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05-17-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By tkamd73

Worth it alone for the Delta brakes, assuming you...

Worth it alone for the Delta brakes, assuming you didn’t pay too much, and it fits.
Tim
05-16-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 401
Posted By tkamd73

I know that if you get a cut or puncture through...

I know that if you get a cut or puncture through the sidewall of a automobile, or motorcycle tire, no dealer or service center will touch it. Using common sense would lead me to think bicycle tires...
05-14-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,989
Posted By tkamd73

Thanks, just realized I should have put 39lbs...

Thanks, just realized I should have put 39lbs 9oz, and 34lbs 7 oz respectively.
Tim
05-14-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 410
Posted By tkamd73

Well, if you only ride in one gear a lot, why not...

Well, if you only ride in one gear a lot, why not try this. Pretty simple Iím pretty happy with it, 1 gear for flats, 1 gear for hills, Sturmey Archer.
Tim

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05-14-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,989
Posted By tkamd73

I finally broke down and bought the Park DS-1,...

I finally broke down and bought the Park DS-1, after nearly braining myself on my workbench, losing my balance while standing on a scale with an old Schwinn Collegiate.
Of course I didnít drop the...
05-12-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 442
Posted By tkamd73

Cool story, happy ending, Yellow Jersey is an...

Cool story, happy ending, Yellow Jersey is an awesome bike shop, in a way better location.
Tim
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By tkamd73

I doubt he paid 900 for it in the late 70s, when...

I doubt he paid 900 for it in the late 70s, when in 78 you could go to your local Schwinn dealer and buy a chrome one for 280. Back in the day, it wasn’t hard to find one in chrome. The frame on...
05-12-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By tkamd73

Congrats! Nice find, that will be a fun build, I...

Congrats! Nice find, that will be a fun build, I think the modern driveline is a good idea.
Here is my 77 TX900. Sold in Oshkosh to the original owner as a complete bike, as per the 77 catalog....
05-10-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 731
Posted By tkamd73

If they don’t follow through, I’ve found it...

If they don’t follow through, I’ve found it pretty easy to get your money back, eBay seems pretty weighted to the buyer these days.
Tim
05-10-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,134
Posted By tkamd73

In my situation “the later” or “just in case “ is...

In my situation “the later” or “just in case “ is probably me croaking, and my wife tossing it all, to clear out the basement. At least if the parts are on a bike, she will try and sell that on...
05-10-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,134
Posted By tkamd73

And thus the reason for replacing the ratty...

And thus the reason for replacing the ratty chainring on my 670, the rest of the bike had been recently redone.
Tim...
05-10-22, 12:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,134
Posted By tkamd73

I tend to seek out, and many times overpay, for...

I tend to seek out, and many times overpay, for NOS parts. But then I usually install them as fast as I can. I want to be the first to use, and appreciate the look, and function, of a new old stock...
05-09-22, 12:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,475
Posted By tkamd73

Same here, wife and I need ours, take care! Tim

Same here, wife and I need ours, take care!
Tim
05-09-22, 12:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,475
Posted By tkamd73

Luck has very little to do with it, more like...

Luck has very little to do with it, more like genetics, your health situation, and whether you’ve had the vaccine or not. I probably should have phrased it better, but my point was, get the vaccine,...
05-07-22, 11:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,475
Posted By tkamd73

I gotta say, after the two shots, and a booster,...

I gotta say, after the two shots, and a booster, I’ve had a lot worse colds, no reason to fear the two lines.
Tim
05-06-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 855
Posted By tkamd73

Except for, aluminum cans, plastic milk jugs,...

Except for, aluminum cans, plastic milk jugs, certain types of clean glass, and certain types of clean cardboard, it all goes into the landfill here. If they can’t make money recycling something, it...
05-06-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 22,244
Posted By tkamd73

Bike has to looked good, who cares about the...

Bike has to looked good, who cares about the rider!
Tim
05-05-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 6,909
Posted By tkamd73

A lot of bike people have some interesting cars. ...

A lot of bike people have some interesting cars.
Tim
05-05-22, 05:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 556
Posted By tkamd73

Hah, just bought that set yesterday for a Schwinn...

Hah, just bought that set yesterday for a Schwinn Traveler Iím redoing for a friend. Thats a really good deal on Shimano SLR cable, and your right, grey goes with everything!
Tim
05-04-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By tkamd73

If you want it to look nice, tooth brush and a...

If you want it to look nice, tooth brush and a small amount of silver anti-seize works well.
Tim
05-03-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,135
Posted By tkamd73

Cinelli, I agree with smd4! Tim

Cinelli, I agree with smd4!
Tim
05-03-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 402
Posted By tkamd73

I’ve got one bike with some vintage Campy Omega...

I’ve got one bike with some vintage Campy Omega dark anodized rims, on that one I clean the pads quite often, trying to keep brake surface from becoming silver. So far successful, my others with...
05-03-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By tkamd73

Well according to Shimano’s site it’s similar to...

Well according to Shimano’s site it’s similar to the 1050, cause no separate installation instructions listed. Your just gonna have to install it without the chain, and see if the limit screws allow...
05-03-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 556
Posted By tkamd73

With vintage bikes and down tube shifters try...

With vintage bikes and down tube shifters try porkchop bmx. Putting that in a search engine usually brings up their eBay site, but they also have also have their own site. Quality stuff, lots of...
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By tkamd73

And if my size, would still buy it for that...

And if my size, would still buy it for that price.
Tim
05-02-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 367
Posted By tkamd73

For me, soak in WD40 first, then clean or soak...

For me, soak in WD40 first, then clean or soak with simple green, if rust after, then soak in Krudcutter, but only for an hour or 2, if left overnight in Krudcutter, it will start removing the...
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By tkamd73

Probably already gone in the time it took you to...

Probably already gone in the time it took you to ask, and wait for reply’s. Bent fork is an illusion, if seller had taken pic with both tires parallel to that line in the floor tile, frame would look...
05-02-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,475
Posted By tkamd73

I just got the double lines too! Plan on kicking...

I just got the double lines too! Plan on kicking back for 5 days or so, then Iíll resume riding. Got a few books to read, and the weather is gonna suck for the next week anyway.
Tim
05-02-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By tkamd73

To answer your specific question, it looks like...

To answer your specific question, it looks like the 1055 is the earliest 105 derailleur that will work. The 1050 is for a 6 speed cog according to Shimano’s site. Of course there are other non-105...
05-02-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 440
Posted By tkamd73

I really wouldn’t even care, beautiful bike,...

I really wouldn’t even care, beautiful bike, unique and unreplaceable!
Tim
05-02-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3,409
Views: 385,484
Posted By tkamd73

I have a high quality S Werks helmet that I...

I have a high quality S Werks helmet that I really like, very light and comfortable, and way more expensive then any helmet Iíve owned previously. Itís non MIPS, but plan on keeping it for at least...
05-02-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By tkamd73

I would throw that in my recycling bin, but that...

I would throw that in my recycling bin, but that would probably just go to the landfill, as they really only recycle plastic milk containers, aluminum cans, some glass, and some cardboard, where I...
04-30-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,351
Posted By tkamd73

67.75 F Tim

67.75 F
Tim
04-30-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 6,909
Posted By tkamd73

I can get some pretty good use out of a 1995...

I can get some pretty good use out of a 1995 bike, not much use for a computer with windows 95. However, still using a Windows 98 computer as basis for lap timing, on a large slot car track.
Tim
04-29-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,120
Posted By tkamd73

I still love that 2018 TireRack commercial, where...

I still love that 2018 TireRack commercial, where the guy drives into the parking ramp with his bike on a roof rack. The best part is when the girl coming out of out of the ramp looks over and says,...
04-29-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,097
Posted By tkamd73

Did pretty much the same thing, buying my first...

Did pretty much the same thing, buying my first used sports car back in 74. Tough, but great life lesson, that I never repeated, nor will you. Still, I had a lot of fun with that pos. Subsequent...
04-28-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,174
Posted By tkamd73

Doesn’t matter to me if either did. I’d just buy...

Doesn’t matter to me if either did. I’d just buy one from my LBS that fits properly, and is at least somewhat comfortable, so that I actually wear it.
Tim
04-26-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,666
Posted By tkamd73

I didn’t know that even existed, Thanks! Tim

I didn’t know that even existed, Thanks!
Tim
04-26-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By tkamd73

I agree, too much stuff. I get it for a long, or...

I agree, too much stuff. I get it for a long, or multi-day ride, or slogging it out on a tour, you need the stuff, but I got sick of moving it from bike to bike, and making changes for specific...
04-26-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,666
Posted By tkamd73

All my bikes are steel so usually the top tube,...

All my bikes are steel so usually the top tube, and a shop rag, on my old Blackburn stand, never had an issue. Newer Aluminum or Carbon frame seat post.
Tim
04-26-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,120
Posted By tkamd73

At least it’s a light bike to carry, unlike for a...

At least it’s a light bike to carry, unlike for a lot of us all steel slobs.
Tim
04-25-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,049
Posted By tkamd73

Sounds like a great set up for a commuter bike,...

Sounds like a great set up for a commuter bike, especially if commuting to your livelihood. I would definitely try that for mission critical riding, but since I’m retired, thus don’t have to be...
04-25-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,205
Posted By tkamd73

Yes I’m sure most of us have, a noble endeavor,...

Yes I’m sure most of us have, a noble endeavor, but one has to draw the line at wrenching on a pos, for someone who can easily afford a decent bike.
Tim
04-24-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 442
Posted By tkamd73

Yup, similar experience, goes away after the...

Yup, similar experience, goes away after the first few rides.
Tim
04-24-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 769
Posted By tkamd73

As stated earlier, just buy new ones, they are...

As stated earlier, just buy new ones, they are cheap, and they will work better then the old ones you have. They are not worth trying to rebuild, as most of the internal parts are just plastic. I...
04-24-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,205
Posted By tkamd73

Fixing bikes for friends can get to be expensive,...

Fixing bikes for friends can get to be expensive, of course there are other tangibles to be considered. For goods friends Iím glad to do it, but lately have been more upfront about the cost, so as to...
Replies: 17
Views: 567
Posted By tkamd73

Had a crashed Bianchi that looked similar, PO...

Had a crashed Bianchi that looked similar, PO thought he could fix it with a new fork. I took it to Yellow Jersey, no problem for them. Not cheap though, you better love the bike, just north of 700...
04-24-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 400
Posted By tkamd73

Bridgestone or Kabuki? Tim

Bridgestone or Kabuki?
Tim
04-24-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,611
Posted By tkamd73

25mm, but replacing with 28s as they wear out. ...

25mm, but replacing with 28s as they wear out.
Tim
04-22-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 417
Posted By tkamd73

Been using the KMC Z8, but lately pretty happy...

Been using the KMC Z8, but lately pretty happy with this one from Amazon.
Tim
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