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05-30-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 62,871
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Posted By AeroGut

Team Crest Cannondale - $600 Cincinnati ...

Team Crest Cannondale - $600 Cincinnati

https://images.craigslist.org/00n0n_jjYTXqVw5pCz_0CI0sS_600x450.jpg
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05-17-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,377
Posted By AeroGut

Discussed in this thread:...

Discussed in this thread: https://www.bikeforums.net/framebuilders/939123-tange-prestige-quality.html

Short version: the classic 80's Prestige was 7/4/7 butted, whereas the current "Prestige" that...
05-01-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By AeroGut

I would be surprised if Litespeed didn't use all...

I would be surprised if Litespeed didn't use all metric. If no one around here knows the answer, I recommend contacting Lynskey. They can probably tell you. Worst case tap it out a tiny bit larger...
04-12-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By AeroGut

Is it a circle with a break in it? It may be the...

Is it a circle with a break in it? It may be the wedge that is the last piece to put into the top of the headset before you put your spacers and stem on.
04-08-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,687
Posted By AeroGut

There are two time considerations here. One is...

There are two time considerations here. One is how long it takes to put the parts on the bike, which isnít a lot if heís worked on bikes before and has access to the right tools.
The second, more...
03-28-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,024
Posted By AeroGut

GURU was prominent in high end triathlon bikes...

GURU was prominent in high end triathlon bikes for a little while, but I don't know anything about that particular model.
03-18-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By AeroGut

Serotta Colorado II - $1200 Cincinnati ...

Serotta Colorado II - $1200 Cincinnati

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/wilmington-vintage-serotta-colorado-ii/7293322399.html
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03-09-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By AeroGut

Full suspension bikes from that era are a tough...

Full suspension bikes from that era are a tough sell. The geometry and technology of trail bikes have changed so much since then that most people aren't interested in an older bike for technical...
03-07-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 20,428
Views: 3,506,541
Posted By AeroGut

https://images.craigslist.org/00O0O_yNfCflm1a1z_0f...

https://images.craigslist.org/00O0O_yNfCflm1a1z_0fu0bC_600x450.jpg

Seller's description (in all caps of course):
"THIS IS A VERY RARE UNIQUE VINTAGE BICYCLE!
SPECIALIZED BIKE CO MADE THESE FOR...
03-03-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By AeroGut

As I recall, Grant Peterson wrote a bit in the...

As I recall, Grant Peterson wrote a bit in the early Bridgestone catalogs that basically said if youíre a good enough rider to buy this bike youíll know how to use a short cage derailleur with a...
02-24-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By AeroGut

As long as the bb isnít binding on the crank,...

As long as the bb isnít binding on the crank, thereís no need to ďfixĒ it. Just keep an eye on it that it doesnít start to work itself farther out.
If you decide you must get it all the way in,...
Forum: Touring
02-22-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,697
Posted By AeroGut

Frederick Md to Wilmington De is about 125 miles,...

Frederick Md to Wilmington De is about 125 miles, which is a good bit longer than 1.25 h drive, especially if you pass Baltimore anywhere near rush hour, which I only mention because it might mean...
02-11-21, 05:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By AeroGut

yes, definitely a battery mount

yes, definitely a battery mount
02-09-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By AeroGut

You might have already found the Broke Spoke: ...

You might have already found the Broke Spoke:
https://www.thebrokespoke.org/
02-09-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,913
Posted By AeroGut

If that seatpost is a goner, the loose clamp...

If that seatpost is a goner, the loose clamp hardware might be of interest to folks. There are lots of those seatposts around that have lost the lower clamp parts in particular.
02-04-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By AeroGut

Tall Miyata 610 $125 Blue Ash OH

Tall Miyata 610 -$125 Blue Ash OH

https://images.craigslist.org/01616_8Vm93glx3sJz_0CI0t2_600x450.jpg
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02-04-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By AeroGut

If you watch the brakes while pulling the lever,...

If you watch the brakes while pulling the lever, does one side move a lot more than the other at first? Could be one of the pivots is stiff so one pad is contacting much sooner and youíre braking...
01-26-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,851
Posted By AeroGut

Given that the break is right next to the...

Given that the break is right next to the probably steel(?) clamp, I wonder if the mechanism is galvanic corrosion rather than direct attack of chloride on the aluminum oxide layer? If so this could...
01-17-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7,143
Views: 2,804,700
Posted By AeroGut

With those relatively skinny tires, those...

With those relatively skinny tires, those chainstays look even more incredibly long than normal. Funny how much MTB geometry has changed over the years.
01-09-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By AeroGut

Thereís no reason you need to be able to touch...

Thereís no reason you need to be able to touch the ground with your feet while on the saddle. Judge the saddle height by the distance from the pedals.
On easy terrain, the height is similar to a...
Forum: Touring
12-30-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,830
Posted By AeroGut

Also keep an eye out for used Ortlieb ones. Some...

Also keep an eye out for used Ortlieb ones. Some people get them and go on one trip and never use them again so they end up on Craigslist or FB marketplace etc. in essentially new condition for...
12-29-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By AeroGut

Browning bikes

Not sure who made these "lugged Belgian Steel" bikes for Browning, but the ad copy is great:

https://images.craigslist.org/00q0q_508qS9Ea0DOz_0700eW_600x450.jpg

If you can't read the text in...
12-17-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7,143
Views: 2,804,700
Posted By AeroGut

Looks like the original might have been a little...

Looks like the original might have been a little shallower and didn't have pulley wheel under it:

This is from the 1989 catalog:...
12-14-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,325
Posted By AeroGut

In my experience, the performance of hydraulics...

In my experience, the performance of hydraulics is not a huge improvement over cable-actuated, but the big advantage (for me at least) is in not having to adjust them frequently. The hydraulics move...
11-08-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 947
Posted By AeroGut

For what it's worth, I have an ~2000 Sora triple...

For what it's worth, I have an ~2000 Sora triple (I don't remember the model number, but it is the 3x8 gearing). That FD does not have the deep cage plate that the newer Sora pictured above has. It...
10-27-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,273
Posted By AeroGut

Thereís a Lenton Grand Prix on Cincinnati CL...

Thereís a Lenton Grand Prix on Cincinnati CL right now thatís definitely project condition. Seller says itís 1958. Pics arenít very good.
...
10-10-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,847
Posted By AeroGut

Hampsten cycles

Hampsten cycles
09-07-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By AeroGut

1989 Stumpjumper Team - $275 There's a good...

1989 Stumpjumper Team - $275

There's a good chance a local flipper has already jumped on this.

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/aurora-specialized-team-stumpjumper/7191780882.html
...
Forum: Touring
08-28-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,438
Posted By AeroGut

There's a recurring theme in this thread that...

There's a recurring theme in this thread that "bikepacking" is a new term. It isn't. It's just being used differently now. Cannondale used the term "bikepacking" in their catalogs when they first...
08-24-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By AeroGut

For a minute, I thought the front blackburn rack...

For a minute, I thought the front blackburn rack was actually attached in some weird way, but it appears to just be draped on the bike for illustrative purposes. Only one (NDS) photo.

Shogun 2000...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,450
Posted By AeroGut

If the Shimano 105 "Golden Arrow" components are...

If the Shimano 105 "Golden Arrow" components are original, that places it to 1983-1986 give or take a bit.
08-18-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By AeroGut

Nishiki Cresta - $120 starting bid. Could be a...

Nishiki Cresta - $120 starting bid. Could be a reasonable deal if you can pick it up locally in Montesano, Washington.
...
08-18-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By AeroGut

Look like either inspiration for or copy of the...

Look like either inspiration for or copy of the Shimano Adamas AX touring pedals (I'm not sure which came first):
...
08-16-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,000
Posted By AeroGut

Those pics are NOT the same bike. I posted those...

Those pics are NOT the same bike. I posted those as examples of what that model SHOULD look like. From the original post with just the chainstay damage, there was speculation that it might have been...
08-14-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By AeroGut

A few interesting ones available at the...

A few interesting ones available at the non-profit shop in WIlmington, DE.

Buy A Bike - Urban Bike Project (http://www.urbanbikeproject.com/buy-a-bike/)
(click on the link to the catalog of...
08-07-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By AeroGut

Schwinn Super Sport - $200 Cincinnati ...

Schwinn Super Sport - $200 Cincinnati

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/cincinnati-classic-schwinn-10-speed/7172768481.html
...
07-27-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,422
Posted By AeroGut

Or get a handlebar bag or a large underseat bag...

Or get a handlebar bag or a large underseat bag and put some extra bottles in it along with anything else you might want along the way.
07-22-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By AeroGut

Not strictly C&V, but seems like a decent price...

Not strictly C&V, but seems like a decent price for a C&V-inspired modern bike?

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/cincinnati-colnago-classic-campagnolo/7163646106.html
...
07-19-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By AeroGut

I think it's just angle, as the distance from the...

I think it's just angle, as the distance from the bolt holes to the edge doesn't seem to be different, but I'm not positive.
07-19-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By AeroGut

I think the two large chainrings are Sugino...

I think the two large chainrings are Sugino mighty drillium? Likely 144BCD not 130 as described? Seller says local only, but they've been up for awhile, so you might be able to talk him into putting...
07-14-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By AeroGut

94 Kona Lava Dome rigid MTB

Solid 90's rigid steel MTB.
https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/cincinnati-kona-lava-dome-race-light/7158742025.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00p0p_iVOKlnrWP6t_0CI0t2_600x450.jpgKona...
07-13-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,526
Posted By AeroGut

I second the idea of some sort of mechanical...

I second the idea of some sort of mechanical resistance. Drag from poor aerodynamics decreases quickly as your speed drops, so the slower you go, the more drag you need to add. Seems much easier to...
07-11-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By AeroGut

Nashbar 26" tourer late 80's

Not particularly valuable, but possibly historically interesting - a late 80's 26" wheel drop bar touring bike from Nashbar. Ishiwata EX triple-butted 4130 tubing. Front canti brake, rear U-brake....
07-04-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 935
Posted By AeroGut

Looks like you removed the whole free hub? The...

Looks like you removed the whole free hub? The cassette slides off of that free hub, so you can leave it on the wheel
06-25-20, 05:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By AeroGut

One caveat - the described interrupter/cross...

One caveat - the described interrupter/cross levers work best with aero brake levers, where the cable is running along the handlebar under your bar tape. If you have the original 1983 brake levers on...
06-19-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,790
Posted By AeroGut

that was normal for sport touring bikes. The...

that was normal for sport touring bikes. The eyelets are intended for fenders or lightweight racks that attached to the brake bolt. Not intended for a heavier rack that would attach to the seat...
06-15-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By AeroGut

Is it possible that something that is different...

Is it possible that something that is different between the bikes is affecting your perception of how the brakes are working? Maybe there's a more noticeable weight transfer to your hands on the trek...
05-31-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 708
Posted By AeroGut

Since "asynchronous" refers to time, I interpret...

Since "asynchronous" refers to time, I interpret it as a reference to whether you replace both tires at the same time or one at a time. Some people opt for putting a new tire on the front and moving...
05-29-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By AeroGut

Any shimano road triple front derailleur should...

Any shimano road triple front derailleur should work. Over the years, the Sora, Tiagra, 105 and Ultegra groups all had a triple option at one time or another, so look for any of those, but make sure...
05-25-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By AeroGut

it takes an eccentric adapter so you can make it...

it takes an eccentric adapter so you can make it a fixie if you want. Not sure why they didnít just use horizontal dropouts.
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