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07-27-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,104
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Thanks, T... Seems like the evidence points to...

Thanks, T... Seems like the evidence points to '94-'95... So that's the story and I'm sticking to it... 👍
07-27-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,104
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Carrera Podium? This one's got me stumped...

This bike was given to me by a friend (who acknowledged it was special, but he had no room in his new living space, and had too much going on in his life to prepare it for sale... so he simply...
07-18-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By montclairbobbyb

You may also want to consider Schwalbe Kojak...

You may also want to consider Schwalbe Kojak 2.0s...I love.the Compass RTP.. they're awesome (and pricey). The Kojaks have become my go-to retrofit tire choice... They're all black and look really...
07-18-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Agree... Worth converting; opens up your cassette...

Agree... Worth converting; opens up your cassette options... Have done this several times...sure beats searching for hens teeth...
07-18-21, 08:17 PM
07-18-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By montclairbobbyb

I just ordered a Miche 8-speed cassette from...

I just ordered a Miche 8-speed cassette from BikeInn... I read some pretty negative reviews; I hope mine arrives OK :eek:

I need one for a Campy Chorus wheelset (mid-90s??), and ordered an exa...
Forum: For Sale
06-20-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By montclairbobbyb

As I recall, something close to that, maybe even...

As I recall, something close to that, maybe even less (like 70%) for "climbing"... Sorry I never took the time to measure the difference, but the 100% for cruising was perfect, and the lower gear...
Forum: For Sale
06-19-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 373
Posted By montclairbobbyb

For Sale: Rivendell (Nitto) Mark's Rack (front)

SOLD: Rack has been sold, thx to those interested.
Forum: For Sale
06-18-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Custom Bendix hub 2-speed fixie wheel (700c) with shifter

Custom built Bendix 2-speed coaster hub from the 50s/60s (36h, coaster brake removed, professionally welded) that is a bonafide 2-speed fixie hub, operated by thumb shifter. I laced it to a700c Alex...
Forum: For Sale
06-18-21, 05:10 PM
06-06-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 18,028
Posted By montclairbobbyb

I agree! I run the Extralight RTPs tubeless, and...

I agree! I run the Extralight RTPs tubeless, and at first I was disappointed that they were "louder" than I had expected... but now I really love the sound, especially on gravel... I guess it's kinda...
06-06-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Ah yes, thanks. Nice! Awesome hand sprocket and...

Ah yes, thanks. Nice! Awesome hand sprocket and I LOVE the Rudge head badge. Good stuff!!!
06-06-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Ah yes, thanks. Nice! Awesome hand sprocket and...

Ah yes, thanks. Nice! Awesome hand sprocket and I LOVE the Rudge head badge. Good stuff!!!
06-02-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By montclairbobbyb

WOW. Now THAT'S a bike photo... Thanks, Charlie...

WOW. Now THAT'S a bike photo... Thanks, Charlie (and THANKS, Joe. I often refer to the Breezer #1 simply as "THE" bike)
05-30-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Need close-ups of the RUDGE!!!

Need close-ups of the RUDGE!!!
05-30-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Absolutely LOVED your book, Charlie. Bucket list...

Absolutely LOVED your book, Charlie. Bucket list item is to one day join the Thanksgiving ride... Until then, got any more of your bikes that you can share with the forum? Peace, BB
05-29-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,762
Posted By montclairbobbyb

D e f e n s e

Sorry, after reading some of these posts I need to speak my mind: The key to staying alive and safe is playing the avoidance game, and NEVER letting down your defense, including things like:
- Rule...
05-23-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Any reason it's NOT a Competition? That would be...

Any reason it's NOT a Competition? That would be my first guess...
05-23-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By montclairbobbyb

I consider the B17, including the Flyer (sprung)...

I consider the B17, including the Flyer (sprung) version as the go-to Brooks model. The Flyer Special and Conquest (similar to Flyer) are my faves. But I did also have a nicely broken in Swift and...
05-16-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,073
Posted By montclairbobbyb

I REALLY did it...

I realize I've been talking about selling off most of my bike collection for awhile (on this and other forums), when suddenly I came to a moment of clarity... and I actually DONATED (yes, gave away)...
05-16-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By montclairbobbyb

GREAT BIKE!!! That will go anywhere. Nice job.

GREAT BIKE!!! That will go anywhere. Nice job.
05-16-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 694
Posted By montclairbobbyb

OH MAMA!! There's a reason they were call...

OH MAMA!! There's a reason they were call "Finest"... The Fujis are timeless.
05-16-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 707
Posted By montclairbobbyb

BEAUTIFUL JOB!!! It feels great to give new life...

BEAUTIFUL JOB!!! It feels great to give new life to vintage bikes. Keep going, man!
05-16-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7,145
Views: 2,808,902
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Love the first photo of the Renegade... Looks...

Love the first photo of the Renegade... Looks like it's ready to butt horns with the first gravel bike that dares cross its path
05-16-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7,145
Views: 2,808,902
Posted By montclairbobbyb

NICE SCHTUMPY!!! Love the mix of parts... nice...

NICE SCHTUMPY!!! Love the mix of parts... nice touch; that's what it's all about. And the color is beautiful. And the Rene Herse tires are the bee's knees. Made for VT dirt roads!!!
05-16-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 125,308
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Great frame to strip down to bare metal and do...

Great frame to strip down to bare metal and do something really COOL... even just clear coat it... That would look badass!
05-02-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Did you say StingRay**********

I owned this original beauty for a spell, but ultimately sold it to a collector, where it traveled around the country, admired by adoring fans.... unlike the well-intentioned, but cold and lonely...
04-25-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Uniglide

I've picked up NOS Uniglide hubs in the past primarily for the hubs they were part of... Since the Uniglide cassettes were tough to find (and expensive) I would replace the freehub body with a...
04-25-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,242
Posted By montclairbobbyb

wow!!!!🤪🤪🤪

wow!!!!🤪🤪🤪
04-25-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Nice!! The early DBs had those really cool...

Nice!! The early DBs had those really cool bullnose bars with the extra kink... Great rider!!👍
04-25-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By montclairbobbyb

I have to respectfully disagree...$300 was indeed...

I have to respectfully disagree...$300 was indeed a fair price; you scored a very fine bike AND a special deal at $100. 👍👍👍
04-25-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By montclairbobbyb

$25? No-brainer

Hey, it's STILL a BSA... the "musket" head badge alone is worth $25. But forget the value, this will make a fine rider... Worth the effort to get it rolling, IMO.
04-25-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,014
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Pig? Hardly...

Whoa, a lugged Waterloo-built 990? You're not giving it nearly enough credit, my friend... That's a fine True Temper frame, and the XT componentry is first rate. Forget the paint job, keep the...
04-18-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By montclairbobbyb

I have more Brooks saddles than pairs of socks,...

I have more Brooks saddles than pairs of socks, but that Berthoud is the cherry on top of that Trek ... Nice touch.
04-18-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By montclairbobbyb

First two-cent impression: "Vintage" Flying...

First two-cent impression: "Vintage" Flying Pigeon... Is it really heavy like a tank? Is the quality just ok or exceptional? More FPs made in China than McDonalds hamburgers served over there......
04-04-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Is it a drillium freewheel**********

Is it a drillium freewheel**********
04-04-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Cimarrons make GREAT all-rounder bikes!! Yours...

Cimarrons make GREAT all-rounder bikes!! Yours looks awesome, and that color is the coolest.
The head and seat angles on that are 70 degrees... Not slack quite like the first gen MTBs
Enjoy it!
04-01-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Still interested in those shifters?

Haven't heard back; still interested in trading for the Deore shifters?
ThxBB
03-28-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Either sounds great I live just across from New...

Either sounds great I live just across from New Hope.in Lambertville. Got lots.of other stuff you might like... Selling pretty much of my collection. Drop me pics if you can; Email...
03-28-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,525
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Happened to me a few years back.... PB Blaster,...

Happened to me a few years back.... PB Blaster, patience and a bench vise... Had my bike clamped in upside down, then pulled and pushed the frame (twisted) back and forth with all my might... Thought...
03-28-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,354
Posted By montclairbobbyb

I have an old Bendix 2-speed hub from the 50's or...

I have an old Bendix 2-speed hub from the 50's or early 60's that is not a kickback; rather it's shifted via cable and a knuckle mechanism on the hub. It originally had a coaster brake, but the prev...
03-28-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Deore 7spd shifters

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What you got to trade???😆
03-28-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By montclairbobbyb

I have a set of early Shimano bar end shifters...

I have a set of early Shimano bar end shifters that look similar to Suntour Barcons, but are spring-loaded to help downshift the rear derailleur against the force of the derailleur spring....
02-21-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 125,308
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Seems the Cimarron was born too early...

They never quite struck the right chord with the market back in the 80s, for which we (today) should be most grateful... they are SO WELL SUITED for today... I have had the good luck & fortune of...
02-21-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Congrats

You got yourself a fine ride... Congrats.
02-21-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,356
Posted By montclairbobbyb

That CIOCC...

will haunt my dreams... THAT was something special.
02-07-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By montclairbobbyb

'85 Stumpy

My custom Stumpy...mostly period-specific components, but definitely non-stock....
02-07-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By montclairbobbyb

'85 Stumpy

My custom Stumpy...mostly period-specific components, but definitely non-stock....
02-02-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,550
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Nice build... makes you want to sling a leg over...

Nice build... makes you want to sling a leg over the saddle and just GO...

The original Sports Luxe came with single speed coaster hubs. I live in a fairly hilly area and wanted to give the...
02-01-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,550
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Wow!

Wow, that tandem is quite the FIND!! Gazelle bikes (especially from that era) were so well-built and they were simply beautiful. A few years ago I refurbished a pair of Gazelle Sports Luxe bikes that...
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