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02-17-16, 04:52 PM
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Views: 2,852
Posted By cptsilver

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQf3e6gM8w4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQf3e6gM8w4
02-13-16, 04:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,852
Posted By cptsilver

Good idea for parking at Kaiser, thanks. Do you...

Good idea for parking at Kaiser, thanks. Do you remember how much parking was?
04-01-15, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 385,781
Posted By cptsilver

Thx, it's just a tapered spacer from an older...

Thx, it's just a tapered spacer from an older bike.
03-07-15, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4,189
Views: 765,471
Posted By cptsilver

Clean looking H+S wheelset. What kind of tires?

Clean looking H+S wheelset. What kind of tires?
02-18-15, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 385,781
Posted By cptsilver

Thanks! That mount is for my NiteRider light -...

Thanks! That mount is for my NiteRider light - another highly recommended product.
02-18-15, 11:08 AM
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Views: 385,781
Posted By cptsilver

after about 500 miles, it's starting to fade. I...

after about 500 miles, it's starting to fade. I don't expect it to hold the color forever.
02-17-15, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 385,781
Posted By cptsilver

Here's my Wabi Classic 51cm that I finished...

Here's my Wabi Classic 51cm that I finished building recently. I only got the frameset and crankset from Richard as I had left over parts from an old bike. It's my daily commuter and I'm loving it....
06-17-14, 02:46 PM
06-07-14, 08:51 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 174,090
Posted By cptsilver

Beautiful! I have a Passage which is kind of like...

Beautiful! I have a Passage which is kind of like a cousin to yours. What kind of fenders are those? Did you upgrade the canti-brakes? I think your seat post is original? Those are areas I'd like to...
05-16-14, 09:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,598
Posted By cptsilver

Please update us if you land on anything. I have...

Please update us if you land on anything. I have the same frame and would like to upgrade the brakes as well. Thanks.
05-16-14, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By cptsilver

Please update us if you land on anything. I have...

Please update us if you land on anything. I have the same frame and would like to upgrade the brakes as well. Thanks.
08-28-13, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By cptsilver

Thanks for the heads up.

Thanks for the heads up.
08-01-13, 07:40 PM
08-01-13, 07:34 PM
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Views: 1,415
Posted By cptsilver

From the footage, it looks like it's the part...

From the footage, it looks like it's the part where it's parallel to Lincoln, not next to Durfee. Can someone confirm?
07-31-13, 11:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,415
Posted By cptsilver

Urgh, that's horrible! Maybe we need to ride down...

Urgh, that's horrible! Maybe we need to ride down on the river bed...
07-29-13, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,415
Posted By cptsilver

Thanks for the link. Why can't they get the time...

Thanks for the link. Why can't they get the time right? The first report said someone saw the body at aroud 3:30 pm, then this one says its shortly before 4am.
07-26-13, 10:52 AM
Replies: 63,072
Views: 9,621,281
Posted By cptsilver

1991 Bridgestone Synergy RB-T ...

1991 Bridgestone Synergy RB-T

http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n299/nantasket/JFM/June/0625/DSC01125.jpg...
07-17-13, 12:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By cptsilver

I just checked it out, and it'd be quite costly....

I just checked it out, and it'd be quite costly. Not at all saying you're charging too much. It's just that for that amount, I could be getting other off-the-shelf options with better quality parts....
07-16-13, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By cptsilver

How much would it be to have a set built by you?

How much would it be to have a set built by you?
07-16-13, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By cptsilver

How come?

How come?
07-16-13, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By cptsilver

Who has TB14 wheelset in stock?

I'm looking for a set of silver H plus Son TB14 laced to Formula/Origin8 hubs. Velomine is on back order until possibly August, they only have the black ones. I'm not finding stores that have them in...
07-09-13, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,596
Posted By cptsilver

I'd most likely take SGRT to Seal Beach and...

I'd most likely take SGRT to Seal Beach and continue from there. Thanks!
07-08-13, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,596
Posted By cptsilver

Does someone have a strava route link handy for a...

Does someone have a strava route link handy for a LA - SD ride? I'd like to try it some time.
07-08-13, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By cptsilver

I live in mpk and have ridden rio hondo...

I live in mpk and have ridden rio hondo connecting to sgrt, then down to seal beach many times. Sat mornings should be pretty safe.
06-30-13, 09:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,415
Posted By cptsilver

Sigh, so with this and the shooting near Whittier...

Sigh, so with this and the shooting near Whittier Narrows a while back, I just don't have a safe way to get to most of my rides anymore. Should we be avoiding these parts? Or are these incidents more...
06-30-13, 12:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,415
Posted By cptsilver

Stabbing on rio hondo today?

Just heard it on the local news. Didn't catch all the details. It sounded like it was just south of the air port.
06-28-13, 09:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,036
Posted By cptsilver

Full side shot coming up! ...

Full side shot coming up!
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5534/9164343032_22bce20b63_c.jpg
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7292/9162119399_895c28ce5b_c.jpg
06-27-13, 11:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,036
Posted By cptsilver

Some of the work would have looked much better if...

Some of the work would have looked much better if done by a real pro, lol. It was my first time dealing with a vintage bike, so it's all fun. Thanks for the comment!
06-27-13, 11:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,036
Posted By cptsilver

that's exactly the thing that is bugging me the...

that's exactly the thing that is bugging me the most! The VO cable hanger is interesting. I'll probably raise my stem a bit and redo the front cable. I have to say tho, cantis are a pain to set up...
06-27-13, 08:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,036
Posted By cptsilver

Shot a few pictures after work: ...

Shot a few pictures after work:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7436/9156749254_86e94a9787_o.jpg
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7329/9154522487_1e29b0b51b_o.jpg...
06-27-13, 02:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,036
Posted By cptsilver

Will do! BTW, your bike was another inspiration...

Will do! BTW, your bike was another inspiration of this project! And thanks for answering my questions!
06-27-13, 12:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,036
Posted By cptsilver

Thanks! Your bike was a main inspiration of this...

Thanks! Your bike was a main inspiration of this project.

It really is a plush ride, which I think has a lot to do with the Brooks B68 I got. It's actually my first Brooks, and I got it purely...
06-27-13, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,036
Posted By cptsilver

I just got the Shimano stops from Riv and they...

I just got the Shimano stops from Riv and they fit perfectly. Glad you like the maroon tape!
06-27-13, 11:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,036
Posted By cptsilver

Thanks! Yea I still have the Huret shifters, I...

Thanks! Yea I still have the Huret shifters, I actually didn't know I could use them as bar ends, until I bought the Suntours off ebay. I probably will get fenders next, and take some more pictures...
06-26-13, 09:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,036
Posted By cptsilver

33.3mm jack browns

33.3mm jack browns
06-26-13, 03:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,036
Posted By cptsilver

My Schwinn Passage. First test ride = success!

Thanks to all those who helped with my various questions. I finished putting everything together, taped up the bars, and went for a ride around the block. This thing is smoooth! Coming from a modern...
06-21-13, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 838
Posted By cptsilver

Considering that I'm lazy, and probably won't...

Considering that I'm lazy, and probably won't miss the smallest cog, I'll just set the limit screw for now. Perhaps I'll get a 6-speed FW later.

Thanks all! Great help everyone!
06-21-13, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 838
Posted By cptsilver

That would mean re-lacing the wheel, right?...

That would mean re-lacing the wheel, right? Sounds like a lot of work :)
06-21-13, 12:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,939
Posted By cptsilver

Thanks to all. I cleaned up both surfaces real...

Thanks to all. I cleaned up both surfaces real good, and found a small washer that fit. It's all good now.
06-21-13, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 838
Posted By cptsilver

is it OK to have rear der. not shift to smallest cog?

Another minor issue from my Schwinn Passage build:

I was able to squeeze the new 126mm wheelset into the 120mm frame, which is actually about 123mm, so getting wheel into the dropouts was quite...
06-21-13, 12:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,566
Posted By cptsilver

Great story and photos!

Great story and photos!
06-19-13, 11:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,939
Posted By cptsilver

Bolt is not stripped. I've turned the bolt as...

Bolt is not stripped. I've turned the bolt as much as I can. Maybe I should try cleaning the surfaces to make sure there's no residue acting as a lubricant? It looks and feels pretty clean though...
06-19-13, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,939
Posted By cptsilver

I'll try the paste. It's not the sleeve, the...

I'll try the paste. It's not the sleeve, the whole thing is slipping/turning. Thanks!
06-19-13, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,939
Posted By cptsilver

That brass insert looks great. Here are some...

That brass insert looks great. Here are some photos, there's no size indication on the stem. Bars and stem both came with a bike I picked up, I believe they're original parts. Here are some pictures....
06-19-13, 12:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,939
Posted By cptsilver

Handlebars keep slipping!

I can't get the stem to clamp tight enough on the bars. They ar both the right size, and I've tightened the bolt as much as I can. As soon as I put some weight on the hoods, the bars would start to...
06-10-13, 02:05 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 37,950
Posted By cptsilver

Craig, would you mind sharing more on what you...

Craig, would you mind sharing more on what you did and used to clean the frameset?
06-06-13, 03:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,662
Posted By cptsilver

looks beautiful and fun!

looks beautiful and fun!
06-06-13, 01:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,843
Posted By cptsilver

Long it is! Thanks!

Long it is! Thanks!
06-06-13, 01:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,843
Posted By cptsilver

Sorry for not providing all the info... Right...

Sorry for not providing all the info... Right now, the bike has a 30x46x50 crankset, but I'd like to run the 24x35x46 Sugino XD2 crankset with the aforementioned 14-34 FW.
06-06-13, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,843
Posted By cptsilver

Yea, I've been looking at used Deore XT units,...

Yea, I've been looking at used Deore XT units, sounds like I need a long cage. Thanks!
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