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Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-15-16, 03:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,474
Posted By Erwin8r
Wow. Sorry to hear about this (I'm late to the...

Wow. Sorry to hear about this (I'm late to the party, I know...). BTDT. It sucks. The only advice I can offer is that what ultimately worked for me was to look forward, not back, deal with the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-13-16, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By Erwin8r
Joe, that helps immensely--thanks a million! Now...

Joe, that helps immensely--thanks a million! Now off to source a seat-tube mounted clamp/stop. Off to Fleabay...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-13-16, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By Erwin8r
Suntour Compe V on Peugot Mixte Help...

So, I'm finally getting around to installing the front double, thumbies, and Suntour Compe V (thanks, greg3rd48) front derailleur. But, of course, I am stumped... I think I've learned that it's a...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-31-16, 06:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,568
Posted By Erwin8r
Groo, i will third this advice. The problem...

Groo, i will third this advice. The problem wasn't in the capacity of the steel axles on your Schwinn, but rather, the wheel builds (and the same for the bars, etc--they will bend if abused). ...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-29-16, 04:23 PM
Replies: 35,989
Views: 3,686,814
Posted By Erwin8r
I hear ya--I guess that's the downside to the...

I hear ya--I guess that's the downside to the many upsides of having cool bikes listed here--there are lurkers waiting to pounce! lol
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-29-16, 03:58 PM
Replies: 35,989
Views: 3,686,814
Posted By Erwin8r
Looks like somebody here beat me to it... :( ...

Looks like somebody here beat me to it... :(

Oh well, there will be more... :)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-29-16, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,107
Posted By Erwin8r
Good stuff. I'm replacing an indexed 600 Rear...

Good stuff. I'm replacing an indexed 600 Rear der with an ol' Gran Sport on my 70's-vintage Olmo. Looks like I will be giving it a thorough going-through after reading this. Thanks!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-29-16, 02:26 PM
Replies: 35,989
Views: 3,686,814
Posted By Erwin8r
I'm in. I've made contact, so hopefully it'll...

I'm in. I've made contact, so hopefully it'll find it's way West. I've always wanted an OS-tubed bike (after having sold my MX-Leader Merckx, in the mid-90's...). :)
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-21-16, 12:48 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,184
Posted By Erwin8r
I can't even make the "almost-ran" list. Good...

I can't even make the "almost-ran" list. Good grief...

:p
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-18-16, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By Erwin8r
Looks great!

Looks great!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-18-16, 09:45 PM
Replies: 35,989
Views: 3,686,814
Posted By Erwin8r
Lol. I hear ya'. I'm patiently waiting for that...

Lol. I hear ya'. I'm patiently waiting for that Pinarello (Treviso?) in Austin from a few pages back... ��
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-15-16, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13,141
Views: 1,554,681
Posted By Erwin8r
I'm thinking he's just ignorant...

I'm thinking he's just ignorant...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-11-16, 06:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,236
Posted By Erwin8r
N+1 indeed. Resistance is futile.

N+1 indeed.

Resistance is futile.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-11-16, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By Erwin8r
Pictures help immensely with identification....

Pictures help immensely with identification....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-10-16, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By Erwin8r
Score! Great looking bike.

Score! Great looking bike.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-10-16, 04:18 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,377
Posted By Erwin8r
Lovely. I love my mini.... : ...

Lovely. I love my mini.... : http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a141/Erwin8r/e2f89c95.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-10-16, 01:44 AM
Replies: 35,989
Views: 3,686,814
Posted By Erwin8r
Some very cool things are/were shipped covered in...

Some very cool things are/were shipped covered in cosmoline... :)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-09-16, 09:13 PM
Replies: 35,989
Views: 3,686,814
Posted By Erwin8r
Are bikes shipped in cosmoline as well? :)

Are bikes shipped in cosmoline as well? :)
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-09-16, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By Erwin8r
Cool. Way too short. ;)

Cool. Way too short. ;)
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-09-16, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By Erwin8r
This looks like it might work. And...

This looks like it might work.



And this is what I've heard from everyone that uses "just" a reducer--from eTrailer or Harbor Freight, etc.

Kuat makes a very well designed one for their...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-09-16, 08:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 708
Posted By Erwin8r
At first glance, I thought this... but if the guy...

At first glance, I thought this... but if the guy took a long time to get back to me, or told me "no," then the offer has been responded to and "off the table" via the counter offer (or, in this...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-09-16, 05:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,360
Posted By Erwin8r
Wish I still lived in Seattle--this sounds like a...

Wish I still lived in Seattle--this sounds like a heck of a lot of fun.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-09-16, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 608
Posted By Erwin8r
Yeah, uh, reynolds 753 on a De Rosa???

Yeah, uh, reynolds 753 on a De Rosa???
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-09-16, 05:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,358
Posted By Erwin8r
So... the wife and I patched things up (yay!),...

So... the wife and I patched things up (yay!), and she, um, wants me to do Yoga with her. I'm very inflexible now, and of relatively significant girth, so I know I'm in for a world of hurt and...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-09-16, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By Erwin8r
"Best" Hitch reducer for mounting 1 1/4" bike rack to 2" hitch?

I bought a Kuat NV, second hand, at a great price--but.... the rack is a 1 1/4" model and my truck, of course, has a 2" hitch. I bought a Harbor Freight hitch adapter/reducer, but it wobbles like...
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