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    I posted this someplace else, but most of this is rare to me.
    The FSA Orbit I have seen in Black but never this Blue.
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    Modified Phil?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Zip ties? Not on my bike!

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    Quote Originally Posted by LARRYJO
    I posted this someplace else, but most of this is rare to me.
    The FSA Orbit I have seen in Black but never this Blue.

    I've got two of the three Rasta Kooka chainrings, the red big ring left last month to Arizona on a tandem we sold.

    Didn't realize folks were into the rasta look anymore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeff
    Modified Phil?
    Nah Hi-E Hi Lo I believe.

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    I've had one of those Orbits in red. The lock collar sucked bigtime.
    I don't post to generate business for myself or make like I'm better than sliced bread

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    Bullseye:


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    Seek: Koski Trailmaster. Breezer Series 2 or 3. Cunningham Racer.

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    Tim,

    Where is the world do you come up with all your goodies? Please let me know next time you find another treasure and decide to pass it by... I'm sure I'll be interested

    Thanks man,

    -D-

    p.s. Now I regret not swapping you for your Ibis beauty...

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    Quote Originally Posted by LARRYJO
    The FSA Orbit I have seen in Black but never this Blue.
    I have one in 'Patriot" colurs, red/silver/blue.
    5 is the old new black; 6 is the new new black...

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    bullseye

    Those Bullseye rings are nice. I only have the arms and BB.
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    Bullseye/Durham Elliptical

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    Those elyptical rings had not entered my conscious state even once since 1998. How do they ride?
    undefined Absolutely must have: Black Machine Tech Zeroflex brake levers (the ones with the rotating leverage adjuster)

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    The Durham ring is closer to 30 years old. I'll let you know how it rides after I find a front derailleur that can handle it.

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    Was out rummaging through the parts bins and thought I'd post up some photos.

    The DX brakes aren't really rare but to find the matched set of levers (these are NOS) is uncommon as this generation of DX was marketed to serious BMX racers who only use rear brake. Was supposed to go on a project that I abandoned, but I can't part with them for some reason.

    The red stuff is a Critical Racing stem and brakes and Tech Lite levers going on an appropriate frame shortly.

    MRC Batwing in blue NOS with the box and instructions. MRC D-Cell and M-Arch with an extra brace and Real cartridge pads and some extra small parts. I've been hording these in hopes of finding a titanium McMahon Frame and composite fork. I know I'll need another M-arch if it ever happens...
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    Need: McMahon brake for roller cam mounts, Mountain Goat fork.

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    Quote Originally Posted by muddybuddy

    MRC Batwing in blue NOS with the box and instructions. MRC D-Cell and M-Arch with an extra brace and Real cartridge pads and some extra small parts. I've been hording these in hopes of finding a titanium McMahon Frame and composite fork. I know I'll need another M-arch if it ever happens...
    Should have caught me a few years ago. Your size too!

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    I (thankfully!) haven't seen too many of these.....just imagine how much worse things would have been without the stress tabs!
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    Somec is like the digital Zunow
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    Quote Originally Posted by yo-Nate-y
    I (thankfully!) haven't seen too many of these.....just imagine how much worse things would have been without the stress tabs!

    Well.........what happened? Roof rack-garage?

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    Short version: high speed crash back in 1992.

    Long version: I'll make a thread about it later today, maybe call it "Crashes and Causalities"
    Somec is like the digital Zunow
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Should have caught me a few years ago. Your size too!

    I know. That's exactly what I'm hoping to find. I actually bid on that one but came up short. I wish I could get a do over on that one.
    Need: McMahon brake for roller cam mounts, Mountain Goat fork.

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    Quote Originally Posted by muddybuddy
    I know. That's exactly what I'm hoping to find. I actually bid on that one but came up short. I wish I could get a do over on that one.

    Next time email me! I'm pro BDBINs. Forget eBay fees.
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    I have a few parts that are probably considered rare, including a Tioga Tension Disc. I too, thought that they were cool, I have mine laced up to a SRAM 9.0sl hub (the only disc hub with the same spoke spacing) and used it on my single speed for a few years.

    I also have a set of Bontrager made, rolled down 700c-26" Mavic MA40 rims laced to Dura Ace hubs and with a custom Dura Ace/ Deore XT 12/28 7 speed cassette that I ran on my early edition Merlin back in 1987.

    I have a set of these Magura brake levers also.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DoubleCentury
    The Durham ring is closer to 30 years old. I'll let you know how it rides after I find a front derailleur that can handle it.
    At that time, Roger Durham was in the BMX market and not MTB, so front derailleurs weren't an issue.

    That Yo Eddy fork is painful to see. Such a nice fork. Do post about it.

    Quote Originally Posted by yo-Nate-y
    maybe call it "Crashes and Causalities"
    You might mean "casualties". As far as the causalities...ummm, you crashed.

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    "At that time, Roger Durham was in the BMX market and not MTB, so front derailleurs weren't an issue."

    I was joking, but I think the elliptical ring was intended more for road time trial use.

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    Quote Originally Posted by muddybuddy
    Was out rummaging through the parts bins and thought I'd post up some photos.

    The DX brakes aren't really rare but to find the matched set of levers (these are NOS) is uncommon as this generation of DX was marketed to serious BMX racers who only use rear brake. Was supposed to go on a project that I abandoned, but I can't part with them for some reason.

    The red stuff is a Critical Racing stem and brakes and Tech Lite levers going on an appropriate frame shortly.

    MRC Batwing in blue NOS with the box and instructions. MRC D-Cell and M-Arch with an extra brace and Real cartridge pads and some extra small parts. I've been hording these in hopes of finding a titanium McMahon Frame and composite fork. I know I'll need another M-arch if it ever happens...

    I noticed your stem had the bicycle engraved on it. We just sold a similar stem, it was lettered with Critical on it only.

    Brings up another question, Paul rear der, some have decals, some are engraved, decal style early or late? Anyone know the cage specs to differentiate Long, Med, Short. Yes when time permits it is going up for sale, just want to know exactly what it is.

    PK

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    Quote Originally Posted by pinguwin
    At that time, Roger Durham was in the BMX market and not MTB, so front derailleurs weren't an issue.

    That Yo Eddy fork is painful to see. Such a nice fork. Do post about it.



    You might mean "casualties". As far as the causalities...ummm, you crashed.


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    ~1993 Campagnolo Record Headset

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    Not sure how "rare", but it is the 1st time I have seen these since I built a 1990 Attitude at the shop I worked at back then.
    Campagnolo Bullet "grip" shifters. They were cool at the time but the function was a little suspect.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DoubleCentury
    I was joking, but I think the elliptical ring was intended more for road time trial use.

    And here's the Durham mtb one:


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    Now that's a relic, package and all. It's old enough that I bet if you asked Roger about them today, he wouldn't even remember doing them.

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    I talked to him about 5 or 6 years back and got an earful. They are the best!

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    At an undisclosed location. First, I have thinned the herd of bikes by about 4 over the last year. All hooks were full before then.
    Now the tool area:
    And finally, the parts storage:
    Answers to two obvious questions: Yes, the wife is very forgiving. No, I will not be emptying all those banana boxes and photographing the contents.
    The only private person I know who has more @#$% is Ed Braley. Ed, do a posting, amaze everyone!!

    Just found out: if you go to my blog, you can click on any of the pics there. If you do they blow up to a larger image. If you click on the larger image, you get cross-hairs, and you can keep magnifying the image till all detail gets revealed.
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    Wanted: Phil Wood front hub, one orphan WTB shifter mount.

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    Look like all roadies to me. Any MTB pics?
    Too many bikes, and just enough time to ride them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by proto2000
    Look like all roadies to me. Any MTB pics?
    camo, on the right
    looking for 20-21" P team

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    Quote Originally Posted by dvdgibson
    I have an Interloc TL3 fork, from 1997, very expensive and rare.
    Also, a variety of cranks I've owned. The purple one in the front is a Speed Tec Earthquake from Germany.
    Sweeeeeet cranks

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    Good thread to bring back to life.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Great thread to bring back to life.
    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Good thread to bring back to life.
    Let's see those rare parts!
    Let's see those rare parts!

    It's like groundhog day in here sometimes.

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    Here is something I haven't seen around. Moots Mounts. Designed to mount cantilevers on a frame w/o studs. I have some of the original aluminum type and some later plastic shells. They come with different radius on the shells and different band lengths to accommodate different frames and forks. I used them years ago and they work. They do scratch up the surface a bit.
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    No it never stops hurting, but if you keep at it you can go faster.

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    Not sure how rare this Suntour derailleur is but it was in my drawer from long ago.
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    No it never stops hurting, but if you keep at it you can go faster.

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    I just bought these. NOS Rockshox Mag air caps


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    I've been riding this stuff since 1994:
    Cook Bros. cranks with Suntour MicroDrive large chainring
    Avid Tri-Align brakes with Paul's Love levers
    XTR derailleurs
    Hershey pulley wheels
    Grip Shift SRT-600 8-speed shifters (I have a brand new set in the box)
    RockShox Mag21 SL Ti forks
    Syncros titanium seatpost
    White Industries titanium axle hubs and bottom bracket

    Bike is a Diamondback Axis TT.
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    Neat parts...but I wouldn't call any of it rare.
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    I've never seen another one of these....
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    e-Bay find, Ringle 1 1/4..

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    Magura CX brakes?
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    Quote Originally Posted by stan lee
    I've never seen another one of these....
    That looks like a trials chain ring guard but I don't see how there is room for the rear tire. Is it something else?
    No it never stops hurting, but if you keep at it you can go faster.

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    Quote Originally Posted by modifier
    That looks like a trials chain ring guard but I don't see how there is room for the rear tire. Is it something else?
    Yeah- it's a Moots "rock sled" and the only thing not pictured is the clamp that fits around the downtube. There is a little gap that allows tire clearance but it is hard to tell from the photo. Kent also made an attachment in the early 80's that mounts onto your frame to carry your skis which would be cool to find.

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    LMDS

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    that's one trick looking rear der.

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    Here are a few things that I made on the same theme back in the early eighties.

    The red guard is the second prototype. The first one was too thin and failed, and I guess was tossed. The aluminum version was the last attempt but I learned how to clear the chainrings going over stuff before I ever installed it.

    The other things are pedal guards to bolt up to SR rat trap pedals that were popular in the day. They were to be used with toe clips and the allen screws were to allow you to flip the pedal over insert your foot. Guess I couldn't source any shorter ones.

    Definitely rare since I made them and they are one of a kind. But might not fit with the theme of purchased parts made by others.
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    Let's see if anybody recognizes these.
    They were originally royal blue, but age and sunfading had turned them a pale gray. My buddy had them refinished and anodized black.
    Not sure on the rarity (I don't see them come up for sale often), but they're a prime example of the early 90s CNC goodness.
    I miss those days.
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    Those are sweet.

    Somec is like the digital Zunow
    And this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD5h3y0a9AU

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    We have a winner.
    (I guess that was easier than I thought).

    This pair is one of two pairs that my buddy has. The other set is on his 1993 Mountain Goat Mudslinger, that he originally purchased in 1994, and had restored about a year ago. It's now repainted in team colors, and is a CNC technoweenie's wet dream, lol.

    This pair in particular is going on a 1990 Diamond Back Axis that I'm currently in the process of getting back on the road.

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    I just found a set of those crank bolts, washers and dust caps...all NOS... sent them to a friend.

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    STX headset and T-bone stem...oooo super rare!
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    perfect for an antelope resto ...

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    The GG BB is cool though.
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    Three Local Finds

    It's funny how something as mundane as tires becomes rare with age. These are the stories of three somewhat rare parts that sort of fell into my lap separately over the last few weeks.

    A very good friend of mine bought his wife a 1983 Stumpjumper back in the day. It was pretty novel since they had both ridden extensively on European road bikes that had them hunched over and clinging to narrow bars. However, his wife fairly quickly complained about the increased rolling resistance, so he removed the knobby tires and hung them on a hook in the basement. After almost 30 years, the tires reappeared and my friend handed them to me.

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    I was out on a ride a couple of weeks ago and came up behind this rider on a Bridgestone MB-1. The hubs on the bike didn't look like Deore XT because they had these large cylindrical shells. And then I noticed the rivets. I say, "wow, cool old hubs!" And he returns, "yes, but the bearings are totally shot!" So he is now riding on a minty set of original spec M730 hubs with 231 rims and I have the proper hubs with appropriate patina for a restoration. Charlie Cunningham has identified them as definitely his work based on the size of the rivets and the machine work to remove the bearing retainers.

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    For the same restoration, I could really use an Edco Competition headset. Finding one on the local Craigslist was a total surprise. I guess you just never know.

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    Sweet x 3
    Somec is like the digital Zunow
    And this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD5h3y0a9AU

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    Cool tires!!!

    I am a tire freak.

    I have a nice variety of NOS tires - pair of Smoke Comps and a pair of Smoke Compe Lites, an UmmaGumma GC/S and an UG Storm Control, a pair of FJ Cousins, a Wonder Dawg and a Mud Dawg. Then a bunch of the same but far from NOS - all mounted and ridden.

    Recently lost out on a pair of Fat Trax - not that I have anything to put them on ... yet.

    I'd like to have those Stumpjumper tires too - again nothing as of now on which they would be appropriate but tomorrow is another day!


    Rare parts in my possession? Well not so rare as much as somewhat desireable, I guess are the following:

    A few Grafton items - full sets of black, silver and 3DV speed controllers; one pair of black Mag lites; silver Re-Entry levers; 3DV Speed Traps.

    3 sets of TopLine cranks - 3DV of course.

    TNT cranks (silver) attached to a Specialized Direct Drive Ti BB.

    Grey ProLong/S Ti saddle - perforated (courtesy of Ameybrook)

    Zoom Ned Overend Bar ends from Ned Overend himself (again courtesy of Ameybrook)

    Three Specialized Future Shocks (2 with carbon lowers).

    Virtually all but the NOS tires, the black Speed Controllers and the Speed Traps are mounted on the bikes I've posted since joining.

    Now I am on the lookout for more tires ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by DoubleCentury View Post
    I was out on a ride a couple of weeks ago and came up behind this rider on a Bridgestone MB-1. The hubs on the bike didn't look like Deore XT because they had these large cylindrical shells. And then I noticed the rivets. I say, "wow, cool old hubs!" And he returns, "yes, but the bearings are totally shot!" So he is now riding on a minty set of original spec M730 hubs with 231 rims and I have the proper hubs with appropriate patina for a restoration. Charlie Cunningham has identified them as definitely his work based on the size of the rivets and the machine work to remove the bearing retainers.
    Crazy dumb luck on that wheelset. Man, what are the odds!? Way cool.

    Quote Originally Posted by CCMDoc View Post
    Cool tires!!!

    I am a tire freak.

    Now I am on the lookout for more tires ...
    Seems like a lot of people are. Its those high wear items that people get nutty over.
    Brake pads, grips, and tires.

    I'll have to get an updated pic of my tan wall tire collection (some great, some not so great).


    In the mean time (with thanks to a fellow VRC'er for the Comp), I have a neat example of two end of the era T-Disks, and one very early Sugino.









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    Stays true longer than a spoked wheel!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    I'll have to get an updated pic of my tan wall tire collection (some great, some not so great).


    In the mean time (with thanks to a fellow VRC'er for the Comp), I have a neat example of two end of the era T-Disks, and one very early Sugino.


    Nice "set" you have there

    In about a week I'll be getting another disc from a chap who is arriving from over the pond. I learned today that he is en route to NYC to pick up some NOS stuff including a NOS Tension Disc Pro.

    You NOS disc guys are good ... damn good ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shayne View Post
    Stays true longer than a spoked wheel!!
    Its true right? Has to be, says right on the box!


    Quote Originally Posted by CCMDoc View Post


    Nice "set" you have there
    You NOS disc guys are good ... damn good ...
    Only T-disk you can trust is a new one built from scratch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post

    Only T-disk you can trust is a new one built from scratch.
    Good thing I like living on the edge!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post




    Only T-disk you can trust is a new one built from scratch.
    Of course if you REALLY cared about me, one of those NOS discs would find its way to me ...
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    Forgot to mention the NOS in the original box Tioga Revolver cranks that will only find a use when I find a Litespeed Raleigh Tomac Sig
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    Revcore MTB Pedals with Titanium Spindles (I've only seen one other pair of these besides an ad photo on the internet. Revcore is known for BMX so I don't think many of these MTB pedals exist)
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    I always dig these. Never seen them show up on a build posted on VRC. No that's not a TA ring:

    Seek: Koski Trailmaster. Breezer Series 2 or 3. Cunningham Racer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aemmer View Post
    I always dig these. Never seen them show up on a build posted on VRC. No that's not a TA ring:

    You haven't seen DC's yeti thread
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    I think if you like this thread you will like this one as well! Enjoy if you haven't seen it!

    NOS Vintage Bike Porn!

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    DC doesn't count. Cool stuff just falls into his garage....

    (see his thread above)
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    Quote Originally Posted by CCMDoc View Post
    Of course if you REALLY cared about me, one of those NOS discs would find its way to me ...
    I kinda want to see how this living on the edge thing plays out at k'ville.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DoubleCentury View Post

    For the same restoration, I could really use an Edco Competition headset. Finding one on the local Craigslist was a total surprise. I guess you just never know.

    ]
    Cool stuff! I imagine the Edco headset will receive the custom Grease Guard drilling?

    Apparently the folks at Edco liked the custom-drilled 1st gen headsets, as their 2nd gen Competition headset came right out of the box with the grease port..

    BikePro.com / Buyer's Guide / Edco Headset

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    Drilling the Edco for the Grease Guard treatment would certainly complete the Charlie touch!

    Quote Originally Posted by Aemmer View Post
    DC doesn't count. Cool stuff just falls into his garage..
    Ha!

    There's actually a fourth story, but no photo to go with it. About two months prior to crossing paths with the Cunningham wheels, at the very same spot in the road (+/-10 feet), I came upon a rider on an old Mongoose with a fillet-brazed Steve Potts Type II fork. As I later learned, the Mongoose frame was a John Tomac Signature that had been owned by a racer from the Boston area. The bike was set up for cruising around town and everything was spray painted black, with kickstand added.

    So, yeah, I'm pretty much camped out along that road on any given weekend now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    I kinda want to see how this living on the edge thing plays out at k'ville.


    I'll bring my own trauma kit. Hope you are ATLS certified.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CCMDoc View Post
    In about a week I'll be getting another disc from a chap who is arriving from over the pond. I learned today that he is en route to NYC to pick up some NOS stuff including a NOS Tension Disc Comp.
    Look forward to meeting you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rick Draper View Post
    Look forward to meeting you.
    The pleasure is mine - I'm even going to put on a fresh set of scrubs

    Let's hope the coming Nor'easter that is following on the heals of Sandy doesn't undo the repairs that are still underway.
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    Brand new Hayes 22 mm
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    We should have an NYC vintage meetup! Lots of rare items at Chez Pig!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CCMDoc View Post


    I'll bring my own trauma kit. Hope you are ATLS certified.

    No, but I did sleep at a Holiday Inn last night.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig View Post
    We should have an NYC vintage meetup! Lots of rare items at Chez Pig!
    Sounds like a GREAT idea ... though I suspect your place is a lot like SCORES.

    Plenty to look at and drool over but touch anything and your swimmin in the East River.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    No, but I did sleep at a Holiday Inn last night.
    Bought another NOS somthing without the missus permission?
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    Quote Originally Posted by CCMDoc View Post
    Bought another NOS somthing without the missus permission?
    Haha! I have one of those cool missus' that doesn't regulate what bikes/parts come in or out of the garage. I self regulate pretty good. I think. :|
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    Not sure how rare these items are but they might be worth including --

    Ballistic titanium bar ends - 2 pairs
    Dean titanium seatpost 27.0
    Machine Tech rear hub laced to a Mavic 238 rim
    Marinovative Cheap Trick brakes - missing a few parts, but interesting.
    Moots titanium quill stem 1x1/8, 120mm
    Titec Hell Bent titanium riser bar
    White Industries Limbo Spider - 2 of them

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    Quote Originally Posted by phoenixbikes View Post
    Not sure how rare these items are but they might be worth including --

    Ballistic titanium bar ends - 2 pairs
    Dean titanium seatpost 27.0
    Machine Tech rear hub laced to a Mavic 238 rim
    Marinovative Cheap Trick brakes - missing a few parts, but interesting.
    Moots titanium quill stem 1x1/8, 120mm
    Titec Hell Bent titanium riser bar
    White Industries Limbo Spider - 2 of them

    The list is better with pics.
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    Profile Racing ring

    It had been a while since I had seen one of these, but I got lucky with a bike I bought that came with a bag of Kooka and Profle rings


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    There's some nice stuff in this thread. The only thing I have left is an old ano blue ringle bottle cage.

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    your forgetting one thing/bet you still have a roof over your head!there should also be a note stating what we as posters have invested in said RARE parts.most can be had if the $$$ is right.big $ is boss on fleabay & has all but eliminated the everyday user when it comes to "vintage" parts.want to sell that ringle cage?

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    Quote Originally Posted by '02 NRS View Post
    your forgetting one thing/bet you still have a roof over your head!there should also be a note stating what we as posters have invested in said RARE parts.most can be had if the $$$ is right.big $ is boss on fleabay & has all but eliminated the everyday user when it comes to "vintage" parts.want to sell that ringle cage?
    True in every respect - but that's true of any "collectible". My father always said "something is worth only as much as someone else will pay for it" and the "Bay df E" is but one example.

    There are always surprises for those who look in the right place at the right time...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    I self regulate pretty good. I think. :|
    So that's what the kids are calling it, eh?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by phoenixbikes View Post
    Not sure how rare these items are but they might be worth including --

    Ballistic titanium bar ends - 2 pairs
    Dean titanium seatpost 27.0
    Machine Tech rear hub laced to a Mavic 238 rim
    Marinovative Cheap Trick brakes - missing a few parts, but interesting.
    Moots titanium quill stem 1x1/8, 120mm
    Titec Hell Bent titanium riser bar
    White Industries Limbo Spider - 2 of them
    I'd be interested in seeing some pix as well.
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    Bottom of the bike parts box find from circa 1988, Deore 4 finger brake levers.
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    '88 Deore 4 finger brake levers are rare?

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    I was possibly a bit too excited to score these parts for an NOS wheel build via eBay:




    Also have a set of VGC black/yellow Ringle Twisters skewers to complete the wheelset - although I'm thinking perhaps my White Industries hubs might make a better match for the rims.

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    Not necessarily rare but interesting ... to me ...

    Tomorrow I'll try to take equally crappy pictures of some of the bikes and parts taht might be interesting as well as Grafton stuff to be posted in the appropriate thread
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    NOS tires are getting exceedingly rare - especially with Rumpfy buying them and skidding them into oblivion on its maiden voyage. You are him are like separated at birth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike View Post
    NOS tires are getting exceedingly rare - especially with Rumpfy buying them and skidding them into oblivion on its maiden voyage. You are him are like separated at birth.
    My brotha from anotha mutha

    It's like the movie Twins.

    Rumpfy's part is played by Danny DeVito ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike View Post
    NOS tires are getting exceedingly rare - especially with Rumpfy buying them and skidding them into oblivion on its maiden voyage. You are him are like separated at birth.
    I can still hear the popping sound from scooders brain when he saw the smoke coming off that tire
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