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10-20-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By ryansu

Coffee and power rings

Coffee and power rings
10-20-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 71
Posted By ryansu

I would also suggest removing the tire and tube...

I would also suggest removing the tire and tube and carefully checking the interior of the rim, is the rim strip intact, are any spoke nipples protruding, any sharp bits inside, carefully and slowly,...
10-20-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 76
Posted By ryansu

For working on bikes a couple thoughts OP RJ the...

For working on bikes a couple thoughts OP RJ the bike guy on youtube, Sheldon Brown on the web, Forum member's site Mytenspeeds, Park tools has some excellent videos. If you have a bike co-op near...
10-20-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,973
Posted By ryansu

Oh man I just got drool all over my shirt! nice...

Oh man I just got drool all over my shirt! nice shots crank_addict thanks for sharing
10-20-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14,298
Views: 1,310,744
Posted By ryansu

I always tell myself it could be worse I could be...

I always tell myself it could be worse I could be into vintage cars! :lol: I have also started to "decustomize" bikes before I sell them keeping my favorite pedals, bar/stem/levers and especially...
10-19-19, 11:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 170
Posted By ryansu

A solution looking for a problem

A solution looking for a problem
10-19-19, 10:53 PM
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Views: 1,310,744
Posted By ryansu

@DQRider you must have great storage for that...

@DQRider you must have great storage for that awesome collection of lovely bikes, really like the Celeste on the Bianchi
10-19-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,973
Posted By ryansu

That is some bike cave...wow!

That is some bike cave...wow!
10-19-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 37,150
Posted By ryansu

I have a Sunday tradition of riding to the...

I have a Sunday tradition of riding to the farmers market and visiting my local pub, the Beer Junction, Mostly I get IPA's but not always.....

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10-19-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2,397
Views: 180,001
Posted By ryansu

Love that Biplane fork.

Love that Biplane fork.
10-19-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,015
Posted By ryansu

Coffee ride number 3, I was lucky to not get...

Coffee ride number 3, I was lucky to not get rained on. Took the $25 mountain bike. The Cheese croissant was so good I almost ordered a second..
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10-19-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 212
Posted By ryansu

+1 on what francophile said above, the important...

+1 on what francophile said above, the important stuff; does it fit, do you like the ride, does it put a smile on your face?
10-19-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 242
Posted By ryansu

I am not a big fan of turkey levers or stem...

I am not a big fan of turkey levers or stem shifters but those are easily changed and Free. Miyata. Cream Headtube - SCORE nicely done OP
10-19-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,731
Posted By ryansu

Yes I know this is an old thread but I stumbled...

Yes I know this is an old thread but I stumbled across it while looking up info on the 1988 Novara Ponderosa I picked up for $25. I am currently trying to sell it as a whole bike but may upgrade the...
10-18-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 690
Posted By ryansu

Wow Ozzie it looks great! I think it went to the...

Wow Ozzie it looks great! I think it went to the right place. :thumb:
10-18-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 212
Posted By ryansu

I am assuming by catalog you are looking at the...

I am assuming by catalog you are looking at the bike boom Peugeot website (https://www.bikeboompeugeot.com/Brochures%20USA/Brochures%20USA.htm)? If not its a great resource.
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10-18-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,761
Posted By ryansu

Payment sent, thanks Brian! Damn you tricky...

Payment sent, thanks Brian!

Damn you tricky :lol:
10-18-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2,397
Views: 180,001
Posted By ryansu

Noodling around with the Allez I got from tricky...

Noodling around with the Allez I got from tricky . It was a great deal but came sans wheels. I found an old Takara on CL for cheap with upgraded 700c wheels I couldn't tell much from pictures but I...
10-18-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,208
Posted By ryansu

Based on your first picture its threaded - see...

Based on your first picture its threaded - see the threads on the steerer tube, and the standard of the era would be 1 inch threaded they come in a wide range of prices you can get a solid tange unit...
10-17-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,406
Posted By ryansu

That has to be the most austere set of...

That has to be the most austere set of derailleurs, especially the FD, I have ever seen and at the same time perhaps the coolest! thanks for sharing northbend
10-17-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,689
Posted By ryansu

A couple of years ago I made a rule that I would...

A couple of years ago I made a rule that I would not buy entry level stuff anymore, no stem shifters, no safety levers no Hi-ten main tubes etc as I came to the conclusion that it took the same time...
10-16-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 716
Posted By ryansu

Plus one on what bikemig said, and if it has...

Plus one on what bikemig said, and if it has thumb shifters all the better with some smooth tires that could be a very plush ride for commuting, errands etc the weird stem is probably why it didn't...
10-16-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 921
Posted By ryansu

A couple questions, what made you decide you...

A couple questions, what made you decide you needed a new FW? what was the issue with the Suntour? There are a few videos on You Tube for rehabbing old FW's and there is a BF member who refurbishes,...
10-16-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,985
Posted By ryansu

Very nice build OP love that blue :thumb:

Very nice build OP love that blue :thumb:
10-16-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,705
Posted By ryansu

um @HMU_4_The_Loud zombie thread :eek:

um @HMU_4_The_Loud zombie thread :eek:
10-16-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,761
Posted By ryansu

Thanks for the response Brian, my friend is going...

Thanks for the response Brian, my friend is going to stand pat for now good luck with the sale
10-16-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,761
Posted By ryansu

brian3069 just curious what is your current price...

brian3069 just curious what is your current price for the wheel-set and what would the shipping to Seattle (98136) be? Asking for a friend....
10-15-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,761
Posted By ryansu

They look very nice, the right year and are FW...

They look very nice, the right year and are FW hub so you don't have the issue of expensive hard to find Suntour Cassette BUT I have the nice Mavic Open pros with Ultegra hubs that I harvested off a...
10-15-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,785
Posted By ryansu

OP, I can say from experience that randyjawa...

OP, I can say from experience that randyjawa website is excellent and has lots of French bike specific content, also as someone starting out I would recommend looking up Sheldon Brown on the web, he...
10-15-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 569
Posted By ryansu

OP you might want to post to the "for love of...

OP you might want to post to the "for love of english 3 speeds" thread that you are ISO of an tall 3 speed, they may know of A) the models to look for like what BigChief posted and B) what is...
10-15-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,511
Posted By ryansu

I believe there is a tools thread on here...

I believe there is a tools thread on here someplace with recommendations, If you have a co-op anywhere near most all the use of tools maybe for a small fee but using a shop as you mentioned to get it...
10-14-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,818
Posted By ryansu

:thumb:

:thumb:
10-14-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 976
Posted By ryansu

...wait the hobos have enough scratch to buy...

...wait the hobos have enough scratch to buy Ironman's? maybe I am in the wrong line of work
10-14-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,015
Posted By ryansu

Coffeeneuring ride # 2 on this lovely fall day. I...

Coffeeneuring ride # 2 on this lovely fall day. I really need to bike to a pub soon. I may never do Paris Brest Paris but I could certainly do Pub Brewery Pub... anyway here is the proof.
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10-14-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,818
Posted By ryansu

Thanks for the info, I am running the 27 X 1 3/8...

Thanks for the info, I am running the 27 X 1 3/8 Sand canyons on my 87 Cresta GT and they come out to about 34mm and I have some Handsome Cycles 700 x 45 mm metal mud butlers I got a deal on so we'll...
10-14-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By ryansu

can you post so pics of the trainer and...

can you post so pics of the trainer and specifically how your skewer is interfacing with the cup on the trainer "axle' ? as suggested above you may just need to swap to a skewer that will fit the cup...
10-14-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 298
Posted By ryansu

Pedigree is nice and all but how does it fit and...

Pedigree is nice and all but how does it fit and ride? looks like a great, well outfitted bike
10-14-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By ryansu

This Brooks b.15 was on a friends Super course...

This Brooks b.15 was on a friends Super course that I converted from Road to townie for him. it was mostly just dried out and had been thankfully stored inside while being out of service for 30...
10-14-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,818
Posted By ryansu

mon Dieu! So many gorgeous bikes! thanks for...

mon Dieu! So many gorgeous bikes! thanks for sharing the photos. When I am mounting metal mudguards this winter on my Nishiki Cresta GT I know where I am coming for inspiration.
10-13-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 511
Posted By ryansu

The simple answer is allot can happen in 30...

The simple answer is allot can happen in 30 years, once you have some more posts you can put up pictures and then forum can really help. A You ,mentioned you need to get to 10, I think you can do 5...
10-12-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,015
Posted By ryansu

Ok just to prove its not always alcoholic here...

Ok just to prove its not always alcoholic here are some pics of my first Coffeeneuring ride of 2019
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10-12-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,015
Posted By ryansu

I need to get me one of them Alewives :D

I need to get me one of them Alewives :D
10-12-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By ryansu

You may find this service bulletin ...

You may find this service bulletin (http://www.yellowjersey.org/Suntour21.pdf)posted on Yellow jersey helpful I have a set of 5000 series that I am running in Friction mode because it was the...
10-12-19, 04:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 264
Posted By ryansu

I have done some clean up of the seat tube with a...

I have done some clean up of the seat tube with a brake hone and the 27.0 post, while still tight, does seem to work, that said I am going to take up Dfrost on his generous offer of a trial 26.8...
10-11-19, 12:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 449
Posted By ryansu

Bought this Cresta GT from a BF member and spent...

Bought this Cresta GT from a BF member and spent time refurbing it and spending money freely :lol: the first test ride put a big smile on my face ...6 months later I crashed and bent the fork so we...
10-10-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2,397
Views: 180,001
Posted By ryansu

This isn't the N-1 you're looking for... Hope to...

This isn't the N-1 you're looking for... Hope to see more pics of this Resto Mod. btw I have 8 bikes in a 2 bedroom apt so I feel your pain, one is in the trunk of my car and 3 are on CL
10-10-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2,397
Views: 180,001
Posted By ryansu

Finished the Takara to the point of being a...

Finished the Takara to the point of being a functional rain bike to get it out the door since I mined it for a nice 700c wheelset (mavic open pro) and suntour bar cons.
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10-10-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 157,877
Posted By ryansu

My Daughters cat demanding the pet toll before I...

My Daughters cat demanding the pet toll before I leave the house

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10-10-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 243
Posted By ryansu

nice transformation! looking sharp

nice transformation! looking sharp
10-10-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 39,372
Posted By ryansu

GTK Drillium Dude, I am not usually over there...

GTK Drillium Dude, I am not usually over there but I had an interview in Redmond and decided to hit one my old ride spots on the way home as I had the bike in the car, if I am over there again I will...
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