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08-24-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 615
Posted By qcpmsame

Perhaps to contain the resulting "shrapnel" when...

Perhaps to contain the resulting "shrapnel" when things come to the inevitable conclusion.

Bill
08-24-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 710
Posted By qcpmsame

Gotta love a pearlescent pink colourway Italian...

Gotta love a pearlescent pink colourway Italian bicycle, and yes I am biased. Very nice looking De Rosa you got there, I can see why you retrieved it and want to restore it to past glory and...
08-24-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,778
Posted By qcpmsame

Green with yellow accents and details, perhaps?...

Green with yellow accents and details, perhaps? I've seen pics of those here and on the interwebnets. Its also mentioned above, pretty bikes, my Pro Strada is the deep green with yellow details and...
08-24-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By qcpmsame

Looks like Valentino FD, actually work pretty...

Looks like Valentino FD, actually work pretty well, just nothing exotic. Had one on my Bottecchia Special, back in 1972. GLWTS, nice looking items there.

Bill
08-24-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By qcpmsame

Agreed about the stoker's stem, and the QR lever...

Agreed about the stoker's stem, and the QR lever is probably from a Campagnolo QR seat clamp, if I had to guess.

Bill
08-24-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 615
Posted By qcpmsame

I see what you did there........:roflmao2: ...

I see what you did there........:roflmao2:

Perhaps these are all Freudian slips, although a slip would bunch up and chafe, unless its worn on the outside.

And, that opens a totally new line of...
08-23-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 615
Posted By qcpmsame

Now I have this mental picture that just won't go...

Now I have this mental picture that just won't go away....................dammit for reading down this far:eek:

And thanks to the next guy that bought up Borat, urghhhhh.............

Bill
08-23-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By qcpmsame

+1, John is a first rate seller. I have some his...

+1, John is a first rate seller. I have some his hoods mounted right now, very nice products.

Bill
08-23-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,873
Posted By qcpmsame

Kudos to both of you nomadmax, its nice to read...

Kudos to both of you nomadmax, its nice to read of two men not going off on ballistic postings and name calling about something. That's keeping everything straight in your seabag Chesty!

Semper...
08-23-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,719
Posted By qcpmsame

JimR56, welcome to the C&V Forum, stick around...

JimR56, welcome to the C&V Forum, stick around the place for a bit, you'll be pleasantly surprised at the types and levels of bikes discussed here. Entry level bikes were/are gateway drugs for many...
08-23-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,454
Posted By qcpmsame

Most of the old C'Dale, and other early aluminum...

Most of the old C'Dale, and other early aluminum framed bikes, was due to using straight gauge tubing. In order to achieve the same stiffness as quality steel, double butted, tube sets, they had to...
08-22-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,778
Posted By qcpmsame

Welcome to the C&V Forum, stick around and join...

Welcome to the C&V Forum, stick around and join in here. Several of the members are Medici owners now, myself included.

Great to have someone connected to the history posting with us here.

Bill
08-22-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By qcpmsame

I truly liked the RSX group that was stock on my...

I truly liked the RSX group that was stock on my R500T, after swapping everything out for 105 and gifting the bike to our daughter, I let the crank, RD and brifters go to a needy member doing an...
08-22-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By qcpmsame

Looks like a great day all around, good to see a...

Looks like a great day all around, good to see a post from you once again. Sorry that its been so long that I emailed you, I'll try and rectify that shortly.

Bill
08-22-19, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By qcpmsame

I believe he is actually a member here, IIRC, he...

I believe he is actually a member here, IIRC, he did some posts about the museum, and early MTB history, a while back, maybe one of our learned elders can recall his screen name.

Bill
08-22-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,719
Posted By qcpmsame

markwesti, That is where I have seen that blue...

markwesti, That is where I have seen that blue highlighting on the embossed lettering:50:

Bill
08-22-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By qcpmsame

My R500T had the steel fork, as did my SR300, no...

My R500T had the steel fork, as did my SR300, no complaints about it either time. Current CAAD 10 had the CF SAVE technology fork, smooth riding bicycle with the hydroformed tubing and SAVE front and...
08-21-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By qcpmsame

the_sci_guy, if you decide to put that RSX group...

the_sci_guy, if you decide to put that RSX group up for sale at some point, please shoot me a PM. that is hard to find, and it is good working kit. Want to find a group to do a build my wife...
08-21-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,719
Posted By qcpmsame

markwesti, aren't those Gran Sport calipers with...

markwesti, aren't those Gran Sport calipers with Cobalto center nuts and gems? Nice looking items, great polishing job on them, and the lettering coloring is well done.

Bill
08-21-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By qcpmsame

The text lines were split by the image placement,...

The text lines were split by the image placement, just needs to do a quick edit and it would be joined. but, it works to get his message across well anyhow.:thumb:

Bill
08-20-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,719
Posted By qcpmsame

I like the black cloth tape personally, just my...

I like the black cloth tape personally, just my own preference though. I wondered about slippage on the blue tape, that is why I stopped using plastic tape back in the mid-70s. Even with cork...
08-20-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,873
Posted By qcpmsame

Agreed 100%, wise choice nomadmax Bill

Agreed 100%, wise choice nomadmax

Bill
08-19-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By qcpmsame

Those leather seals are available, I got a couple...

Those leather seals are available, I got a couple off of eBay a couple of years back. IIRC, someone posted here that Silca, under the new ownership, was selling them again.
Barrettscv, I am pretty...
08-18-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,454
Posted By qcpmsame

Don't worry, I got yer back, they'll have to...

Don't worry, I got yer back, they'll have to grill both of us:thumb:
08-18-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 431
Posted By qcpmsame

Beautiful bike there Bill, like that colourway...

Beautiful bike there Bill, like that colourway big time! Good on you for scoring this one.

Bill
08-18-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By qcpmsame

Agreed, if you do need one of them also, let me...

Agreed, if you do need one of them also, let me know I still have the one that came with mine when I got the 11 speed compatible Fulcrum Racing 7's. You can have it, just let me know if its needed....
08-18-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,454
Posted By qcpmsame

Started my Cannondale habit with a '91 SR300,...

Started my Cannondale habit with a '91 SR300, dearly wish I still had it to this day. My '97 R500T served me, and then our daughter until last fall, should have retrieved the frame and fork, oh...
08-16-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 727
Posted By qcpmsame

Confusing me more and more (:innocent: not truly...

Confusing me more and more (:innocent: not truly difficult though:roflmao2:,) the rear drops say a DeLuxe model, but it lacks some things, and has chrome on the chain stays and forks, that a Deluxe...
08-16-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By qcpmsame

Just read about Feliceís passing, while checking...

Just read about Feliceís passing, while checking Tour Tracker for news on Tour of Utah stage 3 and todayís stage 4. Sad to see another one of the heroes from my youth days following the European...
08-13-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 730
Posted By qcpmsame

Well bought non-fixie, you seem to find some...

Well bought non-fixie, you seem to find some really nice bicycles over across the pond/channel:thumb:

Bill
08-13-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,042
Posted By qcpmsame

Phil-gretz, I see what you did there:rolleyes: ...

Phil-gretz, I see what you did there:rolleyes:

Bill
08-13-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,719
Posted By qcpmsame

She turned out very nicely Senior Chief, and...

She turned out very nicely Senior Chief, and thanks for the ride report, as well as reporting on Gugie's work to get things sorted out. Glad it has turned out so well being its your grail bike. Well...
08-10-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By qcpmsame

The first step in overcoming a problem is to...

The first step in overcoming a problem is to recognize one exists. You are on the way to recovery now, just stick with the 12 steps and N+1 will resume as scheduled.

Bill
08-10-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,635
Posted By qcpmsame

Stop beating around the bush, tell us what you...

Stop beating around the bush, tell us what you really think about them:roflmao2:

Bill
08-10-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,635
Posted By qcpmsame

What a stone pain to set up, and just too heavy...

What a stone pain to set up, and just too heavy IMHO. I subscribe to a engineering discipline of "Simple Elegance", and these just go against that in every way form and fashion.

They do look...
08-10-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,042
Posted By qcpmsame

Agreed, they have gotten larger, seems like its...

Agreed, they have gotten larger, seems like its the normal progression in automobiles to grow bigger and more cumbersome as they become popular. But after 30+ years of having to be berthed by harbor...
08-10-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,042
Posted By qcpmsame

I associate that Civic station wagon, as Honda...

I associate that Civic station wagon, as Honda called them, with a quote from Road and Track magazine when they tested it. "I wanted the Civic R, the wife wanted the AWD wagon, we compromised and got...
08-09-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 727
Posted By qcpmsame

I had a 1972 Special, that was my first thought...

I had a 1972 Special, that was my first thought on seeing this frame set. Not the original componentry if it is a special though. Mine had Campy Valentino dress, and a cottered steel crank set....
08-09-19, 06:05 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,042
Posted By qcpmsame

Honda CRV, 2018 model here. Traded in my 2007...

Honda CRV, 2018 model here. Traded in my 2007 Chevrolet K1500 extended cab on it, first time since 1986 that I haven't had to push around a full sized pick up truck. Easily take two bikes inside with...
08-09-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By qcpmsame

Those both look like early model Sidi Genius...

Those both look like early model Sidi Genius shoes, they are pretty nice stuff. Been wearing the Genius 5 for three years now, no complaints. GLWTS.

Bill
08-08-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By qcpmsame

Really nice looking bike, turned out very well. ...

Really nice looking bike, turned out very well.

Bill
08-05-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1,339
Views: 108,254
Posted By qcpmsame

Working garage door, functioning fan and operable...

Working garage door, functioning fan and operable window all are there, and get used every time.

I use an off the shelf contact cement to glue my tubs on, DAP, Weldtite contact cement. The 3M...
08-04-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,354
Posted By qcpmsame

Man, the theologians will have a field day with...

Man, the theologians will have a field day with that one......:roflmao2:

Bill
08-04-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1,339
Views: 108,254
Posted By qcpmsame

Just use some Goof Off and a rag to remove the...

Just use some Goof Off and a rag to remove the mastic from the rims. Using a brush on a drill just sprays the bits hither and yon. Usually the hither is various components and the yon is one of my...
08-03-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,354
Posted By qcpmsame

I just could not resist poking at you a little,...

I just could not resist poking at you a little, but I do hope that He doesn't reward you with a flat plague.:roflmao2:

Bill
08-03-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,934
Posted By qcpmsame

Damn, y'all are working on making me revert from...

Damn, y'all are working on making me revert from being a hard core vegetarian with the SOS and SPAM posts and reminisces. SOS was staple in my life back to my childhood, Dad had mom learn how to fix...
08-03-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By qcpmsame

Owned both Pre- and Post- CPSC Record spider/arms...

Owned both Pre- and Post- CPSC Record spider/arms and never had any issues, not have I had any trouble with some rub marks from straps propagating/starting a crack in the arm, left or right. I'd be...
08-03-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,222
Posted By qcpmsame

And back in the late 70s it would have been a...

And back in the late 70s it would have been a Jason Bourne themed narration.......Like the John Grisham mode much better though, more believable than any of the Bourne novels. Got too many relatives...
08-03-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,354
Posted By qcpmsame

Isn't there a scripture verse warning against...

Isn't there a scripture verse warning against asking for Patience in payers?:foo: Something about receiving tribulation in its place.....:eek:

Just thought you might know, Ryp .;)

Bill
08-03-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,339
Views: 108,254
Posted By qcpmsame

Umm, its CDO, at least get the alphabetical order...

Umm, its CDO, at least get the alphabetical order correct:innocent:

As to the current question, glue or tape, still gluing after all these years (apologies to Paul Simon.) Just never saw a reason...
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