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Forum: Foo
08-15-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10,896
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Posted By fietsbob

https://scontent-sjc3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/s108...

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Forum: Touring
08-15-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 196
Posted By fietsbob

French Gilles Berthoud is another premium leather...

French Gilles Berthoud is another premium leather saddle company . https://berthoudcycles.fr/en/67-saddles
Forum: Foo
08-15-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10,896
Views: 2,261,966
Posted By fietsbob

https://scontent-sjc3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/6068...

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08-14-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 507
Posted By fietsbob

This Like A Huffy Toss? points for distance?

This Like A Huffy Toss? points for distance?
08-14-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 187
Posted By fietsbob

you taking the disc off first?

you taking the disc off first?
08-14-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 635
Posted By fietsbob

If you bought in person & were leaving the UK,...

If you bought in person & were leaving the UK, Going say to Norway. get a customs stamp at the departure point,

and get the VAT Refunded when you mail back the paperwork..

IDK,. With Brexit...
08-14-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 199
Posted By fietsbob

Other than Hi End Custom, The actual bike...

Other than Hi End Custom, The actual bike production Industry is largely coming out of Taipei, Taiwan...

US Was largely rebuilt since WW2 for suburb subdivisions serviced by private automobile &...
Forum: Touring
08-14-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By fietsbob

You mean the ones you wear on your head, after...

You mean the ones you wear on your head, after dark, in the camp?
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-14-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By fietsbob

Ask your bike shop.. wholesalers have the same...

Ask your bike shop.. wholesalers have the same wheel building machines as the bike assembly factories.


No, I wont find it for you on Amazon ..
08-14-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 270
Posted By fietsbob

It's listed on their website.. ...

It's listed on their website.. http://www.koolstop.com/english/compounds.html







....
08-14-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By fietsbob

[Test] How is your stand over clearance in Inches...

[Test] How is your stand over clearance in Inches or CM? stand flatfooted straddling the top tube. lift the front wheel off the ground,

how far up can you get it? ...
08-14-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 743
Posted By fietsbob

Electric or your effort, as the motor?

Electric or your effort, as the motor?
08-14-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,169
Posted By fietsbob

Tandems with Rohloff hubs can & did that a...

Tandems with Rohloff hubs can & did that a lot..
08-14-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 270
Posted By fietsbob

OK its not Hurricane alley kind of humidity.. ...

OK its not Hurricane alley kind of humidity.. We're in a dry season now,,
08-14-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 270
Posted By fietsbob

I'm using their Salmon Compound pads in the...

I'm using their Salmon Compound pads in the Magura HS Version , In a wet place by the sea for 12 years now..
& on my Brompton, old & New, and on virtually every bike I own. for 30+ years..

...
08-14-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 187
Posted By fietsbob

Garnet grid is for wood , Carborundum grit is for...

Garnet grid is for wood , Carborundum grit is for Metal.
08-14-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 697
Posted By fietsbob

Dud = Unexploded Ordinance .. careful in handling...

Dud = Unexploded Ordinance .. careful in handling what comes up plowing those old battlefields.
08-14-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 270
Posted By fietsbob

they have a variety of models to suit the variety...

they have a variety of models to suit the variety of brakes made. you were not specific..
Look A their website ? found them with your distributors.? http://www.koolstop.com/

threaded or plain...
08-14-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 220
Posted By fietsbob

Die redrawn cables, take 1 more step. the ...

Die redrawn cables, take 1 more step. the finished cable is pulled through a die flattening the round wires on the outside.
this would be don off the bulk spool , before fixing the head, & hot...
08-14-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By fietsbob

Bet there is information on painting on the...

Bet there is information on painting on the internet. look for the car restoring sites.
Forum: Foo
08-14-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10,896
Views: 2,261,966
Posted By fietsbob

https://scontent-sjc3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1171...

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08-13-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 187
Posted By fietsbob

I changed pads from semi metallic to organic...

I changed pads from semi metallic to organic compound and kept the discs.. the wet squeaking stopped..

changed front from Avid caliper to TRP Hy Rd.. kept the disc.

so it's a matter of...
08-13-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 337
Posted By fietsbob

No pawl springs will cause those issues , buy a...

No pawl springs will cause those issues , buy a new driver assembly..


maybe do more cleaning and service next time..
08-13-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,228
Posted By fietsbob

You add Down Force or Lift with those?

You add Down Force or Lift with those?
08-13-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 236
Posted By fietsbob

Is there an applicable UCI regulation ? , can...

Is there an applicable UCI regulation ? , can you cut and paste that here?

Are you competing in a race they regulate?
08-13-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By fietsbob

Middle chain ring on a triple , sits on your...

Middle chain ring on a triple , sits on your one by chainline...
Forum: Touring
08-13-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 358
Posted By fietsbob

Putting a Camera in it?

Putting a Camera in it?
Forum: Foo
08-13-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10,896
Views: 2,261,966
Posted By fietsbob

https://scontent-sjc3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1174...

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08-13-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By fietsbob

Cool keep on truckin'

" fitness " is what the FX line from Trek means..

Their DS line is "Dual Sport" They are built around a front Suspension fork..
08-13-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By fietsbob

N+1 time So much is required to go from 80's 7...

N+1 time So much is required to go from 80's 7 speeds to your latest 11 speed. just buy a new bike..
08-13-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 209
Posted By fietsbob

On the bike essential will replace a punctured...

On the bike essential will replace a punctured inner tube..

On the bike for an international bike tour has more tools on board..
Forum: Commuting
08-13-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By fietsbob

the smaller wheels help.. There are other options...

the smaller wheels help.. There are other options like quick turn stems and MKS EZy QR pedals to make the width flatter..

you could Rinko bag your bike @ home too..

Noted : Lg New Albion is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-13-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By fietsbob

Sturmey Archer AWC steel shell, classic may...

Sturmey Archer AWC steel shell, classic may find one used too..
S-RC3 newer aluminum hubshell .
Sturmey-Archer | S-RC3 (http://www.sturmey-archer.com/en/products/detail/s-rc3)
08-13-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 164
Posted By fietsbob

Point towards the force.. stopping is one way...

Point towards the force.. stopping is one way accelerating is the other.... which matters most for you?

Generically it does not matter ,
08-13-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 209
Posted By fietsbob

no pictures.. sorry..

no pictures.. sorry..
08-13-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By fietsbob

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhX4liVtuCc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhX4liVtuCc
08-13-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 164
Posted By fietsbob

IDK cant see from here ... change it if it...

IDK cant see from here ... change it if it matters..
08-13-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 252
Posted By fietsbob

tubeless tires... with an inner tube..

tubeless tires... with an inner tube..
08-13-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By fietsbob

This ^^^ ... Making a shorter stem part of the...

This ^^^ ... Making a shorter stem part of the shopping..
08-13-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 243
Posted By fietsbob

BITD We Hung the wheel from the pump with valve...

BITD We Hung the wheel from the pump with valve at 12:00 so not pushing the valve stem sideways

the pump head can have something behind it..

A more careful technique can be learned..
08-13-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 62
Posted By fietsbob

Van BC has Bike shops.

Measure bolt circle https://sheldonbrown.com/cribsheet-bcd.html
08-13-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By fietsbob

side effect of all the engineering to make it...

side effect of all the engineering to make it shift faster..
08-13-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,768
Posted By fietsbob

FWIW there are reinforcing mesh added in many of...

FWIW there are reinforcing mesh added in many of their better tires they call gatorskin, I have 2 47-559 (26 x 1.75 )
that were fitted on the wheels when the bike was built in 2004 .
(off...
08-13-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 396
Posted By fietsbob

No , Butyl rubber tubes have served me well for...

No , Butyl rubber tubes have served me well for my cycling life..

try the C&V Sew up tire fans.. https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/154679-totally-tubular.html
08-13-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 499
Posted By fietsbob

Lots of Europe buys what we call hybrids , for...

Lots of Europe buys what we call hybrids , for touring to gain more hand positions , you'd add figure 8 bend 'Trekking' bars.

they use all the controls of the straight bars ..

I have 2...
08-13-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By fietsbob

You are talking BB spindles they are chosen...

You are talking BB spindles they are chosen with the crank arms used..

the BB shell width ... 70, (Italy) 68 (most others) 73 (mountain bikes)
08-13-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,684
Posted By fietsbob

A simple box grid can be made, with the numbers...

A simple box grid can be made, with the numbers (gear-inches, typically) & put on your top tube as a reminder..
08-13-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 731
Posted By fietsbob

Use a new BB I cant hold the cranks in my hand...

Use a new BB
I cant hold the cranks in my hand to look , so y/n opinion withheld on your specific ones..

Just be aware of that material characteristic that I mentioned...
08-12-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 821
Posted By fietsbob

Bigger helmet mirror, perhaps? safe zone mirror...

Bigger helmet mirror, perhaps? safe zone mirror (https://www.efficientvelo.com/home/safezone/)
08-12-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By fietsbob

Lightbulb Diy

I've done so 30 years ago. DIY... halogen bulb headlight & incandescent tail light.
battery pack = 5 x 1.2v batteries in series.(= 6v) Ni Cad D's..


Now LEDs have advanced so I took it out put a...
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