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    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.
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    Yes, you have a very good stable and a very...

    Yes, you have a very good stable and a very understanding wife!
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    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...
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    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...
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    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:...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. Thread: Sewing question

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    Reminds me of the joke: A doctor has come to...

    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...
  10. 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...
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    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...
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    So is The Grant going to take on the Chuck...

    So is The Grant going to take on the Chuck Norris genre?
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    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...
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    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
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    Or drink the "kool-aid"

    Or drink the "kool-aid"
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    Not to 10 yet? Many a moon ago.... When I...

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

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

    September 29, 2005 Grant Petersen Interview (8.8 MB mp3)
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    +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...
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    [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...
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    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...
  22. 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
  23. 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:

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    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.
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    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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