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10-12-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 725
Posted By tkamd73

All my bikes are that way, 25s in front and 28s...

All my bikes are that way, 25s in front and 28s in the rear, what’s the big deal. As stated above, OP matches the tires, same brand and model would be nice, and bike is pretty much level. Nice bike...
10-06-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,293
Posted By tkamd73

Tubulars are awesome, till you get a flat, then...

Tubulars are awesome, till you get a flat, then they kinda suck. Still, great ride when inflated.
Tim
10-06-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 373
Posted By tkamd73

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No brainer, you should have used water pipe...
10-04-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,080
Posted By tkamd73

That is funny, expired in 87 though, many diff...

That is funny, expired in 87 though, many diff numbers since, and no security code. But just for grins, tried it on Amazon, didn’t work. Good catch though, never noticed it. That was my moms Travel...
10-04-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,080
Posted By tkamd73

June of 1986, still have it. ...

June of 1986, still have it.
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Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By tkamd73

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Even more then that if...
09-27-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 370
Posted By tkamd73

OK, scratch craigslist! Tim

OK, scratch craigslist!
Tim
09-27-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 370
Posted By tkamd73

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09-25-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 635
Posted By tkamd73

The Shimano. Cheap, reliable, very easy to find,...

The Shimano. Cheap, reliable, very easy to find, and it will shift better. Have replaced all my freewheels, and gone the MF-Z012 route, even the Regina and Suntour ones. Big improvement, and so...
09-24-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,368
Posted By tkamd73

Generally start with the original catalog pics...

Generally start with the original catalog pics and specs, and go from there. Rims and tires have to match, don’t care about OEM, but usually wheels built with NOS vintage rims and hub sets from the...
09-23-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,184
Posted By tkamd73

Will take all the annoyances of the MUP any day,...

Will take all the annoyances of the MUP any day, vs riding with the cars and trucks. Also painfully discovered that after years of being around jet engines, I can no longer hear the little bells some...
09-23-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,107
Posted By tkamd73

When bored with biking, I go...

When bored with biking, I go kayaking.https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/38e02da5_4217_41d4_88a0_a473db268022_4de112803852d7549fa5de030e543531d083dc30.jpeg

Tim
09-20-19, 09:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,489
Posted By tkamd73

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1978 Supercourse wrapped top down.
09-20-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,489
Posted By tkamd73

Benotto tape is plastic, thin, and stretchy, lots...

Benotto tape is plastic, thin, and stretchy, lots of listings on eBay. The catalog pics of all my CV bikes, show the bars wrapped stem to plug, and the two I bought, new in the 80s came that way....
09-19-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,264
Posted By tkamd73

Only litigation-wise. Tim

Only litigation-wise.
Tim
Replies: 25
Views: 12,671
Posted By tkamd73

Absolute Steal, even after the extra 120 bucks,...

Absolute Steal, even after the extra 120 bucks, which really wasn’t a bad price for tires and a tune-up. If it was my size, I would have jumped on a Circuit for $100, and still spent $80, doing the...
09-17-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 611
Posted By tkamd73

Got one of those for my son and daughters when...

Got one of those for my son and daughters when they were little. They put a lot of miles on it, he needs to move the seat back.
Tim
09-14-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 567
Posted By tkamd73

It would look awesome with silver components. A...

It would look awesome with silver components. A couple of brand, or tubing decals, would look cool under the clear coat.
Tim
09-11-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,748
Posted By tkamd73

Yeah, you can take any sport to the nth degree,...

Yeah, you can take any sport to the nth degree, and wring all the fun out of it.
Tim
09-11-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By tkamd73

Or a Dremel, or a grinder. I’ve done that with...

Or a Dremel, or a grinder. I’ve done that with seat posts that were cut down, no reason it wouldn’t work on a stem too.
Tim
09-11-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,050
Posted By tkamd73

Both my 80s Panasonic frames, take 26.6 seat...

Both my 80s Panasonic frames, take 26.6 seat posts. Both from Japan obviously, ditto on the suggestion to try a 26.6 one.
Tim
09-11-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,463
Posted By tkamd73

I’m kind of done building up bikes for myself,...

I’m kind of done building up bikes for myself, but seem to be redoing, and repairing a lot of bikes for friends, and family. Very happy to have a LBS, that will only charge me 20 dollars, their...
09-09-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 948
Posted By tkamd73

Except for bottom brackets, don’t even want to...

Except for bottom brackets, don’t even want to own all the different tools, and wheel building, just don’t want to, I’ve learned to do everything else. If I didn’t have the proper tool, I bought it....
09-06-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,711
Posted By tkamd73

Yup, I’m in for over 700 bucks, sourcing...

Yup, I’m in for over 700 bucks, sourcing Dura-Ace/ Campagnolo parts for mine, and not done yet. I think you’ll find it rides pretty nice with swapped over PDG 7 components, mine rides awful nice with...
09-05-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,277
Posted By tkamd73

Forget the bike shorts, post more old cigarette...

Forget the bike shorts, post more old cigarette ads, they are hilarious. Much more entertaining then bike short threads, where nobody is going to convince anybody of changing anything. Those old ads...
09-05-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,711
Posted By tkamd73

Same frame as the series 5, just different paint...

Same frame as the series 5, just different paint scheme and upgraded components.
Tim
09-04-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By tkamd73

Actually its 6 minutes and 4 sec, worth it if...

Actually its 6 minutes and 4 sec, worth it if your not endowed with much common sense, or mechanical aptitude.
Tim
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By tkamd73

I would have routed the rear brake cable over the...

I would have routed the rear brake cable over the handlebar, but non the less, very nice build. The orange with the blue really pops.
Tim
09-02-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,711
Posted By tkamd73

PDG Series 5 to Waterford PDG OS

Similar situation, I have a PDG Series 5 that was too small for me, and finally found a Waterford PDG OS in the right size. Did not want to wait to try out the new frame, so stripped the series 5 to...
08-31-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 114,141
Posted By tkamd73

Thanks, but not an upgrade according to the...

Thanks, but not an upgrade according to the original Bianchi brochures, thats how it came originally. Bike was mostly Campy Gran Sport, with NR derailleurs, and SR brake levers
Tim
08-31-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 114,141
Posted By tkamd73

Yup, free frame given to me by a mech at my local...

Yup, free frame given to me by a mech at my local LBS. looking at the fork, assumed it was crashed, upon further inspection quite obvious, but who cares if it’s free. Actually, replacement fork was...
08-31-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 114,141
Posted By tkamd73

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1982 Champione Del Mondo ( from a previous thread)
08-28-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,111
Posted By tkamd73

It works either way, put the spring where there...

It works either way, put the spring where there is the most thread. I pushed the axle way back on a bike to get a RD that supposedly maxed out at 26t, according to the installation sheet, to shift up...
08-26-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,886
Posted By tkamd73

Wow, a threat by one of the “perpetually...

Wow, a threat by one of the “perpetually offended”. No such thing as a fight on an Internet forum, just flame wars, or petty name calling, and if we were face to face, how do you know. Your the one...
08-25-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,886
Posted By tkamd73

And, you proved his point, parts for old Treks...

And, you proved his point, parts for old Treks are easy to find. And, your spending 500 bucks to make at best, a 300 dollar bike rideable.
Tim
08-21-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 743
Posted By tkamd73

They look great, leave them as they are. Honey...

They look great, leave them as they are. Honey and brown look better on darker colored frames.
Tim
08-20-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By tkamd73

No issue running 28s on my Velocity A23s which...

No issue running 28s on my Velocity A23s which are 23mm wide. Have been running 25s and 28s on my Campagnolo 19mm and 20mm rims for years, also no issues. H+ Sons is relatively new to the industry, a...
08-18-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,016
Posted By tkamd73

I’ve got 7 vintage bikes, as for tape I’ve got...

I’ve got 7 vintage bikes, as for tape I’ve got Newbalms, Benotto, Fiziks, Charge, and Lizard Skins, I like them all. Experiment, tape is cheap!
Tim
08-18-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,153
Posted By tkamd73

I tend to start out hydrated, Good for you! Tim

I tend to start out hydrated, Good for you!
Tim
08-18-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,597
Posted By tkamd73

The PDG series bikes are awesome, I have a series...

The PDG series bikes are awesome, I have a series 5 that was one of my favorite rides, frame a bit small at 60cm though, was the largest they made. Found a 68cm Waterford Paramount OS frame, that fit...
08-18-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,153
Posted By tkamd73

Good for you! Tim

Good for you!
Tim
08-18-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,153
Posted By tkamd73

One of those bottles will take me 40 miles, how...

One of those bottles will take me 40 miles, how much water do you need, you can refill them you know. OP didn’t say he was biking in the Mohave desert.
Tim
08-18-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,153
Posted By tkamd73

Get a smaller water bottle! Tim

Get a smaller water bottle!

Tim
08-18-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,006
Posted By tkamd73

No! Car will kill you dead, or make you wish you...

No! Car will kill you dead, or make you wish you were, much rather put a little more effort into the hill.
Tim
08-18-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,389
Posted By tkamd73

Same bike basically, all asian, pick the...

Same bike basically, all asian, pick the components and color you like best.
Tim
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By tkamd73

Well, then why don’t you offer him 300 plus...

Well, then why don’t you offer him 300 plus shipping, he’ll probably take it eventually, you’ll probably be the only one. If you don’t mind the paint condition, you’ll only have to stick a couple...
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By tkamd73

I hope he’s not expecting any offers over 300,...

I hope he’s not expecting any offers over 300, cause I doubt he’ll get any. That bike was ridden hard, and put away wet. Even though it’s the top Trek in 77, with a frame that could have been welded...
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By tkamd73

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Seller had this on eBay for 599, no bids, called...
08-14-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,310
Posted By tkamd73

Yeah I got the fact you got them free, just...

Yeah I got the fact you got them free, just saying I don’t buy, or wear them. You did use quite a few words to make a single point. My wife does that.
Tim
08-13-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,310
Posted By tkamd73

Me neither, rash guard and a t shirt, preferably...

Me neither, rash guard and a t shirt, preferably in some hi vis color.
Tim
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