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10-27-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 318
Posted By squirtdad

nice drive (i hope) and 80 bucks for what looks...

nice drive (i hope) and 80 bucks for what looks to be a ready to go fun to ride to the pub or coffee bike with lots of other potential

start driving with cash in hand
Forum: Framebuilders
10-21-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By squirtdad

custom titanium and tiagra.......heresy :)

custom titanium and tiagra.......heresy :)
10-20-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 684
Posted By squirtdad

I would suggest posting in framebuilders forum ...

I would suggest posting in framebuilders forum https://www.bikeforums.net/framebuilders/

certainly top tubes can be replaced, but I doubt with a miyata triple butted tube but cost and pretty...
10-19-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 171,979
Posted By squirtdad

here is what 30mm Vittoria corsa control look...

here is what 30mm Vittoria corsa control look like with 5800 105 brakes (spec is 28mm max) on 85 team miyata
...
10-15-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 697
Posted By squirtdad

it sounds like the tire was not new.....but If it...

it sounds like the tire was not new.....but If it were me, and I was going on any big tour, especially areas that may not have a lot of bike shops (think Hiway 2 across norther montana) I would...
10-09-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 342
Posted By squirtdad

the original saddle would have been a turbo. ...

the original saddle would have been a turbo. the original pedals would have been 600 tricolor also. Everything else looks right, eveny has the biopace I bought one new and rode it until the...
10-07-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 405
Posted By squirtdad

I'd say it be because of your magnetic...

I'd say it be because of your magnetic personality, but that won't work with aluminum frames
09-24-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,202
Posted By squirtdad

my favorite is typically my current 'niceest"...

my favorite is typically my current 'niceest" bike

I tend to ride the favorite for everything but "just throw a leg over the bike and go" errands

my current favorite is an 85 team miyata, wtih...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-08-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,229
Posted By squirtdad

Spec max on that frame is 35. going to a 42 is...

Spec max on that frame is 35. going to a 42 is 9mm (almost a centimeter) over spec. I am not the hands on guy, just a numbers guy so go with what the hands on guys say, but that seems to me to...
09-07-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 734
Posted By squirtdad

my companies approach is if you get video...

my companies approach is if you get video meeting bombed by kid, introduce them :) in my case the kid is out of the house so it is the cat :)
09-05-20, 07:47 PM
09-05-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 734
Posted By squirtdad

fwiw i prefer the small/small sizing...

fwiw i prefer the small/small sizing approach...but I haven't used it with a 1x set up. I have used it with a vinatage set up 53/39 12-28 and a modern set up 50/34 11--32

...
09-04-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 685
Posted By squirtdad

oh....you are going to fit in :)

oh....you are going to fit in :)
Forum: Introductions
09-04-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By squirtdad

welcome sounds like you should check out C&V ...

welcome sounds like you should check out C&V https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/
09-03-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By squirtdad

only wearing mtn bke shorts make you look fat :)

only wearing mtn bke shorts make you look fat :)
09-02-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6,630
Views: 600,063
Posted By squirtdad

a set of stainless bolts for a longboard I am...

a set of stainless bolts for a longboard I am building.....here are the bolts and the last one I built
...
09-02-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,360
Posted By squirtdad

and there is a pointer laughing at you somewhere....

and there is a pointer laughing at you somewhere.

me I am still a nerd but non practicing I am on the darkside......head of change and release......no you can't put that failed code into...
09-02-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 828
Posted By squirtdad

had a hard choice a4 quattro with stick (8.5 ...

had a hard choice a4 quattro with stick (8.5 2015) or avant with auto......went with the stick and good roof racks. Avants (wagons or estates in britich) are so under appreciated in the the US)
09-01-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 828
Posted By squirtdad

is the Avant yours ? any mods ?

is the Avant yours ? any mods ?
08-31-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 171,979
Posted By squirtdad

begone satan what were they?

begone satan

what were they?
08-31-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By squirtdad

fwiw......think long term not short term bucks. ...

fwiw......think long term not short term bucks. IME using matched components eliminates a lof of fiddly issues both initial set up and long term riding .5mm is not much and maybe the electronc...
08-30-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 474
Posted By squirtdad

nice.... and thanks for followup story

nice.... and thanks for followup story
08-28-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By squirtdad

New tire I think is the correct answer......

New tire I think is the correct answer... tubeless set up or not :)
08-28-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By squirtdad

sounds like your dura-ace AX again (case you...

sounds like your dura-ace AX again (case you have not guessed the AX group with all of it's aero design is an odd duck)

it seems they have and internal clamp..

guessing that you pop the dust...
08-27-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,176
Posted By squirtdad

sounds dumb but weight and bike tires make for...

sounds dumb but weight and bike tires make for really different what works for me PSI setups I find my self thinking why in the world would that person ride so low a pressure..... me 244 them 160...
08-27-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 625
Posted By squirtdad

Since i started using Conti (continental) tubes...

Since i started using Conti (continental) tubes i have had way fewer problems for the price of a tube vs the hassle of flats buying cheap is no a good value IME
08-25-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,950
Posted By squirtdad

Friction Thumb shifters...... brilliant for the...

Friction Thumb shifters...... brilliant for the right appliction townie type bike or replacing twistgrip shifters
08-25-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,725
Posted By squirtdad

barcons.......just don't work for me.....they are...

barcons.......just don't work for me.....they are magnets for my knee and I really didn't like the overall workability......... downtube, brifters or thumbie friction for me
08-25-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,826
Posted By squirtdad

why, it seems way less of a hack the removing a...

why, it seems way less of a hack the removing a spacer and then recentering the wheel.

I have coldset 2 frames with no issues one 126 to 135 usiing the sheldon 2x4

the other 126 to 130
...
08-24-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,950
Posted By squirtdad

plus the don't look fugly

plus the don't look fugly
08-24-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 474
Posted By squirtdad

People who do not have big big capability and...

People who do not have big big capability and shifted to that combo find that if going fast it pretty much guarantees a crash. it is a safety factor and IMHO it is disservice to people to...
08-22-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,083
Posted By squirtdad

my 28 gp5000 measure as 28 on mavic open pro...

my 28 gp5000 measure as 28 on mavic open pro rims. as did my 28 vittoria corsa g+ on the same rim

the only tire i have had that measured really big was a Michelin I think servo course pro or pro...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-21-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By squirtdad

slx tubes or a specific brand....if you are...

slx tubes or a specific brand....if you are looking for some specific brand and yearwise post a WTB (want to buy) in the classic and vintage for sale section.....you would be surprised and how often...
08-21-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,577
Posted By squirtdad

that a great idea a C&V bulwer-lytton thread (he...

that a great idea a C&V bulwer-lytton thread (he is the author famous for "it was a dark and stormy night" which has inspired this https://www.bulwer-lytton.com/

It was a dark and stormy ride,...
08-21-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,083
Posted By squirtdad

go bigger if you can..... 25 at least but better ...

go bigger if you can..... 25 at least but better 28 mm. better ride, and no speed difference

I really like the conti GP 5000 high performance and I have had really good not flatting
08-21-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,577
Posted By squirtdad

Well after this build up....... the bike had...

Well after this build up....... the bike had better be drop dead gorgeous, with photos that Ansel Adam, Edward Weston, Annie Leibovitz, et al would be blown away by :) (pretty clear the...
08-20-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,327
Posted By squirtdad

interesting, and typical that is is a mix of...

interesting, and typical that is is a mix of lugs and tig construction......... rivendell does it's own thing looks like fun
08-19-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 836
Posted By squirtdad

My vote is to do it you have the Aqula for...

My vote is to do it you have the Aqula for eroica/heroica rides (another thing to get into)

IMHO skip the disc breaks.....the forks were not designed to handle the stress and modern dual pivot...
Forum: Commuting
08-19-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,410
Posted By squirtdad

this..... in general if all are stopped and I...

this..... in general if all are stopped and I have room I move up to the front
08-17-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 665
Posted By squirtdad

compliment for sure. a lot of his videos would...

compliment for sure. a lot of his videos would create things that looked like your for sale "poster" with the magic marker and squares, clouds etc. made me smile
Forum: Commuting
08-17-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,111
Posted By squirtdad

wrong... simply wrong..... setting the seat like...

wrong... simply wrong..... setting the seat like this puts you in way less than effective pedaling situation. proper bike fit is proper bike fit, plan and simple. And it is no more work, or...
Forum: Commuting
08-16-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 184,079
Posted By squirtdad

myself after a neighbors dog decided to run in...

myself after a neighbors dog decided to run in front of me
08-14-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2,390
Views: 764,155
Posted By squirtdad

100 degree ride today...but better than not...

100 degree ride today...but better than not riding, I can do my powerpoint and excel graphs tommor if needed
...
08-13-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By squirtdad

Coyote creek trail ...

Coyote creek trail https://www.sanjose.org/listings/coyote-creek-trail

Southern Reach: Paved - Tully Road-Morgan Hill, near Anderson County Park (16.8 mi.)
...
08-10-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By squirtdad

Any chance of finding a frame and moving the...

Any chance of finding a frame and moving the parts over? Local Co-op or craigslist. ?
Forum: Framebuilders
08-10-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By squirtdad

this is what i am thinking as I am contemplating...

this is what i am thinking as I am contemplating a custom frame (i am getting closer to my personal goals checked of for doing this kid has his degree as an eample) in that mind my thinking is to...
Forum: Commuting
08-10-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,111
Posted By squirtdad

Lot of bad assumptions here like a road bike...

Lot of bad assumptions here like a road bike cannot be a an everday bike

1) road bike with drop bars does not have to have a super high seat to handlebar drop.....
2) buying and converting is...
08-07-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,400
Posted By squirtdad

check in frame buiilders as to best options your...

check in frame buiilders as to best options your are talking not just welding but also major paint removal and fix Thin tubes in bike are not always "any welder can fix"
08-06-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 439
Posted By squirtdad

As long as it is 130 mm and standard dropouts ...

As long as it is 130 mm and standard dropouts (no thru axle) only things you would have to change are BB (assuming you are italian thread). and clean the chain:)
08-05-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 58,626
Views: 8,592,849
Posted By squirtdad

1986 Fuso built by Dave Moulton 60cm $1,500 ...

1986 Fuso built by Dave Moulton 60cm
$1,500

This bike was ridden in the Coors Classic by the 711 team in the Mogul Bismarck in 1987. All Campagnolo parts. OK the BB states 60 cm -final answer.
...
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