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04-11-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17,001
Views: 1,812,167
Posted By obrentharris

SurferRosa that Bertoni is beautiful! Brent

SurferRosa that Bertoni is beautiful!
Brent
04-07-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17,001
Views: 1,812,167
Posted By obrentharris

I rode the DiNucci today for 48 miles and 3,600'...

I rode the DiNucci today for 48 miles and 3,600' of climbing in the ranch lands of Marin and Sonoma Counties. Our hills are starting their slow change from green to brown and the California Poppies...
04-06-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,201
Posted By obrentharris

Not vintage, but hopefully classic. Since I was...

Not vintage, but hopefully classic.
Since I was self employed no one else was going to buy me a retirement watch so I bought this one 7 years ago when I retired. I've worn it every day since. It has...
04-05-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 73,717
Posted By obrentharris

I still own a couple Bicycle Research cone...

I still own a couple Bicycle Research cone wrenches and freewheel tools. They made a lot of good quality tools. I knew Bob Force, Don's silent partner, who told me that when cartridge bearing hubs,...
03-31-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 23,909
Posted By obrentharris

browngw you did a fabulous job on the Royal Nord!...

browngw you did a fabulous job on the Royal Nord! A bike that is deserving of all the hours I'm sure you put into it.
Brent
03-30-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 723
Posted By obrentharris

My Olmo will be happy to model a seat bag for us:...

My Olmo will be happy to model a seat bag for us:

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-RmrJ7Tn/0/626402dd/XL/IMG_0216-XL.jpg


Quality work:
...
03-27-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By obrentharris

ebay - select "cycling" for the category. Search...

ebay - select "cycling" for the category. Search "chain stay cable stop." You will find a dizzying array of them.
Your local bike shop is also a good place to look.
Brent
03-27-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 926
Posted By obrentharris

I would not repaint one of the fancy Zunows...

I would not repaint one of the fancy Zunows unless the rusted area was greater than the painted area.
Fabulous paint jobs! Automotive paste wax over your small areas of bare metal, frequently...
03-27-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 394
Posted By obrentharris

Great job! I like your choice of paint colors. ...

Great job!
I like your choice of paint colors.
Brent
03-22-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,205
Posted By obrentharris

Great score! That bike's going to be a lot of...

Great score!
That bike's going to be a lot of fun.

Welcome to the TIG club.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-W5nL432/0/113c373c/XL/IMG_0391-XL.jpg

Brent
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2,534
Views: 367,246
Posted By obrentharris

Point Reyes National Seashore: ...

Point Reyes National Seashore:

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-SjQpZ39/0/928a3fc6/XL/IMG_0403-XL.jpg

Brent
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By obrentharris

I agree that this looks a lot like a late 50s or...

I agree that this looks a lot like a late 50s or early sixties Olmo. The style of downtube cable clamp and the evidence of the earlier presence of chainring bolts led me to believe that this bike did...
03-12-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17,001
Views: 1,812,167
Posted By obrentharris

Is that bike path along the route of an old...

Is that bike path along the route of an old railway? Just a guess but those "houses" could have anchored an arm that held the overhead wires for an old electric railway.
Brent
03-11-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 20,466
Posted By obrentharris

Coffee and pastries: ...

Coffee and pastries:
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0448_67491dcd54abf0f34eeed0420045da9f959be31c.jpg


Cheese:...
03-10-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By obrentharris

Nice bike! I suspect that the double cable stop...

Nice bike!
I suspect that the double cable stop on the chainstay is not for a desmodromic derailleur, but rather for the Simplex Juy 543 or Juy 51 which used a cable which split just before the...
03-09-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17,001
Views: 1,812,167
Posted By obrentharris

jimmuller great to see you back! Hopefully we...

jimmuller great to see you back!
Hopefully we will get to see lots of photos this spring of your tandem rides with your sweetie!
Brent
03-09-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,777
Posted By obrentharris

Dinucci Please forgive the dirt. This is the...

Dinucci

Please forgive the dirt. This is the bike I ride the most.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-KB5T7xx/0/e610e8b2/XL/_MG_8698-XL.jpg

...
03-05-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,777
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tand...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-DbSKPDG/0/52dc247b/XL/IMG_0651-XL.jpg

Brent
03-05-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 20,036
Posted By obrentharris

Marshall Petaluma Road in west Marin County,...

Marshall Petaluma Road in west Marin County, California.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-LKdhMMQ/0/1fb34714/XL/IMG_0648-XL.jpg

Brent
03-05-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,777
Posted By obrentharris

Bruce Gordon. ...

Bruce Gordon.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-8MPLkf3/0/5da6218a/XL/IMG_0643-XL.jpg

...
03-05-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17,001
Views: 1,812,167
Posted By obrentharris

This is the green time of year here in coastal...

This is the green time of year here in coastal Marin. The cows are fat and happy on all the new grass. I'm pretty happy myself, enjoying the great ride of the Bruce Gordon.
...
03-02-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,720
Posted By obrentharris

Cinelli aluminum bars with bulge instead of shim....

Cinelli aluminum bars with bulge instead of shim.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-XSBMRSF/0/1c784af9/XL/_MG_5943-XL.jpg

...
03-01-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,686
Posted By obrentharris

It's great to see you still pop in here once in a...

It's great to see you still pop in here once in a while!

I can only dream that my cognition and memory would be half as valuable as yours that is "failing." So many of us owe to you a good part of...
02-27-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,164
Posted By obrentharris

P200E with some quirky modifications! ...

P200E with some quirky modifications!

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-4fLvdS7/0/25ae7818/L/IMG_0139-L.jpg

Brent
02-21-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,052
Posted By obrentharris

I have not yet ridden the bike. Until I have at...

I have not yet ridden the bike. Until I have at least a rear derailleur for it I can only imagine how it rides. I have some doubts about the steel rims but I'm trying to keep an open mind. I have...
02-21-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17,001
Views: 1,812,167
Posted By obrentharris

Vonruden good to see your photos in this thread...

Vonruden good to see your photos in this thread again!
Brent
02-20-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,052
Posted By obrentharris

Kilroy1988 thanks again for your ongoing...

Kilroy1988 thanks again for your ongoing assistance!
Brent
02-20-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 936
Posted By obrentharris

That rust is not so bad that it is a cause for...

That rust is not so bad that it is a cause for immediate concern, especially if you don't live next door to a body of salt water or are planning to leave the bike out in the rain. You can easily put...
02-20-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,052
Posted By obrentharris

At Last Some Progress to Report Original...

At Last Some Progress to Report

Original brake cable housing reinstalled. Tires mounted, handlebars wrapped, replacement non-drive crank arm installed. (not first generation unfortunately.) I...
02-17-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 612
Posted By obrentharris

Thanks for the advice! I've decided to go with...

Thanks for the advice! I've decided to go with "Suffering builds character" for this ride. I can always walk. As for the tubulars, these aren't so skinny at 28mm and 30 mm. Being a cyclocross guy I...
02-15-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 612
Posted By obrentharris

If the COVID is under control I'll be there! My...

If the COVID is under control I'll be there! My wife and I are looking forward to making a camping road trip out of it.

Cino has taken me down a very enjoyable rabbit hole. I decided last year...
02-11-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 567
Posted By obrentharris

What an unsettling development. next you’re...

What an unsettling development.
next you’re going to tell me that when you look through the valve hole of the built-up wheel you see the back of your head!
Brent
02-11-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,116
Posted By obrentharris

What a great bike! I'm surprised to see lamp...

What a great bike!
I'm surprised to see lamp brackets on both sides. Could it be that their purpose was to carry the good wheels to a race?
Brent
02-09-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7,034
Views: 655,640
Posted By obrentharris

Brampton pedal caps from an ebay UK seller for my...

Brampton pedal caps from an ebay UK seller for my Carlton project (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1219618-1950s-carlton-need-bath.html).
...
02-03-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7,034
Views: 655,640
Posted By obrentharris

Mad Honk sent me, unsolicited, this fine variety...

Mad Honk sent me, unsolicited, this fine variety pack of vintage goodies.
Thanks Professor!

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-2bdTj28/0/84a3aab1/XL/IMG_0582-XL.jpg

Sherman...
02-02-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,539
Posted By obrentharris

Hmm... How about a "Swap and Ride?" A group ride...

Hmm... How about a "Swap and Ride?" A group ride where everyone brings a bike but nobody rides the bike they brought. We all get to try out a different bike without bumping up against N+1!
Brent
01-30-21, 11:25 PM
Replies: 17,001
Views: 1,812,167
Posted By obrentharris

Looking at the snow and ice some of you contend...

Looking at the snow and ice some of you contend with I appreciate even more the fine days between rain storms when they come. Today was one such day. 30 miles in west Marin County, Calif. Photos...
01-30-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,794
Posted By obrentharris

Beautiful bike, nicely set up, as are all of...

Beautiful bike, nicely set up, as are all of yours.
Brent
01-30-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17,001
Views: 1,812,167
Posted By obrentharris

LucasHartong thanks for the tour! I really...

LucasHartong thanks for the tour!
I really appreciate the photos and information that give me a small taste of places I've never been.
Brent
01-24-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 874
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tand...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-KcJ25ch/0/62ae87ff/L/PX10E-L.jpg

Brent
01-22-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,330
Posted By obrentharris

Like SurferRosa I ride short for trips to the...

Like SurferRosa I ride short for trips to the Post Office or the grocery store, but otherwise I don't understand 10 minute rides. If 10 minutes is all you have I guess it makes sense, also if you...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,308
Posted By obrentharris

I met a few club riders in Mexico when I spent a...

I met a few club riders in Mexico when I spent a little time there in the seventies. These were both racing clubs that I encountered. The primary difference that I noticed was that some very strong...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 470,641
Posted By obrentharris

Here you go; the other side. Actually external...

Here you go; the other side. Actually external cable routing, but with the amount of seat stay between the seat tube and the bridge I had the option to either route over or under the stays. I kind of...
01-16-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 20,036
Posted By obrentharris

Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Point Reyes National...

Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Point Reyes National Seashore, California

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-7sLmV6G/0/65507cc2/XL/IMG_0538-XL.jpg

Brent
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 470,641
Posted By obrentharris

DiNucci ...

DiNucci

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-nx33PDd/0/700f815c/XL/Dinucci_01s-XL.jpg

...
01-15-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,074
Posted By obrentharris

At 68 years I am still riding my vintage bikes...

At 68 years I am still riding my vintage bikes with close to their vintage gearing for shorter rides.

This one with a low gear of 47/28
...
01-14-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,007
Posted By obrentharris

The lovely replacement stop pin mounted to the...

The lovely replacement stop pin mounted to the cage of this Record derailleur was made by rootboy and sent to me as a gift.
As a result of that hand work and that generous gesture it is worth...
01-13-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,155
Posted By obrentharris

The housing stops are part of the older Campag...

The housing stops are part of the older Campag shifter clamp.
Brent
01-12-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,052
Posted By obrentharris

The Piece of paper found in the seat tube by...

The Piece of paper found in the seat tube by retyred.
Needless to say it is old and worse for the years but I think it fairly well confirms the date of 1957 for this bike. This has writing on two...
01-12-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,155
Posted By obrentharris

Very nice. Complete with the clamp-on cable...

Very nice.
Complete with the clamp-on cable ends, tire scrapers, and the old style Stronglight dust caps!
Does it have the domed Stronglight crank bolts also?

Perhaps juvela will be able to tell...
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