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07-08-20, 12:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 686
Posted By Insidious C.

Congrats on your lucky find! What size seatpost...

Congrats on your lucky find! What size seatpost will your Sequoia accept? My 81, 82 and 83 Sequoias all have a 26.6 seatpost. Glad you posted the BB pic which shows under-the-shell cable route used...
07-07-20, 03:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 686
Posted By Insidious C.

It sure looks like a Konno built Sequoia. Info on...

It sure looks like a Konno built Sequoia. Info on the later 81s like Kari 44's is very thin, but the s/n format is that attributed to 3Rensho.
06-30-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By Insidious C.

OP's album...

OP's album (https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/18349909)
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Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By Insidious C.

Please help appraise my 85 Trek 720

I have been talking with a potential buyer and not feeling super confident about knowing the value. What do you think it's worth? Aside from these pics, I have some in this album...
06-22-20, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By Insidious C.

Miyata in-tube cable routing guides

Not sure what they are called. The plastic do-dads that protect the cable housing as it enters and exists the to tube.. Anyways I modeled these in CAD prior to selling a 312 frame. If anyone wants to...
06-13-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,752
Posted By Insidious C.

Bump for updated OP. Two small frames left (until...

Bump for updated OP. Two small frames left (until and unless I add more).
06-09-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 850
Posted By Insidious C.

Scrape the chain stay where you think the crack...

Scrape the chain stay where you think the crack is. That may just be plating separating from the tube.

Seat post- man that is ugly! Remove *all* the paint in that region to see the real extent of...
Replies: 50
Views: 6,119
Posted By Insidious C.

You will get a better response if you start a new...

You will get a better response if you start a new thread. Perhaps someone will help get your pictures, which are uploaded to your album, included. Beautiful Ochsner.
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By Insidious C.

This older topic might be helpful...

This older topic might be helpful (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1074603-any-gary-fisher-experts-building.html), I would say around $100 because it is in nice condition.
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By Insidious C.

Pic assist. ...

Pic assist.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/80_fisher_812b57ade04eb69853091dba29d40bc4a841809d_933e19320348c878798a91c05da117eb8190a48c.jpg
06-05-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By Insidious C.

Have an idea what size tire you want before...

Have an idea what size tire you want before shopping for frames. Some won't fit wide tires. Also wheel diameter- since you are new I will spare the details and just say you probably want 700c.
06-05-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 555
Posted By Insidious C.

If that's a boom era px10 the cable routing was...

If that's a boom era px10 the cable routing was changed too, including stay braze on. I can't tell from the pic- 52telecaster are rear dropouts Simplex?
06-05-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 760,162
Posted By Insidious C.

I picked this 85 Trek 720 a few months ago. Racks...

I picked this 85 Trek 720 a few months ago. Racks were not included but luckily I had on hand some nice front and rear touring racks (Blackburn and Tubus) and the pictured B17. If I go missing from...
06-04-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,551
Posted By Insidious C.

Welcome to BikeForums yelro . You may wish to...

Welcome to BikeForums yelro . You may wish to start a new topic about your bike (this thread is quite old). Have you see this? (http://cyclespeugeot.web.fc2.com/reminiscence/bsroadman75.htm)
06-03-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,701
Posted By Insidious C.

Stronglight TS is a good fit for this bike.

Stronglight TS is a good fit for this bike.
06-03-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By Insidious C.

It is approx 84 model year. I haven't been able...

It is approx 84 model year. I haven't been able to find model names for these anywhere. A similar one recently posted. https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1201985-what-mercier.html
...
06-01-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By Insidious C.

The Sportour was a really nice riding bike IMO.

The Sportour was a really nice riding bike IMO.
06-01-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By Insidious C.

mrv Soma Sutro: 180 x 100 x 22.2 x 25.4 very...

mrv
Soma Sutro: 180 x 100 x 22.2 x 25.4 very good condition $33 shipped
Technomic A: 11(inches) x 90 x 22.2 x 25.4 good condition $28 shipped
Technomic B: 9(inches) x 110 x 22.2 x 25.4 fair...
06-01-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By Insidious C.

I've got a couple of rider condition Technomics...

I've got a couple of rider condition Technomics and a super nice Sutro. I will wander out to the garage on my lunch break to check sizing.
05-30-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 365
Posted By Insidious C.

Milwaukee universal remover tool. :fred:

Milwaukee universal remover tool. :fred:
Replies: 26
Views: 1,122
Posted By Insidious C.

I just sold a yellow/white 87 IM Master for $250...

I just sold a yellow/white 87 IM Master for $250 last weekend in Portland. It was a garage queen with exceptional paint and components. The negatives: one tire was original (33 years old) and the...
Replies: 13
Views: 5,714
Posted By Insidious C.

The fork looks original to me. Galaxies may not...

The fork looks original to me. Galaxies may not be high end but they have a classic look, ride decently and have cool head badges. :)
Here is mine with some upgrades. I bought in original trim,...
05-28-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By Insidious C.

I can knock $20 off the Technium in the name of...

I can knock $20 off the Technium in the name of Karma. Now cost of shipping.



Distanc3 is one spot ahead of you in line. Offered it to mstateglfr first however so waiting on what he decides.
05-28-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By Insidious C.

twagster are you already schooled in tire...

twagster are you already schooled in tire compatibility with hookless rims?
05-28-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 998
Posted By Insidious C.

The correct Simplex seatpost tends to be pricey...

The correct Simplex seatpost tends to be pricey on the used market. You could probably find a nicer Campy period correct post for the same $.
05-27-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By Insidious C.

And just to muddy the waters a little more, here...

And just to muddy the waters a little more, here are pics of the Sequoia (https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/17981180) in all its rusty splendor. Seat tube is a whopping 18.75 CTC. As per post #2...
05-27-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,947
Posted By Insidious C.

If you explore the C&V forum just a little you...

If you explore the C&V forum just a little you will see many examples of gentrified go-fast bikes. Flat bars with trigger shifters, upward angled stems and saddles meant for upright comfort are...
05-27-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By Insidious C.

mstateglfr Some more details on the Raleigh: ...

mstateglfr Some more details on the Raleigh:
Seat tube is 19" CTC.
Top tube is 20.25 CTC.
Rear dropouts 126.7mm
Fish scale says 6.5 lbs with HS and BB. HS and BB seem to me probably serviceable....
05-27-20, 01:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 998
Posted By Insidious C.

I will go out on a limb and say it's a 72,...

I will go out on a limb and say it's a 72, because of the head lugs. How about a pic showing the drive side?...
05-26-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By Insidious C.

Correct. AFAIK steel tubes were only 531 or 753...

Correct. AFAIK steel tubes were only 531 or 753 (team). When I bought the bike it had a Dura Ace group, which would indicate Team model. But I never located the proof mark on the tubes. It had...
05-26-20, 02:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By Insidious C.

I have two quality frames in that size range. ...

I have two quality frames in that size range.

A Reynolds tubed Raleigh Technium. I stripped the paint from the main tubes trying to determine if it was 531 or 753 (I suspect the latter). Very...
05-26-20, 01:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 995
Posted By Insidious C.

S/n looks like a match for Fuji based on post #1...

S/n looks like a match for Fuji based on post #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) in the stickied "Asian Serial Number" topic.
05-25-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 690
Posted By Insidious C.

I'm done with trusting shops to not screw up even...

I'm done with trusting shops to not screw up even a simple job. I vote build it yourself.
05-25-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Insidious C.

pic from OP's album...

pic from OP's album (https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/17702248)
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Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By Insidious C.

pic assist ...

pic assist
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05-25-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 56,937
Views: 8,198,161
Posted By Insidious C.

Are you seeing higher prices in your area...

Are you seeing higher prices in your area recently? This Competizione is one of three bikes I listed on Saturday. I priced these higher than I normally do, not because of perceived trends, but...
05-24-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 523
Posted By Insidious C.

Pretty fit looking at 70 years old ^^. How can...

Pretty fit looking at 70 years old ^^. How can someone spend his entire life building steel frames and live so long? Both Luigi and his father.
05-24-20, 01:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 523
Posted By Insidious C.

When I bought my Daccordi it was a new frame...

When I bought my Daccordi it was a new frame hanging on the shop wall among a bunch of other frames. You could order frames too, of course. I also remember seeing an ad for complete bikes but I'm...
05-23-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 523
Posted By Insidious C.

Lovely! The (unofficial) rule is only apologize...

Lovely! The (unofficial) rule is only apologize for *not* posting pics. :)
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By Insidious C.

Here is a link to bspaul41 's pics...

Here is a link to bspaul41 's pics (https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/17917162). These are ATB style bikes and quite different from the 84-85 drop bar touring bike called Portage. Some of the...
05-22-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 56,937
Views: 8,198,161
Posted By Insidious C.

Maruishi Professional in PDX

Expensive, but OMG this looks nice! (https://portland.craigslist.org/wsc/bik/d/portland-vintage-maruishi-professional/7125644156.html)
...
05-22-20, 01:03 AM
Replies: 56,937
Views: 8,198,161
Posted By Insidious C.

Looks like a uo10 to me,

Looks like a uo10 to me,
05-21-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 56,937
Views: 8,198,161
Posted By Insidious C.

$25 Univega in Beaverton OR

link (https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/704605320291530)
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05-21-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By Insidious C.

ATM there are four Sequoias in "inventory." I...

ATM there are four Sequoias in "inventory." I guess you could say a small forest. :o

The FD is (faux endless) band mount as are the shifters, Cyclone M-II and GT RD. Brakes are Superbe....
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Insidious C.

salvarado's picture album...

salvarado's picture album (https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/17899974)

Some components on this bike I recognize from late 70s Peugeots I have owned. I do not know which model this one is however.
05-20-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By Insidious C.

Same as mine. 26.2 and no obvious s/n.

Same as mine. 26.2 and no obvious s/n.
05-20-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By Insidious C.

Just typical minor abrasion on pedals and arms....

Just typical minor abrasion on pedals and arms. Maybe someone or something put a lot of weight on one pedal.
05-20-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By Insidious C.

The forks side by side. It seems like the easiest...

The forks side by side. It seems like the easiest way would be to cut the steerer below the threads and go threadless. Would this require mixing bits of two headsets? If anyone is in dire need of a...
05-20-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By Insidious C.

Here is a mystery for the forensically inclined:...

Here is a mystery for the forensically inclined: Why are both the shell (only the top) and the BB itself completely fractured? These would seem to be unrelated yet too much of a coincidence not to...
Replies: 15
Views: 712
Posted By Insidious C.

I have a very similar frame which also has the...

I have a very similar frame which also has the two digit (frame size?) stamped in exactly the same way on NDS DO. Is that a characteristic of Olympic, or Cizeron?
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