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    I like your design but Don't use plasti dip where...

    I like your design but Don't use plasti dip where the frame contacts the wood, use a nice contrasting colored felt applied with rubber or contact cement for a more classy finish.
  2. I had the same issue on my Montello. I chose to...

    I had the same issue on my Montello. I chose to leave the original decal outlines as "patina" and also use those lines to use a reference marks for aligning the replacement decals. From 5 feet away,...
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    Yes, clean and grease maybe chase the threads if...

    Yes, clean and grease maybe chase the threads if it's real bad but grease is good.
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    Purchased a vintage white leather Rolls saddle...

    Purchased a vintage white leather Rolls saddle for $7.76 off eBay for an unexpected present to myself.
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  5. It's a factory screw, I have the same seat post...

    It's a factory screw, I have the same seat post but I'm not at home to verify manufacturer. I'm guessing SR or Kalloy. I can double check tomorrow if someone wants to know.
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    http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh239/dmkiefer/...

    http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh239/dmkiefer/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-11/5BD1EAC5-C1DD-409D-8D80-8D368253CB69_zpso1bmb09f.jpg
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    http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh239/dmkiefer/DSCN0277.jpg

    http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh239/dmkiefer/DSCN0278.jpg

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    Mounted tubular tire storage/care

    When storing a bicycle equipped with tubular tires for the winter months, should I keep them inflated to normal pressure? Deflate? Just enough pressure to keep their shape? The bike will be hanging...
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    The '73ish silver and orange Fuji Newest hanging...

    The '73ish silver and orange Fuji Newest hanging above the checkout counter at our old Fuji bike shop had the red dust caps. Very cool, I wonder what ever happened to that bike. That was back in 1981...
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    Oooooooooh! I want that bottle opener. Very cool

    Oooooooooh! I want that bottle opener. Very cool
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    Go easy on the heat or you'll lose the nice...

    Go easy on the heat or you'll lose the nice chrome. As for the DO, I'd find a steel bar thick enough to just fit in the gap on the DO and long enough to get the leverage to pry it open. I would not...
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    It's a Pinarello Montello. The internal cable...

    It's a Pinarello Montello. The internal cable guide and bottle mounts are original. That frame was made around 1990, and should have Columbus SLX tubing. I would jump at that frame if it was my size....
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    Stop! Don't shoot! I stand corrected, they are...

    Stop! Don't shoot! I stand corrected, they are very useful by keeping oil/grease from leaking out of the Campy hub causing hub to spontaneously explode.
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    If you gotta have them now, take a piece of black...

    If you gotta have them now, take a piece of black electrical tape, cut it to match the originals and stick it on the hubs. It will be functional and barely noticible from five feet away until you...
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    The old Schwinn Varsity's etc. were individual...

    The old Schwinn Varsity's etc. were individual letters as well as other makers. I sure would like to know how they did this.
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    I'm curious about the water slide decals. The...

    I'm curious about the water slide decals. The original do seem to be water slide BUT are individual letters. How did they keep every letter aligned? Do the new water slides come as one large decal or...
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    Where do you live, I want that!

    Where do you live, I want that!
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    I remember my Clemente Criterium Seta tubular...

    I remember my Clemente Criterium Seta tubular tires made a unique hollow swooshing sound on clean new asphalt. I thought that was pretty cool as it was my first experience with tubular tires.
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    Anyone have a picture of this mysterious poster you can share here with the rest of us following?
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    393598 I wish Cannondale still made the gloves...

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    I wish Cannondale still made the gloves they made in the early '80's. The gloves I wore had the smooth side of the leather on the inside and made them super comfortable and easy to remove.
  21. Wow! Is there nothing you can't find on the...

    Wow! Is there nothing you can't find on the internet these days? If I had this wealth of information when I wat 14, I would be extremely dangerous!
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    The "plastic nut" just a plastic cover over a...

    The "plastic nut" just a plastic cover over a metal nut. The key to a quick release skewers success on a steel frame is it must be made of steel. Both the nut and cam need to be made of steel, not...
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    I have a blue 1990 Montello acquired from an...

    I have a blue 1990 Montello acquired from an ex-racer co-worker for $50 in 2005. It had been crashed in a criterium race and suffered some front end damage but was re-aligned by local builder. There...
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    Campy Super Record would look nice on that frame...

    Campy Super Record would look nice on that frame as well and might be cheaper than C Record.
  25. A appropriately sized stick works just as well as...

    A appropriately sized stick works just as well as the Blackburn Stopblock on my mountain bike in the woods. It's free and biodegradable.
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