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08-14-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By Hudson308

I love the Singletracks and Multitracks for their...

I love the Singletracks and Multitracks for their comfort, utility and surprising light weight.
One significant difference between the 9x0 Singletrack models and the 7x0 Multitracks is that the 970s...
08-14-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 287
Posted By Hudson308

Yeah, been there, done that. :notamused: ...

Yeah, been there, done that. :notamused:
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1493/p1013002_d71424589c44161e58607ec304f12cf345289d68.jpg

The best advice I can give you is to...
08-13-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,722
Posted By Hudson308

See post #86...

See post #86 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=86) above from Sir_Name .
Looks like two flavors of "aggressive" to choose from. :thumb:
08-12-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By Hudson308

That's pretty sweet. GLWS! :thumb:

That's pretty sweet. GLWS! :thumb:
08-08-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,101
Posted By Hudson308

It's Dormant Purple from Columbia Coatings, with...

It's Dormant Purple from Columbia Coatings, with their Violet Sapphire Chameleon used as the clear/catalyst.
Much like pcb's Waterford above, the effect in bright sunlight is stunning. :twitchy: It...
07-26-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By Hudson308

12-point sockets are usually thinner than...

12-point sockets are usually thinner than 6-point. I rarely use 12-point, unless I come across a situation like this.
07-25-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,847
Posted By Hudson308

What a great story! Here's the Mountace M15 I...

What a great story!
Here's the Mountace M15 I recently snagged. I'm still trying to figure out the year, as with 15 speeds I assumed it was an earlier one. However the only component that has a...
07-25-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By Hudson308

Gorgeous bike! :)

Gorgeous bike! :)
07-21-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By Hudson308

Does a Multitrack step-thru count? My wife's...

Does a Multitrack step-thru count?
My wife's next ride, at the powder coater's......
07-21-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By Hudson308

Mobile app or laptop/desktop?

Mobile app or laptop/desktop?
07-21-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 890
Posted By Hudson308

The bad news is that frame is toast. The good...

The bad news is that frame is toast.
The good news is it shouldn't be too hard to find a replacement. :o
07-21-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,424
Posted By Hudson308

Didn't Campy make something special for...

Didn't Campy make something special for Motobecane in the early 70's?
Edit: Yes they did, but they have "kidney bean" holes:
(Photo via Velobase/Bob Freeman)...
07-19-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 884
Posted By Hudson308

One of fhe nice things about these fillet-brazed...

One of fhe nice things about these fillet-brazed Schwinns is that because they're not particularly rare, you can build em however the heck you want.
Keep us updated. I'll enjoy following this one!...
07-18-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By Hudson308

Whereabouts exactly on the cape? :innocent:

Whereabouts exactly on the cape? :innocent:
07-14-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By Hudson308

The 72/61 markings could refer to the head tube...

The 72/61 markings could refer to the head tube angle and frame size.
I have one of the early Lambert built Vikings, but it has little in common with your example.
07-08-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,638
Posted By Hudson308

Love this thread. "Velomechanical archeology". ...

Love this thread. "Velomechanical archeology".

Yeah, that's it. :innocent:
07-08-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By Hudson308

The good news is the seat post moves! :thumb: ...

The good news is the seat post moves! :thumb:
That's a model I haven't seen before. Very cool.
07-08-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,964
Posted By Hudson308

My wife has been having some of my severely...

My wife has been having some of my severely rusted chain wheels powder coated for use around the house. Some used as coasters, some as pull-through anchors for kleenex boxes....
07-06-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,640
Posted By Hudson308

Good a guess as any. Images are from the...

Good a guess as any.
Images are from the Hetchins website (http://www.hetchins.com/mo3-01.htm).
Yep, you can still buy em new! :)
07-06-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,640
Posted By Hudson308

Hetchins. (http://www.hetchins.com/mo3-01.htm) ...

Hetchins. (http://www.hetchins.com/mo3-01.htm)
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x638/2018_mo3_dlx_07_3458b1fb5c6dc95cd4e198e526506f7d64f9c067.jpg...
06-22-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,081
Posted By Hudson308

Very cool!!! I think the neighbor kids might...

Very cool!!! I think the neighbor kids might have a bit of difficulty riding it, though. ;)
The adult-sized upright cruiser bikes make nice banana seat conversions, if you're interested in...
06-20-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By Hudson308

Whatever it is, you did a great job removing the...

Whatever it is, you did a great job removing the gray paint!!! :thumb:
06-13-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 382
Posted By Hudson308

Looks like you made out just fine after all! ...

Looks like you made out just fine after all! :thumb:
06-10-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 608
Posted By Hudson308

WOW that thing looks NOS!!! :twitchy:

WOW that thing looks NOS!!! :twitchy:
06-08-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 164,878
Posted By Hudson308

Worth it as a monetary investment? Almost...

Worth it as a monetary investment? Almost certainly not.
Worth it to create your own vision of what an 80's lugged steel road bike should be? Absolutely! :)
06-06-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 164,878
Posted By Hudson308

That looks like a pretty decent quality bike from...

That looks like a pretty decent quality bike from here! Is there a tubing type sticker?
06-04-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 164,878
Posted By Hudson308

I think that's the diameter of the seat tube of...

I think that's the diameter of the seat tube of the frame. Can you give the (exact) diameter of the post that inserts into the frame?
06-04-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 164,878
Posted By Hudson308

Well that would certainly point to one of their...

Well that would certainly point to one of their upper-middle models, at least. What diameter is the seat post?
06-03-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 164,878
Posted By Hudson308

Does it have stamped rear dropouts with no...

Does it have stamped rear dropouts with no integral derailleur hanger, or forged ones with the hanger? Provision for dropout adjuster screws?
06-02-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 403
Posted By Hudson308

^^^ That is a handsome bike, even with a bit of...

^^^ That is a handsome bike, even with a bit of patina!
06-02-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 403
Posted By Hudson308

Agreed... I would guess '68-69

Agreed... I would guess '68-69
06-02-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 403
Posted By Hudson308

You're likely right about the tubing, but I did...

You're likely right about the tubing, but I did have a same-vintage next-to-top model Fiorelli made from (Falck?) double butted CroMo with the same bullet stays and brazed stops. The model featured...
06-02-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,139
Posted By Hudson308

Here's a quick verification of the 57cm seat tube...

Here's a quick verification of the 57cm seat tube (center-to-center), and 59cm top tube on my '89 Ironman Expert. Yes, it's the same frame that I shared above. Please forgive the poor pictures....
05-31-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,139
Posted By Hudson308

One reason for this may be that Centurion was...

One reason for this may be that Centurion was using center-to-top measurement for the seat tube. That's pretty standard, but I prefer center-to-center, to remove all the variations created by...
05-19-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,722
Posted By Hudson308

I like Kenda Kiniptions. They're FAT (26 x 2.3"),...

I like Kenda Kiniptions. They're FAT (26 x 2.3"), reasonably priced ($30-35 each), and roll easily.
Some may sneer at the Kenda name or the advertised weight (775 grams), but honestly they feel much...
05-19-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2,313
Views: 442,542
Posted By Hudson308

They're also surprisingly light. I have a '91...

They're also surprisingly light.
I have a '91 750 True Temper bare frame (58cm C2C seat & top tube) that weighs 5.18 lbs.
That's the same as a similarly-sized Tenax-tubed '88 Schwinn Super Sport.
05-18-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By Hudson308

Heh. I've got nearly the same bike, serial...

Heh.
I've got nearly the same bike, serial number H124902. Same color, with a 51cm (C2C) seat tube, 57cm top tube.
I'll have to look for a COO sticker.
05-18-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2,313
Views: 442,542
Posted By Hudson308

Yowza that's pretty!

Yowza that's pretty!
05-18-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,241
Posted By Hudson308

How is this relevant to the discussion? ;)

How is this relevant to the discussion? ;)
05-17-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2,313
Views: 442,542
Posted By Hudson308

Thanks again for that. Adding them to my archive...

Thanks again for that. Adding them to my archive on this one.
You really did a nice job on it! BTW I've got another one of these in the works, but this one is my size! I'll likely do the same...
05-17-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2,313
Views: 442,542
Posted By Hudson308

Well, THAT turned out stunning! :love: Thanks...

Well, THAT turned out stunning! :love: Thanks for posting updated pics!!!
05-14-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By Hudson308

That looks really sweet, and I bet it rides nice...

That looks really sweet, and I bet it rides nice too. What brand/size tires are those?
05-14-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 875
Posted By Hudson308

Very nice!!! I'm assuming by the type of masking...

Very nice!!! I'm assuming by the type of masking tape that you had it powder coated?
05-12-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 19,415
Views: 3,173,657
Posted By Hudson308

Rare left-hand drive, reverse-script Puch... ...

Rare left-hand drive, reverse-script Puch...
https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hnp/bik/d/minneapolis-vintage-puch-brigadier/7123201917.html...
05-12-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,432
Posted By Hudson308

Swaged or not, that's pretty cool! :)

Swaged or not, that's pretty cool! :)
05-12-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 446
Posted By Hudson308

Another option is to set up a second set of...

Another option is to set up a second set of handlebars and stem with the dual levers, and set the original ones aside for the possibility you may sell the bike later. That way you can leave both sets...
05-09-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By Hudson308

I've used soda blasting...

I've used soda blasting (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/891429-media-blasting-chrome-parts.html) with good results.
05-09-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,405
Posted By Hudson308

HATE when that happens. :notamused:

HATE when that happens. :notamused:
05-08-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By Hudson308

I have a friend who loves his Tequesta set up as...

I have a friend who loves his Tequesta set up as a commuter.

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05-08-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By Hudson308

Yes, Vintage Trek is your best resource for this....

Yes, Vintage Trek is your best resource for this. Paint and graphics colors are a strong clue when using that website, but serial number should nail it. The serial number is located on the bottom of...
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