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12-02-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,099
Posted By tricky

Sheesh. Iconic bike. I bet if this was spring and...

Sheesh. Iconic bike. I bet if this was spring and not competing with folks' Christmas present budgets you would have sold this already. I am very tempted but I alas I cannot fit this in my apartment...
12-02-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,771
Posted By tricky

Don't beat yourself up too much! This is now in...

Don't beat yourself up too much! This is now in the past. Rust and other imperfections are part of a bikes history. It's still in good hands since you have the means and the will to resolve the...
12-01-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,443
Posted By tricky

Never! You're a delight!

Never! You're a delight!
12-01-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,443
Posted By tricky

Wider tires are fun and fast. Totally get why you...

Wider tires are fun and fast. Totally get why you would want to go that direction. And not sure if you've found it yet but the forum has an ignore feature for shouty folks like smd4 that want to...
11-30-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By tricky

Fixed! Was there something deployed yesterday...

Fixed! Was there something deployed yesterday that broke the @ mention function?

Edit: Sounds like we should expect some issues while updates are happening behind the scenes. cb400bill , any idea...
11-30-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By tricky

Yup! All of these threads are working now.

Yup! All of these threads are working now.
11-29-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By tricky

Yes, great color! Agreeing with the...

Yes, great color!

Agreeing with the previous posters that it seems modified. Those two eyelets on the front dropout vary in design from each other. To be fair, I have seen bodgy looking braze-ons...
11-29-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 573
Posted By tricky

Maybe with a driveside pic. :D

Maybe with a driveside pic. :D
11-29-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By tricky

I reported this same error in another thread in...

I reported this same error in another thread in this subforum and linked out to the offending threads. My comments can also be deleted if it would help.
11-28-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By tricky

Good intel. Just tested and it's happening in the...

Good intel. Just tested and it's happening in the Box O' Crap thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1246804-box-o-crap-series-nine-18.html) for me too. And seconding those props for the...
11-28-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By tricky

Weird Error "Undefined Constant"

I posted to this thread https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1263988-free-can-get-expensive.html and now whenever I try to visit the thread I get the error below. Did I break bikeforums? :)
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11-28-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 768
Posted By tricky

Cool Pug, Murray Missile Is the plan to build it...

Cool Pug, Murray Missile Is the plan to build it back up or are you stripping it for parts and moving along the frame?

There's a saying in the motorcycle world that the most expensive motorcycle...
11-28-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,136
Posted By tricky

Update us on how it goes! We're all invested now....

Update us on how it goes! We're all invested now. haha

And post to this board if you ever need help sourcing a larger step-through frame. 26" might be hard but there's a lot of folks here that...
11-23-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,136
Posted By tricky

Unnecessary. Keep it civil.

Unnecessary. Keep it civil.
11-23-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,136
Posted By tricky

I think you are saying "action" to mean the feel...

I think you are saying "action" to mean the feel of the brake. I mostly agree with you that there is going to be a ceiling to how well the rear brake will feel. That cable routing is tortuous, but I...
11-10-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,024
Posted By tricky

Dealing with pet stuff? Rough. You definitely...

Dealing with pet stuff? Rough. You definitely need a drink. I am glad she's gonna be ok. I will say that if your bar serves mojitos in Moscow mule mugs then I think you should find a different bar. :D
11-09-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,024
Posted By tricky

Counter point... Hand hammered items are still...

Counter point... Hand hammered items are still made and appreciated by folks.
Examples:
Tomii's USA made hand hammered bells that are always sold out despite their high cost:...
11-09-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 42,501
Posted By tricky

Besides the XO and XOXO, some brands used 26"...

Besides the XO and XOXO, some brands used 26" wheels for their small frames. Rivendell Atlantis, Surly Long Haul Trucker, and the super expensive Rene Herse steel 80th anniversary bikes come to mind.
11-07-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 791
Posted By tricky

Ha! Wahoo could slap a sticker on it and charge...

Ha! Wahoo could slap a sticker on it and charge $500.

Alleytom , glad you are up and at 'em. I hope you are ok in general and hope for a speedy recovery CANkletcat hopefully you are doing ok too
11-04-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,887
Posted By tricky

Yes, I think his mystique and charm did a lot for...

Yes, I think his mystique and charm did a lot for him. He probably could have even gotten away with the wrong handlebar angle. :D
11-04-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,887
Posted By tricky

His only "documented" biological kids were the...

His only "documented" biological kids were the ones had with his stepdaughter. :eek:

Edit: I got that wrong. He has one child with his stepdaughter and one with his stepson's wife. Sheesh. I just...
11-03-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,887
Posted By tricky

I think these 1x conversions look so good! Sorry,...

I think these 1x conversions look so good! Sorry, not sorry Dylansbob. :D
10-21-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By tricky

Cool! These would be great neighborhood bikes for...

Cool! These would be great neighborhood bikes for someone. Well, maybe after swapping out the plastic saddles. Is that 3 speed hub a Shimano?
10-21-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,344
Posted By tricky

I admit I was confused when I saw the post since...

I admit I was confused when I saw the post since I have no idea if there was a prior thread on these bikes. I initially thought you were trying to hide the source of your bikes and make a buck off of...
10-21-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By tricky

Free bump for a frame with tons of class and some...

Free bump for a frame with tons of class and some wonderful "beausage". Someone buy this and build up a fendered tan wall sporty rider.
10-21-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By tricky

I also thought low end Shimano at first, but I...

I also thought low end Shimano at first, but I don't recall seeing any with that stepped shoulder. Probably a generic 3rd party company like Formula that made rims for OEM or off the peg wheel...
10-21-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 617
Posted By tricky

Roger. Sounds like the post and stem are back to...

Roger. Sounds like the post and stem are back to normal heights and that this is a great fit for your preferred bike position. I say post another picture with the current configuration. Ya know, for...
10-21-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,957
Posted By tricky

Same! konakai , thanks for saving this bike!...

Same! konakai , thanks for saving this bike! Could have easily ended up in worse hands. I am impressed by the faux patina on the rear triangle. I have seen much worse attempts at aged finishes. It...
10-21-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 617
Posted By tricky

That is in amazing condition. Congrats on the...

That is in amazing condition. Congrats on the sweet score! It honestly looks like this doesn't fit you that well, but if you feel like it works with the stem and saddle raised like and they aren't...
10-21-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,260
Posted By tricky

Good intel, thanks! I was going to maybe take...

Good intel, thanks! I was going to maybe take that back as a shortcut. Sounds like I'll need to do an out and back on the Burke
10-18-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,260
Posted By tricky

gugie Will you be posting details about the...

gugie Will you be posting details about the Seattle rides? I'd like to make at least one of them.
10-14-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,352
Posted By tricky

Came here to say the XT or XTR derailleurs but...

Came here to say the XT or XTR derailleurs but they've already been mentioned!
10-14-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By tricky

That's usually what that lever is for on...

That's usually what that lever is for on thumbies. Higher end Shimano thumbies have a lever there and that's what it's for.
10-14-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 874
Posted By tricky

Probably not Colnago. Could be a small unknown...

Probably not Colnago. Could be a small unknown shutterbuilder.
10-13-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By tricky

Patiently awaiting the component pics. Those...

Patiently awaiting the component pics. Those commie copy bits are the best part!
10-13-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By tricky

:love:Extremely well regarded builder, good...

:love:Extremely well regarded builder, good price. Would be considering it if it was a tad smaller and I didn't have 1 (ok, let's be honest 2) too many bikes. GLWS!
10-13-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By tricky

I'll indulge my desire to hijack since this item...

I'll indulge my desire to hijack since this item has sold. Wow, first I've heard of it! That cutout and just general high quality makes is a very pretty stem....
10-13-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 874
Posted By tricky

Love that Vespa dog situation! Owning a Vespa is...

Love that Vespa dog situation! Owning a Vespa is on my bucket list and I am def a dog person. I however can't relate to that private jet life though the pics of her on the plane are also very cute. :)
10-13-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 874
Posted By tricky

Robvolz does this neighbor have any teenagers?...

Robvolz does this neighbor have any teenagers? Perhaps they are sneaking out. lol. Also of note is his perfect lawn. I maintain that grass is an archaic idea that we should move away from, but I'll...
09-30-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,453
Posted By tricky

Vegetable oil apparently works just as well....

Vegetable oil apparently works just as well. https://www.engineeringforchange.org/news/how-to-make-penetrating-oil/ Maybe you can use Italian olive oil to match the campy components. Or perhaps...
09-29-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 481
Posted By tricky

Yeah, throw that carbon fork on there. Hopefully...

Yeah, throw that carbon fork on there. Hopefully it fixes it. Should be lighter too. Sounds like you don't mind the aesthetics and might even like them better than this unicrown fork. I tend to...
09-28-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 778
Posted By tricky

You have enough posts now to be able to post...

You have enough posts now to be able to post pics. Can you post some?
09-28-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 611
Posted By tricky

Couple of threads on this for your perusal ...

Couple of threads on this for your perusal

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1201859-26-tire-wheel-thread.html
...
09-27-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 693
Posted By tricky

Sounds like not taking the bike shop job was a...

Sounds like not taking the bike shop job was a smart life choice! lol
09-22-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,095
Posted By tricky

They may not be getting notifications. Tagging...

They may not be getting notifications. Tagging nswartsell in case they haven't seen the latest posts.
09-22-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 778
Posted By tricky

Always learning something from Doug... Attractive...

Always learning something from Doug... Attractive repair. I'd say you actually improved the look of that TIG'ed frame.
09-20-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 778
Posted By tricky

Agreed on asking the framebuilders forum...

Agreed on asking the framebuilders forum regarding that sleeve fix. I've mostly heard about tube replacement in this case but maybe a sleeve is legit? For reference re: tube replacement, here is...
09-20-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,037
Posted By tricky

Well, you should have said so! :D You are holding...

Well, you should have said so! :D You are holding back some details! Have you already used penetrant? It looks like that rust is wet with something.

When you thread the bolt in, are you able to...
09-20-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,037
Posted By tricky

Those brake cables are stretched to their limit....

Those brake cables are stretched to their limit. Cables can be surprisingly restrictive. I'd unhook those cables and go from there.
09-13-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 42,501
Posted By tricky

What does the wheelset weigh with those tires and...

What does the wheelset weigh with those tires and that giant OEM-grade cassette? All that looks beefy.
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