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09-21-20, 04:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By top506

I'm in. PM to follow. Top

I'm in. PM to follow.

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09-20-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 724
Posted By top506

Put me down for 2nd dibs if merziac falls...

Put me down for 2nd dibs if merziac falls through.

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09-20-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 388
Posted By top506

On long climbs: "God damn them all! I was...

On long climbs:

"God damn them all!
I was told we'd cruise the seas for American gold
We'd fire no guns-shed no tears
Now I'm a broken man on a Halifax pier
The last of Barrett's Privateers"
...
09-19-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By top506

I once got a campsite at Nickerson, on Flax pond...

I once got a campsite at Nickerson, on Flax pond no less, the same way.

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09-18-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By top506

COVID Cape Cod Rail Trail Autum Ride????

Spring ride didn't happen.
Things are different in Massachusetts now, people much more comfortable with precautions than in April.
So.....can we pull this off? Same time (Columbus Day weekend),...
09-16-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By top506

I run the 27x1 1/8th" Pasalas on 4 different...

I run the 27x1 1/8th" Pasalas on 4 different bikes in the fleet. Love 'em.

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09-14-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9,226
Views: 891,422
Posted By top506

PM sent. Top

PM sent.

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09-11-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By top506

Won't index, of course, but it'll work fine. Just...

Won't index, of course, but it'll work fine. Just happen to have one in my parts stash.......

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09-10-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By top506

I had one of these pass through my hands a few...

I had one of these pass through my hands a few years back. A previous owner had thoughtfully swapped in a Superbe Pro RD.

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09-04-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 532
Posted By top506

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Worked for me.

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09-02-20, 04:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 951
Posted By top506

I would change the 42t small ring for the hard to...

I would change the 42t small ring for the hard to find 40t, but that's just me.
Love Biopace.

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09-01-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 944
Posted By top506

You'll love it. Don't get hung up finding the...

You'll love it.
Don't get hung up finding the exact Simplex FD/RD. Anything above Prestige level will do just fine:

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08-29-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 711
Posted By top506

Just put a Curt hitch on the new Taco: ...

Just put a Curt hitch on the new Taco:


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Doesn't show in the...
08-29-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 698
Posted By top506

Just as evil as the Campy and GB/Viscount 2 bolt...

Just as evil as the Campy and GB/Viscount 2 bolt posts of my acquaintance.

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08-29-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,750
Posted By top506

Truth, truth, and truth. Top

Truth, truth, and truth.

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08-28-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By top506

Be glad it's not CAS. Top

Be glad it's not CAS.

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08-27-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 658
Posted By top506

The Cadillic of bicycles: ...

The Cadillic of bicycles:


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08-21-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9,226
Views: 891,422
Posted By top506

I sold both of mine last October.....built up a...

I sold both of mine last October.....built up a new one in May.

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08-21-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,311
Posted By top506

Two, both Campy NR: The RD and that horrid,...

Two, both Campy NR: The RD and that horrid, horrid two bolt seat post.

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08-18-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By top506

Looks as if they they used the same clips on a...

Looks as if they they used the same clips on a couple of different style pedals:


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08-14-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9,226
Views: 891,422
Posted By top506

FWIW, the BL 07 hoods are a PERFECT fit on the...

FWIW, the BL 07 hoods are a PERFECT fit on the SunTour Edge levers on my '90 Black Lightning.

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08-11-20, 04:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,398
Posted By top506

You're killing me......... ...

You're killing me.........


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It took me years to collect all the...
08-06-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,186
Posted By top506

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Nishiki Cresta, anyone?

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08-02-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,315
Posted By top506

IIRC, 7400 pedals used a proprietary Shimano...

IIRC, 7400 pedals used a proprietary Shimano cleat.

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08-02-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 741,275
Posted By top506

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This Cresta is out in the barn awaiting a new owner. Serial # WE 14066....
07-31-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By top506

My experience concurs that they are easier on the...

My experience concurs that they are easier on the knees.

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07-29-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,774
Posted By top506

"they're more like guidelines......" ...

"they're more like guidelines......"

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07-21-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By top506

There's a '93 R600 out in the barn. 2.8 frame,...

There's a '93 R600 out in the barn. 2.8 frame, built up with 105 5600 comps. Hangs with the go fast bikes.

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07-16-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,269
Posted By top506

I went the same route. Bike now wears 32s all...

I went the same route. Bike now wears 32s all around:


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07-12-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,269
Posted By top506

What size is the front tire? I recently...

What size is the front tire? I recently overhauled a Nashhbar 'Terry-style' bike and the front was an off the wall iso 547.

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07-04-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 279,000
Posted By top506

I have both in 110. PM me. Top

I have both in 110. PM me.

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07-02-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By top506

Interested in the Ksyrium wheels. What do you...

Interested in the Ksyrium wheels. What do you need for trade?

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07-02-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By top506

I went with the short stem because the...

I went with the short stem because the Triplecross had a very long top tube in relation to the seat tube. 54x57cm maybe.

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07-02-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By top506

+1. In the early years of this century, I...

+1.
In the early years of this century, I invented gravel bikes...I just didn't know it ;).
Up here in farm and forest Maine, it's farm roads, skidder roads, cow trails, ect. I was teaching my kids...
06-29-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,499
Posted By top506

+1. Greg's graphics grace my Super Corsa as...

+1.
Greg's graphics grace my Super Corsa as well.

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06-25-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,832
Posted By top506

Pretty subtle, but custom Ironman Graphics: ...

Pretty subtle, but custom Ironman Graphics:


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06-22-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9,226
Views: 891,422
Posted By top506

Didn't plan this, but it matches the new Taco: ...

Didn't plan this, but it matches the new Taco:
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06-21-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,570
Posted By top506

FWIW, my last order took over 6 weeks. When it...

FWIW, my last order took over 6 weeks. When it arrived it had a handwritten note thanking me for my patience and commenting on how busy they were, plus a complete set of duplicate decals. It's the...
06-15-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,127
Posted By top506

Steel rings? Top

Steel rings?

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06-13-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 768
Posted By top506

Sizes of the Black Lightnings? Top

Sizes of the Black Lightnings?

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06-12-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9,226
Views: 891,422
Posted By top506

You can always pull them out of old V-brake...

You can always pull them out of old V-brake noodles.

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06-11-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9,226
Views: 891,422
Posted By top506

I have been Ironman-less since my '88 and '89...

I have been Ironman-less since my '88 and '89 Experts went South to fine new homes in October. I DID have this nasty '87 MV out in the barn at the far end of the project queue:

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06-09-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,473
Posted By top506

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-08-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By top506

Terry-style Nashbar

Nashbar branded bikes keep following me home:


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27" (ISO 630) in the...
06-04-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By top506

Very true, which is why my 979 is 'tout...

Very true, which is why my 979 is 'tout Mavic'.........mostly, anyway.

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06-04-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By top506

My sole issue with the Vitus is it's twichyness...

My sole issue with the Vitus is it's twichyness on fast descents. Some will say the frame is very flexy, and it is a nice soft ride, but at about 35-40 MPH it feels as if the two wheels want to take...
06-04-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By top506

I have both. ...

I have both.


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05-30-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,075
Posted By top506

With a '93 R600 and a '97 SR500 in the barn,...

With a '93 R600 and a '97 SR500 in the barn, along with a 979, I'm not qualified to give an either/or answer.

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05-27-20, 04:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By top506

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I went the seat stay route.

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05-26-20, 04:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By top506

FWIW, these are great for 27"-700c conversions....

FWIW, these are great for 27"-700c conversions. I'm running them on my '81 Miyata 710 and my daughter's Shogun 400. And they DO stop.

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