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04-11-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By bark_eater

A Technomic on a 23" frame is just a touch to...

A Technomic on a 23" frame is just a touch to long for me . I've pondered cutting an inch off..
04-09-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By bark_eater

The Maharaja of Cooch Parwani certainly sounds...

The Maharaja of Cooch Parwani certainly sounds cool.....
Forum: Touring
04-09-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,512
Posted By bark_eater

Just as historical perspective, I have driven...

Just as historical perspective, I have driven across the country about 10 times. Mostly in the 90's and never once paid for a hotel or campsite. I've been rousted by the cop's only once, in Arkansas,...
04-08-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,053
Posted By bark_eater

The other question I would add, is how did you...

The other question I would add, is how did you track the package as it was in transit? When I check the tracking of a package from Ebay, Googling the tracking number ebay provides pushes you into...
04-07-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By bark_eater

If your still looking for parts I can get...

If your still looking for parts I can get pictures tomorrow, if they haven't been crushed.
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By bark_eater

Are folding bikes worth messing around with?

A couple of folding bikes showed up at the scrap yard. I didn't have a phone/camera with me, and the branding name was apparently unmemorable. Cious?? or some such, but basically the same as all the...
04-06-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By bark_eater

Avocet cartridge bearing hub axle and what freewheel is this?

I fished this busted up wheel out of the scrap yard pile. Its an Avocet and the axle is sheared off. Any chance of finding a replacement?

The 6 speed freewheel spins nicely but some of the cogs...
04-04-21, 05:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 636
Posted By bark_eater

Just to for trivia points, there are 90's era...

Just to for trivia points, there are 90's era Araya rims that start off concave. Before I got comfortable working on my own wheels, I took a set in to replace a spoke and true the set up. The guy...
04-03-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 166,529
Posted By bark_eater

https://youtu.be/9q-UHJXQxXk

https://youtu.be/9q-UHJXQxXk
04-03-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By bark_eater

Absolute thread drift here, with disk brake...

Absolute thread drift here, with disk brake content. When I went looking for a picture of this fork, which apparently is a 29" fork, I found the geometry charts on the OS website and a random forum...
04-02-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By bark_eater

I couldn't find a picture of the Of Spirit fork...

I couldn't find a picture of the Of Spirit fork any where. The Of Spirit page had a price but no pictures that I could find.

P.S. I found this: ...
04-01-21, 04:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,127
Posted By bark_eater

Plenty of good recipes here. I'm a fan of heat...

Plenty of good recipes here. I'm a fan of heat cycles and spraying on pb blaster while everything's hot. That seems to help the monkey piss penetrate. If you want to do some thing dramatic with...
03-31-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By bark_eater

Trek Imron paint codes?

Is there any way to get the Imron color codes to match old Trek paint? In particular I'm after the sparkly blue on an 86 400T Elance and a the metalic maroon on a caliper brake 728. Thanks.
03-30-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,337
Posted By bark_eater

SOUND TRACK

SOUND TRACK
03-29-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By bark_eater

I'll have to get the fenders off and swap the...

I'll have to get the fenders off and swap the GP-4000 back and forth to see what the tolerances realy are I'm running 28mm actual tires under fenders right now, but its tight. 30.5mm should fit but...
03-28-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,649
Posted By bark_eater

Well... I've got a scoped Red Ryder and a pie...

Well... I've got a scoped Red Ryder and a pie plate gong about 35 yards out for when dinking around with bikes isn't zen enough....
03-28-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By bark_eater

Any idea of the actual size of 28mm 4 seasons? ...

Any idea of the actual size of 28mm 4 seasons? The GP 4000s end up at 30mm on my rims. I'm after that extra 2mm of cush.
03-28-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By bark_eater

Conti GP 4000 on front. Tougher tire on rear?

I have an orphan 28mm Continental GP 4000 that didn't fit under the fenders of my bike. I was thinking of pulling the fenders this summer and putting this on the front. It looks like the GP 4000 has...
03-27-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,309
Posted By bark_eater

I met my match hanging a Big Dummy.....

I met my match hanging a Big Dummy.....
03-27-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By bark_eater

Luckily for me I was out riding with my son when...

Luckily for me I was out riding with my son when this was posted.... Win Win.
03-27-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,370
Posted By bark_eater

Mine's been filled away in the "archive" and off...

Mine's been filled away in the "archive" and off the project list. I'd be interested to hear about how it rides for you.
03-27-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,309
Posted By bark_eater

Yea.. Looks like there's a bit of workaround...

Yea.. Looks like there's a bit of workaround engineering going on. With the swept back bars and wrappy wrappy grips, an unscheduled deceleration could jam your hands up on shifters mounted for...
03-26-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,309
Posted By bark_eater

Caught on film: ...

Caught on film:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFM2o5Hl584&ab_channel=crustbikes
03-26-21, 04:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 681
Posted By bark_eater

I had a couple packages stop at a location for...

I had a couple packages stop at a location for extended times. A little googling showed that there a number of Post Office processing facilities that still haven't dug out of the holiday crisis.
03-25-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 681
Posted By bark_eater

That's the other Warp Speed that requires waiting.

That's the other Warp Speed that requires waiting.
03-25-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 681
Posted By bark_eater

Made 2 orders from the same mid west ebay vendor...

Made 2 orders from the same mid west ebay vendor 5 days apart. First order stopped at a local distribution center. . Apparently the black hole of Oak Creek WI. is full so my second package managed to...
03-24-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,496
Posted By bark_eater

Those PDW fenders look to be flat on the top. I...

Those PDW fenders look to be flat on the top. I think the lack of depth and "wrap" is going to make them visually undersized even if they have the same width as a set of traditional fenders.
03-23-21, 04:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 524
Posted By bark_eater

Looks like the head has been modified for...

Looks like the head has been modified for "Nibling" I'll go with spoke trimmer.
03-22-21, 04:59 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,670
Posted By bark_eater

Convert an early 70's Raleigh to a 'Breakaway"...

Convert an early 70's Raleigh to a 'Breakaway" and all will be forgiven...
03-21-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By bark_eater

Chain length difference between 11-28T and 13-30t cassettes?

I just changed the chain on a bike with a 11-28T cassette and I was thinking about trying a 13-30T cassette. I'm assuming that I would add 2 links to the chain to keep the same relative derailleur...
03-21-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 884
Posted By bark_eater

I'm wondering how many bikes are going to be back...

I'm wondering how many bikes are going to be back on the market after the plague? I'm gathering a lot of bikes came down from the rafters and got "serviced" at bike shops. When folks can go back to...
03-21-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By bark_eater

IRD makes a braze on FD for compact cranks. The...

IRD makes a braze on FD for compact cranks. The might be able to give you the critical dimensions to confirm before ordering.
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03-18-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 427
Posted By bark_eater

All I can add is that I'm putting together a bike...

All I can add is that I'm putting together a bike with a 1" threadless a fork, and am planning on replicating the proportions of a classic 7 stem. I will probably have a little more spacer stack than...
03-18-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 433
Posted By bark_eater

I'm just parroting info I've read here, but I...

I'm just parroting info I've read here, but I believe that the cups on some Campagnolo hubs are replaceable. Its there a chance a hub cup is installed incorrectly?
03-16-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By bark_eater

I've got five bikes that get regular use, and all...

I've got five bikes that get regular use, and all where rebuilt with new chainrings and cassettes or freewheels. So with everything started off with a fresh chain and the mileage spread around and I...
03-16-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,777
Posted By bark_eater

I wonder if you could coat them with Vaseline as...

I wonder if you could coat them with Vaseline as a "mask""?
03-16-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By bark_eater

Kicking a .5% worn chain down the road?

After an internal struggle of biblical proportions, I changed the chain on my primary ride when it hit .5% wear. Now I've got this nice looking worn out chain. Would it be a terrible thing to put...
03-14-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 846
Posted By bark_eater

The SR crank had a bunch of cracked bolt holes,...

The SR crank had a bunch of cracked bolt holes, so I'm still looking. I think Shimano STX used 110 mm bottom brackets verses 107 on the LX, so that gives another 1.5 mm advantage on the chain line.
03-12-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By bark_eater

D A D auto shift hub?

Any one know about these? I found a rear wheel at the scrap yard with a aluminum ring stamped "D A D" behind the 6 speed freewheel that was attached with caming levers to 4 weights on the spokes....
03-11-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,057
Posted By bark_eater

Dibs on cyclone fd.

Dibs on cyclone fd.
03-10-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,361
Posted By bark_eater

From the reviews, I don't thing I'll invest the...

From the reviews, I don't thing I'll invest the time to watch the video. I've seen this conversion documented a bunch of times. The last youtube video I watched was a disk conversion of a chrome moly...
03-10-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 823
Posted By bark_eater

That looks fussy. I would be tempted to try West...

That looks fussy. I would be tempted to try West System G Flex Epoxy here. If you are careful with the prep you could leave the paint ridges in place and get a pretty much invisible repair. I would...
03-08-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By bark_eater

I'd guess its a 1994. Specs are here: ...

I'd guess its a 1994.

Specs are here:

Bridgestone Frame Geometry | yojimg.net (http://yojimg.net/bike/equipment/bridgestone_geo.php)
03-08-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,628
Posted By bark_eater

I did a bit of research on these bikes and didn't...

I did a bit of research on these bikes and didn't come across any reports of fork "problems" A couple folks have replaced the forks, and I have kept an eye out for a fork with more rake to try on...
03-07-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By bark_eater

Thank you Gentlemen, I have a set of the Tektro...

Thank you Gentlemen, I have a set of the Tektro aero levers, that I was going to use before I ended up with Nitto b135 bars. I'll keep my eyes open for a set of the non aero SLR levers, which...
03-06-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By bark_eater

I might have a set of campy levers, but I'm kind...

I might have a set of campy levers, but I'm kind of saving those as part of a cobbled groupset. How are Mafac levers? I also have a set of first generation shimano 600 levers.
03-06-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By bark_eater

Are there any traditional levers that are...

Are there any traditional levers that are particularly good? I've got a bunch of options.
03-06-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By bark_eater

I do the aluminum foil rub on oxidized spokes....

I do the aluminum foil rub on oxidized spokes. If theres actual rust, I'll use Bar Keepers Friend (oxalic acid) with the foil. Probably not necessary but afterwards I neutralize the acid with...
03-06-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By bark_eater

Aero or traditional levers with Tektro 559s?

For a 650b conversion, what levers would give the best braking with a set of Tektro 559s? I like the look of traditional levers with looped over the bars housings, but want to use whatever will give...
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