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04-22-20, 08:41 AM
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Posted By IsleRide

I've been listening through tubes all my life...

I've been listening through tubes all my life with the occasional SS power amp thrown in. So what is your reaction to the vintage "sand" equipment?



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04-03-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,722
Posted By IsleRide

And.....C&V Rail Trail riders.

And.....C&V Rail Trail riders.
04-03-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,072
Posted By IsleRide

Don't get me wrong. I understand that they are...

Don't get me wrong. I understand that they are favored by a lot of riders (I used them for 10 years) and can help in the way you described but I just moved away from them and back to a lower tech...
04-03-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,722
Posted By IsleRide

Yeah, that's how Kennedy smuggled Marilyn into...

Yeah, that's how Kennedy smuggled Marilyn into the compound.
04-02-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,072
Posted By IsleRide

Isn't this a C&V thread? I had a drawer full of...

Isn't this a C&V thread?
I had a drawer full of various SPD pedals. Finally threw them all away. I ride various flat touring pedals with half-clips. Liberating.
03-30-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 858
Posted By IsleRide

Probably better to stick with a 6 speed with that...

Probably better to stick with a 6 speed with that spacing but there are plenty of options. SunRace has been mentioned a lot but I just bought a 7 speed IRD Cyclone I.
They make 5 and 6 speeds too. ...
03-24-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6,795
Views: 2,342,812
Posted By IsleRide

Exactly. Nice bike! Closer to touring geometry....

Exactly. Nice bike! Closer to touring geometry. The 1997 Scott frame I just built up is a fun ride but one like this is what I was talking about looking for.
I was originally going to use these same...
03-24-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 778
Posted By IsleRide

Over the years I tried various clipless pedals...

Over the years I tried various clipless pedals and had a drawer full of them as I switched back to toe clips. I have traditional steel with leather straps on one vintage bike but for 8 years now I've...
03-23-20, 05:51 PM
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Posted By IsleRide

VERY old mountain bikes from the 80s can be found...

VERY old mountain bikes from the 80s can be found in 22 and 23". They are usually long wheelbase bikes with level top tubes and slack head tubes. The bike I just put together measures 20-1/2" CTC on...
03-19-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 14,515
Posted By IsleRide

You're reading a little too deeply into my posts...

You're reading a little too deeply into my posts so I'm out on this thread and let's get back to the bike builds.

Just finished a drop bar MTB myself (moustache bar actually) Been watching yours...
03-18-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,267
Posted By IsleRide

Do you have a "paper route"?

Do you have a "paper route"?
03-18-20, 07:07 PM
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Views: 2,342,812
Posted By IsleRide

1997 Scott

Found this interesting Scott full chromo frame with quality dropouts and "suspension geometry" 20.5" CTC.

Budget build using new and used parts. Stable geometry. Climbs like a Billy Goat. (11-34 8...
03-11-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,567
Posted By IsleRide

jackbombay, you've got my attention on this...

jackbombay, you've got my attention on this build! Have a '73 Super Course frame waiting in the wings for a "Path Racer" type build.
Not with you on the crimping though, (I'll fit what fits) but...
02-19-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 187,970
Posted By IsleRide

Maybe Patrick?

Maybe Patrick?
02-18-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 187,970
Posted By IsleRide

White Fuji Finest 1973 (?)

Looking to buy back the white 25" Fuji Finest (project) I sold through CL last spring at my Long Island NY home. I was a getting ready to move and was liquidating and let this go. (was planning a...
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