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Posted By obrentharris

This may not be the right forum to answer your...

This may not be the right forum to answer your questions. We tend to deal with bikes built in the 80s and older here in Classics and Vintage.
Brent
05-15-21, 05:19 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

TA crank puller for $26 plus $5 shipping on ebay....

TA crank puller for $26 plus $5 shipping on ebay.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/274798835755?hash=item3ffb49782b%3Ag%3AUzIAAOSwyR9goErF&LH_ItemCondition=4%7C10

Brent
05-15-21, 04:58 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

Can You Identify This Drum Brake?

Any suggestions of the manufacturer of this drum brake? What bikes would have originally sported such a brake?
The only markings I can find are "Made in Germany" on the hub barrel, "M3" and maybe...
05-15-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 345
Posted By obrentharris

The French were divided in the sixties by whether...

The French were divided in the sixties by whether they supported Poulidor, the rustic, religious country boy or Anquetil, the cosmopolitan, sometimes scandalous champion of the Tour de France. I...
05-15-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 345
Posted By obrentharris

Great! "The Eternal Second" obviously had a...

Great!
"The Eternal Second" obviously had a good sense of humor.
Brent
05-15-21, 08:48 AM
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Views: 167
Posted By obrentharris

Thanks Randy. Those adjustable stems have become...

Thanks Randy. Those adjustable stems have become big dollar items. Their primary appeal to me is their novelty. I prefer the look of the traditional stem.
Brent
05-14-21, 09:23 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

The stickers would have been "TA" VeloBase.com -...

The stickers would have been "TA" VeloBase.com - Component: Specialités TA Professional 3-arm (http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=2C120F93-81D0-418A-BAF2-8377238E6FAB&Enum=115&AbsPos=412)...
05-13-21, 05:40 PM
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Views: 167
Posted By obrentharris

Wanted 110mm Ambrosio Steel Stem

My beautiful 1959 Olmo has a top tube that is just too short for me. I'm hoping to improve the fit with a longer stem. I'm willing to try anything between 100mm and 120mm.
I would consider an early...
05-13-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By obrentharris

It looks like Roger M and I did similar trips in...

It looks like Roger M and I did similar trips in opposite directions.
I drove 1,300 miles round trip between Lagunitas, California and Hillsboro, Oregon to buy this tandem. As you can see from the...
05-12-21, 09:18 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

I think Peter (not Michael) Johnson is a strong...

I think Peter (not Michael) Johnson is a strong possibility. He is a Bay Area guy and certainly built bikes with very similar shot-in seat stays and similar work on the fork crown.
If my hunch is...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-21, 10:52 AM
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Views: 1,107
Posted By obrentharris

Bouré does custom sizes. Brent

Bouré does custom sizes.
Brent
05-09-21, 09:57 PM
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Views: 782
Posted By obrentharris

Start here! Then go on another gravel ride, and...

Start here!
Then go on another gravel ride, and another. By then you'll have an idea whether you are headed in the right direction.
We can all tell you what we like but none of us can tell you...
05-09-21, 09:49 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

Point Reyes National Seashore ...

Point Reyes National Seashore

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-8f2kCxw/0/03ead41a/XL/IMG_0768-XL.jpg
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05-08-21, 05:24 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

Aw c'mon. It's more than just a bicycle: It's a...

Aw c'mon. It's more than just a bicycle: It's a fashion statement!
Brent
05-08-21, 05:18 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

djkashuba Beautiful Bianchi and stunning...

djkashuba Beautiful Bianchi and stunning photographs as always!
Brent
05-07-21, 11:49 AM
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Posted By obrentharris

Very nice bike! Will we get to see it this year...

Very nice bike! Will we get to see it this year at Eroica or Cino?

Yes, that's a Motobecane logo. Someone mentioned recently on C&V that the chrome stay protectors were available on ebay.

Brent
05-06-21, 08:54 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

Forty five miles today in the Point Reyes...

Forty five miles today in the Point Reyes National Seashore, about 75 percent pavement, 25% dirt. I found a few sunny holes in the fog, but a fairly foggy day on the coast.

I love the DiNucci....
05-06-21, 08:36 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

In 1965, at the age of 13, I rode 55 hilly miles...

In 1965, at the age of 13, I rode 55 hilly miles on a 3-speed that I had rescued from the local dump. Two friends joined me on their "ten-speeds."

My friends hitch-hiked a ride in the back of a...
05-06-21, 08:28 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

DiNucci ...

DiNucci

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-zs4DGVD/0/21ef615e/X2/IMG_0758-X2.jpg

Brent
05-06-21, 08:06 PM
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Views: 8,196
Posted By obrentharris

I like that one a lot! I give it the Brian...

I like that one a lot!
I give it the Brian Baylis award. He had a genius for combining colors on a bike frame that no one else would ever consider.
Brent
05-06-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By obrentharris

In answer to your question about a handle, a...

In answer to your question about a handle, a crescent wrench will work, but the most effective method I've found is to hold the reamer upright in a vise and spin the frame around it.
Brent
05-05-21, 08:41 PM
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Views: 669
Posted By obrentharris

Please let me know which co-op this is! I also...

Please let me know which co-op this is! I also am in the S.F. Bay Area and could really use a couple of TA cranksets for two of my vintage projects.
Thanks,
Brent
05-01-21, 08:55 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

Many thanks once again Juvela. I hope google...

Many thanks once again Juvela. I hope google translate will render it accessible to my French feeble faculties.
Brent
05-01-21, 08:49 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

TA made both. I have owned a pair of TA 180s and...

TA made both. I have owned a pair of TA 180s and currently have a pair of TA 175s mounted on my “gravel” bike.
Brent
05-01-21, 08:32 PM
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Views: 1,022
Posted By obrentharris

Whew! Rescued by Sedgemop! Brent

Whew! Rescued by Sedgemop!
Brent
05-01-21, 02:54 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

My 1957 Carlton came to me with these 2nd...

My 1957 Carlton came to me with these 2nd generation cranks from TA. There was a first generation, very similar but with deeper flutes on the arms. According to VeloBase the 1st generation was...
05-01-21, 02:32 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

Would someone please buy this so it doesn't keep...

Would someone please buy this so it doesn't keep tempting me!
Brent
04-30-21, 10:06 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

It fit my wife; didn't fit me, but it was so...

It fit my wife; didn't fit me, but it was so beautiful I couldn't resist. I even drove 1,300 miles round trip to pick it up!

I eventually donated it to a museum.
...
04-30-21, 06:54 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

As soon as you have accumulated 10 posts you can...

As soon as you have accumulated 10 posts you can post photos. Start a build thread with plenty of photos. You will be surprised at the amount of information and advice will be offered by members...
04-30-21, 05:46 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

Mission Street Extension, just off Swift Street. ...

Mission Street Extension, just off Swift Street.

I also lived in Felton long ago, 1977-78 to be exact. That's when my friend Paul and I met, working together in a bike shop on Mission Street. The...
04-30-21, 10:41 AM
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Posted By obrentharris

Over the past few days I went on some nice...

Over the past few days I went on some nice afternoon rides in Santa Cruz with an old friend. I camped at New Brighton State Beach while I was down there.
...
04-30-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By obrentharris

Thanks. Unfortunately just takes me back to this...

Thanks. Unfortunately just takes me back to this conversation.
However, I just figured out the link in the first post sends the pdf to my "downloads" folder! I guess I should have known that....
04-30-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By obrentharris

Please help me out here. Where do I find this...

Please help me out here. Where do I find this pdf and how do I open it?
Brent
04-29-21, 09:56 PM
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Views: 735
Posted By obrentharris

Mine in use: ...

Mine in use:

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-7gfhBgT/0/c3f4521f/XL/IMG_0172-XL.jpg

Brent
04-27-21, 08:39 AM
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Posted By obrentharris

Nice! That's a bike I don't think made it to...

Nice!
That's a bike I don't think made it to North America. Was the original equipment Campagnolo Euclid?
Brent
04-26-21, 10:26 AM
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Views: 1,101
Posted By obrentharris

I do believe Mr. repechage has nailed it again. ...

I do believe Mr. repechage has nailed it again. If you look at the second set of photos you can see the same peeling clear coat on the fork legs.
Brent
04-26-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,246
Posted By obrentharris

Wow! I don't have the kind of will power that...

Wow!
I don't have the kind of will power that would allow me to leave those in their box. I'd nail some cleats on them in no time. My vintage bikes may have a lot of patina, my jerseys may be sun...
04-25-21, 07:42 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

Happy Birthday mkeller234! Brent

Happy Birthday mkeller234!
Brent
04-24-21, 05:22 PM
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Views: 256
Posted By obrentharris

Thanks for posting! I enjoyed that. Brent

Thanks for posting! I enjoyed that.
Brent
04-24-21, 04:42 PM
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Views: 237
Posted By obrentharris

Erase the "s" in "https" and you should be good...

Erase the "s" in "https" and you should be good to go.
Or search "Classic Rendezvous Ciclo Piave"

Brent
04-23-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,713
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-zf7j...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-zf7jHDj/0/7fb9a06d/XL/IMG_0489-XL.jpg


At the same bridge...
OK, no bike, but you get my friendly mug!...
04-23-21, 09:12 AM
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Views: 3,395
Posted By obrentharris

Like others here I began wearing a helmet after a...

Like others here I began wearing a helmet after a crash and concussion. That was about 5 years before this photo was taken.

...
04-22-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,655
Posted By obrentharris

Thanks to the generosity of the man of the Isle...

Thanks to the generosity of the man of the Isle of Orcas the Follis is now mine. Here (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1189909-vintage-follis-resto-project.html) is our tag-team thread on...
04-22-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,713
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Sk34...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Sk347jR/0/a949e5eb/XL/IMG_1074-XL.jpg
Brent
04-22-21, 09:32 PM
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Views: 2,713
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Dqbn...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Dqbn3ZQ/0/ea658df7/XL/IMG_0417-XL.jpg

Brent
04-22-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By obrentharris

Yes! Vintage Yakima rack. ...

Yes!
Vintage Yakima rack.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0725_ea442a842e813bbdd0a949f907b854277607c35b.jpeg
Brent
04-21-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,154
Posted By obrentharris

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/494x700/swedish_girl_on_bicycle_b59263615f3f56bf4f11cd27d68f380732086950.jpg

...
04-21-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 855
Posted By obrentharris

1. Are you sure the cranks on your Peugeot are...

1. Are you sure the cranks on your Peugeot are French threaded?
As a check you could try threading your SPDs into the cranks. If the cranks are French thread you won't get very far.

2. As...
04-21-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By obrentharris

Nice job on the Norco! Brent

Nice job on the Norco!
Brent
04-19-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 559
Posted By obrentharris

Rivendell rider. Brent

Rivendell rider.

Brent
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