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05-18-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 840
Posted By DMC707

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https://i.imgur.com/Gj5rXnW.gif
05-18-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 840
Posted By DMC707

All he has to do is dial it up to 400 watts

All he has to do is dial it up to 400 watts
05-18-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 840
Posted By DMC707

These are all cool stories I also love to...

These are all cool stories

I also love to drope the hamer when i see other guys' (and gals) with luxurious clothing

But i think i will get back to the Johnny Depp/ Amber Heard saga now

...
05-16-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,097
Posted By DMC707

Couple of occasions, ive hit up craigslist and...

Couple of occasions, ive hit up craigslist and purchased bikes when in a new town on business --- not overseas or anything -- but in the past , as a insurance adjuster, i would never know how long...
05-13-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 804
Posted By DMC707

I always turn my seatpost clamp around when its...

I always turn my seatpost clamp around when its it time to dial it up to 400 and drope the hamer


Similar to when i was a sniper. Whenever i would turn my ball cap around backwards and put on...
Replies: 12
Views: 227
Posted By DMC707

That bike has a long stem, so that should help

That bike has a long stem, so that should help
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By DMC707

Thats a conundrum If any of the components...

Thats a conundrum

If any of the components are original - and that is hard to say as the bike has been monkeyed with a lot --- then it looks more like a Timberline -- as i wouldnt have...
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By DMC707

Ditto -- that one looks really nice --- ...

Ditto --

that one looks really nice --- If i really had to have it - might stretch it to 6, but sadly Diamond BAck does not quite carry the brand appeal of the big 4 (Litespeed, Dean,...
Replies: 12
Views: 227
Posted By DMC707

That bike looks very tasty ! Matching saddle...

That bike looks very tasty !

Matching saddle is straight fire as well

Size of the bike looks like a 56-58 ish , so one thing to keep in mind is that size as usually that size is usable best...
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By DMC707

This is my only Ferrari. I normally prefer...

This is my only Ferrari. I normally prefer Chevy Corsica's and Ford Tempo's (Sorry - im kidding - i love Italian bikes, but do realize Trak and Raleigh made a few good ones too)


Very...
Replies: 12
Views: 227
Posted By DMC707

Guessing it looks like the one pictured below? ...

Guessing it looks like the one pictured below?

Concorde got some mileage out of the PDM tie in. That color scheme was common from the mid 80's to the early 90's . I dont doubt the bike...
05-12-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 239
Posted By DMC707

exactlcaloso said "The great thing about...

exactlcaloso said

"The great thing about fluid trainers is that the resistance increases as the wheel speed increases. Which makes the resistance curve similar to what you'd experience outside....
05-10-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 6,951
Posted By DMC707

Nice !

Nice !
05-10-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 239
Posted By DMC707

Dont have much experience with different brands,...

Dont have much experience with different brands, but several variations of Cycle-ops trainers have served me well over the years

Since everyone "has to have" a smart trainer now, -- i picked up a...
05-10-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By DMC707

White cable housing --- Amazon is your friend. ...

White cable housing --- Amazon is your friend.

Its a friend to all of us --------------- all of us

for all things
05-09-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,060
Posted By DMC707

Correct - Used 'em on mountain bikes for a long...

Correct - Used 'em on mountain bikes for a long time --- Yes - thru axles are standard now, -- but when bikes as burly as a Santa Cruz Bullitt or Nomad were using QR's years ago ---they're fine...
05-09-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,060
Posted By DMC707

I hate rich people ! But Egads --...

I hate rich people !




But Egads -- where on earth did i put my tall rolly ladder? I believe the help left a coo-pon for velveeta in my book on the top shelf! Just venting chaps - but...
05-09-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 5,617
Posted By DMC707

This

This
05-09-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 690
Posted By DMC707

This is done all the time if you race --- might...

This is done all the time if you race --- might have a set of wheels for different conditions plus a set of time trial wheels

TT wheels will have a tighter cassette generally but normally not...
05-09-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 68,047
Posted By DMC707

Love the copper accents !

Love the copper accents !
05-09-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 68,047
Posted By DMC707

Not many concessions to Clyde-dom here -- but its...

Not many concessions to Clyde-dom here -- but its a Litespeed Team with 32h eyeleted rims - and the bars are a wide set of comfy Salsa 'cross bars --
I will change out to a set of Specialized Hovers...
05-09-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,163
Posted By DMC707

Still have the Trek 7300 ? Curious after...

Still have the Trek 7300 ?


Curious after all these years
05-09-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,780
Posted By DMC707

Butte half the fun now is thinking of puns about...

Butte half the fun now is thinking of puns about Buttes -- giant or otherwise and we could turn this into a 50 page thread :lol::lol::lol:
05-09-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By DMC707

Looks 2005 ish or thereabouts I wouldnt...

Looks 2005 ish or thereabouts

I wouldnt spend too much time doing a forensics level deep dive into it --- this level of machine, condition trumps year of manufacture anytime -- but disc mounts...
05-09-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,780
Posted By DMC707

Is this a bike designed to be ridden in the...

Is this a bike designed to be ridden in the forest? Amongst treeks ?

https://i.imgur.com/k8dvPSo.jpg
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By DMC707

Those were interesting BITD -- Unified rear...

Those were interesting BITD -- Unified rear triangle design was i think supposed to cut down on pedal bob

both the hubs and bottom bracket should be cartridge style bearings , but suspension...
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By DMC707

Cool bike -- Katsup's 300-400$ estimate in...

Cool bike -- Katsup's 300-400$ estimate in certain markets is not bad -- These bikes are every bit as nice as the "boutique" brands of the time period from a rider perspective. Just didnt get...
Replies: 18
Views: 326
Posted By DMC707

Ritchey = Sugino and Dia comp middle of the road...

Ritchey = Sugino and Dia comp middle of the road stuff --- 1990 era Deore XT is very nice and in keeping with a performance build
Replies: 18
Views: 326
Posted By DMC707

Guessing mom is 5'4 ish? Really cool bike --...

Guessing mom is 5'4 ish?

Really cool bike -- great backstory

As a Deore XT equipped Ritchey -- i think folks are pessimistic with their value guesstimates --- Rapidfire shifting if original...
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By DMC707

$650 as it appears to be all there and is a legit...

$650 as it appears to be all there and is a legit Japanese classic

Note: this is an off the cuff eval and the first number that popped into my head when i looked at the photos.
05-03-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,197
Posted By DMC707

you found a mid length xtr RDR fo ot ! Looks...

you found a mid length xtr RDR fo ot ! Looks very nice !
04-21-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,166
Posted By DMC707

Fits the definition of "Classic" -- and 2x10...

Fits the definition of "Classic" -- and 2x10 Campy is pretty darn vintage as well
Forum: BMX
04-20-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By DMC707

20"x 1.75 BMX Front & Rear 1 speed Freewheel...

20"x 1.75 BMX Front & Rear 1 speed Freewheel Bicycle Wheels 48 Spoke Black | eBay...
04-19-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By DMC707

Go for it ! My old DeRosa with a collection...

Go for it !

My old DeRosa with a collection of Campy components that work together nicely -- crankset is a Centaur compact 50-34 with 10 speed Veloce shifters and i believe a Chorus Rear...
04-19-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,200
Posted By DMC707

Pic of LEmond using the same bike 31 years ago ...

Pic of LEmond using the same bike 31 years ago --- yep - C&V carbon is a thing

https://i.imgur.com/D1ayjY6.jpg
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By DMC707

If the frame is not dented and its in reasonably...

If the frame is not dented and its in reasonably clean shape, -- sure

They made the bike for a few years and i believe had RX-100 components , maybe 105
04-18-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,666
Posted By DMC707

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Replies: 19
Views: 766
Posted By DMC707

Very cool ! A Paramount in Europe would...

Very cool ! A Paramount in Europe would likely be as big a conversation piece as a deRosa is here !

Im also with you on that bikes build kit --- totally functional and nothing at all wrong...
Replies: 19
Views: 766
Posted By DMC707

Good call -- Now i feel further validated with my...

Good call -- Now i feel further validated with my first instinct that that wasnt a Paramount --- i realize some early Paramounts were touring oriented models with rack mounts and the like, but i...
04-15-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By DMC707

Thats what i figured too - my first thoughts were...

Thats what i figured too - my first thoughts were Mongoose, but the vast majority of their little machines had looptail chainstays -- did find a Euro market Mongoose Grand Prix with conventional...
04-15-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 967
Posted By DMC707

Does not need any extra tool

Does not need any extra tool
04-15-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By DMC707

Im going to go out on a limb and say that this...

Im going to go out on a limb and say that this bike will probably get polished and cleaned up a bit and hung on the shop wall where it will reside unridden for another 25 years
04-15-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By DMC707

80's BMX bike - what brand is it?

Friend of a friend inherited somehow an 80's BMX bike that he was told was a Redline . I'm the resident "old bike guy" in my little circle of friends and this gentleman is a guy in his late 40's...
04-13-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 914
Posted By DMC707

There is a lbit of adjustability as the...

There is a lbit of adjustability as the deraileuer hanger is slotted. My DeRosa - which originally would have had a 52/42 crankset - worked fine with a 50/34
04-12-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 914
Posted By DMC707

Youre over 25 years on the stock Veloce cartridge...

Youre over 25 years on the stock Veloce cartridge bottom bracket -- im sure its pretty tired unless you are an extremely low annual mileage rider . the only real question is whether the bottom...
04-12-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,928
Posted By DMC707

i thought the original wheels were 32 h ...

i thought the original wheels were 32 h

Anyway - a wheel built properly with straight stainless 14g spokes should do the trick. You are a prosperous size but nothing too extreme by todays...
04-12-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 39,030
Posted By DMC707

Only thing C&V i have is my retro Bridgestone...

Only thing C&V i have is my retro Bridgestone Trailblazer

https://i.imgur.com/41IhwsB.jpg


But i am awash in green on the late model stuff if we consider teal in the green category
...
04-12-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By DMC707

Im thinking a set of the salmon colored...

Im thinking a set of the salmon colored wonderpads will be a worthy upgrade now !

As a long time trackie, ive always been more comfortable with moderate length cranks myself as well -- even using...
04-12-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By DMC707

Possibly an illusion due to MTB chainrings being...

Possibly an illusion due to MTB chainrings being much smaller than road chainrings. I havent looked at the stampings on this bike too hard but it is an exact copy of a bike i bought new in 1990 and...
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By DMC707

I would love to have a bike like this for the...

I would love to have a bike like this for the local crit circuit (provided i ever get back in good enough shape to do so that is ) --- An alloy Colnago would satisfy my need to be different...
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