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03-24-10, 12:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,584
Posted By awc380

What's the deal with those disc brakes????

What's the deal with those disc brakes????
03-16-10, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By awc380

Bike part supplier - for the Canadian-based C&Vers

It seems like there's a number of great online bike parts/accessories stores based in the US, but what are the Canadian members here using?
When I look up shipping from US-based sites, it's too...
02-18-10, 10:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,153
Posted By awc380

Hey does anyone know where I can buy a complete...

Hey does anyone know where I can buy a complete DA 25th anniversary gruppo?
Does anyone on here know any sellers?
02-17-10, 02:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,909
Posted By awc380

So on these 100+ road rides you guys do....doing...

So on these 100+ road rides you guys do....doing lots of sharp cornering on them all the time, I'm guessing?
Not much straight ahead sections or anything?
01-11-10, 08:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,969
Posted By awc380

Hahhaaaaaa...well met.

Hahhaaaaaa...well met.
12-30-09, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By awc380

I use a grease gun with a needle-type (dunno what...

I use a grease gun with a needle-type (dunno what it's actually called) end.
Works fine for me....
12-11-09, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,435
Posted By awc380

Finally, a web site that talks about bikes.

Finally, a web site that talks about bikes.
12-09-09, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,155
Posted By awc380

That desk looks mighty fine though.

That desk looks mighty fine though.
12-08-09, 06:31 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 22,201
Posted By awc380

Too bad about how 'wriggly' our steel bikes are,...

Too bad about how 'wriggly' our steel bikes are, though...
12-08-09, 06:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,756
Posted By awc380

What, are we on a 'what's a real touring bike'...

What, are we on a 'what's a real touring bike' digression now? Christ...

Come on, guys...
Forum: Touring
12-07-09, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By awc380

Yeah...real profound, guys.

Yeah...real profound, guys.
12-07-09, 10:12 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,103
Posted By awc380

Christ, who the hell cares? Buy whatever you...

Christ, who the hell cares?
Buy whatever you want...
12-04-09, 09:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,863
Posted By awc380

I love how people who start these threads never...

I love how people who start these threads never start by posting a picture themselves...
11-27-09, 11:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By awc380

They used rod brakes in '72?

They used rod brakes in '72?
11-25-09, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 761
Posted By awc380

A rack is often more restrictive than fenders, in...

A rack is often more restrictive than fenders, in my experience, anyway, so I mount the rack where it will work best, then worry about fenders.
11-21-09, 08:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,373
Posted By awc380

...so this stuff removes aircraft? Sweet.

...so this stuff removes aircraft?
Sweet.
Forum: Touring
11-20-09, 03:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,471
Posted By awc380

What a dink. (the website guy, I mean) I love...

What a dink. (the website guy, I mean)
I love his writing style - contrived third-person narrative and all that...

"Darren set out after high school to find adventure, his large, powerful hands...
11-20-09, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By awc380

Yeah.....I guess....real terrible........what?!

Yeah.....I guess....real terrible........what?!
11-15-09, 08:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,051
Posted By awc380

Nice handlebars, though.

Nice handlebars, though.
11-09-09, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6,621
Views: 1,577,251
Posted By awc380

is the fork bent a bit, or is that just the...

is the fork bent a bit, or is that just the photo's angle??
11-09-09, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,369
Posted By awc380

Took a while....but here it is: ...

Took a while....but here it is:

http://i522.photobucket.com/albums/w350/awc380/PB080002.jpg
11-08-09, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6,621
Views: 1,577,251
Posted By awc380

This is a bit overdue...it's a Miele "Aries 650"...

This is a bit overdue...it's a Miele "Aries 650" (?). Maybe mid-late '80's?? (Just a guess, here...) It's got Mountain LX parts, and serves duty as my commuter. Anyone know anything about this...
11-07-09, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By awc380

Serial number is CD 19020 Does that sound...

Serial number is CD 19020
Does that sound right?

My other Nishiki Olympic is: CE 08588
11-06-09, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By awc380

Will do....I'll check when I'm home from work...

Will do....I'll check when I'm home from work...
11-06-09, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By awc380

I think it might be 700 already....but I'll check...

I think it might be 700 already....but I'll check when I get home...
11-06-09, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By awc380

Hey if you were around here, you'd be welcome to...

Hey if you were around here, you'd be welcome to it - I've been finding old decent-quality mountain bikes actually fairly easy to pick up around here - I have a few.

Unfortunately I actually don't...
11-05-09, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By awc380

Two new additions to the stable...

..we'll see if they become permanent residents or not.

Got the pair for $50 a few weeks back.

A Nishiki Olympic (actually my second one!) w/ mostly Golden Arrow parts.
...
10-26-09, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,395
Posted By awc380

Does rubbing oil on the frame leave any oily...

Does rubbing oil on the frame leave any oily residue to cover your pants with?
Or do you wipe it all off?
10-23-09, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By awc380

Yeah....give me a wood saddle while you're at it,...

Yeah....give me a wood saddle while you're at it, too...
10-22-09, 09:30 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,606
Posted By awc380

What, these don't exist, you're saying? Or...

What, these don't exist, you're saying?
Or are they just stupidly expensive? (they are.)
10-21-09, 02:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,238
Posted By awc380

Funny...I've been having exactly the same problem...

Funny...I've been having exactly the same problem up here. Miyata 210, though.
Must be the winter coming or something...
10-19-09, 06:49 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 22,201
Posted By awc380

I thought the boiled linseed oil was less likely...

I thought the boiled linseed oil was less likely to spontaneously combust or something...
10-17-09, 08:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 930
Posted By awc380

Thanks for the suggestion of the bus lines...I...

Thanks for the suggestion of the bus lines...I never thought of that, but I bet it's a good way to go.
10-17-09, 08:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 930
Posted By awc380

Yow! I though that might be the case...no good...

Yow! I though that might be the case...no good cheap way to ship this stuff from Canada, is there?
Hmm....maybe I'll stick to finding local buyers after all...
10-16-09, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 930
Posted By awc380

Shipping what you sell

Hey C&Vers,

I'm thinking about making the leap from local CL sales to eBay, and I'm a bit nervous about it.
Mostly the administrative details, and especially shipping.

I always see people...
10-16-09, 09:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,369
Posted By awc380

Seems like for a certain year (198?), that...

Seems like for a certain year (198?), that (almost) exact version of that bike was made by different companies...I have a Miele that looks strikingly like yours.

I'll post it when I get home from...
10-14-09, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 856
Posted By awc380

Oh snap! Well put, my friend.

Oh snap! Well put, my friend.
10-06-09, 08:34 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,216
Posted By awc380

Who TF cares?

Who TF cares?
09-30-09, 02:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,865
Posted By awc380

We're honestly discussing grease now? Is there...

We're honestly discussing grease now?
Is there vintage grease?? What do we want here...???
09-29-09, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,477
Posted By awc380

What is that, an old Adam Sandler movie...

What is that, an old Adam Sandler movie reference?
Wow....
09-23-09, 09:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,647
Posted By awc380

Damn rod brakes....when will they invent...

Damn rod brakes....when will they invent something more reliable, eh?
09-07-09, 08:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,935
Posted By awc380

On the whole, I prefer not to turn something that...

On the whole, I prefer not to turn something that I enjoy (fixing things - especially bikes) into something that I don't.

Other people can scour the trash and spend hours flipping bikes and smile...
09-04-09, 07:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,710
Posted By awc380

Would someone who buys a complete (expensive)...

Would someone who buys a complete (expensive) bike from Rivendell really be likely to complain about the company?
Forum: Touring
09-04-09, 07:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,932
Posted By awc380

Keep those wheels! Why replace them if they're...

Keep those wheels!
Why replace them if they're working fine? (I assume they are)
Forum: Touring
09-04-09, 07:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,268
Posted By awc380

I've never heard anyone say that kids can't ride...

I've never heard anyone say that kids can't ride bikes....isn't it usually the opposite people say?
09-01-09, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By awc380

Man...I want mine set up like yours!

Man...I want mine set up like yours!
09-01-09, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By awc380

1986. Seems that way, la the catalogs.

1986. Seems that way, la the catalogs.
09-01-09, 09:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 785
Posted By awc380

They did at some point, at least. Mine has...

They did at some point, at least.
Mine has them.

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=452156
08-31-09, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,624
Posted By awc380

I have found that the brand of hub I ride has had...

I have found that the brand of hub I ride has had next to no effect on my riding comfort or ease of maintenance. Even cheap hubs do their job pretty well, considering.

The only think that makes a...
08-31-09, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,940
Posted By awc380

They'll work fine. Blow them up a bit when...

They'll work fine. Blow them up a bit when you're installing them.
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