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04-05-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 790
Posted By arex

I've done three bikes with the bar-end cables...

I've done three bikes with the bar-end cables under the tape, exiting at the stem. Doesn't seem to bind up or anything, and it's a lot cleaner.
04-03-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20,234
Views: 3,389,312
Posted By arex

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03-17-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 24,302
Views: 2,884,401
Posted By arex

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1951-Womens-Raleigh-Sport...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1951-Womens-Raleigh-Sports-21-Bike-Frame-and-fork-26-Wheels/254796886768

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03-15-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By arex

Holy crap...I need these. Thank you.

Holy crap...I need these. Thank you.
03-15-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2,509
Views: 838,502
Posted By arex

What is this? ...

What is this?

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03-10-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By arex

blamester is correct. The chain and cassette...

blamester is correct. The chain and cassette replacement will most likely solve all your skipping problems. Be sure that your rear derailleur is adjusted correctly, too, because that can sometimes...
03-10-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,553
Posted By arex

PowderTek in Grand Junction CO. They've done...

PowderTek in Grand Junction CO. They've done three frames for me, and did an absolutely perfect job of masking off the stuff that needed to be masked...clearly very experienced with ,bikes. They...
03-10-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 24,302
Views: 2,884,401
Posted By arex

+1 for "hammer-fisted genetic wonder".

+1 for "hammer-fisted genetic wonder".
03-10-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 101,200
Posted By arex

Panaracer Paselas appear to no longer be...

Panaracer Paselas appear to no longer be available in 27" on Panaracer's website. However, the Pasela Protite is. I'm not sure if the 27" tires being crossed out means they're discontinued, or just...
02-10-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,480
Posted By arex

RemOil, a light, slick, and tenacious gun...

RemOil, a light, slick, and tenacious gun lubricant. It's like TriFlo, but oilier and with less solvents. I use it as a chain lube, but there's a lot of uses for it.
12-15-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,327
Posted By arex

I have a tandem with Suzue hubs, though I'm...

I have a tandem with Suzue hubs, though I'm replacing the wheels.
12-13-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24,302
Views: 2,884,401
Posted By arex

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11-30-20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 241,865
Posted By arex

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11-30-20, 01:38 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 241,865
Posted By arex

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11-26-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20,234
Views: 3,389,312
Posted By arex

Any idea what I'm looking at here..? ...

Any idea what I'm looking at here..?

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11-08-20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By arex

https://www.harriscyclery.net/product/kool-stop-co...

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10-25-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 24,302
Views: 2,884,401
Posted By arex

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Raleigh-1968-Lent...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Raleigh-1968-Lenton-Sports/193717425916?hash=item2d1a7556fc:g:G18AAOSwhBtfjvYv
10-22-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By arex

I'm aware of the thread...haven't looked at it in...

I'm aware of the thread...haven't looked at it in a while, though. Too many other distractions.
10-21-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By arex

Innicycle 1" threaded to 1-1/8" threadless conversion headset

Only tangentially related to C&V, but it's an interesting (though expensive) thingy:

https://bikepacking.com/news/innicycle-threaded-conversion-headset/
09-19-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20,234
Views: 3,389,312
Posted By arex

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09-09-20, 11:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,849
Posted By arex

A pair of Tandy 2000's that I still have...

A pair of Tandy 2000's that I still have somewhere.
09-07-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,860
Posted By arex

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09-06-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,110
Posted By arex

I've never bought a new Brooks, and never had...

I've never bought a new Brooks, and never had reason to regret it. I don't think I'd get one that was TOO broken in...that is, molded to someone else's butt already. But getting that's broken in so...
09-06-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,424
Posted By arex

Just curious...why can't you use toe clips and...

Just curious...why can't you use toe clips and straps anymore?

I'm still new to a lot of this, and I'm just wondering what limitations there are to the use of clips. I have my own reasons for not...
08-27-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,403
Posted By arex

I have Suntour barcons on one bike with Suntour...

I have Suntour barcons on one bike with Suntour derailleurs, and Shimano Ultegra barend shifters on another bike with Deore XT derailleurs. The Ultegra shifters are quite good, but the Suntour...
08-12-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 470,218
Posted By arex

I feel the same way about my '84 Gran Turismo. ...

I feel the same way about my '84 Gran Turismo. It's a real joy to ride. It's not as pretty as yours...it was crusty in the extreme when I pulled it out of the junk shop pile, but it cleaned up...
08-05-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,324
Posted By arex

The only bike I don't have MKS pedals on is my...

The only bike I don't have MKS pedals on is my Karate Monkey. I'm sold on MKS. They're dependable, never a crap-shoot about what you're getting.
06-23-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 20,234
Views: 3,389,312
Posted By arex

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06-23-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,488
Posted By arex

https://www.ebay.com/itm/SunTour-LePree-3-pulley-s...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/SunTour-LePree-3-pulley-system-rear-derailleur/224011889167?hash=item3428262a0f:g:DDMAAOSwu7JevwSL
06-08-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By arex

I've been having good results with Deda Elementi...

I've been having good results with Deda Elementi Mistral tape. Seems to wear well, wraps well.
05-26-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,553
Posted By arex

Pretty much everything, really, except for rocky...

Pretty much everything, really, except for rocky dirt trails, though I think they'd do passably well there, too. They even do reasonably well in snow. They're thick enough that goatheads usually...
05-25-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,553
Posted By arex

I have Continental Town & Country's on my...

I have Continental Town & Country's on my commuter. Seem to wear pretty well, good traction, smooth riding, decent price. The tread looks kind of weird, but it's not a problem for me.
...
05-22-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 17,896
Posted By arex

Is this anything you can use? ...

Is this anything you can use?

https://surlybikes.com/parts/singleator
04-29-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4,230
Views: 389,726
Posted By arex

No photos, but I'm trying to tear down this...

No photos, but I'm trying to tear down this Burley tandem to clean things up and put it back together. Been fighting with the crank bolts for weeks now. One bolt came loose without issue, but the...
04-18-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24,302
Views: 2,884,401
Posted By arex

https://www.laxzo.com/vavert-micro-adjustable-mtb-...

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04-14-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2,509
Views: 838,502
Posted By arex

Not a good picture, from last summer, the day...

Not a good picture, from last summer, the day before I jacked my back up again.

https://i.imgur.com/Ze3CIz5.jpg
04-14-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,199
Posted By arex

Headsets are easy...easier than a bottom bracket....

Headsets are easy...easier than a bottom bracket. Go for it.
04-14-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 35,438
Posted By arex

Yeah, that's where I'm at. More post and stem...

Yeah, that's where I'm at. More post and stem exposed than I'd like.
04-06-20, 11:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By arex

Actually, never mind about the ISO stuff...it's...

Actually, never mind about the ISO stuff...it's late and I'm tired. A Specialized Sequoia would almost certainly have a JIS spindle.
04-06-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By arex

Not much difference, but enough to mess you up if...

Not much difference, but enough to mess you up if you try and mix the two. The link that 3alarmer gave should clarify.

Your spindle should be marked JIS, probably. What are the other markings?
04-06-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By arex

I think what you want is to preserve the length...

I think what you want is to preserve the length of the longer side, which means you'd want a 118mm (closest size).

And pay extra for a UN55 cartridge, instead of the UN26. You probably won't have...
04-06-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 35,438
Posted By arex

Replaced the mustache bars with drop bars,...

Replaced the mustache bars with drop bars, wrapped in Newbaum brown tape, amber shellac.
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04-01-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 20,234
Views: 3,389,312
Posted By arex

wtaf ...

wtaf https://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/bik/d/el-segundo-bicycle/7098885124.html

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02-08-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,578
Posted By arex

I have an '84 Gran Turismo that I've really come...

I have an '84 Gran Turismo that I've really come to love. The frame's a little big for me, but I'm not willing to give it up.
02-08-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,578
Posted By arex

Park cutter, dress the end of the cut housing...

Park cutter, dress the end of the cut housing with a points file.
02-06-20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,727
Posted By arex

I've used Deda Elementi Mistral on a couple of...

I've used Deda Elementi Mistral on a couple of bikes. I like it...wraps nice, feels good, looks good.
01-23-20, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By arex

Identifying frame finish

I'm currently rebuilding a '92 Burley tandem. I currently have things torn down to the frame, and I'm cleaning things up.

The frame's finish appears to be powdercoat, but I don't know how...
01-14-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By arex

On an old Raleigh, I used small brass rivets, and...

On an old Raleigh, I used small brass rivets, and sheared off the backside of the pin with a curved wood chisel, which also bent the stub over to secure the rivet.

...after reading that, it might...
01-06-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 20,234
Views: 3,389,312
Posted By arex

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01-03-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20,234
Views: 3,389,312
Posted By arex

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