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09-24-20, 04:00 PM
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Posted By gaucho777

"The reports of my death are greatly...

"The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated." - M. Twain
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Sweet Davidson. If it weren't too tall for me, I'd be searching couch cushions for $800 in change. Good luck with sale.
09-19-20, 12:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 464
Posted By gaucho777

Thanks for sharing. Congrats on getting your old...

Thanks for sharing. Congrats on getting your old bike back on the road. I restored my old high school race bike and it remains my favorite bike to ride. That restoration brought me to this forum....
09-18-20, 11:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 909
Posted By gaucho777

Looks like a good run. Hard to make ends meet on...

Looks like a good run. Hard to make ends meet on used bikes. Good luck with the new job.
09-18-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,550
Posted By gaucho777

Robbie, no hard feelings, okay? I know I was...

Robbie, no hard feelings, okay? I know I was replying to you directly, but I meant my last comment in a general sense. People I don't like say true things, too, like Rumsfeld on "known knowns." You...
09-18-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,550
Posted By gaucho777

Just because someone you don't like says...

Just because someone you don't like says something you don't want to hear does not make it untrue. How about this one?:

https://agportal-s3bucket.s3.amazonaws.com/001_ComplaintUSPS.pdf
09-18-20, 01:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,550
Posted By gaucho777

Don’t blame PBK, blame Trump. MI is a swing state...

Don’t blame PBK, blame Trump. MI is a swing state so you can expect more delays than elsewhere. I know this is supposed to be an apolitical forum, but you are disparaging a vendor due to political...
09-14-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
Posted By gaucho777

Or a modest track stand.

Or a modest track stand.
09-14-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 19,642
Views: 3,213,510
Posted By gaucho777

This is truly getting wacky. I had previously...

This is truly getting wacky. I had previously reported the item to ebay, but I have not been in direct contact or sent any message to the seller. When I just now went back to check the listing, I've...
09-14-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,065
Posted By gaucho777

Paging rootboy and puchfinnland . . .

Paging rootboy and puchfinnland . . .
09-10-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 916
Posted By gaucho777

Oh, no! Glad the post is out, but that seat tube...

Oh, no! Glad the post is out, but that seat tube looks mangled. Did the "mechanic" do that? Someone with more framebuilding experience will have to weigh in if the frame can be put back into shape....
09-09-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 574
Posted By gaucho777

It also occurs to me that many of us have taken...

It also occurs to me that many of us have taken photos from the same spot as other forum members. Bonus points if you can tag and show your bike in the same spot as another member's bike. Here is ...
09-09-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 574
Posted By gaucho777

Same place, different bike

Last month, I was on vacation in Monterey. On one of my rides, I stopped and took a photo of my De Rosa by the beach.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50324878951_efff62a51d_k.jpg...
09-09-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By gaucho777

WolfgangVerne I'd be interested in the Regina if...

WolfgangVerne I'd be interested in the Regina if you don't have a use for it. I like those 5-speed Reginas with the splined bodies (torn up my share of the 2-pronged bodies). Threading was listed as...
09-09-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By gaucho777

Subjective answer: When I was racing back in the...

Subjective answer: When I was racing back in the 80s, it was pretty common to have 36H training wheels, and 32H racing wheels (sometimes 28H in front if you were a lightweight or weight weenie). 32H...
09-09-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 442
Posted By gaucho777

Is that another crack forming toward the left...

Is that another crack forming toward the left edge of the top photo? It does look like an old tire, but the cracking seems isolated to my eyes. Just speculating...I've heard about broken-off metal...
09-07-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 440
Posted By gaucho777

That is gorgeous! Congrats on your acquisitions,...

That is gorgeous! Congrats on your acquisitions, and kudos to verktyg for being such a good caretaker. :thumb:



Fyi, the Team Z titanium bikes were built by Merlin. I confirmed this first-hand...
09-07-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19,642
Views: 3,213,510
Posted By gaucho777

xiaoman1 I am able to see the member's feedback....

xiaoman1 I am able to see the member's feedback. All reviews are for purchases. Zero feedback as a seller.
09-07-20, 07:07 PM
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Views: 3,213,510
Posted By gaucho777

Mad Honk Thanks. Already reported.

Mad Honk Thanks. Already reported.
09-07-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19,642
Views: 3,213,510
Posted By gaucho777

I occasionally search ebay for "LOOK Hinault"...

I occasionally search ebay for "LOOK Hinault" because I own a couple vintage LOOKs and I'm often casually interested in finding some LOOK accessories (clothing, posters, bottles, etc.), and I like to...
09-04-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,410
Posted By gaucho777

In addition to what has already been said above,...

In addition to what has already been said above, I also find the chain does funny things when the bike is inverted without a rear wheel.

https://youtu.be/OepVYbw60MY
09-03-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16,101
Views: 1,671,715
Posted By gaucho777

Great photos everyone. I haven't been riding much...

Great photos everyone. I haven't been riding much lately due to work overload and smokey air. Consequently, I haven't checked this thread much recently. Been missing out on some inspiring photos.
...
09-03-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,516
Posted By gaucho777

noglider thanks for that Tom. That was more...

noglider thanks for that Tom. That was more entertaining than I expected. Still hate the look, but I can see some advantages in terms of comfort with the shape of the tops.
09-03-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 777
Posted By gaucho777

That’s going to be an awesome space. Looking...

That’s going to be an awesome space. Looking forward to seeing the progress. No more flooding concerns! :) So, this is going to be a purchase rather than a rental? Is it far from home? I can’t tell...
09-02-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,186
Posted By gaucho777

Mavic from the early- to mid-80s with the Simplex...

Mavic from the early- to mid-80s with the Simplex retrofriction shifters (the group prior to the SSC group). Excellent performance, timeless styling, lightweight, and relatively uncommon.
...
09-02-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,618
Posted By gaucho777

dimethi My suggestion is to brush on a flexible...

dimethi My suggestion is to brush on a flexible water-resistant sealant such as Barge Cement which I use on my wide cyclocross tubulars to help protect the sidewalls.
09-02-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,230
Posted By gaucho777

jetboy I missed this thread the first time...

jetboy I missed this thread the first time around. Sorry for your loss! :( Let us know if this new CL bike is the same. I'll keep an eye out for you.
09-02-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 410
Posted By gaucho777

Yikes. Definitely time for a complete re-glue. ...

Yikes. Definitely time for a complete re-glue.

Also notice the base tape is curling up quite a bit. I'd also be concerned about that base tape detaching from the tire casing. (I had a harrowing...
08-31-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By gaucho777

To add to the above, I've never purchased...

To add to the above, I've never purchased anything from https://www.hilarystone.com/, but I do like perusing his unusual mix of vintage frames & bikes.
08-31-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,516
Posted By gaucho777

Tubulars - Of course not everyone hates them, but...

Tubulars - Of course not everyone hates them, but there's still plenty of hate out there. I enjoy the whole process and arcane art of tubular maintenance, plus the availability of sealants has made...
08-28-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 812
Posted By gaucho777

It does look like a match for the Jeunet. ...

It does look like a match for the Jeunet. However, those lugs look fairly common, probably used on lots of different bikes. Another data point is the placement and format of the serial number. A lot...
08-27-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,094
Posted By gaucho777

Riding in the SF Bay Area, we rarely get extreme...

Riding in the SF Bay Area, we rarely get extreme temperature/weather. I don’t envy those who live in icy climates and have to put away their bikes over the winter.

We do have smoke. Lots of smoke.
08-26-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 49,099
Posted By gaucho777

ascherer I'm a a fan of the Fee Bros. Aztec...

ascherer I'm a a fan of the Fee Bros. Aztec Chocolate bitters, too. You may have noticed I've got bottle tucked in the back in the photo above. Good compliment to a Grand Manhattan.

I like to make...
08-26-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,618
Posted By gaucho777

WGB Sorry about the spill. Hope you heal well....

WGB Sorry about the spill. Hope you heal well. Fixing a leak at the stem can be very tricky. I've tried several times and am usually not successful. Some old patch kits used to come with replacement...
08-26-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 49,099
Posted By gaucho777

For Christmas, my wife signed me up for a Gin of...

For Christmas, my wife signed me up for a Gin of the Month club. The latest offering arrived today and looks interesting. Batch No. 1 of The Original Gin, based on an early 19th-century recipe with...
08-25-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6,533
Views: 587,945
Posted By gaucho777

These both arrived yesterday: a Campagnolo cable...

These both arrived yesterday: a Campagnolo cable guide from francophile and a pair of Veloflex Vlaanderen tubulars from Shrevvy Thanks to you both!
...
08-25-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,034
Posted By gaucho777

alexmejiat13 Welcome to the forum! We look...

alexmejiat13 Welcome to the forum! We look forward to seeing your Canopus. This is such an old thread, you might want to start a new thread about your own Canopus. Also, you won't be able to post...
08-23-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By gaucho777

Thanks for sharing your Fuji. That bike has the...

Thanks for sharing your Fuji. That bike has the look of a complete package, and I dig the graphics for their period vibe. Nice sparkle to the blue paint, too.

A couple friendly suggestions. Might...
08-21-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,321
Posted By gaucho777

Suntour barcons. Too much cables. Never had...

Suntour barcons.

Too much cables. Never had the right feel. I don't mind reaching down.
08-21-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 987
Posted By gaucho777

Thanks. Got it. Replied with notes & better...

Thanks. Got it. Replied with notes & better pics.
08-21-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 987
Posted By gaucho777

francophile It's a 22.2 quill, not that wacky...

francophile It's a 22.2 quill, not that wacky French nonsense. ;)

(I love that wacky French nonsense, too.)
08-21-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 58,230
Views: 8,505,488
Posted By gaucho777

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bik/d/sausalito-j...

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bik/d/sausalito-jack-taylor-tandem-fillet/7178588521.htmlJack Taylor Tandem Fillet Brazed - $400 (sausalito)<image 1 of 13>...
08-21-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 987
Posted By gaucho777

WolfgangVerne This thread had been dormant, so...

WolfgangVerne This thread had been dormant, so I'm just tagging you to make sure you saw the post above about the stem. Cheers.
08-21-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 687
Posted By gaucho777

Adding on to what repechage notes about the domed...

Adding on to what repechage notes about the domed stays, I wonder if the main tubes are 753, but not the stays? I know that some 753 frames got chrome treatment, but it was generally discouraged....
08-20-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 987
Posted By gaucho777

What length stem are you looking for? I have this...

What length stem are you looking for? I have this anodized Cinelli stem - 26.0mm clamp, 90mm length. The ano is a bit faded and some wear on the base. Let me know if it's of any interest.
...
08-19-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 279,251
Posted By gaucho777

ISO: One single Campagnolo brake cable guide. ...

ISO: One single Campagnolo brake cable guide.

HAVE: Too much stuff. What are you looking for?
07-30-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3,593
Views: 315,740
Posted By gaucho777

scarlson Yes, she is a lucky girl, even if she...

scarlson Yes, she is a lucky girl, even if she doesn't realize how lucky. ;) It's not a Schwinn, though still as-of-yet unidentified builder. It's full 531 double-butted frame & fork, Campagnolo...
07-29-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3,593
Views: 315,740
Posted By gaucho777

My daughter's bike is slowly coming along. It had...

My daughter's bike is slowly coming along. It had to take a backseat to a backyard stone patio project I promised my wife I'd finish this summer (happy wife, happy life). Was originally planning on a...
07-29-20, 02:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 924
Posted By gaucho777

Glad the OP seems to have fixed the skating chain...

Glad the OP seems to have fixed the skating chain issues.

In addition to what's already been said before, I'll offer another potential cause I've experienced for the sake of future...
07-28-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 458
Posted By gaucho777

Cotter pins are not always interchangeable. ...

Cotter pins are not always interchangeable.

Quoting the esteemed Sheldon Brown: "Replacement cotters that fit well are not always easy to find. There is very limited interchangeability. The...
07-28-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3,593
Views: 315,740
Posted By gaucho777

jbchybridrider Interesting technique. Do you use...

jbchybridrider Interesting technique. Do you use the threads as a visual guide for truing ?

I used a similar setup recently to respace a rear triangle that had been compressed down to 117m from...
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