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07-19-19, 12:44 AM
Replies: 1,457
Views: 109,571
Posted By Kuromori

Just need the crank to finish rounding out my...

Just need the crank to finish rounding out my Shimano bike. Still looking looking for 1st generation Deore cranks with the oversized pedal holes (FC-DE20/30) in 165mm, willing to pay for these if...
07-18-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By Kuromori

Well technically a steel frame is ~0.3% carbon....

Well technically a steel frame is ~0.3% carbon. Sante is a neat group, which I can only imagine was designed for dentists with the pearly white color scheme and avoidance of cavities on the...
07-15-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 281
Posted By Kuromori

The barrel does not rotate nor thread into the...

The barrel does not rotate nor thread into the brake arm for this kind of adjuster. It has flats to prevent it from rotating in the arm. The thumbnut is not a locknut, it is the adjuster which lifts...
07-13-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 836
Posted By Kuromori

I think it's more like most vintage road frames...

I think it's more like most vintage road frames have a more medium sized top tube than one might expect, due to lugs.
07-13-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,376
Posted By Kuromori

I think for the last several years, every last...

I think for the last several years, every last place finisher and DNF was on a carbon-frame bike too.
07-11-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By Kuromori

They sell adapter bushings. The disadvantage of...

They sell adapter bushings. The disadvantage of drilling out nuts yourself is that if they're stainless they're hard to drill and you need a cobalt bit or similar. If they're plated, you're still...
07-10-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,665
Posted By Kuromori

Too literal

Too literal
07-10-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 962
Posted By Kuromori

2-bolt seatpost designs really help with getting...

2-bolt seatpost designs really help with getting the angle just right. I personally don't find leather saddle more comfortable than an agreeable foam saddle, but it is more likely I'll find a Brooks...
07-10-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 496
Posted By Kuromori

I've used cheap and probably diluted drain...

I've used cheap and probably diluted drain cleaner (NaOH). The part needs to be adequately suspended or agitated to make sure there's no spots where it doesn't work. Don't keep wiping off residue to...
07-10-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By Kuromori

Overheating 753 just turns it into 531.

Overheating 753 just turns it into 531.
07-10-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By Kuromori

It's a more of a sport touring frame than a...

It's a more of a sport touring frame than a loaded touring frame. Note the lack of rack mounts, which explains the lack of 531ST. The blurb for 531ST specifically mentions pannier loads and the chart...
07-05-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 396
Posted By Kuromori

Most seat posts, sans cheap seat pillars with a...

Most seat posts, sans cheap seat pillars with a separate clamp, don't have an exposed hole like that. Most posts have flutes above the clamping area, or at least have an end point. I only recall...
07-05-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 396
Posted By Kuromori

I'm pretty sure it's just a plug to stop water...

I'm pretty sure it's just a plug to stop water from having a giant hole to enter the frame through.
07-05-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,430
Posted By Kuromori

Pashley is actually an old British bike...

Pashley is actually an old British bike manufacturer from when all old British bike manufacturers were making bikes like that though. Look through their 30's catalogs and you will find the typical...
07-05-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By Kuromori

I'm also curious how you derived these axle...

I'm also curious how you derived these axle lengths. I'm pretty sure a prelude is 100mm OLD front, 126mm rear, so ~108mm overall for a QR axle, funny Schwinn washers or not. A rear QR axle would...
07-05-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By Kuromori

Allvit does not have a sprung B-pivot so housing...

Allvit does not have a sprung B-pivot so housing loop will have little effect unless it is holding it back from hitting the stop on the hanger nor does it have a B-adjust screw. Not only that but the...
07-03-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,007
Posted By Kuromori

If it fits easily and isn't undersize, then it...

If it fits easily and isn't undersize, then it fits. Obviously one too big won't fit, and there are concerns about stems too small because some (AVA) of them have designs prone to cracking and the...
07-03-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,063
Posted By Kuromori

How do you define hand-made? Many factories used...

How do you define hand-made? Many factories used similar methods employed by custom builders, just scaled up and organized more like an assembly line. Where is the cutoff between hand made and not...
07-03-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By Kuromori

Suntour shifters for side mounted bosses normally...

Suntour shifters for side mounted bosses normally fit Campy/Italian style bosses, or what is generally understood to be standard. Obviously the ones that mount on top (like Suntour symmetric) don't....
07-01-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,158
Posted By Kuromori

Yeah, I mentioned that earlier in the thread...

Yeah, I mentioned that earlier in the thread since the "myth" addresses descending on tubulars from a handling and not safety perspective. Tubeless tires are less likely to blow out and come off than...
07-01-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,158
Posted By Kuromori

I can't remember where but I remember a pro...

I can't remember where but I remember a pro saying he was only going to race on tubeless after he won some race and discovered he got a flat which sealed, although I know tubulars can be run with...
06-30-19, 10:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,158
Posted By Kuromori

Some pros have also been moving away from...

Some pros have also been moving away from tubulars, I guess for some mix of disc brakes not overheating rims and tubeless clinchers. From what I can tell, a major racing advantage of a tubular is...
06-30-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,158
Posted By Kuromori

I don't want to be too harsh, but it seems like...

I don't want to be too harsh, but it seems like he's doing a bit of making up his own argument for wide rims, then acts a bit bewildered when that's not why wide rims are used, then continues along...
06-26-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,691
Posted By Kuromori

The big problem with repairs is it costs money,...

The big problem with repairs is it costs money, often not trivial. It can add up if you have to send it to a specialist on top of high specialized labor rates, often more than the cost of finding...
06-26-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,321
Posted By Kuromori

You can get a new gravel bike for $500 though.

You can get a new gravel bike for $500 though.
06-26-19, 03:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 475
Posted By Kuromori

It's a DeRosa, so Italian, especially considering...

It's a DeRosa, so Italian, especially considering the 70 marking, not Swiss.
06-25-19, 11:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,007
Posted By Kuromori

Assuming you don't have a 25.4mm stem for a 1...

Assuming you don't have a 25.4mm stem for a 1 1/8" steerer, you might also have a Schwinn or other American bike that uses slightly different sized stem which is between French and English.
06-25-19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,691
Posted By Kuromori

I still think the primary purpose is to shorten...

I still think the primary purpose is to shorten the distance and counteract the cons of a long A/B distance. What you're talking about is partially remedied by making the RD swing in both directions...
06-25-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,691
Posted By Kuromori

You know, I imagine it would work decent enough....

You know, I imagine it would work decent enough. As far as I can tell, the primary purpose of the drop parallelogram is to shorten the distance between the A/B pivots while maintaining a reasonable...
06-19-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 786
Posted By Kuromori

I thought the Super Course was straight gauge 531...

I thought the Super Course was straight gauge 531 front triangle?
06-14-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,184
Posted By Kuromori

The normal non-Brooks verson of the carrera is...

The normal non-Brooks verson of the carrera is tweedless and comes in normal colors, like black or white.
06-13-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 512
Posted By Kuromori

He might not need them, but he wants them. ...

He might not need them, but he wants them.

I'm not sure they have an official name, but you'll probably get more hits for dropout spacer. Seems like an ideal job for 3d printing, but the metal...
06-13-19, 04:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 794
Posted By Kuromori

I don't have one in front of me, but if you were...

I don't have one in front of me, but if you were able to give the bolt a few turns it should already be disengaged. I believe the bolt has 2 different thread pitches which are both LH threads. When...
06-12-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 794
Posted By Kuromori

It seems to be that Shimano stems are a better...

It seems to be that Shimano stems are a better design in this regard. Tapping should be completely unnecessary because turning the screw should force the expander out.
06-12-19, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 794
Posted By Kuromori

They don't though? HS-7400 has a cone like all...

They don't though? HS-7400 has a cone like all the other DA stems, and HS-6400 has a wedge like all the other 600 stems. 600 stems have a nut on the bottom of the wedge, DA stems have set screws that...
06-12-19, 05:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,536
Posted By Kuromori

It's easier to install and harder to lose...

It's easier to install and harder to lose bearings.
06-12-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By Kuromori

It's not low end, and many of the parts have been...

It's not low end, and many of the parts have been swapped out for modern parts.
06-12-19, 05:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By Kuromori

Oops, should have PM'd first asked questions later

Oops, should have PM'd first asked questions later
06-12-19, 04:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By Kuromori

It limits the movement of the shift lever, like...

It limits the movement of the shift lever, like tabbed washers with square holes for other brand downtube shifters, and also has splines that act as a stationary reference point for levers with index...
06-11-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By Kuromori

That's based on you actually using a giant...

That's based on you actually using a giant cassette though.
06-11-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 418
Posted By Kuromori

IGH shifters are index. I would be tempted to...

IGH shifters are index. I would be tempted to just try to epoxy a cable ferrule in the right spot and build it up with epoxy.
06-11-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By Kuromori

Is that a super plate RD? I've been looking for...

Is that a super plate RD? I've been looking for one of those.
06-10-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By Kuromori

Since you already have a 3x9, have you considered...

Since you already have a 3x9, have you considered a 26T inner ring? I've found 26T to sort of work with STI, and 26x28 is marginally lower than 30x32. Alternatively an older Deore RD might not look...
06-10-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,134
Posted By Kuromori

There's a carbon Diamondback Podium with 50th SR....

There's a carbon Diamondback Podium with 50th SR. That's pretty close.
06-08-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,265
Posted By Kuromori

I realize this is an old thread that recently got...

I realize this is an old thread that recently got bumped, and I'm responding to a lot of old comments, but I feel compelled to offer my input ambiguities surrounding 531 since I've spent a lot of...
06-03-19, 02:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,720
Posted By Kuromori

The problem is that Shimano decided to use the...

The problem is that Shimano decided to use the same molded part number early on and differentiate 7400 compatible bar end shifters and normal ones with a small silver sticker on the lever that says...
06-01-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,342
Posted By Kuromori

Are you talking about friction shifting with...

Are you talking about friction shifting with modern index chain and cogs, or friction shifting on older equipment? Because my point is that shifting aids that help with indexing also have some...
06-01-19, 03:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
Posted By Kuromori

Pretty sure it's just the very unhelpful acciaio...

Pretty sure it's just the very unhelpful acciaio speciale decal. The only thing to be gleamed from it is it's probably from the late 70s. I can't really imagine the tubes wouldn't be standard...
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By Kuromori

Hate to say it, but if you ever do anything...

Hate to say it, but if you ever do anything custom or buy new parts, not nearly as much as you put into it, and not nearly as much as you thought it was worth when building it up. Not even if you get...
05-28-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,113
Posted By Kuromori

Several French makers, including constructeurs...

Several French makers, including constructeurs made a "Federal" model according to the specifications of the FFCT (Fédération française de cyclotourisme) which was meant to be affordably priced. I...
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