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07-18-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By bargo68

Your tire choices sound kosher for the...

Your tire choices sound kosher for the "cruiser/commuter" style you are going for. Let me add Schwalbe Fat Frank to the mix. Here they are on my 1983 Miyata Ridge Runner. They are listed as 26 x...
07-17-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,092
Posted By bargo68

I believe, for 1983, that this represents the top...

I believe, for 1983, that this represents the top 'o the line for Univega.

I believe....

...
07-09-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 700
Views: 59,110
Posted By bargo68

Keeping it local as well. ...

Keeping it local as well.


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Forum: Foo
07-07-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,425
Posted By bargo68

16 oz. of Fairfax, Ca's finest OG IPA! Don't...

16 oz. of Fairfax, Ca's finest OG IPA!
Don't mind if I do.....



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06-28-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,233,042
Posted By bargo68

Many thanks! :thumb:

Many thanks! :thumb:
06-27-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,233,042
Posted By bargo68

Only if you tell me how to pronounce your handle!...

Only if you tell me how to pronounce your handle! :twitchy:

Original tires! I've only toodled around on this bike and I plan on putting something nicer on; maybe Maxxis
DTH's or somesuch......
06-27-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,233,042
Posted By bargo68

Finally finished this rebuild yesterday. All...

Finally finished this rebuild yesterday. All original save for the crankset and chain wheels. Originally had a 180mm Sugino Super Maxy. Like the TA Cyclotourist, not the BMX one. Sold that on 'thbay...
06-20-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,526
Posted By bargo68

LET ME SEE YOUR WAR FACE!!!!!!!! ...

LET ME SEE YOUR WAR FACE!!!!!!!!
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06-17-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 28,141
Posted By bargo68

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06-13-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 120,204
Posted By bargo68

Just finished putting the final tweaks on this 57...

Just finished putting the final tweaks on this 57 cm 1986 DX-5000 this weekend. Grape dust!!!
...
05-31-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,239
Posted By bargo68

Loving the ride on my 75 Pyuuuuuge! ...

Loving the ride on my 75 Pyuuuuuge!


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05-24-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20,435
Views: 3,511,764
Posted By bargo68

Ahhh, tweakers.... So much going on here. And...

Ahhh, tweakers....
So much going on here. And so much not going on as well!
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bik/d/rohnert-park-bike/7326234871.html...
Forum: Commuting
05-17-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,605
Posted By bargo68

My commute is just under 25 miles one way. 48.2...

My commute is just under 25 miles one way. 48.2 round trip, to be precise. I work 4 days a week (Mon-Thurs) and I ride 3 of them usually. If I'm feeling haggard, I'll drop a day and only do 2. I try...
05-12-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,998
Posted By bargo68

and he has great taste in shop tunes as well!

and he has great taste in shop tunes as well!
05-12-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,709
Posted By bargo68

I reached out to this seller and have not heard...

I reached out to this seller and have not heard back. This was a few days ago. Just a couple questions about the frameset; serial numbers? any markings or imprints?

Craigslist hijinks?? Who knows.
05-01-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 40,438
Posted By bargo68

Just made it over 6! ...

Just made it over 6!
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05-01-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By bargo68

I would say the chain is the least of your...

I would say the chain is the least of your worries. I would be more concerned about the hubs, bottom bracket, headset, seatpost and rear derailleur.
It's a Riv, so you spent some coin; it's worth...
04-25-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By bargo68

^^^ true enough^^^ Seriously tho, if the...

^^^ true enough^^^

Seriously tho, if the pics are after a cleaning, those bearings look a little rough. They need another round with the mineral spirits, but I would replace them with new, loose...
04-25-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By bargo68

Free-ball it, man! Break your rusty cage!

Free-ball it, man!
Break your rusty cage!
04-18-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,196
Posted By bargo68

I used to ride 28mm Gatorskins on my Surly Cross...

I used to ride 28mm Gatorskins on my Surly Cross Check as a commuter. I weigh 160-165 and I never put more than 80 psi in either tire. It was usually 70 F, 80 R. I moved on from them seeking an...
Forum: Commuting
04-17-21, 12:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,097
Posted By bargo68

Continental GP4S 32mm on my daily driver. Love...

Continental GP4S 32mm on my daily driver. Love em!
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04-16-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 27,629
Posted By bargo68

Thanks! :thumb: I recommend them with 100%...

Thanks! :thumb: I recommend them with 100% enthusiasm. If you choose to buy one, you will also be supporting a one man operation with quality product and service.
04-16-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 27,629
Posted By bargo68

While being neither C nor V, it is green. British...

While being neither C nor V, it is green. British Racing Green.


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04-09-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,111
Posted By bargo68

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03-23-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By bargo68

My 2 cents; silver rims with silver group....

My 2 cents; silver rims with silver group. Matching black cages, bar tape and saddle. Black tires.
Boom!
03-22-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 675
Posted By bargo68

Steven Segal. Oh, wait, what are you talking...

Steven Segal.

Oh, wait, what are you talking about again?
03-22-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,686
Posted By bargo68

Sweet Jesus man, SYNTAX!

Sweet Jesus man, SYNTAX!
03-22-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,686
Posted By bargo68

This dude has been cluttering up SF Craigslist...

This dude has been cluttering up SF Craigslist with his tripe for about a year now. I was surprised to see him posting here to be honest.
03-14-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,336
Posted By bargo68

No choice for "I love the..." c'mon! ...

No choice for "I love the..."
c'mon!

...
03-13-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 972
Posted By bargo68

This is the best place to start and some of the...

This is the best place to start and some of the wisest advice I've read on these forums points to this as being the best goal.
If you're out there riding and loving it, you are helping your heart...
03-07-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By bargo68

Absolutely not. I have both, like both, but are...

Absolutely not. I have both, like both, but are in no way similar in regards to how they feel.
They make saddle covers specifically for the B17:

By Brooks...
03-05-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By bargo68

REI house brand. Maybe made by Panasonic???

REI house brand. Maybe made by Panasonic???
03-05-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,233,042
Posted By bargo68

That drive train is blowing my mind! Does the...

That drive train is blowing my mind! Does the front derailleur work well?
02-27-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 974
Posted By bargo68

Hey Soody, sorry to hear about your headset...

Hey Soody, sorry to hear about your headset issues. Here are some pix of my mid-90's Diamant. I got this from Craigslist about a year ago. This is the original build, and I have since fully torn it...
02-27-21, 11:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 782
Posted By bargo68

Beautiful bike! I ride by that mural 8 times a...

Beautiful bike!
I ride by that mural 8 times a week!
02-26-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By bargo68

Wow! How'd I miss that! At least you have...

Wow! How'd I miss that!
At least you have nothing into it. A good 'practice' frame.
02-26-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By bargo68

Looks like a model Ninety to me. It was their...

Looks like a model Ninety to me. It was their entry level road offering.
I don't know if it's the photo, but that rear triangle looks really widely spaced. Might wanna check the frame for alignment...
02-24-21, 11:02 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,996
Posted By bargo68

Smile and wave, boys.....

Smile and wave, boys.....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,713
Posted By bargo68

Nope, sorry. I've used both and they couldn't be...

Nope, sorry. I've used both and they couldn't be more different. Panaracer GK slicks do ride wonderfully, but wear out very quickly. I was getting about 1000-1200 mile a tire (on 700 x 38's) until...
02-01-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,892
Posted By bargo68

Rivendell Roadini has a pretty high stack. Not...

Rivendell Roadini has a pretty high stack. Not sure about the reach. Never seen a picture of one where the bars are lower than the saddle. With a Nitto Technomic you can get the bars up even higher...
01-29-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 62,957
Views: 9,594,129
Posted By bargo68

Have you considered a career in diplomacy? ;)

Have you considered a career in diplomacy? ;)
01-29-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 62,957
Views: 9,594,129
Posted By bargo68

4 brake pads for $79.96??? Hoods for$119.99??? ...

4 brake pads for $79.96???
Hoods for$119.99???

It's a little petty to carp about a stranger's misfortune, but it's also a little galling to see a total stranger get taken to the cleaners getting...
01-29-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 62,957
Views: 9,594,129
Posted By bargo68

Agreed absolutely! I was wondering about if he...

Agreed absolutely! I was wondering about if he got gaffled on the refurb cost from the bike shop.
01-29-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 62,957
Views: 9,594,129
Posted By bargo68

Just popped up on SF Craigslist: ...

Just popped up on SF Craigslist:

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/bik/d/south-san-francisco-vintage-jack-taylor/7269595910.html...
01-28-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 638
Posted By bargo68

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01-28-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 638
Posted By bargo68

Yeah, I love my bikes too but....

Yeah, I love my bikes too but....
01-28-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 638
Posted By bargo68

No bikes in the bedroom!

No bikes in the bedroom!
01-24-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,616
Posted By bargo68

Yeah, my scant knowledge of the Move is through...

Yeah, my scant knowledge of the Move is through the much more obvious ELO connection. I've got some back catalog searching to do. Got a rainy day here in Nor Cal so I'm off to the YouTube!
Just to...
01-24-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,616
Posted By bargo68

Dang! Thanks for schoolin' me!

Dang! Thanks for schoolin' me!
01-23-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,616
Posted By bargo68

Like Robin Zander sez, "I'm a California man." ...

Like Robin Zander sez, "I'm a California man."
Anything below 30 F is a no go.
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