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11-05-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 53,118
Views: 7,292,614
Posted By nesteel

'Tis my old frame you bought. That bike rode...

'Tis my old frame you bought. That bike rode above it's class, IMHO.
10-30-19, 09:33 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,983
Posted By nesteel

From a young lady who attempted to cut me off...

From a young lady who attempted to cut me off when she was entering a traffic circle ( I was IN the circle with the right of way): "Get on the sidewalk!"
To which I replied: "Go **** yourself!"...
09-25-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 499,938
Posted By nesteel

Moderating is a tough, sometimes thankless job. ...

Moderating is a tough, sometimes thankless job.
Some of us don't make it any easier either.:saweeet:
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By nesteel

I'm always amused by people asking full market...

I'm always amused by people asking full market value, who can't be bothered to take care of that last little detail. NEW BRAKE HOODS!!!
09-10-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,772
Posted By nesteel

riverdrifter, I know you live in a bit of a bike...

riverdrifter, I know you live in a bit of a bike desert, but if you'd like to try a raised/wide cockpit, I can loan you a spare setup I have. That way you could try it out with no financial risk...
09-10-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,772
Posted By nesteel

I've had good success with raising the bars on...

I've had good success with raising the bars on the vintage touring iron I have, and going to a wider bar to match up closer to what the norm would be on the modern Jamis you have.
09-08-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By nesteel

3x9 is one of my favorite gearing setups. You're...

3x9 is one of my favorite gearing setups. You're crankset will likely run fine with a 9speed chain. The vintage triples I've run with a 9speed rear have never proven to be an issue.
08-20-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,772
Posted By nesteel

You've done a nice job refurbishing that bike....

You've done a nice job refurbishing that bike. Enjoy it for a long time, hand it off to your kids when you're done with it.
08-17-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,716
Posted By nesteel

That persons review is worth the paper it's...

That persons review is worth the paper it's written on. I've personally never seen a Sun Mystral steel rim. If you can't tell the difference between steel and aluminum, can't spell Deore correctly,...
07-18-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,674
Posted By nesteel

Randy, my personal opinion is that any buyer with...

Randy, my personal opinion is that any buyer with any integrity at all would gladly swap the Cyclops back for the QR.
I know I would.
07-17-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,674
Posted By nesteel

Campy 10 = ten cogs in back. Not the "10 speed"...

Campy 10 = ten cogs in back.
Not the "10 speed" you're thinking of.
Forum: Want To Buy
07-07-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,360
Posted By nesteel

I'm over in Lincoln. Does a 53cm Fuji America...

I'm over in Lincoln. Does a 53cm Fuji America Touring Series interest you?
07-07-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,458
Posted By nesteel

You're getting hosed. We charge $20 for truing a...

You're getting hosed. We charge $20 for truing a wheel, and $5 to remove a freewheel. And we'll do that while you wait (provided you're wheel doesn't look like a taco), no reason to keep you're wheel...
Forum: Touring
04-23-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,637
Posted By nesteel

Correction: low and mid level steel Treks are...

Correction: low and mid level steel Treks are easy-ish to pick up. The high end stuff still is, and will remain "keeper" worthy. I plan to pick up a new Trek 520 later this year, but none of my good...
11-13-18, 07:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,406
Posted By nesteel

Reproduction Huret Duopar tabbed washer

I've had a test sample made, and the fit and function are good as the original (tested on my personal Cannondale). Before I have a batch made, who would be in for one, or more if it suits you.
If 10...
04-21-16, 09:34 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 30,685
Posted By nesteel

Automatic street cred.

Automatic street cred.
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