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Posted By DMC707

anything under $500 is okay for that bike

anything under $500 is okay for that bike
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Posted By DMC707

Thats definitely applicable to the old stuff ----...

Thats definitely applicable to the old stuff ---- not sure if these "Mid-School" bikes are there yet ---

Robinson was a premium brand, but the low end GT branded parts make this bike appear...
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Posted By DMC707

Unless you consider someone turning this once...

Unless you consider someone turning this once proud machine into a Townie to be butchery
05-24-22, 12:20 PM
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Posted By DMC707

A XC wheelset will shed some weight quickly

A XC wheelset will shed some weight quickly
05-24-22, 12:10 PM
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Posted By DMC707

My bluish/purplish DeBErnardi set up for...

My bluish/purplish DeBErnardi set up for doodle-bugging around with the tall stem and triple chainset -- Some type of Campagnolo group but i fogged out on the fine details
...
05-24-22, 11:58 AM
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Posted By DMC707

This is a long thread so i might have posted mine...

This is a long thread so i might have posted mine before -- IT was purchased from another forum member who restored it lovingly perhaps 6 years ago?

Sadly i stalled out on it at that rear...
05-24-22, 11:08 AM
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Posted By DMC707

Very true --- regarding mountain bikes, if...

Very true --- regarding mountain bikes, if someone is 28 years old and grew up on a steady diet of carbon fiber 29'ers ---- a 15 year old 26'er single pivot rig might seem pretty archaic
05-23-22, 02:03 PM
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Posted By DMC707

Very nice

Very nice
05-23-22, 01:56 PM
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Posted By DMC707

https://i.imgur.com/QFInGBa.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/QFInGBa.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/N8ezsOv.jpg

and do projects count? This frameset is the reason i picked up the above Bridgestone --- this is another Bridgestone from my...
05-23-22, 01:50 PM
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Views: 1,511
Posted By DMC707

It is full of Win

It is full of Win
05-23-22, 12:31 PM
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Posted By DMC707

Quite a bit of orange on this one ...

Quite a bit of orange on this one

https://i.imgur.com/2hJU1JP.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/txFt148.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/fBjKNMC.jpg
05-23-22, 12:25 PM
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Posted By DMC707

Salsa stem on my Klein has a teensy tadpole bit...

Salsa stem on my Klein has a teensy tadpole bit of rise

https://i.imgur.com/6rutZZ0.jpg
05-23-22, 10:46 AM
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Posted By DMC707

The OP has a personal theory that grips are not...

The OP has a personal theory that grips are not necessry for his needs per another thread in the C&V forum --- we all have our preferences i guess ---
05-19-22, 12:14 PM
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Posted By DMC707

Id just do it -- those tires are retro in...

Id just do it -- those tires are retro in appearance and make me want to try a pair -- although your experience wrestling with the bead gives me pause. I havent done tubeless road tires yet, but...
05-19-22, 11:49 AM
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Views: 367
Posted By DMC707

Love the BITD action pic ! While it...

Love the BITD action pic !

While it would not be unheard of to have to change cranksets in 25 years - did your bike originally come with the White Industries cranks some of the Marins were...
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Posted By DMC707

Nice bike! I like the elevated chainstay...

Nice bike!

I like the elevated chainstay design strictly from an aesthetics standpoint. They were quirky. Nishiki utilized Richard Cunningham ( MAntis bicycles and later a magazine editor...
05-18-22, 12:38 PM
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Views: 1,511
Posted By DMC707

All he has to do is dial it up to 400 watts ...

All he has to do is dial it up to 400 watts

https://i.imgur.com/Gj5rXnW.gif
05-18-22, 10:11 AM
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Posted By DMC707

These are all cool stories I also love to...

These are all cool stories

I also love to drope the hamer when i see other guys' (and gals) with luxurious clothing

But i think i will get back to the Johnny Depp/ Amber Heard saga now

...
05-16-22, 10:26 AM
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Posted By DMC707

Couple of occasions, ive hit up craigslist and...

Couple of occasions, ive hit up craigslist and purchased bikes when in a new town on business --- not overseas or anything -- but in the past , as a insurance adjuster, i would never know how long...
05-13-22, 01:06 PM
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Views: 839
Posted By DMC707

I always turn my seatpost clamp around when its...

I always turn my seatpost clamp around when its it time to dial it up to 400 and drope the hamer


Similar to when i was a sniper. Whenever i would turn my ball cap around backwards and put on...
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Posted By DMC707

That bike has a long stem, so that should help

That bike has a long stem, so that should help
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Posted By DMC707

Thats a conundrum If any of the components...

Thats a conundrum

If any of the components are original - and that is hard to say as the bike has been monkeyed with a lot --- then it looks more like a Timberline -- as i wouldnt have...
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Posted By DMC707

Ditto -- that one looks really nice --- ...

Ditto --

that one looks really nice --- If i really had to have it - might stretch it to 6, but sadly Diamond BAck does not quite carry the brand appeal of the big 4 (Litespeed, Dean,...
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Views: 247
Posted By DMC707

That bike looks very tasty ! Matching saddle...

That bike looks very tasty !

Matching saddle is straight fire as well

Size of the bike looks like a 56-58 ish , so one thing to keep in mind is that size as usually that size is usable best...
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Posted By DMC707

This is my only Ferrari. I normally prefer...

This is my only Ferrari. I normally prefer Chevy Corsica's and Ford Tempo's (Sorry - im kidding - i love Italian bikes, but do realize Trak and Raleigh made a few good ones too)


Very...
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Posted By DMC707

Guessing it looks like the one pictured below? ...

Guessing it looks like the one pictured below?

Concorde got some mileage out of the PDM tie in. That color scheme was common from the mid 80's to the early 90's . I dont doubt the bike...
05-12-22, 10:24 AM
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Posted By DMC707

exactlcaloso said "The great thing about...

exactlcaloso said

"The great thing about fluid trainers is that the resistance increases as the wheel speed increases. Which makes the resistance curve similar to what you'd experience outside....
05-10-22, 07:04 PM
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Posted By DMC707

Nice !

Nice !
05-10-22, 06:20 PM
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Posted By DMC707

Dont have much experience with different brands,...

Dont have much experience with different brands, but several variations of Cycle-ops trainers have served me well over the years

Since everyone "has to have" a smart trainer now, -- i picked up a...
05-10-22, 06:17 PM
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Views: 357
Posted By DMC707

White cable housing --- Amazon is your friend. ...

White cable housing --- Amazon is your friend.

Its a friend to all of us --------------- all of us

for all things
05-09-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,098
Posted By DMC707

Correct - Used 'em on mountain bikes for a long...

Correct - Used 'em on mountain bikes for a long time --- Yes - thru axles are standard now, -- but when bikes as burly as a Santa Cruz Bullitt or Nomad were using QR's years ago ---they're fine...
05-09-22, 04:44 PM
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Views: 2,098
Posted By DMC707

I hate rich people ! But Egads --...

I hate rich people !




But Egads -- where on earth did i put my tall rolly ladder? I believe the help left a coo-pon for velveeta in my book on the top shelf! Just venting chaps - but...
05-09-22, 03:57 PM
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Posted By DMC707

This

This
05-09-22, 03:55 PM
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Posted By DMC707

This is done all the time if you race --- might...

This is done all the time if you race --- might have a set of wheels for different conditions plus a set of time trial wheels

TT wheels will have a tighter cassette generally but normally not...
05-09-22, 03:39 PM
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Views: 68,336
Posted By DMC707

Love the copper accents !

Love the copper accents !
05-09-22, 03:27 PM
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Views: 68,336
Posted By DMC707

Not many concessions to Clyde-dom here -- but its...

Not many concessions to Clyde-dom here -- but its a Litespeed Team with 32h eyeleted rims - and the bars are a wide set of comfy Salsa 'cross bars --
I will change out to a set of Specialized Hovers...
05-09-22, 03:15 PM
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Views: 6,196
Posted By DMC707

Still have the Trek 7300 ? Curious after...

Still have the Trek 7300 ?


Curious after all these years
05-09-22, 03:09 PM
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Views: 6,836
Posted By DMC707

Butte half the fun now is thinking of puns about...

Butte half the fun now is thinking of puns about Buttes -- giant or otherwise and we could turn this into a 50 page thread :lol::lol::lol:
05-09-22, 03:07 PM
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Views: 250
Posted By DMC707

Looks 2005 ish or thereabouts I wouldnt...

Looks 2005 ish or thereabouts

I wouldnt spend too much time doing a forensics level deep dive into it --- this level of machine, condition trumps year of manufacture anytime -- but disc mounts...
05-09-22, 10:45 AM
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Views: 6,836
Posted By DMC707

Is this a bike designed to be ridden in the...

Is this a bike designed to be ridden in the forest? Amongst treeks ?

https://i.imgur.com/k8dvPSo.jpg
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Posted By DMC707

Those were interesting BITD -- Unified rear...

Those were interesting BITD -- Unified rear triangle design was i think supposed to cut down on pedal bob

both the hubs and bottom bracket should be cartridge style bearings , but suspension...
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Views: 313
Posted By DMC707

Cool bike -- Katsup's 300-400$ estimate in...

Cool bike -- Katsup's 300-400$ estimate in certain markets is not bad -- These bikes are every bit as nice as the "boutique" brands of the time period from a rider perspective. Just didnt get...
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Views: 347
Posted By DMC707

Ritchey = Sugino and Dia comp middle of the road...

Ritchey = Sugino and Dia comp middle of the road stuff --- 1990 era Deore XT is very nice and in keeping with a performance build
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Views: 347
Posted By DMC707

Guessing mom is 5'4 ish? Really cool bike --...

Guessing mom is 5'4 ish?

Really cool bike -- great backstory

As a Deore XT equipped Ritchey -- i think folks are pessimistic with their value guesstimates --- Rapidfire shifting if original...
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Views: 380
Posted By DMC707

$650 as it appears to be all there and is a legit...

$650 as it appears to be all there and is a legit Japanese classic

Note: this is an off the cuff eval and the first number that popped into my head when i looked at the photos.
05-03-22, 12:03 PM
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Views: 2,229
Posted By DMC707

you found a mid length xtr RDR fo ot ! Looks...

you found a mid length xtr RDR fo ot ! Looks very nice !
04-21-22, 11:26 AM
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Views: 1,169
Posted By DMC707

Fits the definition of "Classic" -- and 2x10...

Fits the definition of "Classic" -- and 2x10 Campy is pretty darn vintage as well
Forum: BMX
04-20-22, 01:57 PM
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Views: 256
Posted By DMC707

20"x 1.75 BMX Front & Rear 1 speed Freewheel...

20"x 1.75 BMX Front & Rear 1 speed Freewheel Bicycle Wheels 48 Spoke Black | eBay...
04-19-22, 01:42 PM
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Views: 359
Posted By DMC707

Go for it ! My old DeRosa with a collection...

Go for it !

My old DeRosa with a collection of Campy components that work together nicely -- crankset is a Centaur compact 50-34 with 10 speed Veloce shifters and i believe a Chorus Rear...
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