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09-22-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 681
Posted By stardognine

Well-never-mind-then! I found the right-colored...

Well-never-mind-then! I found the right-colored bridge. 😁 Iím gonna take a very long break, and eventually work my way towards some chowda. Iíve still got a spare Whopper from last night, and some...
09-19-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 390
Posted By stardognine

Not every day, lol, but yeah, I like to scream a...

Not every day, lol, but yeah, I like to scream a little, pretending Iím Sammy Hagar or Robert Plant. 😎😁😎

I got it from my mother, she sang a lot when I was a kid. Plus we had to sing at mandatory...
09-19-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,079
Posted By stardognine

Yep, Iíll second that opinion, it gets better by...

Yep, Iíll second that opinion, it gets better by the ocean. 👍

I rode from Davis to Vacaville yesterday, and today Iíve made it to American Canyon so far, just North of Vallejo. Iím finally...
09-17-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,079
Posted By stardognine

Welp, the sunís up, and so am I. Canít ask for...

Welp, the sunís up, and so am I. Canít ask for much more than that, huh? Except maybe a nice Italian roast coffee, and a bowl. 😎😁😎
...
09-16-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By stardognine

No need for that here. I just paid the bike shop...

No need for that here. I just paid the bike shop $15 to remove the old cranks, crossed my fingers, & installed the Records. While the spindle was nekkid, I removed some string that got picked up,...
09-15-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By stardognine

Forgot to say, I got the big 53t chainring, along...

Forgot to say, I got the big 53t chainring, along with a 42 & 30. Watch out, slowpokes!!! 😁
09-09-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 640
Posted By stardognine

Too nice for yard art. 👍 Heck, just that...

Too nice for yard art. 👍 Heck, just that headlight alone is probably worth like 7 million dollars, or something. 🤔😁😉
09-07-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By stardognine

Aww geeze, another Bianchi thread!! 😁

I picked this up Friday, and thought I checked everything over well enough, but ended up dropping the chain into a holy mess. 😩 The seller told me it was his main commuter for 3 years, but apparently...
09-01-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 86,910
Posted By stardognine

Hey, I can vaguely remember the old ďput a tiger...

Hey, I can vaguely remember the old ďput a tiger in your tankĒ commercials, from the Ď60s. 😎👍😎

This dude crept up on me yesterday, as I was resting on a bench, on the bike path along the American...
08-24-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By stardognine

Good thoughts to anyone needing them. 😎 Iím...

Good thoughts to anyone needing them. 😎

Iím right near Chico now, maybe/probably heading back towards Sacramento soon. Itís been really dark here, during the day, and smells like smoke, pretty bad...
08-21-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By stardognine

Agree strongly!!! We want a refund! And more...

Agree strongly!!! We want a refund! And more cowbell! 😁
Forum: Foo
08-08-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,270
Posted By stardognine

Not really a sensible reply to this thread, but I...

Not really a sensible reply to this thread, but I grabbeda Zappa CD the other day. No wait, ďBobby Brown Goes DownĒ kinda sorta fits. 🤔😁...
08-06-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3,585
Views: 315,508
Posted By stardognine

That worked out pretty good. I put those XT...

That worked out pretty good. I put those XT thumbies on on Tuesday, now today, 2 days later, I got a nice deal on these. 😁😎😁 The brake levers are M739, and both derailleurs are M737. Those V-brakes...
08-05-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 86,910
Posted By stardognine

Yeah but, if itís an old barn or house, thatís...

Yeah but, if itís an old barn or house, thatís literally falling down from age & neglect, the property owner is sometimes just happy to be rid of any problems. I imagine kids playing around it might...
08-03-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,781
Posted By stardognine

Sounds like that Seinfeld episode, with puffy...

Sounds like that Seinfeld episode, with puffy shirts. 🙄😁
08-02-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,663
Posted By stardognine

ďPreviously owned by a former racerĒ. ...

ďPreviously owned by a former racerĒ.

ďNeeds nothingĒ.
08-01-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,716
Posted By stardognine

Those things are so good, itís crazy. Lots of...

Those things are so good, itís crazy. Lots of steak & cheese!!! 😍😎😁

I just got some more herbs last night, that are quite a bit stronger yet. Dogís Breath is 31% THC, which is crazy strong. 😁
...
08-01-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 209,104
Posted By stardognine

Hey, I always wanted to join a cult, but was...

Hey, I always wanted to join a cult, but was afraid to ask. 🤔🙄😁

Iíve been meaning to post here, since getting a Ď85 six ten, but keep forgetting. Iím not forgetting to ride it though, lol. 😁...
07-31-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By stardognine

I havenít read that whole article yet, but...

I havenít read that whole article yet, but definitely will. Thanks for posting it. 👍😎
07-31-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,170
Posted By stardognine

Thatíd be a pretty good ride, Iím in Sacramento...

Thatíd be a pretty good ride, Iím in Sacramento now. 😁
Forum: Foo
07-27-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 279,342
Posted By stardognine

Is that solar Casio like this? 😁 I picked mine up...

Is that solar Casio like this? 😁 I picked mine up cheap at a flea market, back in Arizona. It needed batteries, but runs great. 👍

I figured if Iím riding through the desert, a solar-powered watch...
07-27-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,170
Posted By stardognine

Too big, you say? Mineís actually too small, but...

Too big, you say? Mineís actually too small, but I can ďmakeĒ it fit pretty good, lol. Meaning a higher stem & seat post. 🙂

What part of the country are you in?
07-26-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,170
Posted By stardognine

Sweet, you found my bikeís twin. 😁 I just bought...

Sweet, you found my bikeís twin. 😁 I just bought that exact bike in that exact color, not very long ago. 😎 You got the Sansin Gyro-Master hubs, didnít you? These are easily the nicest hubs Iíve ever...
Forum: Foo
07-24-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,495
Posted By stardognine

I always wanted to start my own country like...

I always wanted to start my own country like that, on an island. 🙄😁
Forum: Foo
07-22-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,495
Posted By stardognine

Ha, I know what you mean, about needing a jacket....

Ha, I know what you mean, about needing a jacket. Mostly around 5:00 or 6:00 AM, the chilly part of the day. I got used to 100+ F for awhile there, so 85-90 feels pretty good now. 😎

Back on topic,...
07-21-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By stardognine

I thought something was ďoffĒ lately here, but...

I thought something was ďoffĒ lately here, but then I remembered, I downgraded my phone, lol. 🤔🙄😉

I have an iphone X, but was getting tired of the way everything works there. Went back to a 6+,...
07-20-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By stardognine

Absolutely correct. 👍 I actually had an old...

Absolutely correct. 👍 I actually had an old Shimano MT62 FD, that was marked 1 1/4Ē, that fit an Ď85 ST seat tube perfectly. 🙂
07-20-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3,585
Views: 315,508
Posted By stardognine

Holy margaret, Mackerel! That cat could use some...

Holy margaret, Mackerel! That cat could use some wrenchiní on. 🥺😁😉
07-20-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By stardognine

I agree, no need to go stretchiní the frame. 😉 I...

I agree, no need to go stretchiní the frame. 😉 I have a 6-speed freewheel on my Miyata six ten, which is alright, for now, but Iím planning to just upgrade to a 7-speed freewheel pretty soon, with...
07-18-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,466
Posted By stardognine

Sakae Ringyo. Itís ďofficiallyĒ called the...

Sakae Ringyo. Itís ďofficiallyĒ called the MTS-101, but itís really a slingshot. 😎...
07-08-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 86,910
Posted By stardognine

Lucky pic, those darn deer donít usually hold...

Lucky pic, those darn deer donít usually hold still for pics. 😁😉 And fitting right in with the rolling conversation, a tractor. 😎...
06-28-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,716
Posted By stardognine

Thanks, Iím not in any big hurry to upgrade...

Thanks, Iím not in any big hurry to upgrade those, but figured you know. 👍

I wasnít ignoring you on purpose, just had to get to coffee. 😁
06-27-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,716
Posted By stardognine

I just noticed the pedal straps are...

I just noticed the pedal straps are Miyata-branded, too, and the saddle obviously is. Iím not sure if that saddle is sueded leather or a nicer imitation, but it seems pretty comfy. 👍

And whatís...
06-27-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,716
Posted By stardognine

I just gotta Miyata. 😎

After a recent lapse of good judgment in another deal (long story, I might share later), I made up for it today. I bought this 1985 Miyata 610, at a great price, which balanced my scales again...
06-21-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,585
Views: 315,508
Posted By stardognine

I finally got my roller-cam brakes off &...

I finally got my roller-cam brakes off & re-greased the posts, plus I changed one of my brake levers, and greased those pivot washers. Fresh brake cables & housings, and everythingís peachy. 😎 These...
06-20-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 774
Posted By stardognine

Very cool. 👍 Not the girl, sheís hot. 😎

Very cool. 👍 Not the girl, sheís hot. 😎
06-19-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,402
Posted By stardognine

I can see youíre just fishing for an argument,...

I can see youíre just fishing for an argument, but Iíve never had any problems before, with any iPhones. Only since they publicized the security vulnerability, and crooked people commenced to trying...
06-19-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,402
Posted By stardognine

Yeah, Iím not too crazy about that, but at least...

Yeah, Iím not too crazy about that, but at least they supposedly fixed the vulnerability issue, that let freaky people get access to your files & info. 🙄 I know that was a very real issue, because I...
06-18-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3,585
Views: 315,508
Posted By stardognine

I finally got my BB changed yesterday, on the Ď86...

I finally got my BB changed yesterday, on the Ď86 High Sierra. I was trying to be careful of that fixed cup, on the old cup & spindle unit, that it wasnít frozen on or something, but getting into a...
06-12-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,654
Posted By stardognine

Cause I keep falling in love with different...

Cause I keep falling in love with different bikes? 🤔😁😎...
06-11-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By stardognine

Good luck getting them mounted up. 🙂 I wonder...

Good luck getting them mounted up. 🙂 I wonder which is rarer, your stemmies, or my thumbies? 🤔...
06-10-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 659
Posted By stardognine

Nice bike, but I think they were still called...

Nice bike, but I think they were still called ATBs back then, as in All Terrain Bicycle. Thatís what they called my Ď86 Schwinn High Sierra, in the catalog. ATBs are far cooler than MTBs. 😎🤔😁
Forum: Touring
06-08-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,403
Posted By stardognine

If I were in your shoes, Iíd switch back to the...

If I were in your shoes, Iíd switch back to the old pedals, or something very similar. Thereís obviously something about the newer ones, that literally rubs you the wrong way. 🙄😉

Iíve had a major...
06-05-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3,585
Views: 315,508
Posted By stardognine

I just recently bought a Schwinn High Sierra,...

I just recently bought a Schwinn High Sierra, down in Sacramento, then found another frame with most of the parts (no wheels), in Chico. So yesterday I got my ďslingshotĒ stem installed. 😎

It...
06-03-20, 12:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 802
Posted By stardognine

Hey wait, I did grab a pic. And I gave up $5 for...

Hey wait, I did grab a pic. And I gave up $5 for a Blackburn rack. 😁...
06-01-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3,585
Views: 315,508
Posted By stardognine

Nice job, cleaning up those Deore bits. 👍 My...

Nice job, cleaning up those Deore bits. 👍

My recently purchased Schwinn High Sierra had a crack on the NDS crank arm, so I swapped it for a newer LX. After a first cleaning of the frame, I popped...
06-01-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 802
Posted By stardognine

I hit Pullins bike shop, here in Chico, and got...

I hit Pullins bike shop, here in Chico, and got an LX non-drive side crank arm, and also some decent-looking low-rider racks. 👍 I wasnít too crazy about buying the Axiom brand, as Iíve had mixed...
06-01-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,056
Posted By stardognine

That tri-pulley Super Bee Pro just kicks butt....

That tri-pulley Super Bee Pro just kicks butt. 😍😎😍 And the bike itís on is alright too, I guess. 😁😉
Forum: Touring
06-01-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 201,625
Posted By stardognine

Now weíre talkiní turkey! 😁

Now weíre talkiní turkey! 😁
05-30-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 86,910
Posted By stardognine

And to make up for that last post, I bring you...

And to make up for that last post, I bring you chickens. 😁 I think someone left a gate open, somewheres. 🤔😉...
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