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09-19-19, 07:33 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

Good one...nope the same bike. Wish I had two of...

Good one...nope the same bike. Wish I had two of them.
09-19-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By brandenjs

Thanks. My original post was all messed up. Added...

Thanks. My original post was all messed up. Added a picture and fixed some text.
09-19-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By brandenjs

1993 Specialized Allez Comp restoration

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The...
09-18-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 87,131
Posted By brandenjs

Going through the finishing touches and cable...

Going through the finishing touches and cable work on this 93 Specialized Allez Comp....
09-17-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,531
Posted By brandenjs

Found this thread while trying to find more info...

Found this thread while trying to find more info on this Vetta trainer I just picked up. Canít find any that have the dual rollers....
09-17-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13,570
Views: 2,742,948
Posted By brandenjs

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09-10-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13,570
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Posted By brandenjs

I need to put blinders on or stop watching local...

I need to put blinders on or stop watching local auctions. Not on the high end of the Nishiki line, but couldnít pass up a $10 bike in amazing condition. As far as I can tell itís a 1983 Sport....
09-08-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6,621
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Posted By brandenjs

Took the Moab out for a cruise on the Great...

Took the Moab out for a cruise on the Great Allegheny Passage yesterday. Such a great riding bike....
09-03-19, 08:30 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

Sometimes you need to look past the dirt and look...

Sometimes you need to look past the dirt and look at the bones. This 1993 Specialized Allez Comp with full 105 8 speed group is all original and looks to just have been parked in a barn somewhere...
09-03-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13,570
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Posted By brandenjs

Sometimes you need to look past the dirt and look...

Sometimes you need to look past the dirt and look at the bones. This 1993 Specialized Allez Comp with full 105 8 speed group is all original and looks to just have been parked in a barn somewhere...
09-01-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,022
Views: 177,224
Posted By brandenjs

Have a chance to pick up this R900. Cannot get a...

Have a chance to pick up this R900. Cannot get a drive side picture and not having much luck finding what year they put Campy on this model. Any help on a year for this...
08-31-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13,570
Views: 2,742,948
Posted By brandenjs

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I know, I know itís a dime a dozen 1978 Schwinn...
08-31-19, 05:42 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

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Here is another nice old school MTB I acquired...
08-31-19, 04:03 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

Thanks, it is the Deore XT group. Very underrated...

Thanks, it is the Deore XT group. Very underrated for itís time. Super fun to ride. Picked it up at an auction for $25. Only really needed cleaned and new cables.
08-27-19, 07:28 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

Late 90ís Schwinn Moab 2. First bike Iíve had...

Late 90ís Schwinn Moab 2. First bike Iíve had with the ďlowĒ normal Deore XT rear derailleur. Takes some getting used to....
08-27-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7,049
Views: 722,610
Posted By brandenjs

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Just a typical sunset from our front yard.
08-02-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,022
Views: 177,224
Posted By brandenjs

Just finished up this 96 F500. Had to convert the...

Just finished up this 96 F500. Had to convert the blown out MC50 Headshok with a standard 1 1/8Ē. Fun ride....
08-02-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13,570
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Posted By brandenjs

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Picked up this Univega Supestrada today. Dating...
07-09-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13,570
Views: 2,742,948
Posted By brandenjs

These are pretty much a dime a dozen and towards...

These are pretty much a dime a dozen and towards the bottom of Raleighís line, but it has some charm and the price was right. Iím dating this as a 73 Record, but all of the catalogs are showing...
07-09-19, 08:12 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

[QUOTE=HPL;21004884]Actual Saturn team bike. I...

[QUOTE=HPL;21004884]Actual Saturn team bike. I don't know if the frame design was unique to the pro team or also produced for retail sales. I'd assume the sizing is custom made for the rider (in this...
06-05-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13,570
Views: 2,742,948
Posted By brandenjs

Caught a Black Lightning today. 1989 60cm with...

Caught a Black Lightning today. 1989 60cm with the Suntour Edge group. Crank has been changed because someone had stripped the pedals. Decent condition and the price was a steal....
06-05-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,022
Views: 177,224
Posted By brandenjs

Picked up Black Lightning #2...

Picked up Black Lightning #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) today. This one is a 1989 60cm with the Suntour Edge group. Only thing non original besides tires is...
05-03-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,022
Views: 177,224
Posted By brandenjs

I think the later models had canti brakes. They...

I think the later models had canti brakes. They are much better for touring in my opinion. Found this article that shows one like that. Probably a 90 model.
EddyWouldRide: Cannondale Sport Tourer,...
04-14-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2,225
Views: 162,353
Posted By brandenjs

Considering options for the replacement for the...

Considering options for the replacement for the Headshok on this F500. It is collapsed and parts are almost non existent. Think I am going to adapt a 1 1/8 front shock onto it. These are fun bikes....
04-14-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7,449
Views: 2,003,685
Posted By brandenjs

Thanks guys. This bike was hanging on the wall at...

Thanks guys. This bike was hanging on the wall at the LBS for years as just a frameset and Cyclone groupset with the original Araya bronze wheels. The shop had an auction and this was my only target...
04-13-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7,449
Views: 2,003,685
Posted By brandenjs

Just finished this Nishiki Prestige. Went with...

Just finished this Nishiki Prestige. Went with the 7 speed Microshift and kept the original Cyclone FD and stock crank. Rides amazing....
04-11-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 31,139
Posted By brandenjs

LoL. Sorry I had no idea that Fuji wouldnít have...

LoL. Sorry I had no idea that Fuji wouldnít have anyone bidding.
04-10-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 31,139
Posted By brandenjs

Iím in. Perfect candidates for the lowest...

Iím in. Perfect candidates for the lowest budget(receipt included). The Trek needs cables,but the Fuji is ready to roll. The tires are on the edge,but may risk it on some local 20-30 mile rides to...
04-10-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1,022
Views: 177,224
Posted By brandenjs

Looks to be an ST400 in the 1988 range. Iíve got...

Looks to be an ST400 in the 1988 range. Iíve got one too. ...
04-10-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 490,300
Posted By brandenjs

Great gearing set up for riding on that road....

Great gearing set up for riding on that road. Also should be fun on the downhills.
04-09-19, 07:02 PM
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Views: 419,643
Posted By brandenjs

Did a ride on the C and O Canal into DC to check...

Did a ride on the C and O Canal into DC to check out the Cherry Blossoms. Great way to avoid the traffic jams. ...
04-09-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 382,983
Posted By brandenjs

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Love the maroon color on the Gran Rally. Iíve got...
04-09-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13,570
Views: 2,742,948
Posted By brandenjs

Grabbed these from an auction last night. 87 Trek...

Grabbed these from an auction last night. 87 Trek 400 Elance (Reynolds 531) and an 81 Fuji Monterey. The Fuji is awesome heavy and a mid to low range model, but in amazing condition for $1.25. The...
03-04-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2,225
Views: 162,353
Posted By brandenjs

If itís a road double youíll probably need the...

If itís a road double youíll probably need the 109.5 width. Iíve been through that problem.
03-04-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2,225
Views: 162,353
Posted By brandenjs

Upgrading an Austro Daimler Vent Noir from the...

Upgrading an Austro Daimler Vent Noir from the original 1st gen Dura Ace to a Dura Ace 7700 9 spped STI group. Going to be kind of a rat rod look. It really needs to be stripped and repainted, but...
03-03-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By brandenjs

Yes, I have worked at the shop in the past and...

Yes, I have worked at the shop in the past and kind of felt bad about how low some of the bikes were selling for. That's the chance you take with an auction though. The crowd had gotten smaller as...
03-03-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,370
Posted By brandenjs

Great pick up. Restore is a sleeper store to find...

Great pick up. Restore is a sleeper store to find bike goodies. I picked up a nearly new Bontrager set of wheels for $2. I asked if they were sure about the price and they said yes. Tempos are great...
03-02-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By brandenjs

I know. It was a good educated bike crowd, but no...

I know. It was a good educated bike crowd, but no interest in these.
03-02-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By brandenjs

Actually a bike shop was clearing out some of his...

Actually a bike shop was clearing out some of his older stuff. I will make you mad though. Got these and a bunch of other parts and supplies for right at $200.
03-02-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By brandenjs

The Roberts is pretty rough, but couldnít let it...

The Roberts is pretty rough, but couldnít let it go for some reason. Iím sure itís got a story.
03-02-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By brandenjs

Yes, I had to grab that. Housing guides on the...

Yes, I had to grab that. Housing guides on the top tube are a little rough, but overall pretty nice. The Prestige caught my eye too. Really good condition.
03-02-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By brandenjs

Great day at the auction

Picked up a few good deals at a bike shop auction today. Plenty of projects now....
02-03-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 87,131
Posted By brandenjs

Getting bikes and parts ready for this: STOP...

Getting bikes and parts ready for this:
STOP SWAP AND SAVE | The East Coast's Largest Indoor Bicycle Swap And Consumer Bike Expo (http://www.stopswapandsave.com/)
02-01-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7,049
Views: 722,610
Posted By brandenjs

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Love the winter sunsets. Dooley is not so sure what...
02-01-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 285
Posted By brandenjs

Bike Auction March 2

One of our local bike shops in the area is having an auction to get rid of some older bikes. Follow the link to their Facebook page.
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01-16-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 785
Posted By brandenjs

Iíve had great days as both a seller and buyer....

Iíve had great days as both a seller and buyer. Try to find me, Iíll have a few late 80ís Schwinns for sale and a table full of parts. I do more chatting than selling.
01-15-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 785
Posted By brandenjs

Stop,Swap and Save-Westminster,Md Feb.10th

Anyone on the East Coast going to the Swap meet in Westminster Md on Feb.10th? Iíll be selling a few bikes and some parts. This is usually a very fun meet and always deals to find.
STOP SWAP AND...
01-08-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13,570
Views: 2,742,948
Posted By brandenjs

This will be a flipper if you are in the Md,Va,...

This will be a flipper if you are in the Md,Va, or WV area. After I do a complete rebuild and tune. It has some rough spots, but still has potential. Solid bikes.
01-08-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13,570
Views: 2,742,948
Posted By brandenjs

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Picked up this 1989 ST400 locally. Very good price....
01-01-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,821
Posted By brandenjs

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Picked up this near mint Univega Nuovotech 450 this...
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