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07-01-20, 07:50 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

The fork is a little soft and could use a...

The fork is a little soft and could use a rebuild, but it is rideable. Before I found this one, I had never heard of a UAV. It's a pretty good ride.
06-30-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,097
Posted By brandenjs

A friend gave me this 1994 Allez Sport frame....

A friend gave me this 1994 Allez Sport frame. Perfect timing too because I had another bike with a broken frame that had a full 105 group ready to be swapped. Got it most of the way done the other...
06-27-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2,287
Views: 429,884
Posted By brandenjs

Added this to the stable last week. I took this...

Added this to the stable last week. I took this picture at dusk yesterday just to see how bright this yellow is. All original including bar tape. Amazing condition. Only cleaned and changed tires. ...
06-23-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By brandenjs

1990 Trek Composite 2300 Pro-Survivor

I knew this was in pretty good shape when I first saw some pictures of it, but didn't know it was all original down to the Matrix tires,Trek tire levers, bar tape and Vectra computer that still...
06-21-20, 06:01 AM
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Views: 429,884
Posted By brandenjs

I've got my eye on an 89 2300 Pro with a full Tri...

I've got my eye on an 89 2300 Pro with a full Tri Color 600 group on it. If the price is right I'll be posting soon. Nice job on this one.
06-18-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13,930
Views: 2,963,563
Posted By brandenjs

Austro Daimlers are nice bikes. I picked this one...

Austro Daimlers are nice bikes. I picked this one up about 10 years ago on another Craigslist deal. It was sitting by a barn and the guy threw it into the deal. I have just finished a few upgrades on...
06-04-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13,930
Views: 2,963,563
Posted By brandenjs

One of our local cycling club members posted on...

One of our local cycling club members posted on our website that she had some bike frames that she was getting rid of. One was a late model CAAD 10 that I missed out on, but I did get this 1994...
05-21-20, 06:06 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

Kind of looks like my basement workshop. ...

Kind of looks like my basement workshop.
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05-20-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3,305
Views: 277,847
Posted By brandenjs

I have a 1976 Vent Noir that originally came with...

I have a 1976 Vent Noir that originally came with the black Dura Ace group with the first gen Crane rear derailleur. I have since changed it over to some later model Dura Ace components and 9 speed...
05-17-20, 09:19 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

I’ve had the group on a couple different bikes...

I’ve had the group on a couple different bikes and I really like it. Also have it on this Trek UAV1 hybrid and it works great....
05-17-20, 07:59 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

So when a friend sends you a text and tells you...

So when a friend sends you a text and tells you to pick up a couple of free bikes, you donít expect one of them to be a 95 Rockhopper Comp (STX group). Offered to give him some money for it, but he...
05-16-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13,930
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Posted By brandenjs

Picked up this Miele Svelto this weekend. Tiny...

Picked up this Miele Svelto this weekend. Tiny for what I ride, but overall great shape. Dating it at a 1993. Has the Exage 500ex group. Anyone familiar with the Columbus CroMor frame? Seems a little...
05-05-20, 07:43 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

Picked up a pretty cool Gary Fisher Aquila today....

Picked up a pretty cool Gary Fisher Aquila today. Need a rebuild, but will clean up nicely. Has some cool old retro bits on it. Mr.Crud chain guide, rock ring on the crank and a small chain guide...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,710
Posted By brandenjs

Hi Kevin, As far as I could find out when I...

Hi Kevin,
As far as I could find out when I purchased the bike was that this is the original Shimano Tri-Color 600 on it. Some of the earlier models had down tube shifters. If you are talking about...
Forum: Foo
04-10-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,396
Posted By brandenjs

He will always have a place in our home because...

He will always have a place in our home because our son plays just about all of his songs. No matter how popular he is, all of his concerts always seemed intimate. The kind of guy that anyone could...
04-01-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13,930
Views: 2,963,563
Posted By brandenjs

Seems only project bikes are crossing my path...

Seems only project bikes are crossing my path these days. Snagged this 1997 Trek 2120 ZX before it was trashed. Have the ST1055 shifters partially working and soaking a bit to loosen them up. Way too...
03-30-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13,930
Views: 2,963,563
Posted By brandenjs

Picked this up off of FB marketplace. 1986 Trek...

Picked this up off of FB marketplace. 1986 Trek Elance 400 Reynolds 531. A little rough around the edges, but the Shimano 600 6200 series calipers were worth the $20. ...
03-30-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,453
Posted By brandenjs

That would be perfect. I just emailed them....

That would be perfect. I just emailed them. Thanks!
03-28-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,453
Posted By brandenjs

Yes they are called "G Stays". Not sure what the...

Yes they are called "G Stays". Not sure what the design was supposed to improve, but they are different. Other than changing back to a rigid fork and going with some trigger shifters instead of the...
03-28-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,453
Posted By brandenjs

Rebuilding one right now. Switching it back to a...

Rebuilding one right now. Switching it back to a rigid fork. Before and a current pic on the stand. Someone added some cool top of the line goodies over the years, Ringle quill stem (was stuck and...
03-22-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3,305
Views: 277,847
Posted By brandenjs

Doing the tear down on a Paramount Series 70....

Doing the tear down on a Paramount Series 70. Shock is toast and sadly the Ringle quill stem was stuck and brittle so it is out too. May go back to a rigid fork. Going to be a fun bike when finished....
03-14-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 2,243,903
Posted By brandenjs

Finished up my Austro-Daimler this morning. A mix...

Finished up my Austro-Daimler this morning. A mix of Dura-Ace 7700 with Microshift 9 speed shifters (only because finding a decent set of DA shifters was ridiculously expensive). Took it out for a...
Forum: Touring
03-10-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By brandenjs

A little further south in the Harpers Ferry area...

A little further south in the Harpers Ferry area they are still deciding what to do about the footbridge from the canal into Harpers Ferry after the train derailment. The surface from around mile 60...
03-03-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 15,268
Posted By brandenjs

He's a good boy!!

He's a good boy!!
03-02-20, 05:58 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

So this has a story. I just rebuilt this bike and...

So this has a story. I just rebuilt this bike and sold it at the Stop, Swap and Save swap meet in Md a couple weeks ago. I kinda of regret selling it so I did a search hoping to maybe find another...
Forum: Touring
02-25-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,969
Posted By brandenjs

Just a heads up for anyone planning to make any...

Just a heads up for anyone planning to make any kind of trip up the C and O and planning to go into downtown Harpers Ferry. This is a big deal in the area though there is an alternative, but longer...
02-25-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13,930
Views: 2,963,563
Posted By brandenjs

Thatís really cool. I wonder if I could take it...

Thatís really cool. I wonder if I could take it back in for some warranty work??
02-24-20, 07:23 PM
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Views: 313,817
Posted By brandenjs

It is a great paint scheme. I need to try to...

It is a great paint scheme. I need to try to match up some touch up. This has some pretty bad scratches under the top tube, but I don't want to go through the whole repaint process. It will be a...
02-23-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 313,817
Posted By brandenjs

J Awesome thanks. I’ll ride her with the...

J
Awesome thanks. I’ll ride her with the “character “ as my wife would say about some of my household projects :)
02-22-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,631
Posted By brandenjs

Gotta add this one..... ...

Gotta add this one.....
https://youtu.be/Vn29DvMITu4
02-21-20, 07:48 PM
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Views: 313,817
Posted By brandenjs

I guess the cracking just worried me a little...

I guess the cracking just worried me a little bit. Iíve watched a couple restoration videos, but that seems like quite the process. I want to preserve it as best as I can. Oh the stories it could...
02-20-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13,930
Views: 2,963,563
Posted By brandenjs

I was able to pick this up this week. 1974 Super...

I was able to pick this up this week. 1974 Super Course MKII. A little rough, but Iíve cleaned up worse. Not sure I can save the saddle, itís pretty dry.
...
02-19-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 978
Posted By brandenjs

I’ve done this a couple times (like just...

I’ve done this a couple times (like just yesterday). So this means since I sold 4 bikes at a swap meet, I can get the next 4 I’m interested in? The wife has kind of resigned to the fact that I will...
02-18-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 313,817
Posted By brandenjs

Well, this is my first Super Course though itís a...

Well, this is my first Super Course though itís a little rough. Price was right and Iím a sucker for a Reynolds 531 frame of any kind. A big question is, can this Brooks saddle be saved or just wall...
02-18-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13,930
Views: 2,963,563
Posted By brandenjs

Iím the same way. Iíll pick up some pretty nasty...

Iím the same way. Iíll pick up some pretty nasty projects, but I like to look past the rough edges to get a nice piece of bike history. I am picking up a 73-76 Raleigh Super Course MK II tonight....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,547
Posted By brandenjs

Love the Quad Lock out front mount. Been using...

Love the Quad Lock out front mount. Been using them for years and they are secure.
02-13-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13,930
Views: 2,963,563
Posted By brandenjs

Iíve got one similar to this. Such a fun...

Iíve got one similar to this. Such a fun neighborhood bike. Itís always a hit at parties. ...
02-11-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,131
Posted By brandenjs

I had this Specialissima there, but I had several...

I had this Specialissima there, but I had several people tell me it was too tall. Brought this home also, but I was on the fence to sell it anyways. ...
02-11-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,131
Posted By brandenjs

Yes, that was my Tempo also. This was the first...

Yes, that was my Tempo also. This was the first year there for that one. It didnít sell, but thatís ok.
02-11-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,131
Posted By brandenjs

It was complete and ready to ride. Full Campy and...

It was complete and ready to ride. Full Campy and freshly rebuilt.
02-10-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,131
Posted By brandenjs

Yes it sure was. It did sell and thatís one I...

Yes it sure was. It did sell and thatís one I hope I donít regret selling. I did a full rebuild on that one and it turned out pretty well. Hope the buyer enjoys it.
02-10-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,978
Posted By brandenjs

Like everyone has said, an older bike will...

Like everyone has said, an older bike will probably need rebuilt with cables, housings, brakes and the shock of course, but these bikes are solid and work well on light duty trails and single track....
02-10-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,131
Posted By brandenjs

I had a great show. Bike geeks everywhere! Sold 4...

I had a great show. Bike geeks everywhere! Sold 4 out of the six bikes I took with me to sell and a bunch of small parts. I had more fun chatting with all the people that came by my set up and it was...
02-10-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7,221
Views: 1,838,612
Posted By brandenjs

Thanks for the catalog. Yes the fork was changed,...

Thanks for the catalog. Yes the fork was changed, but I like the upgrade. This thing rides great. I might make a change to the stem for a little flatter layout and pull it back a little. Iím liking...
02-05-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,131
Posted By brandenjs

brandonjs What bikes are you selling?[/QUOTE] ...

brandonjs What bikes are you selling?[/QUOTE]
Iíve got several. Colnago Crystal, Specialized Sequoia, Cannondale Black Lightning, Schwinn Tempo, Univega Speciallisima and a couple more. Look for me...
02-05-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,131
Posted By brandenjs

Yes you should come and but a couple of my bikes...

Yes you should come and but a couple of my bikes for sale. :)
02-04-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,131
Posted By brandenjs

Itís actually in Westminster, Md.

Itís actually in Westminster, Md.
02-04-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,131
Posted By brandenjs

Iíll be there with a couple spots set up. 5 or 6...

Iíll be there with a couple spots set up. 5 or 6 bikes to sell and a table full of parts. Always fun!
02-04-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7,221
Views: 1,838,612
Posted By brandenjs

Just picked up this 93 Scott Comp Racing mtb....

Just picked up this 93 Scott Comp Racing mtb. Itís hard to find any info on these, but it is a pretty decent bike. Deore LX group and what I can see is a replacement fs. Most I have found online have...
02-01-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 15,268
Posted By brandenjs

Technically this was finished in January, butís...

Technically this was finished in January, butís here is a recent one I finished. 1986 Sequoia. ...
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