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08-28-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,584
Posted By m.c.

Thanks. I thought about having it powder coated...

Thanks. I thought about having it powder coated and then put my decals on and clear coating it myself or having a body shop clear coat it. The issue is the prep work, I believe I have found a...
08-10-22, 05:32 PM
08-10-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 834
Posted By m.c.

I'm glad it has helped you. I need to start...

I'm glad it has helped you.

I need to start trying different recipes. I really got into it a few years back but then settled into a routine of only having a few simple things over and over(this is...
08-10-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 823
Posted By m.c.

Thats a good story and a nice looking bicycle, I...

Thats a good story and a nice looking bicycle, I really like purple. My wife had a Peugeot as a kid, I was able to find one on eBay that was a close match.
08-10-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 439
Posted By m.c.

I think having it stripped and powdercoated then...

I think having it stripped and powdercoated then me adding the details myself may be the best way to go. Thanks for all the info.
08-10-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 834
Posted By m.c.

I did the Dr. Neal Barnard / www.drmcdougall.com...

I did the Dr. Neal Barnard / www.drmcdougall.com way of eating. I lost weight and it was the only time in my adult life when I had bloodwork in the normal range, dr said I had the lowest blood sugar...
08-10-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,143
Posted By m.c.

I called a couple of times and got to a person...

I called a couple of times and got to a person that had better information, it was only a day or so.
08-10-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 439
Posted By m.c.

Thanks for the suggestions I will check with them...

Thanks for the suggestions I will check with them too.
08-10-22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 439
Posted By m.c.

Thanks for the information. It sounds more...

Thanks for the information. It sounds more involved than just buying a cabinet and sprayer like I had imagined.

I may have found a place not too far away. I'm surprised no one seems to know about...
08-10-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,143
Posted By m.c.

Bikeflights is convenient in some situations....

Bikeflights is convenient in some situations. I've used them when buying things out of state. I will have the seller take the bike to a bikeflights listed LBS, pay the shop to pack it and arrange...
08-09-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 439
Posted By m.c.

Thanks. I'm in Louisiana. There was someone in...

Thanks. I'm in Louisiana. There was someone in Baton Rouge but I've heard he closed as well, and Id rather ship than go into the big cities. I'll check with some auto places.
08-09-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,032
Posted By m.c.

That is a very nice color.

That is a very nice color.
08-09-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,032
Posted By m.c.

Thanks, I'll look at those too and the YouTube...

Thanks, I'll look at those too and the YouTube video.
08-09-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 439
Posted By m.c.

Media Blasting

I recently found out that the local guy that would do media blasting is no longer in business. The lbs I use told me there isn't anyone that will work on bike frames near here.

Is there a shop...
08-09-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,032
Posted By m.c.

Thanks, the shop got it operational and I am...

Thanks, the shop got it operational and I am enjoying it. I probably won't do more to it right now. I've got other projects and a move coming up soon.
Your decals look nice. If you are looking for...
08-08-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,420
Posted By m.c.

I've had really good luck with drivers giving me...

I've had really good luck with drivers giving me space, the only time I remember that I had someone get close to the back of my bike and then pass very close while accelerating it was a police...
08-08-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 758
Posted By m.c.

Ive just got some insoles with a stiff bottom...

Ive just got some insoles with a stiff bottom that goes almost to the ball of the foot. I'm going to try them in my running shoes to see if it is stiff enough to help with the pain and numbness I...
08-08-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 46,524
Posted By m.c.

I drip boeshield on the links occasionally. they...

I drip boeshield on the links occasionally. they could all use a good cleaning.
08-08-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 802
Posted By m.c.

Very Nice

Very Nice
08-08-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,032
Posted By m.c.

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

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That is very nice, I have the step through version in a similar color. Mine is...
08-08-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 46,524
Posted By m.c.

I bought one several years back.I always liked...

I bought one several years back.I always liked playing with them at my grandparents but the phone company came and took them from both of my grandparents homes decades ago. My rotary phone came with...
08-08-22, 06:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 881
Posted By m.c.

I wouldn't think they would make them taller. I...

I wouldn't think they would make them taller. I would think that goes against their market for those lines.
08-08-22, 06:18 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,667
Posted By m.c.

That may be,. Thanks for the information.

That may be,. Thanks for the information.
08-07-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 881
Posted By m.c.

https://vintagenosbicycleparts.com/shimano-dura-ac...

https://vintagenosbicycleparts.com/shimano-dura-ace-stem-hidden-bolt-110mm-7400-26-0-nos/

I found this available. Id like to find the same design in a taller stem.
08-07-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,669
Posted By m.c.

Here is one you can get made from a bottle cap....

Here is one you can get made from a bottle cap. You can choose your favorite beverage.
...
08-07-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,669
Posted By m.c.

My wife uses this one...

My wife uses this one https://www.italianroadbikemirror.com

I've never used a mirror on a bicycle but have on the recumbent. I've been thinking of getting a helmet mount type.

Where I live a...
08-07-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 881
Posted By m.c.

I really like quill stems, especially when they...

I really like quill stems, especially when they are designed in a clean way like this one. I think they look much nicer than the modern type, which, to me, sort of look like something made with an...
08-06-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 881
Posted By m.c.

Thanks, its very pretty.

Thanks, its very pretty.
08-06-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 881
Posted By m.c.

What stem is this?

What stem is this?
08-06-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 297
Posted By m.c.

A bike shop could get that cleaned, lubed, and...

A bike shop could get that cleaned, lubed, and adjusted for you for not much money. The light rust on there should clean off. Then you can see if you like it and decide if it needs to have more money...
08-06-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 834
Posted By m.c.

I used to be vegan, or "plant based" as its now...

I used to be vegan, or "plant based" as its now called. Saying you're a vegan based on your diet gets you yelled at by certain people that say being a vegan means you must also be an animal rights...
08-06-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 26,511
Posted By m.c.

I like British cars but its hard to own one here...

I like British cars but its hard to own one here unless you want to do your own work. I had a XJ6 that I loved but the local shops wouldn't work on. Now I want another car and most of the things on...
08-06-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 26,511
Posted By m.c.

My wife's C&V car ...

My wife's C&V car

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08-06-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,667
Posted By m.c.

It has been bad in many ways and has changed a...

It has been bad in many ways and has changed a lot over time. What I get from the report is that certain frequencies were being detected more intensely on the aluminum frame. I don't know that these...
08-05-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,713
Posted By m.c.

Thanks, I'll look at them.

Thanks, I'll look at them.
08-04-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,713
Posted By m.c.

thanks, Iíll look into it.

thanks, Iíll look into it.
08-04-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,713
Posted By m.c.

I could see that in a matte black or grey color....

I could see that in a matte black or grey color. Maybe on a fat tire bike.

I'm going with a blue and cream color scheme and silver or polished parts. I'm basically copying the look of a Rivendell....
08-04-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,836
Posted By m.c.

In the evenings next to some oak and cypress...

In the evenings next to some oak and cypress trees along the river there are swarms of little bugs that will get in your eyes and nose. You can see them in advance and keep your mouth closed. There...
08-04-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,713
Posted By m.c.

There arenít any hills here so no climbing. it...

There arenít any hills here so no climbing. it will be for just riding around locally on the street. Iím putting upright bars on it, fenders, and the widest Renee Herse tires I can fit under the...
08-04-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,713
Posted By m.c.

Iím not sure what to use for 11 or 12 speed. I...

Iím not sure what to use for 11 or 12 speed. I was going to go with an IGH but because of the dropout width I am using the silver hub and Iím pretty sure Iím going to use the 7 speed cassette they...
08-03-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,713
Posted By m.c.

I'm having 26" wheels built using velocity...

I'm having 26" wheels built using velocity cliffhanger rims and a Rivendell Silver rear hub. I don't know if it will take a 12 speed cassette but I think 11 is possible. I will probably go with less...
08-03-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,713
Posted By m.c.

This sounds like me. I still have a rotary phone...

This sounds like me. I still have a rotary phone and managed to get service on an old startac, my wife has a car from 1981. My old condo had appliances from the late 70s, in my house they're from the...
08-02-22, 08:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,834
Posted By m.c.

I've got one like that too. I don't have a tool...

I've got one like that too. I don't have a tool for it, I hold a small screwdriver in one of the notches while I tighten the screw.
07-31-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5,659
Views: 632,454
Posted By m.c.

I found a NOS Schwinn Short Rack and installed it...

I found a NOS Schwinn Short Rack and installed it on my Suburban. I think I over tightened it and bend the mount a little. I'm trying to figure out what the spring loaded part is for. I've only ever...
07-29-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By m.c.

There are several computer backpacks on Amazon...

There are several computer backpacks on Amazon that say they are waterproof.
07-28-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 994
Posted By m.c.

Thanks. I'll watch it this evening.

Thanks. I'll watch it this evening.
07-28-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 994
Posted By m.c.

Ok, Thanks

Ok, Thanks
07-28-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 21,348
Views: 4,078,639
Posted By m.c.

Do the eyes light up?

Do the eyes light up?
07-28-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By m.c.

I'd start with looking for a waterproof computer...

I'd start with looking for a waterproof computer backpack. If it were me I'd want to shop for the part that protects the computer first and then look at other features.
07-28-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,064
Posted By m.c.

After a bottle of dumpster vodka you'll believe...

After a bottle of dumpster vodka you'll believe you can
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