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Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 502
Posted By delbiker1

I have a lot of tires and tubes on hand right...

I have a lot of tires and tubes on hand right now. The four bikes I regularly ride will all need new tires by mid spring. Recently, it seems to me, there have been numerous sales that have included...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 825,008
Posted By delbiker1

I posted this Airborne Zeppelin back in 2018, but...

I posted this Airborne Zeppelin back in 2018, but I just finished rebuilding it. It did have a mix of 9 speed Tiagra 4500, 105, Ultegra 6500, which I switched out to all 10 speed Ultegra 6700...
02-27-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 767
Posted By delbiker1

Testors' is available from Ebay, Amazon, etc. I...

Testors' is available from Ebay, Amazon, etc. I did not look extensively, but the colors I looked for are readily available.
02-26-21, 03:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By delbiker1

I have Truvativ GXP crankset and BB on a 2006...

I have Truvativ GXP crankset and BB on a 2006 Schwinn SS DBX. They have a lot of miles on them and have been really good. I have pulled them off the bike a couple of times in 15 years and they are...
02-24-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,861
Posted By delbiker1

I really go by one hard rule, that IMO, covers...

I really go by one hard rule, that IMO, covers all important areas: "My safety is primarily up to me." I certainly have other "rules" that are bendable.
02-24-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3,716
Views: 336,544
Posted By delbiker1

Mad Honk, another display of generosity towards...

Mad Honk, another display of generosity towards fellow cyclists. Good on ya'!
02-22-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3,716
Views: 336,544
Posted By delbiker1

6700 brake adjuster

I am looking for an Ultegra 6700 brake cable tension adjuster. It is different than the 5700. I think the Dura Ace 9000 is the same. I have a limited number of items that I could trade. Or I can just...
02-21-21, 01:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,128
Posted By delbiker1

Definitely would like to give this a try. I have...

Definitely would like to give this a try. I have never even seen a velodrome in person. Excellent way to be introduced.
Forum: Introductions
02-18-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By delbiker1

hb, welcome to BikeForums. The only advice I can...

hb, welcome to BikeForums. The only advice I can give you is to check out the Adaptive Cycling thread located right below the General Discussion thread. Other than age related, I do not have special...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,221
Posted By delbiker1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=beSUvIIwOto&ab_cha...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=beSUvIIwOto&ab_channel=Art%27sCyclery

I have 5700 STI shift/brake levers and they do not work well with 4600 or 6600 calipers that I have. The 5700 are the hidden...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 06:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,221
Posted By delbiker1

What brake levers are matched with the calipers?...

What brake levers are matched with the calipers? It could be you are using a set that has cable pull that does not match with the calipers.
02-18-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By delbiker1

What length are the crank arms?

What length are the crank arms?
02-17-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,574
Posted By delbiker1

I did not check a box as my situation is not...

I did not check a box as my situation is not covered. I do have a Brooks B17 narrow and very much dislike it. I tried for months to get to where I could use it for extended rides, but about an hour...
02-15-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By delbiker1

I have a frame with Aelle tubing. It measures...

I have a frame with Aelle tubing. It measures 29.1mm with calipers. I do not know what you now have, but here are some options.
...
02-15-21, 04:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 455
Posted By delbiker1

The temperature for baking the powder coating...

The temperature for baking the powder coating does not get hot enough to affect steel, titanium or aluminum. I do not know about CF. It just cures/hardens the pc.
02-14-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 63,483
Posted By delbiker1

A bald, clean shaven, wrinkly faced 68 year old...

A bald, clean shaven, wrinkly faced 68 year old man on the thin side.
02-14-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,735
Posted By delbiker1

Retro Cruiser Bicycles banana bikes beach...

Retro Cruiser Bicycles banana bikes beach cruisers bicycle retro vintage kustom custom (http://www.retrocruiserbicycles.com/)

The phone number listed on the site is a Maryland cell number, but the...
02-14-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 998
Posted By delbiker1

gugie, the 410 phone is Fred's cell phone. It is...

gugie, the 410 phone is Fred's cell phone. It is the best way to contact him. They are actually located near Lincoln, Del. He did have a phone where his shop is, but even if it is still in operation,...
02-14-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By delbiker1

Very nice. Is that Prismatic powder, what color,...

Very nice. Is that Prismatic powder, what color, and is it one or two stage?
02-14-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 455
Posted By delbiker1

Absolutely safe for steel. Some C&V aficionados...

Absolutely safe for steel. Some C&V aficionados feel that powder coating negatively affects the lines of the lugs on lugged bikes. I have two steel frames/forks that I had powder coated. One is a two...
02-13-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By delbiker1

USPS woes

I have gotten to the point that I am quite leery of ordering anything that has to be shipped via USPS. In the past 3 months, I have 3 items lost, one never found and two pending. Also, numerous items...
02-08-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 617
Posted By delbiker1

About a 2 foot long cheater bar extension on the...

About a 2 foot long cheater bar extension on the wrench and use your foot/leg power.
02-07-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 584
Posted By delbiker1

I do not know that this will be true in your...

I do not know that this will be true in your case, however, I have an Airborne Titanium frame that does not have the space for the 28mm tires I have tried. It is close, but no go. It really is the...
02-06-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 358
Posted By delbiker1

I suppose it is possible, but not a simple, low...

I suppose it is possible, but not a simple, low cost change. Pretty sure you would have to switch the whole the shifter/brake lever components as well as running hydraulic lines to the new brakes...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-21, 05:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By delbiker1

You can purchase covers for SPD-SL cleats. I have...

You can purchase covers for SPD-SL cleats. I have a couple of pairs and they are easy to snap on and off, and make walking much more easy/safe. IIRC, they are around $14 per pair, but I bought them...
02-05-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,283
Posted By delbiker1

Do not buy it, my opinion.

Do not buy it, my opinion.
01-27-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,384
Posted By delbiker1

I have used the equation on Park Tool website and...

I have used the equation on Park Tool website and came up with the same length as doing the large/large. I no longer use the equation.
01-27-21, 04:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By delbiker1

I have never tried Microshift, but I have...

I have never tried Microshift, but I have replaced 5600/6600 shifters with new Tiagra 4600 and they work really well. I have purchased 2 sets of them off Ebay and they ship from Taiwan for $100. The...
01-27-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 998
Posted By delbiker1

gugie, Retro Cruiser Bicycles banana bikes beach...

gugie, Retro Cruiser Bicycles banana bikes beach cruisers bicycle retro vintage kustom custom (http://www.retrocruiserbicycles.com/) I will post this in your other thread.
01-26-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By delbiker1

I have a both a 9 and 10 speed Miche Primato...

I have a both a 9 and 10 speed Miche Primato cassette. I have had no problem with the 9 speed. The ten speed I purchased, 13-30 Shimano compatible, had an issue with the 30T cog not being Shimano...
01-25-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 998
Posted By delbiker1

I have had a couple of bikes powder coated by a...

I have had a couple of bikes powder coated by a local guy here in southern Delaware. The first was a 2 stage called Illusion Root beer and it came out spectacular. That was $180, but I had already...
01-21-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,068
Posted By delbiker1

For what it is worth, if that was my bike, that...

For what it is worth, if that was my bike, that aluminum tubing would already be in the recycle bin.
01-18-21, 04:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,555
Posted By delbiker1

billnuke1 Really sorry for the woes you and your...

billnuke1 Really sorry for the woes you and your wife are dealing with. Having an indoor workshop is a worthwhile investment. I live by myself in a small 3 bedroom. The two small, spare rooms are...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,810
Posted By delbiker1

In 2017 I purchased a used 2003 or 04 Airborne...

In 2017 I purchased a used 2003 or 04 Airborne Zeppelin, mostly Ultegra 6500. Other than the wheels, it was in really good shape and the initial cost was $630, including shipping. Soon after...
01-10-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,428
Posted By delbiker1

Regular cork bar tape is still a go to for many,...

Regular cork bar tape is still a go to for many, Cinelli is one. There is now a gel cork tape, also Cinelli, have not tried but will. It has good reviews. Unfortunately for me, my favorite tape is no...
01-09-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By delbiker1

Just search youtube for flushing brake/shifters...

Just search youtube for flushing brake/shifters levers. Same for google
01-09-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 867
Posted By delbiker1

The past few years I have been spending a lot of...

The past few years I have been spending a lot of dollars on all kinds of bike related stuff. I started working on my bikes, so, I purchased quite a few tools. My number of bikes went up to 8. I got a...
01-09-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By delbiker1

I believe I just was not focused on what I was...

I believe I just was not focused on what I was doing and got the lock ring started crooked. Once it got hung up, I forced it a bit, then backed it off and saw the metal shavings and the messed up...
01-09-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 60,407
Views: 9,016,589
Posted By delbiker1

Spaghetti Legs, I saw the posting for the Road...

Spaghetti Legs, I saw the posting for the Road Logic yesterday. What a nice looking frame set. I no longer have a blue bike, though blue is my favorite color, and would seriously consider this one if...
01-09-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By delbiker1

Fixing free hub

I somehow managed to strip the threads on a Shimano compatible, Campagnolo free hub, I had ordered a replacement, they are not cheap, but it was lost in the shipping process. Before re-ordering, I...
01-08-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,563
Posted By delbiker1

jamesdak, I have been enjoying following your...

jamesdak, I have been enjoying following your Stella thread, interesting and informative. I have been going back and forth in my head on getting another project, but I am going to stick with working...
01-07-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,020
Posted By delbiker1

If I had been trying to get updated with the...

If I had been trying to get updated with the latest news and missed my bike ride, then I would have missed something important to me. I have not had TV reception since I bought and moved into my...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,872
Posted By delbiker1

I have had a couple of issues with Fedex. Right...

I have had a couple of issues with Fedex. Right now I am waiting on a Shimano comp. Campy freehub for Zonda wheels. I have had my Fedex tracking number for over 3 weeks, but I cannot get any more...
01-04-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,273
Posted By delbiker1

I have 8 bikes, a 3 bedroom home with large,...

I have 8 bikes, a 3 bedroom home with large, enclosed front and back porches, 3 work stands and no wife. My bikes and I win.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,060
Posted By delbiker1

I use both spd and spd-sl. I do feel like the...

I use both spd and spd-sl. I do feel like the spd-sl are a bit harder to disengage, but not bad. I find both types have their advantages over the other. My biggest drawback on the spd-sl is the lack...
01-02-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,563
Posted By delbiker1

jamesdak The Stella is looking good. The crankset...

jamesdak The Stella is looking good. The crankset and new rings look like they were made for each other, very nice!
01-01-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,487
Posted By delbiker1

I guess my cycling goals for 2021 are a bit...

I guess my cycling goals for 2021 are a bit varied. I want to use my bikes more for errands, shopping and commuting type trips. I am not setting any mileage or time in saddle goals this year. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 825,008
Posted By delbiker1

Het Volk That is a fine looking Lemond. I love...

Het Volk
That is a fine looking Lemond. I love the decals. I have 2 Lemond 853 and an Airborne ti, but a titanium Lemond in my size, 53/54 cm, is a bike I would seriously consider purchasing.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 18,140
Posted By delbiker1

20 mile ride this morning for 8000 miles in 2020,...

20 mile ride this morning for 8000 miles in 2020, all outdoors and not more than 100 miles off road/mup.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,245
Posted By delbiker1

Last 2020 post

This morning I got in a 20 mile ride to give me 8000 for 2020, not quite a 22 mile per day average. My previous yearly high was 6000 in 2017.
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