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05-24-19, 05:26 PM
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Posted By The Golden Boy

Whoa.

Whoa.
05-24-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 71
Posted By The Golden Boy

Concur.

Concur.
05-24-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By The Golden Boy

Until Shimano forced the group concept with...

Until Shimano forced the group concept with things like SIS and SLR that won’t play well with others or without it’s own parts- “matching” was a matter of functional preference and aesthetics.
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05-24-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,472
Posted By The Golden Boy

Well, in that case... :D

Well, in that case...

:D
05-24-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,472
Posted By The Golden Boy

Duopars are awful, unreliable, fragile, quirky,...

Duopars are awful, unreliable, fragile, quirky, require the unobtanium tabbed washer, display a stunning probability of catastrophic failures, require an unobtanium propriety upper pulley, can’t...
05-23-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 774
Posted By The Golden Boy

Is that like Mike Damone’s “5 Point Plan” from...

Is that like Mike Damone’s “5 Point Plan” from Fast Times At Ridgemont High?
05-23-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 625
Posted By The Golden Boy

I know-it’s almost as disappointing as when you...

I know-it’s almost as disappointing as when you open the “jugs” page on the Smithsonian site...
05-23-19, 12:10 AM
05-22-19, 11:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By The Golden Boy

I've been doing the "criss-cross cables" for...

I've been doing the "criss-cross cables" for years- I like that the cable bends are more gentle AND they look more even and symmetrical.

...
05-22-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 625
Posted By The Golden Boy

Here's a pretty cool "nice rack" thread. :D ...

Here's a pretty cool "nice rack" thread. :D

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1029865-rear-rack-similarities.html
05-22-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 596
Posted By The Golden Boy

I resemble that remark.

I resemble that remark.
05-22-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 625
Posted By The Golden Boy

Blackburn/"jim blackburn" was/is a US based...

Blackburn/"jim blackburn" was/is a US based company- all the old stuff was made in the USA. The Vetta Blackburn knockoffs were marked made in Italy.
05-20-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,444
Posted By The Golden Boy

FWIW- my eyeballs went right to that front hub- ...

FWIW- my eyeballs went right to that front hub- Really pretty build. Sorry I missed it last year!

I've got a similar dent on my Schwinn Voyageur SP- it's *just* inside my peripheral vision on...
05-20-19, 09:10 PM
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Views: 70,565
Posted By The Golden Boy

Hey M- Did anyone ever take you up on your...

Hey M-

Did anyone ever take you up on your offer? I know a nice young man who had a 900 series Pioneer quad unit that pooped out on him- And although my turntable looks really cool, it's not...
05-20-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 494
Posted By The Golden Boy

The metric system will be taking over the world. ...

The metric system will be taking over the world. At least they told me that in 3rd grade back in 1977.
05-20-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 494
Posted By The Golden Boy

Congratulations! That’s a lovely looking bike! ...

Congratulations! That’s a lovely looking bike!

What’s that faux suede stuff? I was hoping that the Brooks microfiber tape would be like that- but it seems to be more like plastic-y faux leather.
05-20-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By The Golden Boy

It looks like those take upright bar levers- so...

It looks like those take upright bar levers- so some stylish MTB levers- NOT V-Brake levers.

IMO- Deore XT, M700 or M733 or Suntour XC Pro...
05-18-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 696
Posted By The Golden Boy

Thank you, Sir! I was entirely going from...

Thank you, Sir!

I was entirely going from memory of what units I'd seen that foil 'sealed bearing' decal on.
05-17-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 943
Posted By The Golden Boy

Suck it up, princess. Pain is just weakness...

Suck it up, princess.

Pain is just weakness leaving your body.



Now, if you were going to ask me... "I'm too short for that ****."
05-17-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 696
Posted By The Golden Boy

My understanding is Sanshin is Sunshine. Sanshin...

My understanding is Sanshin is Sunshine. Sanshin made the Suntour hubs- and I've seen that 'sealed bearing' sticker on Suntour hubs. I also thought I've seen that sticker on Joytech hubs as well- I...
05-17-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By The Golden Boy

No- the alpha series of Accushift stuff is the...

No- the alpha series of Accushift stuff is the lower end.

I know the lower alpha stuff is only compatible with itself- and incompatible with regular Accushift and SIS. I’m not sure about @5000...
05-17-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 696
Posted By The Golden Boy

Are those Suntour/Sansin, Sansin, or Joytech hubs?

Are those Suntour/Sansin, Sansin, or Joytech hubs?
05-17-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 696
Posted By The Golden Boy

That thing is hot. All top shelf stuff for...

That thing is hot.

All top shelf stuff for the time.

And I also dig that color/paint. The Fuji Touring IV and V are so beautiful to me- just for that color scheme.
05-17-19, 05:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By The Golden Boy

Game. Set. Match.

Game.
Set.
Match.
05-16-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,481
Posted By The Golden Boy

I used a Testor's paint pen. I didn't...

I used a Testor's paint pen.

I didn't figure out until I was most of the way through that you can trim the felt tip to make it sharper.
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