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07-28-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By daverup

Thanks! I put 15 more happy miles on it...

Thanks!
I put 15 more happy miles on it yesterday.
07-28-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By daverup

I think the 4130 Le Tour's are nice bikes. Not...

I think the 4130 Le Tour's are nice bikes. Not really light, but not the boat anchors that came prior.
Mine is an 83, a smooth ride on Panaracers.

...
07-28-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4,438
Views: 432,115
Posted By daverup

New bike day for my wife. 2003 Terry Isis, in...

New bike day for my wife. 2003 Terry Isis, in nice shape.
Very minimal wrenching needed.

...
07-24-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 263
Posted By daverup

majmt That Vent Noir is a beauty! Here's...

majmt That Vent Noir is a beauty!
Here's another headbadge,

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07-14-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By daverup

I bought these recently. They are 3d printed...

I bought these recently. They are 3d printed copies.
3D printed covers...
07-13-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17,565
Views: 1,924,376
Posted By daverup

Took the (new to me) LeMond down to the lake, ...

Took the (new to me) LeMond down to the lake,


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07-08-21, 02:53 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,591
Posted By daverup

The 5 and 6 speed freewheels both fit. The 6...

The 5 and 6 speed freewheels both fit. The 6 speed has thinner spacers between the cogs.
07-06-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,453
Posted By daverup

roger_m , Congrats on the bike build and raising...

roger_m , Congrats on the bike build and raising a daughter. :)
My daughter was really difficult 13-19 as well, I know how that feels.
It's great that your daughter appreciates a classic bike.
Replies: 30
Views: 898
Posted By daverup

Here is the catalog page, ...

Here is the catalog page,

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06-28-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17,565
Views: 1,924,376
Posted By daverup

Down to the lake on the Puch, ...

Down to the lake on the Puch,

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06-24-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,786
Posted By daverup

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06-21-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By daverup

The 60 FD date code appears to be BL which I...

The 60 FD date code appears to be BL which I think is Dec 77.
Doesn't show up well in the pic,
...
06-15-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 62,995
Views: 9,601,802
Posted By daverup

Wow! First time I've wished I was in Dallas in...

Wow!
First time I've wished I was in Dallas in summer..
Beautiful bike, someone should get it quick..

I also think this might be taller than 58cm.
06-12-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By daverup

Oops! Sorry, I put down the wrong thing....

Oops! Sorry, I put down the wrong thing. Corrected now to 650C

The stem does have the Terry Graphic on the side.
...
06-12-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By daverup

89 Terry Symmetry

.My wife's 89 Terry Symmetry. Shimano 105 Brifters and 8 speed group. RSX dual pivot brake calipers. When I found this one the brifter shifting mechanisms were gummed up with old dried grease. Opened...
06-10-21, 06:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,230
Posted By daverup

With C&V bikes I enjoy the chrome and polished...

With C&V bikes I enjoy the chrome and polished alloy bits. The new bike "all black components" thing is rather ugly. For the prices being charged I would think that some shiney stuff would be...
06-03-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 21,510
Posted By daverup

78 Super Le Tour 12.2, ...

78 Super Le Tour 12.2,

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06-03-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,558
Posted By daverup

The "regular Le Tour" lost 4 lbs in 1983. If you...

The "regular Le Tour" lost 4 lbs in 1983. If you buy a "regular Le Tour" older than 1983 you will be hauling around 4 lbs extra. On hills, that would be noticeable.
The "Super Le Tour 12.2" got the...
06-02-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,558
Posted By daverup

The Schwinn Le Tour's as mentioned above could be...

The Schwinn Le Tour's as mentioned above could be a good choice. The trick is which Le Tour. The Super Le Tour had the 4130 steel "lighter" frame by the late 70's. The standard Le Tour did not get...
06-02-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,740
Posted By daverup

I've got a 83 LeTour with "safety levers". It...

I've got a 83 LeTour with "safety levers". It came with them, and they are fine for low speed stops. I do keep the adjustments pretty tight, loose they are not much good.
My wife insists on some...
05-31-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,240
Posted By daverup

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05-23-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 96,402
Posted By daverup

Here's a GT Rage I overhauled recently. ...

Here's a GT Rage I overhauled recently.

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05-21-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,786
Posted By daverup

Could be dangerous, A. Dropping phone trying to...

Could be dangerous,
A. Dropping phone trying to take action shot.
B. Crashing bike trying to catch phone dropped in A.
05-13-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,337
Posted By daverup

spudly Here are a couple of scans from what I...

spudly Here are a couple of scans from what I think is the 76 AD catalog,

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04-29-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,261
Posted By daverup

That would be my guess. That's why I called it...

That would be my guess. That's why I called it Schwinn's version..
04-28-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 969
Posted By daverup

Hailstorm_7 Nice work! I'm still digging that...

Hailstorm_7 Nice work! I'm still digging that green, even with it's patina..
04-28-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 867
Posted By daverup

A bigger ring than original should be accompanied...

A bigger ring than original should be accompanied by a new longer chain.
04-10-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,771
Posted By daverup

The only thing I have to add is to agree with the...

The only thing I have to add is to agree with the earlier posts. Maybe drop bars will be more comfortable for you. The FX is straight bar, less comfortable in my opinion.
04-10-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,771
Posted By daverup

Probably good enough with all terrain tires. I...

Probably good enough with all terrain tires.
I think the OP will appreciate a much lighter bike, his dual sport is about 30lbs, the Domane AL5 is a little under 23lbs.
04-10-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,771
Posted By daverup

Midnight Blue From your description of the trails...

Midnight Blue From your description of the trails I wonder if a Gravel Bike is a better target. Dedicated road bikes may not do all that well on your unpaved portions.
It is possible that some of...
04-09-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,409
Posted By daverup

Hello and welcome, I think the previous advise...

Hello and welcome,
I think the previous advise about visiting your LBS is good. One thing you might not be aware of is the newer geometry of some hybrid bikes. They might not be the best choice for...
04-03-21, 05:31 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 12,146
Posted By daverup

I've got a few to show, Gallet MultiChron...

I've got a few to show,
Gallet MultiChron Calendar,

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1042x1042/gallet_9dcfa1cfb20104fa1e9ab4671507862b160883e1.jpg

Citizen ProMaster Sky,
...
04-02-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,036
Posted By daverup

I use Panaracer Pasela wire bead tires on my...

I use Panaracer Pasela wire bead tires on my older 27" rims and they generally hold on at 80psi or so.
04-01-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 193,298
Posted By daverup

Updated my 89 Axis XT with some VO fenders, ...

Updated my 89 Axis XT with some VO fenders,

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03-23-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4,438
Views: 432,115
Posted By daverup

Just finished overhauling this 2000ish GT Rage...

Just finished overhauling this 2000ish GT Rage for my son in law.

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03-12-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By daverup

1976 Austro Daimler build

Here is a brief description of my build on the Austro Daimler frame I picked up from Andy_K .
The frame is believed to be a 1976 Ultima in Andy's thread.
As a winter project I've just gotten it...
Replies: 18
Views: 4,406
Posted By daverup

The best thing here would be for you to get your...

The best thing here would be for you to get your post count up to 10. However, if you try to post a pic, it will upload, but you will not be able to show it in the thread. If you searched through...
03-01-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By daverup

That works, thank you

That works, thank you
02-27-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4,438
Views: 432,115
Posted By daverup

Nice! I think it was a great pick however it...

Nice! I think it was a great pick however it works out. I fixed up a 80's Centurion Mixte for my wife and she really likes it.
02-27-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4,438
Views: 432,115
Posted By daverup

Chocolate Carmel Bridgestone! I'll bet it will...

Chocolate Carmel Bridgestone! I'll bet it will shine up nicely
02-23-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,237
Posted By daverup

For me, in every case so far. I have quite a few...

For me, in every case so far. I have quite a few older bikes, most have some scars from years of use. I'm not looking for bikes that are rusted badly or most of the paint is gone. I have cleaned up...
02-22-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,005
Posted By daverup

If they used a grinder you may see evidence on...

If they used a grinder you may see evidence on the nipple tops. If so, make sure to check for damage to the rim from their grinder slipping.
02-17-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17,565
Views: 1,924,376
Posted By daverup

Finally warmed up a little, so down to the lake. ...

Finally warmed up a little, so down to the lake.

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Forum: Fatbikes
02-17-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 46,126
Posted By daverup

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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02-16-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4,438
Views: 432,115
Posted By daverup

I bought the Austro Daimler frame from Andy_K . I...

I bought the Austro Daimler frame from Andy_K . I picked up a Trek 720 wheelset, Maillard hubs, Matrix Titan T rims. Used a Shimano RSX group and some Cinelli bars.
Spent a while working on some of...
02-10-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,362
Posted By daverup

I decided to change my brake levers to Shimano...

I decided to change my brake levers to Shimano from the Dia Compe. While I was there, changed to another flavor of BTP bartape.
Matches a bit better,
...
02-02-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,103
Posted By daverup

My wife has a 81 Centurion lemans mixte. She is...

My wife has a 81 Centurion lemans mixte. She is 5'4", and her bike is a 19" frame. With the seat a bit further down you might fit on one of these. Centurion changed the equipment on these bikes in...
01-30-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By daverup

PM sent

PM sent
01-29-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By daverup

I used BTP bartape on my Puch, it is colorful. I...

I used BTP bartape on my Puch, it is colorful. I like it.
The fashion police take a dim view of my clashing colors..
First pic on my Puch, second is from the BTP site, shows the colors better than...
01-19-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,921
Posted By daverup

Another option is, The Upstand...

Another option is,
The Upstand (https://upstandingbicycle.com/)
These are very light, but do allow me to stop without leaning the road bike up against something.

For the MTB or Fatbikes I use,...
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