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08-07-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Maybe; you'll have to remove the freewheel first,...

Maybe; you'll have to remove the freewheel first, and determine if that broken piece is a dust cover, or part of the hub. You'll probably need a Park Tools FR 7 Freewheel Remover for it. Once checked...
08-01-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Is there an automotive paint shop nearby? They'll...

Is there an automotive paint shop nearby? They'll be able to match each color (or the need one); one caveat: can be somewhat expensive as the smallest quantity tends to be a spray can, or quart sized...
07-12-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,609
Posted By Juan el Boricua

That looks great; reminds me of the scorcher-type...

That looks great; reminds me of the scorcher-type bikes!!! 👍
07-11-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,609
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Nice looking bike you've got there! Kudos on such...

Nice looking bike you've got there! Kudos on such a great job! :thumb:

OT- Do you still have the Apollo? I also liked that one a lot.
06-28-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,609
Posted By Juan el Boricua

It looks like it's coming along very nice; and...

It looks like it's coming along very nice; and liking a lot your ingenuity for routing the brake cable, allowing for a cleaner look!:thumb:

(Now I'm thinking of "bluing" my beater bike...:foo:)
06-21-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,609
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Kudos on your work, as it is coming on very nice!...

Kudos on your work, as it is coming on very nice! Liking a lot the idea of the two speeds, and ingenuity on the workings of the front brake. Please, post pictures as soon as you paint the frame!...
06-20-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Well, it appears that my curiosity/inquiry can be...

Well, it appears that my curiosity/inquiry can be put at ease! Thanks again for helping, and providing the pictures, Tmar! Guess that this is why I keep coming to the BF.N! :thumb:
06-20-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Thanks for the info. Tmax Tmar. Looked it up and,...

Thanks for the info. Tmax Tmar. Looked it up and, although the lugs are similar, the rear dropouts of the Supreme series have only one threaded boss; but I looked through one of the links given and,...
06-20-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Thanks for helping out WGB; it is a...

Thanks for helping out WGB; it is a La-Prade-style Kalloy unit, with 25.4mm engraved on it. I think the only original parts are the frame and fork.
06-20-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By Juan el Boricua

and this is the bike in question; 57cm of all...

and this is the bike in question; 57cm of all high tensile steel for your amusement!::roflmao2:...
06-20-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By Juan el Boricua

dddd, thanks for your interest; I'll see what I...

dddd, thanks for your interest; I'll see what I can do.
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The fork appears...
06-19-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By Juan el Boricua

ID through SN

hello everyone. I've been somewhat a lurker around c&v, folders, fg&ss, rec. gravel forums for a while, and I've seen how the community can sometimes help out. I was wondering if anybody out there...
06-14-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,609
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Nice looking bike, and good, solid plan. Kudos on...

Nice looking bike, and good, solid plan. Kudos on it, Sir! BTW, Nice Monte Carlo/El Camino; '76-77?
06-14-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By Juan el Boricua

X2 with Retro Grouch, in particulat about the...

X2 with Retro Grouch, in particulat about the Zefal HPX. I've had only two during my 40 years of riding (the "newest" been 6 years old). They're dependable, rebuildable, made mostly out of aluminum...
06-03-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,286
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Cel phone!!! Pump or, if you prefer, CO2...

Cel phone!!! Pump or, if you prefer, CO2 canisters and head; $20 bill for incidentals or tire boot. Medium to large zip ties (x3), maybe 3'-5' duct tape wrapped around the pump or tool canister for...
06-02-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 533
Posted By Juan el Boricua

May I suggest using JB Weld ( 2 part epoxy; the...

May I suggest using JB Weld ( 2 part epoxy; the "runny" one), and a thin coat of grease/oil/Spam cooking oil on the cups (as release agent)? I've used it to repair two crankcases (lots of vibration;...
06-02-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 557
Posted By Juan el Boricua

This. If you come to a forum for the very first...

This. If you come to a forum for the very first time to ask questions because you apparently needed help, people (without knowing your background or yourself) will answer from the very basic "common...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-01-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,335
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Maybe spread a little assembly paste on the seat...

Maybe spread a little assembly paste on the seat tube before insertion, as if it were a carbon fiber one?; it is the paste used on carbon fiber products to help in "gripping" without excess torquing...
06-01-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Glad that the "mistery" has been solved. Happy...

Glad that the "mistery" has been solved. Happy ridin'!
05-26-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 959
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Good to know that you finally found the culprit...

Good to know that you finally found the culprit but, may I suggest a little detail? If you oiled the pedal spindle threads, it will not last. Remove them (again) and grease them; this is twofold: it...
05-26-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,190
Posted By Juan el Boricua

If front suspension is kooky, what about the...

If front suspension is kooky, what about the chain on the BB shell!?!? :foo::innocent::lol:
That's one really nice bike, BTW. :thumb:
05-25-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Like shelby said, part of a downtube shifter (the...

Like shelby said, part of a downtube shifter (the base onto the friction lever does its mojo). Maybe someone decided to go X1 during the ride or, made a scavenger hunt out of his/her bicycle or,...
05-23-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By Juan el Boricua

That silvery split ring is called a compression...

That silvery split ring is called a compression ring; it wedges between "bearing cover" and fork to maintain headset adjustment. Although I've read and worked on some threadless headsets I've no...
05-23-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Although it might sound dumb or odd, have you...

Although it might sound dumb or odd, have you checked the quick release's tightness? Also, are your pedals one piece body or caged? The latter ones can sometimes make "noises". Have not much...
05-21-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Do you still have the remnants of the old one?...

Do you still have the remnants of the old one? You can make one out of an aluminum("soda") can; I know because I've done it on two of my bikes, and twice on one of them. The tools needed would be a...
11-10-18, 08:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 24,207
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Still going (both wheelset and thread!)

I'm still using my set bought used in 1998...Mavic hub up front/Shimano 600 8-speed rear. Light gravel grinding, road, single trails: piece of cake for them; wouldn't trade them!
02-28-18, 05:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,690
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Dew21, kudos on your excellent "resto-rod"...

Dew21, kudos on your excellent "resto-rod" job!!!! Looks as if it will be a great and enjoyable ride. Will it be used for commuting or "randonneuring"?
02-28-18, 04:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,690
Posted By Juan el Boricua

+1 Although I might install a cartridge bb in...

+1
Although I might install a cartridge bb in my beater someday, I'll never do it to my "specials" for as long as I can; completely agree on how smooth a fine tuned loose ball bb works. I enjoy...
02-27-18, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Thanks, Andy. I suppose I can try to hammer/press...

Thanks, Andy. I suppose I can try to hammer/press out the spindle/shaft, as the bearings appear to be pressed to it; although I'll need to look closer on the magnet's side as to how to remove some...
02-27-18, 12:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Bearings for Minoura Mag 500 trainer

I'm not sure if this is the right forum, but here it goes. I have an old Minoura mag trainer, and no matter what lube I use in the bearings, they make an awful lot of noises; I guess that after over...
02-14-13, 06:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,748
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Backcountry Research's Mutheload Strap, and...

Backcountry Research's Mutheload Strap, and Tulbag. Great products, and made in USA.

www.backcountryresearch.com.
Replies: 34
Views: 1,918
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Jaytron, WC, Ray; Thanks. Sadly, my "race desire"...

Jaytron, WC, Ray; Thanks. Sadly, my "race desire" has not come to fruition, because the closest 'drome is three hours away from home, and has been affected by sciatica, which has been making riding...
Replies: 34
Views: 1,918
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Kayce, Chas58, thanks! Just wondering;it makes...

Kayce, Chas58, thanks! Just wondering;it makes sense.
Replies: 34
Views: 1,918
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Newbie; recommendation

Hi everyone. I'll be new to track racing, and have a road bike conversion that will become my trainer. Currently it has a 78" Gear inch/ almost a 6 gain ratio. Is this a good training gear? I've...
Forum: Introductions
01-04-12, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Thanks, and Happy New Year to all. For my...

Thanks, and Happy New Year to all. For my Boricuan friends, Feliz dia de Reyes!!! Having a great time; temperatures hovering aroun 76 degrees humidity not more than 60% in San Juan, not much rain....
Forum: Introductions
10-05-11, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Well 10Wheels, you're more than welcome to enjoy...

Well 10Wheels, you're more than welcome to enjoy our "delicacies",so be sure to register for the 2012 "Vuelta a Puerto Rico" (Tour of Puerto Rico), to be held in January. Coastal rides; great food;...
Forum: Introductions
09-26-11, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Salutations from the Island of Puerto Rico

Greetings from the Enchanted Island of Puerto Rico; Saludos y un abrazo desde Borinquen! I'm from San Juan, PR, and I've been on a bike since the age of 6. First little cruisers, then BMX. Back to...
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