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10-06-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 31,490
Posted By EddyR

Nice to see my long gone 1972 Raleigh again. Post...

Nice to see my long gone 1972 Raleigh again. Post #89 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=89)

EddyR
09-22-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,390
Posted By EddyR

Wow I love this thread as it has touched on many...

Wow I love this thread as it has touched on many of my past adventures from Arizona. I was working on a project for Valley National Bank in 1975. I was spending a few days in Prescott and the...
09-20-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,390
Posted By EddyR

We enjoyed driving the 2004 musang on a lot of...

We enjoyed driving the 2004 musang on a lot of roads in the south west US but it is useless as soon as you get on gravel or rutted roads.
Last time we were in SantaFe we went into all those...
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By EddyR

Looks to be similar Centurion Ironman. It is in...

Looks to be similar Centurion Ironman. It is in poor condition and needs everything. I would buy it for the frame set. $100-150 Charlotte NC
09-17-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,390
Posted By EddyR

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My wife and I have driven most of whats left of old 66 and I think we...
09-09-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By EddyR

There is a lot on Google about Igor Kenk. What I...

There is a lot on Google about Igor Kenk. What I got from it was he is a jerk who likes to hear himself talk.
08-29-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,169
Posted By EddyR

I have used Spray Max 2K with very good results....

I have used Spray Max 2K with very good results. One $20 can will do two bicycles or one model aircraft. It comes out looking like glass,supper shinny. After a few days it is bullet proof. It will...
08-20-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,169
Posted By EddyR

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Let me state I did not read all the threads above but I have been using...
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By EddyR

Riverdrifter That is a great looking bike. ...

Riverdrifter That is a great looking bike. Like I said I have had some like that and I would ride them once in awhile. When I moved to a apartment from my house I had to make some tough choices...
08-18-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,915
Posted By EddyR

I don't take long rides anymore.I am 79 but my...

I don't take long rides anymore.I am 79 but my Cad 3 Cannondale always seems to be less work than the vast number of other bikes I have had. Now that was scientific analisis.
I have had at least a...
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By EddyR

When I was a flipper I learned to not go and meet...

When I was a flipper I learned to not go and meet people unless I was the buyer. They will often offer you less and then you have made the trip for nothing.
I had a price and did not take offers....
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By EddyR

R500 does not tell us what year it was made as...

R500 does not tell us what year it was made as that model was made for many years.
I would pass
Ed
08-03-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,863
Posted By EddyR

When I sold my house 18 months ago I kept two...

When I sold my house 18 months ago I kept two keepers from my 700 + I had as a high end bike flipper. I kept my 1997 Cannondale I got in 2000 . Also my 1987 Schwinn Super Sport.
Odd as it may seem...
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By EddyR

When I was heavy into flipping I owned two Radac...

When I was heavy into flipping I owned two Radac bikes. There were two style Radac. One was all aluminum and the other was aluminum and steel. Neither looked like the pictured bike.
ed
07-15-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 724
Posted By EddyR

You are not all that far from Washington or...

You are not all that far from Washington or Baltimore why not put them in there CL and note where you are. I have had people drive 300 miles to get bike s from me.
Ed
07-14-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,153
Posted By EddyR

Just 20 years ago the tour started the 15 pound...

Just 20 years ago the tour started the 15 pound rule. Even steel bikes were going under that be for the rule. The big advantage to carbon is the bike shape is easy to make it the way you want it....
07-14-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 945
Posted By EddyR

Scott I have owned two of the 1987 team bikes. ...

Scott I have owned two of the 1987 team bikes. Both were broken at the chain stay when I got them from a retired Huffy executive . I met him at the Statesville NC mountain bike museum , now...
06-26-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,264
Posted By EddyR

I straightened a few frames a number of years...

I straightened a few frames a number of years ago. I clamped the frame to a very I heavy bench an put a pipe through the head tube. I jacked from the bottom bracket to the pipe and the bend came our....
05-31-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,821
Posted By EddyR

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I got this toy 15 years ago . I was only 63 at the time. Still drive it...
05-30-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By EddyR

The Seekers on a bike -Coke add

Judith Durham lead singer of the Seekers riding no hands,1966
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wp7EFVYyAg&list=PLg-jS7VWuFqeV4mXI265tW0Paff7pxWG6&index=35
05-27-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,482
Posted By EddyR

This seems to be a popular topic so I will add my...

This seems to be a popular topic so I will add my two cents. I was born in 1940 in a smallish upstate NY town. I started riding what we now call road bikes in 1947. I moved to Florida in 1972. In...
05-26-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 14,272
Views: 1,306,645
Posted By EddyR

BIKEMIG you mentioned riding across the...

BIKEMIG you mentioned riding across the country reminded my my friend Roy Traderhorn as a kid rode from Los Angeles to Binghamton NY in 1956 or 57 . We were best friends for our growing up years...
05-15-19, 05:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,099
Posted By EddyR

drafting speed in now up to 183+ mph by this...

drafting speed in now up to 183+ mph by this woman.
https://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/news/2018/9/a-history-of-cycling-speed-records-as-denise-mueller-koronek-reaches-183-mph-541481

I will try...
05-14-19, 04:50 AM
Replies: 14,272
Views: 1,306,645
Posted By EddyR

Enjoyed all those Colorado Utah pictures. Been to...

Enjoyed all those Colorado Utah pictures. Been to Moab a few times and did the ride out to the national parks. Watched the mountain bike boys go to impossible places.
Thanks for the memories.
Ed
05-13-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,099
Posted By EddyR

When living in Clearwater Florida in the 1970's I...

When living in Clearwater Florida in the 1970's I built a couple single speed bikes to try and ride up US 19 from Clearwater to Manatee springs about 110 miles. I did it a couple of times using very...
Forum: Southeast
05-13-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By EddyR

Well you might have done the ride by now so how...

Well you might have done the ride by now so how did it go? I did it in 2009,I was only 68 back then and was feeling really good that year. I did it in late May and the weather was good but very misty...
03-06-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,087
Posted By EddyR

Age,knees, old mans lament . I was born in...

Age,knees, old mans lament . I was born in Binghamton NY in 1940 and road just about every street in town by 1950. There are some 20%+ paved roads there and I avoided them. This year I was back there...
03-06-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,337
Posted By EddyR

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02-16-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,716
Posted By EddyR

I Agee with the person who said it is vanity....

I Agee with the person who said it is vanity. Most people who ride have no idea what our super high end bikes are. I rode my 1987 Team 7/11 bike at quite a few large bike events and no one new what...
01-17-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,597
Posted By EddyR

Seller has to supply you a shipping label for the...

Seller has to supply you a shipping label for the same box he sent it to you in. The label must cover the entire cost to ship it. If he does not you get your money back and keep the bike. I had this...
01-07-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14,272
Views: 1,306,645
Posted By EddyR

Bianchi84 I road those roads of Concord and...

Bianchi84 I road those roads of Concord and Kanapolis for 15 years but now live down In Locust about 15 miles south. Go over to Charlotte speedway and ride around the entry road,it's 2 miles...
12-31-18, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 463
Posted By EddyR

Looks like Mr Barry was a interesting guy EddyR

Looks like Mr Barry was a interesting guy
EddyR
12-19-18, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14,272
Views: 1,306,645
Posted By EddyR

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Did my local ride on my 97 Cannondale but cut over to the main road NC rt...
12-15-18, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14,272
Views: 1,306,645
Posted By EddyR

zukahn1...

zukahn1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/zukahn1-266739.html) Wow Alma Co 10,578 ft . I have stayed in Leadville Co a few time but I see you are 200 ft higher. It has snowed every time I...
12-14-18, 07:53 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,151
Posted By EddyR

I don't remembering anyone being a jerk about any...

I don't remembering anyone being a jerk about any of my bike post on here. One guy was a jerk when I posted about software for mobile viewing but so what as he was stuck in 2004.
I did get put down...
12-13-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 643
Posted By EddyR

I just came across this add for Rust-Oleum and it...

I just came across this add for Rust-Oleum and it shows a bike being painted...
12-13-18, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 643
Posted By EddyR

Here is something else you might try that is...

Here is something else you might try that is simple and quick. Auto parts stores sell a paint they call "engine paint" It is for painting car motor blocks. I think it is enamel so you can use...
12-12-18, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 643
Posted By EddyR

One problem with Rustoleum is it takes a long...

One problem with Rustoleum is it takes a long time to get hard. Sanding it may scratch it. I have seen a lot of people use it on model aircraft as it is fuel proof. The color is fuel resistant but...
12-11-18, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 643
Posted By EddyR

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Be sure to use enamel clear coat. If you try and use lacquer clear it will crack...
12-11-18, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By EddyR

IBThomas I switched to the mobile at the...

IBThomas
I switched to the mobile at the bottom left. The add problem is gone and the pictures are much larger.
Thanks for your help
Ed
12-10-18, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By EddyR

IBThomas There does not seem to be a stand...

IBThomas There does not seem to be a stand alone Bike Forums app in the app store. I have changed the settings on the bottom left corner of the page from mobile to standard and there is no...
12-09-18, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By EddyR

Wise ass answer

Wise ass answer
12-08-18, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By EddyR

I agree that the add bar that in now on the right...

I agree that the add bar that in now on the right side is a pain when using my iPad . I no longer like yout site like I once did.
The add moves into the picture when enlarging the view.
Many...
12-08-18, 08:30 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,280
Posted By EddyR

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1987 replica of my Dag Otto 1987 stage winner
11-03-18, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14,272
Views: 1,306,645
Posted By EddyR

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10-29-18, 06:39 AM
Replies: 14,272
Views: 1,306,645
Posted By EddyR

cooperryder I like the creative photos . I...

cooperryder I like the creative photos . I never encountered anything like the locks on the bridge. How long has that been going on.
I entered many photo contest back in the film days and I...
10-20-18, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 946
Posted By EddyR

I just changed out my old Ultergra briefers and...

I just changed out my old Ultergra briefers and 105 derailleurs for a Claris 2000 briefers,derailleurs cassette and chain on my 1987 Schwinn Super Sport. My old equipment was not worn out but I...
10-15-18, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By EddyR

When I was flipping bikes I took a couple of very...

When I was flipping bikes I took a couple of very high end biked in that had front end crash damage. I was able to straightened two out of three so they looked correct and measured very close.. I did...
10-14-18, 05:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,055
Posted By EddyR

I have this same Cannondale 1997 8 speed setup....

I have this same Cannondale 1997 8 speed setup. Mine is all original and I have riden it since 2002. I changed out the original. wheels for lighter than the 600’s that were on it. It I is lite at...
10-06-18, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14,272
Views: 1,306,645
Posted By EddyR

I am visiting family here in port crane ny so I...

I am visiting family here in port crane ny so I brought my 97 Cannondale with me from home in locust NC. Yesterday I biked chenago valley state park. I did the loop in the park and all the...
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