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03-02-24, 05:04 PM
Replies: 21,556
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Posted By obrentharris

Fine weather today for those of us with...

Fine weather today for those of us with waterproof outer feathers.
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03-01-24, 11:34 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 68,198
Posted By obrentharris

Off to a slower than average start this year. ...

Off to a slower than average start this year. January and February combined:
MTB - 108 miles
Tandem - 46 miles
Road - 115 miles

Brent
02-28-24, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 274
Posted By obrentharris

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02-28-24, 03:55 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 38,637
Posted By obrentharris

Post your bike quick folks! Beat the May rush....

Post your bike quick folks! Beat the May rush. Only fifty-six more biking days until May.
Brent
02-28-24, 11:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,884
Posted By obrentharris

I don't know about powdercoat, but zinc phosphate...

I don't know about powdercoat, but zinc phosphate is pretty common with quality wet paint jobs. I use either an epoxy primer or a two part urethane primer over it.
Brent
02-27-24, 10:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,764
Posted By obrentharris

Hot dog vendor said "Nothing to it!" ...

Hot dog vendor said "Nothing to it!"
Brent
02-25-24, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By obrentharris

Perhaps Bianchigirll would find thid one...

Perhaps Bianchigirll would find thid one interesting.
Brent
Replies: 13
Views: 406
Posted By obrentharris

I guess it depends on how cheaply you can get the...

I guess it depends on how cheaply you can get the wheels and tires. In my neighborhood that"s a $75 bike with wheels and tires.
The cat, on the other hand, is pretty darn nice!
Brent
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-24, 08:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,068
Posted By obrentharris

1957 Carlton: ...

1957 Carlton:

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Yes, I regularly ride it and a couple of others that are a...
02-21-24, 10:29 PM
Replies: 21,556
Views: 2,995,615
Posted By obrentharris

Sun and rain played tag all day. Perfect weather...

Sun and rain played tag all day. Perfect weather for a ride if a few showers don't dampen your spirits.
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02-20-24, 08:52 PM
Replies: 21,556
Views: 2,995,615
Posted By obrentharris

Looks like the north end of Ridgecrest Road to...

Looks like the north end of Ridgecrest Road to me.

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Brent
02-20-24, 01:15 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 19,332
Posted By obrentharris

Do Old Men Look Super Silly Dragging this Inane...

Do Old Men Look Super Silly Dragging this Inane Thread On for Over 300 Posts?

Brent
02-20-24, 10:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,433
Posted By obrentharris

Good to see this thread back to the top. I'm...

Good to see this thread back to the top. I'm definitely getting an education here.
The bikes look great!
Brent
02-20-24, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By obrentharris

That looks to me like a prime candidate for...

That looks to me like a prime candidate for evaporust or an oxalic acid bath. This rust looks minor enough that a scrub with "Barkeeper's Friend" might even do the job. Follow up with rubbing...
02-17-24, 09:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,468
Posted By obrentharris

I'm sure a competent framebuilder could repair...

I'm sure a competent framebuilder could repair and strengthen those "ears," probably straighten them, then braze a tube between the two and cut out a slot in the tube afterwards. Let's see if we can...
02-17-24, 03:17 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 136,229
Posted By obrentharris

Dahlquist speakers! That brings back some fine...

Dahlquist speakers! That brings back some fine old memories. Thanks. I was a Magnepan guy back then.
Brent
02-17-24, 03:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,157
Posted By obrentharris

In fact Jacob's bike which Rob referenced above...

In fact Jacob's bike which Rob referenced above is equipped like this.

I can tell you from experience that, if one works carefully, the Weinmann levers can be bent so that there is less reach...
02-17-24, 10:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,884
Posted By obrentharris

Baking soda is cheap. I use a whole box (8oz.?)...

Baking soda is cheap. I use a whole box (8oz.?) in a frame bath. You will be fine letting the frames sit around for a day or two before purging them with baking soda. For extra protection you...
02-16-24, 09:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 387
Posted By obrentharris

Congratulations. Fabulous bike with all the...

Congratulations.
Fabulous bike with all the classic Spence Wolfe touches!
Brent
02-16-24, 11:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,884
Posted By obrentharris

A word of caution. Don't dump the neutralizing...

A word of caution. Don't dump the neutralizing baking soda into the acid bath while the frame is in the bath. The reaction that takes place may discolor paint and damage fragile decals.

Better...
02-10-24, 06:36 PM
Replies: 82,638
Views: 13,917,009
Posted By obrentharris

Post number 20 of this thread...

Post number 20 of this thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1223254-what-do-allegro-what-original-finish.html) will supply the answer to who got the Allegro and Frejus.
Brent
02-08-24, 10:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,763
Posted By obrentharris

Bob, I'm glad this bike and its great ...

Bob,
I'm glad this bike and its great documentation ended up in such good hands!
Brent
02-08-24, 10:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,109
Posted By obrentharris

Regarding your question about fitting modern...

Regarding your question about fitting modern components to an older bike, you should find plenty of inspiration in this rather lengthy thread...
02-03-24, 09:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 503
Posted By obrentharris

I think your eye is being fooled by the bend in...

I think your eye is being fooled by the bend in the down tube which is much greater on the bike in question than it is on the smaller brochure bike. I think the bike leaning away from the camera and...
02-02-24, 07:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By obrentharris

I clean the ones that are reasonable in the...

I clean the ones that are reasonable in the washing machine,hot setting. I throw away the rags that have grease on them. When I run low I go to the local thrift store where they are happy to give me...
02-01-24, 05:11 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 74,094
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-xQZC...

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Brent
02-01-24, 10:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,315
Posted By obrentharris

No wonder the industry went to through axles. ...

No wonder the industry went to through axles. You can't put those on the wrong side!
Brent
01-31-24, 07:34 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,900
Posted By obrentharris

Someone spared no expense on that bike. Great...

Someone spared no expense on that bike. Great find! Congratulations.
Brent
01-30-24, 07:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,890
Posted By obrentharris

I don't expect to find bikes on craigslist or FB...

I don't expect to find bikes on craigslist or FB for "$25-$50." I wouldn't bother with the hassle of selling online for $25 or $50. I would guess that many others feel the same way. If you can't...
01-30-24, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By obrentharris

A worthwhile endeavor! I have your Classic...

A worthwhile endeavor! I have your Classic American Bicycles map and it is beautiful. Thanks for doing this Andrea. You might want to also post this request on the Track Racing Forum...
01-27-24, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,004
Posted By obrentharris

Cinelli steel bars had the bulge in the clamping...

Cinelli steel bars had the bulge in the clamping area like these. Aluminum had a second piece of aluminum, a shim, wrapped around the clamping area. However I have an early aluminum bar that has...
01-24-24, 09:45 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,176
Posted By obrentharris

Hite Rite Brent

Hite Rite

Brent
01-23-24, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 480
Posted By obrentharris

The hex shaped hole in the axle end leads me to...

The hex shaped hole in the axle end leads me to believe that those screw on.
Brent
01-22-24, 10:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,352
Posted By obrentharris

Single bikes didn't work out for us. The...

Single bikes didn't work out for us. The disparity in our abilities was too great, so we bought our first tandem about 30 years ago and have been having a fine time ever since. For us the tandem is...
01-20-24, 10:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 848
Posted By obrentharris

I went the other way. My retirement gift to...

I went the other way. My retirement gift to myself (self-employed) was an automatic watch, the kind that is wound by the movement of the wearer. I have seen too many folks retire to the couch, so I...
01-18-24, 08:49 PM
Replies: 21,556
Views: 2,995,615
Posted By obrentharris

Tomales Bay ...

Tomales Bay
https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-rbb9q4Q/0/e05eeb5f/XL/_DSC2875-XL.jpg

Tomales
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01-16-24, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 883
Posted By obrentharris

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01-16-24, 11:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 883
Posted By obrentharris

Yes, for disassembling freewheels. Big end will...

Yes, for disassembling freewheels. Big end will screw onto freewheel body. Two pegs on small end fit into the scallops between the teeth of the cogs.
Mine is made by Regina. The stamping of the...
01-09-24, 02:45 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,193
Posted By obrentharris

It appears we have our choice: We can either...

It appears we have our choice: We can either complain about the ride or we can complain about the complainers. Alas, now we have nothing to complain about.
Rich? Hell yes! I own 12 bicycles....
Replies: 30
Views: 1,701
Posted By obrentharris

Great save! If that were a bit taller I would...

Great save!
If that were a bit taller I would happily give you $1,500 for it. Alas, Masi Specials in a 60cm size are rare. (non-existant?)
Brent
01-05-24, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 546,946
Posted By obrentharris

Please pardon my cultural ignorance and poor face...

Please pardon my cultural ignorance and poor face recognition skills but who are these people?
Brent
01-05-24, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By obrentharris

T-Mar sent me this information via private...

T-Mar sent me this information via private message:
"Based on the serial number and fork's date code the subject bicycle is a 1986 model manufactured in very late 1985. This serial number format has...
01-04-24, 08:42 PM
Replies: 82,638
Views: 13,917,009
Posted By obrentharris

The receipt has an address with a zip code. The...

The receipt has an address with a zip code. The zip code system didn't go into effect until 1963. I think the 1980 receipt is for a completely different bike than the Bianchi. Looks to me like it...
01-01-24, 08:12 PM
Replies: 21,556
Views: 2,995,615
Posted By obrentharris

The rains are here in earnest. In my part of the...

The rains are here in earnest. In my part of the world that means that any bike ride could produce a delicious meal. Here are the fruits of a couple recent fungal forays.
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12-29-23, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21,556
Views: 2,995,615
Posted By obrentharris

I got in a few miles yesterday between rain...

I got in a few miles yesterday between rain storms. Tide was high in Tomales Bay.

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12-27-23, 01:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,067
Posted By obrentharris

The wheels are 27.5 (650B) as is the fork. Pretty...

The wheels are 27.5 (650B) as is the fork. Pretty conventional hard tail MTB design but with the front end shortened up a little bit to accommodate the drop bars. Frame was designed for the...
12-26-23, 12:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,273
Posted By obrentharris

I must have been a very good boy this year. ...

I must have been a very good boy this year.


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Brent
12-26-23, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21,556
Views: 2,995,615
Posted By obrentharris

Wise man, left the car at home, can't bring as...

Wise man, left the car at home, can't bring as much stuff home on a bicycle.
Brent
12-18-23, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 712
Posted By obrentharris

I can only hope that fifty years from now my...

I can only hope that fifty years from now my modern bikes generate this amount of debate over my eclectic component choices.

In 1971 much bike building was more a la carte than it is today. Most...
12-16-23, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By obrentharris

Price? Size? Willing to drop at a shop that...

Price?
Size?
Willing to drop at a shop that will ship?
Brent
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