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09-25-22, 03:47 PM
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Posted By merziac

:eek: H**Y CRAP! :thumb: That's freakin...

:eek: H**Y CRAP!

:thumb: That's freakin awesome, love it when that happens. ;)
09-25-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3
Posted By merziac

ericlowney This is my go to, scrub, slather,...

ericlowney

This is my go to, scrub, slather, let dry, slather again, let dry and scrub with fresh, repeat as necessary.

One of the many places you can get it.
...
09-25-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 71,517
Views: 11,650,902
Posted By merziac

It still needs the @ but you don't want it to...

It still needs the @ but you don't want it to auto populate, I type out the name, add the @ then move the cursor to the end of the name and enter to move the cursor down to the body without making...
09-25-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 71,517
Views: 11,650,902
Posted By merziac

https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/d/portland...

https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/d/portland-specialized-allez-road-bike/7528012491.html


And just for fun, 2017 Specialized Merz Sequoia

These were always overpriced but they only made...
09-25-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 71,517
Views: 11,650,902
Posted By merziac

DOH! :twitchy: Sorry, my bad, was working...

DOH! :twitchy:

Sorry, my bad, was working on another thing that needed pics only.

https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/d/portland-specialized-allez-road-bike/7528012491.html

Happy to...
09-24-22, 10:45 PM
Replies: 71,517
Views: 11,650,902
Posted By merziac

Earlier Allez Not a really good deal but not...

Earlier Allez

Not a really good deal but not a bad deal. ;)

Seems like these are getting harder to find. :foo:


https://images.craigslist.org/00i0i_8Q034GjnPRbz_0CI0t2_600x450.jpg
09-24-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,268
Posted By merziac

Scamazon, Efbay and BTD. Not many or good...

Scamazon, Efbay and BTD.

Not many or good but....

;)
09-24-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 71,517
Views: 11,650,902
Posted By merziac

Those are pretty old originally I think, been...

Those are pretty old originally I think, been around quite awhile, they were a vast improvement over most that came before them.

$50 seems like a smokin deal if you want one of these. ;)
09-24-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 71,517
Views: 11,650,902
Posted By merziac

531, cool unusual saddle and wheels, Stronglight,...

531, cool unusual saddle and wheels, Stronglight, plenty to like here. ;)
09-24-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 71,517
Views: 11,650,902
Posted By merziac

Ifn this was still before times, I would probably...

Ifn this was still before times, I would probably get this just for that stem. :roflmao2:
09-23-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By merziac

Another rareish IMO, fine example of not...

Another rareish IMO, fine example of not butchering the factory engraving. ;)

:thumb: A great deal whichever route it goes.
09-23-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 610
Views: 134,822
Posted By merziac

Following up from way back, Gordon, ...

Following up from way back, Gordon,

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/bg_sams_raleigh_and_tw189_panniers_054_c42e9677fe17edcbdef5ef5b06a1f2f6183c7904.jpg

Dave...
09-23-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,391
Posted By merziac

Sooo, can we see the whole bike on this one,...

Sooo, can we see the whole bike on this one, assume its a Davidson, did you take the crank off a Merz or?

I know you've seen these but since we're here....

Running regular pedals with adapters...
09-22-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,632
Posted By merziac

No worries, you must be joking, dog with a...

No worries, you must be joking, dog with a bone....... :roflmao2:

;)
09-22-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,848
Posted By merziac

Easy for you to say with a Wizard and a Sachs on...

Easy for you to say with a Wizard and a Sachs on deck, geez! :roflmao2:

:thumb:
09-22-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 71,517
Views: 11,650,902
Posted By merziac

Well duh, the bags alone are worth the the POA....

Well duh, the bags alone are worth the the POA. :thumb:
09-22-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 241
Posted By merziac

No worries, welcome aboard, glad you found us,...

No worries, welcome aboard, glad you found us, you're in the right place and we're glad to help as you can see, it's a big part of what we do. You're going to fit right in, many of us take on bikes...
09-20-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 675
Posted By merziac

Paging Andy Antipas ;) Eastwood sells kits...

Paging Andy Antipas ;)

Eastwood sells kits with guides.
...
09-20-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 71,517
Views: 11,650,902
Posted By merziac

That was Andy's thing at the time, it may be a...

That was Andy's thing at the time, it may be a Innocenti model, I believe he got those from Eisentraut.

I have a too small one that is original black.

Sellers pic.
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09-20-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By merziac

In my world, freewheels are the only thing I ever...

In my world, freewheels are the only thing I ever degenerate shortcut, I usually use Marvel Mystery to flush then 50wt to evaluate, many/most straighten right out and go for years after this.

Had...
09-20-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 529
Posted By merziac

I would sure encourage you to revisit the fit...

I would sure encourage you to revisit the fit with more determination, this is cool as ef. ;)

And be glad you ain't me, I can't go from a 66 to a 56 no matter how deluded I get and believe me,...
09-20-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,848
Posted By merziac

:thumb:

:thumb:
09-20-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5,381
Views: 611,163
Posted By merziac

DOH! :bday:

DOH!

:bday:
09-20-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5,381
Views: 611,163
Posted By merziac

Vinyl = soul Digital does not. :twitchy:

Vinyl = soul

Digital does not. :twitchy:
09-20-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 568
Posted By merziac

Well Tx for that, good to know. I still think it...

Well Tx for that, good to know. I still think it is a tool too far for the less than obsessed use.

That being said and I know you will disagree but I don't/won't use the spindle for any clamping...
09-20-22, 02:26 AM
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Views: 611,163
Posted By merziac

Great stuff, the more C+V the better. :thumb: ...

Great stuff, the more C+V the better. :thumb:

Someday, someday.....
09-19-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 519
Posted By merziac

The Merz got that because the original rack got...

The Merz got that because the original rack got mounted that had been built for the frame when it had canti's originally.

Jim stripped the canti's off when he sold the frame.

Sellwood cycles...
09-19-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 519
Posted By merziac

Or he wanted to be like Merz. :roflmao2: ...

Or he wanted to be like Merz. :roflmao2:


https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x750/pic038_b135aff1dbd3c3f79afcdd5e548a099e37c428ae.jpg...
09-19-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 519
Posted By merziac

He wanted it to match the front on that bike. ;)

He wanted it to match the front on that bike. ;)
09-19-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 804
Posted By merziac

No worries, all good, glad he won and was great...

No worries, all good, glad he won and was great to watch, hope he keeps it up. ;)
09-19-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2,144
Views: 693,529
Posted By merziac

Yep, it had been repainted and is ok, a bit thick...

Yep, it had been repainted and is ok, a bit thick and pealy in a few places but hard to see. Needs about a $100 worth of decals and I'll figure it out. Really cool and came with some great parts, has...
09-19-22, 02:51 AM
Replies: 2,144
Views: 693,529
Posted By merziac

I would be in despite not normally doing tig or...

I would be in despite not normally doing tig or unibrow and actually avoiding them like the plague. Alas, no RB-any but am strangely drawn to this, because Bstone? :foo:

The MB-1 that I picked up...
09-19-22, 02:36 AM
Replies: 2,144
Views: 693,529
Posted By merziac

Yep, looks like a Merz SE, never seen one in...

Yep, looks like a Merz SE, never seen one in 50cm, too bad the HS got crapped out. GLWT :twitchy:
09-19-22, 12:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 804
Posted By merziac

He may be sorry he won the Veulta, really has his...

He may be sorry he won the Veulta, really has his hands full from now on.

No peace from now on at home or anywhere else for a long time to come.

Really hope he's up to the task long term, new...
09-19-22, 12:23 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,848
Posted By merziac

My interest does and will continue to be...

My interest does and will continue to be unwavering, regardless of all else. ;)

Cold, dead hands and all that.

I have enough crap, stuff, gems, jewels, oddities and beauties to keep me busy for...
09-19-22, 12:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 804
Posted By merziac

Did Remco join in. ;)

Did Remco join in. ;)
09-18-22, 11:34 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,848
Posted By merziac

Ingrid is pretty cool, not really in my...

Ingrid is pretty cool, not really in my wheelhouse or budget but pretty cool for sure. ;)
09-18-22, 11:19 PM
Replies: 14,880
Views: 3,619,584
Posted By merziac

Yep, true that. Bike Recyclery, one of the...

Yep, true that.

Bike Recyclery, one of the best deals I've gotten from there.

Last set I saw was I think $125 + ship from GB, good/ok shape and included the single ring bolts so..... :twitchy:
09-18-22, 11:09 PM
Replies: 71,517
Views: 11,650,902
Posted By merziac

No, not on CR, pretty sure I would only get in...

No, not on CR, pretty sure I would only get in trouble over there.

Maybe when I grow up.

Dated to 1959, by whom, Ken from Cupertino or the original owner?

Still a crap shoot, mostly, barring...
09-18-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,190
Posted By merziac

Fantastic! Tx man. :thumb:

Fantastic!

Tx man. :thumb:
09-18-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 71,517
Views: 11,650,902
Posted By merziac

Somebody, RUN, DON"T WALK!!!! :eek: ...

Somebody,

RUN, DON"T WALK!!!! :eek:

Dating always a crap shoot on these but BB helps with drain means earlier than we normally see may have oil port too, HB appears to be original.

Overall...
09-18-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,655
Posted By merziac

They were a BSO trait for the most part so..... ...

They were a BSO trait for the most part so.....

All Schwinn drop bar bikes had them at some point including many Paramount's as they were an option on them while being standard on the rest.
...
09-18-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 516
Posted By merziac

Trust me, I get it, critical mass quickly...

Trust me, I get it, critical mass quickly approaching my mess. And of course this presents its own special challenges, who really cares, probably not going to ride it, somewhat obscure and doesn't...
09-18-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,190
Posted By merziac

True enough but I think most of us have seen more...

True enough but I think most of us have seen more than a few 50's Tbird's, Chevy's and Corvettes that whatever "blue" they were was green or celeste enough to really make for a very cool looking car,...
09-18-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By merziac

Lugged steel, horizontal RDO's, quill stem,...

Lugged steel, horizontal RDO's, quill stem, pretty C+V from here. :twitchy:

Yes I realize its briftered, most of us have at least one or more like it. ;)
09-18-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 516
Posted By merziac

BG aside, there's no way in H**L I would move...

BG aside, there's no way in H**L I would move this on. :eek:

We've already determined it is a pretty rare bird, in great shape, upgraded into the stratosphere, etc, etc ad nauseum.
09-18-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,190
Posted By merziac

And is in no way whatsoever a special, exclusive...

And is in no way whatsoever a special, exclusive to that brand thing, color, whatever like so many think and obsess over. :roflmao:
09-18-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By merziac

I think this is great, later than we like but...

I think this is great, later than we like but cool as heck none the less IMO.

I like how they didn't panto right over the logo on the SP as so many other "high end" butchers did. :twitchy:

But...
09-18-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,190
Posted By merziac

There's also 55 Tbird blue. ...

There's also 55 Tbird blue.

https://www.google.com/search?q=light+blue+green+1955+ford+tbird&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-b-1

And 55 Chevy robins egg blue.
...
09-18-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 804
Posted By merziac

Yikes! No real judgement and I can...

Yikes!

No real judgement and I can sympathize from the other side, love my kid to death and am so proud of him no matter what despite plenty of mostly non life threatening choices he makes and has...
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