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07-07-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,162
Posted By qcpmsame

Very nice build, your organization and attention...

Very nice build, your organization and attention to detail are really good. I believe Doug and Sluggo gave you good, knowledgable answers to the question about the seat tube curve. I would keep an...
07-06-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,269
Posted By qcpmsame

Just make friends with the new occupants, then...

Just make friends with the new occupants, then drop by when you are "out that way".

Knowing you Joe, you'll make up the mileage space in no time:thumb:.

Bill
07-06-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,127
Posted By qcpmsame

Everything looks much better than the last time I...

Everything looks much better than the last time I ducked in. thanks much for all the hard work and efforts to bring things back, and make them even better.

Bill
06-23-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 952
Posted By qcpmsame

Owned a 'Yota Starlet, 1983 model. Smallest car I...

Owned a 'Yota Starlet, 1983 model. Smallest car I ever drove, 6'-1" and 200 lbs didn't/doesn't fold up very easily, so it was passed on to my mother.

Three-way tailgates.....now pick up trucks...
06-16-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 952
Posted By qcpmsame

Only if itís boosted by a Rocket 88Ö

Only if itís boosted by a Rocket 88Ö
06-16-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 444
Posted By qcpmsame

Building my wife a Bottecchia Cro Mor from a...

Building my wife a Bottecchia Cro Mor from a frame that a generous C&V regular gave me. She rode with me for many miles in the 70ís and 80ís and now itís time to return her to our vintage 10 speed...
06-16-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,895
Posted By qcpmsame

I read a reply to a tech letter page in an...

I read a reply to a tech letter page in an audiophile magazine, a few decades back. Guy asked if he could just paint walls with a electroconductive metal infused coating as wire tracks, with drywall...
05-12-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,901
Posted By qcpmsame

With my family history, I was sure a major heat...

With my family history, I was sure a major heat attack would have taken me long before now My dad passed at 49, while mom and I tried our best to use CPR, grandmother (paternal) had major, fatal...
04-14-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2,435
Views: 815,597
Posted By qcpmsame

Going be hard for any of us to top the Citroen...

Going be hard for any of us to top the Citroen Estate team car. Nice quiver of C&V bikes you have there.

Bill
03-12-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,502
Posted By qcpmsame

Every day contemporary bike, '12 CAAD 10 Ultegra,...

Every day contemporary bike, '12 CAAD 10 Ultegra, 53-39 crankset, 11-28 11-speed cog set, Tommasini Prestige, Campag NR/SR crankset, 52-42 crankset, 14-26 6 speed corset, Medici Pro Strada, campag NR...
03-05-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 85,665
Posted By qcpmsame

Rowan, Just reading our post has made my...

Rowan,
Just reading our post has made my day-week-month, heck, the year for that matter. It is so good to see that you are able to get some cycling in, and you have a wonderful lady to be your guide...
03-05-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,559
Posted By qcpmsame

It came as a surprise to me when I found them...

It came as a surprise to me when I found them on-line. I was settling for the 23 Rallys after the old Giro that was 22 only. That little bit of extra air volume and contact patch is most welcome. I...
03-02-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,271
Posted By qcpmsame

I'd dearly love to find an old Silca floor model,...

I'd dearly love to find an old Silca floor model, the current owner of the rights and tooling is far too proud of the reputation, and prices them far-far-far out of my short monetary reach.

Nice...
03-02-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,106
Posted By qcpmsame

Porsche's, Guards Red, has long been a favorite...

Porsche's, Guards Red, has long been a favorite on mine, but not wanting to attract any attention to any vehicle I drive, it never will happen. My brother, a retired Sheriff's LT, calls it "Write Me...
03-02-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,559
Posted By qcpmsame

My current chalice is the Rally, but in the 25...

My current chalice is the Rally, but in the 25 width, fits just barely in both frames/forks. I wish the Giros were still the same as in the past, I used them for several years with no issues at all....
03-01-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,559
Posted By qcpmsame

I used Goof-Off to clean the old glue off the...

I used Goof-Off to clean the old glue off the rims, for tubs, from time to time. Be certain you wear rubber, or solvent-proof gloves, if you use it though.

I learned about Goof-Off from...
02-26-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,106
Posted By qcpmsame

Oh wow, that Mondia really makes my liver quiver!...

Oh wow, that Mondia really makes my liver quiver! Very nice looking bicycle, in every aspect, IMHO. If you have kept that one that nice nd maintained, so well all this time, kudos sir.

Bill
02-22-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,106
Posted By qcpmsame

RoS, Interesting CAD work you have done, very...

RoS,
Interesting CAD work you have done, very realistic renderings that you are generating to work with. Those 3M paint stripper attachments are really good stuff, beats the hand cramps from using...
02-17-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,106
Posted By qcpmsame

Interesting build/restoration project, I'm...

Interesting build/restoration project, I'm following this one to watch how the rust is handled by a caring and skilled enthusiast from here. My '80 ( as best as the Learned Elders in this forum can...
02-17-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,559
Posted By qcpmsame

Always love seeing you post pics of the Alpina,...

Always love seeing you post pics of the Alpina, it is such a pretty, classically built and configured bicycle. As to tubs, personally I use glue, out of habit since 1979. The modern tape is much...
01-31-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By qcpmsame

Wow, just plain WOW, this Bandit is one beautiful...

Wow, just plain WOW, this Bandit is one beautiful piece of engineering and adaptive design/craftsmanship. Good see you got it finished before the spring is upon us!! That green colourway is...
01-30-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,207
Posted By qcpmsame

This, and being over friendly with the other long...

This, and being over friendly with the other long time members dang near ended the 50-Plus Forum a while ago. I believe Tom's Stickie about it is still there, but the instigator was banned (Karma...
01-20-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,218
Posted By qcpmsame

At 64, this place and the people, are some the...

At 64, this place and the people, are some the best means of enabling a cycling addiction, er habit. Been hanging around the place since Jan 2008, kind of like an old bat in a bell tower.

Bill
01-20-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By qcpmsame

Been riding with a PD diagnosis since 2014, and a...

Been riding with a PD diagnosis since 2014, and a firm believer that my cycling works better than meds, in many ways. My balance is better when I am getting in regular rides, 4-6 times weekly (that...
01-11-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,795
Posted By qcpmsame

No problems here at all, just not something I...

No problems here at all, just not something I would attempt, and I have two steel frames needing repainting. In my shop. Considering media blasting as no chromed lugs or socks are involved with the...
01-09-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,795
Posted By qcpmsame

The heat of even a camp fire could change the...

The heat of even a camp fire could change the crystalline structure and bonds of the metals, maybe not drastically, but it has been altered and its strength is compromised to a degree. As a site...
12-11-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,861
Posted By qcpmsame

Just another day in the Corps, where every day is...

Just another day in the Corps, where every day is a holiday, and every meal a banquet......:roflmao2:If nomadmax has had worse, he has my total empathy. At least we have avoided the Covid plague, so...
12-10-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,861
Posted By qcpmsame

Had a set of Kreitler rollers, picked them up in...

Had a set of Kreitler rollers, picked them up in 1979, from a fellow club member. Loved riding them once I found the balance points, and set up a box fan for give some air movement in our little...
07-29-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,028
Posted By qcpmsame

Nice job of polishing out the hairline...

Nice job of polishing out the hairline orangeology . I worked in failure analysis of steel, in the construction industry (quality engineer,) for 30+ years, you might want to do a "poor man's"...
06-25-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,703
Posted By qcpmsame

Subscribed, good to see another Swedish themed...

Subscribed, good to see another Swedish themed build, and direct for Sweden too:thumb:

Bill
06-25-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,310
Posted By qcpmsame

Whatever works for SammyJ , the USPS bags are...

Whatever works for SammyJ , the USPS bags are free at any post office, and out of their mailing options they are the least expensive. I fit as many as five items in a tyvek envelope when the last 50+...
06-21-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By qcpmsame

Appreciate this thread, thanks much xiaoman1 ....

Appreciate this thread, thanks much xiaoman1 . Just finished a Google group call with our two, and their significant others, our daughter is making these a tradition it seems.

Great seeing and...
06-12-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,593
Posted By qcpmsame

randyjawa I probably have a Regina freewheel in...

randyjawa I probably have a Regina freewheel in the cogs you are looking for, let me check and I'll drop you a PM tomorrow. Its yours to enjoy.

Bill
06-03-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By qcpmsame

Just delete the colon and close quotation mark,...

Just delete the colon and close quotation mark, then it gets really interesting.

Bianchi84 I see what you did there:innocent:

Bill
05-21-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,327
Posted By qcpmsame

Looks much better with those black Bluemels, that...

Looks much better with those black Bluemels, that makes quite a nice looking bike there. Perhaps a new Cover-19, Phase II challenge build is upcoming , based on this pattern and weight goal.:50:
...
05-20-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,115
Posted By qcpmsame

Old timers here are hoping its an unconfirmed...

Old timers here are hoping its an unconfirmed sighting of R600DuraAce

Bill
05-19-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,332
Posted By qcpmsame

Welcome aboard, as said, parts and components can...

Welcome aboard, as said, parts and components can be found here in the For Sale subforum, worth the cost of membership to sell there. ebay is always a potential source for things, I've pretty much...
05-13-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,082
Posted By qcpmsame

To paraphrase, "You don't have to be crazy to...

To paraphrase, "You don't have to be crazy to participate here, but it helps...."

Bill
05-06-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,422
Posted By qcpmsame

Helically twisted tubes, IIRC. Nice looking bike,...

Helically twisted tubes, IIRC. Nice looking bike, and DMC707 I have the Botty painted, just looking for the group my wife wants me to put on it. Need to find a nice triple crankset, with brifters.
...
04-25-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,656
Posted By qcpmsame

Thanks all, I found the sites recommended, and...

Thanks all, I found the sites recommended, and visited them to just get an idea as to what was there.

merziac , I'm the same, only thing I can draw is flies, and color coordination is much like...
04-24-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By qcpmsame

Classic Lightweights has a good selection of...

Classic Lightweights has a good selection of pages on Campagnolo components, Peter set up a good site that is almost addictive for reading.

If you can find a copy of "The Dancing Chain" a history...
04-24-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,602
Posted By qcpmsame

Asked the wife, she's the one with the...

Asked the wife, she's the one with the mathematics degree in this house (I'm a lowly engineer, with an additional, worthless BA in Law, as a conversation killer,) she said the answer is 42, or Green,...
04-23-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,178
Posted By qcpmsame

Another C&V'er that got inspiration from Randy's...

Another C&V'er that got inspiration from Randy's site here. Hope things work out for the best, many of us are missing the place badly.

Bill
04-22-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,446
Posted By qcpmsame

Not sure about the C&V sellers, but local news...

Not sure about the C&V sellers, but local news just had a segment on one shop located near University of South Alabama is selling as fast as they can assemble new bikes, and used are going out the...
04-11-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 784
Posted By qcpmsame

juvela said he didn't have it in his possession. ...

juvela said he didn't have it in his possession.

I've figured It out, same guy that did the Shroud of Turin is the frame's builder/tubing manufacturer:innocent:

Bill
04-11-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 784
Posted By qcpmsame

To me the triangle portion looks stamped in, or...

To me the triangle portion looks stamped in, or rolled on, and the letter "B" (or a numeral "8", my best guess,) appears raised. Look long enough and it appears a "T" is below the "B" also.
...
04-10-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 784
Posted By qcpmsame

Found it, no way to circle the area though. No...

Found it, no way to circle the area though. No ideas either about what it is supposed to represent. Center of hanger, circular scrape in the paint directly above center, triangle and top of the "B"...
04-07-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By qcpmsame

It wasn't a big deal, we caught maybe two or...

It wasn't a big deal, we caught maybe two or three innings before dismissal bell. I only lived 3 blocks from the school, straight west on the sidewalk and hang a right, fourth house on the right. My...
04-06-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By qcpmsame

Remember watching that series in class,...

Remember watching that series in class, elementary school, if we behaved that morning we got to watch the afternoon games on the classroom television set. Even though I was a serious Cards/Bob Gibson...
04-04-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 678
Posted By qcpmsame

We will keep until some decent weather graces...

We will keep until some decent weather graces your area, glad that its maiden voyage was a good one, short though it was. Any mileage in the sun and fresh air sounds good to me, still riding my turbo...
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