Fuso I have yet to find a rider that...
11-05-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 990
Posted By dailycommute

Picked up the 78 version f/f project from sloar a...

Picked up the 78 version f/f project from sloar a few years back, these late 1970s ishiwata treks are way underrated. I built it fixed gear for commuting duty but have been thinking about swapping it...
06-10-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,660
Posted By dailycommute

Def the shimano super plate rear, not sure why it...

Def the shimano super plate rear, not sure why it is mounted so vertical but I would remove it, check condition, then either remount more horizontal or replace. That freewheel has a 34t ring, so if...
06-10-19, 06:13 AM
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Views: 9,010,539
Posted By dailycommute

Lugged Lemond

Crap pics but assume this Maine CL offering (https://maine.craigslist.org/bik/d/yarmouth-lemond-steel-road-bike-60cm/6907585561.html) is probably late 80s Billato produced frame and then at some...
06-08-19, 06:46 AM
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Views: 2,660
Posted By dailycommute

The 1985 and 1986 t700 is a true full on tourer....

The 1985 and 1986 t700 is a true full on tourer. Never will have the same mythos of trek 720 or miyata 1000, but having seen multiple mid 80s tourers I can easily say the 85/86 t700 (only years they...
04-12-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,477
Posted By dailycommute

Well we all know the women are smarter! Enjoy the...

Well we all know the women are smarter! Enjoy the ride, always love the custom Japanese work and that one is unique, that era of dura ace is probably my favorite.
04-09-19, 07:51 AM
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Posted By dailycommute

Interesting JP Weigle framset...

Interesting JP Weigle framset (https://maine.craigslist.org/bik/d/portland-vintage-steel-for-all-budgets/6859248423.html) in Portland ME--note the track dropouts with derailleur hanger! Love that...
03-15-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,164
Posted By dailycommute

hey, cool huh? You should report this one to...

hey, cool huh? You should report this one to vintage trek, it sounds like it may have been built offsite similar to reported 510s. Check the exceptions section of the SN area.

B. Serial numbers...
03-05-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By dailycommute

In a pinch I have trimmed longer spokes with a...

In a pinch I have trimmed longer spokes with a cable cutter and used it, this being Jamaica that is what I would do. The beater bike I used when near Negril for a week had much bigger issues but I...
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Views: 1,289
Posted By dailycommute

Sought after frames but this one appears to have...

Sought after frames but this one appears to have some bubbling rust, at least under the top seat lug it looks pretty crusty, hows does the BB rust look? Could just be it spent its life in HI and salt...
03-03-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,200
Posted By dailycommute

The lugged 90s MTB 9xx are rock solid and...

The lugged 90s MTB 9xx are rock solid and excellent for casual gravel riding or mellow single track. 1993 was the last lugged year with true temper os tubeset if possible find the lower 930 with the...
02-23-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,175
Posted By dailycommute

hey, well it is long gone but I want to say it...

hey, well it is long gone but I want to say it was a 30.0 post, odd size for sure. I would contact Giant directly as they used to have all the old catalogs online but do not see them listed anymore.
02-11-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,723
Posted By dailycommute

I run a replacement modern sun cr18 on my fuso,...

I run a replacement modern sun cr18 on my fuso, laced to the original tri color hub after cracking the original araya designed for lighter weight riders. At 190lbs rider weight it was recommended as...
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Views: 2,617
Posted By dailycommute

Looks like a project bike so sounds like you...

Looks like a project bike so sounds like you should pass, not a bad price for SF though. The frame is one of the nicest Japanese produced touring frames you will find though underrated and not well...
02-01-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,004
Posted By dailycommute

If the RD is still in good shape that is a good...

If the RD is still in good shape that is a good deal. As noted above they can be a crapshoot riding......but I have put hundreds of miles on a superplate (touring t700) through multiple roads (sandy,...
01-27-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,383
Posted By dailycommute

Do you have a box yet? That 25+in bike will push...

Do you have a box yet? That 25+in bike will push oversize depending on your box. You can get the bigger box and cut it down/fold/tape the seams as needed. 100 is fair depending on your time if you...
Replies: 47
Views: 5,343
Posted By dailycommute

Cool thread, thanks for the pics of the 1983 team...

Cool thread, thanks for the pics of the 1983 team 170! Seems like an unknown value on this, even with repaint********** I would not sell it for less than 2k on ebay or 1500 sale on this forum if were mine...
Replies: 17
Views: 2,315
Posted By dailycommute

135mm / 48 drill sounds like the classic tour...

135mm / 48 drill sounds like the classic tour hubs. I have a set of KISS that are also 135 but the are not avaialable in 48 drill....PW support will tell you right away if the hubs can be converted,...
12-20-18, 08:59 AM
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Views: 1,476
Posted By dailycommute

A dumpster to throw out all the xmas crap.....

A dumpster to throw out all the xmas crap.....
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Posted By dailycommute

Looks like a 1978 510 (if riveted head...

Looks like a 1978 510 (if riveted head badge)...have a 24in same in the keeper fleet. If it fits they are excellent, but underrated, frames.
Replies: 21
Views: 1,640
Posted By dailycommute

Unfortunately the CV market is down but part...

Unfortunately the CV market is down but part prices are up....so a lot of flippers strip bikes and sell the parts/frame separate as sometimes they are the most valuable and you end up with nice...
11-28-18, 11:47 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,290
Posted By dailycommute

Gave up the bike buying over the last 2 years,...

Gave up the bike buying over the last 2 years, maybe one project a year but even that has ended. Still love riding/commuting but got burned out on saving/rehabbing CV bikes.

As bike flipping waned...
11-21-18, 03:22 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,480
Posted By dailycommute

The parent company has been on a buying binge...

The parent company has been on a buying binge that is now bust as debt servicing rises, typical in low rate debt cycle that has reversed. That game works so long as rates keep falling and the...
11-21-18, 11:07 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,480
Posted By dailycommute

Global economy is at tail end of 10 year debt...

Global economy is at tail end of 10 year debt binge and many are leveraged to the hilt. Rising rates/borrowing costs are going to wipe out a lot more than just Performance/Nashbar.
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