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03-21-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Hobbiano

Pm inbound on the Suntour rd.

Pm inbound on the Suntour rd.
03-18-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By Hobbiano

They might be Mavic Module 3's: VeloBase.com -...

They might be Mavic Module 3's: VeloBase.com - Component: Mavic Module 3 (http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=af623581-edc7-4a96-9009-33837e99cb5a&Enum=107)
03-18-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By Hobbiano

I believe G40's were similar to MA40's and both...

I believe G40's were similar to MA40's and both had double eyelets and dark anodized finish. MA2's also were double eyelets I believe and polished.
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02-17-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By Hobbiano

I'll take the Specialized. Pm on the way.

I'll take the Specialized. Pm on the way.
02-04-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,412
Posted By Hobbiano

What? No pictures?

What? No pictures?
02-02-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,412
Posted By Hobbiano

If the Portage and the Miyata 610 are both in...

If the Portage and the Miyata 610 are both in nice shape, I'd get them both - then try to decide which one I liked best. Those are good prices for great bikes.
02-02-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,586
Posted By Hobbiano

In the pictures above the bike has a kickstand....

In the pictures above the bike has a kickstand. You should check that the chainstays haven't been crushed from over-tightening the kickstand. I little denting is okay, if it doesn't bother you....
02-02-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,586
Posted By Hobbiano

If it worries you, you could just bring a spare...

If it worries you, you could just bring a spare axle, and ball bearings, since they fall out when you remove the wheel with the broken axle. If you don't have the tools with you, someone will come...
01-18-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 44,103
Posted By Hobbiano

Nice!

Nice!
01-18-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By Hobbiano

Sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do.

Sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do.
01-18-20, 12:38 PM
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Views: 44,103
Posted By Hobbiano

Early to mid '60s Goya G30 classical. ...

Early to mid '60s Goya G30 classical.


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01-18-20, 12:24 PM
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Views: 44,103
Posted By Hobbiano

'67 bird. Purchased new in '67 by my brother. He...

'67 bird. Purchased new in '67 by my brother. He sold it to me around 1980.
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01-18-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 44,103
Posted By Hobbiano

Very awesome. What type of finish did you...

Very awesome.

What type of finish did you use?

If you're interested, I posted a couple D28 style that I built in post #529 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=529) .
01-18-20, 10:16 AM
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Views: 44,103
Posted By Hobbiano

What did you start with?

What did you start with?
01-17-20, 11:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By Hobbiano

You might want to disassemble the helicomatic...

You might want to disassemble the helicomatic hubs and if the cones and races are in good condition go ahead and overhaul them and use them. The cones seem to go first and replacements are difficult...
01-15-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 44,103
Posted By Hobbiano

Sounds nice. Is the fingerboard flat or does it...

Sounds nice. Is the fingerboard flat or does it have a radius to it? Thanks.
01-14-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 988
Posted By Hobbiano

The 760 & 770 had a different frame then the 560....

The 760 & 770 had a different frame then the 560. In '86 the 560 had a main triangle of Reynolds 531 and forks and stays of chrome moly. The 760 and 770 had 531 main tubes, fork, and stays. In '86...
01-13-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 988
Posted By Hobbiano

My guess would be to drill a hole at the end of...

My guess would be to drill a hole at the end of the crack like others have said. It seems like as long as the seatpost was the correct size, the seatpost clamp bolt would prevent it from getting any...
01-11-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 44,103
Posted By Hobbiano

Love the finish on that Guild!

Love the finish on that Guild!
01-11-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 44,103
Posted By Hobbiano

Is that a steel string or a nylon/gut string?...

Is that a steel string or a nylon/gut string? Looks to be in great shape. I like it.
01-11-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By Hobbiano

And the price included shipping. So thats...

And the price included shipping. So thats probably $12. Heck yeah.
01-10-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By Hobbiano

I think thats a fair price for one in nice...

I think thats a fair price for one in nice condition. I've been watching for one for a little while and the ones I've seen for less were kind of beat.
01-10-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By Hobbiano

Dibbs!

Dibbs!
01-10-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 44,103
Posted By Hobbiano

Umm, i had to research that. Apparently, the "7up...

Umm, i had to research that. Apparently, the "7up green was more of a candy green (than Sherwood green metallic) used on some Eric Clapton strats in the late 80's and early 90's like the pictures I...
01-08-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 44,103
Posted By Hobbiano

Just did a quick search and it seems this is...

Just did a quick search and it seems this is likely a Univox Hi-Flier Phase four model from around 1977. If the pickups aren't dead I should be able to make a decent player out of it. It does have a...
01-08-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 44,103
Posted By Hobbiano

This might be vintage. I found it street side on...

This might be vintage. I found it street side on garbage day on the way to work. Needs a few repairs....
01-08-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 44,103
Posted By Hobbiano

A few Strats. A couple American Vintage Reissues...

A few Strats. A couple American Vintage Reissues - a '57 & a '59 - the burst is from '87 and the Sherwood green is of "much later vintage". And a white "recent vintage" Eric Johnson Strat. All are...
01-04-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,341
Posted By Hobbiano

Yes you can. You can even remove the guard...

Yes you can. You can even remove the guard (depends on the particular grinder & only on a buffing wheel) for better access. But be sure to not approach the buffing wheel with the work against the...
01-04-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,986
Posted By Hobbiano

These guys. Nina and Andy. Three surgeries in...

These guys. Nina and Andy. Three surgeries in 2019. Andy had emergency surgery for an intestinal blockage twice (a giant acorn, both times) and Nina had a mast cell tumor removed behind her left ear....
01-03-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By Hobbiano

I believe these were made in 1972 & 1973 only and...

I believe these were made in 1972 & 1973 only and were offered in either 21" or 23" sizes, measured center to top. This one looks to be what Schwinn called a 23".
Shipping would probably be around...
12-27-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 601
Posted By Hobbiano

I'd like to see some close-ups of those welds.

I'd like to see some close-ups of those welds.
12-24-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By Hobbiano

A lot of people get around N.O. on bicycles....

A lot of people get around N.O. on bicycles. Bikes are used more there for transportation then in other parts of the state - like Baton Rouge.

Tim at Bicycle Michael's straightened a tweaked fork...
12-22-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,989
Posted By Hobbiano

Thanks. Did you sand between coats to level it...

Thanks. Did you sand between coats to level it and break the gloss?
12-22-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,989
Posted By Hobbiano

It looks great! Care to share any tips on how you...

It looks great! Care to share any tips on how you got a brush paint job to look that good?
11-30-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By Hobbiano

Pm on the way!

Pm on the way!
11-29-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Hobbiano

No. Sorry. I just think maybe the seller should...

No. Sorry. I just think maybe the seller should have posted "sold". But he may just be out of pocket for the Thanksgiving holiday.
11-29-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,771
Posted By Hobbiano

What I would do, even before trying any rust...

What I would do, even before trying any rust remover solution, would be to scrape and/ or wire brush the various problem areas, to try to determine the worst spot, as far as depth of rust and...
11-28-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Hobbiano

I bought & paid for these 5 days ago.

I bought & paid for these 5 days ago.
11-23-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Hobbiano

Pm on the way.

Pm on the way.
11-07-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 852
Posted By Hobbiano

Thats a pretty one.

Thats a pretty one.
11-07-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By Hobbiano

Sent you a message.

Sent you a message.
10-27-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By Hobbiano

Sent a pm. I would like to buy pending fd clamp...

Sent a pm. I would like to buy pending fd clamp size confirmation.
10-26-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By Hobbiano

What size is the front derailleur clamp - 28.6 or...

What size is the front derailleur clamp - 28.6 or 31.8?

Is the bottom bracket for a road bike 68mm or mountain bike 70 something mm?

Thanks
10-26-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By Hobbiano

Pm sent on the Cyclones.

Pm sent on the Cyclones.
10-19-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 542
Posted By Hobbiano

It seems to have the brazed on boss for the...

It seems to have the brazed on boss for the Suntour symmetric shifters. So someone retrofitted the stem shifters at some point.
10-09-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,032
Posted By Hobbiano

I think they only came with the wrap around logo...

I think they only came with the wrap around logo on the seat tube. Someone may have added one on the down tube.

According to the brochure, its 531 double butted main tubes and Ishiwata 0265...
10-06-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 966
Posted By Hobbiano

But yes, if you feel they're too tight, do as...

But yes, if you feel they're too tight, do as Lascauxcaveman says above.
10-06-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 966
Posted By Hobbiano

I have a few sets of MKS Sylvan Touring pedals....

I have a few sets of MKS Sylvan Touring pedals. They were a bit tight when I first got them and I thought I'd adjust the bearing preload. But I kept putting it off, They're smooth as can be now with...
09-22-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,658
Posted By Hobbiano

Yeah. It's a great deal. I'd probably buy it if...

Yeah. It's a great deal. I'd probably buy it if it was a 54cm. It's like a nice bike shows up at a really good price, and all the people here that it fits, and you know they're here, suddenly...
09-19-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By Hobbiano

Boulder bicycle has the cones. 14.50/pr....

Boulder bicycle has the cones. 14.50/pr. Sometimes they have the cups.

Found More! Campagnolo Vintage Rear Cone Pair NOS - fits Campy Nuovo Record and Victory and others...
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