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Forum: Foo
10-22-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14,665
Views: 841,138
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...he prefers original recipe lies, but if...

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...he prefers original recipe lies, but if someone orders up a bucket of extra crispy lies, he won't turn one down.
10-21-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 19,746
Views: 3,235,380
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...the his and her matched bikes, "that we...

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...the his and her matched bikes, "that we were gonna ride all over the place, but never really did much", are invariably overpriced here in NorCal as well.
Forum: Foo
10-21-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14,665
Views: 841,138
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...his summer vacation home is located in...

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...his summer vacation home is located in Possum Trot, Alabama. He likes to get away from it all when he goes on vacation, and you can't get farther away than Possum Trot.
10-21-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 206
Posted By 3alarmer

...I've built some wheels with DT bladed spokes (...

...I've built some wheels with DT bladed spokes ( I forget if they were the ones you name). I did not use washers. My impression is that this might be gilding the lily.



...again, this is only...
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By 3alarmer

...the pricing on this stuff is so changeable and...

...the pricing on this stuff is so changeable and subject to individual circumstances, that that reference to the CABE is about as close as you're going to get. And those guys are mostly not all that...
Forum: Foo
10-21-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14,665
Views: 841,138
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...likes the feel of new toilet paper, but...

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...likes the feel of new toilet paper, but would not turn up his nose at the low mileage used stuff.
10-21-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 791
Posted By 3alarmer

...there's real value. I'm just not certain the...

...there's real value. I'm just not certain the value is directly correlated to the word "super", as much as it is to the maker.
Forum: Foo
10-20-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 14,665
Views: 841,138
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...once snuck into the Miss America contest...

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...once snuck into the Miss America contest dressing room disguised as a mop bucket.
Forum: Foo
10-20-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 14,665
Views: 841,138
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...he tells me that, when you're a star, they...

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...he tells me that, when you're a star, they let you do anything.
10-20-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 422
Posted By 3alarmer

...if you thoroughly clean both threaded surfaces...

...if you thoroughly clean both threaded surfaces before you apply it, four or five drops of Loctite goes a long, long way.
As you torque down the fixed cup, it has a tendency to squeeze into any...
10-20-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 422
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I routinely use blue Loctite on all RH...

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...I routinely use blue Loctite on all RH threaded fixed cups now. I have one of those Hozan fixed cup tools, so I can install with plenty of torque, but it's like belt and suspenders. Once...
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...they made and sold that bar padding for a...

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...they made and sold that bar padding for a while, I had it on a couple of bikes a long time ago. It was a higher density foam, and tapered at the ends. It does harden with age, though. It did...
Forum: Foo
10-20-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14,665
Views: 841,138
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...he had much younger days. He's sure of it....

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...he had much younger days. He's sure of it. "I mean, I must have, right ?" he thinks to himself.
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...were that my size (it's not), and if I did...

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...were that my size (it's not), and if I did not already have one (but I do), here in Northern California I would happily pay $350-400 for that collection of parts and that frame in that...
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By 3alarmer

...I meant to add that I agree with the people...

...I meant to add that I agree with the people who are telling you it never seems to make cash sense to try and complete the parts assembly or restore a bike you plan on selling anyway. If it's not...
10-19-20, 11:17 PM
Replies: 58,567
Views: 8,577,599
Posted By 3alarmer

Argos Road Bike 57cm Fits a 5'10 -6' rider range...

Argos Road Bike 57cm Fits a 5'10 -6' rider range - $600 (potrero hill) (https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/bik/d/san-francisco-argos-road-bike-57cm-fits/7216159438.html)
...also in the SF Bay Area....
Forum: Foo
10-19-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 837
Posted By 3alarmer

...we have a pretty well formed and effective...

...we have a pretty well formed and effective vote by mail system here in California, and have for a number of years now. Our votes went into the drop box at the local library branch, and the Sec...
Forum: Foo
10-19-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 837
Posted By 3alarmer

...did you vote for Coolidge again ? I still have...

...did you vote for Coolidge again ? I still have my Herbert Hoover campaign button, but even though I write his name in every year, he never wins. :mad:
10-19-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 868
Posted By 3alarmer

SHIMANO HG50 Cassette vernickelt...

SHIMANO HG50 Cassette vernickelt...
Forum: Foo
10-19-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14,665
Views: 841,138
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...he has started performing at the Tuesday...

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...he has started performing at the Tuesday night karaoke in drag contests at the gay bar he frequents in the neighborhood (name withheld to avoid stalkers, but it is the Man Cave if you are...
Forum: Foo
10-19-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14,665
Views: 841,138
Posted By 3alarmer

This song going out to Griselda Steinwinkle, wherever she is...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wREBD2og5iY
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By 3alarmer

... ...from your few photos, that looks like...

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...from your few photos, that looks like the silver and black version, which was only offered in a couple of years. I like that color scheme, and painted one of mine like that.
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...mostly where I am, I see the Raleigh...

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...mostly where I am, I see the Raleigh versions of this for sale on the local CL. Depending on cosmetic condition overall, and how much mechanical work it needs, they usually list on CL for...
Forum: Foo
10-19-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14,665
Views: 841,138
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...still gets a little misty eyed when he...

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...still gets a little misty eyed when he remembers dancing with his high school prom date, Griselda Steinwinkle, to the tunes of Brain Wilson.
Forum: Foo
10-18-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 354
Posted By 3alarmer

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x1000/3abc59a0_82b5_4775_867e_a893183fd5f3_1000_d2a76a8eedb7e8c9272e5f45767d205b103ec92f.jpg
Forum: Foo
10-18-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14,665
Views: 841,138
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...knows exactly where his pants are, in one...

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...knows exactly where his pants are, in one of the dresser drawers at home.
Forum: Foo
10-18-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 354
Posted By 3alarmer

...I graduated high school in 1967. I can...

...I graduated high school in 1967. I can honestly say I've never been able to identify a single song playing on the HD elevator music track since I started shopping there. Eventually, increasing...
Forum: Foo
10-18-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 354
Posted By 3alarmer

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/434x600/k1361_2e296931c0e26c6ce9463b59496d6a9625c2f9c6.png
10-18-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By 3alarmer

Similar to this one, I think. I'm not great on Peugeot ID's either.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dscf5921_0dfaecaeb5c8c7091db72f77cc2ee59b80c8f460.jpg...
Forum: Foo
10-18-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 14,665
Views: 841,138
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...posted his last lie using a cell phone,...

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...posted his last lie using a cell phone, during his regular morning download.
Forum: Foo
10-18-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14,665
Views: 841,138
Posted By 3alarmer

. ....recently discovered his date for the prom...

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....recently discovered his date for the prom starring in a porn film on Youporn. "She's just as beautiful today, as she was all those years ago," he thought to himself.
Forum: Foo
10-17-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14,665
Views: 841,138
Posted By 3alarmer

... ...having discovered the joy of elaborate...

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...having discovered the joy of elaborate lies, there's no going back. It's only a question of time until he runs for local office.
Forum: Foo
10-17-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14,665
Views: 841,138
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...whenever he performs onstage at Kal's...

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...whenever he performs onstage at Kal's Korean Barbecue and Karaoke Lounge, he always prefaces his performance with the admonition, "My eyes are up here, guys." But secretly he is gratified, when...
Forum: Foo
10-16-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14,665
Views: 841,138
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...many people are asking him to publicly...

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...many people are asking him to publicly denounce Halloween Supremacists, but he keeps insisting there are good people on both sides.
Forum: Foo
10-16-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14,665
Views: 841,138
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...this morning, his spork ran away with the...

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...this morning, his spork ran away with the cardboard container from a Happy Meal.
10-16-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,269
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I had similar back and forth deliberations...

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...I had similar back and forth deliberations about the head tube fancy lug castings on mine. Mine were fortunately more rusted than yours, so I just went with primer and silver/chrome paint on...
Forum: Foo
10-16-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14,665
Views: 841,138
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...yesterday, his dish ran away with his...

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...yesterday, his dish ran away with his spoon.
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By 3alarmer

...the one in the photo looks identical to the...

...the one in the photo looks identical to the chrome one I have here, right down to the Chick design sticker. Mine is drilled for a brake, but only a front brake. If your definition of a "real"...
10-15-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,054
Posted By 3alarmer

...when there is aggravation on one of these...

...when there is aggravation on one of these deals, I usually assign it to a different category. The "it might be nice if it happens, but don't put too much of yourself into it" category. That's the...
10-15-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,054
Posted By 3alarmer

...Aggravation, thy name is Craigslist.

...Aggravation, thy name is Craigslist.
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By 3alarmer

...these were made in Asia somewhere, and Bianchi...

...these were made in Asia somewhere, and Bianchi sold a great many of them in the Great Fixie Boom of the Turn of the Century. They are light, and quick, but not really track bikes because drilled...
Forum: Foo
10-14-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 14,665
Views: 841,138
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...when he thinks about the way his trailer...

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...when he thinks about the way his trailer park got inundated last winter, he wishes he could move it higher up the mountain. Instead, he sighs with resignation, and rides his bike over to the...
10-13-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,054
Posted By 3alarmer

...these 80's PX Super Comp's are nice bikes. As...

...these 80's PX Super Comp's are nice bikes. As already stated, tighter and quicker than than the 70's decade, and the components are better. Not as much to replace if you want to ride it hard. They...
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By 3alarmer

Bob Jackson - $900 (rohnert pk / cotati)...

Bob Jackson - $900 (rohnert pk / cotati) (https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bik/d/rohnert-park-bob-jackson/7211820792.html)
...you can do a CL search around Austin, and see if anything comes up.
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...to me, it looks like a bike that was built...

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...to me, it looks like a bike that was built up by a guy who knew what worked, and what he liked best as a result. Thus the MAFAC center pull brakes, the saddle, and the TA crank. It's a nice...
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By 3alarmer

. ,,,the one photo of the entire bike makes it...

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,,,the one photo of the entire bike makes it look pretty clean and reasonably well cared for.
Most people no longer want to deal with tubular tyres and rims, which I think those probably are.
...
10-13-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 695
Posted By 3alarmer

Difference Between Steel and Aluminum |...

Difference Between Steel and Aluminum | Difference Between (http://www.differencebetween.net/object/difference-between-steel-and-aluminum/)
10-13-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 611
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...the Ofmega spindles where the taper is...

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...the Ofmega spindles where the taper is problematic are the earliest ones. The socket and spindle end on those are very obviously much smaller than standard tapers of all other makers. It's...
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...these were sold mostly as frame and fork,...

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...these were sold mostly as frame and fork, to build up as the new owner saw fit. Good examples here in NorCal (often with full Campy New Record components) usually list on the local Craigslist...
10-13-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 820
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...OP: if you genuinely want to save that...

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...OP: if you genuinely want to save that seat post (and it is worth saving), do not grab any part of it directly in a vise. I personally have an old saddle frame from a crapped out Brooks, where...
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