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06-14-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 507
Posted By Jmpierce

I was a bike mechanic for a fleet of bikes and I...

I was a bike mechanic for a fleet of bikes and I was going through what you are trying to do. When the 3x bikes started having an issue with the front derailleur or shifters we replace it with a 1x...
06-12-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,703
Posted By Jmpierce

I tried ordering a crankset from Harris the other...

I tried ordering a crankset from Harris the other day and was not able to complete the transaction. I'm guessing this is why.

Sad.
05-30-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By Jmpierce

My guess arthritis. I just had my left hip...

My guess arthritis. I just had my left hip replaced and that was my problem. Riding it was fine but after I got off I had pain.
05-26-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 949
Posted By Jmpierce

Prostate surgery in 2012. Have been riding ever...

Prostate surgery in 2012. Have been riding ever since till my hip surgery two weeks ago. I don't remember how long was before I started riding again. I haven't ridden any centuries but I have ridden...
05-26-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Jmpierce

Two weeks post op and I'm starting on stairs and...

Two weeks post op and I'm starting on stairs and walking down the driveway. I'm thinking of PT on a recumbent bike trainer.
05-25-21, 05:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Jmpierce

I'm doing leg and hip exercises that the PT has...

I'm doing leg and hip exercises that the PT has given me. I plan to start walking once I get released from my surgeon on Thursday. Goal is to strengthen the hip so that the other can get replaced...
05-24-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Jmpierce

Its been about a week and a half. I had the...

Its been about a week and a half. I had the posterior, or maybe the anterior, procedure. I am starting with a cane this week. It feels okay but no where near walking several miles. I'm hopeful that...
05-24-21, 12:32 AM
Replies: 62,400
Views: 9,457,899
Posted By Jmpierce

Another Dave Scott

https://stlouis.craigslist.org/bik/d/saint-louis-dave-scott-expert-centurian/7323897186.html

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05-23-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Jmpierce

Cycling after hip replacement

65 years young and I just had my first hip replacement. Been a week and a half and it feels better.

I'm wanting to get back to riding, probably won't happen for a couple of months, my question is...
Replies: 18
Views: 761
Posted By Jmpierce

Very nice looking bike and the color is gorgeous!...

Very nice looking bike and the color is gorgeous!

So I have a Nishiki Cervino which along with the Maxima was Nishiki's top two bike models made in Italy. There is some contention but according to...
05-16-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,169
Posted By Jmpierce

Doh!!! Senior moment.

Doh!!! Senior moment.
05-16-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,169
Posted By Jmpierce

New NOS 59.5cm Tange #2 double butted CroMoly...

New NOS 59.5cm Tange #2 double butted CroMoly road bicycle lugged frame & fork

https://www.ebay.com/itm/124711066780?ViewItem=&item=124711066780

This is a non-named frame that a now closed bike...
05-14-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,536
Posted By Jmpierce

it fits me well. I have a longer torso than legs...

it fits me well. I have a longer torso than legs so the longer stem works.
05-07-21, 04:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,536
Posted By Jmpierce

Thanks Korina, it's a Technomic stem. They are...

Thanks Korina, it's a Technomic stem. They are built very tall.
05-06-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 601
Posted By Jmpierce

I bought a Kabuki in 1980. The receipt says 27"...

I bought a Kabuki in 1980. The receipt says 27" but I think it was a 25" frame with 27" wheels, SYD.

Serial number X923508.
...
05-05-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 201,076
Posted By Jmpierce

I think this is probably the best looking MT on...

I think this is probably the best looking MT on this thread. The color is stunning.
05-04-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 17,835
Posted By Jmpierce

Some very nice blue bikes here. I've posted these...

Some very nice blue bikes here. I've posted these before...

Trek 710, 1982
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05-02-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 201,076
Posted By Jmpierce

Thank you sir!

Thank you sir!
05-02-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,536
Posted By Jmpierce

Not sure if this is the "final" version but this...

Not sure if this is the "final" version but this is the latest. Drop bars with stem shifters. I really like the shifters in this spot and the drops feel great....
05-02-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 201,076
Posted By Jmpierce

I've posted before but I've updated my Multitrack...

I've posted before but I've updated my Multitrack to drop bars...
Late 90's version......
05-02-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 808,958
Posted By Jmpierce

Some of me over the 21 years I've been in St...

Some of me over the 21 years I've been in St Louis...

In the late 90's on my 82 Trek 710 on the river trail between Alton Illinois and Grfton Illinois.
I was a project manager at Monsanto. The...
04-28-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,164
Posted By Jmpierce

I don't remember what year it was but one season...

I don't remember what year it was but one season in Chicago there was a 17 year and 7 year bloom. They were all over the place. We took the kids to the Botanical Garden and the sidewalks were covered...
Forum: Commuting
04-26-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,461
Posted By Jmpierce

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Another vote for VO. The tires are 700x32.
Forum: Commuting
04-26-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 236,840
Posted By Jmpierce

Deer, turkeys, Canada geese, money, turtles, I...

Deer, turkeys, Canada geese, money, turtles, I found turtles crossing the road are a bad omen sorta like the black cat myth,

snakes...
...
04-26-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,580
Posted By Jmpierce

Part of the offenders punishment should be to...

Part of the offenders punishment should be to commute by bicycle during her probationary period. Might give her a new view.
04-23-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,125
Posted By Jmpierce

I started riding geared bikes in the early 70's...

I started riding geared bikes in the early 70's daily for fun never raced so I didn't wear a helmet, never even heard of them. In 82 while in school in Pittsburgh I was riding my bike home after...
04-20-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 759
Posted By Jmpierce

Orange? Gulf Racing colors...and orange is blue's...

Orange? Gulf Racing colors...and orange is blue's complimentary color.
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Jmpierce

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Does it look anything like this? Its an 89 CdI that I bought for $400. Mostly...
04-14-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2,390
Views: 248,072
Posted By Jmpierce

Kamineko, going on 5 months now. ...

Kamineko, going on 5 months now.

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 222,519
Posted By Jmpierce

Thanks seypat. Yeah, the blue is a great match...

Thanks seypat. Yeah, the blue is a great match for my frame but wouldn't work on yours. The silver wheels look great on yours.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 222,519
Posted By Jmpierce

I tried to go through the whole thread but...

I tried to go through the whole thread but skipped about 15 pages in the middle. To me robbyville's Speedvagen is the hottest bike here...

My C&V Vitus 979...

...
04-12-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,326
Posted By Jmpierce

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Cave Point County Park, February 6, 2019. Th last time I was there. I love the...
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By Jmpierce

Look at this link, its where I did some of the...

Look at this link, its where I did some of the research on my 979. You should be able to figure to the year by the serial number.
...
04-09-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,326
Posted By Jmpierce

My parents retired up on the peninsula in 86. I...

My parents retired up on the peninsula in 86. I used to go every year summer and Christmas, with the family. They both passed so I haven't been up there in a while.

Great bicycling country!
04-06-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,367
Posted By Jmpierce

I used to commute in Chicago on a regular basis...

I used to commute in Chicago on a regular basis and rode on the weekend with friends. I have been shouted at a few times. The best was when I was retiring home after a long ride in heavy traffic, a...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-06-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,337
Posted By Jmpierce

Ben, I'm guessing you're using One Shot...

Ben,

I'm guessing you're using One Shot Enamel in the Rapidiograph. Do you thin it so that it flows in the pen or are you using it at full strength?
Forum: Framebuilders
04-04-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,337
Posted By Jmpierce

Boy Ben, those Rapidographs take me back! I only...

Boy Ben, those Rapidographs take me back! I only have one left and its really small so it probably won't work.

I found a store by me that carries the One Shot so I'll try that. The thin board for...
04-02-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 11,096
Posted By Jmpierce

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Hamilton pocket watch that my grandmother gave to my grandfather for an...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-02-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,337
Posted By Jmpierce

I just saw another thread that, I don't remember...

I just saw another thread that, I don't remember what to call them, pens were used. I used these in a past life as a graphic artist. I only used ink but a video show them being used with paint. I...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-02-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,337
Posted By Jmpierce

Thanks, the Kemper Fluid Writer looks...

Thanks, the Kemper Fluid Writer looks interesting. It looks like you might need to fill it every time you line a lug.

I was trained as a graphic artist so I've used different pens for drawing...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-02-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,337
Posted By Jmpierce

Pinstriping

Not sure if this is the correct subform or not but I am looking for advise.

I bought a frame off Ebay that is lugged steel, Champion 2 and I would like to pinstripe the lugs. I found several...
03-29-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 118,774
Posted By Jmpierce

Love the Skyhawk! I was in San Diego between 74...

Love the Skyhawk! I was in San Diego between 74 to 78, VC-7. We were Top Gun's sister squadron, next to them in the hanger. I was in Yuma a couple of times for detachments. Not sure why.

Sorry off...
03-29-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,915
Posted By Jmpierce

xiaoman1 ...

xiaoman1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/xiaoman1-367427.html), what tape did you end up with?
03-29-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7,134
Views: 684,265
Posted By Jmpierce

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Going on the RRB frame.
03-28-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,268
Posted By Jmpierce

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Finished, on a shake down ride.
03-28-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,936
Posted By Jmpierce

I recently acquired this 89 Bianchi CdI, mostly...

I recently acquired this 89 Bianchi CdI, mostly original....
03-25-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By Jmpierce

I'm in the same boat Ben. I ordered Jagwire's Pro...

I'm in the same boat Ben. I ordered Jagwire's Pro level version of bar tape and its darker than the frame. My feeling is that the frame paint has lightened in the sun enough so that I'll never match...
03-16-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,268
Posted By Jmpierce

Thats how they came Ben. Got them on on eBay,...

Thats how they came Ben. Got them on on eBay, NOS...

How is your project coming?
03-15-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,417
Posted By Jmpierce

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Velo Orange
03-14-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,965
Posted By Jmpierce

^^^ Got that part but is there one that is better...

^^^ Got that part but is there one that is better strength wise?

This should probably go on the Touring list...
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