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08-09-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
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: 12
Views: 204
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: 129
Views: 4,705
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: 22
Views: 356
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: 1,367
Views: 41,817
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: 38
Views: 495
Posted By m.c.

Very Nice

Very Nice
08-08-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 204
Posted By m.c.

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

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_3625_18934640baafd100db1c4c5ae354657519b1edbb.jpeg
That is very nice, I have the step through version in a similar color. Mine is...
08-08-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 41,817
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: 25
Views: 480
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: 107
Views: 2,797
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: 25
Views: 480
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: 76
Views: 1,264
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: 76
Views: 1,264
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: 25
Views: 480
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: 25
Views: 480
Posted By m.c.

Thanks, its very pretty.

Thanks, its very pretty.
08-06-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 480
Posted By m.c.

What stem is this?

What stem is this?
08-06-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 232
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: 15
Views: 460
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: 26,011
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: 26,011
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: 107
Views: 2,797
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: 43
Views: 865
Posted By m.c.

Thanks, I'll look at them.

Thanks, I'll look at them.
08-04-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 865
Posted By m.c.

thanks, Iíll look into it.

thanks, Iíll look into it.
08-04-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 865
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: 24
Views: 1,319
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: 43
Views: 865
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: 43
Views: 865
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: 43
Views: 865
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: 43
Views: 865
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: 48
Views: 1,446
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: 5,230
Views: 598,907
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: 293
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: 867
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: 867
Posted By m.c.

Ok, Thanks

Ok, Thanks
07-28-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,025,385
Posted By m.c.

Do the eyes light up?

Do the eyes light up?
07-28-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 293
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: 1,907
Posted By m.c.

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

After a bottle of dumpster vodka you'll believe you can
07-28-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 867
Posted By m.c.

I should have put in that post that this is a...

I should have put in that post that this is a trek I'm receiving and not the paramountain. I'm not sure if it is as special.

Thanks for the info. I think I will just use filler and do a DIY paint...
07-28-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By m.c.

That looks like a nice place to ride. The...

That looks like a nice place to ride.

The narrow frame size is fixed by recording with the phone turned horizontally. Turn it before pressing record and it will put it in landscape mode, that's...
07-28-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,432
Posted By m.c.

I recently replaced Continental Grand Prix 25mm...

I recently replaced Continental Grand Prix 25mm wide tires with RH standard 28mm wide tires on my trek 420. Its not a fair comparison because there is a width difference and I think I put lower...
07-28-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 867
Posted By m.c.

My frame should be delivered today. I think the...

My frame should be delivered today. I think the first step will be deciding on how to fill the dent in the top tube. To do it correctly it should probably be heated and the high spots hammered down...
07-28-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,797
Posted By m.c.

Ive had sensory issues my entire life. Some...

Ive had sensory issues my entire life. Some things are very unpleasant for me. I know things I say or do are odd to most people. I was just passing along something I found with certain materials, for...
07-27-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,998
Posted By m.c.

https://youtu.be/69tLtT2PmbY at 6 minutes...

https://youtu.be/69tLtT2PmbY

at 6 minutes and 40 seconds they show something like you may be looking for
07-26-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,188
Posted By m.c.

My wife is using 27 1 1/4 tires from Panaracer,...

My wife is using 27 1 1/4 tires from Panaracer, the Pasela protite and has been happy with them.

I'm interested to know if they will work on the Schwinn. I've got an old suburban that takes that...
Forum: Commuting
07-25-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,303
Posted By m.c.

I don't know what they are. I have seen...

I don't know what they are. I have seen chainguards advertised for multi chain rings. It may be how you described. I thought some were wider but don't know.
My wife thinks the plastic chainguards...
07-23-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 867
Posted By m.c.

I only bought a frame so I wonít be getting one...

I only bought a frame so I wonít be getting one with it.
07-23-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 373
Posted By m.c.

A guy that lived near me had one of the kr8...

A guy that lived near me had one of the kr8 bikes, or something very similar. He would ride it with 2-3 small kids in it.

https://workcycles.com/product-category/family_transport/
07-22-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 867
Posted By m.c.

I have no need for a lot of gears, there are no...

I have no need for a lot of gears, there are no hills here, where I ride is a lot of stopping and starting. My single speeds have been sufficient but I want something a little different.
07-22-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 867
Posted By m.c.

I didn't realize there was a red white and blue...

I didn't realize there was a red white and blue one back then too. I had only seen the ones from the early 90s
07-22-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 867
Posted By m.c.

Thanks, I'll look at that manual. I had found an...

Thanks, I'll look at that manual. I had found an online catalog with some info that let me get the dimensions.

The paint is damaged in places and flaking off on the seat tube, I think from where...
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