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07-29-21, 03:57 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Very nice riding weather today got to take my...

Very nice riding weather today got to take my recently repaired with cheap thrift sore parts single speed trainer out for local ride on back roads and trails around Fairplay.. For a old lower end...
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Posted By zukahn1

Note if your parting out the cruiser and BMX...

Note if your parting out the cruiser and BMX crowd will pay as much as $200 on ebay for the dimpled 1.75 wheels if there not scratched and have good hubs
07-28-21, 05:01 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Took a nice 10 mile or so ride just outside ...

Took a nice 10 mile or so ride just outside Fairplay on CR 14 found a nice short trail only about a mile that I haven't road before. Some really great wild flowers including some rare white ghost...
07-23-21, 08:00 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Great this is one of the best looking hard...

Great this is one of the best looking hard frames of all time good that it found a home.
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Posted By zukahn1

For tires with these type rims you want to get ...

For tires with these type rims you want to get nicer medium weight tires with a wire bead.
https://www.walmart.com/ip/SUNLITE-Tires-Sunlt-27X1-1-4-Cst638-Bk-Blk-Rd/32315328...
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Posted By zukahn1

Yes I really like the flat black with the nicely...

Yes I really like the flat black with the nicely done gold leaf hand done details pin stripping..
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Posted By zukahn1

The price is about right if you don't nee to deal...

The price is about right if you don't nee to deal with shipping. As for costs to get it road worthy for daily use figure on spending $150 may seem a bit high but from experiance I can say this about...
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Posted By zukahn1

Yes this one appears to be a medium straitit...

Yes this one appears to be a medium straitit gage 531 frame with Record components all of which look original. But even with the eddy name , 531 tubes and Campy stuff it's still just average at...
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Posted By zukahn1

Some are stencil others are decals this bike has...

Some are stencil others are decals this bike has stencils decals and some likely hand done pin stripping which makes for a great look for a lower mid level bike. This was pretty common on UK and Euro...
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Posted By zukahn1

You can try looking on some UK parts sites and...

You can try looking on some UK parts sites and ebay which will ship to Germany fairly reasonable. Also if you up for full wheel change both wheels and tires there should be enough brake reach to go...
07-20-21, 07:39 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Damn that sucks about the only solace is it's a...

Damn that sucks about the only solace is it's a out side spoke always suck when you have true bike fail on the road.. Had one this week rear DR odd brake fail and 2 spokes .
07-18-21, 08:07 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Took just a nice short Sunday ride local ride...

Took just a nice short Sunday ride local ride around Fairplay on local side roads and trails. First nice day without bad smokey air or thunder storms in several weeks.
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Posted By zukahn1

There would also likely be no real issues running...

There would also likely be no real issues running a 700c front with the dyno and longer reach brake while leaving the rear 27in. This would likely be the most economical rout for adding a dyno to the...
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Posted By zukahn1

It would l likely have had Normandy high flange...

It would l likely have had Normandy high flange hubs with 5 speed regina freewhell and tubular old school sew up rims tires. Wouldn't worry too much about the wheels just take the nicest set of...
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Posted By zukahn1

These are both fairly large bikes for a 6' or so...

These are both fairly large bikes for a 6' or so rider I would agree the Espree is the better deal and more suited for what the op wants, The team is a nicer bike but it;s a bit of a mess component...
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Posted By zukahn1

A full drive side pic would be nice. The 55 on...

A full drive side pic would be nice. The 55 on the BB is the frame size looks to be a early 80's frame set based on the flat crown forks and plain lugs.
Replies: 13
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Posted By zukahn1

It's a coaster but I doubt the brake works...

It's a coaster but I doubt the brake works effectively I would classify it as no brake bike.
07-07-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 669
Posted By zukahn1

The price is about right if the suspension fork,...

The price is about right if the suspension fork, trigger shifter's and tires are good. All of which tend be issues of MTB's this age and can be very costly to replace.
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Posted By zukahn1

I would think about $300 if it's your size that's...

I would think about $300 if it's your size that's a really big frame with extra long stem and big bars with some fairly steep geometry so it's for a expert rider 6' plus.
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Posted By zukahn1

Pretty sure this is a one off home built silly...

Pretty sure this is a one off home built silly bike built from the parts of a couple different bikes. Note the fender and light tabs on the rear triangle and mid welded long stem which wouldn't be...
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Posted By zukahn1

I would agree that it looks to be 58cm with a...

I would agree that it looks to be 58cm with a fairly long top line and wheelbase so it is on the bigger side for a road bike. As for price with some issues and the cheap pedals seat I would say $300...
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Posted By zukahn1

The BB and BB frame parts are mid 80's Superbe....

The BB and BB frame parts are mid 80's Superbe. As said already the bike is a 84/85 Koyoto Japan built bike likely made by Tano. Very nice find really like the paint color and graphics.
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Posted By zukahn1

$100 is very good price for this bike I would say...

$100 is very good price for this bike I would say it's worth about $200-250 as is. It will still likely need full service and some new consumables as said but is a great buy as a keeper and in...
07-06-21, 07:24 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

. Very nice riding today after several days of...

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Very nice riding today after several days of rain so everything is green or wild flowers in the Fairplay Colorado nice change from brown mud and white snow. Took quick ride on the bike path and...
06-22-21, 05:54 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Nice temps with a light breeze took a a easy...

Nice temps with a light breeze took a a easy ride up to Alama and back by dirt roads about 20 miles round trip on the old Hardrock. Still bit hazy from forest fire smoke but a lot better than the...
06-16-21, 03:44 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Not just half plus granny this is good advice...

Not just half plus granny this is good advice for any vintage wider range triple rather road, touring or mountain.
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Posted By zukahn1

Hard pass for me at any price if II got this bike...

Hard pass for me at any price if II got this bike for free I would give a light tune pump up the tires and donate to a coop or thrift store.
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Posted By zukahn1

If this is the case to be honest IMHO the bike is...

If this is the case to be honest IMHO the bike is just to big for you this one is a 24inch frame with a fairly long top line and wheel base pretty much the biggest size for mass produced bikes when...
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Posted By zukahn1

Pretty much any of the current Shimano 3x8 drive...

Pretty much any of the current Shimano 3x8 drive train parts and shifter's will work. Also if your looking for something a bit more ergonomic for a fairly good price you can get the Microshift...
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Posted By zukahn1

The stem is pretty high and the seat very low and...

The stem is pretty high and the seat very low and I do see some rust have you had chance to check if the stem and seat post are seized stuck. If every thing is good and you get the surface rust...
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Posted By zukahn1

If its a Cad3 bike it is likely late 90;s early...

If its a Cad3 bike it is likely late 90;s early 2000.s cad 3s were made late 93 to 2001. Yet most were made around 2000 .
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Posted By zukahn1

While a bit high I can see $500-600 local sake...

While a bit high I can see $500-600 local sake also.
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Posted By zukahn1

Even with the minor frame damage and paint I...

Even with the minor frame damage and paint I would think it should be a pretty easy sale at $100 plus shipping from Canada to the US which would put it in the $200 range total all in which is still...
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Views: 1,126
Posted By zukahn1

The so tcalled plodding of this and most of GT's...

The so tcalled plodding of this and most of GT's stuff from the 80's and 90's both MTB's and BMX comes from the longer than typical wheelbases and top lines. This is not bad just a bit different...
06-07-21, 04:40 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Very nice riding weather today first time in...

Very nice riding weather today first time in shorts this year. Took a nice ride on the bike trail to the bike paths just south of Alama did the Skull tree and no name trails fun trails to ride...
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Posted By zukahn1

Not sure it had a chain case looks to have mount...

Not sure it had a chain case looks to have mount points fro fenders and pump yet I'm not seeing any mount points for chain. Still a great old school large step though I would consider more a...
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Posted By zukahn1

I would say $400 is not out of reason to the...

I would say $400 is not out of reason to the right buyer considering condition the parts are worth most of that price. Some minor thing that it a bit of a tough sale is it is pink yet has a top line...
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Posted By zukahn1

This is tough one love the frame hat the paint...

This is tough one love the frame hat the paint good eye om catching this one with extra bits i would say $200 or so
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Posted By zukahn1

I would say about 350CAD only a entry level model...

I would say about 350CAD only a entry level model but the condition and curb appeal are exceptional for a bike that's 30 years young.
06-04-21, 10:30 AM
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Posted By zukahn1

Great riding weather yesterday so I took a nice...

Great riding weather yesterday so I took a nice easy ten m ile or so ride on the local trails around Fairplay on the Schwinn Mesa GSX which is a great trail bike and is now a legit classic since...
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Posted By zukahn1

I guess my bins are a bit different got a...

I guess my bins are a bit different got a couple scruff dear head DR's . not as rare or valuable as most think/
06-03-21, 02:49 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

If your looking for some interesting older MTB's ...

If your looking for some interesting older MTB's you can add some Colorado built bikes Barracuda and Look to your list.
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Posted By zukahn1

The prices are very good yet these are very big...

The prices are very good yet these are very big heavily built touring bikes for someone 6' 200lbs or so if your that size great if not pass.
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Posted By zukahn1

Exotic MTB stuff can be tough pricing wise with...

Exotic MTB stuff can be tough pricing wise with sale prices all over the map. For this one I would think $200-250 if you up for doing all the shipping and handling stuff and don't mid taking awhile...
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Views: 1,181
Posted By zukahn1

I would say nice bike and safe to ride the dent's...

I would say nice bike and safe to ride the dent's shouldn't effect the ride or strength of the frame look to be from the bike being poorly placed in a bike carrier and not crash damage.. If it's you...
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Posted By zukahn1

As for original parts the specialiazed branded...

As for original parts the specialiazed branded crank and stem are about it everything else looks to be just OK random bin part's.
06-02-21, 07:51 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

That would also match the center pull brakes...

That would also match the center pull brakes which Schwinn stopped using in 81 so a 80/81 bike doesn't matter as said not a great bike. Also pretty common bike they can they can be found easily on...
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Views: 508
Posted By zukahn1

Nice vintage pedal prices do surprise me also...

Nice vintage pedal prices do surprise me also sold set of parts condition MKS lightings BMX/MTB pedals for $50 plus another $30 in shipping handling to a international buyer. Great to your go to ...
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Views: 508
Posted By zukahn1

It should also be noted the not as nice new ones...

It should also be noted the not as nice new ones listed on ebay while MKS branded and same design are unknown unmarked manufacture maybe even knockoffs while these are Japanese built with the fully...
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Views: 508
Posted By zukahn1

Nicer Nos VG condition MKS pedak prices are up...

Nicer Nos VG condition MKS pedak prices are up most nicer vintage pedal prices have gone up recently. I would say a fair BF's is $40-50. Note shipping cost on items in this weight range have gone...
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