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07-04-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 222
Posted By Homebrew01

Changed title to "720"

Changed title to "720"
07-03-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By Homebrew01

The alignment will be fine. Those older frames...

The alignment will be fine. Those older frames are rugged.
07-03-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By Homebrew01

Ride it, then every now & then, compare it to the...

Ride it, then every now & then, compare it to the original picture. I bet it never gets worse.
07-03-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By Homebrew01

I'd ride it.

I'd ride it.
07-03-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,116
Posted By Homebrew01

Be careful. If an offer's accepted, you'd have to...

Be careful. If an offer's accepted, you'd have to pay shipping also. I'd only offer $4.50 for local pickup.
07-03-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By Homebrew01

Those dents don't look life threatening.

Those dents don't look life threatening.
07-01-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,893
Posted By Homebrew01

Clipless pedals allow you to get more power to...

Clipless pedals allow you to get more power to the drivetrain by pulling up. That matters to some people, and not to others.
Also, Once in a while on shallow climbs, I give my quads a short break...
06-29-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,011
Posted By Homebrew01

Those wiggly bars are hideous too.

Those wiggly bars are hideous too.
06-28-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 639
Posted By Homebrew01

Try it first. Put the wheel in and see how well...

Try it first. Put the wheel in and see how well the shifting works. You can put the bike in a stand, or hang from the ceiling and see what happens

I have a 10 speed wheel in a vintage bike with...
06-28-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 347
Posted By Homebrew01

The spoke protectors I am familiar with will work...

The spoke protectors I am familiar with will work regardless of spoke count.
06-28-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 258
Posted By Homebrew01

Yes, I didn't find them very effective. And they...

Yes, I didn't find them very effective. And they also don't work well if they're old.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By Homebrew01

Not having a QR is great ?

Not having a QR is great ?
06-28-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 258
Posted By Homebrew01

A while back, I bought real winter cycling shoes,...

A while back, I bought real winter cycling shoes, and avoided all the 'tricks' trying to keep my toes warm.
06-27-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,856
Posted By Homebrew01

You need the metal boss that the shifter screw...

You need the metal boss that the shifter screw threads into ?
Do you need other parts ?
06-26-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4,970
Views: 273,873
Posted By Homebrew01

Perhaps it helps prevent debate and speculation...

Perhaps it helps prevent debate and speculation of the topic.
06-26-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By Homebrew01

Same here. I haven't ridden since April 6. I was...

Same here. I haven't ridden since April 6. I was out riding, 30 mile easy ride, and apparently I blacked out, and ran into a tree. I "woke up" just as I hit it.
Broke 9 ribs, 3 in multiple places....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,104
Posted By Homebrew01

Watch some pro cycling video footage to get an...

Watch some pro cycling video footage to get an idea of leg extension.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,104
Posted By Homebrew01

I think it's a bit high.

I think it's a bit high.
06-25-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,015
Posted By Homebrew01

Moved from General

Moved from General
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By Homebrew01

Bike shortage ? I have too many.

Bike shortage ? I have too many.
06-22-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By Homebrew01

Shifting the rear derailleur also shifts the...

Shifting the rear derailleur also shifts the angle of the chain as it approaches the front chainring. Combine with a bump at the wrong time, and the chain might come off.
A simple "chain catcher"...
06-21-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 374
Posted By Homebrew01

Yes, I think that's the correct diagnosis.

Yes, I think that's the correct diagnosis.
06-21-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 636
Posted By Homebrew01

Now you do. Give it a try.

Now you do. Give it a try.
06-21-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 374
Posted By Homebrew01

Just about every road bike has 100 mm fork...

Just about every road bike has 100 mm fork spacing. You're using the same wheel ?
Can you give more detail of the problem ?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,045
Posted By Homebrew01

Could be a problem with your guads.

Could be a problem with your guads.
06-17-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 482
Posted By Homebrew01

Welcome to Bike Forums :D

Welcome to Bike Forums :D
06-16-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 482
Posted By Homebrew01

He just bought a membership.

He just bought a membership.
06-16-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 961
Posted By Homebrew01

See if the shop will take it back, after...

See if the shop will take it back, after explaining your situation.
Otherwise, perhaps Ebay, with "Local pickup only" to avoid shipping costs.
06-14-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 453
Posted By Homebrew01

Yup. I put tubulars back on my old steel race...

Yup. I put tubulars back on my old steel race bike and it made a huge difference.

Criterium Seta Extra ....Fond memories.
06-14-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 453
Posted By Homebrew01

Sounds Extremely dangerous !!... Since a Raleigh...

Sounds Extremely dangerous !!... Since a Raleigh Pro was my first race bike, and I ride a 56, I can save you from certain injury, if you send it to me.
06-14-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 838
Posted By Homebrew01

A competent bike shop could do it, and then check...

A competent bike shop could do it, and then check dropout alignment.
06-14-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 838
Posted By Homebrew01

Agreed.

Agreed.
06-14-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,723
Posted By Homebrew01

Wow! Looking forward to more pics !

Wow! Looking forward to more pics !
06-12-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,294
Posted By Homebrew01

Riding ONE bike on the sidewalk is bad enough !

Riding ONE bike on the sidewalk is bad enough !
06-12-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,294
Posted By Homebrew01

MOD NOTE TO ALL. Posts of an insulting or...

MOD NOTE TO ALL. Posts of an insulting or derogatory nature violate Bike Forums guidelines.
06-09-20, 04:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 976
Posted By Homebrew01

Very nice !

Very nice !
06-08-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By Homebrew01

Moved to General Cycling

Moved to General Cycling
Forum: Foo
06-08-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 875
Posted By Homebrew01

Closed. Mods rely on members to report posting...

Closed. Mods rely on members to report posting violations. We can't read every post & thread.
Every post has a "Report" button, a little red circle with white exclamation mark.
06-08-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,640
Posted By Homebrew01

The only joints I have these days are in my...

The only joints I have these days are in my creaky knees, and stiff shoulders.
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06-08-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,263
Posted By Homebrew01

Yup.

Yup.
06-07-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,226
Posted By Homebrew01

Many spoke uses. Pulling gunk out of sink &...

Many spoke uses.
Pulling gunk out of sink & bathtub drains.
Helping to get a drawstring through sweatpants waistband.
Dog invisible fence flags, with plastic shopping bags cut into squares.
And...
06-07-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By Homebrew01

What size is the chainring(s) on your crankset ?

What size is the chainring(s) on your crankset ?
06-07-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By Homebrew01

A cheap hybrid off Craigslist is probably a...

A cheap hybrid off Craigslist is probably a better deal.

San Diego CL doesn't have much to offer at first glance. Something like this, but with a a wider range of gears....
06-07-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,369
Posted By Homebrew01

Case closed Off topic bickering Thread closed.

Case closed
Off topic bickering
Thread closed.
06-07-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By Homebrew01

Duplicate thread. Closed this one.

Duplicate thread.
Closed this one.
06-06-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,893
Posted By Homebrew01

Politics not allowed outside the P & R forum. ...

Politics not allowed outside the P & R forum.
Closed.
06-06-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 234,030
Posted By Homebrew01

I broke one too. I was fortunate to have access...

I broke one too. I was fortunate to have access to a TIG welder, and a donor dropout, so I made a clean cut in the dropout, cut the hanger off the donor dropout, and TIG welded it back together. I...
06-06-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 234,030
Posted By Homebrew01

Are the RSX shifters 9 speed ? Is the rear wheel...

Are the RSX shifters 9 speed ? Is the rear wheel also 9 speed now ?
06-05-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,418
Posted By Homebrew01

In the very few instances I have taken to the...

In the very few instances I have taken to the sidewalk while wearing cleats, I unclip 1 foot, and use the "scooter method" of pushing with my toe, at walking speed. Much better control at slow speed,...
06-04-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,289
Posted By Homebrew01

Not if it's closed.

Not if it's closed.
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