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01-21-23, 08:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,258
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

you are killing us!

you are killing us!
01-21-23, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

hard to believe anyone would do that kind of...

hard to believe anyone would do that kind of thing. and possibly more than half a dozen times once...
01-17-23, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

like i was actually going to able to go to bed...

like i was actually going to able to go to bed tonight knowing that damn plate was on backwards... ...
01-17-23, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

never even took it out of the box until today!...

never even took it out of the box until today! but for only $125, you can have the satisfaction of correcting that issue!
01-17-23, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

1st Gen Campy Rally RD

bought this from a member last year but didn't end up using it, so it needs to go to a new home. a few scratches on the cage, and it's a bit stiff. pulleys are not cracked. sorry for the crappy cell...
01-09-23, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

whenever life slows down a bit, I'll be paying it...

whenever life slows down a bit, I'll be paying it fwd and passing on more items. this forum has been very good to me over the past few years, and i want to return the favor. (esp before i kick the...
01-09-23, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

Free Campy Junk

i should just pitch this stuff, but somehow my arm goes numb before i can through this stuff in the recycle bin... what is it with campy stuff.. does it come with a spell attached to all who touch...
01-02-23, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

the timer is running... this sale might set a...

the timer is running... this sale might set a record!
01-02-23, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 488
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i was thinking about buying it just to have...

i was thinking about buying it just to have something worse to deal with than giving my grand daughter driving lessons!
12-28-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,756
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

it's actually the great "cycle" of life! ...

it's actually the great "cycle" of life!
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12-26-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,756
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

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12-25-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 17,401
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

when i was in the USAF stationed in NH back in...

when i was in the USAF stationed in NH back in the mid 70's, i bought an austro daimler ADSL but really wanted the vent noir, but on an airman's pay, that was not gonna happen. a week later, i went...
12-06-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,963
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

I've always wished that component makers would...

I've always wished that component makers would make ornate and beautiful cranksets that were square taper instead of cottered. i know this thread isn't about that, but that particular area of a road...
12-05-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,248
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

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11-29-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,125
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

can bike frames paired with boxes of designated...

can bike frames paired with boxes of designated parts count as actual bikes? how about time travelling bikes that aren't actually mine yet, but someday will be, even though current owners are under...
11-29-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,125
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

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11-20-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

oh, ****. must not look at the shiny pics ......

oh, ****. must not look at the shiny pics ... don't think about that flawless milremo stem with a 25.0 clamp size that wants to be released from captivity in a show box...
...
11-13-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 946
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

no painting, sanding or parts hording required?...

no painting, sanding or parts hording required? but what would i do with my life? and my money?
11-08-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,819
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

rudy special italia stamped reproduction with...

rudy special italia stamped reproduction with insanely large rivets
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on a brooks pro...
11-07-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 822
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i don't know you but so sorry to hear that news...

i don't know you but so sorry to hear that news and hope the surgery goes well for her.
11-06-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,930
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

mid 70's super light AD ...

mid 70's super light AD
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10-02-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,310
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

that rules me out! i'm neither one of those...

that rules me out! i'm neither one of those...
10-02-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,310
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

1900 ish gormully & jefferey ...

1900 ish gormully & jefferey
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09-26-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,500
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

any chance this thread can get back to the matter...

any chance this thread can get back to the matter at hand? i'm going to loose my storage space in the spring and i'm pondering how to sell some of my heard, so i'm really interested in where to list...
09-26-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,500
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

calling dr, fauci: is snark a side effect of long...

calling dr, fauci: is snark a side effect of long covid? i have enough stress in my life with everything in the news, getting custody of a 16 year old grand daughter, and all the aches and pains...
08-07-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,057
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i think we should all be required to do a...

i think we should all be required to do a religious vintage bicycle Haj to thunder bay and visit randy's amazing mecca of vintage bikes before we kick the bucket. another great offering!
08-05-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

https://www.velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=CFF...

https://www.velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=CFF086EF-479E-4CF8-8C02-1CECB7DB8D3F&Enum=117&AbsPos=40
08-05-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

Vintage brake calipers

saw this on a bianchi for sale on the bay... https://www.ebay.com/itm/374173441812 and love the look of the brake calipers. ...
08-04-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 998
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

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

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1936 silver king converted to 5 speed with an ultegra RD!
if you end up in...
07-24-22, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

looking fwd to installing it and running it!...

looking fwd to installing it and running it!...
07-21-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

that explains everything.. i was using shampoo to...

that explains everything.. i was using shampoo to paint my bike and nail polish to wash it. sucks getting old...
07-20-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 6,934
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-03-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,484
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

1950 Claud Butler "Sport Anglais". decided to go...

1950 Claud Butler "Sport Anglais". decided to go with a partial french theme including a simplex seatpost. had to cut down the FD cage to clear the chain stay for my old man chainring gearing. the...
07-02-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,171
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

we Americans need specialized things for all of...

we Americans need specialized things for all of our activities! "of course i'm going to ride my bike... I'm too drunk to walk!"...
07-01-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

yes i would! let me know what you have. i'm going...

yes i would! let me know what you have. i'm going to begin a search for a set of simplex chainrings.. i think they are the competition set.
06-21-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i think he was much more than an athlete... and...

i think he was much more than an athlete... and his story should be told by someone who is an expert at portraying greatness. good ole ken burns does that pretty well!
06-21-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

a few copies are available on ebay, but a bit...

a few copies are available on ebay, but a bit above my price range! ken burns should do a documentary on him.
06-21-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

Book about Major Taylor

looking to get a book about Major Taylor, but i see several different titles on ebay. can anyone recommend a good one that also has illustrations and portrays not only his story but also the...
06-05-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 169,872
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

thought i was done with the latest mad scientist...

thought i was done with the latest mad scientist project... a 1937 M237 Silver King modded into a 5 speed, (my knees won't handle a single speed these days!) ...
06-03-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,419
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

you gotta hand it to randy... even his firewood...

you gotta hand it to randy... even his firewood looks like a bike!
06-02-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,419
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

that's discrimination!

that's discrimination!
06-01-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,419
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

so if i have surgery done on my legs to lengthen...

so if i have surgery done on my legs to lengthen them by 2 inches, will medicare cover the cost if i explain that it's so i can buy this frame?
05-19-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,654
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

no idea who made my frame, but after some clean...

no idea who made my frame, but after some clean up and can of sage green, hung some mis-matched parts on the thing, some decals from the decal box of left-overs...
03-23-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

very informative! just what i needed... thank you...

very informative! just what i needed... thank you very much!
03-23-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

Help with setting up a JUY tour de france RD

so i know this was from the era when everyone thought a single pulley was less friction, so the double pulley setup was maybe really a wink and a nod ... not really a double pulley and not really a...
02-19-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i'll take the brake kit! PM sent.

i'll take the brake kit! PM sent.
01-17-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 654,324
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

pre war western flyer. managed to get a rear disk...

pre war western flyer. managed to get a rear disk brake on there so i can stop this boat anchor in time to avert splatting into whatever is a few miles in front of me. the wheels are surprisingly...
11-24-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,004
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

[QUOTE=Jonneh;22318588]From both of you being...

[QUOTE=Jonneh;22318588]From both of you being screwed to neither of you. Either way, you and the cog are in this together.[/not that i have a problem with being screwed... ...
11-23-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,422
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i admit to being impressed with what you did with...

i admit to being impressed with what you did with a brush job on that torpado. a few years ago i repainted our wrought iron fencing with rusto gloss black and it looked great. i'll consider everone's...
11-02-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,531
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

well, as was no doubt totally predictable, i...

well, as was no doubt totally predictable, i gaffed up the paint job. i must have been out sick on the day that Obi Wan was teaching patience. the rustoleum enamel gloss black went on beautifully,...
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