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07-13-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By top506

Send it back. Top

Send it back.

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07-13-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,859
Posted By top506

Oddly enough, it was posting a picture of a...

Oddly enough, it was posting a picture of a shotgun that got me chastised........;)

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07-11-19, 07:52 PM
07-07-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,867
Posted By top506

Looks like there's a lot of that going...

Looks like there's a lot of that going around......

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07-06-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,867
Posted By top506

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Everything else stacks on this.

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07-04-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,084
Posted By top506

Quite well said, sir! Top

Quite well said, sir!

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07-02-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,686
Posted By top506

You want gold, you have to bend over the pan and...

You want gold, you have to bend over the pan and sluice out a lot of sand and gravel. It's called work.

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06-29-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By top506

I just don't get the new LBE. Top

I just don't get the new LBE.

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06-19-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By top506

Roll your own: ...

Roll your own:

https://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p183/top506/T17a_zpsmrrwvnh6.jpg (http://s128.photobucket.com/user/top506/media/T17a_zpsmrrwvnh6.jpg.html)

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06-19-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 885
Posted By top506

You want bokeh? Try the single coated pre-war...

You want bokeh? Try the single coated pre-war Zeiss Sonnars, notably
the 80/2.

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06-11-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 812
Posted By top506

PM sent. Top

PM sent.

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06-11-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,853
Posted By top506

It's sporty cousin is hanging up in the barn: ...

It's sporty cousin is hanging up in the barn:

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06-10-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By top506

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Schwinn-Approved-White-Le...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Schwinn-Approved-White-Le-Tour-Bicycle-Down-Tube-Seat-Tube-Decal-Set/372632161185

I don't know if this is the same vendor from BITD, but it looks like the same decal set I...
06-09-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,111
Posted By top506

:lol:

:lol:
06-08-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,006
Posted By top506

Two different Death Forks, one near-death fork,...

Two different Death Forks, one near-death fork, and the Tange substitute. Mine came with the Tange, but has since been replaced with the near-death.
Several different spindles, the tapered ones...
06-08-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,633
Posted By top506

I would accept the fact that no matter how...

I would accept the fact that no matter how nice/scarce/desirable a bike is if it's too big/small you should let it go.

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06-08-19, 05:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By top506

https://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p183/top506/Te...

https://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p183/top506/TeTour1_zps56d3ea38.jpg (http://s128.photobucket.com/user/top506/media/TeTour1_zps56d3ea38.jpg.html)

This passed through my hands several years ago;...
06-05-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,044
Posted By top506

Thought as much. Top

Thought as much.

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06-05-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,044
Posted By top506

I see you've been over to see Bill in...

I see you've been over to see Bill in Sandwich.......

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05-29-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,085
Posted By top506

I'd bet big money it is. Top

I'd bet big money it is.






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05-28-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 31,017
Posted By top506

Dollars to doughnuts they'll screw right out. ...

Dollars to doughnuts they'll screw right out.
Mavic used to make an adapter to raise the posts so you could ride 700c wheels on your 26" mountain bike, but I doubt they are still available.

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05-28-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 31,017
Posted By top506

Just nit-picky on my part, but I would have spun...

Just nit-picky on my part, but I would have spun out the canti posts and pluged the sockets. Still, nice bike!

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05-26-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By top506

My Mirella came to me full NR/SR with the...

My Mirella came to me full NR/SR with the exception of first issue Phil hubs and BB. I did not feel cheated.

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05-23-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,769
Posted By top506

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1157562...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1157562-s-nothing-special-just-exceptional.html

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05-23-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 722
Posted By top506

The only odd Francophile bits are already there,...

The only odd Francophile bits are already there, headset and BB/crankset. 50/50 any quill stem will drop in, 100% with a touch of light sanding. 26.4 seatpost is easy to find, and any wheelset and...
05-23-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 722
Posted By top506

'71-'72 would be my guess. It was Gitane's co-top...

'71-'72 would be my guess. It was Gitane's co-top of the line bike along with the Super Corsa (same frameset with Campy stuff). I would expect verktyg to be along shortly with his usual collection...
05-21-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,110
Posted By top506

First-gen hybird (Miyata Triplecross) converted...

First-gen hybird (Miyata Triplecross) converted to drops:

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1274/img_0909_785a517e10dddfb9312f7b8d403469bba3c20d77.jpg


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05-19-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,980
Posted By top506

Nearest Aldi is a state away, and I've been...

Nearest Aldi is a state away, and I've been trying to score the workstand for two years. This year both my daughter and by brother (MA and CT) came through and now I have two of the things.

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05-18-19, 05:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By top506

I like the chainring so much I put one on my SS: ...

I like the chainring so much I put one on my SS:

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05-17-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,071
Posted By top506

Embrace the suck. "Never shall I fail my...

Embrace the suck. "Never shall I fail my comrades".

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05-12-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 714
Posted By top506

I like these, from V/O: ...

I like these, from V/O:

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/318x614/moto_3_dd79edfa6ae4a0bcc3941697920fb7efacec29c3.jpg

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05-10-19, 04:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By top506

Try an Ideale #39...

Try an Ideale #39 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=39) .

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05-09-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,134
Posted By top506

Out in the barn are a Grand Jubilee, a PX-10, and...

Out in the barn are a Grand Jubilee, a PX-10, and a Super Corsa. I haven't been able to decide which is the better ride.

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05-09-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,127
Posted By top506

I'd love to do that ride, but too much dough. ...

I'd love to do that ride, but too much dough.

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05-05-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By top506

Exage road levers are nice, and some have the...

Exage road levers are nice, and some have the Campy-style release.

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05-02-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,067
Posted By top506

That's Lecounts Hollow. Newcomb is a couple or 4...

That's Lecounts Hollow. Newcomb is a couple or 4 miles up Shore Rd.
They all though the sharks were a great tourist draw until they began eating the tourists......

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05-02-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 935
Posted By top506

FWIW, I took a flyer on a set of Origin 8...

FWIW, I took a flyer on a set of Origin 8 hammered fenders and they are identical to VO, right down to the instruction sheet.

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04-27-19, 05:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 981
Posted By top506

OK, I'll bite. PM sent. Top

OK, I'll bite.
PM sent.

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04-26-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,291
Posted By top506

I've run Pasalas in all three sizes: 1" on racing...

I've run Pasalas in all three sizes: 1" on racing bikes (Viscount), 1 1/8" on sport tourers (Moto Grand Jubliee, two Super Sports), 1 1/4" on full dress tourer (the Nashbar). Each seems right on the...
04-20-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,067
Posted By top506

A little windy on the Cape today but all in all...

A little windy on the Cape today but all in all not a bad day. I hope SOMEBODY rode this morning.

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04-08-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,920
Posted By top506

My lbs loaned me that fork gauge a few years back...

My lbs loaned me that fork gauge a few years back and I've lusted after one ever since. You're one lucky boyo!

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04-08-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 834
Posted By top506

Any 531 frame from the French 'Big Three'...

Any 531 frame from the French 'Big Three' (Gitane, Motobecane, Peugeot). I have one of each, and all are outstanding all-day riders. Well worth dealing with French specifications re: bottom bracket,...
04-06-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 950
Posted By top506

Mine was in worse shape with a broken rear...

Mine was in worse shape with a broken rear dropout to boot, but it's now a favorite:

https://oi128.photobucket.com/albums/p183/top506/rack1.jpg...
04-06-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,067
Posted By top506

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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04-05-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,067
Posted By top506

Right now it doesn't look as if I can make either...

Right now it doesn't look as if I can make either the 20th or the 27th.
Have fun, and be sure to eat something unhealthy for lunch.

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04-05-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,333
Posted By top506

I've mounted V/O on two bikes. No complaints ...

I've mounted V/O on two bikes. No complaints

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/799x508/12_ba358b6b77c974a865f54e44a2496cfe21d1ccd2.jpg

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04-05-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 950
Posted By top506

I'd wager that the 1030 decal was on the fork. My...

I'd wager that the 1030 decal was on the fork. My '81 has a hi-ten fork (1024) and chro-mo frame, or at least the main tubes.

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04-04-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By top506

Squares with my account. I had one of these pass...

Squares with my account. I had one of these pass through my hands at the height of the fixie boom and promptly threaded on a track cog and lock ring, chopped and flopped the bars, removed all other...
04-02-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By top506

I already have a Pug legend out in the barn.........

I already have a Pug legend out in the barn......

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04-02-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By top506

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