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06-28-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By Iowa10Speed

A tip for housing on Porckchopbmx: in the past,...

A tip for housing on Porckchopbmx: in the past, the "cable with housing" kits were easy to find,. They also have more color choices when you get housing "by-the-foot" but you need to hunt for the...
06-25-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By Iowa10Speed

I searched hard for dark blue housing and tape...

I searched hard for dark blue housing and tape about 5 years ago and came up empty. It's always bugged me that my 720's cables and tape don't match the rack and cages.

I don't exactly recall, but...
06-25-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By bikemig

Good looking bike. Did you just buy the 22 and...

Good looking bike. Did you just buy the 22 and 1/2? I’m curious as I have a buddy who just sold one who lives north of you. I have an 82
06-25-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By JohnDThompson

Those were a custom color made for Trek, to match...

Those were a custom color made for Trek, to match the dark blue powder coat on the Blackburn racks and bottle cages. I don't know of any current production that matches. :(
06-25-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By nlerner

Pork Chop BMX might have some possibilities: ...

Pork Chop BMX might have some possibilities:

https://porkchopbmx.com/brakes/brake-cables/
06-25-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Velo Orange has blue shifter and brake...

Velo Orange has blue shifter and brake cable/housing packages (https://velo-orange.com/collections/cables-housing?view=bc-original) that come close to that. The shifter housing is long enough for...
06-25-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By ksryder

Yokuzuna has some options, maybe something from...

Yokuzuna has some options, maybe something from them will work? https://www.yokozunausa.com/shop/category/components-cable-housing-brake-shifter-kits-2795

Otherwise idk -- maybe there's something...
03-02-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Reynolds 531

This is the Park Tools version....

This is the Park Tools version....
03-02-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By jiangshi

Crown race remover

Crown race remover
02-26-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,494
Posted By Reynolds 531

Its Italian. A tune up consists of wringing...

Its Italian.

A tune up consists of wringing it out up and down every hill and curve for half an hour.

Thats how you tune up anything that's Italian.
11-24-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 381,069
Posted By oceanhaitang

Just picked this one up too!

1988 celeste Bianchi Trofeo Argentin

I believe to be fully original... except for the saddle and bar tape. Full Shimano 600 Groupset. Gonna be my daily racer when spring comes around, gonna Full...
11-19-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 166,305
Posted By Kobe

I wish these came in one size larger. With that...

I wish these came in one size larger. With that color it would be the perfect bike. Hang on to it!
11-05-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 742
Posted By mountaindave

These might have evaporated if you mentioned the...

These might have evaporated if you mentioned the Mathauser Superbrakes in the title.
10-30-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By RobbieTunes

Should say right on the shifter. I think two of...

Should say right on the shifter.
I think two of those models actually listed the RD they'd work with, right on the shifter.
Courteous of them to do so.

7700GS? Not for sale. I need more. Several...
10-30-20, 10:30 AM
10-30-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,401
Posted By TP218

what a beaut!! that is a great color!! ...

what a beaut!!
that is a great color!!

I’ve been super happy with mine so far. I’m sure you’ll love it
10-26-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By Brewsmith

FS: Custom XTR/Mavic 700c Wheelset

Sold!

Selling a classic set of custom wheels perfect for road, gravel, cyclocross etc. These we're the height of tech back in the 90's and are top notch today. Beautiful and bombproof Shimano XTR...
10-23-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,096
Posted By jadocs

Beautiful bike! Your GF bought that for you?...

Beautiful bike! Your GF bought that for you? she's a keeper.
10-22-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,096
Posted By krakhaus

Sweet ride, sounds like a cool fiance too. My...

Sweet ride, sounds like a cool fiance too. My wife has a bike that she's never ridden. I don't mind that she doesn't ride with me, we both work from home, so getting out on a ride is my only real...
10-22-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,096
Posted By malcala622

Im happy to hear you have a significant other...

Im happy to hear you have a significant other that shares the same interest as you do. Its fun riding alone but much more if its with someone you love dearly and can enjoy a hobby together.

Im...
10-22-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,096
Posted By Tomm Willians

She leaves me stunned....

My gf has a ‘97 Colnago Dream Mapei that is her pride and joy. Last night she found the same bike in my size and insisted on buying it as “we need matching Colnagos”
Tonight we are sitting in a...
10-19-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,808
Posted By mstateglfr

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20200611_121242_6de114514e9f67232d38236bcfe60afffb4c9ad5.jpg...
10-19-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,808
Posted By bikemig

There is a whole thread devoted to drop bar MTBs...

There is a whole thread devoted to drop bar MTBs any one of which would make a fine gravel bike on the cheap.
...
10-15-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By tpadul

I'm in Chesterton, IN just a few minutes away...

I'm in Chesterton, IN just a few minutes away from Lake Michigan and less than 30 minutes from downtown Chicago. The GSD rescue I will be donating to is down in Indianapolis.

We have two German...
10-15-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 107,825
Posted By T-Mar

Based on the Formula Two tubing decals, this...

Based on the Formula Two tubing decals, this should be a 1988 model. The 1989 edition used Columbus Cromor. The components in the 1st photo also look correct for 1988. The serial number should...
10-14-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,528
Posted By branko_76

I grew up in the inner city where there were...

I grew up in the inner city where there were mostly apartment buildings and many, many kids on just about every block. We all had bikes, mostly 20" wheel types with banana seats and butterfly...
10-14-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,528
Posted By GMS

Small world. My cousin is married to the kid on...

Small world. My cousin is married to the kid on the Junior Sting-Ray in this catalog. They were shooting in his neighborhood and just rounded up some kids....
10-14-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,528
Posted By repechage

My new coaster brake Sting-Ray in October 1969...

My new coaster brake Sting-Ray in October 1969 with 5.25% sales tax was $63. rounded up with a Los Angeles bicycle license.
My three speed Stick shift was stolen in early 1968. I was advised I had...
10-14-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,528
Posted By repechage

Apple Krate, actually, any Krate bike was much...

Apple Krate, actually, any Krate bike was much later than 1963.
In '63-'64 the three speed Sting-Ray was a handlebar trigger job.
I got a new in 1966 Sting Ray three speed Stick shift... for...
10-14-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,104
Posted By Salamandrine

Vintage bikes can cause some problems on an...

Vintage bikes can cause some problems on an extended tour. If you have to cross a river, sometimes it can lead to the wooden rims delaminating, since they were glued up with hide glue made from old...
10-13-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,104
Posted By Soody

It's called being a kid and not having much money...

It's called being a kid and not having much money and going on an adventure
10-13-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,528
Posted By nlerner

According to this article...

According to this article...
10-13-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,528
Posted By grizzly59

My dream bike when I was 9- I think that stick...

My dream bike when I was 9- I think that stick shift would have easily taken out my private parts in one of my many crashes. I think we can assume the kid beat out the dragster with a mighty...
10-13-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,244
Posted By The Golden Boy

That's really interesting- I would have totally...

That's really interesting- I would have totally not believed that the 520 was "handbuilt in Wisconsin," but just googling around show similar vintage 520s with that decal on the chain stay.
10-11-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,104
Posted By The Golden Boy

I think the "Grand Tourers" of the early-mid 80s...

I think the "Grand Tourers" of the early-mid 80s were as much of a prestige thing as they were about "business" and touring. Bike designers have always had to balance weight and strength and...
10-11-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By GMS

My four Trek 720s

I didn't want to highjack the recent post showing off a super looking 720. So starting a new about my 4 720s.

1983 -25.5 inch - Got this one new as a frameset. I built up this way. Sugino Mighty...
10-08-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,220
Posted By polymorphself

Thankfully I do have this tool already. ...

Thankfully I do have this tool already.



White.

Thanks for all of the replies everyone. I've got some things to consider. In the meantime I've pulled it from storage and just given it a...
10-08-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,220
Posted By branko_76

Sell local and sell complete 1) less hassle ...

Sell local and sell complete

1) less hassle
2) less work
3) cash sale
4) fewer liabilities
5) keeps a vintage bike intact
6) eliminates wasteful packing material
7) eliminates the...
10-08-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,220
Posted By rustystrings61

Another note - if you do the part-out route, you...

Another note - if you do the part-out route, you will need access to the correct Stronglight crank puller with its distinctive 23.35 mm diameter - other crank tools will fit just enough to...
10-08-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,220
Posted By francophile

Get a toothbrush, tire brush, sponge, soapy...

Get a toothbrush, tire brush, sponge, soapy bucket of water and a block off 2 hours to scrub it down and dry it off. Toss a new front wheel on it, take good photos it against a bland background at...
10-08-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Use it as the commute/ bad weather/...

Use it as the commute/ bad weather/ camping/downtown/train station/ chain-to-lamppost Bike.
Everyone needs a pre dented bike.
10-07-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By BikeWonder

Winter project: 1987 Bianchi Campione D'italia

I managed to obtain this Bianchi for the low low price of $50. It has a bent crankset and handlebar, but I am planning on replacing them anyways. The frame is intact and in otherwise good condition,...
10-06-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,474
Posted By The Golden Boy

So totally cool- but so TOTALLY out of my...

So totally cool- but so TOTALLY out of my wheelhouse.
10-06-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,474
Posted By The Golden Boy

you sold that??!?!?! (that was in all caps- but...

you sold that??!?!?! (that was in all caps- but autocorrect put the kybosh on that)
10-01-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,712
Posted By Mike from Iowa

2 Day Vintage Loaded Tour

I did a two day tour last week and rode from my home in Iowa City to my in-laws in Rock Island, Illinois, a trip I've wanted to do for years. I loaded up the '86 Raleigh Aleyska and left Thursday at...
09-25-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,401
Posted By malcala622

Don't mind the index finger i was pointing out...

Don't mind the index finger i was pointing out the difference in headtube to someone.

Just showing an example of a celeste Bianchi with blue bartape.
...
08-16-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,958
Posted By Fahrenheit531

When it came time to choose between them I sold...

When it came time to choose between them I sold my Chicago-built Paramount and kept my Panasonic-built Volare. Not necessarily the same species as the mid/late 80s models, though I've had a couple of...
08-16-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,958
Posted By sheddle

Oh yeah, forgot to mention- "Store brand"...

Oh yeah, forgot to mention-

"Store brand" bikes, mainly Novara/Performance/Nashbar. A lot of these were high end Japanese/Taiwanese steel, and some Novaras were basically rebadged Centurions in...
08-16-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,958
Posted By sheddle

Going to give a shout to 1980s Peugeots here,...

Going to give a shout to 1980s Peugeots here, especially with Super Vitus tubes.


80s Schwinn has been mentioned (and there's a Super Sport SP calling for me on CL, but for lack of space) but I...
08-16-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,958
Posted By clubman

Japanese Bianchi's with Ishiwata tubes.

Japanese Bianchi's with Ishiwata tubes.
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