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02-20-24, 06:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,188
Posted By qcpmsame

Congratulations to you both! Having a spouse that...

Congratulations to you both! Having a spouse that shares the love of cycling is a big time plus. May you both have many miles and years together !!!

After 47-1/2 years here, itís still wonderful...
01-22-24, 01:59 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,867
Posted By qcpmsame

Mrs. Olsen must have dropped by.

Mrs. Olsen must have dropped by.
01-17-24, 02:37 PM
Replies: 760
Views: 265,178
Posted By qcpmsame

Still ready and willing to assist or facilitate,...

Still ready and willing to assist or facilitate, from NW Florida, in the southeast US.

Message me or reply here from my post.

Bill
01-17-24, 06:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,283
Posted By qcpmsame

Kurt, The covenant of C&V secrecy is now...

Kurt,

The covenant of C&V secrecy is now invoked, my liege🫡

Bill
01-14-24, 07:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,283
Posted By qcpmsame

Okay Kurt, you have me at ď involves a MIG...

Okay Kurt, you have me at ď involves a MIG welderĒ, you have to post this project here. Pretty please🙏

Bill
01-14-24, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By qcpmsame

Welcome to C&V world, great to have another...

Welcome to C&V world, great to have another engineer type aboard! Plenty of knowledgeable folks to help out here. Iím finishing up a Ď71 Super Sport, frame set bought from a C&V Forum regular, parts...
12-21-23, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By qcpmsame

The alloy wheelset off of a parted out Supers...

The alloy wheelset off of a parted out Supers Sport would provide a nice choice for better braking surfaces.

I got a set of complete wheels for the current SS project now underway, from eBay, seen...
12-19-23, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By qcpmsame

Look like the early 70ís Universal center pullís...

Look like the early 70ís Universal center pullís lever hoods that came on my Ď72 Botty Special.

Iíll put good money on either juvela or repechage identifying them in a few minutes.

Bill
12-17-23, 06:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 971
Posted By qcpmsame

Beautifully executed bike, well done sir on all...

Beautifully executed bike, well done sir on all of your handwork and building the Holdsworth for use. Best of luck on the Eroicas you undertake.

Bill
12-13-23, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By qcpmsame

Not a lot of C&V bike interest in NW Florida,...

Not a lot of C&V bike interest in NW Florida, when that Alan stayed on the floor so long, that like to have driven me up the wall wanting to buy it. Tight money at the time, the Medici took up what...
12-06-23, 11:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,486
Posted By qcpmsame

No Schwinn expert by a long shot, just seen...

No Schwinn expert by a long shot, just seen several here lately while digging up some parts and components. I'm pretty sure those flat rail type were Mesingers, I know/remember that Troxel did supply...
12-06-23, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By qcpmsame

Looks like they all might be pllsening up and...

Looks like they all might be pllsening up and pulling out, either new rims or digging up a full set of the eyelets, seen some bulk eyelets on the web here lately.

Are those the type that can be...
12-06-23, 09:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,486
Posted By qcpmsame

Looks beautiful, Iíve always liked the Campus...

Looks beautiful, Iíve always liked the Campus Green colourway on Schwinns. Yours is really setting a high bar for lightweight Schwinns here.
12-05-23, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By qcpmsame

The Kendas are good repops of the originals. Just...

The Kendas are good repops of the originals. Just picked up a pair of the 27X1-1/2 gumwalls last month. Look is very close to the original HD Schwinn Puffs I was looking to use on a new project. Saw...
12-05-23, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By qcpmsame

Skinny, gray der cable housing for 70ís Schwinn

Oh learned elders of immense C&V Bicycle knowledge,

After many years away from building up a fresh C&V bicycle (or even riding since a year past, on Thanksgiving Day,) I have begun a 1971 Schwinn...
12-04-23, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By qcpmsame

Longer than I planned, or figured it might be....

Longer than I planned, or figured it might be. After the last round of therapy for the PD, I decided to get into the Ď71 Schwinn Super Sport frame I purchased from one of the gang here. Been...
12-04-23, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By qcpmsame

Similar build going on here right now.

Been forty forevers since I posted here, too. Been dealing with too many health issues the last few years. End of organ recital right now.

Looks good so far Dan, the clean up and polish really are...
02-13-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By qcpmsame

Thanks for this pointer, our son and D-I-L just...

Thanks for this pointer, our son and D-I-L just moved to Quebec, to begin his new job. When I take his Audi Avant up to them Iíll try and stop by the establishment and see for myself. Much...
02-13-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,767
Posted By qcpmsame

Agreed with this sentiment for the north central...

Agreed with this sentiment for the north central Gulf Coast.

Channeling your inner Jesse Winchester, from Twigs and Seeds, off of Nothing But A Breeze album, nice choice👍😏
02-12-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,338
Posted By qcpmsame

I see what you did there Bob😉 Bill

I see what you did there Bob😉

Bill
02-12-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,580
Posted By qcpmsame

Well said pastorbobnlnh and very timely also....

Well said pastorbobnlnh and very timely also. That last line could apply to so many situations in these times.

Bill
02-11-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,580
Posted By qcpmsame

My wife already for me to be able to ride daily,...

My wife already for me to be able to ride daily, and I only retired last November😏

Bill
02-11-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,436
Posted By qcpmsame

Reading through this thread, Iím really not...

Reading through this thread, Iím really not regretting retirement from 32+ years in military construction, site quality engineering, and program management.

Glad that you have a position Milo,...
02-11-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,580
Posted By qcpmsame

Between the Covid shut downs, some unusually cold...

Between the Covid shut downs, some unusually cold weather for our location, wife having the Covid plague the last two weeks and Parkinsonís related issues my cycling has ceased to exist. I can fully...
02-04-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By qcpmsame

Seems like yesterday, I was new here and Sheldon...

Seems like yesterday, I was new here and Sheldon had replied to answer a question I had posted. He was very clear, yet polite and warm. Made me a follower of his website for good.

R.I.P. Sheldon,...
02-01-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,150
Posted By qcpmsame

Actually, we just squeeze nearby rocks for...

Actually, we just squeeze nearby rocks for hydration. Just apply more pressure😉

Bill
01-31-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,256
Posted By qcpmsame

Agreed on both points, after 1-year of nursing a...

Agreed on both points, after 1-year of nursing a Sears/Puch gas pipe framed BSO over more miles than I care to estimate, the Bottecchia my parents leg me make $10.00 per week payments on was heaven...
01-29-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 951,591
Posted By qcpmsame

Doesnít even phase me that I just passed 65 y.o.,...

Doesnít even phase me that I just passed 65 y.o., and I was young and unattractive back in the day. As long as I donít find my name in the obits itís all good.

Pedal on lads!😏

Bill
01-25-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 13,094
Posted By qcpmsame

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x360/5741ef11_5d9c_4e6f_a633_a78c6788e3ab_4_5005_c_50e3fa24c3927d5533c8d86f4ff3eb501948015f.jpeg
Medici Pro Strada...
01-20-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By qcpmsame

According to Vintage Cannondale websiteís serial...

According to Vintage Cannondale websiteís serial number guide: A 1990-1993 frame, second serial numbering group,
6=120 mm rear spacing
58 cm frame size
1090= Oct. 1990 frame build date
9672=...
01-19-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,265
Posted By qcpmsame

Thatís a really nice looking blue on the bike,...

Thatís a really nice looking blue on the bike, amazing itís held up so well. Hope that youíll keep updating as you progress with the build. Those Valentino derailleurs arenít so bad as some suppose....
01-19-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,540
Posted By qcpmsame

If itís already been suggested, my apologies, rhm...

If itís already been suggested, my apologies, rhm does truly beautiful leather replacement on the old frame. If the reconditioning and tensioning does not do the job, you might consider looking into...
01-12-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,478
Posted By qcpmsame

No go here, gives me a notice I am not...

No go here, gives me a notice I am not private(?).

No link in #2 either.

Bill
01-07-22, 08:15 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 113,038
Posted By qcpmsame

Most welcome news, itís good to see you and Rowan...

Most welcome news, itís good to see you and Rowan cycling again. Keep the progress going.

Bill
01-05-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By qcpmsame

My guess: http://nohrd.com, What Chombi1 said...

My guess: http://nohrd.com, What Chombi1 said above.

Bill
01-03-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,096
Posted By qcpmsame

Welcome to C&V world, interesting project you are...

Welcome to C&V world, interesting project you are undertaking. Iíll offer a few things, most of the snags have been well addressed by the sages😉👍.

The stock Continental rear derailleur wonít...
01-01-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,148
Posted By qcpmsame

And thus, the circle of C&V Cycling life begins...

And thus, the circle of C&V Cycling life begins once more.😏

Bill
01-01-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,117
Posted By qcpmsame

A screw/bolt extractor bit, as mentioned...

A screw/bolt extractor bit, as mentioned previously, could bite in and bring that cap head out. Reversed cutting bits dig in and give you enough purchase to break the threads loose. Spray the contact...
12-31-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,148
Posted By qcpmsame

Welcome aboard, enjoy the miles and smiles the...

Welcome aboard, enjoy the miles and smiles the Celo will be giving you.

A warning though, itís addictive and resistance is futile. n+1 is more contagious than Covid-omicron😉

Bill
12-24-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3,844
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 654,495
Posted By qcpmsame

jppe Were dealing with this in our church parish,...

jppe Were dealing with this in our church parish, itís unnerving to happen on the obits, or read of a parishionerís passing. Found that a few of my university professors and school friends had passed...
12-24-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,434
Posted By qcpmsame

Merry Christmas, Ben, and the same to everyone in...

Merry Christmas, Ben, and the same to everyone in C&V land. A belated Happy Hanukkah to those of the Hebrew battalion, here😉.

Bill
12-24-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,976
Posted By qcpmsame

Ride as much as I can, but Iím a wrencher to the...

Ride as much as I can, but Iím a wrencher to the bone. Itís the chronic Engineering Disease in me.

Bill
12-21-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,033
Posted By qcpmsame

Retired environmental engineer and field quality...

Retired environmental engineer and field quality engineer here, if you have already sanded and scrap-ed the original paint off of the frame, the hazard is past now. on refurbishment contracts, the...
12-18-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 21,522
Views: 2,977,663
Posted By qcpmsame

That video never gets old, always think of Pink...

That video never gets old, always think of Pink Floydís ďLearning to FlyĒ in the B-17 segment. Iíll have to get the DVD out this afternoon, now😏

Bill

Bill
12-16-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,397
Posted By qcpmsame

Iíll check my sockets, they did work fine for my...

Iíll check my sockets, they did work fine for my two NR cranksets. Some of the later, last Sears items, were thicker walled, IIRC. The best level were beefier and had laser size marks. A post above...
12-16-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,397
Posted By qcpmsame

With Craftsmanís downgrading to its current...

With Craftsmanís downgrading to its current state, I am not certain that the ďthin wallĒ sockets are offered. Lowes pushes the sets of tools and doesnít seem to focus on single pieces much at all....
12-15-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,202
Posted By qcpmsame

Now I really miss my Ď90 with the criterium...

Now I really miss my Ď90 with the criterium frame. Hope the build goes well for you!

Bill
12-08-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,249
Posted By qcpmsame

Great score, you should enjoy the fantastic ride...

Great score, you should enjoy the fantastic ride quality. My 1974 International is one I truly regret letting go.

Please keep us updated on how it goes.

Bill
12-06-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 21,522
Views: 2,977,663
Posted By qcpmsame

If one did not pootle when one could pootle, one...

If one did not pootle when one could pootle, one would never pootle.

Bill
11-30-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,525
Posted By qcpmsame

Yeah, heard that she would not take the garbage...

Yeah, heard that she would not take the garbage outÖ..

Channeling our inner Shel Silverstein today😉

Bill
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