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06-17-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By mixteup

Post a WTB ad on the C&V sales forum, and show...

Post a WTB ad on the C&V sales forum, and show that photo - Someone will have one, as they're very often one of the first things removed for a restoration, along with the dork disc :~)
06-17-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By mixteup

This place has some, depending on your ring size...

This place has some, depending on your ring size :
https://bbgbashguard.com/

I searched for "alloy bash guards silver" - You're more likely to find aluminum guards, rather than chrome steel....
06-16-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By mixteup

I think he means chainwheel guards . Look on...

I think he means chainwheel guards .
Look on eBay, I think....
06-16-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 483
Posted By mixteup

It is a nice bike - But is that drive side...

It is a nice bike - But is that drive side chainstay supposed to look like that ?
06-15-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By mixteup

If you use prescription glasses, then you can get...

If you use prescription glasses, then you can get them with an anti-glare lens coating - No tint, just the coating.
My wife has them for night driving, and finds that they help with headlight flare....
06-15-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,177
Posted By mixteup

This is the way - Don't report to us, but tell...

This is the way - Don't report to us, but tell the folks he works for that negative PR from running you off the road isn't going to help their business -
I bet they'll step on him right away
06-14-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By mixteup

+1 on all the above - That rim is history

+1 on all the above - That rim is history
06-14-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,344
Posted By mixteup

New bike day ?

New bike day ?
06-13-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,081
Posted By mixteup

I must have sensitive eyes or something, but I...

I must have sensitive eyes or something, but I need to use #3 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) or #4...
06-12-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 44,380
Posted By mixteup

Looks like they started out making a mixte, and...

Looks like they started out making a mixte, and then changed their mind ........
A most interesting bike though .
06-12-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,323
Posted By mixteup

I like them - Definitely a good meat tenderizer...

I like them - Definitely a good meat tenderizer look to them - And definitely in the hard hittin' breaker-cracker category :thumb:
06-11-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 103,978
Posted By mixteup

Lovely photo - Hard to tell from here, but it...

Lovely photo - Hard to tell from here, but it looks like the bike is leaning in a clump of poison oak, maybe ?
06-10-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,596
Posted By mixteup

Another way, if you don't have an actual slide...

Another way, if you don't have an actual slide hammer, is to thread the bolt back into the wedge, clamp a big adjustable wrench tightly on the bolt shank, under the bolt head, and give the wrench a...
06-06-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6,471
Views: 1,500,820
Posted By mixteup

That has to be about the tallest mountain bike...

That has to be about the tallest mountain bike I've ever seen !
06-06-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,237
Posted By mixteup

If you like to work on your own stuff, or are...

If you like to work on your own stuff, or are willing to learn, then vintage bikes make sense -
If you're a careful shopper, you can get a lot of bang for the buck.
OTOH, if you're the kind of...
06-06-19, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By mixteup

I use a set of these, on a carrier with a metal...

I use a set of these, on a carrier with a metal mesh floor - They'll fit any carrier made like that :
...
06-04-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,440
Posted By mixteup

11 year dead zombie thread ......... But I'm...

11 year dead zombie thread .........
But I'm glad you like your Zaskar - Nice bikes :)
06-04-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 907
Posted By mixteup

Replace the front cable hanger with one of these...

Replace the front cable hanger with one of these :
https://velo-orange.com/products/dia-compe-cable-stop-with-quick-release

I've put these on a number of vintage bikes, that didn't have quick...
06-04-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 44,380
Posted By mixteup

What handlebar did you use on your 930? I have...

What handlebar did you use on your 930?
I have the same bike (different color), and I'm looking at bars with more sweep, but still use the factory stem.
06-04-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By mixteup

This is the book I learned (and am still...

This is the book I learned (and am still learning) from - Most excellent, for a $12 download :

https://www.wheelpro.co.uk/wheelbuilding/book.php

Musson's book covers everything, in an easily...
06-03-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By mixteup

I keep a small pair of sharp, curve jaw vise grip...

I keep a small pair of sharp, curve jaw vise grip (genuine Vise Grip brand) pliers for just that kind of thing -
That looks like enough meat left for them to grab - I'd have it out in a jiffy with...
06-03-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,553
Posted By mixteup

Although in theory, they could solve some...

Although in theory, they could solve some problems, ever since autonomous vehicles came on the radar big time, my concern is how easily were their systems able to be hacked.
I believe it's already...
06-02-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By mixteup

Thank you - Those are the sizes of the oem...

Thank you - Those are the sizes of the oem chainwheels on the bike, so it's all good :)
06-02-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By mixteup

What is this, and how should it be adjusted?

This is on a '95 Trek 930 I just picked up - Screwed to braze-ons under the chainstay.
All I can think of, is that it's an anti chain suck device.
If so, it the first I've seen that came as...
05-31-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,093
Posted By mixteup

Thank you - I'm not really very computer...

Thank you - I'm not really very computer literate, but I am good at finding things, sometimes ;)
05-31-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 920
Posted By mixteup

Then it's Paleolithic, at least in my case...

Then it's Paleolithic, at least in my case ........
05-31-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,093
Posted By mixteup

Here's a link to a page with a patent drawing of...

Here's a link to a page with a patent drawing of this set up - It's called a "Monoblade" fork -
I can't get just the image out - It won't let me do it, so that's all I got.

Anyway, it looks like...
05-30-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,093
Posted By mixteup

Hmm - Damn newfangled technology ........ Is...

Hmm - Damn newfangled technology ........
Is there a circlip / snap ring or something, holding in a bearing or something ?
05-30-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,093
Posted By mixteup

Pry off "Look" cap, and have a look ?

Pry off "Look" cap, and have a look ?
05-30-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 920
Posted By mixteup

Vintage = Age Classic = Style

Vintage = Age
Classic = Style
05-30-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,788
Posted By mixteup

I was kind of kidding about the fatbike workout -...

I was kind of kidding about the fatbike workout - If the bike is a decent, fairly light one, they really do ride pretty nice.
But you have to buy a good bike to get that .......
05-30-19, 05:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,788
Posted By mixteup

I like this idea - I don't imagine you'd have one...

I like this idea - I don't imagine you'd have one of those babies slide out from under you !
And just think of the workout :D
05-29-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,788
Posted By mixteup

https://www.amazon.com/Triple-Saver-Wristsavers-Kn...

https://www.amazon.com/Triple-Saver-Wristsavers-Kneesavers-Elbowsavers/dp/B002WTUY7G/ref=sr_1_4?keywords=BMX+padding+kit&qid=1559169542&s=gateway&sr=8-4
05-26-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By mixteup

You can get a plastic one for about $10, but this...

You can get a plastic one for about $10, but this one is a little better -
...
05-26-19, 05:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By mixteup

A digital caliper is your friend, here .......

A digital caliper is your friend, here .......
05-23-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,188
Posted By mixteup

If you decide to do the ammonia routine, if you...

If you decide to do the ammonia routine, if you have a commercial kitchen or cleaning supply place near you, you can get concentrated ammonia - It's sold to be diluted for cleaning stuff.
Think,...
05-23-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,692
Posted By mixteup

+1 on that :D

+1 on that :D
05-23-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 668
Posted By mixteup

Under $25 cheap enough? : Oops - Just saw it's...

Under $25 cheap enough? :
Oops - Just saw it's for 1/8" chain - NG for you - Sorry
...
05-22-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,945
Posted By mixteup

Because the root name "mixte" is French ? If...

Because the root name "mixte" is French ?
If anyone knows the Japanese translation for it, it could get interesting ......
05-22-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,630
Posted By mixteup

You did great on that 520 - I saw one, maybe a...

You did great on that 520 - I saw one, maybe a year ago, in a pawn shop, but they were asking $225 for it !
05-22-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By mixteup

PM sent

PM sent
05-21-19, 05:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,945
Posted By mixteup

I suppose you're right - It's a hard word to...

I suppose you're right - It's a hard word to pronounce anyway, accent or no.

How about another word I found on that list I looked up :rolleyes:
"Demi" is another French word for half -...
05-20-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,945
Posted By mixteup

OK - I'll play ...... From the French for...

OK - I'll play ......
From the French for "half" - How about a "Moitié" ?
05-20-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,945
Posted By mixteup

I think madpogue is right - It needs a whole new...

I think madpogue is right - It needs a whole new word of it's own ;)
05-20-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,945
Posted By mixteup

According to that French chart, that would be a...

According to that French chart, that would be a "Sport", non?
05-19-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By mixteup

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
05-19-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 16,544
Posted By mixteup

+1 And the folks most strongly in favor of...

+1
And the folks most strongly in favor of protectionism, also seem to be the ones most in favor of the backslide - Coincidence, maybe?

Waiting for the lockdown, now ......
Forum: Southeast
05-19-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By mixteup

Was down in Gainesville in Feb., and really...

Was down in Gainesville in Feb., and really minimal to no impact from the storm - It was up here, where the real action was ......
I think around G-ville is maybe the most bike friendly area in...
05-18-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By mixteup

Yeah, I could use some help with my age, too...

Yeah, I could use some help with my age, too ...........
05-17-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,118
Posted By mixteup

Exactly - My point about her being a bishop was a...

Exactly - My point about her being a bishop was a wee bit tongue-in-cheek ...........
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