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09-18-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By PilotFishBob

I've used one of those tap/thread inserts for an...

I've used one of those tap/thread inserts for an NR crank I picked up that had the thread stripped on the drive side.. Unfortunately the project it was for changed and the crank hasn't seen use yet...
09-10-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 64,035
Views: 9,881,009
Posted By PilotFishBob

For once, a misspelling is actually appropriate....

For once, a misspelling is actually appropriate. On top of this you certainly will have a vantage point.
09-07-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 64,035
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Looks like and equipped with the same gruppo as...

Looks like and equipped with the same gruppo as my '89 Giro.
08-28-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,452
Posted By PilotFishBob

That bike is so nice it hurts.

That bike is so nice it hurts.
08-28-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 64,035
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Posted By PilotFishBob

At least they didn't Drew it. That would have...

At least they didn't Drew it. That would have been a tragedy.
08-28-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By PilotFishBob

I have two Rolls, I like them both very much. I...

I have two Rolls, I like them both very much. I also have a crap ton of Brooks saddles and I love them too. I'm fortunate, my posterior is relatively adaptable. A description which sounds weird now...
08-25-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 25,948
Posted By PilotFishBob

Beautiful morning on an empty bike path with The...

Beautiful morning on an empty bike path with The Beast.


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08-24-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 64,035
Views: 9,881,009
Posted By PilotFishBob

Bianchi Rekord, $150. Pretty bike, celeste and...

Bianchi Rekord, $150. Pretty bike, celeste and chrome. If it were in my area I'd get it for a vintage-curious friend. Definitely an inconvenient location.
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08-21-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By PilotFishBob

Wow

Wow
08-21-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 856
Posted By PilotFishBob

Green and black appear to be the two colors for...

Green and black appear to be the two colors for 1969 and 70. I have the black version, serial number indicates it's a 1970. Raleigh Olympic Head badge, gold paint details long faded. Previous owner...
08-11-21, 02:03 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Small '72 Raleigh Competition in the Atlanta...

Small '72 Raleigh Competition in the Atlanta area, I've always liked this style of lug. Seller unfortunately only offers closeup pics, no overall view. IMO, $180 is a bit much considering its...
08-08-21, 06:40 PM
08-08-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 925
Posted By PilotFishBob

Looks like I misspoke in my case. I remember them...

Looks like I misspoke in my case. I remember them going very snugly, but it looks like that was at the pinch points. Here's a fore-and-aft shot, it's definitely a bit loose in the rear. They brake...
08-08-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 925
Posted By PilotFishBob

I have a '74 DL-1 with red Kool Stops. A perfect...

I have a '74 DL-1 with red Kool Stops. A perfect fit for me, nice and tight. BFisher may be right on dimensions changing over time. Seems unlikely, but....
07-31-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 819
Posted By PilotFishBob

Good pic of the bike itself. Might help with...

Good pic of the bike itself. Might help with identifying the bike for the o.p. I have no clue. Interesting subject.
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07-31-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 819
Posted By PilotFishBob

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07-21-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,324
Posted By PilotFishBob

Wait. You get Twizzlers In addition? I'm in!!! (...

Wait. You get Twizzlers In addition? I'm in!!! ( But 54 bucks? Yikes!)
07-21-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 64,035
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Raleigh International, $250 near Phoenix. Can't...

Raleigh International, $250 near Phoenix. Can't tell much from the one pic, seems in decent condition. Lot of nice bikes pop up in that area, both my Paramounts came from there...
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07-18-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 64,035
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Potentially nice Bottecchia in SLO, $500. Not...

Potentially nice Bottecchia in SLO, $500. Not sure about the fork, just in need of cleaning or something more serious?

https://slo.craigslist.org/bik/d/los-osos-bottecchia/7346803135.html...
07-13-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 64,035
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Posted By PilotFishBob

If it's numbered it's probably worth his ask. I...

If it's numbered it's probably worth his ask. I have a repro non-numbered print - paid much less of course and it suits me fine..
07-09-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 64,035
Views: 9,881,009
Posted By PilotFishBob

$399 later model Paramount, might be worth...

$399 later model Paramount, might be worth looking at if you're in the Phoenix area...

https://prescott.craigslist.org/bik/d/camp-verde-schwinn-paramount-touring/7344890828.html...
06-26-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,395
Posted By PilotFishBob

I acquired a Leggendaria frame late last year as...

I acquired a Leggendaria frame late last year as a birthday present to myself, got a good price on it. Made in Italy, workmanship is quite good. The ride is also nice although I crashed just over a...
06-19-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 64,035
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Posted By PilotFishBob

57cm Schwinn Prologue in decent condition judging...

57cm Schwinn Prologue in decent condition judging from the pics, $388. Worth looking into if you're in the KC area.
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05-30-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 64,035
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Posted By PilotFishBob

$140 what looks like a Grand Record in decent...

$140 what looks like a Grand Record in decent shape based on limited photos. But it's in the wilds ( if Missoula qualifies) of Montana....
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05-30-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 901
Posted By PilotFishBob

I was searching for (full) fenders for the Grand...

I was searching for (full) fenders for the Grand Record when I came across these. I had never seen Bluemels shorties before so grabbed them at a very good price. Not to everyone's taste but I like...
05-29-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 64,035
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Yes, I was put off by the components as well,...

Yes, I was put off by the components as well, this one would seem to demand Campagnolo. In my mind the ask is a stretch but I'm not a Bianchi expert and someone else may have other ideas...
05-29-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 64,035
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Posted By PilotFishBob

If you're in the Milwaukee area this may be worth...

If you're in the Milwaukee area this may be worth a look. No DS picture, chrome looks a bit iffy. But interesting. $800.
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05-29-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 64,035
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Obviously larger than 57cm, and at $280 maybe...

Obviously larger than 57cm, and at $280 maybe priced a bit high (maybe not) considering condition - but if I were in the area I'd feel compelled to go take a look and perhaps negotiate or just get...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,203
Posted By PilotFishBob

Looks like it has seen a hard life. Hard to tell...

Looks like it has seen a hard life. Hard to tell but with the shift levers and a rough look at the front derailleur I guess Huret Challenger RD? Would be nice if the seller had included a drive side...
05-25-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 762
Posted By PilotFishBob

PM inbound

PM inbound
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By PilotFishBob

You'll love it. I have two, a 1963 and a 1970...

You'll love it. I have two, a 1963 and a 1970 and I'm very fond of them both. So with the triple and gearing might it be a good candidate for you to ride in the BDB100 this year? :)
05-22-21, 11:20 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Ouch. Was sort of hoping a forum member might...

Ouch. Was sort of hoping a forum member might land that - it certainly struck my fancy.

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05-22-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 64,035
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Not too familar with the Carlton Criterium but a...

Not too familar with the Carlton Criterium but a rather handsome bike at a buck seventy-five. My size but I'm only browsing these days (he says right now...)
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05-22-21, 07:21 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Wouldn't trade my black and red '74 but I like...

Wouldn't trade my black and red '74 but I like the less-common Grand Record colors. This yellow and black model looks nice, both from an aesthetic and price standpoint. $200
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04-28-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14,424
Views: 3,280,351
Posted By PilotFishBob

Another $50 find - a 1976 model I think. Love...

Another $50 find - a 1976 model I think. Love these old roadsters. This one is too small for me but it'll be fun to tinker with.

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04-25-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,778
Posted By PilotFishBob

You're making me hate myself more and more for...

You're making me hate myself more and more for not trying to find one while I was in Kyoto a couple of years back, too much going on and it didn't occur to me at the time. Oh well, there may be a...
04-18-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By PilotFishBob

Only that I wish I had one. I've been on the...

Only that I wish I had one. I've been on the lookout for years now, but these things are hen's teeth outside of Japan. What kills me as I was in Japan in 2019 and didn't even think about it at the...
04-17-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14,424
Views: 3,280,351
Posted By PilotFishBob

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Didn't need it but $50 seemed fair, and I have the parts on hand to build it...
04-09-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,195
Posted By PilotFishBob

This was at Shelby Farms Park here in Memphis,...

This was at Shelby Farms Park here in Memphis, about 15 minutes or so away from me by bike via the Greenline, one of our rails-to-trails projects. They have a herd of 15 or so bison they take care...
04-09-21, 05:49 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,195
Posted By PilotFishBob

Thanks BFisher. I wasn't sure about it at first...

Thanks BFisher. I wasn't sure about it at first as I'd always lusted after the copper hue, but the look has grown on me. It is distinctive. I have a 58cm model still in pieces awaiting its turn...
04-07-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,195
Posted By PilotFishBob

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'74 I picked up a few years ago, disassembled and let sit. Finally got...
03-14-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 859
Posted By PilotFishBob

I use the Arundel Tubi, good for one tire and...

I use the Arundel Tubi, good for one tire and some small tools. More than enough for me. And looks great too. But sounds like you tried the Arundel or know of it.
03-13-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,886
Posted By PilotFishBob

I needed O rings for a set of Deltas I recently...

I needed O rings for a set of Deltas I recently acquired, instead of spending $23+ for a full set on Le'Bay I bought a 20 pack each of 14mm and 11.2mm ID nitrile rings for $18. Perfect fit - I'm set...
03-09-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By PilotFishBob

Take a look at the Origin8 Ultim8 brake hoods. ...

Take a look at the Origin8 Ultim8 brake hoods. They're pretty close if not dead on.
03-05-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 64,035
Views: 9,881,009
Posted By PilotFishBob

Wish that were in my turf - looking to build a...

Wish that were in my turf - looking to build a ride for a very height-challenged lady friend, but it will come. It always does....
03-05-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By PilotFishBob

Sharp looking ride!

Sharp looking ride!
03-05-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,093
Posted By PilotFishBob

2nd on the kudos - nice specimen. I have the...

2nd on the kudos - nice specimen. I have the black/red '74 model, one of my favorite steeds. I like the background scenery - at first I thought those might be icebergs in the distance, and with the...
02-25-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By PilotFishBob

Yes, the largest areas I've tried touching up...

Yes, the largest areas I've tried touching up were about .5 x 2 inches or so - chrome socks on a Raleigh. Went so-so on that, but from a few feet acceptable. My main thing on using it is that I don't...
02-23-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 472
Posted By PilotFishBob

I need to go dig in my parts box but pretty sure...

I need to go dig in my parts box but pretty sure I have one in good condition you can have for the cost of shipping, just spring for a beer if we ever meet up, I'll track it down tomorrow morning and...
02-23-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By PilotFishBob

I did both bolts on the front brake this way. I...

I did both bolts on the front brake this way. I let them soak in Evaporust for a day, then cleaned and ground most of the pitting from the bolt faces with increasingly fine grit sandpaper, and...
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