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09-16-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 548
Posted By merziac

Columbine, Bayless and Gordon. "Which one of...

Columbine, Bayless and Gordon.

"Which one of these is not like the other?"

:roflmao2:
09-16-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 154
Posted By merziac

No real idea on the maker and may be just the...

No real idea on the maker and may be just the angle buy looks like a very long TT and short CT's.

Agree with British looking and that with orange always makes me think Holdsworth but really just...
09-16-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 548
Posted By merziac

Be careful what you wish for. ;)

Be careful what you wish for. ;)
09-16-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 548
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Great minds.....

:thumb: Great minds.....
09-16-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By merziac

My whole head hurts now, Tx! :roflmao:

My whole head hurts now, Tx! :roflmao:
09-16-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 548
Posted By merziac

Bike boom production Paramount, done, 1958,...

Bike boom production

Paramount, done, 1958, 74, 76

Raleigh Pro, done, 74, 76, 78

Moto TC, done, 74

Cinelli SC, done, 1960-1ish
09-16-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 303
Posted By merziac

Nah, you're good, the cake part was spot on. ...

Nah, you're good, the cake part was spot on.

I carry the tire plug kits in my cars with North Shore plugs, jump box/compressor and a can of flat fix, always have.

And just like my overstocked...
09-16-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 548
Posted By merziac

:popcorn

:popcorn
09-16-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 865
Posted By merziac

Well then you need a bigger compressor, they have...

Well then you need a bigger compressor, they have those at harbor freight too. ;)

That air tool is pretty stingy on air but does take a fair bit.

You could increase your reservoir capacity with...
09-16-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 303
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Agreed, however, if you get the upper...

:thumb: Agreed, however, if you get the upper crust mucky layer(s) off first, the hone will do a much better job as well as last far longer.

They are made for a very final finish and even in the...
09-16-21, 12:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 416
Posted By merziac

I use the thick grease to mitigate some of the...

I use the thick grease to mitigate some of the excess or otherwise wear when the races and, or cones are mildly compromised and I am not prepared to replace more than just the bearings.

May or may...
09-15-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 303
Posted By merziac

:thumb: We really have to get down to brass tacks...

:thumb: We really have to get down to brass tacks and realize how little 1-2, maybe 3/10's of a mm is, add nasty muck like this and it can even measure right and still be a no-go.

They can very...
09-15-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 303
Posted By merziac

Maybe, you would be surprised how little it can...

Maybe, you would be surprised how little it can take, especially with a tight fit. I would get after it with some PB Blaster and very stout wire brush and file after that.
09-14-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 303
Posted By merziac

Gonna go out on a limb here and say the inside of...

Gonna go out on a limb here and say the inside of the steerer tube should be cleaned up a bunch, from the looks of that stem it may be pretty nasty in there and could easily be mucking things up....
09-14-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 865
Posted By merziac

Soak and firmly tap with a small piece of...

Soak and firmly tap with a small piece of aluminum plate and small hammer, maybe heat too, then drive a torx bit in the hole, biggest one you can get in there and use as big a wrench or ratchet and...
09-14-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By merziac

Crickets? :(

Crickets?

:(
09-14-21, 12:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 366
Posted By merziac

I weigh many of the bikes and frames I acquire,...

I weigh many of the bikes and frames I acquire, can't seem to weigh them before AND after I strip them, kind of like before AND after pics, can't seem to get them done either most of the time....
09-13-21, 11:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By merziac

75lechamp I am as big a fan of these as...

75lechamp

I am as big a fan of these as anyone, not that you would know it from me sitting on our venerable obrentharris's restored Champion Team frame from several years ago.

...
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By merziac

Welcome aboard, glad you found us. :thumb: ...

Welcome aboard, glad you found us. :thumb:

You may be in the right place but the Moser is not a "fixie", it is a pretty nice, very cool track bike and while I would encourage you or anybody else...
09-13-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,037
Posted By merziac

BLASSPHEEEEMMER!!!! ...

BLASSPHEEEEMMER!!!!

https://giphy.com/gifs/10tuFEeuACAnuw
09-13-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 416
Posted By merziac

karldub All good advice here so far and...

karldub

All good advice here so far and assuming you know this too but did you check all the balls with a caliper, old and new, could be a funky off size new one in the mix or happy worn old ones...
09-12-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 700
Posted By merziac

Did your paint have the uniform crackle lines too?

Did your paint have the uniform crackle lines too?
09-12-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 700
Posted By merziac

gazman22 Not disagreeing but not convinced...

gazman22

Not disagreeing but not convinced either, if there is damage hiding in the rust at those joints and or under the paint, you will want to get out in front of it sooner rather than later...
09-12-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 638
Posted By merziac

himespau Maybe, but it seems the no. hanger...

himespau

Maybe, but it seems the no. hanger would be in the way no matter what and this would be well into the frame fit era I think.

Also seems like it would be very difficult to orient the...
09-12-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 700
Posted By merziac

More, better pics of HT and DT's joints plz? :foo:

More, better pics of HT and DT's joints plz? :foo:
09-11-21, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Amen Land of the free, because...

:thumb:

Amen

Land of the free, because of the brave.
09-11-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 18,238
Posted By merziac

Yep, that too. ;)

Yep, that too. ;)
09-11-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By merziac

Luckily for you, you only had to endure one full...

Luckily for you, you only had to endure one full set. ;)
09-11-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 865
Posted By merziac

Most of that will buff right out, no sweat....

Most of that will buff right out, no sweat. :roflmao2:

Great score, another JT snatched from the jaws of death. :twitchy:
09-11-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 700
Posted By merziac

Maybe, chances are the original fork would have...

Maybe, chances are the original fork would have stayed with the frame if it was still viable. ;)
09-11-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 18,238
Posted By merziac

Tx, not in the cards and not traveling amid the...

Tx, not in the cards and not traveling amid the uncertainty of all this, simply cannot reconcile any risk, perceived, imagined, contrived, known or unknown at this point. ;)

Also, absolutely not...
09-11-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 734
Posted By merziac

Funny that I have found several that looked just...

Funny that I have found several that looked just like this, a bit crusty, rusty, lost in time, forlorn and forgotten like many of the bikes we covet. :twitchy:
09-11-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 18,238
Posted By merziac

Yep, not even sure this will "fly under the...

Yep, not even sure this will "fly under the radar", its a pretty big deal and target at the end of the day.

Really hope they pull it off, even with say 50 riders, they may get in some kind of...
09-11-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 734
Posted By merziac

Agreed, I get it, no worries. ;)

Agreed, I get it, no worries. ;)
09-11-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 18,238
Posted By merziac

Agreed, however these "shop" rides likely fly...

Agreed, however these "shop" rides likely fly under the radar and still expose the shop/others to liability. They surely have a waiver/disclaimer but that won't stop some sue-happy PITA from screwing...
09-11-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 734
Posted By merziac

They also fit on the back of the clamp bolt of...

They also fit on the back of the clamp bolt of most C+V Campy Record, Nouvo and Super FD's. ;)
09-11-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 734
Posted By merziac

There's an ignore list in the user control panel....

There's an ignore list in the user control panel. ;)
09-11-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 700
Posted By merziac

gazman22 On another note, I would very...

gazman22

On another note, I would very carefully get that rear brake pulley/cable/hanger cleaned, lubed and evaluated.

With rusty cables it may be in a poor state, you really don't want to have...
09-11-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 700
Posted By merziac

And don't get me wrong, I would be in big trouble...

And don't get me wrong, I would be in big trouble here as I would be sorting out any and all problems for resolution without much if any restraint. :twitchy:

Make it so. ;)
09-11-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 700
Posted By merziac

The paint loss and possible striation marks above...

The paint loss and possible striation marks above the tubing decal are suspect to me, most likely the fork was replaced from a head on collision so...

But as scarlson points out it looks ok from...
09-10-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Crackle paint FTW and the coolest stem in...

:thumb: Crackle paint FTW and the coolest stem in all of cycling IMO.
09-10-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 700
Posted By merziac

:thumb: to all of the above.

:thumb: to all of the above.
09-10-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 700
Posted By merziac

:thumb: WOW! Depends on where you land with...

:thumb: WOW!

Depends on where you land with this, could easily be a full on restore, lots of work and $$$$$.

Or could be a cobble to make it whole and rideable to see if it really speaks to you...
09-10-21, 05:36 PM
09-10-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 380,987
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Great looking whatever that is, nice!

:thumb: Great looking whatever that is, nice!
09-10-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 286
Posted By merziac

Turtle wax rust remover and chrome polish,...

Turtle wax rust remover and chrome polish, slather, soak, sit, slather again, scrub with brass bristle and repeat.

Any easy preemptive rust removal will improve results, prebrush, evaporust, OA,...
09-10-21, 03:22 PM
09-10-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 646
Posted By merziac

And another thing. :rolleyes: Bob Freeman...

And another thing. :rolleyes:

Bob Freeman was doing the 30T rings again awhile back. ;)
09-10-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 646
Posted By merziac

:twitchy: The bike, yes, me, not so much. I...

:twitchy: The bike, yes, me, not so much.

I originally set that up to not have to walk any of the big hill at Crater lake like I did the first time I went.

That wheel was from the pink/purple...
09-10-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 646
Posted By merziac

Anytime. :)

Anytime. :)
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