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05-12-21, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

beautiful machine!

beautiful machine!
05-08-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i feel your pain. really! one knee getting...

i feel your pain. really! one knee getting twitchy, and the same as you have for hand pain. i walk 2 to 4 miles around the seacoast daily, weather be damned to keep in some sort of shape, but gained...
04-28-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

those where my favorites for casual rides as...

those where my favorites for casual rides as well, (which is pretty much all I do!) but the bottoms would split open from where they contacted the pedals.
04-26-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i'd be interested in the model of Merrel runners...

i'd be interested in the model of Merrel runners you liked. the MOAB hikers have been awesome favorites for 3 straight years of daily 4 miles around the coast.
04-20-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,053
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

my apologies for that post... what i meant to say...

my apologies for that post... what i meant to say was the the product should be rinsed off with tap water, not wiped off, and only sold to people with a (forged) doctors note certifying that one more...
04-20-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,053
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

(don's observation that everyone here probably...

(don's observation that everyone here probably would agree with, and after 3 glasses of wine by noontime because the wife is away for a whole 10 days...)

why in this day and age doesn't someone...
03-25-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,954
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

this is going to sound pretty bad, but i ran out...

this is going to sound pretty bad, but i ran out of patience to wait for a perfect day... the weird squiggles on the top tube are a reflection from my quickie photo shoot....
03-25-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,954
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i really am impressed with the paint... rustoleum...

i really am impressed with the paint... rustoleum cherry. it was easy to apply, and nice and bright.
03-24-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,954
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

woody the fender man added that skeg for me on...

woody the fender man added that skeg for me on one of his shorty fenders. won't see one those on any of the flat black carbon bikes around here!
03-24-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,954
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

not going to win place or show with this one, but...

not going to win place or show with this one, but what the hell ... it's my surfboard fender for a beach ride by ......
03-22-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 491
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

From Disreali Gears..."Frank Berto caustically...

From Disreali Gears..."Frank Berto caustically comments that the Campagnolo Nuovo Record rear derailleur shifted poorly, but was so well constructed that it would keep on shifting exactly as poorly -...
03-21-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

My AD Superleight project coming together......

My AD Superleight project coming together... 11-48t microshift cassette with advent x RD with a 46t chainring. no idea how this is going to ride, but beer and covid season can produce some weird...
03-17-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,588
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

a brass wool session on that seatpost will erase...

a brass wool session on that seatpost will erase the UNO lettering pretty easily.
03-10-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,420
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

mounted the Lauterwasser on a brave volunteer ......

mounted the Lauterwasser on a brave volunteer ... used a tall stem on a too tall frame (for me)... going to sell this one at some point but wanted to give it a try. i think i like it! sorry for...
03-10-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,875
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

stopping? who needs to stop? ...

stopping? who needs to stop?
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03-09-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,875
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

preaching to the choir, i think. i used to get...

preaching to the choir, i think. i used to get bicycling magazine in the mail back in the 70's until i got posted overseas, and just recently re-subscribed for 6 issues, and i can't find much of...
03-06-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 811
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i have 2 gran tourismo's with stamped dropouts,...

i have 2 gran tourismo's with stamped dropouts, one running sunXCD RD with a hanger, and one with campy with a hanger. nice riders and nothing wrong with these frames...
03-04-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,744
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i was a crew chief in the AF, and the old F-4's i...

i was a crew chief in the AF, and the old F-4's i worked on the the Philippines had so many stop drilled holes that i think the plane probably whistled when it flew!
03-01-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

love those pedals! a bit too much for me right...

love those pedals! a bit too much for me right now, but boy, they look nice and shiny!
02-27-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

thank you! great explanation!

thank you! great explanation!
02-27-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

What is a clutch on a rear derailleur?

i've noticed this function on new MTB rear derailleurs, (or should i say new to me)... what is this feature and how does it work?
02-27-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,744
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

stop drill the crack.

stop drill the crack.
02-27-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

pm sent on the tan toe clips! one set, and did i...

pm sent on the tan toe clips! one set, and did i see straps as well?
02-26-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 776
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

now all you need is a batman decal to make it the...

now all you need is a batman decal to make it the Bat Bike.
02-23-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 801
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i did that to my fattie bike when i lived in...

i did that to my fattie bike when i lived in myrtle beach... that bike was my errand bike i figured it was a good theft deterrent. it worked, because it was always still there when i came out of the...
02-19-21, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 434
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i have a few regina 4 speed FWs in the parts bin....

i have a few regina 4 speed FWs in the parts bin. i'll check later this morning after i shovel out the sidewalk!
02-17-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

water bottle!

water bottle!
02-16-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

those will go with my matching rear derailleur!...

those will go with my matching rear derailleur! PM on it's way!
02-13-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,455
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

yep, what was i thinking!!?

yep, what was i thinking!!?
02-13-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,455
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

amazing. were they a flammable hazard? if you...

amazing. were they a flammable hazard? if you crashed your bike, was there a risk of burn injury?
02-13-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,455
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

hard to believe ...

hard to believe
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cyclists mounted those lamps on bikes... i wonder how...
02-11-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,455
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

maybe for 2 lamps... high beam and low beam!

maybe for 2 lamps... high beam and low beam!
02-11-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,455
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

beautiful bikes! i have what i think is a 50's...

beautiful bikes! i have what i think is a 50's Mercian that i bought as a frame.. 110mm rear spacing and stamped dropouts, mounts on both fork blades for a lamp bracket. ...
02-02-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 33,268
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

Mercian, year unknown, now a ...

Mercian, year unknown, now a
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01-27-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,656
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

to be fair and honest (a seldom occurrence due to...

to be fair and honest (a seldom occurrence due to an overperforming snark gland..), i did order an upstand that was referred to on this thread for one of my bikes that has stamped dropouts... which...
01-23-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i have a new set, but i'd like to keep the old...

i have a new set, but i'd like to keep the old ones. they aren't over the hill yet... just need some love.
01-22-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i wonder if silicone spray might be a thing to...

i wonder if silicone spray might be a thing to use in place of leather treatment? (mainly because i have the silicone, but would have to buy some leather conditioner)
01-22-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

treatment for aged campy brake hoods

i have i nicely aged dark brown set of hoods... they aren't cracked yet, but a bit hard and no longer supple. i'd like to keep on using them as they look wonderfully vintage, so my question here is...
01-21-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

Gipiemme Brake Levers PM sent!

Gipiemme Brake Levers PM sent!
01-16-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

pm sent for gran compe set

pm sent for gran compe set
01-08-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 624
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

Love this forum!!!

Love this forum!!!
01-05-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

PM sent for the pedals!

PM sent for the pedals!
01-02-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,558
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

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01-02-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,558
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i've had that derailleur sitting around since the...

i've had that derailleur sitting around since the mid 70's, and as the beer bike is running a "custom" 3 speed cassette with a spacers to use up some spare parts, shifting efficiency is a low...
01-02-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,558
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

my grand daughter bequeathed me her wrecked...

my grand daughter bequeathed me her wrecked Walmart Mongoose when she went and got all grown up and got a car. I took the carcass to the dump, but the bug bit me before i could pitch it, and this is...
12-26-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,511
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

my apologies for blasphemy.. everyone knows that...

my apologies for blasphemy.. everyone knows that clincher tires will not be allowed in Hell... only superglued tubs.
12-26-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,511
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i'm taking mine with me.... (does Panaracer make...

i'm taking mine with me.... (does Panaracer make hot lava proof tires?)
12-25-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,284
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

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12-24-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,987
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i carried a banana and binoculars on mine for my...

i carried a banana and binoculars on mine for my morning rides to the coast when i was stationed at Pease AFB in NH. wish i could find another one of those racks (not another banana) ... i look for...
12-22-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

now that is real patina!

now that is real patina!
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