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05-11-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 471
Posted By RobertUI

It's definitely missing the black curtains, but I...

It's definitely missing the black curtains, but I like your style! :)
05-09-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 858
Posted By RobertUI

I use mine this way all the time. I have a frame...

I use mine this way all the time. I have a frame with rack points too, which helps. The grocery paniers are perfect for this!
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Forum: Framebuilders
05-04-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By RobertUI

There's not a chance I would sell this frame...

There's not a chance I would sell this frame after attempting to repair, but you're helping give me the gumption to attempt the repair for myself (would probably just make it a single-speed...
04-27-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5,059
Views: 560,716
Posted By RobertUI

I'm terrible with progress photos, but I thought...

I'm terrible with progress photos, but I thought I'd share here. Thanks to @rccardr for the rim, this is my first full wheel build since I was in college. Everything went smoothly, and now I have a...
04-08-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 347,713
Posted By RobertUI

This is a heartbreaking story in so very many...

This is a heartbreaking story in so very many ways. May his family find peace during this terrible time.
03-31-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 511,046
Posted By RobertUI

Yup great question! It's a 1 1/8" steer.

Yup great question! It's a 1 1/8" steer.
03-31-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,500
Views: 199,009
Posted By RobertUI

I cut about 2" off the fork that came with my...

I cut about 2" off the fork that came with my Straggler (used a plumbing pipe cutter which takes a while, but works so clean). This fork came to me too short, I really thought it would work, so I...
03-29-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 511,046
Posted By RobertUI

Thanks for the offer, @jeirvine was able to hook...

Thanks for the offer, @jeirvine was able to hook me up!
03-21-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1,293
Views: 357,798
Posted By RobertUI

This one is in progress, but I am in love with...

This one is in progress, but I am in love with these old cannondales! Currently awaiting a seatpost, the one in the pic is a little too small (was from another build). I'm currently setting this up...
03-16-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 663
Posted By RobertUI

I split the difference, and find them very...

I split the difference, and find them very comfortable with the top (hoods) being somewhat parallel to the ground.
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03-01-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By RobertUI

I somehow manage to NEVER create a listing...

I somehow manage to NEVER create a listing without a blatant typo. :-) Thanks for the clarification!!!
02-24-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By RobertUI

This is so cool!! I'm enthralled with the Fat...

This is so cool!! I'm enthralled with the Fat City Cycles ad at the bottom of page 67! My shop built up quite a few of their beautiful frames. That said, the '85 Super Strada was ALSO a bike I lusted...
01-26-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 54,656
Posted By RobertUI

Progress pic... the bb and 600 crankset should be...

Progress pic... the bb and 600 crankset should be added this evening!

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01-20-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 831
Views: 193,430
Posted By RobertUI

I'm still trying to find the pictures of the...

I'm still trying to find the pictures of the Raleigh that I had in college (a '78? International maybe?) which I ran as a straight bar cyclocross bike. It was my campus commuter, and elegantly...
01-12-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,658
Posted By RobertUI

I worked as a mechanic at a Bridgestone dealer in...

I worked as a mechanic at a Bridgestone dealer in 1991 and I seem to recall a LOT of confusion when discussing this with customers. I then recall that many other folks wanted to switch over to the...
01-12-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 68,817
Views: 11,105,328
Posted By RobertUI

That's a saucy comment. :lol:

That's a saucy comment. :lol:
12-20-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14,667
Views: 3,511,467
Posted By RobertUI

WOW!!! Now that's a true "Saved from the Dump!"...

WOW!!! Now that's a true "Saved from the Dump!" score! I always seem to find full-suspension huffy's or the like when I go dumpster diving! :-) Merry Christmas indeed!
12-03-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 104,486
Posted By RobertUI

I know that I am quoting a 10 year old post to...

I know that I am quoting a 10 year old post to this thread, but I was looking for some reference to Hokie Spokes... sadly I don't have a sticker to share, but I certainly applied many to new bikes...
11-16-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 878,627
Posted By RobertUI

I finally found a good photo of me on my bike....

I finally found a good photo of me on my bike. This was a couple years ago on my way to baseball practice (ok it was roughly 1978). I have no idea what the bike is, but this photo showed up in the...
09-28-21, 09:54 AM
09-22-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 42,290
Posted By RobertUI

SO cute! Congrats. Here's a shot that we...

SO cute! Congrats.

Here's a shot that we took to raise money for the MS Walk and the dogs really helped spread the word!
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09-16-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By RobertUI

Mine is my current testing bike, and has gone...

Mine is my current testing bike, and has gone through many changes at this point. Here's my current iteration:
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09-01-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 24,248
Posted By RobertUI

Not so much a classic, but it certainly is...

Not so much a classic, but it certainly is yellow!!!

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09-01-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,438
Posted By RobertUI

This came out while I was deep into considering...

This came out while I was deep into considering dropping out of college to become a bike mechanic full time ( spent more time in the shop than I did on homework too ) ! This is a super cool build to...
08-31-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 291,175
Posted By RobertUI

I've lurked in this thread for a little while,...

I've lurked in this thread for a little while, and finally have a contribution! I just picked up this '87 Le Tour for a very low price off FB marketplace, this is the before shot, though I don't plan...
08-25-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,368
Posted By RobertUI

NBD - Schwinn Le Tour (1987) *** HUGE pics

Not that it matters to anyone but me, but I think (almost conclusively) that this is a 1987 model based on the catalog (https://waterfordbikes.com/SchwinnCat/flschwinn_1981_1990/1987_08.html).
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07-09-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,398
Posted By RobertUI

If you got a big fender washer (big enough to sit...

If you got a big fender washer (big enough to sit on top of the seat tube) you could actually use the toggle and threaded rod to back the seat post out of the frame (or at least to the top of the...
04-15-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,898
Posted By RobertUI

That's gorgeous! Seriously, I love the color, and...

That's gorgeous! Seriously, I love the color, and this all seems fairly in tact... good score!
03-24-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,345
Posted By RobertUI

That is the coolest!!! I feel like it's something...

That is the coolest!!! I feel like it's something I would have seen in "The Endless Summer" !!! Well done!!!
03-11-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 32,716
Posted By RobertUI

Probably John Lee Hooker (the real reason that I...

Probably John Lee Hooker (the real reason that I originally fell in love with Epiphone Sheratons). This one's got some fancy (Brandonwound) PAF style pickups, so I also try to channel my inner Larry...
03-10-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 32,716
Posted By RobertUI

I personally spend a LOT of my hard earned money...

I personally spend a LOT of my hard earned money on guitars, basses, amps, effects pedals, keyboards & recording equipment. This is just a taste:
...
02-25-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5,198
Views: 3,654,746
Posted By RobertUI

I posted this one on the commuter page as well,...

I posted this one on the commuter page as well, but here's my gravel/cross as a before picture: { The funniest hidden element of this picture is that I took it after an hour trail ride on a 22 degree...
01-27-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 85,303
Posted By RobertUI

I thought I posted this here, but here's mine...

I thought I posted this here, but here's mine prior to handlebar change (and about to under ANOTHER bar change). Bar ends courtesy of Catoctin Creek Distillery Rye Sampler Pack!
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Forum: Commuting
01-27-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 15,530
Views: 11,896,539
Posted By RobertUI

I'm still waiting on my X0 front derailleur (in...

I'm still waiting on my X0 front derailleur (in the mail) but this is my commuter in its current state, after a 20 mile jaunt to pick up a new saddle in 25 degree weather. It's a Nashbar CX frame,...
01-13-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 118,516
Posted By RobertUI

Naturallly as I can't leave ANYTHING alone,...

Naturallly as I can't leave ANYTHING alone, they're no longer mounted, but they're Kenda Kwick Cross, 700 x 30c which actually had plenty of room on this frame. The frame DID require longer reach...
01-13-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 118,516
Posted By RobertUI

I've lurked on this thread for a long time, and...

I've lurked on this thread for a long time, and am finally posting a pic... this is my 3rd fixie. I just sold my 'forever bike' which was a Redline 925 that was a smidge too big for me and put...
Forum: Introductions
12-03-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By RobertUI

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