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03-15-22, 10:47 AM
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Posted By habes78023

I was wondering how that shook out, it is good to...

I was wondering how that shook out, it is good to know that it exists though! I saw Merz made a post on his FB page with the ad, and a person commented saying they bought it. Perhaps you could get...
07-23-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,984
Posted By habes78023

Very cool to have that kind of history on a bike...

Very cool to have that kind of history on a bike and that it stayed in your circle.

Bet you'll have some good flashbacks when you're on it again.
07-16-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,857
Posted By habes78023

So satisfying when the parts stash works in your...

So satisfying when the parts stash works in your favor.

Bike cleaned up really nicely, almost looks like you got a brand new bike after all these years. That might be my favorite Dura Ace group...
07-16-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 795
Posted By habes78023

Thanks for being a good sport Frogbutter . My...

Thanks for being a good sport Frogbutter . My aesthetic would prefer the second helmet too, Gotta have a closer gap between top of shades and brim of helmet.
07-08-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,604
Posted By habes78023

Not really bugged by it. It's impressive either...

Not really bugged by it. It's impressive either way. Both riders are amazing. And I can agree, apples and oranges in their own rights.

They have to talk about something for all that time after...
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By habes78023

With the new pictures, I'm leaning towards the...

With the new pictures, I'm leaning towards the higher end of my ranges. It's also tough to say for certain, because the buyer who will spend top dollar on this isn't your everyday guy, he knows...
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By habes78023

Very generous. I see an 85 frame on ebay...

Very generous.

I see an 85 frame on ebay went for 295 on Auction. Then there was another for 575 free shipping buy it now, very nice pictures of that one, but I think yours could be in better...
07-01-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,135
Posted By habes78023

Very cool bike! I'd probably be doing an even...

Very cool bike! I'd probably be doing an even less thoughtful job just so I could get it out for a ride asap, then I'd start considering what the right build is, :lol:
Replies: 12
Views: 1,410
Posted By habes78023

I think the bike would go for more like 250-300...

I think the bike would go for more like 250-300 in it's current state, and I don't think it would move quickly, but you never know, can't hurt to start higher.

I don't think the location helps at...
06-23-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,722
Posted By habes78023

I'm a scrub in the mountains for sure, except...

I'm a scrub in the mountains for sure, except maybe climbing, the stumpjumper can climb with the best of them, haha.

And I knew i would catch some flack for the don't belong thing, but some of...
06-19-21, 12:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,214
Posted By habes78023

Treks went from the three digit series to four...

Treks went from the three digit series to four digit series meaning aluminum, or then a four digit starting with a 2 meaning carbon fiber. They actually still made these around the same time. They...
06-18-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,699
Posted By habes78023

Super neat bike, thanks for sharing! It's...

Super neat bike, thanks for sharing!

It's clear that you put a good deal of thought and effort in. the before and after is really cool to see, especially since it was almost a blank canvas to...
06-18-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,126
Posted By habes78023

Nice score! Every bit of it. I love when the...

Nice score! Every bit of it.

I love when the seller starts going through their stuff looking for what else they can 'unload' onto me. Got a nice Campy 8 speed cassette that way last month.
Replies: 22
Views: 1,341
Posted By habes78023

Now you are only 1 post away from 10, so you...

Now you are only 1 post away from 10, so you might just end up posting them here on the thread after all!
Replies: 10
Views: 868
Posted By habes78023

It's not a bad bike for 200. I've seen much...

It's not a bad bike for 200. I've seen much worse buys. But I think you know this wasn't a real winner.

You are near Austin, and they like road bikes there. But a savvy buyer likely won't be...
06-02-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 12,638
Posted By habes78023

I do think I prefer to keep those early brifter...

I do think I prefer to keep those early brifter bikes in the C&V forum.

We get a lot of the modern components on old frame in here and we also get a lot of modern steel and custom builds in here...
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By habes78023

Some people who are new add the pictures to their...

Some people who are new add the pictures to their profile and then people can go visit to get a look. Some people even take the pictures from the profile and post to the thread.

Components sound...
06-01-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,565
Posted By habes78023

Nice, I agree with others and what you are...

Nice, I agree with others and what you are generally leaning towards. Just clean this one up and ride it. Eventually another bike will come along and you can upgrade as you go.

As for parts...
05-28-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,210
Posted By habes78023

Good question, I had gotten a bike for...

Good question,

I had gotten a bike for riding around my schools campus the year before. I thought it was pretty cool, I think it was a Schwinn Continental or Varsity. I didn't have much concept...
05-28-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By habes78023

Super cool article, thanks for the share! I...

Super cool article, thanks for the share!

I had a Panasonic Team America at one point, very nice bike. I really loved the red paint,

Actually saw that a forum member here posted about it when...
11-02-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,224
Posted By habes78023

No reply as of yet. but I did email on a Friday...

No reply as of yet. but I did email on a Friday to his benserotta.com contact page. I may try to reach out further to a few others the Paceline forum suggested.

Someone there did have a catalog...
10-30-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,224
Posted By habes78023

Haha, I guess we will see. I don't intend to take...

Haha, I guess we will see. I don't intend to take advantage of anyone's condition ;).

I just like finding bikes, getting them back on the road, and getting to try out different stuff, which I've...
10-29-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,224
Posted By habes78023

Well, for better or worse, it's all mine now. ...

Well, for better or worse, it's all mine now. I'll post some pictures of it tomorrow when there is daylight.

The fork crown S is engraved, so I have a genuine Serotta fork if nothing else,...
10-29-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,224
Posted By habes78023

I will do my best, haha. It's been hobbled...

I will do my best, haha. It's been hobbled together for sure. I am a little worried about what's happening at the seat cluster with a possible second set screw higher up in the seatpost with some...
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