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12-01-22, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 168
Posted By SurferRosa

What really lies beyond Jupiter Space.

What really lies beyond Jupiter Space.
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By SurferRosa

If it were mine, I would want $800 locally in the...

If it were mine, I would want $800 locally in the Spring/Summer, and if I couldn't get that, I would not sell it for anything less.

Before listing, I would center the tire labels over the valve...
12-01-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 247
Posted By SurferRosa

Just enough to keep the balls in place. After...

Just enough to keep the balls in place. After reassembly, when you spin it, some grease may seep out the front and back of the fw. Wipe it off and keep spinning it until you no longer see any grease...
11-30-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 247
Posted By SurferRosa

I've never done that either, and really, the only...

I've never done that either, and really, the only reason to do that is to replace/change one or more of the cogs.
11-30-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,255
Posted By SurferRosa

Nigel: Don't touch it! Marty: Well uh I wasn't....

Nigel: Don't touch it!
Marty: Well uh I wasn't. I was just pointing.
Nigel: Well don't point, even.
Marty: Don't even point?
Nigel: No.
11-30-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 449
Posted By SurferRosa

For those not as particular or skilled (me), VO...

For those not as particular or skilled (me), VO has wood-like cork grips.

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/2196/9775/products/convert_5_f0c0bf71-4956-4d4c-b20c-aa332830488c_540x.jpg...
11-30-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 247
Posted By SurferRosa

Thanks for that. :thumb: The thread includes this...

Thanks for that. :thumb: The thread includes this pic:



Which shows the better of two ways to install the inside bearings. The other day, I did this the opposite way by placing the balls...
11-30-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 189
Posted By SurferRosa

Excellent find. Now you just need to trim a foot...

Excellent find. Now you just need to trim a foot off each of the two brake cable housings...
11-30-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 247
Posted By SurferRosa

That's way more than most folks would do. Most...

That's way more than most folks would do. Most would simply flush the freewheel with WD-40 and then wonder why it's wearing out and clattering so much. :lol:

Moreover, a great way to overhaul a...
11-30-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 61
Posted By SurferRosa

Nevermind. Found it! :thumb: user control...

Nevermind. Found it! :thumb:

user control panel > settings and options > edit options > thread display options > [uncheck] show signatures
11-30-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 61
Posted By SurferRosa

Is there a way to hide signatures?

Some folks display their large image signature with every post, often several on the same page. Is there a way to hide these? I don't want to put these folks on ignore, but if that's what it...
11-30-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By SurferRosa

I included their email reply in this post from...

I included their email reply in this post from 08/21:

https://www.bikeforums.net/22189100-post13.html
11-30-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By SurferRosa

No! :lol: I believe they still can't find...

No! :lol:

I believe they still can't find the materials to produce new gum hood products.

Google search "rustines france" and select the rustines.fr site result. Then "Navigate" to the "Bike"...
11-29-22, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5,406
Views: 570,632
Posted By SurferRosa

Check with Scott at SD Bicycle Garage. sd...

Check with Scott at SD Bicycle Garage.

sd bicycle garage (http://www.sdbicyclegarage.com/index.html)

If the link doesn't work, just Google it, or you can copy the address and paste it into a...
11-29-22, 02:44 PM
Replies: 72,793
Views: 11,826,809
Posted By SurferRosa

Reynolds decal on a Shogun? :foo:

Reynolds decal on a Shogun? :foo:
11-29-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 247
Posted By SurferRosa

There is an older Shimano freewheel design (prior...

There is an older Shimano freewheel design (prior to 1985) that uses a tool of a smaller diameter than Park's current offering. But why complicate matters unnecessarily?
11-29-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By SurferRosa

Wrong forum. :lol:

Wrong forum. :lol:
11-29-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 571
Posted By SurferRosa

I would use sandpaper on the post to remove 0.1mm...

I would use sandpaper on the post to remove 0.1mm all the way around. That will be 0.2mm in diameter.
11-29-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 247
Posted By SurferRosa

Yeah, but that just leaves you one side to play...

Yeah, but that just leaves you one side to play with. If you have access to both sides, it's soooo much easier to adjust the hub. :wtf:
11-29-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 247
Posted By SurferRosa

A freewheel tool will cost you $10+tax. ...

A freewheel tool will cost you $10+tax.
...
11-29-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 247
Posted By SurferRosa

Sounds like the OP can't service the drive-side...

Sounds like the OP can't service the drive-side hub bearings, because he's not removing the freewheel body with the correct freewheel tool.

It's great that he removed the freewheel lock ring in an...
11-29-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By SurferRosa

One of issues was by my hand. Sorry. I killed...

One of issues was by my hand. Sorry. I killed the "what have you been wrenching on lately?" thread by typing out a forum member mention. Yesterday, I submitted a thread on the matter in the user...
11-29-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By SurferRosa

The 5000 set is brand new. Only three rides old.

The 5000 set is brand new. Only three rides old.
11-29-22, 12:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By SurferRosa

2001ish. ...

2001ish.

https://www.disraeligears.co.uk/site/campagnolo_derailleurs.html
11-29-22, 12:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By SurferRosa

Interesting. I just bought 5000s for the first...

Interesting. I just bought 5000s for the first time. Surprised the size 25 measures 23.1mm on a Sun m13ii rim.

On the same rim, a 25 Pasela measures 24.4mm.
11-28-22, 09:48 PM
11-28-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By SurferRosa

Also, an admin may completely delete my post in...

Also, an admin may completely delete my post in that c&v thread if it will help recover the thread.
11-28-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By SurferRosa

"Undefined constant" error - oops, I killed a thread in c&v

I typed out a user mention ("at" pastorbobnlnh) in a c&v thread which made the page unusable and returns an "undefined constant" error. It was the last page in this thread:
...
11-28-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By SurferRosa

Test mention notification: pastorbobnlnh

Test mention notification:
pastorbobnlnh
11-28-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5,659
Views: 633,248
Posted By SurferRosa

Was riding my '72 Torpado the other day, coasting...

Was riding my '72 Torpado the other day, coasting along all nice like and then found myself spinning out of gear. What the? Upshifted and still spinning out. Oh, the freewheel pawls aren't...
11-27-22, 10:11 PM
Replies: 72,793
Views: 11,826,809
Posted By SurferRosa

https://images.craigslist.org/00j0j_eLBq0eLptGaz_0...

https://images.craigslist.org/00j0j_eLBq0eLptGaz_0CI0t2_1200x900.jpg
Univega Gran Premio $125 Kingston, WA (https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/bop/7559109609.html)

Wish this were closer! :troll:
11-27-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 21,350
Views: 4,080,052
Posted By SurferRosa

Giant nutria?!! Run away!! ...

Giant nutria?!! Run away!!

https://images.craigslist.org/00P0P_eI11MTNvnQVz_0CI0t2_600x450.jpg
Giant nutra - $95 (Bremerton) (https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/bik/7551062856.html)

...
11-27-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By SurferRosa

So clean...

So clean...
11-27-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,367
Posted By SurferRosa

Went from trying to sell my Falcon last year to...

Went from trying to sell my Falcon last year to now investing $300+ in a new wheelset and tires. :lol:
...
11-27-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5,659
Views: 633,248
Posted By SurferRosa

I don't think there was a problem with the actual...

I don't think there was a problem with the actual spokes, it was just the threading. The rear spokes were perfecto.
11-26-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5,659
Views: 633,248
Posted By SurferRosa

Sapim Race spokes from wheelbuildingparts.com...

Sapim Race spokes from wheelbuildingparts.com (https://www.bikeforums.net/22715518-post7858.html) with 14mm brass nipples
11-26-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5,659
Views: 633,248
Posted By SurferRosa

I'm going to blame this on poor threads with the...

I'm going to blame this on poor threads with the front spokes. Couldn't spin a nipple very far on the fronts with just my fingers. They sent the fronts 1mm longer than ordered too. :wtf:

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11-26-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5,659
Views: 633,248
Posted By SurferRosa

Got my Sun m13ii rims yesterday and tackled the...

Got my Sun m13ii rims yesterday and tackled the front wheel build. Ran into a few problems with stripped spoke/nipples when finishing it. Surprised to experience a lot of torsion. But did manage...
11-25-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 537
Posted By SurferRosa

Yeah, that's pretty important, just like...

Yeah, that's pretty important, just like freewheel threads.



I'm not really buying that. And I've seen riders stranded because their pedal came loose. You just need to use your 6mm allen...
11-25-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 19,841
Views: 2,486,771
Posted By SurferRosa

Thanks, but I meant his face looks older than his...

Thanks, but I meant his face looks older than his peak 33 years by about 30 years. Still got great hair, though!
11-25-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 19,841
Views: 2,486,771
Posted By SurferRosa

Unitarian church? This is the oldest looking...

Unitarian church? This is the oldest looking Jesus I've ever seen. Like a Kazantzakis version .... from an unwritten sequel. :lol:
11-25-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19,841
Views: 2,486,771
Posted By SurferRosa

As a kid, I used to love the fake, but loud...

As a kid, I used to love the fake, but loud gunfire with cowboy actors falling to the ground from a second floor balcony. :lol:
11-25-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 72,793
Views: 11,826,809
Posted By SurferRosa

$200 Campy donor in Oly. ...

$200 Campy donor in Oly.

https://images.craigslist.org/01313_M3XQhz8x1nz_0CI0t2_1200x900.jpg
https://seattle.craigslist.org/oly/bik/7557465696.html
11-24-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By SurferRosa

Cheater bar and brute force. :love:

Cheater bar and brute force. :love:
11-23-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 541
Posted By SurferRosa

No, that bothers me too. :lol:

No, that bothers me too.

:lol:
11-23-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 458
Posted By SurferRosa

Can you find another use for them? I once...

Can you find another use for them? I once inherited thousands of rubber nipples and found dozens of uses for them, er, several anyway, including as knee warmers.
11-23-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,123
Posted By SurferRosa

My '75 Moto has hi-ten stays, and it just rides...

My '75 Moto has hi-ten stays, and it just rides ... beefier. Like a Porsche 928. That's why I made it my grocery getter. I love it.

I once saw a picture of a 928 hauling a boat trailer. That's...
11-23-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 541
Posted By SurferRosa

I ran into this issue on my '60 Paramount. Just...

I ran into this issue on my '60 Paramount. Just a suggestion on a little cleaner cable routing to the nds of the seat tube:

https://i.imgur.com/ryxu3oC.jpg
11-23-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 72,793
Views: 11,826,809
Posted By SurferRosa

^ I had to look up that Weehoo to understand...

^ I had to look up that Weehoo to understand what's going on there. Saw this google image. She looks thrilled! :lol:
...
11-22-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5,659
Views: 633,248
Posted By SurferRosa

If it works for you, that's fine. But, I'll just...

If it works for you, that's fine. But, I'll just say that if I saw anybody trying to clamp my vintage lightweight like that, I would stop them and leave their shop as quickly as possible.
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