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07-31-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 433
Posted By PilotFishBob

Good pic of the bike itself. Might help with...

Good pic of the bike itself. Might help with identifying the bike for the o.p. I have no clue. Interesting subject.
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07-31-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 433
Posted By PilotFishBob

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/335x450/cheonbike1950_57c844590df33d9a9d9ff12849b7ba192e2a9085.jpg
07-21-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,116
Posted By PilotFishBob

Wait. You get Twizzlers In addition? I'm in!!! (...

Wait. You get Twizzlers In addition? I'm in!!! ( But 54 bucks? Yikes!)
07-21-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 63,070
Views: 9,618,869
Posted By PilotFishBob

Raleigh International, $250 near Phoenix. Can't...

Raleigh International, $250 near Phoenix. Can't tell much from the one pic, seems in decent condition. Lot of nice bikes pop up in that area, both my Paramounts came from there...
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07-18-21, 05:51 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Potentially nice Bottecchia in SLO, $500. Not...

Potentially nice Bottecchia in SLO, $500. Not sure about the fork, just in need of cleaning or something more serious?

https://slo.craigslist.org/bik/d/los-osos-bottecchia/7346803135.html...
07-13-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 63,070
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Posted By PilotFishBob

If it's numbered it's probably worth his ask. I...

If it's numbered it's probably worth his ask. I have a repro non-numbered print - paid much less of course and it suits me fine..
07-09-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 63,070
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Posted By PilotFishBob

$399 later model Paramount, might be worth...

$399 later model Paramount, might be worth looking at if you're in the Phoenix area...

https://prescott.craigslist.org/bik/d/camp-verde-schwinn-paramount-touring/7344890828.html...
06-26-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,837
Posted By PilotFishBob

I acquired a Leggendaria frame late last year as...

I acquired a Leggendaria frame late last year as a birthday present to myself, got a good price on it. Made in Italy, workmanship is quite good. The ride is also nice although I crashed just over a...
06-19-21, 01:24 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

57cm Schwinn Prologue in decent condition judging...

57cm Schwinn Prologue in decent condition judging from the pics, $388. Worth looking into if you're in the KC area.
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05-30-21, 01:03 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

$140 what looks like a Grand Record in decent...

$140 what looks like a Grand Record in decent shape based on limited photos. But it's in the wilds ( if Missoula qualifies) of Montana....
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05-30-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 651
Posted By PilotFishBob

I was searching for (full) fenders for the Grand...

I was searching for (full) fenders for the Grand Record when I came across these. I had never seen Bluemels shorties before so grabbed them at a very good price. Not to everyone's taste but I like...
05-29-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 63,070
Views: 9,618,869
Posted By PilotFishBob

Yes, I was put off by the components as well,...

Yes, I was put off by the components as well, this one would seem to demand Campagnolo. In my mind the ask is a stretch but I'm not a Bianchi expert and someone else may have other ideas...
05-29-21, 11:58 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

If you're in the Milwaukee area this may be worth...

If you're in the Milwaukee area this may be worth a look. No DS picture, chrome looks a bit iffy. But interesting. $800.
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05-29-21, 07:43 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Obviously larger than 57cm, and at $280 maybe...

Obviously larger than 57cm, and at $280 maybe priced a bit high (maybe not) considering condition - but if I were in the area I'd feel compelled to go take a look and perhaps negotiate or just get...
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By PilotFishBob

Looks like it has seen a hard life. Hard to tell...

Looks like it has seen a hard life. Hard to tell but with the shift levers and a rough look at the front derailleur I guess Huret Challenger RD? Would be nice if the seller had included a drive side...
05-25-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By PilotFishBob

PM inbound

PM inbound
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By PilotFishBob

You'll love it. I have two, a 1963 and a 1970...

You'll love it. I have two, a 1963 and a 1970 and I'm very fond of them both. So with the triple and gearing might it be a good candidate for you to ride in the BDB100 this year? :)
05-22-21, 11:20 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Ouch. Was sort of hoping a forum member might...

Ouch. Was sort of hoping a forum member might land that - it certainly struck my fancy.

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05-22-21, 11:19 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Not too familar with the Carlton Criterium but a...

Not too familar with the Carlton Criterium but a rather handsome bike at a buck seventy-five. My size but I'm only browsing these days (he says right now...)
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05-22-21, 07:21 AM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Wouldn't trade my black and red '74 but I like...

Wouldn't trade my black and red '74 but I like the less-common Grand Record colors. This yellow and black model looks nice, both from an aesthetic and price standpoint. $200
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04-28-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14,399
Views: 3,230,635
Posted By PilotFishBob

Another $50 find - a 1976 model I think. Love...

Another $50 find - a 1976 model I think. Love these old roadsters. This one is too small for me but it'll be fun to tinker with.

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04-25-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,393
Posted By PilotFishBob

You're making me hate myself more and more for...

You're making me hate myself more and more for not trying to find one while I was in Kyoto a couple of years back, too much going on and it didn't occur to me at the time. Oh well, there may be a...
04-18-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By PilotFishBob

Only that I wish I had one. I've been on the...

Only that I wish I had one. I've been on the lookout for years now, but these things are hen's teeth outside of Japan. What kills me as I was in Japan in 2019 and didn't even think about it at the...
04-17-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14,399
Views: 3,230,635
Posted By PilotFishBob

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Didn't need it but $50 seemed fair, and I have the parts on hand to build it...
04-09-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,498
Posted By PilotFishBob

This was at Shelby Farms Park here in Memphis,...

This was at Shelby Farms Park here in Memphis, about 15 minutes or so away from me by bike via the Greenline, one of our rails-to-trails projects. They have a herd of 15 or so bison they take care...
04-09-21, 05:49 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,498
Posted By PilotFishBob

Thanks BFisher. I wasn't sure about it at first...

Thanks BFisher. I wasn't sure about it at first as I'd always lusted after the copper hue, but the look has grown on me. It is distinctive. I have a 58cm model still in pieces awaiting its turn...
04-07-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,498
Posted By PilotFishBob

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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'74 I picked up a few years ago, disassembled and let sit. Finally got...
03-14-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 796
Posted By PilotFishBob

I use the Arundel Tubi, good for one tire and...

I use the Arundel Tubi, good for one tire and some small tools. More than enough for me. And looks great too. But sounds like you tried the Arundel or know of it.
03-13-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,413
Posted By PilotFishBob

I needed O rings for a set of Deltas I recently...

I needed O rings for a set of Deltas I recently acquired, instead of spending $23+ for a full set on Le'Bay I bought a 20 pack each of 14mm and 11.2mm ID nitrile rings for $18. Perfect fit - I'm set...
03-09-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By PilotFishBob

Take a look at the Origin8 Ultim8 brake hoods. ...

Take a look at the Origin8 Ultim8 brake hoods. They're pretty close if not dead on.
03-05-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 63,070
Views: 9,618,869
Posted By PilotFishBob

Wish that were in my turf - looking to build a...

Wish that were in my turf - looking to build a ride for a very height-challenged lady friend, but it will come. It always does....
03-05-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By PilotFishBob

Sharp looking ride!

Sharp looking ride!
03-05-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By PilotFishBob

2nd on the kudos - nice specimen. I have the...

2nd on the kudos - nice specimen. I have the black/red '74 model, one of my favorite steeds. I like the background scenery - at first I thought those might be icebergs in the distance, and with the...
02-25-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By PilotFishBob

Yes, the largest areas I've tried touching up...

Yes, the largest areas I've tried touching up were about .5 x 2 inches or so - chrome socks on a Raleigh. Went so-so on that, but from a few feet acceptable. My main thing on using it is that I don't...
02-23-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By PilotFishBob

I need to go dig in my parts box but pretty sure...

I need to go dig in my parts box but pretty sure I have one in good condition you can have for the cost of shipping, just spring for a beer if we ever meet up, I'll track it down tomorrow morning and...
02-23-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By PilotFishBob

I did both bolts on the front brake this way. I...

I did both bolts on the front brake this way. I let them soak in Evaporust for a day, then cleaned and ground most of the pitting from the bolt faces with increasingly fine grit sandpaper, and...
02-23-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By PilotFishBob

I use it. It's a nickel plating I think, not...

I use it. It's a nickel plating I think, not bluish like true chrome - but it does the job, as long as the touch-up spots are small. Surface prep is critical, it will either not adhere or flake off...
02-22-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By PilotFishBob

A gold paper stick-on star should do.

A gold paper stick-on star should do.
02-22-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By PilotFishBob

I'll plan to be there, would make it my 4th...

I'll plan to be there, would make it my 4th showing in a row (which I think makes me the only rider other than you to have 'perfect attendance'). I need to ramp up my saddle time quickly before then...
02-11-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,043
Posted By PilotFishBob

Very nice, but you would definitely want to make...

Very nice, but you would definitely want to make sure your seatpost clamp bolts are secure. Wow. :eek:
02-06-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By PilotFishBob

Nice! You were the definition of 'gangly'. And...

Nice! You were the definition of 'gangly'. And that's not disparaging in any way! At that age I was the definition of 'pudge boy'. :twitchy:
01-27-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By PilotFishBob

PM inbound on the Meidai.

PM inbound on the Meidai.
01-26-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,196
Posted By PilotFishBob

Article confirming. Looks like production will...

Article confirming. Looks like production will resume mid-year. Be sure to keep reading past the ads mid-page, some good stuff in there.
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01-24-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14,399
Views: 3,230,635
Posted By PilotFishBob

All of it at one of the the co-ops here. I was...

All of it at one of the the co-ops here. I was working Saturday and took time off for lunch, I've been needing some Weinmann 750's to finish a project and was debating whether or not to pay a visit...
01-23-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14,399
Views: 3,230,635
Posted By PilotFishBob

Some unusual and very nice finds while out and...

Some unusual and very nice finds while out and about today for lunch. Unexpected to say the least - As I commented to a friend, 'Best lunch break ever'.
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01-23-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 63,070
Views: 9,618,869
Posted By PilotFishBob

Paramount in Louisville, KY. Fairly reasonable...

Paramount in Louisville, KY. Fairly reasonable price at $800 vs. the asks I usually see out there - bike's in decent condition judging from the pics.
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01-18-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 101,189
Posted By PilotFishBob

Ah, waking up a sleeping thread... I'm in. ...

Ah, waking up a sleeping thread... I'm in. Posted elsewhere in the past but not here, recent pic.
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01-13-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 24,827
Views: 3,063,875
Posted By PilotFishBob

Nice bike, I like the full chaincase. That rack...

Nice bike, I like the full chaincase. That rack looks perfect, I've seen similar at hollandbikeshop.com and I may have to bite the bullet at some point and order one. I also like your bottle cage...
01-13-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 24,827
Views: 3,063,875
Posted By PilotFishBob

I picked up this '74 DL-1 on a whim (and after...

I picked up this '74 DL-1 on a whim (and after reading this thread) while visiting my sister in Atlanta in 2017 (she grabbed it for me, I got it from her). Got it back to Memphis, did the usual...
01-12-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 63,070
Views: 9,618,869
Posted By PilotFishBob

So glad those are too small or I'd be tempted to...

So glad those are too small or I'd be tempted to break my 2021 resolution to sell and not buy. Well, odds are I'll break it at some point but not now at least. Clang , your bicyclocation skills...
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