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08-14-20, 03:02 PM
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Posted By merziac

Gonzobuster This will be better for getting...

Gonzobuster

This will be better for getting you on the road.

But don't abandon the Cilo, get them going side by side if you can, work on the Cilo and when you get stuck, switch to the Moto...
08-14-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 446
Posted By merziac

Gonzobuster :thumb: Yes, tx. Bolsters...

Gonzobuster

:thumb: Yes, tx.

Bolsters my view of this being worth sorting out and elevating with a good build.

Like I said, adding matching derailleurs to the crank would really make this...
08-14-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By merziac

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

:thumb: Welcome aboard, glad you found us.

You need 10 posts for pics, 5 X 2 days, respond here, go around and comment on threads that interest you.

We need pics, lots of them and good ones,...
08-14-20, 03:23 AM
Replies: 19,415
Views: 3,173,712
Posted By merziac

Yep, HB and decals from the end of the classic...

Yep, HB and decals from the end of the classic era, 77-79?

This is the real deal, crank, stem and frame are optimistically worth the ask, never mind if the HS, SP, etc. happen to be, pretty sure...
08-14-20, 03:11 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,455
Posted By merziac

Looks like Mr. Gast had a hand in the 9.90's as...

Looks like Mr. Gast had a hand in the 9.90's as well. ;)

2 strokes done right, no small task, especially at the dragstrip.
08-14-20, 12:18 AM
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Posted By merziac

So you want help with this? ;) Or you gonna...

So you want help with this? ;)

Or you gonna snap up that Paramount?

Both?
08-14-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 93,339
Posted By merziac

The man in the post right before yours is a great...

The man in the post right before yours is a great place to start, and he makes a couple of great recommendations as well. ;)

There are lots of great builders, we have many here in PDX where it has...
08-13-20, 11:36 PM
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Posted By merziac

Lots wrong here obviously BUT the key things are...

Lots wrong here obviously BUT the key things are very close, P299, keyhole lugs, Emil Waystyn built, BB zerk fitting, Schwinn Major Taylor stem, Schwinn Steel cottered crank, may be stamped...
Replies: 11
Views: 252
Posted By merziac

I doubt that he would be in the market for this...

I doubt that he would be in the market for this but you never know.

He runs Waterford Precision Cycles, you can reach out to him through them.

The Cabe is where the hardcore buyers will be for...
08-13-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,455
Posted By merziac

I have a bit of experience. Get to it....

I have a bit of experience.

Get to it. :innocent:

See post after yours. ;)

I would bet that it would come around quickly, I have pulled them out of the weeds, engine stuck, carbs shellacked,...
08-13-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,455
Posted By merziac

I'm in, got at least half a dozen of these, raced...

I'm in, got at least half a dozen of these, raced twice a week come heck and high water for 18 years.

Delivered AND received 100's of a** whoopin's along the way. ;)

Bulletproof 1977 Standard...
Replies: 20
Views: 303
Posted By merziac

:eek: H**Y CRAP!!! This is fantastic, like...

:eek: H**Y CRAP!!!

This is fantastic, like Randy, I would already have this and be gently coaxing everything apart to massage back to the most glory I could.

Wish it was my size, I would be...
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By merziac

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

:thumb: Welcome aboard, glad you found us.

You need 10 posts, 5 X 2 days for pics, its an anti-spam measure that serves us well.

Respond to the posts here and others that interest you to get...
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By merziac

This is very subjective depending on location,...

This is very subjective depending on location, market, demand, COVID 19 and many other things.

Type them into your local CL and see what pricepoint is moving an not, that will tell you plenty.
...
Replies: 11
Views: 252
Posted By merziac

Again, :eek: What a find, well done. ...

Again, :eek:

What a find, well done.

This is the point where you should get to The Cabe for the real experts to weigh in, if you're going to flip this, which would be sad imo, you will do well...
Replies: 20
Views: 357
Posted By merziac

And therein lies the rub, many/most of the...

And therein lies the rub, many/most of the builders that had any success did every bit as good work as the better known if not better.

So even in a sport/hobby/obsession where we know better, name...
08-13-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,455
Posted By merziac

Looks like a KZ something....

Looks like a KZ something....
Replies: 20
Views: 357
Posted By merziac

Here's a pretty good article on him. Cecil...

Here's a pretty good article on him.

Cecil Behringer main (http://www.classicrendezvous.com/USA/Behringer_cecil.htm)
Replies: 11
Views: 252
Posted By merziac

He probably would be, seems to always be...

He probably would be, seems to always be interested, he responded to several questions when I got the Paramount above. ;)
08-13-20, 03:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 933
Posted By merziac

ChrisCranks :thumb: Welcome aboard, glad...

ChrisCranks

:thumb: Welcome aboard, glad you found us, you're in the right place.

All great advice here, we love this sort of thing as you can see.

I will be the fly in the ointment here.
...
08-13-20, 03:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By merziac

Op's bike is beautiful. ;)

Op's bike is beautiful. ;)
Replies: 11
Views: 252
Posted By merziac

I think we need more pics after you get your post...

I think we need more pics after you get your post count up, 5 X 2 days for 10 plz. :thumb:
Replies: 11
Views: 252
Posted By merziac

:eek: H**Y CRAP!!! That is awesome, great...

:eek: H**Y CRAP!!!

That is awesome, great find, great shape, very original, so cool.

I would encourage you to proceed with extreme caution, you do not want to compromise any aspect of this, be...
Replies: 20
Views: 357
Posted By merziac

My Behringer knowledge is sparse, hopefully that...

My Behringer knowledge is sparse, hopefully that will change as we move forward here but I am always puzzled a bit by the low interest for many excellent world class builders.

I get it that many...
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By merziac

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

:thumb: Welcome aboard, glad you found us.

You will need to make more posts for pics, 5 X 2 days for 10, it is an anti spam measure that serves us very well.

We need good pics, lots of them,...
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By merziac

It may just appeal to the right person, for all...

It may just appeal to the right person, for all those reasons, 26in, no suspension, the best old school technology 2000 had to offer. ;)

And made in the US really should count for something. :50:
08-13-20, 01:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 446
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Nice! can you post some more full on...

:thumb: Nice!

can you post some more full on larger pics of the whole bike, mainly driveside plz?

This would be very nice with a complete group to match the crank, fits the frame aesthetic very...
08-12-20, 11:55 PM
Replies: 14,008
Views: 3,002,849
Posted By merziac

They are good rims, and some of the best of the...

They are good rims, and some of the best of the day but at the end of the day, all rims are consumables so you never know, if these are good then you are good.

The hubs are Phil Wood hubs,...
08-12-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 377
Posted By merziac

This is not even funny to me, that probably works...

This is not even funny to me, that probably works on the majority of customers and you can be sure that the resident C+V guy scoops up all the stuff that gets "upgraded" to modern crap.

Don't get...
08-12-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 648
Posted By merziac

They are not that hard to navigate, I only use...

They are not that hard to navigate, I only use them to corral my feet on the pedals and can't stand the look of modern clipless so not going there, ever.

I don't ride that hard and have a bad...
08-12-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14,008
Views: 3,002,849
Posted By merziac

Those rims are Super Champion, one of the go to...

Those rims are Super Champion, one of the go to upgrades back then and no surprise with the Phil hubs.

The question now is are the rims still rideable? ;)

Oh, and I get your pipe setup now, I...
08-12-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14,008
Views: 3,002,849
Posted By merziac

Hard to say, I do have a soft spot for Moto's,...

Hard to say, I do have a soft spot for Moto's, have always been a fan and if the BB in this one is ok from the outside then maybe leave it.

Sounds to me like the Pug should have been the test case...
08-12-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 377
Posted By merziac

I would encourage you to take Charles up on his...

I would encourage you to take Charles up on his offer, make sure the BB doesn't need an overhaul, may not but should be inspected after loosening issue to make sure.

He can probably help with the...
08-12-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,109
Posted By merziac

Glad you're here, you only need 10 posts for...

Glad you're here, you only need 10 posts for pics, 5 X 2 days, just keep commenting to get there.

Its an anti-spam measure and works great so it is what it is, small price to pay for this. ;)
08-12-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14,008
Views: 3,002,849
Posted By merziac

I have a lot of hammers, rarely, almost never use...

I have a lot of hammers, rarely, almost never use them on bikes.

The crapshoot factor goes way up when you pick one up, especially when done in frustration, impatience or anger.

When I find...
08-12-20, 02:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,720
Posted By merziac

All sounds good, and as with your builds, your...

All sounds good, and as with your builds, your posts are just as well thought out and executed, always like to read about your process as it makes sense to me, again just like your builds. ;)
08-12-20, 01:32 AM
08-12-20, 01:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,720
Posted By merziac

:thumb: You're welcome, anytime. I look...

:thumb: You're welcome, anytime.

I look forward to your deal moving forward, it may help me with mine, we'll see. I have no doubt you will continue to nail your builds.

I have spent a lot of...
08-12-20, 12:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,720
Posted By merziac

As I've said before, your builds exude "right" to...

As I've said before, your builds exude "right" to me, always amazed at your ability to convey the "correct' aesthetic no mater what path you are going down.

Myself on the other hand only concern...
08-11-20, 11:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By merziac

Have become a big defacto fan of them, got to see...

Have become a big defacto fan of them, got to see a brand new one live last month, so cool, in the presence of greatness to be sure, was glad to have the new Strawberry as a worthy buffer.

I did...
08-11-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By merziac

Got a notice that the new book will be on its way...

Got a notice that the new book will be on its way tomorrow, ordered the cap too. ;)
08-11-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 885
Posted By merziac

Like I said, I'm glad you also take them apart so...

Like I said, I'm glad you also take them apart so they get proper service, the way things go here it seems we are in the minority. ;)
08-11-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 32,112
Posted By merziac

:thumb: You're welcome, anytime. Ahh yes,...

:thumb: You're welcome, anytime.

Ahh yes, the Bianchi Celeste fever, know it well myself, have an 81 SC not all original and a bit rough but it is a top of the line and has mostly original parts...
08-11-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By merziac

;) Very nice, kinda cool with the claw RD hanger...

;) Very nice, kinda cool with the claw RD hanger if that's original, especially with Nervex lugs, like it, more pics plz. ;)
08-11-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14,008
Views: 3,002,849
Posted By merziac

Exactly ;)

Exactly ;)
08-11-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 718
Posted By merziac

Should be good, we are drilling down on it pretty...

Should be good, we are drilling down on it pretty good imo.

There is a lot that goes into this, coupled with the fact that when you ride something close and are young, old, fit or not, whatever,...
08-11-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14,008
Views: 3,002,849
Posted By merziac

And therein lies the crux, how much BFH and will...

And therein lies the crux, how much BFH and will I get out alive if I screw it up? :roflmao2:
08-11-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 718
Posted By merziac

And I'm 6ft with 38in PBH = 66cm frame. ;)

And I'm 6ft with 38in PBH = 66cm frame. ;)
08-11-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14,008
Views: 3,002,849
Posted By merziac

Can we have pics of the tool setup for the cotter...

Can we have pics of the tool setup for the cotter removal plz? :D
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