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05-21-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 53,642
Posted By EddyR

Super nice looking restoration. 1/8 in tape works...

Super nice looking restoration. 1/8 in tape works good for setting off two colors. I made my own cutting it as thin a 1/16 . I clear coated over it and it never came loose.
Ed
05-12-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3,550
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Posted By EddyR

Took a very strange fall last week just after the...

Took a very strange fall last week just after the above picture was taken. I am hesitant to put this here as it may discourage some but I will call it a none moving accident . I never get on my bike...
05-10-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,688
Posted By EddyR

I think the chart is correct if it was about...

I think the chart is correct if it was about older people’s activity. Most slow down a lot as time advances. Bike riders are not your average senior. No one besides myself in my building ride a bike...
05-06-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,201
Posted By EddyR

I went bone on bone for several years on my right...

I went bone on bone for several years on my right knee until i no longer could walk 100 feet. Had knee replacement three months ago and now walking is coming back slowly but bike ridding came back...
05-06-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3,550
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Posted By EddyR

Will be 82 in less than a month and i am three...

Will be 82 in less than a month and i am three months from my knee replacement today so i went out on this 88 Cannondale i had never ridden. Picked it up six months ago as a shed find. Under Thirty...
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By EddyR

I do not know much about these bikes but it looks...

I do not know much about these bikes but it looks like a mens Spitfire model. To fix up and ride is easy but to restore it will take a a huge effort and there plenty of that vintage on cl for &2-300...
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By EddyR

Many of these smaller sizes are advertised as a...

Many of these smaller sizes are advertised as a woman's bike . I found my 88 Cannondale advertised as a woman’s bike as it was with a much larger Trek
Ed
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By EddyR

At $70 the bike is gone already.??

At $70 the bike is gone already.??
04-26-22, 04:26 PM
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Posted By EddyR

Most of my ridding in in short hops around my...

Most of my ridding in in short hops around my subdivision . I stay off all roads with a lot of traffic. I use to ride Lower rocky river to Locust on 24/27 twice a week and Reed Mine road loop once a...
04-26-22, 03:42 PM
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Posted By EddyR

yes i agree I live in a building with some very...

yes i agree I live in a building with some very old people and most think I am in my 50’s because i ride a bike. I must admit i do not look my age. I have always been blessed with a looking much...
04-23-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,628
Posted By EddyR

I read through the later post here and one thing...

I read through the later post here and one thing different about walking and ridding is in 30 minute walk you may get around the block but on a bike you may have gone through several subdivisions. I...
04-18-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,242
Posted By EddyR

Some people have huge collections of things just...

Some people have huge collections of things just because they can. money is no object. I know of people who have hundreds of vintage stereo amps and guys who have thousands of of model airplane kits....
04-05-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,341
Posted By EddyR

I road at 5 weeks after complete knee replacement...

I road at 5 weeks after complete knee replacement using a old set vintage flat peddles. I am glad I did as each time I stopped i was never sure which foot i was going to put down first. As my balance...
04-05-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3,550
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Posted By EddyR

I am 81 and never thought of myself as old until...

I am 81 and never thought of myself as old until my right knee got so bad it was making it hard to ride about a year ago. February 10 i had complete knee replacement. I wanted to be back on my bike...
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By EddyR

Google has a lot on them. I know nothing about...

Google has a lot on them. I know nothing about them
ed
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By EddyR

Just trying to help ,277 looking at C&V, 66 over...

Just trying to help ,277 looking at C&V, 66 over here.
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By EddyR

You put it in wrong tread

You put it in wrong tread
02-06-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,077
Posted By EddyR

Thirty years ago I closed my wholesale camera...

Thirty years ago I closed my wholesale camera repair business. I was making good money but it was obvious digital was going to wipe out film soon. Nasa and Government work was keeping me going but I...
Replies: 19
Views: 14,045
Posted By EddyR

You already have a thread on this bike? If you...

You already have a thread on this bike? If you want value why not start another thread
02-03-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 46,473
Posted By EddyR

here is my current ride Red 92 Cannondale ...

here is my current ride Red 92 Cannondale
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1316/img_0437_0b63f955b61e822d62e23c5084c916c660505d6a.jpeg
01-28-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,178
Posted By EddyR

All Cannondale bikes as everyone knows how...

All Cannondale bikes as everyone knows how fragile aluminum is. Just kidding as older Cannondale’s are my favorite bike. I have seen comments on here almost this bad as things get repeated over and...
01-18-22, 06:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,804
Posted By EddyR

Base 2 COME ON YOU KNOW I WAS TALKING ABOUT TWO...

Base 2 COME ON YOU KNOW I WAS TALKING ABOUT TWO DIFFERENT THINGS.
First The Swiss freehub and then comments about freewheel axle failures.
HOW LAME
01-18-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,804
Posted By EddyR

Sorry this took so long . All I did was a...

Sorry this took so long . All I did was a search on Google " dt swiss hugi broken axle" or "dt swiss axle break"
I do not remember which but both bring up axle problems going back to at least...
01-16-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,804
Posted By EddyR

I will Monday afternoon . Football and doctors...

I will Monday afternoon . Football and doctors appointment first
Ed
01-15-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,804
Posted By EddyR

A little searching shows a long history of...

A little searching shows a long history of problems like yours ,chain slap, and it ending up a broken axle. I found some going back over five years. Not really a very difficult repair if you have the...
01-14-22, 07:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,392
Posted By EddyR

A crude way that will work is a vice grip and a...

A crude way that will work is a vice grip and a long bar. Putting the arm back on and shimming it to the vice grip will help.
Ed
01-13-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,804
Posted By EddyR

Sorry i did not know that it would not come apart...

Sorry i did not know that it would not come apart like many free hubs i have replaced. I looked up dt swift and found many of them online $58-98 . I did not know yours was different. I looked up...
01-13-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,804
Posted By EddyR

I looked up your bike and it is very nice and a...

I looked up your bike and it is very nice and a big investment. Why not just replace the hub. Less than $100 seems justified on such a nice bike.
Ed
12-25-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,719
Posted By EddyR

Rider and wrench guy since 1950. I have been...

Rider and wrench guy since 1950. I have been painting cars and model aircraft for 50 years. Started flipping 15 years ago and did a few custom bike paint jobs for collectors and museums. I found a...
12-19-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,479
Posted By EddyR

Just watched “60 Cycles” music sounds like Dick...

Just watched “60 Cycles” music sounds like Dick Dale. Odd surf music for a bike race in Canada but it did add to the fast tempo. Good job for 1964-65
Ed
10-31-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,372
Posted By EddyR

When I was flipping bikes ,many hundreds, I had...

When I was flipping bikes ,many hundreds, I had two of those come to me. Not my size so they left quick but at first I couldn't figure why they looked odd to me. Some one pointed out the fork offset...
10-03-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By EddyR

When i started to flip bikes many years ago i had...

When i started to flip bikes many years ago i had problems like you are having. I did find that washer placement was critical and they had to be smooth. Once i got it figured out I could do them...
09-21-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,523
Posted By EddyR

Rube Rad. The video you put up was perfect...

Rube Rad. The video you put up was perfect for me as i new nothing about 29x3 bikes. I have been a bike guy all my life and am now 81 so i doubt i could even lift one of those bikes. Still ride...
09-05-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,513
Posted By EddyR

Looks like many have read my thread. No one has...

Looks like many have read my thread. No one has said they liked the dribble so it must be many agree with me.
The word Dribble is correct for this application as the Macmillian Dictionary says...
09-04-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,513
Posted By EddyR

Anthony’s endless dribble

I have fallowed Anthony for years but this last year he has changed to none stop talking . If he pauses he has the girl rider with her none stop trivia . They have bored me to death with there none...
08-13-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,354
Posted By EddyR

The one bike most will not steel is a step...

The one bike most will not steel is a step through or girls bike. When i was flipping a lot of bikes i got rid of quite a few of these by going to the entrance of UNC Charlotte and selling them for...
07-06-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,854
Posted By EddyR

I have listened to Anthony for years and it takes...

I have listened to Anthony for years and it takes some time to get use to his style. Simon is a chatter box never stopping. He repeats Anthony and then adds to it. Also maybe a fine racer but not a...
07-06-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,150
Posted By EddyR

I did not find Greg's post to be negative. It is...

I did not find Greg's post to be negative. It is just a posting that we all need to be careful. To say he had a agenda is stupid.
Ed
06-27-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,854
Posted By EddyR

Phil and Bob are slill there if you want to put...

Phil and Bob are slill there if you want to put up with commercials. Just look in the sports and then cycling . Then pick which group of announcers you want to watch. I run both groups at same time...
06-26-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,854
Posted By EddyR

Like i mentioned above they have a replay to...

Like i mentioned above they have a replay to watch any time you want. I use Roku to set it up. Perfect on my tv.😍
06-25-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,854
Posted By EddyR

I watched both tours on Peacock last year with no...

I watched both tours on Peacock last year with no trouble. They did replay also after race was over. I watched the non commercial version . Some times they skipped the first one third of race on very...
Forum: Southeast
06-20-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,126
Posted By EddyR

Lots of country roads with out traffic here in...

Lots of country roads with out traffic here in Stanley co NC just north of Locust. Only 25 miles from down town Charlotte NC but it is a totally different life style as it is all farm country here....
06-15-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,371
Posted By EddyR

My comment was wrong so I removed it Ed

My comment was wrong so I removed it
Ed
Replies: 21
Views: 1,505
Posted By EddyR

One reason i did not look at the Team is it is a...

One reason i did not look at the Team is it is a 49-50 cm not a 54 cm. I use to ride 56 cm but my body has shrunk 1.5 inches in the last 20 years. The Prelude I picked up is 54 and looks much...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,505
Posted By EddyR

My mistake it is Greenville SC but still in my...

My mistake it is Greenville SC but still in my search area
https://greenville.craigslist.org/bik/d/greer-panasonic-vintage-1985-racing/7305045441.html
$125 for a 1985 team
Ed
Small frame but I...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,505
Posted By EddyR

When i was flipping a lot of road bikes I could...

When i was flipping a lot of road bikes I could get top money for 5-6000 and team models. People realy liked them. There is a team on cl at $125 and has not moved in months.
ed
06-12-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,907
Posted By EddyR

I have a friend who does all types of contract...

I have a friend who does all types of contract work for walmart. He was after me for several years to set up a bike assembly dept. warranty work for the stores in the area . I gave him a very high...
05-31-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By EddyR

I do not have a brand name for you but I saw a...

I do not have a brand name for you but I saw a lot of them when I was a bike flipper ,700+ bikes. One of them is for center pull brakes that does not have a cable release to remove the wheel. Those...
05-31-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,836
Posted By EddyR

Nice to find a clean frame no less a complete...

Nice to find a clean frame no less a complete bike that is 25 years old. Like that fade paint color
Ed
Replies: 30
Views: 2,883
Posted By EddyR

Crank arms are not at 180 degrees apart. Cotters...

Crank arms are not at 180 degrees apart. Cotters must be worn.
Ed
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