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  1. Thread: New to me

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    Check the back side of the Brake Caliper arms,...

    Check the back side of the Brake Caliper arms, there may be a date code stamped there...often is.
  2. And that IS one of the problems at the...

    And that IS one of the problems at the CoOp...folks want an easy, quick build, not one that needs a LOT of work JUST on the frame before rebuilding....I helped clean out a garage for a guy who called...
  3. OK...not QUITE an Ironman...an earlier...

    OK...not QUITE an Ironman...an earlier Centurion...collected for the local CoOp...not sure if she is salvageable or not...mostly surface rust...Chrome, cottered cranks, chrome wheels...OLD school!...
  4. 86 Trek Elance 400T, ST 63.5cm, TT...

    86 Trek Elance 400T, ST 63.5cm, TT 58.5cm....Reynolds 531 frame
  5. For application, there is always something like...

    For application, there is always something like this....been looking for a decent used one for a while now!
    http://www.homedepot.com/p/Alltrade-6-oz-Oil-Can-******-Type-with-Base-648750/204505279#...
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    Sticky: This the beastie you are looking for, appears to...

    This the beastie you are looking for, appears to be about 5/8" on the skinny part
    http://i413.photobucket.com/albums/pp216/Holedigger_photos/Clamp-2_zps23f79dbb.jpg...
  7. Thread: Eureka!!!!

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    I see a BIKE TOUR is in order! By the thread...

    I see a BIKE TOUR is in order! By the thread title, I thought we were talking Classic & Vintage Vacuum Cleaners!;)
  8. Thread: 3D Printing

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    Yes...but.... "with some parts costing less than...

    Yes...but.... "with some parts costing less than 100".....to get the strength and quality.....it will still cost. There is hope in the future, costs will come down and quality will go up.
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    A "Balmy" 46 here in St Pete this morning...NO,...

    A "Balmy" 46 here in St Pete this morning...NO, not a bike ride, drove my son to school after he "Missed" his bus...quiet on the beach...VERY cold wind blowing from the north...very few joggers and...
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    After dropping my son off at school this morning,...

    After dropping my son off at school this morning, cruised by the waterfront and took some pics of the heavy fog. St Pete Yacht Basin...
  11. It does sound like a BB problem. Slip the chain...

    It does sound like a BB problem. Slip the chain off and see what the crankset sounds like all by itself. It is hard to replicate the torque of a power stroke, but feel for grittiness or catching. It...
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    Sticky: Here are several more potential sources for that...

    Here are several more potential sources for that cone (funny...THEY list wheelsmfg as a source with 4 in stock! Crazy interweb!)...
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    Sticky: Are the races in a 1055 hub replaceable? I do not...

    Are the races in a 1055 hub replaceable? I do not see them listed as "parts" anywhere. Pretty much any decent LBS should have plenty of bearings in stock. Cones and such....a bit of a different...
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    A quick search comes up with this nugget from...

    A quick search comes up with this nugget from SCOOPER, from a few years back.
    "It appears "331" is a proprietary Fuji chromium molybdenum tubing.

    1983 Fuji America catalog page...
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    Guess I AM getting a bit jaded....ONLY 5!?! Seems...

    Guess I AM getting a bit jaded....ONLY 5!?! Seems like not enough! :) Looks wimpy!
    http://i413.photobucket.com/albums/pp216/Holedigger_photos/BS-Beacon-Rigina_zps285f87ed.jpg
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    About 1,445 mi logged, highest proportion on my...

    About 1,445 mi logged, highest proportion on my 87 Bridgestone 550. Up a bit from last year...considering I was logging (well NOT logging) under 50 a year before that...MTB around the neighborhood, I...
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    WOW! Nice haul....we have some nice stuff here...

    WOW! Nice haul....we have some nice stuff here too, but NOT priced like that! Last week, "Vintage Schwinn Varsity" needs tires, saddle, chain....$225....um....NO!!!!! Nice stuff does pop up, but if...
  18. Here is a link to a sizing chart...it will give...

    Here is a link to a sizing chart...it will give you a rough idea of the size you should be looking for, but it is mostly about leg length. I have a long torso, so I tend to go with the larger end of...
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    Rinse down with clean water, dry well, wax once...

    Rinse down with clean water, dry well, wax once in a while, keep it well lubed....do NOT ride in salt water. I live a few blocks from salt water, I ride over and along side salt water all the time....
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    Well, I guess I should admit I DO have this BSO,...

    Well, I guess I should admit I DO have this BSO, Magna....perhaps not all that ugly, and fairly trustworthy, for those 2 or 3 times I year I HAVE to go offroad riding...have slowly been upgrading it...
  21. Then there are those who just disappear, under...

    Then there are those who just disappear, under ominous circumstances, like Mike Rust, MTB designer turned hermit...
    http://www.bicycling.com/news/featured-stories/missing-man
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    Rode downtown St Pete for the 100th Anniversary...

    Rode downtown St Pete for the 100th Anniversary of Commercial Flight event. 100 years ago today, paid passenger service started between St Pete and Tampa. An aircraft was scratch built by Kermit...
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    I think it was about 1975, White, Coast-2-Coast...

    I think it was about 1975, White, Coast-2-Coast brand, lugged steel, chrome rims, chrome crankset, Suntour running gear, beat it to death on my paper route, LaCrosse Tribune. That is ME on the beast,...
  24. OH NO! Are these toxic too?!? ;) Have not yet...

    OH NO! Are these toxic too?!? ;) Have not yet decided if I am doing 27s with these and throwing them on my Torpado, or something else...Vintage Campy HAVE a LOOK! ...
  25. Dang!!! Merry Christmas to YOU!!!

    Dang!!! Merry Christmas to YOU!!!
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