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04-20-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 656
Posted By Mr. 66

On rims as you described I use 0000 Steel Wool,...

On rims as you described I use 0000 Steel Wool, then I'll use polishing compound
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By Mr. 66

Not a high end but it does have value. As-is...

Not a high end but it does have value. As-is about $40-60, cleaned up and oiled maybe $125, cleaned and serviced perhaps $175 if all is well.
04-14-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By Mr. 66

Is it 1" threadless or 1 1/8" headset? The 1"...

Is it 1" threadless or 1 1/8" headset? The 1" headset is not as common place. Either way you should be able to find a replacement somewhere.
04-14-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 365
Posted By Mr. 66

Do you have a picture of your original cranks? Is...

Do you have a picture of your original cranks? Is the double you installed to "far out"? If your original crank is the forgemeld type 2x you may be able to put a SR Sakae 3x without further expense.
04-14-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By Mr. 66

I'm usually neutral on tires, I do not like the...

I'm usually neutral on tires, I do not like the Ribmo tires they have a different feel of handling, Like riding an edgy garden hose.

Pasela over Ribmo every day, every time.
04-11-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14,235
Views: 3,148,508
Posted By Mr. 66

A Sekai 2700 limped in the back yard last week,...

A Sekai 2700 limped in the back yard last week, equipped with Superbe Pro RD and shifters, original Suntour Vx front derailleur, Diacomp G, Sugino cranks and bb, Tange Levin hs, with junk Normandy...
04-09-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 553
Posted By Mr. 66

I do have one bike that has a steer tube that...

I do have one bike that has a steer tube that needs the headset locknut needs a hone. I could not put the stem on when the headset was at correct install.
04-08-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 472,152
Posted By Mr. 66

I found some Univega pedals with some very clean...

I found some Univega pedals with some very clean straps, these will go on a Gran Premio ...
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By Mr. 66

For cleaning brakes lately I've been using armor...

For cleaning brakes lately I've been using armor all tire and wheel cleaner. Spray on use a lite brush hose off, repeat if needed.
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By Mr. 66

What does the Takara look like? some of those can...

What does the Takara look like? some of those can be really nice. I had a Takara Competition it was made of Tange Champion #2 tubing. Very under the radar bike it was.
04-07-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 981
Posted By Mr. 66

Who you callin' slow? ...

Who you callin' slow?
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04-07-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By Mr. 66

More of a guess, 1987 based on details. 2 bottle...

More of a guess, 1987 based on details. 2 bottle bosses, cable routing, braze on fd, solid paint. The paint got fancy fades latter moving toward 1990.

what is the seatpost? rear spacing? is there...
04-07-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4,260
Views: 394,521
Posted By Mr. 66

The World Voyager got a finishing touch and a...

The World Voyager got a finishing touch and a ride.
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04-06-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 247
Posted By Mr. 66

Try water and aluminum foil rub down on the rust,...

Try water and aluminum foil rub down on the rust, that should do the trick.
04-02-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4,260
Views: 394,521
Posted By Mr. 66

The World gets some brakes :) ...

The World gets some brakes :)
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03-29-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,558
Posted By Mr. 66

WT_, ungenics no thank you.

WT_, ungenics no thank you.
03-29-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By Mr. 66

If your old fork works the setup it sounds like a...

If your old fork works the setup it sounds like a loose headset.
Replies: 25
Views: 738
Posted By Mr. 66

1970 PA-10 ...

1970 PA-10
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03-28-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By Mr. 66

Thank you for sharing. I have a 1967 Emineza that...

Thank you for sharing. I have a 1967 Emineza that I use for eye candy.
03-26-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 608
Posted By Mr. 66

Nice ride, 82miles, how much more would the ride...

Nice ride, 82miles, how much more would the ride be if you went north on the west side of Lake Samamish and come back west over SR 520 bridge?
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By Mr. 66

That is a good price on the Raleigh, by 1986 that...

That is a good price on the Raleigh, by 1986 that was a pretty good bike. In the big city I think the Grand Prix would sell for double the asking price, if clean.

That's probably a really good...
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By Mr. 66

Heck bad fixie, chrome bikes are going at almost...

Heck bad fixie, chrome bikes are going at almost $300.

Serviced only $300 would be a quick sale, $600 with new tires and completely polished I think is not unreasonable for a selective...
03-24-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4,260
Views: 394,521
Posted By Mr. 66

Viva la France! with the bb chased and faced over...

Viva la France! with the bb chased and faced over at Wright Bros Cycles, I started the rebuilding. The fork has been checked for alignment and the headset has been refreshed. The rear derailleur is...
03-23-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By Mr. 66

I would stick with the 930

I would stick with the 930
03-23-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,969
Posted By Mr. 66

I would tell him, does he turn green when he's...

I would tell him, does he turn green when he's angry? If he's not the Incredible Hulk I'm sure that all is good enough and you won't become a statistic.

You say ramp, are you jumping your dads...
03-23-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,037
Posted By Mr. 66

I would not bother with epoxy. You can silver...

I would not bother with epoxy. You can silver braze it is not that difficult, it's also lower temperature than brass for getting a proper flow. The frame builders forum can certainly give more...
03-23-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,037
Posted By Mr. 66

Here is how I have handled rusted stuck stem, I...

Here is how I have handled rusted stuck stem, I have a friend with long jaw vice. Place the fork in the vice tighten, and now one has the stability to go at it. It can take some effort but it's...
03-22-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By Mr. 66

I did the conversion on Dura Ace 7402, it works...

I did the conversion on Dura Ace 7402, it works great.
03-22-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Mr. 66

Bertin reward PDX

This beauty of a Bertin has been pilfered in Oregon. Let's keep an open eye out for the French bike and try to get it back to the rightful owner.
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03-21-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 61,219
Views: 9,177,111
Posted By Mr. 66

Wow! Folding paratrooper bikes $300 each. ...

Wow! Folding paratrooper bikes $300 each.
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03-21-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By Mr. 66

Reality check has failed, just take the blue pill...

Reality check has failed, just take the blue pill and all will be ok...
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By Mr. 66

More of a guess than anything else. With the two...

More of a guess than anything else. With the two bottle mounts, the over the bb cable guides, and clamp front derailleur, I will say 1984.
03-21-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 923
Posted By Mr. 66

I think it all boils do to is the parts supply...

I think it all boils do to is the parts supply chain, if the new bikes can not get the parts fast enough the used market will be strong.
03-21-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 396
Posted By Mr. 66

I use the Giro Air Attack, I went all in and got...

I use the Giro Air Attack, I went all in and got the magnetically attached shield.https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/image_158b18618b6f41ab1b893f8342e58d6d80fe95cd.jpg
I...
03-20-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 40,531
Posted By Mr. 66

These are most of the tall rollers that have been...

These are most of the tall rollers that have been through the house o' 66
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03-19-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20,244
Views: 3,399,871
Posted By Mr. 66

Caution Squirrel Crossing...

Caution Squirrel Crossing...
03-19-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By Mr. 66

Yes go Pro, I have an '81 Professional it's a...

Yes go Pro, I have an '81 Professional it's a little heavy compared to others of the time but the ride is well above most of the bikes of its day. If you can find it go for the iconic blue and gold...
03-19-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 61,219
Views: 9,177,111
Posted By Mr. 66

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-c...

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-classic-italian-road-bike/7292993443.html

Torelli
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03-19-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 61,219
Views: 9,177,111
Posted By Mr. 66

Masi ...

Masi

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03-19-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 61,219
Views: 9,177,111
Posted By Mr. 66

'nago ...

'nago

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03-19-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 61,219
Views: 9,177,111
Posted By Mr. 66

On the taller side, Nashbar ...

On the taller side, Nashbar

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03-19-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 61,219
Views: 9,177,111
Posted By Mr. 66

It in great shape, not counting the massive dent...

It in great shape, not counting the massive dent in the top tube

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03-19-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 61,219
Views: 9,177,111
Posted By Mr. 66

Viva la France ...

Viva la France

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03-19-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 61,219
Views: 9,177,111
Posted By Mr. 66

Zebra looks sharp ...

Zebra looks sharp

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03-18-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4,260
Views: 394,521
Posted By Mr. 66

I would like to give a shout out for the premier...

I would like to give a shout out for the premier vintage bike shop and repair in King Co., Wright Bros. I had Charles chase the bbs on a couple of elders. Soon I will have the Peugeot available for...
03-16-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 761
Posted By Mr. 66

The oil will gel in lower temperatures, the all...

The oil will gel in lower temperatures, the all seasons oils gel at a much colder temp.
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By Mr. 66

I would think the Nishiki asis, $175 maybe. If...

I would think the Nishiki asis, $175 maybe. If the paint is good and the bearing sets are good and throughly cleaned serviced about $300. I don't think it would sell real quick at those numbers, but...
Replies: 13
Views: 572
Posted By Mr. 66

I think someone selling from home should be able...

I think someone selling from home should be able to get $250, I think a shop selling would be able to get $425 with a maintenance warranty.

I have a local used only bike shop that tries to buy...
03-15-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 413
Posted By Mr. 66

First I would try spit and finger nail, second...

First I would try spit and finger nail, second would be foil and water, next for me would chemical navel jelly or similar type.

Can we see the whole bike? That's the size I wish my track frame was.
03-15-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 761
Posted By Mr. 66

If you are using chain saw oil make sure that it...

If you are using chain saw oil make sure that it is labeled for All Season.
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