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02-11-20, 01:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 352
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Hmm... maybe. Bainbridge Island is a small...

Hmm... maybe. Bainbridge Island is a small place. Not exactly STP distances; so I'm not sure if it ever "thins out" on a big group ride like this. I like riding there and have done so a half dozen...
02-09-20, 03:28 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 175,917
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

[/puts Ace in the Hole back in the Netflix queue]

[/puts Ace in the Hole back in the Netflix queue]
02-09-20, 03:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 926
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Yeah, I think that's about how much I paid for...

Yeah, I think that's about how much I paid for mine. I think it may be my single most expensive bike tool, but it does work well.

After cutting the cable housing, I ream the end a little with a...
02-08-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I'm quite sure it's a bicycle.

I'm quite sure it's a bicycle.
02-08-20, 01:42 AM
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Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I don't know whether I want to ride that saddle...

I don't know whether I want to ride that saddle or eat it on Christmas Eve.
02-06-20, 12:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 476
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

It was my understanding there would be no math. :(

It was my understanding there would be no math. :(
02-06-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,372
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Well, we don't often ask engineers to define the...

Well, we don't often ask engineers to define the meaning of "elegant," just like we don't ask an artist to calculate stress vectors* or some such ;)

(*I have no idea if a 'stress vector' is an...
02-06-20, 12:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Point of order: you didn't spell it "Peleton,"...

Point of order: you didn't spell it "Peleton," as do 90% of everyone who posts here, so by law you are required to buy it.

(And for G_d's sake, never buy Vittoria Ralley tires again - no wonder...
02-05-20, 01:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Mine was an '85, and it felt stiff and fast. I...

Mine was an '85, and it felt stiff and fast. I was a fan, rode it off and on for six years but shuffled it off eventually as I had (have) too many similar bikes and wanted to make room. Upgraded...
02-04-20, 01:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Go back about a 125-135 years when most roads...

Go back about a 125-135 years when most roads were dirt roads. ALL bikes were gravel grinders. Those penny-farthing bikes could suck up some bumps with those 50" front rims. :thumb:
02-04-20, 01:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 468
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

A huge factor that is sometimes not discussed is...

A huge factor that is sometimes not discussed is the width of the rim you want to use. Wider/narrower rims will rule out some cantis and and make others workable. Brake pads too. For example; the...
02-04-20, 01:12 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,838
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

The most difficult vintage bike thing I ever had...

The most difficult vintage bike thing I ever had to figure out on my own was changing the cables on my 7-speed SRAM grip shifters. (1996-ish Kona MTB). But man, those things work flawlessly! ...
02-03-20, 02:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 552
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Are aluminum bikes allowed on this thread? ...

Are aluminum bikes allowed on this thread?

An 86' ST 500, definitely not the top of the line. A $50 spec bike I bought for flipping; not quite my size.
...
02-03-20, 02:40 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,405
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

The Surly LHT (or Ogre, or old school MTB with a...

The Surly LHT (or Ogre, or old school MTB with a modern wheel set) might be the choice if you're really packing a LOT of weight and therefore are concerned about breaking axels and whatnot. Those...
02-03-20, 02:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Whatever it is, it's gorgeous and I wish it were...

Whatever it is, it's gorgeous and I wish it were mine! Good swap you made :thumb:
02-03-20, 01:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,411
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I'd go for the Portage, too, for the fatter...

I'd go for the Portage, too, for the fatter tires. But I'd expect it to be a pound or two heavier than the Miata. Really, I'd like to buy both, then decide. Keep the on you like best; or keep both.
...
02-02-20, 02:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Indeed, if it's plain old steel, it may well be...

Indeed, if it's plain old steel, it may well be repairable. Aluminum, TI or carbon fiber; then maybe not so much
01-29-20, 01:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,151
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I've actually been considering rebuilding my '72...

I've actually been considering rebuilding my '72 SuperCourse for this year's Cino. ( I think it may be bad form to bring the same bike to Cino twice, so it can't be the Grandis or the Nishiki this...
01-29-20, 01:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,022
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

All the paint jobs I've seen done with that stuff...

All the paint jobs I've seen done with that stuff have an almost textured look; intentional orange peel or something. I can't imagine ever wanting that look on one of my bikes, but if that's what...
01-27-20, 12:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Using the proper form of "piqued" + 10 points!...

Using the proper form of "piqued" + 10 points! Now when you end up straightening that fork, don't lose those points by saying you're clamping something down in a "vice." :lol:

Also, that crazy...
01-27-20, 12:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,151
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

ALMOST too skanky?! Did your wife ever find out...

ALMOST too skanky?! Did your wife ever find out who you ended up sleeping with at that place last year? Hoo boy!

;)
01-26-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,151
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Looking forward to it!

Looking forward to it!
01-25-20, 02:23 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,681
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Oh, that's right. I did read that when I first...

Oh, that's right. I did read that when I first saw this thread a couple days ago but didn't go back to re-read, so I forgot.

So it's an 'anything goes' mishmash kind of thing. Carry on. I...
01-25-20, 02:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Well, I don't know about the veracity of the OPs...

Well, I don't know about the veracity of the OPs claims, but it seems obvious to me if on a tall bike, the lamplighter would simply put one hand on the lamp pole to steady himself and use the other...
01-25-20, 01:46 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,681
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

This. And also the issue of the fork not being...

This. And also the issue of the fork not being made for stress of disc brakes. It's just a bad idea unless you're determined to change the frame/fork a lot with brazing/welding.

OTOH, I've got...
01-24-20, 01:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Awesomeness :thumb: (And no, for once I...

Awesomeness :thumb:

(And no, for once I don't want to try riding one)
01-23-20, 02:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Sweet deal! Anyone else got a package like...

Sweet deal!

Anyone else got a package like this for sale?
01-23-20, 01:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 468
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

My favorite 700c x 25 tire for Cino would be more...

My favorite 700c x 25 tire for Cino would be more like a 35mm, or at least a 32mm. That is some beastly pounding gravel for a 25. :cry:

I ran 38mm tires last year (because I could) and I still got...
01-22-20, 01:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,175
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Man, I'm with you on that fork crown; it's worth...

Man, I'm with you on that fork crown; it's worth the price of admission alone. (Whatever that price was).

And I'm sure no one has ever suggested this to you, Jeff, but you should totally buy a...
01-18-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,018
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Oh, heck. I would do it myself. It'd be easy...

Oh, heck. I would do it myself. It'd be easy enough on a nice bike that's not my size. Buy low, sell high, price the market will bear, blah blah blah.

I'd probably wait a few weeks to re-list it...
01-18-20, 03:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Rock bottom early 70s bike. Looks identical...

Rock bottom early 70s bike. Looks identical (even the color) to a Wards bike someone dumped on me once. Looks like it's in pretty good shape.
01-12-20, 02:42 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 175,917
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Thanks for the rec. I finally got around to...

Thanks for the rec. I finally got around to watching this one tonight. Good fun for those of us who can tolerate French farce at a 1960s film pace. Young Genevieve Bujold is more than worth the price...
01-12-20, 02:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,209
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Un. Buh. Leivable. :thumb:

Un.

Buh.

Leivable.

:thumb:
01-09-20, 01:49 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,132
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

It's love, Jeff; embrace it. We want you to get a...

It's love, Jeff; embrace it. We want you to get a touring bike so you can come dive into the sublime joys of gravel with us.

Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated :)
01-06-20, 01:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 772
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I'm sure you never heard that from me :rolleyes: ...

I'm sure you never heard that from me :rolleyes:

Ruckusdog, congrats, you got yourself a good value there. :thumb:
12-30-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 308
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Lovely bicycle! My only Alan is just a fork....

Lovely bicycle!

My only Alan is just a fork. (No, I don't think I'll use it for the start of a build) ;)

Anyone looking for one of these with a long steerer?
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12-30-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 726
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

WD-40 or mineral spirits (paint thinner) for the...

WD-40 or mineral spirits (paint thinner) for the greasy stuff. Use an old toothbrush as a scrubber. Both WD-40 and mineral spirits evaporate pretty well after you wipe off any excess or "buff to...
12-25-19, 11:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,558
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Nothing bike related (I have enough bike stuff...

Nothing bike related (I have enough bike stuff already); but some top-notch Xmas scotch. Aberlour 10-year-old and Laphroaig 12-year-old. Twenty two years worth of single malt I hope will get me...
12-22-19, 12:33 AM
Replies: 18,377
Views: 2,957,749
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I myself am a very well know artist. I know a...

I myself am a very well know artist. I know a lot of things and a lot of people and haven't been sick a single day in the last 5 years.

Please buy my bicycle. :(
12-21-19, 02:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,358
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Congratulations; you just managed to make it even...

Congratulations; you just managed to make it even dorkier that it already was. :lol:

My advice would have been to just get a real handlebar and a set up a rear brake and you're done. Unless you...
12-21-19, 02:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,251
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

That's what I was thinking. And for the last...

That's what I was thinking.

And for the last two weeks, I haven't been able to copy/paste the link from my Flickr pics to this forum. No luck posting any photos that way; the little right-curve...
12-20-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,646
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I used to be all about guitars; even made ten or...

I used to be all about guitars; even made ten or so from scratch (not the necks, I got those from Warmoth and eBay).

Since I've lost most of my hearing, I haven't bought a guitar in over ten...
12-20-19, 02:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

The one you sold me looks exactly the same,...

The one you sold me looks exactly the same, except with the logo being Special 04 instead of Sport 05. (Really close inspection shows the same stylized bike-and-rider graphic above the name.)

The...
12-19-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,561
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Omigosh, does this mean you're getting rid of...

Omigosh, does this mean you're getting rid of that nifty little old Chevy hatchback of yours?
12-15-19, 01:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,013
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Teal is real, Celeste is best. :P (Sorry;...

Teal is real, Celeste is best. :P

(Sorry; that's just what popped into my head right away)

I remember seeing that thing on the FS subforum and if I didn't already have a big honkin' ST I might...
12-15-19, 01:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 454
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Yes. :)

Yes. :)
12-14-19, 01:47 AM
Replies: 24
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Views: 1,151
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I sold one today. And I do mean one.... ...

I sold one today.

And I do mean one....


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12-14-19, 01:40 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,928
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

That's the spirit! Don't listen to these...

That's the spirit! Don't listen to these nattering nabobs of negativism, Nubra. I don't see anything there I'd toss, apart from the broken FD, rusted out handlebars and those crappy steel rims. Ten...
12-13-19, 01:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I would think all your bike rack finds would...

I would think all your bike rack finds would belong on this thread: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/605337-spotted-wild-32.html
12-11-19, 12:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,776
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Cheapo SS/fixie frame from about 10-12 years ago?

Cheapo SS/fixie frame from about 10-12 years ago?
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