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06-14-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By dddd

Yes, looks like a 1990's design to me. The...

Yes, looks like a 1990's design to me.

The post name is "Italmanubri", ITM for short, Italian maker of primarily stems and bars.
06-14-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By T-Mar

I don't know the model but it looks like it was...

I don't know the model but it looks like it was inspired by the old Zoom seat post that was fairly popular in the mid-1990s ATB scene.
...
06-14-22, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By SJX426

Both are unusual to me. The first is...

Both are unusual to me.
The first is interesting but I would wonder how well it clamps for angle.
The second is not as interesting in terms of the post but of the saddle! How much does that weigh?...
06-14-22, 12:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Chombi1

I've seen quite a few seatposts with this type of...

I've seen quite a few seatposts with this type of rail clamp.
Usually found on seatposts with zero setback, used on bikes with more upright riding positions.
Here's a seatpost that takes the cake...
06-13-22, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By merziac

ITM Eclypse ...

ITM Eclypse

https://www.ebay.com/itm/265518321344
06-11-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,189
Posted By Jimbo1983

Agreed, I never understood why it had to have its...

Agreed, I never understood why it had to have its own subforum, no one goes there now. Bikeforums is a great place but the obsession the mods have with micro-organising things into specific...
04-18-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,070
Posted By rccardr

You might want to reconsider your use of...

You might want to reconsider your use of vocabulary.
Speculation is just that- but a difference of opinion doesn't make a fellow forum member a moron.
You're new here. In the future, please be...
04-17-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,070
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Huh? Is there something you know that no one else...

Huh? Is there something you know that no one else in this thread knows? Have you contacted the seller for details, do you know the seller personally?

The internet is really good at filling in the...
04-17-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,070
Posted By Rage

What’s really messed up is I wouldn’t pay five...

What’s really messed up is I wouldn’t pay five hundred for that Dawes. But I will spend four hundred getting it back together lol.
04-17-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,070
Posted By Rage

I love the old bikes. Recently spent hundreds...

I love the old bikes. Recently spent hundreds getting this beautiful green Dawes Galaxy back together. It’s dazzling.

I take it on a group ride and most everybody is all, “ why’re you on that?”...
04-17-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,070
Posted By clubman

I think vintage bikes will maintain a healthy...

I think vintage bikes will maintain a healthy presence in the marketplace even though the nostalgic generation is passing away. From a strictly intrinsic value point of view, many older steel bikes...
04-17-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,070
Posted By bamboobike4

I get it. St. Louis is somewhat the same way. ...

I get it. St. Louis is somewhat the same way.
Plenty of interest, unless you're asking them to spend.

But the youngsters often will spring some $, just not a lot, for a cool bike.
Then, from...
04-17-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,070
Posted By Rage

I feel pretty much the same way as guy1138. I’m a...

I feel pretty much the same way as guy1138. I’m a few years older and I think we might be amongst the youngsters in the c&v crowd. Around here, anyway. And, it seems, anywhere lol. I go to a vintage...
04-17-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,070
Posted By GhostRider62

The photos seem to show 40-50 bikes, a handful of...

The photos seem to show 40-50 bikes, a handful of frames, 10-12 sets of wheels, dozens and dozens of rims, a full Campy tool kit, drill press, bike stand, wheel truing stand, some tubies hanging and...
04-17-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,070
Posted By iab

Seems like a good time to derail the thread. It...

Seems like a good time to derail the thread. It has played out.
...
04-17-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,070
Posted By Bianchigirll

Thanks. :notamused: I was just about to...

Thanks. :notamused: I was just about to post Iíd pay $500 for that broken down Celeste Bianchi. Now I got to up my offer.
04-16-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,070
Posted By iab

You forgot taxes, getting the collection from...

You forgot taxes, getting the collection from Atlanta to your storage, storage costs, cataloging, more taxes, etc. Figure 10-20 hours per bike and $50-$100 per bike in added expenses. I saw a lot...
04-16-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,070
Posted By uprightbent

Isn't this just for exposure?

Kinda reminds me of the entrepreneurs on Shark Tank trying to get Sharks to pay $200k for a measly 2% of their company barley turning a profit. Nobody buys in, the entrepreneur walks away empty...
04-16-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,070
Posted By CliffordK

There are many reasons for a large sale including...

There are many reasons for a large sale including settling an estate, settling a divorce, medical bills, new purchase of something better, closing business, retiring, county or city violations, etc. ...
04-16-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,070
Posted By BFisher

Bargains Galore? Maybe even open up the sickness...

Bargains Galore? Maybe even open up the sickness to those who couldn't/wouldn't afford this stuff? Then another gradual increase in demand/prices?
Cycles.

Or, it just wanes. It all depends on how...
04-16-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,070
Posted By joesch

Lazy sellers dont want to do this kind of work. ...

Lazy sellers dont want to do this kind of work.
They are looking for a fool that will buy lot as is, and then realize the nightmares ahead ;)
04-16-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,070
Posted By branko_76

This listing will not sell as-is. If he or...

This listing will not sell as-is.

If he or she needs to sell fast, just list each bike individually as a 10 day auction with a starting bid of $100.00, they will all sell, local pickup only. Campy...
04-16-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,070
Posted By cudak888

"Investment" opportunity. "Investment"...

"Investment" opportunity.

"Investment" suggests a potential for profit after acquisition. Not happening.

This is an opportunity for someone with the money to burn to acquire all their grail...
04-16-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,070
Posted By BFisher

Forced to sell quickly, but the stipulations...

Forced to sell quickly, but the stipulations don't seem to indicate so. Seems narrowed way down to find that one perfect buyer who may not exist. Hope it sells.
04-16-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,070
Posted By joesch

Yes make the potential buyers pay to investigate...

Yes make the potential buyers pay to investigate the inventory that should have been listed or spreadsheeted and shown with many good pictures (photo share). Dont think this seller went to business...
04-15-22, 11:33 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,070
Posted By ctak

I'd be pretty surprised if he gets more than $25k...

I'd be pretty surprised if he gets more than $25k for the lot.
04-15-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,070
Posted By CliffordK

These kind of collections pop up from time to...

These kind of collections pop up from time to time. I remember a temple shaped collection being sold in Italy a few years ago.



If it is 100 bikes, then they would have to be very nice bikes...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,414
Posted By zukahn1

This reads like a l slightly loose worn cable...

This reads like a l slightly loose worn cable good chance a couple of turns of the quick adjuster on the lever may help fix the problem.
Replies: 24
Views: 1,128
Posted By wrk101

First rule in replying to a deal on C/L or FB...

First rule in replying to a deal on C/L or FB marketplace: keep your response simple. Donít ask a bunch of questions or for extra stuff or you could go to the back of the line.
I always go simple;...
Replies: 24
Views: 1,128
Posted By T-Mar

I find it hard to believe that they are all the...

I find it hard to believe that they are all the OP's size, as the Schwinn is much larger than the Miyata. With that big of a size discrepancy, my choice would be made on best fit, not best deal.
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By Tomm Willians

A pair of Mapeiís ?

My wife and I have decided to part with our Mapeiís as we simply donít ride them. We both have other bikes we prefer and itís a shame to see them being ignored. Hers is around Ď97-98í 53cm with the...
12-05-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 796
Posted By rccardr

And that BB is too wide. 113-115-116 would be...

And that BB is too wide. 113-115-116 would be the correct size.
Any new Shimano 300 series cartridge style BB would give you as good or better service and performance, plus they are easier to...
11-12-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 982
Posted By TiHabanero

I have seen much worse on production frames....

I have seen much worse on production frames. Leave it alone and ride, ride, ride! As one pointed out previously, 35 years and no issues so far. Doubtful you will have any issues in the future. I beg...
11-11-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,612
Posted By Dave Mayer

I can sympathize with a shop being reluctant to...

I can sympathize with a shop being reluctant to sell just parts. Basic consumables such as cables, tubes, tires, housing etc. are hard to come by. The wholesalers who supply our shop are cleaned...
11-08-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,612
Posted By ARider2

It is possible the bike shop was low on cable...

It is possible the bike shop was low on cable housing and felt they only had enough left to complete the jobs they had already taken in. It has been difficult getting many items including cable...
11-08-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,612
Posted By Snowflake6

This is the reason the LBS's near me use for not...

This is the reason the LBS's near me use for not selling parts over-the-counter right now. Tires and tubes, when they have them, okay. But if you want a bottom bracket? Steering tube bearing? ...
11-06-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,640
Posted By Hobbiano

Since all of my bikes are between 52 and 56, and...

Since all of my bikes are between 52 and 56, and I look at them every day, with 54 being just about perfect, I'd say that's a 55 (center to top of top tube), or, if you prefer, 54 center to center....
11-06-21, 12:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,640
Posted By DMC707

53-54 ish ---- up to 55 at most

53-54 ish ---- up to 55 at most
11-05-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,612
Posted By cbrstar

I'm kinda speculating here. But at least where I...

I'm kinda speculating here. But at least where I live there is/was a brake cable shortage and all the shops were either low or out! So the guy probably doesn't have a lot left and doesn't want to...
11-02-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,612
Posted By T-Mar

I'm wondering if the issue is Covid-19 related?...

I'm wondering if the issue is Covid-19 related? Over the past 1-1/2 years there have been a lot of supply issues with various products. Maybe the LBS has been having issues obtaining cables and/or...
Replies: 628
Views: 256,318
Posted By oldroads

This is always a slow time. The student needs...

This is always a slow time.
The student needs have been filled and the weather is getting cooler.
Sit tight.
Don't drop your prices trying to unload one, things will start moving again in a few...
09-28-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 27,567
Posted By livedarklions

So I can convey what exactly I'm talking about...

So I can convey what exactly I'm talking about with several words of context, or I can just use one word to do exactly the same thing? I'm going with the one word.
09-08-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,397
Posted By thumpism

OP, it appears that both headlights and...

OP, it appears that both headlights and taillights are unbroken. Most unusual in fendered Peugeots of this age. You're pretty lucky.
09-08-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,397
Posted By markk900

guy1138 : lovely bike!

guy1138 : lovely bike!
08-03-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,748
Posted By ThermionicScott

Hold on to your butts, anything with rim brakes...

Hold on to your butts, anything with rim brakes and quick release wheels is fast becoming "C&V". :innocent:
03-16-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 983,930
Posted By Hobbiano

That's a nice one. It even has the original tires.

That's a nice one. It even has the original tires.
03-10-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 34,831
Posted By southpawboston

I would love to participate in a round of the Box...

I would love to participate in a round of the Box O' Crap passaround. I've got a ton of crap to get rid of.
03-10-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 34,831
Posted By noglider

I've sent emails and texts to chr0m0ly and...

I've sent emails and texts to chr0m0ly and received no responses. I hope he's OK but we should bet he's not coming back.
03-09-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 34,831
Posted By crandress

Sorry, I am in the midst of a move to Kentucky,...

Sorry, I am in the midst of a move to Kentucky, so I will not be on much the next couple of weeks. If Chr0m0ly does not come back soon, we may want to have someone else take this over. I did it two...
02-27-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,076
Posted By merziac

Hardcore gamer stores have high quality paint for...

Hardcore gamer stores have high quality paint for diecast game board pieces. ;)
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