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09-07-20, 11:22 PM
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Posted By 73StellaSX76

I had no idea bar tape is typically twill, so...

I had no idea bar tape is typically twill, so thanks for this info. I suspect a twill Is preferred as it is more forgiving and would conform to the hooks and top bends better than a straight weave. ...
09-05-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 902
Posted By 73StellaSX76

I made these in 1982. Used stainless steel and...

I made these in 1982. Used stainless steel and polished the working surfaces. I soon put them away in preference to tool-free tire changes and havenít needed them until recent years trying road...
05-18-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,904
Posted By 73StellaSX76

Does it have to be for a bike? I made one for my...

Does it have to be for a bike? I made one for my stitch and glue kayak. It's actually under the gf epoxy. If any of you are looking for a SIP project this kayak was one of the funnest things I've...
05-18-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,027
Posted By 73StellaSX76

I just re-rimmed a set of wheels with Sum m13ii...

I just re-rimmed a set of wheels with Sum m13ii rims. Build went well and they’ve held up straight. They really look the part but I had to wrap cloth on the ceiling hooks that I hang the bike from....
04-06-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,673
Posted By 73StellaSX76

From the website: ...

From the website:
https://www.openspace.org/content/novel-coronavirus-updates

”At this time, preserve access is for hiking and walking only, leave bicycles and horses at home. We ask for your...
04-03-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,673
Posted By 73StellaSX76

I think they are counting on the majority to...

I think they are counting on the majority to observe the spirit of the rule. I agree 5.2 miles isn’t going to make any difference, and it’s hard to see the harm in a run out to the coast. It’s also...
04-01-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,050
Posted By 73StellaSX76

If possible, spend some time with your dad,...

If possible, spend some time with your dad, remotely if necessary, and write down some of his memories of these bikes. It will serve a couple purposes: you’ll share some memories with him and also...
03-17-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,785
Posted By 73StellaSX76

Spanky O'Ibis

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01-26-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,644
Posted By 73StellaSX76

Orvis 50A, purchased at their hq in 1983. Itís...

Orvis 50A, purchased at their hq in 1983. Itís made in Italy. Very light, very simple. I added the silicone o-ring to hold the line end.
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10-31-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,396
Posted By 73StellaSX76

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10-21-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,698
Posted By 73StellaSX76

Not such a great shot but the best one I have on...

Not such a great shot but the best one I have on hand. Taken at a playground in Golden Gate Park. It has new tires & tubes, brake pads, pump, cables & housings, and sorta matching saddle bags. Other...
10-21-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,698
Posted By 73StellaSX76

I would say these and the pattern on my spoke...

I would say these and the pattern on my spoke heads are an exact match to the ones loosely identified by an "eight point star" about halfway down the Spoke Identification Chart that you provided a...
05-31-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,730
Posted By 73StellaSX76

Here is mine of 30 years. I chose the color to be...

Here is mine of 30 years. I chose the color to be close to Emma's. Used to do the track days some. When this car is running right there is nothing else quite like it.
When I retire I'm thinking of...
10-13-18, 12:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,664
Posted By 73StellaSX76

c. 1979

For broader reference, mine has been in weekly use for about 40 years, still my favorite pump to use. It has had 2 or 3 leather seal changes plus as many hose changes over the years. Only complaint...
05-01-18, 09:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,611
Posted By 73StellaSX76

1973 SX-75 or 76. Brochure says SX-76 comes with...

1973 SX-75 or 76. Brochure says SX-76 comes with full Columbus/Campagnolo and that's the way mine came. I bought it used in 1977, it had been raced on the peninsula. I had it repainted in 1978 the...
11-08-15, 11:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,698
Posted By 73StellaSX76

Butted Spokes!

Anyone know how long butted spokes been around in common use? Both wheels on this bike have butted spokes, the ends are 2.0 mm diameter and the middle 1.7mm. The spoke heads have a trade mark which...
11-01-15, 10:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,698
Posted By 73StellaSX76

I'm still looking for clues as to the age of this...

I'm still looking for clues as to the age of this bike, I've stripped it down mostly and have yet to find any date stamps on any of the components.

From the catalog page shown here ...
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