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05-24-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,913
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Apropos of nothing: I really wish that steel/alu...

Apropos of nothing: I really wish that steel/alu pie plates were still used instead of cheap plastic discs. Can we start a letter/e-mail campaign to the CPSC?
07-30-18, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Between the CCM chain ring, the saddle, the wing...

Between the CCM chain ring, the saddle, the wing nuts, and the chrome cockpit... I'm in love!
06-18-18, 09:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 831
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Velocity offers 27"/630mm versions of two models,...

Velocity offers 27"/630mm versions of two models, IIRC.
05-26-18, 06:19 AM
Replies: 17,919
Views: 2,811,020
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

I wonder how much the custom fork & frame bending...

I wonder how much the custom fork & frame bending added to the price.
04-23-18, 08:50 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,219
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Bulge or not... she looks great. Was...

Bulge or not... she looks great. Was half-wondering if a (determined!) mechanic could ream the head tube until it came loose from the brazed areas, then braze a new HT into place. Or remove fork,...
04-10-18, 09:11 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 29,835
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Also chiming in with the same complaint; infinite...

Also chiming in with the same complaint; infinite loop of redirects to "facebook.com-newegg.com" etc. Net effect is that viewing threads is an utter impossibility. Very unimpressed with IB's...
03-26-18, 09:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,128
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

In fairness, it was a target-rich environment...

In fairness, it was a target-rich environment :lol:
03-25-18, 08:40 AM
Replies: 17,919
Views: 2,811,020
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

lmao The syntax makes me think the seller...

lmao

The syntax makes me think the seller isn’t a native English speaker… at least, I *hope* that that’s the case :foo:
03-24-18, 07:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,792
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

At least you'll have a chuckle every time you see...

At least you'll have a chuckle every time you see that listing still languishing on CL a year from now. $350 for a stem-shifter beater... :roflmao2:
03-22-18, 11:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,487
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Ouch… that stinks. If your housing is relatively...

Ouch… that stinks. If your housing is relatively high-zoot, Jagwire offers double-ended ferrules that allow splicing of two sections of housing; you'd just need cables city to the new length. ...
03-22-18, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

PM alert 🛎

PM alert 🛎
03-21-18, 12:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,487
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

bwilli88 : I scored a Soma Fab. mustache 'bar for...

bwilli88 : I scored a Soma Fab. mustache 'bar for <$25 from a seller on Fleabay (it's on my old 26" MTB). Combine something like that with an affordable 2-bolt quill stem like this…...
03-05-18, 10:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,944
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

I keep telling myself not to view this thread…...

I keep telling myself not to view this thread… and I keep giving in to temptation :o

Free bump in anticipation of income tax return season
02-23-18, 01:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,630
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Tangential factoid: proper pronunciation is akin...

Tangential factoid: proper pronunciation is akin to “ma-soo-shta.”
Best of luck to OP :)
02-08-18, 12:21 PM
Replies: 17,919
Views: 2,811,020
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

“make / manufacturer: ****** quest”

“make / manufacturer: ****** quest”
02-02-18, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 183,043
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

tiredhands Lovin’ it! Getcha some tanwalls for...

tiredhands Lovin’ it! Getcha some tanwalls for maximum style points :)
01-22-18, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17,919
Views: 2,811,020
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Downtube shifters, even!

Downtube shifters, even!
01-15-18, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 953
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Any stamped markings on the fork? "Akisu,"...

Any stamped markings on the fork? "Akisu," "Tange," etc.
01-08-18, 10:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,735
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

That. Is. Stunning. Looking forward to...

That. Is. Stunning.

Looking forward to seeing the finished build!
01-03-18, 09:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,099
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Because this warrants a re-post: ...

Because this warrants a re-post:
https://youtu.be/xWy5xX3-e3U

Neon colors really were a fad from ~1987-1991. Not even the world of stock car racing was immune:...
12-29-17, 02:40 PM
Replies: 17,919
Views: 2,811,020
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

It became even funnier when I noticed the seller...

It became even funnier when I noticed the seller hasn't sold a thing in the last year. I wonder how long that has been gathering dust…
12-22-17, 10:20 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,442
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Tektro’s TRP RRL levers work great & have a QR...

Tektro’s TRP RRL levers work great & have a QR button. I love 'em on my roadie.
12-07-17, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 183,043
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Catalogs seem to indicate that lower-spec road...

Catalogs seem to indicate that lower-spec road bikes shipped with TiG-welded steel stems. Given the lack of a model-name decal, I wonder if that shipped as a bare frame set and was built-up after the...
12-07-17, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 158,075
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Looks like he's yelling for somebody to give him...

Looks like he's yelling for somebody to give him food in that photo.
12-03-17, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,975
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

I noticed that, on Bikepedia, the early-'90s...

I noticed that, on Bikepedia, the early-'90s model lists include an ATX7** series… I assume those were updated versions. Head badge is definitely an actual badge on this one. I'm sorely tempted to...
12-03-17, 01:18 AM
Replies: 17,919
Views: 2,811,020
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

:foo: :foo: :foo:

:foo: :foo: :foo:
12-02-17, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,975
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Thanks for that input. I was able to take a...

Thanks for that input. I was able to take a closer look at it:

591030

Full overview. I'm not learned on MTB frame sizing, but the reach is comparable to my 56 cm C-dale roadie. Aft of the...
12-01-17, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,297
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Out of curiosity, do you have a ball-park figure...

Out of curiosity, do you have a ball-park figure for the stand-over height?

(also, free bump)
11-30-17, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,975
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

(edited first post to add a photo I'd intended to...

(edited first post to add a photo I'd intended to attach :o )
11-30-17, 03:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,975
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

‘80s Giant US models - any info/catalog scans?

Local bike co-op recently received a cherry Giant AT750 mountain bike in a black/bronze (or gold?) color scheme. (One of the staffers installed a CF riser bar for kicks, but that's a digression)
...
11-30-17, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17,919
Views: 2,811,020
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Not going to lie… between the seller's apparent...

Not going to lie… between the seller's apparent literacy and the price, I'd probably buy it & take it to my local co-op (guy there knows how to tig-weld) if it were near me. :o
11-30-17, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 183,043
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Beauty!

Beauty!
11-26-17, 02:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Soma has cello-tape (...

Soma has cello-tape ( http://store.somafab.com/behata1.html ), and actual silver tape ( http://store.somafab.com/mebarta.html ).
11-09-17, 09:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,429
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Apologies for not taking a screenshot; Safari on...

Apologies for not taking a screenshot; Safari on iOS was displaying a red "malicious domain" warning, so I thought I should note the URI as a second-best measure.
11-08-17, 12:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,429
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

I'm getting redirected, too. Apple iOS, Safari...

I'm getting redirected, too. Apple iOS, Safari browser. Multiple redirects to domain name xi6dw7fnzr (dot) pw.
11-07-17, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Any eyelets?

Any eyelets?
10-24-17, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,033
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

This thread is dangerous for me to look at… if I...

This thread is dangerous for me to look at… if I had money to burn, I'd have gotten myself into some real trouble by now!
Free bump, & GLWS!
10-24-17, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 709
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Comedy option: belt sander

Comedy option: belt sander
10-22-17, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,148
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Which type? I say this as someone who made the...

Which type? I say this as someone who made the mistake of using Gatorskins :o
10-22-17, 07:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,148
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Out of curiosity: what tires are you currently...

Out of curiosity: what tires are you currently running?
10-17-17, 10:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,391
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

It's ALIVE!

It's ALIVE!
10-16-17, 08:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,472
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Along those lines, Bon Ami powder might be worth...

Along those lines, Bon Ami powder might be worth a shot.
10-13-17, 12:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,353
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

That mustache doesn't look very aero. :innocent:

That mustache doesn't look very aero. :innocent:
10-02-17, 02:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,478
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Ouch! Hope it’s just tight musculature… I...

Ouch! Hope it’s just tight musculature… I started having sciatic problems and it turned out to be a herniated disc.

I had the clamp of a Crane bell come apart and fall off of my handlebar in BFE...
09-23-17, 05:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,725
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

They might be the Michelin Wild Run'r 1.4s. I...

They might be the Michelin Wild Run'r 1.4s. I have a pair on a Fuji folder that I just resurrected.
08-29-17, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

I *really* wish I had the money for this! :cry:

I *really* wish I had the money for this! :cry:
08-29-17, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,221
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Postino? Left Bank?

Postino? Left Bank?
08-22-17, 10:09 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 64,424
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

I received a stem from BikeTales this week; looks...

I received a stem from BikeTales this week; looks great, and the shipping was as quick as the USPS gets in my region. Chapeau!
08-18-17, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17,919
Views: 2,811,020
Posted By ApolloSoyuz1975

Criterium-ready! :lol:

Criterium-ready! :lol:
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