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10-10-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By Bianchi84

My '84 Blanche Tipo Corsa by an old, small local...

My '84 Blanche Tipo Corsa by an old, small local graveyard.
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And...
09-20-21, 04:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By Bianchi84

I've never owned a bike with that routing, but I...

I've never owned a bike with that routing, but I worked on and test-rode many when I was a bike mechanic. Generally, I would route cable in the most "natural" path, which was usually on front of the...
09-14-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,252
Posted By Bianchi84

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Best I have is Kestrel carbon bars. Zero rise, zero sweep. Just a carbon...
09-04-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 20,327
Posted By Bianchi84

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1985 Cannondale SM600. Posted this before, but it's still yellow.
09-04-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,246
Views: 136,322
Posted By Bianchi84

Who you gonna call?

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08-31-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 19,729
Posted By Bianchi84

My favorite because it's my only one. Built it in...

My favorite because it's my only one. Built it in 1985.
1985 Cannondale SM600 with 24/26 wheels
I'd like to be able to get a Slingshot in my size one day....
08-31-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,322
Posted By Bianchi84

I vote for Suntour XC Reverse Pull (for C&V MTB)....

I vote for Suntour XC Reverse Pull (for C&V MTB).
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08-19-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By Bianchi84

Schwinn or not, ride the bike and enjoy it!

Schwinn or not, ride the bike and enjoy it!
07-29-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 567
Posted By Bianchi84

I think I still have a few stickers from the...

I think I still have a few stickers from the Trade shows!
07-28-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 567
Posted By Bianchi84

Vintage MTB Bar Ends Users? Let's see them!

You don't see them too much anymore, but they used to be very popular. Anyone else still using this Rad technology? These Onzas have been clamped to my Kestrel bars for decades! ...
07-04-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,022
Posted By Bianchi84

Lance Armstrong... got this one quite a while...

Lance Armstrong... got this one quite a while ago. I don't know if 2000 is vintage.
...
06-22-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By Bianchi84

You say "every pedal stroke" so I'm thinking NOT...

You say "every pedal stroke" so I'm thinking NOT chain since a bad link would probably not be interacting with something on every stroke. My guess is BB ... bearings, cups... (Maybe crank arms?)....
06-13-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,168
Posted By Bianchi84

I worked for a Schwinn Shop from 1984 to 2000 on...

I worked for a Schwinn Shop from 1984 to 2000 on Long Island, NY. I got my Schwinn Training at their New Jersey warehouse (was it in Cranbury?) It was great to be part of the industry then - the...
06-07-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,440
Posted By Bianchi84

Keep things the way they were; there is enough...

Keep things the way they were; there is enough crossover to keep most people happy and informed
06-05-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,451
Posted By Bianchi84

Nice or Super-Nice?

No "Biggie Smalls, valves not lined-up, crank arm at 5:00, it's a 'nice'. But at least he removed the bottle and pump for the painting."
Only joking - it's a cool painting!
06-04-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,451
Posted By Bianchi84

I took this picture - it had to be back in the...

I took this picture - it had to be back in the 80's. (Scanned from a physical paper photo!) It is part of the sign that this tiny "Tony's Bike Shop" had. They went out of business and the...
05-28-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,246
Views: 136,322
Posted By Bianchi84

WARNING! Piano wire strung across road ahead!

WARNING! Piano wire strung across road ahead!
05-26-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,320
Posted By Bianchi84

"What do you mean, an African or European...

"What do you mean, an African or European Heron?"Laden or unladen depends on whether it's a touring model or not.
05-21-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,292
Posted By Bianchi84

Bianchi and Cannondale

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05-09-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,246
Views: 136,322
Posted By Bianchi84

I Like Turtles

Found this turtle (tortoise?) and flag separately in the same general area today and had to compose this picture. I feel he really was faster than me today. I'm blaming headwinds both ways.
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04-23-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,897
Posted By Bianchi84

For once, rim doesn't look bent.

For once, rim doesn't look bent.
04-15-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,506
Posted By Bianchi84

DT because of Aristotelian Telos. Those mounts...

DT because of Aristotelian Telos. Those mounts were designed for shifters. I know they have their destinies twisted into serving as cable stops at times , but they want to be shifter mounts.
Do you...
04-12-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By Bianchi84

The straddle rods aren't. I got mine off of a...

The straddle rods aren't. I got mine off of a popular auction site (be careful; they come in 2 different lengths and it's hard to tell which you need until it doesn't fit). The Pedersen Self...
04-09-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,308
Posted By Bianchi84

"Dang! You got shocks, pegs... lucky! You ever...

"Dang! You got shocks, pegs... lucky! You ever take it off any sweet jumps?"
04-02-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 15,807
Posted By Bianchi84

The 1958 or 1959 Hamilton Thor that was my Dad's...

The 1958 or 1959 Hamilton Thor that was my Dad's until he gave it too me a couple of years ago. Works great and I do wear it.
As OMD said: "
It's 8:15 and that's the time that it's always been."...
03-09-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,326
Posted By Bianchi84

"...gormless girl..." ? Isn't that a little...

"...gormless girl..." ? Isn't that a little harsh?
Forum: Foo
02-24-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,364
Posted By Bianchi84

I hate to say it, but fork looks bent.

I hate to say it, but fork looks bent.
02-01-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By Bianchi84

This is probably way off-base but, if they don't...

This is probably way off-base but, if they don't need to be indexed, how about those old extra- tall, extra- leverage stem shifters? It might take some MacGyvering but we used to install those for...
01-06-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 10,903
Posted By Bianchi84

Isn't there a little irony (in the colloquial...

Isn't there a little irony (in the colloquial mis-used sense of the word) that John Lydon (Johnny Rotten) said; "I've turned arrogance into an artform, where it's so absurd that it becomes comedy."...
12-29-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 26,434
Posted By Bianchi84

Fork drop out QR retention/liability schemes that...

Fork drop out QR retention/liability schemes that make a nutted hub seem more preferable. I never had one but worked on many that did!

I don't want to start anything but... bars wrapped bottom to...
12-27-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,339
Posted By Bianchi84

Maybe Carlton and Lambert both from England?

Maybe Carlton and Lambert both from England?
12-25-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,881
Posted By Bianchi84

My Wife rules! Two cool t-shirts! ...

My Wife rules! Two cool t-shirts!
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12-08-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,363
Posted By Bianchi84

Around 1969, when I was a kid in Brooklyn, I had...

Around 1969, when I was a kid in Brooklyn, I had a coaster brake Rollfast with the banana seat and stingray-type bars. Later (much later) in life, I had a Schwinn Pea Picker Krate bike with the 16"...
12-02-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4,593
Views: 469,878
Posted By Bianchi84

Mogens There are stepped ferrules that might...

Mogens There are stepped ferrules that might work.
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11-15-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,784
Posted By Bianchi84

I've got too much stuff I got at Inerbike (wasn't...

I've got too much stuff I got at Inerbike (wasn't name changed at some point) and other events in the 80s and 90s to get pictures of. Pins, tons of stickers, key chains.sometimes they'd sell samples...
11-05-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,190
Posted By Bianchi84

When twisting, I use the following method. While...

When twisting, I use the following method. While looking at dust cap: on drive side, twist counter clockwise. On NDS, twist clockwise. (Or the reverse; as long as they are opposite). That way, twists...
10-23-20, 04:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 880
Posted By Bianchi84

I've never had a problem with my Impero; it's a...

I've never had a problem with my Impero; it's a great pump. But that pump price seems a little inflated.
09-27-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 39,350
Posted By Bianchi84

28 hole Campy Record hub, Alpina spokes. I was...

28 hole Campy Record hub, Alpina spokes. I was torn between drive-side or lever; I thought this looked better....
09-21-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,304
Posted By Bianchi84

That principle has a bit of uncertainty about it.

That principle has a bit of uncertainty about it.
09-03-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 658
Posted By Bianchi84

You're not in Australia, are you?

You're not in Australia, are you?
08-23-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 957
Posted By Bianchi84

Enjoy the bike, and congratulations on giving the...

Enjoy the bike, and congratulations on giving the other a second life with your neighbor.
I know Drive-side is correct, but those front-wheel spoke decorations need to be facing the same way so we...
08-04-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,655
Posted By Bianchi84

White Velox, Top down ...

White Velox, Top down
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07-30-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,133
Posted By Bianchi84

There must be stress involved with...

There must be stress involved with wheel-building; when I was getting my Schwinn Factory training at their facility in N.J. back in the Eighties, we were specifically told that their method allowed...
07-19-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,803
Posted By Bianchi84

Update

The right-side of my make-shift inserts finally failed yesterday; it cracked where I'm guessing the most pressure and flex occurs at the ball of the foot. It lasted for almost a year. Was it worth...
06-03-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By Bianchi84

Is the tubing double "butted"?

Is the tubing double "butted"?
06-03-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By Bianchi84

I've worked on some that were more like the old...

I've worked on some that were more like the old toilet paper. Anyway, they are both on a "roll".
05-31-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,322
Posted By Bianchi84

Thanks for the link! That looks like a spoke as...

Thanks for the link! That looks like a spoke as you go method. I learned the fill whole hub method back on 1985. I got my Schwinn factory mechanic training back then (Still have my card!). That's...
05-31-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,322
Posted By Bianchi84

This would be my guess too (fwiw). Not sure what...

This would be my guess too (fwiw). Not sure what Sheldon's method is but the way I do it,the hub is pre-filled before lacing so it's easier to notice anything off early in the process.
05-31-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Bianchi84

I started a similar thread a month or so ago....

I started a similar thread a month or so ago. Based on responses, I tried "Bar and Chain" oil (for chainsaws). So far it has been working great.
05-28-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,048
Posted By Bianchi84

Suntour Chain- Key Chain ...

Suntour Chain- Key Chain

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