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08-04-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,437
Posted By stardognine

Are we gonna be tested on this? Itís gettiní to...

Are we gonna be tested on this? Itís gettiní to be a lot of rules already. 🤔😉
08-03-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 338
Posted By stardognine

As opposed to? Somehow I thought all Miyatas were...

As opposed to? Somehow I thought all Miyatas were made in Japan. 🤔
08-03-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,437
Posted By stardognine

Sounds like that Seinfeld episode, with puffy...

Sounds like that Seinfeld episode, with puffy shirts. 🙄😁
08-03-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 338
Posted By stardognine

My mistake, I guess my mind read something in,...

My mistake, I guess my mind read something in, that wasnít there. 🤔🙄😉
Hereís my actual tubing sticker. ...
08-03-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,437
Posted By stardognine

Mmm, cheesecake!!! 😍 I might have to indulge...

Mmm, cheesecake!!! 😍 I might have to indulge again soon. 😎
08-03-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 338
Posted By stardognine

Had to be earlier than that. My Ď85 six ten is...

Had to be earlier than that. My Ď85 six ten is STB, so Iíd imagine it was used for the 1000 for a year or two first? 🤔
08-03-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,415
Posted By stardognine

I have some XT 7-speed thumbies to put on, and...

I have some XT 7-speed thumbies to put on, and Iíll upgrade to a 7-speed freewheel, down the road. Did you build new 700c wheels around the Gyromaster hubs? Thatís what Iíd like to do, or rather pay...
08-02-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 634
Posted By stardognine

ďPreviously owned by a former racerĒ. ...

ďPreviously owned by a former racerĒ.

ďNeeds nothingĒ.
08-01-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,415
Posted By stardognine

Those things are so good, itís crazy. Lots of...

Those things are so good, itís crazy. Lots of steak & cheese!!! 😍😎😁

I just got some more herbs last night, that are quite a bit stronger yet. Dogís Breath is 31% THC, which is crazy strong. 😁
...
08-01-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 203,524
Posted By stardognine

Hey, I always wanted to join a cult, but was...

Hey, I always wanted to join a cult, but was afraid to ask. 🤔🙄😁

Iíve been meaning to post here, since getting a Ď85 six ten, but keep forgetting. Iím not forgetting to ride it though, lol. 😁...
07-31-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By stardognine

I havenít read that whole article yet, but...

I havenít read that whole article yet, but definitely will. Thanks for posting it. 👍😎
07-31-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 847
Posted By stardognine

Thatíd be a pretty good ride, Iím in Sacramento...

Thatíd be a pretty good ride, Iím in Sacramento now. 😁
07-31-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 299
Posted By stardognine

Probably tough to find, but Iím liking my 27Ē...

Probably tough to find, but Iím liking my 27Ē Ukai rims, which happened to be on Sansin GyroMaster hubs. 36 spokes in front & 40 in the rear, so pretty much bullet-proof, for touring. 😎
07-30-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,437
Posted By stardognine

The only rule is, carry your own water, and...

The only rule is, carry your own water, and smartphone, so you can un-lose yourself, when you get lost. 🤔😎😁
Forum: Touring
07-29-20, 11:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,989
Posted By stardognine

No fish? Iím sitting at a little pond in...

No fish? Iím sitting at a little pond in Sacramento, that was recently stocked. 🤪😁😉 I saw 3 different people catch multiple fish, in about an hour or two. Most folks went home now, but those fish are...
07-29-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 523
Posted By stardognine

Oh, right, NOW you tell me. 🙄😁😉 Iím having a...

Oh, right, NOW you tell me. 🙄😁😉 Iím having a similar issue with a Tange bottom bracket, in which a perfectly respectable 12Ē Crescent wrench, isnít ďquiteĒ big enough for the flat-sided cup. And I...
07-29-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,342
Posted By stardognine

Ha, pretty cool. 👍 New York state somewheres....

Ha, pretty cool. 👍 New York state somewheres. Wantagh or somesuch. Iím from western Pennsylvania, so been to family things in Albany & Rochester, as a kid. 😎
07-28-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 426
Posted By stardognine

Weird, huh? I just bought an NOS one from a bike...

Weird, huh? I just bought an NOS one from a bike shop in Chico, about 2 months ago now. The mechanic had 2, with dusty boxes from a shelf, and I chose the one WITH the metal cup, the other one was...
07-28-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,342
Posted By stardognine

Check this out. 😉 My Ď85 Miyata six ten came with...

Check this out. 😉 My Ď85 Miyata six ten came with an under-the-downtube set of bosses, and a normal over-the-downtube set, but none on the seat tube. 🤔🙄😁 I found an old REG clamp-on back in Chico,...
Forum: Foo
07-27-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 275,810
Posted By stardognine

Is that solar Casio like this? 😁 I picked mine up...

Is that solar Casio like this? 😁 I picked mine up cheap at a flea market, back in Arizona. It needed batteries, but runs great. 👍

I figured if Iím riding through the desert, a solar-powered watch...
07-27-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 847
Posted By stardognine

Too big, you say? Mineís actually too small, but...

Too big, you say? Mineís actually too small, but I can ďmakeĒ it fit pretty good, lol. Meaning a higher stem & seat post. 🙂

What part of the country are you in?
07-26-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 79,831
Posted By stardognine

Right on. 😎 When I was in my late teens, I met a...

Right on. 😎 When I was in my late teens, I met a guy in South Carolina, who did that as part of his livelihood. Heíd tear down barns, and bring all that wood home. At home, he had a very large shop...
07-26-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 847
Posted By stardognine

Sweet, you found my bikeís twin. 😁 I just bought...

Sweet, you found my bikeís twin. 😁 I just bought that exact bike in that exact color, not very long ago. 😎 You got the Sansin Gyro-Master hubs, didnít you? These are easily the nicest hubs Iíve ever...
07-25-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By stardognine

I just realized, I can grab more than one pic,...

I just realized, I can grab more than one pic, pretty easy. 🙄😁...
07-25-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By stardognine

Just grabbed a quick pic of the front. The whole...

Just grabbed a quick pic of the front. The whole bikeís pretty dusty right now, but itís good solid road dust, not garage or barn dust, lol. 😁😉...
Forum: Foo
07-24-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,054
Posted By stardognine

I always wanted to start my own country like...

I always wanted to start my own country like that, on an island. 🙄😁
07-24-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By stardognine

Interesting, I didnít know there was a cup & cone...

Interesting, I didnít know there was a cup & cone version first. 🤔 Iím glad my Miyata is an Ď85, so I got the cartridge bearing ones. 😎
07-24-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 802
Views: 79,831
Posted By stardognine

LOL. 😁 I just saw a whole family of deer last...

LOL. 😁 I just saw a whole family of deer last night, right as the sun was setting. A buck, a doe, & 2 fawns. They were working their way towards the river, for a drink or a swim, or both. 😎

I just...
Forum: Touring
07-23-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,608
Posted By stardognine

Nice bike, congrats! 👍 Pretty decent grab for a...

Nice bike, congrats! 👍 Pretty decent grab for a newbie. 😁😉

I have an Ď85 Miyata six ten, with 27Ē Ukai rims, and Sansin Gyro-Master hubs (with Sunshine skewers). These things roll like crazy,...
Forum: Foo
07-22-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,054
Posted By stardognine

Ha, I know what you mean, about needing a jacket....

Ha, I know what you mean, about needing a jacket. Mostly around 5:00 or 6:00 AM, the chilly part of the day. I got used to 100+ F for awhile there, so 85-90 feels pretty good now. 😎

Back on topic,...
Forum: Touring
07-22-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By stardognine

Ha, I think these shifters were as close to being...

Ha, I think these shifters were as close to being indexed as you could get, without actually being indexed. Theyíre definitely not indexed, but they are ratchety, like Suntourís Power shifters. I...
07-22-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 890
Posted By stardognine

Swamp cows donít care how hot it gets. 😎😎😎 ...

Swamp cows donít care how hot it gets. 😎😎😎

This was earlier today, along the Yolo Causeway, between Davis & Sacramento. ...
Forum: Touring
07-22-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By stardognine

Hey, your handlebars are upside-down!!! I always...

Hey, your handlebars are upside-down!!! I always wanted to yell that at someone riding with their bars like that, from a car. 😁😉

Iím liking your bike, but have a LOT to learn about Miyatas yet. I...
Forum: Touring
07-22-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,313
Posted By stardognine

Cool thread. 👍 Iím using those Axioms on my...

Cool thread. 👍 Iím using those Axioms on my recently aquired Miyata six ten, and havenít had any problems really. I had to grab some longer bolts, and flat washers & lock washers, to dial it in, but...
07-21-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,954
Posted By stardognine

A noble effort, indeed. 👍 Thatís quite a...

A noble effort, indeed. 👍

Thatís quite a song there, why doesnít it get more airplay? Oh yeah, most of us donít listen to the radio anymore. 🙄🥺
07-21-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By stardognine

I thought something was ďoffĒ lately here, but...

I thought something was ďoffĒ lately here, but then I remembered, I downgraded my phone, lol. 🤔🙄😉

I have an iphone X, but was getting tired of the way everything works there. Went back to a 6+,...
07-20-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By stardognine

Absolutely correct. 👍 I actually had an old...

Absolutely correct. 👍 I actually had an old Shimano MT62 FD, that was marked 1 1/4Ē, that fit an Ď85 ST seat tube perfectly. 🙂
07-20-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 890
Posted By stardognine

120 F, or somewhere close to it, last year around...

120 F, or somewhere close to it, last year around the Mojave Desert. I was chatting with a couple older ladies about it, and they said it gets hotter, occasionally, but noone likes to report it...
07-20-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3,413
Views: 296,341
Posted By stardognine

Holy margaret, Mackerel! That cat could use some...

Holy margaret, Mackerel! That cat could use some wrenchiní on. 🥺😁😉
07-20-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 423
Posted By stardognine

I agree, no need to go stretchiní the frame. 😉 I...

I agree, no need to go stretchiní the frame. 😉 I have a 6-speed freewheel on my Miyata six ten, which is alright, for now, but Iím planning to just upgrade to a 7-speed freewheel pretty soon, with...
07-19-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 186,301
Posted By stardognine

Revisiting this post, because I scored this...

Revisiting this post, because I scored this turquoise & silver ring recently (also has a hallmark). It just screams Eye of the Dragon, right? 😎

Iím now reading Dark Tower IV, Wizard & Glass. ...
07-19-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,168
Posted By stardognine

Yeppers. Thatís one good use for all these...

Yeppers. Thatís one good use for all these smileys, to be sure our senses of humor are turned on. 😁😉
07-18-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,168
Posted By stardognine

Sakae Ringyo. Itís ďofficiallyĒ called the...

Sakae Ringyo. Itís ďofficiallyĒ called the MTS-101, but itís really a slingshot. 😎...
07-18-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,168
Posted By stardognine

The nerve of some people. 🙄😁😉 Great grab, OP. 👍...

The nerve of some people. 🙄😁😉 Great grab, OP. 👍 Iím loviní my Ď85 six ten. 😎...
Forum: Touring
07-17-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,394
Posted By stardognine

Shame on ya. 🤪😁 I just grabbed an REI down bag...

Shame on ya. 🤪😁 I just grabbed an REI down bag at an REI a couple days ago, because I was right by an REI, and thatís a pretty rare thing, for me, apparently. 🤔
Forum: Touring
07-16-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 188,968
Posted By stardognine

Relevant to nothing. 😁 Hey, whereís the tab for...

Relevant to nothing. 😁 Hey, whereís the tab for attachments? Hard to add a pic, without that. 🤔
Nevermind, I just confused myself again. 🙄😉...
07-08-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 79,831
Posted By stardognine

Lucky pic, those darn deer donít usually hold...

Lucky pic, those darn deer donít usually hold still for pics. 😁😉 And fitting right in with the rolling conversation, a tractor. 😎...
07-08-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,415
Posted By stardognine

Well, I turned up missing in action, shortly...

Well, I turned up missing in action, shortly after procuring, but Iíve been riding and bonding, and slowly getting things done. I took this pic yesterday, showing the Suntour XC derailleurs, and the...
07-06-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,059
Posted By stardognine

Hey, I recently bought an Ď85 (according to the...

Hey, I recently bought an Ď85 (according to the previous owner) six ten, and itís very much like you describe. It has 27Ē tires and cantilever brakes, as well as low-rider racks, but ďonlyĒ two sets...
07-01-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 452
Posted By stardognine

Do those Pro Ams really take ball bearings? I...

Do those Pro Ams really take ball bearings? I would have thought they were cartridge bearing hubs, but never had those ones, obviously.

I recently got the Sansin Gyro Masters, which are cartridge...
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