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08-18-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,265
Posted By rccardr

We all know that not all bikes peoduce the same...

We all know that not all bikes peoduce the same speed from the same effort- for all of the reasons mentioned above.

I'd say that roughly a half dozen of the bikes in my collection are 'fast': The...
08-05-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 912
Posted By rccardr

I would keep the 42 and replace the 52 with a 50....

I would keep the 42 and replace the 52 with a 50. Then contact PastorbobinNH and have him make you a custom 14-16-17-18-19-22-25 seven speed freewheel. I find with flatland gearing that in the 15-20...
08-02-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By rccardr

Same same, should be very familiar if you're used...

Same same, should be very familiar if you're used to servicing Shimano cup and cone hubs.
07-26-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By rccardr

Tomasso, yes. Tomassini, no. Seller has his...

Tomasso, yes. Tomassini, no.
Seller has his facts wrong.
07-22-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,019
Posted By rccardr

Velox is great stuff, and was the go-to sure...

Velox is great stuff, and was the go-to sure thing best product for many, many years.

Then modern rims came along, with higher rim sides and shallower channels. Just as we were all moving to...
07-22-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,740
Posted By rccardr

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

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07-21-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,183
Posted By rccardr

People crazy.

People crazy.
07-21-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,243
Posted By rccardr

Yep, 25's will be the largest you can fit on an...

Yep, 25's will be the largest you can fit on an SR frame of that vintage.
Sticking point is the FD mount.
07-09-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,206
Posted By rccardr

That crank will work fine with 10 speed, but...

That crank will work fine with 10 speed, but masi61 makes a good point about indexed FD shifting. Pretty much anything can be made to work with friction FD shifting- bar end or down tube- but...
07-07-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,088
Posted By rccardr

Geez. Drops mike.

Geez.
Drops mike.
07-01-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,364
Views: 84,275
Posted By rccardr

Daily 20+ mile sprints at the beach in North...

Daily 20+ mile sprints at the beach in North Carolina with my daughter and son in law. Flat, but with strong winds. They've been training in spin class since January in an effort to 'beat the old...
06-28-19, 05:30 AM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 146,516
Posted By rccardr

Do a little on-site searching and you will find...

Do a little on-site searching and you will find that one of the members has pretty much de-coded the serial numbers more accurately than the Cadre site.
Dura Ace 7700 or 7410 would be an excellent...
06-23-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,953
Posted By rccardr

It's a great time to be a collector, a terrible...

It's a great time to be a collector, a terrible time to be a seller.
06-23-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,281
Posted By rccardr

Agreed. The Wolftooth isn't any kind of magic...

Agreed. The Wolftooth isn't any kind of magic device. A short cage derailleur has a body intended to shift correctly-crisply and consistently-up to maybe a 28 tooth cog. You can stretch that a little...
06-20-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,236
Posted By rccardr

Here's an example pic of a tribute 7-Eleven I...

Here's an example pic of a tribute 7-Eleven I built last year. It's Columbus SL, has the sloping crown fork. Looked at a lot of pictures online from the period when the bikes were actually being...
06-19-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,236
Posted By rccardr

Correct group would be Dura Ace 7402, 8 speed...

Correct group would be Dura Ace 7402, 8 speed double, downtube shifters.
Seat post, saddle, bars, bar wrap color, pedals & wheelsets all seem to change around depending on rider preference and...
05-15-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2,097
Views: 650,492
Posted By rccardr

1983 Davidson custom. Very much like a Discovery...

1983 Davidson custom. Very much like a Discovery model, was used for extensive touring by the original owner. Paint and chrome updates by Robert Freeman, done for the OO prior to his passing....
04-29-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 692
Views: 165,825
Posted By rccardr

Completely forgot to post a few pics of my...

Completely forgot to post a few pics of my recently completed Miyata 1200...
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03-30-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,023
Posted By rccardr

Wow...Paletti. Always been fascinated with the...

Wow...Paletti. Always been fascinated with the now-you-see-it-now-you-don't-lug-no lug execution.

I understand your excitement. Enjoy!
08-07-17, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By rccardr

Sorry, Bill, meant to post it in Sales...

Sorry, Bill, meant to post it in Sales originally. Old man brain f$rt, I guess.

At any rate, this has been sold. Took about 25 minutes from posting!
08-07-17, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By rccardr

'85 Eddy Merckx Professional, 55cm, Dura Ace

Up for sale is this excellent refurbished Eddy Merckx Professional with the desirable flat crown 'signature' fork. Size is 55cm square. Frame was purchased from fellow BF'er Horatio in January, then...
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