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  1. I'm certain I have spent more on bikes in the...

    I'm certain I have spent more on bikes in the last ten years than the cars I bought in the same time period, which says more about the cars I drive than what I spend on bikes.
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    Never had a problem doing 6-7-8 speed ones by...

    Never had a problem doing 6-7-8 speed ones by hand, 9-10 I ended up grinding a needle nose I found in the street into a link plier
  3. I dump it in my drain oil that goes to the dump...

    I dump it in my drain oil that goes to the dump for recycling
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    It's not cheap for a high quality job. Cyclart...

    It's not cheap for a high quality job.
    Cyclart

    Custom Bicycle Paint by Jason Sanchez
  5. Question - What difference would it make if a...

    Question - What difference would it make if a thread is rolled or cut if it's a standard size such as xx" X yy tpi? If it meets the standards for ID, OD pitch diameter etc. wouldn't a die roll down...
  6. I would guess the grease viscosity, especially at...

    I would guess the grease viscosity, especially at lower temps, would have much more effect on power consumption than bearing grade.
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    http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/361558-r...

    http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/361558-retro-roadies-old-frames-sti-s-ergos.html
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    Rolling bicycle frame tube dents...

    Rolling bicycle frame tube dents

    alternate method that looks like way more fun!
    ShelBroCo Dent Removal System
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    Paint job still has to be factored into the...

    Paint job still has to be factored into the repair cost, not to mention time to strip and remount the components.
  10. I do most of my wrenching myself but when it may...

    I do most of my wrenching myself but when it may involve tools that are not worth the expense I'll use a LBS. I rarely use the same one and spread the work around (mostly based on convenience in my...
  11. Never had a local shop work on that kind of...

    Never had a local shop work on that kind of stuff, but I'd call Bens and Corey and see what they think, charge wise.
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    Uhmm, call the 800 number on the can and talk to...

    Uhmm, call the 800 number on the can and talk to the manufacturer? See what they suggest
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    I've drilled & tapped dropouts before for racks...

    I've drilled & tapped dropouts before for racks on trail a bikes so you have a rack to carry stuff. Not a big deal. Personally I use loctite on rack bolts rather than grease as they can loosen up...
  14. I usually disassemble the brakes and polish each...

    I usually disassemble the brakes and polish each part, then lube when you put them back together.Take lots of pictures of how things go together as these projects tend to take longer than the memory...
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    What we use on some "minimum security" things are...

    What we use on some "minimum security" things are a bit longer bolt, then booger up the threads past the nut or "deformed lock nuts"
  16. Schwinn Kickstand Removal With No Special Tools |...

    Schwinn Kickstand Removal With No Special Tools | The UNDERGROUND!
  17. The original QR - Wingnuts. Nuts Bolts Washers...

    The original QR - Wingnuts.
    Nuts Bolts Washers Hardware
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    marine trailer wheel bearing grease from the auto...

    marine trailer wheel bearing grease from the auto parts store.
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    Buy a donor bike off craigslist. I don't know how...

    Buy a donor bike off craigslist. I don't know how many freeheel wheelsets I have lying around from bikes I bought and upgraded, keeping the old parts.
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    Channel locks will also work on the lock ring....

    Channel locks will also work on the lock ring. Both cups can come out but the "fixed" (not adjustable) usually gives a pretty good fight.
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    Cheap cotter press easily made at home. I made...

    Cheap cotter press easily made at home. I made one haven't used it yet as my only cottered bike I overhauled not long ago.
    http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/731167-16-cotter-press.html
  22. We have a pub crawl that while not C&V per se,...

    We have a pub crawl that while not C&V per se, many of the bikes are.
    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Steel-Is-Real-Milwaukee-2014/132875770091592
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    Do triple and lightest weight ever belong in the...

    Do triple and lightest weight ever belong in the same sentence?
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    I've done both an '87 and currently a '91 400....

    I've done both an '87 and currently a '91 400. Piece of cake. Late model stuff goes right on with some minor issues. I believe I had to drill for recessed brakes on the 87 maybe the bridge on the 91....
  25. Leave it in one gear and don't shift?

    Leave it in one gear and don't shift?
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