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04-28-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 990
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

those where my favorites for casual rides as...

those where my favorites for casual rides as well, (which is pretty much all I do!) but the bottoms would split open from where they contacted the pedals.
04-20-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,057
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

(don's observation that everyone here probably...

(don's observation that everyone here probably would agree with, and after 3 glasses of wine by noontime because the wife is away for a whole 10 days...)

why in this day and age doesn't someone...
03-24-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,962
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

not going to win place or show with this one, but...

not going to win place or show with this one, but what the hell ... it's my surfboard fender for a beach ride by ......
03-21-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

My AD Superleight project coming together......

My AD Superleight project coming together... 11-48t microshift cassette with advent x RD with a 46t chainring. no idea how this is going to ride, but beer and covid season can produce some weird...
03-10-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,426
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

mounted the Lauterwasser on a brave volunteer ......

mounted the Lauterwasser on a brave volunteer ... used a tall stem on a too tall frame (for me)... going to sell this one at some point but wanted to give it a try. i think i like it! sorry for...
03-09-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,880
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

preaching to the choir, i think. i used to get...

preaching to the choir, i think. i used to get bicycling magazine in the mail back in the 70's until i got posted overseas, and just recently re-subscribed for 6 issues, and i can't find much of...
03-06-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 812
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i have 2 gran tourismo's with stamped dropouts,...

i have 2 gran tourismo's with stamped dropouts, one running sunXCD RD with a hanger, and one with campy with a hanger. nice riders and nothing wrong with these frames...
02-27-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,745
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

stop drill the crack.

stop drill the crack.
02-26-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 777
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

now all you need is a batman decal to make it the...

now all you need is a batman decal to make it the Bat Bike.
02-23-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 801
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i did that to my fattie bike when i lived in...

i did that to my fattie bike when i lived in myrtle beach... that bike was my errand bike i figured it was a good theft deterrent. it worked, because it was always still there when i came out of the...
02-11-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,459
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

beautiful bikes! i have what i think is a 50's...

beautiful bikes! i have what i think is a 50's Mercian that i bought as a frame.. 110mm rear spacing and stamped dropouts, mounts on both fork blades for a lamp bracket. ...
01-22-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i wonder if silicone spray might be a thing to...

i wonder if silicone spray might be a thing to use in place of leather treatment? (mainly because i have the silicone, but would have to buy some leather conditioner)
01-02-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,558
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

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01-02-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,558
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

my grand daughter bequeathed me her wrecked...

my grand daughter bequeathed me her wrecked Walmart Mongoose when she went and got all grown up and got a car. I took the carcass to the dump, but the bug bit me before i could pitch it, and this is...
12-26-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,511
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i'm taking mine with me.... (does Panaracer make...

i'm taking mine with me.... (does Panaracer make hot lava proof tires?)
12-13-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,053
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

the B17 seems to work better for my elder hind...

the B17 seems to work better for my elder hind quarters, and I just installed a Sella Anatomica H2 on one of the herd but haven't tried it yet. The professional is made from some serious dinosaur...
12-09-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

it would be certainly be an honor, kind sir! but...

it would be certainly be an honor, kind sir! but i need something to do over the winter of our covid discontent, and i'm on the second viewing of "the crown" (my wife isn't a fan of good stuff like...
11-11-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,473
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i think i'm just enjoying this partly as a...

i think i'm just enjoying this partly as a mechanical hobby (used to be an aircraft mechanic in the air force and i like to tinker), partly to try finding the ride(s) that get me twitterpated to...
11-03-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 848
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

now that is a saddle! probably weighs more that...

now that is a saddle! probably weighs more that the rest of the bike it would go on!
11-01-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 76,417
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

winter project. ...

winter project.
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10-24-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 869
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

have you ever just totally changed your mind...

have you ever just totally changed your mind about the entire package for a build? i went down to the dungeon last night to look through all my parts bins, and found a velo orange 46/30 crankset i...
10-13-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 942
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

great to see a future C&V'er getting "imprinted"...

great to see a future C&V'er getting "imprinted" . he will probably never forget this ride with granddad.
10-13-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,277
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

man, that story has me contemplating a 2nd trip...

man, that story has me contemplating a 2nd trip to the liquor store today... and i'm hitting 65 on the 19th.
09-26-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 882
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i noticed both (thank you!) but 130mm stem it way...

i noticed both (thank you!) but 130mm stem it way too long for me, and the pista set is priced a bit on the holy sh*t side of the fence. Hilary Stone Stems 25.4mm (http://hilarystone.com/stems.html)...
09-22-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,976
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

vintage schwinn paramount. timeless, classy,...

vintage schwinn paramount. timeless, classy, solid, perfectly no nonsense professional.
09-17-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

good to go... thanks john irvine!

good to go... thanks john irvine!
07-18-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

sending PM... i like red!

sending PM... i like red!
06-11-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,724
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

https://www.ebay.com/itm/RIBBED-OUTER-BRAKE-CABLE-...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/RIBBED-OUTER-BRAKE-CABLE-SET-FOR-VINTAGE-40s-50s-60s-70s-RACING-BIKE-WHITE/392274629029?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649
06-06-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 922
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

guest you can't really call it a Vent Noir...

guest you can't really call it a Vent Noir anymore! Vent D’argent ...
05-19-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,289
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

great! found it and on order.. awesome-amundo!

great! found it and on order.. awesome-amundo!
05-09-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

the Bentley would be perfect as i ride across my...

the Bentley would be perfect as i ride across my newly purchased Brookline bridge! (purchase for the bridge is pending...)
05-02-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,802
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i was in the Air Force stationed in NH in the mid...

i was in the Air Force stationed in NH in the mid 70's crewing FB-111's, and a friend and i bought a pair of Austro Daimlers.. mine was the ADSL and his was the model below that. SLE i think it was....
02-17-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,442
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

canondale SR something or other... ...

canondale SR something or other...
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02-02-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,389
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

I've fixed up a bunch of bikes over the off...

I've fixed up a bunch of bikes over the off season, didn't really care what i spent because it's a hobby that i love and time well spent, i'll ride them this year to see what ones i like and which...
01-29-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,243
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

uh-oh, crew chief stories! worked a c-130a in the...

uh-oh, crew chief stories! worked a c-130a in the guard that was a light ship in back in nam (we sold it to Venezuela i think) .. big generators on each engine to power a pant load of bright...
01-29-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,243
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i used to be an aircraft mechanic, (F-4's, T-33s,...

i used to be an aircraft mechanic, (F-4's, T-33s, F-111's, C-130 "A" models), and i like older machinery. a bit of actual force to move gears, cables, mechanical parts... and a bit of elegance in...
01-29-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,243
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

bought an Austro Daimler SL in '76 when i was...

bought an Austro Daimler SL in '76 when i was stationed at Pease afb in NH. traded it in for a Vent Noir and OMG, i was in love... rode sun or snow or rain … starting my tinkering then with adding...
01-29-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,243
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

couldn't afford a corvette...

couldn't afford a corvette...
01-24-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,290
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

https://www.pinterest.com/misterries/bicycle-proje...

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01-20-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3,441
Views: 810,033
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

Mid 70's Grand Record. pretty much stock with...

Mid 70's Grand Record. pretty much stock with dura ace brakes added.
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01-18-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,389
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

for me, a classic or vintage is not so much about...

for me, a classic or vintage is not so much about it's monetary or resale value, but how i feel when i ride. what's going on in my head space has a lot to do with my riding power, and feeling that...
01-15-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3,441
Views: 810,033
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

Christmas present to myself... should arrive next...

Christmas present to myself... should arrive next week.. even though i've been bad last year, i forgave myself! ...
01-11-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,690
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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for groceries... but not of the main food group kind. vintage Walmart frankengoose.
11-22-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,552
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i don't think i'd like them on a vintage road...

i don't think i'd like them on a vintage road bike.. but put one on my Rad Mini and love the way it...
09-25-19, 05:40 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,786
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

over the hill gang of socialist enablers who...

over the hill gang of socialist enablers who would find a way to hot rod our walkers (with help from our friends...) who's wives don't understand us...
09-22-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,881
Views: 198,342
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

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he did this as a custom job for me. part of my riding route is by the...
09-10-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,881
Views: 198,342
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

traded for this one the other day from a CL...

traded for this one the other day from a CL listing... i think they only made 12 of them as a promo for H&M dept store in london. this will probably piss someone off, but i've since replaced the...
09-10-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 867
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i watched a youtube vid the other day of bloke...

i watched a youtube vid the other day of bloke comparing a beautifully maintained vintage 10 speed and a modern road bike.. he was in his 20's i'm guessing, and his wording about the elder bike made...
09-02-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 949
Views: 250,716
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

just acquired this bike from a neighbor.. tried...

just acquired this bike from a neighbor.. tried to do some research and it seems to be one of only a dozen made for a department store promo a few years ago... Brick Lane Bikes....
07-26-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,451
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

love the saddle.. origin 8?

love the saddle.. origin 8?
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