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12-08-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,812
Posted By qcpmsame

I learned wheel building on dirt bikes back in...

I learned wheel building on dirt bikes back in the early 1970ís. Took some down one spoke at a time, then re-laced them with new Buchanan stainless items. 21Ē front conversions as previously...
12-08-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By qcpmsame

Great score, you should enjoy the fantastic ride...

Great score, you should enjoy the fantastic ride quality. My 1974 International is one I truly regret letting go.

Please keep us updated on how it goes.

Bill
12-07-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 248,875
Posted By qcpmsame

Any sign of a serial number, anywhere? Itís quite...

Any sign of a serial number, anywhere? Itís quite a nice looking frame set.

Bill
12-06-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By qcpmsame

Grab it, hope its your size!!! Bill

Grab it, hope its your size!!!

Bill
12-06-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 639
Posted By qcpmsame

Classic Lightweights Classic Lightweights Site...

Classic Lightweights Classic Lightweights Site (https://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/builders/) website is a good place to begin a search, if you don't see the marque listed, drop them a note about...
12-06-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,949
Posted By qcpmsame

The French technical universities are some of the...

The French technical universities are some of the best on the world, their nuclear industrie is second to none. I've interacted with plenty of French trained engineers over the years, they are all...
12-06-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,949
Posted By qcpmsame

verktyg should really love this one. OP has not...

verktyg should really love this one. OP has not meerkated yet though.

Bill
12-06-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18,217
Views: 2,093,283
Posted By qcpmsame

If one did not pootle when one could pootle, one...

If one did not pootle when one could pootle, one would never pootle.

Bill
12-02-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By qcpmsame

Not that I have any room to talk, but you didnít...

Not that I have any room to talk, but you didnít say which yearís Thanksgiving😉

I got to searching for a triple group set to use on the Botty Cromor frame you sent. Some promising listings have...
11-30-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 809
Posted By qcpmsame

Yeah, heard that she would not take the garbage...

Yeah, heard that she would not take the garbage outÖ..

Channeling our inner Shel Silverstein today😉

Bill
11-27-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By qcpmsame

Condolences on the loss Fred, itís never easy to...

Condolences on the loss Fred, itís never easy to deal with. Been said, but losing one of the engineering brotherhood hits home as well.

Another good man done gone a full go Ďround.

Bill
11-25-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 808
Posted By qcpmsame

Excellent resurrection of your ride! Welcome to...

Excellent resurrection of your ride! Welcome to the tribe, the bonds here are very strong. Your bike looks great and your choices of things seems solid and well thought out.

Always neat to learn...
11-25-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 555
Posted By qcpmsame

Not yet, it has been thoroughly cleaned and will...

Not yet, it has been thoroughly cleaned and will be media blasted then painted. It is going to be my wifeís ride, planning on an 8 speed indexed, triple plateau crankset. She wants it to be...
11-22-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18,217
Views: 2,093,283
Posted By qcpmsame

gugie Auchencrow would be so proud of you😉 ...

gugie Auchencrow would be so proud of you😉

Bill
11-20-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By qcpmsame

Good on you, I always write these type of happy...

Good on you, I always write these type of happy mistakes as, ďEven a blind hawg roots up an occasional acorn.Ē Put one in the win column for the good guys👍

Bill
11-19-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 555
Posted By qcpmsame

That is one nice looking Klein you have there,...

That is one nice looking Klein you have there, nice find. Iíve always liked their appearance. Enjoy the hours and miles.

Bill
11-18-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 814
Posted By qcpmsame

At least you kept your great sense of humor...

At least you kept your great sense of humor through all that. Good to see you prairie dawg here so we know youíre still above the ground.

Did the Afib thing myself, electrocardiologist froze four...
11-18-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 853
Posted By qcpmsame

Errrrmmmmm, no, I can manage to crash all by...

Errrrmmmmm, no, I can manage to crash all by myself. No need to use Chucks and Grant to pull it off.

Bill
11-15-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 976
Posted By qcpmsame

Typical DD attention to detail, and simple...

Typical DD attention to detail, and simple elegance👍 This and the Sparrow are two beautiful bikes.

Bill
11-15-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,065
Posted By qcpmsame

Drillium Dude has a truly sweet orange Davidson,...

Drillium Dude has a truly sweet orange Davidson, hopefully he will prairie dawg on this thread shortly.

Very nice build you have there.
11-15-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By qcpmsame

I believe those were early triathlon specific...

I believe those were early triathlon specific variants. IIRC, in the late 80ís-early 90ís the 650B wheel sets were supposed to be the hot set-up.

You could change the rings on the crankset for...
11-14-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,221
Posted By qcpmsame

That cable stop always bugged me too. I went with...

That cable stop always bugged me too. I went with Superbe Pro side-pull calipers on my International, finally had the shop remove it. Left the mounting sleeves but they took the bridge rod out and...
11-13-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 355
Posted By qcpmsame

steelbikeguy👍, Itís just in jest here, but...

steelbikeguy👍,

Itís just in jest here, but it gets the Letters section of Leatherneck going every few years. Right now the topic is Gen. Bergerís 2030 Restructure program. Not going down the ďOld...
11-13-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 355
Posted By qcpmsame

No ď formerď Marines, Once A Marine, Always A...

No ď formerď Marines, Once A Marine, Always A Marine.Ē Per Commandantís Directive.😉
11-11-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,402
Posted By qcpmsame

Iíll third checking out Velo-retro, good...

Iíll third checking out Velo-retro, good selection of designs and well made Tís and sweatshirts.

Some here do his Rose Bowl rides, on my bucket list to make some of these.

Bill
11-09-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,865
Posted By qcpmsame

Loves me some Flo & Eddie, them and The...

Loves me some Flo & Eddie, them and The Turtles:thumb:, John Sebastian and the boys could really do it the right way!

big john , Those folks, "Alabama Shakes", and her in particular, can really...
11-09-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By qcpmsame

Damn, that's some tough stuff to deal with....

Damn, that's some tough stuff to deal with. thankful that we haven't had any positives in our home, as of yet. From experience with AFIB, and resulting ablation surgery, I'd have a cardiologist and...
11-09-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By qcpmsame

I'll take a case here gonna get the wifey type to...

I'll take a case here gonna get the wifey type to see about adding some to her next order.

Bill
11-09-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 452
Posted By qcpmsame

Ehhhh, just see what someone needing a field...

Ehhhh, just see what someone needing a field medical assist :injured: says about sailors, Corpsman Up!!! We take care of Doc, because Doc takes care of us..... , or when Navy plays Army;)

And we...
11-09-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 452
Posted By qcpmsame

Semper Fi, brothers and sisters, 246 Years since...

Semper Fi, brothers and sisters, 246 Years since they met at Tun Tavern to hoists few and organize the world’s finest fighting force.

Definitely going to pay respects to the eleven that paid the...
11-06-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 946
Posted By qcpmsame

Don, your in my area, shoot me a PM if you want...

Don, your in my area, shoot me a PM if you want to grab a cup of coffee, or just meet up. We are in mid-Escambia county, north of I-10, just off the Alabama-Florida line/Perdido River.

Bill
11-06-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 946
Posted By qcpmsame

Semper Fi bro, looking forward to 10 Nov, 246...

Semper Fi bro, looking forward to 10 Nov, 246 years since Tun Tavern! And, nine days later Iíll hit 65 times around the sun!!😉

Bill
11-06-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 729
Posted By qcpmsame

Going to depend on the specific tire you choose....

Going to depend on the specific tire you choose. With the variations between how and where each manufacturer measures, your idea to try a few before buying is a wise move.

Very nice looking PDG...
11-05-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,865
Posted By qcpmsame

Ď78 was a great year, fantastic summer that had...

Ď78 was a great year, fantastic summer that had some really super music. Always eased the volume up on the transistor radio we kept hidden away in the back room of the produce dept, I worked in to...
11-05-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 879
Posted By qcpmsame

Whew, glad you werenít hurt any worse. I had been...

Whew, glad you werenít hurt any worse. I had been thinking about you the last month or so, must have been the worry vibes trying to wake me up and PM you.

Stay safe and ride when you feel ready.👍...
11-05-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 946
Posted By qcpmsame

Beautiful bike, that copper is what I wanted when...

Beautiful bike, that copper is what I wanted when I got mine, a shop leftover in 1979. Only had a champagne colourway in stock.

Good job on the complete service/renewal of this one! They ride so...
11-05-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,645
Posted By qcpmsame

Another good man done gone a full goíroundÖ.😢 ...

Another good man done gone a full goíroundÖ.😢

I had been thinking about him of late, wondered why he hadnít posted here. Always enjoyed his contributions, cannot remember him saying anything cross...
10-27-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 818
Posted By qcpmsame

No info to add on the colourway numbers, but that...

No info to add on the colourway numbers, but that should be a great build-restoration project. Always admired the orange Motos, please keep us updated as the work progresses.

Oh, welcome to the...
10-24-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,888
Posted By qcpmsame

Beat me to it😉 after giving us a bad scare, Fred...

Beat me to it😉 after giving us a bad scare, Fred is looking fit and ready to roll on!

Bill
10-23-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,405
Posted By qcpmsame

Been here since back in Ď08, remember all the...

Been here since back in Ď08, remember all the folks Joe mentioned. Know the alter-egos that still mean a lot to me as friends. Some are gone on to a better place, a few are dealing with serious...
10-23-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,426
Posted By qcpmsame

I take sinemet, Amantadine and entacapone for my...

I take sinemet, Amantadine and entacapone for my PD symptoms now. When I am cycling regularly the dyskinesia and dystonia are much lessened, I could easily miss a dosage. But, I try to keep a strict...
10-22-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,281
Posted By qcpmsame

Cannot intake alcohol due to PD meds, and Iím...

Cannot intake alcohol due to PD meds, and Iím clumsy enough without imbibing and the leg tremors 🥴

Not around as far as I know now, but the old Strawberry Hill - Boones Farm cheapies would make...
10-02-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 582
Posted By qcpmsame

Nice score, great riding framesets. Had a Ď74,...

Nice score, great riding framesets. Had a Ď74, wish I had kept it to this day. Same champagne colourway.

Semper Fi,
Bill
10-02-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,026
Posted By qcpmsame

I love a good bike story with a happy ending😁 ...

I love a good bike story with a happy ending😁

Cannot go wrong with Pastorbob👍

Bill
10-02-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,606
Posted By qcpmsame

Well done you👍 Bill

Well done you👍

Bill
09-20-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By qcpmsame

One of my favorite shows👍😁 binge on it and the...

One of my favorite shows👍😁 binge on it and the original Fr. Brown from 1974, through Apple TV+\Acorn. Have a friend that rides a similar classic, they are some kind of heavy.🥴

Seem to recall a...
09-20-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,682
Posted By qcpmsame

True that! If the right project, and a good GC/...

True that! If the right project, and a good GC/ design build team, Iíd happily take a contract to do the CQM engineering.

Thank goodness someone is buying the Raleigh International in the FS...
09-19-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,682
Posted By qcpmsame

Got my SSI stuff submitted, come 31 October 2021...

Got my SSI stuff submitted, come 31 October 2021 I am out of there. At least that is my current story, just re-certified with USACE/NAVFAC as a quality engineer.

My list is at three, the ones I...
09-05-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By qcpmsame

Call your C&V Anonymous sponsor, attend meetings...

Call your C&V Anonymous sponsor, attend meetings as needed, proceed One Day At A Time. That might just make a nice Centurion with a bit of work and elbow grease.

Bill
08-25-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,190
Posted By qcpmsame

Had my wake up moment last week, wife and I met...

Had my wake up moment last week, wife and I met with an agent to go over the various Medicare supplements, and "Advantage" policies. Came home and submitted my SSI and Medicare on-line stuff since I...
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