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01-14-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14,567
Views: 3,389,479
Posted By Roger M

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

Nice! 78?Z1R with turbo piping! Very very cool.
01-12-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 66,090
Views: 10,447,444
Posted By Roger M

If only it were an inch and a half shorter(& a...

If only it were an inch and a half shorter(& a couple cm less in the top tube)...

Neat frame.
01-11-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,687
Posted By Roger M

And after the new steam ...

And after the new steam


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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: 28,782
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)
01-06-22, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 337,843
Posted By Roger M

That turned out great, Andy. Good choices in the...

That turned out great, Andy. Good choices in the parts.

If I understand you correctly, these brakes work well with traditional road levers? That would be good to know.

How do you like those...
01-05-22, 11:35 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 28,782
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: 50,311
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, 08:29 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 46,576
Posted By Roger M

Congrats, thinktubes. What maintenance/replaced...

Congrats, thinktubes. What maintenance/replaced parts got the Schwinn through 3,000 miles last year?
01-01-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,081
Posted By Roger M

We had cottage cheese like that on the ceiling of...

We had cottage cheese like that on the ceiling of the house I grew up in. I'm pretty sure need an abatement company to remove that, Neal...

on the clear coat topic, do you recommend that when...
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, 08:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,640
Posted By Roger M

Thanks Colonel. It isn't without flaws. I...

Thanks Colonel.

It isn't without flaws. I believe that whoever assembled it, didn't get the shifters clamped tight enough. There's some scraped up paint under the downtube, as we as some other...
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: 511,862
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: 94,253
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...
12-29-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10,112
Views: 1,184,052
Posted By Roger M

Holy Cow!.. $5.74 a gallon for super. Ouch.

Holy Cow!..
$5.74 a gallon for super. Ouch.
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: 37,123
Posted By Roger M

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12-26-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,522
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, 02:35 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 68,599
Posted By Roger M

I'll have to try that Woodinville Rye. They're...

I'll have to try that Woodinville Rye. They're only a few miles away from me(& no reason to pass on a local Whiskey.

There's another local Whiskey, JP Trodden. Very good stuff.

I like my...
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...
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By Roger M

The PR-10 has different lug shape than the OPs...

The PR-10 has different lug shape than the OPs bike, and didnít have a chrome rear triangle.

Maybe PX60?
12-20-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,305
Posted By Roger M

I read the title, and who started the thread. ...

I read the title, and who started the thread.

For some reason this is what came to mind...

(Apologies for pilfering your photo, Mark)
...
12-19-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,314
Posted By Roger M

Apologies for that. I just edited the title. ...

Apologies for that. I just edited the title.

I suppose a 7-11 Merckx would be the perfect Christmas bike(imo).
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
12-19-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 806
Posted By Roger M

I have a Rossin from about the same time frame,...

I have a Rossin from about the same time frame, and likely the same model. It was dressed in early Tri-color Shimano. I've seen a few others with Shimano parts.

Good luck with your build, and...
12-18-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 483
Posted By Roger M

I have some King cages, Irish and standard. They...

I have some King cages, Irish and standard. They hold the bottle as good as any cage that I've used. The look good, but they're a bit thicker than others.

I have a bike with an R cage. Nicest...
12-18-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,634
Posted By Roger M

In the past, I had a rack on a mountain bike with...

In the past, I had a rack on a mountain bike with some old Cannondale panniers.

Since building this last winter, it gets the most grocery miles of my bikes.
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12-17-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18,383
Views: 2,152,409
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.

...
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.

....
12-15-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,353
Posted By Roger M

These skewers were in the included toolbox. I...

These skewers were in the included toolbox. I thought about putting them on, but they're new. For now, they'll stay in the box..

The unbranded ti skewers will have to suffice.
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12-15-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,353
Posted By Roger M

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12-15-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,353
Posted By Roger M

Here's a few pictures. I will adjust and trim...

Here's a few pictures. I will adjust and trim cables when I get it out for a ride soon.
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