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09-18-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 362
Posted By bargo68

Wrong, chump. ...

Wrong, chump.

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09-18-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 362
Posted By bargo68

Or get a little matchy-matchy... ...

Or get a little matchy-matchy...
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09-17-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 901
Posted By bargo68

Ah, yeah, gotcha. No, I think it generally...

Ah, yeah, gotcha.
No, I think it generally means that if you have trained your body to go that much in a week, you could summon that amount of energy for one ride if your body was not taxed by an...
09-17-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 901
Posted By bargo68

I take it to mean that if I routinely ride...

I take it to mean that if I routinely ride 150-200 a week, then I should be able to do 150-200 in one ride. Ain't gonna happen as my fitness stands today.
09-17-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 901
Posted By bargo68

Yeah, I never got that either. I ride anywhere...

Yeah, I never got that either. I ride anywhere from 150-220 a week, commuting mostly, and there is no way I could do that in one ride.
09-12-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 541
Posted By bargo68

Indeed! And it's a beautiful bike. Reading that...

Indeed! And it's a beautiful bike.
Reading that back, it does sound a little, ummmm, unrestrained.
Sorry if I came off as douchy.
On first glance, though, I saw the long chainstays and just...
09-12-21, 12:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 541
Posted By bargo68

Ahh-I thought it was a more generic term. ...

Ahh-I thought it was a more generic term.
Thanks for setting me straight.
09-11-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 541
Posted By bargo68

Au contraire mon frere, that's the 'french fit'...

Au contraire mon frere, that's the 'french fit' you're talking about!
Give it a chance, there's a LOT of people who like some bike under 'em!...
09-04-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 413,443
Posted By bargo68

WTT: early 80's Campagnolo super record 26.8...

WTT: early 80's Campagnolo super record 26.8 seatpost for 27.2 in similar condition. Thanks!
...
08-29-21, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4,510
Views: 456,464
Posted By bargo68

Here's another pic after I got it home: ...

Here's another pic after I got it home:
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I noticed that in the ad and took...
08-29-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 63,969
Views: 9,853,733
Posted By bargo68

Got the bike stripped to the frameset and will...

Got the bike stripped to the frameset and will commence rebuild next weekend with pix to follow!
08-29-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 63,969
Views: 9,853,733
Posted By bargo68

Even tho I saw this ad referenced in BF after I...

Even tho I saw this ad referenced in BF after I returned home with the bike, you're on! I know just the place!

...
08-29-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 63,969
Views: 9,853,733
Posted By bargo68

I would, but I didn't see this ad referenced...

I would, but I didn't see this ad referenced until I got home with the bike!
08-29-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 63,969
Views: 9,853,733
Posted By bargo68

Wow! That's surprising. Maybe it's a just a...

Wow! That's surprising. Maybe it's a just a romantic notion that all independent frame builders are brothers in arms, fighting the tyranny of BIG VELO!
08-29-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4,510
Views: 456,464
Posted By bargo68

As do I! He really had a great visual concept...

As do I! He really had a great visual concept that is attractive with pretty much every color combination I've seen online.
The dent stays! It's gonna be a reminder for me accept imperfection in...
08-29-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4,510
Views: 456,464
Posted By bargo68

My new CL acquisition, a 1985 Fuso. Taken down to...

My new CL acquisition, a 1985 Fuso. Taken down to the frameset and weighed. A little bit pic heavy-sorry.
...
08-28-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 63,969
Views: 9,853,733
Posted By bargo68

I done got to it! It's mine!!! Got home about...

I done got to it! It's mine!!!
Got home about an hour ago and had enough daylight to take the wheelset off and just eyeball it til I couldn't see anymore. :)
It's in pretty great shape for 1985....
08-28-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By bargo68

Your bike looks like a charming Paris bistro. ...

Your bike looks like a charming Paris bistro.
His bike looks like a modern gas station on the Autobahn.
08-27-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,229
Posted By bargo68

Depending on how decent, maybe buy it, strip the...

Depending on how decent, maybe buy it, strip the group and save it for a better frame? Keep the 'dent' frame as a spare or sell it.
08-27-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,229
Posted By bargo68

Nice fade paint job on that one! I've heard the...

Nice fade paint job on that one! I've heard the F1 carbon forks are actually about as heavy as the steel and are not too different feeling.



Interestingly, Atlantas show up on ebay pretty...
08-26-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,229
Posted By bargo68

I know this thread is about 'brifterized' C&V,...

I know this thread is about 'brifterized' C&V, but I could not resist showing off my go-faster. Full 6400 tri color 8 speed group with Mavic Reflex.
I LOVE this bike!...
08-26-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,690
Posted By bargo68

Since spring of 2020: 2 x 24 mi. a day,...

Since spring of 2020:
2 x 24 mi. a day, Mon-Thurs.
Usually a 30-50 weekend ride.
About 190-230 a week.

This winter will probably see less commuting miles.
08-25-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,829
Posted By bargo68

A day or two off the bike.

A day or two off the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,157
Posted By bargo68

Rema Tip Top Learn how to properly...

Rema

Tip

Top

Learn how to properly patch a tube on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/T0F_hibWHlU
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 680
Posted By bargo68

This scenario accounted for my last 2 punctures....

This scenario accounted for my last 2 punctures. Took a couple minutes rubbing the entirety of the inside of my tire with my bare fingers until I felt it. Needed needle nose pliers to remove it. Has...
08-14-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,262
Posted By bargo68

You're partially right. I work in musical...

You're partially right. I work in musical instrument retail and we're new/used/consign. I can tell you that used gear keeps the lights on, but as a dealer for some major brands, we mostly sell entry...
08-13-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,262
Posted By bargo68

Ahhh, yes. Looks like there are.

Ahhh, yes. Looks like there are.
08-13-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,262
Posted By bargo68

There's gotta be quite a bit of crossover....

There's gotta be quite a bit of crossover. Conspicuous consumerism.
08-12-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,262
Posted By bargo68

Does the bike world have "blues lawyers"? ...

Does the bike world have "blues lawyers"?

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08-07-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,285
Posted By bargo68

Big fan of the tri-color! ...

Big fan of the tri-color!

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07-31-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 46,433
Posted By bargo68

Just got back from a 32 mile shake down ride and...

Just got back from a 32 mile shake down ride and I had a blast! I can foresee SS becoming my weekend go-to. It's a 'french fit', to be sure, but it rides so smooth and silent. Very stoked on what...
07-18-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By bargo68

Your tire choices sound kosher for the...

Your tire choices sound kosher for the "cruiser/commuter" style you are going for. Let me add Schwalbe Fat Frank to the mix. Here they are on my 1983 Miyata Ridge Runner. They are listed as 26 x...
07-17-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,142
Posted By bargo68

I believe, for 1983, that this represents the top...

I believe, for 1983, that this represents the top 'o the line for Univega.

I believe....

...
07-09-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 700
Views: 60,760
Posted By bargo68

Keeping it local as well. ...

Keeping it local as well.


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Forum: Foo
07-07-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,847
Posted By bargo68

16 oz. of Fairfax, Ca's finest OG IPA! Don't...

16 oz. of Fairfax, Ca's finest OG IPA!
Don't mind if I do.....



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06-28-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7,939
Views: 2,289,474
Posted By bargo68

Many thanks! :thumb:

Many thanks! :thumb:
06-27-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7,939
Views: 2,289,474
Posted By bargo68

Only if you tell me how to pronounce your handle!...

Only if you tell me how to pronounce your handle! :twitchy:

Original tires! I've only toodled around on this bike and I plan on putting something nicer on; maybe Maxxis
DTH's or somesuch......
06-27-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7,939
Views: 2,289,474
Posted By bargo68

Finally finished this rebuild yesterday. All...

Finally finished this rebuild yesterday. All original save for the crankset and chain wheels. Originally had a 180mm Sugino Super Maxy. Like the TA Cyclotourist, not the BMX one. Sold that on 'thbay...
06-20-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,758
Posted By bargo68

LET ME SEE YOUR WAR FACE!!!!!!!! ...

LET ME SEE YOUR WAR FACE!!!!!!!!
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06-17-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 28,725
Posted By bargo68

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-13-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 122,905
Posted By bargo68

Just finished putting the final tweaks on this 57...

Just finished putting the final tweaks on this 57 cm 1986 DX-5000 this weekend. Grape dust!!!
...
05-31-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,784
Posted By bargo68

Loving the ride on my 75 Pyuuuuuge! ...

Loving the ride on my 75 Pyuuuuuge!


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05-24-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20,532
Views: 3,581,225
Posted By bargo68

Ahhh, tweakers.... So much going on here. And...

Ahhh, tweakers....
So much going on here. And so much not going on as well!
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Forum: Commuting
05-17-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,126
Posted By bargo68

My commute is just under 25 miles one way. 48.2...

My commute is just under 25 miles one way. 48.2 round trip, to be precise. I work 4 days a week (Mon-Thurs) and I ride 3 of them usually. If I'm feeling haggard, I'll drop a day and only do 2. I try...
05-12-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,132
Posted By bargo68

and he has great taste in shop tunes as well!

and he has great taste in shop tunes as well!
05-12-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,450
Posted By bargo68

I reached out to this seller and have not heard...

I reached out to this seller and have not heard back. This was a few days ago. Just a couple questions about the frameset; serial numbers? any markings or imprints?

Craigslist hijinks?? Who knows.
05-01-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 41,840
Posted By bargo68

Just made it over 6! ...

Just made it over 6!
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05-01-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By bargo68

I would say the chain is the least of your...

I would say the chain is the least of your worries. I would be more concerned about the hubs, bottom bracket, headset, seatpost and rear derailleur.
It's a Riv, so you spent some coin; it's worth...
04-25-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By bargo68

^^^ true enough^^^ Seriously tho, if the...

^^^ true enough^^^

Seriously tho, if the pics are after a cleaning, those bearings look a little rough. They need another round with the mineral spirits, but I would replace them with new, loose...
04-25-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By bargo68

Free-ball it, man! Break your rusty cage!

Free-ball it, man!
Break your rusty cage!
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