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06-07-20, 06:04 AM
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Posted By 16Victor

Club Fuji dirt cheap

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2564592640537214/
08-18-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,290
Posted By 16Victor

I'm a toolbox guy. Anything I can do it with my...

I'm a toolbox guy. Anything I can do it with my hands, I do. Bicycles, older homes (woodwork, electrical, plumbing, etc.), motorcycles, cars, radios, boats, old fans. Plus I have made a number of...
07-21-18, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 351,651
Posted By 16Victor

ISO 25.0mm seat post, SR Laprade would work but...

ISO 25.0mm seat post, SR Laprade would work but hopefully something nicer, in presentable condition. Have a SR 26.8 post, some early D/A brakesets, Cinelli track bars, much more to offer.
05-18-18, 04:58 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,347
Posted By 16Victor

Jumping in late... You, it would...

Jumping in late...



You, it would appear, and you're the only one who matters :)

And I love your bike. Nicely done.

I was helping my son fight through drop bar discomfort on his mid-90's...
02-06-18, 06:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,010
Posted By 16Victor

Sold

Sold
01-17-18, 09:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,010
Posted By 16Victor

Make me an offer - trades considered (have one...

Make me an offer - trades considered (have one trade offer in the discussion stage now).
01-02-18, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,528
Posted By 16Victor

^this, and ouch. Which is why I'm the proud...

^this, and ouch.

Which is why I'm the proud owner of RHM-135 (recovered by Rudi).
01-02-18, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,010
Posted By 16Victor

Still available. I don't want to scrap this...

Still available. I don't want to scrap this...
12-10-17, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,010
Posted By 16Victor

Yes, 700. Please shoot me a PM for offers. ...

Yes, 700.

Please shoot me a PM for offers.

Thx
12-06-17, 02:03 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 40,005
Posted By 16Victor

The Old...

The Old Horsehttp://haywirelacrosse.com/ron/Raleigh_CompGS/IMG_20170806_150948.jpg
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By 16Victor

Outstanding, thanks for the info.

Outstanding, thanks for the info.
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By 16Victor

Need info on these old aero bars!

Pads have Profile molded into them, but google and velobase aren't much help.

I will be selling them in the C&V sales forum, but I don't know how to list them: when they were made, what model,...
12-05-17, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,010
Posted By 16Victor

Nobody? I don't want to eBay this.

Nobody? I don't want to eBay this.
12-01-17, 08:04 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,419
Posted By 16Victor

Red Bullseye derailleur pulleys.

Red Bullseye derailleur pulleys.
11-29-17, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,010
Posted By 16Victor

Still available!

Still available!
11-25-17, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,010
Posted By 16Victor

Raleigh Competition frame fork 1986 55cm

SOLD



As shown, frame and fork only. Unbent, no dings, original paint. Fork has scratches through paint along one blade and dings around brake area. Per the label this is a 531 butted main...
11-22-17, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,490
Posted By 16Victor

Still available...

Still available...
11-19-17, 10:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,487
Posted By 16Victor

You are quite correct. It was badly stated on my...

You are quite correct. It was badly stated on my part, I really meant to convey that drawing conclusions from comparisons using wildly different sets of input parameters is invalid.
11-19-17, 10:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,487
Posted By 16Victor

You might as well throw a bridge into the mix for...

You might as well throw a bridge into the mix for good measure. The alloys, condition (crystal structure and arrangement), joining methods, service conditions, and repetitive stresses are wildly...
11-19-17, 10:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,487
Posted By 16Victor

Making comparisons between bicycle frames, valves...

Making comparisons between bicycle frames, valves springs, etc. is foolish and naive.
11-18-17, 10:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,116
Posted By 16Victor

I'm near Cincinnati and Booty is just North of...

I'm near Cincinnati and Booty is just North of Louisville... Count us in!
11-18-17, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,490
Posted By 16Victor

Sale pending

Sale pending
Replies: 13
Views: 1,680
Posted By 16Victor

A few years ago, I sold a 100% original 1980 comp...

A few years ago, I sold a 100% original 1980 comp gs on eBay for 650 bucks, if that's any indication.

Being a bargain hunter, I might might not bite at $300 for that bike, but I don't think it's...
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By 16Victor

Thanks. It came off of a 56cm bike. I don't...

Thanks. It came off of a 56cm bike. I don't think there is anything special about the stem. The bars separate up at the peak of the triangle, so it can be easily removed and replaced.
11-15-17, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,490
Posted By 16Victor

Selle Royal Dolphin

Appear to be leather, beige in color, not separating. Lights scuffs as shown. $40 shipped CONUS?
http://haywirelacrosse.com/ron/bikestuffforsale/selleroyaldolphin4.jpg...
11-15-17, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By 16Victor

How to address some Vitus 979 damage?

My GF just had this shipped in, and we found some damage.

Front top tube cable guide got damaged in shipment, PO's shop didn't disconnect the brakes. My thoughts: tape off the top tube and cut it...
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By 16Victor

Profile Aero Bars?

These came on a bike I just bought - not my style and need to move them. Any idea of value? Would sell with SR stem. The forearm pads are in great shape. (sorry for the out-of-focus pic):
...
11-12-17, 06:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,710
Posted By 16Victor

Sweet. You got the better deal! Looking forward...

Sweet. You got the better deal! Looking forward to seeing the finished effort.
11-12-17, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 177,255
Posted By 16Victor

Selle Royal Dolphin in brown? Nice shape, can...

Selle Royal Dolphin in brown? Nice shape, can get photos tonight or tomorrow.
11-12-17, 07:37 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,295
Posted By 16Victor

I'm celiac, can I substitute bourbon? ...

I'm celiac, can I substitute bourbon?

:thumbup: on the cable cutter.
11-11-17, 04:10 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,295
Posted By 16Victor

Well, my milling machine and lathe, but those are...

Well, my milling machine and lathe, but those are kind of out there for most folks.

For bikes, definitely my Park chain tool. Haven't had the Shimano but against the cheapies, it's sooo much...
11-10-17, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 784
Posted By 16Victor

I was just going to suggest that Gran Compe are a...

I was just going to suggest that Gran Compe are a great choice. Aren't they actually SunTour Superbe?
11-10-17, 05:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,302
Posted By 16Victor

I self-fund the hobby by occasionally buying an...

I self-fund the hobby by occasionally buying an under-priced bike and parting it out; keeping some goodies for my next build. It may seem like a sin to some but the bikes aren't worth restoring...
11-10-17, 01:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,016
Posted By 16Victor

Ha! Not quite - my name originates from a...

Ha! Not quite - my name originates from a nickname I gave a car, it was a VW Scirocco 16V I used to autocross. In some ways, it stuck; when I see Victor, I take note.

Most just call me Ron...
11-10-17, 05:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,016
Posted By 16Victor

I had it but it was shy a few zeros. I think...

I had it but it was shy a few zeros.

I think the tags had ID info on them.

One pic I forgot:
http://haywirelacrosse.com/ron/bicyclemuseum/thumbnail.jpg
11-09-17, 07:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,016
Posted By 16Victor

Interesting and plausible. I didn't have enough...

Interesting and plausible. I didn't have enough time to read all the placards, I had to go quote some work.

New Bremen is not all that far from Dayton where Wilbur and Orville lived. And Dayton...
11-09-17, 06:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,056
Posted By 16Victor

Is there a stated use for the bike...

Is there a stated use for the bike post-restoration? Wall ornament or occasional rider?

Budget?

Get familiar with electrochemical de-rusting if the chromed parts aren't to be stripped and...
11-09-17, 05:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,016
Posted By 16Victor

A trip to the museum (image heavy)

Occasionally I get to New Bremen, Ohio, home of Crown Equipment (makers of lift trucks). Crown is still owned by the Dicke family, and the town shows signs of the care they take - it's very tidy. ...
11-05-17, 11:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,150
Posted By 16Victor

I've always had great luck with brass wool and PB...

I've always had great luck with brass wool and PB Blaster to clean up chrome.

I think it's a great find, I'm very happy for you. Had to be a excellent surprise!

Anyway a man can talk you out of...
10-29-17, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By 16Victor

PM sent

PM sent
10-28-17, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,873
Posted By 16Victor

Great info, thanks!

Great info, thanks!
10-27-17, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By 16Victor

Enjoyable, thanks much. I had hair like that. ...

Enjoyable, thanks much. I had hair like that. Once.

Note to self: Someday, when you build your own frame, have the Barber of Seville Overture (or reasonable facsimile) playing. I gather that...
10-26-17, 04:13 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,994
Posted By 16Victor

I heartily second this. 3M Safest Stripper has...

I heartily second this. 3M Safest Stripper has worked well for me.

If the chrome is not decorative and won't be visible on the tubes, you may consider roughening the surface by wet sanding with...
10-24-17, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,512
Posted By 16Victor

Nice score, nice story. Thanks for posting.

Nice score, nice story. Thanks for posting.
10-24-17, 02:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 904
Posted By 16Victor

I second this. Soak it well and wait. Move...

I second this. Soak it well and wait.

Move to lacquer thinner (which contains acetone) if required.
10-20-17, 08:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,834
Posted By 16Victor

Damn. Me and my Paramount are only 99.

Damn. Me and my Paramount are only 99.
10-20-17, 08:29 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,994
Posted By 16Victor

Not having had a bottecchia, I can't vouch for...

Not having had a bottecchia, I can't vouch for the ride quality.

What I could see myself doing in your shoes though, would be to keep my eyes open for a bargain priced bike with some nice...
10-20-17, 06:05 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,994
Posted By 16Victor

Well now that depends on the money. Might be a...

Well now that depends on the money. Might be a fun winter project if you're a DIYer. If you want to get it professionally done, you have to figure your ROI. And in hobbies, that may not count so...
10-20-17, 05:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,398
Posted By 16Victor

Indeed, and it goes beyond bikes. Maybe driven...

Indeed, and it goes beyond bikes. Maybe driven by the preponderance of hipsters.

Examples, top of my mind:

Shaving. P&G is remaking vintage razors (https://www.theartofshaving.com/), selling...
10-19-17, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 177,255
Posted By 16Victor

Not calipers - I busted out the Starrett...

Not calipers - I busted out the Starrett micrometers. This is serious stuff.

(like it made much difference :lol:)
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