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09-22-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 58,181
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Posted By WGB

^^^^^ A triple, barcons and Shinzano brakes all...

^^^^^
A triple, barcons and Shinzano brakes all for $100.
09-22-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 46
Posted By WGB

Id for Dia Compe levers

Checked Velobase and didn't find these.

My set

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/795x753/levers_15e56afe413222a70fce47c579c728c196ef394c.jpg

Found a similar set on the...
09-22-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By WGB

Confirmed serial in daylight. It is HC14323...

Confirmed serial in daylight. It is HC14323 though last #3 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) is very hard to read.
** The black marks near the lettering are just...
09-22-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 412
Posted By WGB

conspiratemus "a dragons live forever but not...

conspiratemus "a dragons live forever but not those alloy cranks."
That made my day!!!
09-21-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By WGB

I grabbed it and oh what a find!! juvela One...

I grabbed it and oh what a find!!
juvela One thing which struck me at launch time was how much value they offered.
Good call on that. This thing is so light, it makes my League Fuji feel like a...
09-21-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 148,695
Posted By WGB

Isnt that slot to double lock them so they donít...

Isnt that slot to double lock them so they donít get tighter when you get in the car?

Usually the hole for the pin (double lock) is on the corner.

These might be S & W as some of theirs have...
09-21-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By WGB

I'll wait until early winter and pull everything....

I'll wait until early winter and pull everything. Might as well enjoy the last 6 or so weeks of good riding and then tear it down. Looks like an inexpensive way to upgrade....
09-21-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By WGB

Switching over a complete groupset, but....

Sorry if this is a duplicate thread as computer acting weird...

Primary bike

I have a League Fuji which currently running Suntour ARX friction shifting with a 6 speed freewheel. I currently...
09-21-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By WGB

Corsaro Astron

Locally seller has a bike he advertised as an "Astron Corsaro".

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/st-catharines/large-road-bike/1520931873

I believe the company was Corsaro and the model was...
09-21-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 888
Views: 148,695
Posted By WGB

considering how easy it is to open handcuffs with...

considering how easy it is to open handcuffs with a paper clip, that would be considered a free bike around here. https://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/tongue.gif

Not only are handcuffs in...
09-20-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 520
Posted By WGB

Call CHP. They'll tell you if ok. Rest of us...

Call CHP. They'll tell you if ok.
Rest of us are guessing
09-19-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By WGB

T-Mar - Very subtle :thumb:!!!!!!

T-Mar - Very subtle :thumb:!!!!!!
09-19-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By WGB

T-Mar. Negative on the seller. BRC was a backyard...

T-Mar. Negative on the seller. BRC was a backyard "mechanic/flipper" in Hamilton. This one was a very nice man of about 80 in Welland who couldn't recall where he had left the original seat and so he...
09-19-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By WGB

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/st-catharines/ma...

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/st-catharines/made-in-italy-road-racing-bike/1524660244?undefined

I'll pass on this one.

I just got two (BRC mountain bike and an Ascente Aerolite) and I...
09-19-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By WGB

For T-Mar Serial number of TH86 03 129608 ...

For T-Mar
Serial number of TH86 03 129608

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/587x587/sn_8df93241dab0f51b3c5f7c5f3b5133e9a4327158.jpg
09-19-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By WGB

Updated 20 Sep 2020 Serial number is actually H...

Updated 20 Sep 2020
Serial number is actually H 1A2 7073 for T-Mar
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/745x559/1a27073_e04af2103f235139f66efa04eb41461ae4d8a1ce.jpg
09-19-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By WGB

Ascente Aerolite

Just adding this as it's a rare enough brand in Canada, let alone anywhere else. I saw only a couple of references to this brand on here.

Ascente was a Canadian distributor, not a manufacturer and...
09-18-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 19,624
Views: 3,211,278
Posted By WGB

$250 for this? ...

$250 for this?
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/364588878037216

Anyone who would charge $250 for that goes straight to hell. Can't spell and says it's in good condition?

Condition...
09-18-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 58,181
Views: 8,498,769
Posted By WGB

Might be run don't walk! ...

Might be run don't walk!

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/348909012970654

Bianchi for $75 near Rochester, NY

Says "Comes with computer and pouch on the back with spare tube. Older...
09-18-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By WGB

Should have said seller seeking $300 Canadian...

Should have said seller seeking $300 Canadian (225USD) so expensive clips.
09-18-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By WGB

madpogue - Sorry. Tried blowing up photos and...

madpogue - Sorry. Tried blowing up photos and can't be certain, though they do look like they are triangular.
09-18-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By WGB

Damn! Wish I'd seen this ad

Damn!
Wish I'd seen this ad
09-18-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 35,200
Posted By WGB

Ad says 24 inch but this looks over 63cm to my...

Ad says 24 inch but this looks over 63cm to my untrained eye. Braze-ons still present and really needs a cleaning

Basically a Raleigh frame and forks set, looks like a Technium (???) with a few...
09-18-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By WGB

Fahrenheit531 - Not sure I'm right on it being a...

Fahrenheit531 - Not sure I'm right on it being a Miele Beta because ones I've seen had different graphics than this has.
Perhaps Miele Man might know??
09-18-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By WGB

Since seller calls it an "Italian" bike that was...

Since seller calls it an "Italian" bike that was assembled in Canada could it be a Miele??
09-18-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By WGB

"Italian" Beta bike question

Seller posted this bike locally. Seller is a flipper who seems to have no clue about bikes. Not really looking at it but the Columbus sticker caught my eye. Missing sticker on seat tube probably said...
09-17-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By WGB

I checked Velobase and the Rd is the Shimano RD...

I checked Velobase and the Rd is the Shimano RD AL11 and the FD is the FD AL11 and per Velobase they are both friction shifting. I thought all Rd's with a barrel adjuster were index shifting and...
09-17-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By WGB

Glad to here that as I have a set of 7 speed...

Glad to here that as I have a set of 7 speed barcons and a pair of 8 speed brifters so wanted to use one or the other.

Having said that, it's a nice bike for $50 Canadian (38$ US) to bad it...
09-17-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By WGB

BRC donor bikes??

BRC (Boyes & Rosser Cycles LTD) was a Canadian importer that sold bikes, though not sure where they were made. Generally I thought they were junk.

Saw this today very cheap and was about to pass...
09-16-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 442
Posted By WGB

An overly tight headset can cause steering...

An overly tight headset can cause steering issues. Possibly if bike sat a very long time the headset grease can be either gone or turned to varnish. Also if ridden without clean serviceable grease...
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By WGB

Where are you? Location matters because in an...

Where are you?
Location matters because in an area where people bike it'll sell faster than where they don't. Also cities price higher than small towns. Bigger market means local sale which is good...
09-16-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 367
Posted By WGB

I had a Peugeot (or in this case a...

I had a Peugeot (or in this case a Peugeut:innocent:) with the same RD with same smooth wheel and also a Raleigh. I had a Gitane with smooth pulleys on an Alvit (Huret) RD. If it was a mod it must've...
09-16-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19,624
Views: 3,211,278
Posted By WGB

Words fail me ...

Words fail me

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1267917553552938

3 wheel tandem bike
CA$400
Sporting Goods (https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/107451579284367/sports/)
õ
Outdoor...
09-16-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 19,624
Views: 3,211,278
Posted By WGB

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/42211215...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/422112155430012

So, seller has a basic boom bike with very low end components having been upgraded with a strap on bottle cage and a cheap saddle. He...
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By WGB

If no one on here replies, the Cabe people love...

If no one on here replies, the Cabe people love these 😀😀
09-13-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 560
Posted By WGB

That maybe over engineering but that is still...

That maybe over engineering but that is still cool.
09-13-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 58,181
Views: 8,498,769
Posted By WGB

Slightly cheaper than above and I'm unsure if...

Slightly cheaper than above and I'm unsure if value there for the money but nice set anyway.

Buffalo, NY listed yesterday for $400 (owner taking offers)
...
09-13-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 148,695
Posted By WGB

seedsbelize Didn't look to hard at the...

seedsbelize
Didn't look to hard at the caliper. The bike was in for a tune up at the builder's and I was in for some work and saw it and asked to photo. I like his stuff and thought the head badge...
09-12-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 560
Posted By WGB

Thanks all. I soaked penetrating oil into...

Thanks all.

I soaked penetrating oil into the cup for two days. Wrapped in strap then used locking pliers. Came off a charm. Stupid design to have a smooth surface.

I'll probably reuse as only...
09-12-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 560
Posted By WGB

Ps I even tried eBay Italy but didn't find a...

Ps I even tried eBay Italy but didn't find a similar headset, let alone a tool to remove one
09-12-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 560
Posted By WGB

Odd headset removal advice?

I am trying to rebuild an early 70's Bottecchia for a neighbour.

It not only has cottered cranks (one day I'll find a reasonably priced tool), it has a Regina GS Corse freewheel which required...
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By WGB

It doesn't look like the same bike. Stickers look...

It doesn't look like the same bike. Stickers look different on 2nd bike and 2nd bike looks better quality frame. Perhaps error posting photos?
09-09-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By WGB

merziac You made them yourself? Look very...

merziac

You made them yourself? Look very effective. Printed or homemade mold? I have a set Universal levers myself and can't recall if I have hoods.
09-09-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 19,624
Views: 3,211,278
Posted By WGB

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/33365837...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/333658374544972

So, is this scamming or just a serious optimism imbalance? I am impressed by the idea that the condition is "fair", "it's not in bad...
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By WGB

You have 4 posts now. When you are new you can...

You have 4 posts now.
When you are new you can only add 5 in a day. This is a way of discouraging spammers, and also people joining just to list bikes for sale. Once you hit 10 posts you can load...
09-07-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 58,181
Views: 8,498,769
Posted By WGB

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/34560628...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/345606283245029
"Mens bike for sale"
$160
Actually a Miyata 721 in North Olmstead Ohio (near Cleveland)

For sale men's Miyata bike, the crank to frame...
09-07-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 58,181
Views: 8,498,769
Posted By WGB

Portland Ore. Peugeot Course for taller folk $75...

Portland Ore. Peugeot Course for taller folk $75 listed late last night

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3577138315654252

"Everything works 100% Firm on price NO EXCEPTIONS offer will...
09-07-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By WGB

leecycle juvela Thank you! I'll post...

leecycle
juvela

Thank you! I'll post photos when it's done. I will try to sell her on replacing the steel rims with aluminium (unless it's just a rare, sunny day rider) as not a fan of those....
09-06-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,294
Posted By WGB

Guessing I'll need a new cloth base strip....

Guessing I'll need a new cloth base strip. Assuming I can just get a strip of cotton the width of the tire and cut to fit??
09-06-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,294
Posted By WGB

I removed an older tubular to add more glue. Base...

I removed an older tubular to add more glue. Base cloth strip was torn and came off. So, without considering it should be replaced I tossed the old cloth strip and glued tire directly to the rim....
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