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Forum: Foo
09-24-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By FBOATSB

Ha ha. I used to make toys like that when I was...

Ha ha. I used to make toys like that when I was in school. You do know that you can taper the width of the two rails on the upward side to accelerate the ball prior launch right? Agree crappy video...
09-24-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 25,108
Views: 3,161,116
Posted By FBOATSB

Cool. Diamond Chain is still in business in...

Cool. Diamond Chain is still in business in downtown Indianapolis IN.
Edit: Oops, I looked it up. Still cranking out chains, but planning to move nextdoor to Illinois in the next 2 or 3 years....
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By FBOATSB

Hi pickles, you have two pics in your gallery now...

Hi pickles, you have two pics in your gallery now readily viewable by members here, but they don't show much. If you were to dig that bike out of that storage shed and take some pics in the daylight...
09-18-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 500
Posted By FBOATSB

A '65 Schwinn eh? Does it still have the original...

A '65 Schwinn eh? Does it still have the original headset and is it regularly serviced/in good adjustment? Those same symptoms have presented themselves to me and that is what the cure turned out to...
09-11-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,018
Posted By FBOATSB

That's totally do-able here if in the left turn...

That's totally do-able here if in the left turn lane of a busy city intersection. Some main intersections here have two lane left turn lanes each way and three or four cars could easily pull out into...
09-05-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 533
Posted By FBOATSB

James1964 just recently sold a 71 Gitane with a...

James1964 just recently sold a 71 Gitane with a very similar stem. Listed it as a Pivo. Maybe he can take a look and verify....
Forum: Foo
09-01-21, 02:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 860
Posted By FBOATSB

No, I don't follow that "sport" so I looked it...

No, I don't follow that "sport" so I looked it up. The burrito lady is Raina Huang.
The hot dog lady, Miko Sudo, you can read about here:...
Forum: Foo
08-31-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 860
Posted By FBOATSB

Yeah, she's a pro, or are they called competitive...

Yeah, she's a pro, or are they called competitive eaters now. She was just in the news for eating that ten pound burrito. I believe you can stretch your stomach to accommodate the volume.
Way back...
Forum: Foo
08-31-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 860
Posted By FBOATSB

https://youtu.be/O3l3TFiQAMY Looks to be the...

https://youtu.be/O3l3TFiQAMY
Looks to be the same chick to me.
Forum: Foo
08-22-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 612
Posted By FBOATSB

Just one google search brought this up. 20...

Just one google search brought this up.
20 thousand miles eh?
https://m.carcomplaints.com/Subaru/Forester/2015/brakes/excess_corrosion_wear_on_rear_brakes.shtml...
Forum: Foo
08-22-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 612
Posted By FBOATSB

I can't offer any advice other than it's not the...

I can't offer any advice other than it's not the rack, and normally front brakes wear out first. I haven't done any car wrenching in a long time and if you don't change your own brakes a mechanic...
08-22-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 25,108
Views: 3,161,116
Posted By FBOATSB

https://veetireco.com/ Apparently sold via all...

https://veetireco.com/
Apparently sold via all the usual sources.
Edit: Could be a challenge finding the size you need.
08-21-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By FBOATSB

Yes, hopefully that's all the OP needs to...

Yes, hopefully that's all the OP needs to proceed, but zooming in I am not convinced that that is the correct removal tool. The splines look a little off to me.
Edit: Oof. The more I look at, I hope...
08-21-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By FBOATSB

That's the only pic in the OP's gallery. It...

That's the only pic in the OP's gallery. It appears they have a splined removal tool. Maybe they just don't realize which way to turn it? Suggesting the Park Tool site above is about the best that...
08-21-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By FBOATSB

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Forum: Foo
08-19-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 2,506,825
Posted By FBOATSB

Good ones! Didn't mean to be so picky over a...

Good ones! Didn't mean to be so picky over a typo, I just thought it funny how many layers graphic designers, artists, printers, distributers, and installers these had to pass through before they got...
Forum: Foo
08-19-21, 02:31 AM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 2,506,825
Posted By FBOATSB

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08-18-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 25,108
Views: 3,161,116
Posted By FBOATSB

Yes you do!:) I did some googling and found the...

Yes you do!:)
I did some googling and found the Alpha brand "ordinary bicycle" aka penny farthing made by Birmingham Small Arms Co. way back in the early 1880's and since Raleigh swallowed most all...
08-18-21, 04:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 500
Posted By FBOATSB

Can you expand on this statement? What causes you...

Can you expand on this statement? What causes you to ride less miles than you started out to ride? Time constraints? Sore butt? Fatigue? Apathy? Making small fit adjustments or a new saddle or maybe...
08-16-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,129
Posted By FBOATSB

Yeah, pop or just Coke. A soda was something you...

Yeah, pop or just Coke. A soda was something you got at the soda fountain at the drug store with ice cream or whatever in it. Something I rarely had money for. Frozen treats by the way were either...
08-16-21, 02:41 AM
Replies: 25,108
Views: 3,161,116
Posted By FBOATSB

On my three speed I went with the Z1 nickel...

On my three speed I went with the Z1 nickel plated because I like shiney things:)
These product descriptions are off of the amazonian juggernaut's website.
Z1 product description:
Features &...
08-15-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 831
Posted By FBOATSB

Me thinks you need to wind the spring on your...

Me thinks you need to wind the spring on your pulleys 180 before you thread your chain through.
I have an Atom 5 speed freewheel with 14-24 cogs, English thread, that I'm not especially married to...
08-15-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,129
Posted By FBOATSB

"trail"

"Can you give me a trail to school?
"Come on, I'll give you a trail to the store"
Occasionally the rear passenger would be hanging on for dear life to the Radio Flyer loaded with pop bottles for...
08-14-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4,260
Views: 415,959
Posted By FBOATSB

Re: Regina cogs. You might check with...

Re: Regina cogs.
You might check with pastorbobnlnh
He has use of them. I would defer to him.
If he does not want them I will most certainly be interested.
Forum: Foo
08-14-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 899
Posted By FBOATSB

I've had many dogs and cats pretty much my entire...

I've had many dogs and cats pretty much my entire 6.5 decades. Prefer cats.
Biggest dog I ever had was a Siberian Huskie, a legit sled dog if there ever was one. Walking her on a short leash she...
Forum: Foo
08-14-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 899
Posted By FBOATSB

The dog on the right looks embarrassed.

The dog on the right looks embarrassed.
08-14-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 843
Posted By FBOATSB

Don't forget to factor in speed and braking...

Don't forget to factor in speed and braking differences while computing tread wear between gravel/broken road versus smooth (abrasive) roads.
Forum: Foo
08-14-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By FBOATSB

No. Dick the Bruiser, Wilbur Snyder, Baron Bon...

No.
Dick the Bruiser, Wilbur Snyder, Baron Bon Raschke, Ernie ladd.
08-14-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,338
Posted By FBOATSB

I've been able to sell stuff on CL relatively...

I've been able to sell stuff on CL relatively painlessly by only using the anonymous email feature until there have been several coherent back and forth messages before phone/text. What I find funny...
08-14-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,188
Posted By FBOATSB

This is why we (wife and I) are glad we totally...

This is why we (wife and I) are glad we totally deleted ourselves from that place way back when. Our inboxes were flooded from the gitgo by all sorts of strange things.
Replies: 17
Views: 753
Posted By FBOATSB

That thing is long gone. Went for $70. ...

That thing is long gone. Went for $70.

There's another nice large Centurion Le Mans on Goodwill in Arizona. Somebody should hit that.
edit: link
https://www.shopgoodwill.com/Item/127113628
07-31-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By FBOATSB

Yes it does, bowwow, you're up to six. Your post...

Yes it does, bowwow, you're up to six. Your post count is easy to see whether on mobile or desktop....
07-28-21, 02:31 AM
Replies: 25,108
Views: 3,161,116
Posted By FBOATSB

This might be of some interest, to some: New...

This might be of some interest, to some:
New Departure (http://www.usautoindustryworldwartwo.com/General%20Motors/newdeparture.htm)
Forum: Introductions
07-08-21, 02:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By FBOATSB

Welcome to the forums. I worked for a few years...

Welcome to the forums. I worked for a few years on Rattlesnake Point in Port Tampa. Sort of remember the region down there.
(Back in the '90s)
Forum: Foo
07-03-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,212
Posted By FBOATSB

Serious question: I got a cracked windshield...

Serious question: I got a cracked windshield repaired probably ten years ago and it didn't cost a dime. Just a few hours at a shop. All covered by insurance with no deductible allowed. Is this a...
Forum: Foo
07-03-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,212
Posted By FBOATSB

A regular 737 went into the ocean a couple days...

A regular 737 went into the ocean a couple days ago.
Forum: Foo
07-03-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 2,506,825
Posted By FBOATSB

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

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Officer:
"Does it not block your view...
06-27-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,146
Posted By FBOATSB

Get the gel style. You have a slightly less...

Get the gel style. You have a slightly less chance of it blowing back in your face that way.
06-23-21, 02:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 654
Posted By FBOATSB

I have no idea how accurate this is, just...

I have no idea how accurate this is, just randomly pulled from the web. https://lecycleur.com/style/the-right-handlebar-tape-to-match-your-vintage-bicycle/
"Prior to 1975 there was hardly any...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,094
Posted By FBOATSB

I'm more concerned about the water itself and...

I'm more concerned about the water itself and what may be in it as opposed to plastic bottles made to todays standards. But only concerned enough to put a whole house filter on my incoming water...
06-20-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,713
Posted By FBOATSB

This is Costco.com, not Costco the warehouse...

This is Costco.com, not Costco the warehouse store. I'd be pretty surprised to walk in there to stock up on groceries and see anything other than low end bikes out on the floor.
06-19-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2,528
Views: 268,363
Posted By FBOATSB

​​​​​​ Tragically, I'm guessing tossed out a car...

​​​​​​ Tragically, I'm guessing tossed out a car window. Most of the cats that have made it to me over the years have been cast offs.
06-19-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2,528
Views: 268,363
Posted By FBOATSB

Weeping tears of joy for Polly now. Good on you!

Weeping tears of joy for Polly now.
Good on you!
06-18-21, 05:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,399
Posted By FBOATSB

Even on a Brooks saddle clamp the cross bolt is...

Even on a Brooks saddle clamp the cross bolt is made from some very soft and stretchy material, along with the clamp itself. I replace the bolt with a grade 8 from the hardware store. You can torque...
06-17-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,673
Posted By FBOATSB

Chewy, I'm signing up for Medicare part A only...

Chewy, I'm signing up for Medicare part A only tonight. I just turned 65 and still have a good full time job with two pensions and good health plan. Signing up for Medicare is required at 65 so the...
06-16-21, 05:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,310
Posted By FBOATSB

Pretty easy to tip your bike over and bend/dent...

Pretty easy to tip your bike over and bend/dent something.
06-13-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,282
Posted By FBOATSB

Yes. I have several projects on hold mostly...

Yes. I have several projects on hold mostly because of spoke prices, not shortages. It's also hard to justify a bolt that costs more than the seatpost it's going on but I did buy that anyway.:(
06-12-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,333
Posted By FBOATSB

I hear you loud and clear sir. I'm going to go...

I hear you loud and clear sir. I'm going to go ahead and say there is absolutely nothing that is OK to inhale besides air. Dust, fibers, smoke, aromatic hydrocarbons, VOCs, pollen, you name it. Your...
Forum: Foo
06-12-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By FBOATSB

Ha ha squirrels are so well fed around here that...

Ha ha squirrels are so well fed around here that they get fattened up to the point they can't get across the streets fast enough. Thump thump.
Forum: Foo
06-12-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,181
Posted By FBOATSB

Yes, I am a chipmunk serial killer, there, I said...

Yes, I am a chipmunk serial killer, there, I said it. It's got to be in the hundreds by now. No bait needed in the trap, I know their habits running along the porch. And I've seen plenty of night...
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