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02-14-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By zandoval

Clean!!!

Clean!!!
Forum: Touring
02-10-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,796
Posted By zandoval

Lets not forget this... you gotta come up with a...

Lets not forget this... you gotta come up with a solution that fits your needs and riding is the best way to do it. I'm a fat guy who has lost weight and if its shorts they will usually end up rolled...
Forum: Introductions
02-01-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By zandoval

Oddly when I think of the colour Celeste I think...

Oddly when I think of the colour Celeste I think only of Bianchi.

Closest Rattle Can colours to Celeste that I have found are Rustolium Sea Foam and Rustolium OSHA Safety Green...
02-01-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,069
Posted By zandoval

Cracked non displaced bone can take just as long...

Cracked non displaced bone can take just as long to heal as a displaced fully fractured bone. Without full immobilization it takes a minimum of 6 weeks to form soft bone then another 4 weeks for the...
02-01-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 829
Posted By zandoval

Certainly something to play with if your just...

Certainly something to play with if your just going to write it off. Like internal or external sleeves of brass silver soldered for a decent repair without completely destroying the rest of the paint...
01-24-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 6,683
Posted By zandoval

I wonder... Could sanding and polishing the heads...

I wonder... Could sanding and polishing the heads of the spoke nuts have remedied this problem? Could you have sanded and polished them on the wheel?
01-24-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By zandoval

Often we forget to check spoke tension when...

Often we forget to check spoke tension when truing our wheels. Your wheel might be coming out of shape when you put weight on it. Just check the ping on each spoke if you don't have a tension meter....
01-24-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By zandoval

Great Fix... and it keeps the original Mafac...

Great Fix... and it keeps the original Mafac brake adjuster.
01-24-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,416
Posted By zandoval

ABSOLUTELY!!! It's amazing what a new set of pads...

ABSOLUTELY!!! It's amazing what a new set of pads will do. Also be careful of new vintage pads you get off the shelf. They may look brand new and never used but are dried out and hard. "Dry Rot" is a...
01-24-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By zandoval

So much better to use a tool instead of having to...

So much better to use a tool instead of having to go for that beat up screw driver with the wooden handle and a hammer. Also... don't forget that other tool ya need... PB-Blaster.
01-17-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By zandoval

Stem looks aluminium. How far have you been able...

Stem looks aluminium. How far have you been able to get it apart. The long bolt out? The wedge loose? Often Pb-Blaster and time will do the trick. That is spray the hell out of it and let it sit for...
Forum: Introductions
01-17-21, 11:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By zandoval

Welcome Kodiak... Do you put bear spray in your...

Welcome Kodiak... Do you put bear spray in your water bottle cage?
01-17-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By zandoval

Could use some pictures of your derailer. Also a...

Could use some pictures of your derailer. Also a description of how you are shifting. What position or gear you are in when you shift. How fast you are pedalling... ect.
Forum: Introductions
01-17-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By zandoval

Bravo Biciclete... What bicycle is your...

Bravo Biciclete...

What bicycle is your favourite...
Forum: Touring
01-17-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By zandoval

An Achilles Tendon injury is not like a sore knee...

An Achilles Tendon injury is not like a sore knee or a pulled muscle. Remember Tendons are things not bone, not muscle, not soft tissue. They are highly specialised devices and when torn or separated...
01-13-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,844
Posted By zandoval

Missing allot of fun; but if that is the case,...

Missing allot of fun; but if that is the case, you most likely need to ask the person who is going to work on the bike what they prefer...
01-13-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,271
Posted By zandoval

Just like I don't ride in slippery weather, I...

Just like I don't ride in slippery weather, I also don't ride when shadows are long. Its just a matter of survival. I have used up all my close calls...
01-13-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,152
Posted By zandoval

I remember seeing some of these components on...

I remember seeing some of these components on "Austro-Daimler" bicycles long ago. Tectoron derailers could be found on early "Ted Williams" Sears bicycles. Of course the "Tectoron" logo was burnished...
Forum: Introductions
01-13-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By zandoval

Fun!!!

Fun!!!
01-13-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By zandoval

9mm cotter pins with nuts are easy enough to...

9mm cotter pins with nuts are easy enough to find. Amazon has them for 4$ USA. But understand that getting a proper fit on a cotter pin requires you to do a final manipulation. Not all "9mm cotter...
01-12-21, 12:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By zandoval

Bar Keepers Friend will work. Just be careful...

Bar Keepers Friend will work. Just be careful using abrasives on aluminium parts if you want them to shine. Cleaning up a wheel like this is just doing it one spoke at a time then doing the other...
01-09-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,931
Posted By zandoval

Of course you did an excellent prep. Any notes on...

Of course you did an excellent prep. Any notes on your drying methods and dry time?

I have hung my frames after painting in a Texas attic after they dry to the touch. I know the paint is fully dry...
01-09-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 472
Posted By zandoval

WOW... Nice work. No one who really rides...

WOW... Nice work.

No one who really rides will argue that after cleaning your bike it go's faster...
01-09-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By zandoval

I can see using Helicopter Tape on the rims, but...

I can see using Helicopter Tape on the rims, but would it be difficult to remove during tire changes and maintenance?
01-02-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,668
Posted By zandoval

Building a bike... Fun Fun FUN! What ever...

Building a bike... Fun Fun FUN!

What ever bike you end up with... IT WILL BE YOURS! - Bravo...
01-02-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,146
Posted By zandoval

Yep... Good choice. But things evolve and in a...

Yep... Good choice. But things evolve and in a few years tubeless may become the best way to go. Look how disk brakes have become the standard.
01-02-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 879
Posted By zandoval

Women's High Waist Fleece Lined Leggings PlusPlus...

Women's High Waist Fleece Lined Leggings PlusPlus - $10.00 at Walmart! Yep...

For your chest try sliding a full size page of News Paper under your wind breaker. Once you warm up you can just pull...
01-02-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,241
Posted By zandoval

Well the question is are you talking to a Bike...

Well the question is are you talking to a Bike Shop or a Bike Dealer. Big difference... All in all its getting out there and riding. I usually tell people to get something they can afford and get...
01-02-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,315
Posted By zandoval

Cold Weather: Synthetics not necessarily spandex...

Cold Weather: Synthetics not necessarily spandex but usually elastic of some sort. Don't forget women's fleece leggings as your first layer when its cold (very economical). Some times a Wrestling...
01-02-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By zandoval

Why not... We made... God Bless Us All...

Why not... We made... God Bless Us All...
01-02-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,270
Posted By zandoval

OK... Got it put together loosely... ...

OK... Got it put together loosely...
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08-24-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,974
Posted By zandoval

WOW... Think I'm going to talk to some of the...

WOW... Think I'm going to talk to some of the people around my favourite biking route. I live in an, at one time, small town, Bastrop Tx that's 35 miles east of Austin Tx. The only reason allot of...
08-23-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,094
Posted By zandoval

Man... That's the secret. Stay comfortable. Years...

Man... That's the secret. Stay comfortable. Years ago I got a good ride in. Stopped to talk to a few people, ate a sack lunch, checked out some cows, even took a nap... I got back in the evening....
08-23-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,974
Posted By zandoval

Cheap Small Light Basic Cell Phone Needed

Was digging around one of my junk drawers and came across my old Samsung flip phone and my trusty Nokia Candy Bar. Wow... Small, light weight. Just what I need but they are no longer capable of our...
06-30-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,188
Posted By zandoval

BOY...! There's nothing like putting on the MOJO...

BOY...! There's nothing like putting on the MOJO when you write something about back braces. That same day I wrote I did not use back braces when riding I had to put one on for a ride. But it was for...
06-28-19, 11:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,452
Posted By zandoval

What ever happened to hanging them from the...

What ever happened to hanging them from the ceiling by the seat and bars at chest height?

Is that bad?
06-28-19, 10:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,719
Posted By zandoval

Dito - I'm a Lezyne fan. For some reason I don't...

Dito - I'm a Lezyne fan. For some reason I don't lose all the air from the Lezyne at disconnect.

But what is really the best pump you can get...

Well its the Vintage SILCA frame pump of course.
06-28-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,188
Posted By zandoval

Most nights and days but not by choice... My...

Most nights and days but not by choice...

My back brace, recliner, and massage chair all keep me off the drugs... But that's me.

The most effective back brace I have seen is just a the old wide...
Forum: Introductions
06-28-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By zandoval

"Vilano Shadow Large" - Had to look it up. What a...

"Vilano Shadow Large" - Had to look it up. What a great bike.

Whats your ride like? Road? Paved? Gravel? Up? Down? Traffic?

And how do you keep your bike from walking off?
Forum: Foo
06-28-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,579
Posted By zandoval

Over in Austin Texas there are many unofficial...

Over in Austin Texas there are many unofficial group rides that just started with a few riders getting together at a particular time and just riding. Some of these groups have been showing up for...
06-28-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,584
Posted By zandoval

Push off... Look for a place to fall... Fall......

Push off... Look for a place to fall... Fall... Get up... Push off... Look for a place to fall... Fall... Get up...

Thats it... Don't be afraid... we all did it! And some more than others.

For...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-19, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,348
Posted By zandoval

Nice Bike! - delbiker1 I was in "aw"...

Nice Bike! - delbiker1

I was in "aw" (interj. Used to express sympathy, tenderness, disapproval, or disbelief.)... The last time I was at a real bike shop pricing out a set of wheels. WOW!

I...
05-31-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,508
Posted By zandoval

ABSOLUTELY!!! Even if its for just a few...

ABSOLUTELY!!!
Even if its for just a few months... Remember that it takes about six months to repair, that is grow in, the multilayered complex tissues in the pelvic floor. Things need to heal and...
07-19-18, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By zandoval

Mostly what I like about cages is being able to...

Mostly what I like about cages is being able to wear regular shoes...
07-19-18, 12:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,544
Posted By zandoval

Speed kills... If ya really want to do it then...

Speed kills... If ya really want to do it then work on your CLIMB...
Forum: Touring
07-19-18, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By zandoval

Our Boy Scouts have been tackling this issue for...

Our Boy Scouts have been tackling this issue for years with nagaline, bladders, cantines, and all kinds of water carriers. Some of them quite costly. It's still surprising how often I find the plain...
07-19-18, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By zandoval

OK! I'm Back...

Been outta it since November 2017. Had a bout of Malignant Melanoma of the scalp. Possibly precipitated by a slow healing wound on my head after a bicycle accident several years ago. Well I finally...
Forum: Foo
07-19-18, 12:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,324
Posted By zandoval

Same thing has happened in Aeronautics. Now days...

Same thing has happened in Aeronautics. Now days your instrumentation is a matter of plugging in your computer. All in all you have to admire the beauty of an analog console. So too little knobs,...
12-03-17, 10:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,421
Posted By zandoval

Sometimes its nice just to get your baby a new...

Sometimes its nice just to get your baby a new set of shoes.
And having a good set of wheels to fall back is always a good thing.
Keep in mind the word "Durability"...
12-03-17, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3,268
Views: 323,852
Posted By zandoval

My bike helmet saved my life, for real... But the...

My bike helmet saved my life, for real... But the only reason I was wearing it when I had my accident was because a local State Park Ranger said he was going to pull me over and shake me down every...
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