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09-20-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,984
Posted By RobbieTunes

+1 If I want a great steel 16 lb. Keeper of the...

+1
If I want a great steel 16 lb. Keeper of the Flame bike, I get one by Adam Eldridge (Wraith). Nothing like my Super Corsa.

If I want a great steel 18 lb. Keeper of the Flame bike, I get one...
09-19-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 666
Posted By RobbieTunes

A Primus Mootry (Senior)

A Primus Mootry (Senior)
09-19-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 727
Posted By RobbieTunes

It happened in real time, so not a real spoiler.

It happened in real time, so not a real spoiler.
09-18-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By RobbieTunes

Interesting. Never occurred to me.

Interesting. Never occurred to me.
09-18-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,438
Posted By RobbieTunes

Not me. I wave at police and smile, and...

Not me.

I wave at police and smile, and haven’t burned, looted, or vandalized in quite a while.

The wildfire smoke smell is now in St. Louis.
09-18-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7,806
Views: 2,300,408
Posted By RobbieTunes

Mad Max rear louvers!

Mad Max rear louvers!
09-18-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By RobbieTunes

Greatest invention since the bread slicer.

Greatest invention since the bread slicer.
09-18-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By RobbieTunes

Not me. I went because I heard the women there...

Not me. I went because I heard the women there were mostly single, and I wanted to know if that was qualitative or quantitative.
09-18-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,580
Posted By RobbieTunes

That's how I work it with UPS and Fed Ex. I...

That's how I work it with UPS and Fed Ex. I "intercept" via the web.
They hold, I go.
You can open it right there if there's an issue.
Wear a mask.
Hand sanitizer.
09-18-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,580
Posted By RobbieTunes

To the Post, yes, but I don't watch Fox News. ...

To the Post, yes, but I don't watch Fox News.
There is no unbiased straight source of news any more.
I scan Fox News website: "no." I scan CNN website: "no."
I scan NPR: "no." I watch local news...
09-18-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,580
Posted By RobbieTunes

Post 39 , if you're pointing fingers. I didn't...

Post 39 , if you're pointing fingers. I didn't bring it up.
09-18-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,580
Posted By RobbieTunes

1. One shouldn't assume who I like or don't like....

1. One shouldn't assume who I like or don't like. No one knows what is true any more.
2. The USPS has been a soup sandwich bag of worms for decades, and will be.
3. People do bad things for...
09-18-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,580
Posted By RobbieTunes

My post was about the Washington Post, whose own...

My post was about the Washington Post, whose own employees admit they are not credible.
The others can follow whatever meanderings that lead them astray.
09-18-20, 04:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,580
Posted By RobbieTunes

As if the Washington Post has any kind of...

As if the Washington Post has any kind of credibility.
09-17-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,580
Posted By RobbieTunes

Im not special, but $139:99 for 11sp Centaur...

Im not special, but $139:99 for 11sp Centaur polished compact cranksets, with bearings...., I waited gladly.
For 3 of them.
09-17-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By RobbieTunes

We have the technology. We can make you Better....

We have the technology.
We can make you Better. Stronger. Faster.
https://www.pedalroom.com/p/1985-raleigh-racing-usa-competition-29347_44.jpg
Ultegra 6500 BB, crankset, calipers, FD, RD.
DA 7700...
09-17-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 794
Posted By RobbieTunes

We are here to rationalize your purchases. It's...

We are here to rationalize your purchases.
It's what we do.
We care.
09-17-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,438
Posted By RobbieTunes

Look at what the smoke did to his paint!

Look at what the smoke did to his paint!
09-17-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,438
Posted By RobbieTunes

If everyone rides on the West coast, do they get...

If everyone rides on the West coast, do they get herd mentality?
09-17-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By RobbieTunes

No one ever calls. No one ever writes. No one...

No one ever calls.
No one ever writes.
No one ever stops by.




Good! My lawn looks AMAZING....
09-17-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7,806
Views: 2,300,408
Posted By RobbieTunes

That's sure green, Peter.

That's sure green, Peter.
09-17-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 7,806
Views: 2,300,408
Posted By RobbieTunes

"Just hang a left after you ride across the...

"Just hang a left after you ride across the ocean."
09-17-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 904
Posted By RobbieTunes

He basically makes his living from people who are...

He basically makes his living from people who are ignorant and apathetic about the product: They don't know, they don't care that they don't know.
Doesn't mean he's honest. Just American. He has...
09-17-20, 04:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 904
Posted By RobbieTunes

None of the bikes have tested positive.

None of the bikes have tested positive.
09-16-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 904
Posted By RobbieTunes

Hold it, you mean I paid too much? But I got a...

Hold it, you mean I paid too much?
But I got a TV, too!
09-16-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 500
Posted By RobbieTunes

Dab o’ glue.

Dab o’ glue.
09-16-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,393
Posted By RobbieTunes

Would be perfect with a silver set of newer...

Would be perfect with a silver set of newer Eurus.
OK. More Perfect.

Those things are addictive. I had to move mine on. I sent it with an F1 fork to match the frame and another to match ,the...
09-16-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,984
Posted By RobbieTunes

It has a nice beat and you can dance to it. ...

It has a nice beat and you can dance to it.



I am just not that into Raleighs.
Probably one of the few color schemes I prefer less than celeste.
I avoid them, lest I become converted.
Same...
09-16-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 500
Posted By RobbieTunes

Go with a color component of the main color, i.e....

Go with a color component of the main color, i.e. one of the colors mixed to make that plum. Which is why I chose a dark blue. Head tube and panel on the seat tube. The brain understands this. ...
09-16-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 904
Posted By RobbieTunes

I asked them for the serial # and “before” pics.

I asked them for the serial # and “before” pics.
09-16-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 56,370
Posted By RobbieTunes

A Primus Mootry frame with track dropouts and an...

A Primus Mootry frame with track dropouts and an RD hangar.

A Wright Bros. frame set.
09-16-20, 04:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 500
Posted By RobbieTunes

Dark blue with a tint of the plum in it. White...

Dark blue with a tint of the plum in it. White lettering in the panel.
09-15-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 961
Posted By RobbieTunes

Bingo. Love em in zero-setback, otherwise, it...

Bingo. Love em in zero-setback, otherwise, it takes a special bike to make them look right. (Like a Cinelli XCR stainless).

Which reminds me.... I think I was purchasing a Thomson zero-setback...
09-14-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 889,400
Posted By RobbieTunes

post was gone.

post was gone.
09-13-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,320
Posted By RobbieTunes

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/940x550/1f634043_7876_42c0_95e5_5d7810613534_ab111ee87c4a6f80630084f570259c141c124382.jpeg...
09-12-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 34,832
Posted By RobbieTunes

I may send the one with stripped threads, but the...

I may send the one with stripped threads, but the Ritchey is working fine on another bike. A third stem is in place and I’m afraid to ride the bike at present. I don’t need it to fail on the road. I...
09-12-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 889,400
Posted By RobbieTunes

Looks great. I still have the matching cable...

Looks great.
I still have the matching cable housing if you need it...
I also have a set of Sora STI shifters.
They may be 8sp but I can check.
09-12-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 34,832
Posted By RobbieTunes

1 Ritchey WCS 1 Toseak (Mao's) Neither are...

1 Ritchey WCS
1 Toseak (Mao's)
Neither are tight enough to use a stem to torque down the headset on installation.
I kind of like the scarring idea as a gripper.
09-11-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 34,832
Posted By RobbieTunes

The stem is tight, but can still move on the...

The stem is tight, but can still move on the steerer.
Stem 1, I tightened to where the threads were damaged.
I replaced it, can not get it to seize, even overtorqued.
I am not using an...
09-11-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,087
Posted By RobbieTunes

Ball peen hammer. Thin sheet metal. Tin...

Ball peen hammer.
Thin sheet metal.
Tin snips.

1. Have someone beat the bottom of your feet with the hammer. No longer a riding issue.
2. Cut and beat the sheet metal to fit, once your feet...
09-11-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 436
Posted By RobbieTunes

Part of the Sox's curse.

Part of the Sox's curse.
09-11-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 34,832
Posted By RobbieTunes

A question for Joe or Jack: I'm having trouble...

A question for Joe or Jack:
I'm having trouble with slippage of stems on the steerer.
One can surmise the high end finish may be partially culpritave?
I did not have any carbon paste.
My other...
09-11-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By RobbieTunes

So poutine of you, Les. :lol:

So poutine of you, Les.
:lol:
09-11-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By RobbieTunes

+1. Been there, done that. Turned out fine. The...

+1. Been there, done that. Turned out fine. The Origin8 cable stops are a bit easier to work on than the Shimano.

Exactly. I got 4.5 bolts from Fastenal. Tapping is probably a better idea.

I...
09-11-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 314,101
Posted By RobbieTunes

I cleaned and swapped out several cassettes for...

I cleaned and swapped out several cassettes for my bikes and my paramour's, plus the chains.
So, I accomplished nothing, had tons of fun and got very dirty once the gloves ripped.
09-11-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,942
Posted By RobbieTunes

+1, but I'm a bit different. I certainly like the...

+1, but I'm a bit different. I certainly like the efficiency aspect, and some of the new technology. I'm starting to see some conflicts between the older steel frames and just what I can put on them....
09-10-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By RobbieTunes

The Record was SL. My Catena Lusso is Matrix,...

The Record was SL.
My Catena Lusso is Matrix, so I know it's not that.
I had a Montello and it's sure not that.
That's all I know.
09-10-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 436
Posted By RobbieTunes

I usually spent 15-30 seconds to ascertain why a...

I usually spent 15-30 seconds to ascertain why a tire failed.
After that, I move on.

This one?
A shrug and a “darn it.”
09-09-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 314,101
Posted By RobbieTunes

Nothing C&V, but I found a 10sp chain on one of...

Nothing C&V, but I found a 10sp chain on one of my 11sp bikes.
09-09-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 361
Posted By RobbieTunes

Quite common. Always when you had a 28h or 36h...

Quite common.
Always when you had a 28h or 36h rim.
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