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02-21-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By SurferRosa

Once deanodized, stems are easy to polish to a...

Once deanodized, stems are easy to polish to a mirror finish using a file, wet sanding and Mother's.
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By SurferRosa

This meme is off by $999,000,000.

This meme is off by $999,000,000.
02-20-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 594
Posted By SurferRosa

It's always worked for me. That's how I...

It's always worked for me. That's how I "trade-up."

I thank the lords and devils for craigs and ebay every day.
02-20-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By SurferRosa

First remove whatever's not secured: cockpit,...

First remove whatever's not secured: cockpit, saddle/seatpost, derailleurs, crankset, one or both wheels...

jk?
02-20-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 54,297
Views: 7,626,055
Posted By SurferRosa

Oconomowoc? "Is that made-up? It sounds made-up."...

Oconomowoc? "Is that made-up? It sounds made-up."

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/ca/e9/f8/cae9f8af23df880661016f60f3d3e065.jpg
02-19-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 451
Posted By SurferRosa

To clarify a lil bit, the super long R559 would...

To clarify a lil bit, the super long R559 would work on the front, but the shorter model looks way better. And you can buy them as singles...

I really like the idea of moving the brake bridge...
02-19-20, 04:24 PM
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Posted By SurferRosa

I like the '79 and '80 models with the full Vitus...

I like the '79 and '80 models with the full Vitus 172 tubing. Every bit as light as 531c, and they're sorta under the radar. Plus, they're 126mm rear spacing with top tube cable guides. I think the...
02-19-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 451
Posted By SurferRosa

I wasn't satisfied with the Weinmanns on my '60...

I wasn't satisfied with the Weinmanns on my '60 Paramount, so I went with inexpensive Tektros -- R559 on the rear and R539 in front. It's a 700c conversion, and I had to use the rotary tool on the...
02-19-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By SurferRosa

In Seattle, at least, it looks like you can do...

In Seattle, at least, it looks like you can do just that ... if the metal bike part is over 3" and you can still close the lid. This is new and recent news to me, as I have always tossed steel bars...
02-19-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 54,297
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Posted By SurferRosa

I'll guess it's whatever Ben Lawee had available...

I'll guess it's whatever Ben Lawee had available for them, which included Suntour Cyclone. But maybe he chose the Suntour stuff the following year ('76) for the GJ ... and even the GR.



It's in...
02-19-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By SurferRosa

I always cut it and trash it. I find it gross. ...

I always cut it and trash it. I find it gross. But many folks like it and can remove/reinstall that tape without damage (so they say).
02-19-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,557
Posted By SurferRosa

I agree.

I agree.
Forum: Foo
02-19-20, 03:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 474
Posted By SurferRosa

The plastic containers used these days in Asian...

The plastic containers used these days in Asian food delivery are as nice as Tupperware. It's ridic to toss it.
02-18-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 284
Posted By SurferRosa

​​​​​​​I agree painting an entire stem is sort of...

​​​​​​​I agree painting an entire stem is sort of a hack.
02-18-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 312
Posted By SurferRosa

Flashy would include Newbaum's cotton bar tape,...

Flashy would include Newbaum's cotton bar tape, Rustines gum hoods, brownwall tires and leather pedal clip straps. :thumb:
02-18-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,185
Posted By SurferRosa

Not me. I pay more respect to my builds. ...

Not me. I pay more respect to my builds.

But I know what you're saying.
02-18-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,185
Posted By SurferRosa

A good deal for a good tire. Spending any...

A good deal for a good tire.

Spending any cash on crap like Kendas, whether it's a flip or not, seems ridic when you can actually mount good and proper rubber.
02-18-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 636
Posted By SurferRosa

Is he the one with the original LCF engravings...

Is he the one with the original LCF engravings needed to contact Satan? Be extremely careful. It didn't work out so well for the baroness...

[Pardon me if I've gotten my films confused.]
02-18-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 189,208
Posted By SurferRosa

Given a polished stem, 0.2mm is pretty easy to...

Given a polished stem, 0.2mm is pretty easy to reduce with 80 grit paper.
02-18-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 235
Posted By SurferRosa

Black Fizik would be my choice. Beautiful...

Black Fizik would be my choice.

Beautiful bike. :thumb:
02-17-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By SurferRosa

Loosen the derailleur's cable anchor bolt first....

Loosen the derailleur's cable anchor bolt first. You may need to remove a cable-end crimp.

Do you have a chain tool to remove the chain? If you have a "quick link" in the chain to break it, you...
02-17-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,185
Posted By SurferRosa

I don't think that's the right word to use. You...

I don't think that's the right word to use. You can still buy new 27" rims as well.
02-17-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 636
Posted By SurferRosa

aka, Anderson's "usual suspects." OP,...

aka, Anderson's "usual suspects."

OP, concentrate on the color orange and you're well on your way.

But please don't flip your bike over to rest on the floor with your non-aero levers cabled up....
02-17-20, 01:12 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,467
Posted By SurferRosa

And you're worried about your current bikes...

And you're worried about your current bikes fitting you in 2060?
02-16-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 310
Posted By SurferRosa

That seat lug looks really good... I...

That seat lug looks really good...



I know what you mean, but sometimes things just don't add up.

I looked online in the Trek documentation about the '91 400 I've been refurb'ing. The doc...
02-16-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 310
Posted By SurferRosa

Let's see a pic or two of the seat lug/collar. ...

Let's see a pic or two of the seat lug/collar. Does it look overly pinched?
02-16-20, 04:51 PM
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Posted By SurferRosa

When Trek was cool... ...

When Trek was cool...

https://images.craigslist.org/00t0t_4KrwrV5uxS3_600x450.jpg
https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-vintage-trek-412/7072137416.html
$250
02-15-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By SurferRosa

Search ebay for "shimano ty05," which results in...

Search ebay for "shimano ty05," which results in items like this:
...
02-15-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 54,297
Views: 7,626,055
Posted By SurferRosa

Ad says, "Woodsboro, MD."

Ad says, "Woodsboro, MD."
02-15-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By SurferRosa

The dustcap/remover threading is opposite between...

The dustcap/remover threading is opposite between the two models. Triomphe is normal; Victory is reverse threading for a self-extracting bolt.
02-14-20, 11:28 PM
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Views: 7,626,055
Posted By SurferRosa

Wrong subforum. :thumb:

Wrong subforum. :thumb:
02-14-20, 10:18 PM
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Views: 7,626,055
Posted By SurferRosa

It's orange, people. ...

It's orange, people.

https://images.craigslist.org/00V0V_63SU19b8rOd_1200x900.jpg
https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/federal-way-vintage-road-bike-1974/7064301852.html
$600
02-14-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,185
Posted By SurferRosa

It's not me. It's the Yukon.

It's not me. It's the Yukon.
02-14-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,268
Posted By SurferRosa

Sheldon tells me you can go down to 36t on the...

Sheldon tells me you can go down to 36t on the small GS ring, so ...
02-14-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,185
Posted By SurferRosa

This thread would be a little more intriguing if...

This thread would be a little more intriguing if it were titled, 27" Tires in the Yukon.

Or ... 27' Tires in the Yukon.
02-14-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,557
Posted By SurferRosa

R539. But they might have other models as...

R539.

But they might have other models as well.
02-13-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,557
Posted By SurferRosa

Those are way too long. Best to measure first.

Those are way too long. Best to measure first.
02-13-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,258
Posted By SurferRosa

QBP is a main distributor for thousands of local...

QBP is a main distributor for thousands of local bike shops.



You may need a new rim. Note the size and shop accordingly for a replacement rim(s) or wheel(s).
02-13-20, 01:50 PM
02-13-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 602
Posted By SurferRosa

A lot of men do. :innocent: "And women." ...

A lot of men do. :innocent:

"And women."

https://pmcdeadline2.files.wordpress.com/2017/11/2015montypython_thelifeofbrian_press_280915.jpg

"Why don't you shut up about women, Stan. You're...
02-12-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 833
Posted By SurferRosa

:thumb:

:thumb:
02-12-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 602
Posted By SurferRosa

"I quite like the PX10 in this collection. It's...

"I quite like the PX10 in this collection. It's like my third favorite bike in this collection."

:lol:

Little guy knows his bikes.
02-12-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 999
Posted By SurferRosa

Ride this fork or toss it? Ride it like Boo...

Ride this fork or toss it?

Ride it like Boo Weekley.

https://adamsarson.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/weekley-rides-the-bull-08-ryder-cup.gif
02-12-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,557
Posted By SurferRosa

Yeah, most of us here are, because we can buy and...

Yeah, most of us here are, because we can buy and store only so many exceptional bicycles.

I noticed in your area a Trek 760 with full Campagnolo for $350...
02-12-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,557
Posted By SurferRosa

About the cost of a basic color at Seattle Powder...

About the cost of a basic color at Seattle Powder Coat.

How much do decals go for? $40?
02-12-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,557
Posted By SurferRosa

You could buy that one, fully rebuild it with the...

You could buy that one, fully rebuild it with the best parts from the two bikes, keep the sentimental frame, and sell the remainder.



Like I said...
02-12-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,557
Posted By SurferRosa

If sold, how much did you list it for? ...

If sold, how much did you list it for?

Compare that to the cost of a powder coat and new consumables.

I recently bought a '91 400 with decent paint and a fantastic vintage wheelset (Mavic...
02-12-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,557
Posted By SurferRosa

You have to take it one step at a time and do...

You have to take it one step at a time and do research on every little thing. It sounds like you completed grad school, so you should know how to research each item that needs attention. Searching...
02-11-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By SurferRosa

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Rustines-Campy-Style-Hood...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Rustines-Campy-Style-Hoods-Tan-Gum-Fits-Campagnolo-Shimano-Suntour/174012287655?hash=item2883f0caa7:g:SzsAAOSwIbBdR0Wg
02-11-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By SurferRosa

I'm looking for a 700c wheelset for a flip, but...

I'm looking for a 700c wheelset for a flip, but I'm not about to spring for a set listed in the bike parts section of craigs. It's almost always a better option to search for a donor bike in the...
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