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04-02-24, 05:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,186
Posted By mkeller234

One really cool thing on some of the finest...

One really cool thing on some of the finest models is the forks made with round tubing, like a track fork. Thatís how mine is built, you can sort of see it in this photo....
03-23-24, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7,204
Views: 1,101,587
Posted By mkeller234

From a day off, Sleater-Kinney concert (my 6th)...

From a day off, Sleater-Kinney concert (my 6th) and a Frank Lloyd wright tour (Westcott house)...
03-12-24, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 471,019
Posted By mkeller234

I finally tensioned the rear wheel on my 83 ST. I...

I finally tensioned the rear wheel on my 83 ST. I havenít ridden it in a long time due to the wheel and I am kicking myself now. I really had a great commute today, feels like a rocket, and so...
11-15-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,356
Posted By mkeller234

Iím late to the thread, but I canít pass the...

Iím late to the thread, but I canít 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. Iíll...
10-11-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 992
Posted By mkeller234

Fair enough. Iíll give it a shot

Fair enough. Iíll give it a shot
10-10-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 992
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: 105
Views: 9,117
Posted By mkeller234

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

First offÖ 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: 14
Views: 2,258
Posted By mkeller234

Isnít that funny? Iíve never seen a Univega and...

Isnít that funny? Iíve 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: 1,749
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: 2,170
Posted By mkeller234

Sold!

Sold!
09-25-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 67,886
Posted By mkeller234

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

My 84 Lotus sprint track bikeÖ. Well, for a couple more days at least! Soon to go to a new home.
...
09-21-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,250
Posted By mkeller234

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

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

...
09-20-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,250
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: 7,973
Views: 976,261
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. Itís not quite black, and...
09-15-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
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: 7,973
Views: 976,261
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: 845
Posted By mkeller234

Sold!

Sold!
09-10-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,224
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: 1,197
Posted By mkeller234

So you know I didnít cheat. The varsity weighed...

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

...
09-03-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,588
Posted By mkeller234

Iíve owned many, and thought they were all...

Iíve 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: 551
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: 845
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: 1,968
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: 1,968
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. Iíve 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: 2,170
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: 7,973
Views: 976,261
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 TuesdayÖ what the heck?

My rear...
08-28-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,520
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: 1,520
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: 730
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: 479
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: 82
Views: 16,587
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: 845
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: 1,968
Posted By mkeller234

No offense taken. Iím pretty wide eyed on what...

No offense taken. Iím pretty wide eyed on what the super sport is and isnít. I had a sports tourer and superior in the past and those have moved on for the same reason as youÖ just didnít like riding...
08-21-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 845
Posted By mkeller234

80ís Schwinn Varsity, immaculate

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

I...
08-21-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,968
Posted By mkeller234

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

That super sport was BEATÖ 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: 1,968
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: 1,299
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: 2,170
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, Iíll...
08-19-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,132
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: 3,132
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 geometryÖ itís just...
08-15-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,273
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: 1,273
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: 1,991
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: 419
Views: 71,182
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: 1,968
Posted By mkeller234

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

Agreed, on all points. The super sport came with one steel rim. Iím going to use some 27Ē 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: 1,968
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: 1,968
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 itís nearly been sawn in half. I think this bike has seen...
08-01-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,968
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: 1,968
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: 205
Views: 12,136
Posted By mkeller234

My Belgian Van Hauwaert: ...

My Belgian Van Hauwaert:
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/image_6e6b8c5f92b9402ffddb72528ea798d1f0411552.jpeg
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