Search: Posts Made By: jj1091
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 0.49 seconds.
04-16-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,071
Posted By jj1091

I'm in full support of your entire policy....

I'm in full support of your entire policy. Hinault could have used his knees more, he'll need a bit of practice before I could give him the job. Since it's primarily a military function, he'll need...
04-15-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By jj1091

Then, if you know about Peugeot's and can read,...

Then, if you know about Peugeot's and can read, why are you attempting to correct me, when what I said is not incorrect? If you weren't attempting to be negative in a better-than-thou way, you would...
04-15-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By jj1091

What part are you saying "Ah,no." to? Nowhere in...

What part are you saying "Ah,no." to? Nowhere in my reply did I say anything about what material the frame was made of, just that the PX-8L has an Inoxydable frame, which it does. It's a treatment,...
04-15-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,071
Posted By jj1091

If you're the moderator, then you get to judge...

If you're the moderator, then you get to judge that. If you're not, sorry, you're outside your authority. The mods will step in on you if you continue this vein.


I posted this here because...
04-15-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By jj1091

Smile Well yes and no. Yes, it has a vertical-mount...

Well yes and no. Yes, it has a vertical-mount brake bridge. Yes, it has all those braze-ons. Yes, the frame geometry is exactly the same as the UE-8/UO-8's. But, it is a French-market bike only,...
04-15-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,071
Posted By jj1091

Sure. (Note, I'm practicing being succinct.)

Sure.

(Note, I'm practicing being succinct.)
04-15-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,071
Posted By jj1091

Wow. "It would be better if a millstone was hung...

Wow. "It would be better if a millstone was hung about his neck, and he was cast into the sea...", That millstone?

Voting for me is just one means of support. You can recognize that as the new...
04-15-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,071
Posted By jj1091

I promised the moderators that this would NOT get...

I promised the moderators that this would NOT get political by me, so no reply here from me. You can Friend me on Facebook and I'll share my views, or you can just look at my bio and timeline there,...
04-15-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,071
Posted By jj1091

I don't sit much, I'm too busy for that, except...

I don't sit much, I'm too busy for that, except for when I'm on my Suzuki, or my Schwinn, or when I'm on-line, or on a bench with my homeless friends, or at the beach looking at the waves. Don't you...
04-15-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,071
Posted By jj1091

Just a thought for anyone who wants to make a...

Just a thought for anyone who wants to make a good investment. I have 2 bikes for sale on C&V Sales. Any guess what President Michael Jackson's PX-8L will fetch, post-election? Or, his Bicyclette...
04-15-19, 12:01 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,071
Posted By jj1091

I'm not sure they do that. I'm not sure that...

I'm not sure they do that. I'm not sure that whatever they do should be considered wrong. I've asked a bunch of them, they all said "No, we aren't involved in any of that." It's unanimous, so, I tend...
04-14-19, 11:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,071
Posted By jj1091

Thanks, Siu. I'm planning to not use the Oval...

Thanks, Siu. I'm planning to not use the Oval Office for my office. It will be The Oval Bedroom, with, of course, an oval bed, where I can drink Ovaltine. You knew that was coming, right? Puns. The...
04-14-19, 11:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,071
Posted By jj1091

I don't have an owner. I did have one, but the...

I don't have an owner. I did have one, but the divorce took care of that. I don't like to be "hampered", either, I'm much too independent to put up with it. Hiding? Nah, I posted a FB thing on the...
04-14-19, 11:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,071
Posted By jj1091

I usually give my "hey, good buddy" sign with a...

I usually give my "hey, good buddy" sign with a raised fist if I see someone cool, or old like me. Any Veteran gets a raised peace-sign, ala Richard Nixon, who by the way was my Commander-in-Chief,...
04-14-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,071
Posted By jj1091

It depends. I knew some Outlaws, so I don't...

It depends. I knew some Outlaws, so I don't believe in Outlawing anything. My Harley days are long gone. I'd say that I 86-ed them, but they're 81's, so it doesn't work out evenly. That's why I'm not...
04-14-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,071
Posted By jj1091

I look at it like a book. I'm posting my whole...

I look at it like a book. I'm posting my whole life on it, in short using Facebook to write my autobiography. A real Book, just in digital form. When I'm done with all the singular posts on Facebook,...
04-14-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,071
Posted By jj1091

I'm a Campy guy, due to my love of Italy. Went...

I'm a Campy guy, due to my love of Italy. Went there on deployment 1974/75, to Sigonella Sicily. Here's my crew, I'm back row, third from the left. I was the new guy, before I got my own crew a few...
04-14-19, 10:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,071
Posted By jj1091

Well, I will be riding. Here's my current ride,...

Well, I will be riding. Here's my current ride, and me on it. It's a 2001 Suzuki Katana 750, with factory-matched Vetter sidecar. 92 hp, 150 mph top speed, 11.8 secs 1/4 mile (without sidecar...
04-14-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,071
Posted By jj1091

Well, I'm Classic & Vintage, and I'm running for President

I wanted to let all my friends here know, that I'm currently in the running for the office of President of the United States. Really. No, it's past April 1. Here's the FB link to my Notice of...
04-13-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By jj1091

Correct. The shop I use does an excellent job,...

Correct. The shop I use does an excellent job, never had any damage or complaint. They use Fedex ground, and it is professionally packed. If the cost to ship is less, I'll refund the difference. If...
04-13-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 356
Posted By jj1091

Bottecchia Special F & F plus extras For Sale

62.%https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0561_ade6cb308cd1f81b654cc4e7ad6180b7f4cbc091.jpg...
04-13-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By jj1091

1974 Peugeot PX-8L for sale

The Bike was sold yesterday afternoon, a local sale on Craigslist. Got a whopping $151 for it, $51 for the Pawn payoff, and a cool $100 in my hand. I'm happy. Thread is now closeable. Thanks for the...
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By jj1091

mid-70's Bottecchia Special, value?

I picked this one up last week, and wondering what the value is for F & F, headset, seatpost, and cable hangers. No rifling in steerer, uses claw-mount RD, but fairly lightweight, about 6.5 lbs F&F...
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By jj1091

Mid-70's Bottecchia Special, value?

I picked this one up last week, and wondering what the value is for F & F, headset, seatpost, and cable hangers. No rifling in steerer, uses claw-mount RD, but fairly lightweight, about 6.5 lbs F&F...
03-08-19, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 598,965
Posted By jj1091

I'd love to see Orange PX-10. What Year is it?

I'd love to see Orange PX-10. What Year is it?
Replies: 24
Views: 1,285
Posted By jj1091

No obligation on your part. The PO wanted it...

No obligation on your part. The PO wanted it there, it's on them, not you. It's part of the bike's history, identifies the original owner, who knows, they may be a who's-who in society. Please leave...
Replies: 24
Views: 1,285
Posted By jj1091

I think you'd be under-water if you go through...

I think you'd be under-water if you go through the refurbishment, it would be far better to just remove the rear rack and fenders, and leave the vintage bottle-holder and pump-holders. I'd give an...
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By jj1091

I sold one a couple years ago, and after 3 weeks...

I sold one a couple years ago, and after 3 weeks with no offers, finally took $85 for it, and it had new tires and cables, and was completely refurbished. I only took the low offer, because the...
01-06-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By jj1091

I doubly agree with this, using dry 0000-grade...

I doubly agree with this, using dry 0000-grade steel wool will do a bit of cleaning, and leave a more dull finish, but when done with WD-40 on the wool, it both removes scratches and polishes nicely,...
01-02-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By jj1091

Hard to tell from the photo, but a full pic of...

Hard to tell from the photo, but a full pic of the bike would be helpful, since it looks like either the chain is off the smallest cog, or it's very-small 6th gear. Could be that the chain is off the...
01-01-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By jj1091

Hey, you should get it posted on Velobase, and...

Hey, you should get it posted on Velobase, and add a note about the special-issue, one-year-only Record 32-hole hub with a score-line, just to mess with everybody for the next 40 years.
12-29-18, 04:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By jj1091

It was built in 1998, so no, to vintage, but it's...

It was built in 1998, so no, to vintage, but it's certainly classic. "If you want to live in the 1950s again, then Robert Egger's bike is the one for you. This custom Caddy, built out of fiberglass...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,236
Posted By jj1091

I think it means the frame was built in December...

I think it means the frame was built in December 1969. If it has a headbdge with a 4-digit code, that would tell you the date the whole bike was assembled, not the date the frame was welded together....
Replies: 18
Views: 1,236
Posted By jj1091

Here's the format for the serial# decoding for...

Here's the format for the serial# decoding for that year range.

The Chicago serial numbers consist of a letter representing the month of manufacture, a number indicating the last digit of the year...
12-26-18, 05:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By jj1091

Okay, it would look a lot cleaner with a single...

Okay, it would look a lot cleaner with a single cog in the back, and only one chainring up front. I'd do what I suggested, first, to find what rear cog size you want to go with the large front...
12-26-18, 05:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By jj1091

You should start here, look at the posts by...

You should start here, look at the posts by verktyg. There's numerous models of the Super LJ, and it all depends on which one you're using. ...
12-26-18, 04:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By jj1091

Sure, you can convert it. The easiest way is to...

Sure, you can convert it. The easiest way is to just use the existing rear cluster, and pick which gear you want to stay in, then just shorten the chain to fit that gear. There's no reason to change...
12-25-18, 03:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 645
Posted By jj1091

You might try poking around a bit in the Regional...

You might try poking around a bit in the Regional Discussions thread, here:
https://www.bikeforums.net/northeast/
12-22-18, 04:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,748
Posted By jj1091

They're free, here's a few spares if you need...

They're free, here's a few spares if you need some: **************************************************************************************************************????
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By jj1091

You might could avoid the expense of replacing...

You might could avoid the expense of replacing the stem, by changing the setup. I almost never ride in the drops. My cure is to move the levers higher on the bars, and rotate the bars a bit so that...
12-22-18, 04:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 735
Posted By jj1091

Those are nice, but no, I'm good.

Those are nice, but no, I'm good.
12-21-18, 11:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 735
Posted By jj1091

And of course, 2 hours after I took the photos,...

And of course, 2 hours after I took the photos, the Wald fenders showed up. Here's the new look....
12-21-18, 07:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 735
Posted By jj1091

Luckily, I didn't have any problems with that on...

Luckily, I didn't have any problems with that on my test ride, but when I put on the brakes the first time, I found out why it's a good idea to really, really, tighten the handlebar stem clamp. I was...
12-21-18, 07:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 735
Posted By jj1091

Not challenging, but I suppose it depends on your...

Not challenging, but I suppose it depends on your particular setup. For mine, I needed to get the shifter lever's wing-nut tightened down very tight, otherwise because of the tightness of the SA...
12-21-18, 07:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 735
Posted By jj1091

I wrapped paper towels around them, soaked with...

I wrapped paper towels around them, soaked with Evapo-Rust, then covered them with plastic-wrap, and let sit for 24 hours. Removed the wrapping and wiped it down with denatured alcohol. Rust was...
12-21-18, 03:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 735
Posted By jj1091

I was surprised after cleaning the hub up, that...

I was surprised after cleaning the hub up, that it worked smooth as silk. I didn't even attempt to disassemble and clean, just put some oil in it and let it spin. It's a '53, and I was born in '54,...
12-21-18, 03:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 735
Posted By jj1091

Yeah, it was one of those, "well, it's only 10...

Yeah, it was one of those, "well, it's only 10 bucks..." decisions, "...so it won't cost much to fix up". It needed a bit - tires, tubes, cables, brake levers, brake caliper, brake pads, a few...
12-20-18, 11:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 735
Posted By jj1091

And finally, the whole bike, restored. Closer...

And finally, the whole bike, restored. Closer shot of the overall graphics restoration.
https://i.imgur.com/bn17iEI.jpg

The chainguard was almost a complete repaint. I masked off the "Traveler"...
12-20-18, 11:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 735
Posted By jj1091

The fix for the shifter. The clamp-on band was...

The fix for the shifter. The clamp-on band was too large, so I added a thick piece of leather under it to make it fit, and to stop it from slipping since the frame doesn't have a brazed-on stop for...
12-20-18, 11:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 735
Posted By jj1091

The frame graphics after. ...

The frame graphics after.
​​​​​​https://i.imgur.com/owI5yYo.jpg
​​​​​​https://i.imgur.com/MShp9Dc.jpg
Getting started.
​​​​​​https://i.imgur.com/2aMP8m5.jpg
When done....
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.