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03-14-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,459
Posted By aeshultz

Poprad True Temper OX

[QUOTE=ctak;21356396]True temper platinum ox is similar to 853. Lemond moved away from 853 mid 2000s as I recall
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Replies: 72
Views: 5,693
Posted By aeshultz

That looks like it- the most incredible riding...

That looks like it- the most incredible riding bike at >20 mph I think I've ever been on.
Replies: 72
Views: 5,693
Posted By aeshultz

I've got to give props to BlueDevil63- sold him...

I've got to give props to BlueDevil63- sold him my early '70s Masi, he did it up right and passed it on. Nice work.
11-11-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,760
Posted By aeshultz

Just went through all of this when my decades-old...

Just went through all of this when my decades-old trusty Bolles needed a new prescription. The insert was so old that they shattered when the lab tried inserting the new progressive lenses. Insert...
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By aeshultz

There's also a dedicated site; ...

There's also a dedicated site;
http://bonustomato.com (http://bonustomato.com/)

I sold mine there quickly.
Replies: 29
Views: 1,598
Posted By aeshultz

You done good. An old friend had one of those -...

You done good. An old friend had one of those - very nice bikes.
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By aeshultz

Thanks again, T-Mar. And yes, the plan is for...

Thanks again, T-Mar.
And yes, the plan is for the Co-op to be able to rebuilt this appropriately.
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By aeshultz

Thanks to both, esp. T-Mar for his generosity...

Thanks to both, esp. T-Mar for his generosity with his knowledge. Yes, the bike is a mess, but would be stripped down to the frame and rebuilt. The Co-op asked if I could find any info on the bike,...
10-25-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By aeshultz

I just dropped a 22.2 stem into my '83 today -...

I just dropped a 22.2 stem into my '83 today - fit right in.
So the '83s were Tange #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) ? I had forgotten that.
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By aeshultz

Can anyone ID this Astro-Diamler?

This older A-D showed up at the local Co-op. Can anyone give me some idea of what frame this might be, possibly what tubing? Unfortunately this looks to have been repainted, and most if not all of...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,778
Posted By aeshultz

Good pickup. I solved my Poprad's front brake...

Good pickup. I solved my Poprad's front brake chatter with at fork-mounted cable hanger. Chatter is gone, and the bike is one of my favorites.
10-11-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,275
Posted By aeshultz

One that surprised me was a Marinoni Special....

One that surprised me was a Marinoni Special. Columbus SL built with all Campy - it was steep and stiff, def. a crit bike. Just didn't work for me at all. Moved it on quickly....
09-27-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By aeshultz

Cool- you'll love it. I've got one of the True...

Cool- you'll love it. I've got one of the True Temper OX frames - light and snappy also. I recently put 32c Gravel Kings on it. At 50-60 psi, they are amazing.
09-11-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18,579
Views: 3,004,541
Posted By aeshultz

I actually emailed him about this - he's not too...

I actually emailed him about this - he's not too far from me. He had some explanation that didn't make any sense, so I moved on. Is probably a nice bike, but I'm building up my own.
09-04-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13,849
Views: 2,903,845
Posted By aeshultz

Critical- I don't know much about these frames,...

Critical- I don't know much about these frames, but the presence of the tab under the top tube often indicates a pro race team bike, as this tab was the number-plate holder. You might want to check...
09-03-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13,849
Views: 2,903,845
Posted By aeshultz

[QUOTE=Padgett;21105093]Saved this in the middle...

[QUOTE=Padgett;21105093]Saved this in the middle of nowhere Mississippi from an unloving home. Facebook ad was titled "SHIMANO MOUNTAIN BIKE." These are AS IS pictures, before i even washed it off....
09-03-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,479
Posted By aeshultz

Just to spread the Mariushi love, I recently...

Just to spread the Mariushi love, I recently picked up this '85-'86 TourAce TA18 touring bike from a former member- it is very similar to the MA mountain bikes....
09-03-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 16,735
Posted By aeshultz

Had one, Turbo actually. It was great for hauling...

Had one, Turbo actually. It was great for hauling bikes, not so great for staying running.
09-02-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,031
Posted By aeshultz

I dunno. I've had a Cross Check for most of this...

I dunno. I've had a Cross Check for most of this season, does what I ask it to do, but somehow, the kool-aid isn't taking effect. I had it out on gravel this morning, quite frighteningly twitchy...
09-02-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,017
Posted By aeshultz

Nice Classic! I've got a '96 Catalyst, no such...

Nice Classic! I've got a '96 Catalyst, no such holes in the dropouts. I'd doubt that you'll be able to tap that Ti, but smarter folks than me will soon ad on here.
09-01-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,180
Posted By aeshultz

And just to keep this going- this is the TA18...

And just to keep this going- this is the TA18 Tourace previously owned by
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_4964_65f3de741b570ecb2c984e1f24c2b48694367484.jpg...
Replies: 43
Views: 2,662
Posted By aeshultz

Heck, I'd do $199 all day long for that bike-...

Heck, I'd do $199 all day long for that bike- esp. considering everything on it.
08-30-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 38,086
Posted By aeshultz

Question for those who have swapped 700c for 27"...

Question for those who have swapped 700c for 27" wheels on the cantilever brake models- what brakes have you used to make the original posts work for the 700c wheels? I picked up what I'm pretty sure...
08-29-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,306
Posted By aeshultz

[QUOTE=radii;21098774]Thanks for posting this!...

[QUOTE=radii;21098774]Thanks for posting this! Over the years I've toyed with the idea of putting of disc fork on my cross-check. I figured the Straggler disc fork would be the obvious choice, since...
Replies: 43
Views: 2,662
Posted By aeshultz

Those are, in fact, B135s. The problem is that...

Those are, in fact, B135s. The problem is that they are the narrowest made- I feel like I'm in a Superman position riding on the hoods!
Replies: 43
Views: 2,662
Posted By aeshultz

Well, I added to the activity and picked up this...

Well, I added to the activity and picked up this Mariuishi Tourace TA18 from a former member here, Auchencrow. Rides and handles very well, extremely smooth. I might swap the bars for something...
Replies: 43
Views: 2,662
Posted By aeshultz

Check back tomorrow- I might be adding to the...

Check back tomorrow- I might be adding to the fleet. Although this one is already a known forum entry.
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By aeshultz

I've never personally rolled a tire, but I've...

I've never personally rolled a tire, but I've seen riding partners do it- not pretty. Good call on the clinchers.
Replies: 26
Views: 2,675
Posted By aeshultz

Just to add a thought to the excellent advice...

Just to add a thought to the excellent advice already offered here - if it's a private sale, you can always drop the bike at a trusted/ prearranged shop and have the shop pack and ship, with the...
08-18-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,451
Posted By aeshultz

Prowler- have a great ride. I did that in early...

Prowler- have a great ride. I did that in early June, but credit-carded it. Good idea to avoid the C&O for now.
Replies: 13
Views: 1,129
Posted By aeshultz

Ad is still up, and seller is not responding....

Ad is still up, and seller is not responding. Zombie ad just to tease us.
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By aeshultz

Also be aware that old tubie glue (any glue of...

Also be aware that old tubie glue (any glue of unknown provenance) is very fragile- i.e. the tires can easily roll off the rims on the first hard corner. They should be removed and re-glued if you're...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,129
Posted By aeshultz

Did you manage to pick this one up?

Did you manage to pick this one up?
08-06-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By aeshultz

Very nice! And using a Serotta F1 fork. I wonder...

Very nice! And using a Serotta F1 fork. I wonder if anyone has records to ID the serial # ?
08-06-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By aeshultz

I ran 35s, and made sure that I had fenders-...

I ran 35s, and made sure that I had fenders- ended up riding straight through most of the holes, works better that trying to skirt them.
08-06-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,488
Posted By aeshultz

Timely subject, because last fall I did what I...

Timely subject, because last fall I did what I didn't think I'd ever do and sold the '71 Masi Gran Criterium. It just deserved to be ridden and used. And just last week I sold the '88 Ironman Master...
08-05-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,462
Posted By aeshultz

I'd be interested in hearing Mike Varney's (Black...

I'd be interested in hearing Mike Varney's (Black Mountain Cycles) take on this. To me, his Monstercross frames come very close to the strict original definition; 40-50c tires, flared dirt drops,...
08-05-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,621
Posted By aeshultz

Off-topic, but didn't J-Me have a brother riding...

Off-topic, but didn't J-Me have a brother riding at the same time? I believe I saw J-Me win the New Jersey junior championship in the early '80s? Crossed the line not even winded, stopped and asked...
08-05-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By aeshultz

Good for you- skinny tires. I did that ride in...

Good for you- skinny tires. I did that ride in June- how was the C&O between Cumberland and Hancock? I was riding with couple of guys on skinny road tires, and they weren't having fun with the...
07-14-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,176
Posted By aeshultz

Is it just me, or is Bobke starting to look like...

Is it just me, or is Bobke starting to look like Bob Weir? Either way, I love this guy. He's a self-described "Caveman" on a bike, and his stories of the early days of Americans racing in Europe are...
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By aeshultz

Hmm- didn't think of 650B. That would be a great...

Hmm- didn't think of 650B. That would be a great project.
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By aeshultz

Agreed. I'd love to see how much tire I could...

Agreed. I'd love to see how much tire I could stuff in there. But then again, that's just my thing these days.
Then again, my Poprad will only take 700x33, but still rides wonderfully. Had it out...
07-07-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,193
Posted By aeshultz

Congrats on the frame find, Ryan! I'd like to do...

Congrats on the frame find, Ryan! I'd like to do UnPAved this year (assuming a new BMC MCD in time), perhaps I'll have to look you up if I do.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-15-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,886
Posted By aeshultz

Thanks guys. I've looked at Thor - doesn't list...

Thanks guys. I've looked at Thor - doesn't list them, but I could ask. I did kluge a collar under the roll pin, works well, but not "proper."
I'll keep looking.
06-15-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,193
Posted By aeshultz

Cross Check feedback

Ryan- I'm in lot of the same places as you on the choices, wanted to chime in with my experience. I recently picked up a 54cm Cross Check w/ a Straggler fork (disk and lots of braze-ons), very well...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-14-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,886
Posted By aeshultz

Found an '88 Dahon Classic - looking for parts

Found a 1988 Dahon Classic in very nice original condition, and it doesn't need much at all. I would like to find the knob that disconnects the diagonal brace from the steering column (pulls up to...
Forum: Touring
05-09-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,088
Posted By aeshultz

AusTexMex - Thanks for the info. I'll be coming...

AusTexMex - Thanks for the info. I'll be coming thru there Monday June 3rd, and I'll be staying at the Donges Drive-in Motel in Meyerdale. Just looked too cool to pass up.
04-24-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 54,832
Views: 7,789,957
Posted By aeshultz

Miyata 1000 at the Co-op

While this more likely belongs in the "Found at the Co-op" thread, I thought I'd post it here for the traffic. Saw this at a local co-op yesterday, not yet cleaned or priced. I didn't think to...
02-26-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 929
Posted By aeshultz

And- I left tonight without putting a mic on the...

And- I left tonight without putting a mic on the seatpost- sorry!
We'll accept the Puch ID as "close enough."
Thanks to everyone for the help!
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