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05-10-23, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By sloar

Plantenga restored

Just got it back from the powder coater today.



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Forum: Touring
05-07-23, 07:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,703
Posted By sloar

I really appreciate all the advice, I just...

I really appreciate all the advice, I just couldnít get use to the larger frame. I was extremely lucky to
find a 56cm that fit a lot better. It came with straight bars so I went to my favorite shop...
04-22-23, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By sloar

Dura Ace 7 speed group

175 crank arms, braze on f/d, Italian thread b/b. SOLD


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04-21-23, 07:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 690
Posted By sloar

Frame is sold, I’ll be listing the Dura Ace in...

Frame is sold, I’ll be listing the Dura Ace in the morning.
04-21-23, 05:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By sloar

Every time someone asks about touch up paint I...

Every time someone asks about touch up paint I always tell them to use nail polish. Take your fork, frame or even walk your bike into a CVS or Walgreens and match up a bottle.
04-20-23, 07:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 690
Posted By sloar

Frame is pending.

Frame is pending.
04-20-23, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 690
Posted By sloar

DeRosa

56cm frame, small ding on toptube and it had a couple places that I touched up paint wise. Dura Ace components, Campagnolo hubs and headset. Cinelli bar and stem. New hoods but not the right ones....
04-20-23, 05:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,410
Posted By sloar

I’ve got a DeRosa with a small ding on the...

I’ve got a DeRosa with a small ding on the toptube. I’ve been trying to sell it for a great price with zero interest. If I still have it this winter I’ll probably fix it and repaint it. The ding...
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By sloar

I was sure that itís a Rensho, has the panto on...

I was sure that itís a Rensho, has the panto on the seatstay caps.
04-19-23, 09:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 788
Posted By sloar

I like the idea that the bike left the bike shop...

I like the idea that the bike left the bike shop with the 27” wheels. Maybe one day I’ll build a set of 700’s with the original hubs, but I’m fine for now.
04-15-23, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By sloar

Another Plantenga

I love finding these since the builder was local, this is my third. Spotted it last night on Marketplace while I was at work. Only asking $25 so I figured I could use the saddle and Campy headset....
04-12-23, 04:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 788
Posted By sloar

1970

1970
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By sloar

The internal brake routing was done using a tube...

The internal brake routing was done using a tube inside the toptube. Easy cable routing and water canít get inside the frame.
04-10-23, 01:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 788
Posted By sloar

Continental 1 1/8Ē tire fits fine, must be the...

Continental 1 1/8Ē tire fits fine, must be the bigger Paselas....
04-10-23, 08:30 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 4,690
Posted By sloar

New carbon bikes are fine for what they were...

New carbon bikes are fine for what they were designed for. But I donít have a big smile on my face when Iím riding it. My Paramount does though, Iíll take that over any new bike....
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By sloar

1970 Paramount value

No plans on selling this, Iím just curious to the value. The prices are all over the place on these, I know what I paid but I bought it from a friend. Everything is is originally correct except...
03-31-23, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By sloar

The Merckx sold for $390. I need to start...

The Merckx sold for $390. I need to start watching auctions.



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03-21-23, 05:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 796
Posted By sloar

eBay has silicone covers. ...

eBay has silicone covers.
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03-21-23, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By sloar

Kinda glad it’s a repaint, I got a good deal on...

Kinda glad it’s a repaint, I got a good deal on it in a trade for a bike that was too big for me. The ding on the toptube bothers me a little. I’ll ride it as is this summer, but this time next year...
03-20-23, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By sloar

I found one 1051 hood and itís not too bad. ...

I found one 1051 hood and itís not too bad.
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03-19-23, 05:46 PM
Replies: 77,050
Views: 12,617,615
Posted By sloar

Interesting Volare with early Dura Ace. ...

Interesting Volare with early Dura Ace.
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03-19-23, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By sloar

Even has its own separate space. ...

Even has its own separate space.
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03-19-23, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By sloar

1970 chrome Paramount

This has been a grail bike for me for a long time. I finally found one in my size, itís in great condition, but not so pristine that Iíd be afraid to ride it. Iíve been after this one for several...
03-13-23, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By sloar

These are great bikes, I loved mine. ...

These are great bikes, I loved mine.



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03-12-23, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 538
Posted By sloar

I cut the stem off with around an inch sticking...

I cut the stem off with around an inch sticking out the top. Used a hacksaw blade and cut slits on the inside the fork tube. Once I got a through cut on both sides I squeezed the top with pliers and...
03-12-23, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 538
Posted By sloar

Stuck stem decision.

I really had mixed feeling about this. My newly acquired bike that I paid more than any other bike had a severely stuck stem. I thought about just leaving it because it was the right heighth. But the...
03-11-23, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By sloar

Picked up a shiny Schwinn.

A chrome 1970 Paramount to be exact. Bought it off a good friend today. Getting ready to tear it down and do a full service, new tanwall tires and cloth bar tape are ordered. Not sure about the...
Forum: Touring
03-05-23, 06:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,353
Posted By sloar

I think people over think this. As long as the...

I think people over think this. As long as the hospital has your name and a contact number, the rest can be figured out. Just make sure your contact person knows all your important info and...
Forum: Touring
02-20-23, 07:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,703
Posted By sloar

Thanks, the bars are Salsa Cowchippers, the reach...

Thanks, the bars are Salsa Cowchippers, the reach isn’t too bad.
Forum: Touring
02-20-23, 07:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,703
Posted By sloar

The stem shown is an 80mm, I switched it today...

The stem shown is an 80mm, I switched it today with a 70 and itís a lot better.
Forum: Touring
02-20-23, 03:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,353
Posted By sloar

Yes, allergies is the main medical info. We...

Yes, allergies is the main medical info. We always check to see if someone’s a diabetic if they are unconscious or loopy in any way.
Forum: Touring
02-20-23, 01:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,353
Posted By sloar

As a medic/firefighter, it’s nice to know the...

As a medic/firefighter, it’s nice to know the patients correct info so we can ask them questions to test their levels of consciousness in case of head injuries. Also it’s easier to finish a report...
02-11-23, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By sloar

I really wish this was a 56, definitely wouldnít...

I really wish this was a 56, definitely wouldnít be selling it.
02-11-23, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By sloar

Woodrup Giro-Touring F/F

54cm st c-t , 53cm tt c-c. Campy dropouts. Sold as shown. $300 shipped.
SOLD SOLD SOLD



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02-05-23, 02:42 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,316
Posted By sloar

This was my Mockba, originally blue and rust. ...

This was my Mockba, originally blue and rust.
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02-05-23, 09:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,972
Posted By sloar

Sounds crazy but a T-45 torx bit will fit a 7mm...

Sounds crazy but a T-45 torx bit will fit a 7mm Allen bolt. Iíve done this several times.
02-03-23, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By sloar

Only one I have.

Only one I have.
02-03-23, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By sloar

Frameset for sale

Sold sold sold
01-27-23, 09:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,753
Posted By sloar

Anyone ever bought a stolen bike?

Well, I just did. Picked up a Surly Cross Check from a nice older gentleman the other day. I really wanted it for a rider but it ended up being too big. I brought it home with the intentions of...
01-19-23, 02:37 PM
Replies: 77,050
Views: 12,617,615
Posted By sloar

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01-19-23, 06:47 AM
Replies: 77,050
Views: 12,617,615
Posted By sloar

looks like the one I painted years ago. ...

looks like the one I painted years ago.
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01-18-23, 08:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,223
Posted By sloar

WTB touring bike

Looking for a top end touring bike 54-57cm. Trek 720, Miyata 1000, Surly for examples. Thanks
01-12-23, 12:53 PM
Replies: 77,050
Views: 12,617,615
Posted By sloar

I love this bike and have it on my watch list....

I love this bike and have it on my watch list. Right now itís too far out of my budget.
Forum: Touring
12-26-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,285
Posted By sloar

Eddie Vedders Into the Wild soundtrack.

Eddie Vedders Into the Wild soundtrack.
11-17-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,633
Posted By sloar

Being a firefighter is a great job. Plenty of...

Being a firefighter is a great job. Plenty of time to work on bikes and people feel better coming to the firehouse to buy bikes.
11-07-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 873
Posted By sloar

Now these are lights!

Pretty cool looking, Iíve never seen a setup like this before....
Forum: Touring
11-03-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By sloar

Fuji Touring Series VII

I didnít know the Fuji Series went up that high. But I found 1993 example for a steal, seems like a solid bike with a full Shimano LX group. Anyone else own one of these?




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11-02-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,553
Posted By sloar

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11-02-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By sloar

I read that these were hard to setup with non...

I read that these were hard to setup with non Suntour gear. Works great with a Shimano RD.
11-01-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By sloar

Just picked it up and sitting in ALDIs parking...

Just picked it up and sitting in ALDIs parking lot waiting on my wife. Bike is in mint condition , full Shimano LX group, which is nice. No third bottle cage.
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