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05-26-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By Bandera

Yes, I've swept two small rural bridge shoulders...

Yes, I've swept two small rural bridge shoulders clean several times since the county won't do it.
Much safer and less prone to flats w/ the debris removed.

-Bandera
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 19,984
Posted By Bandera

So, you had a frame-set that the dropouts worked...

So, you had a frame-set that the dropouts worked loose from the stays and/or fork blades causing "play"?
That wouldn't have anything to do with the flavor of wheel retention device being used.
...
05-25-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,157
Posted By Bandera

As noted: Yep, those OEM 27" rims were...

As noted:



Yep, those OEM 27" rims were conventional for the period AL box section much like the Araya & Ukai Japanese versions that were coming into service at the time, not the later Weinmann...
05-25-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,352
Posted By Bandera

Sorry, the utterly banal is quickly passed over...

Sorry, the utterly banal is quickly passed over w/o a thought.

To be truly Ignore-able takes a deep and dedicated commitment to deliberate troll-ish divisiveness, being an obvious poisonous...
05-25-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,352
Posted By Bandera

Indeed, 43 and counting in an increasing tempo on...

Indeed, 43 and counting in an increasing tempo on BF of nasty trolling, baiting sock-puppets and an appallingly deep and pervasive Dunning-Kruger effect on so many BF Posters. Other than that: Good...
Forum: Commuting
05-25-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By Bandera

Of course you had the Serial number and proof of...

Of course you had the Serial number and proof of sale readily on hand to include in the police report that was filed as a matter of course, so recovery will be simple and justice done.

-Bandera
05-24-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,693
Posted By Bandera

Good plan, I'm in the same boat for this season...

Good plan, I'm in the same boat for this season at least for a different reason.

Best of luck on the testing, hope it's "Good to Go!"

-Bandera
05-24-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,769
Posted By Bandera

Yet another Ignore:mjac...

Yet another Ignore:mjac (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/mjac-491785.html)

-Bandera
05-23-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,181
Posted By Bandera

Not trying to be rude at all, just saying that's...

Not trying to be rude at all, just saying that's how it actually works when any hobby gets over-invested by an individual with slow/no "return" in a declining market.

-Bandera
05-23-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,203
Posted By Bandera

Oddly enough this is my 51st season in cycling as...

Oddly enough this is my 51st season in cycling as a sport.
My 1st coach raced on the board tracks pre-WWII and I competed in ABL of A, USCF and NORBA racing on the track, road, 'cross and MTB for a...
05-23-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,181
Posted By Bandera

Overinvesting in a hobby will inevitably result...

Overinvesting in a hobby will inevitably result in a combination of buyers remorse and a stack of stuff that was once interesting and is now not so much.
Divesting the "collection" at anything...
05-22-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,157
Posted By Bandera

Yep, the common OEM set-up for both P-10 & P-15...

Yep, the common OEM set-up for both P-10 & P-15 in the era with either the plush 27X1 1/4 Schwinn LeTour or 27X1 1/8 Schwinn skin-wall tires fitted.
Modern rims and tires are arguably "better" but...
05-21-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,181
Posted By Bandera

Self inflicted wound: Lots of old once "premium"...

Self inflicted wound: Lots of old once "premium" bikes acquired as a hobby now in a declining market globally and an uninterested local one.

-Bandera
05-21-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 526
Posted By Bandera

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/215x235/beryl_burton_fg_b6933d4ca0ed5a73d9dac7acf0aff0529e01e11a.jpg
Eh, GCN will end up w/ a '50'-60's-ish replica of a typical FG/SS club...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,759
Posted By Bandera

Yet another Ignore: ncr. -Bandera

Yet another Ignore: ncr.

-Bandera
05-18-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 710
Posted By Bandera

Sheer utter nonsense. Although cone design has...

Sheer utter nonsense.
Although cone design has changed over the decades Shimano cone quality has remained excellent throughout.
As @fietsbob...
05-18-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,788
Posted By Bandera

Have you e-mailed your query to Bikes Direct...

Have you e-mailed your query to Bikes Direct customer service?
Since BD specs and sells the hardware in question they would better be able to answer your question than members of an online forum who...
05-17-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,807
Posted By Bandera

Yet another Ignore. -Bandera

Yet another Ignore.

-Bandera
05-17-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,807
Posted By Bandera

Trying to install a 26.4 crown race on a fork...

Trying to install a 26.4 crown race on a fork milled to 27.0?
Good luck w/ that.

-Bandera
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,317
Posted By Bandera

Are we doing Fashion Shoots and or TV ads now or...

Are we doing Fashion Shoots and or TV ads now or wearing the kit that makes sense in our local environment and keep it in service w/ routine maintenance like any other clothing one wears?

PS: The...
05-15-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,724
Posted By Bandera

Yet another Ignore.

Yet another Ignore.
05-14-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 616
Posted By Bandera

Good move. A new 5 cog Shimano FW will shift...

Good move.
A new 5 cog Shimano FW will shift far better than any '70's design, won't wobble (much) or clank alarmingly and can be easily removed with a handy bench vise and FW tool.

-Bandera
05-14-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,693
Posted By Bandera

Well done in monitoring your vital signs, and...

Well done in monitoring your vital signs, and getting checked out.
A big scare in June from last year that has proven (perhaps) to be Chronic rather than immediately Lethal.
So far, so good.

Be...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-14-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By Bandera

You are welcome. You are also in for a unique...

You are welcome.
You are also in for a unique no bull-**** experience: Enjoy.

BTW: Hank is not the only Texas Culture Heritage site in Helotes.
Step right next door to John T. Floores Country...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-14-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By Bandera

Don't know if Hank is retired or not at Helotes...

Don't know if Hank is retired or not at Helotes Bicycle, haven't been over that way in awhile, but he's the Old School real deal.

Helotes Bike Shop, Texas...
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