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11-25-20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 322
Posted By thook

video unavailable...pfth :/

video unavailable...pfth :/
11-24-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By thook

i'm a guy and i like step through/mixte frames. i...

i'm a guy and i like step through/mixte frames. i bought a bridgestone 300 for my wife years ago in "dynasty rose" color. she let me ride it after i finished putting it together (as my bike was down...
11-24-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 50,587
Posted By thook

!!!!!!!!!!!! where on earth did you get that...

!!!!!!!!!!!!
where on earth did you get that spaceship? or ....is it even from earth..hmmmm???
11-21-20, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By thook

right...that would be the thread i'd referred to ...

right...that would be the thread i'd referred to

well, man, you never know, so i figured best to ask. i mean, i've got a number of 110 and a few 118bcd rings i'll never use. plus, a few...
11-19-20, 12:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By thook

do hipsters ride in the rain, though?? :foo:

do hipsters ride in the rain, though?? :foo:
11-18-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,236
Posted By thook

he wrote back.....!!!! "hey there. i did...

he wrote back.....!!!!

"hey there. i did make about 80 pairs before my silicone molds tore. i am working on a new project to get 3d molds made and to possibly me some custom hoods out of silicone...
11-17-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,019
Posted By thook

that's quite debatable....lol anything prior...

that's quite debatable....lol

anything prior to early 2000 was obd I and II. anyone could either pull trouble codes themselves or go to an auto store and have them scan it for you. early EFI and...
11-17-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By thook

close, sure...but, not close enough...lol!...

close, sure...but, not close enough...lol! something about the original pathway tread made it work. i was so impressed (had'em on a cross check) i challenged a friend up a very steep 20yd hill of wet...
11-17-20, 02:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,236
Posted By thook

the other consideration is replacement hoods. i...

the other consideration is replacement hoods. i still have some ultegra 6500 shifters (bought used/great shape...fyi). don't know about the DA's, but no more hoods for the ultegras. i'm contemplating...
11-16-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By thook

you can say that, again!!! ;)

you can say that, again!!! ;)
11-11-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By thook

most forks for 27" frames i've measured at 380mm...

most forks for 27" frames i've measured at 380mm with 45-50mm of rake.

you're right...that fork's hideous. save asking around the BF, i'd scour ebay. i see'em there frequently enough

edit: get...
11-10-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,700
Posted By thook

texting while driving means you aren't even...

texting while driving means you aren't even looking at the road. atleast with headphones you can. just sayin....
11-04-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 988
Posted By thook

thanks for all those close ups, merziac!!...

thanks for all those close ups, merziac!! man....that thing is ....just....<<sigh>> :)
11-03-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 988
Posted By thook

look no further, amigo... Mountainbike Sniper:...

look no further, amigo...
Mountainbike Sniper: Steve Potts Type I fork with stem (http://mtbsniper.blogspot.com/2009/02/steve-potts-type-i-fork-with-stem.html)
11-01-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2,259
Views: 804,191
Posted By thook

ooooo......well done!! love the lavender/blue...

ooooo......well done!! love the lavender/blue thing happening :)
10-26-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,665
Posted By thook

this beautiful thing always gets me. :) a shot...

this beautiful thing always gets me. :) a shot right out of "playbike" centerfold...ha
10-24-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 489
Posted By thook

likely no one else has ever done that. yer so...

likely no one else has ever done that. yer so weird...lol
10-16-20, 01:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By thook

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Rare-SACHS-Sram-F...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Rare-SACHS-Sram-Front-Quick-Release-Skewer-BLACK-Lightweight-90es/164370735917?hash=item264542632d:g:5SUAAOSwiKpfU-PU

a bit pricey, but it's start......
10-12-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 533
Posted By thook

sorry, that doesn't really answer my...

sorry, that doesn't really answer my question.....unless that wasn't your intention?
10-08-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7,586
Views: 1,991,971
Posted By thook

<<<speechless>>> other than to say the...

<<<speechless>>>

other than to say the utmost in congratulations. that's one helluva fulfillment!
10-04-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By thook

no, i don't have a pic. but, i decided to pass on...

no, i don't have a pic. but, i decided to pass on this opportunity. allow someone else to have at it! thank you for taking time to reply
10-01-20, 10:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,554
Posted By thook

is that nessie out there on the lake? (second...

is that nessie out there on the lake? (second picture down ;) )
06-15-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By thook

yoga was mentioned up there and i'd support that...

yoga was mentioned up there and i'd support that suggestion strongly. but, if you're not into that kinda thing, any type of fascial therapy is darn good stuff. misalignment in the muscular/skeletal...
06-10-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 691
Posted By thook

my imagined ideal frame geo would have a seat...

my imagined ideal frame geo would have a seat tube of 57cm and top tube of 55-56cm. i've never seen one with that ST vs TT arrangement in less than large or x-large frames, so i deal with longer top...
06-10-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By thook

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1074933...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1074933-unusual-shimano-tourney-front-center-pull-brake.html

like that, man
06-03-20, 01:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By thook

there's never anything to worry about with a star...

there's never anything to worry about with a star nut. it's only purpose is to load up the headset bearings. it is the stem clamping force holding it all together.

nice as those adapters are, they...
06-02-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By thook

i've done it with schwinn le tour fork that had a...

i've done it with schwinn le tour fork that had a long steerer. worked great with a frame and shorter head tube. just hammer a star nut down and it is threadless <<go!>>
05-30-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 527
Posted By thook

fyi, there's also a spray can product called...

fyi, there's also a spray can product called "freeze off" i've had a good results with from time to time. made by CRC available at o'reilly's, atleast
05-30-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By thook

any of the cyclone and BL derailleurs will make...

any of the cyclone and BL derailleurs will make that jump. the tail end of the cage is quite long enough to avoid any chain drag and also not hit the chainstay being that low down the seat tube to...
11-18-19, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 339,457
Posted By thook

<<<sound of my jaw hitting the floor>>> what...

<<<sound of my jaw hitting the floor>>>

what are the details of this drivetrain? please :D
11-03-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 339,457
Posted By thook

taiwan? lovely ride no matter!

taiwan? lovely ride no matter!
10-30-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,563
Posted By thook

"you sure you wanna do that?"

"you sure you wanna do that?"
10-25-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7,586
Views: 1,991,971
Posted By thook

it's there for a fender or a rack mount :beer:

it's there for a fender or a rack mount :beer:
10-25-19, 12:26 AM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 339,457
Posted By thook

ryansu..... those wheels look right sharp!...

ryansu.....

those wheels look right sharp! not too garish at all. imo, what makes it all work is the vintage wheelset. no standout modern graphics or rim profile. tasteful, modest embellishment!...
10-23-19, 02:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,871
Posted By thook

and, he looks like jeff daniels!!

and, he looks like jeff daniels!!
10-12-19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By thook

...or a tad too high, maybe

...or a tad too high, maybe
10-10-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,310
Posted By thook

no need to be snarky. i've built alot of walls....

no need to be snarky. i've built alot of walls. so, yeah, the floor, the carpeting thickness, the tire pressure and/or actual size, actual level of foundation even. and, a small tiny level like that...
09-24-19, 11:25 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,345
Posted By thook

simple, i think. though it may not always appear...

simple, i think. though it may not always appear to be the truth, you/we are made of love. intelligent, conscious, self-aware love. you/we have a heart and instinctively know in order to exist and be...
09-14-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,106
Posted By thook

i vote procession of shame

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yy4CN9DVPII
08-26-19, 11:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,616
Posted By thook

scarlson re: tap guide......i actually had...

scarlson

re: tap guide......i actually had one of those a long time ago! geez....wonder if i still have it. never knew what it was. i pick up little lots of tools from yard sales and flea markets...
08-26-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,616
Posted By thook

lol....thanks, again, terry i'd thought of...

lol....thanks, again, terry

i'd thought of doing a set up along those lines, as well. however, my project just got as simple as it can get, i think.....

my wife found this drill press for me at...
08-26-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,616
Posted By thook

i had thought of that. and, yes, that would...

i had thought of that. and, yes, that would enable centering the ring to the spindle. the other concern for me is getting the holes drilled straight so the hardware goes in/through straight so the...
08-24-19, 11:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,616
Posted By thook

i'll have to read this a couple times over...

i'll have to read this a couple times over tomorrow for it totally sink in, but i will and then reply. thank you much for quite the input!
08-19-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,631
Posted By thook

re: canti's/old frame post spacing/wheel size.......

re: canti's/old frame post spacing/wheel size....

i have an '83 univega gran turismo with the same exact canti's as riverdrifter's 620. no problem converting to 700c. i've tried 19mm, 22mm, 24mm,...
08-19-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 222,226
Posted By thook

ah, the common long hair land otter...basking in...

ah, the common long hair land otter...basking in it's native habit :)
08-19-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,196
Posted By thook

you just have to decide which RD you're gonna use...

you just have to decide which RD you're gonna use and what the gear range will be on your cassette/freewheel. then, you can figure the max chain length with some math

If....

short cage RD...
08-13-19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7,586
Views: 1,991,971
Posted By thook

mtb gearing.....me, too! ozarks here! this 165mm...

mtb gearing.....me, too! ozarks here! this 165mm is a triple road (mid 80's SR) with 110bcd outer/middle and 74bcd granny. so, mtb gears can be installed, but the tread profile (i think that's how...
08-13-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,472
Posted By thook

alsa is the brand.... ...

alsa is the brand....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GY0iNcApC8s

i don't think it's cheap like a rattle can paint, but likely cheaper than chrome and more enviro friendly
08-11-19, 01:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,481
Posted By thook

gawd! why didn't i think of that?! i could see...

gawd! why didn't i think of that?! i could see doing something like this nicely for a rectangular cooler bag for heat of the summer travels...or even winter to keep water from freezing!
08-06-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,531
Posted By thook

i have had that happen more than once! i thought...

i have had that happen more than once! i thought maybe i was being too rough with the valve stem securing nut, but i wouldn't think i'd have to be that uber sensitive with it. the tubes i've been...
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