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Posted By VtwinVince

It is a somewhat scarce and interesting piece of...

It is a somewhat scarce and interesting piece of history, as others have stated, but the market for FS vintage mountain bikes is very fickle, unlike rare hardtails, which are a much easier sell.
08-04-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 891
Posted By VtwinVince

Always liked the lugwork on these, and that paint...

Always liked the lugwork on these, and that paint scheme is very cool.
08-04-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,069
Posted By VtwinVince

I have both on some of my bikes, and the fit and...

I have both on some of my bikes, and the fit and finish of 3TTT units is as good or better than Cinelli.
07-28-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By VtwinVince

Hmmm, get those magnet fishermen on the case.

Hmmm, get those magnet fishermen on the case.
07-24-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,193
Posted By VtwinVince

These Canadian mille notes were phased out many...

These Canadian mille notes were phased out many years ago, the reason given that drug dealers were the only ones using them. Still legal tender.
07-23-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14,895
Views: 3,622,493
Posted By VtwinVince

I was walking past the local junk store, and the...

I was walking past the local junk store, and the lady there knows I'm into bikes. She yelled at me that she had one. This is what I got for 80.00, an all original Giant\Cadex CFR2 with 8 speed 105...
07-23-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 71,702
Views: 11,670,181
Posted By VtwinVince

Yup, cool Nash, and what looks like a Honda...

Yup, cool Nash, and what looks like a Honda CB750-4. I'll take both.
06-30-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 71,702
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Posted By VtwinVince

Hmm, that's weird, I'm local and I messaged that...

Hmm, that's weird, I'm local and I messaged that guy a few days ago.
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Views: 1,263
Posted By VtwinVince

Those tapered lugs are molto bene.

Those tapered lugs are molto bene.
06-16-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By VtwinVince

Great story, and a very cool bike indeed. I love...

Great story, and a very cool bike indeed. I love anything with a stiletto fork.
05-22-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,215
Posted By VtwinVince

That is nuts, never seen so many panto'd parts...

That is nuts, never seen so many panto'd parts before. And the paint makes mine look truly understated....
05-09-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 897
Posted By VtwinVince

NSU fan here, especially of the motorbike variety.

NSU fan here, especially of the motorbike variety.
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Views: 542
Posted By VtwinVince

Ritchey's are always nice, this one would be a...

Ritchey's are always nice, this one would be a lot more desirable with the proprietary cranks and brakes.
04-28-22, 09:34 AM
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Posted By VtwinVince

Holy crap, somebody grab that Cinelli!

Holy crap, somebody grab that Cinelli!
04-21-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 19,125
Posted By VtwinVince

Thanks for the tip, I have a couple of the...

Thanks for the tip, I have a couple of the flimsier ones, always wanted one of these hard core units.
04-09-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By VtwinVince

Some(c) Help Please

Long story short, I got this bike off a guy who was clearing out his shed, originally I was going to get his somewhat ratbagged Rossin, and wound up buying both. His dad got this bike in Switzerland....
03-17-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 71,702
Views: 11,670,181
Posted By VtwinVince

That blue C-dale is the deal of the day.

That blue C-dale is the deal of the day.
03-11-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5,400
Views: 612,602
Posted By VtwinVince

Just finished this rat-bagged IBOC, a parts bin...

Just finished this rat-bagged IBOC, a parts bin special from '89.
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/mongoose_e95de8facfbe8ea1540f2ef520efac5962a6ed5b.jpg
03-10-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8,270
Views: 2,661,771
Posted By VtwinVince

Just finished a complete overhaul of this '89...

Just finished a complete overhaul of this '89 Mongoose IBOC, which came out of a chicken coop in 'relic' condition....
03-10-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 675
Posted By VtwinVince

Cool bikes, crazy prices. And BTW it's...

Cool bikes, crazy prices. And BTW it's Brandenburg, not berg. And that Soviet thing needs to go.
02-18-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By VtwinVince

Thanks for the links (pun intended).

Thanks for the links (pun intended).
01-25-22, 01:00 PM
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Posted By VtwinVince

Gotcha, keep up the good work!

Gotcha, keep up the good work!
01-24-22, 12:05 PM
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Posted By VtwinVince

Thanks for the clarification merziac, definitely...

Thanks for the clarification merziac, definitely a fan of this gen from Kawa Heavy Industries.
01-19-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8,270
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Posted By VtwinVince

I guess technically this isn't vintage, but I...

I guess technically this isn't vintage, but I just rebuilt this '99 S-Works FSR.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/fsr_746cc472f5356e4d27868dcb55db5c34f716b499.jpg
01-17-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5,400
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Posted By VtwinVince

This is hot off the press, a '99 S-Works M4 FSR...

This is hot off the press, a '99 S-Works M4 FSR with Magura brakes.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/fsr_e97e89e5760ee1b86e7660af6a9bf442e575a30d.jpg
01-14-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,134
Posted By VtwinVince

I'm not kidding, one time I saw a whole pile of...

I'm not kidding, one time I saw a whole pile of bikes and wheels in the metal recycle bin, with an all-original Raleigh mountain bike in mint condition lying on top. It was all I could do to not get...
01-14-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 626
Posted By VtwinVince

Very cool Garry, guess I missed that one. Looks...

Very cool Garry, guess I missed that one. Looks like the bike I used on my paper route BITD. Greets from down south here in Duncan.
01-13-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,134
Posted By VtwinVince

Holy cow, what a find. Our transfer stations are...

Holy cow, what a find. Our transfer stations are like gulags where they zealously guard the bikes.
01-11-22, 11:38 AM
12-10-21, 11:49 AM
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Posted By VtwinVince

I believe post 12 shows an Alex Pong prototype,...

I believe post 12 shows an Alex Pong prototype, pretty interesting stuff that guy came up with. I have a set of his prototype cranks, hollow forged and with integral BB. Way ahead of his time.
12-09-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,758
Posted By VtwinVince

Buying bikes could never be stupid, that's a...

Buying bikes could never be stupid, that's a contradiction in terms! Just ask my wife. Congrats, I'm digging the condition of the blue one.
11-27-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 45,358
Posted By VtwinVince

The Dog Thread

I know we have a cat thread going. I'm not a cat person, more of a dog type. Here's Rosie, the Korean Jindo. We got her quite by happenstance a month ago, as a neighbour's friend died unexpectedly...
10-27-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5,400
Views: 612,602
Posted By VtwinVince

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/scott_0eecc10bfe82ac44eff0f65541822342018af607.jpg
I got this '91 Scott Pro Racing off the original owner who bought it in Europe and...
10-27-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,847
Posted By VtwinVince

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/cave2_72f1124d947db895841e19b18a788128e75716b2.jpg...
10-10-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By VtwinVince

I originally picked this thing up as a parts...

I originally picked this thing up as a parts bike, but since it has the original fork and seems interesting, I'm going to rebuild it.
10-08-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5,400
Views: 612,602
Posted By VtwinVince

Just finished this Columbus-framed Softride with...

Just finished this Columbus-framed Softride with full 600 Tricolour parts.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/softride_d85679e156e2f3584913622ecaa98b449da01fac.jpg
09-29-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,136
Posted By VtwinVince

Extra prima! I'm also a Celeste freak.

Extra prima! I'm also a Celeste freak.
09-29-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8,270
Views: 2,661,771
Posted By VtwinVince

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/mystic_5ecf71b665dab2a03a2797b84e28222332ef1a10.jpg...
09-17-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By VtwinVince

Nice bike. The only Sturmvogel I've heard of was...

Nice bike. The only Sturmvogel I've heard of was the ME262. And Gouda to me is a cheese. So you have a Luftwaffe jet fighter made of cheese!
08-30-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8,270
Views: 2,661,771
Posted By VtwinVince

Yup, Trev Deeley was a local legend here, and his...

Yup, Trev Deeley was a local legend here, and his motorcycle museum is first class. Fred was his old man, and quite the entrepreneur.
08-09-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8,270
Views: 2,661,771
Posted By VtwinVince

Here's my latest addition, a Celeste Bianchi...

Here's my latest addition, a Celeste Bianchi Sika, not sure what year but looks about 1990....
07-25-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 433,873
Posted By VtwinVince

This Sika was in pretty terrible shape when I got...

This Sika was in pretty terrible shape when I got it, so it's a sympathetic resto, with minimal paint touch-up. Most parts are original, as is the Ritchey Logic fork....
07-24-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5,400
Views: 612,602
Posted By VtwinVince

Celeste alert! Just finishing this Bianchi Sika,...

Celeste alert! Just finishing this Bianchi Sika, not sure of year but about 1990.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/sika_00ce0e08e6b9870a6608abbc437e05cd9c68bd0a.jpg
07-21-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,206
Posted By VtwinVince

Sounds like a complete disassemble is in order...

Sounds like a complete disassemble is in order here. I did this with a set of first-gen Shimano 600 units which were completely frozen. Disassembled, cleaned, regreased and then put back together...
06-16-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,154
Posted By VtwinVince

Hmmm, looks like it's time to completely 'defund'...

Hmmm, looks like it's time to completely 'defund' the local 5-0 in NYC.
06-01-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,994
Posted By VtwinVince

I got into road riding as a kid, first bike was a...

I got into road riding as a kid, first bike was a Peugeot, then I got a Bottecchia and a Schauff, both of which I destroyed in accidents. Today I'm old but still have a garage full of cool old bikes....
04-20-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5,400
Views: 612,602
Posted By VtwinVince

Just finished this '89 Fisher Paragon which...

Just finished this '89 Fisher Paragon which literally came out of a chicken coop. Was a real basket case but was all original except for a DH bar which I swapped, otherwise nice M730 parts....
02-13-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8,270
Views: 2,661,771
Posted By VtwinVince

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/sworks_aa73cbc43d06dcc628a23352311f22e790ada934.jpg...
01-26-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 71,702
Views: 11,670,181
Posted By VtwinVince

I took a stab at the Crescent, owner changed his...

I took a stab at the Crescent, owner changed his mind and decided to keep it. D'oh!
01-24-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8,270
Views: 2,661,771
Posted By VtwinVince

That's a minty looking DB, looks like a '91....

That's a minty looking DB, looks like a '91. Here's my latest project, a '97 RockHopper....
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