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01-14-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14,567
Views: 3,389,464
Posted By Roger M

Nice! 78?Z1R with turbo piping! Very very cool.

Nice! 78?Z1R with turbo piping! Very very cool.
01-11-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,687
Posted By Roger M

How'd that Gran Compe Steam work for you, Mark? ...

How'd that Gran Compe Steam work for you, Mark?

Back when I was a kid , my pop had me trying to find a bucket of it once(regular steam, as opposed to Gran Compe steam).
01-11-22, 12:28 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,687
Posted By Roger M

I've only had a couple of bikes that were/are...

I've only had a couple of bikes that were/are kept "as built from the era. Those were purchased pretty much in 'original' condition. I only made handlebar or saddle changes, for comfort.

Most of...
01-10-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 28,780
Posted By Roger M

I'm not sure if I posted this Stan Johnson here....

I'm not sure if I posted this Stan Johnson here. Off all my bikes, this one has the most miles(put on by me), as well as some of my great cycling memories.
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01-10-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Roger M

I'm not a rod brake expert, but Kool Stop makes...

I'm not a rod brake expert, but Kool Stop makes these.

Kool Stop International - High Performance Bicycle Brake Pads Since 1977 (http://www.koolstop.com/english/rod_pull.html)
01-05-22, 11:35 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 28,780
Posted By Roger M

I've had this for at least ten years. Started out...

I've had this for at least ten years. Started out with a $25 frame/fork/crankset.

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01-02-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,481
Posted By Roger M

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01-02-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,481
Posted By Roger M

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01-02-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,481
Posted By Roger M

Bike Meme Thread

First off, if this isn't allowed, Mods please delete.

My son went on a meme texting rampage this weekend(all directed at me). I thought they're pretty funny, and can relate to them.

So post em...
01-02-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 50,309
Posted By Roger M

I ended up with four big boy bike acquisitions in...

I ended up with four big boy bike acquisitions in 2021. An Expedition, Johnson, Lyon, and Cannondale. All between 66cm and 68cm.
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01-01-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,922
Posted By Roger M

Here's a few outdoor photos. It turned out pretty...

Here's a few outdoor photos. It turned out pretty good. I need to clean the saddle and polish out some marks on the seatpost.

One note on the tape. I bought Deda brand, mostly because it was...
12-31-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,922
Posted By Roger M

A bit of an update: Over the holidays I...

A bit of an update:

Over the holidays I acquired some brake cables with white housinghousingsome bar tape(also white). I recovered an old Flite several years ago, and it happens to be white.
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12-31-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By Roger M

Happy New Year! Envious of those warm sand...

Happy New Year!

Envious of those warm sand beaches. Enjoy, Ben!

Here's the last sunrise of 2021, looking out the living room window. About 20 degrees out.
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12-31-21, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4,833
Views: 511,854
Posted By Roger M

Five days of snow and unusually cold Temps here,...

Five days of snow and unusually cold Temps here, have me tinkering some. I changed out the 'bigger than life' 200mm Zinn crankset & IRD bottom bracket, for a 175mm Shimano crank and bb.
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12-30-21, 11:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,269
Posted By Roger M

I sold three frames this year: Miyata One...

I sold three frames this year:

Miyata One Thousand(a bit small, so replaced with Expedition)
Palo Alto(small, and kept the parts for other projects)
Cannondale R500

Bought a cheap Giant...
12-30-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By Roger M

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12-30-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 94,252
Posted By Roger M

A couple of old pictures that I came across...

A couple of old pictures that I came across recently.

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12-29-21, 11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By Roger M

Great Find! I hadn't heard of Chris Pauley until...

Great Find! I hadn't heard of Chris Pauley until this year, when someone posted a large sized Pauley in the appraisal forum. I enjoy seeing these small builders pop up. Yours looks to be in fantastic...
12-29-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,305
Posted By Roger M

Well, as bertinjim mentioned above, The...

Well, as bertinjim mentioned above, The instructions for the decals are pretty good. I did follow them, and I'm fairly satisfied with the results. Our intention was to just replace the two decals on...
12-28-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By Roger M

I was thinking about this the other day. I saw...

I was thinking about this the other day. I saw that someone posted a link to a 68cm Sequoia recently. There's not too many of these 68cm Specialized bikes, but I can count at least five of them in ...
12-27-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 37,122
Posted By Roger M

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12-26-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,519
Posted By Roger M

2021: Your Top Three(C&V bike related)

I had a pretty good year(as far as old bikes go). I picked up a couple of nice bikes, as well as a couple of project bicycles. I didn't ride enough, but had some pretty memorable adventures.

I...
12-26-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 868
Posted By Roger M

Cable cherries, I had to look that one up. ...

Cable cherries, I had to look that one up.

Neat idea. I'll have to get a few. Thanks for showing those, Neal.
12-26-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,305
Posted By Roger M

Happy Holidays to all! Thomas found a few...

Happy Holidays to all!

Thomas found a few more pieces to the puzzle, under the tree yesterday. A set of decals from Velocals is the most needed item, to get the project back on track.

For the...
12-25-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 868
Posted By Roger M

I bought myself the only bike related gift that I...

I bought myself the only bike related gift that I received this Christmas. A Shimano brake cable kit with white housing. And the most money I've ever spent on cables. Ever.

Thomas scored pretty...
12-24-21, 11:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 475
Posted By Roger M

Merry Christmas! ...

Merry Christmas!

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12-23-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,484
Posted By Roger M

Thomas's Cino project has been stalled for a few...

Thomas's Cino project has been stalled for a few weeks. I'm pretty sure it'll pick up steam again after Christmas. morning..

I'll likely make some changes on the Jeff Lyon( shorter crankset, tape...
12-19-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,314
Posted By Roger M

Green and/or Red bikes: Post up some Christmas colors.

Happy Holidays everyone.

I picked up a a couple red bikes and my first green one this year. Here's a few of mine.

Show off your holiday colored bicycles.
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12-19-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,634
Posted By Roger M

Nitto M18 rack Swift Industries Peregrine bag

Nitto M18 rack
Swift Industries Peregrine bag
12-17-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18,383
Views: 2,152,377
Posted By Roger M

A cold and grey ride along the Sammamish River...

A cold and grey ride along the Sammamish River just before dark. First ride on this red Cannondale. It does everything pretty well, notably the shifting. 7700 sti shifts amazingly good.

The beer...
12-16-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,753
Posted By Roger M

I've had this bike for eleven or twelve years....

I've had this bike for eleven or twelve years. Used to ride it a lot. I pilfered the crankset for another project, and it's been hanging out in the basement since.
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12-15-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,353
Posted By Roger M

Thanks. Going off the 1989 catalog, the SR...

Thanks.

Going off the 1989 catalog, the SR series frames were specd with aluminum forks. Mine holds a magnet, so it isn't original.

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12-15-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,753
Posted By Roger M

Only fades and spatter paint? How about...

Only fades and spatter paint? How about fingerprints..

can't say it's a favorite, but it's mine and I haven't seen another one.

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12-15-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,353
Posted By Roger M

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12-14-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,353
Posted By Roger M

So. A lack of patience pushed this project...

So.

A lack of patience pushed this project to the finished column. I am not a fan of the bars, but I don't have any wide replacements at the moment. Maybe come spring,I will get some more...
12-14-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 337,842
Posted By Roger M

Just finished servicing this 1989 SR series. ...

Just finished servicing this 1989 SR series.

due to the weather, I have only ridden it up and down the driveway.
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12-12-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 25,395
Posted By Roger M

Thomas shared a couple of photos with me last...

Thomas shared a couple of photos with me last night. I think they're pretty nice.

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12-12-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,232
Posted By Roger M

I just dealt with this problem on my sons Zeus....

I just dealt with this problem on my sons Zeus. For that I used an old 5/8" spark plug socket, ground down.

The Zeus crank bolt head is 16mm.

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12-10-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4,833
Views: 511,854
Posted By Roger M

Whittling away on the newest Cannondale project. ...

Whittling away on the newest Cannondale project.

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Replaced a Mavic fd...
12-09-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 945
Posted By Roger M

Like scarlson mentioned above, the classifieds...

Like scarlson mentioned above, the classifieds here are a good place to buy. Generally priced well, and from decent folks. I haven't sold anything here yet, but I'm working on it

The...
12-09-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,353
Posted By Roger M

This bike spent its life on the east coast. I...

This bike spent its life on the east coast. I don't know what the story is on the fork. It looks Luke a decent replacement. Also, I don't see any signs of a front end impact on the frame(but these...
12-08-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,353
Posted By Roger M

I tore it down the other night. The big red bike...

I tore it down the other night. The big red bike doesn't really need any work done. The original owner seemed to be on top of maintenance. I encountered loctite on several fasteners, and plenty of...
12-08-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 6,092
Posted By Roger M

My best friend in high school, he didn't have his...

My best friend in high school, he didn't have his own car.. He drove his his moms 1980 Chevette 4 door.

Whenever anyone asked about his car..

"Yeah, I'm driving my moms Vette. It's red, bucket...
12-06-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 37,122
Posted By Roger M

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Late Fall Outing with Roxi
12-06-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,305
Posted By Roger M

Progress hasn't changed much. A little more...

Progress hasn't changed much. A little more polishing, and assembly of the driveside crank.

Thomas had an assignment in his 8th grade Language arts class recently, 'interview an object'. I saw it...
12-05-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,353
Posted By Roger M

The Salsa stem is 110mm. With a 24" top tube,...

The Salsa stem is 110mm. With a 24" top tube, that is a bit of a stretch for me. I found this 95mm Control Tech stem in the basement. With that and a seat adjustment, the fit is better. As a bonus,...
12-04-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,353
Posted By Roger M

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Jerseys, bibs, and a pair of gloves. Some new with tags....
12-04-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,353
Posted By Roger M

The Last Bike I'm Buying... Cannondale content

for 2021...

I only wanted a crankset for the remainder of this year. I happened upon it this morning, perusing the local classified sites. It just happened to be attached to a bike that fit me. At...
11-30-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,174
Posted By Roger M

I guess this one was eleven years in the...

I guess this one was eleven years in the making...

Finally finished this Bridgestone 200 for my daughter this year. I'm happy to report that she loves her bike, and commuted 450-500 miles over the...
11-30-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 51,283
Posted By Roger M

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