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07-23-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 143
Posted By SurferRosa

I use one in the bedroom. :thumb:

I use one in the bedroom. :thumb:
07-23-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By SurferRosa

So why use that narrow rear cluster? SR rear mech...

So why use that narrow rear cluster? SR rear mech took all their cash and now can't afford anything else? If he can afford some needle nose pliers, maybe he can straighten the dropout screw.
07-23-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By SurferRosa

It is. And the chain is substantially too long...

It is. And the chain is substantially too long for the chosen gear. Bizarre someone would use that cage with that narrow cluster. I mean, what's the point of doing that? Also looks a little silly...
07-22-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 378
Posted By SurferRosa

^ Wo! I've seen side cars in my day, but that's...

^ Wo! I've seen side cars in my day, but that's crazy!
07-21-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 379
Posted By SurferRosa

All freewheels have a lockring which holds the...

All freewheels have a lockring which holds the cogset cluster to the body of the freewheel. The lockring is usually reverse threaded and is held in place by tightening with a hammer and punch. Its...
07-20-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 129,496
Posted By SurferRosa

Rode over to the buyer's place for beers and to...

Rode over to the buyer's place for beers and to see his collection. Had a beautiful Jack Taylor and an incredibly light Erickson. I feel good about my old Paramount taking its rightful place in his...
07-19-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 129,496
Posted By SurferRosa

Sold my '60 Paramount today. :thumb: ...

Sold my '60 Paramount today. :thumb:

https://i.imgur.com/ESJrPzD.jpg
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The buyer asked, quizzically, so why are you selling it? I said, I've got six bikes. I really need to pare down. He...
07-19-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,132
Posted By SurferRosa

#3. America! :p

#3.

America!

:p
07-18-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,764
Posted By SurferRosa

:rolleyes: I wish I could participate! Mine...

:rolleyes:

I wish I could participate! Mine all seem to be one notch below the "top of the line." :cry: After I'm done with them though, they're pretty darn close... :thumb:
07-17-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By SurferRosa

That's called cross chaining, and it's not...

That's called cross chaining, and it's not recommended. Also not recommended that you ride in the small/small.
07-17-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 649
Posted By SurferRosa

Looks treaded on.

Looks treaded on.
07-17-21, 12:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 323
Posted By SurferRosa

Whew! :thumb:

Whew! :thumb:
07-16-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,132
Posted By SurferRosa

I sorta feel that way about Italian culture... ...

I sorta feel that way about Italian culture...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1218297-does-politics-culture-nationalism-influence-your-vintage-bike-collection.html

But (mostly)...
07-15-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 985
Posted By SurferRosa

Refurbish it! ...

Refurbish it!



https://youtu.be/Qg3dF02FQVM
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07-14-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,496
Posted By SurferRosa

run ran ​​​​​​have run It's a grammar...

run
ran
​​​​​​have run

It's a grammar subforum now!
07-14-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 464
Posted By SurferRosa

You're welcome. Wait ... what?

You're welcome. Wait ... what?
07-12-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,132
Posted By SurferRosa

I think I know those two... ...

I think I know those two...

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51L4RAoMhZL._AC_SL1000_.jpg
07-10-21, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By SurferRosa

Because they're beautiful, especially in their...

Because they're beautiful, especially in their original, glowing anodization.

Fortunately you can substitute Triomphe, Victory, or Gran Sport while you're looking for your prized pair of Record or...
07-10-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17,535
Views: 1,917,717
Posted By SurferRosa

I'm almost looking forward to winter. :eek: ...

I'm almost looking forward to winter. :eek:

la Nina odds favor cooler, wetter winter for Western Washington ...
07-10-21, 05:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 296
Posted By SurferRosa

No. What makes sense is taking a little file to...

No. What makes sense is taking a little file to the head of the cable before you insert it. Takes about 30 seconds.
Forum: Foo
07-08-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,187
Posted By SurferRosa

The film I mentioned above is more documentary...

The film I mentioned above is more documentary about an animator and the online trolls that destroyed his creation, not an animated film about a frog ... but I thought you knew that.
Forum: Foo
07-07-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,187
Posted By SurferRosa

​​​​​​A certain segment of the population really...

​​​​​​A certain segment of the population really killed it for me.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feels_Good_Man
07-07-21, 12:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 469
Posted By SurferRosa

I like the yellow Clement caps from eBay. ...

I like the yellow Clement caps from eBay. They're inexpensive, but the color doesn't run. I bought a Cinelli cap from Kucharic, and it's really nice. Every once in a while, I'll run it under cold...
07-05-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,506
Posted By SurferRosa

Wasn't too long ago, I did 19 in a year. C&V was...

Wasn't too long ago, I did 19 in a year. C&V was big, and I could sell a mid-level bike for $400 within a week of listing. Then the bottom fell out of that market. I can't explain it. I don't know...
07-04-21, 11:42 PM
Replies: 17,535
Views: 1,917,717
Posted By SurferRosa

Been doing so much gardening and work around the...

Been doing so much gardening and work around the house, I haven't ridden much at all. Made up for a little bit of it today, riding four hours, to Renton, WA and back. Whew!
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07-04-21, 01:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 900
Posted By SurferRosa

What about a Strat? ...

What about a Strat?

https://youtu.be/gxR-vk0lelw
07-03-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 900
Posted By SurferRosa

'79-'81 is my sweet: recessed brakes, 126mm...

'79-'81 is my sweet: recessed brakes, 126mm rears, bottle bosses, shifter bosses, top tube cable guides.
07-01-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 607
Posted By SurferRosa

Because you say it takes effort to make it spin,...

Because you say it takes effort to make it spin, I would shim it.
07-01-21, 03:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 642
Posted By SurferRosa

Because people like to work on their bikes...

Because people like to work on their bikes without buying $200 in tools?

Because people like to take classes to find out how to repair their bikes?

​​​​​​Because knowledgeable people like to...
06-30-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 715
Posted By SurferRosa

That's a beautiful bike, and I'm still very...

That's a beautiful bike, and I'm still very envious of your permitted use of those brake calipers. The choice of rings is a bold one, and I think it works.

You might want to take a hacksaw to...
06-30-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,556
Posted By SurferRosa

She was found and arrested. ...

She was found and arrested.

https://www.cyclingnews.com/amp/news/police-find-and-arrest-spectator-who-caused-mass-tour-de-france-crash/
06-29-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 822
Posted By SurferRosa

I call it an '80, but this Bertoni Superlight...

I call it an '80, but this Bertoni Superlight might be from '81.

https://i.imgur.com/MZ1tZZR.jpg

My Miyata 912 (with Champion fork) was actually made in '81 for the '82 market. The only frame...
06-29-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,632
Posted By SurferRosa

Depending on the 1978 steel road bike you're...

Depending on the 1978 steel road bike you're talking about, I may be able to make a case for my bike from 1960 ... or the one from 1972 ... or maybe even the one for 1987. If you have $750, I might...
06-29-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 550
Posted By SurferRosa

"Hit the big 4-0 today." "Oh yeah? Happy...

"Hit the big 4-0 today."

"Oh yeah? Happy birthday."

"No, not me, one of my bikes."

"One of your bikes had a birthday?"

"Yeah, the big 4-0."
06-29-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,139
Posted By SurferRosa

"Wanna screw?" "Nah, too fatigued." "Wanna...

"Wanna screw?"
"Nah, too fatigued."
"Wanna bonk?"
"Maybe later if I'm fatigued enough."
06-29-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,849
Posted By SurferRosa

All my vintage steel roadies are constantly fat...

All my vintage steel roadies are constantly fat shaming me. I mean, I'm only 155 lb. But that doesn't stop them. They're like, "you can't even fit into the shorts you wore in college. Go on, suck it...
06-29-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 550
Posted By SurferRosa

$40?? Will you take 10? Oh, you will take 10!...

$40?? Will you take 10? Oh, you will take 10! Will you take 5? Yeah, you will take five? How about free? No? Ok, 5 then... Nah, not interested.
06-28-21, 12:20 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,399
Posted By SurferRosa

I would stick with that honey Fizik. It's the...

I would stick with that honey Fizik. It's the best stuff anyway. It looks fine.



If every single person answered his own question with his own search, why would anyone post anything on bf?
...
06-27-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,556
Posted By SurferRosa

I guess Germans terrorizing the French is both...

I guess Germans terrorizing the French is both classic and vintage.
Forum: Foo
06-27-21, 01:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 614
Posted By SurferRosa

It's going to be very moderate in LA compared to...

It's going to be very moderate in LA compared to the Pacific Northwest in the next couple days. Seattle's expecting three straight days of 100 heat, almost 30 above normal.

Heat like this isn't...
06-27-21, 01:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 629
Posted By SurferRosa

The wedge is in backwards. Post 5 shows how the...

The wedge is in backwards. Post 5 shows how the wedge should be oriented on the bolt at the bottom of the stem. Also, the first pic in the op makes it appear as if the bottom of the stem is damaged.
06-26-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By SurferRosa

The one specifically designed for that particular...

The one specifically designed for that particular crankset.
06-26-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 808
Posted By SurferRosa

Why not? All the vintage road bikes I've had,...

Why not? All the vintage road bikes I've had, regardless of quality of brake lever, I was able to install new hoods, ride on the hoods, and brake from the hoods.
06-26-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By SurferRosa

I don't think I've ever had an Honor derailleur,...

I don't think I've ever had an Honor derailleur, but every other Suntour rear mech I've owned has a stop pin (Campy calls it a grub screw) that you first remove (unscrew) that then allows you to...
06-25-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,939
Posted By SurferRosa

Sweeeet d352 bars in black ... which might open...

Sweeeet d352 bars in black ... which might open up a Pandora's box of adding some Super Record.

I'm not a big fan of purple, but the bar tape looks great. :thumb:
06-25-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 715
Posted By SurferRosa

Seeing those calipers reach 700c rims sort of...

Seeing those calipers reach 700c rims sort of threw me. I always thought the GR came with 27" wheels until later in the '70s. But now I look at the catalog pages, and it shows the '74 and '75 models...
06-25-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 828
Posted By SurferRosa

The best dents are on the bottom of the chain...

The best dents are on the bottom of the chain stays. The second best dents are on the bottom of the down tube. The third best dents are on the nds. The worst dents are those you can see from the...
06-25-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 394
Posted By SurferRosa

I had an '80s black one with S600. It rocked.

I had an '80s black one with S600. It rocked.
06-24-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 403
Posted By SurferRosa

Park chain tool is $18. Sram pc830 chain is...

Park chain tool is $18.
Sram pc830 chain is $13.
Park fr1.3 tool is $9.
06-24-21, 06:24 AM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By SurferRosa

In this overpriced market ... at only $175 for a...

In this overpriced market ... at only $175 for a sahweet pink Torpado, wgaf what the ad copy says?? :foo:
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