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09-12-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7,488
Views: 1,934,030
Posted By garryg

Picked up this Specialized Stumpjumper today for...

Picked up this Specialized Stumpjumper today for $50 Can. 84 or 85 i think. 17 inch frame,24 inch wheels, all original i think and in beautiful shape....
09-11-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By garryg

$100 even

$100 even
09-01-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By garryg

Gitane Tour de FRance

I am thinking of having a look at this Gitane,any thoughts? Price is $80. Hell i might just get it for the...
08-27-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Posted By garryg

Got Me a Bianchi

I was very pleased when i went to pick up this Japanese built Bianchi today. It has beeen well taken care of.Serial number ES438952. Built for Canadian market,thanks TMar....
07-02-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 18,322
Posted By garryg

I was lucky enough to find a 1985 Miyata 1000...

I was lucky enough to find a 1985 Miyata 1000 last year and shipped it to my much taller brother.Got lucky again this week and found a 1991 1000lt that i can ride.I,m loving it....
06-12-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By garryg

Here is one of those Superbes a...

Here is one of those Superbes a...
06-11-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,833
Posted By garryg

Its simple. Would you lay in bed thinking about...

Its simple. Would you lay in bed thinking about the new bike in the shop or lay awake thinking about how much money is in your wallet?
06-04-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By garryg

I have ordered a shorter stem and some Liftee...

I have ordered a shorter stem and some Liftee Height Pads from the back of a comic book!
06-01-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By garryg

When You Come This Close,,,to your dream bike

Being Canadian i have always wanted to have a Marinoni in the stable. This bike came up for sale locally out here on the wet coast which is fairly rare compared to Quebec or Ontario. The seller had...
05-21-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,206
Posted By garryg

I sold the Falcon. One of maybe two of thirty...

I sold the Falcon. One of maybe two of thirty bikes i have sold that i wished i had kept. The rattle can paint job looked good but was a bit fragile.
05-20-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By garryg

C and V MTB

Canadian bike.i bought this for the wife today.owner said he rode it a good five miles,then hung it up in the garage.it is immaculate.serial numberF5090286...
05-20-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,206
Posted By garryg

I did a rattle can paintjob on this Falcon. It...

I did a rattle can paintjob on this Falcon. It has lower end campy and is no lightweight but is a nice ride....
05-12-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,889
Posted By garryg

I shortened these up after looking at the pic,i,m...

I shortened these up after looking at the pic,i,m learning still.
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05-05-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,682
Posted By garryg

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rattle can rustpaint
05-01-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,207
Posted By garryg

Hug my grandchildren

Hug my grandchildren
04-26-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,323
Posted By garryg

When i came up with the idea of buying bicycles...

When i came up with the idea of buying bicycles and touring on the Kettle Valley Rail Trail in our mid fifties my wife was game. We had not ridden since we were kids.

It was 38 degrees celcius...
04-15-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,930
Posted By garryg

And follow Randys advice,put a towel on the floor...

And follow Randys advice,put a towel on the floor under headset in case bearings are loose and hit the floor.
03-31-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,253
Posted By garryg

Le Ptits Train du Nords, Quebec ...

Le Ptits Train du Nords, Quebec
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03-27-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,186
Posted By garryg

Nishiki International, i have not done anything...

Nishiki International, i have not done anything to this bike yet. I have bought and sold quite a few bikes over the last two years and i am keeping this one,and a 1991 Specialized Crosroads i just...
03-23-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,365
Posted By garryg

Nice frame,i just love the name, Super Python

Nice frame,i just love the name, Super Python
03-16-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,033
Posted By garryg

I bought five bikes on Sat,one must choose their...

I bought five bikes on Sat,one must choose their hoarding wisely.
03-14-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,446
Posted By garryg

I put the saddle on, vintage titanium $75...

I put the saddle on, vintage titanium $75 Canadian,thats about ten bucks US:)...
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By garryg

Value of Titanium Bike

I just do not know how to price this bike,i will be selling it on the local Facebook and Craigs list etc. I know markets vary

I believe Sandvik may have made the frame. Mix of components. Dura Ace...
01-27-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,116
Posted By garryg

I am quite new to wrenching on bikes and have...

I am quite new to wrenching on bikes and have made a lot of mistakes,some costly. One thing i found really helps is knowing when to step back and take a break .Often something that is driving me...
01-27-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,718
Posted By garryg

It is a rule that guys over 50 can wear whatever...

It is a rule that guys over 50 can wear whatever hat they like without fear of looking dippy. It is a natural law,like gravity.
01-21-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,957
Posted By garryg

Got to love the One Thousand. I picked up a 1985...

Got to love the One Thousand. I picked up a 1985 last year,not my size. Made my taller brother a happy man though.
01-19-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,464
Posted By garryg

I bought four bikes last Saturday. A Devinci...

I bought four bikes last Saturday. A Devinci comfort bike that is brand new basically,never ridden,maybe two years old. A 1984 Stumpjumper. A late 70 s Maruishi roadace 707 all 600 Arabesque.And...
01-19-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By garryg

Just a bit of fluff,no crack. ...

Just a bit of fluff,no crack.
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01-14-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,163
Posted By garryg

ust be my week for saddle aquisition. Picked up...

ust be my week for saddle aquisition. Picked up this Brooks b15 Swallow off of local CL, 50 bucks....
01-11-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,163
Posted By garryg

Show Me Your Saddle

I love the look of a Brooks but i thought i would start off with todays junkstore find. A lovely San Marco Rolls,classic for sure....
12-31-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By garryg

Happy New Year

Happy New Year to all you C andVers. A big thank you to all of you that share so much knowledge.
Hope you all enjoy a healthy 2020 and get to ride many miles. May your grail bike fall in your lap!
12-14-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,461
Posted By garryg

I thought this site was about love for old bikes,...

I thought this site was about love for old bikes, seems some folks think it is all about making money with old bikes.
12-13-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,461
Posted By garryg

You can learn a lot with a project like that. I...

You can learn a lot with a project like that. I know when i first started messing with these old bikes i would be excited to pull that out of the weeds. Get at her and make her ride again!
10-31-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,351
Posted By garryg

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These two mugs were handmade by my lovely niece Erin. We got them as...
09-13-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 58,202
Views: 8,502,173
Posted By garryg

https://images.craigslist.org/00e0e_86kOJ7pTNSb_60...

https://images.craigslist.org/00e0e_86kOJ7pTNSb_600x450.jpgCraigslist Vancouver $1200. Do you think they went to far with the colour scheme. Thats how we spell colour up here.
09-09-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By garryg

Money well spent,nice bike.

Money well spent,nice bike.
09-06-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By garryg

Whats a guy to do?

As i left the house this morning on my way to physio for the new knee my dear wife mentioned that there was some talk about doing an intervention in the family,something about someones bike...
09-01-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 33,685
Posted By garryg

Identical bottom from "The Italian Built Nishiki...

Identical bottom from "The Italian Built Nishiki "...
08-31-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 18,322
Posted By garryg

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My 1985 i believe. Picked up last week. Have not even given her a...
08-28-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 838
Posted By garryg

Some days It Pays

To check Facebook Marketplace at 6.30 AM. 1985 Miyata One Thousand . $75...
08-13-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,434
Posted By garryg

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My Saronni/conago has the same bottom bracket
07-12-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2,741
Views: 648,686
Posted By garryg

1985 cannondale sr 500

before and after, rattle can paint job,switched out stem and...
07-08-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,189
Views: 250,938
Posted By garryg

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05-29-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,756
Posted By garryg

I have learned a lot about cycling and wrenching...

I have learned a lot about cycling and wrenching on bikes over the last year from two sources, Bike Forums and R.J. The Bike Guy. Serious injury that could have been worse.
02-09-19, 09:37 PM
10-03-18, 05:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,441
Posted By garryg

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