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10-15-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 209
Posted By xiaoman1

PB, Just looking at the condition of the bike I...

PB,
Just looking at the condition of the bike I can tell that it was really a cherished possession...a beautiful find but a sad story about why it was being let go.
Take good care of it!
Best, Ben
Forum: Introductions
10-15-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 78
Posted By xiaoman1

Welcome to the Forum....lots of information to...

Welcome to the Forum....lots of information to keep your stable in great condition.
Best, Ben
10-15-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 52,393
Views: 7,069,629
Posted By xiaoman1

They pop up often and some of the times the...

They pop up often and some of the times the seller asks for a deposit before bringing them to SoCal. The bikes are often high end and priced low.
Has anyone bought a bike from one from these adds,...
Forum: Introductions
10-15-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By xiaoman1

CD, That's quite a commute no wonder you are able...

CD, That's quite a commute no wonder you are able to have that well-rested look...welcome to BF's. :thumb:
Best,Ben
Forum: Introductions
10-14-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By xiaoman1

Ride on! Ben

Ride on!
Ben
Forum: Introductions
10-14-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 62
Posted By xiaoman1

insideimoutside, Welcome to Bike forums, we are...

insideimoutside,
Welcome to Bike forums, we are always glad to have new members from the Great White North join us. I think that you will find a lot of bicycle camaraderie here, we all like to share...
10-13-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 340
Posted By xiaoman1

That's really a beauty and the price was super...

That's really a beauty and the price was super good...stack height on the for seems rather....
Good luck with the build, Ben
10-13-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 918
Posted By xiaoman1

Nice frame and glad it was not my size! :p Ben

Nice frame and glad it was not my size! :p
Ben
Forum: Introductions
10-13-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 133
Posted By xiaoman1

Welcome to BF, Ben

Welcome to BF, Ben
Forum: Introductions
10-13-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 87
Posted By xiaoman1

I remember when I used to go to Tokyo and Sendai...

I remember when I used to go to Tokyo and Sendai at the universty there were TONS and TONS of abandoned bikes just languishing around the buildings.
I saw some great rides but did not know how to...
Forum: Introductions
10-13-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By xiaoman1

adnaloyespinosa, Welcome to Bike forum's there...

adnaloyespinosa,
Welcome to Bike forum's there are a lot of great people on the forum with a wealth of information...what are you currently riding?
Best, Ben
10-13-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,337
Posted By xiaoman1

Yeah, the halogens tended to warm things up a...

Yeah, the halogens tended to warm things up a lot. I put on the other red saddle that I had and it's also the wrong hue. I tried a white one and it seems right, maybe a change of the cables too....
Forum: Introductions
10-13-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By xiaoman1

:thumb: Ben

:thumb:
Ben
Forum: Introductions
10-12-19, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By xiaoman1

Flarc01, Welcome to the "enablers" forum, you...

Flarc01,
Welcome to the "enablers" forum, you will find many friends to provide you the wisdom and fortitude to continue to add to your addiction (collection). :p
Best, Ben
10-12-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,337
Posted By xiaoman1

due ruote, I like that analogy! Rob,...

due ruote,
I like that analogy!



Rob,
I know what you mean, it looked good in the studio but in the natural light a bit brown....I have another one that I think is redder and will try that...
10-12-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,337
Posted By xiaoman1

saddle...

saddle choice?https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_2571_f7f0e96a66ecd634938f19735d8d3b79b53ad064.jpg
???
Forum: Introductions
10-12-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By xiaoman1

Hey FF, Nice to have a new member from Iowa...

Hey FF,
Nice to have a new member from Iowa join us here on BF...take it easy while trying to get back in the saddle, glad to see that you are looking at a new ride to get you back into...
Forum: Introductions
10-12-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By xiaoman1

kbugeli, Welcome to Bike forums...that 78 TX900...

kbugeli,
Welcome to Bike forums...that 78 TX900 sounds nice...get your post count up and post some pics of it. Welcome Again, Ben
10-12-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,337
Posted By xiaoman1

Thanks, yours looks great....I am wrapping my...

Thanks, yours looks great....I am wrapping my bars today...finished lubing the BB and axles and did a little more cleaning.
I may switch out the black Selle for a red or white one but not sure...
10-11-19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13,637
Views: 2,765,937
Posted By xiaoman1

I recognize that garage, great score! Ben

I recognize that garage, great score!
Ben
Forum: Introductions
10-11-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 87
Posted By xiaoman1

N00b Cyclist, Glad to have you on board, I used...

N00b Cyclist,
Glad to have you on board, I used to see a lot of classic rides in Japan. They were just sitting on the street and being used as daily riders.
I hope you can snag a few while you are...
10-11-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By xiaoman1

FF, I received my rings today and I can say...

FF,
I received my rings today and I can say they are super good looking...a great price and super fast shipping...I know just where these will bolt-on.
Thanks Again, Ben
10-11-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 742
Posted By xiaoman1

What happened tho the tape measurer? :p

What happened tho the tape measurer? :p
10-10-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 742
Posted By xiaoman1

You will need a level surface too..it looks more...

You will need a level surface too..it looks more than a 1/4 inch to my old eyes and that combined with the nonparallel bike to wall "exaggerates" the drop. :thumb:
Ben
10-10-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 742
Posted By xiaoman1

RC, The bike appears to be at an angle to the...

RC,
The bike appears to be at an angle to the rear wall, causing the appearance of the sloping tube...as mentioned best to check with a tape. :thumb:
Best, Ben
10-10-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By xiaoman1

Residue on Benotto Tape...common?

Hi,
I am finishing up on my Tofeo and had some NOS (old) Benotto tricolor tape and when I opened the package there seemed to be an oily residue on it.
I don't remember having to wipe this off of...
Forum: Introductions
10-09-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By xiaoman1

GnipGnop, What a collection of rides, very glad...

GnipGnop,
What a collection of rides, very glad to hear that you kept your father's Colnago...get you post count up to 10 so that you can post some pics.
Welcome to Bike forums, Ben
Forum: Introductions
10-09-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By xiaoman1

Dc Bike Blogger, What an impressive resume, I...

Dc Bike Blogger,
What an impressive resume, I really enjoyed reading through some of your blog I am sure that you will have a lot to contribute to the forum.
My best to you, Ben
Forum: Introductions
10-09-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By xiaoman1

Mark, Welcome to Bike forums, riding is a great...

Mark,
Welcome to Bike forums, riding is a great way to stay health..glad that you are back in the saddle. :thumb:
Best, Ben
10-08-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,337
Posted By xiaoman1

Its getting there..changed the bars and added...

Its getting there..changed the bars and added the...
10-08-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By xiaoman1

I sold a new pair awhile ago and to my surprise,...

I sold a new pair awhile ago and to my surprise, I found another pair in storage and am a happy camper! :thumb:
Best, Ben
10-08-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 177,157
Posted By xiaoman1

I started a thread but will also post here I...

I started a thread but will also post here I bought this sad-looking Torfeo last week on CL for a...
Forum: Introductions
10-08-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By xiaoman1

IdeorFan, Not familiar with the brand you are...

IdeorFan,
Not familiar with the brand you are mentioning but I am sure that others will chime in, I want to welcome you to Bike forums...much information and a lot of great members to share ideas...
Forum: Introductions
10-08-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By xiaoman1

Hello....:p Why not tell us a bit more about...

Hello....:p
Why not tell us a bit more about yourself?
Ben
Forum: Introductions
10-08-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
New
Views: 116
Posted By xiaoman1

ezsolt, A warm welcome to Bike forums, there is...

ezsolt,
A warm welcome to Bike forums, there is a lot of information and a lot of members that love T.
Best, Ben
Forum: Introductions
10-08-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 172
Posted By xiaoman1

Hello Scott, It sounds like you are well on...

Hello Scott,
It sounds like you are well on your way to becoming a person that will need to build a separate garage to hold your collection of bikes....may of us are faced with having a few too...
10-08-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By xiaoman1

I'll take a couple...Ben

I'll take a couple...Ben
10-06-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,337
Posted By xiaoman1

I went to the LBS for the loose bearings and that...

I went to the LBS for the loose bearings and that solved the indexing problem with the headset. The Paint on the bike polished up very well.
The chrome on the chainring bolts seems problematic and I...
Forum: Introductions
10-06-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By xiaoman1

OUmillenium, Welcome to Bike forums there are a...

OUmillenium,
Welcome to Bike forums there are a lot of great folks here that can help you find the parts for your build.
Best, Ben
10-06-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17,851
Views: 2,799,759
Posted By xiaoman1

+1 :p Ben

+1 :p Ben
10-06-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 732
Posted By xiaoman1

Nomadmax, All I can say is D#$M!!!!!!! Best,...

Nomadmax,
All I can say is D#$M!!!!!!!
Best, Ben
Forum: Introductions
10-06-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By xiaoman1

Hello Paul, Welcome back after your 7-year...

Hello Paul,
Welcome back after your 7-year hiatus a few things in the cycling world have changed since you last visited the site.
I am not well versed on hybrids but there is a subforum here with...
Forum: Introductions
10-05-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By xiaoman1

Let the party begin....get a few more replies and...

Let the party begin....get a few more replies and post some pics of the stuff you are working on.
Best, Ben
Forum: Introductions
10-05-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By xiaoman1

Welcome thepartsguy, Welcome from one...

Welcome thepartsguy,
Welcome from one "Gearhead" to another, after reading your brief intro I am sure that you will have a lot to contribute to the Forum.
I am into vintage so I can't offer much...
10-05-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,187
Posted By xiaoman1

Well Loved :love:

Well Loved :love:
10-05-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,337
Posted By xiaoman1

Well, when servicing the headset I found out...

Well, when servicing the headset I found out there is a bit of brinelling or indexing on the bottom race so I am off to the LBS for some loose bearings to see if it will solve the problem...wish me...
10-05-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,337
Posted By xiaoman1

Ollo Ollo, Thanks for the input, your bike...

Ollo Ollo,
Thanks for the input, your bike certainly does not look poor, in fact it looks great. It appears that mine is a around 1990 like your bike. I got mine for a bargain price too.
There are...
10-05-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 15,664
Posted By xiaoman1

Nice looking bike....I would suggest taking the...

Nice looking bike....I would suggest taking the frame to your local professional auto paint supplier, they have a book with all the paint sample colors from major manufacturers...I am sure you can...
10-05-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,187
Posted By xiaoman1

Wow, I should have gone deeper in this...

Wow, I should have gone deeper in this thread...original receipt as well as the bike that came with it, not original tires I hope.....:thumb:
Best, Ben
10-05-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,187
Posted By xiaoman1

Brent, Those were the Day's...I think you are a...

Brent,
Those were the Day's...I think you are a bit OCD, what else have you squirreled away? :D
Calling on those with access to a time machine.
Best, Ben
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