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  1. Not sure. It's yuge though. It was handy so I put it on there.
  2. Thanks for the comments. A few other ones coming up. Moto Pro Frame, Fork and rear wheel. Araya second Gen 7b front with 105 spokes Cheng Shin Rear tire. Carlisle Aggressor Front. Tange Headset and BB Takagi crank KKT pedals Addicks spider and sprocket Schwinn seat clamp. Generic steel post. Kashimax saddle Unknown stem and bars Spliced together chain. :-) Viking number plate 1 First gen Oury and 1 Mach grip
  3. Useless trivia: If you go a couple of blocks north and right of Entradero, you'll hit Bob "Oz" Osborn's house over on Arvada.
  4. A Bendix Redband hub gave its life for it so it was my way to memorialize it. :-)
  5. A little Moto Pro radness. Usual thanks to Dan Goins
  6. Sugino 82 Specs. Note the weighs and sizes available
  7. Legitimate questions and appreciated. Wheel is centered though it does look off by a lot in the picture. Don't know why. The other details deal with the way I try to build a bike to reflect what I actually did on that specific time frame. It changes as the bike time line progresses. Rear tire. The ads of the day ( trying to find a pic of it) showed the tire as designed as a rear, therefore no side knobs. It did quickly become a the front tire to have as the transition to 1.75 tires rear tire happened. I always liked the moto look of tire so if I build a bike as a 75, I just put it on the rear. Zip ties: I know it looks cleaner if they are clipped, but again, a mid 70s thing as I never clipped back in the day and most of the bikes I built from that time frame usually are long. The later bikes do have them clipped. The link: just messing with you Mike Hey. But again, like the rear tire,, a moto reference of the day. Totally dug John's details. There's other unseen details that are cool to me such as running uncaged bearings on the coaster and trying to find the "right" inner tubes that would have been American made. One of the tubes had a massive blowout way back when and it has a huge patch on it. And lastly, I have the satisfaction that I'll never be as old as Spike or Sod. :-)
  8. Yes, but you were just making fun of it. :-)
  9. Thanks guys.. To answer the question,, Monark was a Ballon tire manufacturer famous for the Silver King model. These came from cranks came from Joe Pernice. My connection to that crank is that in the stone-age, I could not afford a set of 7" Ashtabulas so Tom DeRosier of Tom's Bikes Shop gave me a set he had on his used parts bin. They were pretty soft and lasted until I had enough money for the Ashtabula:-) Mr. Hey, the reason for the colored Clip on the master link is that Malcolm Smith and other ISDT (and some MX) racerss of the days would paint theirs on their MX chains so they could locate the master link quicker. Useless trivia for $100 Alex.
  10. Time to start putting some new builds out there. Been awhile. First (well sort of first as I pictured the 1st gen Webco Mono) a little AA trickness. (frame on loan from Mike) AA Frame Simi Mags Ashtabula stem and fork. Schwinn headset, post and seat clamp and sprocket. Windsor seat. Aggressor rear/Schwinn Scrambler front. Wald Bars. KKT Pedals American Pro Grips. Monark Crank. Rad Pad/generic pad combo. Regina Oro track chain. Schwinn US made tubes. Modern air. (The usual moto suspects will spot something and point it out) :-)
  11. https://www.bicyclebluebook.com/
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