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08-10-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,447
Posted By SurferRosa

Might look better with the clamp hinge on the ds.

Might look better with the clamp hinge on the ds.
08-10-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,447
Posted By SurferRosa

The two stainless VO Retro cages and VO clamps...

The two stainless VO Retro cages and VO clamps work for me. See post 40 (https://www.bikeforums.net/22603616-post40.html).

​​​​​You are correct that the VO bands can rust. But it's only happened...
08-08-22, 10:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 942
Posted By SurferRosa

I wouldn't want to do that based on the spoke...

I wouldn't want to do that based on the spoke length differences between the two o.l.d.s, especially after shelling out for a new wheel. When I buy something new, I want it to be correct, right out...
08-08-22, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By SurferRosa

Sorta like this? ...

Sorta like this?

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/71rHNBkxfVL._AC_SL1500_.jpg
08-08-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 342
Posted By SurferRosa

Weebles, on the other hand... ...

Weebles, on the other hand...

https://youtu.be/dFzhjnjXc2o.
08-08-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,447
Posted By SurferRosa

There's an easy solution for most of that; you...

There's an easy solution for most of that; you have to file/sand the edges. You can paint the underside with clear nail polish. I also use tape when mounting them, not under the clamp, but to hold...
08-07-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 342
Posted By SurferRosa

Hot.

Hot.
Forum: Foo
08-07-22, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 282
Posted By SurferRosa

Tough old broad.

Tough old broad.
08-07-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 544
Posted By SurferRosa

Date of Manufacture of Bicycle Components can be...

Date of Manufacture of Bicycle Components can be used to date a bike: component dating (http://www.vintage-trek.com/component_dates.htm)
08-07-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,447
Posted By SurferRosa

RJ The Bike Hack. "Hey, viewers!"...

RJ
The Bike Hack.

"Hey, viewers!" :roflmao2:
08-07-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 942
Posted By SurferRosa

They could be viewed that way if you don't have...

They could be viewed that way if you don't have access to a dictionary. :lol:
Forum: Foo
08-06-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 286
Posted By SurferRosa

One of them knocked over two big planters, sort...

One of them knocked over two big planters, sort of overhanging our deck. Made a huge noise. Didn't break anything except for part of the plant. When I heard it, I was thinking that could be two...
08-06-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 599
Posted By SurferRosa

Good looking bike. Love the hubs. How much of...

Good looking bike. Love the hubs. How much of that Campy seatpost is sitting below the seat lug?
08-05-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,763
Posted By SurferRosa

Shilshole Bay, the new album by Miyata 912 ...

Shilshole Bay, the new album by Miyata 912


https://i.imgur.com/2kHKZBo.jpg
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08-05-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By SurferRosa

Now, drill it and replace all the bolts with ti. ...

Now, drill it and replace all the bolts with ti. :lol:
08-05-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By SurferRosa

Love this one: ...

Love this one:

https://media.newyorker.com/photos/62e4160266602c7ee8f88569/master/w_640,c_limit/2013_06_03_Hall_Bike_web.jpg
08-05-22, 12:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By SurferRosa

I knew it! :lol: This thread is so not safe...

I knew it! :lol:

This thread is so not safe for the prejudiced. And a helmet won't help! :roflmao2:
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By SurferRosa

Before purchase I would remove each brake caliper...

Before purchase I would remove each brake caliper and look at the fork and brake bridge. They shouldn't be nutted; they should be recessed. This is a really old school brakeset from the '70s mounted...
08-04-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 898
Posted By SurferRosa

It's usually Cinelli for me, but I love the 3ttt...

It's usually Cinelli for me, but I love the 3ttt on my Torpado. Original stem decal, too. :thumb:


https://i.imgur.com/BrJGenf.jpg
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08-04-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 599
Posted By SurferRosa

https://www.ebay.com/itm/283164283648?epid=2256600...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/283164283648?epid=2256600063&hash=item41ede81300:g:1vkAAOSwgwFdUgQW
08-03-22, 10:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 637
Posted By SurferRosa

Tell us what the issue is. Are you replacing...

Tell us what the issue is. Are you replacing pedals on this particular vintage Fuji? What is wrong with the original pedal set? You can overhaul vintage pedals with removable dust caps if there is...
08-03-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 637
Posted By SurferRosa

Maybe you haven't heard, but this is a convention...

Maybe you haven't heard, but this is a convention for people to remember how to loosen a pedal regardless of side (left or right). Both loosen by turning a wrench held at 12:00 "backwards" toward the...
08-03-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 371,600
Posted By SurferRosa

Watching Ingrid Bergman in Her Own Words (2015)...

Watching Ingrid Bergman in Her Own Words (2015) on HBOMax. Great movie.


https://i.imgur.com/VX9C8SZ.jpg
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Glad they included how much she loved Jekyll and Hyde (1941). That's my favorite role...
08-03-22, 11:33 AM
08-03-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By SurferRosa

Well, yeah! The barcons alone are worth $45....

Well, yeah! The barcons alone are worth $45. :thumb:

And now the kid might mow your lawn or refrain from spraying your mailbox with his tag. :lol:
08-03-22, 09:51 AM
08-03-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By SurferRosa

Come on, man. You're too resourceful to use a...

Come on, man. You're too resourceful to use a broken derailleur on your own fleet. Toss it in your bin, and there's plenty still there (pulley wheels, anchor bolt, etc.) to offer donor pieces for...
08-02-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,436
Posted By SurferRosa

Damn, I've been doing it wrong all these years! I...

Damn, I've been doing it wrong all these years! I wonder how many watts I'm losing?

The thing I absolutely adore about Sheldon Brown is that he doesn't scare people. He empowers them ... to do all...
08-02-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,436
Posted By SurferRosa

With a string and a metric ruler. Uh,...

With a string and a metric ruler.



Uh, yeah.



Why wouldn't they be? You can make a simple tool with a threaded bolt, some nuts and washers.
08-02-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,436
Posted By SurferRosa

Who's a "professional," and who's not? Is a...

Who's a "professional," and who's not?

Is a professional just a guy that works at a bike shop, and the non-professional is a dude that has rebuilt 100 bikes in his basement?

Is spreading a...
08-02-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By SurferRosa

How do you tell a Victory hub from Chorus?

How do you tell a Victory hub from Chorus?
08-02-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,060
Posted By SurferRosa

Is that possible? :foo: :lol:

Is that possible? :foo: :lol:
08-01-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By SurferRosa

It's all about the skewer, isn't it? :lol: I...

It's all about the skewer, isn't it? :lol:

I would agree with you, but the Victory one might also be Chorus. Their skewers look very similar if not the same.

The bearing races on your hubs are...
08-01-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 386
Posted By SurferRosa

You're basically just discarding a valuable...

You're basically just discarding a valuable vintage component by using the very short-term solution of JB Weld. These lockrings can go for $25+ on eBay. And then it makes it far more difficult to...
07-31-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 371,600
Posted By SurferRosa

Set your dvr. This is on tcm today at 2pm edt.

Set your dvr. This is on tcm today at 2pm edt.
07-30-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,164
Posted By SurferRosa

I'm totally in if I can also get this on a white...

I'm totally in if I can also get this on a white t-shirt.

https://i.imgur.com/D1aGruM.jpg
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Coca-Cola could possibly sponsor this to offset any or all costs.
07-30-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,060
Posted By SurferRosa

Third time's a charm? :lol: . I don't...

Third time's a charm? :lol:


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I don't know enough about them to know if that's the case, but if so, I think they could really benefit with more thought in their photography. The backgrounds...
07-30-22, 05:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 402
Posted By SurferRosa

I bought one that was a repaint a few years ago....

I bought one that was a repaint a few years ago. The guy didn't use the correct decals. I'm not sure if the fork was original or not. It was a very solid bike. I found a nos Sprint rear derailleur...
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By SurferRosa

A Huffy that's been sitting outside for 10 years?...

A Huffy that's been sitting outside for 10 years? You might be fortunate if someone took it off your hands without charging you a disposal fee.
07-29-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 371,600
Posted By SurferRosa

The other boys tried to cut off the hair of The...

The other boys tried to cut off the hair of The Boy with the Green Hair. He made his getaway by bike.

https://ridesabike.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Dean-Stockwell-smaller.jpg
07-29-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By SurferRosa

Come on! I wish one of you Andy K's would argue...

Come on! I wish one of you Andy K's would argue vehemently with the other Andy K in an Andy K brake reach showdown for the ages!

Readers like me need to decide which Andy K gets my full support.
...
07-29-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,874
Posted By SurferRosa

I "understood the beauty" after acquiring (and...

I "understood the beauty" after acquiring (and overhauling) my first Nuovo Record rd. :thumb:
07-29-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 598
Posted By SurferRosa

It's one of those things of physics that I cannot...

It's one of those things of physics that I cannot easily explain, but it is something that I learned very early when I first started working on my own bikes.
07-29-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 598
Posted By SurferRosa

Strongly disagree. Most of my bikes use Campy...

Strongly disagree. Most of my bikes use Campy Record hubs, and I always adjust for preload. It's a bigger issue in the rear. The front skewer isn't locked down as tightly.
07-28-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 349,895
Posted By SurferRosa

Love this headline that showed up on my Google...

Love this headline that showed up on my Google feed today:

Engineer attempts to understand how his cat can sleep through anything except opening of a can...
Replies: 13
Views: 432
Posted By SurferRosa

Funny, but, no. It would be a fun project. I...

Funny, but, no. It would be a fun project. I would fully overhaul it, refurbish, and sell for $400ish. If it didn't sell, then I'd have to keep. :thumb:
07-27-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 425
Posted By SurferRosa

The first bike I "rebuilt" was a Huffy. Belonged...

The first bike I "rebuilt" was a Huffy. Belonged to the neighborhood bully. The only bike I ever stole. For some reason, I thought I could avenge everyone and also make some cash by parting it out....
07-27-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 273
Posted By SurferRosa

Is overcharging a normal practice? Yes. That's...

Is overcharging a normal practice? Yes. That's why you should learn all this simple service on a very simple machine yourself.
07-26-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,451
Posted By SurferRosa

912!! 912!! How dare you discount my 912 (!) by...

912!! 912!! How dare you discount my 912 (!) by 11 percent!!!

https://i.imgur.com/AEExMuO.jpg

:D
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