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05-26-24, 03:25 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Short easy ride to town by way of the Fairplay...

Short easy ride to town by way of the Fairplay Cemetery which has some of the best views on earth my pics just don't really do it right.
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Posted By zukahn1

Just having a hard time wrapping my head around...

Just having a hard time wrapping my head around the concept of Pinarrelo as somewhat gravel beater. Still really nice frame set $300-400 value wise.
Replies: 16
Views: 417
Posted By zukahn1

As is with the warning that it has safety issues...

As is with the warning that it has safety issues to a knowing buyer I would say yes.$300 is fine for a co-op. I have found that it is often times better to get bikes like this out the door fast at...
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Posted By zukahn1

I would also check the alignment and rear wheel...

I would also check the alignment and rear wheel it looks to be out of alignment and hard to tell from pics it looks like someone just screwed a cheap cog on a road wheel suicide style. For safety you...
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Posted By zukahn1

Nice looking bike I like the paint and good...

Nice looking bike I like the paint and good chrome. That said not a tone of value $150-200 with a bit of premium for the paint and chrome.
05-10-24, 02:45 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Another snowy cold day in Fairplay CO so only a...

Another snowy cold day in Fairplay CO so only a short ride.

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Posted By zukahn1

I would agree pretty hard to find good info on...

I would agree pretty hard to find good info on lesser now defunct US makers. Iversons stuff was considered second rate back in the day a step above Murry's and Huff'ys but below Schwinn on these...
05-05-24, 03:00 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Bit cloudy and windy today looked like it might...

Bit cloudy and windy today looked like it might storm form a bit. So I took a quick ride on the bike trail with the Specialized trainer.
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05-01-24, 03:35 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

After a couple of days of nice weather the roads...

After a couple of days of nice weather the roads and trails are finally clear of snow,ice and mud. Washed the Marin MTB and took a short ride to town big difference from just a few days ago when...
04-27-24, 03:47 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Short snow ride to post office today about a foot...

Short snow ride to post office today about a foot of snow this one will likely be the last of the season.
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04-27-24, 03:29 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

It is used books that are for sale to raise funds...

It is used books that are for sale to raise funds for library activities and children's programs. Pretty good deals $2 a book or $10 for a bag of books.
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Posted By zukahn1

Pretty much any of these adjustable stems that...

Pretty much any of these adjustable stems that you see sell for silly high prices. I have seen lesser branded junk go for $100-200 so if you see them they should be a good buy. Hope you get the lot...
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By zukahn1

As for value not a lot without the fork probably...

As for value not a lot without the fork probably $50 or so. I would say go ahead and source fork and change stuff your mot going to loose much of anything value wise. The only way I could see finding...
04-25-24, 04:19 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Very nice weather today about 60 with a light...

Very nice weather today about 60 with a light breeze. Took the Nishiki SS speed on a ride to the Library and town by the long way.
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04-21-24, 03:40 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

After few warmer days and today being real nice...

After few warmer days and today being real nice in the low 60's the back roads and trails are finally getting mostly clear of mud and snow. So I fixed the headset on my Marin MTB and took for a...
04-20-24, 02:55 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Another somewhat cold and snowy day in Fairplay...

Another somewhat cold and snowy day in Fairplay Colorado and yes it close to the end of April. Took a short ride on the Marin MTB to the Post Office no mail service or most package service so every...
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Posted By zukahn1

Will at the least it won't go down in value at ...

Will at the least it won't go down in value at this point so if you have room at least keep it till early Summer when prices peak and ask $400 local sale if it sales fine if not your OK.. IMHO...
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Posted By zukahn1

Looks great in the current soft market I would be...

Looks great in the current soft market I would be inclined to keep it.
04-15-24, 08:55 AM
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Posted By zukahn1

Very nice weather yesterday so I got actually...

Very nice weather yesterday so I got actually wash bike outside for the first time in several months choose to was the Marin MTB and took it on short Sunday ride to the Fairplay Cemetery which has...
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Views: 432
Posted By zukahn1

Not sure who actually made there stuff but from ...

Not sure who actually made there stuff but from the several pairs I have worked on they seem to be a good mid level loose bearing hubs so if the cones are good you should be fine. All you likely...
04-14-24, 08:15 AM
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Posted By zukahn1

I like the pink and black look with matching...

I like the pink and black look with matching pink bottle cages very nice touch.
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Posted By zukahn1

I believe these were offered with either drop...

I believe these were offered with either drop bars or upright wing bars OEM in some markets. So with the difference it is likely mostly original.
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Posted By zukahn1

I would say pass on this one the low end steal...

I would say pass on this one the low end steal wheels are the deal killer for me on this one will likely always be a bit off and close to no braking.
04-09-24, 03:07 PM
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Views: 906
Posted By zukahn1

I like the semi vertical dropouts that are in...

I like the semi vertical dropouts that are in alignment with seat tube makes for some really nice clean lines,
04-09-24, 03:01 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Put a new bottle cage on the old Hardrock and...

Put a new bottle cage on the old Hardrock and took a short ride to the Library and Post Office.
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04-08-24, 02:42 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

After a couple o f weeks of non riding weather 4...

After a couple o f weeks of non riding weather 4 foot snow storm fallowed by freezing and 70mile winds over the weekend.. I got to finally take short ride to town today the back roads and trail are...
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Views: 736
Posted By zukahn1

I do like these a couple of the best made in the...

I do like these a couple of the best made in the 80's.
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Posted By zukahn1

When looking to buy a bike go right size color...

When looking to buy a bike go right size color paint you like.
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Views: 1,850
Posted By zukahn1

Me I look for very good whole bikes that have...

Me I look for very good whole bikes that have great frame sets in my size that are in near basket case condition. Fairly easy to pic up $300-400 frame set under $100.
03-21-24, 02:14 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Plus 1 if spokes are good and it's strait don't...

Plus 1 if spokes are good and it's strait don't over think end of the day one or two spacers will basically fix things. Myself I don't rebuild wheels other bearings if the cones and axels are good...
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By zukahn1

The seat post dates it about 64 or so great...

The seat post dates it about 64 or so great looking bike.
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Posted By zukahn1

I think it is actually 1984/5 model good chance...

I think it is actually 1984/5 model good chance the frame and some of the parts were made in 1983. The type Nitto bars on this bike didn't came out some point in 84 and were only produced about ...
03-12-24, 03:40 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

i kinda like the 80's BMX rear safety brake a a...

i kinda like the 80's BMX rear safety brake a a bit of though back to the 80's on a 50's bike.
03-12-24, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8,834
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Posted By zukahn1

Just wow and does it actually work with old...

Just wow and does it actually work with old school whiteworth gearing.
03-12-24, 12:37 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Not much just a set of fibrex yellow brake pads...

Not much just a set of fibrex yellow brake pads that I got for $12 shipped.

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Posted By zukahn1

The pedals are Shimano ax series agree that ...

The pedals are Shimano ax series agree that Suntour bear traps or XT pedals would be nicer one of the cost measures that were made on the sport series.
Replies: 12
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Posted By zukahn1

+1 the tange Ultra tube set which I believe these...

+1 the tange Ultra tube set which I believe these had actually MTB tube set and fork that were converted slightly modified to make the small terry are really nice and the Suntour alpha stuff works...
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Posted By zukahn1

I would say also nice basic all around bike $150...

I would say also nice basic all around bike $150 or so in good safe ready to ride condition and $200 or so if it has nice tires fitted on true wheels and good paint.
03-02-24, 09:43 AM
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Posted By zukahn1

I really like the Raliegh branded Suntour VX...

I really like the Raliegh branded Suntour VX shift with the bar end power shifters about the nicest of the late 70's shift groups.
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Posted By zukahn1

With the full matching DA group I could $700-800...

With the full matching DA group I could $700-800 even the really soft market.
03-02-24, 09:19 AM
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Posted By zukahn1

It's 93 Marin Bobcat Trasil not a real high end...

It's 93 Marin Bobcat Trasil not a real high end bike but it has a really nice hard frame and rides great super smooth and fairly light for a big MTB about 25lbs.
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Posted By zukahn1

Since the chrome is fairly good I would say just...

Since the chrome is fairly good I would say just just rock the patina no repaint.
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Views: 1,001
Posted By zukahn1

Great big frame worth $300-400 or so for the...

Great big frame worth $300-400 or so for the frame set to the right buyer. The rest of the bike is pretty much junk the stem and bars are nice but the don't really match the bike.
02-29-24, 01:36 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

I like that it has the original red dust caps...

I like that it has the original red dust caps online at the evil place there likely worth more than the bike complete great job.
02-29-24, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15,502
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Posted By zukahn1

I consider the top end Techinums road or MTB to...

I consider the top end Techinums road or MTB to be under rated and some of the best mass produced bikes every made. They have a really great ride quality and the fit and finish is excellent.
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Views: 534
Posted By zukahn1

Nice rebuild has some really great lines that...

Nice rebuild has some really great lines that said it is half moon step through ss so really only worth $300-400 which is pretty much the top of the market for this type bike., most are no sales at...
02-28-24, 02:19 PM
Replies: 21,867
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Posted By zukahn1

Still a tone of snow,ice and mud in Fairplay so...

Still a tone of snow,ice and mud in Fairplay so just a couple of pics.
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Posted By zukahn1

+1 you can run a 36 easy or a bite of on small...

+1 you can run a 36 easy or a bite of on small ring 3433. Or a maybe vintage MTB crank I have run ones pretty east low gear A nice triple will give you a solid 23-36 options front and 23-38 you...
02-10-24, 09:16 AM
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Posted By zukahn1

Fairplay CO more snow more cold and more snow...

Fairplay CO more snow more cold and more snow cold coming.

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02-06-24, 04:56 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Still not much riding in Fairplay CO a couple of...

Still not much riding in Fairplay CO a couple of feet of snow the last week or so after several weeks of freezing temps. Did get out for a short ride today fairly nice in the 40's so a nice combo of...
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