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04-13-21, 08:22 AM
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Posted By xiaoman1

Many Thanks to WGB for his persistence to get a...

Many Thanks to WGB for his persistence to get a wheel to me from the Great White North. It took quite a while because of the lockdown but it finally made it.
Wesley, I hope Wildwood gets his...
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By xiaoman1

Morelock, Many thanks. Ben

Morelock,
Many thanks.
Ben
04-12-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 20,590
Posted By xiaoman1

Hi All, Here is another hobby of mine besides...

Hi All,
Here is another hobby of mine besides cameras, watches, fountain pens and of course bikes.....It's an original owner 1990 SAAB SPG Red Box. It is the only new car I have ever owned, I bought...
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By xiaoman1

WOW, This must be really hard to give a...

WOW, This must be really hard to give a reasonable number on....any of you know any sites that deal with "Vintage TT" stuff and if so, care to provide me with a link? :thumb:
Best, Ben
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By xiaoman1

Vintage TT Cycling

Hello to All,
I know this forum mainly revolves around much newer equipment and has been the genesis for my interest in TT. Recently I have been getting interested in vintage Time Trial bicycles and...
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By xiaoman1

Valuation On A San Marco Concor Supercorsa SPRINT

Hello,
I know there is a limited market for TT stuff on this forum and I don't know where or which site to post it on for folks looking for vintage TT parts etc. The saddle is a San Marco Supercorsa...
04-10-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3,862
Views: 350,726
Posted By xiaoman1

By another member cut from the same cloth. ...

By another member cut from the same cloth.
Best, Ben
04-09-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,322
Posted By xiaoman1

I like your style, and also like to bargain hunt....

I like your style, and also like to bargain hunt. :thumb:
Dest, Ben
04-09-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3,862
Views: 350,726
Posted By xiaoman1

Mad Honk is one of the most generous/unselfish...

Mad Honk is one of the most generous/unselfish members that I have had the pleasure of knowing on these Forums.:thumb:
Best, Ben
04-09-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7,039
Views: 655,975
Posted By xiaoman1

genejockey, Nice, Glad the pedals came with the...

genejockey,
Nice, Glad the pedals came with the group, looking forward to the build!
Best, Ben
04-09-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,303
Posted By xiaoman1

I am almost finished but I consider it nearly...

I am almost finished but I consider it nearly complete, so I thought I would post some pictures. I need to get a chain and cables on in order to take it out for a trial ride...but it's close....
04-09-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 605
Posted By xiaoman1

I wonder if someone on the Forums will be "brave"...

I wonder if someone on the Forums will be "brave" enough to make a "clone" of it? :D
Best, Ben
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By xiaoman1

^^^^^What francophile says is on the...

^^^^^What francophile says is on the money....lots of cleaning and polishing and we all know that Campy chrome on nuts and bolts is a tough clean.
GLWTS, Ben
04-08-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,322
Posted By xiaoman1

That's the way, aha, aha / I like it, aha, aha!...

That's the way, aha, aha / I like it, aha, aha! :D
Best, Ben
04-08-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 14,232
Views: 3,142,354
Posted By xiaoman1

As I recall you were looking for that saddle a...

As I recall you were looking for that saddle a while back....glad you found it, was that the price for the pump!....Best, Ben
04-08-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 566
Posted By xiaoman1

That color combo is absolutely stunning! Best,...

That color combo is absolutely stunning!
Best, Ben
04-08-21, 04:53 PM
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Views: 176,333
Posted By xiaoman1

To clarify.....great deal....I am not in the...

To clarify.....great deal....I am not in the market, Best, Ben
04-08-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 176,333
Posted By xiaoman1

How can anyone lose on that deal... Best, Ben

How can anyone lose on that deal...
Best, Ben
04-08-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7,039
Views: 655,975
Posted By xiaoman1

Received this yesterday....Getting closer to the...

Received this yesterday....Getting closer to the finish line on the Bianchi.
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04-07-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By xiaoman1

Kurt, If that's the crap that came out of the...

Kurt, If that's the crap that came out of the shed, I sure would like to see the "good" stuff. :D
Best, Ben
04-07-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3,862
Views: 350,726
Posted By xiaoman1

Miguel, Thanks, I will reach out to him...if he...

Miguel,
Thanks, I will reach out to him...if he still has it after all these many months maybe....
Best, Ben
04-07-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3,862
Views: 350,726
Posted By xiaoman1

Unworthy, Thanks for the thought, but I have...

Unworthy,
Thanks for the thought, but I have the rear Chorus and looking for a mate.
Best, Ben
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Forum: Want To Buy
04-07-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By xiaoman1

Found 2 NOS, all good and one is going on the...

Found 2 NOS, all good and one is going on the rear of the BuanchiTT CRONO. :D
Best, Ben
04-07-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3,862
Views: 350,726
Posted By xiaoman1

Still looking for a front. :thumb: Best Ben

Still looking for a front. :thumb:
Best Ben
04-07-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4,236
Views: 390,730
Posted By xiaoman1

That is a beauty, great lob on the resto.....I...

That is a beauty, great lob on the resto.....I definitely would like to find one in my size.
Best, Ben
04-06-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,322
Posted By xiaoman1

Brent, Nice Self-gift for your retirement....

Brent,
Nice Self-gift for your retirement. Self-winder with an exhibition caseback....Like the attitude...you keep moving and it keeps moving, sweet!
Best, Ben
04-06-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20,239
Views: 3,392,015
Posted By xiaoman1

I hope he owns the house on the hill.

I hope he owns the house on the hill.
Forum: Foo
04-06-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2,465
Views: 102,459
Posted By xiaoman1

Klaatu barada nikto.

Klaatu barada nikto.
04-05-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By xiaoman1

Dave, Impressive as usual. :thumb: Best, Ben

Dave,
Impressive as usual. :thumb:
Best, Ben
04-05-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By xiaoman1

Great backstory on a super bike...thanks for...

Great backstory on a super bike...thanks for posting.
Best, Ben
Forum: Framebuilders
04-04-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By xiaoman1

Joe, Just be sure to get the board or acetate...

Joe,
Just be sure to get the board or acetate sheet high enough so that the paint doesn't bleed through. :D
Good Luck, Ben
04-04-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 678
Posted By xiaoman1

Hard to say, standing proud because you are...

Hard to say, standing proud because you are applying too much paint.....Black may be your best solution to this problem.
It will never be perfect.
Best, Ben
04-04-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 678
Posted By xiaoman1

I am not sure, I have only seen 1000 there...

I am not sure, I have only seen 1000 there autozone, maybe
04-04-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 678
Posted By xiaoman1

There is always a chance of cutting through any...

There is always a chance of cutting through any top layer of paint....the polish that you are using has an abrasive in it and that's why it is able to "polish"...if you over 'polish' with it, it can...
04-04-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 678
Posted By xiaoman1

i would let it dry really well and if careful use...

i would let it dry really well and if careful use 1200 wet dry and sand only the high and then polish with white rubbing compound.....I have cut drips with a razor blade but that takes a lot of...
04-04-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 678
Posted By xiaoman1

Dbl post

Dbl post
Forum: Framebuilders
04-04-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By xiaoman1

I bought a kemper but still like the...

I bought a kemper but still like the Rapidio's...The Kemper is a lot like drawing with a digital canvas.... Hand/fingers not in the same "space" as the tip but you get used to it.
Try eBay for a...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-04-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By xiaoman1

J.P., Those are ruling pens, I have used them...

J.P.,
Those are ruling pens, I have used them and while they are good I have found if not careful small scratches can occur and it is difficult to turn a corner (maybe I need more...
04-04-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4,236
Views: 390,730
Posted By xiaoman1

Bianchi TT Crono is getting some attention today,...

Bianchi TT Crono is getting some attention today, I will stretch the Conti Sprint 250 and have installed the bar tape and new (to me) levers. :thumb:...
04-04-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7,039
Views: 655,975
Posted By xiaoman1

Not today but a week ago, I just got around to...

Not today but a week ago, I just got around to working on my TT today.
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@deux...
04-04-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 834
Posted By xiaoman1

I use the traditional way of routing the cables...

I use the traditional way of routing the cables being sure that they are just long enough so no interference with turning or shifting. I never understand why some applications have so much extra...
04-04-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,322
Posted By xiaoman1

To All, Ok, the thread should be safe now,...

To All,
Ok, the thread should be safe now, cb400bill posted 2 times and mentioned Schwinn Varsity, bikes are now being shown... the thread has quietly has morphed into "Show Us Your Bicycles and...
04-04-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4,236
Views: 390,730
Posted By xiaoman1

thumpism, Wow, It sounds like Charles Wahl owes...

thumpism,
Wow, It sounds like Charles Wahl owes you not only a great debt of gratitude but also a 6-pack and/or facilitation......Great members on the forum. :thumb:
Best, Ben
04-03-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 197,006
Posted By xiaoman1

After a really long search with no luck, I got a...

After a really long search with no luck, I got a pm from obrentharris letting me know he saw these. I really lucked out and picked them up, NOS never glued and super supple!
Best, Ben...
Forum: Foo
04-03-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,209
Posted By xiaoman1

Not sure....maybe he used the "Flex" package and...

Not sure....maybe he used the "Flex" package and is still waiting. :p
Best, Ben
Forum: Foo
04-03-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2,465
Views: 102,459
Posted By xiaoman1

The grass is not greener here.:p

The grass is not greener here.:p
04-03-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14,232
Views: 3,142,354
Posted By xiaoman1

HG Roger that, I was watching the oven and...

HG
Roger that, I was watching the oven and heard the timer go off and had to get the Swansons and made a mistake, but still might want to dumpster dive at the dump! :p
Best, Ben
04-03-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14,232
Views: 3,142,354
Posted By xiaoman1

HG That is a beauty, what dump/s are near...

HG
That is a beauty, what dump/s are near you.....BTW, how's the M.W. doing? :innocent:
Best, Ben
04-03-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 678
Posted By xiaoman1

HAHA, Got it.....I am compulsive about my things...

HAHA, Got it.....I am compulsive about my things too but I have found that sometimes going for just a little bit better can make things worse. Just like the first dent on a new car, we always look at...
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