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Forum: Touring
03-28-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,131
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Click on Paul's video above. When it starts...

Click on Paul's video above. When it starts playing, click on "watch on YouTube". Once it's open and playing in YouTube, you hit the subscribe button.
03-28-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By UKFan4Sure

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDwH0QOnn_Y

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDwH0QOnn_Y
03-25-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 618
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I personally like seeing an individual listing...

I personally like seeing an individual listing for each part. That way, I know each reply is about THAT part. Someone might reply, "What are the measurements?" Well, the measurements of what part,...
03-24-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By UKFan4Sure

So I Get a Phone Call....

And this buddy of mine says his brother was thinking about me and had some "bike parts" he was bringing over to his house. He wanted me to take a look and see if I wanted any of it. Well.... yeah....
03-21-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,932
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Jumbo rolls in stock at a store near you! ...

Jumbo rolls in stock at a store near you!


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03-21-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,869
Posted By UKFan4Sure

DeRosa Professional.... ...

DeRosa Professional....


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03-21-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 482
Posted By UKFan4Sure

loose cassette. tighten the locknut

loose cassette. tighten the locknut
03-19-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,552
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Very nice build. Thanks for sharing your dad's...

Very nice build. Thanks for sharing your dad's old ride! :thumb:
03-19-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 495
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Great looking bike, 52! I love that color. All...

Great looking bike, 52! I love that color. All of your bikes are primo!
03-19-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By UKFan4Sure

SP-155 Pedals and Christophe Toe Clips -- Before and After

Just finished up the first pedal and will restore the other tomorrow. I performed a complete restoration on them including polish, and bearing disassembly and re-lubrication. Just thought I'd post...
03-15-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 553
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I have $300 in the entire bike. I doubt I'll be...

I have $300 in the entire bike. I doubt I'll be asking for my money back on a Cervelo SuperProdigy (Columbus Thermocrom Tubing), one of the last steel Cervelos made, but your point is well taken. ...
03-14-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 644
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Mine is "Oh Crap!" heavy. That's what I said...

Mine is "Oh Crap!" heavy. That's what I said when I picked it up one day, anyhow.
03-14-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 644
Posted By UKFan4Sure

We sir, are cut from the same cloth, then. ...

We sir, are cut from the same cloth, then. Vintage HiFi is in my blood too. I was an electronic tech by trade before I went into management.
03-14-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 644
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I'm retired now. If I told you how far I drove...

I'm retired now. If I told you how far I drove to get this Emerald Green '88, you'd think I was nuts (and my wife would agree with you). Let's just say round trip fuel was about $75 in my 3.5...
03-14-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 644
Posted By UKFan4Sure

The '86 frame is my favorite. What a well built,...

The '86 frame is my favorite. What a well built, luxurious frame and one well worth building with modern components.
03-14-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 644
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Wow!! So much Voyageur love! :love: (Be careful...

Wow!! So much Voyageur love! :love: (Be careful how you say that. Leaving the "g" out could get you in trouble).
03-14-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,777
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I officially despise you, only due to jealousy. ...

I officially despise you, only due to jealousy. Man, what a find!
03-13-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,356
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I see these and I'm thinking how utterly...

I see these and I'm thinking how utterly practical these are. Wouldn't it be nice not throwing a leg over all the time? If us men could only get over ourselves, we would realize we've been doing it...
03-13-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 644
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Another Vintage Voyager: Before and After Resto

Almost done with this one. Have to install the fenders and racks, and I'm done. I love restoring these old bikes. It gets expensive, but I don't play golf, so what the heck.....
Post #1now...
03-11-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Here they are! ...

Here they are!

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Forum: Touring
03-07-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By UKFan4Sure

My $30 eBay Light Setup.

I purchased these lights on eBay along with the accessory bar they are mounted on. When the lights arrived, I charged and tested them for duration. I gave up at 2.5 hours of run time and turned...
Forum: Touring
03-06-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 565
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Then why not just move along, then? Why dump on...

Then why not just move along, then? Why dump on his thread as your post adds nothing of value.

To the original poster, I enjoyed seeing the challenges you faced with the weather temps, and the...
02-27-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,143
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Sorry, maybe my post was confusing. The one in...

Sorry, maybe my post was confusing. The one in the photo is my 86. I just bought an 88 (photo below) also that I plan on fixing up. Maybe I"ll do one of those fix'er up threads when I get it! :)
...
02-27-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,143
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I wonder how much difference there is in the...

I wonder how much difference there is in the Diacomp 981 (earlier) vs 983's (later)? I have 981's and someone in another thread with 981's said he never could get them to work properly with 700c...
02-27-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,143
Posted By UKFan4Sure

OK, I was just confused about what math you were...

OK, I was just confused about what math you were talking about? 1-1/4 is 31.75mm, 36mm is 1.42 inches. I understood tires aren't always what is stated on the sidewall, but 4.25mm higher than stated...
02-27-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,143
Posted By UKFan4Sure

And yes, I agree. I've had all kinds of weird...

And yes, I agree. I've had all kinds of weird measurements on tire width claims, some wider (Continental always running wider), and some smaller (Kenda, for example). I still think 36 on a 1-1/4...
02-26-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,842
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Here's mine, a late 80's DeRosa. I did it with...

Here's mine, a late 80's DeRosa. I did it with rattle-cans.


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Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,693
Posted By UKFan4Sure

During recreational rides, we normally stop at...

During recreational rides, we normally stop at about 25 miles and take a power bar break.
01-20-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,579
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I'm with you. My bike is way too valuable to...

I'm with you. My bike is way too valuable to leave it out of sight. Even when I stop to eat somewhere, the bike is right outside the window of the restaurant in my plain view. I won't have it any...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,450
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Stop being a elitist. For short, I've heard it...

Stop being a elitist. For short, I've heard it called "Campy" a thousand times....
01-19-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,089
Posted By UKFan4Sure

1. Early Bird Gets the Worm 2. Sometimes You...

1. Early Bird Gets the Worm
2. Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Lose
01-19-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,227
Posted By UKFan4Sure

New build for me... ...

New build for me...


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01-18-20, 02:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I liked everything about the old 80's Trek's...

I liked everything about the old 80's Trek's except for their relationship with Maillard and their use of the Helicomatic rear hub.
01-18-20, 02:42 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,421
Posted By UKFan4Sure

The down-tube demographic is getting older. I...

The down-tube demographic is getting older. I watched the same thing happen with the vintage car market. One can buy a Ford Model A for a song these days compared to post 50's cars. Newer generations...
01-17-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 799
Posted By UKFan4Sure

So SAD that that one is gone! Wow! What a...

So SAD that that one is gone! Wow! What a beautiful ride!!
01-17-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 799
Posted By UKFan4Sure

OK, I've updated the bike from triple RSX to 600...

OK, I've updated the bike from triple RSX to 600 Ultegra Tri-Color double. Replaced the bar tape also.

Just thought I'd update the photos for everyone to have a look:

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01-15-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,381
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Glad you are OK. My Son-in-Law wasn't so lucky. ...

Glad you are OK. My Son-in-Law wasn't so lucky. He was riding last spring when a lady opened her door and her dog suddenly ran out of the car into his path. He had ZERO time to react and went over...
01-14-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 709
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I'm Celeste with envy!

I'm Celeste with envy!
01-12-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By UKFan4Sure

That's good to know. I've been debating on a...

That's good to know. I've been debating on a tail bag and it looks like the MTX DXB might have just won out due to your post.

In my opinion, there is nothing like good customer service, whether...
01-12-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 637
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Yeah, installing fenders can be a headache as I...

Yeah, installing fenders can be a headache as I recently discovered. You just have to do the best you can do, especially when there isn't ideal clearances between stays, mounts, and hardware.
Your...
01-11-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 687
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Red and silver are two of my favorite combos. I...

Red and silver are two of my favorite combos. I built this one up last year and gave it to a friend.

Nice job on your Miyata. I had no idea about using Oxalic Acid. Do you have a certain...
01-10-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 38,059
Posted By UKFan4Sure

And you and I, sir... Have a ride to do yet! :)

And you and I, sir... Have a ride to do yet! :)
01-09-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 38,059
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Well, I've been bragging on this one all over the...

Well, I've been bragging on this one all over the forums, but I was glad to find this thread. I found this on a CL posting for $60. It was a really bad ad with only one blurry photo showing the...
01-08-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 240,869
Posted By UKFan4Sure

My new Voyageur.... ...

My new Voyageur....


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Forum: Touring
01-08-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,206
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I'm finally wrapping this up today. Installed...

I'm finally wrapping this up today. Installed the VO Hammered fenders yesterday along with the Shimano SG 46/36/24 front rings (replacing 50/44/28 Biopace). The only thing I'd like to do is put a...
01-06-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 752
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I'm not sure where you buy your TriFlow, but...

I'm not sure where you buy your TriFlow, but around these parts, it's $2 an ounce. That ain't gonna be my degreaser! :O)

...
01-05-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,903
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Bill, mine is coming along nicely as well. I...

Bill, mine is coming along nicely as well. I have quite a bit to do yet with mounting the rear fender and putting on racks, but I'm in love with this voyageur. In fact, I culled a Trek 1500 I had...
01-05-20, 05:49 PM
01-03-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I'm gonna jump in here and sound like a jerk, but...

I'm gonna jump in here and sound like a jerk, but really? Take the bike down from the rafters and get some pics made. No one wants to stand on their head to figure out what you have here. It looks...
01-01-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 455
Posted By UKFan4Sure

My wife would have a cow.

My wife would have a cow.
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