Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: merziac
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 1.43 seconds.
05-17-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 423
Posted By merziac

Mine was awesome, plus their was a badge access...

Mine was awesome, plus their was a badge access cage, alas I retired unwantedly so no more commute, no more secure parking. :(

...
05-17-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By merziac

That tool can be hard to come by, dangerous in...

That tool can be hard to come by, dangerous in the wrong hands and often challenging to get the desired outcome with.

Most framebuilders can do this but I suspect an electroforged frame presents a...
05-17-22, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By merziac

I tried, got the title wrong but got it right in...

I tried, got the title wrong but got it right in the first post. :bang:

I think it needs a 610 for the back as the later model long version is too long that is on it, I would take either as I...
05-16-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Smokin deal right there!

:thumb: Smokin deal right there!
05-16-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By merziac

Bump :innocent:

Bump :innocent:
05-16-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 347,343
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Bultaco, bad azz machine in their day.

:thumb: Bultaco, bad azz machine in their day.
05-16-22, 03:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 208
Posted By merziac

Or 6'0", 38" inseam and ride a 66cm frame....

Or 6'0", 38" inseam and ride a 66cm frame. ;)
05-15-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By merziac

Tx, yep, gathered that, incised version is what I...

Tx, yep, gathered that, incised version is what I really need as one is there already but may buy a pair if I have to.

This is on a 40's Paramount that was updated in the 70's, paint, decals,...
05-15-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By merziac

ISO/WTB older Wienmann calper

Older version, all engraved "WEINMANN VAINQUEUR 999" script preferred, printed version would work.

ISO/WTB thread was no help.

TIA
...
05-15-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By merziac

10 posts in and no other response from the OP,...

10 posts in and no other response from the OP, yet. :twitchy:
05-14-22, 11:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By merziac

First of all, welcome aboard, glad you found us,...

First of all, welcome aboard, glad you found us, you're in the right place. :thumb:

That being said, if you have all those Paramounts, we need pics, good ones and lots of them. ;)

You need 5...
05-14-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By merziac

There may be one too few. :roflmao2:

There may be one too few. :roflmao2:
05-14-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By merziac

:eek: :thumb: ;)

:eek:

:thumb:

;)
05-14-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7,610
Views: 819,913
Posted By merziac

Never heard of it happening, never say never....

Never heard of it happening, never say never. :twitchy:

Pretty sure Brooks wouldn't sell em if they did. ;)
05-13-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 593
Posted By merziac

Not yet, standby. ;)

Not yet, standby. ;)
05-13-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 593
Posted By merziac

It's a spring, seems to be the only one in the...

It's a spring, seems to be the only one in the system the runs everything. :foo:
05-13-22, 04:35 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,952
Posted By merziac

No socks, it was a thing, apparently for manly...

No socks, it was a thing, apparently for manly men. ;)

Or maybe it was laundry day for all 3. :foo:
05-12-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 593
Posted By merziac

It may be the same color as this? :foo: ...

It may be the same color as this? :foo:

Strawberry

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/outside_strawberry_002_ac760e822e59926fe788d38ce429deb7975dad48.jpg

MB-1
...
05-12-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 593
Posted By merziac

Yep, no kidding, stopped me dead in my tracks and...

Yep, no kidding, stopped me dead in my tracks and said buy, buy, buy! :roflmao2:
05-12-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7,610
Views: 819,913
Posted By merziac

And at non-fixie Best bargain in the Brooks...

And at non-fixie

Best bargain in the Brooks lineup, I have one on the Merz and it is a great fit to me aesthetically. :D
...
05-12-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 593
Posted By merziac

:eek: H**Y CRAP!!! We wish they were...

:eek: H**Y CRAP!!!

We wish they were McMahon's, $500 each. :crash:
05-12-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 593
Posted By merziac

Yeah, but then you'd still have to take me on a...

Yeah, but then you'd still have to take me on a tandem and do all the work. :roflmao:
05-12-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 593
Posted By merziac

Pics or link? This is whats so great about...

Pics or link?

This is whats so great about the forum, constantly learning about new stuff and more new stuff from that, compound knowledge, love it. :thumb:
05-12-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By merziac

It is a lovely ride but this ride was $35 entry...

It is a lovely ride but this ride was $35 entry just a few years ago.

It did have the food they advertised.

Now they think it's Eroica level. :twitchy:
05-12-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 593
Posted By merziac

Yep, Ritchey crown. :love:

Yep, Ritchey crown. :love:
05-12-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 593
Posted By merziac

99.9 Its a 1994 MB-1. ;)

99.9 Its a 1994 MB-1. ;)
05-12-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 593
Posted By merziac

And that's just 1 set, front or rear. :twitchy:

And that's just 1 set, front or rear. :twitchy:
05-12-22, 04:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 593
Posted By merziac

Agreed and not sure, the seller isn't either,...

Agreed and not sure, the seller isn't either, he's going to try and dig up the build sheet.
05-11-22, 11:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 593
Posted By merziac

Bingo! ;) Seat lug has the raised ring at...

Bingo! ;)

Seat lug has the raised ring at the very top, all lugs and fork crown, dead ringer.

1994, Tange Prestige, Ritchey fork crown., last year.
05-11-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 593
Posted By merziac

Stumpy or no?

Possible local find. :foo:

Biplane fork crown seems nicer finished, seatpost clamp seems the same to me and a bit different as well.

Paging T-Mar with incomplete s/n. ;)

...
05-11-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 68,799
Views: 11,097,342
Posted By merziac

Yep, that's why we love it here, if they speak to...

Yep, that's why we love it here, if they speak to you or float your boat, it can be undeniable.

I've never ridden either but the Grandis have grabbed me from the jump and that is half the battle,...
05-11-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 68,799
Views: 11,097,342
Posted By merziac

Apples and oranges, Bassonanas to me, that...

Apples and oranges, Bassonanas to me, that Grandis is to die for. :twitchy:

For whatever reason, Basso's don't do a thing for me. :foo:
05-11-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 68,799
Views: 11,097,342
Posted By merziac

:eek: :love: :thumb: Be still my beating...

:eek: :love: :thumb:

Be still my beating heart. ;)
05-11-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 303
Posted By merziac

Yep, that's them, I think the outer bolt is just...

Yep, that's them, I think the outer bolt is just a short single ring like a track version
05-11-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 303
Posted By merziac

Plenty of the cranks without bolts and ring on...

Plenty of the cranks without bolts and ring on the ground, albatross without the bolts. :(

Did you get the spindle?

You supposedly can modify the Avocet but seems a kludge too far to me....
05-11-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,952
Posted By merziac

Well, that would be the long view, that only pays...

Well, that would be the long view, that only pays for the ride on Sunday, everything else but the official ride is free to the public.

Of course you can ride where or whatever you want on your...
05-10-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,139
Posted By merziac

Hence the wonderful pile of NOSness. ;)

Hence the wonderful pile of NOSness. ;)
05-10-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 732
Posted By merziac

These are often the sellers that will inform you...

These are often the sellers that will inform you "payment is expected at close of sale", so answer my questions promptly and properly if you want to close the sale. :crash:
05-09-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 347,343
Posted By merziac

Ah, well that helps my theory a bit then but just...

Ah, well that helps my theory a bit then but just barely, not sure if there were road Paramounts yet or if this is one.

Sure looks like it could be a Paramount headbadge to me from here, maybe....
05-09-22, 03:55 AM
Replies: 68,799
Views: 11,097,342
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Right on, like it or not, that is a great...

:thumb: Right on, like it or not, that is a great deal all day long barring any unforeseen major flaws.

Can't wait for good pics and a full report. ;)
05-09-22, 01:01 AM
Replies: 68,799
Views: 11,097,342
Posted By merziac

You are going to see it through aren't you?...

You are going to see it through aren't you? :twitchy:
05-09-22, 12:16 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,952
Posted By merziac

And another. ;) ...

And another. ;)


https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/720x550/60313_163003983715839_4893194_n_d93bfa6bd87670b574e6aeddbda9c5d35259ef60.jpg
05-09-22, 12:10 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,952
Posted By merziac

We're not used to being the red headed stepchild,...

We're not used to being the red headed stepchild, they likely saw us as a payday, then had a few misteps, COVID, venue change and here we are.

The "real" ones over there are much more well...
05-08-22, 11:27 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,952
Posted By merziac

AND, this is a fantastic pic of the man himself,...

AND, this is a fantastic pic of the man himself, tx for sharing it.

Here's another from long ago when he broke from Eisentraut and moved to Eugene OR for about 10 years to go it alone and hang out...
05-08-22, 09:55 PM
Replies: 68,799
Views: 11,097,342
Posted By merziac

Because ;) :thumb: Great score, good job.

Because ;)

:thumb: Great score, good job.
05-08-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,952
Posted By merziac

:eek: H**Y CRAP! :thumb: You hit the jackpot...

:eek: H**Y CRAP! :thumb:

You hit the jackpot IMO, lining up and riding with these guys. ;)

Yep, been to NAHBS a couple of times and meeting builders there is a given, met Gordon, DiNucci,...
05-08-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,952
Posted By merziac

And also not making excuses, but pointing out...

And also not making excuses, but pointing out there are things like meeting people and drooling over great bikes that don't have to be overshadowed by p*** poor performance of the company. You can...
05-08-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,952
Posted By merziac

No, not the only one, indicative of the...

No, not the only one, indicative of the possibility, Peter Johnson would have been a real treat.

That's my point, you never know but you have to show up for it to happen.

Absolutely not...
05-08-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,952
Posted By merziac

Yes ;) More is more, bikes, people, parts,...

Yes ;)

More is more, bikes, people, parts, concourse, vendors, etc, more, more, more, bigger is better, blah, blah, blah. :roflmao2:

Here's one of the big things for me, this year I met Paul...
05-07-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 347,343
Posted By merziac

Looks like that might be Paramount, good taste,...

Looks like that might be Paramount, good taste, no surprise if so.

Likely a prop of course, but still. ;)

Gorgeous hollywood royalty. :love:

DOH! Maybe not a Paramount depending on the...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.