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06-28-22, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By Insidious C.

Tim Neenan has posted on BF under the name...

Tim Neenan has posted on BF under the name Lighthousecycle. On other forums I have seen relevant posts by Brian Bayliss (edit: meant Bryant Bainbridge) and Jim Merz, but they joined a couple years...
06-18-22, 12:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 990
Posted By Insidious C.

Sounds good. Let me know where to meet you Sunday...

Sounds good. Let me know where to meet you Sunday am.
06-14-22, 11:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 593
Posted By Insidious C.

They were decent bikes. If you would enjoy the...

They were decent bikes. If you would enjoy the process of fixing it up or, even better, riding it afterwards then the added expense can be worthwhile. Spending money on bikes to increase value is...
06-10-22, 12:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Insidious C.

Both are quality cranksets. Unless you have...

Both are quality cranksets. Unless you have shorter than average legs go with the 170mm.
06-07-22, 10:03 PM
04-10-22, 12:26 AM
Replies: 69,689
Views: 11,321,059
Posted By Insidious C.

Croll Reynolds 853 in N.C. Goodwill

**Edit: Oops- Goodwill of North Georgia, not N.C.**

Saw this on shopgoodwill.com....
03-29-22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By Insidious C.

Point taken, DD. But no, I wouldn't taken on...

Point taken, DD. But no, I wouldn't taken on anything remotely resembling an MUP.
03-29-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By Insidious C.

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03-05-22, 12:51 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,706
Posted By Insidious C.

Most here are apt to be ept. :)

Most here are apt to be ept. :)
01-26-22, 11:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By Insidious C.

Although made in Italy, BB shell is BSA threaded...

Although made in Italy, BB shell is BSA threaded and 68mm wide. Rear dropouts 126mm OLD.
01-25-22, 11:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By Insidious C.

I have an 81 Viner Special Tourist F/F that would...

I have an 81 Viner Special Tourist F/F that would be an affordable candidate. Columbus SL main tubes and Falck other tubes. Original paint with touchup. Transfers long gone. Practically no rust....
01-11-22, 01:39 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 17,856
Posted By Insidious C.

See if this link...

See if this link (https://groups.google.com/g/internet-bob/c/v6Yb7fH5OuQ) works for you. You may have to request to be added to the group in order to post- I don't recall exactly. Generally the...
01-09-22, 12:56 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,677
Posted By Insidious C.

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01-06-22, 02:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,828
Posted By Insidious C.

Hmmm. Not a single Canadian bike. I think you're...

Hmmm. Not a single Canadian bike. I think you're safe.
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By Insidious C.

Plusses: Bike has nice colors and decals are in...

Plusses: Bike has nice colors and decals are in mostly intact. Hipsters will like the brake levers. Cleaned up I imagine you will find a buyer for $100.
12-20-21, 02:43 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,679
Posted By Insidious C.

1. Marriage 2. Owning more than three bikes.

1. Marriage
2. Owning more than three bikes.
11-30-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,721
Posted By Insidious C.

My guess is you'll find a 71 date code on the...

My guess is you'll find a 71 date code on the rear derailleur inner cage. Beware the TD Cross headset with one million tiny ball bearings. I would clean the frame using above mention products, then...
Replies: 16
Views: 838
Posted By Insidious C.

Don't forget to re-route the chain correctly...

Don't forget to re-route the chain correctly through the RD before your first ride!
11-14-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,360
Posted By Insidious C.

I really admire sd5782 for passing up a bike that...

I really admire sd5782 for passing up a bike that was cool but not quite what wanted. I am working toward acquiring that kind of discipline in purchasing bikes.
10-25-21, 12:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By Insidious C.

Fork looks okay (not bent) to me. Appears to...

Fork looks okay (not bent) to me. Appears to still have tubular rims. Per info posted above by Verktyg, dropouts are Huret so expect Huret specific derailleur hanger. I expect it has not been ridden...
08-14-21, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4,973
Views: 528,097
Posted By Insidious C.

Bumping this for Roger M. My crankset didn't work...

Bumping this for Roger M. My crankset didn't work for him, so don't hesitate if you can help him out.
08-10-21, 01:51 AM
Replies: 4,973
Views: 528,097
Posted By Insidious C.

I've got one in 180mm. Will get some pics for you...

I've got one in 180mm. Will get some pics for you tomorrow.
08-10-21, 12:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,886
Posted By Insidious C.

carldrost, verktyg, You may have to zoom in, but...

carldrost, verktyg, You may have to zoom in, but this pic recently posted by marius.suiram has the same head badge as the 84 I once owned.
...
08-09-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,886
Posted By Insidious C.

Sorry, no. I checked but found no pic of...

Sorry, no. I checked but found no pic of headtube. I do recall the decal was a cyclist on bike with arms raised evoking victory. "Decals" may have actually been inked/painted on - they were not...
Replies: 14
Views: 1,171
Posted By Insidious C.

I recently sold an identical bike. Same size...

I recently sold an identical bike. Same size even. IIRC I got about $250-300 for it. Your bike is ca. 1984 and Columbus Aelle tubing. The frame value is nil given the DT damage. I would part it out.
06-29-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 988
Posted By Insidious C.

She doesn't look a day over 39, cycleheimer. Just...

She doesn't look a day over 39, cycleheimer. Just this week I acquired a 1981 Fuji America, which I am pretty excited about. By coincidence I have several bikes from 81.
06-20-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,352
Posted By Insidious C.

Check this out...

Check this out (https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/d/portland-custom-steel-road-bike-45cm/7339410641.html), pen. 45cm.
...
06-10-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,969
Posted By Insidious C.

Half of my too-many bikes have light frames and...

Half of my too-many bikes have light frames and 27" wheels. Most are early 80s as T-Mar predicted.
05-25-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,467
Posted By Insidious C.

Why, yes, as a matter of fact I have. Only it was...

Why, yes, as a matter of fact I have. Only it was not a bike a bike that backed over- it was freshly painted factory optional interior panels for my 1969 Mach 1 Mustang. Things not easily replaced. A...
05-23-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,885
Posted By Insidious C.

That style frame and paint scheme is on the cover...

That style frame and paint scheme is on the cover of the 87 Daccordi catalog (can be found on bulgier,net). It is referred to in the catalog as "SL." Maybe a model name or maybe it was in reference...
05-21-21, 12:05 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 42,242
Posted By Insidious C.

I removed the badly mangled RD from my clunker to...

I removed the badly mangled RD from my clunker to replace with something from the bin. Then it hit me- why not just bend it back? So I chucked it up in the vise and reefed on with some channel lock...
05-15-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 42,242
Posted By Insidious C.

A clunker is born

Well I doubt this will score me favor with the judge(s) but just today I stumbled upon a free Raleigh on Portland CL. This particular model weighs about 150lbs. Other than that it's biggest flaw is...
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By Insidious C.

The Cromor tubing indicates '89 model. Ballpark...

The Cromor tubing indicates '89 model. Ballpark $250. I sold an identical bike recently for much less than that, but the frame had some rust.
05-07-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 42,242
Posted By Insidious C.

That's awesome, Andy! Maybe I could lend out some...

That's awesome, Andy! Maybe I could lend out some of my projects and see what they look like when returned? Hmmm. ;)

If anyone needs a bike to enter in the Clunker 100 Challenge, I happen to have...
04-29-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,569
Posted By Insidious C.

No. Sorry Matt. It's permanent. The only option...

No. Sorry Matt. It's permanent. The only option now is to buy another bike for non-gravel use.
04-22-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,681
Posted By Insidious C.

Brampton manufactured various cycle components....

Brampton manufactured various cycle components. Link (https://www.gracesguide.co.uk/Brampton_Fittings).
04-22-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,144
Posted By Insidious C.

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04-01-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By Insidious C.

planetary gear freewheel / derailleur compatibility

This freewheel came with a hub I just bought. The seller said it was very rare and cutting edge back in the day. I am pretty sure this wont work with any of the derailleurs I am familiar with. Does...
03-30-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,172
Posted By Insidious C.

650"b" ;)

650"b" ;)
03-26-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 742
Posted By Insidious C.

Using a wash rag, warm water and dish soap I...

Using a wash rag, warm water and dish soap I scrubbed the saddle down thoroughly. A bit of green remains- not enough to concern me. I will scrub once more before moving on to the rejuvenation phase....
03-26-21, 12:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By Insidious C.

Commuter exemption. Anything goes.

Commuter exemption. Anything goes.
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By Insidious C.

I've owned two Treks with similar year digit...

I've owned two Treks with similar year digit discrepancies. Others have reported the same thing. I guess it's just not 100% reliable.
03-10-21, 01:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,224
Posted By Insidious C.

Yes it is safe to ride with your hands on the...

Yes it is safe to ride with your hands on the hoods. In fact, that is the position most often used. You can operate the brakes with your hands on the hoods, but to stop quickly it is best to first...
03-09-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,224
Posted By Insidious C.

To get a rough idea if the frame fits you,...

To get a rough idea if the frame fits you, straddle the bike. With feet flat on the ground lift the bike up snug against your crotch. Ideally you should then be able to get one or two inches of air...
02-28-21, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By Insidious C.

Um, if I had a hideaway like that I would just...

Um, if I had a hideaway like that I would just live in it.
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By Insidious C.

Looks like a Viner Record. Brochure does not show...

Looks like a Viner Record. Brochure does not show slotted BB shell but that is also typical Viner (except Professional).
...
02-06-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,384
Posted By Insidious C.

70s Team Record. Nice bike. Clean it carefully if...

70s Team Record. Nice bike. Clean it carefully if you are keeping it. If your plan is too sell it, sell it as is.
Replies: 17
Views: 2,474
Posted By Insidious C.

Congrats on your find. It's a great choice for...

Congrats on your find. It's a great choice for what you have planned. Have you considered starting a new build thread for your bike? Pretty soon you will have the requisite 10 posts and be able to...
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By Insidious C.

It looks like a late 80s Viva Sport model. Nice...

It looks like a late 80s Viva Sport model. Nice sport touring type of bike of modest value.
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