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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-22-16, 01:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,060
Posted By pgoat
Happy to say my go-to shop here had an old fixed...

Happy to say my go-to shop here had an old fixed cup they gave me for free. I bought some new loose bearings and am gonna see how she looks after dinner tonight...fingers crossed the frame is okay.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-22-16, 04:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,060
Posted By pgoat
Because this is an old beater, Idk if I want to...

Because this is an old beater, Idk if I want to pay top dollar for the job done right, and I certainly don't want to pay for poor work at all. If the shell threads are good, I'd toss a cheap new BB...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-22-16, 04:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,060
Posted By pgoat
Assuming my BB shell threads are okay, I was...

Assuming my BB shell threads are okay, I was looking at a Shimano UN with plastic cup, to keep costs down:
...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-21-16, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,060
Posted By pgoat
Can someone tell me what the typical cost is to...

Can someone tell me what the typical cost is to re-chase one side of a shell? And is that something most shops can do? Or do I need to find a frame builder?

I just found I broke my fixed cup...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-06-16, 10:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 31,530
Posted By pgoat
apparently

apparently
Forum: Road Cycling 07-06-16, 10:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 31,530
Posted By pgoat
This

This
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-04-16, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 210
Posted By pgoat
True. Being it's an Orbea and other than the...

True. Being it's an Orbea and other than the shop decal there is no other id info on the frame (no SN, etc) I wasn't sure what the likeliest threading wold be. I guess pulling the old BB is the only...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-04-16, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 210
Posted By pgoat
I should add - I bought the bike second hand on...

I should add - I bought the bike second hand on eBay from a person in Louisiana, and the frame does have a bike shop sticker from that state...so I reckon it'd be a good guess that it was made for...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-03-16, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 210
Posted By pgoat
thanks guys, i will get the tool to pull the old...

thanks guys, i will get the tool to pull the old BB and check it out
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-03-16, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 210
Posted By pgoat
BB threading on Columbus starship frame?

I am thinking of upgrading my 2002 Orbea team euskatel to a compact crank and external bearing BB (Ultegra 6800). I need to specify English or Italian threading; can someone please verify which?
...
Forum: Foo 05-26-16, 04:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,293
Posted By pgoat
523582

523582
Forum: Foo 03-16-16, 11:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 916
Posted By pgoat
ah, not many sounds say '80s' to me more the...

ah, not many sounds say '80s' to me more the samples on a BAD record. One of my favorites!
Forum: Foo 03-16-16, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 644
Posted By pgoat
Yes, Just over the Oueensboro/Ed koch/59th street...

Yes, Just over the Oueensboro/Ed koch/59th street bridge is Long Island City, a formerly industrial area along the east River which has been slowly gentrifying, to the degree where no one I know can...
Forum: Northeast 03-15-16, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By pgoat
They're good people and it's an organization that...

They're good people and it's an organization that serves a worthy cause.

Their bikes are near or at the high end of what you might pay on CL but keep in mind they've been overhauled. When you add...
Forum: Foo 03-15-16, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By pgoat
why, yes - yes it is! 509854

why, yes - yes it is!

509854
Forum: Foo 03-15-16, 09:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,493
Posted By pgoat
This - just to be clear, there's snoring and...

This - just to be clear, there's snoring and there's apnea - two different things. If you even suspect you may have sleep apnea, you should get a sleep study done at a clinic. Symptoms could include...
Forum: Foo 03-15-16, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 883
Posted By pgoat
yes, and I fify

yes, and I fify
Forum: Foo 03-15-16, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By pgoat
oops, almost forgot 509769

oops, almost forgot
509769
Forum: Foo 03-15-16, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By pgoat
I changed my avatar just in time. btw, I...

I changed my avatar just in time.

btw, I keep all my bikes in my basement in NYC. The monthly rent for a separate storage space is $24. If I kept them in the generic free bike room, it's too hot...
Forum: Foo 03-14-16, 01:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,576
Posted By pgoat
yup The guy should basically ask himself - ...

yup

The guy should basically ask himself -


Is it true?
Is it necessary?
Is it kind?

"yes" of only 33% says it's a bad idea.
Forum: Foo 03-14-16, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By pgoat
:(

:(
Forum: Foo 03-14-16, 01:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 916
Posted By pgoat
I just went to an 80s themed bday party. I must...

I just went to an 80s themed bday party. I must say I was more of a 70s child, but I did manage to dig up a Stray Cats concert tee and a western bolo tie to wear from the dark recesses of my closet.
Forum: Foo 03-14-16, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 644
Posted By pgoat
I'd highly recommend booking in an area like...

I'd highly recommend booking in an area like Tribeca. If you stay near Times Square, etc you'll be immersed in the craziest part of town 24/7. As Altair wrote, you can get pretty much anywhere in the...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 09-08-15, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,290
Posted By pgoat
Just found one of these in my own red-hot bike...

Just found one of these in my own red-hot bike market...was thinking to use it as a daily street lockup commuter...guy wants $100...It's a 555 Frame, looks fairly clean & original, but needs some...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 09-04-15, 10:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,260
Posted By pgoat
I just found another 1997 Zurich, in my...

I just found another 1997 Zurich, in my size...looks all original and clean...only snag is, it would have to be shipped to me...from a shop in a very bikey city. So they're asking about $800 shipped....
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