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10-04-18, 12:06 PM
Replies: 82
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Posted By Issac

and probably the most important factor I do not...

and probably the most important factor I do not see here is that radial spoke partterns are really Only good in low spoke count 24h or less. Reason is radial spoke patterns have issues with low spoke...
10-04-18, 11:57 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 38,868
Posted By Issac

late answer but your a rare type that is very...

late answer but your a rare type that is very aware of feedback. Yes they handle different and steering and lateral loads can be detected. I can feel a radial wheel on the velodrome where we use some...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,751
Posted By Issac

Also

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Oh and the brakes and brake levers are the one upgrade I recommend on classics. Most the stuff was great- SunTour was really nice...but brakes Sucked back then. Check bottom bracket adj.,...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,751
Posted By Issac

Yes

its a smoking deal. Ever price sugino at crankset with proper bottom bracket? The superb levers, Cyclone collectible tear deer. If you want a premium level bicycle and a simple one to maintain, the...
04-23-18, 05:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,668
Posted By Issac

hey I have one of those!

hey I have one of those!
04-23-18, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,668
Posted By Issac

i always kinda liked the smooth feel of a non...

i always kinda liked the smooth feel of a non heavily sealed bottom bracket. The Dura Ace PD 6400 bottom bracket comes to mind as one of the finest. It never seemed to get contaminated unless really...
05-08-17, 12:33 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,288
Posted By Issac

Could you read mine? No you didn't. And my...

Could you read mine?
No you didn't.
And my questions?
You have built different rims 280gram to 700 gram and known the
Difference. I say this because if you build wheels today the rims are...
05-08-17, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 348,101
Posted By Issac

Wow

That's a Panasonic beauty and it's got that chromenwrap around huh? I Love them . Id buy it and shove the seat back and clean the thing , and a new bottom bracket I'd beg you to sell
05-08-17, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 348,101
Posted By Issac

Beautiful

Simply Gorgeous!
05-08-17, 10:41 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,288
Posted By Issac

[QUOTE=FBinNY;19567573]Reread my post 37 where I...

[QUOTE=FBinNY;19567573]Reread my post 37 where I try to explain that "STRONG" is a poor choice of words, and tease out three possible meanings; max load capacity, durability, and rigidity. You'll...
05-08-17, 01:21 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,288
Posted By Issac

Thicker Spokes do not increase breakage I say....

Thicker Spokes do not increase breakage I say. Where do you get that idea. The problem I have is that diameter is key. Is a 15 weaker than a 16? Is a 15/16/15 stronger? You say yes? Ok is a 15/17/15...
05-07-17, 07:50 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,288
Posted By Issac

Strength being how much yield till it loses...

Strength being how much yield till it loses original shape might not be the ideal term. Stiffness or stiffness at slight deformity because an egg is stiff but when it yields a little, it's all gone....
05-07-17, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,669
Posted By Issac

Why worry

This hearing design came out in the Late 80's if you can believe that. It's a little on the lower quality side I always felt but is very bomb proof.
I think your overthinking it.
The seals get too...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-17, 06:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,455
Posted By Issac

Thanks for the information on ball burnishing.

Thanks for the information on ball burnishing.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-17, 06:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,455
Posted By Issac

Good observation strange place to start failing....

Good observation strange place to start failing. I know this sounds stupid but are you sure it's a crack. Sometimes you can chase a crack to see how deep and get some clues. Do you use TRI bar...
04-29-17, 06:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,692
Posted By Issac

But it's ver easy to take two turns out at one...

But it's ver easy to take two turns out at one turn at a time - why leave it all twisted? And make sure to remove the freewheel . Ive found in most my five and six freewheels that I can take a fat...
04-24-17, 02:57 AM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 348,101
Posted By Issac

I agree with Miki and the labels of Miki small...

I agree with Miki and the labels of
Miki small and squarish even seem
similar. I saw a Performance brand bicycle by
Miki and same type font on decals.
Those are so cool with the forks and brake...
Replies: 26
Views: 4,790
Posted By Issac

Robby did you ever Get the Equipe of your...

Robby did you ever
Get the Equipe of your dreams? I remember some thing about you having one or being close. I've been very fortunate with them and they are amazingly light and some are better than...
04-22-17, 04:02 AM
Replies: 2,274
Views: 685,031
Posted By Issac

Nice looking Clubs

Re Khatfulls Fujis early in the posted- Hey I've been off the site for a long time due to life challenges but one of my favorite bicycles was my 85 Fuji Club and you appear to know what a great...
04-18-17, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 348,101
Posted By Issac

Miki does great work! I had a old Japan made KHS...

Miki does great work! I had a old Japan made KHS touring from 1983 ish and it was so clean. The tubing they used was Tange 5 if I remember correct. It advertised "parkerized" tubing treatment which...
04-18-17, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,080
Posted By Issac

Best Buy is also the best

Same as Barb and Old? Panaracer Pasela that $9 tire is the best tire in the world for 95% of how people use bicycles. It gets little drying cracks from use and people assume it's bad- not at all;...
04-18-17, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 348,101
Posted By Issac

That is the the Premium of all the bicycles here....

That is the the Premium of all the bicycles here. I was taken back when i saw yours 1979 Pro Tour with all the exposed chrome and the classy way you have it. My favorite in here. I had a nice 1984...
04-18-17, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 348,101
Posted By Issac

Reply

austin, one things for sure that is a high end model and those early 80s on Japanese were really the era I love. 85 being my all time favorite of models and components. I think Panasonic made the...
02-25-16, 02:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,231
Posted By Issac

better late then never, I'm pretty sure they are...

better late then never, I'm pretty sure they are Omas made. Omas was originally a high quality Italian Auto racing parts company. Campagnolo had them make the Titanium parts for the Super Record...
12-06-15, 02:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,394
Posted By Issac

njs

Well there is no NJS parts that are not the highest quality. You will not find a headset NJS that is 105 or Ofmega, etc. Point is, it actually is a n indication of quality. Its just that most the...
11-22-10, 10:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,866
Posted By Issac

Well its not the radial, but close. In fact the...

Well its not the radial, but close. In fact the tire is much like that in color and vintage. Chombi spotted the diagonal fibers which means its Bias, which means- regular tire. The radial from the...
06-14-10, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,056
Posted By Issac

Oh and I think its absolutly crazy what spokes...

Oh and I think its absolutly crazy what spokes are selling for now. I get vintage spokes on ebay and they work just fine and a fraction of the price.
06-14-10, 06:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,056
Posted By Issac

The Profil 18's were hot rims and not delicate....

The Profil 18's were hot rims and not delicate. They had a unique colored finish and were specialty indeed- Built quite a few of these rim at one time, and they were for 18-20mm tire width only....
06-13-10, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,056
Posted By Issac

Profil 20 is tubular right? Seemed like it was....

Profil 20 is tubular right? Seemed like it was. Pretty beefy tubular for the day, aero section, no eyelets. The profil 18 was the racer rims, the 20 stronger and deeper. I see no reason not too do...
06-12-10, 08:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,866
Posted By Issac

Maxxis's tire is not a radial as far as I am...

Maxxis's tire is not a radial as far as I am concerned, nor does the construction look anything like it. I talked to them kindly about this and they gave their claim and the excuse was that
a true...
06-11-10, 08:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,866
Posted By Issac

Sheldon Brown

also said, "I do own a pair of 559 Panaracer radials, 26 x 1.5. They seem to have unusually low rolling resistance, and unusually good power transmission. Unfortunately, they are also sorta wobbly...
06-10-10, 10:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,866
Posted By Issac

oh and you can shave your tires down....if your...

oh and you can shave your tires down....if your crazy, and then you can bring up the pressure, and a few other tweaks...and its not so much like a touring soft tire.
06-10-10, 10:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,866
Posted By Issac

restore

Ok so you can often bring a rough looking tire back from the dead if you scrub it with a mild soap, then hit it with white vinegar and rub it in well. Then get some Liquid Latex Preservative (Tire...
06-07-10, 02:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,866
Posted By Issac

radials continued

Wow its nice to see anyone is interested! So the problem is entering automobile thinking at all to the tire. if the benefits of the radial contruction are exploited, yet the lateral flex reduced,...
06-01-10, 01:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,866
Posted By Issac

Miyata Radials

My favorite tire! Yep you are one of the few who ask or cares. Its revolutionary in tire design and on a wonderful bicycle of course.
The last one I saw made was 1988. they are nearly impossible to...
03-24-09, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 348,101
Posted By Issac

oh and thanks Robbytunes. I think I have seen you...

oh and thanks Robbytunes. I think I have seen you on ebay?
03-24-09, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 348,101
Posted By Issac

Just wanted to say I was/am thankful for the...

Just wanted to say I was/am thankful for the Centurion folks because I learned much about the value of these great bicycles thru bikeforums. next stop...ProTour in a midget size. And special thanks...
03-23-09, 12:33 AM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 348,101
Posted By Issac

Centurion/Cinelli

Sorry this is not a Reply to the person before me. Just an owner putting his Centurion on the Database...

Hi I am new and A. Winthrop pressured me into getting on here. Glad to be here, as I love...
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