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01-04-11, 07:40 PM
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Posted By astrodaimler

http://collinsacks.smugmug.com/photos/1007733865_4...

http://collinsacks.smugmug.com/photos/1007733865_44Ti2-X2.jpg

Collin
Somewhere on the innernet, I saw a Rivendell that was stripped and then powdercoated clear coat. Maybe that's something you...
01-04-11, 07:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,207
Posted By astrodaimler

I'm digging this color too. I'm more into the...

I'm digging this color too. I'm more into the earthy muted tones. This yellow is nice and subdued.
01-04-11, 07:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,207
Posted By astrodaimler

1972 Jeunet 630 (RAL 6021) ...

1972 Jeunet 630 (RAL 6021)
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4071/4666958127_092c903b22.jpg[/QUOTE]

I'm digging this color
01-03-11, 11:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 721
Posted By astrodaimler

How long did it take you pose yer dog like that?

How long did it take you pose yer dog like that?
01-02-11, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,122
Posted By astrodaimler

So the spring won't actually don't do anything...

So the spring won't actually don't do anything while you are riding and making turns? I'm familiar with the kickstand. Had plenty. But won't the spring expand as you turn the fork?
01-02-11, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,122
Posted By astrodaimler

You are right Looigi but it was the only analogy...

You are right Looigi but it was the only analogy I can make.
01-02-11, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,122
Posted By astrodaimler

Hey, that's pretty cool. Out of stock but I'm...

Hey, that's pretty cool. Out of stock but I'm sure it'll be around later this year. I think my downtube is much thicker. Cheapo Nashbar alu touring frame. What would you do to make a round clamp...
01-02-11, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,122
Posted By astrodaimler

DIY Front Fork steering stabilizer?

Hi guys,
I'm thinking of getting a nice rack this year and need some ideas on how to stabilize the front fork. Civia bikes has these stabilizers like motorcycles use.
I 'm looking for some DIY...
01-02-11, 11:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,124
Posted By astrodaimler

I had a black 48cm back in '85. It was one of...

I had a black 48cm back in '85. It was one of the best riding bikes I had. Good luck finding one that small. Anything from the 80's 50cm and under is hard.
12-31-10, 07:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,373
Posted By astrodaimler

keep 'em coming! Love it. I'm thinking of a...

keep 'em coming! Love it.
I'm thinking of a build in 2011. A mid-level Centurion (saw an ad on CL) and a set of one of these bad boys www.woodysfenders.com
12-31-10, 07:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 988
Posted By astrodaimler

I HATED that Rhode Gear velcro h2o bottle and...

I HATED that Rhode Gear velcro h2o bottle and holder.
12-27-10, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By astrodaimler

I can do it but I'm stuck in NYC until I can get...

I can do it but I'm stuck in NYC until I can get a flight back. I'm snowed in. Inbox me. I'll be back Thursday and I can pick it up this weekend or during my lunch or after work.
12-16-10, 12:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 230
Posted By astrodaimler

Short stem bolts??

Wow, I'm just full of questions. I guess I want to do a long project next year. Anyway, my 1" headtube is only 8cm (yah, its like a 49cm frame). I need to cut one of those threadless stem adapters...
12-15-10, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By astrodaimler

Sources for narrow 700c fenders

I'm having a hard time googling narrow fenders preferably in metal just in case I get the fenders and frame powdercoated. I like the Honjo's from VO but I've seen flat aluminum ones as well. ...
12-14-10, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By astrodaimler

Sweeet. Thinking of Tiagra or Sora stuff to put...

Sweeet. Thinking of Tiagra or Sora stuff to put on it.
12-14-10, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By astrodaimler

Looks like it'll fit right?...

Looks like it'll fit right?...
12-14-10, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By astrodaimler

Sounds like it'll fit! I'm short so I'm thinking...

Sounds like it'll fit! I'm short so I'm thinking of getting this bike. Hard to find bikes in under 50cm sizes. The Honjo fenders (narrow ones) I hear, are fine for 700x25 tires.
12-14-10, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By astrodaimler

80's Centurion Le Mans RS + fenders

Hiya
Been a while since I've been logged on. New project time. Thinking of getting an 80's Le Mans RS. There seems to be eyelets for them but not sure if I can fit fenders on them (is there room...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-07, 08:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,501
Posted By astrodaimler

This happened to me about a month ago. The whole...

This happened to me about a month ago. The whole stem came off right at the base. Bizarre.
Of course, always happens when I'm dressed and ready to go and late for a group ride.
06-06-07, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By astrodaimler

I like the dood with the lowrider.

I like the dood with the lowrider.
06-06-07, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,083
Posted By astrodaimler

I'd love to have one and been searching my local...

I'd love to have one and been searching my local Craigslist. But shipping from PA....don't know. That'll be pretty expensive. Also, I'll need the smallest they make cause I remember they come in...
05-23-07, 03:17 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-07, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By astrodaimler

Dang that's a lot of shoes

Dang that's a lot of shoes
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-07, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By astrodaimler

You are *STILL* using bars, this is the new way...

You are *STILL* using bars, this is the new way of doing it
http://blog.modernmechanix.com/mags/qf/c/PopularMechanics/7-1936/lrg_bicycle_wheel.jpg
05-22-07, 04:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,250
Posted By astrodaimler

As Dave Chapelle would say "What!" Or Napoleon...

As Dave Chapelle would say "What!"
Or Napoleon Dynamite would say "Luucky"
Nice find.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-07, 03:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,210
Posted By astrodaimler

130

130
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-07, 04:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,660
Posted By astrodaimler

I don't think they are getting uglier, I think,...

I don't think they are getting uglier, I think, we the passing of time and as we get older, we just want to be more low-key. I hear yah. I only like to wear low-key, no logo jerseys.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-07, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By astrodaimler

Get those trikes from the educator's used list. ...

Get those trikes from the educator's used list. They are built like TANKS.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-07, 03:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,792
Posted By astrodaimler

That is sweet and that's my size too. Guess I...

That is sweet and that's my size too. Guess I missed it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-07, 12:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,180
Posted By astrodaimler

My wife thinks I'm crazy when I go to the beach...

My wife thinks I'm crazy when I go to the beach or pool, I usually wear a white long sleeve base layer or white long sleeve rash shirt. Better than getting sun burned or sun poisoned. Living in...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-07, 10:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,046
Posted By astrodaimler

I stretch after I lay on the couch for 2 hours...

I stretch after I lay on the couch for 2 hours watching mindless television.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-07, 10:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,660
Posted By astrodaimler

Hairnets rule!

Hairnets rule!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-07, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By astrodaimler

0 degree.

0 degree.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-07, 10:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,332
Posted By astrodaimler

I see this thread going in bad places :) ...

I see this thread going in bad places :)
Murphy's Law, every time you put on a bib, you gotta go!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-07, 08:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,959
Posted By astrodaimler

Trackstand or I get off the bike completely,...

Trackstand
or
I get off the bike completely, sit on the toptube, right elbow on my handlebar, and my right hand under my chin in that complemplative, surly, ZOOLANDER look. Oh, it helps to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-07, 08:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,016
Posted By astrodaimler

I can balance real good now and sometimes, I can...

I can balance real good now and sometimes, I can ride with 1 hand.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-07, 11:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,693
Posted By astrodaimler

I was on top of a hill in Fort Collins in 1986...

I was on top of a hill in Fort Collins in 1986 watching one of the stages in Red Zinger. Lemond and Hinault were in the race. On top of the hill, he said "watch it you ijut!"

Just kidding, I did...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-07, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By astrodaimler

Oh dang, too short.

Oh dang, too short.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-07, 11:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By astrodaimler

I have 550's. I like them. Let me know if you...

I have 550's. I like them. Let me know if you want to get rid of yours. I need a pair of wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-07, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By astrodaimler

You got rid of your 17 degree stem? Hey, I could...

You got rid of your 17 degree stem? Hey, I could use one, what length is it?
05-17-07, 02:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,850
Posted By astrodaimler

Very nice! I like the progress photos. I'm...

Very nice! I like the progress photos. I'm wishing there was a chain guard. I wonder if you can find old photos of the bike with chain guards on.
I'm cruising around the usual used places for a...
05-17-07, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By astrodaimler

Then you'll need a new frame :) There's not...

Then you'll need a new frame :)

There's not much you can do with Cinelli XA's. Or quill stems in general. Unless you get those quill stem->new style stem adapters. Then you can get those stems...
05-17-07, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By astrodaimler

Just pull it up.

Just pull it up.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-07, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By astrodaimler

I used to keep the pads on the brake holder,...

I used to keep the pads on the brake holder, remove wheel, and use a pair of pliers to remove the rubber pads. (Bike on stand of course)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-07, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By astrodaimler

Air

Air
05-14-07, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,013
Posted By astrodaimler

Well, I've seen and worked with Campagnolo long...

Well, I've seen and worked with Campagnolo long reach but probably pretty hard to find these days. Did you mean is Dia-Compe the only one today making long reach brakes? I don't know the answer to...
05-13-07, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,013
Posted By astrodaimler

The distance between the center bolt and the...

The distance between the center bolt and the center of the brake pad is longer for long reach brakes. If you use a short reach brake, you may not be able to lower the pads low enough to touch the...
05-11-07, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,719
Posted By astrodaimler

That's a good question. I've always heard this: ...

That's a good question. I've always heard this: Furniture @ 100 yrs, Cars @ 25 years, Motorcycles @ 15 years. What's bikes? I don't know. Anyone know? What if you saw a bike at Cristie's...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-07, 02:36 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,553
Posted By astrodaimler

If you liked his sprinting skills, you would have...

If you liked his sprinting skills, you would have LOVED his bike messenger skills.
I smoked a few doobies with him back in NYC when he worked Styvuscent bikes and Toga.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-07, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 993
Posted By astrodaimler

A Saltzman 'pod. I like the extra weight. ...

A Saltzman 'pod. I like the extra weight. Better workout.

Seriously though, I was just looking into getting an older Pentax WP. h2o proof and digital. I usually carry my Olympus Stylus with...
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