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02-04-20, 10:40 PM
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Posted By Hobbiano

What? No pictures?

What? No pictures?
01-18-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By Hobbiano

Sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do.

Sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do.
01-18-20, 12:38 PM
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Views: 44,383
Posted By Hobbiano

Early to mid '60s Goya G30 classical. ...

Early to mid '60s Goya G30 classical.


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01-18-20, 12:24 PM
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Views: 44,383
Posted By Hobbiano

'67 bird. Purchased new in '67 by my brother. He...

'67 bird. Purchased new in '67 by my brother. He sold it to me around 1980.
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01-17-20, 11:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By Hobbiano

You might want to disassemble the helicomatic...

You might want to disassemble the helicomatic hubs and if the cones and races are in good condition go ahead and overhaul them and use them. The cones seem to go first and replacements are difficult...
01-14-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,003
Posted By Hobbiano

The 760 & 770 had a different frame then the 560....

The 760 & 770 had a different frame then the 560. In '86 the 560 had a main triangle of Reynolds 531 and forks and stays of chrome moly. The 760 and 770 had 531 main tubes, fork, and stays. In '86...
01-11-20, 09:55 AM
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Views: 44,383
Posted By Hobbiano

Love the finish on that Guild!

Love the finish on that Guild!
01-10-20, 07:02 PM
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Views: 44,383
Posted By Hobbiano

Umm, i had to research that. Apparently, the "7up...

Umm, i had to research that. Apparently, the "7up green was more of a candy green (than Sherwood green metallic) used on some Eric Clapton strats in the late 80's and early 90's like the pictures I...
01-08-20, 11:03 PM
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Views: 44,383
Posted By Hobbiano

Just did a quick search and it seems this is...

Just did a quick search and it seems this is likely a Univox Hi-Flier Phase four model from around 1977. If the pickups aren't dead I should be able to make a decent player out of it. It does have a...
01-08-20, 09:31 PM
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Views: 44,383
Posted By Hobbiano

This might be vintage. I found it street side on...

This might be vintage. I found it street side on garbage day on the way to work. Needs a few repairs....
01-04-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,050
Posted By Hobbiano

These guys. Nina and Andy. Three surgeries in...

These guys. Nina and Andy. Three surgeries in 2019. Andy had emergency surgery for an intestinal blockage twice (a giant acorn, both times) and Nina had a mast cell tumor removed behind her left ear....
11-29-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,785
Posted By Hobbiano

What I would do, even before trying any rust...

What I would do, even before trying any rust remover solution, would be to scrape and/ or wire brush the various problem areas, to try to determine the worst spot, as far as depth of rust and...
09-19-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,159
Posted By Hobbiano

Boulder bicycle has the cones. 14.50/pr....

Boulder bicycle has the cones. 14.50/pr. Sometimes they have the cups.

Found More! Campagnolo Vintage Rear Cone Pair NOS - fits Campy Nuovo Record and Victory and others...
08-31-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By Hobbiano

Thanks Kurt. It seems the seatstay bridge and...

Thanks Kurt. It seems the seatstay bridge and chainstay bridge are also different then the Equipe. And in at least one picture I found, the Equipe had a front derailleur braze on and the Project bike...
08-31-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By Hobbiano

Rear triangle, fork crown, & fork end. ...

Rear triangle, fork crown, & fork end.
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08-20-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,872
Posted By Hobbiano

Beautiful bike and nice pictures. Especially like...

Beautiful bike and nice pictures. Especially like the first one.
08-19-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,872
Posted By Hobbiano

That's looking great. Mine has the 600 crank. The...

That's looking great. Mine has the 600 crank. The 720 came with the Sugino AT so maybe you got an upgrade.

My 620 looks just like yours except it's a 19" frame instead of a 21" which is my normal...
08-02-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,872
Posted By Hobbiano

I like the Park tool tutorials. Here's one that...

I like the Park tool tutorials. Here's one that should work, even though it is for indexed shifting, That shouldn't matter.

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/rear-derailleur-adjustment
07-31-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,872
Posted By Hobbiano

Good to know.

Good to know.
07-31-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,872
Posted By Hobbiano

It's roller bearings.

It's roller bearings.
07-26-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,872
Posted By Hobbiano

You may want to get a long handled pedal wrench,...

You may want to get a long handled pedal wrench, if you don't already have one. It's a good idea to overhaul the pedals too. The left side pedal has left hand thread. Pedals are often skipped when...
07-25-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,872
Posted By Hobbiano

Your pictures at the top of this thread are...

Your pictures at the top of this thread are really nice. The bike looks nearly new! It must not have been ridden very much. Awesome that the axle cones are still in good shape.
07-23-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,872
Posted By Hobbiano

Not really weighted, just not symmetrical around...

Not really weighted, just not symmetrical around the pedal spindle. If you turn the pedal so it's vertical, instead of horizontal, you can see there's more material on one side of the axle than the...
07-21-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,872
Posted By Hobbiano

That looks great! I picked up an '84 620 and an...

That looks great! I picked up an '84 620 and an '83 720 recently. Job number one: Overhaul the hubs.
07-09-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Hobbiano

Here's mine. 1984 760 LE. Thats what they called...

Here's mine. 1984 760 LE. Thats what they called the one with the Victory components. Bought this bike new in the box around '85. Rode it heavily for about ten years. Great bike. Finally had to have...
07-09-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,554
Posted By Hobbiano

When I was younger, I had mine set at 28-1/4"....

When I was younger, I had mine set at 28-1/4". Over the years I gradually lowered it to 27". Whats going on here? Am I shrinking?
07-09-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,554
Posted By Hobbiano

If you're 5-8 with a 30" inseam meaning pants...

If you're 5-8 with a 30" inseam meaning pants inseam, it should fit well. I'm your size and I set the saddle at 27" from center of crank to top of saddle measured along center line of the seat tube....
07-09-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,554
Posted By Hobbiano

Should fit him well. He said he was 5'-8". The...

Should fit him well. He said he was 5'-8". The next smaller size is 19" and the next larger size is 22.5".
07-09-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,554
Posted By Hobbiano

That does look like an '84. The '83 has a darker...

That does look like an '84. The '83 has a darker color head tube panel and the Trek logo on a panel sticker on the seat tube. The '85 is blue with a rr derailleur cable routed inside the chain stay....
07-08-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,554
Posted By Hobbiano

I think 200 is a fair deal, provided it doesn't...

I think 200 is a fair deal, provided it doesn't have any serious rust issues.
I'm also 5-8 with a 30" inseam and that bike would fit me perfect. That is a 21" frame (seat tube c/t and the top tubes...
06-29-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,268
Posted By Hobbiano

Go get it if it fits you.

Go get it if it fits you.
06-06-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,405
Posted By Hobbiano

I'd keep your wheels, 36/ 40 spokes, sealed hubs,...

I'd keep your wheels, 36/ 40 spokes, sealed hubs, nice rims, made for touring. So what if they're a little heavy? How many lighter, modern wheels will still be in good shape 35
years from now? Maybe...
03-22-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,572
Posted By Hobbiano

I think it's a 58. Measure from center of crank...

I think it's a 58. Measure from center of crank up the center line of the seat tube to right where the aluminum seat post starts and the blue seat tube ends, which should be about level with the top...
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