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11-30-22, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 452
Posted By xiaoman1

Oh... those are very nice....I see an opportunity...

Oh... those are very nice....I see an opportunity for a gofundme here.
Best, Ben
11-30-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 72,793
Views: 11,826,986
Posted By xiaoman1

You can never have too few bikes.....it's only a...

You can never have too few bikes.....it's only a phone call and a few miles away. :D
Best, Ben
11-30-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 21,547
Posted By xiaoman1

After some clarification, I understand the rules...

After some clarification, I understand the rules a bit better and think they are worth repeating. In order to participate in the "game", one must sign-up with the Crap Master to be put on the list to...
11-30-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 21,547
Posted By xiaoman1

Perhaps some "CRAP" was saved from the land fill...

Perhaps some "CRAP" was saved from the land fill or the broken crap that overflows from my local LBS......As often said, one persons "crap" is another person different "crap".
LPCM's sort it...
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By xiaoman1

One of my all time favorites that has eluded...

One of my all time favorites that has eluded me......A true beauty. :thumb:
Best, Ben
11-29-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 985
Posted By xiaoman1

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
11-29-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 985
Posted By xiaoman1

How I perceive it....:D ...

How I perceive it....:D
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Been there, continue going...
11-28-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,903
Posted By xiaoman1

Unless one really wants a "custom" frame, In my...

Unless one really wants a "custom" frame, In my estimation, given the cost of the above, I would prefer to buy a complete and high end bicycle......
A complete Colnago (name your poison/preference),...
11-28-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 530
Posted By xiaoman1

I got it now, the bearing is used to prevent...

I got it now, the bearing is used to prevent "galling' of the seat post...but it still seems like it could if over tightened.
Thanks, Ben
11-27-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,384
Posted By xiaoman1

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
11-27-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 530
Posted By xiaoman1

Wondering why one would need a bearing with the...

Wondering why one would need a bearing with the flat, wouldn't there be enough surface on the regular bolt to hold the post in place? The angle of the hole looks perpendicular to the post (close...
11-27-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,384
Posted By xiaoman1

You have to ask politely.....:D...

You have to ask politely.....:D...
11-27-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By xiaoman1

I think that you have a great deal there! Best,...

I think that you have a great deal there!
Best, Ben
11-27-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 741
Posted By xiaoman1

I agree, It appears that there was a lot of...

I agree, It appears that there was a lot of flexing long before it decided to let go......as they say, "Steel is Real".:thumb:
Best, Ben
11-25-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 570
Posted By xiaoman1

If you did not remove too much, smooth as...

If you did not remove too much, smooth as suggested and then I would leave things as they are, pedal and all.......
Good Luck, Ben
11-24-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 530
Posted By xiaoman1

I am not sure, but you might be able to use a...

I am not sure, but you might be able to use a standard (metric) hex bolt with out the pivot if the groove is cut in the seat post along with a clamp as suggested. There may be enough surface area to...
11-24-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 21,350
Views: 4,080,098
Posted By xiaoman1

Hey, that's the bike from "Avatar", and a steal...

Hey, that's the bike from "Avatar", and a steal at that price.........:rolleyes:
Best, Ben
11-24-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By xiaoman1

[QUOTE=gearbasher;22720431]Not to get too...

[QUOTE=gearbasher;22720431]Not to get too graphic, but if I did what he did during the first half, I'd be nursing a hemorrhoid for a month.[/QUOTE

gearbasher,
That's a bit more information than...
11-24-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 606
Posted By xiaoman1

Lattz, Understood and why I said great...

Lattz,
Understood and why I said great video......it is nice to see what one can expect when using blocks. Many folks see them as a panacea for removing a dent, when in reality they can remove a...
11-24-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By xiaoman1

Great video, it's amazing what it really takes to...

Great video, it's amazing what it really takes to bend/break a weld or a tube. Seeing the force that it takes to straighten/bend a frame tube often makes me laugh, when folks post a picture of a...
11-23-22, 09:39 PM
Replies: 72,793
Views: 11,826,986
Posted By xiaoman1

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/bik/75571283...

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/bik/7557128306.html...
11-23-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 606
Posted By xiaoman1

Hey Lattz, Great video.....but, the dent is...

Hey Lattz,
Great video.....but, the dent is still there and most likely all dents that are rolled out will still have a small dimple left. In order to get the dent completely out, force must also be...
11-22-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5,659
Views: 633,261
Posted By xiaoman1

SCORE!!!!!!! :innocent:

SCORE!!!!!!! :innocent:
11-22-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 606
Posted By xiaoman1

Trouble would be getting the stock inside the...

Trouble would be getting the stock inside the tube......125 to 200 and maybe "paint-less" dent remover would do it, but tube stock may be too thick for it to work.
Tape and Go would be my Motto...it...
11-22-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 606
Posted By xiaoman1

Thanks for the picture.....If this was a frame...

Thanks for the picture.....If this was a frame that I owned and it bothered me, I would fill it with body filler (to reduce the depression) no sanding to level and cover it with colored opaque vinyl...
11-22-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 606
Posted By xiaoman1

Well, since there are questions about the...

Well, since there are questions about the location of the dent...why not post a picture? :D
Best, Ben
11-21-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 559
Posted By xiaoman1

Nice looking bike......I would have used a paint...

Nice looking bike......I would have used a paint stripper to safe time and the possibility of scratching the chrome.
Best, Ben...
11-20-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 606
Posted By xiaoman1

52t, Unless the dent is really large,...

52t,
Unless the dent is really large, personally I would deal with it by putting a decal over it. Regardless of the how well the dent is "rolled" out it will still leave a slight impression in the...
11-20-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,042
Posted By xiaoman1

I would say we should buy what we like...Oddly...

I would say we should buy what we like...Oddly enough, asking for opinions may be akin to something political....it can be the set of activities that are associated with making decisions in...
11-19-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,042
Posted By xiaoman1

Well said...... Best, Ben BTW, A few words...

Well said......
Best, Ben

BTW, A few words about Ambazos......https://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/amazon-india-rigging/
Ever notice when you are looking at an item on Amazon,...
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By xiaoman1

That it is...beautiful bike. Best, Ben

That it is...beautiful bike.
Best, Ben
11-17-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 663
Posted By xiaoman1

From a quick glance at recent sold "PARTS" on...

From a quick glance at recent sold "PARTS" on Ebay a few parts alone would bring more than 300.00.....people that are into this brand seem willing to pay a decent price for the Campy copies.
Best,...
11-16-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,125
Posted By xiaoman1

Looks like all had a lot of fun.....almost worth...

Looks like all had a lot of fun.....almost worth 700 mile round trip to join!
Best, Ben
11-15-22, 10:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,550
Posted By xiaoman1

My ability to revisit this thread from time to...

My ability to revisit this thread from time to time......material things are a far second to ones health....
All The Best, Ben
11-15-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,010
Posted By xiaoman1

After reading 141 posts on this thread, I am...

After reading 141 posts on this thread, I am about to get "hammered"...
11-15-22, 09:55 PM
Replies: 21,350
Views: 4,080,098
Posted By xiaoman1

CAM, I am loco (local) if you want to make an...

CAM, I am loco (local) if you want to make an offer........:innocent:
11-15-22, 09:09 PM
Replies: 21,350
Views: 4,080,098
Posted By xiaoman1

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/bik/75549024...

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/bik/7554902452.html...
11-12-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,465
Posted By xiaoman1

Nice collection.....when will you show us the...

Nice collection.....when will you show us the bicycles that the reside on?
BTW, When you have a moment.....Please consider making an appointment with this man. :D...
11-12-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,176
Posted By xiaoman1

There may be hope, If a youngster, you may "grow"...

There may be hope, If a youngster, you may "grow" into it...if older, perhaps it is a "shrink" to fit.....either way very nice of you to offer it.
Ben
11-12-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7,870
Views: 879,137
Posted By xiaoman1

I think that you may need a few more...

I think that you may need a few more saddles.....:innocent:
Best,Ben
11-12-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,176
Posted By xiaoman1

REALLY????......What a generous offer.....NOW, I...

REALLY????......What a generous offer.....NOW, I really wish it was my size.....surprised its still in your possession, I know BF members are frugal but I guess some want you to deliver it to them.:D...
11-12-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,176
Posted By xiaoman1

Hi Mike, Not my size putting a price on it...

Hi Mike,
Not my size putting a price on it might be helpful.....did iI miss it?
BTW, Really nice looking...
Best, Ben
11-10-22, 10:36 PM
Replies: 72,793
Views: 11,826,986
Posted By xiaoman1

And now only 275.00, every 8 days a 25.00...

And now only 275.00, every 8 days a 25.00 increase so buy it now....maybe next week it will be at 300.00 :D
Best, Ben
11-10-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,010
Posted By xiaoman1

That's a Roger.......Especially down...

That's a Roger.......Especially down hill.:thumb:..
11-10-22, 08:13 PM
11-10-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,010
Posted By xiaoman1

This may have already been mentioned, dimpling...

This may have already been mentioned, dimpling provides a number of advantages.....One, being strength the other is aesthetic......hiding small bumps and bruises that occur in production and daily...
11-09-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,834
Posted By xiaoman1

I am reconsidering...... ...

I am reconsidering......
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As long is it's Safe....Do...
11-07-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 547
Posted By xiaoman1

^^^^^^ works for me:thumb: Best, Ben

^^^^^^ works for me:thumb:
Best, Ben
11-06-22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 299
Posted By xiaoman1

Don't feel bad about "missing" out on this...

Don't feel bad about "missing" out on this one.....I would consider you to be one lucky BF member.
Best, Ben
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