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06-04-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By 3alarmer

...those have been out of stock there and on...

...those have been out of stock there and on Amazon for while now. Not sure if they still make them.
06-04-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 377
Posted By 3alarmer

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Replies: 11
Views: 671
Posted By 3alarmer

....this is commonly done when chrome gets so bad...

....this is commonly done when chrome gets so bad from flaking.corrosion, that it's no longer practical to salvage it. Rechroming it (at leat where I am) is expensive and cost prohibitive. So you...
Forum: Foo
06-03-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13,725
Views: 792,268
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...the first poem in his newly published...

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...the first poem in his newly published collection * starts with the line, "Something there is that doesn't love my pants..."



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06-03-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 762
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...the practice at home advice is good. ...

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...the practice at home advice is good. Also, I see people trying to swap out a tube in strange and uncomfortable looking places here all the time. Walk your bike over to someplace in the shade,...
06-02-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 284
Posted By 3alarmer

...you're tone is getting a little sharp again. I...

...you're tone is getting a little sharp again. I have plenty of Campagnolo equipment. I just think that in the early indexing period in the 80's, Shimano worked waaay better.
06-02-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 284
Posted By 3alarmer

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06-02-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 284
Posted By 3alarmer

...if you go to the thread, you'll find that was...

...if you go to the thread, you'll find that was posted by another disappointed owner. You'll also find that I know absolutely nothing about CF cranks. So anything "conclusive" will need to come from...
06-02-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 284
Posted By 3alarmer

...I first read about it here....

...I first read about it here. (https://www.bikeforums.net/21503762-post15.html)
06-01-20, 11:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By 3alarmer

...what usually happens is that when you put the...

...what usually happens is that when you put the wider 6 freewheel on your old wheel that is spaced for 5, there's not enough clearance at the chainstay for the outside cog to rotate without...
06-01-20, 11:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...just as a random observation, I don't...

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...just as a random observation, I don't think Sunrace makes a freewheel of the narrow six speed variety that you need to put in a rear spaced 120mm for a 5 speed freewheel. If they do, it's news...
Forum: Foo
05-31-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13,725
Views: 792,268
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...understands what "but list out to bidets"...

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...understands what "but list out to bidets" means. People who know him often refer to him as "the pants whisperer."
Forum: Foo
05-31-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 834
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...they probably assumed it was your stash,...

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...they probably assumed it was your stash, kept in an old pill bottle. The last time someone broke into my truck, they did way more damage breaking in than whatever was the value of the stuff...
05-30-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 297
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...destructive removal also works. :)

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...destructive removal also works. :)
05-30-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 297
Posted By 3alarmer

... ...a couple of cycles of torch heating...

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...a couple of cycles of torch heating around the area that fits onto the spindle, followed each time with the addition of penetrating oil. Make sure when you pull the crank bolts you also get...
05-30-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 235
Posted By 3alarmer

... a bad idea because of all the leverage force...

... a bad idea because of all the leverage force that gets transferred to the brake bolt when the brake is applied for a standard caliper brake, but with what you are describing (cantilever brakes)...
05-30-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 189
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...maybe you already know this, but you can...

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...maybe you already know this, but you can also use another matching adjustable cup and lock ring on the fixed side with both sides threaded RH.
05-30-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,826
Posted By 3alarmer

...OK, thanks. That's what I thought you meant. ...

...OK, thanks. That's what I thought you meant. That's tech that is waaaay to new for me. :D
05-30-20, 12:10 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,095
Posted By 3alarmer

...sorry, but once you open the thread, it is no...

...sorry, but once you open the thread, it is no longer in its original, unopened state. Thanks a bunch for devaluing it. :(
Forum: Foo
05-29-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13,725
Views: 792,268
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...hasn't worn pants when eating lunch in 40...

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...hasn't worn pants when eating lunch in 40 years. Saves a lot on laundry.
05-29-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,095
Posted By 3alarmer

...I just bought one of those old Cannondale bar...

...I just bought one of those old Cannondale bar bags I like on E-bay. It has not yet arrived, but luckily it was not in the original, unopened box. :)
05-29-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,826
Posted By 3alarmer

...sorry, but I'm not quite understanding what...

...sorry, but I'm not quite understanding what you're saying here ? Are you referencing CF cranks with a metal insert for the pedal threading ?
05-29-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...if you don't want to spend the money for a...

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...if you don't want to spend the money for a 2 part urethane paint like Spraymax (which is 20 bucks a can plus change, and will be too much paint for just a fork, and will be useless once mixed...
Forum: Foo
05-29-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13,725
Views: 792,268
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...because it's been growing increasingly...

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...because it's been growing increasingly difficult to employ small children as gerbil jockeys in the racing industry, he has switched to robot gerbil jockeys.
05-28-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...those Cinelli closed loop stems with the...

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...those Cinelli closed loop stems with the wedge driven by the bolt to force it against the bar were always a little problematic. Things you might try would be to remove the bolt and the bar, and...
Forum: Foo
05-28-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 410
Posted By 3alarmer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_uUmVybS-lA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_uUmVybS-lA
05-28-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...personally, I would not reuse that post.

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...personally, I would not reuse that post.
05-28-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 235
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...it's considered an iffy practice to mix...

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...it's considered an iffy practice to mix headset parts. Sometimes a crown race can be difficult to remove if there is no place you can get under the lip. If you are throwing away the old fork,...
05-28-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 530
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...they laughed at Galileo, too. Well,...

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...they laughed at Galileo, too. Well, actually they stopped laughing after a time and sent him before the Inquisition. YMMV
Forum: Foo
05-28-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13,725
Views: 792,268
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...by the simple expedient of tying off his...

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...by the simple expedient of tying off his gerbil's leash to a spork, he manages to leave both hands free for other things.
Forum: Foo
05-27-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13,725
Views: 792,268
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...he once met a gerbil, at a wild aftershow...

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...he once met a gerbil, at a wild aftershow party, that had been a road gerbil for both Wilson Pickett and the Grateful Dead.
05-27-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 738
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...from the pictures, that fork looks like it...

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...from the pictures, that fork looks like it is well within the range where it can be straightened. But you need an alignment jig to do a good job of it. For something bent like that, I put a...
05-27-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By 3alarmer

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05-27-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 179
Posted By 3alarmer

... ...if you are really anal about wanting...

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...if you are really anal about wanting this done exactly, and because you'll need to paint that frame anyway, it's not a huge job to just fill the existing threads in the BB shell with braze,...
05-27-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 179
Posted By 3alarmer

...IIRC, he already tried that. There was some...

...IIRC, he already tried that. There was some question about how well the spindle end exited the cups, but from the photos, it looked workable. Somebody sure rode the hell out of it previously,...
Forum: Foo
05-27-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13,725
Views: 792,268
Posted By 3alarmer

. ..."Unleashed", his new single about a bad...

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..."Unleashed", his new single about a bad breakup with a gerbil, is trending at the top of the music charts.
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05-26-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13,725
Views: 792,268
Posted By 3alarmer

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Forum: Foo
05-25-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13,725
Views: 792,268
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...is getting well deserved blowback on...

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...is getting well deserved blowback on Facebook and Twitter for his insensitive, stereotyping comments about gerbils.
05-25-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 497
Posted By 3alarmer

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Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By 3alarmer

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...here's what the fork pantographing and lugwork looks like on a...
05-25-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18,955
Views: 3,074,599
Posted By 3alarmer

...I've been throwing that stuff away in favor of...

...I've been throwing that stuff away in favor of vinyl electrical tape. I'm kicking myself now, you bet.
Forum: Foo
05-25-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13,725
Views: 792,268
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...dated a marsupial for two years in...

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...dated a marsupial for two years in college. Found her pouch very convenient as a place to hide their stash.
05-24-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 18,955
Views: 3,074,599
Posted By 3alarmer

...now at $400 (unrestored). No low ballers....

...now at $400 (unrestored). No low ballers. :mad: When I pulled it up, Facebook Marketplace told me it was "far from me".....They have no idea how far. :)
05-24-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18,955
Views: 3,074,599
Posted By 3alarmer

Cinelli vintage bike - $900 (Rancho Cordova)...

Cinelli vintage bike - $900 (Rancho Cordova) (https://sacramento.craigslist.org/bik/d/rancho-cordova-cinelli-vintage-bike/7129791961.html)
Forum: Foo
05-24-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13,725
Views: 792,268
Posted By 3alarmer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2tbunUZXMI ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2tbunUZXMI

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...his budding career as a chin actor for the Leukemia foundation has cratered with the advent of pandemic masking. The unemployment benefits are...
Forum: Foo
05-24-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13,725
Views: 792,268
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...currently in the contracting and...

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...currently in the contracting and production phase of his exclusive line of high waisted pants, that can be pulled all the way up over the mouth and nose to serve as a pandemic mask.
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05-24-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...a cautionary note: It is not impossible...

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...a cautionary note: It is not impossible to get the repair rethread started into the crank at an angle slightly off from 90*. Don't ask me how I know this. You're much better off pulling off...
05-24-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 533
Posted By 3alarmer

...definitely remove the races from the fork and...

...definitely remove the races from the fork and the head tube, as well as anything in the BB shell, dropout adjustment screws, etc. Everything comes off.
05-24-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By 3alarmer

...Most of my aero levers are various...

...Most of my aero levers are various incarnations of the Shimano ones. They came up with a solid design, made and sold it for a long time under different model designations, and they work well for...
Forum: Foo
05-23-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13,725
Views: 792,268
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...thinks that the "Free Aunt Becky"...

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...thinks that the "Free Aunt Becky" movement, started by no motor?, is about Lori Loughlin putting out for free.
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