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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-11-16, 03:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,414
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
If you don't mind a road trip, came across this...

If you don't mind a road trip, came across this Univega Nuovo Mixte on CL...$50...It's in Ocean Shores though. Doesn't say much, but may be worth the inquiry...

Univega nuovo bicycle...
Forum: Framebuilders 07-10-16, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
Dassault Systems (the company that makes...

Dassault Systems (the company that makes SolidWorks) offers a free version of their 2D drafting program called DraftSight. It's pretty good software, but like any software theres a learning curve....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-10-16, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,106
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
Araya Silver Eagle from what I'm finding on...

Araya Silver Eagle from what I'm finding on Flickr and Google searching. Huh? I thought they just did rims...Those squared off lugs look hideously awful.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-08-16, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
Straddle Cables

Working on my brothers 85 Peugeot, he has Weinmann 610 on front and 750 on the rear. The straddle cables are pretty shot and measure roughly 150mm, so I would guesstimate them at about 160mm if I...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-07-16, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
Of all the searching I have done, this is...

Of all the searching I have done, this is probably the one thing I was actually looking for...Thanks for the link...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-07-16, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
I go on Youtube. Theres a guy called...

I go on Youtube. Theres a guy called "armaganvideos". He doesn't do bike specific video's but has a few videos making sports and other logo's as well as text manipulation. He uses Illustrator and...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-06-16, 11:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
I ran on my Mavic SLS (22mm wide) 23mm Conti's...

I ran on my Mavic SLS (22mm wide) 23mm Conti's and had a double pinch flat, going down a small incline, when I hit a small chunk of concrete. I usually run about 100-105psi. Blew out my front tire...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-06-16, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
Built up an '85 Team Fuji for my son. Kind of a...

Built up an '85 Team Fuji for my son. Kind of a frankenbike now, but it is a very smooth, nimble and quick ride...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-05-16, 02:33 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,364
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
Yeah, when I said a lot, I should have clarified....

Yeah, when I said a lot, I should have clarified. I was thinking "more popular". I forgot about the sizing aspect of fonts. It's been a while since I learned about it. Oh well, it is what it is...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-05-16, 01:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,364
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
Matching a font is not hard, but can be difficult...

Matching a font is not hard, but can be difficult if you try to match it to an older typeface. A lot of typefaces of days gone by have been made into font sets for the computer, but there are a ton...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-30-16, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
Strava's fun and all but not necessarily a...

Strava's fun and all but not necessarily a standard. I do fine syncing with the Garmin App and then it uploads to Strava automatically...Ant+ is a definite need though...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-30-16, 11:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,031
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
I do love my Toupe...It does look intimidatingly...

I do love my Toupe...It does look intimidatingly uncomfortable, but it is a really forgiving saddle with a good pair of bibs/shorts. Can't speak for the steel rail version, but the titanium and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-30-16, 12:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,252
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
Patina is the Italian word. Its meaning...

Patina is the Italian word. Its meaning originally is "shallow dish". It is derived from the Latin word "paten" defined as "plate".

"Logorio" is the actual Italian word for "wear and tear", I...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-16, 10:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,252
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
Beautifully said... I like it...

Beautifully said... I like it...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-16, 05:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,252
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
Thats a good one, haha! What makes a...

Thats a good one, haha!



What makes a bike a "Grail" bike? Rarity? Sought out by many? Is there a Knight guarding it? Hmmm, might have to go on an adventure to find it...:D



I can see...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-16, 03:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,252
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
Yeah, I tried and the clear coat is thick. I...

Yeah, I tried and the clear coat is thick. I thought about sanding down through the clear coat, but either way, the decals will need to be replaced. I don't mind getting it painted, just trying to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-16, 02:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,252
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
Interesting stuff... I agree with a lot of what...

Interesting stuff... I agree with a lot of what is said and see how the term patina can be taken out of text. I know my bike is not necessarily "rare" or a hard-to-obtain 3Rensho Allez, but it does...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-16, 03:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,252
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
Patina...When is it too much?

Patina, as defined by Wikipedia, is "a thin layer that variously forms on the surface of stone; on copper, bronze and similar metals (tarnish produced by oxidation or other chemical processes);[1] on...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-28-16, 10:13 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,380
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
The best advice I got about ordering online is to...

The best advice I got about ordering online is to know what you're buying. I enjoy building my own bikes and there are some things that are far more cost effective buying online. I generally order...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-26-16, 10:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 481
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
I see what you did here...:roflmao2:

I see what you did here...:roflmao2:
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-22-16, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
Rebuilding an old Superbe RD

I have an old Superbe and I decided to rebuild it. What would be better for the tension spring? Oil, like Phils Tenacious Oil, or a grease?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-22-16, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
Yeah. Here they are. I forgot about them,...

Yeah. Here they are. I forgot about them, haha...but the headtube and the rear stays show the fading pretty good. The Meguiers didn't work as I thought.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-22-16, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
I found an 85 catalog, and it showed the bike...

I found an 85 catalog, and it showed the bike with a SunTour FD with a Campy RD. The 85's were the prestige tubing and I believe the 84's complete ST Superbe. The frames look identical though.
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Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-21-16, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
1984 or 85 Specialized Allez SE (Still researching)

Hey everybody!

Growing up, I really wanted that red road bike from "American Flyer". Well, Mom said "NO!" I was too small for a bike that size. I WAS 14...Okay, I was only 5'2", but still. Dad...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-20-16, 09:25 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,610
Posted By 36Oly_Rider
It's brand new...I haven't owned one before....

It's brand new...I haven't owned one before. Initially, yes it is a comfortable saddle even when they're new on short jaunts, but during a longer ride, it literally is a pain in the butt. I should...
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