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Forum: Touring
09-21-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 853
Posted By daviddavieboy

Itís been a bit and have a good start on the...

Itís been a bit and have a good start on the frame. For now I have a set of gravel wheels with sawtooth tires, a deore direct mount rear derailleur and TRP Spyre calipers. I have a deore triple on...
Forum: Touring
09-17-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By daviddavieboy

Like the post above but I would add to turn off...

Like the post above but I would add to turn off scrolling as well. When started you will have to manually select that training page and it will stay there.
09-13-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,385
Posted By daviddavieboy

This is my gravel bike which is also a road bike....

This is my gravel bike which is also a road bike. Usually leave my house on a ride on pavement and if I find gravel roads along the way than I don't need to turn around. It may be 50 years old but so...
Forum: Touring
09-08-20, 03:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 929
Posted By daviddavieboy

This is sort of my backyard. I have trucked out...

This is sort of my backyard. I have trucked out of the Atlantic Provinces for almost 30 years and cycled long before that. If you can postpone the trip until the end of Sept, the foliage is amazing....
Forum: Touring
09-06-20, 04:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 853
Posted By daviddavieboy

I do. Some of the area is quite rugged. For...

I do. Some of the area is quite rugged. For instance here are a few pics I scouted out. They would be on my 2nd day from home. These are the more ‘tame’ sections, there were places where it is no...
Forum: Touring
09-04-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 853
Posted By daviddavieboy

I am not unfamiliar with multi day trips as I...

I am not unfamiliar with multi day trips as I have a classic bike I have used for what you would call "credit card touring". Being said the biggest two days would be 100 mile back to back but...
Forum: Touring
09-03-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 853
Posted By daviddavieboy

Thanks for your feedback. On this side of the...

Thanks for your feedback. On this side of the continent I don't think I would ever encounter anything I would need a 28 cog. My wheels are 29er with 42mm sawtooth tires and a 51x10 12 speed. If I...
Forum: Touring
09-02-20, 02:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 853
Posted By daviddavieboy

Thoughts on a Trek 920

For many decades I was only a road rider until I bought a Cross Check in 2016. It was great not being limited to smooth dirt trails but the Surly was not very comfortable on rides much over 4 or 5...
08-02-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6,518
Views: 587,227
Posted By daviddavieboy

A couple sets of Suntour shifters. The symmetric...

A couple sets of Suntour shifters. The symmetric are new take off (80ís) and the power shifters are NOS with minor shop wear. I am keeping the symmetric and unloading the others. I know the fellow...
07-23-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By daviddavieboy

What is with these French bikes !

I donít particularly like them and I would rather not collect them so why do they keep popping up at my house. I saw this and just could not resist. Not sure if it was the $5.00 each price tag or...
06-19-20, 04:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By daviddavieboy

Please do not put words in my mouth and I...

Please do not put words in my mouth and I apologize if I gave the wrong impression. By "scrap" I am meaning I will probably not rebuild but possibly pass it on. Also, being presumptuous does nothing...
06-18-20, 02:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By daviddavieboy

Great frame ? Hardly. After stripping and seeing...

Great frame ? Hardly. After stripping and seeing sloppy brazing with much filing and crooked lugs, along with poor chrome and the dent I will just scrap this. I wonder if they were training someone...
06-17-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 24,201
Posted By daviddavieboy

I like bar end shifters as well. I am on the hunt...

I like bar end shifters as well. I am on the hunt for a set for Campy equipped touring build.
06-17-20, 02:17 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 24,201
Posted By daviddavieboy

Thank you. Yes it is Super Record equipped and 6...

Thank you. Yes it is Super Record equipped and 6 speed. Not hard to shift these, just need to ride with one hand.
06-15-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By daviddavieboy

Thoughts about a Grandis please

I bought this Grandis years ago for the SR parts on another build I was doing at the time and just put the frame away. Now with nothing to do I dug it out and had a closer look. It has been repainted...
06-14-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,654
Posted By daviddavieboy

It is. in the last 3 weeks I let 3 go. Now I...

It is. in the last 3 weeks I let 3 go. Now I gotta decide what frame to build next. A 77í Grandis Superleggera or a 82í Mercier Formule 1.
06-12-20, 02:04 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 24,201
Posted By daviddavieboy

Here is a repaint of one I have owned for a bit....

Here is a repaint of one I have owned for a bit. I should have went over the wheels cause' I broke a spoke the other day and buffed the paint off the inside of the chainstay. Oh well - have airbrush...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 161,140
Posted By daviddavieboy

My newest build. Self done airbrushed waffle...

My newest build. Self done airbrushed waffle pattern paint and decals.

...
05-30-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By daviddavieboy

The truth - I am part dumb-ass and when I did...

The truth - I am part dumb-ass and when I did that tube I had the wrong paint in the airbrush, either that or breathing in too many paint/reducer fumes. Nevertheless I had to strip it and re-do as...
05-30-20, 03:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By daviddavieboy

Covid bike build 99% done

I couldn't wait any longer and had to go for a ride on the ALMOST complete rebuild. I forgot how well it rode and probably be getting most of the attention by me. Paint, lettering, etc done in my...
05-26-20, 02:12 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,677
Posted By daviddavieboy

Paint is finished and some of the lettering done...

Paint is finished and some of the lettering done as well. I have chosen to paint the lettering as opposed to decals. Still need to clear coat as well. Anyone have thoughts on cable housing? Thinking...
05-20-20, 01:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,831
Posted By daviddavieboy

Stickers / stencils on my current build so far. ...

Stickers / stencils on my current build so far.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/7e89f66a_d194_4a76_bc63_bc566fa64684_910a1bb17949a3eab5fd284f29529e9d44a5c843.jpeg...
05-09-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By daviddavieboy

Boredom is a terrible thing

While waiting for the paint to cure on a rebuild I am doing plus no cycling due to a bad sprain. A little photoshop time and some vinyl put through a cutting machine and viola! Not bad for a third...
05-09-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By daviddavieboy

I hope not not I just bought 4 turbo cotton ďhell...

I hope not not I just bought 4 turbo cotton ďhell of the northĒ tires. Tan wall and they wear ok. A friend put 3000-4000 km on them last year and he is a heavy guy. He did have a few flats but...
04-21-20, 03:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,557
Posted By daviddavieboy

Could someone please inform me on this topic. Is...

Could someone please inform me on this topic. Is there a specific "Belgian Tape" or is this referring to the process? (Which probably should be called Belgian taping) I have glued tires. I have...
04-19-20, 02:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 981
Posted By daviddavieboy

Man, that must have been a PITA. All the ones I...

Man, that must have been a PITA. All the ones I have are attached to the brake pad holder and would have to be cut/ground off.
04-19-20, 01:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,059
Posted By daviddavieboy

He must have been selling a different GS tire...

He must have been selling a different GS tire that used to buy. I have had multiple pinhole flats with them but what destroyed all of them was a side wall cut. That being said I did use them on and...
04-06-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By daviddavieboy

I am inclined as well to think the punch marks...

I am inclined as well to think the punch marks are locating marks and the dent is well . . . Just a dent. As long as I have rode it it has had Campy SR parts but it had a Suntour AR front derailleur...
04-06-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By daviddavieboy

This is another picture to show the orientation...

This is another picture to show the orientation of the dent. ...
04-06-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By daviddavieboy

Seat tube stamped or just a dent?

For good or bad I was very bored (too much for my own good) and decided it was time to refinish an old Moser. Any way as I stripped the paint off the seat tube and got to a dent I always knew was...
04-05-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 549
Posted By daviddavieboy

I have two Competition GS. Is there anything I...

I have two Competition GS. Is there anything I can check specifically? I had a look and your is earlier than both of mine as mine have cable guides under the BB and bottle bosses. They do not have...
04-05-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,807
Posted By daviddavieboy

It's not in the app it is while you are on zwift....

It's not in the app it is while you are on zwift. You are either in ERG mode (training) or you are in sim mode where you have the option of raising or lowering the "difficulty" of the grades by...
04-05-20, 02:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By daviddavieboy

DANG I thought they were the crappy ones and put...

DANG I thought they were the crappy ones and put them in the bottom of the junk box. When / if I rebuild the next ones I will be using them.
04-05-20, 02:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,807
Posted By daviddavieboy

Don't forget to turn the trainer to 100% to get...

Don't forget to turn the trainer to 100% to get the real road feel of the hills. I love my Kinetic.

TrojanHorse what is you computer specs, which version of the GTX1060? I am going to assume the...
04-05-20, 01:51 AM
Replies: 19,617
Views: 3,211,064
Posted By daviddavieboy

FREAKIN CLICK BAIT ! now I have no soul !

FREAKIN CLICK BAIT ! now I have no soul !
04-05-20, 01:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By daviddavieboy

I don't know a lot about them but I have noticed...

I don't know a lot about them but I have noticed that there is a difference in the cones as well. Some of them are bright and shiny as in the picture with the package of 5 and some are black. I would...
04-05-20, 01:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By daviddavieboy

This /\ /\ . Plus even after a spray job, they...

This /\ /\ . Plus even after a spray job, they always get stone chips, scrapes, slips with tools etc that always look like crap.

Wileyone it can be softened up with a blow torch and scraped off...
04-05-20, 01:04 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,984
Posted By daviddavieboy

Not cycling related but once I was delivering 12'...

Not cycling related but once I was delivering 12' x 30' concrete slabs with a semi in South Boston. The hole I had to get into was a blind side reverse with a hard turn going down hill. I did get...
04-05-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 25,018
Posted By daviddavieboy

I was planning to still come until they closed...

I was planning to still come until they closed the Canada/USA border but would not have ridden in the rain, even with the multi day drive to get there. It would have been great to meet new people and...
04-02-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By daviddavieboy

Oh I have read it, right at the top where it says...

Oh I have read it, right at the top where it says updated April 1, 2020 which I think is a Wednesday. I could be wrong though as the days are blending together. If anything it shows that no one...
04-01-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By daviddavieboy

And now today 3100 according to CDC. This is...

And now today 3100 according to CDC. This is serious stuff and I see people out like there is nothing wrong.
04-01-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By daviddavieboy

Where did you get that ?? As of Mar 31, 2020...

Where did you get that ?? As of Mar 31, 2020 there is only 163,539 cases and 2,860 deaths in the USA according to the CDC. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-updates/cases-in-us.html....
04-01-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By daviddavieboy

I plan to do a 100mi as well but where I live...

I plan to do a 100mi as well but where I live there the biggest hill is 600' in 2 mi. I am still in a frozen wasteland so there is no off roads for me but at least the pave' is dry at times albeit...
04-01-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,252
Posted By daviddavieboy

randyjawa I wish you were out my way (NB) I have...

randyjawa I wish you were out my way (NB) I have a few I could let go for a good price. Best of luck !
03-30-20, 02:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,524
Posted By daviddavieboy

If it has Decor or a team paint scheme than...

If it has Decor or a team paint scheme than always the Colnago. The Colnago is a work of art the other is a bike. The Colnago will have a higher return if you sell it. I am biased though.
03-28-20, 03:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,049
Posted By daviddavieboy

There has been testing as to the dispersal in...

There has been testing as to the dispersal in air and the only way they they could make it travel more than 6' was with a special machine that aerosolized it in a lab. According to them it is...
03-27-20, 03:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,294
Posted By daviddavieboy

It happens with everyone I think at one time or...

It happens with everyone I think at one time or another. Last year was a bad one for me but with baby steps we will eventually get back to where we want to be. I constantly put 5000-6000 KM/year on...
03-27-20, 03:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,278
Posted By daviddavieboy

Check the interweb, one thing 'Dales are known...

Check the interweb, one thing 'Dales are known for is noise. That's why they are called creakingdales in the mechanic world. I have had many.
03-27-20, 03:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By daviddavieboy

Whats your point ?? He wants to get more exposure...

Whats your point ?? He wants to get more exposure and this is one of the larger sub-forums.



This is good advice here as well as from Maelochs who is in the same boat or a little worse off...
03-27-20, 02:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,061
Posted By daviddavieboy

Bag Blam is very good and It is antiseptic. It is...

Bag Blam is very good and It is antiseptic. It is tenacious though. Udder cream works good as well and is easier to get out. Yes I am a cow.
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