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08-25-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 652
Posted By ollo_ollo

Here are pics of my 2 SS: 1966 and 1971, got both...

Here are pics of my 2 SS: 1966 and 1971, got both for the 2016 BF $100/100Km Clunker Challenge. 1st is the 66 on July 4th 2016 in full Clunker trim, then the 66 as modified Spring of 2017 after the...
08-15-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 125,011
Posted By ollo_ollo

1988 HK II with VO bar: Just shipped to...

1988 HK II with VO bar: Just shipped to Cantonment Florida (near Pensacola) storage during new home construction. Don...
06-27-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,280
Posted By ollo_ollo

I actually like all your examples, so it would be...

I actually like all your examples, so it would be a hard choice for me. When I got my Expedition, many years ago, thecrankset, and deer head Deore RD were new replacements along with a new Super...
06-25-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,280
Posted By ollo_ollo

Congratulations, appears you got an outstanding...

Congratulations, appears you got an outstanding specimen. From the pictures, yours has a lug set that is both longer and more finely filed than those on my 1984 Expedition. A very elegant look to go...
04-16-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,622
Posted By ollo_ollo

+1 for me, was installing Euro headlights and...

+1 for me, was installing Euro headlights and servicing transmission on my 82 300SD last week. Upon reassembly, discovered I had a missing pan bolt. Spent a few hours crawling around garage with...
03-14-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,420
Posted By ollo_ollo

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$35 as found...
02-17-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,665
Posted By ollo_ollo

This 1987 Specialized Sirrus was painted with a...

This 1987 Specialized Sirrus was painted with a brush.
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02-17-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,665
Posted By ollo_ollo

Here are my 2. These Schwinn Super Course...

Here are my 2. These Schwinn Super Course veterans of the Clunker Challenge were $25 and $50 purchases that made excellent candidates for PIY (Paint It Yourself) once I was free of the $100 limit and...
02-16-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,942
Posted By ollo_ollo

Early, "Rigid" mountain bikes give good bang for...

Early, "Rigid" mountain bikes give good bang for your buck:
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1991 Gary...
01-28-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2,378
Views: 779,254
Posted By ollo_ollo

Current pic of bike in post #14...

Current pic of bike in post #14 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=14) page 1. 1984 Specialized Expedition. Different from 2007 pic: New tires, bar tape/hoods and Green...
12-28-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By ollo_ollo

Have someone look at it, but I have seen Zero...

Have someone look at it, but I have seen Zero evidence of any rust on my small sample of a Grand Jubile Mixte, a Mens Grand Jubile, and a Mens Grand Record and their forks are no "softer" than any of...
12-25-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,544
Posted By ollo_ollo

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Changed Bars/Levers/Cables, added a Titanium Vetta SL Saddle.
12-23-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,161
Posted By ollo_ollo

+1...With bobber & bait, I never caught 2 fish in...

+1...With bobber & bait, I never caught 2 fish in a row on 2 casts soon as line hit the water, but it is a frequent occurrence with flies. Don
12-20-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 313,710
Posted By ollo_ollo

But spent a few months getting ...

But spent a few months getting
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1982 300SD
THIS road worthy again. It had been...
12-20-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 313,710
Posted By ollo_ollo

These, as found: ...

These, as found:
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1991 XO-2...
12-20-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 948
Posted By ollo_ollo

RIP Frank, greatly appreciate all your work. ...

RIP Frank, greatly appreciate all your work. Visiting my wife yesterday, noticed this on a nearby headstone "See you soon" Don
12-06-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 33,168
Posted By ollo_ollo

Posted before, here is my 87? Specialized Sirrus,...

Posted before, here is my 87? Specialized Sirrus, a $25 frame/fork passed on to me from a guy who collects vintage Mountain bikes. Painted with a brush just to see how color combo looked & did a...
11-23-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,091
Posted By ollo_ollo

Well, I'm 79 and hoped to do another decade or so...

Well, I'm 79 and hoped to do another decade or so before hanging up my CV bikes. (I know you're referring to the old bike vs parts dilemma, not the rider, but seems to me easier to keep an old bike...
10-17-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By ollo_ollo

Similar process for me this Summer, but thought...

Similar process for me this Summer, but thought of it as N+1+1, but N+2 says it better. Need to do a "new to me this Summer" post to show them, but they were a: 71 PX10, 90 Trek 520, 87? Ironman...
09-23-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,801
Posted By ollo_ollo

Its not just Portland, all of Oregon has a rich...

Its not just Portland, all of Oregon has a rich vein of C&V. Most recent N+1+1+1 were found in Bend (Trek 520) Hillsboro (Ironman Expert) and Grants Pass (72 Grand Record). Don
09-18-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,745
Posted By ollo_ollo

Congrats! Some bikes are too rare, fancy, or...

Congrats! Some bikes are too rare, fancy, or special in some way to be ridden much. This one just wants to go fast and far. Don
09-17-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,745
Posted By ollo_ollo

These were good bikes. Found one in the Olympia...

These were good bikes. Found one in the Olympia WA Goodwill, dirty with flat tires, so priced like all the other dept store BSO's. But had Chrome moly tubing, axle adj screws and rode nice.

Made...
09-15-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,516
Posted By ollo_ollo

Mark sums it up well. The hotel was a much...

Mark sums it up well. The hotel was a much larger version of my grandmother's big farm town home in the late 1940's. Near the depot, where steam engines stopped to take on water. In those...
09-10-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,516
Posted By ollo_ollo

Ended up with front 30/rear 32. Gave me 25 gear...

Ended up with front 30/rear 32. Gave me 25 gear inches. gets you up the steepest grade, so happy with that. Front brake, not so much. If you hit a hard bump(lots of those on Cino), the little...
09-10-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,516
Posted By ollo_ollo

Here's a couple more. After taking a few pics,...

Here's a couple more. After taking a few pics, appeared camera quit working. Later found getting it in & out of jersey pocket moved a switch over to taking videos(something I didn't know it could...
08-29-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7,461
Views: 1,930,205
Posted By ollo_ollo

Re-posting different pics of my 91 Gary Fisher...

Re-posting different pics of my 91 Gary Fisher Montare & 95 Schwinn Moab Anniversary Edition just to augment those on prior page. Don
08-15-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 85,503
Posted By ollo_ollo

Saw this about 1/2 way between Sublimity and...

Saw this about 1/2 way between Sublimity and Salem Oregon. Driver was trotting the horses around his pasture, but stopped & held them a minute when he saw me get out my camera. Gave me a wave &...
08-10-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,703
Posted By ollo_ollo

Actually have several RAS & one is a 12" Red...

Actually have several RAS & one is a 12" Red Star, Queen of them all! Don
08-01-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,269
Posted By ollo_ollo

Thanks for the memory. West Seattle Library was...

Thanks for the memory. West Seattle Library was a favorite of ours too back in the 60's-70's. Although I often politely thanked the staff for their concern, but yes, Megan is allowed to read any...
02-20-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,426
Posted By ollo_ollo

I'm old, so have had a lot of fine, dog...

I'm old, so have had a lot of fine, dog companions. On topic, there was one, not mine, I met regularly South of Olympia, WA, along the Chehalis Western bike trail. It was out in the country, but...
11-02-18, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By ollo_ollo

Early Super Course models had the ornate, Nervex...

Early Super Course models had the ornate, Nervex lugs like those on this 1969. Exception was 1 year, (1973 I think) when they had Capella lugs like those on Slightspeed's example. Later models had...
10-23-18, 10:54 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 12,642
Posted By ollo_ollo

This is why, more than once, I chose a German...

This is why, more than once, I chose a German luxury car powered by a minimal H.P. (70-120) diesel engine. Problematically, those of the female persuasion responded differently. Liked the styling...
11-03-16, 11:56 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 158,351
Posted By ollo_ollo

Really appreciated & enjoyed all the beautiful...

Really appreciated & enjoyed all the beautiful bikes pictured in this thread. Great variety, yet all get the job done. I was drawn back into bicycle commuting and general cycling by a co-worker who...
12-05-07, 12:50 AM
Replies: 2,739
Views: 647,351
Posted By ollo_ollo

This is the only before & after pics I have. My...

This is the only before & after pics I have. My 1971 Super Course stripped & ready to send for paint and then right after I got it back from Acme.

To bad I didn't do before & after pics on some...
07-10-07, 11:53 PM
Replies: 2,378
Views: 779,254
Posted By ollo_ollo

1984 Specialized Expedition: Brooks B72, milled...

1984 Specialized Expedition:
Brooks B72, milled LaPrade seatpost, Matthaeser brake pads, Specialized embossed Superbe crankset, Soubitez BB generator(custom holdback:)), Specialized branded Nitto...
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