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07-01-22, 04:13 PM
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Posted By madpogue

Good memory, I'll PM hazetguy

Good memory, I'll PM hazetguy
07-01-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 312
Posted By madpogue

Oh, I should post a pic one day of what some, er,...

Oh, I should post a pic one day of what some, er, large-ish gentleman did to a perfectly good and quite nice Concept One stem on a Univega Alpina Comp I bought at the thrift store, that someone had...
Forum: Commuting
07-01-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 388,742
Posted By madpogue

I can think of a few in my stable. '93 Trek 750,...

I can think of a few in my stable. '93 Trek 750, a lugged '91 Trek 730, perhaps even the Giant innova that was my wife's grocery-getter. No time to post pics. But IMHO, all the bikes featured here...
07-01-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 32,272
Posted By madpogue

Maruishi 1984 -...

Maruishi 1984 - https://hasbrouck.org/bike/Maruishi-1984.pdf
07-01-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 761
Posted By madpogue

I'm still confused whether there's even an issue....

I'm still confused whether there's even an issue. As said in post # 7, the original FD is bottom-pull, using the existing DT-mounted housing stop (it's actually a stop for the FD and a guide for the...
07-01-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By madpogue

I would throw in the Schwinn CrossCut and...

I would throw in the Schwinn CrossCut and (rare-ish) CrossPoint ca. 1990-1992, 700C-clad bikes with an MTB heart. Mine definitely doesn't "feel" like a commuter-ish hybrid.

Also, thanks...
07-01-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,285
Posted By madpogue

This is a cheat - I did the Detroit Belle Isle...

This is a cheat - I did the Detroit Belle Isle marathon ('round and 'round the island 40 times), 200 miles, on an '82 Trek 613. Why is it a cheat? The bike wasn't C&V at the time*, it was brand new....
07-01-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2,558
Views: 966,618
Posted By madpogue

Thanks T-Mar , that confirms my speculation. I...

Thanks T-Mar , that confirms my speculation. I usually come to that same conclusion with bikes that have a week/fortnight/month designator in the serial number, and that designator indicates...
07-01-22, 02:47 AM
Replies: 2,558
Views: 966,618
Posted By madpogue

Just picked up a 1986 or 1987 Cresta GT, touring...

Just picked up a 1986 or 1987 Cresta GT, touring road bike with Tange 2, early Suntour Accushift, and 27" wheels.
Serial number indicates it's 1986:
...
06-30-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 312
Posted By madpogue

That won't buff out.

That won't buff out.
06-30-22, 07:02 PM
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Posted By madpogue

Tallish Maruishi with yummy Golden Arrow -...

Tallish Maruishi with yummy Golden Arrow - https://madison.craigslist.org/bik/d/sun-prairie-maruishi-roadace-rx-road/7502025562.htmlMaruishi Roadace RX-7 Road Bike - $175 (Sun...
06-30-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,778
Posted By madpogue

Okay, that makes much more sense, and thank you....

Okay, that makes much more sense, and thank you. Definitely increases the comfort/confidence factor, but I'll still be prudent.

Agreed; it's already starting to pop, just where I've wiped it. Has...
06-30-22, 02:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,778
Posted By madpogue

So this is one I posted myself, so it may not...

So this is one I posted myself, so it may not qualify. Then again, I really posted it for others, but just couldn't resist it myself. And I can blame 52telecaster for failing to talk me out of it....
06-29-22, 11:28 PM
Replies: 69,806
Views: 11,358,992
Posted By madpogue

OMG someone go STEAL that ^^^^^^ Prologoue...

OMG someone go STEAL that ^^^^^^ Prologoue NOW....

Well, she followed me home. Is it apropos to post a find to that "bought on eBay/CL" thread for one you found/posted yourself? I'll toss...
06-29-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21,112
Views: 3,979,373
Posted By madpogue

Actually, cat-litter bucket panniers are YUGE in...

Actually, cat-litter bucket panniers are YUGE in the commuter community. Not exactly waterproof, but a d@mn site nearly so. Easy to clean out, rugged, etc. Good way to re-use hardware from old dead...
06-29-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 69,806
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Posted By madpogue

No S&S couplings (and two top tubes) on this...

No S&S couplings (and two top tubes) on this quad....
https://madisonauctionservice.hibid.com/lot/125297941/4-seated-bicycle-w--persons-seatsLot 1 | 4 Seated Bicycle w/ Persons Seats...
06-29-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 69,806
Views: 11,358,992
Posted By madpogue

SRSLY? I need to post a pic of mine in the...

SRSLY? I need to post a pic of mine in the appraisals section......
06-28-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 69,806
Views: 11,358,992
Posted By madpogue

madpogue , are you able to facilitate the pump in...

madpogue , are you able to facilitate the pump in Madison, Wisconsin?That would be great if so. If not anyone else able?[/QUOTE] Sorry, I couldn't do it. The pump is down in Brooklyn, a suburb/exurb...
06-27-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 69,806
Views: 11,358,992
Posted By madpogue

Period Silca Pista for a fiver - cross-posted to...

Period Silca Pista for a fiver - cross-posted to WW

https://madison.craigslist.org/bop/d/brooklyn-bike-pump-french-stem/7500444615.htmlbike pump french stem - $5...
06-27-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21,112
Views: 3,979,373
Posted By madpogue

Deserves a WW / Finds cross-post. WW on account...

Deserves a WW / Finds cross-post. WW on account of the text, price and self-evident cluelesness of the seller. Finds on account of, well, all the same. This is the entire ad.....
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06-27-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8,177
Views: 2,595,415
Posted By madpogue

Looks like a sort of false bi-plane. You can see...

Looks like a sort of false bi-plane. You can see an upper and lower horizontal section, but it appears solid in between.

And 12/1984 would be a 1985 model.
06-27-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,221
Posted By madpogue

OT, but why do people insist on lowering...

OT, but why do people insist on lowering otherwise perfectly good Microbuses?

Last time I was in a Microbus, that "67" would have been right-side-up (camping with dad/brother, dad rolled it on...
06-25-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,221
Posted By madpogue

Did someone say "frozen"? Lake Monona,...

Did someone say "frozen"?

Lake Monona, December 2019, that "freeze-thaw-freeze..." period that makes the lake shore a moonscape:...
06-24-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By madpogue

Excellent, much appreciated as always.

Excellent, much appreciated as always.
06-24-22, 02:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By madpogue

Cheap hub - anyone recognize this logo?

Doing a low-buck flip-build of a '94 Hard Rock sport, Not the original wheelset; I forget where this one came from. Pretty low-end, appear to be 3-piece aluminum, 7 caged balls in each bearing. Just...
06-24-22, 02:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By madpogue

Missed opportunity - they should have gotten...

Missed opportunity - they should have gotten "after" pics of all that pearly white stuff at the end of the test ride....
06-24-22, 01:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,221
Posted By madpogue

Lake Mendota (if you look real close, you can see...

Lake Mendota (if you look real close, you can see TV Lenny riding an e-bike off the dock into the lake, on the opposite shore....)...
06-23-22, 05:46 PM
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Posted By madpogue

[/color][/QUOTE] ....which I guess means my 30-lb...

[/color][/QUOTE] ....which I guess means my 30-lb MTBs are "very light"....
06-22-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 69,806
Views: 11,358,992
Posted By madpogue

Oh stop trying to talk me into it. Just because I...

Oh stop trying to talk me into it. Just because I don't have a canti tourer yet... and it's Tange 2... and it's a 40-spoke rear...
06-22-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 69,806
Views: 11,358,992
Posted By madpogue

Mid '80s (?) Nishiki tourer with cantis and...

Mid '80s (?) Nishiki tourer with cantis and cheerios, only thing ickier than the flat bar is the computer install job. Seller thinks the blinking lights embedded in the saddle are the deal-maker....
06-22-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 69,806
Views: 11,358,992
Posted By madpogue

I was about to say, they don't look like any...

I was about to say, they don't look like any U-brake I've seen. But....

Cool, that 'splains it. Something totally new to me, would be a good addition to that recent "componenta obscura" thread....
06-22-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 69,806
Views: 11,358,992
Posted By madpogue

Poor thing, rode hard and not even put away, just...

Poor thing, rode hard and not even put away, just left out wet. Trying to figure out what that brake is, marginally resembes a roller-cam, but it's not (least I don't think it is, wouldn't imagine...
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ Dang stupid forum site only lets me "Like"...

^^^^^ Dang stupid forum site only lets me "Like" the post once....
06-21-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2,407
Views: 571,709
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ OMG the original water bottle is probably a...

^^^^^ OMG the original water bottle is probably a collector item unto itself. The whole bike is something of a time capsule.

I wouldn't be surprised if those were pretty similar to the 613/614...
06-19-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 69,806
Views: 11,358,992
Posted By madpogue

If height were the only factor in bicycle sizing,...

If height were the only factor in bicycle sizing, if men and women of equal height had, overall, the same proportions, then this would be a valid point. But proportion of height is what...
06-18-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 69,806
Views: 11,358,992
Posted By madpogue

Who knew Miyata built tandems? But there it is,...

Who knew Miyata built tandems? But there it is, in the '92 catalog on ragandbone. Overpriced, given what we've seen lately with tandems.

But srsly, a vertical shot of a TANDEM? (smh)
...
06-14-22, 11:52 PM
Replies: 21,112
Views: 3,979,373
Posted By madpogue

....and not 29 feet long.

....and not 29 feet long.
06-14-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 558
Posted By madpogue

Cool, and about what I expected time-wise. That...

Cool, and about what I expected time-wise. That lettering/branding of the word SCHWINN depicted on the van matches my stable of '89-'92s (eek, better not reveal how many....).
06-14-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 558
Posted By madpogue

Double it and add 30..... Actually, to...

Double it and add 30.....

Actually, to simplify on Steve's math, it's basically a skip-tooth chainring, so 57 teeth spaced at 1 inch would, in our 1/2-inch-chain world, equate to 114 teeth.
...
06-14-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By madpogue

^^^^ Some of those photos were definitely a few...

^^^^ Some of those photos were definitely a few steak and kidney pies ago......
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ +1; as an actual rider, they're the spawn...

^^^^^ +1; as an actual rider, they're the spawn of Satan. There's no manual override, and the way they shift to larger cogs (lower gears) in response to load, it's always too late. I rode once with a...
06-13-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 452
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^^ +1 I opened this thread fully expecting an...

^^^^^^ +1 I opened this thread fully expecting an inquiry/request for a pair of DP shoes for an eroica ride somewhere.
06-12-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 558
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^^ Fork's bent.

^^^^^^ Fork's bent.
06-11-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 69,806
Views: 11,358,992
Posted By madpogue

[/h1]Looks like 0168 on the headbadge, so yeah,...

[/h1]Looks like 0168 on the headbadge, so yeah, Jan 1988. NO bids! Pick-up only is a real impediment, but they prob don't want the liability of properly packing/shipping a frameset. Watch for a...
06-11-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 69,806
Views: 11,358,992
Posted By madpogue

Coupla yummy framesets.... ...

Coupla yummy framesets....

https://madison.craigslist.org/bop/d/mequon-1987-schwinn-prologue-frame-set/7490900134.html1987 Schwinn Prologue Frame-set -...
06-09-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By madpogue

So that's what my thrift-store queen from a few...

So that's what my thrift-store queen from a few years back (https://www.bikeforums.net/20642932-post66.html) looked like before it was jacked into a geezer-glider and thrashed to within an inch of...
06-09-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 691
Posted By madpogue

Based on the catalogues on retrobike.co.uk, it...

Based on the catalogues on retrobike.co.uk, it looks like perhaps a '96 970 or something similar.
06-06-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 870
Posted By madpogue

Gotta try this on an old $10 Tempo frame I've...

Gotta try this on an old $10 Tempo frame I've been neglecting/ignoring....

Sorry, mine's the tame red/white '86, but I love the above-mentioned idea of rocking an MV just to p!$$ off the...
06-06-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 691
Posted By madpogue

Re. # 5 above, the close-up shot is a little too...

Re. # 5 above, the close-up shot is a little too close up to be sure, but the straddle cable angle does look pretty "steep" to me. A slightly wider shot showing the whole straddle, up to where the...
06-06-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By madpogue

Which one fits you better? Which one do find to...

Which one fits you better? Which one do find to be your "go to" bike?

If economics are a factor in the downsizing, which one would fetch more?
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