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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-25-16, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 299
Posted By rootboy
I used to carry a pint of blood and a few doses...

I used to carry a pint of blood and a few doses of Adrenocrome.

Wait...that was a different activity.

For me back then it was some of those big whole wheat fig bars, and some raw sunflower...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 05:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,123
Posted By rootboy
Great story.,and wonderful stash-O-stuff too...

Great story.,and wonderful stash-O-stuff too boot.
I had to wince when I saw the name engraved on the cage and body of the Huret derailleur.
Is the Moto a Grand Jubilee? And if so, the derailleurs...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 07:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 299
Posted By rootboy
Gotta go GREEN, Ed.

Gotta go GREEN, Ed.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-16, 04:56 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 3,628
Posted By rootboy
It just might be because nearly all your posts...

It just might be because nearly all your posts contain something judgemental or self-important.
I don't know for sure though.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-16, 08:41 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 3,628
Posted By rootboy
Always tying up flies. Why, I don't know....

Always tying up flies.

Why, I don't know. Got enough to last a life time.
Creative outlet I suppose.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-22-16, 09:28 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 3,628
Posted By rootboy
So true, Bulldog. And rampant in just about every...

So true, Bulldog. And rampant in just about every outdoor pursuit that requires gear.
I was musing through a recent catalog that arrived here last week. Most companies have learned to stop sending...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-22-16, 09:03 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 3,628
Posted By rootboy
Wonderful book, Tarwheel. As are many of his...

Wonderful book, Tarwheel. As are many of his others. I wouldn't chalk what he did up to being "retro" though.
A personal challenge and a anthropological-historical experiment, perhaps.
Still, I...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-22-16, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 299
Posted By rootboy
I guess it probably will.

I guess it probably will.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-22-16, 08:56 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 3,628
Posted By rootboy
Holy cwap! I hope you're making your own, Grady....

Holy cwap! I hope you're making your own, Grady. TWENTY BUCKS for a fly!!!??? (On one site I just checked)

A 41 inch fish, eh? That's fantastic, man. I can't imagine hooking one of those...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-22-16, 08:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 353
Posted By rootboy
Fewer and fewer. I'm just into so many other...

Fewer and fewer.
I'm just into so many other things.

And I rather spend time with my wife.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-21-16, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 299
Posted By rootboy
Aluminum is soft. I would check it fairly...

Aluminum is soft. I would check it fairly regularly for loosening.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-21-16, 06:06 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 3,628
Posted By rootboy
I just bought my first non-stick-shift vehicle...

I just bought my first non-stick-shift vehicle I've ever owned.
I don't mind it. I like the truck.

I'm trying to not be dogmatic about anything.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-18-16, 05:31 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,903
Posted By rootboy
That is beautiful. What year was it made?

That is beautiful. What year was it made?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-18-16, 05:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By rootboy
Ditto the above^ Newbaums is best.

Ditto the above^

Newbaums is best.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-16, 06:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,192
Posted By rootboy
And the top ten reasons top ten lists are stupid,...

And the top ten reasons top ten lists are stupid, are.....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-16, 02:45 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,996
Posted By rootboy
This is amazing. Were you working from...

This is amazing.

Were you working from patterns & plans? Kit?

Or just make that up?
It's impressive.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-16, 02:43 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,996
Posted By rootboy
I'm with you, O. The stuff shown here is...

I'm with you, O.

The stuff shown here is just impressive as heck.
The bags,
That backpack.

Great stuff, you guys.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-16, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By rootboy
Lots of Campy BB info here. Maybe some of it...

Lots of Campy BB info here. Maybe some of it will be of help.
Most of it is related to road doubles. But maybe you can extrapolate from there.


Campagnolo bottom bracket info...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-16-16, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 390
Posted By rootboy
Ya got back on that horse. Admirable, Ed.

Ya got back on that horse. Admirable, Ed.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-15-16, 06:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 520
Posted By rootboy
Let's see; Beer....check Guns...check ...

Let's see;

Beer....check
Guns...check
Liquor...check
Cigars...check
Red meat....check

Forty year old NOS Campy components..........check.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-15-16, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 222
Posted By rootboy
So, do the ends on those Jagwires actually fit...

So, do the ends on those Jagwires actually fit in old Record shifters?

The ends look a bit larger to me.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-15-16, 06:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 520
Posted By rootboy
Right arm! Have fun, Styggno. No matter...

Right arm!


Have fun, Styggno. No matter what form it takes.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-14-16, 07:26 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,200
Posted By rootboy
Gus makes great looking decals. He just showed...

Gus makes great looking decals. He just showed off a set of early 70s French Reynolds decals over on the CR list a while ago.. One member mntioned that he forgot the little accents present on early...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-14-16, 07:17 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,200
Posted By rootboy
Rain won't hurt it. Just make sure you dry it off...

Rain won't hurt it. Just make sure you dry it off after. And pull the stem now and then.

Except the Leather saddle, of course.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-14-16, 03:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,777
Posted By rootboy
Nope. Fist full of seat post. For me. On a 60...

Nope. Fist full of seat post. For me. On a 60 cm frame
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