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09-23-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By DMC707

Campagnolo Record 1" threaded headset - Amazon -...

Campagnolo Record 1" threaded headset - Amazon - $68
09-23-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 542
Posted By DMC707

I made my choice a while back -------- I...

I made my choice a while back


-------- I still have the Klein that is - and note the strategic placement of the Tarmac by the garbage can



(I'm making this in jest - Specialized was...
09-22-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,657
Posted By DMC707

LOL - i just dug this photo out in response to...

LOL - i just dug this photo out in response to another thread today !


https://i.imgur.com/CUc9ndS.jpg
09-22-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,657
Posted By DMC707

The late Dario Pegoretti perhaps carrying on this...

The late Dario Pegoretti perhaps carrying on this style?
09-22-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 408
Posted By DMC707

Something is wrong with your setup. My 1991...

Something is wrong with your setup. My 1991 era Campagnolo Record setup shifts better than modern SRAM
Replies: 15
Views: 385
Posted By DMC707

Sigh. waiting around to see if you can get a $15...

Sigh. waiting around to see if you can get a $15 bike for free
This is how the better half lives -- or -- its not how much you make but how much you save !

https://i.imgur.com/CUc9ndS.jpg

...
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By DMC707

There's a bike in those pics? I cant tell ! ...

There's a bike in those pics? I cant tell ! Maybe if i get my readers
Replies: 37
Views: 4,480
Posted By DMC707

$750 !!!! :eek: LOL -- if this bike...

$750 !!!! :eek:

LOL -- if this bike were a 53 or 54 and not a 56/57 i'd be trying to get help expediting that --- I also dont need much excuse to get away for a week to Florida --- ...
Replies: 37
Views: 4,480
Posted By DMC707

It is a wonderful bike - and those issues are...

It is a wonderful bike - and those issues are easily rectified ! ---- With the seat slammed like that, it goes without saying you'd need to make sure the post moves though


I actually like...
Replies: 37
Views: 4,480
Posted By DMC707

Whoever put those tires, that saddle and pedals...

Whoever put those tires, that saddle and pedals on that fine bicycle should have their hands cut off (not literally -- but does make one scratch their head)
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By DMC707

For a track bike?

For a track bike?
Replies: 21
Views: 402
Posted By DMC707

Great score ! As T2p said , might want to...

Great score !

As T2p said , might want to source some elastomers for that fork, -- but it looks too clean to be a parts bike -- i really like steel myself , but that aluminum will polish up to...
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By DMC707

Kinda' like Columbus Aelle tubing then ? I...

Kinda' like Columbus Aelle tubing then ?

I was thinking that when i saw the bike - nice mid range sports-racer

The chrome fork looks fine on there, but i wonder if it could be a replacement
Replies: 16
Views: 354
Posted By DMC707

precede you really should've known

precede

you really should've known
09-20-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,101
Posted By DMC707

Paul, i can empathize . -- , - i dont...

Paul, i can empathize . -- , - i dont know your body composition , - but it goes without saying that 5'5 and 206 , - you could either look like a totally jacked bodybuilder, or be carrying...
09-20-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 944
Posted By DMC707

That is a very demanding face ! ...

That is a very demanding face !



Pekes have the ability to bring people together !

One of the selling points of my lady (Occasional Fiance' ) was she has a PEke named Annie as well !

I...
09-20-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,655
Posted By DMC707

LOL ! I love that image ! -- I...

LOL ! I love that image ! --


I turned up precious little photos of stem shiftered Paramounts, but i know they existed as i've seen one or two examples here on the forum in the past ---...
09-19-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,655
Posted By DMC707

I actually think seeing a Paramount with those is...

I actually think seeing a Paramount with those is pretty cool !
09-19-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 586
Posted By DMC707

How's your wall space and how many bikes? ...

How's your wall space and how many bikes?


If you have enough wall space, you can "Man Cave " it out

https://i.imgur.com/0k5sovK.jpg

Not much wall space and you may have to resort to more...
09-19-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 944
Posted By DMC707

You need to feed your Peke some steroids ! ...

You need to feed your Peke some steroids ! Mine was impossible to keep reigned in when she wore her US National Team sweater !

Kidding - but mentioning Pekes made me get a bit heartbroken...
09-19-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 676
Posted By DMC707

Wow! Just ............... wow

Wow! Just ............... wow
09-19-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 676
Posted By DMC707

Yes ! A sign from My Friend ! LOL ...

Yes ! A sign from My Friend ! LOL Thats what i remember now .

it was always "My friend says i need to use my stimulus check for a new bike .............. or , updates to the shed...
09-19-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 676
Posted By DMC707

recall Cheez and his somewhat rambling . possibly...

recall Cheez and his somewhat rambling . possibly disturbing videos . I would have thought the amount of money it took to purchase a very nice carbon Canyon hardtail would almost be life...
Replies: 20
Views: 351
Posted By DMC707

I thought Schwinn was first with their ...

I thought Schwinn was first with their homegrown . series
Replies: 16
Views: 354
Posted By DMC707

picking up the old car seats and kids strollers...

picking up the old car seats and kids strollers and taking them to the dump is hardly a quaffed yard. In some cases somebody whose personal life is in such disarray may be the type to take a low...
Replies: 24
Views: 469
Posted By DMC707

It looks like it’s a 53 or 54-ish size. Since...

It looks like it’s a 53 or 54-ish size. Since that is my size I would be all over it like a lampshade at $200
Replies: 16
Views: 354
Posted By DMC707

Dont you guys love it when the sellers don’t...

Dont you guys love it when the sellers don’t clean up the yard at all before rolling out stuff to take pictures for sale?

The miscellaneous child’s toys, old cast off scooters and car seats Just...
09-16-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 519
Posted By DMC707

What dealership let’s you simply return a bike...

What dealership let’s you simply return a bike after demo’ing it for days and taking it on long rides , even changing out the tires?

I can understand swapping it for a different model, but to give...
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By DMC707

Love the paint scheme -- beautiful bike !

Love the paint scheme -- beautiful bike !
Replies: 16
Views: 354
Posted By DMC707

Yes. PRobably at the top end for this one,...

Yes. PRobably at the top end for this one, but its clean and the Suntour/ Dia Compe components are certainly compelling
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By DMC707

There's always something out there, "better",...

There's always something out there, "better", lighter, cheaper , newer that'll hit Marketplace or Craigslist 3 days after you bring home your new to you prize, but yes, the PAramount is still a nice...
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By DMC707

Its clean ! My opinion might not be...

Its clean !

My opinion might not be popular, but i'd argue that bike is worth $70 - would still need $150 worth of TLC (tires, grease the bottom bracket and hubs ) - but would be a nice...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,415
Posted By DMC707

Just beautiful ! no idea on value though

Just beautiful ! no idea on value though
Replies: 14
Views: 364
Posted By DMC707

I take it you've never taco'ed a chainring (yep,...

I take it you've never taco'ed a chainring (yep, it happens ) . At the track, gearing changes are usually done with the cogs unless an extreme change is needed. If i were to ride a bike...
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By DMC707

You're likely absolutely correct -- I had the...

You're likely absolutely correct -- I had the impression they were priced more in line with a Ciocc or a Basso

Most of my riding experience with Italian bikes is on a pair of DeBErnardi's i've...
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By DMC707

"Worth it for $200" ? - yes "Is...

"Worth it for $200" ? - yes


"Is it that much of an improvement over my 1974 Panasonic Sport Deluxe and 1982 Peugeot P8?" - yes


" I really love the bikes I ride now...
09-14-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By DMC707

I'm glad it worked out for you ! You need a...

I'm glad it worked out for you ! You need a basket for occasional rides with your puppy ! He (or she) is cute !
Replies: 21
Views: 402
Posted By DMC707

Nice ! Thanks for posting the pic ! - Bike...

Nice ! Thanks for posting the pic ! - Bike just needs some TLC and cleanup is all

I think it may be more original than it appears to you at first

You'll note my example above has thumb...
Replies: 21
Views: 402
Posted By DMC707

Those were actually an "upgrade" by me years ago...

Those were actually an "upgrade" by me years ago --- there was a hidden 8th click (or would that be 7th click? IDK) that allowed these to be used with 8 speed and still index. I hated...
09-12-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,150
Posted By DMC707

This. However OP, if it ever becomes an...

This.

However OP, if it ever becomes an issue, -- i thought Suntour sold a air conversion kit for some of their forks , --- but i recall your original post about the Verve and thinking it looked...
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By DMC707

Comete disc track conversion?

Same question from me as the Zipp conversion except for a Comete but i thought the wheel may be different enough to justify a different short thread -- Anyone know of a conversion? I...
Replies: 21
Views: 402
Posted By DMC707

Youve found some very nice thrift store and...

Youve found some very nice thrift store and dumpster finds ! Could it be your location? PEople who live in paradise and are riding the latest and greatest just dispose of pretty nice 26"...
Replies: 21
Views: 402
Posted By DMC707

Good bike. I have an Eldridge. Wonderfully...

Good bike. I have an Eldridge. Wonderfully light Tange Prestige frame set. I’d pick it over the alloy framed bike all things being equal
Replies: 26
Views: 1,559
Posted By DMC707

Yes ! Might i suggest ...

Yes ! Might i suggest

https://i.imgur.com/GwS4HvW.jpg


Or - since fall is just around the corner


https://i.imgur.com/xhCB5FK.jpg
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By DMC707

I cant tell if the bike is supposed to be a...

I cant tell if the bike is supposed to be a racing oriented bike or a freestyle'ish bike ---- bars suggest freestyle, big chainwheel suggests racy

Cheap crankset/pedals and wheels really doesnt...
09-08-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,294
Posted By DMC707

"I play real sports. Not tryin' to be the best...

"I play real sports. Not tryin' to be the best at exercisin"
09-08-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,313
Posted By DMC707

I have expressed opinions on being pro e-bike for...

I have expressed opinions on being pro e-bike for the most part , but i admitted in a post above that my exposure is mostly limited to mountain bikers using them for what they're designed for ---- ...
09-08-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,313
Posted By DMC707

I gotta admit, my only experience with e-bike...

I gotta admit, my only experience with e-bike users is mountain bikers on actual trails. Locally in the central Oklahoma area, the most prominent e-bikers here are in their 70's , but Bentonville AR...
Replies: 14
Views: 364
Posted By DMC707

A little. 144bcd suggests to me that , despite...

A little. 144bcd suggests to me that , despite being sold with brakes, -- its closer to being a track bike than a "road fixie" -- as 144 is standard track crankset sizing -- 130bcd...
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By DMC707

The guy is most assuredly swinging for the fences...

The guy is most assuredly swinging for the fences with this one unless it has some kind of provenance (once owned by Gerald Ford?? IDK )

Beautiful bike , but i was under the impression that Gios...
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