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08-11-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 876
Posted By Steel Charlie

On my Italian bikes I just clean the threads, add...

On my Italian bikes I just clean the threads, add a taste of oil for the rust thing, and then wrap a couple layers of plumbers tape on the cup. Works like a nylock and I've never had one come loose...
08-06-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 209,101
Posted By Steel Charlie

Bertha ...

Bertha

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07-30-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,294
Posted By Steel Charlie

And Italian "rule" compliance and record...

And Italian "rule" compliance and record keeping
07-24-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,435
Posted By Steel Charlie

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07-23-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,702
Posted By Steel Charlie

I have one DA and two Ultegra dual pivots - I...

I have one DA and two Ultegra dual pivots - I can't tell the difference between them. Had Campy Chorus w/Campy pads on one for a while worked fine. the Shimanos all have Yokozuna pads on them...
07-23-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By Steel Charlie

So I got these pedals

Came across a set of Look Carbon pedals on CL. Old style delta cleats but that is no NBD since that is all I have on the road bikes. They're red. I suppose the carbon part is the cleat thingie...
07-21-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,435
Posted By Steel Charlie

You, unfortunately, are living in a distant past....

You, unfortunately, are living in a distant past. Perhaps one that even never existed considering Beretta has been making guns for several hundred years longer than English gunmakers. It will be a...
07-21-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 503
Posted By Steel Charlie

bit the bullet throw it in the trash I...

bit the bullet throw it in the trash

I mean, old chains used cable housing used cables worn out tires tubes with unpatchable holes bent rims

broken freewheels etc are all some serious anal...
07-21-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,435
Posted By Steel Charlie

I drank the kool-aide. I think it happened when...

I drank the kool-aide. I think it happened when I was stationed in Italy in the 60's and walking around the small town near the base I happened to look in the window of an engineering supply store...
07-08-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,232
Posted By Steel Charlie

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I'm thinkin' that you are in need of a proper beating with a stout cane

A triple is not blasphemous it is a desecration

Even...
06-22-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Steel Charlie

So to start with they had the most complete...

So to start with they had the most complete Sannino sets that I could find anywhere. I asked them about a Columbus Gilco MS sticker like no one in the world had one of listed and sent them a pic of...
06-18-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 700
Posted By Steel Charlie

Offing Sew-up Wheels

So I'm thinking of divesting myself of the sew-up wheels that I haven't used in 30+ yrs and went looking to see what people were asking for them. Seems generally to be pretty outrageous. Does anyone...
05-01-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,459
Posted By Steel Charlie

I've been using TriFlow since it was called...

I've been using TriFlow since it was called TriFlon and got sued. The only lube I've used on chains, freewheels and cassettes for near 40yrs now. Chains last forever and the ratchet things never...
04-27-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By Steel Charlie

Only exactly what I hoped for ! ! Many thanks,...

Only exactly what I hoped for ! ! Many thanks, DD

Charlie
04-14-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,223
Posted By Steel Charlie

I had your bike's twin bought new in 1959 with...

I had your bike's twin bought new in 1959 with paper route money. IIRC it was about $80 and just a bit more expensive than my buddy's Raleigh. And it had 27" clinchers with alloy rims (WOW!) and 2x4...
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