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01-10-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By gaucho777

Somewhere, a widow is showing off her cleaned-out...

Somewhere, a widow is showing off her cleaned-out garage...

;)
Forum: Commuting
01-10-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 438
Posted By gaucho777

Bizman (PA)...

Bizman (PA) ____________________________________________ 112 (132 total YTD)
Atvar (ITA) _____________________________________________ 41.0 mi (67 Km)
mgw4jc...
01-07-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,158
Posted By gaucho777

My strong recommendation is to keep the Rally...

My strong recommendation is to keep the Rally tires for spares and start your venture into tubulars on tubulars with removable valve cores. This will allow you to apply sealant on the road in case of...
01-03-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 53,640
Views: 7,488,437
Posted By gaucho777

Nice (restored) mid-80s, 58cm Cinelli Supercorsa....

Nice (restored) mid-80s, 58cm Cinelli Supercorsa. Not cheap at $1300, but not unreasonable either, and maybe room for negotiation?
...
12-17-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,319
Posted By gaucho777

I'll defer to pastorbobnlnh 's experience, since...

I'll defer to pastorbobnlnh 's experience, since he's opened up more FWs that I ever will. However, I've been riding Regina freewheels regularly for many years, and love 'em. That said, my...
12-12-19, 01:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,166
Posted By gaucho777

I was wondering the same. Looks to me like a...

I was wondering the same. Looks to me like a Super Record with a different logo? I see the close up of the RD on page 2, with the "Campagnolo Prestige" decal, but that's a new one to me. The Magni...
12-11-19, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By gaucho777

I'd never heard of this product, so I did a bit...

I'd never heard of this product, so I did a bit of searching. You've probably already read as much, but I did find comments in some auto forums about Iron-X. (For example:...
12-11-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,166
Posted By gaucho777

+1. I stopped at page 1 and then went back to...

+1. I stopped at page 1 and then went back to the thread to look for the pics of spare parts. WOW!!!
12-11-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,889
Posted By gaucho777

Congrats! What a neat project! Looking forward to...

Congrats! What a neat project! Looking forward to seeing your progress. I hope everything come apart without too much resistance. :thumb:
12-10-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 389
Posted By gaucho777

Thanks for the photo essay. Instead of the...

Thanks for the photo essay.

Instead of the string, a trick I've started doing (necessity being the mother of invention - pastorbobnlnh you listening?) is to use a thin picture-hanging wire. The...
11-18-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14,609
Views: 1,400,320
Posted By gaucho777

Happy belated b-day jimmuller!

Happy belated b-day jimmuller!
11-14-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,627
Posted By gaucho777

The other team bikes I've seen do not have the...

The other team bikes I've seen do not have the fastback treatment. It's possible that a La Vie Claire rider had a personal/custom bike that was repainted in the team livery, but I rather doubt cut...
11-13-19, 02:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,627
Posted By gaucho777

jyl, Looking forward to seeing this get built up!...

jyl, Looking forward to seeing this get built up! I see no reason to doubt it's authentic. All the build details are correct.



I think I may have added to this confusion. My frame had a repair...
11-13-19, 01:37 AM
Replies: 14,609
Views: 1,400,320
Posted By gaucho777

I was down south in the Westlake Village/Agoura...

I was down south in the Westlake Village/Agoura area (north of L.A.) visiting family this weekend. I brought my De Rosa this time. It's always a pleasure to hit some of the roads I used to ride when...
11-04-19, 11:26 PM
Replies: 14,609
Views: 1,400,320
Posted By gaucho777

I haven't checked in on this thread lately, and...

I haven't checked in on this thread lately, and I've been missing out. Great shots everyone! Love all the fall colors. The closest I can offer is a smokey California sunset over the bay (this from...
10-31-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By gaucho777

^+1 to 3alarmer above. I buy a small 12-oz. tub...

^+1 to 3alarmer above. I buy a small 12-oz. tub of Savogran Wood Bleach at Ace Hardware, then mix about 1 tablespoon per gallon of water. Cost is ~$10. It goes a long way.
Forum: Commuting
10-24-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 977
Views: 42,341
Posted By gaucho777

augustgarage (CA) __________ 7303.5 (8056.3...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 7303.5 (8056.3 total) [153/165]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 6811 (7248 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 4935 (8020 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________...
10-22-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,179
Posted By gaucho777

All my bikes' gear ranges (except the MTB) are...

All my bikes' gear ranges (except the MTB) are pretty similar. Most of my road bikes are set up with 39/53 x 13-26 on tubulars with a ~39"-108" range.

However, the high end of this range is...
10-22-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14,609
Views: 1,400,320
Posted By gaucho777

^Cool pic. That takes some chutzpah to ride...

^Cool pic. That takes some chutzpah to ride no-handed over all those leaves. We're expecting temps close to 90-degrees in the SF Bay Area, so still in the Indian Summer phase here.
--
For me, just...
10-22-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 52,642
Posted By gaucho777

I sometimes pass this C&V 4-wheeler on my way to...

I sometimes pass this C&V 4-wheeler on my way to work:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48945172596_12ab8dedd5_k.jpg
10-22-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 656
Posted By gaucho777

I don't have much of a collection, but this...

I don't have much of a collection, but this Clement cap gets a lot of regular use. I sweat heavily, so I like to ride with a cap under my helmet to keep the sweat out of my eyes.
...
Forum: Commuting
10-18-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 977
Views: 42,341
Posted By gaucho777

augustgarage (CA) __________ 7303.5 (8056.3...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 7303.5 (8056.3 total) [153/165]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 6676 (7113 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 4935 (8020 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________...
10-15-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 53,640
Views: 7,488,437
Posted By gaucho777

Nice pair of new Avocet 20 touring shoes in size...

Nice pair of new Avocet 20 touring shoes in size 10 (not easy to find these in the larger sizes):...
Forum: Commuting
10-15-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 977
Views: 42,341
Posted By gaucho777

augustgarage (CA) __________ 7303.5 (8056.3...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 7303.5 (8056.3 total) [153/165]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 6598 (7035 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 4935 (8020 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________...
Forum: Commuting
10-08-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 977
Views: 42,341
Posted By gaucho777

augustgarage (CA) __________ 7303.5 (8056.3...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 7303.5 (8056.3 total) [153/165]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 6442 (6879 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 4935 (8020 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________...
10-05-19, 12:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,234
Posted By gaucho777

https://live.staticflickr.com/4574/38533390666_fe8...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4574/38533390666_fe81df2fa5_k.jpg
Forum: Commuting
10-04-19, 11:41 PM
Replies: 977
Views: 42,341
Posted By gaucho777

augustgarage (CA) __________ 7303.5 (8056.3...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 7303.5 (8056.3 total) [153/165]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 6316 (6753 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 4935 (8020 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 11:42 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,342
Posted By gaucho777

'73 Speedwell Titalite ...

'73 Speedwell Titalite
https://live.staticflickr.com/4416/37337954165_3a83b9d9d4_k.jpg

'86 LOOK Equipe
https://live.staticflickr.com/4399/37146965246_2ce04afd50_k.jpg
10-02-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 416
Posted By gaucho777

Where are all the Harry Quinn owners?

Where are all the Harry Quinn owners?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 216,990
Posted By gaucho777

I'm more of a vintage enthusiast, but a modern...

I'm more of a vintage enthusiast, but a modern DiNucci is at the top of my wish list. Every line is perfect to my eyes.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/dinuccicycles/
10-02-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5,787
Views: 484,212
Posted By gaucho777

Well, not necessarily the post, but I found this...

Well, not necessarily the post, but I found this box on my doorstep when I got home. A neighbor down the block sometimes sheds his old, unwanted parts--in this case, a half dozen vintage Chorus &...
Forum: Commuting
09-30-19, 01:31 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 42,341
Posted By gaucho777

augustgarage (CA) __________ 6398.4 (7180.8...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 6398.4 (7180.8 total) [135/147]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 6126 (6603 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 4303 (7240 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________...
09-24-19, 01:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 693
Posted By gaucho777

Gorgeous! What is the brass (?) embossed...

Gorgeous!

What is the brass (?) embossed clip in front of the DT shifters behind the head lug? Is that a lighting cable clip? Trouble you for a close-up?

(Drive-side toe strap needs a twist.)
Forum: Commuting
09-19-19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 977
Views: 42,341
Posted By gaucho777

augustgarage (CA) __________ 6398.4 (7180.8...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 6398.4 (7180.8 total) [135/147]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 5830 (6249 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 4303 (7240 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________...
09-17-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By gaucho777

^That's the Golden Ticket. Isn't a...

^That's the Golden Ticket.

Isn't a mismatched crankset the usual fix? What crank size do you typically run? You could switch to 165/170 or 170/175 and get most of the way there.

Shaping the...
09-14-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By gaucho777

+1 to the serial number format on the BB shell....

+1 to the serial number format on the BB shell. juvela, do you know how to interpret the Cilo serial number sequence for dating?

My Cilo (https://flic.kr/s/aHsm124z3K) is 70761. It's a great bike.
09-14-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14,609
Views: 1,400,320
Posted By gaucho777

No, I mistakenly said Moraga when I meant to say...

No, I mistakenly said Moraga when I meant to say Montclair. I started my ride from Honda of Oakland then headed for the hills en route back to Berkeley.
09-14-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14,609
Views: 1,400,320
Posted By gaucho777

I dropped the wife's car off for a service in...

I dropped the wife's car off for a service in Oakland, and then took the long way home through the East Bay Hills (through Moraga Montclair, out to Redwood Rd, Pinehurst, and back down Tunnel Rd. for...
09-14-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,671
Posted By gaucho777

hazetguy, I'll take two in black if you got 'em...

hazetguy, I'll take two in black if you got 'em (like the one shown on the scale).
Forum: Commuting
09-11-19, 01:22 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 42,341
Posted By gaucho777

augustgarage (CA) __________ 6398.4 (7180.8...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 6398.4 (7180.8 total) [135/147]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 5570 (5988 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 4303 (7240 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________...
09-06-19, 01:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,314
Posted By gaucho777

That's fantastic! I'm smitten. Looking forward to...

That's fantastic! I'm smitten. Looking forward to seeing what you do with it. Do you have the matching rear MAFAC GT caliper? Will this require a seat binder mounted hanger for the rear brake?
Forum: Commuting
09-04-19, 11:20 PM
Replies: 977
Views: 42,341
Posted By gaucho777

augustgarage (CA) __________ 6398.4 (7180.8...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 6398.4 (7180.8 total) [135/147]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 5343 (5700 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 4303 (7240 total)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________...
09-04-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 14,609
Views: 1,400,320
Posted By gaucho777

^Great pic, lovely backdrop. :thumb: ...

^Great pic, lovely backdrop. :thumb:

Drillium Dude, you keep a clean, Dude!
09-04-19, 11:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 341
Posted By gaucho777

Velobase is a wonderful resource for many...

Velobase is a wonderful resource for many categories of vintage parts. Here is a link to the velobase site for LOOK pedals:

VeloBase.com - Component Listing...
08-30-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1,383
Views: 121,334
Posted By gaucho777

Classtime, That looks good, I have a few extra...

Classtime, That looks good, I have a few extra pieces of hardwood flooring strips with grooves/channels on the bottom. They are a good fit for the base tape side of the tubulars. After repairing a...
Forum: Commuting
08-29-19, 11:52 PM
Replies: 977
Views: 42,341
Posted By gaucho777

augustgarage (CA) __________ 5526.4 (6133.5...

augustgarage (CA) __________ 5526.4 (6133.5 total) [116/128]
Bizman (PA) ________________ 4835 (5195 total miles YTD)
mgw4jc (NC) ________________ 3459
dschue5 (MN) _______________ 3010 (5211...
08-29-19, 11:30 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 32,616
Posted By gaucho777

After a nice summer hiatus (teacher), I resumed...

After a nice summer hiatus (teacher), I resumed biking to work last week. My commute is only about 4 miles each way, but it's a good 700' of loaded climbing to start the day.
...
08-08-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,421
Posted By gaucho777

I assume this happened while you were riding. Out...

I assume this happened while you were riding. Out of curiosity, what was the effect? Sudden pop? Immediately noticeable? We’re you able to ride home? Did you notice any signs (micro-cracks, paint...
08-06-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14,609
Views: 1,400,320
Posted By gaucho777

Great pics, northbend. Looks like a fun and...

Great pics, northbend. Looks like a fun and picturesque road. I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore. ;)
08-06-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By gaucho777

You should find the serial number on the inside...

You should find the serial number on the inside of the rear drive-side dropout.
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