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09-22-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

it's a great deal for someone! too big for me....

it's a great deal for someone! too big for me. (waiting like a vulture to see if you part it out.. in the market for a seat and seatpost...)
09-22-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,256
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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he did this as a custom job for me. part of my riding route is by the...
09-21-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,398
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

thanks!

thanks!
09-21-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,398
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

what is that seatpost? i love it!

what is that seatpost? i love it!
09-19-19, 08:14 PM
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Views: 226,476
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

cool!

cool!
09-19-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

just going to build a new wheel, so disregard!

just going to build a new wheel, so disregard!
09-18-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

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09-18-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

well, the pros and cons of clincher v tubular is...

well, the pros and cons of clincher v tubular is probably litigated elsewhere.... just looking for a 700c 120mm rear wheel of the clincher variety!
09-18-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

:thumb:

:thumb:
09-18-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

thanks! looking for an alternative wheelset for...

thanks! looking for an alternative wheelset for my px10... don't want to run tubulars every time i ride.
09-18-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

WTB 120 OLD rear clincher wheel 700c

anyone have a nice 700c rear wheel with 120mm spacing that is gathering dust that you'd like to part with?
09-16-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

thanks, everyone. as always, a big help!

thanks, everyone. as always, a big help!
09-16-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,572
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

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lots of great advise and a deep pool of knowledge here on this forum to keep us...
09-16-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

painting question

i have a quick painting question .. painted my frame (and let it dry for 3 days now) and have a few rough areas to wet sand (rough surface spots and some orange peel in a few spots) . once i've...
09-16-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

wolftooth hanger extender might help.

wolftooth hanger extender might help.
09-15-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i'm painting up my mid 70's austro daimler...

i'm painting up my mid 70's austro daimler olympian like a '65 VW bus, two toned white and blue, complete with the old bus "V" front on the headtube and a VW decal. i guess i miss my old bus....
09-14-19, 05:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,224
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

tape and hoods

PM sent
09-11-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

looks like this one has the 8 speed .. Save Up to...

looks like this one has the 8 speed .. Save Up to 60% Off Town Bikes | Classic, Stylish Eight Speed City Bikes | Urban Bikes | Commuter Road Bikes | Windsor Kensington 8 from bikesdirect.com...
09-10-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,256
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

traded for this one the other day from a CL...

traded for this one the other day from a CL listing... i think they only made 12 of them as a promo for H&M dept store in london. this will probably piss someone off, but i've since replaced the...
09-10-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 466
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i watched a youtube vid the other day of bloke...

i watched a youtube vid the other day of bloke comparing a beautifully maintained vintage 10 speed and a modern road bike.. he was in his 20's i'm guessing, and his wording about the elder bike made...
09-08-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,208
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i know... i have the same exact bike waiting in...

i know... i have the same exact bike waiting in the cue, but that offer is almost to hard to resist! maybe my bike needs a brother?
09-02-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 949
Views: 226,476
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

just acquired this bike from a neighbor.. tried...

just acquired this bike from a neighbor.. tried to do some research and it seems to be one of only a dozen made for a department store promo a few years ago... Brick Lane Bikes....
08-30-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

wheelset

is the wheelset still available? were the rims clincher or tubular?
08-26-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,173
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

already loving my '72 PX10! your bike is a great...

already loving my '72 PX10! your bike is a great deal!
08-21-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,361
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i hear you. i think about chain lines...

i hear you. i think about chain lines (unconsciously), and i'm lazy, so don't really care if i'm making the best use of all 10 gearing choices.
08-21-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,361
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

if you are referring to moi, i get it. i'm not...

if you are referring to moi, i get it. i'm not technical shifter, and will probably use the big chainring with the outer freewheel cogs, and inner ring with the low gears. never the bigs shall meet,...
08-20-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,361
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

thank you!

thank you!
08-19-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,361
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

awesome-amundo! thanks

awesome-amundo! thanks
08-19-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,361
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

thank you, good article as i am also confused...

thank you, good article as i am also confused about how to set up chain length with my setup...

i have an NR, an old shimano ultegra, and a microshift centos in the parts box. i also have a...
08-19-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,361
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

lately i've been thinking about chain wrap...

lately i've been thinking about chain wrap capacity and a rear derailleur solution. like if you go with a big gap in chainring sizes, (like a 46-30) with a 13-24 freewheel, will a short cage work...
08-17-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,344
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

shifters.. want em! pm on the way..

shifters.. want em! pm on the way..
08-14-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,329
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBtdU10PIcE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBtdU10PIcE
08-14-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,329
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

doesn't get good reviews....

doesn't get good reviews....
08-13-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,329
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

has anyone tried silver or whatever passes for...

has anyone tried silver or whatever passes for chrome paint with a gloss clear topcoat applied? like several coats of clear gloss?
08-06-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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frankengoose
08-02-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

what are those handlebars?

what are those handlebars?
08-01-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

great (and timely) article. thanks! i'm...

great (and timely) article. thanks! i'm rebuilding one right now
07-26-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,570
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

love the saddle.. origin 8?

love the saddle.. origin 8?
07-21-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

chip repair good! thanks!

chip repair good! thanks!
07-15-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

wow, beautiful... thank you for sharing! and good...

wow, beautiful... thank you for sharing! and good advice on the braze ons.
07-14-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
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...
07-14-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

thank you! i tried a search, but i had a senior...

thank you! i tried a search, but i had a senior moment and couldn't figure out what search terms to use. (it's not easy being me..)
07-14-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

Bike Frame Repainters?

i'm thinking about have my Grand Jubile professionally repainted and redecaled this winter, and i've looked online for US based folks (found a few), but was wondering if anyone has first hand...
07-11-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,153
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

French bicycles before 1980 often used...

French bicycles before 1980 often used French-threaded bottom brackets (now difficult to find replacement parts for). French bottom brackets, like Italian ones, used right-hand threading on the fixed...
07-10-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,153
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

02840... hot and steamy newport RI

02840... hot and steamy newport RI
07-10-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,153
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

still for sale? does that price include shipping?

still for sale? does that price include shipping?
07-09-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,977
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

geez... you're a busy guy!

geez... you're a busy guy!
07-09-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,977
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

and yet one more question... have you the crank...

and yet one more question... have you the crank arms off recently? curious to know if i have a struggle ahead of me removing cotters...
07-08-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,977
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

thank you!

thank you!
07-08-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,977
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

sorry to bother you at work! east coast/west...

sorry to bother you at work! east coast/west coast.. the main thing i wanted to make sure i'm not stuck with is finding the usual maintenance parts, and didn't want to have bottom bracket and headset...
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