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07-25-21, 12:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By SurferRosa

Holy crap! (literally.)

Holy crap! (literally.)
07-24-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,325
Posted By SurferRosa

Rode downtown this afternoon to run an errand and...

Rode downtown this afternoon to run an errand and rode on to Pioneer Square ... and there was a band playing in Occidental Park. Apparently this is a thing this month and next. Going to try to make...
07-24-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By SurferRosa

My Modolo Speedy calipers are kind of difficult...

My Modolo Speedy calipers are kind of difficult to center as well. But once they're right, they stay in place really well.

On yours, I would remove them and clean them up really well. If you don't...
07-24-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 259
Posted By SurferRosa

The internet has a store with more sizes than...

The internet has a store with more sizes than just that one.

While it's true that fatter tires feel more "comfy," for many people, that's not always the case. However, you usually can't go wrong...
07-24-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 586
Posted By SurferRosa

This. The pits of my jersey smell a lot worse...

This. The pits of my jersey smell a lot worse than my shorts.

I'd have no problem wearing one pair of shorts for five days as long as I had something to wear when I'm not on the bike.
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07-24-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 375
Posted By SurferRosa

No wonder you slam your stems. :twitchy: :lol: ...

No wonder you slam your stems. :twitchy: :lol:

:wtf:

:bday:

:beer:
07-24-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By SurferRosa

​​​​​ Making Chorus way more comfortable than...

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Making Chorus way more comfortable than Victory if you just wear normal sneakers like Onitsuka Tigers.
07-24-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By SurferRosa

Odd to me too. I wouldn't use it on my own bike. ...

Odd to me too. I wouldn't use it on my own bike. Taper also looks old and gross.
07-24-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,136
Posted By SurferRosa

​​​​​​ How to avoid botulism when home...

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How to avoid botulism when home canning (https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/healthlinkbc-files/home-canning-avoid-botulism)
07-24-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 539
Posted By SurferRosa

Italian??!! Playoffs??!!

Italian??!!

Playoffs??!!
07-24-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 62,905
Views: 9,582,649
Posted By SurferRosa

^ "It's in remarkable, highly collectable...

^ "It's in remarkable, highly collectable condition..."

Agree for the most part, but those brake levers... :wtf:
Replies: 8
Views: 163
Posted By SurferRosa

If the wheels/hubs match, which it looks like...

If the wheels/hubs match, which it looks like they might, then I would take a stab at that one. Not sure it's worth $150, but it looks like a fun project.
07-24-21, 01:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By SurferRosa

​​​​​​Well, we finished the first of three months...

​​​​​​Well, we finished the first of three months without too much hoo-ha.
07-24-21, 01:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,859
Posted By SurferRosa

This is both good news and bad. Bad because the...

This is both good news and bad. Bad because the situation you describe sounds ridiculous, but good because there's actually Seattle cops out there somewhere, actually doing something.
07-24-21, 01:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 127
Posted By SurferRosa

I've never had a Rally, but I thought it would be...

I've never had a Rally, but I thought it would be just like a Nuovo Record ... and you would just make the following mod to the simplex hanger:
...
07-24-21, 01:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By SurferRosa

Art exhibit, titled, "Jimmy died. I took his...

Art exhibit, titled, "Jimmy died. I took his wheels."
07-23-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,173
Posted By SurferRosa

Jonboy, don't hijack this great thread please.

Jonboy, don't hijack this great thread please.
07-23-21, 10:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 941
Posted By SurferRosa

Bargain? I vaguely remember those. I may have...

Bargain? I vaguely remember those. I may have seen one, like a year and a half ago.

I am down to four bikes, plus one up for sale. I just sold one this past week. It was (is) a great bike. And...
07-23-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By SurferRosa

I use one in the bedroom. :thumb:

I use one in the bedroom. :thumb:
07-23-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 294
Posted By SurferRosa

So why use that narrow rear cluster? SR rear mech...

So why use that narrow rear cluster? SR rear mech took all their cash and now can't afford anything else? If he can afford some needle nose pliers, maybe he can straighten the dropout screw.
07-23-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 294
Posted By SurferRosa

It is. And the chain is substantially too long...

It is. And the chain is substantially too long for the chosen gear. Bizarre someone would use that cage with that narrow cluster. I mean, what's the point of doing that? Also looks a little silly...
07-22-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 462
Posted By SurferRosa

^ Wo! I've seen side cars in my day, but that's...

^ Wo! I've seen side cars in my day, but that's crazy!
07-22-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 671
Posted By SurferRosa

All my old Campy stuff works great. :p Okay,...

All my old Campy stuff works great. :p

Okay, I have a little bulge in a vintage Araya front rim that doesn't make braking the smoothest on really fast descents. There's one particular route I...
07-22-21, 12:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 539
Posted By SurferRosa

Just insane what people will toss. Such a...

Just insane what people will toss. Such a beauty.

Love the creativity: bucket of water, spoon, vaseline, cable tension in place of high limit... :thumb:
07-21-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 860
Posted By SurferRosa

I'd be totally okay with it if it were this... ...

I'd be totally okay with it if it were this...

https://youtu.be/cMK2UfZa99Y
07-21-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By SurferRosa

​​​​​​Don't use wd40 in your freewheel. They're...

​​​​​​Don't use wd40 in your freewheel. They're pretty easy to overhaul actually. Use a hammer and punch to remove the lockring. Use the same thick grease you used for your bb.
07-21-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 561
Posted By SurferRosa

What's a "wall hanger"? A bike you don't ride?...

What's a "wall hanger"? A bike you don't ride? Why? Does it not fit? Too out of shape? Dead?

https://youtu.be/x8Tcrf-tyxE
07-21-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 292
Posted By SurferRosa

It's not the skewer. Think about it logically. ...

It's not the skewer. Think about it logically. The skewer and the axle do not rotate with the wheel. It also sounds like you didn't overhaul this hub. You need to remove the freewheel, overhaul...
07-21-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 389
Posted By SurferRosa

All freewheels have a lockring which holds the...

All freewheels have a lockring which holds the cogset cluster to the body of the freewheel. The lockring is usually reverse threaded and is held in place by tightening with a hammer and punch. Its...
07-20-21, 11:24 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 129,558
Posted By SurferRosa

:lol: yeah that sort of pisses me off. back in...

:lol: yeah that sort of pisses me off. back in the old days when I spent a lot of time with my SLR and desktop, I would have used photoshop on that guy.
07-20-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4,425
Views: 430,458
Posted By SurferRosa

:eek: :foo: That's the way you do it!...

:eek: :foo:



That's the way you do it! :thumb:
07-20-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 129,558
Posted By SurferRosa

Rode over to the buyer's place for beers and to...

Rode over to the buyer's place for beers and to see his collection. Had a beautiful Jack Taylor and an incredibly light Erickson. I feel good about my old Paramount taking its rightful place in his...
07-19-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 129,558
Posted By SurferRosa

Sold my '60 Paramount today. :thumb: ...

Sold my '60 Paramount today. :thumb:

https://i.imgur.com/ESJrPzD.jpg
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The buyer asked, quizzically, so why are you selling it? I said, I've got six bikes. I really need to pare down. He...
07-19-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,165
Posted By SurferRosa

#3. America! :p

#3.

America!

:p
07-19-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,408
Posted By SurferRosa

Huh? The apostrophe isn't necessary. ...

Huh?



The apostrophe isn't necessary. And try to avoid ending a sentence with a preposition.
07-19-21, 12:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,144
Posted By SurferRosa

. From the perspective of someone who has never...

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From the perspective of someone who has never restored a bike and never intends to restore a bike but has refurbished and flipped dozens...

- Is anything stuck? Check stem and seatpost first,...
07-18-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,408
Posted By SurferRosa

have wrote?

have wrote?
07-18-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By SurferRosa

I wouldn't remove them to wrap the bars or change...

I wouldn't remove them to wrap the bars or change the cables or housing. But I might pace the lever with the hood in, not boiling, but really hot water for a minute or two to help clean and...
07-18-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,806
Posted By SurferRosa

:rolleyes: I wish I could participate! Mine...

:rolleyes:

I wish I could participate! Mine all seem to be one notch below the "top of the line." :cry: After I'm done with them though, they're pretty darn close... :thumb:
07-17-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 556
Posted By SurferRosa

That's called cross chaining, and it's not...

That's called cross chaining, and it's not recommended. Also not recommended that you ride in the small/small.
07-17-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 389
Posted By SurferRosa

If it's really a freewheel lockring (and not...

If it's really a freewheel lockring (and not something else), then you need to use a hammer and punch. If you're using a hammer and punch and it's still loosening, then you might try some blue...
07-17-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,408
Posted By SurferRosa

Intensive are my favorite kind of purposes.

Intensive are my favorite kind of purposes.
07-17-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By SurferRosa

Punny!

Punny!
07-17-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 700
Posted By SurferRosa

Looks treaded on.

Looks treaded on.
07-17-21, 12:10 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,045
Posted By SurferRosa

Yes, I think it's assault. But I think sirens are...

Yes, I think it's assault. But I think sirens are assault. And really loud bass. That's bass with a hard "a." I'm not talking about a loud fish, though I wish I were. That sounds like a much more...
07-17-21, 12:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By SurferRosa

Whew! :thumb:

Whew! :thumb:
07-17-21, 12:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,578
Posted By SurferRosa

Agree.​​​​​​​ ...

Agree.​​​​​​​

https://img.cinemablend.com/filter:scale/quill/9/d/2/6/6/e/9d266e781d09f6ff9a49bd44c2b301aafa60a9f1.jpg
07-16-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,165
Posted By SurferRosa

I sorta feel that way about Italian culture... ...

I sorta feel that way about Italian culture...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1218297-does-politics-culture-nationalism-influence-your-vintage-bike-collection.html

But (mostly)...
07-16-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By SurferRosa

I've used JB Weld to fix one. I filed the...

I've used JB Weld to fix one. I filed the notches on another. Used a ball bearing to keep two others in place. They all work great. Maybe show us pics of the broken ones.
07-15-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,144
Posted By SurferRosa

Refurbish it! ...

Refurbish it!



https://youtu.be/Qg3dF02FQVM
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