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Old 11-08-19, 12:09 AM
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my univega is half grey!

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Old 11-08-19, 03:46 AM
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My Batavus Randonneur GL - Build thread



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Old 11-08-19, 04:48 AM
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I think these are grey enough




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Old 11-09-19, 07:47 AM
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Metallic Grey Teasdale Kona Hot

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Old 11-09-19, 09:13 AM
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Natural steel grey

Pinarello Veneto, on Flickr

1983 Trek 610 60 cm (24&quot, on Flickr
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Old 11-09-19, 01:07 PM
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Tempest had several layers of paint/primer when I got her, I called her the 'grey bike'

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Old 11-02-20, 02:30 PM
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Good month, everyone.
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Old 11-02-20, 03:10 PM
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Gray, with snow last night.
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Old 11-02-20, 03:52 PM
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The Grey Ghost.
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Old 11-02-20, 04:03 PM
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I don’t have a grey bike but here is my friends 1987 Trek 520 that I helped her out with. Definitely an overlooked and understated model in the later trek touring lineup.

531 main tubes, long wheelbase (not as long as the 720), cantis, triple, mid fork eyelets and nice clearance. Catalog puts it at 24.9 lbs. She needs to trim down her brake cables.


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Old 11-02-20, 05:59 PM
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Is this too silver to be grey? Bought earlier this year and not yet modified. I have changed to my usual VP clipless pedals and added a Jim Blackburn front rack. Shorter/higher stem, aero levers and barcons coming. Maybe a swap to 700C that might require different brakes.
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Old 11-02-20, 06:23 PM
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One I no longer own.
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Old 11-02-20, 07:53 PM
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My old 1983 Trek 560 fixed gear. Catalog calls the color "slate gray with red panel". 32x700 fit on there. Long gone.

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Old 11-02-20, 07:53 PM
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Originally Posted by thumpism View Post
Is this too silver to be grey? Bought earlier this year and not yet modified. I have changed to my usual VP clipless pedals and added a Jim Blackburn front rack. Shorter/higher stem, aero levers and barcons coming. Maybe a swap to 700C that might require different brakes.
hey...if those are the dia compe canti's like what i have on my '83 univega GT, then going to 700c may not require new brakes. my GT did not. i realize boss location is factor, though
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Old 11-02-20, 08:08 PM
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Old 11-03-20, 12:57 PM
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Finally got a gray bike! No flashy flakes in this fine American gray to make it questionably silver.
1991 Cannondale SH800 - a great good-for-anything bike

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Old 11-03-20, 08:45 PM
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hey...if those are the dia compe canti's like what i have on my '83 univega GT, then going to 700c may not require new brakes. my GT did not. i realize boss location is factor, though
I popped a 700C rear wheel in it months ago for a look and it appears those brakes might work but I spent no more time on it. Later.
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Old 11-03-20, 09:00 PM
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1976 Teledyne Titan

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Old 11-07-20, 06:47 AM
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I have a poor color memory. I forgot I own a grey bike! This is a ~1996 Lemond titanium frame. I converted it from 700c to 650b and still haven't decided if I'll keep it that way. With 38mm tires, the rear is about 1mm from the chain stays, and that means I'm out of luck if the wheel goes out of true. But it rides nicely.


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Old 11-08-20, 02:51 PM
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My Hercules is Grey
And sweaty.
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When I hurt my back, I put a lot of miles on this Ross Mt. Hood as part of my rehab until I could get back on a road bike. I found a pair of them in original condition at a local second-hand shop. The other one is Miami Vice green and pink.


Ross Mt. Hood from 1987.
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Motobecane Grand Touring at Pismo Beach.
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Old 11-30-20, 10:19 AM
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Last day to contribute, here's my Univega. This thing is one of those bikes which seemingly only feels right when hammered, it wants to go fast fast fast.


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