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07-27-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,883
Posted By SurferRosa

You misinterpreted the post. I'm stating my...

You misinterpreted the post. I'm stating my support for the presence of Seattle Police in the face of budget restrictions and general backlash in the community, especially by young people ... even...
07-27-21, 03:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,160
Posted By SurferRosa

Earbud use would be a fine example of "to each...

Earbud use would be a fine example of "to each his own."
07-26-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 128
Posted By SurferRosa

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discuss...

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1234869-they-spelled-b-r-k-e-s.html
07-26-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By SurferRosa

I don't think it will matter unless you haven't...

I don't think it will matter unless you haven't specific ferrules that can sit tight and flush with the ends of the derailleur housing. If you don't, the housing will separate at the ends, and...
07-25-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 465
Posted By SurferRosa

now I really went all GP on yo ass! ...

now I really went all GP on yo ass!

https://youtu.be/LH9D3aT-Dlo
07-25-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By SurferRosa

Isn't it this one? ...

Isn't it this one?

https://www.disraeligears.co.uk/site/suntour_arx_derailleur_4300.html

Yes, that's the cable anchor bolt. Before you mount the derailleur, use a spare cable to make sure that...
07-25-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 620
Posted By SurferRosa

Ah, only one bike. That's a shame.

Ah, only one bike. That's a shame.
07-25-21, 12:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 627
Posted By SurferRosa

Holy crap! (literally.)

Holy crap! (literally.)
07-24-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 17,556
Views: 1,921,511
Posted By SurferRosa

Rode downtown this afternoon to run an errand and...

Rode downtown this afternoon to run an errand and rode on to Pioneer Square ... and there was a band playing in Occidental Park. Apparently this is a thing this month and next. Going to try to make...
07-24-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By SurferRosa

My Modolo Speedy calipers are kind of difficult...

My Modolo Speedy calipers are kind of difficult to center as well. But once they're right, they stay in place really well.

On yours, I would remove them and clean them up really well. If you don't...
07-24-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 620
Posted By SurferRosa

The internet has a store with more sizes than...

The internet has a store with more sizes than just that one.

While it's true that fatter tires feel more "comfy," for many people, that's not always the case. However, you usually can't go wrong...
07-24-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,166
Posted By SurferRosa

This. The pits of my jersey smell a lot worse...

This. The pits of my jersey smell a lot worse than my shorts.

I'd have no problem wearing one pair of shorts for five days as long as I had something to wear when I'm not on the bike.
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07-24-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 670
Posted By SurferRosa

No wonder you slam your stems. :twitchy: :lol: ...

No wonder you slam your stems. :twitchy: :lol:

:wtf:

:bday:

:beer:
07-24-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By SurferRosa

​​​​​ Making Chorus way more comfortable than...

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Making Chorus way more comfortable than Victory if you just wear normal sneakers like Onitsuka Tigers.
07-24-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By SurferRosa

Odd to me too. I wouldn't use it on my own bike. ...

Odd to me too. I wouldn't use it on my own bike. Taper also looks old and gross.
07-24-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,556
Posted By SurferRosa

​​​​​​ How to avoid botulism when home...

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How to avoid botulism when home canning (https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/healthlinkbc-files/home-canning-avoid-botulism)
07-24-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 586
Posted By SurferRosa

Italian??!! Playoffs??!!

Italian??!!

Playoffs??!!
07-24-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 62,941
Views: 9,591,860
Posted By SurferRosa

^ "It's in remarkable, highly collectable...

^ "It's in remarkable, highly collectable condition..."

Agree for the most part, but those brake levers... :wtf:
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Posted By SurferRosa

If the wheels/hubs match, which it looks like...

If the wheels/hubs match, which it looks like they might, then I would take a stab at that one. Not sure it's worth $150, but it looks like a fun project.
07-24-21, 01:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By SurferRosa

​​​​​​Well, we finished the first of three months...

​​​​​​Well, we finished the first of three months without too much hoo-ha.
07-24-21, 01:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,883
Posted By SurferRosa

This is both good news and bad. Bad because the...

This is both good news and bad. Bad because the situation you describe sounds ridiculous, but good because there's actually Seattle cops out there somewhere, actually doing something.
07-24-21, 01:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By SurferRosa

I've never had a Rally, but I thought it would be...

I've never had a Rally, but I thought it would be just like a Nuovo Record ... and you would just make the following mod to the simplex hanger:
...
07-24-21, 01:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 259
Posted By SurferRosa

Art exhibit, titled, "Jimmy died. I took his...

Art exhibit, titled, "Jimmy died. I took his wheels."
07-23-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,187
Posted By SurferRosa

Jonboy, don't hijack this great thread please.

Jonboy, don't hijack this great thread please.
07-23-21, 10:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,750
Posted By SurferRosa

Bargain? I vaguely remember those. I may have...

Bargain? I vaguely remember those. I may have seen one, like a year and a half ago.

I am down to four bikes, plus one up for sale. I just sold one this past week. It was (is) a great bike. And...
07-23-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By SurferRosa

I use one in the bedroom. :thumb:

I use one in the bedroom. :thumb:
07-23-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By SurferRosa

So why use that narrow rear cluster? SR rear mech...

So why use that narrow rear cluster? SR rear mech took all their cash and now can't afford anything else? If he can afford some needle nose pliers, maybe he can straighten the dropout screw.
07-23-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By SurferRosa

It is. And the chain is substantially too long...

It is. And the chain is substantially too long for the chosen gear. Bizarre someone would use that cage with that narrow cluster. I mean, what's the point of doing that? Also looks a little silly...
07-22-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 480
Posted By SurferRosa

^ Wo! I've seen side cars in my day, but that's...

^ Wo! I've seen side cars in my day, but that's crazy!
07-22-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 830
Posted By SurferRosa

All my old Campy stuff works great. :p Okay,...

All my old Campy stuff works great. :p

Okay, I have a little bulge in a vintage Araya front rim that doesn't make braking the smoothest on really fast descents. There's one particular route I...
07-22-21, 12:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 586
Posted By SurferRosa

Just insane what people will toss. Such a...

Just insane what people will toss. Such a beauty.

Love the creativity: bucket of water, spoon, vaseline, cable tension in place of high limit... :thumb:
07-21-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,160
Posted By SurferRosa

I'd be totally okay with it if it were this... ...

I'd be totally okay with it if it were this...

https://youtu.be/cMK2UfZa99Y
07-21-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By SurferRosa

​​​​​​Don't use wd40 in your freewheel. They're...

​​​​​​Don't use wd40 in your freewheel. They're pretty easy to overhaul actually. Use a hammer and punch to remove the lockring. Use the same thick grease you used for your bb.
07-21-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 596
Posted By SurferRosa

What's a "wall hanger"? A bike you don't ride?...

What's a "wall hanger"? A bike you don't ride? Why? Does it not fit? Too out of shape? Dead?

https://youtu.be/x8Tcrf-tyxE
07-21-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 305
Posted By SurferRosa

It's not the skewer. Think about it logically. ...

It's not the skewer. Think about it logically. The skewer and the axle do not rotate with the wheel. It also sounds like you didn't overhaul this hub. You need to remove the freewheel, overhaul...
07-21-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 400
Posted By SurferRosa

All freewheels have a lockring which holds the...

All freewheels have a lockring which holds the cogset cluster to the body of the freewheel. The lockring is usually reverse threaded and is held in place by tightening with a hammer and punch. Its...
07-20-21, 11:24 PM
Replies: 1,488
Views: 129,742
Posted By SurferRosa

:lol: yeah that sort of pisses me off. back in...

:lol: yeah that sort of pisses me off. back in the old days when I spent a lot of time with my SLR and desktop, I would have used photoshop on that guy.
07-20-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4,434
Views: 431,331
Posted By SurferRosa

:eek: :foo: That's the way you do it!...

:eek: :foo:



That's the way you do it! :thumb:
07-20-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,488
Views: 129,742
Posted By SurferRosa

Rode over to the buyer's place for beers and to...

Rode over to the buyer's place for beers and to see his collection. Had a beautiful Jack Taylor and an incredibly light Erickson. I feel good about my old Paramount taking its rightful place in his...
07-19-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1,488
Views: 129,742
Posted By SurferRosa

Sold my '60 Paramount today. :thumb: ...

Sold my '60 Paramount today. :thumb:

https://i.imgur.com/ESJrPzD.jpg
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The buyer asked, quizzically, so why are you selling it? I said, I've got six bikes. I really need to pare down. He...
07-19-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,217
Posted By SurferRosa

#3. America! :p

#3.

America!

:p
07-19-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,430
Posted By SurferRosa

Huh? The apostrophe isn't necessary. ...

Huh?



The apostrophe isn't necessary. And try to avoid ending a sentence with a preposition.
07-19-21, 12:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,266
Posted By SurferRosa

. From the perspective of someone who has never...

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From the perspective of someone who has never restored a bike and never intends to restore a bike but has refurbished and flipped dozens...

- Is anything stuck? Check stem and seatpost first,...
07-18-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,430
Posted By SurferRosa

have wrote?

have wrote?
07-18-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By SurferRosa

I wouldn't remove them to wrap the bars or change...

I wouldn't remove them to wrap the bars or change the cables or housing. But I might pace the lever with the hood in, not boiling, but really hot water for a minute or two to help clean and...
07-18-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,028
Posted By SurferRosa

:rolleyes: I wish I could participate! Mine...

:rolleyes:

I wish I could participate! Mine all seem to be one notch below the "top of the line." :cry: After I'm done with them though, they're pretty darn close... :thumb:
07-17-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 558
Posted By SurferRosa

That's called cross chaining, and it's not...

That's called cross chaining, and it's not recommended. Also not recommended that you ride in the small/small.
07-17-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 400
Posted By SurferRosa

If it's really a freewheel lockring (and not...

If it's really a freewheel lockring (and not something else), then you need to use a hammer and punch. If you're using a hammer and punch and it's still loosening, then you might try some blue...
07-17-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,430
Posted By SurferRosa

Intensive are my favorite kind of purposes.

Intensive are my favorite kind of purposes.
07-17-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By SurferRosa

Punny!

Punny!
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