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10-29-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 477
Posted By merziac

So you say it came on a bike, if so then you took...

So you say it came on a bike, if so then you took it off, what tool did you use?

If you did not use a TA thread tool, then this has already had the wrong tool forced into it and the threads may be...
10-28-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 699
Posted By merziac

:thumb: I love that one, from Pantani and...

:thumb: I love that one, from Pantani and Hampsten to a guy in PDX named Bob Burney on a Pink Merz back in the day, they struck plenty of fear in plenty of "manly men".;)
10-25-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,056
Posted By merziac

Here's the Guerciotti that I based my spaghetti...

Here's the Guerciotti that I based my spaghetti fling on, there's a Rossi there too that has a lot of numbers stamped in it and pointy stay caps that are quite different to my eye.

Assuming you...
10-25-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3,716
Views: 328,156
Posted By merziac

New livery coming? ;)

New livery coming? ;)
10-23-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 942
Posted By merziac

Ms. merziac doesn't ride much at all BUT she...

Ms. merziac doesn't ride much at all BUT she loves her bikes and was thrilled with the latest for 29th anniversary. :love:

Since we were speaking of Paramount's, this brings her official count to...
10-23-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 942
Posted By merziac

In other words, a perfect balance. ;)

In other words, a perfect balance. ;)
10-23-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By merziac

My non existent "aye"talian was a little rusty at...

My non existent "aye"talian was a little rusty at the time. ;)
10-22-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 578
Posted By merziac

True enough but most all tools require some...

True enough but most all tools require some finesse, if you're long on it , the tool(s) may be less critical.

That being said, the Park would not be my first choice but was an ok deal and...
10-20-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 459
Posted By merziac

I know, you asked. :roflmao2: The end result...

I know, you asked. :roflmao2:

The end result yields the best way to get it tight AND get it apart next time. ;)

You can also use Super glue for Loctite, just don't get carried away.
10-20-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 459
Posted By merziac

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x750/bbr7_9aa554147d3ef1795ae944fe4a310b3bd340f729.jpg

Clean threads, cup and shell, small smear of grease, then good and tight.

As...
10-18-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,918
Posted By merziac

Everywhere ;)

Everywhere ;)
10-18-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By merziac

I did know that and the LeMans story, but not the...

I did know that and the LeMans story, but not the whole story till I saw the movie, loved it and also a dyed in the wool Ford fan here too.

25 year fomoco and ASE Sr. Master tech.
10-18-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By merziac

markk900 Yep, hard to say, I'm just...

markk900

Yep, hard to say, I'm just spitballin as usual.

Never seen one of these before, kinda cool, I have a couple of PX-10's and PR-10's so...... ;)
10-18-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6,637
Views: 601,101
Posted By merziac

Yep, know that too, always type it out and did...

Yep, know that too, always type it out and did so, still :wtf:. Tx, ;)
10-17-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 58,673
Views: 8,599,916
Posted By merziac

I would be in for the Legnano if that fits...

I would be in for the Legnano if that fits anybody's plan. ;)
10-16-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,184
Posted By merziac

Tx! Yep just got back from the second ride...

Tx!

Yep just got back from the second ride with them, could not have planned it better if I knew what I was doing. ;)

What the h**l was I waiting for? Oh yeah, I'm cheap and this wasn't but so...
10-16-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,184
Posted By merziac

Ain't that the truth. :twitchy:

Ain't that the truth. :twitchy:
10-16-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,184
Posted By merziac

We have a winner but not simply no cleats, I...

We have a winner but not simply no cleats, I don't have that big of a death wish.

Had a protective sole and heel put on them, traction is good, wear like iron.

Been wanting to do this for...
10-16-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,184
Posted By merziac

Yeah, but they are wool. ;)

Yeah, but they are wool. ;)
10-16-20, 01:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 506
Posted By merziac

Its clear as mud, If I don't take it, I will need...

Its clear as mud, If I don't take it, I will need it, if I do take it, I won't need it. ;)

Spare tubes, inflator and frame pump, never been stranded from being overprepared.
10-15-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,879
Posted By merziac

Get the levers off the the bar, then warm soapy...

Get the levers off the the bar, then warm soapy water and great care should get you there. ;)
10-14-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,140
Posted By merziac

No surprise there, still a dick tude about more...

No surprise there, still a dick tude about more pics, info, clearly thinks his time is worth more than ours IMO. ;)

Hopefully you can wind him up and drop him like a stone or grind him into a good...
10-14-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,140
Posted By merziac

No worries, I get it, all in good fun. ;)

No worries, I get it, all in good fun. ;)
10-14-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,140
Posted By merziac

Hammertime! :fight: ;)

Hammertime! :fight:

;)
10-14-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,140
Posted By merziac

Murray Missile I would not drive an hour...

Murray Missile

I would not drive an hour and a half, 100mi? without pics that you asked for, the seller knows you will be more invested once you drive all that way.

They obviously want you at...
10-13-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,039,286
Posted By merziac

No expert but even if its not Ti it sure looks...

No expert but even if its not Ti it sure looks pretty bad azz from here, I would clean it up too and keep it whole, maybe swap the Uni parts over to it or do a bin build. ;)
10-13-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 584
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Great stuff here. I would suggest...

:thumb: Great stuff here.

I would suggest building the SS up as a comfortable as possible tourer aimed at the hills for a pulling mule.

Triple up front, wide range in the back all with brifters...
10-13-20, 04:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,465
Posted By merziac

You have to show up to race, then you also have...

You have to show up to race, then you also have to race to win, if you do then you did. ;)

I won half my championships at the dragstrip partly by not missing any races. :fight:
10-13-20, 03:25 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 152,165
Posted By merziac

:thumb: I wish I saw something like this...

:thumb: I wish I saw something like this everyday, so cool.
10-11-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3,306
Views: 291,569
Posted By merziac

Yep, like those with the black covers, could...

Yep, like those with the black covers, could probably be wire wheeled off.

I'll do some digging.
10-10-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,400
Posted By merziac

Yeah, wasn't suggesting a strip for this one,...

Yeah, wasn't suggesting a strip for this one, like you said , dual purpose maybe three?

Bath, strip, bake, cook, fold, spindle and mutilate. ;)

The roll around is genius.
10-08-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By merziac

:eek: H**Y CRAP! Great score, very cool....

:eek: H**Y CRAP!

Great score, very cool. :thumb:

A guy walks into the bike shop and says "my wife picked this up on offer up", I passed out on the spot and had to be revived. :roflmao2:

My...
10-05-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,936
Posted By merziac

Or the plastic release snaps off without...

Or the plastic release snaps off without releasing and you are ground to a complete pulp before its over. :(
10-05-20, 01:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,370
Posted By merziac

Many bikes that came with them are outfitted for...

Many bikes that came with them are outfitted for them, especially the brakes, there can be other things that are a PITA to change as well.

One of the "Paramount" tenants can be "do no harm", many...
10-04-20, 12:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 566
Posted By merziac

You're welcome, glad you asked. Ok, I'll...

You're welcome, glad you asked.

Ok, I'll take your word for it, for now.

And I'm no expert, don't weld or braze, did learn long ago with poor results but have a good cursory understanding.
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10-03-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,936
Posted By merziac

Do it. :thumb: Then they will be complete,...

Do it. :thumb:

Then they will be complete, cool and ready to use or move along easily.

So many of these proprietary pedals laying around rotting for this stupid reason, talk about engineered...
10-03-20, 04:37 PM
10-01-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 15,962
Posted By merziac

I still have this frame and it is still...

I still have this frame and it is still languishing. :(

Here's the pic of obrentharris's stunning resto, again. ;)
...
10-01-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 15,962
Posted By merziac

Looks like we hit the snooze button after 17....

Looks like we hit the snooze button after 17. :wtf:
10-01-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 15,962
Posted By merziac

One of ten or so according to Jim. ;) ...

One of ten or so according to Jim. ;)


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10-01-20, 02:07 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 16,742
Posted By merziac

Huge props for Mr. scarlson :thumb: This is...

Huge props for Mr. scarlson :thumb:

This is fantastic and fascinating at the same time.

Simply amazing and so glad you are sharing all the details with us.

CNC/CAD one minute, seat of the...
09-30-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 566
Posted By merziac

poggor This is not a tig job, brazing is...

poggor

This is not a tig job, brazing is what needs to be done.

If you talk to a frame builder he may be able to counsel you on how to proceed by your self.

Please take care whatever you do,...
09-30-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By merziac

Bruce moved to Eugene to be closer to these guys....

Bruce moved to Eugene to be closer to these guys. ;)

He's in the back.

These three and Newlands had as much frame building firepower as any, before or since.
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09-30-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,648
Posted By merziac

Quick connect on the hose from the compressor,...

Quick connect on the hose from the compressor, inflator of your your choice, HF, HD, ACE, gauge, no gauge with nipple to match hose then Presta adapter or clip on Schrader foot on the hose from the...
09-30-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,648
Posted By merziac

:twitchy: Tough crowd, not much love for Silca...

:twitchy: Tough crowd, not much love for Silca frame pumps.

I have at least a dozen of them, all work just fine and would get you down the road and home.

Many of them are giving up after 50...
09-29-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,680
Posted By merziac

A perfectly executed solution for the rack...

A perfectly executed solution for the rack attachment, paint to match Silca and all the rest.

Right by Jim, right by me. ;)

...
09-28-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,841
Posted By merziac

:thumb: It also keeps those stamped looking...

:thumb: It also keeps those stamped looking dropouts from looking like, well stamped looking dropouts. ;)
09-28-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 740
Posted By merziac

Hate to tell ya but you have a miracle setup...

Hate to tell ya but you have a miracle setup right now if those fenders play nice even most of the time, I would not upset that setup.

Many here could never achieve those lines, let alone have...
09-28-20, 01:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,936
Posted By merziac

Excellent, I'll take bending over road rash any...

Excellent, I'll take bending over road rash any day, especially if they can be bent back. ;)
09-28-20, 12:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 527
Posted By merziac

Classtime Its mostly about luck IME, and you...

Classtime

Its mostly about luck IME, and you have to be ready to jump which can be hard to do if you're not sure what to look for.

You say 50's which is a good start but many of them were hard...
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