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01-27-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 158
Posted By zandoval

Two square pieces of 3/16th Luan Plywood and some...

Two square pieces of 3/16th Luan Plywood and some rubber bands made from old inner tubes should do the trick...
01-25-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,731
Posted By zandoval

Hand Brush Painted with Bumper Sticker Decals....

Hand Brush Painted with Bumper Sticker Decals. I'll be hand brush painting from now on. Best mix is Rustolium Oil Base Enamel and a bit of Penitrol at about a 10% mix. Then wait, Wait, WAIT... for it...
01-25-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 245
Posted By zandoval

Y4C54160 - Ha... Its another "What the hell have...

Y4C54160 - Ha... Its another "What the hell have I got?" Peugeot thread. I feel for ya buddy. I more or less gave up on trying to date Peugeot's by thier numbers on older bikes but this one looks...
01-22-22, 08:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 609
Posted By zandoval

Speaking from the medical side I have personally...

Speaking from the medical side I have personally experienced and also had many of my patients with low Potassium and high incidences of Billiary Cholic.

So... Over weight by more than 60+ lbs / 30...
01-22-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By zandoval

Ha... Ha... That's so funny, did not even think...

Ha... Ha... That's so funny, did not even think about it being up for grabs...

Seriously though, I would like to see how much Wobble and Tilt you get off of a 36T Freewheel as opposed to a 36T...
01-22-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 554
Posted By zandoval

Don't think a small Speedo would take up allot of...

Don't think a small Speedo would take up allot of room or weight on yur bike...
01-21-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 882
Posted By zandoval

And don't forget... Epinephrine Auto-injector...

And don't forget...
Epinephrine Auto-injector or other device and 50mg of Diphenhydramine if your really allergic...
01-21-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,575
Posted By zandoval

It's just amazing how you can go from...

It's just amazing how you can go from Hoopdi-Dooing along and then BAMM!... Instantly Messed Up...

And you know this...
01-20-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 494
Posted By zandoval

Wrenching and Ridding... Ridding and Wrenching......

Wrenching and Ridding... Ridding and Wrenching... WHAT FUN!!!
01-19-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 889
Posted By zandoval

Had a guy down the street bring me his new Road...

Had a guy down the street bring me his new Road Bike to check out the brakes. They were Tektro Side Pulls and in perfect order. Pads were good, levers were good, and taking it out for a test ride...
Forum: Foo
01-18-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 386
Posted By zandoval

My Fan!!!

My Fan!!!
01-16-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,328
Posted By zandoval

Even if you don't use it, it's just fun to make...

Even if you don't use it, it's just fun to make a little DoDad for your ride. If nothing else it's called maintaining your sanity...

I'll take a Milk Shake with that Hamburger and Fries......
Forum: Foo
01-16-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By zandoval

Another BIG Dog Story

It's my first ride in 14 days, 2022 has not been kind so far but that's another story. On my short bike route there are a couple of hills that for me can be a chore. Thier grade is not so bad as it's...
01-16-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 296
Posted By zandoval

Yep... Just recently put one of these on a 14-34...

Yep... Just recently put one of these on a 14-34 Six Speed Shimano Freewheel and its working flawlessly. I don't think it could handle more than 34T though.

Also just purchased another one here on...
Forum: Foo
01-14-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By zandoval

This morning no problems... BRAVO!

This morning no problems... BRAVO!
01-14-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,661
Posted By zandoval

There are places that can change wind direction...

There are places that can change wind direction depending on what direction you are ridding.

For example, the Galveston Sea Wall Ride. No matter what direction you ride it in the wind will always...
01-14-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 710
Posted By zandoval

Got it... Allot of things can go wrong when...

Got it... Allot of things can go wrong when replacing a tube and tire. I would suggest first viewing some of the Youtube vids to get an idea of what went wrong.

Also, don't be surprised, because...
Forum: Foo
01-12-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By zandoval

Old Vitamix story... Here in Central Texas...

Old Vitamix story...

Here in Central Texas we have Chile Piquines growing all over. Being of long standing TexMex decent we gathered a quart jar full of pequins and poured them into the Vitamix to...
01-12-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By zandoval

Yep... But think of what it would cost for this...

Yep... But think of what it would cost for this kind of entertainment. Sure ya just spent hours restoring a vintage pump for the fun of it. But think of how much that tub of Popcorn cost ya at the...
01-12-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 500
Posted By zandoval

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01-11-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 6,399
Posted By zandoval

Well if that's the case then having a Road and...

Well if that's the case then having a Road and Mountain bike are it. But, I would recommend getting a second set of wheels for your Mountain bike. Now ya got three bikes for sure...

The...
01-10-22, 11:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,687
Posted By zandoval

Hats off to those who can actually "Restore" a...

Hats off to those who can actually "Restore" a vintage bicycle. Some of the restorations I have seen here are absolutely FANTASTIC! And they are well appreciated. I have to admit that all my builds...
Forum: Foo
01-10-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 435
Posted By zandoval

Hondo - I know what your saying... It's kinda...

Hondo - I know what your saying... It's kinda ridiculous. And lets not even talk about Vintage components. Here is a serendipitous find on tires. I purchased a set of these to use while I was waiting...
01-10-22, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 429
Posted By zandoval

I took it upon myself to bend two rims back into...

I took it upon myself to bend two rims back into shape. It was fun for a retired guy with allot of tools and time and I did get them back into shape.

But I really should have just bought new...
01-09-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 818
Posted By zandoval

I recently went through a search of battery...

I recently went through a search of battery powered tail lights and it looks like the "Cat Eye Omni3" is as good as you can get using two AAA batteries. I use rechargeable batteries and keep a fresh...
01-07-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By zandoval

Guy down the street is a Mountain Biker. He uses...

Guy down the street is a Mountain Biker. He uses Soccer Goal Keeper pants for protective padding at his knees and hips. From the torn up looks of them, yes, they have done the job well. They have a...
01-07-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By zandoval

Just to make a note... In the old days we used to...

Just to make a note... In the old days we used to take a sheet of newspaper and stuff it in-between our outer most layer on our chest when beginning a ride. After warming up you could just pull it...
01-05-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,593
Posted By zandoval

Odd... The current Gravel Bikes look allot like...

Odd... The current Gravel Bikes look allot like old Mountain Bikes...
01-05-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,317
Posted By zandoval

Lets not even mention the Parts Boxes and Bins of...

Lets not even mention the Parts Boxes and Bins of miscellaneous period components waiting for use.

A true Treasure Trove of timeless value...
12-29-21, 11:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,718
Posted By zandoval

I have had more than a few people come over to...

I have had more than a few people come over to have thier bikes given a once over after purchasing from Bikes Direct. All were satisfied and got a fair deal. It would appear that no mater who you buy...
12-26-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 977
Posted By zandoval

Re-taping a Bar is like Detail/Washing your...

Re-taping a Bar is like Detail/Washing your bike... It will go faster...
12-26-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 733
Posted By zandoval

Bicycle, Bicycle with a Motor, Or Motorcycle... ...

Bicycle, Bicycle with a Motor, Or Motorcycle...

Bicycle Helmet, E-Bike Helmet, Motorcycle Helmet...

I personally think a well secured Mountain Bike Helmet to start would be best for you.
...
12-24-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,979
Posted By zandoval

I have to say that lately I have enjoyed...

I have to say that lately I have enjoyed wrenching as much as ridding...

Never been a collector of bicycles but I am a sucker for old parts, components, and tools. Like my Granfathers wooden block...
12-20-21, 11:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 745
Posted By zandoval

There are more than a few parts I have considered...

There are more than a few parts I have considered working into 3D printing but there is a big limitation with the durability of the materials you print with. Now if we could get an affordable table...
12-20-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 745
Posted By zandoval

A 3D printed Thumb Shifter would be nice. Even if...

A 3D printed Thumb Shifter would be nice. Even if just a friction shifter. I see the only problem being the 3D print material. For little home printers using PLA the material would be to soft and...
12-20-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By zandoval

Cold Feet!!! Hate it... I'm one of those guys...

Cold Feet!!! Hate it... I'm one of those guys that when my feet get cold I am a GONNER. One thing to take note on is how tight your boots are. I have noted that in cold weather tight boots are much...
12-20-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By zandoval

We keep a bag of Dollar Store FOCA powdered...

We keep a bag of Dollar Store FOCA powdered Laundry Detergent in the garage. I sprinkle the powder on oil stains in the driveway then rub it into the spots. At the next rain they are usually gone.
...
12-19-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,001
Posted By zandoval

It's OK... It's OK... It will get here... In one...

It's OK... It's OK... It will get here... In one piece... It was not a rip off... I am going to love it... I have been a good boy Santa...
12-19-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By zandoval

Clean Parts In Your Washer

Gotta a Suntour Vx-GT derailluer that needed cleaning for full inspection and then disassembly. I put the derailleur into a plastic jar half full of water and a a half hand of powdered laundry...
Forum: Commuting
12-19-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,206
Posted By zandoval

You certainly can try!!! I was doing a daily...

You certainly can try!!!

I was doing a daily commute in San Antonio Texas of about 25 miles every early 06:00 morning if possible. My wife would pick me and my bike up on the way back at 17:00....
12-19-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,119
Posted By zandoval

My cuz had one of these so many years ago......

My cuz had one of these so many years ago... Brings back memories of charging full speed on golf course trails in the moon light at two AM...

That frame is real sweet and gives a long easy ride....
Forum: Foo
12-17-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By zandoval

Hey... The Turkeys are on sale now that...

Hey... The Turkeys are on sale now that Thanksgiving is past...

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My son with a...
12-17-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,531
Posted By zandoval

"These boots aren't made for walking..."

"These boots aren't made for walking..."
12-17-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,113
Posted By zandoval

Good to see equipment tested and proven. "Hafnys...

Good to see equipment tested and proven. "Hafnys Bar End Mirror" seems to be of good manufacture and reasonable price. That's a good thing for us cheap guys out here. In the old days it was just a...
12-16-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By zandoval

Newer deraileur sets and Brifters and the like...

Newer deraileur sets and Brifters and the like somewhat accommodate cross chaining better than the old school components. On our old Ten Speeds (5 gears in back and 2 in front) we more or less had a...
12-16-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By zandoval

OK... This goes on the list of things I am going...

OK... This goes on the list of things I am going to fabricate... Actually been putting it off for more than a few years but now I gotta do it... THANKS!

Gonna use an Aluminum Gutter for the...
12-15-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 593
Posted By zandoval

That's where the Flux Capacitor goes...

That's where the Flux Capacitor goes...
12-15-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 4,856
Posted By zandoval

I find it odd that one of the things that really...

I find it odd that one of the things that really get some bike riders eye is my polished aluminum components. Don't get me wrong, some of the newer subdued black components are proven and very much...
12-14-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 761
Posted By zandoval

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Shimano Japan RD-Z505

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12-12-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 761
Posted By zandoval

Rats! - Just Destroyed My Rear Derailleur

Earlier today I was commenting on older derailleurs and possible finds. One of the comments noted the Suntour V and Vx series as good period derailleurs and I promptly went over to ebay for a...
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