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06-30-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,542
Posted By jdawginsc

madpogue Nishiki paint from the 80s polishes up...

madpogue
Nishiki paint from the 80s polishes up unbelievably well. That frame will glisten.

And I am a big fan of the saddle. That is cool.

If that is the alpha 3000 series, that is the one I...
06-30-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4,974
Views: 528,320
Posted By jdawginsc

Incredible what sort of shiny metal looks like...

Incredible what sort of shiny metal looks like when you view it up close...
06-30-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By jdawginsc

Amazing that this article is nearly 30 years old...

Amazing that this article is nearly 30 years old in the 90s. I cannot grasp that though it coincides with my 30 year teaching career that ends this year.

At their best, Bob Jackson frames are...
06-30-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 137
Posted By jdawginsc

https://www.ebay.com/itm/301847915736

https://www.ebay.com/itm/301847915736
06-30-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 69,689
Views: 11,324,453
Posted By jdawginsc

Probably you are correct, but you DID take the...

Probably you are correct, but you DID take the time to resurrect that Takara into a bike worthy of being stolen or borrowed from the storefront.

Is it still there? Or has Takara Steve emerged from...
06-29-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 681,567
Posted By jdawginsc

Sherman and Peabody Might need a wayback...

Sherman and Peabody

Might need a wayback machine to find out what the frame is...

Bulwinkle
06-29-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 276
Posted By jdawginsc

It looks like an extra guide from the underside...

It looks like an extra guide from the underside cable guide to the chainstay stop. Unique.
06-29-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 69,689
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Posted By jdawginsc

Andy_K Almost like yours! (Not really, just...

Andy_K Almost like yours! (Not really, just kidding)
06-29-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By jdawginsc

Someone is going to get a reasonably rare bird...

Someone is going to get a reasonably rare bird and a first rate frame. I believe Faggin was notorious for doing all of their own work and so this would likely not have been their bread and butter.
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06-29-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By jdawginsc

Cuevas bikes are craftsman stuff. The tangs...

Cuevas bikes are craftsman stuff.

The tangs on the chainstay bridge and bottom bracket piece are sculpted beautifully.
06-29-22, 06:38 AM
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Posted By jdawginsc

I think they may have re-placed it on ebay......

I think they may have re-placed it on ebay... Makes it easier to adjust the front derailleur trim function on the left lever...

That said, the shifters look like Sante as well...

You could...
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By jdawginsc

I believe it is listed for $550.

I believe it is listed for $550.
06-28-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,731
Posted By jdawginsc

Massimo (Marcello Faggin's son-in-law)

Massimo (Marcello Faggin's son-in-law)
06-28-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 446
Posted By jdawginsc

Didn't notice that, but very well could be. I...

Didn't notice that, but very well could be. I would imagine this is mostly going to be a donor bike for Randy for the next bike his Legnano-magnet finds at the junk yard or laying against a fence, or...
06-28-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 446
Posted By jdawginsc

And well it should...it IS Canada.

And well it should...it IS Canada.
06-28-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By jdawginsc

Absolutely looks great.

Absolutely looks great.
Replies: 14
Views: 268
Posted By jdawginsc

I suggest looking at comps for SOLD items on Ebay...

I suggest looking at comps for SOLD items on Ebay to get a general idea for the larger audience that is the world...then look at FBMP for what is might fetch in the local world.

We wouldn't want...
06-28-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By jdawginsc

I find mixing Shimano BBS/cranksets with Campy’s...

I find mixing Shimano BBS/cranksets with Campy’s sometimes are not perfect fits on the taper.

If your headset stack height is too short, add a spacer or two. You might want to later change to a...
06-27-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,325
Posted By jdawginsc

But honestly, couldn’t you have simply disagreed...

But honestly, couldn’t you have simply disagreed with the opinions in the “valuation” thread, and given a different perspective based on the EBay comps?

I am thinking that each of those appraisal...
06-27-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 661
Posted By jdawginsc

Awesome! Thank you! Looks like I was right on...

Awesome! Thank you! Looks like I was right on target!
06-27-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 16,145
Posted By jdawginsc

And a shakedown ride of a few miles. Not a fan of...

And a shakedown ride of a few miles. Not a fan of bullhorns, but it is a decent ride nonetheless. Good thing is I live in the low country. Any hill of consequence would result in braking death.
06-27-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 16,145
Posted By jdawginsc

Ready to roll I think...

So, here is the re-imagined clunker Fuji del Ray. I have never owned a Fuji, nor do I think I have ever ridden one.

As is, it comes in at a relatively svelte 22 pounds.

Had to discard a few...
06-27-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 446
Posted By jdawginsc

Components make it a win. Is that fork bent...

Components make it a win. Is that fork bent weirdly? I know it is a cliche meme on here to ask but it actually looks a bit noodley
Forum: For Sale
06-27-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By jdawginsc

This is super cool. Might want to cross post in...

This is super cool. Might want to cross post in the CV sales forum.
06-27-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,325
Posted By jdawginsc

Which is why every time I have posted a response...

Which is why every time I have posted a response I have said “I am not an expert and smarter people than me will likely chime in...”

This should probably be moved to the appraisal forum, but my...
06-27-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,325
Posted By jdawginsc

If 20 people respond to an appraisal request, the...

If 20 people respond to an appraisal request, the true value is probably somewhere in the range closest to the majority of the appraisals, right? Crowd sourced appraisal.

Personally, I think the...
06-27-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 69,689
Views: 11,324,453
Posted By jdawginsc

Atala MTB

Sort of a unique find. Not sure if shipping to US is in the offing, but very cool.
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06-26-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,243
Posted By jdawginsc

I think you win the slowest Cannondale build...

I think you win the slowest Cannondale build award...
06-26-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,325
Posted By jdawginsc

I don’t pretend to know values in absolute terms,...

I don’t pretend to know values in absolute terms, just what I see on EBay, and here on BF.

in fact, I don’t think there are any absolute valuations. If the right buyer is looking at the right...
06-26-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,243
Posted By jdawginsc

The original owner of the frame whose son I got...

The original owner of the frame whose son I got it from would be very pleased. Apparently he loved that bike until he fell from it and could no longer ride if I remember correctly.

Try a magic...
06-26-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 497
Posted By jdawginsc

I used that method via suggestion from MadHonk....

I used that method via suggestion from MadHonk. It obviously carries a bit of risk but removed a completely fused Dura Ace freewheel from hub.
06-26-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By jdawginsc

These are basically thumbies? I have never those...

These are basically thumbies? I have never those before. Pretty rare I would imagine.
06-26-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,540
Posted By jdawginsc

But then we run into the issue of storing said...

But then we run into the issue of storing said frames in "alternative, temporary, portable storage units"...hee hee.
06-26-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 497
Posted By jdawginsc

My bad experiences with park tools has been the...

My bad experiences with park tools has been the headset wrench/BB open eared wrench (which shattered), the cable cutters (which I found out you must constantly re-tighten the pivot bolt), and oddly...
06-26-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,076
Posted By jdawginsc

Is that the orange Grandis sold on here a ways...

Is that the orange Grandis sold on here a ways back? It has a scuffed down tube or something?

By the way, the completeness of this Peugeot is almost like a catalog photo. Love the crankset.
06-26-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By jdawginsc

Which company was ATT?

Which company was ATT?
06-25-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By jdawginsc

Not an expert but I seem to remember brands like...

Not an expert but I seem to remember brands like REG, Avocet maybe, the Blackburn, TA offering various types of alloy cages by 1980. There was another brand I forgot that made cages as well...Zefal?...
06-25-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 497
Posted By jdawginsc

Thats impressive. I’ve never seen one of those...

Thats impressive. I’ve never seen one of those shatter/break...
06-25-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 69,689
Views: 11,324,453
Posted By jdawginsc

If this was 56cm, I do not think I could resist....

If this was 56cm, I do not think I could resist. I am betting they accept an offer equal to $200 USD (190 euro or so). I am going to guess the shipping will be higher than quoted (more like $80 USD)....
06-24-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By jdawginsc

Exactly! I have a few of them on a few bikes,...

Exactly! I have a few of them on a few bikes, Turbos on others and a few others. Haven’t mounted a Brooks yet.

For the OP, Terry has male-particular models as well.
06-24-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By jdawginsc

That’s a Terry Liberator. They are great saddles...

That’s a Terry Liberator. They are great saddles and look cool with the red inset.
06-23-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 429
Posted By jdawginsc

I agree. I used to lust after the Performance...

I agree. I used to lust after the Performance catalog entries. They used to carry such cool stuff. Their bicycle catalogs from 1982-1987 were my favorite bathroom readers.
06-23-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By jdawginsc

Could be dangerous to you, but also could tear...

Could be dangerous to you, but also could tear apart the seat lug area, I would think. Not worth the risk.

I measured several seat-posts from my stash; everyone was 2.5 for road, 3-3.5 for Mtb.
...
06-23-22, 05:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 429
Posted By jdawginsc

Clever model name...!

Clever model name...!
06-23-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 69,689
Views: 11,324,453
Posted By jdawginsc

And....it's gone.

And....it's gone.
06-22-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 661
Posted By jdawginsc

Might be a bustling business there for 650b...

Might be a bustling business there for 650b conversions...
06-22-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 661
Posted By jdawginsc

They're pesky that way...

They're pesky that way...
06-22-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 330
Posted By jdawginsc

Dang. I wish I had seen the Vittoria’s several...

Dang. I wish I had seen the Vittoria’s several months ago. Those are lovely. Silver and grey and the black ones are nice and understated, though I sort of like the magenta.
06-22-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 661
Posted By jdawginsc

This is true. Unless Narhay isIRS and audits me...

This is true. Unless Narhay isIRS and audits me...
06-22-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 661
Posted By jdawginsc

Nearest I can tell, the closest co-ops to me are...

Nearest I can tell, the closest co-ops to me are in Savannah, Charlotte and Greenville-Asheville area. 2.15 hours, 2.45 hours and 3.30 hours.
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