i should add:
the bike is light - not super light, but not heavy at all. *definitely* feels sub 40 lbs to me and others. i can *easily* lift and turn the whole bike using only one hand.
At 19:35 -0800 03.02.2006, joel metz wrote:
>this bike has its current owners stumped... so i took a bunch of
>pictures in hopes that someone here might be able to help...
>it says "early 80s" to me, *maybe* late 70s.
>oversize tandem headset.
>ovalized boom/boob/whatever tube.
>back-and-forth purple/red fade paint may or may not be original - i
>tend to think it is.
>serial # on stoker bb shell (see pics).
>seatstay caps appear to be cut and squashed (sorry for the bad pic -
>my cameras screen cut out about at this point, so i was shooting
>double plate fork crown.
>entirely fillet brazed, smallish fillets.
>parts mix - suntour pedals, front der, shifters. weinmann
>centerpulls, ta crankset. huret rear der. specialized tandem hubs
>wilh non-drive drum threading.
>brazed-on centerpull bosses.
>there are parts that say "british" or "french" to me, but something
>overall about it says "american". just a gut feeling, but im hardly
>a tandem expert.
>i dont know frame sizes, seatpost sizes, or threadings,
>unfortunately, but i could probably find out if need be.
>pics at http://www.blackbirdsf.org/
>questions? need more pics? just ask, and ill get em as fast as i can...
>thanks for any help anyone can provide!
>i love a bike mystery... :)
>joel metz : firstname.lastname@example.org : http://www.blackbirdsf.org/
>bike messengers worldwide : ifbma : http://www.messengers.org/
> portland, oregon
> i know what innocence looks like - and it wasn't there,
> after she got that bicycle...
joel metz : email@example.com : http://www.blackbirdsf.org/
bike messengers worldwide : ifbma : http://www.messengers.org/
i know what innocence looks like - and it wasn't there,
after she got that bicycle...