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12-05-22, 12:24 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,601
Posted By bikingshearer

Okay, let's get this straight. Rain is welcome,...

Okay, let's get this straight. Rain is welcome, but only between the hours of midnight and 5:00 am. Now somebody get on this and make it happen, damn it!.

;)
12-05-22, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By bikingshearer

Bump to make sure everyone who might be...

Bump to make sure everyone who might be interested sees this. I'm not saying anyone should be; I don't know Colnagos well enough to know where this one lands in the pecking order, what a good price...
12-05-22, 12:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By bikingshearer

PM sent on the Hozan C0356 cable puller.

PM sent on the Hozan C0356 cable puller.
12-05-22, 12:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 443
Posted By bikingshearer

Per the Paul website (https://www.paulcomp.com/),...

Per the Paul website (https://www.paulcomp.com/), reach for the Racer Medium is 47-57mm, reach for the Racer is 57-72mm.
12-03-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,514
Posted By bikingshearer

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/2011_08_10_21_17_56_d90e6403d2aa90dbfb5531f6e92b995e6cba6a3a.jpg...
12-01-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 72,871
Views: 11,837,594
Posted By bikingshearer

PSA- 1982 62cm Colnago Superissimo F/F and many parts on the 'Bay

I just happened to see this (https://www.ebay.com/itm/175509290843?hash=item28dd2b3f5b:g:6JMAAOSw3FpjhMw~) on eBay.
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11-30-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,340
Posted By bikingshearer

Maybe the owner just does not want people...

Maybe the owner just does not want people touching it. Maybe it was personal, i.e the OP has been singled out for exclusion from touching privileges. Maybe I have too much time on my hands for...
11-28-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 712
Posted By bikingshearer

I didn't know that. ;)

I didn't know that.

;)
11-28-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,937
Posted By bikingshearer

Lookin' good! :thumb:

Lookin' good! :thumb:
11-28-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,601
Posted By bikingshearer

i was all worked up to complain about the weather...

i was all worked up to complain about the weather over Thanksgiving weekend, but the damned sunshine and mild temperatures wouldn't let me. Maybe that qualifies as complaining about the...
11-27-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 403
Posted By bikingshearer

I agree with Doc. They are good tires.

I agree with Doc. They are good tires.
11-27-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By bikingshearer

This. Just. Sucks. Like Davester,...

This.

Just.

Sucks.

Like Davester, I first visited Missing Link at its original Lower Sproul Plaza location. My visits there ebbed and flowed over the years, largely depending on where I...
11-25-22, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By bikingshearer

I believe Kabuki12 had a mid-70s Colnago painted...

I believe Kabuki12 had a mid-70s Colnago painted by Franklin Frames in the past year or so. If i am remembering that correctly (and he will correct mine if I'm mistaken), he has had nothing but very...
11-22-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 613
Posted By bikingshearer

Yeah, if a handlebar did that, it would have to...

Yeah, if a handlebar did that, it would have to have been a reeeaaaalllly long stem. :rolleyes:
11-22-22, 12:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,121
Posted By bikingshearer

Roger St. Pierre and Owen Mullholland in one...

Roger St. Pierre and Owen Mullholland in one thread, and Hilary Stone in another related thread. Awfully hard to beat. That interview with Lon Haldeman is also very cool.

I learned a lot from...
11-21-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 613
Posted By bikingshearer

Is the dent where the bars could have come around...

Is the dent where the bars could have come around and smacked the top tube? BITD, many riders would hide (or prevent) such a dent by wrapping some bar tape in the strategic spot. I'm guessing your...
11-21-22, 12:04 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 109,306
Posted By bikingshearer

Shout out to seanallant for the Campy...

Shout out to seanallant for the Campy Record/Mavic Open Pro wheelset. Wheels exactly as described, expert packing, quick shipping, a joy to deal with. He even refunded some $$$ when shipping proved a...
11-20-22, 11:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,231
Posted By bikingshearer

Yeah, the Mercian certainly does rock. The Huffy...

Yeah, the Mercian certainly does rock. The Huffy is a rock.
11-20-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,128
Posted By bikingshearer

Nice catch. I think you'll like it. Through...

Nice catch. I think you'll like it.

Through 1969, Paramount serial codes were, like yours, in the format of XYZZ. "X: was month (K=10th month, Oct, as "I" was not used), "Y" is the year (196Y)...
11-20-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By bikingshearer

Did he at least apologize profusely and offer to...

Did he at least apologize profusely and offer to buy you six tires of your choice? You would absolutely been within reason to tell him (and it's always a "him" that does things like this) in no...
11-19-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7,882
Views: 880,251
Posted By bikingshearer

Gee, I wonder what frame/bike that could possibly...

Gee, I wonder what frame/bike that could possibly be going into. I guess I'll just have to wait to find out like everybody else . . . .:innocent:
11-19-22, 12:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By bikingshearer

Nah, we're just wimps. :rolleyes:

Nah, we're just wimps. :rolleyes:
11-19-22, 12:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By bikingshearer

Well, sh*t. This is a big loss. I've been going...

Well, sh*t. This is a big loss. I've been going to them, off and on, since the mid-70s when they were on Lower Sproul Plaza on the UC campus. I now live about 3/4 of a mile from them now. I live...
11-17-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By bikingshearer

Paging Korina and seanallant . They are both up...

Paging Korina and seanallant . They are both up there somewhere.

I'm in Berkeley, so I don't qualify.
11-16-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 281
Posted By bikingshearer

BITD, an area LBS owner would rivet them He told...

BITD, an area LBS owner would rivet them He told me to go for a few rides to establish the position, then he would do his thing. Worked like a charm. I have no clue who you could ask to do...
11-14-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,541
Posted By bikingshearer

True, but all's well that ends well.

True, but all's well that ends well.
11-14-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,541
Posted By bikingshearer

Shakespeare - meh. His stuff is just a bunch of...

Shakespeare - meh. His stuff is just a bunch of cliches.



:rolleyes:
11-14-22, 10:48 AM
11-13-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,541
Posted By bikingshearer

Okay, it might be a bit predictable, but...

Okay, it might be a bit predictable, but otherwise it would seriously rock! :rolleyes:
11-12-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,541
Posted By bikingshearer

Flagrant thread hijack: Notice that this...

Flagrant thread hijack:

Notice that this grassfire is bucking a headwind. If the wind were coming from the opposite direction, it would be scary how fast that thing could move. You don't want to...
11-11-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,294
Posted By bikingshearer

As near as I can tell, no M71 pedal has ever...

As near as I can tell, no M71 pedal has ever caused actual death death of anyone. Doesn't mean they haven't tried, mind you . . . .
11-08-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By bikingshearer

Or at least always come in second. I mean, it is...

Or at least always come in second. I mean, it is Poulidor, after all.

Yes, I know he won plenty of prestigious races and his "Eternal Second" moniker is not really fair, but his second places in...
11-08-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,134
Posted By bikingshearer

ofajen is on the right track, or at least one...

ofajen is on the right track, or at least one that is under-represented in this thread. A full-sized frame pump is immediately available, works pretty well, and the wind will never blow it back into...
11-08-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By bikingshearer

My recollection of Highway 32 out of Chico and...

My recollection of Highway 32 out of Chico and all the way to Highway 89 is that it was a pretty steady grade, a rhythm climb, not a power climb. The further you get away from Chico, the prettier it...
11-05-22, 11:24 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 36,855
Posted By bikingshearer

I don't know if it is a 510. There is no model...

I don't know if it is a 510. There is no model marking left on it and i don't begin to know enough about Trek's offerings to take a stab at it. It's a nicely built frame, though, with thinned lug...
11-05-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 10,213
Posted By bikingshearer

LocTite bottles/tubes are all red. It's what's...

LocTite bottles/tubes are all red. It's what's inside that varies in color, and the label says if it is "Blue 242" or "Red 271." My exhaustive interwebs research (about ten seconds worth) says the...
11-05-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 36,855
Posted By bikingshearer

Thanks for sharing this. I just got back. I...

Thanks for sharing this. I just got back. I scored some 48cm Nitto noodle bars (my size) for about $50 and a way too small Trek frame for $10. The frame is for paint rust removal experiments. :eek:...
11-05-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 10,213
Posted By bikingshearer

Everybody who has an Italian frame and does their...

Everybody who has an Italian frame and does their own work has had this experience. I'd guess that the majority (and maybe a large majority) of us have had it more than once. We all know better. It...
11-05-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 10,213
Posted By bikingshearer

Italian threaded fixed cup, huh? Been there, done...

Italian threaded fixed cup, huh? Been there, done that. :rolleyes:
11-04-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 10,213
Posted By bikingshearer

I don't know what it is about first Saturdays...

I don't know what it is about first Saturdays this year, but once again, life is getting in the way of important stuff, like riding on the Peninsula with good people.

I will be at the Giro d'Vino...
11-04-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,294
Posted By bikingshearer

I hope you do. I would enjoy seeing you again.

I hope you do. I would enjoy seeing you again.
11-04-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,294
Posted By bikingshearer

I received an e-mail back from Eroica asking me...

I received an e-mail back from Eroica asking me to send screen shots of my Eroica page. I was about to do so when I saw this post and decided to try the website on more time. Success! They are...
11-02-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,937
Posted By bikingshearer

If that serial number corresponds to a 1973 build...

If that serial number corresponds to a 1973 build date, it is almost certainly a coincidence. Cinelli serial numbers seem to have been randomly assigned - if there was any rhyme or reason to the...
11-02-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,294
Posted By bikingshearer

I've been on the road for the past three weeks....

I've been on the road for the past three weeks. Now that I'm home (well before the November 7 early-bird loyalty discount deadline), I am having the same problems as outlined above; it won't let me...
11-01-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,272
Posted By bikingshearer

I wear a size 48 or 50 suit jacket. I ride Nitto...

I wear a size 48 or 50 suit jacket. I ride Nitto noodles, 46 or 48 cm wide. These facts seem to go together. At least for me.
10-22-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,269
Posted By bikingshearer

^^^ What's the phrase I'm looking for . . ....

^^^ What's the phrase I'm looking for . . . lessee . . . oh, yeah: The usual suspects. :D
10-20-22, 08:09 PM
10-16-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,146
Posted By bikingshearer

Not too surprising. They are Cinelli copies,...

Not too surprising. They are Cinelli copies, after all, and Cinellis were not exactly weight-weenie-ish. Especially the big ones, built as they were with what Columbus eventually called "SP."
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