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12-02-23, 08:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,667
Posted By Dylansbob

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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ubiquitous Schwinn Mirada with less than 10m...
10-28-23, 11:19 AM
Replies: 28
Psa
Views: 1,546
Posted By Dylansbob

$8 Ukai 650b rims with a braking surface

$8 Ukai 650b rims with a braking surface
09-18-23, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By Dylansbob

Feeler post: Any interest in a Pina Montello with Mavic for $650 in PNW?

I'm putting out some feelers on any interest on my Pinarello in the PNW area. I don't really want to ship, as costs seem to be ~$200. 60ST / 57TT. It's a "rider" condition. One very small...
07-03-23, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By Dylansbob

Any of Shimano (or anyone elses) left barcon will...

Any of Shimano (or anyone elses) left barcon will pull enough for a triple, quad, or quint if you can rig up that many chainrings. Hot tip used to be buying two lefts for cheap and using one as a...
07-02-23, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By Dylansbob

I'll typically use longer bolts and those little...

I'll typically use longer bolts and those little thin knurled nuts that come on presta valves as spacers. It's also how I deal with disc brake caliper interference.
06-29-23, 08:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 773
Posted By Dylansbob

Double drilled NR triple crank

Saw this on a local ad for a 531 Romic. I'm guessing this was originally NR triple with a more useful 74mm bcd pattern added. ...
06-29-23, 12:24 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,558
Posted By Dylansbob

Plus side: Very strong, very slack geometry,...

Plus side: Very strong, very slack geometry, almost a beach cruiser with drops. Massive tire clearance, some 29x2.0 street tires can be made to fit.

Negatives: Very heavy. Instantly...
06-26-23, 09:05 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,719
Posted By Dylansbob

I flatted 3x on a recent 3m test ride. First...

I flatted 3x on a recent 3m test ride. First one was a shifted plastic rimstrip, so I patched it. Next one was a bit of glass from where someone had broken bottles on the bike path, patched...
06-18-23, 09:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,696
Posted By Dylansbob

IT LIVES!!!! (obiligitory) I'd say the...

IT LIVES!!!! (obiligitory)

I'd say the OP's machine is ~'89 with the Suntour index barcons. I briefly had a white one that was similarly equipped as well as a later model one after they...
06-15-23, 03:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,215
Posted By Dylansbob

I had a guy buy a Tange Switchblade fork off...

I had a guy buy a Tange Switchblade fork off ebay. He received it and destroyed the original rubber caps off the fork crown bolts removing them so he could complain the bolts were rusty and wanted...
06-14-23, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By Dylansbob

PIcked it up this evening. It included a...

PIcked it up this evening. It included a Motor-bacon Super Sprint which had the correct CTA lightweight saddle. No wheels, but that might be a reason to make a 650b switch.

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06-14-23, 03:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,617
Posted By Dylansbob

As long as the thread is alive again... I...

As long as the thread is alive again...

I was ~14 when I first rented AF from my local VHS store and it may be the biggest influence on my riding. For the next two summers (much to my parents...
06-14-23, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By Dylansbob

Just double checking, this is a late '70s PX10?

https://images.offerup.com/FfPKHUdcFktHM3Zt53f1EdDs8Kc=/1440x1440/28f2/28f235b9bf5244119f99d79bd0c90398.jpg

Isn't red label 531 is extra-light? Crisp looking brazing. Spidel labeled Simplex. ...
06-11-23, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By Dylansbob

sold

sold
06-11-23, 06:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,507
Posted By Dylansbob

Di2 hackjobs are the new fixie hackjobs?

Di2 hackjobs are the new fixie hackjobs?
06-05-23, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By Dylansbob

Size large. $300

Size large. $300
06-05-23, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By Dylansbob

80s Masi Gran Criterium -- Campy Veloce/Mirage 9spd triple

WHOOPS!! Nuevo Strada. Wrong model in title!!!

Another one for the PNW people, local pickup only. '80s Masi, 57cm center to top ST, 56cm center to center TT. The frame is rider quality with...
06-01-23, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By Dylansbob

AS Gillott Reynolds 531 Campy PNW pickup

Here's another one I'm offering up. 60cm st c-t-t, 57cm tt c-t-c. 531 frame, unknown if the forks are as well. There was some discussion when I showed this to the Gillott fb group. Most...
06-01-23, 07:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 778
Posted By Dylansbob

These are a necessity on old touring bikes with...

These are a necessity on old touring bikes with narrow fork boss spacing.
06-01-23, 03:50 PM
05-31-23, 08:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,813
Posted By Dylansbob

650bx38 Col de Vie. No denting needed. ...

650bx38 Col de Vie. No denting needed.

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05-30-23, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Dylansbob

Sold to my neighbor.

Sold to my neighbor.
05-30-23, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,101
Posted By Dylansbob

I just sold a nice Urban Express a couple weeks...

I just sold a nice Urban Express a couple weeks ago for $160. It was very clean and mostly original. Because I was selling it as basic transportation, I pulled the OG cockpit (NItto bar/Suntour...
05-30-23, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Dylansbob

1992 Trek 990 19" $220 PNW pickup only

In case anyone nearby is looking for a 990. Located in Tacoma, but I can meet part way for Portland/Bellingham people.
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05-30-23, 06:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By Dylansbob

80s Guerciotti $200 PNW pickup

Sorry, no shipping. 59x57cm Colombus Aelle. A few small paint chips, but no cracks or dings. Drivetrain is a mix of Superbe/Cyclone, lower spec Edge brakes. Suzue hubs on Araya clinchers. ...
05-23-23, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 659
Posted By Dylansbob

1973 Raleigh Professional silver/black PNW pickup

Shameless self-promotion. Attic find from this past winter. $240

https://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/bik/d/tacoma-1973-raleigh-professional-23/7624145034.html
05-07-23, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Dylansbob

Different one I think. This one was on OU, ...

Different one I think. This one was on OU, west of Olympia in the sticks. At a very good price. :)
05-07-23, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Dylansbob

Finally found a Specialized I'll own.

One of my middle school dream bikes, an American Flyers-era Allez. This one looks to be an '85 SE. Full Superbe drivetrain/brakes, SBI finishing kit, and that awesome red laquered seatpost. ...
04-24-23, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 374,898
Posted By Dylansbob

I don't know if I'd posted any of these earlier, ...

I don't know if I'd posted any of these earlier, but various 650b projects I dabbled with over the years.

...
Replies: 14
Views: 873
Posted By Dylansbob

If clean Sugino VP are bringing that kind of...

If clean Sugino VP are bringing that kind of money, it's time for me to cash out some of my collection.
04-09-23, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15,363
Views: 4,011,351
Posted By Dylansbob

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/superbe_39125ac5e3c786146f9301e663bc2da14cbf983d.jpgWhile visiting the local co-op, I found the very dry RD in the bottom of the...
04-06-23, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By Dylansbob

My fenders have a protective layer of gorillatape...

My fenders have a protective layer of gorillatape on the inside to keep a couple of smaller cracks from propagating. Good recommendation for anyone who's still using these.
04-04-23, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7,412
Views: 871,990
Posted By Dylansbob

I stumbled across an early '00s Univega for a...

I stumbled across an early '00s Univega for a song and couldn't resist harvesting the campy mirage group. I'd only ridden this Gitane a few times since buying it as a frameset during covid. It...
03-16-23, 03:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,172
Posted By Dylansbob

That's the shorty they marketed for cross, ...

That's the shorty they marketed for cross, right? . I thought my 7spd LX triples with tweaked cages were good until I lucked into one of those.
03-15-23, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By Dylansbob

ALPS stem?

I thought this looked pretty interesting. I've heard ALPS frames are well-regarded. Not sure if this is the same company. Seems obviously high-quality with a certain Japanese feel to it.
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01-27-23, 12:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,422
Posted By Dylansbob

50-something Rotrax Concours I have languishing...

50-something Rotrax Concours I have languishing in the back of my bike room...

...
01-11-23, 09:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,159
Posted By Dylansbob

When I lived in MS, the only riding I did was 2...

When I lived in MS, the only riding I did was 2 blocks to the gas station for beer or 6 blocks the other direction for cheaper beer when they had it. I got an old Western Flyer cantilever framed...
12-23-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,266
Posted By Dylansbob

Thanks. It's got to be something nice, as it...

Thanks. It's got to be something nice, as it has wide dent in the TT where it looks like someone broke a ulock with a jack. The damage was done before the powdercoat (and I'm guessing the canti...
12-21-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,266
Posted By Dylansbob

SkinGriz og Nitto Moustache. The photo angle...

SkinGriz og Nitto Moustache. The photo angle makes them look funky.
12-20-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,266
Posted By Dylansbob

My $20 mystery frame from the co-op and $5 DeepVs...

My $20 mystery frame from the co-op and $5 DeepVs from the same. I laced them with 1.8-1.5-1.8 spokes for one of the lightest dv wheelsets you'll find. When I'm feeling up to it, I like to...
12-02-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15,363
Views: 4,011,351
Posted By Dylansbob

Brad L That Bianchi looks to have a Suntour...

Brad L That Bianchi looks to have a Suntour Command group. Very cool.
11-16-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 688
Posted By Dylansbob

110/74 mtb crank. Something basic like an Sakae...

110/74 mtb crank. Something basic like an Sakae Ringo or Sugino VP. Mix-n-match rings.
11-16-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By Dylansbob

When i hear the words "Giles Berthoud bike", ...

When i hear the words "Giles Berthoud bike", that's what I envision.
11-15-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,204
Posted By Dylansbob

Sorry, the winner is clearly the gentleman on...

Sorry, the winner is clearly the gentleman on the left with the rear cantilever brake, regardless of the cost. (Sorry, I hate U-brakes)
11-11-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,224
Posted By Dylansbob

I had cleaned out almost everything (down to 3...

I had cleaned out almost everything (down to 3 bikes, couple of buckets of parts) about 7yrs ago after hurting myself pretty bad not resting after a crash and being unable to ride. It took a...
11-10-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,748
Posted By Dylansbob

IMHO, the best looking of all the 80s Schwinns. ...

IMHO, the best looking of all the 80s Schwinns. This is coming from someone with a black/chrome Circuit and pink/white SSport.
11-08-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,198
Posted By Dylansbob

I prefer to just buy grails from people who have...

I prefer to just buy grails from people who have no idea....

The $160 Pinarello Montello had been inherited by a nephew, who put new tires on and tried to train for the STP in the early...
11-07-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,612
Posted By Dylansbob

The only downside is availability in certain...

The only downside is availability in certain sizes and how much inflation/transport costs have made the price rise since '`19
11-06-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7,412
Views: 871,990
Posted By Dylansbob

At this point, I'd say you don't have anything...

At this point, I'd say you don't have anything to lose by putting a big crescent wrench on it and start bending it back. I actually saved one about that bad by getting it relatively close with the...
11-03-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 9,738
Posted By Dylansbob

1x conversions. Ok, fine. If you've...

1x conversions.


Ok, fine. If you've built up a city bike with a single ring, as long as it's all period correct. I hate seeing 80/90s mtb (or even worse roadbike) with a cheap BOX 1x...
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