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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
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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: 953,688
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...
02-28-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 953,688
Posted By brandenjs

Picking up a Nishiki Pro tomorrow. I believe it...

Picking up a Nishiki Pro tomorrow. I believe it is an ONP. Pics and info to follow.
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, 06:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,545
Posted By brandenjs

It was great. Good attendance and I had great...

It was great. Good attendance and I had great luck as a vendor. Sold 7 out of 8 bikes and a bunch of small parts and accessories. I was very generous on sales also, needed to clear some things out. I...
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...
02-12-22, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By brandenjs

Absolutely grab it for $25. I got lucky with this...

Absolutely grab it for $25. I got lucky with this Vent Noir a few years back. While picking up a couple Craigslist bikes from one seller he said if I take them all I could just take this "old" black...
02-12-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,538
Posted By brandenjs

Loaded and ready to go. Stop, Swap and Save! ...

Loaded and ready to go. Stop, Swap and Save!

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02-04-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,538
Posted By brandenjs

Weather is looking good. I have a large spot and...

Weather is looking good. I have a large spot and will have around 8 or 9 bikes and a couple tables of parts and accessories all priced to sell. I need to clear some space in the bike shop. A couple...
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...
01-31-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,538
Posted By brandenjs

I have a spot at this one this year on Feb.13th....

I have a spot at this one this year on Feb.13th. A bunch of bikes, parts and goodies for sale. Hope it has a big turnout.
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01-23-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,545
Posted By brandenjs

Refresh of this post. The Swap is scheduled for...

Refresh of this post. The Swap is scheduled for Feb.13th this year. Hope it has a big turn out. I got a big spot and have plenty to clear out. Several nice bikes and a bunch of parts and goodies. Who...
01-19-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10,210
Views: 1,260,932
Posted By brandenjs

Yes, It's right on the edge of being too big for...

Yes, It's right on the edge of being too big for me. I usually ride a 58, but I do like a taller bike. I could probably force myself to enjoy it :). It has some bumps and scars from the years, but...
01-18-22, 04:50 PM
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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
Replies: 14,684
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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: 939,506
Posted By brandenjs

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12-16-21, 07:59 PM
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Views: 765,915
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. ...
12-15-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 69,044
Views: 11,156,763
Posted By brandenjs

I have been on the lookout for one of these, but...

I have been on the lookout for one of these, but too far away for me. I worked for Saturn for 15 years and do not recall any promotional bikes being given out. I would definitely have one. I did...
12-14-21, 05:33 PM
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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
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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
Views: 564,685
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: 105,040
Posted By brandenjs

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12-09-21, 07:51 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

Going to pick up a 1994 Schwinn High Timber SS...

Going to pick up a 1994 Schwinn High Timber SS tomorrow from an auction I won. From research they are on the top end of the 1994 line just under the Paramount. only have a couple bad pictures of it....
12-05-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 625
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Posted By brandenjs

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11-28-21, 05:59 PM
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Posted By brandenjs

I know they do not have a card holder option, but...

I know they do not have a card holder option, but I have several handlebar mounts (I use the Out front mount and the regular Handlebar mount) and a stick on mount for the car. They are durable and...
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
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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, 06:05 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 105,040
Posted By brandenjs

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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.
10-14-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 69,044
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Posted By brandenjs

I have two of those bottles and even though they...

I have two of those bottles and even though they are cracked, I just don't have the heart to trash them. I'm not sure why???
10-12-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14,684
Views: 3,522,367
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: 292,062
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
Replies: 120
Views: 6,858
Posted By brandenjs

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10-06-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By brandenjs

Ross tends to have a love/hate following on the...

Ross tends to have a love/hate following on the forums. Mainly because they did have some very low end bikes in their days, but then they have a pretty good American company story. Regardless, they...
10-01-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 976,431
Posted By brandenjs

I had this 1985 for several years and loved it....

I had this 1985 for several years and loved it. Had to clear out a couple bikes and I think I regret it now. Nice score!...
09-07-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 292,062
Posted By brandenjs

Yes, those are easy fixes. A little small for me...

Yes, those are easy fixes. A little small for me also, but it does catch an eye so it should be easy to flip.
09-06-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 564,685
Posted By brandenjs

Cleaning up this old Puch US Series Toledo....

Cleaning up this old Puch US Series Toledo. Everything is cleaning nicely except the front wheel. Plenty of rust work on that one. ...
08-31-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 292,062
Posted By brandenjs

I saw that ad also. I have a soft spot for these...

I saw that ad also. I have a soft spot for these Schwinns. The ad said it had a bent front wheel. Did you have a spare or is it this one?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 516,905
Posted By brandenjs

Oh no, that got adjusted down very quickly. This...

Oh no, that got adjusted down very quickly. This is right when I brought it out and I just installed the saddle. No need for that kind of discomfort.
08-30-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,084
Posted By brandenjs

Well this is a thread that has been reignited. I...

Well this is a thread that has been reignited. I just sold this 294S with full Campy Triomphe group. Hope I don't regret it. It was fun to rebuild and cleaned up very well....
08-26-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,555,031
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....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 516,905
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...
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