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08-23-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 756
Posted By stardognine

Actually, I think he meant 126, with 9-speed....

Actually, I think he meant 126, with 9-speed. 9-speed fits, but you have to convince it a little. 😁
08-22-19, 02:17 PM
08-22-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 756
Posted By stardognine

Hey doc, have you ever tried a 36-tooth low...

Hey doc, have you ever tried a 36-tooth low cassette, on an ST? I had issues with one, but on a different wheel, so not sure if it's a smart buy, lol. I can buy a brand new one in 36, but he doesn't...
Forum: Touring
08-21-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 390
Posted By stardognine

I remember back in the early days of the...

I remember back in the early days of the internet, when computer hardware sites were cool. A young Australian used to get overly ambitious about things, so we tormented him about the place being...
Forum: Touring
08-21-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By stardognine

Oh cool, you have the panniers. 👍 I was looking...

Oh cool, you have the panniers. 👍 I was looking for a pic someplace online, once I read they made panniers too. Just to tie it into bicycling better. 😉
08-21-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 756
Posted By stardognine

Umm, why not just get another ST500? 😉 I'd sell...

Umm, why not just get another ST500? 😉 I'd sell my '85 for 1 million dollars! 😁😉
08-21-19, 09:37 AM
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Views: 6,861,584
Posted By stardognine

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08-20-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,062
Posted By stardognine

Me too. 😎 There's a taller one in that color on...

Me too. 😎 There's a taller one in that color on the Phoenix cl. 😁😉
Forum: Touring
08-20-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,753
Posted By stardognine

I think your concerns are well-based, it is a...

I think your concerns are well-based, it is a scary world out there. I'd just advise her to go well around any big cities, at least within reason. When there's no choice but to go through a bad...
08-20-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By stardognine

Very nice! This is the second year after they...

Very nice! This is the second year after they dropped the "S" from "ST". I had a '91 ST for a short time, so read up on it. 😉
08-20-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By stardognine

I'm actually squarely in the middle of the...

I'm actually squarely in the middle of the medically qualified crowd, but paying my share of those taxes, for recreational weed. We just need to get the whole thing rolling well for now, then work...
Forum: Touring
08-20-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By stardognine

Damn straight!!! 😁😉

Damn straight!!! 😁😉
08-19-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By stardognine

I'm geezer touring in Arizona, lol. That's where...

I'm geezer touring in Arizona, lol. That's where you go everywhere kinda slow, smoke plenty of good weed, and don't really care about zigzagging or going to some places a lot more than once or twice....
Forum: Touring
08-19-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By stardognine

LOL, look at the footbox on this one. 😁 Not...

LOL, look at the footbox on this one. 😁 Not picture perfect, but I'd bet these seams hold well. It works, and that's what counts. 👍
08-19-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By stardognine

No worries, mate. I always wanted to say that,...

No worries, mate. I always wanted to say that, but you have to be careful where you use it, when you're a dumb American. 🤔 😉
08-19-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By stardognine

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If you mean the bike, that's not very new to me...
08-19-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By stardognine

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And here they are, mounted. Something looks...
Forum: Touring
08-19-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By stardognine

Any Frostline fans out there?

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Forum: Touring
08-19-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 685
Posted By stardognine

A word of caution, avoid anything made by Axiom....

A word of caution, avoid anything made by Axiom. I bought 2 pair used from a guy, and though one pair is fine, the other pair literally fell apart on me. 🙄
The bad ones had large pockets on the...
08-18-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,062
Posted By stardognine

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You guys probably can't tell, but I love my '85...
08-18-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By stardognine

Found some chainrings, finally.

I screwed up about a month or so ago, putting some cheapo chainrings on my Sugino AT cranks. 🙄 And to make it worse, someone grabbed my old Bio-Pace rings that I was replacing, that I thought I...
08-17-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,690
Posted By stardognine

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Ha, look what I bought today. 😁 It has an awful lot...
08-16-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By stardognine

Hey, it's the Seattle pervert bag lady statue. 😁😉...

Hey, it's the Seattle pervert bag lady statue. 😁😉 Nice grab, on the bike, and I support your decision to use a chain. 😁
08-16-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,690
Posted By stardognine

Or orange sherbet. 🤔 It's a cool color, too. 👍

Or orange sherbet. 🤔 It's a cool color, too. 👍
Forum: Touring
08-15-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 810
Views: 107,663
Posted By stardognine

Agree. 👍 It also catches that weird mountain...

Agree. 👍 It also catches that weird mountain shadow thing, from the clouds. Hard to describe. 😎
08-15-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,690
Posted By stardognine

The blue of Persian turquoise is what they were...

The blue of Persian turquoise is what they were trying to replicate, many believe. Most likely, a combination of odd things like aging and different ingredients in the paint (?) gave it a greenish...
08-15-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 21,609
Posted By stardognine

How would I ever get two birds to have sex on my...

How would I ever get two birds to have sex on my bike? 😁🤪😉
08-15-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,690
Posted By stardognine

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Here ya go. That blue one with inlays is from the...
Forum: Touring
08-14-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,211
Posted By stardognine

Meant to say, you need at least 36 spokes for the...

Meant to say, you need at least 36 spokes for the rear wheel, more if possible. That extra weight, especially hauling water, just punishes the rear wheel. 🙁 I'm on an old Exage hub now, with 36...
Forum: Touring
08-14-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,211
Posted By stardognine

My everyday ride is my 1985 Cannondale touring...

My everyday ride is my 1985 Cannondale touring bike. I'm fairly sure now, it's an ST500 frameset, built with various parts. The only thing missing, is cantilever brake posts. I don't mind that TOO...
08-14-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 935
Posted By stardognine

Sounds like a nice score, in spite of the rust....

Sounds like a nice score, in spite of the rust. Congrats! 👍 Surface rust on chrome should clean up pretty well, with lots of elbow grease. Good ole sweat equity. 😉 I recently found some nice high...
08-14-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,690
Posted By stardognine

Definitely a tricky color, even without...

Definitely a tricky color, even without cromovelato. I still say, turquoise is what they were originally trying for, but even that leaves a lot of options. 😉 I recently bought a ring with 2 small...
08-14-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 21,609
Posted By stardognine

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08-13-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,259
Posted By stardognine

Roger that, nice grab. 👍 And roger on being broke...

Roger that, nice grab. 👍 And roger on being broke all the time, if that stuff's too close. 🙄😉
What's the deal on that Cannondale, with the "unique" stem? That colorway rocks, with a better stem. 😎
Forum: Touring
08-13-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 877
Posted By stardognine

ROTFL! That was good. 😁 No disrespect to Whit,...

ROTFL! That was good. 😁 No disrespect to Whit, but there's definitely a resemblance. 🤭😉
Forum: Touring
08-11-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 810
Views: 107,663
Posted By stardognine

You sure that doesn't say sanitarium? 🤔 That's...

You sure that doesn't say sanitarium? 🤔 That's the main purpose of gargoyles, keeping the crazy folks in line. 🙄😉
Forum: Touring
08-10-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,107
Posted By stardognine

Ver-r-r-y interesting. But STUPID. 🤪😁

Ver-r-r-y interesting. But STUPID. 🤪😁
Forum: Touring
08-10-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By stardognine

I'll second that motion, we need a water map for...

I'll second that motion, we need a water map for bicyclists. 👍😁👍 I don't really know this area, just been goofing around the lower Mohave Valley awhile. Enough to know you have to watch your water...
08-09-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By stardognine

If you get tired of it, I'll give you your $15...

If you get tired of it, I'll give you your $15 back for it. 😁 I'm lovin' my '85 ST500, overbuilt is a good thing, when touring. 👍
08-09-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 21,609
Posted By stardognine

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08-07-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 21,609
Posted By stardognine

Not so convenient, really. That McDonald's sits...

Not so convenient, really. That McDonald's sits on a gnarly hill, and the streets are weird. Only one street has access to McDonald's, and that "overpass" is route 40, a pretty busy highway. Let's...
08-07-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 21,609
Posted By stardognine

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Strangely enough, this billboard is on the way to...
08-06-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,916
Posted By stardognine

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08-06-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 21,609
Posted By stardognine

It's mostly werewolves you have to watch out for....

It's mostly werewolves you have to watch out for. 😲🙄😁
08-05-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 21,609
Posted By stardognine

Did he say boats, or goats? 😁 I've seen a lot of...

Did he say boats, or goats? 😁 I've seen a lot of goats and llamas, in the Southwest. There's also a small ranch just Northeast of Kingman, with at least 5 ostriches. 😲 😎
Forum: Touring
08-04-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 924
Posted By stardognine

There's plenty of fake turquoise out there,...

There's plenty of fake turquoise out there, alright, but I feel fairly confident this is legit. I bought it in Kingman, and Kingman turquoise is the most common type, by far. 👍 The "bone" of...
Forum: Touring
08-04-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 924
Posted By stardognine

Well, sir, I'm not "sure" of too much, it seems....

Well, sir, I'm not "sure" of too much, it seems. 😋😉 I kinda like your possibility best, and would be perfectly content to call it a bear claw. Until someone proves otherwise, maybe? 🤔😉
08-03-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 21,609
Posted By stardognine

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A nice cool tunnel (drainage system?) is a great...
08-03-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 21,609
Posted By stardognine

That's good stuff, about Hippie Christmas. 😁👍 ...

That's good stuff, about Hippie Christmas. 😁👍 Get rid of the bugs (if any), and I'll strike a pose for ya. 🤪😁😉
Forum: Touring
08-03-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 924
Posted By stardognine

Actually, I realized my blunder, right after...

Actually, I realized my blunder, right after posting here. Federal charges are not what I was after, lol, just the turquoise, mostly. 🙄😁 That ring is stamped Sterling, and has the maker's hallmark on...
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