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07-15-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By squirtdad

this was going to be my question. I have a...

this was going to be my question. I have a friend in Göteborg who rides a velo bike....... I could get more info on what he rides and sources if it is of interest
07-15-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 827
Posted By squirtdad

she could always hang your motorcycle.....but big...

she could always hang your motorcycle.....but big chains :)
07-15-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 827
Posted By squirtdad

something like this, but maybe not quite as...

something like this, but maybe not quite as grungy was my first thought..... maybe something like a classic Schwinn Ladies bike or like this sears (it is HER coffee shop)
...
07-12-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By squirtdad

very nice.....congrats

very nice.....congrats
Forum: Framebuilders
07-12-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,756
Posted By squirtdad

Good mask of course is the first....some people...

Good mask of course is the first....some people will only do it with a positive airflow mask.

I did this once and used the pre-val sprayers ...which worked, but your set up sounds better

if you...
07-12-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 51,387
Views: 6,718,852
Posted By squirtdad

got it .....thanks...... too big, but the...

got it .....thanks...... too big, but the significant other would not notice the addition due to the color.......unlike how fast she noticed the red de rosa :)
07-12-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,892
Posted By squirtdad

I wonder how long the carbon chain rings last. ...

I wonder how long the carbon chain rings last. and everything in general

I was happy that my team miyata came in at 21....which is just under factory spec
07-12-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 81,886
Posted By squirtdad

this was a old zombie thread..... not really cool...

this was a old zombie thread..... not really cool to open these up. Create a new thread if there is a need
07-12-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By squirtdad

I have ridden (and owned one 40 years ago) adult...

I have ridden (and owned one 40 years ago) adult 3 wheelers like this, and there are pretty unstable in turns. I would be really careful about adding power. Also, even with adding some...
07-12-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,880
Posted By squirtdad

in these situations, ask yourself: How good is...

in these situations, ask yourself: How good is my health insurance and how is my pain resistance? you may ride fine, or you may have a surprise failure, odds may be in favor of the former, ...
07-11-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 935
Posted By squirtdad

IME depends on the brooks saddle. I have a...

IME depends on the brooks saddle. I have a b17 on and upgright postition bike. I need the rear of the saddle parrallel to the ground, which put the nose up a little bit. i slipped before I...
07-09-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By squirtdad

pretty sure a well know rebuilder PastorBobninh...

pretty sure a well know rebuilder PastorBobninh uses super lube synthetic grease which is like 5 or 6 bucks for 3 ounces. It seems pretty available. (and for a bit more he uses Finish line...
07-09-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By squirtdad

in your head....... I have been up to 285 and no...

in your head....... I have been up to 285 and no problems with my miyata 1400 (89) Now riding a 90/91 derosa at 260
07-09-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By squirtdad

23 will work, use high pressures.... but 25 or...

23 will work, use high pressures.... but 25 or 28 if you can fit will be better.

also remember the ride on one 23 does not equal the ride on another. I could not believe how much better the...
07-09-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,349
Posted By squirtdad

think big picture what is the bike worth? is it...

think big picture what is the bike worth? is it work it to replace the whole crankset? or cranset and bb if moving to another brand?

Also what happens if you kludge a repair and it goes...
07-09-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By squirtdad

pretty neat

pretty neat
07-09-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,030
Posted By squirtdad

Nice build, I am a fan of thumb shifters for...

Nice build, I am a fan of thumb shifters for citi bikes.... cest bien
07-09-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,552
Posted By squirtdad

I would disagree...buy good tools. they last and...

I would disagree...buy good tools. they last and work better. as as simple example the difference between the chain tool in one of the 50 buck or so kits and a park is night and day. I used the...
07-09-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By squirtdad

brass brush on a drill. doubt rims are steel ...

brass brush on a drill. doubt rims are steel see this in c&V (which is probably a better place for tubular questions) https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/154679-totally-tubular.html
07-09-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,780
Posted By squirtdad

Search for posts by hotwheels for some...

Search for posts by hotwheels for some fairings.......
07-03-19, 12:24 PM
07-03-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By squirtdad

I think you are missing some spokes and bar tape...

I think you are missing some spokes and bar tape :)

very nice
07-02-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,537
Posted By squirtdad

As usual hotbike is showing his innovative...

As usual hotbike is showing his innovative forward thinking design skills
07-02-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,683
Posted By squirtdad

soon to hit will be all the abandoned fixies

soon to hit will be all the abandoned fixies
07-02-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 51,387
Views: 6,718,852
Posted By squirtdad

Schwinn Paramount frame and fork, 58cm, 1972 P-15...

Schwinn Paramount frame and fork, 58cm, 1972 P-15 full chrome - $850 (mountain view) https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/bik/d/mountain-view-schwinn-paramount-frame/6913493442.html

very tempting to...
07-01-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By squirtdad

Bike repair station

After years of lobbying, I finally got work to put in a repair station pump. better bike parking next (beige boxes behind are bike lockers, but there are not enough and no place to lock up a bike...
07-01-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 797
Posted By squirtdad

OP I would avoid spending big bucks on an old...

OP I would avoid spending big bucks on an old low end bike. (and I like old bikes)

take it apart and clean and lube everything, new cables, housing, tires and tubes. Put koolstop break...
07-01-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By squirtdad

I use the park adjustable driver for the small...

I use the park adjustable driver for the small stuff (I have that venzo mini beam also)

and a craftsman beam for big stuff

works for me
07-01-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,132
Posted By squirtdad

iirc it is has been in very specific...

iirc it is has been in very specific situations....time trials with everything optimized for that event. I can say my person experience with tubies is handling and ride is better......hope soon...
07-01-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,380
Posted By squirtdad

just to note a coupled of things...... I don't...

just to note a coupled of things...... I don't see the equivalant in the current co-motion offerrngs....... they offer rolhoff and pinion for igh, so even if based off of an ealier model there is...
07-01-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,822
Posted By squirtdad

you send it to pastor bob PastorBobninh ...

you send it to pastor bob PastorBobninh thanks for reminding me I have 600 I need to send him
06-30-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,746
Posted By squirtdad

Nice build, I am glad is it working out for you...

Nice build, I am glad is it working out for you And thanks for posting the pics

:thumb:
:beer:
06-30-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,042
Posted By squirtdad

this may be on interest ...

this may be on interest

http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/5269/171/1600/Eddy-Merckx-Corsa-Extra.jpg
06-30-19, 04:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By squirtdad

hopefully you cleaned and greased (Phils water...

hopefully you cleaned and greased (Phils water proof is my go to) before you put everything back
06-30-19, 04:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 797
Posted By squirtdad

learning wheel building is fun and a pain both....

learning wheel building is fun and a pain both. But it would be less expensive to buy the wheels listed in a previous post from velomine than to buy all the parts

also C&V section for sale is a...
06-28-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By squirtdad

fwiw I just saw a 13 window vanagon keeping a...

fwiw I just saw a 13 window vanagon keeping a steady 75 on the highway...... course it was flat so that would change on a hill..... but I also suspect not original spec engine


and yes forget...
06-27-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,746
Posted By squirtdad

yay......now pics and full ride report :)

yay......now pics and full ride report :)
06-26-19, 05:15 PM
06-26-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,821
Posted By squirtdad

in this crowd 2 bikes is not a lot :) I...

in this crowd 2 bikes is not a lot :)

I would be hesitant to let the Miyata go, as they are getting hard to find and if the OP ever wants to do touring or longer rides it is a better set up and...
06-25-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,131
Posted By squirtdad

I thought it was the beer :beer:

I thought it was the beer :beer:
06-25-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,131
Posted By squirtdad

cultural differences...... I can not use...

cultural differences...... I can not use mayonnaise on fry's malt vinegar sure
06-24-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By squirtdad

true that...... but I also have almost put out an...

true that...... but I also have almost put out an eye by trying to remove a valve core without letting the air out of a tire first.... so I should add "do this at your own risk"

and...
06-24-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By squirtdad

air pressure? compressor?

air pressure? compressor?
06-24-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,131
Posted By squirtdad

they actually (if rarely) have speed checks/stop...

they actually (if rarely) have speed checks/stop on the Los Gatos Creek trail in San jose area (it hits san jose, campbell and saratoga)

my bike motor (me) helps going down hill and cuts out on...
06-24-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,131
Posted By squirtdad

carbide..... put the powder in, add water, click...

carbide..... put the powder in, add water, click the sparker and get light
06-24-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,381
Posted By squirtdad

very cool since6 and -holiday76 is a great...

very cool since6 and -holiday76 is a great dude (have had beers with him)
06-24-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By squirtdad

for some reason I was envisioning a chain sawed...

for some reason I was envisioning a chain sawed stay....... glad that was not the case
06-24-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,689
Posted By squirtdad

park pcs-10 not cheap but the best tool...

park pcs-10 not cheap but the best tool purchase I have made.
06-21-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 663
Posted By squirtdad

whether or not your grandfather has any...

whether or not your grandfather has any alzheimers issues, there is a lot of good info in general at https://www.alz.org/ especially at local levels. it can be pretty complex depending on...
06-21-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,131
Posted By squirtdad

really interesting, I recall reading something...

really interesting, I recall reading something that suggested that e-bikes were getting big in the Netherlands....... I would guess that it is because as i understand it bike usage is generally...
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