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Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By delbiker1

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Forum: For Sale
06-14-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By delbiker1

Please post is sale is finalized. Thanks

Please post is sale is finalized. Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,537
Posted By delbiker1

Baby powder or similar talc helps me prevent...

Baby powder or similar talc helps me prevent saddles sores.
06-09-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 898
Views: 58,185
Posted By delbiker1

From my perspective, this is done and over with....

From my perspective, this is done and over with. If you received the freewheel, just keep it if that will appease you. I have written off your payment to me as a lost cost with no blame. Let's just ...
06-09-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 898
Views: 58,185
Posted By delbiker1

I have 7 messages in my PM sent box regarding the...

I have 7 messages in my PM sent box regarding the Tracking number for USPS: 9505 5149 8927 9137 1019 18. Each of those messages also shows that the tracking search shows the package having been...
06-06-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By delbiker1

What workstand are you offering and what is the...

What workstand are you offering and what is the price of the stand? Images and shipping price would be great. Thanks
06-06-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By delbiker1

I have nothing to add to the above suggestions,...

I have nothing to add to the above suggestions, but having another set of wheels definitely makes it worth investing in a decent pair of road type tires. It is so simple and quick to change whenever...
Forum: Commuting
06-05-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,481
Posted By delbiker1

I always had just one bike. Then my ex and I were...

I always had just one bike. Then my ex and I were divorced. I now have 4 bikes, one less than I had last year. I could certainly get by with just one bike. However, I really love riding a bike and I...
06-05-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By delbiker1

OMG, maybe bulging disc is contagious and is...

OMG, maybe bulging disc is contagious and is spread by posting on BikeForums! AAAAHHHH, my back just went out!
06-05-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,883
Posted By delbiker1

Info

Some further information. Go to www.prismaticpowders.com and you can see all the colors they offer, something like 6500 of them. It would be wise to contact Fred by phone or e-mail, they are listed...
06-04-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 715
Posted By delbiker1

I am not going to give you untruths as advice. I...

I am not going to give you untruths as advice. I can only relay to you my own experience. If you get only humor out of it, that is your perception and has nothing to do with me.
06-04-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 715
Posted By delbiker1

Saddles are one of the most difficult things to...

Saddles are one of the most difficult things to fine comfort in. What works for me will not work for others. It is very size, body shape, bike fit, material, type of riding, position, etc., specific....
06-04-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 771
Posted By delbiker1

Absolutely correct, but those are some strong...

Absolutely correct, but those are some strong looking leg muscles!
06-04-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By delbiker1

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Old school bike with an old school...
06-04-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 715
Posted By delbiker1

How tall are you? By my judgement in the picture,...

How tall are you? By my judgement in the picture, the bike looks to be about 54cm. You can get a riser type or adjustable stem to bring the bars up. Also check your saddle position, height,...
06-04-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By delbiker1

Kool Stop orange pads are great.

Kool Stop orange pads are great.
06-04-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By delbiker1

Sanding the braking area of the rims is a bad...

Sanding the braking area of the rims is a bad idea, IMO. It is more likely bits of junk are stuck in the pads. Check and clean them more often.You can use your finger tips or cotton ball along the...
06-03-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,883
Posted By delbiker1

Powder coating done by : Fred Clark Retro...

Powder coating done by : Fred Clark Retro Cruiser Bicycles banana bikes beach cruisers bicycle retro vintage kustom custom (http://www.retrocruiserbicycles.com) cell, 410 218 5656 or 302 503 3517...
06-03-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,883
Posted By delbiker1

powder coat

I live in south-coastal Delaware. I had mine coated by a fellow in Lincoln DE, about 30 miles north of where I live. I could have had a single stage coating with powder he already had for $100. I was...
06-02-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,238
Posted By delbiker1

Unless you are okay with putting a chunk of money...

Unless you are okay with putting a chunk of money into an old bike for fixes/upgrades, have tools and can do the work yourself, the new bike is going to be a better value. Do some homework, visit...
06-02-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By delbiker1

I'll be spending a good part of my day commuting...

I'll be spending a good part of my day commuting to work and back twice, with the ride back home in the morning taking a long circuit to get in some miles before it gets hot. I will also be doing...
06-02-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,150
Posted By delbiker1

At this point in time, worrying about the resale...

At this point in time, worrying about the resale value of a new bike is wasted energy. Unless you are spending big money on something that has a limited number available, and there are a lot of...
06-02-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 8,057
Posted By delbiker1

Not sure of year, 2004 to 2006. Airborne Zeppelin...

Not sure of year, 2004 to 2006. Airborne Zeppelin I purchased used in 2017. Great shape and good price. Light, nimble and...
Forum: Introductions
06-02-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By delbiker1

Have at it

Have at it
Forum: Introductions
06-02-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 584
Posted By delbiker1

Good to have you join us. BF has become another...

Good to have you join us. BF has become another layer of bicycle enjoyment. I live in south-coastal Delaware and the New England area is one I would like to do some 2 wheeled touring.
06-02-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2,884
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Views: 363,281
Posted By delbiker1

Certainly sounds like dehydration/low...

Certainly sounds like dehydration/low electrolytes. Could be age related. I loved the heat when I was young. That is no longer true. When it gets into the mid 80s and 90s I do not ride my bike unless...
06-02-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,150
Posted By delbiker1

I really have no opinion on what you should do....

I really have no opinion on what you should do. Some manufactures start having sales,on that years model, towards the end of June, 1st of July. Some of them do not need to do that due to good sales...
06-02-19, 05:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By delbiker1

I have interest in a C & V steel touring bike,...

I have interest in a C & V steel touring bike, finished build or needs work. I definitely want a decent frame with strong tubing and enough braze-ons for racks, bottles, fenders. I think the ideal...
Forum: Introductions
06-02-19, 03:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By delbiker1

Welcome to BikeForums. Seeing all the vintage...

Welcome to BikeForums. Seeing all the vintage bikes on the C&V forum inspired me to rebuild my 27 year old Ochsner. I am loving riding it once again.
Forum: Touring
06-01-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,285
Posted By delbiker1

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Dent is sort of visible below decal just above the fork....
06-01-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,314
Posted By delbiker1

I did almost the same thing about 2 weeks ago. I...

I did almost the same thing about 2 weeks ago. I also had the chain off, switching out chain rings. When I did it, I lost my balance when the bolt let go, and my arm scraped along the big ring . I...
Forum: Touring
05-31-19, 03:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,539
Posted By delbiker1

Nice bike. Enjoy and be safe.

Nice bike. Enjoy and be safe.
05-30-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,459
Posted By delbiker1

Jade this has been a really good thread. Thanks...

Jade this has been a really good thread. Thanks for your comments. Your build is very impressive, and I look forward to more pictures and detail as it progresses. Great Job!
05-30-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,459
Posted By delbiker1

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Not liking the stem and handlebars.
Nice present to oneself. For my...
05-30-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,285
Posted By delbiker1

Yes , please check the seat tube center to top,...

Yes , please check the seat tube center to top, also the top tube C to C. thanks
05-29-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By delbiker1

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Before decals...
Forum: Introductions
05-29-19, 03:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By delbiker1

Welcome to BFs. Have fun and be safe out there.

Welcome to BFs. Have fun and be safe out there.
Forum: Introductions
05-29-19, 03:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By delbiker1

Welcome to BikeForums. Nice bike, I like the set...

Welcome to BikeForums. Nice bike, I like the set up. Did the fenders come with the bike and what kind are they?
05-28-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2,346
Views: 442,508
Posted By delbiker1

Airborne Zeppelin

I am not sure what year it is from, I believe 2004 or 2005. I purchased it used in July, 2017. It was in great shape and I believe not that many miles on it. I have put about 7,000 miles on it since...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,171
Posted By delbiker1

I live in a mid-atlantic beach resort area. We...

I live in a mid-atlantic beach resort area. We have a quickly growing population and some of the infrastructure issues that come with it. There is an incredible number of development projects going...
05-28-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,188
Posted By delbiker1

I had a bike get knocked over a couple of weeks...

I had a bike get knocked over a couple of weeks ago. Someone was not paying attention to where they were going and walked right into it. It was leaning against a wall and went down fairly hard. I was...
05-28-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,883
Posted By delbiker1

It is what you wanted, you built it, now enjoy...

It is what you wanted, you built it, now enjoy riding it! My just finished re-build, also my first, is an- early 90's steel road bike. I made some changes to accommodate my physical limitations, due...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,188
Posted By delbiker1

To each his own. Why does it matter to you? Stay...

To each his own. Why does it matter to you? Stay comfortable and ride.
05-26-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,392
Views: 97,839
Posted By delbiker1

ATTN: tyler_fred

Some pictures of 105 front and rear hubs. Front still laced but I can get you pictures of the cones, cups, etc., and then de-construct the wheel if you want the...
Forum: Introductions
05-25-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By delbiker1

Purchasing a new bike with the components at...

Purchasing a new bike with the components at least close to what you want is pretty much always more cost effective. Even with a new bike you are likely going to upgrade the saddle and tires....
05-25-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,144
Posted By delbiker1

If brifters are not an absolute, you can get a...

If brifters are not an absolute, you can get a rear wheel with 8,9 speed hub and the DT shifters, in friction mode, will work through the gears no problem. If the levers are 6 speed index only, it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,460
Posted By delbiker1

I go with the 105 if the price difference is...

I go with the 105 if the price difference is easily affordable over the Sora. Having said that, Tiagra is a very competent middle ground. I believe there is a larger gap between Sora and Tiagra than...
05-25-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 915
Posted By delbiker1

PMed you

PMed you
05-25-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,289
Posted By delbiker1

I am soon to be 67. I have mounted smaller chain...

I am soon to be 67. I have mounted smaller chain rings on 3 of my 4 bikes. 50/34 to 46/34, 50/36 to48/34, 53/42 to 50/38. I also have a few cassettes with different gear numbers that I can switch...
05-25-19, 04:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By delbiker1

A new set of wheels for riding on gravel seems to...

A new set of wheels for riding on gravel seems to me like an unnecessary expense. Narrower,lighter tires for the same purpose makes no sense. Try what you have, if you want to upgrade after that,...
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