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06-16-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,524
Posted By Bianchi84

When riding with a friend, always match the color...

When riding with a friend, always match the color of your Keds with the color of your buddy's bike.
06-15-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13,752
Views: 1,205,399
Posted By Bianchi84

Rode the local Greenway. ...

Rode the local Greenway.
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06-13-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,524
Posted By Bianchi84

Gimondi

I found out through a biographical article that Felice Gimondi was employed at a company in Italy. I contacted him and requested a signed picture. Not glossies, more like cards, but I thought it was...
06-08-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 969
Posted By Bianchi84

If you accidentally buy spokes that are too long,...

If you accidentally buy spokes that are too long, you might have to build the wheels like this so they will fit!
05-31-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,266
Posted By Bianchi84

I need to remember to post my Columbus frame...

I need to remember to post my Columbus frame sticker this October 14th.
05-25-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13,752
Views: 1,205,399
Posted By Bianchi84

Race weekend in concord nc

This weekend is the NASCAR Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (which is actually in Concord NC). It's race-theme everywhere near my area. It's getting up to 94 degrees today, so went out...
05-19-19, 11:08 AM
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Views: 1,205,399
Posted By Bianchi84

Went for a short ride on the local Greenway. It...

Went for a short ride on the local Greenway. It felt a lot hotter than the 80 it supposedly really was!...
05-19-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,251
Posted By Bianchi84

I wonder: did that speedometer cable die from...

I wonder: did that speedometer cable die from hitting incredible RsPM or did it willingly give up when it realized it's life had to meaning?
Although those brake calipers might be an indication of...
05-18-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By Bianchi84

NC Steel Bike Rendezvous

I posted this on "Where'd you ride Today", but figured I'd update here also since I started the thread.
Did the Steel Bike Rendezvous ride in Farmington, NC. It was a little more than an hour NE of...
05-18-19, 12:16 PM
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Posted By Bianchi84

NC Steel Bike Rendezvous

Did the Steel Bike Rendezvous ride in Farmington, NC. It was a little more than an hour NE of where I am in Concord, so it was not a bad trip. I did the 19-miler which included a 1/4-mile of gravel...
05-13-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By Bianchi84

If I can adust my schedule I might go for one of...

If I can adust my schedule I might go for one of the rides... Maybe the 19 miler. I wonder how well attended it will be and how strong a rider you are expected to be. I'm not exactly at my peak and...
05-11-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By Bianchi84

[QUOTE=Deal4Fuji;20924454]I think you're right...

[QUOTE=Deal4Fuji;20924454]I think you're right about that. Here's another slightly different housing that came with those tall stem shifters being discussed. Still grey and a little bit translucent....
05-10-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By Bianchi84

That looks like it; I am almost positive that it...

That looks like it; I am almost positive that it was used on derailleur systems too. I could be mis-remembering!
05-10-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By Bianchi84

We had quite a few of those in stock when I...

We had quite a few of those in stock when I worked at a Schwinn Bike Shop way-back-when. Sometimes we'd get a customer that would insist that "the gears are too hard to shift" no matter how...
04-24-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,664
Posted By Bianchi84

No pictures because my bikes only occasionally ...

No pictures because my bikes only occasionally get a name starting with "F"; usually during maintenance issues.
04-19-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 624
Posted By Bianchi84

These are all I have: (After taking the...

These are all I have:
(After taking the picture. I remembered that I also have the Crank-Puller.. maybe I have some more...I have to dig around!...
04-19-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By Bianchi84

Before you use it, you need to hold it aloft and...

Before you use it, you need to hold it aloft and say: "By the Power of Grayskull!".
04-14-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 76,685
Posted By Bianchi84

No pictures. Just removed, cleaned and lubed...

No pictures. Just removed, cleaned and lubed chain and derailleurs on the Cannondale, Bianchi's turn next week (depending on the weather).
04-11-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By Bianchi84

Did you participate in that one? How was it? ...

Did you participate in that one? How was it?
The only downside that I see is: no T-shirt? No Patch?
04-08-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By Bianchi84

Something in NC May 2019

I came across this event in May 2019 Farmington, NC (kind of Winston-Salem-ish area).
https://steelbikerendezvous.com

It looks like the first year for it (?). I really don't see many organized...
04-07-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 912
Posted By Bianchi84

I dug out the second set I had besides my...

I dug out the second set I had besides my Sugino's; they're Hozan and a little more worn....
04-07-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 912
Posted By Bianchi84

I have a set of Sugino and a set of really old,...

I have a set of Sugino and a set of really old, can't remember the name of but they still work wrenches. You can still find these Suginos on "auction" sometimes. I clean them and put them back into...
03-23-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 805
Posted By Bianchi84

Nice-looking build! I love the headset. What...

Nice-looking build! I love the headset. What about some fenders!?
03-23-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,938
Views: 123,876
Posted By Bianchi84

I just installed Odyssey Straddle Rods to the...

I just installed Odyssey Straddle Rods to the Scott-Pedersen SE Brakes on my "85 Cannondale SM600. The original straddle cable and yoke assembly was too lightweight and easy to adjust.
It was very...
03-23-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,329
Posted By Bianchi84

The only Carbon part I own are zero-rise,...

The only Carbon part I own are zero-rise, zero-bend (basically a carbon tube) Kestrel handlebar on my '84 Cannondale SM 600. I got it cheap at Trade Show long ago! On the last day of the shows,...
03-19-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,168
Posted By Bianchi84

Thanks for that link! And thanks MarcoBianchi

Thanks for that link! And thanks MarcoBianchi
03-18-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,168
Posted By Bianchi84

Aldi v. Lidl Bike Stuff?

There is an Aldi-type store called Lidl that recently opened near me. (I think they're mainly East-Coast). I understand they have seasonal Bike stuff too. Anyone have experience with what they sell?...
03-14-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 455
Posted By Bianchi84

This might be obvious, but if you're going to do...

This might be obvious, but if you're going to do it yourself, you might want to bring the old spoke (and nipple if you want to buy the wrench) to your LBS so they can match the length and gauge. It...
03-10-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 7,504
Posted By Bianchi84

I picked up this leaflet from Two Fish in,...

I picked up this leaflet from Two Fish in, probably the mid 1990's at one of the Trade shows. Probably Atlantic City (was it Interbike then?). I saved it more for the Bike/Coffee-related picure than...
03-09-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By Bianchi84

Great-looking bike! I completely forgot about...

Great-looking bike! I completely forgot about those Triple-trap pedals, and we sold tons of them way back when. I'm kind of thinking about building up a Cruiser now...thanks a lot! :)
03-04-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 824
Posted By Bianchi84

Not a Grandpa, but an Uncle

When I moved from NY, I had to pare down some things. I gave these two bikes to my nephews. The Yellow is a '72 or '73 Schwinn Fastback with the 1-/3/8 wheels and the Red is the reissue of the...
03-03-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 957
Posted By Bianchi84

Back in the '60's, you got Coupons with your...

Back in the '60's, you got Coupons with your Raleigh smokes which could be redeemed for "prizes" once you had enough. It's not a bike, but smoke enough and you could start Junior's love for cycling...
03-03-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,137
Posted By Bianchi84

I've got the Rollercams on my Cannondale and...

I've got the Rollercams on my Cannondale and they're RAD!
Using Grey Kool-Stop pads.
03-02-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 882
Views: 133,401
Posted By Bianchi84

Is that an Expired Honolulu Bike-tax sticker?...

Is that an Expired Honolulu Bike-tax sticker? "Book 'im Danno!"
03-01-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By Bianchi84

Update

I was able to get the replacement O-ring and it works perfectly! In case anyone else ever needs one for this particular Silca head, I got it at Lowe's plumbing section - had to get a 10-pack for...
02-28-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By Bianchi84

If it is moving that much, I would look at not...

If it is moving that much, I would look at not only the condition of the pin, but of the spindle-"flats" that the pin locks into; chances are that it is worn also if there was that much movement. I'm...
02-25-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By Bianchi84

Thanks for the suggestions. That ring seems like...

Thanks for the suggestions. That ring seems like it's going to fall apart if I try to remove it to match up to a new one but I might have to try.
02-25-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By Bianchi84

More Silca Help?

Hi. I have an old Silca Floor pump that has a head that I do not see anywhere. It can be changed from Presta to Schraeder by reversing which side of the central barrel is facing "out". Top cap is...
02-24-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,124
Posted By Bianchi84

"Super Electronics Frasher"?

"Super Electronics Frasher"?
02-24-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By Bianchi84

Smallest Picture Possible?

This a picture from the Shop I worked at on LI, NY from '84 until the late 90's. It's a really small picture since I copied it from the Shop's website "back in the day". It looks I was trying to sell...
02-20-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 77,012
Posted By Bianchi84

Thanks. I think that "15 counties" is more...

Thanks. I think that "15 counties" is more aspirational than rideable. There is a lot of linking greenways together to do. But I live close to couple of them.
02-20-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 77,012
Posted By Bianchi84

1984 Tipo Corsa

My 1984 Tipo Corsa
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02-17-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By Bianchi84

It's crπep (c r [the pi symbol] e p ) - or at...

It's crπep (c r [the pi symbol] e p ) - or at least it looked enough like that to get a search result!
I put crπep into a popular Search Engine and I got a seatpost image and the second of a few...
02-17-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,041
Posted By Bianchi84

I try using the Item Location Filter to show US...

I try using the Item Location Filter to show US or North America only sometimes to weed out the pages of 2 items from China/Hong Kong. I might have to check out those Celeste bottles - thanks!
02-16-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 882
Views: 133,401
Posted By Bianchi84

...Especially if it's been modified to fit INTO...

...Especially if it's been modified to fit INTO the Seat-post/Seat-tube like I did to mine!...
02-11-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 949
Posted By Bianchi84

You can see a lot of kids "wearing" their helmets...

You can see a lot of kids "wearing" their helmets exactly like that once out of Mom & Dad's radius of influence. Either that or on the handlebars.
(Also, those spokes don't look interlaced.)
02-10-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 855
Posted By Bianchi84

"The Clark"; (no Excitable Boys welcome at 4 A.M....

"The Clark"; (no Excitable Boys welcome at 4 A.M. showings).
02-03-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 76,685
Posted By Bianchi84

Changing Hoods

Finally got around to replacing the Brake lever hoods.
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02-01-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By Bianchi84

Sm600

I think you will enjoy the bike! Mine is the 1985 SM 600 that I put together that year when I was working in a Bike Shop in LI NY. It is the 24"/26" version. I made a few changes along the way. When...
01-27-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,528
Posted By Bianchi84

One is a "Perfect", the other -not sure. Both...

One is a "Perfect", the other -not sure. Both have 2mm width cogs so I don't think that are Ultra.
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