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Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-12, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10,324
Views: 2,961,386
Posted By Spookeay Bird

Sweet ride, Love the colours.

Sweet ride, Love the colours.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-12, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10,324
Views: 2,961,386
Posted By Spookeay Bird

Welcome to the CULT!

Welcome to the CULT!
03-03-12, 10:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,225
Posted By Spookeay Bird

That is a good looking English 303. I like &...

That is a good looking English 303. I like & think the Australian models are better looking and tend to collect them, but that is a cool photo, bike and weapon.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-12, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10,324
Views: 2,961,386
Posted By Spookeay Bird

I love this thread! It makes me feel warm and...

I love this thread! It makes me feel warm and fuzzy on a cold day.
02-01-12, 11:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,246
Posted By Spookeay Bird

http://spookeaymarine.info/photos/jc1.jpg

http://spookeaymarine.info/photos/jc1.jpg
01-18-12, 10:36 PM
01-17-12, 09:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,133
Posted By Spookeay Bird

Thanks Guys, It's getting there. We are in the...

Thanks Guys, It's getting there. We are in the process of building a new house and it's taking a lot more time out of my free time than I thought.... But the Higgins is getting there :) Slow but...
01-17-12, 08:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,133
Posted By Spookeay Bird

Just a update. I laced my first set of wheels....

Just a update. I laced my first set of wheels. and Oh my oh my... what a Chinese puzzle. After about the 4th time I managed to get it right. Took some shots in primer with a new set of WW tires on...
01-12-12, 11:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 811
Posted By Spookeay Bird

Ummm Hardly a match. Ahhh,,,, Tell ya what BG,...

Ummm Hardly a match. Ahhh,,,, Tell ya what BG, just send it to me and I think I may be able to find a BB shell for it to reside in.
01-12-12, 11:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,077
Posted By Spookeay Bird

I have been saying this for a while now and tend...

I have been saying this for a while now and tend to get "WTH" looks.
Acetone will remove unhardened paints and not quickly affect hardened ones.
Glad to see you got it cleaned up. A buffer and...
01-12-12, 03:06 PM
Replies: 62,274
Views: 9,434,393
Posted By Spookeay Bird

Oh, I have been around. Just sleezing about the...

Oh, I have been around. Just sleezing about the 41 all summer. Got a 1950 J.C. Higgins project going on so I tend to spend my winters in the C&V ;) Good to see ya Bianchigirl
01-12-12, 12:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,073
Posted By Spookeay Bird

It's for little people on stilts. Gezzzz don't...

It's for little people on stilts. Gezzzz don't you people know any thing! *Phuff!*
01-12-12, 12:39 AM
Replies: 62,274
Views: 9,434,393
Posted By Spookeay Bird

http://tuscaloosa.craigslist.org/bik/2789765031.ht...

http://tuscaloosa.craigslist.org/bik/2789765031.html
1984 Fuji Team Road Bike
http://images.craigslist.org/5I55Q05W63G13Fe3Ifc1842f64a7f210e1ad8.jpg
01-12-12, 12:37 AM
Replies: 62,274
Views: 9,434,393
Posted By Spookeay Bird

This Vintage mid 80s Raleigh Record is in great...

This Vintage mid 80s Raleigh Record is in great condition. It's a big bike - 27" wheels and 27" (about 69cm) frame. It has new tires, new cables, and is very clean. It also comes with a cut Brooks...
01-12-12, 12:35 AM
Replies: 62,274
Views: 9,434,393
Posted By Spookeay Bird

vintage Raleigh bicycle - $100 (center point al...

vintage Raleigh bicycle - $100 (center point al )

I think I saw this bike on here a few months ago. Is this one of us?


http://bham.craigslist.org/bik/2735089709.html...
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By Spookeay Bird

If you love french bikes go for it. $100 sounds...

If you love french bikes go for it. $100 sounds fair but no more.
01-11-12, 11:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,604
Posted By Spookeay Bird

Looks like a Nishik.

Looks like a Nishik.
01-11-12, 11:30 PM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 808,096
Posted By Spookeay Bird

He's always there for me. Such a good Cat.

He's always there for me. Such a good Cat.
01-11-12, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 808,096
Posted By Spookeay Bird

Just got my first set of rollers. Not pretty...

Just got my first set of rollers.
Not pretty right now as a mater of fact I am pretty drunk.
And these things are not easy to get going on.
I feel like I need training wheels to get going....
01-11-12, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By Spookeay Bird

It turned out pretty well. Just some spots in the...

It turned out pretty well. Just some spots in the clear coat that go to the paint. But other than that it's prerety good for 31 years old.
01-10-12, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By Spookeay Bird

To clean a 1983 Nishiki

My Cuz Marvin's 1983.
Been in the barn for about 7 years. Cleaned up pretty well I think.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXMkCU75qHg&feature=youtube_gdata...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-12, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,045
Posted By Spookeay Bird

well the more I looked into it today the software...

well the more I looked into it today the software looks to be a real problem.... I would rather not take the chance now. Maybe the will get all the bugs worked out and I will look into it again. I...
01-09-12, 12:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 933
Posted By Spookeay Bird

Methyl ethyl ketone. or MEK will take unhardened...

Methyl ethyl ketone. or MEK will take unhardened paint right off.
Then Acetone once you get down to the factory paint but be quick about the wipe and don't let it set/soak to long on the paint.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-12, 12:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,045
Posted By Spookeay Bird

Tacx Fortius Multiplayer Virtual Reality Cycle Trainer (TTS 3.0)

Any one here have any experience with this system? I am thinking of pulling the triger on this maybe in the morning. I have researched it best I can and it sounds fun? cool? worth the cost. Any one...
01-07-12, 06:54 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 20,954
Posted By Spookeay Bird

OMG I need a few min alone in the bed room.........

OMG I need a few min alone in the bed room...... WOW!!!! this makes me feel,,,,,, Well, you see the photos.
01-07-12, 04:09 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,480
Posted By Spookeay Bird

http://spookeaymarine.info/photos/fine.jpg

http://spookeaymarine.info/photos/fine.jpg
01-06-12, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 838,027
Posted By Spookeay Bird

Well Other than some 17" tires,,,, Marvins bike...

Well Other than some 17" tires,,,, Marvins bike has been cleaned and polished.
http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/398434_2153580217400_1783282635_1366287_408530133_n.jpg
01-06-12, 11:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,976
Posted By Spookeay Bird

I am one to jump in and get all aggressive with...

I am one to jump in and get all aggressive with stuff but in this case. I would leave the patina on the rivets. It's going to take motion to get a shine/polish. and that's going to be right next to...
01-06-12, 11:08 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,480
Posted By Spookeay Bird

http://spookeaymarine.info/photos/lath.jpg

http://spookeaymarine.info/photos/lath.jpg
01-06-12, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,395
Posted By Spookeay Bird

I would say salt air. or an occasional dip in the...

I would say salt air. or an occasional dip in the ocean.
01-06-12, 04:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,528
Posted By Spookeay Bird

Love it. Love Cannondales but for peats sake....

Love it. Love Cannondales but for peats sake. Keep that brooks DRY man!
01-06-12, 09:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,133
Posted By Spookeay Bird

Thanks RosyRambler. I enjoy making them. My...

Thanks RosyRambler. I enjoy making them. My husband is from Jersey so I understand about the cold. LOL.....We are trying to sell one of our houses up there but the market in NJ is dead....
01-05-12, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 838,027
Posted By Spookeay Bird

Yes cleaning it up now... Tnx.

Yes
cleaning it up now... Tnx.
01-05-12, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 838,027
Posted By Spookeay Bird

The Cuz just brought his over. It's been in the...

The Cuz just brought his over. It's been in the barn for years he said.
I told him I will clean it up for him best I can.
http://spookeaymarine.info/photos/marvin.jpg
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01-05-12, 12:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,156
Posted By Spookeay Bird

The 2 mechanics from Home wood Cycles whom I rode...

The 2 mechanics from Home wood Cycles whom I rode with during the 1989 MS150 in Montgomery. I was Ham Radio support in there van.
They gave me my first technical introduction to the world real...
01-05-12, 12:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,728
Posted By Spookeay Bird

Hummm I would just clean that up. I have been...

Hummm I would just clean that up. I have been round and round for a long time on this subject and it tends to be the opinion of the person whom you are asking.
To me a restoration is to keep at...
01-04-12, 11:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 862
Posted By Spookeay Bird

I know how cleaning up the shop goes. Just got...

I know how cleaning up the shop goes. Just got around to cleaning up a year of clutter and putting up more shelves... I forgot I had so much room. it's 16x25' I had gotten compressed into about a...
01-04-12, 10:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,133
Posted By Spookeay Bird

Thank you. I want to say awww it's nothing but I...

Thank you. I want to say awww it's nothing but I do it ever day and that's how it feels. It's easy for me. But it does make one feel good when other enjoy what they do or can do....
In this case. I...
01-04-12, 04:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,133
Posted By Spookeay Bird

Well thanks, I woke up today to find broken water...

Well thanks, I woke up today to find broken water lines at my motherin-laws house so it's plumbers hat on for a few days.
01-04-12, 10:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,133
Posted By Spookeay Bird

And by the way. I have a farm. That is a rooster...

And by the way. I have a farm. That is a rooster and turkey you hear in the video.
01-04-12, 01:37 AM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 55,330
Posted By Spookeay Bird

http://spookeaymarine.info/photos/part.jpg

http://spookeaymarine.info/photos/part.jpg
01-04-12, 12:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,133
Posted By Spookeay Bird

Well it depends on where you are, How many are...

Well it depends on where you are, How many are close by and if there is a big hot rod community.
I am just guessing the worst.
01-03-12, 10:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,133
Posted By Spookeay Bird

Updates for 1-3-2012. ...

Updates for 1-3-2012.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n8yj_40vHBA&feature=g-upl&context=G2fafae2AUAAAAAAAAAA
01-01-12, 05:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,133
Posted By Spookeay Bird

Sulfuric acid and table salt giving me a 60-40 of...

Sulfuric acid and table salt giving me a 60-40 of HCl but It's not exact.... Just ball park. the main thing is to only etch the un-oxidized steel rather than burn it up and also to brake the bond of...
01-01-12, 05:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,308
Posted By Spookeay Bird

The press is the best way. The pipe can work. But...

The press is the best way. The pipe can work. But before you do. Wrap the heck out of it with electrical tape first to keep the pipe from marring the chrome. If you have a bench vise, that would work...
01-01-12, 03:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,133
Posted By Spookeay Bird

Yes, it can be very nasty and dangerous stuff. I...

Yes, it can be very nasty and dangerous stuff. I would not recommend any one try this unless you know what your doing.
It has the advantage of being thorough and no labor involved. I have been...
Forum: Foo
01-01-12, 12:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,070
Posted By Spookeay Bird

OMG,,, For real? Stupid copper headed kid. ...

OMG,,, For real?

Stupid copper headed kid.
http://spookeaymarine.info/photos/70s.jpg
Now, Stupid going Grey head kid who dyes here hair. ...
12-31-11, 10:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,133
Posted By Spookeay Bird

I would have loved to leave it patina but as I...

I would have loved to leave it patina but as I said in my reply post, And I many not have said it well..............
To many parts on this bike had to be replaced from others. That would have always...
12-31-11, 05:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,133
Posted By Spookeay Bird

Progress on 12-31-2011 ...

Progress on 12-31-2011
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfctDygZ96A&list=UU0TuCFf32k97qMdo-Ab9Riw&index=1&feature=plcp
12-31-11, 05:44 PM
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