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01-29-23, 12:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,224
Posted By AdventureManCO

Wow, let's see the whole bike. Looking awesome.

Wow, let's see the whole bike. Looking awesome.
01-27-23, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 418
Posted By AdventureManCO

I don't even know who that is, so it is still...

I don't even know who that is, so it is still lost on me haha.
01-24-23, 06:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,038
Posted By AdventureManCO

And I don't really have a standout favorite, so...

And I don't really have a standout favorite, so at least I'm hopefully not super biased either!
01-24-23, 08:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,971
Posted By AdventureManCO

nlerner wow thanks for that fascinating bit of...

nlerner wow thanks for that fascinating bit of history with your sales receipt. That would have been $1000 in ‘todays’ money.

OP, for what it is worth, the Trek 400 series came up several times in...
01-21-23, 10:25 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,038
Posted By AdventureManCO

Also, looks like I found a couple new threads of...

Also, looks like I found a couple new threads of 'favorites'. I'm going to edit the list a little.
01-21-23, 10:03 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,038
Posted By AdventureManCO

merziac thank you for this, that was a fanstastic...

merziac thank you for this, that was a fanstastic read. I'm not sure that is the story though, although it may be. If it is a different one, that may be even more praise for Raleigh than originally...
01-20-23, 12:02 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,038
Posted By AdventureManCO

Yep, totally agree. And pretty impossible, at...

Yep, totally agree. And pretty impossible, at least from a sanity/preserve-the-marriage standpoint. In one of my posts above, I mention the word exposure, and that's exactly what I was referencing....
01-19-23, 10:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,038
Posted By AdventureManCO

And now for some thoughts... Something to...

And now for some thoughts...


Something to mention right off the bat is that you'll notice some of the selections have a full brand name and model listed, where others simply list a brand. Some...
01-19-23, 10:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,038
Posted By AdventureManCO

Okay, so here is the entire list. Take in all in,...

Okay, so here is the entire list. Take in all in, pour over it. There is a lot to digest here. Below we'll start talking more about framesets and models, as well as some interesting takeaways and...
01-19-23, 09:53 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,038
Posted By AdventureManCO

And finally, the moment every...bike...

And finally, the moment every...bike nerd...really into old bikes...who just happens to be visiting this forum tonight...has been waiting for! The King of the Hill! Numero Uno! The Creme de la Creme!...
01-19-23, 09:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,038
Posted By AdventureManCO

Coming in at # dos for the 'best bike you've ever...

Coming in at # dos for the 'best bike you've ever ridden, we have, what many here may have suspected was going to come in at #1. You probably already know what's coming...



Raleigh!!!


Out...
01-19-23, 09:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,038
Posted By AdventureManCO

And in 3rd place for the the most frequently...

And in 3rd place for the the most frequently mentioned brand for 'the best bike you've ever ridden', we have....



Schwinn!!!


Out of a total of 303 bicycles recorded, Schwinn comes in 3rd...
01-19-23, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 601,226
Posted By AdventureManCO

WOW quite an intro! TX900?

WOW quite an intro! TX900?
01-19-23, 08:05 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,038
Posted By AdventureManCO

Aww come on:) not knowing is half the fun! ...

Aww come on:) not knowing is half the fun!

It definitely happened, as evidenced by my wife asking "what are you doing there?" multiple times, and me trying to answer as generically as possibly so...
01-19-23, 07:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 659
Posted By AdventureManCO

Wow, excellent work. On these older bikes, so...

Wow, excellent work. On these older bikes, so much emphasis is put on saving the original paint. You did that, and more. Great job!
01-18-23, 10:29 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,380
Posted By AdventureManCO

Respect.

Respect.
01-18-23, 10:17 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,038
Posted By AdventureManCO

The verdict is in...or is it? The cumulative list of our favorite/best bikes...

I took off work today, and it is super snowy outside and nothing really to do, so I got nerdy. I really enjoy those 'favorite ride' and 'whats your #1' and 'best ride ever' type threads, so I poured...
01-18-23, 05:37 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,080
Posted By AdventureManCO

We think alike! I also would not turn down what...

We think alike! I also would not turn down what appears to be the only year for a full Reynold 853 Lemond to come with a steel fork.
01-14-23, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By AdventureManCO

Simply lovely.

Simply lovely.
01-10-23, 10:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 895
Posted By AdventureManCO

Great job with the experimenting. Interesting...

Great job with the experimenting. Interesting (and cool!) to hear about the Suntour indexing. I tried a Cyclone M II long cage on a 6-speed indexed system, and unfortunately it did not work, but...
01-10-23, 10:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,733
Posted By AdventureManCO

Super Courses are great bikes. I enjoy my '73...

Super Courses are great bikes. I enjoy my '73 and it did me well on the Tweed Ride we did late last year...
...
01-10-23, 10:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,450
Posted By AdventureManCO

This is completely awesome and I'm going to see...

This is completely awesome and I'm going to see if we have any large rooftop (HVAC) blower wheel shafts sitting around the warehouse that were returned that I could snag for this purpose in case I...
01-10-23, 10:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,450
Posted By AdventureManCO

Very kind of you sir. If you get a shipping...

Very kind of you sir. If you get a shipping quote on a box of this stuff, let me know and I'll cover it so you're not out anything! I've been doing lots of research, picking up some good tips. ...
01-09-23, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 838
Posted By AdventureManCO

Wow, sure got into the right hands. Great job...

Wow, sure got into the right hands. Great job and kudos for your efforts in saving it and bringing it back to its potential! Three thumbs up:thumb::thumb::thumb:
01-06-23, 11:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,220
Posted By AdventureManCO

Something about it that I just dig.

Something about it that I just dig.
01-06-23, 09:35 PM
01-06-23, 09:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,710
Posted By AdventureManCO

That's the stuff!!! ...

That's the stuff!!!

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My daughter got me one for this Christmas - above is a...
01-06-23, 07:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,710
Posted By AdventureManCO

Your son's use of color is refreshing! How old? ...

Your son's use of color is refreshing! How old? I've got a 9 and 11 yr old.
01-04-23, 09:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 714
Posted By AdventureManCO

Yep, know the feeling. I've had a Trek 600 on...

Yep, know the feeling. I've had a Trek 600 on the hangars that I picked up a few weeks ago and got so stir crazy just looking at it (hadn't ridden it yet), I just yanked it off the hooks and took it...
01-03-23, 09:57 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,721
Posted By AdventureManCO

Wow, 750 bikes. Did you keep any sort of a list?...

Wow, 750 bikes. Did you keep any sort of a list? Were a lot of those bikes that passed through a co-op or something, or from running a donation program. What was it about the Cimarron that beat...
01-02-23, 08:47 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,721
Posted By AdventureManCO

Question for you - What year is this bike? I...

Question for you - What year is this bike? I don't know much about Cinellis, but I'm trying to learn more. Is this a Supercorsa? Are their certain years or generations that have are considered...
Replies: 34
Views: 1,171
Posted By AdventureManCO

Looks like it has been sitting in the weather for...

Looks like it has been sitting in the weather for some time, but still definitely worthy of TLC and getting roadworthy. I'm in agreement w/ Bianchigirll
01-02-23, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By AdventureManCO

Hopefully the next bike nerd who 'discovers' it...

Hopefully the next bike nerd who 'discovers' it at that same shop, who is also shorter than you, gets to buy it and cherish it and has gratitude for the fact that someone such as you may have passed...
01-02-23, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 337
Posted By AdventureManCO

Yep, it was right in that 25-26lb range. It...

Yep, it was right in that 25-26lb range. It would probably be easy to drop a lb or two here or there if it turns out you really liked the ride. I enjoyed mine for the old school, old bike feel and...
12-31-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 15,013
Views: 3,685,757
Posted By AdventureManCO

LOL...said on 12/31. Well played.

LOL...said on 12/31. Well played.
12-31-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 337
Posted By AdventureManCO

Awesome! I had this same bike, in this same...

Awesome! I had this same bike, in this same color, albeit in size 57cm or 58cm I believe. I commuted on it for a while. While I found it a bit heavy, it was a smooth rider. You are sure to enjoy...
12-31-22, 12:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By AdventureManCO

I remember you posting this bike in one of the...

I remember you posting this bike in one of the big Lotus threads when I was doing a dive on them.

Great job on the handlebar, and I can't possibly comment on the handlebar without mentioning the...
12-30-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,721
Posted By AdventureManCO

Your #1, and why

Happy Friday all!

First of all, I suppose I'm asking because right now I don't have a #1. I have about 12 bikes, from 1968 to about 1998. Each time I go out to look at the stable, 1/2 the bikes...
12-29-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 311,165
Posted By AdventureManCO

Here is my mid-90s 750. Just a fantastic...

Here is my mid-90s 750. Just a fantastic bicycle, rides so smooth. Looked everywhere for some mx style handlebars, and something that would work with a 31.8 stem. Then I found a pic and the owner...
12-28-22, 10:56 PM
Replies: 74,068
Views: 12,041,586
Posted By AdventureManCO

I have one of these, albeit a few sizes smaller -...

I have one of these, albeit a few sizes smaller - a superb bicycle.
12-28-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 601,226
Posted By AdventureManCO

Here is my Clang find - 1983 Trek 600 with...

Here is my Clang find - 1983 Trek 600 with updated 105 groupset - from original owner. This is from when I first picked it up:
...
12-28-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 601,226
Posted By AdventureManCO

75lechamp , you were telling me about this bike...

75lechamp , you were telling me about this bike on our ride, but it is really nice to see pictures. It looks to be in fabulous condition, and fun to see what I might want to do w/ mine as far as bar...
12-26-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,952
Posted By AdventureManCO

jamesdak correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe...

jamesdak correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe it is a small metal platform that holds the NDS pedal with a small slot cut out for the pedal axle and in essence 'hooks' the petal and makes for a...
12-24-22, 02:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,952
Posted By AdventureManCO

jamesdak Where are you at now? Any new...

jamesdak

Where are you at now? Any new updates? This thread is absolutely wild...and a great read for someone who hasn't read it yet. There has to be some new updates.

And, while I feel like I...
12-23-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,705
Posted By AdventureManCO

1 picture of the most beautiful paint/powdercoat job you've ever seen or had.

Friends,

I'm looking for finish ideas for a potential project. It is still a ways off, but I'm interested in finding a really beautiful color that is going to pop. Could be paint or powdercoat,...
12-23-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 584
Posted By AdventureManCO

I did the exact same thing on my PX-10 - it has...

I did the exact same thing on my PX-10 - it has the simplex hangar, but I threw a claw on there and put a Shimano 105 RD on there - it works beautifully and I never think about it.

Sounds like the...
12-23-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,959
Posted By AdventureManCO

26 posts in and I'm the first to mention Simplex...

26 posts in and I'm the first to mention Simplex fd delrin housings? What is this forum coming to.

EDIT: Actually, if someone can please 3D print of copy of the Nivex copy that Jan is doing, I'll...
12-23-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 993
Posted By AdventureManCO

Really beautiful bike, sir. And in my size. I...

Really beautiful bike, sir. And in my size. I hadn't even really considered a Paramount previously, as I had considered most of them out of my price range, but this one is for sure priced right.
...
12-22-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 838
Posted By AdventureManCO

No way. I'm already loving it. If you've taken...

No way. I'm already loving it. If you've taken something and improved it, none of it is wasted effort and I respect the heck out of it. cudak888 took it and improved it a great deal, first and...
12-21-22, 10:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 838
Posted By AdventureManCO

Whoa, that is an amazing transformation. I'd be...

Whoa, that is an amazing transformation. I'd be really interested in some detail shots of where you either did repairs or repainting. From what I saw in that other thread, there was quite a bit of...
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