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04-07-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By qcpmsame

Had two separate series of those shots, both...

Had two separate series of those shots, both times my pain became much worse in the two levels I had involved, L4-L5, L5-S1. Injured in a 10' fall on a job site, spinal compression. The W/C insurer...
04-07-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By qcpmsame

Welcome to the Forums, glad to have you aboard. ...

Welcome to the Forums, glad to have you aboard.

Had a matched set of Jubilee Sports, my wife and I loved them. Other than the one piece grip-brake hood in lieu of wrap they were fantastic club...
04-07-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
Posted By qcpmsame

One of the foundation men of American cycling...

One of the foundation men of American cycling business, Importer Supreme. R.I.P. Mel

Bill
04-07-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 987
Views: 224,103
Posted By qcpmsame

Use the "Contacts" link on their home page, A...

Use the "Contacts" link on their home page, A very nice lady will get back to you, with an answer. Tommasini Italy, home page (http://www.tommasini.it/eng/)

Bill
03-12-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,304
Posted By qcpmsame

Every day contemporary bike, '12 CAAD 10 Ultegra,...

Every day contemporary bike, '12 CAAD 10 Ultegra, 53-39 crankset, 11-28 11-speed cog set, Tommasini Prestige, Campag NR/SR crankset, 52-42 crankset, 14-26 6 speed corset, Medici Pro Strada, campag NR...
03-05-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,763
Posted By qcpmsame

I've been decrepit for quite a while now:roflmao2:

I've been decrepit for quite a while now:roflmao2:
03-05-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 81,487
Posted By qcpmsame

Rowan, Just reading our post has made my...

Rowan,
Just reading our post has made my day-week-month, heck, the year for that matter. It is so good to see that you are able to get some cycling in, and you have a wonderful lady to be your guide...
03-05-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,763
Posted By qcpmsame

It came as a surprise to me when I found them...

It came as a surprise to me when I found them on-line. I was settling for the 23 Rallys after the old Giro that was 22 only. That little bit of extra air volume and contact patch is most welcome. I...
03-03-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,297
Posted By qcpmsame

French or Italian perhaps:innocent: Bill

French or Italian perhaps:innocent:

Bill
03-02-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,763
Posted By qcpmsame

One hack I learned for getting the tubs to seat...

One hack I learned for getting the tubs to seat at the valve stems, take 2-4 zip ties, put about 40psi in the tubs, and snug the segment down so that the glue or tape and the tire to lay in properly....
03-02-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,297
Posted By qcpmsame

I'd dearly love to find an old Silca floor model,...

I'd dearly love to find an old Silca floor model, the current owner of the rights and tooling is far too proud of the reputation, and prices them far-far-far out of my short monetary reach.

Nice...
03-02-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,253
Posted By qcpmsame

Porsche's, Guards Red, has long been a favorite...

Porsche's, Guards Red, has long been a favorite on mine, but not wanting to attract any attention to any vehicle I drive, it never will happen. My brother, a retired Sheriff's LT, calls it "Write Me...
03-02-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,763
Posted By qcpmsame

My current chalice is the Rally, but in the 25...

My current chalice is the Rally, but in the 25 width, fits just barely in both frames/forks. I wish the Giros were still the same as in the past, I used them for several years with no issues at all....
03-01-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,763
Posted By qcpmsame

I used Goof-Off to clean the old glue off the...

I used Goof-Off to clean the old glue off the rims, for tubs, from time to time. Be certain you wear rubber, or solvent-proof gloves, if you use it though.

I learned about Goof-Off from...
02-26-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,253
Posted By qcpmsame

Oh wow, that Mondia really makes my liver quiver!...

Oh wow, that Mondia really makes my liver quiver! Very nice looking bicycle, in every aspect, IMHO. If you have kept that one that nice nd maintained, so well all this time, kudos sir.

Bill
02-23-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,253
Posted By qcpmsame

Our small, family General Contractors firm had...

Our small, family General Contractors firm had the old Autocad 2000, now their price for new station licenses would darned near bankrupt us:eek:. I'm retiring here shortly, so its going to be up to...
02-22-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,763
Posted By qcpmsame

Conti's Giros have gone down in their durability...

Conti's Giros have gone down in their durability and quality over the past couple or years. When I first used them on the Medici DD sent my way, they held up quite well. Last pair I used, in 2019,...
02-22-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,253
Posted By qcpmsame

RoS, Interesting CAD work you have done, very...

RoS,
Interesting CAD work you have done, very realistic renderings that you are generating to work with. Those 3M paint stripper attachments are really good stuff, beats the hand cramps from using...
02-17-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,253
Posted By qcpmsame

Interesting build/restoration project, I'm...

Interesting build/restoration project, I'm following this one to watch how the rust is handled by a caring and skilled enthusiast from here. My '80 ( as best as the Learned Elders in this forum can...
02-17-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,763
Posted By qcpmsame

Always love seeing you post pics of the Alpina,...

Always love seeing you post pics of the Alpina, it is such a pretty, classically built and configured bicycle. As to tubs, personally I use glue, out of habit since 1979. The modern tape is much...
01-31-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 715
Posted By qcpmsame

Wow, just plain WOW, this Bandit is one beautiful...

Wow, just plain WOW, this Bandit is one beautiful piece of engineering and adaptive design/craftsmanship. Good see you got it finished before the spring is upon us!! That green colourway is...
01-31-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,143
Posted By qcpmsame

Rode rollers back in the late 70's, during any...

Rode rollers back in the late 70's, during any extreme cold snaps or sustained rainy periods (monsoon/hurricane seasons here.) Now its a Kurt Kinetic basic wind resistance stand that keeps me active...
01-30-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,038
Posted By qcpmsame

This, and being over friendly with the other long...

This, and being over friendly with the other long time members dang near ended the 50-Plus Forum a while ago. I believe Tom's Stickie about it is still there, but the instigator was banned (Karma...
01-30-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 893
Posted By qcpmsame

The last webinar I participated in was on vocal...

The last webinar I participated in was on vocal softening and therapies, interesting gentleman that was the guest speaker for the event. He went into the LSVT therapies and the use of physical...
01-24-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 893
Posted By qcpmsame

Sounds like you are on top of things, I am taking...

Sounds like you are on top of things, I am taking Sinemet, Amantadine and Rasagaline for tremors, Dystonia and swallowing issues. And, a nice walk usually helps the legs to settle down and stop...
01-20-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By qcpmsame

At 64, this place and the people, are some the...

At 64, this place and the people, are some the best means of enabling a cycling addiction, er habit. Been hanging around the place since Jan 2008, kind of like an old bat in a bell tower.

Bill
01-20-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By qcpmsame

Best post about saddles for new cyclist I have...

Best post about saddles for new cyclist I have seen. Even if you have a Hybrid, Mountain Bike, or Cruiser type, get a good, modern saddle. A good Local Bike Shop can help you get the one that best...
01-20-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 893
Posted By qcpmsame

Been riding with a PD diagnosis since 2014, and a...

Been riding with a PD diagnosis since 2014, and a firm believer that my cycling works better than meds, in many ways. My balance is better when I am getting in regular rides, 4-6 times weekly (that...
01-11-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,363
Posted By qcpmsame

No problems here at all, just not something I...

No problems here at all, just not something I would attempt, and I have two steel frames needing repainting. In my shop. Considering media blasting as no chromed lugs or socks are involved with the...
01-09-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,201
Posted By qcpmsame

Could give an entirely new meaning to being "On...

Could give an entirely new meaning to being "On the Rivet":rolleyes:

Bill
01-09-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,363
Posted By qcpmsame

Measured camp cooking fires and charcoal grilles...

Measured camp cooking fires and charcoal grilles with pyro-thermostats, at +500* F. One hour is a pretty good length of time, also.

Bill
01-09-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,363
Posted By qcpmsame

The heat of even a camp fire could change the...

The heat of even a camp fire could change the crystalline structure and bonds of the metals, maybe not drastically, but it has been altered and its strength is compromised to a degree. As a site...
01-02-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 572
Posted By qcpmsame

I did; qcpmsame...

I did; qcpmsame (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/qcpmsame-110545.html) is the proud owner of that frame today. It was a tad too small for me, but it was still one of the best-handling bikes I'd...
12-26-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By qcpmsame

To quote Jorma, "Another Good Man Done Gone A...

To quote Jorma, "Another Good Man Done Gone A Full Go 'Round. RIP Leslie West.

Bill
12-26-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By qcpmsame

Welcome aboard, abandon all hope of any escape or...

Welcome aboard, abandon all hope of any escape or recovery from the chronic disease you've contracted.

This forum is the greatest group of enablers, .........err friends, you could ever hope to...
12-26-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,002
Posted By qcpmsame

Nailed my reasoning behind my Apple addiction,...

Nailed my reasoning behind my Apple addiction, add in an Apple Watch to the MacBook Air and iPhone. Everything integrates seamlessly, I can control starts and stops from the watch, Strada and the...
12-11-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,002
Posted By qcpmsame

Just another day in the Corps, where every day is...

Just another day in the Corps, where every day is a holiday, and every meal a banquet......:roflmao2:If nomadmax has had worse, he has my total empathy. At least we have avoided the Covid plague, so...
12-10-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,002
Posted By qcpmsame

Had a set of Kreitler rollers, picked them up in...

Had a set of Kreitler rollers, picked them up in 1979, from a fellow club member. Loved riding them once I found the balance points, and set up a box fan for give some air movement in our little...
07-29-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,722
Posted By qcpmsame

Nice job of polishing out the hairline...

Nice job of polishing out the hairline orangeology . I worked in failure analysis of steel, in the construction industry (quality engineer,) for 30+ years, you might want to do a "poor man's"...
07-10-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 901
Posted By qcpmsame

Sad time at Boulder Bicycle

Just received an email from Boulder Bicycle, sad news from their operation. (If this duplicates any earlier post, please delete, and apologies to all.)


"BoulderBicycle.bike...
06-26-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,917
Posted By qcpmsame

Now you're talking our language, resistance is...

Now you're talking our language, resistance is futile and escape is impossible. I thought that a single C&V ride would suffice, now its two completed and two on my workbench to get done. I'm a sick...
06-26-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,411
Posted By qcpmsame

Res Ipsa Loquitor Bill

Res Ipsa Loquitor

Bill
06-26-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,411
Posted By qcpmsame

That just screams "hipster", the spare cogs under...

That just screams "hipster", the spare cogs under the seat (hadn't thought about the relationship to "Truck Nuts":rolleyes:,) and that humongous ugly stem, just push the double crankset over the...
06-26-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,917
Posted By qcpmsame

Welcome aboard, one question though. What is...

Welcome aboard, one question though.

What is this, "Choosing One", of which you speak?:foo: We know not of this concept here, N+1 is the motto we live by:innocent:.

If you haven't already...
06-26-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 733
Posted By qcpmsame

If its strictly a wall hanger, with an occasional...

If its strictly a wall hanger, with an occasional ride thrown in, Vittoria with skin walls at the price level you can afford would be my choice. As said, if you ride it much, get the best tire you...
06-26-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By qcpmsame

That De Rosa turned out nicely sloar ! If it...

That De Rosa turned out nicely sloar ! If it works for you, ride it and keep smiling at the good fortune.

Semper fi Bro!

Bill
06-26-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,003
Posted By qcpmsame

Welcome aboard T.McD. , hopefully the other...

Welcome aboard T.McD. , hopefully the other learned elders will be happening by your thread. Paging juvela and T-Mar and the others. The info already given is all spot on, the first thing that caught...
06-26-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By qcpmsame

Well done, its something that will serve you...

Well done, its something that will serve you well. From the drops isn't that difficult, concentration is the key. Keep on keeping' on SammyJ

Bill
06-25-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,847
Posted By qcpmsame

Subscribed, good to see another Swedish themed...

Subscribed, good to see another Swedish themed build, and direct for Sweden too:thumb:

Bill
06-25-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 19,842
Posted By qcpmsame

Diggin' up bones, just sittin' here alone digging...

Diggin' up bones, just sittin' here alone digging up bones.........
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