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12-08-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By SurferRosa

Yesterday's rebuild of a used wheelset...

Yesterday's rebuild of a used wheelset (https://www.bikeforums.net/22733015-post5670.html) was a first for me too. :notamused:
12-08-22, 01:30 AM
Replies: 5,670
Views: 635,350
Posted By SurferRosa

Got the rear all the way laced up just to find...

Got the rear all the way laced up just to find all my leading spokes are too long on both sides now?? :wtf: Wait. Was this thing 4-cross? This thing was 4-cross! Who builds a 36h wheel 4-cross??!!...
12-07-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 799
Posted By SurferRosa

https://youtu.be/uRQ7ecvU56k And every thread...

https://youtu.be/uRQ7ecvU56k
And every thread needs a soundtrack.
12-07-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5,670
Views: 635,350
Posted By SurferRosa

I was disappointed to find the rim labels...

I was disappointed to find the rim labels backwards on the $10 wheelset I got off Craig's the other day. I've seen a lot of old wheels like this. It bugs me.
...
12-07-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 303
Posted By SurferRosa

Yes! And those 10mm wrenches! :lol: ...

Yes! And those 10mm wrenches! :lol:

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1299/img_20221207_135320202_2_048f126a34a75e9d24ba5a4b005be2b96c6ff72a.jpg

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12-07-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 72,921
Views: 11,843,811
Posted By SurferRosa

It looks clean. :thumb: But it's a big frame with...

It looks clean. :thumb: But it's a big frame with a long stem, which limits the market and the price.

​​​​​​I might have a hard time selling that bike at $300 even if it were fully overhauled,...
12-07-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,046
Posted By SurferRosa

:lol: You're bad. :lol:

:lol: You're bad. :lol:
12-06-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,046
Posted By SurferRosa

Me and my sis with our Christmas Free Spirits. ...

Me and my sis with our Christmas Free Spirits.

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1522x1558/billy_susan_free_spirits_52e5c1056281edfa46abfe5ae3c3729fcf26f772.jpg
12-06-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 72,921
Views: 11,843,811
Posted By SurferRosa

Cool! One guy in a billion that doesn't buy...

Cool! One guy in a billion that doesn't buy Chinese products. :thumb:
12-06-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 22,769
Posted By SurferRosa

No. But I do treat others as I would want to...

No.

But I do treat others as I would want to be treated myself.
12-06-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 72,921
Views: 11,843,811
Posted By SurferRosa

$21 (+tax) Zeus jersey in all sizes from China on...

$21 (+tax) Zeus jersey in all sizes from China on eBay.

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/I~4AAOSwDXldy3-E/s-l400.jpg...
12-06-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 671
Posted By SurferRosa

Nbr 2 "the opportunity to create something...

Nbr 2 "the opportunity to create something beautiful" (and functional) works for me.

I'd rather not face anything all that "challenging," as nbr 1 states. Stuck stems, stuck seatposts, stuck hub...
12-06-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 303
Posted By SurferRosa

Well, yeah...

Well, yeah...
12-06-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 303
Posted By SurferRosa

I'm no skewer measurement engineer, but I would...

I'm no skewer measurement engineer, but I would consider the length only the headless rod portion, like this one that measures 13cm.
...
12-05-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By SurferRosa

Maybe not as nice as Acorn, but Spa Cycles has...

Maybe not as nice as Acorn, but Spa Cycles has Carradice bags super cheap. The Zipped Roll is just $50 plus shipping.

https://spacycles.co.uk/m5b0s73p3356/CARRADICE-Zipped-Roll
12-05-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,079
Posted By SurferRosa

Another great album by Bonnie Prince Billy (Will...

Another great album by Bonnie Prince Billy (Will Oldham).

https://youtu.be/3J29dfgvDSI
[The Letting Go - full album]
12-05-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7,885
Views: 880,692
Posted By SurferRosa

Saw this Miche/Record 700c wheelset on Craigs...

Saw this Miche/Record 700c wheelset on Craigs last night for $10. Just assumed the seller was fishing for a higher price, but nope. He wanted only $10, which is less than what the presta tubes alone...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-05-22, 12:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,534
Posted By SurferRosa

The last time I was in his Fremont shop to show...

The last time I was in his Fremont shop to show Bill a cracked frame and ask him about a repair, he was consumed by the size of my Carradice Zipped Roll saddle bag ... overly curious if he could fit...
Forum: Want To Buy
12-05-22, 12:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By SurferRosa

Oh that's a new wrinkle in the hunt for Rustines...

Oh that's a new wrinkle in the hunt for Rustines hoods.

We had a c&v thread on Rustines recently (below). The French website still shows very little in the way of any hoods in stock.
...
Forum: Want To Buy
12-05-22, 12:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By SurferRosa

verktyg might have some. He has everything. lol. ...

verktyg might have some. He has everything. lol.

Guys, remember that user mentions has a bug in the software. If you want to notify someone, type the @ symbol and then manually type out their...
12-04-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 879
Posted By SurferRosa

:roflmao2::thumb:

:roflmao2::thumb:
12-04-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 72,921
Views: 11,843,811
Posted By SurferRosa

Why would a thief advertise the serial number? ...

Why would a thief advertise the serial number?

He obviously doesn't know the size of the bike nor the wheels.
12-04-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 879
Posted By SurferRosa

Disagree.

Disagree.
12-04-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,895
Views: 401,570
Posted By SurferRosa

^ Ideal boat bike?...

^ Ideal boat bike? (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1264219-ideal-boat-bike.html)
12-04-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 879
Posted By SurferRosa

In the rear triangle???

In the rear triangle???
12-04-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 879
Posted By SurferRosa

"the rear triangle has play." :wtf: I...

"the rear triangle has play."

:wtf:

I don't know what this means, but it sounds like a much bigger issue than a bent skewer.
12-04-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 349
Posted By SurferRosa

At least in the Grand Jubile's case, top tube...

At least in the Grand Jubile's case, top tube cable guides came before bottle bosses.
12-03-22, 09:03 PM
12-03-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By SurferRosa

Don't "upgrade." Overhaul instead.

Don't "upgrade." Overhaul instead.
12-03-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 349
Posted By SurferRosa

Bottle bosses aren't from '76.

Bottle bosses aren't from '76.
12-03-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By SurferRosa

https://media.tenor.com/MZ4Uwpw-rnAAAAAC/splitter-...

https://media.tenor.com/MZ4Uwpw-rnAAAAAC/splitter-lonely.gif
12-03-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By SurferRosa

:wtf:

:wtf:
12-02-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 330
Posted By SurferRosa

I'm just the opposite viewing the site on my...

I'm just the opposite viewing the site on my phone. Can't stand the mobile site. I always view BF in full site mode and then additionally check the "desktop site" option in Chrome.
12-01-22, 10:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By SurferRosa

What really lies beyond Jupiter Space.

What really lies beyond Jupiter Space.
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By SurferRosa

If it were mine, I would want $800 locally in the...

If it were mine, I would want $800 locally in the Spring/Summer, and if I couldn't get that, I would not sell it for anything less.

Before listing, I would center the tire labels over the valve...
12-01-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 278
Posted By SurferRosa

Just enough to keep the balls in place. After...

Just enough to keep the balls in place. After reassembly, when you spin it, some grease may seep out the front and back of the fw. Wipe it off and keep spinning it until you no longer see any grease...
11-30-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 278
Posted By SurferRosa

I've never done that either, and really, the only...

I've never done that either, and really, the only reason to do that is to replace/change one or more of the cogs.
11-30-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,349
Posted By SurferRosa

Nigel: Don't touch it! Marty: Well uh I wasn't....

Nigel: Don't touch it!
Marty: Well uh I wasn't. I was just pointing.
Nigel: Well don't point, even.
Marty: Don't even point?
Nigel: No.
11-30-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 481
Posted By SurferRosa

For those not as particular or skilled (me), VO...

For those not as particular or skilled (me), VO has wood-like cork grips.

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/2196/9775/products/convert_5_f0c0bf71-4956-4d4c-b20c-aa332830488c_540x.jpg...
11-30-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 278
Posted By SurferRosa

Thanks for that. :thumb: The thread includes this...

Thanks for that. :thumb: The thread includes this pic:



Which shows the better of two ways to install the inside bearings. The other day, I did this the opposite way by placing the balls...
11-30-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By SurferRosa

Excellent find. Now you just need to trim a foot...

Excellent find. Now you just need to trim a foot off each of the two brake cable housings...
11-30-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 278
Posted By SurferRosa

That's way more than most folks would do. Most...

That's way more than most folks would do. Most would simply flush the freewheel with WD-40 and then wonder why it's wearing out and clattering so much. :lol:

Moreover, a great way to overhaul a...
11-30-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By SurferRosa

Nevermind. Found it! :thumb: user control...

Nevermind. Found it! :thumb:

user control panel > settings and options > edit options > thread display options > [uncheck] show signatures
11-30-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By SurferRosa

Is there a way to hide signatures?

Some folks display their large image signature with every post, often several on the same page. Is there a way to hide these? I don't want to put these folks on ignore, but if that's what it...
11-30-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By SurferRosa

I included their email reply in this post from...

I included their email reply in this post from 08/21:

https://www.bikeforums.net/22189100-post13.html
11-30-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By SurferRosa

No! :lol: I believe they still can't find...

No! :lol:

I believe they still can't find the materials to produce new gum hood products.

Google search "rustines france" and select the rustines.fr site result. Then "Navigate" to the "Bike"...
11-29-22, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5,413
Views: 571,860
Posted By SurferRosa

Check with Scott at SD Bicycle Garage. sd...

Check with Scott at SD Bicycle Garage.

sd bicycle garage (http://www.sdbicyclegarage.com/index.html)

If the link doesn't work, just Google it, or you can copy the address and paste it into a...
11-29-22, 02:44 PM
Replies: 72,921
Views: 11,843,811
Posted By SurferRosa

Reynolds decal on a Shogun? :foo:

Reynolds decal on a Shogun? :foo:
11-29-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 278
Posted By SurferRosa

There is an older Shimano freewheel design (prior...

There is an older Shimano freewheel design (prior to 1985) that uses a tool of a smaller diameter than Park's current offering. But why complicate matters unnecessarily?
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