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09-19-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I am so tempted! Get behind me Satan! I need a...

I am so tempted! Get behind me Satan! I need a nice long bike ride sooooooooooo bad!

We still do not have services on Sunday and I tape for YouTube on Thursdays. However, I've been adamant to the...
09-14-20, 04:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 248
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

My reaction was: "At least it has a (sloping)...

My reaction was: "At least it has a (sloping) downtube shifter!" :p
09-12-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 293
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

This is such a great picture! CF cranks, 11 speed...

This is such a great picture! CF cranks, 11 speed chainrings and a $$$ chain :p with vintage pedals, Soma cages and Christopher leather straps from the 1970s! :thumb: :thumb:
09-09-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 654
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

:thumb: :thumb: ...and I just tossed out an old...

:thumb: :thumb:
...and I just tossed out an old '60s Collegiate chainguard which could have been painted to match. I do have some NOS Wald chrome fenders which would fit.

I'm really digging the...
09-09-20, 04:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,644
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Welcome to Classic and Vintage. As you will find...

Welcome to Classic and Vintage. As you will find out, you need 10 posts in order to add pictures. Tell us a bit more in several posts to up your count. IIRC you are limited to 5 posts per day...
09-02-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I'm supposing the $200 purchase price in 1978...

I'm supposing the $200 purchase price in 1978 explains why I've never worked on one in the 2010s! :innocent:
09-01-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Send your levers to me (in winter months only)...

Send your levers to me (in winter months only) and I'll make custom fitted goat leather ones in any color (available in goat leather). No vegans, please. :D...
09-01-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,868
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

SELL!?! They are worthless and should either be...

SELL!?! They are worthless and should either be donated to the homeless who need transportation or be recycled back into steel rebar or aluminum foil. :p ;)
09-01-20, 05:07 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,868
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Oh those welds! So NOT Cannondale! They look like...

Oh those welds! So NOT Cannondale! They look like someone took used bubble gum to stick the tubing together. :eek:...
08-29-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 164,414
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I don't know how rim weight effects the ride...

I don't know how rim weight effects the ride qualities of tubular tires, so I can't speak to that part of your question.

However, I'm a big guy, while currently a reasonable 210 for my 6' 1"...
08-26-20, 06:50 PM
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Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Quite the day WGB !!! I do hope you have a speedy...

Quite the day WGB !!! I do hope you have a speedy recuperation with no ill effects.
08-26-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

The wobble is normal for this and many vintage...

The wobble is normal for this and many vintage freewheels. Add a good synthetic grease to the races and a few drops of high-grade machine oil to the pawl pivots and re-assemble. You will be good to...
08-24-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,245
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Dang--- I know I won't look that good in another...

Dang--- I know I won't look that good in another five years when I'm 68! :rolleyes:
08-21-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,245
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Playing catchup on this thread while sitting in...

Playing catchup on this thread while sitting in the airport. Like :thumb: ! Like :thumb: ! Like :thumb: ! Like :thumb: ! Like :thumb: !
08-14-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,617
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Kurt I missed all these updates due to the...

Kurt I missed all these updates due to the distraction of prepping my house for sale back the end of June and into early July.

Just my 2 cents, but could you build a black battery housing that...
08-13-20, 04:48 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,245
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Is that weight in "Stones...

Is that weight in "Stones (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stone_(unit))?" :innocent:

I new you could work your magic on bringing the paint back to life. Beautiful!
08-12-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,245
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Glad to see that it arrived safe and sound. Did...

Glad to see that it arrived safe and sound. Did the rear fender stays bend in the shipping or were they like this when I picked it up? Here is what it looked like at the time of purchase:
...
08-10-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 663
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I spy MaxDB ! Nicely polished Campagnolo hub...

I spy MaxDB ! Nicely polished Campagnolo hub shaft!
08-10-20, 04:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 663
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

While the picture is out of focus and it would be...

While the picture is out of focus and it would be better to see the full freewheel and its sprockets without a chain and stays partially blocking the view, I'd guess you are correct that the smallest...
08-10-20, 03:52 AM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 164,414
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Yes, I realized this and spotted it in the...

Yes, I realized this and spotted it in the listing's specifications. I haven't added any sealant to my Tufo's yet and have both Tufo and CaffeLatex on hand.

While kcblair mentions he is running...
08-09-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 164,414
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Take a look at this: ...

Take a look at this: https://www.probikekit.com/bicycle-tools-and-maintenance-nc/effetto-mariposa-caffelatex-zot-nano-10ml/11211219.html

Specifically looks as if it works with Tufos. I might go...
08-06-20, 05:14 AM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 164,414
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

jimmuller so sorry about your friend's accident. ...

jimmuller so sorry about your friend's accident. I hope she makes a full and speedy recovery.

I don't have any experience with tubeless tires other than from conversations with and observing my...
08-05-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 841
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Bella bicicletta! Esecuzione perfetta. Invidio...

Bella bicicletta! Esecuzione perfetta. Invidio il tuo pisonato. Che classico! :D
08-05-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 164,414
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

WOW! You've actually ridden bricks for tires!?!...

WOW! You've actually ridden bricks for tires!?! :eek: That must have been so uncomfortable because I imagine that no amount of chipping, scraping or sanding will make a brick smooth and round. ...
08-04-20, 09:04 AM
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Views: 164,414
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Actually I think I meant to quote Wildwood !...

Actually I think I meant to quote Wildwood ! :twitchy: Sheesh--- this can get confusing some times. Must be the masks we are wearing which keeps us from recognizing each other!
08-04-20, 04:55 AM
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Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Yet as we all know: $60 here, $60 there, and...

Yet as we all know: $60 here, $60 there, and pretty soon we've sunk $1000s into a project we thought was going to be affordable! :innocent:

Wileyone I definitely echo your list with the exception...
08-03-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 164,414
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Did you mean to quote me and not Wileyone ? ...

Did you mean to quote me and not Wileyone ?

If you meant my decision to try Tufo Tubular Clinchers, the simple reason would be: Because they are available!

If you look back a few pages you...
08-02-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 164,414
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Speaking of Tufos, I got a great deal on Tufo...

Speaking of Tufos, I got a great deal on Tufo Tubular Clincher C S33 PRO 24 tires from BikeInn back in June, and they arrived last week. Yesterday I had time to mount them on my mid-90s Mavic Cosmic...
07-29-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 985
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

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

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1127x843/blue_brooks_copy_042020_side_2_646bfdf5933a4a1beadab55c2fd6888921f05c57.jpg
I prefer to make my own from goat skins. :innocent:
07-27-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 582
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Cool system. Hats off for Wolf Tooth for...

Cool system. Hats off for Wolf Tooth for developing this system. For the curious, click here:

B-RAD 4 System (https://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/collections/b-rad-system)
07-23-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Hello Vermonter across the Connecticut River! ...

Hello Vermonter across the Connecticut River!

Stitching up leather on bars is not difficult. Over the winter I made my own (along with hoods for Dura Ace AX levers) from goatskin and below are the...
07-22-20, 06:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,613
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Fortunately the fenders are NOS and accessible...

Fortunately the fenders are NOS and accessible for me to take pictures. Let me see what I can do today or tomorrow.
07-22-20, 04:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,759
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

From top to bottom: Suntour Accushift 7 speed...

From top to bottom:
Suntour Accushift 7 speed (will not easily fit on your CB unless you modify frame and rear hub).
Suntour ProCompe (a great substitute for your CB!!!, looks to be NOS or only...
07-21-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,613
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Kurt, I'm late to this French game of yours since...

Kurt, I'm late to this French game of yours since I've been so busy reading my house for sale.

Observation One: The saddle needs a little blue pill or something to stiffen it up. :p
...
07-18-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 590
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Try heating the freewheel inner body with a torch...

Try heating the freewheel inner body with a torch or heat gun prior to your next attempt. The expansion might help loosen the corrosion locking it in place.

As far as the ball bearings are...
07-17-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Earlier this year during the COVID-19 shelter in...

Earlier this year during the COVID-19 shelter in place orders I made this leather saddle bag inspired by Brooks Isle of Wight canvas bag.
...
07-16-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 427
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Robbie, in a pinch, all you really need is the...

Robbie, in a pinch, all you really need is the threaded small UG sprocket and the UG spacers. The remaining sprockets can be made from modified modern HG sprockets.

Dismantle any 7, 8 or 9 speed...
07-15-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,759
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

It looks fine. Sand and smooth out any burrs on...

It looks fine. Sand and smooth out any burrs on those other indents in the outer body and I think you will be fine.
07-15-20, 05:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,759
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

[/h1]I believe what we are seeing in the pictures...

[/h1]I believe what we are seeing in the pictures is where a ball bearing failed by cracking into at least one large piece and was lodged in the "dome" of the Regina as the bike was ridden (or a...
07-06-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 164,414
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I wish I had a closeup picture of the tire wipers...

I wish I had a closeup picture of the tire wipers on my 406mm wheeled Dahon folding bike. It wears high performance Comet clincher tires which are thin and supple. I rode it 750 miles during the...
07-02-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,651
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Just spit-balling here--- :innocent: Could...

Just spit-balling here--- :innocent:

Could antibiotics, hormones and other dietary conditions impact hide quality? Do the most cost effective hides come from feed-lot cattle? Would a free-range...
07-01-20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 164,414
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

gaucho777 and squirtdad somehow we need to figure...

gaucho777 and squirtdad somehow we need to figure out how to mount rootboy 's tire wipers/flint catchers (https://www.renehersecycles.com/shop/components/tires/700c/tire-wipers/) on brake calipers...
06-22-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

WOW! Fantastic! Congradulations! :thumb:...

WOW! Fantastic! Congradulations! :thumb: :thumb:

Can you post your route map? Obviously you didn't ride in Eastern Idaho with all that ocean in the background!
06-19-20, 06:26 AM
06-18-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,324
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Post a few pictures. A 6 speed freewheel...

Post a few pictures. A 6 speed freewheel suggests mid 1980s.

A Cannondale frame is almost always (unless dented or cracked) worth restoring and they upgrade nicely with modern parts. Check the...
06-16-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 164,414
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

jonwvara as we say, "YMMV." :p In fear of...

jonwvara as we say, "YMMV." :p

In fear of bringing on a major tubular catastrophe, I've yet to experience a tubular flat!

Now that I've said this, I will have one 45 miles from home, alone,...
06-15-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 164,414
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Do Tufo tubular-clinchers count as semi-real...

Do Tufo tubular-clinchers count as semi-real tubular tires?

I just ordered a pair of Tufo S33 tubular-clinchers for the mid-90s Mavic Cosmic wheels I bought on CL last year. They are for my '93...
06-09-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,617
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Just my 2 cents based on my Dahon Speed 7...

Just my 2 cents based on my Dahon Speed 7 (converted to dropbars to ride like a road bike), is that it rides very simular to my road bikes, just that it is harsher on absorbing rough road conditions...
06-09-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 164,414
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Jon, welcome to olde skool throw-back true C&V...

Jon, welcome to olde skool throw-back true C&V riding once again! Retirement brings on adventure and risk-taking! :p

However, you really need to try them on pavement for a real comparison to...
06-08-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I must have owned a dozen+ pairs of Jack Purcells...

I must have owned a dozen+ pairs of Jack Purcells over the course of Junior High through college graduation! Best shoes ever!

Thanks for posting this issue!
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