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10-25-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 578
Posted By Drillium Dude

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DD
10-18-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,342
Posted By Drillium Dude

This is one of my favorite threads, but it needs...

This is one of my favorite threads, but it needs more contributions!

Iron Horse Trail, WA:
...
10-17-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16,244
Views: 1,691,297
Posted By Drillium Dude

Up to the Snoqualmie Tunnel via Iron Horse Trail...

Up to the Snoqualmie Tunnel via Iron Horse Trail with Jacob today. Was hoping a couple other BF members could go, but alas that was not to be the case. One in particular I really felt sorry for after...
10-17-20, 04:29 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,158
Posted By Drillium Dude

Thanks. I'm gonna see if I can't find these...

Thanks. I'm gonna see if I can't find these materials and DIY on an old pair of Dettos :)

DD
10-16-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,158
Posted By Drillium Dude

What? Threads like this always confuse me. I...

What?

Threads like this always confuse me. I don't even understand the question :)

DD
10-11-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By Drillium Dude

For one year, around 78-79, the bolts were made...

For one year, around 78-79, the bolts were made out of alloy as a result of Ti scarcity out of the USSR. Note the back of the top bolt - not hollow like the Ti versions.

This variant is rather...
10-04-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 893
Posted By Drillium Dude

I'd say this photo suggests the frame has been...

I'd say this photo suggests the frame has been repainted at some point; it appears it was originally orange.

Interesting frame with some interesting details and decent quality. I bet if it's...
10-02-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2,264
Views: 218,193
Posted By Drillium Dude

Sacha stretching her legs outside Ely, Nevada: ...

Sacha stretching her legs outside Ely, Nevada:

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DD
09-30-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 448
Posted By Drillium Dude

The BB axle in the group photo, just above the...

The BB axle in the group photo, just above the non-drive crankarm, is the second version of Campagnolo's titanium offering. The original used typical threaded bolts, but this version is externally...
09-29-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 16,244
Views: 1,691,297
Posted By Drillium Dude

Only got half my miles today - and had to be...

Only got half my miles today - and had to be rescued, too. Got two flats within a mile of one another. Both were tiny goathead thorn bits, on a different section of bike trail than I've been keeping...
09-28-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,998
Posted By Drillium Dude

Flite carbon saddle: ...

Flite carbon saddle:

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DD
09-28-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 16,244
Views: 1,691,297
Posted By Drillium Dude

I'm in Peoria, Arizona - but only for a few more...

I'm in Peoria, Arizona - but only for a few more days before I head back home.

DD
09-27-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16,244
Views: 1,691,297
Posted By Drillium Dude

Been using a Camelbak the past couple of rides...

Been using a Camelbak the past couple of rides and appreciate the extra volume of not only water but also storage space. I'll most likely begin pressing this into service on my longer rides once I...
09-27-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 33,736
Posted By Drillium Dude

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DD
09-27-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,118
Posted By Drillium Dude

August 2018: ...

August 2018:

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A little patina begins to show in December...
09-26-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 500
Posted By Drillium Dude

This guy has some vintage-ish looking Michelins...

This guy has some vintage-ish looking Michelins in the FSOT thread: Trio of Michelin Pro 4 Service Course tires :D...
09-25-20, 11:17 PM
Replies: 16,244
Views: 1,691,297
Posted By Drillium Dude

40 miles on road and trail; no flats today -...

40 miles on road and trail; no flats today - hooray! This is what I've been putting my miles on:
...
09-23-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16,244
Views: 1,691,297
Posted By Drillium Dude

Another 30 miles out 'n back on the New River...

Another 30 miles out 'n back on the New River Trail. Booted cut on front tire finally gave way about 4 miles into the return leg, but the air pressure equalized and didn't flat completely, so I...
09-23-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2,264
Views: 218,193
Posted By Drillium Dude

"I'm a guarrrrrrrrd!" ...

"I'm a guarrrrrrrrd!"

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DD
09-22-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,920
Posted By Drillium Dude

Barelli Supremes with stainless steel platforms....

Barelli Supremes with stainless steel platforms. Although they supposedly have questionable reliability, so far I've had no issues. The best thing is that a quick polish with 000 brass or steel wool...
09-21-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,073
Posted By Drillium Dude

I'm local, have a concrete floor in my large work...

I'm local, have a concrete floor in my large work area and possess skills/tools/experience. Hit me up via PM if you need maintenance assist :)

DD
09-20-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,708
Posted By Drillium Dude

Agreed 100%. While the modern-day...

Agreed 100%. While the modern-day reinterpretation of the vintage concept is interesting, in this case the execution - particularly at this price point - is laughable. This thing just doesn't hit my...
09-16-20, 02:49 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,708
Posted By Drillium Dude

An honest comparison of old against new...

An honest comparison of old against new (frame/fork only):

TI-Raleigh 40th Anniversary Reynolds 753 Frameset

DD
09-16-20, 12:30 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,708
Posted By Drillium Dude

$3222.42 for that? Lol. These...

$3222.42 for that? Lol.

These retro-flashback rigs are a joke. For that kind of money, I am not impressed with a spec sheet which includes "Retro style 50/39T chainset" or "Classic aero post"....
09-09-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 16,244
Views: 1,691,297
Posted By Drillium Dude

It seems I left the PNW at just the right time....

It seems I left the PNW at just the right time. It may be hot down here in AZ, but I'm not missing the smoke from the wildfires.

Anyway, after a flat and rescue on my first ride I finally got in...
09-04-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2,264
Views: 218,193
Posted By Drillium Dude

Sacha taking in the view somewhere in Idaho: ...

Sacha taking in the view somewhere in Idaho:

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DD
09-02-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 643
Posted By Drillium Dude

Dennis' business is Bike Valet and his contact...

Dennis' business is Bike Valet and his contact info is: dennis@bikevaletaz.com - 928-853-9027. Shoot him a text - that's his preferred method of establishing communication.

DD
09-01-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 643
Posted By Drillium Dude

Arizona Riding

Any local C&V peeps up for some riding in the next 4 weeks? I'm in town visiting family, just had my 2002 Davidson "zero bike" tuned up locally and am ready to hit the roads/paths.

I am in Peoria,...
Replies: 42
Views: 1,382
Posted By Drillium Dude

Doubtful this is really a DeRosa. Are there any...

Doubtful this is really a DeRosa. Are there any DeRosa pantographings or engravings in the fork crown or the top eyes of the seatstays? Any heart-shaped cutouts or engravings? If you could provide...
08-29-20, 12:43 AM
Replies: 58,626
Views: 8,592,849
Posted By Drillium Dude

Sorry - been incommunicado for a few days as I...

Sorry - been incommunicado for a few days as I was driving to Phoenix for an extended stay. Frame looks like an early 80s Super.

DD
08-25-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16,244
Views: 1,691,297
Posted By Drillium Dude

I like it - giving me some ideas... DD

I like it - giving me some ideas...

DD
08-24-20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,950
Posted By Drillium Dude

Whew! We can still be friends :) DD

Whew! We can still be friends :)

DD
08-24-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,950
Posted By Drillium Dude

Provided a place to rest your feet? :D ...

Provided a place to rest your feet?

:D

DD
08-24-20, 11:31 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,950
Posted By Drillium Dude

Best. Derailleurs. Evah :) ...

Best. Derailleurs. Evah :)

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08-23-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By Drillium Dude

Ironically, I got the pair of derailleurs for $50...

Ironically, I got the pair of derailleurs for $50 from a BF member off the FSOT thread. They were both won by the same individual on Ebay, so again they sold as a pair for $50!

Weird, huh?

DD
08-23-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By Drillium Dude

Interesting. I listed the Suntour stuff from the...

Interesting. I listed the Suntour stuff from the Casati last week on Ebay. Final prices looked like this:

Cyclone RD: $30
Cyclone FD: $20
Superbe 4000 brake calipers: $44
Superbe NJS track...
08-21-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,725
Posted By Drillium Dude

I'll say it: Campy Deltas. Don't believe the hype...

I'll say it: Campy Deltas. Don't believe the hype :)

DD
08-18-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 58,626
Views: 8,592,849
Posted By Drillium Dude

So, who snagged the 1977 California Masi...

So, who snagged the 1977 California Masi (black/chrome fork crown/1010 dropouts) that was listed on Seattle CL for $1000?

It's gone now, and I wanted to share it here a couple days ago but was...
08-17-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 46,498
Posted By Drillium Dude

I completely agree: ...

I completely agree:

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DD
08-14-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 46,498
Posted By Drillium Dude

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DD
08-14-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 16,244
Views: 1,691,297
Posted By Drillium Dude

Took the Burke Gilman trail south to Seattle and...

Took the Burke Gilman trail south to Seattle and spent a good hour visiting the Union Bay Natural Area:
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08-13-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16,244
Views: 1,691,297
Posted By Drillium Dude

Nice day for a jaunt around Lake Sammamish on the...

Nice day for a jaunt around Lake Sammamish on the Bianchi. I took these two pics on the SRT on the final bit of the return leg.
...
08-09-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,448
Posted By Drillium Dude

They look super cool attached to one of these: ...

They look super cool attached to one of these:

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The...
08-08-20, 12:58 AM
Replies: 16,244
Views: 1,691,297
Posted By Drillium Dude

I rode my red bike in the PNW today, too. Just a...

I rode my red bike in the PNW today, too. Just a fast 25 miles on my normal out n' back route. Forgot my camera, but that's what Flickr is for:
...
08-08-20, 12:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,331
Posted By Drillium Dude

You must mean that gaspleen or whatever it is; I...

You must mean that gaspleen or whatever it is; I remember the last time I fell for a "will change everything" claim was in the run-up to the introduction of the Segway scooter. Never again will I...
08-07-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,331
Posted By Drillium Dude

I ride with a Nada - light as hell and best...

I ride with a Nada - light as hell and best ventilation ever :D

DD
08-05-20, 02:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By Drillium Dude

Looks like a Nitto stem to me. Brake pads appear...

Looks like a Nitto stem to me. Brake pads appear to be Shimano. I see Campy, too. Seems the seller was spot-on :)

Probably 83/84 Nuovo Mexico. Later version, because it appears yours has the fork...
Replies: 31
Views: 1,541
Posted By Drillium Dude

I think $1200 is reaching, but mainly because of...

I think $1200 is reaching, but mainly because of the condition of some of the components or their hardware. Cleaned up? Could fetch a grand - but it is on the small size, so...you never know.

OP:...
08-04-20, 03:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,649
Posted By Drillium Dude

Good enough for somebody's Cino 2014 rig: ...

Good enough for somebody's Cino 2014 rig:

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DD
08-01-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,008
Posted By Drillium Dude

Pretty sure the cages on SL/SR pedals are Dural....

Pretty sure the cages on SL/SR pedals are Dural. I've drilled into a few pairs and that stuff is tough! First, the anodizing - much thicker than any other on similar pedals (black anodizing from both...
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