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Forum: BMX
12-06-22, 10:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 197
Posted By zandoval

Don't have any experience with BMX bikes. It's...

Don't have any experience with BMX bikes. It's one of the things I really wish I had experienced as a kid. Skate Boards too...
12-06-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 434
Posted By zandoval

If its really crusty then just use a paint brush...

If its really crusty then just use a paint brush and tooth brush with old used motor oil or used ATF. Get the crust off first then go to other steps. Solvents and chemicals are rarely needed...

If...
12-06-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 286
Posted By zandoval

OK... Now this is beginning to take on the...

OK... Now this is beginning to take on the aspects of a real challenge. Replacing a head tube? I know it can be done... Sounds like fun!
12-06-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,938
Posted By zandoval

I agree... And the statistics show and prove that...

I agree... And the statistics show and prove that multiple vaccinations, especially boosters, are safe and have minimal side effects. It's just that in my Rural Family Practice setting gut feelings...
12-06-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By zandoval

Derailleur Hangar Modification... ...

Derailleur Hangar Modification...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/650851-derailuer-hangar-welded-puch.html
12-06-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,938
Posted By zandoval

Allot of people are getting thier flu and covid...

Allot of people are getting thier flu and covid shots at the same time. I would not recommend it. Even though it does not fit the guidelines as necessary I still recommend separating vacinations by...
12-06-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 331
Posted By zandoval

When I first got my spoke tension meter I thought...

When I first got my spoke tension meter I thought I was going to get my wheels straight, true, and within accurate specs. Ha... Maybe on a brand new wheel tolerances can be of smaller increments, but...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-04-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 150
Posted By zandoval

Yes!!! Where are they? Very much needed in...

Yes!!! Where are they? Very much needed in aluminum. I have always wanted to AlumaBraze aluminum friction shifter bosses on to a handle bar stem..

...
12-03-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 605
Posted By zandoval

I keep wondering how we did it before... No...

I keep wondering how we did it before...

No helmet
No rear view mirror
No bike lanes
No GPS
No cameras
No reflective tape
No lights other than that strap on bugger with two C size batteries...
12-03-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By zandoval

Rats!!! Little things like this just scare the...

Rats!!! Little things like this just scare the hell outta me...
12-02-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,162
Posted By zandoval

https://www.ebay.com/itm/254571175819

https://www.ebay.com/itm/254571175819
12-02-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 625
Posted By zandoval

Of this we can all agree...Salt Water Is A Bugger!

Of this we can all agree...Salt Water Is A Bugger!
12-01-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By zandoval

Back in the day... Ha... Well, in the 70s I went...

Back in the day... Ha... Well, in the 70s I went into an Italian bike shop for some parts. There was a large array of boxes spilling parts inside of a glass cabinet without prices because most likely...
12-01-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 625
Posted By zandoval

As you would with any new bicycle, out of the box...

As you would with any new bicycle, out of the box or not...
12-01-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 344
Posted By zandoval

Yep... I was pretty surprised when I re-greased a...

Yep... I was pretty surprised when I re-greased a UO-8 that I had been ridding in Galveston. I had occasionally ridden through deep clear water when it rained. After a year I pulled everything apart...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,088
Posted By zandoval

Sounds like ZORG... Meowww... ...

Sounds like ZORG... Meowww...
https://youtu.be/UjLO_CrZRmM?t=35
12-01-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 672
Posted By zandoval

Possibly, but these buggers can be pretty tough....

Possibly, but these buggers can be pretty tough. Especially the ones made in Japan. Chances are it will be just fine. For a bottom bracket on a Mountain Bike I would prefer a Cartridge instead of...
12-01-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 672
Posted By zandoval

I am late to post to this party... Ha... I have...

I am late to post to this party... Ha... I have not really considered a 1992 bicycle an old bike but looks like the time has come. So now it can be hard to find the proper seat post size on a 92 era...
11-29-22, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By zandoval

I use 8 Speed KMC or SRAM chains all the time. I...

I use 8 Speed KMC or SRAM chains all the time. I know there are chains out there that could give me more millage. But then again, I would rather have my chain wear out before my Freewheel and Crank...
11-29-22, 11:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By zandoval

It appears you have done restorations before....

It appears you have done restorations before. With bicycles it is to what degree? There is "Refurbished", "Restored", and then this whole other category called "Wall Hanger". I would appear that some...
11-27-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,046
Posted By zandoval

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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1970's Ted Williams - Frame Only
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,674
Posted By zandoval

Ha... How many times have we said this... Nice...

Ha... How many times have we said this... Nice recovery stud!
11-26-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,696
Posted By zandoval

It's obviously a very pretty bike but all in all...

It's obviously a very pretty bike but all in all the deciding factor in it's success will be if they sell...

And for how much...
11-25-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 718
Posted By zandoval

Texas A&M's Veterinary branch did a study on B...

Texas A&M's Veterinary branch did a study on B vitamins. I remember hearing of the study in the 90's and it must not have been nationally published, or failed to get into the Human Medical Journals...
11-25-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By zandoval

Anybody remember Beth and Eric Heiden?

Anybody remember Beth and Eric Heiden?
11-25-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 465
Posted By zandoval

Wonder how many tools in that shop came from...

Wonder how many tools in that shop came from Harbor Freight suppliers?

But then again that Park alignment tool is the best. I am sure the most important thing about this repair is that it is...
11-24-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,137
Posted By zandoval

Geezer down town built a Tandem E-Bike for his...

Geezer down town built a Tandem E-Bike for his local rides. Really nice bike, I'll try to post some pics. Anyway, he says now when he and his wife are ridding there are two sleepers on it...
11-24-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,456
Posted By zandoval

What happened to the suicide clips? (Hub...

What happened to the suicide clips? (Hub Retaining Clip)

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11-24-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By zandoval

Sounds like fun...

Sounds like fun...
11-23-22, 11:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By zandoval

Hey man... You can fix it...

Hey man... You can fix it...
11-23-22, 11:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 897
Posted By zandoval

Rats... I've been TROLLED!!! ...

Rats... I've been TROLLED!!!

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11-23-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By zandoval

OK... Thanks... Here is another note for my USF...

OK... Thanks... Here is another note for my USF file. Multiple plug sizes for different rims... Yep, Got It...
11-23-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By zandoval

Every time I see some bike shop closing its doors...

Every time I see some bike shop closing its doors I think, "we will never get a bike shop in Bastrop Texas..."...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-23-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By zandoval

Hey... I know of this guy Andrew Stewart... He'll...

Hey... I know of this guy Andrew Stewart... He'll be able to figure it out!

I am so looking forward ta seeing how ya get it done...
11-22-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 594
Posted By zandoval

Don't fight it... Yes... You will need a long...

Don't fight it... Yes... You will need a long cage derailleur...
Forum: Commuting
11-22-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By zandoval

Sometimes ya just gotta git your arse to work...

Sometimes ya just gotta git your arse to work man... You Know This...
11-22-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 594
Posted By zandoval

I agree... But really if ya think about it 12:00...

I agree... But really if ya think about it 12:00 O'Clock should be the time when the sun is directly overhead. Hummmm... Then there is GMT, UTC, ZULU, Hours, AM-PM, not to mention Day Light Savings...
Forum: Commuting
11-21-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,027
Posted By zandoval

Ha... that's me for sure! Old times ADHD just...

Ha... that's me for sure! Old times ADHD just meant ya got your attention adjusted through out the day. Not necessarily a good thing. Worse was Hyperactivity Disorder. Those guys were not allowed in...
Forum: Commuting
11-21-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,027
Posted By zandoval

Not for long... Ha Won't be long before he can...

Not for long... Ha
Won't be long before he can hoist his back pack and you for that 1 mile sprint.

Note that stuffing a card board or plastic box into the bottom of the pack will make it much...
11-21-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 505
Posted By zandoval

So what really is a gravel bike? Gone are the...

So what really is a gravel bike? Gone are the days where the bike ya just happened to ride on gravel was called a gravel bike. Now days it is a category of bike that appears to be getting more and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,826
Posted By zandoval

Or better still Crush Him like a bug as he stalls...

Or better still Crush Him like a bug as he stalls mid gear when you mash a climb... Oh Yeah...
11-20-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 605
Posted By zandoval

When thinking about a bikes good looks chrome...

When thinking about a bikes good looks chrome often comes to mind. Just like fancy paint jobs. But then again some times you have to take a step back and remember that the chrome and the paint are...
Forum: Recumbent
11-20-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By zandoval

I did not know of this new thing about not...

I did not know of this new thing about not working on e-bikes that you did not sell. There is most likely a longer story to this problem. Do know that I will keep a note of your dilemma for my...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-20-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,334
Posted By zandoval

Andy - I have never built a frame and most likely...

Andy - I have never built a frame and most likely will never. But MAN!... I see you getting this stuff together and I get really EXCITED!!! Yep... It's frame builder Porn for sure...

HAPPY HAPPY,...
11-20-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,082
Posted By zandoval

I hear ya... I do the same here. Me and my...

I hear ya... I do the same here. Me and my twisted military back ground have to be nice and diplomatic when presenting to the general public. I consider it a survival skill... Bravo!



Oh... I...
11-19-22, 11:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,082
Posted By zandoval

You can go straight to the ChiCom Outlet for a...

You can go straight to the ChiCom Outlet for a little more savings... If you want.
Lets see, Brooks B135 at 180 USD or the questionable ChiCom copy at 11 USD? To tell ya the truth...Yep... big...
Forum: Commuting
11-19-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By zandoval

What a nice bike. All packed up and usable. So...

What a nice bike. All packed up and usable. So much more pretty than a premadona Wall Hanger...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,138
Posted By zandoval

What about San Antonio's Big Red and Barbacoa, or...

What about San Antonio's Big Red and Barbacoa, or the Dallas version of Four Slim Jims and a Beer...

Anyway, when I used ta ride long enough ta need food on a ride I found having a water bottle...
11-19-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By zandoval

Living down here in the south I had to look up...

Living down here in the south I had to look up ski helmets. Looks to me a Ski Helmet would go just fine on a bicycle. But I am not sure a bicycle helmet would do on the ski slopes unless it was the...
11-19-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 351
Posted By zandoval

My old arthritic guy inability to adapt, has...

My old arthritic guy inability to adapt, has caused me to set up my bikes as close to each other as possible. Because of this I measure what I call the Working Distance of Seat to Pedal, instead of...
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