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03-26-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,952
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Ahearne

If money were no object...

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03-20-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 18,558
Views: 3,001,029
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Sweet titanium gravel bike!

https://newyork.craigslist.org/fct/bik/d/stamford-bike/7096258060.html

...
03-19-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 380
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Is there a list, era, or brand of mountain bike...

Is there a list, era, or brand of mountain bike with shorter top tubes? Every time I’ve tried this I run into the top tube length issue. Every time being two times...
03-16-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 18,558
Views: 3,001,029
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I responded to this ad!! I sent them a link to...

I responded to this ad!! I sent them a link to P-clamps! :roflmao2:
03-16-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,125
Posted By Chr0m0ly

400 for a stumpy?? That’s touring bike money!...

400 for a stumpy?? That’s touring bike money! :foo:
03-15-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,899
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I use Tabo!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Vzb98tQp53I
03-15-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 947
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I have an ‘85 and an ‘86 710. The ‘85 has more...

I have an ‘85 and an ‘86 710. The ‘85 has more room and dia comp 500 mid reach brake calipers. The ‘86 has less room and short reach Dia Comp 400 brake calipers. Good news is your ‘86 has the fatter...
Forum: Commuting
03-15-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By Chr0m0ly

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The second pair arrived last week.

They’re a little different, the Vans knock...
Forum: Touring
03-15-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By Chr0m0ly

...the New York to Martha’s Vineyard ferry...

...the New York to Martha’s Vineyard ferry doesn’t start up till the end of May, but they do take bicycles for 20 fee, 30 round trip.
Forum: Touring
03-15-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By Chr0m0ly

This is a lot of what I found, especially the 2am...

This is a lot of what I found, especially the 2am roll on service... 🙄

This is a trip for two, and with the virus going on, having driven my classes to “remote viewing,” and my wife’s engagements...
Forum: Touring
03-13-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By Chr0m0ly

NYC->Cape Cod via public transport?

Over the summer I’d like to take trains or a bus from New York to Cape Cod, if that’s possible...

From the searching I’ve done it seems we could pack bikes as if for shipping, disassembled, and...
03-13-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,305
Posted By Chr0m0ly

You’ve finally downsized! Good for you!

You’ve finally downsized! Good for you!
03-10-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 654
Posted By Chr0m0ly

https://sheldonbrown.com/org/raleigh-competition-i...

https://sheldonbrown.com/org/raleigh-competition-index.html
03-08-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 85,234
Posted By Chr0m0ly

When I was a kid I was always in charge of making...

When I was a kid I was always in charge of making our families luggage fit in the trunk. I’ve done a lot of camping and hiking, traveled to S. America, Packed through Europe, and yes, even played...
03-08-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 654
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Sheldon did this too, if I’m not mistaken? I...

Sheldon did this too, if I’m not mistaken?
I dig the tubing wrap!

I wouldn’t have chosen an aero crank, but I do like the industrial feel of the mix of parts. Practical over pretty.
03-07-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,177
Posted By Chr0m0ly

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03-07-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 85,234
Posted By Chr0m0ly

https://media2.giphy.com/media/VR4Xdxj5MXDna/200.g...

https://media2.giphy.com/media/VR4Xdxj5MXDna/200.gif?cid=19f5b51a2e023c03fb00f9c3d980053fad0823d039c5d8c8&rid=200.gif (https://giphy.com/gifs/VR4Xdxj5MXDna)
03-07-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 85,234
Posted By Chr0m0ly

The box is headed back to the Crap Master, it...

The box is headed back to the Crap Master, it should arrive on Tuesday.
I’m embarrassed I held on to it for so long, but I was really wiped out! I missed 4 days of class, had a fever for a couple...
03-01-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 54,772
Views: 7,778,791
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Trek 520!

https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/bik/d/chicago-sturdy-vintage-trek/7084600565.html
one of the later 80’s models with the cast lugs, someone’s getting a DEAL. Seller is asking 150!

...
02-29-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 786
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I'll say it rides like it! I really like the...

I'll say it rides like it!
I really like the geometry of the OP’s 710 (shared with my 510)! When I bought mine I saw those chain stays and figured it would handle like a tourer, but with the fork...
02-29-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 85,234
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Crap Master, I’ve been struck down with a cold!...

Crap Master,
I’ve been struck down with a cold! Today is the second day I have stayed home from class. With your permission I humbly request an extension to get the Box o' Crap into the post on...
02-29-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 786
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Absolutely! I have a 79 514 and it is a...

Absolutely!

I have a 79 514 and it is a beautiful ride! And maybe the components get nicer but I think in ‘79 the 5/7/9 series bikes all use the same drop outs and lugs. Maybe different fork...
02-29-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 786
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I noticed in the early treks the odd numbers are...

I noticed in the early treks the odd numbers are full frame/fork/stay while the even numbers are "tre-tubi" type frames.

300 full hi ten (butted)
400 Ishiwata main tubes/hi ten fork and stays...
02-24-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6,667
Views: 2,194,883
Posted By Chr0m0ly

It will happen, its 2000 miles away after I moved...

It will happen, its 2000 miles away after I moved to NYC, but I and my bike crap will be reunited eventually!
02-23-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 85,700
Posted By Chr0m0ly

How long is the top tube on that machine?

How long is the top tube on that machine?
02-23-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 823
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Shoot! I just missed your invite, but I’d love to...

Shoot! I just missed your invite, but I’d love to meet up with you guys! I’m on the West side in the 140’s and I take the Hudson River Greenway down to BMCC 6 days week. (Ok I’m working up to 6 days,...
02-23-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 823
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Darcybuck posted his 710 650B here in this...

Darcybuck posted his 710 650B here in this thread:
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1132981-1982-miyata-610-650b-randonneur.html

...
02-23-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 85,234
Posted By Chr0m0ly

It's heeeeeere!

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02-21-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 823
Posted By Chr0m0ly

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I HAVE been wanting to convert my 710 over to 650b....
02-21-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 823
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I KNOW!!! :eek: I know that I have some...

I KNOW!!! :eek:

I know that I have some amazing touring bikes in my stable. And for loaded touring they’re better suited than just about anything out there.

I’m not looking for a “better”...
02-21-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 823
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I've drop barred a Marin Bear valley, and found...

I've drop barred a Marin Bear valley, and found the TT to be too long. I have a Cannondale M500 I'm going to try, but it's got a longer top tube as well. I have longer legs and a short back.
...
02-21-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 823
Posted By Chr0m0ly

1) I’m a M@zzh0le myself, so feel free to use...

1) I’m a M@zzh0le myself, so feel free to use wicked or get some Dunkies, then hit the packy for some beeh!

2) Miyata’s I have, an ‘84 610 and a ‘91 1000LT, and you’re right, they are wicked...
02-21-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 823
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I would love to find a constructeur. This book...

I would love to find a constructeur. This book https://www.renehersecycles.com/shop/print/books/the-golden-age-of-handbuilt-bicycles/
Is a big part of why I got into the touring bikes. I figured a...
02-21-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 823
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Which direction next? What should I look out for?

I've really cornered the market on 80's touring bikes from the Trek, Cannondale, and Miyata. I have and love riding these bikes, and have some of the most desired models...

But I've never had the...
02-21-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 54,772
Views: 7,778,791
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Raleigh Comp GS

https://newjersey.craigslist.org/bik/d/berkeley-heights-vintage-raleigh/7064643302.html

I think it's an '81, Japan built frame. Nice shape!

...
02-18-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Ca. 1951 Caminargent

From the AMAZING book by Jan Heine and Jean-Pierre Pradères
The Golden Age of Handbuilt Bicycles

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02-18-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Chr0m0ly

no I have NOT!! I let my touring fettish get in...

no I have NOT!! I let my touring fettish get in the way! Sheesh, I like the simple answer.
We aren't going up mountain passes just the odd steep hill, and that would likely do the trick.
...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By Chr0m0ly

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I unboxed them this afternoon and walking around the apartment is great. More...
02-17-20, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Chr0m0ly

So different crank entirely. The original set...

So different crank entirely.
The original set up that came on her bike, an '88 ST400, was a suntour that had the threaded holes to accept a granny gear, but I swapped it for the shimmy 600 to use a...
02-17-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,412
Posted By Chr0m0ly

That's how I got an ‘83 Trek 720, waited two or...

That's how I got an ‘83 Trek 720, waited two or three weeks before contacting the seller. I didnt need another bike (Ha! Almost said with a straight face!!) and it was priced... fairly.
Anyway, I...
02-17-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Triplize a Shimano 600 double?

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/781209-spindle-length-shimano-600-triple-crank-6207-a.html

...
02-14-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,557
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Halloo Golden Boy! I posted some questions...

Halloo Golden Boy!
I posted some questions about Treks ‘86 Triathlon series but it’s not seeing a lot of attention, so I’m (sorry!) going to do a mini-derail here.

I had an ‘84 610 that I loved...
02-14-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 733
Posted By Chr0m0ly

He IS taking offers... 🙂

He IS taking offers... 🙂
02-14-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 733
Posted By Chr0m0ly

One picture?!? :crash:

One picture?!?

:crash:
02-14-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,066
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Another vote for XP-11's. I was looking for a...

Another vote for XP-11's. I was looking for a pair of pedals to replace the plastic craptastic pedals the PO had on my 520, they didn't even have mounting holes for clips! I was checking the Ebay and...
02-14-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Thanks, thats what I was looking for👍

Thanks, thats what I was looking for👍
02-14-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Chr0m0ly

That's my impression too, I just seem to remember...

That's my impression too, I just seem to remember some 400D and 400T Elances running 32's and I believe the '86 Tri series is just the Elance with 531/tange for the 500 and full 531 in the 700. ...
02-13-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Chr0m0ly

It looks like it has the same geometry as the...

It looks like it has the same geometry as the Elance models, anyone know what kind of tire/fender clearence those have? And if they can be set up as a country picnic bike?
02-13-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Chr0m0ly

'86 Trek Tri series? (5/700)

How do the Trek Tri-series from '86 compare to the earlier 5 and 610 bikes? I see they go from 43 chain stays to 42.5, and that the fork offset is a little different.
Are the Tri bikes comfortable...
02-12-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 85,234
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Oh I don’t know if you’re the special type of...

Oh I don’t know if you’re the special type of person who’d do a good job white washing this here fence, besides I’m just having so much fun!

...Well I suppose you can have a turn for a dead...
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