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06-27-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,157
Posted By ollo_ollo

I actually like all your examples, so it would be...

I actually like all your examples, so it would be a hard choice for me. When I got my Expedition, many years ago, thecrankset, and deer head Deore RD were new replacements along with a new Super...
06-25-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,157
Posted By ollo_ollo

Congratulations, appears you got an outstanding...

Congratulations, appears you got an outstanding specimen. From the pictures, yours has a lug set that is both longer and more finely filed than those on my 1984 Expedition. A very elegant look to go...
04-16-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 960
Posted By ollo_ollo

+1 for me, was installing Euro headlights and...

+1 for me, was installing Euro headlights and servicing transmission on my 82 300SD last week. Upon reassembly, discovered I had a missing pan bolt. Spent a few hours crawling around garage with...
04-16-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,741
Posted By ollo_ollo

Been riding my Stella with Gravel King 35's, and...

Been riding my Stella with Gravel King 35's, and looking forward to Cino before going into solitary. Now will likely stay home. Don.
04-16-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,254
Posted By ollo_ollo

American thru and thru ...

American thru and thru
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1988 HKII...
03-19-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 28,093
Posted By ollo_ollo

Visited bank yesterday to deposit a paper check. ...

Visited bank yesterday to deposit a paper check. Place reeked of disinfectant, and customers observed signs we maintain a 6' distance lining up, but were a bit off on the 6' part. I am lifelong DIY...
03-14-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,526
Posted By ollo_ollo

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$35 as found...
02-17-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,668
Posted By ollo_ollo

The original shifters and center pull brakes are...

The original shifters and center pull brakes are still on the frame, Everything else was in sorry/sad shape. But, the one piece Ashtabula crank/BB and Sprint derailleurs were common to many other...
02-17-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,668
Posted By ollo_ollo

This 1987 Specialized Sirrus was painted with a...

This 1987 Specialized Sirrus was painted with a brush.
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02-17-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,668
Posted By ollo_ollo

Here are my 2. These Schwinn Super Course...

Here are my 2. These Schwinn Super Course veterans of the Clunker Challenge were $25 and $50 purchases that made excellent candidates for PIY (Paint It Yourself) once I was free of the $100 limit and...
02-17-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,079
Posted By ollo_ollo

Like ^^ they all said, vertebral shrinkage is...

Like ^^ they all said, vertebral shrinkage is from the waist up. We all have some. A larger problem for me (at 79 yrs) is curvature of the upper spine. "Old man stoop" caused most of my height...
02-16-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,776
Posted By ollo_ollo

Early, "Rigid" mountain bikes give good bang for...

Early, "Rigid" mountain bikes give good bang for your buck:
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1991 Gary...
02-13-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3,213
Views: 702,442
Posted By ollo_ollo

Beautiful PX10, Bring it to Cino 2020

Beautiful PX10, Bring it to Cino 2020
Forum: Introductions
02-13-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By ollo_ollo

Welcome to the forums from a former Kingston area...

Welcome to the forums from a former Kingston area resident. In 1990, built my home off Point No Point Rd. near last old growth in Kitsap County. At that time, Sheriff in Silverdale was nearest law...
01-28-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2,338
Views: 757,924
Posted By ollo_ollo

Current pic of bike in post #14...

Current pic of bike in post #14 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=14) page 1. 1984 Specialized Expedition. Different from 2007 pic: New tires, bar tape/hoods and Green...
01-27-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,966
Posted By ollo_ollo

Know the road, will be there ...

Know the road, will be there
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Beginning of the end, Day 1
01-10-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3,306
Views: 278,612
Posted By ollo_ollo

[QUOTE=noglider;21272454]We are visiting my...

[QUOTE=noglider;21272454]We are visiting my mother in law where we keep a couple of bikes for the one visit we make every year. Yesterday we took out our bikes, and Carol said there's some thumping...
01-10-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,129
Posted By ollo_ollo

As my grand daughters would say "OMG"...Wonders...

As my grand daughters would say "OMG"...Wonders never cease.
01-10-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By ollo_ollo

Thanks all, I know of ISO sizes, but see ads on...

Thanks all, I know of ISO sizes, but see ads on CL and eBay that don't use them. Old enough to not worry about what people think. Was going to go with the Pasela Panaracers, but hoped there might...
01-09-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By ollo_ollo

Panaracer GravelKing SK 27,5" x 1,9" on 27"

Haven't shopped new 27" tires for a long time. My Super Course with 27" concave weinmanns needs tires. Unfamiliar with the size: Panaracer Grave lKing SK 27,5" x 1,9" Knobby Tread Tire, Black &...
01-05-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,117
Posted By ollo_ollo

Wow Mark, Post # 7,777 I'm not going to recap...

Wow Mark, Post # 7,777 I'm not going to recap the heights/depths of my 2019 but I got through it all and Cino was tops. I like this pic of a Wyoming couple enjoying our Saturday lunch stop...
01-04-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,432
Posted By ollo_ollo

Better to leave them up the tree with newly...

Better to leave them up the tree with newly learned fear of man & dog.
01-03-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,432
Posted By ollo_ollo

Wasn't advocating hunting in National Parks, just...

Wasn't advocating hunting in National Parks, just thought it would be a good way to get hunters & pack hound guys to support your re-introduction.
01-03-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,597
Posted By ollo_ollo

Generally true, but $300 ask was less than its...

Generally true, but $300 ask was less than its new sail. Down in cheap aluminum rowboat territory, a no brainer.
01-03-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,432
Posted By ollo_ollo

Fine by me if they bring back hound hunting bears...

Fine by me if they bring back hound hunting bears & cougars too. bing pics ...
12-31-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 34,069
Posted By ollo_ollo

Drillium Dude You just inspired me! Matthaeser...

Drillium Dude You just inspired me! Matthaeser pad trim paint added onto my "to do" list, and my garage floor could use a color treatment like the background of your next two.pics, if only I can...
Forum: Introductions
12-31-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 496
Posted By ollo_ollo

Welcome Locomotief. We're always pleased to add...

Welcome Locomotief. We're always pleased to add another "Shed full of bikes" member. Don
12-30-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,597
Posted By ollo_ollo

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1964 Naples Sabot (CL ad pic)...
12-30-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 34,069
Posted By ollo_ollo

Not very artsy. Best I have and longing for...

Not very artsy. Best I have and longing for Spring!
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12-29-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7,224
Views: 1,840,200
Posted By ollo_ollo

Don't sell yourself short. Always thought I had...

Don't sell yourself short. Always thought I had Zero drawing ability, but 5 years ago, I made 2 screen doors for my son. Oldest grand daughter was a cheerleader at Oregon State U. (Their Beaver...
12-28-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7,224
Views: 1,840,200
Posted By ollo_ollo

Some black paint, a small, fine brush and...

Some black paint, a small, fine brush and freehand a Deore head back on that rear DR! Problem Solved. Don
12-28-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By ollo_ollo

Have someone look at it, but I have seen Zero...

Have someone look at it, but I have seen Zero evidence of any rust on my small sample of a Grand Jubile Mixte, a Mens Grand Jubile, and a Mens Grand Record and their forks are no "softer" than any of...
12-28-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8,947
Views: 837,621
Posted By ollo_ollo

Tried to edit in a current pic to my Post # 8028...

Tried to edit in a current pic to my Post # 8028 above, but it just displaced the original comment & pics which are preserved in # 8029 below. Oh well....Don
12-25-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8,947
Views: 837,621
Posted By ollo_ollo

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Changed Bars/Levers/Cables, added a Titanium Vetta SL Saddle.
12-23-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,888
Posted By ollo_ollo

Here's my 73 SC. A veteran of the BF Clunker 100...

Here's my 73 SC. A veteran of the BF Clunker 100 challenge a few years ago, so less than $100 into it. Bought her very cheap in Portland, OR as a partly there frameset. Missing wheels, bottom...
12-23-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,597
Posted By ollo_ollo

+1...With bobber & bait, I never caught 2 fish in...

+1...With bobber & bait, I never caught 2 fish in a row on 2 casts soon as line hit the water, but it is a frequent occurrence with flies. Don
12-20-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,297
Posted By ollo_ollo

Mildly obsessed, but no problem. It's all GOOD! ...

Mildly obsessed, but no problem. It's all GOOD! Don
12-20-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3,306
Views: 278,612
Posted By ollo_ollo

But spent a few months getting ...

But spent a few months getting
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1982 300SD
THIS road worthy again. It had been...
12-20-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3,306
Views: 278,612
Posted By ollo_ollo

These, as found: ...

These, as found:
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1991 XO-2...
12-20-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
Posted By ollo_ollo

RIP Frank, greatly appreciate all your work. ...

RIP Frank, greatly appreciate all your work. Visiting my wife yesterday, noticed this on a nearby headstone "See you soon" Don
12-16-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 875
Posted By ollo_ollo

Thought to add my experience of the San Marco...

Thought to add my experience of the San Marco Regal to this thread. They were on sale a while back, offering the classic looks and durability of leather plus comfort. I always liked their Rolls...
12-06-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,862
Posted By ollo_ollo

Both of the Fisher bikes have clearance for...

Both of the Fisher bikes have clearance for bigger tires. Those are 2" on the HK-II now, and with fenders off, could go way larger. Don
12-06-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,862
Posted By ollo_ollo

Bad case of N+1 lately: Noticed old mt. bike...

Bad case of N+1 lately:
Noticed old mt. bike prices were low, so I got a 95 Schwinn Moab Anniversary Edition, added tires, fenders, saddle, lights & scraps of bar tape. Now it's my favorite errand...
12-06-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 31,386
Posted By ollo_ollo

Posted before, here is my 87? Specialized Sirrus,...

Posted before, here is my 87? Specialized Sirrus, a $25 frame/fork passed on to me from a guy who collects vintage Mountain bikes. Painted with a brush just to see how color combo looked & did a...
12-06-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,850
Posted By ollo_ollo

Question re assembly pic above: Did they really...

Question re assembly pic above: Did they really mount & cable the shifters/derailleurs prior to decals? Or did Zeus sell bikes with a decal delete option? Don
12-06-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,850
Posted By ollo_ollo

When I had the repairs done & overhauled mine,...

When I had the repairs done & overhauled mine, the decal set I found had no headbadge. Only just found a head tube decal a few years ago & added it onto son's bike. I'll try to take some current...
12-06-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,850
Posted By ollo_ollo

Haven't looked closely at the bike since...

Haven't looked closely at the bike since restoration. It lives in my son's basement this time of year. Will check next time I visit, but think fork dropouts were Zeus like the frame. Bottom...
12-01-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,850
Posted By ollo_ollo

Found this one by just missing on a Panasonic,...

Found this one by just missing on a Panasonic, then asking seller if he had any other "old" bikes for sale. He offered a "really light" bike, of unknown make which he had crashed & put in his shed. ...
11-25-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,298
Posted By ollo_ollo

Appears the Germans altered their patterns a bit...

Appears the Germans altered their patterns a bit since 1933 :)
11-23-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,981
Posted By ollo_ollo

Well, I'm 79 and hoped to do another decade or so...

Well, I'm 79 and hoped to do another decade or so before hanging up my CV bikes. (I know you're referring to the old bike vs parts dilemma, not the rider, but seems to me easier to keep an old bike...
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