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04-10-21, 03:33 PM
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Posted By Sir_Name

Nice ride on the Rock Hopper this morning. ...

Nice ride on the Rock Hopper this morning.

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04-09-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 610
Posted By Sir_Name

Very cool, I’d have made an exception for that as...

Very cool, I’d have made an exception for that as well! Will be fun to see it come together. Enjoy!
04-05-21, 07:46 PM
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Posted By Sir_Name

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04-04-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 17,008
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Posted By Sir_Name

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04-03-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 652
Posted By Sir_Name

Agreed the colors are nice, FWIW I would leave...

Agreed the colors are nice, FWIW I would leave the paint as-is...sure there are some chips, but those add character. Plus, now you donít have to worry about adding a couple more over time. Even if...
03-31-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 779
Posted By Sir_Name

Very neat to see. What are the plans...that title...

Very neat to see. What are the plans...that title is a bit ominous.
03-31-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4,246
Views: 391,800
Posted By Sir_Name

Itís only original once! :)

Itís only original once! :)
03-28-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17,008
Views: 1,814,877
Posted By Sir_Name

Okay, not today, I was trimming stored photos and...

Okay, not today, I was trimming stored photos and found this from a ride last week.
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03-27-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,093
Posted By Sir_Name

Interested in the Specialized wheelset if merziac...

Interested in the Specialized wheelset if merziac decides not to go for it.
03-27-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17,008
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Posted By Sir_Name

Beautiful day today, first ride in shorts for the...

Beautiful day today, first ride in shorts for the year.
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03-27-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 402
Posted By Sir_Name

Nice work, enjoy!

Nice work, enjoy!
03-27-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 788
Posted By Sir_Name

My ‘83 Nuovo Mexico (or is it Super Profil??)...

My ‘83 Nuovo Mexico (or is it Super Profil??) matches the bike in the video with exception of the fork crown and quality of paint. I would also guess repaint and replacement fork, but that’s just a...
03-26-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By Sir_Name

That was a fun journey, nice save!

That was a fun journey, nice save!
03-26-21, 11:47 AM
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Views: 106,482
Posted By Sir_Name

^Where’s the dislike button?

^Where’s the dislike button?
03-25-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By Sir_Name

There’s the Euclid monoplaner U-brake and cantis.

There’s the Euclid monoplaner U-brake and cantis.
03-23-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By Sir_Name

Sure, here’s some more: ...

Sure, here’s some more:

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03-22-21, 05:25 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,903
Posted By Sir_Name

Nice score, enjoy!

Nice score, enjoy!
03-20-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17,008
Views: 1,814,877
Posted By Sir_Name

Just shy of 60mi, looking forward to some...

Just shy of 60mi, looking forward to some stromboli!

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03-15-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By Sir_Name

Beautiful! What size seatpost? 753 rides...

Beautiful! What size seatpost? 753 rides wonderfully, enjoy!
03-14-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 17,008
Views: 1,814,877
Posted By Sir_Name

Riding into the wind today, there was a nice...

Riding into the wind today, there was a nice little hail storm about ten minutes in.
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03-13-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,255
Posted By Sir_Name

I’d give a shot at reworking the tongue that...

I’d give a shot at reworking the tongue that mounts the rack to the fork crown. Drop the rack and bag enough for those struts to reach the fork bosses hopefully, pull it in to the head tube as much...
03-13-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 17,008
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Posted By Sir_Name

Got out for a nice 35 miles today. Much colder...

Got out for a nice 35 miles today. Much colder and windier than it was during the work week of course.
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03-13-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By Sir_Name

Beautiful, and quite the find. Enjoy!

Beautiful, and quite the find. Enjoy!
03-12-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,255
Posted By Sir_Name

You’re welcome. I like the bag a lot, big...

You’re welcome. I like the bag a lot, big improvement over the VO bag it replaced. The stiffener inserts are great, it’s plenty light and has good easy-access storage. No complaints. Curious to see...
03-12-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17,008
Views: 1,814,877
Posted By Sir_Name

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03-12-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,255
Posted By Sir_Name

One of my bikes has a handle bar bag permanently...

One of my bikes has a handle bar bag permanently attached (same bag as yours, actually). I had that bike built for years with both friction and later indexed barcons. In both cases I routed the shift...
03-12-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By Sir_Name

Looks gorgeous, first rides are always a treat....

Looks gorgeous, first rides are always a treat. Enjoy!
03-12-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,359
Posted By Sir_Name

Ha! Sounds like a perfect match to the previous...

Ha! Sounds like a perfect match to the previous ownerís touch-ups then! Thanks.
03-11-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,763
Posted By Sir_Name

Gorgeous, looking forward to more. Enjoy, and...

Gorgeous, looking forward to more. Enjoy, and don’t skimp on the pics please!
03-11-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17,008
Views: 1,814,877
Posted By Sir_Name

Bonus after work ride. ...

Bonus after work ride.

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03-11-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,359
Posted By Sir_Name

While this is bumped, does anyone have a half-way...

While this is bumped, does anyone have a half-way decent paint/nail polish match for Saronni red?

I remember someone here mentioning Testors 1629T Enamel Red Metal Flake, not sure if there’s a...
03-11-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 826
Posted By Sir_Name

Thanks, folks. I have a West Marine nearby with...

Thanks, folks. I have a West Marine nearby with the G/Flex syringe in stock. I’ll grab that over the weekend. Araldite 2011 also sounds promising, will track that down. Shoe Goo too, at least for a...
03-11-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,318
Posted By Sir_Name

Curious to see what tires you can fit between the...

Curious to see what tires you can fit between the chainstays and if any crimping is involved. Enjoy!
03-11-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,318
Posted By Sir_Name

Ha, I did see yours on the previous page and...

Ha, I did see yours on the previous page and meant to comment...! Looks like the same year. This one is a bit small, but came to me for free from a prior LBS. A customer dropped it off for them to...
03-11-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,318
Posted By Sir_Name

This one has popped up here once or twice already...

This one has popped up here once or twice already over the past few years. Hereís its latest outfit.
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03-11-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17,008
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Posted By Sir_Name

Another lunch ride, absolutely gorgeous out...

Another lunch ride, absolutely gorgeous out today! This was the first ride on this bike after changing the gearing from 48/16 to 46/18. Definitely an improvement for the hills here, but maybe a bit...
03-10-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 826
Posted By Sir_Name

Thanks, it is fussy... Each of those seem...

Thanks, it is fussy... Each of those seem promising and better suited than the cheap hobby epoxy and other products I’ve used so far. I’ve used west system epoxy in the past fabricating a fiberglass...
03-10-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 826
Posted By Sir_Name

Thanks, Iíve been (carefully) using some...

Thanks, Iíve been (carefully) using some quick-grip clamps to apply pressure while curing. I believe one of the best products so far was a two-part crafts-grade epoxy, but itís been a few years since...
03-10-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17,008
Views: 1,814,877
Posted By Sir_Name

Yes, good to see you popping up here again...

Yes, good to see you popping up here again jimmuller!

I got out for a short but sweet lunch ride today. Much easier to accomplish while working from home, and a welcome break from the usual Zwift...
03-10-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 826
Posted By Sir_Name

Advice for adhesive to bond aluminum cable guides to aluminum top tube

A few years ago I picked up a ‘74/‘75ish Klein. When I got the bike two of the three top tube cable guides had been broken free from the top tube and were strung freely along the brake cable housing....
03-08-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17,008
Views: 1,814,877
Posted By Sir_Name

I got out for a nice shortish ride around the...

I got out for a nice shortish ride around the supply pond in town this afternoon. Lots of ongoing work clearing felled trees from a tornado that moved through this past August. The trails are largely...
03-06-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By Sir_Name

Time well spent! What cable housings are those? ...

Time well spent! What cable housings are those?

Nice bike.
03-04-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17,008
Views: 1,814,877
Posted By Sir_Name

I got out for about an hour during lunch...

I got out for about an hour during lunch yesterday. Nice sunny day with temps on the up.
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03-03-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,789
Posted By Sir_Name

Nicely done, Jeff. Love the blue Arc en Ciels....

Nicely done, Jeff. Love the blue Arc en Ciels. I’ll add another (late) comment in support of Veloflex for when/if the time comes. I have a set of their Roubaix tubs on the Colnago that have been...
03-01-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 597
Posted By Sir_Name

I doubt it from the pic, but have you exceeded...

I doubt it from the pic, but have you exceeded the RD capacity? Probably fine, especially if thatís a double, but worth confirming as a first step. How did you size the chain?
02-25-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 17,008
Views: 1,814,877
Posted By Sir_Name

Quick lunch ride yesterday. Sunny and a downright...

Quick lunch ride yesterday. Sunny and a downright balmy 45F!
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02-25-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By Sir_Name

This one gets the most miles by far, love it!

This one gets the most miles by far, love it!
02-25-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By Sir_Name

Chain waxing is interesting...the roads here in...

Chain waxing is interesting...the roads here in nutmeg land are heavily salted and leave a nasty mess on the bikes. I got out for an hour yesterday during lunch and the drivetrain was much nosier...
02-22-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By Sir_Name

Winter and spring maintenance

Winter and spring bring wet and grimy conditions, curious to hear what folks do to keep up on maintenance in those conditions. Or not. Wiping down the frame and keeping moisture off leather saddles,...
02-22-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 17,008
Views: 1,814,877
Posted By Sir_Name

Happy bday, abshipp, that’s one of the best ways...

Happy bday, abshipp, that’s one of the best ways to enjoy the day.

I got out for a short ride around town at today’s end. Nice little escape.
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