Thursday, June 18, 2009
58CM seat tube, 57CM top tube, 33" stand over. This bicycle is one of a limited run of lugged steel bicycles built in the Chicago factory. Frame is made of Tru-Temper steel tubing with forged dropouts, brais-ons for racks or fenders and sloping fork crown. Suntour 4050 Acu/Shift, indexed derailleurs & shifters, Diacompe quick release brakes, 27 x 1.25-presta valve Weinman double wall alloy rims laced to low flange-quick release Maillard alloy hubs with stainless steel spokes, Sugino VP cranks, MKS track pedals, Pantagraphed Champion alloy handle bars, San Marco saddle atop Laprade microadjust alloy seat pillar. COMPLETE PROFESSIONAL RESTORATION. This bicycle has been completely dissembled, frame & forked cleaned and waxed. All brite metal cleaned and polished. All bearing systems cleaned and overhauled (hubs, bottom bracket, & headset). Brakes, shifters, derailleurs, chain & freewheel cleaned and reinstalled. Handlebar wrap was in such good condition I couldn't bring myself to trash it. I did remove the black plastic tape from the ends and finish the them with hemp twine and shellac (if the buyer prefers I will install my signature cloth bar treatment at no extra charge. New tires, tubes, rim strips & cables. This bicycle rides, shifts and brakes as new. WARRANTY, 30 days parts & labor, 1 year labor, lifetime free tuneups. Shipping available. 100 others also available, Carlton, Raleigh, Peugeot, Bianchi, Trek, Masi, DeRosa, DeBernardi, KHS, Motobecane, etc. 47CM to 63CM
Sunday, June 14, 2009
1983 Guerciotti with full Campagnolo Super Record Group. Columbus tubing, fully lugged, Campagnolo dropouts and fork ends. Pantographed and milled large chainring, brake calipers, brake levers, shift levers and seatpost. Tubular wheels with polished Nisi rims. Cinelli handlebars and stem.
Trek 950, lugged steel, 2.5" Fat Frank tires, Brooks flyer saddle, Brooks leather grips, all rounder handle bars, rear rack, Rivendell baggins panniers and handle bar bag, Pauls components front flat bed rack, pulling Burley Nomad trailer I was able to bring home $230.00 in groceries.