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12-09-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 212
Posted By Unca_Sam

Surprisingly, not far off! Miyata first...

Surprisingly, not far off! Miyata first manufactured rifles before they were asked to build a bike, using their knowledge of manufacturing steel tube...
12-09-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 212
Posted By Unca_Sam

Surely the frame is worth more as shaped like a...

Surely the frame is worth more as shaped like a bicycle than $5. If you were aiming for scrap value, it's probably closer to $0.25.
12-09-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18,099
Views: 2,875,287
Posted By Unca_Sam

Artificial Scarcity? Hope you find a sucker and...

Artificial Scarcity? Hope you find a sucker and start to use that to prop up the market?
12-09-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 212
Posted By Unca_Sam

They were very obviously holes, when I looked at...

They were very obviously holes, when I looked at the larger image. My biggest questions are if it's the original tube that was drilled, or a 'convenient' replacement, and if they were drilled, what...
12-09-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 212
Posted By Unca_Sam

Tell us what tune the flute plays as you ride...

Tell us what tune the flute plays as you ride when you test ride it!
:foo:
12-09-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 479
Posted By Unca_Sam

I'm pretty sure the grain structure of steel is...

I'm pretty sure the grain structure of steel is dense enough to prevent oxygen saturation beyond the surface layer. Rust spreads and pits and perforates because Fe2O3 changes the microcrystalline...
12-09-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 479
Posted By Unca_Sam

Can't answer the first question, though I suspect...

Can't answer the first question, though I suspect no, because of the answer to the second question. Stainless frames cost a good bit. Though modern alloys (Reynolds 953, Columbus OCX, KVA MS3)...
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By Unca_Sam

FIFY. I'll give you two guesses, and you...

FIFY.

I'll give you two guesses, and you won't need the second guess. ;)
Forum: For Sale
12-08-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By Unca_Sam

There are some nice bikes in rough shape in this...

There are some nice bikes in rough shape in this cellar/crawlspace. I've met with the OP regarding the Super Course and had a chance to look over what's there. Unfortunately (thankfully?) I was there...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,135
Posted By Unca_Sam

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

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Ripples just like baggy clothes!
Forum: Commuting
12-08-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 711
Posted By Unca_Sam

you're not the only one with a suggestion for a...

you're not the only one with a suggestion for a seatpost bag, but the OP specified that he's using a carbon seatpost. I'm not sure I'd want to introduce those forces there.

Good tip though!
12-07-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 232
Posted By Unca_Sam

what kind of thread is that?

what kind of thread is that?
12-07-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 479
Posted By Unca_Sam

It's a matter of bonding. Steel wants to rust,...

It's a matter of bonding. Steel wants to rust, all it needs is oxygen. Applying a clear coat without primer actually traps air under the paint, right against the steel. The supply is limited, so it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,135
Posted By Unca_Sam

Briefly said, it's all in the motor. Try looking...

Briefly said, it's all in the motor. Try looking through the training and nutrition threads for ideas, and try a couple of free workouts from GCN (if you already have a trainer or rollers).
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,135
Posted By Unca_Sam

Aero gains are marginal gains, just like cutting...

Aero gains are marginal gains, just like cutting weight. I'd guess you could add 3mph max by buying it. The motor matters the most.
Buying 'speed' will definitely help the motor, though the...
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By Unca_Sam

Thank you, sir. The decals line up with...

Thank you, sir.
The decals line up with 1970-1971 info, and the seat tube seems to have Poulidor on it. I'm not very interested in a precise date, but knowing when it was made helps fill in the gaps...
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By Unca_Sam

Thanks, I guess I'll put in an offer and see what...

Thanks, I guess I'll put in an offer and see what happens.
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By Unca_Sam

How about a value? If this is a 100 model, is $50...

How about a value? If this is a 100 model, is $50 too much?
12-06-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 123,054
Posted By Unca_Sam

kind of looks like they want it to be stolen...

kind of looks like they want it to be stolen :rolleyes:.
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By Unca_Sam

Mercier year? Value?

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1063x797/20191206_205352_a20889d300de1d375ae81f4f82ddaafec981a7c6.jpg
Only photo.

Good evening! This is the only photo provided (NDS,...
12-06-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 232
Posted By Unca_Sam

OOOH, OOOH! I know this! I've found a good match...

OOOH, OOOH! I know this! I've found a good match with a Busch & Muller IXON premium light. I liked that it uses 4 AA (LR 15?) batteries rather than a non-replaceable LIon pack. I bought it from the...
Forum: Foo
12-06-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 925
Posted By Unca_Sam

It's likely in everything you drink. They have...

It's likely in everything you drink. They have you coming and going, man. I've even heard that they used it to power machinery years ago. Must have leeched into the earth and soaked everywhere.
12-05-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18,099
Views: 2,875,287
Posted By Unca_Sam

This is how you sell a bike!

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Dead on its side.
12-05-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 7,986
Posted By Unca_Sam

You know, I'll go with that! I had absolutely no...

You know, I'll go with that! I had absolutely no problem with a version where it's just the woman (or the alternate universe version I generated when I failed to pay any attention for the first and...
12-05-19, 09:19 AM
Forum: Commuting
12-05-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 711
Posted By Unca_Sam

I'm not a rack user, but I can offer tips to...

I'm not a rack user, but I can offer tips to avoid paint damage. Since the rack attaches with ratchet straps, I doubt you'd be able to apply enough force to damage a CF seatstay.
Use duct tape or...
12-05-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 690
Posted By Unca_Sam

Are you also an accountant superhero? :lol: ...

Are you also an accountant superhero? :lol:

Focus on how the bike fits you as you ride it. I didn't hear a complaint other than the bike doesn't fit you the way your bike did when you were riding...
12-04-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 53,159
Views: 7,309,066
Posted By Unca_Sam

I really wanted this one to work

https://m.facebook.com/marketplace/item/548156962421344/?search_query=inventory_management

John Stinsman Veloce track bike in Bangor, PA. 20 inch top tube and 19.5 inch seat tube. ...
12-04-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 53,159
Views: 7,309,066
Posted By Unca_Sam

I'm interested if the seller is gaining or losing...

I'm interested if the seller is gaining or losing on this listing, then.
Kiss and tell?
12-04-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 7,986
Posted By Unca_Sam

I had seen the commercial numerous times during...

I had seen the commercial numerous times during on-demand programming, so my demographic is a likely target. I didn't look at it at the time as anything other than something akin to the holiday Lexus...
12-04-19, 04:12 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 7,986
Posted By Unca_Sam

Free speech isn't without consequences. If you...

Free speech isn't without consequences. If you self-censor because you risk adverse consequences, your judgment must be working! Anything else on the topic is charged and will get this moved to P&R.
12-03-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 7,986
Posted By Unca_Sam

Challenge your preconceived notions and explore...

Challenge your preconceived notions and explore where they come from. Another term for "politically correct", as it's frequently used in conservative circles, is empathetic.
12-03-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 123,054
Posted By Unca_Sam

I wonder if it wad in that condition before...

I wonder if it wad in that condition before someone converted it to fixed/ SS duty
12-03-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 7,986
Posted By Unca_Sam

What cheap Zwift option are you talking about? I...

What cheap Zwift option are you talking about? I was under the impression that there lowest cost for that was $500 for a connected mag trainer.
Forum: Commuting
12-03-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 134,018
Posted By Unca_Sam

Simplest explanation is that bodies of water are...

Simplest explanation is that bodies of water are involved in both instances. This leads to the hypothesis that you're riding through air warmed by the water. I'd imagine that on hot days with similar...
12-03-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18,099
Views: 2,875,287
Posted By Unca_Sam

To what end? I've actually contacted some about...

To what end? I've actually contacted some about their listings out of interest (because you can't deny market value, and if they come around, great!). It's like doxing yourself.
12-03-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18,099
Views: 2,875,287
Posted By Unca_Sam

Fork looks bent, doesn't it? :rolleyes:

Fork looks bent, doesn't it? :rolleyes:
12-03-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By Unca_Sam

+1 Great advice. I watched the videos and read...

+1 Great advice. I watched the videos and read the research on balance biking, since I was a late learner and the training wheels did nothing for me. 3 kids later, and after learning to transition...
12-03-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 7,986
Posted By Unca_Sam

:roflmao2: I love reading the 'apolitical'...

:roflmao2:
I love reading the 'apolitical' threads in GCD. It's the last safe space for the boomers, free from the challenges posed in P&R. Come back to the debates! Our strawmen are almost out of...
12-03-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 7,986
Posted By Unca_Sam

...prove it? She's presumably already riding, but...

...prove it? She's presumably already riding, but looking up albums for other members is a chore.
12-03-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 7,986
Posted By Unca_Sam

May as well wait for the day to go dark. Go ahead...

May as well wait for the day to go dark. Go ahead and move it, because there are two primary criticisms, and one of them is commercialism. Most of the C&V enthusiasts here have a strong tendency at...
12-03-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 7,986
Posted By Unca_Sam

That was sexist! Girls can be potato gamers too....

That was sexist! Girls can be potato gamers too. Do one for each then.
12-03-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 7,986
Posted By Unca_Sam

Zwift needs to make with a couch potato gamer to...

Zwift needs to make with a couch potato gamer to cycling stud commercial to compete. Complete with new Tri Babe girlfriend.
12-02-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Unca_Sam

Flakey Sellers

I've had great success in getting responses from craigslist sellers for both well detailed listings and the typical 2 picture bare-minimum description sellers. I recently started looking at FB...
12-02-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By Unca_Sam

11-28 accushift cassettes aren't too bad,...

11-28 accushift cassettes aren't too bad, price-wise. 11-32 or the really rare 11-34 cassettes sit listed for months at $200 or get snapped up at $60. It looks like you're missing a tooth on the...
12-02-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By Unca_Sam

No need to go that far. Degrease with a great...

No need to go that far. Degrease with a great degreaser, scrub the crud out. Find a container that can hold the cassette as is, and cover with Evaporust. 24 hours later, scrub and rinse, and you...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By Unca_Sam

+1, size the new chain without relying on the old...

+1, size the new chain without relying on the old chain using the large-large method.
large-large method
I would have imagined that adding teeth to your chainrings would have caused shifting...
Forum: Foo
12-02-19, 12:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By Unca_Sam

Lots of states have that law, I guess to curb...

Lots of states have that law, I guess to curb infanticide when that unwanted child is really starting to harsh your mellow?
In Ohio there's an age limit, the child basically has to be newborn, after...
12-02-19, 12:03 AM
Replies: 18,099
Views: 2,875,287
Posted By Unca_Sam

"txt only" Not my style, though they might be...

"txt only"
Not my style, though they might be looking for dick pics. I won't judge. :innocent:
Forum: Foo
12-02-19, 12:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 925
Posted By Unca_Sam

:lol: Again!

:lol:
Again!
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