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04-14-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By momoman

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04-13-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7,046
Views: 656,934
Posted By momoman

I won an EBay auction For a NOS 7-sp 13-34...

I won an EBay auction For a NOS 7-sp 13-34 Suntour Ultra 7 freewheel. The seller included a free bonus - a NOS Suntour FD-4050-SS front derailleur.

I won the auction at $115 +tax +s/h = $134. ...
04-02-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7,046
Views: 656,934
Posted By momoman

Someone posted a picture of a bike with a double...

Someone posted a picture of a bike with a double water bottle mount in the “What have you been wrenching on lately?” thread. I ordered one and it arrived undamaged. It was only shipped inside a...
04-01-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 639
Posted By momoman

If you go to Amazon and search for “bicycle...

If you go to Amazon and search for “bicycle helmet padding”, will any of those kits work?
03-14-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,369
Posted By momoman

veganbikes, you are correct about the Phil Woods....

veganbikes, you are correct about the Phil Woods. I just polished them recently. They have plenty of bling. I plan to ride both set of wheels. I may end up with yet another set of wheels for my...
03-14-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 15,369
Posted By momoman

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My 2009 Waterford 22 Series Competition Track. I...
01-02-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By momoman

I bought a red Medici frameset a few years ago...

I bought a red Medici frameset a few years ago because I just had to have a shiny red bike! I think it's an 84 or 85. I put it together early last year as a Covid build when I started working from...
12-31-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,444
Posted By momoman

Yes, it’s an X8.93 chain. I think it was a...

Yes, it’s an X8.93 chain. I think it was a manufacturing defect. I wasn’t mashing up the hill but was trying to spin then started hearing a clicking sound and resistance so i immediately stopped. I...
12-30-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,967
Posted By momoman

It bugs me to see children riding bikes that are...

It bugs me to see children riding bikes that are way too big for them. I realize that bike may have been given to them or may be the only bike available for them to ride, but it bugs me because I...
12-27-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,161
Posted By momoman

I forgot this most valuable tool in my post...

I forgot this most valuable tool in my post above. My iPhone! I use it to take pictures with 1 hand and enlarge so I can see the details. I use it to remember how to reassemble parts. I use it to...
12-27-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,161
Posted By momoman

I’ve been using a Harbor Freight dead blow hammer...

I’ve been using a Harbor Freight dead blow hammer a lot recently. To pound the stem bolt down to loosen a stem, to whack a wrench fastened to a freewheel remover. I don’t ever recall using a steel...
12-26-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 989
Posted By momoman

I have an old Niterider that is on my 80’s Fisher...

I have an old Niterider that is on my 80’s Fisher Hoo Koo e Koo. The batteries leaked and I haven’t cleaned it up to test it but it takes 5 D cells so the voltage is 7.5v. The connector is a 5.5mm...
12-25-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,530
Posted By momoman

Got the Waterford 22 Series single speed out of...

Got the Waterford 22 Series single speed out of the garage to ride this weekend. Already have 4 bikes in the house so I placed this one in front of the tree.

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12-25-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,228
Posted By momoman

I bought 1 to give and 1 to keep. One of my...

I bought 1 to give and 1 to keep. One of my cycling buddies and I are into coffee for one of our other hobbies. It just arrived yesterday so I put it under the tree for my gift to myself.

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12-11-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By momoman

I went with the Soma hoods based on the info in...

I went with the Soma hoods based on the info in some other Bikeforums threads. I initially bought black Ristines but changed my mind and wanted tan hoods but couldn’t find tan Ristines so I went with...
12-08-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,811
Posted By momoman

I rode with a buddy last Saturday and rode to...

I rode with a buddy last Saturday and rode to Encanto Park and Sierra Madre before heading home. At Encanto, a group of 40 riders belonging to a regular riding group that starts in Pico Rivera...
12-08-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4,246
Views: 391,800
Posted By momoman

Bought a set of Suntour Superbe brake calibers...

Bought a set of Suntour Superbe brake calibers from Ebay. Cleaning them up and hand polishing them.
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12-01-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,686
Posted By momoman

The listed weight for the Team Pro with steel...

The listed weight for the Team Pro with steel rails is 810 grams. The B17 with steel rails is 520 grams. I never considered any Brooks saddle in my younger weight weenie days but now I ride for...
11-25-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 906
Posted By momoman

:lol: I was a poor inner city kid who had one! I...

:lol: I was a poor inner city kid who had one! I Martin Imports on Beverly Blvd sold them. I was 16 in 1974 and used all my savings to buy a Lygie - I could not afford the other Italian bikes that...
11-25-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,686
Posted By momoman

I bought a barely used honey Professional from...

I bought a barely used honey Professional from Craigslist earlier this year. I don’t know when and where I’m going to use it but want to have one bike with a honey colored seat and bar tape. I have...
11-25-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,471
Posted By momoman

BlueDevil63, Beautiful bike! I’ve met a few...

BlueDevil63,

Beautiful bike! I’ve met a few cyclists lately who are familiar with Dave Moulton and his bikes.

I picked up a repainted 85 Fuso frame earlier this year. I’m still accumulating...
11-24-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4,246
Views: 391,800
Posted By momoman

I have some old Campy high flange hubs in 120mm...

I have some old Campy high flange hubs in 120mm and 122mm old and want to convert them to 126mm old. I haven’t been able to find inexpensive Campy axles in the 134mm range so I took a chance on a $20...
11-19-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7,046
Views: 656,934
Posted By momoman

Brooks B17 Limited Edition purchased from Brook’s...

Brooks B17 Limited Edition purchased from Brook’s UK website on Monday. They ship fast!
...
11-12-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,230
Posted By momoman

Earlier this year I responded to a Craigslist ad...

Earlier this year I responded to a Craigslist ad and purchased a Dave Moulton Fuso frame from the seller, who was a C&V collector. I ended up buying 2 frames from him. LOL. I could have stayed all...
11-10-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 10,917
Posted By momoman

I agree. Can you try renting a better bike to...

I agree. Can you try renting a better bike to see if it makes the ride more enjoyable? Perhaps try a city bike or hybrid bike with more gears and more precision.
11-07-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7,046
Views: 656,934
Posted By momoman

Got tan color Soma brake hoods for my Superbe Pro...

Got tan color Soma brake hoods for my Superbe Pro brake levers. I bought black Rustines hoods recently but changed my mind and want tan on my Specialized Allez with white handlebar tape....
11-06-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7,046
Views: 656,934
Posted By momoman

Well, my buddy who retired from UPS, dropped by...

Well, my buddy who retired from UPS, dropped by and gave me a rear wheel from his 85 Specialized Allez SE, a pair of Suntour Superbe Pro levers and a NOS Superbe Pro hood. He still has his 85 Allez...
10-22-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7,046
Views: 656,934
Posted By momoman

I received 2 Specialized water bottles and a set...

I received 2 Specialized water bottles and a set of white Specialized handlebar tape for my recently purchased 85 Specialized Allez SE.

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10-16-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,008
Posted By momoman

On my first visit to a LBS near my new job last...

On my first visit to a LBS near my new job last year I showed a picture of a red Medici frame I was building up to the shop owner. He said, “I have the perfect thing for your bike!” and he reached...
10-15-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7,046
Views: 656,934
Posted By momoman

Yep! There’s probably years of dried...

Yep! There’s probably years of dried perspiration caked in the tape! Just ordered white handlebar tape. I wish I could find white hoods but I’ve seen pictures of the red bike with white bar tape...
10-15-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,996
Posted By momoman

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My childhood friend had a red Apple Krate. I...
10-14-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,124
Posted By momoman

I remember seeing this ad in DC and Marvel comic...

I remember seeing this ad in DC and Marvel comic books. My childhood friend got a red Apple Krate back in 1969-70 and he let me ride it. We are still friends and we still ride together.

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10-13-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,358
Posted By momoman

I just picked up an 85 Allez SE from OfferUp 2...

I just picked up an 85 Allez SE from OfferUp 2 hours after the post went up 2 days ago on Sunday. I prefer a 58cm but I have some 60cm’s that I ride.

5 of my buddies owned an 85 Specialized Allez...
10-01-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,120
Posted By momoman

I already own 20v Dewalt power tools so I bought...

I already own 20v Dewalt power tools so I bought the 20v air compressor (tool only) for $80 on sale a year ago on Black Friday. I use it for car tires, wheelbarrow tires and bike tires. I pump up...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,441
Posted By momoman

My friend sold me his 1st gen. Di2 for $300. Here...

My friend sold me his 1st gen. Di2 for $300. Here are pictures of my external set up using the Shimano adhesive back cable covers.
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09-04-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,225
Posted By momoman

I had a Brooks Swallow on my De Rosa with about...

I had a Brooks Swallow on my De Rosa with about 120 miles on it but just replaced it with a used Brooks Swift with titanium rails I bought off EBay a few weeks ago. I put 33 miles on it last weekend...
05-24-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 237,478
Posted By momoman

Well, I've got a litter of kittens and their mom...

Well, I've got a litter of kittens and their mom living under my house. I set up some Blink cameras around the perimeter of my house to try to determine how they are getting in and out. I've got...
05-24-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,519
Posted By momoman

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I now have slightly over 200 miles on my B17 Imperial. I've only used proofhide when the saddle was new and applied 2 coats. I'll probably re-apply every 6 months. At most I'll be putting in...
05-13-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,519
Posted By momoman

I bought a Brooks B17 Imperial a few years ago...

I bought a Brooks B17 Imperial a few years ago intending to put it on a stationary bike my wife and I use..........rarely.

Instead, a few months ago I decided to put it on my 83 Trek 760 that I've...
05-30-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 794,779
Posted By momoman

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My pictures and posts are out of order. The...
05-30-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 794,779
Posted By momoman

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6 yrs ago at age 55. After a 25 yr hiatus I dusted...
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