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Posted By Bici Veloce

Check the head badge for a 4-digit code. IIRC,...

Check the head badge for a 4-digit code. IIRC, first three are the day number and last digit is the last number of the year in 1970. Mine is stamped 1787 (178th day of 1977). I have a 1977 in silver....
05-12-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 363
Posted By Bici Veloce

I can't say with certainty that your cranks are...

I can't say with certainty that your cranks are not anodized, but they sure look like it to me. I have a pair of anodized 600 cranks on a 1985 Bianchi that had the same (flat/yellowing/plastic) ...
04-04-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 723
Posted By Bici Veloce

You can use Testor's model paint for touch up....

You can use Testor's model paint for touch up. Use a light abrasive polish and throw a coat of wax on it. You should be good to go. :lol:
03-18-22, 07:21 AM
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Posted By Bici Veloce

Wig Wam Motel in San Bernardino, CA... ...

Wig Wam Motel in San Bernardino, CA...

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03-15-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,004
Posted By Bici Veloce

Cheaper to add weight to the rider...eat more,...

Cheaper to add weight to the rider...eat more, drink more, ride less.
03-12-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 426
Posted By Bici Veloce

I've tried a few brands and Muc Off C3 Ceramic...

I've tried a few brands and Muc Off C3 Ceramic Dry is the best. It's super quiet, doesn't fling off or drip, and keeps the drivetrain clean and quiet the longest. It cleans up easily with...
03-04-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,381
Posted By Bici Veloce

Thank you. Someone close to me enjoyed a...

Thank you. Someone close to me enjoyed a professional relationship with him.

Although we never met, I'll never forget Tom. I ride portions of the trail he helped to develop three to four times a...
Forum: Commuting
03-04-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,272
Posted By Bici Veloce

You can use a padded cycling liner intended for...

You can use a padded cycling liner intended for shorter rides. The LG liner from Dick's...
02-16-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By Bici Veloce

How's it look now? The ferrule is what you...

How's it look now? The ferrule is what you describe as a "step-down" ferrule.

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02-16-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By Bici Veloce

Thanks for pointing that out. I looked at...

Thanks for pointing that out.

I looked at some photos prior to disassembly and I see that I installed the cable housing backwards. I also found the original ferrule that attached to the frame side...
02-15-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By Bici Veloce

Thanks to you that helped out. As a newbie to...

Thanks to you that helped out. As a newbie to bike mechanics, it's nice to have a place to run to when help is needed.

I ended up rebuilding the derailleur and while I was at it, I figured I'd...
02-05-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 695
Posted By Bici Veloce

Great info. Thank you for the brochure...

Great info.

Thank you for the brochure pages!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,073
Posted By Bici Veloce

Me too. Great adjustability and provide good...

Me too. Great adjustability and provide good visibility from upright and drop positions.
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01-04-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 620
Posted By Bici Veloce

Here's an example of backer rod. ...

Here's an example of backer rod.
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12-24-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 695
Posted By Bici Veloce

Thank you. I'll check with my brother for more...

Thank you. I'll check with my brother for more info. The bag may still be at my parents' house.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,632
Posted By Bici Veloce

Try swapping out the valve cores.

Try swapping out the valve cores.
11-29-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By Bici Veloce

In my experience, women's are expensive and much...

In my experience, women's are expensive and much more complicated than men's.:innocent:
11-16-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,169
Posted By Bici Veloce

Because beer:beer: I like beer...and can...

Because beer:beer:

I like beer...and can drink a few without guilt.

I do enjoy the time alone while riding to clear my head and ponder.
10-22-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,241
Posted By Bici Veloce

My weekly goal is 200 miles. I ride 4 to 5 times...

My weekly goal is 200 miles. I ride 4 to 5 times a week varying distances to achieve my goal. I'm 57 and retired. I have no turnip farm, but I do have a kindergarten-aged child I care for during...
10-10-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By Bici Veloce

That's timely. I just made one a couple days ago...

That's timely. I just made one a couple days ago using angle-iron. I cut the top section off above the chain thinking it might interfere with the cogs.
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09-26-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,489
Posted By Bici Veloce

I picked up a 2022 Caledonia-5 in August with the...

I picked up a 2022 Caledonia-5 in August with the same tires and DT Swiss 1800 wheels. After 3 flats from in the first few hundred miles, I converted to tubeless. I didn't have any problems breaking...
Forum: Introductions
09-22-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 877
Posted By Bici Veloce

One of my favorite memories on that bike was...

One of my favorite memories on that bike was riding around Yosemite Valley during a family camping trip. I'll hang to that bike and pass it on to my kids.
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