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07-10-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By toavii

Ah, what the hell, I need a black turbo even if...

Ah, what the hell, I need a black turbo even if this is a little more worn than Iíd want. PM sent.
06-10-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By toavii

I think Iíll end up going with RTP in a black...

I think Iíll end up going with RTP in a black wall. Iím going to build up the bike with tires and pedals the last thing I purchase to see what I want to do when I see it mostly complete.

RTP may...
06-09-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By toavii

That Ringle post is pretty cool. I just had...

That Ringle post is pretty cool.

I just had a 3 piece set of titanium red ano Ringle Twister skewers delivered for this project.
06-09-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By toavii

Test fitting. ...

Test fitting.

https://i.ibb.co/wzR81xQ/5-CDEBFD9-7444-47-D4-8-E62-46-B2-DFB227-EC.jpg
06-05-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7,465
Views: 1,932,068
Posted By toavii

How do you like the Girvin? I am thinking of...

How do you like the Girvin? I am thinking of getting one for a project. Bike will only see occasional trail so Iím mainly concerned road riding and potential noise/movement.
05-31-20, 05:09 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 19,598
Posted By toavii

Nigel, 1.5yr Blue Heeler ...

Nigel, 1.5yr Blue Heeler

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05-29-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By toavii

So I think Iím going to turn this one on itís...

So I think Iím going to turn this one on itís head and build with boutique-y vintage MTB parts from 80ís and 90ís.

Thinking Cook, Grafton, Kooka, Paul, and the like. If anyone is holding something...
05-28-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By toavii

Ya, Iím just not certain on a drop bar type...

Ya, Iím just not certain on a drop bar type transformation. I donít mind the bar and the Flite Rockets bar ends but Iím not sure I care for the more relaxed and elongated stem. Thinking of going to a...
05-28-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By toavii

1988 Bridgestone MB-1 Project

So Iíve been in the process of down sizing and moving to other interest. Collection mostly leaned vintage road bikes and have not been feeling super safe out on the road as the years have gone by. I...
05-24-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,415
Posted By toavii

Just walked into the house after it went to itís...

Just walked into the house after it went to itís new owner. Multiple people interested and sold to the first person to express interest after it was listed for 30min. Let me know when you find an...
04-18-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 103,146
Posted By toavii

I have RTB tires on mine. Second set actually as...

I have RTB tires on mine. Second set actually as this bike was posted in this thread a while back. Great tire for this bike.

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02-09-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 615
Posted By toavii

I want an Open but to build to what I want it to...

I want an Open but to build to what I want it to be, Iíd be into it for a lot of money (would likely go custom paint). Iíd honestly probably have to part with all my other bikes to offset some of the...
02-09-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 615
Posted By toavii

Nice. I have a some things here and there...

Nice.

I have a some things here and there waiting for a build but just not sure which direction I want to go.

Have an early Merckx professional that Iíd love to get the poor powder coat...
02-09-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 615
Posted By toavii

One On One and The Hub were two that I know of....

One On One and The Hub were two that I know of. No real idea if they still exist as I havenít really been that active around building lately.

What you moving?

Iíve accumulated some things...
01-26-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,558
Posted By toavii

Iíve bought a couple, only one has stuck around. ...

Iíve bought a couple, only one has stuck around.

Clang posted this at post 40445 4/23/17 for $100. Was bummed I didnít see it in time. Figured what the heck, Iíll call the guy offer $150 and say I...
12-30-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,462
Posted By toavii

Whereís the line for DDís orange Colnago start?...

Whereís the line for DDís orange Colnago start? :lol:

After a long period of swapping bikes in and out, Iíve landed on bikes that will be with me for a while. Although I did have the Colnago...
12-14-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,447
Posted By toavii

Bonkers collection. Fantastic photos as well.

Bonkers collection. Fantastic photos as well.
07-31-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,602
Posted By toavii

Canít say for a 100% certainty that red frame is...

Canít say for a 100% certainty that red frame is a repaint but Iíd bet on it.

Paint in the seat tube (for a builder/painter of this quality? Doubt it.), chrome head tube, chrome seat stay caps,...
07-27-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 10,923
Posted By toavii

Looks good. No doubt you will get it sorted and...

Looks good. No doubt you will get it sorted and looking the part.

Iíve always wanted more or less that same bike for no real rational reason other than the look. I would have made the drive and...
07-14-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,099
Posted By toavii

Thereís a lot of early rigid manufactures that I...

Thereís a lot of early rigid manufactures that I keep an eye out for. They rarely come up for sale. To me, not interested in anything ďvintageĒ with suspension regardless of its pedigree.

My 86...
Replies: 38
Views: 2,546
Posted By toavii

Remove wheels, bottle cages, and any guides...

Remove wheels, bottle cages, and any guides attached to frame.

Iíd give it a wash with a garden hose, a microfiber towel, and Dawn soap to start. Any spots where caked on grease/gunk does not...
07-05-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By toavii

Black saddle, black bar tape. Silver (titanium...

Black saddle, black bar tape. Silver (titanium Jagwire is my favorite) or black cables. New gum hoods. That is how Iíd build it.

If looking to add red, straps would look good red IMO. Add red...
07-05-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,790
Posted By toavii

Sort of the same boat as you minus the kids. ...

Sort of the same boat as you minus the kids.

Purchased a home that we continue to to make our own with various projects.

We got two puppies this spring, brothers Nigel and Nico. They are...
07-01-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3,566
Views: 314,602
Posted By toavii

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48175113332_f6...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48175113332_f6a21467f0_c.jpg

Haven't been riding much or working on many lately but couldn't refuse this.
05-28-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,415
Posted By toavii

Still riding, just havenít seen much come up that...

Still riding, just havenít seen much come up that perks my interest to build.

Casey is trying to pry the Kvale away... Ha
05-28-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,415
Posted By toavii

Itís mine. I didnít notice your email until now,...

Itís mine. I didnít notice your email until now, went to my spam for whatever reason.

Selling to fund my newly acquired wood working addiction. Had it priced higher elsewhere and everyone who was...
Replies: 21
Views: 2,105
Posted By toavii

First, wow, thatís gorgeous. Not a Paramount fan...

First, wow, thatís gorgeous. Not a Paramount fan per se but I would be after that if I was looking to add given the condition.

As as far as price, I would say $1600-1700ish would be a friendly...
03-24-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,459
Posted By toavii

Colnago ...

Colnago
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/717/33115783565_96291eea9c_c.jpg

Chris Kvale
https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5452/30665690125_9bb748d5dd_c.jpg

Cinelli...
12-16-18, 08:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,689
Posted By toavii

This was built up with R8000. ...

This was built up with R8000.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1765/43354233802_7efa8f9880_c.jpg
10-16-18, 10:43 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,378
Posted By toavii

I didnít like the Bridgestone RB-T and RB-1 that...

I didnít like the Bridgestone RB-T and RB-1 that I had. Donít understand the appeal outside of the Grant ideology which I find to be sound.

Hated the Cinelli Supercorsa I had. Pretty bike but...
10-15-18, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3,566
Views: 314,602
Posted By toavii

Does this count? ...

Does this count?

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https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1940/45326127361_1029a1c1a1_c.jpg

60's Grundig KS680. Should be interesting as...
08-16-18, 03:42 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,747
Posted By toavii

https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5452/30665690125_9bb...

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08-06-18, 05:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,573
Posted By toavii

Almost bought this a couple of times. Great frame...

Almost bought this a couple of times. Great frame and nice to see it on the road.
08-06-18, 10:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,573
Posted By toavii

Pretty sure I know what it is. And itís going to...

Pretty sure I know what it is. And itís going to be fun to see this built!
08-01-18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,266
Posted By toavii

Chris Kvale ...

Chris Kvale

https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5452/30665690125_9bb748d5dd_c.jpg

This is a stunning color in person. The craftsmanship and ride ainít bad either...
07-31-18, 02:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,884
Posted By toavii

I have Rat Traps on my Cimarron. Nothing but good...

I have Rat Traps on my Cimarron. Nothing but good things to say about them.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4165/33792778883_f7b40a54e0_c.jpg
Replies: 28
Views: 1,514
Posted By toavii

I purchased the purple Kvale above from Grady...

I purchased the purple Kvale above from Grady (gomango). Iíd have to be in a really tough spot to sell it. Great rider and a stunning bike with incredible workmanship.

Like others have said,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-18, 02:11 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,896,742
Posted By toavii

Probably wouldnít approve of one of my other...

Probably wouldnít approve of one of my other bikes of mine seeing as how itís purple... :)

https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5452/30665690125_9bb748d5dd_c.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-18, 02:18 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,896,742
Posted By toavii

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1765/43354233802_7e...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1765/43354233802_7efa8f9880_c.jpg
07-15-18, 07:33 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,983
Posted By toavii

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1765/43354233802_7e...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1765/43354233802_7efa8f9880_c.jpg
05-27-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 848
Posted By toavii

Looks the part. Nice build! Those tires are...

Looks the part. Nice build!

Those tires are all I use if Iím mounting anything in the 23-25 area. Great riding tires. I get about a year (Spring/Summer/Fall) and a half out of a set on my...
05-16-18, 03:36 AM
Replies: 58,170
Views: 8,496,791
Posted By toavii

Itís the Davis Phinney model.

Itís the Davis Phinney model.
05-13-18, 06:05 PM
Replies: 58,170
Views: 8,496,791
Posted By toavii

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/00z0z_1wd1beorwjv_1200x900_d665d790e6d6405bbeff445abae45bbda838ef7f.jpg
Clang asleep at the wheel? $250 Serotta with SLX tubing.
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Replies: 13
Views: 2,115
Posted By toavii

Looks as if it has potential. I wouldnít be...

Looks as if it has potential. I wouldnít be overly concerned about the tape on the top tube, granted Iíd want to remove prior to buying.

T-Marís number is likely what Iíd want if it was mine. If...
05-08-18, 05:26 AM
Replies: 58,170
Views: 8,496,791
Posted By toavii

This is in my town but tougher than I currently...

This is in my town but tougher than I currently have time for.
04-24-18, 04:44 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 85,027
Posted By toavii

May as well add my 1977 Super. ...

May as well add my 1977 Super.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/717/33115783565_96291eea9c_c.jpg
04-14-18, 05:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,818
Posted By toavii

Iím the same way as you. I donít really get out...

Iím the same way as you. I donít really get out much at all until all the sand/salt is off the roads. Just not worth going down or getting salt all over the frame/components.

Really would like to...
04-08-18, 06:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,657
Posted By toavii

The red one sure is blinged out. Wow. A few...

The red one sure is blinged out. Wow.

A few aesthetic things I would have done differently, namely spacers as mentioned and saddle/bar tape color choices, but that’s quite the build.
03-31-18, 05:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,369
Posted By toavii

I built a Schwinn Cimarron for exactly the...

I built a Schwinn Cimarron for exactly the purpose you describe. Itís a tool around town bike for fun, errands, fishing, brewery rides, etc. Posted all over the site at this point but thread is here...
03-30-18, 04:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,672
Posted By toavii

If you still wanted to check it out in person...

If you still wanted to check it out in person with the weather clearing up soon, let me know. Pictures canít do the paint justice.
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