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06-01-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By 63rickert

To the query about Araya RS 430: All Araya...

To the query about Araya RS 430: All Araya products are top notch. Absolute quality control.
05-31-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 857
Posted By 63rickert

If those have ten problems not visible in photos...

If those have ten problems not visible in photos they are still screaming deals. Buy both now before someone else does. Ride them. Keep the one you like most. Sell the other for what you paid for...
05-31-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 857
Posted By 63rickert

Champagne and caviar. At beer and pretzels...

Champagne and caviar. At beer and pretzels prices. Such a problem.
05-27-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,211
Posted By 63rickert

Buy a bike complete and ready to go. "Fixing it...

Buy a bike complete and ready to go. "Fixing it up" generally costs a whole lot more than original purchase price. Control your urge for modern parts. If you need whatever modern is to you just start...
05-22-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By 63rickert

Why? Trick riding calls for heavy duty...

Why? Trick riding calls for heavy duty everything. And you better have a good plan for when everything breaks, and it all does.
05-22-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,353
Posted By 63rickert

Vintage Weinmann exist in 700 though they will be...

Vintage Weinmann exist in 700 though they will be a bit hard to find as here in US everyone was still on 27. They are good rims but not that strong, always vulnerable to damage. Without a hook better...
05-12-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,083
Posted By 63rickert

I degrease with a rag. Even if you simply...

I degrease with a rag.

Even if you simply must use refined petroleum products to be happy and fulfilled please do the heavy work simplest way possible. Start with the rag. And be safe. Petroleum...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,703
Posted By 63rickert

Yes. And then there are people who get flats in...

Yes. And then there are people who get flats in groups or bunches. Four flats in a month and then two years with none. Six flats in two weeks followed by a flat-free season. And the variables are...
05-07-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 958
Posted By 63rickert

Try Hiroshi Iimura at Jitensha Studio in...

Try Hiroshi Iimura at Jitensha Studio in Berkeley. He has been working with Toei for 60 years. He would also be a good source for better 650A rims and tires.
05-05-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,160
Posted By 63rickert

Presumably if you want big tires you expect to do...

Presumably if you want big tires you expect to do at least some riding where the road surface is a bit rough. Some place with loose debris. The rougher the ride the more you want some clearance. Big...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,849
Posted By 63rickert

An entire generation of cyclists attempted to...

An entire generation of cyclists attempted to pedal as Anquetil pedaled. No one else could do it. I am old enough to remember that. Tried to do it myself. Watched the films (not video) of Anquetil's...
02-23-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,636
Posted By 63rickert

Five Giro d'Italia. Three World Championships....

Five Giro d'Italia. Three World Championships. Won the heart of Italy in spite of all efforts of Fascists to destroy him. One man pedaling a bike made Mussolini back down.

I was not fortunate...
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