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06-25-22, 02:07 PM
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Posted By Mr. 66

A Trek 1400 rolled in and flew out almost as...

A Trek 1400 rolled in and flew out almost as fast.

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06-20-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 580
Posted By Mr. 66

Lol, brainless zombies, dang I just blew coffee...

Lol, brainless zombies, dang I just blew coffee over my screen from laughing.

Dude the bars are toast, already those are not a very stable riding position, and with faulty equipment... Well, it's...
06-19-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By Mr. 66

I got a little crafty the other...

I got a little crafty the other day.https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_8840_21f7ea9659fcbd9177fe8661d81e711e2d91e691.jpg...
06-17-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5,135
Views: 578,878
Posted By Mr. 66

Oh my god I'm beat, I've been a bathroom...

Oh my god I'm beat, I've been a bathroom replacement the last couple of
weeks.
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06-12-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 491
Posted By Mr. 66

Try some PB Blaster on it, let it soak in a day...

Try some PB Blaster on it, let it soak in a day or two and try again.
06-12-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,178
Posted By Mr. 66

I do have a 1999 Rodriguez Arrow that fits under...

I do have a 1999 Rodriguez Arrow that fits under this theme. This was 3x8, rebuilt up with 3x9 Campy. I apologize for the horriblily staged photo....
06-11-22, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By Mr. 66

This may sound silly but, have you tried plain...

This may sound silly but, have you tried plain water?
06-07-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 415
Posted By Mr. 66

I wish that was my bike in 8th grade :)

I wish that was my bike in 8th grade :)
06-07-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 680
Posted By Mr. 66

Nice Trek, made in the USA. Those have a little...

Nice Trek, made in the USA. Those have a little cult to them, the Volkswagen Jetta bike came as a package with the car. A Jetta geek would like that bike on top of the car for show, just like the...
06-05-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 750
Posted By Mr. 66

I'm guessing that you will go through Salt Lake...

I'm guessing that you will go through Salt Lake City, and Boise toward Columbia River Gorge.

If you have time you could go north from Boise drive through the Seven Sisters and Snake River/Hells...
06-02-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 15,711
Posted By Mr. 66

This where I came from, Cottonwood...

This where I came from, Cottonwood rd.https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_9243_a623774e488591d10036d3d14990b19a7693018d.jpgFoster rd leading into Oregon ...
06-01-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,929
Posted By Mr. 66

It does seam like a bunch of Paramount sightings...

It does seam like a bunch of Paramount sightings as of late. Let's look forward to yours.
05-31-22, 10:29 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 15,711
Posted By Mr. 66

Starts with a...

Starts with a rainbow.https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_9224_472090fcc7d0441eb8848b8aeb1acf0c5e112dbe.jpgThe Corn Maze grounds...
05-31-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 15,711
Posted By Mr. 66

5.2 miles on the Paramount to the county court...

5.2 miles on the Paramount to the county court house to pick up truck tabs. I'm at 35 miles for the Schwinn....
05-30-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 15,711
Posted By Mr. 66

30 miles on the Schwinn ...

30 miles on the Schwinn
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05-30-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 15,711
Posted By Mr. 66

Oh freaking heck! It's supposed to be Memorial...

Oh freaking heck! It's supposed to be Memorial Day, it's 53' and full cloud cover. I replaced the 14-32 freewheel with a 14-28, the sickle of the rd was interfering with gear #2 28 tooth of the...
05-29-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 15,711
Posted By Mr. 66

I agree with that statement.

I agree with that statement.
05-29-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14,738
Views: 3,552,983
Posted By Mr. 66

Let's get somebody more shots of the piston stem!...

Let's get somebody more shots of the piston stem! :)

Nice pickup, I can't find the hard nose 26ers these days. I think that style of bike has gone up in demand.
05-29-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 468
Posted By Mr. 66

That's not bad, most of that can be wiped away...

That's not bad, most of that can be wiped away with oil. Car wax would also do very well too, don't be afraid to use your fingernails. I would use the least amount of abrasive.

Here is the Mondia,...
05-28-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 15,711
Posted By Mr. 66

Been super busy, I haven't made the time to make...

Been super busy, I haven't made the time to make the changes (new freewheel) for the test ride. Here's how it looks now. ...
05-25-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 265,359
Posted By Mr. 66

I don't think I've posted me Miyata. I went all...

I don't think I've posted me Miyata. I went all in on the 615. Campy Triple Comp, with xt canti sanded and polished to a high luster....
05-24-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 788
Posted By Mr. 66

I lightened your picture to get a better look...

I lightened your picture to get a better look when I made my comment. Here's that....
05-24-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 788
Posted By Mr. 66

I don't think your bike needs all that. It's low...

I don't think your bike needs all that. It's low miles and clean. The seatpost pin is in backwards, the nut should be driveside. I would replace the steel wheels with alloy if anything, and/or...
05-24-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,039
Posted By Mr. 66

Sweet success! I've learned much since joining...

Sweet success! I've learned much since joining the forum :)
05-23-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 15,711
Posted By Mr. 66

Thanks! I have to admit though, there are not...

Thanks! I have to admit though, there are not enough buyers at Bikeworks. If one or two buyers miss a weekend sale it makes a huge difference on what's available. Those guys don't buy what I buy...
05-19-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 957
Views: 189,265
Posted By Mr. 66

I already thought the Prologue was sexy ...

I already thought the Prologue was sexy

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05-17-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 15,711
Posted By Mr. 66

I got a good 12 miles in yesterday. I did much of...

I got a good 12 miles in yesterday. I did much of my reagular route, a ride to and through Discovery Park. To start the ride I was clocked at 20 miles an hour on the radar, slinked along train tracks...
05-14-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 15,711
Posted By Mr. 66

Well as time flowed I was not able to get out for...

Well as time flowed I was not able to get out for the test ride until today. The broke out, I oiled the chain on the Mondia. Check fit again, I had to adjust the bars I needed to rotate them up for...
05-14-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 390
Posted By Mr. 66

Is there rifling in the steertube?

Is there rifling in the steertube?
05-13-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 15,711
Posted By Mr. 66

The Mondia is complete, handlebar setup is funky...

The Mondia is complete, handlebar setup is funky but not hats how I got. The seatube is much happier with the 26.6 pillar with a viscount saddle. The saddle set came off off something Japanese, Fuji...
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By Mr. 66

The bike itself as-is, $60-80 tops. The rest of...

The bike itself as-is, $60-80 tops. The rest of the stuff $50 perhaps, if you can find a buyer.

The presentation is horrible, replaced parts. I don't know how bars and stem go bad, you mentioned...
05-11-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 683
Posted By Mr. 66

I think the op is talking about bike adds...

I think the op is talking about bike adds following his browser activity.
05-10-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 15,711
Posted By Mr. 66

The wheels have been cleaned, the frame is...

The wheels have been cleaned, the frame is washed, the brakes as well. The chrome has gotten attention. I haven't serviced anything yet. Everything spins as they should, the freewheel is Dura Ace.
...
05-10-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14,738
Views: 3,552,983
Posted By Mr. 66

The Flying Fortress, 7/16"= 1' or 1/28th scale,...

The Flying Fortress, 7/16"= 1' or 1/28th scale, 45" wingspan
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05-10-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,495
Posted By Mr. 66

It just looks like you need to flip it. No need...

It just looks like you need to flip it. No need to take it off. It may be easier if you undid a derailleur pulley.
05-07-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 15,711
Posted By Mr. 66

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-07-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 15,711
Posted By Mr. 66

I'm not so sure about getting the Gitane all...

I'm not so sure about getting the Gitane all together and under budget and on time. That does not mean I'm out of the clunker challenge.

Today at $100 even this crusty critter is looking to be...
05-06-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 331
Posted By Mr. 66

I would pry those open just a little, feel for...

I would pry those open just a little, feel for sharp edges use a crescent file, grab a steel 26.4 post with a saddle. Insert, with the steel you won't need to worry about scratching then you can work...
05-06-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 15,711
Posted By Mr. 66

From the box the box o' crap a 14-28 freewheel is...

From the box the box o' crap a 14-28 freewheel is found, gently cleaned and installed....
05-05-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 15,711
Posted By Mr. 66

I did make some more progress, I went to my take...

I did make some more progress, I went to my take off tires. I think these tire came from a Univega that got stripped down and sold as a frame. The tires were dirt encrusted, I used the Armor All tire...
05-03-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 15,711
Posted By Mr. 66

Oh yes it did take the stretcher. The drive side...

Oh yes it did take the stretcher. The drive side got lengthened a smudge.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_8995_ee933d5281751641857ae2941bc770fca4474a04.jpgThe...
05-03-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 15,711
Posted By Mr. 66

I found some time to go through my box of French...

I found some time to go through my box of French poo. A couple of things jumped out at me, mainly the brakes. Through all the crusty masses a pair of Mafac dural forge calipers gleams above all....
Replies: 18
Views: 432
Posted By Mr. 66

Right now I'm going to hold off on talking value....

Right now I'm going to hold off on talking value. The reason being the Ritchey needs some detail. I would first clean with like windex, the next bump would be oil rub down over the whole bike. Most...
05-02-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 15,711
Posted By Mr. 66

There it is, I put a longer 2x4 with weights at...

There it is, I put a longer 2x4 with weights at the end. That gave me enough counter the manipulation leverage....
05-02-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5,135
Views: 578,878
Posted By Mr. 66

These must have been slightly used take-offs,...

These must have been slightly used take-offs, very minor scuffing on the loop tips...
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Views: 310
Posted By Mr. 66

I think the Zaskar selling at about $500 is right...

I think the Zaskar selling at about $500 is right in there, the ZR1000 gosh I don't know that's out my range of knowledge.
04-30-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 15,711
Posted By Mr. 66

Must resist, must resist, must resist... ...

Must resist, must resist, must resist...
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Must resist, must resist, must...
04-29-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 469
Posted By Mr. 66

Suntour has many triple derailleurs, with your...

Suntour has many triple derailleurs, with your suggestion being top of the line. The Superbe Pro triple may be overkill if you are going out of your way to buy, but if you have it on the shelf. I...
04-28-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5,135
Views: 578,878
Posted By Mr. 66

I found a set of 5 speed wheels and have decided...

I found a set of 5 speed wheels and have decided to use them on the '64 Specialissimia. I've run into a couple of snags, one of which is a crack forming on the rear caliper at the transition bend...
04-28-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,574
Posted By Mr. 66

In a pinch, I'll use a long solid 10mm axel...

In a pinch, I'll use a long solid 10mm axel threaded on in on the back of hanger with lock nuts on both sides then I just bend to position. It's not quite as accurate as the park tool but it done me...
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