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03-21-23, 04:00 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,332
Posted By AdventureManCO

Just to clarify, I would likely shellac some...

Just to clarify, I would likely shellac some cloth bar tape for it to intentionally be seen as pretentious, snobby, and overkill. Then again I am not normal :D
03-21-23, 04:00 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,332
Posted By Murray Missile

I've been called a vintage bike slob many times. ...

I've been called a vintage bike slob many times.
OH! "SNOB" :eek:
Never mind. :o
03-21-23, 01:29 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,332
Posted By 79pmooney

I guess I'm something of a snob. I won't do...

I guess I'm something of a snob. I won't do carbon fiber. 1) the failure mode of forks. Yes unlikely, but ... I've had a fork snap in similar fashion and paid the consequences. Once if a lifetime...
03-21-23, 01:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,880
Posted By Senrab62

I'm not sure of the model. My unmotivated Google...

I'm not sure of the model. My unmotivated Google search didn't net me the one I recall seeing. I don't believe they were offered long, but maybe a b17 variant? I'll update if I can find it.
03-21-23, 11:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,569
Posted By Andy_K

Chrome Paint Pen -- I think this may work!

I've seen this topic pop up a few times on this forum. I can't remember anyone actually being happy with the results, but I decided to try it anyway. I've got a bike with a blemish in the chrome on...
03-21-23, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 97,747
Posted By RB1-luvr

I want to say "now I've seen it all", but I'm...

I want to say "now I've seen it all", but I'm bracing myself for the rest of this thread.
03-20-23, 11:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,224
Posted By unworthy1

to beat some more dead 'orse: in this pic...

to beat some more dead 'orse: in this pic courtesy of Velobase the logo on the rear hub is intact but front logo is already 50% gone.
...
03-20-23, 11:54 PM
Replies: 21,527
Views: 2,987,547
Posted By Andy_K

I took a ride in the High Desert yesterday. I got...

I took a ride in the High Desert yesterday. I got rained on. :(

My wife and I were visiting Bend for our anniversary, but because she wants me to be happy she suggested that I bring a bike along....
03-20-23, 10:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,880
Posted By Senrab62

Not aftermarket. And yes, to make saddle more...

Not aftermarket. And yes, to make saddle more water resistant from splashing water from underneath.
03-20-23, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 97,747
Posted By AdventureManCO

Lol c'mon guys! You are NOT helping my goal of...

Lol c'mon guys! You are NOT helping my goal of trying to make this thing into a lightweight! I don't need more gaspipe, conduit, and iron...I need less! Hence the 'H' cutout:lol:


Speaking of...
03-20-23, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 97,747
Posted By AdventureManCO

Huh? I don't get what you are talking about at...

Huh? I don't get what you are talking about at all.

I'm looking real closely at the picture again, and I don't see anything out of place...?

:foo:

...
03-20-23, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 97,747
Posted By nlerner

You know, I kinda hate to be that guy, but I...

You know, I kinda hate to be that guy, but I think the fork is actually bent on the bike in that pic.
03-20-23, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 97,747
Posted By Mad Honk

Yeah I thought that was the point! And we may...

Yeah I thought that was the point! And we may even get to close to 1000 posts over the bike project. Smiles, MH
03-20-23, 07:46 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,332
Posted By repechage

oh yes they can crash you. wide birth to the...

oh yes they can crash you.
wide birth to the loony's
the problem with many ebike riders is ther cannot ride a straight lane AND cannot be dropped.
03-20-23, 06:47 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,332
Posted By nlerner

Oh, wait, I found a vid of you waving: ...

Oh, wait, I found a vid of you waving:
https://media.giphy.com/media/dAdIqzlcTl2B2vwQ12/giphy.gif
03-20-23, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 97,747
Posted By AdventureManCO

This thread is good at breaking people. You are...

This thread is good at breaking people. You are in good company.

You know, I'm not very good at math myself. Numbers hurt my head...especially the numbers following a dollar sign and affiliated...
03-20-23, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 97,747
Posted By nlerner

I’m concerned that the most prohibitive cost will...

I’m concerned that the most prohibitive cost will be that small bottle of Tulio’s urine you’ll need to officially christen this bike as Campy-worthy. Maybe someone should start a kickstarter campaign.
03-20-23, 05:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,161
Posted By loglim11

Nothing booked in yet, just some names in mind....

Nothing booked in yet, just some names in mind. Marinoni has been getting some really great press in this thread, so I'll definitely keep them in mind before comitting to anything. I did speak with...
03-20-23, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By Eric F

The odor of a certain canned meat product hangs...

The odor of a certain canned meat product hangs heavy in the air.
03-20-23, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By obrentharris

Finally a Huffy with Campagnolo training wheels! ...

Finally a Huffy with Campagnolo training wheels!
Brent
edit: Oops, sorry! Obviously Simplex with those delrin wheels.
03-20-23, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By due ruote

I managed to find this one. ...

I managed to find this one.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/768x576/image_a4552bfa4d8c0833911d0be7f7c249b577eee2e5.png
03-20-23, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 97,747
Posted By rjhammett

I like the idea of using one of these without the...

I like the idea of using one of these without the strap. It is made of iron so it is fitting for the Huffy.
...
03-20-23, 05:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,161
Posted By reissue59

Left my phone number with the OP, had a nice chat...

Left my phone number with the OP, had a nice chat about Marinoni, all should be good.
I'll leave it up to him to spell out the details...
03-20-23, 04:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,224
Posted By gazman22

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/5b6ade14_b82d_41f5_be53_1cb5b3043cc0_2a17fcae84d213b1ed9fccdbebed5ccca7232078.jpeg...
03-20-23, 04:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,224
Posted By gazman22

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/044ce42a_1138_4ec7_9ffc_f5d534370cae_86bcba6c0910163a07bc55b0a6236acc4a9fafc9.jpeg...
03-20-23, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 97,747
Posted By AdventureManCO

We will find an elegant, redneck solution to our...

We will find an elegant, redneck solution to our brake bridge woes.
03-20-23, 04:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,224
Posted By gazman22

Garage Finds: Peter Mooney, Woodrup Cycles, Puch & Nishiki

A lot to digest here and perhaps better done as numerous posts. But it all went down on the same day so….

I never pass up the opportunity to looks for bikes when visiting my mother and it is...
03-20-23, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 97,747
Posted By AdventureManCO

I think we'll get something going that won't...

I think we'll get something going that won't require a welder or cutting stuff off or any of that. I can weld, but I'm not great at it. Since we have the deadline and I've got some material, I'm...
03-20-23, 03:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,161
Posted By merziac

Jeffery Bock, OP is in Canada so Marinoni the...

Jeffery Bock, OP is in Canada so Marinoni the obvious choice and a darn good one. ;)

Also says they have a frame repair already setup so maybe we'll get to find out about it.
03-20-23, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Clearly trying to generate attention. Either it's...

Clearly trying to generate attention. Either it's the owner of the items in question or someone associated with the auction itself.
03-20-23, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By repechage

Curious and from a member with little track...

Curious and from a member with little track record.
03-20-23, 01:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,161
Posted By jdawginsc

Jumping off of merziac's and others' comments... ...

Jumping off of merziac's and others' comments...
Agreed. A fork is a fork. Unless you are looking for museum quality authenticity, as a riding fork it probably is fine. Plus you can get it raked at...
03-20-23, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21,527
Views: 2,987,547
Posted By ascherer

Finally returning to the thread after a long...

Finally returning to the thread after a long winter off. Got my butt on the saddle for my first ride of 2023 on Saturday as the temps climbed over 40 in the eastern Catskills.
...
03-20-23, 08:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,161
Posted By loglim11

Shooting for a fair weather rider! The frame is...

Shooting for a fair weather rider! The frame is 62cm ctc, with a 20cm head tube. Not an easy fork to find that's for sure. There is this NOS columbus fork...
03-20-23, 06:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,161
Posted By smd4

Actually, they pop up on eBay regularly for not...

Actually, they pop up on eBay regularly for not too much money. $10 bucks for the pair, maybe? I wouldn't hesitate to just paint the area a contrasting color; older SC's didn't have the buttons.
...
03-20-23, 04:45 AM
Replies: 21,527
Views: 2,987,547
Posted By darkmoon

It's Monday, between Sunday and Vernal Equinox...

It's Monday, between Sunday and Vernal Equinox day, a Japan's national holiday.
Do you think you want to work?:lol:
I took a day off.

A happy rec ride today, too!

Kasuga-jinja shrine....
03-19-23, 10:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,028
Posted By cudak888

Having not that much experience with Mafacs...

Having not that much experience with Mafacs myself, I'm now wondering whether I should test them with the original rock-hard pads, or with Kool-Stops. The KS pads shape-shift a lot more when applied...
03-19-23, 06:21 PM
Replies: 21,527
Views: 2,987,547
Posted By zukahn1

Still going with long under wear two pairs of...

Still going with long under wear two pairs of socks jeans a hoody and jacket.
03-19-23, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21,527
Views: 2,987,547
Posted By RCMoeur

As previously threatened, today's ride was in...

As previously threatened, today's ride was in Tucson along the Loop path, 8 miles uphill into a stiff breeze and 8 miles that were slightly easier (and nearly double the speed). No photos of the...
03-19-23, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21,527
Views: 2,987,547
Posted By zukahn1

Nice and sunny today but still cold below zero in...

Nice and sunny today but still cold below zero in the morning and only 30 or so later in the day. Took the Nishiki SS out for a nice short local ride.
...
03-19-23, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 402,792
Posted By masi61

I have made washing and polishing my bikes a fun...

I have made washing and polishing my bikes a fun ritual that I try to stay caught up on. Rain rides are adventure for me and some of my best training is done on the crap days. I have a soft nylon...
03-19-23, 12:56 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,332
Posted By L134

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1198/screenshot_2023_03_19_at_11_52_35_am_a099a46cb6cadab9bd5923996b7bff51a2eda71b.png
Like so?
03-19-23, 12:48 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,332
Posted By 1989Pre

For me, the answer is yes. I rarely encounter...

For me, the answer is yes. I rarely encounter another roadie on my Sunday 60-milers, and when I do, I usually point skyward and tip my hand forward (I can't get used to a lateral movement like...
03-19-23, 12:39 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,332
Posted By bikingshearer

I understand you completely. That was my initial...

I understand you completely. That was my initial reaction to all e-bikes. My position has evolved a bit. I am now bothered a lot less by someone who is using the e-power as a supplement to pedal...
03-19-23, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 402,792
Posted By masi61

Maybe so. My titanium Veritas (road bike) is clad...

Maybe so. My titanium Veritas (road bike) is clad with road tubeless tires that ride well in the wet & so long as they have had their sealant refreshed are pretty impervious to flats…

But the...
03-19-23, 10:02 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,332
Posted By Classtime

I’m a Snob and always look down on e-bikers. I’m...

I’m a Snob and always look down on e-bikers. I’m actually a hater of e-bikes and usually cannot separate the bike from the biker and hate the whole package. Electric motorized bikes are NOT a genre...
03-19-23, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By Rabid Koala

Beautiful! I have a late 1971, also my Holy...

Beautiful! I have a late 1971, also my Holy Grail. I managed to miss out on a lot of them before this one came my way. ...
03-19-23, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 97,747
Posted By cudak888

I once had this wild, unmarked drop bolt with at...

I once had this wild, unmarked drop bolt with at least an inch drop. They're out there.
...
03-19-23, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By cudak888

That's an interesting one! A '70 that still has...

That's an interesting one! A '70 that still has the earlier fork blades, but has the tighter frame geometry of the revised P13-9, no braze-ons on the top tube, and despite being this late, has both...
03-19-23, 08:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,028
Posted By cudak888

Is this a real Mafac stiffening bridge, or a knock-off?

Gotcha!

Humor aside, since not everyone has seen the ongoing discussion in the mafac stiffener (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1268560-mafac-stiffener.html) thread about these, I...
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