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04-12-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 728
Posted By tricky

Some of that might clean up with aluminum foil...

Some of that might clean up with aluminum foil but there are lots of pieces that you can see even in the crappy pics that are all the way through the chrome. I am guessing maybe 50% of the rust will...
04-02-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By tricky

This is going to sound blunt, but why don't you...

This is going to sound blunt, but why don't you weigh it? Step on the bathroom scale holding the bike, subtract your weight. It is possible that components changed over time and that could greatly...
04-02-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,711
Posted By tricky

I've almost dipped my toe into the Swatch waters...

I've almost dipped my toe into the Swatch waters before, been looking even more seriously since they rolled out Sistem 51 but I am a little afraid that I will end up with 100 of 'em like you! haha....
04-02-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,711
Posted By tricky

Some of the dogs were vintage, all were classic....

Some of the dogs were vintage, all were classic. ;)
04-02-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 725
Posted By tricky

Was the blowoff happening with rims that were...

Was the blowoff happening with rims that were completely hook-free? "Hookless" were common back in the day. They were never intended for high pressures. Hooked rims should be fine at high pressures...
04-02-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 644
Posted By tricky

I would guess that min thickness is going to be...

I would guess that min thickness is going to be different for different rims. They use different alloys, especially if you are talking vintage vs modern rims. Maybe manufacturers publish something...
04-01-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,928
Posted By tricky

Guess you'll need to exhume Signor Campagnolo and...

Guess you'll need to exhume Signor Campagnolo and give him a talking to. Let us know how that convo goes.
03-26-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,131
Posted By tricky

I didn't realize my Friday night drinks would be...

I didn't realize my Friday night drinks would be so much assistance, happy to help! :roflmao2:

But, yeah, only thing I can add is that I've seen folks pull the bottom bracket so that they can pour...
03-26-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 612
Posted By tricky

Not so sure it's out of production. New on...

Not so sure it's out of production. New on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/SHIMANO-CN-HG91-XTR-Chain-Speed/dp/B0011ZNNIY
03-24-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Posted By tricky

First time on the internet, eh? I thought it was...

First time on the internet, eh? I thought it was funny and would have thought so even if I was the thread starter. Thumpism is a solid dude. You sure he's the as le in this situation?
03-24-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 581
Posted By tricky

Here ya go! https://www.strava.com/clubs/candv ...

Here ya go! https://www.strava.com/clubs/candv

No PNW specific bikeforums.net C&V group on Strava, but plenty of C&V forum members in the area. Some are riding together. I am hunkered down till I...
03-12-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By tricky

Good deal. The calipers are worth that alone.

Good deal. The calipers are worth that alone.
03-01-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 596
Posted By tricky

You could try flipping the B screw around so that...

You could try flipping the B screw around so that it screws in from the "inside" and the screw head rests on the B screw stop on the der. hanger. It would give you a little extra kick back on the...
03-01-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By tricky

One question answered, but now I need to go...

One question answered, but now I need to go research Koski now. hehe I think I remember some mentions of Koski in Repack Rider's book.
02-26-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,795
Posted By tricky

Tagging the OP krems81 to notify him just in case...

Tagging the OP krems81 to notify him just in case he's still active
02-22-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By tricky

Woooow, nice score Mad Honk I'll keep an eye...

Woooow, nice score Mad Honk I'll keep an eye out for that build thread.
02-18-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,073
Posted By tricky

That Sugino stem is pretty great! Congrats on...

That Sugino stem is pretty great! Congrats on your score!
02-11-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 61,140
Views: 9,147,244
Posted By tricky

"Not everyone has, or wants to sign up for...

"Not everyone has, or wants to sign up for fleabay"
"Not everyone has, or wants to sign up for cracklist"
"Not everyone has, or wants to sign up for Offerdown"
:lol:

Relax my dude! FB sucks,...
02-02-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,105
Posted By tricky

Mr. 66 is right, rafatoy68 The front brake cable...

Mr. 66 is right, rafatoy68 The front brake cable is not supposed to go under the bar tape like this. There are brake levers that run the brake cable housing (and cables) under the bar tape but these...
01-27-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 425
Posted By tricky

I believe the Future Shocks were rebranded...

I believe the Future Shocks were rebranded Rockshox. If the headtube is indeed 1 1/8", then you should be able to just reuse the headset. You can slide the steerer of the RS Silver (I'm not familiar...
01-14-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,587
Posted By tricky

Yup, came here to say A Dog in a Hat

Yup, came here to say A Dog in a Hat
12-31-20, 01:12 AM
Replies: 61,140
Views: 9,147,244
Posted By tricky

57cm Raleigh Racing USA Prestige $100 in Seattle....

57cm Raleigh Racing USA Prestige $100 in Seattle. Full disclosure, I used to own this frame and some of you have seen this built up. It’s beautiful. I gave it to him since business is slow for his...
12-20-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 61,140
Views: 9,147,244
Posted By tricky

Raleigh Kodiak for $150 in Seattle area. 56cm...

Raleigh Kodiak for $150 in Seattle area. 56cm maybe? Wish I had the space.

Check out this item on OfferUp. https://offerup.co/Ge1ZLDFQncb

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12-18-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,609
Posted By tricky

quick note about sizing on these too. The seat...

quick note about sizing on these too. The seat tubes and head tubes will be a lot shorter than you would expect from a road bike. Vintage mountain bikes in the 80s ran a lot of seatpost stem and used...
12-17-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 20,786
Posted By tricky

That looks really great. I've also wanted one...

That looks really great. I've also wanted one since I was younger. I had an orchestra teacher in high school that had one and I was so fascinated by that quirky little car.
12-02-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,942
Posted By tricky

I agree that a hobbyist can DIY this. I've done...

I agree that a hobbyist can DIY this. I've done it few times and have also just shoved a wheel in the rear triangle. Either way, it all worked for me. Doug Fattic's post is right (and much...
11-25-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 20,786
Posted By tricky

Good beer and whiskey. Just bought some Westland...

Good beer and whiskey. Just bought some Westland for Thanksgiving.

Adventure motorcycling...
11-25-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 61,140
Views: 9,147,244
Posted By tricky

56 or 57ish CM Marinoni cyclocross with Campy...

56 or 57ish CM Marinoni cyclocross with Campy Veloce $800

https://offerup.co/Zd80IB39Hbb

...
11-19-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,244
Posted By tricky

Yup, it me! The Raleigh has moved along though....

Yup, it me! The Raleigh has moved along though. Man, remember riding with people? Riding with people was fun. :-/
11-18-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,168
Posted By tricky

:lol: In this vein, mine was a free mason jar...

:lol: In this vein, mine was a free mason jar full of shake from my friend who trimmed as a side job.
11-14-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,986
Posted By tricky

I am voting for black. I really like how they...

I am voting for black. I really like how they look in that last picture. I think fenders should be a complimentary component instead of a focal point and I think silver draws too much attention away...
11-12-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 725
Posted By tricky

Sold: Retro modded late 80's Specialized Sirrus...

Sold:
Retro modded late 80's Specialized Sirrus

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20190727_193402588_ios_a6b157f62798a07ba9ba4c2840994fd320043314.jpg


Traded...
11-10-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,466
Posted By tricky

and/or "bikeforums member"

and/or "bikeforums member"
10-30-20, 07:41 PM
10-28-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,721
Posted By tricky

Andy_K can you spray a heavy dollop of the...

Andy_K can you spray a heavy dollop of the Rustoleum onto some paper and then brush that on? I did that with some spray.bike paint for some touch ups and it worked well.
10-26-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,469
Posted By tricky

Yikes. That's a pretty big screw up. It's like...

Yikes. That's a pretty big screw up. It's like the time my coworker shipped a cellphone to Brazil instead of Paraguay. Brazil has much stricter restrictions on goods manufactured outside the country...
10-26-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,469
Posted By tricky

Ugh. No, but I hope it magically turns up. If it...

Ugh. No, but I hope it magically turns up. If it truly departed JFK, it looks like it is on its way outside the country. Maybe it'll show up after slowly making its way through Canadian customs, but...
10-23-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,273
Posted By tricky

I give you my full blessing. :D

I give you my full blessing. :D
10-23-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,273
Posted By tricky

You are particular about bike feel, but you are...

You are particular about bike feel, but you are also an addict of sportiness. You are a fan of classic American V8s but I bet there is the bike equivalent of a C8 out there with carbon and discs that...
10-23-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,273
Posted By tricky

Hit me up if it's 5700 10 speed 105 and you still...

Hit me up if it's 5700 10 speed 105 and you still have it. The only line I draw is it's gotta be mechanical. :D
10-19-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,765
Posted By tricky

Just messin with ya! Threads will meander, so...

Just messin with ya! Threads will meander, so absolutely no harm, no foul. Looking forward to the future posts in any thread. :)
10-19-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 20,242
Views: 3,393,991
Posted By tricky

Pour one out for another fixie bro victim. I just...

Pour one out for another fixie bro victim. I just verified with the seller that he chopped off the derailleur hanger and shifter bosses. :( At least it’s a Chromor frame and not top of the line.

...
10-18-20, 02:38 AM
Replies: 61,140
Views: 9,147,244
Posted By tricky

Rod Brake Bianchi? ...

Rod Brake Bianchi?


https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/828x1064/dac58b47_c927_4fe7_9954_e0a6451db472_e57208f70c52df424b073be538d9a6d65ab2fdfb.jpeg...
10-09-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,096
Posted By tricky

Novaras. Always well spec'ed and good tubing. ...

Novaras. Always well spec'ed and good tubing.

Performance and Nashbar steel road bikes. I recently found out from this board that some of the Performance frames were built by BMZ in Italy and look...
10-07-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7,084
Views: 2,677,584
Posted By tricky

Tire pressure too. I usually run in the mid 20s...

Tire pressure too. I usually run in the mid 20s when mountain biking when tubeless, and high twenties or low 30s with tubes. You may want a little higher if you are doing a lot of pavement.
10-06-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,971
Posted By tricky

Ciocc is making the "vintage" but it's made in...

Ciocc is making the "vintage" but it's made in Italy and you need to request a quote. If you've gotta ask... https://www.ciocc.it/en/product/replica/ I am not entirely sure the top tube is level...
10-06-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,342
Posted By tricky

thinktubes, I think you are right about Nitto...

thinktubes, I think you are right about Nitto being the OEM. Double verification from Dfrost. The velobase article...
10-06-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,342
Posted By tricky

Lots of good stems out there. Salsa also...

Lots of good stems out there.

Salsa also made good stems, but they also had a stem recall but it was for the open faced version...
10-05-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,048
Posted By tricky

herr_hest Looks great! Have you ridden those...

herr_hest Looks great! Have you ridden those terravails before? I am considering new tires for my Lemond and am wondering if those would be an upgrade from Gravelkings.
10-05-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By tricky

Same! I wonder who the contractor was. Billato...

Same! I wonder who the contractor was. Billato maybe?

Edit: straight from the Performance blog, it's BMZ!...
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