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03-03-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By SurferRosa

I measure the bars on my bikes, and they're all...

I measure the bars on my bikes, and they're all just whack odd numbers. :twitchy:
03-03-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16,787
Views: 1,784,194
Posted By SurferRosa

"Look! A Falcon, Ren. Oh joy of joys!" ...

"Look! A Falcon, Ren. Oh joy of joys!"

https://i.imgur.com/EIFflBH.jpg
Belltown alleyways
03-03-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 378
Posted By SurferRosa

You're right. It's been awhile since I've ordered...

You're right. It's been awhile since I've ordered 27". Sorry.

With a non-clunker, perfect paint, everything perfectly dialed in, mounting Paselas can pay off. Find a beautiful spot to take your...
03-03-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 378
Posted By SurferRosa

Maybe if you hate fishing or you hate...

Maybe if you hate fishing or you hate refurbishing.
03-03-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 378
Posted By SurferRosa

No, I just search the web for 30 minutes or more....

No, I just search the web for 30 minutes or more. On eBay, I also use the search terms, "pair," "2" and "bundle."
03-03-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 60,346
Views: 9,006,336
Posted By SurferRosa

The rear is already at 130mm, so that seems...

The rear is already at 130mm, so that seems pretty easy. I don't know how that would work out with me and my affinity for 126.

Powder coating up here in Seattle is just so expensive now. Ridic. ...
03-03-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 378
Posted By SurferRosa

For this bike ... Full overhaul. New cable...

For this bike ...

Full overhaul.
New cable and housing.
Reuse ball bearings where practical.
Newbaum's bar tape.
Cheap Michelin gumwalls.
03-03-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 60,346
Views: 9,006,336
Posted By SurferRosa

I doubt it. I would use all my binned,...

I doubt it. I would use all my binned, hodgepodge, '80s Campy bits.
03-03-21, 12:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,179
Posted By SurferRosa

I saw the one listed on San Francisco's CL. ...

I saw the one listed on San Francisco's CL.

What is the bottom bracket threading on these?
03-02-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20,089
Views: 3,355,816
Posted By SurferRosa

I'm always impressed with how talented people...

I'm always impressed with how talented people are. I mean, this seller included a couple impressionistic paintings of his bike.

https://images.craigslist.org/00808_6zFVWTg9TZXz_0Cm0t2_1200x900.jpg...
03-02-21, 08:06 PM
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Views: 1,784,194
Posted By SurferRosa

Miyata 912, Porsche 944S2 ...

Miyata 912, Porsche 944S2

https://i.imgur.com/KnKsqub.jpg
Shilshole, Seattle
03-02-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 60,346
Views: 9,006,336
Posted By SurferRosa

Man, I agree. And that's real close to my size. ...

Man, I agree. And that's real close to my size. Reynolds says this frameset is better than 531SL. This is the sort of thing I'm looking for. But I don't want to paint.
03-02-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,826
Posted By SurferRosa

Preach! :thumb: ​​​​​​​

Preach! :thumb:

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03-02-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By SurferRosa

Pro!​ https://i.imgur.com/skzUjNZ.jpg ...

Pro!​

https://i.imgur.com/skzUjNZ.jpg
yesterday
03-01-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By SurferRosa

A dose of htfu?

A dose of htfu?
03-01-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16,787
Views: 1,784,194
Posted By SurferRosa

Took the Miyata down Lake Wa Blvd to Seward Park....

Took the Miyata down Lake Wa Blvd to Seward Park. Wore a short sleeve jersey. Just a beautiful, 55 day.

https://i.imgur.com/skzUjNZ.jpg


https://i.imgur.com/0Nc7JRg.jpg

...
03-01-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 683
Posted By SurferRosa

We can still find great satisfaction in shaming...

We can still find great satisfaction in shaming you for routing the rear cable on the drive side of the stem, so, you know, be careful.
03-01-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By SurferRosa

That 39t ring is a coveted thing.

That 39t ring is a coveted thing.
03-01-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,033
Posted By SurferRosa

I believe those are the three things you are to...

I believe those are the three things you are to toss in the garbage when they're left on the floor after you move your bikes out of the room.
02-28-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By SurferRosa

I've never added anything to a new Brooks saddle...

I've never added anything to a new Brooks saddle besides my own ass.

Used, on the other hand, sometimes they need a little bit of attention, tension and conditioning.
02-28-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By SurferRosa

I always apply a very thin application of grease...

I always apply a very thin application of grease to shifter parts ... except for the bolt threading.
02-28-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 683
Posted By SurferRosa

I'm with the op. Non-aero levers look way better...

I'm with the op. Non-aero levers look way better on pre-'86 c&v, and are far easier to route, especially with a stem height that can change over months of use.
02-28-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 60,346
Views: 9,006,336
Posted By SurferRosa

I was commenting on a post about a Legnano that...

I was commenting on a post about a Legnano that has now been deleted so I deleted my own post. The poster had a change of heart and went to go see it for himself. Sorry for the confusion. That's what...
02-27-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3,710
Views: 335,553
Posted By SurferRosa

You've got to be the most generous person here. ...

You've got to be the most generous person here. If it were a 56cm, I'd be very tempted. Cheers.
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By SurferRosa

Five more posts!

Five more posts!
02-27-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By SurferRosa

Your Triomphe crankset has a little bit different...

Your Triomphe crankset has a little bit different and better looking spider than Victory. Also, the Triomphe extraction threads are standard, unlike Victory, which uses reverse threading and a...
02-26-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,734
Posted By SurferRosa

Few years ago, I got all the pertinent...

Few years ago, I got all the pertinent information tattooed to my ass.
02-26-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 544
Posted By SurferRosa

For me, that's not "practical," because required...

For me, that's not "practical," because required pressure is a function of total weight and tire width.



​​​​​​​Oh, that's weird. I don't think I've seen tubulars with the label not centered...
02-26-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 544
Posted By SurferRosa

They would look even better with the labels...

They would look even better with the labels centered on the valve stem.
02-25-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,950
Posted By SurferRosa

Pretty sure he meant "fantasy." ...

Pretty sure he meant "fantasy."

https://youtu.be/vPQgfaB3S1c
02-24-21, 11:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,950
Posted By SurferRosa

"Time spent with cats is never wasted."

"Time spent with cats is never wasted."
02-24-21, 12:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By SurferRosa

What is it, Spanish? :wtf:

What is it, Spanish? :wtf:
02-23-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,889
Posted By SurferRosa

I've done this a couple times. I remember a guy...

I've done this a couple times. I remember a guy was returning to night school and wanted to lock up the bike outside the college. But it had Nuovo Record on it. I talked him out of locking it up...
02-23-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,834
Posted By SurferRosa

I would use cotton rim tape.

I would use cotton rim tape.
02-23-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 576
Posted By SurferRosa

fixed? :lol:

fixed? :lol:
02-23-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By SurferRosa

God forbid you attach a pic. Keep 'em in...

God forbid you attach a pic. Keep 'em in suspense!
02-23-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,741
Posted By SurferRosa

Can I still wrench?

Can I still wrench?
02-23-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 576
Posted By SurferRosa

"Loser!"

"Loser!"
02-22-21, 01:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 582
Posted By SurferRosa

When is it not, though?

When is it not, though?
02-22-21, 12:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,634
Posted By SurferRosa

The original owner of my Miyata mounted an SR...

The original owner of my Miyata mounted an SR Apex swaged crank. It's really light and I liked running a 50/39.

https://live.staticflickr.com/7886/32391631097_a98a1d7b53_b.jpg

I guess it just...
02-21-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,455
Posted By SurferRosa

They can definitely be too pretty to wreck.

They can definitely be too pretty to wreck.
02-21-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 495
Posted By SurferRosa

Must be an incredible seatpost. or :wtf:

Must be an incredible seatpost.

or

:wtf:
Replies: 18
Views: 583
Posted By SurferRosa

I would keep it together, clean it up, retape the...

I would keep it together, clean it up, retape the bars in basic black, take the best pics I could manage in the spring when the snow clears and sell it locally.
02-21-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 558
Posted By SurferRosa

If you don't have a co-op, try the iso thread in...

If you don't have a co-op, try the iso thread in the c&v subforum.
02-20-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 9,256
Posted By SurferRosa

I would say more cheap burro than black sheep. ...

I would say more cheap burro than black sheep.

Nothing against actual burruos, by the way. I love the burro.
02-20-21, 01:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,152
Posted By SurferRosa

All my Campy is 30-50 years old and I do all the...

All my Campy is 30-50 years old and I do all the work myself ... do I still get your thanks? I know I should. I just wanted to clarify.
02-20-21, 01:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 739
Posted By SurferRosa

I'm here in the forum where preliminary exit...

I'm here in the forum where preliminary exit polls currently show more liars than not. Back to you, Larry.
02-20-21, 01:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,834
Posted By SurferRosa

Here's another good lesson to do the work...

Here's another good lesson to do the work yourself. Wheel building might sound hard, but it's not. Just use your upside down bicycle frame and follow Sheldon's wheel building page to a "t."

You...
02-19-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 897
Posted By SurferRosa

You can call it gentlemanly or friendly, but I...

You can call it gentlemanly or friendly, but I can also agree with insane.
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