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Posted By DMC707

Nice score !

Nice score !
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Posted By DMC707

Suntour Sprint parts are nice ! -- Source...

Suntour Sprint parts are nice ! -- Source some Suntour shifters for a more unified build rather than convert it to Campy

Pretty bike , even if it is a repaint
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Views: 165
Posted By DMC707

man thats cool! Since i love Italian bikes,...

man thats cool!

Since i love Italian bikes, id be on that like a long peckered poodle if it was in the $400 or less price range --- but sadly no idea of true value
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Views: 1,142
Posted By DMC707

Ford does that quite a bit (or used to) -- i...

Ford does that quite a bit (or used to) -- i recall the Taurus SHO and the Probe SVO also. Chevy had the Z24 Cavalier, but i think that was a sticker package primarilly, those Ford SHO, SVO,...
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Posted By DMC707

if you give the bike a deep clean, and purchase...

if you give the bike a deep clean, and purchase some tools to service the bottom bracket and headset at minimum, you might be surprised at how much better the bike will look

i know the populace...
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Posted By DMC707

Grail scale? 2nd tier Top tier...

Grail scale? 2nd tier Top tier would be DeRosa, Colnago, some Bianchi's and Pinarellos (probably a couple more )

2nd tier would be : Almost everything else
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Views: 428
Posted By DMC707

This bike is in a different solar system than the...

This bike is in a different solar system than the Miyata.

It looks like a fillet brazed frame and possibly EL-OS ? judging from the big tubes and oversize headset. That is a very nice...
07-18-21, 10:19 PM
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Views: 4,570
Posted By DMC707

Not exactly a lightweight --- even if he hasnt...

Not exactly a lightweight --- even if he hasnt lived up to Merckx's lofty heights
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Views: 566
Posted By DMC707

Eh -- maybe. But pictured is my DeRosa set up...

Eh -- maybe. But pictured is my DeRosa set up exactly how i wanted for spirited riding (keeping up with the pack on fast group rides and the occasional crit ) - zero setback post for a slightly...
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Views: 566
Posted By DMC707

Beautiful bike ! Like others have said, its...

Beautiful bike !

Like others have said, its at the upper range of what should fit, but definitely worth checking out

Im 5'8 as well but the upper limit of what i can ride is a 55 (i have a...
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Views: 936
Posted By DMC707

James, i would probably be on that for $1500...

James, i would probably be on that for $1500 considering youre a Lemond fan. But with the disclaimer about my opinion : I dont mind paying a bit more for "never see one again - rare as chickens teeth...
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Posted By DMC707

likely a track specific 144 bolt pattern on that...

likely a track specific 144 bolt pattern on that chainring
07-16-21, 09:34 AM
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Posted By DMC707

Perhaps Cadillac Escalade decals would be a solid...

Perhaps Cadillac Escalade decals would be a solid upgrade
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Views: 591
Posted By DMC707

Referencing a thread in General Discussion about...

Referencing a thread in General Discussion about whether or not you should take a #2 before a long ride Could a #2 be beneficial for a ride.. - Bike Forums...
07-15-21, 11:22 PM
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Views: 2,078
Posted By DMC707

could be very exciting

could be very exciting
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Posted By DMC707

That one looks like a double tapered prizewinner...

That one looks like a double tapered prizewinner ! (but, but ---- its Dura Ace )
07-15-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,078
Posted By DMC707

I like to start the day with a nice, double...

I like to start the day with a nice, double tapered, prizewinner

Extra points if you yell from the latrine - "You sank my battleship ! " for the delight of the wife and kids
07-15-21, 08:09 PM
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Views: 564
Posted By DMC707

Good deal iof youre beginning a triathlon hobby...

Good deal iof youre beginning a triathlon hobby maybe -- (and if youre really short -- at 5'7" , youre not - this bike, if actually a 48 with 650c wheels - would suit someone about 5'3
07-15-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 376
Posted By DMC707

Ebay and Amazon are your friend. 26"...

Ebay and Amazon are your friend.

26" mountain bike wheelsets are still widely available, so is 7 speed equipment. 7 speed equipment does not have much compatibility with 8 speed. A 7 speed...
07-14-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,413
Posted By DMC707

Very few bikes get hammered in the same way a...

Very few bikes get hammered in the same way a track bike does. Small tracks have high g forces , standing start events put a lot of power through the crank, and short, fast sprint events put a strain...
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Views: 493
Posted By DMC707

Thats how you thin some lugs !!! Nice

Thats how you thin some lugs !!!

Nice
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Views: 534
Posted By DMC707

Memories. I had a lady friend in the mid 90's...

Memories. I had a lady friend in the mid 90's who had the same model PDG with the same color scheme

I have one similar to jamesdak 's as well

I purchased it because of the color scheme and...
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Views: 216
Posted By DMC707

Its a true track bike. The parts it came with...

Its a true track bike. The parts it came with originally are budget grade, but serviceable. The geometry and bottom bracket height is real track bike geometry. A Sugino 75 would be a nice...
07-07-21, 10:14 PM
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Views: 415
Posted By DMC707

Under 25 lbs is a tall order for a dually - even...

Under 25 lbs is a tall order for a dually - even when looking at vintage equipment

a ‘12 or so S Works Epic will get you there if you can find one. At theexpense of having a FS bike that rides...
07-06-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,411
Posted By DMC707

in Cheez’s shed

in Cheez’s shed
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Posted By DMC707

I have an Edge that looks just like this one. ...

I have an Edge that looks just like this one. They are great bikes. Triple triangle looks good and the bike is crit bike stiff. On the level of an early Cannondale
Forum: BMX
07-02-21, 10:19 AM
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Posted By DMC707

Since the original poster was last on here 16...

Since the original poster was last on here 16 years ago, i doubt he still is around

It wont hurt anything to restore it for your son. IT will never fetch the money a Hutch Trickstar or a...
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Views: 1,106
Posted By DMC707

Ditto on $400 - its a lugged Campagnolo...

Ditto on $400 - its a lugged Campagnolo (albeit lower end , Stratos or Mirage level ) equipped Bianchi. If it was cleaned up a bit and ready to ride , $500 would be a fair initial asking...
06-29-21, 07:57 PM
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Posted By DMC707

you didnt just fog that top tube with red rattle...

you didnt just fog that top tube with red rattle can did you? (per the overspray on the pole behind it )
06-29-21, 07:51 PM
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Views: 4,143
Posted By DMC707

Ive been doing this since i got my first road...

Ive been doing this since i got my first road bike way back when also . I came to the sport when life happened and motocross got too expensive for me --- the front brake on the left alwys felt...
06-29-21, 07:45 PM
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Views: 5,066
Posted By DMC707

Im very interested ! --- Im a "Sortaold"...

Im very interested ! --- Im a "Sortaold" trackie !
06-29-21, 07:40 PM
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Posted By DMC707

Sheesh -- Big Mig scorched it in 1995 ! -- the...

Sheesh -- Big Mig scorched it in 1995 ! -- the man weighed 180 ! No, -- he wasnt on anything but vitamins and good vibes ! (although id like to think he was clean - seemingly such a humble...
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Views: 1,219
Posted By DMC707

catalog continued ...

catalog continued


https://i.imgur.com/1c7LrcN.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/0cGWUcf.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/eeFZzoa.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/cPatrZD.jpg
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Views: 1,219
Posted By DMC707

I have an Aelle equipped DB that was my first...

I have an Aelle equipped DB that was my first Italian bike --- my shop got the frameset new from Zar International in 1995 - built it up with a new take off Campy Mirage parts kit from a carbon Giant...
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Views: 646
Posted By DMC707

good score

good score
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Views: 358
Posted By DMC707

Desirable if youre a short female in need of a...

Desirable if youre a short female in need of a unique campus cruiser

I have the Centurion Ironman version in a Salmon color scheme
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Views: 340
Posted By DMC707

Ralph NAder would declare this "Unsafe at any...

Ralph NAder would declare this "Unsafe at any speed "
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Views: 318
Posted By DMC707

Id ask $650-700 for that machine given its...

Id ask $650-700 for that machine given its condition -- Front derailleur is easy to rectify
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Views: 473
Posted By DMC707

Ebay provides a handy benchmark for asking and...

Ebay provides a handy benchmark for asking and sold price of a lot of comparable items , bicycles included.

Im a claims adjuster - i do not want an Errors & Omissions lawsuit over under valuing or...
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Views: 168
Posted By DMC707

Contemporary 26" mountain bike --- $500 maybe? ...

Contemporary 26" mountain bike --- $500 maybe?

Looks like you've updated it with a big cassette and single ring up front and dropper
06-29-21, 05:51 PM
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Views: 507
Posted By DMC707

These are great but i havent seen any for sale in...

These are great but i havent seen any for sale in a while (admittedly havent looked that hard) -- MAxxis Ardent Race is a nice 2.25" offering too
06-28-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,878
Posted By DMC707

The dude looks like even more of a beast now (in...

The dude looks like even more of a beast now (in his mid 50's ) than he did back then
06-28-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By DMC707

Definitely looks like a crack there --- paint...

Definitely looks like a crack there --- paint scheme looks like an aluminum NEXT product i had for a short while before donating it to a woman who got her bike stolen
06-28-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,411
Posted By DMC707

i can relate. We are the same age. I could...

i can relate. We are the same age. I could tolerate my full rigid 22 lb Marin in 1995 , but shudder to think of riding it now on my local trails although rigids and hardtails are still a common...
06-27-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 834
Posted By DMC707

I'll suffer with rough, finicky SRAM shifting to...

I'll suffer with rough, finicky SRAM shifting to run Gripshift 12 speed (rough and finicky even on their high endy XX1 group compared to Shimano XT or XTR ) -- If Shimano had a Gripshift option,...
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Views: 610
Posted By DMC707

Yep - ride it and enjoy it

Yep - ride it and enjoy it
06-21-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,151
Posted By DMC707

I hear ya -- Ive never used the dropper on mine...

I hear ya -- Ive never used the dropper on mine for its intended purpose ---- but for me , at the stately height of 5'8 and riding a 29'er, the ability to pop it down for the dismount is really nice
06-21-21, 08:04 AM
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Views: 208
Posted By DMC707

I had to look it up because Cannondale changes up...

I had to look it up because Cannondale changes up the order in the hierarchy of their F series.

Looks like their "entry level" model, but still has mechanical disc brakes ---

If it were mine,...
06-18-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,036
Posted By DMC707

Looks nice !

Looks nice !
06-18-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By DMC707

I still have one of these from '02 or '03. IT...

I still have one of these from '02 or '03. IT was one of the last that shared the appearance of the Superlighjt before they made the Heckler a little burlier

Mine still puts in work occasionally...
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