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09-11-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Posted By onyerleft

Like most idiots who bought Italian bikes in...

Like most idiots who bought Italian bikes in their heyday, I was attracted to the big "names." If I had to do it over again, I would go with the lesser known builders. I'll never forget walking into...
09-10-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 709
Posted By onyerleft

Oh man, super sweet, and brings back fond...

Oh man, super sweet, and brings back fond memories. Got to check my finances and a couple of other things before I pull the trigger. Still have a financial concern with my Craftsman power mower...
09-07-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By onyerleft

Oh man, I'm almost virtually 99% sure I'll be...

Oh man, I'm almost virtually 99% sure I'll be ready to pull the trigger on these. They would complete a project bike that's been sitting in the storage shed for like eons. Before I pull the trigger,...
09-03-20, 04:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By onyerleft

Wow, amazing stash of bikes you have there for...

Wow, amazing stash of bikes you have there for sale. Ideally, would love to buy them all in one swoop, remove and bin all the good parts, donate the bad parts to a bike kitchen, keep the frames that...
09-02-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 939
Posted By onyerleft

I'll be checking my parts bins to see if I have a...

I'll be checking my parts bins to see if I have a need for the components you're offering. In general, I don't have much 600, having mostly Suntour, Dura Ace, Mavic and Campy. Some Sachs too, which...
09-01-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By onyerleft

Beautiful Ironman, slightly large for me but not...

Beautiful Ironman, slightly large for me but not too bad, and at a good price that's within my budget, barely (I don't really have the space but I have so many bikes in the house already that maybe...
09-01-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By onyerleft

That's the nicest Univega frame I've ever seen. ...

That's the nicest Univega frame I've ever seen. Alas, too small for me.
09-01-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,246
Posted By onyerleft

Oh man, I so lusted after this bike in its own...

Oh man, I so lusted after this bike in its own time, yet never was able to financially pull it off, and ended up with a Super Course Mk II, in green. I never stopped dreaming about the Competition...
09-01-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By onyerleft

That's a very good deal on a great frame. Too...

That's a very good deal on a great frame. Too small for me by a couple of inches and a half. I would like to make it work but I don't see how. One inch too large or too small, either way, from the...
09-01-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By onyerleft

These bikes had quite a following in their day...

These bikes had quite a following in their day and still rock IMO. Unfortunately, it's maybe 2 1/2 inches too small for me, and I'm not willing to endure cramps in my shoulders and legs to ride it....
09-01-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By onyerleft

Good news! While I can't afford a new bike, this...

Good news! While I can't afford a new bike, this is within my budget. (I can technically afford a new bike, but I'd have to dip into my 401(k), which I don't want to do. I'd have to pay a broker...
09-01-20, 12:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 670
Posted By onyerleft

Oh man, that's a great bike at a good price. ...

Oh man, that's a great bike at a good price. Unfortunately, it's too large for me; while I could ride it, if I suddenly had to stop I wouldn't be able to reach the ground from sitting on the saddle...
08-28-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By onyerleft

That's a beautiful bike. I had a 23" Raleigh...

That's a beautiful bike. I had a 23" Raleigh before, it's a little large but I can work out. Primarily, my main reason for iholding off buying this lovely bike is my financial situation. ...
08-15-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By onyerleft

Oh that is so classy. Unfortunately too large for...

Oh that is so classy. Unfortunately too large for me. Right now, due to my finances, I'm looking more at framesets than complete builds. I figure I have enough parts in the bins to build up a...
08-10-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By onyerleft

Oh man, that's beautiful, it even has the...

Oh man, that's beautiful, it even has the original spoke protector on it, which is a big plus and adds to the value.

Unfortunately, this beautiful bike too small for me to ride. I'm not willing...
08-07-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,028
Posted By onyerleft

I'm debating whether to bid. The dent isn't a...

I'm debating whether to bid. The dent isn't a deal-breaker because the price is being discounted to take that into account. The frame is slightly large for me, but I could deal with it by lowering...
07-28-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By onyerleft

I didn't know Dura Ace made stems. I have a...

I didn't know Dura Ace made stems. I have a bunch of quill stems in my bin so I can't justify adding another, although it's tempting....
07-28-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,208
Posted By onyerleft

Oh man, I'm not tall enough to make that work. ...

Oh man, I'm not tall enough to make that work. I'd have to drop the seat all the way down, and even then, I don't know if I could reach the handlebars.
07-28-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By onyerleft

I'm sure you could find a machine shop willing to...

I'm sure you could find a machine shop willing to make a chainring, if you can't find one on ebay.
07-18-20, 05:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,303
Posted By onyerleft

It's unfortunate you're so tall. Consider...

It's unfortunate you're so tall. Consider undergoing Height Reduction Surgery (HRS). Granted, having elective surgery performed is not so easy these days with the virus consuming so many medical...
07-18-20, 05:11 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 5,582
Posted By onyerleft

Fake news! The virus is a hoax. I know this for a...

Fake news! The virus is a hoax. I know this for a fact because our political leaders have said so. And they would never, ever, lie to the public merely to advance their own self-interest. (Neither...
07-18-20, 04:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By onyerleft

When non-cyclists visit my house for the first...

When non-cyclists visit my house for the first time, they always ask what my (non-home made) bike stand is. I tell them what it is and quickly move on to show them the rest of the house. To have a...
07-18-20, 04:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,019
Posted By onyerleft

Why Modolo brakes? A bad place to save weight,...

Why Modolo brakes? A bad place to save weight, unless you want your wife to collect life insurance. Just get some cheap new black Tektro's -- black, so nobody will notice them or call you out on them.
07-18-20, 04:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By onyerleft

I believe that Park offers something like that --...

I believe that Park offers something like that -- why don't you check Park's webite and find out for yourself instead of asking strangers on the internet? PRO TIP: I've never tried this but many...
07-18-20, 04:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By onyerleft

That's irrelevant. There wasn't much consistency...

That's irrelevant. There wasn't much consistency with anything their factory(s) did.
07-17-20, 02:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,924
Posted By onyerleft

Why not ask your local shop? You'll be there...

Why not ask your local shop? You'll be there anyway, see what they have to say.
07-17-20, 02:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 700
Posted By onyerleft

I treat minimum seatpost markings like my crack:...

I treat minimum seatpost markings like my crack: I never want either one to show. But if I were an electrician, handyman, HVAC repairman or plumber, I might not care so much about the latter....
07-17-20, 02:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By onyerleft

Try doing a 10 mile course at 93% effort instead...

Try doing a 10 mile course at 93% effort instead of 95%. That's what I do (12 mile course).
07-17-20, 02:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 578
Posted By onyerleft

You say the Grizzly is your project but you don't...

You say the Grizzly is your project but you don't say what your project is. Are you trying to restore it for authenticity, or are you trying to make it most useful as a rider? Or maybe it's not...
06-30-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,567
Posted By onyerleft

I think I'm just about ready to send you a PM. I...

I think I'm just about ready to send you a PM. I still debating with myself, however, about the size. I'd probably have to sell it to a third party.
06-29-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By onyerleft

I used to get up early on Sunday, park at the...

I used to get up early on Sunday, park at the bottom of Stunt Road, go up Stunt and Scheuren, down Los Flores, ride on PCH South until Tuna Canyon, up Tuna Canyon and back. And with a 42 x 26 for my...
06-19-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By onyerleft

Oh, I didn't recall that Campy did away with the...

Oh, I didn't recall that Campy did away with the black metal oil port clip for the 50th Anniversary gruppo, but I guess they did. I always thought that that clip was stupid anyway. It was just one...
06-19-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By onyerleft

I've been jonesing for white powder-coated...

I've been jonesing for white powder-coated components (Sante or Ole), which are really the bee's knees, and would go well with my white saddle, handlebar tape and brake hoods. I'm thinking I'm just...
06-16-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By onyerleft

Don't have a need for it at the moment.

Don't have a need for it at the moment.
06-16-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,182
Posted By onyerleft

Sante was a great gruppo. Who couldn't love white...

Sante was a great gruppo. Who couldn't love white powder coated parts. (The only thing better than Sante was Suntour Ole. Also white parts - yum.) I wish I had the scratch to spring for this but...
06-16-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,043
Posted By onyerleft

Some of the "cyclists" who frequent the C&V...

Some of the "cyclists" who frequent the C&V subforum are familiar with these brands. I recall that somebody recently purchased the Battaglin.

Personally, for what these Italian frames go for I...
06-11-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By onyerleft

Converting front 160 rotor to 180

On my suspension fork (Rockshox), can I convert the rotor from 160 to 180 without using an adaptor?
06-05-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,016
Posted By onyerleft

The article is also fatally flawed because it...

The article is also fatally flawed because it fails to contain an in-depth discussion of assplosions.
06-05-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 660
Posted By onyerleft

Woot woot woot, great score!

Woot woot woot, great score!
06-05-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 955
Posted By onyerleft

I'm thinking I'm just about ready to send you a...

I'm thinking I'm just about ready to send you a PM.
06-04-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,132
Posted By onyerleft

Agreed. I wouldn't mock OP for the pedals. Not so...

Agreed. I wouldn't mock OP for the pedals. Not so the saddle. By the time this bike was introduced, all the pros had long ago moved away from the absurd Brooks saddles. Eric van-der-whatshisass is...
06-04-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By onyerleft

At my age, I'd be more interested in dating...

At my age, I'd be more interested in dating vintage French ladies than vintage French bikes. Just sayin'.
06-04-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,072
Posted By onyerleft

Raced how? As in racing your brother or best...

Raced how? As in racing your brother or best friend around the block?
05-31-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,572
Posted By onyerleft

Some nice parts there. I've got a healthy...

Some nice parts there. I've got a healthy collection of NOS vintage parts, so I don't see a need to make further purchases. It would only duplicate what I've already binned.
05-31-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By onyerleft

Or not. Most C&V bikes don't fit their owners. ...

Or not. Most C&V bikes don't fit their owners. Fact.
05-31-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,349
Posted By onyerleft

I like to go to REI, proud and high-minded in the...

I like to go to REI, proud and high-minded in the knowledge that I'm an owner. But oddly, they don't treat me like an owner because they always apprehend me when I start stuffing my pockets with...
05-31-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,032
Posted By onyerleft

And yet, hi ten steel has a huge following among...

And yet, hi ten steel has a huge following among the "cyclists" who frequent the C&V subforum.

I believe that Reynolds 531 (and similar iterations) is as good as it gets. Columbus starting...
05-28-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 508
Posted By onyerleft

Why would you want to advertise your Fredliness...

Why would you want to advertise your Fredliness to other cyclists by running a triple? Asking for a friend.
05-28-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,016
Posted By onyerleft

Seeing that picture of a busty Loretta Lynn...

Seeing that picture of a busty Loretta Lynn sitting on a rock in a river, like some Siren, made me think lusting thoughts.:love: But then I remembered that she had, like, 25 children by the time she...
05-26-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,410
Posted By onyerleft

It's a little too large for me. If I bought it,...

It's a little too large for me. If I bought it, i would have to lower the seat such that only a couple of inches of seatpost would clear the seat lug. So i'll reluctantly pass.
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