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03-03-18, 06:45 PM
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Posted By Peruano

My Jamis Aurora is classic because its not made...

My Jamis Aurora is classic because its not made out of carbon molecules.
I trust that copper brown is somewhat between brown and gold. ...
02-21-18, 05:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,059
Posted By Peruano

Here is the McReynolds bike that started this...

Here is the McReynolds bike that started this thread. Originally posted at Tom Fritts but Photobucket trashed the photos for 2005. Just trying to restore the thread. boone5:...
06-13-17, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By Peruano

Oh, and BTW did you forget to say thank you for...

Oh, and BTW did you forget to say thank you for the offer to solve your problem by sharing parts with you. I'm glad you solved the problem, but stay part of the community if you can.
Forum: Great Lakes
03-27-17, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,953
Posted By Peruano

I'm not sure, but the Driftless area of Iowa...

I'm not sure, but the Driftless area of Iowa (and Wisconsin) brings on some big hills (I'd prefer the Wisconsin side and good maps exist there). Ill has good supporting info.
06-27-16, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 260,427
Posted By Peruano

serial number corrected

Thanks TMar for the info and expertise. I knew the bike had been resurrected in several ways, but thought it contributed in having so many of the original decals. Actual serial number is ks312030
06-27-16, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 260,427
Posted By Peruano

Great thread from which I've learned a lot. I...

Great thread from which I've learned a lot. I have recently purchased as a gift for a friend who needs to get back into riding, a Japanese Bianchi: Piaggio Stickers, O22 frame and forks, double...
06-09-16, 09:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,158
Posted By Peruano

dweenk just made the most relevant observation of...

dweenk just made the most relevant observation of the whole thread. Because they are paired they are probably not for wrenching anything. I'd guess that the slot is such that it would slide onto...
12-28-12, 10:19 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,796
Posted By Peruano

http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj311/rababikes...

http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj311/rababikes/desktop_zps716f4337.jpg

Cycling is a religious pilgrimage. This is what it would look like in France. Tom
Forum: Touring
07-30-12, 03:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,403
Posted By Peruano

Back to the original query about using an old...

Back to the original query about using an old tube as a tire liner. I have a friend who ran a bare bones bike repair facility for folks who didn't have a lot of cash to keep up their bikes in...
Forum: Touring
07-30-12, 03:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,403
Posted By Peruano

Back to the original query about using an old...

Back to the original query about using an old tube as a tire liner. I have a friend who ran a bare bones bike repair facility for folks who didn't have a lot of cash to keep up their bikes in...
07-30-12, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By Peruano

V8, This is a pretty hard nosed group to...

V8, This is a pretty hard nosed group to impress. Congratulations on scoring a bike that you can get excited about, without breaking the bank. Each new bike is a learning experience, and one as...
07-16-12, 03:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,276
Posted By Peruano

I realize this is a pedal bike forum, but I ride...

I realize this is a pedal bike forum, but I ride both kinds of bikes and the same dangers apply to both when it comes to tire traps. Check out the suicidal cattle guards recently installed on county...
07-09-12, 10:01 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,565
Posted By Peruano

I read this thread quickly so may have missed it....

I read this thread quickly so may have missed it. But in ABQ these would be called Sticker Flickers. I thought they helped but only with a relatively smooth tread (mt bikes killed the mass market)....
06-23-12, 09:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,914
Posted By Peruano

PastorBob, You will like the Santana. Your's is...

PastorBob, You will like the Santana. Your's is a Sovereign - they only made one model that year. I have an Arriva (1984) which I believe is either the first or second year for that model. Ours...
06-01-12, 09:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,300
Posted By Peruano

Just to add to the biodiversity of the thread, I...

Just to add to the biodiversity of the thread, I found a "side blotched lizard" Uta stansburiana in a Panasonic BB that I opened recently. He was mummified but intact. BB s are time capsules. Tom
Forum: Touring
03-15-12, 09:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,510
Posted By Peruano

My apologies to those who have heard me extoll...

My apologies to those who have heard me extoll the virtues of amonia solution before, but in New Mexico where we have lots of dogs (although most are chasers rather than biters - its hard to tell...
02-08-12, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By Peruano

vintage knowledge

My apologies for listing something no quite classic, but I was looking for authoritative knowledge, and I got it. The bounds of knowledge available here are unlimited.
I like the idea of ditching...
02-08-12, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By Peruano

4 rings and xlr, Yes, its a match. Thanks. I...

4 rings and xlr, Yes, its a match. Thanks. I suspected that it was nothing special frame wise, but I'm satisfied with the ride and the components more than paid the way. Thanks for the info and...
02-08-12, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By Peruano

vintage aluminum or what did I buy?

A friend claims his brother built this bike for him - maybe freight damaged with new fork to resurrect. Frame has been painted flat black with no obvious id. Any help would be appreciated.
Heavy on...
10-02-11, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 965
Posted By Peruano

I vote with WRK101. If the tire was not evenly...

I vote with WRK101. If the tire was not evenly seated in relation to the rim, the bead will not engage properly and can eventually give way a. when bumped, b. when it warms up a bit, or c. when it...
Forum: Touring
10-02-11, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 574
Posted By Peruano

Go ride now. Dwight Smith would want it.

Touring lost a true veteran on Friday 30 Sept 2011 when Dwight R. Smith, author of One Mile at a Time (Cycling through loss to Renewal) passed away at the age of 90 in Fort Collins, CO. Dwight...
09-24-11, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By Peruano

thanks. I foresee the bike getting moderate use...

thanks. I foresee the bike getting moderate use until its owner decides to get serious about riding. Its no name brakes are being replaced by Modelo Speedy's as this is written. Tom
09-23-11, 02:31 PM
09-23-11, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By Peruano

Finding nothing about this bike, I'm hoping a...

Finding nothing about this bike, I'm hoping a photo will help. http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj311/rababikes/DSC_0589.jpg

http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj311/rababikes/DSC_0586.jpg
It...
09-23-11, 02:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 349
Posted By Peruano

Bike Hub Caps w Tiger Ey Reflex Lens?

Stumbled onto these bike hub caps US Patent 1675431. Sorry folks, they only come in models for mounting on nutted axles (no quick release version known). Anyone got a guess on age? ...
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