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07-18-17, 07:56 PM
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Posted By eastbay71

Oh that is unfortunate! How do folks typically...

Oh that is unfortunate! How do folks typically post photos now? I'm certainly not paying $399
07-17-17, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By eastbay71

'84 Trek 620 flat bar neo-retro

I haven't visited this site in quite a while (last log in was 11/16). I had a hard time accessing the site after the upgrade because we were having problems with the internet here at work. But the IT...
10-16-16, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 179,810
Posted By eastbay71

The BOC should arrive Monday or Tuesday. I made...

The BOC should arrive Monday or Tuesday. I made it to the post office on time to get it out on Saturday.
10-15-16, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 179,810
Posted By eastbay71

Ok here is what I took ...

Ok here is what I took
http://i971.photobucket.com/albums/ae199/mbarr71/3B3B52DB-9932-4ABD-ACB5-6B95C4EEE5A4_zpsvv6f3cjg.jpg

I'm going to head over to the post office to ship out the box if...
10-14-16, 09:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,691
Posted By eastbay71

Some videos I've really enjoyed on this journey ...

Some videos I've really enjoyed on this journey

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eeIA261_gSw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mhyq9V3VxQY&index=2&list=LLcpzy_Y7XqLmzJM4K5H6rKA
...
10-14-16, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,691
Posted By eastbay71

I've been slowly going toward a veggie lifestyle...

I've been slowly going toward a veggie lifestyle myself over the last two years. I decided tho that I didn't want to limit myself to any specific diet so I do eat meat occasionally when I crave it....
10-14-16, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 179,810
Posted By eastbay71

We're already Teamsters so we may need to seek...

We're already Teamsters so we may need to seek another remedy. I do miss being in the Graphic Communications Council but those days are long gone.

So after dropping my Tacoma off at the body shop,...
10-13-16, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 179,810
Posted By eastbay71

Hi All, Sorry I haven't been that active on the...

Hi All, Sorry I haven't been that active on the Forum but my employer turned off our high speed internet. The new internet is too slow to open the forum with. The BOC arrived today! I haven't opened...
09-22-16, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 179,810
Posted By eastbay71

Hey folks life has kind of gotten crazy. I won't...

Hey folks life has kind of gotten crazy. I won't have time for the BoC so kindly move to the next on the list. My postal worker also thanks you😄
09-18-16, 11:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 19,633
Posted By eastbay71

Thanks for providing that reply from Reynolds ...

Thanks for providing that reply from Reynolds Scooper. I've been up in the Carson Valley getting some high altitude training in so I'm somewhat ready for the snow season in a couple months. I...
09-09-16, 04:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,295
Posted By eastbay71

Tell him you will send his shotgun shells back...

Tell him you will send his shotgun shells back one at a time if he doesn't leave you alone. Well at least the contents of the shells.
09-09-16, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 16,653
Posted By eastbay71

I should be getting onto phase 2 of this project...

I should be getting onto phase 2 of this project sometime this winter. I've decided to try to salvage the frame. The seat tube had been crushed by overtightening a FD clamp. I'm going to try to use...
09-09-16, 04:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 19,633
Posted By eastbay71

Thanks! I decided a couple years ago to try to...

Thanks! I decided a couple years ago to try to get a nice example of each of the more popular grades made by Reynolds. Mostly driven by the amount of bad information on internet forums. I have a 531C...
09-09-16, 03:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 19,633
Posted By eastbay71

Where do you find this stuff? Do you have the...

Where do you find this stuff? Do you have the catalogs?
09-09-16, 03:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 19,633
Posted By eastbay71

I just didn't think he would have as much...

I just didn't think he would have as much influence. And the way the story has been repeated it was like he had complained about 753 and Reynolds made a new formula for him to use on the cobble...
09-09-16, 02:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 19,633
Posted By eastbay71

More great information Scooper. You are one of...

More great information Scooper. You are one of the most knowlegable guys I've seen on Reynolds. Someone was trying to tell me that 753 was thinner because they used vanadium in the alloy. Is there...
09-09-16, 02:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 19,633
Posted By eastbay71

Thanks for that T-Mar! The blurry picture that is...

Thanks for that T-Mar! The blurry picture that is the 653 story comes a bit more into focus. I had heard that main tubes were more based on 531SL but couldn't find any technical documentation for the...
09-09-16, 02:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 19,633
Posted By eastbay71

Awesome! A rare bird indeed!

Awesome! A rare bird indeed!
09-09-16, 12:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 19,633
Posted By eastbay71

Just to add to my being skeptacle of this origin...

Just to add to my being skeptacle of this origin story of 653 not only did it come out long after he finished racing, I've also not been able to find a single example of an Eddy Merckx frame made...
09-09-16, 12:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 19,633
Posted By eastbay71

Here is the chart giving their internal...

Here is the chart giving their internal dimensions
http://i971.photobucket.com/albums/ae199/mbarr71/Reynolds_Tubing_Sizes_Highlighted_zpsgeaf9foh.jpg

Is that the same as guage?
09-09-16, 11:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 19,633
Posted By eastbay71

Trying to Understand Reynolds 653

I've spent a good bit of my free time over the last few days searching the internet trying to understand exactly how the Reynolds 653 tube set was made.
I've found this Reynolds Constructor's Guide...
06-19-16, 11:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,971
Posted By eastbay71

Thanks I-Like-To-Bike! A&S for the win when it...

Thanks I-Like-To-Bike! A&S for the win when it comes to sanctimonious BS!
06-19-16, 01:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,971
Posted By eastbay71

JeffOYB I completely agree with your original...

JeffOYB I completely agree with your original post but cringed to see you post it in A&S where all you can hope to get in response is the snarky comments of people that are already sure they know...
06-18-16, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,326
Posted By eastbay71

Nice pics from your ride. What frame bag are you...

Nice pics from your ride. What frame bag are you using? How do you like the bars you installed compared to the stock bars? I haven't put very many miles on my AWOL yet. Probably less than 100 miles....
06-14-16, 03:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,924
Posted By eastbay71

A 34 tooth chainring is the smallest you can run...

A 34 tooth chainring is the smallest you can run on a compact double.

I would second the advice to find a new shop. They should have put a new chain on when they intalled the new cassette because...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-16, 03:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,799
Posted By eastbay71

I've used my Shimano shoes for 3+ years now and...

I've used my Shimano shoes for 3+ years now and I've never had an issue. Well one issue, I fell down the stairs in them once because the bottom rubber pieces had worn away. I'm starting to see the...
06-14-16, 02:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By eastbay71

I'm not surprised that a lot of drivers are into...

I'm not surprised that a lot of drivers are into something like cycling. I came back to cycling because I wasn't in good enough shape to do well in my Spec Miata. A lot of people think that race car...
Forum: Great Lakes
06-13-16, 07:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 654
Posted By eastbay71

Anyone up for a lap of Wisconsin's Door pennisula?

I'll be visiting my folks in Door County the week of the 20th. I'm planning to take a lap around the penninsula while I'm home. Anyone able to join me? I'll most likely go for the ride on the 23rd...
06-13-16, 07:01 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 34,179
Posted By eastbay71

Wow that really is a frankenbike parts list! Glad...

Wow that really is a frankenbike parts list! Glad to see this bike hitting the road.:thumb:
06-13-16, 06:42 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,862
Posted By eastbay71

Of my 8 bikes 6 are rideable so I'm at a solid...

Of my 8 bikes 6 are rideable so I'm at a solid 75%. Of the two that can't be ridden one was stripped of parts this spring and is waiting for funds for a repaint, the other has a seized titanium...
06-13-16, 06:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,656
Posted By eastbay71

Others have beat me to this but my '84 Paramount...

Others have beat me to this but my '84 Paramount Elite was made from Columbus SL. It was a 50cm so the frame wasn't a mix of SL and SP like the larger frames. I preferred the ride of my Serotta made...
06-13-16, 05:44 AM
Replies: 813
Views: 230,398
Posted By eastbay71

Interesting I've never sen one of these bikes....

Interesting I've never sen one of these bikes. Miyata literature claims they useed the thin aluminum core so they could bond the aluminum lugs to the aluminum core instead of carbon. Kind of the same...
06-11-16, 08:07 PM
Replies: 813
Views: 230,398
Posted By eastbay71

I would say one difference between Miyata and...

I would say one difference between Miyata and other makers was that Miyata made their own proprietary tubing. I had a Spline triple butted '87 912 and that bike just rode like a dream. It was stiff...
06-11-16, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By eastbay71

You may be thinking of the arm warmers. The solar...

You may be thinking of the arm warmers. The solar sleeves are pretty lightweight. I saw a set at Sports Basement today that were called arm coolers
Forum: Commuting
06-11-16, 12:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,957
Posted By eastbay71

Really how do you expect anyone to ever take...

Really how do you expect anyone to ever take anything you say seriously when you start out with too long didn't read? And I really don't understand the hate for mirrors. I don't personally use one...
06-10-16, 11:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,818
Posted By eastbay71

One thing I learned from years of auto racing was...

One thing I learned from years of auto racing was to never listen to those guys that "used to race". They are pretty much universally full of horse manure.

One thing to be aware of is the...
06-10-16, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By eastbay71

@exmechanic89...

@exmechanic89 (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=409539) Yes they are a lot like arm warmers but lighter in weight. You see them marketed to golfers a lot. This pari from Pearl Izumi goes for...
06-10-16, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By eastbay71

If you ever wondered if those eBay solar sleeves are any good...

I have a skin condition similar to eczema that is caused by exposure to the sun's UV rays. When I ride I have to cover up as much as possible. Sunscreen makes no difference and can make the condition...
Replies: 15
Views: 6,700
Posted By eastbay71

You're getting there! I would agree on keeping...

You're getting there! I would agree on keeping the rack as this bike came with a rack originally, at least my '84 520 came with a rack when I bought it new. I would still take out several inches of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-16, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,830
Posted By eastbay71

I thought we were talking about transmitting...

I thought we were talking about transmitting vibration. You've strayed into galvanic corrosion and completely lost me
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-16, 10:46 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,659
Posted By eastbay71

He already knows better than us

He already knows better than us
06-05-16, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8,003
Views: 2,484,127
Posted By eastbay71

Love everything about this bike! But if it were...

Love everything about this bike! But if it were mine I would flip the stem over and loose some of the spacers. YMMV
06-05-16, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8,003
Views: 2,484,127
Posted By eastbay71

Wow thats sweet!

Wow thats sweet!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-16, 10:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,830
Posted By eastbay71

Please do educate me on this. I always thought...

Please do educate me on this. I always thought bearings were steel balls riding in between 2 steel races. I would imagine the steel to steel to steel interfaces would have no problem transmitting...
06-04-16, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,164
Posted By eastbay71

@Danb...

@Danb (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=191652)ianchi881 I'm terribly sorry for the thread hijack


I like to use the different industrial settings my workplace offers to photograph my...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-16, 06:51 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,659
Posted By eastbay71

Most bike shops also sell a small adapter you can...

Most bike shops also sell a small adapter you can thread onto the presta stem so you can use the air at a gas station. Usually they are less than $3. The real challenge with this is finding a gas...
06-04-16, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,288
Posted By eastbay71

Do you know what time? I'm assuming the middle of...

Do you know what time? I'm assuming the middle of the night. No big deal I work nightshift next week and I have to switch over at some point, why not tonight?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-16, 05:35 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,659
Posted By eastbay71

Doesn't seem like you're that much into cycling,...

Doesn't seem like you're that much into cycling, why not just use your phone to track your rides instead of getting the computer? You should have a floor pump at home. You will need to add air to...
06-04-16, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,164
Posted By eastbay71

Wow great minds think alike I guess! I wondered...

Wow great minds think alike I guess! I wondered what the air basement looked like. It's mentioned but not pictured inthe catalog. My CT3000 has the fitting in the bottom of downtube as well
...
06-04-16, 04:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,288
Posted By eastbay71

I just fantasize about actaully being able to...

I just fantasize about actaully being able to watch the Dauphine
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