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05-11-22, 08:16 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

Wow! Why are people in the mood to throw away...

Wow! Why are people in the mood to throw away Trek 1000's lately? Picked this one up in a similar fashion. Needs a little work, but will be back on the road soon. ...
04-20-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14,684
Views: 3,522,346
Posted By brandenjs

This Bianchi Boardwalk has been through a little...

This Bianchi Boardwalk has been through a little rough life judging by the scratched up frame, but should make a nice light trail hybrid in my area. Condition is kind of what you would expect from a...
04-19-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 21,661
Posted By brandenjs

Thanks for the catalog shots Bianchigirll. I just...

Thanks for the catalog shots Bianchigirll. I just picked up this Boardwalk for almost nothing ($15). It looks to have had a rough life so far, but should turn out pretty well. This is as purchased...
03-02-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14,684
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Posted By brandenjs

So this is a pretty rare find I am told. A 1977...

So this is a pretty rare find I am told. A 1977 Nishiki Pro ONP (Order Nishiki Pro). These were available to order just as a frameset which would explain the mismatched parts all over it. Could be a...
03-01-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 953,683
Posted By brandenjs

Grabbed this today. I'm assuming by the serial...

Grabbed this today. I'm assuming by the serial number (NP7720029) that this is a 1977 ONP Nishiki Pro. This is a great example of the mix mash of parts that can end up on a frameset only order. It...
02-23-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8,146
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Posted By brandenjs

New to the stable. 1996 ProFlex 756. Deore XT...

New to the stable. 1996 ProFlex 756. Deore XT group, Girvin fork and someone already updated the polymers to springs. Should clean up very nice. This is my second ProFlex this year. ...
02-14-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,538
Posted By brandenjs

I did really well as a vendor this year. Sold 7...

I did really well as a vendor this year. Sold 7 of the 8 bikes I had and a bunch of small parts. I know a lot of people got deals, I just wanted to clear out some stock of small parts and...
02-01-22, 06:47 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

Grabbed a nice 1985 Trek 600 today. 531 with the...

Grabbed a nice 1985 Trek 600 today. 531 with the 600 group. Someone swapped out the non aero levers to the aero Superbe Pro's. Should clean up nicely. I need a seat binder bolt for this, anyone know...
02-01-22, 06:42 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

Picked up this 1985 Trek 600 today. Should clean...

Picked up this 1985 Trek 600 today. Should clean up very nice. Gotta love the Reynolds 531-Shimano 600 combo on these. This one has been changed over to aero brake levers as it should have had...
01-18-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10,210
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Posted By brandenjs

Picked up this 1988 Ironman today. Full 600...

Picked up this 1988 Ironman today. Full 600 Tri-Color group and 60cm in decent shape. Should clean up pretty nice. The Avenir saddle is missing the cover, so that's what they look like underneath....
01-18-22, 04:02 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

My first Ironman in the stable. got it for a...

My first Ironman in the stable. got it for a steal. It's a little rough, but will clean up really well. 1988 model with the full 600 Tri-Color group. ...
01-02-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,491
Posted By brandenjs

This is a before and after on a 92 750 that I...

This is a before and after on a 92 750 that I just rebuilt. Kept it as a flat bar because it was going to be a gift to a neighbor and it would have been more comfortable for him to ride. However we...
12-24-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,728
Posted By brandenjs

I think, yes, yes and yes. I'm a pretty good...

I think, yes, yes and yes. I'm a pretty good wrench and a decent rider. As for a collector, I feel I've got a pretty good selection of nice desirable bikes. I will always have a list of "grail" bikes...
12-23-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7,154
Views: 939,496
Posted By brandenjs

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12-16-21, 07:59 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

Let's revive this thread. Here is one of my...

Let's revive this thread. Here is one of my latest rebuilds that turned out pretty well. Great utilitarian bike and will go to our neighbor who is going to be going to Fla as a snowbird this month. ...
12-14-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 359,310
Posted By brandenjs

I've had a couple of them over the years and have...

I've had a couple of them over the years and have kept this 1987 model. They were a special edition with some unique gold and black components, but the frames were the same for the other models. I...
12-10-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8,146
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Posted By brandenjs

Turned out to be pretty nice. a quick wipe down...

Turned out to be pretty nice. a quick wipe down and a quick tune will get it ready to roll.

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12-10-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5,080
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Posted By brandenjs

The before and almost finished after. These 750's...

The before and almost finished after. These 750's are pretty cool. And I just realize when I looked at the picture that I put the rear tire on backwards. Gotta stop working on bikes when I'm tired. ...
12-09-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 105,039
Posted By brandenjs

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12-05-21, 07:15 AM
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Posted By brandenjs

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11-28-21, 05:41 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

Not super vintage, but still a nice find. 2004...

Not super vintage, but still a nice find. 2004 Lemond Reno. I'm not sure they could have gotten many more accessories on it other than panniers. Picked this up at an auction and once I got home there...
11-17-21, 05:49 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

I love these! I converted one to a 7 speed STI...

I love these! I converted one to a 7 speed STI and sold it to a friend. Such a great riding bike and I love the gold wheels. We all have the ones we wish we never got rid of, this was one for me.
11-13-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7,154
Views: 939,496
Posted By brandenjs

Babock State Park, WV. ...

Babock State Park, WV.

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11-13-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7,154
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Posted By brandenjs

St. Peters Catholic Church Harpers Ferry, WV. ...

St. Peters Catholic Church Harpers Ferry, WV.
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10-17-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 69,044
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Posted By brandenjs

Well, I misspoke a little. They are more like...

Well, I misspoke a little. They are more like holes. No cages though. I kind of like them in the shop.
10-12-21, 07:23 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

Catch for today. A 1986 Schwinn Prelude. Columbus...

Catch for today. A 1986 Schwinn Prelude. Columbus Tenax, Suntour Cyclone and someone switched out the downtubes to stem mounted Suntour Accushift. Also I love the engineering of the rear rack to make...
10-12-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 292,061
Posted By brandenjs

Picked up this 1986 Prelude today for next to...

Picked up this 1986 Prelude today for next to nothing. Will go in the queue to get restored and up to riding condition. A couple changes have been done because I have never found where the 86 models...
10-07-21, 06:50 PM
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Views: 6,858
Posted By brandenjs

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08-26-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8,146
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Posted By brandenjs

1991 Paramount Series 70 PDG. Just finished...

1991 Paramount Series 70 PDG. Just finished putting this one back together. Plenty of cool parts on this. White Industries hubs, Grafton pedals and XT group. Fun ride....
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08-23-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 516,902
Posted By brandenjs

I know this will drive the vintage purist crazy,...

I know this will drive the vintage purist crazy, but I made this 1976 Austro-Daimler Vent Noir a little more suitable for my riding style. I still have all of the original DA parts including the...
08-19-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 564,681
Posted By brandenjs

Just finished up this Windsor Mixte. Not super...

Just finished up this Windsor Mixte. Not super high end, but still finished off real well. Fun bikes. I kinda like the reverse pull Suntour Spirt FD. ...
08-12-21, 08:15 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

I found them at NuLifeCycles. Kinda pricey but I...

I found them at NuLifeCycles. Kinda pricey but I felt the bike was worth it.
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08-12-21, 07:27 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

Almost finished up with this 1995 Proflex 855...

Almost finished up with this 1995 Proflex 855 ridden for a race team called Team Rhino. Still need some wheel work and a few clean up details. ...
08-11-21, 07:02 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

Not the only one in existence. I have one just...

Not the only one in existence. I have one just like it, well this is after I changed mine over to late model Dura Ace set up, but I still have all of the original D/A components identical to what...
08-08-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 41,132
Posted By brandenjs

I'm in the middle of rebuilding this 1995 855...

I'm in the middle of rebuilding this 1995 855 Proflex. The elastomers were already gone so I ordered the replacement springs. This is a team bike from Team Rhino and a rider named Matt Quinn. Going...
08-05-21, 08:35 PM
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Views: 564,681
Posted By brandenjs

They are the original pedals and the straps are...

They are the original pedals and the straps are still in like new condition.
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08-05-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 564,681
Posted By brandenjs

Just finished up this 1985 Ross Signature 294S...

Just finished up this 1985 Ross Signature 294S full Campy. Restored, but all original parts except the ones that did not age well. ...
07-27-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14,684
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Posted By brandenjs

I'm not sure why I do this to myself, but I...

I'm not sure why I do this to myself, but I always look through the dirt and rust and see something worth saving for no investment at all besides my time and a few parts. 1992 Trek 750 will make a...
05-18-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,555,005
Posted By brandenjs

Picked up this all original 1997 Gary Fisher Hoo...

Picked up this all original 1997 Gary Fisher Hoo Koo E Koo today off of marketplace. It was in storage for awhile and hardly ridden. The shock even feels really nice. Should be easy to clean up. ...
05-14-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14,684
Views: 3,522,346
Posted By brandenjs

Well I don’t know of any Park Tool I wouldn’t...

Well I don’t know of any Park Tool I wouldn’t pick up for $1.
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05-12-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14,684
Views: 3,522,346
Posted By brandenjs

That's funny you should say that. I have a...

That's funny you should say that. I have a standard Vent Noir in the stable. This one was converted to a later model Dura Ace group, but I kept all of the 1st gen/Crane Dura Ace group. ...
05-11-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14,684
Views: 3,522,346
Posted By brandenjs

A couple catches today. Nothing super fancy, but...

A couple catches today. Nothing super fancy, but solid. A Windsor mixte with some cool lug work and an 89 Schwinn Impact (love the black chrome paint on this). Should clean up nice and probably flip...
04-02-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 69,044
Views: 11,156,674
Posted By brandenjs

I just grabbed one of these (well the 855 model)....

I just grabbed one of these (well the 855 model). The elastomers are gone and I am replacing with the replacement springs. My first one and some cool designs on these. ...
03-30-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14,684
Views: 3,522,346
Posted By brandenjs

Picked up this 1993 Cannondale R400 at an auction...

Picked up this 1993 Cannondale R400 at an auction last night. Looks to be all original but storage was not nice to it. Somebody seemed to be using some gold paint around it so there are some spots...
03-18-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,555,005
Posted By brandenjs

That's a great video. Will come in handy when I...

That's a great video. Will come in handy when I start in on the elastomers. Thanks!
03-18-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,555,005
Posted By brandenjs

So this found it's way into my hands today. This...

So this found it's way into my hands today. This 1995 ProFlex 855 has a little bit of a race history. I was doing some research on Matt Quinn and found an interesting article on this man Wally Ghia....
02-13-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14,684
Views: 3,522,346
Posted By brandenjs

So I’m not a huge fan of shopping for bike parts...

So I’m not a huge fan of shopping for bike parts or supplies at the big box stores, but when you walk by the clearance rack at a Target and see 700x38 tires for $6 and 26x2.0 for $10 you just have to...
02-10-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 564,681
Posted By brandenjs

I knew that would be the first one anyone would...

I knew that would be the first one anyone would point out. LOL! That is the wifes bike from high school so it’s a sentimental thing.
02-06-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 186,909
Posted By brandenjs

I brought this home today. Purchased from the...

I brought this home today. Purchased from the original owners son and it has been garage kept since the late 80's. All original 294S (I'm guessing a 1985 model, but haven't taken off the cable guide...
02-06-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14,684
Views: 3,522,346
Posted By brandenjs

So this came home with me today. 1985 Ross...

So this came home with me today. 1985 Ross Signature 294S full Campy and all original even down to the Campy pedals and straps. Should clean up nicely. ...
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