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07-23-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14,375
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Posted By Mr. 66

From the Sharing Wheels Co-op I was able to pick...

From the Sharing Wheels Co-op I was able to pick up an as-is PX 10. More of a frame purchase given the state of things. It appears that the original sewups were swapped for Mavic 27"s, that a bummer...
07-23-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14,375
Views: 3,221,309
Posted By Mr. 66

Not much for me but I did find a Gitane TdF fork...

Not much for me but I did find a Gitane TdF fork for a loose Super Corsa frame in the stash....
07-14-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By Mr. 66

Here is the World, ...

Here is the World,
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they ride good.
07-09-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 779
Posted By Mr. 66

Some threaded rod, some nuts and washers, a...

Some threaded rod, some nuts and washers, a socket, a small flat, perhaps could fashion up a removal device.
07-05-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20,428
Views: 3,506,541
Posted By Mr. 66

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-g...

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-giant-anyroad-hybrid-bicycle/7342722579.html
...
06-16-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 25,007
Posted By Mr. 66

Ya know, if you leave a little earlier you could...

Ya know, if you leave a little earlier you could maybe go cow tipping.
06-15-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 528
Posted By Mr. 66

I would wipe it down with windex maybe, I would...

I would wipe it down with windex maybe, I would wipe it down with oil. I go nonabrasive first and work my way to wax, if that's not enough I'll use rubbing compound.

This was in dreary state at...
06-11-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 25,007
Posted By Mr. 66

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About a mile in on the hike ...
06-11-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 25,007
Posted By Mr. 66

Yesterday's ride 42 miles plus a 4 mile gravel...

Yesterday's ride 42 miles plus a 4 mile gravel hike
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Bledsoe Vinyard...
06-10-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 25,007
Posted By Mr. 66

A little polish and some pantograph detail. ...

A little polish and some pantograph detail.

The pedals and clips got some treatment of foil and rubbing compound. They came out good, they already rolled some from international service, the guts...
05-28-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4,418
Views: 429,872
Posted By Mr. 66

Congratulations on your loss! You must feel like...

Congratulations on your loss! You must feel like a rocket out there :)
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By Mr. 66

I had a rather similar in white mint, it sold for...

I had a rather similar in white mint, it sold for a $350-$375.00 in the big city on Craigslist. Yours being celeste could bring in a little more if cleaned, serviced, and the conditions of the...
05-05-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,259
Posted By Mr. 66

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05-03-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By Mr. 66

Sounds like a bunch of effort with, at best, a...

Sounds like a bunch of effort with, at best, a minimal improvement.

I would not bother.
04-22-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By Mr. 66

I can't help with a new fork but the old fork the...

I can't help with a new fork but the old fork the thing to determine is how is it bent. I'll just trash the project if the steer tube is bent. If it's not, and just minor issue with the tines, I make...
04-20-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,392
Posted By Mr. 66

On rims as you described I use 0000 Steel Wool,...

On rims as you described I use 0000 Steel Wool, then I'll use polishing compound
04-07-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,427
Posted By Mr. 66

Who you callin' slow? ...

Who you callin' slow?
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04-07-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4,418
Views: 429,872
Posted By Mr. 66

The World Voyager got a finishing touch and a...

The World Voyager got a finishing touch and a ride.
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03-29-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,501
Posted By Mr. 66

WT_, ungenics no thank you.

WT_, ungenics no thank you.
03-21-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 62,879
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By Mr. 66

Wow! Folding paratrooper bikes $300 each. ...

Wow! Folding paratrooper bikes $300 each.
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03-21-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By Mr. 66

Reality check has failed, just take the blue pill...

Reality check has failed, just take the blue pill and all will be ok...
03-21-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,066
Posted By Mr. 66

I think it all boils do to is the parts supply...

I think it all boils do to is the parts supply chain, if the new bikes can not get the parts fast enough the used market will be strong.
03-20-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 43,255
Posted By Mr. 66

These are most of the tall rollers that have been...

These are most of the tall rollers that have been through the house o' 66
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03-19-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 62,879
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By Mr. 66

Masi ...

Masi

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03-19-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 62,879
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By Mr. 66

'nago ...

'nago

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-rare-colnago-victory/7293037707.html...
03-19-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 62,879
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By Mr. 66

It in great shape, not counting the massive dent...

It in great shape, not counting the massive dent in the top tube

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-davidson-challenge-road-56cm/7287564138.html...
03-19-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 62,879
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By Mr. 66

Zebra looks sharp ...

Zebra looks sharp

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-57-cm-steel-frame-1980s-zebra/7287250383.html...
03-15-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 490
Posted By Mr. 66

First I would try spit and finger nail, second...

First I would try spit and finger nail, second would be foil and water, next for me would chemical navel jelly or similar type.

Can we see the whole bike? That's the size I wish my track frame was.
03-14-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 23,312
Posted By Mr. 66

Someone pull the the champions and tubing decals...

Someone pull the the champions and tubing decals off of this Bott. I picked this up as a frame with cranks intact, all else is new to the build....
03-08-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4,418
Views: 429,872
Posted By Mr. 66

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The Trek 716 gets a decal with the thanks to Madhonk, and RiddleOfSteel for the...
03-08-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,418
Posted By Mr. 66

If you like it that's all that matters, your...

If you like it that's all that matters, your front derailleur is a tad high.

You brought your last crapper bike to a body shop? I hope they compensated you for the damages, I guess that 50 cents...
03-03-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,598
Posted By Mr. 66

How did we ever make it through the times of our...

How did we ever make it through the times of our mothers Aqua Net and cigarette usage?
03-02-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,392
Posted By Mr. 66

I think my Formula 2 tubing bike, with Cyclone is...

I think my Formula 2 tubing bike, with Cyclone is a season or two before yours. It has Modolo brakeset, Miche hubs with Ofmega headset. I replaced the cranks and seatpost with Campy....
02-28-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,196
Posted By Mr. 66

We used to use the largest frames that could fit...

We used to use the largest frames that could fit under a body, the handlebars were usually slammed to a minimum stem height. The French fit idea more or less went to the wayside about 1980 when...
02-18-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By Mr. 66

I'd guess your bike is probably 120mm spacing,...

I'd guess your bike is probably 120mm spacing, set for 5 speed. The 6 ultra would fit but your chain may be wide.

You need to measure your spacing first. If you are at 126mm you may be alright to...
02-17-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,324
Posted By Mr. 66

I've always wanted a barnicle bike... Just the...

I've always wanted a barnicle bike... Just the thought of having a growing bike intrigues me, this is not my bike....
02-12-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By Mr. 66

I think a little penetrant on all the fittings,...

I think a little penetrant on all the fittings, and a frame wipe with oil and/or Windex on a rag is where I start. Then after its mostly clean I'll tear into the guts.
02-11-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,067
Posted By Mr. 66

The master of his domain!!! That looks great.

The master of his domain!!! That looks great.
02-09-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,067
Posted By Mr. 66

:) I can't hoard all the fun, but I try. Yes I...

:) I can't hoard all the fun, but I try. Yes I bought the Medici as part of my now monthly binge buys. Saturday was not the first time I trying to get the frame. Said frame was at the University of...
02-07-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14,375
Views: 3,221,309
Posted By Mr. 66

The Serotta, with Morning Glory vine remnants...

The Serotta, with Morning Glory vine remnants removed.
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02-07-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,557
Posted By Mr. 66

A few favorite steel, rack and fender...

A few favorite steel, rack and fender compatibles. For the non fashionable rider in your size :)...
02-05-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By Mr. 66

Gosh I think a good starting point with your...

Gosh I think a good starting point with your budget, which is really good level, you could be on the lookout for Reynolds 531 tubing construction. A very good consistent product over many years. If...
02-02-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,230
Posted By Mr. 66

Your Univega looks real nice, but the cable...

Your Univega looks real nice, but the cable routing needs attention.

Nice pickup, congratulations Grandpa!
01-30-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,523
Posted By Mr. 66

I broke a dropout screw installed and...

I broke a dropout screw installed and successfully extracted it by drilling, with my Milwaukee, a hole through the broken and then epoxied a spoke in the recess and was able to twist it...
01-30-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By Mr. 66

Around and through the front tunnel guide is the...

Around and through the front tunnel guide is the most concerning area to me. I'd check the worst with a pick. I wouldn't sand it smooth, perhaps primer sand, repeat. If all is sound.
01-30-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4,418
Views: 429,872
Posted By Mr. 66

The Trek 716 got the headset rebuilt, new saddle,...

The Trek 716 got the headset rebuilt, new saddle, the raisedsaddle 3/16", and installed lights on the bike and helmet....
01-25-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,617
Posted By Mr. 66

Performance Focus...

Performance Focus https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_4711_60d143a441ea9e7b1de5051085d631bd04874990.jpgTrek 700 but it's more a touring....
01-25-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 161,159
Posted By Mr. 66

T500 ...

T500
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01-22-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,063
Posted By Mr. 66

I would try a MTB triple type it may have a...

I would try a MTB triple type it may have a smaller arc, and double check your chainline. It takes one heck of a spindle to have the Maxi tripled from double.
01-13-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,778
Posted By Mr. 66

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I pass on to you the title "Keeper of the Flame", the flame must never die....
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