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08-21-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 39
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Posted By squirtdad

I concur. The one time i rode...knowing I had...

I concur. The one time i rode...knowing I had too short a chain and being sure i would never do big/big.......of course i did.....some one on a trail jumps in front of me on an uphill and I...
08-21-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,046
Posted By squirtdad

I think Billy Joel would say "it's all rock and...

I think Billy Joel would say "it's all rock and roll to me"
08-21-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,931
Posted By squirtdad

i have had a very mixed result love/hate with...

i have had a very mixed result love/hate with wheelbuilding

I use the sheldon instructions

the first wheel I built maybe 8 years ago (deore hub, cr18 rim, db spokes) DB spokes is still going ...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-21-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By squirtdad

some googling for possibles this is a bike...

some googling for possibles

this is a bike site https://www.centurycycles.com/help/cleveland-akron-bicycling-resources-pg344.htm

it lists

Frame PaintingAce Powder Coating...
08-20-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By squirtdad

I would not make any guess as to how auto slime...

I would not make any guess as to how auto slime will work in a tubie :) Orange seal, tufo, an calfetex are what people post on using

my challenge tubies have butyl tubes.....fwiw
08-20-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,119
Posted By squirtdad

probably need to differentiate between CBD and...

probably need to differentiate between CBD and THC, if not dealing smoking the buds :)
08-20-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,119
Posted By squirtdad

Depends on the state.... but California allows PT...

Depends on the state.... but California allows PT who hold a DPT (Doctorate of PT) to prescribe some therapy directly an not require a DR/PA/etc prescription. Most PT schools only offer a DPT...
08-20-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By squirtdad

all over the place here.... road, mtb, tubie ...

all over the place here.... road, mtb, tubie

IME slime does not work...it sucks it is messy and it sucks (the only exception is the auto version in auto tires for slow leaks as a temporary...
08-19-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,312
Posted By squirtdad

I don't know about faster, but i have felt bikes...

I don't know about faster, but i have felt bikes that just feel super alive and responsive, and just feeling like they are saying..."dude get in shape, lose weight and push me hard, let's have some...
08-19-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,660
Posted By squirtdad

I like the color coordination frame, pedals,...

I like the color coordination frame, pedals, cable and fabric in bag :thumb::speedy:

will watch for this next time i am up at HSU
08-19-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,760
Posted By squirtdad

Johnny Depp aka captain jack sparrow is my...

Johnny Depp aka captain jack sparrow is my god...... I do my Captain Jack tribute every day...... only problems are 1) keeping the hat on the bike helmet 2) the darn beard beads pound my face at...
08-16-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,936
Posted By squirtdad

got confused 60 to 63 is what you are looking...

got confused 60 to 63 is what you are looking for

ok 63 cm centurion elite touring $229 https://seattle.craigslist.org/est/bik/d/issaquah-1983-centurion-elite-gt/6948750658.html
...
08-16-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 748
Posted By squirtdad

also for painting besides respirator it is...

also for painting besides respirator it is important to get all the paint off.....best way is chemical stripper.

the reality is if there is a powder coater with bike experience nearby by it will...
08-16-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,936
Posted By squirtdad

some more possibilites univega touring...

some more possibilites

univega touring cantilevers lots of room $160 https://seattle.craigslist.org/skc/bik/d/auburn-58cm-univega/6957864338.html
...
08-15-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 107,470
Posted By squirtdad

based on how long they hold air, I would say butyl

based on how long they hold air, I would say butyl
08-15-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By squirtdad

welcome back..... me I am a C&V guy so that forum...

welcome back..... me I am a C&V guy so that forum might be a start for building your next bike from a classic frame :)
08-15-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 390
Posted By squirtdad

coop that may be local Cincinnati's Only Bicycle...

coop that may be local Cincinnati's Only Bicycle Cooperative | Mobo Bicycle Coop (http://mobobicyclecoop.org/)
08-15-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 824
Posted By squirtdad

Freewheels normally have grease..... but I have...

Freewheels normally have grease..... but I have had good luck using Phil's Tenacious oil with old freewheels, smooths them out and makes them very quiet. I just put the freewheel small side...
08-15-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 107,470
Posted By squirtdad

I have posted these before .....not sure if UK...

I have posted these before .....not sure if UK bike shops are as good a deal for Mexico. Challenge elite pro, I put them on and they have a great ride, removable valve core (good for sealant), ...
08-15-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 748
Posted By squirtdad

lol i had no knowledge just read the...

lol i had no knowledge just read the instructions, lots of thing coats, watched the recoat time and hoped for the best heads up the pre-val get really cold when you use them....so don't be...
08-15-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 748
Posted By squirtdad

i have know knowledge of the duplicolor, but...

i have know knowledge of the duplicolor, but used the preval sprayer with auto paint (paint and reducer for color and catalyzed clear) on a frame a while back and the sprayer worked well.
08-15-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,258
Posted By squirtdad

$61 to $64 for 2...

$61 to $64 for 2 https://www.probikekit.com/bicycle-tyres/vittoria-corsa-g-clincher-tyre-twin-pack/11443944.html
08-15-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,258
Posted By squirtdad

if wheels are good otherwise this seems to be the...

if wheels are good otherwise this seems to be the fastest and cheapest (i.e you get to ride sooner to put the parts on and go :) ) that then gives to time to look for a different wheelset (if...
08-14-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,936
Posted By squirtdad

I have a bike set up much like this (no chain...

I have a bike set up much like this (no chain case) and use a lot on weekend for errands (1 to 3 miles round trip typically)

But the question is how long is the average commute? My...
08-14-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,936
Posted By squirtdad

Early 80's Japanese mid level bikes like bike...

Early 80's Japanese mid level bikes like bike like Nishiki, Centurion, panasonic, bridgestone, univega get my vote you can keep them simple (friction or upgrade) easy to work on and good quality
...
08-14-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By squirtdad

anything that ends with no injuries (except the...

anything that ends with no injuries (except the bike) and really good beer it not all bad
08-13-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 644
Posted By squirtdad

unless it is a raleigh?

unless it is a raleigh?
08-13-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,980
Posted By squirtdad

translated ....aluminum in this frame when bent...

translated ....aluminum in this frame when bent (plastic deformation) gets more brittle and can fail completely with no warning. The bulges are weakened failure points right now. There is no...
08-12-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By squirtdad

rides like steel I would have such a huge...

rides like steel

I would have such a huge bruise from rifle bolt
08-12-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,380
Posted By squirtdad

Dude I am not upset..... just think I have added...

Dude I am not upset..... just think I have added all of value I can information wise so you can make an informed decision

As always it is your choice. I have just seen more than a few people go...
08-12-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,760
Posted By squirtdad

my experience with slime has been very negative ...

my experience with slime has been very negative (except for the auto version and slow leak tires ;) )

I have been using orange seal.....and it seams to do will with slow, low volume issues, but...
08-12-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,943
Posted By squirtdad

FWIW I have had good luck fitting bikes...

FWIW

I have had good luck fitting bikes into my old BMW328 (97) and my current Audi A4 (2015) sedans. Key is having a folding back seat. One bike is easy 2 is doable (take wheels off, ...
08-12-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,943
Posted By squirtdad

why do brits like warm beer? because Lucas...

why do brits like warm beer? because Lucas makes refrigerators too
08-12-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,943
Posted By squirtdad

best to get a sportwagen soon....... I saw a news...

best to get a sportwagen soon....... I saw a news items that VW will be dropping wagons from the US soon.
08-12-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,380
Posted By squirtdad

dude, I get wanting things to look good. but...

dude, I get wanting things to look good. but too much focus on looks can be not a good deal

so you think it is better to buy from ebay from seller with only 147 feedbacks (even if they are...
08-09-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,365
Posted By squirtdad

custom anodized aluminum? :)

custom anodized aluminum? :)
08-09-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,380
Posted By squirtdad

depends....but per trek they build these with...

depends....but per trek they build these with different geometries than mens bike so i could not work..... issue is you are buying off of ebay and wont know until you are done...and could have...
08-09-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By squirtdad

seems to me that hard core swimmers focus..on a...

seems to me that hard core swimmers focus..on a variety of interval ..... like do 1000 with 100's on the 2. meaning swim 100 yards and if you finish under 2 minutes you get to rest until 2...
08-09-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,380
Posted By squirtdad

Imho you would be better off with the rei which...

Imho you would be better off with the rei which is down to 1118 https://www.rei.com/product/106343/co-op-cycles-ard-12-bike with vs a 9 year old frame that is likely to have no warranty, tiagra...
08-09-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By squirtdad

thanks for the headache

thanks for the headache
08-08-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By squirtdad

that is a pretty good deal the 1400 was a nice...

that is a pretty good deal the 1400 was a nice riding bike....just have to check the internal top tube cable routing for cracks....that's how mine died last year
08-08-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By squirtdad

kingston let @malcala622...

kingston let @malcala622 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/malcala622-391445.html) know what you want for it ......sounds like you are borderline on keeping......or frame and fork?
08-08-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 107,470
Posted By squirtdad

for a few buck more go with these Challenge...

for a few buck more go with these Challenge Elite Pro $26 from probike kit.....

black or black and tan..... 220 tpi...... I don't have a ton of miles on mine yet but can say putting them on...
08-08-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,980
Posted By squirtdad

that is sure what it looks like to me....location...

that is sure what it looks like to me....location is a bit different than what it would be on a lugged steel bike.... but bump/deformation top and bottom tube indicates this. certainly not how it...
08-08-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By squirtdad

banned by UCI

banned by UCI
08-07-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,980
Posted By squirtdad

need pics pure speculation without a pic, ...

need pics

pure speculation without a pic, but is sounds similar to what you see if a bike hit's something head on and there is some bending. look at the top tube hear the headset and see what...
08-07-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By squirtdad

tough to find will watch (even if no CA) course...

tough to find will watch (even if no CA) course there is rivendell :) https://www.rivbike.com/collections/framesets/products/frame-cheviot?variant=3874431238157


this in sacramento ...
08-07-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By squirtdad

LOL this has been discussed, but that one is a...

LOL this has been discussed, but that one is a keeper :)
08-06-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,335
Posted By squirtdad

that is normal montana weather patterns. can...

that is normal montana weather patterns. can be worse in winter -20 below zero, then a chinook wind comes in and goes up to 50-60 in an hour, with floods after
08-06-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,297
Posted By squirtdad

https://contenderbicycles.com/first-look-pinarello...

https://contenderbicycles.com/first-look-pinarello-dyodo-e-road-bike/#

to quote the marketing blurb...some of it..... 26.5 pounds
We’re no stranger to the Dyodo’s drive unit: the Ebikemotion X35...
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