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04-13-24, 07:46 AM
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Posted By Murray Missile

I've posted it on just about every other thread I...

I've posted it on just about every other thread I could, no reason to skip this one LOL. 1987 Raleigh Technium with Shimano RSX 3X7.
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04-12-24, 11:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 863
Posted By Glennfordx4

Final log off for Glennfordx4

Hello everyone,


My husband, Glenn, spent a lot of time here over the years and said countless times both how much help he received in his many projects, how he enjoyed sharing his experiences to...
04-09-24, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 729
Posted By jamesdak

Man, am I happy I pulled the trigger on this one....

Man, am I happy I pulled the trigger on this one. It sure looked rough when I unboxed it but you should see it now! All told I probably put 4 hours into reviving the paint by hand. I really need...
04-07-24, 08:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,898
Posted By Cissell

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Views: 632
Posted By cb400bill

I had a 1997 Stelvio. It was made with Pinarello...

I had a 1997 Stelvio. It was made with Pinarello Dolmen steel which was sourced from Dedacciai.
...
04-05-24, 06:28 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 95,400
Posted By Chuck M

It's still a little cool in the morning to enjoy...

It's still a little cool in the morning to enjoy my coffee on the patio. But the evening are perfect for bourbon.
...
04-04-24, 08:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,898
Posted By 1oldtrackie

I've always tried to keep a simple clean line...

I've always tried to keep a simple clean line showing the evolution of my bike collection. From the earliest of track racing to the latest - left to right. There was another 70 or so bikes I just...
04-03-24, 01:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,898
Posted By Oldairhead

Space is an undefined quantity, how much do you...

Space is an undefined quantity, how much do you have, how much do you need etc. Experience tells us that no matter how much space you have you will fill it up and still need more. Good luck on your...
04-01-24, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By icemilkcoffee

On my Look bike: ...

On my Look bike:
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Like the others said- the exposed...
03-31-24, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By Steel1

I think keeping seatpost and stem same is more...

I think keeping seatpost and stem same is more attractive to me.

For example, silver seatpost looks better with silver stem (even with black bars). I have two bikes setup like this (picture...
03-31-24, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By jdawginsc

I say that most bikes can have a quirk and be the...

I say that most bikes can have a quirk and be the better for them...!

1” of bars shows. And I have been known to wrap to the stem when not collared and the bars are meh.
03-31-24, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By PilotFishBob

I had that setup on my Colnago (which I recently...

I had that setup on my Colnago (which I recently sold), I thought it looked fine and so did my friend who purchased the bike. Bar tape hid most of it anyway....
03-28-24, 01:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,913
Posted By Robvolz

My 1st Japanese bike!!!

I drove to Bend OR to drop wine, Mac stuff and some random 1st gen dura ace (nos) and pick up a Bianchi Sabino, which I thought would make a good project for the kids at the co-op.

My buddy and I...
03-27-24, 05:00 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,675
Posted By bulgie

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03-27-24, 11:38 AM
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Views: 95,400
Posted By squirtdad

I opened a bottle of redbreast in honor of St....

I opened a bottle of redbreast in honor of St. Patrick's day
03-19-24, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By Dave Mayer

Dura-Ace 7400, including the later 8-speed STI...

Dura-Ace 7400, including the later 8-speed STI shifters have a cable pull of about 10% less than Shimano 600 (per gear). And the 740X rear derailleurs have an actuation ratio of about 10% higher...
03-15-24, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By cyclophilia

Proximity might be useful, but is not essential...

Proximity might be useful, but is not essential to the overcrowding of garages and basements.

Ask me how I know.

:rolleyes:
03-12-24, 05:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By non-fixie

One of these: ...

One of these:


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The color doesn't look familiar...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,077
Posted By jamesdak

I'll echo the others $450 is a great price IMHO....

I'll echo the others $450 is a great price IMHO. These are wonderfully riding bikes and you should really enjoy it. Mine looked like a mess cosmetically when I picked it up but the "scratches"...
02-25-24, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By roadcrankr

Yeah, Plonz, you own an earlier DA version. I...

Yeah, Plonz, you own an earlier DA version. I just popped open a NIB 7410. No cutout like Steel1 said.
I imagine a large generic lock washer will work, if the aesthetics don't bother you.
Just...
02-25-24, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By Steel1

I have a 7410. There is 0.085” between the...

I have a 7410. There is 0.085” between the threaded top cap and the upper bearing cover. There was only one spacer (same as seen on Velobase). CORRECTED: per latter post, this version may not have...
02-25-24, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By smurfy

Just Back From The Paint Shop

Got it back yesterday. My '88 Schwinn Traveler with new cherry-red powder coat. Shout out to K & G Bicycles of Kettering, OH for offering this service. I will be building it up as a 650B conversion...
02-20-24, 08:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,570
Posted By juvela

----- ...dream spouse would be one who wants...

-----

...dream spouse would be one who wants the contents of the parts bin rather than the jewel box...:lol:



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02-10-24, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By jdawginsc

That’s the bargain of the day right there.

That’s the bargain of the day right there.
01-30-24, 09:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,711
Posted By jamesdak

My response..... ;) ...

My response..... ;)

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01-13-24, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By jjhabbs

1983 Raleigh Prestige Pics and vid. Overhauled

Hey guys,
Something new for the garage. A friend donated his 1983 Raleigh Prestige. I completely overhauled it. The bike is very low ware. Probably a few hundred miles on it. This was made in...
01-11-24, 07:01 AM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,137,800
Posted By jamesdak

So you can turn it from this..... ...

So you can turn it from this.....

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To this! :thumb:
...
01-09-24, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By rccardr

Oooh, I’ll take that. PM sent!

Oooh, I’ll take that. PM sent!
01-09-24, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By rhm

Oh, no, not at all! Sorry about that, there.... ...

Oh, no, not at all! Sorry about that, there.... I have a vague recollection that ten or fifteen years ago on this forum that phrase came to be overused, sometimes ironically.

​​​​$28 shipped is...
01-07-24, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By thinktubes

My pedal of choice since 1996. GLWS!

My pedal of choice since 1996. GLWS!
01-01-24, 06:12 PM
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Views: 47,558
Posted By Maxey

My cheap but cheerful Bridgestone 450. ...

My cheap but cheerful Bridgestone 450.
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12-20-23, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8,327
Views: 3,097,652
Posted By curiousabe

OK fine, not a retro frame, as a matter of fact,...

OK fine, not a retro frame, as a matter of fact, a completely new frame that one might think is a retro frame (even the panto is new) but at least it has some retro parts :D
...
12-20-23, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,370
Posted By bikemike73

Christmas / Holiday SPECIAL !!!!!!! CRAZY...

Christmas / Holiday SPECIAL !!!!!!!
CRAZY !!!!!!!
$ 200.00 for BOTH !!!!!!

I'm in the Holiday Spirit :)!!!!
12-17-23, 05:12 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,137,800
Posted By '02 nrs

got lucky & made an offer seller accepted.thanks...

got lucky & made an offer seller accepted.thanks for posting! :commute:
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By billytwosheds

Thanks for the replies! Yes, the market here...

Thanks for the replies!

Yes, the market here is a little funky, and Merckx are actually very rare. I don't think there was an importer of them, so each were brought over individually.

The chain...
12-17-23, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By Rick_D

Glad to see there's historical precedent for my...

Glad to see there's historical precedent for my wearing dress loafers as my mechanic's shoes. :-)
12-13-23, 10:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,248
Posted By RustyJames

These came up on my facebook feed; ...

These came up on my facebook feed;

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Replies: 36
Views: 2,408
Posted By Caliwild

Thanks for all the responses... Purchased the...

Thanks for all the responses... Purchased the Allez for $120! Just finished cleaning everything up. Under all the grime and spiderwebs, it's in amazing shape for its age. The Suntour GPX groupset...
12-01-23, 12:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,738
Posted By Robvolz

pish-posh. cask strength. Needs a lil ice to...

pish-posh.
cask strength. Needs a lil ice to cool it down. I like to see how it evolves while the ice melts.

Robert
11-27-23, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By Catnap

3Rensho Modeulo Katana Road Restoration

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I finished up this restoration recently, a spare-no-expense...
11-26-23, 07:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,667
Posted By Pompiere

I don't have any Araya rims with decals, but all...

I don't have any Araya rims with decals, but all the Araya rims that I have seen that have the name stamped, have been in that orientation. That includes bikes that I have owned since new and others...
11-25-23, 10:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,200
Posted By Kontact

No, there is no new process that makes aluminum...

No, there is no new process that makes aluminum ride different.

And to be perfectly clear, "aluminum" doesn't ride harsh. Oversized aluminum rides harsh (Klein, Cannondale), skinny tube aluminum...
Replies: 37
Views: 2,976
Posted By Doug Fattic

Let me give you my perspective as a framebuilder....

Let me give you my perspective as a framebuilder. This 753 Raleigh frame has some advantages for a knowledgable person. First of all many enthusiasts don't realize that almost every tube...
11-20-23, 11:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 703
Posted By Thalia949

Hopefully you were able to steer clear of the...

Hopefully you were able to steer clear of the manhole covers - tough on Ferrari's, likely equally tough on tubulars
11-16-23, 03:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By SurferRosa

10. Good condition (8/10) spoke holes!

10. Good condition (8/10) spoke holes!
11-13-23, 11:41 AM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,137,800
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/14324673...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1432467344316073/?ref=browse_tab&referral_code=marketplace_top_picks&referral_story_type=top_picks
​​​​​​1987 Schwinn Circuit 61cm$360 · In stock
Listed...
11-12-23, 02:24 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,137,800
Posted By '02 nrs

$999. Franksville, WI

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11-05-23, 04:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,976
Posted By smd4

I too own my grail bike. But when I got it, I...

I too own my grail bike. But when I got it, I didn’t know it was my grail. I previously owned a 1986 Paramount, but sold it after college. I had never seen a nicer bike. After I got married I got...
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By randyjawa

I see this sort of nonsense all the time. People...

I see this sort of nonsense all the time. People asking absurd prices for a bike that they want to sell. And there are people, equally ignorant of actual value, who will actually pay absurd prices. I...
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