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08-11-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By Classtime

I usually fill the races up and take one out....

I usually fill the races up and take one out. Often, I don't have enough because some escaped. I can often use the ones in a "left over parts bowl" that were found on the floor -- having escaped from...
08-10-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By Classtime

Nice one. I only count 7 cogs. Maybe you want to...

Nice one. I only count 7 cogs. Maybe you want to keep it🙂
08-09-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,327
Posted By Classtime

A beauty. I thought the 75 was a track crank?!

A beauty. I thought the 75 was a track crank?!
08-09-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 107,479
Posted By Classtime

For me, a tubular experience is a good experience...

For me, a tubular experience is a good experience by definition. Those high thread count Ritchey tires linked above are tempting at $16.32 each. I got snake bit on Wednesday riding on 23mm GP4000s at...
08-09-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 107,479
Posted By Classtime

I have 20mm clincher Michelins on my Centurion...

I have 20mm clincher Michelins on my Centurion Turbo. They were on my Sachs for a while and before that, I did a century on my Iron Man with them. They look really cool. They were given to me and I...
Forum: Commuting
08-09-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,109
Posted By Classtime

Every once in a while someone has to point out...

Every once in a while someone has to point out that electrically powered two wheeled vehicles are not bicycles. Bicycles are powered by pedaling and/or gravity. Bicycles powered by motors of any kind...
08-09-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Classtime

Good prices on good shoes. I wish they were 46...

Good prices on good shoes. I wish they were 46 megas. The black ones need heels but I just got new ones for mine at 7 bucks or so.
08-08-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By Classtime

This works for me. I have fashion cleats since I...

This works for me. I have fashion cleats since I have no exposed rafters.
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08-05-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 60,547
Posted By Classtime

Maybe because this is the latest one that I have...

Maybe because this is the latest one that I have seen, but this is the nicest one. Perhaps I should look for a Carbon Bike.
08-03-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,603
Posted By Classtime

You're right honey. I'll sell all of them. Except...

You're right honey. I'll sell all of them. Except my made for me Sachs and my Medici.
07-31-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 51,783
Views: 6,856,743
Posted By Classtime

1986 Schwinn Tempo $100

A rare blue one. My size. Bad timing. I miss my 88.
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07-31-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 790
Posted By Classtime

Gorgeous! I wouldn't change anything. The hubs...

Gorgeous! I wouldn't change anything. The hubs seem out of place. Surprising how you can get accustomed to the narrow bars but if your other bikes all have wider bars, it makes sense.
07-30-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 107,479
Posted By Classtime

Install with the glue wet is fine but can be...

Install with the glue wet is fine but can be messy with tight tires. Your fine. CX tires? For CX racing? Low pressure? Generally, that requires multiple layers of glue. So if that is the case, and...
07-29-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 801
Posted By Classtime

That Serotta is a beaut but if I didn't spend my...

That Serotta is a beaut but if I didn't spend my birthday money on new shoes, I'd driving down to grab that Allez.
07-29-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,906
Posted By Classtime

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Too bad. I'd like an 84 Turbo one inch smaller than my 24" but I'm in Los...
07-28-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 272
Posted By Classtime

Deore M730 Crankset with UN54

46-36-24. 170mm with smooth bottom bracket. The plastic cup is cracked but it wasnít a problem. $60 PayPal shipped. ...
07-28-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,488
Posted By Classtime

Nice! That looks like a lot of bike. Have fun....

Nice! That looks like a lot of bike. Have fun. Maybe the wheel is salvageable?
07-26-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By Classtime

Well yes I would like a picture of your other...

Well yes I would like a picture of your other frame. And the center to top measure of seat tube.
07-26-19, 08:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 517
Posted By Classtime

Enough. Competition after Competition thread and...

Enough. Competition after Competition thread and every one is awesome. This makes it tough to stay with a stable of n.
07-26-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 503
Posted By Classtime

That Miyata is really nice and pretty well ...

That Miyata is really nice and pretty well
preserved. Before you go about replacing anything related to the brakes, I would read up on setting up cantilever brakes. Enjoy that endeavor. If the...
07-25-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7,171
Views: 618,323
Posted By Classtime

Magenta Touch Up

Neither one of these or any combination will match our MVs. What works for you?
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07-25-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,488
Posted By Classtime

My MTB is a full rigid. The 2.3 tires on it are...

My MTB is a full rigid. The 2.3 tires on it are plenty of cushion for the rides you mentioned and that keeps it simple.
07-24-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 886
Posted By Classtime

Fun. You have a great space and training to take...

Fun. You have a great space and training to take advantage of it. Also digging the Lemond. I've been missing my MJ lately. None of your camera angles are showing the Bud Kegerator?!
07-24-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7,171
Views: 618,323
Posted By Classtime

Markwesti@ I mostly ride Palos Verdes. Perhaps I...

Markwesti@ I mostly ride Palos Verdes. Perhaps I saw you on that Comp TA a few weeks ago up by the college? At The Domes recently, I met a guy on a smallish Red Classic. He acted a tad embarrassed to...
07-24-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By Classtime

Keep,the wheel set you have now and get a new...

Keep,the wheel set you have now and get a new wheel set. Only 2 posts so you are not looney yet. Your "new" set should be 32 hole set of Campy Record hubs with skewers and put some Mavic Open Pros on...
07-24-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,940
Posted By Classtime

I'd like to see pictures of the tube after the...

I'd like to see pictures of the tube after the valve is replaced. Sounds like my kind of repair/reuse. I patch until the the valve stem gives up which seems to be 5 or 6 patches.
07-24-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,425
Posted By Classtime

Most any bike can handle gravel just fine. If you...

Most any bike can handle gravel just fine. If you want fat tires for a more plush ride and you won't be carrying the bike much, then get a vintage MTB. If you like how your Miyata handles, then I...
07-23-19, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7,171
Views: 618,323
Posted By Classtime

Yikes. Stem looks to be at the limit and maybe...

Yikes. Stem looks to be at the limit and maybe the seat post beyond the limit!
07-23-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,728
Posted By Classtime

For 25 miles or less, water is fine and cleaning...

For 25 miles or less, water is fine and cleaning the bottle after a ride is easy. Harder, faster, longer rides require carb/calorie solution. I will eat also but I am convinced that the regular...
07-22-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,816
Posted By Classtime

Jskita@ ,You want to get better. You want to get...

Jskita@ ,You want to get better. You want to get stronger. And you want to go longer. Equipment choices make a difference. I have no idea what the physiological analysis would suggest but riding...
07-21-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7,171
Views: 618,323
Posted By Classtime

00 steel wool to remove the oxidation and then...

00 steel wool to remove the oxidation and then some #7 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=7) polishing compound. I don't think that I have waxed them.
07-21-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,534
Posted By Classtime

spd on my commuter and MTB. Easy in and out in...

spd on my commuter and MTB. Easy in and out in traffic and technical sections. Other bikes get the SPD-SL. Shimano pedals are pretty awesome and they are everywhere.
07-20-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7,171
Views: 618,323
Posted By Classtime

My daughter and her boyfriend are visiting and...

My daughter and her boyfriend are visiting and he needed a bike for a. Triathlon in Long Beach. A couple tweaks and my MV fit him. He said that he passed many ugly bikes and got lots of "NiceBike"s....
07-20-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 999
Posted By Classtime

Welcome to the club Speedy. I recommend your...

Welcome to the club Speedy. I recommend your first step is to take your bike to the co-op and see if they can set you up with the missing parts. It will be satisfying to get it running. However, the...
07-19-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 28,371
Posted By Classtime

In my experience and locale, legality is...

In my experience and locale, legality is irrelevant. Motor bikes (electric and gas) with pedals are used on bike paths and in bike lanes and when I cornered a couple of law enforcement officers about...
07-17-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,116
Posted By Classtime

My daughter recently got a new Raleigh which is...

My daughter recently got a new Raleigh which is well put together so of the bikes mentioned, that would be my choice.
07-17-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7,171
Views: 618,323
Posted By Classtime

If you want wide tires, the IM can maybe squeeze...

If you want wide tires, the IM can maybe squeeze in some 28s. Donít know about the RS. If you donít get the IM, you will wish you did.
07-17-19, 05:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Classtime

Nice one! I was going to take my daughter over...

Nice one! I was going to take my daughter over there to see if that bike fit her, what campy group was on it?
07-15-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By Classtime

Where there was the rubber o-ring thingy was is a...

Where there was the rubber o-ring thingy was is a nut. It will turn to adjust the tension. It may be a good idea to remove the wheel, pinch the brake closed with your hand, and wrestle the nut loose....
07-15-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 813
Posted By Classtime

1.Jeff. H. (El Jeffe in2019) 2.Doing both the...

1.Jeff. H. (El Jeffe in2019)
2.Doing both the Nova and Heroic rides.
3.Driving up on Thursday night and leaving sometime after Monday morning. (Maybe the PNW gang will be riding north and Iíll tag...
07-15-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,675
Posted By Classtime

What do you mean by big chunky tires.? 2.3...

What do you mean by big chunky tires.? 2.3 Continental Trail Kongís fit on my Univega Alpina Team.

My favorite MTBs would be anything with Deer ahead, XT or Suntour XC with original rigid forks.
07-14-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 900
Posted By Classtime

Iíd get the genetic engineering option on my time...

Iíd get the genetic engineering option on my time machine and go back to race it in 1957 without support vehicles. I want a good excuse to wear a tire over my shoulders.
07-14-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 28,371
Posted By Classtime

What bike and color kit does your son ride? I...

What bike and color kit does your son ride? I like to stay out of clueless rider's paths. And I have never seen a 300 pound person clueless or clued that could pedal 20 mph on a hybrid.

Threads...
07-12-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,531
Posted By Classtime

My niece just started riding on her Craig's list...

My niece just started riding on her Craig's list bike. She just has good rides to the farmers market and other good rides with her kids. She lowered her BP by eating a whole food plant based diet. I...
07-12-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 847
Posted By Classtime

If there is play on the drive side crank, there...

If there is play on the drive side crank, there is play on the nds also. There is no adjusting done on the ds. If you tighten the fixed cup sufficiently, it won't loosen. In my experience, that goes...
07-11-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,965
Posted By Classtime

Still looking for a picture of your 2200. And...

Still looking for a picture of your 2200. And then I'll look for a picture of your new 2200 that you find on CL or EBay.
07-11-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,067
Posted By Classtime

sometimes, a brooks needs to look like this to...

sometimes, a brooks needs to look like this to keep you from sliding forward and consequently putting to much weight on your hands. And, maybe I'm kidding when I say, "You never should have put that...
07-08-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By Classtime

The old red glue? I take a small screwdriver and...

The old red glue? I take a small screwdriver and chip
It off.
07-07-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,781
Posted By Classtime

If you have time, buy tools. Tools are much...

If you have time, buy tools. Tools are much cooler than labor costs. If you don't have time, use the LBS. And if I don't have time to wrench, I do have another bike to ride.
07-07-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,906
Posted By Classtime

Headtube decal differs from mine. ...

Headtube decal differs from mine.
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