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01-29-19, 09:29 AM
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Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

wesmamyke

Thanks to wesmamyke for answering my ISO request for missing Suntour Barcon wedges. Communication, packaging and shipping all top notch! Thanks again!
Forum: For Sale
01-24-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,554
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

I can assure you that the bike is enjoying itself...

I can assure you that the bike is enjoying itself here in the Mid-Atlantic :) It's currently getting a "SPA" (Stripdown, Polish, (re)Assemble) treatment....
Forum: For Sale
01-22-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,554
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

Hi Bob: I'm not sure the OP is on here much so...

Hi Bob:
I'm not sure the OP is on here much so it might be awhile for a response. In any case, this bike is no longer available ;)
01-15-19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 675
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

I'm looking forward to going for the first time! ...

I'm looking forward to going for the first time! Have a couple C&V items on the wish list and hope to sell a bike.
01-12-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

Yeah, I'm into it for sure :) I'm relatively...

Yeah, I'm into it for sure :)

I'm relatively new here and I have to say that I'm very pleasantly surprised at all of the friendly help here. I really appreciate it and hope I can give back some...
01-12-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

Thanks for this. I was on my phone earlier and...

Thanks for this. I was on my phone earlier and didn't bother to go down the rabbit hole.


That's a good idea -- also a common in NLA automotive parts like CV axles. We'll swap left-to-right after...
01-11-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

dddd, Thanks for the detailed response, I...

dddd,
Thanks for the detailed response, I appreciate it. I'm unlined, so as long as it's relatively clean I'm probably in good shape. From the pics, looks like dry lube is good idea also.


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01-11-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 62,473
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

Thank you. I may take both of you up on your...

Thank you. I may take both of you up on your offers given my luck with these things.
01-11-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

Thank you all for the responses so far! I'm a...

Thank you all for the responses so far! I'm a bit reassured that the old housings are being used if they're still in good enough shape. Definitely trying to stay with the white...I did see in...
01-11-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

Vintage cable housing rehab/re-use?

Did a search but I couldn't find exactly what I was looking for...

I want to re-use the ribbed/grid brake cable housing on my Raleigh Professional with new cables on the inside. As far as good...
01-11-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 62,473
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

Barcon wedges

ISO: 3-piece "wedge" for early Suntour ratcheting bar end shifters.

Alternatively, any equivalent parts/hacks/knowledge would be appreciated. It seems like the easiest route is to just buy...
Forum: For Sale
10-30-18, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,554
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

Hi OldandBent: I've left you a PM -- I'm...

Hi OldandBent:
I've left you a PM -- I'm interested in the bike. Thanks!

Edit: Looks like you're a newbie and can't send messages yet. Please let me know how to contact you. Thanks.
09-24-18, 02:36 PM
Replies: 49,686
Views: 6,253,690
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

Could this be a Euro TdF? "Fait Main" instead of...

Could this be a Euro TdF? "Fait Main" instead of "Hand made", no chrome on the seat/chain stays.
09-24-18, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 732
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

Thank you Pastor Bob, I appreciate it!

Thank you Pastor Bob, I appreciate it!
09-24-18, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 732
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

Thanks Blue Devil! That is one nice looking TdF...

Thanks Blue Devil! That is one nice looking TdF (correction: Super Corsa?), especially with the chrome! I could happily ride that bike -- but my preference would be for something just a tad larger...
09-20-18, 09:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,067
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

Beautiful work. I like the lever covers a lot!

Beautiful work. I like the lever covers a lot!
Forum: Foo
09-20-18, 09:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 467
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

Pigs ears. For salad (eventually). A ziploc...

Pigs ears. For salad (eventually).
A ziploc bag full of dirt from....somewhere? No one has any idea on how it got there.
Forum: Foo
09-20-18, 09:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 780
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

For new, a basic nice table is the Rega RP-1 belt...

For new, a basic nice table is the Rega RP-1 belt drive. Sort of a minimalist approach to hifi, but get's well reviewed and will make you want to move up the Rega line.

I've got a Technics SL...
Forum: Foo
09-20-18, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7,594
Views: 1,256,686
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

Reynolds 531? I assume the Ferrari 512 they went...

Reynolds 531? I assume the Ferrari 512 they went up against used at least Columbus SL :D
That reclined seating position is very interesting!
09-20-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 378
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

Yet another endorsement for the Paselas. I've...

Yet another endorsement for the Paselas. I've got 27 x 1 1/4" skin walls on straight sided alloy Rigidas and so far no issues.
09-20-18, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 732
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

Thank you rootboy. I'll drop you a PM once I'm...

Thank you rootboy. I'll drop you a PM once I'm able to (gotta get to 10 posts). Bike looks very nice!
09-20-18, 07:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 732
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

Sounds awesome! Looking forward to a build...

Sounds awesome! Looking forward to a build thread if you make one.
09-19-18, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 732
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

Oddly, it's the 80's stuff that is more prevalent...

Oddly, it's the 80's stuff that is more prevalent in my local craigslist...


I've been keeping an eye on this one (and the other one with the cut up rear dropout). Those (Huret?) rear drops are...
09-18-18, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 732
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

Thank you. Yes, I have been looking for a few...

Thank you. Yes, I have been looking for a few months -- part of the fun is the hunt, I'll admit it! Just trying to cast a wider net! Yes, preference is for the TdF, but I've kept my eyes open for...
09-17-18, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 732
Posted By TrboDieselPwrd

Thanks for the tip! Yes, perhaps I could go that...

Thanks for the tip! Yes, perhaps I could go that route. I was trying to go the path of least resistance initially (vetted/board member) before making anyone go out of their way for a newbie (me). ...
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