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Forum: Foo
08-22-19, 04:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 182
Posted By CliffordK

Don't forget the "over the hill" discounts that...

Don't forget the "over the hill" discounts that stores and restaurants try to push on people.

:50:
08-22-19, 04:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By CliffordK

The part number might be something a local shop...

The part number might be something a local shop could look up, and order if they wish.

The OP did specify "not Shimano", without further clarification. However, it is still worth looking at what...
08-22-19, 04:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,655
Posted By CliffordK

There's a funky pawn shop in Beaverton that often...

There's a funky pawn shop in Beaverton that often has a unique selection of bikes out in front of the store. Worth having a look.

:foo:

I think it is:
USA Pawn & Jewelry
12740 SW Canyon Rd
08-22-19, 02:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By CliffordK

Here is the Shimano Y3TL98030 cone: ...

Here is the Shimano Y3TL98030 cone:

https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/hub-spares/shimano-slx-fhm678-rear-left-lock-nut-cone-dust-cover-m15-y3tl98030/?geoc=US

15mm cone + locknut. It fits on several...
Forum: Foo
08-22-19, 02:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By CliffordK

Woe be the day when someone might show up with 11...

Woe be the day when someone might show up with 11 items in the cart.

Most of the stores I shop at have self checkout lines. Signs generally read "About 15 Items".

One of the things the...
08-22-19, 02:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By CliffordK

Photos? How bad are the pits? I've been...

Photos?

How bad are the pits?

I've been hand polishing my cones with a mini-drill press and sand paper.

I can make considerably smoother races, and can take out minor pits in the process. ...
08-22-19, 02:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 241
Posted By CliffordK

You can keep an eye out for Record 110BCD...

You can keep an eye out for Record 110BCD cranksets.

However, something like this would work quite nicely on your bike:
...
Forum: Commuting
08-22-19, 01:44 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,546
Posted By CliffordK

Hitler Retirement Home?

Hitler Retirement Home?
08-21-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By CliffordK

If this cone has very limited scope, Wheels...

If this cone has very limited scope, Wheels Manufacturing might not be interested.

But, it might be worth documenting the cone carefully. Inner diameter, outer diameter, etc.

Then send...
08-21-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By CliffordK

The problem is that solid axles, quick releases,...

The problem is that solid axles, quick releases, etc, all stopped at about 10mm.

12mm were specialty items found on a few tandems and etc.

Some of the new oversized axles use larger cones, but...
08-20-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,108
Posted By CliffordK

How did I miss the latest Masher vs Spnner...

How did I miss the latest Masher vs Spnner thread? :crash:



You're doing it wrong.

Stand on the pedals.

Pull up with your right while you push down with the left, and visa-versa.
08-20-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By CliffordK

I've started using cassettes on most of my bikes....

I've started using cassettes on most of my bikes.

However, overall you need very little space between the cassette/freewheel and the dropouts/seat stays.

So, with the old 10-speeds, getting...
08-20-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,312
Posted By CliffordK

I agree that sending it back intact is likely the...

I agree that sending it back intact is likely the best course of action.

I'd hate to be a seller, and have someone strip half the bike, then send it back as a mess.

On the other hand, I...
08-20-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,047
Posted By CliffordK

I could imagine a lot of spin-offs of this...

I could imagine a lot of spin-offs of this research.

#1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) : The big racing teams will go to just about any length to get that...
Replies: 27
Views: 1,013
Posted By CliffordK

SeaOtter's Albums ...

SeaOtter's Albums
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/347023
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/14897433
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,288
Posted By CliffordK

Colnago made Titanium bikes. Raleigh had a...

Colnago made Titanium bikes.

Raleigh had a few Titanium frames too. Not sure what other big brands.

Colnago had flex issues. It isn't clear what alloy they were using, but if it was pure...
08-19-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 576
Posted By CliffordK

You probably got water into the wheels. If...

You probably got water into the wheels.

If you were riding slowly, the bearings are probably fine.

Anyway, if you're worried, why not pop off the tires and rim tape and look inside... and then...
Forum: Foo
08-19-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,486
Posted By CliffordK

Interesting. The issue appears to be specific...

Interesting. The issue appears to be specific with cooking potatoes wrapped in foil. The potatoes have botulism on the surface which is killed by cooking, and the toxin destroyed. However, spores...
Forum: Foo
08-19-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,486
Posted By CliffordK

How long are you leaving the potato in your...

How long are you leaving the potato in your Jersey Pocket?

You're probably better of lining the bike helmet with the tin foil.

Don't forget to stop by your doctor's office to get a botulism...
08-19-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By CliffordK

I suppose the question is what your need is. ...

I suppose the question is what your need is.

Road Bike Tires
MTB Tires
Fat Bike Tires

Home Use?
Shop Use?

Do you have a TS-4 and thinking of an upgrade, or found a source for a good used...
08-19-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 31,518
Posted By CliffordK

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1349x615/80-bikelane_00d2e00a1fa70e3b03ff475451be762a654cf370.jpg

Hard to get a great photo....
08-19-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,047
Posted By CliffordK

I would have to think that maximum energy uptake...

I would have to think that maximum energy uptake would vary with the actual food one is eating.

So, the consumption of monosaccharides and disaccharides (glucose, fructose, sucrose, etc) would...
08-19-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By CliffordK

Wow, that looks truly monstrous!!! I'm...

Wow, that looks truly monstrous!!!

I'm seeing notes on the web indicating that the TS-4.2 has a welded base, while the TS-4 does not.

Otherwise it sounds like a bunch of minor updates.

I...
08-15-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By CliffordK

OP had mentioned tubing sizes and drill sizes,...

OP had mentioned tubing sizes and drill sizes, with the idea of potentially using a larger tube if he does get it replaced.

1" headtube, of course, is larger than 1"

And 1 1/8" is also larger...
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 873
Posted By CliffordK

I don't pay a lot of attention to Amazon reviews....

I don't pay a lot of attention to Amazon reviews. Although other reviews are popping up a bit.

I do think there is a tendency in human nature to post about bad stuff more than good stuff. But,...
08-15-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,047
Posted By CliffordK

Ahhh... but there have also been studies that...

Ahhh... but there have also been studies that one's performance may literally be tied to what is in one's gut.
...
08-15-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By CliffordK

I'm with TrojanHorse. Look at the "Gravel...

I'm with TrojanHorse.

Look at the "Gravel Bikes", "Cyclocross Bikes", "Anyroad" bikes.

I do take my road bike on short segments of gravel (driveways, pea gravel, etc), but I don't always like...
08-15-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By CliffordK

appar1tion's Albums/Galery: ...

appar1tion's Albums/Galery:
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/504230
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/14856010
...
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,486
Posted By CliffordK

Not all organisms are pathogenic. Botulism...

Not all organisms are pathogenic.

Botulism is unique in that it may be pathogenic to infants, but in its natural state, it is not pathogenic to adults. It is only pathogenic if one allows the...
08-15-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 954
Posted By CliffordK

I'm not real great with exact dates. But.... ...

I'm not real great with exact dates. But....

1968/1969 Colnago Super introduced. They had clover cutouts, but fewer clovers in the lettering. Letters over background paint.

Early 70's. ...
08-15-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 954
Posted By CliffordK

As far as decals, I prefer the individual letters...

As far as decals, I prefer the individual letters over the background paint, rather than letters over a white background.

My guess is the bike was repainted and got the carbon decals when it was 5...
08-15-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 954
Posted By CliffordK

Unfortunately I no longer have a 1980's fanny.

Unfortunately I no longer have a 1980's fanny.
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,486
Posted By CliffordK

Yeah... My family went on a camping trip...

Yeah...

My family went on a camping trip years ago.

Mom got deathly ill from Giardia, and I believe ended up in the hospital.

My brother, myself, and my father didn't. And we likely drank...
Forum: Touring
08-15-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 794
Posted By CliffordK

Oh, man... you're making me feel a bit dated. ...

Oh, man... you're making me feel a bit dated. :50:

When I was in Italy in 1982, I snagged my Colnago Super, and it wasn't that obsolete at the time. I think I only rode it on day trips with a...
08-15-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 954
Posted By CliffordK

Small wrenches snag the bolts on top of the...

Small wrenches snag the bolts on top of the seatpost.

Saddles with cutouts are much easier to deal with using a ratchet wrench.

I've never recovered a saddle, and am happy enough with slowly...
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,806
Posted By CliffordK

My brother is winding down on a bitter divorce...

My brother is winding down on a bitter divorce battle (hopefully).

The real winners will be the lawyers. Although, I'm not sure the ex's lawyers will have the legal rights to mortgage the house. ...
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,806
Posted By CliffordK

So the people have some catching up to do to get...

So the people have some catching up to do to get to the US Government's credit card debt. Time to cut up the government credit cards?

$22 Trillion

Add State and Local goverment debt...
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 04:41 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,486
Posted By CliffordK

Malaria? Not a huge risk in the USA. It is...

Malaria?

Not a huge risk in the USA. It is one disease with no animal reservoir, and only a human reservoir. It is transmitted from human to human by mosquitoes, not drinking water.

While US...
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 04:29 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,486
Posted By CliffordK

The well water has been tested in the past. ...

The well water has been tested in the past.

I do have an ion exchange system for it, which essentially exchanges sodium ions for the Calcium and other minerals. But, I wonder if the calcium is...
08-15-19, 01:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 954
Posted By CliffordK

Thanks for the additional photos. I don't...

Thanks for the additional photos.

I don't remember ever seeing front and rear reflectors mounted to the center pivot bolt of Campagnolo brake calipers.

Right, early Nuovo/Super record brakes...
08-14-19, 11:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,268
Posted By CliffordK

Oddly, I'm having troubles clicking on my Goat...

Oddly, I'm having troubles clicking on my Goat Head to enlarge.

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/picture/13303648
...
08-14-19, 11:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,268
Posted By CliffordK

Odd, something is different about your albums...

Odd, something is different about your albums than mine. :(

Start with my "Gallery:"
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/392454

Select an Album
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/13031659
...
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,486
Posted By CliffordK

Actually, my well (which I need to fix the pump)...

Actually, my well (which I need to fix the pump) has much more calcium in it than the spring water.

I'm not sure about other minerals, but I'd call the well water "hard water", and the spring...
08-14-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,936
Posted By CliffordK

How old are you looking? This is my hybrid to...

How old are you looking? This is my hybrid to drop conversion. Frame dates to about 2000. 520 steel.

https://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=606547
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,486
Posted By CliffordK

I've been using pure spring water as drinking...

I've been using pure spring water as drinking water for a couple of years now.

It tastes CLEAN, but I know I get a few floaties in it (above ground collection). My spring gets a bit low on flow...
08-14-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By CliffordK

1 1/8" would be more commonly supported for...

1 1/8" would be more commonly supported for replacement forks.

1" means the old fork will work.

One can purchase 1 1/8" to 1" headset adapters to allow fitting the old fork and headset into the...
08-14-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By CliffordK

Photos? I presume the crack extends up to...

Photos?

I presume the crack extends up to the headset. And, you won't have much room for your patch behind the headset.

Your overall thickness below the headset will be limited. 1/16"?

I...
08-14-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By CliffordK

As far as the space you're seeing behind the...

As far as the space you're seeing behind the cassette, note from the photos above, the groves on the freehub extend about 1/8" beyond the stops for the cassette, thus the space you're seeing.


...
08-14-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By CliffordK

I've carried 2x4's in the air somewhat like that,...

I've carried 2x4's in the air somewhat like that, but I try to get most of the big stuff generally lower.

Your weight, of course, holds the trailer tongue, whether it is positive or negative...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By CliffordK

I've got enough bikes... and each one is a little...

I've got enough bikes... and each one is a little different. :)

One gets used to it quickly. :)

So, did you get downtube shifters? :thumb:
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