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05-21-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By daverup

SpeedofLite Thanks for posting this article. My...

SpeedofLite Thanks for posting this article. My wife has 3 Terry's now, and really enjoys them. I downloaded this article for my wife, it's probably the best write-up I've seen on Georgena Terry.
05-21-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By daverup

I think the break in on the Cardiff saddle takes...

I think the break in on the Cardiff saddle takes a bit longer than some. I bought one on another sale a few years ago and it's comfy now. I don't recall exactly how long that took, it just seemed...
05-19-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 24,878
Posted By daverup

Our current blue bikes. Terry Isis, ...

Our current blue bikes.
Terry Isis,

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Centurion Lemans Mixte...
05-18-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18,862
Views: 2,312,100
Posted By daverup

First spring ride on my 86 Ironman. ...

First spring ride on my 86 Ironman.

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05-17-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 389
Posted By daverup

Here's mine on my AD, ...

Here's mine on my AD,

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05-14-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By daverup

There used to be similar stuff on eBay, I bought...

There used to be similar stuff on eBay, I bought a couple. It was not as durable as the old stuff. Cracking in only a couple of years.
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By daverup

The frame is one of the only original parts on...

The frame is one of the only original parts on this bike.
05-12-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 18,862
Views: 2,312,100
Posted By daverup

Took the "new to me" Black Lightning for it's...

Took the "new to me" Black Lightning for it's first 15 miles.

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04-23-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By daverup

Kilroy1988 Beautiful bike! The color looks quite...

Kilroy1988 Beautiful bike! The color looks quite similar to the Austro Daimler,

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04-21-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 899
Posted By daverup

Good to hear it's working out for you. Are you...

Good to hear it's working out for you. Are you delaying the frame restoration?
04-21-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By daverup

On a 95 Singletrack 930, the front derailleur was...

On a 95 Singletrack 930, the front derailleur was Shimano STX FD-MC32. This was 31.8 clamp on with Top Pull, but no housing stop.
You could use a clamp on housing stop with one of those.
...
04-16-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 899
Posted By daverup

Nice! What size is the frame?

Nice! What size is the frame?
04-16-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By daverup

Might be, here's the serial number tag on my...

Might be, here's the serial number tag on my LeMond BA,

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1316x1789/lemondsn_bbb1cb9e912131fc1cf809cf56e749d1c3186517.jpg

With a steel fork,...
04-16-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By daverup

The Marketplace requires Premium Membership to...

The Marketplace requires Premium Membership to post new threads. This can be purchased at: http://www.bikeforums.net/payments.php (https://www.bikeforums.net/payments.php)
04-14-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 899
Posted By daverup

Congrats on the purchase. Now that your pictures...

Congrats on the purchase. Now that your pictures show the color better, I think it may be an Ultima.
I found this gallery with a similar frame,...
04-13-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 655
Posted By daverup

I hope that slammed seatpost isn't stuck. ...

I hope that slammed seatpost isn't stuck.
Definitely worth that price anyway.
04-12-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 899
Posted By daverup

This is the 79 page, ...

This is the 79 page,

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04-12-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 899
Posted By daverup

Here is the page in the 76 Catalog, ...

Here is the page in the 76 Catalog,

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04-12-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 899
Posted By daverup

Awesome! It would make a nice bike. It doesn't...

Awesome! It would make a nice bike. It doesn't look all that bad from the pics.
04-12-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 899
Posted By daverup

So, are you getting this one?

So, are you getting this one?
04-11-22, 08:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 899
Posted By daverup

Looks like a Superleicht, I don't think the dark...

Looks like a Superleicht, I don't think the dark red Ultima could have faded that far.
04-11-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 68,926
Views: 11,125,457
Posted By daverup

The rear rim and shift levers don't look correct....

The rear rim and shift levers don't look correct. Maybe the brakes have been swapped as well.
The seat is there at least.
04-11-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,393
Posted By daverup

I overhauled this 78 GP Mixte recently. It was...

I overhauled this 78 GP Mixte recently. It was made in England.

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04-07-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,123
Posted By daverup

The more I spend on parts before the frame...

The more I spend on parts before the frame arrives, the more I worry about the shipping company smashing it. :lol:
04-04-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By daverup

In 94 Schwinn replaced the straight bars on the...

In 94 Schwinn replaced the straight bars on the Crosscut with the butterfly bars. These have some fairly unique brake levers,
...
04-02-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 916
Views: 257,002
Posted By daverup

I think I posted an earlier pic of my 89...

I think I posted an earlier pic of my 89 Diamondback Axis, but here it is again, up to date.
...
03-30-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,393
Posted By daverup

Possibly, but he did post that they were steel.

Possibly, but he did post that they were steel.
03-30-22, 05:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,393
Posted By daverup

The brake pads should probably be replaced with...

The brake pads should probably be replaced with some Kool Stop pads. You'll probably be unhappy with the old pads on the steel rims.
03-27-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,154
Posted By daverup

I've gone to moustache on a couple of bikes that...

I've gone to moustache on a couple of bikes that had straight bars. I like the more upright position on those bikes. I think the inner portions of some moustache bars make a pretty good second...
03-26-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 68,926
Views: 11,125,457
Posted By daverup

Posted 2 days ago, Negaunee, MI ...

Posted 2 days ago, Negaunee, MI

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/493214585800087/
2000 Men's LeMond Zurich Road Bike
$400

Not cheap, but looks pretty nice.
I'm not on facebook, but...
03-23-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By daverup

OutnBack Be careful with the old front brake...

OutnBack Be careful with the old front brake cable. The front straddle cables were usually replaced with z link cables or similar. If the original straddle cable went slack while riding and caught...
03-22-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,928
Posted By daverup

Here is a current pic, ...

Here is a current pic,

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1379/76ad_79b4523cd47947d387a980092468fdd93ae46b0d.jpg

And here's a late 70's Raleigh Grand Prix,

...
03-20-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 21,060
Views: 3,916,458
Posted By daverup

Worst misspell? ...

Worst misspell?

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03-19-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 445,476
Posted By daverup

majmt That is a very nice Mixte, great score!...

majmt That is a very nice Mixte, great score! Force is a great guy to buy a bike from, I bought from him a couple of months ago.
03-17-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18,862
Views: 2,312,100
Posted By daverup

Today was my first non-fatbike ride of the year....

Today was my first non-fatbike ride of the year. A balmy 40F on St Patrick's day. Our ice and snow have receded a good bit, but still too much salt on the roads for C&V.
Therefore today's ride was...
03-15-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By daverup

It is nice to have spousal support. The Trek...

It is nice to have spousal support. The Trek Tandem looks like a good one, congrats on the pickup!
03-13-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,213
Posted By daverup

robertj298 I think you need to use whichever...

robertj298 I think you need to use whichever bartape makes you happy with that bike.
I have several bikes which follow normal bartape colors, and I have one that doesn't fit normal color rules,...
03-12-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,010
Posted By daverup

That looks like fender equipped C&V to me. Nice...

That looks like fender equipped C&V to me. Nice bike!
03-12-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By daverup

I agree, granny gears make kid-pulling much...

I agree, granny gears make kid-pulling much easier when hills are involved. BTDTx3
03-11-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By daverup

ThatsOK Cyril , Nice bike! I've got 3 older kids,...

ThatsOK Cyril , Nice bike! I've got 3 older kids, but I've only been able to convince my daughter to ride a C&V bike. I'm hoping my boy's eventually get interested in older bikes so I can pass on a...
03-10-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By daverup

This is on my 78 SLT 12.2. This is the original...

This is on my 78 SLT 12.2. This is the original BB,

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03-10-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,010
Posted By daverup

My 78 or 79 Raleigh Grand Prix Mixte, ...

My 78 or 79 Raleigh Grand Prix Mixte,

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/ralgpmixte_fe653fca52b7768da6688547ae2d87287c55e4a6.jpg

My wife's 81 Centurion Lemans...
03-10-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 604
Posted By daverup

poprad Thanks for the tour! Nice pics!

poprad Thanks for the tour! Nice pics!
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By daverup

Interesting bike. The 99 catalog shows the Mavic...

Interesting bike. The 99 catalog shows the Mavic wheels, but that changed to the Rolf paired spoke wheels for 00.
I wonder if this one was just a late 99, so it got the later wheels.
Seems to be in...
03-05-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By daverup

You can upload pics to your gallery, you just...

You can upload pics to your gallery, you just can't post pics in a thread or link until you get 10 posts.
If you upload pics, a regular member can link to them for you.
03-04-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By daverup

My old knees couldn't handle a 54 anyway. :D

My old knees couldn't handle a 54 anyway. :D
03-04-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,802
Posted By daverup

The Kool Stop Dura pads are supposed to fit in...

The Kool Stop Dura pads are supposed to fit in the Ultegra holder. I haven't done that yet though. I've used the salmon/black combo, but I don't have monsoons to contend with. I would think you might...
03-04-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By daverup

The front is 44T, not really looking for speed.

The front is 44T, not really looking for speed.
03-04-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By daverup

I built this one for some mixed trails nearby....

I built this one for some mixed trails nearby. It's a Moto cx853 frame, with a mix of parts. Have not had weather to try it yet.
...
03-03-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 453
Posted By daverup

Sorry to offend you and possibly the OP by trying...

Sorry to offend you and possibly the OP by trying to identify the bike. My mistake.
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