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01-29-20, 01:38 AM
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Posted By SurferRosa

You'll probably need to go outside the c&v...

You'll probably need to go outside the c&v subforum for that.

An advanced search with "tannus" in the thread title brought up these results:
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01-28-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 53,814
Views: 7,535,750
Posted By SurferRosa

Is this a rear triangle design that has held up? ...

Is this a rear triangle design that has held up? Are they still producing bikes in a similar way, or was it fleeting?
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By SurferRosa

I'm guessing the Shogun 2000 surpasses the Miyata...

I'm guessing the Shogun 2000 surpasses the Miyata 1000 by an even 1,000.

amirite?
01-28-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,135
Posted By SurferRosa

For only $11, might be time to restock... ...

For only $11, might be time to restock...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Brand-new-Clement-Cycling-cap-Italian-made-Retro-colnago/173222728858?hash=item2854e1149a:g:I7UAAOSw41FarhBD

Grab some new...
01-28-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,135
Posted By SurferRosa

My main one, a yellow Clement, stays bright,...

My main one, a yellow Clement, stays bright, doesn't fade, and helps make me visible to traffic. Two others I can rotate in, depending on the jersey/shirt I'm wearing, are a black Cinelli and a now...
01-28-20, 02:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 254
Posted By SurferRosa

For me, Newbaums cotton and Fizik are so close to...

For me, Newbaums cotton and Fizik are so close to the same cost on ebay, it just depends what I'm feelin' for that particular bike. Fizik sure feels better over 30 miles if you're without cycling...
01-27-20, 01:01 AM
Replies: 53,814
Views: 7,535,750
Posted By SurferRosa

Pretty rare to see a GJ mixte. ...

Pretty rare to see a GJ mixte.


https://images.craigslist.org/00e0e_cfzIGyUcFkZ_600x450.jpg
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https://seattle.craigslist.org/est/bik/d/70s-french-motobecane-grande-jubilee-20/7056635627.html...
01-26-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By SurferRosa

The color, light and composition of your photos...

The color, light and composition of your photos made me stare quite a bit longer.
01-26-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 172,480
Posted By SurferRosa

Wish i had a pic of Black Mamba for this thread. ...

Wish i had a pic of Black Mamba for this thread.

RIP, great one.
01-26-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 655
Posted By SurferRosa

Bike makers in the US outfitted some of their...

Bike makers in the US outfitted some of their '80s bikes with Specialized components at the buyers' request. My '84 Davidson had Specialized hubs, pedals and stem. I also had a '79 Trek with the same...
01-26-20, 12:56 AM
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Views: 7,535,750
Posted By SurferRosa

I bought it today after a few days of craigslist...

I bought it today after a few days of craigslist email weirdnesses. $50 seemed like a deal for a matching 700c MA2/Superbe wheelset. A really nice oddity on an otherwise unfortunate looking build. ...
01-25-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 370
Posted By SurferRosa

Depends on the paint color and height of the head...

Depends on the paint color and height of the head tube.

<ducks and runs away>
Forum: Foo
01-25-20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 597
Posted By SurferRosa

I hear ya. I think my copy of 77 is about worn...

I hear ya. I think my copy of 77 is about worn out.

Try some Television.

https://youtu.be/7KvgP8MlEEE
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Forum: Foo
01-25-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 261
Posted By SurferRosa

Taking Clemson here. I know it's a long shot. But...

Taking Clemson here. I know it's a long shot. But I got a good feeling about this one. Dad always said, go with your gut.

Also taking the Tennessee Titans. Gonna be a good one...
Forum: Foo
01-25-20, 12:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 473
Posted By SurferRosa

Did someone say, Rock Music? ...

Did someone say, Rock Music?

https://youtu.be/8WgJQhFCujQ
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Forum: Foo
01-25-20, 12:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 468
Posted By SurferRosa

This is why I ride a bike.

This is why I ride a bike.
Forum: Foo
01-24-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 553
Posted By SurferRosa

Kiss had some good, early album covers. Dressed...

Kiss had some good, early album covers. Dressed to Kill was one. Too bad most of the music was crap. Still, they were great for us '70s kids. Especially around Halloween.
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01-24-20, 01:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 517
Posted By SurferRosa

Search ebay's cycling section for "vintage toe...

Search ebay's cycling section for "vintage toe straps," and you'll find laminated Lapize and others.

I use new Zefal leather from ebay. They're stiff enough, and come in a few different colors.
01-23-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 53,814
Views: 7,535,750
Posted By SurferRosa

Can you not simply ask him? Seems like a great...

Can you not simply ask him? Seems like a great deal on a super clean tourer.



Actually, yes. They likely show the bike hasn't been ridden much at all as he says in the ad.
01-23-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 53,814
Views: 7,535,750
Posted By SurferRosa

I type "img" tags (inside brackets) around the...

I type "img" tags (inside brackets) around the jpg file name I've pasted from the clipboard. So it looks like this (without the spaces) ...

[ img ] http:filename.jpg [ / img ]
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By SurferRosa

That was thoughtful to include a spare...

That was thoughtful to include a spare helicomatic freewheel in the repair kit.
01-23-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,547
Posted By SurferRosa

My five are all Sugino/Campagnolo, 144bcd, 52/42t...

My five are all Sugino/Campagnolo, 144bcd, 52/42t ... but with new, ramped, 14-28t (5/6/7sp) freewheels.

:thumb:
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By SurferRosa

FD: $25 ($20-$30) Shifters: $30 Rd: ???...

FD: $25 ($20-$30)
Shifters: $30

Rd: ??? Dunno. NR goes for $50ish. I will guess $80-$120. I sure would love to have one.

edit: if the shifters don't have wingnuts, they might be less in...
Replies: 17
Views: 311
Posted By SurferRosa

35t is the smallest on a 116bcd spider, according...

35t is the smallest on a 116bcd spider, according to Sheldon (https://www.sheldonbrown.com/cribsheet-bcd.html).
Replies: 10
Views: 288
Posted By SurferRosa

The real French company went out of business...

The real French company went out of business around '84, so I'm not sure what this is.
01-22-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 427
Posted By SurferRosa

You can usually order folding Paselas for under...

You can usually order folding Paselas for under $30/ea.
01-22-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By SurferRosa

About the same as a new Brooks.

About the same as a new Brooks.
01-22-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 53,814
Views: 7,535,750
Posted By SurferRosa

That's the part that looks so post-apocalyptic.

That's the part that looks so post-apocalyptic.
01-22-20, 04:24 PM
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Views: 7,535,750
Posted By SurferRosa

They would look appropriate in the right...

They would look appropriate in the right application.

Like if Planet of the Apes marketed a road bike.
Replies: 17
Views: 311
Posted By SurferRosa

Is it a full group? (Hubs, skewers, seatpost,...

Is it a full group? (Hubs, skewers, seatpost, headset, pedals, bb, crankset, brakeset, shifters, and derailleurs?). If so, you might be able to get $200+ on ebay. The crank, derailleurs, and levers...
01-22-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 874
Posted By SurferRosa

Not "always."...

Not "always." (http://www.kurtkaminer.com/th_p12_chrome_lg.jpg)
01-22-20, 02:39 AM
Replies: 53,814
Views: 7,535,750
Posted By SurferRosa

These full Vitus 172 frames are great. ...

These full Vitus 172 frames are great.

https://images.craigslist.org/00q0q_gAFPqkUl3kM_600x450.jpg
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01-21-20, 10:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By SurferRosa

I really like these guys... ...

I really like these guys...

https://www.shipbikes.com/

Just an extra $5 for door-to-door.
01-21-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,448
Posted By SurferRosa

I'd have to remove the rim labels first. It's...

I'd have to remove the rim labels first. It's too much. The frame and paint are so good looking and bold already, the nascar labels make my head hurt. Then I'd have to mount a black saddle before...
01-21-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,687
Posted By SurferRosa

All bikes start with "f" after a crash.

All bikes start with "f" after a crash.
01-21-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,181
Posted By SurferRosa

Wish I had a grail bike.

Wish I had a grail bike.
Replies: 34
Views: 739
Posted By SurferRosa

I dunno. Locals have called it Denali since well...

I dunno. Locals have called it Denali since well before the '80s.

"Mt McKinley" is no more.
Replies: 34
Views: 739
Posted By SurferRosa

"Was." It's now "Denali."

"Was." It's now "Denali."
01-21-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By SurferRosa

Looked like a good price until I saw the $15...

Looked like a good price until I saw the $15 shipping.
01-21-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By SurferRosa

Shipping to WA is €14 for a $31 tot. I'll...

Shipping to WA is €14 for a $31 tot.

I'll stick with the $22 Rustines made with real gum.
Replies: 34
Views: 739
Posted By SurferRosa

That's great. I would part them out. They'll...

That's great. I would part them out. They'll probably draw the most attention from buyers.



If selling as a complete bike, you may want to spend those minutes up front making it look normal...
01-20-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 18,294
Views: 2,936,204
Posted By SurferRosa

This weirdo has the gall to say, "ride safe!" ...

This weirdo has the gall to say, "ride safe!"

https://images.craigslist.org/00r0r_6yMwTz509ak_600x450.jpg
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Replies: 34
Views: 739
Posted By SurferRosa

$100 There's so much weirdness going on with...

$100

There's so much weirdness going on with the cockpit and seatpost area. Mismatched wheels that look nothing like each other are a turnoff. And the paint on the top tube is pretty bad.
01-20-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 874
Posted By SurferRosa

Yes, if it's on the left side of the stem/head...

Yes, if it's on the left side of the stem/head tube.
01-20-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 874
Posted By SurferRosa

4 piece Shimano brake cable kit -- $8.47...

4 piece Shimano brake cable kit -- $8.47 (https://www.ebay.com/itm/4pc-Ultegra-Shimano-Road-Bike-Housing-SLR-Brake-Cable-Set-Gray-800-1400mm-NEW/332006761590)
01-20-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2,719
Views: 220,015
Posted By SurferRosa

Same happened to me with my '60 Paramount and a...

Same happened to me with my '60 Paramount and a set of wheels I built for it using '80s Ofmega hubs. They just looked too new with the old bike. Had to switch some wheels around between bikes to...
01-20-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By SurferRosa

Thanks. Learn something new here every day. I...

Thanks. Learn something new here every day. I had no idea vintage Record had any advantage over its successor, NR.
01-20-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By SurferRosa

That's better. You always want any ugliness on...

That's better. You always want any ugliness on the nds.
01-20-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By SurferRosa

L or R?[/color]

L or R?[/color]
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By SurferRosa

Wow. Prices have jumped that much? I used to pay...

Wow. Prices have jumped that much? I used to pay under $35 for these.
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