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09-28-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By Dylansbob

A picture of my Holdsworth. While it does have...

A picture of my Holdsworth. While it does have a very similar seatcluster treatment and the curved brake bridge, the chaps over at the Gillott bikes fb group seem to think it may be a '60s...
09-27-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21,267
Views: 4,050,041
Posted By Dylansbob

Wtf

It looks like both dropouts are backwards, so.....


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09-25-22, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By Dylansbob

I'd seen on one of the sites mention of...

I'd seen on one of the sites mention of Holdsworth and Raleigh supplying frames in their later years. As luck would have it, I have a Holdsworth frameset in the garage. Tomorrow I'll have to...
09-25-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By Dylansbob

The bearings all felt adaquately lubricated for a...

The bearings all felt adaquately lubricated for a quick neighborhood test ride. Great size for FF, won't require an overheight stem upgrade. I'm starting to enjoy the English racing bike feel...
09-25-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By Dylansbob

A.S. Gillott in purple

After languishing on the local fb group for weeks, I brought this one home today. PO was 86 and appears to have had it on the road this century, based on the saddle, tires, and cheap wireless...
09-25-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 436
Posted By Dylansbob

microshift makes a barcon/thumbie that can be...

microshift makes a barcon/thumbie that can be used on a DT boss.
09-24-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14,881
Views: 3,620,959
Posted By Dylansbob

Someone could have made a fortune doing that...

Someone could have made a fortune doing that ~2006. C-dale track bikes were bringing thousands during the fixie-heyday.
09-23-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 484
Posted By Dylansbob

Campy might not, but there were always other...

Campy might not, but there were always other companies to fill that void in the market In my Masi's case, Galli.

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09-23-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,782
Posted By Dylansbob

My $0.02. I spent time working in the shop of...

My $0.02. I spent time working in the shop of a longtime C-dale dealer this century where the head mechanic told me in no uncertain words to stay away from Headshocks. Unless you're keeping it...
09-22-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 620
Posted By Dylansbob

I picked up a used set of handlebars with Walnut...

I picked up a used set of handlebars with Walnut Studio's sewup grips, with the intention of resewing them to another bar. VO used to offer elkhide sewup that I once installed on a early, "red...
09-21-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By Dylansbob

Jack Taylor tandem at my co-op...

I just saw they posted a sale on all tandems and saw this one. If anyone is interested, Tacoma, Wa and shipping would be prohibitive.
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09-20-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,226
Posted By Dylansbob

I had too many hassles with buyers. Very little...

I had too many hassles with buyers. Very little of my time is spent on ebay selling anymore and I've learned to be very wary of listing rare/valuable parts as buyers never read the description or...
09-20-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5,383
Views: 611,757
Posted By Dylansbob

Still working on my theft recovery minivelo...

Still working on my theft recovery minivelo project. Labor day sales brought the cheapest good tires ($10/pc) to finish the running gear. The hubs are shimano rm30 procured from ebay for $4 and $8...
09-20-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By Dylansbob

Somewhere on the forum is a Bicycling magazine...

Somewhere on the forum is a Bicycling magazine scan of their review of this era Pondarosa. In it, it's revealed that it's not actually fillet-brazed. I tried searching for it, but haven't found...
09-19-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By Dylansbob

Cool bike. I bought a Research Dynamics Coyote...

Cool bike. I bought a Research Dynamics Coyote 2(I think) in 1994 from a big short-lived sporting goods store in the Castleton area of Indy. The company apparently was an ID-based ski company...
09-19-22, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By Dylansbob

Hanoovian? Anyone?

Hanoovian? Anyone?
09-19-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 19,549
Views: 2,446,080
Posted By Dylansbob

Finally got the Rodriguez fitted to my body and...

Finally got the Rodriguez fitted to my body and out for a few miles. I like it, but the fork has to go. Too stiff and I'd just as soon have a threaded setup.
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09-18-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By Dylansbob

I was lucky enough to score this set from on of...

I was lucky enough to score this set from on of my local co-ops garage sale. I'd been looking for a 130bcd crank that was originally spec'd with short spindle as a location for one of my Willow 46t...
09-18-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 829
Posted By Dylansbob

A bit OT and maybe controversial to people of a...

A bit OT and maybe controversial to people of a certain mindset, but not a day goes by that I'm not thankful that my wife and I didn't have any kids. Growing up in IN, we had a lot of pressure...
09-15-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5,383
Views: 611,757
Posted By Dylansbob

Well that wasn't too bad. After pulling the...

Well that wasn't too bad. After pulling the rest of the posthead off, I used my big bolt cutters to cut a couple stress risers into post. If they had small jaws, I'd have gone ahead and cut...
09-15-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By Dylansbob

If you need that much stem showing, it'll be...

If you need that much stem showing, it'll be Nitto or a lesser quality option. Technomic is the highest quality option without going custom. VO offers a couple options that are aesthetically...
09-15-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By Dylansbob

I built a stockpile of "good" chainrings by...

I built a stockpile of "good" chainrings by harvesting parts bikes over the years. Those golden years of the early '00s when the perfect storm of Ebay becoming mainstream, fixie-loving hipsters...
09-14-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,727
Posted By Dylansbob

It's also probably a way to prevent people from...

It's also probably a way to prevent people from bringing junk e-bikes in for repair. I've heard some horror stories from a buddy still in the trenches...
09-13-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14,881
Views: 3,620,959
Posted By Dylansbob

The OS BMX stuff doesn't get a lot of play on...

The OS BMX stuff doesn't get a lot of play on this site, but to those in the know will recognize this. Even in this state, it will find a buyer at a hefty profit.
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09-12-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 358
Posted By Dylansbob

I had a super early Romic (serial number in the...

I had a super early Romic (serial number in the teens. Should have kept it) that had obviously been stolen at some point in it's life, with all the paint sanded off the main triangle. Amazingly...
09-12-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By Dylansbob

I don't have the slightest concern when it comes...

I don't have the slightest concern when it comes to seattube dents on steel. As long as the frame passes a basic string alignment test (and rides out no-handed), it goes into my collection. I...
09-11-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5,383
Views: 611,757
Posted By Dylansbob

MAJOR BUMMER. Just picked this up from...

MAJOR BUMMER. Just picked this up from original owner, it took me a while to realize that the seller's email address matched the initials on the TT. When I see bikes photo'd in front of storage...
09-11-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 995
Views: 196,269
Posted By Dylansbob

disclaimer: it's actually my wife's bike. She...

disclaimer: it's actually my wife's bike. She kept asking for the bars to be higher..... We settled on the stock stem with a Wald 8095 bar.
09-10-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 995
Views: 196,269
Posted By Dylansbob

Those old Cannondale Super Vs look really weird...

Those old Cannondale Super Vs look really weird from the wrong angles.

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09-09-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 14,881
Views: 3,620,959
Posted By Dylansbob

Wow. Where'd you find those? Rare and Shiny.

Wow. Where'd you find those? Rare and Shiny.
09-05-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 315
Posted By Dylansbob

Gotta say it is the right color.

Gotta say it is the right color.
09-04-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By Dylansbob

Here's how it would look with burgundy Newbaums...

Here's how it would look with burgundy Newbaums over rando bars.


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09-04-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 259
Posted By Dylansbob

old Retrotecs look similar with the neo-retro...

old Retrotecs look similar with the neo-retro vibe.
09-04-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 692
Posted By Dylansbob

DAmn, was Recycled doing a Garage Sale or...

DAmn, was Recycled doing a Garage Sale or something? I haven't even seen any cheap aluminum frames that cheap whenever I've gone in.
09-04-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 579
Posted By Dylansbob

I'm a huge believer in "fixie for fitness" riding...

I'm a huge believer in "fixie for fitness" riding (just maybe not riding-drunk-home-from-the-bar fixieing). When you have to make a jump to catch a light or for some other traffic reason, when you...
09-02-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,950
Posted By Dylansbob

I'm hoping to get my MRI results back very soon, ...

I'm hoping to get my MRI results back very soon, the results may equal northbend . Fixie skid that ripped my femur head out of socket 10yrs ago.
08-31-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By Dylansbob

Just use a 70s/80s road brake through the fender...

Just use a 70s/80s road brake through the fender hole. Keep it classy with a Weimannn centerpull so you can use the original cable hangers.
08-30-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 495
Posted By Dylansbob

Offset that far means your wrench shouldn't mar...

Offset that far means your wrench shouldn't mar the paint at least.
08-29-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 495
Posted By Dylansbob

Pretty sure they fit 23.8mm bars, so only a...

Pretty sure they fit 23.8mm bars, so only a road bar. I've seen them mounted on the toptube, about where interrupter levers would go.
08-29-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 5,182
Posted By Dylansbob

I'm pretty sure I already posted my '72 Pro, ...

I'm pretty sure I already posted my '72 Pro, but since I'm pleased as punch at picking up another. Here's a '74 silver/black Raleigh Professional fastback.
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08-29-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14,881
Views: 3,620,959
Posted By Dylansbob

'74 "Raliegh" Professional that popped up on...

'74 "Raliegh" Professional that popped up on Offerup a few weeks ago. Looks to be a Mk IV. Not sure if the misspelling or distance from civilization kept it from selling sooner, but it's mine now....
08-28-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 71,616
Views: 11,661,465
Posted By Dylansbob

Hopefully going to pick this up tomorrow Looks...

Hopefully going to pick this up tomorrow Looks like a good one...

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08-28-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By Dylansbob

I think we need a closeup on those headlugs

I think we need a closeup on those headlugs
08-28-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 353,519
Posted By Dylansbob

I have a big rounded Japanese Maple like that in...

I have a big rounded Japanese Maple like that in my front yard. When the leaves change color, I put a set of giant googly eyes on it one year and named it Snuffleufagus since it's the same color.
08-25-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 80
Posted By Dylansbob

semi-OT: Radwood car shows and bikes

Radwood shows are "a celebration of 80s and 90s" and are mainly car shows, but I saw several clean 80s bmx and a couple mtb when I went the last time it was local to me. This year's PNW show is a...
08-24-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By Dylansbob

Be careful with those locknuts when you're...

Be careful with those locknuts when you're tightening them. One of my Spidel hubs locknuts was cracked and is almost unobtainium.
08-23-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 551
Posted By Dylansbob

Dude. I totally feel that situation. From spring...

Dude. I totally feel that situation. From spring 2020-spring 2022, I brought in 14 or 15 bikes. Our garage door started acting up on account of the sagging foundation, so we stopped parking in it.......
08-21-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,189
Posted By Dylansbob

Headtube is 120mm.

Headtube is 120mm.
08-21-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,313
Posted By Dylansbob

Willow 46t triplizer. Why these didn't take off...

Willow 46t triplizer. Why these didn't take off at the time is beyond me, but I'm glad I have a couple of them.
08-21-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,313
Posted By Dylansbob

When I switched to the GP4/NR tubbies on the...

When I switched to the GP4/NR tubbies on the Guerciotti, I left the 5spd block and switched the shifters to friction. My hips' starting to making riding uncomfortable, but I'm still taking it...
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