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10-20-19, 11:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 369
Posted By merziac

Do we (you) know the name of this color? On...

Do we (you) know the name of this color?

On this its called "Brewster" green.
...
10-20-19, 11:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 369
Posted By merziac

And again with the 58 and 75 Paramount. ;) ...

And again with the 58 and 75 Paramount. ;)

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10-20-19, 02:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 226
Posted By merziac

You could try and bevel the bottom of the stem to...

You could try and bevel the bottom of the stem to sit down over the bevel of the locknut. I assume you are trying to cover up or lessen the transition that by nature sticks out because of the...
10-19-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 337
Posted By merziac

Welcome to the "Steel is real". Some of...

Welcome to the "Steel is real".

Some of these frames will really speak to you, make you fly, put a huge smile on your face and much more.

Once you have experienced this you will know a whole...
10-19-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,703
Posted By merziac

Love the "steamlined" dropouts they employed with...

Love the "steamlined" dropouts they employed with this, slices right through. :roflmao:
10-19-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By merziac

You can only hit the deck so many times, he's...

You can only hit the deck so many times, he's probably close to the limit by now. :(
10-19-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 337
Posted By merziac

Long day, no correct one's, didn't care, honest...

Long day, no correct one's, didn't care, honest mistake, whatever.

These are great well made frames from a good time in frame production.

Well priced and almost always performed well above...
10-19-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,703
Posted By merziac

That shop would be paying for a spendy trip to...

That shop would be paying for a spendy trip to Marinoni's if it were me. :eek: :mad: ;)
10-19-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,036
Posted By merziac

It's all good, Tx for your dedication and...

It's all good, Tx for your dedication and diligence, "We the willing, doing the impossible......". ;)
10-19-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 114,411
Posted By merziac

They may end up wishing they kept an eye on it...

They may end up wishing they kept an eye on it like you did, it would be far more secure were it me. ;)
10-19-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By merziac

Eddy home and ok.

Thank goodness, hope he's back on the bike soon. ;)
10-19-19, 03:02 PM
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Views: 2,770,798
Posted By merziac

Really, that's cool. Welcome aboard, glad...

Really, that's cool.

Welcome aboard, glad you found us.

Go around, say "Hi" AND comment on threads that interest you for 10 posts.in 2 days.

Then "pics or it didn't happen". ;)
10-19-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 337
Posted By merziac

So, can you tell us the ST ID, OD, and SP size?

So, can you tell us the ST ID, OD, and SP size?
10-18-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,432
Posted By merziac

Jan Heine is making new RH version Nivex RD and...

Jan Heine is making new RH version Nivex RD and shifter like these and rode one on a complete new RH with an original RH FD at PBP, great articles in the current issue of BQ.

I know there are...
10-18-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,432
Posted By merziac

I think that may just be his game face for this,...

I think that may just be his game face for this, even he will have a lot of "fun" on this project and like I said, couldn't be in better hands. ;)
10-18-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 52,481
Views: 7,087,086
Posted By merziac

Very disappointing that a shop thinks this is the...

Very disappointing that a shop thinks this is the way to go on this, they know what they have and chose to crap out on it, lazy, greedy, irresponsible and sad IMO.
:mad:.

Still very cool and were...
10-18-19, 12:41 AM
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Views: 7,087,086
Posted By merziac

Ya think? Good luck ;)

Ya think?

Good luck ;)
10-18-19, 12:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 337
Posted By merziac

Glad you finally said it. ;)

Glad you finally said it. ;)
10-17-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 753
Posted By merziac

Speaking of Dremel's, I find this to be far...

Speaking of Dremel's, I find this to be far better at those jobs needing one.

Harbor Freight, $28 way more power and way more controllable, yes you need a compressor, you have a compressor, right?...
10-17-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,432
Posted By merziac

So cool, flippin amazing. :eek: northbend,...

So cool, flippin amazing. :eek:

northbend, tx for sharing.

Obviously couldn't be in better hands. ;)
10-17-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,703
Posted By merziac

You're welcome, glad you got something out of it...

You're welcome, glad you got something out of it despite my going on and on, sorry for the derail. ;)
10-17-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,703
Posted By merziac

No worries, I do get it, love having this kind of...

No worries, I do get it, love having this kind of exchange, expands the playbook and horizons all at the same time, all good.

Again, I would encourage you to research him before his tenure at Big...
10-17-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,703
Posted By merziac

Well I get it and do agree, he admits it was...

Well I get it and do agree, he admits it was somewhat of a kludge, supposedly built in a day right before the show. I do understand the relationships, he was on board with them from early on when...
10-17-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,322
Posted By merziac

Tx, it's all about the canvas, this was pretty...

Tx, it's all about the canvas, this was pretty nice when it came to me so......
10-17-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,703
Posted By merziac

Agreed, pretty sure this was well before the...

Agreed, pretty sure this was well before the Lotus's were. Shimano tapped him for the introduction of AX, this bike was built for the NY International show and I believe went to Milan as well. Pretty...
10-17-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,322
Posted By merziac

Ditto :thumb: ...

Ditto :thumb:

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10-17-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,024
Posted By merziac

Absolutely, very cool, sorry, was going to circle...

Absolutely, very cool, sorry, was going to circle back, got sidetracked.

No worries on the Miele, be careful, I'm still dealing with a broken arm after a year, seems ok, CT says not fully healed,...
10-17-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,703
Posted By merziac

Links to pics working now. He built custom...

Links to pics working now.

He built custom frames and bikes of all kinds in PDX for 10 years, "Specializing" in touring bikes

His work at Big S was preceded by being friends with Synyard who...
10-17-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,703
Posted By merziac

This was a formative time, a lot going on with...

This was a formative time, a lot going on with several companies dragging their feet, not Shimano.

They tapped Merz to build them a showcase for what they were up to.

Needless to say, he...
10-17-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,024
Posted By merziac

IME there were far fewer high end equipped...

IME there were far fewer high end equipped mixte's in general and the good ones with good parts command a premium. I am on the constant lookout and see very few, I did score a 78 Moto Grand Touring...
10-17-19, 03:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 481
Posted By merziac

And therein lies the rub. Campy is, well...

And therein lies the rub.

Campy is, well Campy, simply no way around it, you always hear " it should be all Campy or it came with X but most people replaced that with Campy".

Don't get me...
10-17-19, 12:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,024
Posted By merziac

Going to jump in again, you seem to have a knack...

Going to jump in again, you seem to have a knack for this, if not a bit overzealous but that can be a good thing and can be tempered with experience moving forward.

That CCM is cool just for being...
10-16-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 516
Posted By merziac

Maybe, no S/N on the NDS DO. :foo:

Maybe, no S/N on the NDS DO. :foo:
10-16-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 153,114
Posted By merziac

Same reason the Pirate used that setup?

Same reason the Pirate used that setup?
10-16-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,322
Posted By merziac

I wouldn't wait if the price is ok, this is a...

I wouldn't wait if the price is ok, this is a find, I would make it so. ;)

This is one of the best colorways in C+V IMO along with the inverse Red with Black which is getting the nod for a future...
10-16-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,322
Posted By merziac

Welcome aboard, glad you found us. :thumb: ...

Welcome aboard, glad you found us. :thumb:

Go around, say "Hi" AND comment on threads that interest you for ten posts, takes 2 days x 5 posts, then "pics or it didn't happen". ;)

No real expert...
10-16-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,840
Posted By merziac

That's ok, not a weight weenie bone in my body. I...

That's ok, not a weight weenie bone in my body. I do value an example that is svelte by nature without mechanical enhancement, they are the most impressive when all the strength is preserved with no...
10-16-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 79,471
Posted By merziac

The main specific to know is that these are...

The main specific to know is that these are fantastic riders and excellent bikes.

Clean it up, ride it around a bit, fall in love, then full meal deal, complete overhaul and detail. ;)
10-16-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,888
Posted By merziac

Same here, the Raleigh was the last one of many...

Same here, the Raleigh was the last one of many that I had stolen over the years, now they are always Fort Knoxed, always.

Had one of my modern Fuji's locked up at the store awhile back, came out...
10-16-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,888
Posted By merziac

Ultimately comes down to statute of limitations....

Ultimately comes down to statute of limitations. I had a bike stolen long ago out of the tavern, cops came right now, hopped in the car with them and went after the thieves who were being somewhat...
10-16-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,140
Posted By merziac

It would be very cool to have a glamour shot of...

It would be very cool to have a glamour shot of that black one flanked by the 2 chrome ones. :love:
10-15-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,289
Posted By merziac

Most excellent!

Most excellent!
10-15-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,840
Posted By merziac

Yep, pretty common, two of my Merz's have 27.0...

Yep, pretty common, two of my Merz's have 27.0 but no drillium. ;)
10-15-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,140
Posted By merziac

My bad, seeing triple. :twitchy: You can...

My bad, seeing triple. :twitchy:

You can stick to your story, but I can guarantee the factory would never mix brakes without some serious special order power and even then I doubt they would do it...
10-15-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,840
Posted By merziac

No worries, as stout as they are they could...

No worries, as stout as they are they could probably do fine with the holes all the way through especially small ones, seems like many have so.........
10-15-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,140
Posted By merziac

Wow, TA triple w/guard x 2. :love:

Wow, TA triple w/guard x 2. :love:
10-15-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,840
Posted By merziac

That SP makes a very brave lad IMO;).

That SP makes a very brave lad IMO;).
10-15-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2,398
Views: 180,449
Posted By merziac

Handlebar setup/position, this is one of those...

Handlebar setup/position, this is one of those things that is very personal both aesthetically and functionally. While yours is not my cup of tea, they always strike me as very cool, love the vibe...
10-14-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 479
Posted By merziac

Still a great score, plenty of history and good...

Still a great score, plenty of history and good here. :thumb:

It could easily end up with red livery, go through the archives and have a sign shop makeup whatever fits the best for you. ;)
10-14-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,140
Posted By merziac

Clean living and good fortune. ;)

Clean living and good fortune. ;)
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