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10-26-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 522
Posted By TiHabanero

I have seen this at the shop hundreds of times,...

I have seen this at the shop hundreds of times, even on tubes that have been in use for a year or more. They always split longitudinally. Not sure what causes this outside of the spoke hole opening...
10-22-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 931
Posted By Tomm Willians

She leaves me stunned....

My gf has a ‘97 Colnago Dream Mapei that is her pride and joy. Last night she found the same bike in my size and insisted on buying it as “we need matching Colnagos”
Tonight we are sitting in a...
10-22-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 567
Posted By merziac

True enough but most all tools require some...

True enough but most all tools require some finesse, if you're long on it , the tool(s) may be less critical.

That being said, the Park would not be my first choice but was an ok deal and...
10-22-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,287
Posted By rccardr

Dremel with fibre cutoff wheel. High speed so...

Dremel with fibre cutoff wheel. High speed so the outer housing doesn’t melt.
Shop awl to open end hole.
Run a section of cable with a sealed end in and out a few times to polish the cut....
10-04-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 451
Posted By Mad Honk

And nothing in this discussion about using a...

And nothing in this discussion about using a lubrication for the threads to keep from seizing via dielectric activity. Smiles, MH
10-04-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 591
Posted By herr_hest

To sum it all up, it turned out like this; i'm...

To sum it all up, it turned out like this; i'm happy

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09-17-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,061
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Now that you mention it, the KMC chains I've...

Now that you mention it, the KMC chains I've handled recently seemed a bit sticky, but I didn't get a sense that the coating was something other than grease. No matter, I just mount them, wipe all...
09-01-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,032
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

^This^ It's the rings that are BioPace, not...

^This^

It's the rings that are BioPace, not the cranks. Use the rings, swap them out for round ones; doesn't matter. The cranks can stay. I have two late 80s Schwinns with BioPace rings. I forget...
09-01-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,032
Posted By 79pmooney

Those chainrings use standard bolt patterns. If...

Those chainrings use standard bolt patterns. If so you can simply buy circular chainrings and try them. That will tell you far more than pagers of answers to your thread will.

I took a quick look...
08-31-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By alcjphil

If you don't have enough slack, simply remove the...

If you don't have enough slack, simply remove the bar from the stem
08-29-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,049
Posted By TenGrainBread

People say a lot of things but it doesn't make...

People say a lot of things but it doesn't make sense to say that specific materials have a certain ride quality. The materials come in such a wide variety of alloys, tube diameters, wall thickness,...
08-28-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,826
Posted By busdriver1959

[QUOTE=AlmostTrick;21662951]Of course they do....

[QUOTE=AlmostTrick;21662951]Of course they do. But they weren't cold set with makeshift tools, imprecise measurements and brute force on my garage floor.

Actually, I bend mine on a form I made...
08-12-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,227
Posted By Andy Antipas

Dan is a friend and knowledgable bike geek, and I...

Dan is a friend and knowledgable bike geek, and I usually try to stay out of these discussions.........

However, it all comes down to individual perspectives and experience. Newer is not always...
08-09-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,635
Posted By branko_76

here's an example of what it can do to a an old...

here's an example of what it can do to a an old beat-up crankset.... First I use fine grit emery cloth to remove any deep scratches and gouges, next ShopSmith with soft wire wheel at slow speed, then...
08-09-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,635
Posted By branko_76

no shop is complete without a sturdy VISE.... ...

no shop is complete without a sturdy VISE....

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07-19-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 712
Posted By retrodude

Dura Ace RD-7402 Refurbish

I been into polishing old badly scuffed up parts for a couple years now, typically I get the parts for a good deal & I really like the results. In the 80s I leaned more the campy when it came to road...
07-09-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,991
Posted By DrIsotope

As a guy who's driven a few thousand pounds of...

As a guy who's driven a few thousand pounds of decking screws, I can say that Torx is the way to go. Bikes should be all Torx. I mean sure, I curse at a Ford I'm trying to do the brakes on because it...
07-01-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,603
Posted By old's'cool

Gotta love those positive feedback braking...

Gotta love those positive feedback braking setups... especially when the rider's centre of gravity is high :eek: :lol:
06-29-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,030
Posted By iab

Nope. Pass on it. You won't ride it.

Nope. Pass on it. You won't ride it.
06-22-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Steel Charlie

So to start with they had the most complete...

So to start with they had the most complete Sannino sets that I could find anywhere. I asked them about a Columbus Gilco MS sticker like no one in the world had one of listed and sent them a pic of...
06-05-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,251
Posted By wgscott

Unfortunately, this is true. It is a...

Unfortunately, this is true.

It is a classic example of unintended consequences of a poorly-written but (presumably) well-intended law.

Not wanting to be sued or prosecuted, it is far easier...
06-03-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By J.Higgins

Liberally coated with Tony Chachere's, grilled to...

Liberally coated with Tony Chachere's, grilled to perfection, basted in a combination of Tabasco Chipotle and butter, Boom jammalammalamma! Boom! I might be a Yank, but I know what makes a real...
05-27-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Mad Honk

It doesn't matter. Just be sure to use the same...

It doesn't matter. Just be sure to use the same type of clear coat as the base layer. Lacquer over enamel will cause the base layer to wrinkle under the lacquer, forcing you to start all over...
05-07-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,899
Posted By RobbieTunes

Couching your opinion in question marks doesn't...

Couching your opinion in question marks doesn't make it a discussion or even a question, or even less of an accusation, a fact lost on most of the White House press corps... (bring back Sam...
04-29-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,713
Posted By scarlson

I'll try to sincerely answer your question why....

I'll try to sincerely answer your question why. I'd be lying if I said my frugality was about money, but that is the common conception. I guess for me it's just that I already have a lot of this...
04-12-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 996
Posted By branko_76

Looks much better raw. That original paint job...

Looks much better raw. That original paint job deserved to be swept off of the floor.
02-13-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19,758
Views: 3,239,406
Posted By Sandstrom

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01-14-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,234
Posted By sch

Two comments: medical care may be 'free' but...

Two comments: medical care may be 'free' but 'pain and suffering' are not nor is lost time from work even with a salaried job with medical leave.
My personal history post crash 15yrs ago was medical...
01-10-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By DrIsotope

That's not damage, that's threads from the chafer...

That's not damage, that's threads from the chafer strip (or thread from the layer above the chafer strip) coming off of the sidewall. It's cosmetic and not structural. If you've ever used a Conti...
12-18-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,122
Posted By Racing Dan

Lack of maintenance is what brings about sudden,...

Lack of maintenance is what brings about sudden, "unexpected" failures, not lack of an extensive pre ride flight check.
12-15-19, 05:17 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,129
Posted By nomadmax

I got an email from Jack at Franklin Frame last...

I got an email from Jack at Franklin Frame last night, he said my Guerciotti frame would be ready for pick up mid next week. He sent me a pic last night of my requested color (I don't want to see...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,272
Posted By DaveSSS

For the most part, a custom should not be...

For the most part, a custom should not be purchased, based only on body measurements. A custom buyer should generally be experienced and know that off-the-shelf frames have some sort of shortcoming...
11-07-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 214,350
Posted By bulgie

Genevičve Bujold. If you saw her in King of...

Genevičve Bujold. If you saw her in King of Hearts (1966), you probably fell in love with her. Or else you're dead inside. OK, I was a teenage boy when I saw that movie, so I fell in love about 5...
10-09-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,516
Posted By Bill Kapaun

If we could only block chain lube threads. How...

If we could only block chain lube threads.
How many 100's must we endure?

You absolutely cannot experiment.
You pick the wrong one and stick with it.
10-05-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 690
Posted By since6

Finally I’ll be writing up the owner’s manual for...

Finally I’ll be writing up the owner’s manual for her bike, my thoughts on its creation and a little ancient history on “Isis” one of the great goddesses of the pantheon of the gods of the Pharos, to...
08-12-10, 09:34 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,556
Posted By KonAaron Snake

I think it makes sense...MTBs are probably the...

I think it makes sense...MTBs are probably the easiest attainable, easiest to ride, most versatile bang for your buck commuters. I think a lot of us forget that most non-cyclists prefer fat wheels...
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