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09-13-23, 07:43 PM
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Posted By curbtender

Picked up this Proflex from an estate sale. 16"...

Picked up this Proflex from an estate sale. 16" frame. Looked like it sat in the garage most of its life. Cleaned and lubed, took it for a quick ride and then watched the original tire shred. The...
09-11-23, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15,298
Views: 3,927,818
Posted By marnar

Urago

If I knew more about them, I'd say I'm becoming a Francofile. Love the Urago
09-11-23, 02:54 AM
Replies: 15,298
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Posted By Barchettaman

i can tell you with some certainty that Urago...

i can tell you with some certainty that Urago donít appear to be at 14 Boulevard de Riquier in Nice anymore!

Nice find.
09-06-23, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15,298
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Posted By swen0171

Literally saved from the dump!

The cheap fixie will be a nice project for my 13yr old. The Cimmeron will get a nice restoration but wish it was one size bigger. The other two will become city cruisers.

Got a winter of projects...
08-13-23, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 435,700
Posted By jim dandy

Well, This one is vintage Ö 👍😎 ...

Well,
This one is vintage Ö
👍😎
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1988 Black Lightning
05-19-23, 06:35 PM
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Posted By JacobLee

It's been a long dry spell for the total...

It's been a long dry spell for the total scrounge, but this morning after dropping my kid off at school, I saw this Kuwahara Shasta leaning against some garbage cans down the street from my house....
04-25-23, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8,842
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Posted By Smokinapankake

I worked in a shop that sold GT back in 1995...

I worked in a shop that sold GT back in 1995 (Fishers Cyclery in Salt Lake City, UT) and every one of their mtbs had that "Mavic equipped" chainstay protector applied. Love it!
04-25-23, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8,842
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Posted By curiousbiker198

Man this brings me back to my childhood. I would...

Man this brings me back to my childhood. I would have killed for this bike LOL
03-29-23, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15,298
Views: 3,927,818
Posted By Schreck83

This was listed as a Cannondale 26" touring...

This was listed as a Cannondale 26" touring frameset:for $50.
Bigfoot photo:

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...
03-21-23, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15,298
Views: 3,927,818
Posted By daywood

Schwinn High Sierra

I picked up this '86 (I think) Schwinn High Sierra for $5 at a thrift shop on a recent trip to the coast. And it's in my size! The paint is in rough shape so I envision repainting it in the same root...
03-19-23, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8,842
Views: 2,984,377
Posted By zookster

I've lived in Birmingham for 30+ years, not heard...

I've lived in Birmingham for 30+ years, not heard of Smoother. I will ask around at the LBS next I am there.
03-10-23, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5,400
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Posted By t2p

also prefer rigid forks - recommend suspension...

also prefer rigid forks - recommend suspension for off road use only

when I look at vintage MTB’s - I basically look for models with the original rigid fork

having said that - I have a hybrid...
03-09-23, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5,400
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Posted By Noonievut

I love how youíre picking up on other things in...

I love how youíre picking up on other things in the photo...great being hike nerds! :thumb:
03-09-23, 04:05 AM
Replies: 5,400
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Posted By tFUnK

I've entertained the thought of putting a short...

I've entertained the thought of putting a short travel 26er suspension fork on a cross frame. With a 26x2.1" up front and a 700x38 in the rear, it should balance out well.
03-08-23, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5,400
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Posted By SoSmellyAir

Nice. The last generation of Made in USA CAAD.

Nice. The last generation of Made in USA CAAD.
03-01-23, 05:38 AM
Replies: 8,842
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Posted By rumrunn6

oh wow, I guess they've been using that name a...

oh wow, I guess they've been using that name a long time! here's my Marin Muirwoods. it's only about 10 years old, so certainly not a vintage mountain bike...
02-20-23, 12:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,214
Posted By mirfi

Came home Monday(today). Wife and I make a...

Came home Monday(today). Wife and I make a weekend out of it. We stay in Westminster. We eat at Baughers, go to a few other local resturants/bars. I go to the Swap meet on Sunday for a few hours, she...
02-08-23, 08:44 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 37,051
Posted By top506

Showed up at the dump one day last year. ...

Showed up at the dump one day last year.

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02-01-23, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15,298
Views: 3,927,818
Posted By thumpism

I recall the Trento name on bikes sold in the...

I recall the Trento name on bikes sold in the base PX back in my Air Force days in the early '70s. I even got one briefly from a buddy shipping out but I wasn't much of a cyclist at the time.
01-28-23, 02:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 739
Posted By blakcloud

I have two Pista pumps that are 40 years old and...

I have two Pista pumps that are 40 years old and still going strong. I also purchased the new Silca Super Pista Ultimate but it is the pump I grab last. I also have two Lezynes Floor Drives and one...
01-27-23, 03:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 739
Posted By hayden52

Bought my first and only Silca Pista back when...

Bought my first and only Silca Pista back when 18mm tires were the thing and I had to pump them up to 150psi to keep from getting a pinch flat. Silca was one of the few pumps that could do this...
01-26-23, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 739
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50994307857_18...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50994307857_186e7658fa_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kGca7r)P1040744 (https://flic.kr/p/2kGca7r) on Flickr...
01-24-23, 04:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,214
Posted By kingsting

Registered for the show last week. I'll have my...

Registered for the show last week. I'll have my own table this year instead of dumping a few bikes and parts at my buddy's stand. I have a lot of new and used parts to clear out (I need the space)...
01-23-23, 08:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,214
Posted By mirfi

So many cycle-heads in one place. I probably walk...

So many cycle-heads in one place. I probably walk through the aisles twice over a four hour period. Still don't see it all. And talk to a hundred people. And if you are a cyclist, you will see a few...
01-21-23, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 739
Posted By oldbobcat

After two replacement hoses, countless...

After two replacement hoses, countless replacement head washers, and 50 years of service, I replaced mine with an orange one by Serfas. The gauge stopped working after a couple years. They replaced...
01-17-23, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 739
Posted By himespau

I've got 3. One pista with one footpad and a...

I've got 3. One pista with one footpad and a plastic handle in my office. One pista with one footpad and a wooden handle in the basement next to my trainer. One superpista with a wooden handle and...
12-02-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,031
Views: 373,550
Posted By hokiefyd

Beautiful! A '95 model, if I'm not mistaken,...

Beautiful! A '95 model, if I'm not mistaken, brandenjs ?
11-30-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 213,576
Posted By due ruote

+1 It's cool to have some input from the Ross...

+1 It's cool to have some input from the Ross family on this thread.
I also have a 294S, and it's probably my most-ridden road bike. A very nice riding and versatile frame that takes 28mm tires with...
11-22-22, 12:42 AM
Replies: 8,842
Views: 2,984,377
Posted By Rick_D

Nice! That was my first mtn mike, Biopace and...

Nice! That was my first mtn mike, Biopace and everything. Pretty much bombproof, as you've found out by now, but the lack of any kind of suspension separated me from folks who could do technical...
11-19-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,532
Posted By SwimmerMike

I see your Fisher Montare and raise you one. A...

I see your Fisher Montare and raise you one. A late 83 (probably a 84 model year) and what might be an 85 or 86...
11-19-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 213,576
Posted By hazetguy

Ross Signature 210. "As purchased", with some...

Ross Signature 210.
"As purchased", with some original Dura Ace components.
Ishiwata 022 tubing. January 1982 build date.

Edit: I sent an email to Tom about this specific bike. Here is his...
11-16-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By Velo Mule

Man, it is a mystery. It looks like a well made...

Man, it is a mystery. It looks like a well made frame and yes, "what a King Sting wishes it was", yet, there seems to be no internet information on Smoother . Of course, the interwebs are not the...
11-15-22, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By cudak888

"With a name like that, it has to be filleted." ...

"With a name like that, it has to be filleted."
"The bike your King Sting wishes it was."

They even managed to make a unicrown fork look good. Now that's talent.

-Kurt
11-15-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By AdventureManCO

It might just ride smoother than your other bikes.

It might just ride smoother than your other bikes.
07-14-22, 12:53 PM
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Posted By merziac

No real help on ID, but plenty of solid, not...

No real help on ID, but plenty of solid, not lower end bikes came with nutted wheels. QR,s were often not strong enough to hold the wheel in place under rough conditions.

IMO, Univega's were a...
06-07-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 435,700
Posted By casanewt

Well, I finally snagged a 1988 Black Lightning....

Well, I finally snagged a 1988 Black Lightning. All original and in good condition, but needs a cleanup.
...
05-25-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,561
Views: 646,172
Posted By The Golden Boy

I realize it's been a year- and somehow I didn't...

I realize it's been a year- and somehow I didn't see this...

IIRC, my Trek 720 was 17.

I was pretty sure I posted a thread about it so I would have it as reference... as well as wallowing in...
03-02-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 15,298
Views: 3,927,818
Posted By frogman

Dam, why can't I find a nice one like this ? ...

Dam, why can't I find a nice one like this ? very good !
03-02-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2,646
Views: 1,094,004
Posted By tcarson

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

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Bike as given to me. Will change out groupset to 105...
02-15-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 435,700
Posted By daverup

Here is my 87 Black Lightning, just finished up...

Here is my 87 Black Lightning, just finished up rehab,

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02-05-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,074
Posted By sykerocker

Sounds hopeful. I'm going up flush this year, at...

Sounds hopeful. I'm going up flush this year, at it's going to be the first meet I'll have attended since rebuilding the garage/shop from the fire. Definitely going looking for inventory restock.
01-19-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10,524
Views: 1,466,983
Posted By Classtime

NIce. You will love it. Looks to be very low...

NIce. You will love it. Looks to be very low milage with OG tires. Come springtime, with retensioned wheels, nice tires, a fresh Turbo or Concor, and your other bikes will be crying, neglected in the...
01-18-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10,524
Views: 1,466,983
Posted By markwesti

And a set of flint catchers too .^^^

And a set of flint catchers too .^^^
01-15-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 435,700
Posted By jim dandy

Vintage Cannondale

Pretty sure Iíve posted this before. But, canít find the post. So, will apologize in advance Ö
JD, Dallas...
12-15-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8,842
Views: 2,984,377
Posted By marius.suiram

1988 Schwinn Project KOM10 Team Issue ...

1988 Schwinn Project KOM10 Team Issue

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12-15-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 435,700
Posted By oldtimeyirv

I really like using the frames as a base to build...

I really like using the frames as a base to build from! They are great to match up with modern wheels and componentry.
12-12-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7,068
Views: 808,475
Posted By gomango

Interesting bikes I think. They make a great...

Interesting bikes I think.

They make a great all purpose bike, for sure.

A friend just gifted me one that had been hanging in his garage for years.

I might just go in a similar direction,...
10-12-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 15,298
Views: 3,927,818
Posted By RustyJames

That is a ridiculously good find!!

That is a ridiculously good find!!
10-02-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2,787
Views: 1,085,885
Posted By tjfastback66

add pic

I have similar regrets about selling too - another Raleigh Grand Prix OMG I should have kept that one!
...
08-18-21, 04:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 45,212
Posted By thehammerdog

the bike looks great. the web page is very cool...

the bike looks great. the web page is very cool and helpful. thanks.
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