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10-19-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 276
Posted By masi61

I believe that this particular setup has a nicely...

I believe that this particular setup has a nicely damped ride. Not buzzy at all. The fact that the frame is titanium Iím sure helps too. Also my favorite saddle is the Selle Italia Turbomatic team....
10-19-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 276
Posted By masi61

I’ve written about my Ritchey Superlogic...

I’ve written about my Ritchey Superlogic “Flexlogic” post in another thread where I talked about my tiny (for me) titanium road bike that I made work for me. By having my 330mm post maxed out at the...
10-17-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By masi61

That 7400 series freehub in the picture does not...

That 7400 series freehub in the picture does not appear to be a 7402 I donít think. The freehub body is less long than the 7700 below it. This makes me think it is a 7 speed which (I believe, but we...
10-17-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By masi61

Is there any possibility that the chemicals in...

Is there any possibility that the chemicals in the sealant softened the latex inner tube contributing to the flat? Repairing a tubular tire with a latex inner tube containing tubeless sealant sounds...
10-17-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,634
Posted By masi61

Yeah, I discussed the issue with my LBS mechanic....

Yeah, I discussed the issue with my LBS mechanic. He was encouraging but in more of a ďtry it out and see what happensĒ kind of way.
...
10-17-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By masi61

HaHa - no, they (Wittson Illuminati m/l titanium...

HaHa - no, they (Wittson Illuminati m/l titanium disc road frames)are home here. I was delayed on the build(s). The internal mechanical cable routing and the internal brake hose routing, along with...
10-16-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By masi61

Thanks! I will take that as a complement. My...

Thanks! I will take that as a complement. My original nice road bike a Masi Gran Criterium had some Campy on it but mostly Record steel headset, Nuovo Record rear derailleur, and Campy seat collar...
10-16-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By masi61

N+2 phase of life

Well my excuse is that I'm a bit too busy to manage all my projects. I have a lot of fun conceptualizing my different (mostly road) bike builds.





In the past I based my season's riding on a...
10-16-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,634
Posted By masi61

Locating a longer (modern but still classic...

Locating a longer (modern but still classic looking) seatpost for a smaller, horizontal top tube bike is an excellent way to keep a classic & vintage frame relevant to modern fit sensibilities. I’m...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-16-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By masi61

Well I removed the derailleur hanger which then...

Well I removed the derailleur hanger which then allowed me to pop out the pictured flanged ferrule which sticks into the chainstay.

I measured the internal diameter of the stooped hole (with a...
10-15-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By masi61

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Just having the headset is pretty cool since it...
10-15-19, 04:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By masi61

Since you say 135mm I assume you are talking...

Since you say 135mm I assume you are talking about a cyclocross or touring or hybrid road bike.

Chris King pricing is steep, but you could look at White Industries to save a little or Hope to save...
10-14-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By masi61

Your accomplishments as a teenager with cycling...

Your accomplishments as a teenager with cycling are part of your cyclist’s resume. You did that and it was awesome. Can you do it again? Yes, but not the same way.

You already have strung...
10-14-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By masi61

I thought you were going to say that you were not...

I thought you were going to say that you were not a fan due to the parts being so upscale and therefore over-priced for what the average person needs. Such made in USA goodness to me is worth it for...
10-14-19, 03:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By masi61

Removal of the freehub body might allow you to...

Removal of the freehub body might allow you to soak it a little better in WD40 or mineral spirits. Since you don’t possess the TL-FH10, you seem to be on the right track getting the freehub operating...
10-11-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 308
Posted By masi61

As a test, you could remove the bolt and nut that...

As a test, you could remove the bolt and nut that are holding the claw in the dropout and then just tighten the quick release skewer good and tight after pulling the wheel as far back as possible in...
10-11-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 221
Posted By masi61

This is a good point. I have a Shimano cable and...

This is a good point. I have a Shimano cable and housing cutter tool that has a ferrule crimper on it. The idea is that once the housing is cut to length, you put the (metal) ferrule on it then crimp...
10-10-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By masi61

Same chain. Iím pretty sure the chainring teeth...

Same chain. Iím pretty sure the chainring teeth are the same @ 30/39/53.
10-10-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,090
Posted By masi61

Interesting that Zinn chose titanium frame...

Interesting that Zinn chose titanium frame tubing. I was aware that titanium had a type of property where it flexes a little and provides increased comfort but I guess I saw that as ad advantage for...
10-10-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By masi61

Subtle triple road chainring spacing differences.

Does anyone know if Shimano triple crankset series such as Ultegra 6503/6603/6703 and Dura Ace 7703/7803 differ in any meaningful way with respect to which front derailleur and which triple STI front...
10-10-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 326
Posted By masi61

Help! Set-in stains on bike jerseys!

I like to wear light colored bike jerseys. I also carry fruit in the back pockets and my grubby paws wipe dirt from my tires. So I always get some nasty stains at the openings of my back pockets. I...
10-10-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,248
Posted By masi61

Iím curious about the 2 titanium bikes on the...

Iím curious about the 2 titanium bikes on the list. What about them didnít work out for you?
10-09-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,038
Posted By masi61

That Concorde must really be smooth. Because that...

That Concorde must really be smooth. Because that Moots has a lot of comfort going from it based on the appearance. I mean it even has a layback titanium post on it. I'm curious what kind of tires...
10-07-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 444
Posted By masi61

What a great craftsman! So rare these days. I...

What a great craftsman! So rare these days. I would love to find out if he does other people’s saddles or just his own.

I have 2 or 3 bad condition Selle Italia Turbomatic 2 saddles that deserve...
10-05-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,208
Posted By masi61

Sacrificing your bottle cage bolts just for your...

Sacrificing your bottle cage bolts just for your Road Morph pump is un-necessary. Topeak makes a mounting bracket that permits you to click the Roadmorph off to the side and then bolt the bottle cage...
10-02-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By masi61

Here is the schematic I have been working from:...

Here is the schematic I have been working from:...
10-02-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By masi61

I think the Dura Ace version might be different...

I think the Dura Ace version might be different enough that you could have your 105ís or your Ultegraís and they will run a long, long time with no maintenance like that. I believe the axle cartridge...
10-01-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By masi61

Thanks! I like it!

Thanks! I like it!
10-01-19, 02:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By masi61

Thanks. It looks like a nice design. Iíll have to...

Thanks. It looks like a nice design. Iíll have to take some measurements and see if there is room for the cage to sit lower.
Iíd Still like to see a pure side loading cage in stainless or titanium....
09-30-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By masi61

Side entry bottle cage in stainless or titanium?

My new compact titanium disc road frame looks cool with King Cage Iris stainless bottle cages.

But then I tried mounting my large water bottle on he seat tube & NO GO!

Not enough clearance....
09-30-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 849
Posted By masi61

Is you Trek Domane Series 6 a rim brake or disc...

Is you Trek Domane Series 6 a rim brake or disc brake version? I would like to know in case the screech is in any way related to the brake rotors.

Interesting that you are using idiopathic in this...
09-30-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By masi61

Good point. I may have to preload them right up...

Good point. I may have to preload them right up to the point where there is some resistance to turning (but no grinding).

I think I might have just failed to sufficiently tighten down the locknut...
09-30-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By masi61

3/4" UHMW Wood River "Thick Strips" from Woodcraft as tubeless rim tape?

Woodcraft supply sells a product called Thick Strips. These are rolls of adhesive backed UHMW material that is either 3/4" wide or 3" wide. It looks like helicopter tape that is used on chainstays to...
09-30-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,515
Posted By masi61

You are considering purchasing another Cannodale?...

You are considering purchasing another Cannodale? Which model Cannondale did you formerly own? A lot of those were super stiff. So a jarring ride and problems with your rims could be about a lot more...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-29-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By masi61

The builder emailed me back. He says the...

The builder emailed me back.
He says the Teflon liner is supposed to remain on the frame and be trimmed to fit. He said that the 2 nose pieces provided are for inserting ito the headtube.

I got...
09-29-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,352
Posted By masi61

Advantages of 6 bolt disc hubs over CenterLock?

I was wondering what folks preferences are for mounting brake rotors - 6 bolt or Centerlock?

I’m simultaneously building up 2 disc brake road bikes and I only have one wheelset right now - a Mavic...
09-28-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By masi61

Service interval for Dura Ace 9000 or 9100 series pedals?

Iíve been using Dura Ace PD-9000 & PD-R9100 pedals on my 2 road bikes. I really like them. They are lightweight and they are easy to click into and out of which makes me feel more confident starting...
09-26-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,481
Posted By masi61

Who would have thought that a Dura Ace 7700...

Who would have thought that a Dura Ace 7700 double FD would work in this application - brilliant!
09-26-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,027
Posted By masi61

Great! The idea of using a road link with...

Great!

The idea of using a road link with vintage Campy is such a cool idea. I have an 8 speed Ergopower Record shifter set and an 8 speed era (Athena or Chorus) short cage rear derailleur, both...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,157
Posted By masi61

+1 to this. It is just a shame that 90% of the...

+1 to this. It is just a shame that 90% of the ones on the used market have significant scratching of the finish. I wish one of the crankskin type of companies would make a type of protective wrap...
09-25-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,027
Posted By masi61

I concur! Very nice! That is quite a wide range...

I concur! Very nice! That is quite a wide range of gearing!

Any issues with the Road Link such as a sacrifice in shifting precision over the smaller cogs in order to have the capability to access...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-25-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By masi61

Yes, finding out the builder's intent is what I...

Yes, finding out the builder's intent is what I have been trying to do. This frame is very well crafted. I have sent him several messages (one a question through eBay and another through email on his...
09-25-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By masi61

Big/Big and small/small are both gears that you...

Big/Big and small/small are both gears that you should not normally be using. If you add links this would be OK if you intend to ride occasionally in the Big/Big combination. But then the consequence...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-25-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By masi61

Thank you! I have no framebuilding experience and...

Thank you! I have no framebuilding experience and if I went with something like that it would need to be just held in place by the tension of the cable or maybe it could be epoxied in place?
Forum: Framebuilders
09-25-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By masi61

this is interesting. Where can I buy a stainless...

this is interesting. Where can I buy a stainless steel bottle boss?

That is a pretty small hole. I think I have some stepped ferules around somewhere that I may try. I don't think the stepped part...
09-23-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,731
Posted By masi61

Since this is C&V - here’s what I do for my 126mm...

Since this is C&V - here’s what I do for my 126mm spaced 6/7 speed bike - I run a triple front and 7 speed cassette rear. Currently the rear cassette is 12-23 7-speed mated to an Ultegra 6503 triple...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-23-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By masi61

thanks for the reply. I'm still confused though....

thanks for the reply. I'm still confused though. I can see where I'll most likely need to take this one into the LBS mechanic for a consultation.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-23-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By masi61

They provided me with 2 shift cable ferrules that...

They provided me with 2 shift cable ferrules that have that plastic extension on it. I don't really like that the ferule isn't going to lock into the socket more positively. Also, I'm still confused...
09-22-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By masi61

:) Thanks! Thank you too!

:) Thanks!



Thank you too!
09-22-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By masi61

Cane Creek 110 top cap tighter on 1-1/8Ē steer tube

...compared with Cane Creek 40 top cap.

I have have this lovely 110 blue anodized tall top cap that I got as an upgrade for a more custom look on the titanium frame Iím building up.

It may...
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