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Forum: Foo
11-24-20, 12:59 PM
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Posted By 3alarmer

. ...knows what sort of noise annoys an oyster....

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...knows what sort of noise annoys an oyster. And fearful of retaliation, he keeps quiet about it.
11-24-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 68
Posted By 3alarmer

...it's been a while since I ordered them. I have...

...it's been a while since I ordered them. I have gotten decals/stickers from both Cyclomondo as well as Velocals, H Lloyd, and some mysterious E-bay sellers (of which there are a lot now. If there...
Forum: Foo
11-24-20, 01:09 AM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...when you say to him, "Liar, liar, pants on...

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...when you say to him, "Liar, liar, pants on fire," he looks at you like you're crazy.
11-23-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 501
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...the earlier Shimano 3 speed hubs were...

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...the earlier Shimano 3 speed hubs were throwaways. There was a problem with the hardening process in making the Pawls, so they often broke. By the time you got one to take it apart, the hard...
11-23-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 501
Posted By 3alarmer

...that's why nobody ever invented a saddle...

...that's why nobody ever invented a saddle strap, in the same spirit as the toe strap. If you shift your weight back off the seat rearward when you use the front brake aggressively, chances are...
11-23-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 501
Posted By 3alarmer

....I don't get it either. This has been figured...

....I don't get it either. This has been figured out by guys way smarter than me, and I take them at their word (and equations. :) )
11-23-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 501
Posted By 3alarmer

...Bianchi did exactly this for a few years with...

...Bianchi did exactly this for a few years with their pseudo-fixie, the Pista. Here is a picture of one.
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11-23-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 501
Posted By 3alarmer

...this, pretty much. If you look up the chapter...

...this, pretty much. If you look up the chapter on this topic (braking) in Bicycling Science, it goes into a lot more detail about why you get more braking power on the front wheel than the back on...
Forum: Foo
11-23-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...he has heard the Word. The bird is the...

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...he has heard the Word. The bird is the word.
11-22-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 501
Posted By 3alarmer

...I commuted for three or four years in Merced...

...I commuted for three or four years in Merced on a Schwinn with a SA three speed and 27" wheels. It held up fine. I don't have that much experience with a SA coaster brake hub, but I did commute...
11-22-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 501
Posted By 3alarmer

...not sure I understand your concerns ? SA hubs...

...not sure I understand your concerns ? SA hubs in general, including the AW, were used extensively on road bikes for many years. Most of them did not have integral coaster brakes, but it's not very...
Forum: Foo
11-21-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...is not starting to become a burden to his...

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...is not starting to become a burden to his family. He's been a burden to his family his entire lifetime.
11-21-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,465
Posted By 3alarmer

...if the support rebound is gone, and you can't...

...if the support rebound is gone, and you can't get parts to rebuild it, it's junk.
If you could get the parts to rebuild it, not sure why you bought a new fork.

If you could find the parts to...
Forum: Foo
11-21-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...still has his "Possums" custom embroidered...

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...still has his "Possums" custom embroidered jacket in the closet. He takes it out every year to attend his high school reunion. After the reunion, he and the remaining living members of the...
Forum: Foo
11-21-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...his teenage gang years were spent wearing...

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...his teenage gang years were spent wearing the custom embroidered jacket of the "Possums". They used to rumble regularly with the "Hep Cats" from across town.
11-20-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 332
Posted By 3alarmer

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

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...the old ones used to mount like...
11-20-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 332
Posted By 3alarmer

...I have a Spanish built Zeus Competition that...

...I have a Spanish built Zeus Competition that was made with this flaw in the frame. Before you start filing (assuming it is the frame, and one of the seat stays is off from the other), try the...
Forum: Foo
11-20-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...it even burns when he pees in the bathroom...

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...it even burns when he pees in the bathroom at Walmart.
Forum: Foo
11-20-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...profoundly discouraged by yesterday's...

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...profoundly discouraged by yesterday's press conference, he's thinking about getting out of the lying game. "The bar is set so high on this stuff now, how can I compete ?" he ponders morosely....
11-19-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By 3alarmer

... ...isn't there a bike co-op, or some place...

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...isn't there a bike co-op, or some place with a box of old SA hubs for parts somewhere in Eugene ?
11-18-20, 10:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 965
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...thank you for fixing this function.

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...thank you for fixing this function.
Forum: Foo
11-18-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...his pee smells like eucalyptus. But...

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...his pee smells like eucalyptus. But that's normal for his species.
Forum: Foo
11-18-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...thinks that's normal.

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...thinks that's normal.
Forum: Foo
11-18-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

He fell in to a burning ring of liars. He went...

He fell in to a burning ring of liars.
He went down, down, down, as the **** piled higher.

And it burns, burns, burns

The ring of liars,
The ring of liars.
11-18-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...if I wanted different brakes on that...

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...if I wanted different brakes on that particular bike, I would put them on it.

If I wanted to use those originals, I'd carefully enlarge the holes for the adjusters with a drill as described...
11-18-20, 12:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,600
Posted By 3alarmer

...thank you for producing these and selling them...

...thank you for producing these and selling them at a reasonable price. I think of the KMC X8 series as the Sedisport chain for the 21st Century.
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...it is true that Super Record parts prices...

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...it is true that Super Record parts prices are pretty high on e-bay right now. I don't quite understand why ?
That said, as with the other comment I made on your Mondia, we both live in a place...
Forum: Foo
11-17-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...profoundly disturbed by the recent...

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...profoundly disturbed by the recent election scandal in New Zealand, in the contest to choose the annual best liked New Zealand bird. A fat, flightless parrot, with foul smelling feathers, won,...
Forum: Foo
11-17-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...keeps misreading the "Post your...

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...keeps misreading the "Post your photography" thread title, as "Post your pornography". Every time he opens that thread he is surprised and disappointed.
Forum: Foo
11-17-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...jealous of anyone living in a van with...

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...jealous of anyone living in a van with windows, as his has none. He thinks that is what scares people off.
11-17-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 431
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...case hardening is not a big deal, but kind...

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...case hardening is not a big deal, but kind of a PIA to do yourself. There are various methods, but the only one I've seen done was packing the pieces in some case hardening compound, and...
11-16-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By 3alarmer

Proposed PX10 Frame Evolution...

Proposed PX10 Frame Evolution (http://www.bikeboompeugeot.com/Frames%20Headbadges%20Decals/PX10%20Evolution/Peugeot%20PX10%20Evolution.htm)

...I've had at least 5 different PX-10 Peugeots from the...
Forum: Foo
11-16-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...every morning, same greeting. "How's it...

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...every morning, same greeting. "How's it hanging ? " he says for the millionth time.
Forum: Foo
11-16-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...the walls of the Betty Ford clinic cannot...

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...the walls of the Betty Ford clinic cannot contain him. He only went because of a court order anyway.
11-16-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 421
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...the first few years I worked on bikes, I...

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...the first few years I worked on bikes, I wanted something to hang them on, so I could do the sorts of things you mention.

I just carefully spaced a couple of the big vinyl coated bike hooks...
11-16-20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 839
Posted By 3alarmer

, ...I had a gigantic roll of Velox, that I...

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...I had a gigantic roll of Velox, that I used for three or four years, but when it finally ran low, I ordered some generic Kapton tape from somewhere in China on Amazon. I've been using it...
Forum: Foo
11-16-20, 12:06 AM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...his is the classic, tragic life of a...

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...his is the classic, tragic life of a Hollywood child actor. Grew up in show business, with a domineering stage mother and a manager who dosed him with uppers and downers. After several stays at...
Forum: Foo
11-15-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...the most memorable memento of his...

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...the most memorable memento of his childhood, is the framed photo of the guest TV appearance he did with Mr. Green Jeans, on Captain Kangaroo.
...
Forum: Foo
11-15-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...to this day, he doesn't understand the...

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...to this day, he doesn't understand the concept for Mr. Green Jeans.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/480x360/hqdefault_8362cccb84e3cf04ac49601992d159023e049c36.jpg
11-15-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By 3alarmer

...it's still up on CL. You can see better detail...

...it's still up on CL. You can see better detail for these on one of the photos there.
I wonder why someone went ahead and pulled of the brakes, which will probably be tough to find ?

Also on...
Forum: Foo
11-15-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...still has a financial interest in his work...

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...still has a financial interest in his work as one of the Vandellas, from recording their hit single, "Nowhere To Run To, Nowhere To Hide", in 1965. Now seeking legal counsel, to prevent use of...
Forum: Foo
11-14-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ....took the last train to Clarksville. No...

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....took the last train to Clarksville. No one met him at the station.
Forum: Foo
11-14-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...he chimes when he climaxes.

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...he chimes when he climaxes.
Forum: Foo
11-14-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...has a vast collection of spring wound...

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...has a vast collection of spring wound clocks. He winds them all daily, and carefully resets each one to the correct time. His therapist recently suggested this might demonstrate an unhealthy...
Forum: Foo
11-13-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...one of the more ironic episodes in his...

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...one of the more ironic episodes in his life, is his time spent working in the prison laundry.
11-13-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 650
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...if you are keeping track of time when you...

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...if you are keeping track of time when you are doing this, you are doing it wrong.
11-13-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 698
Posted By 3alarmer

...I once drove all the way to Merced and back to...

...I once drove all the way to Merced and back to look at a 58cm Paramount that turned out to be a 21" frame, even after I asked the guy to measure it. So I always ask the current owner, and then I...
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...yeah, I think you're low, too. But for a...

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...yeah, I think you're low, too. But for a quick, local sale on CL, it's a good price given that you live in Nevada County. It's hard to get people to come up from the Bay Area anymore. It was...
Forum: Foo
11-13-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...already living out his childhood circus...

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...already living out his childhood circus dream, he looks forward to today's news.
Forum: Foo
11-13-20, 01:56 AM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 851,635
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...since both the opossum and the koala...

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...since both the opossum and the koala marsupial niches are filled here now, he's seriously considering going platypus, and laying eggs to reproduce.
The duck bill is pretty cool, but the icing...
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