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04-14-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7,042
Views: 656,693
Posted By xiaoman1

After a long wait, thanks to Wesley, I finally...

After a long wait, thanks to Wesley, I finally received this. It will need a full service..new bearings and another axle etc. I put the tubular on that I got from Dave, AKA Mad Honk. The braking...
04-12-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 20,784
Posted By xiaoman1

Hi All, Here is another hobby of mine besides...

Hi All,
Here is another hobby of mine besides cameras, watches, fountain pens and of course bikes.....It's an original owner 1990 SAAB SPG Red Box. It is the only new car I have ever owned, I bought...
04-09-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 351,566
Posted By xiaoman1

Mad Honk is one of the most generous/unselfish...

Mad Honk is one of the most generous/unselfish members that I have had the pleasure of knowing on these Forums.:thumb:
Best, Ben
04-09-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,311
Posted By xiaoman1

I am almost finished but I consider it nearly...

I am almost finished but I consider it nearly complete, so I thought I would post some pictures. I need to get a chain and cables on in order to take it out for a trial ride...but it's close....
04-08-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,702
Posted By xiaoman1

That's the way, aha, aha / I like it, aha, aha!...

That's the way, aha, aha / I like it, aha, aha! :D
Best, Ben
04-07-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By xiaoman1

Kurt, If that's the crap that came out of the...

Kurt, If that's the crap that came out of the shed, I sure would like to see the "good" stuff. :D
Best, Ben
04-07-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4,246
Views: 391,534
Posted By xiaoman1

That is a beauty, great lob on the resto.....I...

That is a beauty, great lob on the resto.....I definitely would like to find one in my size.
Best, Ben
04-06-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20,242
Views: 3,393,962
Posted By xiaoman1

I hope he owns the house on the hill.

I hope he owns the house on the hill.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-04-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By xiaoman1

I bought a kemper but still like the...

I bought a kemper but still like the Rapidio's...The Kemper is a lot like drawing with a digital canvas.... Hand/fingers not in the same "space" as the tip but you get used to it.
Try eBay for a...
04-04-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4,246
Views: 391,534
Posted By xiaoman1

Bianchi TT Crono is getting some attention today,...

Bianchi TT Crono is getting some attention today, I will stretch the Conti Sprint 250 and have installed the bar tape and new (to me) levers. :thumb:...
04-04-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,702
Posted By xiaoman1

To All, Ok, the thread should be safe now,...

To All,
Ok, the thread should be safe now, cb400bill posted 2 times and mentioned Schwinn Varsity, bikes are now being shown... the thread has quietly has morphed into "Show Us Your Bicycles and...
04-03-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 197,235
Posted By xiaoman1

After a really long search with no luck, I got a...

After a really long search with no luck, I got a pm from obrentharris letting me know he saw these. I really lucked out and picked them up, NOS never glued and super supple!
Best, Ben...
04-02-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,702
Posted By xiaoman1

While Hamiltons were not the most expensive...

While Hamiltons were not the most expensive watches but in my eyes, they were always ahead of their "TIME" (pun intended) ....especially during the 50's and 60's, the asymmetrical are my favorites....
04-02-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7,042
Views: 656,693
Posted By xiaoman1

Thanks to obrentharris I got a heads up on my...

Thanks to obrentharris I got a heads up on my quest for the orange Conti's for my Bianchi Crono TT.
2 NOS Conti's in orange....Check, Celeste tape check.... It is well on its way to completion. I...
Replies: 18
Views: 642
Posted By xiaoman1

OP there is a lot of information on the bike if...

OP there is a lot of information on the bike if you search the web

https://products.roadbikereview.com/product/latest-bikes/road-bike/lemond-bicycles/nevada-city-290574.html...
Forum: Foo
03-29-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1,707
Views: 131,348
Posted By xiaoman1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvkNdlKVP2Y ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvkNdlKVP2Y

Enjoy, Best, Ben
03-29-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,924
Posted By xiaoman1

Cinelli, BLUE! :lol: ...

Cinelli, BLUE! :lol:
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J.K.
It was Serfas, merziac...
03-28-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4,246
Views: 391,534
Posted By xiaoman1

scozim, What, you don't like patina? and as...

scozim,
What, you don't like patina? and as long as the hinges aren't bent it's good to go. :D
Best, Ben
03-28-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,924
Posted By xiaoman1

merziac ...

merziac


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03-27-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,924
Posted By xiaoman1

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1226770...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1226770-another-celeste-question.html :rolleyes:
03-27-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,131
Posted By xiaoman1

If the seat post is not ovalized from the...

If the seat post is not ovalized from the wrenching.....invert the frame as others have suggested, apply a generous amount of PB and wait for it to do its job.
Then instead of trying to "pull/twist"...
03-26-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 20,784
Posted By xiaoman1

I am not sure if I posted this here or not....A...

I am not sure if I posted this here or not....A 1958 Corvette and a 1956 Chevrolet Nomad Dual Quad....
Forum: Foo
03-26-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 1,530,522
Posted By xiaoman1

Photos aren't great and the sensor needs cleaning...

Photos aren't great and the sensor needs cleaning but it's mine..... a 1958 original Fuel Injected Corvette....
03-26-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 106,449
Posted By xiaoman1

BTW Nice Pic...The original Off-Roader or can I...

BTW Nice Pic...The original Off-Roader or can I use water to clean a chain!
Best, Ben
03-26-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7,042
Views: 656,693
Posted By xiaoman1

I agree, too often people dismiss the ability...

I agree, too often people dismiss the ability that is needed to "make" things. I often tell those that I work with people will have to fabricate the things made by them on the computer, and that...
03-26-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7,042
Views: 656,693
Posted By xiaoman1

BukinaVelo, Yes, for graduate students only,...

BukinaVelo,
Yes, for graduate students only, many with very little design experience, so this was an introductory tech course...It has been fun teaching materials, joinery as well as...
03-26-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7,042
Views: 656,693
Posted By xiaoman1

Not in the post, I teach a furniture-making class...

Not in the post, I teach a furniture-making class along with architectural design studios and 2 of my students gifted me their chairs, here is a picture of one of them....the other will arrive in the...
03-22-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20,242
Views: 3,393,962
Posted By xiaoman1

I thought at first that there were bricks for...

I thought at first that there were bricks for sale and kept scrolling to see the bike...nice job at cropping.
03-22-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,178
Posted By xiaoman1

:saweeet:

:saweeet:
03-22-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,924
Posted By xiaoman1

AJI125, Yes, I prefer Sea Foam too....when it...

AJI125,
Yes, I prefer Sea Foam too....when it boils down to it, color is a personal choice and one that the person making the selection has to be happy with regardless of the "name" or what others...
03-21-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 550
Posted By xiaoman1

C_E, Blasphemy pure blasphemy., if I could...

C_E,
Blasphemy pure blasphemy., if I could afford one of those someone would be getting my groceries.....:innocent:
Best, Ben
03-21-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 550
Posted By xiaoman1

You asked, so here are a couple you might want to...

You asked, so here are a couple you might want to consider:...
03-20-21, 09:28 PM
03-20-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,201
Posted By xiaoman1

That's what I mean......I don't know who said...

That's what I mean......I don't know who said this but I think it applies...."We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give"
Best, Ben
03-20-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,201
Posted By xiaoman1

cudak888 Kurt, Paying forward as much as you...

cudak888 Kurt,
Paying forward as much as you do, will bring you large dividends,....I know that is never your intent but your unselfishness is a rarity that few others have......good karma begets...
03-19-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By xiaoman1

None the less a beautiful frame with some very...

None the less a beautiful frame with some very interesting features....
Best, Ben
03-18-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By xiaoman1

OP, I had several sets of old waterslides for...

OP,
I had several sets of old waterslides for my DOMENIC'S and when applying one set they would transfer from the sheet to the frame but would not adhere and after drying fell off the frame.
I tied...
03-18-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4,246
Views: 391,534
Posted By xiaoman1

Not bike related, My 50-gallon water heater gave...

Not bike related, My 50-gallon water heater gave out and I got quotes of 1800.00 to 2600.00 depending on the model to install a new one.
Big box store and done for under 800.00 and 1/2 day work....
03-15-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 377
Posted By xiaoman1

OP, There is no chrome left underneath the rust...

OP,
There is no chrome left underneath the rust so any of the above would work....My concern would be to get the rust out of the inside of the fork, maybe an evapor-rust bath would be better in this...
03-14-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 353,802
Posted By xiaoman1

It almost looks too nice to ride. Best, Ben

It almost looks too nice to ride.
Best, Ben
Replies: 25
Views: 879
Posted By xiaoman1

OP, I think Colnagos have some cache but need...

OP,
I think Colnagos have some cache but need to be all original to get top dollar, I would be nearer to the valuation of DMC707.
Best, Ben
03-12-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By xiaoman1

Deltas brakes came with levers that had white...

Deltas brakes came with levers that had white hoods. Just be sure to change them back to Gum before Labor Day! :D
Best, Ben...
03-12-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,248
Posted By xiaoman1

Ok, before using the adhesive of your choice....

Ok, before using the adhesive of your choice. insert the awl or punch into a guide that is not damaged, mark it and then use it as a template when tapping down the damaged one....keeps it round. I...
03-12-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 883
Posted By xiaoman1

Hi folks, There is a sub section for sales, you...

Hi folks,
There is a sub section for sales, you might try using that instead of this one.
Best, Ben
03-12-21, 12:40 AM
Replies: 7,042
Views: 656,693
Posted By xiaoman1

I received this from a botched, I got someone's...

I received this from a botched, I got someone's order, and they got mine at the Westwood IN.N.OUT
IMHO, They'er better than any other fast-food burger.
Best, Ben :D...
03-10-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 694
Posted By xiaoman1

OP, The adhesive on the tape looks like it has...

OP,
The adhesive on the tape looks like it has dried out and may be hard to lift without removing the decal. Waterslides have a water-soluble glue on them which makes removal of the tape...
03-10-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 61,140
Views: 9,147,072
Posted By xiaoman1

^^^^ don't ask, just go! Best, Ben

^^^^ don't ask, just go!
Best, Ben
Forum: Foo
03-09-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4,813
Views: 418,723
Posted By xiaoman1

Beijing ...

Beijing

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A few from the Forbidden City...
03-09-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7,042
Views: 656,693
Posted By xiaoman1

I received these from AJI125 and will put them on...

I received these from AJI125 and will put them on my Bianchi TT, Thanks Alex.
Best, Ben...
Forum: Foo
03-07-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4,813
Views: 418,723
Posted By xiaoman1

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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A late Merry Christmas....
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