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11-15-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,568
Posted By mkeller234

I知 late to the thread, but I can稚 pass the...

I知 late to the thread, but I can稚 pass the opportunity to say how sorry I was to read this. Scott and I exchanged conversations about mechanical watches and dry mounting posters years ago. I値l...
10-11-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By mkeller234

Fair enough. I値l give it a shot

Fair enough. I値l give it a shot
10-10-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By mkeller234

Suntour Superbe brake calipers

Suntour Superbe, recessed mount. $65.00 shipped

These were completely cleaned rebuilt and reassembled with red synthetic grease. The condition is very good, with some signs of usage. Brake pads...
10-03-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,363
Posted By mkeller234

First off I have not read through the 4 pages of...

First off I have not read through the 4 pages of replies.

I have one major observation, from 15 years or so of commuting:

I have never before smelled so much marijuana smoke in all my previous...
09-27-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By mkeller234

Isn稚 that funny? I致e never seen a Univega and...

Isn稚 that funny? I致e never seen a Univega and only 1 centurion in the past 15 years. Ive had 3 Miyatas, kept 2!

Great looking 1000, good luck with the sale!
09-27-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,053
Posted By mkeller234

Very close, but I think the rear dropouts are...

Very close, but I think the rear dropouts are different.
09-26-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,645
Posted By mkeller234

Sold!

Sold!
09-25-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 51,796
Posted By mkeller234

My 84 Lotus sprint track bike. Well, for a...

My 84 Lotus sprint track bike. Well, for a couple more days at least! Soon to go to a new home.
...
09-21-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 673
Posted By mkeller234

Thank you. I assumed this would be a keeper but...

Thank you. I assumed this would be a keeper but I致e got 14 at this point. I once had 10 as my limit.

...
09-20-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 673
Posted By mkeller234

1984 Lotus Sprint track bike

PENDING

$300.00 + Actual shipping via bike flights

$225.00 local pickup in northeast ohio

This is a rare Lotus built fixed gear, drilled for brakes from the factory. Condition is very good,...
09-18-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 654,040
Posted By mkeller234

The bar tape arrived for the Miyata 912...

The bar tape arrived for the Miyata 912 yesterday. All ready for the ride to work tomorrow. Now I just need to mix up some touch up paint. The color is really hard to match. It痴 not quite black, and...
09-15-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 402
Posted By mkeller234

Pedals and shifter arrived and look great,...

Pedals and shifter arrived and look great, Thanks!

...
09-13-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 654,040
Posted By mkeller234

Nearly done fixing up my Miyata Nine-Twelve....

Nearly done fixing up my Miyata Nine-Twelve. Really looking forward to getting this one on the road again. My few rides on it felt great. Very stiff frame.

...
09-10-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By mkeller234

Sold!

Sold!
09-10-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,053
Posted By mkeller234

I 100% agree. A schwinn is unique from the...

I 100% agree. A schwinn is unique from the European style of bikes. Embrace the amount of chromed steel and lean into it.

My very first vintage bike was a chestnut 78 suburban with Positron and...
09-06-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By mkeller234

So you know I didn稚 cheat. The varsity weighed...

So you know I didn稚 cheat. The varsity weighed in at 38lbs.

...
09-03-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,553
Posted By mkeller234

I致e owned many, and thought they were all...

I致e owned many, and thought they were all wonderful.

I had a low end 210 mixte and was very impressed with the overall quality and level of equipment it came with.

The miyata 912 that I own is...
09-03-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By mkeller234

I bought these cool plastic nuts from ftwelder...

I bought these cool plastic nuts from ftwelder years ago. I love them.

...
08-30-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By mkeller234

Bump! Added new photos since the cables are now...

Bump! Added new photos since the cables are now installed

...
08-30-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,056
Posted By mkeller234

And then the varsity: ...

And then the varsity:


https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/5d977deb_b2ec_4be8_9de9_25f73da005ca_c0271f337d8565ba9bd6e13debbaf2826186ae8d.jpeg...
08-30-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,056
Posted By mkeller234

I got the last roll of bar tape and installed the...

I got the last roll of bar tape and installed the cables on both bikes. I致e test ridden both and I believe I can finally call these finished.

I do suspect that the super sport was in a front end...
08-30-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,645
Posted By mkeller234

Yes, I believe it is original to the frame. I...

Yes, I believe it is original to the frame. I purchased this as a complete bike about a year ago. If you look at the picture of my other 73 competition, it has the same sloping fork crown. It also...
08-28-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 654,040
Posted By mkeller234

So close to finishing the super sport that I have...

So close to finishing the super sport that I have been working on for the past month or so. Amazon delivered 1 roll of bar tape on Friday. The next roll is coming Tuesday what the heck?

My rear...
08-28-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 799
Posted By mkeller234

I think there was just a greater amount of...

I think there was just a greater amount of traffic or replies in C&V back then. The like button has definitely cut back on responses (in my opinion.
08-27-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 799
Posted By mkeller234

Ah, here is the origin of drew ...

Ah, here is the origin of drew
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/485369-tommasini-i-hate-drew-more-than-words-can-tell.html
08-27-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By mkeller234

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2313_e6ed5a0bf8db914f2b7ac5daba2d8ef508e80831.jpg...
08-24-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By mkeller234

A little help from my friends: TA crank puller

For years, I have had this old crank extractor that fit TA and another type (flips depending on which you want). I have never had the bolt or handle that would have worked with it.... I don't even...
08-23-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,614
Posted By mkeller234

I FINALLY get to join the Raleigh competition...

I FINALLY get to join the Raleigh competition club. I’ve casually looked for a Competition for about 15 years. I specifically wanted one my size, with Capella lugs, sloping fork crown, TA crank and a...
08-22-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By mkeller234

Yes, that is addressed in the text of the...

Yes, that is addressed in the text of the listing. Cables and housing will be installed before the sale is complete. They are currently being shipped to my house.

Thanks for the feedback on the...
08-22-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,056
Posted By mkeller234

No offense taken. I知 pretty wide eyed on what...

No offense taken. I知 pretty wide eyed on what the super sport is and isn稚. I had a sports tourer and superior in the past and those have moved on for the same reason as you just didn稚 like riding...
08-21-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By mkeller234

80痴 Schwinn Varsity, immaculate

I realize this forum may not be the correct place to sell a Varsity, but I figured I壇 see if there is any interest. I知 not looking to ship this heavy beast, local sales in NE Ohio only please.

I...
08-21-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,056
Posted By mkeller234

That super sport was BEAT that one felt like a...

That super sport was BEAT that one felt like a lot of work compared to what I am used to. The pedals are really old wellgo platforms that took weeks to clean the rust off of. The only reason that I...
08-21-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,056
Posted By mkeller234

I have a big update. In the end, I made 0 parts...

I have a big update. In the end, I made 0 parts swaps. I rebuilt BOTH the varsity and the super sport. I have to say that I am glad that I did, because the varsity absolutely sparkles in the sun...
08-20-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 700
Posted By mkeller234

Sold! Thanks again to Marius.Suiram, and a...

Sold! Thanks again to Marius.Suiram, and a pleasure to meet you. The condition was as good as advertised.
08-20-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,645
Posted By mkeller234

More photos: ...

More photos:
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/6a5276a1_3db4_4ebc_b060_c872c01498fe_c833fb1b3e89cbc54d214487575b4156d4733b56.jpeg
The headset and seat pin, I値l...
08-19-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,418
Posted By mkeller234

Well... since everyone else is posting pictures,...

Well... since everyone else is posting pictures, Ill join in. This is an old photo, but not much has changed. I have had simplex, cyclone, VGT derailleurs on there. I checked last night, it's back to...
08-16-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,418
Posted By mkeller234

These are great bikes, but yes, the paint job is...

These are great bikes, but yes, the paint job is also excellent! Mine has always been a favorite in the pack. I think it may be in part from it being a bit heavier and the relaxed geometry it痴 just...
08-15-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 863
Posted By mkeller234

Last rack has sold. All has been shipped out.

Last rack has sold. All has been shipped out.
08-13-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 863
Posted By mkeller234

Tortec is gone, adjusting the ad to remove the...

Tortec is gone, adjusting the ad to remove the first post and a bump.
08-07-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 841
Posted By mkeller234

Oh yeah! The bike is great, but the Ric stole the...

Oh yeah! The bike is great, but the Ric stole the show in my opinion!
08-06-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 46,301
Posted By mkeller234

i personally feel like it looks good. I think...

i personally feel like it looks good. I think purple and orange work well.
08-02-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,056
Posted By mkeller234

Agreed, on all points. The super sport came with...

Agreed, on all points. The super sport came with one steel rim. I知 going to use some 27 aluminum rims and gyromaster hubs that I had hanging. All the heavy chrome bits are staying, crank, shifters,...
08-02-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,056
Posted By mkeller234

Here is a crummy picture of the progress. One of...

Here is a crummy picture of the progress. One of the wheels has a steel rim, so I’m considering swapping in a pair of Ukai rims and gyromaster hubs that I have.

...
08-01-22, 11:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,056
Posted By mkeller234

Yes, as a matter of fact it did have a lock...

Yes, as a matter of fact it did have a lock around the seat post. Good call!

The FD cage has had the chain dragged on it for so long that it痴 nearly been sawn in half. I think this bike has seen...
08-01-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,056
Posted By mkeller234

I don't have any photos, but I have made...

I don't have any photos, but I have made substantial progress on the super sport. I taken each component apart and removed pounds of rust by soaking them in vinegar. The super sport really in rough....
08-01-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,056
Posted By mkeller234

Agreed, there is good info in there. I read the...

Agreed, there is good info in there. I read the entire post though, because I forget so much of the detail over years. For example, I completely forgot that the Super sport and Varsity had tube...
07-20-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 6,930
Posted By mkeller234

My Belgian Van Hauwaert: ...

My Belgian Van Hauwaert:
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/image_6e6b8c5f92b9402ffddb72528ea798d1f0411552.jpeg
07-19-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,056
Posted By mkeller234

Vintage Schwinn so, wait are you suggesting I...

Vintage Schwinn so, wait are you suggesting I use the Alvit? ;)

Just kidding of course. Fortunately I have a stash of shimano and suntour equipment that I can use. I have a Huret jubilee might...
07-18-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By mkeller234

It looks like a Raleigh Gran Prix to me. The...

It looks like a Raleigh Gran Prix to me. The anniversary badge places it around 1970. I知 curious what is going on with the shifters near the stem? It has cottered crank arms, made of chromed steel....
07-08-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7,184
Views: 992,071
Posted By mkeller234

That was so cool! I still am in awe and love that...

That was so cool! I still am in awe and love that the connection was made. I致e kept all the emails between myself and Miep Moeskops from that time! I don稚 ride the bike much, I worry about the...
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