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08-11-10, 02:53 PM
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Posted By terraskye

Sarah!! Bike looks great:)

Sarah!! Bike looks great:)
08-10-10, 09:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,967
Posted By terraskye

Just beautiful....:)

Just beautiful....:)
08-10-10, 07:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,334
Posted By terraskye

Oh yes...I've been drooling over that Mixte for...

Oh yes...I've been drooling over that Mixte for awhile now:) I want a lugged frame too though maybe not exactly like hers. I actually contacted her frame builder today for a price quote. It will...
08-10-10, 10:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,334
Posted By terraskye

I think I tend to agree and I'm going to pass on...

I think I tend to agree and I'm going to pass on this Mixte...I think my long term plan now is to have a frame built for me and have my LBS build it up for me so its my "perfect" bike.
08-10-10, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 821
Posted By terraskye

Edmonton Frame Builders??

I'm looking to having a Mixte frame made for me next Spring but I'm hoping to find a local frame builder here before I commission someone elsewhere.

Experience is a must as I need a good guide...
08-06-10, 02:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,334
Posted By terraskye

Magnet stuck to the rims:)

Magnet stuck to the rims:)
08-06-10, 02:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,334
Posted By terraskye

LOL I just noticed the non matching tires...oh...

LOL I just noticed the non matching tires...oh my....Should I just put a general C&V shout out for a Blue Motobecane Mixte and hope someone comes through??:) PLEASSEEEEEE:)
08-06-10, 01:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,334
Posted By terraskye

Tom, The seller just emailed me back and...

Tom, The seller just emailed me back and mentioned he couldn't find any identifies on the bike to see if it was a Mirage or not.

Is there any other way he could confirm?

TiA
08-06-10, 01:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,334
Posted By terraskye

That is a nice front rack!! We're carfree so any...

That is a nice front rack!! We're carfree so any extra storage spots on the bike will go far. I have a super bike mechanic too so I'm sure if the bearings need overhauled he will be up to the...
08-06-10, 12:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,334
Posted By terraskye

I thought it may have been a Mirage but wasn't...

I thought it may have been a Mirage but wasn't comfortable making a guess. and thanks about the mention about front cargo..maybe a Bates Crate would be in order too:)
08-06-10, 12:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,334
Posted By terraskye

I'd probably say not special to a keen eye or...

I'd probably say not special to a keen eye or someone more familiar with vintage bikes or Mixtes than I am however I've wanted a Motobecane for a year now after first hearing about Mixte Bikes and...
08-06-10, 12:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,334
Posted By terraskye

I'll remember...hopefully I can con errr bribe...

I'll remember...hopefully I can con errr bribe hmmm....find someone to help if the bike is still available and you are busy with daughter school&visit stuff:)

Now I'm hoping the seller will able...
08-06-10, 12:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,334
Posted By terraskye

Kinda related: Best way to ship a bike up from...

Kinda related: Best way to ship a bike up from California to Canada?:innocent:

Also: Tom I may be PM'ing you "just in case" unless anyone else here lives in the SF/Cupertino area
08-06-10, 11:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,334
Posted By terraskye

I will email him today...and LOL that is how I...

I will email him today...and LOL that is how I found the mixte...through google alerts:) best open secret ever!!
08-06-10, 10:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,334
Posted By terraskye

thanks for the offer Tom!! I promised my husband...

thanks for the offer Tom!! I promised my husband though I wouldn't buy anymore bikes until I start working again on the 16th.....I may email the seller to keep me updated if its still available...
08-05-10, 08:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,334
Posted By terraskye

Oh Dear!! ...

Oh Dear!!

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/bik/1883304998.html


Why can`t I be in SF right now...Anyone on here in SF want to help me get this bike if its still available at the end of the...
08-05-10, 05:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,334
Posted By terraskye

From your lips to the Bike Gods ears:D ...

From your lips to the Bike Gods ears:D Thanks....It may take me a year or two but I'm going to learn patience....luckily I still have lots of things do do with the DL-1 to keep me occupied.
08-03-10, 09:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,975
Posted By terraskye

Lovely Bicycles is probably one of the few bike...

Lovely Bicycles is probably one of the few bike blogs make sure to read daily...I'm mimicking some of the same upgrades on my DL-1 that she did on hers...
08-03-10, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By terraskye

I think you should get any of them but #2....that...

I think you should get any of them but #2....that one you should send on a one way trip to Canada:D Now I know where all the Mixte bikes are;)
08-03-10, 06:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,975
Posted By terraskye

oh yes Velouria is a Pashley Princess owner and...

oh yes Velouria is a Pashley Princess owner and BF member maybe she'll see this post:)
08-03-10, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By terraskye

I'm getting those cream coloured Deltas put on my...

I'm getting those cream coloured Deltas put on my DL-1 Friday hopefully:) they just arrived at my LBS yesterday.
08-02-10, 09:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,334
Posted By terraskye

Thank you to everyone for your comments:) ...

Thank you to everyone for your comments:)

Upon further reflection I think I'm going to pass on the Raleigh...In the end its really just didn't grab my attention since my dream Mixte is really a...
08-02-10, 08:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,724
Posted By terraskye

This is what I love about the C&V'ers on BF, none...

This is what I love about the C&V'ers on BF, none of us are above enabling one another;)
08-01-10, 10:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,721
Posted By terraskye

Well if your wife doesn't want it you can send it...

Well if your wife doesn't want it you can send it up here:). I'm totally lusting for a motocabene mixte. It's even the right color:). If you come by anymore please please keep me in mind
08-01-10, 08:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,724
Posted By terraskye

OP~ You should definitely get this one:) ...

OP~ You should definitely get this one:)

Also you can get full chaincases either at

Cycles of Yesteryear (http://www.cyclesofyesteryear.com/cycleshop/sparepart.htm)

or
Yellow Jersey...
07-31-10, 09:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,334
Posted By terraskye

When I go and look at the bike how do I tell if...

When I go and look at the bike how do I tell if its English or made in Taiwan?? Also is 200$ if its made in Taiwan overpriced or not.

Thanks:)
07-31-10, 08:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,334
Posted By terraskye

Here is a picture of the Raleigh 162448 ...

Here is a picture of the Raleigh
162448


If I do buy it I'll be swapping out the drop bars for Nitto Dove Bars (http://www.rivbike.com/products/show/nitto-dove-bar/16-123) which means I'll have...
07-30-10, 09:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,334
Posted By terraskye

Another Mixte Question

Hi again,

So I finally have photos of the Raleigh Supercourse that I may buy but please correct me if I'm wrong but is the SC more of a bike built for speed as opposed to distance and leisure?
...
07-29-10, 06:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,015
Posted By terraskye

What a nice bike..I must say I have a real soft...

What a nice bike..I must say I have a real soft spot for DL-1's though whether a mens or woman's one...I have a 78' ladies but next year I'd like to find a '67
07-27-10, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,641
Posted By terraskye

Sarah, Some more photos soon? :)

Sarah,

Some more photos soon? :)
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By terraskye

I think so too:) Aside from being my ideal colour...

I think so too:) Aside from being my ideal colour I like the fact that the seller is the original owner, the Canadian connection and that it isn't that Sprinter I posted about in C&V yesterday lol ...
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By terraskye

78 Puegot Procycle Mixte?

I have a chance to by this bike but not sure what to offer for it. I have what information the owner has given me including that she is the original owner and the bike kind of mish mash of parts...
07-26-10, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By terraskye

Really? that is interesting. I don't know a lot...

Really? that is interesting. I don't know a lot about Mixtes though but thanks.

though I was perplexed as the seller said they bought it new last year for $300 and I didn't think any of the new...
07-26-10, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By terraskye

I did and the communication is not so good

I did and the communication is not so good
07-25-10, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By terraskye

Yea i think the general consensus is Sprinter but...

Yea i think the general consensus is Sprinter but I can't find any specific info on this bike...argh!!

Thanks for confirming the Sprinter part though
07-25-10, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By terraskye

Can anyone helpe me id this mixte

http://edmonton.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and-sell-sports-bikes-Almost-new-road-change-speed-bike-only-for-90-W0QQAdIdZ219637001

I can't make out the name at all but hopefully someone may recognize so I can...
07-23-10, 09:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 837
Posted By terraskye

I'm taking the Raleigh out in the morning to the...

I'm taking the Raleigh out in the morning to the Farmers Market soooo not really a "ride" per se but will still be very enjoyable. She is such a fun ride that biking is truly now a joy for me, even...
07-22-10, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By terraskye

I did and thanks:)

I did and thanks:)
07-22-10, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By terraskye

Good Lord but YAYYYY I had the thing on the pump...

Good Lord but YAYYYY I had the thing on the pump on wrong but figured it out and I now have air!!! now if it doesn't t-storm I can bike tonight!!


Thanks!! i can actually say I learned how to do...
07-22-10, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By terraskye

I totally apologize for being a pain but I have a...

I totally apologize for being a pain but I have a topeak road morph pump and the shraeder fitting on it is too small for the valve on the bike:( I feel even more inept now
07-22-10, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By terraskye

ok..I have a shraeder pump so I'll try that again...

ok..I have a shraeder pump so I'll try that again and thanks...
07-22-10, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By terraskye

160936best picture I could get of the valve ...

160936best picture I could get of the valve

160934
07-22-10, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By terraskye

Raliegh DL-1 Pump GRRR

Halp Please!!

My front tyre needs air and i can't figure out the pump that came with it...Its the original tubes so those "European" Presta valves?? I'd really like to ride my bike today too..
...
07-20-10, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 772
Posted By terraskye

Thanks...will keep that in mind when I look at...

Thanks...will keep that in mind when I look at it..hopefuly its as nice as I'm hoping will be. I'm not in a great hurry though if I miss out as I do need to sell my other bike too but hopefully it...
07-20-10, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 772
Posted By terraskye

Will keep everyone Veloria as I get more...

Will keep everyone Veloria as I get more information. I really hope its the right size and in good or pretty good condition..hopefully I'll hear from the seller again tomorrow
07-20-10, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 772
Posted By terraskye

oh in that same regards what is a far offer for...

oh in that same regards what is a far offer for the bike if it is indeed in great shape
07-20-10, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 772
Posted By terraskye

He doesn't have it listed yet as its out of town...

He doesn't have it listed yet as its out of town and also needs a bit of tuning up plus he offered to switch out the drop handlebars for me. He hasn't promised to hold it for me and I have no...
07-20-10, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 772
Posted By terraskye

::face palm:: I should have checked Sheldon...

::face palm:: I should have checked Sheldon Browns site too..thank for the link and the tips..I'm going to write that all out and make sure I look for the things you mentioned..

Oh god! Am I now...
07-20-10, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 772
Posted By terraskye

Raleigh Super Course Mixte?

I was going to wait to get a Mixte until this winter but one may have been dropped in my lap. I'll know more next week including photos but I was wondering when I go and look at the bike what should...
07-19-10, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By terraskye

Officially Addicted

I just bought the 78 Raleigh DL-1 from Sixty-Fiver and also while not a vintage bike per se I'm also being a new Pashley because she is classic like to me:)

I also talked my husband into letting...
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