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Posted By DMC707

With that much wrong, - its gotta be right!

With that much wrong, - its gotta be right!
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Views: 440
Posted By DMC707

This was most likely sold as a frameset ---- ...

This was most likely sold as a frameset ---- The components are whatever the original owner wanted them to be.

Admittedly , a triple setup does not seem to match the intent of the bike , ...
01-14-22, 11:12 AM
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Views: 292
Posted By DMC707

LOL -- you rich kids and your Mongoose's ! ...

LOL -- you rich kids and your Mongoose's !

My BMX machine was a 330 Team Murray ! -- i remember saving my nickels for Mongoose style stems, V-BArs, matching pad sets , and Team Cycle...
01-14-22, 11:07 AM
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Posted By DMC707

I remember my race bike (A PAramount PDG ) had a...

I remember my race bike (A PAramount PDG ) had a 12-24 rear , 105 short cage derailleuer , and indexed fine with Gripshift. None of the climbs were big enough to justify a bigger cassette in my area...
01-13-22, 11:04 AM
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Posted By DMC707

For me it was the PK Ripper or any Hutch bmx bike...

For me it was the PK Ripper or any Hutch bmx bike --- but yes - prices for originals are way out of my league too
01-13-22, 11:03 AM
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Views: 292
Posted By DMC707

They brought the concept back and now call it the...

They brought the concept back and now call it the "Speed Flyer" or something like that. But basically a 29" cruiser now with a rear derailleur . Looks like would be an interesting rig for...
01-13-22, 11:00 AM
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Posted By DMC707

Thats some serious old school re-engineering !

Thats some serious old school re-engineering !
01-13-22, 10:58 AM
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Posted By DMC707

They'll be fine even with the 280's . You...

They'll be fine even with the 280's . You should give them a try with some premium tires, really a nice combo.

But i have personal experience with the GEL 280 radial laced combo , and i was...
01-13-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 395
Posted By DMC707

Nice bike -- you'll get used to it - the extra...

Nice bike -- you'll get used to it - the extra speed of the 29'er is worth it
01-11-22, 01:40 PM
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Posted By DMC707

Most of my bikes were originally sold as...

Most of my bikes were originally sold as framesets, ----- so i keep them era -correct

A vast majority of higher end bikes were sold frameset-only BITD. It was up to the importer/dealer/ owner...
01-11-22, 01:28 PM
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Posted By DMC707

My only interest in cycling in the 90's was road...

My only interest in cycling in the 90's was road and track racing and training --- but the team i rode with in the offseason would ride gravel on our mountain bikes on our long weekend rides. We...
01-11-22, 01:21 PM
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Posted By DMC707

N+3 (old BMX bikes )

These bikes are all technically old --- but are repro's of classic machinery . The BMX section seems to cater more to new school interests and to people who actually ride these things than to...
01-11-22, 12:11 PM
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Posted By DMC707

https://i.imgur.com/zuJ0qT7.png

https://i.imgur.com/zuJ0qT7.png
01-11-22, 11:42 AM
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Posted By DMC707

And as a counterpoint -- just 75 or so miles...

And as a counterpoint -- just 75 or so miles south, where im at in Norman --- there's so little local gravel that , although ive thought seriously about a gravel bike -- theres not much justification...
01-11-22, 10:32 AM
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Posted By DMC707

11 speed XT 11-46 cassette will bolt right on...

11 speed XT 11-46 cassette will bolt right on your 9 speed freehub -- you might not need a new crankset - companies like Blackspire , Wolftooth, RaceFace and others make the 1x "narrow/wide"...
01-10-22, 04:59 PM
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Views: 663
Posted By DMC707

Thats pretty cool !

Thats pretty cool !
01-10-22, 04:57 PM
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Views: 395
Posted By DMC707

Get the 970 - you only live once. In the...

Get the 970 - you only live once. In the grand scheme of things, mountain bikes are cheap and good for your soul ! :)
01-10-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 613
Posted By DMC707

Yes --- Have XX1 with Gripshift on my recent...

Yes --- Have XX1 with Gripshift on my recent "Grail bike" build (love Gripshift from an intuitive shifting standpoint ) --- but as much as i prefer that style of shifter, the rest of the SRAM stuff...
01-10-22, 04:44 PM
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Posted By DMC707

No, but he's riding by himself - which in effect...

No, but he's riding by himself - which in effect makes it a TT of sorts and being young and on a hybrid bike, he might not know all the lingo yet (Road ride vs TT , etc ) ---

From a...
01-10-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,754
Posted By DMC707

Could it be that Chainsnapper grew up and that...

Could it be that Chainsnapper grew up and that is what happens when he "Dropes the hamer" ?
01-10-22, 04:01 PM
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Views: 3,816
Posted By DMC707

How do you figure? 10 miles is a popular time...

How do you figure? 10 miles is a popular time trial length.

Endurance can be trained for, ---- speed is a lot tougher
Forum: BMX
01-06-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By DMC707

Both wheel size and wheelbase And fitting...

Both wheel size and wheelbase

And fitting 26" wheels to a 29'er wouldnt work -- unless you dont like to have a brake - but the bike is physically too big -- aesthetically it would be horrible ,...
Forum: BMX
01-05-22, 01:41 PM
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Views: 684
Posted By DMC707

26" OM Flyer https://i.imgur.com/3YLiVV1.jpg...

26" OM Flyer

https://i.imgur.com/3YLiVV1.jpg


Have a 29" Big Flyer at home too, so i can echo what SkinGriz said about 26" being at the upper end --- The 29'er can be a handful on tight...
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Views: 448
Posted By DMC707

Very nice pair ! Those look to be the alloy...

Very nice pair !

Those look to be the alloy framed "Dream" model with Mapei paint. - 12-1500$ for either one - without the paint id guess 1k - 1200 max

One of the few aluminum...
01-03-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,022
Posted By DMC707

Not sure if this qualifies , but this DeBErnardi...

Not sure if this qualifies , but this DeBErnardi is likely the most modest in my collection- Tubeset is Aelle TreTubi (seamed tubing) and groupset is Veloce 9 speed triple. Others have critiqued...
01-03-22, 09:01 AM
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Posted By DMC707

Most of my bikes are early to mid 90's - so...

Most of my bikes are early to mid 90's

- so call it 30 years ----- That would put me solidly in line for a PAramount
01-01-22, 07:11 PM
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Views: 2,553
Posted By DMC707

Great! Another piece of 35 year old obscure...

Great! Another piece of 35 year old obscure unobtainium for me to look for! LOL!

But will sure extend the utility of a bike I have if I can find! Let the hunt begin
01-01-22, 06:49 PM
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Views: 2,553
Posted By DMC707

will these rings effectively make a...

will these rings effectively make a Victory/Triomphe chain set a compact double as well?
12-31-21, 03:14 PM
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Posted By DMC707

They are not too bad after you get the first one...

They are not too bad after you get the first one out of the way
12-31-21, 10:38 AM
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Posted By DMC707

What year did they start going with the Fastback...

What year did they start going with the Fastback style seatstay cluster?
12-31-21, 10:32 AM
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Views: 2,553
Posted By DMC707

Errrrrr -- not for me -- sometimes i just like to...

Errrrrr -- not for me -- sometimes i just like to ride

An example of a bike i bought from a forum member here that was ready to go

I wont mention what i paid -- some people would call it a...
12-31-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,553
Posted By DMC707

NIICE ! This is the bike i found...

NIICE !


This is the bike i found that set my heart aflutter -- a beautiful Galmozzi -- not sire if the groupset is the same age as the frame though

Galmozzi Record Classic Road Bicycle...
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Views: 545
Posted By DMC707

Very nice! I'd gently clean it up and ride...

Very nice!

I'd gently clean it up and ride it on special days

​​​it's the cycling equivalent of finding Dad's old Tag Heuer watch , stuffed in a drawer and forgotten about for 30 years
...
12-29-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,229
Posted By DMC707

bye bye Other bikes i didnt have pictures in...

bye bye

Other bikes i didnt have pictures in Imgur of include, a Ironman Master, 2 additional Cannondale Criterium models, Bianchi Pista, Diamond Back Master TG , vintage Diamond Back mountain...
12-29-21, 12:06 PM
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Views: 846
Posted By DMC707

Finding a Ti GT Edge would be a coup ! Did...

Finding a Ti GT Edge would be a coup ! Did not make many at all
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Views: 225
Posted By DMC707

would need a pic or two, preferably from the...

would need a pic or two, preferably from the drive side (side where the sprockets are) - to narrow it down for you
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Views: 1,637
Posted By DMC707

no surprise since Sante is basically 600 tri...

no surprise since Sante is basically 600 tri color (Ultegra) with a white finish.

and yes, that stem is tiny . The bike would look more balanced with a 100 or 110 stem. Nitto makes the best...
12-28-21, 01:24 PM
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Views: 2,285
Posted By DMC707

Wow ! Cool (or not cool) if you still have this...

Wow ! Cool (or not cool) if you still have this after 6 years.

I personally think some of the estimates for the frame value are conservative - that frame design is very similar to the Moots...
12-28-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,595
Posted By DMC707

Beautiful !

Beautiful !
12-28-21, 11:05 AM
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Views: 1,595
Posted By DMC707

My Litespeed is a "Team" frame that has the...

My Litespeed is a "Team" frame that has the geometry of the Classic, but with bigger tubes -- IT rides as stiff as an OS steel bike. Being a "Team" , it was not built for comfort or to have a...
12-28-21, 10:55 AM
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Posted By DMC707

I use one on my MTB -- its really secure . ...

I use one on my MTB -- its really secure . The size of the iphone 12 ProMax makes it look like i have a tablet on the bars, . Mine came with several different mounting options, including the...
12-28-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By DMC707

Thats awesome -- Roberto sold my frame to my bike...

Thats awesome -- Roberto sold my frame to my bike shop when they custom ordered it for me in 1995
12-27-21, 06:53 PM
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Views: 1,250
Posted By DMC707

the bike will be fine. just ride it

the bike will be fine. just ride it
12-27-21, 06:24 PM
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Views: 959
Posted By DMC707

that does look slick! I hope it works for you...

that does look slick! I hope it works for you as good as it looks
12-27-21, 06:20 PM
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Views: 536
Posted By DMC707

truth. I pedal strike on my new school 29'er...

truth. I pedal strike on my new school 29'er (100mm XC bike) at the same frequency as I used to on my old Santa Cruz Superlight
12-27-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 735
Posted By DMC707

depends on your percentage of uphill to downhill....

depends on your percentage of uphill to downhill. I've lashed pads to my camelback pack
​​​​​pack so I'll have them for the descent before
12-27-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 735
Posted By DMC707

i cut the tip off my forefinger glove if I'm...

i cut the tip off my forefinger glove if I'm riding with music so I can swipe it if an annoying song pops up.
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Views: 300
Posted By DMC707

Some of the "updates"" are rather unfortunate...

Some of the "updates"" are rather unfortunate looking (post, stem, 1x drivetrain, pedals) but maybe you'll get lucky and the seller will still have the original parts

id be in at $400 on this one
12-27-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By DMC707

The white DeBernardi pictured below is the best...

The white DeBernardi pictured below is the best bike i've ever owned. I'd grab the one pictured for $300 in a heartbeat. Its from the early 2000's. Athena would look right at home on it . ...
Replies: 15
Views: 407
Posted By DMC707

Without a pic I'd say $250 provided there are no...

Without a pic I'd say $250 provided there are no dents
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