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02-13-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,097
Posted By tkamd73

Silly assertion that you think you can ride a...

Silly assertion that you think you can ride a carbon frame forever, carbon fiber pretty much does have an infinite life, the resins bonding the carbon fibers, not so much. Time is still the enemy....
02-13-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,097
Posted By tkamd73

Never said anything about fatigue, and oh yeah,...

Never said anything about fatigue, and oh yeah, he did crash it, and they do fail.
Tim
02-13-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 775
Posted By tkamd73

If it were mine, and I rode it from Boston to...

If it were mine, and I rode it from Boston to Seattle in my youth, pretty awesome by the way, I would strip it, have the frame restored to its original glory, and hang it on a prominent wall in my...
02-13-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 489
Posted By tkamd73

Landfill, or recycling bin, if they will take it....

Landfill, or recycling bin, if they will take it. Recyclers will probably just throw it in the landfill anyway though.
Tim
02-13-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,553
Posted By tkamd73

Very pretty, but if you plan on actually putting...

Very pretty, but if you plan on actually putting some miles on your bike, itís a lot of money to pay for single pivot brakes, and derailleurs that donít shift any better then your basic Suntour. That...
02-13-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,553
Posted By tkamd73

Only harder to find if you donít have the...

Only harder to find if you donít have the internet, otherwise pretty simple, and just a click away.
Tim
02-13-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,097
Posted By tkamd73

In my opinion, at 60,000 on a composite bike, you...

In my opinion, at 60,000 on a composite bike, you should hang that frame on the wall, for all to admire, and replace it. Crash or no crash.
Tim
02-12-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By tkamd73

Speed bumps, common sense would dictate slowing...

Speed bumps, common sense would dictate slowing down a bit, same as if driving a car. I’d probably get off the saddle too, more common sense.
Tim
02-11-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,553
Posted By tkamd73

That is a nice frame, if itís the right size, get...

That is a nice frame, if itís the right size, get it, and start from there.
Tim
02-11-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,329
Posted By tkamd73

Sorry, I guess the grass wasnít long enough. Tim

Sorry, I guess the grass wasnít long enough.
Tim
02-11-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,294
Posted By tkamd73

I guess put in descending order, Moron, Imbecile,...

I guess put in descending order, Moron, Imbecile, and Idiot, are bad words too.
Tim
02-10-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 21,974
Posted By tkamd73

I don’t name inanimate objects, I have enough...

I don’t name inanimate objects, I have enough trouble with the names of the animate in my life. However I do refer to my bikes by their brand and or model.
Tim
02-10-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By tkamd73

Still use my Avocet 20s that I got in 85, wish I...

Still use my Avocet 20s that I got in 85, wish I could find another pair, size 12 please.
Tim
02-10-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,989
Posted By tkamd73

The housing is clear red, so you can kind of see...

The housing is clear red, so you can kind of see the silver coils underneath. I do have some matching brown cable that I also got from porkchop bmx, just decided not to use it, for aesthetic reasons....
02-10-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,989
Posted By tkamd73

Thanks! Honey colored Brooks, Fizik honey brown...

Thanks! Honey colored Brooks, Fizik honey brown tape from eBay, and clear red brake cable kit from porkchop bmxís eBay store.
Tim
02-10-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,989
Posted By tkamd73

My 1978 Supercourse, built up from a NOS...

My 1978 Supercourse, built up from a NOS replacement frame.
Tim
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02-10-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,553
Posted By tkamd73

Building up a bike is not cheap, even buying used...

Building up a bike is not cheap, even buying used components that you recondition yourself, you’ll never recoup your costs, if you care about that kind of stuff. I don’t, its a hobby, its...
02-10-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,553
Posted By tkamd73

Thanks! Every bike in my small fleet is probably...

Thanks! Every bike in my small fleet is probably something that would probably work for you. Almost all my bikes started out as frames that I picked up from somewhere, and the most I ever paid was...
02-09-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,329
Posted By tkamd73

Only land in at least 8” of snow, or long grass,...

Only land in at least 8” of snow, or long grass, on soft ground.
Tim
02-09-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,553
Posted By tkamd73

Yeah, people do that! Bought this frame off of...

Yeah, people do that! Bought this frame off of eBay, for 300 dollars, and built it up.
Tim

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02-08-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By tkamd73

That Cannondale build is awesome! Post the ATX...

That Cannondale build is awesome! Post the ATX when finished please.
Tim
02-07-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 20,077
Views: 3,352,320
Posted By tkamd73

If he was an artist, he really would starve....

If he was an artist, he really would starve. Those are hideous!
Tim
02-05-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,594
Posted By tkamd73

No, all are fitted to me. Wife and kids have...

No, all are fitted to me. Wife and kids have their own. None are ever lended out.
Tim
02-05-21, 12:05 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,631
Posted By tkamd73

Yes, and quite frequently lately, 6Ē of the stuff...

Yes, and quite frequently lately, 6Ē of the stuff this evening. Then again Iím only 65.
Tim
02-05-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,726
Posted By tkamd73

Two inch ice cube, covered with bourbon. Tim

Two inch ice cube, covered with bourbon.
Tim
02-04-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,134
Posted By tkamd73

Not even close, as an activity golf has way more!...

Not even close, as an activity golf has way more! But as a non-activity most internet forums are pretty much the same, some just police theirs better.
Tim
02-02-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,148
Posted By tkamd73

I like rules #5 and #8 the best! Tim

I like rules #5 and #8 the best!
Tim
02-02-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,251
Posted By tkamd73

Yeah, itís a frankenbike, but a nice one. Iíd...

Yeah, itís a frankenbike, but a nice one. Iíd definitely wait until one shows up on your side of the country. I committed to buy, thinking shipping wouldnít be over a hundred dollars, I was wrong....
02-01-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,251
Posted By tkamd73

You are correct sir, 25.5” serial no. 176132,...

You are correct sir, 25.5” serial no. 176132, which makes it number 7 out of 100 for 1985.
Obviously the Minneapolis seller isn’t that good at sleuthing on the Vintage Trek site, listing it as a...
01-31-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,251
Posted By tkamd73

I think 8 is a great number, was determined to...

I think 8 is a great number, was determined to stop at 7, and that lasted about a year and a half. Just picked up a Trek 670 from another forum member, couldnít resist. But thatís it, no more! Guess...
01-27-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,262
Posted By tkamd73

Its not the bikes fault, otherís would probably...

Its not the bikes fault, otherís would probably think way less of the owner though.
Tim
01-26-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,973
Posted By tkamd73

I find the best tool is a large rubber mallet,...

I find the best tool is a large rubber mallet, sometimes it takes a few tries, just stuff the excess into the bar, if it’s a lot, I’ll trim it a bit.
Better quality plugs help too, I throw away, the...
01-26-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,262
Posted By tkamd73

Only have one vintage bike with a kickstand, and...

Only have one vintage bike with a kickstand, and it came that way from the factory.
Bike is very stable when used, no worry about chain stay, or frame damage, and weight is not an issue, bike weighs...
01-19-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 721
Posted By tkamd73

That’s a repaint! Tim

That’s a repaint!
Tim
01-18-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,750
Posted By tkamd73

I like it, I’d ride it if my size, use orange...

I like it, I’d ride it if my size, use orange cables and fix the bent fork. Or fix the fork and repaint in Celeste, then the standard options of blue, black, or Celeste.
Tim
01-17-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,542
Posted By tkamd73

Litespud Nice analogy, all my bikes except one...

Litespud Nice analogy, all my bikes except one are DT shifter, a bit more effort, just like my TR6. But very enjoyable.
Tim

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Forum: Recumbent
01-16-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,970
Posted By tkamd73

I only ride on paved roads and paths, all my...

I only ride on paved roads and paths, all my bikes work, and they all feel different.
Which is kind of what I was going for.
Tim
01-15-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,246
Posted By tkamd73

🍿 I was taught top to bottom by a mech at my...

🍿 I was taught top to bottom by a mech at my local Schwinn dealer, back in the early 70s. Every bike on the floor was wrapped that way, and it was a fairly large shop.
Of course all the bikes back...
01-15-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,481
Posted By tkamd73

2nd favorite is my credit card. Tim

2nd favorite is my credit card.
Tim
01-14-21, 11:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,529
Posted By tkamd73

I like the new bike, that looks like an old one,...

I like the new bike, that looks like an old one, especially if it’s a Bianchi. I can see one in my future.
Tim
01-12-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 789
Posted By tkamd73

Sling the Bridgestone over my shoulder like a...

Sling the Bridgestone over my shoulder like a golf bag, and ride home one handed on the handlebars. Pick up the front wheel later.
Tim
01-12-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,667
Posted By tkamd73

Obviously not! Tim

Obviously not!
Tim
01-10-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 797
Posted By tkamd73

I have a Paramount with a mix of Dura-Ace and...

I have a Paramount with a mix of Dura-Ace and Campagnolo, works well, pretty happy with it.
My Paramount is also red, but darker, like the pulleys on your RD, wanted to go with blue, but didn’t look...
01-10-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,348
Posted By tkamd73

Sorry, I know I posted this 2 years ago, but it...

Sorry, I know I posted this 2 years ago, but it has been re-done a bit
Tim

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01-09-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,777
Posted By tkamd73

Caffeine and Aspirin are my 2 favorites, work...

Caffeine and Aspirin are my 2 favorites, work quite well, no adverse issues.
Tim
01-09-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,381
Posted By tkamd73

OP obviously spends way more time on bike forums...

OP obviously spends way more time on bike forums then I do. But like any Internet forum, there is some really good stuff here, some total BS, and some stuff in between. Thus you can learn, and be...
01-08-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,463
Posted By tkamd73

My one resolution, no more bikes, I have enough! ...

My one resolution, no more bikes, I have enough! Broke that one last week.
Tim
01-06-21, 12:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,498
Posted By tkamd73

Well I’ve got a 1983 Champione del Mondo, that I...

Well I’ve got a 1983 Champione del Mondo, that I still put a lot of annual miles on, that should stand for something.
Tim
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01-06-21, 12:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 573
Posted By tkamd73

Remove the cables, remove the tape from the bars,...

Remove the cables, remove the tape from the bars, remove the brake levers from the bars. Then install the hoods onto the brake levers. reinstall the brake levers onto the bars, cables, then tape.
Do...
01-06-21, 12:03 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,435
Posted By tkamd73

Since 1961. Tim

Since 1961.
Tim
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