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07-18-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 606
Posted By qcpmsame

As yet another pink bike owner, Tommasini...

As yet another pink bike owner, Tommasini Prestige here, you got a beautiful bicycle there. Never heard a bad word about that model Trek either, enjoy it!

Bill
07-17-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 649
Posted By qcpmsame

IIRC, the hubs are much the same, and are...

IIRC, the hubs are much the same, and are referred to as simply "Record", its the axles and bearing counts that made the difference. there are some differences over the years in the skewers,...
07-16-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 724
Posted By qcpmsame

Hoping for all the best to come about with your...

Hoping for all the best to come about with your brother's future, and he is fortunate to have as caring a brother as you styggno1:thumb:

Bill
07-14-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 691
Posted By qcpmsame

Pretty good interview of Bobke this morning, on...

Pretty good interview of Bobke this morning, on NBCSN, in the time slot just ahead of today's TdF stage. Bob's being very honest about how tough its going to be replacing Paul Sherwen in the booth....
07-14-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,890
Posted By qcpmsame

Those C'Dale jersey tend to shrink with time,...

Those C'Dale jersey tend to shrink with time, leaving them unused tends to make them atrophy:innocent:

Seriously, glad that its getting some good use, regardless of the circumstances and...
07-13-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,890
Posted By qcpmsame

Cannot fathom someone getting upset with your...

Cannot fathom someone getting upset with your replies, or posts for that matter:foo:. I have to agree with the statement following:notamused:, and I see what you did there too:thumb:

Bill
07-11-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By qcpmsame

Really nice looking Guerc, glad you had the good...

Really nice looking Guerc, glad you had the good experience with that seller. Have to keep that one in mind when looking for something interesting to build or ride.

Bill
07-11-19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 13,859
Views: 1,230,574
Posted By qcpmsame

Good on you, @DQ Rider, as another Quality...

Good on you, @DQ Rider, as another Quality Professional, and Marine, your ethos reflects well on you. As a fellow cyclist, it is refreshing to see someone putting their thoughts into actions. And,...
07-08-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,690
Posted By qcpmsame

Welcome back aboard, Senior Chief. Good to see...

Welcome back aboard, Senior Chief. Good to see you back amongst the groupetto here.

Bill
07-07-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 588
Posted By qcpmsame

And, still the "x" are all lower case..... ...

And, still the "x" are all lower case.....

Bill
07-04-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,521
Posted By qcpmsame

I had swapped a few replies with you on the 50+...

I had swapped a few replies with you on the 50+ back a few months, knew that you had done a sentence here at NAS Pensacola, back in the day. Getting on on the base is the problem now, even Barrancas...
07-04-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,521
Posted By qcpmsame

Kudos on both the bike build, and on some serious...

Kudos on both the bike build, and on some serious weight loss. You're better off for both experiences, trust me on this one. Now, get back down to P'cola and visit your old haunts so we can get in a...
07-04-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 909
Posted By qcpmsame

+1, I was kind of bummed out when I finally found...

+1, I was kind of bummed out when I finally found a Campy original, and it was no better than anything I had already tried. Got one of the jointed combination wrenches and have been happy since.
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07-04-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 675,462
Posted By qcpmsame

DQRider, Very unique build, good engineering on...

DQRider, Very unique build, good engineering on the drive train. Well done Top, well done.

Bill
07-01-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 845
Posted By qcpmsame

Its nothing to come unglued about...

Its nothing to come unglued about smontanaro:innocent:, you didn't roll a tubular and mess things up big time. And as said in the above posts, you weren't the first, and definitely won't be the last...
06-30-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2,259
Views: 665,531
Posted By qcpmsame

The Raleigh looks fantastic Dan Burkhart! ...

The Raleigh looks fantastic Dan Burkhart!

Bill
06-30-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By qcpmsame

Got a size he is looking for Randy? Just a...

Got a size he is looking for Randy? Just a thought, as it would help out somewhat in getting one he would be able to use right off the bat.

Bill
06-30-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7,055
Views: 597,959
Posted By qcpmsame

Interesting, that would be a very worthwhile side...

Interesting, that would be a very worthwhile side trip. Since reading his biography back in HS, he has intrigued me. A very unique individual, it saddened me when his son committed suicide, due to...
06-28-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7,055
Views: 597,959
Posted By qcpmsame

Used to be a runner, but the knees and shins...

Used to be a runner, but the knees and shins didn't hold up so cycling was my fall back. Actually, the cycling came first, then XC in high school got me running. I did a single marathon, the first...
06-28-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 595
Posted By qcpmsame

Maico takes its name from the Maisch family that...

Maico takes its name from the Maisch family that founded the company. Family squabbling about management of the firm is what killed it off, its one of dirt biking's more scandalous stories of the...
06-27-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 595
Posted By qcpmsame

Doubt that one, but I happen to have one of the...

Doubt that one, but I happen to have one of the coffin tanks for my garage queen basket case. Un-molested and un-used, just need petcocks and to mount it properly. Trying to decide whether to leave...
06-27-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7,055
Views: 597,959
Posted By qcpmsame

Y'all need a support vehicle driver let me know,...

Y'all need a support vehicle driver let me know, I'll drive up and do what ever you need. Someone has to be the designated driver:innocent:

Bill
06-27-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 595
Posted By qcpmsame

Also made audiometers for hearing testing as...

Also made audiometers for hearing testing as well.

I havet a 1973, MC400 Radial Head Maico siting in the garage right now, just have to put it together.

Bill
06-26-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,336
Posted By qcpmsame

I'm certain you Xed out those calories, and the...

I'm certain you Xed out those calories, and the cholesterol too!:thumb: I was referring to my absorption by osmosis from your picture:roflmao2:

Actually, I'm fortunate, my total cholesterol is...
06-25-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,336
Posted By qcpmsame

I swear that my LDL and HDL as well as the...

I swear that my LDL and HDL as well as the triglycerides all went up about 50 points just looking at that meal. All that hard work, down the drain.......:innocent:

Bill
06-25-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By qcpmsame

Welcome aboard, you're in the right place for...

Welcome aboard, you're in the right place for getting the gouge on C&V bicycles. Good to have you join in here with us.

Seems like I have heard of the PX-10 model somewhere before.....:foo:
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06-24-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 705
Posted By qcpmsame

Perhaps styggno1 can comment here, he is based...

Perhaps styggno1 can comment here, he is based there IIRC.

Bill
06-24-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By qcpmsame

We need some side view and detail pictures, show...

We need some side view and detail pictures, show drive side facing out, and shots of the bottom bracket from below, any serial numbers, and the components as well. Welcome to the C&V Forum, best...
06-24-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 705
Posted By qcpmsame

Nice looking score there, hopefully T-Mar or one...

Nice looking score there, hopefully T-Mar or one of the other learned elders will be along shortly. They can help you zero in on its year, getting that serial number will be a first big step. Happy...
06-24-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,581
Posted By qcpmsame

Very nice work, you did a great job on this...

Very nice work, you did a great job on this restoration. Well done sir, very well done.

Bill
06-24-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By qcpmsame

Sbeduckman, Sweet looking 'Hopper, welcome to...

Sbeduckman,
Sweet looking 'Hopper, welcome to the C&V. We have yet another one in our sphere of influence, resistance is futile.

Bill
06-24-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,889
Posted By qcpmsame

Been told to pound sand more than once, just let...

Been told to pound sand more than once, just let it roll off my back and keep putting one foot in front of the other. We're all grunts when you get right down to it, according to the USMC ethos.
...
06-21-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,336
Posted By qcpmsame

Yet another sign the apocalypse is close upon...

Yet another sign the apocalypse is close upon us.......(as a favorite auto enthusiast periodical publication used to have each month.)

Bill
06-19-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,084
Posted By qcpmsame

Nothing to deride at all, its a personal...

Nothing to deride at all, its a personal preference thing whether to paint a C&V frameset. As long as you don't expect the value to increase from a paint job, just make you own decision and stick...
06-18-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,889
Posted By qcpmsame

There is a term you used to hear, in Engineering,...

There is a term you used to hear, in Engineering, a whole lot, but its lost favor in these highly technical times. "Simple Elegance", and this Colnago exemplifies that kind of thinking to me. Nothing...
06-18-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,176
Posted By qcpmsame

I see what you did there........and, what I...

I see what you did there........and, what I didn't do there, also.

Bill
06-18-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,176
Posted By qcpmsame

Heard that on the way onto work this morning,...

Heard that on the way onto work this morning, I'll be listening for it around noon here. "Fresh Aire" is usually pretty well done and produced, hoping this is up to Terry's usual standards.

Bill
06-18-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By qcpmsame

That turned out nicely, everything looks like it...

That turned out nicely, everything looks like it belongs there, and I'll bet it all meshes into a nice daily rider. Kudos on the build.

Bill
06-18-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,063
Posted By qcpmsame

That '91 SR frameset is a good riding frame and...

That '91 SR frameset is a good riding frame and fork, despite what the naysayers will tell you. I had one in the SR300 level componentry level, great Tuesday night crit. weapon.

If you do open up...
06-17-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,507
Posted By qcpmsame

Agreed with T-mar and the other Learned Elders,...

Agreed with T-mar and the other Learned Elders, clean up that fork, as well as the frame, and put it together as a rider. You can round up the necessary components of your choice and budget level to...
06-15-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,488
Posted By qcpmsame

And, you have a "Runs With Scissors" t-shirt, and...

And, you have a "Runs With Scissors" t-shirt, and its true too!

Bill
06-15-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,488
Posted By qcpmsame

Exactly!:thumb::roflmao2: Bill

Exactly!:thumb::roflmao2:

Bill
06-15-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,488
Posted By qcpmsame

I always send any not new freewheel to Pastor Bob...

I always send any not new freewheel to Pastor Bob for a cleaning and tune up, well worth it to get his quality work, looks like new, and quality work every time.

Bill
06-14-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,507
Posted By qcpmsame

That's the thread I wanted to link here most, I...

That's the thread I wanted to link here most, I could not find it and ran out of time to just be lurking here, while at my desk in the office. That is one Tour de Force of a thread for Tommasini...
06-13-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,507
Posted By qcpmsame

Here is a link to the thread in C&V, for...

Here is a link to the thread in C&V, for Tommasini discussions and gathering information:The Tommasini Lounge (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/805550-tommasini-lounge.html). I got a lot of...
06-12-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,532
Posted By qcpmsame

Great build job, and nicely presented here, as...

Great build job, and nicely presented here, as well. Your attention to detail is fantastic, and I agree about the period correct upgrades being well thought out and executed. Enjoy the miles and the...
06-11-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,751
Posted By qcpmsame

MRE's mean hurricane land fall around here, man I...

MRE's mean hurricane land fall around here, man I detest those things now. Too many goofball folks claimed numerous boxes when they were handed out here following Ivan, Dennis and Katrina (2004 and...
06-11-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,547
Posted By qcpmsame

What's not to like(?), you'd have to be nuts not...

What's not to like(?), you'd have to be nuts not to go for this one! Well done sir, very well done.

Bill
06-11-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 643
Posted By qcpmsame

Veteran of the two level lumbar fusion wars,...

Veteran of the two level lumbar fusion wars, L4-L5 and L5-S1 were done in 2004. Its not a s bad as some make to out to be, it sounds like the doctor is being cautious, as expected. I wouldn't try to...
06-11-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 13,859
Views: 1,230,574
Posted By qcpmsame

So sorry for your loss Brent, don't let it get...

So sorry for your loss Brent, don't let it get you too far down though. Hopefully, some spare riding time will come your way soon, and the stress and worry can be put aside for a little while.

Bill
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