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07-15-19, 02:59 PM
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Posted By Big Block

isn't the context given by 'Clubman' when he...

isn't the context given by 'Clubman' when he posted that photo?

I stand corrected about the current popularity of tubs (at least in this group). But on this subject have a look at the attached...
07-15-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 570
Posted By rustystrings61

I think the photo comes from Roger Pierre's The...

I think the photo comes from Roger Pierre's The Book of the Bicycle, c. 1973. It was printed in England and sold in the U.S. during the boom, a relatively thin hardback with many photos. There were...
07-14-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

wow, googybros do some good work! and as i...

wow, googybros do some good work! and as i haven't received my bike yet, i'm not sure how it looks, so may or may not get it refinished.. nothing wrong with a bike having the aged patina look, but i...
07-13-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By iab

That is not what the disclaimer said. You...

That is not what the disclaimer said.

You can use your yahoo account, (or google account, or facebook account, twitter account, etc) to authenticate yourself to a different website instead of...
07-10-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,022
Posted By cdmurphy

I hesitate to step into this (but I will anyway...

I hesitate to step into this (but I will anyway :-). I've been self employed for 95% of my adult life, as has my father. What you learn in a hurry, is that pricing doesn't have much to do with "you",...
07-10-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,022
Posted By thinktubes

https://live.staticflickr.com/160/360422678_43a39f...

https://live.staticflickr.com/160/360422678_43a39f7bac_b.jpg
07-09-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,022
Posted By seypat

I'm not even in the bicycle business. Pneumatic...

I'm not even in the bicycle business. Pneumatic air tools and collated fasteners. One of the most annoying instances I had was:

A person walks into my shop with a palm nailer he wants repaired. I...
07-09-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By non-fixie

I bought a new Glenbrook years ago, which I've...

I bought a new Glenbrook years ago, which I've used without a support, but I've found that with a B17- unless I move the saddle forward far enough - my thighs tend to hit the bag:
...
07-09-19, 01:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,242
Posted By noobinsf

This was confirming a suspicion, but it was a...

This was confirming a suspicion, but it was a nice surprise nevertheless.
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07-08-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,500
Posted By merziac

Gatorskins and Pasella's both come in 27 in. and...

Gatorskins and Pasella's both come in 27 in. and both are very good tires. Plenty of other replacements as well.
07-08-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,022
Posted By wrk101

This has been my approach as well. I've done...

This has been my approach as well. I've done quite a bit of work rehabbing several vintage homes, lots of bicycles, vintage trailer, etc. I may not be as fast, but as a retired engineer I am...
07-08-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By non-fixie

Reasons to be cheerful

I sang along with Smokey and went on forty earlier, but added this at the Eroica Limburg jumble sale last week. An NOS saddle bag. Made from the correct plastic cow, and to my delight I found a...
07-08-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,022
Posted By jethin

I don't know what the going rate is for pokes 'n...

I don't know what the going rate is for pokes 'n nipples, but I'm not paying for nipple pokes.
07-08-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,022
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^^ Pedaling the bike tightenes it down the...

^^^^^^ Pedaling the bike tightenes it down the rest of the way. One of the reasons they can be a B!+$# to remove, and one of the reasons for the development of the Maillard Helicomatic, and...
07-08-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,022
Posted By tricky

I agree with everyone in this thread. :lol: Good...

I agree with everyone in this thread. :lol: Good work costs money (and I prepare myself to pay high prices at LBS's since I want them to stick around), but it sounds like they are overcharging for a...
07-08-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,022
Posted By noglider

It sounds like you don't know what's involved....

It sounds like you don't know what's involved. You screw it on with your hand.
07-07-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,022
Posted By nesteel

You're getting hosed. We charge $20 for truing a...

You're getting hosed. We charge $20 for truing a wheel, and $5 to remove a freewheel. And we'll do that while you wait (provided you're wheel doesn't look like a taco), no reason to keep you're wheel...
07-07-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By Essthreetee

Got it all done and buttoned up this morning....

Got it all done and buttoned up this morning. Took it out on its maiden voyage to my favorite local photo op. Took tools for any minor adjustments....none were needed!!! Comfy, smooth, PERFECT!!!
...
07-01-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,474
Posted By Essthreetee

You live down the street from me...right? ;)

You live down the street from me...right? ;)
06-19-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By malcala622

Classic move :thumb:. Throw in a small getaway...

Classic move :thumb:. Throw in a small getaway with the wife to get a bicycle/part.

Ive done it a few times lol
06-19-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By Essthreetee

Well...not down the street, but not too far. Just...

Well...not down the street, but not too far. Just be aware, my dogs don’t like Emperors. 😉
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