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05-19-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By r0ckh0und

This one is from about 1972 ...

This one is from about 1972

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Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By r0ckh0und

I was researching these on ebay recently and was...

I was researching these on ebay recently and was surprised at what they can bring. They are a bit over rated IMO.
03-08-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,212
Posted By r0ckh0und

Started the clean-up on this last Thursday and...

Started the clean-up on this last Thursday and made quite a bit of progress, given that the BB and hubs are Phil. I removed the DA headset, cleaned it up and the bearing surface looked surprisingly...
03-03-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,032
Posted By r0ckh0und

I have a similar Peugeot Course with decent...

I have a similar Peugeot Course with decent crank, wheels and derailleurs but a frameset that is less than impressive. It's kind of a toss up whether or not to keep it complete or part it out. It...
02-19-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,295
Posted By r0ckh0und

I had a similar experience with a buyer from...

I had a similar experience with a buyer from Saudi Arabia. They hit the BIN button, chose local pick up and paid. He insisted that I ship at my expense and when I cancelled the order he gave me a...
02-19-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,295
Posted By r0ckh0und

I would avoid that like the plague.

I would avoid that like the plague.
02-04-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 818
Posted By r0ckh0und

A quick search found a couple of options...

A quick search found a couple of options here........... https://www.retro-gression.com/collections/forks
01-14-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,594
Posted By r0ckh0und

Miles From Nowhere The Flying Scotsman Metal...

Miles From Nowhere
The Flying Scotsman
Metal Cowboy
12-06-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,934
Posted By r0ckh0und

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-F8L7NKtofCY/UrUfD2tfBcI/...

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11-30-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,371
Posted By r0ckh0und

PMd on the Sunshine Pro Ams

PMd on the Sunshine Pro Ams
11-23-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,559
Posted By r0ckh0und

The most memorable was a work trip. Work in the...

The most memorable was a work trip. Work in the Chicagoland area was very slow back in 2006. So I found myself travelling to Las Vegas as the construction was booming at that time. I working a 40...
11-20-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,621
Posted By r0ckh0und

I don't recall this being mentioned here but...

I don't recall this being mentioned here but another consideration..........by mounting from the drive side you'd be less likely to get a chainring tattoo
11-19-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,621
Posted By r0ckh0und

Sorry, I get confused. Thought I was on the...

Sorry, I get confused. Thought I was on the Ambidextrous Dyslexics forum.
11-18-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,621
Posted By r0ckh0und

I go both ways sometimes............

I go both ways sometimes............
11-18-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,913
Posted By r0ckh0und

This Raleigh Tourist DL-1 went for $7 at a live...

This Raleigh Tourist DL-1 went for $7 at a live auction. It came with an extra set of pedals too. About 200 bikes a 3 hayracks of bike stuff and lots of bike people.
...
11-18-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,913
Posted By r0ckh0und

This Schwinn Cimarron was a pretty good deal at...

This Schwinn Cimarron was a pretty good deal at $40

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I...
11-12-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,125
Posted By r0ckh0und

Sold about 20 bikes, acquired a dozen or so. I...

Sold about 20 bikes, acquired a dozen or so. I was given about 6 bikes this year These are the ones I remember but sold several other step thru and ATBs for around $50-$100 that have been hanging...
11-11-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,446
Posted By r0ckh0und

For me it is all about the hunt. Not necessarily...

For me it is all about the hunt. Not necessarily bike related either. People at garage sales often ask if I'm looking for anything in particular.......I'll know it when I see it. This does not...
10-19-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,998
Posted By r0ckh0und

I don't know if this qualifies as a gravel bike...

I don't know if this qualifies as a gravel bike or not, but it was done on the cheap............like zero dollars cheap. I picked this up last Fall during community clean up days and was inspired by...
06-22-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,483
Posted By r0ckh0und

I have a Gunnar.....>>ahem<<..........Rockhound....

I have a Gunnar.....>>ahem<<..........Rockhound. I think it's a '99. It's been several years since I've had it out but I put a bunch of hard offroad miles on it and loved every mile.
05-23-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,032
Posted By r0ckh0und

A few more. Not all empty..... ...

A few more. Not all empty.....
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05-22-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,212
Posted By r0ckh0und

British Eagle

Picked up this British Eagle today. I managed to find a few examples but nothing this early. Which I am guessing to be mid 70s. Sporting 1st gen DA/Crane, Phil hubs and BB, Campagnolo dropouts, 27.0...
05-16-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,168
Posted By r0ckh0und

Mostly because I was bored and wanted to try...

Mostly because I was bored and wanted to try these things. The bike was abandoned on an outdoor bike rack without wheels so zero invested aside from my spare parts.
05-16-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,168
Posted By r0ckh0und

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Built this in the early days of quarantine. LHD with an...
05-15-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,025
Posted By r0ckh0und

Sold 2 bikes through Marketplace today. Both...

Sold 2 bikes through Marketplace today. Both buyers handed me the cash and loaded up without even looking the bikes over. Big Box stores are completely sold out so people are looking for cheap bikes.
05-14-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 974
Posted By r0ckh0und

While entry level, I've always felt that these...

While entry level, I've always felt that these bikes have good "bones" for a gravel grinder project.
05-14-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,254
Posted By r0ckh0und

Thank you all for the kind comments. SA hub...

Thank you all for the kind comments.

SA hub is marked 70..........3

I now see where the front brake pads need to be reversed.
04-11-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,180
Posted By r0ckh0und

Just for fun. The LHD and fixed elliptical are a...

Just for fun. The LHD and fixed elliptical are a couple of things I remember reading about some years ago on Sheldon Browns page and just wanted to try for the fun of it.
04-11-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,180
Posted By r0ckh0und

Fixie for lefties

A couple of things I've always wanted to experiment with but didn't have the time........a left hand drive and an elliptical chainring on fixed gear. The Super Le Tour was abandoned at a local...
03-29-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,257
Posted By r0ckh0und

Made a bunch of progress on the RB-T yesterday....

Made a bunch of progress on the RB-T yesterday. Did a more thorough frame cleaning, repacked the hubs and headset. I replaced a few things, saddle, new chain, pedals. The stock crankset cleaned up...
03-24-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,257
Posted By r0ckh0und

This is my project, should I choose to accept it....

This is my project, should I choose to accept it. I bought this at the Madison swap about 2 years ago. I seem to remember it having a dent in the main triangle but can't locate it at this time....
01-15-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,370
Posted By r0ckh0und

In the early part of 2019 I picked up a foil...

In the early part of 2019 I picked up a foil badge Gitane TdF with Campy fork ends, a Puch A-D Olympian garage queen and a Motobecane Grand Record towards the end of the year. As far as amazing...
11-21-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,405
Posted By r0ckh0und

I tend to be very critical with my own...

I tend to be very critical with my own descriptions and regularly get feedback saying " better than described"

My listings currently remain active until sold or removed by me.
11-21-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,405
Posted By r0ckh0und

I'm a hobby level guy. Mostly BIN but do...

I'm a hobby level guy. Mostly BIN but do occasionally do auctions for rare/highly sought after items. Hard to find (HTF) Pyrex is extremely hot right now and can do very, very well at auction. I do...
11-05-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,576
Posted By r0ckh0und

Starbucks Mug Cup SEVILLE Spain sevilla -...

Starbucks Mug Cup SEVILLE Spain sevilla - Collector Series EXTREMELY RARE 2009 See original listing...
11-05-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,576
Posted By r0ckh0und

The Seville....Global Icon Series mug from SB can...

The Seville....Global Icon Series mug from SB can bring some tall cash. Apparently misspelled Sevilla is a thing.
11-01-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,928
Posted By r0ckh0und

Early Salsa stems are worth a look. Steel and real

Early Salsa stems are worth a look. Steel and real
11-01-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,576
Posted By r0ckh0und

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09-28-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,719
Posted By r0ckh0und

Schwinn Sierra, High Sierra and Cimarron are...

Schwinn Sierra, High Sierra and Cimarron are nice. Some of the Schwinn Miradas were 4130 and nice frames in my opinion.
09-06-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,191
Posted By r0ckh0und

I am subscribed to well over 100 FB groups. It is...

I am subscribed to well over 100 FB groups. It is a good information resource for buying and selling vintage and antique "stuff". I have also had some success buying on Marketplace.
08-12-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,017
Posted By r0ckh0und

Personally, If listing on the bay, I would list...

Personally, If listing on the bay, I would list with a BIN where you would like to be and a Best Offer feature. You have a great frameset that is pretty specific as far as size and color and...
07-29-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,196
Posted By r0ckh0und

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07-17-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,116
Posted By r0ckh0und

All joking aside........the lighter fluid works...

All joking aside........the lighter fluid works quite well
05-08-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,695
Posted By r0ckh0und

This thread will link you to some very good...

This thread will link you to some very good information.......specifically post no. 10

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05-04-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By r0ckh0und

Collier Keyworth Arrowcycle

Picked this little trike at a garage sale this morning.
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04-28-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,979
Posted By r0ckh0und

Making some progress on the Wester Ross. A couple...

Making some progress on the Wester Ross. A couple of observations......the Rally RD has the reinforced mounting bolt which would make it post '75. The RD cable stop appears to be reamed out nuts...
04-15-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,979
Posted By r0ckh0und

Wester Ross

Found this over weekend and just picked it up this evening so I had a chance to gather a little information about Wester Ross. I'm getting directed to BikeBrothers but haven't been able to navigate...
04-05-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,772
Posted By r0ckh0und

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09-29-09, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 412,862
Posted By r0ckh0und

Been tinkering with this Bottecchia...

Been tinkering with this Bottecchia lately............
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