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04-10-21, 06:00 PM
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Posted By SurferRosa

Here's how you get a free Suntour Cyclone first...

Here's how you get a free Suntour Cyclone first Gen rear derailleur ... given you can flip a $150 bike.

https://images.craigslist.org/00J0J_lehsb2HaV63z_0eF099_1200x900.jpg...
04-09-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 257
Posted By SurferRosa

Those Bulgier catalogs are for American market...

Those Bulgier catalogs are for American market Motos imported by Ben Lawee.
04-09-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 675
Posted By SurferRosa

That's a lot of tubes. I don't carry any,...

That's a lot of tubes.

I don't carry any, just a patch kit.
04-08-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 241,914
Posted By SurferRosa

Joey Santiago rocking the Pixies jersey. :thumb:...

Joey Santiago rocking the Pixies jersey. :thumb:

https://i.imgur.com/9jN1Dw3.jpg
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04-08-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 938
Posted By SurferRosa

I'm sensing sticky potential in 50+. And,...

I'm sensing sticky potential in 50+.

And, since 50 is the new 40, shouldn't 50+ now be 60+?
04-08-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 61,058
Views: 9,129,307
Posted By SurferRosa

Lock ring doesn't seem to have a lot of purchase...

Lock ring doesn't seem to have a lot of purchase on the adjustable cup. Maybe the spindle's in backwards or it's the wrong spindle.
04-08-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By SurferRosa

Great photography, but, jeez, what a lot of work....

Great photography, but, jeez, what a lot of work. I'd assume that takes up a huge chunk of his time. And is he packing a tripod?
04-08-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 483
Posted By SurferRosa

Polish it to a mirror finish.

Polish it to a mirror finish.
04-08-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,549
Posted By SurferRosa

I believe cross-posting is frowned upon here. ...

I believe cross-posting is frowned upon here.

https://www.bikeforums.net/fitting-your-bike/1226669-moistures-not-so-unique-frame-fit.html
04-08-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By SurferRosa

New digital calipers on eBay are like $4.

New digital calipers on eBay are like $4.
Replies: 15
Views: 342
Posted By SurferRosa

If you don't have a road bike, and you're looking...

If you don't have a road bike, and you're looking for one to ride frequently, I would hold out for a nicer example, like a 1984 Super LeTour, which, I think, blows this one away in terms of...
04-07-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 61,058
Views: 9,129,307
Posted By SurferRosa

$300 531 Roberts 650b conversion ...

$300 531 Roberts 650b conversion
https://images.craigslist.org/00k0k_kLurhXCJ4mBz_0jm0ew_1200x900.jpg
https://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/bik/d/tacoma-1975-charlie-roberts-650b-gravel/7301711382.html
04-07-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 473
Posted By SurferRosa

The Gospel according to The Cyclist of Nazareth. ...

The Gospel according to The Cyclist of Nazareth. Amen.
04-06-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 765
Posted By SurferRosa

I enjoy the ones when I'm standing in line at the...

I enjoy the ones when I'm standing in line at the grocery, behind the lady, with her kid staring at me. She looks at the kid and then back at me, then clutches her kid tightly. Yeah, I'm going to...
Replies: 32
Views: 625
Posted By SurferRosa

Unless the rims are pristine, I would dismantle....

Unless the rims are pristine, I would dismantle. I really enjoy overhauling and polishing hubs, an activity made so much easier when they're are not built up.

I sold a set of high flange Record...
04-05-21, 12:34 AM
Replies: 16,984
Views: 1,810,354
Posted By SurferRosa

for you Seattle/PNW folks ... ...

for you Seattle/PNW folks ...

https://i.imgur.com/GIe4a71.png

Both Friday and Sunday, I had to go from point A to point B. Friday, I rode to UW, hopped on the light rail (shown with the red...
04-03-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By SurferRosa

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https://waterfordbikes.com/SchwinnCat/flschwinn_1981_1990/1990_MTB_Road_Cat_33.jpg
04-03-21, 12:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By SurferRosa

Hits home with me. I did a very dumb thing...

Hits home with me. I did a very dumb thing earlier this evening. Ran out of light and was waiting for the train in a super sketchy part of town, alone with my Bertoni. Was accosted by two ... men. ...
04-02-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By SurferRosa

Yes. Bar tape is a consumable. It shouldn't...

Yes.

Bar tape is a consumable. It shouldn't be left on bars for that long. Even though they're aluminum, bars do corrode. Many mechanics are very serious about this topic. Plus, foam is just...
04-02-21, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16,984
Views: 1,810,354
Posted By SurferRosa

Cedar River Trail, down in Wildwood's part of...

Cedar River Trail, down in Wildwood's part of the country (I think).

https://i.imgur.com/WhutgRL.jpg
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This was on the way home, before I caught the light rail as I was running out of light....
04-02-21, 01:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By SurferRosa

Wish you could be more specific about the kind of...

Wish you could be more specific about the kind of shifters you're wanting to use and their location on the bike. Are you trying to go to an indexed setup?
04-02-21, 01:05 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,719
Posted By SurferRosa

This doesn't make any sense.

This doesn't make any sense.
04-02-21, 12:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 474
Posted By SurferRosa

^ Just because they're marketing folks, doesn't...

^ Just because they're marketing folks, doesn't mean they know everything about the product they're selling. Bike setup in vintage catalogs is often kludged.
04-01-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 849
Posted By SurferRosa

He probably started a thread in the General...

He probably started a thread in the General subforum, which should be retitled to Clownville.
04-01-21, 12:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 849
Posted By SurferRosa

Who ever it is, they obviously have guests that...

Who ever it is, they obviously have guests that are throwing stuff in the toilet that shouldn't be thrown in there. Otherwise there wouldn't be a need for that sign, which I think includes two...
04-01-21, 12:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 849
Posted By SurferRosa

Uh ... Um ...

Uh ...



Um ...
04-01-21, 12:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 474
Posted By SurferRosa

^ Rear derailleur cage looks a little wack in...

^ Rear derailleur cage looks a little wack in that top photo of post 15. Is that the cage limit where it's hitting the stop pin/grub screw? In other words, why isn't it keeping better tension on the...
03-31-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 61,058
Views: 9,129,307
Posted By SurferRosa

Thanks. I didn't see that nds photo he added...

Thanks. I didn't see that nds photo he added later. He replied that much of the decal is missing, but he can clearly see an "X" remaining. So, I would assume that's SLX. :thumb:
03-31-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By SurferRosa

I guess they could get bent in a crash. But...

I guess they could get bent in a crash. But usually in a crash, you just see "rash" on the lever, which can be minimized through polishing using a file and sandpaper.

The key thing here is to...
03-31-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 474
Posted By SurferRosa

Sorry, should have clarified that. Yes, that's...

Sorry, should have clarified that. Yes, that's right. Only one is 13-25t, the rest are 14-28t. I seldom ever use the 28t. But, when I have to, they all work reasonably well. If I ever have a problem...
03-31-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 61,058
Views: 9,129,307
Posted By SurferRosa

Seller said he didn't know the tubeset, but...

Seller said he didn't know the tubeset, but thought it might be SLX. Any ideas?
03-31-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 474
Posted By SurferRosa

Biggest issue with my bikes -- and they all have...

Biggest issue with my bikes -- and they all have some form of Campy short cage derailleur on them -- is the jockey wheel spacing to the big cog. I just have to make sure that the chain is short...
03-31-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 474
Posted By SurferRosa

That's not how I do it, but everybody has their...

That's not how I do it, but everybody has their way, I guess. I don't really care what the length is in small/small nor big/big.
03-31-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 474
Posted By SurferRosa

But who rides in those?

But who rides in those?
03-31-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,115
Posted By SurferRosa

​​​​​​.https://i.pinimg.com/736x/00/d4/1e/00d41ea8...

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03-31-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By SurferRosa

If it's a matching wheel to the front (both hub...

If it's a matching wheel to the front (both hub and rim), then it's very much worth correcting. And if three spokes currently need to be loose for it to be basically true, then the rim is probably...
03-31-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By SurferRosa

This bike is one of the lowest rung mid-level...

This bike is one of the lowest rung mid-level bikes that Fuji offered that year. Personally, I wouldn't restore it. Instead, I would refurbish it. This means giving it a full overhaul and doing some...
03-30-21, 11:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 849
Posted By SurferRosa

Best use of a Raleigh I've seen.

Best use of a Raleigh I've seen.
03-30-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 16,984
Views: 1,810,354
Posted By SurferRosa

Since I keep going to the same ole places, maybe...

Since I keep going to the same ole places, maybe I should start a thread, "what did you ride today?" Today, it was the '72 Torpado.

https://i.imgur.com/H0pgseH.jpg
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03-30-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,407
Posted By SurferRosa

Now that I think about it, maybe one of those...

Now that I think about it, maybe one of those Australian clown horns you can hear from 200 meters is the way to go. Everybody's heard somebody scream an obscenity at him. But who wants to be on the...
03-30-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 881
Posted By SurferRosa

A clown horn you can hear from 200 meters is a...

A clown horn you can hear from 200 meters is a pretty loud clown horn. Are these the kind of clown horns that real clowns use? I don't see how such a horn could be safe at children's parties. But I...
03-30-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 847
Posted By SurferRosa

If I don't have to stop, I don't have to unclip. ...

If I don't have to stop, I don't have to unclip. If I don't have to unclip, I don't have to clip. If I don't have to clip, I can just roll on through, focus on riding and not chance a fall. So,...
03-30-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 985
Posted By SurferRosa

Yeah, but where you gonna put him? My hall...

Yeah, but where you gonna put him? My hall closet's full. And am I supposed to feed him too? Jail food is the absolute worst on the planet, and I don't even know where to buy it. I think pet food is...
03-29-21, 11:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,138
Posted By SurferRosa

Modern consumers do not value classic beauty. :p

Modern consumers do not value classic beauty. :p
03-29-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 61,058
Views: 9,129,307
Posted By SurferRosa

$500 56cm Rossin (in Oly) ...

$500 56cm Rossin (in Oly)
https://images.craigslist.org/00909_cyq19Ogdry2z_0CI0hr_1200x900.jpg
https://seattle.craigslist.org/oly/bik/d/olympia-bicycle-rossin-56-cm/7298468623.html
03-29-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 20,234
Views: 3,389,428
Posted By SurferRosa

:lol: Maybe raise the seatpost? "Built this...

:lol: Maybe raise the seatpost?

"Built this vintage Raleigh with the intention of riding it to work. I’ve since come to realize it’s a bit too small for me (5’11). It’s a 57cm frame I believe... I...
03-29-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 61,058
Views: 9,129,307
Posted By SurferRosa

^ Columbus Trek! Worth it for the frame...

^ Columbus Trek!

Worth it for the frame alone. :thumb:
03-29-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By SurferRosa

I will guess 28mm Gatorskins feel less forgiving...

I will guess 28mm Gatorskins feel less forgiving than 23mm Paselas.
03-29-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 621
Posted By SurferRosa

"Say hello to my little frien'!"

"Say hello to my little frien'!"
03-28-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,732
Posted By SurferRosa

Not in the grand scheme of things. :twitchy:

Not in the grand scheme of things.

:twitchy:
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