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10-19-20, 06:50 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

The frame and its price(?) are tall at 61cm and...

The frame and its price(?) are tall at 61cm and $625. This is worth a glance. Motobecane Team Champion with Campy, Mavic and (claimed) Reynolds 753....
10-18-20, 01:33 PM
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Views: 8,593,569
Posted By jamesdak

Small Raleigh Professional for $100 ...

Small Raleigh Professional for $100

https://classifieds.ksl.com/listing/60824163
...
10-14-20, 09:47 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

1961 Holdsworth - $450 (Saginaw)image 11 of 17 ...

1961 Holdsworth - $450 (Saginaw)image 11 of 17
https://images.craigslist.org/00h0h_9WRnM8adeLo_0CI0lN_600x450.jpg
https://images.craigslist.org/00l0l_17pCCCUElZe_0CI0lN_600x450.jpg...
10-14-20, 07:58 PM
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Posted By T.W.O.

I agree that this is a Raleigh Professional. It...

I agree that this is a Raleigh Professional. It looks like a Mark III to me which, if correct, would put it in 1971. Based on the proportions, I would guess it to be a 22 1/2" frame though maybe an...
10-11-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,123
Posted By Smokinapankake

Grail bike acquired!

So after almost 30 years I’ve found myself staring down the barrel of an opportunity to acquire what has been one of my three grail bikes. But let me give a little backstory:
I grew up in West...
10-11-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 152,020
Posted By JaccoW

Spotted this near perfect Mercier mixte in the...

Spotted this near perfect Mercier mixte in the middle of the shopping district this weekend.

Parts looked pretty original.

https://i.imgur.com/mezpr65.jpg
10-10-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 930
Posted By Chombi1

What ever happened to all those millions and...

What ever happened to all those millions and millions of reflectors, dork discs, Campy derailleur adjustment screw horns and turkey levers that the bike industry produced??
Is there some sort of...
10-09-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 658
Posted By MiloFrance

Not many of these around... NOS Bianchi

Only got 2 pics but chatting to my lbs owner about titanium, he pulled this out if a cupboard. 1997. I offered €50 but he wasn't having it.
...
10-09-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,721
Posted By tricky

Novaras. Always well spec'ed and good tubing. ...

Novaras. Always well spec'ed and good tubing.

Performance and Nashbar steel road bikes. I recently found out from this board that some of the Performance frames were built by BMZ in Italy and look...
10-09-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,596
Posted By madpogue

Don't worry, you had it right. Going back at...

Don't worry, you had it right. Going back at least 20 years, :popcorn has always meant simply "this is interesting, I'm gonna grab some popcorn, sit back and watch (read)". Any interpretation...
10-04-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,356
Posted By trailmix

I am waiting until they come back in style. After...

I am waiting until they come back in style. After the marketing hype machine gets through with them they will be called “30er” and they will be hot
10-03-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 726
Posted By repechage

Even as a kid I always did a complete service...

Even as a kid I always did a complete service before I sold a bike off... they always rode so well on that last ride... the final attempt of...
“ don’t sell me off”
10-03-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,926
Posted By merziac

Do it. :thumb: Then they will be complete,...

Do it. :thumb:

Then they will be complete, cool and ready to use or move along easily.

So many of these proprietary pedals laying around rotting for this stupid reason, talk about engineered...
10-03-20, 03:37 AM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,038,598
Posted By ryansu

In my search for an old RockHopper I came across...

In my search for an old RockHopper I came across this and couldn't pass it up, my size, $50, bullmoose bars, thumbies, biplane fork and I have never had a Shogun pass through my hands before....
10-02-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,422
Posted By T-Mar

S/N and most components suggested a 1988-1989...

S/N and most components suggested a 1988-1989 model, so I started going through my old magazines from that era and may have found it. The 1988 Supergo Access Team was lugged, had the extended seat...
10-02-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,076
Posted By Duragrouch

I hope this is helpful. I also live in...

I hope this is helpful.

I also live in Seattle in a community living environment and face the same issues. My solution: A "skinny" table, 18" deep front-to-back, 60" wide, 29" height to surface,...
10-02-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,076
Posted By tricky

Yes, agreed. I still respect the shop, things...

Yes, agreed. I still respect the shop, things happen. I wish they would have owned up initially, but I could see how this could all happen. I suspect/hope whatever mechanic did this is getting some...
10-02-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,076
Posted By SurferRosa

Yes. But surely, an anomaly. Doesn't change...

Yes. But surely, an anomaly. Doesn't change anything for me.
10-01-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 796,798
Posted By schind1324

My Two Classic rides

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1200/img_5838_e4390a6185ec37836d9865887913c7b50831a093.jpg
The bicycle as received from my father the original owner. A 1982 Raleigh...
09-28-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,076
Posted By RobbieTunes

Super. +1 You never know, they may call...

Super.

+1
You never know, they may call you when that 531 Motobecane shows up as a possible trade-in....

I love a happy ending.
09-27-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,301
Posted By T-Mar

No. Nashbar called this design "tri-lateral" and...

No. Nashbar called this design "tri-lateral" and the examples that have surfaced have a S/N format consistent with Maruishi. Shogun used numerous sources and out of the hundreds of samples I've...
09-26-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,229
Posted By ryansu

sheddle I have some mismatched SPDs a bit...

sheddle I have some mismatched SPDs a bit scurffy yours for the picking up (West Seattle) message if interested
...
09-25-20, 12:06 PM
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Views: 8,593,569
Posted By spank226

The colors... OH MY EYES!

https://images.craigslist.org/00d0d_2LWGPXasdBs_1ck0N6_1200x900.jpg
https://images.craigslist.org/01010_2HFqDLhl6nH_0TK1ck_1200x900.jpg

remarkable shape for the vintage and the colors don't get...
09-24-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 141,253
Posted By Glennfordx4

They got to be original, as I picked up the exact...

They got to be original, as I picked up the exact bike ( not as nice as yours though ) and it has the same wheels and hubs, one of the rims have been relaced at one point. Also the Front Tire is a...
09-23-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,019
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

OMG, thoughts n' prayers. I'm so relieved you...

OMG, thoughts n' prayers. I'm so relieved you made it back home alive. I understand Seattle is not just anarchy, but an Anarchy Jurisdiction.

If you'll excuse me now, I am going to eat a plate...
09-23-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,455
Posted By rjhammett

They can be found for cheap. I picked up my...

They can be found for cheap. I picked up my daughter's SBDU for not too much. It didn't have any decals or headbadge, just a nice white bike. As I was putting it in my car I saw the SBxxxx serial...
09-23-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,019
Posted By Dfrost

Fenders could be going fast! If you have...

Fenders could be going fast!

If you have trouble finding new fenders, we still have quite a few used left over from the Bike Works Warehouse Sale last Sunday.

https://bikeworks.org
09-23-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,141
Posted By 52telecaster

i just massaged an old schwinn service bike with...

i just massaged an old schwinn service bike with a basket back in to rideable shape for a friend. It sucks to ride but she was thrilled.
09-22-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7,546
Views: 1,963,053
Posted By victorm

92 Stumpy

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/3388cb6d_e768_44f5_a717_f8a086518fe1_e631f71081d38635b11004665f1057918c32d7bd.jpeg...
09-22-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,392
Posted By P!N20

I think they should have stuck with 'ensemble'. ...

I think they should have stuck with 'ensemble'.

https://www.velo-pages.com/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=7010&g2_serialNumber=2
09-22-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,301
Posted By nomadmax

I always like the Nashbar Alpha Road series. Kind...

I always like the Nashbar Alpha Road series. Kind of a poor man's Colnago Equilateral.

...
09-21-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 486
Posted By polymorphself

Wanted pedals - Ended up with a PX-10

Due to my French pedal woes recently I decided to hop online and see if I could find a ratty old French bike for $20 to take the pedals off of for a build. One of the first things I saw listed was a...
09-21-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 743
Posted By gugie

I think "ride it like you stole it" is the...

I think "ride it like you stole it" is the appropriate thing to say here.
09-21-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 58,631
Views: 8,593,569
Posted By Clang

1986 Bridgestone MB-2 - $100 (Minneapolis, MN) ...

1986 Bridgestone MB-2 - $100 (Minneapolis, MN)

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/343222587126622/
...
09-21-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,076
Posted By Drillium Dude

I'm local, have a concrete floor in my large work...

I'm local, have a concrete floor in my large work area and possess skills/tools/experience. Hit me up via PM if you need maintenance assist :)

DD
09-21-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,076
Posted By tricky

I am certain it is. I am making some assumptions...

I am certain it is. I am making some assumptions here, but R&E seem to be in the OP's orbit. I think the OP is trying to not besmirch the reputation of the shop until the final conclusion of this...
09-21-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,076
Posted By daka

"It was like that when you brought it in here" is...

"It was like that when you brought it in here" is how Bart Simpson would address making that mistake and shows a similar level of maturity on the part of the mechanics that worked on your bike.
...
09-21-20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,076
Posted By bulgie

Question unrelated to solving your problem (I'm...

Question unrelated to solving your problem (I'm just curious): Is it a 1974 Super Tourer? If so, one of the coolest bikes of its type ever! Always rare even back then, and super rare now. To find...
09-21-20, 12:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,301
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Performance bikes .... get no respect?

Performance brand bikes seem to get less love around here than generic cola at a party! Anyways I just bought this Performance Focus a few days ago:
...
09-21-20, 12:08 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,076
Posted By cudak888

The Park 100-3C/5C clamp can distribute some...

The Park 100-3C/5C clamp can distribute some serious pressure, but it's also designed to deliver that pressure evenly with its curved surfaces, even if the rubber jaws are worn out. Enough so that I...
09-20-20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,076
Posted By conspiratemus1

1). Express your concerns to the business owner...

1). Express your concerns to the business owner in writing, documenting all conversations you have had with him and his employees. Stick to the facts and state what you want him to do to restore you,...
09-20-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,076
Posted By obrentharris

Be firm. Ask them to show you that the dents...

Be firm. Ask them to show you that the dents don't line up with the clamps on their repair stands. They should either be happy to oblige or they are less stellar than you think they are.

The good...
09-20-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,076
Posted By canklecat

BTW, regarding your photos, time stamped is okay...

BTW, regarding your photos, time stamped is okay (we did that in the film days for safety and health inspections), but metadata is better. If you photographed it before the damage using a digital...
09-20-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,076
Posted By jackbombay

You should put some cosmetic dents in their bikes...

You should put some cosmetic dents in their bikes and see how they respond!
09-20-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,076
Posted By scarlson

I would ride it. I don't think it'll let you...

I would ride it. I don't think it'll let you down.

And re: frame blocks, I would try something else first. It's the seat tube, so you have access to one end!

Take out the seatpost, turn a...
09-20-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,076
Posted By machinist42

Does The Bailiff Wield A Frame Pump?

There's "Bike Court" in the PNW now??? Damn. I really have to consider relocating...

You may be averse to conflict in person, but you seem fine in writing. Why not play to your strength, and put...
09-20-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,076
Posted By jackbombay

I got it from the dump because it had been hit by...

I got it from the dump because it had been hit by a car in a garage as far as I could tell, and the bulldozer at the dump pushed it up onto the metal pile, whole rear triangle was trash and the top...
09-20-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,076
Posted By merziac

They may be adamant but are absolutely remiss for...

They may be adamant but are absolutely remiss for not pointing this out at check in and then before starting the work, I would not have put this in a stand if it was like that.

If they are so sure...
09-20-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,076
Posted By polymorphself

Sounds like you're on the right track. Please let...

Sounds like you're on the right track. Please let us know how it goes, I'm interested to find out.
09-20-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,076
Posted By branko_76

Anybody who would clamp a vintage bike by the...

Anybody who would clamp a vintage bike by the seat tube wouldn't have the intelligence to clamp it correctly.

I wonder if the clamp was setup for a seatpost and the doofus didn't adjust it for the...
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