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10-08-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,094
Posted By cycleheimer

Different strokes for different folks. That...

Different strokes for different folks. That generator would scare me away. The thing is powered by Lucifer!
Replies: 17
Views: 843
Posted By cycleheimer

I have the same bike. It is an '86 model, and was...

I have the same bike. It is an '86 model, and was top of the regular line for Panasonic that year. I am very happy with mine, and like the indexed Shimano 600 (Ultegra) on it. Great riding bike for...
Replies: 13
Views: 15,956
Posted By cycleheimer

If it works, it is the correct size, and you...

If it works, it is the correct size, and you really enjoy riding it (and actually do ride it) .... PRICELESS! Just replace the tires, and possibly the brake pads, then oil it.
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By cycleheimer

The Tempos are nice, but $150 is more like it....

The Tempos are nice, but $150 is more like it. $400 can get you a few really nice bikes, especially since it's more of a buyer's market right now. Unfortunately, too many sellers in NY & NJ haven't...
Replies: 38
Views: 3,994
Posted By cycleheimer

It is probably a '76 or '77. The head tube isn't...

It is probably a '76 or '77. The head tube isn't painted brown, and the SR Apex crank arms don't say "Motobecane". It also doesn't have the Weinmann concave rims. The GT is a pretty decent bike, BTW....
08-22-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 19,510
Posted By cycleheimer

I can't believe how time flies. I remember...

I can't believe how time flies. I remember posting the CL ad on the "are you looking for thread". Nice!
08-22-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By cycleheimer

Thank you for sharing. Inspirational!

Thank you for sharing. Inspirational!
08-18-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2,149
Views: 672,630
Posted By cycleheimer

Thanks, G.B.! It's spotless. Like new. Not the...

Thanks, G.B.! It's spotless. Like new. Not the way a true 28 Y.O. touring bike is supposed to look! :lol:
08-18-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2,149
Views: 672,630
Posted By cycleheimer

1991https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vb...

1991https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/p_20190818_090108_d0ce8e034119351ec2ec7c9cfc08867cc0da6da0.jpghttps://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/p_2019...
08-17-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,882
Posted By cycleheimer

1978 Motobecane Grand Touring....

1978 Motobecane Grand Touring. https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1200/p_20180416_192513_ll_a07e49b4477d9845e46cfe06b159f9785211e474.jpg
08-13-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By cycleheimer

I was never a big fan of French road bikes. The...

I was never a big fan of French road bikes. The Moto GT changed that for me. Like Ryansu's, mine is a '78. Great riding bike, and it doesn't wear me out me out on 40 to 50 mile rides. It is also...
08-04-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,908
Posted By cycleheimer

About a dozen. The APA is going to do a case...

About a dozen. The APA is going to do a case study on me.
07-29-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 978
Posted By cycleheimer

Talkin' our language! You are in the right place!...

Talkin' our language! You are in the right place! :thumb:
07-29-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 978
Posted By cycleheimer

Wait until your place is stuffed with classic...

Wait until your place is stuffed with classic bikes; the linen closet has gotten converted to a storage area for bike parts and spare tubes; the closets are filled with bike tires; there is a repair...
07-28-19, 03:15 PM
07-28-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By cycleheimer

Another use for those Harbor Freight work lights! Just wanted to share this idea!

A coupon for 20% off, and a coupon for a free mini work light. What's not to like? Use the light's hook, and some velcro to really secure things up, and you have a super bright headlight for your...
07-24-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By cycleheimer

"Sorry"? Are you serious? It's what WE do!...

"Sorry"? Are you serious? It's what WE do! :50:
07-24-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 95,801
Posted By cycleheimer

1981 Fuji S-12-S (18 speed)

A "classic" Fuji. Brooks Pro, Blackburn rack, SKS fenders in matching black, round Cat Eye bar end mirror (black), bags, ESGE kickstand with Greenfield rubber tip, 1" wide Panaracer Padela TGs,...
07-23-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By cycleheimer

$44.95? That is a seriously smokin' hot deal on a...

$44.95? That is a seriously smokin' hot deal on a full-blown touring bike! If the size is right, wow! :thumb: From the photos it looks like the prior owner might have taken it on a tour around his...
07-23-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 845
Posted By cycleheimer

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My Technium for comparison...
07-23-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,891
Posted By cycleheimer

You are talking my language.:beer:

You are talking my language.:beer:
07-23-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,891
Posted By cycleheimer

$50 is the new $150 around here lately. You see...

$50 is the new $150 around here lately. You see anything posted over $100 reposted over and over again for months. Good for me, since I catch hell for every bike purchase I make.
07-23-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,891
Posted By cycleheimer

Same here. I keep finding really great deals on...

Same here. I keep finding really great deals on really great bikes in my size in excellent condition... quality versus quantity. Stuff you just can't walk away from. CL is pretty beat right now,...
07-22-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,891
Posted By cycleheimer

Wow! I also have too many bikes. Mrs....

Wow! I also have too many bikes. Mrs. Cycleheimer is really getting angry that the number has gone higher, instead of lower, recently. She has started to threaten me with the big "D", and I don't...
07-22-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 991
Posted By cycleheimer

Japanese bikes from the late 1970s and the 1980s...

Japanese bikes from the late 1970s and the 1980s are a great value. Fuji was always one of my favorites. Mid-level French Motobecanes with Japanese Sun Tour components are also exceptionally nice....
07-22-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 20,415
Posted By cycleheimer

I replaced a late '50s Dawes (8-speed Benelux...

I replaced a late '50s Dawes (8-speed Benelux variety) with this years ago. It's Japanese (18-speed Fuji), but English "club" bike is what I was aiming at when I set it up. The frame size is even too...
07-21-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2,149
Views: 672,630
Posted By cycleheimer

28 years old! Could pass for 28 weeks old!

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Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By cycleheimer

Out on The Island ..

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06-24-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 52,465
Views: 7,082,115
Posted By cycleheimer

Philadelphia Deal!

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I am not in Phillie right now... Too bad! I'd also be all over...
06-20-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 902
Posted By cycleheimer

I put SunTour bar cons and a Blackburn rack on my...

I put SunTour bar cons and a Blackburn rack on my '81. I also changed the pedals. Most importantly, I regreased all the bearings and put new tires, tubes, and rim liners on it. I also double wrapped...
06-02-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 36,968
Posted By cycleheimer

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

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/p_20190602_085119_2406c77182bf3ca8fa2c0c5d3ad3cc092e363825.jpg

I like mine plain, but "Half & Half" & a shot?
Arnold Palmer "Half...
06-01-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By cycleheimer

New alloy wheels? 700c? If so, way to go!

New alloy wheels? 700c? If so, way to go!
05-30-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 995
Posted By cycleheimer

Also check out the C.A.B.E. (classic and antique bicycle exchange) for this one.

They get more into the early bikes. C&V here is more into 40 year old (+/-) road bikes, but not limited to them.
05-27-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 31,435
Posted By cycleheimer

1978 Motobecane Grand Touring. Great riding,...

1978 Motobecane Grand Touring. Great riding, trouble-free bike! The paint jobs on these are beautiful! It now has a Brooks Pro saddle and MKS pedals, but I still have the...
05-27-19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 52,465
Views: 7,082,115
Posted By cycleheimer

Thanks for posting! Road trip for road bike...

Thanks for posting! Road trip for road bike sounds good to me!
05-26-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 52,465
Views: 7,082,115
Posted By cycleheimer

$40 for a Fuji America with bar cons.... my size...

$40 for a Fuji America with bar cons.... my size ... on the other side of the country ... You're killing me!
Still hurting over this blue one I missed out on for...
05-24-19, 04:22 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,809
Posted By cycleheimer

Buy 'em to ride 'em. Invest elsewhere. Too much...

Buy 'em to ride 'em. Invest elsewhere. Too much maintenance (rubber and grease need replacing over time), and they require too much storage room. Better off with savings bonds. However, if you see...
05-21-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,302
Posted By cycleheimer

Your welcome! BTW, you didn't miss out on...

Your welcome! BTW, you didn't miss out on anything great at that price! It were $10 at a garage sale that would be a different story!
05-19-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,252
Posted By cycleheimer

OK. This is a true "C&V" thread (i.e., old). I...

OK. This is a true "C&V" thread (i.e., old). I posted to it 10 years ago. Good one, though. I remember the worst part of dealing with low-end bikes "back in the day" (Murray, most Huffy bikes, AMF,...
05-18-19, 05:20 AM
Replies: 52,465
Views: 7,082,115
Posted By cycleheimer

Lotus Excelle ('81/'82 1st Gen) on Hudson Valley (NY) CL for $110

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05-17-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,302
Posted By cycleheimer

The older Sprites (Raleigh Sports variation) are...

The older Sprites (Raleigh Sports variation) are alot different than the "Raleigh Record" Sprites. They were better made. I owned a "Sports" version, and it was pretty decent. The quality, though,...
05-16-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,302
Posted By cycleheimer

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Above is a photo of the bike in question. A variation of the...
05-16-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,302
Posted By cycleheimer

The Centurion... Dallas CL...

The Centurion... Dallas CL also...https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/00s0s_8p0hpaqjlan_1200x900_87fa2a23f3ca388e2ed9e889b4023b8f7d30f24d.jpg 8
05-16-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,302
Posted By cycleheimer

Trek 4300 for 125 and and a Centurion D.S....

Trek 4300 for 125 and and a Centurion D.S. Ironman for $150. I'd grab the Sprite for $10 or $20, but that is about...
05-10-19, 04:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 197
Posted By cycleheimer

Bike Swap at New Paltz High School (New Paltz, NY) 5/18

Anybody out there ever go to this? Any good? https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/screenshot_20190510_062915_b880505c76a5298a9cb8605db76850041d346a76.jpg
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By cycleheimer

Time to shuffle off to Buffalo .. and fast!

Time to shuffle off to Buffalo .. and fast!
04-23-19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By cycleheimer

There was one on NYC CL last year with a 25"...

There was one on NYC CL last year with a 25" frame for $75 in great condition. I was too late in responding to the posting ... I still cry myself to sleep over it!
04-21-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,059
Posted By cycleheimer

Loved them "back in the day". About to try a...

Loved them "back in the day". About to try a pair of N.O.S. Shimano 105s on my Litespeed.
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By cycleheimer

Motobecane really knew how to make bikes! The...

Motobecane really knew how to make bikes! The French Motobecanes are great riding bikes, and were a very good value. The paint jobs on some their bikes were truly top-notch! Tres magnifique!
04-10-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 24,790
Posted By cycleheimer

1981 Fuji S-12-S (18 speed)

This bike has gotten quite a few compliments out on the road. The black and chrome combo is eye catching....
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