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08-15-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By CliffordK

OP had mentioned tubing sizes and drill sizes,...

OP had mentioned tubing sizes and drill sizes, with the idea of potentially using a larger tube if he does get it replaced.

1" headtube, of course, is larger than 1"

And 1 1/8" is also larger...
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 555
Posted By CliffordK

I don't pay a lot of attention to Amazon reviews....

I don't pay a lot of attention to Amazon reviews. Although other reviews are popping up a bit.

I do think there is a tendency in human nature to post about bad stuff more than good stuff. But,...
08-15-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By CliffordK

Ahhh... but there have also been studies that...

Ahhh... but there have also been studies that one's performance may literally be tied to what is in one's gut.
...
08-15-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By CliffordK

I'm with TrojanHorse. Look at the "Gravel...

I'm with TrojanHorse.

Look at the "Gravel Bikes", "Cyclocross Bikes", "Anyroad" bikes.

I do take my road bike on short segments of gravel (driveways, pea gravel, etc), but I don't always like...
08-15-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By CliffordK

appar1tion's Albums/Galery: ...

appar1tion's Albums/Galery:
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/504230
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/14856010
...
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,769
Posted By CliffordK

Not all organisms are pathogenic. Botulism...

Not all organisms are pathogenic.

Botulism is unique in that it may be pathogenic to infants, but in its natural state, it is not pathogenic to adults. It is only pathogenic if one allows the...
08-15-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 926
Posted By CliffordK

I'm not real great with exact dates. But.... ...

I'm not real great with exact dates. But....

1968/1969 Colnago Super introduced. They had clover cutouts, but fewer clovers in the lettering. Letters over background paint.

Early 70's. ...
08-15-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 926
Posted By CliffordK

As far as decals, I prefer the individual letters...

As far as decals, I prefer the individual letters over the background paint, rather than letters over a white background.

My guess is the bike was repainted and got the carbon decals when it was 5...
08-15-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 926
Posted By CliffordK

Unfortunately I no longer have a 1980's fanny.

Unfortunately I no longer have a 1980's fanny.
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,769
Posted By CliffordK

Yeah... My family went on a camping trip...

Yeah...

My family went on a camping trip years ago.

Mom got deathly ill from Giardia, and I believe ended up in the hospital.

My brother, myself, and my father didn't. And we likely drank...
Forum: Touring
08-15-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 599
Posted By CliffordK

Oh, man... you're making me feel a bit dated. ...

Oh, man... you're making me feel a bit dated. :50:

When I was in Italy in 1982, I snagged my Colnago Super, and it wasn't that obsolete at the time. I think I only rode it on day trips with a...
08-15-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 926
Posted By CliffordK

Small wrenches snag the bolts on top of the...

Small wrenches snag the bolts on top of the seatpost.

Saddles with cutouts are much easier to deal with using a ratchet wrench.

I've never recovered a saddle, and am happy enough with slowly...
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,159
Posted By CliffordK

My brother is winding down on a bitter divorce...

My brother is winding down on a bitter divorce battle (hopefully).

The real winners will be the lawyers. Although, I'm not sure the ex's lawyers will have the legal rights to mortgage the house. ...
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,159
Posted By CliffordK

So the people have some catching up to do to get...

So the people have some catching up to do to get to the US Government's credit card debt. Time to cut up the government credit cards?

$22 Trillion

Add State and Local goverment debt...
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 04:41 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,769
Posted By CliffordK

Malaria? Not a huge risk in the USA. It is...

Malaria?

Not a huge risk in the USA. It is one disease with no animal reservoir, and only a human reservoir. It is transmitted from human to human by mosquitoes, not drinking water.

While US...
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 04:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,769
Posted By CliffordK

The well water has been tested in the past. ...

The well water has been tested in the past.

I do have an ion exchange system for it, which essentially exchanges sodium ions for the Calcium and other minerals. But, I wonder if the calcium is...
08-15-19, 01:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 926
Posted By CliffordK

Thanks for the additional photos. I don't...

Thanks for the additional photos.

I don't remember ever seeing front and rear reflectors mounted to the center pivot bolt of Campagnolo brake calipers.

Right, early Nuovo/Super record brakes...
08-14-19, 11:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,246
Posted By CliffordK

Oddly, I'm having troubles clicking on my Goat...

Oddly, I'm having troubles clicking on my Goat Head to enlarge.

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/picture/13303648
...
08-14-19, 11:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,246
Posted By CliffordK

Odd, something is different about your albums...

Odd, something is different about your albums than mine. :(

Start with my "Gallery:"
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/392454

Select an Album
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/13031659
...
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,769
Posted By CliffordK

Actually, my well (which I need to fix the pump)...

Actually, my well (which I need to fix the pump) has much more calcium in it than the spring water.

I'm not sure about other minerals, but I'd call the well water "hard water", and the spring...
08-14-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,375
Posted By CliffordK

How old are you looking? This is my hybrid to...

How old are you looking? This is my hybrid to drop conversion. Frame dates to about 2000. 520 steel.

https://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=606547
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,769
Posted By CliffordK

I've been using pure spring water as drinking...

I've been using pure spring water as drinking water for a couple of years now.

It tastes CLEAN, but I know I get a few floaties in it (above ground collection). My spring gets a bit low on flow...
08-14-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By CliffordK

1 1/8" would be more commonly supported for...

1 1/8" would be more commonly supported for replacement forks.

1" means the old fork will work.

One can purchase 1 1/8" to 1" headset adapters to allow fitting the old fork and headset into the...
08-14-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By CliffordK

Photos? I presume the crack extends up to...

Photos?

I presume the crack extends up to the headset. And, you won't have much room for your patch behind the headset.

Your overall thickness below the headset will be limited. 1/16"?

I...
08-14-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By CliffordK

As far as the space you're seeing behind the...

As far as the space you're seeing behind the cassette, note from the photos above, the groves on the freehub extend about 1/8" beyond the stops for the cassette, thus the space you're seeing.


...
08-14-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By CliffordK

I've carried 2x4's in the air somewhat like that,...

I've carried 2x4's in the air somewhat like that, but I try to get most of the big stuff generally lower.

Your weight, of course, holds the trailer tongue, whether it is positive or negative...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By CliffordK

I've got enough bikes... and each one is a little...

I've got enough bikes... and each one is a little different. :)

One gets used to it quickly. :)

So, did you get downtube shifters? :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 30,457
Posted By CliffordK

How many cups of coffee does Dutch Brothers sell...

How many cups of coffee does Dutch Brothers sell to walk-up customers?

Of course, it may be something that they should make sure the car drivers get their morning coffee QUICKLY!!!! (other than...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 30,457
Posted By CliffordK

It isn't clear from the article how the man...

It isn't clear from the article how the man became stuck and seriously injured. Ordinary car crash & crumpling?

That does bring up an issue of distracted driving with respect to money.
...
Replies: 21
Views: 673
Posted By CliffordK

E-Bay is almost always pay before shipment. ...

E-Bay is almost always pay before shipment.

Craigslist is usually pay at pickup, and many sellers simply ignore out of town buyers. Those that do ship usually expect payment in advance.

Even...
08-14-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,246
Posted By CliffordK

Try uploading 2 or 3 photos. I think I deleted...

Try uploading 2 or 3 photos. I think I deleted two.
08-14-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,246
Posted By CliffordK

If you click on the Insert Image...

If you click on the Insert Image https://www.bikeforums.net/images/editor/insertimage.gif icon, it creates the "My Post Pictures" album and puts your photo there.

That hasn't worked for me for...
Replies: 21
Views: 673
Posted By CliffordK

Hmmm... That is the kind of bike one might...

Hmmm... That is the kind of bike one might expect a good deal on. Battered, abused, and dirty, with quite a few mismatched parts. Although much of the dirt on that bike looks fresh (with old grime...
08-14-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,246
Posted By CliffordK

Creating albums shouldn't be a problem with...

Creating albums shouldn't be a problem with "free". I can create albums as long as I have 99 or fewer photos.

I think I've observed some newbies with < 10 posts also creating albums.

My...
08-14-19, 12:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,583
Posted By CliffordK

I drove down to California a few weeks ago... ...

I drove down to California a few weeks ago... Whew... Gas prices JUMPED.

Then I drove to the Midwest... and gas prices plummeted.


I can't say much about Irvine. But, for Eugene (or...
08-13-19, 11:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,246
Posted By CliffordK

Odd, I deleted the upload limit photo above from...

Odd, I deleted the upload limit photo above from my album, but it still seem to show up here... for how long?

madpogue, can I suggest an experiment.

You have ONE photo under Lotus. Can you...
08-13-19, 11:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,246
Posted By CliffordK

Ok, with the new album I just created, I have: ...

Ok, with the new album I just created, I have:
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/392454

11 albums (10 albums earlier when I first got the error):

1 photo: Misc2
2 photos: Four Wheels
1...
08-13-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,246
Posted By CliffordK

My cell phone shoots at 16 megapixels with 10x...

My cell phone shoots at 16 megapixels with 10x optical zoom.

I routinely crop and shrink before uploading. The target is 100 to 200 KB or so. The old restriction of 100 KB was a bit rough.

...
08-13-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,579
Posted By CliffordK

If you have used tires, ride them till they're...

If you have used tires, ride them till they're dead.

If you're buying new, and clearance isn't a huge issue, buy 700x25.
08-13-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 926
Posted By CliffordK

During this era, all the pantograph Colnago were...

During this era, all the pantograph Colnago were over another brand, generally Campagnolo.

Campagnolo cranksets were marked "Strada", and were Record/Nuovo Record/Super Record. With the Super...
08-13-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 926
Posted By CliffordK

Interesting bike. Nice decal work. Rust is...

Interesting bike.

Nice decal work. Rust is visible under the decals in a few spots. And, I think a seam along the bottom of the downtube. Probably other tubes too.

Seatpost is Campagnolo...
08-13-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By CliffordK

I usually choose a couple of target items that I...

I usually choose a couple of target items that I need, then hunt for them on the internet at reasonable prices. Then usually add a couple of additional items to the order.
08-13-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,456
Posted By CliffordK

If the spokes and nipples are good, and it is...

If the spokes and nipples are good, and it is just rim wear, one may be able to simply swap rims, assuming one finds one with the same dimensions.

Of course, building a wheel is a fiddly job...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By CliffordK

Interesting. The rack they show in the clip...

Interesting.

The rack they show in the clip has auxiliary taillights.

Tarps like to flop in the wind, and I'd worry about damage to the bike. I don't know if the "sock" is immune to the...
08-13-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By CliffordK

I've volunteered ride support for Cycle Oregon. ...

I've volunteered ride support for Cycle Oregon.

I think it finishes on the 14th, but I'll need a few days to unwind.
08-13-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,384
Posted By CliffordK

I'm hoping all the time on the bike will...

I'm hoping all the time on the bike will eventually pay dividends for a long healthy life.

:giver:
:commute:
:backpedal:
:50:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 02:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By CliffordK

I bought two bicycles in Italy during extended...

I bought two bicycles in Italy during extended trips there (30+ years ago). The first one came back whole. I brought the second one back in pieces over 2 trips.

I rented some cruisers in Egypt...
08-13-19, 01:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By CliffordK

I've used a variety of Shimano freehubs. As...

I've used a variety of Shimano freehubs.

As far as I can tell, the bearing races are good in all of their freehubs.

I haven't had any issues with the freehub internals.

Pretty much any...
08-12-19, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By CliffordK

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Introductions
08-12-19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By CliffordK

That sounds like mighty low gearing. But, why...

That sounds like mighty low gearing. But, why don't you post your question under either:

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics

or

https://www.bikeforums.net/bmx/

There is no...
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