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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-27-16, 01:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 919
Posted By SJX426
Nice bike. I wouldn't send pics to the PO unless...

Nice bike. I wouldn't send pics to the PO unless you would like to sell it back for the price you paid plus labor.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-27-16, 01:51 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 16,514
Posted By SJX426
3 flats last week, two as a result of a sliver of...

3 flats last week, two as a result of a sliver of glass embedded in the tire such that it only impinged on the tube when the tire rolled over pavement. Hard to find and diagnose.

There is a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-25-16, 04:25 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,117
Posted By SJX426
beautiful bike DAF1009!

beautiful bike DAF1009!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 07:02 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 16,514
Posted By SJX426
Beside the flat discussed in post 237ish, I had...

Beside the flat discussed in post 237ish, I had two more this last week. One on the way to work and one on the way home.

When I pumped my tires up in the morning, I noticed that the stem was bent...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-22-16, 11:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,059
Posted By SJX426
Chombi - it is AL and not steel! I bought a...

Chombi - it is AL and not steel!

I bought a fork that had cracks in the paint because it was bent in an accident. I checked under the paint because it was going to be painted anyway. Turned out...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-18-16, 04:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 661
Posted By SJX426
The Benotto look: ...

The Benotto look:
https://c7.staticflickr.com/6/5525/11467061334_d5ae75857a_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/itiFQ3)P9161245 (https://flic.kr/p/itiFQ3) by superissimo_83...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-16, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By SJX426
Motobecane Le Champion in the 1970's came with...

Motobecane Le Champion in the 1970's came with slotted Tipo's.

https://c8.staticflickr.com/4/3758/11466150415_55dcff9974_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ite23x)2008-06-15 00.30.48...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-16, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 339
Posted By SJX426
Happy B-Day DD!

Happy B-Day DD!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-13-16, 05:04 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 16,514
Posted By SJX426
Monday, on the way home, I noticed a ticking...

Monday, on the way home, I noticed a ticking sound when I coasted with my right foot all the way down. Really strange. I didn't think too much about it as I was picking up a CL find white Brooks...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-13-16, 04:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,849
Posted By SJX426
1988 Masi Gran Corsa, bought as a frame set and...

1988 Masi Gran Corsa, bought as a frame set and built with 105 drive train.
https://c6.staticflickr.com/4/3922/14374879957_a0390eddab_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nUg1ZT)P1020069...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-11-16, 09:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,592
Posted By SJX426
This discussion sparked a memory and a query with...

This discussion sparked a memory and a query with regard to a UO-8 I purchased in about 1968/9. I bought an extra wheel set for it with sew-ups. I don't remember ever changing the brakes pads for...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-10-16, 08:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 655
Posted By SJX426
I like perfect but don't own any, so no. Scrapes...

I like perfect but don't own any, so no. Scrapes down to the steel bother me as much as a small dent you can't see or notice. In terms of structural concerns, no.

But I won' try to save this:...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-07-16, 05:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 321
Posted By SJX426
Great responses above by extremely knowledgeable...

Great responses above by extremely knowledgeable people whom I have a lot of respect for.

One variable not mentioned directly (stand over comfort) in the text is the crotch bone height (CBH and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-07-16, 04:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 709
Posted By SJX426
Looks like Cane Creek also offers a lever for...

Looks like Cane Creek also offers a lever for V's. Dia Compe made some as well, often found on tandems. One of them usually has dual cable capability for operating two calipers at one time while...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-07-16, 04:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 971
Posted By SJX426
keidal, yes.

keidal, yes.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-05-16, 12:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,354
Posted By SJX426
and its Or-eh-gun not Oreee-gone

and its Or-eh-gun not Oreee-gone
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-01-16, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 306
Posted By SJX426
Tandems are unique in that the older ones often...

Tandems are unique in that the older ones often had drum brakes of one kind or another. This is what is on my Burley Duet of about 1994. The hub is threaded on both sides to accommodate a freewheel...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-01-16, 11:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 741
Posted By SJX426
Not unsafe, really, even with the 450 degree...

Not unsafe, really, even with the 450 degree curing in the oven. More of an issue of loosing the detail under the thick coating. Why have a fine bike frame with lugs and hide them with course...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-01-16, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By SJX426
Cool! Good luck on your search for parts. There...

Cool! Good luck on your search for parts. There are some other equivalent parts you can use if you want to get it in riding condition and replace parts as you find them. I believe VO as well as...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-01-16, 11:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 720
Posted By SJX426
Not C&V but I decided to go for the Patriotic...

Not C&V but I decided to go for the Patriotic scheme. I also have stars and stripes kit from Voler to go with it as well as white shoes....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-16, 04:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,254
Posted By SJX426
It is defined by you. When I purchased my...

It is defined by you. When I purchased my '83(ish) Colnago Superissimo, all I could think of was a repaint and new decals. Today, 7 years later, I wouldn't touch it. It meets the definition...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-27-16, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 304
Posted By SJX426
Oh Great! Now we need another spreadsheet with...

Oh Great! Now we need another spreadsheet with dimensions and lever ID!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-27-16, 12:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 686
Posted By SJX426
I have 7200 8spd (redundant?) on my Pinarello and...

I have 7200 8spd (redundant?) on my Pinarello and I know it weighs less than 22 lbs! Its not the group! Must be the saddle.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-26-16, 05:14 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,152
Posted By SJX426
I didn't go through the whole thread, but I have...

I didn't go through the whole thread, but I have to add these because you don't see them too often and they are a bit elegant:
https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7738/17165975728_1e4781c30e_b.jpg...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-25-16, 04:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,198
Posted By SJX426
Last wrenching was two weeks ago when I replaced...

Last wrenching was two weeks ago when I replaced the free hub on the RockHopper with one that would accept a 8 spd cassette. Had to re-dish the wheel and replace the twist shifters too. Nice...
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