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09-19-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 239
Posted By delbiker1

The mirror is a Mirrorcycle brand. It connects...

The mirror is a Mirrorcycle brand. It connects under the hoods of 9 speed Shimano brifters. It works pretty well with not that much vibration. However, the knob that it mounts on snapped off and it...
09-19-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 247
Posted By delbiker1

Andy, very nice reply. Not at all uppity or...

Andy, very nice reply. Not at all uppity or condescending, just making a valid point and trying to help. I am very impressed.
09-19-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 239
Posted By delbiker1

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Forum: Introductions
09-18-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 68
Posted By delbiker1

Welcome TWT, nothing else gives me the feeling...

Welcome TWT, nothing else gives me the feeling that bicycling does. It is a child like joy and sense of freedom.Be safe out there!
Forum: Introductions
09-17-19, 02:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By delbiker1

Welcome to BikeForums. A lot of information and...

Welcome to BikeForums. A lot of information and help available here. Be safe, have fun.
09-16-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,057
Posted By delbiker1

Seventy three dollars blown across the road in...

Seventy three dollars blown across the road in front of me. Thought it was trash, then saw the colors and thought it might be money, 3 twenties, a ten and 3 ones.
09-16-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,714
Posted By delbiker1

I had a chain break about 1 and 1/2 miles from...

I had a chain break about 1 and 1/2 miles from home and walked the bike back. Only chain break I ever experienced. Earlier this year the NDS crank arm bolt on my Schwinn SS DBX, Truvativ GPX crank,...
09-16-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,598
Views: 131,400
Posted By delbiker1

If you are open to purchasing, there are a lot of...

If you are open to purchasing, there are a lot of them of various sizes on ebay, used and new.
Forum: Introductions
09-16-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By delbiker1

Enjoy the biking world, be safe out there.

Enjoy the biking world, be safe out there.
Forum: Introductions
09-16-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By delbiker1

Nothing does for me what bicycling does. That...

Nothing does for me what bicycling does. That sense of freedom and childlike joy! Glad to have you in the Forums and the cycling world. Enjoy and be safe!
09-15-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By delbiker1

All of my shoes are SPD with recessed cleats,...

All of my shoes are SPD with recessed cleats, except for one pair. They have 2 hole and 3 hole compatibility and I also use them with SPD. Since the cleat is not recessed, it makes a big difference...
09-15-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 52,083
Views: 6,975,568
Posted By delbiker1

I love that color, but too small.

I love that color, but too small.
09-15-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By delbiker1

Comments on Soma Saga

Not sure where to post this thread, so if it needs to be moved, please do so. Not classic or vintage. I looked at this Soma Saga today and really liked the set up and the color, very good condition....
09-15-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 21,491
Posted By delbiker1

I am sorry I did not know about this weekend in...

I am sorry I did not know about this weekend in Hollandale. I want to attend this next year. I can make it a dual purpose trip, visit family and friends in Rockford/Loves Park, IL, and attend the...
09-15-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 537
Posted By delbiker1

Sorry, and thanks for correcting me. I somehow...

Sorry, and thanks for correcting me. I somehow missed the disc brakes in the parenthesis.
09-15-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 537
Posted By delbiker1

Kool stop salmon, orange, brake pads. I started...

Kool stop salmon, orange, brake pads. I started using them last year and will not go back to regular, black, Shimano or other brand name pads. They brake very well, noiselessly.
09-15-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By delbiker1

bar tape

I got it from my LBS back in May of this year. I have a few people ask about it. They do not have anymore.
09-15-19, 03:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By delbiker1

That is a 2004 Passat. I purchased it in 2014...

That is a 2004 Passat. I purchased it in 2014 with only 34,000 miles on it. Just topped 100,000 last month. Only bad repair bill was replacing transmission gear selector, mostly labor costs. Thanks...
09-14-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By delbiker1

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I have an Ochsner, steel frame, that...
09-14-19, 02:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 819
Posted By delbiker1

Nice frame, I am looking for this type of...

Nice frame, I am looking for this type of bike/frame, 53-55 cm, but this one is too small.
09-13-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 787
Posted By delbiker1

That is the same kind of ignorant, intolerant,...

That is the same kind of ignorant, intolerant, unsubstantiated remark that so many vehicle operators make about bicyclists. If you are going to run your mouth about a subject, give it some substance...
09-13-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 21,491
Posted By delbiker1

I wish I had known about this Hollandale get...

I wish I had known about this Hollandale get together. I would love to do it. I live in south-coastal Delaware, but my hometown is Loves Park,Illinois. Only a couple of hours away. Spent quite a bit...
09-13-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By delbiker1

Down tube cable stop mounts are present. You...

Down tube cable stop mounts are present. You should just need the cable stops and the levers. Should be fairly easy to find, Ebay, BikeForums, bike/gear websites. I am not knowledgeable enough to...
09-13-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5,454
Views: 431,866
Posted By delbiker1

Used Zipp road handlebars, very good condition....

Used Zipp road handlebars, very good condition. Just need to remove some glue residue. I believe I am going to mount them on my Airborne Zeppelin.
09-13-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By delbiker1

Already done. Fixit stix.

Already done. Fixit stix.
09-13-19, 02:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By delbiker1

Thanks for the info, I did not know FSA Omega...

Thanks for the info, I did not know FSA Omega were available with 120 BCD. One of the reasons I like BikeForums, info to be learned from others experience.
09-12-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By delbiker1

I am a little confused. How do you mount 120/90...

I am a little confused. How do you mount 120/90 BCD rings on a crank that is 110 BCD? Are you saying your Omega crank is 120/90 BCD?
09-12-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By delbiker1

I am curious as to what crankset you are using to...

I am curious as to what crankset you are using to get to a 46/30 set up.
Forum: Introductions
09-12-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By delbiker1

Welcome to BikeForums, hope you wind up with a...

Welcome to BikeForums, hope you wind up with a bike that you really like and will stick with the riding. A lot of info available on these forums.
09-12-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By delbiker1

I see you prefer a Sugino or Shimano, but a new...

I see you prefer a Sugino or Shimano, but a new 130 BCD 48T Vuelta is available on Ebay. I have a 48T and it works with Shimano 6500 great. I believe Jenson USA 50T Sugino in 130 BCD but no ramps and...
09-12-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By delbiker1

I have a steel frame that had a dent in the front...

I have a steel frame that had a dent in the front of the head tube, about a nickle size and maybe 1/4 inch deep. When I rebuilt the bike I took it down to bare metal and sanded it out to 1800 grit...
09-11-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,155
Posted By delbiker1

One road bike, steel frame, has a 50 T with 14/25...

One road bike, steel frame, has a 50 T with 14/25 cassette and another, titanium frame, has a 48 T with 12/27. I no longer have a need for 52/53 rings. They have plenty of high and enough low for my...
Forum: Introductions
09-10-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By delbiker1

Welcome to bike forums. Stick with it and...

Welcome to bike forums. Stick with it and remember, "It is a process."
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,613
Posted By delbiker1

Personally, unless I am commuting or doing...

Personally, unless I am commuting or doing errands, I seldom go for a bike ride with a plan or a set route. I am fortunate that where I live I can go many different ways and not be all that...
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By delbiker1

I realized that the frame is not aluminum, and...

I realized that the frame is not aluminum, and that there is no suspension. I cannot tell sizes too well just by looking at a picture. However, the bike is listed on another Philadelphia C'list for...
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By delbiker1

Surly LHT

This bike is for sale on Craiglist and it looks like an incredible price. Any comments on value or the bike itself are appreciated.
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09-09-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By delbiker1

I have seen the same answer in a couple of...

I have seen the same answer in a couple of reviews on the GRX. Suggestion is to buy a GRX front derailleur. Not sure but I believe I have seen them for around $40, but that is for the 10 speed.
09-09-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By delbiker1

I feel the same about my steel vs CF bikes. The...

I feel the same about my steel vs CF bikes. The comfortability and quiet operation more than make up for the weight penalty. I also have people compliment me on the looks of my bike. When that come...
09-09-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 856
Posted By delbiker1

For me, learning bike mechanics has been a...

For me, learning bike mechanics has been a definite positive in my enjoyment of bicycling. I much appreciate not having to go the LBS route for most things. There are 2 really good bike shops within...
09-09-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By delbiker1

Definitely in some hill country around Lancaster....

Definitely in some hill country around Lancaster. I would be using 48/38 T chainrings with a 11/30 or 32 cassette. Running these different drivetrain components not much of a problem with the...
09-09-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By delbiker1

As for "upgrading", it depends on how much you...

As for "upgrading", it depends on how much you want to invest. If you go to brifters, you would also need to switch out other components. I have an early 90's bike that has a lot of original parts...
Forum: Introductions
09-09-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By delbiker1

Welcome to the bike world. Have fun and be safe.

Welcome to the bike world. Have fun and be safe.
09-08-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2,937
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Views: 384,242
Posted By delbiker1

Far out Man! Lotta Freaks!

Far out Man! Lotta Freaks!
09-08-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By delbiker1

Quote Steelbikeguy: Olmo does seem to have...

Quote Steelbikeguy: Olmo does seem to have produced some flashy bikes in the 70's and 80's, and my Olmo Competition was part of that.
The candy paint, i.e. a translucent colored top layer over a...
09-08-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 441
Posted By delbiker1

Really only one way to find out. Unless you know...

Really only one way to find out. Unless you know what tires you want to use and the either the manufacturer or the seller can quote you the real measurements, not what they state them to be. Maybe a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,727
Posted By delbiker1

REO Speedwagon, "Roll With the Changes", "Riding...

REO Speedwagon, "Roll With the Changes", "Riding the Storm Out".
09-08-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 441
Posted By delbiker1

Kind of hard to tell from the picture angles, but...

Kind of hard to tell from the picture angles, but I do not see how 32 or wider are going to fit. You might have enough height on the rear brake bridge but I think not between the stays. The front...
09-08-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,252
Posted By delbiker1

I obviously do not know the color scheme you are...

I obviously do not know the color scheme you are looking for. A couple of options you might consider: Do more searching, especially manufacturers and builders you have not checked out, look for a...
09-07-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By delbiker1

Cleat settings that put the pedal axles right on...

Cleat settings that put the pedal axles right on the back of the balls of my feet are what work best for me.
09-07-19, 06:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,734
Posted By delbiker1

It does not look like it would be easy to work...

It does not look like it would be easy to work on, especially while out on a ride.
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