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02-06-24, 10:23 PM
Replies: 82,489
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Posted By Jazzyg72

I was on the design team for this bike and can...

I was on the design team for this bike and can 100% say it was NOT built by Tom! It was a $500 MSRP bike! It had True Temper AVR tubing through out, There was a sticker on the chain stay that said...
02-04-24, 05:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,009
Posted By Portlandjim

Sequoia design timeline

Tim designed the first Sequoia, 1981 or so. He left right before I started working for Specialized around July 1982. I redesigned all the bike frames, including the Sequoia model, as one my first...
12-23-23, 09:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,313
Posted By rccardr

This one has sold. Thanks for looking.

This one has sold.
Thanks for looking.
12-02-23, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 576
Posted By merziac

Fantastic! Nice work, great save, don't...

Fantastic!

Nice work, great save, don't think I've ever seen a McLean rescue before. :thumb:

Paging gomango
12-02-23, 04:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 576
Posted By norskagent

Here are some current pics, cleaned up, etc.: ...

Here are some current pics, cleaned up, etc.:
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/20231201_165403_535eab210016a990e04552e85007d6ed78af74d8.jpg...
12-02-23, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 576
Posted By norskagent

1982 rescue Mclean

Found in a storage unit!
Here are some as found pics:
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1209x1612/20231108_145154_54f3672047f8762767dd550f3e0be6f98f9a5dd4.jpg...
11-06-23, 06:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,665
Posted By repechage

‘keep tabs though, they were aware of the problem...

‘keep tabs though, they were aware of the problem for years, and denied, delayed until it was no longer possible.
‘the design is suspect.
11-06-23, 02:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,665
Posted By squirtdad

my experience with grail bikes 1) they have to...

my experience with grail bikes
1) they have to fit. I got a beautiful (too beautiful the only new bike my wife as ever noted...something about de rosa red) de rosa from gomango it was just a...
10-25-23, 06:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,313
Posted By rccardr

Just a bump to tempt those on the fence... And...

Just a bump to tempt those on the fence...
And a pic of how it looked built up when I ran it:...
09-03-23, 10:36 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 16,952
Posted By repechage

I have supplied bikes for University....

I have supplied bikes for University. Unfortunately all were stolen, even with a warning there is just not enough awareness or apprehension that they would be stolen.
‘if they had invested money or...
09-03-23, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7,412
Views: 871,936
Posted By Nemosengineer

This frame was bought, shipped, lost. refunded,...

This frame was bought, shipped, lost. refunded, found, offered back to me at a better price, bought again, shipped again, and finally received today.

A 1985 53cm Dave Moulton Recherche. The spec...
09-02-23, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7,412
Views: 871,936
Posted By SurferRosa

New Cinelli stem/bars, Fizik tape and Athena...

New Cinelli stem/bars, Fizik tape and Athena brake levers on the Bottecchia.
...
09-02-23, 06:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,171
Posted By SJX426

I have no idea what that statement means! ...

I have no idea what that statement means!
https://live.staticflickr.com/890/39863596220_f1e76a1dc2_5k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23JBmk7)P1000599 (https://flic.kr/p/23JBmk7) on Flickr
09-01-23, 09:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,171
Posted By dmarkun

You know you have too many bikes when ...

You reach to shift and have to think a second about which direction to move the lever.
("No such thing" is not a valid reply.)

...
07-11-23, 01:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,222
Posted By bargo68

Fitz Cycles in Santa Rosa, Ca.

Fitz Cycles in Santa Rosa, Ca.
07-10-23, 11:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,222
Posted By fender1

I sold 2 Rivendell’s and bought these. Jeff...

I sold 2 Rivendell’s and bought these.

Jeff Lyon is the builder.

Lyon L'Avecaise 700c randonnering bikes. Made from thin-wall tubing (28mm 7-4-7 top tube, 32mm down tube) for the right flex...
07-09-23, 01:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,222
Posted By twolve

Thanks! An unfortunate shipping experience led to...

Thanks! An unfortunate shipping experience led to a new Chris Kvale paint job and new fenders, now it's like a new bike again.

I know you've had a lot of nice bikes, but I think you'd be happy...
07-08-23, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 601
Posted By eljayski

"birthday" portrait Tomassini Techno

just picked up the completed ride from LBS. commitments preclude an inaugural ride today but soon!

thanks for looking!...
07-07-23, 12:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,222
Posted By squirtdad

dave kirk Kirk Frameworks | Custom Bicycles...

dave kirk Kirk Frameworks | Custom Bicycles (http://kirkframeworks.com/) make fantastic road bikes (no longer does mtn bikes)
Not inexpensive, but worth every penny for a bike that sings ride faster...
07-07-23, 11:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,222
Posted By twolve

Curt is not longer building bike frames...

Curt is not longer building bike frames unfortunately. But if you can find one that fits, I promise it will be worth it!
...
05-26-23, 04:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 791
Posted By bikemig

This is C&V, right? That means the "right "answer...

This is C&V, right? That means the "right "answer to the OP's question is to buy both.
05-25-23, 10:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 791
Posted By katsup

Looking at the catalog scan that you posted, that...

Looking at the catalog scan that you posted, that year Super Grizzly appears to be Tange, not Tange Prestige.

I've owned a '90 Grizzly (Prestige) and a 92' 970. The Grizzly had the edge with ride...
03-27-23, 05:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,457
Posted By jiangshi

His best steel, IMO: ...

His best steel, IMO:

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1200/p2063011_d645d83041bdbf423deee1a17abd1c8070411c25.jpg...
03-22-23, 07:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,146
Posted By jet sanchEz

Mariposa is great but not cheap Marinoni has...

Mariposa is great but not cheap

Marinoni has the experience and would be cheaper, OP might want a full repaint and decals, which Marinoni are very good at as well

My guess is that whomever...
03-21-23, 08:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,146
Posted By merziac

Maybe so but Marinoni would not be a bad choice...

Maybe so but Marinoni would not be a bad choice at all.
Replies: 10
Views: 841
Posted By jiangshi

This bike appears to be an early 1990's model....

This bike appears to be an early 1990's model. The paint looks to be original. I can't make out the tubing sticker. If I was selling, I would ask $800.
01-13-23, 09:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,418
Posted By Andy Antipas

1970 Cinelli SC N+1

The latest addition is an Iconic 1970 Cinelli Supercorsa. PO had the frame refinished 10 years ago, and as usual I go with a period build with Campy, Cinelli, Fiamme, Regina. I won't get to ride it...
12-30-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,608
Posted By Drillium Dude

This one: ...

This one:

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1560x2000/image_b52a5fc682574b5b7fc4d8ebbe91bcff37d63cb3.png

Why? Because it fits perfectly and rides even better than it looks...
12-13-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,517
Posted By jiangshi

The brake bridge suggests it is not a Primato or...

The brake bridge suggests it is not a Primato or Neo Primato.
12-11-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,517
Posted By jiangshi

Read his history.

Read his history.
12-11-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,517
Posted By jiangshi

There was no Primato in the 1980's. We need...

There was no Primato in the 1980's.

We need more than one BB picture from below.
11-28-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,771
Posted By non-fixie

I prefer finding used frames. Much cheaper (if...

I prefer finding used frames. Much cheaper (if you know what to look for) and more environmentally-friendly than having a new one built.

Having said that, the idea of having a frame built to...
11-15-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By mikemowbz

Gilles Berthoud - filled-brazed fast randonneuse

While I don't think this bike is terribly old - I'd guess 1990s or turn of the millennium? - it certainly has a 'classic' vibe.

I haven't been posting here in C&V much for a while, but thought...
10-22-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,663
Posted By Kilroy1988

Okay, I couldn't help but dive in after the new...

Okay, I couldn't help but dive in after the new tires, cable housing, brake pads and bar tape all arrived at once this morning... I spent a few hours also cleaning it up a bit all around as I applied...
10-17-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,005
Posted By Bianchigirll

I agree that is a beautiful bicycle, the dark...

I agree that is a beautiful bicycle, the dark wood really makes that color something special.
10-16-22, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,005
Posted By SurferRosa

Holy Mother of beautiful bikes!

Holy Mother of beautiful bikes!
09-20-22, 11:04 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,266
Posted By Drillium Dude

Whooooooosh................ DD

Whooooooosh................

DD
07-15-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7,412
Views: 871,936
Posted By mrv

Refurb my free RockHopper with my free wheelset. ...

Refurb my free RockHopper with my free wheelset.

...
07-15-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 31,126
Posted By Drillium Dude

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1550x1294/image_36dc717e0671fb2ed01f84aadaa91089980b9661.png

DD
07-15-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 31,126
Posted By Germany_chris

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dc714d41_3de6_4dc9_9892_876c0c50552b_4da1d6940c509319d2dabc2d112a537c6509c2f2.jpeg
07-13-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By SJX426

The failure I saw was at the BB shell to DT...

The failure I saw was at the BB shell to DT location. The owner bought the bike and had it repaired.
07-10-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,041
Posted By smd4

An artifact from my Paramount days. Also DA...

An artifact from my Paramount days. Also DA equipped.

Oooh, yeah, that was never going to happen. Suntour was always third-class in my book.
07-09-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,041
Posted By seagrade

When I look at those photographs sacrilege is...

When I look at those photographs sacrilege is probably the last word association I'd make - that bicycle looks simply fantastic and there's plenty of precedent for Shimano (and Suntour)-equipped...
07-09-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,041
Posted By bikingshearer

Yeah, both specks of it. :rolleyes: Nice...

Yeah, both specks of it. :rolleyes:

Nice bike. Hey, it's a post-Cino SC. No sacrilege running Dura Ace stuff on it.
07-08-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,938
Posted By mstateglfr

They certainly can be a lateral move, but it isnt...

They certainly can be a lateral move, but it isnt always a lateral move. Like most topics, it isnt as simple as you claim.

My main road bike, backup road bike, and periodic road bike all have rim...
07-08-22, 01:07 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 31,126
Posted By gaucho777

Footbridge in Orinda, CA. ...

Footbridge in Orinda, CA.

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07-06-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 168,205
Posted By Scrapegote

Sure thing ... The why: a 94 stumpy was my...

Sure thing ...
The why: a 94 stumpy was my first real mountain bike, I had it when I was in the service (on a ship in the Navy), and just loved taking it out in ports and roaming around. I recently...
07-06-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 168,205
Posted By eom

Assist. ...

Assist.

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07-05-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,938
Posted By nlerner

Oh, man! Next thing you know SunTour will close...

Oh, man! Next thing you know SunTour will close up shop and Fuji and Miyata will stop frame production!
07-05-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,938
Posted By mstateglfr

A long running and popular thread here is the...

A long running and popular thread here is the steel frame modern drivetrain build.
This announcement will impact those who like updating older frames with modern high level drivetrains.
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