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10-14-19, 09:37 PM
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Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hello, Another oldster here who has a few...

Hello,

Another oldster here who has a few years on you. Check out the pix posted by “noobinsf” & “Thumpism”. When building or rebuilding bikes, I often use threadless adapters. They enable me to...
09-30-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 141,840
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

ISO - Stronglight or Ofmega/SR crank arm set

Hi folks,


Iím looking for some vintage Stronglight (93/105) or SR/Ofmega with 118 BCD crankset arms or complete CS for a late 70s sport tourer that Iím redoing. I need both DS & NDS in 170mm...
08-14-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,513
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hello, Personally, I like better quality...

Hello,

Personally, I like better quality aluminum MTB frames less than twenty years old. They are light, don’t rust, durable and handle well in tight spots. My current one is a 2004 Giant Iguana...
08-13-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

What the heck, just enjoy it! Cheers,

What the heck, just enjoy it!

Cheers,
08-13-19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,425
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hi all, Thanks for the feedback. I think...

Hi all,

Thanks for the feedback. I think I'll just paint everything except the rear stays the same color and then add highlights in colors from the head badge. Then put on repo decals and...
08-13-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Nervex Part Numbers

Hi folks,


Is there any relationship between Nevex part numbers and manufacturing dates? I recently acquired a vintage English touring frame with Nervex Pro lugs and a Nervex BB shell. In...
08-12-19, 10:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,425
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Bright "Chrome" spray paint.

High folks,

I recently acquired a vintage English touring frame with a weathered finished. It has chrome or nickel plated socks all around. The seat and chain stays polished up to a decent...
08-10-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hi all, for the feedback. Sorry for the...

Hi all,


for the feedback. Sorry for the slow response, but I’ve been sidetracked by a bum left shoulder. It’s a combination of pinched nerves and tendonitis. Lots of testing, x-rays,...
07-14-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Brooks Professional Select suggestions

Hi folks,

I have a Brooks Professional Select saddle that is in very, very nice condition. Only one small, shallow scratch and a few chips in the rail paint. 1980 date code. As we all know...
Forum: Introductions
07-07-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Welcome

The first five years were in Florence. 2.5 years ago we moved to Salem. It's a bit hilly, but a very bike friendly city.

Cheers,

Van
Forum: Introductions
07-06-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hi, Welcome the forum. I grew in West San...

Hi,

Welcome the forum. I grew in West San Jose and Cupertino when we still had orchards. I'm now retired in Oregon.

Cheers,

Van
06-25-19, 11:02 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 69,589
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

An interesting "little" Holdsworth project

Hi folks,



This is a re-post to get this into the proper thread and provide some up dates. Sorry for a senior moment.
Iíve just started a project that Iíd like to share with you and possibly...
06-24-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 141,840
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hi, I'm interested in your Stronglight 93...

Hi,

I'm interested in your Stronglight 93 Crankset and have some of the parts you are looking for. Will send PM with contact info and details. Also would like more info on crankset, threading,...
06-24-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 24,210
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

This tread is so typical of current social media...

This tread is so typical of current social media activity. An insignificant post turns into a urination contest. Turn off your phone, computer, tablet, etc & go for a ride!
Replies: 12
Views: 993
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Sunshine Pro-Am Hubs +++

Hello,

I acquired a low flange set of these with a 1975 Holdsworth Mistral. When I tore them down, I was absolutely amazed with quality. The cups and cones are finished better than any that I...
06-05-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

An Interesting Holdsworth Project

Hi folks,



Iíve just started a project that Iíd like to share with you and possibly get some suggestions. First, a bit of history: It sat in the co-op where I volunteer for several months. The...
05-29-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,186
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Duke7777, et.al. Super job! I certainly...

Duke7777, et.al.

Super job! I certainly hope my Eisentraut turns out as well. At my age, the hands aren't all that stable. I've been practicing on the groves in the sides and bottom of a soup...
05-20-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,186
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

:)Many thanks to all for info and leads. I...

:)Many thanks to all for info and leads.

I got a couple of Decocolor pens from our local art supply store. They work well. I’ve been practicing on the groves in a soup can. Medium point works a...
05-16-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,305
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Craig’s List sellers typically go high and expect...

Craig’s List sellers typically go high and expect some bargaining. Personally, I’d offer $100 if the tires were new ,everything worked and it was extremely clean.

Regards,

SR 00
05-16-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,186
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Paint Pens for lug lining & fills

Hi folks,

I apologize if this has been covered before and my search didnít find it.
Has anyone successfully used Sharpie extra fine point oil based paint pens for doing lug lining & fill-ins on...
05-13-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,859
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

You’re just a youngster. Keep putting in the...

You’re just a youngster. Keep putting in the miles, eating right and only worry about the important things.

Cheers,

Van - septuagenarian
05-10-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,163
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Oh, be still my heart! Great job.

Oh, be still my heart! Great job.
05-09-19, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Eisentraut Limited Redo

Hi folks,



I acquired this as a ďbike-in-a-boxĒ from the good doctor (@rccardr) a few years ago. It came with an almost complete Galli groupo. It only needed; the wheels built up w/ new...
04-24-19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hood Solution

Hi folks,

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x750/weinmann_road_nos_1_5d6a66175d5d9771418793d1d613e49db13a6416.jpg

Iím in the process of redoing a mid-70s Holdsworth...
04-24-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Cleaning Grubby Bikes

Hi folks,



Has anyone used ďMr. Clean Magic ErasersĒ to clean grubby old bikes? The dear wife bought a bunch in bulk to clean our stainless steel appliances and I wonder if the could be used...
04-07-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,951
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hi, There isn't a problem with the...

Hi,

There isn't a problem with the Campagnolo derailleurs, but in this area they would be thief bait. In fact they are in very good condition. I thought I'd upgrade while swapping out parts. I...
04-06-19, 09:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,951
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Best Mid-70s + derailleurs?

Hi folks, Iíd like inputs and suggestions on what the best mid 70s to early 80s touring derailleurs are. Last fall I picked up a 76 Holdsworth, probably a Mistral, setup as a tourer with a TA triple...
03-31-19, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 141,840
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

ISO - Campagnolo Freewheel Hub

Hi Folks,

ISO - a Campagnolo freewheel hub with 36 holes and English threads in usable or rebuildable condition. Model, flange size and OLD are not important for this project. I consider a hub...
03-26-19, 11:24 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,420
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hi folks,Aside from the barbs being tossed about,...

Hi folks,Aside from the barbs being tossed about, this posting makes a valid point. Bike refinishing depends on the planned usage as well as the quality of the substrate. My bikes are all “regular...
03-21-19, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Shipping cost from UK

Hi folks,

Does anyone have any leads or suggestions for reasonable shipping costs from the UK? A friend there has acquired a lovely Stan Pike built Don Farrell frameset from the early 80s. ...
03-12-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 141,840
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hope you find one. I thing the 50/39 combo would...

Hope you find one. I thing the 50/39 combo would be cool. I have a Peugeot stamped Sronglight 50/40 set up on a mixte that just looks right.
03-12-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 141,840
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hi, I have a 52T with 118 BCD if that will...

Hi,

I have a 52T with 118 BCD if that will work. PM me your email address for pix.

Regards,

Van
03-06-19, 11:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,804
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

This has been on my mind for a while

Hi folks,
I just passed the ĺ century mark and have been wondering for a while about how long I will be able to ride. I’ve seen postings here about people in their 80s still on the roads. Including...
02-08-19, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Oddball Question

Hi folks,

Looking for a bit of assistance here. I just got a set of Retro-friction shifters for my Eisentraut Limited that I'm redoing. One small problems, the shifters are for braze-on...
02-07-19, 12:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

My personal preference for vintage road bikes...

My personal preference for vintage road bikes with a Campagnolo drivetrain is a Shimano indexing compatible FW with a modern chain. This is not period correct, but does wonders for the shifting. The...
02-02-19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 59,520
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Once again the database master comes thru and...

Once again the database master comes thru and it’s greatly appreciated. I’m surprised, but happy that it’s actually a Peugoet. The weight threw me off. It actually has an English threaded BB. Can...
02-01-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 59,520
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Bump requesting any info! Van

Bump requesting any info!

Van
01-21-19, 12:38 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 59,520
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Mystery Mixte

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/900x1200/ront_view_a7c3c830c0256ca49602b30f27bc9ebd122fea8c.jpg...
01-20-19, 11:43 PM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 141,840
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

ISO Shimano Tri-Color 8-Speed DT Shifters

Hi folks,

Iím looking for a set of Shimano Tri-Color 8 speed down tube shifters. About 1.5 years ago, I acquired a 1988 Paramount 50th Anniversary Edition. It came with a full Tri-Color group...
01-17-19, 12:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,876
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Been there, done that! About 15 years ago,...

Been there, done that!

About 15 years ago, we became fulltime RVers. In preparation I sold off some better stuff (Santana tandem, Montagner road racer, Schwinn Prelude), put some bikes with...
11-24-18, 08:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,439
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Back-in-the-day, early weight weenies using...

Back-in-the-day, early weight weenies using clinchers used 1/2" filament tape as a rim strip. Worked well, but tough to remove after a while. Haven't used 8898 or 8896, but looks interesting.
...
10-28-18, 09:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 906
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Thanks folks, I'll check the price during my...

Thanks folks,

I'll check the price during my next shift and if it's OK, I may get them just to play with.

Cheers,

Van
10-24-18, 11:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 906
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Do they look like this? ...

Do they look like this?
http://velobase.com/CompImages/Shifter/E7C01D8E-455A-406C-9983-27428E3DDCE8.jpeg
http://velobase.com/CompImages/Shifter/9EB872FD-1981-4FBA-9FDB-448F336344D7.jpeg
Images...
10-24-18, 10:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 906
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Suntour indexing Bar End Shifters

Hi folks,


As I was leaving the co-op where I volunteer today, I noticed in the specialty components display, a set of Suntour 7 speed indexing bar end shifters. Does anyone know what brands...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,175
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hello, In my opinion, any Eisentraut is...

Hello,

In my opinion, any Eisentraut is worth restoring. The Limited was a production model that was driven by his financial backers and Albert's heart wasn't in the program. These were built by...
07-14-18, 11:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,356
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

WOW! An artful blend of vintage and newer. A...

WOW! An artful blend of vintage and newer. A great tribute to your talents and resources.

Cheers,

Van
07-14-18, 10:39 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,788
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Sorry folks, I didn't mean to insinuate that...

Sorry folks,
I didn't mean to insinuate that we were being "duped" by the marketing people. A lot of good stuff is slow getting to the public because it is not properly marketed and a lot of junk...
07-13-18, 10:43 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,788
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hi folks, While there has been technical...

Hi folks,

While there has been technical advances, most of the product changes in the bicycle industry have been marketing and accounting driven. Remember the aero bikes of the 80s. Tapered...
06-27-18, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Lovely bike! Much nicer than the 1973 Spite 10...

Lovely bike! Much nicer than the 1973 Spite 10 speed that I am currently working on.

Cheers,

Van
06-17-18, 10:45 PM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 141,840
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

ISO dust/bearing cap for SR 150 pedal

Just a bump in hopes of getting some info.

Cheers,

Van
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