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03-02-22, 08:44 PM
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Posted By frogman

Dam, why can't I find a nice one like this ? ...

Dam, why can't I find a nice one like this ? very good !
03-02-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2,540
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Posted By tcarson

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Bike as given to me. Will change out groupset to 105...
02-15-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 358,922
Posted By daverup

Here is my 87 Black Lightning, just finished up...

Here is my 87 Black Lightning, just finished up rehab,

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02-05-22, 07:50 PM
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Posted By sykerocker

Sounds hopeful. I'm going up flush this year, at...

Sounds hopeful. I'm going up flush this year, at it's going to be the first meet I'll have attended since rebuilding the garage/shop from the fire. Definitely going looking for inventory restock.
01-19-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10,210
Views: 1,259,204
Posted By Classtime

NIce. You will love it. Looks to be very low...

NIce. You will love it. Looks to be very low milage with OG tires. Come springtime, with retensioned wheels, nice tires, a fresh Turbo or Concor, and your other bikes will be crying, neglected in the...
01-18-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10,210
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Posted By markwesti

And a set of flint catchers too .^^^

And a set of flint catchers too .^^^
01-15-22, 01:53 PM
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Views: 358,922
Posted By jim dandy

Vintage Cannondale

Pretty sure Iíve posted this before. But, canít find the post. So, will apologize in advance Ö
JD, Dallas...
12-15-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8,145
Views: 2,552,099
Posted By marius.suiram

1988 Schwinn Project KOM10 Team Issue ...

1988 Schwinn Project KOM10 Team Issue

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12-15-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 358,922
Posted By oldtimeyirv

I really like using the frames as a base to build...

I really like using the frames as a base to build from! They are great to match up with modern wheels and componentry.
12-12-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5,070
Views: 563,391
Posted By gomango

Interesting bikes I think. They make a great...

Interesting bikes I think.

They make a great all purpose bike, for sure.

A friend just gifted me one that had been hanging in his garage for years.

I might just go in a similar direction,...
10-12-21, 08:04 PM
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Posted By RustyJames

That is a ridiculously good find!!

That is a ridiculously good find!!
10-02-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 975,601
Posted By tjfastback66

add pic

I have similar regrets about selling too - another Raleigh Grand Prix OMG I should have kept that one!
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08-18-21, 04:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 41,100
Posted By thehammerdog

the bike looks great. the web page is very cool...

the bike looks great. the web page is very cool and helpful. thanks.
07-27-21, 09:27 PM
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Posted By Korina

That is an excellent bike, well worth saving;...

That is an excellent bike, well worth saving; they're getting harder to find and they're not making them anymore.
05-18-21, 05:56 AM
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Posted By TCollen

Over the years I have found many Park tools in...

Over the years I have found many Park tools in the local pawn shop's bins of miscellaneous tools. Just last week two were found. Usually the price for miscellaneous tools is $5 for one handful. It's...
05-12-21, 03:00 PM
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Posted By ellei.oh

@brandenjs ...

@brandenjs (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/brandenjs-95303.html)Those are great finds! I love the mixte and that chrome paint job is amazing. If I could find a mixte frame with the black...
03-22-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8,145
Views: 2,552,099
Posted By bOsscO

Wow that is way lighter than I'd expect. Enjoy

Wow that is way lighter than I'd expect. Enjoy
03-19-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8,145
Views: 2,552,099
Posted By intron

Man thatís such a cool bike

Man thatís such a cool bike
03-18-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8,145
Views: 2,552,099
Posted By 2cam16

Sweet find! Those ProFlex's stood out back in the...

Sweet find! Those ProFlex's stood out back in the day with all their innovative systems. Send it in to Doddie on the GMBN channel under the REWIND section. He loves old school mtb's.
02-17-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 68,982
Views: 11,141,788
Posted By balto charlie

That's too funny!! I posted this bike on here...

That's too funny!! I posted this bike on here last week when brandenjs posted on CL.
02-10-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5,070
Views: 563,391
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Appears to be lugged steel with nice...

:thumb:

Appears to be lugged steel with nice scalloped seat stay caps so.........:foo:
01-30-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 68,982
Views: 11,141,788
Posted By balto charlie

Miyata Triplecross

Here is the link. I almost went to see it today but emailing the owner I decided it was a 56cm and I need a 58 or 60. I wanted to convert to a drop bar gravel bike. Bike looks in good shape. Decent...
12-08-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By g-funk

Looks like my Firestone ...

Looks like my Firestone
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12-05-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2,892
Views: 765,149
Posted By BFisher

brandenjs, I had a Le Tour III in that color that...

brandenjs, I had a Le Tour III in that color that I gave to my brother-in-law - a size too big for me. What a fantastic color! One of my faves. And those might be the nicest stem shifters I've used....
11-29-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8,145
Views: 2,552,099
Posted By 3dvvitch

Agreed, super clean!

Agreed, super clean!
10-21-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,637
Posted By Russ Roth

Last house had some king rat snakes living under...

Last house had some king rat snakes living under the barn that easily cleared 6' in length, scary looking monsters but harmless. We did have copperheads in the region so I kept the rat snakes since I...
10-21-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,637
Posted By Chuckles1

Maybe you can train it to tuck in and act as a...

Maybe you can train it to tuck in and act as a hub cleaner while you ride.
10-21-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14,682
Views: 3,519,615
Posted By Clang

Good score on the saddle. I know there's not much...

Good score on the saddle. I know there's not much to recommend these models, but I've had my eye on cheap Le Tour III's because I like the Pearl Orange color so much (the Pearl Blue isn't bad...
10-20-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,637
Posted By thumpism

Better a garter snake in the garage than a...

Better a garter snake in the garage than a copperhead in the den.

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10-18-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,637
Posted By livedarklions

Funniest show and tell experience I ever had was...

Funniest show and tell experience I ever had was in first grade when one kid brought a garter snake and another brought a small frog. The frog was able to get away, but everyone was amazed at how...
03-30-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14,682
Views: 3,519,615
Posted By curbtender

Nice, just finished one. ...

Nice, just finished one.
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03-10-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14,682
Views: 3,519,615
Posted By juvela

----- Count yourself fortunate that your...

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Count yourself fortunate that your example came with the Jubile rear mech upgrade. Some Super Course Mk.II's got this and other upgrades while others were kitted as per catalogue. Such...
03-01-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2,119
Views: 443,188
Posted By Real1shepherd

I'd go with period Suntour....a lot better stuff...

I'd go with period Suntour....a lot better stuff than the OE. Almost everyone I knew back then that had Grandprix and SC bikes replaced at least the RD with Suntour.

You could go with a better...
02-25-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14,682
Views: 3,519,615
Posted By thumpism

I'm sure they'd be happy to see you but I believe...

I'm sure they'd be happy to see you but I believe the shop is out of business. Pearl was the daughter of the founder, grew up in the shop, and she was in her '80s when I knew her. Don't know if the...
01-24-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,630
Posted By cb400bill

Aren't they cool?

Aren't they cool?
01-22-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 68,982
Views: 11,141,788
Posted By due ruote

The non-matching wheels would be a bigger deal...

The non-matching wheels would be a bigger deal for me than the RD, but for that price itís hard to go wrong if the frame is OK.
10-02-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,499
Views: 533,734
Posted By Goofball

A fine looking specialissima, I've owned maybe 4...

A fine looking specialissima, I've owned maybe 4 or 5 bikes but none rode as nice as my specialissima just wish it had an easier to spell name
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