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05-03-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By Mr. 66

Sounds like a bunch of effort with, at best, a...

Sounds like a bunch of effort with, at best, a minimal improvement.

I would not bother.
04-22-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By Mr. 66

I can't help with a new fork but the old fork the...

I can't help with a new fork but the old fork the thing to determine is how is it bent. I'll just trash the project if the steer tube is bent. If it's not, and just minor issue with the tines, I make...
04-20-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 969
Posted By Mr. 66

On rims as you described I use 0000 Steel Wool,...

On rims as you described I use 0000 Steel Wool, then I'll use polishing compound
04-07-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,110
Posted By Mr. 66

Who you callin' slow? ...

Who you callin' slow?
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04-07-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 403,807
Posted By Mr. 66

The World Voyager got a finishing touch and a...

The World Voyager got a finishing touch and a ride.
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03-29-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,837
Posted By Mr. 66

WT_, ungenics no thank you.

WT_, ungenics no thank you.
03-21-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 61,456
Views: 9,268,638
Posted By Mr. 66

Wow! Folding paratrooper bikes $300 each. ...

Wow! Folding paratrooper bikes $300 each.
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03-21-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By Mr. 66

Reality check has failed, just take the blue pill...

Reality check has failed, just take the blue pill and all will be ok...
03-21-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 959
Posted By Mr. 66

I think it all boils do to is the parts supply...

I think it all boils do to is the parts supply chain, if the new bikes can not get the parts fast enough the used market will be strong.
03-20-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 41,020
Posted By Mr. 66

These are most of the tall rollers that have been...

These are most of the tall rollers that have been through the house o' 66
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03-19-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 61,456
Views: 9,268,638
Posted By Mr. 66

Masi ...

Masi

https://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/bik/d/tacoma-masi-nuova-strada-full-campagnolo/7290315251.html...
03-19-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 61,456
Views: 9,268,638
Posted By Mr. 66

'nago ...

'nago

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03-19-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 61,456
Views: 9,268,638
Posted By Mr. 66

It in great shape, not counting the massive dent...

It in great shape, not counting the massive dent in the top tube

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03-19-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 61,456
Views: 9,268,638
Posted By Mr. 66

Zebra looks sharp ...

Zebra looks sharp

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03-15-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 444
Posted By Mr. 66

First I would try spit and finger nail, second...

First I would try spit and finger nail, second would be foil and water, next for me would chemical navel jelly or similar type.

Can we see the whole bike? That's the size I wish my track frame was.
03-14-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 22,343
Posted By Mr. 66

Someone pull the the champions and tubing decals...

Someone pull the the champions and tubing decals off of this Bott. I picked this up as a frame with cranks intact, all else is new to the build....
03-08-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 403,807
Posted By Mr. 66

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The Trek 716 gets a decal with the thanks to Madhonk, and RiddleOfSteel for the...
03-08-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,850
Posted By Mr. 66

If you like it that's all that matters, your...

If you like it that's all that matters, your front derailleur is a tad high.

You brought your last crapper bike to a body shop? I hope they compensated you for the damages, I guess that 50 cents...
03-03-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,204
Posted By Mr. 66

How did we ever make it through the times of our...

How did we ever make it through the times of our mothers Aqua Net and cigarette usage?
03-02-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,112
Posted By Mr. 66

I think my Formula 2 tubing bike, with Cyclone is...

I think my Formula 2 tubing bike, with Cyclone is a season or two before yours. It has Modolo brakeset, Miche hubs with Ofmega headset. I replaced the cranks and seatpost with Campy....
02-28-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,023
Posted By Mr. 66

We used to use the largest frames that could fit...

We used to use the largest frames that could fit under a body, the handlebars were usually slammed to a minimum stem height. The French fit idea more or less went to the wayside about 1980 when...
02-18-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By Mr. 66

I'd guess your bike is probably 120mm spacing,...

I'd guess your bike is probably 120mm spacing, set for 5 speed. The 6 ultra would fit but your chain may be wide.

You need to measure your spacing first. If you are at 126mm you may be alright to...
02-17-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,187
Posted By Mr. 66

I've always wanted a barnicle bike... Just the...

I've always wanted a barnicle bike... Just the thought of having a growing bike intrigues me, this is not my bike....
02-12-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By Mr. 66

I think a little penetrant on all the fittings,...

I think a little penetrant on all the fittings, and a frame wipe with oil and/or Windex on a rag is where I start. Then after its mostly clean I'll tear into the guts.
02-11-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,424
Posted By Mr. 66

The master of his domain!!! That looks great.

The master of his domain!!! That looks great.
02-09-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,424
Posted By Mr. 66

:) I can't hoard all the fun, but I try. Yes I...

:) I can't hoard all the fun, but I try. Yes I bought the Medici as part of my now monthly binge buys. Saturday was not the first time I trying to get the frame. Said frame was at the University of...
02-07-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14,250
Views: 3,159,422
Posted By Mr. 66

The Serotta, with Morning Glory vine remnants...

The Serotta, with Morning Glory vine remnants removed.
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02-07-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,402
Posted By Mr. 66

A few favorite steel, rack and fender...

A few favorite steel, rack and fender compatibles. For the non fashionable rider in your size :)...
02-05-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By Mr. 66

Gosh I think a good starting point with your...

Gosh I think a good starting point with your budget, which is really good level, you could be on the lookout for Reynolds 531 tubing construction. A very good consistent product over many years. If...
02-02-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,133
Posted By Mr. 66

Your Univega looks real nice, but the cable...

Your Univega looks real nice, but the cable routing needs attention.

Nice pickup, congratulations Grandpa!
01-30-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,017
Posted By Mr. 66

I broke a dropout screw installed and...

I broke a dropout screw installed and successfully extracted it by drilling, with my Milwaukee, a hole through the broken and then epoxied a spoke in the recess and was able to twist it...
01-30-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 759
Posted By Mr. 66

Around and through the front tunnel guide is the...

Around and through the front tunnel guide is the most concerning area to me. I'd check the worst with a pick. I wouldn't sand it smooth, perhaps primer sand, repeat. If all is sound.
01-30-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 403,807
Posted By Mr. 66

The Trek 716 got the headset rebuilt, new saddle,...

The Trek 716 got the headset rebuilt, new saddle, the raisedsaddle 3/16", and installed lights on the bike and helmet....
01-25-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,390
Posted By Mr. 66

Performance Focus...

Performance Focus https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_4711_60d143a441ea9e7b1de5051085d631bd04874990.jpgTrek 700 but it's more a touring....
01-25-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 154,752
Posted By Mr. 66

T500 ...

T500
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01-22-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,840
Posted By Mr. 66

I would try a MTB triple type it may have a...

I would try a MTB triple type it may have a smaller arc, and double check your chainline. It takes one heck of a spindle to have the Maxi tripled from double.
01-13-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,487
Posted By Mr. 66

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I pass on to you the title "Keeper of the Flame", the flame must never die....
01-12-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 591
Posted By Mr. 66

I would look for a new/used bike shop or a coop...

I would look for a new/used bike shop or a coop may be a better option.

You don't need much to to this yourself, just the proper remover and a wrench to do the trick, the install is nothing.
01-09-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,289
Posted By Mr. 66

Since everyone else is showing theirs. My Mean...

Since everyone else is showing theirs. My Mean green 930.

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Built up with...
01-09-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 744
Posted By Mr. 66

For the the above, I did/do remove the cranks but...

For the the above, I did/do remove the cranks but that was for rebuilding the bottom bracket. They were not disassembled but it is more convenient to clean off the bike. If there is any residue left...
01-08-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 744
Posted By Mr. 66

I've taken to use auto tire/wheel cleaner for...

I've taken to use auto tire/wheel cleaner for such. I have to be careful around the tire branding it will damage the logos. Just wet the rims spray on, using a very light brush, it foams rinse and...
01-02-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,430
Posted By Mr. 66

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Limited Edition made in the USA.
12-27-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By Mr. 66

If it ain't broke, don't fix it. I had a MTB...

If it ain't broke, don't fix it.

I had a MTB that had fixed nds, and adjustable ds. It was the only time I've ever seen that with English threading.
12-27-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,259
Posted By Mr. 66

It's been up for a while, the bikery is a local...

It's been up for a while, the bikery is a local coop.
12-26-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By Mr. 66

I, at times, will twist the cable when inserting...

I, at times, will twist the cable when inserting the the wire to the housing to keep from snagging the cut wire.
12-24-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By Mr. 66

I think I would clean the spot, the rust is...

I think I would clean the spot, the rust is almost nothing, and like 1980, I would put a banana sticker over it and Bob's your uncle!
12-21-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,800
Posted By Mr. 66

Small dog nips you, doesn't even break the skin,...

Small dog nips you, doesn't even break the skin, is no reason to act like a jerk. Wow!

I also think you live in the state of paranoia that you are going to get shot. Why would you get shot?
12-20-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,525
Posted By Mr. 66

I just replaced the dork disk on a Bridgestone,...

I just replaced the dork disk on a Bridgestone, someone got smart removed and then munched the chain torching all of the elbow out spokes. New spokes and now Dork on.
...
12-17-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 61,456
Views: 9,268,638
Posted By Mr. 66

I think that one would be a parts purchase...

I think that one would be a parts purchase looking at the front end damage.
12-13-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By Mr. 66

I would try rubbing compound, I haven't used it...

I would try rubbing compound, I haven't used it on handles but I have used it on yellowed cable housing.
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