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07-11-13, 06:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,539
Posted By Wino Ryder

Been using Co2 since 2004. Still have the...

Been using Co2 since 2004. Still have the original 'Inovations' chuck that uses the threaded cartridges. Never had a problem with them all these years, I just make extra sure I change the tube out...
07-10-13, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By Wino Ryder

You're doing good. Just keep riding and enjoying...

You're doing good. Just keep riding and enjoying and be safe. No where to go but up.
07-08-13, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By Wino Ryder

Yeah, that would surprise me too. Instead, I get...

Yeah, that would surprise me too. Instead, I get beer bottles thrown at me and cold drinks, yelling at me to get the f-ck off the road. :notamused:

I'm glad you got a positive experience though.
07-07-13, 11:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,685
Posted By Wino Ryder

May have to check into the Walz caps. I've always...

May have to check into the Walz caps. I've always liked cycling caps but was too chicken to wear them out in public. The ones I do have are kinda flimsy and cheap, and seem a little too small even...
07-07-13, 10:17 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,254
Posted By Wino Ryder

It only makes good sence. For centuries (dang,...

It only makes good sence. For centuries (dang, has it been that long?) I rode without a helmet. When I started riding more seriously about 13 years ago, I started wearing them because other serious...
07-05-13, 04:20 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 23,606
Posted By Wino Ryder

Damn, that bike is gorgeous. :love:

Damn, that bike is gorgeous. :love:
07-01-13, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By Wino Ryder

Take some kind advice, dont tear it down and...

Take some kind advice, dont tear it down and paint it if its in relatively good condition like you say it is. Just clean it up and do some maintenance on it so it will ride good and be safe. That...
06-30-13, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By Wino Ryder

I've studied those contraptions at length and...

I've studied those contraptions at length and still cant figure out how you would get off that thing, unless you stand on the pedals and jump off the saddle, more or less sliding down the frame. But...
06-30-13, 05:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 955
Posted By Wino Ryder

Never heered of Appel before, but it sure looks...

Never heered of Appel before, but it sure looks good. I like those colors, and with Shimano '600' you cant go wrong. Need some more pics of that bike please, like the tubing stickers, brakes,...
06-29-13, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By Wino Ryder

My My, the sh't people do. I have no earthly idea...

My My, the sh't people do. I have no earthly idea why someone would drill holes like that in the downtube. My advice is to braze it up and repaint the area with a close matching automotive touch up...
06-29-13, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By Wino Ryder

generally a rear derailleur used for friction...

generally a rear derailleur used for friction shifters will not have a barrel adjuster on it (where the shift cable goes into the derailleur). Indexed will have a barrel adjuster, so you can fine...
06-27-13, 12:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By Wino Ryder

This is a good idea actually, but only after...

This is a good idea actually, but only after you've soaked it good with PB Blaster. If you dont have a vise wedge the seat (a junk one) between two sections of 2 x 4 nailed to the floor, then twist...
06-26-13, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By Wino Ryder

What 'Giacomo1' said. The Looks wouldnt be...

What 'Giacomo1' said. The Looks wouldnt be original to your bike. If you are more comfortable with clip 'n strap pedals then by all means go for it. Sounds like you got a great bike so congrats and...
06-26-13, 01:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,527
Posted By Wino Ryder

I voted for the 20-22 lb range that IMO was more...

I voted for the 20-22 lb range that IMO was more realistic of a high end vintage lightweight with racing or hi-performance geometry as sold to the public. In Sept. 2001 I bought an original mint '91...
06-26-13, 03:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,779
Posted By Wino Ryder

Thanks you guys. The ribs have seemed to heal up...

Thanks you guys. The ribs have seemed to heal up well, as is the pulled muscles under my chest. My mobility is a lot better but I'm still not out of it yet. Hard to sleep on my left side from the...
06-24-13, 02:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,439
Posted By Wino Ryder

WoW, thats quite a collection you got there Gary....

WoW, thats quite a collection you got there Gary. I see two of them have Delta brakes. Which one is your favorite?
06-23-13, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,641
Posted By Wino Ryder

Welcome to the Centurian club. If not, we need to...

Welcome to the Centurian club. If not, we need to start one (Robbie you listening). Get you some automotive touch up paint and fix those booboos and that old Centurian would look great.
06-23-13, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,124
Posted By Wino Ryder

ooooh thats nice. The 230 miles was definitely...

ooooh thats nice. The 230 miles was definitely worth it. The bike looks really clean.
06-23-13, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,212
Posted By Wino Ryder

Looks like a nice bike. I'd go with black bar...

Looks like a nice bike. I'd go with black bar tape to match the saddle and tires, and it wouldnt distract the eyes from showing off the frame.
06-23-13, 04:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,779
Posted By Wino Ryder

Oh Tell me about it. I'm still tiding my bike to...

Oh Tell me about it. I'm still tiding my bike to work only real easy. The other day someone who knows honked his horn and threw his hand out, waving at me. Like an idiot I took my left hand off the...
06-23-13, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By Wino Ryder

+1 on the bell, but given the relaxed geometry...

+1 on the bell, but given the relaxed geometry and the up right sitting position I believe the Brooks suits her fine. Wouldnt on my bikes though. My Brooks Pro is dead level on my road bike.

Good...
06-23-13, 02:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,779
Posted By Wino Ryder

Interesting, Tony. I did go down about two years...

Interesting, Tony. I did go down about two years ago on my Tommasini whipping around a car. My head smacked the pavement but my Rudy Project helmet saved me. Tore my arm up (the same one) and banged...
06-23-13, 01:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 749
Posted By Wino Ryder

Thanks 'Sixty Fiver', thats exactly what...

Thanks 'Sixty Fiver', thats exactly what happened. Like I said in my original post, I did my homework on this. When I took it out for a ride it only 'pinged' three or four times and then it settled...
06-23-13, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,018
Posted By Wino Ryder

Nice. Looks like it would make a great commuter....

Nice. Looks like it would make a great commuter. :thumb:
06-23-13, 01:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,779
Posted By Wino Ryder

YEE HAW.....Went Down On My Centurian,.....and it was'nt pretty!!

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7437/9117300891_a81e70fc65.jpg


Wrecked my damn bike going to work. Happened two weeks ago in the dark in the wee hours of the morning. Fortunately my bike escaped...
06-23-13, 11:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,588
Posted By Wino Ryder

All of us are a photo of a dead person. Only a...

All of us are a photo of a dead person. Only a matter of time.


jeez.......that sucks
06-23-13, 08:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 749
Posted By Wino Ryder

Here's a better pic of my '85 Centurian parked...

Here's a better pic of my '85 Centurian parked outside the gate where I work. Converted to 8-speed and sporting a brand new 'Open Pro'.
...
06-23-13, 08:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 749
Posted By Wino Ryder

Thanks 'gerv'. Appreciate all you guys comments....

Thanks 'gerv'. Appreciate all you guys comments. All the de-stressing I did was grab pairs of spokes and squeeze the hell out of them, all around the rim several times and on both sides. I had heard...
06-23-13, 03:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By Wino Ryder

Finally Got Around To Trying This Out.......My First Wheel Build!!

Actually built this up last November. Black 'Open Pro' laced up to my Shimano FH-6402 rear hub. Build went quite smooth really, as long as you pay attention to the minute details early on. Had a...
06-23-13, 03:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By Wino Ryder

Finally Got Around To Trying This Out.......My First Wheel Build!!

Actually built this up last November. Black 'Open Pro' laced up to my Shimano FH-6402 rear hub. Build went quite smooth really, as long as you pay attention to the minute details early on. Had a...
06-23-13, 03:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 749
Posted By Wino Ryder

Finally Got Around To Trying This Out.......My First Wheel Build!!

Actually built this up last November. Black 'Open Pro' laced up to my Shimano FH-6402 rear hub. Build went quite smooth really, as long as you pay attention to the minute details early on. Had a...
06-23-13, 12:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,453
Posted By Wino Ryder

I always liked the engraved "T" on the fork...

I always liked the engraved "T" on the fork crown, and of course the chrome. The campy aero brakes i polished up was also a nice touch.
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06-21-13, 03:17 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 23,079
Posted By Wino Ryder

Here's one from my Tommasini; circa '91. All...

Here's one from my Tommasini; circa '91. All Columbus SL

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6120/6341684800_55eefeaba4_z.jpg
06-16-13, 03:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,866
Posted By Wino Ryder

I'll take them John. They'll fit me. Only problem...

I'll take them John. They'll fit me. Only problem is after you're gone I'll be gone too!! :cry:
06-16-13, 03:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,339
Posted By Wino Ryder

(sob)...you got me all teary-eyed on that one...

(sob)...you got me all teary-eyed on that one Gary. Nobody ever gave it a chance until you came along. Very sweet ride.
06-13-13, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,083
Posted By Wino Ryder

Yep, pretty nice bike.

Yep, pretty nice bike.
06-13-13, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6,998
Views: 702,661
Posted By Wino Ryder

Posted this before, but its been awhile. Campy...

Posted this before, but its been awhile. Campy Athena Aero brakes affixed to a chrome Tommasini fork

http://farm1.staticflickr.com/209/500111352_ed83639bb9_z.jpg?zz=1
06-13-13, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6,998
Views: 702,661
Posted By Wino Ryder

Now that is some serious C&V rootboy. How long...

Now that is some serious C&V rootboy. How long did it take you to restore the old Singer. My wife would kill over that.
06-13-13, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6,998
Views: 702,661
Posted By Wino Ryder

Oh now this is nice

Oh now this is nice
06-08-13, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7,323
Views: 1,914,873
Posted By Wino Ryder

Yes it does, and healthy specimen at that. Very...

Yes it does, and healthy specimen at that. Very nice bike. I likey :thumb:
06-08-13, 08:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,735
Posted By Wino Ryder

Oh absolutely. The repaint looks to be a nice job...

Oh absolutely. The repaint looks to be a nice job as it shore is purdy. :thumb:
06-08-13, 08:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,052
Posted By Wino Ryder

I use to have STI's on one of my classics and it...

I use to have STI's on one of my classics and it was really cool. Shifting was fast and I could change gears out of the saddle. For a racer its great. For club riders battling it out on the Saturday...
06-08-13, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By Wino Ryder

Glad I could help Chris. Thats a beautiful...

Glad I could help Chris. Thats a beautiful Tommasini you got there.

Cheers :thumb:
06-06-13, 07:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,364
Posted By Wino Ryder

Thanks all you guys for a wonderful thread. I too...

Thanks all you guys for a wonderful thread. I too have found myself at a crossroads with which I hope to fix. I started riding seriously in March of 2000, three years after my open heart surgery. Up...
06-06-13, 06:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,090
Posted By Wino Ryder

Seriously good looking old Garlatti 65er. :thumb:

Seriously good looking old Garlatti 65er. :thumb:
06-06-13, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By Wino Ryder

PM sent

PM sent
06-06-13, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,514
Posted By Wino Ryder

Yeah I felt about the same way. Had the original...

Yeah I felt about the same way. Had the original Dia-compe Grand Compe levers and brakes on my Centurian. The hoods were rough so I replaced them with a pair of knock offs that were supposed to fit....
06-06-13, 03:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 983
Posted By Wino Ryder

Oh those were the days. Never had a stingray,...

Oh those were the days. Never had a stingray, those were for rich kids. I had a Murry "buzz bike" bought from the local Western Auto store. It was red with a white banana seat and "cool" as hell. I...
06-05-13, 03:58 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,880
Posted By Wino Ryder

LOL, Its like that at my house too. My wife and I...

LOL, Its like that at my house too. My wife and I run the "Broken Wing" orphanage, for birds that cant fly. We have a house load of kids and all of them have bikes. Me personaly I only have three....
06-05-13, 02:27 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 13,019
Posted By Wino Ryder

Maybe you should call Tommasini in San Diego and...

Maybe you should call Tommasini in San Diego and enquire. A few years ago a BF friend sent his frame to Tommasini in Grossetto for a repaint and was actually easier to swallow than you would think....
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