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Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-23-11, 09:48 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,979
Posted By Plymouthfan
I really enjoyed this thread! I just stumbwled...

I really enjoyed this thread! I just stumbwled across it this morning and read the entire thing in one shot. I have to admit, i didnt think you were going to go through with such a beautiful...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-29-11, 08:22 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,642
Posted By Plymouthfan
Oldest, 1918-ish Columbia ...

Oldest, 1918-ish Columbia
http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b237/topper69/image-3.jpg

Newest, 2001 Bianchi Pista. I like to think of it as the modern version of the above bike....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-29-11, 08:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 995
Posted By Plymouthfan
Thanks so much for all the pics! I really love...

Thanks so much for all the pics! I really love seeing anything "blackout" sold during the war.

Amazing bike, good luck!
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-11-11, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,188
Posted By Plymouthfan
My personal opinion, chances are your schellac...

My personal opinion, chances are your schellac may have performed poorly because it wasn't cured.

I always wanted to know... Did people actually shellac and wrap stuff with twine back in the day...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-01-11, 06:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,676
Posted By Plymouthfan
Awesome bike! What is that?

Awesome bike! What is that?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-01-11, 06:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,676
Posted By Plymouthfan
Honestly it was the last thing I expected to...

Honestly it was the last thing I expected to build. Initially I was going to build a budget path racer from whatever three speed beater frame I could find, more of a tribute, and I was happy with...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-30-11, 11:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,255
Posted By Plymouthfan
I have them on my Bianchi. They're a really nice,...

I have them on my Bianchi. They're a really nice, well made crank from what I can tell. The track editions were $150 out the door.

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b237/topper69/cranks.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-30-11, 10:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,676
Posted By Plymouthfan
The only way to have actual control of the...

The only way to have actual control of the steering is riding it in the drops, which is at an extreme angle. It kinda hurts my neck, lol. This stem is meant to be slammed all the way down, I have it...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-30-11, 10:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,676
Posted By Plymouthfan
Well the front sprocket is a 26 tooth, rear cog...

Well the front sprocket is a 26 tooth, rear cog is 9. With 28 inch wheels it works out to about 81 gear inches, I think.

The original rear cog was an 18 tooth. I ground every other tooth off to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-30-11, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 651
Posted By Plymouthfan
One of my dream bikes right here. I LOVE...

One of my dream bikes right here. I LOVE Professionals and I really love that color combo. It has class written all over it.

Good luck with your build!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-11, 07:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,676
Posted By Plymouthfan
OMG for that money I could build a time machine...

OMG for that money I could build a time machine and pick up some originals, lol
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-11, 05:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,676
Posted By Plymouthfan
fixed :)

fixed :)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-11, 04:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,676
Posted By Plymouthfan
Thanks everyone! It rides pretty good all...

Thanks everyone!

It rides pretty good all things considered, although my aging back isn't as happy as I am, lol.


Well it's a mutt because it's a mix of a bunch of brands from different...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-11, 03:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,676
Posted By Plymouthfan
Scorcher mutt project COMPLETE! Pics!

I've been smiling ear to ear all day and have blown off anything I was "supposed" to do to ride my new scorcher mutt. I am in love with it, I hope you like it!

It's a pre 1919 Columbia Roadster...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-27-11, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,062,958
Posted By Plymouthfan
I'm gonna post my townie here if that's cool... ...

I'm gonna post my townie here if that's cool...

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b237/topper69/bike1-1.jpg
http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b237/topper69/bike2.jpg
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-26-11, 03:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 446
Posted By Plymouthfan
LOL, no, just black.

LOL, no, just black.
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-26-11, 11:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 446
Posted By Plymouthfan
Definitely keep the og finish if it's in decent...

Definitely keep the og finish if it's in decent shape. It's way stronger than anything that;ll come out of a can.... and definitely let it cure as long as possible before assembling.

I rattle...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-21-11, 04:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By Plymouthfan
Good news. That'll make my measuring much easier....

Good news. That'll make my measuring much easier. Thanks for the help.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-20-11, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By Plymouthfan
Offset spoke holes and spoke length

Let me say this is my first wheel build from scratch, first spoke calculating as well.

I'm stumped on the the whole spoke hole offset. So if I were to be calculating spoke length, would you say...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-18-11, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Plymouthfan
Over the winter I replaced my entire drive line,...

Over the winter I replaced my entire drive line, new cranks/chainring/bb, new chain, and new rear cog and always had a slight noise since I installed them which annoyed the hell out of me. Last week...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-18-11, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,874
Posted By Plymouthfan
Here's a pic of the cog. This was from my...

Here's a pic of the cog.

This was from my Perry 40 14 coaster brake I'm using. I removed every other tooth to accept the inch pitch chain. ...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-18-11, 11:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,874
Posted By Plymouthfan
It'll get the job done! I'm happy, all the...

It'll get the job done!

I'm happy, all the links are free and it's a lot better looking than it was when I got it.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-18-11, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,874
Posted By Plymouthfan
Well that sort of worked.

Well that sort of worked.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-18-11, 11:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,874
Posted By Plymouthfan
Chain is all cleaned derusted and lubed. ...

Chain is all cleaned derusted and lubed.

Hope this pic works. Trying this entire post from my phone lol

http://emob20.photobucket.com/albums/b237/topper69/image-1.jpg?t=1308418364
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-18-11, 12:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,874
Posted By Plymouthfan
Thanks for all the help. I soaked it for a few...

Thanks for all the help. I soaked it for a few days and everything is much better. I still have a few links that need work though. I think I'm going to hit it with a brass wheel to remove some of the...
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