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03-24-17, 10:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,015
Posted By WolfRyder

I have a Palo Alto and like it quite a bit. BMZ ...

I have a Palo Alto and like it quite a bit. BMZ made in Italy, works for me. Just upgrade the bits a little and nice solid bike.
03-23-17, 07:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,222
Posted By WolfRyder

I know what you mean with the eBay adventures....

I know what you mean with the eBay adventures. The Team Raleigh I already have, had a dent on the top tube that wasn't disclosed, and then theres the 84 Olympic 7-11 team bike, that had a rust hole...
03-22-17, 09:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,222
Posted By WolfRyder

Ok thanks for the tip, the Raleigh looks pretty...

Ok thanks for the tip, the Raleigh looks pretty clean, although IMO he is a little high on that. NorCal Bay Area prices I guess.

I know there are risks buying from a distance, but an eBay Seller,...
03-22-17, 08:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,222
Posted By WolfRyder

Well I fit a 59 or 60cm so I would be interested....

Well I fit a 59 or 60cm so I would be interested. A lot of them look a little bigger than that, like 62 or 63cm. I am in NorCal, (could maybe do a road trip) and got a little time to shift some...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,013
Posted By WolfRyder

The Cinelli BB is a good sign for a quality built...

The Cinelli BB is a good sign for a quality built frame, even if unsure of Mfg.
03-19-17, 12:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,383
Posted By WolfRyder

I got one of these Outdoor Research Helium 2's....

I got one of these Outdoor Research Helium 2's. Thin hybrid waterproof shell, good for layering. Super breathable like they say and compacts well, fully seam taped zippers. I didn't pay full retail...
03-19-17, 03:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,613
Posted By WolfRyder

There is something about a Saronni red Colnago,...

There is something about a Saronni red Colnago, and that is one of nicest ones I have seen.
03-19-17, 02:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,383
Posted By WolfRyder

All that is on point, the right gear, head to...

All that is on point, the right gear, head to toe, winterize your bike, and ride accordingly in different weather conditions.

I like a high quality Gortex type, thin shell jacket and size up on a...
03-18-17, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,550
Posted By WolfRyder

Thats because they made so much of it. Yeah...

Thats because they made so much of it.

Yeah functionality and pricing part of the group is appealing. Other than that I am so-so on it, especially when matched with framesets of better quality. ...
03-18-17, 09:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,550
Posted By WolfRyder

The popular coined "TriColor" name that stuck on...

The popular coined "TriColor" name that stuck on Shimano 600 before Ultegra, is a bit of a misnomer. It just has a, easy to flake off 3 color small little accent sticker. I don't think that if you...
03-18-17, 09:42 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 44,130
Posted By WolfRyder

Great looking bike Scooper, that is about as good...

Great looking bike Scooper, that is about as good as it gets, and my size also. On my wish list, but one in condition yours looks to be might be hard to find. I probably need to pull in the reigns on...
03-17-17, 01:21 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 30,258
Posted By WolfRyder

What about Modolo Professionals? That review was...

What about Modolo Professionals? That review was missing. I have a Itern Pat Nos Ist gen, red set I am trying to figure out what to do with.
03-17-17, 12:19 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 30,258
Posted By WolfRyder

You can't go wrong with the CV industry standard...

You can't go wrong with the CV industry standard Cinelli 1A. Yeah that must be the one, the Nitto and it does have the smaller allen head.
03-17-17, 11:29 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 30,258
Posted By WolfRyder

I'm not sure what stem this is on my...

I'm not sure what stem this is on my Nishiki,(milled Nitto?), but I have same Superbe derailleur, and I think it is original. Man don't want to tell you to go Green crazy, but the Panto on a milled...
03-17-17, 11:10 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 30,258
Posted By WolfRyder

Thanks looks great, simpler process than I was...

Thanks looks great, simpler process than I was thinking.
03-17-17, 11:09 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 30,258
Posted By WolfRyder

+ 0ne ^^^

+ 0ne ^^^
03-17-17, 11:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,115
Posted By WolfRyder

Wow that is cool and quality work.

Wow that is cool and quality work.
03-16-17, 11:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,481
Posted By WolfRyder

Subpar clothing that is not air permeable or...

Subpar clothing that is not air permeable or breathable is not recommended. Usually the cheaper it is, the oft used term less "breathable" it is, avoid that stuff. With cycling gear visibility is...
03-16-17, 10:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,115
Posted By WolfRyder

I don't get how going overboard with drillum, to...

I don't get how going overboard with drillum, to the point where structural integrity is compromised, has any value. I don't care for the over done swiss cheese aesthetics either. That being said I...
03-16-17, 10:01 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,446
Posted By WolfRyder

It's all about the gear and conditions. It...

It's all about the gear and conditions. It doesn't get that cold where I am. NorCal Sac, overnight low 30's. Still I have different Merino wool weight base layers, and can be plenty comfy warmth...
03-16-17, 09:32 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 44,130
Posted By WolfRyder

Just go easy on the double nickle clips down the...

Just go easy on the double nickle clips down the big hill twists and turns. I think you have been listening to that Sammy Hagar song too much. Your not reckless and 22 anymore, salude :beer:
03-13-17, 10:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,940
Posted By WolfRyder

Thanks for sharing, I wasn't aware of this part...

Thanks for sharing, I wasn't aware of this part of cycling history, and the real struggle underneath the pedaling, this man did for the Italian resistance, during those terrible times in WW2.
03-13-17, 09:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,489
Posted By WolfRyder

Good for you man to empower your self through a...

Good for you man to empower your self through a healthy lifestyle. We can't do much sometimes about genetic stuff, but we all make choices what to put in our bodies everyday. When you are eating...
Replies: 12
Views: 2,923
Posted By WolfRyder

I got an 86 SR800/Black Lightening mostly for the...

I got an 86 SR800/Black Lightening mostly for the Gold/Black Superbe Pro bits. I didn't do that bad on it but had to pay shipping. Somehow even though mine was very clean and original, I didn't get...
03-13-17, 07:37 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 44,130
Posted By WolfRyder

I appreciate your response and I like the...

I appreciate your response and I like the American success story of Schwinn. If you are of a certain age and cycling, you remember Schwinn bikes.(I am 50). One of my favorite bike stores I went to...
03-13-17, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,104
Posted By WolfRyder

Uhh no...totally Hetero but was making a joke....

Uhh no...totally Hetero but was making a joke. Not sure if I want to recommend bike shorts to the OP now..lol. I'll do it anyway, check out those Canari liners, good padding and you can wear any...
03-12-17, 11:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By WolfRyder

Yeah that is a good idea Dave, I should have...

Yeah that is a good idea Dave, I should have thought of that. Well I am plunking down the check in the mail tomorrow , so we will see soon what exactly I get FedEx'd to me. Waiting on that other bike...
03-12-17, 11:47 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 44,130
Posted By WolfRyder

Ok it was a blanket statement, and don't get me...

Ok it was a blanket statement, and don't get me wrong, I love me a good Schwinn, but man did they put out a lot of mediocre to just bad models. 20% of Schwinns were good and the other 80% of models...
03-12-17, 11:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,104
Posted By WolfRyder

Lol...If I were gay I think I might be attracted...

Lol...If I were gay I think I might be attracted to that guy.
03-12-17, 10:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By WolfRyder

Ok thanks for the tips. Yeah shifters are ok, but...

Ok thanks for the tips. Yeah shifters are ok, but derailleurs are Campy 980, crankset is Ofmega Mistral and brakes are iffy stopping power, Universal AER. Weird vintage mix that isn't really worth...
03-12-17, 10:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,186
Posted By WolfRyder

I was looking at one awhile back, not local. I...

I was looking at one awhile back, not local. I liked it and the price was right, (still hard buying from a distance). So i let it go. The lug work is nice and the paint jobs on some Allegro's, with...
03-12-17, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By WolfRyder

lol...I haven't even bought the bike yet and it...

lol...I haven't even bought the bike yet and it is bugging me already. Ok then still not a deal breaker, even with so-so parts and shipping. Especially since I really could use this exact type of...
03-12-17, 09:13 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 44,130
Posted By WolfRyder

The majority of Schwinn bikes were junk.

The majority of Schwinn bikes were junk.
03-12-17, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By WolfRyder

I like that Idea a little better, and then do a...

I like that Idea a little better, and then do a touch up grey paint match if needed on the affected area.
03-12-17, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By WolfRyder

I know I am actually starting to get over myself...

I know I am actually starting to get over myself a little bit regarding that. I do realize that one cannot and should not expect perfection with used CV bikes. The frame and parts are used and I...
03-12-17, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By WolfRyder

Yeah that is not a bad idea, but still, not...

Yeah that is not a bad idea, but still, not major, but don't really like what he was trying to do in the first place. I might just try to rub out what he did then match the original grey on it.
03-12-17, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By WolfRyder

Paint undo on this?

I like the frame on this bike and it fits me. The parts aren't that great and I have to deal with shipping cost. So frame looks clean except, I am a little annoyed that the previous owner tried his...
03-12-17, 03:21 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 44,130
Posted By WolfRyder

Just blame it on the Schwinn Varsity.

Just blame it on the Schwinn Varsity.
03-11-17, 11:12 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,385
Posted By WolfRyder

Right on cool excerpt, I might have to check out...

Right on cool excerpt, I might have to check out your book. Ride on and keep the extended GD jam playing.
03-11-17, 09:52 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,385
Posted By WolfRyder

Listen to the Grateful dead or Further(Phish...

Listen to the Grateful dead or Further(Phish isn't bad either), and work on bikes.
03-11-17, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 178,605
Posted By WolfRyder

ISO for trade now, or cash in near future. A VG+...

ISO for trade now, or cash in near future. A VG+ to Exc, NOS ,NIB Campagnolo Super Record crankset, fluted or non, (don't want anything that has potential to crack though) also need clean NR ITAL BB...
03-11-17, 08:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,968
Posted By WolfRyder

Have you seen the prices on a clean SR post!? I...

Have you seen the prices on a clean SR post!? I think I will just try to work a 27.2 cheapee in there for time being, and sand that if I have to. Still good advice though, I am letting it hang at the...
03-11-17, 05:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,968
Posted By WolfRyder

Yeah I think you are right and will do that...

Yeah I think you are right and will do that approach and maybe emery cloth.
03-11-17, 04:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,968
Posted By WolfRyder

Got some more pics of the seat cluster. Just...

Got some more pics of the seat cluster. Just eyeing the point seems to look ok and everything appears to be round. Unless someone else can tell different?
Replies: 21
Views: 3,033
Posted By WolfRyder

******...$8 bones. Not sure I like the starfish...

******...$8 bones. Not sure I like the starfish crank, but cool bike overall and a little different with the set-up
03-10-17, 10:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,968
Posted By WolfRyder

I don't want to remove any material on inside of...

I don't want to remove any material on inside of cavity if possible. I want to go conservative first. What is least invasive technique to rub/clean slightly scrape, out the cavity and see if the post...
03-10-17, 08:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,968
Posted By WolfRyder

I am hoping it is that and I can just hone it a...

I am hoping it is that and I can just hone it a little and be done with it.
03-10-17, 07:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,968
Posted By WolfRyder

Yeah I'm not looking to ream anything on this...

Yeah I'm not looking to ream anything on this jobee, (hoping it is just a minor fix) and want the size of seatpost cavity to stay the same.
03-10-17, 07:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,968
Posted By WolfRyder

I totally disagree and have had bikes shipped to...

I totally disagree and have had bikes shipped to me before. This was worst job on my most expensive bike, and yes absolutely, I was expecting the Frameset (not whole bike) to be wrapped in pipe...
03-10-17, 06:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,968
Posted By WolfRyder

Ok I just want to make sure I don't take off too...

Ok I just want to make sure I don't take off too much of anything when I hone it.
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