Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   >

Showing results 1 to 25 of 58
Search took 0.53 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: turbofeedus
Forum: Northern California 04-27-16, 09:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 219
Posted By turbofeedus
Scott Jett, Framebuilder out of Chico?

Hey NorCal,
I recently picked up a nice fillet brazed road bike off eBay. Outfitted with Campy, nice yellow/red fade paintjob, I'm excited.
Strangely enough though, I can find little to no info on...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-28-15, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,386
Posted By turbofeedus
:thumb: You know I was gonna go back and fix...

:thumb:
You know I was gonna go back and fix it, but I liked the way bear metal sounded too much.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-27-15, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,386
Posted By turbofeedus
Thanks for the replys. I'm gonna take your...

Thanks for the replys. I'm gonna take your collective advise, paint over the bear metal and stop worrying about it. In fact, I was thinking about selling this anyway. Seeing as how I have it all...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-26-15, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,386
Posted By turbofeedus
Yeah I think I'll just go without a kickstand....

Yeah I think I'll just go without a kickstand. It's not that convenient, not enough to risk this.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-26-15, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,386
Posted By turbofeedus
Kickstand claims another victim, any reason to be overly concerned?

Noooo not my 520!

I purposefully didn't tighten the clamp bolt hard too, only enough to stabilize the stand, and yet I still managed to damage the stays.

Now to be fair, I'd be lying if I said...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-14-14, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,069
Posted By turbofeedus
Yeah that frame had a crack near the BB shell,...

Yeah that frame had a crack near the BB shell, which I found after removing the rust by hand. I put it out to pasture.
Forum: Northeast Rides and Events 06-06-14, 10:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 632
Posted By turbofeedus
The Works: Vol. IV, June 14th! Philly alleycat returns to benefit youth cycling!

Online pre-registration includes a free drink ticket! (http://theworksphilly.org)

Have you ever downed 5 scoops of mayonnaise to honor the hoagie or done a bike tire ring toss while wearing a wolf...
Forum: Rides and Races 06-06-14, 10:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 541
Posted By turbofeedus
The Works: Vol. IV, June 14th! Philly alleycat returns to benefit youth cycling!

Online pre-registration includes a free drink ticket! (http://theworksphilly.org)

Have you ever downed 5 scoops of mayonnaise to honor the hoagie or done a bike tire ring toss while wearing a wolf...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-01-14, 07:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,287
Posted By turbofeedus
I'm heading out for my first one! Leaving from...

I'm heading out for my first one! Leaving from Philly at 5am, I hear the wristband line gets long. Neighborhood Bike Works and I will be sharing a table, should be a blast.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-23-14, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,714
Posted By turbofeedus
You could use the park tool axle vise: Park Tool...

You could use the park tool axle vise: Park Tool Co. AV-1 : Axle Vise : Hub & Axles (http://www.parktool.com/product/axle-vise-av-1)
But like others said, just pull the axle out when you remove...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-10-14, 01:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,237
Posted By turbofeedus
Welcome...

Welcome (http://img.pandawhale.com/post-23470-Jeremiah-Johnson-nod-cropped-g-jtcK.gif)
Forum: Fixed Gear Freestyle 03-10-14, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,608
Posted By turbofeedus
What's your area? I'll give a look on CL, see if...

What's your area? I'll give a look on CL, see if there's anything worth your time...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-08-14, 02:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,069
Posted By turbofeedus
Thanks guys, I'm going to see how much it will...

Thanks guys, I'm going to see how much it will cost to have it powdercoated.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-06-14, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,069
Posted By turbofeedus
I've head good things about glass bead blasting...

I've head good things about glass bead blasting and walnut blasting. Maybe I'll go with glass. I'll check out some powdercoating, but I'm already spending $50 for the blast.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-06-14, 03:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,069
Posted By turbofeedus
Show quality is definitely not a concern. If I...

Show quality is definitely not a concern. If I thought I could get all that rust off the BB shell I would do it by hand. Is this...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-05-14, 09:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,069
Posted By turbofeedus
This is what I'm dealing with regarding the rust:...

This is what I'm dealing with regarding the rust: http://imgur.com/23OnFWT

I chose that primer because it's supposed to stop the rust process. Are you saying I don't have to specifically treat the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-05-14, 04:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,069
Posted By turbofeedus
Prepping and repainting Marukin HC-300, any suggestions?

I'm going to be refinishing a Marukin HC-300 (chromoly steel) I picked up. It has a good bit of surface rust, and shows tiny clusters of rust patches under the paint. This is my task list, but as a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-04-14, 11:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 349
Posted By turbofeedus
Marukin HC-300, Looking for Some More Information!

Picked up this frame for $50 from a local BC. Marukin, model HC-300. My search for information hasn't turned up anything. Any of you knowledgeable lot know about Marukins? My goal is to clean and...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-02-14, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By turbofeedus
Interesting, alright thanks.

Interesting, alright thanks.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-02-14, 12:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By turbofeedus
Did Specialized ever rebrand sugino RD2s? Pull off from 2005 langster

I bought a 2005 specialized langster off CL a few months ago, and had pulled off the stock cranks to swap for new. I just threw the in a box, figuring they were crap stock parts. Just by chance, I...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-04-12, 07:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,055
Posted By turbofeedus
Wear whatever you want. Spend ungodly amounts of...

Wear whatever you want. Spend ungodly amounts of money on kits if it makes you happy. If anyone gives you crap, **** them. I personally ride in the Sky parka, cost me 12k and worth every penny.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-24-12, 12:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,203
Posted By turbofeedus
I'm glad you don't have a bullet in your head for...

I'm glad you don't have a bullet in your head for confronting a complete stranger. Next time, keep your hands inside the vehicle at all times.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-25-12, 11:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 628
Posted By turbofeedus
It doesn't, SPF is a measure of how long a...

It doesn't, SPF is a measure of how long a sunscreen will keep you from burning. But SPF tests also assume constant UVB exposure, while this "10 hour" claim may be an "average usage" deal. Two...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-21-12, 01:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,185
Posted By turbofeedus
Bruce Wayne called....

Bruce Wayne called....
Forum: Road Cycling 05-21-12, 11:54 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,393
Posted By turbofeedus
It was worth it. I laughed when you said...

It was worth it. I laughed when you said "physically move you", i just got a mental image of him lifting me and my bike out of the way.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 58

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:07 AM.