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06-22-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,051
Posted By OrangeOkie

Great stuff hazetguy!

Great stuff hazetguy!
06-21-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,051
Posted By OrangeOkie

Ole' gruppo

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Good info T-MAR. I was able to procure a brand new white Ole' gruppo which I...
03-18-17, 07:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,437
Posted By OrangeOkie

Great job on the cleanup. As a Johnny Come...

Great job on the cleanup. As a Johnny Come lately to the discussion i was going to recommend this Melaleuca product. It is the best and most gentle to painted surfaces cleaner I have ever used. ...
10-09-14, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5,450
Views: 430,928
Posted By OrangeOkie

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/OTYwWDEyODA=/z/-usAAOSw-...

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/OTYwWDEyODA=/z/-usAAOSw-jhUK19A/$_57.JPG

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTA0NFgxMjY1/z/ytwAAOSwd4tUJM~T/$_57.JPG
09-20-14, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5,450
Views: 430,928
Posted By OrangeOkie

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NDgwWDc5NA==/z/Ga4AAOSwf...

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NDgwWDc5NA==/z/Ga4AAOSwfcVUEVIs/$_12.JPG

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/zh8AAOSwQItUD5ff/$_57.JPG
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09-17-14, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5,450
Views: 430,928
Posted By OrangeOkie

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/b5gAAOSw7...

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/b5gAAOSw7NNUDPfw/$_57.JPG
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09-13-14, 09:32 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,660
Posted By OrangeOkie

These are the bikes of my youth. They bring back...

These are the bikes of my youth. They bring back good memories. Today, I like being different than the masses. I like to put my bike together with beautifully engineered components, then go out...
09-13-14, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,045
Posted By OrangeOkie

Here is a snippet from "Sunset for Suntour"...

Here is a snippet from "Sunset for Suntour" (http://pages.citebite.com/o2n1u6u4w3qui) that explans the requirement to use all Suntour Accushift components to make it work reliably. No mixing and...
09-10-14, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5,450
Views: 430,928
Posted By OrangeOkie

Still in the fishin' mode . . . Here is an...

Still in the fishin' mode . . .

Here is an interesting Australian made Alvey spinning reel . . . http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/g6MAAOSwVFlUA9HT/$_57.JPG
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09-05-14, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,145
Posted By OrangeOkie

Keep it all Superbe IMO

Keep it all Superbe IMO
09-04-14, 07:14 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,623
Posted By OrangeOkie

Yes, all the bikes are mine. Went through that...

Yes, all the bikes are mine. Went through that stage on ebay, if you know what I mean.
09-04-14, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By OrangeOkie

This is great advice. Instead of charging for...

This is great advice. Instead of charging for shipping on ebay, just leave it up to the buyer to make his deal with a local, established bike shop. I love it! This thread should be pinned.
09-04-14, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5,450
Views: 430,928
Posted By OrangeOkie

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/alwAAOSwQ...

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/alwAAOSwQItT-qYB/$_57.JPG

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/ywEAAOSwnDZT98fb/$_57.JPG
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09-01-14, 09:17 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 33,266
Posted By OrangeOkie

Here is my 1980 11.8 fully upgraded with NOS...

Here is my 1980 11.8 fully upgraded with NOS Suntour Superbe Pro + other top shelf bits.

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s33/orangeokie/Bicycles/Schwinn005.jpg
09-01-14, 09:08 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 36,062
Posted By OrangeOkie

http://i.ebayimg.com/15/!!eGwukwBHU~$(KGrHqIH-DYEr...

http://i.ebayimg.com/15/!!eGwukwBHU~$(KGrHqIH-DYEref1CL,GBK61tfhO+!~~_7.GIF
08-30-14, 10:33 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,623
Posted By OrangeOkie

I have both CY models of the Volare. (the two...

I have both CY models of the Volare. (the two orange frames in the pic) While not Paramounts, they are sweet riders and definitely keepers. The 77 and 78 catalogs had them pegged right behind the...
08-09-14, 06:08 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 68,399
Posted By OrangeOkie

Maybe you should check the authenticity of your...

Maybe you should check the authenticity of your frame?:p
08-03-14, 08:26 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,170
Posted By OrangeOkie

My problem is I like all of my bikes and have two...

My problem is I like all of my bikes and have two more frames waiting for a build. If I sold any of them I would have to part them out because I could never recover the value of all the parts I put...
07-30-14, 09:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,752
Posted By OrangeOkie

That site is a great find for me. Thanks.

That site is a great find for me. Thanks.
07-23-14, 07:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,157
Posted By OrangeOkie

if you give him bad feedback, he will give you...

if you give him bad feedback, he will give you bad feedback. not worth it in the long run
07-21-14, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,818
Posted By OrangeOkie

Bought the grupo from a guy who was parting out...

Bought the grupo from a guy who was parting out his Black Lightening and put it on my 11.8.

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s33/orangeokie/Bicycles/Schwinn010.jpg
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07-20-14, 10:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,436
Posted By OrangeOkie

Can you post some close ups of your Arabesque 600...

Can you post some close ups of your Arabesque 600 parts? Are they for sale?
07-18-14, 11:40 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,995
Posted By OrangeOkie

Google covered bridge rides in PA. There are...

Google covered bridge rides in PA. There are plenty of folks on the big rides around the covered bridges who dig the old bikes.
...
07-18-14, 11:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,557
Posted By OrangeOkie

My problem is after i get them fixed up, I can't...

My problem is after i get them fixed up, I can't bring myself to sell them!:rolleyes:
07-18-14, 11:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,436
Posted By OrangeOkie

I own and use them all and I have not had a...

I own and use them all and I have not had a single problem. SunTour is da bomb . . .

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s33/orangeokie/Bicycles/mountechrear.jpg...
07-18-14, 11:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,377
Posted By OrangeOkie

I'll get some pics up in the next few weeks.

I'll get some pics up in the next few weeks.
07-18-14, 10:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,557
Posted By OrangeOkie

Lazy photo . . . I really need to get these...

Lazy photo . . . I really need to get these babies out and make some good pics.

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s33/orangeokie/Bikes_zps610fb019.jpg
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07-18-14, 10:15 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,949
Posted By OrangeOkie

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s33/orangeokie/...

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s33/orangeokie/Bicycles/21.jpg
http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s33/orangeokie/Bicycles/22.jpg
http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s33/orangeokie/Bicycles/23.jpg
07-02-12, 06:28 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,949
Posted By OrangeOkie

I own both a 77 and a 78 in orange. I need to...

I own both a 77 and a 78 in orange. I need to post pics one of these days.
05-11-12, 07:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,864
Posted By OrangeOkie

I use paraffin oil to clean all bearings, chains...

I use paraffin oil to clean all bearings, chains and other parts that require lubricating grease. Any residue left over will not break down any grease applied after cleaning.
08-22-11, 07:26 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 21,990
Posted By OrangeOkie

Here is my '81 11.8 . . . the first bike I bought...

Here is my '81 11.8 . . . the first bike I bought for my collection (starting with my '87 L.L. Bean Cannondale.) As you can see I upgraded everything.:p
...
06-23-11, 08:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,437
Posted By OrangeOkie

http://mombat.org/1985Cover.jpg...

http://mombat.org/1985Cover.jpg (http://www.vintagecannondale.com/year/1985/1985.pdf)
08-23-10, 12:59 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,098
Posted By OrangeOkie

Ha ha ha fool! Your $50,000 miscalculation! ...

Ha ha ha fool! Your $50,000 miscalculation!
http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s33/orangeokie/Cars/Mustang1.jpg...
07-19-10, 07:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,557
Posted By OrangeOkie

To answer the OP's question, I am not in to what...

To answer the OP's question, I am not in to what he is into. I like old things of quality. I like bikes that have a human creator . . an artisan . . . I love to build up quality frames with new...
07-12-10, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 677,857
Posted By OrangeOkie

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s33/orangeokie/...

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s33/orangeokie/Katie%20and%20me/384579_423717554333903_1581972621_n_zpsb7449f8b.jpeg
Me and the Mrs. (age 62)


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07-12-10, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 677,857
Posted By OrangeOkie

Nice family. Congratulations. You are blessed...

Nice family. Congratulations. You are blessed just like me.
07-12-10, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 677,857
Posted By OrangeOkie

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s33/orangeokie/...

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s33/orangeokie/Bicycles/Katiescamera016.jpg

This is a photo taken approximately 3 or 4 years ago with my first road bike, a 1987 Cannondale LL Bean bought new...
05-23-10, 02:18 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 22,512
Posted By OrangeOkie

I'm a Oklahoma State Cowboys grad (orange school...

I'm a Oklahoma State Cowboys grad (orange school colors and okie = Oklahoma) as opposed to an Oklahoma Sooners grad (crimson and cream colors) who are known as land thieves, dirt burglars, sewerners,...
04-20-10, 07:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,158
Posted By OrangeOkie

I was fortunate to find a "Black Lightening...

I was fortunate to find a "Black Lightening Grupo" on ebay a few years ago. The seller took it off a Cannodale just like yours. I decided to put it on my black Schwinn Voyageur 11.8. I just went...
03-28-10, 07:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,022
Posted By OrangeOkie

Tom I faced this fact about three years ago when...

Tom I faced this fact about three years ago when I spent about $15K on six or seven bikes and a ton on shiny SunTour jewelry. Since then I have bought three frames, some Campy stuff and another...
02-01-10, 09:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,309
Posted By OrangeOkie

I'm definitely 90% SunTour. I have both years of...

I'm definitely 90% SunTour. I have both years of Volare's, the 77 with Crane and the 78 with Dura Ace. I have a Bob Jackson I plan to build up with Campy, and a Mk II with Sunrace, but everything...
01-11-10, 12:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By OrangeOkie

I would just keep an eye on ebay. The Suntour...

I would just keep an eye on ebay. The Suntour hoods you seek could pop up any day
01-03-10, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 558
Posted By OrangeOkie

Melaleuca Sol-U-Mel...

Melaleuca Sol-U-Mel (http://www.melaleuca.com/ProductStore/Product.aspx?sku=110)
12-27-09, 10:01 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 48,576
Posted By OrangeOkie

1963 Schwinn Sting Ray. All of the rich kids had...

1963 Schwinn Sting Ray. All of the rich kids had one. It was the year of the Beatles!

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s33/orangeokie/Bicycles/6503_1.jpg...
12-13-09, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By OrangeOkie

An 11.8 is one of those bikes that should be in...

An 11.8 is one of those bikes that should be in any collection, as well as used as a daily rider.
11-30-09, 09:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,139
Posted By OrangeOkie

I ordered my 1987 Cannondale out of an LL Bean...

I ordered my 1987 Cannondale out of an LL Bean catalog. Paid $286 for it. Has the LL Bean logo on the frame. I have since replaced all of the low end Suntour with Superbe, though this photo is of...
11-16-09, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,241
Posted By OrangeOkie

On the road . . . My 11.8 in my hotel room. ...

On the road . . . My 11.8 in my hotel room.



http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s33/orangeokie/Bicycles/DSC00100.jpg
11-16-09, 08:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,377
Posted By OrangeOkie

Since . . . ....

Since . . . . http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s33/orangeokie/postpics_zps4a358623.gif

:thumb:

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s33/orangeokie/Bicycles/cyclonerear-1.jpg...
11-14-09, 10:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,436
Posted By OrangeOkie

I am a big fan of Suntour. The thing that...

I am a big fan of Suntour. The thing that separates Cyclone, or Superbe for that matter, from the others mentioned is the jewel like workmanship. The polished surfaces shine like the "Sun!"
11-06-09, 08:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,405
Posted By OrangeOkie

I'm back on the road in PA now, but should be...

I'm back on the road in PA now, but should be home next week. Will get the pics posted up. :thumb:
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