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08-18-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,348
Posted By masi61

The anti-Fench Fit fit

I was just wondering if I was the only one who has changed their notions of proper bike fit from the old days and updated it using a different point of view?

I put thousands and thousands of miles...
08-13-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By masi61

Not sure where the perception that they are...

Not sure where the perception that they are finicky came from because in my experience they are the opposite of finicky. It is nice when you can shift a triple with a friction shift lever and be able...
07-28-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,838
Posted By masi61

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SunTour Command Accushift 8 speed indexed paddle...
07-23-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,608
Posted By masi61

If you know you have headtube that is overly tall...

If you know you have headtube that is overly tall for you as you have improved, I would ask: how often are you riding in the drops? Are the drops also comfort oriented? Many riders (including me) who...
07-18-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,050
Posted By masi61

Here are parts of 2 of my bikes after cleaning: ...

Here are parts of 2 of my bikes after cleaning:

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 15,985
Posted By masi61

Is converting a rim brake classic Litespeed road...

Is converting a rim brake classic Litespeed road bike to disc even possible? Maybe somebody that does a lot of custom ti work might take on the task of retrofitting a flat disc caliper mount on the...
07-09-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,208
Posted By masi61

I would think that running your Sugino crank in a...

I would think that running your Sugino crank in a 3 x 10 setup should not be a problem.

Are you wanting the triple front derailleur to index? Which shifters are you using? Shimano had many triple...
07-06-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,549
Posted By masi61

I tend to agree. BITD, say the 1990ís there was...

I tend to agree. BITD, say the 1990ís there was this active cottage industry of small component makers bringing trick products to market. It was an exciting time - I enjoyed reading about some of the...
07-05-19, 03:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 669
Posted By masi61

I’ve never set up a Huret Allvit but from the...

I’ve never set up a Huret Allvit but from the photo, I was also thinking that the distance from the upper pulley to the bottom of the cog seems to be too much. I was fiddling with my semi-modern...
06-27-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,186
Posted By masi61

A size 50 road bike for someone 5’3” should be...

A size 50 road bike for someone 5’3” should be workable. We could be of much more assistance if you could give a decent side photo as @rm -rf suggested.

You might try a zero setback seatpost if...
06-27-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By masi61

The thick helicopter tape that I bought on a roll...

The thick helicopter tape that I bought on a roll as a chainstay protector is very durable but starts to peel around the edges and collect dirt more than I would like. So I have peeled it off before...
06-14-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,999
Posted By masi61

I run a 3 x 9 Dura Ace 7700/7703 shifter setup...

I run a 3 x 9 Dura Ace 7700/7703 shifter setup with an Ultegra 6603 crankset & front derailleur and an Ultegra 6500 GS mid-cage rear derailleur.

I like the system a lot. Once set up properly, it...
06-12-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,672
Posted By masi61

Riding a slightly too small bike is usually does...

Riding a slightly too small bike is usually does not have to be a deal breaker if you are willing to play around with stems and seat posts in order to get the correct leg extension and make your...
12-27-18, 06:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,127
Posted By masi61

If these are down tube shift levers the obvious...

If these are down tube shift levers the obvious question I would as is: is the screw holding it onto the braze on boss tight enough?

If if they are integrated shift levers I would be curious the...
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