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06-12-22, 11:16 AM
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Posted By Mr. 66

I've been super busy remodeling a bathroom and...

I've been super busy remodeling a bathroom and have not been able to wrench or ride. However before the bathroom I did a 42 mile ride on Paramount bring the miles up to 149. I also decided to rock...
06-02-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

This where I came from, Cottonwood...

This where I came from, Cottonwood rd.https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_9243_a623774e488591d10036d3d14990b19a7693018d.jpgFoster rd leading into Oregon ...
05-31-22, 10:29 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

Starts with a...

Starts with a rainbow.https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_9224_472090fcc7d0441eb8848b8aeb1acf0c5e112dbe.jpgThe Corn Maze grounds...
05-31-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

5.2 miles on the Paramount to the county court...

5.2 miles on the Paramount to the county court house to pick up truck tabs. I'm at 35 miles for the Schwinn....
05-30-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

30 miles on the Schwinn ...

30 miles on the Schwinn
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_9211_90c68bdc22a434ff9d668ec383855350cde24876.jpgAt the fort...
05-30-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

Oh freaking heck! It's supposed to be Memorial...

Oh freaking heck! It's supposed to be Memorial Day, it's 53' and full cloud cover. I replaced the 14-32 freewheel with a 14-28, the sickle of the rd was interfering with gear #2 28 tooth of the...
05-29-22, 09:53 AM
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Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

I agree with that statement.

I agree with that statement.
05-28-22, 07:48 AM
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Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

Been super busy, I haven't made the time to make...

Been super busy, I haven't made the time to make the changes (new freewheel) for the test ride. Here's how it looks now. ...
05-27-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

Interpeted as, Woohoo! Andy_K is going to try pin...

Interpeted as, Woohoo! Andy_K is going to try pin stripes! :)
05-23-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

Thanks! I have to admit though, there are not...

Thanks! I have to admit though, there are not enough buyers at Bikeworks. If one or two buyers miss a weekend sale it makes a huge difference on what's available. Those guys don't buy what I buy...
05-22-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

Some progress, I'm at 55 miles for the Mondia all...

Some progress, I'm at 55 miles for the Mondia all has been going well. The only quirk, I thought no the cable has slipped some at the rear derailleur.

No more progress with the Gitane, however I...
05-21-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

That sounds like an alignment issue, have you...

That sounds like an alignment issue, have you checked the hanger? Your cage may be tweaked. Have you looked at your pulleys in co-plane to the cogs?
05-18-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

When shopping at the Bikeworks warehouse sale...

When shopping at the Bikeworks warehouse sale wild, wild, seriously wild things can happpen... :)

On to the Paramount, I'm thinking Stronglight cranks. I know I have a good English threaded...
05-18-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

The Mondia got another 12 miles on last night....

The Mondia got another 12 miles on last night. Which brings the mile total 43 miles.

The Green Gitane, I found a couple more freewheels. One being Shimano and the other is Suntour, the Suntour...
05-17-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

I got a good 12 miles in yesterday. I did much of...

I got a good 12 miles in yesterday. I did much of my reagular route, a ride to and through Discovery Park. To start the ride I was clocked at 20 miles an hour on the radar, slinked along train tracks...
05-14-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

My other project the Gitane has taken some steps...

My other project the Gitane has taken some steps forward. If the cup that I bought today is thin enough for my TA Specialties I will have all of he parts sourced. I'm going with white cables, they...
05-14-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

Well as time flowed I was not able to get out for...

Well as time flowed I was not able to get out for the test ride until today. The broke out, I oiled the chain on the Mondia. Check fit again, I had to adjust the bars I needed to rotate them up for...
05-13-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

The Mondia is complete, handlebar setup is funky...

The Mondia is complete, handlebar setup is funky but not hats how I got. The seatube is much happier with the 26.6 pillar with a viscount saddle. The saddle set came off off something Japanese, Fuji...
05-12-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

The Gitane TdF, digging deap into the storage I...

The Gitane TdF, digging deap into the storage I found some Simplex shifters from last summers acquisition of a PX-10, and a metal Simplex front derailleur, wrapped up with these parts were a TA...
05-12-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

The mondia Still inbuild mode, I went to adjust...

The mondia Still inbuild mode, I went to adjust the saddle and determined that the 24.6 campy seatpost is incorrect for the Mondia. This was due to the pinched lobes on the seatlug. I searched and...
05-10-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

The wheels have been cleaned, the frame is...

The wheels have been cleaned, the frame is washed, the brakes as well. The chrome has gotten attention. I haven't serviced anything yet. Everything spins as they should, the freewheel is Dura Ace.
...
05-07-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_9040_df6e6cf1c350248466a4595b7a44a5f5ac4e7aee.jpg...
05-07-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

I'm not so sure about getting the Gitane all...

I'm not so sure about getting the Gitane all together and under budget and on time. That does not mean I'm out of the clunker challenge.

Today at $100 even this crusty critter is looking to be...
05-06-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

From the box the box o' crap a 14-28 freewheel is...

From the box the box o' crap a 14-28 freewheel is found, gently cleaned and installed....
05-05-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

I did make some more progress, I went to my take...

I did make some more progress, I went to my take off tires. I think these tire came from a Univega that got stripped down and sold as a frame. The tires were dirt encrusted, I used the Armor All tire...
05-05-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

Is that a tool kit in the box?

Is that a tool kit in the box?
05-04-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

I rediscovered that I needed a trip back to the...

I rediscovered that I needed a trip back to the box of poo for the front brake step down stop, and I found the '68 Simplex rear derailleur from the UO 8, woohoo! I as well located some crusty worn...
05-03-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

Oh yes it did take the stretcher. The drive side...

Oh yes it did take the stretcher. The drive side got lengthened a smudge.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_8995_ee933d5281751641857ae2941bc770fca4474a04.jpgThe...
05-03-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

Looks like it used to be purple ...

Looks like it used to be purple
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05-03-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

I found some time to go through my box of French...

I found some time to go through my box of French poo. A couple of things jumped out at me, mainly the brakes. Through all the crusty masses a pair of Mafac dural forge calipers gleams above all....
05-02-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

There it is, I put a longer 2x4 with weights at...

There it is, I put a longer 2x4 with weights at the end. That gave me enough counter the manipulation leverage....
05-02-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

Here's what it looks like. I put yellow tape on...

Here's what it looks like. I put yellow tape on the seatube to give me some contrast....
05-01-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

I've been wanting to build a French bike in my...

I've been wanting to build a French bike in my size for a long time, it didn't take but a feather to send over the edge.

Ok my new bike feel is over!!!! Again French bikes!! if I didn't enjoy this...
04-30-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,533
Posted By Mr. 66

Must resist, must resist, must resist... ...

Must resist, must resist, must resist...
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Must resist, must resist, must...
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