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02-26-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,247
Posted By qcpmsame

Oh wow, that Mondia really makes my liver quiver!...

Oh wow, that Mondia really makes my liver quiver! Very nice looking bicycle, in every aspect, IMHO. If you have kept that one that nice nd maintained, so well all this time, kudos sir.

Bill
02-23-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,247
Posted By qcpmsame

Our small, family General Contractors firm had...

Our small, family General Contractors firm had the old Autocad 2000, now their price for new station licenses would darned near bankrupt us:eek:. I'm retiring here shortly, so its going to be up to...
02-22-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,695
Posted By qcpmsame

Conti's Giros have gone down in their durability...

Conti's Giros have gone down in their durability and quality over the past couple or years. When I first used them on the Medici DD sent my way, they held up quite well. Last pair I used, in 2019,...
02-22-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,247
Posted By qcpmsame

RoS, Interesting CAD work you have done, very...

RoS,
Interesting CAD work you have done, very realistic renderings that you are generating to work with. Those 3M paint stripper attachments are really good stuff, beats the hand cramps from using...
02-17-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,247
Posted By qcpmsame

Interesting build/restoration project, I'm...

Interesting build/restoration project, I'm following this one to watch how the rust is handled by a caring and skilled enthusiast from here. My '80 ( as best as the Learned Elders in this forum can...
02-17-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,695
Posted By qcpmsame

Always love seeing you post pics of the Alpina,...

Always love seeing you post pics of the Alpina, it is such a pretty, classically built and configured bicycle. As to tubs, personally I use glue, out of habit since 1979. The modern tape is much...
01-31-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By qcpmsame

Wow, just plain WOW, this Bandit is one beautiful...

Wow, just plain WOW, this Bandit is one beautiful piece of engineering and adaptive design/craftsmanship. Good see you got it finished before the spring is upon us!! That green colourway is...
01-31-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,574
Posted By qcpmsame

Rode rollers back in the late 70's, during any...

Rode rollers back in the late 70's, during any extreme cold snaps or sustained rainy periods (monsoon/hurricane seasons here.) Now its a Kurt Kinetic basic wind resistance stand that keeps me active...
01-30-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 937
Posted By qcpmsame

This, and being over friendly with the other long...

This, and being over friendly with the other long time members dang near ended the 50-Plus Forum a while ago. I believe Tom's Stickie about it is still there, but the instigator was banned (Karma...
01-30-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By qcpmsame

The last webinar I participated in was on vocal...

The last webinar I participated in was on vocal softening and therapies, interesting gentleman that was the guest speaker for the event. He went into the LSVT therapies and the use of physical...
01-24-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By qcpmsame

Sounds like you are on top of things, I am taking...

Sounds like you are on top of things, I am taking Sinemet, Amantadine and Rasagaline for tremors, Dystonia and swallowing issues. And, a nice walk usually helps the legs to settle down and stop...
01-20-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By qcpmsame

At 64, this place and the people, are some the...

At 64, this place and the people, are some the best means of enabling a cycling addiction, er habit. Been hanging around the place since Jan 2008, kind of like an old bat in a bell tower.

Bill
01-20-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By qcpmsame

Best post about saddles for new cyclist I have...

Best post about saddles for new cyclist I have seen. Even if you have a Hybrid, Mountain Bike, or Cruiser type, get a good, modern saddle. A good Local Bike Shop can help you get the one that best...
01-20-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By qcpmsame

Been riding with a PD diagnosis since 2014, and a...

Been riding with a PD diagnosis since 2014, and a firm believer that my cycling works better than meds, in many ways. My balance is better when I am getting in regular rides, 4-6 times weekly (that...
01-11-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,153
Posted By qcpmsame

No problems here at all, just not something I...

No problems here at all, just not something I would attempt, and I have two steel frames needing repainting. In my shop. Considering media blasting as no chromed lugs or socks are involved with the...
01-09-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,073
Posted By qcpmsame

Could give an entirely new meaning to being "On...

Could give an entirely new meaning to being "On the Rivet":rolleyes:

Bill
01-09-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,153
Posted By qcpmsame

Measured camp cooking fires and charcoal grilles...

Measured camp cooking fires and charcoal grilles with pyro-thermostats, at +500* F. One hour is a pretty good length of time, also.

Bill
01-09-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,153
Posted By qcpmsame

The heat of even a camp fire could change the...

The heat of even a camp fire could change the crystalline structure and bonds of the metals, maybe not drastically, but it has been altered and its strength is compromised to a degree. As a site...
01-02-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 491
Posted By qcpmsame

I did; qcpmsame...

I did; qcpmsame (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/qcpmsame-110545.html) is the proud owner of that frame today. It was a tad too small for me, but it was still one of the best-handling bikes I'd...
12-26-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By qcpmsame

To quote Jorma, "Another Good Man Done Gone A...

To quote Jorma, "Another Good Man Done Gone A Full Go 'Round. RIP Leslie West.

Bill
12-26-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By qcpmsame

Welcome aboard, abandon all hope of any escape or...

Welcome aboard, abandon all hope of any escape or recovery from the chronic disease you've contracted.

This forum is the greatest group of enablers, .........err friends, you could ever hope to...
12-26-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,810
Posted By qcpmsame

Nailed my reasoning behind my Apple addiction,...

Nailed my reasoning behind my Apple addiction, add in an Apple Watch to the MacBook Air and iPhone. Everything integrates seamlessly, I can control starts and stops from the watch, Strada and the...
12-11-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,810
Posted By qcpmsame

Just another day in the Corps, where every day is...

Just another day in the Corps, where every day is a holiday, and every meal a banquet......:roflmao2:If nomadmax has had worse, he has my total empathy. At least we have avoided the Covid plague, so...
12-10-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,810
Posted By qcpmsame

Had a set of Kreitler rollers, picked them up in...

Had a set of Kreitler rollers, picked them up in 1979, from a fellow club member. Loved riding them once I found the balance points, and set up a box fan for give some air movement in our little...
07-29-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,632
Posted By qcpmsame

Nice job of polishing out the hairline...

Nice job of polishing out the hairline orangeology . I worked in failure analysis of steel, in the construction industry (quality engineer,) for 30+ years, you might want to do a "poor man's"...
07-10-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By qcpmsame

Sad time at Boulder Bicycle

Just received an email from Boulder Bicycle, sad news from their operation. (If this duplicates any earlier post, please delete, and apologies to all.)


"BoulderBicycle.bike...
06-26-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,857
Posted By qcpmsame

Now you're talking our language, resistance is...

Now you're talking our language, resistance is futile and escape is impossible. I thought that a single C&V ride would suffice, now its two completed and two on my workbench to get done. I'm a sick...
06-26-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,279
Posted By qcpmsame

Res Ipsa Loquitor Bill

Res Ipsa Loquitor

Bill
06-26-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,279
Posted By qcpmsame

That just screams "hipster", the spare cogs under...

That just screams "hipster", the spare cogs under the seat (hadn't thought about the relationship to "Truck Nuts":rolleyes:,) and that humongous ugly stem, just push the double crankset over the...
06-26-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,857
Posted By qcpmsame

Welcome aboard, one question though. What is...

Welcome aboard, one question though.

What is this, "Choosing One", of which you speak?:foo: We know not of this concept here, N+1 is the motto we live by:innocent:.

If you haven't already...
06-26-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 692
Posted By qcpmsame

If its strictly a wall hanger, with an occasional...

If its strictly a wall hanger, with an occasional ride thrown in, Vittoria with skin walls at the price level you can afford would be my choice. As said, if you ride it much, get the best tire you...
06-26-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By qcpmsame

That De Rosa turned out nicely sloar ! If it...

That De Rosa turned out nicely sloar ! If it works for you, ride it and keep smiling at the good fortune.

Semper fi Bro!

Bill
06-26-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,932
Posted By qcpmsame

Welcome aboard T.McD. , hopefully the other...

Welcome aboard T.McD. , hopefully the other learned elders will be happening by your thread. Paging juvela and T-Mar and the others. The info already given is all spot on, the first thing that caught...
06-26-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By qcpmsame

Well done, its something that will serve you...

Well done, its something that will serve you well. From the drops isn't that difficult, concentration is the key. Keep on keeping' on SammyJ

Bill
06-25-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,798
Posted By qcpmsame

Subscribed, good to see another Swedish themed...

Subscribed, good to see another Swedish themed build, and direct for Sweden too:thumb:

Bill
06-25-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 19,463
Posted By qcpmsame

Diggin' up bones, just sittin' here alone digging...

Diggin' up bones, just sittin' here alone digging up bones.........
06-25-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,815
Posted By qcpmsame

Whatever works for SammyJ , the USPS bags are...

Whatever works for SammyJ , the USPS bags are free at any post office, and out of their mailing options they are the least expensive. I fit as many as five items in a tyvek envelope when the last 50+...
06-22-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,074
Posted By qcpmsame

Any sign of a serial number? With that you can...

Any sign of a serial number? With that you can decode it at vintage Cannondale for the date of mfgr. I had a '91 SR300, Crit geometry, and I regret selling it to this day, it was a weapon indeed. I...
06-21-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,815
Posted By qcpmsame

We used the Flat Rate tyvek envelopes from USPS...

We used the Flat Rate tyvek envelopes from USPS for the 50+ group buys in the past. It saved us some pennies and never had anything damaged or lost in any of the ones I managed. With the Flat Rate...
06-21-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,377
Posted By qcpmsame

I have Parkinson's disease, I already walk funny...

I have Parkinson's disease, I already walk funny and have to concentrate on riding to keep a decent pace and cadence, in a straight line. Add to that, the medications I take both have very direct...
06-21-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 553
Posted By qcpmsame

Appreciate this thread, thanks much xiaoman1 ....

Appreciate this thread, thanks much xiaoman1 . Just finished a Google group call with our two, and their significant others, our daughter is making these a tradition it seems.

Great seeing and...
06-21-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By qcpmsame

:foo:I bought a Cinelli 1E, 90 mm stem from you a...

:foo:I bought a Cinelli 1E, 90 mm stem from you a few years back, it is in use on my Medici still:thumb:. Good luck with the search!

Semper Fi Brother,
Bill
06-13-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,665
Posted By qcpmsame

My '74 had tubs, NISI rims, a black Brooks...

My '74 had tubs, NISI rims, a black Brooks professional saddle and the plated cage Record Strada Campy pedals. The only change I made was a set of Sun Tour Superbe Pro side pull brakes and levers,...
06-12-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,665
Posted By qcpmsame

Nice score, I still regret selling my '74...

Nice score, I still regret selling my '74 International. Great riding bicycle, my personal favorite from the 70's, just never found one I could afford these last few years.

Bill
06-12-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By qcpmsame

I feel your pain Bill, been there, done that, got...

I feel your pain Bill, been there, done that, got the t-shirt, poster and commemorative CD:rolleyes:

Bill
06-12-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,147
Posted By qcpmsame

randyjawa I probably have a Regina freewheel in...

randyjawa I probably have a Regina freewheel in the cogs you are looking for, let me check and I'll drop you a PM tomorrow. Its yours to enjoy.

Bill
06-03-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By qcpmsame

Just delete the colon and close quotation mark,...

Just delete the colon and close quotation mark, then it gets really interesting.

Bianchi84 I see what you did there:innocent:

Bill
06-03-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 785,451
Posted By qcpmsame

I think he really likes playing the enigma...

I think he really likes playing the enigma part......

Bill
06-03-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,269
Views: 825,139
Posted By qcpmsame

camjr Nice bike!

camjr Nice bike!
06-03-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,559
Posted By qcpmsame

1974 or 1975? You have both years listed. ...

1974 or 1975? You have both years listed.

Bill
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