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Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-23-13, 10:23 AM
Replies: 62
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Posted By ebr898
Thanks Brad et all So my ST should be the...

Thanks Brad et all
So my ST should be the classic feel I am looking for. It is almost built up I have to get the shifters yet and I should take it for a test spin.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-20-13, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 426
Posted By ebr898
Yes, you have a very good stable and a very...

Yes, you have a very good stable and a very understanding wife!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-20-13, 05:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,752
Posted By ebr898
This is a 1991 early production according to the...

This is a 1991 early production according to the serial# decoded from the Vintage Cannondale site. It is a touring bike and very light. I remember test riding a used Cannondale road bike in the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-20-13, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 426
Posted By ebr898
Did you ever watch a show called "it takes a...

Did you ever watch a show called "it takes a thief" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/It_Takes_a_Thief_(2005_TV_series) One of the first places they ramsacked was the master bedroom around the bed. So...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-20-13, 02:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,752
Posted By ebr898
Question about Era's of Cannondales

I did some trading last night and came up with the parts to a 1991 Cannondale ST600. In researching it , to decide wheather to Fix to flip or keep. I came across this thread:...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-16-13, 09:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,336
Posted By ebr898
Fwiw -don't paint. Small touch ups can be done...

Fwiw -don't paint. Small touch ups can be done with sharpie marker & then coat with wax. That is how I have touched up the old Schwinn mt.bikes with smoked chrome. . I have never seen a Vintage...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-15-12, 06:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,333
Posted By ebr898
FWIW I re-did one like it. I used a GMC Denali...

FWIW I re-did one like it. I used a GMC Denali -kids road bike as a donor $17.50 off craigslist. It had 24in aero style wheels, tires, and cranks. The handle bars were junk and not recomendable...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-28-12, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,637
Posted By ebr898
You may want to check the frame for alighnment. ...

You may want to check the frame for alighnment. I have had several early Schwinn All Terrain Bikes (ATB) , before they were called Mountain Bikes. Broken rear axles were common, so a read up on...
Forum: Foo 07-20-12, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By ebr898
Reminds me of the joke: A doctor has come...

Reminds me of the joke:

A doctor has come to see one of his patients in a hospital. The patient has had major surgery to both of his hands.

"Doctor," says the man excitedly and dramatically...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-20-12, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 974
Posted By ebr898
I recognized it right off, then had to second...

I recognized it right off, then had to second guess myself , because it looks alot like the the engagment pin for "two spurving bearings ran in a direct line with the panametric fan" on Chrysler's...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-12, 01:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,946
Posted By ebr898
What I figured out after about 25% of my first...

What I figured out after about 25% of my first time was: You can move the handle bars in the stem and the stem on the bike to make it easy to reach, it is embarassing to admit that I started to lay...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-25-12, 10:05 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 19,189
Posted By ebr898
So is The Grant going to take on the Chuck...

So is The Grant going to take on the Chuck Norris genre?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-22-12, 03:00 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 19,189
Posted By ebr898
I have to admit Riv, has had good customer...

I have to admit Riv, has had good customer service when I have bought parts through them. Has any one read the books on the recomended list? I read throught "the epidemic" about parenting and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-22-12, 11:51 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 19,189
Posted By ebr898
Leaving the computer off my commuting bike, best...

Leaving the computer off my commuting bike, best thing I did.

Are we there yet? pg 10
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-22-12, 09:42 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 19,189
Posted By ebr898
Or drink the "kool-aid"

Or drink the "kool-aid"
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-22-12, 09:39 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 19,189
Posted By ebr898
Not to 10 yet? Many a moon ago.... When...

Not to 10 yet?
Many a moon ago.... When I was in college the town I was in (Manhattan, Ks) had quite a few bike shops: Raleigh dealer was a lawn and garden store, The Pathfinder which carried...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-19-12, 02:49 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 19,189
Posted By ebr898
STI is different, than this but regarding...

STI is different, than this but regarding "sheeple" .... I remember bike shops pushing grip shift , and I do not have a good opinion of gripshift.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-18-12, 07:12 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 19,189
Posted By ebr898
You asked: http://sheldonbrown.com/podcasts/ ...

You asked:
http://sheldonbrown.com/podcasts/

September 29, 2005 Grant Petersen Interview (8.8 MB mp3)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-18-12, 05:13 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 19,189
Posted By ebr898
+1 I try avoid seeing people , who I hear on...

+1 I try avoid seeing people , who I hear on the radio... they never look like what my brain has invisioned.
FWIW it took me a couple of years to figure out : ride to work slowly and...
Forum: Foo 05-18-12, 12:55 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,084
Posted By ebr898
[QUOTE=Flying Merkel;14240787]I'm starting to see...

[QUOTE=Flying Merkel;14240787]I'm starting to see them again. Guys who couldn't afford one in high school now have the money. I thought kids were going to pick up minivans and do the van thing with...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-16-12, 10:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 21,889
Posted By ebr898
Look at the bottom bracket shell, forward of the...

Look at the bottom bracket shell, forward of the chain stay bridge and you should find a threaded hole ( water bottle boss) This to anchor the cable end as you surmized, which allows the cable...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-16-12, 11:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 411
Posted By ebr898
I was perplexed by the verb piddling also, but I...

I was perplexed by the verb piddling also, but I find that working on bikes, relaxes me more than watching TV
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-16-12, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 411
Posted By ebr898
Does this article expain -relaxing while working on C/V bikes?

I read it at the Dr. office, and thought ...maybe this could help explain to my wife why I find the bike rebuilding so relaxing:

...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-12-12, 01:33 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 4,315
Posted By ebr898
I know and you know, but I took my kids to a fly...

I know and you know, but I took my kids to a fly in and I don't think it brought shivers to their spines like it does mine.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-12-12, 12:29 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 4,315
Posted By ebr898
I should have figured, the C & V crowd would have...

I should have figured, the C & V crowd would have a soft spot for the rattle of the radial engines.
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