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05-16-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 939
Views: 105,429
Posted By RustyJames

I ainít artsy or nothiní but the flowers are...

I ainít artsy or nothiní but the flowers are purdyÖ
...
05-16-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,487
Posted By RustyJames

Suntour in the mid 70s thru the mid 80s was at...

Suntour in the mid 70s thru the mid 80s was at the top of their game and Shimano and Campagnolo were scrambling to catch up, IMHO. There are fans of other European and English bikes/components and...
05-16-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 723
Posted By RustyJames

Slightly off topic but is this funky paint job...

Slightly off topic but is this funky paint job month? I didnít get the memoÖ
05-16-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,464
Posted By RustyJames

When I drop stuff off at the atelier to have it...

When I drop stuff off at the atelier to have it torched, kind of like sausage and laws, I donít want to watch it made.
05-15-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,487
Posted By RustyJames

Welcome to the forum! Iím not familiar with...

Welcome to the forum!

Iím not familiar with the Raleigh market but 1/2 your budget will get you a first rate bike from many manufacturers. To give you an idea of $$ outlay - my mid 80s Specialized...
05-15-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By RustyJames

In case you werenít aware, you can find all of...

In case you werenít aware, you can find all of the Schwinn catalogs on Waterfordís site. The 1971-1980 catalogs;
https://waterfordbikes.com/SchwinnCat/flschwinn_1971_1980/
05-12-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 853
Posted By RustyJames

Not sporting a white seat but just finished up...

Not sporting a white seat but just finished up yesterdayÖ.

...
05-11-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 594
Posted By RustyJames

https://bikerecyclery.com/barrel-adjuster-o-rings-...

https://bikerecyclery.com/barrel-adjuster-o-rings-campagnolo-suntour-dura-ace-white-red-blue-green/

$4.49/pair!!
05-11-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By RustyJames

Note to self - get house with taller ceilings.

Note to self - get house with taller ceilings.
05-10-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 744
Posted By RustyJames

Lookiní good!! Iíll be freshening up my Circuit...

Lookiní good!! Iíll be freshening up my Circuit later this year but it wonít be nearly as purdy.
05-09-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,306
Posted By RustyJames

Update - basically I have decided, mostly, to...

Update - basically I have decided, mostly, to leave all of the bits on the bike. The mismatched wheels will be set aside and I have a sweet of wheels that will replace them. I have also cleaned and...
05-09-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7,612
Views: 821,354
Posted By RustyJames

Great shop in my fair city! Their neighbors,...

Great shop in my fair city! Their neighbors, Clever Cycles, are also fabulous.
05-09-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By RustyJames

Iím glad Iím not the only one that thinks like...

Iím glad Iím not the only one that thinks like thisÖ😇
05-08-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 9,468
Posted By RustyJames

This is definitely my favorite thread. I love...

This is definitely my favorite thread. I love seeing something I dropped into the BOC go to somebody that can use it. One manís trash, etcÖ,
05-06-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 602
Posted By RustyJames

Nah - youíll be proud to ride it! Most of my...

Nah - youíll be proud to ride it!

Most of my bikes are way baggier but Iím fine with it - mostly.
05-06-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 602
Posted By RustyJames

POV is a funny thing. I look at that frame and...

POV is a funny thing. I look at that frame and think itís fabulous!

I agree about the Testors touch-up and possibly strip/re-finish later. I suspect you will do the latter since you are already...
05-02-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 384
Posted By RustyJames

Similar here except I use Evaporust instead of...

Similar here except I use Evaporust instead of Krudcutter.

If iím out of WD40 and not in a hurry, I throw the hardware in a jelly jar with Dawn and hot water and swirl around for a few minutes...
05-02-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By RustyJames

Remove useable parts and recycle the rest.

Remove useable parts and recycle the rest.
04-22-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 9,526
Posted By RustyJames

I own itÖ.

I own itÖ.
04-20-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,672
Posted By RustyJames

I chatted with Dan at SW Bicycles and heís been...

I chatted with Dan at SW Bicycles and heís been in the game a long time. I think he could lace up a set of wheels sub-4 minutes, blindfolded with one hand tied behind his back.

A few of us toured...
04-11-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 671
Posted By RustyJames

Iím more of a Replacements man myself which is...

Iím more of a Replacements man myself which is relevant(?) to the topic. I guess?
04-11-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,322
Posted By RustyJames

Iím really digging the Red Rocker Allez so far....

Iím really digging the Red Rocker Allez so far. Iíll post pics in the main thread soon.
04-10-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By RustyJames

Many elements of Ďwhy would you do ití on this...

Many elements of Ďwhy would you do ití on this bike but I like it.
04-09-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 543
Posted By RustyJames

I have a theory that everything has ďa priceĒ. ...

I have a theory that everything has ďa priceĒ.

Letís say you find a mint De Rosa, your size, and itís $1,000. Youíve always wanted one but canít stomach paying the $1k. Later you find a scabby...
04-07-22, 07:32 PM
04-06-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,306
Posted By RustyJames

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/image_5db23cbb6e95785dce0b23ee5365c0e3a17a40bf.jpg
I win. 🏅
04-04-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By RustyJames

Not only Facilitators, enablers. Post pics...

Not only Facilitators, enablers.

Post pics when your non-motorized 2-wheeler arrives. If you have a 2 or 4 wheeled Triumph, those pics would be great too!
04-04-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,252
Posted By RustyJames

ÖorÖbuy bike for $50, replace seat with a $2...

ÖorÖbuy bike for $50, replace seat with a $2 item, sell bike for $75. 😇
04-03-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By RustyJames

I have that groupset on a recently purchased bike...

I have that groupset on a recently purchased bike and I am told it is one of the best friction sets ever made. (Havenít ridden the bike yet. ComplicationsÖ)

If someone is hemming/hawing donít...
04-03-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,672
Posted By RustyJames

Nice! I was going to about the bikes in the...

Nice!

I was going to about the bikes in the background and then I realized it was a mirror. 🙄
03-31-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 9,468
Posted By RustyJames

I thought about making a new sticker. Naturally...

I thought about making a new sticker. Naturally it would have a 💩 .
03-31-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7,612
Views: 821,354
Posted By RustyJames

A complete bike! ...

A complete bike!


https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/4419805e_06f2_4015_9751_fa29fbbafbf1_f6da5a219437826f5d7a6e7dad23cae89e7f0a29.jpeg
03-30-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,234
Posted By RustyJames

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/4419805e_06f2_4015_9751_fa29fbbafbf1_f6da5a219437826f5d7a6e7dad23cae89e7f0a29.jpeg

Nice touch mountaindave. Packed in a Specialized...
03-28-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By RustyJames

Quite excellent nlerner . Good find! People...

Quite excellent nlerner . Good find!

People that think Bio-pace is weird need to have a gander at ^^.
03-27-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By RustyJames

Doug Fattic Would paint remain soft after 30...

Doug Fattic Would paint remain soft after 30 years? I would think that if it isnít cured by now it wonít ever cure. If the frame has recently been wiped down with a solvent that would explain the...
03-24-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14,667
Views: 3,513,315
Posted By RustyJames

Performance MTB

What I know about MTBs couldnít fill a thimble but this sad thing was leaned up against some trash cans so I couldnít let neglected gold(?) get tossed. The brakes are snappy and it came with an extra...
03-23-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 9,468
Posted By RustyJames

Atonement for my sins. A humble shrine honoring...

Atonement for my sins. A humble shrine honoring St Tullio. ...
03-21-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,234
Posted By RustyJames

Thank you Jeff! Really looking forward to getting...

Thank you Jeff! Really looking forward to getting my hands on this beauty. Iím still baffled how the interwebz can make this stuff happen.
03-20-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,306
Posted By RustyJames

I believe you are correct about the frame being...

I believe you are correct about the frame being tweaked. The seat and chain stays on the DS arenít straight. The stays on the NDS are arrow straight. Nice thing about this frame - I can take it back...
03-18-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,306
Posted By RustyJames

I bought a couple of wheel sets from Southwest...

I bought a couple of wheel sets from Southwest and one of them will go on the Strawberry. The owner of SW has been in the business for a long time and could lace up a wheel blindfolded in less than a...
03-18-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,306
Posted By RustyJames

I have a great set of clinchers that should fit...

I have a great set of clinchers that should fit perfectly.

Yeah, the silver tape challenges my aesthetic. Duct tape-ish looking.
03-18-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,306
Posted By RustyJames

Grail bike, check

There was discussion of this in the eBay/Craigslist thread and with the proper bad influence of merziac I nabbed this 1983 Strawberry. I have wanted a bespoke bike but canít make myself bleed the $$...
03-14-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4,866
Views: 511,712
Posted By RustyJames

SR would be dandy. Thx jdawg!

SR would be dandy. Thx jdawg!
03-13-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 68,875
Views: 11,114,689
Posted By RustyJames

Genuine Strawberry?

I donít know enough to tell if itís genuine but a good deal if it is

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/5326951547338727/

...
03-11-22, 08:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 417
Posted By RustyJames

Dead Kennedys?

Dead Kennedys?
03-08-22, 11:45 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 9,468
Posted By RustyJames

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/efd4bcc9_8ed8_4124_b1db_6294deeb7789_b89824c188a8c2cff18998eba083883aa9265763.jpeg

I didnít haul away too much. The cantis, 600...
03-08-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,234
Posted By RustyJames

Im working with the seller to land this in the...

Im working with the seller to land this in the pacific NW.
03-08-22, 12:14 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 9,468
Posted By RustyJames

It had arrived

Being a newbie to the BOC ritual I didnít want to diminish the reverence of the occasion. Popping a champagne cork was too optimistic so some candles and low lights before opening seemed appropriate....
03-06-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 9,468
Posted By RustyJames

(Conversation with my 11 y/o son who thinks this...

(Conversation with my 11 y/o son who thinks this whole thing is hilarious)

Me: ďHey buddy, guess what weíre doing on Monday night?Ē
11 y/o: ďWhat?Ē
Me: ďWeíre going to pick up the Box Of Crap!Ē...
03-06-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 68,875
Views: 11,114,689
Posted By RustyJames

If I learn anything from this thread itís that if...

If I learn anything from this thread itís that if I am looking for a specific bike, get in touch with Clang or JulesCW and they will flood my inbox. Keep up the good work feeding the addiction!
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