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02-17-24, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8,977
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Posted By Bikedued

Amazing how much tires alone made this much...

Amazing how much tires alone made this much difference! I haven't had a chance to start on any real bike projects lately, because we're going into that stupid almost spring weather pattern. It's nice...
02-15-24, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8,977
Views: 3,066,730
Posted By Bikedued

eBay a dealer called unbroken chain.

eBay a dealer called unbroken chain.
02-15-24, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8,977
Views: 3,066,730
Posted By Bikedued

Tires came in for the Terra XT. Thank god they're...

Tires came in for the Terra XT. Thank god they're not gum walls. The whole package only weighed 2 lb so at least they'll look the part and don't weigh a ton. Kenda K850. Practically the last brand...
02-11-24, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7,412
Views: 871,990
Posted By Bikedued

Panaracer still makes the Pasela with flat...

Panaracer still makes the Pasela with flat protection in both 700 and 27 inch. I've ordered both in the last month. The ride like a cloud and very nice handling. The big blue logo is kind of ugly on...
02-09-24, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8,977
Views: 3,066,730
Posted By Bikedued

I picked up some chromed bullmoose goodness this...

I picked up some chromed bullmoose goodness this evening. Deerhead XT, Kashimax leather saddle, high flange
Shimano hubs Araya single wall rims with the directional dimples, Suntour XC bear traps,...
02-08-24, 11:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 503
Posted By Bikedued

Sturmer??

Some seller has a Sturmer road bike for sale. Appears to have chrome lugs, but not fancy chrome lugs. Says Sturmer on top and down tubes. sidepull brakes, Brooks saddle, drop bars, single right
side...
02-08-24, 09:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,004
Posted By Bikedued

Deore DX is good stuff. One of my all time...

Deore DX is good stuff. One of my all time favorite derailleurs, right behind Cyclone M-II.
02-07-24, 08:47 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,756
Posted By Bikedued

Ahhh, I tend to like my Treks older than 85......

Ahhh, I tend to like my Treks older than 85... black 1979 510, taupe1984 520, and now the grey/black 1983 720. The black 510 I have the most miles on. It's freaking magic on wheels!! LOVE it deeply,...
02-07-24, 02:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,756
Posted By Bikedued

I'm not sure what this means. Does it mean that...

I'm not sure what this means. Does it mean that the head tube and the head tube lugs are the same piece or what?
02-06-24, 03:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,903
Posted By Bikedued

Why can't bicycles stand up by themselves?...

Why can't bicycles stand up by themselves? Because they're two tired.
02-05-24, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 454,942
Posted By Bikedued

I just found matching sets of tires in 24 and 26...

I just found matching sets of tires in 24 and 26 on Amazon, but they are black wall and have to be ordered in sets of two 26 in and two 24 in but they are $35 a set. I cannot attest to the quality of...
02-05-24, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 454,942
Posted By Bikedued

And it's a good reminder for me to get my 26/24...

And it's a good reminder for me to get my 26/24 SM600 done. I went as far as ordering a new rhino light rear wheel back when they were still available but I never did find a hub with the correct...
02-05-24, 12:01 PM
Replies: 82,489
Views: 13,878,245
Posted By Bikedued

I'd have drop bars on that thing in less than a...

I'd have drop bars on that thing in less than a week, hehe
02-05-24, 11:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 439
Posted By Bikedued

I'm guessing you're one of those people that are...

I'm guessing you're one of those people that are so self-important that they have to have the last word every single time. Do me a favor and prove me wrong.
02-04-24, 10:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 439
Posted By Bikedued

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02-04-24, 07:33 AM
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02-03-24, 06:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,756
Posted By Bikedued

I had a Miata 1000 and I had to ride it with 32's...

I had a Miata 1000 and I had to ride it with 32's and aired down to get a decent ride out of it. It was harsh unless fully loaded I imagine. I sold it about the time I got done with the refurb.
02-01-24, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 661,219
Posted By Bikedued

I guess a lot of you know of my stroke of luck...

I guess a lot of you know of my stroke of luck finding a 720 that fits me perfectly. When it's all pretty again, I WILL be posting it here. It won't be VERY different, but that ridiculous saddle will...
01-31-24, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 454,942
Posted By Bikedued

I have a similar H series that I never got past...

I have a similar H series that I never got past the mockup stage on. It's going to be a fendered touring style. It's even the same color green. I think it is the previous decal style to yours, and...
01-31-24, 02:38 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,756
Posted By Bikedued

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01-31-24, 01:30 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,756
Posted By Bikedued

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01-31-24, 01:05 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,756
Posted By Bikedued

Holy crap the pictures really told no part of the...

Holy crap the pictures really told no part of the story whatsoever. It has the nice breaks and that's only the beginning. Custom built Wheels with bullseye cartridge bearings hubs, cinelli stem and...
01-31-24, 01:11 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,756
Posted By Bikedued

Well, the deal is done pretty much, so no harm in...

Well, the deal is done pretty much, so no harm in one pic, the only one they posted and non drive side of course. Looks like a total garage queen, even the Suntour bar ends are sparkling and have the...
01-30-24, 11:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,756
Posted By Bikedued

Trek touring, 531 and Mafac canti's?

This is 83-87 era most likely. Decals are all but gone maybe polished off at some point, or maybe never existed? 531 frame and fork, Mafac cantilevers. Light Charcoal grey and black head tube. Has...
01-29-24, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7,412
Views: 871,990
Posted By Bikedued

Not so much wrenching as it was stretching, 😂. I...

Not so much wrenching as it was stretching, 😂. I guess an Allen wrench for the brake cables and brifter removal counts?...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-24, 02:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,041
Posted By Bikedued

It's looking pretty damn good now. Just got the...

It's looking pretty damn good now. Just got the silicone hoods installed this morning. The saddle and tires were installed a week ago.


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01-27-24, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By Bikedued

So where did Push Gloves go??

My favorite fingerless crochet back gloves ever made. I found ONE pair in a newer style than the classic, that had already sold on ebay. No mention of the brand at all anywhere on the internet. They...
01-14-24, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7,412
Views: 871,990
Posted By Bikedued

Almost there, saddle won't be here until Tuesday,...

Almost there, saddle won't be here until Tuesday, UPS is closed tomorrow./
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Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-24, 03:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,041
Posted By Bikedued

It got up over 45 degrees today, so I went out...

It got up over 45 degrees today, so I went out and finished it up. Except the saddle of course. It is not coming until Tuesday if the tracking is correct.
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01-07-24, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7,412
Views: 871,990
Posted By Bikedued

Non vintage warning. Something I kind of wanted...

Non vintage warning. Something I kind of wanted when I was working at the bike shop in the late 2000's, and finally got one
15 years later. Yeah it's a full carbon hotrod. Riding this might get me...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-24, 04:17 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-24, 05:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,041
Posted By Bikedued

Good thing I don't give a damn what serious...

Good thing I don't give a damn what serious cyclists like. Sorry but disc brakes on a road bike will always be foolish in my opinion. There's a lot more fear of failure....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-24, 05:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,041
Posted By Bikedued

Don't let the door hit you on your way out...

Don't let the door hit you on your way out Junior. Have a nice day.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-24, 10:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,041
Posted By Bikedued

I think 2018 was the last bike I built, and my...

I think 2018 was the last bike I built, and my last metric century was 2013, lol. I am now 241 to my previous 215 pounds, lol. Now I just need to find a safe place to ride again. I used to commute to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-24, 10:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,041
Posted By Bikedued

Does anyone here still have one of these? Roubaix Comp full carbon..

Just picked this up tonight, and pretty much stole it for $155. Very little wear on it. Still has the plastic pedals that came out of the box, and even a pair of Profile Design Cobra triathlon bars...
11-24-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 77,650
Posted By Bikedued

Yeah baby. Found one again, the last old hybrid I...

Yeah baby. Found one again, the last old hybrid I found was about 2017-2018. This one popped up yesterday, was $100, and then got a Gretsch solid body guitar, plus got off of work 3.5 half hours...
12-30-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 77,650
Posted By Bikedued

Built this one a while back. An early 90's...

Built this one a while back. An early 90's Nishiki decked out with the cool toys. Yes I did finally get a quill stem that fits....
01-12-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,888
Posted By Bikedued

Specialized Sirrus pawn shop find, 87?

Was in the middle driving WAY out to get a pair of tubes for my Fender Deville amp, and decided to check a local pawn shop for guitars. Little did I know a flash of red in the row of probably 30...
11-30-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,155
Posted By Bikedued

You can't let it bother you, cause in Houston it...

You can't let it bother you, cause in Houston it is probably at least 50% of the facebook ads. Besides it was a CL ad with pictures exactly like this, where I got my Moto Grand Record,,,,BD
04-22-16, 03:34 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 23,209
Posted By Bikedued

This is not the greatest song in the world. It's...

This is not the greatest song in the world. It's just a tribute.,,,,BD

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lK4cX5xGiQ
02-28-16, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 454,942
Posted By Bikedued

I stripped a little more paint off the old 92...

I stripped a little more paint off the old 92 M500 yesterday. I have an 88 decal set I've had for years, but it's white. It will disappear against the polished finish. Time to order another decal...
10-08-15, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8,977
Views: 3,066,730
Posted By Bikedued

Proof that I wasn't making it up. Hehe.,,,,BD ...

Proof that I wasn't making it up. Hehe.,,,,BD


http://i114.photobucket.com/albums/n267/Kustombyker/DSCN0840_zps9f0fakyc.jpg
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03-03-15, 12:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 39,802
Posted By Bikedued

Definitely a high end Schwinn fan too. I have the...

Definitely a high end Schwinn fan too. I have the obligatory black chrome High Sierra with XT and roller cam brakes.,,,,BD
01-22-15, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 290,946
Posted By Bikedued

I had forgotten about this thread! I have to add...

I had forgotten about this thread! I have to add my latest Fuji find! Either a late 74 or early build 75 "The Newest". The S/N says May of 1974, but has a series number of 10043. Somehow I don't...
07-26-14, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7,514
Views: 3,674,901
Posted By Bikedued

These mooserisers are original. I bought the bike...

These mooserisers are original. I bought the bike from the guy who has owned it since new. It was painted black when stock, but it rusted from storage. He worked the rust off, and liked the look so...
02-18-13, 12:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,088
Posted By Bikedued

Well, I just found it? Stolen or not, it is now...

Well, I just found it? Stolen or not, it is now in the possession of a friend of mine. The same guy who had my red Cannondale that I got back in March of last year. I am not sure who he bought it...
01-18-13, 07:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,631
Posted By Bikedued

My International. I wish it had the triple, but...

My International. I wish it had the triple, but it started getting them a year or two later. Oh well, still a nice ride. I put the Suntour Blue Line on it, originally was Cyclone.,,,,BD
...
07-02-12, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7,514
Views: 3,674,901
Posted By Bikedued

My 84? Sierra. I have since ditched the fenders,...

My 84? Sierra. I have since ditched the fenders, and I am thinking modern knobby tires. It looks decidedly more masculine without the fenders, hehe. I used mostly modern parts. 8 speed wheels from a...
05-06-12, 10:11 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 58,951
Posted By Bikedued

My turn. Bought this one for $100 from a bad CL...

My turn. Bought this one for $100 from a bad CL ad pic. I was praying it wasn't a Jubilee or something low end, as they all shared the same paint it seems, from the GR on down. Universal brakes from...
08-15-11, 09:15 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 24,564
Posted By Bikedued

Just bumping this back up, as I am about to build...

Just bumping this back up, as I am about to build something interesting from a large frame 84/85 Sierra. I am using modern 31.8 round bend FSA bars with a quill adapter, and aero bars as it seems to...
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