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10-02-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 439
Posted By sdn40

The shift levers aren't original and were...

The shift levers aren't original and were originally mounted on the downtube
10-02-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 439
Posted By sdn40

Looks like someone performed some downgrades...

Looks like someone performed some downgrades through the years. Because of that, it's a perfect candidate to tear down over the winter and slowly build back up for spring. Especially if you plan on...
09-12-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 541
Posted By sdn40

Don't overthink it. Paint is paint. Treat it like...

Don't overthink it. Paint is paint. Treat it like your car. Still cringe whenever I see people using stiff bristle brushes on bike paint. Would you use it on your car ?
08-22-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 326
Posted By sdn40

If it weren't for companies like Cannondale not...

If it weren't for companies like Cannondale not being afraid to fail, you'd all be riding bikes with a 5' tall front wheel and a 1' tall back wheel
08-13-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10,358
Views: 1,324,683
Posted By sdn40

Kevin Costner plowed under part of his cash crop,...

Kevin Costner plowed under part of his cash crop, putting his family in danger of starvation and subjecting them to massive public ridicule, to build a baseball field.
He didn't hesitate.
08-12-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10,358
Views: 1,324,683
Posted By sdn40

And he just happened to have a full tri-color on...

And he just happened to have a full tri-color on hand but didn't want to finish swapping it over with broken brifters ?? Weirder things have happened I guess, but there is a story and I would want to...
08-12-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10,358
Views: 1,324,683
Posted By sdn40

I think so. I would want to know why it was taken...

I think so. I would want to know why it was taken apart though
08-02-22, 09:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,658
Posted By sdn40

Only if bikes somehow become as important as the...

Only if bikes somehow become as important as the Declaration of Independence
07-23-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,607
Posted By sdn40

Unless I had money to burn - I would look at that...

Unless I had money to burn - I would look at that frame and say, "damn, this thing has aged well" despite my not giving it the love it deserves. Cool, unique, and time has certainly not passed it by....
07-19-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,204
Posted By sdn40

Any one that's wedged between your ass

Any one that's wedged between your ass
06-15-22, 12:06 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,752
Posted By sdn40

You are losing loads of time carrying that stick...

You are losing loads of time carrying that stick with a hook on it because otherwise there's no way to reach those shifters :)
10-27-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,633
Posted By sdn40

Just wondering which Cannondale is your project ??

Just wondering which Cannondale is your project ??
10-24-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,499
Posted By sdn40

Actually surprised you ditched the crankset. I...

Actually surprised you ditched the crankset. I have the LX on a turquoise Raleigh USA Supercourse and really like it. I search the auctions every once in a while because I wouldn't mind building...
10-23-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,226
Posted By sdn40

What was your white paint deep cleaning process ?

What was your white paint deep cleaning process ?
10-09-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,432
Posted By sdn40

FWIW Be careful with sticking a bunch of money...

FWIW
Be careful with sticking a bunch of money into a motor home. The boxes are built as cheap as possible (1x3 walls, staples and glue), and then plunked on a frame and exposed to twisting,...
09-27-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,310
Posted By sdn40

You need to make friends that know about working...

You need to make friends that know about working on bikes. I learned as I went in restoring a Cannondale Criterium and came out the other side just fine. Powder coating and ebay parts throughout. New...
09-25-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,825
Posted By sdn40

Pretty much. If the Dollar Store has grease I'm...

Pretty much. If the Dollar Store has grease I'm sure it can handle any bike bearings. If there has been any bike bearing failures due to excessive heat surpassing the grease specs I haven't heard of...
09-19-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,256
Posted By sdn40

Thanks for interjecting. I should have clarified...

Thanks for interjecting. I should have clarified that I am not a BB expert and grew frustrated very quickly with the BBO, EXO, EVO, JoeSchmo, and countless other terminologies and which cranksets go...
09-19-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,256
Posted By sdn40

Not gonna be for everyone, but IMO this is the...

Not gonna be for everyone, but IMO this is the bargain. You can find them new for $59.99 and recently I picked one up for $47.99 new. Square taper so you don't have to buy a $60 dedicated bottom...
09-18-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 300,751
Posted By sdn40

Just brought this home. Pics taken after a quick...

Just brought this home. Pics taken after a quick hose down due to a layer of dust and dirt. Dura Ace levers (hoods are toast), pedals, hubs and shifters as well as the pictured crank, rd, and brakes....
09-17-21, 02:12 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,597
Posted By sdn40

I'm not a fanboy, but since I haven't seen it...

I'm not a fanboy, but since I haven't seen it mentioned yet, and it may fly under the radar, I wonder if riding a Prologue is enough to be able to cross a lot of the more expensive rides off a list....
09-10-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,552
Posted By sdn40

I'm just worried about throwing away an old...

I'm just worried about throwing away an old coffee maker. I don't want to kill any angels.
08-27-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,396
Posted By sdn40

I'd be much more worried about keeping my...

I'd be much more worried about keeping my seatpost original to my body than the Schwinn's
08-19-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,567
Posted By sdn40

And for 50 years automobile gas tanks vented...

And for 50 years automobile gas tanks vented directly into enclosed garages. Look - I get it - flammable liquids need to be used with care. If you want to used distilled water and ivory soap and a 12...
08-19-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,567
Posted By sdn40

Not too worried. I also have a few working brain...

Not too worried. I also have a few working brain cells. As did generations before me that barely survived such dangerous practices.
08-19-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,567
Posted By sdn40

I use gasoline and a paintbrush. I also eat eggs,...

I use gasoline and a paintbrush. I also eat eggs, red meat, and cut the tags off my pillows.
08-19-21, 01:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,058
Posted By sdn40

By the time you unpack a foam cannon, I can wash...

By the time you unpack a foam cannon, I can wash the painted surfaces of a bike with a sponge 10 times. Just a tad overkill IMO.
Even on cars, I find the $12 car wash nozzle all I need. One...
08-14-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,347
Posted By sdn40

Yep - I was thinking set screw

Yep - I was thinking set screw
08-14-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,347
Posted By sdn40

Ruined Cinelli Stem ??

I think I know why it was done - but sad. Seems like a rare stem too.

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08-12-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 721
Posted By sdn40

Great info guys. Yes, I know it's partly an...

Great info guys.
Yes, I know it's partly an aesthetic thing, and therefore subjective. My first thought was for bikes with the cable running on top of the top tube, as I was staring at my Ironman...
08-12-21, 12:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 721
Posted By sdn40

Use cable stops on top tube ??

Random thought. Instead of having the brake cable housing snake across the entire top tube, anyone ever try using stops on the 2 end eylets, with bare brake cable in between ?? I guess it would mimic...
08-09-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By sdn40

Scheduled the meet up time as soon as he was...

Scheduled the meet up time as soon as he was available. Not much I could do. I can't stop the guy from receiving messages in the interim
08-08-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By sdn40

$100 - We texted back and forth talking about the...

$100 - We texted back and forth talking about the frame and components etc. I said I'd take it and scheduled to drive up to get it. He messaged me saying "sorry I promised someone else they could see...
08-08-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By sdn40

Thanks for the info. I messaged back the seller...

Thanks for the info. I messaged back the seller and said "In other words you got an offer over your asking price" and he actually admitted it and said "good guess."
Not much one can do in that...
08-08-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By sdn40

False alarm. Owner messaged me and said he...

False alarm. Owner messaged me and said he promised someone else he could look at it first ----- errrrr ---- someone offered more money
08-08-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By sdn40

Titanium Frame MTB ?

Heading out to pick up this mysterious bike. The owner says there is no decals, but his local LBS identified it as titanium. The welds seem like they are smaller than what aluminum has but what the...
08-06-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By sdn40

Continental Sale

I'm not an expert at what is considered a bargain, but Planet Cycles has Grand Prix's for $24.95 and Ultra Sports for $14.95. The other Contis are on sale as well. Free shipping if you spend $50
07-31-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By sdn40

Wrap the chainstay with some brown handlebar tape...

Wrap the chainstay with some brown handlebar tape - win win
07-30-21, 01:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,715
Posted By sdn40

Open your wallet and check inside. Also if you...

Open your wallet and check inside.
Also if you have to ask you may already have your answer. A project like that takes time, patience, passion, etc.
Did I mention open your wallet and check inside...
07-26-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10,358
Views: 1,324,683
Posted By sdn40

top506 Almost forgot - there's also the '85...

top506 Almost forgot - there's also the '85 Coleman Columbia. Oddly enough - I took the stove out of it. :lol:
And if I could find a Coleman Colorado - I'd buy it in a heartbeat
...
07-26-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10,358
Views: 1,324,683
Posted By sdn40

You have weird military and health paranoia...

You have weird military and health paranoia issues :)
I don't have a military stove yet, but I have (11) 502's, (2) 508's, (4) more modern single burners I can't recall the #'s. I also have 5...
07-25-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,312
Posted By sdn40

Sometimes it's just best to use the intended...

Sometimes it's just best to use the intended product for the intended use. Evaporust attacks rust only, is re-usable, and is available at Harbor Freight in 2 sizes.
Cutting corners is great, but...
07-25-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10,358
Views: 1,324,683
Posted By sdn40

I only bought this so this thread wouldn't get...

I only bought this so this thread wouldn't get buried and lost forever. I'm just a giver I guess.
Well that, and it was my size, and cool, and $50.
I believe it's an '89 Master. Some scuffs that...
07-24-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,000
Posted By sdn40

Not every bike is destined for a re-birth as new....

Not every bike is destined for a re-birth as new. If it were mine, I would tear it down and put in some elbow grease. You'd be surprised what a thorough cleaning, a magic eraser, and some rubbing...
07-22-21, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5,424
Views: 613,820
Posted By sdn40

Ad picture. Was hoping for one broken cable guide...

Ad picture. Was hoping for one broken cable guide and the need for some red touch up. Showed up to find extensive paint bubbling on seat tube all around front deraiilleur mount. More bubbling on top...
07-22-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 192,850
Posted By sdn40

wrong thread

wrong thread
07-21-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,000
Posted By sdn40

I've been on the lookout for one. I think the...

I've been on the lookout for one. I think the graphics and curb appeal are great. It's light. Upgrade the parts to whatever you want. It's aluminum and has a unicrown fork so it won't get much love...
07-18-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,948
Posted By sdn40

I half buried the rabbits and painted them a...

I half buried the rabbits and painted them a cherry color. No more problems
07-18-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By sdn40

I've been checking the 'bay for rims - just to...

I've been checking the 'bay for rims - just to see if they are available. Not married to the rear wheel being offest - unless the current spokes would dictate that. I think I read where you can move...
07-18-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By sdn40

Velocity Aerohead Help

I was given this wheelset when purchasing a frame (nice guy). He pointed out the crack in the rear offset rim (1/4" long under a spoke). The front rim is in great shape. What makes it interesting (at...
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