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07-13-20, 09:25 AM
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Posted By Chris_in_Miami

No, I've never had either of those. I think the...

No, I've never had either of those. I think the reason I prefer the 640 is because the 750 is more of a racing geometry and more sensitive to steering inputs. I'm getting a little old for that...
07-07-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,739
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

What a cool score, congrats!! Coincidentally, I...

What a cool score, congrats!! Coincidentally, I just happened to search for "sequoia" on the local cl, and one popped up! Unfortunately it was a 1992 model (still kinda cool though,) and at least one...
07-07-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2,402
Views: 562,593
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

That's a beauty, well done! Is that the original...

That's a beauty, well done! Is that the original paint, or was it refinished? Either way, that color is really attractive.
07-06-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,402
Views: 562,593
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

I took the 640 out for a spin over the holiday...

I took the 640 out for a spin over the holiday weekend. It came to me with a mostly complete Nuovo Gran Sport group, but I swapped most of that out for some assorted shiny bits that I prefer.
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07-03-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2,402
Views: 562,593
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

The "other" 750, not as common as the Multitrack...

The "other" 750, not as common as the Multitrack that shared the number later. This is a 1982 that was probably sold as a frameset, built up with a very nice group. Very nice rider, but not getting...
05-18-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,618
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Your situation parallels my own history pretty...

Your situation parallels my own history pretty closely. I had given up on my low volume flipping a number of years ago, and was having a hard time unloading anything at a break-even price until covid...
05-15-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,481
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Looks great, nicely done! Strangely enough, this...

Looks great, nicely done! Strangely enough, this afternoon I was browsing ebay and saw a familiar group of mismatched components: Avocet, Huret, Campagnolo!
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11-19-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2,402
Views: 562,593
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Recent pics of my 1982 757: ...

Recent pics of my 1982 757:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2960_6b4d0e3d44c21192ce199554b0279338db2eadff.jpg...
11-14-19, 01:50 PM
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Views: 976,407
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2996_44b4c405667d89c755799a501f8733f8bcd116f7.jpg...
11-07-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,901
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Here's one I gave to my brother recently, pretty...

Here's one I gave to my brother recently, pretty sure it has a "made in Taiwan" decal on it. Solid bike.
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10-16-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,716
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

I had this scenario play out very recently. I was...

I had this scenario play out very recently. I was sharing some pics of a bike I scored from a pawn shop on another forum, and got a message from another member from the other side of the country who...
10-05-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,412
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

They work just fine with a three-ring set, plenty...

They work just fine with a three-ring set, plenty of range.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20130612_185137_8cbc8becf0667286877064942aa3a60c41615fa2.jpg
10-04-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2,402
Views: 562,593
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Picked up this 640 recently with a mostly...

Picked up this 640 recently with a mostly complete Gran Sport group. Waiting on a set of tires, then it's time to ride!
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09-29-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,419
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

One suggestion on the cable guide slots under the...

One suggestion on the cable guide slots under the BB shell - I like to use a short segment of plastic/teflon cable liner that I've salvaged from some old brake or shifter cables, the pressure of the...
Replies: 31
Views: 4,542
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

So my buddy Joe was the lucky buyer for this...

So my buddy Joe was the lucky buyer for this Paramount, and he asked me to share some photos of it after he cleaned it up. No glamour shots, but it gives you an idea of how clean this bike is, pretty...
10-29-14, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,402
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Raleigh mini-velos have the shifters on the head...

Raleigh mini-velos have the shifters on the head tube (I believe I've seen this on minis from other manufacturers as well.)
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03-16-13, 09:24 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 40,781
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Here's my 1999 60th anniversary model: ...

Here's my 1999 60th anniversary model:

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-3PQ2kQOWunw/UT6OFHqWnSI/AAAAAAAAD40/3JH2y914fcI/s734/13+-+1
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01-25-13, 09:02 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 25,386
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

My Paramount sort of fits the mold, though the...

My Paramount sort of fits the mold, though the patina is from genuine neglect. I'm looking for a front basket with just the right amount of rust to compliment the rest of the bike :)
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12-07-12, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7,360
Views: 3,210,758
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

+1, that's badass!! You just need to trade those...

+1, that's badass!! You just need to trade those awful thumb shifters for a nice set of 7-speed bar end units (which I just happen to have a surplus of...) :innocent:

And in the unlikely event...
09-30-12, 08:48 PM
Replies: 956
Views: 187,213
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

For sale at the flea market today, a Motobecane...

For sale at the flea market today, a Motobecane Mirage, and a Suntour equipped Nishiki International for a very reasonable $125.
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08-23-12, 08:39 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 68,943
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Lately I've been going in for the bushmeat...

Lately I've been going in for the bushmeat terrine.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-lotVZz6Xef4/UDY_8_I4SCI/AAAAAAAAC5g/6XDl7-EBklo/s800/Terrine.jpg
12-13-11, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 350,528
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Apologies if this has come up already: ...

Apologies if this has come up already:

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-2lc6NDIaBCE/Tue2ZEBugXI/AAAAAAAACSQ/G5i5ROHxRmg/s800/palin.jpg
08-07-11, 03:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,276
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

I frequently see these described as "Moxy" cranks...

I frequently see these described as "Moxy" cranks in craigslist and ebay ads :) This crank set came on my '77 Trek:
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05-19-11, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,402
Views: 562,593
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Beautiful bike, I love the way it looks modern...

Beautiful bike, I love the way it looks modern and vintage simultaneously!
09-29-10, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,827
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

I'm not sure I share your vision of "awesome"...

I'm not sure I share your vision of "awesome" because I think you're already very close. I'd probably just add northroads or arc bars and a set of 27x1-1/4 Paselas, possibly some hammered aluminum...
08-06-10, 09:52 PM
Replies: 69,044
Views: 11,156,471
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Wow, is this a beauty...

Wow, is this a beauty (http://treasure.craigslist.org/bik/1874862472.html)! Except for those wheels...

Daccordi Oria Star tube frame classic - $1500 (Palm City)
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