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06-10-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 24,686
Posted By kraftwerk

This was good: "Frankly, if you're not...

This was good:

"Frankly, if you're not willing to name the lube, I see no point in this thread."
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 09:52 PM
Forum: For Sale
06-02-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,571
Posted By kraftwerk

That was a great deal...

That was a great deal...
Forum: For Sale
06-02-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By kraftwerk

Never knew they made an all blacked out /...

Never knew they made an all blacked out / midnight version of this, looks cool.
My 2011 Team machine took me to the top of Mt. Ventoux.
06-01-19, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By kraftwerk

Wondering if anyone got an accurate answer to...

Wondering if anyone got an accurate answer to this question? I assumed it was much earlier , like the '70's but on another thread here, a person who actually worked on some Pashley literature, with...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-28-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2,157
Views: 474,265
Posted By kraftwerk

TWOBRIDGES< If you do a search and read the...

TWOBRIDGES<
If you do a search and read the WHOLE thread (its a bit long) you will find stories of happy customers who had ordered Ti Swift's
( there was about 10 approximately... ) There are...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-15-19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,977
Posted By kraftwerk

In stock configuration a Folding Twenty is pretty...

In stock configuration a Folding Twenty is pretty heavy. Great bikes though, once you have it set up how you like it. Mine has zero original parts.. including bb and crank...pictures to follow:
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-15-19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2,157
Views: 474,265
Posted By kraftwerk

Congratulations to the Inventor & Developer...

Congratulations to the Inventor & Developer (Peter?) of the Helix. 24" wheels pretty cool.Interesting design and fold.
Haven't been following the bike forums like I 'used to been' but delighted...
05-15-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,190
Posted By kraftwerk

Perfect, this should get me going. I feel like...

Perfect, this should get me going. I feel like wheel-building is some uncharted territory I must traverse.
Hmmm, Bicycling Magazine's Eric Hjertberg, sounds familiar I guess I remember reading his...
05-14-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,190
Posted By kraftwerk

Wheel Building Site

Is there a site or or any good You-Tube videos for wheel building? I am attempting my first build.
My brother has the skills, so I could ask him for pointers. He built me a very nice wheel once, an...
05-14-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By kraftwerk

This is a good question... compatibility...

This is a good question... compatibility issues...
Seems Like the Dura Ace CN-7701 is narrow enough, I haven't tried it but Campy prices might convince me to experiment.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-08-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,807
Posted By kraftwerk

Lizard people invasion! discuss:

Lizard people invasion!

discuss:
03-18-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,159
Posted By kraftwerk

Front dérailleur is early Campy Super Record....

Front dérailleur is early Campy Super Record. nice looking Tandem.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-18-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,807
Posted By kraftwerk

I sense you are not drinking my sake Kimosabe. ...

I sense you are not drinking my sake Kimosabe.
This is really NOT about taxes and accounting it's about Monopoly and how to 'game the system' ( ask the toad in the WH how that works)
Since you are...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-17-19, 11:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,442
Posted By kraftwerk

What kind of sail boat? It seems like a wonderful...

What kind of sail boat? It seems like a wonderful plan... Hills are an issue in some coastal towns but usually it's nearly flat near the coast, so you might get away with a single-speed cog. In any...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-17-19, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,124
Posted By kraftwerk

btw: My folder doesn't fit in the Miata trunk...

btw: My folder doesn't fit in the Miata trunk w/o a total dismantling of .... just about everything!
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-17-19, 11:33 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,807
Posted By kraftwerk

Nobody wants your blessings ... "I want last...

Nobody wants your blessings ...

"I want last twenty seconds of my life back"

Fact is, we lose stores we loved and, as citizens, are loosing the tax dollars which are related to these...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,807
Posted By kraftwerk

Yes I am also a "Creative CPA" Send me your...

Yes I am also a "Creative CPA" Send me your taxes! I will make it really interesting for you this year!

Seriously: Fact is I may have exaggerated the numbers slightly but the scam works on a...
Forum: Want To Buy
03-08-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,888
Posted By kraftwerk

I love my old Track MTB .. I think is an 880......

I love my old Track MTB .. I think is an 880... Metallic Brown
I fondly think about re-building it. Great frame super light and springy.. Steel is real!
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,807
Posted By kraftwerk

Since you asked how I really feel.... Internet...

Since you asked how I really feel.... Internet shopping is just part of the problem and not always the best way to shop,
but sometimes it is,
in most cases it's what we have so there it is. I am...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,962
Posted By kraftwerk

In order to get the correct answer you must ask...

In order to get the correct answer you must ask the right question, there are TWO different sizes of 20" wheels: 405 & 451

Now, why there are TWO wheels named 20" is a bit of a mystery but the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,807
Posted By kraftwerk

Lot's of empty store-fronts now in NYC Brooklyn,...

Lot's of empty store-fronts now in NYC Brooklyn, Queens etc. As I understand it the greed motivator is such that you can take a business write -off for 'the rent you're NOT getting' and it goes well...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-08-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,467
Posted By kraftwerk

Patents are expensive.... let us know how that...

Patents are expensive.... let us know how that goes. Building then testing a proper prototype is the first hurdle,
& cheaper than a patent. Super curious, it's always cool to come across a folder...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-07-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,380
Posted By kraftwerk

Nice that it fits in suitcase w/o having to...

Nice that it fits in suitcase w/o having to remove the crank.
Amazing how fast you will get breaking-down the folders and re-construct them
.. you get really good at it after awhile.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,296
Posted By kraftwerk

Its a good place to carry weight.. much better...

Its a good place to carry weight.. much better than high up / under the seat.
Thinking about doing this.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 10,766
Posted By kraftwerk

I am sure it's a great product. I have had good...

I am sure it's a great product. I have had good results from the 4000 model, I even have Conti
Winter Contact on my '96 M3 but at that price, the bike tire is 'over inflated'
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-31-18, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By kraftwerk

Sweet. What size are the wheels? 451?

Sweet. What size are the wheels? 451?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-18, 01:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,876
Posted By kraftwerk

"Jolt Cola" jersey from the 90's ? Funny + Other...

"Jolt Cola" jersey from the 90's ? Funny + Other Jerseys from the 80's I still use a lot.

( not worn but wearable: Wool jersey.. guessing it still fits (!) wore it back in Jr. High.. 1978? Bought...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-18, 09:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,419
Posted By kraftwerk

I am w/ Metis on this one. I almost always use...

I am w/ Metis on this one. I almost always use the trunk, it's dry, safe, locked and out of sight.. so much better than a rack. Wheels go in wheel bag bags in back seat or with bike in the trunk.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-18, 10:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,751
Posted By kraftwerk

you crazy bro.. just clamp the stand on the seat...

you crazy bro.. just clamp the stand on the seat post or down tube. Don't go drilling holes. You crazy ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-17, 07:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,768
Posted By kraftwerk

Did OP ever say where he / she is riding? Didn't...

Did OP ever say where he / she is riding? Didn't read the whole thread. Best thing about winter riding you have the place to your self! anything above freezing is easy-peasy, only be concerned w/...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-17, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By kraftwerk

.. wow, Jtek dove into this very thoroughly...

.. wow, Jtek dove into this very thoroughly...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-17, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By kraftwerk

Ok that makes sense. Seems like I can...

Ok that makes sense. Seems like I can micro-adjust the 10 speed shifter a bit on a 9 speed freewheel, so it got me wondering if the 11 speed has that capability or if it purely 'indexed' .
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-17, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By kraftwerk

It might work.. though, have you actually tried...

It might work.. though, have you actually tried it?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-17, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By kraftwerk

Campagnolo 11-Speed compatability w/10 speed

Will Campagnolo 11-Speed Ergopower Shifter work with a ten speed free-wheel cassette?
(this may be the dumbest question of the day)

Of course my front 10 speed Record-shifter works just fine...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-17, 12:12 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,556
Posted By kraftwerk

[/QUOTE]It's the same thing with cars; I don't...

[/QUOTE]It's the same thing with cars; I don't take my Porsche to Uncle Ed's Oil Change, I can tell you that.[/QUOTE]

went to four shops in Zurich and the fifth had the know how but not the will...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-17, 11:44 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,556
Posted By kraftwerk

All my bikes have been almost entirely full Campy...

All my bikes have been almost entirely full Campy for over 30 years, only once did I buy totally new (,in the 80's!!) mostly always bought used and it has all held up really well. Although lately the...
Forum: For Sale
09-23-17, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,004
Posted By kraftwerk

Make a 'heads up' to the folding forum...

Make a 'heads up' to the folding forum...
Forum: For Sale
09-23-17, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,059
Posted By kraftwerk

Newer grouppo, older frame, sweet thang sorry I...

Newer grouppo, older frame, sweet thang sorry I missed this.
Forum: For Sale
09-23-17, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,313
Posted By kraftwerk

All good stuff here, beautiful Serotta, Dura Ace...

All good stuff here, beautiful Serotta, Dura Ace at its best, such a clean design then.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-17, 06:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,556
Posted By kraftwerk

True meaning of hand signal: "Drop it like its...

True meaning of hand signal: "Drop it like its hot"
09-19-17, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,683
Posted By kraftwerk

Gfk Velo Thanks for all the useful information. I...

Gfk Velo Thanks for all the useful information. I do have BOTH press fit cups, the green on the roadmachine and the black on the racemachine, BMC. The green always perplexed me I had no idea they...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-17, 09:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,107
Posted By kraftwerk

Ramona. Yeah, ever single ride after that has...

Ramona. Yeah, ever single ride after that has been great and continues to be, thankfully.

I did make a thread about that incident way back when:...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-17, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By kraftwerk

Thanks Campag, you always come thru. The one...

Thanks Campag, you always come thru.

The one side doesn't look like a "snap ring" just a washer, but maybe it does have a 'cut' in the ring but I can't see the line in it. Will look further. I...
09-18-17, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,683
Posted By kraftwerk

Campagnolo Ultra Torque bearing removal ?

How do I go about removing the bearings? Seems the crank side has a split-washer holding it on (?) and the left crank-arm side has a solid washer, need to clean the bearings for regular maintenance....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-17, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By kraftwerk

Campagnolo Ultra Torque bearing removal ?

How do I go about removing the bearings? Seems the crank side has a split-washer holding it on (?) and the left crank-arm side has a solid washer, need to clean the bearings for regular maintenance....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-17, 02:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,107
Posted By kraftwerk

I suffered a concussion a few years ago. Was...

I suffered a concussion a few years ago. Was knocked out, ALL THE WAY out. I don't remember the accident or several days following. A whole week of my life is gone, besides about five or ten...
09-18-17, 02:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,910
Posted By kraftwerk

I did buy a carbon fork, it's somewhere around...

I did buy a carbon fork, it's somewhere around here, not yet installed. I will leave the full height of the fork tube and just add a BIG carbon spacer.. or that is my intention anyway.
i want to...
09-09-17, 07:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,910
Posted By kraftwerk

Shimano BB55 with Phil Wood cups.. I think thats...

Shimano BB55 with Phil Wood cups.. I think thats what I have on my Twenty, it's been awhile. Works great with old Campagnolo cranks, 53 chain ring. Took that bike all over the world ( in a suitcase )...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-17, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By kraftwerk

This Altor lock has improved my life: ...

This Altor lock has improved my life:
http://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1116459-new-ti-bike-component-altor-lock.html#post19750951

If you can justify the expense, it will pay you back in...
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