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04-15-10, 02:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,951
Posted By Splashdown

The Jerk in question is named Igor Kenk. Typical...

The Jerk in question is named Igor Kenk. Typical dirtbag, involved in drugs, theft, fencing of stolen goods, etc. Told the media here in TO that he was a millionaire and will be again, blah blah...
Forum: Foo
04-14-10, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By Splashdown

Hey? Its not this unit is it? ...

Hey? Its not this unit is it?

http://www.belkin.com/IWCatProductPage.process?Merchant_Id=&Product_Id=179211

Because if it is, be afraid. I work at a computer store, and we have a half dozen...
02-21-10, 07:31 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 16,884
Posted By Splashdown

Just bought a general pre-season tune up and a...

Just bought a general pre-season tune up and a wheel truing on my rear rim for my Suteki. I just hope that the wrenches at my LBS can perform their magic and exorcise my demon bike.
02-15-10, 11:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,377
Posted By Splashdown

I made it to the discussion re: the fistula. And...

I made it to the discussion re: the fistula. And that was that. :twitchy:
11-08-09, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,218
Posted By Splashdown

Two options. One) Nevr-Dull. Fantastic...

Two options.

One) Nevr-Dull. Fantastic wadded polish, stinks a bit, but shines up spokes without issue. Wadding is handy to get into the crossover bits, too.

Two) Tin foil. Serious. ...
08-12-09, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,125
Posted By Splashdown

Caliper brake issues

Hello all...

First time posting to this forum, and I hope you can help!

Ive recently come into possession of a Suteki 15 steel road bike. I know, shes not the fanciest out there, but I like...
08-05-09, 08:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,172
Posted By Splashdown

No need to apologize, mate. :) As for...

No need to apologize, mate. :)

As for Cinelli, I have no experience with the brand, as no LBS carries it around here. Id definately be willing to give it a shot though, on reputation.
08-04-09, 09:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,172
Posted By Splashdown

Well, I tried them. The thing I didnt like so...

Well, I tried them. The thing I didnt like so much, is they have a tendancy to disintegrate in your hands, after a short period of riding. I just didnt like the feel of a million little peices of...
08-03-09, 01:49 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,637
Posted By Splashdown

I fell into a swamp while paintballing. Worse...

I fell into a swamp while paintballing. Worse part is two fold. One, I fell into a swamp while paintballing, and two.... I still got shot after I came up for air.
07-11-09, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By Splashdown

Thanks, aixaix My grandfather did remove...

Thanks, aixaix

My grandfather did remove the drop handlebars for a pair of cheap riser handlebars due to back problems. To my understanding, the AO8 does have non-chromed forks, which this bike...
07-10-09, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By Splashdown

Ok, as promised. A few closeups, that I hope...

Ok, as promised.

A few closeups, that I hope will help identify this bike.

Thanks again to all those that assist!
07-10-09, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By Splashdown

Sorry guys, I know those pics are kinda bad. Ill...

Sorry guys, I know those pics are kinda bad. Ill try and take some close up tonight.
She does sport cotterless cranks.

thanks for all the help!
07-09-09, 08:29 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 16,884
Posted By Splashdown

New drop handlebars. Steel. Heavy as all get...

New drop handlebars. Steel. Heavy as all get out, me thinks, but I care not. I like steel.
07-09-09, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By Splashdown

Peugeot Guessing Game!

To the winner go the spoils!

Well, ok. I have no spoils. :innocent: Mayhaps the braggin rights would be enough?:thumb:

I have in my possession a Peugeot. I have no idea the year, but after...
07-09-09, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13,859
Views: 1,230,525
Posted By Splashdown

I went out for a simple afternoon spin around...

I went out for a simple afternoon spin around suburbia here in the Dundas valley. Didnt take a camera, but explored a couple of neighbourhoods that I havent travelled before. Found a free stroller...
07-04-09, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13,462
Views: 2,685,637
Posted By Splashdown

can someone please explain this technique, I have...

can someone please explain this technique, I have a Peugeot with some very rusty rims that would love to get rid of teh rust.

~ Splash
04-25-09, 05:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By Splashdown

Im in the Dundas Valley. Little bit hillier out...

Im in the Dundas Valley. Little bit hillier out here, seeing as how we back right up against the Niagara Escarpment.
04-24-09, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By Splashdown

my first ride of the year....

Well, that went poorly.
And it was my own fault.

Took my Nishiki Rally out for a spin, to get her ready for the season. At about 4 clicks out, The tire bead, comes loose off the rim. All of a...
03-31-09, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By Splashdown

Can't make up my mind...

Hey all,

Ive got a bit of a issue that im working on here.

I currently own a 1983 Nishiki Rally touring bike. Weighs a ton, paint and components are in decent (7/10) shape, and ive put a bit...
03-04-09, 09:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,773
Posted By Splashdown

Nissan Skywagon

Hello all.

Im a little stumped. A local CL ad has a Nissan Skywagon up for $55.
Ive never heard of Nissan making bicycles, and somehow, I doubt that they are making them themselves. Anyone...
Forum: Foo
03-02-09, 09:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,178
Posted By Splashdown

+1. Also, the very beginning of Karate Kid...

+1.

Also, the very beginning of Karate Kid II.
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_DMERflYVjII/R4yjNC6kggI/AAAAAAAAAAs/5m501uS-lsg/s320/miyagi.jpg

"If man stand against you, then he is enemy. Enemy...
03-02-09, 08:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,273
Posted By Splashdown

I suppose you are right, mate. Value, is in...

I suppose you are right, mate.

Value, is in the eye of the beholder, and as stated previously, I love my bike. :thumb:
03-02-09, 01:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,273
Posted By Splashdown

Love my Nishiki. But the problem with the...

Love my Nishiki.

But the problem with the bike? It isn't worth much. I know this. Yet still I want to tinker and play. Adjust, clean, disassemble and put back together. The bike is MAYBE...
02-24-09, 10:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,287
Posted By Splashdown

I love my cycling computer, but I will admit, it...

I love my cycling computer, but I will admit, it can make you want to watch the screen more than the road...

watch out for small children. Personal experience.
10-09-08, 04:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,115
Posted By Splashdown

well, I tend to put a bottle cage there. ...

well, I tend to put a bottle cage there.

Covers the mounting holes very nicely. :-D
09-26-08, 05:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,394
Posted By Splashdown

I love Nevr Dull. Comes in a tin full of cotton...

I love Nevr Dull. Comes in a tin full of cotton wads that a soaked in the material. A bit of elbow grease and this stuff will lift rust right out. Used on chrome, makes it shine, really nice. ...
Forum: Touring
09-24-08, 09:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,308
Posted By Splashdown

http://brentroos.files.wordpress.com/2007/03/troll...

http://brentroos.files.wordpress.com/2007/03/troll.jpg
09-15-08, 06:12 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,656
Posted By Splashdown

"No I want the last word!!!" ...

"No I want the last word!!!"

:rolleyes:
09-10-08, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,611
Posted By Splashdown

Thanks, guys! I knew you'd all come...

Thanks, guys!

I knew you'd all come through with some data for me. I kinda figured it wasnt a race worthy kinda machine; but the condition speaks for itself.

Now, if I can just get the guy...
09-08-08, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,611
Posted By Splashdown

Little help? An Orion Tour Du Quebec?

Hello all,

After a quick forum search, and a furtive look on the net, I can find very little on Orion bicycles, like this one:
...
08-27-08, 07:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,116
Posted By Splashdown

Hey! Is that a Nishiki Rally? If it is, its the...

Hey! Is that a Nishiki Rally? If it is, its the second one I've ever seen. I know its not much to get all excited about, but I love mine. (Which was the first id ever seen)
Forum: Commuting
08-13-08, 12:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,330
Posted By Splashdown

Well, I have a rather significant melon, so...

Well,

I have a rather significant melon, so I needed a grande brain bucket. I went with the Bell Triton. cheap, effective, and I dont think it looks so bad at all.
...
Forum: Commuting
07-19-08, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By Splashdown

I believe the OP meant that he didnt hit his head...

I believe the OP meant that he didnt hit his head during the initial wipeout. He may have smacked the old noggin in the shower with the passout.

But then again, I may be wrong. Wasnt there. ...
Forum: Foo
06-25-08, 06:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 978
Posted By Splashdown

Well, I for one would like to see the "don't do...

Well, I for one would like to see the "don't do this" sign that would be posted to prevent idiots like this attempting acts such as above again.

On second thought. Let 'em go. they look young...
Forum: Foo
06-25-08, 09:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 978
Posted By Splashdown

You want to know whats gonna be awesome? When...

You want to know whats gonna be awesome? When some idiot tries this, gets hurt, and sues the escalator company due to lack of safety considerations during design.
05-27-08, 09:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,117
Posted By Splashdown

Hey! Dundas, just outside of Hamilton...

Hey!

Dundas, just outside of Hamilton Ontario here!!!

Nice to see all the Canadian members of this fourm!!!
05-08-08, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By Splashdown

thanks for all the tips, all! I will...

thanks for all the tips, all!

I will investigate this out, and then report back if I find anything. Who knows. Maybe some other canuck will be looking for similar info.

Thanks Again!
05-01-08, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By Splashdown

Canadian parts source.... help!!!

Heya guys (and ladies)...

Ive run into a bit of an issue, and Im hoping you guys can assist. Im currently cleaning up my Nishiki Rally and my recently acquired Raleigh Record Ace.

Im trying...
04-29-08, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 722
Posted By Splashdown

Having recently used this website to date my...

Having recently used this website to date my Nishiki rally, id suggest you check for your serial # on the bottom bracket, or seat stays. Then, compare against this.
...
04-27-08, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 377,072
Posted By Splashdown

Gift for Fathers Day

Hey all.

Just picked up this Raleigh Record Ace today off of Kijiji.ca for $25. Figure with a bit of TLC it will make a decent fathers day present, considering how happy he was with my latest...
04-23-08, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8,244
Views: 340,084
Posted By Splashdown

I dunno. Maybe im cheap. But this feels...

I dunno. Maybe im cheap. But this feels numbskull worthy. Please correct my frugalness, if im wrong.
...
04-20-08, 06:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,793
Posted By Splashdown

Bless you kind sir, that shall be of great...

Bless you kind sir, that shall be of great assistance, I think. Too dark to check tonight, will try tomorrow.
04-20-08, 05:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,793
Posted By Splashdown

That 1983 looks an awful lot like mine, 10...

That 1983 looks an awful lot like mine, 10 Wheels!!!
Now I know this is a dumb question, but is there any way to find out the year of my Nishiki Rally? Ive seen some threads where people can ID a...
04-18-08, 02:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,793
Posted By Splashdown

Sorry for the small size. I tried to host them...

Sorry for the small size. I tried to host them off of a thrid party site, so theyd be bigger, but I failed. :o

Thes model is a Rally. Suntour parts throughout.

Hope this helps.

~ Splash
04-18-08, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 377,072
Posted By Splashdown

Heres my latest mount. $40 off of Kijiji.ca. ...

Heres my latest mount. $40 off of Kijiji.ca. Its a Nishiki Rally. No idea on vintage. :-/ Defiantely needs a good cleaning/ touch up.

~ Splash
04-18-08, 08:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,793
Posted By Splashdown

Hey hey. As promised, I picked the bike up...

Hey hey. As promised, I picked the bike up tonight. I'm fairly certain its a lower level Nishiki than everything else here, but twas $40! Anyways, it does need some work. Rims show superficial...
04-17-08, 01:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,793
Posted By Splashdown

Hey this thread couldnt have started at a better...

Hey this thread couldnt have started at a better time!! Im biking up my Nishiki tonight! $40 find on Kijiji.ca!!! I'll post pics tomorrow, if I can. I think it needs some work tho. We shall see....
04-17-08, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 377,072
Posted By Splashdown

Thanks for the reply guys! Ill chase down the...

Thanks for the reply guys! Ill chase down the seller and see if I cant get her on the bike first.

~ Splash
04-16-08, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 377,072
Posted By Splashdown

Hey all! Im fairly newb at all this C&V...

Hey all!

Im fairly newb at all this C&V stuff. Im looking for a decent (read: cheep) bike for the wife to be able to keep up with me on my beater. Think this is a good buy?
...
04-15-08, 09:02 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 40,934
Posted By Splashdown

Ancaster Cycle in Ancaster, Ontario. Family run...

Ancaster Cycle in Ancaster, Ontario. Family run cycle shop that prides itself on its customer service. Shop prices are cheap, the techs work fast, and are always polite and patient. Certainly...
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