Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: CoRide59
Showing results 1 to 50 of 207
Search took 0.14 seconds.
01-12-19, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By CoRide59

Price drop to $400

Price drop to $400
12-09-18, 02:42 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,001
Posted By CoRide59

Looks really nice, great work! I looked in to...

Looks really nice, great work! I looked in to making one a while back too, but in the end decided to buy one from Moviestuff. I used it for a while to make a bit of money (a very little bit) but now...
12-02-18, 11:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,331
Posted By CoRide59

I guess I should get mine up here... I've...

I guess I should get mine up here...

I've had it since the early 70's when I was in Jr. High, and gave it it's final rebuild a couple years ago. There's a thread around here someplace about the...
12-02-18, 11:16 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,001
Posted By CoRide59

Yeah, you can find them sold by other builders...

Yeah, you can find them sold by other builders but I went with JDS Labs, they are the ones who worked with NwAvGuy and I think do the best job of putting them together. You may have found his old web...
12-01-18, 04:24 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,001
Posted By CoRide59

I love my HD650's, fantastic headphones. I run...

I love my HD650's, fantastic headphones. I run mine through an Objective 2 amp.
12-01-18, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By CoRide59

Thanks for the bump! The post is marked 26.8 and...

Thanks for the bump! The post is marked 26.8 and at this point I'm not looking to part it out at all but if I end up doing so I'll let you know.
12-01-18, 02:04 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,001
Posted By CoRide59

Wow, a lot of diverse hobbies here, but some...

Wow, a lot of diverse hobbies here, but some common threads too.

For me in addition to the bikes, it's motorcycles, cars, film photography, and collecting old film cameras (something around a...
11-30-18, 11:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 507
Posted By CoRide59

M2 Stumpy for sale

In case anyone is interested, I have listed a nice clean 1993 Stumpjumper M2 for sale over on the classic forum. You can find it here:
...
11-29-18, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By CoRide59

Clean 93 Stumpjumper M2 for sale

I've decided to sell the Stumpjumper M2. It's a lovely 1993 model with a full M-560 LX groupset, all of which is original to the bike. It's currently disassembled so this is being sold in kit form.
...
05-11-18, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By CoRide59

Pictures for those who can't see them...

Pictures for those who can't see them otherwise...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x576/28169972738_e66d52a906_b_58446b52eb75b116c5fc695aa5a8a8d02a471960.jpg...
04-25-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By CoRide59

Yes, and the Dura Ace is only there because I had...

Yes, and the Dura Ace is only there because I had it sitting around at the time. I built it up back in '93 I think, from a new frame that had been a "take off" bike and ever since have been figuring...
04-23-18, 11:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By CoRide59

OP, in this album on my Flicker page you'll find...

OP, in this album on my Flicker page you'll find some shots of one of my Bottecchia's (the blue frame near the end of the album). Do some comparisons, I think this is what you may have. The second...
04-23-18, 09:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By CoRide59

Never mind on the pictures, my amazing powers of...

Never mind on the pictures, my amazing powers of observation allowed me to find your Flickr account with a bit of a bottom bracket shot. I'm still thinking Bottecchia.
04-23-18, 09:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By CoRide59

Yeah I'm with you. The few details I see, like...

Yeah I'm with you. The few details I see, like the seat lug and fork crown, say Bottecchia to me. How bout some bottom bracket and head lug pictures?
04-02-18, 09:55 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 13,331
Posted By CoRide59

Wow, Tom that's my first road bike right there....

Wow, Tom that's my first road bike right there. A green '71 Supercourse. Mine though was even rattier. :)
04-02-18, 09:52 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 13,331
Posted By CoRide59

1998 Stumpjumper M2 brewery cruiser. ...

1998 Stumpjumper M2 brewery cruiser.

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5613/30601458692_8cd9b4d11d_b.jpg
04-02-18, 09:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,220
Posted By CoRide59

I've got these two Stumpjumper M2's I...

I've got these two Stumpjumper M2's

I finished this one last year. It's a '98. I like it but it needs some fine tuning. The frame originally had a Rock Shox Judy fork. I replaced it with this...
02-17-18, 04:11 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,182
Posted By CoRide59

malcala622, that Testors color cross reverences...

malcala622, that Testors color cross reverences to the RAL code, 3002. I cant find a RAL to PPG chart to see if it's the same as the PPG color I posted above but you should be able to take the RAL...
02-16-18, 03:45 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,182
Posted By CoRide59

Italian Red... looking at the pictures of your...

Italian Red... looking at the pictures of your lovely Bottecchia my first guess would be what in the car world is known as Rosso Corsa. It's the official Italian national motor racing color, and is...
11-22-17, 11:51 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,182
Posted By CoRide59

And after dealing with some unrelated delays, I...

And after dealing with some unrelated delays, I can confirm that the shiny new mounting screws are on their way...
11-15-17, 10:15 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,182
Posted By CoRide59

PM me your info when you get a chance and I'll...

PM me your info when you get a chance and I'll send some off to ya.
11-15-17, 09:38 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,182
Posted By CoRide59

Much cheaper than I usually see them going for! ...

Much cheaper than I usually see them going for!

If you'd like some nice new U-Drive screws to hold your new badge in place, let me know. I bought a box of 100 of them when I was putting my Botty...
11-15-17, 09:12 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,182
Posted By CoRide59

That hurts. I do though see them on Ebay quite...

That hurts. I do though see them on Ebay quite often. But always for way too much money.
11-12-17, 07:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,088
Posted By CoRide59

I picked up a used Park stand a while back and...

I picked up a used Park stand a while back and like it, but in the past have used whatever I could to hold a wheel. Old fork in a vice works well for a front wheel, and an old frame clamped to...
10-15-17, 02:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,155
Posted By CoRide59

I hear ya Bob! I guess you could always do...

I hear ya Bob! I guess you could always do this...

Definitely not original. In person you can see how much newer the stamping is, and the number doesn't conform to any Bottecchia numbers I've...
10-15-17, 02:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,155
Posted By CoRide59

All things considered, I find these old...

All things considered, I find these old Bottecchia's to be quite nice to ride. I received my white frame in '73, in my last year of Jr. High and it was my only bike for the next 20 years. I swapped...
10-15-17, 02:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,155
Posted By CoRide59

I've been all over both my white bike and my blue...

I've been all over both my white bike and my blue Bottecchia frame of the same era, and neither have a hint of a serial number.



Yep, mine is the same. Crinkled cracked and split, but still...
10-15-17, 11:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,155
Posted By CoRide59

Very nice! I've had a white one since I was a...

Very nice! I've had a white one since I was a kid, and am convinced the white ones are faster. ;)

I'd go with it being a Professional too, it's got mostly the right components, and as the...
10-07-17, 09:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,840
Posted By CoRide59

My wife claims this is overkill. Using a 1 ton...

My wife claims this is overkill. Using a 1 ton work truck to haul a couple bikes around but I call it using what you have handy.

When by myself I just slide a bike in the back seat area but when...
10-04-17, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 176,429
Posted By CoRide59

Wow, yeah it's much more blue in this shot. I'm...

Wow, yeah it's much more blue in this shot. I'm liking that color more and more!
10-03-17, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 176,429
Posted By CoRide59

"Winterizing" my early 90's Specialized Epic...

"Winterizing" my early 90's Specialized Epic lugged carbon bike.

In this case winterizing means taking off the nice comfy 25mm Vittoria tires and latex tubes, and putting on the skinny 23's with...
09-30-17, 09:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,636
Posted By CoRide59

Yep, night owl all the way. My most productive...

Yep, night owl all the way. My most productive time seems to start when most are wandering off to bed. At least bicycle work is usually quiet. I'm the same way with cars and motorcycles, and have...
09-19-17, 10:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,058
Posted By CoRide59

Penalty declined. It's in the rule book. If...

Penalty declined.

It's in the rule book. If you buy a Hetchins, gloating is allowed.
09-19-17, 10:31 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,391
Posted By CoRide59

You guys are way to neat and organized. I just...

You guys are way to neat and organized. I just toss it all in a box, or more likely a corner of my workbench, where it self multiplies like a cancer and takes over the entire bench top.

labels, we...
09-18-17, 12:20 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,003
Posted By CoRide59

I get that, but I also appreciate the chance to...

I get that, but I also appreciate the chance to see interesting, somewhat rare cars "in the flesh", and to ask their owners about what they are really like to drive and own. Yesterday was a bit of a...
09-18-17, 09:43 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,003
Posted By CoRide59

My Alfa Romeo is gone so no sports car for now,...

My Alfa Romeo is gone so no sports car for now, but I do have a few motorcycles and almost as many bicycles. I love em all, each at their time. Some days a bicycle is the thing, other days a...
09-18-17, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2,501
Views: 501,639
Posted By CoRide59

Dang but that's pretty, thanks for posting that...

Dang but that's pretty, thanks for posting that up Kactus!
09-16-17, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 176,429
Posted By CoRide59

Finishing the Bottecchia after changing the stem....

Finishing the Bottecchia after changing the stem. New wrap using Cinelli cork.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4356/37096807772_49a0fd8fc7_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Yw7Qw1)New Wrap...
09-16-17, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 176,429
Posted By CoRide59

That's very pretty Non-fixie, I like it a lot! ...

That's very pretty Non-fixie, I like it a lot!

Whats the paint color? I'm trying to come up with a color for a future build I'm thinking of and that could be it.
09-15-17, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 912
Posted By CoRide59

This kind of thing comes up in the classic...

This kind of thing comes up in the classic motorcycle world too. Some cool old bike, with 15 miles on it and a high asking price aimed at a collector. The problem is, if you buy something like that,...
09-14-17, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 176,429
Posted By CoRide59

Thanks Jim, it's nice to have it back on the...

Thanks Jim, it's nice to have it back on the road. And yeah, statement or not I'll be wrapping it once I'm sure it's all set like I want it, I hate riding on bare bars. :)
09-14-17, 05:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,052
Posted By CoRide59

I had one of those and loved it! Now I have a...

I had one of those and loved it! Now I have a Garmin with sensors on two of my bikes. The more I use it though, the less I care about all the data it supplies. More and more I just don't care and...
09-14-17, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 176,429
Posted By CoRide59

I've been trying to put a shorter stem on my...

I've been trying to put a shorter stem on my Bottecchia. Simple enough job, but it was starting to feel like I'd never be able to finish.

I was looking for a 70mm, or a 65 would do. First find was...
09-14-17, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5,527
Views: 443,464
Posted By CoRide59

Nitto Technomic, for the Bottecchia. ...

Nitto Technomic, for the Bottecchia.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4441/37088951621_4b8febe23d_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Yvqza8)Nitto Technomic 2 (https://flic.kr/p/Yvqza8) by Ed Lutz...
09-14-17, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5,527
Views: 443,464
Posted By CoRide59

I love that poster! Where did you find it???

I love that poster! Where did you find it???
09-13-17, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 176,429
Posted By CoRide59

My understanding is that your Sora/105...

My understanding is that your Sora/105 combination should work fine, but your symptoms sure sound like an incompatibility issue. I've not played around with the newer Shimano indexing, but if it's...
09-12-17, 11:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,592
Posted By CoRide59

I agree with the do as you want group, and for me...

I agree with the do as you want group, and for me what I want will differ with the bike in question.

I recently rebuilt an old Bottecchia that I've had since I was a kid. I thought about a...
09-12-17, 11:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,391
Posted By CoRide59

Good point on the plastic. I hadn't thought about...

Good point on the plastic. I hadn't thought about how badly it could wear. I guess an option would just be to go back to the way we used to do it and nail metal cleats on leather soled shoes, but any...
09-12-17, 10:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,391
Posted By CoRide59

Might be a bit tight on my size 11 1/2 feet! :D

Might be a bit tight on my size 11 1/2 feet! :D
09-12-17, 10:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,391
Posted By CoRide59

The Empires are expensive. Shoes in general seem...

The Empires are expensive. Shoes in general seem somewhat overpriced these days.

I used to have a pair of Avocet mountain biking shoes that looked somewhat like those road shoes in the ad you...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 207
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.