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09-22-20, 01:21 PM
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Posted By 52telecaster

Please move this thread.

Please move this thread.
09-22-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 582
Posted By 52telecaster

i routinely ream seat tubes. .2 millimetres is...

i routinely ream seat tubes. .2 millimetres is nothing. If the outside diameter is 28.6, 27.2 is a cinch.
09-22-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 902
Posted By 52telecaster

I know the issue has been decided and i prefer...

I know the issue has been decided and i prefer suntour barcons but for future reference, dont discount the old shimano friction barends. Nice units if you find them.
07-06-20, 10:10 PM
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Posted By 52telecaster

Dual 1228 and 622. Actually i picked them up....

Dual 1228 and 622. Actually i picked them up. They were cheap of course!
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07-06-20, 04:48 AM
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Posted By 52telecaster

J.p. wiser triple barrel rye.

J.p. wiser triple barrel rye.
07-06-20, 04:46 AM
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Posted By 52telecaster

I'm 5'11" with a long torso. My first really nice...

I'm 5'11" with a long torso. My first really nice new bike was a 55 because the salesman thought I needed the standover clearance. It took me 10 years to figure out 58 was what i really needed. I...
07-05-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,086
Posted By 52telecaster

sorry, when the thread started i thought the bars...

sorry, when the thread started i thought the bars were in play, my bad. By the way there are many portuer and north road style bars in 23.8 diameter that accept barcons....
07-05-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By 52telecaster

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

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This pic is not about attachment but to show that 700c longboards will...
07-04-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By 52telecaster

Letours and travelers changed a lot over the...

Letours and travelers changed a lot over the years. Mid 80s the letour became an actual touring bike. By 88 it was a 700c sport bike.
07-02-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,107
Posted By 52telecaster

killer!

killer!
07-02-20, 04:36 PM
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Posted By 52telecaster

in my exp on 38s about 35 to 40 psi is real nice,...

in my exp on 38s about 35 to 40 psi is real nice, but i weigh 200 lbs. I very often start higher.
07-02-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By 52telecaster

I have 3 bikes with 650b conversions. A 175,...

I have 3 bikes with 650b conversions. A 175, 172.5 and 170 crank on the respective bikes. I really dont notice pedal strike issues on any of them. The 175 is on a px10.
07-02-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By 52telecaster

they tension and true so well. I should use good...

they tension and true so well. I should use good rims more often....
07-01-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,086
Posted By 52telecaster

As previously noted, barcons are bar end shifters...

As previously noted, barcons are bar end shifters and shimano and campy made them too!
07-01-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,619
Posted By 52telecaster

the orange.

the orange.
07-01-20, 06:48 AM
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Posted By 52telecaster

I want a full 531 frameset for 138 bucks!

I want a full 531 frameset for 138 bucks!
07-01-20, 06:38 AM
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Views: 1,619
Posted By 52telecaster

it works for me but drives some folks crazy. Cant...

it works for me but drives some folks crazy. Cant wait to see your progress. That frameset color looks great.
06-30-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,619
Posted By 52telecaster

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Poor mans...
Forum: Touring
06-30-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,212
Posted By 52telecaster

https://www.peterwhitecycles.com/ta-chainrings.php...

https://www.peterwhitecycles.com/ta-chainrings.php#ultra130

Go down the list. Peter white has middle ring for 130mm triple in 38,39,40,41,42,43 and 44.
Forum: Touring
06-30-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,212
Posted By 52telecaster

You might consider going chain guard, 39, 24 on...

You might consider going chain guard, 39, 24 on your current crank. Ramp pins are available on t.a. brand chain rings in that size last i looked. If your cassette starts at 11 teeth a 39 is plenty...
06-30-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By 52telecaster

i do tend to obsess. My goal with the a23s was to...

i do tend to obsess. My goal with the a23s was to make the best set i could for my falcon. I am working with an erstwhile frame builder who is going to help me put canti mounts on the falcon. It has...
06-30-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,107
Posted By 52telecaster

Excellent! And you inspired me. Built an a23 set...

Excellent! And you inspired me. Built an a23 set in silver 32 hole.
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06-30-20, 03:26 PM
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Views: 1,342
Posted By 52telecaster

its surprising how far it can be off and look ok....

its surprising how far it can be off and look ok. I wouldnt worry about tweaking your wheel. It can handle it.
06-30-20, 02:33 PM
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Posted By 52telecaster

its temporary for sure but it may stay 650b.

its temporary for sure but it may stay 650b.
06-30-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,086
Posted By 52telecaster

always a good choice... barcons too.

always a good choice... barcons too.
06-30-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By 52telecaster

Commuting weight... px10

I got this totally unoriginal px10 a while back and have been tinkering with it. I also built some 32 hole velocity a23s up with an old dyno hub and tri color 126 rear hub. Just for the hell of it...
06-29-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,342
Posted By 52telecaster

I have a tendency to ask too much of my drive...

I have a tendency to ask too much of my drive trains. On this account I like big big. If it wont pull up all the slack in little little I don't care. I'll never be there.
06-29-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By 52telecaster

i just like that 32s and fenders will fit no...

i just like that 32s and fenders will fit no problem. Will put 700c wheels on it.
06-29-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By 52telecaster

ive read that much of the frame might be delicate...

ive read that much of the frame might be delicate so i am going to be careful.
...
06-29-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By 52telecaster

Viscount gran sport

Viscount gran sport,
no death fork and wrong back wheel but the frameset is pretty darn light!

Just got home with it....
06-27-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 12,496
Posted By 52telecaster

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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It was laying in the street. Nice wheel building tool.
06-27-20, 07:56 AM
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Posted By 52telecaster

60 at least is my guess maybe bigger.

60 at least is my guess maybe bigger.
06-25-20, 03:24 PM
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Views: 314,751
Posted By 52telecaster

Built a set of wheels today.. ...

Built a set of wheels today..
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06-24-20, 02:49 PM
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Views: 314,751
Posted By 52telecaster

why not if she likes the bike!

why not if she likes the bike!
06-24-20, 11:07 AM
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Posted By 52telecaster

very nice and eyelets! I need no more projects!

very nice and eyelets! I need no more projects!
06-24-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By 52telecaster

I had an old 930 for a while and if it had fit...

I had an old 930 for a while and if it had fit better i would have kept it. I thought the wheels were great. I would have gotten smoother, lighter tires and for my money more upright bars but thats...
06-23-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By 52telecaster

i have many old suntour derailleurs. They are...

i have many old suntour derailleurs. They are always worth keeping!
06-23-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By 52telecaster

Wow, a riv before riv!

Wow, a riv before riv!
06-23-20, 07:04 AM
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Views: 314,751
Posted By 52telecaster

​​​​​​​wow, someone will have a very pretty ride.

​​​​​​​wow, someone will have a very pretty ride.
06-23-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,367
Posted By 52telecaster

In the early 80s I built bikes in department...

In the early 80s I built bikes in department stores for a company called y.l.c.e. we were given park tools, one of which was a 9/16 15mm pedal wrench. We had to build quickly to make a living and I...
06-22-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By 52telecaster

what size frame u need?

what size frame u need?
06-22-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By 52telecaster

my gf does some painting, nobody's house looks...

my gf does some painting, nobody's house looks like ours.
the frame is fairly light straight guage chromoloy. I will change the bars out if i keep it. Btw you can fit a 650b by 38 in it no problem.
06-22-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 981
Posted By 52telecaster

Chain and new crank shouldnt be an issue....

Chain and new crank shouldnt be an issue. Chainline shouldnt be off more than 2mm if u have right bb.
50 to 14 gives u about 96 inches. It would be tall enough for me. 50 to 13 is only higher if...
06-22-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By 52telecaster

New bike day: Bridgestone 400.

It was my size and $50.00, what else could i do but buy it?
any info is appreciated. I think its an 88. Shimano 6 speed indexing....
06-21-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By 52telecaster

Ty, i like how racing and triathlon are seperate...

Ty, i like how racing and triathlon are seperate catagories. I have a hard time understanding the difference.
06-21-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 722
Posted By 52telecaster

To me it seems that they became much larger...

To me it seems that they became much larger merchandise marketers as time went on. Also the magazine essentially sees bikes as a sport oriented tool instead of transportation and a way to see the...
06-21-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 722
Posted By 52telecaster

Man from 1980 to 1990 the focus sure changed. I...

Man from 1980 to 1990 the focus sure changed. I loved the camping and commuting in the earlier ones. Thanks again as always.
06-20-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,099
Posted By 52telecaster

Just want to say thats my favorite crank of all...

Just want to say thats my favorite crank of all time. Many similar but few as versatile or with as narrow a q factor....
06-20-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,107
Posted By 52telecaster

i very often do that when i lace. It doesnt...

i very often do that when i lace. It doesnt bother me at all. My son has a23s in 700c on a bianchi. Light and strong!
06-19-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6,518
Views: 587,242
Posted By 52telecaster

i love upright riding.

i love upright riding.
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