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08-01-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,830
Posted By tiger1964

All these years, never ridden on, or worked on, a...

All these years, never ridden on, or worked on, a bike with rod brakes. Need to try one out some day.



Neat name. Needs a Commer Cob to haul it around in.
07-30-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By tiger1964

A neat resource. I copied the Palo Alto oval, had...

A neat resource. I copied the Palo Alto oval, had a friend change image size to almost 8.5x11, and bought T-shirt transfer paper too make some t-shirts. Then had to buy a new printer. Then realized...
07-29-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 402
Posted By tiger1964

I think the photo in post #1 shows a decal that...

I think the photo in post #1 shows a decal that well fills the open area on the seat tube. :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
07-28-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,461
Posted By tiger1964

Been checking out eBay looking for any of these...

Been checking out eBay looking for any of these options mentioned for a while now, unobtanium unless I want to spend $350+ on a used headset. :cry:
07-02-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By tiger1964

Still waiting to locate a box to send this along...

Still waiting to locate a box to send this along to its new owner.



Yes, there is such a locating hole in the "claw", as you describe, for the end of the tension spring. Compared to the...
07-02-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 636
Posted By tiger1964

Interesting. How "disassembleable" will such...

Interesting. How "disassembleable" will such connections be later? Heat needed, for instance?

Pretty sure all of my headsets are fine, but wondering if this type of product might be viable for a...
06-29-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By tiger1964

I'm thinking "gone by sunset". :thumb: ...

I'm thinking "gone by sunset". :thumb:

Seeing a lot of photos on the forum with cottered cranks, and with leading nut on the cotter instead of trailing nut. Was I taught all wrong all along?
06-28-21, 05:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,613
Posted By tiger1964

I presume there's already, on some website where...

I presume there's already, on some website where it's permitted, of her in front of a certain building on a day this past January. :rolleyes:
06-25-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 465
Posted By tiger1964

Those Teruh shifters are rare. ...

Those Teruh shifters are rare.



Perhaps consider a spacer band of a less compressible material? Some kind of plastic... or cork?
06-25-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,107
Posted By tiger1964

:thumb: Reflectors on a track bike... for...

:thumb:

Reflectors on a track bike... for night racing. ;)
06-24-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 646
Posted By tiger1964

All true, and I think I need to disassemble to...

All true, and I think I need to disassemble to fit the thin plastic sheathing to lubricate the cable guides anyway.



+1 but when I tried to order, there's a minimum purchase so I grabbed a...
06-24-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 646
Posted By tiger1964

So, now that I finally have my wife's bike back...

So, now that I finally have my wife's bike back together, I'm supposed to take it apart for photos? I am not suicidal...

Anyway, d'ya think this is worth exploring? Campy washers in Boulder...
06-23-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 520
Posted By tiger1964

Possibly an experimental Michelin product? ...

Possibly an experimental Michelin product?

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06-23-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 520
Posted By tiger1964

Interesting; I always found it the easiest....

Interesting; I always found it the easiest. Flexes laterally to follow contours, and does not slide around while you wrap.
06-23-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By tiger1964

...wait for it...wait for it... Someone will...

...wait for it...wait for it...

Someone will post that it's the ONLY thing it's good for! :roflmao2:
06-23-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By tiger1964

So consider this claimed by cocoabeachcrab. ...

So consider this claimed by cocoabeachcrab.

Didn't take as long as I figured... I presumed a lots of views leading to "what the heck is that?"
06-23-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By tiger1964

So it sounds like, I presume, this would not fit...

So it sounds like, I presume, this would not fit your needs.
06-23-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By tiger1964

Campagnolo Sport Extra RD

If anyone is completing a bike that could use this, as opposed to simply selling it on eBay, free to a good home including shipping to a the lower 48. No idea why I bought this in the 1970's, never...
06-23-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 646
Posted By tiger1964

Thanks for posting those photos, better than any...

Thanks for posting those photos, better than any I would come up with! :thumb: 100% the early set for me; certainly the levers, and the flex washers, convex chrome washers and wing screws that sit...
06-23-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By tiger1964

WTB: Campagnolo DT lever spacers: Part II

I got most of what I need now, but WTB two small spacers/washers for Campy downtube levers, mount-on-boss type. These spacers/washers go between the levers themselves and the backing plate closest to...
06-23-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 646
Posted By tiger1964

I think this is how I got into trouble in the...

I think this is how I got into trouble in the first place. In another topic I had, when building up my Palo Alto with all Suntour Superbe over the winter, transitioning the Suntour DT levers which...
06-22-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 646
Posted By tiger1964

OK, I get that! Seen shifters of a later date,...

OK, I get that! Seen shifters of a later date, the outermost 'washer' has an outer surface nearest the wing screw that is not so much convex as conical... yeah, seen those. This ain't that but a good...
06-22-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By tiger1964

Anyone ever tell you your avatar looks like Ed...

Anyone ever tell you your avatar looks like Ed Roth, like, man? ;)

Just working on the spouse bike, a flat on the front, going to stick a fresh tube in and "stole" the core to put on my Palo...
06-22-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By tiger1964

Reminds me of the pre-load curve they put on the...

Reminds me of the pre-load curve they put on the flatbed trailers they use to transport heavy loads like bulldozers. "That's my story, and I'm sticking to it".

Pretty frame!
06-22-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 646
Posted By tiger1964

Something I was thinking about, and am...

Something I was thinking about, and am considering; then Mad Honk called and said the same thing... file/grind down the washers. He was diplomatic enough not to add "grow up". Still uncertain how...
06-22-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 646
Posted By tiger1964

Perhaps; I wish I knew more... and a solution....

Perhaps; I wish I knew more... and a solution. That said, "shifters came with flat outer washers" would imply that the outboard recess on the lever casting would be shaped different for flat vs....
06-22-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By tiger1964

Servicing (???) Presta valves?

Getting ready to ride a couple of days back, went to pump the tires. That little ritual of unscrewing the top knurled nut on the Presta valve, and giving it a little tap to ensure it opens and closes...
06-22-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By tiger1964

Oh, I read that and thought 7-speed IGH, which I...

Oh, I read that and thought 7-speed IGH, which I would find very interesting to read/follow.

Meanwhile, back at the ranch...
06-22-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 646
Posted By tiger1964

Thanks. Done. I think Bogester's experience...

Thanks. Done.

I think Bogester's experience at roughly the same time as mine might indicate this could be a topic of interest to multiple forum members -- I just clicked not he wrong place to...
06-22-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 646
Posted By tiger1964

Interestingly, no idea how to find a moderator...

Interestingly, no idea how to find a moderator for the forum to ask that the topic be moved; I thought it would be easy to find that info.

I considered using the "report post" function, but...
Forum: Foo
06-21-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 954
Posted By tiger1964

Lower it a couple inches and a flame job, it...

Lower it a couple inches and a flame job, it would look like a 1948 Ford hot rod.
Forum: Foo
06-21-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 954
Posted By tiger1964

Late 1981, going on a date, my car (lowered,...

Late 1981, going on a date, my car (lowered, gutted, Datsun 510) and her car (Dodge Omni) both briefly undriveable. Walked to her house, she borrowed her mother's car. She pulled out of the driveway,...
06-21-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 646
Posted By tiger1964

SHOOT! :cry: Meant this to appear in...

SHOOT!
:cry:

Meant this to appear in Classic & Vintage... not Classic & Vintage Sales.
06-21-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 646
Posted By tiger1964

There should be no confusion on Campy DT shifters but...

There’s something I’m not “getting” on something as straightforward as Campy downtime shift levers. So, in the topic at For Sale/WTB:

NEED SHIFTERS OR PARTS...
06-18-21, 05:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,040
Posted By tiger1964

All ture. Then again, the third option is an...

All ture. Then again, the third option is an Ideale clamp. Which I guess is technically a micro-adjust, just without an integral post.

...
06-17-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By tiger1964

I guess a cork manufacturer as a team sponsor...

I guess a cork manufacturer as a team sponsor does not sounds any more strange than a sausage manufacturer.

Still, wish I was a size or two smaller or I'd buy these.
06-15-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,356
Posted By tiger1964

Interesting and I like the proportions. My...

Interesting and I like the proportions.

My wife would say you need to invest in some rose stakes. :lol:
...
06-15-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,197
Posted By tiger1964

Uh...??? I see certain risks involved.;) I...

Uh...??? I see certain risks involved.;)

I now have, for the first time, two bikes with small flange; other than aesthetics, I don't notice anything.
06-15-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By tiger1964

Explosif is what it looks like happened to it!...

Explosif is what it looks like happened to it! Hope you find a fix.
06-15-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,887
Posted By tiger1964

Until I just googled it, I would have thought you...

Until I just googled it, I would have thought you were making that up!!!! :eek:

Uh, first hit was on a Sram unit called Eagle, those of us cycling in the late 1960's and early 1970's might be...
06-15-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 542
Posted By tiger1964

Not for bikes but I once bought (and still have...

Not for bikes but I once bought (and still have most of) an assortment pack of brass shim stock from the local auto-parts store; I see Amazon sells something similar, using a search for "brass shim...
06-15-21, 05:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By tiger1964

If the jersey size is any indication, I fear the...

If the jersey size is any indication, I fear the shorts might not fit me either; other than that, yeah; I'd like clothing logo'ed for each of my bike eventually, to the degree that is possible.
06-14-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,677
Posted By tiger1964

Worked at three different LBS in MD, 1974-1978,...

Worked at three different LBS in MD, 1974-1978, basically my college years. 30hr/wk. Probably 70% new-bike assembly, the remainder split between floor sales and repairs. Low point was 2 days trying...
06-14-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,197
Posted By tiger1964

Yeah, I recall early 1970's: 95% of junk bikes...

Yeah, I recall early 1970's: 95% of junk bikes were LF, 95% of "good" bikes were HF... but it was never 100% for either.



Agreed :thumb: on the looks but for me I like the look of round holes....
06-14-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By tiger1964

Too small for me, but I like the red/white Zeus...

Too small for me, but I like the red/white Zeus jersey and my Zeus is red and a track bike. What's the significance of "Corcho"? A sponsor? Not sure if I'd want to wear it if it's a brand of...
06-13-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By tiger1964

Those washers would do it -- I have the rest....

Those washers would do it -- I have the rest. Levers, stops, screws.

EDIT: Looks like what I need is on the way!:)
06-13-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By tiger1964

I think that's it! I have the levers, just had...

I think that's it! I have the levers, just had pirated some hardware off them.
06-13-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7,199
Views: 698,278
Posted By tiger1964

Well, maybe it showed up a couple of days ago,...

Well, maybe it showed up a couple of days ago, but today is my 65th birthday and my wife gave me a jersey. She wanted to find one that said Campagnolo, and found one in red, gold and black.

It...
06-12-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 899
Posted By tiger1964

Himalayan gearing? Perhaps should have been...

Himalayan gearing? Perhaps should have been painted in Nepalese-flag colors.
06-10-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By tiger1964

Shifters -- plastic washers inside, or metal?

Shifters -- plastic washers inside, or metal?
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