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10-19-20, 01:14 PM
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Posted By squirtdad

LOL didn't mean to confuse.... I got one 30mm...

LOL didn't mean to confuse.... I got one 30mm in.....and it is a tight fit with in the bag a multitool, patch kit (good samariatn) lever and bag of caffelatex
10-19-20, 11:46 AM
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Posted By squirtdad

jannd tubular bag....says it holds 2 but tight...

jannd tubular bag....says it holds 2 but tight fit with the 30mm Vittoria Corsa Control
...
10-19-20, 11:45 AM
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Posted By squirtdad

here is what 30mm Vittoria corsa control look...

here is what 30mm Vittoria corsa control look like with 5800 105 brakes (spec is 28mm max) on 85 team miyata
...
10-18-20, 10:29 PM
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Posted By squirtdad

brass wire brush wheel on drill is fast and safe

brass wire brush wheel on drill is fast and safe
10-15-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 352
Posted By squirtdad

I would not use slime, based on personal...

I would not use slime, based on personal experience.

Orange seal or stan's, but the one I have had the best luck with is Caffelatex.

Also consider carrying a tube or two, pretty...
10-15-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,610
Posted By squirtdad

well in tradition of found it here is a klepper...

well in tradition of found it here is a klepper folding kayak with a sail rig for $150 in Minnesota.

this is like finding a de rosa, Nos for $10 in a garage sail most likely missing a zero
...
10-15-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 650
Posted By squirtdad

it sounds like the tire was not new.....but If it...

it sounds like the tire was not new.....but If it were me, and I was going on any big tour, especially areas that may not have a lot of bike shops (think Hiway 2 across norther montana) I would...
10-12-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By squirtdad

IMHO, find a cheap, decent quality vintage steel...

IMHO, find a cheap, decent quality vintage steel bike at the co-op (think bike boom nishiki, pansonic, centurion, univega, miyata) new bars like north road style, new brake levers like tectro...
10-09-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 327
Posted By squirtdad

the original saddle would have been a turbo. ...

the original saddle would have been a turbo. the original pedals would have been 600 tricolor also. Everything else looks right, eveny has the biopace I bought one new and rode it until the...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-09-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 733
Posted By squirtdad

I have been told by a respected frame maker (in...

I have been told by a respected frame maker (in early conversations about a custom) that you need to build the fork beefier to handle disk
10-09-20, 11:21 AM
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Views: 541
Posted By squirtdad

won't work without a chain tensioner so same...

won't work without a chain tensioner so same issues
10-07-20, 12:14 PM
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Views: 363
Posted By squirtdad

I'd say it be because of your magnetic...

I'd say it be because of your magnetic personality, but that won't work with aluminum frames
10-07-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By squirtdad

check out the framebuilders forum also...

check out the framebuilders forum

also try pm to member (but not recently too active) ftwelder he had done production work for many companies

search history of Klein bikes
10-06-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By squirtdad

the weight savings will be minimal, open pro are...

the weight savings will be minimal, open pro are not super light. cloth tape (velox is my choice) works.....what is benefit?
10-06-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 821
Posted By squirtdad

best bet is to find a local powder coater, who is...

best bet is to find a local powder coater, who is experienced in bikes.....

best to remove all paint

rattle can will be not durable as compared to automotive paint but same amount of work
...
10-01-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By squirtdad

Don't think a calculation will work.....as tires...

Don't think a calculation will work.....as tires can have variance and in some cases just are bigger than stated. I had pair of Michelin pro 4 service course in 25mm in real life they were...
09-30-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 649
Posted By squirtdad

you are by now the de facto expert on AX ...

you are by now the de facto expert on AX :roflmao:
Forum: Framebuilders
09-30-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 591
Posted By squirtdad

this site may give some ideas there have a...

this site may give some ideas there have a number of designs

https://www.atomiczombie.com/timberwolf-recumbent-trike-diy-plan/
...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-30-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,558
Posted By squirtdad

chemical stripper for the win....even works on...

chemical stripper for the win....even works on zombie threads
09-29-20, 01:16 PM
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Views: 169
Posted By squirtdad

depends on what your rear derailler is and it's...

depends on what your rear derailler is and it's range and what you cassette size is...... not enough information for any sort of definitive reply. (probably but need details)

what ever you do...
09-25-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,060
Posted By squirtdad

might have to move to spd sandals without socks

might have to move to spd sandals without socks
09-24-20, 11:27 AM
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Views: 2,145
Posted By squirtdad

my favorite is typically my current 'niceest"...

my favorite is typically my current 'niceest" bike

I tend to ride the favorite for everything but "just throw a leg over the bike and go" errands

my current favorite is an 85 team miyata, wtih...
09-24-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,060
Posted By squirtdad

new campy gravel group 1x13 9x36

may be of interest....is is campy :)
...
09-23-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,114
Posted By squirtdad

BITD my 3 speed columbia (shimno 333 hub, steel...

BITD my 3 speed columbia (shimno 333 hub, steel rims) was the greatest, even got my bicycling merit badge on it. then I got my first 10 speed...an azuki and have never looked back
09-23-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,114
Posted By squirtdad

autoclave and they had special masking tape that...

autoclave and they had special masking tape that had stripes appear once enough time and heat was applied for sterilization...... at least thats what they had in the doctor's office my dad was lab...
09-23-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,114
Posted By squirtdad

you forgot barefoot. I can say I have walked...

you forgot barefoot. I can say I have walked to school at 50 below, with parka and gloves, but not snowboots...that was uncool for a teenager
09-17-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 600
Posted By squirtdad

that is not a problem at all..... with enough...

that is not a problem at all..... with enough spokes :) a bit above budget but consider these https://surlybikes.com/bikes/straggler https://surlybikes.com/bikes/bridge_club

don't...
09-17-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 998
Posted By squirtdad

ugly build for sure

ugly build for sure
09-17-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By squirtdad

IIRC there were different levels of Aelle.........

IIRC there were different levels of Aelle...... what I do know for sure my torpado super strada with DB aelle rode great. and again IIRC there was a classic test done back in the day by a bike...
09-17-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 460
Posted By squirtdad

a complete bike is almost always less expensive...

a complete bike is almost always less expensive the building your own piece by piece. FWIW
09-17-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 600
Posted By squirtdad

OP, this may not be what you want to hear, but...

OP, this may not be what you want to hear, but knobby tires in that size are not optimum for commuting in terms of rolling resistance (assuming you are riding on the road). If you use the bike...
09-15-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,610
Posted By squirtdad

you could build one ...

you could build one https://www.clcboats.com/shop/boats/wooden-sailboat-kits/pocketship-sailing-pocket-cruiser-kit.html


or look at options like a paddleboard you can sail (windsurf to be...
09-15-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By squirtdad

Merlin and the other UK sites don' off shimano...

Merlin and the other UK sites don' off shimano groups for the US any more too bad because they were a great source
09-10-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By squirtdad

may be of interest diy recumbent plans...

may be of interest diy recumbent plans https://www.atomiczombie.com/

check out theTriCruiser Winter TrikeLodeRunner Utility TrikeStreetFox Tadpole TrikeTimberWolf USS Trike
Forum: Framebuilders
09-08-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,093
Posted By squirtdad

Spec max on that frame is 35. going to a 42 is...

Spec max on that frame is 35. going to a 42 is 9mm (almost a centimeter) over spec. I am not the hands on guy, just a numbers guy so go with what the hands on guys say, but that seems to me to...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-08-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,093
Posted By squirtdad

what frame and how big are you trying to go?

what frame and how big are you trying to go?
09-08-20, 01:50 PM
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Views: 217
Posted By squirtdad

thanks for the thoughts :)

thanks for the thoughts :)
09-08-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By squirtdad

anyone in Modesto for facilitate a purchase?

anyone in Modesto Ca to facilitate a purchase?

in this case not a bike but a folding Kayak?

purchase and either hold to take to a shipper to ship?

bit crazy but kinda all in the family a...
09-07-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By squirtdad

after this you will be the AX expert ...

after this you will be the AX expert

Did you get the front derailer figure out?
09-07-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 603
Posted By squirtdad

man after my own heart :)

man after my own heart :)
09-07-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 660
Posted By squirtdad

my companies approach is if you get video...

my companies approach is if you get video meeting bombed by kid, introduce them :) in my case the kid is out of the house so it is the cat :)
09-05-20, 07:47 PM
09-05-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 660
Posted By squirtdad

fwiw i prefer the small/small sizing...

fwiw i prefer the small/small sizing approach...but I haven't used it with a 1x set up. I have used it with a vinatage set up 53/39 12-28 and a modern set up 50/34 11--32

...
09-04-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 678
Posted By squirtdad

oh....you are going to fit in :)

oh....you are going to fit in :)
Forum: Introductions
09-04-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By squirtdad

welcome sounds like you should check out C&V ...

welcome sounds like you should check out C&V https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/
09-04-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By squirtdad

Continental GP 5000 great tire. check the...

Continental GP 5000 great tire. check the uk sites (chain reaction, pro bike kit, ribble, wiggle, etc) for good prices
09-04-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,614
Posted By squirtdad

same here....just don't lay the bike down on the...

same here....just don't lay the bike down on the derailler side :)
09-04-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By squirtdad

here is your best source/discussion are for...

here is your best source/discussion are for tubular https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/154679-totally-tubular.html

I use caffelatex, in my tubulars but have a pressure can of pit stop...
09-03-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By squirtdad

that sure looks to me like it matches what the OP...

that sure looks to me like it matches what the OP has really different approach with no high low...... the whole AX group was a bit that way
09-03-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,171
Posted By squirtdad

Like that one reminds me to listen to some...

Like that one reminds me to listen to some bodeans...havn't for a while
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