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09-26-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By zandoval

16 year old, in a 50,000.00 USD truck, pulling...

16 year old, in a 50,000.00 USD truck, pulling pranks on a high way.

Hard Lessons for sure. Wondering if he was recording it on his cell phone?

Oh... How I miss Road Biking... Hoping for a more...
09-26-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 405
Posted By zandoval

Running rules as far as energy expenditure....

Running rules as far as energy expenditure. Cycling is a refined way to cover greater distance without the energy expenditure of running. Many of us can no longer run. Cycling allows us to get the...
09-24-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 737
Posted By zandoval

I must add That I recently spoke to a Texas DPS...

I must add That I recently spoke to a Texas DPS (Highway Patrol) officer. He said there may soon be a law in multiple states against obscuring the rear license plate in any way. This will be a big...
Forum: Foo
09-23-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 432
Posted By zandoval

I have seen machine shops with boxes of old and...

I have seen machine shops with boxes of old and new extractors. It's as if they consider them almost one time use so they order certain sizes in bulk. Looks like it was your turn for a challenge....
09-22-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By zandoval

Its an old school thing that applies to many...

Its an old school thing that applies to many types of old equipment that used bearings and races. As a kid was rebuilding an old 8hp swamp cooler motor that had the brushes and bearings missing from...
09-22-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By zandoval

Ya gotta remember the laws of Old School......

Ya gotta remember the laws of Old School... "Loose Balls Rule!"

Edit: Out of context... Sorry
09-21-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 614
Posted By zandoval

It appears that the days of going to a shelf and...

It appears that the days of going to a shelf and seeing multiple brands and materials of choice are gone now. If I was still ridding the way I used to I would personally prefer latex, especially with...
09-20-21, 11:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 791
Posted By zandoval

Was ridding with a guy years ago that hit a curb...

Was ridding with a guy years ago that hit a curb on his road bike. He bent his chain and large ring on his crank. Luckily we had my little Park chain braking tool. We took out the damaged links and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 617
Posted By zandoval

RATS! - Thank you for posting this thread. I...

RATS! - Thank you for posting this thread. I wonder if you noticed drastic changes in the sound when you pinged the spokes. I do this when ever I am airing the tires. I have several quality wheel...
09-19-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 538
Posted By zandoval

This is the only one I would trust if I did not...

This is the only one I would trust if I did not know the durability of the paint. It will not remove paint or clear coat. It is safe for the skin. If this does not work then a detailed exam should be...
09-19-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 434
Posted By zandoval

Just keep adjusting your bike for what you want....

Just keep adjusting your bike for what you want. My Gravel Bike did not start as one and I am very happy with it...
09-18-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 940
Posted By zandoval

Lets not even talk about parts...

Lets not even talk about parts...
Forum: Foo
09-18-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 585
Posted By zandoval

That's gotta be nice, and Wisconsin has got some...

That's gotta be nice, and Wisconsin has got some huge deer for sure. In West Texas you occasionally see Monster deer running along a fence line. I often wonder what they eat cause it looks like...
09-18-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,266
Posted By zandoval

Wow! Are those oil nipples on the Head Tube and...

Wow! Are those oil nipples on the Head Tube and Bottom Bracket?

I have never seen a Jack Taylor up close...

Oh... Thank you for posting your progress on this restoration.
09-18-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,043
Posted By zandoval

I know what ya mean. Sometimes it can be a real...

I know what ya mean. Sometimes it can be a real emergency...

I don't know how much juice power lines carry in the PNW, but around Central Texas ya stay away from them towers for sure. On a hot day...
09-18-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,043
Posted By zandoval

Stick to and develop a constantly...

Stick to and develop a constantly evolving..."Pre-Flight Check List"
09-18-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,321
Posted By zandoval

Here is a good rule to follow... As soon as you...

Here is a good rule to follow... As soon as you find a saddle that is comfortable for you, get another, or even two or three. I found a cheap saddle with minimal padding from ARS that was listed as a...
Forum: Foo
09-17-21, 11:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 585
Posted By zandoval

Had an ole Army buddy stop by late at night as he...

Had an ole Army buddy stop by late at night as he was driving through town. Well at about 2 AM we put the beers down and decided to go for a ride over in the State Park I live next to. We were deep...
09-16-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By zandoval

Yep... On the older French bikes those...

Yep... On the older French bikes those idiosyncrasies have been fun. On the older bikes I have worked on there were usually enough remnants of the original bottom bracket to line things up. Also...
09-16-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By zandoval

OK! Got It! - Thank you.

OK! Got It! - Thank you.
09-16-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By zandoval

Thanks - The bottom bracket length is 68mm. I am...

Thanks - The bottom bracket length is 68mm. I am seeking the spindle length of the original 86 PX-10 that went into the 68mm bottom bracket.
09-16-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By zandoval

1986 PX-10 Bottom Bracket Specs Needed - Solved

OK... Been going around and around on this. I have what I believe is a 1986 Columbus Tubing PX-10 Frame that I want to fit out with a sealed bottom bracket. Its 68mm and on inspection has an English...
09-16-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 374
Posted By zandoval

WOW! That's a real project and very much an...

WOW! That's a real project and very much an effort appreciated by most of the members of this forum. Looks like your bottom bracket is intact. As you wait for the determination of this bikes species...
Forum: Want To Buy
09-16-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By zandoval

French Square Taper Bottom Bracket Sealed

Can someone give me a lead on finding a Sealed Bottom Bracket for a French Threaded PX-10. Only ones I can find are in Germany.
Sealed Bottom Bracket
Square Taper JIS
French Thread
68mm
110mm to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 555
Posted By zandoval

Never ridden one, but the components and assembly...

Never ridden one, but the components and assembly add up to a cost around 2400 USD giving them a 300 USD profit. Plausible?

If you do buy it I would certainly be interested in your full...
09-16-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,498
Posted By zandoval

Most Desirable Bike v/s Bike I Most Desire To...

Most Desirable Bike v/s Bike I Most Desire To Ride...
Forum: Foo
09-16-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 585
Posted By zandoval

Dodging Deer In Central Texas

Foo...
Deer are pretty thick this year. Mostly on the smaller size but many more than usual. I also noticed a revered grandma from Giddings showing off her brand new Lexus at the Tractor Supply. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 510
Posted By zandoval

Old School... Sheet of news paper covering your...

Old School... Sheet of news paper covering your chest after your first layer. After you warm up just pull it out and throw it away...

(but don't litter)
09-15-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 572
Posted By zandoval

Not a problem. You will get used to it. The real...

Not a problem. You will get used to it. The real problem comes to guys like me who never did Mountain biking or off road motor cycle or even BMX. Its a skill best learned young. You actually have an...
09-15-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,663
Posted By zandoval

Being cheap I carefully use gasoline. When I am...

Being cheap I carefully use gasoline. When I am worried about parts that contain plastic or rubber I use automatic transmission fluid or the old WD40. Marvel Mystery Oil is also an excellent cleaner....
09-15-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By zandoval

First get the studies, X-Ray, CT, MRI... Just do...

First get the studies, X-Ray, CT, MRI... Just do it and remember you have to ask for it. Then its build it up or repair it. Either way you end up building it up but building it up without knowing the...
09-15-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By zandoval

WOW! That'sBIG!!!

WOW! That'sBIG!!!
09-15-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 892
Posted By zandoval

Look Ma No Hands... Look Ma No Teeth... As...

Look Ma No Hands... Look Ma No Teeth...

As a kid we did many tricks. One of the tricks was to take an extra bearing outta the top and bottom of the head tube... Ha

But all and all I am happy...
Forum: Touring
09-15-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,842
Posted By zandoval

Growing up and working with my grandfather as a...

Growing up and working with my grandfather as a kid I remember he was always making the challenge, "?quantos pulgadas", how many inches. And, "?quantos centemetros", how many centimeters. He said you...
Forum: Touring
09-15-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,842
Posted By zandoval

I can't afford to carry another gram of weight on...

I can't afford to carry another gram of weight on my body when ridding. I am just to heavy to begin with. If I am planning a hike or a bike route my first priority is available water. That's just the...
Forum: Foo
09-15-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 532
Posted By zandoval

Well worth keeping... Just like that fan...

Well worth keeping... Just like that fan...
09-15-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,502
Posted By zandoval

Pedals should always be in a position that allows...

Pedals should always be in a position that allows you to step into them. It just seems to be a more inviting position. Hey... I'm ready... Lets go for a ride...
09-15-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By zandoval

What I find most inspiring about this thread is...

What I find most inspiring about this thread is the enthusiasm of working this problem. I really have no experience with Tandums but what fun tackling this need. Looks like you have plenty of chain,...
09-14-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 22,970
Posted By zandoval

Brifters are...Too Expensive!I do have to admit...

Brifters are...Too Expensive!I do have to admit they are coming down in price...
09-14-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,727
Posted By zandoval

As I get older My"Pre-Flight Check List" gets...

As I get older My"Pre-Flight Check List" gets longer. Yes, I check and double check my tires air pressure. Not only do I give them a squeeze but I also check squeeze my spokes or give um a ping. My...
09-14-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By zandoval

Gravel bikes work well on smooth roads too. If...

Gravel bikes work well on smooth roads too. If recovering from a broken femur I would not recommend ridding on uneven terrain. Don't get me wrong, I am a big fan of gravel bikes that's for sure. The...
09-14-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By zandoval

I can see that... Yes... It's battle damage. ...

I can see that... Yes... It's battle damage.

But for me it is something that can be fixed, so fix it!
Forum: Foo
09-13-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By zandoval

Peugeot PX-10 Restoration v/s Franken Peu PX-10

Ok... Made up my mind. I am going to give up on restoring a PX-10 frame I have had for years hanging in my garage. I purchased it years ago with the full intent of restoring it to a Classic Vintage...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 587
Posted By zandoval

I tried using the same bike on an indoor trainer...

I tried using the same bike on an indoor trainer but it ended up more trouble than its worth. Of course here in Central Texas good ridding weather is only a few days away any time of the year. If I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,713
Posted By zandoval

So your that stinker taking advantage of me...

So your that stinker taking advantage of me parting the air... I'll fix you!

Etiquette... There is not etiquette. Drafting is a special technique and takes allot of practice. In my younger days...
09-12-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 894
Posted By zandoval

I was really surprised at how puncture resistant...

I was really surprised at how puncture resistant my Continental RIDE-TOUR tires are. I am very satisfied with them. Also, if you are going to get new tires better get them now. I suspect they are...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-12-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By zandoval

Wow... Great thread... I continue to learn allot...

Wow... Great thread... I continue to learn allot about bicycles in general. My experience is in Steel bikes. If this were a steel bike I guess you could consider a repair but in that its aluminum,...
09-12-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 728
Posted By zandoval

Things really changed for me when I went to two...

Things really changed for me when I went to two exact matching wheel sets for the same bike. One set with Road Tires @ 27 x 1-1/8 and the other CrossX @ 27 1-3/8. With those two wheel sets I now had...
09-12-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 828
Posted By zandoval

It's nice to see all the innovations with the...

It's nice to see all the innovations with the bright low power consumption LED's. Beats the day lights outta those old C battery strap on the ankle flash lights. Bring um on. Maybe with more lights I...
09-11-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By zandoval

Nice detailed work... You have good hands...

Nice detailed work... You have good hands...
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