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10-18-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,145
Posted By Classtime

Got it ride-around-the-blockable ...

Got it ride-around-the-blockable


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I was eager to ride this Grand Sports a...
10-15-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,145
Posted By Classtime

See this thread....

See this thread. https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1215041-my-oxalic-acid-oa-bathtub.html
10-13-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,145
Posted By Classtime

Thanks Rusty. I miss-spelled the Derailleur. I...

Thanks Rusty. I miss-spelled the Derailleur. I have the V-GT with all the steel bits. Man that thing is heavy but I got it working smoothly in the hand. The cracked Simplex front will get replaced...
10-11-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,393
Posted By Classtime

I put a box of baking soda in the 20 T of OA and...

I put a box of baking soda in the 20 T of OA and called it good. I'm looking into painting the interior of my bathtub with one of the rubberizing products and installing a drain but that stuff is...
10-11-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,731
Posted By Classtime

In all my reading here and elsewhere, the only...

In all my reading here and elsewhere, the only weakness in a vintage touring bike is the rear hub with its freewheel and axle. If I was planning a "serious" tour, I'd consider a freehub rear wheel...
10-10-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 779
Posted By Classtime

If you have a LBS you really really trust with...

If you have a LBS you really really trust with wheel building, sure, drop em off with your directions. You could back off all the spokes yourself and then you know for sure they brought them to...
10-10-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,393
Posted By Classtime

Using 1T OA per Gallon of warm Water, the frame...

Using 1T OA per Gallon of warm Water, the frame was noticeably brighter by the time I prepared the last of 20 gallons.
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10-10-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,393
Posted By Classtime

My Oxalic Acid OA Bathtub

I've been meaning to try this OA bath and recently acquired a perfect candidate. With a rescued sheet of plywood, some scraps from a cabinet project, 1/2 a box of left over screws, and a couple...
10-09-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,211
Posted By Classtime

It is fun to sell a bike like that to someone who...

It is fun to sell a bike like that to someone who will likely ride it and enjoy it. With that in mind, fix it and price it such that it won't be worthwhile for someone else to part it out. I let my...
10-07-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6,930
Views: 2,463,997
Posted By Classtime

Cool Stumpy. I need to make room for another one....

Cool Stumpy. I need to make room for another one. Tires may not be the answer. You have to keep your weight way back over the rear end for traction. And still, if the steepness and looseness are in...
10-04-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,173
Posted By Classtime

Grabbed it. I was worried about what looked like...

Grabbed it. I was worried about what looked like rust on the fork blades up near the crown. Turns out to be only grease👍 I'm curious why dddd suggests a soak before removing components because I...
10-02-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6,636
Views: 600,519
Posted By Classtime

I think I ordered this in April.

And one day, an Acorn Med will rest on it.
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Nitto...
10-02-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 922
Posted By Classtime

Nothing wrong with Tange. I have more Tange miles...

Nothing wrong with Tange. I have more Tange miles over the last couple years than any other tubing. But, if I had 2k to spend on a retro brifter Colnago, it would not be Tange. Yes Label. No big deal.
09-26-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 644
Posted By Classtime

Get Dura Ace 7400 hubs and some Shiny TB-14 rims...

Get Dura Ace 7400 hubs and some Shiny TB-14 rims And have the shop build them. Fun stuff.
09-23-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,242
Posted By Classtime

My Ď86 Jim Merz SE

This bike has immediately moved into the top spot for Go Fast Vintage in my garage. When I sell the previous occupant, Iíll be looking for a red one.
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09-22-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By Classtime

Don't replace anything unless absolutely...

Don't replace anything unless absolutely required. It's a good project. Nice rack. Cool mirror thing goin on. Cut the fender in two then figure a way to put one piece in the front. Looks like fun....
09-20-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,480
Posted By Classtime

Completed the last of 100k this morning. ...

Completed the last of 100k this morning.

1990 Stumpjumper (base model w/complete Deore DX group):......$40.00
Rear shifter...
09-19-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,503
Posted By Classtime

Y'all should be ashamed of yourselves. Why would...

Y'all should be ashamed of yourselves. Why would she ride a mixte or some other "women's" bike. I hope she haunts you in your dreams and you see/hear her laughing while you hang on your...
09-19-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By Classtime

Can't wait for the ride report. Looks like my...

Can't wait for the ride report. Looks like my kind of bike if I could ever get my hands on alloy Campy 10 Speed. . (Please--No more pictures of that stem🙂)
09-19-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,480
Posted By Classtime

28 miles--much of it dirt today. 10.2 miles to...

28 miles--much of it dirt today. 10.2 miles to go. It behaves well and fits. I may dirtdrop this bike after the challenge.
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09-19-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,021
Posted By Classtime

Riding in the dirt is a riot. Took my Clunker on...

Riding in the dirt is a riot. Took my Clunker on a dirt ride today. Sharp right turns in the dirt on 30 year old semislicks are scary--for me--like a Black Friday wall mart riot--why am I doing this....
09-15-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,701
Posted By Classtime

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My over budget Clunker and Class Timeís Bow...
09-14-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,044
Posted By Classtime

Nitto.

Nitto.
09-07-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,434
Posted By Classtime

Get the red one.

Get the red one.
09-05-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,480
Posted By Classtime

Fail

I will need to start over. My budget will work out only if I sell the Mavic 500 hubset that came with the bike. BUT, the hubs are sweet, and they are laced to Mavic MA40 27 x 1 1/4 inch rims (the...
09-02-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,388
Posted By Classtime

That Merckx wins with my new favorite everything....

That Merckx wins with my new favorite everything. Before I saw that, it was 7700.
09-01-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 649
Posted By Classtime

The hammer is not the tool for this! Unless it is...

The hammer is not the tool for this! Unless it is really big. Like a BFH.:love:
Did you install the bottom bracket? And the Crankset?
Tightening the crank bolt is all that is needed if your cranks...
08-29-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,480
Posted By Classtime

I wasn't going to but then I started searching...

I wasn't going to but then I started searching for 100 dollar completes with tires that held air and sellers wouldn't get back to me. Then I saw this offered at pre-Carona prices and offered 100...
08-27-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,176
Posted By Classtime

Iíve recently experienced some paved roads that...

Iíve recently experienced some paved roads that were not like my local paved roads. When folks write about needing wider tires for their roads, I would roll my eyes. Something called chip-seal made...
08-23-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 900
Posted By Classtime

The Bicycle Stand in Long Beach CA. The owner is...

The Bicycle Stand in Long Beach CA. The owner is young but knows stuff and should be around a long time.
08-22-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,087
Posted By Classtime

23s are 23 on cxp33 25s are 26 on Wolber super...

23s are 23 on cxp33
25s are 26 on Wolber super champs
28s are 30 on h plus son TB14

These measurements are as accurate as my Crescent "calipers" can be.
edit: these are GP4000s
08-21-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By Classtime

Check out the Breezer. I got my dad a 5 speed...

Check out the Breezer. I got my dad a 5 speed internal gear job when he broke his hip. Pretty able bike. I even took it on some less technical single track when I visit.
08-21-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By Classtime

You've got plenty of backup jigs too. Fish a lot...

You've got plenty of backup jigs too. Fish a lot of structure?
08-13-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,607
Posted By Classtime

If you have to paperboy it or walk a little,...

If you have to paperboy it or walk a little, that's ok. You will finish. Some will DNF. Some won't show up. 4 extra teeth may not be enough anyway late in the day.
08-11-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,480
Posted By Classtime

Everyone gets a trophy.

Everyone gets a trophy.
08-07-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,512
Posted By Classtime

Who has pictures of their top down (no shellac)...

Who has pictures of their top down (no shellac) job on a frequent rider after 3-4,000 miles? I know many folks would replace the tape more frequently than that but bottom up stays neat and tidy...
07-29-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,185
Posted By Classtime

Medium Saddle Bag. ...

Medium Saddle Bag.

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07-29-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,909
Posted By Classtime

Your frame. Barcons are classic. That's good....

Your frame. Barcons are classic. That's good. Smallish compact cassette and if needed use small chain rings. Do not use a threadless stem adapter. Put non Aero brake levers on it and then 99% of...
07-27-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By Classtime

I'll answer your question: YES She likes it and...

I'll answer your question: YES
She likes it and wants to ride Eroica. that is a cool bike.

EDIT: I took the liberty of checking out your recent acquisitions: All Campy Bikes. Maybe she'd like a...
07-23-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By Classtime

I have one too. Maybe more than one. I have a 30...

I have one too. Maybe more than one. I have a 30 mile loop that is usually part of my ride and some days (like today), is the entire ride. I never get bored with it. So I guess I am a legend for not...
07-21-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,651
Posted By Classtime

Is it because bikes built by Italians have won...

Is it because bikes built by Italians have won more races than bikes built by non-Italians?
07-14-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16,248
Views: 1,692,018
Posted By Classtime

Finally get to the Atelier ...

...and they are closed.
Visiting the folks in Waxahatchie and went for a short ride today. I love old timey stuff and this town is all Old Timey.
...
07-09-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,809
Posted By Classtime

How about a frame kit from Richard Sachs, paint...

How about a frame kit from Richard Sachs, paint by Joe Bell, and a frame building class with one of the Masters.
07-08-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,809
Posted By Classtime

Curt Goodrich. Done. He does it all himself. TOO...

Curt Goodrich. Done. He does it all himself. TOO COOL.
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07-07-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 25,812
Posted By Classtime

If it is on for September, I'll go and Camp and...

If it is on for September, I'll go and Camp and ride solo, because I paid and I really like the course. Heading out for 75 and 7500 in a few minutes just in case.

edit: crazy times. I cut short my...
07-04-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By Classtime

Shimano Red ...

Shimano Red
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07-03-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6,636
Views: 600,519
Posted By Classtime

That frameset is georgeous at 3x the price. When...

That frameset is georgeous at 3x the price. When we know more about Piasentin, 5 x the price.
06-29-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,086
Posted By Classtime

It shows me registered for both Nova and Eroica...

It shows me registered for both Nova and Eroica long routes! I better start riding my bikes!

look in "registration summary history"
06-28-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 33,174
Posted By Classtime

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2011 PegoRichie Newvex Classic
06-28-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By Classtime

It looks like you have bikes with loose ball...

It looks like you have bikes with loose ball square staper cranks and probably know how to service them. I'd stick with what you know. Whichever you choose, Bottom brackets should not be consumables.
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