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07-23-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By nesteel

Like Miguel, the "standard length" SRAM chain I...

Like Miguel, the "standard length" SRAM chain I bought was too short. Bought a second to harvest links from. Then I had all the extras I needed for a while.
I've typically had that problem on all...
07-19-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By nesteel

TX700 built in June of '78.

TX700 built in June of '78.
07-06-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,548
Posted By nesteel

Pretty sure bikemig grows these things in his...

Pretty sure bikemig grows these things in his garage. I got my 60cm '83 720 frameset from him several years ago.
07-06-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,542
Posted By nesteel

Changing priorities has me building less this...

Changing priorities has me building less this year than previous years. A soft market means fewer of the C&V bikes will be leaving; no sense in taking a loss unless I decide I want to. I'll finish...
06-24-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By nesteel

Twofer: suntour pro compe 14-18-22-27-32 and a...

Twofer: suntour pro compe 14-18-22-27-32 and a suntour perfect 14-18-22-26-32. $30 shipped in the states.
06-07-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By nesteel

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Yes, the basement is messy.
06-07-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By nesteel

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06-07-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By nesteel

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06-07-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By nesteel

1983 Serotta Club Special frameset-for the big people

Large, but beautiful, vintage Serotta Club Special frameset. 63.5 C-C seat tube, 61.0 C-C top tube, 21.9 head tube. Very nice candy apple red paint. Other than the few chips, the only flaw is the...
06-06-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,263
Posted By nesteel

My vintage stuff stays very clean, mainly due to...

My vintage stuff stays very clean, mainly due to limited use. The more modern stuff gets dirty, and typically stays that way. Drivetrain maintenance on those is kept up. Dry chain lube is key.
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By nesteel

No way I'd pay $300. Also, those paint cracks...

No way I'd pay $300. Also, those paint cracks just behind the top headtube lug are suspect.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-17-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By nesteel

Carr-Lane carries a pretty thorough selection of...

Carr-Lane carries a pretty thorough selection of fixturing parts and equipment.
03-26-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 23,880
Posted By nesteel

Vintage kits and select built ups. Been on an AMC...

Vintage kits and select built ups. Been on an AMC kick lately.

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Views: 896
Posted By nesteel

It's all about proportions and body geometry....

It's all about proportions and body geometry. 65cm center to top puts it at about 63.5-64cm c-c which, at barely over 6' with a long legs/short torso combo, is at the very tippy top of my "ridable"...
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By nesteel

Interesting wrinkle; I had been told of the story...

Interesting wrinkle; I had been told of the story about John Kerry donating this bike to a charity auction where one of the previous owners purchased it.
Well, upon listing the framset on Facebook,...
03-11-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,938
Posted By nesteel

If it were me, I'd just put a drop bolt on it and...

If it were me, I'd just put a drop bolt on it and forget about it.
Replies: 8
Views: 628
Posted By nesteel

Where in this country did you get a fork...

Where in this country did you get a fork rechromed for only $65?
02-25-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 838
Posted By nesteel

Frankly, the specs on the Panasonic look...

Frankly, the specs on the Panasonic look functional, but lower midrange at best. Not much brand "cache" with the Panasonic either.
What year is the Cannondale?
02-21-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 7,185
Views: 696,300
Posted By nesteel

I'm going to have to start testing alternatives...

I'm going to have to start testing alternatives soon. When my current hoard of Model Master runs out, I'd like to have selected an alternative.
02-21-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7,185
Views: 696,300
Posted By nesteel

If you need any Testors colors, get 'em now. I've...

If you need any Testors colors, get 'em now. I've heard rumor that Rustoleum (crap paint anyway) is going to kill the rest of the Testors hobby paint line. They already chopped the excellent Model...
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By nesteel

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Views: 808
Posted By nesteel

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Views: 808
Posted By nesteel

1983 Serotta Club Special frameset

1983 Serotta Club Special frameset. Paint is a very nice candy apple red. Spot of corrosion on the bottom of the downtube. Less than typical amount of chips and paint loss. Decals are typical early...
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By nesteel

$100 barely buys a set of those terrific...

$100 barely buys a set of those terrific calipers. Do those shifters go 8speed? With the crank and bb, Id agree with $300 as an okay friend price.
12-26-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,417
Posted By nesteel

Stress crack, no single event needed to cause...

Stress crack, no single event needed to cause them. Just time, pressure, and repeated stressing.
12-26-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,615
Posted By nesteel

I turned 48 this year. After I turn 50, 1 or 2...

I turned 48 this year. After I turn 50, 1 or 2 bikes a year will be auctioned off to benefit the local co op. That way, by the time my wife and I turn 62 the collection will be down to 2 or 3....
12-21-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,003
Posted By nesteel

Verify wheel dish before speculating any further....

Verify wheel dish before speculating any further. Also, it doesn't take much play in the dropout to affect the rim alignment as it sits over 13 or so inches away from the axis. A tiny movement of the...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,229
Posted By nesteel

Seat tube lug has been mangled by driving the...

Seat tube lug has been mangled by driving the seat post too far in, and the paint looks pretty toasty. That being said, if you can confirm through the serial number that it is indeed a Columbus...
12-12-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,563
Posted By nesteel

What passes for a "large" frame in a bike shop...

What passes for a "large" frame in a bike shop that sells new, does not equal what you and I consider "large", so any metric you attempt to glean from that market segment will be skewed.
None the...
12-11-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By nesteel

@guelphite...

@guelphite (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/guelphite-276469.html) was looking for a set of these.
12-10-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,568
Posted By nesteel

Brakes and rd/fd with friction shifters are on...

Brakes and rd/fd with friction shifters are on hold pending a possible deal on a crankset.
12-10-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 391,594
Posted By nesteel

I have a spare set+ of these also.

I have a spare set+ of these also.
12-09-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,568
Posted By nesteel

They are the earlier 6/7 speed switchable units....

They are the earlier 6/7 speed switchable units. They have a 7speed index mode (with hard clicks), 7speed "Frindex" mode (very soft clicks) and the same settings for 6speed. They will fit on braze...
12-09-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,838
Posted By nesteel

It's not just Ebay. I've been through the same...

It's not just Ebay. I've been through the same thing on this board more than once.
12-07-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,568
Posted By nesteel

I'd guess that they would not Robbie.

I'd guess that they would not Robbie.
11-29-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,568
Posted By nesteel

Bump with trade wants. Weinman Carrera...

Bump with trade wants.

Weinman Carrera drilled brake levers, Campy NR levers and calipers, BB for a mid 70's Nevar double crankset (English thread), T/A (or clone) double crankset/bb for another...
11-17-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,568
Posted By nesteel

One set of derailleurs. Two sets of shifters; one...

One set of derailleurs. Two sets of shifters; one index/friction switchable, and one set pure friction. Both sets not easy to come by. The friction only are considered Suntour Power Command.

If...
11-16-20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,568
Posted By nesteel

Superbe Pro RD. Some rash as shown in the pics....

Superbe Pro RD. Some rash as shown in the pics. RD has a significant scar on the front clamp, also shown in the pics. Command Friction shifters are nice, a little missing material on the logos. Some...
11-16-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,568
Posted By nesteel

Suntour Superbe Pro brakes, shifters, FD and RD

Brake set w/levers. Levers are nice, and not easy to come by. They have Dia Compe hoods which are nice. Calipers are okay, front better than rear. Rear has faded logos, and is missing the rubber...
11-16-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 293
Posted By nesteel

Top tube cable guides-REG and Dura Ace

Reg and Dura Ace top tube cable guides.
$17 each set shipped or both for $30.
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11-10-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,633
Posted By nesteel

Those are Victory brake levers.

Those are Victory brake levers.
Forum: For Sale
11-04-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,483
Posted By nesteel

Tire clearance when it was built up with 28's are...

Tire clearance when it was built up with 28's are in these pictures:

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Forum: For Sale
11-04-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,483
Posted By nesteel

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Forum: For Sale
11-04-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,483
Posted By nesteel

Sampson titanium frame/CK headset/Reynolds fork

Sampson Silverton titanium frame.
56.5cm c-c seat tube, 57 c-c top tube, 16cm headtube.
Included BB cable guide, Thompson seastpost collar, Chris King 1-1/8 headset, and full carbon Reynold Ouzo...
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Views: 2,511
Posted By nesteel

Nice find, but it's going to be a tough sell....

Nice find, but it's going to be a tough sell. $2100 U.S. buys ALOT of bike here in the states, ready to ride and needing nothing.
Sadly, I believe you've been the victim of over valuing.
10-06-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By nesteel

These are currently pending.

These are currently pending.
10-01-20, 10:26 PM
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Views: 1,457
Posted By nesteel

I have a cosmetically challenged Centurion Elite...

I have a cosmetically challenged Centurion Elite GT that could become a frameset easily enough.
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Views: 757
Posted By nesteel

My money says the stem and seatpost are likely...

My money says the stem and seatpost are likely stuck. For $75, you could do worse. I'd try to get it for less.
09-30-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By nesteel

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09-30-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By nesteel

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