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03-01-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 291
Posted By Classtime

I didn't know that Shimano made a non-Aero SLR...

I didn't know that Shimano made a non-Aero SLR lever. The combination of dual pivot short reach calipers and the smooth cable runs and springs of non-Aero levers solves a few problems for me. If I...
02-28-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By Classtime

49-45 will shift fast and sure. Play with the...

49-45 will shift fast and sure. Play with the calculater and then go to IRD and make up a FW.
02-26-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,347
Posted By Classtime

The Bicycle Stand on Broadway in Long Beach.

The Bicycle Stand on Broadway in Long Beach.
02-26-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 450
Posted By Classtime

I remember that keeper. 🙂

I remember that keeper. 🙂
02-26-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By Classtime

Neat. I bet his shop has some nice bikes hanging...

Neat. I bet his shop has some nice bikes hanging in the shop -- above all the models that are for sale.
02-26-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 419
Posted By Classtime

I saw the first picture and thought, "Black!" And...

I saw the first picture and thought, "Black!" And when I saw the second picture, I looked for down tube shifters. No one can mess up a red De Rosa. One day I would like to try.
02-26-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 820
Posted By Classtime

Bikes: 1986 TREK 700

Bikes: 1986 TREK 700
Forum: Touring
02-26-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By Classtime

Maybe those www reports of bearing failure...

Maybe those www reports of bearing failure involved cheap and/or old and abused pedals. Get some decent MKS and you are good.
Forum: Touring
02-26-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By Classtime

Don't let the fear of heights cause you to miss...

Don't let the fear of heights cause you to miss some of the beauty out here. You have a couple of months: do some causeway repeats a couple times a week😇
Forum: Touring
02-26-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,133
Posted By Classtime

I might be to late but my daughter loves her C17...

I might be to late but my daughter loves her C17 short. I put my regular C17 on her bike when she comes to visit and she is perfectly happy.
02-26-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 820
Posted By Classtime

Nice one in great shape for 250. I thought mine...

Nice one in great shape for 250. I thought mine was a 600 but in the same color and a little small for me.
02-26-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 189,091
Posted By Classtime

It depends. If you recently put those two...

It depends.
If you recently put those two coats on, I'd say no. Maybe a thin coat on the rim if some of the glue came up with the tire you removed. When I have flatted soon after mounting a new...
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By Classtime

I have never heard of the Bombtracks. But just...

I have never heard of the Bombtracks. But just checked their website out and I really like the steel Hook for its 700c wheels but if you can easily get 650b down there, try them both and see which...
Replies: 13
Views: 457
Posted By Classtime

The river trails take you through some very...

The river trails take you through some very scenic parts of the metropolis but maybe you have seen all that and are looking for something new. Riding to Azusa on one one path and back on another is...
02-25-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 585
Posted By Classtime

https://www.bikeforums.net/electric-bikes/

https://www.bikeforums.net/electric-bikes/
02-24-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 189,091
Posted By Classtime

For our bikes, I think Ambrosio Nemesis is the...

For our bikes, I think Ambrosio Nemesis is the go-to rim.
02-24-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 189,091
Posted By Classtime

5-10% less than same size clinchers. For example:...

5-10% less than same size clinchers. For example: 90psi in my 25mm Sprinter Gatorskins vs. 100 in my 25mm Gatorskins.
02-24-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,738
Posted By Classtime

Some base tapes will soak up the first coat of...

Some base tapes will soak up the first coat of glue and they will want another. My recent Vittorias in both Rally and Corsa models required just one coat. I followed Continentals gluing instructions...
Forum: Foo
02-24-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,195
Posted By Classtime

We stopped replacing toasters a few years ago and...

We stopped replacing toasters a few years ago and got this Toastmaster.

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Like...
02-23-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 189,091
Posted By Classtime

5-10% less psi is what it's about. (Plus the Cool...

5-10% less psi is what it's about. (Plus the Cool factor)
02-23-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9,741
Views: 991,852
Posted By Classtime

Missed it.

Missed it.
02-23-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,837
Posted By Classtime

I'm not a flipper but whoever bought two 1992...

I'm not a flipper but whoever bought two 1992 Serotta T-Max XT equipped bikes last night from the same seller at 100 per is. I would have bought the one that fit me and told the seller to raise the...
02-23-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By Classtime

I'd be tempted by the Jupiter King to ride as...

I'd be tempted by the Jupiter King to ride as equipped if it is complete. But for your project, I vote for the Montagner. Racing pedigree and your size.
02-22-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9,741
Views: 991,852
Posted By Classtime

New IM?

What do you think? I know this could go in the WIW thread but IMs are special.
...
02-21-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 918
Posted By Classtime

Im ok with vertical dropouts and I see those...

Im ok with vertical dropouts and I see those commotion NOS with the offset. I should scrounge a few sets of tabbed dropouts in order to live out my fantasy of C&V framebuilder😉
02-21-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 918
Posted By Classtime

​​​​​ or howabout traditional dropouts...

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or howabout traditional dropouts period. Plug style seems to be the present and the future.
02-21-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 803
Posted By Classtime

These numbers are bewildering to me. My wife...

These numbers are bewildering to me. My wife makes me get them updated now and then. I just checked and one of my cholesterol numbers is just over the line: 104 when it is supposed to be <100. She...
02-21-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 487
Posted By Classtime

The wind has been brutal lately. Yesterday, I was...

The wind has been brutal lately. Yesterday, I was returning from my ride heading north on the Esplanade and turned right at Ave. C because I hate how the gusts kick up helter skelter in front of The...
02-21-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,459
Posted By Classtime

I pretend I'm a racer. My body can deal with the...

I pretend I'm a racer. My body can deal with the cycling wear and tear quite well. Right now my running is suffering due to an Achilles issue. It's always something with running: toes, knees, shins,...
02-21-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 918
Posted By Classtime

That's where I got my flux and bronze. Not yet...

That's where I got my flux and bronze. Not yet ready for lugs and tubes.
02-20-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,382
Posted By Classtime

I must say, "With such a long head tube, the...

I must say, "With such a long head tube, the modern and thick threadless stem works if you can trim down the clamping apparatus."
02-20-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 514
Posted By Classtime

For your future Eroica rides, I'd lean towards...

For your future Eroica rides, I'd lean towards '57 and earlier which I think is where you get to ride with a tubular over you shoulders and make it work. And I think a Record rear mech would be...
02-20-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,738
Posted By Classtime

If they haven’t shipped your Challenge tires yet,...

If they haven’t shipped your Challenge tires yet, google a little, and find they have a reputation to shed their tread. But folks just glue it back on so maybe no biggie. BEAUTIFUL BIKE. Since March,...
02-19-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,953
Posted By Classtime

The 620 rear triangles could have been brazed by...

The 620 rear triangles could have been brazed by Tange and plugged in at Trek. While the 720s were all Trek. (Man, this thread makes me wish that I kept my '85 620☹️)
02-19-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 189,091
Posted By Classtime

Vittoria's site doesn't show them. Maybe someone...

Vittoria's site doesn't show them. Maybe someone found a misplaced container?
02-19-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,903
Posted By Classtime

Are those Hudz in current production? And do they...

Are those Hudz in current production? And do they fit your planned levers? Then buy 3 sets and go with the middle one.

unless you are going for this look
...
02-18-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 976
Posted By Classtime

Back to EdWords new bike: Don't sell yourself...

Back to EdWords new bike: Don't sell yourself short Ed. I suggest that you get a more or less normal upright bicycle (not trying to offend fans of other vehicles). You won't tip over. You will want...
02-18-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By Classtime

That's some crazy geezer activity. Do you also...

That's some crazy geezer activity. Do you also ride up in PV on those things?

Jeff
02-16-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By Classtime

Wow, that FW is still here after 35 minutes? ...

Wow, that FW is still here after 35 minutes?
Nice cleanup on the parts.
02-15-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 867
Posted By Classtime

Danny kee with a big screwdriver between the ears...

Danny kee with a big screwdriver between the ears of the seat lug, a little twist might let you put that 26.4 in there. Cranks could be french threaded. Don't force it.
02-15-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 620
Posted By Classtime

Whew! $199? You will be stoked with the 6...

Whew! $199?
You will be stoked with the 6 Speed Sprint. I kept mine that was on an otherwise Superbe bike and it was fast and smooth on my 14-24. It will love your cog set.
02-15-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,077
Posted By Classtime

That is a beauty. We didn't get a shot of the...

That is a beauty.
We didn't get a shot of the seat stays. The fork and crown look like my Medici's.
02-15-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 867
Posted By Classtime

Wow! That turned out great. That looks like a...

Wow! That turned out great. That looks like a Nomade Sprint with fresh paint, a Brooks, Silver Shifters, long reach Dura Ace dual pivots,...

lipstick on a pig never looked so good😉

Edit: Must...
02-14-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 620
Posted By Classtime

For friction and that 14-21, I vote #2. But there...

For friction and that 14-21, I vote #2. But there is a friction Superbe with the open cage.
02-14-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,279
Posted By Classtime

33 weeks! 8 four week training blocks and maybe...

33 weeks! 8 four week training blocks and maybe -- time enough to drop bar a C&V MTB for the Saturday ride.
02-11-21, 11:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 783
Posted By Classtime

I wouldn't paint it. When I was 19, I painted my...

I wouldn't paint it. When I was 19, I painted my UO-8. But I was 19 and it was 1978. I wasn't sentimental about anything. I wanted a blue bike. Try an OA bath first. Wax and polish. Then put on new...
02-11-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By Classtime

If you want to keep to Shimano, the available...

If you want to keep to Shimano, the available chain is HG71. Im a fan.
02-10-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By Classtime

Rim width, in general, won't limit your tire...

Rim width, in general, won't limit your tire width. 27 x 1 1/4 or 27 x 1 1/8 will be fine if you have room under the fork crown, under the rear brake bridge, and between the chainstays. I recommend...
02-10-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,382
Posted By Classtime

It seems rechroming is out of the question and if...

It seems rechroming is out of the question and if you want Project Red Bike to include chrome, that will be required if that Medici is to retain its Medici-ness. I vote solid Candy Apple Red. Keep...
02-09-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,382
Posted By Classtime

IMO, no body ever mated the chain stays to the...

IMO, no body ever mated the chain stays to the bottom bracket with such style. Paint this Medici Red and you can frame your custom CAD for a wall hanger.
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