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05-03-17, 06:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,477
Posted By Baroudeur

Whether or not these count as "things" is...

Whether or not these count as "things" is debatable :)

1. When a tailwind nullifies relative wind, and all you can hear is your own breathing and the whoosh-sound of tires on smooth pavement.
...
03-28-17, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,022
Posted By Baroudeur

I can't wait to try each of these suggestions!...

I can't wait to try each of these suggestions! I'll update this thread with my findings. Unfortunately, I'm away from my bikes on a business trip until Friday, so the experiments will have to wait...
03-26-17, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,022
Posted By Baroudeur

Help: mushy, inaccurate 6400!

Okay, I'm having rear-derailleur shifting issues... please help!

Setup:
Shifter: Shimano SL-6400 (indexing down-tube shifter, set to "SIS")
Rear Derailleur: Shimano RD-6400

Problems:

...
03-20-17, 10:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,287
Posted By Baroudeur

Alright, the 1055 hoods are here, and I've...

Alright, the 1055 hoods are here, and I've mounted them on my 6401 levers. The result...

They fit -- more or less! However, "out of the box," the fit was too approximate for my tastes. The "mouth"...
03-13-17, 06:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,194
Posted By Baroudeur

That's a beautiful bike! I don't know much...

That's a beautiful bike!

I don't know much about this painting technique, but a bike did pass through my hands to which it had been applied. I had a Stella (probably early 70s, but never...
03-13-17, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,287
Posted By Baroudeur

I'll report back here when I get my 1055 hoods,...

I'll report back here when I get my 1055 hoods, per Vintage_Cyclist's advice. If Vintage_Cyclist is right, we're in business!! :thumb:
03-13-17, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,287
Posted By Baroudeur

Thank you for the advice! I've placed an order....

Thank you for the advice! I've placed an order. You've given me hope!
03-13-17, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,287
Posted By Baroudeur

Confused re. Shimano Hoods

I'm doing a minor restore of a bike that has Shimano 6401 brake levers. Based on this thread (http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/952476-hoods-shimano-600-bl-6401-levers.html), I ordered some...
03-04-17, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By Baroudeur

I'll second the Shimano 600 drivetrain comments...

I'll second the Shimano 600 drivetrain comments -- more particularly, looks like a 600-6208 rear derailer (see pic)...
03-04-17, 12:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,400
Posted By Baroudeur

I only buy frames that fit me -- 56, 57, and...

I only buy frames that fit me -- 56, 57, and 58cm. With a mortgage and a teacher's salary, I buy bikes infrequently, and I'll only buy a bike if it 1) fits me, 2) is cheap(ish), and 3) is a bike that...
02-27-17, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,773
Posted By Baroudeur

The headset, brakes (but not levers), chainwheels...

The headset, brakes (but not levers), chainwheels and cassette (I think), and hubs are 105. The fact that the hubs are 105 makes me wonder whether 105 is the original equipment...

The derailleurs,...
02-27-17, 12:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,773
Posted By Baroudeur

Thank you for the information! I'm very glad it's...

Thank you for the information! I'm very glad it's a lugged frame -- that's sort-of a requirement for me to buy a bike, actually. The aesthetics are unbeatable.

Here's an interesting fact that I...
02-26-17, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,773
Posted By Baroudeur

Peugeot Optimum

After a long pause, I bought another bike today. This is my first vintage find since 2014, and I'm curious to learn some more information about what I got.

The seller indicated that this bike is...
07-16-15, 09:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 884
Posted By Baroudeur

That Shimano 600 group is an awesome set of...

That Shimano 600 group is an awesome set of components. I've got the same on my Colnago, and I love them.

As far as the frame is concerned, I have one of those (though I think mine is slightly...
07-10-15, 10:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,058
Posted By Baroudeur

Lovely frame! I love the idea of sending a bike...

Lovely frame! I love the idea of sending a bike back to the home country for a restoration. Very nice restoration indeed.
07-08-15, 10:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 638
Posted By Baroudeur

Thanks for the suggestions. Do you...

Thanks for the suggestions.



Do you happen to know if a regular metal ferrule would work? Is there a specific kind of barrel adjuster I should hunt for?
07-08-15, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 638
Posted By Baroudeur

How to stop cable housing music

My Colnago only has two cable guides, and when I go over a bump, ride on a rough surface, etc., the cable housing vibrates against the top tube, making a bell-like musical sound.

I don't like...
06-22-15, 12:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,331
Posted By Baroudeur

I am so​ jealous. That is a beautiful bike.

I am so​ jealous. That is a beautiful bike.
06-11-15, 10:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,727
Posted By Baroudeur

+1 to River City Cicles, they have a very nice...

+1 to River City Cicles, they have a very nice collection on the walls.
06-09-15, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14,011
Views: 1,259,833
Posted By Baroudeur

I love that bike, awesome. Here's...

I love that bike, awesome.




Here's my only picture from a 40-mile there-and-back, from south Spokane to Nine Mile Falls and back:
http://i.imgur.com/75mW16E.jpg
06-06-15, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,327
Posted By Baroudeur

Thank you! No, this is my second "official nice...

Thank you! No, this is my second "official nice bike" now, no more commuting on it. Now that I have a real job, I'll probably be investing in a more purpose-built commuter soon -- either something...
06-05-15, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,327
Posted By Baroudeur

Specialized Allez Epic Restoration

The story of this Specialized Allez Epic began (for me) a year and a half ago in Tucson, Arizona, where I bought it on the cheap as a replacement for a stolen commuter bike. When I got it, the bike...
05-22-15, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2,153
Views: 684,278
Posted By Baroudeur

After a few updates and a good cleaning, I'm...

After a few updates and a good cleaning, I'm ready for summer!

http://i.imgur.com/Tkgctdn.jpg
02-06-14, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14,011
Views: 1,259,833
Posted By Baroudeur

I haven't posted much since I moved to Tucson,...

I haven't posted much since I moved to Tucson, Arizona.

...bit of a change of scenery! I went a few miles up Mt. Lemmon today during a 32-mile ride, and took this picture :
...
06-15-13, 10:28 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,470
Posted By Baroudeur

This one : ...

This one :

http://s22.postimg.org/rx3s1bg6o/DSC09023.jpg

...unfortunately, it was far too small for me. I sold it to a fellow who said he had one as a kid.
06-13-13, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 888
Posted By Baroudeur

Let me just add to the chorus of those saying...

Let me just add to the chorus of those saying "beware the Peugeot." That's no PX-10.
06-09-13, 02:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,562
Posted By Baroudeur

Someone far more knowledgeable than I will be...

Someone far more knowledgeable than I will be able to talk in more detail. Since I'm the first on-scene, though :

Looks like a PX-10 to me. Not all PX-10s had Nervex lugs -- for several years...
05-21-13, 03:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,034
Posted By Baroudeur

Regarding distance traveled : I plot my rides on...

Regarding distance traveled : I plot my rides on Google Maps. Use the 'directions' feature -- it will tell you most of what you probably want to know.

Regarding speed : If you have occasion to...
05-10-13, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Baroudeur

I'm going to be a doctoral student in math at the...

I'm going to be a doctoral student in math at the University of Arizona! Here's hoping that the cycling scene in Tucson is good :)
05-10-13, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Baroudeur

Shoot, I just missed you. I graduated from U of...

Shoot, I just missed you. I graduated from U of Portland a few days ago, and my Portland days are finished, at least for now. Would have been fun!
05-07-13, 05:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,380
Posted By Baroudeur

Fast gumwall tires?

For the past two years, I've been riding on 700x23 Specialized Flak-Jacket all-condition tires. They've been good to me, especially in the winter, when the roads' debris-per-area ratio seems to be...
01-27-13, 11:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 779
Posted By Baroudeur

That rear derailleur is really interesting -- I...

That rear derailleur is really interesting -- I don't recognize it. Any information about it?
01-24-13, 02:25 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,412
Posted By Baroudeur

Great link. Should be required reading, since the...

Great link. Should be required reading, since the 'second price' idea doesn't seem to be well-understood...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-13, 12:34 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,639,093
Posted By Baroudeur

I usually hang out in C&V... should I stay there?...

I usually hang out in C&V... should I stay there? :)

http://www.freeimagehosting.net/newuploads/s8aif.jpg
01-21-13, 07:00 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 47,245
Posted By Baroudeur

New rims and tape since the last time I posted...

New rims and tape since the last time I posted pictures. Curious to see what the community thinks :)


http://www.freeimagehosting.net/newuploads/s8aif.jpg
12-09-12, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14,011
Views: 1,259,833
Posted By Baroudeur

From a ride earlier this autumn : ...

From a ride earlier this autumn :

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=287722&d=1355111625

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=287723&d=1355111775
...
11-19-12, 12:38 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 30,241
Posted By Baroudeur

Sure is! It's the standard presentation of the...

Sure is! It's the standard presentation of the set-theoretic construction of the natural numbers. :)
11-16-12, 02:31 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 30,241
Posted By Baroudeur

For anyone with an interest in math, this is the...

For anyone with an interest in math, this is the best book on linear algebra I've ever encountered. Clear and concise, with insightful and useful commentary :
...
11-16-12, 02:20 AM
Replies: 17,600
Views: 2,728,532
Posted By Baroudeur

"Frame still has some life in it! Just cracked...

"Frame still has some life in it! Just cracked Head Tube"

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http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/3413273632.html
10-27-12, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,244
Posted By Baroudeur

...couldn't you do that with a different frame?...

...couldn't you do that with a different frame? F. Moser bicycles are definitely valuable and worth preserving. The green paint will turn that unique, special bike (with its beautiful original paint,...
06-05-12, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14,011
Views: 1,259,833
Posted By Baroudeur

A recent ride north of Portland : ...

A recent ride north of Portland :

http://img685.imageshack.us/img685/5360/20120414121611.jpg
05-16-12, 02:17 AM
Replies: 17,600
Views: 2,728,532
Posted By Baroudeur

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/3018315123....

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/3018315123.html

"needs a mechanic, but she could be sweet!"

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01-09-12, 12:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,569
Posted By Baroudeur

My trusty Univega : ...

My trusty Univega :

http://img6.imageshack.us/img6/5939/dsc09985s.jpg

Love this bike... we've been on a number of tours together, etc. I'd hate to part with it, by theft or otherwise.
12-08-11, 08:31 PM
Replies: 51,782
Views: 6,853,450
Posted By Baroudeur

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/2743586412....

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/2743586412.html

http://images.craigslist.org/5Z55T65X03n73k43o0bc8b2e501b63a241e27.jpg
11-19-11, 10:36 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 65,138
Posted By Baroudeur

Wow, that's beautiful!

Wow, that's beautiful!
11-18-11, 01:24 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 17,854
Posted By Baroudeur

My first C&V bike, a Super Touring : ...

My first C&V bike, a Super Touring :

http://img9.imageshack.us/img9/356/dsc09022r.jpg

...sold it a few months ago. Unfortunately, it was far too small for me :(
11-09-11, 02:24 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 65,138
Posted By Baroudeur

It's part of my abstract algebra homework... I...

It's part of my abstract algebra homework... I was proving a certain property of quotient groups. Fun stuff!

General proof of the N+1 theorem is much harder to write down... either you get it, or...
11-08-11, 08:06 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 65,138
Posted By Baroudeur

Early 1990s Colnago Sprint with Shimano 600 6400...

Early 1990s Colnago Sprint with Shimano 600 6400 :

http://velospace.org/files/DSC09098small.jpg
10-31-11, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14,011
Views: 1,259,833
Posted By Baroudeur

42 miles on Springwater Corridor / Marine Drive...

42 miles on Springwater Corridor / Marine Drive in Portland and Gresham

http://velospace.org/files/2f5bc9251d9d__1319939205000.jpg
10-20-11, 12:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,226
Posted By Baroudeur

I'm on vacation at the moment, but when I get...

I'm on vacation at the moment, but when I get back home on Saturday, I'll measure mine for you.

http://velospace.org/files/Colnago_Sprint_Skyline_2_Small.jpg
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