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06-20-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 50
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Posted By etherhuffer

I think is what the OP wants to do: ...

I think is what the OP wants to do:

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06-15-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,793
Posted By etherhuffer

I take the weather big time serious. My family is...

I take the weather big time serious. My family is from North Dakota. We were on my uncle's farm and my aunt screams "Run! Run for the house!" Scared us to death. As I look over my shoulder I see a...
06-14-22, 10:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 246
Posted By etherhuffer

A recent convert to SuperLube grease for wheel...

A recent convert to SuperLube grease for wheel bearings. I had been using blue marine bearing grease, but the SuperLube seems better after using both. Hint. Go to eBay or Amazon and get 2 or 3 of the...
06-12-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 19,016
Views: 2,356,763
Posted By etherhuffer

Boring ride today, crashed a week ago and had to...

Boring ride today, crashed a week ago and had to lay low a bit. Got out the battle wagon with new fenders and new B17 to break in. Nice to not have filth flying off the tires for a change...
05-29-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 19,016
Views: 2,356,763
Posted By etherhuffer

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Duwamish River. Lots of warnings to not eat...
05-23-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By etherhuffer

Free Spirit

One of the perils of web browsing is that you find 'stuff' I found this photo of a Sears Free Spirit bike with Free Spirit front motor. I have heard someone say that the La Pree rear derailleur is...
05-22-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5,135
Views: 578,882
Posted By etherhuffer

Ducati 250 Scrabler ...

Ducati 250 Scrabler
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05-14-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 771
Posted By etherhuffer

Look for RSX cranks and derailleurs. They work...

Look for RSX cranks and derailleurs. They work well and are bomb proof. The Sugino AT as noted before is good too. Also, A new Sugino triple is going to be great, but spendy.Looks like you have a 7...
05-13-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19,016
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Posted By etherhuffer

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The door opened as I rode my black bike towards...
05-13-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By etherhuffer

My great uncle in MacKenzie Co ND told me about...

My great uncle in MacKenzie Co ND told me about Dust Bowl era storms like this. Not enjoyable
05-08-22, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By etherhuffer

Worked out well, got freehub off, moved to old...

Worked out well, got freehub off, moved to old hub, works well...
04-10-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By etherhuffer

Yes, its an RSX set from a touring rig so it...

Yes, its an RSX set from a touring rig so it should work
04-08-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19,016
Views: 2,356,763
Posted By etherhuffer

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04-07-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19,016
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Posted By etherhuffer

First ride out this year as the pollen has...

First ride out this year as the pollen has finally backed off a bit. The picture below is Ercolini Park in West Seattle. An elderly gent passed and willed his property to the city for a park. A...
04-07-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 379
Posted By etherhuffer

Also, if you find a tool, put it in a vise and...

Also, if you find a tool, put it in a vise and set the wheel on top of it. You can press down and prevent tool slippage. And, you get better leverage by turning the wheel instead of the tool.
04-06-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,322
Posted By etherhuffer

I like Tange best, they seem smoother and last a...

I like Tange best, they seem smoother and last a long time. If you like wrenching and fixing, there are some Youtube videos on how to overhaul old sealed units. Not all are the same. Basically you...
03-31-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 452
Posted By etherhuffer

Yes, my take as well. Ordering a new unit today....

Yes, my take as well. Ordering a new unit today. Thanks for the help!
03-27-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By etherhuffer

Flame ******ants and Pesticides

Really worried that with my new restoration project I might spin so fast that my jockey wheels go up in flames, consuming the entire bike. Plus the frame was really old and could be full of...
03-26-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5,135
Views: 578,882
Posted By etherhuffer

Overhauling an 86 Tempo for a friend. Did BB, hub...

Overhauling an 86 Tempo for a friend. Did BB, hub bearings, headset, freewheel. Not impressed with Maillard hubs, but they spin smoothly. They use a keyed washer on the axles, which is not my...
03-21-22, 07:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 860
Posted By etherhuffer

You didn't really say how loaded the bike will...

You didn't really say how loaded the bike will be. I have Marathon Plus in 40-622, which is a 1.50" tire. It has been great for medium loaded touring, city riding, etc. When loaded with tires at full...
03-18-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By etherhuffer

i have a jaxo wrench for watch backs. Pins are...

i have a jaxo wrench for watch backs. Pins are too small though. Lots of adjustable types on the web. Snap ring pliers also too small to use. Any day I can buy a tool is a good day!
03-14-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,793
Posted By etherhuffer

I am fat, out of shape, and IN! Going to bust my...

I am fat, out of shape, and IN! Going to bust my ass into shape for this
03-12-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 723
Posted By etherhuffer

The seal spins, so it must be connected to cone....

The seal spins, so it must be connected to cone. More of a barrier than a seal. I will open this up really gently and clean then replace. Ah, the smell of mineral spirits in the morning. Smells...
10-08-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,139
Posted By etherhuffer

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A hands on approach to cycling
10-04-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,118
Posted By etherhuffer

I have built up 4 sets of CR18. Can't beat the...

I have built up 4 sets of CR18. Can't beat the price, looks good. But....every build was different. Two trued up right away, one I spents hours on and could not true and tension well. More modern...
10-04-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By etherhuffer

Bingo! Aromatanaya variety from Raintree Nursery...

Bingo! Aromatanaya variety from Raintree Nursery in Morton WA. Quince-apple pie last night. Then membrillo. And a tarte tatin, which come out bright red. Maybe a lamb quince tagine
09-26-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 950
Posted By etherhuffer

Looks like one of the rings in a Turbo Ecabulator

Looks like one of the rings in a Turbo Ecabulator
09-25-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 19,016
Views: 2,356,763
Posted By etherhuffer

Mercer Island to Downtown Seattle then up to...

Mercer Island to Downtown Seattle then up to Discovery Park. Lovely late season weather...
09-21-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By etherhuffer

Being forever doomed to,Sugino XCD cranks is not...

Being forever doomed to,Sugino XCD cranks is not the worst thing, save for price increses the last couple years.
09-19-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 670
Posted By etherhuffer

What, no pie plate comments? I thought for sure...

What, no pie plate comments? I thought for sure there would be a pie plate rant in here by now!
09-12-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1,401
Views: 167,493
Posted By etherhuffer

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09-10-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By etherhuffer

Thanks. I like Silver shifters, but I had these...

Thanks. I like Silver shifters, but I had these sitting here. Might as well use them
08-31-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 30,287
Posted By etherhuffer

Ross Rocks! He did the ride on a Brompton in a...

Ross Rocks! He did the ride on a Brompton in a tweed sport coat one year!
08-26-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 30,287
Posted By etherhuffer

I looked at all those holes and drillium and...

I looked at all those holes and drillium and swooned. Reminds me of a Matt Groening cartoon:...
08-20-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,269
Posted By etherhuffer

I am a few credits shy of a chem degree, sold...

I am a few credits shy of a chem degree, sold industrial chemicals long ago. All your comments are correct. My original post has to do with just a poor man's clean up. Most folks on this post don't...
08-17-21, 10:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,269
Posted By etherhuffer

Poor Man's Parts Cleaner

Looking at a grease clogged derailleur that is in really good shape but gunked up. This was a nice video on parts cleaning if someone can't afford an ultrasonic cleaner. I have seen loads of palm...
08-07-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By etherhuffer

Okay you wiseacres! Yeah, they are really cool. I...

Okay you wiseacres! Yeah, they are really cool. I was thinking of finding a decent frame and make a faux vintage bike. Say, a Squirrel "Super-Nutter" or a Raccoon "Trash-Thrasher". The stupid ideas...
07-11-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19,016
Views: 2,356,763
Posted By etherhuffer

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Ran into a fellow at Alki Beach. Older...
07-11-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 19,016
Views: 2,356,763
Posted By etherhuffer

I finally started some mileage, a 30 miler from...

I finally started some mileage, a 30 miler from Woodinville home via the Burke. ...
07-04-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 19,016
Views: 2,356,763
Posted By etherhuffer

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Usual route, nice offshore breeze. Time to get out...
06-27-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19,016
Views: 2,356,763
Posted By etherhuffer

Well done! I have my generator light set, going...

Well done! I have my generator light set, going out late. Even my E WA roots don't help at this level. I am chugging a liter of fluids per ten miles of ride. Not fun
06-27-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 19,016
Views: 2,356,763
Posted By etherhuffer

Rode to UW a few days ago and boiled. Its worse...

Rode to UW a few days ago and boiled. Its worse today, so got out early. Onshore wind from Seattle must be 90 degrees already at 10 AM. Awful. 108 degrees tomorrow, will be riding the sofa all day.
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04-27-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 19,016
Views: 2,356,763
Posted By etherhuffer

That is one tall frame! 68 cm? I have a Schwinn...

That is one tall frame! 68 cm? I have a Schwinn Voyageur 11.8 that has been powder coated if you have an interest. Too tall for me!
12-27-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19,016
Views: 2,356,763
Posted By etherhuffer

Damn, have not been watching this board, just saw...

Damn, have not been watching this board, just saw this. I just came back from Spokane via Ellensburg, I would have dropped you some cookies and other goodies. Get well, feel better, heal well. I am...
08-30-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19,016
Views: 2,356,763
Posted By etherhuffer

Trip to Bainbridge Island from Seattle. Lovely...

Trip to Bainbridge Island from Seattle. Lovely day especially on the ferries. The views were great both ways...
08-29-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,233
Posted By etherhuffer

I am going to see how itworks for me but write my...

I am going to see how itworks for me but write my name down. I am not married to vintage I cannot use. Not tooting my own horn but I have a minor in chemistry and sold industrial chemicals years ago,...
08-28-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,738
Posted By etherhuffer

Today's Haul

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This and Ideale saddle
08-23-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,482
Posted By etherhuffer

I think that science should be brought to bear on...

I think that science should be brought to bear on the nature of colored pulley wheels. Everything else is just so much speculation. I found a video of a scientist who might be able to shed some light...
08-16-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By etherhuffer

No problem, I got the point. My undergrad is...

No problem, I got the point. My undergrad is Microbiology and Immunology, and its a really dated degree so the world has changed a lot. But basic public health and epidemiology has not. We are...
08-16-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By etherhuffer

He was a far better man than I. Great guy.

He was a far better man than I. Great guy.
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