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10-18-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,869
Posted By tkamd73

Youíll still be here, get a cup! Tim

Youíll still be here, get a cup!
Tim
10-17-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By tkamd73

You could also use copper vinyl wrap for a chain...

You could also use copper vinyl wrap for a chain stay protector, just cut to size. About a thousand choices on eBay. Personally I usually use clear 3M leading edge tape, cut to shape and apply using...
10-17-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By tkamd73

Yeah, initially looking at the pics, I thought it...

Yeah, initially looking at the pics, I thought it was 4 bikes, great find, have fun!
Tim
10-15-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,528
Posted By tkamd73

Figuring that out would take all the fun of...

Figuring that out would take all the fun of cycling, or any other pastime or hobby, thus I never do. Last thing I ever wanted to be, was an accountant.
Tim
10-15-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 874
Posted By tkamd73

Nice bar wrap job! Tim

Nice bar wrap job!
Tim
10-14-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,773
Posted By tkamd73

Really? Oh yeah, I like to blend in, especially...

Really? Oh yeah, I like to blend in, especially on the road, so the F150s can’t see me.
Tim
10-05-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,344
Posted By tkamd73

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1389/c8704f33_6851_44ea_a95e_3530ce12458b_0d7a7fa0417a43cbfaa3fcd78843d138de076526.jpeg
1977 Trek TX900
I actually took apart the 700c...
10-05-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,213
Posted By tkamd73

Usually feel that way around November in...

Usually feel that way around November in Wisconsin.
Tim
10-03-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 8,992
Posted By tkamd73

Got the email from Riv Thursday, unsubscribed...

Got the email from Riv Thursday, unsubscribed them. It will be permanent!
Tim
Replies: 12
Views: 558
Posted By tkamd73

It’s a pretty green, and it has the best...

It’s a pretty green, and it has the best kickstand ever. That’s all the positive stuff I got.
Tim
09-29-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 652
Posted By tkamd73

For 100 Bucks a lot of bikes are interesting. ...

For 100 Bucks a lot of bikes are interesting.
Tim
09-23-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,824
Posted By tkamd73

Thats what Loctite is for, been 3 years since I...

Thats what Loctite is for, been 3 years since I put the springs in the back.
Tim
Replies: 56
Views: 4,454
Posted By tkamd73

I guess we will be waiting for the estate sale...

I guess we will be waiting for the estate sale then.
Tim
09-11-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 480
Posted By tkamd73

Another will come up on eBay, if you have the...

Another will come up on eBay, if you have the time.
Tim
09-06-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,308
Posted By tkamd73

Yup, and maybe some of the Far Side, and ...

Yup, and maybe some of the Far Side, and definitely more Calvin and Hobbs.
Tim
09-03-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 480
Posted By tkamd73

Just buy the one on eBay and install it,...

Just buy the one on eBay and install it, simplest, and cheapest solution.
Tim
09-03-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 617
Posted By tkamd73

With gray, and neutral decals, you can do just...

With gray, and neutral decals, you can do just about anything. If it were mine I’d do yellow tape and housing, celeste would also look good, but hard to really go wrong here. Whatever floats your...
09-03-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,088
Posted By tkamd73

Usually, wave, nod, or some other form of...

Usually, wave, nod, or some other form of acknowledgement here, lots of “good mornings” exchanged on the MUP.
Tim
09-01-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 645
Posted By tkamd73

No, but they are great for keeping your foot...

No, but they are great for keeping your foot placement on the pedals when wearing boots or some other footwear not normal for cycling. I assume your referring to something like the MKS half clip...
08-31-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 601
Posted By tkamd73

They do, 71 Sports Tourer, pretty much same...

They do, 71 Sports Tourer, pretty much same frame. Have 32s on it, could probably get 35s on there, but that’s about it.
Tim

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08-25-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,248
Posted By tkamd73

Then there is always that new bike smell. Tim

Then there is always that new bike smell.
Tim
08-17-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,590
Posted By tkamd73

To put directly, not a chance! Tim

To put directly, not a chance!
Tim
08-14-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,255
Posted By tkamd73

Memories get pretty distorted by time, yet we all...

Memories get pretty distorted by time, yet we all have to keep relearning that.
Tim
08-04-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,806
Posted By tkamd73

I don’t get facebook. Tim

I don’t get facebook.
Tim
08-04-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,498
Posted By tkamd73

Whose taking it personally? This is what I hate...

Whose taking it personally? This is what I hate about texted conversation, sarcasm and humor are totally lost, do I really have to use a smiley emoji? Is there even a sarcasm emoji? If we were having...
08-04-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,498
Posted By tkamd73

Why are you surprised that top down is favored on...

Why are you surprised that top down is favored on the CV forum, some of us are Luddites here, and proud of it! If your tape job is peeling or slipping, you didn’t do it right, I’ve never even had an...
08-03-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 33,147
Posted By tkamd73

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1493/09ce6f36_3bc6_4011_ad98_784ed23c0179_e8ce3e4a088a0c5a168122813e58c7afa535bcfd.jpeg
1991 Paramount OS
08-03-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,498
Posted By tkamd73

If the plug is a tight fit a rubber mallet comes...

If the plug is a tight fit a rubber mallet comes in handy. Top down with adhesive tape is a no-brainer, never had it unravel gripping the bars. Prefer a clean look at the top of the bars.
Tim
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07-31-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,411
Posted By tkamd73

Underachiever, you need a go-fund-me page! Tim

Underachiever, you need a go-fund-me page!
Tim
07-31-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By tkamd73

I donít know about best, but not wanting to put...

I donít know about best, but not wanting to put CR18s on a high end bike, I found these on eBay. Pretty happy with them after a couple of hundred miles, and they look right on the bike.
Tim
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07-23-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By tkamd73

Thanks, just found a new project. Tim

Thanks, just found a new project.
Tim
07-23-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,099
Posted By tkamd73

Yeah, he is a little proud of himself, and...

Yeah, he is a little proud of himself, and justifiably so, but any healthy biker that’s under 73, is one up on him. But honestly, I read the post 5 times and could not detect any political content....
07-20-20, 05:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,645
Posted By tkamd73

Why Not? Tim

Why Not?
Tim
07-18-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,182
Posted By tkamd73

Welcome to the club! Tim

Welcome to the club!
Tim
07-17-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,469
Posted By tkamd73

Sorry, but I prefer to drive without bikes around...

Sorry, but I prefer to drive without bikes around me, and I prefer to bike without cars around me. I really enjoy both activities, just like to keep them separated.
Obviously doesnít always work out...
07-16-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 716
Posted By tkamd73

This is in chapter 10 of my Park Tool School...

This is in chapter 10 of my Park Tool School instructor manual.
Tim

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07-13-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By tkamd73

Used have the same problem, I think it’s called...

Used have the same problem, I think it’s called half-hiemers or CRS, ( Can’t Remember **** ), as a solution, I decided to bring just a phone and credit card on all rides from my house, less then 40...
07-12-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 971
Posted By tkamd73

Nice find, love the orange, bought a new Sports...

Nice find, love the orange, bought a new Sports Tourer in 72, wish I still had it. A few months ago found a late 71 frame, Had it been the whole bike I probably would have restored it to stock. Frame...
07-10-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,155
Posted By tkamd73

None of my bikes are there. Tim

None of my bikes are there.
Tim
07-09-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,481
Posted By tkamd73

Welcome to the club! Tim

Welcome to the club!
Tim
07-09-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,408
Posted By tkamd73

Me as of now. Thanks to this thread, and...

Me as of now. Thanks to this thread, and specifically a post by AlmostTrick. Based on a 71 Schwinn Sports Tourer, frame mods, repaint, decals, and wheel build by Yellow Jersey, in Arlington WI. Only...
07-01-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By tkamd73

Having to write stuff down, takes all the fun out...

Having to write stuff down, takes all the fun out of a project, especially hobby projects. Currently redoing a 71 Schwinn Sports Tourer, This ain’t rocket science, pretty basic stuff.
Tim
07-01-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,153
Posted By tkamd73

Really nothing better then a Suntour Cyclone GT...

Really nothing better then a Suntour Cyclone GT for that bike.
Tim
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06-12-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,678
Posted By tkamd73

You can get an awesome bike for under 1K, just...

You can get an awesome bike for under 1K, just won’t be new.
Tim
06-11-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 872
Posted By tkamd73

I love that stuff, easy to use, lasts forever. I...

I love that stuff, easy to use, lasts forever. I put 3 layers on my Trek TX900, blue then silver, then light blue. Top down of course!
Tim

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06-10-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,868
Posted By tkamd73

How does all that crap, compare with a rare...

How does all that crap, compare with a rare vintage frame set, that you have been wanting? Doesnít sound like instant gratification to me, unless it really isnít all that rare.
Tim
06-10-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,868
Posted By tkamd73

Buy It, otherwise you’ll be on your deathbed...

Buy It, otherwise you’ll be on your deathbed someday, wishing you had. At our age, Time and experiences much more important then money.
Tim
06-05-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,506
Posted By tkamd73

Don’t need to know, just don’t hit me. As for...

Don’t need to know, just don’t hit me. As for your little bell, I’ve been around jet engines most of my life, so can’t hear it. So on your left works, if you feel the need to announce yourself. Don’t...
06-03-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,475
Posted By tkamd73

That, and people tend to be more thin- skinned...

That, and people tend to be more thin- skinned and easily offended these days.. Iím into bikes, mostly CV, but others too, basically just use the forums to mine information, and possibly help out, if...
05-27-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,578
Posted By tkamd73

That’s not even close to dead, have fun! Tim

That’s not even close to dead, have fun!
Tim
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