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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-25-16, 04:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 408
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
Ed. too bad that wind couldn't have been used to...

Ed. too bad that wind couldn't have been used to refill your tubulars! :p

We were hit by the wind in NH as well. It was amazing and scary to watch. A tree came down across our driveway and took...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 02:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 561
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
David, You've covered most of the options. ...

David,

You've covered most of the options. I do have a mirror which attaches to the bars with a loop around rubberband and a hook. It is quick on and off and has a bit of pivot up and down. ...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-18-16, 04:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 652
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
Speaking of comparisons between clinchers and...

Speaking of comparisons between clinchers and tubulars and wheelsets, I had one yesterday----

I went riding with a buddy. He was on his modern full Campagnolo equipped Cannondale (hubs, shifters,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-18-16, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
:innocent: ...now all we need is a full bike...

:innocent: ...now all we need is a full bike picture after the makeover! :innocent:

GB, great looking and very practical! Those Bullseye pulleys barely clear each other! :eek: Better keep any...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-16, 03:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
One detail I believe I'm seeing, and the Serial...

One detail I believe I'm seeing, and the Serial Number says it is not a Paramount.

Is there a double rear brake cable guide near the front of the top tube (right hand side)? If so, this is a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-16, 03:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 391
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
"Hippy"!?! That's Santa in summertime training...

"Hippy"!?! That's Santa in summertime training mode! Can't you see the resemblance? :p
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-03-16, 03:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 350
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
Happy 40th anniversary Bill and Monica! May you...

Happy 40th anniversary Bill and Monica! May you enjoy many more together--- whether riding your C&V bikes or in whatever you are doing to enjoy each others love!

Just curious, did you have a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-01-16, 04:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 823
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
Atom, Maillard, Regina, or Everest would all be...

Atom, Maillard, Regina, or Everest would all be period correct and appropriately European vintage if you desire to keep it mostly original.

Have you removed the current freewheel yet? If so the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-28-16, 04:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 652
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
Ol, Danl, I'm having the same issue and can't...

Ol, Danl, I'm having the same issue and can't read it due to the focus and size. Another possibility would be to take closer pictures of each side or even 4 pictures, with 2 for each page.

I...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-28-16, 04:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
:thumb: A picture of the suspect :twitchy:...

:thumb:

A picture of the suspect :twitchy: might also provide the OP with more information and additional options. :innocent:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-22-16, 11:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 871
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
Spoonrobot, I lived in the Atlanta area for 10...

Spoonrobot, I lived in the Atlanta area for 10 years at the end of the 20th century. I still have family there and visit 1-2 per year. The experience made me want to give up bike riding. They...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-22-16, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 871
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
@Ed. just another example of your tax dollars...

@Ed. just another example of your tax dollars being spent wisely, efficiently, and in a way which benefits the most people. :innocent:

Can a 6" high curb actually stop an out of control vehicle?...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-21-16, 04:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 652
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
"...which are these?" The Hi-E hubs??? The...

"...which are these?" The Hi-E hubs??? The Simplex skewers??? I'm not certain what you are asking.

The rims are Faimme red label tubulars. I'm running 28mm Schwalbe Ones. Hate the label but...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-20-16, 01:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 652
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
FWIIW, I bought a pair of the plastic/nylon Hi-E...

FWIIW, I bought a pair of the plastic/nylon Hi-E Wing Nut skewers from First Flight for my Hi-E hubs. While cool looking, I don't recommend doing so. There was no way to make them tight enough,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-19-16, 07:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 476
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
Tom, Something I've noticed with Shimano...

Tom,

Something I've noticed with Shimano freewheels, especially the older 6 speed models such as 600s and MZs, is that the outer bearing race/lock ring is only hand tight. Every other...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-15-16, 04:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,157
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
Ed. you and your tubulars! :p Like a police...

Ed. you and your tubulars! :p Like a police officer and his/her gun, or a doctor and her/his stethoscope, or a preacher and his ;) Bible.

Sounds as if the LBS helped sort out the rims. Will you...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-15-16, 04:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 809
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
Then you repair it like any other tubular :eek:...

Then you repair it like any other tubular :eek: or you throw it away. :p

Actually, Tufo sort of expects you to purchase their version of "Slime" and run in the tube which will instantly fix...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-10-16, 06:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 511
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
Chas, I don't think the sprockets on that...

Chas,

I don't think the sprockets on that model can be reversed. It is too new. On the older 5 speeds this was the case.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-10-16, 05:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,050
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
FWIIW, I have a '71 Paramount P-13 (Reynolds 531)...

FWIIW, I have a '71 Paramount P-13 (Reynolds 531) and an '83 Paramount Standard (Columbus ???). Both are 24"/60cm frames. The '83 flexes ever so slightly more than the '71 when standing to climb or...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-07-16, 11:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 862
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
FWIIW, FTW aka Frank the Welder is welding Spooky...

FWIIW, FTW aka Frank the Welder is welding Spooky frames for the past few months.
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-03-16, 05:25 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,105
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
BD, if you can't find a ST with cantilever...

BD, if you can't find a ST with cantilever brakes, but find one with calibers, don't write it off. Just upgrade to Paul Racer center pull calipers. They stop every bit as well! :D
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-02-16, 08:01 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,105
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
My '88 ST400 is a great ride. Very comfortable...

My '88 ST400 is a great ride. Very comfortable and rides with 28mm tires and fenders well. It was my main rider over the winter. We had a warm Christmas Day when I took this "selfie." Shorts in...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-02-16, 04:38 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,105
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
Brad, thanks for this description and the change...

Brad, thanks for this description and the change in tubing shape between the 3.0 and 2.8. I've never seen a 3.0 in person. Hopefully if I had I would have noticed the difference in the tubing...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-31-16, 08:18 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 15,235
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
sloar, beautiful! :thumb:

sloar, beautiful! :thumb:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-31-16, 07:43 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,105
Posted By pastorbobnlnh
"3.0" is the weight of the frame (and maybe the...

"3.0" is the weight of the frame (and maybe the fork, but I'm not certain) in pounds (not kilos). I have a '93 R600 with the same cantilever frame and it is a "2.8" (again the weight in pounds and...
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