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03-24-23, 08:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,609
Posted By polymorphself

I always try and this is about as close as I ever...

I always try and this is about as close as I ever get once the tire is on :roflmao2:
03-23-23, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By polymorphself

1986 Miyata 210 overhaul.

Posted these in another thread about the bike but figured Iíd give the final pics their own post. Purchased for my partner to do some overnights etc. with. Typical tear down and overhaul. Saddle,...
03-23-23, 10:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,609
Posted By polymorphself

You may be right about the water bottle thing,...

You may be right about the water bottle thing, and yeah I recall your mention of those hoods!

More pics:
...
03-22-23, 11:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,609
Posted By polymorphself

Better photos coming but this is done minus some...

Better photos coming but this is done minus some tweaks here and there. Still working on a front rack solution. Brake levers, cantis, pedals and of course saddle are not original, the rest is...
02-13-23, 12:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By polymorphself

A beauty. Good chance someone asks tire size with...

A beauty. Good chance someone asks tire size with fenders. Looks like 32/35ish? Demountable maybe worth putting in title as well!
02-04-23, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By polymorphself

Local or not, when you start asking questions...

Local or not, when you start asking questions...
02-04-23, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By polymorphself

Rear derailleur! I'm an idiot. Saga over. Case...

Rear derailleur! I'm an idiot. Saga over. Case closed. Thanks for reading.
02-04-23, 02:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,345
Posted By polymorphself

I've got campy brake levers I pulled off a...

I've got campy brake levers I pulled off a Schwinn Prelude. You'll all hate me to know that they've lived in my backyard for several years. This post (of all the campy talk I see here) for some...
02-04-23, 11:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,609
Posted By polymorphself

Nearly done with the rebuild and Iím pretty...

Nearly done with the rebuild and Iím pretty surprised at how easily this thing could fit 35s with fenders. These are 32s but the amount of room left is remarkable, both front and back. My 86 Voyageur...
02-01-23, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By polymorphself

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/480x640/824d7cdd_1d8e_470e_9287_96181ef0ba14_bca1ef6d1a36d15780d6d58fef0b16658460208c.jpeg...
02-01-23, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By polymorphself

FS/T: Late 80s Super Strada F/FHS/FD/BB/Shifters/Crankset

20.5” CTT. Probably ‘88 but somebody may know better. Univega catalogs get spotty later on. Frame is unwashed or polished but as you can see the paint is almost all there and in great condition....
01-30-23, 11:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,609
Posted By polymorphself

And I've got a few pairs of those so that'd work,...

And I've got a few pairs of those so that'd work, but I have some 700c Ukai's with Sansin sealed hubs (basically what came on this 210 in 27") that came off of an '88 615 and are like new, lubed up...
01-30-23, 10:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 665
Posted By polymorphself

Can confirm I've gotten flats on red labels and...

Can confirm I've gotten flats on red labels and can't remember getting one on blues, though I also use thorn resistant tubes which help here in Arizona.
01-29-23, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 665
Posted By polymorphself

Appreciation for aesthetics :D

Appreciation for aesthetics :D
01-26-23, 03:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,609
Posted By polymorphself

While I'll be giving it a long shakedown ride...

While I'll be giving it a long shakedown ride when completed, this is going to a friend for her to join in some weekend trips. It's too small for me but I certainly will give whatever kind of report...
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By polymorphself

+1 definitely an 84 based on down tube decal. But...

+1 definitely an 84 based on down tube decal. But it is the exact same frame.
01-26-23, 11:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,157
Posted By polymorphself

And looks as clean as ours! This would be...

And looks as clean as ours!

This would be the ticket all day long for me. Very happy with mine, so much so that its kept me from getting more bikes for myself since its purchase, I just pickup...
01-25-23, 12:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,425
Posted By polymorphself

Is an unimpressive 3Rensho frame something that...

Is an unimpressive 3Rensho frame something that exists?
01-24-23, 06:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,609
Posted By polymorphself

Ah yes should've mentioned. During cleaning some...

Ah yes should've mentioned. During cleaning some paint flaked off in that area, no crack!
01-24-23, 05:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,609
Posted By polymorphself

Frame polished and waxed. Not the best light but...

Frame polished and waxed. Not the best light but you get the idea. Real nice paint!
...
01-24-23, 12:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,050
Posted By polymorphself

Get your post count up and get us some photos!...

Get your post count up and get us some photos! Makes the zombie thread worth it :lol:
01-20-23, 10:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,609
Posted By polymorphself

Thanks for the input everyone, any additional...

Thanks for the input everyone, any additional commentary is welcome. Iím very excited to dig into this. Itís in great shape but will get the typical overhaul, clean/polish, burgundy newbaums, black...
01-16-23, 05:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,474
Posted By polymorphself

Just throwing in another no bulge example. And...

Just throwing in another no bulge example. And nothing slides down from hand pressure when doing it this way. You wouldn't see countless examples here in the C&V forum otherwise. I prefer the clean...
01-03-23, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,311
Posted By polymorphself

Eh, I think all of the above points render...

Eh, I think all of the above points render criticizing the price here irrelevant. It a Brooks Pro, discontinued, much more expensive than a b17 and an entirely different saddle for so many reasons.
...
01-02-23, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 737
Posted By polymorphself

Stunner and good price.

Stunner and good price.
12-31-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 566
Posted By polymorphself

Its been a minute since I've seen bicycle...

Its been a minute since I've seen bicycle terminology that I didn't recognize, or perhaps its so obvious that I'm overthinking it. But 5V? 6V?

Figured it out. The number of holes in the Compe V...
12-31-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 566
Posted By polymorphself

Awesome color. I've got an S12-S LTD rotting in...

Awesome color. I've got an S12-S LTD rotting in my backyard that I need to rescue.
12-28-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 759
Posted By polymorphself

If you haven't already, set Offerup and...

If you haven't already, set Offerup and Craigslist alerts for raleigh and other relevant keywords in all surrounding areas.
12-28-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 759
Posted By polymorphself

Which part of Arizona was this in?

Which part of Arizona was this in?
12-28-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 906
Posted By polymorphself

Wow. Reds are low on my personal favorite bicycle...

Wow. Reds are low on my personal favorite bicycle colors, but when done right they can really shoot to the top. This is one of them. Stunning.
12-21-22, 01:44 PM
12-21-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,536
Posted By polymorphself

Not ********ting about chain stay length is fine...

Not ********ting about chain stay length is fine and good until you're pissing yourself over a shimmy while descending a hill on a heavily loaded racing bike :lol:
12-15-22, 11:58 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 10,426
Posted By polymorphself

Something occurred to me today. There are...

Something occurred to me today.

There are figures like Grant and Jan in some other hobbies/communities I’m heavily involved in and regardless of how I do or don’t feel about them, I’m certain that...
12-15-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By polymorphself

I'd love a black Circuit in 58 :cry:

I'd love a black Circuit in 58 :cry:
12-13-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By polymorphself

I keep coming back to this not because I need it...

I keep coming back to this not because I need it but because I just want to see how clean and rust free I can get that frame. I love cleaning frames.
12-12-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By polymorphself

Great collection. 1985 Voyageur SP shouldn't be...

Great collection. 1985 Voyageur SP shouldn't be too hard to find. They pop up in the sales section often enough, not sure about minty though.
12-12-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 10,426
Posted By polymorphself

It really is beautiful, all the rest aside.

It really is beautiful, all the rest aside.
12-05-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 103,227
Posted By polymorphself

Thank you! And it is this:...

Thank you! And it is this: https://global.bluelug.com/bl-select-koma-light-rear-silver.html

It screws off of the mount easily to plug into a charger. Great little light.
12-05-22, 12:11 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 103,227
Posted By polymorphself

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x1280/50e14b81_ad87_4dd0_a88b_90b7df8d6c4c_9f1297292db0054b5fee9da4e975fbda34915bf8.jpeg...
11-28-22, 11:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By polymorphself

Yep, I hadnít caught that!

Yep, I hadnít caught that!
11-28-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By polymorphself

Yep, definitely never know, which I suppose is as...

Yep, definitely never know, which I suppose is as good a reason as any to help anyone you can!

For what itís worth he always seems in good spirits and keeps busy reading lots of books. Iíve...
11-28-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By polymorphself

It does : ) Not sure if he has a place to...

It does : )

Not sure if he has a place to sleep at night but I know he doesnít have a roof during the day, he usually stays at the coffee shop all day every day and is friendly with the staff and...
11-28-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By polymorphself

Yeah I was thinking he likely just couldn't find...

Yeah I was thinking he likely just couldn't find a straddle cable easily. Although we have a co-op in the neighborhood that you'd think would have some lying around. He's always at the coffee shop so...
11-28-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By polymorphself

Canti made of zip ties

This bike parks outside of my regular coffee shop. The man who rides it is either homeless or close to it. I often see him commenting on peoples bicycles and he seems to like to tinker.

Anyways...
11-24-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By polymorphself

Taller than that. Taller than 60 even.

Taller than that. Taller than 60 even.
11-22-22, 11:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By polymorphself

They wrote quite a long explanation about it...

They wrote quite a long explanation about it somewhere on the site, I remember thinking it didnít sound so bad but donít recall the details.
11-22-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,498
Posted By polymorphself

Bummer, would've made it this year but taking a...

Bummer, would've made it this year but taking a last minute trip out of town. Curious what the details will be this year anyways, if any are confirmed.
11-21-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 103,227
Posted By polymorphself

Which bars are these?

Which bars are these?
11-21-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By polymorphself

I believe it is all standard bags, yeah, and the...

I believe it is all standard bags, yeah, and the customs are still made in-house.
11-21-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By polymorphself

PSA: Big sale on bike bags at Swift Industries and Acorn

Swift: https://builtbyswift.com/product-category/sale/holiday-sale/

Acorn: https://www.acornbags.com/

I've got the large Acorn saddlebag and their mini rando bag. Also have the Swift Jr Ranger...
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