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06-19-20, 04:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By daviddavieboy

Please do not put words in my mouth and I...

Please do not put words in my mouth and I apologize if I gave the wrong impression. By "scrap" I am meaning I will probably not rebuild but possibly pass it on. Also, being presumptuous does nothing...
06-18-20, 02:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By daviddavieboy

Great frame ? Hardly. After stripping and seeing...

Great frame ? Hardly. After stripping and seeing sloppy brazing with much filing and crooked lugs, along with poor chrome and the dent I will just scrap this. I wonder if they were training someone...
06-17-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 16,723
Posted By daviddavieboy

I like bar end shifters as well. I am on the hunt...

I like bar end shifters as well. I am on the hunt for a set for Campy equipped touring build.
06-17-20, 02:17 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 16,723
Posted By daviddavieboy

Thank you. Yes it is Super Record equipped and 6...

Thank you. Yes it is Super Record equipped and 6 speed. Not hard to shift these, just need to ride with one hand.
06-15-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By daviddavieboy

Thoughts about a Grandis please

I bought this Grandis years ago for the SR parts on another build I was doing at the time and just put the frame away. Now with nothing to do I dug it out and had a closer look. It has been repainted...
06-14-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,359
Posted By daviddavieboy

It is. in the last 3 weeks I let 3 go. Now I...

It is. in the last 3 weeks I let 3 go. Now I gotta decide what frame to build next. A 77’ Grandis Superleggera or a 82’ Mercier Formule 1.
06-12-20, 02:04 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 16,723
Posted By daviddavieboy

Here is a repaint of one I have owned for a bit....

Here is a repaint of one I have owned for a bit. I should have went over the wheels cause' I broke a spoke the other day and buffed the paint off the inside of the chainstay. Oh well - have airbrush...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 150,456
Posted By daviddavieboy

My newest build. Self done airbrushed waffle...

My newest build. Self done airbrushed waffle pattern paint and decals.

...
05-30-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By daviddavieboy

The truth - I am part dumb-ass and when I did...

The truth - I am part dumb-ass and when I did that tube I had the wrong paint in the airbrush, either that or breathing in too many paint/reducer fumes. Nevertheless I had to strip it and re-do as...
05-30-20, 03:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By daviddavieboy

Covid bike build 99% done

I couldn't wait any longer and had to go for a ride on the ALMOST complete rebuild. I forgot how well it rode and probably be getting most of the attention by me. Paint, lettering, etc done in my...
05-26-20, 02:12 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,689
Posted By daviddavieboy

Paint is finished and some of the lettering done...

Paint is finished and some of the lettering done as well. I have chosen to paint the lettering as opposed to decals. Still need to clear coat as well. Anyone have thoughts on cable housing? Thinking...
05-20-20, 01:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,376
Posted By daviddavieboy

Stickers / stencils on my current build so far. ...

Stickers / stencils on my current build so far.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/7e89f66a_d194_4a76_bc63_bc566fa64684_910a1bb17949a3eab5fd284f29529e9d44a5c843.jpeg...
05-09-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 187
Posted By daviddavieboy

Boredom is a terrible thing

While waiting for the paint to cure on a rebuild I am doing plus no cycling due to a bad sprain. A little photoshop time and some vinyl put through a cutting machine and viola! Not bad for a third...
05-09-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By daviddavieboy

I hope not not I just bought 4 turbo cotton “hell...

I hope not not I just bought 4 turbo cotton “hell of the north” tires. Tan wall and they wear ok. A friend put 3000-4000 km on them last year and he is a heavy guy. He did have a few flats but...
04-21-20, 03:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,016
Posted By daviddavieboy

Could someone please inform me on this topic. Is...

Could someone please inform me on this topic. Is there a specific "Belgian Tape" or is this referring to the process? (Which probably should be called Belgian taping) I have glued tires. I have...
04-19-20, 02:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 882
Posted By daviddavieboy

Man, that must have been a PITA. All the ones I...

Man, that must have been a PITA. All the ones I have are attached to the brake pad holder and would have to be cut/ground off.
04-19-20, 01:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 869
Posted By daviddavieboy

He must have been selling a different GS tire...

He must have been selling a different GS tire that used to buy. I have had multiple pinhole flats with them but what destroyed all of them was a side wall cut. That being said I did use them on and...
04-06-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By daviddavieboy

I am inclined as well to think the punch marks...

I am inclined as well to think the punch marks are locating marks and the dent is well . . . Just a dent. As long as I have rode it it has had Campy SR parts but it had a Suntour AR front derailleur...
04-06-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By daviddavieboy

This is another picture to show the orientation...

This is another picture to show the orientation of the dent. ...
04-06-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By daviddavieboy

Seat tube stamped or just a dent?

For good or bad I was very bored (too much for my own good) and decided it was time to refinish an old Moser. Any way as I stripped the paint off the seat tube and got to a dent I always knew was...
04-05-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By daviddavieboy

I have two Competition GS. Is there anything I...

I have two Competition GS. Is there anything I can check specifically? I had a look and your is earlier than both of mine as mine have cable guides under the BB and bottle bosses. They do not have...
04-05-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,266
Posted By daviddavieboy

It's not in the app it is while you are on zwift....

It's not in the app it is while you are on zwift. You are either in ERG mode (training) or you are in sim mode where you have the option of raising or lowering the "difficulty" of the grades by...
04-05-20, 02:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By daviddavieboy

DANG I thought they were the crappy ones and put...

DANG I thought they were the crappy ones and put them in the bottom of the junk box. When / if I rebuild the next ones I will be using them.
04-05-20, 02:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,266
Posted By daviddavieboy

Don't forget to turn the trainer to 100% to get...

Don't forget to turn the trainer to 100% to get the real road feel of the hills. I love my Kinetic.

TrojanHorse what is you computer specs, which version of the GTX1060? I am going to assume the...
04-05-20, 01:51 AM
Replies: 19,117
Views: 3,111,738
Posted By daviddavieboy

FREAKIN CLICK BAIT ! now I have no soul !

FREAKIN CLICK BAIT ! now I have no soul !
04-05-20, 01:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By daviddavieboy

I don't know a lot about them but I have noticed...

I don't know a lot about them but I have noticed that there is a difference in the cones as well. Some of them are bright and shiny as in the picture with the package of 5 and some are black. I would...
04-05-20, 01:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 846
Posted By daviddavieboy

This /\ /\ . Plus even after a spray job, they...

This /\ /\ . Plus even after a spray job, they always get stone chips, scrapes, slips with tools etc that always look like crap.

Wileyone it can be softened up with a blow torch and scraped off...
04-05-20, 01:04 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,684
Posted By daviddavieboy

Not cycling related but once I was delivering 12'...

Not cycling related but once I was delivering 12' x 30' concrete slabs with a semi in South Boston. The hole I had to get into was a blind side reverse with a hard turn going down hill. I did get...
04-05-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 20,189
Posted By daviddavieboy

I was planning to still come until they closed...

I was planning to still come until they closed the Canada/USA border but would not have ridden in the rain, even with the multi day drive to get there. It would have been great to meet new people and...
04-02-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 773
Posted By daviddavieboy

Oh I have read it, right at the top where it says...

Oh I have read it, right at the top where it says updated April 1, 2020 which I think is a Wednesday. I could be wrong though as the days are blending together. If anything it shows that no one...
04-01-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 773
Posted By daviddavieboy

And now today 3100 according to CDC. This is...

And now today 3100 according to CDC. This is serious stuff and I see people out like there is nothing wrong.
04-01-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 773
Posted By daviddavieboy

Where did you get that ?? As of Mar 31, 2020...

Where did you get that ?? As of Mar 31, 2020 there is only 163,539 cases and 2,860 deaths in the USA according to the CDC. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-updates/cases-in-us.html....
04-01-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 511
Posted By daviddavieboy

I plan to do a 100mi as well but where I live...

I plan to do a 100mi as well but where I live there the biggest hill is 600' in 2 mi. I am still in a frozen wasteland so there is no off roads for me but at least the pave' is dry at times albeit...
04-01-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,016
Posted By daviddavieboy

randyjawa I wish you were out my way (NB) I have...

randyjawa I wish you were out my way (NB) I have a few I could let go for a good price. Best of luck !
03-30-20, 02:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,312
Posted By daviddavieboy

If it has Decor or a team paint scheme than...

If it has Decor or a team paint scheme than always the Colnago. The Colnago is a work of art the other is a bike. The Colnago will have a higher return if you sell it. I am biased though.
03-28-20, 03:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,881
Posted By daviddavieboy

There has been testing as to the dispersal in...

There has been testing as to the dispersal in air and the only way they they could make it travel more than 6' was with a special machine that aerosolized it in a lab. According to them it is...
03-27-20, 03:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,153
Posted By daviddavieboy

It happens with everyone I think at one time or...

It happens with everyone I think at one time or another. Last year was a bad one for me but with baby steps we will eventually get back to where we want to be. I constantly put 5000-6000 KM/year on...
03-27-20, 03:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,268
Posted By daviddavieboy

Check the interweb, one thing 'Dales are known...

Check the interweb, one thing 'Dales are known for is noise. That's why they are called creakingdales in the mechanic world. I have had many.
03-27-20, 03:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By daviddavieboy

Whats your point ?? He wants to get more exposure...

Whats your point ?? He wants to get more exposure and this is one of the larger sub-forums.



This is good advice here as well as from Maelochs who is in the same boat or a little worse off...
03-27-20, 02:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,004
Posted By daviddavieboy

Bag Blam is very good and It is antiseptic. It is...

Bag Blam is very good and It is antiseptic. It is tenacious though. Udder cream works good as well and is easier to get out. Yes I am a cow.
03-27-20, 02:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 591
Posted By daviddavieboy

The LBS in my area are open by appointment only...

The LBS in my area are open by appointment only but they are also picking up and delivering for free parts and whole bikes for sale and repair.
03-26-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15,649
Views: 1,588,895
Posted By daviddavieboy

These Hell Of The North clinchers(with latex...

These Hell Of The North clinchers(with latex tubes) are close to the Challenge Paris Roubaix tubbies and feel about the same as Spesh Aspoir tubulars which is still very good (hopefully more puncture...
03-26-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 861
Posted By daviddavieboy

I could DEF see that, similar to the one further...

I could DEF see that, similar to the one further up. I would probably be fine but anyone with real power likely do this. ie team riders.
03-26-20, 04:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 861
Posted By daviddavieboy

I had my 1970 bike on the trainer for ~1000 KM...

I had my 1970 bike on the trainer for ~1000 KM this winter without any issues except for being paranoid about the sweat pouring on it. I used a sweat guard AND a towel on it but I still went back to...
03-26-20, 03:31 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,061
Posted By daviddavieboy

Now here is a challenge I can get behind ! My...

Now here is a challenge I can get behind ! My work space not only is a mess but I still haven't put it back together from the flood 2 years ago. When I tore it apart back then I decided to replace...
03-26-20, 03:05 AM
Replies: 15,649
Views: 1,588,895
Posted By daviddavieboy

I went for the second ride outside this year ~40...

I went for the second ride outside this year ~40 mi in my neighborhood. I bought a set of Spech turbo cotton clinchers and they feel great! Thy are close to a tubular feel with the latex tube inside...
03-24-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,996
Posted By daviddavieboy

WOW beauty of a work space. Every time I look at...

WOW beauty of a work space. Every time I look at mine I tell myself ' I'll just go on the bike for a couple hours then I'll clean it up. That never works....
03-24-20, 05:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 753
Posted By daviddavieboy

To reiterate what was said, it just depends on...

To reiterate what was said, it just depends on the look you are after. I have bikes with either on them and they look equally good. And as Velo Mule said the noise of steel when they drag on the...
03-23-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 889
Posted By daviddavieboy

Very true about what might be expected,...

Very true about what might be expected, nevertheless sales brochures from the era seem to only show down tube shifters on the UO series AND simplex for that matter. Also, if 1 person found DT...
03-23-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 889
Posted By daviddavieboy

That's quite cool, any catalogs from the period...

That's quite cool, any catalogs from the period show Simplex (which is what mine has on it. I think the stem mounted shifters would be more suited to the relaxed style of the bike. The feeling I get...
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