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06-17-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By obrentharris

I think Fahrenheit531 may be on to something. The...

I think Fahrenheit531 may be on to something. The stuff on the top tube looks like the sap that the Douglas Firs dropped on my car at my last house. If it's sap rubbing alcohol, applied carefully,...
06-17-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13,750
Views: 1,204,423
Posted By obrentharris

Finland and Hungary by bicycle! This thread is my...

Finland and Hungary by bicycle! This thread is my favorite travelogue.
Brent
06-16-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13,750
Views: 1,204,423
Posted By obrentharris

Know Your Neighborhood Ride I finally got...

Know Your Neighborhood Ride

I finally got out on the bike a couple days ago after 4 weeks of packing, moving, cleaning up the old house to sell, and unpacking. My new home in Point Reyes Station,...
06-12-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,190
Posted By obrentharris

I commuted for 3 years in San Francisco and 1...

I commuted for 3 years in San Francisco and 1 year in Berkeley on a Schwinn Hollywood (https://bikehistory.org/bikes/hollywood/) with an absurdly long seatpost and coaster brakes.
You may be...
06-11-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13,750
Views: 1,204,423
Posted By obrentharris

Thanks for all the nice words guys. It really...

Thanks for all the nice words guys. It really does help!
Hoping to squeeze in a short ride in the next couple days.
Brent
06-09-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By obrentharris

Davidson? ...

Davidson?
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1052137-park-your-davidson-here.html
Brent
06-09-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 655,278
Posted By obrentharris

First the Meteor, then this one. You have some...

First the Meteor, then this one. You have some great bikes that we don't often get to see on this side of the pond!
Looks like the precursor to today's light weight TIG welded steel frames.
Brent
06-09-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13,750
Views: 1,204,423
Posted By obrentharris

Many thanks to all of you! I've been moving 35...

Many thanks to all of you!
I've been moving 35 years worth of accumulated stuff for the past couple of weeks and haven't had a chance to get on the bike, but I get an occasional spare moment to look...
06-09-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,286
Posted By obrentharris

Why do I love C&V? Let me count the ways.... ...

Why do I love C&V? Let me count the ways....
Brent
06-08-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By obrentharris

Another Side of Bruce My son is in the...

Another Side of Bruce

My son is in the middle of bringing life back to one of Bruce's creations:

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-9cshPQG/0/4503c35a/XL/IMG_0138-XL.jpg
...
06-08-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By obrentharris

Bruce has said that he couldn't tell whether a...

Bruce has said that he couldn't tell whether a limited was made by him or not. Albert Eisentraut might be able to provide some information.
Brent
06-08-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By obrentharris

Bruce was known as a brilliant curmudgeon, but he...

Bruce was known as a brilliant curmudgeon, but he was my friend and a much deeper man than most knew. He leaves a large hole.
...
05-22-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 51,144
Views: 6,628,947
Posted By obrentharris

I can't make heads or tails of this item...

I can't make heads or tails of this item description:

Brent


"DescriptionMaterial: steelWeight: approx 2kgUses: Due to the damage of the threaded rod caused by the middle shaft set, the...
Forum: Touring
05-19-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,644
Posted By obrentharris

Before going out for a ride I shall attach my...

Before going out for a ride I shall attach my gazillion candlepower flashing front light, flashing back light, wheel reflectors, flexy-pole bike flag, air canister boat horn, and pool noodle. I then...
05-19-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,766
Posted By obrentharris

I think it had a 13-year rest! Brent

I think it had a 13-year rest!
Brent
05-19-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3,168
Views: 383,427
Posted By obrentharris

Beautiful photos as usual! Brown's Valley...

Beautiful photos as usual!

Brown's Valley Road?

I think I took this photo several years ago at a different gate on the same road.
...
05-18-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By obrentharris

The wooden plug and thick fork crown walls also...

The wooden plug and thick fork crown walls also point to PX-10.
Brent
Forum: Commuting
05-18-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,126
Posted By obrentharris

Nevermind. Brent

Nevermind.
Brent
05-17-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By obrentharris

From the details shown it looks like a PX-10 to...

From the details shown it looks like a PX-10 to me. Same stay treatment at dropout, same seat stay treatment at seat cluster. Same fork crown, dropouts, and lugs.
Yes, cable guides and cable stops...
05-17-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,771
Posted By obrentharris

Which paint or ink do you use with the ruling pen...

Which paint or ink do you use with the ruling pen for bicycle work?
Brent
05-13-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By obrentharris

Hard or sticky seals that loosen up with use? ...

Hard or sticky seals that loosen up with use? They could resist sag when cold but loosen up to allow full sag when softened up by use.
Brent
05-13-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 950
Posted By obrentharris

Diggler scooter is what the folks I've seen...

Diggler scooter is what the folks I've seen around here use.
Brent
05-13-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 602
Posted By obrentharris

That would be amusing since more than one...

That would be amusing since more than one unscrupulous seller has tried to pass off Windsors as Cinellis. I found one once with Ford motor blue rattlecan paint, fake Cinelli headbadge, and a set of...
05-13-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 942
Posted By obrentharris

This Centurion touring bike came to me as a...

This Centurion touring bike came to me as a rattlecan mess. I gave it some new paint but couldn't find any Centurion decals that looked good with the paint so I left it bare.
...
05-12-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 535
Posted By obrentharris

I do remember Robert, a nice guy. I bought one...

I do remember Robert, a nice guy. I bought one of his wheelbuilding books and still have it. I worked in the same shop where he had previously worked.
Congratulations on 40 years with a fine bike!...
05-10-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 535
Posted By obrentharris

Now we REALLY need pictures! I must have just...

Now we REALLY need pictures!
I must have just missed you in Santa Cruz. I moved out in '78. I lived in Felton, so Alba Road was my "back way" home from my job in Santa Cruz. Were you part of the...
05-05-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2,346
Views: 442,585
Posted By obrentharris

Words of wisdom. Exactly our experience. This is...

Words of wisdom. Exactly our experience. This is about our 20th year on the tandem and we're enjoying it as much as ever.
...
04-30-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13,750
Views: 1,204,423
Posted By obrentharris

northbend, BFisher, gomango, malcala622 Thanks...

northbend, BFisher, gomango, malcala622
Thanks for the nice words! I never thought I would own one of Mark DiNucci's bikes, custom made for me.
It was a gift from my wife!
Brent
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,518
Posted By obrentharris

I had to unpair the Elemnt from the phone, then...

I had to unpair the Elemnt from the phone, then re-pair it, in order to get the app to recognize the Elemnt. After that everything seems to be working fine.
Brent
04-29-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,259
Posted By obrentharris

Nicely written BarryCW! Brent

Nicely written BarryCW!

Brent
04-29-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,340
Posted By obrentharris

I have nothing to add to the collected wisdom and...

I have nothing to add to the collected wisdom and witticisms regarding tornadoes. Our California tornadoes are wimpy affairs compared to what some of you folks see: Appear out of nowhere, tear off a...
04-28-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13,750
Views: 1,204,423
Posted By obrentharris

It's all about the bike (this time) I've had...

It's all about the bike (this time)

I've had my new DiNucci for over a month, but thanks to a variety pack of physical ailments today was the first ride of any length.
I rode one of my favorite...
04-27-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,337
Posted By obrentharris

I have a pair of levers for 22.2 flat bars you...

I have a pair of levers for 22.2 flat bars you can have. Send me a pm with your mailing address if you decide to go that route.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3,424
Views: 76,421
Posted By obrentharris

Look for the ones with the thin brown veins on...

Look for the ones with the thin brown veins on the skin! Guaranteed heat but getting harder to find. Try the Mexican market if you're fortunate enough to have one in your neighborhood.
Brent
04-26-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By obrentharris

You need to pay for a membership to post in the...

You need to pay for a membership to post in the sales section. Not expensive.
But your trade offer would be right at home in the "ISO for Trade" thread.
Brent
04-24-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By obrentharris

The shallower seat tube angle of bike 2 (M/L)...

The shallower seat tube angle of bike 2 (M/L) increases the effective top tube length of that bike.
If you are currently running a setback seatpost with bike 1 (S) you may want to use a straight...
04-24-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,568
Posted By obrentharris

It doesn't matter how New Age you are: Old age...

It doesn't matter how New Age you are: Old age is going to get you yet! - Utah Phillips

Brent
04-20-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By obrentharris

Autobecan? Is that a cross between Automoto and...

Autobecan? Is that a cross between Automoto and Motobecane?
Brent
04-20-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 623
Posted By obrentharris

Thanks for drawing my attention to Jim Langley's...

Thanks for drawing my attention to Jim Langley's piece about that kit.
That's the very kit that I used when employed at The Bicycle Center a couple years before Jim! I wondered where it went.
...
04-20-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 953
Posted By obrentharris

Nice room! I like your choice to leave the...

Nice room!
I like your choice to leave the joists visible. I find the rhythmic repetition of the joists and the stair steps visually pleasing.
I don't know which I envy more; the bikes or the...
04-20-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6,998
Views: 702,513
Posted By obrentharris

That's an awful lot of paint for those skinny...

That's an awful lot of paint for those skinny sidewalls!
Brent
04-18-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,339
Posted By obrentharris

Bravo! Is the handlebar-mounted coffee cup the...

Bravo!
Is the handlebar-mounted coffee cup the secret to touring success in less-than-perfect weather?
Brent
04-17-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,669
Posted By obrentharris

Busted! Shift linkage broke in the middle of...

Busted!

Shift linkage broke in the middle of Nevada. I had to do something to make light of the situation! Then we drove back to the S.F. Bay Area in 3rd gear.
Brent
04-15-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,813
Posted By obrentharris

Oops! I thought it was "carbo-loading!" ...

Oops!
I thought it was "carbo-loading!"
Brent
04-15-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,813
Posted By obrentharris

I like this answer. I ride a variety of surfaces...

I like this answer. I ride a variety of surfaces on my "gravel" bikes.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-cksLVM9/0/86037c36/L/IMG_0658-L.jpg
...
04-15-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,669
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-qfCZ...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-qfCZL4W/0/de9995bd/XL/IMG_0354-XL.jpg

Brent
04-14-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By obrentharris

Oops! Missed that. Brent

Oops! Missed that.
Brent
04-13-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By obrentharris

I can't really make out the splines on it but...

I can't really make out the splines on it but could the "unknown" tool be a Shimano bottom bracket cup tool?
Brent
04-13-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By obrentharris

Campy 9-speed was available in both the old-style...

Campy 9-speed was available in both the old-style and new style. Cable pull at the shifters and derailleur ratio both changes. I think that Choke is correct about 9 speed derailleur working with...
04-10-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 13,908
Posted By obrentharris

I wish the food at the rest stops was 1/4 as good...

I wish the food at the rest stops was 1/4 as good as the photos above of the feast served up by Chef Gugie!
This year's event sure looked like it was under severe budget constraints... but the ride...
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