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11-25-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 146
Posted By TugaDude

Based on what I've seen here as well as...

Based on what I've seen here as well as velobase.com, I tend to agree with Ofmega being the manufacturer. They produced similar cranksets, all of which are Campy knockoffs, and there are examples on...
11-19-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By TugaDude

Welcome! And don't be shy about more pics,...

Welcome! And don't be shy about more pics, particularly close-ups. We love pics around here!
Replies: 21
Views: 420
Posted By TugaDude

I think the local pick up option makes a ton of...

I think the local pick up option makes a ton of sense. The "bay" will give you a broad audience, and the buyer will have the opportunity to inspect the bike before leaving. Once they leave with it,...
11-17-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By TugaDude

Don't know that it helps much, but it reminded me...

Don't know that it helps much, but it reminded me of the paint on yours. This big gal is for sale on Craigslist in my area, listed at $195.00. No mention of specific year, just says '80s. The head...
11-14-22, 10:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,132
Posted By TugaDude

Good on you Mike! Beautiful restoration and...

Good on you Mike! Beautiful restoration and awesome gesture.
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By TugaDude

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycle...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals/516882-amf-nimble-value-age.html

Sorry, not worth very much. Roadmaster is still operating in Olney, home of the white...
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By TugaDude

Yeah, I saw the post and nearly did a spit-take...

Yeah, I saw the post and nearly did a spit-take with my coffee. Hopefully that person didn't pay anywhere near that for the bike, but if they did, they are in for a potential rude awakening. I...
11-12-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By TugaDude

Yes, what he said. Something is definitely up. ...

Yes, what he said. Something is definitely up. Is going back to the seller an option? Whatever is currently wrong with it was certainly wrong when you purchased it from them. Maybe they will do...
11-08-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 797
Posted By TugaDude

My concern is whether they are even qualified to...

My concern is whether they are even qualified to render an opinion in the first place. Liability being what it is, I have a hard time understanding why they'd even comment. The correct answer, to...
11-05-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By TugaDude

These folks appear to have some decent-looking...

These folks appear to have some decent-looking cogs at reasonable prices.
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Replies: 23
Views: 1,769
Posted By TugaDude

No apology necessary in my opinion. As I always...

No apology necessary in my opinion. As I always point out, I'd have had no idea this thread even existed had you not contributed to it. And you added some good info. Win/win!
11-04-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,798
Posted By TugaDude

My pet peeve is when folks choose to criticize...

My pet peeve is when folks choose to criticize others for their pet peeves. And yes, the hypocrisy is intentional. :lol:
10-31-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By TugaDude

And the one thing that folks need to remember is...

And the one thing that folks need to remember is the variety of colors offered on many of his products. The owner of a local bike shop has a Surly Cross Check he built up with purple-anodized...
10-29-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 455
Posted By TugaDude

First, have you checked out Velobase.com to...

First, have you checked out Velobase.com to research the various Campagnolo hubs? That is a great resource.

Second, what is your primary motivation? Do you want something to as closely match...
10-29-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By TugaDude

Love the information shared from people who...

Love the information shared from people who actually have used the products! The DT-Swiss RWS Skewer system sounds great and I did some quick research on them and am impressed enough that they are...
10-28-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By TugaDude

I agree concerning the issue of FG and QR axles. ...

I agree concerning the issue of FG and QR axles. So long as it is a quality QR such as Shimano or Campagnolo of the enclosed-cam variety. Here's Sheldon Brown's take on it. Quick-Release or...
10-26-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By TugaDude

Just another bit of commentary for what it is...

Just another bit of commentary for what it is worth. I was in Kansas City, MO on business many years ago when I saw an ad on Craigslist for a track bike. It looked interesting and at least worth a...
10-24-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,550
Posted By TugaDude

The rims and the chain ring really blend well...

The rims and the chain ring really blend well with the frame. Looks very nice, good job.
Replies: 15
Views: 480
Posted By TugaDude

Those of us who both ride and collect notice...

Those of us who both ride and collect notice things that most are oblivious to. I saw an older Trek MTB on vacation last week in the Los Angeles area. It was being ridden by a young woman and my...
Replies: 15
Views: 480
Posted By TugaDude

"a very uncomfortable bike to ride". What...

"a very uncomfortable bike to ride". What exactly does that mean? Does it mean it doesn't really fit your size and you ride it anyway?

If that's the case, sell it an move on.

If not, you...
10-22-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3,149
Views: 358,231
Posted By TugaDude

The cat could double for The Cowardly Lion in...

The cat could double for The Cowardly Lion in Oz…what a cutie.
10-14-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,299
Posted By TugaDude

For friction I'd have to side with Suntour...

For friction I'd have to side with Suntour Cyclone 1st generation. It is eye candy too with the black knuckles version. To me it is one of the prettiest ever.
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Replies: 27
Views: 870
Posted By TugaDude

Beautifully cleaned. No matter on the dust caps...

Beautifully cleaned. No matter on the dust caps because it is really hard to see them both at the same time anyway. ;)
Replies: 27
Views: 870
Posted By TugaDude

I had a Campania that looked very similar. I...

I had a Campania that looked very similar. I bought it, cleaned it up, greased it up and promptly sold it. I was attracted by the chrome lugs (I'm a sucker for chrome lugs) but the bike was much...
Replies: 25
Views: 475
Posted By TugaDude

It might be a 2010 model. Bicycle Blue Book...

It might be a 2010 model. Bicycle Blue Book supports my opinion that this is a $200.00 bike in a private sale. https://www.bicyclebluebook.com/value-guide/product/19890/

2010 had the same...
Replies: 25
Views: 475
Posted By TugaDude

It is a nice bike, but for that money I'd be...

It is a nice bike, but for that money I'd be wanting disc brakes. A few years ago I found a lightly used Trek 8.3 DS from the Gary Fisher Collection for less than that one. I believe I paid $225.00...
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By TugaDude

Interesting. Well maybe a member of this forum...

Interesting. Well maybe a member of this forum is in the region and shows some interest. It would be a win/win for someone to take them off of your hands and score a nice set of rims.
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By TugaDude

I have to agree with the $150.00 price. Those...

I have to agree with the $150.00 price. Those are great rims and the hubs are typical Campagnolo jewelry.
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By TugaDude

The subject bike looked like it had low miles on...

The subject bike looked like it had low miles on it and was in very good condition. Sorry it escaped on you Bianchigirll, it does look to be a good size for you. Maybe you can still score the frame...
10-05-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,550
Posted By TugaDude

Make sure to come back and tell us how it went! ...

Make sure to come back and tell us how it went! All to often folks come here, as a question, and then we never hear boo from them again. Your experience and whether you are satisfied helps all of...
10-05-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3,149
Views: 358,231
Posted By TugaDude

Adorable. My daughter's cat Finley used to do...

Adorable. My daughter's cat Finley used to do that when I read the paper. Since then we stopped purchasing the paper and Finley died from feline leukemia (even though the shelter said he was...
10-04-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 813
Posted By TugaDude

If you are looking for smaller levers that still...

If you are looking for smaller levers that still pack a load of power, look no further than Paul Components. If they are within your budget, it doesn't get any better. And you have choices. ...
09-26-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By TugaDude

Nice bike. Lots of cool details there. I'd be...

Nice bike. Lots of cool details there. I'd be proud to own and ride it.
Replies: 25
Views: 690
Posted By TugaDude

I disagree with the comment above about this...

I disagree with the comment above about this being a rusty piece of whatever. I'll bet even a simple cleaning would show that it is in very good condition. What looks like rust in a photo...
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By TugaDude

Pic Assist:...

Pic Assist:...
Replies: 25
Views: 690
Posted By TugaDude

To me, it has potential as a flip. There remains...

To me, it has potential as a flip. There remains a big Bridgestone fanbase out there.
09-15-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,863
Posted By TugaDude

The business world is in constant flux and some...

The business world is in constant flux and some is due to issues with employees, some due to market conditions and some due to rising costs of doing business. I needed to borrow my company's one-ton...
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By TugaDude

Here is the original posting: ...

Here is the original posting: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals/907819-peugeot-reynolds-531-px10-need-id-valuation-help.html

It is likely the same bike as...
09-14-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,863
Posted By TugaDude

My first question is did the OP inquire, while at...

My first question is did the OP inquire, while at the shop, as to the reason for the change in policy. I assume not, or it would have been mentioned. Asking that question might have eliminated a...
09-13-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,014
Posted By TugaDude

I'm not sure what you wanted versus what you...

I'm not sure what you wanted versus what you needed, but it appears from the Challenge website that the tires you received are tubulars, is that correct? The site that I was on only listed one color...
09-06-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 764
Posted By TugaDude

Very nice Le Champion. I own two Motos, a Grand...

Very nice Le Champion. I own two Motos, a Grand Record and a Grand Jubile' and love them both. Fantastic rides.
Replies: 16
Views: 595
Posted By TugaDude

Very nice bike, and apparently in good condition....

Very nice bike, and apparently in good condition. Shame it wasn't ridden more! That's pretty common though. It appears to be a quality build. Not familiar with the maker, but some might find it...
08-08-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,246
Posted By TugaDude

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. These...

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

These look pretty nice. To me.

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/1c/0f/4f/1c0f4f864f2e97433f3963ad49ebf614.jpg
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By TugaDude

Well, that's about as diverse as you can get. In...

Well, that's about as diverse as you can get. In the end, what something is worth depends on demand, and if someone just has to have a set, they might be willing to pay more. Personally, $100 CAD...
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By TugaDude

$150.00 would seem to be a reasonable price. ...

$150.00 would seem to be a reasonable price. Honestly, my first reaction was what a shame it is that people don't care for things the way they should. The back of the seat cluster, for example, is...
07-21-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 986
Views: 274,978
Posted By TugaDude

Rode my '89 Miyata 312 on Tuesday evening and it...

Rode my '89 Miyata 312 on Tuesday evening and it reminded me of how much I love it. It is the fixed gear bike of a former criterium racer who used it in the offseason for training purposes. Still...
Replies: 27
Views: 1,129
Posted By TugaDude

The Schwinn Circuit is a very nice bicycle and if...

The Schwinn Circuit is a very nice bicycle and if one became available in my market in my size I'd be sorely tempted to buy it. This one, as said, is on the smaller side and I'm sure that will...
Replies: 19
Views: 472
Posted By TugaDude

Definitely a decent bike. WRK101 is right, here...

Definitely a decent bike. WRK101 is right, here in the U.S. it is a $250.00 bike in good, rideable condition.
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By TugaDude

Wow! That is pretty. From what I gather,...

Wow! That is pretty. From what I gather, Carrera began making frames in 1989, so it is no older than that. On their website they still offer steel frames, but no track models. Deda is mentioned...
Replies: 13
Views: 831
Posted By TugaDude

That is a worthy candidate for refinishing. The...

That is a worthy candidate for refinishing. The Mink Blue was one of my favorite bike colors ever.
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