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01-09-23, 03:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,038
Posted By etherhuffer

Yes, I have a nice line pressure adjuster

Yes, I have a nice line pressure adjuster
10-17-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,412
Posted By etherhuffer

Get some of those day-glow orange running shorts...

Get some of those day-glow orange running shorts from the 80's, and some colored zinc sunscreen from the early 90's and you are good to go.
10-17-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By etherhuffer

"Vapor Blasting" AKA Wet Blasting

A before and after of an aluminum stem. The finish is pretty nice....
09-22-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,712
Posted By etherhuffer

OK. Reminds me of a joke. Guy gets in a terrible...

OK. Reminds me of a joke. Guy gets in a terrible car crash. The OR team works quickly and diligently to save his life. In the process it's noticed that he has a tattoo on his schwanzstucker that says...
Forum: Touring
09-21-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,921
Posted By etherhuffer

We get near the continental divide on the GAP and...

We get near the continental divide on the GAP and arrive to see a large woman bent over a small stream. Great, I figure someone is sick and puking and we get to watch. But no! She stands up and waves...
09-09-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By etherhuffer

Vintage if Not Classic/NPR Story

https://wamu.org/story/22/08/26/this-spring-man-donates-bicycles-to-afghan-refugees/

Heard this on NPR this AM. When I think back to my first bike in 1963, I remember what an ENORMOUS day that...
08-25-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 614
Posted By etherhuffer

Here you go: https://youtu.be/-XUFVrl0UT4 ...

Here you go: https://youtu.be/-XUFVrl0UT4

You can also use zip ties to do this
08-25-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 614
Posted By etherhuffer

Oh, those tires. I doubt a hammer and nail could...

Oh, those tires. I doubt a hammer and nail could puncture those things! Tough tires. Be sure to have a stiff tire lever set (Pedro's) in your kit. And keep a small piece of light cord in your kit....
08-23-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,087
Posted By etherhuffer

Do I detect a Brit in here? Have not tried that...

Do I detect a Brit in here? Have not tried that blend, but the Darjeeling would offset the Yunnan strength a bit. Sounds good. We keep various Ahmad blends around as they are not spendy, but...
08-23-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,087
Posted By etherhuffer

Tea. Keemun from Murchieís. Or their black...

Tea. Keemun from Murchieís. Or their black currant blend. With leatherwood honey
08-22-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 20,016
Views: 2,531,759
Posted By etherhuffer

Is Polka Dot Man or the Bubble Lady or Ricky...

Is Polka Dot Man or the Bubble Lady or Ricky Starr still around down there? Some real characters in the 80's. I actually met Wavy Gravy on Telegraph one day.
08-22-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3,519
Views: 403,871
Posted By etherhuffer

I don't have the photo of the helmet my spouse...

I don't have the photo of the helmet my spouse crushed in a road crash. Nor the helicopter that took her to Harborview in Seattle. Without the helmet, she would be dead or at least brain damaged. A...
08-19-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 862
Posted By etherhuffer

Here is another approach. I have a compressor and...

Here is another approach. I have a compressor and an air hammer. Too violent to use on bike parts per se. The Eastwood video shows that vibratory action really helps. Cool tool for screw removal
...
08-19-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 862
Posted By etherhuffer

Also, get a rubber mallet or dead-blow hammer to...

Also, get a rubber mallet or dead-blow hammer to help preserve old parts from damage whilst whacking on them.
08-15-22, 10:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,023
Posted By etherhuffer

Marine grease or SuperLube.

Marine grease or SuperLube.
08-11-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 698
Posted By etherhuffer

Having a joy buzzer in your saddle is not planing!

Having a joy buzzer in your saddle is not planing!
08-11-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 370
Posted By etherhuffer

A friend uses wheel well/truck bed coating. I...

A friend uses wheel well/truck bed coating. I cannot say I know his results but sounds like a possibility
08-11-22, 08:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 698
Posted By etherhuffer

Wow. That thing must flex like crazy

Wow. That thing must flex like crazy
08-04-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By etherhuffer

Aha! Got it. Yes, I was going to get a claw, need...

Aha! Got it. Yes, I was going to get a claw, need to drill a hole in the dropout to secure it. I was thinking braze a claw onto the existing dropout, but that makes no sense, you would just braze in...
08-03-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 655,671
Posted By etherhuffer

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08-01-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By etherhuffer

If you look back at the old catalogs, I think...

If you look back at the old catalogs, I think there was a time when frame sizing changed. I am sure I had a 26" frame at one time. 19/21/23/25 is the modern standard, but some frames came in with 24...
07-29-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 674
Posted By etherhuffer

Steam Bike

https://youtu.be/YamiV2DR_r8
07-27-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 631
Posted By etherhuffer

Worse as a young kid in the 70's was being...

Worse as a young kid in the 70's was being steeped in shame being seen riding a Huffy. Even as kids you could tell the quality difference.
07-26-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,476
Posted By etherhuffer

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For this I would buy a Sekine bike. Right up there...
07-26-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,476
Posted By etherhuffer

Yes. But have you seen the famous/infamous Sekine...

Yes. But have you seen the famous/infamous Sekine dork disc? Its awesome
07-26-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,491
Posted By etherhuffer

" I saw this guy in a homeless camp today with an...

" I saw this guy in a homeless camp today with an oxy-acetylene torch doing something odd to a stolen bike today. I asked him what he was doing and he said "Gugie you, piss off" ' I ran like hell
07-25-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,476
Posted By etherhuffer

You decide to go on a date. Its your first date....

You decide to go on a date. Its your first date. You really want to impress the nice lady. You can.......
Show up in a 1957 white Cadillac convertible with red interior and chrome wire wheels
Or,...
07-24-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By etherhuffer

Good frame with sport touring geometry. The...

Good frame with sport touring geometry. The trouble is tire size. You can only get 28-32 mm tires on those at best. The original gearing is for road, not touring. You can tour on a 32 mm tire, but...
07-23-22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2,739
Views: 1,027,742
Posted By etherhuffer

You mean like send it to me? Great! I passed on...

You mean like send it to me? Great! I passed on one last year that was really nice.
07-20-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By etherhuffer

I have an 18 speed, Just came with a triple...

I have an 18 speed, Just came with a triple instead of a double in front. Not really a true tourer though. The Fuji cranks are swaged cranks. Which means a press mashes together the big and small...
07-18-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By etherhuffer

Paxlovid! This stuff is a miracle. Glad I was...

Paxlovid! This stuff is a miracle. Glad I was vaccinated, this is one mean virus. I am an eye doc and we are already seeing people come in quite debilitated from long covid and a range of...
07-17-22, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1,564
Views: 187,428
Posted By etherhuffer

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Sage advice
07-17-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 655,671
Posted By etherhuffer

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My new 650b-T wheels
07-17-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By etherhuffer

Caught the Covid, so sitting around building...

Caught the Covid, so sitting around building wheels!
07-16-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By etherhuffer

Rust. Throw it in Coca Cola overnight (phosphoric...

Rust. Throw it in Coca Cola overnight (phosphoric acid) or try Barkeepers Friend (oxalic acid) on it. Having done this many times, overnight soaking saves a lot of wear and tear on the fingers. If...
07-15-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 9,651
Posted By etherhuffer

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Cino sidewall rupture. Got it on last time I rode...
07-13-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 9,651
Posted By etherhuffer

Alas, the peril of summer vs post Labor Day. Its...

Alas, the peril of summer vs post Labor Day. Its worth a return trip in Sept, noting though that its a fine line between summer and winter up there
07-13-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 9,651
Posted By etherhuffer

What she didn't like the black corroding faucets...

What she didn't like the black corroding faucets and greasy water?!
06-20-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,080
Posted By etherhuffer

I think is what the OP wants to do: ...

I think is what the OP wants to do:

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06-15-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 9,651
Posted By etherhuffer

I take the weather big time serious. My family is...

I take the weather big time serious. My family is from North Dakota. We were on my uncle's farm and my aunt screams "Run! Run for the house!" Scared us to death. As I look over my shoulder I see a...
06-14-22, 10:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 652
Posted By etherhuffer

A recent convert to SuperLube grease for wheel...

A recent convert to SuperLube grease for wheel bearings. I had been using blue marine bearing grease, but the SuperLube seems better after using both. Hint. Go to eBay or Amazon and get 2 or 3 of the...
06-12-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 20,016
Views: 2,531,759
Posted By etherhuffer

Boring ride today, crashed a week ago and had to...

Boring ride today, crashed a week ago and had to lay low a bit. Got out the battle wagon with new fenders and new B17 to break in. Nice to not have filth flying off the tires for a change...
05-29-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 20,016
Views: 2,531,759
Posted By etherhuffer

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Duwamish River. Lots of warnings to not eat...
05-23-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By etherhuffer

Free Spirit

One of the perils of web browsing is that you find 'stuff' I found this photo of a Sears Free Spirit bike with Free Spirit front motor. I have heard someone say that the La Pree rear derailleur is...
05-22-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 655,671
Posted By etherhuffer

Ducati 250 Scrabler ...

Ducati 250 Scrabler
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05-14-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 889
Posted By etherhuffer

Look for RSX cranks and derailleurs. They work...

Look for RSX cranks and derailleurs. They work well and are bomb proof. The Sugino AT as noted before is good too. Also, A new Sugino triple is going to be great, but spendy.Looks like you have a 7...
05-13-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 20,016
Views: 2,531,759
Posted By etherhuffer

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The door opened as I rode my black bike towards...
05-13-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By etherhuffer

My great uncle in MacKenzie Co ND told me about...

My great uncle in MacKenzie Co ND told me about Dust Bowl era storms like this. Not enjoyable
05-08-22, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By etherhuffer

Worked out well, got freehub off, moved to old...

Worked out well, got freehub off, moved to old hub, works well...
04-10-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By etherhuffer

Yes, its an RSX set from a touring rig so it...

Yes, its an RSX set from a touring rig so it should work
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