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Forum: Touring
07-15-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,740
Posted By aeshultz

It's behind a rowing center - a bit hard to find....

It's behind a rowing center - a bit hard to find. A quick Google will give to turn-by-turn directions.
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By aeshultz

I think that's an '83 due to the rear brake...

I think that's an '83 due to the rear brake bridge- but I could be wrong. I just finished building one up- fantastic riding bike.
06-26-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By aeshultz

I tried shoe dye on some scuffed saddles - didn't...

I tried shoe dye on some scuffed saddles - didn't really cover, although you'd think it would. Perhaps it was my technique - seemed to wipe off easily.
06-25-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,983
Posted By aeshultz

Just to update this zombie thread- this Maruishi...

Just to update this zombie thread- this Maruishi TA-18 has moved on to a new, younger owner, who will be having some adventures with it.
The cycle continues.
06-23-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 963
Posted By aeshultz

Agreed on all of the above. I used to wrench on...

Agreed on all of the above. I used to wrench on anything that didn't include bearings. Then a few years ago I started acquiring older lugged steel bikes, and they required a total tear down to make...
Forum: Touring
06-22-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,740
Posted By aeshultz

There is also an invaluable and very active "C&O...

There is also an invaluable and very active "C&O Canal" group on FB. Yes, I know it requires opening up FaceBook to get to it, but just ignore the other stuff - they have up-to-the-minute day-to-day...
06-13-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 58,170
Views: 8,496,664
Posted By aeshultz

Dang- that's a Bradly - the "production" line of...

Dang- that's a Bradly - the "production" line of a former custom builder located outside of Columbus, OH. Yeah, that TT dent is bad, but for $180?? Grab that!
He'd replace that tube for not much $.
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By aeshultz

Well, I'll have to try the 38s, although I'm...

Well, I'll have to try the 38s, although I'm loving the 32s so much, hate to take them off!
05-13-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By aeshultz

Yep- same story. I found an '88 Special, emailed...

Yep- same story. I found an '88 Special, emailed them teh serial # and some photos, had a copy of the build sheet in a day. Fantastic people to deal with.
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By aeshultz

Fishboat- how did you get 38 GKs on the rear of...

Fishboat- how did you get 38 GKs on the rear of your Poprad? I've been riding mine all winter with 32s - LOVE them, but didn't think I could go any larger on the rear.
It has bocome my "go-to"...
Replies: 19
Views: 739
Posted By aeshultz

Ha! I now own the TA18 referenced in AuchenCrow's...

Ha! I now own the TA18 referenced in AuchenCrow's thread - picked it up from him last fall in excellent shape - lovely bike.
Replies: 9
Views: 7,685
Posted By aeshultz

If that fit you and is meant to be a rider - $400...

If that fit you and is meant to be a rider - $400 Hell yes! I'd do that all day long.
05-10-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 47,451
Posted By aeshultz

Thanks for those, Dave. I'll have a look for...

Thanks for those, Dave.
I'll have a look for those brake sets once my local Coop re-opens. I volunteer there, and found this frame & fork hanging in the back - saw canti bosses and 3 bottle mounts...
05-10-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 47,451
Posted By aeshultz

Thanks- I'll have a look.

Thanks- I'll have a look.
05-10-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 47,451
Posted By aeshultz

For those of you who have swapped in 700c wheels-...

For those of you who have swapped in 700c wheels- how did you deal with the brake conversion, specifically the front brake. I'm having problems getting mine to adjust correctly, but then again I...
05-10-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 58,170
Views: 8,496,664
Posted By aeshultz

Very large Ironman in Columbus, OH Can...

Very large Ironman in Columbus, OH
Can facilitate if needed.

https://columbus.craigslist.org/bik/d/columbus-65-cm-centurion/7121787237.html
03-14-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,553
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
...
Replies: 73
Views: 7,285
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: 73
Views: 7,285
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: 10,177
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: 367
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: 2,092
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: 503
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: 503
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: 365
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: 503
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: 2,252
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: 11,378
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: 393
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: 19,616
Views: 3,210,675
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: 14,031
Views: 3,020,084
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: 14,031
Views: 3,020,084
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: 40
Views: 5,071
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....
09-02-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,740
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: 1,409
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: 109
Views: 30,228
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: 2,931
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: 289
Views: 47,451
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: 2,270
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: 2,931
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: 2,931
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: 2,931
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: 820
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: 2,880
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: 3,857
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: 1,438
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: 820
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: 1,438
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: 445
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 # ?
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