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10-19-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 176
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Thanks for all the mentions. :thumb: Jake...

Thanks for all the mentions. :thumb:

Jake was in touch via email and contact through my website and I responded this morning. He has assembled the pawl springs and pawls correctly. :thumb:
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10-16-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2,109
Views: 233,103
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I'm seeking comments on the Bontrager R4 320...

I'm seeking comments on the Bontrager R4 320 Tubular Road Tire...
10-15-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2,109
Views: 233,103
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Which half of the rim do you glue? The valve stem...

Which half of the rim do you glue? The valve stem hole side or the rim label side? :p
10-02-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 864
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

All ends well when a bad sprocket is replaced!...

All ends well when a bad sprocket is replaced! :thumb:
09-27-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 20
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Views: 695
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

"Grand-Trek: Seagulls, Gators, and Goats! Oh My!...

"Grand-Trek: Seagulls, Gators, and Goats! Oh My! Need to ease back on my Edibles!" :innocent:
09-22-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Very well done, Todd! I especially like the...

Very well done, Todd! I especially like the cherry one. :thumb: I have some left over bamboo flooring which I thought might cut nicely into the slats for a rack.

DYI racks are on my creative to-do...
09-20-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,075
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Jim's freewheel is a tandem specific Suntour...

Jim's freewheel is a tandem specific Suntour ProCompe or Perfect 5 speed, IIRC.

If sprockets are worn, I can easily replace them. However, the Spa is in hiatus. I retire from my church this...
09-20-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,118
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

But you never politely stated that you had a...

But you never politely stated that you had a "Japan Made" PDG Series 3 (which scooper had previously stated as being made in either Tawain or China) and could scooper comment on this difference.
...
09-20-21, 04:23 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,118
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

pgtnice, welcome to BF-C&V. We always appreciate...

pgtnice, welcome to BF-C&V. We always appreciate civil conversations, even when correcting mistakes.

Here's why we ponder and question your information which attempts to dispute a "lifelong...
09-17-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Let's hear it for Dads and Moms who teach their...

Let's hear it for Dads and Moms who teach their children the value that hard-work can lead to great satisfaction in adulthood. :thumb:
09-13-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 864
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Amelio and I have been PMing about this as I too...

Amelio and I have been PMing about this as I too have a great supply of Perfect/ProCompe sprockets.

The big challenge is the current USPS shipping to Canada. About the best I could figure was...
09-11-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 864
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

To my eye your chain looks fine. in fact it...

To my eye your chain looks fine. in fact it looks nearly new.

I agree with scarlson the 14T looks very worn and you might try the repair method suggested by dddd who has had great success...
09-10-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 725
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Thank you for that information. :thumb:

Thank you for that information. :thumb:
09-09-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 725
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I'm running the 130 BCD TA triplizer on my '83...

I'm running the 130 BCD TA triplizer on my '83 Paramount. I like my low gears! :D
09-09-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 920
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

As 52telecaster mentions (thanks for posting your...

As 52telecaster mentions (thanks for posting your picture), and as I inferred in my first response, your wheel is not equipped with a freewheel, but instead a freehub and Shimano UG cassette. This...
09-08-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 725
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Absolutely. I also run the same on my '71...

Absolutely. I also run the same on my '71 Paramount with a triplizer....
09-08-21, 05:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 920
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

While the above is not the best picture to say...

While the above is not the best picture to say with certainty, I believe your bike is not running a freewheel, but is instead equipped with a Shimano Uniglide Freehub cassette. I do not see any...
09-08-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 725
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

top506 I can confirm that jonwvara used a TA...

top506 I can confirm that jonwvara used a TA triplizer to model the Red Clover 144 BCD triplizer, because I loaned him mine for the design. It's the one I run on my Campagnolo Schwinn Super Sport.
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09-05-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 276
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

jonwvara if you are not familiar with this...

jonwvara if you are not familiar with this website which depicts the winds of the world, check it out. It defaults to surface winds, but can show winds at altitude as well as air pollution,...
09-05-21, 03:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Sale pending! :D Cougrrcj the primary...

Sale pending! :D

Cougrrcj the primary location will be Saint Simon's Island, GA. We've purchased a home there and will spend October through May there and return to the NH mountains for June...
09-03-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,521
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

nlerner has thrown down the gauntlet to all of us...

nlerner has thrown down the gauntlet to all of us here in New England. If he can make the weather perfect, I'm going to do my darndest to attend in 2022. Neal, I'll be in touch to see how you...
09-02-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 873
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Whale Oil + Goats Milk Soap = 100% Organic Grease...

Whale Oil + Goats Milk Soap = 100% Organic Grease (not vegan, of course) :innocent:
09-02-21, 05:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 873
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

My go to grease on all things bike related is...

My go to grease on all things bike related is Super Lube synthetic grease. As randyjawa says above, all grease is not the same. His photo is good proof that this is the case. Super Lube, along...
08-27-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

FS: A Very Rare Dura Ace 6 Speed Freewheel Set Opportunity

SOLD! Thank you swimmer mike!

FS: Gold Sprocket Dura Ace 6-Speed Freewheel Set. All NOS Gold sprockets needed to build nearly unlimited gearing from 13T to 28T, $225 includes US Shipping and...
08-25-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 982
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

tarmusic great to see you posting again! I'm...

tarmusic great to see you posting again! I'm about to retire, so no excuses not to meet up at some point (after the pandemic subsides).

And, ​​​​onyerleft cost is always relative. We pay what we...
08-21-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 742
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

What a cool find and the Paul RD is a rare...

What a cool find and the Paul RD is a rare treasure. I have '93 R600 and believe the ride is the fastest of all my bikes. Looking forward to how you plan to restore and build it out.
08-20-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,241
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Come on (certain) folks, let's keep this thread...

Come on (certain) folks, let's keep this thread on topic and stop wasting bandwidth. If you don't care for ultrasonic cleaners or a DIY Power Sander Cleaner (which IMO is quite clever), move along. ...
08-20-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Did you have a chance to descend any steep and...

Did you have a chance to descend any steep and curveys? Of course that usually means a climb is involved. In either case you are able to enjoy the stiffness of the frame and the geometry for...
08-18-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,241
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Respectively, I disagree. I'd replace my...

Respectively, I disagree. I'd replace my ultrasonic cleaner in a fast second if it stopped working.
08-17-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,200
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

:thumb: Magnificent! :thumb:

:thumb: Magnificent! :thumb:
08-16-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,521
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

rccardr keeping fingers crossed! :D

rccardr keeping fingers crossed! :D
08-10-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,063
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

My speculation would be that the holders Kool...

My speculation would be that the holders Kool Stop received and used for these reproductions might have been crimped more than normal. Thus leading to the undersized pads you received. Might there...
08-07-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I've not done the ride, but I can add my two...

I've not done the ride, but I can add my two cents on your gearing on the Regina CX:

As you mention your second largest sprocket is 21T. And I'm guessing the next sprocket outbound is a 18T or...
08-07-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Great score Top! I don't believe the crankset is...

Great score Top! I don't believe the crankset is original, but it certainly is nice to have a triple in northern New England.

If I didn't already own a Super Sport, Sports Tourer, and a black...
08-06-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,200
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

:p You wouldn't want the pads to slip out when...

:p You wouldn't want the pads to slip out when reversing and braking on a decline! :p
08-01-21, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

DD, count on me for the second pair. I need to...

DD, count on me for the second pair. I need to leave in a hurry for church. Please PM me your email address and I'll PayPal and send you my address later this afternoon. Thanks!
07-31-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,744
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

So much patina! What's not to love? With...

So much patina!
What's not to love? With chrome!
And low gears, to boot!
07-29-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Just stunning!!! And what a great story. Was the...

Just stunning!!! And what a great story. Was the builder inspired by Santana? It definitely has a Santana look with its fillet brazing.

How to the brake calipers work? I've always wondered about...
07-26-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,744
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/as_found_top_and_left_side_e7e09c40f0bdd58a22abf0245894c3daa8d408bc.jpgOld sad Wrights saddle
in search of more travel miles
fragile...
07-21-21, 04:41 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,744
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

You all have more time for creativity than I...

You all have more time
for creativity than
I can find each day
...
07-19-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,161
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

The Original Sports Tourer made by Schwinn....

The Original Sports Tourer made by Schwinn. :innocent: Customized to my liking, of course!
...
07-13-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,744
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/p71/pastorb...

https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/p71/pastorbobnlnh/Paramounts/1983%20Makeover%202012/.highres/downsize.jpg?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds...
07-11-21, 04:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,200
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Yes G.Varela , it is Reynolds 531 tubing. ...

Yes G.Varela , it is Reynolds 531 tubing.

Thanks for the mention 75lechamp. I didn't realize when you sent the picture that it was a '71. I guessed something on the order of '69 or so. The frame...
07-08-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,744
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Pile of scrap metal Near beautiful bicycle ...

Pile of scrap metal
Near beautiful bicycle
Was once this bike's home...
07-07-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,598
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Great project and you did an excellent job. Kool...

Great project and you did an excellent job. Kool Lemon is always a favorite!

I can't tell if the bend is normal or not. I built the below '69 or '70 Super Sport for my wife well over a decade...
07-07-21, 04:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Thanks Kurt, for the insights. I believe I will...

Thanks Kurt, for the insights. I believe I will purchase it just for some future build which suits my future island riding. I will be, after all, living down the road from historic British fort. ...
06-29-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I have a '71 P-13 and the '83. Owning an '80s...

I have a '71 P-13 and the '83. Owning an '80s Paramount, especially at a great price like this one, is worth the investment and you should enjoy the difference in ride. Too bad this one is not the...
06-29-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I can't help with any of your specific questions...

I can't help with any of your specific questions nor with any scans of the literature. But I'll share my two cents:

I've used both helmet and eyeglass mounted mirrors and prefer the eyeglass...
06-29-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,360
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I see it is living indoors for now, with its 1980...

I see it is living indoors for now, with its 1980 great grandnephew. :D Glad it arrived in good order despite the front fork (anticipated) issue.
06-27-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I think the fork is fine. Maybe just the photo...

I think the fork is fine. Maybe just the photo angle and the slightly turned to the left wheel. Here's my '83 as a comparison.
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