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10-27-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,875
Posted By Miele Man

Yes, I mean a lockring from a square taper bottom...

Yes, I mean a lockring from a square taper bottom bracket adjustable cup. However, in your case it might not work if the internal diameter of the 11 teeth cog is smaller than that of a 14 teeth cog....
10-26-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,875
Posted By Miele Man

I don't know if your 11 teeth cog has a smaller...

I don't know if your 11 teeth cog has a smaller internal diameter than a 14 teeth cog does; but if it doesn't then you can use an adjustable cup lockring instead of the cog to hold everything...
10-23-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 19,748
Views: 3,240,985
Posted By Miele Man

Plus it's a TRI-Cycle not a BI-Cycle. LOL ...

Plus it's a TRI-Cycle not a BI-Cycle. LOL

Cheers
10-23-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 431
Posted By Miele Man

If you only have one chainwhip you can use it to...

If you only have one chainwhip you can use it to unscrew the smallest cog. Put the wheel back on the bicycle and put the bicycle chain onto the largest cog. Put the chainwhip on the smallest cog and...
10-20-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,122
Posted By Miele Man

I have the same N600 EX brake calipers on two of...

I have the same N600 EX brake calipers on two of my bikes and I find them quite satisfactory in stopping. They sure do beat the loder 600 EX Arabesque brake calipers I had on another bike.

Brake...
Forum: Touring
10-18-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,352
Posted By Miele Man

Just curious. If you "stealth camp" in a...

Just curious.

If you "stealth camp" in a closed park and you're caught there, can you be charged with trespassing or other charges?

Cheers
10-14-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By Miele Man

On the underside of the metal plate on my Brooks...

On the underside of the metal plate on my Brooks saddle is a date code. I emailed it to Brooks and they told me the most likely time frame of a few months that the saddle would have been made in as ...
10-14-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 58,671
Views: 8,599,074
Posted By Miele Man

What's up with t he rim on the front wheel? ...

What's up with t he rim on the front wheel?

Cheers
10-14-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 704
Posted By Miele Man

If the transmitter and the receiver are too far...

If the transmitter and the receiver are too far apart you can get some strange behaviour such as going 200 kph us a steep hill. LOL

Cheers
Forum: Touring
10-14-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,598
Posted By Miele Man

I use a rainfly from a bigger tent when needed as...

I use a rainfly from a bigger tent when needed as it covers more and protudes past the entrance and can be used as a vestibule. I like comfort when camping and on a rainy day I can sit and read in...
Forum: Touring
10-14-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,598
Posted By Miele Man

I often considered using a hammock tent but when...

I often considered using a hammock tent but when I compared the weight of it to a cheap nylon pup tent the difference wasn't that much. iirc, this pup tent with poles and all weighs only 4.5 pounds....
Forum: Touring
10-14-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,077
Posted By Miele Man

Originally Posted by Mrpotamus View Post...

Originally Posted by Mrpotamus View Post (https://www.bikeforums.net/touring/1131031-carving-brooks-saddle.html#post20068414)
Has anyone carved a C17? I imagine cutting the rubber would be easier...
10-14-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 54,070
Posted By Miele Man

Just finished converting this Velo Sport to a...

Just finished converting this Velo Sport to a single speed. Left on the Adamas AX brake calipers but took all t he other Adamas AX stuff off except for the wheels and hubs.
...
10-14-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3,715
Views: 328,032
Posted By Miele Man

Converted my Shimano Adamas AX aero tubeset Velo...

Converted my Shimano Adamas AX aero tubeset Velo Sport bicycle to a single speed (not fixed gear) bicycle by using a bunch of parts i had kicking around here. The only Adamas component left on the...
10-14-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 640
Posted By Miele Man

There's a boardwalk in our region and that...

There's a boardwalk in our region and that boardwalk runs over a marsh. It's canted quite a bit to one side and in the morning when the dew is on the pressure treated lumber surface it's like trying...
10-12-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By Miele Man

Just one of many Miele bicycles models. My...

Just one of many Miele bicycles models.

My Miele Beta has non-index derailleurs and shifters circa 1985, and is pink. It's a pretty nice riding bicycle.
...
10-12-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By Miele Man

Figured it out. I need different brake levers...

Figured it out. I need different brake levers that are made or internal cable routing.

Cheers
10-11-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By Miele Man

Cinelli Angel Time Trial cable housing routing?

I have a Cinelli Angel time trial handlebar that I just put on a single speed (not fixed gear)bicycle I've built up from spare parts in my parts boxes. I have the proper time trial brake levers for...
10-10-20, 02:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By Miele Man

I had them on a couple of bikes I sold. I found...

I had them on a couple of bikes I sold. I found that the shifters were okay if used when riding with hands on the top of the handlebar. However when riding on the hoods or in the drops I found they...
10-10-20, 02:39 AM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,039,189
Posted By Miele Man

A lot of bikes of that style converted to dropbar...

A lot of bikes of that style converted to dropbar make fantastic touring bikes. I've converted a number of similar bikes and love as touring bikes. they're fantastic on dirt or gravel roads too.
...
Forum: Touring
10-05-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 730
Posted By Miele Man

Bicycling Magazine Rodale Press had a series of...

Bicycling Magazine Rodale Press had a series of books on bicycles = touring, training, racing and so on.

Cheers
10-05-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By Miele Man

I don't know whose making it. What colour are you...

I don't know whose making it. What colour are you looking for?

Cheers
10-05-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,455
Posted By Miele Man

A Minoura center-mount handlebar bottle cage...

A Minoura center-mount handlebar bottle cage mount is a fantastic way to carry a bottle of water for ease of access. I use either a 750ml (24oz) or a 500ml (16oz) bottle on mine. Sometimes I'll use a...
10-05-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By Miele Man

I have shimmed many a square taper crank by...

I have shimmed many a square taper crank by gluing soda can shims to each flat of the spindle. That has given the crank years more use. Be aware that it might move the crank outboard a bit.

Cheers
10-05-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By Miele Man

Perhaps you can get a T-nut that'll fit the 8mm...

Perhaps you can get a T-nut that'll fit the 8mm hole and take a 5mm bolt. I'd cut and fie off the prongs on the T-nut and then file/grind it to the thickness need to mount the rack arm without the...
10-04-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,878
Views: 193,789
Posted By Miele Man

Reading the Bike Forums Updates that still come...

Reading the Bike Forums Updates that still come into my email inbox.

Cheers
10-02-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,844
Posted By Miele Man

I know of a few bicycle shops that won't work on...

I know of a few bicycle shops that won't work on a department store bike unless it's a very simple fix.. They say that once something goes it's usually other things ready to go too. Tolerances on the...
10-01-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Miele Man

Using Neatsfoot oil on a leather saddle is an...

Using Neatsfoot oil on a leather saddle is an EXCELLENT way to ruin the saddle. Use a Proof Hide type of leather conditioner.

Cheers
10-01-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 7,603
Posted By Miele Man

Yes I was. Cheers

Yes I was.

Cheers
10-01-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 7,603
Posted By Miele Man

Some bicyclists are simply inconsiderate idiots. ...

Some bicyclists are simply inconsiderate idiots.

I was going along a road where the road splits and the right hand lane becomes another road and is a right hand turn lane only. The layout oft he...
09-28-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,214
Posted By Miele Man

Started riding a bicycle when just a wee lad....

Started riding a bicycle when just a wee lad. The bicycle gave use freedom to travel and explore many areas of the city.

Cheers
Replies: 10
Views: 1,233
Posted By Miele Man

Resurrections a 4 years old thread. OP has most...

Resurrections a 4 years old thread. OP has most likely moved on with the build.

Cheers
09-22-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,844
Posted By Miele Man

Even if the WalMart bike was decent, the assembly...

Even if the WalMart bike was decent, the assembly of it by WalMart would be iffy t the least if not downright dangerous.

Cheers
09-20-20, 02:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,977
Posted By Miele Man

I'm in South Central Ontario, and I detest that...

I'm in South Central Ontario, and I detest that brown 'slop' that I refer to as grease. Unless the studs go all the way through that and bite into either ice or the asphalt, the traction is...
Forum: Touring
09-20-20, 02:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,510
Posted By Miele Man

I have a large camouflage tarp I use a lot. It...

I have a large camouflage tarp I use a lot. It keeps the tent and everything else dry. When it rains and I'm wanting to setup or break camp, I can do that without my tent getting wet.

I usually...
09-20-20, 02:06 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,312
Posted By Miele Man

I've brought home a lot of different odd items on...

I've brought home a lot of different odd items on my bicycle.

I guess a large rock was one of the odder things. I also brought home a recliner/rocker a few years ago.

Recently I brought home a...
09-18-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 423
Posted By Miele Man

An old steel wheel MTB with a 5-speed index...

An old steel wheel MTB with a 5-speed index shifter was left at my BinL's place. I'll check and see if the bike is still there. If it is I'll pul the 5-speed index shifter off it and send it to you....
09-14-20, 12:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By Miele Man

Tire life will vary greatly with road conditions,...

Tire life will vary greatly with road conditions, tire inflation, load, weather, and storage when not being used. Thus it's really impossible to tell someone how long a tire will last.

Cheers
09-14-20, 12:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 598
Posted By Miele Man

In Canada, a monetary tire boot would have o be...

In Canada, a monetary tire boot would have o be made with a $5.00 bill since we have coins for $1.00 and $2.00 amounts not bills.

Cheers
09-13-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 585
Posted By Miele Man

It looks to me as if the ear on t he seatstay...

It looks to me as if the ear on t he seatstay that the female part of binder fits into, is damaged. It's also possible that if the male part was tightened such that the shoulder of the male bolt...
09-13-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 585
Posted By Miele Man

When you tighten up the bolt look between the...

When you tighten up the bolt look between the ears to see if the ends of the female and male parts are touching. I've had the odd set that did and I just cut a it off the end of the female part.
...
09-13-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By Miele Man

Are the headset cups parallel to each other? The...

Are the headset cups parallel to each other? The top one looks to be a quite and angle.

Cheers
09-13-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 598
Posted By Miele Man

El Toro Poo Poo! I've used a tubular tire on...

El Toro Poo Poo!

I've used a tubular tire on a clincher rim a couple of times.Once was to get home from a long ride and another time it was to get the bike to a bike shop a number of miles away....
09-13-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 598
Posted By Miele Man

A 700C tubular tire can be used on a 700C rim in...

A 700C tubular tire can be used on a 700C rim in an emergency. However, there's a possibility that with long term use the clincher rim walls will chafe through the sides of the tubular tire.

Cheers
09-11-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By Miele Man

Looks like it could be a BETA. Cheers

Looks like it could be a BETA.

Cheers
09-11-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By Miele Man

That protrusion near the toe of the shoe may be...

That protrusion near the toe of the shoe may be hindering the shoe slipping onto the pedal.

Also, be VERY careful with toe-straps even loose with those shoes. That's because a toe-strap can get...
Forum: Touring
09-11-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,303
Posted By Miele Man

I get the plastic for my fender mud/water flaps,...

I get the plastic for my fender mud/water flaps, by getting something suitable from out of recycling bin.

Cheers
Forum: Commuting
09-11-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,847
Posted By Miele Man

I have the opposite problem when stopping after...

I have the opposite problem when stopping after riding in winter. I overheat if not carefully layered. When I stop at traffic lights, or elsewhere, I have to open my jacket to spill out the warm air...
09-11-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By Miele Man

What pedal are you wanting to use the shoes with?...

What pedal are you wanting to use the shoes with?

Cheers
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