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10-02-22, 08:09 PM
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Posted By merziac

Paging Drillium Dude ;)

Paging Drillium Dude

;)
10-02-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 593
Posted By merziac

It never hurts when one has already learned to...

It never hurts when one has already learned to snatch the pebble as well. ;)
10-02-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 593
Posted By merziac

Great news, you get what you wanted? Going...

Great news, you get what you wanted?

Going to be able to get it going soon enough?

Needless to say, you've missed a lot of fun we've been having but imagine you will be making up for lost time...
10-02-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 537
Posted By merziac

Will do, I have no shame, where's my girdle? ...

Will do, I have no shame, where's my girdle? :foo:

Kicking myself, at Eroica there was an oldschool, repro, red, white and green merino with 60's Bianchi script for $60? that I passed on. :wtf:
10-02-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 593
Posted By merziac

He wants a MTB/gravel bike, lugged crown, maybe...

He wants a MTB/gravel bike, lugged crown, maybe Trek, very tall order, especially in PDX now days. :twitchy:

I have a couple road bikes that won't fit the bill or I would have already arranged to...
10-02-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 593
Posted By merziac

We gotta get him a bike first, he's @ N-0. ;)

We gotta get him a bike first, he's @ N-0. ;)
10-02-22, 12:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 364
Posted By merziac

I didn't know there would be math's, math's are...

I didn't know there would be math's, math's are hard, I hate math's. :twitchy:

And just for fun since I agree with Mr. Wahl, much of this is inconclusive without being fully, properly torqued,...
10-02-22, 12:07 AM
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Views: 612,558
Posted By merziac

Absolutely, no doubt about it. ;)

Absolutely, no doubt about it. ;)
10-02-22, 12:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 593
Posted By merziac

No worries I get it, same here. You have to...

No worries I get it, same here.

You have to have confidence in the bike, many things can get you there, tires, brakes, etc.

This is where the Kool Aid comes in, the Merz's excel here for me as...
10-01-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 71,701
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Posted By merziac

That is cool as ef, not too long ago, I would...

That is cool as ef, not too long ago, I would have bought that no matter what at that price. :twitchy:

And yes its way too small for me. ;)
10-01-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 266,196
Posted By merziac

Fortunately for you, you are doing without it. ...

Fortunately for you, you are doing without it. ;)

And I agree but I would take one in a more palatable color scheme in a heartbeat.
10-01-22, 04:13 PM
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Posted By merziac

Ah yes, kids now days, heaven forbid we just sit...

Ah yes, kids now days, heaven forbid we just sit and experience the sound, music and process. Guess it always was a heavy lift. ;)
10-01-22, 04:09 PM
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Views: 612,558
Posted By merziac

Agree on all counts. :twitchy: I wonder if a...

Agree on all counts. :twitchy:

I wonder if a big piece of helicopter/200 mph tape or some such could be stretch wrap adhered to maintain integrity, maybe. ;)

Or you could have Rudy do a...
10-01-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14,895
Views: 3,622,392
Posted By merziac

Nothing random about that, epic bad azz score,...

Nothing random about that, epic bad azz score, IMO. ;)
10-01-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 537
Posted By merziac

Couple more for posterity, Too small, cool,...

Couple more for posterity,

Too small, cool, old, low end.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/lowly_b_001_50bea514cf7d3c810cb13277d3021e5e5418f681.jpg

Retroed 86?...
10-01-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 537
Posted By merziac

Tx, It is and I am, one of 5, I rode it a...

Tx,

It is and I am, one of 5, I rode it a bit before I tore it down, it was nasty and the parts I wanted off it are mostly worn out or rashed so the frame is the get and a bit small so....
...
10-01-22, 02:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 537
Posted By merziac

Ok, well I tried, didn't see where it specified...

Ok, well I tried, didn't see where it specified the pic had to be of a Bianchi. ;)
10-01-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 537
Posted By merziac

Or this. ...

Or this.


https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/bianchi_sl_001_38e5a5ac991cb980164493450f92c4eb9c35dac6.jpg
10-01-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 537
Posted By merziac

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/big_strawberry_and_merckx_027_21920c99d027f20515d369dd0b5f4d7b2911d7d4.jpg

How about this? ;)
09-30-22, 11:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 593
Posted By merziac

Oh, I get the blues reference, the :wtf:is for...

Oh, I get the blues reference, the :wtf:is for the bailout, desertion, perceived slight, abandonment, etc. :roflmao2:

Always had a feeling you were being hamstrung by your road bikes.

Couldn't...
09-30-22, 09:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 364
Posted By merziac

Exactly, maybe the real experts will come along...

Exactly, maybe the real experts will come along and save us from ourselves. :crash:

I recently had the worst example of this I've had in quite awhile but its a Nervar steel square taper so all...
09-30-22, 09:29 PM
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Views: 11,669,531
Posted By merziac

Potato, patotoe, you can call it what you want,...

Potato, patotoe, you can call it what you want, its all C+V to me. ;)
09-30-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 593
Posted By merziac

Dirt Road Blues :wtf: Welcome back ;)

Dirt Road Blues

:wtf:

Welcome back ;)
09-30-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 364
Posted By merziac

:popcorn I got nuttin but usually stick my...

:popcorn

I got nuttin but usually stick my fingers in my ears while going la, la, la, la right before I get out the bag O spindles for a round of mix and match.

That said, I've never had one I...
09-30-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 71,701
Views: 11,669,531
Posted By merziac

Hard to say, maybe. :twitchy: Not a Huret...

Hard to say, maybe. :twitchy:

Not a Huret expert and don't think I've ever seen that but they wrote the book on early derailleurs including all the French builders so..... :foo:
09-30-22, 11:49 AM
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Posted By merziac

Happy to facilitate. ;)

Happy to facilitate. ;)
09-29-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 864
Posted By merziac

So spot weld pins never an option? Too much...

So spot weld pins never an option? Too much weakening, tubes too thin? :foo:
09-29-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 71,701
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Posted By merziac

Very cool to be sure and likely very narrow...

Very cool to be sure and likely very narrow interest window for it. At that ask it would have to be perfect to draw any non true believers in. :twitchy:
09-29-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 71,701
Views: 11,669,531
Posted By merziac

That Botty may have gained a bit in value just...

That Botty may have gained a bit in value just recently. :twitchy:
09-29-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 71,701
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Posted By merziac

:twitchy: Smokin deal either way, especially if...

:twitchy: Smokin deal either way, especially if the Matsuri is a Keirin.

And they're gone. ;)
09-28-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 71,701
Views: 11,669,531
Posted By merziac

Yes it does. :(

Yes it does. :(
09-28-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 71,701
Views: 11,669,531
Posted By merziac

Right at the HT lug, so, so is the TT. :bang: ...

Right at the HT lug, so, so is the TT. :bang:

With little or no kinkle, wrinkle, it could likely be yanked out and ridden for many more miles. :twitchy:
09-27-22, 03:25 PM
09-27-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 266,196
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Tx, yep, being a Strawberry all reds...

:thumb:

Tx, yep, being a Strawberry all reds can apply just like cherry, I didn't want that dark. Its Honda Basque red using just the base coat and I am a fan of it, just didn't have a choice once...
09-27-22, 12:27 PM
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Views: 11,669,531
Posted By merziac

And cool as ef. :love:

And cool as ef. :love:
09-27-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 983
Posted By merziac

PDW 1817, a bit spendy, northbend approved. ;) ...

PDW 1817, a bit spendy, northbend approved. ;)

Really look the business from here.

Most everything from them is very good, lifetime warranty*.
...
09-27-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 623
Posted By merziac

That would explain why they're on a Colnago. ;)

That would explain why they're on a Colnago. ;)
09-27-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By merziac

Quick sommelier hijack here, Eroica 25th ;) ...

Quick sommelier hijack here,

Eroica 25th ;)

https://shop.eroica.cc/en/products/lifestyle-en/6024/cavatappi-campagnolo-leroica-xxv/?mc_cid=54579f591e&mc_eid=640f492054
...
09-27-22, 12:20 AM
Replies: 71,701
Views: 11,669,531
Posted By merziac

I do believe you are correct, although I only...

I do believe you are correct, although I only thought I had seen that before, but not sure at all what it was. :foo:
09-26-22, 11:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 983
Posted By merziac

:thumb: As I suspected, they just seemed very...

:thumb: As I suspected, they just seemed very good from here. ;)
09-26-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 983
Posted By merziac

How about the PDW 1817's? ;) I did a PSA on...

How about the PDW 1817's? ;)

I did a PSA on them as they looked to be good stuff like PDW often has, and they seemed to be a bit more reasonable than some of their things.
09-26-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,867
Posted By merziac

If he has to cut it to get it out, he's gonna...

If he has to cut it to get it out, he's gonna need you to send him a stem, fork too ifn it is toast also. :twitchy:

You do have another super long one for him, right? :roflmao2:
09-26-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,867
Posted By merziac

The road to H**L.... We certainly mean well...

The road to H**L....

We certainly mean well but plenty of times we spin up, throw the book at it, but if its not one of the top easy 3 things we normally see, it can turn into a bonafide azz...
09-26-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,867
Posted By merziac

I don't think he's laughing at himself anymore,...

I don't think he's laughing at himself anymore, or us. :twitchy:

Hope he's making some kind of progress.

Gonna surmise here that he may be in over his head with us, we think we know what we're...
09-26-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 266,196
Posted By merziac

The experts are the experts for very good reason....

The experts are the experts for very good reason. :thumb:

Your frame looks awesome, great work by your guy despite the disobeying snafu.

Creative license is a tricky thing, I had a case on one...
09-26-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By merziac

EF, that sucks. :mad:

EF, that sucks. :mad:
09-26-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 883
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Absolutely, full agreement, got any aged,...

:thumb: Absolutely, full agreement, got any aged, tattered decal sets laying around? :twitchy:
09-26-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 883
Posted By merziac

Fantastic work over there, well done. Such a...

Fantastic work over there, well done. Such a challenge on one like this, "what to leave in, what to leave out" as the great Bob Seger sang.

Decals will be a tough call, "maybe" have some later...
09-26-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 430
Posted By merziac

No worries and your right, I've done it with...

No worries and your right, I've done it with mixed results, only used it on things that I didn't think it would make anything worse and don't think I did but was one of those things where I didn't...
09-25-22, 10:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 430
Posted By merziac

Not going to be at Auto Zone, you need to find a...

Not going to be at Auto Zone, you need to find a auto body paint supplier that sells to the public and mixes to match. Often not cheap and some don't do small touch up bottles, only pints and up or...
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