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Forum: Triathlon
04-28-18, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,353
Posted By osmium

Softride question

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Anyone know anything about one of these? What should I look for? It's a barn find....
04-30-16, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By osmium

Thanks, I need to get cranks for it so I'll...

Thanks, I need to get cranks for it so I'll figure out spindle length at that point.
Building it up is the most fun.
04-30-16, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By osmium

84 Centurion Mixte Dix sport question?

Hi all,

Building up a Centurion Sport DLX frame for my wife. Does anybody know what size bottom bracket it takes? I want to put a cartridge one in or do I just take it to the LBS and let them...
02-26-10, 03:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,623
Posted By osmium

I have some pictures up on my website of some of...

I have some pictures up on my website of some of them.

http://www.osmiumtet.com/bicycle.html

If you want to check some of them out.
02-26-10, 02:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,623
Posted By osmium

lol.. okay here's the list 1.1975 Woodrup...

lol.. okay here's the list

1.1975 Woodrup Star Trophy model
2. 1986 Woodrup star trophy model
3. 1986 Woodrup Star trophy model (all campy)
4. 1986 Bob Jackson funny bike
5. Richard Sachs...
02-21-10, 05:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,623
Posted By osmium

May someone own too many bicycles?

Hi all,

I have kind of a silly question. May one own too many bicycles? I have 14 bicycles and all of them have their advantages because they are classic steel bicycles. I've had people say...
Forum: Commuting
06-03-09, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 234,588
Posted By osmium

Had a nice ride this moring. Chatted with a...

Had a nice ride this moring. Chatted with a motorcyclist at a stop light and am really enjoying riding the Bridgestone XO-2 on the somewhat rough streets of Atlanta. Only problem was a Volvo that...
05-24-09, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,964
Posted By osmium

Hi, I had a 1" quill stem that had the hex...

Hi,

I had a 1" quill stem that had the hex bolt stripped and I just went and got a bolt extractor from Sears. It worked great.

Cheers
05-17-09, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By osmium

Here's a photo of it from the evilbay post

Here's a photo of it from the evilbay post
05-16-09, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,555
Posted By osmium

Hi, Does anybody know if the forks are...

Hi,

Does anybody know if the forks are English or Italian threaded?

Cheers,

Roland
05-16-09, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By osmium

Looking for Haral decals

Hi all,

I just purchased a Haral time trial frame. It's been resprayed so I don't know what the original paint scheme was or anthing, but I was wondering if anybody knows where to get Haral...
Forum: Commuting
04-26-09, 07:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 620
Posted By osmium

Thanks for the replies everybody. So, I've...

Thanks for the replies everybody. So, I've gotten out and done the Stone Mt ride on my fixie and also did a ride on the Silver Comet. So far riding around Atl has been okay. I mainly stick to the...
Forum: Commuting
04-11-09, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 620
Posted By osmium

New to Atlanta

Hi All,

I just moved to Atlanta and currently am only doing a commute to Emory University by going down Oakdale Road and am looking for other routes to try to get some longer training rides in. ...
12-24-08, 11:20 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 33,694
Posted By osmium

Richard Sachs time trial bike from the late 80s

Hi,

Here's my recent evilbay purchase. It is a Richard Sachs time trial bicycle from the late 80's.
It's all steel, fillet brazed from the looks of it. The top tube and down tube are...
12-17-08, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By osmium

Trying to find some info on a Stowe Time Trial Bicycle.

Hi all,

Just finished building up the Stowe Time Trial bike I got on evilbay. Have some questions since I can't find much on Robert Stowe besides that he was a frame builder in up state NY and...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-08, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By osmium

Hi all, I know it's been a while but here...

Hi all,

I know it's been a while but here are some pictures of my XO-2 fixed up for commuting.

http://www.osmiumtet.com/bike/bridgestone3.jpg

cheers
08-20-08, 01:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 474
Posted By osmium

Building up a Time Trial Bike.

Hi all,

I'm building up a Stowe time trial bike and I've decided I want to use a pista crank on it with a 9 speed rear derailer so I have a couple of questions. Since I don't want to put a front...
08-12-08, 02:50 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 33,694
Posted By osmium

wow, Dura Ace AX stuff sure would look nice...

wow,

Dura Ace AX stuff sure would look nice on my new old Stowe Time Trial bike. :-P

Yes, I'm drooling....
08-12-08, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5,739
Views: 230,043
Posted By osmium

Okay, Here's what I wasted my money on...

Okay,

Here's what I wasted my money on today. A Stowe Time Trial bicycle.

http://i13.ebayimg.com/06/i/001/04/66/85d4_1.JPG

Roland
Too many bikes... too little time.
08-12-08, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,087
Posted By osmium

Curious about Stowe bicycles

Hi all,

Don't know if this belongs here or not, but I'm trying to find out information about Stowe bicycles since I just became the owner of a Stowe time trial frame (late 80s early 90s era). ...
Forum: Foo
07-03-08, 04:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,017
Posted By osmium

I'm a self admitted ****** when it comes to...

I'm a self admitted ****** when it comes to dealing with women. I blame my "Y" chromosome.
07-03-08, 04:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 287
Posted By osmium

Suggestions on how to make Bob Jackson Funny Bike into a SS

Hi all,

I'm going to be getting this Bob Jackson Funny bike and was thinking of making it into a SS. Problem is it has vertical drop outs on the rear and tolerances between the rear wheel and...
07-02-08, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By osmium

Hi all, I was thinking of putting an 80s...

Hi all,

I was thinking of putting an 80s Roval Aerodynamic spoked wheel on the rear since I have one laying around. Yeah, the front is a 24 incher I think.
07-01-08, 06:48 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 33,694
Posted By osmium

Hi all, I posted this in the Classic/Vintage...

Hi all,

I posted this in the Classic/Vintage as a new thread but it may be suitable here also. This is my new old late 80's Bob Jackson Time Trial bicycle.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-08, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 833
Posted By osmium

Hi, I just went on a cycling cap buying...

Hi,

I just went on a cycling cap buying binge and got some from these places.

http://www.universalcycles.com/

http://www.kucharik.com/

And also bought a cap from Sellwood bicycle repair...
07-01-08, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By osmium

My New Bob Jackson late 80s time trial bike.

Hi all,

Just trying to figure out if anybody has any thoughts on this one. I impulse bought a late 80s Bob Jackson funny bike. Anybody ever ride one of these? It's more of a curiousity bicycle...
06-23-08, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,223
Posted By osmium

I own three Woodrups. It looks like yours is the...

I own three Woodrups. It looks like yours is the tourer model. All of mine are 126mm on the rear and I have a 1975, 1986 and a 1985 if I dated them right. The decals match the 85 and 86 I have. ...
06-14-08, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By osmium

opinion about what to do about my Mercian and my quest for a smaller qill stem.

Hi all,

First off I apologize if I posted to the wrong forum. Here's my dilema. Last year I bought a 1985 Mercian Tourer off a gentleman in Indiana. It was a little too big for me but I figured...
06-11-08, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By osmium

looking for metal crank bolt caps

Hi all,

I have an 80's Ochsner with Gali cranks and am looking for a source to get metal crank bolt covers since somehow I happened to lose one of them. Any suggestions?

Thanks,

Roland
06-01-08, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,677
Posted By osmium

yikes... thanks for the caution cujet. I'm 39...

yikes... thanks for the caution cujet. I'm 39 and a scientist so I tried to read up as much as I could on it. I know can be really really nasty. Really only felt the messed up glands part which...
05-30-08, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,677
Posted By osmium

Hi all, Thanks for the info. Unfortunately...

Hi all,

Thanks for the info. Unfortunately I was symptomatic and had really nasty glands and all so the Dr. ordered me to rest and out of work for a week.

Cheers
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-08, 03:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,428
Posted By osmium

Let's see.. 2 years ago there was the cat...

Let's see..

2 years ago there was the cat that looked over it's shoulder and went "holy crap" and even though I gave it a wide berth the little booger ran out in front of me.

The box turtle...
05-30-08, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,677
Posted By osmium

Have a mononucleosis question

Hi All,

I have been dreadfully behind in starting my training for this season and wanted to start last week and low and behold I was diagnosed with mononucleosis. So, I've rested for a week and...
05-17-08, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By osmium

Hey, I feel you. I just finishted building...

Hey,

I feel you. I just finishted building up a beautiful Basso Gap vintage from 1995? It's Campy 8 speed and has ergos, Mavic Helium wheels, etc... etc.. and it's just sitting there looking at...
04-11-08, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,785
Posted By osmium

Hey all, It was a 92-94 vintage chorus hub...

Hey all,

It was a 92-94 vintage chorus hub that I acquired used. Just one of those things that happens. Basically I needed a new axle, a freehub cone, bearings, and the freehub cup was pitted....
04-10-08, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,785
Posted By osmium

Okay, It's official. My campy 8 speed rear...

Okay,

It's official. My campy 8 speed rear wheel is dead. :-( Seems pitting occurred to the cup that has the bearings around the freehub. So now I have a set of Mavic Heliums on it that I...
Forum: Foo
04-05-08, 07:38 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,698
Posted By osmium

Oops, I forgot to mention today that a buddy of...

Oops, I forgot to mention today that a buddy of mine scored a Nordi-Track for me.

cheers Roland
Forum: Foo
04-05-08, 07:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,698
Posted By osmium

Hi, When I was in PA I scored a Raleign USA...

Hi,

When I was in PA I scored a Raleign USA M-50 Sport mountain-sport next to the dumpster. I took it all the way apart to see if anything major was wrong with it. The answer was no (inside of...
Forum: Touring
03-30-08, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,476
Posted By osmium

Hi, Glad you like it. I need to check the...

Hi,
Glad you like it. I need to check the gearing on my Bridgestone X0-2 and see what it is. Pretty much still the original like the day I bought it. I'm getting it ready for commuting. Out of...
03-29-08, 10:51 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,251
Posted By osmium

Hey, Thought about getting a Madison to keep...

Hey,

Thought about getting a Madison to keep my 2004 Bianchi Pista company, but can't really get into the straight bladed fork thing. Guess I am old fashioned. I like my rake on the blades. The...
03-29-08, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,785
Posted By osmium

Campy Chorus 8 speed hub woes

Hi all,

Was in the process of building a Basso Gap road frame and got some bad news. It appears the Campy chorus hub body on my 8 speed rear wheel wants to try and seize.(LBS said it wants to run...
Forum: Foo
03-28-08, 03:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,111
Posted By osmium

Firefox on OS 10.3.9 or Safari depending on what...

Firefox on OS 10.3.9 or Safari depending on what I opened.
Forum: Commuting
03-28-08, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By osmium

Fixing my X0-2 up for commuting again

Hi all,

Just a general note. I am fixing up my 92 Bridgestone X0-2 as a commuter again. In all honesty it is still yr 92 vintage stock except for a new set of Richtey road slicks and a new seat....
03-28-08, 10:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,142
Posted By osmium

Hi all, I also have a 92 X0-2. Nice dark...

Hi all,

I also have a 92 X0-2. Nice dark green color and used it as a commuter during my Master's degree days. It actually was the first bicycle I bought. I believe the differences between the...
03-24-08, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By osmium

Hi all, I picked up vintage old new stock...

Hi all,

I picked up vintage old new stock stuff at Alan's Bicycles when I was in Pennsylvania. He also sold some used stuff. Small selection but very nice.

Roland
03-19-08, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By osmium

Ochsner

Mine is a Blue paint Columbus Aelle tubing variety I believe.(no tubing sticker on it, but it is painted blue).

Cheers,

Roland
03-19-08, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By osmium

Hi, Mine is a 26.6 if I remeber correctly. ...

Hi,

Mine is a 26.6 if I remeber correctly. Hope this helps.

Roland
03-19-08, 12:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 850
Posted By osmium

Dating a Basso Gap frame

Hi all,

It was suggested I should post this here. So I thought I'd give it a try. It's a Basso Gap frame and I think it dates from the 90s but am not sure. Just curious about the fork on it...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-08, 12:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By osmium

Gap frame

Hi,

Here are some pictures. The tubing is 25 Chromo4sx. Any thoughts anyone?

Roland
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-08, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By osmium

Question about Basso Gap frames

Hi all,

Have a quick question. I have a Basso Gap road frame. I am assume it is a mid 90s model. It is a lugged frame with custom slx tubing (I think. I don't have it in front of me right now)....
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