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01-26-23, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By noobinsf

I propose "Colnogo".

I propose "Colnogo".
01-24-23, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By noobinsf

These parts and that bike are incredible. It's...

These parts and that bike are incredible. It's well beyond my means, but I trust that they will end up in a good home. It's also news to me that member pcb passed away -- I always enjoyed his...
01-21-23, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By noobinsf

Your question made me curious, and I found this...

Your question made me curious, and I found this article. Apparently, since tubular tires are not vulcanized, they actually do continue to benefit from aging a few months.
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01-19-23, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7,994
Views: 897,752
Posted By noobinsf

Phil Wood 100/120 hubset from VRJAKE. Thank you! ...

Phil Wood 100/120 hubset from VRJAKE. Thank you!


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01-18-23, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19,987
Views: 2,522,613
Posted By noobinsf

"When you come to a wrench in the road, take...

"When you come to a wrench in the road, take it."
01-14-23, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By noobinsf

Pm coming!

Pm coming!
01-13-23, 05:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 498
Posted By noobinsf

If you really want to preserve the bike, a...

If you really want to preserve the bike, a repaint is probably necessary. I redid a frame that arrived in similar condition, and I documented the bare frame very well in this thread...
01-12-23, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By noobinsf

It's a really interesting design, and I have one...

It's a really interesting design, and I have one of their seat posts, which is really light. I think for now I need to pass, as I'm pinching pennies after a recent move. Thanks for the pics, and GLWS!
01-10-23, 12:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 875
Posted By noobinsf

So is your chainline inboard a little bit...

So is your chainline inboard a little bit compared to what is considered normal? Curious for the details since your gearing experiments are consistently interesting and mirror what I need in the...
01-09-23, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By noobinsf

You may see junk, but a lot of us see an...

You may see junk, but a lot of us see an afternoon of disassembly/cleaning and a bunch of useful spare parts. Thanks for passing them along!
01-01-23, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 591
Posted By noobinsf

Maybe offer $100 and fix the dent, then reassess....

Maybe offer $100 and fix the dent, then reassess. If you only invest time (assuming you have frame blocks or access), then that’s a nice frame to sell or trade. You’d give it a better chance of...
12-31-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,386
Posted By noobinsf

Approved! Proceed!

Approved! Proceed!
12-28-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 457
Posted By noobinsf

Wow, that's a fantastic paint job. Color, detail,...

Wow, that's a fantastic paint job. Color, detail, masking, everything. Beautiful! Do you know how the painter masked the lugs? Just careful tape, or one of those liquid barriers (like "liquid glove")?
12-27-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 444
Posted By noobinsf

Are ďStrongĒ seat posts good quality?

I saw one of these for sale and am considering it because itís in a diameter I need, but I wonder if anyone here has an opinion or experience with it. Picture credit to Velobase, thanks in advance!
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12-24-22, 06:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 835
Posted By noobinsf

Some of my berries don’t give a fig. The others...

Some of my berries don’t give a fig. The others are totally nuts.

I’ll find my way out.
12-24-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,132
Posted By noobinsf

I canít read the title of this thread without...

I canít read the title of this thread without hearing it in a Russian accent.

...
12-22-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By noobinsf

My bike builds are never as impeccable as yours,...

My bike builds are never as impeccable as yours, but I enjoy seeing the work of folks who keep to that standard. Beautiful stuff!

My first vintage road bike was in my 20's, and it was a wildly...
12-19-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,565
Posted By noobinsf

My Mercian spent the longest time dormant because...

My Mercian spent the longest time dormant because I wanted to do something about the distressed paint before building it up. Between life, work, and other bikes/wheels/parts, it took a long time to...
12-16-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 594
Posted By noobinsf

Well, now I'm intrigued. You installed Suntour...

Well, now I'm intrigued. You installed Suntour barcons in the past without removing the shift levers? I thought that was just how it is done. That's why I couldn't picture the issue you were having...
12-16-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,502
Posted By noobinsf

Just being a little punchy. Didn't you start the...

Just being a little punchy. Didn't you start the cryptic Rollfast thread recently? Pics are typically essential for an ID.
12-16-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,502
Posted By noobinsf

Something tells me it's probably a Rollfast......

Something tells me it's probably a Rollfast... Are customers allowed to touch this one?
12-15-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,614
Posted By noobinsf

This is a great service to your fellow hobbyists....

This is a great service to your fellow hobbyists. I do not need it now, but I love knowing that it may be out there if I do need it. Thank you!
12-12-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 757
Posted By noobinsf

I appreciate the the article acknowledges that...

I appreciate the the article acknowledges that this level of swiss cheesiness likely has some aerodynamic trade offs, and it can make some bikes impossibly delicate. It's pretty, though.
12-09-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7,994
Views: 897,752
Posted By noobinsf

I love a vintage shoe. I went on a Bata Biker...

I love a vintage shoe. I went on a Bata Biker buying spree a couple of years ago when they kept appearing in my size and in good condition, so I'm set for life. Presumably, that is -- unless they...
12-09-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By noobinsf

My best guess is that Matrix ISO is the model. ...

My best guess is that Matrix ISO is the model.

From ebay:

...
12-09-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By noobinsf

No, it means that new gift certificates are not...

No, it means that new gift certificates are not eligible for the discount. Those that were purchased during the gift card sale earlier this year are essentially cash at VO. Itís like using pre-tax...
12-09-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By noobinsf

He may be riding his childhood bike.

He may be riding his childhood bike.
12-06-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 919
Posted By noobinsf

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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12-03-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By noobinsf

I completely expected to see compromising images...

I completely expected to see compromising images of our respected peer, juvela…
12-02-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,055
Posted By noobinsf

The theme is remaining on topic, NOT ALL THE...

The theme is remaining on topic, NOT ALL THE QUESTIONS, man!

...
11-30-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,440
Posted By noobinsf

With more information, this thread makes less...

With more information, this thread makes less sense. I have no idea what is happening or why.
11-30-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 499
Posted By noobinsf

But to answer your question, it should work,...

But to answer your question, it should work, barring any spacing issues or ramping between chainrings. The 96mm bcd of the outer ring is the same between the two cranks.

Shimano stuff is so...
11-29-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By noobinsf

I've been *this close* many times before....

I've been *this close* many times before. Sometimes it's for the best. The one missed freebie that stings most is not even bike related -- it was an Eames chair with matching ottoman in very good...
11-28-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 618
Posted By noobinsf

Yikes. I may have a straddle cable that would...

Yikes. I may have a straddle cable that would work and would be happy to donate to the cause. Not taking anything away from his ingenuity, but you know, safety and all.
11-28-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,108
Posted By noobinsf

Permanent collection or rotating?

Permanent collection or rotating?
11-27-22, 06:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,840
Posted By noobinsf

Moderators will take these threads down. Please...

Moderators will take these threads down. Please follow the advice above about participation.
11-21-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,604
Posted By noobinsf

This reminds me of a Motor Trend review of a...

This reminds me of a Motor Trend review of a Rolls Royce back in the 90s that described its aerodynamics like so: "It does not so much slice through the wind as batter it aside." That line always...
11-21-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,161
Posted By noobinsf

Oh come on, that doesn't look too bad to me......

Oh come on, that doesn't look too bad to me... I've seen and dealt with much worse. Very cool bike, nice score!
11-17-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 578
Posted By noobinsf

I don't really know anything about the company,...

I don't really know anything about the company, but I found another example on the interwebs to look at some photos. That's a very nice bike -- early 80's Japanese bikes are among my favorites.
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11-16-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By noobinsf

If you search ebay for “french thread pedals” or...

If you search ebay for “french thread pedals” or “pedales 14 125,” or variations on that, you should be able to find stuff available.

Here is one option: link...
11-12-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,282
Posted By noobinsf

WHY ARE YOU DOING THIS? I’m local and it’s my...

WHY ARE YOU DOING THIS? I’m local and it’s my size. Ugh, really thinking this one over… Seriously, though, very kind of you to offer this.

EDIT:As much as I would love this pretty frame, my hands...
11-10-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14,996
Views: 3,680,020
Posted By noobinsf

Driving home tonight, I noticed a kid bike and...

Driving home tonight, I noticed a kid bike and grownup bike sitting out for the trash tomorrow right around the corner from my house. The big one came home with me. I donít have much use for a...
11-09-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 434
Posted By noobinsf

I don’t know — if you cycle through the choices...

I don’t know — if you cycle through the choices here, it looks like Ignite is Sensah’s uniquely branded 9s group, while the 10s group compatible with R4600 is named Quantam, while the 10s compatible...
11-09-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19,987
Views: 2,522,613
Posted By noobinsf

I follow this builder on Facebook because he's...

I follow this builder on Facebook because he's local to me, and his stuff is drool worthy. Yours is beautiful. How do you like it?
11-08-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,058
Posted By noobinsf

A media blasting likely is in order, even with an...

A media blasting likely is in order, even with an OA bath, just to get to those spiders under the paint. My Eisentraut was a similar basket case prior to bead blasting.

I recently had a frame...
11-08-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 707,599
Posted By noobinsf

Not sure if you two have connected? Maybe the...

Not sure if you two have connected? Maybe the 63.5 is too big?
Replies: 13
Views: 569
Posted By noobinsf

If the frame is straight and it fits, it would be...

If the frame is straight and it fits, it would be worth messing around with it. They don't make fork bends like that anymore. Probably rides very nicely.
11-07-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By noobinsf

Excellent quality produced by skilled and...

Excellent quality produced by skilled and knowledgeable craftspeople in a small company that treats its people well, with most things available at relatively affordable prices. What's not to like?
11-03-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By noobinsf

Wow, even the branded grips are in good shape....

Wow, even the branded grips are in good shape. Very nice!
11-02-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7,994
Views: 897,752
Posted By noobinsf

Nope, thanks!

Nope, thanks!
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