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12-29-19, 11:37 AM
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Posted By jetboy

yeah 16" wheels~

yeah 16" wheels~
12-28-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By jetboy

here is the little guy: sorry its not a beauty...

here is the little guy: sorry its not a beauty shot.. just it sitting in storage. but you can see the extra battery/seat post sitting behind it.. you can just swap them in.
...
12-26-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,063
Posted By jetboy

heh. you took it too much to heart. I meant the...

heh. you took it too much to heart. I meant the photo of the bike in front of the fireplace was not in focus...
12-26-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 53,636
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Posted By jetboy

Stair guy! I love stair guy- I bought a bike from...

Stair guy! I love stair guy- I bought a bike from him on ebay and his packing was impeccable and the bike was exactly as he described.. probably better! He really does a nice job- he may be flipping...
12-26-19, 07:15 PM
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Posted By jetboy

Someone should Jump on that. (pun.. ) but...

Someone should Jump on that. (pun.. ) but serious..

its obviously not a 1993... but probably a 1984/5?

anyone who buys it and wants a set of bullmoose let me know...
12-25-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,648
Posted By jetboy

and what you are all missing is that its going to...

and what you are all missing is that its going to be great ride! there are two bikes that I will love forever and they are a Look kg 96 and a Centrurion Elite RS.

dress it up as a 3rensho as...
12-20-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By jetboy

Got a Unitied City Bikes "The One" folding e-bike

So one night I was maybe a bit drunk and feeling generous so I gave $1000 to an IndieGoGo project to make a super light weight folding e-bike. That was around 6 months ago and last week it showed...
12-20-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By jetboy

I like the green on that- Green can be so good...

I like the green on that- Green can be so good on bikes and is rarely used.
12-19-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,063
Posted By jetboy

only problem I see is lack of focus. ;) I...

only problem I see is lack of focus. ;)

I love that color..
12-09-19, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By jetboy

hey: thanks for the lead: they have the exact...

hey: thanks for the lead: they have the exact one in the "discontinued" section:

https://www.ebikes.ca/shop/discontinued/mnsm15.html
my first order of business might be to ask how I can test it...
12-09-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By jetboy

I found this ebike motor in thrift shop

So while searching for a white elephant gift for my work holiday party, I happened upon what looks like 2 (one is gonna be a gift) 36 spoke ebike motors. Seems like they have never been laced up...
12-06-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 53,636
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Posted By jetboy

not a "deal" but if you are looking for that...

not a "deal" but if you are looking for that triangle- i have not seen a prettier one. also it has a fun typo on the tubing..
...
12-02-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,969
Posted By jetboy

there were quite a few Bernard Hinault frames a...

there were quite a few Bernard Hinault frames a while back. pretty sure he did not do any of the gluing himself...

http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/5136/1957/1600/look%20frame%2001%20front.jpg
11-18-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,092
Posted By jetboy

I have several bull moose but not the swept back-...

I have several bull moose but not the swept back- that is super cool! I really think that may be the first example I have ever seen with that set up and I hope you start a new trend-

some long...
11-18-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,695
Posted By jetboy

I have stopped selling on ebay as well. it has...

I have stopped selling on ebay as well. it has become just too much trouble. But I still buy occasionally and mostly its been fine and for very specific rare parts, often from other countries. At the...
11-18-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,732
Posted By jetboy

First: Yeah Oakland Skyline! #1...

First: Yeah Oakland Skyline! #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) ! it is beautiful up there, especially recently if you catch the fog and the sunset just right....
11-18-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,695
Posted By jetboy

Its all Netscape's fault!

Its all Netscape's fault!
11-13-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By jetboy

older thread now but cannondale has 27.4 posts

older thread now but cannondale has 27.4 posts
11-09-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,178
Posted By jetboy

never had one but my favorite in terms of looks...

never had one but my favorite in terms of looks is the black and yellow tri-A
...
11-07-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 53,636
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Posted By jetboy

a little neglected but a hell of a bike for not...

a little neglected but a hell of a bike for not much $

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/bik/d/san-francisco-56cm-schwinn-prologue/7010090381.html
...
11-06-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 833
Posted By jetboy

I recently took my Z-1 off the wall where it was...

I recently took my Z-1 off the wall where it was hanging as I had fallen into a pattern of riding the Look. I have been riding it every day for a week now and its an amazing cycle: it just keeps...
11-04-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,119
Posted By jetboy

heh. the write up on DisraeliGears for that is...

heh. the write up on DisraeliGears for that is pretty funny as well. Sounds fiddly and maybe at home on a road bike more than a MTB... someone (else) should try it.
11-02-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By jetboy

nice! I just sold one of these in much worse...

nice! I just sold one of these in much worse shape. that looks like it came off the showroom floor!
it was super cool but basically a replica of my 83 stumpjumper sport and way more shiny. for some...
11-01-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 53,636
Views: 7,486,666
Posted By jetboy

ok ok! you may be right! but I am always...

ok ok! you may be right! but I am always suspicious to call those off a photo- particularly when they are as bad as this guys.. from strange angles and with the bars not totally straight.

Its sort...
11-01-19, 12:52 PM
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Views: 7,486,666
Posted By jetboy

its a bad picture and weird angle: this side...

its a bad picture and weird angle: this side looks straight!
https://images.craigslist.org/00303_2wqTlTxX46n_600x450.jpg
10-30-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 52,633
Posted By jetboy

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1340x2000/dsc02794_6205f3a26d608d6c52bff43d75fca662f1c92bc8.jpg
same night looking at my ride home! the haze does wonders for photography-
10-30-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 52,633
Posted By jetboy

its been smokey in SF lately; and I rode with a...

its been smokey in SF lately; and I rode with a mask on but got this:
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1340x2000/lmsunset2_af29a1c75fcfabe2784167cbd06dc6c082dd60a0.jpg
10-30-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,119
Posted By jetboy

Yeah I had some Avocet cranks but they were...

Yeah I had some Avocet cranks but they were Ofmega (and awesome so thanks.. but). I do swear by my Avocet saddles- their touring series is the best. but not even sure they were really USA.
...
10-30-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 53,636
Views: 7,486,666
Posted By jetboy

https://images.craigslist.org/00j0j_dcQMnPbgP8d_60...

https://images.craigslist.org/00j0j_dcQMnPbgP8d_600x450.jpg
https://sacramento.craigslist.org/bik/d/sacramento-1970s-centurion-super-lemans/7009899056.html

3alarmer

hey man- if you don't want...
10-30-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,733
Posted By jetboy

I have come to realize that jamesdak has all the...

I have come to realize that jamesdak has all the best bikes. ;) also hes a really good photographer and contributor to this site. props to you james!
10-30-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,119
Posted By jetboy

USA made components?

The USA has had some great frame builders, and had a great tube-set maker in True temper, but are there any USA made road bike components? Like can you outfit your Chicago Paramount with US...
10-30-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,733
Posted By jetboy

first page and we have the answer!

first page and we have the answer!
10-30-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,733
Posted By jetboy

I have not had many schwinn road bikes- except a...

I have not had many schwinn road bikes- except a Prelude, which was a great little bike.. emphasis on little (for me).. so i gave it to a student. But the same era Prologue in black/grey fade is top...
10-29-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 53,636
Views: 7,486,666
Posted By jetboy

If I am really interested I usually list some...

If I am really interested I usually list some days and times I could come and get it. Not so much for bikes, but other .. larger objects- its nice to list that you willb e bringing a truck, a dolly,...
10-29-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By jetboy

Not sure how the OP likes to ride but I sometimes...

Not sure how the OP likes to ride but I sometimes tilt my bars back like that as well if I am city riding a lot. you know.. head up brakes and shifting in traffic. It looks perhaps a bit off but is...
10-28-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 643
Posted By jetboy

beautiful! just take off one cage :)

beautiful! just take off one cage :)
10-28-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,178
Posted By jetboy

get some mechanics mats: then the parts get...

get some mechanics mats: then the parts get caught in the small holes when they fall.

https://acelogomats.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/fabrica-de-tapetes-antifatiga-500x372.jpg
10-24-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8,092
Views: 732,503
Posted By jetboy

sadly I think the boxed Elite RS are probably the...

sadly I think the boxed Elite RS are probably the 1986 models- since they say black. Those were cool enough but had lost the refined elegance of the 85.

here is a centurion color by model/year...
10-24-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,377
Posted By jetboy

I like that the lug and scratch in the first pic...

I like that the lug and scratch in the first pic spell CV

I am just glad the frame is not full of holes.. which is what I feared to see by the title.
10-24-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By jetboy

been a couple years- and i think it was a 56 ;) ...

been a couple years- and i think it was a 56 ;) you can email him through the website and ask.
10-23-19, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8,092
Views: 732,503
Posted By jetboy

Yes- purple haze not purple smoke. I got my...

Yes- purple haze not purple smoke. I got my terminology mixed. and I agree the ones marked Ironman are probably 85 - note the Elite RS boxes also have the diagonal stripe and they would be 1984/85 as...
10-23-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18,263
Views: 2,924,052
Posted By jetboy

I always thought it was odd they chose 1987 when...

I always thought it was odd they chose 1987 when so many changes in cycling technology were ongoing- if they had just gone with 1982 it would be so much more clear.
10-23-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8,092
Views: 732,503
Posted By jetboy

I am thinking the magenta masters must be purple...

I am thinking the magenta masters must be purple smoke- any other options?
...
10-23-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By jetboy

Oh crap. Ill head down there on saturday if I...

Oh crap. Ill head down there on saturday if I can. they have a zunow in 56 in the basement as I recall. too small for me or it would no longer be there.

I am close and maybe can offer some storage...
10-23-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8,092
Views: 732,503
Posted By jetboy

yeah i also wonder...I think that not many people...

yeah i also wonder...I think that not many people will be lining up for this other than this site.. so the price could be very negotiable particularly if it was a group buy. If we said: we can take 6...
10-23-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8,092
Views: 732,503
Posted By jetboy

wow. i used to live in providence... I regret the...

wow. i used to live in providence... I regret the move. btw, NH to Providence is very quick. you don't know how good you have it over there once you come west and states are HUGE.

I recall this...
10-23-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 833
Posted By jetboy

I love it. this may get you into bikes and you...

I love it. this may get you into bikes and you will forever be lost. How I got in (other than just a casual rider) was a woman putting out her son's old university race bike in the trash when I just...
10-23-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 53,636
Views: 7,486,666
Posted By jetboy

speaking of lemonds- I like the looks of this...

speaking of lemonds- I like the looks of this vintage cf -
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/d/berkeley-quality-vintage-light-weight/7002359959.html
...
10-23-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 53,636
Views: 7,486,666
Posted By jetboy

do they work better? heh. sorry I know the...

do they work better? heh. sorry I know the deltas can work fine but one does hear the stories. in some ways the boots are terribly ugly but with slightly better brake line runs they really do fit...
10-23-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 53,636
Views: 7,486,666
Posted By jetboy

Not sure anyone is looking for this in...

Not sure anyone is looking for this in particular: but it is an interesting direction to take your race bike.. easily rectified and you have a nice colnago! I like the black boots for the brakes.....
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