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04-10-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By mountaindave

Wow - it even has a dynamo front hub! That would...

Wow - it even has a dynamo front hub! That would be a stunning townie. A front basket and Bobís your uncle. If I didnít already have a Peugeot, Schwinn and Ross step through in the stable. It will...
04-04-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3,439
Views: 796,971
Posted By mountaindave

Brilliant triangulation!

Brilliant triangulation!
03-24-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 393
Posted By mountaindave

No worries. If you're nerdy enough to identify...

No worries. If you're nerdy enough to identify with my thread, I completely understand. :thumb:
03-23-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 393
Posted By mountaindave

This is how much I geek out: ...

This is how much I geek out:
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I use gain ratios...
03-22-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 393
Posted By mountaindave

Custom half-step freewheel

Prepare for an extreme bike nerd-out:

Thanks to smontanaro, the Bay, and Sutherland's handbook, I was able to combine two freewheels into one. (Actually it took three, but it should have only...
03-22-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,196
Posted By mountaindave

I think the red is a very nice contrast and goes...

I think the red is a very nice contrast and goes well with the saddle and tape. And your fender lines are correct. You pass inspection. :thumb:
03-17-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By mountaindave

Yes, the BS-50 could do 7s natively or 6s with a...

Yes, the BS-50 could do 7s natively or 6s with a plastic C-clip like thing that fit into the track of the cable. If it was running a standard 6s FW, it may have the plastic clip in there (unless it...
03-17-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 881
Posted By mountaindave

Mathematically that works out to n+0 and doesn't...

Mathematically that works out to n+0 and doesn't compute...
03-14-21, 10:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,225
Posted By mountaindave

Holy bananas, Batman, what is that paint job???...

Holy bananas, Batman, what is that paint job??? It looks like that bike is made of ivory with blood dripping from the joints as lugs!! Iím suddenly deep in lust!!
03-11-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 45,806
Posted By mountaindave

About the time this thread was revived the second...

About the time this thread was revived the second time, I got a Eurotour delivered to my house for $25. Itís been a fantastic town bike. Iíve since put many times that into an alloy 700c wheel set,...
03-11-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,196
Posted By mountaindave

I know how you feel. Iím 6í1Ē and all legs with a...

I know how you feel. Iím 6í1Ē and all legs with a short torso.
03-11-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,196
Posted By mountaindave

You must one one tall dude to make that bike look...

You must one one tall dude to make that bike look proportionately normal!
03-11-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,196
Posted By mountaindave

At some point, we need to see you on the bike....

At some point, we need to see you on the bike. :thumb:
03-11-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By mountaindave

I know we canít always live without cars, but oh...

I know we canít always live without cars, but oh the irony for a C/Ver to have to pass on a bike in favor of a car. :cry:
03-07-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By mountaindave

Indeed. Worst case scenario I shorten the chain...

Indeed. Worst case scenario I shorten the chain and turn it into a true single speed.

Love the triple pulley!
03-07-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,636
Posted By mountaindave

What a great story! Itís always sad when a fellow...

What a great story! Itís always sad when a fellow cyclist passes. But hopefully another generation can carry on and enjoy the passion of this gentleman. Thanks for sharing!
03-04-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3,847
Views: 349,245
Posted By mountaindave

This is embarrassing - it was a rubber Shimano...

This is embarrassing - it was a rubber Shimano lever tip used on the SA bar end. No actual mechanical wizardry.
...
03-03-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 3,847
Views: 349,245
Posted By mountaindave

Does anyone have need for a Shimano bar end...

Does anyone have need for a Shimano bar end shifter with a Sturmey Archer 3-speed indexing body Frenched into a SL-BS64 lever arm? Three speed. I have no such IGHís.
03-01-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,196
Posted By mountaindave

Dang! I like your parts bin!!

Dang! I like your parts bin!!
03-01-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,196
Posted By mountaindave

Super unique! And those 48/44 half-step rings...

Super unique! And those 48/44 half-step rings would pair nicely with a 12-28 6s cassette (12-14-17-20-24-28). Not sure why I know these things...
02-22-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By mountaindave

Phew! Somebody is helping us all pretend.

Phew! Somebody is helping us all pretend.
02-22-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,773
Posted By mountaindave

Thatís almost an oxymoron...

Thatís almost an oxymoron...
02-21-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By mountaindave

That is indeed the 7402 Uniglide-only hub....

That is indeed the 7402 Uniglide-only hub. Someone must have filed the HG sprockets ŗ la Sheldon. The domed nuts were intended to make it easier to shove the new 130mm OLD hub into old 126mm...
02-17-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,773
Posted By mountaindave

I've gotta get me one of those!

I've gotta get me one of those!
02-17-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 611
Posted By mountaindave

For Cino X I rode 34mm cyclocross tubulars...

For Cino X I rode 34mm cyclocross tubulars (thanks to northbend for clueing me in to the sale) and it was my first flat-free Cino - like riding on fluffy little clouds with happy trees in the...
02-17-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By mountaindave

I happen to have a computer with CD capability....

I happen to have a computer with CD capability. And as director of a vintage bike ride, I feel it my duty to research vintage bikes of all kinds - especially of the proletariat. PM incoming.
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02-16-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3,439
Views: 796,971
Posted By mountaindave

ďAnd now for something completely different...Ē

ďAnd now for something completely different...Ē
02-14-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 611
Posted By mountaindave

Cino MMXXI

August 28th and 29th, 2021.

Pencil it into your calendar. That's the date we have settled on this year for the Cino. If you are a Cino-phile, you will note that it is the weekend before Labor Day,...
02-12-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,354
Views: 480,653
Posted By mountaindave

Dude, I think you're missing some spokes up...

Dude, I think you're missing some spokes up front... :roflmao:
02-08-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,480
Posted By mountaindave

We may have legalized weed, but we havenít...

We may have legalized weed, but we havenít legalized that... thatís just wrong. Iíd never call anybody Lance.
02-08-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,480
Posted By mountaindave

In all these years, I canít believe I didnít...

In all these years, I canít believe I didnít think about putting scrap cable inside housing before I cut it... :foo:
02-08-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3,847
Views: 349,245
Posted By mountaindave

You've got yourself a Raleigh-branded SunTour...

You've got yourself a Raleigh-branded SunTour Seven RD. See Disraeli Gears (http://www.disraeligears.co.uk/Site/Raleigh_Seven_GT_derailleur.html) for some good info. You could go for just a plain...
02-07-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,480
Posted By mountaindave

It is, but that's just one of the very few...

It is, but that's just one of the very few benefits of living in an oddly progressive/libertarian state... but I digress. Permanent magnets (like steel tools that have acquired magnetism by being...
02-07-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,480
Posted By mountaindave

Too late: ...

Too late:
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Looks like a good way to keep fuzz out...
02-07-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,480
Posted By mountaindave

Have you tried dropping your tools on the shop...

Have you tried dropping your tools on the shop floor? No seriously. I wouldnít do it with a set of calipers, but certainly with wrenches or tweezers. At least tap them strongly against something. It...
02-05-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2,354
Views: 480,653
Posted By mountaindave

And with a different fork!

And with a different fork!
02-04-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 75,202
Posted By mountaindave

You may have a mix of parts, but they are all...

You may have a mix of parts, but they are all high quality, especially these retrofriction shifters: arguably the best non-ratcheting friction shifters ever made. And there are a few tall boys around...
02-01-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,885
Posted By mountaindave

Dude! An expedition that would fit me!! :cry:

Dude! An expedition that would fit me!! :cry:
01-30-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,829
Posted By mountaindave

So many ways to skin a cat! :thumb:

So many ways to skin a cat! :thumb:
01-30-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,829
Posted By mountaindave

After buying a frame in your situation and then...

After buying a frame in your situation and then snapping off a new screw in the gunked-up hole, I now re-tap the hole before attempting to screw in an adjustment bolt. Got to use the cutting a slot...
01-29-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By mountaindave

When youíre not esoteric enough for an esoteric...

When youíre not esoteric enough for an esoteric group...
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01-29-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 131,690
Posted By mountaindave

Even the black sidewalls are awesome, and I...

Even the black sidewalls are awesome, and I typically default to gumwalls on vintage bikes. Sometimes you just gotta try something different to know if you like it or not. :thumb:
01-28-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 131,690
Posted By mountaindave

Man, that red head tube, decals and accents just...

Man, that red head tube, decals and accents just pop!!
01-24-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,019
Posted By mountaindave

Steely Dan - no qualifier necessary.

Steely Dan - no qualifier necessary.
01-24-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 538
Posted By mountaindave

This.

This.
Replies: 48
Views: 2,248
Posted By mountaindave

You got a beautiful stingray for under $30, Iíd...

You got a beautiful stingray for under $30, Iíd say you did well. But I would have kept the Marantz...
01-24-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By mountaindave

Especially if your frame is 60cm or larger... ...

Especially if your frame is 60cm or larger...

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01-23-21, 03:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By mountaindave

Maybe your ad is slightly off? Try offering the...

Maybe your ad is slightly off? Try offering the spokes for sale and mention that they come with bonus 27Ē rims and helicomatic hub still attached. :thumb:

Thereí s gotta be some Trek purist out...
01-15-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 3,847
Views: 349,245
Posted By mountaindave

Sunrace also happens to make some very reasonably...

Sunrace also happens to make some very reasonably priced 7s cassettes that work with Hyperglide - if they are available, given recent crazy supply lines. All their sprockets are separate too (no...
01-07-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,895
Posted By mountaindave

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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