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04-05-20, 01:32 PM
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Posted By SurferRosa

https://i.imgur.com/OI5rsgP.gif .

https://i.imgur.com/OI5rsgP.gif
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04-04-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2,980
Views: 244,689
Posted By SurferRosa

Finished this '91 Trek 400. I bought it for its...

Finished this '91 Trek 400. I bought it for its Mavic/Superbe wheelset that I needed for a Schwinn. I found a Trek wheelset in super shape that came off a similar, but older model. Most of the...
04-04-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 285
Posted By SurferRosa

We wish. When you people -- yes, it is proper to...

We wish. When you people -- yes, it is proper to use the inflammatory and coded slur "you people" here -- try to abbreviate your tire choice (tubs, tubies, teletubbies, etc.) with your usual lack of...
04-03-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 604
Posted By SurferRosa

I'm gonna disagree, just from experience while...

I'm gonna disagree, just from experience while riding about 100 blocks of smooth trail to the grocery. It's fun passing guys on modern bikes with my '75 Moto's loaded grocery pannier (plus a full...
04-02-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 604
Posted By SurferRosa

I use a Blackburn rear rack attached to the...

I use a Blackburn rear rack attached to the nutted brake bolt and hang from it a Banjo Brothers grocery pannier. I also use a messenger bag slung over my shoulder.
04-02-20, 02:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 500
Posted By SurferRosa

Passing c&v on to others Too bad you can't...

Passing c&v on to others

Too bad you can't just ride the bus and spread it that way.
04-01-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,087
Posted By SurferRosa

I'm not convinced by the op's apology in the...

I'm not convinced by the op's apology in the thread title.
03-31-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 586
Posted By SurferRosa

This reminds me of that time I was stuck inside...

This reminds me of that time I was stuck inside of Mobile with the Memphis blues (again).
03-31-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,163
Posted By SurferRosa

Sounds like a ton of good stuff and a ton of fun....

Sounds like a ton of good stuff and a ton of fun. With the tools and a workbench, you can do it all. Start with one bike. The one that fits you best.
03-31-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,306
Posted By SurferRosa

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https://live.staticflickr.com/5129/5235597562_41ba0c9a43_c.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/1909/30005086797_4f85fb2952_c.jpg
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03-31-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,212
Posted By SurferRosa

Someone should start a wacky ebay thread.

Someone should start a wacky ebay thread.
03-30-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 703
Posted By SurferRosa

126mm rear hubs sometimes need a little more room...

126mm rear hubs sometimes need a little more room for a Sunrace 7-speed, just depends on the hub. The difference maker for me can be axle length. I like a little more axle showing on each side of...
03-30-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 703
Posted By SurferRosa

I primarily use chromed Sunrace now. Their...

I primarily use chromed Sunrace now. Their chromed 7-speeds seem to be the nicest ones, followed by the chromed 6-speeds (if you can find them). Never had a Sunrace fail. I have one IRD left. And I...
03-29-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By SurferRosa

Here ya go: Park Tool SPA-1 on ebay...

Here ya go:

Park Tool SPA-1 on ebay...
03-29-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 680
Posted By SurferRosa

The collective "c&v we." I'll try to pull up the...

The collective "c&v we." I'll try to pull up the thread where we all decided this very democratically and judiciously, but it may have been permanently removed to protect voter anonymity. Several...
03-27-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,703
Posted By SurferRosa

Laura Lee as well. I think she joined Khruangbin...

Laura Lee as well. I think she joined Khruangbin not knowing the instrument. She's really good now.

https://youtu.be/q4xKvHANqjk
03-26-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,703
Posted By SurferRosa

^ One of the click-bait headlines on my google...

^ One of the click-bait headlines on my google feed read something like "How Joy Division is Perfect for Coronavirus."

How is Joy Division not perfect for ... anything?

So I've been watching a...
03-24-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,538
Posted By SurferRosa

Your beer collection reminds me of The Athenian...

Your beer collection reminds me of The Athenian restaurant in Seattle's Pike Place market ... or what it used to be like. They used to have tons of bottled/canned beer from around the world encased...
03-24-20, 12:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 560
Posted By SurferRosa

It's just cosmetic ... like wearing a glass eye...

It's just cosmetic ... like wearing a glass eye in an empty socket is just cosmetic.
03-21-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,754
Posted By SurferRosa

This may not be the prettiest, but it's the...

This may not be the prettiest, but it's the newest (to me).

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48965221547_b7ca6d8ea2_b.jpg
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03-20-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,351
Posted By SurferRosa

Do us all a favor and use one of the...

Do us all a favor and use one of the sign-stealing Astros.

:thumb:
03-19-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 574
Posted By SurferRosa

Did someone say, '80s bikes? ...

Did someone say, '80s bikes?

https://live.staticflickr.com/7886/32391631097_a98a1d7b53_c.jpg

Did someone say, '80s rock & roll?

https://youtu.be/jwDjU705V70
03-19-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 514
Posted By SurferRosa

That's sorta like all my Campy t-shirts are faded...

That's sorta like all my Campy t-shirts are faded and worn, but the Oral Roberts U t-shirt my sister gave me years ago still looks new.
03-18-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 723
Posted By SurferRosa

You know you're a dedicated c&v'er when ... ...

You know you're a dedicated c&v'er when ...

​​​​​they say '60 tv shows were so "campy," and you immediately think, '70s Suntour was so much better.
03-18-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 399
Posted By SurferRosa

If that's not enough insertion, it's pretty...

If that's not enough insertion, it's pretty close. What's Sheldon say? "About 2 inches from the bottom of the post"?

Total body weight might be a factor to consider, as well.
03-17-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2,980
Views: 244,689
Posted By SurferRosa

Shawn Woods: Mousetrap Monday

Shawn Woods: Mousetrap Monday
03-17-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2,980
Views: 244,689
Posted By SurferRosa

A guy on youtube builds mouse traps from designs...

A guy on youtube builds mouse traps from designs throughout history, going back a century or two. His videos are kinda addictive.
03-16-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,351
Posted By SurferRosa

Me too. Do I list now or in mid-May/June when...

Me too. Do I list now or in mid-May/June when things might be back to normal?

There are a lot of folks home right now, basically doing nothing. Maybe they want to get an old bike.
Replies: 56
Views: 1,586
Posted By SurferRosa

Here's a donor Schwinn:...

Here's a donor Schwinn: https://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/bik/d/garland-vintage-schwinn-tempo-road-bike/7090987639.html
03-14-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By SurferRosa

https://www.bikeman.com/images/stories/RepairTechI...

https://www.bikeman.com/images/stories/RepairTechInfo/cable_heads.jpg

A/B Road brake
C MTB brake
D Shimano shift
E Campy shift
03-14-20, 01:29 AM
Replies: 6,042
Views: 515,060
Posted By SurferRosa

Hey, I finally got my 6 stainless shift cables...

Hey, I finally got my 6 stainless shift cables for $5.19 ordered from china 27 days ago. :thumb:
But don't worry. I washed my hands thoroughly after unwrapping them.
03-13-20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,612
Posted By SurferRosa

I prefer non-aero levers for road bikes prior to...

I prefer non-aero levers for road bikes prior to '86 or so. To me, they look best, and just feel "right." I've tried pretty much everything from the '70s, and, for whatever reason, this is the combo...
03-13-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,411
Posted By SurferRosa

Speaking of uncommon ... Grand Jubile ...

Speaking of uncommon ...

Grand Jubile
https://images.craigslist.org/00e0e_cfzIGyUcFkZ_600x450.jpg
https://seattle.craigslist.org/est/bik/d/70s-french-motobecane-grande-jubilee-20/7075335606.html
03-12-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,879
Posted By SurferRosa

A older gentleman trying to get back on his bikes...

A older gentleman trying to get back on his bikes after more than a decade saw one of my craigs ads and started asking me a bunch of questions about rebuilding his fleet. Through several emails, I...
03-12-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,042
Posted By SurferRosa

Way back, I did bring my bike into the BOA once...

Way back, I did bring my bike into the BOA once or twice. Got no comments, but the teller did seem a little cold.

Thankfully, there's no real reason to actually step foot into a bank anymore.
03-11-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 12,049
Posted By SurferRosa

Hope this doesn't end up as a sticky. But if...

Hope this doesn't end up as a sticky.

But if it does, it should at least replace that Ironman thread. :thumb:
03-11-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 773
Posted By SurferRosa

Wait till you try to mount a 700c folder on an...

Wait till you try to mount a 700c folder on an Ambrosio Extra Elite 700c rim! Talk about impossible! :bang:
03-11-20, 01:39 AM
Replies: 54,989
Views: 7,814,460
Posted By SurferRosa

:lol: gif assist! ...

:lol:

gif assist!

https://media3.giphy.com/media/1Bd7DmRvbhV5UPkoDw/giphy.gif
03-08-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2,980
Views: 244,689
Posted By SurferRosa

Ever thought of a sledgehammer as a bike tool? ...

Ever thought of a sledgehammer as a bike tool?

It's really quite great for loosening a freewheel by hitting the end of your adjustable wrench attached to the freewheel tool. I love that feeling on...
03-05-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 891
Posted By SurferRosa

Wanna swap? https://i.imgur.com/h0X2zGJ.jpg ...

Wanna swap?

https://i.imgur.com/h0X2zGJ.jpg
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03-04-20, 01:21 AM
Replies: 54,989
Views: 7,814,460
Posted By SurferRosa

. ...

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https://images.craigslist.org/01313_e5Nk7aN3bDi_1200x900.jpg
https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-steel-racing-bike/7084325047.html
$200
02-29-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 356
Posted By SurferRosa

Looks fine.

Looks fine.
02-29-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 54,989
Views: 7,814,460
Posted By SurferRosa

Needs more headset spacers.

Needs more headset spacers.
02-27-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 54,989
Views: 7,814,460
Posted By SurferRosa

I can def see a Trek wrapped in black & white...

I can def see a Trek wrapped in black & white checkerboard. :thumb:

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/06/89/d1/0689d111bc9381aea737d67c524e7f2d.jpg
02-26-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 820
Posted By SurferRosa

Put it back under there and wait. With enough...

Put it back under there and wait. With enough time and pressure, it's bound to come out one day as a real gem.[/color]
02-22-20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 989
Posted By SurferRosa

Keeping something like a '72 Paramount as a...

Keeping something like a '72 Paramount as a beater can be a good thing...
02-22-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,015
Posted By SurferRosa

Matting looks good for the space, too.

Matting looks good for the space, too.
02-21-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,550
Posted By SurferRosa

Security badges are $16 online. Pair it with...

Security badges are $16 online.

Pair it with a wind breaker, neck beard, and really large sneakers for that authentic look.

jk?
02-20-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 894
Posted By SurferRosa

It's always worked for me. That's how I...

It's always worked for me. That's how I "trade-up."

I thank the lords and devils for craigs and ebay every day.
02-20-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,550
Posted By SurferRosa

First remove whatever's not secured: cockpit,...

First remove whatever's not secured: cockpit, saddle/seatpost, derailleurs, crankset, one or both wheels...

jk?
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