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Forum: Foo
08-24-19, 08:46 AM
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Posted By 3alarmer

. ...sings "Polly wolly doodle," all the...

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...sings "Polly wolly doodle," all the day.
08-23-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By 3alarmer

...what the others have said already. In...

...what the others have said already. In general, you almost always end up having to make some small tweaks unless the wheels, rims, and cassette are identical. If nothing else, you usually need to...
08-23-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,046
Posted By 3alarmer

...I was on one of my usual rides down near the...

...I was on one of my usual rides down near the state capitol yesterday, and I made the mistake of being there around lunchtime. There were both electric scooters and the JUMP bikes cruising out in...
Forum: Foo
08-23-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12,731
Views: 729,120
Posted By 3alarmer

... he's very tasty, in the same way that nacho...

... he's very tasty, in the same way that nacho cheese Doritos are tasty. You come away covered in strangely techinicolored, artificially flavored cheese dust. But there's nothing wrong with that...
08-23-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By 3alarmer

...if you're installing a threadless fork and...

...if you're installing a threadless fork and headset that has never been installed before, you need to leave it dry and do some trial assembly first, to see where the fork steerer needs to be cut to...
Forum: Foo
08-23-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12,731
Views: 729,120
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...he doesn't regret in the least the night...

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...he doesn't regret in the least the night he got drunk, stoned, dropped some windowpane, and got a tattoo of Zippy the Pinhead saying "Yow !!! I am having fun !" Not even a little bit.
Replies: 30
Views: 757
Posted By 3alarmer

Show your classic sports touring bicycle...

Show your classic sports touring bicycle (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1044414-show-your-classic-sports-touring-bicycle.html)
Replies: 30
Views: 757
Posted By 3alarmer

Show us your Vintage Touring bikes...

Show us your Vintage Touring bikes (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/319254-show-us-your-vintage-touring-bikes-84.html#post20988731)
Forum: Foo
08-23-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12,731
Views: 729,120
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...did not type that lie on his smart phone...

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...did not type that lie on his smart phone while waiting in the checkout line at Bi-Lo*.





*real savings real fresh
Replies: 30
Views: 757
Posted By 3alarmer

...it's more on the model of a "sport touring"...

...it's more on the model of a "sport touring" bike. So longer chainstays and longer wheelbase, that allow for more flexibility in selection of wheels and tyres. Also room to mount fenders. IME...
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Views: 757
Posted By 3alarmer

...it's actually a pretty nice ride. Roughly the...

...it's actually a pretty nice ride. Roughly the equivalent of an Acer Mex Windsor Competition (Suntour components and Columbus frame tubing), but with longer chainstays (and possibly not a full...
Replies: 30
Views: 757
Posted By 3alarmer

...I should probably sell some of mine. I really...

...I should probably sell some of mine. I really do have too many of them. But I like the way they ride, and have built wheels for a number of them, so you'll just have to buy from someone else. :)...
Replies: 30
Views: 757
Posted By 3alarmer

...yes. I can't figure this out. It's almost like...

...yes. I can't figure this out. It's almost like nobody wants to build new wheels for them with modern, lightweight, box section rims.
Replies: 30
Views: 757
Posted By 3alarmer

...the tide has turned !! :)

...the tide has turned !! :)
08-22-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By 3alarmer

...if you decide to run a 1/8" chain, the sloppy...

...if you decide to run a 1/8" chain, the sloppy fit on the chain wheel usually results in some unwanted noise from the drive train. It will work, but you're way better off using a 3/32 rear cog and...
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By 3alarmer

...for future reference only: I've restored some...

...for future reference only: I've restored some really rusted frames out of a quixotic sense of adventure. Most of them turned out nice, and in particular I can remember how thoroughly packed with...
08-21-19, 11:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 497
Posted By 3alarmer

...generally, a 10 speed compact crank will work...

...generally, a 10 speed compact crank will work with a 10 speed chain and a 10 speed rear sprocket...no matter the vintage. But it will probably look kind of fugly, and you'll might need to...
08-21-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 497
Posted By 3alarmer

...that sort of chain ring is pretty adaptable,...

...that sort of chain ring is pretty adaptable, but you have to make certain the teeth are cut narrow enough to fit a 10 speed chain width, and that the spacing you end up with won't drop the chain...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12,731
Views: 729,120
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...apparently, he thinks I'm posting here...

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...apparently, he thinks I'm posting here from beyond the grave.
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By 3alarmer

...someone should buy that and actually ride it....

...someone should buy that and actually ride it. :)
08-21-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 497
Posted By 3alarmer

...I don't understand which chain rings you're...

...I don't understand which chain rings you're talking about on your current crank. Look here to see what you need to specifically mention (https://branfordbike.com/chainrings) in your thread to get...
08-21-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By 3alarmer

...last I heard, he's alive and running the...

...last I heard, he's alive and running the mountain bike museum in Fairfax, CA. So you could probably e-mail him.
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,087
Posted By 3alarmer

...can you get badass guy to carry her ?

...can you get badass guy to carry her ?
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 11:03 AM
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Views: 729,120
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...wishes he were not the last remaining...

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...wishes he were not the last remaining living member of the class of 1951.
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 08:23 AM
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Posted By 3alarmer

. ...never picks his nose casually. When he's...

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...never picks his nose casually. When he's digging for gold, he thoroughly enjoys the pleasure. He is always in the moment.
Replies: 28
Views: 1,300
Posted By 3alarmer

...there's an online yahoo group devoted to SBDU...

...there's an online yahoo group devoted to SBDU Raleigh bikes where you can advertise it for sale for free to an audience that is interested in those bikes specifically. You'd need to join the group...
Forum: Foo
08-20-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12,731
Views: 729,120
Posted By 3alarmer

... ...when asked about his favorite old movie,...

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...when asked about his favorite old movie, he always names The World of Suzie Wong. There's definitely something Wong with him.
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By 3alarmer

....I actually have a Bob Jackson super tourist...

....I actually have a Bob Jackson super tourist here. I think it's probably priced about right, for the lower prices of today and the condition as discernible from a photo. If I wanted one, and it...
Forum: Foo
08-20-19, 02:24 PM
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Posted By 3alarmer

. ...made the 1984 Olympic team in Donkey Kong...

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...made the 1984 Olympic team in Donkey Kong as an alternate.
08-20-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,641
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...this is why we can't have nice things. :(

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...this is why we can't have nice things. :(
08-20-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,641
Posted By 3alarmer

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Foo
08-19-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12,731
Views: 729,120
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...King Kong's facial recognition technology...

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...King Kong's facial recognition technology has correctly identified him as Fay Wray (one of the first great scream queens).
Forum: Foo
08-19-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,087
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...have you finally exhausted your personal...

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...have you finally exhausted your personal stock of impure thoughts and are looking to expand ?
08-18-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,641
Posted By 3alarmer

....I have to admit, I only come here...

....I have to admit, I only come here occasionally for the crazy. :popcorn Let the good times roll ! :love:
Forum: Foo
08-18-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12,731
Views: 729,120
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...he was free basing in the back of the...

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...he was free basing in the back of the plane with Ricky Nelson, but was smart enough to grab a parachute.
Forum: Foo
08-18-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12,731
Views: 729,120
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...knows that they prefer to be called...

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...knows that they prefer to be called "little people", but feels empowered in the age of Trump to give voice to his baser instincts.
08-16-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,161
Posted By 3alarmer

...center pull brakes are the original dual pivot...

...center pull brakes are the original dual pivot brake. They do take longer to set up properly, and are a little more fiddly to center than modern dual pivot sidepull brakes. It's entirely...
Forum: Foo
08-16-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12,731
Views: 729,120
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...still absentmindedly Google image...

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...still absentmindedly Google image searching for the pornographic image that dropped the banhammer.
08-16-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,012
Posted By 3alarmer

... a couple were, but if there were issues like...

... a couple were, but if there were issues like cantilever brakes (like on the Bianchi Randonneur) I just went with new 27" rims as preferable because a lot simpler. The biggest problems with...
Forum: Foo
08-16-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12,731
Views: 729,120
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...he brings good things to life.

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...he brings good things to life.
08-16-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,955
Posted By 3alarmer

...if you look at what the pro peleton was riding...

...if you look at what the pro peleton was riding way back when square taper was first coming into vogue, you'll quickly discover that cottered cranks hung on for quite a while. People did not trust...
08-16-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,012
Posted By 3alarmer

Some examples that I have put together myself here:

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08-16-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,698
Posted By 3alarmer

...here is a Bianchi that is painted celeste over...

...here is a Bianchi that is painted celeste over chrome. But they did not use the transparent sorts of paint that gives the beautiful chromovelato effect, so you don't get the same impression. I've...
08-16-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,161
Posted By 3alarmer

...I think this should work, but I'd add that you...

...I think this should work, but I'd add that you ought to look for either a 70's bike or an 80's touring bike to have the space for fatter tyres and fenders. Personally, I think that spending the...
08-16-19, 12:36 AM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 262,286
Posted By 3alarmer

Giro with indexed Dura Ace

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Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12,731
Views: 729,120
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...when he followed the Grateful Dead on...

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...when he followed the Grateful Dead on tour, General Electric was the name of his commanding officer.
08-14-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,955
Posted By 3alarmer

...it's a wonder more people haven't been killed...

...it's a wonder more people haven't been killed by square taper BB's.
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12,731
Views: 729,120
Posted By 3alarmer

...he is the less righteous of the two brothers.

...he is the less righteous of the two brothers.
08-14-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,955
Posted By 3alarmer

...no.

...no.
Forum: Foo
08-11-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12,731
Views: 729,120
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...he's the songwriter who originally penned...

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...he's the songwriter who originally penned "Love Child" for the Supremes. But he got cheated out of the credit and all royalties when Diana Ross dosed him with acid one night in Detroit, and...
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