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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-16, 06:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 422
Posted By qcpmsame
Glad that you got the race on properly, I could...

Glad that you got the race on properly, I could tell how frustrated you had become from reading your very first post. Like said above, this is when it is best to put the work aside and just...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-16, 06:18 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 13,838
Posted By qcpmsame
I imagine it does feel a bit sprightly with that...

I imagine it does feel a bit sprightly with that high pressure in the tires, it would be fine as long as the pavement is fairly good, but I would think your fillings would get rattled on some...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-16, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By qcpmsame
Beautiful bike, at that price you couldn't really...

Beautiful bike, at that price you couldn't really go wrong. That should get a lot more riding now that you have refreshed yourself with its attributes. Enjoy it like it was meant to be.

Bill
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-16, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By qcpmsame
Always admired that model Schwinn, congrats on...

Always admired that model Schwinn, congrats on licking it up. Welcome to the C&V, looks like you'll fit right in here with us.

Bill
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-23-16, 06:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 541
Posted By qcpmsame
Those that have said Sheldon was a source of...

Those that have said Sheldon was a source of immense bicycle knowledge, but he was human are spot on correct. I think he would be fine with the men that have assumed the upkeep, and their updating of...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-22-16, 08:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 712
Posted By qcpmsame
Agree with Jim completely, I would not ride that...

Agree with Jim completely, I would not ride that frame until it was thoroughly checked out by someone competent to assess it. Its aluminum, if it is a crack in the tubing, or the weld material, it...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-22-16, 07:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 702
Posted By qcpmsame
Sad to lose someone to a drunk, impaired driver,...

Sad to lose someone to a drunk, impaired driver, regardless how they were struck, be it walking, driving or riding. Hopefully the driver won't get off easily, but history is ont on our side,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-22-16, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 214
Posted By qcpmsame
Welcome aboard, if you have your wife into the...

Welcome aboard, if you have your wife into the bicycles, you are indeed a lucky man. Finding her a bike to restore should be some time well spent getting her totally in the sport.

Bill
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-22-16, 07:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,638
Posted By qcpmsame
Looking good, very nice pedal setup for your new...

Looking good, very nice pedal setup for your new build. Are those Campagnolo Nuovo Record Pista? They don't seem to have the outside loop, looking at your pics. Those look like new, and the Cinelli...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-22-16, 05:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 387
Posted By qcpmsame
Absolutely beautiful, it should be fantastic when...

Absolutely beautiful, it should be fantastic when it is built to your liking. Don't keep us in the dark as you build this one up, please, lots of reports and pics would be a nice treat.

Bill
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-22-16, 04:48 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,569
Posted By qcpmsame
bulldog1935, You lost me at P-chem:twitchy:, I...

bulldog1935,
You lost me at P-chem:twitchy:, I avoided that one completely. It was a major reason for abandoning a Chemical Eng:foo: degree, and switching to Environmental Eng. Just wasn't in the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-21-16, 06:00 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,569
Posted By qcpmsame
Say three Hail Eddys and one Our Lady of...

Say three Hail Eddys and one Our Lady of Ghisallo, go and sin no more my son......
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-21-16, 05:58 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,569
Posted By qcpmsame
Glad to see another slide rule user/owner here, I...

Glad to see another slide rule user/owner here, I know several of the old school engineers here have put in their use of them over the years. I use and collect them, its a good way of teaching...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-21-16, 07:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 514
Posted By qcpmsame
This one gets the "Made MY Day" award. Well done...

This one gets the "Made MY Day" award. Well done Bruce, after your low point following that bad crash reading this post puts a nice topper on your riding comeback. Keep up the hard work, it will pay...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-21-16, 06:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 445
Posted By qcpmsame
The thing that struck me as I scrolled through...

The thing that struck me as I scrolled through the pictures, was that most likely their earnings were a big part of their families income. Food on the table and paying the rent came first, I imagine....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-21-16, 06:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 650
Posted By qcpmsame
+1, only reason I have for setting the adjusters...

+1, only reason I have for setting the adjusters in a particular position. I set the wheel first, then I set the adjusters to the axle. Once they are set, as long as the cogs stay the same I leave...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-21-16, 05:55 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,569
Posted By qcpmsame
My pleasure, and welcome to the C&V Forum,...

My pleasure, and welcome to the C&V Forum, belatedly. I got my daughter interested in road bikes a few years back, she now has my old R500 C'Dale, up in Atlanta. I've sent her a copy of Zinn's, "Zen...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-21-16, 05:45 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,569
Posted By qcpmsame
^^^, Raisin' em right:thumb:, as the folks down...

^^^, Raisin' em right:thumb:, as the folks down here in the deep south say. Beautiful lever action rifle there, Bulldog, very nice, very, very nice! And, a beautiful bamboo fly rod on top of...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-20-16, 06:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,929
Posted By qcpmsame
Must have shook the log jam loose, good on you....

Must have shook the log jam loose, good on you. Glad that you finally got your tires.

Bill
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-20-16, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By qcpmsame
Another vote for a brake tune up, I'd take them...

Another vote for a brake tune up, I'd take them off and clean everything completely, then reassemble them with new pads, some Kool Stop pads of which ever compound you want. New inner cable housings...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-20-16, 05:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,737
Posted By qcpmsame
Handsome, well thought out build. That just gets...

Handsome, well thought out build. That just gets it right for what they intended the Allez to be at that point in time. I really like the use of the Campagnolo group, admittedly I am prejudiced...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-19-16, 07:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,929
Posted By qcpmsame
I have never gotten caught up there, every order...

I have never gotten caught up there, every order from Ribble came through as smooth as could be. I was worried about my order with the group set and wheels getting held up, they packaged it in a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-19-16, 07:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 536
Posted By qcpmsame
Work-stand came with a front wheel steady, its...

Work-stand came with a front wheel steady, its attached to the upright. A collar on the upright with a piece of small diameter tubing that has a hook on the end is all it is.

After seeing the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-19-16, 07:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,929
Posted By qcpmsame
Ryp, I have a feeling the package got stuck in...

Ryp, I have a feeling the package got stuck in Custom's hell. I don't pretend to find a logic to which packages get held up by them. I hope you get your tires most riki-tik though.

Bill
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-19-16, 06:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,055
Posted By qcpmsame
That frameset turned out really nice, Randy. I...

That frameset turned out really nice, Randy. I like the head tube, and seat tube with panels and the bands. It looks like what an Italian classic should present as, to me.

I have this mental...
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