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01-21-22, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By garryg

maruishi perhaps

maruishi perhaps
01-13-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 320
Posted By garryg

Vintage Canadian

CCM is a cycle manufacturer well known to us Canucks. They have been around forever so when this popped up on Craigslist for $35 i had to have it. Serial number makes it out to be from 1939. Still...
01-10-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 738
Posted By garryg

I have a Prestige in the shop.The distance from...

I have a Prestige in the shop.The distance from crank to chainstay on drive side is much larger than non driveside. Thinking you may have spindle backwards.
12-24-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,882
Posted By garryg

I am a hobby wrencher,flipper. I buy bikes,work...

I am a hobby wrencher,flipper. I buy bikes,work on them and sell them , more as a hobby then a money making thing. I wish i had the room to collect,i have had some beauties pass through the garage....
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By garryg

If i was flipping it no. If i wanted it for...

If i was flipping it no. If i wanted it for myself hell ya! I,ve only seen one and it had the SAnte group. It was very nice.
11-28-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 627
Posted By garryg

I know where i live on the west coast of Canada...

I know where i live on the west coast of Canada it would be Nishikis and Apollos.
Forum: Touring
11-26-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 309,097
Posted By garryg

We intended to join up with the Kettle Valley...

We intended to join up with the Kettle Valley Railtrail in Midway,then 4 days to Penticton, then either one more day to Osoyoos or 2 or 3 days to Princeton. Definately going back next year. A great...
11-24-21, 12:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,626
Posted By garryg

Here is a very early RM Sherpa ...

Here is a very early RM Sherpa
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Forum: Touring
11-18-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 309,097
Posted By garryg

A few pics from a shortened trip on the Columbia...

A few pics from a shortened trip on the Columbia and Western railtrail in first week of Oct 2021. Achilles swelled up and stopped the ride. Too bad,trail was wonderful.One of the tunnels was almost a...
10-26-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,149
Posted By garryg

Nice looking bike by British builder Dave Yates,...

Nice looking bike by British builder Dave Yates, looks like a touring bike. I,m so tempted

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10-11-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 779
Posted By garryg

a bit of humour sent to me

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09-02-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7,998
Views: 2,410,855
Posted By garryg

Why yes it is.

Why yes it is.
08-30-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7,998
Views: 2,410,855
Posted By garryg

Hows bout a 1984 Stumpjumper Sport ...

Hows bout a 1984 Stumpjumper Sport
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08-30-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7,998
Views: 2,410,855
Posted By garryg

Or how about a Mo ...

Or how about a Mo
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08-30-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7,998
Views: 2,410,855
Posted By garryg

Canadian content. 1992 Rocky Mountain Cirrus ...

Canadian content. 1992 Rocky Mountain Cirrus
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08-27-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 20,807
Views: 3,727,473
Posted By garryg

Seems to me some people are wearing their...

Seems to me some people are wearing their underwear to tight!
07-20-21, 06:16 PM
06-23-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,532
Posted By garryg

I found my B17 comfortable out of the box. I am...

I found my B17 comfortable out of the box. I am 63 and just did a 5 day cycletour on it ,hard miles,lots of climbing and no pain in the butt.
05-23-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By garryg

Keep the Hope Alive Cinelli

I was second in line for this Cinelli and had almost given up hope when my phone rang! 2004 i think, a few paint chips but otherwise very nice shape. ...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,236
Posted By garryg

Winner winner, i got the Cinelli. out of town so...

Winner winner, i got the Cinelli. out of town so i have to wait a few days to post pics. hope it is in good shape.
Replies: 13
Views: 1,236
Posted By garryg

Cinelli value

I see this listed for $900 canadian locally. What do you more knowledgable think of that price? All Record except Centaur cranks ,ten speed...
05-15-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,227
Posted By garryg

Had to pick up this dutch bike this week just for...

Had to pick up this dutch bike this week just for the brooks b66...
05-03-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By garryg

Nice Super Course

Picked this 1978 Super Course from an older British gent who bought it know. Should clean up nice. Wish it was my size....
04-13-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,636
Posted By garryg

Just buy it!

Just buy it!
04-02-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2,653
Views: 932,320
Posted By garryg

$50 Apollo Club Tourer i picked up a few weeks...

$50 Apollo Club Tourer i picked up a few weeks ago
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03-25-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,653
Views: 932,320
Posted By garryg

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Just put this old Expedition on the market, hope i can find a short...
03-24-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,678
Posted By garryg

Pics for Tmar ...

Pics for Tmar
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03-17-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,678
Posted By garryg

Nishiki Professional

My neighbour owns a bike shop and someone who used to race dropped off this bike,just gave it to them. Campagnolo hubs , shifters and derailleurs. Modolo brakes Dura ace cranks,pedals steering stem,...
02-23-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,046
Posted By garryg

Funny thing about the selling part. I did not...

Funny thing about the selling part. I did not think i would enjoy it but i do.. People come over to look at a bike,they get to listen to me talk bikes for an hour,they learn a bunch and if i the...
02-22-21, 11:15 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,046
Posted By garryg

I think of it as putting my money in the bank. I...

I think of it as putting my money in the bank. I spend a bunch of money on bikes in the fall and winter, work on them and get my money back in the spring. Nobody gets hurt and i stay in the garage...
Forum: Touring
01-25-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 716
Posted By garryg

Sorry,should have used search function before...

Sorry,should have used search function before starting thread. Lots of info in old threads,thanks
12-29-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,194
Posted By garryg

Hopefully you get some positive input for your...

Hopefully you get some positive input for your project. I think it is certainly an interesting pursuit. Old frame,modern components. I wonder if it could be done with belt driven Rohloff hub? Big...
12-27-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 12,020
Posted By garryg

Nothing to see here,move along folks,

Nothing to see here,move along folks,
12-24-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By garryg

Merry Christmas

I hope you all have a great holiday season with shiny NOS things under the tree. Thanks for sharing your C and V knowledge for another year. cheers garry
12-14-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,054
Posted By garryg

Listen guys ,we all need to be responsible for...

Listen guys ,we all need to be responsible for this planet by the choices we make . I respect the poster who mentioned quite casually that he dumps solvent on the ground. I do not believe he will...
11-07-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 697
Posted By garryg

1983 specialized expedition

Picked up this nice old tourer today. not my size so i will try and return her to her original set up as much as i can and pass her on....
Replies: 5
Views: 944
Posted By garryg

Vintage Stumpjumper Value

I rarely ask for ideas on value because i know markets differ i,e, local Craigslist versus Ebay but i thought what the heck.
I believe...
10-08-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 800
Posted By garryg

Classic Aluminum

Found another bike today,Vitus 979, will be doing some googling. Shimano 600, Cinelli bars and stem,very light. Components date to 1985...
10-08-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By garryg

Canadian Survivor

Saw this pop up on marketplace for $50 Canadian and had it in my truck before i even knew the maker. I think it came out of the Canadian Raleigh factory.Carlton Corsair, Serial number W 80416.
It is...
10-02-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,243
Posted By garryg

i Sold this one for a bit over $300 canadian this...

i Sold this one for a bit over $300 canadian this year.
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09-12-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7,998
Views: 2,410,855
Posted By garryg

Picked up this Specialized Stumpjumper today for...

Picked up this Specialized Stumpjumper today for $50 Can. 84 or 85 i think. 17 inch frame,24 inch wheels, all original i think and in beautiful shape....
09-11-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,162
Posted By garryg

$100 even

$100 even
09-01-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By garryg

Gitane Tour de FRance

I am thinking of having a look at this Gitane,any thoughts? Price is $80. Hell i might just get it for the...
08-27-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,048
Posted By garryg

Got Me a Bianchi

I was very pleased when i went to pick up this Japanese built Bianchi today. It has beeen well taken care of.Serial number ES438952. Built for Canadian market,thanks TMar....
07-02-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 42,915
Posted By garryg

I was lucky enough to find a 1985 Miyata 1000...

I was lucky enough to find a 1985 Miyata 1000 last year and shipped it to my much taller brother.Got lucky again this week and found a 1991 1000lt that i can ride.I,m loving it....
06-12-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 953
Posted By garryg

Here is one of those Superbes a...

Here is one of those Superbes a...
06-11-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,503
Posted By garryg

Its simple. Would you lay in bed thinking about...

Its simple. Would you lay in bed thinking about the new bike in the shop or lay awake thinking about how much money is in your wallet?
06-04-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,430
Posted By garryg

I have ordered a shorter stem and some Liftee...

I have ordered a shorter stem and some Liftee Height Pads from the back of a comic book!
06-01-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,430
Posted By garryg

When You Come This Close,,,to your dream bike

Being Canadian i have always wanted to have a Marinoni in the stable. This bike came up for sale locally out here on the wet coast which is fairly rare compared to Quebec or Ontario. The seller had...
05-21-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,634
Posted By garryg

I sold the Falcon. One of maybe two of thirty...

I sold the Falcon. One of maybe two of thirty bikes i have sold that i wished i had kept. The rattle can paint job looked good but was a bit fragile.
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