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05-25-22, 06:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 622
Posted By mkeller234

Congrats to the future owner, that is a very nice...

Congrats to the future owner, that is a very nice ride!
01-18-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,191
Posted By mkeller234

The graphics on that one are the earlier style...

The graphics on that one are the earlier style for Lotus. Iíve worked on an excell for a friend before and itís a great bike. That bike, to me is definitely not low end. Iíd say itís solid mid-level....
01-17-22, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By mkeller234

I try not to comment on sales threads that I...

I try not to comment on sales threads that I donít have direct interest. Iíll break that for just a moment.

I love the pink graphics on this frame! At one point, from a graphics standpoint, I...
08-01-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,525
Posted By mkeller234

as requested, here are pictures of the plates. ...

as requested, here are pictures of the plates.


https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/ee323eda_2e9a_4372_915e_fe93e36427b7_1f38c056e6b0fae5e5b984711df06e86ec061b32.jpeg...
07-28-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,525
Posted By mkeller234

All sold items removed

All sold items removed
07-20-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,525
Posted By mkeller234

Updated with sold items. All packages were...

Updated with sold items. All packages were shipped today.
07-19-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,525
Posted By mkeller234

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07-17-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,525
Posted By mkeller234

Hey Elliot, I could not find your email. Are you...

Hey Elliot, I could not find your email. Are you able to PM?
07-14-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,525
Posted By mkeller234

All prices lowered to include shipping to...

All prices lowered to include shipping to continental US.
07-14-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,525
Posted By mkeller234

Guessing my pricing may be off, I have to admit...

Guessing my pricing may be off, I have to admit that I was struggling with that. I donít buy and sell like I used too, so probably out of touch. Iím open to feedback.
07-13-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,525
Posted By mkeller234

SR Apex crank in excellent condition, with chain...

SR Apex crank in excellent condition, with chain guard ring. 170 length. 110 BCD, forged on piece. 52, 40 rings. -$sold
07-13-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,525
Posted By mkeller234

Simplex rear derailleur - I overhauled this one...

Simplex rear derailleur - I overhauled this one years ago and barely used it. No cracks. $15.00 plus actual shipping.
...
07-13-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,525
Posted By mkeller234

Suntour, SR, Cinelli, Mafac FS

Suntour GT rear derailleur - $20.00 plus actual shipping

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07-08-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7,154
Views: 939,974
Posted By mkeller234

That was so cool! I still am in awe and love that...

That was so cool! I still am in awe and love that the connection was made. Iíve kept all the emails between myself and Miep Moeskops from that time! I donít ride the bike much, I worry about the...
07-08-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7,618
Views: 824,905
Posted By mkeller234

Agreed, whole heartedly! My personal computer is...

Agreed, whole heartedly! My personal computer is a 2016 MacBook Air, old, but still plenty useful. My work computer on the other hand, that is newer, but it's not on my dime either. I don't get the...
07-08-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7,154
Views: 939,974
Posted By mkeller234

Lol, good points, both of you. I was mostly...

Lol, good points, both of you. I was mostly joking of course. Fortunately I have a lot of storage.... I could probably go up to 20 bikes comfortably. The main issue I wrestle with is, I can only ride...
07-06-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7,154
Views: 939,974
Posted By mkeller234

Now that the thread is back; My employer is...

Now that the thread is back;

My employer is changing the theme of our annual calendar to hobbies. I dragged all of my bikes out of the basement. Something about carrying them all really makes you...
07-06-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By mkeller234

thatís weird. Now when I google search, I can...

thatís weird. Now when I google search, I can find it. I was getting a ďpage does not existĒ bikeforums screen.

Either way, glad itís still around!
07-06-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By mkeller234

Every day pics - what happened?

I couldnít find the Every day pics thread, so I google site searched and it looks like the thread was removed. What happened? That was a great thread for when you wanted to share a photo and didnít...
07-05-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By mkeller234

Iím lateÖ happy (observed) 4th of July! It was...

Iím lateÖ happy (observed) 4th of July! It was nice to watch fireworks last night.
...
07-05-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7,618
Views: 824,905
Posted By mkeller234

That is an expensive pile of boxes. What MacBook...

That is an expensive pile of boxes. What MacBook Pro did you get? 13Ē or 16Ē. Does it have the apple M1 chip yet? My coworker got a new air with the M1 chip. All I noticed is how much better I like...
07-04-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,918
Posted By mkeller234

Second that! Itís an invaluable resource. The...

Second that! Itís an invaluable resource. The hard work is definitely appreciated.
06-08-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By mkeller234

boy… it’s been a while since I looked. My gut...

boy… it’s been a while since I looked. My gut says, yes, it is a 27.2 post. I’d have to pull it out and check. I think it might be a kalloy post??

Here is an old link I found. I forgot that mine...
06-08-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,257
Posted By mkeller234

Agreed. Iíve had lower end Miyata bikes before, a...

Agreed. Iíve had lower end Miyata bikes before, a 210 specifically. I thought the frame was above average for its positioning. It looks like it has nice shimano equipment. I donít think you have much...
06-05-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,625
Posted By mkeller234

I had this Miyata 210 years ago. It was in brand...

I had this Miyata 210 years ago. It was in brand new condition when I found it. It had reflectors, bar tape and all. I wish I still had it!!

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05-31-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,469
Posted By mkeller234

PM sent for a set

PM sent for a set
05-26-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By mkeller234

Any idea if these would fit shimano 600ex levers?

Any idea if these would fit shimano 600ex levers?
05-24-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14,687
Views: 3,523,495
Posted By mkeller234

Great accidental find today when I was picking up...

Great accidental find today when I was picking up my groceries. Miyata 912, outside a sports store with a buy it now price. Pink is the theme of my day!...
05-17-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,380
Views: 163,983
Posted By mkeller234

I saw this alligator riding in South Carolina. He...

I saw this alligator riding in South Carolina. He was big, probably 5 to 6 feet if I had to guess.

...
05-15-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By mkeller234

Looks like an early 80s competition to me, maybe...

Looks like an early 80s competition to me, maybe 1981.
05-14-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,025
Posted By mkeller234

The crank is a TA specialties crank. Itís a nice...

The crank is a TA specialties crank. Itís a nice crank.
04-28-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 10,010
Posted By mkeller234

Well, 1980s I might have been wearing a kids...

Well, 1980s I might have been wearing a kids sized bell helmet. I was born in 83.

I know I wear one today. My skull is worth more than anything I own. Iím taking no chances. Iím probably due for...
04-26-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18,896
Views: 2,322,353
Posted By mkeller234

Thanks. It was a great one!

Thanks. It was a great one!
04-25-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18,896
Views: 2,322,353
Posted By mkeller234

My wife and I celebrated my 38th birthday. Rain...

My wife and I celebrated my 38th birthday. Rain shortened the ride, but we still managed to ride to the ice cream stop.

...
04-24-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 15,477
Posted By mkeller234

I noticed the cranks and chainrings are marked C...

I noticed the cranks and chainrings are marked C V H for the builders initials. My bike has many components that are marked with the brand as well.
04-24-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 15,477
Posted By mkeller234

I sure was shocked to see this thread bumped up....

I sure was shocked to see this thread bumped up. Please stick around and post some photos. I thinks itís 2-days, 5 posts per day. Not a super high hurdle.
04-22-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,590
Posted By mkeller234

Well, good call! The dropouts were not threaded...

Well, good call! The dropouts were not threaded as you had said. I removed both and found the screw that was in one piece was bent. Iíll get some M3 x .05 screws next.

...
04-21-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,479
Posted By mkeller234

Cool thread! I had no idea that bikeforums was...

Cool thread! I had no idea that bikeforums was owned by an individual at on point, or that it was sold! It's really interesting to read the stories behind all the symbols... I never really paid any...
04-20-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,590
Posted By mkeller234

Last post of the night, I got the jubilee RD all...

Last post of the night, I got the jubilee RD all cleaned up. It was pretty interesting to take apart. I actually had a brand new bag of 1/8Ē grade 25 bearings for the jockey wheels.

...
04-20-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,590
Posted By mkeller234

Here are some photos of the bike as found. I...

Here are some photos of the bike as found. I forgot to post these at the start of the thread.
...
04-20-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,590
Posted By mkeller234

I did notice the adjuster screws being a bit...

I did notice the adjuster screws being a bit unusual, but I had no idea how unusual. One of the screws is broken off. I think Iím just going to leave them where the are and view them as...
04-20-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,590
Posted By mkeller234

I think itís a 60cm frame. Same size as my 74...

I think itís a 60cm frame. Same size as my 74 gran sport.
04-20-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,590
Posted By mkeller234

gugie and Andy_K that is a great suggestion. Nice...

gugie and Andy_K that is a great suggestion. Nice work on your competition! I thought about trying a brush applied enamel paint... but the truth is, I hate painting and paint prep! Once I get this...
04-19-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,026
Posted By mkeller234

Nice!! Iíve admired the Berthoud saddles since...

Nice!! Iíve admired the Berthoud saddles since they were first introduced. Why? Because they look beautiful. It looks great on your Trek. I agree with the post above, itís the cherry on top.
04-19-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,590
Posted By mkeller234

I treated the frame rust with multiple...

I treated the frame rust with multiple applications of naval jelly. I used rust converter for anything I may have missed. I will treat the interior with frame saver. The remaining paint was polished...
04-19-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,590
Posted By mkeller234

73 Raleigh competition - long build thread

This thread is intended to document the process of cleaning up my 73 Raleigh Competition. I purchased this bike from fellow BF member curbtender. It is worth mentioning again that he did a nice job...
04-19-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 16,599
Posted By mkeller234

Yes, I have the adapters on there in the photo,...

Yes, I have the adapters on there in the photo, still do actually. Considering your question, I probably don't actually need them on there. I remember being really particular about the position of...
04-13-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7,618
Views: 824,905
Posted By mkeller234

I received a big box from the west coast. A...

I received a big box from the west coast. A Raleigh Competition, long on my wish list. It is very crusty. Iím looking forward to giving this bike a spit shine. Iíll start a thread when Iím ready to...
04-11-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 45,256
Posted By mkeller234

I donít think I have posted this one yet, my...

I donít think I have posted this one yet, my Lotus sprint fixed gear bike. Iíve only ridden it on a trainer so far. One thing is for sure, those track bars are not comfortable!

...
04-07-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5,081
Views: 565,180
Posted By mkeller234

Wow, that looks great! I love these world...

Wow, that looks great! I love these world voyageurs. The lugs are simple, flashy and elegant all at the same time.
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