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04-22-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 315
Posted By madpogue

Hand arithmetic > search engine

Hand arithmetic > search engine
04-22-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 666
Posted By madpogue

Send lawyers, guns and money; Dad, get Miyata...

Send lawyers, guns and money;
Dad, get Miyata this.
04-22-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 315
Posted By madpogue

Feb 11? Your bike's birthday is actually today...

Feb 11? Your bike's birthday is actually today (or is that why you posted? :confused: ).
04-22-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By madpogue

Is it a trick of the light, or does the seat tube...

Is it a trick of the light, or does the seat tube narrow down just below the top?

Steerer tube on the original fork might betray some identifying information, if the PO still has it.
04-22-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 176
Posted By madpogue

That's not a 19" frame.

That's not a 19" frame.
04-22-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 427
Posted By madpogue

BSA: ...

BSA:
https://oldroads.com/IMG/BSACYCLETUBEBADGE.JPG
04-22-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 176
Posted By madpogue

Pic assist: ...

Pic assist:

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/237x107/80-screen_shot_2021_04_21_at_11_39_27_pm_884d4e8fcbf718b8b014a68790e9c0484d117bc4.png
...
04-22-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 315
Posted By madpogue

Good thing that Paramount didn't end up in some...

Good thing that Paramount didn't end up in some mystery shop in Princenton NJ.......

(Is that right down the road from Pat t erson?....)
04-21-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20,251
Views: 3,404,146
Posted By madpogue

^^^^ Bar-end shifters, Arabesque, and turkey...

^^^^ Bar-end shifters, Arabesque, and turkey levers? Bike must have required anti-rejection drugs.
04-20-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 837
Posted By madpogue

The largest chainring, or the largest cog? In...

The largest chainring, or the largest cog? In either case, you probably also have a derailleur limit adjustment issue.
04-20-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,685
Posted By madpogue

Years ago a freelance mechanic lived a couple...

Years ago a freelance mechanic lived a couple doors down. One day I stopped by, she had an Audi (or maybe a VW) in for something simple way up front -- radiator hose, maybe just a coolant flush, some...
04-19-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,685
Posted By madpogue

A Miyata. A Mongoose. A Merz. A Moulton. A brand...

A Miyata. A Mongoose. A Merz. A Moulton. A brand new Motobecane. A Mercian. A Mercier. A Masi. A Miele. A Merckx. A Muddy Fox.



And a baby's arm, holding a frame made by Mike Appel.
04-19-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 837
Posted By madpogue

Album - http://bikeforums.net/g/album/21178794 ...

Album - http://bikeforums.net/g/album/21178794

Hey, you're just in time for Green Bike Month. Get your 10 posts in as suggested above, get a full-bike pic or two (from the drive side), and post...
04-15-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20,251
Views: 3,404,146
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^^^ Q: How can you tell that the seat post is...

^^^^^^^ Q: How can you tell that the seat post is not seized?
A: Where else would they stuff the $1400 worth of fentanyl/meth?
04-12-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 61,255
Views: 9,193,767
Posted By madpogue

Fork-only damage isn't out of the question. Not...

Fork-only damage isn't out of the question. Not exactly apples to apples, but I bought a chrome Ross MTB a couple years back, with no damage to the main triangle, but a fork that looked just about...
04-10-21, 12:19 AM
Replies: 20,251
Views: 3,404,146
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ Wacky ad, but it went for a yummy price...

^^^^^ Wacky ad, but it went for a yummy price ($70).
04-10-21, 12:13 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,195
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^^ Seed for T-Mar 's Firenze serial number...

^^^^^^ Seed for T-Mar 's Firenze serial number registry
04-10-21, 12:10 AM
Replies: 61,255
Views: 9,193,767
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ 1987 400T, distinguished by the weird-ish...

^^^^^ 1987 400T, distinguished by the weird-ish red/black "Honey, I burned the BB" fade and black fork
04-09-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 61,255
Views: 9,193,767
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ Who knew that pedals from a Murray tricycle...

^^^^^ Who knew that pedals from a Murray tricycle would fit an '87 Schwinn Circuit?
04-06-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 24,594
Posted By madpogue

June. Shared with silver.

June. Shared with silver.
04-01-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 20,251
Views: 3,404,146
Posted By madpogue

And it's flat-proof.

And it's flat-proof.
03-30-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 252,262
Posted By madpogue

Hmmm, dunno how this thread escaped my attention...

Hmmm, dunno how this thread escaped my attention until now. Excuse the cr@ptastic photo; it's from the CL ad from when I bought it just before things locked down. Haven't had a chance to get a real...
03-30-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 61,255
Views: 9,193,767
Posted By madpogue

Marketed to politicians, perhaps......

Marketed to politicians, perhaps......
03-27-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,129
Posted By madpogue

Nice rack. Does the computer still work?

Nice rack.

Does the computer still work?
03-27-21, 12:12 AM
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Views: 3,404,146
Posted By madpogue

Hackium, I think it's called.

Hackium, I think it's called.
03-25-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20,251
Views: 3,404,146
Posted By madpogue

Someone should message the "fluted Laprade" guy a...

Someone should message the "fluted Laprade" guy a picture of Ian Anderson.
03-24-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 257,143
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^^^^^...

^^^^^^^^^ https://www.getyarn.io/yarn-clip/e292082f-0ae7-4cf9-ba2b-6b39fbd6b9f8
03-23-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,016,940
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ Good thing they didn't put another coat of...

^^^^^ Good thing they didn't put another coat of paint on that fork.
03-23-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,237
Posted By madpogue

So they're issuing vanity plates in Itchy &...

So they're issuing vanity plates in Itchy & Scratchy Land now? Cool.
03-22-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 61,255
Views: 9,193,767
Posted By madpogue

Just show him a couple re-runs of Miami Vice....

Just show him a couple re-runs of Miami Vice. That, or point him to this thread -- https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/767379-post-your-centurion-ironman-love-80s-paint-jobs-326.html

NB re...
03-21-21, 11:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,195
Posted By madpogue

I don't think anyone in the Madison area sold...

I don't think anyone in the Madison area sold them BITD. So any that you see around here, I think it's a safe they're from TV Lenny (i.e. they were giveaways).
03-21-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 61,255
Views: 9,193,767
Posted By madpogue

I wouldn't ask any questions. I'd offer a quick...

I wouldn't ask any questions. I'd offer a quick $80.
03-21-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,195
Posted By madpogue

Call TV Lenny!

Call TV Lenny!
03-21-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 61,255
Views: 9,193,767
Posted By madpogue

A bit of sticker shock, but yum. (It's an '82...

A bit of sticker shock, but yum. (It's an '82 BTW)

https://madison.craigslist.org/bik/d/middleton-vintage-trek-950-series/7290053955.htmlVintage Trek 950 Series -...
03-21-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,195
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^^ At least it's in appropriate company.

^^^^^^ At least it's in appropriate company.
03-17-21, 12:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,255
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ Wow, do you have any more catalog scans...

^^^^^ Wow, do you have any more catalog scans from that era? It would be cool if you could publish them to a web site somewhere; it would help fill a gap in the ones we usually reference.

And +1,...
02-05-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 853
Posted By madpogue

Interesting approach. Were there any issues...

Interesting approach. Were there any issues getting the front roller cam to align to the 650B rim?
01-30-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,505
Posted By madpogue

The fact that it doesn't tighten as you ride is...

The fact that it doesn't tighten as you ride is one of the things that distingush the Helicomatic (and, of course, the various various freehub/cassette systems of other makers) from a thread-on...
01-05-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 20,251
Views: 3,404,146
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^^^ No way that bike is 52 feet long.

^^^^^^^ No way that bike is 52 feet long.
12-30-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 20,251
Views: 3,404,146
Posted By madpogue

The movie overall was a disappointment, having...

The movie overall was a disappointment, having read the book. That said, the Dr. Malcolm quote is one of my favorite movie quotes of all time.

More like Spray.Bomb
12-29-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20,251
Views: 3,404,146
Posted By madpogue

Does Red Green have blue duct tape?

Does Red Green have blue duct tape?
12-02-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,016,940
Posted By madpogue

You know, if you had drilled two pins out of the...

You know, if you had drilled two pins out of the VHS copy, you could have fitted into your Beta player.
11-26-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,016,940
Posted By madpogue

That's a pretty commonly available shim. Kinda...

That's a pretty commonly available shim. Kinda spendy for something so simple, especially with shipping if you buy one online.
11-11-20, 12:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 883
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ The numbers on those two bikes indicate...

^^^^^ The numbers on those two bikes indicate that they both voted.







(Okay I'll shut up now.)
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By madpogue

Looks like you can JUST make out a "76" on the...

Looks like you can JUST make out a "76" on the hub.
11-10-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 20,251
Views: 3,404,146
Posted By madpogue

Where's the chalk outine?

Where's the chalk outine?
11-06-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 61,255
Views: 9,193,767
Posted By madpogue

I think they're misunderstood. Whuhhh, a Diamond...

I think they're misunderstood. Whuhhh, a Diamond Back that's a road bike? :foo: But yeah, they're great bikes. My wife loves her '90 Momentum, esp since she got it for a song.
11-05-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 61,255
Views: 9,193,767
Posted By madpogue

That DB ^^^^^^ is the Taiwanese successor to the...

That DB ^^^^^^ is the Taiwanese successor to the Ironman, although with the 105 gruppo, it would be closer to an Expert than a Master. So yeah, a very good price, the cr@ppy photo discount applied.
10-31-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20,251
Views: 3,404,146
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ '72 Nova behind that "righty". So...

^^^^^ '72 Nova behind that "righty".

So evidently the Stumpy-tax even applies to Stumpy wannabees:80ís specialized stumjumper - $320 (Madison)...
10-29-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 812
Posted By madpogue

Pump? Shoot, you could fit a compressor behind...

Pump? Shoot, you could fit a compressor behind that seat tube.

To the OP - have you looked up the serial number on vintage-trek yet?
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