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08-05-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 467
Posted By Tandem Tom

I would think it would work fine. I run a 9 speed...

I would think it would work fine. I run a 9 speed and use barcon friction. Love them!!
07-29-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 319
Posted By Tandem Tom

I will see if I can find a pic of what I did.

I will see if I can find a pic of what I did.
07-29-20, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 319
Posted By Tandem Tom

Thought I would share what I recently did. I have...

Thought I would share what I recently did. I have a LHT and modified a Greenfield Rear mount to work. And I add a Tubus Front Kickstand to my front pannier rack.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-03-20, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By Tandem Tom

Tomorrow's the Day!

My plan is to build up my new frame tomorrow and ride to a family gathering. I applied Framesaver a few days ago and yesterday I did some preliminary soldering of the lighting system.
I was going to...
07-02-20, 05:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By Tandem Tom

I had a similar situation. But it ended up being...

I had a similar situation. But it ended up being too much caffine!
06-28-20, 05:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By Tandem Tom

Sorry but I have to respectfully disagree with...

Sorry but I have to respectfully disagree with the "virus excuse".
A person could accept assistance and could just stand a good distance away while the repair is made.
On a recent short tour on...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-27-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By Tandem Tom

Lug lining!!

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Today, thanks to Brian Chapman's expertise, I learned about a Fluid...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-27-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,040
Posted By Tandem Tom

Guy153 That's neat! I saved that pic!!

Guy153
That's neat! I saved that pic!!
Forum: Framebuilders
06-21-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By Tandem Tom

Goody Bros. did my touring bike frame this...

Goody Bros. did my touring bike frame this winter. Fantastic job!! I will not hesitate to ship another to him.
05-18-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 760
Posted By Tandem Tom

I understand that Lake brand are available in...

I understand that Lake brand are available in wide sizes. I will be needing some in the near future so this are the ones I am going to look at.
05-07-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 954
Posted By Tandem Tom

I'm a bit late to this discussion so bear with...

I'm a bit late to this discussion so bear with me!
Is this just to have a "shiney" piece? I have a B&M light and might consider this appro.
05-04-20, 05:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,156
Posted By Tandem Tom

I am in my 7th. season on working at a bike shop....

I am in my 7th. season on working at a bike shop. I call it my fun job! My wife and I usually cycle tour for 2-3 months and we were suppose to be going to Europe. When the boss heard our trip was...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-26-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By Tandem Tom

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

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Finished the primer!
Forum: Framebuilders
04-26-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By Tandem Tom

Getting ready to prime!

Sandblasted the frame and fork and just mixed up the primer. It requires about 45 minutes to incubate. Then it is time to spray!
Getting closer!!!
Forum: Touring
04-07-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By Tandem Tom

My wife and I used it as part of our cross...

My wife and I used it as part of our cross country tour in 2014. I thought it was fantastic!!
​​​​​​I wouldn't mind doing it again!!
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Forum: Framebuilders
03-01-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By Tandem Tom

Starting to have fun!!

Having some practice brazing. I made up this rear brake hanger but was having a challenge because of the difference in material mass. So after doing some research went at it. I filed a groove to...
02-20-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 712
Posted By Tandem Tom

Brake pad toe-in?

I usually use a coin to set the toe-in but wondering if anyone has a "tool" that attaches to the pad. I keep dropping the coins!!
Thanks!
01-18-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,123
Posted By Tandem Tom

We have had our 800 since 2011 and it has been...

We have had our 800 since 2011 and it has been voir many multi month tours. It has served us well. But last year I noticed charger port was getting wonky. I ordered one of those replacement fonts but...
Forum: Touring
01-02-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By Tandem Tom

I work at a bike shop and we carry Kona. I am...

I work at a bike shop and we carry Kona. I am also the only one between both shops that tour. I am 6'-1" and I have tried both a 56&58. I found the 56 to be more comfortable. But saying that I have a...
12-30-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By Tandem Tom

I finally got registered. And I am enjoying the...

I finally got registered. And I am enjoying the site.
Forum: Framebuilders
12-13-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,669
Posted By Tandem Tom

Here are the lugs that I carved while at Doug...

Here are the lugs that I carved while at Doug Fattic's class these past few weeks. With Doug's help I spent a fair bit of time with a keeler's saw and files....
11-28-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,149
Posted By Tandem Tom

I leave Sunday for my frame building course with...

I leave Sunday for my frame building course with Doug Fattic! All my tubes ,lugs and assorted bits and pieces are packed and ready to go.
11-27-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,449
Posted By Tandem Tom

I was talking to someone the other day at the...

I was talking to someone the other day at the muffler shop. We got to talking about stay active as we get older. He was mid 40's and said he was doing a bit of walking. I to him that for my 60 th....
11-26-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,449
Posted By Tandem Tom

Great story!!

Great story!!
10-26-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,418
Posted By Tandem Tom

Wow!! We have the same hubs on our touring...

Wow!!
We have the same hubs on our touring bikes. And 2 years ago while riding across Canada my wife's started getting noisy and play started to develop. I emailed SP in Tiwain and they DHL a...
09-04-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,001
Posted By Tandem Tom

I went through the same process a year and a half...

I went through the same process a year and a half ago! I went mono and I still wear glasses with a progressive lense. But it is basically clear with only magnification at the bottom for reading. I...
08-28-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By Tandem Tom

Well, I am not looking to impress anyone. So the...

Well, I am not looking to impress anyone. So the Series 40 sounds fine.
Forum: Touring
07-09-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,096
Posted By Tandem Tom

How to ask for Chamois Butter!

We are currently touring and yesterday we were in Bratislava, Slovakia.
After I located the closest bike shop it was soon apparent that English was not working.
So I proceeded to pantomime that I...
Forum: Touring
05-04-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,489
Posted By Tandem Tom

Let the packing commence!

Started bringing all the gear down to the living room today. The piles are being create in different parts of the room for clothes , camping gear, extras and etc.. I have a spread sheet that helps...
05-04-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,053
Posted By Tandem Tom

We installed the Delta stem mount on our touring...

We installed the Delta stem mount on our touring bikes last year. This model goes underneath the stem cap.
Worked great on our trip across Europe.
Two "upgrades" I did. Replaced the time screw with...
Forum: Touring
10-20-18, 01:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,956
Posted By Tandem Tom

I have 3 Brooks B17's on different bikes. I have...

I have 3 Brooks B17's on different bikes. I have modified all 3 with cut outs and on 2 of them along with my wife's I have changed out the steel rivets to the copper ones. The B17 on my touring bike...
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