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01-16-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 817
Posted By 3alarmer

...depends a lot on the maker's name, the size,...

...depends a lot on the maker's name, the size, condition, and age of the accordion, and the tone quality (which has a lot to do with the reeds.)
Some of the older, nicer ones can be a little...
01-16-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 817
Posted By 3alarmer

...not always. I bought a used accordion off Cl...

...not always. I bought a used accordion off Cl in Lincoln, and it plays OK. :) It was only $150.
01-16-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 817
Posted By 3alarmer

My Cycleart repaint with a steel fork.

...even with the touring model wheelbase and stay length, it's a little stiff unless you max out the tyre widths.
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01-16-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 817
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I live not too far from Lincoln, CA, and I...

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...I live not too far from Lincoln, CA, and I never heard of this guy before. There are a lot of pretty nice Cannondale's locally at bargain prices these days, so it's difficult to understand why...
01-14-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 169
Posted By 3alarmer

...the simplest attachment (and it works very...

...the simplest attachment (and it works very well and seems to last a long time) is to glue in some blind rivet heads you find appealing, and then use 3M Trim Tape...
Forum: Foo
01-14-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13,302
Views: 761,156
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...was the original writer of the hit song,...

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...was the original writer of the hit song, "Sugar, Sugar".
He was thrown out of The Archies and screwed out of his royalties in a classic story of music industry betrayal.
Forum: Foo
01-14-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13,302
Views: 761,156
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...still wonders what his life might have...

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...still wonders what his life might have been like, had there only been a chocolate Twinkie.
Forum: Foo
01-14-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13,302
Views: 761,156
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...when he was a boy, you could buy Twinkies...

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...when he was a boy, you could buy Twinkies for a dime. Those were good times, and life was sweet.
Replies: 12
Views: 264
Posted By 3alarmer

...painting a fade color scheme is not usually...

...painting a fade color scheme is not usually done in that manner. If I had to guess, I'd guess sun fading to a non colorfast pigment. That it appears on both sides is simply an indication that the...
Replies: 12
Views: 264
Posted By 3alarmer

...despite their generally good performance, a...

...despite their generally good performance, a Tres Tubi Aelle Italian frame is not especially valuable. I have one or two of them, and I like the road feel. But given values in general for all...
01-13-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 632
Posted By 3alarmer

...Hozan makes a high quality pedal wrench, but i...

...Hozan makes a high quality pedal wrench, but i usually end up using this one.
...
01-13-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 212
Posted By 3alarmer

...there have been several people here in the...

...there have been several people here in the past few years who have expressed concerns about the lithium in lithium grease, as a contributor to galvanic corrosion.
I have never experienced...
Forum: Foo
01-13-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13,302
Views: 761,156
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...knows how they made the sausage.

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...knows how they made the sausage.
Forum: Foo
01-12-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 13,302
Views: 761,156
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...has a sudden and inexplicable desire for a...

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...has a sudden and inexplicable desire for a hot polish with kraut on a crunchy roll.
01-12-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By 3alarmer

...I echo the idea that something in a 5 arm...

...I echo the idea that something in a 5 arm crank with 110 bcd is your best bet for something as small as you are proposing.
Besides the old Deore, here's a link to some of the others from back...
01-12-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 702
Posted By 3alarmer

...a modern bike is much more acceptable for...

...a modern bike is much more acceptable for servicing and mechanical repair at most local bike shops. Depending on how recent it is, parts might be more readily available bought new.
I'm not...
01-12-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 801
Posted By 3alarmer

...people from the neighborhood go onto my front...

...people from the neighborhood go onto my front lawn and steal my oranges. Should I dig a pit ?


The advantages are obvious...no physical contact, and I can still go outside, film whoever falls...
01-12-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 801
Posted By 3alarmer

...a decade in Visalia passes by in what seems to...

...a decade in Visalia passes by in what seems to be only a century.
01-12-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 515
Posted By 3alarmer

...thanks for this effort. That picture of Killy...

...thanks for this effort. That picture of Killy on the Schwinn exercise bike is Gold ! Also, the foot anatomy and solutions article is pretty good.
I did not remember how much a Klein frame cost...
Forum: Foo
01-11-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13,302
Views: 761,156
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...tired of always carrying a huge credit...

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...tired of always carrying a huge credit card balance, he decided in November that he would economize.
Food was a logical place to cut back, and now, as a Breatharian, he hasn't spent a dime on...
Replies: 14
Views: 326
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...you should keep it. That fork is the...

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...you should keep it. That fork is the standard tubular crown used by Raleigh for many years on their lesser bicycles like the 3 speed Sports and even on some of the better ones like the Lenton...
01-10-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By 3alarmer

...cut the horizontal portion of the stem, (and...

...cut the horizontal portion of the stem, (and the stem bolt when you reach it,) off with an angle grinder or a reciprocating saw. Aluminum alloy will tend to fill the grinding edge on a grinder ...
Forum: Foo
01-09-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13,302
Views: 761,156
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...unlike the trendy, fake journalism of the...

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...unlike the trendy, fake journalism of the Times, his mission is defined as exposing lies as the truth.
Forum: Foo
01-09-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13,302
Views: 761,156
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...has one of those "Nobody rides for free....

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...has one of those "Nobody rides for free. Cash, grass, or ass." stickers on the dashboard of his '73 Chevy pickup.
Forum: Foo
01-09-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13,302
Views: 761,156
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...his Grindr profile name is "Just...

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...his Grindr profile name is "Just Peachy".
Forum: Foo
01-08-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13,302
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Posted By 3alarmer

. ...ought to know.

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...ought to know.
01-08-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 714
Posted By 3alarmer

...using a standard pop rivet is problematic...

...using a standard pop rivet is problematic because the interior of the rivet projects far enough into the head tube to interfere with the steerer tube.
It would probably work if you could find...
01-08-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 714
Posted By 3alarmer

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1187494...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1187494-headbadge-mounting-method-using-brass-rivets.html
Forum: Foo
01-08-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13,302
Views: 761,156
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...in his part time second job as an Uber...

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...in his part time second job as an Uber driver, he likes to portray different characters, hoping eventually to get his big break and get "discovered" for the movies. This week he's been wearing...
01-08-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,939
Posted By 3alarmer

... ....I might be alone in this experience,...

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....I might be alone in this experience, but I once ended up in an ambulance (with a rather impressive concussion) from losing a pedal at speed on a Raleigh 3 speed when I hit a pothole. ...
01-07-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,939
Posted By 3alarmer

. ... ( I use clips and straps on all my...

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... ( I use clips and straps on all my bikes),and if I might add an observation : There are very few tooe straps being made and sold these days that work well.
What you want is something that is...
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...are the pictures to scale ? Are they...

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...are the pictures to scale ? Are they bigger than a breadbox ?
01-06-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 479
Posted By 3alarmer

...did you mention whether you are riding with...

...did you mention whether you are riding with fenders ?
01-06-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 479
Posted By 3alarmer

...rattle like this are usually caused by...

...rattle like this are usually caused by gremlins. Or at this point I'm beginning to think you might be cursed. :(
01-06-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 20,977
Posted By 3alarmer

...I read somewhere you can use saran wrap for...

...I read somewhere you can use saran wrap for brazing flux on plastic frames. I say go for it and report back.
Forum: Foo
01-05-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13,302
Views: 761,156
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...rolls up his pants legs and shaves his...

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...rolls up his pants legs and shaves his legs to go faster on his Rollfast's.
Forum: Foo
01-05-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 13,302
Views: 761,156
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...puts his pants on both legs at the same...

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...puts his pants on both legs at the same time, just like everyone else.
Forum: Foo
01-04-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13,302
Views: 761,156
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...already broke his resolution for the new...

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...already broke his resolution for the new year to wear pants.
01-04-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 479
Posted By 3alarmer

...true dat. Half the used rear wheels I check...

...true dat. Half the used rear wheels I check out are dished improperly, some by a little and some by what seems to be a lot.
After the adventures they've already had in life, I can't be...
01-03-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 532
Posted By 3alarmer

,,,that's not a good reason, Is, but hi anyway....

,,,that's not a good reason, Is, but hi anyway. :love:
01-03-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 479
Posted By 3alarmer

...wheels rarely go "out of dish", but they do...

...wheels rarely go "out of dish", but they do sometimes go out of "true" in a flat plane.
If your wheel is out of dish, it was probably built wrong, or maybe someone added a wider freewheel...
Forum: Foo
01-03-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13,302
Views: 761,156
Posted By 3alarmer

^^^^ ...this is the reason he is permanently...

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...this is the reason he is permanently banned from all the "Wave/Don't Wave" threads.
01-03-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 457
Posted By 3alarmer

...most of the paints you run into on an older...

...most of the paints you run into on an older bike like this will start to bubble and smoke well before this, like in the 5-600* neighborhood. There are some high temp paints, but they don't get...
01-03-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 457
Posted By 3alarmer

...there used to be square taper BB's made in the...

...there used to be square taper BB's made in the beginning (of them as sealed) that were specced "68-71", then they kind of disappeared. I always wondered why ?
01-03-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 457
Posted By 3alarmer

...I don't remember exactly how I worked this. :o...

...I don't remember exactly how I worked this. :o I definitely did not use spacers. I think maybe I discovered that I could use a regular sealed unit with some cups I had lying around with no lip...
Forum: Foo
01-03-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13,302
Views: 761,156
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...just like his avatar photo, he finds...

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...just like his avatar photo, he finds himself offering a friendly salute to anyone he encounters in daily life. Always chips in a remark in the " Wave/ Don't Wave ? " threads.
01-03-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 457
Posted By 3alarmer

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/ron_cooper_restoration_4_001_ac37397e686b121c9f741eef1ef67bc149478528.jpg...
01-03-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 457
Posted By 3alarmer

...once you block off the BB shell holes, the...

...once you block off the BB shell holes, the bottle braze on holes, and any other openings, you pour it in through the seat lug opening. You usually can't get into the seat stays, but that's a...
Forum: Foo
01-02-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13,302
Views: 761,156
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...thinks "social media" is one of the...

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...thinks "social media" is one of the diseases you get if you don't use "protection".
Forum: Foo
01-02-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13,302
Views: 761,156
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...has a deep appreciation of my role as an...

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...has a deep appreciation of my role as an internet influencer.
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