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07-25-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By romperrr

How big of a tire do you reckon you could squeeze...

How big of a tire do you reckon you could squeeze in there?
07-25-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By romperrr

Do we have any idea what the tubing might be?...

Do we have any idea what the tubing might be? Campy dropouts point to something good...
07-22-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By romperrr

If cocabeach passes, I'd like to buy the stem and...

If cocabeach passes, I'd like to buy the stem and possibly bar.
07-21-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,021
Posted By romperrr

If you're in the market to sell, I'm interested...

If you're in the market to sell, I'm interested if the OP passes. Feel free to PM me a price.
07-14-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By romperrr

Nothing useful to add. Beautiful rack, I love the...

Nothing useful to add. Beautiful rack, I love the attachment points, they look strong and versitle
07-05-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By romperrr

Thank you!

Thank you!
07-05-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By romperrr

Do you mind sending close up pictures of how you...

Do you mind sending close up pictures of how you mounted the fenders? Please and thank you.
06-28-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By romperrr

Probably has room for some wiiiiiiide tires too...

Probably has room for some wiiiiiiide tires too...
06-28-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By romperrr

with that vintage and paint, I imagine they'd...

with that vintage and paint, I imagine they'd have no trouble getting their asking price. GLWS to your friend.
06-28-21, 01:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By romperrr

Wow, thankfully the TT is too long for me too,...

Wow, thankfully the TT is too long for me too, great deal on an interesting frame.
06-25-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 860
Posted By romperrr

I love Lemonds, great riding bikes and usually...

I love Lemonds, great riding bikes and usually spec'ed well.

Being a steel frame, I won't care about the dents.

Make sure it fits though, because Lemonds have long TT's.

I have no idea if...
06-25-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By romperrr

PM on the Mavic G40's

PM on the Mavic G40's
06-24-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By romperrr

I love reading these bike reviews with their...

I love reading these bike reviews with their detail on how frame design and geometry affect handling. Thanks for sharing!
06-23-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 463
Posted By romperrr

Thanks for the feedback. Why not just use large...

Thanks for the feedback. Why not just use large balls for both the front and rear then?

Obligatory AC/DC reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPlqLHcphyw
06-23-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 463
Posted By romperrr

What's the rationale for using different-sized...

What's the rationale for using different-sized balls in the front and back?
06-23-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By romperrr

Will the bars accept bar end shifters? Are the...

Will the bars accept bar end shifters? Are the Guidonnet levers still for sale?
06-22-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By romperrr

I'm not going to say I'm not tempted... distance...

I'm not going to say I'm not tempted... distance and too many projects are keeping me away, for now.
06-18-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 640
Posted By romperrr

Great build. Nice mixtes are hard to come by and...

Great build. Nice mixtes are hard to come by and this one is beautiful
06-17-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By romperrr

that's a lovely color, GLWS

that's a lovely color, GLWS
06-17-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 628
Posted By romperrr

Cynikal has as 56cm Cresta for sale in the sale...

Cynikal has as 56cm Cresta for sale in the sale thread. Looks sharp and has midfork braze ons
06-15-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 540
Posted By romperrr

Whatever you use, just remember to double the...

Whatever you use, just remember to double the thickness when doing calculations, eg a 1mm shim will add 2mm of thickness, as you're wrapping the shim around the bar. Might be elementary engineering...
06-11-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 560
Posted By romperrr

great rehab. I've always enjoy Alu treks from...

great rehab. I've always enjoy Alu treks from that era as well. Love the close up photograph of the shifter
06-10-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 62,996
Views: 9,602,285
Posted By romperrr

Mark Nobilette custom road bike 53cm - $400 ...

Mark Nobilette custom road bike 53cm - $400

Mark was/is (not sure) a custom builder in the Ann Arbor, MI area. Some nice parts hung on a nice frame.
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06-10-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 62,996
Views: 9,602,285
Posted By romperrr

Lemond "lugged" carbon steel. 53cm. I would check...

Lemond "lugged" carbon steel. 53cm. I would check it out if it was my size. Not cheap but interesting.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1426410194386804/
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06-10-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,558
Posted By romperrr

I'm not sure if this was already mentioned as I...

I'm not sure if this was already mentioned as I haven't combed through the 4 pages of discussion thus far, but I'll plug mid 80's Trek sport touring frames with 531 (main triangles at least) like the...
06-08-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By romperrr

given the clamp on cable guides, I'd guess late...

given the clamp on cable guides, I'd guess late 70's. Great score!
06-07-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By romperrr

Great build from a great seller. You're...

Great build from a great seller. You're encouraging me to finish up my Holdsworth build.

Enjoy it!
06-01-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By romperrr

That sounds like an awesome trip. Thanks for the...

That sounds like an awesome trip. Thanks for the report.
06-01-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By romperrr

These frames can be converted to 650b and with...

These frames can be converted to 650b and with fender eyelets, what's not to love?
06-01-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By romperrr

I know I'm going to need at least one pair, might...

I know I'm going to need at least one pair, might as well buy two... PM incoming!

Thank you for your service.
05-29-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 720
Posted By romperrr

Any of the top models from the Japanese marks,...

Any of the top models from the Japanese marks, beyond the ones mentioned above, Univega made some beautiful bikes. Well, they were built by Miyata, but still beautiful.
05-28-21, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By romperrr

Ah, I love the Blue Ridge! What section did you...

Ah, I love the Blue Ridge! What section did you do on your tour?
05-25-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 717
Posted By romperrr

Great score! I saw this posted and passed as I...

Great score! I saw this posted and passed as I have too many projects and it's a bit earlier than the era I normally seek out. Glad it got into the hands of a fellow forum member. Looking forward to...
05-24-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 507
Posted By romperrr

Love the color scheme on these bikes, very lovely...

Love the color scheme on these bikes, very lovely setup. Bravo!
05-21-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By romperrr

I have the crank you're looking for, but my big...

I have the crank you're looking for, but my big ring is bigger than you seek, on the up side, it's a Pug branded cankset, also in your preferred threading.

See pictures below, let me know if...
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By romperrr

Hi! I highly recommend posting your query in the...

Hi! I highly recommend posting your query in the appraisals section: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals/

Pictures and your location will be helpful to...
05-19-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,331
Posted By romperrr

Actually, I'll ask my question here for...

Actually, I'll ask my question here for everyone's benefit.

Can you confirm this is a touring model? the 930 model looks like it's the road racing model. Also, I can't seem to make sense of the...
05-19-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,331
Posted By romperrr

PM Incoming!

PM Incoming!
05-17-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By romperrr

wow, never seen anything like this before. Very...

wow, never seen anything like this before. Very cool! GLWS
05-17-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By romperrr

My first impression was a Colt as well based on...

My first impression was a Colt as well based on the nose.
05-12-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,998
Posted By romperrr

I'm in love, his work is beautiful.

I'm in love, his work is beautiful.
05-07-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,490
Posted By romperrr

Using the C'dale fork as a mediator between the...

Using the C'dale fork as a mediator between the polished Ti at black parts sounds promising to these ears.
05-04-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By romperrr

One size too big for me, drats. I've been pinning...

One size too big for me, drats. I've been pinning for a Pro/Team for some time now. GLWS
05-03-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 387,029
Posted By romperrr

Given the Brooks, bar end shifters, integrated...

Given the Brooks, bar end shifters, integrated hanger, 531 tubes; I'd say $300 is a fair price, maybe slightly more if someone really wants it. Also try the appraisals section.
04-30-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By romperrr

As a fixie rider, I can't believe he didn't have...

As a fixie rider, I can't believe he didn't have foot retention or brakes... Glad you seem to be okay.
04-30-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,271
Posted By romperrr

Great deal considering the parts, condition, and...

Great deal considering the parts, condition, and pedigree. Too big for me, which is fine, because I still need to build up my Moto GR.
04-19-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By romperrr

Consider paying for a membership and making a...

Consider paying for a membership and making a request in the Sales section, it's cheap and useful.
04-19-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By romperrr

Awesome, must have missed it on Sheldon's site. ...

Awesome, must have missed it on Sheldon's site.

Thanks!
04-19-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By romperrr

Raleigh Technium 420 - Seat Post Size?

Hello! I'm building up this bike for a friend. It came to me as a frame, does anybody know the seatpost size? searched Google and this forum and didn't find an answer. I'll send pictures of the...
04-19-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 703,895
Posted By romperrr

Yes! I was thinking about doing the exact thing....

Yes! I was thinking about doing the exact thing. Was the cage swap difficult?
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