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05-25-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,108
Posted By JustinOldPhart

Ya know, indy, if things are that constrained on...

Ya know, indy, if things are that constrained on what is obviously a bit of humour, they can delete it and ban me. If that is taken as a serious threat to society, they can delete it and ban me. If...
05-25-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,108
Posted By JustinOldPhart

I am saddened to discover what crosses the line...

I am saddened to discover what crosses the line in this regard.
05-24-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By JustinOldPhart

Fred did all sorts of things that were practical...

Fred did all sorts of things that were practical but were things that only he did. I think that, in that picture, there is a sew-up on the rear and a clincher on the front. His granny gear is good...
05-24-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By JustinOldPhart

I got Fred's book as a Christmas gift in '74 and...

I got Fred's book as a Christmas gift in '74 and found the idea of a sloping top tube quite astounding. I have always wondered just how much that bike may have influenced the later builders. There is...
05-24-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By JustinOldPhart

Fred DeLong's touring bike, circa late '60s....

Fred DeLong's touring bike, circa late '60s. Strangely, with a Unicantor or somesuch on it. A custom job, it is essentially a Paramount....
05-23-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By JustinOldPhart

I like that very much. I'll need to look into...

I like that very much. I'll need to look into that.
05-23-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,369
Posted By JustinOldPhart

Carbon Dioxide can be compressed into a liquid...

Carbon Dioxide can be compressed into a liquid form at room temperature. Thus, there is a large volume of C02 available when it converts from a liquid into a gaseous form. It converts from a liquid...
05-23-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,780
Posted By JustinOldPhart

sdmc530, I'm not trying to belabor the point; I...

sdmc530, I'm not trying to belabor the point; I add this in case others might find some utility in it. I have glasses with bifocals, too. What I found was that the reading prescription in the...
05-23-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By JustinOldPhart

IONO, dude, it just whooshed right over my head....

IONO, dude, it just whooshed right over my head. If it had been a B66 I would have got it.

It was an "OK, boomer" moment.
05-23-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 360
Posted By JustinOldPhart

To your point, then, Andrew R Stewart, it is not...

To your point, then, Andrew R Stewart, it is not a case of if, but when. I think that the "when" is dependent on if the frame is straightened or not. Your point is well taken that, if the frame is...
05-23-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,780
Posted By JustinOldPhart

I have the 130 and the RTL510. My choice of the...

I have the 130 and the RTL510. My choice of the 130 was based upon my knowledge that I will never do power meter, heart rate monitor, cadence, or any other sensor-based stuff beyond the RTL (not that...
05-23-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 360
Posted By JustinOldPhart

^^^This. It's dead, Jim. It has crossed the...

^^^This. It's dead, Jim. It has crossed the rainbow bridge. It is pining for the fjord. If it were a person it would be at room temperature. It has gone into the light.
05-23-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By JustinOldPhart

I have no idea what you have, but I am...

I have no idea what you have, but I am interested. Do you have a link that is specific to what you have?
05-22-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By JustinOldPhart

Wut?

Wut?
05-22-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,166
Posted By JustinOldPhart

This seems to be sort of a Schrödinger problem....

This seems to be sort of a Schrödinger problem. Is he in the box or, as many in this thread opine, is he completely outside of the box? As Schrödinger would suggest, we cannot know if he is in the...
05-22-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 37,925
Posted By JustinOldPhart

My name is not Justin. But then, you knew...

My name is not Justin.

But then, you knew that...
05-22-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,693
Posted By JustinOldPhart

Yeah, but when all is said and done it is, well,...

Yeah, but when all is said and done it is, well, still a Saaaab.

That upside-down car; I believe I remember it. Wasn't it one of Patrick Bedard's follies? I reserve the right to be wrong on that;...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,790
Posted By JustinOldPhart

In '74 I ordered a frame from Al Eisentraut. I...

In '74 I ordered a frame from Al Eisentraut. I put Crane and DA stuff on it. I wore that stuff out. I put DA AX stuff on it and wore that out. Then I put what, at the time, was almost vintage Campy...
05-22-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,693
Posted By JustinOldPhart

I am enamored of the rocketesque paint job. It is...

I am enamored of the rocketesque paint job. It is mahvelous, simply mahvelous.

Overall body roll doesn't look too bad, either, for a live axle hunka Detroit Iron.
05-20-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 949
Posted By JustinOldPhart

It went around on the Forester forum, too, with I...

It went around on the Forester forum, too, with I think pretty much the same conclusion. EU requires trailer brakes on any trailer over 750Kg.
05-20-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 949
Posted By JustinOldPhart

Yup, and 1500 pounds is pretty minimal. I'd dang...

Yup, and 1500 pounds is pretty minimal. I'd dang near max it out with a two-rail trailer with my two motorcycles and a gear box. The Euro version, IIRC, is at least 2000Kg. My wife's '18 Outback is...
05-20-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 949
Posted By JustinOldPhart

I have a Forester that can't tow a dang thing,...

I have a Forester that can't tow a dang thing, even though it is the Police Interceptor version.
Still, I put a 2" hitch on it. A platform rack will sway and pivot less in the larger receiver. I...
Replies: 41
Views: 1,604
Posted By JustinOldPhart

Perhaps some definition of terms is in order. A...

Perhaps some definition of terms is in order. A cyclist, when fitting a frame, will measure from the floor to the crotch area, and do so either in shoes or not and in shorts or not, depending on his...
Replies: 41
Views: 1,604
Posted By JustinOldPhart

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1042901...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1042901-asian-serial-number-guide.html
Replies: 41
Views: 1,604
Posted By JustinOldPhart

I think the Deer Head logo dates it to the...

I think the Deer Head logo dates it to the '84-'86 model years. As a mountain bike, it is huge. As a road-ridden bike, it's rather large. Normally, a 24" framed road bike would fit a person with a...
05-18-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By JustinOldPhart

The best one I ever had was the Dog Pump. It was...

The best one I ever had was the Dog Pump. It was some no-name thing that had Frenchy writing on it: "Pompe de Poche" which everyone knows means "Dog Pump". It was a resin thing that telescoped from...
05-18-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By JustinOldPhart

In that case, the Topeak recommendation is an...

In that case, the Topeak recommendation is an excellent one.
05-18-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By JustinOldPhart

That pitcher is of one of them compressor...

That pitcher is of one of them compressor machines. 'Snot a pump. It's got a sleek box around it, but it just like this here gizmo.

...
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By JustinOldPhart

Nice old Schwinns, but it is the pink basket that...

Nice old Schwinns, but it is the pink basket that is the real find.
05-18-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 569
Posted By JustinOldPhart

What are the blocks made out of? It's going...

What are the blocks made out of?

It's going to sound stupid, but I have a driveway made of pavers that are somewhat variegated in color. I got a few oil drops on them and simply sprayed lighter...
05-18-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By JustinOldPhart

I am having trouble envisioning a tire pump that...

I am having trouble envisioning a tire pump that is not portable...

Nope, I looked again and they all seem to be portable.
Forum: Foo
05-18-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 467
Posted By JustinOldPhart

Harvick won and did the obligatory burn-out....

Harvick won and did the obligatory burn-out. After that, he normally would have exited the car, jumped on the roof, pumped his fist, and the crowd would go wild. Instead, he was approached by an...
05-17-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 643
Posted By JustinOldPhart

I always thought archery would be a fun sport to...

I always thought archery would be a fun sport to get into. If it can be kept simple and low-key I think it would be immensely enjoyable.
When I was in junior high we used to shoot in the gym during...
05-17-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 919
Posted By JustinOldPhart

Dudes, abide. It's a shifter cable. Absolute...

Dudes, abide. It's a shifter cable. Absolute worst-case scenario, he rides home on the small cog. Hell, I'd tie it in a blood knot or a surgeon's knot and have a go at it.
Forum: Foo
05-17-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 467
Posted By JustinOldPhart

No sooner I said that and Jimmie gets loose and...

No sooner I said that and Jimmie gets loose and tries to pit maneuver Stenhouse, then spins into the inside wall. Dumbass.
Forum: Foo
05-17-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 467
Posted By JustinOldPhart

Yo, bro, I have just three words for you....

Yo, bro, I have just three words for you. Daytona.

Aside from the first lap mishap, I think Darlington will be clean today. Certainly nothing like Ryan's aerial pirouette at Daytona.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,457
Posted By JustinOldPhart

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/399x126/download_jef_beab46de7908461829aa3e3e50ce4b3597044967.jpg
Forum: Foo
05-17-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 772
Posted By JustinOldPhart

I had a Craftsman self-propelled mower and a...

I had a Craftsman self-propelled mower and a McLane edger. They both went belly-up at about the same time after 15 years of service. I put them to the curb for Juan the Metal Man to take care of.
...
Forum: Foo
05-17-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 467
Posted By JustinOldPhart

Nascar!!

Ky Bush and Ku Bush and Danny, Joey, Jimmie and Ryan! Whosyerdriver?

It's Sunday, NASCAR is on. The world is back. No more of that iRacing ****.

Buuuuuusch.
05-15-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,050
Posted By JustinOldPhart

It was tongue-in-cheek question (and I forgot the...

It was tongue-in-cheek question (and I forgot the winkie emoji), as Tom Hanks is one of my favorite actors. "That Thing You Do" wasn't a favorite movie, but I do remember that quote.
05-15-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 297,180
Posted By JustinOldPhart

In 1975 I was hit a glancing blow by an old dude...

In 1975 I was hit a glancing blow by an old dude in a sliver Buick deuce-and-a-quarter. That put me on the ground at a high speed with the bike safely ejected to the boulevard strip.
In 1987 I went...
05-15-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,050
Posted By JustinOldPhart

Precisely this! Except you have to keep with the...

Precisely this! Except you have to keep with the anagram thing. Phonetical anagrams work.

By the way, what is an oh-nee-der?
05-15-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 800
Posted By JustinOldPhart

I know what you said, but this is what I heard.

I know what you said, but this is what I heard.
05-15-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,050
Posted By JustinOldPhart

Well, see, this is because you're not a true...

Well, see, this is because you're not a true cognoscente, an inside tracker, you don't know 'the ****', you don't have 'a guy'.

Just like Favre pronounced his name FARV, Domane is pronounced...
05-14-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,183
Posted By JustinOldPhart

You sold a bike and don't know, for sure, if the...

You sold a bike and don't know, for sure, if the bike was made out of steel or if it was made out of aluminum.

It would seem to me that you are not really in much of a position to say that there...
05-14-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By JustinOldPhart

Did you see this thread? It's old with some dead...

Did you see this thread? It's old with some dead links, but there are people who are into the Zullo. You may find some information and there may be some clues.
...
05-13-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By JustinOldPhart

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TV2em3YsNtk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TV2em3YsNtk
05-13-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 896
Posted By JustinOldPhart

I ride on leather saddles, Ideale and Brooks....

I ride on leather saddles, Ideale and Brooks. This type of saddle will break in to your anatomy. Sometimes it takes time and sometimes it takes a baseball bat, but they do break in.

The type of...
05-13-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 531
Posted By JustinOldPhart

Not my circus, not my monkeys.

Not my circus, not my monkeys.
05-13-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,183
Posted By JustinOldPhart

In order to avoid having your dogma run over by...

In order to avoid having your dogma run over by his karma, I'd give him a refund.

Now, if you want to be a stickler about it, then go to the bike shop and have them show you. If there is any sign...
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