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Posted By Dean51

I sold an '81 ... the real deal with "Allez" on...

I sold an '81 ... the real deal with "Allez" on the top of the seat stay caps, offset fork crown, etc. ....in the spring of 2017. See pics below. Size was 54. Original paint and decals were near...
06-14-19, 08:24 AM
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Posted By Dean51

I would not ride that crank. I really like the...

I would not ride that crank. I really like the idea of turning it into a bottle opener as suggested by gugie! FWIW, you can reduce the likelihood of developing these stress cracks with some...
06-10-19, 08:21 PM
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Views: 915
Posted By Dean51

Beautiful bike! And good on ya' for choosing...

Beautiful bike! And good on ya' for choosing black sidewall tires on polished aluminum rims.....my favorite. Again, beautiful bike!

Dean
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Posted By Dean51

I found myself in a similar situation a few years...

I found myself in a similar situation a few years ago.....friend & neighbor with a substantial collection of vintage gear was nearing his end. He asked me if I would be interested in buying the...
05-24-19, 06:55 PM
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Posted By Dean51

These are terrific RD's and this offering is a...

These are terrific RD's and this offering is a very fair price. Someone, PLEASE, buy this before I do.....I already have a few as spares.

Dean
05-20-19, 06:57 PM
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Posted By Dean51

Oooooh, a Designer 84 is one of my...

Oooooh, a Designer 84 is one of my regular/first-favorite riders. As such, I view this as an offer not to be taken lightly!

Dean
05-12-19, 06:04 PM
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Posted By Dean51

Installed a straight block freewheel on my beat...

Installed a straight block freewheel on my beat up Ciocc Mockba 80 this afternoon. A 13 <--> 19 seven-speed Suntour New Winner in this case. I'm "jonesing" to ride this now. The only salvation is...
05-11-19, 12:18 PM
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Posted By Dean51

The box is on the move for a short hop across...

The box is on the move for a short hop across Washington State to Reco Very. ETA is Monday, May 13th.

My take is pictured below.....

Dean
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05-09-19, 08:23 AM
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Posted By Dean51

The coveted BoC arrived in Port Angeles, WA...

The coveted BoC arrived in Port Angeles, WA yesterday afternoon. The obligatory teaser photo is copied below. I took a quick pass through the box last night and separated the crap into two piles. One...
04-30-19, 05:36 PM
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Posted By Dean51

Most of my T-Shirts are Men's Medium. My T-Shirts...

Most of my T-Shirts are Men's Medium. My T-Shirts that are Men's Large fit a bit loosely, but still OK. My Oregon Cyclewear jersey is tagged "Unisex Large" and fits perfectly. Soooo, I'm inclined to...
04-30-19, 08:35 AM
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Posted By Dean51

I have one of Oregon Cyclewear's wool jerseys. It...

I have one of Oregon Cyclewear's wool jerseys. It is about two years old, has seen a fair bit of use, and has been through our washing machine several times. Still looks new. I'd buy another without...
04-25-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,044
Posted By Dean51

I'm not available for the ride this year, so my...

I'm not available for the ride this year, so my no-gravel kin will need another guide for the bypass. As past participants have attested, the route is gorgeous and highly recommended.....'course I'm...
04-17-19, 05:21 PM
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Posted By Dean51

I've successfully extended the threads on two...

I've successfully extended the threads on two steerer tubes. I added ~3/4" to a bike of my own and ~1/4" for the owner of my LBS. I used a VAR 40B tool that I purchased from a shop that was closing....
04-10-19, 08:33 AM
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Views: 1,455
Posted By Dean51

Gasoline. Very quick and very effective. Don't...

Gasoline. Very quick and very effective. Don't ask any questions.

Dean
04-08-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,871
Posted By Dean51

Well, I'd like to add my congrats on a nice haul....

Well, I'd like to add my congrats on a nice haul. AND, I love tools! For what it's worth, as I've spent more time in the C&V arena, I've found that I don't have to do much looking for tasty bits....
Forum: Framebuilders
04-06-19, 09:12 AM
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Posted By Dean51

I took a chance on a Ciocc Mockba 80 a few years...

I took a chance on a Ciocc Mockba 80 a few years ago that had been in a "front ender". First clue was there was no fork offered with the frame. The bulge on the downtube was a bit less than the OP's...
03-30-19, 06:45 PM
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Posted By Dean51

Kudos to marius.suiram for a perfect transaction....

Kudos to marius.suiram for a perfect transaction. Nicely packaged, shipped right away, provided a tracking number, etc.

Dean
03-26-19, 01:17 PM
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Posted By Dean51

PM sent on 3/26/19 at 12:17 PM Pacific Daylight...

PM sent on 3/26/19 at 12:17 PM Pacific Daylight Time.

Dean
03-25-19, 09:19 PM
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Posted By Dean51

Please put me in 2nd position for the long cage...

Please put me in 2nd position for the long cage (GT version) if 9volt does not make the purchase.

Thanks,

Dean
03-24-19, 09:20 AM
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Posted By Dean51

I'll defer to 9volt as I was slow to...

I'll defer to 9volt as I was slow to commit.....cocktail hour and dinner got in the way again!

FWIW, the Suntour Cyclone GT is my go-to RD. My needs are covered with the four I have in service...
03-23-19, 06:10 PM
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Posted By Dean51

I'm not seeing a pic for the rears.....I may be...

I'm not seeing a pic for the rears.....I may be interested in the long cage if you are offering the first gen versions.

Thanks,

Dean
03-17-19, 08:43 AM
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Posted By Dean51

Indeed, you may have seen this bike before. I...

Indeed, you may have seen this bike before. I purchased it, and several other C&V bikes, from my friend and neighbor Captain Mike Stenger, a USCG Aviator in Port Angeles, Washington a few months...
03-17-19, 08:27 AM
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Posted By Dean51

I'm with verktyg on this one....."The wear is...

I'm with verktyg on this one....."The wear is testimony to years of pain!". It clearly demonstrates your bike is a rider, not a closet queen /wall hanger. I've got the same wear showing up on a set...
03-17-19, 08:21 AM
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Posted By Dean51

I like it. Dean

I like it.

Dean
03-16-19, 01:20 PM
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Posted By Dean51

Another red Cooper with Super Record trim and a...

Another red Cooper with Super Record trim and a CycleArt repaint. 'Sorry about the pedals.....the Superleggeri's are boxed up.

Dean
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03-15-19, 05:22 PM
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Posted By Dean51

This '62 Bianchi Record hangs in the back of my...

This '62 Bianchi Record hangs in the back of my LBS, The Bike Garage in Port Angeles, Washington.

Dean

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7892/32447922747_b557d7a426_k.jpg...
03-15-19, 09:01 AM
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Posted By Dean51

You bet Tim! There are many route options in the...

You bet Tim! There are many route options in the Sequim - Dungeness Valley with 30 to 60 mile range. I'd be more than happy to set this up. My favs include Happy Valley (eastbound), West Sequim Bay...
03-11-19, 11:16 AM
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Posted By Dean51

ISO: Quill stem for 25.4mm bars with 120mm reach....

ISO: Quill stem for 25.4mm bars with 120mm reach. Would prefer "SR" branding/logo or plain. Must be silver and I'm not concerned about scratches or minor dings as I'm handy with sanding these out and...
03-11-19, 10:20 AM
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Posted By Dean51

I arrived much earlier than expected, so I ponied...

I arrived much earlier than expected, so I ponied up for the 8 AM entry. I was "swapped out" by 10:45 and left for home about that time. Sooo, I missed the lunch meet and I'm regretting that now. I...
03-08-19, 09:47 AM
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Posted By Dean51

.....or build your own! ...

.....or build your own!

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4485/38245364991_cd3a721ac8_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/21gBuyF)IMG_2443 (https://flic.kr/p/21gBuyF)

Dean
03-07-19, 05:20 PM
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Posted By Dean51

I'll be driving over from Port Angeles with the...

I'll be driving over from Port Angeles with the intent of a 9 AM arrival. Tim, our resident Lascauxcaveman, may be with me if he can shake loose from his hotel duties. I'd be happy to see any of you...
02-19-19, 09:10 PM
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Posted By Dean51

I passed along the info re shipbikes.com to my...

I passed along the info re shipbikes.com to my LBS and the FedEx shipping center that is next door. They both extend their thanks to the OP!

Dean
02-19-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,089
Posted By Dean51

"Skiiled at using the right hammers" is key. I...

"Skiiled at using the right hammers" is key. I acquired a Ciocc frame that had taken a "header", though not as bad a the OP's. IIRC, the head tube angle was 76.5 degrees vs. Ciocc's spec of 75. I...
02-18-19, 12:36 PM
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Posted By Dean51

RobbieTunes, thanks for responding. You've given...

RobbieTunes, thanks for responding. You've given me a good lead.

Dean
02-18-19, 12:30 PM
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Views: 239
Posted By Dean51

A thought to wrap this one up..... Selling bike...

A thought to wrap this one up..... Selling bike bits on BF is a pleasure. I contrast this with my experience selling a heap of vintage vacuum tubes on eBay this winter. It has been productive for me,...
02-18-19, 11:49 AM
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Views: 239
Posted By Dean51

Hmmmm, 10 minutes. My last BF sale took less than...

Hmmmm, 10 minutes. My last BF sale took less than 5 minutes.....'must be losing my touch!

Dean
02-18-19, 11:37 AM
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Views: 239
Posted By Dean51

Suntour Superbe FD - As New

SOLD Suntour Superbe Front Derailleur, 28.6 clamp, built-in cable stop. Suntour No. 4532. I don't know the history of this FD as it came to me in a bulk purchase of parts. I first thought it to be...
02-18-19, 09:21 AM
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Posted By Dean51

RobbieTunes Can you tell me more about the long...

RobbieTunes Can you tell me more about the long cage mod to the DA7400 rear derailleur?

Dean
02-16-19, 09:37 AM
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Posted By Dean51

Crapmaster, I'd be pleased to get back in the...

Crapmaster, I'd be pleased to get back in the game.

Dean
02-16-19, 09:12 AM
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Posted By Dean51

I've had success adjusting a Hozan that was given...

I've had success adjusting a Hozan that was given to me after the prior owner gave up on it. What worked for me was to back off (loosen) the adjustment nut to a point where it just started to leave...
02-12-19, 10:11 AM
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Posted By Dean51

I bought a Cyclone GT RD just last week that...

I bought a Cyclone GT RD just last week that should have been in yesterday's mail......but didn't because the USPS hasn't delivered mail for at least four days now due to a series of snow storms. The...
02-12-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 948
Posted By Dean51

Tuesday morning update from Port Angeles,...

Tuesday morning update from Port Angeles, WA.....and about a mile away from Lascauxcaveman as a crow flies. I haven't ventured out this morning, but my Bride reports another 5" to 6" fell last night....
02-11-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,582
Posted By Dean51

I'll be there with some cash burning a hole in my...

I'll be there with some cash burning a hole in my pocket! I need to touch base with Lascauxcaveman to see if he wants to make the drive with me. Someone set up a lunch gathering at U Village after...
02-09-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 966
Posted By Dean51

Damn, that bike reeks of cool. Well done in my...

Damn, that bike reeks of cool. Well done in my view!

Dean
02-09-19, 10:08 AM
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Views: 166,632
Posted By Dean51

teisco ......I think you did VERY well for $600!...

teisco ......I think you did VERY well for $600! I trust you'll be anxious to get it on the road when the weather clears. If it is any consolation, I'm looking out the window at ~15" of snow and it...
02-08-19, 10:57 AM
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Views: 166,632
Posted By Dean51

Welcome to the Lounge!!! Dean

Welcome to the Lounge!!!

Dean
02-08-19, 09:55 AM
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Views: 166,632
Posted By Dean51

From your text description, I'd be VERY...

From your text description, I'd be VERY interested at that price. Pics please if you proceed with purchase!!

Dean
01-28-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 758
Posted By Dean51

Well.....I'm all over the '86 Tommasini...

Well.....I'm all over the '86 Tommasini Racing..... cuz I have one. Like you, it is the favorite in my fleet of eight. Good on you for considering a gearing change, even if it is temporary. I rode...
01-28-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By Dean51

Me too! I did not learn this until just a few...

Me too! I did not learn this until just a few months ago. It is like they "caved" to the pressure.

Dean
01-26-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By Dean51

I can't help you with a replacement cone. If this...

I can't help you with a replacement cone. If this were mine, I'd buy a new replacement cone from Wheels Manufacturing.

Dean
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