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09-19-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I am so tempted! Get behind me Satan! I need a...

I am so tempted! Get behind me Satan! I need a nice long bike ride sooooooooooo bad!

We still do not have services on Sunday and I tape for YouTube on Thursdays. However, I've been adamant to the...
09-12-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 313
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

This is such a great picture! CF cranks, 11 speed...

This is such a great picture! CF cranks, 11 speed chainrings and a $$$ chain :p with vintage pedals, Soma cages and Christopher leather straps from the 1970s! :thumb: :thumb:
09-01-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Send your levers to me (in winter months only)...

Send your levers to me (in winter months only) and I'll make custom fitted goat leather ones in any color (available in goat leather). No vegans, please. :D...
09-01-20, 05:07 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,006
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Oh those welds! So NOT Cannondale! They look like...

Oh those welds! So NOT Cannondale! They look like someone took used bubble gum to stick the tubing together. :eek:...
08-29-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,806
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I don't know how rim weight effects the ride...

I don't know how rim weight effects the ride qualities of tubular tires, so I can't speak to that part of your question.

However, I'm a big guy, while currently a reasonable 210 for my 6' 1"...
08-21-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,296
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Playing catchup on this thread while sitting in...

Playing catchup on this thread while sitting in the airport. Like :thumb: ! Like :thumb: ! Like :thumb: ! Like :thumb: ! Like :thumb: !
08-13-20, 04:48 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,296
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Is that weight in "Stones...

Is that weight in "Stones (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stone_(unit))?" :innocent:

I new you could work your magic on bringing the paint back to life. Beautiful!
08-12-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,296
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Glad to see that it arrived safe and sound. Did...

Glad to see that it arrived safe and sound. Did the rear fender stays bend in the shipping or were they like this when I picked it up? Here is what it looked like at the time of purchase:
...
08-04-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,806
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Yet as we all know: $60 here, $60 there, and...

Yet as we all know: $60 here, $60 there, and pretty soon we've sunk $1000s into a project we thought was going to be affordable! :innocent:

Wileyone I definitely echo your list with the exception...
08-03-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,806
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Did you mean to quote me and not Wileyone ? ...

Did you mean to quote me and not Wileyone ?

If you meant my decision to try Tufo Tubular Clinchers, the simple reason would be: Because they are available!

If you look back a few pages you...
08-02-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,806
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Speaking of Tufos, I got a great deal on Tufo...

Speaking of Tufos, I got a great deal on Tufo Tubular Clincher C S33 PRO 24 tires from BikeInn back in June, and they arrived last week. Yesterday I had time to mount them on my mid-90s Mavic Cosmic...
07-29-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 996
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

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I prefer to make my own from goat skins. :innocent:
07-18-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Try heating the freewheel inner body with a torch...

Try heating the freewheel inner body with a torch or heat gun prior to your next attempt. The expansion might help loosen the corrosion locking it in place.

As far as the ball bearings are...
07-15-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,780
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

It looks fine. Sand and smooth out any burrs on...

It looks fine. Sand and smooth out any burrs on those other indents in the outer body and I think you will be fine.
06-22-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

WOW! Fantastic! Congradulations! :thumb:...

WOW! Fantastic! Congradulations! :thumb: :thumb:

Can you post your route map? Obviously you didn't ride in Eastern Idaho with all that ocean in the background!
06-03-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,689
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Kurt, this has to be the most complicated...

Kurt, this has to be the most complicated build/conversion/custom modification ever--- on any bike, let alone a Raleigh 20! :eek:
05-19-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,806
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

As best I know, I never have. I've been away...

As best I know, I never have. I've been away from NH since mid-March, but I've not received any notification from Amazon saying that it shipped. I still feel as if I made out well in this instance....
05-13-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

The larger sprockets from a 6 speed Helicomatic...

The larger sprockets from a 6 speed Helicomatic will fit on a 5 speed Helicomatic body. The smallest sprocket threads off (use two chainwhips) and the remaining sprockets are splined with spacers...
05-06-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,806
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I carry a can of Vittoria Pit Stop with me on all...

I carry a can of Vittoria Pit Stop with me on all my rides, tubular and clincher. About the size of a large CO2 inflator but much lighter. It will seal and inflate the tire at the same time. ...
04-25-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,689
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Kurt, continues to look really nice. Black on...

Kurt, continues to look really nice. Black on black on black etc.. Any plans yet for which saddle to run? B-72 or a Brooks Flyer would suit my tastes and there you have my 2 cents.
04-16-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,735
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

DIY Bike Accessories Made During COVID-19 2020 Pandemic--- Post Your Creations!

I'm in a unique circumstance for my "Shelter in Place" coronavirus lockdown. Instead of being at home in NH, I left for a 3.5 month sabbatical beginning March 15th. Currently Mrs. PB and I are...
04-10-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,920
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

:innocent: Sorry I'm a bit late to this...

:innocent: Sorry I'm a bit late to this discussion. I'm on sabbatical and part of my discipline is to ride more and surf the internet less.

IMO, "Flush & Drizzle" is only a stop gap until a...
03-21-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Jon, what in the world are you up to in this...

Jon, what in the world are you up to in this Covid-19 pandemic? :foo: Well, I guess utilizing an Allvit is a form of social distancing in the C&V world! :innocent: But isn't social distancing...
03-20-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,214
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Since I've participated in this thread in the...

Since I've participated in this thread in the past, I'll add this to the mix:

Last October I purchased from the original owner a 1983 Lotus Super Pro Aero that is equipped with Dura Ace AX group. ...
03-05-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 890
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

On one bike I friction shift an 8 speed HG...

On one bike I friction shift an 8 speed HG cassette and on another a 9 speed HG, both with barend shifters, and don't really have any issues. The 9 speed is a close ratio, IIRC 11-24. The 8 speed is...
03-02-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,806
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Jim and machinist42, one Schwalbe One HT arrived...

Jim and machinist42, one Schwalbe One HT arrived today! Amazon still marks both as "Out for Delivery," so the jury is still out as to whether I receive both.

However, the first tire is not all...
03-02-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,102
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I used Paul Components Racer centerpull calipers...

I used Paul Components Racer centerpull calipers on my '88 ST when I went to mid 90's 700c Shimano 105 wheelset. I paired them with basic Tectro levers and absolutely love the way they work. They can...
02-21-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,806
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Update on the above post: I checked the my...

Update on the above post: I checked the my Amazon Order Status this morning and the second tire continues to say "Not yet shipped...," but when I clicked on "Track Package" it gives me the same...
02-20-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,806
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

machinist42 Lo and behold! I just received an...

machinist42 Lo and behold! I just received an email from Amazon and one of my Schwalbe One HT 28mm tubular tires has shipped with an estimated arrival on March 3rd! The other is still marked as...
02-19-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,896
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Thank you all for your kind comments. I have the...

Thank you all for your kind comments. I have the perfect Brooks Saddle to use, the brown Team Pro Alpe d'Huez.
...
02-16-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,896
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

A quick update on my Leather AX hood project....

A quick update on my Leather AX hood project. This is the 5th iteration and I believe other than some adjustments in the size of the under leather glued to the interior, I've achieved what I was...
02-12-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,896
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Kurt, thanks for the feedback on the transition...

Kurt, thanks for the feedback on the transition at the back of the hood and onto the bar wrap. I might keep the more circular look over trying to achieve a more traditional concave look. While I...
02-10-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,896
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Okay, still not satisfied with my third...

Okay, still not satisfied with my third rendition. I decided to glue an underlayer of leather to make them thicker and more like the original AX hoods. I made them longer for the transition onto...
02-08-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 950
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

The fork crown is not correct. There's no way it...

The fork crown is not correct. There's no way it is an original fork. There are other examples of Paramounts having a Star of David stamped in the BB. But IIRC these were ones that were outsourced...
02-08-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,875
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Nice snag! :thumb: Did it not come with the fork?...

Nice snag! :thumb: Did it not come with the fork? If it did does the serial number on the steering tube match the serial number on the left rear dropout? Has the rear dropouts been respaced to wider...
02-07-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,764
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

The fact that the original wooden rims are still...

The fact that the original wooden rims are still serviceable and ridable--- is a miracle in and of itself. They are beautiful wheels! :thumb:
01-31-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,806
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I absolutely agree! They look great on my '71...

I absolutely agree! They look great on my '71 Paramount.

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01-31-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,806
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

If you like Schwalbe One HT 28mm tubulars in all...

If you like Schwalbe One HT 28mm tubulars in all black (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00EZ8ADQO/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1), they are at this moment $26.30 (plus shipping)...
01-31-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,969
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Hey Wildwood ! I own a few robes and two...

Hey Wildwood ! I own a few robes and two Paramounts--- but I'm not a judge! :innocent:

I'm digging the huge clear plastic pie-plate spoke protector along with the wheel reflectors USAZorro...
01-29-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,728
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

DD, for me it never really ended, as it never...

DD, for me it never really ended, as it never ended for many on C&V.

In my case, in the early 2000s, I was still ridding my Schwinn Traveler bought with wedding money in 1980. It had replaced my...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-25-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,864
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

In my 62nd year of life and my 40th year of...

In my 62nd year of life and my 40th year of ministry--- I'm taking my first sabbatical! :D :thumb:

I plan to spend about a month on the GA coast (where Mrs. PB has gone golfing for several years)....
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-24-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,864
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Kurt, I usually check in here at Folding...

Kurt,

I usually check in here at Folding before heading south with my Dahon for ideas and suggestions. I like what you've accomplished with the Birdy. Now all you need are fenders and racks....
01-14-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Great article! I was in seminary at the time and...

Great article! I was in seminary at the time and completely unaware of the mountain bike craze sweeping the nation. We did similar riding with our one speed bikes in the woods while I was a kid in...
01-14-20, 04:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Thank you steelbikeguy ! As it turns out "the...

Thank you steelbikeguy ! As it turns out "the Reverend" was one of "those" types of clergy. :rolleyes: Hell-bent on proselytizing instead of being "determined" to welcome the stranger.
01-13-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

For purely selfish reasons of curiosity...

For purely selfish reasons of curiosity :innocent: I'd enjoy reading the article on page 36 titled;

"One the Edge of America - Desert and Gulf ~ A Veteran Cyclist Meets a Legendary Lady, a...
01-05-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,225
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

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1983 Lotus Super Pro Aero primarily equipped with Dura Ace AX....
12-16-19, 06:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

:thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:...

:thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

Your donation of 50 bikes to the Bahamas to be used by First Responders in hurricane relief is a true inspiration. Might...
12-14-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,896
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

In the few hoods I've made from leather, the...

In the few hoods I've made from leather, the leather will mold to only a certain degree, and then you need to create a seam and bring it together from a flat two dimensional to a three dimensional...
12-14-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,896
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Kurt, your suggestion is a good one it just needs...

Kurt, your suggestion is a good one it just needs a different medium from which to be made--- or a different stitch--- or a different method to join the two pieces.

I'll be glad to provide a...
12-11-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,896
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

This made me realize I need to post pictures of...

This made me realize I need to post pictures of my completed leather hood prototypes I made in November. One was my design and the second is based on suggestions from cudak888.

Best of luck...
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