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08-28-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 13,120
Posted By toavii

Weíve really grown attached to VW the last few...

Weíve really grown attached to VW the last few years.

We currently have a 2019 Golf Alltrack and a 2019 Golf R. Both are incredible cars. The Alltrack is seemingly built for MN. Great in all...
07-31-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 990
Posted By toavii

Canít say for a 100% certainty that red frame is...

Canít say for a 100% certainty that red frame is a repaint but Iíd bet on it.

Paint in the seat tube (for a builder/painter of this quality? Doubt it.), chrome head tube, chrome seat stay caps,...
07-27-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 8,903
Posted By toavii

Looks good. No doubt you will get it sorted and...

Looks good. No doubt you will get it sorted and looking the part.

Iíve always wanted more or less that same bike for no real rational reason other than the look. I would have made the drive and...
07-22-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,222
Posted By toavii

Super cool, looking forward to how this plays...

Super cool, looking forward to how this plays out.

Have thought about buying the blue Look on Paceline that seems similar but it doesnít have the fun bits presumably taken off of Johnny 5.
07-14-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,013
Posted By toavii

Thereís a lot of early rigid manufactures that I...

Thereís a lot of early rigid manufactures that I keep an eye out for. They rarely come up for sale. To me, not interested in anything ďvintageĒ with suspension regardless of its pedigree.

My 86...
Replies: 38
Views: 2,026
Posted By toavii

Remove wheels, bottle cages, and any guides...

Remove wheels, bottle cages, and any guides attached to frame.

Iíd give it a wash with a garden hose, a microfiber towel, and Dawn soap to start. Any spots where caked on grease/gunk does not...
07-05-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By toavii

Black saddle, black bar tape. Silver (titanium...

Black saddle, black bar tape. Silver (titanium Jagwire is my favorite) or black cables. New gum hoods. That is how Iíd build it.

If looking to add red, straps would look good red IMO. Add red...
07-05-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,869
Posted By toavii

Sort of the same boat as you minus the kids. ...

Sort of the same boat as you minus the kids.

Purchased a home that we continue to to make our own with various projects.

We got two puppies this spring, brothers Nigel and Nico. They are...
07-01-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,401
Views: 181,109
Posted By toavii

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48175113332_f6...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48175113332_f6a21467f0_c.jpg

Haven't been riding much or working on many lately but couldn't refuse this.
05-28-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By toavii

Still riding, just havenít seen much come up that...

Still riding, just havenít seen much come up that perks my interest to build.

Casey is trying to pry the Kvale away... Ha
05-28-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By toavii

Itís mine. I didnít notice your email until now,...

Itís mine. I didnít notice your email until now, went to my spam for whatever reason.

Selling to fund my newly acquired wood working addiction. Had it priced higher elsewhere and everyone who was...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,568
Posted By toavii

First, wow, thatís gorgeous. Not a Paramount fan...

First, wow, thatís gorgeous. Not a Paramount fan per se but I would be after that if I was looking to add given the condition.

As as far as price, I would say $1600-1700ish would be a friendly...
03-24-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,490
Posted By toavii

Colnago ...

Colnago
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/717/33115783565_96291eea9c_c.jpg

Chris Kvale
https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5452/30665690125_9bb748d5dd_c.jpg

Cinelli...
12-16-18, 08:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,378
Posted By toavii

This was built up with R8000. ...

This was built up with R8000.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1765/43354233802_7efa8f9880_c.jpg
10-16-18, 10:43 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,274
Posted By toavii

I didnít like the Bridgestone RB-T and RB-1 that...

I didnít like the Bridgestone RB-T and RB-1 that I had. Donít understand the appeal outside of the Grant ideology which I find to be sound.

Hated the Cinelli Supercorsa I had. Pretty bike but...
10-15-18, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2,401
Views: 181,109
Posted By toavii

Does this count? ...

Does this count?

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1927/31451878668_d023cc5459_c.jpg
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1940/45326127361_1029a1c1a1_c.jpg

60's Grundig KS680. Should be interesting as...
08-16-18, 03:42 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,829
Posted By toavii

https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5452/30665690125_9bb...

https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5452/30665690125_9bb748d5dd_c.jpg
08-06-18, 05:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,163
Posted By toavii

Almost bought this a couple of times. Great frame...

Almost bought this a couple of times. Great frame and nice to see it on the road.
08-06-18, 10:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,163
Posted By toavii

Pretty sure I know what it is. And itís going to...

Pretty sure I know what it is. And itís going to be fun to see this built!
08-01-18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,691
Posted By toavii

Chris Kvale ...

Chris Kvale

https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5452/30665690125_9bb748d5dd_c.jpg

This is a stunning color in person. The craftsmanship and ride ainít bad either...
07-31-18, 02:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,262
Posted By toavii

I have Rat Traps on my Cimarron. Nothing but good...

I have Rat Traps on my Cimarron. Nothing but good things to say about them.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4165/33792778883_f7b40a54e0_c.jpg
Replies: 28
Views: 1,175
Posted By toavii

I purchased the purple Kvale above from Grady...

I purchased the purple Kvale above from Grady (gomango). Iíd have to be in a really tough spot to sell it. Great rider and a stunning bike with incredible workmanship.

Like others have said,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-18, 02:11 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,684,729
Posted By toavii

Probably wouldnít approve of one of my other...

Probably wouldnít approve of one of my other bikes of mine seeing as how itís purple... :)

https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5452/30665690125_9bb748d5dd_c.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-18, 02:18 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,684,729
Posted By toavii

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1765/43354233802_7e...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1765/43354233802_7efa8f9880_c.jpg
07-15-18, 07:33 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,547
Posted By toavii

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1765/43354233802_7e...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1765/43354233802_7efa8f9880_c.jpg
05-27-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 685
Posted By toavii

Looks the part. Nice build! Those tires are...

Looks the part. Nice build!

Those tires are all I use if Iím mounting anything in the 23-25 area. Great riding tires. I get about a year (Spring/Summer/Fall) and a half out of a set on my...
05-16-18, 03:36 AM
Replies: 52,521
Views: 7,098,851
Posted By toavii

Itís the Davis Phinney model.

Itís the Davis Phinney model.
05-13-18, 06:05 PM
Replies: 52,521
Views: 7,098,851
Posted By toavii

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/00z0z_1wd1beorwjv_1200x900_d665d790e6d6405bbeff445abae45bbda838ef7f.jpg
Clang asleep at the wheel? $250 Serotta with SLX tubing.
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Replies: 13
Views: 1,473
Posted By toavii

Looks as if it has potential. I wouldnít be...

Looks as if it has potential. I wouldnít be overly concerned about the tape on the top tube, granted Iíd want to remove prior to buying.

T-Marís number is likely what Iíd want if it was mine. If...
05-08-18, 05:26 AM
Replies: 52,521
Views: 7,098,851
Posted By toavii

This is in my town but tougher than I currently...

This is in my town but tougher than I currently have time for.
04-24-18, 04:44 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 69,451
Posted By toavii

May as well add my 1977 Super. ...

May as well add my 1977 Super.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/717/33115783565_96291eea9c_c.jpg
04-14-18, 05:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,352
Posted By toavii

Iím the same way as you. I donít really get out...

Iím the same way as you. I donít really get out much at all until all the sand/salt is off the roads. Just not worth going down or getting salt all over the frame/components.

Really would like to...
04-08-18, 06:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,708
Posted By toavii

The red one sure is blinged out. Wow. A few...

The red one sure is blinged out. Wow.

A few aesthetic things I would have done differently, namely spacers as mentioned and saddle/bar tape color choices, but that’s quite the build.
03-31-18, 05:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,251
Posted By toavii

I built a Schwinn Cimarron for exactly the...

I built a Schwinn Cimarron for exactly the purpose you describe. Itís a tool around town bike for fun, errands, fishing, brewery rides, etc. Posted all over the site at this point but thread is here...
03-30-18, 04:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,298
Posted By toavii

If you still wanted to check it out in person...

If you still wanted to check it out in person with the weather clearing up soon, let me know. Pictures canít do the paint justice.
03-30-18, 10:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,298
Posted By toavii

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4739/39507896952_2b...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4739/39507896952_2b551d55a9_c.jpg
03-30-18, 08:36 AM
Replies: 52,521
Views: 7,098,851
Posted By toavii

I tried contacting the seller regarding this bike...

I tried contacting the seller regarding this bike last night and have yet to hear back. Have a few friends who want me to find and build them something similar to my Cimarron and this would fit the...
03-23-18, 06:08 AM
Replies: 52,521
Views: 7,098,851
Posted By toavii

So big it might even be too big for rjhammett......

So big it might even be too big for rjhammett... If it was a complete Pro group I probably would have bought it for the group already.
03-23-18, 04:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,998
Posted By toavii

Yes, I’d definitely swap back to original fork...

Yes, I’d definitely swap back to original fork and stem. Silver seatpost will then play nice with everything. I’d also go black bar tape and let the bike stand out. There’s very few bikes I think...
03-05-18, 05:40 AM
Replies: 52,521
Views: 7,098,851
Posted By toavii

Not a bad deal here...

Not a bad deal here (https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ram/bik/d/gt-edge-handbuilt-steel/6518766486.html).

https://images.craigslist.org/00D0D_jyvBrEOEp4L_1200x900.jpg

Tons of extras and...
03-04-18, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,574
Posted By toavii

Yep. These colors are hard to capture in photos....

Yep. These colors are hard to capture in photos. Close as I could get. Itís a very garish paint scheme. Literal highlighter bright. It will be interesting when I actually get it on the road.

Pete...
03-04-18, 05:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,574
Posted By toavii

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4739/39507896952_2b...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4739/39507896952_2b551d55a9_c.jpg
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4590/38828865524_d56a030f4f_c.jpg
03-01-18, 03:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,047
Posted By toavii

Looks great! I’m excited for winter to be over so...

Looks great! I’m excited for winter to be over so I can ride mine.
03-01-18, 01:38 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 64,335
Posted By toavii

I guess this Cimarron fits. As purchased: ...

I guess this Cimarron fits.

As purchased:
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2873/33447024304_34cc159f2e_c.jpg

Finished minus racks/bags:...
02-25-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By toavii

I just bought a two bike Seasucker rack and was...

I just bought a two bike Seasucker rack and was wanting to make a longer trip with it to try it out this year. I know Decorah will be one but this seems like fun. Chicago isn’t a bad drive from the...
02-24-18, 06:50 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 29,816
Posted By toavii

This is well put and echos a lot of my feelings...

This is well put and echos a lot of my feelings on this. Right down to a Schwinn Cimarron that I converted to mimic a lot of what they are doing. Itís a fun bike, some pieces were actually purchased...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By toavii

I decided to not go through with it. Too much...

I decided to not go through with it. Too much that I wanted to change to make it closer to how I would want it.

Given the time it’s sat and pay cash instead over eBay fees, shipping, etc I was...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By toavii

70s Galmozzi

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/PXwAAOSwSeVaPG3v/s-l1600.jpg

This (https://www.ebay.com/itm/Galmozzi-1970-s-Road-Bike-Campagnolo/332495445425?hash=item4d6a45ddb1:g:PXwAAOSwSeVaPG3v) is local to me....
02-19-18, 02:37 PM
Replies: 933
Views: 178,737
Posted By toavii

Turned out great. What a beautiful frame.

Turned out great. What a beautiful frame.
02-17-18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,052
Posted By toavii

I’m picky about the paint of the bikes I own....

I’m picky about the paint of the bikes I own. They have to be good riders to be sure, but if they don’t look the part due to paint quality most all inevitably find their way out the door. Outside of...
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