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10-22-20, 06:44 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

Like it! Puts a whole new perspective on it..

Like it! Puts a whole new perspective on it..
10-21-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3,668
Views: 325,050
Posted By brandenjs

After working on bikes for so long nothing should...

After working on bikes for so long nothing should surprise me, but this is always a good one. I can hear the conversation now..."this tube I got at Walmart won't fit in the hole!! Don't worry my Dad...
10-18-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7,531
Views: 1,957,724
Posted By brandenjs

Picked up this 1994 Parkpre Team 925 for the wife...

Picked up this 1994 Parkpre Team 925 for the wife as a new trail ride. I didn't know much about them, but they have a pretty cool history. Solid components and that classic 90's MTB look and colors....
10-17-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,085
Posted By brandenjs

I knew it would open up all the puns. Needless to...

I knew it would open up all the puns. Needless to say, but he was removed before the test ride. Glad he ďspokeĒ up before I left....
10-17-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,085
Posted By brandenjs

Things spotted in the bike shop...

So this guy made an appearance in the basement bike shop last night. I guess he was looking for a warm place to hide for the winter. ...
10-13-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By brandenjs

Any Raleigh One Way fans out there?

Just picked this up from an auction. A 2010 Raleigh One Way in pretty awesome condition. Fun little cruiser for around the neighborhood. Any following for these out there? ...
10-12-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3,668
Views: 325,050
Posted By brandenjs

That was close to what he said. I think the quote...

That was close to what he said. I think the quote was "I'll never be able to keep up with my friends with those shifters....." Had to remind him that's all there was for a long time and many Tour De...
10-11-20, 07:10 PM
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Views: 325,050
Posted By brandenjs

Just switched this Trek over to STI's. Had it...

Just switched this Trek over to STI's. Had it listed for sale and a buyer didn't notice it was downtubes when we met for him to take it for a ride. Instead of passing on the sale I offered to upgrade...
10-08-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,036,836
Posted By brandenjs

Picked up this 1995 Trek 930 SHX. At least I...

Picked up this 1995 Trek 930 SHX. At least I think it is an SHX model. The catalog does not show this color scheme for the SHX, but the components match everything it lists for them. The standard 930...
10-04-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3,668
Views: 325,050
Posted By brandenjs

It must have been Impact work week. I finished...

It must have been Impact work week. I finished mine up on Wednesday and took it out to the D&L Trail near Jim Thorpe Pa. over the weekend. Really liking the black chrome plating on these. Fun bikes!...
09-29-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 156,412
Posted By brandenjs

I've managed to get a couple of these lately. Fun...

I've managed to get a couple of these lately. Fun solid bikes.
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09-11-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,397
Views: 786,717
Posted By brandenjs

I just moved mine to a new owner. Great bikes and...

I just moved mine to a new owner. Great bikes and the Burgundy was pretty cool. Made for a great gravel bike in my area. I need to quit looking at posts like this because I always end up missing...
09-09-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 130,836
Posted By brandenjs

1991 Trek 2300 Pro Composite. All original...

1991 Trek 2300 Pro Composite. All original Shimano Tri Color 600. Pretty much a survivor with very few miles on it. ...
09-02-20, 07:11 PM
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Views: 325,050
Posted By brandenjs

Just finished up this Miele Svelto to throw out...

Just finished up this Miele Svelto to throw out for sale. Pretty cool little bike, but way too small for me. ...
09-02-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By brandenjs

If they happen to be broken, you can buy a low...

If they happen to be broken, you can buy a low end pair of brake/shifter combos for right around $25. They can go up in price depending on quality, but I have used several of these sets on rebuilds...
08-29-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7,531
Views: 1,957,724
Posted By brandenjs

A couple that have moved through the shop...

A couple that have moved through the shop recently. A Mongoose Alta that is going to be a college beater for a friends son and a 1995 Gary Fisher Aquila. It is currently for sale, but I won't be...
08-23-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,071
Posted By brandenjs

Another follow up from a previous post of a frame...

Another follow up from a previous post of a frame a friend gave me. With a period correct donor bike it turning out really nice. What a nice ride....
06-30-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,071
Posted By brandenjs

A friend gave me this 1994 Allez Sport frame....

A friend gave me this 1994 Allez Sport frame. Perfect timing too because I had another bike with a broken frame that had a full 105 group ready to be swapped. Got it most of the way done the other...
06-27-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 451,963
Posted By brandenjs

Added this to the stable last week. I took this...

Added this to the stable last week. I took this picture at dusk yesterday just to see how bright this yellow is. All original including bar tape. Amazing condition. Only cleaned and changed tires. ...
06-23-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By brandenjs

1990 Trek Composite 2300 Pro-Survivor

I knew this was in pretty good shape when I first saw some pictures of it, but didn't know it was all original down to the Matrix tires,Trek tire levers, bar tape and Vectra computer that still...
06-21-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 451,963
Posted By brandenjs

I've got my eye on an 89 2300 Pro with a full Tri...

I've got my eye on an 89 2300 Pro with a full Tri Color 600 group on it. If the price is right I'll be posting soon. Nice job on this one.
06-04-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,036,836
Posted By brandenjs

One of our local cycling club members posted on...

One of our local cycling club members posted on our website that she had some bike frames that she was getting rid of. One was a late model CAAD 10 that I missed out on, but I did get this 1994...
05-21-20, 06:06 PM
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Views: 8,578,476
Posted By brandenjs

Kind of looks like my basement workshop. ...

Kind of looks like my basement workshop.
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05-20-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3,668
Views: 325,050
Posted By brandenjs

I have a 1976 Vent Noir that originally came with...

I have a 1976 Vent Noir that originally came with the black Dura Ace group with the first gen Crane rear derailleur. I have since changed it over to some later model Dura Ace components and 9 speed...
05-17-20, 09:19 PM
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Views: 1,957,724
Posted By brandenjs

I’ve had the group on a couple different bikes...

I’ve had the group on a couple different bikes and I really like it. Also have it on this Trek UAV1 hybrid and it works great....
05-17-20, 07:59 PM
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Views: 1,957,724
Posted By brandenjs

So when a friend sends you a text and tells you...

So when a friend sends you a text and tells you to pick up a couple of free bikes, you donít expect one of them to be a 95 Rockhopper Comp (STX group). Offered to give him some money for it, but he...
05-16-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,036,836
Posted By brandenjs

Picked up this Miele Svelto this weekend. Tiny...

Picked up this Miele Svelto this weekend. Tiny for what I ride, but overall great shape. Dating it at a 1993. Has the Exage 500ex group. Anyone familiar with the Columbus CroMor frame? Seems a little...
05-05-20, 07:43 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

Picked up a pretty cool Gary Fisher Aquila today....

Picked up a pretty cool Gary Fisher Aquila today. Need a rebuild, but will clean up nicely. Has some cool old retro bits on it. Mr.Crud chain guide, rock ring on the crank and a small chain guide...
Forum: Foo
04-10-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,820
Posted By brandenjs

He will always have a place in our home because...

He will always have a place in our home because our son plays just about all of his songs. No matter how popular he is, all of his concerts always seemed intimate. The kind of guy that anyone could...
04-01-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,036,836
Posted By brandenjs

Seems only project bikes are crossing my path...

Seems only project bikes are crossing my path these days. Snagged this 1997 Trek 2120 ZX before it was trashed. Have the ST1055 shifters partially working and soaking a bit to loosen them up. Way too...
03-30-20, 08:02 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

Picked this up off of FB marketplace. 1986 Trek...

Picked this up off of FB marketplace. 1986 Trek Elance 400 Reynolds 531. A little rough around the edges, but the Shimano 600 6200 series calipers were worth the $20. ...
03-30-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 17,406
Posted By brandenjs

That would be perfect. I just emailed them....

That would be perfect. I just emailed them. Thanks!
03-28-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 17,406
Posted By brandenjs

Yes they are called "G Stays". Not sure what the...

Yes they are called "G Stays". Not sure what the design was supposed to improve, but they are different. Other than changing back to a rigid fork and going with some trigger shifters instead of the...
03-28-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 17,406
Posted By brandenjs

Rebuilding one right now. Switching it back to a...

Rebuilding one right now. Switching it back to a rigid fork. Before and a current pic on the stand. Someone added some cool top of the line goodies over the years, Ringle quill stem (was stuck and...
03-22-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3,668
Views: 325,050
Posted By brandenjs

Doing the tear down on a Paramount Series 70....

Doing the tear down on a Paramount Series 70. Shock is toast and sadly the Ringle quill stem was stuck and brittle so it is out too. May go back to a rigid fork. Going to be a fun bike when finished....
03-14-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7,816
Views: 2,315,561
Posted By brandenjs

Finished up my Austro-Daimler this morning. A mix...

Finished up my Austro-Daimler this morning. A mix of Dura-Ace 7700 with Microshift 9 speed shifters (only because finding a decent set of DA shifters was ridiculously expensive). Took it out for a...
03-03-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,323
Posted By brandenjs

He's a good boy!!

He's a good boy!!
02-22-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,905
Posted By brandenjs

Gotta add this one..... ...

Gotta add this one.....
https://youtu.be/Vn29DvMITu4
02-20-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,036,836
Posted By brandenjs

I was able to pick this up this week. 1974 Super...

I was able to pick this up this week. 1974 Super Course MKII. A little rough, but Iíve cleaned up worse. Not sure I can save the saddle, itís pretty dry.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,965
Posted By brandenjs

Love the Quad Lock out front mount. Been using...

Love the Quad Lock out front mount. Been using them for years and they are secure.
02-13-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,036,836
Posted By brandenjs

Iíve got one similar to this. Such a fun...

Iíve got one similar to this. Such a fun neighborhood bike. Itís always a hit at parties. ...
02-11-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,277
Posted By brandenjs

It was complete and ready to ride. Full Campy and...

It was complete and ready to ride. Full Campy and freshly rebuilt.
02-10-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,277
Posted By brandenjs

I had a great show. Bike geeks everywhere! Sold 4...

I had a great show. Bike geeks everywhere! Sold 4 out of the six bikes I took with me to sell and a bunch of small parts. I had more fun chatting with all the people that came by my set up and it was...
01-26-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 58,568
Views: 8,578,476
Posted By brandenjs

Very nice Prelude in the York Pa area ...

Very nice Prelude in the York Pa area
https://york.craigslist.org/bik/d/glen-rock-1987-schwinn-prelude/7056032596.html
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Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,965
Posted By brandenjs

Does this count? ...

Does this count?
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01-24-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,658
Posted By brandenjs

Sorry to let you know the Wibberley is not one of...

Sorry to let you know the Wibberley is not one of a kind. Just picked this one up at an auction.
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01-21-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7,531
Views: 1,957,724
Posted By brandenjs

Grabbed this 95 Rockhopper today. Mostly original...

Grabbed this 95 Rockhopper today. Mostly original and in need of dumping the grip shifters, but these are cool bikes. ...
01-07-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,036,836
Posted By brandenjs

Picked up a cool Wibberley print today. ...

Picked up a cool Wibberley print today.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/ea83b61e_4b4e_4678_836e_c146a3c75cc5_7b96d2c9a7e8abc4483f58430f8e7d9d7c687073.jpeg
12-08-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2,764
Views: 655,211
Posted By brandenjs

Finished up this little beauty today. Still...

Finished up this little beauty today. Still having a little issue with the rear derailleur jumping around. A little play in the main bolt, but thatíll get worked out. Fun project.
...
12-03-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,360
Posted By brandenjs

I know it looks rough now, but this Sequoia is...

I know it looks rough now, but this Sequoia is getting ready to get completely rebuilt. Has great bones with the Campy Record high flange hubs and a mix of components. Also just sold this Allez....
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