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05-22-15, 03:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,893
Posted By yuyax

Sorry for the late reply... I have seem to have...

Sorry for the late reply... I have seem to have misplaced that catalog... Will look for it and post when found. Hopefully, before Y3K
08-24-14, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 809
Posted By yuyax

Sora Front Shifter - Triple - Trimming?

Does anybody know if the Sora front derailleur shifter for a triple can be trimmed?

Or is it basically 3 positions for the front derailleur (triple) and no trimming can be done?

Working on a...
08-03-14, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,701
Posted By yuyax

Thank you for all of your replies. Well... I...

Thank you for all of your replies.

Well... I looked into my bins of endless bike junk and found a slightly thinner brake cable. I am guessing the old one was 1.6mm and the new cable that I found...
08-03-14, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,701
Posted By yuyax

Sticky Rear Brake Cable with Aero Exage Brake Levers

Working on a bike that has Shimano Exage aero road brake levers. Before I fully re-taped the handlebars, the rear brake lever was not sticking and was fully returning to the 'regular position' (when...
03-03-14, 01:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,229
Posted By yuyax

Wow. Lots of great deals. This is mine. One Ben...

Wow. Lots of great deals. This is mine. One Ben Franklin

http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u394/eugyax/MasiGC_zpse99db1c6.jpg...
01-20-14, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,789
Posted By yuyax

Hal uses an old inner tube instead of used bar...

Hal uses an old inner tube instead of used bar tape. An inner tube will not fall apart or come undone like bar tape

See at 1:21 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCbU83_G6nA
11-30-13, 06:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,063
Posted By yuyax

Concur with others. Just start from the top and...

Concur with others. Just start from the top and at the bottom stuff into the handlebar and jam in a Velox plug. If you are really serious about Benotto tape, it should be wrapped twice... two layers...
11-30-13, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,066
Posted By yuyax

When I bought my no-name (which I am pretty happy...

When I bought my no-name (which I am pretty happy with) back in 2010, I emailed the seller before I completed the transaction to request two extra hangers. There were included at no charge.
11-01-13, 11:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 950
Posted By yuyax

DING DING! Yes! I had a Legnano frame that...

DING DING!

Yes! I had a Legnano frame that came with this home made seat binder bolt. Didn't use the bolt because it had a Campy seatpost that was filed (jammed is a better word) to fit the...
11-01-13, 10:38 PM
11-01-13, 10:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 950
Posted By yuyax

Ding Ding! Now part II... For which bike...

Ding Ding!

Now part II... For which bike frame?
11-01-13, 10:10 PM
11-01-13, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 950
Posted By yuyax

Not a tool. It goes on a road bike. A very...

Not a tool. It goes on a road bike. A very vintage road bike
11-01-13, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 950
Posted By yuyax

Ok. I can safely hint that it is not a tool and...

Ok. I can safely hint that it is not a tool and so far all of the answers have been... incorrect!
11-01-13, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 950
Posted By yuyax

Let's see if you can guess what this homemade part is for...

I am not giving you any hints. If I do, some of you will know right away...

http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u394/eugyax/IMAG0741_zps604f2d0a.jpg...
10-19-13, 05:26 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 34,897
Posted By yuyax

Another vote for Velox. They stay tight and...

Another vote for Velox.

They stay tight and most importantly, I wrap my handlebar starting from the center or top, when I get to the end of the bar, I tuck the rest of the handlebar tape into the...
10-10-13, 03:52 PM
Replies: 69,608
Views: 11,296,818
Posted By yuyax

Nice 80's 19" Schwinn Voyageur Touring bike in...

Nice 80's 19" Schwinn Voyageur Touring bike in DC/VA

http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/bik/4121975566.html
12-09-12, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 680,372
Posted By yuyax

Thanks! I swear that sub forum was 'not there'...

Thanks! I swear that sub forum was 'not there' yesterday...
12-09-12, 11:15 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,102
Posted By yuyax

No tricks. That bike cost me one Ben and I posted...

No tricks. That bike cost me one Ben and I posted more photos in this thread: (I still can't figure out how to do them big photos...)
...
12-08-12, 11:32 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,102
Posted By yuyax

One Ben Franklin 287615

One Ben Franklin
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12-08-12, 10:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,726
Posted By yuyax

Those seem to be hipsters. They don't count...

Those seem to be hipsters. They don't count...
12-08-12, 09:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,726
Posted By yuyax

You can wear mid calf socks only if you wear...

You can wear mid calf socks only if you wear short shorts
12-08-12, 09:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,726
Posted By yuyax

I thought compression socks went all the way up,...

I thought compression socks went all the way up, wrapping the whole calf, a couple of inches below the knee cap or so.

These mid calf socks reminds me of my father (or other real geezers... ;)...
12-08-12, 09:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,726
Posted By yuyax

I am a geezer? When did mid calf cycling socks became popular?

I have been noticing in bike magazines, TDF riders, etc, etc the new height of cycling socks... What's the deal? Why so much sock?

How about the extra grams?

I personally think the new sock...
12-08-12, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 680,372
Posted By yuyax

Still trying to get rid of this frame... 61 cm...

Still trying to get rid of this frame... 61 cm Bob Jackson. Wasn't there a For-Sale section in CV? I have been gone for a while... Anyway, pics of the frame are on this thread:
...
08-11-12, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By yuyax

Welll... Thank you for your input. Found some...

Welll... Thank you for your input. Found some left over, real nice looking bright red bar tape and re-taped the original bent bars. So no upright bars on this bike.

And I meant the more upright...
08-11-12, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By yuyax

Re-Selling - Flat vs Bent Bars

I picked up a 48cm Fuji Gran Tourer SE. Steel rims, stem shifting with narrow road handlebars. I am going to resell this bike in the Northern VA/DC area.

Trying to figure out if I should swap out...
07-25-12, 07:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,123
Posted By yuyax

Thanks rootboy. I appreciated very much you...

Thanks rootboy. I appreciated very much you selling me the tapes.

Now your old stash is sitting in a box in my house and I have high hopes that it does not become 'old stash' sitting in an box.
07-20-12, 12:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,036
Posted By yuyax

I hate to say this but... the fork is bent :D

I hate to say this but... the fork is bent :D
07-20-12, 12:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,123
Posted By yuyax

Benotto tape on Riggio (Viner) since 1983 ...

Benotto tape on Riggio (Viner) since 1983

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06-29-12, 01:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,623
Posted By yuyax

I can't believe I bought a gas pipe bike... Suburban

I was doing my normal rounds at my local thrift shop and I saw this bike. The price was a no-brainer and the condition is almost excellent.

I had a similar bike in college but it was a single...
05-14-12, 09:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,981
Posted By yuyax

Hey BG... I must confess that I went modern and...

Hey BG... I must confess that I went modern and CF last year (April). Frame similar to yours but it is a 'no-name' from Ebay with the previous generation Dura Ace 7800. Rides great and the price...
04-28-12, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By yuyax

Well, at least the steerer tube is Reynolds for...

Well, at least the steerer tube is Reynolds for sure. It is stamped "REYNOLDS 531 BUTTED'. And since the # numbers match, I think I can safely assume the whole frame is 531 DB
04-28-12, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By yuyax

Holdsworth with a mish mash of parts

Picked up a real barn fresh Holdsworth with a mish/mash of parts. Early Suntour Superbe RD, Campy NR/SR FD, Superbe crank arms w Sugino rings, Campy bottom bracket, Superbe brakes, Superbe pedals, 5...
Replies: 52
Views: 4,298
Posted By yuyax

Is anybody else cringing when looking at the...

Is anybody else cringing when looking at the Zunow resting on the tile floor by the point of the seat lug?
Replies: 52
Views: 4,298
Posted By yuyax

Like others have said, you have a Zunow. One of...

Like others have said, you have a Zunow. One of the most desirable Japanese frames. Maybe as desirable as a 3Rensho. Opinions may vary. The value of your bike is on the frame. Not the parts. It...
03-18-12, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By yuyax

64 cm Austro Daimler Vent Noir Chrome Campy GS

I am just passing the word to the AD enthusiasts... Somebody donated today to our co-op what I think is a 64 or large AD Vent Noir with Campy GS components.

The bike is in really good shape. The...
03-18-12, 12:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,983
Posted By yuyax

That gave me a chuckle as I am... maybe close to...

That gave me a chuckle as I am... maybe close to that age... Ha!

I bought a tool case a few years back and I paid three times what you paid. I had a Campy tool fever at that time. Your score was...
03-17-12, 03:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,983
Posted By yuyax

I have to ask... How did these tools find you?...

I have to ask... How did these tools find you? (Just so I can hope...)
01-20-12, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,818
Posted By yuyax

Tour DuPont - Richmond VA 1990 (just 6 months...

Tour DuPont - Richmond VA 1990 (just 6 months after 1989... :D ) - Raul Alcala, his teammates and the team vehicle mini-van

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01-15-12, 10:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 993
Posted By yuyax

Just call or email them. They will be more than...

Just call or email them. They will be more than glad to work with you:

http://velocitycoop.org/?page_id=311
01-15-12, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 993
Posted By yuyax

Paramounts... 233795233796

Paramounts...

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01-15-12, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 993
Posted By yuyax

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And...

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01-15-12, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 993
Posted By yuyax

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01-15-12, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 993
Posted By yuyax

Went to the co-op yesterday and helped out a...

Went to the co-op yesterday and helped out a little bit. Lots of low end to a few mid levels bikes for sale. These bikes are great for people looking for transportation, going to work, something...
01-15-12, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,226
Posted By yuyax

Thank you all. I forgot to mention that I...

Thank you all.

I forgot to mention that I also received the matching color Silca/Campy frame pump with Masi engraved on it. The original owner also gave me the one page, color brochure that was...
01-15-12, 10:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,461
Posted By yuyax

Lowlife, check out my all original 1974 Masi that...

Lowlife, check out my all original 1974 Masi that I just posted. The only braze ons on my bike are the cable guides on the bottom bracket and the cable stop for the rear der. Also noticed the...
01-15-12, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,226
Posted By yuyax

Another 1974 Masi Carlsbad - All Original...

To add another Masi to the current threads... Found this bike through the Pennysaver a few years back. Remember the Pennysaver?

Got the bike from the original owner, a woman who bought it but...
01-13-12, 05:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,610
Posted By yuyax

I have been to a few bike shops that were owned...

I have been to a few bike shops that were owned by white people. Not sure if they were German, English, Serbian, Albanian, Polish, etc as I could not tell exactly. Some of them were really nice...
01-11-12, 08:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,610
Posted By yuyax

Co-op is moving to the Del Rey area, right off Mt...

Co-op is moving to the Del Rey area, right off Mt Vernon Ave. So parking should be easier and it will be less crowded than the Old Town area.

There is a photo and a brief description of the new...
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