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09-22-20, 11:39 AM
09-22-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 468
Posted By xiaoman1

Nice! Best, Ben

Nice!
Best, Ben
09-21-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,241
Posted By xiaoman1

IMO, Whether one agrees with another's political...

IMO, Whether one agrees with another's political leanings or not, a bit of decorum is warranted particularly given the circumstances.
The same holds true for war heroes, I respect them all...
09-21-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,487
Posted By xiaoman1

:popcorn 90 posts....bring it in already. IMO,...

:popcorn 90 posts....bring it in already.
IMO, I don't think the Forum can do anymore to help you....
Ben
P.S. Send the owner the link to this post.....
09-21-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3,168
Views: 278,375
Posted By xiaoman1

VT, Misread your post...sorry I can't help. Ben

VT, Misread your post...sorry I can't help.
Ben
09-21-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,487
Posted By xiaoman1

^^^^ Make them do the right thing or let it...

^^^^
Make them do the right thing or let it go...time to move on.
Good Luck, Ben
09-21-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,487
Posted By xiaoman1

Op, Your header asks did they do the damage and...

Op,
Your header asks did they do the damage and are you crazy....Why do you seem to be equivocating about whether or not the dents were not there when you brought it into the shop and wondering if...
09-20-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By xiaoman1

^^^^^^^^ JJ1452, I wish you were delusional...

^^^^^^^^
JJ1452,
I wish you were delusional about being able to ride 52-54 frames! I'll call first dibs on the 53 Colnago when you put it up!
BTW, I'll have no problem slamming the seat down on...
09-20-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 569
Posted By xiaoman1

CCP, No dumb questions...yes the ones we use to...

CCP,
No dumb questions...yes the ones we use to scrub pots and pans...if using an already used on be sure to clean the post after to get the cooking grease off.:D
Best, Ben
09-20-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 569
Posted By xiaoman1

CCP, Scotchbrite pad to " lightly" scuff up the...

CCP,
Scotchbrite pad to " lightly" scuff up the seat post.....hang the post up with wire or twine masking what you do not want paint on (seatbolts and saddle clamps etc).
Use very light coats...
09-20-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By xiaoman1

Well, that didn't take long....Merziac you should...

Well, that didn't take long....Merziac you should be out riding and not looking at the for CV for sale forum :D
Best, Ben
Forum: Introductions
09-20-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By xiaoman1

58Fleetside@, Sounds like you have a vintage...

58Fleetside@,
Sounds like you have a vintage truck too! If that's the case there are a lot of us on the Forum that share your passion...welcome to BF!
Best, Ben
09-20-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 665
Posted By xiaoman1

Hi, Curious about a few things....If you were...

Hi,
Curious about a few things....If you were not going to a brake were you worried about the loss of strength in that area? What did you use to fill in the spots did you weld/braze?
It looks like...
09-20-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 569
Posted By xiaoman1

O.P. Find the post you want and insert to the...

O.P.
Find the post you want and insert to the desired height, mark it where you want the black paint to end, remove it and use a matt black industrial paint from Rustoleum....done.
Powdercoat will...
09-19-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,241
Posted By xiaoman1

All politics aside...I consider Notorious RBG to...

All politics aside...I consider Notorious RBG to be an intellectual and an idealist among other things. She was always charting her own path, not caring what others thought "BUT" always standing up...
Replies: 16
Views: 564
Posted By xiaoman1

Not saying any of this is right but I assume it...

Not saying any of this is right but I assume it cuts across "all" CULTURES and all are capable of doing similar things...It's capitalism, right?
Best, Ben
09-19-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By xiaoman1

There was a bike stand at 12 sec. in :thumb:

There was a bike stand at 12 sec. in :thumb:
09-19-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,227
Posted By xiaoman1

Now that's really odd...no rifle visible, could...

Now that's really odd...no rifle visible, could it have been a "road" kill?
Best, Ben
09-19-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 729
Posted By xiaoman1

viperocco, If that is truly the case and a...

viperocco,
If that is truly the case and a belief held, then there should be then there no ill feelings towards anyone. I think that I might understand your feelings etc. and it was a good idea to...
09-18-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 58,175
Views: 8,498,199
Posted By xiaoman1

I don.t know why some folks give the PX a bad...

I don.t know why some folks give the PX a bad wrap...maybe not the best finish but the ride, Oh l l ! :thumb:
Best, Ben
09-18-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,227
Posted By xiaoman1

Must have thrown your balance off just a...

Must have thrown your balance off just a little.....How heavy was that thing?:D
Ben
Forum: For Sale
09-18-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,023
Posted By xiaoman1

Did you contact the person above your last post...

Did you contact the person above your last post about selling....an interest was being displayed,
GLWTS, Ben
09-18-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 580
Posted By xiaoman1

johnny7, Gilco is a good tube set and while the...

johnny7,
Gilco is a good tube set and while the bike is a mismatch of parts only you can decide if you overpaid or not. I would disassemble the bike and give it a good clean and wax (some spider...
09-18-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 729
Posted By xiaoman1

Travgott, Sorry to hear of your situation, I...

Travgott,
Sorry to hear of your situation, I don't have any help on the BB, but the old saying" no good deed goes "unpunished" comes to mind.....IMO, your boss should be a little more understanding....
Replies: 13
Views: 297
Posted By xiaoman1

Great Buy, early Surpebe!....Enjoy! Best, Ben

Great Buy, early Surpebe!....Enjoy!
Best, Ben
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By xiaoman1

Where is the OP? It would be nice to hear from...

Where is the OP? It would be nice to hear from them.
09-18-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 58,175
Views: 8,498,199
Posted By xiaoman1

I would check it out for any frame damage but I...

I would check it out for any frame damage but I still think its a super deal even with the mismatched wheels...you don't see these in a large frame that often.
Best, Ben
09-17-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 995
Posted By xiaoman1

Bikes would not be my first priority, I would try...

Bikes would not be my first priority, I would try to visit as many of the cultural sites IMHO Going to Japan for parts is a missed opportunity.
from the web: ...
09-17-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,189
Posted By xiaoman1

To All, I feel your pain, perhaps the rules...

To All,
I feel your pain, perhaps the rules instituted by the head of the postal service may have something to do with the delays some are experiencing....DHL, UPS, and FedEx are another matter. The...
09-17-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By xiaoman1

Speedoflite, Sorry, I was not trying to hijack...

Speedoflite,
Sorry, I was not trying to hijack your thread...For fountain pens I would say the late 1800's to around the 1930's was the heyday for this type of work. The newer pieces are often cast...
09-17-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By xiaoman1

SpeedofLite, Thanks for the interesting...

SpeedofLite,
Thanks for the interesting article, creating "fancy" lugs is a lost art for the most part and can now only be seen on the frames by upper-end frame builder...with a price to match. This...
Forum: Introductions
09-16-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By xiaoman1

Miningav, Welcome to the forum...I hope you are...

Miningav,
Welcome to the forum...I hope you are staying safe and inside as much as possible... a great time to be working "inside" on your bicycle :thumb:.
Welcome, Ben
Forum: Introductions
09-16-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By xiaoman1

rerub, Welcome to Bike Forums, Motos have a large...

rerub, Welcome to Bike Forums, Motos have a large following on this forum and I think you will find a lot of support if you have any questions!
Best, Ben
Forum: Introductions
09-16-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By xiaoman1

reroll, Very glad that you found Bike Forums, I...

reroll,
Very glad that you found Bike Forums, I see that you already have lots of experience on the mechanical side of things and think that you will fit in well with other members.
When you get...
Replies: 16
Views: 454
Posted By xiaoman1

Good, there will always be another out...

Good, there will always be another out there....be patient. :thumb:
Best, Ben
Replies: 16
Views: 454
Posted By xiaoman1

OP, Since it is a local pickup you still might...

OP,
Since it is a local pickup you still might have a chance.....as I said what the ask id always different from the sale price. Even though it was once a very nice bike it will need a lot of work...
Replies: 16
Views: 454
Posted By xiaoman1

The chrome may clean up ok, the crank is not...

The chrome may clean up ok, the crank is not original but Mavic is nice I would try 250, I would go up a little...all this assumes no damage check the tubes for any bulges around the head tube...
09-13-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 436
Posted By xiaoman1

A word of caution...when things do not go...

A word of caution...when things do not go together as planned sometimes brute force is not the way to proceed...can the portion of the binder bolt left in the seat post lug be pushed back in? It...
09-13-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 44,049
Posted By xiaoman1

IMHO, Another winner, great use of the rule of...

IMHO, Another winner, great use of the rule of thirds, color, and depth of field! :thumb:
What lens did you use for the shot?
Best, Ben
09-13-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 436
Posted By xiaoman1

It could be that the key on the bolt is now...

It could be that the key on the bolt is now slightly tweaked into the collar, because of the overtightening of the bolts...try using a flat punch to gently tap it out while twisting the allen...
09-13-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 436
Posted By xiaoman1

That's the first thing I would check...if the...

That's the first thing I would check...if the slit in the clamp stays the same when the binder bolt is tightened all the way then it is bottoming out. You may need a short binder bolt.
Best, Ben
09-12-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 3,866
Posted By xiaoman1

Not me, in L.A. the air quality has been very...

Not me, in L.A. the air quality has been very bad, these last few days. I was in the bay area around the holiday weekend and it was worse there.....in SoCal.we haven't even reached the "real" fire...
09-12-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 126,666
Posted By xiaoman1

Miguel, Man, that is very sweet....When looking...

Miguel,
Man, that is very sweet....When looking at how it arrived and the way it looks now, the difference is night and day....I particularly appreciate the detail to the spokes in the wheel and the...
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By xiaoman1

SR always has a way of stating the obvious in a...

SR always has a way of stating the obvious in a very humorous way.
I truly doubt that the changes you are considering will make that much of a difference, only CV aficionados will know the make and...
09-11-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 58,175
Views: 8,498,199
Posted By xiaoman1

Flagged? Best, Ben

Flagged?
Best, Ben
09-11-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,020
Posted By xiaoman1

Good Job, I did not realize you were working on...

Good Job, I did not realize you were working on reflective tape, but you got it off...It's now Hammer and Dolly time!
Best, Ben
09-11-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,020
Posted By xiaoman1

Kabuki, Correct, I think that some folks may be...

Kabuki,
Correct, I think that some folks may be unaware of how delicate older water slide decals are, even when new the adhesive was not that great....50 years out, using a lot of hot or warm water...
Forum: Introductions
09-10-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By xiaoman1

TRash69, Welcome to B.F., when you get further...

TRash69,
Welcome to B.F., when you get further along with the Schwinns and your post count up please post some pictures!
Best, Ben
Replies: 27
Views: 1,014
Posted By xiaoman1

T, Nice ride, and glad that it found a good...

T,
Nice ride, and glad that it found a good home!
Best, Ben
Replies: 27
Views: 1,014
Posted By xiaoman1

Unfortunate on both counts...try raising the seat...

Unfortunate on both counts...try raising the seat post a little.
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