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06-29-22, 10:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,397
Posted By zandoval

Mixte

Mixte
06-29-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,322
Posted By zandoval

I get it... Sometimes ya just can't help the...

I get it... Sometimes ya just can't help the chuckle. Like that kid who walks into a closed door, or that guy who racks himself on a pew at Sunday service. Sure its funny but the problem is after the...
Forum: Foo
06-29-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 162
Posted By zandoval

Only way ta go...Neat!

Only way ta go...Neat!
06-29-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 267
Posted By zandoval

I wonder what component we are really talking...

I wonder what component we are really talking about.

Frame Failure
Spoke Failure
Hub and Wheel failure
On what terrain

Maybe a little common sense. I am not going to get my 250 pounds on a...
06-28-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,503
Posted By zandoval

Most likely somewhat true, but that's just the...

Most likely somewhat true, but that's just the frames and a few other components. I am thinking we will transfer the Vintage label to other things like Brake Sets, Brifters, and Wheels. I have two...
06-28-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By zandoval

Like that long sweep in the fork...

Like that long sweep in the fork...
06-28-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By zandoval

Can you repair the crack?

Can you repair the crack?
Forum: Foo
06-28-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 68
Posted By zandoval

Been There, Done That...

Every now and then I would see an Ole Geezer making his way up our street on his Ole Motobecane. The guy older than me is much stronger and with that, "I used to be a marathon runner, build...". I...
06-27-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,658
Posted By zandoval

WOW... Everything is on Youtube... Bravo... Good...

WOW... Everything is on Youtube... Bravo... Good find...
06-27-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 34,409
Posted By zandoval

Liotto...Because the best parts of all these...

Liotto...Because the best parts of all these bicycles come out of Vicenza... Ha
06-27-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,360
Posted By zandoval

Wow... Is that a StumpJumper?

Wow... Is that a StumpJumper?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 520
Posted By zandoval

I would suggest starting with a second wheel set...

I would suggest starting with a second wheel set with Touring Tires. Switching them out every now and then to start...
06-27-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 362
Posted By zandoval

I have found the compression more important than...

I have found the compression more important than the padding...

For Example: Compression socks are a pain to put on... But once on... Dam...
06-27-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 683
Posted By zandoval

Attention span, short and long term...

Attention span, short and long term memory,Procrastination!
06-26-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 658
Posted By zandoval

There are some big studies done in 90s is...

There are some big studies done in 90s is Germany. Internal medicine Dr's found big benefits when monitoring people of various sizes and abilities. They found a key indicator was the point of...
06-26-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 754
Posted By zandoval

Definitely the way to go. Especially with an...

Definitely the way to go. Especially with an E-Bike or a heavy Mountain Bike. Take your time setting it up. Put bracing support overhead. You may have to replace the pins on the pullys. Change out...
06-25-22, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By zandoval

That's gotta hurt... Now what was the actual...

That's gotta hurt... Now what was the actual diagnosis? CT? MRI? Sonogram? What degree of Avulsion is it. You most likely need to have the leg immobilized with the knee at a 90° angle. And that's for...
06-25-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 672
Posted By zandoval

I remember my brand new Liotto in 1975 had an...

I remember my brand new Liotto in 1975 had an aluminum water bottle cage. It was considered a new style and a trick must have item. I remember Giovani Jr with a cigarette hanging on his lower lip...
06-25-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 461
Posted By zandoval

Spraying CO2 could get the part down to...

Spraying CO2 could get the part down to temperature -60°C but a CO2 cartridge would not hold enough or spray long enough to do the job. There are a number of ways to get the temp down. For instance...
Forum: Introductions
06-24-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By zandoval

Welcome... Must be some nice weather oer there...

Welcome... Must be some nice weather oer there...
06-24-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By zandoval

I guess its pretty much what straps you are used...

I guess its pretty much what straps you are used to. If you played sports then a "Cup" type chin strap would probably be most comfortable. For me a Mil-Spec split chin strap would be the ticket...
...
06-24-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By zandoval

It was Rattle Can Rustoliume Orange. Further more...

It was Rattle Can Rustoliume Orange. Further more I did not strip off all the old paint. My objective was to get a thick, protective, durable, coat of paint on quickly. I just de-greased the frame...
Forum: Foo
06-23-22, 10:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,056
Posted By zandoval

All my computers are old so I use MX-Linux (Pure...

All my computers are old so I use MX-Linux (Pure Debian). If I purchased a new one I would probably install Linux Mint.
06-23-22, 10:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 926
Posted By zandoval

No, I don't think so. The Rustolium Enamel dries...

No, I don't think so. The Rustolium Enamel dries shinny enough. I have tried Rustolium Clear Seal in a spray can but was not impressed.
06-23-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By zandoval

81 UNIVEGA Brush Paint

OK... My 12 year old rattle can paint job finally got my attention. It was in especially bad condition now that I am riding more remote torn up asphalt roads. So I removed it's components, then...
Forum: Introductions
06-23-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 111
Posted By zandoval

WOW... Welcome Bill. 74 Mercian... Sounds nice...

WOW... Welcome Bill. 74 Mercian... Sounds nice already...
06-23-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By zandoval

FYI Light Weight Master Link Breaker

Found an economical ChiCom Light Weight Master Link Breaker Tool that actually works. I made a few of these out of old 14ga spokes but they did not hold up well. These are much stronger and have just...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,440
Posted By zandoval

Got my ridding gear on... Pre-flight Check List...

Got my ridding gear on...
Pre-flight Check List is done...
RATS!
Gotta go inside and make a deposit...
Leaving the Loo and readjusting my Helmet and Gear I realize...
I just lightened my load by...
06-23-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By zandoval

I'm confused?

I'm confused?
Forum: Framebuilders
06-23-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 831
Posted By zandoval

Definitely a job for a Frame Builder... Spotting...

Definitely a job for a Frame Builder... Spotting this crack very well may have saved your life. Get it FIXED for sure.

In the 70s when I was learning how to Road Bike with the old guys in Italy I...
Forum: Foo
06-22-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,389
Posted By zandoval

Cable TV Hook Up Average Standard Chanels Total...

Cable TV Hook Up Average Standard Chanels
Total = About 1800 USD/yr or 150 USD/Month

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Cut Cable The Cord
...
06-21-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 461
Posted By zandoval

Greater than 15 million hits for "Stuck Seat Post...

Greater than 15 million hits for "Stuck Seat Post Youtube"...

My last ditch trick is to alternate spraying the tube with Trifluoroethane and PB Blaster. A cheap source of Trifluoroethane or...
06-21-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 926
Posted By zandoval

I am sold on RUSTOLIUM WHITE ENAMEL, hand painted...

I am sold on RUSTOLIUM WHITE ENAMEL, hand painted with a brush if necessary. Note that the paint needs to be thinned with PENITROL at about 20%. You will also need a good soft CAMEL HAIR brush about...
06-21-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 926
Posted By zandoval

I lIke the color you chose. It fits well. For...

I lIke the color you chose. It fits well. For future reference note that any one of the PASTEL colors will work well with white tires...
...
06-20-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 894
Posted By zandoval

Good time to learn how to true your own wheels....

Good time to learn how to true your own wheels. You can also replace your spokes with some stronger spokes. It's pretty easy to go to 13ga spokes if your are using 14ga.

Here is what it takes to...
06-20-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,178
Posted By zandoval

My biggest problem is my bike shorts rolling...

My biggest problem is my bike shorts rolling under my gut flap so I sew on suspenders to keep them up over my gut. Now that Bibs are finally getting more economical I would consider a few pairs...
06-19-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 770
Posted By zandoval

I gave the set I made to a friend of mine when I...

I gave the set I made to a friend of mine when I found a fair pair of stiff soled shoes. But I am going to make another set for a new set of shoes I just got. I'll post it here with pics when I do...
06-19-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 640
Posted By zandoval

I personally used aSUNLITE Cloud-9 Double Gel...

I personally used aSUNLITE Cloud-9 Double Gel Bike Seat Cover ...
but that was just to break in an Origin8 Brooks knockoff. After I broke the seat in I didn't need it any more. Here are a couple I...
06-19-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 770
Posted By zandoval

Cut out a section of aluminum in the shape of...

Cut out a section of aluminum in the shape of your Forefoot and insert it into the front of your shoe. You can shape the aluminum by beating it with a hammer if you like. It you get any releif but...
06-19-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,203
Posted By zandoval

Sometimes ya can afford to let others do a...

Sometimes ya can afford to let others do a certain task for ya, but often ya find ya gotta do it yourself anyway...

Besides that it's Fun, Fun, Fun...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 836
Posted By zandoval

Nice looking bike like that deserves a really...

Nice looking bike like that deserves a really good looking fork. Finding out a new fork is not fitting is in fact quite humbling. Ya keep thinking back I should have checked this or that and what can...
06-19-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,484
Posted By zandoval

Gosh... Listening to the kid after the crash... I...

Gosh... Listening to the kid after the crash... I remember saying those exact words as I lie in the ditch...

Notice how at first there is the dialog of PAIN. And then the dialog of FRUSTRATION...
06-17-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,795
Posted By zandoval

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Forum: Foo
06-17-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 709
Posted By zandoval

Ha... Great... Think I get messages from God all...

Ha... Great... Think I get messages from God all the time. Unfortunately it is too easy to ignore them. Truly I should pay more attention, as should we all...
Forum: Foo
06-17-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 709
Posted By zandoval

OK... I know which one I am going to wear... ...

OK... I know which one I am going to wear...

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vs...
06-16-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 550
Posted By zandoval

I gave up on trying to pay attention to the...

I gave up on trying to pay attention to the charts and numbers on my ChiCom tension meter. The reason is that I have no way of calibrating it reliably. My solution to this was to just pay attention...
Forum: Touring
06-16-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 633
Posted By zandoval

In the city even Beater Bikes are not safe. I...

In the city even Beater Bikes are not safe. I think they steal those just ta stay in practice...
06-16-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,528
Posted By zandoval

Yep... It is quite humbling when ya know you...

Yep... It is quite humbling when ya know you should be able to get over that hill easy peasy...I spend more time in my 34T bail out gear then I would like to admit...

Or over in Galveston Texas...
06-16-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,429
Posted By zandoval

There is a sharp curve on our Bastrop State Park...

There is a sharp curve on our Bastrop State Park road that has a deer crossing sign. When ridding through I heard in front of me tiers screech to a stop. At the curve was a lady stopped in her car...
06-15-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,008
Posted By zandoval

For me being a 68 year old doing short rides in...

For me being a 68 year old doing short rides in Central Texas its gotta be dry, its gotta be daylight, and its gotta be between 48°F and 110°F...

Oh, and no fires... Ha
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