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07-24-23, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 589
Posted By flipchip

Drilling a frame makes me nervous, especially...

Drilling a frame makes me nervous, especially with thin tubing like this one, but I'll look into that thanks. The suntour parts are decent, but this beauty will be getting a near complete NOS 600 EX...
05-30-23, 08:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,192
Posted By flipchip

Yes. I didn't buy the pictured bike, I found a...

Yes. I didn't buy the pictured bike, I found a mint model without any signs of corrosion. Given its already lasted 30 years, I figure it'll probably last another couple, and in the meantime I know...
05-11-23, 03:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,192
Posted By flipchip

Thanks for all the advice fellas. It's not...

Thanks for all the advice fellas. It's not actually mine, just a bike I was considering purchasing. I've since found a mint 1990 model.
08-05-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,059
Posted By flipchip

Ah ok thanks. I payed $150 for this one. Seems...

Ah ok thanks. I payed $150 for this one. Seems like after the covid bike boom everyone is selling off now.
08-05-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,059
Posted By flipchip

Thank ya, according to that it appears to be a...

Thank ya, according to that it appears to be a 1979. The setup is still kinda confusing though, as this wouldn't make a very good touring bike. It does make for a very nice road bike though.

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08-04-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,059
Posted By flipchip

Need help identifying Nishiki Continental

I just picked up what I thought was a 70s Nishiki Continental Touring bike, but now I'm having doubts. I can't find any reference to the Continental prior to 1983, and for a tourer its a pretty...
06-30-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,040
Posted By flipchip

Seems that the consensus is between "don't touch...

Seems that the consensus is between "don't touch it" or "let it grow on you". It's been a few days and its bothering me less and less so I might just leave it. Though I'll definitely be looking for...
06-30-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,040
Posted By flipchip

You're absolutely right about NORBA bikes. This...

You're absolutely right about NORBA bikes. This thing is my "urban assault" bike and its feels faster than my road bike. Could be placebo, but every time I ride it I come away pleasantly surprised,...
05-24-22, 11:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,609
Posted By flipchip

I may cringe uncontrollably, but I ainít gonna do...

I may cringe uncontrollably, but I ainít gonna do anything about it and neither is anyone else, so you do what makes you comfortable.
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