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06-18-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,382
Posted By Dylansbob

Very rare. Raleigh Capri with Stayer geometry.

Very rare. Raleigh Capri with Stayer geometry.
06-13-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By Dylansbob

Mavic GP4 rims -- 32h

One appears NOS. The other was carefully detensioned from a wheel. Doesn't look like tires have ever been attached, some light shelf wear. Asking $old paypal plus shipping which appears to be...
Replies: 18
Views: 538
Posted By Dylansbob

Wow, I think I remember seeing those in the...

Wow, I think I remember seeing those in the magazines. Late 90s, I believe. Sorry no other info in my head about them other than a super cool bike with some questionable "upgrades"
06-11-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14,750
Views: 3,556,953
Posted By Dylansbob

And I went back, as I couldn't get the DuraAce...

And I went back, as I couldn't get the DuraAce AX crank/pedals they had out of my mind. Also got a Campy dish gauge and Park headtube straightener (!?!) that no one else wanted...
06-11-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14,750
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Posted By Dylansbob

Had a good day at our Co-op's garage sale. Not...

Had a good day at our Co-op's garage sale. Not many people are into vintage lightweights, so I bought some of the crap that hadn't sold in last years sale. The satan crank would have probably...
06-05-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 19,040
Views: 2,361,900
Posted By Dylansbob

Nothing but cyclists (and I'm sure ebikes, ...

Nothing but cyclists (and I'm sure ebikes, somebodies going to make a killing renting them nearby) and pedestrians from here out. I can't say I noticed any speedbumps, once onto 5 mile.
Way...
06-05-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19,040
Views: 2,361,900
Posted By Dylansbob

Our co-op's fundraising hill ride was today and...

Our co-op's fundraising hill ride was today and it showed me exactly where my legs are. After getting drenched on my way there, it dried out for most of the ride. I had put on a 26t and...
06-04-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 755
Posted By Dylansbob

Free water at Wall Drug, always worth a stop.

Free water at Wall Drug, always worth a stop.
06-02-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 819
Posted By Dylansbob

Ugh, I came so close to buying this.... ...

Ugh, I came so close to buying this....

But I'm glad someone with the vision (and parts) for the great period build got it.
06-01-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 658
Posted By Dylansbob

I had that problem that I traced back to a crappy...

I had that problem that I traced back to a crappy Wolftooth binder not holding at recommended torque. Looks shiny though.
05-29-22, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19,040
Views: 2,361,900
Posted By Dylansbob

Our co-op is doing a fundraising ride of the...

Our co-op is doing a fundraising ride of the nastiest hills in town next weekend. So I did a prepatory ascent of arguably the nastiest, 18-24% for 2.5 blocks....
05-27-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By Dylansbob

Can anyone ID this bottle cage?

It just doesn't ring any bells in my brain. I *think* it's ti. No markings that I can find.
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05-24-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By Dylansbob

Picked up a Masi today. Nuova Strada with Galli

Looks like an mid-to-late 80s model to me, but I'm having trouble accessing the catalogs on the vintage Masi page. The Galli group is definately something you don't see very often. Seatpost and...
05-22-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14,750
Views: 3,556,953
Posted By Dylansbob

Wow, My hunch played out with a nice British...

Wow, My hunch played out with a nice British buider. It looks like it had been a higher end bike that was "upgraded" in the 80s to (Suntour) index shifting and a (Shimano) triple. Original...
05-22-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14,750
Views: 3,556,953
Posted By Dylansbob

Going to buy this in a few hours. It's cheap...

Going to buy this in a few hours. It's cheap enough that the barcons/triple are worth the cost, but I have a hunch it's something decent...
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05-21-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By Dylansbob

I had a very nice sport touring model. It was...

I had a very nice sport touring model. It was one of the first (and only) bikes I ever bought from shopgoodwill, somehow no one in Seattle thought it was worth $100. I'd assumed that it was a...
05-17-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By Dylansbob

Uhh, just run the same chainline as the triple....

Uhh, just run the same chainline as the triple. If it's the correct one, your inner 110 ring should be in the middle of the cassette/freewheel.

Or just trial and error. It pays to have a dozen or...
05-15-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,987
Posted By Dylansbob

I always think of Varsitys when I see this setup.

I always think of Varsitys when I see this setup.
05-14-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19,040
Views: 2,361,900
Posted By Dylansbob

Actually pictures from last weeks ride when the...

Actually pictures from last weeks ride when the weather was nice enough for me to get this out. My phone finally cooperated enough for me to upload them.
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05-14-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7,633
Views: 838,870
Posted By Dylansbob

With inflation, I figured it's never going to be...

With inflation, I figured it's never going to be a better time to buy Nitto. Bikewagon's ebay shop must have gotten in a shipment as they had both the stem length and handlebar width I like. Of...
05-09-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 669
Posted By Dylansbob

So what did I buy this time? 80s Raleigh 531c

I dragged this one home today. Suntour Cyclone friction/Aero Compe. Pretty grungy, but I think it'll clean up well enough. These were made in UK for Raleigh USA as I understand it. I like...
Forum: Foo
05-02-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,236
Posted By Dylansbob

I kinda feel that way about Specialized. Part...

I kinda feel that way about Specialized. Part of it was the shop I worked in and part is/was the company.

That being said, I just had to order 20 tubes from them since they had my size for...
04-30-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By Dylansbob

That was my "Gateway bike", except mine was a...

That was my "Gateway bike", except mine was a 480. I bought it in '88, after the PO had installed a 105 6spd index set. Rode thousands of miles around north central IN, did a century at 16 on...
04-18-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 340,257
Posted By Dylansbob

I have always wanted a big fluffy orange tabbie, ...

I have always wanted a big fluffy orange tabbie, I grew up a couple miles from where Garfield's creator lives and my mother went to school with him. We've had 14 cats through our house in the...
04-17-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5,142
Views: 580,573
Posted By Dylansbob

It seems whenever I'm really stressed, I make...

It seems whenever I'm really stressed, I make lowball offers to susceptible cool bikes on the local sites. My problem tavern on the block had a couple fights, a car crash, and a shooting that...
04-15-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,029
Posted By Dylansbob

That's almost as classic of advertising as the...

That's almost as classic of advertising as the "backwards fork" you see on so many BSOs
04-14-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 10,519
Posted By Dylansbob

I rode the farm lands of north central IN as a...

I rode the farm lands of north central IN as a teen in the late 80s, usually doing 20-40m of farm roads. One evening I was late getting home after getting clipped and waking up in the ditch a...
Forum: Foo
04-13-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 980
Posted By Dylansbob

I attended their "Division Bell" stop in Indy. ...

I attended their "Division Bell" stop in Indy. I have very, very little recollection of that night....
04-12-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By Dylansbob

One man's "cosmetically challenged" is another's...

One man's "cosmetically challenged" is another's "low profile" daily rider.

If I weren't already swimming in bikes, this is the kind of thing I'd be all over. Build it funky and just keep...
04-06-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,398
Posted By Dylansbob

I like low-trail and am always tinkering to get...

I like low-trail and am always tinkering to get the handling I want. I have two modern forks that both have over 2.5" of rake. One is the "beauty", a 1st version Electra Ticino. Chromo with...
04-05-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14,750
Views: 3,556,953
Posted By Dylansbob

Another knee-jerk reaction to a higher-end rigid...

Another knee-jerk reaction to a higher-end rigid mtb for cost of a tank of gas. All original down to the Deore DX pedals and funky tapered TCO post. Made in Japan, I assume Panasonic. I...
04-04-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7,633
Views: 838,870
Posted By Dylansbob

impulse ebay purchase while my wife was out of...

impulse ebay purchase while my wife was out of town. I have a set on the Pina that I really like the feel of. No idea where they'll go, but they are nice looking.
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04-04-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By Dylansbob

50.4 chainrings are never going to be...

50.4 chainrings are never going to be "cheap"
04-03-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,018
Posted By Dylansbob

That Gordon....

That Gordon....
04-02-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,438
Posted By Dylansbob

Just to confirm jingy2 post, I got my "raw"...

Just to confirm jingy2 post, I got my "raw" one today from Velostuf. He had these laser-cut and are available either ready to go, or the unbent, diy version seen below.
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04-01-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,811
Posted By Dylansbob

Park pin spanners work perfect for holding the...

Park pin spanners work perfect for holding the tape. I'd always keep one in my pocket whenever I did tape jobs at the shop because you knew the phone would ring.
04-01-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By Dylansbob

Looks a lot like a '73 World Voyageur with the...

Looks a lot like a '73 World Voyageur with the chromed lugs and most of kit.
04-01-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,811
Posted By Dylansbob

I've tried silicone a couple times. I'm not a...

I've tried silicone a couple times. I'm not a fan of the feel, but my problem was it tore on the edge of the brake lever body.

You used to see a lot of Benotto and cotton wrapped top-down. ...
03-31-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By Dylansbob

We used a rubber mallet at my last shop job. I...

We used a rubber mallet at my last shop job. I routinely had to whack cranksets on low level specialized to keep them from rubbing on the fd. Satisfying.
03-29-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 983
Posted By Dylansbob

That's what I did, but I keep thinking I'll...

That's what I did, but I keep thinking I'll rebuild it and ride it a bit just to see how long it takes for the crack to grow.
03-28-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By Dylansbob

Whoa! A Super Record-Rally rear derailleur. ...

Whoa! A Super Record-Rally rear derailleur. Not something you see everyday.
03-27-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By Dylansbob

A scruffy Italian -- '89 Pinarello Montello Mavic build

I scored this Pin a couple years ago in one of my greatest finds. An honest, ridden-and-loved example. After riding it for a few weeks, it suffered a classic ~1mm handlebar swing ding. ...
03-27-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 45,200
Posted By Dylansbob

Connie Carpenter's early 80s "Puch" track. ...

Connie Carpenter's early 80s "Puch" track. Looking forward to getting this out this summer. Can't help wonder who the builder was.
...
03-26-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5,142
Views: 580,573
Posted By Dylansbob

I recently got one step closer to completing a...

I recently got one step closer to completing a long term project... Tomorrow I need to cobble together a functional washer.
...
03-23-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By Dylansbob

I'm in my late 40s, diagnosed with spinal...

I'm in my late 40s, diagnosed with spinal stenosis several years ago after badly herniating a few discs. My father has had at least 3 surgeries for it as well. He's never really done any of the...
03-19-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By Dylansbob

After cutting the legs out of their dealer...

After cutting the legs out of their dealer network, classic Sinyard.
03-15-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By Dylansbob

My wife keeps enabling me....

So a few days after I bought a cheap Guerciotti without approval (remember I'm still sitting on a hoarding situation with too many bikes....), I spy a very cheap Trek T1000 tandem. Since my wife...
03-13-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,357
Posted By Dylansbob

I'd call it "period correct" ...

I'd call it "period correct"

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Forum: Foo
03-13-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 629
Posted By Dylansbob

My wife and I moved to the PNW to get away from...

My wife and I moved to the PNW to get away from family. No surprise visits when you're 2000 miles away.
03-13-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,087
Posted By Dylansbob

I'm a cork guy, myself. cheap and plentiful, ...

I'm a cork guy, myself. cheap and plentiful, I learned after dinging at TT with a handlebar swing to always keep something in to protect against having that happen again.
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