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08-03-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 309
Posted By Classtime

Nice job. Bottom up is the way to go so you donít...

Nice job. Bottom up is the way to go so you donít unravel the tape as your hands press down. And I think tressostar is Plenty long enough and nicer on my ungloved hands
08-03-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 843
Posted By Classtime

Next step: put the parts bins on CL.

Next step: put the parts bins on CL.
08-03-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 700
Posted By Classtime

Many of us love the PX-10. The Sheldon Brown...

Many of us love the PX-10. The Sheldon Brown connection is very cool. If you lived near me, I'd come over, Covid Style, and look over your bike and offer assistance. Your parts box likely has most of...
08-01-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By Classtime

Nice one. And in these times!!!

Nice one. And in these times!!!
08-01-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,034
Posted By Classtime

Careful swinging you leg over your bike with a...

Careful swinging you leg over your bike with a rod on the back. My buddy had to ride back to the car for my second rod after he broke his.
08-01-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By Classtime

I was in the middle of a crash replacement...

I was in the middle of a crash replacement process 12 or so years ago and a large helmet manufacturing company rep informed me that their 10 year old helmets pass their tests. I haven't hit my head...
08-01-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 963
Posted By Classtime

My E-Bike will have disk brakes.

My E-Bike will have disk brakes.
07-31-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,215
Posted By Classtime

When you break "The Rules", just confess and be...

When you break "The Rules", just confess and be done with it. We don't want to hear any excuses. That is one of the rules.
07-29-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 717
Posted By Classtime

Medium Saddle Bag. ...

Medium Saddle Bag.

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07-29-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 621
Posted By Classtime

If you were using the 24 on a hill, it was...

If you were using the 24 on a hill, it was because you had been dropped and we're just pedaling home---was my favorite part. The test results pretty much match the consensus here: "Suntour shifts...
07-29-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,215
Posted By Classtime

Your frame. Barcons are classic. That's good....

Your frame. Barcons are classic. That's good. Smallish compact cassette and if needed use small chain rings. Do not use a threadless stem adapter. Put non Aero brake levers on it and then 99% of...
07-29-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By Classtime

I repainted an old classic with terrible paint...

I repainted an old classic with terrible paint and I'll never do it again. I put clear lacquer over another one and wished I hadn't. I carefully used rubbing coumpound around the decals on a third...
07-29-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9,019
Views: 861,715
Posted By Classtime

My 86 tracked perfectly no hands. It also looked...

My 86 tracked perfectly no hands. It also looked perfect in that showroom perfect kind of way and I had to move it on to a new cyclist who wasn't afraid to ride it.
07-28-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By Classtime

Boulder Bicycle had some NOS a while back. And...

Boulder Bicycle had some NOS a while back. And Ebay sometimes too.
07-28-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 785
Posted By Classtime

Grab these? A pair for 40 bucks. As your mechanic...

Grab these? A pair for 40 bucks. As your mechanic skills develop, you can work on your current wheels. Cool bike you found. ...
07-27-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By Classtime

I'll answer your question: YES She likes it and...

I'll answer your question: YES
She likes it and wants to ride Eroica. that is a cool bike.

EDIT: I took the liberty of checking out your recent acquisitions: All Campy Bikes. Maybe she'd like a...
07-26-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,016
Posted By Classtime

My buddy talked me into a UO-8 in 1974 because he...

My buddy talked me into a UO-8 in 1974 because he had one. Mafac Racers were apparently an improvement over the Weinmanns on my trade in 10 speed. But there was some controversy because my buddies...
07-26-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 328
Posted By Classtime

When you say the limit screws are at what you...

When you say the limit screws are at what you imagine to be the max, what do you base your imagination on? There is quite a bit of difference in the distance between doubles and triples. Keep turning...
07-25-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,055
Posted By Classtime

Consider the Gravel King Slicks. I've got some in...

Consider the Gravel King Slicks. I've got some in 32s on my fat tire road bike. I imagine the compass 700c tires are "nicer" like my Rat Trap Pass.
Go Compass with your latex tubes and Gravel Kings...
07-25-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 535
Posted By Classtime

I think my 1/4 inch drive sockets fit there with...

I think my 1/4 inch drive sockets fit there with the screwdriver handle thing. The hard part is finding hoods that fit.
07-24-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9,019
Views: 861,715
Posted By Classtime

That Master is gorgeous. Every little bit of it....

That Master is gorgeous. Every little bit of it. Bottle cage?!! Icing on the cake.
07-23-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By Classtime

I have one too. Maybe more than one. I have a 30...

I have one too. Maybe more than one. I have a 30 mile loop that is usually part of my ride and some days (like today), is the entire ride. I never get bored with it. So I guess I am a legend for not...
07-23-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,347
Posted By Classtime

I think that you should pick a builder and let...

I think that you should pick a builder and let him ask the questions. If you feel the need to question the builder, you should find another builder. If you want a touring bike, find a builder who has...
07-23-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 23,992
Posted By Classtime

Just cover the Masi and put it on the trickle...

Just cover the Masi and put it on the trickle charger. The new bike looks beyond interesting. I hope you don't mind.
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07-23-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,368
Posted By Classtime

Just brake carefully on that bike with dual...

Just brake carefully on that bike with dual pivots! If you only have the one bike, you'll get the hang of it at your first corner or stop sign and be fine from there on. Squeezing dual pivots like...
07-23-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,958
Posted By Classtime

Good thread. Now I'm looking for a nice 4 inch...

Good thread.
Now I'm looking for a nice 4 inch adjustable wrench and a CBW-2. My MT-1 is not enough for some C&V roadside adjustments/repairs. On shakedown rides, I've been throwing a handful of...
07-23-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 454
Posted By Classtime

You'll be the only one on your block with them....

You'll be the only one on your block with them. Worth it. Keep searching. There could be a pair on a shop somewhere. I can't remember if I found my Nemesis rims here. Probably not. ...
07-22-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 454
Posted By Classtime

Cool Bike. Digg the paint. Open Pros CAN...

Cool Bike. Digg the paint.
Open Pros CAN develop a rattle. I didn't believe all the stories because my three pairs were quiet.....until one rim wasn't.
Put some Italian Ambrosio Excellents or...
07-21-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,016
Posted By Classtime

Rene Herse Compass has forged "Racer" brakes. I'm...

Rene Herse Compass has forged "Racer" brakes. I'm curious why CNC are not safe enough for you.
07-21-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 454
Posted By Classtime

One more post and you can show us your bike so we...

One more post and you can show us your bike so we can advise your better.
07-21-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,991
Posted By Classtime

Is it because bikes built by Italians have won...

Is it because bikes built by Italians have won more races than bikes built by non-Italians?
07-21-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9,019
Views: 861,715
Posted By Classtime

It seems to me that 85s are the most rare of the...

It seems to me that 85s are the most rare of the Tange 1 IM.
Forum: Texas
07-16-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By Classtime

I'm from L.A. But visit family here in Red Oak...

I'm from L.A. But visit family here in Red Oak and Waxahatchie once a year and usually borrow a bike. I usually ride from R.O. to Waxahatchie on the back roads or 77 which has a wide shoulder. This...
07-16-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 23,992
Posted By Classtime

Got a email that Italy will have eroica events in...

Got a email that Italy will have eroica events in Aug. Sept. and Oct. with new rules regulations etc. with travel complicated, maybe Eroica Inc. will allow CA To put on the event.
07-15-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 628
Posted By Classtime

Thanks steves11447 and SJX426 I am all set.

Thanks steves11447 and SJX426
I am all set.
07-14-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9,019
Views: 861,715
Posted By Classtime

Canít blame you. Actually applaud you. I needed...

Canít blame you. Actually applaud you. I needed to visit family in South Dallas area. As carefull as I can be, I will still need to test and quarantine before hugging the wife and kids.
Flying was...
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Classtime

Nitto M1 (Marks Rack) vs. M18

I ordered a M1 from Japan and then was informed that shipping would take forever so I cancelled the order. The M18 which seems to be widely available in US is now under consideration. The rack will...
07-14-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 683
Posted By Classtime

You have gotten good advice. Good that your new...

You have gotten good advice. Good that your new bike won't be available for a few months because by then, you may decide to upgrade to a top tier Vintage Motobecane and postpone indefinitely your new...
07-14-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15,817
Views: 1,627,202
Posted By Classtime

Finally get to the Atelier ...

...and they are closed.
Visiting the folks in Waxahatchie and went for a short ride today. I love old timey stuff and this town is all Old Timey.
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07-11-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By Classtime

Lovely review. And that you sold such classics to...

Lovely review. And that you sold such classics to save space for your MAP!

I attempted Mt. Lemmon this morning (traveling this week) but was turned back by the sheriffs. Some of my approach was...
07-10-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,049
Posted By Classtime

I had a '86 Ironman 62cm CTT with a 57 CTC top...

I had a '86 Ironman 62cm CTT with a 57 CTC top tube. Later, I had an 58cm with a 56.5 top tube. It seems for that year, the bigger ones had shorter topmtubes.
07-10-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 749
Posted By Classtime

Club Special replaces the IM☹️

Club Special replaces the IM☹️
07-09-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,347
Posted By Classtime

Yep. Learn from us. Don't let any one talk you...

Yep. Learn from us. Don't let any one talk you into threadless unless you go uber oversized on the frame tubes.

Tubular vs. clincher is not a thing on your dream bike because you will have a set...
07-09-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,347
Posted By Classtime

How about a frame kit from Richard Sachs, paint...

How about a frame kit from Richard Sachs, paint by Joe Bell, and a frame building class with one of the Masters.
07-08-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,347
Posted By Classtime

Curt Goodrich. Done. He does it all himself. TOO...

Curt Goodrich. Done. He does it all himself. TOO COOL.
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Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By Classtime

I am intriqued and somewhat relieved that someone...

I am intriqued and somewhat relieved that someone with almost 20k posts(all of which are on point and clearly informed) is asking a training question. And you've done very little riding since March,...
07-07-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,344
Posted By Classtime

Aladin 32s would not look very Classic on the...

Aladin 32s would not look very Classic on the 710. 25s are pushing it.
07-07-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 23,992
Posted By Classtime

If it is on for September, I'll go and Camp and...

If it is on for September, I'll go and Camp and ride solo, because I paid and I really like the course. Heading out for 75 and 7500 in a few minutes just in case.

edit: crazy times. I cut short my...
07-07-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,344
Posted By Classtime

I'd put some nice tires (25s) on the 710 and use...

I'd put some nice tires (25s) on the 710 and use it to go longer and faster. I think a fast (whatever that means) century is best ridden on a race bike. Meanwhile, build the International with...
07-06-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,354
Posted By Classtime

You raised the saddle on this 1 inch ? That's ok....

You raised the saddle on this 1 inch ? That's ok. I think. Every now and then I have a fit over fit🤔...
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