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01-20-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 17,828
Posted By ollo_ollo

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Cino 2019 Kalispell to Hot Springs Montana...
01-11-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 820
Posted By ollo_ollo

Only had a couple with shellac on cotton: Super...

Only had a couple with shellac on cotton: Super Course with 2 coats clear on black.+ my 2019 Cino PX10 with multiple coats on white. Liked them both, prefer the smoothness from many coats, but as you...
01-09-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,069
Posted By ollo_ollo

If you just want generated light vs battery...

If you just want generated light vs battery light, the SA Dynohub is a cheap alternative and still out there. Not nearly as bright as modern lights thouht. 20 years ago, I picked up 2 for cheap $,...
12-26-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,457
Posted By ollo_ollo

Also believe in wearing a reflector vest. This...

Also believe in wearing a reflector vest. This one is around 25 years old and beginning to show some deterioration. Would like an exact replacement, but haven't found such. Any help? Also, lately...
12-26-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,457
Posted By ollo_ollo

As a life long commuter, have always believed in...

As a life long commuter, have always believed in the value of reflectors supplementing a front and rear light. For many years, most bike shops had a stash of take off reflectors available free. I...
12-17-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,404
Posted By ollo_ollo

+1...Previous Under powered, Over powered and...

+1...Previous Under powered, Over powered and Current "Just Right" German cars
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12-16-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 30,798
Posted By ollo_ollo

I was restoring a Zeus missing its derailleurs...

I was restoring a Zeus missing its derailleurs and found these at a swap meet sponsored by Cascade bicycle club in Olympia, WA. Also, my Expedition Touring has Superbe brake levers, shift levers and...
12-16-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,193
Posted By ollo_ollo

I concur, lots of trees in my neighborhood! ...

I concur, lots of trees in my neighborhood!
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Titan...
12-13-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,130
Posted By ollo_ollo

50th birthday ride for my 1966 Super Sport ...

50th birthday ride for my 1966 Super Sport
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July 4th 2016
11-18-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,089
Posted By ollo_ollo

1971 Stella with 35c Gravel Kings and Shimano...

1971 Stella with 35c Gravel Kings and Shimano Deore drive setup for cancelled CINO 2020, 1979 Peugeot PKN-10 with 32c, 80's Fisher HK II...
10-23-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,031
Posted By ollo_ollo

1971 Stella, as restored in 2018 + current setup...

1971 Stella, as restored in 2018 + current setup for canceled Chino 2020, Shimano Deore, Turbo saddle and 35c Gravel Kings. Maybe next year. Don...
10-20-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,571
Posted By ollo_ollo

Unknown. Was painted by original owner's father...

Unknown. Was painted by original owner's father who was brush/palette artist. Colors have somewhat regular pattern, overlap here and there, so could have used some kind of roller or applicator? ...
08-25-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 827
Posted By ollo_ollo

Here are pics of my 2 SS: 1966 and 1971, got both...

Here are pics of my 2 SS: 1966 and 1971, got both for the 2016 BF $100/100Km Clunker Challenge. 1st is the 66 on July 4th 2016 in full Clunker trim, then the 66 as modified Spring of 2017 after the...
08-15-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 150,431
Posted By ollo_ollo

1988 HK II with VO bar: Just shipped to...

1988 HK II with VO bar: Just shipped to Cantonment Florida (near Pensacola) storage during new home construction. Don...
06-27-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,549
Posted By ollo_ollo

I actually like all your examples, so it would be...

I actually like all your examples, so it would be a hard choice for me. When I got my Expedition, many years ago, thecrankset, and deer head Deore RD were new replacements along with a new Super...
06-25-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,549
Posted By ollo_ollo

Congratulations, appears you got an outstanding...

Congratulations, appears you got an outstanding specimen. From the pictures, yours has a lug set that is both longer and more finely filed than those on my 1984 Expedition. A very elegant look to go...
04-16-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,738
Posted By ollo_ollo

+1 for me, was installing Euro headlights and...

+1 for me, was installing Euro headlights and servicing transmission on my 82 300SD last week. Upon reassembly, discovered I had a missing pan bolt. Spent a few hours crawling around garage with...
03-14-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,950
Posted By ollo_ollo

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$35 as found...
02-17-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,691
Posted By ollo_ollo

This 1987 Specialized Sirrus was painted with a...

This 1987 Specialized Sirrus was painted with a brush.
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02-17-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,691
Posted By ollo_ollo

Here are my 2. These Schwinn Super Course...

Here are my 2. These Schwinn Super Course veterans of the Clunker Challenge were $25 and $50 purchases that made excellent candidates for PIY (Paint It Yourself) once I was free of the $100 limit and...
02-16-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,171
Posted By ollo_ollo

Early, "Rigid" mountain bikes give good bang for...

Early, "Rigid" mountain bikes give good bang for your buck:
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1991 Gary...
01-28-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2,438
Views: 813,021
Posted By ollo_ollo

Current pic of bike in post #14...

Current pic of bike in post #14 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=14) page 1. 1984 Specialized Expedition. Different from 2007 pic: New tires, bar tape/hoods and Green...
12-28-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,030
Posted By ollo_ollo

Have someone look at it, but I have seen Zero...

Have someone look at it, but I have seen Zero evidence of any rust on my small sample of a Grand Jubile Mixte, a Mens Grand Jubile, and a Mens Grand Record and their forks are no "softer" than any of...
12-25-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9,698
Views: 972,945
Posted By ollo_ollo

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Changed Bars/Levers/Cables, added a Titanium Vetta SL Saddle.
12-23-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,404
Posted By ollo_ollo

+1...With bobber & bait, I never caught 2 fish in...

+1...With bobber & bait, I never caught 2 fish in a row on 2 casts soon as line hit the water, but it is a frequent occurrence with flies. Don
12-20-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4,047
Views: 364,938
Posted By ollo_ollo

But spent a few months getting ...

But spent a few months getting
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1982 300SD
THIS road worthy again. It had been...
12-20-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4,047
Views: 364,938
Posted By ollo_ollo

These, as found: ...

These, as found:
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1991 XO-2...
12-20-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,060
Posted By ollo_ollo

RIP Frank, greatly appreciate all your work. ...

RIP Frank, greatly appreciate all your work. Visiting my wife yesterday, noticed this on a nearby headstone "See you soon" Don
12-06-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 38,599
Posted By ollo_ollo

Posted before, here is my 87? Specialized Sirrus,...

Posted before, here is my 87? Specialized Sirrus, a $25 frame/fork passed on to me from a guy who collects vintage Mountain bikes. Painted with a brush just to see how color combo looked & did a...
11-23-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,282
Posted By ollo_ollo

Well, I'm 79 and hoped to do another decade or so...

Well, I'm 79 and hoped to do another decade or so before hanging up my CV bikes. (I know you're referring to the old bike vs parts dilemma, not the rider, but seems to me easier to keep an old bike...
10-17-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By ollo_ollo

Similar process for me this Summer, but thought...

Similar process for me this Summer, but thought of it as N+1+1, but N+2 says it better. Need to do a "new to me this Summer" post to show them, but they were a: 71 PX10, 90 Trek 520, 87? Ironman...
09-23-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,914
Posted By ollo_ollo

Its not just Portland, all of Oregon has a rich...

Its not just Portland, all of Oregon has a rich vein of C&V. Most recent N+1+1+1 were found in Bend (Trek 520) Hillsboro (Ironman Expert) and Grants Pass (72 Grand Record). Don
09-18-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,321
Posted By ollo_ollo

Congrats! Some bikes are too rare, fancy, or...

Congrats! Some bikes are too rare, fancy, or special in some way to be ridden much. This one just wants to go fast and far. Don
09-17-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,321
Posted By ollo_ollo

These were good bikes. Found one in the Olympia...

These were good bikes. Found one in the Olympia WA Goodwill, dirty with flat tires, so priced like all the other dept store BSO's. But had Chrome moly tubing, axle adj screws and rode nice.

Made...
09-15-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,788
Posted By ollo_ollo

Mark sums it up well. The hotel was a much...

Mark sums it up well. The hotel was a much larger version of my grandmother's big farm town home in the late 1940's. Near the depot, where steam engines stopped to take on water. In those...
09-10-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,788
Posted By ollo_ollo

Ended up with front 30/rear 32. Gave me 25 gear...

Ended up with front 30/rear 32. Gave me 25 gear inches. gets you up the steepest grade, so happy with that. Front brake, not so much. If you hit a hard bump(lots of those on Cino), the little...
09-10-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,788
Posted By ollo_ollo

Here's a couple more. After taking a few pics,...

Here's a couple more. After taking a few pics, appeared camera quit working. Later found getting it in & out of jersey pocket moved a switch over to taking videos(something I didn't know it could...
08-29-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7,650
Views: 2,051,148
Posted By ollo_ollo

Re-posting different pics of my 91 Gary Fisher...

Re-posting different pics of my 91 Gary Fisher Montare & 95 Schwinn Moab Anniversary Edition just to augment those on prior page. Don
08-15-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 102,310
Posted By ollo_ollo

Saw this about 1/2 way between Sublimity and...

Saw this about 1/2 way between Sublimity and Salem Oregon. Driver was trotting the horses around his pasture, but stopped & held them a minute when he saw me get out my camera. Gave me a wave &...
08-10-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,795
Posted By ollo_ollo

Actually have several RAS & one is a 12" Red...

Actually have several RAS & one is a 12" Red Star, Queen of them all! Don
08-01-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,442
Posted By ollo_ollo

Thanks for the memory. West Seattle Library was...

Thanks for the memory. West Seattle Library was a favorite of ours too back in the 60's-70's. Although I often politely thanked the staff for their concern, but yes, Megan is allowed to read any...
02-20-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,638
Posted By ollo_ollo

I'm old, so have had a lot of fine, dog...

I'm old, so have had a lot of fine, dog companions. On topic, there was one, not mine, I met regularly South of Olympia, WA, along the Chehalis Western bike trail. It was out in the country, but...
11-02-18, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,131
Posted By ollo_ollo

Early Super Course models had the ornate, Nervex...

Early Super Course models had the ornate, Nervex lugs like those on this 1969. Exception was 1 year, (1973 I think) when they had Capella lugs like those on Slightspeed's example. Later models had...
10-23-18, 10:54 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,401
Posted By ollo_ollo

This is why, more than once, I chose a German...

This is why, more than once, I chose a German luxury car powered by a minimal H.P. (70-120) diesel engine. Problematically, those of the female persuasion responded differently. Liked the styling...
05-02-18, 03:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,142
Posted By ollo_ollo

Beautiful Spring day today. Still lots of...

Beautiful Spring day today. Still lots of blossoms, but they are coming down like pink snow. Here is my Stella. Don
05-01-18, 11:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,142
Posted By ollo_ollo

My Stella was one of those sold by Arctic cat,...

My Stella was one of those sold by Arctic cat, not one of Stella's UO8 equivalents, like most Arctic Cats, , but a #70 series model that fell on hard times prior to rescue by a BF member. When I got...
10-22-17, 07:34 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,031
Posted By ollo_ollo

Again!

Again!
11-03-16, 11:56 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 164,289
Posted By ollo_ollo

Really appreciated & enjoyed all the beautiful...

Really appreciated & enjoyed all the beautiful bikes pictured in this thread. Great variety, yet all get the job done. I was drawn back into bicycle commuting and general cycling by a co-worker who...
12-05-07, 12:50 AM
Replies: 2,785
Views: 670,912
Posted By ollo_ollo

This is the only before & after pics I have. My...

This is the only before & after pics I have. My 1971 Super Course stripped & ready to send for paint and then right after I got it back from Acme.

To bad I didn't do before & after pics on some...
07-10-07, 11:53 PM
Replies: 2,438
Views: 813,021
Posted By ollo_ollo

1984 Specialized Expedition: Brooks B72, milled...

1984 Specialized Expedition:
Brooks B72, milled LaPrade seatpost, Matthaeser brake pads, Specialized embossed Superbe crankset, Soubitez BB generator(custom holdback:)), Specialized branded Nitto...
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