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09-08-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By roadfix

You can pose with dented components. I used to...

You can pose with dented components. I used to do that coffee shops.
In fact, there may still be an old posing thread under general cycling which was started about a dozen years ago…
09-08-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By roadfix

Ebay, 20 years ago. Surly Steamroller, Bianchi...

Ebay, 20 years ago. Surly Steamroller, Bianchi Pista, Schwinn Madison bare frames….. got them back then, great deals, and there were plentiful.
But I have no idea what the market is like today…
09-08-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By roadfix

As mentioned, use acetone, but use caution, as it...

As mentioned, use acetone, but use caution, as it can dull glossy (painted) surfaces. I use it all the time to remove branding from frames and components.
Forum: Foo
08-28-21, 11:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,124
Posted By roadfix

Last summer I spent 4 months reroofing my entire...

Last summer I spent 4 months reroofing my entire house, about 30 squares, section by section. Safety was my number one concern so I got a safety harness.
08-27-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By roadfix

I can’t (never attempted to) build frames, but I...

I can’t (never attempted to) build frames, but I can do practically everything else, including lacing spokes, and modifying Brooks saddles…
08-18-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 47,042
Posted By roadfix

Added a handlebar bag to carry my stuff… ...

Added a handlebar bag to carry my stuff…

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08-13-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,071
Posted By roadfix

I would just go home and eat pizza

I would just go home and eat pizza
08-12-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,663
Posted By roadfix

using a sturdy repair stand make things so much...

using a sturdy repair stand make things so much easier, especially when torquing things down
08-07-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By roadfix

I think most people just end up using whatever...

I think most people just end up using whatever spare chainring they have laying around that works.
08-03-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,072
Posted By roadfix

My first serious road bike I bought in 1973 came...

My first serious road bike I bought in 1973 came with sew ups. I had no idea what they were at the time, they came on a Raleigh Competition.
08-03-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 47,042
Posted By roadfix

Built this around an old Bianchi Pista frame...

Built this around an old Bianchi Pista frame about 20 years ago, including the wheels, still ride it til this day. I did the LA Wheelmen Grand Tour 200mi highland route on this bike a few years back....
08-01-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,663
Posted By roadfix

I’m back after a near 10 year hiatus!

I’m back after a near 10 year hiatus!
08-01-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,663
Posted By roadfix

It’s almost always less expensive to buy a...

It’s almost always less expensive to buy a complete bike unless you have a garage full of bike parts like some of us do.
07-31-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By roadfix

I sold a set about 10 yrs ago to a kid who wanted...

I sold a set about 10 yrs ago to a kid who wanted them for his FG. I sold them for 250.
07-31-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,448
Posted By roadfix

Hey, I live in Echo Park. I need to run 42/18.

Hey, I live in Echo Park. I need to run 42/18.
07-31-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,663
Posted By roadfix

Diagonal dropouts are preferable if you intend to...

Diagonal dropouts are preferable if you intend to run a rear brake.
07-31-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,881
Posted By roadfix

I like track ends and only run a front brake.

I like track ends and only run a front brake.
07-31-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,663
Posted By roadfix

I had a chocolate brown Steamroller, built it...

I had a chocolate brown Steamroller, built it from the frame up almost 20 years ago, including the wheelset using old style Camp track hubs, Mavic rims, Campy track crankset, Brooks, Nittos,...
05-13-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,654
Posted By roadfix

Always faster on the geared bikes when long...

Always faster on the geared bikes when long stretches of downhills are involved.
Forum: Foo
03-03-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 309,358
Posted By roadfix

Here’s my San Martin Pilot’s watch, 39mm case,...

Here’s my San Martin Pilot’s watch, 39mm case, sterile dial. Chinese made, with Seiko auto & hand wind movement.
...
Forum: Foo
02-24-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,314
Posted By roadfix

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaCHH5D74Fs&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaCHH5D74Fs&feature=share
Forum: Foo
02-24-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 309,358
Posted By roadfix

Check out Ashford.com or Jomashop.com. You’ll...

Check out Ashford.com or Jomashop.com. You’ll often find good deals on Swiss watches there. I’ve dealt with both of these retailers.
Forum: Foo
10-26-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 309,358
Posted By roadfix

My Vostok Amphibia automatic. ...

My Vostok Amphibia automatic.

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Forum: Foo
10-25-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,747
Posted By roadfix

What do you with a wife that wants a new car...

What do you with a wife that wants a new car every 4 years?
Forum: Foo
10-17-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 309,358
Posted By roadfix

My first Citizen Eco-Drive. I got rid of the...

My first Citizen Eco-Drive. I got rid of the original 18mm stiff fabric strap with grommet eyelets and replaced it with a Barton leather 20mm NATO which I turned into a simple slip through Zulu. The...
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,659
Posted By roadfix

I mainly miss it when spray painting.

I mainly miss it when spray painting.
Forum: Foo
10-11-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 763
Posted By roadfix

It's usually dead calm in the city when the Santa...

It's usually dead calm in the city when the Santa Ana winds howl... But just over the hill in the valley it's a different story...
Forum: Foo
10-02-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,889
Posted By roadfix

I don't know if you'd be saving much money, if...

I don't know if you'd be saving much money, if any, by shipping...
Forum: Foo
09-28-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,852
Posted By roadfix

They're pretty, displayed in a curio cabinet. ...

They're pretty, displayed in a curio cabinet. Surveyor's vintage transits also look good.
Forum: Foo
09-25-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,747
Posted By roadfix

Japan is decades ahead in all these regards....

Japan is decades ahead in all these regards....
Forum: Foo
09-21-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 309,358
Posted By roadfix

Not into watches but the new, reissue Q Timex...

Not into watches but the new, reissue Q Timex intrigued me so I'm getting one as soon as they're back in stock again.
09-20-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,743
Posted By roadfix

To dismount on a fixed gear, come to a complete...

To dismount on a fixed gear, come to a complete stop first, unclick and put one foot on ground, regardless of pedal position, then do the same for the other foot. You should do this all within a...
Forum: Foo
09-19-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,376
Posted By roadfix

After 25 years of not even once using the...

After 25 years of not even once using the dishwasher since we bought the house, we replaced it with a 54-bottle, built-in wine cooler....
Forum: Foo
09-18-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,197
Posted By roadfix

Weber grills.

Weber grills.
Forum: Foo
09-15-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,444
Posted By roadfix

If you want moist chicken you brine it.

If you want moist chicken you brine it.
Forum: Foo
09-04-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,606
Posted By roadfix

I think hard selling is common practice. My...

I think hard selling is common practice. My son-in-law is a finance/contract guy at a local Toyota dealer and he even had to ask me if I wanted the extended maintenance agreement when I bought a...
Forum: Foo
09-04-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,606
Posted By roadfix

Dealer cost on a $1,500 maintenance agreement is...

Dealer cost on a $1,500 maintenance agreement is under $500. You can shop around for maintenance agreement at near dealer cost at a future date.
Forum: Foo
08-31-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,985
Posted By roadfix

Some stores will card you, regardless. They...

Some stores will card you, regardless. They must enter DOB into the terminal. Company policy.
Forum: Foo
08-30-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,985
Posted By roadfix

I got a $20 lifetime National Park Pass as couple...

I got a $20 lifetime National Park Pass as couple of years back but haven't had a chance to use it yet. I've been too busy working, no vacation time.....one downside of being self-employed.
Forum: Foo
08-22-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,799
Posted By roadfix

I find it very therapeutic watering my black...

I find it very therapeutic watering my black bamboo groves.
Forum: Foo
08-22-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,251
Posted By roadfix

Paying the live-in maid.

Paying the live-in maid.
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,985
Posted By roadfix

You let other people carry heavy stuff for...

You let other people carry heavy stuff for you......like 90 pound bags of cement
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,125
Posted By roadfix

Cage the thermostat. Generally for commercial...

Cage the thermostat. Generally for commercial use, I got a lockable thermostat cover for my business.
Forum: Foo
08-17-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,258
Posted By roadfix

Also, just by having an unused open line of...

Also, just by having an unused open line of credit can affect your credit.
Forum: Foo
08-16-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,258
Posted By roadfix

Ok. I own one rewards credit card and charge...

Ok. I own one rewards credit card and charge 90% of my purchases and monthly expenses on that one card. I've also never paid a dime in CC interest in several decades.
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,468
Posted By roadfix

I trust their reviews. But I don't like the...

I trust their reviews. But I don't like the USPS delivering my stuff that last mile.
Forum: Foo
08-09-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,253
Posted By roadfix

I miss the smell of D76 developer...

I miss the smell of D76 developer...
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,012
Posted By roadfix

I doubt it. That's the whole point of sending...

I doubt it. That's the whole point of sending the money electronically so you don't have to mail that piece of form.
I've always filed my 1040-ES by mail with a check.
Forum: Foo
07-09-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,507
Posted By roadfix

'Trojan football'

'Trojan football'
Forum: Foo
06-28-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,641
Posted By roadfix

Great story, genec

Great story, genec
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