Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: joesch
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 0.14 seconds.
09-20-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By joesch

I have a Steamroller that I really enjoy riding....

I have a Steamroller that I really enjoy riding. The Phil hubs and Campy crank just seem to really make getting upto speed and rolling a real joy. 49t 170mm 16t really works well for flat DFW
09-18-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 403
Posted By joesch

RE: Let’s say the frame will hang from the garage...

RE: Let’s say the frame will hang from the garage rafters for 6 months.

Let’s suggest the frame will hang in the house as artwork to be admired until put into use.
This will also keep motivation...
09-15-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 26,100
Posted By joesch

It is a Watanabe as I found this other link...

It is a Watanabe as I found this other link showing the same frame and decal https://theradavist.com/2016/04/joshs-watanabe-street-fixed/

Also found another BF thread discussing high end JP frame...
09-15-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 26,100
Posted By joesch

Anybody know what brand this NJS track bike is ? ...

Anybody know what brand this NJS track bike is ?
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x2000/head_badge_decal_f27924ed141019d011ac0563aea351b0800d6050.jpeg
Possibly Sugino...
09-12-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,286
Posted By joesch

Lugged steel frames were common for classic bikes...

Lugged steel frames were common for classic bikes and most in the C&V would enjoy seeing these type of bikes even if recent retro builds. Down tube shifters are surely a sign of a classic bike and...
Replies: 19
Views: 435
Posted By joesch

Agree, its a bargain and beautiful frame. Would...

Agree, its a bargain and beautiful frame. Would look super with a good cleanup.
Forum: Foo
09-06-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,024
Posted By joesch

Agree and good to see that some of these brews...

Agree and good to see that some of these brews have survived the micro brewery explosion providing much better beers.
09-06-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 915
Posted By joesch

Very smart to "get healthy" at 50 and super...

Very smart to "get healthy" at 50 and super effort in 3 years getting to 75 at 17mph.

Plenty of time to continue working your new cycling life and start doing centuries, especially once you do...
09-05-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By joesch

Thanks, I was spelling Ritchey wrong which is why...

Thanks, I was spelling Ritchey wrong which is why I did not find them. Now have a found a similar pair noted as:

Ritchey Logic Pro Clipless 9/16 Pedals Silver
09-05-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By joesch

pedal ID help

What can you tell me about them ?
I did not see others like them when looking at the offerings on auction site.
They are pretty small and light and look to be good quality with nice smooth spinning...
Forum: Introductions
09-05-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By joesch

Welcome ! Farm to Market Road 5 (FM 5)...

Welcome !

Farm to Market Road 5 (FM 5) represent your 5J Farm alias ?

ref:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Farm_to_Market_Roads_in_Texas_(1%E2%80%9399)...
09-01-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 115,273
Posted By joesch

Really nice to reward the shop, especially...

Really nice to reward the shop, especially mechanics with gratitude beer !
Shops are really busy and making lots of pandemic $$$ but the mechs will appreciate this kind of reward since they are...
08-30-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 115,273
Posted By joesch

Yes, I like riding my 23/25 road bikes to that...

Yes, I like riding my 23/25 road bikes to that point and then turning around for more of the roads in Corona Hills. If your really heroic like L'eroica riders then see how much dirt you can climb ;)
08-30-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 115,273
Posted By joesch

Would be nice on a gravel bike and can even add...

Would be nice on a gravel bike and can even add some chino hills park dirt trails for more offroad.
Yes some short steeps that can be powered past and also nice bike lanes on green river.
08-29-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 115,273
Posted By joesch

You like climbing so consider taking the SART to...

You like climbing so consider taking the SART to Green River and then climb it to the new foothill connector.

Its approx 3 miles up Green River and then another 1..2 up the new foothill connector...
08-29-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 804
Posted By joesch

Since you continue to comment and try to put this...

Since you continue to comment and try to put this on me Im going to tell you what I really think.

You teased many of us.
You did the lazy action and trashed collectibles that many of us would...
08-29-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 804
Posted By joesch

please ? You asked me to report and I did. Let it...

please ? You asked me to report and I did. Let it go.
08-29-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 804
Posted By joesch

Ok this is the report and I quote #10: "...

Ok this is the report and I quote #10:

" Nope! I did it! Very cathartic! I saved the oldest magazines! I’ll live! No regrets! "

It was not clear to me. No worries, it should be now clear to all...
08-29-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 804
Posted By joesch

Just to let all interested in the mag's know,...

Just to let all interested in the mag's know, this is what I learned today from billnuke1

Ruh. Roh…Couple’a days too late…they are gone!
Almost forgotten!
08-28-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 115,273
Posted By joesch

The two times I worked for JPL, I was commuting...

The two times I worked for JPL, I was commuting from OC so lots of traffic and commute time.

The bike saved me time getting around the campus and then doing a ride in the local Angelos Crest...
08-28-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 115,273
Posted By joesch

Nice, much like my old school GT hard tail that I...

Nice, much like my old school GT hard tail that I use on some of the local trails around Temecula. Had some nice times the last few weeks on this classic....
Replies: 18
Views: 650
Posted By joesch

Nice classic steel frame and love the fork. Was...

Nice classic steel frame and love the fork.
Was from period before hard tails with front shocks got popular and Moots makes great frames.
Today would really be classified as a CX or gravel bike and...
08-27-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 996
Posted By joesch

Easy laps are still more *fun* than riding...

Easy laps are still more *fun* than riding stationary.
I do ride laps somedays and enjoy not having to worry as much about cars so can escape more to thoughts or bliss.
Consider other routes and...
08-26-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 115,273
Posted By joesch

Awesome to fight off those escape or easy way out...

Awesome to fight off those escape or easy way out temptations.
I stayed at the Welks resort one week many years ago, and was always thinking how difficult it would be to climb the hills around that...
08-26-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 115,273
Posted By joesch

Like your posts as they bring back memories of my...

Like your posts as they bring back memories of my days working at JPL and riding some of the areas around the campus since I would bring my bike just to get from the parking lot to my work building....
08-25-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 115,273
Posted By joesch

Nice effort, you must have been feeling good...

Nice effort, you must have been feeling good yesterday.
I was also feeling good yesterday in Escondido but that was in my daughters hot tub after my Temecula ride.
Forum: Foo
08-22-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 556
Posted By joesch

Same for CA only but only at one beach area ...

Same for CA only but only at one beach area
Oceano Dunes is the only California State Park where vehicles may be driven on the beach.
Speed limit is 15 MPH on the beach and within 50' of any camp...
08-20-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 115,273
Posted By joesch

Im like you and like to mix terrains. I also...

Im like you and like to mix terrains.
I also choose bikes depending on my mood, looks like your gravel bike will cover most choices :)
08-20-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,177
Posted By joesch

Braums & Beer are two of my main vices. I tend...

Braums & Beer are two of my main vices.
I tend to bonk or feel the energy drain when burning from reserves rather than recent intake cals, also why I like to carry a gel pack.
08-20-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,959
Posted By joesch

Reviving this thread as I picked up an vintage GT...

Reviving this thread as I picked up an vintage GT MTN bike with twisted spokes and it was my first time seeing this type of build. I did know about the tying and soldering attempts from back in the...
08-19-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By joesch

juvela Not sure what the story is for the Berthet...

juvela Not sure what the story is for the Berthet pedals but the brake levers and bars are probably this setup that was also part of the parts collection.
...
08-18-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By joesch

RE: It is possible the parts all came from a...

RE: It is possible the parts all came from a lower-end Fiorelli. I've had one that was similarly equipped in the past.

Yes, looks like the kind of frame and setup that my parts would matchup with.
Forum: Touring
08-18-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,175
Posted By joesch

Leather is the best IMO. I have used many diff...

Leather is the best IMO.
I have used many diff types of leather and high end bar tapes.
If riding in wet weather than some of the tacky rubber type tapes would probably be best.
Im the same with...
08-18-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By joesch

Thanks for the link. I have learned the most...

Thanks for the link.
I have learned the most from your responses and prior posts (see my 2nd post above where I quoted this explanation from your post years ago)
08-18-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By joesch

I did find the below BF thread which is for a...

I did find the below BF thread which is for a Fiorelli Novi L. bike approx two decades earlier than the parts.

Not sure how long the fiorelli novi l. production ? Below probably explains.
...
08-18-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By joesch

Florelli Novi Bike Help

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1920x2000/fullsizeoutput_cf5_63a56ab45fbf7bbe70a072ba10cc30c8ec36f209.jpeg...
08-17-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 115,273
Posted By joesch

My Cervello took me on a tour of the wineries in...

My Cervello took me on a tour of the wineries in Temecula.
Nice day and enjoyed the winds cooling effect even when not helping with the hills.
Quick tour of approx 2 hours and not quite 30 miles....
08-17-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,296
Posted By joesch

Reviving this thread since Im not sure if I found...

Reviving this thread since Im not sure if I found many parts from a Florelli Coppi Milano-Sanremo or different Florelli model but my parts bin only included below clues with the bits. Will post more...
08-16-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By joesch

RE: agrati bike crank I found below info...

RE: agrati bike crank

I found below info from John E

Agrati cottered cranks were standard on Capo bikes ca. 1960. (Though Austrian, Capo bikes tended to have mostly Italian components,...
08-16-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By joesch

Looks like the Valentino will just be a wall...

Looks like the Valentino will just be a wall hanger as this BF thread does not reflect well on its performance :(
...
08-16-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By joesch

Right on and from bikemag In 1964, the...

Right on and from bikemag

In 1964, the Campagnolo Valentino low-cost rear derailleur is introduced, along with the Valentino low-cost front derailleur and obscure large flange track hubs with...
08-16-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By joesch

Little searching and I found this from VeloBase ...

Little searching and I found this from VeloBase

Category: Rear Derailleurs Name:
Campagnolo 2170, Valentino Extra
Brand: Campagnolo...
08-16-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By joesch

juvela Thanks, I did not know about Agrati and...

juvela Thanks, I did not know about Agrati and though maybe the ensemble could be earlier but trust your expertise. Was wondering about the "Valentino Extra" on the RD, is that like an early super...
08-16-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 812
Posted By joesch

Thanks !

Thanks !
08-15-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 19,069
Posted By joesch

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1340x2000/guerciotti_clip_straps_4201b4a75a57c6768f5cafca21dbab9a593a3f87.jpeg...
08-15-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 812
Posted By joesch

Interesting history and I sure hope the latest...

Interesting history and I sure hope the latest ToC makes a comeback. Need a corp sponsor ...

Id like a copy of the pdf or whatever source of the ToC article to save and possibly print.
...
08-15-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By joesch

Help ID old cottered crank and era for vintage Campy FD / RD combo

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1064/campy_fd_rd_2_03de54c94eea3276d27176a82e06faa8341f04c6.jpeg
I came accross some ole bike parts and see no maker on the crank. Im also...
08-14-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 115,273
Posted By joesch

Good to be back in SoCal and did three diff rides...

Good to be back in SoCal and did three diff rides for bike and terrain diversity.

Dirt / Gravel in Temecula on Surly, hot and dry but pretty much had trails to myself

Road Temecula / Murrietta...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,234
Posted By joesch

Looks like a great multi purpose bike to me that...

Looks like a great multi purpose bike to me that would be comfortable on the gravel.

How wide can the tires go ? (canti brakes may limit but they can be changed)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,851
Posted By joesch

Nice N+2 FG

Nice N+2 FG
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.