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Forum: Foo
10-20-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 267
Posted By zandoval

Time Share Sales Fraud???

Time Share Sales Fraud???
10-20-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 252
Posted By zandoval

Well if ya don't replace it you certainly should...

Well if ya don't replace it you certainly should check it more than frequently. Really looks like an area of potential dangerous failure..

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10-20-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 478
Posted By zandoval

Well setting up a small business in the United...

Well setting up a small business in the United States of America with coverage for General Liability of services provided is not that big a deal. But then you live in California... Ha... That's...
10-20-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By zandoval

Nice... Way to GO!!

Nice... Way to GO!!
10-20-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By zandoval

Just starting out and needing to pull a trailer....

Just starting out and needing to pull a trailer. I personally would get an old ChroMo Touring bike and work from there...
10-20-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 478
Posted By zandoval

A key here is if you received renumeration for...

A key here is if you received renumeration for your service.

So the question is, are you setting up a business or a service? It is not that expensive to acquire liability insurance for services...
10-20-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 611
Posted By zandoval

Talking to the guys using Tubulars I have found...

Talking to the guys using Tubulars I have found most in the Central Texas area using Caffelatex or Stans. Never Slime or Mukoff. Truly considering what a good set of Tubulars or even regular tires...
10-19-21, 11:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 434
Posted By zandoval

Yep... That's one tool I would not leave home...

Yep... That's one tool I would not leave home without.

I mostly tinker about on old cheap bikes with buggered up Phillips or Common head bolts. I switch them out for Allens all the time. I have a...
10-19-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By zandoval

UPDATE: OK... by removing the ball bearings I got...

UPDATE: OK... by removing the ball bearings I got rid of the click. The friction on the lever would not stay in place. So I twisted and tightened the "D" ring on the lever. Nothing happened no matter...
Forum: Commuting
10-19-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 490
Posted By zandoval

As mush as we would like to think otherwise a...

As mush as we would like to think otherwise a Snitch is a Snitch, often more trouble than they are worth...

Be selective in choosing this role. It's not for everybody...
10-19-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 652
Posted By zandoval

As much as I like Tubulars I would get another...

As much as I like Tubulars I would get another wheel set. Try on a 27" wheel set and see if it fits. A used fair condition vintage wheel set in steel can be had for good prices these days. I...
10-18-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 31,379
Posted By zandoval

I had a canvas awning with a tear and tried many...

I had a canvas awning with a tear and tried many ways to fix it. It was fun but I failed. I then took took it to an upholstery shop to see if it could be fixed. Within 10 minuets the guy closed it...
10-18-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 668
Posted By zandoval

It would appear that just like a New Walmart or a...

It would appear that just like a New Walmart or a used Pawn Shop bike you need to scrutinize your bicycle from Stem to Stern and Port to Starboard. No matter the Manufacturer or Supplier. Unlike most...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 652
Posted By zandoval

Prescription googles and these really work! And...

Prescription googles and these really work! And good for swimming too. I would wear them over the bachlava and a little loose.

...
10-17-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 831
Posted By zandoval

So what do you drink on Monte De Grappa? ...

So what do you drink on Monte De Grappa? "GRAPPA!"

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Hey... Its made from wine....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,831
Posted By zandoval

Being in a very high risk group I have had to...

Being in a very high risk group I have had to stay in the foxhole for over a year now. Really tough in that I am a health care provider and not seeing patients. It's good to see this thread where...
Forum: Touring
10-17-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,573
Posted By zandoval

Due to health I no longer do the camping thing...

Due to health I no longer do the camping thing but have allot of experience doing it under multiple conditions. Today's bivys are fantastic, light weight, and cheap. I really cannot emphasize enough...
Forum: Commuting
10-16-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 469
Posted By zandoval

If you get real deep purple looking saddle sores...

If you get real deep purple looking saddle sores resembling cystic acne you need a prescription. I have seen chronic saddle sores from hell in my practice and they can be a booger to get rid of....
10-16-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 233
Posted By zandoval

I have never been able to afford re-chroming...

I have never been able to afford re-chroming forks. I don't do real honest a goodness restorations. So when I get a fork with chrome damage I hit it like any kind of rust. I sand the damages areas to...
10-16-21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 427
Posted By zandoval

Yep...

Yep...
10-16-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 474
Posted By zandoval

Wow.. That looks like my neighborhood trails here...

Wow.. That looks like my neighborhood trails here in Central Texas 10 months outta the year. Even the poison ivy too... Ha
10-16-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 474
Posted By zandoval

I wonder if this was from a big bump/thump or...

I wonder if this was from a big bump/thump or just wear and tear. did the rim have damage too?

I talked to a guy who did quality control on alloy parts for aircraft. They used very special...
Forum: Foo
10-15-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 381
Posted By zandoval

I like it... Bravo Kirk... When you want to go to...

I like it... Bravo Kirk... When you want to go to space you do it...

And Umph them if they can't take a joke...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,443
Posted By zandoval

I to feel better using non-polarized sun glasses....

I to feel better using non-polarized sun glasses. My cataracts are not bad enough for correction yet but using non-polarized glasses with a green tint helps. I have an old pair or aviator clip-on's...
Forum: Foo
10-15-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By zandoval

OK... Got My Three Flats

Got another flat today, a blow out. So that makes three this week. All have been from failures. Two tubes failed at the base of the presta valve. They were old tubes. The one today was a tire bead...
10-15-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,752
Posted By zandoval

Great discussion and the lights change in...

Great discussion and the lights change in brightness and quality every few months. Long ago we strapped a flashlight with two C size batteries on our left leg and hopped for the best. Recently I...
10-15-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By zandoval

Still can't get used to the price... But good bar...

Still can't get used to the price... But good bar tape was never cheap...
10-15-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By zandoval

It does not rain in cycling... It rains on...

It does not rain in cycling... It rains on cyclists
And when it rains on cyclists... Cyclists get wet...


Salt water is a killer. Dirty water is bad. Marine Grease is fantastic. I...
10-14-21, 11:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 876
Posted By zandoval

I was 20 years old stationed in Vicenza in early...

I was 20 years old stationed in Vicenza in early 70's. I remember cycling narrow roads through miles of vinyards. Some of the ones between Verona and Vicenza had signs Bolla. And then there was a...
10-14-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 876
Posted By zandoval

Been so long since I have had MD 20/20 or...

Been so long since I have had MD 20/20 or Strawberry Hill I am thinking I'll try some one last time...
10-14-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 876
Posted By zandoval

I remember drinking wine as a young one ridding...

I remember drinking wine as a young one ridding with the old boys in Vicenza Italy. We would stop, water up, make adjustments, catch our breath, maybe eat some bread, and wash it down with wine so...
10-14-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 313
Posted By zandoval

Could have been water rot. These were old well...

Could have been water rot. These were old well used tubes and tires. I suspect that every time we air up our tires we get a small amount of moisture into the tube. It is bound to build up over time....
10-14-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By zandoval

SunRace DT Shifter 7 Speed Remove Indexing

Tuning up my latest Franken Build I had to remove the indexing from an old set of SunRace down tube shifters. The shifters were originally supposed to be compatible with Shimano 7 speed freewheels. I...
10-14-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 313
Posted By zandoval

Tube Failure Below Presta Stem

Was airing up a wheel set that had been hanging on my garage wall for a few years. The wheel set was protected form the elements except for Texas Heat. Half way through airing at about 28PSI-2BAR...
10-12-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,410
Posted By zandoval

When working the skids actual reality can hit ya...

When working the skids actual reality can hit ya hard.
Better to not get too hardened by its tempering tests.
Those fleeting periods of hopelessness are not only found in the homeless.

The big...
10-12-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,088
Posted By zandoval

I'm only 68. With a bad back, and a few other...

I'm only 68. With a bad back, and a few other things that are certainly going to shorten my longevity. I no longer ride on the open road but that is due to vision balance and trafic. I stay on less...
10-12-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By zandoval

I am not exactly sure. I think they manufacture...

I am not exactly sure. I think they manufacture but I need to give them a call. Right now they have fantastic quality on the cranks so I suspect they are USA made. Finding a 46/30 Silver Alloy Crank...
Forum: Commuting
10-12-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 317
Posted By zandoval

You may want to check out the pawn shops. Almost...

You may want to check out the pawn shops. Almost all the pawn shops in Texas are owned my just a few franchises. They rotate thier stock throughout the state. Get a general idea of what you are...
10-12-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 709
Posted By zandoval

Yes... I agree. For a long time the cable sets...

Yes... I agree. For a long time the cable sets were of reliable quality and upgrading to higher quality special housings and cables was not that expensive. Just the few cable housings I have...
10-12-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 709
Posted By zandoval

Over in Galveston Texas cables don't last long....

Over in Galveston Texas cables don't last long. Even the stainless ones. Especially if the bikes are stored out side or on back porches. I remember seeing one of the Shrimpers on a boat dock tidying...
10-12-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 416
Posted By zandoval

As of 2021 that Shimano 600 Group set could make...

As of 2021 that Shimano 600 Group set could make you enough money to pay for at least half of what it would take to go to Brifters. You can spread the rear drop outs to take a 7 Speeds. You can find...
10-12-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By zandoval

Bumper Sticker Decals: See post #65 ...

Bumper Sticker Decals: See post #65

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10-11-21, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By zandoval

Franken - Peugeot Dolomites 80s?

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10-10-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 556
Posted By zandoval

Could be that the strap is too thin. You can lace...

Could be that the strap is too thin. You can lace it with a thicker strap or lace a piece of ribbon material along with the current strap material. Had this problem long ago with US Army T10 chutes....
10-10-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 500
Posted By zandoval

Yep... What you don't do you may not be able to....

Yep... What you don't do you may not be able to. It's always a surprise to me...
10-10-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By zandoval

The Tektro R559 should get you there no matter...

The Tektro R559 should get you there no matter what. I had an old Ted Williams bike that had old Universal long reach brakes. When I upgraded them I went to Tektro R559 and they barely made it. If I...
10-10-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By zandoval

Only problem we have had in my local area is that...

Only problem we have had in my local area is that Four Wheeler's and Motorcycles find them, get in there and tear them up. Often the noise of them tearing around scares those that live nearby. I am...
10-10-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,503
Posted By zandoval

When it's taking three months to get in a Trek...

When it's taking three months to get in a Trek after your order I think this fills a need. Step out buy a bike cheap at Walmart. Also they have helmets, pumps, tubes, tires, decals, stickers,...
10-10-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,618
Posted By zandoval

I don't see where you could have done anything...

I don't see where you could have done anything different other than take a spill to get his attention. Horn, taser, 38, bear spray, maybe a camera, I just don't see a good out come with any...
10-10-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By zandoval

Yep... But the ting is you are ridding... That's...

Yep... But the ting is you are ridding... That's what is important. This winter when ya get stuck in the house you can switch out components with a smaller frame. Till then... RIDE THAT HORSE... Ha
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