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01-30-17, 02:46 AM
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Posted By NeroG

Google it if you are so interested.

Google it if you are so interested.
01-29-17, 06:52 PM
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Views: 2,917
Posted By NeroG

Well Bill, if you were my only potential employer...

Well Bill, if you were my only potential employer (or a potential employer period) I suppose I could rest easy; But unfortunately I don't believe any and all future ones will be so forgiving.
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01-29-17, 06:45 PM
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Views: 2,917
Posted By NeroG

I would challenge you to find any forum...

I would challenge you to find any forum discussions from any POTUS candidate that date back their high school years.
01-22-17, 08:01 PM
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Posted By NeroG

Untrue. I have a very unique first and last name,...

Untrue. I have a very unique first and last name, nobody else that I have found in the United States has my first name with my last initial.

It would be and is very easy to link this and other...
01-19-17, 09:43 PM
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Views: 2,917
Posted By NeroG

That's a shame. In this modern age,...

That's a shame.

In this modern age, employers routinely search for people's names to see what they're up to online, I'd really like to erase what's been said here since I was in high school when I...
01-19-17, 07:01 PM
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Views: 2,917
Posted By NeroG

Account deletion request

Hi,

I'd like to have my account deleted.

Thanks!
09-26-10, 02:58 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

So that's the way it is around here isn't it? I...

So that's the way it is around here isn't it? I try and thank everyone for the advice they've given instead of work on the bike for the time being and it attracts the scum of the forum who derail my...
09-26-10, 02:36 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Was my above rant not clear enough? From now...

Was my above rant not clear enough?

From now on anyone who posts anything along the lines of "you're polishing a turd" or "just buy a $100 schwinn off of craigslist" (in this thread of course)...
09-26-10, 12:07 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Let me also fill you in on some information. At...

Let me also fill you in on some information. At the time, besides having hypothetical dreams about what I would put on my Varsity, I was pressed for time. The computer I was using at the time was...
09-26-10, 11:28 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

And what advice would that be? I pretty much took...

And what advice would that be? I pretty much took everyone's advice that gave advice towards me actually doing the project compared to those who told me to stop because apparently it's hurting them...
09-25-10, 10:20 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Oh that's very kind of you sir. I apologize for...

Oh that's very kind of you sir. I apologize for being a newbie and a dreamer at times, but apparently it's not apparent to you that I've learned a bit since I started this thread. And I'm sure you...
09-24-10, 11:41 PM
Replies: 165
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Posted By NeroG

I can't believe I forgot this, but does anyone...

I can't believe I forgot this, but does anyone know what the rear hub spacing should be? I think I've found the perfect set of wheels for the right price if the hub spacing is what I need it to be.
...
09-24-10, 11:02 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Well I meant a pre-built set of wheels using the...

Well I meant a pre-built set of wheels using the CR-18's because I have no idea of where to begin building wheels from scratch. The reason being it's a skill that I'm sure I will never use again in...
09-24-10, 07:41 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

I don't remember if I stated this in an earlier...

I don't remember if I stated this in an earlier post but when my father had this bike, he rode down a hillside with thick exposed tree roots and hit a bunch of them. I checked when I took them off...
09-24-10, 01:55 PM
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Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

I'm not quite sure which I'd be looking for. it...

I'm not quite sure which I'd be looking for. it looks like 700c can mean anything from 28 x 1 5/8 x 1 1/4 to 29 inch and that's within an inch so how could I be "way" off?
09-24-10, 01:17 PM
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Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Just a quick question here, I remember a while...

Just a quick question here, I remember a while back asking if 700c wheels would fit on this frame. if the Varsity originally had 27" wheels, and if I'm correct 700c = 29" I would actually need...
09-22-10, 11:38 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

A little bit of an update on this project. I...

A little bit of an update on this project.

I now have a need for using this bike as a method of transportation.

I kind of gave up on it last year because I ran out of resources and was too...
10-19-09, 10:48 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

They do, however there has to be some sort of...

They do, however there has to be some sort of solvent I can soak these in to remove the gunk. They are all stuck together however the material can be softened with more naval jelly but it never...
10-15-09, 03:17 PM
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Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3406/3411233332_f79...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3406/3411233332_f790ff74ed.jpg
The black stuff at the bottom pretty much sums up what happened to it. The old bike chain really isn't important since I had planned on...
10-12-09, 09:28 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Bump. If anyone can help with this problem it...

Bump. If anyone can help with this problem it would jump start the project and I would be back on track.
10-12-09, 09:31 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

I'm still however am in the same situation that...

I'm still however am in the same situation that I've been in since March. The Naval Jelly I was using to remove rust hardened up into a carbon brick. The bearings, and necessary nuts and bolts are...
10-11-09, 04:15 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

I resurrect this thread as well as my project! I...

I resurrect this thread as well as my project! I have absolutely no idea where I left off, I know I almost went a bit ridiculous but I'm back and hopefully I can finish this project by the end of the...
07-17-09, 10:54 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Hello Everyone, It's been quite a while...

Hello Everyone,

It's been quite a while since I've last posted, and I would like to apologize for keeping you all in the dark for this long.

Currently I've been rather busy with other things,...
04-17-09, 10:12 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Well, then I suppose I should since that would...

Well, then I suppose I should since that would make it extremely difficult to remove it.
04-14-09, 10:21 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Oh, that I didn't know, I guess somewhere along...

Oh, that I didn't know, I guess somewhere along the line I thought multiple gears meant fixed gear.

I really can't use the ammo box now that I have found I can't really attach it in any way that...
04-13-09, 11:02 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

I have taken tons of your advice, but advice is...

I have taken tons of your advice, but advice is just that, and sure I have not taken all your suggestions, but a lot of them I have considered. For example I tried the suggestion to use paint...
04-11-09, 11:20 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Ah, it is good to hear from you Pastor Bob, I do...

Ah, it is good to hear from you Pastor Bob, I do need brake levers but I'm thinking about going with A set of Cane Creeks with Crosstops.

Since stripping the paint of the frame has proven not to...
04-11-09, 01:21 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

With the brake levers, I'm going to have to...

With the brake levers, I'm going to have to replace them because both of them broke when I stupidly tested them with the original cables when the bike was still assembled.

I am on a "tight"...
04-09-09, 11:55 PM
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Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Yesterday I sanded down what I could on the bike,...

Yesterday I sanded down what I could on the bike, and I think I will wait since I kind of rushed and primed one side of the frame. I'm going to get a few more paints and chemicals to finish the frame...
04-07-09, 11:39 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Link-tastic post

I finally have an update for all of you, my parents have agreed to purchase a nice set of wheels for me (maybe Aerospokes) as well as tires so I no longer need worry about that.

I suppose I might...
04-03-09, 11:40 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

this project has been going no where and hasn't...

this project has been going no where and hasn't been getting much attention lately so I thought a update was needed.

This weekend as I've stated should be a huge monumental movement in the project...
04-01-09, 10:42 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Ah, alright thanks, This should do it for the...

Ah, alright thanks, This should do it for the disassembly.

I took pictures of this but I forgot to upload them, but the other problem I have is one of the shifter cable brackets on the lower part...
04-01-09, 10:18 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Yesterday I clear coated the ammo can, and I have...

Yesterday I clear coated the ammo can, and I have to say it looks pretty nice.

I think I might need a bottom bracket wrench as I do not know how to remove it otherwise, however I do know this...
03-31-09, 09:56 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Well, yesterday I purchased a 50 cal ammo can for...

Well, yesterday I purchased a 50 cal ammo can for a locking cargo container.

I placed the reflective tape around the bottom of the visible sides and it seems to be visible at night under even low...
03-30-09, 10:41 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

That is what I figured, but really the price of...

That is what I figured, but really the price of any decent good wheels is about the same, at least from what I've looked at.
03-30-09, 10:33 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Well I've made good progress, this weekend I've...

Well I've made good progress, this weekend I've removed the fork and I loosened the chain ring from the frame, but I have yet to completely remove it from the frame.

I think I need to remove the...
03-28-09, 01:04 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Hey guys, I don't know if it's the odd times of...

Hey guys, I don't know if it's the odd times of the day that I post but I would really appreciate some help with the questions I posted above.


-Thanks,
OrenG
03-27-09, 10:50 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

I almost forgot to mention, this weekend I should...

I almost forgot to mention, this weekend I should have all the paint off since I finally found the power sander I have and I should be able to primer the frame as well.

All I need now is to...
03-27-09, 10:31 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

If anyone has any suggestions, please post.

If anyone has any suggestions, please post.
03-26-09, 10:54 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Well, today I found out that one of the cable...

Well, today I found out that one of the cable restraints has bent over and needs to be bent back, my question is do I simply bend it back or should I heat it up with a blow torch and then bend it? ...
03-25-09, 10:18 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

I would love to put some decals on the varsity,...

I would love to put some decals on the varsity, but the color I've chosen doesn't show black very well, if they are white I would love them.

I'm also changing all my locks and chains to...
03-24-09, 10:48 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Well the news isn't so good for my project in...

Well the news isn't so good for my project in terms of the long run.

My parents are definitely the last place I have to get me the Gator skin tires and the Harris Cyclery wheels with Sun CR18...
03-24-09, 10:20 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Alright I'll have to post a picture of the part...

Alright I'll have to post a picture of the part I'm having trouble with.

With the wheels, I think I can reuse a lot of the spokes and the cassettes with just a set of rims and a few new spokes.
...
03-23-09, 10:04 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Wow, this paint really wants to stick to the...

Wow, this paint really wants to stick to the frame, I think after another couple of shots of stripping and no success, I'm going to have to resort to sanding.

One problem I foresee when I prime...
03-23-09, 04:25 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

This afternoon I should have the bike completely...

This afternoon I should have the bike completely stripped of paint and ready to be primed.

I'm getting that krylon snap and spray attachment which should make it easier to control.
03-23-09, 11:04 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Although I would love to have decals, leaving it...

Although I would love to have decals, leaving it without them would be a whole lot less work and I can't really leave the bike painted and without a clear coat.

I think that will be a good...
03-23-09, 10:19 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Well I did manage to get the materials needed to...

Well I did manage to get the materials needed to refinish the frame, I started stripping the paint off yesterday and while in some areas it comes off clean, others are either very thick or the...
03-20-09, 10:12 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Tomorrow I will be picking up a large adjustable...

Tomorrow I will be picking up a large adjustable wrench and I will have the freewheel removed at a bike shop.

I will also be purchasing paint stripper and the various paints I plan on using on the...
03-20-09, 10:29 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

Never mind about the spokes, I remembered that...

Never mind about the spokes, I remembered that the current rims won't perform too well with Kevlar beads.
03-19-09, 10:10 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,263
Posted By NeroG

I finally got the handle bar stem off, and found...

I finally got the handle bar stem off, and found that rust has gotten down into the frame, so that neutralizer and preventative will be necessary.

About the bike lock, wouldn't that make it easy...
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