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10-22-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 266
Posted By rootboy

Ulnar nerve neuropathy, or what they call...

Ulnar nerve neuropathy, or what they call cyclist's palsy is no laughing matter. This used to plague me badly back in the day. I found this to be a good article on the subject, and ways to help...
10-09-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 158,098
Posted By rootboy

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

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1300x867/beautiful_mei_mei_5_09_b2bafffb2997d3037997287e41bbca40f2b53d3f.jpg
Well, how things can change, so rapidly. Seems I just posted a...
10-07-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 581
Posted By rootboy

I did as Francophile did, on one of my Motos....

I did as Francophile did, on one of my Motos. Tape off at gold paint line, then gently wipe clear coat off with citrus stripper. Came right off.
No need to re coat it with clear. I just wiped down...
10-06-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,188
Posted By rootboy

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/599x900/snap_on_box_0abe2273365b7422a5977a1eee02ebccf64b48c5.jpg
Someone say Snap On tool box?
10-06-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,827
Posted By rootboy

They do it for other people's entertainment.

They do it for other people's entertainment.
10-05-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,188
Posted By rootboy

That was Mark Petry's tool box he flashed.

That was Mark Petry's tool box he flashed.
10-01-19, 05:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By rootboy

I wish you the best of luck with this search. Man...

I wish you the best of luck with this search. Man , those things seem to be hard to find.
Set on Eboy right now, but with 20 watchers, will definitely not end up being too affordable.
10-01-19, 05:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,142
Posted By rootboy

Enjoy every sandwich. W.Z.

Enjoy every sandwich.
W.Z.
09-27-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By rootboy

Ah, thanks. I was thinking of quill diameter, and...

Ah, thanks. I was thinking of quill diameter, and not clamp size. Never mind.
(I've got a French bike brain)
09-27-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 158,098
Posted By rootboy

More interesting cat behavior. I seem to remember...

More interesting cat behavior. I seem to remember reading that that rear feet kicking thing is a remnant of their evolutionary heritage.
Something about ripping the stomach of their prey open while...
09-27-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 158,098
Posted By rootboy

Always liked that pose. All cats seem to do that,...

Always liked that pose. All cats seem to do that, eh? Are they blocking out light? Feel more secure with the muzzle or nose covered while sleeping?
Turbo is a beauty.
09-27-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By rootboy

26.4? I presume you meant something else. 26.4...

26.4? I presume you meant something else. 26.4 mm is a seat post size.
09-25-19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 237
Posted By rootboy

Reading this thread left me scratching my head a...

Reading this thread left me scratching my head a bit. Nice adaptation, MK.
But if the Campy style hoods sort of fit your levers I suspect they aren't really Super 68 model levers.
Which looked like...
09-23-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 815
Posted By rootboy

How about case hardening? ...

How about case hardening?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Case-hardening
09-21-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 158,098
Posted By rootboy

I think you're right, CK. Of course, kittens...

I think you're right, CK. Of course, kittens mew when they're hungry and prodding mother for milk.
And your young kitten was probably exhibiting the same behavior.
I probably should have...
09-20-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,530
Posted By rootboy

All this parts decision stuff is the fun part....

All this parts decision stuff is the fun part. Right?
09-20-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 158,098
Posted By rootboy

On "talking" with cats. I like it. My wife is...

On "talking" with cats. I like it. My wife is frequently amazed that the two cats "talk" with me, and not her very often. It only makes sense, I tell her. I talk to them a lot. They respond in kind....
09-19-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 158,098
Posted By rootboy

Yeah. This is one very reserved and aloof cat. Or...

Yeah. This is one very reserved and aloof cat. Or was.
She was actually returned to the shelter by someone who adopted her., as being "too sketchy".
What B.S.! I said. I'll take her. She was...
09-19-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 158,098
Posted By rootboy

On names. I am convinced that a given name is...

On names. I am convinced that a given name is just that. It's mostly for you, not your cat. They couldn't care less,
even though they do come to recognize what you repeatedly call them.
I call...
09-19-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By rootboy

Here's one ...

Here's one

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/690540-head-badges-calling-all-head-badges.html
09-19-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,530
Posted By rootboy

How many times during the day do you wash your...

How many times during the day do you wash your hands?

It's not a disorder if a mismatched set of brakes bugs you.
Change 'em.
09-17-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,583
Posted By rootboy

1972 what the heck...

1972
what the heck...
09-16-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,924
Posted By rootboy

This vid is as good as any: ...

This vid is as good as any:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDNP25PtBqM
09-15-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,924
Posted By rootboy

I almost bought it myself. ;) Even though I have...

I almost bought it myself. ;) Even though I have one already. Look up a brief tutorial on how to use that gizmo, MK.
As was said, there's a bit of a trick to it to get an accurate reading, but not...
09-15-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,924
Posted By rootboy

And here's one for a very fair price ...

And here's one for a very fair price
...
Replies: 19
Views: 1,592
Posted By rootboy

?Hm? Early 70's Team Champions weren't blue and...

?Hm?
Early 70's Team Champions weren't blue and white. Le Champion, maybe?
09-13-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 19,044
Posted By rootboy

I love your user handle, Lightning Pilot. ...

I love your user handle, Lightning Pilot.

Ummm...P-38 Lightning

One of the prettiest things ever made.
09-10-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By rootboy

Thank you, D. Dude! Glad you like them.

Thank you, D. Dude! Glad you like them.
09-08-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 938
Views: 153,237
Posted By rootboy

Some former F1 greats on bikes. Including...

Some former F1 greats on bikes. Including Scheckter, Hunt, Lauda, Fittipaldi, et...
09-08-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 938
Views: 153,237
Posted By rootboy

Another of Senna on a Bianchi ...

Another of Senna on a Bianchi

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x640/29ea5587525f6a3f7e89ae8b489d3bc2_e44323f952fff1a6b018a3f4fdf96fd1d2c085f7.jpg
09-08-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 938
Views: 153,237
Posted By rootboy

The great Ayrton Senna reconnoitering the track,...

The great Ayrton Senna reconnoitering the track, on what looks like a Bianchi.
...
09-06-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By rootboy

Black hoods still available. $25 shipped. ???

Black hoods still available. $25 shipped. ???
09-06-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By rootboy

Don't forget the little adjuster booties. Unless...

Don't forget the little adjuster booties. Unless yours are in good shape.
09-06-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,329
Posted By rootboy

"I know that you and Frank were planning to...

"I know that you and Frank were planning to disconnect me...and I'm afraid that is something I cannot allow to happen."
...
09-05-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By rootboy

What a cutie

What a cutie
09-05-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 39,934
Posted By rootboy

I didn't even see The Dude's post. You both...

I didn't even see The Dude's post. You both funny mo-dickers!
09-05-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 39,934
Posted By rootboy

:thumb::lol:

:thumb::lol:
09-05-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 814
Views: 76,291
Posted By rootboy

Some cool stuff shown here. Great thread. My...

Some cool stuff shown here. Great thread.
My old Pioneer SA-9500 amp, and 5500 II tuner
A set of mahogany stands I made for my old JBL L19s, which I bought new in '77
The black ELACs on the metal...
09-04-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,417
Posted By rootboy

Always thought the round hole Tipo hubs were...

Always thought the round hole Tipo hubs were pretty too
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x1200/gitane_16_81bef385546fa7cdddfb6a57ddf3b8b50376aece.jpg
09-04-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By rootboy

Brilliant answer, T-Mar. That's what I'd do.

Brilliant answer, T-Mar.
That's what I'd do.
09-04-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 19,044
Posted By rootboy

As I read the situation, which may be totally...

As I read the situation, which may be totally wrong, if any resentment exists, some of it may be that the long term members here are mostly vintage bicycle enthusiasts.
When a new person logs on...
Replies: 19
Views: 1,592
Posted By rootboy

There's a lot to your question. First off, the...

There's a lot to your question. First off, the term "fair price" is up for interpretation.
There's a lot of work involved. The best thing I can recommend is joining as a member here. Twelve bucks...
09-03-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By rootboy

Too cool, MiloF. The paint job on that Brun...

Too cool, MiloF. The paint job on that Brun reminds me of another Swiss bike of the era. Mondia of course.
09-03-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 19,044
Posted By rootboy

Toxicity. My new word for the day. I don't mind...

Toxicity. My new word for the day.
I don't mind newbies, but then I'm an oldbie who posts here less and less.

Good grief. I just looked at my post count for the first time in years.
I need to...
09-01-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,708
Posted By rootboy

It's a nice enough saddle it would be kind of...

It's a nice enough saddle it would be kind of cool to have a custom replacement plate made for it.
Yeah...I think of crazy stuff like that.

Good luck with your sale. MK. And sorry to interject...
09-01-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By rootboy

Thanks SJX. I appreciate it. Strap is SOLD.

Thanks SJX. I appreciate it.

Strap is SOLD.
08-31-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By rootboy

Gum hoods sold. Black still available.

Gum hoods sold. Black still available.
08-31-19, 05:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By rootboy

Twenty eight dollars...shipped?

Twenty eight dollars...shipped?
08-31-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By rootboy

Thank you Mike...I'm glad you like the strap.

Thank you Mike...I'm glad you like the strap.
08-30-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By rootboy

Bike carry strap ~ Hand made leather

I made a few of these several years ago. Thinking I'd save this one for myself. But figured I might as well see if someone can use it as I never will.
Handy if you have to carry your bike up...
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