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08-08-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,866
Posted By SurferRosa

Sheldon shows you how to measure it here: ...

Sheldon shows you how to measure it here:

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/cribsheet-bcd.html
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08-08-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,866
Posted By SurferRosa

:wtf: ...

:wtf:

https://images.craigslist.org/00w0w_aYkrWpTUXL_0ak07K_600x450.jpg
https://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/bik/d/clinton-davidson-road-bike-dura-ace/7169759906.html
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08-08-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 93
Posted By SurferRosa

The obw-4 is basically a 4-in-1 cone wrench that...

The obw-4 is basically a 4-in-1 cone wrench that gives you mechanical advantage when tightening brake bolt nuts. It's usually not needed unless having a problem keeping calipers like yours centered.
08-08-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 93
Posted By SurferRosa

Use a Park Tool obw-4. ...

Use a Park Tool obw-4.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Park-Tool-Offset-Brake-Wrench-Tool-Brake-Park-Obw-4-Wrnch-10-11-12-13mm-Offset/362883324929?epid=1100210872&hash=item547d881c01:g:XiAAAOSwFWhfLl6q
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08-08-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By SurferRosa

Maybe wrap the whole drivetrain in chicken wire...

Maybe wrap the whole drivetrain in chicken wire and cellophane?
08-08-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 655
Posted By SurferRosa

When do you strap on that hard, yellow thing you...

When do you strap on that hard, yellow thing you posted the other day?
08-08-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By SurferRosa

Not sealed, but probably work as well as the...

Not sealed, but probably work as well as the originals:
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08-08-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By SurferRosa

If you mean you need new pulley/jockey wheels,...

If you mean you need new pulley/jockey wheels, buy these:
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Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By SurferRosa

Pre-covid: $150 Post-covid: $300 I'd...

Pre-covid: $150
Post-covid: $300

I'd remove the rack, reroute the rear brake cable over the bars, lower the stem a little, trim the brake housing, center the tire labels over the stems, add a...
08-07-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By SurferRosa

Those Tomasso sunglasses are just the ticket...

Those Tomasso sunglasses are just the ticket whenever Higgins lets me take the Ferrari around Oahu.
08-07-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 752
Posted By SurferRosa

Yes! I just went across this afternoon after...

Yes! I just went across this afternoon after reading your post. It was fun. There are still ten of those joints, but they're not bad. I counted 26 others that were probably removed. That thing is...
08-07-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 500
Posted By SurferRosa

Nor am I. Sheldon's site taught me most...

Nor am I. Sheldon's site taught me most everything. But that little quote about Campy being ISO could be a really easy fix that someone should get to chop, chop.

I mean, who cares about post-'94...
08-07-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 500
Posted By SurferRosa

I mean a best "match," as discussed on this page...

I mean a best "match," as discussed on this page (among others I've recently run across):

Campagnolo BB Axles (http://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/components/campag-axles-comp.html)



I wish...
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By SurferRosa

Looked further and noticed hardware missing from...

Looked further and noticed hardware missing from his components, including the impossible to find anchor for the rear mech.

Not exactly "otherwise complete."
08-07-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 239
Posted By SurferRosa

Are all rims, tubes, and air pressures the same?

Are all rims, tubes, and air pressures the same?
08-07-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By SurferRosa

. ...

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https://y.yarn.co/9b5a1dce-145e-482a-9fc1-d543dc4d71f1_screenshot.jpg
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08-07-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 500
Posted By SurferRosa

I didn't include everything he wrote on that...

I didn't include everything he wrote on that webpage. He does discuss Ofmega.

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/bbtaper.html
08-07-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 500
Posted By SurferRosa

That's great, and I appreciate your post. But...

That's great, and I appreciate your post. But here's the problem. When someone reads this ...


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... and he's looking for a new cartridge bb for a "vintage" Campy crankset, he needn't...
08-07-20, 12:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By SurferRosa

B17 saddles are $126 now on ebay (new,...

B17 saddles are $126 now on ebay (new, buy-it-now). For years, they used to be around $90.
08-07-20, 12:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 500
Posted By SurferRosa

Misinformed by Sheldon? Vintage Campagnolo and JIS/ISO

We've all seen this concerning square taper standards:


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The above section could be more clear if it simply read that Campagnolo switched to ISO around 1994. And new cartridge bb's with...
08-06-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 752
Posted By SurferRosa

When I mention seeing the 520 trail closed on the...

When I mention seeing the 520 trail closed on the east side, I was trying to take it a short ways and then cut down to I-90 before taking the 520 bridge. I'm definitely trying to stay away from...
08-06-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By SurferRosa

I just priced new Brooks saddles on ebay. Wow....

I just priced new Brooks saddles on ebay. Wow. Hard to believe B17 prices now start at $126. For the several years leading up to 2020, they were below $90.

And Gyes have risen, too, by about 1/3.
08-06-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 260,815
Posted By SurferRosa

I have a nicely polished Nuovo Record in 27. ...

I have a nicely polished Nuovo Record in 27.

https://www.rellimzone.com/images/movies/national-lampoons-vacation-1983-movie-10.png
08-06-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 752
Posted By SurferRosa

Hey, man, nice shot. This is the one time you...

Hey, man, nice shot. This is the one time you coulda placed the valve stems at 7:30pm. :eek:

I'm thinkin' white seatpost flutes. :thumb:

Yesterday's high: 80
Today's high: 63
08-06-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 752
Posted By SurferRosa

It does, but it sucks. Not as smooth as I-90....

It does, but it sucks. Not as smooth as I-90. There's awful speed bumps all along it. Not sure about the bridge part, but the last time I was over there on the east side, the 520 trail was closed....
08-06-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,247
Posted By SurferRosa

This is what I mean by "conflicting accounts."...

This is what I mean by "conflicting accounts." Velobase says 111 for first gen Athena.

I read P!N20's reply above and immediately bought the Token 111 for my Chorus (Athena looking) crank. We'll...
08-05-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,194
Posted By SurferRosa

What's Puyallup's own Andycapp doing these days?...

What's Puyallup's own Andycapp doing these days? I just read an old thread where he manufactures these little aluminum plates for my missing Victory pedals.
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08-05-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,247
Posted By SurferRosa

P!N20, have you successfully mated a new...

P!N20, have you successfully mated a new cartridge bb with a 1st gen Chorus/Athena double?

I want to buy the $36 Token (Tawainese?) ISO 111mm model, but I've read so many conflicting accounts on...
08-05-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 593
Posted By SurferRosa

Search ebay for "newbaum's" and "newbaum's...

Search ebay for "newbaum's" and "newbaum's 2."
08-05-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 540
Posted By SurferRosa

Less is more. I wish someone at the old...

Less is more.

I wish someone at the old Falcon plant had thought the same. They used way too many decals ... for over two decades. At one time, my '87 had like eight decals all over it, stock from...
08-04-20, 11:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 957
Posted By SurferRosa

^ :roflmao2:

^ :roflmao2:
08-04-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 957
Posted By SurferRosa

That's a shame you lost awesome guy who helped...

That's a shame you lost awesome guy who helped with advices and amazon lanterns.
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By SurferRosa

Tall Koga-Miyata Frameset with headset

I need a wheelset. What's this tall Koga-Miyata frameset worth on its own?

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-vintage-koga-miyata-prologue/7169458693.html
......
08-04-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,247
Posted By SurferRosa

Not only does Kabuki rub it in, he takes a pic in...

Not only does Kabuki rub it in, he takes a pic in big/big out of spite.

:notamused:
08-04-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 413
Posted By SurferRosa

I use a calculator based on total weight and tire...

I use a calculator based on total weight and tire width.

Bicycle tire pressure calculator (http://www.dorkypantsr.us/bike-tire-pressure-calculator.html)
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08-04-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By SurferRosa

Can we see pics of your Fuji? What kind of hubs?...

Can we see pics of your Fuji? What kind of hubs?

If you're going 28mm or less for tires, many recommend the lighter weight Sun m13ii. It's just a nicer experience, for me anyway.
08-04-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 440
Posted By SurferRosa

Not just your humble opinion, but objective...

Not just your humble opinion, but objective truth.

You can spend $35 for a set of crap or $60 for Paselas.

#nobrainer (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=nobrainer)
08-03-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By SurferRosa

You have to remove the anodization, polish/sand...

You have to remove the anodization, polish/sand them, and then anodize them again. It will be expensive, and they probably won't have that same factory glow. They do make home anodization kits you...
08-03-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 635
Posted By SurferRosa

Getting your hands on nice stuff like these 1035...

Getting your hands on nice stuff like these 1035 hubs creates all sorts of problems.

Had I built up previous sets of wheels with dark rims, I wouldn't have this new fascination to do something...
08-03-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 635
Posted By SurferRosa

Thanks, all. Lovin' the pics. Not much...

Thanks, all. Lovin' the pics.

Not much input on difference in feel. Maybe it's too difficult to quantify.



Yeah, I'm wondering what that rim/tire color combo would look like with my...
08-03-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 260,815
Posted By SurferRosa

Those new black Kalloys are easy to deanodize and...

Those new black Kalloys are easy to deanodize and polish. I usually wrap up the top real well and leave that part black. Then, take a pipe cutter to it and cut off the length I'll never need in my...
08-03-20, 02:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 635
Posted By SurferRosa

The go fast, high-flange hub thread

These Record 1035 hubs (date code 1972) are begging me to build up and mount on my Miyata. I'm inspired by the badass black '80s bike from which they were acquired/saved/confiscated.
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08-03-20, 02:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,555
Posted By SurferRosa

Yeah, your edited version of off the top of your...

Yeah, your edited version of off the top of your head is correct. :lol:

41 is 1988.

​​​​​​​That was a pretty good year for new album releases. :innocent:
08-03-20, 01:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,195
Posted By SurferRosa

Shame. But I understand. I had to help my...

Shame. But I understand. I had to help my neighbor sunday morning tighten some bolts on a new chair she ordered. She didn't have a $10 socket set. I showed her the one my dad bought me when I was...
08-02-20, 10:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,247
Posted By SurferRosa

Yeah. Not sure I have experienced much (any?) of...

Yeah. Not sure I have experienced much (any?) of seller embellishment.

The last bike I bought, an '87 Trek 560EX, I paid what he asked and got some good info. He surely messed up on some things,...
08-02-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3,429
Views: 298,596
Posted By SurferRosa

Finally started on the frame. Removed the two...

Finally started on the frame. Removed the two long Campy seat tube decals <sadface> and the bike shop decal easily enough. The awful/cracked chainstay protector was more trouble. I kept using what I...
08-02-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15,830
Views: 1,632,469
Posted By SurferRosa

I passed an abandoned drive-in With ivy growin'...

I passed an abandoned drive-in
With ivy growin' over the screen
It was like I caught Hollywood sleepin'
Sleep without the dreams

- "Albemarle Station," David Berman
08-02-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By SurferRosa

To pull that seatpost clamp off the saddle rails,...

To pull that seatpost clamp off the saddle rails, use some wd-40. Push it to the rear of the saddle.
08-02-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By SurferRosa

That doesn't make sense. Steel doesn't bend on...

That doesn't make sense. Steel doesn't bend on its own. It takes a lot of force. Usually when this happens, other stuff breaks, like spokes.
08-02-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By SurferRosa

That cage is steel, isn't it? If it's bent, you...

That cage is steel, isn't it? If it's bent, you find out the reason it got bent and try not to do that again. Then you bend it back in place.

#steel_is_real...
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