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Forum: For Sale
07-15-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By robtown

One is for MTB the other is for drop bar road...

One is for MTB the other is for drop bar road bike.
Forum: For Sale
07-14-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By robtown

1986 Schwinn Parmount

$1,100 plush shipping
60cm
Columbus Tubing
Brooks Saddle
Dura Ace
Michellin Tires
Upgraded to bar end shifters and 8 speed

She's beautiful but I'm only taking 4 bikes to FL next...
Forum: For Sale
07-14-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By robtown

Moose Mitts Road

SOLD
Barely used Moose Mitts for drop bars. $20 shippedhttps://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/2019_07_14_17_12_50_f6def6fa8c8f77285563d5922fcf9f05c49f685b.jpg
Forum: For Sale
07-14-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By robtown

Moose Mitts, MTB

Classic moose mitts, very lightly used. $20 shippedhttps://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/2019_07_14_17_13_26_5800504c0d8a0cf5911860e7e859c0be034c4585.jpg
01-16-17, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By robtown

There could be a PowerTap or two available. ...

There could be a PowerTap or two available. There are an incredible array of items for sale, from vintage to modern. Of course the discounts are steeper for stuff a few years old.

I actually...
01-15-17, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By robtown

Without looking at a map I'm pretty sure you are...

Without looking at a map I'm pretty sure you are just a short drive from Westminster. I highly recommend spending the low cost entry fee to come take a look.
01-15-17, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By robtown

1st -- The first post card I got was incorrect, ...

1st -- The first post card I got was incorrect, they sent a second with the correct date.

The Swap is where dozens of vendors (and individuals) bring bikes, bike parts, clothes, and everything...
01-15-17, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By robtown

Thank you, I just got the correction post card. ...

Thank you, I just got the correction post card. Please PM if interested.
01-11-17, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By robtown

Stop Swap And Save Westminister MD 2/20/17

Want to get in early? Want to avoid lines, and get to the other vendors stuff first?

I picked up a single table and will have maybe one item for sale. I'm looking for 4 additional people to...
01-11-17, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By robtown

Stop Swap And Save Westminister MD 2/20/17

Want to get in early? Want to avoid lines, and get to the other vendors stuff first?

I picked up a single table and will have maybe one item for sale. I'm looking for 4 additional people to...
12-13-16, 12:54 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 25,634
Posted By robtown

I think it was a standard sized seat. The...

I think it was a standard sized seat. The individual parts were not expensive but it did add up. The paint job was more than half the cost and very disappointing, she was supposed to be...
12-11-16, 11:50 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 25,634
Posted By robtown

Ruby

Per Private message request - here is Ruby, I miss her.
07-02-16, 09:36 AM
Replies: 17,492
Views: 2,693,273
Posted By robtown

"Needs some restoration' $99 "Falcon"...

"Needs some restoration' $99

"Falcon" English racing bike (http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/bik/5653380855.html)

http://images.craigslist.org/00k0k_1lkdT6HwBNA_1200x900.jpg
01-26-16, 06:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,238
Posted By robtown

I won't have anything to sell, I just need to...

I won't have anything to sell, I just need to get in early and have a place to park purchases while I buy. I have a shiny old school Campy FD as a buy in.
01-14-16, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By robtown

Want to share vendor space at Westminister MD stop, shop, save Bike Show Feb 14th?

I'm considering picking up a $150 10' x 20' (approx) slot at the annual bike show. I'll have very little to sell, usually getting a slot so I can get an early shot at the good stuff. The vendors...
09-06-15, 06:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,325
Posted By robtown

Congratulations - it's 30 years (on 8/31) for my...

Congratulations - it's 30 years (on 8/31) for my wife and I. She doesn't bike but would pick the rear (stoker) seat on a tandem - and cheat :)
06-20-15, 10:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,744
Posted By robtown

Please post the picture! Trust but verify.

Please post the picture! Trust but verify.
06-10-15, 07:25 PM
Replies: 25
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Views: 2,015
Posted By robtown

You cannot go wrong with Colnago steel bikes. ...

You cannot go wrong with Colnago steel bikes. Mine rivals my CF Kestrel for weight - about 18 lbs in a 62cm frame.
06-02-15, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17,492
Views: 2,693,273
Posted By robtown

Clean, leather helmet, leather saddle, and...

Clean, leather helmet, leather saddle, and passable tires. I've seen much worse listed at higher prices. It's got the cool slim simplex skewers - those can go for some bucks on Ebay.
05-28-15, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By robtown

Ok, I checked the bike again. The wheels have...

Ok, I checked the bike again. The wheels have 27 x 1 1/4" tires. Oddly enough I installed 2 different 700c front wheels and the cantilever brake pads still struck exactly on their brake...
05-28-15, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By robtown

I cannot get to the bike now but can answer some...

I cannot get to the bike now but can answer some of the questions.

99% certain they are 27" wheels
24" ctt on seat tube - making it approximately 61cm
57cm ctc along top tube
05-28-15, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By robtown

Fuji Touring IV 24" $300 plus ship

Time to pass on another find. Serial number FL306249 - possibly made June 1983. There are some cosmetic paint and decal (RD) damage. All original as far as I can tell.
If you want a good...
05-07-15, 02:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,066
Posted By robtown

I have about six bikes on Spinlister. I have a...

I have about six bikes on Spinlister. I have a couple vintage (Schwinn ladies, and Raleigh SS) a couple carbon bikes, a steel Ritchey cyclocross, and an aluminum/cf bike. They are all $22 or...
05-02-15, 02:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,670
Posted By robtown

My smallest is 58 ctt, the largest 62cm. Most...

My smallest is 58 ctt, the largest 62cm. Most are 60 - 61. Top tube about 58 - 58.5 with an 80 - 120mm stem. I'm shrinking back to 6' and have a long torso. I hate feeling scrunched up...
04-29-15, 02:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,976
Posted By robtown

Steve, I"m glad I was part of making your...

Steve,

I"m glad I was part of making your grail find possible (sorry St33lWh33ls, but I only had one). On to some provenance - I got it from a widow whose husband rode it for years and was...
03-28-15, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,340
Posted By robtown

She's taken apart for shipping, I'll pick up a...

She's taken apart for shipping, I'll pick up a good box and get her packed up next week.
03-28-15, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,340
Posted By robtown

Your spouse wants you to be happy. My spouse...

Your spouse wants you to be happy. My spouse wants you to buy the bike.
03-28-15, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,340
Posted By robtown

I'd consider a payment plan if you'd save me the...

I'd consider a payment plan if you'd save me the trouble of packing and shipping.
Replies: 14
Views: 885
Posted By robtown

It will be very nice once it is refurbished. I...

It will be very nice once it is refurbished. I just put it up in the sale area as a very attractive price (I hope) for those willing to do the work themselves. While I use Ebay, and it could...
03-28-15, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,340
Posted By robtown

1972 Red P13-9 Paramount - Save this from Ebay

Although this one is my size I have too many projects and a honey do list that is into several pages.

SAVE THE PARAMOUNT -- $775 shipped (lower 48 states)

I will break down the Paramount...
Replies: 14
Views: 885
Posted By robtown

1972 Paramount

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It's 24". I have posted in the classic for sale area.
02-04-15, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By robtown

ROLL CALL -- Westminster Stop Swap and Save Feb 8th

I'm going and will share table #109 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=109) .

I will have some newer rims, jerseys, shoes, car rack, free stuff, and maybe flip...
01-15-15, 06:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 984
Posted By robtown

The last time I had a table no license was...

The last time I had a table no license was required. I made enough to cover lunch and my other costs. That's less than half I'd have made off Craigslist.
01-14-15, 09:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 984
Posted By robtown

I'll bring some bike stuff and maybe some oddball...

I'll bring some bike stuff and maybe some oddball stuff like synthetic motorcycle oil (it's a bike, right?). Also some sort of sign like "S-1 Insurance" That will go over a stack of $5 women's...
01-13-15, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 984
Posted By robtown

Anyone going to the Westminister Bike Stop Swap & Shop

I registered for a table. Does anyone want to buy in @ $25. I have a few things to sell but intend spending most of my time shopping. As a vendor we get in early.
12-18-14, 08:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,890
Posted By robtown

I tell my wife that W=1 M=0 and GF=0 are the...

I tell my wife that W=1 M=0 and GF=0 are the important numbers for me and H=1 BF=0 for her.
08-24-14, 04:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,489
Posted By robtown

My bikes follow a cyclic pattern. I have 10...

My bikes follow a cyclic pattern. I have 10 ready to ride bikes, one build, and a trike = 12 total. That is one for the 12 month cycle.
I have enough vests, jackets, rain gear, jerseys,...
07-07-14, 06:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,982
Posted By robtown

I take them off and throw them into my metal...

I take them off and throw them into my metal recycling bin. I toss the mounting washers and screws since they are not alloy. It simplifies taping and makes the bike look cleaner in pictures....
07-06-14, 08:10 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,463
Posted By robtown

I flipped a couple of 3 speed Huffys that were...

I flipped a couple of 3 speed Huffys that were ok, if heavy. I also rebuilt an Aerowind, replacing the 650 wheels with 27" alloy wheels and installing alloy drop bars and better brake levers. I...
07-06-14, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By robtown

Chrome strikes again

I really shouldn't peruse Ebay when I have funds in Paypal. I'm a sucker for chrome and an ATALA Record 101 Professional in 60cm was on auction. I'm the only bidder. The frameset should arrive...
06-04-14, 05:22 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,380
Posted By robtown

The trike has a control center that shows mph. ...

The trike has a control center that shows mph. I paced him for a couple miles.
06-02-14, 07:02 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,380
Posted By robtown

A 60+ rider riding a TREK with aerobars smoked...

A 60+ rider riding a TREK with aerobars smoked past my powered recumbent trike today. He consistently rode 27+ mph and peaked at 35mph for awhile. I hope to be like him when I age (just over 2...
06-02-14, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By robtown

My recumbent trike (powered) smoked by 60+ rider

I was taking it easy- maybe 23mph on the MUP on my way home. I took my OutriderUSA trike to work today since I'm not up to a 26 mile RT.
After cresting a short hill I was passed by a rider in...
05-18-14, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 757
Posted By robtown

The bikes were nice. I did not find any bargains...

The bikes were nice. I did not find any bargains at the swap meet (besides last years Ts for $5)

I have some photos but the uploader seems to reject them.
04-13-14, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13,470
Views: 2,687,610
Posted By robtown

I bought bike parts sans frameset to complete a...

I bought bike parts sans frameset to complete a Peugeot frame I had acquired last year. I messed up the frame, it was probably French threading so I bought a Puch Pacifica frameset on Ebay. ...
04-12-14, 08:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,382
Posted By robtown

I might have to provide you with a profit since...

I might have to provide you with a profit since I'm late to this party. Despite qualifying for this forum, I've been using electronic book readers for a dozen years. One issue, since I indirectly...
04-05-14, 06:06 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 159,981
Posted By robtown

That Miyata 914 is sweet! Apart from needing...

That Miyata 914 is sweet! Apart from needing tires and the strange overstuffed bar tape, it looks to be in great shape.
03-23-14, 06:12 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,841
Posted By robtown

She is. Here she is with DT shifters, I'm not...

She is. Here she is with DT shifters, I'm not sure I have a pic with the brifters.
http://imageshack.com/a/img155/8554/dscn0986n.jpg
03-23-14, 05:47 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,841
Posted By robtown

My newest steel frame is a Ritchey breakaway, but...

My newest steel frame is a Ritchey breakaway, but that's a cross bike and doesn't ride like any of my road bikes. My Columbus gilco tubing Colnago steel frame w/CF fork is my lightest and favorite...
03-23-14, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By robtown

Quite true but my head tilts oddly so it looks ok...

Quite true but my head tilts oddly so it looks ok to me.


I must have posted to 42 by mistake. It is on my list just a few lines below loose 50 lbs. The new CF stem is actually much more...
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