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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-16-16, 08:58 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By obrentharris
UV light can both have similar effects to this. ...

UV light can both have similar effects to this. Do you store the bike in a place that gets direct sunlight?
Ozone will also degrade rubber. Do you store it next to something that has a large...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-16-16, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 387
Posted By obrentharris
Bravo! Brent

Bravo!

Brent
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-16-16, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5,437
Views: 910,748
Posted By obrentharris
My 15 minutes of (sorta) fame... Earlier...

My 15 minutes of (sorta) fame...

Earlier this year I posted in this thread about the vintage categories at Keyesville Classic MTB Race which my friend Paul and I entered on our old Team Rock...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-16-16, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9,142
Views: 656,400
Posted By obrentharris
Wow! Fabulous triathlon: biking, paddling,...

Wow! Fabulous triathlon: biking, paddling, clamming. Sounds like a stellar day.
Brent
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-16-16, 04:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,791
Posted By obrentharris
Others have mentioned this in passing, but it...

Others have mentioned this in passing, but it bears repeating: A bike that doesn't fit you is worse than mediocre, regardless of the pedigree of the tubing or the brilliance of the builder.
Brent
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 07-16-16, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By obrentharris
An iconic frame from a legendary workshop! Brent

An iconic frame from a legendary workshop!
Brent
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-16-16, 09:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 555
Posted By obrentharris
I find their seat-to-handlebar recommendations...

I find their seat-to-handlebar recommendations particularly problematic since there is such a wide variety of saddle lengths and shapes out there.
Brent
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-16-16, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9,142
Views: 656,400
Posted By obrentharris
Yes! Thanks for the great photos of "the beauty...

Yes!
Thanks for the great photos of "the beauty right at home."
Brent
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-14-16, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By obrentharris
Very cool bikes! In what country are you? ...

Very cool bikes!
In what country are you?
Brent
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-13-16, 06:27 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,713
Posted By obrentharris
rhm I suppose your point regarding the handbags...

rhm I suppose your point regarding the handbags is that I am letting price dictate my taste, mildly insulting I think.

But you've been around this forum longer than I, long enough to know that...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-13-16, 03:57 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,713
Posted By obrentharris
Now why didn't I think to do that? Thanks...

Now why didn't I think to do that?
Thanks Colonel.
Brent
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-13-16, 11:05 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,713
Posted By obrentharris
I like those cranks. ...

I like those cranks. http://ep1.pinkbike.org/p4pb12378153/p4pb12378153.jpg

Anyone have pictures of them on a bike?
Brent
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-12-16, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By obrentharris
Thanks to all of you! That is exactly what I...

Thanks to all of you!
That is exactly what I wanted to know.
Brent
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-11-16, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By obrentharris
6spd & 7spd uniglide cog compatibility?

This is my first foray into the world of syncro shifters and 7 speed freewheels. I have 2 Dura Ace 7-speed freewheels, 12-24 and 13-26. I am trying to build a 12-28 or 29. The larger cogs are...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-10-16, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 339
Posted By obrentharris
Yes. It works fine. Brent

Yes.
It works fine.
Brent
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-09-16, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9,142
Views: 656,400
Posted By obrentharris
First ride on the new bike. I live in the...

First ride on the new bike.
I live in the watershed of the Lagunitas Creek. Most of my rides either begin or end by crossing some of the bridges over this creek. So yesterday's ride was the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-09-16, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 324
Posted By obrentharris
The revenge of the Lac bug. Brent

The revenge of the Lac bug.
Brent
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-09-16, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 324
Posted By obrentharris
"Shellac is a resin secreted by the female lac ...

"Shellac is a resin secreted by the female lac bug, on trees in the forests of India and Thailand. It is processed and sold as dry flakes (pictured) and dissolved in ethanol to make liquid shellac,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-09-16, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By obrentharris
Those delivery bikes had a smaller front wheel to...

Those delivery bikes had a smaller front wheel to accommodate the big basket or rack on the front.

Post a couple of pictures and you may get a better response.

Brent
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-07-16, 08:23 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 37,410
Posted By obrentharris
Otis that Bishop is exquisite! I really like the...

Otis that Bishop is exquisite! I really like the sculpted nature of the fillet work on the lugs and fork crown. Congratulations.
Brent
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-06-16, 08:46 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 37,410
Posted By obrentharris
First guess? Very impressive MauriceMoss! ...

First guess? Very impressive MauriceMoss!

Now that the cat's out of the bag I'll post some pictures of the bike I finally found after searching for 4 years.
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-06-16, 07:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 567
Posted By obrentharris
Zappa's brief affair with the bicycle as a...

Zappa's brief affair with the bicycle as a musical instrument was before the development of the accursed spoke tensiometer which killed true bicycle musical artistry forever by making all the spokes...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-06-16, 06:20 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 37,410
Posted By obrentharris
Anyone Want to Play "Name That Builder"? You...

Anyone Want to Play "Name That Builder"?

You guys are so good at bike ID that I'll start with a couple of harder clues. If no one guesses correctly I'll move on to some of this builder's...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-06-16, 08:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 567
Posted By obrentharris
"Jazz is not dead: It just smells funny." ...

"Jazz is not dead: It just smells funny."


Yellow Shark is the album of his I still listen to regularly.

Brent
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-05-16, 12:47 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 25,879
Posted By obrentharris
Gluing tubulars: If I post something goofy this...

Gluing tubulars: If I post something goofy this afternoon you'll know the room wasn't well enough ventilated!
Brent
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