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10-01-22, 11:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 915
Posted By panzerwagon

Early-mid 80s are truly the pinnacle for me....

Early-mid 80s are truly the pinnacle for me. Unicrown forks, threadless headsets and sloping top-tubes becoming standard across frame sizes, are the OG axis of evil, a trident of the terrible. Those...
09-27-22, 10:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 714
Posted By panzerwagon

Dang it, I've been meaning to pick up a front...

Dang it, I've been meaning to pick up a front rack along these lines (https://velo-orange.com/collections/front-racks/products/vo-randonneur-front-rack-with-integrated-decaleur) but I haven't had...
09-27-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,884
Posted By panzerwagon

I’m glad you found it, and thanks for letting us...

I’m glad you found it, and thanks for letting us know. Another week and folks here would’ve completed their imagined bike build, boxed and shipped it.

By the way, I keep reading your thread title...
09-27-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 243
Posted By panzerwagon

Is this the colnago? Didn’t know it came as a...

Is this the colnago? Didn’t know it came as a kit. Fork doesn’t look chromed to me, but what do I know.

Spotted an aluminum bracket shim for ye olde cannondale handlebar bag.
09-24-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 71,708
Views: 11,670,842
Posted By panzerwagon

Holy mother of technomics batman! :eek:

Holy mother of technomics batman! :eek:
09-19-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By panzerwagon

We should finally rename the site to this. Joined...

We should finally rename the site to this. Joined with only two bikes. Now...? <shudder>
09-17-22, 10:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By panzerwagon

Ah, esteemed member of the exceedingly rare...

Ah, esteemed member of the exceedingly rare deora-ace gruppo...
09-17-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 596
Posted By panzerwagon

And here I thought I was the only one. ...

And here I thought I was the only one.

Sorry. I'll let myself out.
09-16-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 732
Posted By panzerwagon

It actually is a long-standing strategy in search...

It actually is a long-standing strategy in search engine optimization circles...
https://www.searchenginejournal.com/how-misspelled-keywords-affect-seo/386704/
09-15-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,236
Posted By panzerwagon

Oh, he was aware... says so right in the article:...

Oh, he was aware... says so right in the article:



:p

Personally, my knees start to disintegrate at the mere thought of a 54-tooth chainring on a loaded bike.
09-06-22, 12:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 573
Posted By panzerwagon

Cool find and lovely colour-- reminiscent of my...

Cool find and lovely colour-- reminiscent of my cinelli mens sana.

Does that "Honolulu" sticker imply that the black chainstay protector is not original? I can't make one out in that catalog scan..
09-05-22, 11:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,968
Posted By panzerwagon

Three decades ago. Riding home after a long day....

Three decades ago. Riding home after a long day. Buzzing sound speeds toward me. Split second, bam! Wasp sting above eye socket. Intense pain. Eyes shut. Crash into disused and garbage strewn empty...
09-03-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,968
Posted By panzerwagon

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/3036e138_8bf9_4e06_9b7a_198a3574e368_6065d585fadf4fcf8e82af19ff23cda9ac0b329e.jpeg
Maladjusted RD— forgot to re-adjust limit screws...
08-29-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,214
Posted By panzerwagon

That confente is beautiful! Thanks for taking us...

That confente is beautiful! Thanks for taking us along for the ride through your photos cb400bill.
08-26-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,556
Posted By panzerwagon

So who’s going to volunteer to pick up a set of...

So who’s going to volunteer to pick up a set of simplex retrofriction levers for me? :innocent:
08-21-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By panzerwagon

They look like super record v2, but with lock...

They look like super record v2, but with lock nuts from a v1 set (or non campy).
08-15-22, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By panzerwagon

Poignant tribute from Chris Boardman:...

Poignant tribute from Chris Boardman: https://www.bikeradar.com/news/mike-burrows/

That frame blew my mind in 1992
08-06-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 26,246
Posted By panzerwagon

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/768x512/9dad3641_bb44_4dc5_83ec_b3982402e7c8_ebeb5930030fcf19c801b6222d035945e669ef30.jpeg

The one at the back is long gone, sadly.
07-28-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By panzerwagon

I’ve got a couple so far and I love ‘em. ...

I’ve got a couple so far and I love ‘em.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/da798aa7_a440_4127_b19e_2011d6a2e894_7623a9dc9a706edad32556c6a516bc30621b64ae.jpeg...
07-21-22, 01:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 514
Posted By panzerwagon

Sometimes it’s hard to fully degrease surfaces,...

Sometimes it’s hard to fully degrease surfaces, such as inside a frame, prior to ER treatment. I keep this separate from the other batches of ‘darker’ used ER.

An economical way to treat the...
07-20-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By panzerwagon

Actually I have a couple in ‘rotation’. I have...

Actually I have a couple in ‘rotation’. I have longer femurs for my height. A slightly longer crank on the right bike serves me quite well. On most all my road bikes I use 170 for faster spinning. My...
07-10-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,957
Posted By panzerwagon

Beware Andy, this thread is giving some folks the...

Beware Andy, this thread is giving some folks the courage to contemplate serious blasphemy... like 8-speed ergos on a mid-70s paramount. :innocent:

Sorry if this has already been covered.. do you...
07-08-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By panzerwagon

Never seen those lever booties before— cool beans!

Never seen those lever booties before— cool beans!
07-03-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 71,708
Views: 11,670,842
Posted By panzerwagon

Found a pic of the seller:...

Found a pic of the seller: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-pYIOXiFCUUw/VVEDmrlXbuI/AAAAAAAAtYM/Tx9JAEG0BIg/s1600/hindu-goddess-devi-kali-maa-photo-0011.jpg
07-01-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,026
Posted By panzerwagon

Passing through the area on a summer road trip...

Passing through the area on a summer road trip with the family, and remembered this thread. Whilst camped at Nickerson SP, decided on a whim to spend an afternoon doing the CCRT up to Wellfleet and...
06-19-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 383
Posted By panzerwagon

Completed my ’83 univega alpina “XO” ultima just...

Completed my ’83 univega alpina “XO” ultima just in time for the weekend rides, complete with weehoo trailer hitch for pulling the kids.

...
06-14-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By panzerwagon

Sold

Sold
06-07-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 682
Posted By panzerwagon

Would they also be replacing the downtube and at...

Would they also be replacing the downtube and at least straightening the top tube?
06-03-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By panzerwagon

I get irrationally excited at the sight of a...

I get irrationally excited at the sight of a suntour box.
05-28-22, 11:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,087
Posted By panzerwagon

Appears to be a bicycle, and looks like he’s...

Appears to be a bicycle, and looks like he’s going places.
05-26-22, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 818
Posted By panzerwagon

Here’s another option in case you or anyone else...

Here’s another option in case you or anyone else needs one: https://www.biketoolsetc.com/Products/dia-compe-dbl-end-straddle-cable-250mm.html

I think the 960s are very difficult to adapt to 700c,...
05-24-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 934
Posted By panzerwagon

Holy smokes that is spectacular! I am...

Holy smokes that is spectacular! I am simultaneously grateful and heartbroken that it's too big for me...
05-24-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,457
Posted By panzerwagon

This is simple and great. If you want the full...

This is simple and great. If you want the full rule: while(n<(s-1)){n++;}

Another option would be to use a regexp search for your name. I’d show an example, but I’m too lazy. Besides, its easier...
05-20-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,554
Posted By panzerwagon

As much as I love this frame, I have to agree...

As much as I love this frame, I have to agree with this. Every time I replaced cables over the years, the top tube cable has always emerged rust-covered, and I’ve never stored it outdoors or ridden...
05-20-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,549
Posted By panzerwagon

Don’t know what he’s complaining about, that’s my...

Don’t know what he’s complaining about, that’s my standard operating procedure when clipping in.

Stay tuned for the next part: Faffing around on the shifters
05-20-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 71,708
Views: 11,670,842
Posted By panzerwagon

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bop/d/alamo-bike-...

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bop/d/alamo-bike-parts-vintage-bikes-and/7481382991.htmlBike Parts, Vintage Bikes and Accessories Sale - $1 (danville / san ramon)We sold our bike shop (California...
05-20-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 516
Posted By panzerwagon

Beautiful! Those parts trays look like they're...

Beautiful! Those parts trays look like they're from the greatest model kit ever :love:
05-19-22, 11:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By panzerwagon

I’d love to have this, please. PM sent and thank...

I’d love to have this, please. PM sent and thank you!
05-19-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By panzerwagon

Love the striking frame color. Excellent job on...

Love the striking frame color. Excellent job on the bar wrap!
05-17-22, 11:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,554
Posted By panzerwagon

My understanding is similar to yours:...

My understanding is similar to yours: entry-level, sold as a frameset but only made in 1989. Based on the dozen or so examples I've encountered over the past 25 years, the groupsets have been all...
05-17-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,147
Posted By panzerwagon

Cube dwellers unite! ...

Cube dwellers unite!
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Univega day
05-13-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,742
Posted By panzerwagon

I echo the preference for avoiding teflon due to...

I echo the preference for avoiding teflon due to environmental concerns. My local Goodwill yielded a small crockpot with a lid for next to nothing. It also serves as dust-free storage for my beeswax...
05-09-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 967
Posted By panzerwagon

What a vision of beauty... and love the matching...

What a vision of beauty... and love the matching blue rack!
05-09-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,425
Posted By panzerwagon

That photo had me drooling until I noticed the...

That photo had me drooling until I noticed the ratios...
05-09-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 797
Posted By panzerwagon

For a more economical option, Panaracer makes...

For a more economical option, Panaracer makes their 26" Pasela tyre in various sizes as thin as 1.25" (if I'm not mistaken). For example:...
05-09-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By panzerwagon

Although the concepts are similar, the stability...

Although the concepts are similar, the stability of an electronic feedback loop is much easier to quantify and analytically examine due to the inherent closed system it encompasses. For example, an...
05-09-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By panzerwagon

Shimano FC-5505 Triple Crankset 175 Silver

Sold

It's finally time for me to give up on saving these for a potential future build. Beautiful condition, and all threads are in great shape. Rings are original, 52-42-30. Arms 175.
$55...
05-07-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 71,708
Views: 11,670,842
Posted By panzerwagon

Always wanted a vintage cimino...

Always wanted a vintage cimino...
04-25-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,103
Posted By panzerwagon

I really like that the chainring is still grimy...

I really like that the chainring is still grimy around the teeth :thumb:
04-12-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,400
Posted By panzerwagon

I would even go so far as to say Tange exceeds...

I would even go so far as to say Tange exceeds the quality of Shimano's recent offerings. I've had poor experiences with the fit/finish of the recently revamped line from Shimano. However, Tange's...
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