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01-30-23, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By tricky

Every Sante part that I've seen in person looked...

Every Sante part that I've seen in person looked a bit haggered with chips to the finish even though they probably still functioned just fine. Based on that, I've always assumed like you that if they...
01-12-23, 06:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 924
Posted By tricky

Holy hell. NOS Deltas, 8 speed Campy cluster and...

Holy hell. NOS Deltas, 8 speed Campy cluster and Regina chains? Epic haul. The other stuff in great condition is a cherry on top.
01-06-23, 03:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,164
Posted By tricky

:love: ...

:love:

https://bmxmuseum.com/forsale/photo_12_copy64_lg.jpg
https://bmxmuseum.com/forsale/109264
...
01-06-23, 03:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,164
Posted By tricky

Whoa. Those components came in gold and blue? I...

Whoa. Those components came in gold and blue? I need to see pics of this.
12-16-22, 08:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,529
Posted By tricky

It's the elusive Titleist bicycle. Golf ball...

It's the elusive Titleist bicycle. Golf ball dimples for aero performance.

I honestly have no idea. Some of the experts here may know but if you strike out with this single pic then additional...
12-12-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,633
Posted By tricky

For the record, I don't have a problem with this....

For the record, I don't have a problem with this. It's a cool niche thing that sounds like he will be able to sell and make some kind of profit. I am thankful that the White Industries and Paul...
12-12-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,633
Posted By tricky

Ok, I'll give you that the derailleur looks...

Ok, I'll give you that the derailleur looks pretty in a slightly brutalist industrial way but this toothed lock washer on the shifter looks like something that belongs on a Walmart Huffy. Jan, what...
12-05-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,204
Posted By tricky

IMO, if the rust can be minimized, I think a...

IMO, if the rust can be minimized, I think a repaint would be worse than letting the rust bloom in the first place. Losing paint that was applied by the maker himself would be a sad thing. That said,...
12-02-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,204
Posted By tricky

Don't beat yourself up too much! This is now in...

Don't beat yourself up too much! This is now in the past. Rust and other imperfections are part of a bikes history. It's still in good hands since you have the means and the will to resolve the...
12-01-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,875
Posted By tricky

Wider tires are fun and fast. Totally get why you...

Wider tires are fun and fast. Totally get why you would want to go that direction. And not sure if you've found it yet but the forum has an ignore feature for shouty folks like smd4 that want to...
11-30-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By tricky

Fixed! Was there something deployed yesterday...

Fixed! Was there something deployed yesterday that broke the @ mention function?

Edit: Sounds like we should expect some issues while updates are happening behind the scenes. cb400bill , any idea...
11-30-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By tricky

Yup! All of these threads are working now.

Yup! All of these threads are working now.
11-29-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By tricky

I reported this same error in another thread in...

I reported this same error in another thread in this subforum and linked out to the offending threads. My comments can also be deleted if it would help.
11-23-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,333
Posted By tricky

Unnecessary. Keep it civil.

Unnecessary. Keep it civil.
11-10-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,592
Posted By tricky

Dealing with pet stuff? Rough. You definitely...

Dealing with pet stuff? Rough. You definitely need a drink. I am glad she's gonna be ok. I will say that if your bar serves mojitos in Moscow mule mugs then I think you should find a different bar. :D
11-09-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,592
Posted By tricky

Counter point... Hand hammered items are still...

Counter point... Hand hammered items are still made and appreciated by folks.
Examples:
Tomii's USA made hand hammered bells that are always sold out despite their high cost:...
11-04-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,189
Posted By tricky

Yes, I think his mystique and charm did a lot for...

Yes, I think his mystique and charm did a lot for him. He probably could have even gotten away with the wrong handlebar angle. :D
11-04-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,189
Posted By tricky

His only "documented" biological kids were the...

His only "documented" biological kids were the ones had with his stepdaughter. :eek:

Edit: I got that wrong. He has one child with his stepdaughter and one with his stepson's wife. Sheesh. I just...
11-03-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,189
Posted By tricky

I think these 1x conversions look so good! Sorry,...

I think these 1x conversions look so good! Sorry, not sorry Dylansbob. :D
10-14-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By tricky

That's usually what that lever is for on...

That's usually what that lever is for on thumbies. Higher end Shimano thumbies have a lever there and that's what it's for.
09-27-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 744
Posted By tricky

Sounds like not taking the bike shop job was a...

Sounds like not taking the bike shop job was a smart life choice! lol
09-22-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 816
Posted By tricky

Always learning something from Doug... Attractive...

Always learning something from Doug... Attractive repair. I'd say you actually improved the look of that TIG'ed frame.
09-20-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 816
Posted By tricky

Agreed on asking the framebuilders forum...

Agreed on asking the framebuilders forum regarding that sleeve fix. I've mostly heard about tube replacement in this case but maybe a sleeve is legit? For reference re: tube replacement, here is...
09-20-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,219
Posted By tricky

Those brake cables are stretched to their limit....

Those brake cables are stretched to their limit. Cables can be surprisingly restrictive. I'd unhook those cables and go from there.
09-12-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By tricky

I immediately thought of merziac when the...

I immediately thought of merziac when the question was asked. :thumb: Ne plus ultra of PDX builder collections. Merziac, do you know of any other collections as extensive as yours? Did Velocult have...
09-08-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,296
Posted By tricky

Heck yeah! Congrats on getting back on a...

Heck yeah! Congrats on getting back on a horizontal top tube frame!
08-31-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 881
Posted By tricky

You may not need to replace your bottom bracket....

You may not need to replace your bottom bracket. Disassemble it and check the cups, bearings and spindle for pitting. Even with major pitting on the spindle and cones, you can limp along by just...
08-23-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,085
Posted By tricky

My coffee gear is like my stable. Always...

My coffee gear is like my stable. Always expanding and contracting, mostly used, and a little too large.

I have a Baratza Vario-W grinder that I use with either a (in order of frequency, most to...
08-23-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,085
Posted By tricky

As a moonless night?

As a moonless night?
Replies: 19
Views: 650
Posted By tricky

juvela Does your encyclopedic knowledge of lugs...

juvela Does your encyclopedic knowledge of lugs include late 80s, early 90s (assuming the frame is from the same era as the unicrown fork)? I have been racking my brain and google without success...
Replies: 19
Views: 650
Posted By tricky

As Clang mentioned above, this isn't an Allez....

As Clang mentioned above, this isn't an Allez. That's what he meant when he said it's a "mystery bike." Allezs never had an internal top tube cable routing or lugs like that. This bike not made by...
08-05-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 46,309
Posted By tricky

Have you messed with cantis much? Brake pads...

Have you messed with cantis much? Brake pads close to the rim isn't typically the most powerful configuration for cantis. Check out this vid for more info on how to set them up....
07-25-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,525
Posted By tricky

This is so sad. RIP Paul. He was one of the folks...

This is so sad. RIP Paul. He was one of the folks that made this place so great.
07-20-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,457
Posted By tricky

SJ = Stumpjumper? RH = Rockhopper?

SJ = Stumpjumper?
RH = Rockhopper?
07-16-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,133
Posted By tricky

cudak888 , thanks for the write up on these...

cudak888 , thanks for the write up on these nonprofits. I had no idea there were community bike shops in that area. We regularly visit West Palm to see my fiance’s family. Given your experiences, I’d...
06-24-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By tricky

I don't want to forget about this thread too:...

I don't want to forget about this thread too: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1201859-26-tire-wheel-thread.html It had a great list of tires circa '20.
06-21-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 829
Posted By tricky

Catastrophizer/enabler's take: How good are you...

Catastrophizer/enabler's take: How good are you at recovering from loss of traction of your rear wheel? If you are nimble like a cat and can stay upright then continue searching for that deal. If you...
06-16-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 544
Posted By tricky

merziac what's the verdict on these? feel the...

merziac what's the verdict on these? feel the same as regular cantis or can you tell a difference?
06-06-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 785
Posted By tricky

Those brakes need some adjustment. Definitely get...

Those brakes need some adjustment. Definitely get new brake pads and clean the rims, but also check out this video to help you setup your cantilevers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDdWIq4cLLo
05-18-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By tricky

Bit of a darker brown, but I found this on Etsy...

Bit of a darker brown, but I found this on Etsy...
05-12-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 74,114
Views: 12,049,888
Posted By tricky

Raleigh SBDU 731r 58cm complete at Recycled...

Raleigh SBDU 731r 58cm complete at Recycled Cycles in Seattle

https://www.instagram.com/p/CdeH5L3s5Kv/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=
...
05-12-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 629
Posted By tricky

Roddyc55 Check frame health before you go too...

Roddyc55
Check frame health before you go too far with rebuild and refinish. Check for bulges in the top and downtube behind the head tube. Check for cracks anywhere. You might even check frame...
05-08-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By tricky

PSA: 30 off Kenda Tires and cheap tubulars

30% off tires at Kenda’s website using Phil Gaimon’s promo code and their tubulars are already on sale. Not sure if the discounts stack, but do with this info what you will. :)

Discount code...
05-05-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,031
Posted By tricky

Yeah, what Mark said! :lol:

Yeah, what Mark said! :lol:
05-05-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,031
Posted By tricky

Is the boss clean and smooth? I haven't heard of...

Is the boss clean and smooth? I haven't heard of anyone milling a brake boss. Not to say that the madmen and madwoman here haven't done it, but using a mill is overkill. Twist an abrasive pad (We...
04-18-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,843
Posted By tricky

The seller isn't listing the specific inventory...

The seller isn't listing the specific inventory that he's selling? Sheesh. Prime for a bait and switch. Not saying this person would or has plans to do this, but you don't have anything approaching a...
04-12-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By tricky

No skewering necessary. This joke is totally in...

No skewering necessary. This joke is totally in our orbit.

Btw, these wheels have great compatibility with a lot of modern Campy groupsets. Compatible with 9, 10, 11 and 12 (with an 11 tooth...
04-05-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,551
Posted By tricky

How about the complete lack of curvature? ...

How about the complete lack of curvature?

https://cycling-obsession.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/colnago_conic_slx_total_spiral_frame2.jpg
Source:...
02-20-22, 01:50 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 15,846
Posted By tricky

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

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/23f1a6f3_3adb_46bd_9158_e6350e9334f2_cb4783a6c16da3c029bd9ec1347904a79a6ca574.jpeg
02-15-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,832
Posted By tricky

Great success! Nice to see something put back...

Great success! Nice to see something put back into service that might otherwise be scrapped, especially a cool saddle like that.
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