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08-04-20, 07:52 PM
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Posted By 3alarmer

...when you have great leadership again,...

...when you have great leadership again, everything is easier. :)
08-04-20, 07:23 PM
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Views: 257
Posted By 3alarmer

...sacrificing enough of the populace is one...

...sacrificing enough of the populace is one solution.
08-04-20, 02:42 PM
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Views: 276
Posted By 3alarmer

...if you go to a place that is a specialty auto...

...if you go to a place that is a specialty auto paints store, they usually have it in stock. They also make a primer, which you can buy at the same places, which works very well. I only use the...
Forum: Foo
08-04-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14,256
Views: 819,063
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...a big Star Trek fan , he has modified his...

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...a big Star Trek fan , he has modified his own homeless RV to resemble the Enterprise shuttle.
He likes to sit in the Captains chair and say, "Make it so." Which is lost on a lot of people. :(...
08-04-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 257
Posted By 3alarmer

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08-04-20, 10:14 AM
08-04-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 214
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...Davidson made some nice bikes. I have a...

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...Davidson made some nice bikes. I have a couple that showed up here, but a little earlier than that one, I think. Good deal that whoever it is kept the original fork. It took me over a year to...
Replies: 19
Views: 402
Posted By 3alarmer

...mine had some very similar cosmetic flaws....

...mine had some very similar cosmetic flaws. There was some paint flaking and rust in several spots under the top tube, the cable guides were paint free and rusty, that chrome fork was starting to...
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Views: 402
Posted By 3alarmer

....turns out my frame, which was sold to me as...

....turns out my frame, which was sold to me as "early to mid 70's" is also a 1980, with the telltale pantographed stay caps and recessed brake bolt bridge. I don't think it will make that much...
08-04-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 257
Posted By 3alarmer

...I don't suppose for a moment you are alone in...

...I don't suppose for a moment you are alone in your observations. And I don't see any quick and dirty way out of the economic apocalypse we are about to experience as a nation. At this point in...
Replies: 19
Views: 402
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...on value, I bought an early 70's Colnago...

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...on value, I bought an early 70's Colnago Super (frame only) here in NorCal a few weeks back for $350. It needed some paint work, which I am now doing myself. For some reason the complete...
08-03-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 276
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I do restorations on bikes like this every...

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...I do restorations on bikes like this every couple of years, and in this case, if there is not a problem with heavy internal rust, I'd skip doing the OA bath, and simply strip, sand, prime, and...
08-03-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 230
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...Argentina (and SA in general) is not...

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...Argentina (and SA in general) is not exactly new to bicycles. Are there no sources of used bicycles, like scrap yards and the like, similar to what we use for this purpose here ? I used to...
08-03-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 230
Posted By 3alarmer

https://www.ebay.fr/itm/vintage-40-50-Olmo-seat-cl...

https://www.ebay.fr/itm/vintage-40-50-Olmo-seat-clamp-morsetto-reggisella-collarino-seatclamp/293234042582?hash=item44461c66d6:g:xcMAAOSwMwddgAbp

...75 euro is a lot of money for this part, but...
08-03-20, 11:58 AM
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Views: 230
Posted By 3alarmer

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...if you are talking about these, they got used on almost everything those guys...
Forum: Foo
08-03-20, 11:33 AM
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Posted By 3alarmer

. ...in his youth, he once got to third base...

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...in his youth, he once got to third base with an Apollo astronaut.
08-03-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 257
Posted By 3alarmer

One-Third of New York’s Small Businesses May Be Gone Forever

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...this **** is gonna get real now. :trainwreck: (https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/03/nyregion/nyc-small-businesses-closing-coronavirus.html)
08-03-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 19,351
Views: 3,161,240
Posted By 3alarmer

...full aero Fred. That's how he straight kills...

...full aero Fred. That's how he straight kills them on the downhills on the Central park loop. :)
Forum: Foo
08-02-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14,256
Views: 819,063
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...a lot of people are saying that he would...

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...a lot of people are saying that he would lie with more gravitas if he could bring himself to wear pants. Not me necessarily, but a lot of people.
08-02-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 930
Posted By 3alarmer

...I spent the better part of a school year back...

...I spent the better part of a school year back in high school translating stuff about the Greek horror of popular democracy, back in high school. So I don't need to read Heinlein to know where it...
08-02-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 28,828
Posted By 3alarmer

...probably not the best forum for such...

...probably not the best forum for such questions. Just sayin' .:innocent: I don't want to say anything bad about the road forum, so I won't say anything at all about the road forum. Thumper's mom...
08-02-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 701
Posted By 3alarmer

...the chrome Paramount goes with me into the...

...the chrome Paramount goes with me into the afterlife. You guys can have everything else. :)
08-02-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 701
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...you might already know this, but you can...

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...you might already know this, but you can figure out the freewheel threading on those by taking an adjustable (RH) standard threaded BB cup and screwing it into the socket (very...
08-02-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 692
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...used to be, when I bought a bike on CL...

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...used to be, when I bought a bike on CL that came with Gatorskins, I used to swap them out and give the Gatorskins to the co-op. I hope someone got some use from them. Some of the stuff coming...
Forum: Foo
08-02-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14,256
Views: 819,063
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...used to smoke smelt, but in the absence of...

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...used to smoke smelt, but in the absence of them due to climate change he has switched to smoking farm raised salmon. And some other stuff, best left unnamed because of the legal ramifications.
08-02-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 930
Posted By 3alarmer

...no. Just no. My standard is very simple. If...

...no. Just no. My standard is very simple. If you vote, you ought to do a little better at following the issues than Fox News and Giants games, and Twitter and Facebook don't count. Seems pretty...
08-02-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 930
Posted By 3alarmer

...on this note, I am every bit as invested in an...

...on this note, I am every bit as invested in an economic recovery in this country, and in my home state of California, as are you in your own place of living. Where we might disagree is on how best...
08-02-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 164
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...this is also my experience (better...

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...this is also my experience (better quality) with Tange sealed units. There's something else going on, but I have no idea what it is.
If it were me, I'd switch to using a nylon plastic...
08-02-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 937
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I would downsize, but it would take away...

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...I would downsize, but it would take away valuable time from working on my current projects. :o
08-02-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By 3alarmer

...this ^^^. It's pretty routine in dealing with...

...this ^^^. It's pretty routine in dealing with cottered cranks (once you have the proper diameter pin, (which in this case is likely 9mm) to have to file or grind the flats to fit your particular...
08-02-20, 11:00 AM
08-02-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 930
Posted By 3alarmer

...firstly, my own experience and observation of...

...firstly, my own experience and observation of the body politic here leads me to a much lower opinion of the level at which it started out. What has happened, in my own opinion, is that the age of...
Forum: Foo
08-02-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14,256
Views: 819,063
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...has never, ever turned and given a dirty...

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...has never, ever turned and given a dirty look to the guy standing next to him, after farting in an elevator.
Forum: Foo
08-01-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 14,256
Views: 819,063
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...he's nobody's baby now. ...

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...he's nobody's baby now.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7yq74GXpUA
08-01-20, 10:47 PM
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08-01-20, 10:41 PM
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Posted By 3alarmer

. ...loves shortenin' bread.

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...loves shortenin' bread.
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Views: 399
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...the better Crescent bikes like this I've...

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...the better Crescent bikes like this I've seen in person have all been rebranded import frames. For a long time they were French produced, but I haven't a clue on this one in the photos.
Forum: Foo
08-01-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14,256
Views: 819,063
Posted By 3alarmer

... ...in the same way he objects to societal...

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...in the same way he objects to societal mandates to wear pants, he feels doors are an imposition on his personal freedoms. He likes to walk up to a house of someone he doesn't know, open the...
08-01-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 397
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...it's easier to give some speculation if...

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...it's easier to give some speculation if you show a photo of the QR and the dropout with teh wheel installed, and the axle ends with the QR release in place but loose, with the wheel...
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08-01-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14,256
Views: 819,063
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...stands ever vigilant by his front door,...

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...stands ever vigilant by his front door, prepared to repel boarders. Which is not difficult, given his poor personal hygiene. The porch pirates look for easier targets when you never bathe or...
Forum: Foo
08-01-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14,256
Views: 819,063
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...those mysterious packets showing up in the...

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...those mysterious packets showing up in the mail here are the product of a brushing scam, initiated by his demon seed business.
Forum: Foo
08-01-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14,256
Views: 819,063
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...accidentally discovered years ago that the...

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...accidentally discovered years ago that the sex demons are attracted to people without pants.
Forum: Foo
08-01-20, 01:14 AM
Replies: 14,256
Views: 819,063
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...at the Tuesday night karaoke events, in...

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...at the Tuesday night karaoke events, in the Dew Drop Inne, over off 101 outside Humptulips, he only sings to the greatest hits of the artist formerly known as Prince.
08-01-20, 01:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 867
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I am currently building up two bikes from...

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...I am currently building up two bikes from frames I've done some paint repairs on. I will be building new wheels for both of them, and using hubs and other components from stuff I have, mostly....
07-31-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,830
Posted By 3alarmer

...I got the last one wrong, so you should...

...I got the last one wrong, so you should probably ask someone else here. :(
That said, I have the feeling that a lot of the angry idiots who voted last time, in 2016, now have some buyer's...
Forum: Foo
07-31-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14,256
Views: 819,063
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...not kind of wishing right now he could...

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...not kind of wishing right now he could land a sweet gig like that.
07-31-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,830
Posted By 3alarmer

...my people are from around Oshawa and...

...my people are from around Oshawa and Blackport. They came here to work on the railroads, and stayed. I don't know if weather was the reason. We have a winter here. You would probably call it an...
07-31-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,830
Posted By 3alarmer

...but it's a dry heat. :) ...if you...

...but it's a dry heat. :)



...if you live in various places around the US, you start to realize that (very generally...and it might have changed since I did this), there is more attention to...
07-31-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,830
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...every Canadian who dri...

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...every Canadian who dri (https://www.abtemple.org/index.php?store=2)ves anywhere in the worst days of winter understands the social contract.
We would do a lot better here if more people were...
Replies: 20
Views: 399
Posted By 3alarmer

. ....yes.

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....yes.
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