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02-27-21, 11:25 AM
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Posted By squirtdad

sshhhhhhssssh...... this is the big secret: they...

sshhhhhhssssh...... this is the big secret: they really are not that hard and from what I read in the mechanics section a ton less difficult than tubeless (i have no tubeless hands on experience) ...
02-26-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 238
Posted By squirtdad

incorrect thinking. your need a backup bike...

incorrect thinking. your need a backup bike (n+1) to truly incur no down time :commute:
02-24-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By squirtdad

+1

+1
02-23-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 568
Posted By squirtdad

concur... I think that bike folds also

concur... I think that bike folds also
02-19-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 882
Posted By squirtdad

catalog notes they pulled some features from the...

catalog notes they pulled some features from the miyata Aero "We adopted many of the Aero Miyata features to this bicycle. Our aero dynamic tear shaped frame tubes reduce wind resistance. Even the...
02-19-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,903
Posted By squirtdad

more fun pics to looks at. this bike is in...

more fun pics to looks at. this bike is in the window of a "lifestyle" store at valley fair mall in san jose. (there is also a kestrel and a red columbus framed bike with campy)

this bike...
02-19-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,903
Posted By squirtdad

no excuse needed for posting a bike, ever IMHO

no excuse needed for posting a bike, ever IMHO
02-19-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,738
Posted By squirtdad

CHALLENGE ELITE PRO 220 TPI TUBULAR ROAD...

CHALLENGE ELITE PRO 220 TPI TUBULAR ROAD TIRE$32.99

Use: Road Training
Tire Width: 25 mm
Internal Rim Width: 13-15 mm
Weight: 295 gr
TPI: 220
Casing: Poly
Flat protection: PPS
BAR:...
02-18-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,903
Posted By squirtdad

my vote is the tropical breeze as for...

my vote is the tropical breeze

as for accessories go white and then you are cool :)
02-18-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,738
Posted By squirtdad

my 2 cents to the Dude :) I am still pretty...

my 2 cents to the Dude :)

I am still pretty much a rookie with tubulars, but the ride is clearly better. noticed the difference when I switched from conti gp5000 28mm (which are a great...
02-18-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 882
Posted By squirtdad

83 looks about right ...

83 looks about right https://www.ragandbone.ca/PDFs/Miyata%20Catalogue%20PDFs/Miyata%20Catalogue%2083.pdf

could be an 82 they are specced very much alike

83...
02-18-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 189,091
Posted By squirtdad

DiabloScott Pave..... back???? ...

DiabloScott Pave..... back???? https://www.merlincycles.com/vittoria-pave-evo-cg-tubular-tyre-700c-92388.html
02-18-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 758
Posted By squirtdad

In a similar vein....I used to go to a butchers...

In a similar vein....I used to go to a butchers shop that had a beer keg in the walkin and a tap outside....good beef and beer and I was surprised when I tried a new place for a haircut....that...
02-17-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By squirtdad

OT. but please quit the ..... deal is not...

OT. but please quit the ..... deal is not readable

use line breaks, so people can take advantage of what you are sharing
02-16-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 563
Posted By squirtdad

completely off topic, but I would love to see a...

completely off topic, but I would love to see a pic of off road riding........I have never envisioned an off road folder :)
02-16-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 498
Posted By squirtdad

that would be Chinook, Wash my home...

that would be Chinook, Wash

my home town is Chinook, Montana......~250 or so mile due east of the cino on hiway 2 Chinook Area Chamber of Commerce | Supporting Growth in the Community...
02-16-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 498
Posted By squirtdad

Great, I can plan my trip home (chinook) to see...

Great, I can plan my trip home (chinook) to see my dad around this.

damn only 6 months to get in shape
02-16-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,354
Posted By squirtdad

I have grown to like the small/small sizeing...

I have grown to like the small/small sizeing approach no calculations needed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuhHn7HaZcQ
02-12-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 783
Posted By squirtdad

your bike your choice is my mantra first...

your bike your choice is my mantra

first assuming you are going to go through all the mechanicals., clean,lube and adjust hubs, bottom bracket, headset, pedals New housings and cables, brake...
02-12-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 563
Posted By squirtdad

Considering all the posts I have seen over the...

Considering all the posts I have seen over the years about:

don't add disk to forks that are not designed for it
Bent my disk
having problems with pads not clearing disk after taking wheel of...
02-11-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,881
Posted By squirtdad

OP please note more rain is likely between now...

OP please note more rain is likely between now and March (it is raining to day) and overall because of last summers fires the expectation is more landslides, so there could be more issues by your...
02-11-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,881
Posted By squirtdad

No way this will work steep cliffs etc

No way this will work steep cliffs etc
02-11-21, 11:28 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,881
Posted By squirtdad

this is a no go: most of that coast line is...

this is a no go: most of that coast line is not accessible. Steep cliffs, big waves, etc. Some die hard surfers will essentially rappel down to secret spots
02-11-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,130
Posted By squirtdad

Post #96 Dave Kirk frame with Pegorreti paint ...

Post #96 Dave Kirk frame with Pegorreti paint :beer:
02-10-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,592
Posted By squirtdad

fun build..... bit of mix and match and it looks...

fun build..... bit of mix and match and it looks like the brooks is coming back to life
02-10-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,149
Posted By squirtdad

pics of guercotti ...

pics of guercotti
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1184x812/guercotti1_5b9705fcccbd57ea4720e6ec46183c5994584be9.png...
02-10-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,149
Posted By squirtdad

I keep coming back to this one, even though at...

I keep coming back to this one, even though at $1500 is over op stated budget

classic italian, with 9 speed modern shifting, fun paint, a special kind of bike

at 59 think the is a good chance...
02-09-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,149
Posted By squirtdad

longhitv If you want to stay with shimano 105...

longhitv If you want to stay with shimano 105 should be in the mix. I do like ultegra, but dura-ace may be too much to hold out for. Shimano has alwasy trickled down technology. todays...
02-09-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,130
Posted By squirtdad

your can see some interesting paints jobs on...

your can see some interesting paints jobs on customs check out kirk frameworks.

I am pretty sure Dario Peggoreti did the paint on this dave kirk custom ...
02-08-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,130
Posted By squirtdad

with fat tires no less :)

with fat tires no less :)
02-08-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 598
Posted By squirtdad

I have found that often hitting the end of the...

I have found that often hitting the end of the wrench with a hammer helps break things loose. more than a tap, less the a 20 pound sledge, think whack
02-08-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,149
Posted By squirtdad

longhitv they are out there..... these are from...

longhitv they are out there..... these are from vancouver craigslist. not all are OP's size but some that are close may be worth looking at, but gives an idea of the market.

it also seems bikes...
02-07-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,149
Posted By squirtdad

IMHO touring is an option, but not a requirement ...

IMHO touring is an option, but not a requirement I am at 245 (and have been higher) and have been fine on multple race oriented frams (miyata 1400, de rosa, miyata team)
02-06-21, 11:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,149
Posted By squirtdad

from vancouver craigslist OP size, looks like it...

from vancouver craigslist OP size, looks like it is ready to go...new tires, looks like new, newish brake pads. check it out and you have a ride now, while you look out for your next one (n+1) ...
02-05-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 976
Posted By squirtdad

heck with whether the will kill you or...

heck with whether the will kill you or not....they're ugly....ditch them
02-05-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,130
Posted By squirtdad

I really like the polka dot serrotta, playful...

I really like the polka dot serrotta, playful fun, which in no way I could earn without losing a fair amount of weight

of course i ride in these shorts, so questioning my style sense if fair game...
02-05-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,130
Posted By squirtdad

here here !!

here here !!
02-05-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 757
Posted By squirtdad

did a quick look at kern county craigs list and...

did a quick look at kern county craigs list and didn't seen anything

here is an example of a bike that would fit pretty closely ...
02-05-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 473
Posted By squirtdad

I had a panasonic that I got for my son with the...

I had a panasonic that I got for my son with the light action (he never rode it....fixie boy :) and it is now a neighbors who has never road it ) I was really impressed with how well it worked,...
02-05-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
Posted By squirtdad

try some an industrial grade ammonia soak. ...

try some an industrial grade ammonia soak.

then when trying to release, use freeze off (think pb blaster plus super cold)
02-05-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,898
Posted By squirtdad

+1

+1
02-05-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By squirtdad

note that Shimano spec for that derailler also...

note that Shimano spec for that derailler also specifies no more than 16t difference between the front chain rings. Will it work? maybe, but there may be reason shimano does not sell 52/34 ...
02-03-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By squirtdad

just really want to see the pictures.to put every...

just really want to see the pictures.to put every thing in context,,,,when you get your post count up ..........this crowd is pretty simple that way :speedy:

Italivega is abike I keep my eyes...
02-03-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By squirtdad

I don't have pictures, and am sure if I did i...

I don't have pictures, and am sure if I did i would be horrified at the craftsman ship, but my first bike with speeds was a columbia 3 speed, shimano 333 hub, steel rims, heavy, but it had...
02-03-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 922
Posted By squirtdad

Super Nice.......I am miyata fan......now all the...

Super Nice.......I am miyata fan......now all the triple crosses I have been seeing will disappear
02-03-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By squirtdad

I just leave a pair of shoes at work when I...

I just leave a pair of shoes at work when I commute (miss commuting with work from home), but that may not work for your situation
02-03-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 873
Posted By squirtdad

just make sure you take the freewheel off before...

just make sure you take the freewheel off before cutting rear spokes :) don't ask how I know
02-02-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By squirtdad

I do not quite understand why anyone would worry...

I do not quite understand why anyone would worry about power metering if you are not going to be using clip on pedals, which are much more efficient. Please educate
02-02-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 667
Posted By squirtdad

I have a swift and ride mostly on the...

I have a swift and ride mostly on the hoods....but have very little to no drop from saddle to stem. but my experience over the years is that some brooks work for me and others don't. B17 on an...
02-02-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,174
Posted By squirtdad

I think 3 and 5 are highly complementary........

I think 3 and 5 are highly complementary..... imho everyone should have a bike that they can just hop on and ride for local errands (or to just clear the head) I know lot's of people who ride lots...
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