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09-22-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 330
Posted By CroMo Mike

Ahh... the fall line rapids on the Rappahannock...

Ahh... the fall line rapids on the Rappahannock River at Fredericksburg.
09-07-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,270
Posted By CroMo Mike

Don't worry. Their LIPO batteries will die soon,...

Don't worry. Their LIPO batteries will die soon, just like LIPOs in other gadgets, and they will be too expensive to replace. Then the e-bikes will be relegated to the basements or garages, two flat...
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By CroMo Mike

Appears to be a Japanese-made bike in excellent...

Appears to be a Japanese-made bike in excellent condition. It has what were very good Japanese components at the time. The rear gear cable needs to be sorted. Tubular (sew-up) tires. Little to no...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,412
Posted By CroMo Mike

That looks like a $400 bike to me. It has...

That looks like a $400 bike to me. It has tubular tires (sew-ups) and it also has those Shimano pedals that require a really big hole in the crankset (or an adapter to fit normal 9/16" pedals). I'd...
09-05-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,080
Posted By CroMo Mike

Reminds me of the time BITD when the locals came...

Reminds me of the time BITD when the locals came out and painted over the Dan Henrys with black paint the night before an event. The mind is a terrible thing to waste.
09-05-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,064
Posted By CroMo Mike

And explain this again.... you want me to weld a...

And explain this again.... you want me to weld a stressed titanium tube with a near 100% penetration bead with no undercut and without any internal buildup? Then you will bet your life and future...
08-26-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,138
Posted By CroMo Mike

ljr now you should check to see that all your...

ljr now you should check to see that all your brute force has not bent the axle. That happens sometimes.
08-23-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 838
Posted By CroMo Mike

Install a correct seat post. It's too good a...

Install a correct seat post. It's too good a bike to waste but not worth the trouble of welding and a complete repaint and re-decal. Cover the holes with clear helicopter tape and ride it. Just my...
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By CroMo Mike

The shift levers are installed on the wrong side...

The shift levers are installed on the wrong side and inside out.
07-18-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,302
Posted By CroMo Mike

"FOD" in aircraft lingo is Foreign Object Damage...

"FOD" in aircraft lingo is Foreign Object Damage .... objects left on the runway. In this case, ferrous metal road debris capable of being picked up by a magnet. Even small bits of debris sticking...
07-18-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,302
Posted By CroMo Mike

The magnets would pick up FOD off the road. They...

The magnets would pick up FOD off the road. They also might confuse your magnetic speed and/or cadence sensors.
07-11-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By CroMo Mike

Selle Italia Flite Genuine Gel perforated....

Selle Italia Flite Genuine Gel perforated. Titanium rails. Some are NOS on ebay.
06-30-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By CroMo Mike

In my experience, no. Also, often what appears to...

In my experience, no. Also, often what appears to be a leak at the valve stem is actually coming from some other place. Air leaking inside the casing comes out at the easiest place - the stem hole. ...
06-23-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 733
Posted By CroMo Mike

Leavenworth? How about 5 & 10 in Woolworths?

Leavenworth? How about 5 & 10 in Woolworths?
06-12-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By CroMo Mike

Google leads me to msrp $7900. Other models...

Google leads me to msrp $7900. Other models cheaper. Above example is used, sooo...
06-07-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 709
Posted By CroMo Mike

Beautiful Bike! And she's in good hands now.

Beautiful Bike! And she's in good hands now.
06-02-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By CroMo Mike

I checked and the 926 is 9x26x8mm. I don't know...

I checked and the 926 is 9x26x8mm. I don't know if mine have a different size or I've gotten my numbers wrong.
06-01-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,258
Posted By CroMo Mike

Love many, trust few, paddle your own canoe. (In...

Love many, trust few, paddle your own canoe. (In reference to whitewater boating, tandem cycling, bicycling in general.)
05-25-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 561
Posted By CroMo Mike

Two observations on using a dishing gauge: ...

Two observations on using a dishing gauge:

(1) The amount of dishing error indicated by the gauge is actually twice the amount that the rim needs to be moved left or right. As you move the rim...
05-21-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By CroMo Mike

The axle is machined with a step that is larger...

The axle is machined with a step that is larger than the rest of the axle and fits the 12mm i.d. of the bearing snug but not tight. With the locknuts removed, you should be able to tap the axle out...
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By CroMo Mike

That one appears to have been cut from the same...

That one appears to have been cut from the same cloth as my 1972 Legnano, except mine has chrome socks and head lugs.
05-04-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By CroMo Mike

I have a set of Ofmega sealed cartridge bearing...

I have a set of Ofmega sealed cartridge bearing hubs. Ofmega made the Avocet sealed cartridge hubs. The bearings in my Ofmega rear hub are the same size as in the front hub. They are industry size...
05-02-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 433
Posted By CroMo Mike

Note that there are no holes in the well of the...

Note that there are no holes in the well of the rim for access to the spoke nipples. I've been told that the nipples are placed in through the valve stem hole and the you use a magnet to move each...
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By CroMo Mike

:lol::lol::lol: now that right there is funny! ...

:lol::lol::lol: now that right there is funny! :lol::lol::lol:
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By CroMo Mike

Front wheel isn't properly clamped into the fork.

Front wheel isn't properly clamped into the fork.
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By CroMo Mike

That's a beautiful build. Based on my own...

That's a beautiful build. Based on my own outlays for purchase and/or completion of certain bikes, I'd suggest $800 to $1,000 might be a reasonable price. I'm sure that's less than you spent, but...
04-08-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,108
Posted By CroMo Mike

Outstanding !

Outstanding !
03-16-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 808
Posted By CroMo Mike

It also has the hour-record commemorative aero...

It also has the hour-record commemorative aero crankset.
03-16-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By CroMo Mike

John, your frame appears to be the same as my...

John, your frame appears to be the same as my circa 1972 Legnano mod Olympiade Record, except mine has chrome socks front and rear and chrome head lugs. It has the Bozzi decal, a Reynolds 531 decal,...
03-14-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 586
Posted By CroMo Mike

I toured my bike collection and found only two...

I toured my bike collection and found only two that had a close clearance between the brake bolt and the lower headset. One had been taken care of by using two of the serrated washers. The other used...
03-05-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,561
Posted By CroMo Mike

I find used bicycle inner tubes make great tie...

I find used bicycle inner tubes make great tie straps in the garage. Cut a short section containing the valve stem out and throw it away. The remainder can be used as a tie strap to keep the bike...
03-01-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 567
Posted By CroMo Mike

Randy, I like what you did there. The black tape...

Randy, I like what you did there. The black tape delineates the desired dimensions of the finished box. Then you proceeded to cut and fold to end up with a "new" box that will accept the...
02-28-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,564
Posted By CroMo Mike

Or a U.S Tax Court Judge and an international...

Or a U.S Tax Court Judge and an international airline stewardess. :50:
Replies: 12
Views: 1,060
Posted By CroMo Mike

It appears to have a crack in the top of the head...

It appears to have a crack in the top of the head tube, right side of the bike, which has been repaired with a bead of resin. 7th picture down from the first. If this is indeed a repaired crack, it...
02-20-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 16,545
Posted By CroMo Mike

I think we need a forum just for stickies so they...

I think we need a forum just for stickies so they don't clutter up the regular forums.
02-18-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By CroMo Mike

That must have been a really early release. ...

That must have been a really early release. Nowhere in there did they refer to it as C-record.
02-12-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By CroMo Mike

Look for a bike for sale on your local Next Door...

Look for a bike for sale on your local Next Door website. Ours always has several low miles garage queens and they are, well, practically next door. Many for less than $100.
02-08-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,310
Posted By CroMo Mike

It's a good idea to check your QR rod for damage...

It's a good idea to check your QR rod for damage at the point that corresponds with the break in the axle, too.
01-30-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21,261
Views: 4,047,808
Posted By CroMo Mike

Yeah, that's really ditzy. :lol:

Yeah, that's really ditzy. :lol:
01-22-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,717
Posted By CroMo Mike

Got me, too. But I just woke up from my nap! ...

Got me, too. But I just woke up from my nap! :lol:
01-20-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,386
Posted By CroMo Mike

I found a net helmet cover on Amazon. Available...

I found a net helmet cover on Amazon. Available in black or white. Search term: bicycle helmet cover bee
01-20-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,352
Posted By CroMo Mike

I've stood in that very spot many times. Glad I...

I've stood in that very spot many times. Glad I wasn't there on the afternoon of Jan. 21, 2002. :lol:
01-19-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,583
Posted By CroMo Mike

One additional thought... When we cut the cable...

One additional thought... When we cut the cable housings to length, sometimes a bit of the coiled housing ends up bent inward where it rubs the cable and creates drag and a gritty feel. I like to...
01-19-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,583
Posted By CroMo Mike

The rear brake cable housing should pass around...

The rear brake cable housing should pass around the left side of the stem and headset. The way you have it now will create extra cable drag.
Replies: 13
Views: 897
Posted By CroMo Mike

In recognition of Festivus, I say it's worth $20...

In recognition of Festivus, I say it's worth $20 or less. And who would name a bike line Liberia?
12-18-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By CroMo Mike

An ebay seller located in England suggested that...

An ebay seller located in England suggested that we check with our local "Smithy" or "Iron Monger" for a certain item we were looking for.
12-11-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By CroMo Mike

Always wanted a TRACK bike.

Always wanted a TRACK bike.
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By CroMo Mike

Looks like a good deal, even considering the...

Looks like a good deal, even considering the likely cost of good used Chorus-level wheels. Enjoy!
11-20-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 703
Posted By CroMo Mike

dddd, I believe you are correct. To that i would...

dddd, I believe you are correct. To that i would add that these were designed to be assembled once and, after that, would not be able to be disassembled since there is no way to get in there and push...
11-20-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,437
Posted By CroMo Mike

That machine is beautiful! Great job!

That machine is beautiful! Great job!
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