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04-12-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By 3alarmer

. ...they make something called "aircraft...

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...they make something called "aircraft stripper". It's pretty heavy duty and there's probably an increase in toxicity.

FWIW, on a bike like that, I would just stop, rinse off all the...
Forum: Foo
04-11-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...in his role as the Director of the Flat...

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...in his role as the Director of the Flat Earth Society, he is always on the lookout for Universal Truths. He recently popularized the Cow Pie Model of the Universe, in a compelling presentation...
04-11-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,078
Posted By 3alarmer

...that deep gloss shine on automotive paint jobs...

...that deep gloss shine on automotive paint jobs is (almost always) the result of a very thickly applied (just short of running) clear 2 part urethane top coat. Getting it on there as the final...
04-11-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,078
Posted By 3alarmer

...one can of SprayMax 2K Clear Glamour will...

...one can of SprayMax 2K Clear Glamour will nicely cover one bicycle frame and fork. It's the one good reason for using the stuff, even if you have access to your own small spray rig. The epoxy 2...
Forum: Foo
04-11-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...still insisting he wears pants, when it's...

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...still insisting he wears pants, when it's clear he gave them up long ago.
Forum: Foo
04-11-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...facing some very embarrassing questions...

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...facing some very embarrassing questions from attorneys in the Flat Earth Society bankruptcy proceedings. As the Director, he's finding it difficult to justify charging the cost of a round the...
Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

... ....was briefly involved with Matt Gaetz'...

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....was briefly involved with Matt Gaetz' fiancee, Ginger. Back then, she went by , "just Gin".
Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...thinks sloe gin has something to do with...

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...thinks sloe gin has something to do with inbreeding.
Forum: Foo
04-09-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...he'll be here all week. Remember to tip...

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...he'll be here all week. Remember to tip your waiter.
Forum: Foo
04-09-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...his gal's a corker. She's a new Yorker. He...

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...his gal's a corker. She's a new Yorker. He buys her everything to keep her in style.
04-08-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By 3alarmer

...+1. The process, once you have done it once or...

...+1. The process, once you have done it once or twice, is trivial. You're going slightly larger, so there's no need for helicoils.
I have probably done over a hundred of these conversions. For...
04-08-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 432
Posted By 3alarmer

...the only thing you can determine from riding...

...the only thing you can determine from riding no hands is that if it does not happen, with your weight centered on the saddle, either the wheels are out of alignment (for any one of multiple...
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By 3alarmer

... ...translated into English, that says...

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...translated into English, that says "built in the racing department". I think that covers a multitude of models from Bianchi, not all of them chromed or pantographed.
Forum: Foo
04-08-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...still thinks that the Martha Stewart,...

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...still thinks that the Martha Stewart, Stephen King affair was "secret". Like you could keep that a secret back then.:rolleyes:
Forum: Foo
04-08-21, 12:12 AM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...still working on that username change. In...

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...still working on that username change. In a story straight out of Kafka, all his paperwork that was submitted to the forum admins got lost, and now he has to fill it all out again, in...
Replies: 33
Views: 691
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I checked ebay, and it turns out they have...

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...I checked ebay, and it turns out they have a much better search engine for spokes, where you can specify length, and get comparison pricing. Better system. I vaguely recall discovering this the...
Replies: 33
Views: 691
Posted By 3alarmer

...check Amazon. Multiple vendors in that price...

...check Amazon. Multiple vendors in that price range for a box of 100 DT's, (may or may not include nipples.) What's weird about Amazon for spokes is that certain vendors will list certain...
Replies: 21
Views: 607
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...don't waste your time. Life is short.

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...don't waste your time. Life is short.
04-06-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 389
Posted By 3alarmer

CINELLI Timeline...

CINELLI Timeline (http://www.velo-retro.com/cinellitline.html)

Cinelli Components history (with photos)
... (http://www.classicrendezvous.com/Italy/Cinelli/Cinelli_parts.htm)
I honestly have no...
Replies: 33
Views: 691
Posted By 3alarmer

... first, even with spokes retailing at $1 per...

... first, even with spokes retailing at $1 per spoke, I've never, ever paid more than around 40 or 50 bucks per hundred. And that's for DT's.

With regard to wasting things, perhaps I'm in a...
Replies: 33
Views: 691
Posted By 3alarmer

....at the risk of sounding stupid, why ? What's...

....at the risk of sounding stupid, why ? What's the rationale ? I've been cutting out hubs from wheels that no longer work, and rebuilding them for at lest 25 years now, and have never had some sort...
04-04-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I have done this conversion a couple of...

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...I have done this conversion a couple of times, and I have no idea whether a DA 7400spindle will work for this. Nor do I know where you would buy an old DA 7400 loose ball spindle nowadays. I...
04-04-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,017
Posted By 3alarmer

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/501x357/tumblr_msjcepfohx1shvgtxo1_1280_5aa70ad4c3f118af3cc6a3a9d70675893bd17507.gif
04-04-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,017
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...subscribing. :popcorn

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...subscribing. :popcorn
Forum: Foo
04-04-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...always consults the Magic 8 Ball before he...

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...always consults the Magic 8 Ball before he sits down for a poop.
Forum: Foo
04-04-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...doesn't care if his "crossing stream" is a...

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...doesn't care if his "crossing stream" is a "little weak". What he really doesn't like is the colostomy bag.
Forum: Foo
04-04-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...genuinely enjoys hearing "Up from the...

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...genuinely enjoys hearing "Up from the Grave He Arose" every Easter morning for forever. And it is every bit as much fun hearing it in church now, as it was at the Easter Sunrise services, back...
Forum: Foo
04-03-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...always and invariably, he checks the...

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...always and invariably, he checks the results of a tea leaf reading, with a quick question or two to his Magic 8 Ball. You can't be too careful when it comes to the future.
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...the Suntour 6 "Ultra" freewheel that is...

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...the Suntour 6 "Ultra" freewheel that is spaced narrow enough to fit in the same spot as a 5 cog (thus 120mm rear D/O spacing), is much harder to find used, and thus often ridiculously...
Forum: Foo
04-03-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...it's been a while, so he's hoping for an...

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...it's been a while, so he's hoping for an insurrection this Easter. Meanwhile, he continues to Google search for pornographic diorama Easter eggs.

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Forum: Foo
04-02-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...he's the genius behind the "Peeps !...

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...he's the genius behind the "Peeps ! Breakfast of Champions !" ad campaign, currently the subject of a lawsuit.
Forum: Foo
04-01-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...he's not looking for a great Friday...

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...he's not looking for a great Friday tomorrow. A good Friday would be adequate for him.
Forum: Foo
04-01-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 503
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...that stretch of the PCH on your map is...

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...that stretch of the PCH on your map is beautiful. If there's a problem with it, it is that people on bicycles get killed and injured there. So I won't ride a bike on it personally. But I am...
Forum: Foo
04-01-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...he does an impression of a dumb Swede,...

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...he does an impression of a dumb Swede, just off the boat, every year at the Sons of Norway dinner. Everyone laughs uproariously at all the yokes. He always saves the one about the Swedish...
Forum: Foo
04-01-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...he's looking forward to Easter, because he...

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...he's looking forward to Easter, because he gave up lying for Lent this year.
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By 3alarmer

Dedicated thread on the CABE

Pierce Bicycle serial numbers (https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/pierce-bicycle-serial-numbers.71746/)
03-31-21, 11:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 421
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...people here have chastised me for...

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...people here have chastised me for suggesting this, previously. But in the situation you describe, I would just do a destructive removal of that freewheel, toss the parts, and move on with...
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...this is old enough that you might also try...

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...this is old enough that you might also try the CABE forum for information. Never mind, I see you already started a thread there....
Forum: Foo
03-30-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...he's lying again.

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...he's lying again.
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I bought a frame and fork only, size...

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...I bought a frame and fork only, size 59cm, that had fresh Imron paint in red, but no stickers or other identifying decals, from an ex racer here about 10 years ago, for $550. It had been...
Forum: Foo
03-30-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ....waaay back in his closet, where it's...

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....waaay back in his closet, where it's dark, he still has a pair of polyester bell bottoms and a faux satin shirt made from miracle space age fabric with flared lace cuffs and puffy sleeves....
Forum: Foo
03-30-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...he had a fever on Saturday night, which...

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...he had a fever on Saturday night, which was worrisome, given this pandemic. Fortunately it turned out to be nothing, and has resolved.
Forum: Foo
03-30-21, 03:54 AM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...well, you can tell by the way he use his...

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...well, you can tell by the way he use his walk, he's a woman's man, no time to talk.
Replies: 25
Views: 673
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...the one with the Aztec lugs is the UO-8...

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...the one with the Aztec lugs is the UO-8 they're talking about. They were the affordable 10 speed bike in the 70's, so a lot of them got sold here in America. They served, for many of us, as...
Forum: Foo
03-29-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...he was one of the village People in the...

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...he was one of the village People in the late 70's, when they were really hot. Now, he lives in "The Village", a planned retirement community. Sometimes, on Saturday nights at the recreation...
Forum: Foo
03-29-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...he has spent his entire life trying,...

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...he has spent his entire life trying, unsuccessfully, to convince himself that more is not always better.
Forum: Foo
03-28-21, 11:32 PM
Replies: 16,187
Views: 905,765
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...with his garage band, "Roundy Pounder and...

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...with his garage band, "Roundy Pounder and the Square Pegs", needing the '67 Ford Econoline van for hauling all their equipment to gigs. like the one they just played Saturday night at Leisure...
Replies: 25
Views: 673
Posted By 3alarmer

...older Peugeots are one of the more difficult...

...older Peugeots are one of the more difficult bicycles to ID, that get often asked about here.
I am not very good at it, personally. It's easier if you have all the original frame tubing stickers...
Replies: 25
Views: 673
Posted By 3alarmer

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Fork crown from a Prugnat lugged PX-10 (70's)...
03-28-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,643
Posted By 3alarmer

...I warned you about Di2, but would you listen ?

...I warned you about Di2, but would you listen ?
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