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Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-21-15, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 930
Posted By Old Yeller
Is there no love for Phil's Waterproof Grease...

Is there no love for Phil's Waterproof Grease anymore? The smell of it alone brings me back to my college days in the mid 80's.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-15, 10:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,542
Posted By Old Yeller
To avoid the shark teeth attack, I always put the...

To avoid the shark teeth attack, I always put the chain on the large ring.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-07-15, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By Old Yeller
What about the brake levers? Nice looking group...

What about the brake levers? Nice looking group shot!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-16-15, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By Old Yeller
You need a stepped ferrule like this... Local...

You need a stepped ferrule like this... Local bike shop should have one.

http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh239/dmkiefer/DC-B92-small.jpg...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-08-15, 08:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,044
Posted By Old Yeller
"Won't the blocks eventually (maybe quickly) wear...

"Won't the blocks eventually (maybe quickly) wear back to even / parallel and put me back at square one?

Then what...repetitive re-shimming or additional bending? "

Flip the pads over and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-12-15, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By Old Yeller
I had that issue in the 80s when I was 15. That...

I had that issue in the 80s when I was 15. That one article changed me from completely satisfied with my '81 Fuji Royale to total lust for any and all reviewed. 40 years later, someone on this forum...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-22-15, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By Old Yeller
I like your design but Don't use plasti dip where...

I like your design but Don't use plasti dip where the frame contacts the wood, use a nice contrasting colored felt applied with rubber or contact cement for a more classy finish.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-12-15, 03:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,567
Posted By Old Yeller
I had the same issue on my Montello. I chose to...

I had the same issue on my Montello. I chose to leave the original decal outlines as "patina" and also use those lines to use a reference marks for aligning the replacement decals. From 5 feet away,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-10-15, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By Old Yeller
Yes, clean and grease maybe chase the threads if...

Yes, clean and grease maybe chase the threads if it's real bad but grease is good.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-26-14, 10:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,417
Posted By Old Yeller
Purchased a vintage white leather Rolls saddle...

Purchased a vintage white leather Rolls saddle for $7.76 off eBay for an unexpected present to myself.
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Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-01-14, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By Old Yeller
It's a factory screw, I have the same seat post...

It's a factory screw, I have the same seat post but I'm not at home to verify manufacturer. I'm guessing SR or Kalloy. I can double check tomorrow if someone wants to know.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-29-14, 05:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,751
Posted By Old Yeller
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh239/dmkiefer/...

http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh239/dmkiefer/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-11/5BD1EAC5-C1DD-409D-8D80-8D368253CB69_zpso1bmb09f.jpg...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-11-14, 05:07 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,193
Posted By Old Yeller
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh239/dmkiefer/...

http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh239/dmkiefer/DSCN0277.jpg (http://s257.photobucket.com/user/dmkiefer/media/DSCN0277.jpg.html)

http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh239/dmkiefer/DSCN0278.jpg...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-06-14, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By Old Yeller
Mounted tubular tire storage/care

When storing a bicycle equipped with tubular tires for the winter months, should I keep them inflated to normal pressure? Deflate? Just enough pressure to keep their shape? The bike will be hanging...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-25-14, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,006
Posted By Old Yeller
The '73ish silver and orange Fuji Newest hanging...

The '73ish silver and orange Fuji Newest hanging above the checkout counter at our old Fuji bike shop had the red dust caps. Very cool, I wonder what ever happened to that bike. That was back in 1981...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-20-14, 03:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,899
Posted By Old Yeller
Oooooooooh! I want that bottle opener. Very cool

Oooooooooh! I want that bottle opener. Very cool
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-19-14, 11:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,186
Posted By Old Yeller
Go easy on the heat or you'll lose the nice...

Go easy on the heat or you'll lose the nice chrome. As for the DO, I'd find a steel bar thick enough to just fit in the gap on the DO and long enough to get the leverage to pry it open. I would not...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-19-14, 06:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,186
Posted By Old Yeller
It's a Pinarello Montello. The internal cable...

It's a Pinarello Montello. The internal cable guide and bottle mounts are original. That frame was made around 1990, and should have Columbus SLX tubing. I would jump at that frame if it was my size....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-16-14, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 806
Posted By Old Yeller
Stop! Don't shoot! I stand corrected, they are...

Stop! Don't shoot! I stand corrected, they are very useful by keeping oil/grease from leaking out of the Campy hub causing hub to spontaneously explode.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-15-14, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 806
Posted By Old Yeller
If you gotta have them now, take a piece of black...

If you gotta have them now, take a piece of black electrical tape, cut it to match the originals and stick it on the hubs. It will be functional and barely noticible from five feet away until you...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-10-14, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,209
Posted By Old Yeller
The old Schwinn Varsity's etc. were individual...

The old Schwinn Varsity's etc. were individual letters as well as other makers. I sure would like to know how they did this.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-09-14, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,209
Posted By Old Yeller
I'm curious about the water slide decals. The...

I'm curious about the water slide decals. The original do seem to be water slide BUT are individual letters. How did they keep every letter aligned? Do the new water slides come as one large decal or...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-30-14, 08:35 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,437
Posted By Old Yeller
Where do you live, I want that!

Where do you live, I want that!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-30-14, 01:12 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,437
Posted By Old Yeller
I remember my Clemente Criterium Seta tubular...

I remember my Clemente Criterium Seta tubular tires made a unique hollow swooshing sound on clean new asphalt. I thought that was pretty cool as it was my first experience with tubular tires.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-25-14, 01:54 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,770
Posted By Old Yeller
Anyone have a picture of this mysterious poster...

Anyone have a picture of this mysterious poster you can share here with the rest of us following?
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