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07-02-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,348
Posted By SJX426

RiddleOfSteel Great Info\! I don't plan on...

RiddleOfSteel Great Info\! I don't plan on wrapping the bars until I do a check on lever position. The hoods are now in place. Well I was wondering about he ramp up comfort. Moving the levers up the...
06-30-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By jeirvine

You can tell by the spindle markings. I've...

You can tell by the spindle markings. I've grabbed some cheap C-Record BBs from eBay by spying them:
Spc -- ≻ c-record
Ssa -- ≻ croce d'aune
Ssb -- ≻ chorus
Ssg -- ≻ athena
06-29-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 615
Posted By sdn40

Can I get you a bottled water ? Maybe some...

Can I get you a bottled water ? Maybe some Tic-Tacs ? Definitely need your address to send a Christmas Card and some chocolates.
I just went to a website and bought a constellation in your name - I...
06-24-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 56,773
Views: 8,153,935
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

I might be able to but I'm away from Vancouver...

I might be able to but I'm away from Vancouver until Sunday night. DM me.
06-24-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By CV-6

Sold

Sold
06-22-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 416
Posted By Drillium Dude

I appreciate the relevant feedback and feel I...

I appreciate the relevant feedback and feel I have enough answers to satisfy my curiosity.
Cheers :beer:

DD
06-21-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 332
Posted By xiaoman1

Wishing All Dads and future Dads A Happy Fathers Day

To All,
In these times of uncertainty, we can always be fond of our families. I have been enjoying the last few months with my daughter since she came back from NYC...I could not be happier and to...
06-16-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 56,773
Views: 8,153,935
Posted By sheddle

According to the catalog, the Gitane team...

According to the catalog, the Gitane team replicas came with the cool race number holder like that.


Per the '85 catalog, it's a 531c frame. Not a bad price for that.
06-10-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,747
Posted By dedhed

While Randy's former site is gone, nothing is...

While Randy's former site is gone, nothing is rally gone on the net.
https://web.archive.org/web/20190509053836/https://www.mytenspeeds.com/My_TenSpeeds_1/FREE_SITE_1/FREE_SITE_INTRODUCTION.htm
06-10-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,747
Posted By FlMTNdude

Unless I missed something in a post, two other...

Unless I missed something in a post, two other things not mentioned. SheldonBrown.com is pretty much the ultimate online bike source. There are also a lot of good sources for how to adjust, repair....
06-07-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 994
Posted By Drillium Dude

That's awesome! Too bad about the neck...

That's awesome! Too bad about the neck limitation, but to be expected.

Thanks for the photo; brings back many fond memories of cycling the Aloha State for 4 years on the US Navy's dime :)

DD
06-07-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,150
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

I suspect the idea of what is "left of center" is...

I suspect the idea of what is "left of center" is quite warped, if you live in the USA.

"Center" in the USA is "extreme far right" in the rest of the world.

What is "left of center" in the USA...
05-28-20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By Drillium Dude

Those are really, really nice! If I didn't...

Those are really, really nice! If I didn't already have a pair (and two spare pairs of pads/holders/guides/nuts/washers), these would be on their way to Seattle.

I like this version best, with the...
05-25-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 812
Posted By bargo68

Lowering my saddle. I figured out all my saddles...

Lowering my saddle. I figured out all my saddles were about 1/2" too high!
05-25-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 812
Posted By ramzilla

Pasela Panaracer clincher tires are great rolling...

Pasela Panaracer clincher tires are great rolling tires. It's the absolute definite go to tire for anything with 27" wheels. A good performing tire that will put a smile on your face. They also...
05-25-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 812
Posted By obrentharris

Lightweight rims and tubular tires. 1967. I...

Lightweight rims and tubular tires.
1967. I was 15 years old and got the idea I was going to ride 80 miles down the California coast for a weekend event. A friend whose family was seriously into...
05-25-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 812
Posted By ilcaccillo

I had 23C slick tyres, nerver liked the thin...

I had 23C slick tyres, nerver liked the thin tyres and had a lot of flats.
Changed the tyres for 28C with urban/mixed pattern and with an extra layer of protection against punctures.
No more flats,...
05-25-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 812
Posted By The Golden Boy

I didn't believe that tires would make such a...

I didn't believe that tires would make such a marked difference in a bike- I had my 84 Trek 420- and was using the Cheng Shin or whatever 27" tires the bike shop had for $10. When I got a set of...
05-25-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 812
Posted By seedsbelize

One if my oldest, bestest friends lives in...

One if my oldest, bestest friends lives in Haleiwa.
05-23-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 994
Posted By Drillium Dude

I just took a look at Google Earth because you...

I just took a look at Google Earth because you gave me a street name - same shop location, across from Zippy's! Back in the day, there were at least three different locations. The Bike Shop in Aiea...
05-23-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 592
Posted By Wildwood

As a Navy veteran (with 3 siblings as Navy vets,...

As a Navy veteran (with 3 siblings as Navy vets, too) - my only comment is War is the result of failed negotiations.
America's war budget exceeds that of most of the other Nations combined.
Honor...
05-19-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 2,244,734
Posted By Mushrooom

That was my plan all along! :) I finally got...

That was my plan all along! :)

I finally got a word from the original french owner today. I made sure that he understood that he could be honest with me, as our transaction dated from last year...
02-02-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,862
Posted By RobbieTunes

The serial number on my frame is Y8C4620 I...

The serial number on my frame is Y8C4620

I wouldn't mind having that fork, but I'll make do with the Zunow (thanks, @billytwosheds!)
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