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10-01-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By DMC707

:lol:

:lol:
10-01-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By DMC707

Here in this forum We donít discuss them much ...

Here in this forum We donít discuss them much

but what about classic ďneighborhood bikesĒ? The lightweight racers and tourers a lot of us love are cool, (to us)
But itís the old...
10-01-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By DMC707

Hmmmmmmm 1) 60ís chrome Paramount (donít...

Hmmmmmmm

1) 60ís chrome Paramount (donít have but would like to)

2) 1975 Raleigh Competition. (Have)

3) big tube aluminum 80ís/90ís bike (I have a Klein)

4) steel track bike - my...
10-01-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 471
Posted By DMC707

also a 53 , but with all day comfort. (Seat is...

also a 53 , but with all day comfort. (Seat is level and bars are not up-turned that severely - kinda getting a fisheye effect with my photos)

...
10-01-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 471
Posted By DMC707

iím the original owner - bikes a 53, Iím 5í7Ē ...

iím the original owner - bikes a 53, Iím 5í7Ē

stack height is just too low now that Iím nursing a German boiler

its already got a zero offset post and a short reach stem ó. If I went up to a 55...
10-01-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By DMC707

its a cartridge type. Been a squeaker since...

its a cartridge type. Been a squeaker since day 1 almost - im the original owner. But worth a bit of fiddling with if I could retain the crank
09-30-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 3,111
Posted By DMC707

Long thread - perhaps others have offered...

Long thread -

perhaps others have offered up similar answers, -- but i will say: It all depends on the condition and intended use of the "bike lanes"

If its a true bike lane i'll take...
09-30-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 471
Posted By DMC707

Sigh - about to retire one (old Litespeed content )

This is a rant of sorts more than anything. Bike is in that ethereal age range where it miiiiight be considered C&V or might not , but ive had this thing forever it seems

a bit over a year...
Replies: 14
Views: 266
Posted By DMC707

Wow -- value of that complete bike could be...

Wow -- value of that complete bike could be worthless --- or priceless

Depending on whether you have some kids or a small statured GF or spouse who could use it

-but its worth $30 -- I'd...
09-30-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,806
Posted By DMC707

I went the other way - i'm 5'8 and 195 in racing...

I went the other way - i'm 5'8 and 195 in racing trim (not now - now im in a struggle to drop about 40 pounds but thats another story ) -- For a few years i tried my best to hang with the pack in...
09-30-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 264
Posted By DMC707

Awwww- shucks i was hoping it was going to...

Awwww- shucks

i was hoping it was going to be a takedown bicycle when i saw the name

That stepped seat tube lug made me look twice too
09-30-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By DMC707

maybe the fact that they are also training for a...

maybe the fact that they are also training for a marathon
09-30-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 767
Posted By DMC707

Argggghhhhhh ---- i remember throwing away a...

Argggghhhhhh ---- i remember throwing away a couple of sets of these - probably over 20 years ago - but who knows what will be worth something someday, when all you see in front of you is...
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By DMC707

Were it my size, i would be running and not...

Were it my size, i would be running and not walking at $750 - thats a good buy OP . You're not stealing it or anything, but that is a very solid deal

If it were local , i'd...
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By DMC707

Yes -- those department store grade tires are...

Yes -- those department store grade tires are cringe worthy on this bike- they were probably purchased at the same place as the seat.

. A classic PAnaracer Smoke/Dart combo is still...
09-30-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By DMC707

90's Marin gravel conversion project

Pretty easy project for the most part, but hopw far i go with it depends a ton on the test ride

Just dug a neglected MArin MTB (1995 Eldridge Grade ) out of the attic --- bike uses a very light...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,459
Posted By DMC707

Bike Mart ?

Bike Mart ?
09-29-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 23,998
Posted By DMC707

A quick "hack" for estimating your zone 2 heart...

A quick "hack" for estimating your zone 2 heart rate would be to subtract your age from 180 - i'm 50 years old , so that would be about 130 HRM - and if you're fit , add 5 BPM to that , so...
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By DMC707

$1200 High end, first gen XTR in very good...

$1200

High end, first gen XTR in very good condition

Very nice period style paint scheme


Really a nice. nice machine -------- and among the very small handful of MTB's that are worth...
09-29-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By DMC707

https://i.imgur.com/WDZT0No.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/WDZT0No.jpg
09-29-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,798
Posted By DMC707

I'm not coordinated enough for the snot rocket --...

I'm not coordinated enough for the snot rocket -- i just perform the pick and shake if its a stalactite

IF its runny -- well, thats what the terry cloth strip on the back of a lot of cycling...
09-29-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,798
Posted By DMC707

Pardon me good sir -- Allow me to retrieve my...

Pardon me good sir -- Allow me to retrieve my kerchief !


https://i.imgur.com/lwbzllC.jpg
09-28-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By DMC707

Thanks for this -- i am a bigger rider and will...

Thanks for this -- i am a bigger rider and will keep it in mind next time i need tires
09-27-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,285
Posted By DMC707

I get a lot through Amazon I always seem to...

I get a lot through Amazon

I always seem to have some C&V project or another going on -- cheap cables, bar tape, inner tubes, etc etc

For high endy stuff i check The Pro's Closet as sometimes...
09-27-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By DMC707

No problem - i have used those headsets on...

No problem - i have used those headsets on several projects, but here's a pic of one installed -

https://i.imgur.com/pfWeGCt.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/FETSQ8n.jpg
09-27-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 2,488
Posted By DMC707

its been done ...

its been done


https://i.imgur.com/MhJiu03.jpg
09-27-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3,219
Views: 1,532,011
Posted By DMC707

My twin Yeti's patiently waiting outside to go...

My twin Yeti's patiently waiting outside to go into the beauty shop


https://i.imgur.com/AaOOPyf.jpg
09-27-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 507
Posted By DMC707

Sounds like you're winning all the way around ! ...

Sounds like you're winning all the way around ! (Even if it feels expensive for now ) :thumb:
09-27-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 507
Posted By DMC707

I thought the Roscoe was a plus size tire bike -...

I thought the Roscoe was a plus size tire bike - Deore is a pleasant step up
09-23-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By DMC707

Campagnolo Record 1" threaded headset - Amazon -...

Campagnolo Record 1" threaded headset - Amazon - $68
09-23-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 692
Posted By DMC707

I made my choice a while back -------- I...

I made my choice a while back


-------- I still have the Klein that is - and note the strategic placement of the Tarmac by the garbage can



(I'm making this in jest - Specialized was...
09-22-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,087
Posted By DMC707

LOL - i just dug this photo out in response to...

LOL - i just dug this photo out in response to another thread today !


https://i.imgur.com/CUc9ndS.jpg
09-22-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,087
Posted By DMC707

The late Dario Pegoretti perhaps carrying on this...

The late Dario Pegoretti perhaps carrying on this style?
09-22-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 450
Posted By DMC707

Something is wrong with your setup. My 1991...

Something is wrong with your setup. My 1991 era Campagnolo Record setup shifts better than modern SRAM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By DMC707

Sigh. waiting around to see if you can get a $15...

Sigh. waiting around to see if you can get a $15 bike for free
This is how the better half lives -- or -- its not how much you make but how much you save !

https://i.imgur.com/CUc9ndS.jpg

...
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By DMC707

There's a bike in those pics? I cant tell ! ...

There's a bike in those pics? I cant tell ! Maybe if i get my readers
Replies: 40
Views: 4,646
Posted By DMC707

$750 !!!! :eek: LOL -- if this bike...

$750 !!!! :eek:

LOL -- if this bike were a 53 or 54 and not a 56/57 i'd be trying to get help expediting that --- I also dont need much excuse to get away for a week to Florida --- ...
Replies: 40
Views: 4,646
Posted By DMC707

It is a wonderful bike - and those issues are...

It is a wonderful bike - and those issues are easily rectified ! ---- With the seat slammed like that, it goes without saying you'd need to make sure the post moves though


I actually like...
Replies: 40
Views: 4,646
Posted By DMC707

Whoever put those tires, that saddle and pedals...

Whoever put those tires, that saddle and pedals on that fine bicycle should have their hands cut off (not literally -- but does make one scratch their head)
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By DMC707

For a track bike?

For a track bike?
Replies: 21
Views: 426
Posted By DMC707

Great score ! As T2p said , might want to...

Great score !

As T2p said , might want to source some elastomers for that fork, -- but it looks too clean to be a parts bike -- i really like steel myself , but that aluminum will polish up to...
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By DMC707

Kinda' like Columbus Aelle tubing then ? I...

Kinda' like Columbus Aelle tubing then ?

I was thinking that when i saw the bike - nice mid range sports-racer

The chrome fork looks fine on there, but i wonder if it could be a replacement
Replies: 16
Views: 365
Posted By DMC707

precede you really should've known

precede

you really should've known
09-20-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,172
Posted By DMC707

Paul, i can empathize . -- , - i dont...

Paul, i can empathize . -- , - i dont know your body composition , - but it goes without saying that 5'5 and 206 , - you could either look like a totally jacked bodybuilder, or be carrying...
09-20-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,007
Posted By DMC707

That is a very demanding face ! ...

That is a very demanding face !



Pekes have the ability to bring people together !

One of the selling points of my lady (Occasional Fiance' ) was she has a PEke named Annie as well !

I...
09-20-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,715
Posted By DMC707

LOL ! I love that image ! -- I...

LOL ! I love that image ! --


I turned up precious little photos of stem shiftered Paramounts, but i know they existed as i've seen one or two examples here on the forum in the past ---...
09-19-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,715
Posted By DMC707

I actually think seeing a Paramount with those is...

I actually think seeing a Paramount with those is pretty cool !
09-19-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 697
Posted By DMC707

How's your wall space and how many bikes? ...

How's your wall space and how many bikes?


If you have enough wall space, you can "Man Cave " it out

https://i.imgur.com/0k5sovK.jpg

Not much wall space and you may have to resort to more...
09-19-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,007
Posted By DMC707

You need to feed your Peke some steroids ! ...

You need to feed your Peke some steroids ! Mine was impossible to keep reigned in when she wore her US National Team sweater !

Kidding - but mentioning Pekes made me get a bit heartbroken...
09-19-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 697
Posted By DMC707

Wow! Just ............... wow

Wow! Just ............... wow
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